180000 famous quotes part 162 – 161001 to 162000

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180000 famous quotes part 162 – 161001 to 162000

161001. Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution. – Edward Teller

161002. The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. – Edward Teller

161003. Secrecy, once accepted, becomes an addiction. – Edward Teller

161004. No endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect; if it is right, it will be simple in retrospect. – Edward Teller

161005. My experience has been in a short 77 years that in the end when you fight for a desperate cause and have good reasons to fight, you usually win. – Edward Teller

161006. Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. – Edward Teller

161007. I tried to contribute to the defeat of the Soviets. If I contributed 1%, it is 1% of something enormous. – Edward Teller

161008. Had we not pursued the hydrogen bomb, there is a very real threat that we would now all be speaking Russian. I have no regrets. – Edward Teller

161009. A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective. – Edward Teller

161010. The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler. – Edward Teller

161011. The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn’t really a liar after all. He simply can’t control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy. – Cathy Rindner Tempelsman

161012. Anytime you have a difficult encounter with your child, there is a good chance that at least one of these factors is bringing out the worst in him or her: transitions, time pressure, competition for your attention, conflicting objectives. – Cathy Rindner Tempelsman

161013. Be aware that the more often a child hears the word no, the greater his need to say no himself. – Cathy Rindner Tempelsman

161014. Many working mothers feel guilty about not being at home. And when they are there, they wish it could be perfect. This pressure to make every minute happy puts working parents in a bind when it comes to setting limits and modifying behavior. – Cathy Rindner Tempelsman

161015. The child who acts unlovable is the child who most needs to be loved. – Cathy Rindner Tempelsman

161016. What is merit? The opinion one man entertains of another. – Henry John Temple

161017. We would have to invent the U.N. if we did not have it, which is not an original thought. – Shirley Temple

161018. I ran for Congress, just once. – Shirley Temple

161019. I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph. – Shirley Temple

161020. The U.N. acts as the world’s conscience, and over eighty-five percent of the work that is done by the United Nations is in the social, economic, educational and cultural fields. – Shirley Temple

161021. When I was 14, I was the oldest I ever was. I’ve been getting younger ever since. – Shirley Temple

161022. Good luck needs no explanation. – Shirley Temple

161023. I work a seventeen hour day, and I’m personally responsible for 108 staff members in the embassy. – Shirley Temple

161024. Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves. – William Temple

161025. The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies. – William Temple

161026. You may keep your beauty and your health, unless you destroy them yourself, or discourage them to stay with you, by using them ill. – William Temple

161027. The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home. – William Temple

161028. When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don’t, they don’t. – William Temple

161029. When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over. – William Temple

161030. There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man, who is neither capable of receiving pleasures, nor sensible of conferring them on others. – William Temple

161031. The problem of evil… Why does God permit it? Or, if God is omnipotent, in which case permission and creation are the same, why did God create it? – William Temple

161032. The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor. – William Temple

161033. Who ever converses among old books will be hard to please among the new. – William Temple

161034. The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit. – William Temple

161035. The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one’s own opinions, and value others that deserve it. – William Temple

161036. Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom; for no man easily distrusts the things which he and all men have been always bred up to. – William Temple

161037. Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed. – William Temple

161038. I have always looked upon alchemy in natural philosophy to be like enthusiasm in divinity, and to have troubled the world much to the same purpose. – William Temple

161039. Man’s wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy. – William Temple

161040. No one ever was a great poet, that applied himself much to anything else. – William Temple

161041. Christianity does not remove you from the world and its problems; it makes you fit to live in it, triumphantly and usefully. – Charles Templeton

161042. I wouldn’t call it radical; I would call it enthusiasm for progress. – John Templeton

161043. I focus on spiritual wealth now, and I’m busier, more enthusiastic, and more joyful than I have ever been. – John Templeton

161044. I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts. – John Templeton

161045. Anybody who had come up with a new concept would have been under suspicion for being out of step with the tradition or out of step with the teachings of the church. – John Templeton

161046. I thought, I’m only going to be on this planet once, and only for a short time. What can I do with my life that will lead to permanent benefits? – John Templeton

161047. A doctor today would never prescribe the treatments my grandfather used in the Confederate Army, but a minister says pretty much the same thing today that a minister would have said back then. – John Templeton

161048. Work at being a humble person. – John Templeton

161049. Three of my children are medical doctors, they know at least a hundred times as much about your body as my grandfather knew, but they don’t know much more about soul than he did. – John Templeton

161050. The question is not is there a God, but is there anything else except God? God is everyone and each of us is a little bit. – John Templeton

161051. The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self-centered. It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea. – John Templeton

161052. The correct description is that we try every day to become more humble when we talk about divinity, we try to realize how little we know and how open minded we should be. – John Templeton

161053. It’s self-centered to think that human beings, as limited as we are, can describe divinity. – John Templeton

161054. It is nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. – John Templeton

161055. If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more. – John Templeton

161056. I’m really convinced that our descendants a century or two from now will look back at us with the same pity that we have toward the people in the field of science two centuries ago. – John Templeton

161057. If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search. – John Templeton

161058. Tom would bring in songs, Mike would engineer, and we recorded about 30 songs. – Benmont Tench

161059. I loved working with Bob Dylan. – Benmont Tench

161060. We started with Denny Cordell, and he was a great record producer. He knew exactly how to take a band that knew absolutely nothing, and guide you without trying to tell you what to do. – Benmont Tench

161061. I don’t know about five guys against the world. It’s more like five guys against these three chords, and we’re gonna wrestle ’em down no matter what it takes. – Benmont Tench

161062. I try to find little things that you can do to move the song along and things that serve the song. – Benmont Tench

161063. Sometimes you work with somebody you’ve never heard of because you just feel like working. – Benmont Tench

161064. Fortunately, as we all know, it’s impossible for anybody but Jimmy Smith to really sound like Jimmy Smith. – Benmont Tench

161065. I got to play on a couple of records with the Rolling Stones, and that was really special to me. – Benmont Tench

161066. I loved Mal Evans holding one note down on You Won’t See Me from Rubber Soul. – Benmont Tench

161067. I think we’ve always been better live. – Benmont Tench

161068. I’m playing 10 feet from Mike Campbell every night. I look across the stage, there’s Howie. Tom’s in the middle and we’re playing all this stuff I love. It’s great. – Benmont Tench

161069. If you call attention to yourself at the expense of the song, that’s the cardinal sin. – Benmont Tench

161070. Jeff Lynne is an arranger, and I think it’s probably much easier for him to go ahead and play a part himself than to try to show somebody else what he wants. But it’s hard for me to say; I barely know Jeff. – Benmont Tench

161071. Besides, I’m fairly incompetent. I can’t play that fast. – Benmont Tench

161072. Working with Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson takes you up another level. – Benmont Tench

161073. You can go crazy and play solos in the right place, and that’s great because it can intensify and bring an emotional lift. But the thing is you don’t want to get in the way of the song. – Benmont Tench

161074. My point of view is that when I am playing cricket I cannot think that this game is less or more important. – Sachin Tendulkar

161075. New Zealand’s Daniel Vettori is a very good bowler. – Sachin Tendulkar

161076. Obviously after such a long gap, one itches to get back to the game and score big runs. – Sachin Tendulkar

161077. Shoaib Akhtar has been playing for 5, 6 years and is an experienced bowler. – Sachin Tendulkar

161078. The Australian tour was good for us; it was ideal preparation for us. – Sachin Tendulkar

161079. There are a few players who don’t like to think about the game. – Sachin Tendulkar

161080. Wasim and Waqar were amazing bowlers. I would put them right up there with the best in the world. – Sachin Tendulkar

161081. When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well. – Sachin Tendulkar

161082. Lara’s done very well recently and I never had any doubts about the abilities of Lara or Waugh. – Sachin Tendulkar

161083. If one man is representing India in cricket, then yes, blame that person when things go wrong. – Sachin Tendulkar

161084. When I was 15, I started playing first class cricket and always dreamt of being a Test cricketer, wanted to do something for the country, married in 1995, have 2 kids it’s been great. – Sachin Tendulkar

161085. From the spinners, Anil and I have been together for a long time and I respect him a lot. – Sachin Tendulkar

161086. I have never believed in comparisons, whether they are about different eras, players or coaches. – Sachin Tendulkar

161087. It doesn’t always happen according to the way you have planned things out but I feel if you have covered most of the aspects, it does help out there in the middle. – Sachin Tendulkar

161088. I hate losing and cricket being my first love, once I enter the ground it’s a different zone altogether and that hunger for winning is always there. – Sachin Tendulkar

161089. I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself. – Sachin Tendulkar

161090. I believe every era has its significance and the same holds true for players and coaches. – Sachin Tendulkar

161091. It has been very good here, but the World Cup game was different. It had a different significance to it. – Sachin Tendulkar

161092. I always had a dream to play for India but I never let it put pressure on me. – Sachin Tendulkar

161093. I have never thought where I will go, or forced any targets on myself. – Sachin Tendulkar

161094. Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field. – Sachin Tendulkar

161095. But eventually it is a game of cricket. – Sachin Tendulkar

161096. Before coming here I had a minor back problem and I thought whenever I play Pakistan I get a back problem. – Sachin Tendulkar

161097. Beating Pakistan is always special because they are a tough team and we have a bit if a history regarding Pakistan. – Sachin Tendulkar

161098. At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match. – Sachin Tendulkar

161099. And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win. – Sachin Tendulkar

161100. I am not thinking too far ahead, just want to take it one thing at a time. – Sachin Tendulkar

161101. I just keep it simple. Watch the ball and play it on merit. – Sachin Tendulkar

161102. Isn’t cricket supposed to be a team sport? I feel people should decide first whether cricket is a team game or an individual sport. – Sachin Tendulkar

161103. I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the ground and then take whatever the result. – Sachin Tendulkar

161104. I just want to continue the way I am going. – Sachin Tendulkar

161105. I have played for 15 years and it has been a dream. – Sachin Tendulkar

161106. I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else. – Sachin Tendulkar

161107. I never played with a runner in my entire life, even in schools, because only I know where the ball is going and how hard, when I hit the ball, something my runner will never know about. – Sachin Tendulkar

161108. The President had every reason to believe that the text presented to him was sound… These 16 words should never have been included in the text written for the president. – George Tenet

161109. There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary. – Emmanuel Teney

161110. As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. – Emmanuel Teney

161111. Murder is not the crime of criminals, but that of law-abiding citizens. – Emmanuel Teney

161112. Because some people have sex with people of the same sex, an entire culture has been created, broadly speaking, out of oppression. Which in a rational world would not be an issue. – Neil Tennant

161113. At one time musical theater, particularly in the ’40s and ’50s, was a big source of pop songs. That’s how musical theater started, really – it was just a way of linking several pop songs for the stage. – Neil Tennant

161114. A lot of what used to be known as gay culture – broadly speaking, homoeroticism and being camp – has been brought into mainstream culture. I think we should be moving to an era where it’s just sex. – Neil Tennant

161115. We thought it would be great to see if you could put pop music back into musical theater. – Neil Tennant

161116. He comes to London and gets a job in a nightclub, a gay club, where he’s known as Straight Dave by the bar staff – and no one believes he’s as straight as he claims to be. He meets the daughter of the club manager, and he has an affair with her. – Neil Tennant

161117. I didn’t want to wear a checked shirt and grow a mustache – that’s what you had to do, and everyone did. – Neil Tennant

161118. I think the world should be one community. – Neil Tennant

161119. I think there’s an element where people get very comfortable in their ghetto. Which is fair enough. – Neil Tennant

161120. I think we’ve come a long way since then. The big thing that changed was when ecstasy came along in Britain. – Neil Tennant

161121. I’m always uneasy with messages. I think if there is a message, it’s about taking control of your life. Not becoming a victim. Be true to yourself. In essence it’s about love in the drug culture. – Neil Tennant

161122. It was most exciting when people first came up on the stage and then when they came back for the encore. We wanted to make a show that kept on developing, that was interesting, so we tried to do that with our live shows. – Neil Tennant

