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180000 famous quotes part 140 – 139001 to 140000

139001. It’s fun to do voiceover work, although you still have to act. But it doesn’t involve memorizing lines, and you don’t have to dress up. – Stephen Root

139002. The turkey has a destiny which ends on San Martino’s day. – Waverley Lewis Root

139003. It is the destiny of mint to be crushed. – Waverley Lewis Root

139004. Every country possesses, it seems, the sort of cuisine it deserves, which is to say the sort of cuisine it is appreciative enough to want. – Waverley Lewis Root

139005. The function of a genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions which time and mediocrity can resolve. – Hugh Trevor Roper

139006. The hardest of all the arts to speak of is music, because music has no meaning to speak of. – Ned Rorem

139007. Inspiration could be called inhaling the memory of an act never experienced. – Ned Rorem

139008. Humor is the ability to see three sides to one coin. – Ned Rorem

139009. Divine fires do not blaze each day, but an artist functions in their afterglow hoping for their recurrence. – Ned Rorem

139010. Art means to dare – and to have been right. – Ned Rorem

139011. Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood, he ceases being an artist. – Ned Rorem

139012. The usual picture of Socrates is of an ugly little plebeian who inspired a handsome young nobleman to write long dialogues on large topics. – Richard Rorty

139013. There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves. – Richard Rorty

139014. Truth is simply a compliment paid to sentences seen to be paying their way. – Richard Rorty

139015. Always strive to excel, but only on weekends. – Richard Rorty

139016. The world does not speak. Only we do. The world can, once we have programmed ourselves with a language, cause us to hold beliefs. But it cannot propose a language for us to speak. Only other human beings can do that. – Richard Rorty

139017. The difference between people and ideas is… only superficial. – Richard Rorty

139018. I like to be real private; you don’t always want everyone around you – even when they like you. – Axl Rose

139019. I like Nine Inch Nails, and I like hip-hop. – Axl Rose

139020. I really liked the Seattle movement. – Axl Rose

139021. I write the vocals last, because I wanted to invent the music first and push the music to the level that I had to compete against it. – Axl Rose

139022. Sometimes your friends are your lovers, or have been at one time. – Axl Rose

139023. Never invest in anything that eats or needs painting. – Billy Rose

139024. It’s hard for a fellow to keep a chip on his shoulder if you allow him to take a bow. – Billy Rose

139025. You get confidence with wins. – Dave Rose

139026. I think one of the most important attributes is perseverance. – David Rose

139027. The orb allows for constant dynamic feedback. – David Rose

139028. We target people who understand that relationships are the lifeline of a small company. – David Rose

139029. We initially targeted pager networks, which have been suffering for the last decade due to cell phone sales. – David Rose

139030. We created the ability for people to insert enterprise or personal data. – David Rose

139031. We are extremely attractive to page companies, because we significantly increase their user base. – David Rose

139032. There will be hundreds of new companies that will be created to develop these very simple data devices. – David Rose

139033. There are already a lot of devices in our lives that have rich text or the ability to handle graphics. Our devices are designed to be understood in less than a quarter of a second. – David Rose

139034. The orbs have probably sold better through catalogs because they can be categorized unlike at most stores. – David Rose

139035. The orbs create feedback loops that can influence either personal of employee behavior. – David Rose

139036. Our system allows you to respond to the information that is important to you. It allows you to sense and be attuned to more streams of information in parallel. – David Rose

139037. Our criteria for good data feeds are that they need to be dynamic enough to be interesting, something that users want to attune to throughout the day, etc. – David Rose

139038. Most of us feel overburdened by information, although I would say the overloaded feeling comes more from coordinating all of the information and responding to it. – David Rose

139039. All of the devices work out of the box without any subscription fee. – David Rose

139040. Integral to the orb is our low cost long-range wireless radio data system and a protocol that allows us to send this data over 90% of the US population every 15 minutes throughout the day. – David Rose

139041. Ambient Devices develops a new generation of consumer electronic products. – David Rose

139042. Every time we bring someone in we ensure that they are a strategic thinker, but even more important that they understand that if the products aren’t successful and the products don’t sell that there won’t be anything to strategize about. – David Rose

139043. As a small company our fastest way to market was going to be by working with other retailers that were known for pioneering new technologies and categories. – David Rose

139044. Ambient Devices is what I call part of the Third Wave of Internet devices. – David Rose

139045. It is hard to check five email inboxes, three voice mail systems, or five blogs that you are tracking. – David Rose

139046. Pager companies are very much looking to provide new services to help them regain some of their customer base. – David Rose

139047. Daley may be sinking. The hot water has gone from his chest to his neck. – Don Rose

139048. The reason people sweat is so they won’t catch fire when making love. – Don Rose

139049. The reason most people sweat is so they will not catch fire while they are making love. – Don Rose

139050. The Industry’s at war. I think it’s about control. You can make all of the financial arguments that the industry has been shooting itself in the foot, but it is an industry built on a foundation of ownership and exploitation of intellectual property rights. – Don Rose

139051. Downloading is definitely on the rise, but not because it’s free – that’s probably third on the list – but because it’s immediate and the selection is virtually unlimited. – Don Rose

139052. Radio is not a partner in the industry. I think that the music industry has continued to depend upon radio, but has ended up pandering to a medium that doesn’t care. – Don Rose

139053. If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America… that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom. – Ernestine L. Rose

139054. When a man comes to me and tries to convince me that he is not a thief, then I take care of my coppers. – Ernestine L. Rose

139055. Slavery and freedom cannot exist together. – Ernestine L. Rose

139056. She had her reward! – that reward of which no enemie could deprive her, which no slanders could make less precious – the eternal reward of knowing that she had done her duty. – Ernestine L. Rose

139057. No! on Human Rights and Freedom, on a subject that is as self-evident as that two and two make four, there is no need of any written authority. – Ernestine L. Rose

139058. Emancipation from every kind of bondage is my principle. I go for recognition of human rights, without distinction of sect, party, sex, or color. – Ernestine L. Rose

139059. I asked God if it was a sin and He didn’t say anything. – Ernestine L. Rose

139060. Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters. – Ernestine L. Rose

139061. All that I can tell you is, that I used my humble powers to the uttermost, and raised my voice in behalf of Human Rights in general, and the elevation and Rights of Woman in particular, nearly all my life. – Ernestine L. Rose

139062. Agitate! Agitate! Ought to be the motto of every reformer. Agitation is the opposite of stagnation – the one is life, the other death. – Ernestine L. Rose

139063. If God is pleased in making you sick and unhappy, I hate God. – Ernestine L. Rose

139064. I suppose you all grant that woman is a human being. If she has a right to life she has a right to earn a support for that life. If a human being, she has a right to have her powers and faculties as a human being developed. If developed, she has a right to exercise them. – Ernestine L. Rose

139065. We have hardly an adequate idea how all-powerful law is in forming public opinion, in giving tone and character to the mass of society. – Ernestine Rose

139066. In the laws of the land, she has no rights; in government she has no voice. And in spite of another principle recognized in this Republic, namely, that ‘taxation without representation is tyranny,’ she is taxed without being represented. – Ernestine Rose

139067. It is an interesting and demonstrable fact, that all children are atheists and were religion not inculcated into their minds, they would remain so. – Ernestine Rose

139068. It is high time to compel man by the might of right to give woman her political, legal and social rights. She will find her own sphere in accordance with her capacities, powers and tastes; and yet she will be woman still. – Ernestine Rose

139069. Much is said about the burdens and responsibilities of married men. Responsibilities indeed there are, if they but felt them: but as to burdens what are they? – Ernestine Rose

139070. The few bright meteors in man’s intellectual horizon could well be matched by women, were she allowed to occupy the same elevated position. – Ernestine Rose

139071. The main cause is a pernicious falsehood propagated against her being, namely that she is inferior by her nature. Inferior in what? What has man ever done that woman, under the same advantages could not do? – Ernestine Rose

139072. There is no reason against woman’s elevation, but prejudices. – Ernestine Rose

139073. Why should women not be a martyr for her cause? – Ernestine Rose

139074. In case of separation, why should the children be taken from the protecting care of the mother? Who has a better right to them than she? How much do fathers generally do toward bringing them up? – Ernestine Rose

139075. Do you not yet understand what has made woman what she is? Then see what the sickly taste and perverted judgment of man now admires in woman. – Ernestine Rose

139076. The mass of the people commence life with no other capital than the union of head, hearts and hands. To the benefit of this best of capital the wife has no right. – Ernestine Rose

139077. If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife, reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard, would dictate that it should be in her favor. – Ernestine Rose

139078. I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts. – Ernestine Rose

139079. Again, I shall be told that the law presumes the husband to be kind, affectionate, and ready to provide for and protect his wife. But what right, I ask, has the law to presume at all on the subject? – Ernestine Rose

139080. Fathers like to have children good-natured, well-behaved, and comfortable, but how to put them in that desirable condition is out of their philosophy. – Ernestine Rose

139081. Away with that folly that her rights would be detrimental to her character – that if she were recognized as the equal to a man she would cease to be a woman! – Ernestine Rose

139082. Cultivate the frontal portion of her brain as much as that of man is cultivated, and she will stand his equal at least. Even now, where her mind has been called out at all, her intellect is as bright, as capacious, and as powerful as his. – Ernestine Rose

139083. Carry out the republican principle of universal suffrage, or strike it from your banners and substitute ‘Freedom and Power to one half of society, and Submission and Slavery to the other.’ – Ernestine Rose

139084. But say some, would you expose woman to the contact of rough, rude, drinking, swearing, fighting men at the ballot box? What a humiliating confession lies in this plea for keeping woman in the background! – Ernestine Rose

139085. But it will be said that the husband provides for the wife, or in other words, he feeds, clothes and shelters her! I wish I had the power to make every one before me fully realize the degradation contained in that idea. – Ernestine Rose

139086. Blind submission in women is considered a virtue, while submission to wrong is itself wrong, and resistance to wrong is virtue alike in women as in man. – Ernestine Rose

139087. If they are unsuccessful in married life, who suffers more the bitter consequences of poverty than the wife? But if successful, she has not a dollar to call her own. – Ernestine Rose

139088. From the cradle to the grave she is subject to the power and control of man. Father, guardian, or husband, one conveys her like some piece of merchandise over to the other. – Ernestine Rose

139089. While many people think that we as reporters are whining and that this is a time of war, we are really the conveyors of truth in a very critical time and people need to know that truth. – Judd Rose

139090. With power comes the abuse of power. And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses. It’s nothing new. – Judd Rose

139091. We are really the conveyors of truth in a very critical time and people need to know that truth. – Judd Rose

139092. In a way, you might say that David Duke is the son of Willie Horton. Duke is more overt, of course, but he’s really just pushing the same buttons and sending the same coded messages that the Horton ads did so effectively for the Bush campaign last year. – Judd Rose

139093. Playing to me, in those years, sounded like a house on fire. – Leonard Rose

139094. I was born on the day Lincoln was shot and the Titanic sank. – Pete Rose

139095. Sliding headfirst is the safest way to get to the next base, I think, and the fastest. You don’t lose your momentum, and there’s one more important reason I slide headfirst, it gets my picture in the paper. – Pete Rose

139096. With the money I’m making, I should be playing two positions. – Pete Rose

139097. When you play this game twenty years, go to bat ten-thousand times, and get three-thousand hits, do you know what that means? You’ve gone zero for seven-thousand. – Pete Rose

139098. When I get the record, all it will make me is the player with the most hits. I’m also the player with the most at bats and the most outs. I never said I was a greater player than Cobb. – Pete Rose

139099. There is an old saying that money can’t buy happiness. If it could, I would buy myself four hits every game. – Pete Rose

139100. The team that wins two-thirds of its one run games usually wins the pennant. – Pete Rose

139101. The manager of a team is like a stagecoach, he can’t move unless he has the horses. – Pete Rose

139102. The greatest competitor was Bob Gibson. He worked so fast out there and he always had the hood up. He always wanted to close his own deal. He never talked to you because he was battling so hard. I sure as hell don’t miss batting against him, but I miss him in the game. – Pete Rose

139103. Somebody’s gotta win and somebody’s gotta lose and I believe in letting the other guy lose. – Pete Rose

139104. Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone. – Pete Rose

139105. See the ball; hit the ball. – Pete Rose

139106. Playing baseball for a living is like having a license to steal. – Pete Rose

139107. Never bet on baseball. – Pete Rose

139108. My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more. – Pete Rose

139109. It’s a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square. – Pete Rose

139110. I’ve never looked forward to a birthday like I’m looking forward to my new daughter’s birthday, because two days after that is when I can apply for reinstatement. – Pete Rose

