180000 famous quotes part 147 – 146001 to 147000

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180000 famous quotes part 147 – 146001 to 147000

146001. Another very strong image from the first day was giving my initial press conference in the morning – going down and finding out that everything I had said, the essence of what I had said, was wrong. – William Scranton

146002. But the issue became, how long do you keep the press waiting so that you can gather more information? – William Scranton

146003. By Thursday morning, we’d gotten over the worst of it. – William Scranton

146004. I was scheduled to give my first official press conference that morning anyway, ’cause I was chairman of the Governors Energy Council and I was making a press conference with regard to energy policy. – William Scranton

146005. It took me 45 minutes to get in all of the suits and putting all the dosimeters on me so that they knew how much radiation I got and the protective boots and everything. – William Scranton

146006. My time inside there was very short compared to the amount of time it took to take on and take off this suit and to test me for how much radioactivity I have. – William Scranton

146007. Nobody could tell us or really had a very good idea, if there were a massive release of radiation, what kind of medical treatment people were going to need and this or that, or, indeed, whether there would be medical personnel around. – William Scranton

146008. None of us are nuclear experts, but we know that if there is a melt-down and breach of containment, that’s clearly the most odious thing that could happen. – William Scranton

146009. All of the information that we were getting up to that time from the NRC people, from our people who knew something about nuclear power, was that the breach of the core was not a likelihood to happen. – William Scranton

146010. Obviously, I’m not looking in the core of the reactor, but I am looking at what, at that time, was considered the source of the trouble, which was the water and where it was. – William Scranton

146011. There were schools and hospitals who were ready to take people with undescribed injuries, but not necessarily ready to take people with severe radiation poisoning. – William Scranton

146012. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and EPA, et cetera, had worked out what allowable releases are. – William Scranton

146013. When I started walking and I looked down and I saw on the floor this water, which looked like, you know, water in your basement except it happened to be in the auxiliary building of a nuclear power plant. – William Scranton

146014. What I had said in the morning was that this is what we know has happened, but there has been no significant off-site release. Only to find out moments later that, in fact, there had been an off-site release. I still haven’t gotten over that. – William Scranton

146015. The value of government to the people it serves is in direct relationship to the interest citizens themselves display in the affairs of state. – William Scranton

146016. They’re calling their Washington sources at the NRC or in Congress and they’re not hesitating to give their opinion, but their opinion, frankly, in those early days was not very well informed. – William Scranton

146017. You need a graphic understanding of a situation to make a complete judgment and we didn’t have that. – William Scranton

146018. There are allowable limits for radiation going – I mean there’s radiation all around us. There’s radiation from your television set. There’s radiation from your computer. There’s radiation actually occurring in the ground. – William Scranton

146019. You’re feeling the responsibility for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people on your shoulder in a way that I couldn’t feel as lieutenant governor. – William Scranton

146020. None of us knew what this power plant looked like. We had no schematic drawing. – William Scranton

146021. My 10th Sonata is a sonata of insects. Insects are born from the sun… they are the sun’s kisses. – Alexander Scriabin

146022. In love’s godlike breathing, there’s the innermost aspect of the universe. – Alexander Scriabin

146023. Always do sober what you said you’d do when you were drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut! – Charles Scribner, Jr.

146024. Reading is a means of thinking with another person’s mind; it forces you to stretch your own. – Charles Scribner, Jr.

146025. Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life. – Charles Scribner, Jr.

146026. He used to have a tent show, a little tent show, and I thought I was going to get a job working one year on the tent show, but he closed it down and I never got to go out there, but anyway, he had a sax and played drums. – Earl Scruggs

146027. That was one of the best, exciting things for me to play with them. They were very young and eager to go. I’d been playing with a band that was mostly old folks that had been together so long we couldn’t do anything to excite each other. – Earl Scruggs

146028. She was a great lady. We raised three boys, were together as long as she lived, and now she’s passed on. – Earl Scruggs

146029. I worked with a guy, I can’t think of his name, him and his wife, and one of them had a saxophone and the other played drums. It wasn’t a regular job but I did a few gigs around home with them. – Earl Scruggs

146030. I like drums, really, if they’re under control. – Earl Scruggs

146031. I know she would want me to still do what I’m doing, because she kept me going a lot of times when I’d almost lose interest in getting out on the road. – Earl Scruggs

146032. I enjoy doing new tunes. It gives me a little bit to perk up, to pay a little bit more attention. – Earl Scruggs

146033. I don’t think you’ll ever get enough picking. – Earl Scruggs

146034. I don’t like to travel as much as I have in the past, but it’s good for my soul to get to pick, especially with these good musicians and these guys that play so well. – Earl Scruggs

146035. You know you can get gaudy with something, and they didn’t do that. To me, I think it’s very tasteful, well done, with the silver and gold and the engraving. I think it’s very tasteful. – Earl Scruggs

146036. People who take risks are the people you’ll lose against. – John Sculley

146037. Over the years, I have developed a pretty good Rolodex. – John Sculley

146038. Implementers aren’t considered bozos anymore. – John Sculley

146039. If we hadn’t put a man on the moon, there wouldn’t be a Silicon Valley today. – John Sculley

146040. I have found that I always learn more from my mistakes than from my successes. If you aren’t making some mistakes, you aren’t taking enough chances. – John Sculley

146041. The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious. – John Sculley

146042. We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children. – John Sculley

146043. Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination. – Vin Scully

146044. You can almost taste the pressure now. – Vin Scully

146045. Losing feels worse than winning feels good. – Vin Scully

146046. It’s easier to pick off a fast runner than to pick off a lazy runner. – Vin Scully

146047. It’s a great time of the year… if you can stand it. – Vin Scully

146048. I’m going to sit back, light up, and hope I don’t chew the cigarette to pieces. – Vin Scully

146049. I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate – and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life – is the loneliness on the road. – Vin Scully

146050. Good is not good when better is expected. – Vin Scully

146051. As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody’s day. – Vin Scully

146052. Good humor isn’t a trait of character, it is an art which requires practice. – David Seabury

146053. Love… Force it and it disappears. You cannot will love, nor even control it. You can only guide its expression. It comes or it goes according to those qualities in life that invite it or deny its presence. – David Seabury

146054. Try out your ideas by visualizing them in action. – David Seabury

146055. The fact, if they are there, speak for themselves. – David Seabury

146056. No man will work for your interests unless they are his. – David Seabury

146057. Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow. – David Seabury

146058. Manage yourself first and others will take your orders. – David Seabury

146059. Intellectual comradeship requires that you think your thoughts through to the place where you can make the complex seem simple, the obscure quite clear. – David Seabury

146060. He who doesn’t consider himself is seldom considerate of others. – David Seabury

146061. Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man’s bluff. You must corner the inner facts. – David Seabury

146062. Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others. – David Seabury

146063. Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not. – David Seabury

146064. A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action. – David Seabury

146065. If you give yourself to your task at once, you won’t have to do it twice. – David Seabury

146066. I’ve never done Botox in my life. But I’ve probably tried everything else under the sun. – Ryan Seacrest

146067. We now have contestants who will not let anything get in their way of victory. Some contestants have thrown each other under the bus this season. – Ryan Seacrest

146068. Trust me, if I were gay I’d be getting more action than I’m getting now. – Ryan Seacrest

146069. Look, a lot of women would be turned off with hearing me say how hot I think Brad Pitt is! Know what I mean? So I probably don’t help my cause. – Ryan Seacrest

146070. I am looking forward to being part of the E! team. This unique opportunity allows my company to take the next step in providing multimedia content. – Ryan Seacrest

146071. Dick Clark is an American icon. I am honored that he has entrusted me with such a role in this national tradition. – Ryan Seacrest

146072. I know a lot of gay males who I work with that are fantastic people and I love hanging out with them. But because I hang out and bring gay men into my life, does that mean that I’m gay? I promise you that I very much love women. – Ryan Seacrest

146073. Everyone in showbiz is driven by ego, so how do you go from having loads of fame to working at 7-11? You can’t do it! – Ryan Seacrest

146074. I am hoping that I can be known as a great writer and actor some day, rather than a sex symbol. – Steven Seagal

146075. I was born with a serious spiritual consciousness and for many years studied different paths. – Steven Seagal

146076. It doesn’t work if the bad guys kill his mother’s uncle’s friend’s neighbor’s pet dog. You’ve got to make the stakes high. – Steven Seagal

146077. Try to find the path of least resistance and use it without harming others. Live with integrity and morality, not only with people but with all beings. – Steven Seagal

146078. On the one hand, the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people. But more important, since we knew that you couldn’t observe the police without guns, we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer. – Bobby Seale

146079. You don’t fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity. – Bobby Seale

146080. We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police, and the police were scared to move upon us. – Bobby Seale

146081. The first point was we wanted power to determine our own destiny in our own black community. And what we had done is, we wanted to write a program that was straightforward to the people. We didn’t want to give a long dissertation. – Bobby Seale

146082. They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people’s revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines. – Bobby Seale

146083. There are clear cases in which “understanding” literally applies and clear cases in which it does not apply; and these two sorts of cases are all I need for this argument. – John Searle

146084. An utterance can have Intentionality, just as a belief has Intentionality, but whereas the Intentionality of the belief is intrinsic the Intentionality of the utterance is derived. – John Searle

146085. Where questions of style and exposition are concerned I try to follow a simple maxim: if you can’t say it clearly you don’t understand it yourself. – John Searle

146086. Where conscious subjectivity is concerned, there is no distinction between the observation and the thing observed. – John Searle

146087. Whatever is referred to must exist. Let us call this the axiom of existence. – John Searle

146088. We often attribute ‘understanding’ and other cognitive predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars, adding machines, and other artifacts, but nothing is proved by such attributions. – John Searle

146089. My car and my adding machine understand nothing: they are not in that line of business. – John Searle

146090. In many cases it is a matter for decision and not a simple matter of fact whether x understands y; and so on. – John Searle

146091. I will argue that in the literal sense the programmed computer understands what the car and the adding machine understand, namely, exactly nothing. – John Searle

146092. I want to block some common misunderstandings about “understanding”: In many of these discussions one finds a lot of fancy footwork about the word “understanding.” – John Searle

146093. Berkeley had a liberal element in the student body who tended to be quite active. I think that’s in general a feature of intellectually active places. – John Searle

146094. Our tools are extensions of our purposes, and so we find it natural to make metaphorical attributions of intentionality to them; but I take it no philosophical ice is cut by such examples. – John Searle

146095. I think people need to commit to one another before they commit to bringing children into the world because that’s the optimum arrangement for children, not to take anything at all away from women who have to rear their children by themselves. – Leah Ward Sears

146096. When I was growing up, so many of the important changes for African-Americans were being made in the United States Supreme Court and were being made by lawyers. I followed the court very intensely and wanted to do that for my life. – Leah Ward Sears

146097. We need to in this country begin again to raise civil discourse to another level. I mean, we shout and scream and yell and get very little accomplished, but you can disagree very much with the next guy and still be friends and acquaintances. – Leah Ward Sears

146098. I’d like to see marriage count again among African-Americans and not just in the society in general. – Leah Ward Sears

146099. I had very supportive parents that made the way for me, even at a time when there were very few women – no women, really; maybe two or three women – and very few, fewer than that, African-American women heading in this direction, so there were very few people to look up to. You just had to have faith. – Leah Ward Sears

146100. I don’t think there is such a definition of a perfect family, but I do think that our marriages are in crisis. Our families are in crisis. And I think the African-American family is at one of the worst stages it’s been at in a very long time in this country. Fatherlessness is rampant. – Leah Ward Sears

146101. I’ve always been very interested in the struggle for human rights, not just here but abroad, and I wanted to be an inside player in that struggle. I wanted to make the laws reflect our ideals and ideas in this democracy that is America. – Leah Ward Sears

146102. Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. – George Seaton

146103. I wish I were one of those terribly clever people who, when they write their autobiographies, always say, when I was fifteen months old I distinctly remember my Aunt Fanny saying to me, etc. – George Seaton

