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180000 famous quotes part 164 – 163001 to 164000

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180000 famous quotes part 164 – 163001 to 164000

163001. Well, you know, back then there wasn’t many albums, it was the singles. You sold singles. – Mel Tillis

163002. You know, being an entertainer is partly being on the road, and a lot of your songs come from the road. – Mel Tillis

163003. You know, it comes from my mother’s side of the family. She had seven sisters and one brother, and all of them could play instruments. I suppose I picked it up from that. – Mel Tillis

163004. I remember li’l ol’ Hank Jr. – he was just a baby back in them days, you know – but he used to hang around. His mama would bring him around. He was just a natural. – Mel Tillis

163005. Well, no, you can prepare it all you want, but I’d still stutter. – Mel Tillis

163006. But Patsy, she was a great, great girl. And Brenda Lee is a wonderful person, and her mama Grace. I’ve known those folks for years and years and years. – Mel Tillis

163007. But now I’ve been in the arena for 47 years and I stutter less today than I did in those days. – Mel Tillis

163008. But in those days – in the mid-’50s, early ’60s – there was less than 300 radio stations that were playing country music and a lot of that wasn’t full time. – Mel Tillis

163009. But if you put a script up in front of me to read, or a cue card, I couldn’t do it without stuttering. – Mel Tillis

163010. But I’ve got a lot of ideas, I bought me a ranch in Florida and I still have my farm in Ashland City, Tennessee so I’m gonna spend a little time at each one of those places and you’ll probably hear some more songs out of me. – Mel Tillis

163011. And they turned around and leased it to The Assembly Of God Churches – their headquarters are in Springfield, Missouri. They leased it to them for the first year. Then, after the first year, they will donate it to the church. – Mel Tillis

163012. And you know, we’d go to church. We were Baptists. And every now and then there’d be a tent would set up, and it was the Holiness folks. And we liked their music. – Mel Tillis

163013. And my daddy could play a harmonica and also the guitar, so I guess I got a little bit from both of ’em, but I think mostly from my mother’s side of the family. – Mel Tillis

163014. And I had to take care of a little dog too named Suzy. It was the promoter’s wife’s – Judy Lynn’s – it was her dog. And one of my duties going on the tour was to take care of it. – Mel Tillis

163015. And I got to know Red Foley well. And I got to know Lefty really well, he was a great guy. – Mel Tillis

163016. And I began to tell little anecdotes that had happened to me, and people would laugh. And I began to like that, you know. But I knew that, ’cause I’d do that in school, but I wouldn’t do it out there in front of all them people. – Mel Tillis

163017. I didn’t get to meet Hank Williams. I was in the Air Force on Okinawa when he passed away. – Mel Tillis

163018. If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the precipitate. – Henry J. Tillman

163019. The world is my lobster. – Henry J. Tillman

163020. Life is something that everyone should try at least once. – Henry J. Tillman

163021. Oregano is the spice of life. – Henry J. Tillman

163022. A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing. – John Tillotson

163023. Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind. – John Tillotson

163024. Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey’s end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves. – John Tillotson

163025. The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user. – John Tillotson

163026. The crafty person is always in danger; and when they think they walk in the dark, all their pretenses are transparent. – John Tillotson

163027. They who are in the highest places, and have the most power, have the least liberty, because they are the most observed. – John Tillotson

163028. To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind. – John Tillotson

163029. Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools. – John Tillotson

163030. Everyone said that if you want to be a real actor, go to New York. If you want to sell out, go to LA. And I thought – I want to sell out! – Jennifer Tilly

163031. If you have Julia Roberts in a movie you’re never really afraid for her because you know she’s not going to die. – Jennifer Tilly

163032. I had a problem with cops pulling me over all the time for speeding. When I was doing Hill Street Blues, the cops said how much they loved the show as they were writing me up; meanwhile my insurance went through the roof. – Jennifer Tilly

163033. I would rather be loved by somebody who respected me. – Jennifer Tilly

163034. Everybody knows that love goes away. – Jennifer Tilly

163035. I wasn’t really interested in doing television. I don’t have that much ambition. My agent, Eileen Feldman, has all the ambition for me. – Meg Tilly

163036. There we times when everybody in the house has the flu. You’re cleaning up vomit and it’s 2 in the morning, and you’re wishing there was somebody else there to help you. – Meg Tilly

163037. That is why it’s so fun to make movies… you get to do lots of things you would never do in your normal life. – Meg Tilly

163038. Look, I know he’s been married three times before. I accept it, but I don’t want it driving up the driveway. – Meg Tilly

163039. It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a national publicity tour. I started writing the book when my daughter was 5. It took me almost four years. – Meg Tilly

163040. If you meet people who have been successful in Hollywood, or look a their photographs, you see a haunted look in their eyes, you sense a trapped feeling. – Meg Tilly

163041. I’m not that fashion-conscious. A lot of times, when women are appearing to be so perfect, it’s because they’re a mess underneath. – Meg Tilly

163042. I wanted to write something from a child’s viewpoint… Five of the characters I have played in movies have either been abused or became abusers, themselves, and I just kind of felt like there was a need. – Meg Tilly

163043. Acting’s not my whole life. My children definitely come first. – Meg Tilly

163044. I still have a problem with nuns. I follow them around like a kitten with a ball of yarn. After a while, all my characters become very close friends. – Meg Tilly

163045. I really enjoy acting. At home I can’t even finish a sentence, and here I am reading these wonderful lines. I think it must be every housewife’s dream, to be an actress part-time. – Meg Tilly

163046. I limited myself to introduce a change in my way of thinking and the way I see things. When I look at my child, I do it in a different way then when I’m contemplating a chair. They are different… the child is a living being, and the chair is an object. – Meg Tilly

163047. I know that in order to be considered successful, you’re supposed to do two or three movies a year. I only work once every year-and-a-half, sometimes two years. I have children to raise. – Meg Tilly

163048. I didn’t plan to act, but I’m glad I’m doing it – and I just want to keep getting better. – Meg Tilly

163049. Horror movies can be very interesting because they can deal with intangible subjects that are full of emotion. – Meg Tilly

163050. I think it is important to say that though, of course, it is wonderful to have children, it is a disservice to others not to also say how hard it is to do it alone. – Meg Tilly