139111. I’d walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball. – Pete Rose

139112. Doctors tell me I have the body of a thirty year old. I know I have the brain of a fifteen year old. If you’ve got both, you can play baseball. – Pete Rose

139113. Brooks Robinson belongs in a higher league. – Pete Rose

139114. Am I still in uniform? Then I ain’t retired. – Pete Rose

139115. I’m just like everybody else. I have two arms, two legs and four-thousand hits. – Pete Rose

139116. The literature of women’s lives is a tradition of escapees, women who have lived to tell the tale. – Phyllis Rose

139117. I want to please every woman, every time. – Stuart Rose

139118. Customers want good value, but they care more than ever how food and clothing products are made. – Stuart Rose

139119. We’ve got a bit of growth a bit earlier than expected. – Stuart Rose

139120. Even Stravinsky does not evoke the same public affection as Verdi. – Charles Rosen

139121. The belief may be too often mistaken, but the illusion of coming into direct contact with the past is intoxicating and persuasive, and can result in an interpretation that carries conviction. Sometimes confidence is all that’s needed. – Charles Rosen

139122. When recordings replaced concerts as the dominant mode of hearing music, our conception of the nature of performance and of music itself was altered. – Charles Rosen

139123. A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art. – Charles Rosen

139124. This is a business built on promotion. We’ve been giving music away to radio stations for 30 years. – Hilary Rosen

139125. When ATM machines came out and people were prosecuted for robbing ATM machines, I don’t think anybody thought the banks were against technology because they didn’t want their ATM machines lifted. – Hilary Rosen

139126. Unauthorized use of these MP3 files is really creating a problem for artists in the music community. – Hilary Rosen

139127. There is no sense in owning the copyright unless you are going to use it. I don’t think anyone wants to hold all of this stuff in a vault and not let anybody have it. It’s only worth something once it’s popular. – Hilary Rosen

139128. There are some very real areas where working together is critical, whether it’s talking about public policy issues, enforcement, or how to work together to facilitate new business opportunities. The RIAA has gotten much more involved in that. – Hilary Rosen

139129. The marketplace can handle this. The laws are there. The courts have shown a consistent ability to find a balance between copyright owners and copyright users. – Hilary Rosen

139130. The innovation is going to come, and that is good for everybody. – Hilary Rosen

139131. The enforcement is the flip side to the growth. And that’s OK. – Hilary Rosen

139132. Our profile was pretty low, deliberately so. Our constituents were a relatively small audience. – Hilary Rosen

139133. Napster is essentially using the music to make money for themselves and that’s the part that’s both morally and legally wrong. That I think is more relevant than whether or not I’m losing money. – Hilary Rosen

139134. Music has an intrinsic value that touches Americans – they love their music, and want more. – Hilary Rosen

139135. I don’t have any illusions that what we are doing is sticking the the bottle. I don’t think that’s what we are doing. We are trying to make sure that the genie has friends, has food to eat, a way to grow. – Hilary Rosen

139136. For music, unlike a $500 software program, people are paying a buck or two a song, and it’s those dollars and pennies that have to add up to pay for not just the cost of that song, but the investment in the next song. – Hilary Rosen

139137. Everything we are doing is on the cutting edge of so many different industries and so many different interests. We’re out there in the sunshine, and it feels fine. – Hilary Rosen

139138. A protracted legislative fight will not move us closer to where the music industry wants to be – delivering music to fans through a variety of different, innovative Web sites. – Hilary Rosen

139139. A lot of artists are much more concerned about how their work is used and how it’s disseminated. That, to artists, is as important as the money, for some people. – Hilary Rosen

139140. We are going after a targeted group of businesses that are creating opportunities for themselves using other people’s property. The Internet has very little to do with this. – Hilary Rosen

139141. The Constitution wanted artists to have control over their works because they knew it would create incentive to create more works. That is clearly still the goal. – Hilary Rosen

139142. If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov’s dogs, it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so. – Richard Rosen

139143. The poem is the point at which our strength gave out. – Richard Rosen

139144. If anything characterizes the cultural life of the seventies in America, it is an insistence on preventing failures of communication. – Richard Rosen

139145. Confession, alas, is the new handshake. – Richard Rosen

139146. Are you going out after the truth, or are you going out after something you believe? – Richard Rosen

139147. Besides the physical strains I realized men can be pigs to women even when it’s a man dressed as one. – Michael Rosenbaum

139148. I like girls who don’t mind that I hang out with my friends. – Michael Rosenbaum

139149. The first day of shooting I walk up to Christopher Walken, and I said, Should I call you Mr. Walken or Chris? He goes, “Call me Flash.” – Michael Rosenbaum

139150. There’s so much to becoming a woman. – Michael Rosenbaum

139151. They asked me why I was wearing heels, and I said, I’m trying to hide my ass. They gave me a prosthetic behind. – Michael Rosenbaum

139152. Though it’s a small price to pay, shaving my head has opened more doors than I ever thought possible. – Michael Rosenbaum

139153. With all the horror in the world and all the crap that’s going on, for an hour and a half you go eat some popcorn and laugh with your friends. That’s what a movie is all about. – Michael Rosenbaum

139154. Being in drag for three months – I now have an idea of what women go through. At least maybe a little. – Michael Rosenbaum

139155. The German people is not marked by original sin, but by original nobility. – Alfred Rosenberg

139156. To destroy images is something every revolution has been able to do. – Alfred Rosenberg

139157. We bear a heavy and therefore a great destiny. – Alfred Rosenberg

139158. We are the transition from one education to the other. – Alfred Rosenberg

139159. From education by the Church to education by Germanic value is a step of several generations. – Alfred Rosenberg

139160. National Socialism stands or falls by its Weltanschauung. – Alfred Rosenberg

139161. I have the feeling that this Moscow Pact will at some time or other exact vengeance upon National Socialism. – Alfred Rosenberg

139162. Life drew me and I followed it. – Alfred Rosenberg

139163. I would adopt a standpoint, irrespective of whether someone was for or against it, if I felt deeply that it was right for the movement. – Alfred Rosenberg

139164. Today a new faith is stirring: the myth of blood, the faith that along with blood we are defending the divine nature of man as a whole. – Alfred Rosenberg

139165. Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists. – Alfred Rosenberg

139166. I refuse to answer on the ground that this might be incriminating. – Ethel Rosenberg

139167. Well, it was alleged that he was a member of the Communist Party. – Ethel Rosenberg

139168. Well, if I used the privilege of self-incrimination at that time, I must have felt that perhaps there might be something that might incriminate me in answering. – Ethel Rosenberg

139169. At the present moment, with little or no detail to hand, it is difficult for me to make any comment, beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation. – Ethel Rosenberg

139170. Well, it so happens that I have had a spinal curvature since I was about thirteen and every once in a while that has given me some trouble, and at that time it began to kick up again. and occasionally I have to get into bed and nurse a severe backache. – Ethel Rosenberg

139171. The story of Americans is the story of arrested metamorphoses. Those who achieve success come to a halt and accept themselves as they are. Those who fail become resigned and accept themselves as they are. – Harold Rosenberg

139172. What better way to prove that you understand a subject than to make money out of it? – Harold Rosenberg

139173. Whoever undertakes to create soon finds himself engaged in creating himself. – Harold Rosenberg

139174. They had enough. They wanted to enjoy their life. – Harold Rosenberg

139175. The values to which the conservative appeals are inevitably caricatured by the individuals designated to put them into practice. – Harold Rosenberg

139176. The differences between revolution in art and revolution in politics are enormous. Revolution in art lies not in the will to destroy but in the revelation of what has already been destroyed. Art kills only the dead. – Harold Rosenberg

139177. The aim of every authentic artist is not to conform to the history of art, but to release himself from it in order to replace it with his own history. – Harold Rosenberg

139178. America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black. – Harold Rosenberg

139179. No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating. – Harold Rosenberg

139180. American time has stretched around the world. It has become the dominant tempo of modern history, especially of the history of Europe. – Harold Rosenberg

139181. The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight. – Harold Rosenberg

139182. I will not leave a corner of my consciousness covered up, but saturate myself with the strange and extraordinary new conditions of this life, and it will all refine itself into poetry later on. – Isaac Rosenberg

139183. You mustn’t forget the circumstances I have been brought up in, the little education I have had. – Isaac Rosenberg

139184. Poetical appreciation is only newly bursting on me. – Isaac Rosenberg

139185. Being by the nature of my upbringing, all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity, crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live. – Isaac Rosenberg

139186. Nobody ever told me what to read, or ever put poetry in my way. – Isaac Rosenberg

139187. I wanted to write a battle song for the Judeans but so far I can think of nothing noble and weighty enough. – Isaac Rosenberg

139188. I never joined the army for patriotic reasons. – Isaac Rosenberg

139189. I despair of ever writing excellent poetry. – Isaac Rosenberg

139190. I can’t look at things in the simple, large way that great poets do. – Isaac Rosenberg

139191. I can only say that one’s individual situation is more real and important to oneself than the devastations of fates and empires especially when they do not vitally affect oneself. – Isaac Rosenberg

139192. Nothing can justify war. – Isaac Rosenberg

139193. I’m a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four. – Joel Rosenberg

139194. Miscellaneous is always the largest category. – Joel Rosenberg

139195. Whatever you want too much you can’t have, so when you really want something, try to want it a little less. – Joel Rosenberg

139196. Yea, though I walk through the valley of death I will fear no evil, for I am the meanest son of a bitch in the valley. – Joel Rosenberg

139197. My opinion was that if we had a common enemy we should get together commonly. – Julius Rosenberg

139198. There had to be a hysteria and a fear sent through America in order to get increased war budgets. – Julius Rosenberg

139199. There was a possibility I could have been under surveillance. – Julius Rosenberg

139200. Now, I feel that if somebody looks through all the numbers through all those years, they will find one for Julius Rosenberg, and it is worth finding if it is such an important issue. – Julius Rosenberg

139201. If the English want a king, it is their business. If the Russians want communism, it is their business. If the Americans want our form of government, it is our business. – Julius Rosenberg

139202. I would like to state that my personal opinions are that the people of every country should decide by themselves what kind of government they want. – Julius Rosenberg

139203. I feel that the majority of people should decide for themselves what kind of government they want. – Julius Rosenberg

139204. And there had to be a dagger thrust in the heart of the left to tell them that you are no longer gonna give five years for a Smith Act prosecution or one year for Contempt of Court, but we’re gonna kill ya! – Julius Rosenberg

139205. I am in favor, heartily in favor, of our Constitution and Bill of Rights and I owe my allegiance to my country at all times. – Julius Rosenberg

139206. First of all, I am not an expert on matters on different economic systems, but in my normal social intercourse with my friends we discussed matters like that. – Julius Rosenberg

139207. This death sentence is not surprising. It had to be. – Julius Rosenberg

139208. Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering. – Harriet Rosenstein

139209. At what point does CNN wise up and rein in ‘Larry King Live’ to save itself? – Phil Rosenthal

139210. Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary. – Julius Rosenwald

139211. Early in my business career I learned the folly of worrying about anything. I have always worked as hard as I could, but when a thing went wrong and could not be righted, I dismissed it from my mind. – Julius Rosenwald

139212. It was lucky for me. It wasn’t lucky for the nine people that got killed and the 20 that were injured. – Barney Ross

139213. We managed to get underway, and I don’t know to this day why we didn’t get struck or take a torpedo, but we didn’t. We got outside of the exit of the harbor and we started dropping depth charges. – Barney Ross

139214. We got orders to strike the Marshall and Gilbert Islands. We had a task force with the Enterprise. We had two or three cruisers and probably eight or 10 destroyers. – Barney Ross

139215. They got word that the Japanese planes were coming back, so we sunk her ourselves so the Japanese wouldn’t get it. We didn’t want the Japanese to get it intact. – Barney Ross

139216. Destroyers did not have chaplains because they were too small. – Barney Ross

139217. The gunner’s mate came up and started breaking the locks on the ammunition. Everything was locked up for fear that someone might go in there with a cigarette or something. – Barney Ross

139218. Our duty was to try and find the Japanese fleet. We never did find the Japanese fleet and I am awfully glad, because they had attacked us there with six carriers, three battleships, 10 or 15 cruisers, and about 20 destroyers. – Barney Ross

139219. I’d get a shell, they weighed about 80 pounds I think, but when I was 19 or 20 that was nothing. I’d take a shell and a bag of powder, I’d put it in the hoist and then I would send it up to the gun. – Barney Ross

139220. I was standing on the deck of the USS Blue, a destroyer. We were all alone out there at this buoy, tied up. – Barney Ross

