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180000 famous quotes part 150 – 149001 to 150000

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180000 famous quotes part 150 – 149001 to 150000

149001. You’ve done it in the simulator so many times, you don’t have a real sense of being excited when the flight is going on. You’re excited before, but as soon as the liftoff occurs, you are busy doing what you have to do. – Alan Shepard

149002. The excitement really didn’t start to build until the trailer – which was carrying me, with a space suit with ventilation and all that sort of stuff – pulled up to the launch pad. – Alan Shepard

149003. You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft. – Alan Shepard

149004. If you think you know everything and think you’ve done everything, I know you’re an idiot. – John C. Shepard

149005. The world is filled with air bases. – John C. Shepard

149006. Democracy’s a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it’s no longer democracy, is it? It’s something else. It may be an inch away from totalitarianism. – Sam Shepard

149007. Film acting is really the trick of doing moments. You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds. You really earn your spurs acting onstage. I needed to do that for myself. I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play. – Sam Shepard

149008. I didn’t go out of my way to get into this movie stuff. I think of myself as a writer. – Sam Shepard

149009. I feel like I’ve never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country, to this country, and yet I don’t know exactly where I fit in… There’s always this kind of nostalgia for a place, a place where you can reckon with yourself. – Sam Shepard

149010. I’m a writer. The more I act, the more resistance I have to it. If you accept work in a movie, you accept to be entrapped for a certain part of time, but you know you’re getting out. I’m also earning enough to keep my horses, buying some time to write. – Sam Shepard

149011. Sides are being divided now. It’s very obvious. So if you’re on the other side of the fence, you’re suddenly anti-American. It’s breeding fear of being on the wrong side. – Sam Shepard

149012. You can’t make a living as a playwright. You can barely scrape by. – Sam Shepard

149013. In regard of the rich grace and wisdom of his love toward his people; for who sees not, but that it is a curse to be unready as these foolish virgins, who were therefore shut out. – Thomas Shepard

149014. That though thou seest it no great matter to be separated from Christ now, yet when the heavens shall be in a flaming fire, and the earth shall give up the dead that be in it. – Thomas Shepard

149015. There is a number among us, young and old, of all sorts almost among us, that swarm up and down towns, and woods, and fields, whose care and work hitherto hath been like bees, only to get honey to their own hive. – Thomas Shepard

149016. I had to lie so much about sex, first when I was 15, because I wasn’t supposed to be having it. And then when I got older, I lied to everybody I was having sex with, so I could have sex with other people. – Cybill Sheperd

149017. It may be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong – but that is the way to bet. – Cybill Sheperd

149018. No man bosses me around, and no man ever will. – Cybill Sheperd

149019. You know, women have a history of just being – we’ve been told all our lives not to say – in the fifties you couldn’t say birth or even be pregnant hardly on television – and then gradually things have changed. – Cybill Shepherd

149020. And if doctor says that you don’t have IBS with constipation, you might want to get a second opinion, because I had doctors that were telling me… of course, a lot of this has to do with science – progressing. – Cybill Shepherd

149021. I did many interviews, and went out and talked to many people and went to rallies. It was the same thing with menopause. I traveled around the country on talk shows and talking to women about. – Cybill Shepherd

149022. I know you are going to be embarrassed. We’re all embarrassed by it, but to hide the embarrassment… silence has never protected women or helped them. We need to talk about it more with our, you know – whoever – our friends, our family. – Cybill Shepherd

149023. I think the measure of your success to a certain extent will be the amount of things written about you that aren’t true. – Cybill Shepherd

149024. It’s hard for women to talk about these things, and for the doctors to really talk about it too, and to even have the knowledge of what’s going on. That’s why I’m doing this and urging women to speak out and talk to their doctors frankly. – Cybill Shepherd

149025. It’s okay to talk about birth, okay – then menstruation. I first started my advocacy for women’s health in the field of reproductive freedom, and the next stage would be bringing menopause out of the closet. – Cybill Shepherd

149026. When I’m saying hysteria, I’m referring to Freud, because all the women were coming to him with symptoms and seeking help, and he just called it hysteria. – Cybill Shepherd

149027. They showed this one beautiful picture of me recently and they had all the things that I had done. I thought it was a great compliment for everybody to think I’ve had plastic surgery. – Cybill Shepherd

149028. I had been an eyewitness to a truly historic moment in American pop culture. – Jean Shepherd

149029. I’ve met them down in the Cost and Accounting Department, clean-shaven and in white collars. They can’t see a damn thing ridiculous about themselves… only about you. – Jean Shepherd

149030. That reminds me of something that happened to me when I was a kid. – Jean Shepherd

149031. The hand of fate had dipped into the ragbag of humanity. – Jean Shepherd

149032. I like doing things the old way. – Kenny W. Shepherd

149033. There is just a major difference between the sound of analog tape and digital tape. – Kenny W. Shepherd

149034. Black music has become a commercial commodity. Live performances are not so accessible as they were previously. It use to be possible to go to the bar on the corner and hear music. It was available for a fifteen cent beer. – Archie Shepp

149035. You get a show where people are jumping up and dancing, but it’s not a critical event in the sense of profound catharsis. Essentially it’s celebratory. – Archie Shepp

149036. Yes, the audience is so important to Negro music, especially the element of call and response. – Archie Shepp

149037. Today, music is visual. – Archie Shepp

149038. So, rap has that quality, for youth anyway; it’s a kind of blues element. It’s physical, almost gymnastic. It speaks to you organically. Rap grows out of what young people really are today, not only black youth, but white – everybody. – Archie Shepp

149039. Rap actually took root in the Negro community, and then in the Hispanic community, long before it impacted on the larger American community as a whole. – Archie Shepp

149040. Negro music and culture are intrinsically improvisational, existential. Nothing is sacred. After a decade, a musical idea, no matter how innovative, is threatened. – Archie Shepp

149041. It was a particularly interesting and exciting time, and the European political and artistic establishment was turned on by the Civil Rights Movement and the artistic revolution that was becoming a part of jazz. – Archie Shepp

149042. In rap music, even though the element of poetry is very strong, so is the element of the drum, the implication of the dance. Without the beat, its commercial value would certainly be more tenuous. – Archie Shepp

149043. I find that here in the States, audiences are generally less knowledgeable, from the cognitive point of view, though they are emotionally more receptive. – Archie Shepp

149044. And when I met Cecil Taylor it was a complete transformation of musical identities. All the tenets that I had grown up with were thrown out the window. – Archie Shepp

149045. A whole generation of young whites have involved themselves with traditional Negro music. – Archie Shepp

149046. So, I was just a young guy, maybe with an idea, and Cecil Taylor, himself a rebel, would take a chance on a guy like me. It turned out to be a very symbiotic partnership. I learned a lot from him. – Archie Shepp

149047. In America, for a brief time, people who followed Coltrane were studied and considered important, but it didn’t last long. The result is that the kind of music I played in the ’60’s is completely dismissed in this country as a wrong turn, a suicidal effort. – Archie Shepp

149048. To some degree, yeah, because I have to play a certain number of originals that might be considered avant-garde material. I realize though, that only a few people in the audience actually know what that music is, or understand it. – Archie Shepp

149049. The short story is like an old friend who calls whenever he is in town. We are happy to hear from it; we casually fan the embers of past intimacies, and buy it lunch. – R. Z. Sheppard

149050. Some of the characters in the story had a fortune in fantasy lives. – R. Z. Sheppard

149051. I was in love with my wife and she was in love with me. We got along wonderfully. – Sam Sheppard

149052. Certainly, my father would not want to see me destroy myself in this business, as so many people in our family have been destroyed. I try to take good care of myself, but we are fighting the good fight, and the truth is powerful. – Sam Sheppard

149053. Each time I told them I didn’t kill my wife. – Sam Sheppard

149054. Hour after hour, they shouted at me, accused me, insulted me and members of my family. – Sam Sheppard

149055. I believe the question now is: who murdered my mother? – Sam Sheppard

149056. I believed or thought I was disoriented and the victim of a bizarre dream and I believe I paced in and out of the room and possibly into one of the other rooms. I may have re-examined her, finally believing that this was true. – Sam Sheppard

149057. I do not believe in censorship, but I believe we already have censorship in what is called marketing theory, namely the only information we get in mainstream media is for profit. – Sam Sheppard

149058. I have never refused to talk to any authorities or give them any information I had. – Sam Sheppard

149059. I visited my father for the full ten years that he was in prison, so we already had a deep and loving relationship, and remembered our mother at those times. – Sam Sheppard

149060. Our family had been shattered, but we now are more united, and the remains of my family and the majority of my mother’s family are glad to know the truth about a horrible crime. – Sam Sheppard

149061. Our family, from day one, has only sought the simple truth in this matter. – Sam Sheppard

149062. The second trial was a fair trial. I do not call it a second trial. I call it a fair trial, as opposed to the first trial, which was an unfair trial, a Roman holiday. – Sam Sheppard

149063. Upon the death of my father, our family and myself were emotionally and financially exhausted. – Sam Sheppard

149064. I therefore believe that our system does not have a word for failed trial, and that is where the American public does not realize that our criminal justice system sometimes makes mistakes. – Sam Sheppard

149065. As a gay Jewish white South African, I belong to quite a lot of minority groups. You constantly have to question who you are, what you are and whether you have the courage to be who you are. – Antony Sher

149066. I have no cynicism at all. – Antony Sher

149067. Most of my career has been spent with the RSC doing Shakespeare, and the thing you learn from Shakespeare is that his historical plays don’t bear anything other than a basic resemblance to history. – Antony Sher

149068. You don’t expect to get the letter saying, Her Majesty would like to appoint you Knight Commander of the British Empire! It was just a completely overwhelming and exciting day. – Antony Sher

149069. Life is just more comfortable if you’re honest and open about everything. I spent so many years being in the closet about one thing or another. – Antony Sher

149070. And our dreams are who we are. – Barbara Sher

149071. Change is not only likely, it’s inevitable. – Barbara Sher

149072. Doing is a quantum leap from imagining. – Barbara Sher

149073. Every single one of us can do things that no one else can do – can love things that no one else can love. We are like violins. We can be used for doorstops, or we can make music. You know what to do. – Barbara Sher

149074. Imaginary obstacles are insurmountable. Real ones aren’t. – Barbara Sher

149075. Isolation is a dream killer. – Barbara Sher

149076. You don’t have to get it right the first time. – Barbara Sher

149077. The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. – Barbara Sher

149078. It’s essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself. – Barbara Sher

149079. The cure for sorrow is to learn something. – Barbara Sher

149080. We are like violins. We can be used as doorstops, or we can make music. – Barbara Sher

149081. When you play it too safe, you’re taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we’re given. – Barbara Sher

149082. When you start using senses you’ve neglected, your reward is to see the world with completely fresh eyes. – Barbara Sher

149083. You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you. – Barbara Sher

149084. You must go after your wish. As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning. – Barbara Sher

149085. Real obstacles don’t take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze. – Barbara Sher

149086. Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem. – Barbara Sher

149087. Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass, forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine to make up the city’s most fabulously festive interior. – Mimi Sheraton

149088. Before long it will be the animals who do the dieting so that the ultimate consumer does not have to. – Mimi Sheraton

149089. They wanted Guy Middleton instead of Kenneth More, and even Kay Kendall wasn’t their first choice! – Dinah Sheridan

149090. After all, a job isn’t worth doing unless you enjoy it. – Dinah Sheridan

149091. But I had promised my husband never to accept another engagement. It was not a very happy time for me. – Dinah Sheridan

149092. I actually enjoy wearing the corsets required in some period films. – Dinah Sheridan

149093. I got a divorce eleven years later on the grounds of cruelty, which is still not easy in England. – Dinah Sheridan

149094. I was a sickly child, contracting tuberculosis at the age of five. – Dinah Sheridan

149095. It was one of the marvellous feelings of the film, having the music going in your head while doing scenes. – Dinah Sheridan

149096. Over my desk hangs a poster from The Railway Children that my husband had framed for me. It is so lovely to see the children smiling as they run down the railway track. – Dinah Sheridan

149097. The corsets I wore in The Railway Children are still in my undies drawer, a prized relic of my favourite film. – Dinah Sheridan

149098. Until Genevieve I had tended towards the more dramatic type of role. – Dinah Sheridan

149099. Well, I suppose that, in a sense, every screen role is a favourite with me. – Dinah Sheridan

149100. What a thrill it was to play opposite Maurice Evans in this brilliant, dazzling musical, based on the life of two of the greatest personalities in stage history. – Dinah Sheridan

149101. While making Genevieve, I learned there could be a lot more to a film than just acting in it. – Dinah Sheridan

149102. So I regard my part in Genevieve as a real challenge. – Dinah Sheridan

149103. There was this thing written that I had gone into a candle store, and my hair went up in flames because of all the hair spray. First of all, I never have hair spray in my hair, and I’ve never even heard of this store, and my hair has never been burned. – Nicolette Sheridan

149104. I am being accused of all this plastic surgery, which is absolutely not true. – Nicolette Sheridan

149105. I came over when I was 10 years old, which was very difficult because everybody made fun of me. – Nicolette Sheridan