161123. She’s a very charismatic character, and she holds the whole play together. – Neil Tennant

161124. When we did concerts, we wanted them to be theatrical events – collaborations with designers, choreographers, and directors – because we thought traditional rock concerts were boring. – Neil Tennant

161125. We’ve been working on a new album, which is going to come out next spring, which is very different, a change of style for us – it’s going to be almost like rock music. – Neil Tennant

161126. We shouldn’t feel restricted by our sexuality, and our sexuality doesn’t have to be a cultural choice. That’s an amazing variety of music within those five main performers. – Neil Tennant

161127. We hope we are moving toward a world where sexual orientation is not an issue, because we hate the idea of a gay ghetto. I think that it’s a real shame that people become restricted by their sexuality or define their whole lives by their sexuality. – Neil Tennant

161128. We decided we didn’t want to do a musical for TV because the idea of writing a musical that would be seen on television once seems insane. – Neil Tennant

161129. To a certain extent, this tour is a celebration of individuality and that you can invent and reinvent yourself. You should have the power to be able to do that. Sexuality is a part of that. It should release you. It doesn’t have to be an issue. It shouldn’t box you in. – Neil Tennant

161130. There’s also a subplot about a guy who manages pop groups. Dave is a very ambitious boy, and he gets offered an audition but only wants to do it on his terms and conditions. He wants to maintain his integrity. – Neil Tennant

161131. For a while we were chasing a book by Graham Greene to do Brighton Rock as a musical. We didn’t get the rights, so we decided to create something from scratch, with Jonathan. By that time we were big fans of his work. – Neil Tennant

161132. The big gay clubs like Heaven started having mixed nights in the late ’80s. – Neil Tennant

161133. The first song is called “London.” It’s about two Russian soldiers who desert the Russian army and escape to London, where they indulge in a life of crime. – Neil Tennant

161134. Since we started, Chris and I had theatrical ambitions. – Neil Tennant

161135. She’s been a smack addict, she’s had big success in Europe in the ’70s, and she’s lost everything. She’s been rediscovered in the ’80s, and as we meet her she’s just about to sign a new recording contract. – Neil Tennant

161136. When I was I younger I didn’t want to be gay. Not because I was scared of the sexual thing; I didn’t want to be a clone. Now this was in the late ’70s. – Neil Tennant

161137. They’ve pursued their own agendas, and they’ve done what they’ve wanted to do and not pursued traditional careers in the music industry. They’ve followed their own instincts, and they are in many ways maverick performers. – Neil Tennant

161138. I’ve come up with another formulation about style: that it’s essentially a manifestation of a certain habitual set of limitations. It’s what a composer does NOT do that defines a style. – James Tenney

161139. All of these people kept on being professional musicians and composers in the strictest sense. – James Tenney

161140. Well, I get my subject on Wednesday night; I think it out carefully on Thursday, and make my rough sketch; on Friday morning I begin, and stick to it all day, with my nose well down on the block. – John Tenniel

161141. I carry out my work thus: I never use models or nature for the figure, drapery or anything else. – John Tenniel

161142. By means of tracing-paper I transfer my design to the wood and draw on that. – John Tenniel

161143. Ours not to reason why, ours but to do and die. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161144. I am a part of all that I have met. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161145. In the long years liker they must grow; The man be more of woman, she of man. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161146. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161147. Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161148. Love is the only gold. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161149. Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161150. My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161151. O earth, what changes hast thou seen! – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161152. Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161153. Ring out the false, ring in the true. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161154. I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161155. Tis not too late to seek a newer world. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161156. So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161157. Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161158. Sin is too stupid to see beyond itself. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161159. No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not work those who work with him. Don’t knock your friends. Don’t knock your enemies. Don’t knock yourself. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161160. ‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161161. Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams? – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161162. God’s finger touched him, and he slept. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161163. Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dialer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161164. The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161165. He makes no friends who never made a foe. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161166. Theirs is not to make reply: Theirs is not to reason why: Theirs is but to do and die. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161167. To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161168. There’s no glory like those who save their country. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161169. I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161170. Such a one do I remember, whom to look at was love. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161171. We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother’s shame; however you take it we men are a little breed. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161172. What rights are those that dare not resist for them? – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161173. Who is wise in love, love most, say least. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161174. The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161175. Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161176. There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161177. The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161178. All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161179. By blood a king, in heart a clown. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161180. Better not be at all than not be noble. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161181. Believe me, than in half the creeds. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161182. And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro’ nature, moulding men. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161183. A sorrow’s crown of sorrow is remembering happier times. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161184. A smile abroad is often a scowl at home. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161185. A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161186. A day may sink or save a realm. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161187. Authority forgets a dying king. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

161188. What would it profit thee to be the first Of echoes, tho thy tongue should live forever, A thing that answers, but hath not a thought As lasting but as senseless as a stone. – Frederick Tennyson

161189. Softly the loud peal dies, In passing winds it drowns, But breathes, like perfect joys, Tender tones. – Frederick Tennyson

161190. The only people who have the long view are some scientists and some science fiction writers. – Sheri S. Tepper

161191. What do I have to say to the universe? A soul ought to have something to say to the universe if it’s going to be immortal. – Sheri S. Tepper

161192. There are writers who say they have no social responsibility except to write a good book, but that doesn’t satisfy me. – Sheri S. Tepper

161193. The expression of divinity is in variety. – Sheri S. Tepper

161194. Science fiction still is an idea genre. – Sheri S. Tepper

161195. It may be important to write a book that doesn’t come up to what I would like to have rather than to write no book at all. – Sheri S. Tepper

161196. I’m not sure a world run by women would be any better. They’re human beings! – Sheri S. Tepper

161197. To me, fantasy has always been the genre of escape, science fiction the genre of ideas. So if you can escape and have a little idea as well, maybe you have some kind of a cross-breed between the two. – Sheri S. Tepper

161198. You believe that easily which you hope for earnestly. – Terence

161199. You can take a chance with any man who pays his bills on time. – Terence

161200. While the mind is in doubt it is driven this way and that by a slight impulse. – Terence

161201. Where there’s life, there’s hope. – Terence

161202. What harsh judges fathers are to all young men! – Terence

161203. We are all of us the worse for too much liberty. – Terence

161204. Too much liberty corrupts us all. – Terence

161205. To touch a sore is to renew one’s grief. – Terence

161206. This I consider to be a valuable principle in life: Do no thing in excess. – Terence

161207. They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head. – Terence

161208. What a grand thing it is to be clever and have common sense. – Terence

161209. You’re a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it. – Terence

161210. Moderation in all things. – Terence

161211. In fact nothing is said that has not been said before. – Terence

161212. Many a time from a bad beginning great friendships have sprung up. – Terence

161213. I take it to be a principle rule of life, not to be too much addicted to any one thing. – Terence

161214. I am a man, and whatever concerns humanity is of interest to me. – Terence

161215. Nothing is said that has not been said before. – Terence

161216. Nowadays those are rewarded who make right appear wrong. – Terence

161217. Of my friends I am the only one left. – Terence

161218. Lovers quarrels are the renewal of love. – Terence

161219. Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist. – Terence

161220. Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not. – Terence

161221. She ne’er was really charming till she died. – Terence

161222. Extreme law is often extreme injustice. – Terence

161223. I am a human being; nothing human can be alien to me. – Terence

161224. I hold this as a rule of life: too much of anything is bad. – Terence

161225. How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy. – Terence

161226. Children should be led into the right paths, not by severity, but by persuasion. – Terence

161227. Human nature is so constituted, that all see and judge better in the affairs of other men than in their own. – Terence

161228. For you to ask advice on the rules of love is no better than to ask advice on the rules of madness. – Terence

161229. Fortune favors the brave. – Terence

161230. He makes a great mistake… who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection. – Terence

161231. I am human and let nothing human be alien to me. – Terence

161232. I do not give money for just mere hopes. – Terence

161233. How often things occur by mere chance which we dared not even hope for. – Terence

161234. There is a demand in these days for men who can make wrong appear right. – Terence

161235. So many men, so many opinions. – Terence

161236. Their silence is praise enough. – Terence

161237. The anger of lovers renews their love. – Terence

161238. They are so knowing, that they know nothing. – Terence

161239. Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. – Mother Teresa

161240. Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. – Mother Teresa

161241. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. – Mother Teresa

161242. If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. – Mother Teresa

161243. If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. – Mother Teresa

161244. I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor? – Mother Teresa

161245. I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn’t touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God. – Mother Teresa

161246. Each one of them is Jesus in disguise. – Mother Teresa

161247. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. – Mother Teresa

161248. Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work. – Mother Teresa

161249. Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own. – Mother Teresa

161250. Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. – Mother Teresa

161251. Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. – Mother Teresa

161252. We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty. – Mother Teresa

161253. We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. – Mother Teresa

161254. We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. – Mother Teresa

161255. We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls. – Mother Teresa

161256. There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use. – Mother Teresa

161257. There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible. – Mother Teresa

161258. The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved. – Mother Teresa

161259. The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it. – Mother Teresa

161260. The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. – Mother Teresa

161261. Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God – the rest will be given. – Mother Teresa

161262. The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. – Mother Teresa

161263. Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. – Mother Teresa

161264. Peace begins with a smile. – Mother Teresa

161265. Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them. – Mother Teresa

161266. One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody. – Mother Teresa

161267. Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus. – Mother Teresa

161268. Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. – Mother Teresa

161269. Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home. – Mother Teresa

161270. Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action. – Mother Teresa

161271. Loneliness is the most terrible poverty. – Mother Teresa

161272. Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. – Mother Teresa

161273. If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. – Mother Teresa

161274. The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between. – Mother Teresa

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161275. Intense love does not measure, it just gives. – Mother Teresa

161276. For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. – Saint Teresa

161277. Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul. – Saint Teresa

161278. Anyone who truly loves God travels securely. – Saint Teresa

161279. Don’t let your sins turn into bad habits. – Saint Teresa

161280. I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible. – Saint Teresa

161281. More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones. – Saint Teresa

161282. Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people’s, if we are always criticizing trivial actions – which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives. – Saint Teresa

161283. Do you think it is only a little thing to possess a house from which lovely things can be seen? – Saint Teresa

161284. I felt fine after 24 hours and asked the state commission to prolong my stay in space to three days. And I carried out the entire schedule. Could I have done that if I had been half-dead? – Valentina Tereshkova

161285. I am convinced that the modular structure of the Mir will be the main trend in manned orbital stations development in the next century. – Valentina Tereshkova

161286. Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky. – Valentina Tereshkova

161287. Once you’ve been in space, you appreciate how small and fragile the Earth is. – Valentina Tereshkova

161288. Russia is still the leader in world space exploration. But its position of leader involves great responsibility – we have no right to lag behind. We can and we must move constantly forward. – Valentina Tereshkova

161289. The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions. – Valentina Tereshkova

161290. They forbade me from flying, despite all my protests and arguments. After being once in space, I was desperately keen to go back there. But it didn’t happen. – Valentina Tereshkova

161291. To tell her that I joined the parachute club was too hard for me. I didn’t want to trouble her; besides, I was not completely sure about the success of my new adventure. – Valentina Tereshkova

161292. If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can’t they fly in space? – Valentina Tereshkova

161293. Good acting is about being as natural and calm as possible. These days producers have such definite ideas that you have to be prepared to do whatever they ask. – Bryn Terfel

161294. I think every singer should be able to jump in for a singer who has been sick, for instance, and learn an opera in two days. I know people who can do it. – Bryn Terfel

161295. If you have a recital to do, you have to memorize the songs. I never use music when I do recitals. It produces an instant barrier, both for yourself and the audience. – Bryn Terfel

161296. People think top singers are overpaid, but opera houses have a top fee, which is a good thing. Of course concerts are different- everyone wants to make as much money as possible. – Bryn Terfel

161297. I enjoy all aspects of singing and I’m luckily given the choice to be part of different styles of music. – Bryn Terfel