139221. I was 20 years old at Pearl Harbor. I was in the Navy about a year and four months before the war. – Barney Ross

139222. Everything was black in the harbor, but there were still some fires burning on the ships. – Barney Ross

139223. We were very fortunate that the carriers weren’t in the harbor. – Barney Ross

139224. All we had aboard the ship that morning was one Annapolis graduate and three reserves. – Barney Ross

139225. After the atomic bombs were dropped, the war ended and we went into Tokyo Bay with the rest of the fleet, the Missouri and the rest of them, while they signed the terms of surrender that ended the war. – Barney Ross

139226. I had been out there long enough. I had not seen my family for four years. – Barney Ross

139227. Today the American knight holds the commercial supremacy of the world. – Betsy Ross

139228. What woman wants a camera following around her naked butt? – Charlotte Ross

139229. I’ve been doing TV for fourteen years, and I’ve always had a fascination with the political business side. It’s ruled my life. Ratings or no ratings have decided where I live, who I work with, and how long I’ll be doing that particular job. – Charlotte Ross

139230. I’ve never played a character where I’ve had so much fun on the physical end. I don’t want to say I like it too much but it’s fun having a gun on you and getting to manhandle men. – Charlotte Ross

139231. Mammograms are really sort of a gift. You can either catch something early or count your lucky stars because nothing was discovered. Either way, you’re ahead of the game. – Charlotte Ross

139232. My guess is there are more women in the TV industry then there are on Wall Street. But it’s that same idea of having to play in a man’s world and finding that balance without being always stereotyped as a bitch. – Charlotte Ross

139233. The thought of playing a New York detective scared the hell out of me. I didn’t know if people would believe me in the role just because of my physicality, which made me want to do it even more. – Charlotte Ross

139234. This is my sixth series, and I’m burned out wondering if a show is going to change my life. Don’t get me wrong, I love when people recognize my work. But I’ve given up worrying about whether it’ll be seen by two people or two million or 22 million. – Charlotte Ross

139235. This show has shown me how to throw a punch. But watching my future sister-in-law go through breast cancer has also shown me how to take one. – Charlotte Ross

139236. I would assume most people hate my character. But I’m hoping that I’m the character you love to hate. – Charlotte Ross

139237. Security is something that serves Israeli interests and Palestinian interests. You have a common threat and you have a common enemy and it’s important to deal with that as partners. – Dennis Ross

139238. We can’t have a failure in Iraq, but we also can’t be there for the next 10 years because if we are, it’s going to become, I think, a failure in and of itself. – Dennis Ross

139239. My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful, difficult, but led me to greater happiness and opportunites. – Diana Ross

139240. My family called me a wiggle tail because I was a little skinny, wiry kid full of energy. – Diana Ross

139241. You see, I’ve never really studied acting. – Diana Ross

139242. I was looking at making a shift in my career. I’ve been so blessed I’d like to be able to give that back. If I could find young artists, young performers I can nurture to have a career I would really like that. – Diana Ross

139243. My father worked hard, but we were still very poor; and I didn’t want anybody arguing about money, so I became the entertainer – the one who wanted everyone to be happy. I didn’t want there to be any problems. – Diana Ross

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139244. Just because I have my standards they think I’m a bitch. – Diana Ross

139245. So I’m not worried about the emotions I carry with me, because I’m happy that I have them; I think it’s good for the work I do. The emotions that are not healthy are the ones you hold inside, like anger. – Diana Ross

139246. They tell me that it will be hard to find a man strong enough to love my own strength and independence, and not worry about being Mr. Diana Ross, but I disagree. I know absolutely that that man is somewhere out there. – Diana Ross

139247. When we first began, we didn’t have any hits. – Diana Ross

139248. With the Supremes I made so much money so fast all I wanted to do was buy clothes and pretty things. Now I’m comfortable with money and it’s comfortable with me. – Diana Ross

139249. Years ago I wanted to buy an apartment in New York City. I was a single female – I had gone through my divorce – I had three children, I was in show business and black. It was, like, impossible. – Diana Ross

139250. You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself. – Diana Ross

139251. You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself. – Diana Ross

139252. I don’t judge people by their sexual orientation or the color of their skin, so I find it really hard to identify someone by saying that they’re a gay person or a black person or a Jewish person. – Diana Ross

139253. It’s the first time I have returned to my roots – like going back to be a trio. The fans really wanted me to go back on stage and do the Supremes music, so I went about trying to make it happen. We’ll go on tour in the summer. – Diana Ross

139254. I’m not really a songwriter – I’m an interpreter. So in a sense I am an actress first and foremost. I act out the songs, and I lead with my heart. – Diana Ross

139255. Criticism, even when you try to ignore it, can hurt. I have cried over many articles written about me, but I move on and I don’t hold on to that . – Diana Ross

139256. I have three girls, and I say the same thing to them. I’m not involved in their careers because I’ve learned that it’s important for them to stand on their own two feet. They’ll feel better and prouder of themselves if they do. – Diana Ross

139257. I know that my fans want to know who I’m sleeping with, but it’s really none of their business. – Diana Ross

139258. I learned something from that. If someone asks me something that I really don’t want to do, I say no. I have to trust that. And I’m not afraid to talk money. – Diana Ross

139259. If I have someone who believes in me, I can move mountains. – Diana Ross

139260. I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It’s more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly. – Diana Ross

139261. I try to choose the songs that really are basically coming from my heart. I think that through the songs that I select, people know what’s going on in my life. – Diana Ross

139262. I was brought up in this part of Detroit that they used to call the ghetto. – Diana Ross

139263. Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then. – Diana Ross

139264. I’m a parent, and I try to take care of my health and keep my life in order. In the last few years I’ve really had to decide what’s important to me, and it seems to me that my family and my health are top on the list. And those have nothing to do with show business. – Diana Ross

139265. I majored in fashion design in school, and I have always wanted to design my own line of clothing, jewelry, and stuff like that; so this was just a step for me in that direction. – Diana Ross

139266. Editing is the same as quarrelling with writers – same thing exactly. – Harold Ross

139267. I asked Ring Lardner the other day how he writes his short stories, and he said he wrote a few widely separated words or phrases on a piece of paper and then went back and filled in the spaces. – Harold Ross

139268. Fortunately, this is not something that we see a lot of. Very rarely do you see a dog in this terrible shape from starvation. People just aren’t that cruel. – Jonathan Ross

139269. It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how many people remember you when you die. – Jonathan Ross

139270. I think in Mrs. C, I certainly played myself. A very compulsive, sweet person. – Marion Ross

139271. The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it. Most people are so impatient; they just assume that the person with hearing loss is being rude, or slow-witted. – Marion Ross

139272. The great classics that, as a professional you don’t get to do, you do as a student, when you don’t know any better. – Marion Ross

139273. Rule number one is, make sure that you face the person with hearing loss when you are speaking to them. – Marion Ross

139274. Happy Days, which we did for 11 years, we did with three cameras in front of a live audience. Very special. We had a party every Friday night. The boys, Ron, Henry, they grew up on that show. – Marion Ross

139275. Prague is the Paris of the ’90s. – Marion Ross

139276. I was born not too far from Minneapolis, so it’s nice to come back and visit. – Marion Ross

139277. I learned a great deal doing Brooklyn Bridge. I was able to take a giant step into the terrible reality that was then. We saw the cattle cars that took folks away. Just knowing it was real, it would be impossible not to feel. – Marion Ross

139278. I have tremendous faith in theuniverse. I feel at home on this planet. Even though it’s a very big world out there, I plan on walking right through the middle of it unharmed. – Marion Ross

139279. Hearing loss very often is such a gradual phenomenon that the person is in denial. You really have to be patient with them in getting them to come forward to get help. – Marion Ross

139280. But if you don’t watch me, I will try and sneak in some humor. I see humor everywhere in life around me. – Marion Ross

139281. Happy Days was a wonderful, wonderful experience and I would not have traded it for the world. – Marion Ross

139282. I really wanted to go onstage. Not movies. But I ended up under contract to Paramount. Now I adore film work. – Marion Ross

139283. I have to constantly remind myself that I am communicating with a person with hearing loss. – Marion Ross

139284. Our volunteer fire departments know their needs better than Washington, D.C. They need more flexibility on spending grant money from FEMA and Homeland Security. – Mike Ross

139285. Just look around; you can’t help but laugh at something. – Mike Ross

139286. The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes. – Percy Ross

139287. Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean. – Percy Ross

139288. A clever, imagination, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds. – Percy Ross

139289. You’ve got to ask! Asking is, in my opinion, the world’s most powerful – and neglected – secret to success and happiness. – Percy Ross

139290. He who gives while he lives, get to know where it goes. – Percy Ross

139291. When families observe a later, deeper stage of cult involvement they may find it necessary to consider the involvement of a professional such as myself in an intervention effort. – Rick Ross

139292. There may be some difficulties during a period of adjustment. Specifically, picking up their life again and making their own truly independent decisions. – Rick Ross

139293. This consists of a series of meetings that may last several days through which information is provided that may include reviewing documentaries, news programs, court records and certain reports about the group in question. – Rick Ross

139294. Also, schools share some responsibility and should offer helpful orientations that include general information about such recruitment efforts on their campuses. – Rick Ross

139295. The best method for preventing destructive cult involvement is preventative education. If students and the public at large are more aware of destructive groups beforehand they may better understand and resist their recruitment efforts. – Rick Ross

139296. In a cult intervention information is presented about the group that the member is most often not aware of. – Rick Ross

139297. I never knew any painter worthy of the name who paid the smallest attention to what a critic says, even in conversation. – Robert Baldwin Ross

139298. The law reports in newspapers contain perhaps the only real history of England that has any relation to truth. – Robert Baldwin Ross

139299. The Oxford manner is, alas, indefinable; I was going to say indefensible. – Robert Baldwin Ross

139300. On some peculiar pigmented cells found in two mosquitoes fed on malarial. – Ronald Ross

139301. The belief is growing on me that the disease is communicated by the bite of the mosquito… She always injects a small quantity of fluid with her bite – what if the parasites get into the system in this manner. – Ronald Ross

139302. The city’s contradictions and frailties drive me to the church. The church, in turn, binds my wounds and soothes my troubled heart, and sends me right back out into the city again. – Steve Ross

139303. You can’t operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing. – Steve Ross

139304. If you just keep your head down and just try and do your thing, sometimes magic happens. – Gavin Rossdale

139305. The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple of them rich. – Gavin Rossdale

139306. I think people are too hard on the Pistols. The Pistols started the whole punk thing and never saw much money. – Gavin Rossdale

139307. I was pretty taken with Patti Smith, she was my heroine. – Gavin Rossdale

139308. I’m not a workaholic, but I was a bit manic, I have to confess. – Gavin Rossdale

139309. In a band that works out well, everybody has a certain role to fulfill. – Gavin Rossdale

139310. It’s pretty hard to make out what’s going to be a commercial success and what’s not. – Gavin Rossdale

139311. Lyrics are really important for me. – Gavin Rossdale

139312. Only the guys who never made it and will never make it in the U.S. need to put up the front that they don’t care about America. – Gavin Rossdale

139313. Playing live, you can’t survive, certainly not in England. We used to work daytime jobs and play gigs at night. It was very exhausting. – Gavin Rossdale

139314. The more I talk about things, the more I understand myself. – Gavin Rossdale

139315. We recorded our first CD, Sixteen Stone, with a small budget and never dreamed that we would enjoy such a high success. It was simply fantastic. – Gavin Rossdale

139316. When I first began to write, I was writing on bass, because I was thinking more Public Image, more dub. – Gavin Rossdale

139317. Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration. – Gavin Rossdale

139318. The Beatles, the Small Faces and the Kinks were great bands, but that was in the ’60s. – Gavin Rossdale

139319. Any reaction is better than none. – Gavin Rossdale

139320. As an artist, you’re pretty sheltered backstage. You often don’t know what’s going on out there. – Gavin Rossdale

139321. As much as we all love playing live, it’s not normal to be on the road all the time, to have no home. – Gavin Rossdale

139322. Being real is what is important. – Gavin Rossdale

139323. Bob Dylan has a way with words that simply blows me away. When he forgets his lyrics he just makes up new ones on the spot, that is what I called talented! – Gavin Rossdale

139324. Dub and reggae… I play that a lot around the house. – Gavin Rossdale

139325. I always wrote about things that were important to me. I think our past success showed that it was also important for a lot of others. – Gavin Rossdale

139326. A happy wife is a happy life. – Gavin Rossdale

139327. I love what I’m doing most of the time, but it’s hard work. People only see your albums in the charts. They see us at award shows and after-show parties. They don’t know about your doubts, the hard work that goes in. – Gavin Rossdale

