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180000 famous quotes part 143 – 142001 to 143000

142001. Americans pay up to 1000 percent more to fill their prescriptions than consumers in other countries – that is an alarming statistic. – Ken Salazar

142002. While it is important to maintain a balanced approach to solving our nation’s energy problems, we must commit ourselves to recognize some areas as ‘off limits,’ and the Artic National Wildlife Reserve is a national symbol of that commitment. – Ken Salazar

142003. Too often in Washington special interests urge us to fight one another just because we belong to different parties. It is time for this to stop and for Washington to focus on what needs to be done. – Ken Salazar

142004. Nothing in life and nothing that we do is risk-free. – Ken Salazar

142005. Meth is a major problem not only in our urban areas, but in most of the rural areas of Colorado. No region has been immune from this scourge and it is getting larger. – Ken Salazar

142006. Liability does apply with respect to the amount of the oil spill. – Ken Salazar

142007. In the West, you take people at their word. – Ken Salazar

142008. I want all the interested parties to come together and develop a solution that provides additional water and helps the lower Arkansas River communities thrive again. – Ken Salazar

142009. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of my personal heroes. – Ken Salazar

142010. Each and every Notary Public plays a crucial role in combating identity theft. They serve as our front line of defense and the public is safer because of the job they do. – Ken Salazar

142011. Basically, there’s not enough sex in movies, that’s it. I’m trying to say it, people. I miss sex in movies because sex is natural, guns are not. – Zoe Saldana

142012. Happiness is nothing but temporary moments here and there – and I love those. But I would be bored out of my mind if I were happy all the time. – Zoe Saldana

142013. Our censorship has sort of gotten a little too far. Too much censorship is just as bad as having none at all. Children need to be exposed to things, because if they don’t see it, eventually, it’s not like it’s not going to happen, but it’s just that there needs to be a balance. – Zoe Saldana

142014. I’m very accepting with my age. It’s like notches on your belt: experience, wisdom, and a different kind of beauty. – Zoe Saldana

142015. I’m more of a guy’s girl. I like having a beer in a bar, and I don’t bicker or sit down and do my nails. But I have two sisters and a mother, and we’re Latin, so we gossip. – Zoe Saldana

142016. I don’t understand labels. I don’t need anybody to tell me I’m Latina or black or anything else. I’ve played characters that were written for Caucasian females, I just want to be given the same consideration as everybody else, and so far that has been happening. – Zoe Saldana

142017. Being a former dancer, classical dancer, it informed me as a human being just in terms of the grace I guess. Ballet is a very graceful form of art. You also become very aware of your body and your mind and your body is working in conjunction. That kind of helps you in acting as well. It’s not only using your mind, it’s like making your mind communicate this character into your body so that you can bring it to life and physicalize it. – Zoe Saldana

142018. I don’t like things like little sandals that look fragile. I like to look strong and commanding. – Zoe Saldana

142019. There comes a day when you’ve become comfortable in your skin. But God as my witness, I am going to try to do everything I can to keep this ass together for as long as I possibly can – without going against nature. – Zoe Saldana

142020. Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions. I had Barbie Goes Rambo. – Zoe Saldana

142021. The opposition may have the right to doubt every thing, but for myself, I call on opposition to practice its role within limits of objectively, responsibility and country interests. – Ali A. Saleh

142022. That can be achieved by termination of Israeli occupation to the territories according to the international resolutions related, so the Palestinian State can be establish with Jerusalem as capital for such State. – Ali A. Saleh

142023. Regarding Syria, we already call for dialogue between Syria and all parties concerned, in order to avoid any kind of escalation in the region which may expose the whole area to chaos. – Ali A. Saleh

142024. Our talks in Paris tackled economic, democratic, security and political issues; we talked on means for combating terrorism, in addition to latest regional and international developments of mutual interest, especially those in region. – Ali A. Saleh

142025. Our relations with brothers in Gulf Cooperation council are good and developing, either bilateral relations or with the G.C.C itself, also we have good brotherly and solid ties with Saudi Arabia. – Ali A. Saleh

142026. Iraq may get peace and stability through restoring it’s sovereignty under participation of all Iraqi factions and sectarian groups, who must rebuild a new democratic, free and independent Iraq. – Ali A. Saleh

142027. The US has not imposed democracy in Yemen, its people have. – Ali A. Saleh

142028. Further more Yemen is leading pioneer in democratic practice, lots of brothers and friends testified on that. – Ali A. Saleh

142029. United States is a great Country and has its effective role on the international arena, so we have to boost our relations with it, in order to achieve peace and stability in our region and the world. – Ali A. Saleh

142030. French Yemeni relations are strong and good, they are relations depending on friendship and cooperation; my relationship with the president Chiraq are old and real. – Ali A. Saleh

142031. Democracy in Yemen did not stop, instead it is in a continuous development, there is no other way to follow rather than democracy, it is our national way for building up our country, it was not imposed on us by others. – Ali A. Saleh

142032. In order every one in our homeland learns principles of democracy and the peaceful transition of power, and in order to stabilize and develop multiple choices in democratic practice. – Ali A. Saleh

142033. We have new developing ties with Japan whom always supports our democratic process and economic development. – Ali A. Saleh

142034. We will fight hostage taking like we fight terrorism. – Ali A. Saleh

142035. The situation in the region is flammable and may explode at any moment, because of the crucial events and because of the absence of justice in executing the international legitimacy resolutions, regarding the Israeli Arab cause and the oppression on Palestinians by Israelis. – Ali A. Saleh

142036. While I am busy with little things, I am not required to do greater things. – Saint Francis de Sales

142037. Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. – Saint Francis de Sales

142038. Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength. – Saint Francis de Sales

142039. Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue. – Saint Francis de Sales

142040. Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs. – Saint Francis de Sales

142041. There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love – every man works his oar voluntarily! – Saint Francis de Sales

142042. There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust. – Saint Francis de Sales

142043. Those who love to be feared fear to be loved. – Saint Francis de Sales

142044. Be who you are and be that well. – Saint Francis de Sales

142045. True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice. – Saint Francis de Sales

142046. When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time. – Saint Francis de Sales

142047. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections. – Saint Francis de Sales

142048. Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. – Saint Francis de Sales

142049. Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off. – Saint Francis de Sales

142050. Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. – Saint Francis de Sales

142051. A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship. – Saint Francis de Sales

142052. A good discourse is that from which nothing can be retrenched without cutting into the quick. – Saint Francis de Sales

142053. We must never undervalue any person. The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence. Now God is present everywhere, and every person is His work. – Saint Francis de Sales

142054. The use and threat of force, when world peace is not in danger, are no longer valid frames of reference for achieving the ends sought today by sovereign nations. – Carlos Salinas

142055. The worst thing that being an artist could do to you would be that it would make you slightly unhappy constantly. – J. D. Salinger

142056. I’m sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect. – J. D. Salinger

142057. All morons hate it when you call them a moron. – J. D. Salinger

142058. An artist’s only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else’s. – J. D. Salinger

142059. Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell. – J. D. Salinger

142060. He had a theory, Walt did, that the religious life, and all the agony that goes with it, is just something God sics on people who have the gall to accuse Him of having created an ugly world. – J. D. Salinger

142061. How do you know you’re going to do something, untill you do it? – J. D. Salinger

142062. How long should a man’s legs be? Long enough to touch the ground. – J. D. Salinger

142063. I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. – J. D. Salinger

142064. I don’t even like old cars. I’d rather have a goddam horse. A horse is at least human, for God’s sake. – J. D. Salinger

142065. I don’t exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it. – J. D. Salinger

142066. You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times out of ten they’re mean bastards at heart. – J. D. Salinger

142067. I’m quite illiterate, but I read a lot. – J. D. Salinger

142068. They didn’t act like people and they didn’t act like actors. It’s hard to explain. They acted more like they knew they were celebrities and all. I mean they were good, but they were too good. – J. D. Salinger

142069. I’m sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody. – J. D. Salinger

142070. I’m the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. – J. D. Salinger

142071. If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she’s late? Nobody. – J. D. Salinger

142072. It was a very stupid thing to do, I’ll admit, but I hardly didn’t even know I was doing it. – J. D. Salinger

142073. It’s funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they’ll do practically anything you want them to. – J. D. Salinger

142074. Its really hard to be roommates with people if your suitcases are much better than theirs. – J. D. Salinger

142075. Mothers are all slightly insane. – J. D. Salinger

142076. People never believe you. – J. D. Salinger

142077. People never notice anything. – J. D. Salinger

142078. I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. – J. D. Salinger

142079. I lost two of the greatest men I’ve ever known to assassination – and a son to suicide. – Pierre Salinger

142080. Jackie Kennedy was magnificent in the days and weeks immediately following her husband’s assassination. She was especially wonderful to me. – Pierre Salinger

142081. A funny thing happened on the way to the election – I got to the Senate first. – Pierre Salinger

142082. A lot of people criticize the primaries, but I think they are absolutely essential to the education of the President of the United States. – Pierre Salinger

142083. America Held Hostage won 24 Emmys for ABC News, but someone forgot to include my name on the list of people responsible for the show. – Pierre Salinger

142084. American people simply will not countenance being lied to by their own President. – Pierre Salinger

142085. As much as I liked and admired the various members of the Kennedy family, my first loyalty was to Jackie. – Pierre Salinger

142086. Believe me, as one who has seen a number of international crises firsthand, they cannot be handled without an understanding of history. – Pierre Salinger

142087. He’s the president of the United States. He’s got to work 14 to 16 hours a day, run foreign and domestic policy. If he’s got time for mistresses after all that, what the hell difference does it make? – Pierre Salinger

142088. I am not very introspective. – Pierre Salinger

142089. I do not wear my emotions on my sleeve. I was once described by my own son Stephen as an emotional ostrich. – Pierre Salinger

142090. I had been in so many towns and cities in America with John Kennedy, but I was not with him in Dallas, Texas, on November 21, 1963. – Pierre Salinger

142091. I was one of the first people to learn that Jackie was going to marry Aristotle Onassis. – Pierre Salinger

142092. I’ve had at least my share of tragedy, but I have had far more than my share of happiness. – Pierre Salinger

142093. Whole generations have forgotten history. – Pierre Salinger

142094. On several occasions President Kennedy encouraged me to take a lover, an obvious sign he also had some himself. – Pierre Salinger

142095. Onassis was a man who loved to walk, to walk and talk, and he was the kind of man who doesn’t go to sleep at night-he talks and talks. – Pierre Salinger

142096. One of the problems with a candidate like Bob Kennedy, and his brother before him, was that people assumed they didn’t need contributions. – Pierre Salinger

142097. President Kennedy was a voracious reader and was forever coming up with fascinating bits of information. – Pierre Salinger

142098. The day I became press secretary to the President of the United States, I was in an entirely different world from the one I’d been in the day before. – Pierre Salinger

142099. The death of JFK to the resignation of Richard Nixon marked a great turning point in American life. – Pierre Salinger

142100. The French were mystified about the Watergate scandal. – Pierre Salinger

142101. The Gulf War is responsible for the huge and horrifying rise in Islamic terrorism. – Pierre Salinger

142102. The things that stand out are often the oddities. – Pierre Salinger

142103. There have not been children of comparable youth in the White House since the Kennedy era. – Pierre Salinger

142104. To outlive one’s child is a terrible thing, but to do so because your child has taken his or her life is horrible. – Pierre Salinger

142105. I may be plucky, but I am not stupid. – Pierre Salinger

142106. I think it’s important to travel around in order to get a notion of what’s going on, to find out what people are think about. I enjoy talking on campuses most because people are more informed and discussion is generally livelier. – Harrison Salisbury

142107. By the way, I understand that now you can have the Times delivered to your door here in the Twin Cities. – Harrison Salisbury

142108. Here, class attendance is expected and students are required to take notes, which they are tested on. What is missing, it seems to me, is the use of knowledge, the practical training. – Harrison Salisbury

142109. I got a cable from New York saying that what I’d written about the growth of Soviet agricultural production didn’t make sense because the same levels were reached under the czars. I wanted to confirm it, but by then the censors were on to me. – Harrison Salisbury