163051. If they have covered your face with latex, you have to control yourself mentally so you won’t think. If you start thinking, you will succumb to panic. I had a bit of a cold, and frankly I didn’t have a good time. – Meg Tilly

163052. While I was in high school, I started working professionally and got an agent. – Charlene Tilton

163053. When we had the infamous mealtime scenes, food fights would inevitably develop. – Charlene Tilton

163054. My daughter is a good, caring, compassionate person. To me that’s the true meaning of success, even though the marriages didn’t work out. My success with my daughter is all that matters. – Charlene Tilton

163055. I haven’t really focused so much on getting acting work. – Charlene Tilton

163056. I get her to school, we do homework at night, and at this age, their social calendars are really quite hectic. She’s not driving yet, so I end up chauffeuring her around. – Charlene Tilton

163057. Cherish believes that God made her with a special purpose. Like any teenage girl, she has her insecurities, but for the most part she has a real healthy self-esteem. – Charlene Tilton

163058. You have to have a strong sense of self in this business – otherwise they’re going to spit you out. – Charlene Tilton

163059. We’ve been in that situation where you’re just so happy to be doing what you love to do that you get taken advantage of. – Justin Timberlake

163060. The fans have been great to me. I don’t think it’s asking too much to have me sign something for them. – Justin Timberlake

163061. I’m very thankful to be doing what I’m doing. I feel very blessed. – Justin Timberlake

163062. If there were something that I was going to endorse, it would probably be something like sneakers. – Justin Timberlake

163063. If you put out 150 percent, then you can always expect 100 percent back. That’s what I was always told as a kid, and It’s worked for me so far! – Justin Timberlake

163064. Just writing and being in the studio was like therapy for me. – Justin Timberlake

163065. My biggest challenge was to make sure that the songs I did were who I am. – Justin Timberlake

163066. My career decisions have nothing to do with my personal life. – Justin Timberlake

163067. My favorite moments in the show are when I stand by myself and sing. – Justin Timberlake

163068. My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be. Everybody has their own path. It’s laid out for you. It’s just up to you to walk it. – Justin Timberlake

163069. Senorita was fun to sing, but I don’t really have a favorite. When you write a bunch of songs, they’re like your babies. You don’t pick favorites. – Justin Timberlake

163070. Teen pop will never die as long as there are teens and popular music. It just takes a different head. – Justin Timberlake

163071. I’m not trying to sound pretentious, but we did sell 12 million records on the first album, so we did get paid a little bit. – Justin Timberlake

163072. The best part about being with a group is that you don’t have to do everything alone. You’re with your friends. – Justin Timberlake

163073. If I did any movies I’d have to take a break from singing, because I’d want it to be really good. – Justin Timberlake

163074. The many sounds of Memphis shaped my early musical career and continue to be an inspiration to this day. – Justin Timberlake

163075. The most boring thing in the world? Silence. – Justin Timberlake

163076. The only thing I wasn’t prepared for was being everywhere all at the same time. – Justin Timberlake

163077. The way I grew up, I was always taught that it’s uncouth to talk about money, and that’s not what should inspire you. – Justin Timberlake

163078. The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy. – Justin Timberlake

163079. There’s nothing wrong with shooting for the stars. – Justin Timberlake

163080. This isn’t about the money. This is just for me. I love music. – Justin Timberlake

163081. When I’m in the studio, there are no boundaries. – Justin Timberlake

163082. You have a lot of time on these tours. As Alice Cooper said, you can either drink all day or golf. – Justin Timberlake

163083. You can say things a million times, but if you can’t sing it, then it really isn’t much of a song. – Justin Timberlake

163084. The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want. – Justin Timberlake

163085. I know what it takes to put on a good show for the fans. – Justin Timberlake

163086. As far as the press is concerned, they’re going to say what they want to say. Probably about 10-15 percent of the time It’s accurate. – Justin Timberlake

163087. As time goes by people will see who I am for who I am. – Justin Timberlake

163088. Every relationship I’ve been in, I’ve overwhelmed the girl. They just can’t handle all the love. – Justin Timberlake

163089. Every time you do a project, you learn something new. – Justin Timberlake

163090. Gossip is called gossip because it’s not always the truth. – Justin Timberlake

163091. I believe people can move things with their minds. – Justin Timberlake

163092. I didn’t put out this album because I wanted everybody to know I was grown up. I’m 21 and that’s not grown up. – Justin Timberlake

163093. I feel very fortunate to be compared to somebody so incredible. Michael Jackson’s an icon. – Justin Timberlake

163094. I get way more nervous playing golf in front of 500 people than being on stage in front of 20,000 people. – Justin Timberlake

163095. If you asked me what pop is right now. I’d say hip hop. – Justin Timberlake

163096. I have really great, great parents, and they were very supportive of me. – Justin Timberlake

163097. I’m not in this for the money because if I was, I would have jumped out after our first album. – Justin Timberlake

163098. I would never do anything just for spite. – Justin Timberlake

163099. I’m completely removed from any hype that comes my way. – Justin Timberlake

163100. I have 20,000 girlfriends, all around the world. – Justin Timberlake

163101. I’m a perfectionist. I can’t help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least. – Justin Timberlake

163102. I like simple things. I like to sneak in the theatre and watch movies. I’m a movie buff. – Justin Timberlake

163103. I will always come with something that’s aesthetically pleasing. – Justin Timberlake

163104. I used to think I actually was Batman. – Justin Timberlake

163105. I sang in church growing up. Memphis is the blues capital of the world, we like to say. – Justin Timberlake

163106. I really didn’t try to make an effort to make urban music, but I am a product of my inspirations. – Justin Timberlake

163107. I pick my nose and I’m not ashamed to admit it. If there’s a bogey then just pick it, man. – Justin Timberlake

163108. I needed freedom to really express myself. That’s really what Justified is about. – Justin Timberlake

163109. I like to play golf. I like to shoot hoops. – Justin Timberlake

163110. I am still full of ambition. – Jan Timman

163111. The more games I will play, the faster I will be back on a top spot in the world rankings. – Jan Timman

163112. I will go through these style phases. I think it’s confusing in some ways. People like bands to be really consistent. – Mary Timony

163113. There’s still not as many women in music as men, and I don’t really know why. I don’t have the answers. I do wish there were more women that played music. – Mary Timony

163114. I’ve gotten to a point where I don’t want lyrics to mean anything. – Mary Timony

163115. I’m much more of a musician than a poet. I just feel much more confident about my musical abilities. – Mary Timony