139328. I think it’s pretty normal that there are a lot of people out there who don’t like us. – Gavin Rossdale

139329. For some critics we might be uncool on account of our popularity. – Gavin Rossdale

139330. I pretty much grew up when punk was big in the UK. The Sex Pistols were heroes for me. I used to run around like Johnny Rotten. I had a jacket like his. – Gavin Rossdale

139331. For the sound we produce, everybody is equally important. Each of us has a very different personality and that is what keeps Bush alive. – Gavin Rossdale

139332. I love seeing the fans of the music that I make. – Gavin Rossdale

139333. I love playing live, I don’t like studios all that much. I need the reaction of the audience. – Gavin Rossdale

139334. I have always been fascinated by dark and mysterious stuff. I guess I have a pretty dark and gloomy side. Writing songs saves me from going completely gonzo. – Gavin Rossdale

139335. I don’t see myself as the boss. I sing and write the songs, and it would feel strange if somebody else wrote the lyrics I sang. – Gavin Rossdale

139336. I don’t know any musician who got to the top without hard work. Take whoever you want. They all work bloody hard, harder than you think. – Gavin Rossdale

139337. I am really addicted to music. – Gavin Rossdale

139338. I quite like Low, the band from Minnesota. They’re absolutely mesmerizing. I get much the same feeling from anything that Will Oldham does. – Gavin Rossdale

139339. If we are completely honest with ourselves, everyone has a dark side to their personalities. – Isabella Rossellini

139340. There is this idea that you have to play heroines or women who succeed. – Isabella Rossellini

139341. I didn’t want to become an actress because the competition with my mother would have been to much to live up to. – Isabella Rossellini

139342. A lot of the advertisement is done by saying: first of all, have a complex about who you are. – Isabella Rossellini

139343. These same people seem to forget that mother also took a lot of chances with the type of roles she played. – Isabella Rossellini

139344. In America, they are paranoid about ruining the reputations of people once they are dead and cannot answer back. They have this fascination which to me seems cruel and morbid. I do not want any part of it. – Isabella Rossellini

139345. I like to extend myself as an actress and David really helped me. – Isabella Rossellini

139346. I am now at an age when they wanted me to play her mother. – Isabella Rossellini

139347. Although Dorothy in Blue Velvet was humiliated and hurt by men, basically I could react to how she felt. – Isabella Rossellini

139348. I am much more radical in my beliefs than my products represent me to be. – Isabella Rossellini

139349. But I don’t really see myself as a role model. I’m not a dictator, or someone who wants to be adored! – Isabella Rossellini

139350. But my mother loved The Elephant Man, and my father gave David Lynch a scholarship to study in Rome. – Isabella Rossellini

139351. When David left me I became totally brokenhearted. – Isabella Rossellini

139352. Don’t get married to an actress because they’re also actresses in bed. – Roberto Rossellini

139353. I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism. – Roberto Rossellini

139354. Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun. – Christina G. Rossetti

139355. I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you’d say, ‘Where? What?’ and turn away. – Christina G. Rossetti

139356. Better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remember and be sad. – Christina G. Rossetti

139357. My heart is like a singing bird. – Christina Rossetti

139358. I dream of you to wake; would that I might Dream of you and not wake but slumber on. – Christina Rossetti

139359. And all the winds go sighing, for sweet things dying. – Christina Rossetti

139360. I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you’d say, “Where? What?” and turn away. – Christina Rossetti

139361. Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine. – Christina Rossetti

139362. Better by far you should forget and smile that you should remember and be sad. – Christina Rossetti

139363. Hope is like a harebell trembling from its birth. – Christina Rossetti

139364. For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands. – Christina Rossetti

139365. Obedience is the fruit of faith. – Christina Rossetti

139366. She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth. – Christina Rossetti

139367. Silence is more musical than any song. – Christina Rossetti

139368. Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I but when the trees bow down their heads, the wind is passing by. – Christina Rossetti

139369. The worst moment for the atheist is when he is really thankful and has nobody to thank. – Dante G. Rossetti

139370. Love is the last relay and ultimate outposts of eternity. – Dante G. Rossetti

139371. Conception, my boy, fundamental brain work, is what makes all the difference in art. – Dante G. Rossetti

139372. Demands for equality for women are threats to men’s self-esteem and sense of sexual turf. – Alice S. Rossi

139373. Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as a man who does not want to work or does not want to work at a challenging job, and most people are disturbed if a man in a well- paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it. – Alice S. Rossi

139374. A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences in my previous work on cosmic rays; more likely it was inborn and was the reason why, as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays. – Bruno Rossi

139375. An inborn tendency toward science turning it into a lifelong commitment. – Bruno Rossi

139376. The initial motivation of the experiment which led to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the inexhaustible wealth of nature, a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man. – Bruno Rossi

139377. In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new window into the surrounding world, I felt the urge to look through this window, hoping to see something unexpected. – Bruno Rossi

139378. I saw Ellen and my knees were weak. It was amazing. And it was very hard for me to get her out of my mind after that. Then when I saw her that night, we started talking, and that’s that. – Portia de Rossi

139379. I did a lot of fast talking as a youth; I was pretty good at it. I was never talked into it – I was always the one doing the talking. – Portia de Rossi

139380. If you’ve looked at all the glamour magazines lately, all the covers are actresses. If they are on those covers, they are going to try to emulate models. That’s just the way it is. – Portia de Rossi

139381. If I was 14 and knew some gay people, I wouldn’t nearly have had the struggle I had. Our world is definitely changing. – Portia de Rossi

139382. I’ve had so many interviews where the last question is, Are you gay? I had to find very creative ways to say that I was gay, but that I wasn’t going to talk about it. – Portia de Rossi

139383. I’m living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full, rich life, and I am incidentally gay. – Portia de Rossi

139384. I was very sexual from a very young age. – Portia de Rossi

139385. I want young people to see me and think you can be feminine and smart and successful, all at the same time. – Portia de Rossi

139386. I want to exude strength and intelligence. – Portia de Rossi

139387. I try to be feminine, yet intellectual and smart at the same time. You don’t see enough of that. – Portia de Rossi

139388. It sounds so trite, but my private life is mine. – Portia de Rossi

139389. I stumbled into acting and just loved it. I deferred law school-and I’m still deferred. – Portia de Rossi

139390. Just look at all the awards shows now. It has turned into a catwalk. You have to be wearing a certain designer, a certain dress, and everyone’s critiquing. – Portia de Rossi

139391. I really never stopped thinking about Ellen, because I just haven’t felt that kind of energy with anyone in my life. – Portia de Rossi

139392. I ran into Ellen at a photo shoot. She took my breath away. That had never happened to me in my life. – Portia de Rossi

139393. I married him for a green card. We had a really great, caring relationship; it just obviously wasn’t right for me. – Portia de Rossi

139394. I love being able to wear dresses and clothes that make me feel feminine and beautiful, and I love the fact that I don’t have to all the time; I can wear a tank and jeans. – Portia de Rossi

139395. I knew that I was gay, I knew it. I just couldn’t see myself as a gay woman, even though that’s where my heart was. – Portia de Rossi

139396. I justified it in so many ways. I had a very, very long and difficult struggle with my sexuality. – Portia de Rossi

139397. I have to be asked, I guess, but I love the idea of marriage. I think it’s beautiful. I’m such a romantic, and I always have been. – Portia de Rossi

139398. I had a hell of a time convincing people I was gay – which was so annoying! – Portia de Rossi

139399. I don’t even like watching sex scenes in movies. I have a slight prudish side to me. – Portia de Rossi

139400. I didn’t choose the fact that I was gay, but I did choose whether to live my life as a gay woman-that was the terrifying thing for me. Especially being a gay actress. – Portia de Rossi

139401. I thought, I’m out in my life, that doesn’t involve my public life. – Portia de Rossi

139402. You live with the fear people might find out. Then you actually have the courage to tell people and they go, I don’t think you are gay. It’s enough to drive you crazy. – Portia de Rossi

139403. My feelings for Ellen overrode all of my fear about being out as a lesbian. I had to be with her, and I just figured I’d deal with the other stuff later. – Portia de Rossi

139404. My sexuality is a part of me that I really like. But it’s not the totality of me. – Portia de Rossi

139405. People might find me attractive, but it’s also my job to prove that I can be intelligent. – Portia de Rossi

139406. Supermodels are over, and the new picture girl has become the television actress. – Portia de Rossi

139407. The most important thing for me was to never, ever, ever deny it. But I didn’t really have the courage to talk about it. I was thinking, The people who need to know I’m gay know. – Portia de Rossi

139408. We must be able to inspire. That’s my goal in acting. – Portia de Rossi

139409. When I was 15, I changed my name legally. I think it was largely due to my struggle about being gay. Everything just didn’t fit, and I was trying to find things I could identify myself with, and it started with my name. – Portia de Rossi

139410. When I was anorexic it just seemed like I literally wanted to disappear. And now I would like to reappear. – Portia de Rossi

139411. When I watched Ellen come out in ’97, my jaw was on the floor. I thought, There are some people who break the doors down, hold them open, and some people who walk right through. – Portia de Rossi

139412. When you have the paparazzi hiding in the bushes outside your home, the only thing you can control is how you respond publicly. – Portia de Rossi

139413. Everyone is their own kind of lesbian. To think there’s a certain way to dress or present yourself in the world is just one more stereotype we have to fit into. – Portia de Rossi

139414. In high school I had sex with girls quite a few times. They were straight women who I convinced to jump in the sack with me. – Portia de Rossi

139415. I don’t like being famous – it is like a prison. And driving for Ferrari would make it far worse. – Valentino Rossi

139416. It’s a big, big advantage because understanding what changes we might make takes time and it takes time to work out settings and to understand everything about the new machine. – Valentino Rossi

139417. It is a big problem and so I don’t know for sure if I say yes or no to Ferrari. – Valentino Rossi

139418. In my opinion we are at the limit now, and 17 races is really too much. With all the testing that we do now, it means we’re always on the bike and it’s quite difficult. – Valentino Rossi

139419. In 2002 the Yamaha was at more or less the same level as the Honda, better in some ways, worse in others. But in the winter of last year between 2002 and 2003, Honda made a big step forward and it seemed as if Yamaha couldn’t quite match that improvement. – Valentino Rossi

139420. If I test the car for a year I can be quite competitive the next season. – Valentino Rossi

139421. I’m Valentino Rossi. And I want to be a person, not an icon. – Valentino Rossi

139422. I race to win. If I am on the bike or in a car it will always be the same. – Valentino Rossi

139423. How do Ferrari know what I’m doing next year when I don’t know what I’m doing next week? – Valentino Rossi

139424. But I could also start F1 or rallying. I love rallying much more. – Valentino Rossi

139425. As for the level of spectacle of the two disciplines, I leave it to the people who watch the races to comment. – Valentino Rossi

139426. Maybe if Graziano make another work or another sport I wouldn’t have had this passion to be a rider. – Valentino Rossi

139427. I have won on Honda and Yamaha so maybe it is interesting to win with a third team, Ducati, who are Italian. – Valentino Rossi

139428. I would have probably stolen cars – it would have given me the same adrenaline rush as racing. – Valentino Rossi

139429. Riding a race bike is an art – a thing that you do because you feel something inside. – Valentino Rossi

139430. The work that we do during the winter is very important; we have a new bike and it’s important to develop it during this time, and we start with this test. – Valentino Rossi

139431. To win the Championship in the first year will be hard. We need time to become competitive and win races. – Valentino Rossi

139432. We have the 2004 M1 here for reference, which is useful. It worked well here last year; we won the race and always did fast lap times so it will be interesting to compare it to the new bike and it will help us to understand which parts have improved. – Valentino Rossi

139433. I always enjoyed myself a lot in pre-school. – Valentino Rossi

139434. Once the races begin it’s more difficult and there is never that much time for testing. – Valentino Rossi

139435. Also, when I started racing he knew a lot of people and it was more easy for me to find the first bike, so I have a good chance for sure. – Valentino Rossi

139436. One can’t judge Wagner’s opera Lohengrin after a first hearing, and I certainly don’t intend to hear it a second time. – Gioachino Rossini

139437. Wagner is a composer who has beautiful moments but awful quarter hours. – Gioachino Rossini

139438. Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour. – Gioachino Rossini

139439. Mr. Wagner has beautiful moments but bad quarters of an hour. – Gioachino Rossini

139440. Give me a laundry-list and I’ll set it to music. – Gioachino Rossini

139441. Every kind of music is good, except the boring kind. – Gioachino Rossini

139442. It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It’s harder to stay where you are than to get out. For everyone but you, that is. – Judith Rossner