142110. I visited the Chinese side last year. The Chinese are in a constant state of military readiness. They have all their nuclear weapons in the area, presumably trained on targets across the border. – Harrison Salisbury

142111. Life within the Kremlin was shrouded in impenetrable secrecy. – Harrison Salisbury

142112. The newspaper is a marvelous medium. It is extraordinarily convenient and cheap. Let’s see. This one cost 75 cents. Now that’s a little high. I bought it when I was downtown this morning. – Harrison Salisbury

142113. Journalism students need to understand it and need a solid background in the liberal arts, in sociology, economics, literature and language, because they won’t get it later on. – Harrison Salisbury

142114. If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe. – Lord Salisbury

142115. Many who think they are workers in politics are really merely tools. – Lord Salisbury

142116. I rank myself no higher in the scheme of things than a policeman – whose utility would disappear if there were no criminals. – Lord Salisbury

142117. One of the nuisances of the ballot is that when the oracle has spoken you never know what it means. – Lord Salisbury

142118. The worst tragedy that could have befallen me was my success. I knew right away that I was through – cast out. – Jonas Salk

142119. The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more. – Jonas Salk

142120. An artist’s only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else’s. – Jonas Salk

142121. Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. – Jonas Salk

142122. I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams. – Jonas Salk

142123. I pictured myself as a virus or a cancer cell and tried to sense what it would be like. – Jonas Salk

142124. Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next. – Jonas Salk

142125. It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It’s my partner. – Jonas Salk

142126. There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality. – Jonas Salk

142127. Nothing happens quite by chance. It’s a question of accretion of information and experience. – Jonas Salk

142128. It’s my company and I believe in the company that’s why I started it. – Eriq La Salle

142129. Regardless of what people ultimately think about Crazy As Hell, It’s not the type of film that, ten minutes after seeing it, you’re only focused on what you want to eat. – Eriq La Salle

142130. So It’s not like I go from being this disciplined person who has to get up and go to work to now I just lay around all day in my underwear eating Cheerios. I have this structure. I still have to do this and the difference is I’m doing this for me and my company. – Eriq La Salle

142131. So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don’t respect their intelligence. – Eriq La Salle

142132. The films that have influenced me and the films that have motivated me and inspired me were films that resonated, films that made me think after I saw them. – Eriq La Salle

142133. The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They’re just good films. So why we can’t we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them? – Eriq La Salle

142134. Well that’s the point: People don’t normally take away things from films anymore. You go and see a $100 million film, half an hour later, your biggest concern is what are you going to be eating. – Eriq La Salle

142135. You can’t do psychological thrillers. There’s no audience. I’ve heard this. I’ve heard this from studios. – Eriq La Salle

142136. Just trying to get a film made which is always difficult no matter what kind of a budget you have. Not having a budget makes it even more difficult. Having nineteen days and no budget makes it extremely difficult. – Eriq La Salle

142137. Normally, we see characters that have God complexes. How interesting, I thought, it would be to capitalize on that. And say, OK, well fine, you have a God complex, well this person has a Satan complex. And the doctor chooses to treat him scientifically. – Eriq La Salle

142138. I think that you make the best choice with the information that you have before you at that given time. – Eriq La Salle

142139. I think American cinema, particularly, has become so disposable. It’s not even cinema, It’s just moviemaking. – Eriq La Salle

142140. I don’t see me doing $100 million films because $100 million films, the very nature of them, you need to offend as few people as possible just to make your money back. – Eriq La Salle

142141. Ever since I’ve left, I’ve been doing nothing but this film and traveling, promoting and doing festivals. So the good thing is that I’m not sitting around pining over whether I made the right choice in leaving. I’m moving and grooving. – Eriq La Salle

142142. But I try not to become preoccupied with that because with whatever direction I follow, with whatever advice I’ve followed or not followed, It’s landed me in New York, in a very beautiful hotel, talking to people about something that I love. So I ain’t that far off. – Eriq La Salle

142143. But I did on projects that I produced, that I directed, that I acted in because it was important. I want to be a filmmaker. I don’t want to be an actor who directs, I want to be a director. I want to be a filmmaker. So that’s a big difference. – Eriq La Salle

142144. Art should offend people because art should challenge people. – Eriq La Salle

142145. Maybe It’s not the biggest blockbuster film, but there will be some people that will see it, that will be debating it, that will be questioning their own sense of spirituality. If the film resonates, then I have succeeded in what I set out to do. – Eriq La Salle

142146. A filmmaker can never be distant from his roots. – Walter Salles

142147. That’s why I have always admired documentaries, because they open windows that can make you understand much better where you come from, much better than fiction, I think. – Walter Salles

142148. Also, there are now new laws in Brazil which create incentives for Argentine and Latin American films to be premiered and distributed in Brazil and vice versa. – Walter Salles

142149. When I come to London, I always like to see what’s playing at the NFT. – Walter Salles

142150. We all knew the book well because it’s the cult book in Latin America. For me, this was a sacred territory. I would not have ventured into it by myself. – Walter Salles

142151. There are still 500,000 persons afflicted with leprosy in Latin America, so it is still very much present. – Walter Salles

142152. The Sundance Institute has been vital to the film communities of Latin America. – Walter Salles

142153. The Peruvian faces are completely different from that faces in Argentina and in Brazil. – Walter Salles

142154. The other aspect is that you become much more aware of the structural problems that pertain to that continent. You feel the need to act to try and solve them. – Walter Salles

142155. The films that I’ve done before were original stories most of the time, I did two adaptations before this, but they were mostly original stories where I had complete freedom to evolve in the direction I wanted. – Walter Salles

142156. So when I was very young, I longed for Brazil. – Walter Salles

142157. So the search for a father in Central Station is also a search for a country. – Walter Salles

142158. So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens. – Walter Salles

142159. I come from a country and also a continent whose identity is in the making. We’re a very young culture, and I think that things are not yet crystallised. – Walter Salles

142160. Also, I knew that the impact of Motorcycle Diaries was going to be so resonant for all of us who went through the experience of making it that I didn’t want to do anything that could reflect it. – Walter Salles

142161. The necessity to conceptualise has to come very early on, and defining a vector of development for that film also at the beginning of the process will allow you much more freedom as you go along. – Walter Salles

142162. But I also think that the more you reason collectively about what the project should be at the beginning of the process, the more you can improvise later. – Walter Salles

142163. On the contrary, I’m a strong believer in the necessity of imperfection coming into the film. – Walter Salles

142164. I come from Brazil, which is a Portuguese speaking part of the continent. – Walter Salles

142165. I did documentaries for maybe 10 years before I turned to fiction films. – Walter Salles

142166. I went to Cuba maybe eight or nine times. – Walter Salles

142167. I’m much more interested in living specific experiences in films. – Walter Salles

142168. It was a complex endeavor so without Robert Redford’s constant support we wouldn’t have gotten to the end. – Walter Salles

142169. My father was a diplomat for part of his life and I jumped from country to country and culture to culture. – Walter Salles

142170. No, I worked a lot for European television, doing documentaries in Brazil. – Walter Salles

142171. And my generation in Brazil was influenced by Cinema Novo. So we’re echoing what’s been done way in the past. – Walter Salles

142172. I feel that all good art is powerful and simple. – Aulis Sallinen

142173. I really believe in melody. – Aulis Sallinen

142174. If music leaves any impression at all, it does so without regard to stylistic issues. – Aulis Sallinen

142175. These days people wallow in enormous masses of sound. – Aulis Sallinen

142176. All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity. – Sallust

142177. Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and a rascal when the feelings evaporate. – Sallust

142178. A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means. – Sallust

142179. All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity. – Sallust

142180. To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship. – Sallust

142181. Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure. – Sallust

142182. We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve. – Sallust

142183. In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force of arms than by bribery. – Sallust

142184. In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense. – Sallust

142185. He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing. – Sallust

142186. He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who sets himself some serious work to do, and seeks the credit of a task well and skillfully performed. – Sallust

142187. Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay. – Sallust

142188. Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. – Sallust

142189. In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue, right conduct from habitual has become natural. – Sallust

142190. Every man is the architect of his own fortune. – Sallust

142191. It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave. – Sallust

142192. Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible. – Sallust

142193. Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of their merits or of their demerits. – Sallust

142194. By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed. – Sallust

142195. Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act. – Sallust

142196. As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find an end. Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay. – Sallust

142197. Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue. – Sallust

142198. Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude. – Sallust

142199. Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old. – Sallust

142200. Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord. – Sallust

142201. They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it. – Sallust

142202. The higher your station, the less your liberty. – Sallust

142203. The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal. – Sallust

142204. In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being who is engaged in some laudable pursuit, and acquires a name by some illustrious action, or useful art. – Sallust

142205. The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal. – Sallust

142206. Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought. – Sallust

142207. No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best interests. – Sallust

142208. No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right. – Sallust

142209. Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty. – Sallust

142210. Necessity makes even the timid brave. – Sallust

142211. Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond words, they are not to be despised. – Sallust

142212. Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always afraid of the virtues of others. – Sallust

142213. Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself. – Sallust

142214. It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer. – Sallust

142215. The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes. – Sallust

142216. We’ve always been able to bounce back. – Tim Salmon

142217. That’s our race. That’s our playoffs. – Tim Salmon

142218. All we can do is play ball. Every time we go out on the field, we do what we do in America – live in the freedom that our country affords us. – Tim Salmon

142219. This continuity of sound and form was something that I became really interested in from working with Ligeti. He was always going on about how form has to be continuous. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142220. This country, and the West Coast, especially, is bad at preserving any cultural legacy. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142221. There will have to be times when I’m not conducting because I’m composing. I haven’t solved that problem, and perhaps I never will. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142222. There is such a suspicion in today’s world of people who do more than one thing, who aren’t specialized. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142223. There is more openness in LA to possibilities than on the East Coast of America. There is a pioneering spirit there that stems from the reason people went out there in the first place-to find something new. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142224. With American orchestras, in particular, because they play in such huge halls, getting a true pianissimo is very hard. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142225. This conducting thing happened. In 1983 I was sucked into this international career, which was a very scary experience. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142226. When we’re at the end of The Rite of Spring or of a Bruckner symphony, I want people to feel the music physically. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142227. The players never think they project enough. In a hall that seats 3,300 people, it’s a very scary thing to play so quietly that you can barely hear yourself. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142228. After working with Ligeti I began to hear Brahms and Beethoven differently. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142229. My music wouldn’t sound the way it does if I hadn’t had the experience of conducting. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142230. If the seams are showing, there is something wrong with the performance or the construction of the piece. This idea is completely at odds with our modern visual experience, because everything today is based on montage. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142231. In Europe, there is so much tradition, and everyone has established ideas as to what art should be and what it has always been. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142232. In the range of music that we play – roughly 300 years’ worth-there really are more similarities than differences. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142233. Los Angeles is just a more open place. The way L.A. functions is that people give you a forum. They say, Show us what you can do. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142234. Music has just as much to do with movement and body as it does soul and intellect. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142235. I discovered that the people of the North are different and there’s no way you can make a person from the North similar to a Southerner. They’re two different worlds. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142236. I always had, deep down, a slight aversion toward the purely cerebral in music. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142237. Every day we make more progress toward understanding the concert hall. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142238. I’ve learned a lot from the masters of orchestration, like Ravel and Stravinsky. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142239. The sound was my greatest concern. There were certain difficulties getting used to the way every musician can hear his or herself, the way each of them relates to the musician in the next seat. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142240. I’m still disturbed if a chord isn’t together, but your priorities change as you get older. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142241. The underlying process in Northern music tends to be slower and continuous, whatever’s happening on the surface; in Southern music the underlying process is always faster. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142242. The Royal Festival Hall in London is nice; people hang out there. I think this inviting, non-exclusive character is very important. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142243. As we watch TV or films, there are no organic transitions, only edits. The idea of A becoming B, rather than A jumping to B, has become foreign. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142244. The Northern idea of form is more of a process. The various units of the form overlap. You can’t tell where some things stop and new things start. This is typical of Sibelius. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142245. The music I turn out these days is the kind of music I want to hear myself. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142246. The act of conducting in itself, of waving my arms in the air and being in charge, I didn’t miss. I missed the sensual pleasure of being in contact with music. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142247. Stravinsky is masterly: his harmony is conceived so precisely that it can only be the way it is. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142248. Pulse as an active means of expression, Stravinsky and Beethoven are the two masters of that. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142249. Orchestras have become used to the emphasis on the separation of layers, of the ultimate precision and clarity. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142250. Once you get over the first hill, there is always a new, higher one lurking, of course. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142251. I can’t imagine how many first performances I’ve done, perhaps 500. Some of them have been very good, and some of course very bad. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142252. I love a visceral sound, the kind that hits you in the belly. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142253. I feel very free and very happy to be a composer. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142254. I don’t believe in an annual dose of film music for the sake of it being film music. If we program film music, it will be because there is a real artistic reason for doing so. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

