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180000 famous quotes part 134 – 133001 to 134000

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180000 famous quotes part 134 – 133001 to 134000

133001. The new meaning of soul is creativity and mysticism. These will become the foundation of the new psychological type and with him or her will come the new civilization. – Otto Rank

133002. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, for there are plenty of others. – Otto Rank

133003. The correct didactic analysis is one that does not in the least differ from the curative treatment. How, indeed, shall the future analyst learn the technique if he does not experience it just exactly as he is to apply it later? – Otto Rank

133004. Art is life’s dream interpretation. – Otto Rank

133005. Thou shalt not give birth reluctantly. – Otto Rank

133006. Every generation is equidistant from God. – Leopold Von Ranke

133007. He who overcomes himself is divine. Most see their ruin before their eyes; but they go on into it. – Leopold Von Ranke

133008. You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was. – Leopold Von Ranke

133009. It is unconscionable that 10,000 boys have died in Vietnam. If 10,000 American women had mind enough they could end the war, if they were committed to the task, even if it meant going to jail. – Jeanette Rankin

133010. There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense. – Jeanette Rankin

133011. War is the slaughter of human beings, temporarily regarded as enemies, on as large a scale as possible. – Jeanette Rankin

133012. We’re half the people; we should be half the Congress. – Jeanette Rankin

133013. What one decides to do in crisis depends on one’s philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn’t any philosophy in crises, others make the decision. – Jeanette Rankin

133014. Men and women are like right and left hands; it doesn’t make sense not to use both. – Jeanette Rankin

133015. As a woman I can’t go to war, and I refuse to send anyone else. – Jeanette Rankin

133016. I want to stand by my country, but I cannot vote for war. – Jeanette Rankin

133017. If I had my life to live over, I would do it all again, but this time I would be nastier. – Jeanette Rankin

133018. Killing more people won’t help matters. – Jeanette Rankin

133019. Small use it will be to save democracy for the race if we cannot save the race for democracy. – Jeanette Rankin

133020. You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. – Jeannette Rankin

133021. You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go. – Jeannette Rankin

133022. For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances, until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of logic that plays havoc with the other faculties. – John C. Ransom

133023. And how can poetry stand up against its new conditions? Its position is perfectly precarious. – John C. Ransom

133024. But we moderns are impatient and destructive. – John C. Ransom

133025. He can develop sense and style, in the manner of distinguished modern prose, in which event he may be sure that the result will not fall into any objective form. – John C. Ransom

133026. It is a miracle of harmony, of the adaptation of the free inner life to the outward necessity of things. – John C. Ransom

133027. Now between the meanings of words and their sounds there is ordinarily no discoverable relation except one of accident; and it is therefore miraculous, to the mystic, when words which make sense can also make a uniform objective structure of accents and rhymes. – John C. Ransom

133028. Or he can work it out as a metrical and formal exercise, but he will be disappointed in its content. The New Year’s prospect fairly chills his daunting breast. – John C. Ransom

133029. The arts generally have had to recognize Modernism – how should poetry escape? – John C. Ransom

133030. Their free verse was no form at all, yet it made history. – John C. Ransom

133031. Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense – very far in excess of one-half of one per cent – into their otherwise sober documents. – John C. Ransom

133032. And yet what is Modernism? It is undefined. – John C. Ransom

133033. When critics are waiting to pounce upon poetic style on exactly the same grounds as if it were prose, the poets tremble. – John C. Ransom

133034. Too much is demanded by the critic, attempted by the poet. – John C. Ransom

133035. Man was created as a being who should constantly keep improving, a being who on reaching one goal sets a higher one. – Ralph Ransom

133036. Life is a series of steps. Things are done gradually. Once in a while there is a giant step, but most of the time we are taking small, seemingly insignificant steps on the stairway of life. – Ralph Ransom

133037. All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today. – Ralph Ransom

133038. Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy. – Ralph Ransom

133039. Grab a chance and you won’t be sorry for a might-have-been. – Arthur Ransome

133040. When a thing’s done, it’s done, and if it’s not done right, do it differently next time. – Arthur Ransome

133041. I think I believe a little bit in the power of people to really cast a bad energy on you if they want to. If the bad mojo wants to come your way, look out. – Dileep Rao

133042. I think if you look at Sam Raimi and Jim Cameron, those guys know things about filmmaking that almost nobody knows anymore. They are students of film from when they handmade films themselves, you know cut films with their own hands and razor blades and tape. – Dileep Rao

133043. Only a genius can play a fool. – Michael Rapaport

133044. The television critic, whatever his pretensions, does not labour in the same vineyard as those he criticizes; his grapes are all sour. – Frederic Raphael

133045. As Oscar Wilde should have said, when bad ideas have nowhere else to go, they emigrate to America and become university courses. – Frederic Raphael

133046. Frankly, if people aren’t going to cast me because I’m queer, than I don’t want to work with them. – Anthony Rapp

133047. Labels are for cans, not people. – Anthony Rapp

133048. There is only one you for all time. Fearlessly be yourself. – Anthony Rapp

133049. Acting is like going to the gym. You have to keep yourself in shape and concentrate on your core. – Anthony Rapp

133050. What no wife of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when he’s staring out of the window. – Burton Rascoe

133051. What he showed me was not what I had to get, but what I already have. I am just myself, and who I am is a lot. – Phylicia Rashad

133052. What I love about being an actress is being able to really look into myself and understand another human being. – Phylicia Rashad

133053. I am having a good time doing nothing. – Phylicia Rashad

133054. The stubbornness I had as a child has been transmitted into perseverance. I can let go but I don’t give up. I don’t beat myself up about negative things. – Phylicia Rashad

133055. There’s always something to suggest that you’ll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving. – Phylicia Rashad

133056. When I am presented with good work, I accept it. Wherever it is. – Phylicia Rashad

133057. Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining. – Jef Raskin

133058. Users do not care about what is inside the box, as long as the box does what they need done. – Jef Raskin

133059. The system should treat all user input as sacred. – Jef Raskin

133060. Once the product’s task is known, design the interface first; then implement to the interface design. – Jef Raskin

133061. As far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product. – Jef Raskin

133062. An interface is humane if it is responsive to human needs and considerate of human frailties. – Jef Raskin

133063. A computer shall not waste your time or require you to do more work than is strictly necessary. – Jef Raskin

133064. A computer shall not harm your work or, through inaction, allow your work to come to harm. – Jef Raskin

133065. Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us. – Jef Raskin

133066. Europe should stick to an open economy, to competition and we should refuse protectionism. It will not save one single job in the long run to protect non-competitive industries. – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

133067. More than forty years of Communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe resulted in an unhappy and artificial division of Europe. It is this dark chapter of European history that we now have the opportunity to close. – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

133068. We’re strongly in favor of the U.N. plan for a solution to the Cyprus conflict. Hopefully a solution can be found before the end of this summit, but we cannot and will not let it block our decisions on enlargement. – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

133069. As one grows older one becomes more critical of oneself and less of other people. – Basil Rathbone

133070. Sometimes I just crave to play in Shakespeare again and I know and love playing Orlando so much. – Basil Rathbone

133071. Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart. – Basil Rathbone

133072. Could you let me have the 3 weeks due to me now and if I work again before August I must of course repay you at the rate of exchange you let me have it at now if you kindly will. – Basil Rathbone

133073. I cannot tell you much about the picture- it depends on so many things, the first of which that comes to my mind is: splendid as he is, is there too much of Spencer Tracy. – Basil Rathbone

133074. Truth is inner harmony. – Walther Rathenau

133075. This race is hotter than a Times Square Rolex. – Dan Rather

133076. Journalists should denounce government by public opinion polls. – Dan Rather

133077. Never eat spinach just before going on the air. – Dan Rather

133078. Once the herd starts moving in one direction, it’s very hard to turn it, even slightly. – Dan Rather

133079. Only votes talk, everything else walks. – Dan Rather

133080. Performing doesn’t turn me on. It’s an egomaniac business, filled with prima donnas – including this one. – Dan Rather

133081. They may have turned this up, whether you had the Paula Jones case or not. But again maybe not, but again that’s like if a frog had side pockets he’d probably wear a handgun. – Dan Rather

133082. Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn’t block traffic. – Dan Rather

133083. Those market researchers… are playing games with you and me and with this entire country. Their so-called samples of opinion are no more accurate or reliable than my grandmother’s big toe was when it came to predicting the weather. – Dan Rather

133084. To err is human but to really foul up requires a computer. – Dan Rather

133085. What I say or do here won’t matter much, nor should it. – Dan Rather

133086. If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all. – Dan Rather

133087. The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called “truth”. – Dan Rather

133088. Are the Democrats going to dance the mandate Macarena? – Dan Rather

133089. I’ve always tried to be fair, even-handed, not an advocate for any group. – Dan Rather

133090. And now the sequence of events in no particular order. – Dan Rather

133091. A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well. – Dan Rather

133092. An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger. – Dan Rather

133093. Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow. – Dan Rather

133094. Despite what many Americans think, most Soviets do not yearn for capitalism or Western-style democracy. – Dan Rather

133095. Don’t taunt the alligator until after you’ve crossed the creek. – Dan Rather

133096. Fear rules almost every newsroom in the country. – Dan Rather

133097. For years Don Imus was just – boy, he was merciless in his criticism of me. Maybe it was justified, but that didn’t mean it didn’t hurt. – Dan Rather

133098. I don’t back down. I don’t cave when the pressure gets too great from these partisan political ideological forces. – Dan Rather

133099. I’m proud to say I’ve never been anybody’s lapdog. – Dan Rather

133100. We also need a fund that can say ‘no’. – Rodrigo Rato

133101. There is not an alternative to the US as the engine for growth. – Rodrigo Rato

133102. We would certainly encourage the Italian government to put forward an ambitious agenda of reform. – Rodrigo Rato

133103. We have seen a strong increase in oil prices and up to this year we see that the world has been able to absorb that. – Rodrigo Rato

133104. We believe that the Federal Reserve has to carry on with a progressive increase in interest rates as a consequence of the American economy. – Rodrigo Rato

133105. To try to correct imbalances with trade restrictions is a grave error. – Rodrigo Rato

133106. What we have achieved is a good example of how the right policies deliver. – Rodrigo Rato

133107. Oil prices have certainly become a threat for the world economy. – Rodrigo Rato

133108. Most cases, I would say, in a huge amount of cases, countries that have worked with us and have used our financial facilities have come out quick… more quickly and in a better shape from a crisis than would have come out otherwise. – Rodrigo Rato

133109. Masood Ahmed brings to the position of director of external relations extensive experience gained in a range of senior positions in international finance and development. – Rodrigo Rato

133110. I mean, the world has already done a big, big effort to forget debt to countries heavily indebted and with low income. And that has given good chances to countries to get out of poverty. – Rodrigo Rato

133111. And then you might decide that the country can just spend maybe years or decades to regain that credit, or maybe give that county the support, the financial support that the market is not willing not do. – Rodrigo Rato

133112. And it’s also producing a growth in debt to the United States that will weight very heavily in a country that has to address issues like having more old people to be covered by Social Security or by pension in the future. – Rodrigo Rato

133113. We have believed for many years, much earlier than anyone else was talking about this issue, that it was in the interest of China to evolve to a more flexible exchange rate system. – Rodrigo Rato

133114. So the American economy needs the world, and the world needs the American economy. – Rodrigo Rato

133115. A playwright must be his own audience. A novelist may lose his readers for a few pages; a playwright never dares lose his audience for a minute. – Terence Rattigan

133116. Will this new play be good or bad? Nothing else matters. Nothing at all. – Terence Rattigan

133117. The pollution they produce, market, sell, and show to billions around the world is at its core contemptuous of the country that gave them better lives than nearly 100 percent of everybody who’s ever lived. And they pass that contempt along for everyone to see. – John Ratzenberger

133118. So many actors have sheer guts, will, and determination; they just need some preparation. – John Ratzenberger

133119. When I go to the garage to pick up my clubs, I clean the spider webs off. – John Ratzenberger

133120. So many people aren’t ready for Hollywood – professionally or practically. – John Ratzenberger

133121. It appalls me that the people who decide what Americans will be watching on the tube have never been to the United States. Not the real United States. – John Ratzenberger

133122. Sure, the comedians who swear or use scatological humor can get laughs, but they’re uncomfortable laughs. – John Ratzenberger

133123. The last thing on my mind was to be an actor, but I had a crush on a cute girl in the drama department, so the best thing for me to do was audition, help out, do carpentry, whatever it took to get me on that project. – John Ratzenberger

133124. On my visits back home, if they saw that I was getting a big head, they’d let me know right away. – John Ratzenberger

133125. There are technologies you couldn’t predict at all when I started. – John Ratzenberger

133126. There are times over different projects when I’ve asked the writers why people are swearing for no good reason. I tell them that it would be funnier if there weren’t these swear words. – John Ratzenberger