163116. I like things that sound like maybe they shouldn’t belong. – Mary Timony

163117. Bands are like people. They’re born and then they die. – Mary Timony

163118. I feel really different from other musicians. – Mary Timony

163119. I don’t have an iPod. – Mary Timony

163120. I’m starting to feel like so much of rock music is derivative and boring. – Mary Timony

163121. Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves. – Henry Timrod

163122. Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps, and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons. – Henry Timrod

163123. Spring is a true reconstructionist. – Henry Timrod

163124. Mankind’s problems can no longer be solved by national governments. What is needed is world government. – Jan Tinbergen

163125. One has complexes. One has the art complex. One goes to the School of Fine Arts and catches the complexes. – Jean Tinguely

163126. To me art is a form of manifest revolt, total and complete. – Jean Tinguely

163127. First be best, then be first. – Grant Tinker

163128. I assume you know what to do with this. That’s why you were hired. – Grant Tinker

163129. Whether the ice caps melt, or expand – whatever happens – the anthropogenic global warming theorists claim it confirms their theory. A perfect example of a pseudo-science like astrology. – Frank Tipler

163130. My true function within a society which embraces all of us is to continue an age-old tradition. This tradition is to create images from the depths of the imagination and to give them form, whether visual, intellectual or musical. – Michael Tippett

163131. This is something special. You can attempt to have a kind of non-living music. – Michael Tippett

163132. The nearest figure to myself would be Shakespeare. – Michael Tippett

163133. The Greek sculptor – I don’t think he was very different from any of us. – Michael Tippett

163134. The blues are like the fugue in 18th century. It’s probably the music that belongs most to our time. – Michael Tippett

163135. Public notice does not necessarily accord with internal fulfilment. – Michael Tippett

163136. Shakespeare fascinated me. He hardly ever left the country. His imagination was worldwide though reading. – Michael Tippett

163137. When we use terms we get confused, yet we have no other way. – Michael Tippett

163138. Poetry is fascinating. As soon as it begins the poetry has changed the thing into something extra, and somehow prose can go over into poetry. – Michael Tippett

163139. Nature has different times. – Michael Tippett

163140. I am quite certain in my heart of hearts that modern music and modern art is not a conspiracy, but is a form of truth and integrity for those who practise it honestly, decently and with all their being. – Michael Tippett

163141. Shiva danced the world into existence… that’s a very nice thought. – Michael Tippett

163142. Music remains the most strange of the materials because we don’t understand what happens when music moves you. – Michael Tippett

163143. Conductors don’t suffer, they are part of the performance. – Michael Tippett

163144. Beethoven suppressed everything, his personal life disappeared until he was locked inside. That is a figure quite extreme. – Michael Tippett

163145. I remain a humanist. We are a very curious race. – Michael Tippett

163146. I think we’re all pretty odd. – Michael Tippett

163147. I’m outside the music I’ve made. I have no interest in it. – Michael Tippett

163148. I’ve seldom become nostalgic or settled. – Michael Tippett

163149. Music is a performance and needs the audience. – Michael Tippett

163150. Music is a performing art, as any Native American will tell you. It isn’t there in the score. – Michael Tippett

163151. Characters are an extreme form in Shakespeare’s theater. – Michael Tippett

163152. Shortly after that, we got management problems over in England, and Judas Priest asked me to join. – Glenn Tipton

163153. The hardest part is to travel, and to be away from your family. – Glenn Tipton

163154. Then I decided I couldn’t just crawl in the corner and die, so I started putting pen to paper and wrote some songs. I had no idea what for or who I was going to work with. I tried to find my way and direction. – Glenn Tipton

163155. There are a lot better musicians than me out there that just haven’t had the luck to fall into everything like I have. – Glenn Tipton

163156. There are right and wrong reasons for doing solo projects, and this album was done for the right reasons. At the time there was no Judas Priest and I certainly wasn’t going to hang my hat up on my musical career. – Glenn Tipton

163157. We love not just Judas Priest music, but we love heavy metal and we love to get out on that stage every night and perform. It’s a joy to be able to do it. – Glenn Tipton

163158. Yeah, but on the U.S Tour we threw a new song into the set almost every night. Ofcourse, you can’t do too many new songs every night as they’ve never heard it. – Glenn Tipton

163159. Sadly, I’ve seen a lot of bands hit that sort of peak and then eventually start supporting again, you know, which we will never do. We always put a lot of thought into the way that we are going to go, and we always change. – Glenn Tipton

163160. You can have a bad day, but as soon as you set foot on that stage it’s joyous. – Glenn Tipton

163161. I think we all appreciate it now just how lucky we are to be in a band like Judas Priest. – Glenn Tipton

163162. Yes, we are fortunate because as a band we’ve always been on the up, always getting more successful. – Glenn Tipton

163163. My vocal ability is very limited, but I’m fortunate in that I can write the songs around my vocal limitations. – Glenn Tipton

163164. It’ll be basically a live album, but it will also include songs, Judas Priest songs, the audience have never heard before, because we felt we wanted to give the kids something else, something they haven’t already bought. – Glenn Tipton

163165. It was about working with other musicians, but more than that it’s about exploring musical areas that you could never do with the band you’re in, in my case Judas Priest. You could tackle musical areas and lyrical areas that wouldn’t be appropriate for Priest. – Glenn Tipton

163166. If you’re not enjoying yourself, you can’t really look as if you are. – Glenn Tipton

163167. I’m a married man and I’ve got two children, and you have to do sacrifices. – Glenn Tipton

163168. I started out myself rather late you see, I was 18. – Glenn Tipton

163169. I have a lot to do with the writing, and also the production, but it would be wrong of me to say that I’m the most important member of the band, because everybody is important the way I see it. – Glenn Tipton

163170. But this is what I want to do, and it is what I will continue doing until Judas Priest finishes, which, at the moment, I can’t see that yet. It could be three years or five years, who knows? – Glenn Tipton

163171. And because of the reunion I think we’ve got more energy and enthusiasm than we’ve ever had. And it’s genuine. I think the fans can detect when you’re genuine, when you love what you do, and we love to be there on stage. That’s what we thrive on. – Glenn Tipton

163172. You have to get to know your voice and its strengths and play on those. It took me quite a long time. – Glenn Tipton