149106. You can’t trust the internet. – Nicolette Sheridan

149107. Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149108. Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149109. Be just before you are generous. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149110. Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149111. Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149112. Death’s a debt; his mandamus binds all alike- no bail, no demurrer. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149113. Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149114. A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149115. For if there is anything to one’s praise, it is foolish vanity to be gratified at it, and if it is abuse – why one is always sure to hear of it from one damned good-natured friend or another! – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149116. He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149117. I mean, the question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again, night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don’t we all anyway; might as well get paid for it. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149118. I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience – it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149119. I’m called away by particular business – but I leave my character behind me. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149120. Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149121. A fluent tongue is the only thing a mother don’t like her daughter to resemble her in. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149122. There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about it. I’m sure I have as much forgot your poor, dear uncle, as if he had never existed; and I thought it my duty to do so. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149123. You write with ease to show your breeding, but easy writing’s curst hard reading. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149124. You know it is not my interest to pay the principal, or my principal to pay the interest. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149125. Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149126. To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another’s breast is to become a principal in the mischief. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149127. ‘Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149128. My valor is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands! – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149129. There’s no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149130. Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149131. There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149132. The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149133. The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149134. The glorious uncertainty of the law was a thing well known and complained of, by all ignorant people, but all learned gentleman considered it as its greatest excellency. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149135. That old man dies prematurely whose memory records no benefits conferred. They only have lived long who have lived virtuously. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149136. Do thou snatch treasures from my lips, and I’ll take kingdoms back from thine. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149137. Those that vow the most are the least sincere. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

149138. Our memories are independent of our wills. It is not so easy to forget. – Richard Sheridan

149139. But the manager’s bought wisely – the players who’ve come in have taken us on to a different level and the players who won promotion have also performed at the top level, so long may it continue. – Teddy Sheringham

149140. I love going into the centre of London because people don’t give a monkey’s about you or who you are. You can be in a restaurant and no one notices you or if they do they won’t show it. – Teddy Sheringham

149141. I remember my second game for England – we lost 2-0 to Norway, I was subbed and didn’t do myself justice and I thought that was the end of my England career. – Teddy Sheringham

149142. Jurgen loved London because he could get lost here. He said that it was the first time he could do that in eight years. No one knew him or bothered him. It is great for a person to be able to get lost. – Teddy Sheringham

149143. Scoring two goals at against Wembley against a Dutch team that was supposed to rip us apart and ripping them apart – it doesn’t get any better than that. – Teddy Sheringham

149144. The only way I’d have gone was if it would better my career, I would not have gone just for the money. The point was to go to a club that could win trophies. – Teddy Sheringham

149145. Even championship-winning teams don’t play well all the time. – Teddy Sheringham

149146. I was having trouble making ends meet, and my beginnings weren’t meeting either. – Allan Sherman

149147. Adultery – which is the only grounds for divorce in New York – is not grounds for divorce in California. As a matter of fact, adultery in Southern California is grounds for marriage. – Allan Sherman

149148. Grandma cheated whenever she could. She cheated because it was a much more scientific and surer way of winning than trusting to luck. – Allan Sherman

149149. Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting killed in an automobile crash. It always happens to somebody else. – Allan Sherman

149150. I have always lived beyond my means. I am still trying to live beyond my means, but it is getting harder all the time. I am very rich. – Allan Sherman

149151. Even if Scrabble had been invented then, I wouldn’t have wanted to play Scrabble, because the highest triple word score in the world would not have expressed how much I liked the game Natalie and I played every afternoon. – Allan Sherman

149152. When the great history of trouble is written, my family will stand extremely high in the table of contents. – Allan Sherman

149153. You want to fall in love with a shoe, go ahead. A shoe can’t love you back, but, on the other hand, a shoe can’t hurt you too deeply either. And there are so many nice-looking shoes. – Allan Sherman

149154. In Hollywood if you are not working, you are a leper. True, you are probably living in the most expensive leper colony in the world. – Allan Sherman

149155. Well, you might as well imitate your own program because if you don’t, someone else will. – Allan Sherman

149156. They sit there in committees day after day, And they each put in a color and it comes out gray. And we all have heard the saying, which is true as well as witty, That a camel is a horse that was designed by a committee. – Allan Sherman

149157. The difference between reality and unreality is that reality has so little to recommend it. – Allan Sherman

149158. It’s a play where something went wrong, ‘Cause it’s five hours, twelve minutes long. If you sit there, my friend, From beginning ’til end, Then your bladder better be strong! – Allan Sherman

149159. Our act started at the bottom and went downhill. – Allan Sherman

149160. Somewhere, over the rainbow, Way up tall, There’s a land where they’ve never heard of cholesterol. – Allan Sherman

149161. I had moved out of the Edison Hotel because I couldn’t pay the bill and was living at the Lincoln Hotel, where I couldn’t pay the bill either, but it was cheaper. – Allan Sherman

149162. I didn’t decide I was crazy until 1952. That’s when I began making a steady salary and could afford to be crazy. – Allan Sherman

149163. I worked with everybody, the best, and they actually paid me money to stand next to the people I idolized. – Bobby Sherman

149164. As far as show business, it’s the gratification of doing something that pleases the fans. – Bobby Sherman

149165. But there are many, and I’m a supporter of a great deal of charities. – Bobby Sherman

149166. I am moved by music, and certain things just make my day. – Bobby Sherman

149167. In the last 5 years I’ve been working with the LAPD, training police officers in first aid and CPR. – Bobby Sherman

149168. I became a human placebo. – Bobby Sherman

149169. I have a lot of friends and fans in Orlando, and I’d love to see them again. – Bobby Sherman

149170. As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula. – Bobby Sherman

149171. I miss doing a series, but I don’t want to do a series for a series’ sake. – Bobby Sherman

149172. As far as a cocktail, I do like good wines, basically with meals, and good champagnes. – Bobby Sherman

149173. I’m more akin to football than I think anything else because that’s what I played in high school. – Bobby Sherman

149174. I’m such a lover of music that it would be very hard for me to pinpoint it to a particular artist. – Bobby Sherman

149175. Yes, I’m supposed to go back to New York to do Geraldo, and we’re going to be doing The Tonight Show. – Bobby Sherman

149176. Unfortunately I’m not a smoker, so cigars have never been a part of my agenda. – Bobby Sherman

149177. Take some time to learn first aid and CPR. It saves lives, and it works. – Bobby Sherman

149178. Recently I heard Sheryl Crow and I loved her, she was terrific. – Bobby Sherman

149179. One I built when I was a kid, and it was a real miniature of Disneyland. I fell in love with the park when I went there with my parents on my 12th birthday. – Bobby Sherman

149180. I have to be motivated, and I’m sure time will avail itself. – Bobby Sherman

149181. And we just went with Julie because that name hadn’t been used in any other popular songs at the time. – Bobby Sherman

149182. Again, talent is the real import of being in the business. – Bobby Sherman

149183. If you’ve got talent, stick with it… because talent wins out, without a doubt. – Bobby Sherman

149184. In show business, if you make a mistake, you can do it over again. – Bobby Sherman

149185. I’ve heard that, but since I’m computer illiterate I don’t know how it all works. But since I’m on Prodigy tonight, I’m learning a lot through my typist, Peter. – Bobby Sherman

149186. As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions. – Brad Sherman

149187. If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge. – Brad Sherman

149188. Certainly another Brad Sherman might be annoying, but it isn’t something society doesn’t know how to deal with. But a new level of human being is something else. – Brad Sherman

149189. It would be great some day to have astronauts in a rover on Mars. But just about anyone except an oil company executive would say its more important to have 50 million solar powered vehicles in the United States. – Brad Sherman

149190. The President forgot to mention the Moon, Mars, and the federal deficit – all of which are sky-high. – Brad Sherman

149191. What is needed is an all-out science project to get vehicles off of gasoline, rather than off of the earth. – Brad Sherman

149192. George Bush has shown great skill at disguising an incredibly weak foreign policy. – Brad Sherman

149193. I didn’t have any interest in traditional art. – Cindy Sherman

149194. The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told. – Cindy Sherman

149195. American presidents always avoid shaking hands with brutal dictators, except when it’s advantageous to do so. – Elizabeth A. Sherman

149196. It’s not about Obama, it’s about the Democrats and their policies that cause consternation on the right. – Elizabeth A. Sherman

149197. Now that the day of reckoning has arrived, they cry socialism! – Elizabeth A. Sherman

149198. Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. – Richard M. Sherman

149199. We were driven off like rats in five minutes. – Roger Sherman

149200. All civil rights and the right to hold office were to be extended to persons of any Christian denomination. – Roger Sherman

149201. Let us live no more to ourselves, but to Him who loved us, and gave Himself to die for us. – Roger Sherman

149202. There will soon come an armed contest between capital and labor. They will oppose each other, not with words and arguments, but with shot and shell, gun-powder and cannon. The better classes are tired of the insane howling of the lower strata and they mean to stop them. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149203. I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149204. If forced to choose between the penitentiary and the White House for four years, I would say the penitentiary, thank you. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149205. I would make this war as severe as possible, and show no symptoms of tiring till the South begs for mercy. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149206. I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149207. I think I understand what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149208. I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don’t like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don’t solicit their opinions or votes. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149209. I know I had no hand in making this war, and I know I will make more sacrifices today than any of you to secure peace. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149210. I intend to make Georgia howl. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149211. This war differs from other wars, in this particular. We are not fighting armies but a hostile people, and must make old and young, rich and poor, feel the hard hand of war. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149212. I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149213. If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149214. He belonged to that army known as invincible in peace, invisible in war. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149215. Grant stood by me when I was crazy, and I stood by him when he was drunk, and now we stand by each other. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149216. Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149217. Courage – a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149218. But, my dear sirs, when peace does come, you may call on me for any thing. Then will I share with you the last cracker, and watch with you to shield your homes and families against danger from every quarter. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149219. An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man. Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149220. A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149221. I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149222. The voice of the people is the voice of humbug. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149223. You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149224. War is too serious a matter to leave to soldiers. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149225. War is the remedy that our enemies have chosen, and I say let us give them all they want. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149226. War is hell. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149227. War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149228. War is at its best barbarism. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149229. There’s many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory but it is all hell. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149230. If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world, but I am sure we would be getting reports from Hell before breakfast. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149231. There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149232. If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149233. The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149234. My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149235. My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149236. It’s a disagreeable thing to be whipped. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149237. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149238. In our Country… one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149239. If you don’t have my army supplied, and keep it supplied, we’ll eat your mules up, sir. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149240. You may as well say, ‘That’s a valiant flea that dare eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion. – William Tecumseh Sherman

149241. Religious faith depends on a host of social, psychological and emotional factors that have little or nothing to do with probabilities, evidence and logic. – Michael Shermer

149242. Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant. – Michael Shermer

149243. When alien abductees recount to me their stories, I do not deny that they had a real experience. – Michael Shermer

149244. We think of our eyes as video cameras and our brains as blank tapes to be filled with sensory inputs. – Michael Shermer

149245. We should be exploring consciousness at the neural level and higher, where the arrow of causal analysis points up toward such principles as emergence and self-organization. – Michael Shermer

149246. We know evolution happened because innumerable bits of data from myriad fields of science conjoin to paint a rich portrait of life’s pilgrimage. – Michael Shermer

149247. Through no divine design or cosmic plan, we have inherited the mantle of life’s caretaker on the earth, the only home we have ever known. – Michael Shermer

149248. The reason is that in a group, individual errors on either side of the true figure cancel each other out. – Michael Shermer

149249. The principal barrier to a general acceptance of the monist position is that it is counterintuitive. – Michael Shermer

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149250. Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. – Michael Shermer

149251. Plato wove historical fact into literary myth. – Michael Shermer

149252. The actual atoms and molecules that make up my brain and body today are not the same ones that I was born with on September 8, 1954, a half-century ago this month. – Michael Shermer

149253. No single discovery from any of these fields denotes proof of evolution, but together they reveal that life evolved in a certain sequence by a particular process. – Michael Shermer

149254. In comparison, Google is brilliant because it uses an algorithm that ranks Web pages by the number of links to them, with those links themselves valued by the number of links to their page of origin. – Michael Shermer

149255. Human history is highly nonlinear and unpredictable. – Michael Shermer

149256. For solving a surprisingly large and varied number of problems, crowds are smarter than individuals. – Michael Shermer

149257. Either the soul survives death or it does not, and there is no scientific evidence that it does. – Michael Shermer

149258. Dualists hold that body and soul are separate entities and that the soul will continue beyond the existence of the physical body. – Michael Shermer

149259. But there is only one surefire method of proper pattern recognition, and that is science. – Michael Shermer

149260. But the power of science lies in open publication, which, with the rise of the Internet, is no longer constrained by the price of paper. – Michael Shermer

149261. But because we live in an age of science, we have a preoccupation with corroborating our myths. – Michael Shermer

149262. Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training. – Michael Shermer

149263. One, I am skeptical of the effectiveness of nutritional supplements. – Michael Shermer

149264. Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must first set yourself on fire. – Fred Shero

149265. I meddled in things that man must leave alone. – R. C. Sherriff

149266. Existence of an excited state is not a prerequisite for the production of inhibition; inhibition can exist apart from excitation no less than, when called forth against an excitation already in progress, it can suppress or moderate it. – Charles Scott Sherrington

149267. Further study of central nervous action, however, finds central inhibition too extensive and ubiquitous to make it likely that it is confined solely to the taxis of antagonistic muscles. – Charles Scott Sherrington