133127. They need to be re-supplied with energy, and that energy comes from asking not what your country can do for you, but from what you can do for your country. – John Ratzenberger

133128. Two days later I got a call that they wanted to try out the character for seven episodes. Eleven years and 22 Emmys later, Cliff was still sitting at that bar. – John Ratzenberger

133129. You’ll be tested every single day. – John Ratzenberger

133130. You’ve got to write for your audience. – John Ratzenberger

133131. I’ve turned down projects based on raunchiness before. – John Ratzenberger

133132. To them, the real United States is just flyover country. – John Ratzenberger

133133. But from what I can see all around me today, that America is fading fast, if it’s not already gone. – John Ratzenberger

133134. In fact, my son learned his first swear word from E.T. at age five. The way I look at it, E.T. stole a bit of my son’s childhood. – John Ratzenberger

133135. A farce, or slapstick humor, does well universally. – John Ratzenberger

133136. Before 1972, no actors got residuals. They just got paid. No residuals. – John Ratzenberger

133137. Diabetes affects my family. One of my kids is affected by it. – John Ratzenberger

133138. Find people who share your values, and you’ll conquer the world together. – John Ratzenberger

133139. From what I can see, too many kids don’t learn pride in their country anymore. – John Ratzenberger

133140. Hollywood has lost touch with their audience a long time ago. – John Ratzenberger

133141. In L.A., though, people get off busses calling themselves actors, so many are really not professionals. – John Ratzenberger

133142. I come from Bridgeport, Connecticut and have friends I grew up with there. – John Ratzenberger

133143. I have been raising money for the past 14 years for diabetes research. – John Ratzenberger

133144. I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with. – John Ratzenberger

133145. I’d never been to acting school, so I never thought I’d get this far. – John Ratzenberger

133146. I’m concerned about the insidious influence of the media’s bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters. – John Ratzenberger

133147. I always played a soldier, sailor, or policemen. – John Ratzenberger

133148. After all, at end of the day, when you’re breathing your last, it’s not your producer, director, or cast mates by your bedside; it’s your children. Keep that in mind. – John Ratzenberger

133149. The fact that the church is convinced of not having the right to confer priestly ordination on women is now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution. – Joseph Ratzinger

133150. The fact that the Lord can work and act even with insufficient means consoles me, and above all I entrust myself to your prayers. – Joseph Ratzinger

133151. The real “action” in the liturgy in which we are all supposed to participate is the action of God himself. This is what is new and distinctive about the Christian liturgy: God himself acts and does what is essential. – Joseph Ratzinger

133152. The wrath of God is a way of saying that I have been living in a way that is contrary to the love that is God. Anyone who begins to live and grow away from God, who lives away from what is good, is turning his life toward wrath. – Joseph Ratzinger

133153. To me, its seems necessary to rediscover – and the energy to do so exists – that even the political and economic spheres need moral responsibility, a responsibility that is born in man’s heart and, in the end, has to do with the presence or absence of God. – Joseph Ratzinger

133154. Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude. – Joseph Ratzinger

133155. We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one’s own ego and one’s own desires. – Joseph Ratzinger

133156. We must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people. – Joseph Ratzinger

133157. The Cross is the approbation of our existence, not in words, but in an act so completely radical that it caused God to become flesh and pierced this flesh to the quick; that, to God, it was worth the death of his incarnate Son. – Joseph Ratzinger

133158. Our Christian conviction is that Christ is also the messiah of Israel. Certainly it is in the hands of God how and when the unification of Jews and Christians into the people of God will take place. – Joseph Ratzinger

133159. We can learn from him that suffering and the gift of himself is an essential gift we need in our time. – Joseph Ratzinger

133160. A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society. – Joseph Ratzinger

133161. Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or the workings of a democracy cannot be purely and simply applied to the Church. – Joseph Ratzinger

133162. Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not… with regard to abortion and euthanasia. – Joseph Ratzinger

133163. Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today’s standards. – Joseph Ratzinger

133164. Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me – a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord. – Joseph Ratzinger

133165. Celibacy is not a matter of compulsion. Someone is accepted as a priest only when he does it of his own accord. – Joseph Ratzinger

133166. An Adult faith does not follow the waves of fashion and the latest novelties. – Joseph Ratzinger

133167. Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin, it is more or less strong tendency ordered to an intrinsic moral evil, and thus the inclination itself must be seen as an objective disorder. – Joseph Ratzinger

133168. Above all, we must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people. – Joseph Ratzinger

133169. The Christian faith can never be separated from the soil of sacred events, from the choice made by God, who wanted to speak to us, to become man, to die and rise again, in a particular place and at a particular time. – Joseph Ratzinger

133170. The abuse of faith has to be resisted precisely. – Joseph Ratzinger

133171. A hundred years ago, of course, the question that the German Composers’ Co-operative asked itself sounded a lot more fundamental: How do you create a fair share for those who ensure that works can actually be performed at all? – Johannes Rau

133172. We must prepare the ground for creativity. And if this also gives rise later to success in the economic sense, success in terms of Euros and Cents, this will by no means reduce my joy. – Johannes Rau

133173. I understand the worries of many – not only here in this auditorium -, and some have already written to me to say that technical progress has lowered the threshold that stops people from helping themselves to protected works without the slightest embarrassment. – Johannes Rau

133174. Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability. – Johannes Rau

133175. Certainly the interest in asserting copyright is a justified one. – Johannes Rau

133176. But it is equally necessary to consider the implications for a society if there are fewer and fewer young people making music because we are economising on music schools or musical education in schools. – Johannes Rau

133177. A hundred years ago, when Richard Strauss, who has already been quoted and already been heard today, and other creative people, laid the foundation stone for the joint assertion of their rights and interests, they had pioneering work ahead of them in Germany. – Johannes Rau

133178. But I think that sensitivity is also a good counsellor when it comes to enforcing one’s interests. – Johannes Rau

133179. No matter where you go, there you are. – Earl Mac Rauch

133180. We are Americans. We – we – we are – we are doctors. We are investment bankers. We are taxi drivers. We are store keepers. We are lawyers. We are – we are part of the fabric of America. And the way that America today treats its Muslims is being watched by over a billion Muslims worldwide. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133181. We are not going to toy with our religion or any other. Nor are we going to barter. We are here to extend our hands to build peace and harmony. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133182. One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are – are – are living in – in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133183. The battleground has been moderates of all faith traditions in all the countries of the world against the radicals of all faith traditions in all parts of the world. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133184. We’ve got to be fair. You can’t say a place that has strip joints is sacred ground. We’ve got to be just. We’ve got to speak the truth. We’ve got to have justice for everybody. We’re a country of justice for all, not justice for non-Muslims only or some groups and not for others. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133185. In the Muslim world, there are many people who have been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists. But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle. And we must continue to wage the battle for peace. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133186. In spite of the polls, the fact is that American Muslims are very happy and they thrive in this country. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133187. I have never made a threat. I’ve never made a threat, never expressed a threat, never – I’ve never – I would never threaten violence ever, because I am a man of peace, dedicated to peace. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133188. I condemn everyone and anyone who commits acts of terrorism. And Hamas has committed acts of terrorism. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133189. My life has been devoted to peacemaking. – Feisal Abdul Rauf

133190. I wouldn’t use the same color in a picture in more than one place. – Robert Rauschenberg

133191. I’m not so facile that I can accomplish or find out what I want to know or explore enough of the possibilities and a way of making a painting, say, in just one painting or two paintings. – Robert Rauschenberg

133192. I’m sure we don’t read old paintings the way they were intended. – Robert Rauschenberg

133193. If you don’t have trouble paying the rent, you have trouble doing something else; one needs just a certain amount of trouble. – Robert Rauschenberg

133194. One can see that a canvas is six feet by eight feet, say, quite accurately. But you can spend two minutes and think it’s five, or thirty seconds and it’s just a different bed for activities there. – Robert Rauschenberg

133195. Oracle was I had started it I guess two and a half years ago, maybe even longer than that, closer to three. – Robert Rauschenberg

133196. I think maybe chance works better in a situation like music because music exists over a period of time, and you don’t maintain constantly the you can’t refer back from one area to another area. – Robert Rauschenberg

133197. The only thing that I could get with chance, and I never was able to use it, was that I would end up with something quite geometric or the spirit that I was interested in, indulging in, was gone. – Robert Rauschenberg

133198. Pollock also… wanted one to be wrapped in the painting. – Robert Rauschenberg

133199. There was a whole language that I could never make function for myself in relationship to painting and that was attitudes like tortured, struggle, pain. – Robert Rauschenberg

133200. Very quickly a painting is turned into a facsimile of itself when one becomes so familiar with with it that one recognizes it without looking at it. – Robert Rauschenberg

133201. Well, I like way downtown near the Battery. I lived down there at this time and for, I guess, the following well, this is where I moved to uptown and I’ve been here for four years and this is 1965. – Robert Rauschenberg

133202. You begin with the possibilities of the material. – Robert Rauschenberg

133203. So that ideas of sort of relaxed symmetry have been something for years that I have been concerned with because I think that symmetry is a neutral shape as opposed to a form of design. – Robert Rauschenberg

133204. And also the new excitement and variety of ways that the abstract expressionists were applying paint. You could put it on as though it were colored air and it would be painting. – Robert Rauschenberg

133205. The artist’s job is to be a witness to his time in history. – Robert Rauschenberg

133206. I think a painting is more like the real world if it’s made out the real world. – Robert Rauschenberg

133207. A newspaper that you’re not reading can be used for anything; and the same people didn’t think it was immoral to wrap their garbage in newspaper. – Robert Rauschenberg

133208. And all of this, all these physical aspects of painting at that time excited me very much. You could do a picture in just black and white. I mean all the things, whether you’re soliciting permission or not, do give you permission. – Robert Rauschenberg

133209. And I think a painting has such a limited life anyway. – Robert Rauschenberg

133210. And I think that even today, New York still has more of this unexpected quality around every corner than any place else. It’s something quite extraordinary. – Robert Rauschenberg

133211. But I found a lot of artists at the Cedar Bar were difficult for me to talk to. – Robert Rauschenberg

133212. Every time I’ve moved, my work has changed radically. – Robert Rauschenberg

133213. I always have a good reason for taking something out but I never have one for putting something in. And I don’t want to, because that means that the picture is being painted predigested. – Robert Rauschenberg

133214. I got so I was really just sick of sculpture. – Robert Rauschenberg

133215. I did a twenty foot print and John Cage is involved in that because he was the only person I knew in New York who had a car and who would be willing to do this. – Robert Rauschenberg

133216. I don’t think any one person, whether artist or not, has been given permission by anyone to put the responsibility of the way things are on anyone else. – Robert Rauschenberg

133217. I don’t mess around with my subconscious. – Robert Rauschenberg

133218. But I was in awe of the painters; I mean I was new in New York, and I thought the painting that was going on here was just unbelievable. – Robert Rauschenberg

133219. An empty canvas is full. – Robert Rauschenberg

133220. Christianity is in its nature revolutionary. – Walter Rauschenbusch

133221. Every generation tries to put its doctrine on a high shelf where the children can not reach it. – Walter Rauschenbusch

133222. Whoever sets any bounds for the reconstructive power of the religious life over the social relations and institutions of men, to that extent denies the faith of the Master. – Walter Rauschenbusch

133223. My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation. – Maurice Ravel

133224. We should always remember that sensitiveness and emotion constitute the real content of a work of art. – Maurice Ravel

133225. The only love affair I have ever had was with music. – Maurice Ravel

133226. Remember that I wrote a pavane for a dead princess, and not a dead pavane for a princess! – Maurice Ravel

133227. You might lose your spontaneity and, instead of composing first-rate Gershwin, end up with second rate Ravel. – Maurice Ravel

133228. Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second. – Maurice Ravel

133229. I did my work slowly, drop by drop. I tore it out of me by pieces. – Maurice Ravel

133230. I begin by considering an effect. – Maurice Ravel

133231. For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration, but by nature I’m different from him. I think I have always personally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy. – Maurice Ravel

133232. I am not one of the great composers. All the great have produced enormously. There is everything in their work – the best and the worst, but there is always quantity. But I have written relatively little. – Maurice Ravel

133233. And so, at the age of thirty, I had successively disgraced myself with three fine institutions, each of which had made me free of its full and rich resources, had trained me with skill and patience, and had shown me nothing but forbearance and charity when I failed in trust. – Simon Raven

133234. Art for art’s sake, money for God’s sake. – Simon Raven

133235. Gentlemen can now only behave as such, or be tolerated as such, in circumstances that are manifestly contrived or unreal. – Simon Raven

