sharpquotes.com logo

Quotes

180000 famous quotes part 156 – 155001 to 156000

This is part 156 of collection of 180000 famous quotes. You can find list of all 180 parts here.

180000 famous quotes part 156 – 155001 to 156000

155001. Speech lessons probably did more for my singing voice – they teach you breathing, resonance. – Harry Dean Stanton

155002. The band I’ve played with for 10 or 12 years now, we’ve been all over, but we mostly play in LA. – Harry Dean Stanton

155003. Heisenberg, Max Plank and Einstein, they all agreed that science could not solve the mystery of the universe. – Harry Dean Stanton

155004. You want people to feel something when you tell a story, whether they feel happy or whether they feel sad. – Harry Dean Stanton

155005. You want people walking away from the conversation with some kernel of wisdom or some kind of impact. – Harry Dean Stanton

155006. I just want to say, good night, sweet prince, may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. – Harry Dean Stanton

155007. I’ve never been ambitious about recording. – Harry Dean Stanton

155008. California is full of Mexican culture and Mexican music. – Harry Dean Stanton

155009. But I’m not imaginative. I couldn’t look into the future, like Star Wars or Robots or anything like that. – Harry Dean Stanton

155010. Career is too pompous a word. It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to be paid for what I love doing. – Barbara Stanwyck

155011. Egotism – usually just a case of mistaken nonentity. – Barbara Stanwyck

155012. I’m now the Lord of the Brighton Manor. – Barbara Stanwyck

155013. My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth. – Barbara Stanwyck

155014. First, you do a piece of material that begins and ends and has a flow; it’s not chopped up as in a film, where in an extreme case you might be doing the last scene of the script the first day that you go to work, and you don’t know enough about the character you’re playing. – Jean Stapleton

155015. On the last day of our five-day work week, we did two performances and we had an audience. It was similar to theatre; we went from beginning to end, and it was very pleasing. – Jean Stapleton

155016. Lots of colors appear when you’re working with other people. – Jean Stapleton

155017. But I think it’s more fulfilling to be working with people. – Jean Stapleton

155018. I think everything worked out the way it was supposed to. Mark’s happier. I’m sober. There are still phone calls to be made, people I need to say something to. But everyone from Creed who I’ve offended or hurt, I ask for their forgiveness. – Scott Stapp

155019. I’d fired anyone who was involved with Creed. I didn’t want anything to do with the music business. The entire press and industry hated me, so what was the point? – Scott Stapp

155020. I was raised in a climate where I believed in God because I was afraid of going to hell – and I didn’t think that was the right way to fall in love with somebody. – Scott Stapp

155021. I was emotionally and spiritually dried up, so I was just searching for God. – Scott Stapp

155022. I was a Christian in Creed, but nobody ever asked me. – Scott Stapp

155023. I just hope it grows into where it was before because I want my son to see it. I want him to have a positive memory of it going forward, so he can be proud of his daddy. – Scott Stapp

155024. I always believed in God and Christ, but I was in rebellion – trying to make my relationship with God fit into my life instead of making my life fit in with him. I was stubborn. – Scott Stapp

155025. Creed’s sound is my sound. – Scott Stapp

155026. Creed was ended by egos and people wanting to do their own thing and poor decision-making. – Scott Stapp

155027. I’m still going to make mistakes, but I don’t have any problems with publicly professing my faith now. It just took me a long time to get to the right place in my relationship with Christ. – Scott Stapp

155028. I started making some proper decisions, getting things in order. It’s kind of like cleaning up your house. I was looking for direction for what God wanted me to do – and that’s when I got a call about The Passion. – Scott Stapp

155029. And it took me, since I was 17 and left home, running from God, to now, as a 30-year-old man, when I honestly feel like I’ve come full circle and my heart’s finally in the right place. – Scott Stapp

155030. My dad always said I was hard-headed, that it would take something like that to wake me up spiritually, and I guess it did. My heart had gotten so beat up that I didn’t have anything left to give. – Scott Stapp

155031. My problems were not what ended Creed. – Scott Stapp

155032. It just took all of that to come to a screeching halt, to get to the point of having nothing, for me to finally realize, Hey, what are you fighting with this for? Until then, I hadn’t claimed my faith as my own; I had just grown up with it. – Scott Stapp

155033. No charges have been filed by the L.A. district attorney’s office, and for that I am appreciative. I have said it before, but we all make mistakes, and the day will come soon enough where you no longer read of mine in the tabloids. – Scott Stapp

155034. The Christian community latched onto a lot of my music, because there were a lot of things about my struggle they related to. But I didn’t really want to come out and be identified as a Christian, because I didn’t want to be a hypocrite, because my life wasn’t right. – Scott Stapp

155035. There comes a point with any collaboration like that where you start having other interests creatively. I was moving in one direction musically, and as a guitar player, Mark wanted to move in another direction. That was essentially the reason we broke up. – Scott Stapp

155036. When something like that happens, people want to try to find some dirt and make it more of a soap opera. But I think we both walked away with the door still open, if we want to do something together again. So yeah, I would call it a friendly break-up. – Scott Stapp

155037. You can sell millions of records, be showered with all this love and admiration and still feel despised and unwanted. That’s what I felt. I’ve made a lot of mistakes I’m not proud of. – Scott Stapp

155038. Now, there are people that are Christian artists, because they have a purpose to be evangelical for Christ. I don’t feel I’ve been called to that yet. Now, that could change. There’s no telling what kind of call God will put on my life. – Scott Stapp

155039. If our women are willing to die with us, who is there to say no? – Morning Star

155040. We will not go. The only way to get us there is to come in here with clubs and knock us on the head, and drag us out and take us down there dead. – Morning Star

155041. You may kill me here; but you cannot make me go back. – Morning Star

155042. It is only when the hearts of the Women are in the mud, that the People are destroyed. – Morning Star

155043. I would rather die in freedom on my way back home than starve to death here. – Morning Star

155044. Advertising as the printed form of selling would seem… ultimately to be justified in so far as it serves as a means of increasing legitimate human wants, as an agency of fair and economic competition in the distribution of goods, and as a stimulant to social progress. – Daniel Starch

155045. The simplest definition of advertising, and one that will probably meet the test of critical examination, is that advertising is selling in print. – Daniel Starch

155046. Two common conceptions with regard to advertising which are held by a considerable number of people are that enormously large sums of money are expended for it, and that much of this expenditure is an economic waste. – Daniel Starch

155047. When we make a mistake, it becomes front-page news. We don’t need any reporter telling us how badly we played. – Willie Stargell

155048. To be successful, one must take chances. – Willie Stargell

155049. To me, baseball has always been a reflection of life. Like life, it adjusts. It survives everything. – Willie Stargell

155050. To middle-class parents, the project team may have seemed unfit for children, but it was exactly what I needed. – Willie Stargell

155051. Unfortunately, inner feelings and potential are often stunted by our parents, relatives or peers. – Willie Stargell

155052. Oakland revolved around Forbes Field. Nothing in the city could match that atmosphere. – Willie Stargell

155053. Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It’s not the home-run hitters. – Willie Stargell

155054. We devote our entire lives to becoming good ball players. We take batting practice until our hands bleed. – Willie Stargell

155055. You only have a few years to play this game and you can’t play it if you’re all tied up in knots. – Willie Stargell

155056. They give you a round bat and they throw you a round ball and they tell you to hit it square. – Willie Stargell

155057. We all wore a 21 patch that one season as a silent tribute to our deceased teammate Roberto. – Willie Stargell

155058. I found myself in a race with Mother Nature to play as much baseball as I could before she forced me to stop. – Willie Stargell

155059. I was the most powerful left-handed hitter in the Alameda area. – Willie Stargell

155060. I was bred as an outcast, part Negro and part Seminole, in my early years raised as an Indian. – Willie Stargell

155061. I was always a self-proclaimed poor slider. – Willie Stargell

155062. I see a lot of people who love their jobs. I see some garbage collectors smiling as they go about their work. – Willie Stargell

155063. I owe a large part of my success to Joe Brown, who helped me both as a player and a person. – Willie Stargell

155064. I never search for a reason why – I have faith in the Lord’s purpose. – Willie Stargell

155065. I never did allow anything to keep me from my kids. They’re the most important part of my life. – Willie Stargell

155066. I loved to hit with men on base and with the game on the line. – Willie Stargell

155067. Playing baseball was my dream, and no amount of money could sway my opinion. – Willie Stargell

155068. I gave out stars whenever an appropriate situation presented itself. – Willie Stargell

155069. I’m a God-fearing man who worships with my heart and with my life. – Willie Stargell

155070. I flailed my arm in a throwing motion before I could even walk. – Willie Stargell

155071. I eventually became proud of my strikeouts, because each one represented another learning experience. – Willie Stargell

155072. I don’t really feel that I deserve all my applause. – Willie Stargell

155073. I always said that when it was time to retire, I would know it, and I would just tip my hat to the crowds. – Willie Stargell

155074. Human beings are pampered by the Lord. Their real tests don’t come until later in life. – Willie Stargell

155075. Helping someone is what life is all about. – Willie Stargell

155076. Baseball for me was instinctive, born within me, given to me as a gift from God. – Willie Stargell

155077. A World Series trophy is a wonderful thing to behold. – Willie Stargell

155078. I love September, especially when we’re in it. – Willie Stargell

155079. Love soothes wounds, while hatred and violence deepen them. – Willie Stargell

155080. The Giants were a good team, but our biggest enemy was said to be Candlestick Park. – Willie Stargell

155081. The bat is gone, but the smile remains. – Willie Stargell

155082. That’s where the future lies, in the youth of today. – Willie Stargell

155083. Simple pleasures were all the pleasures that I knew as a child. – Willie Stargell

155084. Reporters often forget that athletes are human beings. – Willie Stargell

155085. People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can’t think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can. – Willie Stargell

155086. Never was I booed. – Willie Stargell

155087. I wasn’t out drinking and abusing my body. I simply loved to go out and dance. – Willie Stargell

155088. My first job after my retirement from baseball was as a narrator for the Eastman Philharmonica. – Willie Stargell

155089. I would always reserve a special place in my heart for Pittsburgh. – Willie Stargell

155090. Life is one big transition. – Willie Stargell

155091. Judgment traps you within the limitations of your comparisons. It inhibits freedom. – Willie Stargell

155092. It’s supposed to be fun, the man says ‘Play Ball’ not ‘Work Ball’ you know. – Willie Stargell

155093. If a reporter doesn’t like the person he’s writing about, it shows up in his article. – Willie Stargell

155094. I’ve witnessed thousands of superior athletes try to becomes hitters and fail at it. – Willie Stargell

155095. I’ve always been a slave to my heart. – Willie Stargell

155096. I’m proud of the fact that I’m the only player to hit a ball completely out of Dodger Stadium. – Willie Stargell

155097. I’m always amazed when a pitcher becomes angry at a hitter for hitting a home run off him. When I strike out, I don’t get angry at the pitcher, I get angry at myself. I would think that if a pitcher threw up a home run ball, he should be angry at himself. – Willie Stargell

155098. There’s nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street. – Willie Stargell

155099. Never had I had so many friends and so much fun as I did in the projects. – Willie Stargell

155100. There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. – Freya Stark

155101. The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised. – Freya Stark

155102. To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. – Freya Stark

155103. Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us. – Freya Stark

155104. If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age. – Freya Stark

155105. Few are the giants of the soul who actually feel that the human race is their family circle. – Freya Stark

155106. Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. – Freya Stark

155107. Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart. – Freya Stark

155108. Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life, and to dose it rightly is an art like any other. – Freya Stark

155109. At the head of these new discoveries and insights comes the establishment of the facts that electricity is composed of discrete particles of equal size, or quanta, and that light is an electromagnetic wave motion. – Johannes Stark

155110. It is more likely that more than a century will pass before we know the structure of the chemical atoms as thoroughly as we do our solar system. – Johannes Stark

155111. The most common and most important result of them is that the nature and size of the effect on corresponding series of different elements are largely an expression of the peculiarity of their atomic structure – or, at least, of the structure of the surface. – Johannes Stark

155112. The emitters of the spectral series are without exception single atoms, not compounds of atoms. – Johannes Stark

155113. The discovery of various phenomena has led to a recognition of the fact that the chemical atom is an individual which again is itself made up of several units into a selfcontained whole. – Johannes Stark

155114. Moreover, the abundance of chemical compounds and their importance in daily life hindered the chemist from investigating the question, in what does the individuality of the atoms of different elements consist. – Johannes Stark

155115. Many scientists will have to contribute to the solution of the great problem; they will have to follow up and measure all those phenomena in which the atomic structure is directly expressed. – Johannes Stark