146104. There’s a lot of bad isms floating around this world, but one of the worst is commercialism. – George Seaton

146105. Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. – Chief Seattle

146106. Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. – Chief Seattle

146107. All things share the same breath – the beast, the tree, the man… the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports. – Chief Seattle

146108. In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end. – Tom Seaver

146109. The good rising fastball is the best pitch in baseball. – Tom Seaver

146110. There are only two places in the league – first place and no place. – Tom Seaver

146111. If the Mets can win the World Series, the United States can get out of Vietnam. – Tom Seaver

146112. The moral backbone of literature is about that whole question of memory. To my mind it seems clear that those who have no memory have the much greater chance to lead happy lives. – W. G. Sebald

146113. A subject which at first glance seems quite removed from the undeclared concern of the book can encapsulate that concern. – W. G. Sebald

146114. It is a sore point, because you do have advantages if you have access to more than one language. You also have problems, because on bad days you don’t trust yourself, either in your first or your second language, and so you feel like a complete halfwit. – W. G. Sebald

146115. People’s ability to forget what they do not want to know, to overlook what is before their eyes, was seldom put to the test better than in Germany at that time. – W. G. Sebald

146116. Now, I was the Summer Concert guy. I played every Summer concert there was. – John Sebastian

146117. Sometimes you really dig a girl, the moment you kiss her, And then you get distracted by her older sister. – John Sebastian

146118. The Jug Band was exactly what I wanted to do, and it wasn’t my idea. – John Sebastian

146119. To the extent that ’60s guys own things, yes… but I don’t have the publishing, just like most ’60s guys, and that was an error, you know… part ownership in publishing was the kind of era that started a little bit later, when real businessmen started to manage artists. – John Sebastian

146120. Well, I did a harmonica instruction tape for Homespun tapes. – John Sebastian

146121. When I left the band I said Look, I am ready to move on. I was interested in playing with some of the other people that I had bee a studio musician with. – John Sebastian

146122. But, what did happen is I went to Woodstock as a member of the audience. I did not show up there with a road manager and a couple of guitars. I showed up with a change of clothes and a toothbrush. – John Sebastian

146123. My father was invited to play on a television show when I was 17 or 18 that was an early equivalent of educational television, a Sunday afternoon kind of variety art show. – John Sebastian

146124. You have to remember now, I was not being terribly successful at going solo. – John Sebastian

146125. It might be thematic work. It might be theatrical. I enjoy that kind of work. – John Sebastian

146126. In other words, musicians know that going back to the Spoonful, what we were doing was not copying. – John Sebastian

146127. I’m seeing and hearing lots of B to B instruments, and everybody isn’t, you know, using them… a lot of these guys are trying to do it on conventional guitars, although that has its own sound, and maybe its okay. – John Sebastian

146128. I was wildly out of style when that television theme song suddenly pushed its way onto the Top Ten. It was certainly not the record company trying to make that happen. – John Sebastian

146129. I think that my past stands me in good stead in that it does have a certain strength for musicians. – John Sebastian

146130. My father was a classical musician and my mother was a writer. – John Sebastian

146131. First of all, I think that is true, if you are a musician, particularly on the come, that you do have to end up in one of these musical centers, some way, to be viable, saleable and so on. – John Sebastian

146132. Geez, I wish I could tell you I had a whole bunch of ’80s hair bands, you know something you really wouldn’t expect, but I don’t know that the music police would be that surprised, because most of the stuff that I am influenced by is in evidence in the music. – John Sebastian

146133. If your voices are not heard, you can be sure that many others will be – in particular those who are paid to present a point of view, and often do it most effectively. – Kathleen Sebelius

146134. We have by far the most expensive health system in the world. We spend 50 percent more per person than the next most costly nation. Americans spend more on health care than housing or food. – Kathleen Sebelius

146135. The essence of good government is trust. – Kathleen Sebelius

146136. I believe we all agree that, for the health of Kansas, nothing is more important than education. – Kathleen Sebelius

146137. But wishing our Kansas soldiers ‘God speed’ is not enough. We need to comfort, care for, and protect their families. And we should ease the financial burdens that these families often face. – Kathleen Sebelius

146138. But the dollars spent on economic incentives and new investment strategies are wasted unless we seriously address the two most important economic issues in Kansas: education and health care. – Kathleen Sebelius

146139. Although black and white Americans live, work, and learn together now, there is still injustice in America. – Kathleen Sebelius

146140. A healthy state encourages many voices – and lots of listening. – Kathleen Sebelius

146141. General Motors spends more on health care than steel. – Kathleen Sebelius

146142. The men and women who serve this great nation, whether they are stationed in Iraq, Fort Riley, or the Korean Peninsula, or they serve us at home as our community first responders, serve because they believe in America. – Kathleen Sebelius

146143. There’s something about prime time television and the way the song is going to come off on the air. I’m very concerned, very self-conscious about that. – Jon Secada

146144. With this new album, I prepared for it a long time, and I was happy with the songs and the production. I felt that I proved myself with the first album, and with this new album, I just want to share some of my music. And that was always my feeling and my intention. – Jon Secada

146145. If you write songs and if you write music that’s very sincere and very honest, it’s pop music, but it is pop music with a lot of honesty and a lot of heart. – Jon Secada

146146. My intention when I came into this industry was to be a musician, not necessarily a recording artist, just a musician in general. And that’s the reason I went to college and got my degree, which has been great for me. It’s helped me a lot with my career. – Jon Secada

146147. My style is a very universal sound, which is very close to where I grew up. – Jon Secada

146148. Oh, yeah, I’ve always thought of covering some of my influences like Billy Joel, Elton John, Stevie Wonder. – Jon Secada

146149. There’s always something about the Tonight Show that makes me a little bit anxious, nervous, excited. But it’s good. It’s good. It’s been real good for me. It always has helped my career and Jay and all the people here have always been great. – Jon Secada

146150. This record has a lot of influences that I’d love to cover, like Marvin Gaye and Earth, Wind and Fire. Maybe I’ll do some covers of my major influences during my live show. – Jon Secada

146151. Well, I always wanted to be educated and be prepared. – Jon Secada

146152. I’m a big believer in education, period. – Jon Secada

146153. If there was any other place I would live, other than Miami, it would be California. It’s beautiful. The weather is just gorgeous, I love being here, too. – Jon Secada

146154. So, when I got the contract for my album, even though it was an English record, my manager insisted on making sure we would record in Spanish as well, and it worked out really well for me. – Jon Secada

146155. A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music’s all about. That’s what I’m all about – singing and a really good strong music set. – Jon Secada

146156. I started in high school to be interested in music and from there, I decided to study in college. Yeah, you’re right, I did start late, but luckily, because of my schooling, I picked up a lot of ground pretty quick. – Jon Secada

146157. I might be a Cuban American, but I’m also an Afro-Cuban American. – Jon Secada

146158. I just lived it and did my own thing without looking over my shoulder. I think I’m very lucky, considering when I started everything, and the fact that I have a masters in music, and I’ve always worked in music, and that’s what I wanted to do. – Jon Secada

146159. I have a bachelor’s and a master’s in jazz. – Jon Secada

146160. I grew up speaking both languages, and for me that’s really important. – Jon Secada

146161. I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I’ve done it for a while, singing in both languages. – Jon Secada

146162. Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be… well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I’ve known for years are all in the industry together. – Jon Secada

146163. For me, there’s still a lot of room to grow; I’m just happy that I have so much more to give. – Jon Secada

146164. For me, I can only do that from my own experience with people I’ve known and things that I’ve lived and experienced. That’s what good pop music is all about, pop music that does reach out to people. It’s very personalized and very real, honest and sincere. – Jon Secada

146165. And my career, the things that have happened have happened because of my music education background. – Jon Secada

146166. And for me, it’s been, not only where I learned, but the people that I met there. Most of the people that I work with are guys that, one way or another, have been associated with the university. – Jon Secada

146167. It happened in Miami, in Coral Gables, a great big ol’ Cuban wedding. It was pretty intense. – Jon Secada

146168. I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more. – Jon Secada

146169. Some persons do first, think afterward, and then repent forever. – Thomas Secker

146170. If you would not step into the harlot’s house, do not go by the harlot’s door. – Thomas Secker

146171. He enjoys much who is thankful for little. – Thomas Secker

146172. There are only two cases in which war is just: first, in order to resist the aggression of an enemy, and second, in order to help an ally who has been attacked. – Charles de Secondat

146173. Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of a right which gives to one man such a power over another as renders him absolute master of his life and fortune. – Charles de Secondat

146174. Although born in a prosperous realm, we did not believe that its boundaries should limit our knowledge, and that the lore of the East should alone enlighten us. – Charles de Secondat

146175. Society is the union of men and not the men themselves. – Charles de Secondat

146176. The deterioration of a government begins almost always by the decay of its principles. – Charles de Secondat

146177. The law of nations is naturally founded on this principle, that different nations ought in time of peace to do one another all the good they can, and in time of war as little injury as possible, without prejudicing their real interests. – Charles de Secondat

146178. The object of war is victory; that of victory is conquest; and that of conquest preservation. – Charles de Secondat

146179. The state of slavery is in its own nature bad. – Charles de Secondat

146180. The success of most things depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed. – Charles de Secondat

146181. Republics end through luxury; monarchies through poverty. – Charles de Secondat

146182. There are three species of government: republican, monarchical, and despotic. – Charles de Secondat

146183. There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice. – Charles de Secondat

146184. There is only one thing that can form a bond between men, and that is gratitude… we cannot give someone else greater power over us than we have ourselves. – Charles de Secondat

146185. They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable than to pretend that a blind fatality could be productive of intelligent beings? – Charles de Secondat

146186. Thus the creation, which seems an arbitrary act, supposes laws as invariable as those of the fatality of the Atheists. It would be absurd to say that the Creator might govern the world without those rules, since without them it could not subsist. – Charles de Secondat

146187. Weak minds exaggerate too much the wrong done to the Africans. – Charles de Secondat

146188. When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power, it is called a democracy. – Charles de Secondat

146189. You have to study a great deal to know a little. – Charles de Secondat

146190. Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance… the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason. – Charles de Secondat

146191. When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner. – Charles de Secondat

146192. If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a Frenchman… because I am necessarily a man, and only accidentally am I French. – Charles de Secondat

146193. Raillery is a mode of speaking in favor of one’s wit at the expense of one’s better nature. – Charles de Secondat

146194. But constant experience shows us that every man invested with power is apt to abuse it, and to carry his authority as far as it will go. – Charles de Secondat

146195. As soon as man enters into a state of society he loses the sense of his weakness; equality ceases, and then commences the state of war. – Charles de Secondat

146196. A man should be mourned at his birth, not at his death. – Charles de Secondat

146197. Do you think that God will punish them for not practicing a religion which he did not reveal to them? – Charles de Secondat

146198. Each particular society begins to feel its strength, whence arises a state of war between different nations. – Charles de Secondat

146199. Happy the people whose annals are tiresome. – Charles de Secondat

146200. I have read descriptions of Paradise that would make any sensible person stop wanting to go there. – Charles de Secondat

146201. In bodies moved, the motion is received, increased, diminished, or lost, according to the relations of the quantity of matter and velocity; each diversity is uniformity, each change is constancy. – Charles de Secondat

146202. Law in general is human reason, inasmuch as it governs all the inhabitants of the earth: the political and civil laws of each nation ought to be only the particular cases in which human reason is applied. – Charles de Secondat

146203. Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit. – Charles de Secondat

146204. Life was given to me as a favor, so I may abandon it when it is one no longer. – Charles de Secondat

146205. Man, as a physical being, is like other bodies governed by invariable laws. – Charles de Secondat

146206. Men, who are rogues individually, are in the mass very honorable people. – Charles de Secondat

146207. Not to be loved is a misfortune, but it is an insult to be loved no longer. – Charles de Secondat

146208. People here argue about religion interminably, but it appears that they are competing at the same time to see who can be the least devout. – Charles de Secondat