133236. How can I go on with this? Please God, let me win a football pool. – Simon Raven

133237. I loved the Army as an institution and loathed every single thing it required me to do. – Simon Raven

133238. I wanted to look at the upper-middle-class scene since the war, and in particular my generation’s part in it. We had spent our early years as privileged members of a privileged class. How were we faring in the Age of the Common Man? How ought we to be faring? – Simon Raven

133239. Nobody minded what you did in bed or what you said about God, a very civilized attitude in 1948. – Simon Raven

133240. Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another. I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read, let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very, very, very boring books. – Simon Raven

133241. What I gave I have, what I spent I had, what I left I lost by not giving it. – Thomas Ravenscroft

133242. You have another little drink, and I’ll have another little drink, and maybe we can work up some real family feeling here. – Irving Ravetch

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133243. Well, I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner. And that’s what I try to do, is sometimes I lean to one side of it, sometimes I lean to the other. – Irving Ravetch

133244. Happens to everybody. Horses, dogs, men. Nobody gets out of life alive. – Irving Ravetch

133245. American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century. – Diane Ravitch

133246. The greatest obstacle to those who hope to reform American education is complacency. – Diane Ravitch

133247. The greatest problem all around the world today, whether in America, Japan, China Russia, India or anywhere else in the world, is that people are not in peace. People want peace. – Prem Rawat

133248. This life that has been given to us as a gift, as such a precious gift. To really try to understand it, really try to recognize it, is the greatest meditation. Through the media of this Knowledge we can tap into our inner sources that are so beautiful. – Prem Rawat

133249. That peace which is within us, we must experience it. And if we are searching for peace outside we will never find the peace within. – Prem Rawat

133250. Life is a tide; float on it. Go down with it and go up with it, but be detached. Then it is not difficult. – Prem Rawat

133251. I declare that I will establish peace in this world. – Prem Rawat

133252. Happiness is your own treasure because it lies within you. – Prem Rawat

133253. To the mind, God is a perfect criminal. He has done such a perfect crime by creating this world that mind cannot trace how He did it. That is why the mind always freaks out about God. – Prem Rawat

133254. Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case. – John Rawls

133255. Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact. – John Rawls

133256. In constant pursuit of money to finance campaigns, the political system is simply unable to function. Its deliberative powers are paralyzed. – John Rawls

133257. The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice. – John Rawls

133258. The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance. – John Rawls

133259. A lyric has to mean something to me, something that has happened to me. – Lou Rawls

133260. Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it. – Lou Rawls

133261. I might have lived long enough to learn all this in the long haul, but I would have been just another soul taking up time and space for a long spell before I learned. – Lou Rawls

133262. I’ve gone the full spectrum – from gospel to blues to jazz to soul to pop – and the public has accepted what I’ve done through it all. I think it means I’ve been doing something right at the right time. – Lou Rawls

133263. Never burn your bridges till you come to them. – Clayton Rawson

133264. The great teams find a way to win. – Allan Ray

133265. The real good teams and the real great teams find a way to win. – Allan Ray

133266. When people say, ‘Nothing’s coming to me,’ they usually don’t like what’s coming to them. – Amy Ray

133267. Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot. – Dixie Lee Ray

133268. The government should set a goal for a clean environment but not mandate how that goal should be implemented. – Dixie Lee Ray

133269. The organic material, as the laws of chemistry state, can neither be created nor destroyed. – Dixie Lee Ray

133270. The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation. – Dixie Lee Ray

133271. There is a deliberate and quite outspoken attack on the whole idea of people owning private property. – Dixie Lee Ray

133272. They fail to recognize the broad biological principle that organic material is constantly being recycled. Everything has a time of being – a birth, a life span, and a death. – Dixie Lee Ray

133273. We shouldn’t accept things just because somebody says so. – Dixie Lee Ray

133274. The general public has long been divided into two parts those who think science can do anything, and those who are afraid it will. – Dixie Lee Ray

133275. It is not classified as a pagan religion. The so-called New Age activities and this are not called religions and therefore don’t come under the prohibition of mingling church and state that we have in this country. – Dixie Lee Ray

133276. We need to ask our policy makers and those we elect to office who are supposed to make decisions to give us the evidence of the facts that are behind the decisions that we make. We should be skeptical. – Dixie Lee Ray

133277. No question about that, the radicals are in charge. – Dixie Lee Ray

133278. He has called for a repeal of the Fifth Amendment as it affects the right of private property. – Dixie Lee Ray

133279. It is the press that has taken these charges and accusations and blown them up without any kind of skepticism whatsoever – blown them into realities and treated them as if they were true. – Dixie Lee Ray

133280. I was sent there by the Free Congress Committee, headed by Paul Weyrich. Fred Smith and I were sent down as observers, with reporters’ credentials, so we could witness the events. – Dixie Lee Ray

133281. I think people are going to return to sanity when they see how ridiculous many of these charges are, and how the predictions are not borne out. – Dixie Lee Ray

133282. I have confidence in people’s basic common sense. – Dixie Lee Ray

133283. I do not believe that the government is in any position to say exactly how every single business and every single activity shall reach those performances. – Dixie Lee Ray

133284. Reporters no longer ask for verification, thus they print charges no matter how outlandish they may seem, and once having done that, when the truth comes out, it’s buried in the back page or never makes it on the air at all. – Dixie Lee Ray

133285. Mankind is considered (by the radical environmentalists) the lowest and the meanest of all species and is blamed for everything. – Dixie Lee Ray

133286. Well, first, I didn’t kill Dr. King. – James Earl Ray

133287. Diseases are the tax on pleasures. – John Ray

133288. Nothing is invented and perfected at the same time. – John Ray

133289. Never meet trouble half-way. – John Ray

133290. Misery loves company. – John Ray

133291. Industry is fortune’s right hand, and frugality its left. – John Ray

133292. In a thousand pounds of law there is not an ounce of love. – John Ray

133293. Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. – John Ray

133294. Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. – John Ray

133295. Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic. – John Ray

133296. Good words cool more than cold water. – John Ray

133297. I am constantly asked why I never made other films after ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business,’ the answer is I was never asked. – Johnnie Ray

133298. I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence. – Man Ray

133299. To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society. – Man Ray

133300. One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy. – Man Ray

133301. Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information. – Man Ray

133302. It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them. – Man Ray

133303. I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive. – Man Ray

133304. Don’t put my name on it. These are simply documents I make. – Man Ray

133305. An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human. – Man Ray

133306. A creator needs only one enthusiast to justify him. – Man Ray

133307. All critics should be assassinated. – Man Ray

133308. Sometimes a director is making three films. Perhaps he is shooting a film in Madras and a film in Bombay and he can’t leave Madras as some shooting has to be done, so he directs by telephone. The shooting takes place. On schedule. – Satyajit Ray

133309. The conception of background music is changing. You use less and less of it these days. – Satyajit Ray

133310. The director is the only person who knows what the film is about. – Satyajit Ray

133311. The only solutions that are ever worth anything are the solutions that people find themselves. – Satyajit Ray

133312. There is a ban on Indian films in Pakistan, so that’s half of our market gone. – Satyajit Ray

133313. Particularly in the final stages I always find that I’m rushed. It’s dangerous when you’re rushed in the editing stage, most of my early films are flawed in the cutting. – Satyajit Ray

133314. What is attempted in these film is of course a synthesis. But it can be seen by someone who has his feet in both cultures. Someone who will bring to bear on the films involvement and detachment in equal measure. – Satyajit Ray

133315. Well the Bombay film wasn’t always like how it is now. It did have a local industry. There were realistic films made on local scenes. But it gradually changed over the years. – Satyajit Ray

133316. When I’m shooting on location, you get ideas on the spot – new angles. You make not major changes but important modifications, that you can’t do on a set. I do that because you have to be economical. – Satyajit Ray

133317. You cannot go beyond a certain limit in your expenditure if you want to bring back money from your local market, which is very small after Pakistan. – Satyajit Ray

133318. There’s always some room for improvisation. – Satyajit Ray

133319. I had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby. I would find out which stories had been sold to be made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it. – Satyajit Ray

133320. When I write an original story I write about people I know first-hand and situations I’m familiar with. I don’t write stories about the nineteenth century. – Satyajit Ray

133321. My films play only in Bengal, and my audience is the educated middle class in the cities and small towns. They also play in Bombay, Madras and Delhi where there is a Bengali population. – Satyajit Ray

133322. Ever since Two Daughters I’ve been composing my own music. – Satyajit Ray

133323. I mix Indian instruments with Western instruments all the time. – Satyajit Ray

133324. I think they quite like me when I work because I’m one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don’t bring their costs in back home, once they’re shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs. – Satyajit Ray

133325. I was interested in both Western and Indian classical music. – Satyajit Ray

133326. I wouldn’t mind taking a rest for three or four months, but I have to keep on making films for the sake of my crew, who just wait for the next film because they’re not on a fixed salary. – Satyajit Ray

133327. I’ve made seventeen or eighteen films now, only two of which have been original screenplays, all the others have been based on short stories or novels, and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation. – Satyajit Ray

133328. It was only after Pather Panchali had some success at home that I decided to do a second part. But I didn’t want to do the same kind of film again, so I made a musical. – Satyajit Ray

133329. Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens. – Satyajit Ray

133330. My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful. – Satyajit Ray

133331. At the age when Bengali youth almost inevitably writes poetry, I was listening to European classical music. – Satyajit Ray

133332. It’ll come to you in a month in a plain brown wrapper with no return address. – Gene Rayburn

133333. Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one. – Sam Rayburn

133334. Son, always tell the truth. Then you’ll never have to remember what you said the last time. – Sam Rayburn

133335. You’ll never get mixed up if you simply tell the truth. Then you don’t have to remember what you have said, and you never forget what you have said. – Sam Rayburn

133336. You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too. – Sam Rayburn

133337. When you get too big a majority, you’re immediately in trouble.’ – Sam Rayburn

133338. Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions. – Sam Rayburn

133339. The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart. – Sam Rayburn

133340. No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut. – Sam Rayburn

133341. If you want to get along, go along. – Sam Rayburn

133342. If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is. – Sam Rayburn

133343. Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations. – Sam Rayburn

133344. A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one. – Sam Rayburn

133345. A damn independent boy; independent as a hog on ice. – Sam Rayburn

133346. I like power and I like to use it. – Sam Rayburn

133347. Linux evolved in a completely different way. From nearly the beginning, it was rather casually hacked on by huge numbers of volunteers coordinating only through the Internet. – Eric S. Raymond

133348. If Unix could present the same face, the same capabilities, on machines of many different types, it could serve as a common software environment for all of them. – Eric S. Raymond

133349. Thompson and Ritchie were among the first to realize that hardware and compiler technology had become good enough that an entire operating system could be written in C, and by 1978 the whole environment had been successfully ported to several machines of different types. – Eric S. Raymond

133350. The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others opened up new worlds for hackers. – Eric S. Raymond

133351. The beginnings of the hacker culture as we know it today can be conveniently dated to 1961, the year MIT acquired the first PDP-1. – Eric S. Raymond

133352. The ARPAnet was the first transcontinental, high-speed computer network. – Eric S. Raymond

133353. In early 1993, a hostile observer might have had grounds for thinking that the Unix story was almost played out, and with it the fortunes of the hacker tribe. – Eric S. Raymond

133354. A critical factor in its success was that the X developers were willing to give the sources away for free in accordance with the hacker ethic, and able to distribute them over the Internet. – Eric S. Raymond

133355. For the first time, individual hackers could afford to have home machines comparable in power and storage capacity to the minicomputers of ten years earlier – Unix engines capable of supporting a full development environment and talking to the Internet. – Eric S. Raymond

133356. Berkeley hackers liked to see themselves as rebels against soulless corporate empires. – Eric S. Raymond

133357. In the beginning, there were Real Programmers. – Eric S. Raymond

133358. We obviously want to produce things that people want. We are going to continue to do that in an environmentally responsible way, while still being aware of the physical, scientific, and practical issues that we have to deal with. – Lee R. Raymond

133359. We should seek a system that provides outlets for those skills and talents so that everyone can find a way to work and serve in a manner that best suits the strengths of each individual. – Lee R. Raymond

133360. We have seen that in this country in the last few years, particularly on Wall Street, with the rise of the old human frailty of greed. This occurs when people begin to serve only their own needs to the detriment of everyone else. – Lee R. Raymond

133361. There is no system that is inherently moral if the participants themselves are not. – Lee R. Raymond

133362. There is hardly an activity that a person can think about that does not intrinsically involve energy, most of which is currently provided by fossil fuels. – Lee R. Raymond

133363. The market system requires that people be committed and willing to work hard. Inherent with that is what I call a merit system, which I think gives people the greatest opportunity. – Lee R. Raymond

133364. The main professional responsibility of a person in business is business. – Lee R. Raymond

133365. The freedoms that people have that flow from all civic institutions fundamentally come from the success of a market system. – Lee R. Raymond

133366. It makes no sense to talk of the social obligations of the corporation without reference to its economic obligations. The two are intertwined. – Lee R. Raymond