155116. A beam of luminous hydrogen canal rays has, owing to its velocity, exactly the same direction as that of the electric field in which it may be made to move. – Johannes Stark

155117. In my view the structure of the whole atom was that of an individual, with all its parts interconnected, and the emission of a spectral line appeared to me to be the result of the coherence and co-operation of several electric quanta. – Johannes Stark

155118. If the experimental physicist has already done a great deal of work in this field, nevertheless the theoretical physicist has still hardly begun to evaluate the experimental material which may lead him to conclusions about the structure of the atom. – Johannes Stark

155119. For under certain conditions the chemical atoms emit light waves of a specific length or oscillation frequency – their familiar characteristic spectra – and these can come in the form of electromagnetic waves only from accelerated electric quanta. – Johannes Stark

155120. The question of the composition of perceptible objects is one which already occupied the mind of the ancient Greeks. – Johannes Stark

155121. By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric field and thus giving them a certain velocity, it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral, stationary atoms. – Johannes Stark

155122. The removal of an electron from the surface of an atom – that is, the ionization of the atom – means a fundamental structural change in its surface layer. – Johannes Stark

155123. An external electric field, meeting it and passing through it, affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom, and pushes the former to one side, and the latter in the other direction. – Johannes Stark

155124. Along a series of lines running from longer to shorter wavelengths the effect of the electric field becomes greater as the serial numbers increase – that is, as the wavelength decreases. – Johannes Stark

155125. By recognizing that the chemical atom is composed of single separable electric quanta, humanity has taken a great step forward in the investigation of the natural world. – Johannes Stark

155126. Thus at the beginning of 1906 it seemed to be established that the emitters of the spectral series of chemical elements are their positive atomic ions. – Johannes Stark

155127. We can in fact first place the beam of rays of moving positive atomic ions in a plane perpendicular to the axis in which we see the spectral lines emitted by them. – Johannes Stark

155128. We have learnt through experience that when an electrical ray strikes the surface of an atom, an electron, and in some circumstances a second and even a third electron, can be detached. – Johannes Stark

155129. With this in mind, for some twenty years I have set myself as my particular task the experimental investigation of the connexion between change in the structure and change in the spectra of chemical atoms. – Johannes Stark

155130. The movement of the emitters of the spectral lines may be deduced on the basis of the Doppler principle. – Johannes Stark

155131. Sometimes the more you think about an outfit the worse it gets. – Koo Stark

155132. Being happy in your skin that’s what it’s all about. – Koo Stark

155133. I couldn’t believe they were saying I put a horrible fake plastic bosom over scars I was trying to heal and keep it in place with a tight bra, which could stop my blood flow, just so I could fit into my clothes. – Koo Stark

155134. Buddhism teaches you to embrace change. – Koo Stark

155135. You little fruitcake, you little fruitcake, I said you are a fruitcake. – Pete Stark

155136. We are a long way from getting back the jobs lost since President Bush took office. – Pete Stark

155137. It is time we had a defense budget that lives within its means, accounts for what is truly required in Iraq and provides the best possible support for all our troops. – Pete Stark

155138. Every American, regardless of their background, has the right to live free of unwarranted government intrusion. Repealing the worst provisions of the Patriot Act will reign in this gross abuse of power and restore to everyone our basic Constitutional rights. – Pete Stark

155139. I think unleashing 3,000 smart bombs against the city of Baghdad in the first several days of the war… to me, if those were unleashed against the San Francisco Bay Area, I would call that an act of extreme terrorism. – Pete Stark

155140. I enjoyed my time in Utah. It was a different area to what I was used to. The people there were very nice and it was a great organization and city. I have only good things to say about Utah. – John Starks

155141. Obviously dunking on Horace Grant and Michael, in those circumstances, is just an incredible thing to happen. I’m happy I was able to make that play, and I’m fortunate I was in that position where I could make that happen for my team. – John Starks

155142. I think the media makes it tough to play in New York. There are so many papers and TV channels covering the Knicks and the expectations for the Knicks are so high. – John Starks

155143. I think when you saw this year’s playoffs, Miami and Detroit have a pretty fierce rivalry now. Also, the Suns and San Antonio look like they’re starting to develop something there. I look forward to seeing those rivalries continue and develop. – John Starks

155144. My favorite Knicks moment was when we beat Indiana in Game 7 to reach the NBA Finals. We worked so hard as a team to reach that moment that it was very satisfying to beat Indiana and reach the Finals. – John Starks

155145. That’s a dream of mine, to be able to coach at the NBA level. – John Starks

155146. There were butterflies, otherwise, you’re not really ready to play. The locker room, I remember, was quiet and we were very focused on playing that game. – John Starks

155147. I want to thank all the fans for their support over the years. Keep supporting the Knicks, we’re moving in the right direction here and we will be exciting to watch and competing against the best in the NBA. Come back to the Garden for those exciting games. – John Starks

155148. Anyone can support a team that is winning – it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage. – Bart Starr

155149. Athletic competition clearly defines the unique power of our attitude. – Bart Starr

155150. If you work harder than somebody else, chances are you’ll beat him though he has more talent than you. – Bart Starr

155151. It takes me about a week and a half to really analyze a game – play by play. – Bart Starr

155152. And me, myself personally, in order for there to be any kind of longevity there’s gotta be some history. – Edwin Starr

155153. Most artists come in and out of the country, they stay may be 2 weeks – or a month max and then they leave. – Edwin Starr

155154. I knew that I had a following here in England, and if I came over here maybe I could cultivate it, but I never dreamt it would be as great as it has been. – Edwin Starr

155155. You can only be lucky if you have a place to record. – Edwin Starr

155156. Which I would’ve done ’cause I volunteered for the draft which meant that I only had to do two years. But when the Cubans had missiles in the Canal and Kennedy made the extension, I was one of the ones who had enough time to be extended. – Edwin Starr

155157. Well, nine times out of ten when you have 2 or 3 stars in a household you have an unfortunate amount of competition that’s not necessarily a healthy competition. – Edwin Starr

155158. The record industry is a world within itself. – Edwin Starr

155159. It’s not like it used to be where everybody has a record company to belong to. – Edwin Starr

155160. If you can make the family life and the music work together that’s wonderful. If you can make it work. – Edwin Starr

155161. I do more work in Britain than I do anywhere else in the world. – Edwin Starr

155162. Unfortunately, I’m not one of those people who take pictures, you know, carry a camera. Because if I did I’d have stack’s and stack’s and stack’s of different act’s. I got a lot here – I know what I done. – Edwin Starr

155163. I said in sharp language that that practice was wrong. – Ken Starr

155164. Government lawyers have a duty to disclose evidence of wrongdoing in the government. – Ken Starr

155165. Whether the story reflects the facts is obviously a different matter. – Kenneth Starr

155166. After an extensive investigation, the office produced a report that addressed the many questions that confronted the difficult issues, it laid out new evidence, and it reached a definitive conclusion. – Kenneth Starr

155167. When we had highly sensitive information, the DNA on the dress, that was held within our office and the FBI. There was no dissemination of that information. – Kenneth Starr

155168. Don’t blame the messenger because the message is unpleasant. – Kenneth Starr

155169. I am not here to accuse the media of anything. – Kenneth Starr

155170. I do not speak frequently or otherwise to the press. – Kenneth Starr

155171. I don’t believe anyone has leaked grand jury information. – Kenneth Starr

155172. I think the President inspires tremendous affection and loyalty by a wide range of people. – Kenneth Starr

155173. I thought we were to discuss a referral which we believe contains substantial and credible information of potential impeachable offenses by the President of the United States. – Kenneth Starr

155174. I was privileged to serve as a judge. – Kenneth Starr

155175. In contrast to what most prosecutors do, we try to treat all individuals with complete fairness. We do not go out and hold press conferences and the like. – Kenneth Starr

155176. You’re making me feel like a skunk at the garden party. – Kenneth Starr

155177. Lawyers claim that their clients have been grossly mistreated, which is what criminal defense lawyers are paid to do. – Kenneth Starr

155178. Lying under oath, and encouraging lies under oath, does go to the very heart and soul of what courts do. If we say we don’t care, let’s forget about courts, and we’ll just have other ways of figuring out how to handle disputes. – Kenneth Starr

155179. The values of confidentiality of matters occurring before the grand jury is very important. – Kenneth Starr

155180. The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you’ve got to play by the rules. It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter. You just tell the truth. – Kenneth Starr

155181. There is no excuse for perjury – never, never, never. There is truth, and the truth demands respect. – Kenneth Starr

155182. We must combat misinformation that is being spread. – Kenneth Starr

155183. We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach. – Kenneth Starr

155184. We were in Little Rock. We were assessing a very important issue. In the midst of our discussions, we were receiving urgent inquiries from The Washington Post asking about interviews. – Kenneth Starr

155185. I was assigned to do a job by the attorney general, and that was to find out whether crimes were committed. – Kenneth Starr

155186. We’ve got the children so we have to deal with each other because we have to deal with children’s problems, you know, and our own problems. But some days it’s fine, and then some days we just are at each other’s throat. – Ringo Starr

155187. I couldn’t put my finger on one reason why we broke up. It was time, and we were spreading out. They were spreading out more than I was. I would’ve stayed with the band. – Ringo Starr

155188. I like Beethoven, especially the poems. – Ringo Starr

155189. I mean, I was born the day war broke out, but I don’t remember all the bombs though they did actually break up Liverpool, you know. I remember when I was a little older, there was big gaps in all the streets where houses used to be. We used to play over them. – Ringo Starr

155190. I mean, women are very important to me. I don’t know, they just drive me crazy. – Ringo Starr

155191. I’m not sleeping with all the women I appear with. – Ringo Starr

155192. People in Liverpool don’t move very far, you know. – Ringo Starr

155193. So this is America. They must be out of their minds. – Ringo Starr

155194. That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end. – Ringo Starr

155195. That’s when we decided to stop in ’66. Everyone thought we toured for years, you know, but we didn’t. I joined in ’62, and we’d finished touring in ’66 to go into the studio where we could hear each other… and create any fantasy that came out of anybody’s brain. – Ringo Starr

155196. America: It’s like Britain, only with buttons. – Ringo Starr

155197. We will miss George for his sense of love, his sense of music and his sense of laughter. – Ringo Starr

155198. And I came back and it was great, ‘cuz George had set up all these flowers all over the studio saying welcome home. So then we got it together again. I always felt it was better on the White one for me. We were more like a band, you know. – Ringo Starr

155199. Well I’m getting happier all the time, which is very nice. – Ringo Starr

155200. Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke – Go and have a look in my bedroom, It’s covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence. – Ringo Starr

155201. Everything government touches turns to crap. – Ringo Starr

155202. And the White Album is important to me for different reasons. One – I had left the band on the White Album. – Ringo Starr

155203. And so we went away to play, and we’d come back to Liverpool. And while we were doing this – ‘cuz we did it for two years. And then we’d go to Germany, and that’s where I met the Beatles. – Ringo Starr

155204. And in a marriage you can’t TRY and be married. You’re married or you’re not married… as far as I’m concerned. – Ringo Starr

155205. George was getting alot of independence for himself in those days. He was writing more, and wanted things to go his way – where, when we first started things basically went John and Paul’s way. You know, ‘cuz they were the writers. – Ringo Starr

155206. The second side of Abbey Road is my favorite. – Ringo Starr

155207. I don’t care to be involved in the crash-landing unless I can be in on the take-off. – Harold Stassen

155208. My father used to run auctions. He’s now a singer in the Canary Islands. – Jason Statham

155209. I pick up a lot of stuff from them, but I don’t think there’s any great trick to acting. – Jason Statham

155210. People take chances every now and then, and you don’t want to disappoint them. – Jason Statham

155211. I’ve been unfortunate enough to be working, and recovering from a few injuries now and again. – Jason Statham

155212. I’m enthusiastic and ambitious, and I work hard. – Jason Statham

155213. I’m certainly not Tom Cruise or Brad Pitt. – Jason Statham

155214. I used to play a lot of racket sports, tennis and squash. – Jason Statham

155215. I’ve never been one to run around in Speedos on the beach. – Jason Statham

155216. I suppose that’s the European way, dangerous and hairy. – Jason Statham

155217. If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors. – Jason Statham

155218. I love to get behind the wheel and get competitive. – Jason Statham

155219. I endured many weeks of it, but I had a big background in martial arts and fighting as a kid, so kind of all the problems got brushed away and I was ready. – Jason Statham

155220. Guy Ritchie, he thinks going to drama school is the worst thing in the world. – Jason Statham

155221. And it was a great experience, you know, to travel the world and compete at a certain level. It teaches you discipline, focus, and certainly keeps you out of trouble. – Jason Statham

