180000 famous quotes part 158 – 157001 to 158000

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180000 famous quotes part 158 – 157001 to 158000

157001. The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again. – Ben Stiller

157002. It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents. It was tough to go to auditions and be bad, since I couldn’t be anonymous. – Ben Stiller

157003. Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public’s desire for him to be funny simply because he’s so good at it. – Ben Stiller

157004. Maybe forced retirement isn’t necessary after all. – Ben Stiller

157005. My own parents were touchy-feely. – Ben Stiller

157006. My parents used to throw great New Year’s Eve parties. They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment. – Ben Stiller

157007. Paul is Starsky, and I met him before shooting. He was very kind and encouraged us to go with what we wanted to do. It was very sweet to see them back with the car after 25 years. – Ben Stiller

157008. You’re freaked out that you’re going to be having a child, and once you’re looking after your daughter, it’s the most beautiful thing in the world. – Ben Stiller

157009. The cliches are that it’s the most generic Starsky and Hutch plot you can find. – Ben Stiller

157010. Zoolander was more of my own sensibility. – Ben Stiller

157011. There’s always an element of fear that you need to work a lot until people get sick and tired of you or finally figure out that you’re a fraud after all! – Ben Stiller

157012. I don’t think know if anything’s going to translate anywhere. You’re making a movie, you hope it’s going to be funny, you can’t think about how it’s going to go over. – Ben Stiller

157013. There’s an old saying in Hollywood: It’s not the length of your film, it’s how you use it. – Ben Stiller

157014. Very quickly after meeting Dustin, the whole image I had of him was shattered. – Ben Stiller

157015. Whatever talent I had, I’m sure it helped that my parents were in the business and that I grew up around actors, comedians and directors. – Ben Stiller

157016. If you look at my eyes when I’m dancing, you’ll see that glazed look. – Ben Stiller

157017. Sometimes I wondered whether I hadn’t let my career get confined to one direction, but lately I’ve decided to accept the fact that I have this opportunity to be successful doing comedies. – Ben Stiller

157018. I don’t have a burning desire to be taken seriously as an actor. I don’t have a master plan in that way. – Ben Stiller

157019. I’ve had a very good career and I’m grateful that the public has had some level of acceptance and appreciation of my work. – Ben Stiller

157020. I enjoy the work I do in comedies. It’s a valid test of your creative abilities. – Ben Stiller

157021. Even when I’m not directing, that doesn’t stop Owen from having ideas for what I should be doing. – Ben Stiller

157022. I don’t devalue comedy as compared to drama. Not one bit. – Ben Stiller

157023. I don’t think the public is dying to see me necessarily be funny all the time. – Ben Stiller

157024. I grew up wanting to make movies, and along the way I suddenly found that I had a career doing comedy. – Ben Stiller

157025. I have a lot of nervous energy. Work is my best way of channelling that into something productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener. – Ben Stiller

157026. I’m always willing to endure humiliation on behalf of my characters. – Ben Stiller

157027. I love New York. I was sad, depressed and incredibly moved by our fellow countrymen and what they’ve done. I wanted to give people a chance to see something funny, have a distraction. – Ben Stiller

157028. I think most politicians could take a dodgeball in the face. – Ben Stiller

157029. I think people will be curious to see what I can do as a dramatic actor. – Ben Stiller

157030. I would like to do more dramas when I find a good role that will allow me to politely upset people’s expectations of me as a comic actor. – Ben Stiller

157031. I just watched Paul Michael Glaser. He was the reason I wanted to do the movie because as a kid I was such a big fan of his. I watched all the episodes and tried to get a feeling for what he was doing. – Ben Stiller

157032. Fashion is so over the top. – Ben Stiller

157033. I’m not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor. – Ben Stiller

157034. I’ve been around the block a lot and I’ve had a merry trail for 55 years. – Jerry Stiller

157035. It can make you sad to look at pictures from your youth. So there’s a trick to it. The trick is not to look at the later pictures. – Jerry Stiller

157036. Money is sensual. – Jerry Stiller

157037. My father and mother – I figured if I could make them laugh, they’d stop fighting. I stole all their material. – Jerry Stiller

157038. We managed to hang in there. Today when people get married there’s a tendency to run away when things get tough. There is a lot of strength in hanging together. – Jerry Stiller

157039. I shave without using shaving cream. – Jerry Stiller

157040. Never go for the punch line. There might be something funnier on the way. – Jerry Stiller

157041. Some of the routines come back very easily. We do it off the top of our heads. – Jerry Stiller

157042. Anne hated the idea of putting me down in front of the audience. – Jerry Stiller

157043. I don’t think my judgment is that good. I don’t know what is funny. – Jerry Stiller

157044. I ask myself why I do it. Maybe it’s to prove I’m still around. It takes a lot out of my body. I’m not an NBA player anymore. At my age, very few people can handle it. – Jerry Stiller

157045. Hollywood never knew there was a Vietnam War until they made the movie. – Jerry Stiller

157046. During the Great Depression, when people laughed their worries disappeared. Audiences loved these funny men. I decided to become one. – Jerry Stiller

157047. Creative comedy is like growing geraniums in a mine field. – Jerry Stiller

157048. Being on a sitcom stops me from getting Alzheimer’s. – Jerry Stiller

157049. Anne is very forgiving. She doesn’t care about money, being rich, or clothes. We never argued about finances. – Jerry Stiller

157050. The worst thing in this business is to be thought of as a no-talent. – Jerry Stiller

157051. I loved the idea of touching base with an audience. – Jerry Stiller

157052. If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with. – Stephen Stills

157053. One thing the blues ain’t, is funny. – Stephen Stills

157054. Sometimes I get a little drunk, sometimes I get a little out of it, sometimes I get out of tune onstage, but that’s something that shouldn’t be dissected. – Stephen Stills

157055. That was when Neil discovered Jack Nietzsche. They went off and pretty much came up with that by themselves, but I thought it was a great song, and I was more than happy to do my harmony parts on it. – Stephen Stills

157056. The only albatross is the hurt you divine from what people say about your art. – Stephen Stills

157057. There are three things men can do with women: love them, suffer for them, or turn them into literature. – Stephen Stills

157058. Yeah; I’m a much better blues player than anybody knows, but being in the kind of group I’m in, we were always trying to make popular records. – Stephen Stills

157059. I’ve just built a studio in my mama’s old bedroom, which I thought was fitting; she died last year. We’ve recorded nine songs recorded in there already; we’re sort of just chipping away. – Stephen Stills

157060. There were times I thought I was going to turn to the blues, but then I’d hear better blues players. – Stephen Stills

157061. I got hooked into folk music by accident, because that’s what white college kids liked when I was a child. – Stephen Stills

157062. I feel like I’m just learning how to play the guitar. I mean, really learning to play the guitar. – Stephen Stills

157063. God forbid if David Crosby gets sick again and I can’t tour anymore, or something happens where I can’t get around, what am I going to live on? I’m going to be living on mechanicals. So I don’t want to hear it. – Stephen Stills

157064. David knew everyone because he’s such a social butterfly. – Stephen Stills

157065. An artist cannot be responsible for what people make of their art. An audience loathe giving up preconceived images of an artist. – Stephen Stills

157066. After about a year or so, I was in L.A.; I’d decided to try to get a band together out there. – Stephen Stills

157067. A commercial is a commercial. – Stephen Stills

157068. I spent my last year of high school in Latin America, and there’s a edge of salsa under all of my rhythms. – Stephen Stills

157069. Once you decide that it is the art that is important and not how popular and well received you are, you no longer have an albatross. – Stephen Stills

157070. Specialization is a feature of every complex organization, be it social or natural, a school system, garden, book, or mammalian body. – Catharine R. Stimpson

157071. Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central Europe while we have the industrial portions. We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball. – Henry L. Stimson

157072. The bomb and the entrance of the Russians into the war will certainly have an effect on hastening the victory. – Henry L. Stimson

157073. The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him. – Henry L. Stimson

157074. The Japanese campaign involves therefore two great uncertainties; first, whether Russia will come in though we think that will be all right; and second, when and how S-1 will resolve itself. – Henry L. Stimson

157075. The only deadly sin I know is cynicism. – Henry L. Stimson

157076. The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. – Henry L. Stimson

157077. The President so far has struck me as a man who is trying hard to keep his balance. He certainly has been very receptive to all my efforts in these directions. – Henry L. Stimson

157078. Over any such tangled wave of problems the S-1 secret would be dominant and yet we will not know until after that time probably, until after that meeting, whether this is a weapon in our hands or not. – Henry L. Stimson

157079. Gentlemen don’t read each other’s mail. – Henry L. Stimson

157080. There has been growing quite a strain of irritating feeling between our government and the Russians and it seems to me that it is a time for me to use all the restraint I can on these other people who have been apparently getting a little more irritated. – Henry L. Stimson

157081. As to the war with Japan, the President had already received my memorandum in general as to the possibility of getting a substantial unconditional surrender from Japan which I had written before leaving Washington and which he had approved. – Henry L. Stimson

157082. It seems as if everybody in the country was getting impatient to get his or her particular soldier out of the Army and to upset the carefully arranged system of points for retirement which we had arranged with the approval of the Army itself. – Henry L. Stimson

157083. I told him there was one city that they must not bomb without my permission and that was Kyoto. – Henry L. Stimson

157084. I told him that my own opinion was that the time now and the method now to deal with Russia was to keep our mouths shut and let our actions speak for words. – Henry L. Stimson

157085. After I had gone through this matter with the President I told him of my condition of health and that my doctors felt that I must take a complete rest and that I thought that that meant leaving the Department finally in a short time. – Henry L. Stimson

157086. I do not see how the Japanese can hold out against this united front. – Henry L. Stimson

157087. I think it is very important that I should have a talk with you as soon as possible on a highly secret matter. I mentioned it to you shortly after you took office but have not urged it since on account of the pressure you have been under. – Henry L. Stimson

157088. But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first step in a new control by man over the forces of nature too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts. – Henry L. Stimson

157089. Now the thing is not to get into unnecessary quarrels by talking too much and not to indicate any weakness by talking too much; let our actions speak for themselves. – Henry L. Stimson

157090. We debated long over the situation for it is a very difficult question and all of us recognize its difficulty. – Henry L. Stimson

157091. We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another. – Henry L. Stimson

157092. We think it will be shortly afterwards, but it seems a terrible thing to gamble with such big stakes in diplomacy without having your master card in your hand. – Henry L. Stimson

157093. Making my class laugh and getting in trouble. I was the class clown. – R. L. Stine

157094. Well, when I was 13, for my bar mitzvah I received my first typewriter. And that was special. – R. L. Stine

157095. Read. Read. Read. Just don’t read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different styles. – R. L. Stine

157096. I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid! – R. L. Stine

157097. I have a cheat-sheet for each one of my characters about their personality, the way they look, etc. So there is no possible way that I could have writer’s block. – R. L. Stine

157098. I guess I’m way too kind and generous, and a saint – if you can believe that! – R. L. Stine

157099. I feel happy to terrify kids. – R. L. Stine

157100. I’m not much of a family man. I’m just not that into it. I love kids, I adore them, but I don’t want to live my life for them. – Sting

157101. I was recruited to teach 9-year-olds. I taught for two years. – Sting

157102. I write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set. – Sting

157103. The logical process will often be the safe one. I tend, when I’m given that choice, to go the way that’s not safe. – Sting

157104. Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I’d probably choose success. – Sting

157105. That sense of failure, I don’t know where people put it who don’t write songs and aren’t able to emote physically. It must go somewhere. – Sting

157106. The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment. – Sting

157107. The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice. It’s a journey I’m making. I’m heading that way. – Sting

157108. The more irrational of us are worried about the millennium ending – as if a date would really matter. – Sting

157109. The Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun. – Sting

157110. There’s no religion but sex and music. – Sting

157111. When the world is running down, you make the best of what’s still around. – Sting

157112. Peter Townshend shows us it’s all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock’n’roll. – Sting

157113. Yoga is almost like music in a way; there’s no end to it. – Sting

157114. It has very little to do with my work, but if your image is not sexy enough, people won’t listen. It’s part of the game. – Sting

157115. Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation. The only meditation I would have done before would be in the writing of songs. – Sting

157116. If you make your living writing, and you can’t write anything, it’s over. It’s very frightening. – Sting

157117. I’m not speaking as someone who has reached satori or anything else. I’m a student. – Sting

157118. I’m very much afraid of being mad – that’s my one fear. – Sting

157119. I’ve never lost perspective on who I am. Well, maybe briefly, but generally I’m pretty balanced. – Sting

157120. It’s never easy to write a song. It’s the most difficult thing I do. – Sting

157121. I’ve spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales, who I respect greatly. I’d give two cheers for the Monarchy. – Sting

157122. One of the rewards of success is freedom, the ability to do whatever you like. – Sting

157123. Intellectually I’m probably a Republican. – Sting

157124. It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile. – Sting

157125. Like Yoga, the spiritual life is actually very difficult. – Sting

157126. Love is stronger than justice. – Sting

157127. Melancholy is no bad thing. – Sting

157128. My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we’re singing about mortality, getting older. It’s an interesting time. – Sting

157129. I’ve only paid lip service to a spiritual life. – Sting

157130. I miss England. I miss the weather. I’ve spent moss of the last 25 years on tour. I’m ready to come home. – Sting