142255. Anyone who composes and conducts at the same time is immediately suspect, because he must be faking one or the other. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

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142256. The cholera most forcibly teaches us our mutual connection. Nothing shows more powerfully the duty of every man to look after the needs of others. – Titus Salt

142257. I have confidence that the Unitarian Church will steadily grow and will help to sustain many of my fellow citizens in these important days that lie ahead of us. – Leverett Saltonstall

142258. I have always felt that a man’s religion was his personal and private affair. – Leverett Saltonstall

142259. My family for several generations have been members of the Unitarian Church. – Leverett Saltonstall

142260. I have the utmost respect for the different faiths professed by my fellow men. – Leverett Saltonstall

142261. I personally have always found the Unitarian faith a source of comfort and help in my daily life. – Leverett Saltonstall

142262. Too many of my Senate colleagues overdid it. They stayed on too long – napping through committee hearings when they should have packed up and gone home. – Leverett Saltonstall

142263. I attended Sunday School and then church with my father and mother throughout my childhood. – Leverett Saltonstall

142264. A really plain woman is one who, however beautiful, neglects to charm. – Edgar Saltus

142265. I’ve never made any effort to hide what happened. I served my time, I’ve tried to learn and move on. – Victor Salva

142266. I think that’s still the most primal fear of all humans: to be eaten. – Victor Salva

142267. I don’t have any illusion that The Creeper is as popular or will ever be as popular as any of the classic movie monsters, but I think in the heart of every young horror fan is his desire to create his own creature. – Victor Salva

142268. It got so bad that by the time I was graduated, the only reading I did was in order to get the grade and the only writing I did was in order to get the grade. – R. A. Salvatore

142269. I never intended to be a professional writer; as the story developed, the one thing I had in my hopes was that this would be something tangible to separate me from the nameless, numbered masses. – R. A. Salvatore

142270. In the past, TSR and now Wizards of the Coast have asked me to do game stats for my characters, and I’m never comfortable doing that. It’s all relative after all. – R. A. Salvatore

142271. I’ve always been a fighter. If you tell me I can’t, I’ll die trying to prove you wrong. – R. A. Salvatore

142272. I’m trying to make all the characters change and grow, or regress. – R. A. Salvatore

142273. I thought I would set the world on fire when I got out of college. I had done quite well in a field that was growing. Unfortunately, we got hit with a recession in 1981. – R. A. Salvatore

142274. I loved to read and to write, but then something happened. As I made my way through school, I kept getting handed books to read that didn’t excite me and didn’t even remotely connect to the realities of my life. – R. A. Salvatore

142275. I loved the world of imagination. – R. A. Salvatore

142276. I don’t often know exactly what’s coming next, and that makes it more fun. And you know, for me, this entire genre is all about that; it’s all about having fun and getting away from the mundane world for just a little while. – R. A. Salvatore

142277. I do that mostly because I believe that the fantasy business is in terrible trouble right now, for several reasons, not the least of which being the almost Democrat vs. Republican mentality of readers on the Internet. – R. A. Salvatore

142278. I didn’t and don’t go to Internet for any business purposes. The book sales for me by this point are way beyond any influence I might have, positively, or others might have, negatively. – R. A. Salvatore

142279. Here’s the thing, for me at least: this is a huge genre now. It wasn’t always so. Not so many years ago, it wasn’t so. There is a tremendous diversity in fantasy today. – R. A. Salvatore

142280. Definitely they write themselves. It’s an amazing experience. It’s like the characters have come alive and are sitting on my shoulder talking to me, telling me their tales. – R. A. Salvatore

142281. Also, there are authors and publicists using the Internet to manipulate opinion, both positively for a work and negatively against the competition. I don’t do this and can’t stomach it, honestly. – R. A. Salvatore

142282. I’m a working-class kid from a blue-collar New England family. – R. A. Salvatore

142283. Writing a book for me, I expect, is very similar to the experience of reading the book for my readers. – R. A. Salvatore

142284. Writing is an incredibly lonely job. – R. A. Salvatore

142285. So, while I gave up the notions of publishing at that time, I never stopped editing and refining that book. A few years later, in 1987, I thought I had it ready to go out again. – R. A. Salvatore

142286. To Koreans on the other side, we care about your freedom. – Kim Y. Sam

142287. The stark reality facing us today is that without the labour reforms, workers will get neither the income nor jobs in the face of cut-throat global economic competition. – Kim Y. Sam

142288. The blood and sweat shed by United States and United Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind the realisation of freedom throughout the post-war period. – Kim Y. Sam

142289. No doubt it was better to have become president than not. – Kim Y. Sam

142290. All of North Korea is a jail. – Kim Y. Sam

142291. It’s very certain that North Korea is developing nuclear weapons for offensive purposes. They don’t need nuclear weapons to defend their own country. – Kim Y. Sam

142292. In my day, the president ruled with authority before the law, but now all that is lost. – Kim Y. Sam

142293. I feel very sorry for the one or two North Korean defectors who were caught by Chinese police while entering South Korean or foreign embassies in Beijing, but their arrest drew the whole attention of the world. – Kim Y. Sam

142294. I don’t think the current regime of South Korea will deal actively with the issue of North Korean defectors. – Kim Y. Sam

142295. Once a major military confrontation occurs, North Korea will definitely be annihilated. – Kim Y. Sam

142296. I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes, the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games. – Juan Antonio Samaranch

142297. Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles. – Juan Antonio Samaranch

142298. Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples. – Juan Antonio Samaranch

142299. Spain is not a racist country. – Juan Antonio Samaranch

142300. The ‘movement’ is paramount, the concept of ‘family’ is the symbol we wish to project. – Juan Antonio Samaranch

142301. Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding. – Juan Antonio Samaranch

142302. We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind. – Juan Antonio Samaranch

142303. Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture. – Juan Antonio Samaranch

142304. I want the people of New Jersey to jump off a cliff like Kurt Vonnegut so I can show them how to fly. This way, nobody needs to grow any wings, which would be impossible anyway because we’re humans and not some kind of bird. – Richie Sambora

142305. That got me thinking. Bon Jovi kills in Jersey. Just kills. We did Atlantic City this past winter and man, you wouldn’t believe the intensity in that crowd. Can I just talk for a minute about how amazingly hot Heather is? – Richie Sambora

142306. Children are far more interesting to work with than grownups. They’re incredibly honest. They’ll tell you exactly what they think. – Tim Sample

142307. There’s always one shot that I can rely on when I’m not hitting the ball that well, is my serve. – Pete Sampras

142308. When you retire you want to get as far away as possible from the game for a couple of years. – Pete Sampras

142309. You kind of live and die by the serve. – Pete Sampras

142310. The difference of great players is at a certain point in a match they raise their level of play and maintain it. Lesser players play great for a set, but then less. – Pete Sampras

142311. Tennis is seen all around the world; if I am home or anywhere in the country, United States, people will stare. – Pete Sampras

142312. People know me. I’m not going to produce any cartwheels out there. I’m not going to belong on Comedy Central. I’ll always be a tennis player, not a celebrity. – Pete Sampras

142313. It is nice to walk out on a court to have it packed. – Pete Sampras

142314. In tennis, you can make a couple of mistakes and still win. Not in golf. I played three rounds in that Tahoe event, and I was drained. Mentally, not physically. – Pete Sampras

142315. If Davis Cup was a little bit less or once every two years, I would be more inclined to play. But the way it is now, it is too much tennis for me. – Pete Sampras

142316. I let my racket do the talking. That’s what I am all about, really. I just go out and win tennis matches. – Pete Sampras

142317. I don’t know how I do it, I really don’t. – Pete Sampras

142318. I am going to hold serve the majority of the time. It is nice to have a little time to return serve. – Pete Sampras

142319. Golfers are forever working on mechanics. My tennis swing hasn’t changed in 10 years. – Pete Sampras

142320. For so long people have just taken what I do for granted. It is not easy to do year-in, year-out, to win Grand Slams and be No. 1. – Pete Sampras

142321. Where I fall down is my short game. I don’t practice enough, and when I have to take a half swing from 50 yards out, that’s trouble. – Pete Sampras

142322. Once you touch the trappings of monarchy, like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble. – Anthony Sampson

142323. In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history: in Britain, as an extension of conversation. – Anthony Sampson

142324. Muddle is the extra unknown personality in any committee. – Anthony Sampson

142325. A library is thought in cold storage. – Herbert Samuel

142326. An autobiography is the story of how a man thinks he lived. – Herbert Samuel

142327. It takes two to make a marriage a success and only one to make it a failure. – Herbert Samuel

142328. He suffered from a rush of words to the head. – Herbert Samuel

142329. The virtue of some people consists wholly in condemning the vices in others. – Herbert Samuel

142330. It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own. – Herbert Samuel

142331. A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life. – Jim Samuels

142332. Remember folks stop lights timed for 35 mph are also timed for 70 mph. – Jim Samuels

142333. You’re a good example of why some animals eat their young. – Jim Samuels

142334. Good questions outrank easy answers. – Paul Samuelson

142335. What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don’t know very much. – Paul Samuelson

142336. The problem is no longer that with every pair of hands that comes into the world there comes a hungry stomach. Rather it is that, attached to those hands are sharp elbows. – Paul Samuelson

142337. Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable. It’s an old story played before by canals, railroads and automobiles. – Paul Samuelson

142338. Self-deception ultimately explains Japan’s plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest – and not merely a response to U.S. criticism. – Paul Samuelson

142339. Politicians like to tell people what they want to hear – and what they want to hear is what won’t happen. – Paul Samuelson

142340. Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas. – Paul Samuelson

142341. Globalization presumes sustained economic growth. Otherwise, the process loses its economic benefits and political support. – Paul Samuelson

142342. Funeral by funeral, theory advances. – Paul Samuelson

142343. Every good cause is worth some inefficiency. – Paul Samuelson

142344. Economics has never been a science – and it is even less now than a few years ago. – Paul Samuelson

142345. Companies are not charitable enterprises: They hire workers to make profits. In the United States, this logic still works. In Europe, it hardly does. – Paul Samuelson

142346. Asia’s governments come in two broad varieties: young, fragile democracies – and older, fragile authoritarian regimes. – Paul Samuelson

142347. An intriguing paradox of the 1990s is that it isn’t called a decade of greed. – Paul Samuelson

142348. It is not easy to get rich in Las Vegas, at Churchill Downs, or at the local Merrill Lynch office. – Paul Samuelson

142349. I’m not here to battle anybody. In the end it’s just an instrument. That shouldn’t be a concept. – Eric San

142350. A lot of the stuff I’ve accumulated over the last few years of touring I thought was really interesting. Like sounds, sound bites, and beats even, but they weren’t good dance beats they weren’t ones anyone would want to rap over or anything. – Eric San

142351. Dear motorist on the information superhighway. I’m sorry I do not have a car. – Eric San

142352. Even though you were radiated doesn’t mean you get to have that sort of power. – Eric San

142353. Eventually it just got really crazy. Less and less oxygen in the apartment. – Eric San

142354. Eventually we want to do a puppet musical with turntables in the orchestra pit. – Eric San

142355. I realized that we were all sort of conspiring, well, not conspiring against each other, but all this cloak and dagger stuff and I was like; what is this? – Eric San