133367. It is important to remember that all business has an impact on the lives of real people. – Lee R. Raymond

133368. In some of the countries where we operate, there is a tradition of corruption, in which the political elites work with business in the framework of unsavory relationships. – Lee R. Raymond

133369. In every aspect of life, including the economic dimension, we are always challenged to do the right thing. In many cases in the market system, which allows a great deal of latitude for human choice, people can get carried away to excess. – Lee R. Raymond

133370. I have a great deal of difficulty with those who live in a hugely prosperous country telling people in the developing world that they should be deprived of a critical source of energy. – Lee R. Raymond

133371. I find it interesting that many of the people who want to restrict fossil fuels live in well-developed countries where abundant and affordable energy is readily available. – Lee R. Raymond

133372. He or she must be successful in economic terms, but always within an ethical framework. Whether his or her constituency is a corporation and its shareholders or the customers in a small and privately held business, his or her first responsibility is to serve that constituency. – Lee R. Raymond

133373. A free economy is as essential to society as democratic political institutions. A strong market-based economy is the fertile ground for democratic freedoms that we think are important. – Lee R. Raymond

133374. Ethical conduct is something that becomes inherent in an organization over a long period of time. – Lee R. Raymond

133375. Without competition, the spectacular development of technology that we have seen in the last one hundred years in this country would not have happened. – Lee R. Raymond

133376. It is the potential for economic growth that provides the basis for the development of countries, for bringing to people essential goods and services, such as water to drink and facilities for healthcare. – Lee R. Raymond

133377. I learned how music works dealing with Jermaine Dupri, and I learned how image works dealing with Puff Daddy. – Usher Raymond

133378. The girls want to see the rips on your stomach – they like that. – Usher Raymond

133379. Strivers achieve what dreamers believe. – Usher Raymond

133380. Somebody has to look out for and protect our kids, and I feel blessed to be a blessing to someone else. – Usher Raymond

133381. Sleeping is forbidden at the age of 22. It’s all work and no play. – Usher Raymond

133382. I’m a flamboyant type of guy, a cooler version of Liberace. – Usher Raymond

133383. I guess I had it made. My mother gave me advice – she taught me that women like to be looked in the eye – and my grandmother gave me condoms. – Usher Raymond

133384. Down time is not the name of the game. – Usher Raymond

133385. Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you’re with an individual who isn’t moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain’t going to work. – Usher Raymond

133386. Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you’re going out. Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that. – Usher Raymond

133387. I’ve been working so hard, I’m about to have a Mariah Carey. – Usher Raymond

133388. I’m enjoying it, but I still don’t know why I’m hooked on acting. – Stephen Rea

133389. The Butcher Boy is a very great novel indeed and a very important Irish novel. The ambiguity of that is, he’s writing a book about an appalling situation and he does it in a hilarious way. – Stephen Rea

133390. The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets on your nerves and says things that actually confuse you. – Stephen Rea

133391. That was the beginning of modern acting for me. You don’t have to tell a camera everything. It gets bored if you do and wants to look elsewhere. – Stephen Rea

133392. People often refer to my career before The Crying Game as something which led up to that point. But I was very fulfilled in what I was doing. – Stephen Rea

133393. People ask me to smile for the camera, but somehow it always comes out gloomy. – Stephen Rea

133394. My kids act all the time and it’s exactly what I used to do. – Stephen Rea

133395. I’ve never been in a bad play. There might have been bad productions and I might have been bad in them, but I’ve never been in a play that wasn’t interesting or worthwhile doing on some level. – Stephen Rea

133396. I’ve been worked over by the English press because there’s an assumption that my politics are identical with my wife’s, and for that matter that my wife’s politics are identical with her politics of 20 years ago. – Stephen Rea

133397. Angel was the first Irish feature film. Neil’s first movie and my first movie. – Stephen Rea

133398. I think great art is always ambiguous and can’t be pinned down. – Stephen Rea

133399. Acting is way of making yourself exist. – Stephen Rea

133400. At least when you’re acting you can be someone. In front of the camera you have to be yourself. And who am I? – Stephen Rea

133401. At this moment, when Ireland seems about to break into something new, we thought it was worth looking back at a time when people seemed to have found a way out of the sectarian division of the country. – Stephen Rea

133402. I am afraid of death, scared by it. I already don’t know whether I exist or not. So dying really terrifies me. – Stephen Rea

133403. I believe some people in this business suffer from fame because they behave in a famous fashion. – Stephen Rea

133404. I didn’t want to be seen as just a guy on a list. I’m interested in good scripts, scripts that are about something, scripts that move your acting along. – Stephen Rea

133405. I don’t feel ashamed of my wife’s political background, and I don’t think she should either. I feel that the people who administered the North of Ireland for the last 20 years should be ashamed. There you are. – Stephen Rea

133406. I have never been to a brothel. I don’t think I could go into one. – Stephen Rea

133407. You have to know who you are, if you don’t you have nightmares. – Stephen Rea

133408. Progress is measured by the degree of differentiation within a society. – Herbert Read

133409. These groups within a society can he distinguished according as to whether, like an army or an orchestra, they function as a single body; or whether they are united merely to defend their common interests and otherwise function as separate individuals. – Herbert Read

133410. The point I am making is that in the more primitive forms of society the individual is merely a unit; in more developed forms of society he is an independent personality. – Herbert Read

133411. The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason. – Herbert Read

133412. The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair. – Herbert Read

133413. The farther a society progresses, the more clearly the individual becomes the antithesis of the group. – Herbert Read

133414. The modern work of art, as I have said, is a symbol. – Herbert Read

133415. The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency. – Herbert Read

133416. The only sin is ugliness, and if we believed this with all our being, all other activities of the human spirit could be left to take care of themselves. – Herbert Read

133417. The principle of equity first came into evidence in Roman jurisprudence and was derived by analogy from the physical meaning of the word. – Herbert Read

133418. The sense of historical continuity, and a feeling for philosophical rectitude cannot, however, be compromised. – Herbert Read

133419. The sensitive artist knows that a bitter wind is blowing. – Herbert Read

133420. The slave may be happy, but happiness is not enough. – Herbert Read

133421. There are a few people, but a diminishing number, who still believe that Marxism, as an economic system, off era a coherent alternative to capitalism, and socialism has, indeed, triumphed in one country. – Herbert Read

133422. Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience – by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence. – Herbert Read

133423. To realize that new world we must prefer the values of freedom and equality above all other values – above personal wealth, technical power and nationalism. – Herbert Read

133424. We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization. – Herbert Read

133425. What I do deny is that you can build any enduring society without some such mystical ethos. – Herbert Read

133426. You might think that it would he the natural desire of every man to develop as an independent personality, but this does not seem to be true. – Herbert Read

133427. The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued in the terms of its material wealth or military power, but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals – its philosophers, its poets and its artists. – Herbert Read

133428. Creeds and castes, and all forms of intellectual and emotional grouping, belong to the past. – Herbert Read

133429. A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them. – Herbert Read

133430. That is why I believe that art is so much more significant than either economics or philosophy. It is the direct measure of man’s spiritual vision. – Herbert Read

133431. But the further step, by means of which a civilization is given its quality or culture, is only attained by a process of cellular division, in the course of which the individual is differentiated, made distinct from and independent of the parent group. – Herbert Read

133432. Nobody seriously believes in the social philosophies of the immediate past. – Herbert Read

133433. Freud has shown one thing very clearly: that we only forget our infancy by burying it in the unconscious; and that the problems of this difficult period find their solution under a disguised form in adult life. – Herbert Read

133434. I am not going to claim that modern anarchism has any direct relation to Roman jurisprudence; but I do claim that it has its basis in the laws of nature rather than in the state of nature. – Herbert Read

133435. I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority. – Herbert Read

133436. I can imagine no society which does not embody some method of arbitration. – Herbert Read

133437. I have not the slightest doubt that this form of individuation represents a higher stage in the evolution of mankind. – Herbert Read

133438. If the individual is a unit in a corporate mass, his life is not merely brutish and short, but dull and mechanical. – Herbert Read

133439. In the evolution of mankind there has always been a certain degree of social coherence. – Herbert Read

133440. It does not seem that the contradiction which exists between the aristocratic function of art and the democratic structure of modern society can ever be resolved. – Herbert Read

133441. It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia, that if you do not provide your society with a new religion, it will gradually revert to the old one. – Herbert Read

133442. It was Nietzsche who first made us conscious of the significance of the individual as a term in the evolutionary process-in that part of the evolutionary process which has still to take place. – Herbert Read

133443. Man is everywhere still in chains. – Herbert Read

133444. Morality, as has often been pointed out, is antecedent to religion-it even exists in a rudimentary form among animals. – Herbert Read

133445. My own early experiences in war led me to suspect the value of discipline, even in that sphere where it is so often regarded as the first essential for success. – Herbert Read

133446. I know of no better name than Anarchism. – Herbert Read

133447. Art is pattern informed by sensibility. – Herbert Read

133448. Judicious absence is a weapon. – Charles Reade

133449. The joys we expect are not so bright, nor the troubles so dark as we fancy they will be. – Charles Reade

133450. The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves. – Charles Reade

133451. Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. – Charles Reade

133452. Make ’em laugh; make ’em cry; make ’em wait. – Charles Reade

133453. Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows. – Charles Reade

133454. A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality. – William Winwood Reade

133455. If we look into ourselves we discover propensities which declare that our intellects have arisen from a lower form; could our minds be made visible we should find them tailed. – William Winwood Reade

133456. The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food. – William Winwood Reade

133457. The irrepressible conflict propounded by abolitionism has produced now its legitimate fruits – disunion. – John H. Reagan

133458. The success of those doctrines would also subvert the Federal Constitution, change the character of the Federal Government, and destroy our rights in respect to slavery. – John H. Reagan

133459. The people of the Southern States now own near five millions of these negroes, and they are worth to them near three millions of dollars. – John H. Reagan

133460. It is proclaimed by the great leaders of that party, by its political conventions, by its ministers of the Gospel, and by every other means they have of giving currency and importance to the declaration, that it is its mission to abolish slavery in the Union. – John H. Reagan

133461. But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do. It will compel us to be free from your domination, and more self-reliant than we have been. – John H. Reagan

133462. The Constitution of the United States was made by white men, the citizens and representatives of twelve slaveholding and one non-slaveholding State; and it was made for white men. – John H. Reagan

133463. You are not content with the vast millions of tribute we pay you annually under the operation of our revenue law, our navigation laws, your fishing bounties, and by making your people our manufacturers, our merchants, our shippers. – John H. Reagan

133464. When you get to the top, stay there and make sure other women join you. – Maureen Reagan

133465. Women candidates have two unique problems. They have trouble raising money and being taken seriously by the media. – Maureen Reagan

133466. We’re an ideal political family, as accessible as Disneyland. – Maureen Reagan

133467. There’s a special place in heaven for caregivers. – Maureen Reagan

133468. No actor ever forgets a role, so I should have realized something was wrong. – Maureen Reagan

133469. I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there. – Maureen Reagan

133470. Women tend to give political candidates only about 10 percent of what males give, and males give women candidates only 10 percent of what they give to males. – Maureen Reagan

133471. You just watch somebody you love slowly, slowly disappear and go away. – Michael Reagan

133472. It’s hard to learn about your parents’ courtship. – Michael Reagan

133473. You know my father as governor, as president, but I knew him as dad. I was so proud to have the Reagan name and to be Ronald Reagan’s son. – Michael Reagan

133474. With the blessings of liberty, we have responsibilities to defend it. – Michael Reagan

133475. The odds against an adoptee ending up as the child of the President of the United States are staggering. But then, so are the odds against a movie star becoming president. – Michael Reagan

133476. Senator Arlen Specter hasn’t really switched parties; he’s simply realized he cannot win the Pennsylvania Republican primary election. – Michael Reagan

133477. Nancy is superstitious. – Michael Reagan

133478. My adoption was treated as a celebration. – Michael Reagan

133479. Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill. – Michael Reagan

133480. It was my sister Maureen who was responsible for my becoming a Reagan. – Michael Reagan

133481. Dad sometimes patted me on the knee and called me his Little Schmuck. – Michael Reagan

133482. Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted. – Michael Reagan

133483. Everyone seemed to want a piece of Ronald Reagan. It was maddening. – Michael Reagan

133484. I constantly looked for motherly protection. – Michael Reagan

133485. I knew if I waited long enough, the Republican Party would rock. – Michael Reagan

133486. I think he would have been proud and smiling… when we laid him to rest because his family was together. I think that was a great gift to be able to give Dad at the end. – Michael Reagan

133487. I thought the Secret Service would protect me from the press, but they were at my house to protect me from assassins with guns, not with assassins with pencils. – Michael Reagan