157131. I think I’m a focus for international attention. – Sting

157132. I really wanted to work with David Lynch. I was a big fan of The Elephant Man and Eraserhead. – Sting

157133. I see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised. – Sting

157134. I see songs not as a commodity used up when the album goes off the charts, which is often the case with pop songs. I see them as a body of work. Life should be breathed into them. – Sting

157135. I realize that nothing’s as it seems. – Sting

157136. I think love has something to do with allowing a person you claim to love to enter a larger arena than the one you create for them. – Sting

157137. I think there’s room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga. – Sting

157138. I think you can get the wrong impression about me from my work and think I’m always a bit down. I’m not that way at all. I’m fun-loving. – Sting

157139. I try to give the media as many confusing images as I can to retain my freedom. What’s real is for my children and the people I live with. – Sting

157140. I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children. – Sting

157141. I was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big. – Sting

157142. I hate most of what constitutes rock music, which is basically middle-aged crap. – Sting

157143. I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every week and took the sacraments. It never really touched the core of my being. – Sting

157144. I can’t really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don’t see why I should. – Sting

157145. An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn’t take his guitar with him. When I found it in the attic, I’d found a friend for life. – Sting

157146. I always stayed fit because I’m a performer, and all of those things help me to perform. – Sting

157147. I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while. – Sting

157148. I can’t fly a flag for monogamy or whatever the opposite is; it depends on the person and on the situation. – Sting

157149. I made two movies before The Police had a hit record: I did Quadrophenia and a film called Radio On. – Sting

157150. I come from a family of losers, and I’ve rejected my family as something I don’t want to be like. – Sting

157151. I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil. – Sting

157152. I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly. – Sting

157153. I learned to change my accent; in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back. – Sting

157154. I don’t like singing before noon. – Sting

157155. I feel this music has nurtured me as I’ve been immersing myself in it. I’ve felt supported by it. – Sting

157156. I exist in a state of almost perpetual hysteria. – Sting

157157. I don’t understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets. – Sting

157158. I don’t need to manufacture trauma in my life to be creative. I have a big enough reservoir of sadness or emotional trauma to last me. – Sting

157159. A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip. – Caskie Stinnett

157160. Working for a federal agency was like trying to dislodge a prune skin from the roof of the mouth. More enterprise went into the job than could be justified by the results. – Caskie Stinnett

157161. The trouble with being a hypochondriac these days is that antibiotics have cured all the good diseases. – Caskie Stinnett

157162. I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine. – Caskie Stinnett

157163. They always want me to play myself and that’s a big snooze. – Michael Stipe

157164. We made part of the record in Miami, and I would go down to the beach, and not 20 feet from the water I see a fish that is at least seven feet long swimming close to the shore. I did not go back in the ocean the entire month. – Michael Stipe

157165. When you meet a stranger, look at his shoes. Keep your money in your shoes. – Michael Stipe

157166. When we first started, we were a band from Athens and that was so off the map. – Michael Stipe

157167. When I get really hammered I take my clothes off. That’s a sure sign. It’s been a long time since the last time I did that. Probably a year. – Michael Stipe

157168. We toured that record for a year, which turned out to be the culmination of ten years of being constantly on the road. We were sick to death of touring. – Michael Stipe

157169. So, when you divide the world into music lovers, music fans and then those people who are just very casual about their music, it’s wallpaper to them, it’s elevator music, it’s just the thing that’s playing in the background that helps them through their day. – Michael Stipe

157170. There was a point in the ’80s when I looked out at my audience and I saw people that – were I not on the stage – they’d sooner slug me as they walked by me on the sidewalk. And I realized that I was way beyond the choir. – Michael Stipe

157171. We’re absolutely American and distinctly so, I think. That’s part of what people respond to outside of this country, part of the reason that we’re such a huge band outside of the U.S., where we’re not so popular now as we were 10 or 12 years ago. – Michael Stipe

157172. There are people that very strongly identify themselves as gay and then lesbian, and then I think there are a lot of people who are kind of some percentage or some version of that. – Michael Stipe

157173. So, we went from being an Athens band to being a Georgia band to being a Southern band to being an American band from the East Coast to being an American band and now we’re kind of an international phenomenon. – Michael Stipe

157174. Super casual music listeners. That’s most of the people in the world. And you have to understand, that’s why Top 40 radio exists. It’s not there for people who seek out music and who love music. – Michael Stipe

157175. Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It’s equally humbling and uplifting. – Michael Stipe

157176. There was never a golden era of American radio as far as I can tell. – Michael Stipe

157177. Peter was sick of being a pop star, the guitar god, and so he decided to teach himself other instruments. Among the instruments that he picked up was the mandolin. – Michael Stipe

157178. So, we just kind of created our own thing and that’s part of the beauty of Athens: is that it’s so off the map and there’s no way you could ever be the East Village or an L.A. scene or a San Francisco scene, that it just became its own thing. – Michael Stipe

157179. On planes I always cry. Something about altitude, the lack of oxygen and the bad movies. I cried over a St. Bernard movie once on a plane. That was really embarrassing. – Michael Stipe

157180. Never eat broccoli when there are cameras around. – Michael Stipe

157181. My iPod that was programmed by Peter Buck. It has 7,000 songs hand-picked for me by him. – Michael Stipe

157182. My feeling is that labels are for canned food… I am what I am – and I know what I am. – Michael Stipe

157183. If you disagree with me, fine! Because that’s the great thing about America, we can disagree! – Michael Stipe

157184. If I’m tired of me, I’m sure the public is as well. – Michael Stipe

157185. I’ve always felt that sexuality is a really slippery thing. In this day and age, it tends to get categorized and labeled, and I think labels are for food. Canned food. – Michael Stipe

157186. I’m not homosexual, I’m not hetrosexual, I’m just sexual. – Michael Stipe

157187. I’m just not that fascinating a person to have had all those lives that I’ve written about. – Michael Stipe

157188. I went through a period where I was really tired of seeing and reading about myself. – Michael Stipe

157189. I think there were early critics who wanted us to change the world because the Sex Pistols failed. – Michael Stipe

157190. I really wanted to be on Six Feet Under as a corpse. That would be hysterical. – Michael Stipe

157191. But we’re very much an American band and that’s that. I think that’s part of the appeal outside of this country and it might be part of the reason people turned away from us within this country, because familiarity breeds contempt. – Michael Stipe

157192. And I don’t expect anyone can bring about a revolution in the way that Bob Dylan did – and really didn’t – in the 1960s. – Michael Stipe

157193. But I think the one thing that I can say about us is that we’re very consistent about certain things and part of that is our desire to do the very best work that we can and not rest on our laurels, or not allow formula to come into what we do. – Michael Stipe

157194. Because the casual music listeners are the ones who turn on the radio and they don’t really care what’s playing, they just know that they kinda like it or it’s easy to drive to or it’s easy to sing along to or whatever. – Michael Stipe

157195. I’m tired of being this solemn poet of the masses, the enigma shrouded in a mystery. – Michael Stipe

157196. The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime. – Max Stirner

157197. He who must expend his life to prolong life cannot enjoy it, and he who is still seeking for his life does not have it and can as little enjoy it. – Max Stirner

157198. Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man’s lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one’s self. – Max Stirner

157199. The men of the future will yet fight their way to many a liberty that we do not even miss. – Max Stirner

157200. They can shout down the head of the physics department at Cal Tech. – James Stockdale

157201. Sybil’s my wife, and on the first day of October, that’s the first time I knew Ross was going to run. – James Stockdale

157202. So the first thing that went on was to decide… trying to find a time when we could get reprisal raids out. – James Stockdale

157203. The guy that just arranges things so that the stock market holds up is nobody in my – in my estimation. – James Stockdale

157204. There was nothing there but black water and American fire power. – James Stockdale

157205. They were heading out to the middle of the bay – the Gulf – that’s another thing that became kind of standard practice, we didn’t hurry the destroyers around the beach any more, when it got dark, we’d take ’em out thirty or forty miles out in the middle of the Tonkin Gulf. – James Stockdale

157206. This idea, as you know, that I have firm convictions that the idea of issues being a big deal where our mutual friend went back and he felt so strongly that the determining factor in electoral success should be a proven character. – James Stockdale

157207. We couldn’t generalize on the people. Some of them were known to be tough guys and they didn’t say much, but some of them were kind of soft-headed, but they did that. That was an East German film. – James Stockdale

157208. Yeah. I mean, it just seemed to me that it was – I felt so helpless to this business of not having any papers. That seems like a throwback to a schoolboy. – James Stockdale

157209. On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes. – James Stockdale

157210. I think character is permanent, and issues are transient. – James Stockdale

157211. Well, first of all, I was asked by Ross Perot on a telephone call in March of 1992 if, since he had committed on the Larry King Show to becoming a candidate for president, to get on all 50 ballots. – James Stockdale

157212. And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then in so many words and Alex says later in the book, nobody in the White House from that point on had any doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia. – James Stockdale

157213. I’m a grown man. You know, I’ve been in a lot of scrapes, but I never felt like I got so – there are probably a lot of things I should have done that I didn’t do. – James Stockdale

157214. I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron, FA Crusaders. – James Stockdale

157215. I never had a single conversation about politics with Ross Perot in my life; still haven’t. – James Stockdale

157216. I mean, I didn’t – I should have demanded attention of the boss maybe, or something like that that might have backfired. This I would just take as it came. – James Stockdale

157217. He’s a novice, but he’s had these – he’s experienced in leadership in tight circumstances. He started – he dropped the first bomb, led the first air strike into North Vietnam. – James Stockdale

157218. Half the issues they – are so polished they’re talking about – are dead by the time they get into the office, and into the midst of their tour where they’re really productive. – James Stockdale

157219. But there were highs as well as lows, it was as though they said everybody was picking on the man who had more practical real life experiences than the whole batch of them put together. – James Stockdale

157220. And we had our own laws. I mean, I wrote them. And we had our own customs, and traditions, and proprieties. – James Stockdale

157221. I was tortured fifteen times, that’s total submission. They did that with shutting off your blood circulation with ropes, giving you claustrophobia and pain at the same time, bending you double. – James Stockdale

157222. In order to do something you must be something. – James Stockdale

157223. It is true that the eyes dominate the ears in our time. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157224. No, what is important is neither linearity or non-linearity, but the change, the degree of change from something that doesn’t move to other events with different tempos in particular. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157225. One experiments and has to choose always the best results. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157226. Or in other works I have also projected the sound in a cube of loudspeakers. The sound can move vertically and diagonally at all speeds around the public. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157227. Or the other process that is important is that I compress longer sections of composed music, either found or made by myself, to such an extent that the rhythm becomes a timbre, and formal subdivisions become rhythm. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157228. Repetition is based on body rhythms, so we identify with the heartbeat, or with walking, or with breathing. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157229. In particular what is most important to me is the transformation of a sound by slowing it down, sometimes extremely, so that the inner of sound becomes a conceivable rhythm. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157230. Since I started composing I have always worked with series of tempos, even superimposed the music of different groups of musicians, of singers, instrumentalists who play and sing in different tempos simultaneously and then meet every now and then in the same tempo. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157231. But being quiet and meditating on sound is something completely different and will be discovered very soon by a lot of people who feel that the visual world doesn’t reach their soul anymore. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157232. So there is a personal sense of style for a given work – I don’t like a general style, but every work has its own style, and I want to create a style for every work. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157233. Schaeffer gave me permission to work in the studio with a technician, but I’ve never worked with him. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157234. I spent most of the year in the studio for electronic music at a radio station in Cologne or in other studios where I produced new works with all kinds of electronic apparatus. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157235. I no longer limit myself. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157236. I have composed several pieces which are performed outdoors, not only in the auditoria. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157237. I became aware that all sounds can make meaningful language. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157238. But I’m an adventurer. I like invention, I like discovery. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157239. And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157240. And the invention of transformations of certain figures has become the most important in musical composition. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157241. And I’m always interested when other musicians are trying to discover new worlds of sound. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157242. And I’ll never forget the first time I took the possibility to project sound every day for six or seven hours with special devices which were built for me. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157243. And harmony means that the relationship between all the elements used in a composition is balanced, is good. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157244. Whenever I felt happy about having discovered something, the first encounter, not only with the public, with other musicians, with specialists, etc, was that they rejected it. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157245. But since the middle of the century in particular, the music has become very irregular in rhythm. – Karlheinz Stockhausen

157246. A veritable incubator of short cuts, schemes and devices to overcome the truth. – David A. Stockman

157247. I had my share of critics, and I wash my hands of the whole lot. – Frank Richard Stockton

157248. I think I won’t do for your business at all, but personally I have no fight with you. You can go on and save all the critics you can, but don’t send them to me. – Frank Richard Stockton

157249. May you live to see the green grass growing over your grave. – Frank Richard Stockton

157250. And I can’t wait to see where the road leads from here. – Dean Stockwell

157251. Going to Peru is, well, if you ever have an opportunity in your life to go there, you should do it because it is absolutely mind boggling. – Dean Stockwell

157252. I started at a very early age in this business and I’m sure most of you have read stories about people who have started as children and ended up in very difficult lives and bad consequences. – Dean Stockwell