146209. Power ought to serve as a check to power. – Charles de Secondat

146210. I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise. – Charles de Secondat

146211. The master’s eye is the best fertilizer. – Gaius Plinius Secondus

146212. Followers are the customers of the Higher Ground Leader, who strives to meet or exceed the outer and inner needs of followers. – Lance Secretan

146213. Science sometimes falls short when trying to fathom the depths of our essence – and our inspiration comes from that essence. – Lance Secretan

146214. As leaders, we become whole when we see that our focused, singular commitment to making the numbers and the metrics cannot be effective on its own, but only when it is part of the whole picture – only when we see that it takes more than metrics to make up the whole. – Lance Secretan

146215. Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet – thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing – consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust. – Lance Secretan

146216. Most fathers don’t see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy’s lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home. – Victoria Secunda

146217. Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter’s mouth. – Victoria Secunda

146218. You know when you watch old movies, it’s always the small parts you remember, the character actors who come in like a breath of fresh air. – Amy Sedaris

146219. Well I went to New Orleans to cover the jazz festival for Trio, it’s this new arts channel, it’s really great. – Amy Sedaris

146220. They just expected it to you know… Paul, Steve and I could have hired our own publicist, if we wanted to, but I kind of liked the way it was more of a cult thing and those that liked it, liked it, you know what I mean? – Amy Sedaris

146221. Whenever I do your show, sometimes I get a little check in the mail and then I take that check and buy a new pair of shoes, and then I wear those shoes the next time I do your show. – Amy Sedaris

146222. My father and I have a very good relationship. We always got along. But I always scold him. – Amy Sedaris

146223. I swear I want to be a food model. – Amy Sedaris

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146224. I’d rather have a part where you walk into a room and you leave. That’s perfect for me. – Amy Sedaris

146225. I’m gonna do the whole bedroom in camel color – it’s an old lady color. – Amy Sedaris

146226. I’m not a first-place person. – Amy Sedaris

146227. I’m not ambitious. – Amy Sedaris

146228. It was more of their quirky show. It was more like a cult show. The ratings weren’t really that high. – Amy Sedaris

146229. My characters always like themselves. – Amy Sedaris

146230. I stayed in New York City for the first time, I’d always wanted to do that. – Amy Sedaris

146231. My kitchen’s pink, like skin-tone pink, and I lowered my spice rack so it’s eye level – it’s true! – and my phone, so I can reach it when I fall, it’s right there. – Amy Sedaris

146232. My mom used to say that Greek Easter was later because then you get stuff cheaper. – Amy Sedaris

146233. People who shop in health food stores never look healthy. – Amy Sedaris

146234. I choose to do unattractive people, because then I can pretend they think they’re attractive. – Amy Sedaris

146235. More men than women like ‘Strangers With Candy’. Pretty girls don’t like the show. They don’t like to see an ugly lady. – Amy Sedaris

146236. But I always like to play ugly people who think they’re pretty. – Amy Sedaris

146237. I live in the moment. – Amy Sedaris

146238. I just like to have the ideas. Other people can help see them through. – Amy Sedaris

146239. I have no desire to carry a movie. – Amy Sedaris

146240. I have always wanted a bunny and I’ll always have a rabbit the rest of my life. – Amy Sedaris

146241. Books are challenging and inspirational to me. – Amy Sedaris

146242. I failed first grade, which is my biggest problem. You always feel like a failure, like you’re stupid. – Amy Sedaris

146243. I hate playing pretty or sane people. Most people are not attractive or all there. – Amy Sedaris

146244. I always got along with all types of people – popular people as well as drug addicts. – Amy Sedaris

146245. I always find something to keep me busy. – Amy Sedaris

146246. David and Dad didn’t get along too well growing up. I mean we all got along, but it was harder on David, because David wasn’t going to be the son that Dad wanted. But now they’re like best friends. – Amy Sedaris

146247. But I love how people who are musical, they know how to dress. – Amy Sedaris

146248. I really don’t like going out. I don’t like restaurants because I don’t like the idea of someone, a waitress, being responsible for my evening. I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation, and I’ve always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends. I find that incredibly depressing. – Amy Sedaris

146249. I haven’t got the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out. – David Sedaris

146250. They were nothing like the French people I had imagined. If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity. – David Sedaris

146251. I love things made out of animals. It’s just so funny to think of someone saying, ‘I need a letter opener. I guess I’ll have to kill a deer. – David Sedaris

146252. After a few months in my parents’ basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations. – David Sedaris

146253. The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips Man of all his moral attributes, or holds them of no account in the estimate of his origin and place in the created world. – Adam Sedgwick

146254. As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God’s anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex. – Adam Sedgwick

146255. A cold atheistical materialism is the tendency of the so-called material philosophy of the present day. – Adam Sedgwick

146256. Hollywood movies are run on fear and they don’t want to make bold choices. They, generally, speaking want to keep things status quo. That’s not really interesting for me. – Kyra Sedgwick

146257. I was very young when we got married and I don’t know why it worked out like it did or how I was smart enough to know that this was the right guy, but somehow I got lucky. – Kyra Sedgwick

146258. I think that certainly my choices empower me. – Kyra Sedgwick

146259. I think it’s important to do smaller films because I think that’s where a lot of new things are happening. – Kyra Sedgwick

146260. I think it’s important to do great work. – Kyra Sedgwick

146261. I think in this movie, every time I see his work, I’m blown away by it because he, to me, he really embodied the character so powerfully and so real, so truthfully to me. – Kyra Sedgwick

146262. I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise I wouldn’t do them. And I don’t want to screw them by not portraying them honestly. – Kyra Sedgwick

146263. I feel my job as an actor is to explore all sides of humanity. – Kyra Sedgwick

146264. I do know that I have to work hard for every single thing that I get, really hard, and that’s okay. – Kyra Sedgwick

146265. He put a ring in the toe of a stocking. On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was there at the bottom of the toe. Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking. – Kyra Sedgwick

146266. I can’t get hired in a studio movie. Everything is so uphill. – Kyra Sedgwick

146267. Hollywood is sexist and age-ist, and that covers all the bases, I guess. – Kyra Sedgwick

146268. I’ve always been able to let stuff go when I’m done with work. – Kyra Sedgwick

146269. After 14 years, it better be a real marriage, you know? We do have a great time together. We are really lucky. – Kyra Sedgwick

146270. Also everyone’s hearts are in the right place when you do a small movie. You’re not doing it for the money; you’re not doing it for the possibility of an Oscar nomination. You are doing it because you love the material. – Kyra Sedgwick

146271. But when you’re in something together, it’s very hard to be objective and you’re very subjective. – Kyra Sedgwick

146272. I don’t know if you’re married, but sometimes there are times where one is really together with their partner. And then there are times when you’re both just in your own thing, but you’re there together. – Kyra Sedgwick

146273. Ultimately, you know, I’m a grown-up, I’ve been in this business a long time. I’ve got kids. I’ve got to do my stuff. But I also need to keep it there so I can bring it up again the next day at work or whatever. – Kyra Sedgwick

146274. It’s easier in some ways being on the life raft and the other guy’s in the boat and you can row alongside and be supportive. In some ways, that’s an easier role. – Kyra Sedgwick

146275. I do it because I want to exercise people’s compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful. – Kyra Sedgwick

146276. Whether it be in a small movie or a big movie, I would always be attracted to this role. – Kyra Sedgwick

146277. We do spend time talking about it and we puzzle through it together. We ride the roller coasters together – the high highs and the low lows. – Kyra Sedgwick

146278. Sometimes when you do a part, the wall between you and the characters can be very porous. You can sort of move in and out of your character’s persona and being. And that just couldn’t happen on this one because of working with him. – Kyra Sedgwick

146279. Some of the best roles are for women in these independent, smaller movies. – Kyra Sedgwick

146280. Shame is such an intense emotion. It just can drive you. – Kyra Sedgwick

146281. It’s that I’m 39. I feel hot and sexy, actually… I feel it inside myself. I don’t feel dried up and tired and no longer interested in sex is what I’m trying to say. – Kyra Sedgwick

146282. It’s not that I don’t see myself as hot and sexy. Don’t get me wrong. No, it’s not that. – Kyra Sedgwick

146283. It’s not always thankless. Let’s face it – it’s not always thankless. I’ve gotten a lot of really great recognition and I’ve worked with amazing people. – Kyra Sedgwick

146284. While it is challenging working with a kid, because they’re so of the moment all the time. My acting style is to try to take something from my life that the character can relate to and that I can relate the character to. – Kyra Sedgwick

146285. You know, I grew up with brothers so I’m used to being the only girl. – Kyra Sedgwick

146286. When change itself can give no more, ‘Tis easy to be true. – Charles Sedley

146287. I fought for peace in the fifties. – Pete Seeger

146288. One of the things I’m most proud of about my country is the fact that we did lick McCarthyism back in the fifties. – Pete Seeger

146289. Some of my ancestors were religious dissenters who came to America over three hundred years ago. Others were abolitionists in New England in the eighteen forties and fifties. – Pete Seeger

146290. I want to turn the clock back to when people lived in small villages and took care of each other. – Pete Seeger

146291. I think these are very improper questions for any American to be asked, especially under such compulsion as this. I would be very glad to tell you my life if you want to hear of it. – Pete Seeger

146292. I still call myself a communist, because communism is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity is what the churches make of it. – Pete Seeger

146293. I love my country very dearly, and I greatly resent the implication that some of the places that I have sung and some of the people that I have known, and some of my opinions, whether they are religious or philosophical, make me less of an American. – Pete Seeger

146294. I like to say I’m more conservative than Goldwater. He just wanted to turn the clock back to when there was no income tax. – Pete Seeger

146295. I have sung in hobo jungles, and I have sung for the Rockefellers, and I am proud that I have never refused to sing for anybody. – Pete Seeger

146296. I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life. – Pete Seeger

146297. But I decline to say who has ever listened to them, who has written them, or other people who have sung them. – Pete Seeger

146298. I decline to discuss, under compulsion, where I have sung, and who has sung my songs, and who else has sung with me, and the people I have known. – Pete Seeger

146299. I believe that my choosing my present course I do no dishonor to them, or to those who may come after me. – Pete Seeger

146300. I am saying voluntarily that I have sung for almost every religious group in the country, from Jewish and Catholic, and Presbyterian and Holy Rollers and Revival Churches. – Pete Seeger

146301. I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs. – Pete Seeger

146302. Historically, I believe I was correct in refusing to answer their questions. – Pete Seeger

146303. Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t. – Pete Seeger

146304. Down through the centuries, this trick has been tried by various establishments throughout the world. They force people to get involved in the kind of examination that has only one aim and that is to stamp out dissent. – Pete Seeger

146305. Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t. – Pete Seeger

146306. Again, I say I will be glad to tell what songs I have ever sung, because singing is my business. – Pete Seeger

146307. I feel that my whole life is a contribution. – Pete Seeger

146308. We seem, as it were, to have conquered and peopled half the world in a fit of absence of mind. – John Robert Seeley

146309. Life may not be beautiful, but it is interesting. – John Robert Seeley

146310. No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic. – John Robert Seeley

146311. Don’t ask who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been reading all my life. – Giorgos Seferis

146312. Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends. – Giorgos Seferis

146313. For poetry there exists neither large countries nor small. Its domain is in the heart of all men. – Giorgos Seferis

146314. How can you dare teach a man to read until you’ve taught him everything else first? – Giorgos Seferis

146315. I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today. – Giorgos Seferis

146316. Love means not ever having to say you’re sorry. – Erich Segal

146317. This isn’t a watercolor, it’s a mural. – Erich Segal

146318. True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. – Erich Segal

146319. Even though the museums guarding their precious property fence everything off, in my own studio, I made them so you and I could walk in and around, and among these sculptures. – George Segal