163173. I’ve got the luxury to tailor make the songs so I can sing them. – Glenn Tipton

163174. A lot of bands that reunite do it for the wrong reasons. They do it for the bucks and everybody can sense it. – Glenn Tipton

163175. I love pink, it’s so girly! – Ashley Tisdale

163176. I’m very sassy. I want to show people in my album I’m not like my characters on TV. – Ashley Tisdale

163177. I love to sing! To be in a movie with musical number is the coolest thing ever! – Ashley Tisdale

163178. Zac Efron would make us feel guilty for eating big dinners. He’d say, “Do you really want to eat those carbs?” It was like, “Thanks a lot!” – Ashley Tisdale

163179. Zac Efron is like a brother who’s just goofy and crazy. He plays a lot of practical jokes. – Ashley Tisdale

163180. You can feel like, ‘I look really bad’, but to other people you can be really gorgeous. – Ashley Tisdale

163181. When fans come up to me and Vanessa, they’re really sweet and ask for autographs – but once they see the guys, the girls tend to scream. – Ashley Tisdale

163182. Once in high school, I completely over plucked my left eyebrow all the way up to where you’re not supposed to. I had no idea what I was doing and it looked terrible! My mom was like “What did you do to yourself?” I was so embarrassed. – Ashley Tisdale

163183. I used to hate looking in the mirror. I’ve grown up into myself and now I’m happy with the way I look. – Ashley Tisdale

163184. I’ve had a normal life, but I have struggled to get here. It hasn’t been handed to me and it hasn’t been easy. – Ashley Tisdale

163185. I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season. – Ashley Tisdale

163186. I just loved playing the mean girl. When you’re not like a character, it’s kind of fun to play. – Ashley Tisdale

163187. I don’t go clubing. So, I don’t smoke or drink. – Ashley Tisdale

163188. I don’t drink, and I don’t smoke. It’s a personal preference. My mom has never drunk or smoked. I look up to my mom. – Ashley Tisdale

163189. I did find some time to go to a record store and check out “Headstrong” actually in the racks. It was pretty cool; I never thought I’d see my own CD sitting there with everyone else’s. I made my Mom take lots of pics! – Ashley Tisdale

163190. Don’t let anyone, or any rejection, keep you from what you want. – Ashley Tisdale

163191. It’s good to laugh! – Ashley Tisdale

163192. It is amazing to me, as a professional geologist, how many otherwise intelligent people have, as some may say, ‘drunk the Al Gore Kool-Aid’ concerning global climate change. – Earl F. Titcomb, Jr.

163193. Alas, I think I am becoming a god. – Titus

163194. On pavements and the bark of trees I have found whole worlds. – Mark Tobey

163195. I believe that painting should come through the avenues of meditation rather than the canals of action. – Mark Tobey

163196. According to one critic, my works looked like scraped billboards. I went to look at the billboards and decided that more billboards should be scraped. – Mark Tobey

163197. One of the advantages of the book’s having been out there for more than a quarter century is that there’s been time for people to report back on what it’s done for them. – Andrew Tobias

163198. You want 21 percent risk free? Pay off your credit cards. – Andrew Tobias

163199. From 1966 to 1970 I served as Chairman of the New Haven City Plan Commission. – James Tobin

163200. The greatest good fortune of my return to Cambridge in 1946 was that there, in the spring, I met Elizabeth Fay Ringo. We were married a few months later. – James Tobin

163201. The crisis triggered a fertile period of scientific ferment and revolution in economic theory. – James Tobin

163202. My father also happened to be an intellectual, as learned, literate, informed, and curious as anyone I have known. Unobtrusively and casually, he was my wise and gentle teacher. – James Tobin

163203. Most important, I have learned from my colleagues and students. – James Tobin

163204. I studied economics and made it my career for two reasons. The subject was and is intellectually fascinating and challenging, particularly to someone with taste and talent for theoretical reasoning and quantitative analysis. – James Tobin

163205. At the time, my personal research objectives were to provide Keynesian economics with more rigorous foundations and to tighten and elaborate the logic of macroeconomic and monetary theory. – James Tobin

163206. At the same time it offered the hope, as it still does, that improved understanding could better the lot of mankind. For me, growing up in the 1930s, the two motivations powerfully reinforced each other. – James Tobin

163207. After the United States entered the war, I joined the Naval Reserve and spent ninety days in a Columbia University dormitory learning to be a naval officer. – James Tobin

163208. I was born in Champaign in 1918. From the neighborhood elementary and intermediate schools, I went to the University High School in the twin city, Urbana. – James Tobin

163209. Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching. I like teaching, and I do a lot of it. – James Tobin

163210. The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters. – James Tobin

163211. I would not have so many scripts being driven by demographics. The play’s the thing – not the 18-35 year old male age group. – Stephen Tobolowsky

163212. There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163213. The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163214. The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163215. The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163216. The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163217. The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163218. The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163219. The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163220. The debates of that great assembly are frequently vague and perplexed, seeming to be dragged rather than to march, to the intended goal. Something of this sort must, I think, always happen in public democratic assemblies. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163221. There are two things which a democratic people will always find very difficult – to begin a war and to end it. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163222. Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163223. There is hardly a pioneer’s hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163224. We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163225. What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163226. The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163227. The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors. The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety. The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163228. The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163229. The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163230. Nothing seems at first sight less important than the outward form of human actions, yet there is nothing upon which men set more store: they grow used to everything except to living in a society which has not their own manners. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163231. No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163232. Life is to entered upon with courage. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163233. An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say “Gentlemen” to the person with whom he is conversing. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163234. Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163235. All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163236. A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163237. When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163238. There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163239. In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163240. I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163241. History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163242. He was as great as a man can be without morality. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163243. Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163244. Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163245. Consider any individual at any period of his life, and you will always find him preoccupied with fresh plans to increase his comfort. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163246. As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in? – Alexis de Tocqueville

163247. I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163248. In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163249. In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163250. In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163251. In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163252. It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163253. Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163254. In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end. – Alexis de Tocqueville

163255. Presidential money is almost like the housing bubble. It’s growing at such an astronomical rate, you think it can’t get any bigger. – Chuck Todd

163256. Voters definitely believe Washington is corrupt – but most think it’s bipartisan. – Chuck Todd

163257. There’s no worse crime in journalism these days than simply deciding something’s a story because Drudge links to it. – Chuck Todd