157253. It’s not the easiest life in the world, but then no life is easy. – Dean Stockwell

157254. My mother was in vaudeville, but after she had her children, she quit working. – Dean Stockwell

157255. So I’m going to go on and work on preserving the ozone layer, encouraging everyone to recycle. – Dean Stockwell

157256. That’s one great thing about my profession, traveling to locations. – Dean Stockwell

157257. Enemies are necessary for the wheels of the U.S. military machine to turn. – John Stockwell

157258. Short, successful military adventures are as effective as the Super Bowl in diverting people’s attention from unpleasant truths. – John Stockwell

157259. We love in others what we lack in ourselves, and would be everything, but what we are. – Richard H. Stoddard

157260. We grow like flowers, and bear desire, The odor of the human flowers. – Richard H. Stoddard

157261. I won’t be skating for the rest of my life, that’s for sure. – Elvis Stojko

157262. But a lot of my training can be done in Aston – a lot of the hard work, so to speak. But a new atmosphere, a new place, and it’s good for me because I didn’t want to get stuck in one spot, so coming home is good, back and forth, you know, where my roots are. – Elvis Stojko

157263. You’re always learning on different avenues and this is an opportunity for me to start on a fresh plate and start learning some other things that can really help me, that I need, and I want, to progress forward. – Elvis Stojko

157264. When you’re younger, your inspiration is there. As you get older, it tends to waver. Once you find it – I found it again – that’s where you can draw from. That’s where you draw your strength from. – Elvis Stojko

157265. Technically, the last number of years, partially from the injury, it’s been difficult to push forward but I felt even before the injury that I still could do more and was sort of at a stalemate. – Elvis Stojko

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157266. My mom was a dancer, my dad’s a singer and I’ve always had that kind of music in my life. – Elvis Stojko

157267. Just before I got down here I had a chance to see Agassi play another game and he smoked another player, which was nice to see. Someone who a lot of people thought couldn’t come back and now he’s winning. – Elvis Stojko

157268. Just a whole different style, just a whole different way of going about an audience and a way about skating. And they are so brilliant in their own way, which is great, and that’s what Brian was saying; is the styles are different, and it’s the whole mentality. – Elvis Stojko

157269. I would have to agree, that I’m probably more intense than Brian or Kurt, competitive because, I was always like this, always being that way, always real competitive. – Elvis Stojko

157270. After you’ve done it for so many years, you have to find a new direction. You have to find something in your soul that’s going to push you towards – to find your inspiration. – Elvis Stojko

157271. I had the strength and the finesse there and put it all together. – Elvis Stojko

157272. I could not have done anymore, I had pushed myself to a limit that I had never touched before and that’s definitely going to change you – than going out and doing what you do in practice every day. – Elvis Stojko

157273. And then, looking back at my first Olympics, and when the pressure was on, in ’94 and ’98, and looking back and going, wow. I sensed and felt what Brian had gone through. – Elvis Stojko

157274. Always looked up to Brian and his skating, I loved his skating and what he had done for the sport. And the triple axel, that was the thing, and I wanted a triple axel. – Elvis Stojko

157275. All I know is that skating is getting better, the guys are getting better throughout the whole age range. – Elvis Stojko

157276. I trained and trained and went up against Kurt, then being a world champion in ’94, and after that I did Tommy’s tour and then my tour and all this stuff and just trying to deal with it all. And now, I’ve just kind of backed off a little. – Elvis Stojko

157277. I don’t want to prove to anyone or prove to myself. I’d rather just enjoy and show myself that I am capable of doing it and actually going through the process. – Elvis Stojko

157278. A lot of times when you go through a very traumatic situation and it’s emotionally difficult to deal with you come back spiritually stronger. It changes you in a way. – Elvis Stojko

157279. Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and I have seen some strange things together, you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing, am mad. That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves has at the last turn my brain. – Bram Stoker

157280. Within, stood a tall old man, clean shaven save for a long white moustache, and clad in black from head to foot, without a single speck of colour about him anywhere. – Bram Stoker

157281. No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be. – Bram Stoker

157282. Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky. – Bram Stoker

157283. There are mysteries which men can only guess at, which age by age they may solve only in part. – Bram stoker

157284. Whether it is the old lady’s fear, or the many ghostly traditions of this place, or the crucifix itself, I do not know, but I am not feeling nearly as easy in my mind as usual. – Bram Stoker

157285. Despair has its own calms. – Bram Stoker

157286. It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes, and almost in the drawing of a breath, the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight. – Bram Stoker

157287. There are such beings as vampires, some of us have evidence that they exist. Even had we not the proof of our own unhappy experience, the teachings and the records of the past give proof enough for sane peoples. – Bram Stoker

157288. I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew so well. – Bram Stoker

157289. He may not enter anywhere at the first, unless there be some one of the household who bid him to come, though afterwards he can come as he please. – Bram Stoker

157290. Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country. – Bram Stoker

157291. Before I left the castle I so fixed its entrances that never more can the Count enter there Undead. – Bram Stoker

157292. And so we remained till the red of the dawn began to fall through the snow gloom. I was desolate and afraid, and full of woe and terror. But when that beautiful sun began to climb the horizon life was to me again. – Bram Stoker

157293. A house cannot be made habitable in a day; and, after all, how few days go to make up a century. – Bram Stoker

157294. It is the eve of St. George’s Day. Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway? – Bram Stoker

157295. How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams. – Bram Stoker

157296. My style will be management by being on the street, management by walking around. Third persons won’t have to tell me what’s going on in our city. I’ll hear it, I’ll see it, I’ll touch it myself. – Carl Stokes

157297. What has been happening the last four years in City Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers, closing libraries. We have not looked after our children in City Hall. – Carl Stokes

157298. Nowhere, absolutely nowhere, has there ever been a hint, not even a whisper, that a Black person was involved in the assassination of the president. But that’s the kind of thing you have in this movie. – Louis Stokes

157299. There was a man who was an associate of jimmy Hoffa, who testified against Hoffa in his trial down in Tennessee. We had information from him that he and Hoffa did, in fact, discuss the planning of an assassination conspiracy against Bobby Kennedy. – Louis Stokes

157300. There is one instance that we cite in the report where in one of the conversations a member of organized crime is talking to another member of organized crime and he suggests that Attorney General Kennedy should be murdered. – Louis Stokes

157301. There have been a couple of instances prior to now where members of the House have filed resolutions calling for release of the sealed files which were developed during the course of our committee’s investigation. – Louis Stokes

157302. There are, in the King case in particular, e names of confidential informants, persons to whom we promised confidentiality in return for their testimony. We have put their testimony in the public domain, but feel that their names should continue to be anonymous. – Louis Stokes

157303. There are some classified documents there that we received from the CIA. Our arrangement with the CIA was that we could by mutual agreement declassify these documents, but we had no authority to unilaterally declassify them. – Louis Stokes

157304. Well we had nine top forensic pathologists from across the country, who operated as a panel, who looked at all the ballistic evidence and they came out saying that those bullets did exactly what the Warren Commission said they did. – Louis Stokes

157305. The purpose of sealing the records was not to conceal them or to conceal the facts from the American people. – Louis Stokes

157306. Well that’s true, and what is actually happening now is that there are accusations that those records contain conspiratorial information that has been concealed from the American people and that is a dangerous situation that just cannot be tolerated. – Louis Stokes

157307. People are just fascinated by assassinations. – Louis Stokes

157308. One of the first things we found out was that the Warren Commission never pursued a conspiracy investigation. – Louis Stokes

157309. Now the interesting thing about the movie is that many of the questions it raised about the Warren Commission and its investigation were all investigated by our committee 13 years ago. We published our findings in 27 volumes of information and evidentiary material. – Louis Stokes

157310. In my opinion, assassination theories will continue to revolve around these assassinations as they have around several other significant assassinations in American history. The assassination of President Lincoln comes to mind. – Louis Stokes

157311. In all, we investigated, I think, close to 50 rumors about offers to kill Dr. King around the country. But we found no evidence to support rumors of FBI involvement in the assassination. – Louis Stokes

157312. Firstly, we have personnel records of persons we hired, persons we fired, reasons we fired them and so forth. These records have nothing to do with the assassination of the president and, therefore, ought to remain in the files. – Louis Stokes

157313. But we did conclude that Ray had actually killed Dr. King pursuant to his theory that he was going to be able to get hold of that money. He had learned of this offer through his ties in the Missouri State Penitentiary. – Louis Stokes

157314. Also, with information having just come out at the time about J. Edgar Hoover’s electronic surveillance of Dr. King, it gave greater weight to the statements of those persons who were alleging involvement of the FBI. – Louis Stokes

157315. Our findings with reference to organized crime was that organized crime as an entity didn’t participate in the assassination of the president. However, we were unable to preclude the possibility of individual members of organized crime having participated. – Louis Stokes

157316. A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence. – Leopold Stokowski

157317. The first things I did when I got out of school in ’65 was to buy a pair of Levis and pierce my ears. – Mink Stole

157318. But some things are the same. My mother still owns the house I grew up in, on what would now be called a cul de sac, but which the sign on the corner called a dead end street. – Mink Stole

157319. We’ve had the same set designer and the same crew in many cases since 1972. – Mink Stole

157320. You don’t have to tell anybody a damn thing you don’t want to. – Mink Stole

157321. The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure, especially if, like in your case, it doesn’t hurt anyone, it’s just plain foolish not to take it. – Mink Stole

157322. John is a cottage industry in Baltimore and the city opens its doors for him whenever he is making a new film. – Mink Stole

157323. It was there that, through a mutual friend, I met John Waters – proving what I’ve always said: you meet the best people on field trips. – Mink Stole

157324. Even then, our family was extraordinary, with ten kids. – Mink Stole

157325. Restless, and in desperate need of adventure, I quit my job at an insurance company to travel west with a couple of guys I smoked pot with, scandalizing my family. – Mink Stole

157326. I met John when I was 18 and I was in my first John Waters film when I was 19. – Mink Stole

157327. Merely that I have a World Wide Web page does not give me any power, any abilities, nor any status in the real world. – Clifford Stoll

157328. Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users? – Clifford Stoll

157329. While I admire the insights of many of the people in the world of computing, I get this cold feeling that I speak a different language. – Clifford Stoll

157330. When I’m online, I’m alone in a room, tapping on a keyboard, staring at a cathode-ray tube. – Clifford Stoll

157331. Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months. – Clifford Stoll

157332. Rather than bringing me closer to others, the time that I spend online isolates me from the most important people in my life, my family, my friends, my neighbourhood, my community. – Clifford Stoll

157333. If you don’t have an E-mail address, you’re in the Netherworld. If you don’t have your own World Wide Web page, you’re a nobody. – Clifford Stoll

157334. Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom. – Clifford Stoll

157335. Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s. – Clifford Stoll

157336. The Internet is a telephone system that’s gotten uppity. – Clifford Stoll

157337. A person is entitled to be buried whole. – Pinchas Stolper

157338. It seems that whatever we do is somehow beyond reproach – murder, rape, drunk driving – as long as we go on a TV show and apologize. – Eric Stoltz

157339. I’m interested in doing movies I wouldn’t normally be interested in doing. – Eric Stoltz

157340. When you’re in a movie, they treat you like you’re four years old and give you whatever you want. – Eric Stoltz

157341. I’m a big believer in therapy. I’m in therapy in real life. I think anytime you can bitch and moan about your own life to someone who really doesn’t care that much, and can give you an objective opinion about what you’re going through, I think that’s valuable. – Eric Stoltz

157342. I realize I’m a very lucky man. I love what I do, I love films, TV and theatre, and the fact that I’m able to make a living at it staggers me. – Eric Stoltz

157343. It’s hard not to get a big head in the film industry, there are people on a set paid to cater to your every need, from the minute you arrive until you go home. It’s kind of strange, but not unpleasant. – Eric Stoltz

157344. I’m the type of woman you might say is too good. I’ll massage a man’s feet, have dinner cooked when he gets home. But once they leave, the door is closed, and the locks are changed. – Angie Stone

157345. Why do we need to wait until somebody sells 10 million records to give people a show like that? What about us smaller, hungry folk? At least gimme a curtain! – Angie Stone

157346. The college stations have a big voice, and I would like to become more involved with them. I would like to have symposiums with the members of various college radio stations. – Angie Stone

157347. I would never disrespect any man, woman, chick or child out there. We’re all the same. What goes around comes around, and karma kicks us all in the butt in the end of the day. – Angie Stone

157348. I swear by that old expression, ‘One monkey don’t stop no show!’ The reality is, we still have some good men out there, and we should hail those men as the kings they are. – Angie Stone

157349. I have a new television show in the works, and that is all I can say right now. – Angie Stone

157350. I give and give, even when I get nothing back – and that sets me up for disappointment. – Angie Stone

157351. Depending on which day, and how I am feeling on that day, I have a different favorite song on the album. One day it might be ‘Karma’, and other days it is ‘Stay For A While’ – Angie Stone

157352. As an artist, program directors always want to put you in a little box. – Angie Stone

157353. They always come back when they learn that not every woman’s gonna treat them this good. – Angie Stone

157354. I think ‘Saturday Night Live’, starting in the 1970s, really gave women an outlet to be funny. A lot of those women went on to have film careers, from Kristen Wiig now to Tina Fey and Gilda Radner. – Emma Stone

157355. When I was 14 -years-old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called ‘Project Hollywood 2004’ and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004. – Emma Stone

157356. So one day, in a fit of trying to do something different, I just dyed my hair dark brown and got my first role a week later, after which I thought: ‘People are closed-minded, man! Like a different hair colour changes everything!’ – Emma Stone