146320. What do I really think? What do I believe in, without the horse manure? – George Segal

146321. Farming with live animals is a 7 day a week, legal form of slavery. – George Segal

146322. Be good. Do good. The devil wields no power over a good man. – Harry Segall

146323. If you can find the line between sympathetic and creepy, you have reached a very funny area. – Jason Segel

146324. You guys own the Muppets, and you’re just kind of sitting on ’em. I really love the Muppets, and I think I know how to bring the franchise back. – Jason Segel

146325. Kermit was the Everyman, the original Tom Hanks, but I have a special place in my heart for Fozzie Bear. The classic borderline hacky entertainer. – Jason Segel

146326. I’ve just grown a little disappointed with ‘Muppets in the Old West’, ‘Muppets Under Water’ and all these weird concept movies. I just want to go take it back to the early 80’s, when it was about the Muppets trying to put on a show. That’s what I’m trying to bring back. – Jason Segel

146327. I’ve been 6’4” since I was 12. Goofy is somewhere in the lexicon. – Jason Segel

146328. I was making out with this woman, and my shirt was off, and she leaned over and, in a really cute, girly voice, went, ‘Hey, fatty!’ – Jason Segel

146329. I sold my first script when I was 21 – this kids’ adventure movie that never got made. I just bought that one back, actually. I’m pretty psyched about it. – Jason Segel

146330. I have a similar issue with people who hire me as I do with women. ‘You have to have a particular taste to want to be around me. I have a slightly askew view. – Jason Segel

146331. I always have awkward relationships with the ladies for whatever reason. I don’t know and so here we are. I was able to sort of take all of those terrible, terrible, terrible dates and turn them into a money making venture. – Jason Segel

146332. Fozzie Bear has so many bear puns in this script – like, ‘Trac is grizzly!’ ‘This is unbearable!’ It’s the greatest. – Jason Segel

146333. I’m better looking in person. – Jason Segel

146334. There were some super-lean years, yeah. I’m six feet four. And I entered into this period all of a sudden when I was too big to play a kid and I was too young to play an adult. Like, I couldn’t play the lawyer, but I couldn’t play the high school kid anymore. – Jason Segel

146335. I’m really glad I didn’t have kids earlier, because I probably would have ignored them. I was so into my career. I could just go and play a ton of shows, night after night after night. I can’t do that anymore. – Bob Seger

146336. If I want to work, I can. If I want to play golf, or ride my motorcycle, I can. But the rest of it is family. Sometimes you’re not really needed by your family, but you’re there. And my kids like to know I’m there. – Bob Seger

146337. My management tells me, Don’t be optimistic, because it’s the young people’s world now. They want to hear what they want to hear, and you’re a classic rocker. I don’t know if you’re gonna get the play. – Bob Seger

146338. Radio is so fragmented, it’s unbelievable. – Bob Seger

146339. The two hours onstage is great. But I can only play a show and then take a night off. I have to sing for two hours, and then I’ve gotta rest it for a night. So it’s the other 46 hours that are just boring as heck. – Bob Seger

146340. We’ve got to practice three weeks, get the kinks out, then we’ve got to practice three weeks with the crew, and then go out for four months. It’s just a huge chunk of time out of life. – Bob Seger

146341. You go to LA, or you go to New York, and it’s really fun to go there. But they’re not grounded. Everybody is just competing all the time for the limelight. It’s too much entertainment industry. There are too many choices. And it’s distracting to me. – Bob Seger

146342. I really like the thing I did with Martina McBride. I had that song sitting around for a long time. – Bob Seger

146343. You can’t get a good crew and a good sound system, and a good light system if you do a small tour. If you want the best, those guys want a commitment of about 4 to 6 months. And I’d want the best people and the best stuff. – Bob Seger

146344. I write probably 80 percent of my stuff over the winter. – Bob Seger

146345. Every now and then you’ll nail one that’s really, really special. And that’s what you live for. – Bob Seger

146346. I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then. – Bob Seger

146347. I write a lot of songs people don’t hear. I really just enjoy the process. I finish ’em all. I don’t think there’s a whole lot of difference between the bad ones and the good ones. – Bob Seger

146348. I never say never, because I don’t want to be one of those guys. – Bob Seger

146349. I just fell into the Dylanesque idea of recording. He is real fast. – Bob Seger

146350. I had the opportunity to be around my kids a lot. I guess I could have kept working, but I had them when I was 47. You only get to see all this stuff once. I just chose to work at home and watch them. – Bob Seger

146351. Great sex is wonderful while it’s happening, but who remembers great sex they had in 1983? – Bob Seger

146352. I’m just trying to keep things simple, and just be a little more offhand and not get so deep into things. Enjoy what you got right now, because who knows what’s going to happen tomorrow. – Bob Seger

146353. The piano is a monster that screams when you touch its teeth. – Andres Segovia

146354. You know what I think? If I am tired now, I don’t mind, because I have eternity to rest. – Andres Segovia

146355. Whoever heard of an electric violin, electric cello or, for that matter, an electric singer? – Andres Segovia

146356. When I began, the guitar was en-closed in a vicious circle. There were no composers writing for the guitar, be-cause there were no virtuoso guitarists. – Andres Segovia

146357. The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly… music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees. – Andres Segovia

146358. Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart. – Andres Segovia

146359. I’ve had three wives and three guitars. I still play the guitars. – Andres Segovia

146360. Among God’s creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man. – Andres Segovia

146361. The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice. – Andres Segovia

146362. When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into its proper place. But when one takes the scaffold down, the building must stand by itself with no trace of the means by which it was erected. That is how a musician should work. – Andres Segovia

146363. Young people don’t want to be second to anyone. Everyone wants to be an overnight star. Look how many years I had to wait, how many roads I had to travel, how many songs I had to sing. And now I’m just beginning, never ending. – Compay Segundo

146364. I’m still strong and in the best shape to continue living my life. – Compay Segundo

146365. In order to grow old, you have to experience everything, but in moderation. – Compay Segundo

146366. Ry Cooder for me is a master, a great master that has a wonderful feel for Cuban music. He’s also paid tribute my talent a bit, even though I don’t know half of what he knows. – Compay Segundo

146367. The music that I play and that I like is traditional music, maybe it’s because of my age. – Compay Segundo

146368. The roots of Cuban music are in my head. – Compay Segundo

146369. Towns are suffering from all these things, we should unite until we are all satisfied, man cannot be killing each other as if we were animals, as if we had no culture; that is a lack of culture. – Compay Segundo

146370. When you here a conjunto and you hear another conjunto, you think it’s like a continuation of the first. It’s all the same, same, same. There’s no variety, just the same music. – Compay Segundo

146371. I’ll only stop singing when I’m in my grave. – Compay Segundo

146372. I’ve done a lot of things away from my homeland. – Compay Segundo

146373. When it comes to musicians, I’m like the daddy of musicians here in Cuba. – Compay Segundo

146374. Cubans are frantic when it comes to appreciating music. – Compay Segundo

146375. My secret? A desire to work, years of dedication and loving what you do; I can’t live without music. – Compay Segundo

146376. As long as your heart beats, one is never too old. – Compay Segundo

146377. I play music the way it was played in yesteryear. – Compay Segundo

146378. Can you imagine that Cuba and Europe’s youth, who had forgotten about traditional music, who only thought of rock music, are now looking back towards their grandparents? That is a phenomenon. – Compay Segundo

146379. Every time I talk about this, I say: when the singer is singing, he must be respected, you must be able to hear what he’s saying. You can’t put a trombone and a drum up there, and a microphone on the drum, microphones on everybody. You can’t hear what he’s saying. – Compay Segundo

146380. Everyone should have a philosophy for living better. – Compay Segundo

146381. I am a scholar of life. Every night before I go to sleep, I analyze every detail of what I did that day. I evaluate things and people, which helps me avoid mistakes. – Compay Segundo

146382. I am still simple, just as if I were beginning. – Compay Segundo

146383. As far as pleasures, you’ve got to have limits. You shouldn’t have too much of good things, so you’ll always have a desire for more and you won’t get bored. – Compay Segundo

146384. I don’t sit in the corner waiting for death: death has to pursue me. I’m going strong. I hope to reach 100 and ask for an extension, just like my grandmother did. – Compay Segundo

146385. Because people are very interested in my poetry, in what I say. – Compay Segundo

146386. It always makes me sad when I think of how I saw Wagner wasting his vitality, not only by singing their parts to some of his artists, but acting out the smallest details, and of how few they were who were responsive to his wishes. – Anton Seidl

146387. The conductor’s gift does not always go hand in hand with that of composition; indeed, the union is found much more seldom than is popularly believed. – Anton Seidl

146388. The composers could no longer direct all performances in person, and so the responsibility of interpreting their works in the spirit in which they had been conceived was placed upon conductors. – Anton Seidl

146389. The ability to conduct is a gift of God with which few have been endowed in full measure. – Anton Seidl

146390. Of course, experience strengthens one later. – Anton Seidl

146391. It is simple nonsense to speak of the fixed tempo of any particular vocal phrase. Each voice has its peculiarities. – Anton Seidl

146392. I have often heard the statement made by foreign singers, as a demonstrated fact, that the German artists are artists in feeling indeed, and serious in their devotion, but that their singing is crude. – Anton Seidl

146393. Conducting! A subject, truly, concerning which much might be written, yet scarcely anything of real importance is to be found in books. – Anton Seidl

146394. Composers are not all good conductors. – Anton Seidl

146395. America does not need gorgeous halls and concert rooms for its musical development, but music schools with competent teachers, and many, very many, free scholarships for talented young disciples who are unable to pay the expense of study. – Anton Seidl

146396. I learned, too, how it was possible with the help of the picture and action to transform an apparently insignificant violin passage into an incident, and to lift a simple horn call into a thing of stupendous significance by means of scenic emphasis. – Anton Seidl

146397. Musical practice is too young an art in America to warrant a search for men with a conductor’s gift. – Anton Seidl

146398. After about the first Millennium, Italy was the cradle of Romanesque architecture, which spread throughout Europe, much of it extending the structural daring with minimal visual elaboration. – Harry Seidler

146399. The government only makes restrictive rules, they don’t show you what to do so you know, OK, here’s where we need this many apartments, with open space, playgrounds, kindergartens. – Harry Seidler

146400. The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch, but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel shapes and domes is theirs. – Harry Seidler

146401. After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings. – Harry Seidler

146402. Architecture is not an inspirational business, it’s a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that’s all. – Harry Seidler

146403. At the age of 80, I’m becoming a visual artist. This could be my rebirth. – Harry Seidler

146404. Borne out of this, starting around the 17th Century was the Baroque era. It is my view that it is one of the architectural peak periods in western civilisation. – Harry Seidler

146405. Fifty years ago people were talking about Sydney’s sprawl, but nobody does anything about it. – Harry Seidler

146406. From the early days of European migration to America, in the 17th Century, the prototype of buildings was based on English precedent, even if mostly translated into the locally available material in abundance: timber. – Harry Seidler

146407. Good design doesn’t date. – Harry Seidler

146408. I’ve always thought Blues Point Tower is one of my best buildings and I stand by that. – Harry Seidler

146409. It doesn’t worry me that people have criticised the building. – Harry Seidler

146410. Japan’s humid and warm summer climate, as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors. – Harry Seidler

146411. The form language used by the ancient Egyptians in their structures is minimal. – Harry Seidler

146412. They didn’t sell, people just weren’t used to the idea of living in apartments. – Harry Seidler

146413. When I put the shot, it’s feminine, because I’m female. Athletic motion doesn’t have a gender. – Maren Seidler

146414. As the only woman, I was able to sit with the officers in front, with a glass of vodka in one hand and a cucumber in the other. That’s how I went to my first war. – Asne Seierstad

146415. When I decided to stay in Iraq, I decided to take the fear out of my body and put it into a freezer. – Asne Seierstad