161298. I work on my voice through what I have to sing. – Bryn Terfel

161299. It’s definitely intense to walk away from at the end of each season. – Lee Tergesen

161300. I would say that playing this character has caused me to think about a lot of things. He’s always questioning himself and trying to get back to something he lost touch with and trying to find forgiveness. Everybody struggles with these things to some extent in their life. – Lee Tergesen

161301. I went through a divorce right as we were starting the show. My divorce became final right after we started shooting the first year, and during that time I was in such a low place. – Lee Tergesen

161302. I think for Beecher specifically, Keller was with him when his wife died. Beecher had decided after he first got into prison that he had to shut off everybody. You can’t let anybody in and you have to become like them and you have to be threatening and all that. – Lee Tergesen

161303. I have always said about myself I am a survivor because I am. – Lee Tergesen

161304. But we both came to the decision that the powerful thing is to go into your fear, walk in there with it, don’t walk away from it, and to try to be true to it. – Lee Tergesen

161305. As I walk around, I have met 70-year-old women who live on the Upper West Side who love the show. And I met a couple in Kansas – a couple of truck drivers who drove around together – who loved it. It’s popular all over the place and definitely in the gay community. – Lee Tergesen

161306. Eddie Drake is sort of this loose cannon, funny, edgy guy, who has this really foolish, foolish mustache. – Lee Tergesen

161307. What it made me realize was that a show like this makes people look inside themselves. Because this crew guy isn’t sitting there wishing the character would fight back. He’s hoping that he would fight back. – Lee Tergesen

161308. I know what it’s like to be ignored, and I think that is the big problem about the prison system: These people are being thrown away. There is no sense of rehabilitation. In some places, they are trying to do things. But, in most cases, it’s a holding cell. – Lee Tergesen

161309. That’s why I wrote this book: to show how these people can imbue us with hope. I read somewhere that when a person takes part in community action, his health improves. Something happens to him or to her biologically. It’s like a tonic. – Studs Terkel

161310. Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too. – Studs Terkel

161311. So people are ready. I feel hopeful in that sense. – Studs Terkel

161312. Someone who does an act. In a democratic society, you’re supposed to be an activist; that is, you participate. It could be a letter written to an editor. – Studs Terkel

161313. People are ready to say, ‘Yes, we are ready for single-payer health insurance.’ We are the only industrialized country in the world that does not have national health insurance. We are the richest in wealth and the poorest in health of all the industrial nations. – Studs Terkel

161314. That’s what we’re missing. We’re missing argument. We’re missing debate. We’re missing colloquy. We’re missing all sorts of things. Instead, we’re accepting. – Studs Terkel

161315. We are the most powerful nation in the world, but we’re not the only nation in the world. We are not the only people in the world. We are an important people, the wealthiest, the most powerful and, to a great extent, generous. But we are part of the world. – Studs Terkel

161316. We use the word ‘hope’ perhaps more often than any other word in the vocabulary: ‘I hope it’s a nice day.’ ‘Hopefully, you’re doing well.’ ‘So how are things going along? Pretty good. Going to be good tomorrow? Hope so.’ – Studs Terkel

161317. When you become part of something, in some way you count. It could be a march; it could be a rally, even a brief one. You’re part of something, and you suddenly realize you count. To count is very important. – Studs Terkel

161318. You happen to be talking to an agnostic. You know what an agnostic is? A cowardly atheist. – Studs Terkel

161319. With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, ‘Studs, you’re an optimist.’ I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what’s the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven. – Studs Terkel

161320. Nonetheless, do I have respect for people who believe in the hereafter? Of course I do. I might add, perhaps even a touch of envy too, because of the solace. – Studs Terkel

161321. But once you become active in something, something happens to you. You get excited and suddenly you realize you count. – Studs Terkel

161322. Why are we born? We’re born eventually to die, of course. But what happens between the time we’re born and we die? We’re born to live. One is a realist if one hopes. – Studs Terkel

161323. Chicago is not the most corrupt American city. It’s the most theatrically corrupt. – Studs Terkel

161324. I always love to quote Albert Einstein because nobody dares contradict him. – Studs Terkel

161325. All the other books ask, ‘What’s it like?’ What was World War II like for the young kid at Normandy, or what is work like for a woman having a job for the first time in her life? What’s it like to be black or white? – Studs Terkel

161326. If solace is any sort of succor to someone, that is sufficient. I believe in the faith of people, whatever faith they may have. – Studs Terkel

161327. I hope for peace and sanity – it’s the same thing. – Studs Terkel

161328. I hope that memory is valued – that we do not lose memory. – Studs Terkel

161329. I think it’s realistic to have hope. One can be a perverse idealist and say the easiest thing: ‘I despair. The world’s no good.’ That’s a perverse idealist. It’s practical to hope, because the hope is for us to survive as a human species. That’s very realistic. – Studs Terkel

161330. I want a language that speaks the truth. – Studs Terkel

161331. I want people to talk to one another no matter what their difference of opinion might be. – Studs Terkel

161332. I want to praise activists through the years. I praise those of the past as well, to have them honored. – Studs Terkel

161333. I want, of course, peace, grace, and beauty. How do you do that? You work for it. – Studs Terkel

161334. I’m not up on the Internet, but I hear that is a democratic possibility. People can connect with each other. I think people are ready for something, but there is no leadership to offer it to them. People are ready to say, ‘Yes, we are part of a world.’ – Studs Terkel

161335. I’ve always felt, in all my books, that there’s a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence – providing they have the facts, providing they have the information. – Studs Terkel

161336. I thought, if ever there were a time to write a book about hope, it’s now. – Studs Terkel

161337. Seeing their children touched and seared and wounded by race prejudice is one of the heaviest crosses which colored women have to bear. – Mary Church Terrell

161338. No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management. – Bill Terry

161339. I played baseball because I could make more money doing that than I could doing anything else. – Bill Terry

161340. I had great control, I never missed hitting the other’s fellow bat. – Bill Terry

161341. Baseball must be a great game to survive the fools who run it. – Bill Terry

161342. Hitting is business. With two strikes you really protect that plate. – Bill Terry

161343. Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor’s art infinite. – Ellen Terry

161344. There is all the difference in the world between departure from recognised rules by one who has learned to obey them, and neglect of them through want of training or want of skill or want of understanding. Before you can be eccentric you must know where the circle is. – Ellen Terry

161345. Imagination! Imagination! I put it first years ago, when I was asked what qualities I thought necessary for success on the stage. – Ellen Terry

161346. No amount of skill on the part of the actress can make up for the loss of youth. – Ellen Terry

161347. Vary the pace… is one of the foundations of all good acting. – Ellen Terry

161348. Usefulness! It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o’ nights, yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at. – Ellen Terry

161349. Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress. – Ellen Terry

161350. Eulogy is nice, but one does not learn anything from it. – Ellen Terry

161351. If it is the mark of the artist to love art before everything, to renounce everything for its sake, to think all the sweet human things of life well lost if only he may attain something, do some good, great work – then I was never an artist. – Ellen Terry

161352. Some of the money from the senior players goes to helping out the younger kids. It is from the players’ pool, the fines for being late and so on. Some will go to something like the tsunami appeal and some to helping out young players. – John Terry

161353. Maybe in a few months I can start to daydream if we are still top of the league. That is the main one for us. – John Terry

161354. I am not a promoter of more laws, just better ones. – Lee Terry

161355. If you want to understand Jesus, you have to study the whole Bible. Christian duty is not defined solely by the words in red. – Randall Terry

161356. In a world without the law of God, you have chaos, oppression, tyranny, and everyone doing what is right in their own eyes. – Randall Terry

161357. You don’t know how to love God and your neighbor unless you look to the law to define it. – Randall Terry

161358. What kind of America do people want to leave for their children? What horrors are down the road, stuff that was unthinkable 30 years ago? – Randall Terry

161359. We want every human being in the womb to be safe, not have these babies be killed to solve some dilemma. – Randall Terry

161360. We are saved by grace, not by the works of the law. But don’t be so quick to write the law off. – Randall Terry

161361. The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ. – Randall Terry

161362. The Law of God reaches into every area of life, and it brings about incredible blessing and incredible freedom. – Randall Terry

161363. If we don’t believe in moral absolutes and then we get into a cultural-political debate, how are we going to win? – Randall Terry

161364. If it squares with the Scripture, then let’s go. If it’s in conflict with the Scripture, then it’s heresy. – Randall Terry

161365. The homosexual community has more acceptance in America than it ever has, and the suicide rate is as high as it’s always been. – Randall Terry

161366. The government forces you to give your money to things you don’t believe in, to have your money go to projects that might be inherently immoral. – Randall Terry

161367. The enemies of the Christian religion and the Law of God confuse law with faith. – Randall Terry

161368. The early Church had nothing but the Old Testament. The New Testament lies hidden in the Old; the Old Testament lies open in the New. – Randall Terry

161369. We are not at the same place we were in 1973. This country today is drifting, moving steadily towards the pro-life position because the data is with us. – Randall Terry

161370. How long before we have, not just homosexual marriage, but homosexual unions between adult men and small boys? – Randall Terry

161371. A Christianity that is in conflict with the Scriptures isn’t Christianity at all. – Randall Terry

161372. America should function as a Christian nation. – Randall Terry

161373. Behaviors are a choice. Feelings are sometimes out of our control. Behavior has to do with choices. – Randall Terry

161374. Christians take Scriptures out of context to try to justify or to vindicate retreat and cowardice. – Randall Terry

161375. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. – Randall Terry

161376. For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness. – Randall Terry

161377. George Washington understood that the Bible is the place where God’s records of right and wrong are kept. – Randall Terry

161378. If someone doesn’t know their Old Testament, they don’t know right doctrine, right correction, and they can’t be equipped for good works. – Randall Terry

161379. Homosexuals reject the process of healing because it’s too painful and time-consuming. – Randall Terry

161380. If the Christians who were alive in the 1770s behaved and believed like the Christians of today, there wouldn’t be an America as we know it. – Randall Terry

161381. I believe that Clinton is the most wicked and vile President that this nation has ever had. – Randall Terry

161382. I didn’t run off with the secretary. It made it seem like I had committed adultery and then ran off with a secretary, neither of which happened. – Randall Terry

161383. I have to believe that people can change, otherwise I deny the Gospel, and I will not do that. – Randall Terry

161384. I’ve traveled all over the country for years speaking in churches, teaching the Ten Commandments. It’s amazing if 2 percent of any congregation knows the Ten Commandments. – Randall Terry

161385. If God is sovereign, then it is impossible for civil government to be neutral on issues of law. All law is based in some religious code. – Randall Terry

161386. It’s the Law of God that gave the stability to Christian civilization. – Randall Terry

161387. If my duty does involve heralding His law in every arena, then the Church in America is failing radically today. – Randall Terry

161388. So many Christian leaders have been so tepid or downright silent on the advance of the homosexual agenda. – Randall Terry

161389. He who frames the question wins the debate. – Randall Terry

161390. Let’s use the opportunities before us to stand for Christ. If we will do, God himself will honor our efforts and America can be restored. – Randall Terry

161391. Once you depart from the Ten Commandments as being the foundation of right and wrong, you are in a free fall. – Randall Terry

161392. It’s kind of fun to listen to Christians who say: I’m a New Testament Christian. What other kind of Christian is there? – Randall Terry

161393. It’s interesting to note that all revolutionary literature was written by pastors. These guys were involved in a revolution against the mightiest power that the world had ever seen. – Randall Terry

161394. It’s come to the point where you have people saying it’s our Christian duty to embrace the homosexual movement. This is absurd. – Randall Terry

161395. Most of the Ten Commandments are negative. The purpose of law is not to mandate good behavior. That concept comes from the French Revolution. – Randall Terry

161396. If you’ve got a good vibrato, you can get away with a lot. – Sonny Terry

161397. So I went out and bought Hard Again by Muddy Waters. That was a big learning curve. I listened to that album again and again and again. James Cotton was the harmonica player on that album. – Sonny Terry

161398. It’s very easy to learn. And very difficult to master. – Sonny Terry

161399. You have to open your mind. I like the ability to express myself in a deep way. It’s the closest music to our humanity – it’s like a folk music that rises up out of a culture. – Sonny Terry