163258. McCain needs Hillary to run because that’s what keeps the Republican coalition together. She helps unite the Republican base. – Chuck Todd

163259. Every minute this broad spends outside of bed is a waste of time. – Michael Todd

163260. We took an approach, supported by the Prime Minister, the Home Secretary and the Mayor for London, that we had very real fears of violence and damage being caused across the streets of London. – Michael Todd

163261. We are seeing lots of young people with melanoma. It’s actually scared me quite a bit. – Michael Todd

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163262. I have always advised people never to apply for a job you do not really want. – Michael Todd

163263. Love hurts more than hate. – Michael Todd

163264. I felt that if we, as the Met, were not intervening once one person starts digging up Parliament Square, then someone else is going to join in and you have a spiral. – Michael Todd

163265. I realistically eat every hour and 15 minutes. I watch the clock to see when I eat again. I’m almost upset that I’m not eating now. – Michael Todd

163266. Beaver do better work than the Corps of Engineers. – Mike Todd

163267. Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind. – Mike Todd

163268. These roads do not serve transportation alone, they also bind our Fatherland. – Fritz Todt

163269. The external appearance of any construction projects that are created during the time of the National Socialist Reich must take on the sensibility of our time. – Fritz Todt

163270. The ever increasing spiritual damage caused by life within the big city will make this hunger practically uncontrollable when we build here on this the landscape of our homeland we must be clear that we will protect its beauty. – Fritz Todt

163271. In these highways our engineering will reflect the National Socialist movement. – Fritz Todt

163272. In places where this beauty has already disappeared, we will reconstruct it. – Fritz Todt

163273. For decades engineers have stood accused that their buildings do not have any cultural value. We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation. – Fritz Todt

163274. Factories are the workplaces of our National Socialist racial comrades. – Fritz Todt

163275. We do not build speedways, but roads which correspond to the character of the German landscape. – Fritz Todt

163276. Any perjury case is a tough case. You just don’t go on ‘he said-she said.’ You have to find corroborating evidence. – Victoria Toensing

163277. I go to the airport and I’ve had everything taken away from me because of the terrorists. People haven’t realized yet, though, that we are at war. – Victoria Toensing

163278. One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition. – Alvin Toffler

163279. Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate. – Alvin Toffler

163280. Profits, like sausages… are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them. – Alvin Toffler

163281. Knowledge is the most democratic source of power. – Alvin Toffler

163282. Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur. – Alvin Toffler

163283. The great growling engine of change – technology. – Alvin Toffler

163284. Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock. – Alvin Toffler

163285. The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn. – Alvin Toffler

163286. It is better to err on the side of daring than the side of caution. – Alvin Toffler

163287. Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time. – Alvin Toffler

163288. Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life. – Alvin Toffler

163289. Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it. – Alvin Toffler

163290. Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise – bureaucrats. – Alvin Toffler

163291. The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread, the thinner it gets. – Alvin Toffler

163292. The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I’m talking about an organic computer – about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor. – Alvin Toffler

163293. To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke. – Alvin Toffler

163294. You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment. – Alvin Toffler

163295. You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction. – Alvin Toffler

163296. Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible. – Alvin Toffler

163297. Joseph Stalin is a titan of thought. His name is to be given to an entire century. – Palmiro Togliatti

163298. I see myself on the cover of a magazine and I don’t think that it looks like me at all. My first-ever photo shoot was for the cover of a lads’ magazine. – Elize Du Toit

163299. I’m just not very good at glamour… It doesn’t come easily to me. – Elize Du Toit

163300. It goes without saying that when survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result. – Hideki Tojo

163301. Despite Japan’s desires and efforts, unfortunate differences in the ways that Japan, England, the United States, and China understood circumstances, together with misunderstandings of attitudes, made it impossible for the parties to agree. – Hideki Tojo

163302. During this period, Japan’s peaceful commercial relations were successively obstructed, primarily by the American rupture of commercial relations, and this was a grave threat to the survival of Japan. – Hideki Tojo

163303. Even military ministers have no more than a certain amount of control. It is customary that they have the right and the power to participate, from a political and military point of view, in the planning of actual operations. – Hideki Tojo

163304. From the point of the view of the nation’s power, it was obvious that while we were fighting the Sino-Japanese war, every effort was to be made to avoid adding to our enemies and opening additional fronts. – Hideki Tojo

163305. However, even during the preparations for action, we laid our plans in such a manner that should there be progress through diplomatic negotiation, we would be well prepared to cancel operations at the latest moment that communication technology would have permitted. – Hideki Tojo

163306. I would point out that Japan’s proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle of racial equality was rejected by delegates such as those from Britain and the United States. – Hideki Tojo

163307. At the Imperial Conference on December 1, it was decided to make war against England and the United States. – Hideki Tojo

163308. Therefore, if one were to consider that there was virtually no possibility of success through the US-Japan negotiations, the military and economic pressures would only force Japan into further crisis if time were allowed to pass in vain. – Hideki Tojo

163309. With options thus foreclosed, in order to protect and defend the nation and clear the obstacles that stood in its path, a decisive appeal to arms was made. – Hideki Tojo

163310. When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor attack should have succeeded in achieving surprise seems a blessing from Heaven. It was clear that a great American fleet had been concentrated in Pearl Harbor, and we supposed that the state of alert would be very high. – Hideki Tojo

163311. To advocate a New Order was to seek freedom and respect for peoples without prejudice, and to seek a stable basis for the existence all peoples, equally, and free of threats. – Hideki Tojo

163312. I would point out that the cultural advance of these people has been suppressed in the past and continues to be suppressed in the present by policies designed to keep them in ignorance. – Hideki Tojo

163313. Throughout that period, Japan had made honest efforts to keep the destruction of war from spreading and, based on the belief that all nations of the world should find their places, had followed a policy designed to restore an expeditious peace between Japan and China. – Hideki Tojo

163314. In dealing with the China problem, the British and American side, which had particularly strong interests in China, should have based its judgments about the origins of the problem on direct observation of the actual circumstances at the time. – Hideki Tojo

163315. The reason was the failure of both Japan and China to understand each other and the inability of America and the European powers to sympathize, without prejudice, with the peoples of East Asia. – Hideki Tojo

163316. The main American naval forces were shifted to the Pacific region and an American admiral made a strong declaration to the effect that if war were to break out between Japan and the United States, the Japanese navy could be sunk in a matter of weeks. – Hideki Tojo