157357. So anyway, I’ve learned a lot about myself just in terms of acting but just work ethic and interesting things like full-page monologues or talking straight into camera, which I had never gotten to do before. – Emma Stone

157358. My parents are both very funny but they’re also relatively soft-spoken, normal human beings while I’m just a lunatic. I don’t know where this loud, ballsy, hammy ridiculousness came from. I’m just glad I followed my goals and my parents did too. It’s not like we even had a plan when I dragged my mom to Los Angeles. – Emma Stone

157359. It’s definitely a shock to go from being 15 in high school to working. There’s no real cushion there. There’s no preparation at all. You learn by doing. – Emma Stone

157360. I’m actually the last person to ask about school. I kinda ducked out at 12, before all that stuff might have happened. I left school after sixth grade and was basically home-schooled after that. – Emma Stone

157361. I think the number one thing that I find important is the importance of honesty with your friends and your parents, if you can be. But I think that telling people how you really feel, being who you truly are, being safe and taking care of yourself is the most important thing. – Emma Stone

157362. I was a good-looking kid. I never felt, like, dorky. I was just like, ‘Yup, these are my braces. I’ve had them forever.’ – Emma Stone

157363. I rely on my instincts and intuition, and I feel it’s so imperative for people to follow not the path but their path. – Emma Stone

157364. I mean, I haven’t been around very long. I can’t expect everyone to have seen ‘The House Bunny’. Oh God. I am having such waves of internal embarrassment, which now I’m admitting on a tape recorder. This is so one of the things I should keep in my head. – Emma Stone

157365. I like to look like a person. It drives me crazy when you see women in movies playing teachers, and they have biceps. It totally takes me out of the movie. I start thinking, Wow, that actress playing this part really looks great! – Emma Stone

157366. He’s my favorite! He wrote and produced, and starred in and cast all of his movies! Can you imagine? I get really excited when I talk about Charlie Chaplin. – Emma Stone

157367. I used to do Facebook but you get a little too wrapped up in that stuff. Its more distracting than anything so I don’t any more. I left it behind. I detoxed! – Emma Stone

157368. Distinctions between citizens solely because of their ancestry are by their very nature odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality. – Harlan Stone

157369. To say that only those businesses affected with a public interest may be regulated is but another way of stating that all those businesses which may be regulated are affected with a public interest. – Harlan Stone

157370. Democracy cannot survive without the guidance of a creative minority. – Harlan Stone

157371. The only thing God didn’t do to Job was give him a computer. – I. F. Stone

157372. Every emancipation has in it the seeds of a new slavery, and every truth easily becomes a lie. – I. F. Stone

157373. Every government is run by liars and nothing they say should be believed. – I. F. Stone

157374. If God, as some now say, is dead, He no doubt died of trying to find an equitable solution to the Arab-Jewish problem. – I. F. Stone

157375. Rich people march on Washington every day. – I. F. Stone

157376. The difference between burlesque and the newspapers is that the former never pretended to be performing a public service by exposure. – I. F. Stone

157377. All governments are run by liars and nothing they say should be believed. – I. F. Stone

157378. Who says soul has only one colour? – Joss Stone

157379. People forget what it was like to be young, the stuff I’m expressing now is for the first time. – Joss Stone

157380. For me, personally, Mind, Body and Soul is my real debut. – Joss Stone

157381. I didn’t write those songs, but I can relate to every one of them… I have. – Joss Stone

157382. I’m supposed to be taking time off. But I’m still writing and I have this Gap advert lined up. – Joss Stone

157383. I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body. – Lucy Stone

157384. The idea of equal rights was in the air. – Lucy Stone

157385. Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things. – Lucy Stone

157386. Leave women to find their sphere. – Lucy Stone

157387. I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned. – Lucy Stone

157388. I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex. – Lucy Stone

157389. Henceforth the leaves of the tree of knowledge were for women, and for the healing of the nations. – Lucy Stone

157390. But I do believe that a woman’s truest place is in a home, with a husband and with children, and with large freedom, pecuniary freedom, personal freedom, and the right to vote. – Lucy Stone

157391. A wife should no more take her husband’s name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost. – Lucy Stone

157392. To make the public sentiment, on the side of all that is just and true and noble, is the highest use of life. – Lucy Stone

157393. If a woman earned a dollar by scrubbing, her husband had a right to take the dollar and go and get drunk with it and beat her afterwards. It was his dollar. – Lucy Stone

157394. You can make fun of everything. – Matt Stone

157395. We were the only ones interested in comedy. Everybody else wanted to be Martin Scorsese. – Matt Stone

157396. There are good characters and bad characters. – Matt Stone

157397. And there’s a visceral fun in watching Team America and making it, like taking a puppet and throwing it against the wall. Because it’s not CG, there’s something funny about it. – Matt Stone

157398. One of the joys of going to the movies was that it was trashy, and we should never lose that. – Oliver Stone

157399. I’m terrible at horror movies, by the way. I get scared so easily. – Oliver Stone

157400. I’ve been to war, and it’s not easy to kill. It’s bloody and messy and totally horrifying, and the consequences are serious. – Oliver Stone

157401. I’ve met people who will go to a movie that I can’t stand and they say that they saw that movie ten times. There’s something they like and identified in that movie, and I don’t see it. – Oliver Stone

157402. If anything, if you can get somebody interested in something and get them excited, that’s great. You should be praised for having opened the debate and having asked the right questions. – Oliver Stone

157403. In any film there’s always a historical implication. – Oliver Stone

157404. It’s interesting that when economic times were the hardest, that’s when many people embraced liberalism. – Oliver Stone

157405. Lunch is for wimps. – Oliver Stone

157406. I’d love to do historical pictures more, but I don’t know if I can. – Oliver Stone

157407. One of my fantasies in my life has been that I was granted access with a camera to go back in time, and to film the actual campaign of Alexander crossing into India through Iran and Persia. – Oliver Stone

157408. You do the best job you can. You take it step by step. It’s hard enough to make a movie. If it works, that’s great. If it means something beyond the moment to somebody, they can take it and it lasts through the years, we’ll see. – Oliver Stone

157409. There’s an electrical thing about movies. – Oliver Stone

157410. Well first of all you have to make the character strong so that people can follow that. And then hopefully that character can integrate with the background of the social situation that people can recognize. – Oliver Stone

157411. When I was a child, I’d see a movie, I took it for what it was, I enjoyed it. And if I believed it I would tend to be more interested in knowing more about it. – Oliver Stone

157412. When you look at a movie, you look at a director’s thought process. – Oliver Stone

157413. You’re not a historian, but most historians will tell you that they make very discrete judgment as to what facts to omit in order to make their book into some shape, some length that can be managed. – Oliver Stone

157414. Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that. – Oliver Stone

157415. Coming Home had been made before and Apocalypse Now and Deer Hunter, different kinds of movies. – Oliver Stone

157416. A woman can be very beautiful and an ideal model and she will photograph incredibly well, but she’ll appear in film and it won’t work. What works is some fusion of physical beauty with some mental field or whatever you call it. I don’t know. – Oliver Stone

157417. Anybody who’s been through a divorce will tell you that at one point. they’ve thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn’t that major. – Oliver Stone

157418. I’d like to do a story about the medieval ages where in every scene you’d sort of feel that you were in the 12th century. That would be great to get that feeling. – Oliver Stone

157419. But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me – not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy. – Oliver Stone

157420. Fear may very well be a caveman fear of the predator, of the giant lizard chasing them – maybe that’s what Steven Spielberg connects with so well in Lost World. – Oliver Stone

157421. I am not trying to be a historian and a dramatist; I’m a dramatist, a dramatic historian, or one who does a dramatic interpretation of history. – Oliver Stone

157422. I do believe that movies are subject to a million interpretations. – Oliver Stone

157423. I would vote for the man who’s lived life, who’s done different occupations, who’s been out in the real world and struggled to make a living, struggled to raise a family, struggled with life as it exists. So I’d vote for experience, honest experience. – Oliver Stone

157424. I have the right to interpretation as a dramatist. I research. It’s my responsibility to find the research. It’s my responsibility to digest it and do the best that I can with it. But at a certain point that responsibility will become an interpretation. – Oliver Stone

157425. I never put out a history, I put out a dramatic history. – Oliver Stone

157426. I study history in order to give an interpretation. – Oliver Stone

157427. I think experience will teach you a combination of liberalism and conservatism. We have to be progressive and at the same time we have to retain values. We have to hold onto the past as we explore the future. – Oliver Stone

157428. I think that many people in history who had power were bumped off because they had power. – Oliver Stone

157429. I will come out with my interpretation. If I’m wrong, fine. It will become part of the debris of history, part of the give and take. – Oliver Stone

157430. I do believe there are leaders who are like lightning and they come along and they lead. The Lincolns of the world, the Alexander the Greats, they do exist. They have existed. – Oliver Stone

157431. But I suppose film is distinctive because of its nature, of its being able to cut through time with editing. – Oliver Stone

157432. At early previews, the theater gossips are there, wishing you ill every night. They don’t grant you any slack. Agents are in from Hollywood. Your friends are there. People who are going to spread the word-of-mouth. If something doesn’t work, everyone will know. – Peter Stone

157433. This is a revolution, damnit! We’re going to have to offend somebody! – Peter Stone

157434. Musicals are written and then rewritten. Those things used to happen on the road. Now they are done in New York during preview performances. – Peter Stone

157435. I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace, that two are called a law firm, and that three or more become a congress. – Peter Stone

157436. The process of creating is related to the process of dreaming although when you are writing you’re doing it and when you’re dreaming, it’s doing you. – Robert Stone

157437. Life is a means of extracting fiction. – Robert Stone

157438. It’s all about letting the story take over. – Robert Stone

157439. It’s creepy, knowing someone might be watching me. Why do they need that? – Robert Stone

157440. What is worst about America was acted out. What is best in America doesn’t export. – Robert Stone

157441. I think everybody must be aware that this society is a whole lot shakier now than it was before the war. I was trying to examine, in ‘Dog Soldiers,’ the process of that blow falling on America. – Robert Stone

157442. Everybody’s after a new morning. What do we have to run up and salute tomorrow? – Robert Stone

157443. At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on. – Robert Stone

157444. It’s easy to create a country, all you have to do is to think of a name for it. – Robert Stone

157445. I’m not much crazier than anybody else, but I’m not much saner. – Robert Stone

157446. I am a Reagan Republican. – Roger Stone

157447. Let’s be very clear, if you check the F.E.C. records you will see I am supporting George W. Bush. – Roger Stone

157448. If you act like you know what you’re doing, you can do anything you want – except neurosurgery. – Sharon Stone

157449. People don’t change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so. – Sharon Stone

157450. Nobody took me too seriously but I was grown up even as a baby. – Sharon Stone

157451. Many actresses do that kind of shoot when they are in their early 20s but I didn’t think I had anything to worry about so I decided to go for it. I was very pleased with the results and it was also nice to surprise a few people. – Sharon Stone

157452. Some people work hard in this business and become really popular, really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business. Somehow, when your colleagues and friends believe in you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more. – Sharon Stone

157453. It was not always easy because I was always an individual and found it difficult to be one of a group. One person who was very supportive was my father. My mother was great but my father really recognised my individuality and supported me in that. – Sharon Stone

157454. Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back – when there’s some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth. – Sharon Stone

157455. I’ve had the same breasts for my entire adult life. – Sharon Stone

157456. It’s my experience that you really can’t lose when you try the truth. – Sharon Stone

157457. The doctor told Phil, my then husband, that my condition was really bad news. They had found an artery tearing and said I could die. They said they could try to patch it up but it could go horribly wrong. It all turned out okay in the end but it was touch and go. – Sharon Stone

157458. There are a lot of good things about being famous but there are a few not so good things too. – Sharon Stone

157459. TV is so different from the movies. It takes a lot of stamina because you work such long hours. It is really challenging. You are learning the next day’s lines while you are shooting today’s scenes. I found courage I never realised I had. I hope to do more. – Sharon Stone

157460. When I’m with my friends’ teenage children, I always say, ‘Are your friends having sex yet?’ – Sharon Stone

157461. When you’re a regular gal, you look in the rearview mirror, and in the bright daylight you see that line around your mouth, but when you’re an actress and you see that line up on the big screen, it’s, like, seven feet long. – Sharon Stone

157462. Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake whole relationships. – Sharon Stone

157463. You know, sometimes I feel well and vital in the world, and sometimes I just feel so distressed I want to pull my hair out by the roots. – Sharon Stone

157464. I was in Woody Allen’s Stardust Memories in 1980. It was only a bit part and I didn’t get to speak but I felt that I was in a real movie and heading where I had always wanted to be. – Sharon Stone

157465. I couldn’t stop looking at the award when I received it. It was as if my whole career flashed in front of me, from beginning to the moment I was handed the Golden Globe. – Sharon Stone

157466. To be happy, to make other people happy, to get into movie production more and probably to give some other people the chances that I had, to carry on enjoying being a mum and never to stop having flowers bought for me. I’ve still got a long way to go. – Sharon Stone

157467. I have known for some time that I can meet any man I want but that does not mean that I want to meet anyone. I certainly don’t like being forced into situations. – Sharon Stone