161400. Out of the frying pan, into the fire. – Tertullian

161401. The first reaction to truth is hatred. – Tertullian

161402. The nature of rumor is known to all. – Tertullian

161403. The more you mow us down, the more numerous we grow; the blood of Christians is seed. – Tertullian

161404. The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain. – Tertullian

161405. Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by hurrying, or wander too long in completing it. – Tertullian

161406. It is certain because it is impossible. – Tertullian

161407. The entire fruit is already present in the seed. – Tertullian

161408. The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church. – Tertullian

161409. The usual complaint is, ‘I have no other way of earning a living.’ The harsh reply can be, ‘Do you have to live?’ – Tertullian

161410. Prevention of birth is a precipitation of murder. – Tertullian

161411. You cannot parcel out freedom in pieces because freedom is all or nothing. – Tertullian

161412. Nothing that is God’s is obtainable by money. – Tertullian

161413. Nature soaks every evil with either fear or shame. – Tertullian

161414. See how these Christians love one another. – Tertullian

161415. Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy. – Tertullian

161416. Two kinds of blindness are easily combined so that those who do not see really appear to see what is not. – Tertullian

161417. What has Athens to do with Jerusalem? – Tertullian

161418. You can judge the quality of their faith from the way they behave. Discipline is an index to doctrine. – Tertullian

161419. Indeed heresies are themselves instigated by philosophy. – Tertullian

161420. Hope is patience with the lamp lit. – Tertullian

161421. He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies. – Tertullian

161422. He who flees will fight again. – Tertullian

161423. Fear is the foundation of safety. – Tertullian

161424. Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage. – Tertullian

161425. Christians are made, not born. – Tertullian

161426. Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache. – Tertullian

161427. It is certain because it is possible. – Tertullian

161428. I really feel work is gorgeous. It’s the only thing you can depend upon in life. You can’t depend on love. – Barbara Terwilliger

161429. None of those jobs were high-profile, but once I was on ET, people then began to associate me with that show. So, that is the thing that many people know me for. When in effect, that was the end of my television career. – John Tesh

161430. I was 23 years old. It was a wild time. I was covering everything that blew up – blackouts, Studio 54, son of Sam killer, and all of that stuff. – John Tesh

161431. The real advantage for me is that I have the opportunity to lead worship every Sunday. – John Tesh

161432. A lot of people are willing to pray or to put in work, but they’re not willing to take true risks. – John Tesh

161433. After playing so many songs in churches for eight or nine years, I’ve learned what songs people react to. Then I just had fun with the arrangements. That’s how this album came together. – John Tesh

161434. I always wanted to be a full-time musician. Every television job I had was a means to buy a grand piano, or to put in a recording studio, or something like that. – John Tesh

161435. I come from the performance world, but the idea of a worship song is different. It’s useful music. – John Tesh

161436. I grew up wanting to be a musician, but my parents were sure I would starve to death. So, they put me in physics and chemistry. That eventually blew up, and I got into radio. – John Tesh

161437. Risk means everything from being honest about your faith, to moving, to quitting a job that’s paying you a fortune but it’s not what’s in your heart. Risking things is one of the biggest fears we have. – John Tesh

161438. I took the ET job because I wanted to stop traveling and they said I would only work half a day. Then I could work on music the rest of the day. They put in my contract that I wouldn’t work after 1 P.M. – John Tesh

161439. To understand this Christmas record, you have to understand our ministry. – John Tesh

161440. I’d like to do a television show that is encouraging, useful, and clean, and I’d like to go up against Entertainment Tonight and beat it. – John Tesh

161441. I’ve been stuck on John Eldredge lately. He’s all about being a warrior outside of the church. I hate to think about this kind of stuff – I just like to do it. – John Tesh

161442. If you want to get an education in how to get a story and how to survive, then get a street reporter job in New York City. – John Tesh

161443. If you want to write the next great novel, but you think, No, this won’t work because no one will buy it or it won’t be any good, then you talk yourself out of taking a risk. – John Tesh

161444. Really, at a time when they’re debating when and where a nativity scene can be used, this is the kind of stuff we need to have out there – outside of the church. – John Tesh

161445. There’s probably a way to use that great content and to live under the radar now and then in order to reach a new audience. That’s the thinking I’m talking about. – John Tesh

161446. I spent another six years in Europe covering sporting events such as the Tour de France. – John Tesh

161447. Those worship songs on the Christmas project will air on PBS television. That’s highly unusual. – John Tesh

161448. The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane. – Nikola Tesla

161449. The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire; first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame, then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power. – Nikola Tesla

161450. Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. – Nikola Tesla

161451. Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine. – Nikola Tesla

161452. I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything. – Nikola Tesla

161453. Today’s scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. – Nikola Tesla

161454. First you have to spread on the rust performer, then you add a coat of protective enamel, and then you spray on the satin finish so you look good. – Vinny Testaverde

161455. When you’re on the road, you have to be louder and you have to communicate. That’s really the bottom line. – Vinny Testaverde

161456. I’m excited, happy, nervous, anxious, all those feelings about playing for the Jets again. If I didn’t have high expectations, I wouldn’t come back here. – Vinny Testaverde

161457. When I came back, I wasn’t looking past this year. This is a bonus for me. I just wish it would have turned out a little better, but we all don’t get what we want all the time. – Vinny Testaverde

161458. The rights of the weak are not weaker rights, but are completely equal to the rights of the strong. – Dionigi Tettamanzi

161459. Currently, I bowl regional tournaments out of the PBA Southern Region. – Joe Tex

161460. I started bowling when I was 14, my freshman year in high school. – Joe Tex

161461. I vividly remember bowling 20 + games a day, 2 or 3 times a week. – Joe Tex

161462. I was born on May 17, 1979, in Newark, New Jersey. – Joe Tex

161463. Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area, and I’ve lived here ever since (with a few years of living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days). – Joe Tex

161464. Well, my hand never fell off, and within no time, I was bowling competitively in leagues and tournaments. – Joe Tex

161465. Bravery never goes out of fashion. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161466. A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161467. There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161468. An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161469. Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161470. Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161471. Follow your honest convictions and be strong. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161472. Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161473. I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161474. I would rather make my name than inherit it. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161475. If a secret history of books could be written, and the author’s private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader! – William Makepeace Thackeray

161476. It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161477. A good laugh is sunshine in the house. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161478. It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161479. The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161480. Remember, it’s as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161481. People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161482. People hate as they love, unreasonably. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161483. Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161484. Next to excellence is the appreciation of it. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161485. Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161486. It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161487. There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161488. Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind? – William Makepeace Thackeray

161489. The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161490. To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161491. What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy’s tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161492. When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161493. Except for the young or very happy, I can’t say I am sorry for anyone who dies. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161494. When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161495. It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161496. ‘Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161497. The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161498. Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161499. Dinner was made for eating, not for talking. – William Makepeace Thackeray

161500. A story never looks as good as when the other fellow buys it. – Irving Thalberg

161501. Credit you give yourself is not worth having. – Irving Thalberg

161502. Forget it, Louis, no Civil War picture ever made a nickel. – Irving Thalberg

161503. Novelty is always welcome but talking pictures are just a fad. – Irving Thalberg

161504. The movie medium will eventually take its place as art because there is no other medium of interest to so many people. – Irving Thalberg

161505. Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those who have nothing else possess hope still. – Thales

161506. Nothing is more active than thought, for it travels over the universe, and nothing is stronger than necessity for all must submit to it. – Thales

161507. The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. – Thales

161508. Then they held my mouth shut for a while and hit me in the face, and with a whip across chest and back. I then collapsed, rolled on the floor, always keeping face down and no longer replied to any of their questions. – Ernst Thalmann

161509. Every conceivable cruel method of blackmail was used against me to obtain by force and at all costs confessions and statements both about comrades who had been arrested, and about political activities. – Ernst Thalmann

161510. Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace. – U. Thant

161511. The war we have to wage today has only one goal and that is to make the world safe for diversity. – U. Thant

161512. Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves. – U. Thant

161513. I learned very early that an audience would relax and look at things differently if they felt they could laugh with you from time to time. There’s an energy that comes through the release of tension that is laughter. – Twyla Tharp

161514. I never studied with Balanchine, but his work was very important to me. – Twyla Tharp

161515. A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet. I’m beginning to think that walls are very unhealthy things. – Twyla Tharp

161516. Any comic is a tragic soul. Comedy is one of the things that allows one to survive. Particularly if one has been in the process of separating off the emotions, it’s one place you can process them. – Twyla Tharp

161517. Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. – Twyla Tharp

161518. Dance has never been a particularly easy life, and everybody knows that. – Twyla Tharp

161519. I don’t mean this, but I’m going to say it anyway. I don’t really think of pop art and serious art as being that far apart. – Twyla Tharp

161520. I don’t think politicians should be allowed into power who are not familiar with their bodies, because that’s where our bottom line is. And I know that they would make totally different decisions if they felt responsible simply for their own bodies. – Twyla Tharp

161521. I have not wanted to intimidate audiences. I have not wanted my dancing to be an elitist form. That doesn’t mean I haven’t wanted it to be excellent. – Twyla Tharp

161522. I have the wherewithal to challenge myself for my entire life. That’s a great gift. – Twyla Tharp

161523. In those days, male dancers were a rarer breed than women. as they are still today, A good male dancer, one as strong as we were, was very difficult to come by if you couldn’t afford to pay them. – Twyla Tharp

161524. The only thing I fear more than change is no change. The business of being static makes me nuts. – Twyla Tharp

161525. In terms of individuals who actually inspired me, very few of the academic people that I had access to had that power over me. Maybe it’s simply because I wasn’t that committed to geometry. – Twyla Tharp

161526. I’m not one who divides music, dance or art into various categories. Either something works, or it doesn’t. – Twyla Tharp

161527. I would have to challenge the term, modern dance. I don’t really use that term in relation to my work. I simply think of it as dancing. I think of it as moving. – Twyla Tharp

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161528. I was privileged to be able to study a year with Martha Graham, the last year she was teaching. – Twyla Tharp

161529. I thought I had to make an impact on history. I had to become the greatest choreographer of my time. That was my mission. Posterity deals with us however it sees fit. But I gave it 20 years of my best shot. – Twyla Tharp

161530. I think that anyone who’s pushed to do the very best that they can is privileged. It’s a luxury. – Twyla Tharp

161531. I think people want very much to simplify their lives enough so that they can control the things that make it possible to sleep at night. – Twyla Tharp

161532. It is extremely arrogant and very foolish to think that you can ever outwit your audience. – Twyla Tharp

161533. It was not until I had graduated from college that I made a professional commitment to it. Frankly, I didn’t think it wise. I was my own interior parental force, and it’s very difficult to justify a profession as a dancer. – Twyla Tharp

161534. My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment. – Twyla Tharp

161535. Optimism with some experience behind it is much more energizing than plain old experience with a certain degree of cynicism. – Twyla Tharp

161536. The necessity to constantly turn in an excellent performance, to be absolutely wedded to this dedication and this ideal means that as a child you’re going to pay for it personally. – Twyla Tharp

161537. The rewards of dancing are very different from choreographing. – Twyla Tharp

161538. I started formal piano training when I was 4. From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand. – Twyla Tharp

161539. There’s this expression called postmodernism, which is kind of silly, and destroys a perfectly good word called modern, which now no longer means anything. – Twyla Tharp

161540. With each piece I’ve completed I have worked to make it intact, and each of them has been an equal high. It’s like children. A mother refuses to pick out one as a favorite, and I can’t do any better with the dances. – Twyla Tharp

161541. The formal education that I received made little sense to me. – Twyla Tharp

161542. I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly. – Twyla Tharp

161543. I don’t know what reception I’m at, but for God’s sake give me a gin and tonic. – Denis Thatcher

161544. The whole of the situation of the Conservative Party today springs from that night when they dismissed the best prime minister the country had had since Churchill. – Denis Thatcher

161545. It would have been a very, very good thing if the next election after Margaret went we had lost. – Denis Thatcher