142356. When the generation after me started getting on the cut, a lot of them would call me over to hang out or go jam and scratch and they were always separate from each other. – Eric San

142357. I try and make little stories. Whether it’s with a pencil or with bits of records, it’s really the same thing. – Eric San

142358. You can say battle or war or whatever, but in the end, it’s music. It’s not really violent in intent at all, it’s really just about expression and celebrating that in itself. – Eric San

142359. I really enjoyed the sort of real crazy, eclectic layering stuff and how it all worked together. I could tell it was some of it was derivative of something. I could tell that certain things were being looped around and I just really enjoyed the way that it all came together. – Eric San

142360. When I’m playing with the band or playing with some projects or some of my own stuff it’s about the musical approach. That would be the more turntablist approach to things of where it’s strictly about music. – Eric San

142361. When I started, there weren’t that many kids doing it in the city, but the in the wave after me there were a lot of them and they actually never spoke to each other. – Eric San

142362. We’re on tour to kind of explain why we do what we do, how its done and how we put it together. – Eric San

142363. Playing with decks, for me, has always been about trying new things. I make it a point to keep trying different things, keep pushing it a little bit at a time. – Eric San

142364. Nothing to do with anything, something to do with everything. – Eric San

142365. My scratching I don’t really think communicates to intelligent life forms. Anyone with more than one brain cell would think Kid Koala music is completely retarded. – Eric San

142366. It’s funny how making odd noises can get you into strange situations sometimes. – Eric San

142367. If you met my dad, I think a lot of things would be put to rest. Because my pops is a pretty silly guy. But, Coldcut, they’re based in the U.K. I’m a big fan of jazz music, so American music has had a big influence on what I listen to. – Eric San

142368. If you can understand the humor in the drawing part you’ll probably get the humor in the audio part. – Eric San

142369. There’s individual turntable setups devoted to piano, bass, drums and a set for soloing as well. We like to try and explore the gamut of what a turntable can do. – Eric San

142370. Well, I guess my unease with that is… I’m always a little uneasy with that phrase – smooth jazz, as opposed to what? – David Sanborn

142371. Instrumental music is increasingly marginalized and there’s just no outlet, there’s no venue for it, in terms of media. – David Sanborn

142372. When you have an acoustic bass in the ensemble it really changes the dynamic of the record because it kind of forces everybody to play with a greater degree of sensitivity and nuance because it just has a different kind of tone and spectrum than the electric bass. – David Sanborn

142373. Its all about finding the right note at the right place and knowing when to leave well enough alone. And that’s a lifelong quest. – David Sanborn

142374. You’re only as good as your last record. – David Sanborn

142375. I chose to deal with the science of cryptography. Cryptography began in mathematics. Codes were developed, even from Caesar’s time, based on number theory and mathematical principles. I decided to use those principles and designed a work that is encoded. – James Sanborn

142376. What affected me most profoundly was the realization that the sciences of cryptography and mathematics are very elegant, pure sciences. I found that the ends for which these pure sciences are used are less elegant. – James Sanborn

142377. When I accepted the commission, I had something of an epiphany in the research I did about the agency, actually the science of espionage. I realized there is a connection between the sciences and the invisible forces of man. – James Sanborn

142378. I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races, different religions, different cultures and different situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry. – Loretta Sanchez

142379. This is my fourth term and my seventh year. My first year was in 1997, the same year for Vic Snyder. It is still exciting to be there even though Washington is not run by Democrats right now, but we are working very hard. – Loretta Sanchez

142380. Peace is a never ending process… It cannot ignore our differences or overlook our common interests. It requires us to work and live together. – Oscar Arias Sanchez

142381. I thought it would be easy. I thought it’d take me one year to be Salma Hayek. – Roselyn Sanchez

142382. I love what I do. When a month goes by and I’m not working, I’m miserable. – Roselyn Sanchez

142383. I came here when I was almost 22. I’m perfectly bilingual, but I’m never going to sound like Sandra Bullock. – Roselyn Sanchez

142384. I admire them for making their way up and opening new opportunities for other Latin newcomers. Latinos have come a long way and the roles and opportunities just seem to be improving. – Roselyn Sanchez

142385. Go learn the language. Go take some acting lessons. Start from zero like everybody else. – Roselyn Sanchez

142386. New York doesn’t care who you are or where you came from. – Roselyn Sanchez

142387. Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores? – George Sand

142388. One approaches the journey’s end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe. – George Sand

142389. Admiration and familiarity are strangers. – George Sand

142390. Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it. – George Sand

142391. Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. – George Sand

142392. Every historian discloses a new horizon. – George Sand

142393. Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument. – George Sand

142394. Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. – George Sand

142395. He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life. – George Sand

142396. I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest chill will not instantly destroy. – George Sand

142397. I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it. – George Sand

142398. Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness. – George Sand

142399. Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life. – George Sand

142400. No human creature can give orders to love. – George Sand

142401. One changes from day to day, and… after a few years have passed one has completely altered. – George Sand

142402. No one makes a revolution by himself; and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes without quite knowing how, because it is everybody who takes them in hand. – George Sand

142403. Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius. – George Sand

142404. The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart. – George Sand

142405. The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul. – George Sand

142406. The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world. – George Sand

142407. The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession. – George Sand

142408. There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. – George Sand

142409. Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age. – George Sand

142410. Vanity is the quicksand of reason. – George Sand

142411. We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire. – George Sand

142412. Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven. – George Sand

142413. Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure. – George Sand

142414. Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. – Carl Sandberg

142415. A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected. – Carl Sandberg

142416. Baseball wasn’t easy for me. – Ryne Sandberg

142417. I struggled many times when maybe it didn’t look like I was struggling, and I had to work hard every day. – Ryne Sandberg

142418. It didn’t happen, but I feel fortunate for the two chances we had and it’s just a shame we didn’t go to a World Series for Cub fans. – Ryne Sandberg

142419. In baseball, there’s always the next day. – Ryne Sandberg

142420. If you played the game the right way, played the game for the team, good things would happen. – Ryne Sandberg

142421. If this validates anything, it’s that learning how to bunt and hit and run and turning two is more important than knowing where to find the little red light at the dug out camera. – Ryne Sandberg

142422. I’ve been proud to be a lifelong Chicago Cub and still be with the Cubs. That’s always been important to me and I think it’s always been special. – Ryne Sandberg

142423. I was taught you never, ever disrespect your opponent or your teammates or your organization or your manager and never, ever your uniform. – Ryne Sandberg

142424. I didn’t play the game right because I saw a reward at the end of the tunnel. – Ryne Sandberg

142425. I was in awe every time I walked on to the field. – Ryne Sandberg

142426. No player in baseball history worked harder, suffered more, or did it better than Andre Dawson. He’s the best I’ve ever seen. – Ryne Sandberg

142427. I played it right because that’s what you’re supposed to do – play it right and with respect. – Ryne Sandberg

142428. I love to play baseball. I’m a baseball player. I’ve always been a baseball player. I’m still a baseball player. That’s who I am. – Ryne Sandberg

142429. I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind or to make it my second or third sport in college. – Ryne Sandberg

142430. I had to prepare physically every day, and I didn’t leave many scraps for the writers. – Ryne Sandberg

142431. Hit a home run – put your head down, drop the bat, run around the bases, because the name on the front is more – a lot more important than the name on the back. – Ryne Sandberg

142432. A lot of people say this honor validates my career, but I didn’t work hard for validation. – Ryne Sandberg

142433. I was in the postseason twice and I’m thankful for that. – Ryne Sandberg

142434. The fourth major league game I ever saw in person, I was in uniform. – Ryne Sandberg

142435. The reason I am here, they tell me, is that I played the game a certain way, that I played the game the way it was supposed to be played. – Ryne Sandberg

142436. There was Shawon Dunston and Mark Grace, and together we were a double play combination for ten years. – Ryne Sandberg

142437. There’s not too many guys that spend their whole career with one team and I think it’s very fortunate and a blessing for me. – Ryne Sandberg

142438. When did it – When did it become okay for someone to hit home runs and forget how to play the rest of the game? – Ryne Sandberg

142439. My wife Margaret is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. – Ryne Sandberg

142440. My mom was at every single game I played as a kid, rain or shine. – Ryne Sandberg

142441. Where was I going? I puzzled and wondered about it til I actually enjoyed the puzzlement and wondering. – Carl Sandburg

142442. To be a good loser is to learn how to win. – Carl Sandburg

142443. To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then go to hell after all would be too damn hard. – Carl Sandburg

142444. Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes. – Carl Sandburg

142445. We don’t have to think up a title till we get the doggone book written. – Carl Sandburg

142446. We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born. – Carl Sandburg

142447. We read Robert Browning’s poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough. – Carl Sandburg

142448. When I was writing pretty poor poetry, this girl with midnight black hair told me to go on. – Carl Sandburg

142449. You remember some bedrooms you have slept in. There are bedrooms you like to remember and others you would like to forget. – Carl Sandburg

142450. Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder. – Carl Sandburg

142451. When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along. – Carl Sandburg

142452. Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. – Carl Sandburg

142453. I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors. – Carl Sandburg

142454. I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way. – Carl Sandburg

142455. I’m either going to be a writer or a bum. – Carl Sandburg

142456. I’ve written some poetry I don’t understand myself. – Carl Sandburg

142457. In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning. – Carl Sandburg

142458. Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by. – Carl Sandburg

142459. Life is like an onion: you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. – Carl Sandburg

142460. My room for books and study or for sitting and thinking about nothing in particular to see what would happen was at the end of a hall. – Carl Sandburg

142461. Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me. – Carl Sandburg

142462. Nothing happens unless first we dream. – Carl Sandburg

142463. Often I look back and see that I had been many kinds of a fool-and that I had been happy in being this or that kind of fool. – Carl Sandburg

142464. One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude. – Carl Sandburg

142465. Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. – Carl Sandburg

142466. Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away. – Carl Sandburg

142467. I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems; and remember, no one can get the jump on the future. – Carl Sandburg

142468. Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment. – Carl Sandburg

142469. Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits. – Carl Sandburg

142470. Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are. – Carl Sandburg

142471. Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work. – Carl Sandburg

142472. Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come. – Carl Sandburg

142473. Strange things blow in through my window on the wings of the night wind and I don’t worry about my destiny. – Carl Sandburg

142474. The greatest cunning is to have none at all. – Carl Sandburg

142475. The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to. – Carl Sandburg

142476. The scholars and poets of an earlier time can be read only with a dictionary to help. – Carl Sandburg

142477. The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect. – Carl Sandburg

142478. The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. – Carl Sandburg

142479. There have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly in the woods and sometimes go up and on through the clouds. – Carl Sandburg

142480. There was always the consolation that if I didn’t like what I wrote I could throw it away or burn it. – Carl Sandburg

142481. Ordering a man to write a poem is like commanding a pregnant woman to give birth to a red-headed child. – Carl Sandburg

142482. I doubt if you can have a truly wild party without liquor. – Carl Sandburg

142483. A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on. – Carl Sandburg

142484. A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man. – Carl Sandburg

142485. A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake. – Carl Sandburg

142486. All human actions are equivalent… and all are on principle doomed to failure. – Carl Sandburg

142487. All politicians should have 3 hats – one to throw into the ring, one to talk through, and one to pull rabbits out of if elected. – Carl Sandburg

142488. Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed. – Carl Sandburg

142489. Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky – or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time. – Carl Sandburg

142490. Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen. – Carl Sandburg

142491. Calling it off comes easy enough if you haven’t told the girl you are smitten with her. – Carl Sandburg

142492. Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us, and only for those who were willing to fail are the dangers and splendors of life. – Carl Sandburg

142493. Here is the difference between Dante, Milton, and me. They wrote about hell and never saw the place. I wrote about Chicago after looking the town over for years and years. – Carl Sandburg

142494. I am an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going but I’m on my way. – Carl Sandburg

142495. I can remember only a few of the strange and curious words now dead but living and spoken by the English people a thousand years ago. – Carl Sandburg