133488. I have been very happy with my homes, but homes really are no more than the people who live in them. – Nancy Reagan

133489. Pornography is pornography, what is there to see? Movies are attempting to destroy something that’s supposed to be the most beautiful thing a man and a woman can have by making it cheap and common. It’s what you don’t see that’s attractive. – Nancy Reagan

133490. My life really began when I married my husband. – Nancy Reagan

133491. Just say no to drugs! – Nancy Reagan

133492. I think people would be alive today if there were a death penalty. – Nancy Reagan

133493. I think a woman gets more if she acts feminine. – Nancy Reagan

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133494. A lot of what acting is paying attention. – Nancy Reagan

133495. The movies were custard compared to politics. – Nancy Reagan

133496. I don’t think most people associate me with leeches or how to get them off. But I know how to get them off. I’m an expert at it. – Nancy Reagan

133497. I don’t talk about political matters. That’s not my department. – Nancy Reagan

133498. I don’t intend for this to take on a political tone. I’m just here for the drugs. – Nancy Reagan

133499. I do not believe in abortion at will. I do not believe that if a woman just wants to have an abortion she should… I do believe if you have an abortion you are committing murder. – Nancy Reagan

133500. I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty. – Nancy Reagan

133501. I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out. – Nancy Reagan

133502. I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us. – Nancy Reagan

133503. I see the first lady as another means to keep a president from becoming isolated. – Nancy Reagan

133504. I mean, we’ve had all these awful pictures from the prison in Iraq and these sort of memos floating around about justifying torture, all this kind of stuff. And it makes you want to take a shower, you know? – Ron Reagan

133505. Now, ignorance is one thing, ignorance can be cured. But many of the Republican leaders opposing this research know better. – Ron Reagan

133506. Stem cell research can revolutionize medicine, more than anything since antibiotics. – Ron Reagan

133507. The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book. – Ron Reagan

133508. We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology. – Ron Reagan

133509. We have three cats. It’s like having children, but there is no tuition involved. – Ron Reagan

133510. What do you say to your sister who poses in the nude? It’s not like you are really itching to see photographs of your sister naked. I mean, it’s just something that is not too exciting. – Ron Reagan

133511. You cannot be against embryonic stem cell research and be intellectually and therefore morally consistent, if you’re not also against in vitro fertilization. – Ron Reagan

133512. Neither of my parents would ever stand in the way of any of their children speaking their minds. – Ron Reagan

133513. When you hear somebody justifying a war by citing the Almighty, I get a little worried, frankly. – Ron Reagan

133514. I have to say that flying on Air Force One sort of spoils you for coach on a regular airline. – Ron Reagan

133515. He had written my mother once that he wanted her to be the first thing he saw every morning and the last thing he ever saw. And that’s how it turned out. – Ron Reagan

133516. My wife and I just prefer Seattle. It’s a beautiful city. Great setting. You open your front door in the morning and the air smells like pine and the sea, as opposed to bus exhaust. – Ron Reagan

133517. I’m aware that most people who meet me for the first time think of me in a certain way because of who my father is. That just comes with the territory. But that’s been that way ever since I was a little kid as long as I can remember. I grew up that way. – Ron Reagan

133518. I couldn’t join a party that, frankly, tolerates members who are bigots for one thing, homophobes, racists. – Ron Reagan

133519. I mow my own lawn. – Ron Reagan

133520. My father didn’t know George W. Bush from Adam. – Ron Reagan

133521. My father felt that children should make their own way. – Ron Reagan

133522. My father never felt the need to wrap himself in anybody’s mantle. He never felt the need to pretend to be anybody else. This is their administration. This is their war. If they can’t stand on their own two feet, well, they’re no Ronald Reagans, that’s for sure. – Ron Reagan

133523. I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion. – Ron Reagan

133524. Today, if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse. – Ronald Reagan

133525. They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong. – Ronald Reagan

133526. Thomas Jefferson once said, ‘We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.’ And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying. – Ronald Reagan

133527. To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world’s strongest economy. – Ronald Reagan

133528. Trust, but verify. – Ronald Reagan

133529. Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong. – Ronald Reagan

133530. There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. – Ronald Reagan

133531. The greatest security for Israel is to create new Egypts. – Ronald Reagan

133532. To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last – but eat you he will. – Ronald Reagan

133533. There are no easy answers’ but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right. – Ronald Reagan

133534. There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect. – Ronald Reagan

133535. The thought of being President frightens me and I do not think I want the job. – Ronald Reagan

133536. The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination. – Ronald Reagan

133537. Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders. – Ronald Reagan

133538. The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help. – Ronald Reagan

133539. We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas. – Ronald Reagan

133540. The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away. – Ronald Reagan

133541. Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out. – Ronald Reagan

133542. Status quo, you know, is Latin for ‘the mess we’re in’. – Ronald Reagan

133543. The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much. – Ronald Reagan

133544. Welfare’s purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence. – Ronald Reagan

133545. Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure. – Ronald Reagan

133546. Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face. – Ronald Reagan

133547. While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future. – Ronald Reagan

133548. We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule. – Ronald Reagan

133549. What we have found in this country, and maybe we’re more aware of it now, is one problem that we’ve had, even in the best of times, and that is the people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by choice. – Ronald Reagan

133550. Violence has been Nicaragua’s most important export to the world. – Ronald Reagan

133551. We’re in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country. – Ronald Reagan

133552. We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we will always be free. – Ronald Reagan

133553. We should measure welfare’s success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added. – Ronald Reagan

133554. We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions. – Ronald Reagan

133555. We have the duty to protect the life of an unborn child. – Ronald Reagan

133556. We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. – Ronald Reagan

133557. We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent. – Ronald Reagan

133558. We are never defeated unless we give up on God. – Ronald Reagan

133559. When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat. – Ronald Reagan

133560. Man is not free unless government is limited. – Ronald Reagan

133561. Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders. – Ronald Reagan

133562. Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall! – Ronald Reagan

133563. You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced we’re in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we’ve got to do something about the unemployed. – Ronald Reagan

133564. Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music. – Ronald Reagan

133565. Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is. – Ronald Reagan

133566. Latinos are Republican. They just don’t know it yet. – Ronald Reagan

133567. It’s silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas. – Ronald Reagan

133568. It’s difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn’t available. – Ronald Reagan

133569. My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes. – Ronald Reagan

133570. It doesn’t do good to open doors for someone who doesn’t have the price to get in. If he has the price, he may not need the laws. There is no law saying the Negro has to live in Harlem or Watts. – Ronald Reagan

133571. One picture is worth 1,000 denials. – Ronald Reagan

133572. Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man. – Ronald Reagan

133573. If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen. – Ronald Reagan

133574. If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under. – Ronald Reagan

133575. If the Soviet Union let another political party come into existence, they would still be a one-party state, because everybody would join the other party. – Ronald Reagan

133576. It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first. – Ronald Reagan

133577. Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close. – Ronald Reagan

133578. If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn’t be here. It’d still be waiting for an environmental impact statement. – Ronald Reagan

133579. It’s true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance? – Ronald Reagan

133580. You can tell alot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans. – Ronald Reagan

133581. Some people wonder all their lives if they’ve made a difference. The Marines don’t have that problem. – Ronald Reagan

133582. Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15. – Ronald Reagan

133583. Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. – Ronald Reagan

133584. No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology. – Ronald Reagan

133585. Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. – Ronald Reagan

133586. My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose – somehow we win out. – Ronald Reagan

133587. Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. – Ronald Reagan

133588. People do not make wars; governments do. – Ronald Reagan

133589. Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means. – Ronald Reagan

133590. One way to make sure crime doesn’t pay would be to let the government run it. – Ronald Reagan

133591. Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. – Ronald Reagan

133592. No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it’s in the middle of a Cabinet meeting. – Ronald Reagan

133593. No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we’ll ever see on this earth! – Ronald Reagan

133594. Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing. – Ronald Reagan

133595. Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let’s not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources. – Ronald Reagan

133596. Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. – Ronald Reagan

133597. Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. – Ronald Reagan

133598. Facts are stubborn things. – Ronald Reagan

133599. Each generation goes further than the generation preceding it because it stands on the shoulders of that generation. You will have opportunities beyond anything we’ve ever known. – Ronald Reagan

133600. Democracy is worth dying for, because it’s the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man. – Ronald Reagan

133601. Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty. – Ronald Reagan

133602. Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years. – Ronald Reagan

133603. Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement. – Ronald Reagan

133604. Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States. – Ronald Reagan

133605. All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk. – Ronald Reagan

133606. All great change in America begins at the dinner table. – Ronald Reagan

133607. Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today’s world do not have. – Ronald Reagan

133608. A tree’s a tree. How many more do you need to look at? – Ronald Reagan

133609. A people free to choose will always choose peace. – Ronald Reagan

133610. Let us be sure that those who come after will say of us in our time, that in our time we did everything that could be done. We finished the race; we kept them free; we kept the faith. – Ronald Reagan

133611. I’ve often said there’s nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse. – Ronald Reagan

133612. But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret. – Ronald Reagan

133613. I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete. – Ronald Reagan

133614. I’ve never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a ‘fat cat’ and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a ‘public-spirited philanthropist’. – Ronald Reagan

133615. I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon. – Ronald Reagan

133616. I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there’s purpose and worth to each and every life. – Ronald Reagan

133617. Don’t be afraid to see what you see. – Ronald Reagan

133618. I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary. – Ronald Reagan

133619. Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. – Ronald Reagan

133620. I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. – Ronald Reagan

133621. How do you tell a communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin. – Ronald Reagan

133622. How can a president not be an actor? – Ronald Reagan

133623. Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. – Ronald Reagan

133624. Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They’re just braver five minutes longer. – Ronald Reagan

133625. Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them. – Ronald Reagan

133626. Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. – Ronald Reagan

133627. Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. – Ronald Reagan

133628. Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. – Ronald Reagan

133629. Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves. – Ronald Reagan

133630. History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. – Ronald Reagan

133631. I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress. – Ronald Reagan

133632. Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133633. Most people come out of their Ph.D. experience trying to prove themselves, trying to get ahead, trying to get published. You’re scared everybody else is going to do your research and get your topic. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133634. One of the biggest things I understood in a program like that was that it allowed more young African American scholars to do field research in the Caribbean and in Africa than had ever happened before in the history of the country and since. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133635. Personally I discovered that you could go through the academy as a young scholar, come out, and almost immediately have an impact on the academic environment. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133636. So one of the things that happened with integration in the South is they found that the black teachers were much more educated than the white teachers. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133637. The first job I had with the Smithsonian was as a field researcher among African American communities in Southwest Louisiana and Arkansas for the festival. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133638. The Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife, actually, was an effort to put something on the mall in Washington so American tourists could walk through America, and in their minds everything on the mall would be American. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133639. The voice I have now, I got the first time I sang in a movement meeting, after I got out of jail… and I’d never heard it before in my life. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133640. When I started graduate school I was interested in the culture of the Civil Rights Movement. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133641. Well, the first time I ran into the term religion, people were asking whether you had any. You know, some people had religion and some people didn’t have religion. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133642. It makes sense that whatever the topic is, it’s more compelling if you can provide the audience with a range of perspectives, and you can cross disciplines. And you don’t have to control what people take out of it. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133643. There is nowhere you can go and only be with people who are like you. Give it up. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133644. I learned that if you bring black people together, you bring them together with a song. To this day, I don’t understand how people think they can bring anybody together without a song. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133645. In fact when Sweet Honey was ten years old it was too big for me to run, and I knew it, but I ran it for another thirteen years because I couldn’t convince other people to really do it. And this year, I’m not running it. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133646. And I used to think that proof that I had religion was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133647. At the same time all this was happening, there was a folk song revival movement goingon, so the commercial music industry was actually changed by the Civil Rights Movement. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133648. But I’m a historian. I wasn’t interested in just being a producer, I was interested in doing research and presenting that research to a general public. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133649. I just don’t think one person has that much to contribute to any subject. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133650. I organized Sweet Honey In The Rock in 1973. The music was sanity and balance. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133651. I started graduate school in 1971, I started working at the Smithsonian in the festival in 1972. I went full-time at the Smithsonian in 1974. And I got my doctorate in 1975. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133652. I think the Civil Rights Movement changed that trajectory for me. The first thing I did was leave school. I was suspended for my participation in Movement demonstrations in my hometown, December, 1961. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133653. I was at the Smithsonian for twenty years, and I’m still at the Smithsonian as a curator emeritus, and I still plan to figure out what that means for me at this point in my life. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133654. I went to a church where you could not sing out loud in the service until you had been saved. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133655. If I had been at a University I don’t think I would have been able to have the experience I had in my Smithsonian work. I don’t think I have been as successful. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133656. I came out of the Civil Rights Movement, and I had a different kind of focus than most people who have just the academic background as their primary training experience. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