161546. I think she was ready to go. Not to be kicked out. Go at the top. Undefeated. – Denis Thatcher

161547. And certainly don’t get caught by the press having too much to drink, you now, that sort of thing. – Denis Thatcher

161548. What it meant to me: a happy life, of course, companionship, of course. A common objective, I think. – Denis Thatcher

161549. More people deserted our party and we have never recovered. – Denis Thatcher

161550. I wasn’t absolutely too sure where the Falklands was, and I didn’t want to make a bloody fool of myself. – Denis Thatcher

161551. It’s a funny old world. – Margaret Thatcher

161552. I like Mr Gorbachev, we can do business together. – Margaret Thatcher

161553. No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary – not the top jobs. Anyway, I wouldn’t want to be prime minister; you have to give yourself 100 percent. – Margaret Thatcher

161554. It’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election. – Margaret Thatcher

161555. I love argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job. – Margaret Thatcher

161556. No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he’d only had good intentions; he had money as well. – Margaret Thatcher

161557. A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us. – Margaret Thatcher

161558. Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country. – Margaret Thatcher

161559. Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t. – Margaret Thatcher

161560. Being prime minister is a lonely job… you cannot lead from the crowd. – Margaret Thatcher

161561. Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend. – Margaret Thatcher

161562. Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. – Margaret Thatcher

161563. Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. – Margaret Thatcher

161564. I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left. – Margaret Thatcher

161565. I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end. – Margaret Thatcher

161566. I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph. – Margaret Thatcher

161567. I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near. – Margaret Thatcher

161568. I owe nothing to Women’s Lib. – Margaret Thatcher

161569. I just owe almost everything to my father and it’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election. – Margaret Thatcher

161570. It pays to know the enemy – not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend. – Margaret Thatcher

161571. I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air. – Margaret Thatcher

161572. I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it. – Margaret Thatcher

161573. I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end. – Margaret Thatcher

161574. I’ve got a woman’s ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it. – Margaret Thatcher

161575. If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim. – Margaret Thatcher

161576. If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing. – Margaret Thatcher

161577. If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you. – Margaret Thatcher

161578. If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing. – Margaret Thatcher

161579. If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. – Margaret Thatcher

161580. If you want to cut your own throat, don’t come to me for a bandage. – Margaret Thatcher

161581. It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake. – Margaret Thatcher

161582. It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs. – Margaret Thatcher

161583. I don’t mind how much my Ministers talk, so long as they do what I say. – Margaret Thatcher

161584. Nothing is more obstinate than a fashionable consensus. – Margaret Thatcher

161585. You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. – Margaret Thatcher

161586. Ought we not to ask the media to agree among themselves a voluntary code of conduct, under which they would not say or show anything which could assist the terrorists’ morale or their cause while the hijack lasted. – Margaret Thatcher

161587. Of course it’s the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story. – Margaret Thatcher

161588. One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex. – Margaret Thatcher

161589. We were told our campaign wasn’t sufficiently slick. We regard that as a compliment. – Margaret Thatcher

161590. There are still people in my party who believe in consensus politics. I regard them as Quislings, as traitors… I mean it. – Margaret Thatcher

161591. There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty. – Margaret Thatcher

161592. Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth. – Margaret Thatcher

161593. There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families. – Margaret Thatcher

161594. Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t. – Margaret Thatcher

161595. This lady is not for turning. – Margaret Thatcher

161596. To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches. – Margaret Thatcher

161597. The battle for women’s rights has been largely won. – Margaret Thatcher

161598. To wear your heart on your sleeve isn’t a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best. – Margaret Thatcher

161599. Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides. – Margaret Thatcher

161600. What Britain needs is an iron lady. – Margaret Thatcher

161601. What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose. – Margaret Thatcher

161602. You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure. – Margaret Thatcher

161603. You don’t tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive. – Margaret Thatcher

161604. Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true. – Margaret Thatcher

161605. Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan. – Margaret Thatcher

161606. People think that at the top there isn’t much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top. – Margaret Thatcher

161607. To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects. – Margaret Thatcher

161608. I don’t know if I can live on my income or not – the government won’t let me try it. – Bob Thaves

161609. It’s not that Good doesn’t triumph over Evil, it’s that the point spread is too small. – Bob Thaves

161610. I think sadly that Morse thinks that he can exist on his own and he only realises at the end that he can’t and never really has been able to. I feel sorry for him. – John Thaw

161611. I was involved in school plays, but when I left school I did a couple of odd jobs as a baker’s apprentice and then as a fruit market porter in Manchester. – John Thaw

161612. I’m an introspective person. I’m not an extrovert. – John Thaw

161613. I’m not an instinctive actor. – John Thaw

161614. In the same way he’s fascinated by crosswords, the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on. – John Thaw

161615. Parts like Morse don’t grow on trees. He’s a great character. – John Thaw

161616. There is no more final end than death. – John Thaw

161617. Watch the mouth, it reveals what the eyes try to hide. – John Thaw

161618. We all know that somebody did it, but how did they find the answer? – John Thaw

161619. We were using a hand-held camera to film the scene when Morse collapses. The camera wouldn’t start. Three times they said action and it still wouldn’t work. To this day, they still don’t know what was wrong. – John Thaw

161620. I think Morse’s thing about being a poor policeman but a good detective is a very good description of him. – John Thaw

161621. No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl’s heart. – Nancy Thayer

161622. It’s never too late – in fiction or in life – to revise. – Nancy Thayer

161623. I was always told that I was too small, too skinny, too slow, not tough enough, and I never ever believed what people told me. – Joe Theismann

161624. I worked hard. I worked late. I went in early. I did everything I could to gain an advantage. – Joe Theismann

161625. No matter how great you are, the next great one is already sitting there waiting to take your place. – Joe Theismann

161626. Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein. – Joe Theismann

161627. Rugby is great. The players don’t wear helmets or padding; they just beat the living daylights out of each other and then go for a beer. I love that. – Joe Theismann

161628. This is a game, first and foremost. There was only one Vince Lombardi, and he died. – Joe Theismann

161629. When I can 10 or 11, my mom was the one out there catching passes for me. She was my prime receiver. – Joe Theismann

161630. I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want a man without money rather than money without a man. – Themistocles

161631. I have with me two gods, Persuasion and Compulsion. – Themistocles

161632. Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense. – Theocritus

161633. Verily, great grace may go with a little gift; and precious are all things that come from a friend. – Theocritus

161634. Faults are beauties in a lover’s eye. – Theocritus

161635. Ah, yes, superstition: it would appear to be cowardice in face of the supernatural. – Theophrastus

161636. We must consider the distinctive characters and the general nature of plants from the point of view of their morphology , their behavior under external conditions, their mode of generation, and the whole course of their life. – Theophrastus

161637. An orator without judgment is a horse without a bridle. – Theophrastus

161638. One may define flattery as a base companionship which is most advantageous to the flatterer. – Theophrastus

161639. The man of petty ambition if invited to dinner will be eager to be set next his host. – Theophrastus

161640. Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend. – Theophrastus

161641. There was one man who was interested in the color of music, the connection between light and music, and that was Einstein. – Leon Theremin

161642. I conceived of an instrument that would create sound without using any mechanical energy, like the conductor of an orchestra. The orchestra plays mechanically, using mechanical energy; the conductor just moves his hands, and his movements have an effect on the music artistry. – Leon Theremin

161643. I am human, and, yeah, I have very bad days. – Charlize Theron

161644. I have very talented people dress me and put my makeup on, stuff like that. But I do love that look, and I think it’s maybe because I grew up on that old glamour. – Charlize Theron

161645. I have been working a lot, and I like it. And you know, it’s hard for me not to. I guess I’ve been working a lot because I get to play with brilliant people. – Charlize Theron

161646. I had called her up a couple of weeks before then, because I had heard this vicious rumour that she did not like the movie. It was very upsetting for me. I am very sensitive to that, because I am portraying her life and did not want her to be unhappy. – Charlize Theron

161647. I guess there are very few actors that I’ve worked with that I would like to work with again. You never think you’ll have that chance and, if we didn’t do Italian Job together, there wouldn’t be another one that could be right. – Charlize Theron

161648. I guess because I pay so much attention to the physical part of the character, I don’t look upon it as like Charlize Theron up there. I don’t think of them as like Charlize Theron films. – Charlize Theron

161649. I do not think that condemning people who murder and killing them necessarily sends out the right message. – Charlize Theron

161650. Hey, I’m a girl, and we like to play dress-up. – Charlize Theron

161651. Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question – I struggle with it morally. – Charlize Theron

161652. At the end, the realization is that she had to get to a place in her life where she could drop her guard and make peace with the fact that whether she had a small amount of time, that she had to kind of live it completely through, instead of living by the rules. – Charlize Theron

161653. At least I know that one film-maker in my career has had the initiative to come to me and thought of me as being capable of doing interesting and complicated work, and so I have a new-found belief that other film-makers will see me in a different way, the way that Patty did. – Charlize Theron

161654. And I was victim to that very early in my career, where I would go into auditions, and I’d be wearing a big T shirt, a big baggy T shirt and loose jeans. You know, to try and show people that there was more to me than just that. – Charlize Theron

161655. And I do think that earlier in my career, I did make a very conscious decision to make sure that I was doing work that wasn’t necessarily given to me, and that people didn’t necessarily think that I would be able to do. – Charlize Theron

161656. And doing a film in that period, and having to really celebrate what they wore back then, how they sat and how they spoke. You know, what the etiquette was back then for a lady. All of those things are like putting on a wig and transforming yourself, which I love. – Charlize Theron

161657. I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe. – Charlize Theron

161658. Something I learned very early on in my career is that there are a lot of things that you do not have any power over. – Charlize Theron

161659. So I did that for a long time in my career, and I waited for parts to play myself just physically down a little bit. But I do feel like I’m at a place in my career now where I don’t necessarily fret about that too much anymore. – Charlize Theron

161660. I like what I do, and I’m very fortunate now to be in a very nice place. Which is that I don’t have to work anymore. So the work that I do now is purely because I really want to. – Charlize Theron

161661. I mean I tried to transform myself through characters throughout my career. – Charlize Theron

161662. I mean, I’m new but I’ve always been very interested in film making process and I’ve been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested – that the producer part of me was natural. – Charlize Theron

161663. I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks. – Charlize Theron

161664. I think in life we want to challenge ourselves. – Charlize Theron

161665. I think of myself as a highly sexual creature. – Charlize Theron

161666. I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves, because then they just get labeled. – Charlize Theron

161667. I’d love to get pajamas. Good, nice and warm flannel ones. – Charlize Theron

161668. I’m happy for people who want to get married. It’s not my thing. – Charlize Theron

161669. If I don’t like seeing myself on the screen, I think when I start seeing that, that’s when I think I’ll stop. – Charlize Theron

161670. They really stay just characters to me. I look at them, and I don’t see always the same person up there. And hopefully, people will see that too. Because it’s very easy to bore people, and that’s a killer. So hopefully that won’t happen. – Charlize Theron

161671. So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards – well, you have no control over that. – Charlize Theron

161672. There’s only so much you can do, but if somebody doesn’t give you a chance there is nothing you can do. – Charlize Theron

161673. When they watch a movie and they know that you’re in a relationship, you just kind of watch that constantly. – Charlize Theron

161674. Yet there’s a hunger in me still. I’m like only beginning. I feel like I still have so much to learn. – Charlize Theron

161675. You always have this fear in a movie of just being somebody’s woman. – Charlize Theron

161676. You can never get to a place of comfort in this business. As soon as you hit that little cushy spot, somebody’s gonna kick you out. So I have a constant need to do it better. – Charlize Theron

161677. If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots of hair color and high heels. – Charlize Theron

161678. There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage. – Alexander Theroux

161679. Artists are never complete people. But if it’s art that completes them, then what is taken away? – Alexander Theroux

161680. Being natural is one of the most irritating poses I know in people. – Alexander Theroux

161681. Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging. – Alexander Theroux

161682. It’s true, you can never eat a pet you name. And anyway, it would be like a ventriloquist eating his dummy. – Alexander Theroux