139443. I’m a lousy journalist. – Judith Rossner

139444. I’d like to get out of here without having to talk to the producer. – Judith Rossner

139445. I knew I’d have to go to work in real estate or something else or I could never finish my novel. – Judith Rossner

139446. I was 37 years old. I wanted to support myself by writing. – Judith Rossner

139447. I was dictating to my mother when I was 5. – Judith Rossner

139448. My abiding theme is separations. – Judith Rossner

139449. My first book took five years to write and I made $1,000 on it. The second took three years and I made $3,000. All this time I was a housewife being supported by a husband. I was very lucky. – Judith Rossner

139450. The more interesting the 9-to-5 work is, the more it takes away from my real work, which is writing. – Judith Rossner

139451. Writers are the lunatic fringe of publishing. – Judith Rossner

139452. It’s astonishing what some women will put up with just to have a warm body. Some of the brightest women I know are just obsessed with that search. It’s very sad. – Judith Rossner

139453. I try to keep myself as sane and as grounded as possible by surrounding myself with normal people, such as all the friends that I’ve had from when I was little. – Emily Rossum

139454. I know that I am my worst critic. I know that if I can walk away from the set at the end of the day and feel that I did the best job I could and feel proud, that’s what will satisfy me. – Emily Rossum

139455. I started singing at the Met when I was seven, and the competition was so fierce that it really prepared me. – Emily Rossum

139456. I started working when I was seven and I was working for five dollars a night at the Met. – Emily Rossum

139457. I’ve been in the studio experimenting on making a CD of my own. I’m trying out different producers, styles, sounds. With music, as opposed to acting, you are not playing a character. You are showing people who you are. I really want to have my spirit in it. – Emily Rossum

139458. I’ve learned to take jobs as an actress that is meaningful to me because I’ve never taken a job for the money. – Emily Rossum

139459. I feel like I’ve come out of this grown up, maybe because I live through the character vicariously and she grows up so much during the course of this story. – Emmy Rossum

139460. It is very grand and sumptuous and awesome to look at but it was really about the characters for me. – Emmy Rossum

139461. It wasn’t my intention in going after this part but I suppose now I do. The adult roles are a lot meatier – you’re not always just the daughter or the girlfriend or whatever. – Emmy Rossum

139462. She’s lonely and wounded and very vulnerable and it really is a story about people at the heart of it all. – Emmy Rossum

139463. Here we spent so much time together – eight months of our lives almost – and it was so great because we all got so close and that really made us not afraid to improve with each other. – Emmy Rossum

139464. There was a project at Lawrence Livermore National Labs where many years ago they went down this path for scripting and controlling very large numerical calculations. – Guido van Rossum

139465. I have this hope that there is a better way. Higher-level tools that actually let you see the structure of the software more clearly will be of tremendous value. – Guido van Rossum

139466. I would guess that the decision to create a small special purpose language or use an existing general purpose language is one of the toughest decisions that anyone facing the need for a new language must make. – Guido van Rossum

139467. If you decide to design your own language, there are thousands of sort of amateur language designer pitfalls. – Guido van Rossum

139468. If you’re talking about Java in particular, Python is about the best fit you can get amongst all the other languages. Yet the funny thing is, from a language point of view, JavaScript has a lot in common with Python, but it is sort of a restricted subset. – Guido van Rossum

139469. In my daily work, I work on very large, complex, distributed systems built out of many Python modules and packages. The focus is very similar to what you find, for example, in Java and, in general, in systems programming languages. – Guido van Rossum

139470. Mark Hammond is working in this area, with Windows Scripting Host. It is definitely an area where Python fits almost perfectly. That’s quite independent from Java, actually. – Guido van Rossum

139471. My own perception of that is somewhat colored by where people ask my advice, which is still, of course, about changes to Python internals or at least standard libraries. – Guido van Rossum

139472. The second stream of material that is going to come out of this project is a programming environment and a set of programming tools where we really want to focus again on the needs of the newbie. This environment is going to have to be extremely user-friendly. – Guido van Rossum

139473. Yes, I definitely believe that it has some good cross-platform properties. Object orientation was one of the techniques I used to make Python platform independent. – Guido van Rossum

139474. Now, it’s my belief that Python is a lot easier than to teach to students programming and teach them C or C++ or Java at the same time because all the details of the languages are so much harder. Other scripting languages really don’t work very well there either. – Guido van Rossum

139475. A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the ‘I’ in loving; Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear. – Edmond Rostand

139476. A large nose is in fact the sign of an affable man, good, courteous, witty, liberal, courageous, such as I am. – Edmond Rostand

139477. A pessimist is a man who tells the truth prematurely. – Edmond Rostand

139478. My pessimism goes to the point of suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists. – Edmond Rostand

139479. The dream, alone, is of interest. What is life, without a dream? – Edmond Rostand

139480. I think I am one of those who can manage not to take on a completely different appearance under their own glance. – Jean Rostand

139481. Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth. – Jean Rostand

139482. Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth. – Jean Rostand

139483. Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you. – Jean Rostand

139484. My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists. – Jean Rostand

139485. Kill a man, and you are a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you are a conquerer. Kill everyone, and you are a god. – Jean Rostand

139486. It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed. – Jean Rostand

139487. It may offend us to hear our own thoughts expressed by others: we are not sure enough of their souls. – Jean Rostand

139488. It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths. – Jean Rostand

139489. It is sometimes important for science to know how to forget the things she is surest of. – Jean Rostand

139490. One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror; one kills everybody, one is a god. – Jean Rostand

139491. In politics, yesterday’s lie is attacked only to flatter today’s. – Jean Rostand

139492. In order to remain true to oneself one ought to renounce one’s party three times a day. – Jean Rostand

139493. I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell. – Jean Rostand

139494. I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books. – Jean Rostand

139495. I don’t judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan. – Jean Rostand

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139496. Hatred, for the man who is not engaged in it, is a little like the odor of garlic for one who hasn’t eaten any. – Jean Rostand

139497. Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness. – Jean Rostand

139498. God, that dumping ground of our dreams. – Jean Rostand

139499. Far too often the choices reality proposes are such as to take away one’s taste for choosing. – Jean Rostand

139500. Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind. – Jean Rostand

139501. Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said. – Jean Rostand

139502. It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist usually is in the work of any other, with the possible exception of the teacher who backs him or the student who honors him. – Jean Rostand

139503. To be adult is to be alone. – Jean Rostand

139504. We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn’t wish to be. – Jean Rostand

139505. I still understand a few words in life, but I no longer think they make a sentence. – Jean Rostand

139506. One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it. – Jean Rostand

139507. We must watch over our modesty in the presence of those who cannot understand its grounds. – Jean Rostand

139508. Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it. – Jean Rostand

139509. To say of men that they are bad is to say they are worse than we think we are, or worse than the ideal man whose image we have built up on the basis of a certain few. – Jean Rostand

139510. To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should. – Jean Rostand

139511. Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us. – Jean Rostand

139512. There are moments when very little truth would be enough to shape opinion. One might be hated at extremely low cost. – Jean Rostand

139513. There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past. – Jean Rostand

139514. Theories pass. The frog remains. – Jean Rostand

139515. Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men. – Jean Rostand

139516. One must either take an interest in the human situation or else parade before the void. – Jean Rostand

139517. To reflect is to disturb one’s thoughts. – Jean Rostand

139518. Renown? I’ve already got more of it than those I respect, and will never have as much as those for whom I feel contempt. – Jean Rostand

139519. Somebody told me I should put a pebble in my mouth to cure my stuttering. Well, I tried it, and during a scene I swallowed the pebble. That was the end of that. – Jean Rostand

139520. Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood – we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we. – Jean Rostand

139521. Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they are. – Jean Rostand

139522. The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions. – Jean Rostand

139523. The divine is perhaps that quality in man which permits him to endure the lack of God. – Jean Rostand

139524. The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same. – Jean Rostand

139525. The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious. – Jean Rostand

139526. The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn’t write them again, and wouldn’t want to. – Jean Rostand

139527. A body of work such as Pasteur’s is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in. – Jean Rostand

139528. A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it. – Jean Rostand

139529. A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time. – Jean Rostand

139530. Already at the origin of the species man was equal to what he was destined to become. – Jean Rostand

139531. Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued. – Jean Rostand

139532. When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won’t one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic. – Jean Rostand

139533. A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. – Jean Rostand

139534. A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they’re dead. – Leo Rosten

139535. I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe. – Leo Rosten

139536. Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind. – Leo Rosten

139537. Satire is focused bitterness. – Leo Rosten

139538. Some things are so unexpected that no one is prepared for them. – Leo Rosten

139539. The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can’t help it. – Leo Rosten

139540. The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or praised or even loved. And that perhaps, is what makes him different from others. – Leo Rosten

139541. Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense. – Leo Rosten

139542. We see things as we are, not as they are. – Leo Rosten

139543. If you are going to do something wrong at least enjoy it. – Leo Rosten

139544. Words must surely be counted among the most powerful drugs man ever invented. – Leo Rosten

139545. Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable. – Leo Rosten

139546. A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood. – Leo Rosten

139547. An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church. – Leo Rosten

139548. Any man who hates dogs and babies can’t be all bad. – Leo Rosten

139549. Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined. – Leo Rosten

139550. Extremists think “communication” means agreeing with them. – Leo Rosten

139551. First-rate people hire first-rate people; second-rate people hire third-rate people. – Leo Rosten

139552. Humor is the affectionate communication of insight. – Leo Rosten

139553. Why did God give me two ears and one mouth? So that I will hear more and talk less. – Leo Rosten

139554. I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong. – Leo Rosten

139555. For me archaeology is not a source of illustrations for written texts, but an independent source of historical information, with no less value and importance, sometimes more importance, that the written sources. – Michael I. Rostovtzeff

139556. For long, history was mainly political history, and historical narrative was confined to an account of the most important crises in political life, or to an account of wars and great generals. – Michael I. Rostovtzeff

139557. The Cold War is over but Cold War thinking survives. – Joseph Rotblat

139558. At a time when science plays such a powerful role in the life of society, when the destiny of the whole of mankind may hinge on the results of scientific research, it is incumbent on all scientists to be fully conscious of that role, and conduct themselves accordingly. – Joseph Rotblat

139559. As for the assertion that nuclear weapons prevent wars, how many more wars are needed to refute this arguments? Tens of millions have died in the many wars that have taken place since 1945. – Joseph Rotblat

139560. All nuclear weapon states should now recognize that this is so, and declare – in Treaty form – that they will never be the first to use nuclear weapons. This would open the way to the gradual, mutual reduction of nuclear arsenals, down to zero. – Joseph Rotblat

139561. Since the end of the Cold War two main nuclear powers have begun to make big reductions in their nuclear arsenals. Each of them is dismantling about 2,000 nuclear warheads a year. – Joseph Rotblat

139562. Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized, there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons, and a strong desire to get rid of them. – Joseph Rotblat

139563. Several studies, and a number of public statements by senior military and political personalities, testify that – except for disputes between the present nuclear states – all military conflicts, as well as threats to peace, can be dealt with using conventional weapons. – Joseph Rotblat

139564. My third appeal is to my fellow citizens in all countries: Help us to establish lasting peace in the world. – Joseph Rotblat

139565. But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played a very significant role in maintaining the momentum of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War. – Joseph Rotblat

139566. The chief task was to stop the arms race before it brought utter disaster. However, after the collapse of communism and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, any rationale for having nuclear weapons disappeared. – Joseph Rotblat

139567. There is no direct evidence that nuclear weapons prevented a world war. Conversely, it is known that they nearly caused one. – Joseph Rotblat

139568. The decision to use the atom bomb on Japanese cities, and the consequent buildup of enormous nuclear arsenals, was made by governments, on the basis of political and military perceptions. – Joseph Rotblat

139569. The most terrifying moment in my life was October 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. I did not know all the facts – we have learned only recently how close we were to war – but I knew enough to make me tremble. – Joseph Rotblat

139570. The present basic philosophy is nuclear deterrence. – Joseph Rotblat

139571. The time has come to formulate guidelines for the ethical conduct of scientist, perhaps in the form of a voluntary Hippocratic Oath. – Joseph Rotblat

139572. This is the reality of nuclear weapons: they may trigger a world war; a war which, unlike previous ones, destroys all of civilization. – Joseph Rotblat

139573. To sum up, there is no evidence that a world without nuclear weapons would be a dangerous world. On the contrary, it would be a safer world, as I will show later. – Joseph Rotblat

139574. We are told that the possession of nuclear weapons – in some cases even the testing of these weapons – is essential for national security. But this argument can be made by other countries as well. – Joseph Rotblat