146416. If I leave, reality will devour me. Then they will all really be dead. – Asne Seierstad

146417. If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver. If a writer is silent, he is lying. – Jaroslav Seifert

146418. There is no such thing as fun for the whole family. – Jerry Seinfeld

146419. Now they show you how detergents take out bloodstains, a pretty violent image there. I think if you’ve got a T-shirt with a bloodstain all over it, maybe laundry isn’t your biggest problem.Maybe you should get rid of the body before you do the wash. – Jerry Seinfeld

146420. The Four Levels of Comedy: Make your friends laugh, Make strangers laugh, Get paid to make strangers laugh, and Make people talk like you because it’s so much fun. – Jerry Seinfeld

146421. You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’ – Jerry Seinfeld

146422. Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God’s final word on where your lips end. – Jerry Seinfeld

146423. To me, if life boils down to one thing, it’s movement. To live is to keep moving. – Jerry Seinfeld

146424. There’s very little advice in men’s magazines, because men don’t think there’s a lot they don’t know. Women do. Women want to learn. Men think, “I know what I’m doing, just show me somebody naked.” – Jerry Seinfeld

146425. The IRS! They’re like the Mafia, they can take anything they want! – Jerry Seinfeld

146426. That’s the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me. – Jerry Seinfeld

146427. A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. – Jerry Seinfeld

146428. People who read the tabloids deserve to be lied to. – Jerry Seinfeld

146429. My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that’s the law. – Jerry Seinfeld

146430. Men don’t care what’s on TV. They only care what else is on TV. – Jerry Seinfeld

146431. Make no mistake about why these babies are here – they are here to replace us. – Jerry Seinfeld

146432. It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. – Jerry Seinfeld

146433. I think it’s funny to be delicate with subjects that are explosive. – Jerry Seinfeld

146434. I am so busy doing nothing… that the idea of doing anything – which as you know, always leads to something – cuts into the nothing and then forces me to have to drop everything. – Jerry Seinfeld

146435. A two-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it. – Jerry Seinfeld

146436. Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason. – Jerry Seinfeld

146437. You watch the Supreme Court in action on these cases, and they are a conflicted court. However, when it comes to speech issues generally, the court has been protective. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146438. The president does not have any obligation to make a consensus appointment here. What the president’s obligation is, is to pick a judicial conservative, and I believe that’s what he’s gonna do. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146439. The vote by the Judiciary Committee reflects the fact that John Roberts is an exceptional nominee with a conservative judicial philosophy – a philosophy that represents mainstream America. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146440. They’re all focusing on how John Roberts is going to decide Roe v. Wade. That isn’t even the right question. I don’t even know of a case in the (court) system that addresses it. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146441. This is the most historic moment in Supreme Court history in our lifetime, no question about it. These are justices who are going to serve for decades. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146442. We can constitutionally extirpate slavery at this time. But if we fail to do this, then unless we intend hereafter to violate the Constitution, we shall have a fugitive slave law in operation whenever the war is over. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146443. We’ve been following Judge Alito’s career over the last 15 years, while he’s been on the Court of Appeals. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146444. We’ve got another nominee coming up, well qualified, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owens has a tremendous reputation, tremendous record, but they are already marshalling their forces to try to stop that nomination. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146445. You are the first President to whom the opportunity was ever offered constitutionally to inaugurate such a day. If you fail us now, you may be the last. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146446. Our public schools began as ministries of the church; now it is time to return them to the Lord. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146447. The Pledge clearly acknowledges the fact that our freedoms in this country come from God, not government. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146448. What if you threw a protest and no one showed up? The lack of angst and anger and emotion is a big positive. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146449. So we need the same strategy, we need young, aggressive judges to be appointed, and that’s what the President has done, but getting them through is the challenge. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146450. I do not mean that you could continue to do this with propriety or even with safety; I merely assert that the power is, in point of fact, in your hands. And for such a power, what a responsibility to God and man! – Jay Alan Sekulow

146451. Our enemies, like the Grecian hero, have one vulnerable point. You have not touched it yet. What should have been their element of weakness has been suffered to remain an element of strength. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146452. It’s now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its new term in a matter of weeks. We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146453. It has always been a great wrong that these men and their families should be held in bondage. We of the North have hitherto acquiesced in it, lest, in the endeavor to redress it in violation of the Constitution, greater evils might ensue. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146454. If you look at Griswold, what you can see is the first time the Court recognized the right to privacy, which ends up becoming ultimately the right to abortion. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146455. If anyone tells you that you cannot legislate morality, remeber that legislation IS morality. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146456. I wouldn’t pretend to tell you we don’t pay our lawyers well. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146457. I think the court will determine that the Faith-Based Initiative that the White House has instituted in the last five years is constitutional, in the context of allowing for broad-based programs to include religious providers. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146458. I don’t think anybody has that crystal ball but the president. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146459. The court has said you are entitled to robust speech on public sidewalks, even insulting speech. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146460. Actually criminal sanctions that are given could be up to five years for violating the rules and regulations under the campaign finance reform. This is like the Alien and Sedition Act of years and years ago, decades ago. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146461. As a private lawyer, I could bill $750 an hour, but I don’t. – Jay Alan Sekulow

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146462. As I read, my suspicion that Jesus might really be the Messiah was confirmed. – Jay Alan Sekulow

146463. When I was a kid, I remember playing hockey outside and whenever you did, you thought about playing for Finland vs. Sweden. That’s just the way it was. – Teemu Selanne

146464. You keep shooting. You hope it goes in, and you smile. – Teemu Selanne

146465. We’ve played with a lot of confidence and that’s been the key so far. Hopefully, we can take more confidence into the playoffs. – Teemu Selanne

146466. I think we have played like a playoff team for some time. We can still do better. The key thing right now is to look forward, not behind you. – Teemu Selanne

146467. Outside the kingdom of the Lord there is no nation which is greater than any other. God and history will remember your judgment. – Haile Selassie

146468. We have finished the job, what shall we do with the tools? – Haile Selassie

146469. It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked. – Haile Selassie

146470. When I entered college, I wasn’t sure what I was going to do. My advisor happened to be from the theater department, and he encouraged me to take some classes there, which I did. – David Selby

146471. Right right, because up to that point I had not been a viewer, and I didn’t know alot about the show, it was all new to me and the cast members were wonderful! – David Selby

146472. The movie wasn’t really derived from Dark Shadows – they developed a whole new script for that particular one. – David Selby

146473. The only thing I wish I had kept were all the peace beads, because in the 1960s people made these and hung them at protests and it was a wonderful thing. – David Selby

146474. The thing of it is though that’s the only way people know you, they see you in that roll and they see you in person and they only know the perception of what you are. – David Selby

146475. We would change out of costume, then we would read the next days script. – David Selby

146476. That’s the reason support for the National Endowment of the Arts is so important. It enables those ventures that aren’t viable commercially to be done. – David Selby

146477. When I was younger I decided I’d hop on the train to New York. – David Selby

146478. When you succeed at creating your own world, whether it’s in any realm – like Tolkien was able to do – and people are able to enter that world, it’s a special thing. – David Selby

146479. One of the reasons I think Dark Shadows still runs is that it’s dependent on nothing else other than a story. – David Selby

146480. We have to provide good teachers, good environment, community involvement with schools. – David Selby

146481. And it was so special, and to tell you the truth that’s how I feel about the whole thing, I mean when I meet someone that has watched the show, and it has brought such joy to them, it just makes you feel so good. – David Selby

146482. The movie, if I recall, didn’t have to do with the television show because there were concerns from everyone that they didn’t want it to be like the TV show. – David Selby

146483. Oh I am trying to remember, we would read the script after we did the show. – David Selby

146484. And I haven’t met too many actors along the way that haven’t told me how much the show has meant to them. It’s one of the reasons they say they are doing what they’re doing, today. – David Selby

146485. But I had no idea that they were going to pull the plug so quickly. – David Selby

146486. I did a lot of personal appearances because I was under contract to ABC. – David Selby

146487. I don’t think they knew exactly where they were going with the character, but they lay those stories out ahead of time, so they had some idea where they wanted it to go. – David Selby

146488. I may have been lucky with some sort of intuition, but I believe in training a great deal. – David Selby

146489. I never found it frustrating not speaking. – David Selby

146490. I think family is very important in West Virginia and has long been so because the mountains made travel difficult in the past, and family members had to depend on each other. – David Selby

146491. I was delighted to have lines when they came – learning lines for film isn’t a problem, but television is a little different, because we shot those shows the whole way through. – David Selby

146492. All I could think of was we were about to start filming for the last final weeks of the TV show and here I am in the hospital, so I missed the final weeks, and a couple days later, sore stomach and all I got on the horse we started filming. – David Selby

146493. No man is the wiser for his learning; it may administer matter to work in, or objects to work upon; but wit and wisdom are born with a man. – John Selden

146494. Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain. – John Selden

146495. Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels. – John Selden

146496. They that govern the most make the least noise. – John Selden

146497. They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I wear all colors but black, then I am superstitious in not wearing black. – John Selden

146498. The world cannot be governed without juggling. – John Selden

146499. Wise people say nothing in dangerous times. – John Selden

146500. Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us. – John Selden

146501. Philosophy is nothing but discretion. – John Selden

146502. Of all actions of a man’s life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life tis most meddled with by other people. – John Selden

146503. It’s not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess. – John Selden

146504. In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them. – John Selden

146505. Idolatry is in a man’s own thought, not in the opinion of another. – John Selden

146506. A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat. – John Selden

146507. Old friends are best. – John Selden

146508. A people that wants to be free must arm itself with a free press. – George Seldes

146509. People think I must have been so talented at an early age, but I don’t know – was it talent or hard work? Who knows? – Monica Seles

146510. You have to want to play it all day, every day to get to the top. – Monica Seles

146511. That’s the key to success, isn’t it? It has to be fun. – Monica Seles

146512. Tennis is so competitive. I guess that’s the way it has to be. – Monica Seles

146513. I never really did Christmas before. Christmas Day? I mean – what’s that? What’s it all about? I was always flying on Christmas Day. – Monica Seles

146514. Tennis has to become everything to you if you’re going to make it to the top. You have to live it. – Monica Seles

146515. You will never have great tennis champions from England because of the cold and dark, but most of all because people only care about the sport for two weeks a year, and then they’re on to something else. There’s just not a great love of the sport there. – Monica Seles

146516. It doesn’t matter who is playing or how old they are. I just worry about what I can control. It doesn’t give me more or less motivation. – Monica Seles

146517. I used to pretend that I was Tom attacking Jerry, who was drawn on the ball. – Monica Seles

146518. I have this terrible dark side to my personality, which playing tennis keeps at bay. – Monica Seles

146519. I did realise more than ever, after the stabbing, that tennis is a business – a tough business. – Monica Seles

146520. Did you know that Christmas Day is absolutely the best day to fly? It is. No crowded airports and crowded planes. I always flew to Australia. That’s what Christmas was for me – a plane journey to the next tournament. – Monica Seles

146521. Madonna has total control over her life, and not many women have that. – Monica Seles

146522. Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people. – Bud Selig

146523. Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth. – Bud Selig

146524. Money has to be put in the way a club feels it should. If you put money in a new ballpark, that helps to generate revenue so you can spend more money. It should be spent to make the club’s operations the best. That will help in the end, and it will mean enhanced payroll. – Bud Selig

146525. St. Louis is closer to Minneapolis than Milwaukee is. – Bud Selig

146526. The greatest country in the history of the world being attacked. So all of this doesn’t mean very much today. – Bud Selig

146527. The one thing we know today is we can’t continue to do business the way we have in the past. – Bud Selig

146528. You mean guys don’t get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street. – Bud Selig

146529. Whenever a snowflake leaves the sky, it turns and turns to say Good-by! – Alexander Selkirk

146530. Our 1 million members across the country will be watching closely to see if the video game industry hides behind a First Amendment veil in order to exploit children for the sake of corporate profit. – Connie Sellecca