161683. Silence is the unbearable repartee. – Alexander Theroux

161684. Writing is pretty crummy on the nerves. – Paul Theroux

161685. You define a good flight by negatives: you didn’t get hijacked, you didn’t crash, you didn’t throw up, you weren’t late, you weren’t nauseated by the food. So you are grateful. – Paul Theroux

161686. The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson’s on the main drag into maturity. – Paul Theroux

161687. Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us. – Paul Theroux

161688. Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. – Paul Theroux

161689. Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going. – Paul Theroux

161690. Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind. – Paul Theroux

161691. Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing. – Paul Theroux

161692. Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. – Paul Theroux

161693. I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better. – Paul Theroux

161694. It is usually expensive and lonely to be principled. – Paul Theroux

161695. The Australian Book of Etiquette is a very slim volume. – Paul Theroux

161696. The Japanese have perfected good manners and made them indistinguishable from rudeness. – Paul Theroux

161697. There are probably more annoying things than being hectored about African development by a wealthy Irish rock star in a cowboy hat, but I can’t think of one at the moment. – Paul Theroux

161698. Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art. – Paul Theroux

161699. To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. – Phyllis Theroux

161700. I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation. – Phyllis Theroux

161701. Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom. – Phyllis Theroux

161702. I remember things that happened sixty years ago, but if you ask me where I left my car keys five minutes ago, that’s sometimes a problem. – Lou Thesz

161703. Friday was Atlanta. That was fifteen bucks. Once a month, we made a six hundred mile trip from Indianapolis down to Atlanta, and at fifteen dollars, by the time you feed yourself and buy gasoline, you’re minus about ten bucks. – Lou Thesz

161704. I’d only read a bit of the first book. And I just knew about all the media furor over it. But I’d not read books 2 or 3. I’d just read a bit of it. And I’d seen the films. – David Thewlis

161705. Yeah, well that’s the best thing about it, I think, is knowing kids and kids getting mental when they know you’re in it. Any kid you meet and anyone I know tells the kid you’re in it and they get short of breath. – David Thewlis

161706. Well I am afraid that I am going to die, because I have just put a down payment on a house. – David Thewlis

161707. The very best thing about doing it is seeing the reaction on kid’s faces when you tell them you’ve done it. – David Thewlis

161708. It wasn’t the greatest script in the world, but not many people can say they’ve played a wicked king in a swashbuckling Arthurian special-effects monster movie. – David Thewlis

161709. I was still listening to the Beatles until I came here, you know. – David Thewlis

161710. I met the Coens here a few years ago and they said they liked my work. – David Thewlis

161711. I had such a nice time making it, and I can’t wait to make the fifth one. The whole crew were just really, really lovely. All the costume people, the make-up girls, the kids – even my driver. – David Thewlis

161712. I don’t think Alfonso was a big expert on Potter either. He was feeling his way through it more than I was. – David Thewlis

161713. And it was only released in London last week, so when I go back to England Monday or whatever, I am expecting heaps of adulation. I’m hoping there is. If that doesn’t happen I will be disappointed. – David Thewlis

161714. Restoration I did because I really loved e novel and I like Michael Hoffman, who directed it, but it wasn’t a really challenging part for me. I’m not critical of the film: I just don’t think I gave a very interesting performance. – David Thewlis

161715. Lucy took care of me on the set, and made sure that none of the crew cussed around me. She also had birthday parties for me and made sure that they were well attended. – Keith Thibodeaux

161716. In fact, I was one of the few trusted people that Lucy allowed to play with their kids. I spent time at their summer home, rode horses at their ranch, and swam at their beach house. I even spent a Christmas with them at Palm Springs one year. – Keith Thibodeaux

161717. My talent for playing the drums was a gift from God. – Keith Thibodeaux

161718. The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend. I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set. – Keith Thibodeaux

161719. I liked Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, and that is the kind of character that I would like to have played. That would have been more in tune with who I really was. – Keith Thibodeaux

161720. George Reeves was really Superman in my eyes. For him to come on the set and be there was a treat for me. – Keith Thibodeaux

161721. Dad bought me a toy drum one Christmas, and I eventually destroyed it. I wanted a real drum and he bought me a snare drum. Dad continued to buy me one drum after the other. – Keith Thibodeaux

161722. I would rather have played a character like Opie than Little Ricky. – Keith Thibodeaux

161723. The cast called her Lucy, but everyone else called her Mrs. Ball. She was honest with people. If she liked you, you knew it. If she didn’t, you knew it, also. – Keith Thibodeaux

161724. I’m a big proponent of having a mental health component go along with whatever the physical realities are. – Alan Thicke

161725. We look for opportunities to play together including basketball, tennis, swimming, riding bikes and touch football. I try to provide a loving environment where we can play. I think that’s good on so many levels – emotionally, for family interactions and, of course, physically. – Alan Thicke

161726. There are psychological repercussions to illness and we need a little more help to get through the effects not only on the afflicted but on the family. And I think there’s even a place for humor in that. – Alan Thicke

161727. So we had psychiatrists and counselors and therapists around the set regularly, especially for those scenes in which Jason would be dealing with a patient to make sure we were doing it all appropriately. – Alan Thicke

161728. So there was a constant flow and a thin line there between reality and television and yes, much of what I was experiencing in my real life was also what was going on in the television show to the extent that I had to take writers’ advice and from the counselors around. – Alan Thicke

161729. On a selfish basis, I really enjoy sports and activity. – Alan Thicke

161730. My two boys were the same ages as the kids in the show. In real life or in between the breaks I was raising two kids off camera who were not unlike the two kids who were being paid to be my kids. – Alan Thicke

161731. My priority is to turn people – especially kids – on to sports and being active so they don’t even have to think about it being good for their health. If people participate for the fun of it, and believe me – it is fun, then fitness programs will be much more successful. – Alan Thicke

161732. It’s always been said that comedy comes mostly out of the dark side anyway. – Alan Thicke

161733. If one tends to be a humorous person and you have a sense of humor the rest of your life then you can certainly lighten the load, I think, by bringing that to your trials and tribulations. It’s easy to have a sense of humor when everything is going well. – Alan Thicke

161734. I’m not able to go in with an act that I use month to month year to year all the time. It’s constantly evolving and changing and that keeps me on my toes but certainly adds to the challenge. – Alan Thicke

161735. I’ll be on my third honeymoon, so I’m more of an authority than I care to be. – Alan Thicke

161736. I wouldn’t call myself a standup in the presence of Jerry Seinfeld or Chris Rock, but I do my share of it and it has been and remains part of my activity and I like it. – Alan Thicke

161737. Family involvement is a valuable thing and playing together actively can be the ’90s version of it. Instead of just watching, you can do it together… something we don’t spend enough time on. We can motivate and excite each other about fitness. – Alan Thicke

161738. And introduce an element of cynicism and darkness into it and just realize that we’re all vulnerable. We are humans. There is a finite end to this life and we’re all going to face it and a little silliness can help. – Alan Thicke

161739. About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy, medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load. – Alan Thicke

161740. As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities. – Alan Thicke

161741. If it is a first offense, you ground them and have a talk. The second offense would call for counseling. – Alan Thicke

161742. Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it. – Alan Thicke

161743. My father bought me a little cardboard accordion, and when I was three I got this little machine. – Toots Thielemans

161744. My parents had a pub and each Sunday there was an accordionist. They have told me that when I was in my cradle, I already was imitating the gestures of the musician. – Toots Thielemans

161745. The harmonica is a great instrument. – Toots Thielemans

161746. Today jazz is still very much alive. Everywhere I go there’s a new generation of musicians. – Toots Thielemans

161747. Well, being a jazz musician is not a rose garden! – Toots Thielemans

161748. You can be in Tokyo or Alberta at four in the morning in your hotel and you can still practice if you feel like it. A trombone cannot do that at four in the morning. – Toots Thielemans

161749. And if I have a strong point, it’s that I like to believe it’s not cheap or schmaltzy sentimentality. – Toots Thielemans

161750. The king reigns but does not govern. – Louis Adolphe Thiers

161751. In politics it is necessary to take nothing tragically and everything seriously. – Louis Adolphe Thiers

161752. My mom always taught me to be sweet and polite and cross my legs because it’s what the guys like. Actually, they like a raunchy girl once in a while. – Tiffani Amber Thiessen

161753. I have more zits now than I did as a teenager. Stress zits. – Tiffani Amber Thiessen

161754. But the United States did not keep its word. Is an American’s word reliable these days? – Nguyen Van Thieu

161755. Don’t listen to what the Communists say, but look at what they do. – Nguyen Van Thieu

161756. The United States did not keep its promise to help us fight for freedom and it was in the same fight that the United States lost 50,000 of its young men. – Nguyen Van Thieu

161757. You ran away and left us to do the job that you could not do. – Nguyen Van Thieu

161758. If someone is not happy with one thing we either tweak it until they’re happy with it. We all know where that line is, where you have to be three hands up. – Brandon Thomas

161759. All the bands get along really well. That’s one of the biggest things on a tour. It’s great to get all these cool bands together, but if they don’t get along it sucks. – Brandon Thomas

161760. It’s about putting the pedal to the metal and not asking any questions at all and just going for it. – Brandon Thomas

161761. Just stay real and stay a real person. – Brandon Thomas

161762. Music is pretty much the lifestyle, not the music itself. The lifestyle really pulled me off the street. Made me want to do something organized and positive. – Brandon Thomas

161763. Solace is my favorite song. It was the last song we wrote for the record. It was right when we really started to mesh as far as music goes and we started really connecting with each other. – Brandon Thomas

161764. There is a very good chance I could have been a screw-up for the rest of my life. – Brandon Thomas

161765. Florida has been really cool to us. This is our first big club tour, and Pennywise has been really nice. – Brandon Thomas

161766. Even though we’re not the most punk rock band, the way we’ve done things is pretty punk rock. Just kinda say it with a big middle finger to the record labels and do it ourselves. – Brandon Thomas

161767. Government has a legitimate function, but the private sector has one too, and it is superior. In other words, people are better than institutions. – Cal Thomas

161768. The difference between the more traditional sports clubs and Congress is that Congress doesn’t really compete against another team. – Cal Thomas

161769. Sometimes people need a kick in the pants to get them to do what they would be doing if government weren’t there as a perpetual parent. – Cal Thomas

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161770. Politicians have limited power. They can’t impose morality on themselves. How can they impose it on the country? – Cal Thomas

161771. People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government. – Cal Thomas

161772. One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician’s objective. Election and power are. – Cal Thomas

161773. No power on earth is greater than a mind and soul reawakened. Our Constitution begins ‘we the people’, not ‘us the government’. – Cal Thomas

161774. In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it. – Cal Thomas

161775. As pressure grows to ease the financial burden on social security, pressure will also grow to eliminate the elderly and infirm to ‘free up’ more money for the ‘fit’ and those who contribute more than they take from society. – Cal Thomas

161776. America’s most dangerous diseases have developed an immunity to politics. We suffer not from a failure of political organization or power, but a failure of love. – Cal Thomas

161777. In violent streets and broken homes, the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but for more conscience and character. – Cal Thomas

161778. Freedom is a lonely battle, but if the United States doesn’t lead it – sometimes imperfectly, but mostly with honor – who will? – Cal Thomas

161779. I think segregation is bad, I think it’s wrong, it’s immoral. I’d fight against it with every breath in my body, but you don’t need to sit next to a white person to learn how to read and write. The NAACP needs to say that. – Clarence Thomas

161780. Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road, becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy. – Clarence Thomas

161781. But I know that the vote of 9 out of 10 black Americans for the Democratic Party or for leftist kinds of policies just is not reflective of their opinions. – Clarence Thomas

161782. But what I believe is that if a person’s individual rights or right to be a part of our economic system is violated under statute, we aggressively go after it. But we don’t issue mandates to businesses that you’ve got to do this and you’ve got to do that. – Clarence Thomas

161783. Even as someone who’s labeled a conservative – I’m a Republican I’m black, I’m heading up this organization in the Reagan administration – I can say that conservatives don’t exactly break their necks to tell blacks that they’re welcome. – Clarence Thomas