155222. And if people come up and say they like the movies you’re in, it’s a great compliment. – Jason Statham

155223. A lot of action movies today seem to have scenes that just lead up to the action. – Jason Statham

155224. I think being a competitive diver for years helps you focus and dedicate yourself to what’s needed. – Jason Statham

155225. The thing about the UK is we don’t really make that many great movies. – Jason Statham

155226. Well, I’m used to rubbing shoulders with crooks and criminals. – Jason Statham

155227. I’ve come from nowhere, and I’m not shy to go back. – Jason Statham

155228. We were diving in caves. It wasn’t totally safe. – Jason Statham

155229. The oil sequence was about two or three days. It was very cold and was snowing. – Jason Statham

155230. The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises. – Jason Statham

155231. People like to pigeonhole you. – Jason Statham

155232. Look at someone like Edward Norton. A truly phenomenal actor. He’s definitely went to school and trained. – Jason Statham

155233. Jet was very busy. I’ve been inspired by a lot of his movies. – Jason Statham

155234. It’s street theater. You have to make it entertaining so people don’t get bored and walk away. – Jason Statham

155235. It’s something I never dreamed I’d be doing, making movies. – Jason Statham

155236. We’re trying to make a movie that’s interesting. – Jason Statham

155237. The whole world is a man’s birthplace. – Caecilius Statius

155238. Fear created the first gods in the world. – Caecilius Statius

155239. Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant. – Caecilius Statius

155240. He plants trees to benefit another generation. – Caecilius Statius

155241. A short reign does not spare the masses. – Publius Papinius Statius

155242. I hate to admit that. I want to win every race, but I know that’s not possible. To be in the top 25 is realistic if we have any luck this year. But anything to be in the chase or something like that is very unrealistic. – Roger Staubach

155243. There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. – Roger Staubach

155244. I have a lot to learn about NASCAR. But I’ve learned if you have the right people in the right places doing the right things, you can be successful at whatever you do. – Roger Staubach

155245. Discrimination is a disease. – Roger Staubach

155246. At a car dealership, the person who sells the car is the hero, and also gets the commission. But if the mechanics don’t service that car well, the customer won’t return. – Roger Staubach

You may also like  Best 1000 Humor Quotes

155247. At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% – 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time. – Roger Staubach

155248. As a part owner, I’m going to be not only an admirer… but a nervous wreck. – Roger Staubach

155249. Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication. – Roger Staubach

155250. Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something… hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication. – Roger Staubach

155251. Even though they are paid differently, everyone has to feel appreciated. – Roger Staubach

155252. There’s always something special when the service academies play each other that’s not in any other game. This is not a regular game, and everyone involved knows that. – Roger Staubach

155253. I’m excited about being an owner, it’s got my competitive juices going. I’m scared, but excited as well. – Roger Staubach

155254. There are a lot of people who touch the customer. – Roger Staubach

155255. Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts. – Roger Staubach

155256. It’s okay to have personal ambitions, but you have to take someone with you. – Roger Staubach

155257. It was not a friendly game, and Jerry certainly did not have friendliness in his eyes. He had an extra mean streak that day. He was out of control and probably should have been ejected. – Roger Staubach

155258. In the commercial real estate business, brokers spearhead major accounts. But they wouldn’t have customers without the people who oversee construction. – Roger Staubach

155259. In racing, we have a better chance of it happening quicker because we have attracted good people to come to work for us. It’s the beginning of a great adventure, and we’re looking forward to it. – Roger Staubach

155260. In any team sport, the best teams have consistency and chemistry. – Roger Staubach

155261. If NASCAR racing gets any more exciting, I may not be able to stand it. – Roger Staubach

155262. Winning isn’t getting ahead of others. It’s getting ahead of yourself. – Roger Staubach

155263. Only the Russian Cultural Officer was interested in my project. – Wolfgang Staudte

155264. If our most highly qualified General Staff officers had been told to work out the most nonsensical high level organization for war which they could think of, they could not have produced anything more stupid that that which we have at present. – Claus von Stauffenberg

155265. We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil. – Claus von Stauffenberg

155266. For playing a man to a square to which it cannot be legally moved, the adversary, at his option, may require him to move the man legally, or to move the King. – Howard Staunton

155267. A player is said to have the opposition when he can place his King directly in front of the adverse King, with only one square between them. This is often an important advantage in ending games. – Howard Staunton

155268. A Rook is of the value of five Pawns and a fraction, and may be exchanged for a minor Piece and two Pawns. Two Rooks may be exchanged for three minor Pieces. – Howard Staunton

155269. The Bishop moves diagonally forwards or backwards, to the extent of the Board. – Howard Staunton

155270. When the King is checked, or any valuable Piece in danger from the attack of an enemy, you are said to interpose a man when you play it between the attacked and attacking Piece. – Howard Staunton

155271. When neither party can give checkmate, the game is drawn. – Howard Staunton

155272. When a Piece or Pawn is in a situation to be taken by the enemy, it is said to be en prise. To put a piece en prise, is to play it so that it may be captured. – Howard Staunton

155273. The Queen is usually reckoned equal, in average situations, to two Rooks and a Pawn, but towards the end of a game she is hardly so valuable as two Rooks. – Howard Staunton

155274. The Queen is by much the most powerful of the forces. – Howard Staunton

155275. The penalty for exceeding the time limit is the forfeiture of the game. – Howard Staunton

155276. Be cautious of playing your Queen in front of your King and in subjecting yourself to a discovered check. It is better when check is given to your King to interpose a man that attacks the checking Piece than with one that does not. – Howard Staunton

155277. The Chess-board must be placed with a white square at the right-hand corner. – Howard Staunton

155278. Each player, it will be observed, has eight superior Pieces or officers, and eight minor ones which are called Pawns; and, for the purpose of distinction, the Pieces and Pawns of one party are of a different color from those of the other. – Howard Staunton

155279. The Bishop and Knight, in contradistinction to the Queen and Rook, are called Minor Pieces. – Howard Staunton

155280. Many persons have been confused and discouraged at the very outset of the study by the great variety and the delicate distinctions of the openings: and this has constituted a fault in many otherwise excellent manuals for the learner. – Howard Staunton

155281. It is the duty of the Umpire to determine all questions submitted to him according to these laws, when they apply, and according to his best judgment when they do not apply. – Howard Staunton

155282. In Castling, the King must be moved first, or before the Rook is quitted. If the Rook be quitted before the King is touched, the opposing player may demand that the move of the Rook shall stand without the Castling being completed. – Howard Staunton

155283. If, during the course of the game, it be discovered that any error or illegality has been committed in the moves of the pieces, the moves must be retraced, and the necessary correction made, without penalty. – Howard Staunton

155284. If either player abandon the game by quitting the table in anger, or in an otherwise offensive manner; or by momentarily resigning the game; or refuses to abide by the decision of the Umpire, the game must be scored against him. – Howard Staunton

155285. Having marshalled the men in battle order, as shown in the first diagram, you will observe that each party has two ranks of men, on the first of which stand the superior Pieces, and on the next the eight Pawns. – Howard Staunton

155286. The Pawn moves only one square at a time, and that straight forward, except in the act of capturing, when it takes one step diagonally to the right or left file on to the square occupied by the man taken, and continues on that file until it captures another man. – Howard Staunton

155287. For touching an adversary’s man, when it cannot be captured, the offender must move his King. – Howard Staunton

155288. Agents and producers have to get you into a box to accommodate their limited imaginations. – Imelda Staunton

155289. You can only do your best. That’s all you can do. And if it isn’t good enough, it isn’t good enough. – Imelda Staunton

155290. Look at Judi Dench, who’s brilliant in whatever bloody job she does. – Imelda Staunton

155291. If you’re at an award ceremony, you’re against your mates. – Imelda Staunton

155292. I’ve always liked new writing. – Imelda Staunton

155293. I worked in rep for six years, then I came to London and to the National Theatre. What’s better than that? – Imelda Staunton

155294. What is my message? That is what troubles me. I have not got a message. – William Thomas Stead

155295. It is in the power of every individual to do that which the community as a whole is powerless to effect. – William Thomas Stead

155296. There is no truly global justice. – Ralph Steadman

155297. I am an artist and have no right buggering about with verbs and split infinitives, which is what being a writer says to me. – Ralph Steadman

155298. I’ve done the Rolling Stones eating each other. – Ralph Steadman

155299. Hunter and I never got proper journalistic accreditation to go anywhere. Nobody was giving us passes to go in here or there. We always had to somehow talk our way in. – Ralph Steadman

155300. Governments are not running the show anymore. Scumbag Entrepreneurs are, and they have a harsh and ruthless agenda. – Ralph Steadman

155301. God invented mankind because he loved silly stories. – Ralph Steadman

155302. Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man’s restless need to exact revenge out of his hate. – Ralph Steadman

155303. Business should never be allowed to justify mean, thug ugly deals for any reason. – Ralph Steadman

155304. You see that’s what I think is such a terrible, terrible betrayal, the trust that people have in government. – Ralph Steadman

155305. I have even written a book about Wine called The Grapes of Ralph. – Ralph Steadman

155306. We seem to think we have some control over this planet. – Ralph Steadman

155307. I once saw a lump of Greenland breaking off into the sea and moving south, which of course will affect the atmosphere and us generally, and it’ll happen more and more. – Ralph Steadman

155308. The kids are not brought up to have minds of their own as individuals. – Ralph Steadman

155309. Suspicion and doubt lead to animosity and hatred. – Ralph Steadman

155310. Moral authority has been laid to rest, world opinion is no more than a game show and the difference between good and evil is about as relevant as changing channels. – Ralph Steadman

155311. Man’s idea of God, and a God’s collusion, is an essential part of the equation to wage war. – Ralph Steadman

155312. Man has an innate capacity for violence, but can only justify it in the name of justice. – Ralph Steadman

155313. Like you do about Nelson Mandela, you can’t help feeling the guy’s a good man. – Ralph Steadman

155314. It makes me so desperately sad to witness just how unforgivably wretched our world has become. – Ralph Steadman

155315. I see if I can make human beings look like reptiles. – Ralph Steadman

155316. You know, we’re really destroying ourselves because we’re really making the motivating force of anything we do selfish. – Ralph Steadman

155317. Isolationism is over. – Ralph Steadman

155318. You see, nature will do exactly what it must, and if we are a hindrance to its development, to even its destructive powers to reform itself and we are in a way, we will go. – Ralph Steadman

155319. I get my best ideas in a thunderstorm. I have the power and majesty of nature on my side. – Ralph Steadman

155320. The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments. – Cliff Stearns

155321. The main part of the Hyde bill is to withhold U.S. contributions to the regular assessed budget of the U.N. unless they make real and substantial reforms in the way they operate. – Cliff Stearns

155322. The Spy Act prohibits keystroke logging, hijacking, and phishing. – Cliff Stearns

155323. The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes. – Cliff Stearns

155324. There are so many exceptions to free speech: child pornography, cross burning, libel, fighting words. – Cliff Stearns

155325. Today’s terrorists are pursuing a distinct route. They are increasingly attacking civilians in symbolic targets, such as those of economic importance, or venues of bustling life like public transportation or entertainment, like nightclubs. – Cliff Stearns

155326. U.S. economic prosperity is closely tied to the availability of a reliable and affordable supply of energy. – Cliff Stearns

155327. We are the biggest donor to the United Nations, contributing 22 percent of the regular operating budget and nearly 27 percent of the peacekeeping budget. – Cliff Stearns

155328. Specifically, I am concerned about the long-term condition of Social Security. I am committed to ensuring that current beneficiaries and those nearing retirement face no reduction in benefits, while preserving this vital program for future generations. – Cliff Stearns

155329. First, the firearms industry has been around and has been respected for generations. They provide a valuable service and a highly desirable product to millions of sportsmen and supporters of those second amendment rights. – Cliff Stearns

155330. I continue to meet people who have had their Web pages hijacked, their browsers corrupted, in some cases, their children exposed to inappropriate material from these dangerous programs hidden in their family computers. – Cliff Stearns

155331. I think the American people, understandably, have sort of lost faith in the United Nations. – Cliff Stearns

155332. I would say to my colleague that the misery index, inflation and unemployment, when added together is the lowest it has been in the last series of Presidents, even going back to Jimmy Carter. So I think the Bush administration is doing a good job. – Cliff Stearns

155333. In early January I introduced my legislation, which, besides prohibiting Federal funding of human cloning, also expresses the sense of Congress that foreign nations should establish total prohibition on human cloning as well. – Cliff Stearns

155334. Last Thursday, our Supreme Court backed that local governments can co-opt private property, and give it to another private entity, for economic development. – Cliff Stearns