146531. There was no language barrier when it came to kids, and when it came to play. – Connie Sellecca

146532. You have to support your children to have a healthy relationship. – Connie Sellecca

146533. Working in the entertainment industry exposes me to every current cosmetic fad. – Connie Sellecca

146534. With the art therapy, as soon as they saw the paper and crayons coming, we couldn’t get it out fast enough. And we told them to draw about the tsunami. – Connie Sellecca

146535. When we distributed the paper and crayons, they were fighting over the blue crayon. Everyone wanted to start with the blue, and that was the water. One drawing shows the trees under water. I was really moved. – Connie Sellecca

146536. When I began my search for the perfect skin care to fight the aging process, I noticed that my sensitive skin was reacting horribly to any product I used. – Connie Sellecca

146537. We had said, it was either all of us or none of us. – Connie Sellecca

146538. We had a one bedroom, one bathroom, one closet apartment with four girls. – Connie Sellecca

146539. We got to this point by constantly perfecting our products. – Connie Sellecca

146540. We got more out of this as a family than we were able to give to the people. – Connie Sellecca

146541. We feel really blessed to have been asked to come here, and to have the opportunity for our family to be able to look into the eyes of these people, and in some way help. – Connie Sellecca

146542. This was all the inspiration it took: We put 100 percent of ourselves in the lines. We personally take care of everything, from fulfillment to answering the mail. – Connie Sellecca

146543. Your allegiance is with your spouse; you cannot break that by showing allegiance to your ex-spouse. – Connie Sellecca

146544. I can’t hear anything, John. Please, would you put on your headphones? – Connie Sellecca

146545. Any time they try to describe the tsunami to us, I am so touched by how high they look in the air, when they explain it with their hands-they go so high. – Connie Sellecca

146546. The particular refugee camp we were in, they were hungry for play, they were hungry for any kind of normalcy. – Connie Sellecca

146547. I believe so much in these products, and it’s really satisfying when you believe in something. – Connie Sellecca

146548. The pictures we saw before we got down here didn’t even touch the reality of what it is like being here. We can be right on the beach with all the devastation and still not be able to imagine what it was like when the wall of water actually came up. – Connie Sellecca

146549. I could only try to comfort the women that I came face-to-face with. I was really moved by how much they wanted to talk, how much they needed to be comforted, and how happy they were that we were there. – Connie Sellecca

146550. I don’t know how I could have an acting career with this. – Connie Sellecca

146551. I was looking for someone to formulate a skin care line I could use. – Connie Sellecca

146552. If you believe in what you’re doing, you’ll be successful. – Connie Sellecca

146553. It is really hard for me to get out of my comfort zone. – Connie Sellecca

146554. One of the cries from the people was, don’t forget us. They have a long road ahead of them. Operation Blessing has found those little fishing towns. They will not be getting what other towns are getting from the government. – Connie Sellecca

146555. The only animals that we test on are the two of us and our kids. – Connie Sellecca

146556. I went through a long period of time in that marriage when I didn’t believe anything was my fault. I had to face what my part was, and only because of that difficult work was I able to trust a man again. – Connie Sellecca

146557. Being here, it is just impossible to imagine what that was like, when the tsunami hit. – Connie Sellecca

146558. I’ve learned by hanging out in Hollywood, where I disagree politically with most people, that most people’s hearts are in the right place, and the only thing we have to argue about is the way to solve the problems. – Tom Selleck

146559. I’ve never reacted well to other people telling me what to do. – Tom Selleck

146560. If you buy an expensive thing and you never use it, I don’t think there’s a point to it. – Tom Selleck

146561. It is scary for an actor when you get hired as a lead. No matter what the plot is, it is your job to do something interesting enough to make them want to get inside the lead character’s head. – Tom Selleck

146562. It’s not that conservatives don’t care. We do. We just have different answers than liberals do. It’s a difference of the mind, not of the heart. – Tom Selleck

146563. Shooting clay targets is a very cleansing experience. It’s very relaxing. It takes a lot of concentration. It’s also very social, since you’re usually shooting with friends. You can talk and forget about almost anything else that’s on your mind. – Tom Selleck

146564. Son, never throw a punch at a redwood. – Tom Selleck

146565. To me, the excitement is in ordering a fine shotgun, going through the process that everybody who has bought one has gone through for 100 years. You order it, you make a significant down payment, and then you wait three or four years for the gun to be custom-made for you. – Tom Selleck

146566. You know I grew up watching the TV series The Rifleman. – Tom Selleck

146567. There was a time I could have been mistaken for Burt Reynolds. I had a moustache and so did he. But he was the number one star in the world, so there wasn’t really much confusion. – Tom Selleck

146568. You know, there’s so much imitation and so much pandering in Hollywood. – Tom Selleck

146569. I don’t feel the obligation to have a big explosion in the first 20 seconds so the audience doesn’t turn on another channel. We are trying to make something that looks like a feature film that was bought for television and I think we are succeeding. – Tom Selleck

146570. I think a lot of Magnum was me. – Tom Selleck

146571. Which to this day is a source of enormous guilt, because I left with three classes to go in the business school to sign a contract with 20th Century Fox. – Tom Selleck

146572. And besides, because of all she has accomplished, Barbara Jordan has always been a hero of mine. – Tom Selleck

146573. But, you know there’s a lot of westerns – not that they were bad – it’s just that they can be remade because they’re great stories that aren’t indelible in an audience’s mind when it comes to both the cast and the story. – Tom Selleck

146574. Having had that experience… I think, what modern culture wants to see is the relationship with the woman. I don’t think you can tell a story on film nowadays where the woman simply is there for the man when he decides to settle down. – Tom Selleck

146575. I feel the other element of a western is the land, which is very important in this movie. I mean the land is another character in the piece, actually. – Tom Selleck

146576. I guess after Dances With Wolves they probably tried some derivative westerns, and if they didn’t work, they said the western is dead and moved on to something else. – Tom Selleck

146577. I had a strong, really good upbringing, not puritanical. – Tom Selleck

146578. I live a pretty simple life. – Tom Selleck

146579. I praise CBS for taking a risk, which is always the price you pay for opportunity. This is not standard movie of the week storytelling. I think movies of the week have fallen into a niche and that isn’t my niche. – Tom Selleck

146580. I realized I really liked the screen. I knew it was a challenge, but I wasn’t afraid of risk. – Tom Selleck

146581. Do you like my suit? I think this is an amazing suit, don’t you think? – Tom Selleck

146582. There is no me. I do not exist. There used to be a me but I had it surgically removed. – Peter Sellers

146583. If you ask me to play myself, I will not know what to do. I do not know who or what I am. – Peter Sellers

146584. Women are more difficult to handle than men. It’s their minds. – Peter Sellers

146585. There used to be a real me, but I had it surgically removed. – Peter Sellers

146586. I feel ghostly unreal until I become somebody else again on the screen. – Peter Sellers

146587. Finally, in conclusion, let me say just this. – Peter Sellers

146588. I’m a classic example of all humorists – only funny when I’m working. – Peter Sellers

146589. Conversation like television set on honeymoon… unnecessary. – Peter Sellers

146590. To see me as a person on screen would be one of the dullest experiences you could ever wish to experience. – Peter Sellers

146591. Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise. – Hans Selye

146592. Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. – Hans Selye

146593. As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation. – Hans Selye

146594. Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older. – Hans Selye

146595. If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions. – Hans Selye

146596. Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it. – Hans Selye

146597. You think you know her. Just wait and see the change. I’ll have her trained in no time. – David O. Selznick

146598. Thank God for your mother. – David O. Selznick

146599. The little religion that I have clung to-that what matters most is the continuity of life, and its improvement from one generation to another. – David O. Selznick

146600. The success of a production depends on the attention paid to detail. – David O. Selznick

146601. There are only two classes – first class and no class. – David O. Selznick

146602. They’re stealing my ideas. They’re imitating my shots. – David O. Selznick

146603. This dame keeps dragging me into the bushes. Keep your eye open, you may have to rescue me. – David O. Selznick

146604. Why do you knock yourself out? Take it easy. – David O. Selznick

146605. She has good instincts, but wrong judgments. She’ll rue the day. – David O. Selznick

146606. If and when we get married, only a completely opposite system will prevail. – David O. Selznick

146607. Under no circumstances would it be right for me to go with MGM. Irene shares my opinion. – David O. Selznick

146608. If you sit down with me, I guarantee I will accept any terms you offer for a contract. – David O. Selznick

146609. I’m so depressed. Christmas is the worst of all. Holidays are terrible, worse than Sundays. I get melancholia. – David O. Selznick

146610. I never ate of the grapes nor feared of the eruptions. – David O. Selznick

146611. I don’t think I’m going to do any good work this morning. – David O. Selznick

146612. I cannot permit you to disrupt the Paramount schedule. – David O. Selznick

146613. I can feel that the world this day is different than all the days of our lives before. – David O. Selznick

146614. Even this vein of writing is so foreign to me that I am amazed. – David O. Selznick

146615. At this rate, I’ll live forever. – David O. Selznick

146616. If you’re not accurate, you’ll cause untold trouble. – David O. Selznick

146617. It’s all right; it’s not so much fun any more. – David O. Selznick

146618. I’d like to grow very old as slowly as possible. – Irene Mayer Selznick

146619. The Internet and Yahoo are firmly established as ‘must buys’ for brand advertising. – Terry Semel

146620. There is nothing to be embarrassed about being profitable. – Terry Semel

146621. Sometimes, on a personal level, I wince. – Terry Semel

146622. I myself am a builder and get totally excited about building Yahoo! as a brand and building it into a bigger and better company. That’s what I intend to do. – Terry Semel

146623. I don’t think that Yahoo or any other Internet company should try to become a television network. We will be nowhere if we have to create our own content. – Terry Semel

146624. Yahoo! is the only company with both scale and leadership in branded and search advertising. – Terry Semel

146625. Our new attitude is how can we put you in front of our customer. – Terry Semel

146626. I was born in a University campus and seem to have lived all my life in one campus or another. – Amartya Sen

146627. While I am interested both in economics and in philosophy, the union of my interests in the two fields far exceeds their intersection. – Amartya Sen

146628. When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an opportunity to do something immediate and practical about my old obsessions, including literacy, basic health care and gender equity, aimed specifically at India and Bangladesh. – Amartya Sen

146629. The student community of Presidency College was also politically most active. – Amartya Sen

146630. The curriculum of the school did not neglect India’s cultural, analytical and scientific heritage, but was very involved also with the rest of the world. – Amartya Sen

146631. It is also very engaging – and a delight – to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work. – Amartya Sen

146632. I left Delhi, in 1971, shortly after Collective Choice and Social Welfare was published in 1970. – Amartya Sen

146633. I have not had any serious non-academic job. – Amartya Sen

146634. From the mid-1970s, I also started work on the causation and prevention of famines. – Amartya Sen

146635. But the idea that I should be a teacher and a researcher of some sort did not vary over the years. – Amartya Sen

146636. People’s identities as Indians, as Asians, or as members of the human race, seemed to give way – quite suddenly – to sectarian identification with Hindu, Muslim, or Sikh communities. – Amartya Sen

146637. We want to see all demonstrations stopped. – Hun Sen

146638. The trial organized with U.N. participation of some kind will be for crimes committed by Khmer Rouge leaders from 1975 to 1979. That’s it. – Hun Sen

146639. Yet, our achievements also mask many continuing failings and seem to expose more future dangers. – Hun Sen

146640. We have lost the art of sharing and caring. – Hun Sen

146641. Pol Pot will surrender, be captured or commit suicide. – Hun Sen

146642. Peace, so elusive in the past many decades, now finally prevails all over the country. – Hun Sen

146643. Cambodia possesses now the rights to look far into the future and everything for making a future construction is waiting for the Cambodian own efforts. – Hun Sen

146644. Let me reassure that the Kingdom of Cambodia a country with independence, neutrality, peace, freedom, democracy and human rights as you all have seen, shall be existing with no end. – Hun Sen