161784. Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. – Clarence Thomas

161785. I do think that our freedoms are at risk. – Clarence Thomas

161786. I don’t know one of my friends who is considered a conservative who has not had to go back and thoroughly think through everything. You do a lot of soul-searching – ’cause we are not going to win any popularity contests. – Clarence Thomas

161787. I have to admit that I’m one of those people that thinks the dishwasher is a miracle. – Clarence Thomas

161788. And I don’t think that government has a role in telling people how to live their lives. Maybe a minister does, maybe your belief in God does, maybe there’s another set of moral codes, but I don’t think government has a role. – Clarence Thomas

161789. I think Juan stopped short – he got halfway to the destination and got off the train. He is certainly an excellent writer and a good person, but I’m not a nationalist. – Clarence Thomas

161790. I certainly have some very strong libertarian leanings, yes. – Clarence Thomas

161791. I think, though, if I had to look at the role of government and what it does in people’s lives, I see the EEOC as having much more legitimacy than the others, if properly run. – Clarence Thomas

161792. I was sympathetic to virtually all groups that wanted to get away from the old system. – Clarence Thomas

161793. I’ been very partial to Malcolm X, particularly his self-help teachings. – Clarence Thomas

161794. It really bugs me that someone will tell me, after I spent 20 years being educated, how I’m supposed to think. – Clarence Thomas

161795. Oh, I don’t think Tom Sowell would tell anybody to join the administration. That’s not his style. But I think his attitude has always been if it had to be done he’d prefer me to do it than somebody else. – Clarence Thomas

161796. The myths that are created about the South, about the way we grew up, about black people, are wrong. – Clarence Thomas

161797. The thing that bothered me when I was in college was that I saw myself rejecting the way of life that got me to where I was. – Clarence Thomas

161798. Unfortunately, the reality was that, for political reasons or whatever, there was a need to enforce antidiscrimination laws, or at least there was a perceived need to do that. – Clarence Thomas

161799. We’ve talked more about civil rights after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 than we talked about it before 1964. – Clarence Thomas

161800. When you look at where the real problems are among minorities in our society, particularly blacks, it’s at the bottom. It’s the people who are in school systems that don’t educate, neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime, drugs, the whole bit. – Clarence Thomas

161801. I tend to really be partial to Ayn Rand, and to The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. – Clarence Thomas

161802. I don’t believe in quotas. America was founded on a philosophy of individual rights, not group rights. – Clarence Thomas

161803. You stuff somebody into the American dream, and it becomes a prison. – Craig L. Thomas

161804. We are in a war on terrorism. We need to conduct that war and take it to the terrorists, not here at home. – Craig L. Thomas

161805. The war being fought in Afghanistan and Iraq is bringing about a fundamental change to the environment that has given rise and power to the extremists who export terrorism. – Craig L. Thomas

161806. The largest single contributor to Iraq’s security is that effort of Iraqi people who continue to step forward to join the various Iraqi security forces. – Craig L. Thomas

161807. Japan is dealing us a dead hand. For two years we have watched the Japanese drag their feet and we can’t let them continue to slam the door in our faces. – Craig L. Thomas

161808. It is being alleged that the Federal Government is ‘cutting’ spending. In fact, we are not ‘cutting’ anything. Defense spending under this budget would rise by 4.3 percent over last year. Other discretionary spending would also rise. – Craig L. Thomas

161809. Despite the negativity coming from the President’s opponents, the United States remains fully committed to assisting the Iraqis in restoring security and rebuilding their nation. – Craig L. Thomas

161810. All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don’t discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others. – Danny Thomas

161811. Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others. – Danny Thomas

161812. In the beginning there was nothing and God said ‘Let there be light’, and there was still nothing but everybody could see it. – Dave Thomas

161813. You can do what you want to do. You can be what you want to be. – Dave Thomas

161814. What people forget is that every movie that gets made keeps making money for somebody FOREVER. – Dave Thomas

161815. There’s no one to stop you but yourself. – Dave Thomas

161816. The anger that appears to be building up between the sexes becomes more virulent with every day that passes. And far from women taking the blame… the fact is that men are invariably portrayed as the bad guys. Being a good man is like being a good Nazi. – Dave Thomas

161817. It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they’ll keep coming back. – Dave Thomas

161818. If there are things you don’t like in the world you grew up in, make your own life different. – Dave Thomas

161819. I think the harder you work, the more luck you have. – Dave Thomas

161820. It was the closest to purgatory that I’ve ever experienced while I’ve been living. – Dave Thomas

161821. I would make my mom buy me the toy doctor kit. – Debi Thomas

161822. For as long as I can really remember, I wanted to be a doctor. – Debi Thomas

161823. I am not really sure how I got interested in medicine. – Debi Thomas

161824. I begged my mom to let me start skating. – Debi Thomas

161825. I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice. – Debi Thomas

161826. I tell people I’m too stupid to know what’s impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true. – Debi Thomas

161827. I watch a lot of professional skating, and I am really looking forward to going to nationals. – Debi Thomas

161828. The Olympics: not one of my better memories. – Debi Thomas

161829. My skating is a very emotional thing that comes from the heart, never doing it for the medal. – Debi Thomas

161830. What was most important to me at the Olympics was going out there and performing my best. When I messed up the first jump combination, which was my big move, it hit me that I messed up the program of my life. – Debi Thomas

161831. Probably the ’86 nationals. That was my first real national title and first real statement I ever made in figure skating, and my life changed after I returned. – Debi Thomas

161832. Right now I am doing my residency in orthopedic research. – Debi Thomas

161833. So I went for engineering, specifically product design, which I enjoyed. – Debi Thomas

161834. I was always very strong in math, physics and calculus. – Debi Thomas

161835. Don’t be too harsh to these poems until they’re typed. I always think typescript lends some sort of certainty: at least, if the things are bad then, they appear to be bad with conviction. – Dylan Thomas

161836. Never be lucid, never state, if you would be regarded great. – Dylan Thomas

161837. There is only one position for an artist anywhere; and that is upright. – Dylan Thomas

161838. Do not go gentle into that good night. – Dylan Thomas

161839. Washington isn’t a city, it’s an abstraction. – Dylan Thomas

161840. An alcoholic is someone you don’t like who drinks as much as you do. – Dylan Thomas

161841. Somebody’s boring me. I think it’s me. – Dylan Thomas

161842. The function of posterity is to look after itself. – Dylan Thomas

161843. The land of my fathers. My fathers can have it. – Dylan Thomas

161844. Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn’t do to upset one’s own vanity. – Dylan Thomas

161845. When one burns one’s bridges, what a very nice fire it makes. – Dylan Thomas

161846. Though lovers be lost love shall not. – Dylan Thomas

161847. These poems, with all their crudities, doubts, and confusions, are written for the love of Man and in praise of God, and I’d be a damn’ fool if they weren’t. – Dylan Thomas

161848. Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas

161849. My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. – Dylan Thomas

161850. I’ve just had eighteen straight whiskies. I think that’s the record. – Dylan Thomas

161851. I went on all over the States, ranting poems to enthusiastic audiences that, the week before, had been equally enthusiastic about lectures on Railway Development or the Modern Turkish Essay. – Dylan Thomas

161852. He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest. – Dylan Thomas

161853. Great is the hand that holds dominion over man by a scribbled name. – Dylan Thomas

161854. Go on thinking that you don’t need to be read and you’ll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone; and the public won’t feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party. – Dylan Thomas

161855. Dylan talked copiously, then stopped. ‘Somebody’s boring me,’ he said, ‘I think it’s me.’ – Dylan Thomas

161856. But time has set its maggot on their track. – Dylan Thomas

161857. We’re understanding what Obama is. He is the great teacher. He is this guy that stands above everybody. There’s some condescension in it, but he stands above everybody and says, ‘Now, listen. You people have to stop blaming each other unreasonably. You have to get along here and I am going to show you the way.’ It is a pretty brave role in many ways. – Evan Thomas

161858. American boys should not be seen dying on the nightly news. Wars should be over in three days or less, or before Congress invokes the War Powers Resolution. – Evan Thomas

161859. I don’t think the Republicans would appreciate the comparison, but they’re exactly like the Labor Party in England in the 1970s. They’re letting their extremists take them straight down. The same thing is going to happen – they had to disappear for a while and when they reinvented themselves they did it with moderates, they did it with Tony Blair. – Evan Thomas

161860. Rush Limbaugh is good for the party. Drive it all the way down, take it down as low as it can go, make complete fools of themselves, because it’s always darkest before the dawn, and then maybe a moderate can come in and rescue them. – Evan Thomas

161861. Victory must be assured in advance. And the American public must be all for it from the outset. – Evan Thomas

161862. Wars should be over in three days or less… and the American people must be all for it from the outset. – Evan Thomas

161863. We were promised a simpler life, and technology has only complicated our lives. – Freeman Thomas

161864. Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition. – Freeman Thomas

161865. We think there’s a huge opportunity in smaller vehicles. Smaller vehicles done in an American way. – Freeman Thomas

161866. It’s time for women to make their voices heard. Their silence on the subject of war and peace is deafening. – Helen Thomas

161867. All presidents rail against the press. It goes with the turf. – Helen Thomas

161868. But when will our leaders learn – war is not the answer. – Helen Thomas

161869. Every President hates the Press. – Helen Thomas

161870. Every president thinks that all information that comes to the White House is their private preserve after they all promise an open administration on the campaign trail, but some are more secretive than others. Some want to lock down everything. – Helen Thomas

161871. I covered two presidents, LBJ and Nixon, who could no longer convince, persuade, or govern, once people had decided they had no credibility, but we seem to be more tolerant now of what I think we should not tolerate. – Helen Thomas

161872. I don’t think a tough question is disrespectful. – Helen Thomas

161873. I think I’ll work all my life. When you’re having fun, why stop having fun? – Helen Thomas

161874. I’m covering the worst president in American history. – Helen Thomas

161875. If we care about the children, the grandchildren, the future generations, we need to make sure that they do not become the cannon fodder of the future. – Helen Thomas

161876. This is the worst President ever. He George W. Bush is the worst President in all of American history. – Helen Thomas

161877. There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred – by living our ideals, the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers, exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans. – Helen Thomas

161878. We got the vote, which we should’ve been born with, in 1920. Everything we’ve had to struggle for – it’s ridiculous. – Helen Thomas

161879. We in the press have a special role since there is no other institution in our society that can hold the President accountable. I do believe that our democracy can endure and prevail only if the American people are informed. – Helen Thomas

161880. We won’t really know what will happen until it happens. – Helen Thomas

161881. When you’re in the news business, you always expect the unexpected. – Helen Thomas

161882. You don’t spread democracy through the barrel of a gun. – Helen Thomas

161883. The day Dick Cheney is going to run for president, I’ll kill myself. All we need is another liar… I think he’d like to run, but it would be a sad day for the country if he does. – Helen Thomas

161884. The White House used to belong to the American people. At least that’s what I learned from history books and from covering every president starting with John F. Kennedy. – Helen Thomas

161885. I can’t stay in L.A. too long or it starts to grow on me in a bad way. – Henry Thomas

161886. I’ve got a lot of crazy plans. – Henry Thomas

161887. If I can generate enough income, I’d like to get a castle, a historic castle that I can restore. – Henry Thomas

161888. I was getting a lot of hassles from the public. Everybody recognized me. – Henry Thomas

161889. It’s really important to go back to where you come from. – Henry Thomas

161890. It’s harder to laugh than to cry. – Henry Thomas

161891. I have horses, I drive a truck, and I wear cowboy boots. First I’m a Texan. – Henry Thomas

161892. Even if I had a tuxedo I wouldn’t wear it to school. – Henry Thomas

161893. Carloads of tourists would photograph the family mailbox, and there was weird mail, death threats. – Henry Thomas

161894. I think it’s great when girls are artistic. – Henry Thomas

161895. It’s hard to get people to overcome the thought that they have to take care of themselves first. It’s hard to get players to give in to the group and become selfless as opposed to selfish. – Isaiah Thomas