149268. In some units it may suppress the motor discharge altogether, in some it may merely slow the motor discharge thus lessening the wave frequency of the contraction and so the tension. – Charles Scott Sherrington

149269. That a strong stimulus to such an afferent nerve, exciting most or all of its fibres, should in regard to a given muscle develop inhibition and excitation concurrently is not surprising. – Charles Scott Sherrington

149270. The facts of a person’s life will, like murder, come out. – Norman Sherry

149271. You know, I am just a musician and I have no idea these days what good and bad is in terms of labels. – Billy Sherwood

149272. So one can say that I write all the time, that goes for the lyrics as well. – Billy Sherwood

149273. So in one sense you don’t have the classic keyboard player in Yes. – Billy Sherwood

149274. So I was always around music and my dad was in his own way a progressive jazzer, a big band jazzer guy. – Billy Sherwood

149275. So for my studio purposes, I know that I’m in my studio with technicians who’ve done amazing things to my board and to my power amps and I know what I can deliver out of my studio. – Billy Sherwood

149276. It’s an album that is a little bit different and probably isn’t easy to get out. It’s not likely that a major label would have picked it up and said that they had a smash hit record. – Billy Sherwood

149277. I’ve had the luxury of owning my own studio, 24 analogue, 48 digital, endless effects, endless hardcore gear, that I don’t have to rent, I don’t get stuck with the bills, it’s all mine. – Billy Sherwood

149278. I’m very proud of it as a Yes record amongst many of the other Yes records. – Billy Sherwood

149279. I’d written songs with lots of people, from one spectrum to the other. – Billy Sherwood

149280. I wrote songs with the guys from Air Supply for their record… So I was just writing songs. – Billy Sherwood

149281. So when bands work with me and it’s 10 o’clock, usually you’d have to be getting out of the studio, we could go on until 2 in the morning cause it’s my place! – Billy Sherwood

149282. I wasn’t really writing with anything commercial in mind I just wanted to create some new music. – Billy Sherwood

149283. When you’re a songwriter and you click with someone, you tend to want to keep writing with that person. – Billy Sherwood

149284. We came off the road of the last tour very inspired to just keep playing, so we went to Canada. – Billy Sherwood

149285. Sometimes I hear a drum groove in my head and I rush down to my studio. – Billy Sherwood

149286. So whenever I had some in-between producing time down in my studio I popped a tape in and started working on it. Working a little bit at a time, it actually took almost four years. – Billy Sherwood

149287. So that studio served its purpose, and still is working very well for other people right now. – Billy Sherwood

149288. I write on all instruments. – Billy Sherwood

149289. I love all Yes music and love to play it live, but I’m most interested in making new music with Yes. – Billy Sherwood

149290. I think that the climate within the band has changed, it’s now in a more functional situation. – Billy Sherwood

149291. I mean, Beatles songs were two and a half minutes long, and they’re fantastic. – Billy Sherwood

149292. I have always enjoyed different kinds of music. – Billy Sherwood

149293. I love the feeling of creating pictures in someone’s mind just by spelling out the right lyrical combination. – Billy Sherwood

149294. I know that if I went to other studios, like in Vancouver, that those are set up to be as professional and as true, so it’s just a different flavour, it’s a different sound, but I think both have their place. – Billy Sherwood

149295. I grew up in a very musical family, my father was a musician and a big band leader and made records. – Billy Sherwood

149296. I don’t have any assistants, I do it all myself, I don’t have any secretaries. – Billy Sherwood

149297. I also write poems, so that is something that I really enjoy. – Billy Sherwood

149298. Everyone is really getting along with each other and we enjoy each others company and love playing live. – Billy Sherwood

149299. And I found that when I built my own place and just shut the door, the creativity was endless. – Billy Sherwood

149300. And as you said, everyone contributed; certain areas of material came from certain individuals. – Billy Sherwood

149301. We have a certain group of people in this country that seem to want to lock up our national treasures, our national parks, and cherished places and keep the public from enjoying them. – Don Sherwood

149302. I grew up at 16 years old driving trucks across the George Washington Bridge. – Don Sherwood

149303. One out of every eight Pennsylvanians and one in every 720 people in the United States, as well as one out of every 50 engineers and one out of every four meteorologists has a Penn State degree. – Don Sherwood

149304. Penn State in 1955 became the first university to be issued a federal license to operate a nuclear reactor, which it continues to use for studies in the peaceful uses of atomic energy and the training of nuclear industry personnel. – Don Sherwood

149305. Penn State is a leader in food science. – Don Sherwood

149306. The 150th anniversary of Penn State will highlight what is important and good about this distinguished institution and the fine people and research that it produces. – Don Sherwood

149307. I do not think this makes a lot of sense, and I think we should rely on the Park Service to implement the regulations that they have in place with the restrictions so that people can enjoy our parks. – Don Sherwood

149308. Holland is a land of intense paradox. It is quite impossible, but it is there. – M. E. W. Sherwood

149309. I did not find Liverpool ugly. Her stately public buildings, broad streets, public squares, and noble statues redeem her from the charge. – M. E. W. Sherwood

149310. He must be independent and brave, and sure of himself and of the importance of his work, because if he isn’t he will never survive the scorching blasts of derision that will probably greet his first efforts. – Robert E. Sherwood

149311. To be able to write a play a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate; he must be something of an imbecile, something of a poet, something of a liar, something of a damn fool. – Robert E. Sherwood

149312. We all come from our own little planets. That’s why we’re all different. That’s what makes life interesting. – Robert E. Sherwood

149313. You know in the West they support realistic forces. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149314. You know, to address crowds and make promises does not require very much brains. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149315. When I came back to power, Georgia was completely isolated on the international stage. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149316. We also have a real opportunity to join NATO. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149317. True, other countries are helping us. Germany is determined to provide substantial help. So are the Netherlands and other states. But a day will come when we have to count on our own resources. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149318. To sum up, what has been our policy? We looked for and found friends all throughout the world. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149319. They’re making a song and dance because that serves their immediate interests. But what will happen tomorrow? They will have to pay salaries and pensions. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149320. The external world is committed to helping Georgia settle its problems. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149321. I don’t want to go down in history as a man who allowed blood to be shed. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149322. Zhvania was the general secretary of the organisation which I founded, the Citizens’ Union. It was the biggest organisation and came first in all elections, and Zhvania was the leader. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149323. I don’t plan to return. I have a lot of unresolved things to do. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149324. Prospects of normalizing our relations with Russia look good. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149325. I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149326. I was a member of the Politburo for seven years, a foreign minister. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149327. In my life I have always found ways of dealing with a situation. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149328. It is absolutely impossible to settle the debts to pensioners, teachers, and others. The country hasn’t got enough money to do so. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149329. No Georgian has the right to evade or neglect his duties and responsibilities. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149330. Now, the entire world community recognizes Georgia. We are members of the United Nations and the Council of Europe. Everything is being prepared so that we will soon enter the European Union. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149331. I’m sure that was the right step, even though, formally speaking, it may seem disadvantageous for a president to resign. But, looking into what is happening today and what is going to happen in the future, I think history will show I made the right decision. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149332. But we cannot rely on foreign help indefinitely. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149333. I couldn’t stand the idea of bloodshed, casualties. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149334. I believe that with the help of foreign countries – and under that condition only, because they have no other source of financing – the new government may temporarily extricate Georgia from the current situation. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149335. I believe politicians should always remain realistic. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149336. I am not responsible for the actions of Saakashvili and even for those of Gamsakhurdia. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149337. Germany is determined to provide substantial help. So are the Netherlands and other states. But a day will come when we have to count on our own resources. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149338. Corruption has its own motivations, and one has to thoroughly study that phenomenon and eliminate the foundations that allow corruption to exist. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149339. But the Americans have no extra money. They have their own problems. They can provide financial assistance for two, three, four, or six months at most. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149340. But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the conclusion that that was impossible to achieve without bloodshed because the street protesters were full of anger and nearly out of control. This is why I thought we needed to find another way out. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149341. But eradicating corruption is not enough to sustain a country. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149342. As for myself, I was never against Russia. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149343. Even the pyramids might one day disappear, but not the Palestinians longing for their homeland. – Eduard Shevardnadze

149344. I have a place in the Broadway community that can only be earned. – Brooke Shields

149345. I’m just starting to realize the type of work that I want to do. Not everyone can fit into the sitcom world because it’s so fast-paced, but it feels comfortable to me. – Brooke Shields

149346. It was my mom and I against the world. We lived in New York in this bohemian lifestyle where an extended group of artists and photographers were like my aunts and uncles. – Brooke Shields

149347. Modeling is the world that I feel most welcome in. – Brooke Shields

149348. My father’s death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery. – Brooke Shields

149349. My younger years of modeling were really just filled with fun trips. I was doing catalogues for Alexander’s and Bloomingdale’s. – Brooke Shields

149350. Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life. – Brooke Shields

149351. At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes. knowing that I could accomplish those things, and I realized that my success was directly proportionate to the work I put in. – Brooke Shields

149352. Eight shows a week is daunting, and it can be terrifying. But it just instills such a sense of confidence and growth. – Brooke Shields

149353. Have faith in your own thoughts. – Brooke Shields

149354. Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door. – Brooke Shields

149355. I could never, ever have an abortion. – Brooke Shields

149356. I think I’m going to have to live vicariously through my daughter’s rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence. – Brooke Shields

149357. I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not. – Brooke Shields

149358. The thing I’m the most proud of in my personal life is that my daughter actually thinks that I’m fabulous. – Brooke Shields

149359. ‘Suddenly Susan’ is my life. – Brooke Shields

149360. The difficulty of IVF or of any fertility issues is the hope and the shattered hope, the dream that it might happen this time and then it doesn’t happen. – Brooke Shields

149361. The very damaging, frightening part of postpartum is the lack of perspective and the lack of priority and understanding what is really important. – Brooke Shields

149362. Too many people use abortion as a form of birth control. And that’s very wrong. I could never, ever have an abortion. – Brooke Shields

149363. What does good in bed mean to me? When I’m sick and I stay home from school propped up with lots of pillows watching TV and my mom brings me soup – that’s good in bed. – Brooke Shields

149364. You don’t necessarily have to be in misery to be talented. – Brooke Shields

149365. The most rewarding thing is being on Broadway. I went into Cabaret as a replacement and was really challenged beyond anything I could have imagined. – Brooke Shields

149366. The thing about Broadway, they always welcome you with open arms. – Brooke Shields

149367. Words are our life. We are human because we use language. So I think we are less human when we use less language. – Carol Shields

149368. I don’t think I would have been a writer if I hadn’t been a mother. I wanted to construct something that contained some of these feelings that I had, some of these discoveries or revelations. – Carol Shields

149369. I’m concerned about the unknowability of other people. – Carol Shields

149370. There are chapters in every life which are seldom read and certainly not aloud. – Carol Shields

149371. You can’t have someone with a pinkie out there at the U.N. or any other place. – Mark Shields

149372. You’ve got people who didn’t serve with John Kerry saying they did serve with John Kerry in the boat. With George Bush, we can’t find anybody who did serve with him. – Mark Shields

149373. John Kerry’s biography was central to his campaign. – Mark Shields

149374. Iraq is in a civil war. There is no road in that country that is safe. – Mark Shields

149375. In the 2004 presidential election, we saw a wonderful example of citizens making contributions. In fact, individual giving to both the Kerry and Bush campaigns was the highest in our nation’s history. – Mark Shields

149376. If I were John Bolton, I’d take great consolation in the words of my principal supporter on the committee, who gave a ringing endorsement, which was, There is no evidence that he has broken any laws. – Mark Shields

149377. When you run for president of the United States, everybody does the same thing in the campaign-they talk about veterans, how much they admire them, how grateful they are. – Mark Shields

149378. I didn’t realize the president was such an historian. – Mark Shields

149379. The important thing to understand about legislators is that there are dozens of competing interests and issues that occupy them. They are stretched thin. – Mark Shields

149380. George Bush says what John Kerry did was noble. Yet he sees him being savaged by his own supporters. – Mark Shields

149381. George Bush is trying to play it both ways. – Mark Shields

149382. I think any advocate who is effective has fully acquainted himself or herself with the legislator they are going to meet. Know what committees they are on, what issues they are interested in, all in an effort to build a bridge for communicating with them. – Mark Shields

149383. When the size of the group supporting your cause reaches a critical mass, any legislator or elected official has to pay attention. – Mark Shields

149384. What you have is two men seeking the White House; they’re both products of prominent New England families. They both went to private boarding schools. They both went to a prestigious university. – Mark Shields

149385. There’s no question that Stalin broke the agreements made at Yalta completely about elections that were supposed to be held immediately in Poland, and Eastern Europe was plunged into slavery as a consequence. – Mark Shields

149386. The problem with smear campaigns is that too often they work. – Mark Shields

149387. The advantage that hospitals have over other institutions is that hospitals are community-based. You can’t outsource your work; you can’t move your emergency department to Pakistan. – Mark Shields

149388. Since the election, since the formation of a government, the death in Iraq has increased. The United States stands by, helpless to do anything about it. That’s the reality, not George Bush’s revisionist history! – Mark Shields