139575. When the START 2 treaty has been implemented – and remember it has not yet been ratified – we will be left with some 15,000 nuclear warheads, active and in reserve. Fifteen thousand weapons with an average yield of 20 Hiroshima bombs. – Joseph Rotblat

139576. So I ask the nuclear powers to abandon the out-of-date thinking of the Cold War period and take a fresh look. Above all, I appeal to them to bear in mind the long-term threat that nuclear weapons pose to humankind and to begin action towards their elimination. – Joseph Rotblat

139577. But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction. – Joseph Rotblat

139578. But the nuclear powers still cling tenaciously to their weapons. – Joseph Rotblat

139579. From my earliest days I had a passion for science. – Joseph Rotblat

139580. I appeal to my fellow scientists to remember their responsibility to humanity. – Joseph Rotblat

139581. I saw science as being in harmony with humanity. – Joseph Rotblat

139582. Indeed, the very first resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations – adopted unanimously – called for the elimination of nuclear weapons. – Joseph Rotblat

139583. Indeed, the whole human species is endangered, by nuclear weapons or by other means of wholesale destruction which further advances in science are likely to produce. – Joseph Rotblat

139584. Let me remind you that nuclear disarmament is not just an ardent desire of the people, as expressed in many resolutions of the United Nations. It is a legal commitment by the five official nuclear states, entered into when they signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty. – Joseph Rotblat

139585. This means that the only function of nuclear weapons, while they exist, is to deter a nuclear attack. – Joseph Rotblat

139586. I did not imagine that the second half of my life would be spent on efforts to avert a mortal danger to humanity created by science. – Joseph Rotblat

139587. If the militarily most powerful – and least threatened – states need nuclear weapons for their security, how can one deny such security to countries that are truly insecure? The present nuclear policy is a recipe for proliferation. It is a policy for disaster. – Joseph Rotblat

139588. I have to bring to your notice a terrifying reality: with the development of nuclear weapons Man has acquired, for the first time in history, the technical means to destroy the whole of civilization in a single act. – Joseph Rotblat

139589. A lot of rock bands are truly a legend in their own minds. – David Lee Roth

139590. He who knows how will always work for he who knows why. – David Lee Roth

139591. I used to have a drug problem, now I make enough money. – David Lee Roth

139592. I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass. – David Lee Roth

139593. It doesn’t get better, it doesn’t get worse, but it sure gets different! – David Lee Roth

139594. People ask me how far I’ve come. And I tell them twelve feet: from the audience to the stage. – David Lee Roth

139595. Music is like girlfriends to me; I’m continually astonished by the choices other people make. – David Lee Roth

139596. The light you see at the end of the tunnel is the front of an oncoming train. – David Lee Roth

139597. The problem with self-improvement is knowing when to quit. – David Lee Roth

139598. The world’s a stage, and I want the brightest spot. – David Lee Roth

139599. When you get something like MTV, it’s like regular television. You get it, and at first it’s novel and brand new and then you watch every channel, every show. And then you become a little more selective and more selective, until ultimately… you wind up with a radio. – David Lee Roth

139600. You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention and sometimes somebody will throw a rock at you. That’s the territory. You buy the land, you get the Indians. – David Lee Roth

139601. Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it. – David Lee Roth

139602. Rap is poetry to music, like beatniks without beards and bongos. – David Lee Roth

139603. Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding? – Philip Roth

139604. When you publish a book, it’s the world’s book. The world edits it. – Philip Roth

139605. Unless one is inordinately fond of subordination, one is always at war. – Philip Roth

139606. The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress. – Philip Roth

139607. Should you protect profits? Yes. But run for the hills? No. – Philip Roth

139608. Just like those who are incurably ill, the aged know everything about their dying except exactly when. – Philip Roth

139609. History… is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake. – Philip Roth

139610. Fear tends to manifest itself much more quickly than greed, so volatile markets tend to be on the downside. In up markets, volatility tends to gradually decline. – Philip Roth

139611. A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die! – Philip Roth

139612. A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clearly without a home, just the object itself, like a glass or an apple. – Philip Roth

139613. Obviously the facts are never just coming at you but are incorporated by an imagination that is formed by your previous experience. Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts. – Philip Roth

139614. I’d seen musicians act, and it scares me. And they make more money than me. – Tim Roth

139615. Certainly coming to America has been extraordinary. – Tim Roth

139616. Doing comedy for film is always a challenge because you are in the hands of the editor after the fact. I am hoping I can do some more soon, I enjoy doing comedy. – Tim Roth

139617. Everyone is an abused child, if you think about what governments do. – Tim Roth

139618. How would you compare Polanski or Kubrick? I try not to do any comparisons. – Tim Roth

139619. I can’t do anything else. So if this falls through, I’m screwed. – Tim Roth

139620. I don’t care to analyze acting. On the other hand there is a fascination because distributors are putting out British films. You get films here with great performances you’ll never see again. Why compare. We should go after the businessmen. – Tim Roth

139621. I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there’s about 50 people with producer credits, so what’s the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance. – Tim Roth

139622. I miss my family, and I like being a tourist when I go back. – Tim Roth

139623. I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven’t been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned. – Tim Roth

139624. Bring back dueling, I say. Drive-by sword fight. – Tim Roth

139625. I will watch everything that Cary Grant did, or Kubrick made or Bergman. – Tim Roth

139626. A character I would love to play is Iago, from Othello. – Tim Roth

139627. I’m a workaholic. – Tim Roth

139628. I’m sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I’m bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next-door neighbor – a real person. – Tim Roth

139629. If you meet somebody who’s spent any length of time in prison, you don’t let your guard down. Ever. And really, that’s what that was about-if you open up too much, you’re asking to get your teeth kicked in. – Tim Roth

139630. Ilike ideas writers have that I might not have written. Writers are there for a reason… to write for me. – Tim Roth

139631. The first role I ever did… I played a Nazi skinhead. – Tim Roth

139632. The more varied the characters, the better, as far as I’m concerned. – Tim Roth

139633. There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring. – Tim Roth

139634. There just seems to be more acceptance now of… other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones. – Tim Roth

139635. Well, I think first it was rare for me to do anything that had any kind of a romantic note to it. – Tim Roth

139636. When you know youre whoring it hurts. I have kids. I’m not going to run down an actor for doing this. – Tim Roth

139637. You read a script and its based on ‘Reservoir Dogs’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’, and it goes right in the bin. – Tim Roth

139638. I think every director has a different take, some are good, some are bad. The directors you get on best with sometimes don’t make the best films, so who’s to say who is right. – Tim Roth

139639. The State thrives on war – unless, of course, it is defeated and crushed – expands on it, glories in it. – Murray Rothbard

139640. It is in war that the State really comes into its own: swelling in power, in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society. – Murray Rothbard

139641. All government wars are unjust. – Murray Rothbard

139642. There is one good thing about Marx: he was not a Keynesian. – Murray Rothbard

139643. We will be drawing down some troops. If the president wants to try to turn that into the beginning of a success, he actually, I think, has some opportunity. – Stuart Rothenberg

139644. What we’re seeing early on is Democrats rallying around Al Gore, Republicans rallying around George Bush and the difficulty of anybody else to get any room in the race. – Stuart Rothenberg

139645. Republicans have to be relieved. Given all the bad news this White House has faced, at least the president’s hemorrhaging has stopped. – Stuart Rothenberg

139646. The environment is better and better for Democrats. – Stuart Rothenberg

139647. I think it’s less risky for the Kerry campaign to embrace former President Clinton than it is to reject him. – Stuart Rothenberg

139648. California is going to be quite good for the Democrats. But the rest of the country is a draw. – Stuart Rothenberg

139649. And last, it may be worthwhile trying to hang something beyond the partial wall because some of the pictures do very well in a confined space. – Mark Rothko

139650. Silence is so accurate. – Mark Rothko

139651. It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. – Mark Rothko

139652. If our titles recall the known myths of antiquity, we have used them again because they are the eternal symbols upon which we must fall back to express basic psychological ideas. – Mark Rothko

139653. Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness. – Mark Rothko

139654. This would be a distortion of their meaning, since the pictures are intimate and intense, and are the opposite of what is decorative; and have been painted in a scale of normal living rather than an institutional scale. – Mark Rothko

139655. I also hang the pictures low rather than high, and particularly in the case of the largest ones, often as close to the floor as is feasible, for that is the way they are painted. – Mark Rothko

139656. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing. – Mark Rothko

139657. We assert that the subject is crucial and only that subject matter is valid which is tragic and timeless. – Mark Rothko

139658. That is why we profess a spiritual kinship with primitive and archaic art. – Mark Rothko

139659. Give me control of a nation’s money and I care not who makes her laws. – Mayer Amschel Rothschild

139660. Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws. – Mayer Amschel Rothschild

139661. We are like the mechanism of a watch: each part is essential. – Nathan Meyer Rothschild

139662. As long as a house is like yours, and as long as you work together with your brothers, not a house in the world will be able to compete with you, to cause you harm or to take advantage of you, for together you can undertake and perform more than any house in the world. – Nathan Meyer Rothschild

139663. Somehow, I had the feeling that I was responsible for Harry being dead. I remembered all the times that I wished he were dead, all the times I had dreamed of killing him. I got to thinking that maybe my wishing had finally killed him. – Arnold Rothstein

139664. The more money the louder it talks. – Arnold Rothstein

139665. Who cares about that stuff? This is America, not Jerusalem. I’m an American. Let Harry be a Jew. – Arnold Rothstein

139666. As long as they’re willing to pay to prove it, I’m willing to let them. – Arnold Rothstein

139667. If a man is dumb, someone is going to get the best of him, so why not you? If you don’t, you’re as dumb as he is. – Arnold Rothstein

139668. Look out for Number One. If you don’t, no one else will. – Arnold Rothstein

139669. Anyone who’d sell out a whole town wouldn’t hesitate to double-cross one man. – Arnold Rothstein

139670. She hates me and you hate me, but you all love Harry. Nobody loves me. – Arnold Rothstein

139671. Don’t go away. I don’t want to be alone. I can’t stand being alone. – Arnold Rothstein

139672. Sometimes the most positive thing you can be in a boring society is absolutely negative. – Johnny Rotten

139673. Do what I want, be honest to myself and then it would do good for others, that’s all, full on. – Johnny Rotten

139674. Don’t accept the old order. Get rid of it. – Johnny Rotten

139675. I think national pride leads to nothing but wars and hates. – Johnny Rotten

139676. I’m no one’s lap dog, you can’t put me on a leash. – Johnny Rotten

139677. I’m not here for your amusement. You’re here for mine. – Johnny Rotten

139678. If you give me the chance, I’ll destroy America for you. – Johnny Rotten

139679. If you were to look back at me as a school kid you’d see a very quiet little church mouse kind of character. – Johnny Rotten

139680. It’s a repressive society where you can’t be horrible, I’m not horrible, they made me horrible, I’m just honest. – Johnny Rotten

139681. It’s no good being nice and young and naive. There’s no good in that at all. You’ve got to do it all yourself, and you’ve gotta learn quick. And you can’t look for sympathy either. – Johnny Rotten

139682. Do not stand in the middle, go to the right or to the left. – Johnny Rotten

139683. People don’t like other poor people, and rather than blame the people that make you all poor, you blame each other. – Johnny Rotten

139684. There’s nothing glorious in dying. Anyone can do it. – Johnny Rotten

139685. You’ll find that empty vessels make the most sound. – Johnny Rotten

139686. Love is 2 minutes and 52 seconds of squelching noises. – Johnny Rotten

139687. The conscience of an artist worthy of the name is like an incurable disease which causes him endless torment but occasionally fills him with silent joy. – Georges Rouault

139688. A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human. – Georges Rouault

139689. For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh. – Georges Rouault

139690. I am a believer and a conformist. – Georges Rouault

139691. My only objective is to paint a Christ so moving that those who see him will be converted. – Georges Rouault

139692. Nothing is old, nothing is new, save the light of grace underneath which beats a human heart. The way of feeling, of understanding, of loving; the way of seeing the country, the faces that your father saw, that your mother knew. The rest is chimerical. – Georges Rouault

139693. Often pagans, with their eyes wide open, do not see very clearly. – Georges Rouault

139694. Subjective artists are one-eyed, but objective artists are blind. – Georges Rouault

139695. The artist discards all theories, both his own and those of others. He forgets everything when he is in front of his canvas. – Georges Rouault

139696. The richness of the world, all artificial pleasures, have the taste of sickness and give off a smell of death in the face of certain spiritual possessions. – Georges Rouault