161896. Larry Brown thought Steve Francis was a Larry Brown type of player. – Isaiah Thomas

161897. Most players in this league say they want consistency. – Isaiah Thomas

161898. The biggest difference is in the leadership. It was better for us. We had more coaches and mentors to help us. A lot of the younger players today suffer from a lack of direction. – Isaiah Thomas

161899. I’ve always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I’m going to make the next one. – Isaiah Thomas

161900. All of those things had been talked about, suggested, rumored, as a manager and as a member of the Knicks organization, I couldn’t allow myself to think that way or believe that. – Isaiah Thomas

161901. I’ll continue to try to make changes to better improve the team. – Isaiah Thomas

161902. I would still like to get more athletic and have players that can really cover what’s going on in the game. – Isaiah Thomas

161903. I want to see if the player communicates with his teammates and how he responds to coaching. Another thing to remember is players’ bodies can develop better than their skills. – Isaiah Thomas

161904. I love what I’m doing. – Isaiah Thomas

161905. I can’t think of any NBA team over the last few years that lost three starters. And we replaced them basically with three guys who really haven’t played in this league. – Isaiah Thomas

161906. I believe in the players and what I’ve put together and we’ll make it work. – Isaiah Thomas

161907. My greatest gift that I have in life is basketball. – Isaiah Thomas

161908. Everybody wants to be perfect. – Isaiah Thomas

161909. My first choice was to work it out with Larry Brown. I needed Larry and I gave him 50 million bucks. This is a situation that I’m in and I’ll handle it and I’ll make it work. – Isaiah Thomas

161910. You’re always at war with the guy on the other bench. You pick up their patterns. That’s what I got the most out of this year. I know what other coaches like to do. – Isaiah Thomas

161911. You have to develop your whole game to completion. – Isaiah Thomas

161912. We were going to have to experiment, and we needed to develop our younger players. And a lot of the changes were because of injuries. But that’s where I give a lot of credit to the group in terms of being able to maintain things. – Isaiah Thomas

161913. We decided to either try trades or just go with older players. If you do that and let contracts expire you can be in the lottery for about four or five years and expect your fans to be patient. – Isaiah Thomas

161914. The type of athletes we draft still need types of versatility on the defense side of the ball, run the offense. You should still be concerned on the offense side of the ball. – Isaiah Thomas

161915. My thought has always been completion. Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better. You have to do all those things in the course of a game. – Isaiah Thomas

161916. It’s been made clear to all of us that a player should never leave the playing field and go into the stands. – Isaiah Thomas

161917. How can I tell the eighth or ninth man on the team that I want you to work hard every day and I want you to improve and get better, but while you’re doing that you’re not going to get any minutes? – Isaiah Thomas

161918. It was important to me to believe, because if I don’t believe, how can I expect them to believe? – Isaiah Thomas

161919. Instead of me telling them what they need to work on, I wanted to hear from them what they needed to work on. – Isaiah Thomas

161920. If all I’m remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I’ve done a bad job with the rest of my life. – Isaiah Thomas

161921. I’ve been in pressure situations before. All my life it’s been about pressure and having to get it done. Just because you say it publicly, it does not make me afraid of it or make me shy away from it. – Isaiah Thomas

161922. It wasn’t about the X’s and the O’s and the strategy; it was more about keeping 12 guys focused and committed to a task. That group dynamic, and then helping them to grow as people and basketball players. – Isaiah Thomas

161923. We decided to go the way of trading and getting younger players. – Isaiah Thomas

161924. Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall! – Jonathan Taylor Thomas

161925. It’s difficult to have any animosity towards someone if you recognize that on so many levels they’re exactly the same as you. – Jonathan Taylor Thomas

161926. As a leader, you’re supposed to be above reproach, and what that means is you can’t even give the appearance that you’re going to do something wrong. – Kevin Thomas

161927. I was happy, I wasn’t beaten, and I lacked nothing. But it wasn’t what people expect – it was very much sort of pinching and scraping. I don’t know how my mother did it. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161928. Buy, buy, buy, buy! They want to grab you and trap you and turn you into little Elizabeth Hurleys. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161929. I find it very difficult to be two different characters at the same time – actress and mother. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161930. People are always saying, English, English, English rose, and I just feel so completely different. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161931. At school, I always wanted to belong to a gang, and no one would have me. So I’d have make my own gang, but with everybody else’s leftovers. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161932. Movies make you immortal and ageless. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161933. If you’re feeling insecure and you need to feel special, the best place to go is somewhere foreign where people treat you as special because you’re different. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161934. People accuse me of being Methody, but I’m not at all. The one thing I don’t want people to see is me. I don’t want them to be able to recognize my faults and failures and qualities, and I won’t use those things to spark off emotions or to illustrate. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161935. Seeing The English Patient is wonderfully draining, but imagine acting in it for six months. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161936. I find it difficult to explain, but I’m quite ashamed of being an actress. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161937. I never go straight to the point if I can go the most difficult way. Why be simple when you can be complicated? – Kristin Scott Thomas

161938. Having a leading man who is actually prettier than you are is quite upsetting. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161939. I’m not at all fed up with British films, but I am fed up with playing upper-class people. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161940. There’s something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat and dunes photographed like women’s backs. – Kristin Scott Thomas

161941. We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth’s creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still. – Lewis Thomas

161942. It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks; we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance. – Lewis Thomas

161943. We are built to make mistakes, coded for error. – Lewis Thomas

161944. The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning. – Lewis Thomas

161945. We leave traces of ourselves wherever we go, on whatever we touch. – Lewis Thomas

161946. If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon., or on society. – Lewis Thomas

161947. It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on. – Lewis Thomas

161948. Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind. – Lewis Thomas

161949. Sometimes you get a glimpse of a semicolon coming, a few lines farther on, and it is like climbing a steep path through woods and seeing a wooden bench just at a bend in the road ahead, a place where you can expect to sit for a moment, catching your breath. – Lewis Thomas

161950. Human language… prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand. – Lewis Thomas

161951. The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers. – Lewis Thomas

161952. After the age of 80, everything reminds you of something else. – Lowell Thomas

161953. Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can. – Lowell Thomas

161954. The ability to speak is a short cut to distinction. It puts a man in the limelight, raises him head and shoulders above the crowd. – Lowell Thomas

161955. The man who can speak acceptably is usually given credit for an ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses. – Lowell Thomas

161956. Separately there was only wind, water, sail, and hull, but at my hand the four had been given purpose and direction. – Lowell Thomas

161957. One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a sane person would have to consume to believe that a frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3,000 police officers. – Mark Thomas

161958. People either leave or they stay. – Mark Thomas

161959. The law is immoral. – Mark Thomas

161960. The only deadline is the one I give myself. – Mark Thomas

161961. Were British protesters, armed with little more than a frisbee and a bag of plastic toy soldiers, really in danger of being shot by the US military in Gloucestershire? – Mark Thomas

161962. We’re quite lucky that we’ve got political freedoms. We should be using them. – Mark Thomas

161963. The whole world is out of step, apart from me. – Mark Thomas

161964. Maybe… there is a perfectly reasonable explanation for unlawfully detaining 120 people. Maybe they just got carried away with last year’s idea of pre-emptive strikes and thought, ‘Let’s not wait for an actual crime to occur. Let’s get the innocent. – Mark Thomas

161965. It’s fascinating for us women to begin looking at our lives in five-year plans. It really does help you keep on track. If that’s too hard, start with a two-year plan. – Marlo Thomas

161966. A man has to be Joe McCarthy to be called ruthless. All a woman has to do is put you on hold. – Marlo Thomas

161967. As much success came to him, my father stayed true to his promise. He built the hospital to help the most helpless children with catastrophic illnesses. – Marlo Thomas

161968. Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door. – Marlo Thomas

161969. I don’t think homosexuality is a choice. Society forces you to think it’s a choice, but in fact, it’s in one’s nature. The choice is whether one expresses one’s nature truthfully or spends the rest of one’s life lying about it. – Marlo Thomas

161970. I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St. Jude, working on books, working on my career as an actor and taking time out for my husband and family help to cushion a lot of the blows. – Marlo Thomas

161971. I realize now that I was a feminist and the minute I heard the word I certainly knew it meant me, but at that time I don’t think we had the label yet. But there’s no doubt about it that I was born a feminist. – Marlo Thomas

161972. I think loss of loved ones is the hardest blow in life. – Marlo Thomas

161973. In my work, there’s a tremendous amount of rejection and waves of fertile and fallow times. – Marlo Thomas

161974. In that I found being able to talk to my family about my feelings, praying for strength and realizing that our lives have a deep purpose and the journey of our lives is to find out what that is and express it, was the only way I could have gotten through it. – Marlo Thomas

161975. What the results are telling them is that the most money is spent in volume by young people. They also see young people as the consumers of tomorrow and are trying to capture their attention from their competitors. – Marlo Thomas

161976. It’s because it was at a time when women didn’t have any power. It was so unusual for a young woman in her 20s to have power that I seized the power but tried not to flaunt it. – Marlo Thomas

161977. So I still seized the power, but I felt that if I officially made myself the boss, in black and white, it would be too intimidating for the other producers and the other men who worked on the show. In other words, I had the power, but I gave them the title. – Marlo Thomas

161978. We’ve been taught to believe that actions speak louder than words. But I think words speak pretty loud all of our lives; we carry these words in our head. – Marlo Thomas

161979. We are a research center and treatment facility all under one roof. – Marlo Thomas

161980. Today, all patients accepted for treatment at St. Jude’s are treated without regard for the family’s ability to pay. Everything beyond what is covered by insurance is taken care of, and for those without insurance, all of the medical costs are absorbed by the hospital. – Marlo Thomas

161981. In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace, in marriage, in education and on the playing field. It was a very exciting, rebellious time. – Marlo Thomas

161982. The Golden Girls certainly proved that there was a large audience for a show about older women. – Marlo Thomas

161983. Living with these teenage boys allowed me to see how much their psyches were like their girl counterparts. They were more familiar to me than I would have thought. – Marlo Thomas

161984. One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man. – Marlo Thomas

161985. Nothing is either all masculine or all feminine except having sex. – Marlo Thomas

161986. Never face facts; if you do you’ll never get up in the morning. – Marlo Thomas

161987. My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better. – Marlo Thomas

161988. Losing my parents was probably the hardest and deepest blow from which I’ve had to recover. – Marlo Thomas

161989. They are representations of many shared hours of collaboration between us all. That’s the real nature of the relationship the orchestra and I are trying to build. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161990. I can’t do pieces I only admire technically. I have to feel some direct contact with them. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161991. The first year I started in San Francisco, there was an American work on every program and there’s been a lot of music by living composers and gradually that was part of the process of getting the audience really to trust me. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161992. The whole path of American music has been so much about the recognition of stylistic diversity, and the recognition of the importance of music which was from one of the vernacular traditions. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161993. I think music needs to be presented in a way so that kids can grasp songs, dances, simple music that’s associated with some particular defining moment in human experience. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161994. And at the same time, you are of course a performer, but it’s very important that you understand that your role as a performer is to get the best performance from those wonderful colleagues that you have the chance to work with. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161995. And what classical music does best and must always do more, is to show this kind of transformation of moods, to show a very wide psychological voyage. And I think that’s something that we as classical musicians have underestimated. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161996. Being a conductor is kind of a hybrid profession because most fundamentally, it is being someone who is a coach, a trainer, an editor, a director. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161997. Being an American musician means being adventurous. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161998. But a large symphony orchestra basically is a repertory company and it has a very enormous repertoire and it is important for the performers to be able to know how to shift focus so that they instantly become part of the sound world that a particular repertoire demands. – Michael Tilson Thomas

161999. But if I can be convinced and then through the work that we do together, the orchestra can really be convinced of the big sweep of that communication that the piece suggests, then the audience will get it and it will be a good experience for all of us. – Michael Tilson Thomas

162000. But some people will say you just did these programs. Well, yes, the programs are important and I’m proud of the programs, but mostly I’m proud of the way the San Francisco Symphony plays these programs. – Michael Tilson Thomas

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