149389. Let’s not pretend that all of a sudden, this is some new system. – Mark Shields

149390. Character is destiny and character is important to American campaigns. – Mark Shields

149391. John McCain was victimized in the South Carolina primary. – Mark Shields

149392. John McCain has become the de facto running mate of George W. Bush. – Mark Shields

149393. As Bill Clinton said so eloquently at the convention, during Vietnam there was a chance to serve; there was a chance not to serve. – Mark Shields

149394. Everybody who served in John Kerry’s boat under his command, save one, has stood with him. – Mark Shields

149395. There is always strength in numbers. The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause, the better. – Mark Shields

149396. I’m alive. That’s a good thing. – Will Shields

149397. What is sacred among one people may be ridiculous in another; and what is despised or rejected by one cultural group, may in a different environment become the cornerstone for a great edifice of strange grandeur and beauty. – Hu Shih

149398. For all the social changes in China can be traced to their early beginnings in the days when the new tools or vehicles of commerce and locomotion first brought the Chinese people into unavoidable contact with the strange ways and novel goods of the Western peoples. – Hu Shih

149399. No student of Chinese history can say that the Chinese are incapable of religious experience, even when judged by the standards of medieval Europe or pious India. – Hu Shih

149400. Life and human society are the chief concern of Confucianism and, through it, the chief concern of the Chinese people. – Hu Shih

149401. It is true that the Chinese are not so religious as the Hindus, or even as the Japanese; and they are certainly not so religious as the Christian missionaries desire them to be. – Hu Shih

149402. It is only through contact and comparison that the relative value or worthlessness of the various cultural elements can be clearly and critically seen and understood. – Hu Shih

149403. India Conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border. – Hu Shih

149404. In the year 1915 a series of trivial incidents led some Chinese students in Cornell University to take up the question of reforming the Chinese language. – Hu Shih

149405. On the basis of biological, sociological, and historical knowledge, we should recognize that the individual self is subject to death or decay, but the sum total of individual achievement, for better or worse, lives on in the immortality of The Larger. – Hu Shih

149406. Historically, there had been many periods of Chinese Renaissance. – Hu Shih

149407. Only when we realize that there is no eternal, unchanging truth or absolute truth can we arouse in ourselves a sense of intellectual responsibility. – Hu Shih

149408. Confucius was a humanist and an agnostic. – Hu Shih

149409. But I wish to point out that it is entirely wrong to say that the Chinese are not religious. – Hu Shih

149410. Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic. – Hu Shih

149411. And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority. – Hu Shih

149412. And lastly, the political revolutions from 1911 to the present time have done more to bring about tremendous social changes everywhere than even the economic and industrial changes and the new schools. – Hu Shih

149413. After learning the language and culture of the Chinese people, these Jesuits began to establish contacts with the young intellectuals of the country. – Hu Shih

149414. In such diffused changes of culture two factors are necessary: contact and understanding. – Hu Shih

149415. Practically all the prominent leaders of thought in China today are openly agnostics and even atheists. – Hu Shih

149416. The Chinese people, too, went through all kinds of vicissitudes in their religious development. – Hu Shih

149417. The Jesuits had learned that a Christian mission to China could never succeed if it were not in a position to show and convince the Chinese intelligentsia of the superiority of the European culture. – Hu Shih

149418. The rise of the dramas in the thirteenth century, and the rise of the great novels in a later period, together with their frank glorification of love and the joys of life, may be called the Third Renaissance. – Hu Shih

149419. Within my own life, I read all the beloved novels by lamps of vegetable oil; I saw the Standard Oil invading my own village, I saw gas lamps in the Chinese shops in Shanghai; and I saw their elimination by electric lights. – Hu Shih

149420. On July 26, 1916, I announced to all my friends in America that from now on I resolved to write no more poems in the classical language, and to begin my experiments in writing poetry in the so-called vulgar tongue of the people. – Hu Shih

149421. China should bury head to work diligently for 10 years and then raise head to face Japan. – Yuan Shikai

149422. Though the body moves, the soul may stay behind. – Murasaki Shikibu

149423. There have always been card schools at football clubs and always will be. – Peter Shilton

149424. There are similarities between business and sport, in the pressures involved and in the fitness aspect too. – Peter Shilton

149425. The money is in a different league these days, of course, but I have special memories of the 60s and 70s which players today don’t have. There wasn’t the same celebrity attitude and media exposure. We had a bit more freedom. – Peter Shilton

149426. Revie said there was nothing between me and Ray yet he never gave me a chance to show what I could do. – Peter Shilton

149427. If you stand still there is only one way to go, and that’s backwards. – Peter Shilton

149428. I’m still very professional about my fitness. I stay in trim as I always did. – Peter Shilton

149429. I played for 30 years, 20 with England and I did it by setting goals. – Peter Shilton

149430. As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what’s going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business. – Peter Shilton

149431. You can never turn the clock back and, since we’re talking about mental health, I would stress that. – Peter Shilton

149432. Being fit will keep you mentally sharp and people forget that. – Peter Shilton

149433. Illinois corn farmers are the Nation’s number two exporter of feed grains. – John Shimkus

149434. Rosa Parks inspired many. She will not be forgotten. – John Shimkus

149435. Nitrogen fertilizer is used on all crops produced in this country, but it is a key plant nutrient to produce corn a critical crop to Illinois farmers. – John Shimkus

149436. Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants. – John Shimkus

149437. U.S. corn exports to CAFTA countries will benefit from reduced tariffs and duty-free access for corn products. – John Shimkus

149438. The earth will end only when God declares it’s time to be over. Man will not destroy this earth. This earth will not be destroyed by a flood. – John Shimkus

149439. States are looking for low-cost solutions that will enable better communication, while avoiding the danger in which the chain of command breaks down in emergencies. We do not want everyone talking to everyone else all the time. – John Shimkus

149440. Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation’s civil rights history. – John Shimkus

149441. People understand we have a dependence upon foreign oil. What they do not understand and find incredibly ridiculous is that we import refined product just making us more dependent on the industry. – John Shimkus

149442. Modern Armenia survived only because it was the single province controlled, and protected, by the Russian Empire. The rest of the territory within its historical borders is almost wholly devoid of ethnic Armenians. – John Shimkus

149443. I am proud that the Republican Party stands for strong support for the military, and I am sure we will consistently support our men and women serving in dangerous places around the world and their families. – John Shimkus

149444. But, also, before I even go on the Medicare prescription drug debate, I always tell the folks in rural Illinois, and I represent 30 counties south of Springfield down to Indiana and Kentucky, that in this bill is the best rural package for hospitals ever passed. – John Shimkus

149445. As we all know, no crude oil refineries have been built in the United States since 1976. During that time, close to 100 ethanol refineries have been built. – John Shimkus

149446. All the Baltic countries have been steadfast in support of allies of the United States since they gained their independence following the fall of the Soviet Union and have continued to be supportive in the ongoing war on terror. – John Shimkus

149447. Sometimes in this whole Medicare prescription drug debate, we focus on the prescription drug benefit, and I am glad we do because it is the first time we have ever offered real help to seniors, especially the poor, those in need. – John Shimkus

149448. Many corpses will be floating in the sea. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149449. If I were not a public figure, I wouldn’t fly with Thai. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149450. Don’t underestimate the people. Let them decide. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149451. Thailand stands at a crossroads. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149452. The first step is that the Cambodian government has expressed sincerity to apologize for what happened. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149453. The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken, slaughtered it and and then ate it. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149454. The rubber industry is of much significance to our countries. For millions of our smallholders, the rubber tree is a tree of life, serving as a crucial source of income for earning a living and raising families. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149455. This is the most terrible thing that can happen in a friendly country if Thai people have to escape from the backdoor of an embassy. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149456. We will talk about cooperation to destroy the disease as soon as we can. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149457. I will protect democracy with my life. – Thaksin Shinawatra

149458. Vision is perhaps our greatest strength… it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown. – Li Ka Shing

149459. We are approaching a new age of synthesis. Knowledge cannot be merely a degree or a skill… it demands a broader vision, capabilities in critical thinking and logical deduction without which we cannot have constructive progress. – Li Ka Shing

149460. The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind. – Li Ka Shing

149461. You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which “clicks.” – Florence Scovel Shinn

149462. Giving opens the way for receiving. – Florence Scovel Shinn

149463. Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way. – Florence Scovel Shinn

149464. No man is a success in business unless he loves his work. – Florence Scovel Shinn

149465. The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy. – Florence Scovel Shinn

149466. There is a supply for every demand. – Florence Scovel Shinn

149467. Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement. – Florence Scovel Shinn

149468. We learned pretty early on in this band that you can’t have snobbery in music. – Mike Shinoda

149469. We have people in the band who don’t drink or do drugs… some of us like to go sightseeing. – Mike Shinoda

149470. When we started the band, it was because we were waiting for a sound that never happened. We got tired of waiting, and we decided to just do it ourselves. – Mike Shinoda

149471. It’s tough never being right. – Eric Shinseki

149472. The magnificent army that fought in Desert Storm is a great army, and it still is a magnificent army today. But it was one we designed for the Cold War, and the Cold War has been over for ten years now. – Eric Shinseki

149473. Well, let’s assume the world is linear. If we required a certain amount of troops per 25,000 population in the Balkans, if the world is not radically different, something of the same extent is going to be needed in Iraq. – Eric Shinseki

149474. Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation. Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate, robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures. – David K. Shipler

149475. Watching foreign affairs is sometimes like watching a magician; the eye is drawn to the hand performing the dramatic flourishes, leaving the other hand – the one doing the important job – unnoticed. – David K. Shipler

149476. The government’s position was that we have frigates that have got a useful life until 2006. There is no necessity for us to make final decisions until 2002. – Jenny Shipley

149477. The Open Skies issue is something that’s ongoing and we understand that there are issues in Australia that need to be sorted out. It’s something that I think over time there’s an opportunity for us and we’ll work on that in a progressive way. – Jenny Shipley

149478. The Pacific had great hope that when the former President Mitered decided to halt nuclear testing, we had put behind us the issue of nuclear states testing their weapons in our Pacific region. – Jenny Shipley

149479. The Platform for Action gives due emphasis to the fact that women globally have continued to have insufficient access to the resources necessary to achieve economic independence. – Jenny Shipley

149480. The serious problems facing the world today will never be solved until women are able to use their full potential on behalf of themselves, their families, and their global and local communities, as the World Bank and others have discovered. – Jenny Shipley

149481. The world has been gradually reducing its nuclear arsenals. Testing must stop so that progress on the destruction of nuclear weapons may begin. – Jenny Shipley

149482. The decision by France to resume nuclear testing in the South Pacific has destroyed this hope and raised a storm of protest at home, in the South Pacific and thankfully around the world. – Jenny Shipley

149483. With the adoption of the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, the international community sent out a clear message that gender based violence will not be tolerated. – Jenny Shipley

149484. On many occasions New Zealand has spoken about the need to ensure that women’s concerns are fully integrated into all aspects of the United Nations’ activities and structures, not marginalised in one part of the Secretariat. – Jenny Shipley

149485. Too often the desire for peace has been expressed by women while the stewardship of the mechanisms which are used to attempt to secure peace in the short and medium term are dominated by male decision-making structures and informal arrangements. This must change. – Jenny Shipley

149486. Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it. – Jenny Shipley

149487. NGOs have a significant role to play, alongside governments, in improving the status of women. – Jenny Shipley

149488. New Zealand’s taken some very significant decisions in relation to defence in the last two years. – Jenny Shipley

149489. It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean covers a quarter of the world’s surface and that each Pacific country has its own cultural, historical and ethnic identity. – Jenny Shipley

149490. I can’t for the life of me see that by being permissive you actually assist anyone. – Jenny Shipley

149491. Hollow commitments to action in the future are insufficient. Deferring difficult issues must not be tolerated. Our children and grandchildren expect us to speak and act decisively. – Jenny Shipley

149492. Equality and development will not be achieved however if peace is not understood from women’s’ point of view. – Jenny Shipley

149493. By and large, women in New Zealand are fortunate compared with some other countries, including many in our own region. But there is still progress to be made. – Jenny Shipley

149494. Ten years ago in Nairobi we said that the participation of women in the decision-making and appraisal processes of the United Nations was essential if the organization was to effectively serve women’s interests. – Jenny Shipley

149495. The true art of government consists in not governing too much. – Jonathan Shipley

149496. I like people not being able to be pigeon-holed. – Matthew Shipp

149497. People come from a certain generation and a certain whole way of looking at things, and you really do become a prisoner of your own world. – Matthew Shipp

149498. Bud Powell’s probably the biggest influence on my piano playing. – Matthew Shipp

149499. His name, even, is part of the marketing scheme, I mean, Thelonious Sphere Monk – how can you think of a better name to fit his style of playing? – Matthew Shipp

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149500. The iconoclastic mode, that specific mode of language, there is an element of it that it is punk – that is confrontational. That’s just a part of the language of jazz – at a certain point. – Matthew Shipp

149501. Thelonious Sphere Monk: there’s not a more perfect name to fit his compositions than that name. – Matthew Shipp

149502. What makes bebop legitimate is the fact that when it was done, it was illegitimate. – Matthew Shipp

149503. I can imagine an utter hatred for the jazz avant-garde. – Matthew Shipp

149504. I have a feeling when I’m 80 years old I’m going to get a phone call: There’s going to be another Rocky. – Talia Shire