157468. I tried for modelling work but it was a bit slow and that’s when I took a part-time job at McDonalds. It gave me income while I was waiting for my big break and at the very least I could eat. – Sharon Stone

157469. At first it was exhilarating but when I realized it wasn’t going away, it became scary and claustrophobic. Fame is a weird thing. – Sharon Stone

157470. Ava Gardner was the most beautiful woman in the world, and it’s wonderful that she didn’t cut up her face. She addressed aging by picking up her chin and receiving the light in a better way. And she looked like a woman. She never tried to look like a girl. – Sharon Stone

157471. Before I was a year old I walked and talked and I was even potty trained. When I started going to school I think I got on everyone’s nerves because I used to ask adult questions rather than settle for the stuff usually fed to kids. – Sharon Stone

157472. I don’t think you ever think that you have made it but I did take a look at myself one day and think back to when I was a little girl and it was nice to know that I had at least made it this far. – Sharon Stone

157473. I did a guest appearance on The Practice and loved it. – Sharon Stone

157474. A woman has many faces as she goes through her life. It’s like we need more than one hair-do. We have many, many changes in the evolution of our lives. We have, we learn, and we grow; we view life differently, and life views us differently. – Sharon Stone

157475. I feel like war should occur only for the most vital and necessary reasons, and only then. – Sharon Stone

157476. I knew what I wanted to do even when I was a little girl. – Sharon Stone

157477. I like being a woman, not a girl. – Sharon Stone

157478. I like to be bought flowers and taken out for dinner. I like a man to be a gentleman. I don’t like to be treated as if I am brainless. I like to be respected and to give respect. – Sharon Stone

157479. I like to be treated as a lady. – Sharon Stone

157480. I loved old black and white movies, especially the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals. I loved everything about them – the songs, the music, the romance and the spectacle. They were real class and I knew that I wanted to be in that world. – Sharon Stone

157481. I loved the movies and I wanted to be like Marilyn Monroe. I thought she was so glamorous and everyone seemed to love her. I wanted to be like that and I told everyone I would be the next Marilyn Monroe. – Sharon Stone

157482. I think it’s really important that the people who are going to make decisions for other people have fair, truthful and compassionate regard for all people, not just some people. – Sharon Stone

157483. I think we have to be not so afraid of scarcity. We have to be willing to give away all things. – Sharon Stone

157484. I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania. – Sharon Stone

157485. I drive with my knees. Otherwise, how can I put on my lipstick and talk on my phone? – Sharon Stone

157486. Stand, you’ve been sitting much too long, there’s a permanent crease in your right or wrong. – Sly Stone

157487. Was on my last leg, I couldn’t even borrow my friend’s extra peg. – Sly Stone

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157488. You can make it if you try, push a little harder, think a little deeper. – Sly Stone

157489. It’s not the teaching, it’s the learning. – Sly Stone

157490. Different strokes, for different folks. – Sly Stone

157491. Sunday school don’t make you cool forever. – Sly Stone

157492. Time needs another minute. – Sly Stone

157493. When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. – W. Clement Stone

157494. There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. – W. Clement Stone

157495. There’s a great joy in my giving. It’s thrilling. It’s exhilarating. It’s important to be a part of sharing. It is my love. It is my joy. – W. Clement Stone

157496. Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. – W. Clement Stone

157497. To be happy, make other people happy. – W. Clement Stone

157498. To every disadvantage there is a corresponding advantage. – W. Clement Stone

157499. Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. – W. Clement Stone

157500. Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything. – W. Clement Stone

157501. We have a problem. ‘Congratulations.’ But it’s a tough problem. ‘Then double congratulations.’ – W. Clement Stone

157502. What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch? – W. Clement Stone

157503. When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions. – W. Clement Stone

157504. When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you haven’t developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don’t know how to eliminate them effectively. – W. Clement Stone

157505. You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition. – W. Clement Stone

157506. You always do what you want to do. This is true with every act. You may say that you had to do something, or that you were forced to, but actually, whatever you do, you do by choice. Only you have the power to choose for yourself. – W. Clement Stone

157507. You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success – or are they holding you back? – W. Clement Stone

157508. Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving. – W. Clement Stone

157509. Regardless of who you are or what you have been, you can be what you want to be. – W. Clement Stone

157510. Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it. – W. Clement Stone

157511. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. – W. Clement Stone

157512. Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met. – W. Clement Stone

157513. All I want to do is change the world. – W. Clement Stone

157514. All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. – W. Clement Stone

157515. Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them. – W. Clement Stone

157516. Be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them. – W. Clement Stone

157517. Big doors swing on little hinges. – W. Clement Stone

157518. Bondage is – subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes. – W. Clement Stone

157519. Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. – W. Clement Stone

157520. Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying. – W. Clement Stone

157521. Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. – W. Clement Stone

157522. Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. – W. Clement Stone

157523. If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. – W. Clement Stone

157524. Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. – W. Clement Stone

157525. No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more that pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto. – W. Clement Stone

157526. Prayer is mans greatest power! – W. Clement Stone

157527. Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself. – W. Clement Stone

157528. Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect. – W. Clement Stone

157529. Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. – W. Clement Stone

157530. Events tend to recur in cycles. – W. Clement Stone

157531. I have therefore concluded to apply for the privilege of becoming a Cadet at West Point. – George Stoneman

157532. I will embrace the first opportunity to get to California and it is altogether probable that when once there I shall never again leave it. – George Stoneman

157533. A military life has ever comported with my inclination. – George Stoneman

157534. You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your own soul’s doing. – Marie Carmichael Stopes

157535. Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing. – Marie Carmichael Stopes

157536. You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul’s own doing. – Marie Stopes

157537. The days of the digital watch are numbered. – Tom Stoppard

157538. James Joyce – an essentially private man who wished his total indifference to public notice to be universally recognized. – Tom Stoppard

157539. Life in a box is better than no life at all… I expect. – Tom Stoppard

157540. Life is a gamble, at terrible odds – if it was a bet you wouldn’t take it. – Tom Stoppard

157541. Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up. – Tom Stoppard

157542. My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers. – Tom Stoppard

157543. My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful; but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful. – Tom Stoppard

157544. Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them. – Tom Stoppard

157545. Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering. – Tom Stoppard

157546. The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means. – Tom Stoppard

157547. The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe – responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages. – Tom Stoppard

157548. The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists. – Tom Stoppard

157549. We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain. – Tom Stoppard

157550. We’re actors. We’re the opposite of people. – Tom Stoppard

157551. It’s not the voting that’s democracy; it’s the counting. – Tom Stoppard

157552. A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier. – Tom Stoppard

157553. Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art. – Tom Stoppard

157554. Every exit is an entry somewhere else. – Tom Stoppard

157555. It’s better to be quotable than to be honest. – Tom Stoppard

157556. A movie camera is like having someone you have a crush on watching you from afar – you pretend it’s not there. – Tom Stoppard

157557. Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. – Tom Stoppard

157558. Back in the East you can’t do much without the right papers, but with the right papers you can do anything The believe in papers. Papers are power. – Tom Stoppard

157559. Eternity’s a terrible thought. I mean, where’s it all going to end? – Tom Stoppard

157560. From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts. – Tom Stoppard

157561. Get me inside any boardroom and I’ll get any decision I want. – Tom Stoppard

157562. It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing. – Tom Stoppard

157563. It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it’s a painting, and if you can walk around it it’s a sculpture. – Tom Stoppard

157564. Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it. – Tom Stoppard

157565. It is better to be quotable than to be honest. – Tom Stoppard

157566. Good things, when short, are twice as good. – Tom Stoppard

157567. If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. – Tom Stoppard

157568. If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life. – Tom Stoppard

157569. I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity. – Tom Stoppard

157570. I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon. – Tom Stoppard

157571. I don’t enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other people’s amusement. I enjoy it if I’m being paid a lot for it. – David Storey

157572. The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses. – David Storey

157573. Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too. – David Storey

157574. Once a place becomes special, it’s no longer special. – Peter Storey

157575. Secretary of State Colin Powell, thank you so much, as always, for joining us this morning. – Hannah Storm

157576. The show was number one in the ratings, Gordon Russell was our head writer, the story lines were magnificent and the acting most exciting. I loved working with Judith Light and all the other actors on the show at that time. – Michael Storm

157577. This was great fun and a nice paycheck and then, as these things happen, the show was canceled. – Michael Storm

157578. When we moved back to the US, folk music was all the rage. So I traded in my banjo for a guitar. – Michael Storm

157579. Dr. Larry and Viki are the only original characters left on the show. – Michael Storm

157580. Also, if I did join another show, I’d end up burning my bridges to the show I love most. – Michael Storm

157581. I still play the guitar and piano, but hardly ever in public. – Michael Storm

157582. I have the luxury of being a little boy… To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being. Second is acting. – Peter Stormare

157583. If you were my agent and I was making $10 million a movie and made four movies a year, that means you have a salary of $4 million. – Peter Stormare

157584. To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being. Second is acting. – Peter Stormare

157585. It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can have a real relationship with them. – Anthony Storr

157586. Originality implies being bold enough to go beyond accepted norms. – Anthony Storr

157587. The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I’ve seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy. – Anthony Storr

157588. With the exception of certain rodents, no other vertebrate except Homo sapiens habitually destroys members of his own species. – Anthony Storr

157589. It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects… that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject. – Joseph Story

157590. Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them. – Joseph Story

157591. And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice. – Joseph Story

157592. A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government. – Joseph Story

157593. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must, in practice, be a bad government. – Joseph Story

157594. A good government implies two things; first, fidelity to the objects of the government; secondly, a knowledge of the means, by which those objects can be best attained. – Joseph Story

157595. Of every noble work the silent part is best, of all expression that which can not be expressed. – William Wetmore Story

157596. Give me a break. – John Stossel

157597. Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose. – John Stossel

157598. I never wanted to be an anchor for 25 years, and suddenly I wanted to be one. – John Stossel

157599. It’s okay to be a bad writer if you have something to say. – Bill Stott

157600. His authority on earth allows us to dare to go to all the nations. His authority in heaven gives us our only hope of success. And His presence with us leaves us no other choice. – John Stott

157601. I still can’t decide which is more fun – reading or writing. – Rex Stout

157602. To say that man is a reasoning animal is a very different thing than to say that most of man’s decisions are based on his rational process. That I don’t believe at all. – Rex Stout

157603. There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up. – Rex Stout

157604. The Glass Key is better than anything Hemingway ever wrote. – Rex Stout

157605. One of the hardest things to believe is that anyone will abandon the effort to escape a charge of murder. It is extremely important to suspend disbelief on that. If you don’t, the story is spoiled. – Rex Stout

157606. If I’m home with no chore at hand, and a package of books has come, the television set and the chess board and the unanswered mail will have to manage without me if one of the books is a detective story. – Rex Stout

157607. I think one or two of the later Holmes stories are among the best. – Rex Stout

157608. The minute those two little particles inside a woman’s womb have joined together, billions of decisions have been made. A thing like that has to come from entropy. – Rex Stout

157609. To read of a detective’s daring finesse or ingenious stratagem is a rare joy. – Rex Stout

157610. I have a strong moral sense – by my standards. – Rex Stout

157611. Hemingway never grew out of adolescence. His scope and depth stayed shallow because he had no idea what women are for. – Rex Stout

157612. Everything in a story should be credible. – Rex Stout

157613. Every Sherlock Holmes story has at least one marvelous scene. – Rex Stout

157614. A character who is thought-out is not born, he or she is contrived. A born character is round, a thought-out character is flat. – Rex Stout

157615. Doyle stokes in a thousand shrewd touches with no effort at all. Wonderful. – Rex Stout

157616. I have never regarded myself as this or that. I have been too busy being myself to bother about regarding myself. – Rex Stout

157617. As a professional writer of detective stories, I string along with the ballplayers. I love a ball game. – Rex Stout

157618. No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157619. Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157620. The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157621. The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157622. The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157623. To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157624. To do common things perfectly is far better worth our endeavor than to do uncommon things respectably. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157625. When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157626. Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157627. Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157628. One would like to be grand and heroic, if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157629. Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157630. Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157631. So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157632. Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157633. A woman’s health is her capital. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157634. A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157635. Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157636. Friendships are discovered rather than made. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157637. Human nature is above all things lazy. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157638. I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157639. I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157640. In all ranks of life the human heart yearns for the beautiful; and the beautiful things that God makes are his gift to all alike. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157641. It’s a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157642. All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

157643. Yes, the marriage proposal was shot. Michael excluded the dialogue from the final edit. – Madeleine Stowe

157644. My driver Kellie Frost and I would race these fellows home and they were always faster on the highway. We did the same with Daniel and his driver, and thus began a long series of jokes and competitions to alleviate the impossible hours and tensions this film provoked. – Madeleine Stowe

157645. Michael would take us on location and see how the colors worked in the forests and fields. – Madeleine Stowe

157646. Part of Michael’s uniqueness, I think, comes from the fact that he worked with music. He had a tape which he gave me with many different compositions, really eclectic. These pieces of music were sources of inspiration. – Madeleine Stowe

157647. Saving Milly was a break from this effort because I felt that it was time to be part of something that could shed light on a disease everyone feels they know, when most know so little. – Madeleine Stowe

157648. Sometimes I’ll turn the channel and there’s the movie and I can honestly say that those last few minutes always fascinate me. It’s one of the rare instances when image, music, and drama work effectively. – Madeleine Stowe