142496. I won’t take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth. – Carl Sandburg

142497. I have in later years taken to Euclid, Whitehead, Bertrand Russell, in an elemental way. – Carl Sandburg

142498. There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud. – Carl Sandburg

142499. I stayed away from mathematics not so much because I knew it would be hard work as because of the amount of time I knew it would take, hours spent in a field where I was not a natural. – Carl Sandburg

142500. I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it. – Carl Sandburg

142501. I make it clear why I write as I do and why other poets write as they do. After hundreds of experiments I decided to go my own way in style and see what would happen. – Carl Sandburg

142502. I learned you can’t trust the judgment of good friends. – Carl Sandburg

142503. I couldn’t see myself filling some definite niche in what is called a career. This was all misty. – Carl Sandburg

142504. I have often wondered what it is an old building can do to you when you happen to know a little about things that went on long ago in that building. – Carl Sandburg

142505. I decided I would go to Chicago and try my luck as a writer after those eight months as a fireman. – Carl Sandburg

142506. I have become infected, now that I see how beautifully a book is coming out of all this. – Carl Sandburg

142507. I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world. – Carl Sandburg

142508. I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn’t learned a thing I didn’t know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct. – Carl Sandburg

142509. I had been keeping an off eye on the advertising field, thinking I might become an idea man and a copywriter. – Carl Sandburg

142510. I fell in love, not deep, but I fell several times and then fell out. – Carl Sandburg

142511. I took to wearing a black tie known as the Ascot, with long drooping ends. I had seen pictures of painters, sculptors, poets, wearing this style of tie. – Carl Sandburg

142512. I knew I would read all kinds of books and try to get at what it is that makes good writers good. But I made no promises that I would write books a lot of people would like to read. – Carl Sandburg

142513. Love your neighbor as yourself; but don’t take down the fence. – Carl Sandburg

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142514. There are 10 men in me and I do not know or understand one of them. – Carl Sandburg

142515. In photography there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated. – August Sander

142516. I wish my teammates, coaches and the entire Lions organization all the best. – Barry Sanders

142517. I quit because I didn’t feel like the Detroit Lions had a chance to win. It just killed my enjoyment of the game. – Barry Sanders

142518. It was a wonderful experience to play in the NFL, and I have no regrets. I truly will miss playing for the Lions. I consider the Lions’ players, coaches, staff, management and fans my family. I leave on good terms with everyone in the organization. – Barry Sanders

142519. I want to thank all of the fans and media who made playing in the NFL such a wonderful experience. I have had the pleasure of meeting many of them. – Barry Sanders

142520. The game is the ultimate significance to me because it is so important to a lot of people. It has left a mark on our culture to be voted as one of the best to ever play. – Barry Sanders

142521. My desire to exit the game is greater than my desire to remain in it. I have searched my heart through and through and feel comfortable with this decision. – Barry Sanders

142522. Let’s just win it and go home. – Barry Sanders

142523. Shortly after the end of last season, I felt that I probably would not return for the 1999-2000 season. I also felt that I should take as much time as possible to sort through my feelings and make sure that my feelings were backed with conviction. – Barry Sanders

142524. Christianity affects your whole life. I feel I’m more competitive, a better player, but off the field is where there is always a battle. – Barry Sanders

142525. We still have people in the active duty, and if people are feeling ill, if they’re experiencing various symptoms and they’re still in the active duty, they’re less likely to come forward because that could result in their medical discharge. – Bernard Sanders

142526. What some of us believe is that it is possible that if chemicals are related to Gulf War illness that some of the more severe symptoms may not erupt until 10 or 20 years down the line. – Bernard Sanders

142527. I think it makes people in the Pentagon kind of nervous to know that chemical agents and environmental factors could cause so much damage in terms of what may happen in the future. – Bernard Sanders

142528. At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage has become a poverty wage. A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line. – Bernie Sanders

142529. We need an energy revolution by breaking our dependence on fossil fuels, polluting fuels… I am very, very confident our small state will lead this. We will be noticed by the country and the world. – Bernie Sanders

142530. You go to Scandinavia, and you will find that people have a much higher standard of living, in terms of education, health care and decent paying jobs. – Bernie Sanders

142531. There’s no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can’t do any business from there. – Colonel Sanders

142532. Athletes know kids look up to them, and it’s important for athletes to be responsible. – Deion Sanders

142533. Just think about the game. Think about playing great, having a great time. Helping my team win. – Deion Sanders

142534. I always wanted to make sure my parents didn’t have to work again for the rest of their lives. – Deion Sanders

142535. I don’t care what they say about me when I’m through with sports. I don’t want to be known as anything else in life but a great father. – Deion Sanders

142536. Acting is like roller skating. Once you know how to do it, it is neither stimulating nor exciting. – George Sanders

142537. People of Wealth and the so called upper class suffer the most from boredom. – George Sanders

142538. Dear World, I am leaving because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am leaving you with your worries in this sweet cesspool. Good luck. – George Sanders

142539. Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored. – George Sanders

142540. Nothing succeeds like reports of success. – Sue Sanders

142541. At 4, I joined a summer rec team called the Sugar Bears. – Summer Sanders

142542. When I was younger, I would eat everything. – Summer Sanders

142543. Indoor pools just don’t seem as inviting to me. – Summer Sanders

142544. It’s hard to watch something you’ve done many years ago. – William Sanderson

142545. I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy. There are only like 1300 actors in it, and as far as I know, you’re a member for life. To this day, I’m wondering how lucky I was. – William Sanderson

142546. The only consistent hobby I’ve had is studying Spanish and French because of some delusion of grandeur to work around the world. I love sports but usually I’m looking for the next job. – William Sanderson

142547. One of the joys about acting is researching. – William Sanderson

142548. I’m not known for my intellectual range and tricks have been played on me. – William Sanderson

142549. Well, we’re living in a material world, and I’m a material girl… or boy. – Adam Sandler

142550. My comedy is different every time I do it. I don’t know what the hell I’m doing. – Adam Sandler

142551. My movies just kind of sneak up on you. I don’t have to worry too much about what everybody is going to say. Anyway, I really don’t pay attention to what the world says about my movies. I just care about what my buddies think. – Adam Sandler

142552. Sir one more comment like that and I will strangle you with my microphone wire! – Adam Sandler

142553. The problem with me, as far as getting married and having a family, is that my comedy is so important to me. So I don’t know if I’ll ever be as good a dad as my dad. – Adam Sandler

142554. This character feels so much like my brother. He has two children. He has a wife. He works with me. He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants his kids to grow up in the school they started with. He doesn’t want them to lose friends. He is his family’s hero. – Adam Sandler

142555. To be honest with you, when I got into this I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me. I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do. – Adam Sandler

142556. Well I have a microphone and you don’t so you will listen to every damn word I have to say! – Adam Sandler

142557. When I got into this, I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me, I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor, and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do. – Adam Sandler

142558. Most of the stuff I do on the show comes out of me just trying to make my friends laugh. – Adam Sandler

142559. When I was younger and did a stand-up gig, it would take me two weeks to recover. Sometimes I’d get so panicked that I would stutter. – Adam Sandler

142560. When I’m up there, and I know the show’s coming to a close, in my head I’m saying to myself, Oh man, you gotta get off and be a normal person again. That’s what I don’t like so much. – Adam Sandler

142561. You know, when you don’t go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly ‘in the know,’ start whispering that you’re gay. If I were gay, I wouldn’t be ashamed to admit it, but I’m not. – Adam Sandler

142562. We just bought this house. It’s too big. It’s like 400,000 square feet, or something. We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house! It’s just too big. – Adam Sandler

142563. I shouldn’t be near Vegas and have money in my pocket. – Adam Sandler

142564. I do love the films I’ve done in the past. I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and we’re trying to make people laugh and I’m very proud of that. – Adam Sandler

142565. Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it. – Adam Sandler

142566. Feels good to try, but playing a father, I’m getting a little older. I see now that I’m taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle. – Adam Sandler

142567. I don’t know who I touch and who I don’t. I work hard trying to make people laugh. I try to do the kind of stuff that made me laugh growing up. I don’t have any secrets. I don’t know the reasons I’ve been so well received. – Adam Sandler

142568. I don’t think about that. I wasn’t a kid growing up saying one day I’ll get an Oscar and make a speech. That wasn’t on my mind. So what I do is the best work I can do. – Adam Sandler

142569. I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that. – Adam Sandler

142570. Doing Saturday Night Live definitely affects my relationship with my girlfriend and with my family, because you feel so much pressure to do well that night. But I think everyone’s grown to accept that and so they give me my space at the show. – Adam Sandler

142571. I sang a song at my sister’s wedding. My mother forced me into that, too. But that one felt all right. – Adam Sandler

142572. It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you’re living your life. I wouldn’t compare our movie to that, but it has a structure where it’s about a man who doesn’t appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end that life has been great and he has to enjoy that. – Adam Sandler

142573. I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing “Maria” from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up. – Adam Sandler

142574. I still get very scared when I step in front of a live audience. – Adam Sandler

142575. I think the reason I don’t read is because, when I’m reading, I feel like I’m missing out on something else. You know, What are my friends doing? Where’s my girlfriend? – Adam Sandler

142576. I’m 31 now. I think I’m beginning to understand what life is, what romance is, and what a relationship means. – Adam Sandler

142577. I’m not comfortable being around too many people. I don’t like being out in public too much. I don’t like going to bars. I don’t like doing celebrity stuff. So most of the characters I play are people who don’t always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends. – Adam Sandler

142578. I’m not looking to get away from anything. I like what I’ve done. I like what I get to do and I enjoy working with my friends. I loved those movies, but this is incredible. – Adam Sandler

142579. I never had a speech from my father ‘this is what you must do or shouldn’t do’ but I just learned to be led by example. My father wasn’t perfect. – Adam Sandler

142580. I don’t like being out in public too much. I don’t like going to bars. I don’t like doing celebrity stuff. – Adam Sandler

142581. Our revenge will be the laughter of our children. – Bobby Sands

142582. They have nothing in their whole imperial arsenal that can break the spirit of one Irishman who doesn’t want to be broken. – Bobby Sands

142583. They won’t break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon. – Bobby Sands

142584. We must see our present fight right through to the very end. – Bobby Sands

142585. Everyone, Republican or otherwise, has their own particular part to play. No part is too great or too small; no one is too old or too young to do something. – Bobby Sands

142586. If one is reported as having set up camp overseas, it’s as if one has made oneself unavailable. – Julian Sands

142587. If you watch Olivier’s interviews, he has this reptilian tongue; it seems too big for his mouth. My pursuit of that became distracting, so I let it go. The thrill was finding the right pair of glasses. – Julian Sands

142588. Nobody could dissapear to their trailer once it was up and running, you were all there on the same stage. It was 10 days of rehearsal and 10 days of shooting, which was very tiring. – Julian Sands

142589. The World, form’d out of Chaos. Man is made. – George Sandys

142590. We are simply human beings. So it is important for us to treat each other in that capacity. – Justin Sane

142591. The best way to avoid warfare is if no one shows up. – Justin Sane

142592. I am committed to the principle that violence is never justified as a means of ameliorating a grievance. – Justin Sane

142593. From a very young age, militarism and trying to solve the world’s problems through militarism is something that has always resonated with me as being a bad idea. – Justin Sane

142594. There are ways that we can manipulate the corporate media to talk about the issues that we care about. – Justin Sane

142595. In not my, but our collective hands, is held the promise of change. – Mark Sanford

142596. Parents with meager means have the same aspirations for their children as other parents. Children from poor families have the same needs as other children. – Mark Sanford

142597. Small businesses are the backbone of job creation in South Carolina, but we’re not maximizing our potential when we’ve got what’s effectively the highest income tax rate in the Southeast holding us back. – Mark Sanford

142598. Too many people in government seem to think they are above regular folks, and I said I would expect humility in the way each member of my team served- that they would recognize that the taxpayer is boss. – Mark Sanford

142599. Too many people, because they were white and poor, black and rich, or just plain busy with something other than politics, have felt they had no voice in our government. – Mark Sanford

142600. We simply have to become more competitive as a state if we’re going to be successful in creating jobs, bringing capital investment and raising income levels here in South Carolina. – Mark Sanford