149505. “Yes we can” always struck many as a naive and childish chant, like something ripped off from the Camp Fire Girls. – Craig Shirley

149506. If we are to put the past on trial, where do we stop? – Craig Shirley

149507. We live in very, very, very dangerous times. – Craig Shirley

149508. There is no armor against fate. – James Shirley

149509. The honor is overpaid, When he that did the act is commentator. – James Shirley

149510. The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Scepter and crown must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. – James Shirley

149511. Death calls ye to the crowd of common men. – James Shirley

149512. Only the actions of the just, Smell sweet and blossom in their dust. – James Shirley

149513. I’m cursed with empathy. I’m also by nature way too opinionated. – John Shirley

149514. Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them. – John Shirley

149515. Labels only confuse people. The smarter people recognize artists who transcend categories. But I always try to entertain. It’s in my nature; writers are born to entertain. If that means working ostensibly within a genre, fine. – John Shirley

149516. Innocence could be considered a discrete state of mind. – John Shirley

149517. I’m trying to trick people into thinking about the unthinkable by using pop culture images. – John Shirley

149518. I think paranoia can be instructive in the right doses. Paranoia is a skill. – John Shirley

149519. I get drunk writing words. I don’t drink or do drugs, but I get so carried away with writing that I get inebriated from it. – John Shirley

149520. I’m incapable of writing without social commentary. I like to think that it’s integrated and not really heavy handedly didactic. – John Shirley

149521. Images have a unique power to impart that which is beyond words. – William Shirley

149522. My purpose is to inspire people of all walks of life to discover the virtue inherent within them and to bring forth that virtue in their daily lives. – William Shirley

149523. Images adorn our inner life and carry great power there. – William Shirley

149524. I don’t flatter myself with much dependence upon the present disposition of the Eastern Indians, who are many ways liable to be drawn into a rupture with us by the artifices of the French, their own weakness and the influence which the French Missionary Priests have over them. – William Shirley

149525. I am of opinion that it is highly requisite forthwith to pass a law, prohibiting upon great penalties all trade with our enemies, and more especially the supplying of them with arms, ammunition or provisions of any kind whatsoever. – William Shirley

149526. Words alone cannot fully convey the realities of the soul or the greatness of the human spirit. – William Shirley

149527. A picture is worth a thousand words. An interface is worth a thousand pictures. – Ben Shneiderman

149528. Leonardo Da Vinci combined art and science and aesthetics and engineering, that kind of unity is needed once again. – Ben Shneiderman

149529. Immortality – a fate worse than death. – Edgar A. Shoaff

149530. A skeptic is a person who would ask God for his ID card. – Edgar A. Shoaff

149531. Advertising is the art of making whole lies out of half truths. – Edgar A. Shoaff

149532. They sign a bunch of women, and they call it a movement. I don’t like the way women in music have been identified as women first and musicians second. – Michelle Shocked

149533. I’m too shy, really to be able to hang out with my heroes for too long. – Michelle Shocked

149534. Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done. – Michelle Shocked

149535. The thing I fail to do is fully comprehend what’s given back to me by the audience. You would think you would be a performer partly so you could feel all the appreciation or adulation, but I haven’t quite managed that yet. – Michelle Shocked

149536. People might say I’m difficult, but did you ever hear anyone describe a label as ‘difficult’? By nature, artists should challenge. When they call you difficult, it is a reflection of the imbalance of power. – Michelle Shocked

149537. My grandmother had a Miss Margaret’s School of Dance to teach tap and ballet to kids, but I never studied it. I was raised a Mormon and they’re dancing fools. It’s the only vice they have – dancing. – Michelle Shocked

149538. Music is too important to be left to professionals. – Michelle Shocked

149539. Music is not a commodity, it’s a resource. – Michelle Shocked

149540. Make your own music. It can be done. – Michelle Shocked

149541. I’ve been through some dark times but I’ve experienced joy too. Now that joy can’t be suppressed. – Michelle Shocked

149542. I’m one of the few that comes from this vantage point: I never tried to get a record deal. – Michelle Shocked

149543. I’m a perfectionist, which I think is a mistake. – Michelle Shocked

149544. I walked along that slippery slope where if you fail through lack of faith, you sell your soul to the devil. – Michelle Shocked

149545. I try to look at this music career thing as the means to an end. And really, at the end of it, I see myself on a sailboat, sailing off the edge of the world. – Michelle Shocked

149546. I think the word soul has gotta come into it. Music that’s created just for consuming lacks that soul, that swing, that feeling. – Michelle Shocked

149547. I think people have to choose between living with contradictions or painting themselves into a corner. I have a lot of contradictions. – Michelle Shocked

149548. I accepted a change in my life. I didn’t choose that change and those are the best changes to make. – Michelle Shocked

149549. As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity, I was a traveler. I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist, and a musician. All my life I’ve been traveling. – Michelle Shocked

149550. Ideals are not something I can control. It’s not logic that convinces me of something, it’s what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music. – Michelle Shocked

149551. If Jack Nicklaus can win the Masters at 46, I can win the Kentucky Derby at 54. – Bill Shoemaker

149552. Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete. – Bill Shoemaker

149553. When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important. – Bill Shoemaker

149554. There are one hundred and ninety nine ways to beat, but only one way to win; get there first. – Bill Shoemaker

149555. In country music the lyric is important and the melodies get a little more complex all the time, and you hear marvelous new singers who are interested in writing and interpreting a lyric and in all form of popular music. – Dinah Shore

149556. Why should unmarried women be discriminated against – unmarried men are not. – Dinah Shore

149557. When rock came along the lyrics and melodies became less important and it bothered me to think that perhaps they might not regain the value they have to music – they are music. – Dinah Shore

149558. When I was four or five, my father had a general store in Winchester and I don’t think the farmers could ever leave on Saturday afternoon until I had been placed up on the counter to sing. – Dinah Shore

149559. Trouble is part of your life – if you don’t share it, you don’t give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough. – Dinah Shore

149560. My tastes are eclectic. – Dinah Shore

149561. I’m not really a country singer, although I did make a couple albums and love its simple, straight-from-the-heart approach, but I have always sung a lot of jazz, show tunes, pop tunes, gospel and blues. – Dinah Shore

149562. I never wanted to set the world on fire. So I never had to burn any bridges behind me. – Dinah Shore

149563. I earn and pay my own way as a great many women do today. – Dinah Shore

149564. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t singing. – Dinah Shore

149565. Emmys are wonderful and I’m thrilled to death that I have mine. But they’re representative of a specific achievement, where this sort of thing is representative of how you’ve grown in your own industry. – Dinah Shore

149566. Bing Crosby sings like all people think they sing in the shower. – Dinah Shore

149567. And I’ve never taken up a sport just because it was a social fad. – Dinah Shore

149568. The best money advice ever given me was from my father. When I was a little girl, he told me, ‘Don’t spend anything unless you have to.’ – Dinah Shore

149569. My mom and dad are both in stand-up comedy, so that’s where I started, that’s where I got everything. My roots are holding the mic. – Pauly Shore

149570. I’m not used to getting good reviews. – Pauly Shore

149571. Whenever someone dies everyone says, I love that guy, except for Jeffrey Dahmer. – Pauly Shore

149572. That’s the biggest rule in Hollywood: Don’t spend your own money. – Pauly Shore

149573. Even at my peak, I never went too over the top. – Pauly Shore

149574. I was one of the first veejays to take the camera out on location, and that’s what was unique about MTV at that time. – Pauly Shore

149575. Few if any teenagers can relate to getting up for school and finding famous comics like Pryor and Williams hanging out in your living room after a hard night of partying. But that’s Hollywood. – Pauly Shore

149576. My mom is two people to me. She’s my mom number one, and then she’s this lady most comedians know as being a legendary owner of a nightclub that’s responsible for starting a lot of heavy careers. – Pauly Shore

149577. Once in a while, I try to sneak in something less known anyway. – Bobby Short

149578. But life is tough and if you’re creative, it’s tougher. – Bobby Short

149579. Even in today’s opera world, the position of the black tenor is problematic. – Bobby Short

149580. I was very young at the time, and I mainly appreciated their vocal qualities, even though I was already living as they did – as black performers in a white world. – Bobby Short

149581. If you try to do that in pop music – to play only rare show tunes, for example – people don’t come. – Bobby Short

149582. People have accused me of being in favor of globalization. This is equivalent to accusing me of being in favor of the sun rising in the morning. – Clare Short

149583. So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal. – Clare Short

149584. That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson. – Clare Short

149585. The Liberals have been pressing for the brief on the basis of which he said there was authority for war. – Clare Short

149586. The Middle East is more angry than ever. I’m afraid that the sort of deceit on the route to war was linked to the lack of preparation for afterwards and the chaos and suffering that continuous – so it won’t go away will it? – Clare Short

149587. Of course we need action, but it should be Just action. – Clare Short

149588. We need to keep this Labour government, it has a good chance of another term. – Clare Short

149589. Obviously this is the world descending into worse and worse standards of targeting civilians both in state violence in Iraq, Gaza and so on and the terrorist retaliation. – Clare Short

149590. The problem is going to be finding the right words and implementing it in a way that is really dealing with people that are inciting and not preventing honest discussion of the underlying causes of this horrendous political situation the world is in now. – Clare Short

149591. But they were going to war anyway and they were going to bully and pressure countries to vote for it. – Clare Short

149592. One must strike the right balance between speed and quality. – Clare Short

149593. Most of us women like men, you know; it’s just that we find them a constant disappointment. – Clare Short

149594. But then Iraq happened after September 2001 and America claimed that Al Qaeda was there, and we all know that was a lie and we now know that our own Prime Minister deceived the country terribly. – Clare Short

149595. And if you remember the other part of the context is we were then all deceived about the French position and told the French had said they’d veto any second resolution – which wasn’t true, we now know. – Clare Short

149596. I have set out to change the language of the international system. – Clare Short

149597. I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear – Valerie Amos, Lady Amos, went round Africa with people from our intelligence services trying to press them. I had to make sure that we didn’t promise a misuse of aid in a way that would be illegal. – Clare Short

149598. I mean that the time where we need International agreement more than ever on the environment and the rest, poverty we are breaking up our International Institutions and the rule of law and Tony Blair is part of it. – Clare Short

149599. I think the good old British democracy should keep scrutinising and pressing to get the truth out. – Clare Short

149600. I think the suffering, violence and cruelty and Guantanamo and the rest is going to go on and on in Iraq. – Clare Short

149601. And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and suffering and we know that there is anger. Anyone who came anywhere near the general election in constituencies with a substantial Muslim population knows that. – Clare Short

149602. I have a kind of objective luxury about my career. – Martin Short

149603. I pretend I’m one of the royal family when I’m in a hotel and that the hotel belongs to me – it is a palace. – Martin Short

149604. I think loss can fuel how you lead your whole life. – Martin Short

149605. I know if I were to drop dead now, people would probably write nice things in the obit. – Martin Short

149606. I have sometimes imagined my own death and brought myself to tears. – Martin Short

149607. I hate to lull the audience into letting them think that something is something. It’s always fun to defy expectations. – Martin Short

149608. David Lynch and I almost made a movie together in the late ’80s. We had lots of dinners and lunches. He’s a very cool, hip guy. This film, let’s face it, is like an homage to him, I would imagine he’d find it funny. – Martin Short

149609. Being the youngest of five, you’re adored, you’re fueled with confidence. – Martin Short

149610. All these things that enter your head are assignments. You write them up and then throw them out there and if someone wants to do it, your assignment is done. – Martin Short

149611. I’ve chosen to treat my life more like a party than something to stress about. – Martin Short

149612. All you’re trying to do in an improvisation is get as much material as possible for the editing room. – Martin Short

149613. What I learned, a little too late, was that the ‘traditional’ Martin Short target viewer weighs under 300 pounds. Unfortunately, I was on during daytime. – Martin Short

149614. You try to figure out things to keep yourself interested. It’s very easy to get lulled. – Martin Short

149615. I think I’m funny because my family, my siblings were funny. – Martin Short

149616. What’s great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It’s not about the gloss of your eyebrows. – Martin Short

149617. Sometimes people get passionate about the obscure jokes. – Martin Short

149618. Someone once asked me what was the weirdest question I was ever asked. And I was stymied. – Martin Short

149619. People do think I’m Jewish. But we’re Irish Catholic. My father had a brogue. – Martin Short

149620. One of my great influences was Don Knotts as Barney Fife. – Martin Short

149621. No one is any one thing. – Martin Short

149622. My mother was the concert master of the symphony. Absurdity and eccentricity were not criticized. – Martin Short

149623. I’ve never done an improvised movie as a fictitious character. I think that’s the challenge. – Martin Short

149624. I’ve done lots of improv things but not a whole movie. – Martin Short

149625. You go through publicists because it’s easy for a publicist to say to another publicist, “No”. – Martin Short

149626. A good sacrifice is one that is not necessarily sound but leaves your opponent dazed and confused. – Nigel Short

149627. Chess is ruthless: you’ve got to be prepared to kill people. – Nigel Short

149628. Of course I’m not a racist, but I’m certainly right wing, there’s no question about that. – Nigel Short

149629. Surely, serious problems can’t be solved just by talking about them. – Nigel Short

149630. We have a large underclass in Britain, and a fairly low standard of education. Our best universities are extremely good, but a very significant proportion of the British population that comes out of compulsory schooling with very low standards of education. – Nigel Short