155335. Markets rebounded quickly from morning jitters after the London Thursday terrorist bombing. – Cliff Stearns

155336. Mr. Speaker, the fact of the matter is that the Ten Commandments are a historical document that contains moral, ethical, and legal truisms that any person of any religion or even an atheist can recognize and appreciate. – Cliff Stearns

155337. My legislation, the Simple Savings Tax Relief Act of 2005, simply eliminates the taxation of interest earned in savings accounts, such as passbook savings accounts or bank certificates of deposit. – Cliff Stearns

155338. On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities, ethnic groups and religious followers. – Cliff Stearns

155339. Perhaps these Ten Commandments cases will be the turning point in the legal war against religion. – Cliff Stearns

155340. I believe that we should allow younger workers to contribute toward a personal account that they own, as long as it is coupled with deficit reduction measures that enhance the long-term condition of Social Security. – Cliff Stearns

155341. Certainly, the murder of civilians for political statement did not just begin on September 11, 2001. – Cliff Stearns

155342. Canada is currently the only major industrialized country in the world that does not allow any private administration of health care services that are provided by the public system. – Cliff Stearns

155343. But in my district I have heard from law enforcement officials and across the State of Florida about how much this JAG funding helps them fight crime, and to protect and serve the citizens within their jurisdiction. – Cliff Stearns

155344. At the bottom, the elimination of spyware and the preservation of privacy for the consumer are critical goals if the Internet is to remain safe and reliable and credible. – Cliff Stearns

155345. As the economy grows, so will the demand for energy. – Cliff Stearns

155346. Although AmeriCorps is making a difference among its participants and the people they serve, we must address homelessness and the need for job training among our veterans. – Cliff Stearns

155347. Since 1994, unemployment rates are lower. Median household income is higher. A greater percentage of Americans are graduating from college. Home ownership rates are higher. And the violent crime rate has decreased. – Cliff Stearns

155348. Democrats’ definition of “rich” – always seems to be set just above whatever the salary happens to be for a member of Congress. Perhaps that says it all. – Steve Steckler

155349. Socialism? We’ve had way too much of it already. – Steve Steckler

155350. Fashion is a potency in art, making it hard to judge between the temporary and the lasting. – Edmund C. Stedman

155351. Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine art; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest in which to reach true excellence. – Edmund C. Stedman

155352. Yes, there’s a luck in most things; and in none more than being born at the right time. – Edmund C. Stedman

155353. During the crusades all were religious mad, and now all are mad for want of it. – J. G. Stedman

155354. I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those whose actions best correspond with their doctrine; which, I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those nations who pretend most to civilization. – J. G. Stedman

155355. Poetry is an art, the easiest to dabble in, but the hardest to reach true excellence. – J. G. Stedman

155356. My kids are more precious to me than anything. I’m with them all day, and I write all night. – Danielle Steel

155357. I’m astonished by my success. – Danielle Steel

155358. If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future. – Danielle Steel

155359. In my late teenage years, I developed a real passion for it, and wrote a lot of poetry. – Danielle Steel

155360. It’s difficult to talk to people… I walk into a room and I’m Danielle Steel, and whatever I say is going to be taken apart. – Danielle Steel

155361. I try to write about the stuff that torments us all. – Danielle Steel

155362. My early reviews were so bad that I decided I didn’t want to read them again. – Danielle Steel

155363. I wrote because I needed to and wanted to. It never occurred to me that I’d become famous. – Danielle Steel

155364. People are much more inclined to believe and say bad things about you if you’re famous. – Danielle Steel

155365. Sometimes, if you aren’t sure about something, you have to just jump off the bridge and grow wings on your way down. – Danielle Steel

155366. The records of adopted children are sealed in California. That seal is considered inviolable… The judge ruled that, because I was famous, he didn’t have the same rights as other kids. – Danielle Steel

155367. The usual way – through a long series of rejections, revising my manuscripts, and kept trying again and again. Finally I was fortunate enough to find a good agent. – Danielle Steel

155368. It’s hard being visible, so I’ve made myself invisible. – Danielle Steel

155369. I am endlessly busy, bringing up five young kids, and trying to keep up with the three older ones. I still spend most of my life driving car pools. – Danielle Steel

155370. A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it. – Danielle Steel

155371. I’ve shut myself inside these walls, and I’m going to be a very lonely old lady if I’m not careful. – Danielle Steel

155372. At the moment, I’m enjoying John Grisham quite a bit. – Danielle Steel

155373. I try to give people hope. Even though life is bleak, there’s hope out there. – Danielle Steel

155374. I completed my first novel when I was 19 years old. – Danielle Steel

155375. I decided I would never do interviews again. – Danielle Steel

155376. I did it at night because I loved it. I never did it to make money, as a job. I just did it because I had to. – Danielle Steel

155377. I have these wonderful homes, and no one to share them with. – Danielle Steel

155378. I like summer. I like warmer weather and long days. I’m one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun – my children are horrified! – Danielle Steel

155379. I move between San Francisco and Paris… I have a wonderful beach house in California. – Danielle Steel

155380. I started writing stories as a child. – Danielle Steel

155381. I studied literature design and fashion design. – Danielle Steel

155382. I think I’m very real as a person, and that comes across in my work. – Danielle Steel

155383. A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply. – Danielle Steel

155384. She has turned the British bulldog into a Reagan poodle. – David Steel

155385. Discount air fares, a car in every parking space and the interstate highway system have made every place accessible – and every place alike. – Ronald Steel

155386. He has not yet become an elder statesman, though his foreign policy credentials are considerable, but he is certainly our ancient mariner, forever tugging at our sleeve to let him tell his tale of what really happened. – Ronald Steel

155387. Politics as battle has given way to politics as spectacle. – Ronald Steel

155388. There is a curious relationship between a candidate and the reporters who cover him. It can be affected by small things like a competent press staff, enough seats, sandwiches and briefings and the ability to understand deadlines. – Ronald Steel

155389. Television has made places look alike, and it has transformed the way we see. A whole generation of Americans, maybe two, has grown up looking at the world through a lens. – Ronald Steel

155390. After all, film is so porous, and to my mind, so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs odd energies like a living skin. – Barbara Steele

155391. Certainly, in Italy, nobody takes light for granted. – Barbara Steele

155392. In the sequence where I am burned at the stake, everything was so casual and hazardous that the bottom of my dress caught fire, and the grips became hysterical as they tried to pull me off the stake. – Barbara Steele

155393. I didn’t have any agent; I’ve never had an agent. – Barbara Steele

155394. I don’t have an objective overview of Black Sunday. – Barbara Steele

155395. If you were out of a job and your kid needed diapers and your husband just left you, you would be so confused. – Barbara Steele

155396. Italian cameramen grow up immersed in an awareness of light. It is part of their mythology. – Barbara Steele

155397. The crew, like all Italian crews, was generous, warm, and enthusiastic. – Barbara Steele

155398. I was obliged to stand there, holding the leash of this creature for their welcoming publicity shots, implying that this was some kind of image the decided to have of me. – Barbara Steele

155399. We need to increase access to health insurance through Health Savings Accounts and high deductible policies, so individuals and families can purchase the insurance that’s best for them and meets their specific needs. – Michael Steele

155400. We have a lot to gain through furthering stem cell research, but medical breakthroughs should be fundamentally about saving, not destroying, human life. Therefore, I support stem cell research that does not destroy the embryo. – Michael Steele

155401. You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don’t enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons. It’s not the law-abiding citizens, it’s not the person who uses it as a hobby. – Michael Steele

155402. There is no struggle, rift, fight between those who claim the banner of the tea party and those who are in the Republican Party. We work together. – Michael Steele

155403. We are cooling. We are not warming. The warming you see out there, the supposed warming, and I use my finger quotation marks here, is part of the cooling process. – Michael Steele

155404. Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely voted ninety per cent Republican. That was the political origins, that’s what their political voice was in the Republican party. During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history, the Republican party effectively walked away from the community. They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even though they embraced civil rights legislation. And so it’s not enough to just to put it on paper, you gotta actually show up and be in the community, and understand what that struggle was really about. – Michael Steele

155405. At the end of the day, I have one job requirement right now that’s been given to me by the Republican Party and, I think, the American people, and that’s to fire Nancy Pelosi. – Michael Steele

155406. Congress must also enact pro-growth policies that encourage the economy to expand: like making tax relief permanent and repealing the death tax. – Michael Steele

155407. In order to achieve optimal economic growth, Congress must adhere to sane spending guidelines while promoting smart policies devoted to growing businesses and creating jobs. – Michael Steele

155408. Secure our borders first. Let us know and let us make sure the American people know that we’re taking care of the important business of dealing with the illegal immigration into this country. You cannot begin to address the concerns of the people who are already here unless and until you have made certain that no more are coming in behind them. – Michael Steele

155409. Yes, there are times when I get extremely depressed and how I sublimate those feelings is through music. – Peter Steele

155410. I think I’ve changed a lot as a person. – Peter Steele

155411. I used to try to run five miles every other day, which I worked up to and I was doing it, but I was subjected to my own thoughts for forty minutes without any sensory input, and I couldn’t stand what I thought. – Peter Steele

155412. I want to stay away from politics, or else I’ll probably end up putting my size fifteen foot into my mouth. – Peter Steele

155413. I’m a big fan of the effects of alcohol. – Peter Steele

155414. I’ve always been very image prone, along the lines of bands like Black Sabbath and even Devo. – Peter Steele

155415. I think anyone who has an opinion, and voices it, will offend someone. – Peter Steele

155416. I’ve been told by people that it’s okay to cry but, you know what, it’s been used against me. – Peter Steele

155417. Well, darkness with humor… I’m not an extremely suicidal or sad person. – Peter Steele

155418. There’s a lot of things that go on when you’re on tour that cannot be controlled. I’m not even talking about myself, but of course there’s sexual activity and drugs, fighting and language; it is certainly not a place to raise a family. – Peter Steele

155419. Technically, at this point we’re no longer with the label; we’ve fulfilled our contract. – Peter Steele

155420. Sometimes, I write ’60s or ’80s style pop songs. – Peter Steele

155421. So, I simply switched over to wine because it was not carbonated. – Peter Steele

155422. So I don’t cry anymore, I just beat people up. It’s a lot more fun. – Peter Steele

155423. One of the things I’ve always personally tried to stress with this band was to have some kind of visual aspect and to be consistent with it – like, not to change. – Peter Steele

155424. If I wasn’t bound to Brooklyn, due to my own personal reasons like taking care of my mother and the fact that this is where the band is based, I would probably move to Iceland. – Peter Steele

155425. I also like to eat very much, so I like all different types of foods. – Peter Steele

155426. Most bands don’t even last fourteen months let alone fourteen years. – Peter Steele

155427. If they weren’t laughing with me, okay; if they want to laugh at me it’s better than nothing. – Peter Steele

155428. Instead of slashing my wrists, I just write a bunch of really crummy songs. – Peter Steele

155429. It seems to be that southern Europeans are just more intimate socially, whereas I like a lot of personal space – like, a mile from the nearest person is fine for me. – Peter Steele

155430. It’s bad poetry executed by people that can’t sing. That’s my definition of Rap. – Peter Steele

155431. Finding fresh song topics can sometimes be quite difficult. – Peter Steele

155432. I drink for the effect, because it loosens up the tongue a little bit. – Peter Steele

155433. I find that different types of music are good for certain activities. – Peter Steele

155434. I guess I’ve learned that there’s really no such thing as a bad label, there is only a bad contract. – Peter Steele

155435. I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment, which I hate to do, but it’s motivational. I like old heavy metal when I’m outside working on my car. Music has definite functions for me. – Peter Steele

155436. I stay way from that area, and there’s only so many songs you can write about love, sex and death. – Peter Steele

155437. I think aerobics are great, of course, but it just bores me out of my mind. – Peter Steele

155438. I don’t know what to say to that, but I have to agree with Johnny that, yeah, we do touch upon things that most men would rather not admit: That we feel pain, we cry, get sad and sometimes don’t deal well with disappointment. – Peter Steele

155439. I don’t really like to play live. I don’t like to be on stage. I feel very self-conscious. – Peter Steele

155440. As far as humor goes, I’ve always been a very insecure person and I’ve always wanted to be liked. – Peter Steele

155441. I feel that I’ve grown up a little bit and I’m actually ready to settle down. – Peter Steele

155442. A woman seldom writes her mind but in her postscript. – Richard Steele

155443. A Woman is naturally more helpless than the other Sex; and a Man of Honour and Sense should have this in his View in all Manner of Commerce with her. – Richard Steele