163317. The causes of the China Incident were the exclusion and insult of Japan throughout China, the exclusion of Japanese goods, the persecution of Japanese residents in China, and the illegal violation of Japanese rights. – Hideki Tojo

163318. On October 18, 1941, I suddenly received a mandate from His Majesty to form a new cabinet. This was completely unexpected, and when I was summoned to the Imperial Palace I thought I would be questioned on the army’s point of view. – Hideki Tojo

163319. Nevertheless, China was unfortunately unable to understand Japan’s real position, and it is greatly to be regretted that the Sino-Japanese War became one of long duration. – Hideki Tojo

163320. Justice has nothing to do with victor nations and vanquished nations, but must be a moral standard that all the world’s peoples can agree to. To seek this and to achieve it – that is true civilization. – Hideki Tojo

163321. Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments. – Hideki Tojo

163322. What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen. – Alice B. Toklas

163323. This has been a most wonderful evening. Gertrude has said things tonight it will take her 10 years to understand. – Alice B. Toklas

163324. Forbearance is the root of quietness and assurance forever. – Ieyasu Tokugawa

163325. Find fault with thyself rather than with others. – Ieyasu Tokugawa

163326. Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair. – Ieyasu Tokugawa

163327. Give the peasants neither life nor death. – Ieyasu Tokugawa

163328. When ambitious desires arise in thy heart, recall the days of extremity thou has passed through. – Ieyasu Tokugawa

163329. Life is like unto a long journey with a heavy burden. – Ieyasu Tokugawa

163330. Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not. – Ieyasu Tokugawa

163331. I have tamed men of iron in my day, shall I not easily crush these men of butter? – Ferdinand Alvarez De Toledo

163332. I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163333. Courage is found in unlikely places. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163334. Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163335. Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163336. A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163337. I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163338. I wish life was not so short, he thought. languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163339. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163340. It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163341. It’s the job that’s never started takes longest to finish. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163342. Not all who wander are lost. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163343. Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163344. Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no. – J. R. R. Tolkien

163345. I’ve yet to meet a writer who could change water into wine, and we have a tendency to treat them like that. – Michael Tolkin

163346. Come to think of it, Pasadena’s as good a place to die as any. – Michael Tolkin

163347. How happy I am to go to the front at last. To do my bit. To prove with my life what I think I feel. – Ernst Toller

163348. The working class will not halt until socialism has been realized. – Ernst Toller

163349. We revolutionaries acknowledge the right to revolution when we see that the situation is no longer tolerable, that it has become a frozen. Then we have the right to overthrow it. – Ernst Toller

163350. Slogans which deafened us so that we could not hear the truth. – Ernst Toller

163351. Most people have no imagination. If they could imagine the sufferings of others, they would not make them suffer so. What separated a German mother from a French mother? – Ernst Toller

163352. After that I could never pass a dead man without stopping to gaze on his face, stripped by death of that earthly patina which masks the living soul. And I would ask, who were you? Where was your home? Who is mourning for you now? – Ernst Toller

163353. I saw the dead without really seeing them. – Ernst Toller

163354. The revolution is like a vessel filled with the pulsating heartbeat of millions of working people. – Ernst Toller

163355. Gradually I became aware of details: a company of French soldiers was marching through the streets of the town. They broke formation, and went in single file along the communication trench leading to the front line. Another group followed them. – Ernst Toller

163356. Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had done their duty. – Ernst Toller

163357. At that moment of realization I knew that I had been blind because I had wished not to see; it was only then that I realised, at last, that all these dead men, French and Germans, were brothers, and I was the brother of them all. – Ernst Toller

163358. As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity. – Ernst Toller

163359. And the spirit of revolution will not die while the hearts of these workers continue to beat. – Ernst Toller

163360. Later we learned that it was one of our own men hanging on the wire. Nobody could do anything for him; two men had already tried to save him, only to be shot themselves. – Ernst Toller

163361. We thrust our fingers into our ears to stop its moan; but it was no good; the cry cut like a drill into our heads, dragging minutes into hours, hours into years. We withered and grew old between those cries. – Ernst Toller

163362. Soldiers and peasants lived together on friendly terms; they knew each other and their everyday routines, and trusted each other; they shook their heads together over the war. – Ernst Toller

163363. And suddenly, like light in darkness, the real truth broke in upon me; the simple fact of Man, which I had forgotten, which had lain deep buried and out of sight; the idea of community, of unity. – Ernst Toller

163364. The best time is always yesterday. – Tatyana Tolstaya

163365. True life is lived when tiny changes occur. – Leo Tolstoy

163366. War is so unjust and ugly that all who wage it must try to stifle the voice of conscience within themselves. – Leo Tolstoy

163367. Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. – Leo Tolstoy

163368. Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six. – Leo Tolstoy

163369. Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy

163370. Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live. – Leo Tolstoy

163371. The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits. – Leo Tolstoy

163372. The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded. – Leo Tolstoy

163373. Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us. – Leo Tolstoy

163374. We must not only cease our present desire for the growth of the state, but we must desire its decrease, its weakening. – Leo Tolstoy

163375. The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life. – Leo Tolstoy

163376. Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself. – Leo Tolstoy

163377. One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken. – Leo Tolstoy

163378. Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal. – Leo Tolstoy

163379. Music is the shorthand of emotion. – Leo Tolstoy

163380. The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God. – Leo Tolstoy

163381. Boredom: the desire for desires. – Leo Tolstoy

163382. Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity. – Leo Tolstoy

163383. A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. – Leo Tolstoy

163384. All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. – Leo Tolstoy

163385. All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do. – Leo Tolstoy

163386. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. – Leo Tolstoy

163387. War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it. – Leo Tolstoy

163388. Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced. – Leo Tolstoy

163389. We lost because we told ourselves we lost. – Leo Tolstoy

163390. The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. – Leo Tolstoy

163391. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. – Leo Tolstoy

163392. There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth. – Leo Tolstoy

163393. Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible. – Leo Tolstoy

163394. What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness. – Leo Tolstoy

163395. I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means – except by getting off his back. – Leo Tolstoy

163396. And all people live, Not by reason of any care they have for themselves, But by the love for them that is in other people. – Leo Tolstoy

163397. Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source. – Leo Tolstoy