149631. Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about. – Solomon Short

149632. The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky. – Solomon Short

149633. A diploma only proves that you know how to look up answers. – Solomon Short

149634. If God is watching us, we might as well be interesting. – Solomon Short

149635. Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed? – Solomon Short

149636. Yes, winning the gold medal was undoubtedly the biggest day of my career – mostly because I won the way I had prepared to run it. It was a totally satisfying experience. – Frank Shorter

149637. It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes – they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing. – Frank Shorter

149638. It is not the time spent with the child at their activity that is going to produce the highest level athlete. It is in supporting the child in an organized activity – and Bill alluded to this – so the child can find what they truly like to do and let them go. – Frank Shorter

149639. My goal is to break three hours in a marathon. – Frank Shorter

149640. Really, I think that going out and playing with your friends is kind of becoming a lost art, with the kids in the neighborhood. – Frank Shorter

149641. Right now, after having had back surgery, I am finally back to running again. – Frank Shorter

149642. Running with others can help get you out when you might otherwise blow it off. – Frank Shorter

149643. So, in a way I was hedging and saying that if the Olympic stuff doesn’t work out at least I can be a lawyer. – Frank Shorter

149644. The irony of that is, what makes it kind of ironic, is when you do become successful as a professional athlete in particular, a lot of the young children who are emulating these stars do have a different perspective. – Frank Shorter

149645. You don’t run 26 miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe. – Frank Shorter

149646. When you are caring about your children perhaps you always have to remember at what point you can become over involved because of something you need rather than something the child needs. – Frank Shorter

149647. The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing. – Frank Shorter

149648. When I am totally race fit, I don’t worry about breathing or technique – they take care of themselves. – Frank Shorter

149649. What you did was live on very little. I think all of us that were competing – Bill is the same way – you don’t need much to live. – Frank Shorter

149650. To put it another way, Michael Jordan was a gym rat. – Frank Shorter

149651. There’s obviously some validity to it. But I think it also points out that you obviously can do it on your own because people have been doing it long before they had the stuff. – Frank Shorter

149652. I plan to be running as long as I can and have no plans to stop. – Frank Shorter

149653. The marathon is all about energy management. I had planned to run it like a track race with strategic surges to blow up my competitors by putting them into oxygen debt, so that is the way I prepared. – Frank Shorter

149654. Again, racing for me was about energy management. – Frank Shorter

149655. Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually it passes and the flow returns. It’s part of racing. – Frank Shorter

149656. For the novice runner, I’d say to give yourself at least 2 months of consistently running several times a week at a conversational pace before deciding whether you want to stick with it. Consistency is the most important aspect of training at this point. – Frank Shorter

149657. Hills are speedwork in disguise. – Frank Shorter

149658. I think he had a wake-up call. It’s a different kind of race, and I think maybe he didn’t take it quite as seriously as he might have, but you can bet he learned a lot of lessons. – Frank Shorter

149659. Because running fast is more fun than running slow. – Frank Shorter

149660. Being in school is the best place to be if you are an athlete because you can structure your own time. – Frank Shorter

149661. As I’ve been able to once again gain the benefits of speed work, I’m enjoying my running more and more. – Frank Shorter

149662. I admire runners older than I – they are now my heroes. I want to be like them as I grow older. – Frank Shorter

149663. I also held several masters running titles. – Frank Shorter

149664. A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time. – Frank Shorter

149665. I started in law school in ’71 and graduated in ’74. So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time. – Frank Shorter

149666. The weather is perfect. The gods are shining on us. – Frank Shorter

149667. I think it is that parents just don’t kick their kids out the door as much as they used to. I think the demise of sandlot sports has had a lot to do with it. – Frank Shorter

149668. I think the secret of my light, quick, foot strike is related to the fact that I have fragile feet. – Frank Shorter

149669. In other words we have marketed our way into this health crisis. – Frank Shorter

149670. I was actually going to law school in 1972. – Frank Shorter

149671. Intervals and other types of speed work are essential to improve running speed. – Frank Shorter

149672. You’re like the girl who left her shadow in the drawer, but when she went to get it, it wasn’t there. – Wayne Shorter

149673. You know the actor John Garfield? In one movie he walked up to this train station, the ticket booth, and the guy says, ‘Yes, where are you going?’ And he says, ‘I want a ticket to nowhere.’ I thought: that’s it. The freedom to do that. I want a ticket to nowhere. – Wayne Shorter

149674. A creative artist works on his next composition because he was not satisfied with his previous one. – Dimitri Shostakovich

149675. To lack intelligence is to be in the ring blindfolded. – David M. Shoup

149676. Remember, God provides the best camouflage several hours out of every 24. – David M. Shoup

149677. I think that there were only two people in my high school that were comfortable there, and I think they are both pumping gas now. – Grant Show

149678. We all know what happens to first ladies who shoot their mouths off. – Maria Shriver

149679. Part of what Special Olympics is trying to do is break down stereotypes that still exist for people. There is still a lot of fear. – Maria Shriver

149680. I think that public service is tough on a family – no ifs, ands, buts about it. I have my own personal wishes, but they’re not always front and center. – Maria Shriver

149681. Don’t think of him as a Republican. Think of him as the man I love, and if that doesn’t work, think of him as the man who can crush you. – Maria Shriver

149682. I don’t believe in gutter politics. I don’t believe in gutter journalism. – Maria Shriver

149683. He who knows all things and believes nothing is damned. – Sargent Shriver

149684. Does politics have to be injected into everything? – Sargent Shriver

149685. A line has to be drawn somewhere between what is essential and what is peripheral. – Sargent Shriver

149686. Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must realize he is not going to change the world overnight. – Sargent Shriver

149687. As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn’t occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it. – Sargent Shriver

149688. Being accused of enthusiasm is something I’ll never live down. – Sargent Shriver

149689. Christian virtues unite men. Racism separates them. – Sargent Shriver

149690. Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them? – Sargent Shriver

149691. I don’t think the Gallup Poll technique is going to be very helpful in determining the goals of our educational system. – Sargent Shriver

149692. Do the job first. Worry about the clearance later. – Sargent Shriver

149693. It wouldn’t kill me if I were never nominated or elected to anything. – Sargent Shriver

149694. I never ride just to ride. I ride to catch a fox. I play baseball to make the team. – Sargent Shriver

149695. I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an alternative to the draft that life may well be easier at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us. – Sargent Shriver

149696. I can remember at college, living on 30-cent meals. – Sargent Shriver

149697. If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society. – Sargent Shriver

149698. I do not think that the educational program of our schools should be determined by what the community thinks it needs. – Sargent Shriver

149699. I hate goofballs. – Sargent Shriver

149700. It is well to be prepared for life as it is, but it is better to be prepared to make life better than it is. – Sargent Shriver

149701. If a young person has any idealism at all, it’s strongest about the time he finishes college. – Sargent Shriver

149702. It’s the most rewarding thing to be a civil servant. – Sargent Shriver

149703. Jews have suffered persecution from misguided Christians who tortured the Jews for their part in killing Christ. These Christians forgot that Christ died because of the sins of all men. – Sargent Shriver

149704. Joe Kennedy isn’t in the habit of having incompetents around. I wouldn’t have lasted three months if I didn’t have some ability. – Sargent Shriver

149705. Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting. – Sargent Shriver

149706. My parents had always preached the virtues of hard work. But hard work is one thing; economic struggle is another. – Sargent Shriver

149707. My parents were second cousins. That is enough to explain all of my peculiarities. – Sargent Shriver

149708. It is precisely our job as Catholics to speak the truth as plainly and precisely as we can. – Sargent Shriver

149709. I don’t have to run the Peace Corps. I could live without seeing my picture in the newspapers and without being interviewed. – Sargent Shriver

149710. In the Peace Corps, the volunteer must be a fully developed, mature person. He must not join to run abroad or escape problems. – Sargent Shriver

149711. When Roosevelt came along, I approved of his program, generally. I figured an economic system should work for people, not vice versa. – Sargent Shriver

149712. One of the things Mr. Kennedy taught me was that in laying out a new project, you shouldn’t try to cope with every little problem. – Sargent Shriver

149713. Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education. – Sargent Shriver

149714. Racists are irrational and illogical in their attempts to justify their prejudices. – Sargent Shriver

149715. Respect for another man’s opinion is worthy. It is the realization that any opinion is valuable, for it is the sign of a rational being. – Sargent Shriver

149716. The natural idealism of youth is an idealism, alas, for which we do not always provide as many outlets as we should. – Sargent Shriver

149717. The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and women who gave their lives to justice and charity. – Sargent Shriver

149718. The Peace Corps is guilty of enthusiasm and a crusading spirit. But we’re not apologetic about it. – Sargent Shriver

149719. The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world. – Sargent Shriver

149720. The roots of racism lie deep in man’s nature, wounded and bruised by original sin. – Sargent Shriver

149721. We must treat the disease of racism. This means we must understand the disease. – Sargent Shriver

149722. Working in an underdeveloped land for two or three years, the volunteer will often find that his work is routine and full of frustration. – Sargent Shriver

149723. There is an alternative to war. It has been with us forever. – Sargent Shriver

149724. Unfortunately, there are so many people who live their whole life in a place that is safe and protected and simple and they don’t really have that strength inside to fly. – Andrew Shue

149725. If I want to continue to build the kind of effort we have with Do Something, being in a public office would help. I wouldn’t rule it out, but it’s not something I feel determined to do. – Andrew Shue

149726. Try to have as diverse group of friends as possible and don’t get into the the clique scenario. – Andrew Shue

149727. There are 80 million moms in the United States. Forty million stay at home with their children. – Andrew Shue

149728. The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers. But that said, once you’re a teenager you’ve probably gotten as much of an example from your parents as you’re going to. – Andrew Shue

149729. The money was good while it lasted. The best part was clearly that it changed my view of what’s possible, as far as thinking how you can have an impact on a national level. – Andrew Shue

149730. The biggest lesson from Africa was that life’s joys come mostly from relationships and friendships, not from material things. I saw time and again how much fun Africans had with their families and friends and on the sports fields; they laughed all the time. – Andrew Shue

149731. Teenagers too often have to deal with loss and death. You had to cope with the untimely death of your brother; how can young people deal with such tragedies? – Andrew Shue

149732. People who dream of something bigger and better are good role models. – Andrew Shue

149733. Michael Sanchez and I grew up in New Jersey, not far from here, playing soccer together. When I was in high school, I worked to start an organization to help senior citizens, which I learned a great deal from. – Andrew Shue

149734. Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that’s it. You’re going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that’s deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way. – Andrew Shue

149735. We started a movement… to build character, citizenship and confidence in young people. – Andrew Shue

149736. If you can get a teen leader in each sector of a student population, you can pull people in. Everybody wants to get involved, but most are too afraid. When they see a person they think is cool leading it, they’re first to join. – Andrew Shue

149737. I can pretty much call anyone, whether at the White House, in a company or in the media. I have access, because of the silliness of the entertainment world and how people react to it. It gave me an enormous opportunity to do anything I really want to. – Andrew Shue

149738. I’m just kind of taking a break now and enjoying the freedom of making my own choices. When you’re on a television show for six years, they run your schedule. – Andrew Shue

149739. I’m a big fan of Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty, they’re my two favorites. – Andrew Shue

149740. I’d never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math. – Andrew Shue

149741. I was on Oprah’s show recently talking about the people who impacted me the most. One was a teacher and one was my soccer coach. I didn’t even go into my family, who had the most influence. – Andrew Shue

149742. I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives. – Andrew Shue

149743. I found at an early age the times when I learned the most about myself was when I got thrown out there on a stage in front of a microphone when you didn’t really want to be out there, where you’re kind of afraid. – Andrew Shue

149744. Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down, and quite frankly, alone. – Andrew Shue

149745. When we’re young we have a very clear vision of how life is supposed to be, and it all seems very neatly packaged. – Andrew Shue

149746. A good balance of winning and losing is important. If you just win all the time, you won’t get anything out of it; having some tough losses can be really important. – Andrew Shue

149747. It’s easy to say young people should believe in themselves, but the number one thing is recognizing that it’s a journey, that you have to build confidence in yourself. – Andrew Shue

149748. When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important. – Andrew Shue

149749. Winning isn’t everything, but playing and competing and striving and going through things can be a lot of fun and really important. As long as you’re doing it in a way that’s healthy, sports can be an incredible opportunity. – Andrew Shue

149750. With my new venture, Club Mom, we want to empower moms to feel their value and also build their collective power to make their lives better and easier. We want to bring them together as a community to share experiences and information. – Andrew Shue

149751. You need to make relationships to help you. – Andrew Shue

149752. You start to think bigger when you see how quickly a TV show can catch on in a whole country. That confidence, and thinking big, opened a lot of doors. – Andrew Shue

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149753. Community service has taught me all kinds of skills and increased my confidence. You go out there and think on your feet, work with others and create something from nothing. That’s what life’s all about. – Andrew Shue

149754. When you have a tough loss, go through it and agonize. I had one loss that I still want to change, but at the same time I realize it is an important part of who I am. – Andrew Shue