157649. The Kiss scene was attempted three times. The first was in a peculiar spot of the fort on the ground level. It felt forced to me, and I knew right away that, in spite of what others were saying, it was dead wrong. – Madeleine Stowe

157650. The scene was attempted a second time, up on top of the fort, and cameras didn’t even roll. Michael, though he wasn’t admitting it, wasn’t sure how to shoot the scene. – Madeleine Stowe

157651. The weather was turning cold and I remember that Dante was using nothing but natural light as his electric department was away, prepping the scene in the cave. We stayed on that rock for the whole day. – Madeleine Stowe

157652. There came a point in time when Michael was under a great deal of pressure to alter the film in a way that was just disturbing to him. I had not seen the movie, yet. He phoned me in July of ’92 to look at his version. – Madeleine Stowe

157653. There were mornings in the make-up trailer where I’d have fits of laughter because of the extraordinary daily events of the shoot. Sometimes, it was all too much to believe. But the wildest things happened. – Madeleine Stowe

157654. Working on the accent helped, enormously. I will tell you that when I brought Michael a correct “British” accent, one that my dialect coach was happy with, he hated it. – Madeleine Stowe

157655. Michael was very specific during rehearsals. When he was pleased, he always had this charming grin. – Madeleine Stowe

157656. He also didn’t like a lock of my hair and said that he couldn’t get into the moment without the hair being just right. I quietly knew that he was anxious and that the hairdo wasn’t the real issue. But we all let it go and came back to the scene sometime later. – Madeleine Stowe

157657. We were all so different, temperamentally from one another, it’s impossible to believe that we were together for so long. The cast and crew. How could we be more different from one another? It’s difficult to imagine. But something lovely came of it. – Madeleine Stowe

157658. Because of the tension and difficulty, I remember trying to do the silliest things when we weren’t rolling cameras, anything to lift the spirits. But once on set, it was important to have full concentration. – Madeleine Stowe

157659. I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone’s eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming. – Madeleine Stowe

157660. As we were leaving the Huron camp, it was awkward filming. I think that the Huron watching us was there to create tension – maybe we wouldn’t get out. Nothing complicated. – Madeleine Stowe

157661. Michael is a funny character, for whom I have a great deal of affection. He sat across his desk and seemed to be a bit of a blunt fellow. We began talking about the characters and he opened up about his vision. – Madeleine Stowe

157662. Daniel was a wonderful and trustworthy partner. And a fine prankster as well. – Madeleine Stowe

157663. For the first two weeks of filming, I remember bristling at some of the occurrences on the set, none of which directly involved me. Then I surrendered to the environment, to Michael’s method, and became much happier, even though no one knew what to expect. – Madeleine Stowe

157664. He was also very clear that the decision to cast me as Cora was all Michael’s. – Madeleine Stowe

157665. I phoned Joe Roth, who was head of the studio at the time, and told him how beautiful the film was, and that I was fully ready to support it, that Michael’s work was wonderful and I imagined that Daniel would feel the same. He listened quietly and read between the lines. – Madeleine Stowe

157666. I remember nearly having a fit of the giggles during the reading because dear Daniel was SO respectful and serious and I was finding the whole situation funny because I was speaking to his profile. – Madeleine Stowe

157667. I’m reticent to say much more, but we would like to begin in the coming year. We’d like to shoot through the seasons because of the passage of time. This project is the great love of my life. – Madeleine Stowe

157668. I’ve never returned to the locations. I do remember certain days more clearly than others and certain locations with a sense of nostalgia. Perhaps one day, I’ll bring my daughter to see them, if she’s interested. – Madeleine Stowe

157669. In the 90’s action pictures were all the rage. As a woman, I was fed up with them and I initially thought that the script was just another action film dressed up as a period piece. – Madeleine Stowe

157670. It was exactly what was released two months later with the exception of a couple of reaction shots which we went back in to get. I liked the movie very much and asked him what the studio’s problem was. I felt that he was at a point where they might have worn him down. – Madeleine Stowe

157671. It was treacherous. I think someone was injured. But I did love being there, we all did. – Madeleine Stowe

157672. I remember feeling that Michael was extremely sensitive when it came to that moment. Most directors are and they usually rely, at least in my experience, on the actress to take over. And Michael is a gentleman. – Madeleine Stowe

157673. I’ve got more important things to think about. I’ve got a yogurt to finish by today, the expiry date is today. – Gordon Strachan

157674. I’m just going to crumble like a wreck. I’ll go home, become an alcoholic and maybe! jump of a bridge. – Gordon Strachan

157675. Whenever the names of the disciples are enumerated in the New Testament, St. Peter’s stands at their head. – John Strachan

157676. With the requests of some he complied, and has published a discourse, delivered before the Society for recovering drowned persons, which may be justly pronounced one of the most beautiful and interesting sermons in the English language. – John Strachan

157677. The name of Jesus, like a secret charm, awakened similar emotions in the hearts of all the converts, and called immediately into action every feeling of moral loveliness, and every desire of dutiful obedience, which constitute Christian purity. – John Strachan

157678. The nations were awakened from the sleep of death, as the words of eternal life flowed from the Apostles’ lips, – the temples of superstition were shut or destroyed, and churches were planted in every part of the civilized world. – John Strachan

157679. The Saviour reigned in all their hearts, and they successfully copied the pattern of meekness and gentleness, which he had left them. – John Strachan

157680. The tortures of present death disturb him not, but the recollection of his fall, fills him with a holy sorrow. – John Strachan

157681. This Epistle, is therefore a legacy to the Christians of all ages. – John Strachan

157682. To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher. – John Strachan

157683. Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat, and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band, who fight not for human ambition, or human praise, but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men. – John Strachan

157684. When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity. – John Strachan

157685. Rather than allow themselves to be separated from the love of Christ, they submitted cheerfully to every privation, to contumely and disgrace, and to death itself. – John Strachan

157686. When the late Bishop was appointed, about thirty-two years ago, to diffuse the light of the Gospel through this extensive portion of His Majesty’s dominions, it was even a greater spiritual, than a natural wilderness. – John Strachan

157687. As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard, to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence and commanding eloquence. – John Strachan

157688. The Legislature of Lower Canada, consisting chiefly of Roman Catholics, could hardly be expected to support a church which they were taught to consider heretical, and in Upper Canada the scanty means at the disposal of the Government, precluded all hope. – John Strachan

157689. At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she frequently spends upon unprofitable contests, she might place the moral world on a new foundation, and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory. – John Strachan

157690. At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820, his Lordship presided; a circumstance, which may well be considered an era in the history of the Church of Upper Canada. – John Strachan

157691. Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis, depends infinitely more upon moral and religious feeling, than political arrangement, or even commercial advantage, I cannot but lament that more is not done to instill it into the minds of the people. – John Strachan

157692. In applying this subject to the melancholy event, which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop, we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle, of whom we have been speaking. – John Strachan

157693. In the scattered settlements of this Diocese, schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number, and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance. – John Strachan

157694. In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness, to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel, which he had so faithfully preached. – John Strachan

157695. In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies the free government and liberal principles of legislation, for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry with her the revelations of God. – John Strachan

157696. Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies, have been left in a great measure to grope their way as they could through the darkness which surrounds them, almost totally unaided by the parent state? – John Strachan

157697. In regard to education, something has been done by the Provincial Legislature; but to build churches, and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty. – John Strachan

157698. St. Peter announced the glad tidings of the Gospel to the people on the day of Pentecost, and converted, by the first Christian sermon, ever preached, three thousand – which formed the primitive Church. – John Strachan

157699. With a very few exceptions, every word in the French vocabulary comes straight from the Latin. – Lytton Strachey

157700. The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. – Lytton Strachey

157701. The old interests of aristocracy – the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war – faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization. – Lytton Strachey

157702. The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion. – Lytton Strachey

157703. There is something dark and wintry about the atmosphere of the later Middle Ages. – Lytton Strachey

157704. Though, with the ascendancy of Louis, the political power of the nobles finally came to an end, France remained, in the whole complexion of her social life, completely aristocratic. – Lytton Strachey

157705. Unlike the majority of the writers of his age, La Rochefoucauld was an aristocrat; and this fact gives a peculiar tone to his work. – Lytton Strachey

157706. When the French nation gradually came into existence among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul, a new language was at the same time slowly evolved. – Lytton Strachey

157707. The amateur is very rare in French literature – as rare as he is common in our own. – Lytton Strachey

157708. Modern as the style of Pascal’s writing is, his thought is deeply impregnated with the spirit of the Middle Ages. He belonged, almost equally, to the future and to the past. – Lytton Strachey

157709. When Louis XIV assumed the reins of government France suddenly and wonderfully came to her maturity; it was as if the whole nation had burst into splendid flower. – Lytton Strachey

157710. Englishmen have always loved Moliere. – Lytton Strachey

157711. But Racine’s extraordinary powers as a writer become still more obvious when we consider that besides being a great poet he is also a great psychologist. – Lytton Strachey

157712. The genius of the French language, descended from its single Latin stock, has triumphed most in the contrary direction – in simplicity, in unity, in clarity, and in restraint. – Lytton Strachey

157713. English dramatic literature is, of course, dominated by Shakespeare; and it is almost inevitable that an English reader should measure the value of other poetic drama by the standards which Shakespeare has already implanted in his mind. – Lytton Strachey

157714. Discretion is not the better part of biography. – Lytton Strachey

157715. How far the existence of the Academy has influenced French literature, either for good or for evil, is an extremely dubious question. – Lytton Strachey

157716. Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian – ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. – Lytton Strachey

157717. In pure literature, the writers of the eighteenth century achieved, indeed, many triumphs; but their great, their peculiar, triumphs were in the domain of thought. – Lytton Strachey

157718. In sheer genius Pascal ranks among the very greatest writers who have lived upon this earth. And his genius was not simply artistic; it displayed itself no less in his character and in the quality of his thought. – Lytton Strachey

157719. In the literature of France Moliere occupies the same kind of position as Cervantes in that of Spain, Dante in that of Italy, and Shakespeare in that of England. His glory is more than national – it is universal. – Lytton Strachey

157720. During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire seems to have been trying – half unconsciously, perhaps – to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius. – Lytton Strachey

157721. Take care, don’t fight, and remember: if you do not choose to lead, you will forever be led by others. Find what scares you, and do it. And you can make a difference, if you choose to do so. – J. Michael Straczynski

157722. No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever. – J. Michael Straczynski

157723. On the Internet, inside information is currency, and there will always be counterfeiters among us. – J. Michael Straczynski

157724. People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives. – J. Michael Straczynski

157725. Never follow somebody else’s path; it doesn’t work the same way twice for anyone… the path follows you and rolls up behind you as you walk, forcing the next person to find their own way. – J. Michael Straczynski

157726. When the ‘Seinfeld’ show said it was going to be a show about nothing, everybody said it couldn’t – wouldn’t work. It did. ‘Thor’ is about something, about that character finding his destiny, but it’s not doing what was expected… and yet it’s doing very well. – J. Michael Straczynski

157727. The point of mythology or myth is to point to the horizon and to point back to ourselves: This is who we are; this is where we came from; and this is where we’re going. And a lot of Western society over the last hundred years – the last 50 years really – has lost that. We have become rather aimless and wandering. – J. Michael Straczynski

157728. The quality of our thoughts is bordered on all sides by our facility with language. – J. Michael Straczynski

157729. We know that if memory is destroyed in one part of the brain, it can be sometimes re-created on a different part of the brain. And once we can unravel that amino chain of chemicals that is responsible for memory, I see no reason why we can’t unlock it and, essentially, wipe out what’s there. – J. Michael Straczynski

157730. Every time I got ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ or ‘Fantastic Four’ or another book firmly on the rails, we got pulled into some big event book or crossover and it cost momentum and messed badly with the pacing and structure of the book. – J. Michael Straczynski

157731. My philosophy: find what it is you want to say, walk in the room, say it, and get the hell out. – J. Michael Straczynski

157732. Understanding is a three-edged sword. Your side, my side, and the truth. – J. Michael Straczynski

157733. I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases. – J. Michael Straczynski

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157734. It’s been amazing to watch, because for ‘Thor’, which was always a mid-selling book, to be in the top ten for every single issue since the reboot is just a great compliment. – J. Michael Straczynski

157735. A changeling is one child substituted for another. I couldn’t find anything more apt. We had to kind of fight that supernatural element in the publicity, and I offered to try and find another title, but Clint liked it, and it stayed. – J. Michael Straczynski

157736. I don’t start writing a script until I can see it all in my head, then it’s a matter of getting it down in white heat. – J. Michael Straczynski

157737. All love is unrequited. All of it. – J. Michael Straczynski

157738. I think that we are already making steps toward mapping out the brain so we can identify the chemical patterns that create and store memory. – J. Michael Straczynski

157739. I was very clear that I wanted to keep ‘Thor’ out of the rest of the Marvel universe for no less than the first six issues. And the success of the book, I think, speaks well to that decision. – J. Michael Straczynski

157740. I’m delirious with joy. It proves that if you confront the universe with good intentions in your heart, it will reflect that and reward your intent. Usually. It just doesn’t always do it in the way you expect. – J. Michael Straczynski