163398. It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. – Leo Tolstoy

163399. In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. – Leo Tolstoy

163400. In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful. – Leo Tolstoy

163401. If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolstoy

163402. To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can’t eat it. – Leo Tolstoy

163403. If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love. – Leo Tolstoy

163404. Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them. – Leo Tolstoy

163405. He never chooses an opinion; he just wears whatever happens to be in style. – Leo Tolstoy

163406. If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one’s reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state. – Leo Tolstoy

163407. I’m still a little girl in Hawaii, I have the same friends I had when I was a kid who love me for who I am – not what I do. I never got caught up in the club scene or took wrong roads. – Kiana Tom

163408. I play the piano and have been playing since I was 7, mainly classical Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart. – Kiana Tom

163409. I am a goal setter and I set more goals everyday. I keep lists of goals in my office to stay on track. – Kiana Tom

163410. I like when my man is worldly, knows the finer things in life, is well traveled, educated. It’s important to me that he’s able to talk to all types of people, from doctors to dishwashers. – Kiana Tom

163411. I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do. – Kiana Tom

163412. I have a quiet and an artistic side that many people don’t know of. – Kiana Tom

163413. I feel true success comes from being able to work and the love for it. – Kiana Tom

163414. It’s not being superficial, but looks do attract me from across the gym. – Kiana Tom

163415. I appreciate life, talk a lot, love to laugh, and am very optimistic. – Kiana Tom

163416. Regarding one’s career: always be prepared, no short cuts – hard work is the only alternative that really works. – Kiana Tom

163417. Money doesn’t buy class. – Kiana Tom

163418. I feel accomplished knowing that I’m still the same at heart. – Kiana Tom

163419. Just kidding, I’ve been very athletic all my life. – Kiana Tom

163420. You are right that I don’t have a lot of spare time because I love to stay busy and keep my calendar full. – Kiana Tom

163421. When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people. – Kiana Tom

163422. True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people. – Kiana Tom

163423. I always trust my gut reaction; it’s always right. – Kiana Tom

163424. They both go together; you can’t be in front of the camera hosting a fitness television show in front of 75 million households and not have trained 6 days per week year round – in a bikini no less. – Kiana Tom

163425. I am a control freak. I want to do what I want to do. – Kiana Tom

163426. Our viewers are very educated, they can tell if I train or not. – Kiana Tom

163427. I also paint and enjoy acrylic medium; some of my close friends have paintings I did for them. – Kiana Tom

163428. One day I would like to have my own art show. – Kiana Tom

163429. My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones. – Kiana Tom

163430. More Asians need to be on television as a positive role model. – Kiana Tom

163431. Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions. – Kiana Tom

163432. Balance is key: I need to be successful in my career to feel fulfilled, be surrounded by people I care about to share it with, and have my health to be able to do the things I love to do! – Kiana Tom

163433. Business wise, I have always learned valuable lessons so I don’t regret any decisions I have made. – Kiana Tom

163434. Every girl likes to be thought of and made to feel special. – Kiana Tom

163435. For me, being in front of the camera and training go hand in hand. – Kiana Tom

163436. I also love to surf the Net and talk on the phone with friends. – Kiana Tom

163437. It’s typical of Italian culture that we only start to feel emotional about something when we have the possibility to see it in front of us. By February, Italy will have Olympic fever. – Alberto Tomba

163438. I really lack the words to compliment myself today. – Alberto Tomba

163439. I was introverted, shy. But if you win a lot you need to be extroverted, or they’ll think you’re arrogant. – Alberto Tomba

163440. I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I’d do arithmetic exercises. – Clyde Tombaugh

163441. You have to compete with others in the field. Sometimes the competition gets pretty fierce because you’re competing for funds or grants to do your work, the financial work. – Clyde Tombaugh

163442. To me, the noise of a threshing machine is better music than a lot of music I hear nowadays. I took a man’s place in the threshing crew when I was only 14 years old. – Clyde Tombaugh

163443. When I was in the fourth grade, I became intensely interested in geography and I learned it well. – Clyde Tombaugh

163444. I guess the two things I was most interested in were telescopes and steam engines. My father was an engineer on a threshing rig steam engine and I loved the machinery. – Clyde Tombaugh

163445. I guess they just took it for granted that that was what I was interested in and let nature take its course. – Clyde Tombaugh

163446. I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living? – Clyde Tombaugh

163447. Unfortunately, a lot of the concepts in the Bible are based on ancient mythology that doesn’t fit the findings of science. – Clyde Tombaugh

163448. We were suddenly faced with the necessity of training a lot of young men in the art of navigation. – Clyde Tombaugh

163449. What you do is, you have your drawing board and a pencil in hand at the telescope. You look in and you make some markings on the paper and you look in again. – Clyde Tombaugh

163450. The planets are never the same twice, they’re always different, so they could compare the markings I had drawn with their current photographs and they knew that I was drawing what I was really seeing and it wasn’t copied from somewhere. – Clyde Tombaugh

163451. That’s the way I got along in life. I don’t ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody, because I figured if I can’t do it myself, I don’t deserve to get it. – Clyde Tombaugh

163452. A person that much interested in science is going to neglect his social life somewhat, but not completely, because that isn’t healthy either. So one has to work it out according to one’s own inclinations, how one wants to proportion these things. – Clyde Tombaugh

163453. I was interested in telescopes and the way they worked because I had an intense desire to see what things looked like, so I learned how to use telescopes and find things in the sky. – Clyde Tombaugh

163454. I think the driving thing was curiosity about the universe. That fascinated me. I didn’t think anything about being famous or anything like that, I was just interested in the concepts involved. – Clyde Tombaugh

163455. I realized that I would have some very tough sledding, and I was very discouraged because I didn’t see much hope of getting into the field I wanted to get into with no college education. – Clyde Tombaugh

163456. You wonder about it and wonder how will I make an instrument that can handle this kind of a problem. – Clyde Tombaugh

163457. I shed many a tear when the steam engines went out of style on the railroads. I’d like to seem them come back, but I realize the diesels are more efficient. – Clyde Tombaugh

163458. Although my early equipment was very modest, later I made my own and they were more powerful. – Clyde Tombaugh

163459. By the time I was in sixth grade I could bound every country in the world from memory. – Clyde Tombaugh

163460. Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did. – Clyde Tombaugh

163461. How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there’s a great miracle. I think there’s a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature. – Clyde Tombaugh