139697. Experience is the cane of the blind. – Jacques Roumain

139698. You cannot eat a cluster of grapes at once, but it is very easy if you eat them one by one. – Jacques Roumain

139699. There are more people living in freedom today than at any other time in the history of the human race. – Mike Rounds

139700. We can do things the cheap way, the simple way, for the short-term and without regard for the future. Or, we can make the extra effort, do the hard work, absorb the criticism and make decisions that will cause a better future. – Mike Rounds

139701. The reversal of a Supreme Court opinion is possible. – Mike Rounds

139702. The important things that in a campaign we talk about, let us not forget that once the election is over. – Mike Rounds

139703. Our fish, our recreation, our irrigation and all our uses of the Missouri River are threatened if the drought continues and the Corps of Engineers decisions aren’t changed. – Mike Rounds

139704. One thing that stands out throughout the entire year was that in South Dakota we are much more united than we are divided. Now the divided part creates news, but the united part is what moves us forward. – Mike Rounds

139705. Marriage is one of the most sacred human institutions. I asked our Senators, as many South Dakotans have done, to protect marriage as a union between a man and a woman. – Mike Rounds

139706. In every decision we make and in every policy we develop, we are committed to protecting those who cannot protect themselves… the very young and the very old. – Mike Rounds

139707. But if the vision is strong enough, and your goals are steady, and you believe, pretty soon you bring other people with you. – Mike Rounds

139708. Being overweight and obesity are major risk factors for many chronic diseases for South Dakotans of all ages. When people are overweight or obese, they have more health problems and more serious health problems, in addition to higher health care costs. – Mike Rounds

139709. As the price of gas goes up, people will become more conscience of how much they use. – Mike Rounds

139710. An emotional man may possess no humor, but a humorous man usually has deep pockets of emotion, sometimes tucked away or forgotten. – Constance Rourke

139711. I started to shortcircuit because I had high aspirations for the film. I never told anybody that. – Mickey Rourke

139712. A lot of the stuff I am now seeing is edgy, raw kinda material. – Mickey Rourke

139713. All I am hoping for is to be able to work – I think my best work is still ahead of me – I think all that I have been through in the last several years have only made me a better, more interesting actor. – Mickey Rourke

139714. Comeback is a good word, man. – Mickey Rourke

139715. I did think for many, many years that because of my ability I could beat the system. And I was wrong. – Mickey Rourke

139716. I had a bonding problem when I went off and boxed for five years. I was over in Europe and Asia fighting because I wanted to do something different; I was tired of acting. But the thing is, when I was done doing that, I couldn’t get a job. – Mickey Rourke

139717. I had a lot of anger inside me and that came out at times that were not particularly advantageous to me career-wise. – Mickey Rourke

139718. A couple of guys won Academy Awards for the things that I turned down. Today, after coming to terms with everything, after being in therapy for a long time-there are areas where I will compromise. – Mickey Rourke

139719. I never look backwards. I have always been an athlete. I boxed before I acted. – Mickey Rourke

139720. All that prosthetic makeup drains you. By the time it’s lunch, you’re done. – Mickey Rourke

139721. I trained like an animal, but the thing is focus and concentration. When the bell rings it’s like when the little red light goes on over the camera. And I can usually nail my lines on the first or second take because I’m right there. – Mickey Rourke

139722. I was very immature when I was young, and for me there was no balance. Everything was just all or nothing. – Mickey Rourke

139723. It was either therapy or die. – Mickey Rourke

139724. It was the most fun I’ve ever had on a movie. It was one of the happiest times in my life. I was living in New York, and I really enjoyed acting at the time. Also, it’s funny because that was also the time when I went downhill. – Mickey Rourke

139725. It’s the formulaic studio movies the make money, and when they do, the actors in them are automatically movie stars. – Mickey Rourke

139726. What I’ve got to do now is let them judge me for who I am as an actor and not for my notoriety. – Mickey Rourke

139727. Years ago I realized that maybe I made mistake, politically, when I turned a lot of that stuff down. I would go off to obscure places and make movies that six people went to see. – Mickey Rourke

139728. I had some things I had to fix. It took me 14 years to do it. But it was never really fun back in the day to work with directors who were a lot older and were like authoritarian and talking to you like that. – Mickey Rourke

139729. I always knew I’d accomplish something very special – like robbing a bank perhaps. – Mickey Rourke

139730. Why isn’t it natural for people who have lived and worked at something to want to use the knowledge and capacity in a new way, free from the burden of making a living? – James Rouse

139731. Cities must be fun. – James Rouse

139732. For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind. – James Rouse

139733. Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business. The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it’s profitable. – James Rouse

139734. Visions describe what best should be, could be – if and when mankind has the will to make them real. – James Rouse

139735. Whatever ought to be, can be. – James Rouse

139736. I cannot now change my style, which I acquired, as you can imagine, by dint of labour. – Henri Rousseau

139737. It is often said that my heart is too open for my own good. – Henri Rousseau

139738. Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see. – Henri Rousseau

139739. Excuse my scribbling, it is late, and I have a poor candle. – Henri Rousseau

139740. It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139741. Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139742. It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139743. The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139744. I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139745. I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139746. However great a man’s natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned all at once. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139747. How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long? – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139748. Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139749. The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139750. The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139751. The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139752. Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139753. The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as it is born, and carries itself the causes of its destruction. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139754. People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139755. Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139756. Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what that is. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139757. Our greatest evils flow from ourselves. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

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139758. Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139759. Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139760. Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139761. Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139762. Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139763. The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139764. Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139765. Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139766. The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139767. Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139768. You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139769. Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139770. When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139771. We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139772. We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139773. We do not know what is really good or bad fortune. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139774. We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139775. To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139776. Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139777. All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139778. Force does not constitute right… obedience is due only to legitimate powers. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139779. Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139780. Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139781. Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139782. Base souls have no faith in great individuals. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139783. Childhood is the sleep of reason. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139784. Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139785. Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139786. Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139787. A feeble body weakens the mind. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

139788. What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139789. He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139790. I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139791. I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator. I want to set before my fellow human beings a man in every way true to nature; and that man will be myself. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139792. I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don’t know. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139793. Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139794. God made me and broke the mold. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139795. We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139796. I may be no better, but at least I am different. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139797. Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139798. Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139799. Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide? – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139800. I may not be better than other people, but at least I’m different. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139801. I only see clearly what I remember. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139802. I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own: for he wrote his Essays only for others, and I write my reveries only for myself. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139803. Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139804. It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and to explain what does not exist. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139805. Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139806. No man has any natural authority over his fellow men. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139807. No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139808. O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139809. Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you may say, I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139810. Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139811. Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139812. Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

139813. Christopher Reeve did such an amazing job that to give him some kind of accent or more bravado would have been wrong. Audiences wouldn’t have responded to that either. – Brandon Routh

139814. I’m very excited to see where the characters and their relationships go. But in the end, it really boils down to the people who have more power than me, who control the money. – Brandon Routh

139815. You want to keep it in there because you feel like it’s yours but to be able to see that sometimes some stuff needs to go and I think it’s for the benefit of the film. – Brandon Routh

139816. Well physically preparing for the role, definitely and then continuing to stay physically fit throughout filming, getting up, 4.00 4.30 in the morning. – Brandon Routh

139817. Well no, I think we won’t have that problem but as far as paparazzi I’m speaking, I will deal with that. – Brandon Routh

139818. There are things about growing up in a small town that you can’t necessarily quantify. – Brandon Routh

139819. That’s definitely a part of who Superman is and definitely who Clark on the farm is. It translates to how calm he is. I feel like I’m pretty calm most of the time and relaxed, which gives presence to the character. – Brandon Routh

139820. So I think it was to Bryan’s credit that he was able to let go of some of those things because you create these scenes and you think you become creative, even I, acting things, you become very creatively taken by it. – Brandon Routh

139821. One of the most amazing things I got from the film, so much green screen, there are so many moments and it really taught me about how important it is to have an intention when flying, when going somewhere and having an intention. – Brandon Routh

139822. My interests were in fantasy more than comics growing up. – Brandon Routh

139823. It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn’t need to be drastically different. – Brandon Routh

139824. It was a great mantel to be able to take on really, an amazing legacy. And you know to finally see it, because I just saw the final product yesterday as well, is really amazing to be part of something like this. – Brandon Routh

139825. But as far as, for I think it will be amazing you know where I find myself years from now because of this film. It’s just amazing, I think everybody’s going to kind of know this film and because of it, me. So I you know it’s crazy. – Brandon Routh

139826. I’ve found the best way is to not be scared of the attention but to be grateful for it and open to it. It makes my days better rather than being annoyed that people want my attention. – Brandon Routh

139827. And also it was a process of, we lifted weights as well, in an effort to train my body to then be able to lift heavier weights when I got in Australia. So that was the first couple of months. – Brandon Routh

139828. I’m really excited to be a part of it and sharing the legacy, any documentary I look up at the sky and Kevin Burns did and Bryan did and showed me again you know the history that’s in this character and you know. – Brandon Routh

139829. I was at first but I mean I thought at first that I wanted a little bit of that in there but the reasoning behind what they cut and what they kept really makes sense and it really played for me when I saw it yesterday, it all worked and was understood. – Brandon Routh

139830. I mean it allowed me to do that which was fantastic because we really get to see the character mature and deal with some things that are, that I think as an audience member, really pull us in. – Brandon Routh

139831. I knew very early on that there would be quite a bit of attention: Superman is known all over the place. – Brandon Routh

139832. I could finally quit my job as a bartender and stop dreaming that I might be Superman and know that I was. Then I started thinking about how cool it was. – Brandon Routh

139833. I think Superman’s journey is to become comfortable on earth. Of course he’s got his role as earth’s greatest protector but he also wants to be as happy as he can and if that happens to be with Lois then he’s going to find a way. – Brandon Routh

139834. But so long as we can keep this crew of fantastic people together and can continue to make real breakthrough films in this category, as well as characters that stay true to what we’ve done in this first film, I’d be more than happy to be a part of it. – Brandon Routh

139835. As I said before, I’m prepared to be prepared and I think that remains the same, you know there’s no way to really know what it’s going to feel like. I think for each individual it’s different. – Brandon Routh

139836. And then once in Australia, I really hit the weights hard. – Brandon Routh

139837. And the spirit of Superman is great to have around. – Brandon Routh

139838. If I become defensive and upset right away, then that’s going to adversely affect how I deal with it and it’s probably not going to be good press for me and probably be bad just because I’m angry. Just be open and pleasant. – Brandon Routh

139839. I’m kind of looking for something with a lot less action and more talking and listening. – Brandon Routh

139840. There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them. – Joseph Roux

139841. When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing. – Joseph Roux

139842. We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence. – Joseph Roux

139843. Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know. – Joseph Roux

139844. The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable. – Joseph Roux

139845. The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least ready to pardon in another. – Joseph Roux

139846. Solitude vivifies; isolation kills. – Joseph Roux

139847. There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts. – Joseph Roux

139848. Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word. – Joseph Roux

139849. Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained. – Joseph Roux

139850. It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent. – Joseph Roux

139851. Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions. – Joseph Roux

139852. Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired. – Joseph Roux

139853. Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions. – Joseph Roux

139854. Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes. – Joseph Roux

139855. Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad. – Joseph Roux

139856. A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool. – Joseph Roux

139857. Cindy Sheehan is a clown. There is no real antiwar movement. No serious politician, with anything to do with anything, would show his face at an antiwar rally. – Karl Rove

139858. In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He may come to regret that decision. – Karl Rove

139859. If you really want to diminish a candidate, depict him as the foil of his handler. This is as old in American politics as politics itself. – Karl Rove

139860. If there’s a leak out of my administration, I want to know who it is. – Karl Rove

139861. I think it’s dawning on some Democrats that obstructing the Patriot Act, like they’ve been obstructing everything else, is bad for them politically. – Karl Rove

139862. For a person who promised hope and civility in politics, Mr. Obama has shown a borderline obsessiveness in blaming Mr. Bush. – Karl Rove

139863. Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war; liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers. – Karl Rove

139864. Many Democrats have a pre-9/11 worldview. – Karl Rove

139865. At the core, we are dealing with two parties that have fundamentally different views of the world. – Karl Rove

139866. As people do better, they start voting like Republicans – unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing. – Karl Rove

139867. Alinsky’s 1971 book, “Rules for Radicals,” is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” That’s what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer. – Karl Rove

139868. I wish I had the billions of dollars that George Soros has that he has used to fund Democratic causes in the past. – Karl Rove

139869. “Empathy” is the latest code word for liberal activism, for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want. It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in which courts create policy that couldn’t pass the legislative branch or, if it did, would generate voter backlash. – Karl Rove