149755. I may be the girl next door, but you wouldn’t want to live next to me. – Elisabeth Shue

149756. I spent my whole life trying to play the games males play. – Elisabeth Shue

149757. I don’t have high expectations anymore. Maybe they’ve just been beaten out of me. – Elisabeth Shue

149758. After Leaving Las Vegas I did assume that things would get a lot easier than they’ve been. But it’s just been a mirror of the way my career’s been from the beginning, so for it to have changed would have been strange. My career has never been perfect. – Elisabeth Shue

149759. I understand now that the vulnerability I’ve always felt is the greatest strength a person can have. You can’t experience life without feeling life. What I’ve learned is that being vulnerable to somebody you love is not a weakness, it’s a strength. – Elisabeth Shue

149760. We ask them to remove the missiles deployed against Taiwan, give up their military threat, and instead let us together open the door to cross-Strait peaceful and stable dialogue and negotiations. – Chen Shui-bian

149761. The road to democracy may be winding and is like a river taking many curves, but eventually the river will reach the ocean. – Chen Shui-bian

149762. Taiwan is an independent sovereign country. – Chen Shui-bian

149763. The election is over, and even though there are people who have different ideologies and beliefs, from now on we must all embrace each other, creating a harmonious and unified new Taiwan through our love and tolerance. – Chen Shui-bian

149764. The election result is not a victory that belongs to me or my party. – Chen Shui-bian

149765. The grandeur and strength or our people and democracy are as big as a forest. – Chen Shui-bian

149766. The results of the two referenda demonstrate the majority view of the Taiwanese people. – Chen Shui-bian

149767. We will strive to make Taiwan a better place and enable our people to live better lives. – Chen Shui-bian

149768. We will make every effort to unify all ethnic groups, to strengthen belief in Taiwan and to persist in reform. – Chen Shui-bian

149769. We sincerely ask the Beijing authorities across the Strait to view the election result from a positive perspective, to accept the democratic decision of the Taiwanese people. – Chen Shui-bian

149770. Secondly I would like to make continuous efforts of stabilising cross Strait relations, eventually reaching peace across the Taiwan strait and stability and security in the Asia Pacific region. – Chen Shui-bian

149771. We have had a long wait for democracy. – Chen Shui-bian

149772. If we really love and cherish Taiwan, we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts. – Chen Shui-bian

149773. We also intend to deal with the issue of incorporating basic human rights into our new constitution. – Chen Shui-bian

149774. Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit. – Chen Shui-bian

149775. We must not demonstrate any arrogance, and we must refrain from any irrational or undemocratic behavior. – Chen Shui-bian

149776. I have great confidence in the universal value and in basic human rights and I have great confidence that referenda will eventually take root and become part of our daily lives in Taiwan. – Chen Shui-bian

149777. Also in the new constitution, we want to lower the voting age from 20 years to 18 years and also gradually implement a voluntary military service in replacement of the current compulsory military service. – Chen Shui-bian

149778. Even if I were knocked down by one gunshot it wouldn’t affect our democracy and I wasn’t knocked down and I have great confidence in our democracy and in Taiwan and in the people of Taiwan. – Chen Shui-bian

149779. Even if one tree falls down it wouldn’t affect the entire forest. – Chen Shui-bian

149780. However, I must say that I am very happy to see that we have such a positive result for our first referendum in our history and that gives me more confidence in Taiwan’s democracy. – Chen Shui-bian

149781. I believe in the greatness of our democracy. – Chen Shui-bian

149782. I believe in the greatness of our people. – Chen Shui-bian

149783. I believe that this is not only the view of the people on both sides of the Strait. It is also the common expectation of the US, Japan and the international community. – Chen Shui-bian

149784. I have great confidence in Taiwan’s democracy. – Chen Shui-bian

149785. Over the next four years, I will continue to listen to different views and accept different suggestions. – Chen Shui-bian

149786. I understand the harsh feelings and sentiments from my opponents and their supporters because I myself have been defeated twice in my political life in the past and I understand very well it is hard to accept your own failure. – Chen Shui-bian

149787. In the 1999 resolution regarding Taiwan’s future passed by the Democratic Progressive Party, it is stated very clearly that any change to the status quo of Taiwan must be decided by the people of Taiwan through referenda. – Chen Shui-bian

149788. It has been well over half a century and I’m glad to say we have taken the right path from authoritarianism to democracy and this is a road of no return. – Chen Shui-bian

149789. The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others. – Don Shula

149790. Because, they’re only thinking about one team when that game’s over. Before the game, they’re talking about two football teams. When the game’s over, there’s only one winner. – Don Shula

149791. What I learned from that loss, and also another loss that I’m going to talk about later, was that when you’re there, it’s not good enough to be there, when you’re there, you better walk away with that ring. – Don Shula

149792. You know it’s only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton, but it took me 67 years to travel that distance. – Don Shula

149793. Success is not forever and failure isn’t fatal. – Don Shula

149794. The one thing that I know is that you win with good people. – Don Shula

149795. I think what coaching is all about, is taking players and analyzing there ability, put them in a position where they can excel within the framework of the team winning. And I hope that I’ve done that in my 33 years as a head coach. – Don Shula

149796. And my rookie contract, my first rookie contract was for $5,000. – Don Shula

149797. And then to end up with a total of 347 wins, averaging 10 regular season wins for 33 years and the best winning percentage, and I’m very proud of this, of any professional team from 1970 to 1996. – Don Shula

149798. Anybody that’s a Dolphins fan feels they’re headed in the right direction. – Don Shula

149799. He wants to be his own man and be recognized for what he’s done. He’s not asking for anything because of his name. That was a tough situation to go into at Alabama, but he probably wouldn’t have been given the job if the situation would have been different. – Don Shula

149800. I coached against Dave the last couple of years, and I was very proud to be the first time a father ever coached against his son. He beat me for 30 minutes the first time and 59 and a half minutes the second time. – Don Shula

149801. I don’t know any other way to lead but by example. – Don Shula

149802. I don’t want a player that’s content with not playing… But we wanted to play the guys that got us here. – Don Shula

149803. And I coached against Mike when he was an assistant with the Bears and they won that football game. – Don Shula

149804. And this year is going to be the 25th anniversary of the 17-0 team, the only undefeated season. – Don Shula

149805. Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck. – Don Shula

149806. Peyton Manning is doing things that I think no other quarterback in the history of the league has done at the line of scrimmage… I just think they are a team right now that’s got a real chance to run the table. – Don Shula

149807. One thing I never want to be accused of is not working. – Don Shula

149808. The higher the classification of secrecy, the quicker you will report it. – George P. Shultz

149809. I learned in business that you had to be very careful when you told somebody that’s working for you to do something, because the chances were very high he’d do it. In government, you don’t have to worry about that. – George P. Shultz

149810. It was an attempt to stick the Congress’s finger in King Hussein’s eye. – George P. Shultz

149811. Nothing ever gets settled in this town. a seething debating society in which the debate never stops, in which people never give up, including me. And so that’s the atmosphere in which you administer. – George P. Shultz

149812. You’ve got to dream a little bit if you’re going to get somewhere. – George P. Shultz

149813. Oh, you know. I am secretary of state. My trips aren’t successful. I just talk to people. – George P. Shultz

149814. Our national security is at risk when we rely on foreign oil to keep our economy moving forward. – Bill Shuster

149815. Democrats’ attack on the Republican majority leader is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective leader from accomplishing the people’s business. – Bill Shuster

149816. Especially today as we fight the war on terror – against an enemy that represents hatred, extremism and stands behind no flag – we need to remember the sacrifices that have gone into protecting our flag. – Bill Shuster

149817. Government spending is being restrained, the economy is making progress and moving forward, and the pro-growth, tax cutting policies put in place have allowed businesses to grow, which has brought in additional tax revenue to help pay off the debt. – Bill Shuster

149818. However, the Department of Defense treats these detainees in accord with the Geneva Convention, even though that is not required because of the inhumane methods used by these killers. – Bill Shuster

149819. It is imperative for the health and safety of millions of workers that we ensure that breathing systems needed for protection are widely available, convenient and economical. – Bill Shuster

149820. It is only reasonable that our laws do not force our country to provide safe harbor to those individuals that are being sought out by their governments due to their terrorist ties. – Bill Shuster

149821. Many of the vicious criminals held there have been caught on the battlefield fighting against American troops and shutting down Guantanamo Bay would just require the military to move them elsewhere. – Bill Shuster

149822. Central and western Pennsylvania has one of the best workforces in the country and this will provide job training, new skills and additional resources for those trying to find a job. – Bill Shuster

149823. Our military commanders have said over and over again that a timetable for withdrawal sends the wrong message to our troops, but more importantly to our enemy. – Bill Shuster

149824. We need to enact a strong standard that will stop a terrorist or illegal alien from getting a driver’s license because border security is a major concern in a post-September 11th world. – Bill Shuster

149825. Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called. – Bill Shuster

149826. President Bush has a record of cutting taxes, has provided a prescription drug benefit for seniors, has upheld the Second Amendment and remains committed to stopping liberal activists judges who are redefining marriage. – Bill Shuster

149827. The Army War College has been a tradition in central Pennsylvania for years. – Bill Shuster

149828. The flag represents all the values and the liberties Americans have and enjoy everyday. – Bill Shuster

149829. We shouldn’t have politicians micromanaging this war because it is complex and unconventional. – Bill Shuster

149830. We spend millions of dollars per year supplying more than adequate meals and a Koran to every detainee along with a prayer rug that meets their religious standards. – Bill Shuster

149831. While America has always been and always will be a safe harbor for those being persecuted by tyrannical governments we must be vigilant to ensure those individuals are not taking advantage of America’s generosity and good will. – Bill Shuster

149832. America’s veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today’s Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress’ action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols. – Bill Shuster

149833. Our first responsibility is to protect the American people and we cannot put on blinders to expect that everyone who seeks asylum does so in good faith. – Bill Shuster

149834. Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious. The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity’s mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O’Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it’s insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody. – David Shuster

149835. If Michael Steele doesn’t make you sad, well, then there’s radio host Rush Limbaugh, no longer content with wanting the President to fail, Rush is now calling out Mr. Obama as a girly man. – David Shuster

149836. But doesn’t it seem like Chelsea’s sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way? – David Shuster

149837. In this drawing we just let our imagination run wild. We visualized Superman toys, games, and a radio show – that was before TV – and Superman movies. We even visualized Superman billboards. And it’s all come true. – Joe Shuster

149838. He was mostly leaping tall buildings in the beginning. There were cases where he would leap off a tall building or swoop down, and at that point he would look like he was flying, I suppose. It was just natural to draw him like that. – Joe Shuster

149839. I came from Canada when I was about 10 years old, and our family settled in Cleveland, Ohio. – Joe Shuster

149840. I drew a picture on the back of a calendar in pencil. In those days they used to give out free calendars, I had no art paper, so I took whatever else I could. – Joe Shuster

149841. I did all the work at the beginning up until the point where I couldn’t handle the increasingly heavy art production burden alone. I needed, and got, assistance. – Joe Shuster

149842. I had to produce a complete page – or two or three – in one day. I took a lot of pride in my work, and I hated to do a mediocre job. Evidently, some of the writers enjoyed my work best of all for that very reason. – Joe Shuster

149843. I think initially we wanted to use the first letter of the character’s name. We thought S was perfect. – Joe Shuster

149844. And I agreed the feeling of action as he was flying or jumping or leaping – a flowing cape would give it movement. It really helped, and it was very easy to draw. – Joe Shuster

149845. In the beginning, we had a great deal of freedom, and Jerry wrote completely out of his imagination – very, very freely. We even had no editorial supervision to speak of, because they were in such a rush to get the thing in before deadline. But later on we were restricted. – Joe Shuster

149846. Jerry and I always felt that the character was enjoying himself. He was having fun: he wasn’t taking himself seriously. It was always a lark for him, as you can see in my early drawings. – Joe Shuster

149847. Jerry often says that Slam Bradley was really the forerunner of Superman, because we turned it out with no restrictions, complete freedom to do what we wanted; the only problem was that we had a deadline. – Joe Shuster

149848. Jerry picked up the technique of visualizing the story as a movie scenario; and whenever he gave me a script, I would see it as a screenplay. That was the technique that Jerry used, and I just picked it up. – Joe Shuster

149849. Jerry reversed the usual formula of the superhero who goes to another planet. He put the superhero in ordinary, familiar surroundings, instead of the other way around, as was done in most science fiction. That was the first time I can recall that it had ever been done. – Joe Shuster

149850. Not only that, but when I first met Joe, to my intense delight, he showed me that he was a collector. He was collecting some of the early Tarzan pages by Hal Foster, and, later, early Flash Gordons; and I found that we were both absolutely interested in the same type of thing. – Joe Shuster

149851. Those early sketches looked too cartoony; I really wanted to do detailed drawings – I was taking anatomy classes – but unfortunately I wasn’t able to do it because of the time element. – Joe Shuster

149852. Clark Kent, I suppose, had a little bit of Harold Lloyd in him. – Joe Shuster

149853. Before I ever put anything on paper, Jerry and I would talk back and forth. – Joe Shuster

149854. I was mild-mannered, wore glasses, was very shy with women. – Joe Shuster

149855. There is no one looking out for us. We are all alone. – M. Night Shyamalan

149856. There are a lot of things I can take, and a few that I can’t. What I can’t take is when my older brother, who’s everything that I want to be, starts losing faith in things. I saw that look in your eyes last night. I don’t ever want to see that look in your eyes again. – M. Night Shyamalan