155444. A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband. – Richard Steele

155445. Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip. – Richard Steele

155446. There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy. – Richard Steele

155447. That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart. – Richard Steele

155448. Reading is to the mind what exercising is to the body. – Richard Steele

155449. Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable. – Richard Steele

155450. To be exempt from the Passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing Solitude. – Richard Steele

155451. The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life. – Richard Steele

155452. It is to be noted that when any part of this paper appears dull there is a design in it. – Richard Steele

155453. It is an endless and frivolous Pursuit to act by any other Rule than the Care of satisfying our own Minds in what we do. – Richard Steele

155454. I look upon it as a Point of Morality, to be obliged by those who endeavour to oblige me. – Richard Steele

155455. I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him. – Richard Steele

155456. The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered. – Richard Steele

155457. There’s just such a premium on hurrying, and the camera is the be all and end all, and the actors had better hurry up and get it right and get it done. – Mary Steenburgen

155458. There’s a certain arrogance to an actor who will look at a script and feel like, because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better. – Mary Steenburgen

155459. It’s usually, my people speak to your people and then they speak around each other and trade calls for weeks. – Mary Steenburgen

155460. I was this person with this weird last name from New York that no one had ever heard of. But my screen test I guess, according to him, was the best. So I got the part, which was incredible. – Mary Steenburgen

155461. I take the fact that films cost a lot of money very seriously, but once in a while to have somebody say, This is a big scene, take your time with it, is important. That’s John Sayles. – Mary Steenburgen

155462. I know this is kind of corny, but we thought about renewing our vows again because I think my mom would really love it if we did that in Arkansas, where I came from. – Mary Steenburgen

155463. Anything to do with the South resonates with me, because I’m Southern. – Mary Steenburgen

155464. I think that we need to look hard at our beliefs and be responsible about how we speak out. – Mary Steenburgen

155465. It was a few days later I came out to Hollywood for a screen test, and so did a lot of other people. So, I really didn’t think I would get it. I was definitely the one that was least likely to get it, because everyone else was an already established star. – Mary Steenburgen

155466. I’d already made the decision before I’d even read it-just because it was John Sayles. Then when I read it, the themes were actually themes that have been a big part of my life. – Mary Steenburgen

155467. I helped found Artists for New South Africa, but it used to be called Artists for Free South Africa. Alfre Woodard and a bunch of us started this. – Mary Steenburgen

155468. If you’re not Prince, you’re never going to sound like Prince. – Gwen Stefani

155469. I try not to be but I’m super-neurotic about diet. I’m neurotic about trying not to be neurotic! I’m like every other girl. I have to try really hard my whole life to try to be fit. And I’m super-vain. And I want to wear cute clothes. – Gwen Stefani

155470. My parents always pushed creativity on us, but they made it seem like the fun thing to do. – Gwen Stefani

155471. My priorities are always going to be my husband and my family now. That’s a huge, huge thing. – Gwen Stefani

155472. It was such a turning point to find that I had a talent and I had something to contribute, somewhere. – Gwen Stefani

155473. I’m vain enough to want do a movie again, but right now more roles are the last thing on my list. – Gwen Stefani

155474. I’m lucky to not have a real job, to be able to express myself, be creative and be relevant. – Gwen Stefani

155475. I’m just, like, totally normal. The fact that any of this has happened, that we’re sitting here at the Beverly Hills Hotel just gets me going, like, ‘What?’ – Gwen Stefani

155476. I’d like to have no rules and eat what I want, but I’ve learned over the years that I’m so disappointed when I can’t wear the clothes I want to wear. – Gwen Stefani

155477. I would love to learn to play something so I don’t have to rely on someone to collaborate with. – Gwen Stefani

155478. I work out five days a week, I can’t imagine not doing it. – Gwen Stefani

155479. Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels. – Gwen Stefani

155480. I want to be a guy, but I want to wear a lot of makeup. – Gwen Stefani

155481. Working with (new collaborators) and letting people in to try new melodies and new lyrical ideas was very hard. – Gwen Stefani

155482. I think I’ve been able to fool a lot of people because I know I’m a dork. I’m a geek. – Gwen Stefani

155483. I remember when I was in school, they would ask, ‘What are you going to be when you grow up?’ and then you’d have to draw a picture of it. I drew a picture of myself as a bride. – Gwen Stefani

You may also like  180000 famous quotes part 151 - 150001 to 151000

155484. I imagine my children are going to save me from my vanity and be my passion and fill whatever fears I have of the amazing time I’m having right now being gone. – Gwen Stefani

155485. I don’t mean this in a stuck-up way, but I needed an attitude song. – Gwen Stefani

155486. I don’t fight with people – like, I can barely fight with my husband because I’ll just start crying instead. – Gwen Stefani

155487. Being in a band you can wear whatever you want – it’s like an excuse for halloween everyday. – Gwen Stefani

155488. At first it was my brother’s songwriting and I was just doing what everyone told me. – Gwen Stefani

155489. At a certain point I’m going to want to have a family. – Gwen Stefani

155490. As a famous person you think how you’re gonna end it, get away and have a normal life. – Gwen Stefani

155491. And if I let myself down, appear on stage when I’m not looking my best, it’s not fun for me. I just beat myself up about it. – Gwen Stefani

155492. I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella. – Gwen Stefani

155493. Writing songs is super intimate. It’s a bit like getting naked. – Gwen Stefani

155494. You know, I was chubby when I was a little girl. And I have all those issues everyone else has. But I try not to. And I’ve learned over the years that it’s such a waste of time. And people like me whether I’m a little bit fatter or not. – Gwen Stefani

155495. You’re always tellin’ me to go out more, Go ahead, get out and see the world, But then I think, why should I? I’d rather stay home and cry. – Gwen Stefani

155496. Now I’m a wife and a mother of two. It’s a really different role. I always referred to No Doubt as a marriage, because that’s what it’s like to be together for so long and go through what we’ve been through. I can’t really have that relationship with them anymore. – Gwen Stefani

155497. Hitch was interested in what I had to offer, like one of my background ideas for Norman’s upbringing. – Joseph Stefano

155498. I didn’t know it at the time, but Hitch didn’t want to talk to me – he hated meeting with people he might have to reject. As it turned out, someone, maybe his agent, insisted that he interview me. – Joseph Stefano

155499. We were mainly concerned about nudity – how much could be shown in 1959 and how much would convey, without being gratuitous, the terror of being attacked naked and wet. – Joseph Stefano

155500. We all go a little mad sometimes. – Joseph Stefano

155501. It’s not like the original movie where you thought it was the mother committing the murders, but it was actually the son. I don’t think it’s possible to create the kind of shock today that we created in 1959. And I don’t even want to try. – Joseph Stefano

155502. Hitch suggested a name actress to play Marion because the bigger the star the more unbelievable it would be that we would kill her. – Joseph Stefano

155503. In Psycho IV, the time is five years after III, and Norman is out of the hospital. He’s a married man, and he’s finally learned how to love somebody and have natural sex without killing his lover. – Joseph Stefano

155504. A boy’s best friend is his mother. – Joseph Stefano

155505. Psycho 11 and III say, in effect, there’s no way to survive with a psychological problem. If you’ve got it, the law can keep you locked up because there’s no chance for cure. – Joseph Stefano

155506. The philosophers of the Middle Ages demonstrated both that the Earth did not exist and also that it was flat. Today they are still arguing about whether the world exists, but they no longer dispute about whether it is flat. – Vilhjalmur Stefansson

155507. What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public. – Vilhjalmur Stefansson

155508. Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization. – Lincoln Steffens

155509. Power is what men seek and any group that gets it will abuse it. – Lincoln Steffens

155510. Chicago will give you a chance. The sporting spirit is the spirit of Chicago. – Lincoln Steffens

155511. I have been over into the future, and it works. – Lincoln Steffens

155512. Morality is only moral when it is voluntary. – Lincoln Steffens

155513. Within 10 years it will be impossible to travel to the North Pole by dog team. There will be too much open water. – Will Steger

155514. I don’t think there’s any way we can save the polar bears. – Will Steger

155515. A teacher enlarges people in all sorts of ways besides just his subject matter. – Wallace Stegner

155516. Hard writing makes easy reading. – Wallace Stegner

155517. Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus. – Wallace Stegner

155518. Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things. – Edward Steichen

155519. A good daguerreotype was as perfect a kind of photograph as was ever made. – Edward Steichen

155520. Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product. – Edward Steichen

155521. Every ten years a man should give himself a good kick in the pants. – Edward Steichen

155522. I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself. – Edward Steichen

155523. No photographer is as good as the simplest camera. – Edward Steichen

155524. Photography is a major force in explaining man to man. – Edward Steichen

155525. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each to himself. And that is the most complicated thing on earth. – Edward Steichen

155526. The use of the term art medium is, to say the least, misleading, for it is the artist that creates a work of art not the medium. It is the artist in photography that gives form to content by a distillation of ideas, thought, experience, insight and understanding. – Edward Steichen

155527. There is only one optimist. He has been here since man has been on this earth, and that is man himself. If we hadn’t had such a magnificent optimism to carry us through all these things, we wouldn’t be here. We have survived it on our optimism. – Edward Steichen

155528. When I first became interested in photography, I thought it was the whole cheese. My idea was to have it recognized as one of the fine arts. Today I don’t give a hoot in hell about that. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself. – Edward Steichen

155529. When that shutter clicks, anything else that can be done afterward is not worth consideration. – Edward Steichen

155530. Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man. – Edward Steichen

155531. People are no damned good. – William Steig

155532. To tell the truth, I don’t read children’s books. I’m an adult. I just write them. – William Steig

155533. I’ve always despised old people. I got angry at my father when he began to show signs of age. – William Steig

155534. I think I feel a little differently than other people do. For some reason I’ve never felt grown up. – William Steig

155535. I didn’t ever think of it as a social thing at the time. I took it as a good story. Maybe because I’ve always been kind of progressive so I never thought of it, you know. – Rod Steiger

155536. If you see the picture when things get exciting, he chews faster. When he really gets shocked, everything stops, including the chewing. So I worked it in for me. – Rod Steiger

155537. I’m not so sure that younger people today really appreciate the enormous bravery that went into the creation and production of that film, or how important a film at the time it really was. – Rod Steiger

155538. I was pleased when the picture was over I fit in all right and I spoke well enough as I said before, cause I was scared to death there for a minute. I mean, you’re doing a scene with somebody like that or they’re watching you or something, you’d better come up with something. – Rod Steiger

155539. I said ‘well, I’ll kiss her twice, you see? We’ll come around, I’ll kiss her, and if you put a little more track down for the camera, then I’ll put my tongue down her throat and you’ll get what you want’. He said ‘You think so?’ – Rod Steiger

155540. I made a big mistake with him the first day I shot. We’re shooting the scene where I come back from the party, the dance, in the sleigh with Julie Christie and we turn the corner and go past the camera and the camera follows us just a little bit and we disappear. – Rod Steiger

155541. And I’m supposed to grab her and kiss her and she’s supposed to react. Well, what happened was, Julie was very nervous at that time, given this incredible part which she did beautifully. – Rod Steiger

155542. I found out was, by the rhythm of my chewing, how I chewed fast, slow or what have you, I could tell the audience what my character was thinking and feeling. – Rod Steiger

155543. If he didn’t fall in love he would have never come back near the end of the film. Because, what man is going to dishonor himself so that he comes back in front of the man that took a woman away from him… and warns her to save her life? – Rod Steiger

155544. He saved the production a tremendous amount. Now they did the scene where Omar is on the horse and he’s in the deep snow, they went to Finland to do that. That scene they went to Finland for a week. I wasn’t around then. – Rod Steiger

155545. He got up and there were both of us in our underwear and this kid goes through the whole thing again, all the closets, the bathroom, everything else and then he left. – Rod Steiger

155546. Anyway, so what he did was, he spread sheets for 100 yards and underneath them he’d put things so there were bumps and different levels and on top he’d put little bushes and if you didn’t look to close, it looked like snow! – Rod Steiger

155547. And the reason I really appreciated this is because after the picture came out, I was invited by the American Psychiatric Association to give a lecture. I couldn’t believe it! – Rod Steiger

155548. Is this a proposal? I’m married now, you know. – Rod Steiger

155549. I had read the novel and I had heard David Lean was going to direct it – and it came as a surprise to me because American actors, if given the chance, can do style as well as anybody and speak as well as anybody. – Rod Steiger

155550. Only after awhile. After it came out and people began to engage in discussions about the social reflections of the film that I realized it had an importance I hadn’t thought of. – Rod Steiger