157741. I’ve made a decision and now I must face the consequences. – J. Michael Straczynski

157742. I’ve written for every medium except poetry, at which I suck. – J. Michael Straczynski

157743. If a person with a bullet in Dallas can change the world, imagine a person with an idea could do. – J. Michael Straczynski

157744. Again, one of the problems I have with television, as I mentioned before, is it’s trivial in many ways, and I think that a lot of folks out there are looking for new metaphors and new ways of thinking about things. – J. Michael Straczynski

157745. At the same time, it makes me feel like I have to prove myself to the new guys coming in as well as prove myself to the coaching staff, which is a good bit of motivation for me. – Michael Strahan

157746. My goal had been to win a championship, work toward the Hall of Fame, have my jersey retired by the team and I’d go in as a lifelong New York Giant, but I’m now resigned to the fact that this won’t happen. – Michael Strahan

157747. My craziest ambition is to take John Madden’s job and salary. – Michael Strahan

157748. I think this can be a championship team. But we do have to take it one game at a time. You can’t look at the end of the road before you get the next foot in. – Michael Strahan

157749. I started playing Madden back in 1993 because that was the first year I actually made it into the game and that was a big thrill. When you’re in Madden, you’ve made it, baby. – Michael Strahan

157750. I always have a lot of personal goals, but primarily my main goal each year is to obviously win a Super Bowl. – Michael Strahan

157751. Camp is always all business. – Michael Strahan

157752. At first, I didn’t know what to expect but I do say that I love our defensive coordinator, Tim Lewis. – Michael Strahan

157753. All camps are hard, that’s what they’re intended to be. They make you focus when you’re tired, when you don’t feel like doing things, and to see how long you can retain and pay attention. – Michael Strahan

157754. Few people know that I grew up in Germany and that my family still lives there. – Michael Strahan

157755. The fact that we’re in the playoffs doesn’t mean anything to us, to be honest with you. Hopefully, we can accomplish our goal of going into the playoffs on a winning note. – Michael Strahan

157756. You never know who will win and I think that is the great thing about this league (as a player) because it gives you a lot of hope that this could be your year. – Michael Strahan

157757. With the players Madden is definitely king and that’s probably why it’s been one of the top selling games all these years and will probably continue to be. – Michael Strahan

157758. When I finish playing football, I would like to work with kids and sleep! – Michael Strahan

157759. Well, I’ve been a fan of videogames all my life. – Michael Strahan

157760. Tim Lewis is great, he’s a great coordinator. – Michael Strahan

157761. My hobbies and leisure activities include cars and golf. – Michael Strahan

157762. We’re sympathetic, but once you step on the field, football’s football. – Michael Strahan

157763. So I’d rather have a defense that’s successful where everyone’s comfortable in their positions. – Michael Strahan

157764. I love watching a good, freaky horror movie. I love it. It’s one of my favorite things to do, to go and see at the cinema. Just to tune out and be freaked out. – Yvonne Strahovski

157765. Sarah is very strong. She’s really intelligent and she’s very physically capable. I like to put that into my own life as well. – Yvonne Strahovski

157766. I’ve been very physical my whole life. I went out hiking and camping for days in the Australian forest, and when I trained at drama school for three years, we did a whole lot on stage-fighting techniques. And I was a dancer from 5 to 18, so I have a memory for choreography. – Yvonne Strahovski

157767. I’ve always been a very outdoors sort of girl. I’m more a tomboy than a girly girl. – Yvonne Strahovski

157768. I loved school, I loved putting on my uniform and doing homework every day. I was one of those good students that the teachers liked. I guess that’s got to be a pretty nerdy, geeky part of me. – Yvonne Strahovski

157769. I know that one of the distinguishing things was I looked like I could hold a gun, even though I’d never held one before and I’m physically able to do the martial arts and all that stuff. – Yvonne Strahovski

157770. I have a strong dance background. I danced from age five till 18, and that helps a lot. Doing a fight routine is like doing a dance routine. – Yvonne Strahovski

157771. I’m pretty gross. When I talk I can be gross and crude. – Yvonne Strahovski

157772. This is the kind of problem you want to have! Country radio has been great to me my whole career. I can’t thank those folks enough. – George Strait

157773. There are few secrets in football. So execute. – Hank Stram

157774. You cannot win if you cannot run. – Hank Stram

157775. You can’t be fat and fast, too; so lift, run, diet and work. – Hank Stram

157776. Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note. – Hank Stram

157777. As I matriculate my way down the field of life, I will never forget this moment and you wonderful people who helped make this day possible. – Hank Stram

157778. My philosophy? Simplicity plus variety. – Hank Stram

157779. The honor I feel today being inducted into the Hall of Fame is beyond what words can describe. My thanks to the Hall of Fame committee, who saw fit to bestow this great honor upon me today. – Hank Stram

157780. The receivers are an integral part of the passing game. – Hank Stram

157781. Nothing is the destiny of everyone, it is our commonness made dumb. – Mark Strand

157782. From the reader’s view, a poem is more demanding than prose. – Mark Strand

157783. There’s a certain point, when you’re writing autobiographical stuff, where you don’t want to misrepresent yourself. It would be dishonest. – Mark Strand

157784. Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented. – Mark Strand

157785. The number of people writing poems is vast, and their reasons for doing so are many, that much can be surmised from the stacks of submissions. – Mark Strand

157786. The future is always beginning now. – Mark Strand

157787. Poetry is, first and last, language – the rest is filler. – Mark Strand

157788. Poetry is something that happens in universities, in creative writing programs or in English departments. – Mark Strand

157789. Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure. – Mark Strand

157790. It hardly seems worthwhile to point out the shortsightedness of those practitioners who would have us believe that the form of the poem is merely its shape. – Mark Strand

157791. I would say that American poetry has always been a poetry of personal testimony. – Mark Strand

157792. I think the best American poetry is the poetry that utilizes the resources of poetry rather than exploits the defects or triumphs of the poet’s personality. – Mark Strand

157793. I tend to like poems that engage me – that is to say, which do not bore me. – Mark Strand

157794. I certainly can’t speak for all cultures or all societies, but it’s clear that in America, poetry serves a very marginal purpose. It’s not part of the cultural mainstream. – Mark Strand

157795. I am not concerned with truth, nor with conventional notions of what is beautiful. – Mark Strand

157796. I believe that all poetry is formal in that it exists within limits, limits that are either inherited by tradition or limits that language itself imposes. – Mark Strand

157797. It’s very hard to write humor. – Mark Strand

157798. And at least in poetry you should feel free to lie. That is, not to lie, but to imagine what you want, to follow the direction of the poem. – Mark Strand

157799. And Robert Lowell, of course – in his poems, we’re not located in his actual life. We’re located more in the externals, in the journalistic facts of his life. – Mark Strand

157800. And yet, in a culture like ours, which is given to material comforts, and addicted to forms of entertainment that offer immediate gratification, it is surprising that so much poetry is written. – Mark Strand

157801. But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious – never curious or responsive, but blind and self-serving. – Mark Strand

157802. Each moment is a place you’ve never been. – Mark Strand

157803. For some of us, the less said about the way we do things the better. – Mark Strand

157804. A life is not sufficiently elevated for poetry, unless, of course, the life has been made into an art. – Mark Strand

157805. A great many people seem to think writing poetry is worthwhile, even though it pays next to nothing and is not as widely read as it should be. – Mark Strand

157806. It is one thing to photograph people. It is another to make others care about them by revealing the core of their humanness. – Paul Strand

157807. The artist’s world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep. – Paul Strand

157808. Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees. – Paul Strand

157809. An actors’ tribute to me is in his work. – Lee Strasberg

157810. The actor creates with his own flesh and blood all those things which all the arts try in some way to describe. – Lee Strasberg

157811. Art is longer than life. – Lee Strasberg

157812. Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being – his physical, mental and emotional habits – influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized. – Lee Strasberg

157813. A great actor is independent of the poet, because the supreme essence of feeling does not reside in prose or in verse, but in the accent with which it is delivered. – Lee Strasberg

157814. If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it? – Lee Strasberg

157815. The rise of National Socialism is the protest of a people against a State that denies the right to work. – Gregor Strasser

157816. If the machinery for distribution in the present economic system of the world is incapable of properly distributing the productive wealth of nations, then that system is false and must be altered. – Gregor Strasser

157817. The important part of the present development is the anti-capitalist sentiment that is permeating our people. – Gregor Strasser

157818. In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me – they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man. – David Strathairn

157819. You work enough with someone and you develop a shorthand. You know how he likes to work through the day and he knows where you’re vulnerable and where your weaknesses and strengths are, so it makes for a good team, a team that knows who’s over there behind your back. – David Strathairn

157820. When you’re creating a character out of nothing, you have to make all the guesses as to how they walk, how they talk, how they think. It was all there on the table for us to pick and choose for Murrow. – David Strathairn

157821. There are biographies, I looked at a lot of photographs of him, I heard his voice over and over and over again. You get in there and get to know the man by all of those pieces of information. – David Strathairn

157822. Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books. – David Strathairn

157823. So much money and energy is expended making a film that I think it should be used for positive ends. – David Strathairn

157824. It’s like a piece of music; you never lose sight of the theme. Each scene pushes off to the next like music builds and you can almost hear the next chord progression, so it has a strict structure, which is very compelling. – David Strathairn

157825. It would be real nice to have some kind of bell or whistle attached to this film – it would give it a longer life. People seem to need that validation to go to a film these days. – David Strathairn

157826. In order to crash the party and be a clown with your own skit, you had to be there for quite a while. – David Strathairn

157827. If it’s a role like this one, an actual live person, a legend, there’s lots of material laid out. – David Strathairn

157828. If anyone was talking about journalism in the ’50s – it was Edward R.Murrow. – David Strathairn

157829. I think the film is beautifully realised. His legacy as a journalist was recorded – as it were – well, and certainly the important issues of the ’50s – or even today – are delivered and presented to the audience in a rather honest and objective way. – David strathairn

157830. I think George just nailed the whole thing, the whole time period, the whole look and feel of what that newsroom was like. I did a lot of research for the role and believe me, it’s all pretty genuine, down to the very last cigarette butt. – David Strathairn

157831. I don’t think I could’ve carried the weight that Murrow carried. – David Strathairn

157832. Film is our literature, so we should tell stories that are apropos of our culture, in that we can learn something about ourselves. – David Strathairn

157833. I checked out all types of tobacco trying to find one that would be easiest to live with, I ended up using pipe tobacco. It burned slower, and it wasn’t as harsh on my throat… It also smelled better. – David Strathairn

157834. In a way, I’m like Will Rogers, never having met a man I really disliked. I’m not a vamp. I just like men. – Dorothy Stratten

157835. I think I had a more European outlook about the body and sex. The body is in no way dirty, and sex is something beautiful to give to and share with a lover. It has nothing to do with promiscuity, because I only believe in being in love with one man at a time. – Dorothy Stratten

157836. Looks are temporary and don’t mirror what’s inside. And usually, a great looking man is so vain. Maybe most good-looking women are too. I hope I’m not! – Dorothy Stratten

157837. It’s good to have a manager who shares your interests, or goals. You can presumably trust a husband. I don’t know if it’s the best way to work. I really shouldn’t discuss this. – Dorothy Stratten

157838. I think if you work as an actress and are supposed as a character to be in love with some actor, then to some extent you do have to be in love with him. – Dorothy Stratten

157839. I can honestly, and proudly, say that I never was on the casting couch. Oh, of course there have been advances from certain men in the movie industry, but nothing overwhelming. – Dorothy Stratten

157840. I don’t think a powerful man would be interesting unless he’d be nice, attractive, with or without the power. Men are interested in powerful men. Women are interested in terrific men! – Dorothy Stratten

157841. If someone’s going to talk about me, I’d want it to be positively. The way many write, you’d think only bad things were interesting. If we don’t think positive, what’s the use? It’s a lot more fun, you know. – Dorothy Stratten

157842. Back in the 1960s, the number of deaths each year from unintentional poisoning was 15 times greater than it is today. – Hal Stratton

157843. Companies need to understand that the quicker they report product safety problems to CPSC, the quicker we can take action together and protect consumers from injuries. – Hal Stratton

157844. Now, at this point, I can wrestle, I can go out there and cut an entertaining promo, I can also do the backstage stuff… and if you can contribute more to the show, you have more staying power. – Trish Stratus

157845. Yeah, the record for most titles was previously held by the Fabulous Moolah, she won it four times. And a few weeks ago, I won the title for the sixth time, which has never been done before. – Trish Stratus

157846. Well, actually, the Second City thing came about because I was taking a few improv classes there. I thought that the improv classes would help with my wrestling career, which it has. – Trish Stratus

157847. We got great ratings and fan interest, and that’s what management wanted. – Trish Stratus

157848. There really isn’t a day when I wake up and DON’T have to be someplace. – Trish Stratus

157849. Royal Canadian Air Farce, and I was in three sketches there. And they wrote some really great stuff for me. – Trish Stratus

157850. Oh, gosh, okay… well, my biggest injury was probably a bone chip in my ankle that required surgery. – Trish Stratus

157851. I’m missing a knuckle, it’s crushed inside my hand at the moment. – Trish Stratus

157852. I’m good friends with The Rock, and I talk to him all the time. And he says that, even though his movie career has taken off, he misses the instant gratification of wrestling, and the live crowds, and I could see being that way myself. – Trish Stratus