142601. I was married to Margaret Joan Howe in 1940. Although not a scientist herself she has contributed more to my work than anyone else by providing a peaceful and happy home. – Frederick Sanger

142602. After taking my B.A. degree in 1939 I remained at the University for a further year to take an advanced course in Biochemistry, and surprised myself and my teachers by obtaining a first class examination result. – Frederick Sanger

142603. And indeed this theme has been at the centre of all my research since 1943, both because of its intrinsic fascination and my conviction that a knowledge of sequences could contribute much to our understanding of living matter. – Frederick Sanger

142604. Scientific research is one of the most exciting and rewarding of occupations. – Frederick Sanger

142605. I and my colleagues here have been engaged in the pursuit of knowledge. – Frederick Sanger

142606. I believe that we have been doing this not primarily to achieve riches or even honour, but rather because we were interested in the work, enjoyed doing it and felt very strongly that it was worthwhile. – Frederick Sanger

142607. When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences. – Frederick Sanger

142608. Through art and science in their broadest senses it is possible to make a permanent contribution towards the improvement and enrichment of human life and it is these pursuits that we students are engaged in. – Frederick Sanger

142609. It was Neuberger who first taught me how to do research, both technically and as a way of life, and I owe much to him. – Frederick Sanger

142610. It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge. It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure. – Frederick Sanger

142611. Initially I had intended to study medicine, but before going to University I had decided that I would be better suited to a career in which I could concentrate my activities and interests more on a single goal than appeared to be possible in my father’s profession. – Frederick Sanger

142612. Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method. – Frederick Sanger

142613. In this atmosphere I soon became interested in nucleic acids. – Frederick Sanger

142614. Until 1943 I received no stipend. I was able to support myself as my mother was the daughter of a relatively wealthy cotton manufacturer. – Frederick Sanger

142615. A free race cannot be born of slave mothers. – Margaret Sanger

142616. War, famine, poverty and oppression of the workers will continue while woman makes life cheap. They will cease only when she limits her reproductivity and human life is no longer a thing to be wasted. – Margaret Sanger

142617. Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression. – Margaret Sanger

142618. Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion. – Margaret Sanger

142619. Woman must have her freedom, the fundamental freedom of choosing whether or not she will be a mother and how many children she will have. Regardless of what man’s attitude may be, that problem is hers – and before it can be his, it is hers alone. – Margaret Sanger

142620. When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race. – Margaret Sanger

142621. The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman’s finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding. – Margaret Sanger

142622. The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it. – Margaret Sanger

142623. She goes through the vale of death alone, each time a babe is born. As it is the right neither of man nor the state to coerce her into this ordeal, so it is her right to decide whether she will endure it. – Margaret Sanger

142624. No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother. – Margaret Sanger

142625. Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises. – Margaret Sanger

142626. A mutual and satisfied sexual act is of great benefit to the average woman, the magnetism of it is health giving. When it is not desired on the part of the woman and she gives no response, it should not take place. – Margaret Sanger

142627. Dire poverty drives this mother back again to the factory (no intelligent person will say she goes willingly). – Margaret Sanger

142628. Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts. – Margaret Sanger

142629. We’ve restored life where life was extinct. It’s no longer sufficient to bring the dead back to life. We must create from the beginning, we must build up our own creature, build it up from nothing. – Jimmy Sangster

142630. One can spend too much of one’s life locked in stuffy rooms seeking out obscure truths, searching, researching, until one is too old to enjoy life. – Jimmy Sangster

142631. A benevolent mind, and the face assumes the patterns of benevolence. An evil mind, then an evil face. – Jimmy Sangster

142632. No one should teach who is not in love with teaching. – Margaret E. Sangster

142633. In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding. – Margaret E. Sangster

142634. Creative genius is a divinely bestowed gift which is the coronation of the few. – Margaret E. Sangster

142635. The French revolution taught us the rights of man. – Thomas Sankara

142636. I can hear the roar of women’s silence. – Thomas Sankara

142637. Most learned of the fair, most fair of the learned. – Jacopo Sannazaro

142638. There is no evil in the world without a remedy. – Jacopo Sannazaro

142639. Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so. – Jacopo Sannazaro

142640. He ploughs the waves, sows the sand, and hopes to gather the wind in a net, who places his hopes in the heart of a woman. – Jacopo Sannazaro

142641. Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under the influence of the evil eye. – Jacopo Sannazaro

142642. For all the boredom the straight life brings, it’s not too bad. – Gus Van Sant

142643. I’m thinking of remaking Psycho again. Doing a third remake. The idea this time is to really change it – we’re talking about doing a Punk rocker setting. – Gus Van Sant

142644. I’m a junkie. I like drugs, I like the whole lifestyle, but it just didn’t pay off. – Gus Van Sant

142645. I was once a shameless, full-time dope fiend. – Gus Van Sant

142646. Your wrinkles either show that you’re nasty, cranky, and senile, or that you’re always smiling. – Carlos Santana

142647. When a baby comes you can smell two things: the smell of flesh, which smells like chicken soup, and the smell of lilies, the flower of another garden, the spiritual garden. – Carlos Santana

142648. I knuckle down with my demons, and with my weaknesses. – Carlos Santana

142649. The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace. – Carlos Santana

142650. The Devil is like a strainer that separates the mud from the gold. – Carlos Santana

142651. Some songs are just like tattoos for your brain… you hear them and they’re affixed to you. – Carlos Santana

142652. My job in this life is to give people spiritual ecstasy through music. In my concerts people cry, laugh, dance. If they climaxed spiritually, I did my job. I did it decently and honestly. – Carlos Santana

142653. Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins. – Carlos Santana

142654. Just as we have two eyes and two feet, duality is part of life. – Carlos Santana

142655. I’m laughing because I know the secret of life. And the secret of life is that I have validated my existence. I know that I am worth more than my house, my bank account, or any physical thing. – Carlos Santana

142656. First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that. – Carlos Santana

142657. If our history can challenge the next wave of musicians to keep moving and changing, to keep spiritually hungry and horny, that’s what it’s all about. – Carlos Santana

142658. For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity. – George Santayana

142659. Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. – George Santayana

142660. All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato. – George Santayana

142661. All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore, or pronounce to be monstrous and wrong, or deny to be possible. – George Santayana

142662. A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one’s life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted. – George Santayana

142663. A man’s feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world. – George Santayana

142664. A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud. – George Santayana

142665. A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. – George Santayana

142666. America is a young country with an old mentality. – George Santayana

142667. Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different. – George Santayana

142668. Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better. – George Santayana

142669. For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep. – George Santayana

142670. Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit. – George Santayana

142671. Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim. – George Santayana

142672. Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never to draw them. – George Santayana

142673. Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end. – George Santayana

142674. Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny. – George Santayana

142675. Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men. – George Santayana

142676. Depression is rage spread thin. – George Santayana

142677. Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. – George Santayana

142678. Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character. – George Santayana

142679. Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him. – George Santayana

142680. Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine. – George Santayana

142681. By nature’s kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man’s power to answer do not occur to him at all. – George Santayana

142682. An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world. – George Santayana

142683. Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. – George Santayana

142684. A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world. – George Santayana

142685. Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth. – George Santayana

142686. Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself. – George Santayana

142687. Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors. – George Santayana

142688. Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better. – George Santayana

142689. Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others. – George Santayana

142690. To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say. – George Santayana

142691. Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited. – George Santayana

142692. Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body. – George Santayana

142693. Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it. – George Santayana

142694. Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment. – George Santayana

142695. When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different. – George Santayana

142696. History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there. – George Santayana

142697. Oaths are the fossils of piety. – George Santayana

142698. We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible. – George Santayana

142699. Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them. – George Santayana

142700. To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides of this act are not always equally intended nor equally successful. – George Santayana

142701. To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography. – George Santayana

142702. One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human. – George Santayana

142703. Only the dead have seen the end of the war. – George Santayana

142704. Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies. – George Santayana

142705. My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests. – George Santayana

142706. Wisdom comes by disillusionment. – George Santayana

142707. It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases. – George Santayana

142708. Music is essentially useless, as is life. – George Santayana

142709. Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world. – George Santayana

142710. Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier; and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions. – George Santayana

142711. Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament. – George Santayana

142712. Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude is, in one sense, overcome. – George Santayana

142713. Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt, but cannot be reduced to a common denominator. – George Santayana

142714. Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness. – George Santayana

142715. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace. – George Santayana

142716. Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace. – George Santayana

142717. Habit is stronger than reason. – George Santayana

142718. It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands. – George Santayana

142719. Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up. – George Santayana

142720. It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig. – George Santayana

142721. It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one can do it well. – George Santayana

142722. It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to. – George Santayana

142723. Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it. – George Santayana

142724. Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are. – George Santayana

142725. In Greece wise men speak and fools decide. – George Santayana

142726. If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved. – George Santayana

142727. I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty. – George Santayana

142728. I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads. – George Santayana

142729. It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness. – George Santayana

142730. The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy. – George Santayana

142731. Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality. – George Santayana

142732. The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk. – George Santayana

142733. The Soul is the voice of the body’s interests. – George Santayana

142734. The spirit’s foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication. – George Santayana

142735. The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages of free and humane reflection: it is scholastic and proper to the Middle Ages and to Germany. – George Santayana

142736. The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it. – George Santayana

142737. The wisest mind has something yet to learn. – George Santayana

142738. The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings. – George Santayana

142739. The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be. – George Santayana

142740. The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age. – George Santayana

142741. Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts. – George Santayana

142742. The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others. – George Santayana

142743. There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite conventions to press our doubts too far. – George Santayana

142744. The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape. – George Santayana

142745. There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. – George Santayana

142746. Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. – George Santayana

142747. To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired. – George Santayana

142748. To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. – George Santayana

142749. To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman. – George Santayana

142750. To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood. – George Santayana

142751. The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art. – George Santayana

142752. The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the older man who will not laugh is a fool. – George Santayana

142753. The degree in which a poet’s imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity. – George Santayana

142754. Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much. – George Santayana

142755. Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end. – George Santayana

142756. Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace. – George Santayana

142757. Sanity is madness put to good use. – George Santayana

142758. Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily. – George Santayana

142759. Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on. – George Santayana

142760. That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could be on so great a subject. – George Santayana

142761. The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don’t understand it. – George Santayana

142762. The Bible is literature, not dogma. – George Santayana

142763. The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character. – George Santayana

142764. The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation. – George Santayana

142765. Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots. – George Santayana

142766. The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a little longer. – George Santayana

142767. The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve him. – George Santayana

142768. The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out of it. – George Santayana

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142769. The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal. – George Santayana

142770. The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism. – George Santayana

142771. The family is one of nature’s masterpieces. – George Santayana

142772. The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. – George Santayana

142773. The highest form of vanity is love of fame. – George Santayana

142774. The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind, like that of the ancients. – George Santayana

142775. The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise. – George Santayana

142776. In a Union of 15 now, you must take into account the sensibilities of everyone. – Jacques Santer

142777. I don’t attach importance to great speeches or philosophy. – Jacques Santer

142778. A quota is always something artificial that can only last for a certain period of time. – Jacques Santer

142779. You don’t help your enterprise with a policy of protection. – Jacques Santer

142780. You can’t build Europe against anyone. – Jacques Santer

142781. Here is my theory on this one. If you write things down, if there is a mystery and you try and explain it, once you’ve written it down for permanent, in due time, it’ll be proven stupid. – Joey Santiago

142782. It’s easy. You draw a red line on the ground, right? Then you wait for a chicken to come along. When he arrives, he puts his beak right on the line and he’s hypnotized! – Joey Santiago

142783. The idea is that the state doesn’t have rights to limit individuals’ wants and passions. I disagree with that. I think we absolutely have rights because there are consequences to letting people live out whatever wants or passions they desire. – Rick Santorum

142784. The decision he made with Usama bin Laden was a tactical decision. It wasn’t a strategic decision. The strategic decision was made by President Bush to go after him. What President Obama has done on his watch, the issues that have come up while he’s been president, he’s gotten it wrong strategically every single time. – Rick Santorum