139870. You may be right that people say: ‘You know what, we had Obama. He was inexperienced. The guy had great rhetoric, sounded good, looked good, but has turned out to be an utter disaster. I want someone where I have confidence and credibility that they’re up to the job and that I can trust what they tell me.’ – Karl Rove

139871. Mr. Obama denounced the $2.3 trillion added to the national debt on Mr. Bush’s watch as “deficits as far as the eye can see.” But Mr. Obama’s budget adds $9.3 trillion to the debt over the next 10 years. What happened to Obama the deficit hawk? – Karl Rove

139872. Mr. Obama has an ingenious approach to job losses: He describes them as job gains. – Karl Rove

139873. Mr. Obama plans to boost federal spending 25 percent while nearly tripling the national debt over 10 years. Americans know that this kind of spending will have economic consequences, including new taxes being imposed by the new progressives. – Karl Rove

139874. Remember the Tea Party movement didn’t get started in September of 2008 when the bank bailout was passed. It really began on Feb. 19th, 2009 when a television commentator named Rick Santelli stood up and said what the hell are we doing bailing out people who couldn’t afford a mortgage by taking money from people like me who are prudent? – Karl Rove

139875. Has there ever been a more revealing moment this year? Let me just put this in fairly simple terms: Al Jazeera now broadcasts the words of Senator Durbin to the Mideast, certainly putting our troops in greater danger. No more needs to be said about the motives of liberals. – Karl Rove

139876. Somebody gets to be smart and somebody gets to be dumb. If we win, it’ll be because of the president. And if we lose, it’ll be because of me. – Karl Rove

139877. The claim made by Team Obama that every dollar in stimulus translates into a dollar-and-a-half in growth is economic fiction. The costs of stimulus reduce future growth. No country has ever spent itself to prosperity. The price of stimulus has to be paid sometime. – Karl Rove

139878. The difficulty for Mr. Obama will be when the public sees where his decisions lead – higher inflation, higher interest rates, higher taxes, sluggish growth, and a jobless recovery. – Karl Rove

139879. We’ve been probably to some degree too successful. – Karl Rove

139880. What Mr. Obama wants in a nominee isn’t really “empathy” and “understanding.” He wants a liberal, activist Supreme Court justice. – Karl Rove

139881. You all had something to do with keeping me employed. – Karl Rove

139882. Memo to White House: Calling voters stupid is not a winning strategy. – Karl Rove

139883. We emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it, we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it. So the status quo has never been our god, and we ask no one else to bow down before it. – Carl T. Rowan

139884. The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history. – Carl T. Rowan

139885. A minority group has “arrived” only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it. – Carl T. Rowan

139886. It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home. – Carl T. Rowan

139887. And most of my early pictures failed but about one in a 100 somehow looked better than what I saw. – Galen Rowell

139888. A lot of people think that when you have grand scenery, such as you have in Yosemite, that photography must be easy. – Galen Rowell

139889. Ever since the 1860s when photographers travelled the American West and brought photographs of scenic wonders back to the people on the East Coast of America we have had a North American tradition of landscape photography used for the environment. – Galen Rowell

139890. I began taking pictures in the natural world to be able to show people what I was experiencing when I climbed and explored in Yosemite in the High Sierra. – Galen Rowell

139891. I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards. – Galen Rowell

139892. I began to realise that film sees the world differently than the human eye, and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed. – Galen Rowell

139893. I find it some of the hardest photography and the most challenging photography I’ve ever done. It’s a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light. – Galen Rowell

139894. I like to feel that all my best photographs had strong personal visions and that a photograph that doesn’t have a personal vision or doesn’t communicate emotion fails. – Galen Rowell

139895. I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued. – Galen Rowell

139896. I’m exchanging molecules every 30 days with the natural world and in a spiritual sense I know I am a part of it and take my photographs from that emotional feeling within me, rather than from an emotional distance as a spectator. – Galen Rowell

139897. If we limit our vision to the real world, we will forever be fighting on the minus side of things, working only too make our photographs equal to what we see out there, but no better. – Galen Rowell

139898. I almost never set out to photograph a landscape, nor do I think of my camera as a means of recording a mountain or an animal unless I absolutely need a ‘record shot’. My first thought is always of light. – Galen Rowell

139899. These days, most nature photographers are deeply committed to the environmental message. – Galen Rowell

139900. I think that cognitive scientists would support the view that our visual system does not directly represent what is out there in the world and that our brain constructs a lot of the imagery that we believe we are seeing. – Galen Rowell

139901. Luckily, many other people tell me how they have had a particular landscape photograph of mine in their office or bedroom for 15 years and it always speaks to them strongly whenever they see it. – Galen Rowell

139902. My first thought is always of light. – Galen Rowell

139903. My mountaineering skills are not important to my best photographs, but they do add a component to my work that is definitely a bit different than that of most photographers. – Galen Rowell

139904. One of the biggest mistakes a photographer can make is to look at the real world and cling to the vain hope that next time his film will somehow bear a closer resemblance to it. – Galen Rowell

139905. The combination of pictures and words together can be really effective, and I began to realise in my career that unless I wrote my own words, then my message was diluted. – Galen Rowell

139906. The landscape is like being there with a powerful personality and I’m searching for just the right angles to make that portrait come across as meaningfully as possible. – Galen Rowell

139907. The reason that I keep writing is that all my most powerful messages about the fates of wild places that I care about need to have words as well as images. – Galen Rowell

139908. There’s no question that photographs communicate more instantly and powerfully than words do, but if you want to communicate a complex concept clearly, you need words, too. – Galen Rowell

139909. Today, I’m very careful not to mention very specific locations when I write or give captions. – Galen Rowell

139910. Wanting to take a light camera with me when I climb or do mountain runs has kept me using exclusively 35 mm. – Galen Rowell

139911. What I mean by photographing as a participant rather than observer is that I’m not only involved directly with some of the activities that I photograph, such as mountain climbing, but even when I’m not I have the philosophy that my mind and body are part of the natural world. – Galen Rowell

139912. When we tune in to an especially human way of viewing the landscape powerfully, it resonates with an audience. – Galen Rowell

139913. There is no question that photography has played a major role in the environmental movement. – Galen Rowell

139914. Woman: the peg on which the wit hangs his jest, the preacher his text, the cynic his grouch and the sinner his justification. – Helen Rowland

139915. And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them. – Helen Rowland

139916. Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won’t even lay down his newspaper to talk to you. – Helen Rowland

139917. Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing. – Helen Rowland

139918. Don’t waste time trying to break a man’s heart; be satisfied if you can just manage to chip it in a brand new place. – Helen Rowland

139919. When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart. – Helen Rowland

139920. You will never win if you never begin. – Helen Rowland

139921. When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn’t a sign that they “don’t understand” one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to. – Helen Rowland

139922. To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all. – Helen Rowland

139923. Variety is the spice of love. – Helen Rowland

139924. Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her. – Helen Rowland

139925. What a man calls his “conscience” is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love. – Helen Rowland

139926. Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her – when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her? – Helen Rowland

139927. When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one. – Helen Rowland

139928. When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living. – Helen Rowland

139929. When a man makes a woman his wife, it’s the highest compliment he can pay her, and it’s usually the last. – Helen Rowland

139930. There are only two kinds of men; the dead and the deadly. – Helen Rowland

139931. Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds. – Helen Rowland

139932. A man is like a cat; chase him and he will run – sit still and ignore him and he’ll come purring at your feet. – Helen Rowland

139933. Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. – Helen Rowland

139934. Love, like a chicken salad or restaurant hash, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor. – Helen Rowland

139935. Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest. – Helen Rowland

139936. Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning hand springs or eating with chopsticks. It looks easy until you try it. – Helen Rowland

139937. Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty. – Helen Rowland

139938. Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near. – Helen Rowland

139939. No man can understand why a woman shouldn’t prefer a good reputation to a good time. – Helen Rowland

139940. A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it. – Helen Rowland

139941. There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age. – Helen Rowland

139942. One man’s folly is another man’s wife. – Helen Rowland

139943. Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course. – Helen Rowland

139944. The woman who appeals to a man’s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him. – Helen Rowland

139945. The tenderest spot in a man’s make-up is sometimes the bald spot on top of his head. – Helen Rowland

139946. The hardest task in a girl’s life is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious. – Helen Rowland

139947. It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son – and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him. – Helen Rowland

139948. The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn’t commit when he had the opportunity. – Helen Rowland

139949. Home is any four walls that enclose the right person. – Helen Rowland

139950. Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man. – Helen Rowland

139951. Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever. – Helen Rowland

139952. Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can’t be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time. – Helen Rowland

139953. There’s so much saint in the worst of them, and so much devil in the best of them, that a woman who’s married to one of them, has nothing to learn of the rest of them. – Helen Rowland

139954. A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting. – Helen Rowland

139955. A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little “personal characteristics.” – Helen Rowland

139956. A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted. – Helen Rowland

139957. After marriage, a woman’s sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man’s so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her. – Helen Rowland

139958. After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him. – Helen Rowland

139959. A woman’s flattery may inflate a man’s head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her. – Helen Rowland

139960. A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her. – Helen Rowland

139961. A man’s heart may have a secret sanctuary where only one woman may enter, but it is full of little anterooms which are seldom vacant. – Helen Rowland

139962. In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar – a practice which is still continued. – Helen Rowland

139963. A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth – and endures all the rest. – Helen Rowland

139964. It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him. – Helen Rowland

139965. A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor. – Helen Rowland

139966. A fool and her money are soon courted. – Helen Rowland

139967. It isn’t tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it’s separating himself from all the others. – Helen Rowland

139968. A man’s desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world. – Helen Rowland

139969. In love, somehow, a man’s heart is always either exceeding the speed limit, or getting parked in the wrong place. – Helen Rowland

139970. A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever. – Helen Rowland

139971. France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are “made in America.” – Helen Rowland

139972. Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself. – Helen Rowland

139973. Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense. – Helen Rowland

139974. Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature – and another woman to help him forget them. – Helen Rowland

139975. Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman’s punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him. – Helen Rowland

139976. It is easier to keep half a dozen lovers guessing than to keep one lover after he has stopped guessing. – Helen Rowland

139977. And as I ask for your forgiveness, I also ask for your support to keep all things in perspective and keep all things in proportion. The good of nine years versus the bad. – John Rowland

139978. I ask the people of Connecticut for their forgiveness, I should have paid more attention to people around me and people that I trusted but I am sorry for my actions and take full responsibility. – John Rowland

139979. I plan on being a friend, a good leader and a good governor over these next three years. – John Rowland

139980. I think the most beautiful thing is that we’re not parting because there were problems. We’re parting because we’re celebrating each others’ growth. – Kelly Rowland

139981. I’m just steadily building myself up as Kelly Rowland, not just Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child, which is a blessing to be able to do that. – Kelly Rowland

139982. I started crying, because there’s nothing like hearing that the artist who originally did the song likes your version. – Kelly Rowland

139983. I ain’t gonna get this, it’s a horror movie, it’s hard to act scared. – Kelly Rowland

139984. For right now, it really is the end. Hopefully in 10 years we’ll all be married and have babies. – Kelly Rowland

139985. Ever since we were little, we were so on fire for our dreams. We never let anyone blow our flames out. – Kelly Rowland

139986. Never give up on your dream… because you never know what the Lord can bless you with. – Kelly Rowland

139987. Europe and the U.K. are yesterday’s world. Tomorrow is in the United States. – R. W. Tiny Rowland

139988. I always do make a back story for myself, but I’m not sure how necessary it is. I just like to. – Gena Rowlands

139989. I like subtitles. Sometimes I wish all movies had subtitles. – Gena Rowlands

139990. The thing about acting is you don’t want to let on how enjoyable it is or then everybody would want to become an actress. But it really is. It’s a pleasure to go and exchange your identity. – Gena Rowlands

139991. People in independent film have a passion; they’re not in it for the money. – Gena Rowlands

139992. I love independent filmmaking. I don’t agree with a lot of it, but that’s the point. – Gena Rowlands

139993. I can never have a poker face. Anybody looking at me can tell exactly what I’m thinking. – Gena Rowlands

139994. But you base everything on people you know. – Gena Rowlands

139995. After you play a part, you think of it as your own. – Gena Rowlands

139996. In order to set forth the goodness of God towards myself, I have thought it prudent to record some of the leading incidents of my life, as a means of setting forth to my children that He is a rewarder of them who diligently seek Him. – William Rowley

139997. If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. – J. K. Rowling

139998. His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof. – J. K. Rowling

139999. Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them. – J. K. Rowling

140000. I will carry on writing, to be sure. But I don’t know if I would want to publish again after Harry Potter. – J. K. Rowling

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