155551. Sometimes it’s great, sometimes it’s bad. I think the film could have been a lot better. – Rod Steiger

155552. That’s not a villain, that’s a man whose a victim of being in love with the wrong one. – Rod Steiger

155553. ‘The Mark’ I played a psychiatrist. And in the ’50’s everybody went to a psychiatrist because if you didn’t, you’d have nothing to talk about at cocktail parties. – Rod Steiger

155554. We came around the corner, I kissed her and after I kissed her she relaxed. And then I grabbed her and kissed her again and she was shocked! And that was what we wanted. – Rod Steiger

155555. We come. We go. And in between we try to understand. – Rod Steiger

155556. I was very pleased you know, and I was afraid that I might stick out, but I didn’t. My happiest thing about that picture is that I proved that American actors can speak as well and also fit in with an ensemble like that. – Rod Steiger

155557. Now that was one thing, but from an actor’s point of view, this poor young man, crying from the moment I opened the door to the moment he left. Now if an actor did that they would say he’s over-acting. – Rod Steiger

155558. Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can’t look at yourself and judge yourself. – Rod Steiger

155559. The successful people of this world take life as it comes. They just go out and deal with the world as it is. – Ben Stein

155560. Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars. – Ben Stein

155561. Nothing happens by itself… it all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions. – Ben Stein

155562. Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows. – Ben Stein

155563. So many fail because they don’t get started – they don’t go. They don’t overcome inertia. They don’t begin. – Ben Stein

155564. Somewhere there is a map of how it can be done. – Ben Stein

155565. The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. – Ben Stein

155566. It’s amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions. – Ben Stein

155567. You can do what you think you can do and you cannot do what you think you cannot. – Ben Stein

155568. You cannot win if you’re not at the table. You have to be where the action is. – Ben Stein

155569. The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy. – Ben Stein

155570. If you can’t stand the heat, don’t go to Cancun in the summer. – Ben Stein

155571. I don’t like the sound of all the lists he’s making. – Ben Stein

155572. Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will. – Ben Stein

155573. A corporation’s responsibility is to the shareholders, not its retirees and employees. Companies are doing everything they can to get rid of pension plans and they will succeed. – Ben Stein

155574. It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated… it is finished when it surrenders. – Ben Stein

155575. Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over gain, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember. – Ben Stein

155576. In the early days, I often felt that I was taking a math test when we were playing. It was a profound feeling of having to prove myself. – Chris Stein

155577. We’re a pop art band. Not a pop band. – Chris Stein

155578. The house itself is of minor importance. Its relation to the community is the thing that really counts. – Clarence Stein

155579. A small house must depend on its grouping with other houses for its beauty, and for the preservation of light air and the maximum of surrounding open space. – Clarence Stein

155580. My longing for truth was a single prayer. – Edith Stein

155581. Those who join the Carmelite Order are not lost to their near and dear ones, but have been won for them, because it is our vocation to intercede to God for everyone. – Edith Stein

155582. Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church; by means of that prayer the Church prays, since it is the Holy Spirit living in the Church, Who in every single soul ‘prays in us with unspeakable groanings’. – Edith Stein

155583. As for what concerns our relations with our fellow men, the anguish in our neighbor’s soul must break all precept. All that we do is a means to an end, but love is an end in itself, because God is love. – Edith Stein

155584. In order to be an image of God, the spirit must turn to what is eternal, hold it in spirit, keep it in memory, and by loving it, embrace it in the will. – Edith Stein

155585. On the question of relating to our fellowman – our neighbor’s spiritual need transcends every commandment. Everything else we do is a means to an end. But love is an end already, since God is love. – Edith Stein

155586. One could say that in case of need, every normal and healthy woman is able to hold a position. And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman. – Edith Stein

155587. The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church. – Edith Stein

155588. The nation… doesn’t simply need what we have. It needs what we are. – Edith Stein

155589. If anyone comes to me, I want to lead them to Him. – Edith Stein

155590. Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the foreigner, who deals with them, they are so friendly how can they be so suspicious they are so suspicious how can they be so friendly but they just are. – Gertrude Stein

155591. Do not forget birthdays. This is in no way a propaganda for a larger population. – Gertrude Stein

155592. Disillusionment in living is finding that no one can really ever be agreeing with you completely in anything. – Gertrude Stein

155593. Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation. – Gertrude Stein

155594. Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening. – Gertrude Stein

155595. Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood. – Gertrude Stein

155596. But the problem is that when I go around and speak on campuses, I still don’t get young men standing up and saying, ‘How can I combine career and family?’ – Gertrude Stein

155597. Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded. – Gertrude Stein

155598. I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher. – Gertrude Stein

155599. An audience is always warming but it must never be necessary to your work. – Gertrude Stein

155600. Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. – Gertrude Stein

155601. America is my country and Paris is my hometown. – Gertrude Stein

155602. Action and reaction are equal and opposite. – Gertrude Stein

155603. A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears. – Gertrude Stein

155604. A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables. – Gertrude Stein

155605. A real failure does not need an excuse. It is an end in itself. – Gertrude Stein

155606. A masterpiece… may be unwelcome but it is never dull. – Gertrude Stein

155607. A house in the country is not the same as a country house. – Gertrude Stein

155608. Argument is to me the air I breathe. Given any proposition, I cannot help believing the other side and defending it. – Gertrude Stein

155609. Literature – creative literature – unconcerned with sex, is inconceivable. – Gertrude Stein

155610. You’ll be old and you never lived, and you kind of feel silly to lie down and die and to never have lived, to have been a job chaser and never have lived. – Gertrude Stein

155611. When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that. – Gertrude Stein

155612. What is the answer? In that case, what is the question? – Gertrude Stein

155613. What is music. A passion for colonies not a love of country. – Gertrude Stein

155614. What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage. – Gertrude Stein

155615. We are always the same age inside. – Gertrude Stein

155616. War is never fatal but always lost. Always lost. – Gertrude Stein

155617. Do you know because I tell you so, or do you know, do you know. – Gertrude Stein

155618. To write is to write is to write is to write is to write is to write is to write is to write. – Gertrude Stein

155619. Every adolescent has that dream every century has that dream every revolutionary has that dream, to destroy the family. – Gertrude Stein

155620. Human beings are interested in two things. They are interested in the reality and interested in telling about it. – Gertrude Stein

155621. History takes time. History makes memory. – Gertrude Stein

155622. Hemingway’s remarks are not literature. – Gertrude Stein

155623. Generally speaking, everyone is more interesting doing nothing than doing anything. – Gertrude Stein

155624. Everyone gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. – Gertrude Stein

155625. Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers’ granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages. – Gertrude Stein

155626. Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something. – Gertrude Stein

155627. A diary means yes indeed. – Gertrude Stein

155628. Very likely education does not make very much difference. – Gertrude Stein

155629. In a war everybody always knows all about Switzerland, in peace times it is just Switzerland but in war time it is the only country that everybody has confidence in, everybody. – Gertrude Stein

155630. It is very easy to love alone. – Gertrude Stein

155631. It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. – Gertrude Stein

155632. It is so friendly so simply friendly and though inevitable not a sadness and though occurring not a shock. – Gertrude Stein

155633. It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren until she allures us to our death. – Gertrude Stein

155634. It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son. – Gertrude Stein

155635. It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger. – Gertrude Stein

155636. It is extraordinary that whole populations have no projects for the future, none at all. It certainly is extraordinary, but it is certainly true. – Gertrude Stein

155637. It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with a whole family you can forget about them. – Gertrude Stein

155638. It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business. – Gertrude Stein

155639. It is always a mistake to be plain-spoken. – Gertrude Stein

155640. Is it worse to be scared than to be bored, that is the question. – Gertrude Stein

155641. It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing. – Gertrude Stein

155642. In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal. – Gertrude Stein

155643. It is not what France gave you but what it did not take from you that was important. – Gertrude Stein

155644. If you can do it then why do it? – Gertrude Stein

155645. If you are looking down while you are walking it is better to walk up hill the ground is nearer. – Gertrude Stein

155646. I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor. It’s better to be rich. – Gertrude Stein

155647. I think the reason I am important is that I know everything. – Gertrude Stein

155648. I rarely believe anything, because at the time of believing I am not really there to believe. – Gertrude Stein

155649. I like a view but I like to sit with my back turned to it. – Gertrude Stein

155650. I know what Germans are. They are a funny people. They are always choosing someone to lead them in a direction which they do not want to go. – Gertrude Stein

155651. I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient. – Gertrude Stein

155652. I have always noticed that in portraits of really great writers the mouth is always firmly closed. – Gertrude Stein

155653. I don’t envisage collectivism. There is no such animal, it is always individualism, sometimes the rest vote and sometimes they do not, and if they do they do and if they do not they do not. – Gertrude Stein

155654. I do want to get rich but I never want to do what there is to do to get rich. – Gertrude Stein

155655. In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. That is what makes America what it is. – Gertrude Stein

155656. Just before she died she asked, What is the answer? No answer came. She laughed and said, In that case, what is the question? Then she died. – Gertrude Stein

155657. Let me listen to me and not to them. – Gertrude Stein

155658. Just as everybody has the vote including women, I think children should, because as a child is conscious of itself then it has to me an existence and has a stake in what happens. – Gertrude Stein

155659. It is natural not to care about a sister certainly not when she is four years older and grinds her teeth at night. – Gertrude Stein

155660. The contemporary thing in art and literature is the thing which doesn’t make enough difference to the people of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it. – Gertrude Stein

155661. The minute you or anybody else knows what you are you are not it, you are what you or anybody else knows you are and as everything in living is made up of finding out what you are it is extraordinarily difficult really not to know what you are and yet to be that thing. – Gertrude Stein

155662. The nineteenth century believed in science but the twentieth century does not. – Gertrude Stein

155663. The deepest thing in any one is the conviction of the bad luck that follows boasting. – Gertrude Stein

155664. That is what war is and dancing it is forward and back, when one is out walking one wants not to go back the way they came but in dancing and in war it is forward and back. – Gertrude Stein

155665. Supposing everyone lived at one time what would they say. They would observe that stringing string beans is universal. – Gertrude Stein

155666. Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone. – Gertrude Stein

155667. The earth is the earth as a peasant sees it, the world is the world as a duchess sees it, and anyway a duchess would be nothing if the earth was not there as the peasant sees it. – Gertrude Stein

155668. The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic. – Gertrude Stein

155669. This is the lesson that history teaches: repetition. – Gertrude Stein

155670. There ain’t no answer. There ain’t gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That’s the answer. – Gertrude Stein

155671. Sculpture is made with two instruments and some supports and pretty air. – Gertrude Stein

155672. There is too much fathering going on just now and there is no doubt about it fathers are depressing. – Gertrude Stein

155673. Name any name and then remember everybody you ever knew who bore that name. Are they all alike. I think so. – Gertrude Stein

155674. There is no there there. – Gertrude Stein

155675. There is no such thing as being good to your wife. – Gertrude Stein

155676. There is no real reality to a really imagined life any more. – Gertrude Stein

155677. There is a difference between twenty-nine and thirty. When you are twenty-nine it can be the beginning of everything. When you are thirty it can be the end of everything. – Gertrude Stein

155678. The thing that differentiates man from animals is money. – Gertrude Stein

155679. Money is always there but the pockets change; it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money. – Gertrude Stein

155680. Oh, I wish I were a miser; being a miser must be so occupying. – Gertrude Stein

155681. Men cannot count, they do not know that two and two make four if women do not tell them so. – Gertrude Stein

155682. Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose. – Gertrude Stein

155683. Nature is commonplace. Imitation is more interesting. – Gertrude Stein

155684. Once more I can climb about and remind you that a woman in this epoch does the important literary thinking. – Gertrude Stein

155685. One does not get better but different and older and that is always a pleasure. – Gertrude Stein

155686. One of the pleasant things those of us who write or paint do is to have the daily miracle. It does come. – Gertrude Stein

155687. Picasso once remarked I do not care who it is that has or does influence me as long as it is not myself. – Gertrude Stein

155688. Poetry consists in a rhyming dictionary and things seen. – Gertrude Stein

155689. Remarks are not literature. – Gertrude Stein

155690. Romance is everything. – Gertrude Stein

155691. Men and girls, men and girls: Artificial swine and pearls. – Gertrude Stein

155692. There is always a time to move on. – Jock Stein

155693. I’d far rather talk about players. They are the people who make things happen. – Jock Stein

155694. Keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs. – William Howard Stein

155695. The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty. – John Steinbeck

155696. No one wants advice – only corroboration. – John Steinbeck

155697. I have owed you this letter for a very long time-but my fingers have avoided the pencil as though it were an old and poisoned tool. – John Steinbeck

155698. One can find so many pains when the rain is falling. – John Steinbeck

155699. Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts… perhaps the fear of a loss of power. – John Steinbeck