149857. Movies will end up being this esoteric art form, where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters. – M. Night Shyamalan

149858. There’s a monster outside my room, can I have a glass of water? – M. Night Shyamalan

149859. See what you have to ask yourself is what kind of person are you? Are you the kind that sees signs, sees miracles? Or do you believe that people just get lucky? – M. Night Shyamalan

149860. Are you in my dream too? – M. Night Shyamalan

149861. I knew the moment it happened, it was a miracle. I could have been kissing her when she threw up. It would have scarred me for life. I may never have recovered. – M. Night Shyamalan

149862. I like to write in a shroud of secrecy because I have to keep finding ways to scare myself. – M. Night Shyamalan

149863. Is it possible that there are no coincidences? – M. Night Shyamalan

149864. When they see those fourteen lights, they’re looking at a miracle. And deep down, they feel that whatever’s going to happen, there will be someone there to help them. And that fills them with hope. – M. Night Shyamalan

149865. Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been put up to a critic. – Jean Sibelius

149866. I’d probably be famous now if I wasn’t such a good waitress. – Jane Siberry

149867. The biggest challenge was trying to convey the story of the making of a film that isn’t finished yet – and which won’t be finished until the third film, The Return of the King, reaches our cinemas towards the end of 2003! – Brian Sibley

149868. The older we get, the swifter time seems to pass and the quicker memories seem to fade. – Brian Sibley

149869. Maybe it’s just my own chronic morbidity and melancholia, but I really do think about it a great deal and quite often in the small hours of the night when, it is said, the greatest numbers of people die. – Brian Sibley

149870. Watching the completed version of The Two Towers for example, I was very conscious of scenes – sometimes whole sequences – that I had seen being filmed or edited but which hadn’t made it into the final cut. – Brian Sibley

149871. I’ve lost all my money on these films. They are not commercial. But I’m glad to lose it this way. To have for a souvenir of my life pictures like Umberto D. and The Bicycle Thief. – Vittorio De Sica

149872. Moral indignation in most cases is, 2% moral, 48% indignation, and 50% envy. – Vittorio De Sica

149873. Kennedy did not have to run the risk of having his ideas and his words shortened and adulterated by a correspondent. This was the television era, not only in campaigning, but in holding the presidency. – Hugh Sidey

149874. They can see the brave silhouette from almost anywhere in the District of Columbia and use it as a compass to locate other monuments and eventually to find their way out of the great, gray federal wilderness. – Hugh Sidey

149875. The problems seem so easy out there on the stump. Deficits shrink with a rhetorical flourish. – Hugh Sidey

149876. The legions of reporters who cover politics don’t want to quit the clash and thunder of electoral combat for the dry duty of analyzing the federal budget. As a consequence, we have created the perpetual presidential campaign. – Hugh Sidey

149877. A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes. – Hugh Sidey

149878. A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life. – Hugh Sidey

149879. The prime minister found something hopeful in the man’s eyes and manner. The 30 or so people who run this world analyze one another that way and then make decisions of life and death for us. Scary, but true. – Hugh Sidey

149880. When you are dining with a demon, you got to have a long spoon. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149881. A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149882. A revolutionary idea is usually one with its sleeves rolled up. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149883. After marriage, the other man’s wife looks more beautiful. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149884. Age has been the perfect fire extinguisher for flaming youth. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149885. Anybody can pilot a ship when the sea is calm. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149886. Beware of the naked man who offers you his shirt. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149887. Even a cock crows over his own dunghill. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149888. Experience is like a comb that life gives you when you are bald. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149889. He will fight a rattlesnake and give it the first two bites too. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149890. I am a sepoy and will follow the guidance of my leaders. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149891. Wickets are like wives. You never know what to expect from them. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149892. I have seen many ladies displaying different styles and different styles displaying ladies. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149893. We are all Adam’s children – it’s just the skin that makes all the difference. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149894. You can’t play a symphony alone, it takes an orchestra to play it. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149895. We’ll take the cake with the red cherry on top. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149896. There is light at the end of the tunnel for India, but it’s that of an oncoming train which will run them over. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149897. The third umpires should be changed as often as nappies and for the same reason. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149898. The Indians are finding the gaps like a pin in a haystack. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149899. The ball whizzes past like a bumblebee and the Indians are in the sea. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149900. One who doesn’t throw the dice can never expect to score a six. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149901. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. And venture belongs to the adventurous. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149902. If the heavens throw you dates, you got to keep your mouth open. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149903. You got to choose between tightening your belt or losing your pants. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149904. Nobody travels on the road to success without a puncture or two. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149905. It’s like the brooding hen sitting over a china egg. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149906. The cat with gloves catches no mice. – Navjot Singh Sidhu

149907. If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established. – Algernon Sidney

149908. Liars need to have good memories. – Algernon Sidney

149909. Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice. – Algernon Sidney

149910. Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted. – Algernon Sidney

149911. I’ve had 79 to 80 years of show business. I started when I was 5 with a man called Tom Mix. I didn’t have time to go to school because I was in silent movies, I was in radio, I was in burlesque, I worked with the circus. I’m all show business! – George Sidney

149912. It’s a terrible thing to say I know. I’ve only done what I wanted to do. It’s a real luxury. I only made the pictures I wanted to make and lived in the places I’ve wanted to live. I’m very, very happy. – George Sidney

149913. Once I make a picture, I never look at it again. – George Sidney

149914. When you worked in a studio it was the studio system that you kind of missed because it was a big, big family. I mean MGM had 5,000 people working a day there. You miss it. – George Sidney

149915. Either I will find a way, or I will make one. – Philip Sidney

149916. The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care. – Philip Sidney

149917. The only disadvantage of an honest heart is credulity. – Philip Sidney

149918. Our erected wit maketh us to know what perfection is. – Philip Sidney

149919. A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger. – Philip Sidney

149920. It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy. – Philip Sidney

149921. It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened. – Philip Sidney

149922. Fritz Lang was one of my dearest, dearest friends. I loved working with him. – Sylvia Sidney

149923. I don’t know if there was even a hundred million dollars in the whole country! – Sylvia Sidney

149924. Nooooooo… favorite film, that’s like asking if you have a favorite kid! – Sylvia Sidney

149925. Tim and Fritz Lang I loved working with. Not Hitchcock so much. There was no communication. – Sylvia Sidney

149926. I liked television, and television liked me. – Joel Siegel

149927. Real movie producers aren’t this nice. – Joel Siegel

149928. Samuel L. Jackson is one of the best actors there is. – Joel Siegel

149929. Television news was expanding to an hour, and producers did not know how to fill the space and time. – Joel Siegel

149930. The studio should not have released this film. – Joel Siegel

149931. There are scenes here and effects here that would make George S. Patton wince. – Joel Siegel

149932. They are words you don’t easily forget: I don’t have good news. – Joel Siegel

149933. What I learned from this movie, 40 Days and 40 Nights: Absitenence can be a very good thing. Especially from box offices where this film is playing. – Joel Siegel

149934. When all the performances are excellent, critics understand it’s the direction. – Joel Siegel

149935. You can’t believe Russell Crowe is the same actor who won an Oscar one year ago for Gladiator. – Joel Siegel

149936. I started crying 20 seconds into the movie and didn’t stop till it was over. – Joel Siegel

149937. I have no idea why one of our most original filmmakers would want to spend two years of his life translating someone else’s movie from Spanish into English. And it wasn’t such a good film in Spanish, either. – Joel Siegel

149938. I do my best not to have any expectations when I go into a movie because it’s not fair. – Joel Siegel

149939. Follow your passion. – Joel Siegel

149940. Maybe by his second year in Hogwarts, Harry Potter will learn the trick to making a movie this good, but don’t bet on it. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is one of the best films of the year. – Joel Siegel

149941. If you fight back and get hit, it hurts a little while; if you don’t fight back it hurts forever. – Joel Siegel

149942. So I look at a lot of stuff now that I did and some of it looks tame to me, but my interest in terms of what I want to say with it is a little different. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149943. Cartooning is an honorable thing. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149944. So there’s kind of a simultaneous aspect to pushing the boundaries, and being very safe. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149945. I want to say 90% of stuff out there is just crap that got made. The main point is that it got produced. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149946. I still love a lot of the guys who just paint. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149947. I didn’t want to feel constrained, so I took on the Mutants. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149948. For a while I felt very alone; sort of out there in the world of comics, especially here in the States. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149949. Especially with Elektra, because I’m doing a lot of the covers for the new version of Elektra. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149950. I wanted to learn how to paint rather than just doing black-and-white work. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149951. Comics are really my life blood in a lot of respects. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149952. I was lucky enough to be given books that weren’t top sellers; books that were kind of under the radar. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149953. But with comics you’re reading and assimilating an image simultaneously, instead of just reading or watching the tube. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149954. But there’s still an avenue for smaller comics and personal expression. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149955. But if I really want to produce my own work and tell stories, then I will. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149956. But I’m aware of the fact that I’m working in a commercial venue where I’m producing something that I wouldn’t normally be approaching the way I’m doing it. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149957. And that, to me, is the main attraction to comics. It’s an avenue to say what you want to say. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149958. And I’ve never viewed comics as assignments for the client. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149959. After that I jumped, especially being in art school, to the illustrators. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149960. Do the story in the way it really demands to be done, which may mean using several different styles or only one style; but it’s still about respecting the story. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149961. People who can pull you in and take you on a journey, as opposed to simply adding flash. Again, that feels very clinical, and I don’t respond to that the way I used to. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149962. To me, the technique was almost irrelevant; it was what was coming across. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149963. To me, that’s one of the things that I love about doing this stuff. One day I can work on this piece in watercolor, and then work on something else on the computer, or work on something else that’s a completely different approach. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149964. There is a whole generation of people who are going to see movies or watch TV who don’t want to work. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149965. That was a real learning element for me, because I realized that the more true you are to yourself, the more you will lose people. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149966. So, when the special effects are at the service of the story and draw you into it, that is really the magic. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149967. So much of Jaws was amazing because the mind filled in what was missing. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149968. I wanted to be complete, because I figured that, visually, there was an avenue to explore with painted stuff. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149969. So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing. It’s pushing the envelope. It’s the truth of something through exaggeration. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149970. You’re telling the story, creating the sets, doing the lighting, the designing, and establishing the pace. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149971. One of the problems I have with a lot of movies these days is that everything is too well lit. In the world of digital creations there is a tendency to show too much. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149972. Nothing is really media driven or committee driven, so you can actually just produce something. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149973. Like Godfather, you look at a movie like that, or something that James Gray has directed, a film with minimal or pin lighting as opposed to everything being lit bright and flat, where everything is evident. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149974. Kyle Baker’s work is really funny, but it’s also got a very clear vision. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149975. It’s interesting, because in the corporate stuff there’s a dichotomy there, depending on the creator. Even what, in essence, may be a very safe corporate approach, there is some stuff that is allowed to be pushed. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149976. If you’re going to establish a certain level of unreality than you have to deal with it. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149977. If somebody can inspire me, it feels really special. – Bill Sienkiewicz

149978. The profession of the writer has its thorns about which the reader does not dream. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149979. But the French writers always had more originality and independence than others, and that regulator, which elsewhere was religion, long since ceased to exist for them. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149980. Day is like day as two beads in a rosary, unless changes of weather form the only variety. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149981. Evidently the merit depends on the result of the work. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149982. If the infinity of the sea may call out thus, perhaps when a man is growing old, calls come to him, too, from another infinity still darker and more deeply mysterious; and the more he is wearied by life the dearer are those calls to him. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149983. It has been said that Poland is dead, exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149984. On an exhausted field, only weeds grow. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149985. The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149986. This homage has been rendered not to me – for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me – but to the Polish achievement, the Polish genius. – Henryk Sienkiewicz

149987. A man must be strong in that profession, he must have vigor of body and mind, yet I am all out of breath if I walk up a hill; I have not the heart to crush even a fly. – Gregorio M. Sierra

149988. How can you expect a man to be brave when he meets with nothing in life but misfortune? – Gregorio M. Sierra

149989. That’s what I do… Some people smoke weed, some people smoke cigarettes, some people snort coke… I pop pills, I smoke and I drink syrup, that’s my twist. – Beanie Sigel

149990. I am the Roman Emperor, and am above grammar. – Emperor Sigismund

149991. The golden age has not passed; it lies in the future. – Paul Signac

149992. The anarchist painter is not the one who will create anarchist pictures, but the one who will fight with all his individuality against official conventions. – Paul Signac

149993. He bore no grudge against those he had wronged. – Simone Signoret

149994. I suspect there isn’t an actor alive who was able to truthfully answer his family’s questions after his first day’s activity in his future profession. – Simone Signoret

149995. If Marilyn is in love with my husband it proves she has good taste, for I am in love with him too. – Simone Signoret

149996. Nostalgia is not what it used to be. – Simone Signoret

149997. Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years. – Simone Signoret

149998. The strength of a nation, especially of a republican nation, is in the intelligent and well ordered homes of the people. – Lydia Sigourney

149999. I will devote my body and soul to the service of the people and the nation. – Norodom Sihamoni

150000. In all my life and in the future, I will always be a faithful and loyal servant to all of my compatriots. – Norodom Sihamoni

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