133657. We’re all controlled neurotics. – Harry Reasoner

133658. When 25 percent of the population believe the President should be impeached and 51 percent of the population believe in UFOs, you may or may not need a new President, but you definitely need a new population. – Harry Reasoner

133659. If you’re a good journalist, what you do is live a lot of things vicariously, and report them for other people who want to live vicariously. – Harry Reasoner

133660. Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom’s apple pie. – Harry Reasoner

133661. Journalism is a kind of profession, or craft, or racket, for people who never wanted to grow up and go out into the real world. – Harry Reasoner

133662. The thing is helicopters are different from airplanes An airplane by it’s nature wants to fly, and if not interfered with too strongly by unusual events or incompetent piloting, it will fly. – Harry Reasoner

133663. Where there are no rights, there are no duties. – Henri Benjamin Constant De Rebecque

133664. What I do and what I record only work for the moment. – Leon Redbone

133665. Who told you I was a musician? – Leon Redbone

133666. Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow. – Leon Redbone

133667. It can even be a single note which defines the entire song. – Leon Redbone

133668. I’m sad and blue, about nobody but you. I told you that I loved you right from the start, you told me the same and now you try to break my little heart. – Leon Redbone

133669. I think of these things as obstacles rather than opportunities, because if they were opportunities it means I actually took the business of doing them seriously. To take myself too seriously is the gentle kiss of death. – Leon Redbone

133670. I extract what I consider the best material from different sources. But often the material I perform comes from a very strange location in history, which are minstrel shows. – Leon Redbone

133671. I’d gone professional when I was about seventeen. – Noel Redding

133672. We had no sleep or days off or anything like that and then, when the band became big, Hendrix became a star and looked down at us lot. – Noel Redding

133673. The first band I was in, I think was called The Strangers. I got the sack because I was too small! – Noel Redding

133674. The Fat Mattress consisted of people I’d played with before joining the ‘Experience and it was put together as a song writing situation. – Noel Redding

133675. On Ain’t No Telling I came up with the bass solo. – Noel Redding

133676. My personal favourite is Jeff Beck. All the others are wonderful as well. – Noel Redding

133677. Well, the first day we went through three songs, very basically. – Noel Redding

133678. It was rehearsing in the studio, at which point they were setting up the sound, and once we’d got the thing together they’d actually record it, without us knowing sometimes! – Noel Redding

133679. Well, I’d had the Fat Mattress earlier as a writing outlet for songs and that. – Noel Redding

133680. But people are now realising why I was playing bass with Hendrix. – Noel Redding

133681. I wouldn’t know how I would have coped with The Beatles’ sort of fame. – Noel Redding

133682. My lady, Deborah McNaughton is doing a documentary on me. – Noel Redding

133683. At the age of nine, playing the violin at school, and then onto the mandolin. – Noel Redding

133684. Everybody was starting to grow long hair and wear pink suits and purple glasses and stuff and then, I suppose, some people thought we were crazy, but we weren’t really crazy because we’re all still here! – Noel Redding

133685. Hendrix rehearsed different drummers, before we met Mitch Mitchell. – Noel Redding

133686. I came to join the Experience by going for an audition for Eric Burdon who was just forming the New Animals at that point, after the original Animals had broken up. – Noel Redding

133687. I suppose the old natural stuff would be ok, the old mushroom, but I wouldn’t advise anyone to do it. – Noel Redding

133688. I took up violin because my best mate had taken it up, so I did likewise. – Noel Redding

133689. I was the first guy to join the band with Hendrix. – Noel Redding

133690. If you had told me when I was 18 that I wouldn’t have made it until I was 29, I would have said, Forget it. – Helen Reddy

133691. I was very strongly influenced by women’s magazines and I really believed tha a woman could not be married and raise a family and have a successful career all at the same time. – Helen Reddy

133692. I thought Erica Jong’s Fear of Flying was one of the biggest pieces of crap that I’ve ever read in my life. – Helen Reddy

133693. I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label. – Helen Reddy

133694. I was looking for a husband, but meanwhile to survive, I had to work. – Helen Reddy

133695. I think that two people who decide to live together in a marriage situation, they have an obligation to make the marriage work for them. – Helen Reddy

133696. I worked with my parents on the stage in production numbers since I was 4, but I never really gave much thought to being a performer on my own until I was 12 or 13. – Helen Reddy

133697. I’m a very private person, and when I leave the stage, I leave the stage. – Helen Reddy

133698. I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small. – Helen Reddy

133699. If I have to, I can do anything. I am strong, I am invincible, I am Woman. – Helen Reddy

133700. I couldn’t do anything. I’d work in a department store for a couple of weeks, but I couldn’t hack it. I couldn’t even type! I had no skills whatsoever outside of show business. – Helen Reddy

133701. If you tell people your ambitions, they usually laugh at you. When I told my girlfriends when I was 12 that I was going to Hollywood, they all laughed. And here I am! – Helen Reddy

133702. In the ’50s, a lot of girls never saw beyond the wedding day. – Helen Reddy

133703. I’ve been in a serious conversation with one of my children, and a fan has come up. I’ve been in a public bathroom and had the hand come under the stall with a paper and pen. That sort of thing anybody can live without. – Helen Reddy

133704. I like music to soothe me. – Helen Reddy

133705. I had a career for 25 years in Australia before I ever came to the United States. – Helen Reddy

133706. I don’t think any one person is the cause of all of someone else’s problems. – Helen Reddy

133707. I did my own music videos, my own TV commercials. – Helen Reddy

133708. I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don’t exclusively mean a marriage with a legal contract, but any relationship that constitutes a marriage because of the quality of their relationship. – Helen Reddy

133709. I am woman, hear me roar. – Helen Reddy

133710. I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend. – Helen Reddy

133711. I always believed that I could make it or I would never have spent so many years trying to get here. – Helen Reddy

133712. Hindsight is wonderful. It’s always very easy to second guess after the fact. – Helen Reddy

133713. Depression, as far as I’m concerned, is just a waste of time. – Helen Reddy

133714. Believe it or not, most people think of me as a recording artist, but actually the way I think of myself and the way I earn my living is as a performing artist. – Helen Reddy

133715. A lot of women are turned off by the physical appearance of some of the first feminists. – Helen Reddy

133716. Most of the people I know in show business don’t need anybody pushing them at all. They’re extremely aggressive. – Helen Reddy

133717. I don’t know if it’s a sign of all the chaos that is happening out there or not, but I’ve lately craved the structure and order of classical music, the balance and symmetry. – Helen Reddy

133718. Three-quarters of the world’s population doesn’t have enough to eat! – Helen Reddy

133719. It took me a year to really learn the American lingo. I really feel for people who are coming here and don’t speak English at all. It must be hell. – Helen Reddy

133720. You’re not going to find a man whose socks don’t get dirty or who doesn’t snore. – Helen Reddy

133721. Yoga is wonderful. It clears up most health problems. It also gives you an overview. – Helen Reddy

133722. To this day I get mail from women who say, I went to law school because of your song. But I would hate to think out of the wide spectrum of things I have done in my career, that’s all I would be remembered for. – Helen Reddy

133723. There is no magic person out there, no perfect human being out there waiting for you. – Helen Reddy

133724. There is a wealth of twentieth century music that is being re-discovered by a generation that hasn’t heard it. – Helen Reddy

133725. Stop living a day at a time and stop worrying about age. – Helen Reddy

133726. Please don’t ask me any questions about the politics of 30 years ago. – Helen Reddy

133727. My audience is the baby-boomers, the bulk of the population. This is also a group that is being ignored by most record companies because they’re not the Top 40 hit singles market. They forget these people still listen to music. – Helen Reddy

133728. My audience are the same people who bought my albums years ago. These people are now married, with their own homes, their own families. If I’m in concert, I get people now who bring their kids. – Helen Reddy

133729. It took so long to make it in America. The year I arrived was a bad year for women singers, the record company told me. So I starved. I lived in a hotel so dreadful I can’t even talk about it. – Helen Reddy

133730. Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it. – Helen Reddy

133731. It was necessary to have an even depth of corn on the top compared to the sides, so the air would not take the easiest route and not evenly dry the stored corn. – Orville Redenbacher

133732. Most of the competition was into bulk popcorn because of the major increases in the Drive-In Theatre Outlets. – Orville Redenbacher

133733. We made more money feeding molasses, urea, and corn cobs to cattle than we ever did feeding dent corn. – Orville Redenbacher

133734. We got to know the competition very well. In the ’50s popcorn made a big growth in sales. Our main push was to produce the best quality and sell in quality retail outlets. – Orville Redenbacher

133735. We dried continuously day and night. We had no efficient way to do it, so we built this new popcorn plant. – Orville Redenbacher

133736. In the Depression we had to divert corn acreage. – Orville Redenbacher

133737. I opened an office in Terre Haute, established eight of them, and became one of the eight county agents. – Orville Redenbacher

133738. I moved to Princeton, Indiana, and became a professional Farm Manager for that Princeton Farms. – Orville Redenbacher

133739. I had popcorn all over the place, so I decided I might as well be in the Processing Business. – Orville Redenbacher

133740. Every once in a while, someone will mail me a single popcorn kernel that didn’t pop. I’ll get out a fresh kernel, tape it to a piece of paper and mail it back to them. – Orville Redenbacher

133741. It proved easier to buy the farm to get the mineral rights than to buy the coal rights alone. – Orville Redenbacher

133742. The cobs were delivered to a big pile. We were one of the first to feed corn cobs to cattle. – Orville Redenbacher

133743. Well first of all it’s a business and it’s a tough business, and you have to have the strength to survive all the set backs all the failures that make this a mean business, that’s getting meaner and meaner every year in my opinion. – Robert Redford

133744. It’s hard to pay attention these days because of multiple affects of the information technology nowadays. You tend to develop a faster, speedier mind, but I don’t think it’s necessarily broader or smarter. – Robert Redford

133745. Lastly get emotionally connected to your story so you can deliver it, you know, if you can’t deliver the emotions to your script there’s no point to your story. Story is the key. – Robert Redford

133746. Never revisit the past, that’s dangerous. You know, move on. – Robert Redford

133747. Once the festival achieved a certain level of notoriety, then people began to come here with agendas that were not the same as ours. We can’t do anything about that. We can’t control that. – Robert Redford

133748. Radio, newspapers, they were normal parts of my life. In those days, you had to go somewhere to watch television and leave something to see it. – Robert Redford

133749. Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played – skiing, baseball, fishing – there is no greater example than golf, because you’re playing against yourself and nature. – Robert Redford

133750. Sundance was started as a mechanism for the discovery of new voices and new talent. – Robert Redford

133751. The technology available for film-making now is incredible, but I am a big believer that it’s all in the story. – Robert Redford

133752. Usually I like to improvise. Sometimes, depending on the nature of the piece, I like to improvise because I think it brings certain freshness and a reality to it, as long as it doesn’t go too far out of the box. – Robert Redford

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133753. Whereas money is a means to an end for a filmmaker, to the corporate mind money is the end. Right now, I think independent film is very confused, because there’s excess pressure in the marketplace for entertainment to pay off. – Robert Redford

133754. You can’t completely control the sport – Tiger Woods comes close. The test is against yourself and nature’s own way. I find golf a particularly good metaphor for this story. – Robert Redford

133755. It’s an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul. – Robert Redford

133756. We program the festival, after 20 years, exactly the way we did on the first day. – Robert Redford

133757. There is nothing I can do about this stuff and I am pretty well ok with the fact that I think Sundance is not going to be stopped by it, because he Festival is itself now, and doesn’t need me out there to talk about it like I did years ago. – Robert Redford

133758. Generally speaking, I went through that. I came to a place where I realised what true value was. It wasn’t money. Money is a means to achieving an end, but it’s not the end. – Robert Redford

133759. In fact you’ve got your hands tied behind your back when somebody chooses to take a low road in to you, there is nothing you can do about it, and so you just live with it and move on. – Robert Redford

133760. What I would do is when I was younger I would draw in a sketch book something that happened in my life and then write a little something on the side about what happened or what the story. – Robert Redford

133761. Because, you know, you’re in Utah. And because of its political conservatism, if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. – Robert Redford

133762. Filmgoers are starved for new ideas, voices and visions. – Robert Redford

133763. As an actor and as a person you come together with being in familiar territory although that has not been my whole life. That’s been a part of it. I think a lot of people associate me with the west because of Sundance. – Robert Redford

133764. Golf has become so manicured, so perfect. The greens, the fairways. I don’t like golf carts. I like walking. Some clubs won’t let you in unless you have a caddy and a cart. – Robert Redford

133765. He’s meant to be that classic Homer, Ulysses, Hercules – a character who goes out or has some gift of some kind. He goes on a journey of discovery and part of that is falling into darkness – the temptations of life. – Robert Redford

133766. Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better. – Robert Redford