142785. My feeling is, well, if it’s my money, I have a right to judge. – Rick Santorum

142786. Isn’t that the ultimate homeland security, standing up and defending marriage? – Rick Santorum

142787. I’m always told that what I say is controversial. Why is it controversial? Because I speak from a tradition that has now fallen out of favor with the dominant media in this country. And so when I say things like marriage should be between one man and one woman, I’m called a bigot. – Rick Santorum

142788. What we should be teaching are the problems and holes and I think there are legitimate problems and holes in the theory of evolution. And what we need to do is to present those fairly from a scientific point of view. And we should lay out areas in which the evidence supports evolution and the areas in the evidence that does not. – Rick Santorum

142789. I mean the fact is that some of this information that we have found out that led to Usama bin Laden actually came from these enhanced interrogation techniques. – Rick Santorum

142790. I have nothing, absolutely nothing against anyone who’s homosexual. If that’s their orientation, then I accept that. And I have no problem with someone who has other orientations. – Rick Santorum

142791. If the most liberal man that’s ever been in office can get elected when 20 percent of the population identifies as liberal then I think we can elect a conservative when 40 percent of the population identifies themselves as conservative. – Rick Santorum

142792. Watching President Obama apologize last week for America’s arrogance – before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans – helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions. – Rick Santorum

142793. I have no problem with homosexuality. I have a problem with homosexual acts. – Rick Santorum

142794. Candidly, I believe most corporations actually don’t mind big government. – Rick Santorum

142795. Every society in the history of man has upheld the institution of marriage as a bond between a man and a woman. Why? Because society is based on one thing: that society is based on the future of the society. And that’s what? Children. Monogamous relationships. – Rick Santorum

142796. There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems. The solution rests with our work and discipline. – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

142797. The merit of a democratic regime rests on one’s continual willingness to exchange views, and to compete on the basis of individual merit and capacities. – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

142798. It is often said that the magnitude of a people is measured by their ability to know how to win. – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

142799. Our goal is not to crush the enemy at any price, but to make it realize that it is illegal to take up arms to overthrow a democratically elected government. – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

142800. The current constitutional law places the president of the republic in an embarrassing situation. – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

142801. It is evident that not all people that have the confidence of the prime minister are the same ones that have the confidence of the head of state. – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

142802. It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the use of language and that language is merely an incidental means of solving specific problems of communication or reflection. – Edward Sapir

142803. Impatience translates itself into a desire to have something immediate done about it all, and, as is generally the case with impatience, resolves itself in the easiest way that lies ready to hand. – Edward Sapir

142804. No two languages are ever sufficiently similar to be considered as representing the same social reality. – Edward Sapir

142805. No important national language, at least in the Occidental world, has complete regularity of grammatical structure, nor is there a single logical category which is adequately and consistently handled in terms of linguistic symbolism. – Edward Sapir

142806. National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry. – Edward Sapir

142807. More and more, unsolicited gifts from without are likely to be received with unconscious resentment. – Edward Sapir

142808. It would, of course, be hopeless to attempt to crowd into an international language all those local overtones of meaning which are so dear to the heart of the nationalist. – Edward Sapir

142809. A firm, for instance, that does business in many countries of the world is driven to spend an enormous amount of time, labour, and money in providing for translation services. – Edward Sapir

142810. A common allegiance to form of expression that is identified with no single national unit is likely to prove one of the most potent symbols of the freedom of the human spirit that the world has yet known. – Edward Sapir

142811. It is no secret that the fruits of language study are in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them. – Edward Sapir

142812. A common creation demands a common sacrifice, and perhaps not the least potent argument in favour of a constructed international language is the fact that it is equally foreign, or apparently so, to the traditions of all nationalities. – Edward Sapir

142813. A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows, however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that, so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him. – Edward Sapir

142814. A second type of direct evidence is formed by statements, whether as formal legends or personal information, regarding the age or relative sequence of events in tribal history made by the natives themselves. – Edward Sapir

142815. A standard international language should not only be simple, regular, and logical, but also rich and creative. – Edward Sapir

142816. As a matter of fact, a national language which spreads beyond its own confines very quickly loses much of its original richness of content and is in no better case than a constructed language. – Edward Sapir

142817. Both French and Latin are involved with nationalistic and religious implications which could not be entirely shaken off, and so, while they seemed for a long time to have solved the international language problem up to a certain point, they did not really do so in spirit. – Edward Sapir

142818. Cultural anthropology is more and more rapidly getting to realize itself as a strictly historical science. – Edward Sapir

142819. English, once accepted as an international language, is no more secure than French has proved to be as the one and only accepted language of diplomacy or as Latin has proved to be as the international language of science. – Edward Sapir

142820. French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well. – Edward Sapir

142821. Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society. – Edward Sapir

142822. I am convinced that the stratigraphic method will in the future enable archaeology to throw far more light on the history of American culture than it has done in the past. – Edward Sapir

142823. In a sense, every form of expression is imposed upon one by social factors, one’s own language above all. – Edward Sapir

142824. Comparison of statements made at different periods frequently enable us to give maximal and minimal dates to the appearance of a cultural element or to assign the time limits to a movement of population. – Edward Sapir

142825. The supposed inferiority of a constructed language to a national one on the score of richness of connotation is, of course, no criticism of the idea of a constructed language. – Edward Sapir

142826. These examples of the lack of simplicity in English and French, all appearances to the contrary, could be multiplied almost without limit and apply to all national languages. – Edward Sapir

142827. The spirit of logical analysis should in practice blend with the practical pressure for the adoption of some form of international language, but it should not allow itself to be stampeded by it. – Edward Sapir

142828. The psychology of a language which, in one way or another, is imposed upon one because of factors beyond one’s control, is very different from the psychology of a language which one accepts of one’s free will. – Edward Sapir

142829. The attitude of independence toward a constructed language which all national speakers must adopt is really a great advantage, because it tends to make man see himself as the master of language instead of its obedient servant. – Edward Sapir

142830. So far as the advocates of a constructed international language are concerned, it is rather to be wondered at how much in common their proposals actually have, both in vocabulary and in general spirit of procedure. – Edward Sapir

142831. One of the glories of English simplicity is the possibility of using the same word as noun and verb. – Edward Sapir

142832. The modern mind tends to be more and more critical and analytical in spirit, hence it must devise for itself an engine of expression which is logically defensible at every point and which tends to correspond to the rigorous spirit of modern science. – Edward Sapir

142833. We see and hear and otherwise experience very largely as we do because the language habits of our community predispose certain choices of interpretation. – Edward Sapir

142834. Education, like neurosis, begins at home. – Milton R. Sapirstein

142835. It is impossible for any woman to love her children twenty-four hours a day. – Milton R. Sapirstein

142836. The ideal mother, like the ideal marriage, is a fiction. – Milton R. Sapirstein

142837. To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child’s education. It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional hostilities and to realize that differing opinions need not imply an absence of love. – Milton R. Sapirstein

142838. I always ask two questions: How many countries have military bases in the United States? And in how many countries does the United States not have military bases? – Jose Saramago

142839. A human being is a being who is constantly ‘under construction,’ but also, in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction. – Jose Saramago

142840. Abstention means you stayed at home or went to the beach. By casting a blank vote, you’re saying you have a political conscience but you don’t agree with any of the existing parties. – Jose Saramago

142841. Americans have discovered fear. – Jose Saramago

142842. Americans have discovered the fragility of life, that ominous fragility that the rest of the world either already experienced or is experiencing now with terrible intensity. – Jose Saramago

142843. As citizens, we all have an obligation to intervene and become involved – it’s the citizen who changes things. – Jose Saramago

142844. Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974. – Jose Saramago

142845. Human vocabulary is still not capable, and probably never will be, of knowing, recognizing, and communicating everything that can be humanly experienced and felt. – Jose Saramago

142846. I am a better novelist than a poet, playwright, or essayist. – Jose Saramago

142847. I am a person with leftist convictions, and always have been. – Jose Saramago

142848. The novel is not so much a literary genre, but a literary space, like a sea that is filled by many rivers. – Jose Saramago

142849. Can you imagine what Bush would say if someone like Hugo Chavez asked him for a little piece of land to install a military base, and he only wanted to plant a Venezuelan flag there? – Jose Saramago

142850. Look what happened with the employment law in France-the law was withdrawn because the people marched in the streets. I think what we need is a global protest movement of people who won’t give up. – Jose Saramago

142851. Society has to change, but the political powers we have at the moment are not enough to effect this change. The whole democratic system would have to be rethought. – Jose Saramago

142852. I am the same person I was before receiving the Nobel Prize. I work with the same regularity, I have not modified my habits, I have the same friends. – Jose Saramago

142853. I am traveling less in order to be able to write more. I select my travel destinations according to their degree of usefulness to my work. – Jose Saramago

142854. I can’t imagine myself outside any kind of social or political involvement. – Jose Saramago

142855. I do not just write, I write what I am. If there is a secret, perhaps that is it. – Jose Saramago

142856. I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined. – Jose Saramago

142857. The world is governed by institutions that are not democratic – the World Bank, the IMF, the WTO. – Jose Saramago

142858. I never appreciated ‘positive heroes’ in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more ‘productive’ literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are. – Jose Saramago

142859. I presume that nobody will deny the positive aspects of the North American cultural world. These are well known to all. But these aspects do not make one forget the disastrous effects of the industrial and commercial process of ‘cultural lamination’ that the USA is perpetrating on the planet. – Jose Saramago

142860. I think we are blind. Blind people who can see, but do not see. – Jose Saramago

142861. In effect I am not a novelist, but rather a failed essayist who started to write novels because he didn’t know how to write essays. – Jose Saramago

142862. In the end we discover the only condition for living is to die. – Jose Saramago

142863. Inside us there is something that has no name, that something is what we are. – Jose Saramago

142864. It is economic power that determines political power, and governments become the political functionaries of economic power. – Jose Saramago

142865. The U.S. needs to control the Middle East, the gateway to Asia. It already has military installations in Uzbekistan. – Jose Saramago

142866. There are plenty of reasons not to put up with the world as it is. – Jose Saramago

142867. There are times when it is best to be content with what one has, so as not to lose everything. – Jose Saramago

142868. Things will be very bad for Latin America. You only have to consider the ambitions and the doctrines of the empire, which regards this region as its backyard. – Jose Saramago

142869. We’re not short of movements proclaiming that a different world is possible, but unless we can coordinate them into an international movement, capitalism just laughs at all these little organisations. – Jose Saramago

142870. What kind of world is this that can send machines to Mars and does nothing to stop the killing of a human being? – Jose Saramago

142871. Without the faintest possibility of finding a job, I decided to devote myself to literature: it was about time to find out what I was worth as a writer. – Jose Saramago

142872. It is difficult to understand these people who democratically take part in elections and a referendum, but are then incapable of democratically accepting the will of the people. – Jose Saramago

142873. The world had already changed before September 11. The world has been going through a process of change over the last 20 or 30 years. A civilization ends, another one begins. – Jose Saramago

142874. People live with the illusion that we have a democratic system, but it’s only the outward form of one. In reality we live in a plutocracy, a government of the rich. – Jose Saramago

142875. The problem is that the right doesn’t need any ideas to govern, but the left can’t govern without ideas. – Jose Saramago

142876. The period that I could consider the most important in my literary work came about beginning with the Revolution, and in a certain way, developed as a consequence of the Revolution. But it was also a result of the counterrevolutionary coup of November 1975. – Jose Saramago

142877. The attitude of insolent haughtiness is characteristic of the relationships Americans form with what is alien to them, with others. – Jose Saramago

142878. I am not a prophet. – Jose Saramago

142879. Perhaps it is the language that chooses the writers it needs, making use of them so that each might express a tiny part of what it is. – Jose Saramago

142880. Words were not given to man in order to conceal his thoughts. – Jose Saramago

142881. When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you. – Susan Sarandon

142882. You guys ask really long questions. In the U.S., they just want to know who you’re sleeping with. – Susan Sarandon

142883. The only time I’ve really been away from my kids to do work was doing Shall We Dance because they both were in camp and it was the first time in twenty years that I haven’t been with my kids. – Susan Sarandon