155700. Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war, and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state, it is an army with banners. – John Steinbeck

155701. Syntax, my lad. It has been restored to the highest place in the republic. – John Steinbeck

155702. I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts. – John Steinbeck

155703. I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature. – John Steinbeck

155704. I’ve lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate. – John Steinbeck

155705. Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased. – John Steinbeck

155706. In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage. – John Steinbeck

155707. If you’re in trouble, or hurt or need – go to the poor people. They’re the only ones that’ll help – the only ones. – John Steinbeck

155708. Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. – John Steinbeck

155709. So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda. – John Steinbeck

155710. It has always been my private conviction that any man who puts his intelligence up against a fish and loses had it coming. – John Steinbeck

155711. Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals. – John Steinbeck

155712. Where does discontent start? You are warm enough, but you shiver. You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you. You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields. And to prod all these there’s time, the Bastard Time. – John Steinbeck

155713. The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business. – John Steinbeck

155714. We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it. – John Steinbeck

155715. It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world. – John Steinbeck

155716. Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard. – John Steinbeck

155717. No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself. – John Steinbeck

155718. These words dropped into my childish mind as if you should accidentally drop a ring into a deep well. I did not think of them much at the time, but there came a day in my life when the ring was fished up out of the well, good as new. – John Steinbeck

155719. Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass. – John Steinbeck

155720. It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. – John Steinbeck

155721. It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome but if that is all we ever were, we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth. – John Steinbeck

155722. I have never smuggled anything in my life. Why, then, do I feel an uneasy sense of guilt on approaching a customs barrier? – John Steinbeck

155723. The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true. – John Steinbeck

155724. In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable. – John Steinbeck

155725. Man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap, baits it, then steps in it. – John Steinbeck

155726. Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments. – John Steinbeck

155727. Time is the only critic without ambition. – John Steinbeck

You may also like  Top 100 Success Quotes That Will Motivate You (2020)

155728. I hate cameras. They are so much more sure than I am about everything. – John Steinbeck

155729. I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession. – John Steinbeck

155730. Give a critic an inch, he’ll write a play. – John Steinbeck

155731. Four hoarse blasts of a ship’s whistle still raise the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping. – John Steinbeck

155732. A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ. – John Steinbeck

155733. A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. – John Steinbeck

155734. A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. – John Steinbeck

155735. It has always seemed strange to me… the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second. – John Steinbeck

155736. I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit. – John Steinbeck

155737. We were the guys on the other side. It was hilarious. – David Steinberg

155738. And it was a huge emotional thing to leave the law and become unemployed – to be a student again. – David Steinberg

155739. Being a lawyer in New York sucks because you’re working eighty, sometimes a hundred hours a week. – David Steinberg

155740. I rewrote it and I took all your notes. Read it again, that kind of persistence paid off. – David Steinberg

155741. The whole idea of doing the Hollywood thing never even occurred to me. When you grow up on the East coast, Hollywood seems like this fantasy land and you don’t think that people can actually make a living there. – David Steinberg

155742. Your relationship with an agent has got to be mutually beneficial. If you can’t help their careers, then they’re not going to be interested. – David Steinberg

155743. I started writing this feature comedy in New York – a Chris Farley vehicle. The script was decent. When I got to LA, I met some new friends in film school and had them read my script and give me notes. – David Steinberg

155744. It’s learning how to negotiate to keep both sides happy – whether it’s for a multi-million dollar contract or just which show to watch on TV, that determines the quality and enjoyment of our lives. – Leigh Steinberg

155745. I have to say that it was a very strange experience when, later in life, I represented Byron Scott and was negotiating with West – whose picture I used to have over my bed! That took some getting used to. – Leigh Steinberg

155746. Hey, our Founding Fathers wore long hair and powdered wigs – I don’t see anybody trying to look like them today, either… But we do look to them as role models. – Leigh Steinberg

155747. I just knew that economics had never been my big motivation. – Leigh Steinberg

155748. I ran track, and basically played every sport. – Leigh Steinberg

155749. Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting – or the authorities even prosecuting – a pro athlete were practically nil. – Leigh Steinberg

155750. I try to live in the moment, every moment. – Leigh Steinberg

155751. I’d like to add that negotiating is not something to be avoided or feared – it’s an everyday part of life. – Leigh Steinberg

155752. In reality, we can prove that the incidents of drug, alcohol abuse and violence have dropped dramatically among professional athletes – but the problem is it would be impossible to convince than fans, because of what they read on the AP wire. – Leigh Steinberg

155753. It is soooooo necessary to get the basic skills, because by the time you graduate, undergraduate or graduate, that field would have totally changed from your first day of school. – Leigh Steinberg

155754. Then the Angels came in 1961, and I fell in love with them. – Leigh Steinberg

155755. You know, we don’t look much alike, but Denzel Washington would make a great sports agent. – Leigh Steinberg

155756. Work needs to be a reflection of your social values. You are how you work! – Leigh Steinberg

155757. When it came to football there was a certain age where I realized that my future in football was being a grease spot on the side of some bigger player. – Leigh Steinberg

155758. Well, when you’ve had Tom Cruise play you, anything else is a comedown. – Leigh Steinberg

155759. Well, my favorite sport as a kid was clearly baseball. – Leigh Steinberg

155760. We’re all negotiators. – Leigh Steinberg

155761. We live in a niche world. – Leigh Steinberg

155762. Now we’re getting a whole generation of kids who have never had a football team in L.A., so they don’t miss it and don’t ask for it. It becomes self-perpetuating. They don’t know what they’re missing. – Leigh Steinberg

155763. Very narrow areas of expertise can be very productive. Develop your own profile. Develop your own niche. – Leigh Steinberg

155764. My grandfather was running Hillcrest Country Club, and that’s where a whole group of Hollywood comedians hung out. – Leigh Steinberg

155765. Then I went to UCLA – so of course I became a huge Bruin basketball fan… and later came to football. – Leigh Steinberg

155766. The whole concept of negotiating is intimidating to many people. – Leigh Steinberg

155767. School gives you the freedom to explore different philosophies, religions, aspects of yourself, and subjects. – Leigh Steinberg

155768. The NFL today has bigger, stronger, bodies than ever, moving faster than ever, hitting a stationary object harder than ever before – so the physics of the hit have changed. – Leigh Steinberg

155769. Challenge yourself, its fine not to be a totally finished person. – Leigh Steinberg

155770. Now some alien force seems to have come and captured the Dodgers. I don’t know what happened to my Dodgers. – Leigh Steinberg

155771. Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have. – Leigh Steinberg

155772. We can always find creative ways to do things. – Leigh Steinberg

155773. The Super Bowl is like a movie, and the quarterback is the leading man. – Leigh Steinberg

155774. But the truth is, growing up in California, we knew nothing about hockey. – Leigh Steinberg

155775. But the equipment to protect the players hasn’t developed along with that, so now you have more players out with worse injuries, for longer periods of time. – Leigh Steinberg

155776. Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you. – Leigh Steinberg

155777. As for football in L.A., it’s going to take a loooong time before another team comes here. – Leigh Steinberg

155778. Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen. – Leigh Steinberg

155779. I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended, continuing and perfecting childhood drawing – without the traditional interruption of academic training. – Saul Steinberg

155780. Questions are fiction, and answers are anything from more fiction to science-fiction. – Saul Steinberg

155781. The artist is an educator of artists of the future who are able to understand and in the process of understanding perform unexpected – the best – evolutions. – Saul Steinberg

155782. The frightening thought that what you draw may become a building makes for reasoned lines. – Saul Steinberg

155783. A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only; not as a woman, but as a Madonna, a queen, a sphinx. – Saul Steinberg

155784. I feel I learned as much from fellow students as from the professors. – Jack Steinberger

155785. I had no new ideas on the physics we might learn, and I could not compete with the younger generation. – Jack Steinberger

155786. I studied chemical engineering. I was a good student, but these were the hard times of the depression, my scholarship came to an end, and it was necessary to work to supplement the family income. – Jack Steinberger

155787. I joined the Army and was sent to the MIT radiation laboratory after a few months of introduction to electromagnetic wave theory in a special course, given for Army personnel at the University of Chicago. – Jack Steinberger

155788. I survived only a year in Berkeley, partly because I declined to sign the anticommunist loyalty oath. – Jack Steinberger

155789. In 1933, the Nazis came to power and the more systematic persecution of the Jews followed quickly. Laws were enacted which excluded Jewish children from higher education in public schools. – Jack Steinberger

155790. In 1934, the American Jewish charities offered to find homes for 300 German refugee children. We were on the SS Washington, bound for New York, Christmas 1934. – Jack Steinberger

155791. In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store. – Jack Steinberger

155792. I remember Nazi election propaganda posters showing a hateful Jewish face with crooked nose. – Jack Steinberger

155793. I reverted easily to my wild state, that is experimentation. – Jack Steinberger

155794. I’m really 95 percent Mr. Rogers, and only 5 percent Oscar the Grouch.’ – George Steinbrenner

155795. As I’ve always said, the way New Yorkers back us we have to produce for them. – George Steinbrenner

155796. Don’t talk to me about aesthetics or tradition. Talk to me about what sells and what’s good right now. And what the American people like is to think the underdog still has a chance. – George Steinbrenner

155797. I am tough. Sometimes I’m unreasonable. I have to catch myself every once in a while. – George Steinbrenner

155798. I don’t think that anybody should be suspended for life for anything, other than murder. How is it helping someone to say, ‘You’re done forever, your life’s over’? – George Steinbrenner

155799. I don’t want to be in the Hall of Fame. I don’t think owners should be. – George Steinbrenner

155800. I haven’t always done a good job, and I haven’t always been successful – but I know that I have tried. – George Steinbrenner

155801. I haven’t always made the right decisions. – George Steinbrenner

155802. I think about the next season right away. – George Steinbrenner

155803. As I have said many times – my father was a great fan of Bill Dickey’s and he certainly loved the Yankees. I hope that he would be pleased. – George Steinbrenner

155804. I will never have a heart attack. I give them. – George Steinbrenner

155805. But why shouldn’t I speak out? Don’t you speak out in this country? – George Steinbrenner

155806. In the end, I’ll put my good acts up against those of anybody in this country. Anybody. – George Steinbrenner

155807. Is it in the best interest of baseball to sell beer in the ninth inning? Probably not. The rule has got to be more clearly defined. And then some process should be set up where the judge is not also the appeals judge. – George Steinbrenner

155808. Let’s not talk punishment. – George Steinbrenner

155809. Owning the Yankees is like owning the Mona Lisa. – George Steinbrenner

155810. People keep coming up to me and asking, ‘How does it feel to be banned for life?’ Banned for life. I wasn’t banned for life. There was never a word of suspension, probation or ban in that agreement. It was never meant to be part of it. – George Steinbrenner

155811. Ruth was probably the greatest athlete to perform in any sport. Never has there been anybody like him. – George Steinbrenner

155812. We plan absentee ownership as far as running the Yankees is concerned. – George Steinbrenner

155813. Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next. – George Steinbrenner

155814. You shouldn’t have any betting in the locker room at all, whether it’s baseball or it’s horses. You can’t beat the horses. You can’t beat any kind of gambling because they have the odds. – George Steinbrenner

155815. I was often misquoted. I was supportive of my managers, even though they all may not think so. – George Steinbrenner

155816. I am dead set against free agency. It can ruin baseball. – George Steinbrenner

155817. If the shoe doesn’t fit, must we change the foot? – Gloria Steinem

155818. In my own mind, I am still a fat brunette from Toledo, and I always will be. – Gloria Steinem

155819. It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate. – Gloria Steinem

155820. It’s an incredible con job when you think about it, to believe something now in exchange for something after death. Even corporations with their reward systems don’t try to make it posthumous. – Gloria Steinem

155821. Law and justice are not always the same. – Gloria Steinem

155822. Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before. – Gloria Steinem

155823. From pacifist to terrorist, each person condemns violence – and then adds one cherished case in which it may be justified. – Gloria Steinem

155824. If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn’t it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long? – Gloria Steinem

155825. If women have young children, they are one man away from welfare. – Gloria Steinem

155826. I’ve yet to be on a campus where most women weren’t worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I’ve yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing. – Gloria Steinem

155827. I’d like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I’d have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal. – Gloria Steinem

155828. I will no longer be referred to as Miss Steinem of Ms. magazine. – Gloria Steinem

155829. I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career. – Gloria Steinem

155830. Hope is a very unruly emotion. – Gloria Steinem

155831. Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described – and will be, after our deaths – by each of the family members who believe they know us. – Gloria Steinem