133767. I believe in mythology. I guess I share Joseph Campbell’s notion that a culture or society without mythology would die, and we’re close to that. – Robert Redford

133768. I did not, like my children and people today, grow up with television as part of my life. – Robert Redford

133769. I don’t know what your childhood was like, but we didn’t have much money. We’d go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book. – Robert Redford

133770. I had just arrived in New York from California. I was nineteen years old and excited beyond belief. I was an art student and an acting student and behaved as most young actors did – meaning that there was no such thing as a good actor, ’cause you yourself hadn’t shown up yet. – Robert Redford

133771. I’m not interested in a film about golf but I am interested in golf as a metaphor. – Robert Redford

133772. I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend? – Robert Redford

133773. I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way. – Robert Redford

133774. I’m not a facelift person. I am what I am. – Robert Redford

133775. There were times after my marriage ended where, you know, I really felt like I was at the bottom of a mountain, there was a great big, fog up there, and I’m never going to cross to the other side. – Lynn Redgrave

133776. I don’t put off any time with my grandchildren. I don’t put off a thing. – Lynn Redgrave

133777. I don’t want to have to say, Honey, you know, could you turn off the sports channel because I’m not a big sports fan, and I don’t love the television being on just for the sake of turning on. I’d like turning on for some thing specific. – Lynn Redgrave

133778. I find love from time to time. – Lynn Redgrave

133779. I think – I think I’ve always been kind of – I used to think of myself as a piece of rubber when I was a kid because I was kind of very shy and very – very emotional about things, but I kind of would bounce back. – Lynn Redgrave

133780. I’m also doing constant book readings, movies. You name it, I’m doing it. – Lynn Redgrave

133781. Well, right now, technically, I have no breast cancer. – Lynn Redgrave

133782. So I – the thought that I would physically be different was – it’s not a thrill, I have to tell you. It’s kind of – it brings you up short. But I was able to look at it right away. – Lynn Redgrave

133783. They have – they do still hit me occasionally, and it’s an overwhelming grief for what – even though my life is so good now, even including going through treatment for cancer, my life is incredible. – Lynn Redgrave

133784. I don’t know how I dealt with it. I went to a shrink. – Lynn Redgrave

133785. I don’t want marriage. You know why? Because I did that. I did it for 32 years. – Lynn Redgrave

133786. It eats you up. It eats you up. And you have to – I had a lot of help. I had a lot of therapy. And I was able to – because it was hard, you know, to – you can’t just lay it on friends and children. – Lynn Redgrave

133787. And yet, I suppose you mourn the loss or the death of what you thought your life was, even if you find your life is better after. You mourn the future that you thought you’d planned. – Lynn Redgrave

133788. I did become American citizen in order to vote. I lived in this country for a very long time and I finally reached the point where I thought, I’m often sticking my neck out on various issues as all human beings have a right to do. – Lynn Redgrave

133789. I don’t want to marry again. I did that. – Lynn Redgrave

133790. And I also am very nervous about implants. You know, I’m just nervous about all that. So I could still do it. I could think about it. But I needed to adapt to myself. – Lynn Redgrave

133791. And I really also wanted to have the full-body scans to learn if it was anywhere else – and it wasn’t – before I told them. So I didn’t tell them, until for a week, and then I told them. – Lynn Redgrave

133792. And I would urge all women to have that regular mammogram. – Lynn Redgrave

133793. And so I was very grateful that I didn’t do the British stiff upper lip, but I went straight to a therapist. And she was wonderful and helpful, and I went for about two years. – Lynn Redgrave

133794. As an actor, particularly because I’m – I would call myself a character actor. I change my look, my physical appearance and my body, my hair color, my whatever all the time for a role. – Lynn Redgrave

133795. But I don’t want anybody to say have the right to say well if you bloody Brits don’t like it go home. And they have the right to say that if you haven’t become a citizen. – Lynn Redgrave

133796. But I’m looking at life, and I’m putting nothing off. – Lynn Redgrave

133797. God always has another custard pie up his sleeve. – Lynn Redgrave

133798. He had Parkinson’s disease for about, I’d say diagnosed for about 11 of the last years of his life. And treatment was not as good as it is now, of course. We’re still going along and he died in ’85 and he was 77. – Lynn Redgrave

133799. I believe I have lots of time. I have to believe that, that it won’t come back, and that that’s why I’m in good hands. But I also do live my life by putting nothing off. – Lynn Redgrave

133800. And maybe that’s being the third child, although my entire family are very resilient – very, very resilient. – Lynn Redgrave

133801. The society Shakespeare knew was heading for tremendous change, and he seems to have recognized that and written about it in a coded way. I understand those codes, I think. – Vanessa Redgrave

133802. Shakespeare lets us see real people undergoing real processes, with real feelings. – Vanessa Redgrave

133803. Theater and poetry were what helped people stay alive and want to go on living. – Vanessa Redgrave

133804. Ask the right questions if you’re to find the right answers. – Vanessa Redgrave

133805. A theater is being given over to market forces, which means that a whole generation that should be able to do theater as well as see it is being completely deprived. – Vanessa Redgrave

133806. Integrity is so perishable in the summer months of success. – Vanessa Redgrave

133807. There is pressure every day as a footballer. – Jamie Redknapp

133808. In the past I’ve had a bad injury, and then struggled when I’ve got back because I’ve been unfit. – Jamie Redknapp

133809. It’s important we win and because of the players we have we should win some matches in style. – Jamie Redknapp

133810. It’s not enough just being a good passer of the ball. – Jamie Redknapp

133811. My dad knows the business, and he tells me I’ve got to do what’s best for me. – Jamie Redknapp

133812. Once Liverpool had asked me to sign again, there was no hesitation. – Jamie Redknapp

133813. People always seem to be interested in my private life because I’m married to a pop star. – Jamie Redknapp

133814. People ask me why I keep getting injured but I have just had to accept it is one of those things that happen. – Jamie Redknapp

133815. People have always thought of me as a passer of the ball, but you can’t just be that these days. – Jamie Redknapp

133816. I haven’t achieved as much as I should have done in my career. – Jamie Redknapp

133817. The way I am, I like to look forward instead of looking back. – Jamie Redknapp

133818. We need to win something for the fans because they have been patient and very understanding and we owe them. – Jamie Redknapp

133819. You can’t play when you’re not 100% fit especially at this level. – Jamie Redknapp

133820. You have to be professional and think about the future. – Jamie Redknapp

133821. You want to win things and I am at a club where we have the players to do that. – Jamie Redknapp

133822. You’ve got to do it all, the physical as well as the skilful. – Jamie Redknapp

133823. I’ve had two or three injuries when with England and it’s been a bit bizarre. – Jamie Redknapp

133824. Sometimes, you just get a label and it sticks. – Jamie Redknapp

133825. I enjoy spending time at home or going out for a quiet meal in a restaurant. – Jamie Redknapp

133826. I’ve been at Liverpool for eight years, and the time has come for us to start achieving. – Jamie Redknapp

133827. As I say, you get labelled. To stop all that, I’ve got to win things – that’s the only way you make your mark. – Jamie Redknapp

133828. At no point was my career under threat, so I always knew that I would get back into action. – Jamie Redknapp

133829. But I just want to be known for my football. – Jamie Redknapp

133830. But I’ve never once thought that I wouldn’t get back, as if you do think like that, then you’re in trouble. – Jamie Redknapp

133831. But there’s no point in looking back and saying I was unlucky. – Jamie Redknapp

133832. But what goes on in my life outside of the game should be my business. – Jamie Redknapp

133833. I am a positive person and do not allow things to get on top of me. – Jamie Redknapp

133834. I have always passed the ball and worked on that part of my game. – Jamie Redknapp

133835. I never got to the point when I felt like running away from it all. – Jamie Redknapp

133836. I know I’m 25 now, but there’s still that little lad inside me who likes his dad there to see him. – Jamie Redknapp

133837. Although my dad Harry is the manager of West Ham, we get on very well. – Jamie Redknapp

133838. I suppose it hacks me off sometimes when people go on about all the other stuff, because I have really worked hard at my game, and I’ve been incredibly dedicated in getting myself fit, and getting my game right. – Jamie Redknapp

133839. I’m a footballer, that’s my job and that’s all I want to be known for. – Jamie Redknapp

133840. I’m enjoying myself this year and for once I’m not chasing my fitness. – Jamie Redknapp

133841. I’m looking out for myself, but I’m looking out for my dad, too. – Jamie Redknapp

133842. From a personal point of view I want some medals because that is what you aim for when you start out playing. – Jamie Redknapp

133843. Altho that is so, Ireland has always denied and Ireland still denies that the Union was binding upon her either legally or morally. And here on this historic occasion we have assembled to renew our protest and to place it upon record. – John Edward Redmond

133844. Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn declaration it was disregarded, and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years, was destroyed by the Act of Union. Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud, by treachery and falsehood. – John Edward Redmond

133845. Fraud, robbery, and murder have characterized the English usurpation of the government of our country. Why, for the last fifty years we have been robbed in the matter of taxes of hundreds of millions. – John Edward Redmond

133846. We pay for the navy, and we have no commerce for the navy to protect; we pay for the army, and we loathe and execrate the work upon which it has been engaged. – John Edward Redmond

133847. While I recognize the necessity for a basis of observed reality… true art lies in a reality that is felt. – Odilon Redon

133848. Viacom’s results for the first quarter put the company on a fast track for another record year in 2004. – Sumner Redstone

133849. The reason we have not gone to newspapers is because its a slow growth industry and I think they are dying. I’m not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal. – Sumner Redstone

133850. The newspaper is dying. I’m not sure there will be newspapers and its one business I’d never be in. – Sumner Redstone

133851. The Internet is a powerful way to make lots of money… But we are not going to buy Yahoo! – Sumner Redstone

133852. I think we’re in the beginning of a bull market. When a bull market begins, nine months later the economy turns around. – Sumner Redstone

133853. It was always tough, but today we are in the throes of something we have never seen in our history. It’s clear in recent times the market is looking for a bottom. – Sumner Redstone

133854. Murdoch paid too much for the Wall Street Journal even when he didn’t have any competition. – Sumner Redstone

133855. Sometimes divorce is better than marriage. – Sumner Redstone

133856. Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe. – Sumner Redstone

133857. We understand that the real market value of Blockbuster may never be fully realized as a wholly owned part of Viacom. – Sumner Redstone

133858. We need to listen to consumers’ needs. – Sumner Redstone

133859. We recognize the need to adapt to a changing competitive environment. – Sumner Redstone

133860. We have always been a great national party, with views on all the main issues. We recognise that what matters to people most are those things that affect their daily lives: schools, hospitals, transport and law and order and we have plenty to say about them. – John Redwood

133861. You have to be very rich to afford Labour, with 66 tax rises since they came in power. – John Redwood

133862. When teachers try to teach, nurses try to nurse, small businesses try to serve their clients and the police try to arrest criminals, there is always a regulator or three breathing down their necks. Conservatives want to make people’s lives easier. – John Redwood

133863. We need to remind our core supporters that we have not forgotten their concern with the way our democracy is being replaced by European bureaucracy in so many areas. – John Redwood

133864. Most agree, whatever their party political position, that the West can and should open its agricultural markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe. They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity. – John Redwood

133865. At the next General Election, voters face a clear choice: deregulation and less interference in everyday life with the Conservatives, or yet more regulation and interference under Mr Blair. – John Redwood

133866. We should begin to remind people they are always after your money and if you are on something around average earnings you really don’t have that spare capacity to pay for all these follies that Labour keep spending their money on. – John Redwood

133867. We approach closer and closer to socialism. – B. Carroll Reece

133868. One who works for his own profit is likely to work hard. One who works for the use of others, without profit to himself, is likely not to work any harder than he must. – B. Carroll Reece

133869. Instead of being taught independence, energy, and enterprise, our youth today is taught to look for security. – B. Carroll Reece

133870. In this era in which we live, the old-fashioned virtues grow increasingly unpopular. – B. Carroll Reece

133871. In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities; ideas generated there filter down through the teaching profession and the students into the general public. – B. Carroll Reece

133872. As the egalitarianism of Marxism is attractive to many, socialism could have attracted many followers in America, anyway. But there is no doubt that it could not possibly have affected us so widely and so deeply as it has, had it not been heavily financed. – B. Carroll Reece

133873. I’m very open-minded. – Gabrielle Reece

133874. I’m a natural. That’s why I make the big bucks. – Gabrielle Reece

133875. I’m not just a model who plays volleyball, or a volleyball player who supports herself modeling. I’m a female athlete personality. – Gabrielle Reece

133876. My body is a vehicle for the mechanics of my sport. – Gabrielle Reece

133877. Stay calm and aggressive. – Gabrielle Reece

133878. You slam the bottom and either walk away or suck it up and get through it. – Gabrielle Reece

133879. I didn’t get into this to pick up a new hobby. I don’t want to just be a golfer. I want to be the best. – Gabrielle Reece