142884. In the U.S., they just want to know who you’re sleeping with. – Susan Sarandon

142885. Before our kids start coming home from Iraq in body bags and women and children start dying in Baghdad, I need to know, what did Iraq do to us? – Susan Sarandon

142886. Children reinvent your world for you. – Susan Sarandon

142887. Do you really have to be the ice queen intellectual or the slut whore? Isn’t there some way to be both? – Susan Sarandon

142888. Everyone has a responsibility towards this larger family of man, but especially if you’re privileged, that increases your responsibility. – Susan Sarandon

142889. I feel my family’s needs are a priority. I’m not comfortable with the idea of serving the many and ignoring my family. – Susan Sarandon

142890. I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point. – Susan Sarandon

142891. I think I’m an actor because I have very strong imagination and empathy. I never studied acting, but those two qualities are exactly the qualities that make for an activist. – Susan Sarandon

142892. I think sometimes what happens is that all of this feeling out of control manifests itself in trying to control your body; whether it’s an eating disorder or talking about getting your nose fixed, as if that’s going to be the solution to all the pressure. – Susan Sarandon

142893. I try to live my life every day in the present, and try not to turn a blind eye to injustice and need. – Susan Sarandon

142894. I was told I had an overabundance of original sin. – Susan Sarandon

142895. I’m a native New Yorker. Everything to do with New York feels like my family. – Susan Sarandon

142896. We stand a chance of getting a president who has probably killed more people before he gets into office than any president in the history of the United States. – Susan Sarandon

142897. If you walk down the street and see someone in a box, you have a choice. That person is either the other and you’re fearful of them, or that person is an extension of your family. And that makes you at home in that world and not fearful. So really it’s very self-serving. – Susan Sarandon

142898. When I tell people I’m a comedian they say, ‘Oh, are you funny?’ I say, ‘No, it’s not that kind of comedy.’ – Susan Sarandon

142899. It is a different world than when I was growing up, and you started to just kind of maintain at thirty-five and just hope you can hope it together. People are a lot more vital than I am and doing all kinds of things and leading really important movements. – Susan Sarandon

142900. It will be great when it’s not such a big deal when a woman gets a good job. – Susan Sarandon

142901. It’s still not easy to find roles that offer more complex images of women. – Susan Sarandon

142902. Just because I haven’t yet had any project surgery, I’m not going to knock it, because I think women have the right to do whatever they want to their bodies that make them feel good about themselves. – Susan Sarandon

142903. Making love is like hitting a baseball. You just gotta relax and concentrate. – Susan Sarandon

142904. Now, Tim has been really, really busy, and it’s been my job now to kind of deal with everything. And trying to figure out how we balance that, logistically it’s a nightmare. But these little jobs make it much easier. – Susan Sarandon

142905. So I would hope they would develop some kind of habit that involves understanding that their life is so full they can afford to give in all kinds of ways to other people. I consider that to be baseline spirituality. – Susan Sarandon

142906. The only thing I can talk about is just forgiving yourself, because I do not have everything together. And so I tell people: No, you should see my house, it’s a mess. – Susan Sarandon

142907. To know that once you decide to look at life outside of the narrow limits of just your world and start to understand that you can make a difference in very simple ways – in volunteering and all the way up to bigger world problems. – Susan Sarandon

142908. I’m tired of being labelled anti-American because I ask questions. – Susan Sarandon

142909. For 37 years I’ve practiced 14 hours a day, and now they call me a genius. – Pablo de Sarasate

142910. The more I practice, the luckier I get. – Gene Sarazen

142911. I don’t care what you say about me. Just spell the name right. – Gene Sarazen

142912. Where anti-Semitism persists, the well being of all our people is at risk. – Paul Sarbanes

142913. We are confronting a situation in which the Administration, in my view, is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy. – Paul Sarbanes

142914. The administration in my view is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy. – Paul Sarbanes

142915. America’s Older Americans add great value to our Nation. – Paul Sarbanes

142916. Furthermore, and a point I really want to make very strongly, is that this is the first Administration since Herbert Hoover not to create a net gain in jobs in the course of its Administration. – Paul Sarbanes

142917. I was very concerned that President Bush is still trying to frighten or scare the American people with respect to the condition of the Social Security system. – Paul Sarbanes

142918. Students of American history will recall that the important place where work gets done in the legislative body, almost without exception, is in the committees, more so than on the floor although sometimes more attention is paid to the floor. – Paul Sarbanes

142919. That is what has happened to the United States in the international economic scene. We have deteriorated into a debtor status so that we are now dependent upon the kindness of strangers. That is not where the world’s leading power should find itself. – Paul Sarbanes

142920. All houses are haunted. All persons are haunted. Throngs of spirits follow us everywhere. We are never alone. – Barney Sarecky

142921. I wanted him to love me, and I’m quite sure that he didn’t. – Dick Sargent

142922. This has been harder for my friends. I know I’m going to die. – Dick Sargent

142923. It was such a relief. I lived in fear of being found out. Now it’s given me a whole new mission in life. – Dick Sargent

142924. A portrait is a painting with something wrong with the mouth. – John Singer Sargent

142925. Mine is the horny hand of toil. – John Singer Sargent

142926. I do not judge, I only chronicle. – John Singer Sargent

142927. You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. – John Singer Sargent

142928. Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend. – John Singer Sargent

142929. In the 1980s, there were occasions when it made sense to say, ‘it is too difficult to maximize the likelihood function, and besides if we do, it will blow our model out of the water.’ – Thomas J. Sargent

142930. Lucas attended a conference on rational expectations at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 1973. The day after the conference, I received a call from Pittsburgh. – Thomas J. Sargent

142931. The first and most optimistic response was complete rational expectations econometrics. A rational expectations equilibrium is a likelihood function. Maximize it. – Thomas J. Sargent

142932. There was a danger that skeptics and opponents would misread those likelihood ratio tests as rejections of an entire class of models, which of course they were not. – Thomas J. Sargent

142933. Solving a problem created by debt… by creating more debt is a fool’s errand. – Olivier Sarkozy

142934. We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do. – David Sarnoff

142935. Work and live to serve others, to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness. – David Sarnoff

142936. What the human mind can conceive and believe it can accomplish. – David Sarnoff

142937. Man is still the greatest miracle and the greatest problem on this earth. – David Sarnoff

142938. We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death. – David Sarnoff

142939. The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success. – David Sarnoff

142940. The thrill, believe me, is as much in the battle as in the victory. – David Sarnoff

142941. The human brain must continue to frame the problems for the electronic machine to solve. – David Sarnoff

142942. Nobody can be successful if he doesn’t love his work, love his job. – David Sarnoff

142943. Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people. – David Sarnoff

142944. Freedom is the oxygen without which science cannot breathe. – David Sarnoff

142945. I have learned to have more faith in the scientist than he does in himself. – David Sarnoff

142946. Let us not paralyze our capacity for good by brooding of man’s capacity for evil. – David Sarnoff

142947. The difference between our decadence and the Russians is that while theirs is brutal, ours is apathetic. – David Sarnoff

142948. Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving. – David Sarnoff

142949. Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us. – David Sarnoff

142950. Never try to look into both eyes at the same time. Switch your gaze from one eye to the other. That signals warmth and sincerity. – Dorothy Sarnoff

142951. It’s a question of not copying the masters, to look for something, good or bad, for oneself. To enter this liberated state of mind, one cannot copy the others. – Nathalie Sarraute

142952. All psychological research is completely barred by the interpretations of the psychoanalysts. Everything happens in the unconscious, and I don’t know what this unconscious is. – Nathalie Sarraute

142953. I have often heard that the novel is dead. But I see novels produced, I don’t know how many a week, in France. I have the impression it’s carrying along quite well. – Nathalie Sarraute

142954. It’s the duty of all novelists, all painters, all musicians, all people who try to make art move: to look for something they feel authentically, without paying attention to styles. – Nathalie Sarraute

142955. Literature is always trying to show other parts of this immense universe in which we live. It’s endless. I’m sure there will be other writers who will discover new worlds. – Nathalie Sarraute

142956. One can’t write for all readers. A poet cannot write for people who don’t like poetry. – Nathalie Sarraute

142957. One can’t write without having read – you have to read before beginning to write – and universities offer a very good opportunity to read. – Nathalie Sarraute

142958. Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium. – Nathalie Sarraute

142959. Television has lifted the manufacture of banality out of the sphere of handicraft and placed it in that of a major industry. – Nathalie Sarraute

142960. The act of writing is a kind of catharsis, a liberation, but I never really concerned myself with that. I write because it interests me. – Nathalie Sarraute

142961. The novel moves like all the arts. It’s transforming itself all the time. – Nathalie Sarraute

142962. I have never sought the reason why I write. – Nathalie Sarraute

142963. I don’t admire Freud as much as some people do. Imagine Shakespeare being aware of the Oedipal complex when he wrote Hamlet. It would have been a disaster. – Nathalie Sarraute

142964. Those who live in a world of human beings can only retrace their steps. – Nathalie Sarraute

142965. Women have seen that they have locked themselves up with feminist writing. – Nathalie Sarraute

142966. The reader has to be creative when he’s reading. He has to try to make the thing alive. A good reader has to do a certain amount of work when he is reading. – Nathalie Sarraute

142967. I always think change is important in a character. The most dynamic choices that you can make for a character are always the best ones. – Peter Sarsgaard

142968. You want to do something, you want to have the bravery to do something original. And there will always be people who are like, the classicists who are like, ‘No, but it’s got to have this.’ In life, there are people like that attached to every single thing that there is. These are the same people that are like, still playing vinyl. – Peter Sarsgaard

142969. The only way to silence a room that’s laughing at you is to sort of take over. – Peter Sarsgaard

142970. It is very possible that I could have ended up on 80 acres of land by myself, and fallen in love at a distance with a gorgeous woman I could never have been with. – Peter Sarsgaard

142971. If you go in and audition for roles rather than just be offered them, then you kind of get a chance to kind of discover that you can do something that you didn’t think you could do. – Peter Sarsgaard

142972. If all the circumstances of acting are made to easy, then there’s no grain of sand to make the pearl. – Peter Sarsgaard

142973. I like anything that is like an obstruction, something that I have to act through is good. – Peter Sarsgaard

142974. I don’t really worry about being typecast much. I mean, everyone in Hollywood is typecast to a degree. – Peter Sarsgaard

142975. Four hours of makeup, and then an hour to take it off. It’s tiring. I go in, I get picked up at two-thirty in the morning, I get there at three. I wait four hours, go through it, ready to work at seven, work all day long for twelve hours, and get it taken off for an hours, go home and go to sleep, and do the same thing again. – Peter Sarsgaard

142976. But the way that we’ve got it organized in our family, we try not to work at the same time, so I’m just now starting to look around. I think I’d like to do a film. – Peter Sarsgaard

142977. I just pick the best roles that are left over, and they usually aren’t the heterosexual, leading-man, non-drug-addict parts. And once you get into doing them, people know you do them. – Peter Sarsgaard

142978. The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind. – May Sarton

142979. Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers. – May Sarton

142980. Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be. – May Sarton

142981. We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. – May Sarton

142982. True feeling justifies whatever it may cost. – May Sarton

142983. The more articulate one is, the more dangerous words become. – May Sarton

142984. The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters. – May Sarton

142985. Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn’t there. – May Sarton

142986. It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it! – May Sarton

142987. There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most. – May Sarton

142988. In the country of pain we are each alone. – May Sarton

142989. One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being. – May Sarton

142990. Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. – May Sarton

142991. May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple, mixed, ambiguous at best – out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear, the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant; that is what matters. – May Sarton

142992. Most people have to talk so they won’t hear. – May Sarton

142993. No partner in a love relationship… should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable. – May Sarton

142994. In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place. – May Sarton

142995. Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. – May Sarton

142996. A house that does not have one warm, comfy chair in it is soulless. – May Sarton

142997. Don’t forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old! – May Sarton

142998. Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness. – May Sarton

142999. Better to have beasts that let themselves be killed than men who run away. – Jean-Paul Sartre

143000. Everything has been figured out, except how to live. – Jean-Paul Sartre

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