146645. The lessons of the past should steer us towards ensuring lasting legacies for generations yet to be born. – Hun Sen

146646. There must be more to life than having everything. – Maurice Sendak

146647. You cannot write for children They’re much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them. – Maurice Sendak

146648. Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that are called evils, to surrender to them our freedom, in defiance of which we ought to face any suffering. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146649. Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146650. Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146651. Success consecrates the most offensive crimes. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146652. Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146653. So live with men as if God saw you and speak to God, as if men heard you. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146654. Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146655. That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146656. Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146657. The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146658. Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other; yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely; for science is but one. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146659. That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146660. The approach of liberty makes even an old man brave. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146661. See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146662. The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146663. Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146664. The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146665. The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146666. The first and greatest punishment of the sinner is the conscience of sin. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146667. The first step in a person’s salvation is knowledge of their sin. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146668. The greatest remedy for anger is delay. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146669. The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146670. Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146671. Modesty forbids what the law does not. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146672. Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146673. Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146674. No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146675. No man enjoys the true taste of life, but he who is ready and willing to quit it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146676. No man was ever wise by chance. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146677. No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146678. No one is laughable who laughs at himself. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146679. Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146680. Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146681. Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146682. Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146683. Nothing is void of God, his work is everywhere his full of himself. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146684. One crime has to be concealed by another. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146685. One must steer, not talk. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146686. One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146687. The way is long if one follows precepts, but short… if one follows patterns. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146688. Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146689. The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146690. Precepts or maxims are of great weight; and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can’t find. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146691. No untroubled day has ever dawned for me. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146692. When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146693. We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146694. We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146695. What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146696. What is true belongs to me! – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146697. What nature requires is obtainable, and within easy reach. It is for the superfluous we sweat. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146698. Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146699. Whatever is well said by another, is mine. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146700. Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146701. The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man… It is more powerful than external circumstances. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146702. When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146703. We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146704. Whenever the speech is corrupted so is the mind. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146705. Where fear is, happiness is not. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146706. Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146707. While we are postponing, life speeds by. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146708. Why do I not seek some real good; one which I could feel, not one which I could display? – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146709. Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146710. Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life – in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146711. You learn to know a pilot in a storm. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146712. You must live for another if you wish to live for yourself. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146713. When an author is too meticulous about his style, you may presume that his mind is frivolous and his content flimsy. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146714. There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146715. The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146716. May be is very well, but Must is the master. It is my duty to show justice without recompense. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146717. The things hardest to bear are sweetest to remember. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146718. The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146719. The wish for healing has always been half of health. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146720. There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146721. There is a noble manner of being poor, and who does not know it will never be rich. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146722. There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146723. There is no delight in owning anything unshared. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146724. We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146725. There is no person so severely punished, as those who subject themselves to the whip of their own remorse. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146726. We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146727. There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146728. Those who boast of their descent, brag on what they owe to others. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146729. Time discovers truth. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146730. To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146731. To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146732. True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146733. True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146734. We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146735. The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146736. There is no great genius without some touch of madness. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146737. Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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146738. Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146739. Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146740. Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146741. Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146742. Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146743. Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146744. Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146745. Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146746. For greed all nature is too little. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146747. Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146748. Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146749. Do everything as in the eye of another. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146750. Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146751. Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146752. Every guilty person is his own hangman. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146753. Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146754. Every reign must submit to a greater reign. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146755. Every sin is the result of a collaboration. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146756. Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature. Everything is organic and living, and therefore the whole world appears to be a living organism. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146757. Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146758. Crime when it succeeds is called virtue. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146759. A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146760. The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146761. Love in its essence is spiritual fire. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146762. A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146763. A great fortune is a great slavery. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146764. A great mind becomes a great fortune. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146765. A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146766. A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146767. A large part of mankind is angry not with the sins, but with the sinners. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146768. A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146769. As long as you live, keep learning how to live. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146770. A person’s fears are lighter when the danger is at hand. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146771. As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146772. A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146773. A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146774. A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer’s hand. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146775. A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146776. All art is but imitation of nature. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146777. All cruelty springs from weakness. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146778. Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146779. Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146780. For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146781. A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146782. It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146783. Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146784. In war there is no prize for runner-up. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146785. In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146786. It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146787. It is another’s fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146788. It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146789. It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146790. It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146791. It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146792. If you would judge, understand. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146793. It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146794. If you wished to be loved, love. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146795. It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146796. It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146797. It makes a great deal of difference whether one wills not to sin or has not the knowledge to sin. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146798. It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146799. Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146800. Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146801. Life is warfare. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146802. Life, if well lived, is long enough. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146803. Life’s like a play: it’s not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146804. Light troubles speak; the weighty are struck dumb. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146805. It is quality rather than quantity that matters. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146806. He who is brave is free. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146807. God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146808. A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146809. Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146810. He has committed the crime who profits by it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146811. He that does good to another does good also to himself. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146812. He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146813. Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146814. He who has great power should use it lightly. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146815. Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146816. Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146817. I don’t consider myself bald, I’m just taller than my hair. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146818. I don’t trust liberals, I trust conservatives. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146819. I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146820. I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146821. I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open? – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146822. If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146823. If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146824. If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146825. If you judge, investigate. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146826. He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

146827. Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life. – Seneca

146828. While we teach, we learn. – Seneca

146829. We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing. – Seneca

146830. Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life. – Seneca

146831. Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Seneca

146832. Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. – Seneca

146833. Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones. – Seneca

146834. Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures. – Seneca

146835. Value denotes a relation reciprocally existing between two objects, and the precise relation which it denotes is the quantity of the one which can be obtained in exchange for a given quantity of the other. – Nassau William Senior

146836. We propose in the following Treatise to give an outline of the Science which treats of the Nature, the Production, and the Distribution of Wealth. To that Science we give the name of Political Economy. – Nassau William Senior

146837. The time I trust will come, perhaps within the lives of some of us, when the outline of this science will be clearly made out and generally recognised, when its nomenclature will be fixed, and its principles form a part of elementary instruction. – Nassau William Senior

146838. The payment made by a manufacturer to a patentee for the privilege of using the patent process, is usually termed, in commercial language, a rent; and under the same head must be ranked all extraordinary qualities of body and mind. – Nassau William Senior

146839. The first, or theoretic branch, that which explains the nature, production, and distribution of wealth, will be found to rest on a very few general propositions, which are the result of observation, or consciousness. – Nassau William Senior

146840. The confounding Political Economy with the Sciences and Arts to which it is subservient, has been one of the principal obstacles to its improvement. – Nassau William Senior

146841. That the powers of labour, and of the other instruments which produce wealth, may be indefinitely increased by using their products as the means of further production. – Nassau William Senior

146842. That every person is desirous to obtain, with as little sacrifice as possible, as much as possible of the articles of wealth. – Nassau William Senior

146843. Our object in these remarks has been not only to account for the slow progress which has as yet been made by Political Economy, and to suggest means by which its advancement may be accelerated, but also to warn the reader of the nature of the following Treatise. – Nassau William Senior

146844. One of the worst of errors would be the general admission of the proposition that a Government has no right to interfere for any purpose except for that of affording protection. – Nassau William Senior

146845. But that the reasoning from these facts, the drawing from them correct conclusions, is a matter of great difficulty, may be inferred from the imperfect state in which the Science is now found after it has been so long and so intensely studied. – Nassau William Senior

146846. The business of a Political Economist is neither to recommend nor to dissuade, but to state general principles, which it is fatal to neglect, but neither advisable, nor perhaps practicable, to use as the sole, or even the principal, guides in the actual conduct of affairs. – Nassau William Senior

146847. With respect to the first of these obstacles, it has often been made a matter of grave complaint against Political Economists, that they confine their attention to Wealth, and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue. – Nassau William Senior

146848. Women – always in trouble with them, but can’t live without them. – Ayrton Senna

146849. On a given day, a given circumstance, you think you have a limit. – Ayrton Senna

146850. Racing, competing, it’s in my blood. It’s part of me, it’s part of my life; I have been doing it all my life and it stands out above everything else. – Ayrton Senna

146851. The danger sensation is exciting. The challenge is to find new dangers. – Ayrton Senna

146852. Then suddenly something just kicked me. I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different atmosphere than you normally are. My immediate reaction was to back off, slow down. – Ayrton Senna

146853. There are no small accidents on this circuit. – Ayrton Senna

146854. These things bring you to reality as to how fragile you are; at the same moment you are doing something that nobody else is able to do. The same moment that you are seen as the best, the fastest and somebody that cannot be touched, you are enormously fragile. – Ayrton Senna

146855. Wealthy men can’t live in an island that is encircled by poverty. We all breathe the same air. We must give a chance to everyone, at least a basic chance. – Ayrton Senna

146856. Winning is the most important. Everything is consequence of that. – Ayrton Senna

146857. You must take the compromise to win, or else nothing. That means: you race or you do not. – Ayrton Senna

146858. Of course there are moments that you wonder how long you should be doing it because there are other aspects which are not nice, of this lifestyle. But I just love winning. – Ayrton Senna

146859. I was already on pole, then by half a second and then one second and I just kept going. Suddenly I was nearly two seconds faster than anybody else, including my team mate with the same car. – Ayrton Senna

146860. When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough. – Ayrton Senna

146861. Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose. – Ayrton Senna

146862. And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high. – Ayrton Senna

146863. It was like I was in a tunnel. Not only the tunnel under the hotel but the whole circuit was a tunnel. I was just going and going, more and more and more and more. I was way over the limit but still able to find even more. – Ayrton Senna

146864. Because in a split second, it’s gone. – Ayrton Senna

146865. My biggest error? Something that is to happen yet. – Ayrton Senna

146866. Fear is exciting for me. – Ayrton Senna

146867. I continuously go further and further learning about my own limitations, my body limitation, psychological limitations. It’s a way of life for me. – Ayrton Senna

146868. I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence. – Ayrton Senna

146869. You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood. – Ayrton Senna

146870. If you have God on your side, everything becomes clear. – Ayrton Senna

146871. It’s going to be a season with lots of accidents, and I’ll risk saying that we’ll be lucky if something really serious doesn’t happen. – Ayrton Senna

146872. Money is a strange business. People who haven’t got it aim it strongly. People who have are full of troubles. – Ayrton Senna

146873. I don’t know driving in another way which isn’t risky. Each one has to improve himself. Each driver has its limit. My limit is a little bit further than other’s. – Ayrton Senna

146874. And suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was driving it by a kind of instinct, only I was in a different dimension. – Ayrton Senna

146875. There are over 500,000 registered sex offenders across the country, and statistics have shown that the recidivism rate for those criminals is high. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146876. Moreover, from reforming the tax code to our immigration system, to commonsense legal reform, President Bush put America on notice that he will continue fighting to make the country, and the world, a better place for future generations. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146877. Sadly, this problem of steroid use is not isolated to baseball. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146878. Several professional athletes have wrongly taught many young Americans by example that the only way to succeed in sports is to take steroids. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146879. Since September 11th, federal terrorism investigations have resulted in charges against more than 400 suspects, and more than half of them have been convicted. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146880. Terrorists continue to exploit divisions between law enforcement and the intelligence communities that limit the sharing of vital counterterrorism information. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146881. These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146882. It is essential that we put an end to steroid abuse and set a better example for aspiring young athletes to follow, so that some day, when they make it in the All Star Game, it will be because of their own natural talents, and not because of a performance enhancing product. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146883. The elections that have taken place in these countries are a reflection of the lure of Democracy, and the resilience of our men and women in uniform who helped bring freedom to many who never knew what the word truly meant. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146884. After the last two years of springtime gas price spikes, nearly everyone in Southeast Wisconsin understands that something is wrong with our gasoline regulation and supply system. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146885. It is all too evident that our nation, and the governments of other countries, require all the help they can get in order to fight the War on Terrorism against people who have no qualms about taking the lives of innocent men, women, and children. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146886. Baseball has long been a national pastime that many Americans have cherished. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146887. Congress first took action against steroids by passing The Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146888. Despite reforms in steroid control, serious problems still occur in and out of baseball. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146889. Despite the state of denial exhibited by most Democrats, Americans all across the nation acknowledge that changes are necessary to preserve Social Security for today’s younger workers. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146890. Football, basketball, and the Olympic sports all have their problems with banned substances. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146891. For too long, opponents of the PATRIOT Act have transformed this law into a grossly distorted caricature that bears no relation to the legislation itself. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146892. In a sad twist of fate, the bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act was debated on the floor of the House of Representatives the same day that terrorists struck again. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146893. In the first State of the Union of his second term, President Bush made clear to Americans tonight that he is not going to play the role of a lame duck President. – Jim Sensenbrenner