155832. God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there’s no turning back. – Gloria Steinem

155833. Men should think twice before making widow hood woman’s only path to power. – Gloria Steinem

155834. Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry. – Gloria Steinem

155835. We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. – Gloria Steinem

155836. We need to remember across generations that there is as much to learn as there is to teach. – Gloria Steinem

155837. The only thing I can’t stand is discomfort. – Gloria Steinem

155838. The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day; a movement is only people moving. – Gloria Steinem

155839. Most women are one man away from welfare. – Gloria Steinem

155840. The first resistance to social change is to say it’s not necessary. – Gloria Steinem

155841. If you say, I’m for equal pay, that’s a reform. But if you say. I’m a feminist, that’s a transformation of society. – Gloria Steinem

155842. The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen’s skin. – Gloria Steinem

155843. Unless we include a job as part of every citizen’s right to autonomy and personal fulfillment, women will continue to be vulnerable to someone else’s idea of what need is. – Gloria Steinem

155844. Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself. – Gloria Steinem

155845. Pornography is the instruction. Rape is the practice, battered women are the practice, and battered children are the practice. – Gloria Steinem

155846. Pornography is about dominance. Erotica is about mutuality. – Gloria Steinem

155847. Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days. – Gloria Steinem

155848. No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office. – Gloria Steinem

155849. Most women’s magazines simply try to mold women into bigger and better consumers. – Gloria Steinem

155850. Logic is in the eye of the logician. – Gloria Steinem

155851. The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn. – Gloria Steinem

155852. Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. – Gloria Steinem

155853. For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable. – Gloria Steinem

155854. A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after. – Gloria Steinem

155855. A movement is only composed of people moving. To feel its warmth and motion around us is the end as well as the means. – Gloria Steinem

155856. A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space. – Gloria Steinem

155857. A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual. – Gloria Steinem

155858. America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people. – Gloria Steinem

155859. Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood. – Gloria Steinem

155860. Because I have work to care about, it is possible that I may be less difficult to get along with than other women when the double chins start to form. – Gloria Steinem

155861. Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one. – Gloria Steinem

155862. Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men. – Gloria Steinem

155863. A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. – Gloria Steinem

155864. Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else. – Gloria Steinem

155865. Work is valued by the social value of the worker. – Gloria Steinem

155866. Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. – Gloria Steinem

155867. What has the women’s movement learned from Geraldine Ferraro’s candidacy for vice president? Never get married. – Gloria Steinem

155868. We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters. – Gloria Steinem

155869. We’ll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth. – Gloria Steinem

155870. The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital. – George Steiner

155871. The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration; but the honing is uniform. – George Steiner

155872. The age of the book is almost gone. – George Steiner

155873. The ordinary man casts a shadow in a way we do not quite understand. The man of genius casts light. – George Steiner

155874. There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness. – George Steiner

155875. To many men… the miasma of peace seems more suffocating than the bracing air of war. – George Steiner

155876. We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day’s work at Auschwitz in the morning. – George Steiner

155877. Words that are saturated with lies or atrocity, do not easily resume life. – George Steiner

155878. Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence. – George Steiner

155879. The immense majority of human biographies are a gray transit between domestic spasm and oblivion. – George Steiner

155880. Men are accomplices to that which leaves them indifferent. – George Steiner

155881. May my soul bloom in love for all existence. – Rudolf Steiner

155882. A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living. – Rudolf Steiner

155883. All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds. Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature. – Rudolf Steiner

155884. Child actors come off as work being their life and doing it 24/7, but I still have those days where it’s totally, like, whatever: shopping, movies, adventures. – Hailee Steinfeld

155885. Everything I do now is a first. – Hailee Steinfeld

155886. Facebook is my life. – Hailee Steinfeld

155887. I was just another girl. – Hailee Steinfeld

155888. My first modeling job was Gap, and my first time in front of the camera was for a Soda Pop Girls commercial – it’s one of those Bratz dolls, Barbie dolls…one of those. – Hailee Steinfeld

155889. My very first audition was on the lot of Paramount, and I was put on tape and it was very nerve-racking. I think it was about 15 pages. – Hailee Steinfeld

155890. The idea of revenge coming from a 14-year-old girl isn’t, you know, exactly right. – Hailee Steinfeld

155891. Well I was eight years old, and I have an older cousin who is three years older than me and she was doing acting, commercials, and modeling at the time and… to see my cousin doing that was really inspiring and I wanted to do it. So I went to my mom and I asked her if I could do it, and for the acting part of it, she made me study for a year. – Hailee Steinfeld

155892. The shooting of the guns, that was kind of funny, because rolling a cigarette and shooting a gun aren’t like normal things for a 13-year old girl! – Hailee Steinfeld

155893. I don’t know if it has set in or not. Honestly, it’s crazy. It’s such an amazing honor. I remember thinking back to being in my room waiting for the call to see if I got the part. It’s like winning the lottery. I’m proud to be a member of such an amazing cast – that’s the best award of all. – Hailee Steinfeld

155894. I love the film route and I’m gong to try my hardest to stay on it. – Hailee Steinfeld

155895. Chess is not for timid souls. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155896. When you have an advantage, you are obliged to attack; otherwise you are endangered to lose the advantage. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155897. Only the player with the initiative has the right to attack. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155898. I have never in my life played the French Defence, which is the dullest of all openings. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155899. A win by an unsound combination, however showy, fills me with artistic horror. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155900. I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155901. Chess is intellectual gymnastics. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155902. Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155903. Fame, I have already. Now I need the money. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155904. A sacrifice is best refuted by accepting it. – Wilhelm Steinitz

155905. You’ll never find your gold on a sandy beach. – Jim Steinman

155906. Come on, come on! And there’ll be no turning back! You were only killing time and it can kill you right back. Come on, come on! It’s time to burn up the fuse. You got nothing to do and even less to lose. – Jim Steinman

155907. No art is any good unless you can feel how it’s put together. By and large it’s the eye, the hand and if it’s any good, you feel the body. Most of the best stuff seems to be a complete gesture, the totality of the artist’s body; you can really lean on it. – Frank Stella

155908. A sculpture is just a painting cut out and stood up somewhere. – Frank Stella

155909. Architecture can’t fully represent the chaos and turmoil that are part of the human personality, but you need to put some of that turmoil into the architecture, or it isn’t real. – Frank Stella

155910. But, after all, the aim of art is to create space – space that is not compromised by decoration or illustration, space within which the subjects of painting can live. – Frank Stella

155911. I don’t like a lot of the stuff that goes on in the art world, but it’s hard to be old and like what goes on around you. – Frank Stella

155912. I want to make exalted art. A successful image has pictorial lift. I am looking for whatever is up there. – Frank Stella

155913. I was worried in the ’80s that the best abstract painting had become obsessed with materiality, and painterly gestures and materiality were up against the wall. – Frank Stella

155914. Up until 35 I had a slightly skewed world view. I honestly believed everybody in the world wanted to make abstract paintings, and people only became lawyers and doctors and brokers and things because they couldn’t make abstract paintings. – Frank Stella

155915. What you see is what you see. – Frank Stella

155916. When I’m painting the picture, I’m really painting a picture. I may have a flat-footed technique, or something like that, but still, to me, the thrill, or the meat of the thing, is the actual painting. I don’t get any thrill out of laying it out. – Frank Stella

155917. I don’t like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life. – Frank Stella

155918. One learns about painting by looking at and imitating other painters. – Frank Stella

155919. Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery. – Stendhal

155920. Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a concert, something vulgar, and however, something which is impossible to ignore. – Stendhal

155921. Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it. – Stendhal

155922. People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them without a horror which paralyses every other pleasure, even that to be found in reading a story. – Stendhal

155923. People happy in love have an air of intensity. – Stendhal

155924. Our true passions are selfish. – Stendhal

155925. Only great minds can afford a simple style. – Stendhal

155926. If you don’t love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us. – Stendhal

155927. Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion. – Stendhal

155928. She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice? – Stendhal

155929. Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness. – Stendhal

155930. Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the only one. – Stendhal

155931. Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge. – Stendhal

155932. It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable forty years from now. – Stendhal

155933. If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured. – Stendhal

155934. One can acquire everything in solitude except character. – Stendhal

155935. The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears. – Stendhal

155936. Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion. – Stendhal

155937. What is really beautiful must always be true. – Stendhal

155938. True love makes the thought of death frequent, easy, without terrors; it merely becomes the standard of comparison, the price one would pay for many things. – Stendhal

155939. To describe happiness is to diminish it. – Stendhal

155940. To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something to respect and something to pity in his face. – Stendhal

155941. This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom. – Stendhal

155942. Power, after love, is the first source of happiness. – Stendhal

155943. The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years. – Stendhal

155944. Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all. – Stendhal

155945. The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly. – Stendhal

155946. The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music. – Stendhal

155947. The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water. – Stendhal

155948. The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse – as a luxury befitting a young man. – Stendhal

155949. The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth. – Stendhal

155950. The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent. – Stendhal

155951. In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have had and lost is always better than what you can hope for in the future. – Stendhal

155952. The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same. – Stendhal

155953. A novel is a mirror carried along a main road. – Stendhal

155954. Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained. – Stendhal

155955. I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or at so light a price, as the moment I owe to a newly heard musical phrase. – Stendhal

155956. A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth. – Stendhal

155957. A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. – Stendhal

155958. A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness. – Stendhal

155959. All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. – Stendhal

155960. Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit. – Stendhal

155961. Friendship has its illusions no less than love. – Stendhal

155962. God’s only excuse is that he does not exist. – Stendhal

155963. Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits. – Casey Stengel

155964. It’s wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn’t used to like. – Casey Stengel

155965. Most ball games are lost, not won. – Casey Stengel

155966. All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height. – Casey Stengel

155967. I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill. – Casey Stengel

155968. If we’re going to win the pennant, we’ve got to start thinking we’re not as good as we think we are. – Casey Stengel

155969. If you’re playing baseball and thinking about managing, you’re crazy. You’d be better off thinking about being an owner. – Casey Stengel

155970. If you’re so smart, let’s see you get out of the Army. – Casey Stengel

155971. I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me, especially since I’ve been thrown out of so many. – Casey Stengel

155972. I don’t like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three. – Casey Stengel

155973. I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional walks during batting practice. – Casey Stengel

155974. I don’t know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball. – Casey Stengel

155975. Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story. – Casey Stengel

155976. I got players with bad watches – they can’t tell midnight from noon. – Casey Stengel

155977. Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits. – Casey Stengel

155978. Don’t drink in the hotel bar, that’s where I do my drinking. – Casey Stengel

155979. Been in this game one-hundred years, but I see new ways to lose ’em I never knew existed before. – Casey Stengel

155980. Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It’s staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in. – Casey Stengel

155981. Don’t cut my throat, I may want to do that later myself. – Casey Stengel

155982. I came in here and a fella asked me to have a drink. I said I don’t drink. Then another fella said hear you and Joe DiMaggio aren’t speaking and I said I’ll take that drink. – Casey Stengel

155983. Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa. – Casey Stengel

155984. Most games are lost, not won. – Casey Stengel

155985. The Yankees don’t pay me to win every day, just two out of three. – Casey Stengel

155986. Never make predictions, especially about the future. – Casey Stengel

155987. No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball. – Casey Stengel

155988. Now there’s three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain. – Casey Stengel

155989. Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they’re successful. – Casey Stengel

155990. Son, we’d like to keep you around this season but we’re going to try and win a pennant. – Casey Stengel

155991. Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you? – Casey Stengel

155992. The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided. – Casey Stengel

155993. The Mets have shown me more ways to lose than I even knew existed. – Casey Stengel

155994. The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven’t made up their minds. – Casey Stengel

155995. The team has come along slow but fast. – Casey Stengel

155996. The trick is growing up without growing old. – Casey Stengel

155997. You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living. – Casey Stengel

155998. The trouble with women umpires is that I couldn’t argue with one. I’d put my arms around her and give her a little kiss. – Casey Stengel

155999. You gotta lose ’em some of the time. When you do, lose ’em right. – Casey Stengel

156000. There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain. – Casey Stengel

Tags:
Back to top

AUTHOR BIO

devang_vibhakar_photo_sharp_quotes
Devang Vibhakar started this website sharpquotes.com because he firmly believes that the motivational quotes gave him the much needed light in the times of darkness. Through sharpquotes.com, he is hopeful to bring motivation, confidence, hope, strength, change, courage and wisdom in the lives of his readers too.

His interests include reading, writing, numerology, movies, fitness, spending time in nature, finding the meaning of things in life and helping others find their strength with numerology.

By profession, he's into graphic designing and web development.

He has visited countries like Scotland, England and Germany.

You can find him on Facebook | Twitter.
Back to top