157853. And in the future, you know, maybe there’s kids in the future for me, I don’t really know. The interesting thing with me is that there has never been a woman doing what I’m doing at this level for this long. So, it’s like, would Vince give me maternity leave? – Trish Stratus

157854. Recently, I went up to Casino Rama to see Martin Short’s show, just to see how he put it all together. And after the show, I went backstage and picked his brain to find out why he did certain things. – Trish Stratus

157855. I think I can finally say I am at my most confident and comfortable out there, physically. – Trish Stratus

157856. And I’m so thankful that I’ve been allowed to show another side of Trish. – Trish Stratus

157857. And I have the support of the writers: I have a great relationship with the creative team, and they have a good hold of my character and my personality, and they come up with some great stuff, and I’m forever trying to change it up, keep it fresh. – Trish Stratus

157858. And that’s what I’ve learned too: writing is key. – Trish Stratus

157859. As far as luxury goes, about the only thing I do is… I go first class all the way. I live on the road, so when I’m out there, I’m getting the nice hotel suite, I’m getting the luxury car, I’m eating the good food, and I make sure I take care of myself on the road. – Trish Stratus

157860. As far as wrestling goes, as long as my body is able to withstand the physical beating, I will keep wrestling. – Trish Stratus

157861. But as much as I am personally proud for winning five championships, I’m equally proud just being part of a women’s division that has gotten so much better with all these great athletes here. – Trish Stratus

157862. Each championship is unique and special. – Trish Stratus

157863. And I wouldn’t take on such a big thing if I didn’t think I could nail it. – Trish Stratus

157864. Instead, I was interested in what I guess I could call narrative indeterminacy, in questioning the apparent, taken-for-granted authority of any particular representation of the events in question. – Peter Straub

157865. On gym days, I don’t get to my desk until 4 in the afternoon, and everything except bedtime and the appointment with the liquid narcotic is pushed back a bit. – Peter Straub

157866. Many fiction writers eventually want to feel that their work forms a single, unified entity. – Peter Straub

157867. My first real breakthrough collided with the last months of Callaghan’s Labour government, which had every intention of enjoying my success as much as I did. – Peter Straub

157868. Nobody is surprised that women writers accurately represent male characters over and over again, no doubt because everybody knows that women understand men much better than vice-versa. – Peter Straub

157869. Each new book is a tremendous challenge. – Peter Straub

157870. The actual Blue Rose murders, which lie at the core of the three novels, yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth. – Peter Straub

157871. There have been times when I reread – or at least leafed through – something because I’d sent a copy to a friend, and what usually happened was that I noticed dozens and dozens of clumsy phrases I wished I could rewrite. – Peter Straub

157872. There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth. – Peter Straub

157873. When, in the third book, we do learn the identity of the Blue Rose murderer, the information comes in a muted, nearly off-hand manner, and the man has died long before. – Peter Straub

157874. If I planned everything out in advance, I’d expire of boredom. – Peter Straub

157875. These days, there are a great many books about childhood trauma and its effects, but at the time all the experts agreed that one should forget about it as quickly as possible and pick up where you left off. – Peter Straub

157876. Dick Dart emerged from the ether during a flight from New York with my wife and children to Puerto Rico. – Peter Straub

157877. I write longer sentences than most of the others, maybe because I probably like Henry James more than they do. – Peter Straub

157878. As soon as I started writing Julia, by which I mean while writing its first sentence, I felt a sudden, reassuring charge of excitement. I knew it was going to work. – Peter Straub

157879. Fear and I were old buddies, despite my best efforts to the contrary. – Peter Straub

157880. Everyone wants to get better as they go along, but sometimes it’s all you can do to stay consistent. – Peter Straub

157881. However, I think I managed to reach a new level with Koko, and I will always be grateful for the experience. – Peter Straub

157882. I believe I encountered death, which was a bit too much for a seven-year-old. – Peter Straub

157883. I generally wade in blind and trust to fate and instinct to see me through. – Peter Straub

157884. I had a connoisseur’s… appreciation of fear. – Peter Straub

157885. I instantly chucked my academic ambitions and began writing fiction full-time. – Peter Straub

157886. An average working day begins at 8 or 9 am, includes an hour for lunch, and ends at 5 or 6 pm. – Peter Straub

157887. If God and man are in themselves one, and if religion is the human side of this unity then must this unity be made evident to man in religion, and become in him consciousness and reality. – David Friedrich Strauss

157888. The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts. – David Friedrich Strauss

157889. The world ultimately is what we say it is. – David Friedrich Strauss

157890. All there is to thinking is seeing something noticeable, which makes you see something you weren’t noticing, which makes you see something that isn’t even visible. – Leo Strauss

157891. I cannot know anything of which there is and can be only one. – Leo Strauss

157892. If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom. – Leo Strauss

157893. If God is One, and if there can be no other God, there can be no idea of God. – Leo Strauss

157894. God’s reasons for communicating with man must be subsumed under his reason for communicating to him his account of his creation of the world – and man. – Leo Strauss

157895. But the God of the Bible is not only One, but the only possible One. – Leo Strauss

157896. God is therefore unknowable. This is the fundamental premise of the Bible. – Leo Strauss

157897. An expert knows all the answers – if you ask the right questions. – Levi Strauss

157898. Gifts make slaves. – Levi Strauss

157899. If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void. – Levi Strauss

157900. In the old days, people used to risk their lives in India or in the Americas in order to bring back products which now seem to us to have been of comically little worth. – Levi Strauss

157901. Objects are what matter. Only they carry the evidence that throughout the centuries something really happened among human beings. – Levi Strauss

157902. We can understand, too, that natural species are chosen not because they are ‘good to eat’ but because they are ‘good to think.’ – Levi Strauss

157903. I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer. – Richard Strauss

157904. Never look at the trombones. You’ll only encourage them. – Richard Strauss

157905. The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play. – Richard Strauss

157906. If you increase the sales tax… everybody would be taxed. – Robert Strauss

157907. It’s a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired – you quit when the gorilla is tired. – Robert Strauss

157908. The real composer thinks about his work the whole time; he is not always conscious of this, but he is aware of it later when he suddenly knows what he will do. – Igor Stravinsky

157909. Music is given to us with the sole purpose of establishing an order in things, including, and particularly, the coordination between man and time. – Igor Stravinsky

157910. My music is best understood by children and animals. – Igor Stravinsky

157911. Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven. – Igor Stravinsky

157912. The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church’s greatest ornament. – Igor Stravinsky

157913. A good composer does not imitate; he steals. – Igor Stravinsky

157914. The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending. – Igor Stravinsky

157915. Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning. – Igor Stravinsky

157916. The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead. – Igor Stravinsky

157917. To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also. – Igor Stravinsky

157918. Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end. – Igor Stravinsky

157919. What force is more potent than love? – Igor Stravinsky

157920. What gives the artist real prestige is his imitators. – Igor Stravinsky

157921. Why is it that whenever I hear a piece of music I don’t like, it’s always by Villa-Lobos? – Igor Stravinsky

157922. The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one’s self. And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only to obtain precision of execution. – Igor Stravinsky

157923. Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal. – Igor Stravinsky

157924. Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being? – Igor Stravinsky

157925. In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love? – Igor Stravinsky

157926. I was born out of due time in the sense that by temperament and talent I should have been more suited for the life of a small Bach, living in anonymity and composing regularly for an established service and for God. – Igor Stravinsky

157927. I know that the twelve notes in each octave and the variety of rhythm offer me opportunities that all of human genius will never exhaust. – Igor Stravinsky

157928. I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it. – Igor Stravinsky

157929. I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge. – Igor Stravinsky

157930. I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity. – Igor Stravinsky

157931. I am an inventor of music. – Igor Stravinsky

157932. Harpists spend 90 percent of their lives tuning their harps and 10 percent playing out of tune. – Igor Stravinsky

157933. Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody’s piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading. – Igor Stravinsky

157934. Conductors’ careers are made for the most part with ‘Romantic’ music. ‘Classic’ music eliminates the conductor; we do not remember him in it. – Igor Stravinsky

157935. A plague on eminence! I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo; and zoo animals have been known to die from stares. – Igor Stravinsky

157936. Money may kindle, but it cannot by itself, and for very long, burn. – Igor Stravinsky

157937. Neither Aristotelian nor Russellian rules give the exact logic of any expression of ordinary language; for ordinary language has no exact logic. – Peter Frederick Strawson

157938. No philosopher understands his predecessors until he has re-thought their thought in his own contemporary terms. – Peter Frederick Strawson

157939. Love or not, I wouldn’t subject a wife to the road. It’s punishment. – Billy Strayhorn

157940. A Train was born without any effort – if was like writing a letter to a friend. – Billy Strayhorn

157941. You’re in a mess, and in excess. – Billy Strayhorn

157942. My grandmother played the piano, and I used to toddle over there and pick out little things that sounded good to me. – Billy Strayhorn

157943. In order to play and write, it’s unique – you either do one or the other. – Billy Strayhorn

157944. If you want something hard enough, it just gets done. – Billy Strayhorn

157945. I’m not fit company for man or beast. – Billy Strayhorn

157946. I’ll live a lush life in some small dive. – Billy Strayhorn

157947. I think everything should happen at halfway to dawn. That’s when all the heads of government should meet. I think everybody would fall in love. – Billy Strayhorn

157948. Ever up and onward. – Billy Strayhorn

157949. All music is beautiful. – Billy Strayhorn

157950. Romance is mush, stifling those who strive. – Billy Strayhorn

157951. I’m thrilled when I get nominated. I don’t count how many and I don’t remember how many I’ve had. I just know it’s a lot. – Meryl Streep

157952. Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they’re men. – Meryl Streep

157953. My job is usually to express emotion as freely as possible. – Meryl Streep

157954. My feeling about fears is, if you voice your fears, they may come true. I’m superstitious enough to believe that. – Meryl Streep

157955. My family really does come first. It always did and always will. – Meryl Streep

157956. Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. – Meryl Streep

157957. People say, When you have children, everything changes. But maybe things are awakened that were already there. – Meryl Streep

157958. It’s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children’s health than the pediatrician. – Meryl Streep

157959. It is well that the earth is round that we do not see too far ahead. – Meryl Streep

157960. Interestingly, young people don’t come to you for advice. Especially the ones who are related to you. – Meryl Streep

157961. Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too. – Meryl Streep

157962. Personality is immediately apparent, from birth, and I don’t think it really changes. – Meryl Streep

157963. If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I won’t even try. – Meryl Streep

157964. The reason I chose the movies that I did was based on where they were being filmed. – Meryl Streep

157965. I’m older. There’s some sort of seniority. As a matter of fact, the seniority ebbs as you get older. – Meryl Streep

157966. Instant gratification is not soon enough. – Meryl Streep

157967. The work is the most fun; it seems illicit how much fun it is. – Meryl Streep

157968. You win an Oscar, it can double the audience that you had before. – Meryl Streep

157969. You just have to keep on doing what you do. It’s the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting. – Meryl Streep

157970. You can’t get spoiled if you do your own ironing. – Meryl Streep

157971. We are who we’re going to be when we’re very old, and when we’re very old we are who we were when we were 8. – Meryl Streep

157972. There’s no road map on how to raise a family: it’s always an enormous negotiation. – Meryl Streep

157973. The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become. – Meryl Streep

157974. The work will stand, no matter what. – Meryl Streep

157975. Show business has been really, really good to me because I can work and take a lot of time off, and I’m extremely undisciplined person. – Meryl Streep

157976. The progression of roles you take strings together a portrait of an actor, but it’s a completely random process. – Meryl Streep

157977. I’m never so sure as I was in my mid-20s. – Meryl Streep

157978. The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter. – Meryl Streep

157979. The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. – Meryl Streep

157980. Sometimes with my children, I remember exactly how I felt as the child in this situation, not just how it feels to be me. – Meryl Streep

157981. Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don’t think anything’s going to make a difference. – Meryl Streep

157982. There are wonderfully talented actresses. It’s a really rich field. There isn’t as rich a field of material. – Meryl Streep

157983. Every single decision I make about what material I do, what I’m putting out in the world, is because of my children. – Meryl Streep

157984. I believe in imagination. I did Kramer vs. Kramer before I had children. But the mother I would be was already inside me. – Meryl Streep

157985. I always feel like I can’t do it, that I can’t go through with a movie. But then I do go through with it after all. – Meryl Streep

157986. How you first meet the public is how the industry sees you. You can’t argue with them. That’s their perception. – Meryl Streep

157987. Having been let out of the barn once, I know I wouldn’t be happy if I were home all the time. – Meryl Streep

157988. For me, clothes are kind of character; I don’t follow fashion or understand trends. – Meryl Streep

157989. I can’t stand most things that I see. – Meryl Streep

157990. Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time. – Meryl Streep

157991. Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world. I’ve seen him in most everything he’s done. – Meryl Streep

157992. Enough people write about me every day without even interviewing me. – Meryl Streep

157993. America doesn’t reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances. – Meryl Streep

157994. All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene. – Meryl Streep

157995. Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there. – Meryl Streep

157996. I’m curious about other people. That’s the essence of my acting. I’m interested in what it would be like to be you. – Meryl Streep

157997. There are improbable things suspended in space, like the earth. – Meryl Streep

157998. Expensive clothes are a waste of money. – Meryl Streep

157999. I have four to five months, tops, per year to give to my acting work. – Meryl Streep

158000. All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying. – Meryl Streep

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