146894. Then Christ shall be clothed with all the beauty of the elect as if with a long tunic variously adorned, in which He shall shine as if covered with all manner of precious stones. – Saint Bonaventure Sequoyah

146895. He shall sit solitary by avoiding the company of men, he shall hold his peace by meditating upon the joys of heaven, and he has risen above his state by tasting celestial delights. – Saint Bonaventure Sequoyah

146896. For yesterday and for all tomorrows, we dance the best we know. – Kate Seredy

146897. I make money using my brains and lose money listening to my heart. But in the long run my books balance pretty well. – Kate Seredy

146898. Kill the snake of doubt in your soul, crush the worms of fear in your heart and mountains will move out of your way. – Kate Seredy

146899. There are hurts so deep that one cannot reach them or heal them with words. – Kate Seredy

146900. I just like the idea of this creature or a being on the roof, you know? It’s kind of spooky. – Will Sergeant

146901. You go through these little phases and fads, and it never turns out the way you think it’s going to turn out. – Will Sergeant

146902. I don’t really go for the swagger thing too much. – Will Sergeant

146903. There are a thousand weird untold stories in the Australian film industry, this has been one of them. – Yahoo Serious

146904. Movies are usually difficult, often insane, constantly challenging and always strangely amusing to make. – Yahoo Serious

146905. My background was art school, documentary director and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of life threatening stupidity. – Yahoo Serious

146906. Now both my films have been number one at the Australian box office and it took about two years just to get the finance for this film, so if it’s hard for me then God help everyone else. – Yahoo Serious

146907. So we have to be careful because if you don’t protect your culture you won’t have it for very long. – Yahoo Serious

146908. The American formula things are out there but they don’t have any stories to tell – we have all the stories to tell – but they’re all formula. – Yahoo Serious

146909. The journey of your first movie is not just beyond belief it can be truly beyond satire. – Yahoo Serious

146910. All the jokes in my films, the comedy, they’re not me, I just try to hold a big mirror up to us. – Yahoo Serious

146911. Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you’ll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It’s a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office. – Yahoo Serious

146912. Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we’d finally cobbled together our low budget film. – Yahoo Serious

146913. We cheer everyone who goes off to Hollywood and tells American stories but telling Australian stories is the greatest thing you can do. – Yahoo Serious

146914. We live in a time where government is not a leadership thing, it’s more a business that’s out there and running riot, so I guess the people have to go out there and say stuff. – Yahoo Serious

146915. We’ve got so many stories to tell, you know, we could take on the world. – Yahoo Serious

146916. You go overseas and people are oppressed and scared and worried but we’re not like that… we’re more like my films and how people come out at the end of seeing them – they feel good. – Yahoo Serious

146917. While the eyes of the world will be on us let’s show everyone that we have a great sense of humour. – Yahoo Serious

146918. Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts. – Yahoo Serious

146919. The obsession required to see a feature through from concept to release is not a rational thing to do with your brief time on this planet. Nor is it something to which an intelligent person should aspire. – Yahoo Serious

146920. I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn’t want to give creative control to overseas ’cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you’re sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn’t matter who comes up with the ideas, it’s a collaboration. – Yahoo Serious

146921. Making your first feature film is actually impossible. – Yahoo Serious

146922. Australians don’t have a preconceived notion of what things have to be… we can go on a fantastic journey. – Yahoo Serious

146923. Find your own specific voice in filmmaking and go for it. Either people will get it or they won’t and that’s what it’s all about. – Yahoo Serious

146924. Getting your screenplay right is the most important thing you’ll ever do on your film. – Yahoo Serious

146925. I don’t know what it means to be out there against the Olympics. – Yahoo Serious

146926. Can you imagine what it would be like if all the Aussie film talent was able to make Australian stories? – Yahoo Serious

146927. I kind of worry about that a little bit – we lost our film culture for 30 years because the Americans came in and bought up all the cinema chains and wouldn’t show any Australian films. – Yahoo Serious

146928. I support all Australian films. – Yahoo Serious

146929. If government and media and all of us in the Australian tribe got together, and the rock industry, we’d just be the greatest cultural force the world has ever seen – we’re such an amazing race. – Yahoo Serious

146930. In 1905 Albert discovered Relativity, in 1906 he invented Rock and Roll. – Yahoo Serious

146931. In a kind of a way there’s a bit of that happening now so we have to be careful to preserve our culture. – Yahoo Serious

146932. It was always easy for me. I was born very rich and lucky. – Yahoo Serious

146933. It’s an infinite creative universe to explore so why chase conservative options? – Yahoo Serious

146934. It’s because we are so flooded with American culture that we’re startled when we see ourselves up there on the screen. – Yahoo Serious

146935. Hollywood is horrible… it’s beyond satire. – Yahoo Serious

146936. Some people possess talent, others are possessed by it. When that happens, a talent becomes a curse. – Rod Serling

146937. There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on. – Rod Serling

146938. There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition. – Rod Serling

146939. There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy. – Rod Serling

146940. It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears. – Rod Serling

146941. It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper. – Rod Serling

146942. Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull. – Rod Serling

146943. Imagination… its limits are only those of the mind itself. – Rod Serling

146944. I’m retarded – I mean I’m retired. – Frank Serpico

146945. The fight for justice against corruption is never easy. It never has been and never will be. It exacts a toll on our self, our families, our friends, and especially our children. In the end, I believe, as in my case, the price we pay is well worth holding on to our dignity. – Frank Serpico

146946. Today it is becoming harder to speak out, with the inception of the Patriot Act, the president has legislated free speech to be a crime. – Frank Serpico

146947. Thank God I arrived the day before yesterday, the first of the month, at this port of San Diego, truly a fine one, and not without reason called famous. – Junipero Serra

146948. The tract through which we passed is generally very good land, with plenty of water; and there, as well as here, the country is neither rocky nor overrun with brush-wood. – Junipero Serra

146949. We have seen Indians in immense numbers, and all those on this coast of the Pacific contrive to make a good subsistence on various seeds, and by fishing. – Junipero Serra

146950. We found on our journey, as well as in the place where we stopped, that they treated us with as much confidence and good-will as if they had known us all their lives. – Junipero Serra

146951. The people got daily worse from the cold and the bad water, and they must all have perished if they had not discovered the port about the time they did. – Junipero Serra

146952. Here I found those who had set out before me, both by sea and land, except those who have died. – Junipero Serra

146953. As, however, the port in reality lies in thirty-two degrees thirty-four minutes, according to the observations that have been made, they went much beyond it, thus making the voyage much longer than was necessary. – Junipero Serra

146954. Here are also the two vessels, but the San Carlos without sailors, all having died of the scurvy, except two. – Junipero Serra

146955. Father Fernando did every thing in his power to assist the sick; and although he arrived much reduced in flesh, he did not become ill, and is now well. – Junipero Serra

146956. We found vines of a large size, and in some cases quite loaded with grapes; we also found an abundance of roses, which appeared to be like those of Castile. – Junipero Serra

146957. I pray God may preserve your health and life many years. – Junipero Serra

146958. If you get it out into the urban field it’s going to be used or misused but it’ll also probably provide a way of people acknowledging what the aesthetic is about because people have to confront it every day. – Richard Serra

146959. Work out of your work. Don’t work out of anybody else’s work. – Richard Serra

146960. They’ve also, the government’s decided now, what sexual content is. – Richard Serra

146961. The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you become a master rigger but there’s no book on rigging. – Richard Serra

146962. The thing about coming back to the Bay Area, it’s like coming home for me. – Richard Serra

146963. Now when you have administrators deciding what sexuality is, and what’s a taboo and what’s not in terms of content, you got guys, like, Trent Lott who equates homosexuality with a disease. – Richard Serra

146964. I used to eat lunch with Billy Wilder when I first came out here. – Richard Serra

146965. I thought Out of Action was better as a catalogue than the honeycomb because the honeycomb was like walking into one compartment and then another compartment. – Richard Serra

146966. I think you always have to find where the boundary is in relation to the context in order to be able to kind of articulate how you want the space to interact with the viewer. – Richard Serra

146967. Basically, what you really want to do is try to engage the viewer’s body relation to his thinking and walking and looking, without being overly heavy-handed about it. – Richard Serra

146968. On the other hand, if there’s an underlying core of poetry that I go to, I go to the sea. I’ve lived on the sea all my life. I live on the sea in Cape Breton. – Richard Serra

146969. I think this, I think basically I’m not interested in people following my work or making work like my work. – Richard Serra

146970. And certainly the history of public sculpture has been disastrous but that doesn’t mean it ought not to continue and the only way it even has a chance to continue is if the work gets out into the public. – Richard Serra

146971. But I don’t think of any particular viewer in mind other than myself. – Richard Serra

146972. But I’ll try to immerse myself in as many of the formal characteristics of site as possible in the landscape. – Richard Serra

146973. But what does interest me is the notion that if you do a lot of work it means there’s a potential for other people to understand that a lot of things are possible with a sustained effort and that the broadening of experiences is possible and I think that’s all art can be. – Richard Serra

146974. But you have to take all of those things, you have to take into consideration the paths, the roadways, how much cloud cover there is, how much foliage cover there is, whether there are streams, all of that comes into play. – Richard Serra

146975. I started working for Bethlehem Steel when I was about 16 during the summers. – Richard Serra

146976. I think different people have different problems and different relations to the exhibition of their work. – Richard Serra

146977. Unfortunately, the Church’s position on most contemporary issues makes it hard to take them seriously. – Andres Serrano

146978. My work is intensely personal. – Andres Serrano

146979. I usually refer to myself as Hispanic. – Andres Serrano

146980. In my work, I explore my own Catholic obsessions. – Andres Serrano

146981. My use of the medium – photography – is in some ways traditional. – Andres Serrano

146982. My work has social implications, it functions in a social arena. – Andres Serrano

146983. I think if the Vatican is smart, someday they’ll collect my work. – Andres Serrano

146984. I am drawn to Christ but I have real problems with the Catholic Church. – Andres Serrano

146985. Oftentimes we love the thing we hate and vice versa. – Andres Serrano

146986. One of the things that I am happy about in my life as an artist is that I am not considered a Hispanic artist. – Andres Serrano

146987. Some people have compared the Klan images to ecclesiastical figures. – Andres Serrano

146988. Whenever possible, I operate outside the system. – Andres Serrano

146989. I like to believe that rather than destroy icons, I make new ones. – Andres Serrano

146990. People have to find ways of explaining the work. – Andres Serrano

146991. I am an artist first and a photographer second. – Andres Serrano

146992. I like the aesthetics of the Church. – Andres Serrano

146993. I don’t think that because I am Hispanic I should therefore do Hispanic work. – Andres Serrano

146994. An artist is nothing without his or her obsessions, and I have mine. – Andres Serrano

146995. Being born, especially being born a person of color, is a political act in itself. – Andres Serrano

146996. I am just an artist. – Andres Serrano

146997. I have always felt that I am the sum total of my parts. – Andres Serrano

146998. I have always felt that my work is religious, not sacrilegious. – Andres Serrano

146999. I have never been able to see myself as fitting into one category, and I have never been able to limit my contact with people to one group of people. – Andres Serrano

147000. I have never voted in my life. – Andres Serrano

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