133880. I don’t have a life, I really don’t. I’m as close to a nun as you can be without the little hat. I’m a golf nun. – Gabrielle Reece

133881. I don’t want to be famous famous. I’m happy on the second tier, where I have autonomy on a professional level but I can still go out to the movies without being recognized. – Gabrielle Reece

133882. I guess I crave stability. – Gabrielle Reece

133883. I am a babe for a living. – Gabrielle Reece

133884. I want to play until the end. – Gabrielle Reece

133885. Forty pictures I was in, and all I remember is ‘What kind of bra will you be wearing today, honey?’ That was always the area of big decision – from the neck to the navel. – Donna Reed

133886. When you handle yourself, use your head; when you handle others, use your heart. – Donna Reed

133887. What we look for in the school is unrealized potential. – Donna Reed

133888. If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I’m not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family. – Donna Reed

133889. I hope more people decide to become organ donors. – Donna Reed

133890. I’ve been involved with blood donation since the 1980s because there is a critical need. – Donna Reed

133891. He thinks with regret of the great days when he could at harvest time at least go down into Hungary and work on the big estates and bring back, as his wage, a side of bacon for the winter. That was wealth, to him. – Douglas Reed

133892. It looked like a pagan banner planted on a Christian rampart. – Douglas Reed

133893. The things that concern us during the day are going to influence what we experience during the night. – Henry Reed

133894. The usual comment from psychologists and psychiatrists was that it’s best not to encourage people to look at their dreams because they are liable to stir up problems for themselves. – Henry Reed

133895. There is both a skill factor and an effort factor in dream recall. People can develop dream recall skills, such as lying still in the morning and writing down whatever comes to mind. – Henry Reed

133896. There is something very basic to the sense of listening. The sense of hearing is the only one that operates totally from vibrations, without other physical or chemical reactions to receive the sensations. – Henry Reed

133897. We each have a sixth sense that is attuned to the oneness dimension in life, providing a means for us to guide our lives in accord with our ideas. – Henry Reed

133898. What is it like to fall asleep? What happens? Where do we go? Why don’t we remember? Since childhood most of us have wondered about the mystery of sleep. – Henry Reed

133899. What we hear while we are asleep continues to resonate with us upon awakening. – Henry Reed

133900. When we fall asleep, we withdraw our awareness from its hypnotic fascination with physical sensation, thereby enabling us to listen with our now awakening sixth sense. – Henry Reed

133901. The sixth sense is at the core of our experiences. It is what makes experiences out of events. – Henry Reed

133902. When we awaken, we cannot account for the time spent. We simply don’t remember. About the only evidence we have of experiences while we were asleep is when we happen to remember a dream. – Henry Reed

133903. People are learning to feel more comfortable hearing one another’s dreams. It used to be that if you told a dream in public, someone had to make a joke to relieve the tension introduced by that alternative reality. – Henry Reed

133904. It was Jung who first said to explain the symbol as if talking to a man from mars who knew nothing about our life on earth. – Henry Reed

133905. It makes a difference what we choose to experience during sleep. Many of us think of sleep as a chance to get away from it all. But sleep is also a chance to return to the joys of our spiritual heritage – our universal awareness. – Henry Reed

133906. It is easier to learn to interpret dreams if you have a reason to use them for something constructive. You apply your dream insights to making constructive changes in your life. – Henry Reed

133907. Intuition is the very force or activity of the soul in its experience through whatever has been the experience of the soul itself. – Henry Reed

133908. If there is any truth to my parenting the dreamwork movement, it comes from the power of the press. – Henry Reed

133909. If there is any one truth from the legacy of the Cayce readings, it would be that there is a spiritual dimension to humans, something beyond time and space. – Henry Reed

133910. I published in 1978 a report on dreams in the Journal of Clinical Psychology. It was the first study of its kind to demonstrate that it is possible for people to make constructive use of their dreams to improve their lives. – Henry Reed

133911. Hugh Lynn Cayce, Edgar Cayce’s son, is quoted as saying, The best interpretation of a dream is one you apply. – Henry Reed

133912. People don’t think their dreams amount to much, but when I ask them to examine them for common themes, they surprise themselves at how accurate they are! They see that their dreams have value. – Henry Reed

133913. How do you know, right now, that you are aware of being aware, or conscious? – Henry Reed

133914. Dreams seem to have a will of their own. – Henry Reed

133915. Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900. It introduced the notion that there existed certain predictable and identifiable processes by which dreams were formed. – Henry Reed

133916. Dreams have always expanded our understanding of reality by challenging our boundaries of the real, of the possible. – Henry Reed

133917. Dream study impacts culture. We are put in touch with the inner poet who dreams. We hear our inner, subjective response to the outer world. That helps spiritualize our lives. – Henry Reed

133918. Because there is a larger awareness that transcends time and space, an awareness is available after death. – Henry Reed

133919. As we abide in sleep, intuitively resonating with the sum of all our experiences – this life and beyond – we gain refreshing perspective on our efforts and have an opportunity to remember what we know. – Henry Reed

133920. All human beings are interconnected, one with all other elements in creation. – Henry Reed

133921. I’m sure that you could go back and make a graph showing that all the killings of black males increased in times of economic difficulty. As a matter of fact, a black man was lynched last year. – Ishmael Reed

133922. Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs. – Ishmael Reed

133923. That kind of thing happens to black people every day in this country, and they don’t receive that kind of sentence he did, which was to go to prison on the weekends; I think he lectured there-an outside lecturer. – Ishmael Reed

133924. I finally had to go to the American Civil Liberties Union here in northern California to get my reply published to what I considered to be a hatchet job done by Stanley Crouch. – Ishmael Reed

133925. Free enterprise is not a bad idea and has produced art. – Ishmael Reed

133926. Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination. – Ishmael Reed

133927. I used to be a discipline problem, which caused me embarrassment until I realized that being a discipline problem in a racist society is sometimes an honor. – Ishmael Reed

133928. The best reduction, the most final reduction, is to destroy the warheads. – Jack Reed

133929. We’re in danger of breaking our army and preventing our national leaders from having the flexibility to confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan, but crises around the globe. – Jack Reed

133930. We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism. – Jack Reed

133931. The President has no real plan to address the fiscal challenges arising from the retirement of the baby boom generation, let alone a plan to fix Social Security. – Jack Reed

133932. The administration is manufacturing a crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security. – Jack Reed

133933. If we don’t have accurate information, if we are not able to tell difficult truth one to another, we will never be able to effectively design a policy for Iraq. – Jack Reed

133934. Having committed ourselves to Iraq, we must prevail, and to prevail, we must fund all of the requirements for our military. We must do it adequately and promptly, and the administration is doing neither. – Jack Reed

133935. We are today, in this country, convulsed by the situation in Iraq. It is an extraordinary crisis. It is taxing our men and women in uniform, and it is certainly taxing our resolve. – Jack Reed

133936. I have spent over 60 years bent over a guitar and to know that I wrote 70 compositions that masters have recorded, that makes me feel so good and full, and proud and thankful to the good Lord. – Jerry Reed

133937. When I was a kid of six or seven, I used to get up on the stove woodpile for a stage and I’d put on the wildest show. – Jerry Reed

133938. Smokey and The Bandit was just a lark. All we did was run up and down those Georgia roads wrecking cars and having the time of our life. – Jerry Reed

133939. You can have music and it will stand alone by itself, but you can’t have a movie without it. – Jerry Reed

133940. Pray for intestinal fortitude, work hard, and keep the faith. Oh, and pray for good luck, you’re gonna need it. – Jerry Reed

133941. I got my first guitar at age of 7 and never laid it down. Momma taught me G, C, and D. I was off to the races son! – Jerry Reed

133942. I am very grateful to God everyday that my eyes flutter open and I can jump out of that bed! – Jerry Reed

133943. Music is the most powerful thing on this earth, and it’s hard to be angry when you are listening to music. – Jerry Reed

133944. I used to get on a stove wood pile at 5-6 years old and I would have a piece of stove wood and kindling bark as a pick, and I was a star. – Jerry Reed

133945. If you just stop and think, baby, honey, love is a funny thing. Whatever you put in, that’s what you expect to gain. – Jimmy Reed

133946. What you sees, is what you gets. – Jimmy Reed

133947. Ten days that shook the world. – John Reed

133948. In the relations of a weak Government and a rebellious people there comes a time when every act of the authorities exasperates the masses, and every refusal to act excites their contempt. – John Reed

133949. One of my rules is: Never listen to your old stuff. – Lou Reed

133950. My God is rock’n’roll. – Lou Reed

133951. Music was what bothered me, what interested me. – Lou Reed

133952. Me, I’ve concentrated on music pretty much to the exclusion of other things. – Lou Reed

133953. Perfect Night has that magic and it has the raw energy that grabs you by the throat. – Lou Reed

133954. In the late ’70s I started to search for the perfect sound – whatever that might be, before that I was mainly interested in drugs, insanity and the rock’n’roll lifestyle. – Lou Reed

133955. The music business doesn’t interest me anymore. – Lou Reed

133956. If it has more than three chords, it’s jazz. – Lou Reed

133957. Life is like Sanskrit read to a pony. – Lou Reed

133958. Perfect Night is minimalistic and that’s what makes it so forceful. – Lou Reed

133959. Some even claim that I’m a terror, a dictator and they’re right. – Lou Reed

133960. Take a walk on the wild side. – Lou Reed

133961. The most important part of my religion is to play guitar. – Lou Reed

133962. There’s only X amount of time. You can do whatever you want with that time. It’s your time. – Lou Reed

133963. When I record an album I’m trying to get as close as possible to that perfect moment. – Lou Reed

133964. You can’t ask me to explain the lyrics because I won’t do it. – Lou Reed

133965. I’m too old to do things by half. – Lou Reed

133966. There’s a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out. – Lou Reed

133967. That’s why I survived because I still believe I’ve got something to say. – Lou Reed

133968. These are really terribly rough times, and we really should try to be as nice to each other as possible. – Lou Reed

133969. I’m not joking around when I’ve said occasionally, trying to learn how to play a D chord properly has been a very big thing for me. – Lou Reed

133970. I always believed that I have something important to say and I said it. – Lou Reed

133971. I always thought martial arts was the most modern choreography we could have right now, and I always wanted to put it to music. – Lou Reed

133972. But I’m also talented and I know when I created something great and Perfect Night is something great, no doubt, no but. – Lou Reed

133973. I can concentrate on my art. – Lou Reed

133974. I cleaned up my act because otherwise I would have kicked the bucket. – Lou Reed

133975. I don’t believe in dressing up reality. I don’t believe in using makeup to make things look smoother. – Lou Reed

133976. I don’t know anyone actually who does care what a critic says. – Lou Reed

133977. I don’t like nostalgia unless it’s mine. – Lou Reed

133978. I don’t really think about what the subject of my next album will be. I just know that I’m going to make another album. – Lou Reed

133979. I don’t think I’m in any position to call myself a martial artist. I’m a student of the martial arts. – Lou Reed

133980. I love Ornette Coleman. I love Don Cherry. I love the way those guys play. – Lou Reed

133981. I think it’s pretentious to create art just for the sake of stroking the artists ego. – Lou Reed

133982. I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future. – Lou Reed

133983. I think that everything happens for a reason, everything happens when it’s going to happen. – Lou Reed

133984. I tried to give up drugs by drinking. – Lou Reed

133985. I’m in this business for too long to be halfhearted about anything. – Lou Reed

133986. I’m an artist and that means I can be as egotistical as I want to be. – Lou Reed

133987. How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality? – Lou Reed

133988. I don’t like overdubs, never liked them. – Lou Reed

133989. Any fool can say he is wise but only someone wise can admit he is a fool. – Michael Reed

133990. Not really interested in covering other bands songs to be honest. – Michael Reed

133991. If we all tried to make other people’s paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on. – Myrtle Reed

133992. Lots of people think they’re charitable if they give away their old clothes and things they don’t want. – Myrtle Reed

133993. Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom. – Myrtle Reed

133994. I might get drunk one day and fall in love or fall over a hooker outside, and I would have consummated a relationship that I couldn’t necessarily believe in. – Oliver Reed

133995. Awe and respect are two different things. – Oliver Reed

133996. You get so weak from eating pears that you fall down, and then they come and take you away on a stretcher. – Oliver Reed

133997. When I come home and I’m tired from filming all day, I expect her to be there and make sure everything is cool for me. You know, like drawing my bath and helping me into bed. – Oliver Reed

133998. What’s the point of staying sober? – Oliver Reed

133999. Then you get into it, especially if you start talking about football, fighting and Muhammad Ali. Then the ladies get very bored and start delivering ultimatums. – Oliver Reed

134000. Raquel Welch is someone I can also live without. We’ve got some love scenes together and I am dreading them! – Oliver Reed

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