163462. I used to think about how nice it would be to visit the planets. Of course, I didn’t expect to see in my lifetime what has happened. I knew it would happen some day, but it came along faster than I at first thought. – Clyde Tombaugh

163463. I used to believe there were people on Mars, and of course now we know there aren’t. Mars held particular interest. I was curious what kind of beings they would look like. – Clyde Tombaugh

163464. I thought I’d better check this third plate, which is another date, see if there’s an image there in the right place that would be consistent with the images on the other plates. That was the final proof. – Clyde Tombaugh

163465. I think there’s a supreme power behind the whole thing, an intelligence. Look at all of the instincts of nature, both animals and plants, the very ingenious ways they survive. If you cut yourself, you don’t have to think about it. – Clyde Tombaugh

163466. It was depressing, very depressing. I worried about how I would make a living. I didn’t want to stay on the farm. It didn’t offer the challenge I wanted and yet, without a college education, I felt that I was really out of luck. – Clyde Tombaugh

163467. I was exposed to the arts, but there was no one in my family who was an artist. – Marisa Tomei

163468. You have your structure, but within it, it gets fuller and you can highlight other parts of the performance. – Marisa Tomei

163469. You express different energies at different times in your life. – Marisa Tomei

163470. With acting, it was really more of a general kind of experience of really just loving being in the theater. – Marisa Tomei

163471. Politics itself is so unsexy, isn’t it? But when the politics in creative works are really explored – not used as a vehicle – the results can be really interesting. – Marisa Tomei

163472. I’ve just been really lucky to not be too much of a stereotype. – Marisa Tomei

163473. I really don’t like when things are all polished and perfect – the perfect love story and the hair is perfect. – Marisa Tomei

163474. I grew up on musicals, and I know they are quite the thing now, but I’m actually a little indignant, because I started taking singing lessons years ago – I put the time in! – Marisa Tomei

163475. I don’t prefer much of film over stage. The only thing I prefer is the paycheck. – Marisa Tomei

163476. I am really not of the school of naturalism. I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles. I love to sink my teeth into a part. – Marisa Tomei

163477. All of us have read the stories about young people in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there, and I think that artistically, I really didn’t understand the commercial side of the film business, so I went back to a purely artistic setting. – Marisa Tomei

163478. A man like Wilde was not free to live out of the closet as a homosexual, and women in general were not able to be truly themselves; there was no place for a woman’s voice to be heard or for her to express her sexuality. – Marisa Tomei

163479. Not to get overly psychological about this, but it’s probably why I became an actress in the first place: for that kind of freedom and refuge, as well as for the fact that I just love acting so much. – Marisa Tomei

163480. Reality is a crutch for people who can’t handle drugs. – Lily Tomlin

163481. We’re all in this alone. – Lily Tomlin

163482. It’s my belief we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain. – Lily Tomlin

163483. Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest – then we can all die laughing. – Lily Tomlin

163484. If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you’re not considered well viewed. – Lily Tomlin

163485. If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library? – Lily Tomlin

163486. If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question? – Lily Tomlin

163487. Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain. – Lily Tomlin

163488. I’ve always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific. – Lily Tomlin

163489. I worry that the person who thought up Muzak may be thinking up something else. – Lily Tomlin

163490. I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain. – Lily Tomlin

163491. Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it. – Lily Tomlin

163492. I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody. – Lily Tomlin

163493. I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. – Lily Tomlin

163494. For fast-acting relief try slowing down. – Lily Tomlin

163495. Don’t be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed. – Lily Tomlin

163496. If I had known what it would be like to have it all – I might have been willing to settle for less. – Lily Tomlin

163497. There’s so much plastic in this culture that vinyl leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic. – Lily Tomlin

163498. I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. – Lily Tomlin

163499. Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them. – Lily Tomlin

163500. We don’t care. We don’t have to. We’re the phone company. – Lily Tomlin

163501. Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse. – Lily Tomlin

163502. The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat. – Lily Tomlin

163503. The road to success is always under construction. – Lily Tomlin

163504. The problem with winning the rat race is you’re still a rat. – Lily Tomlin

163505. Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world. – Lily Tomlin

163506. Sometimes I feel like a figment of my own imagination. – Lily Tomlin

163507. Remember we’re all in this alone. – Lily Tomlin

163508. Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. – Lily Tomlin

163509. The best mind-altering drug is the truth. – Lily Tomlin

163510. We are all in this together, by ourselves. – Lily Tomlin

163511. No matter how cynical you become, it’s never enough to keep up. – Lily Tomlin

163512. What if it’s boring – or if it’s not boring, it might be too revealing, or worse, it might be too revealing and still be boring. – Lily Tomlin

163513. What is reality, anyway? Just a collective hunch. – Lily Tomlin

163514. Why isn’t there a special name for the tops of your feet? – Lily Tomlin

163515. Why is it that when we talk to God we’re said to be praying, but when God talks to us we’re schizophrenic? – Lily Tomlin

163516. Al-Jazeera should not go unanswered in the Middle East. – Kenneth Tomlinson

163517. I enjoyed reading as a child. – Goh C. Tong

163518. My main mission when I became Prime Minister, was to keep Singapore going and Singapore has been kept going. So, I’m happy with what I’ve done for Singapore. – Goh Chok Tong

163519. I wanted to become a writer. I enjoyed reading as a child. – Goh Chok Tong

163520. As people grow up and they want more freedom, it’s on an individual basis, children want to have more freedom, you’ve got to allow that, so how do you balance it. I would say let it evolve, move as quickly or slowly as people would like to move. – Goh Chok Tong

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163521. There are people worse off than me. I’ve had a very long run. I’m fine really. I’m just old. – Barry Took

163522. Of course there are times when I think, ‘I’d be better out of this.’ – Barry Took

163523. It was a joy to be a part of the team that created Round The Horne. I was involved with the show at a time of my life when I was very happy., and that happiness overflowed into the scripts. – Barry Took

163524. The North understand it better – they have told us for twenty years that their object was to pen up slavery within its present limits – surround it with a border of free States, and like the scorpion surrounded with fire, they will make it sting itself to death. – Robert Toombs

163525. Besides, we had a large debt, contracted at home and abroad in our War of Independence; therefore the great power of taxation was conferred upon this Government. – Robert Toombs

163526. Certainly there was no just cause of complaint from the Northern States – no advantage was ever sought or obtained by them for their section of the Republic. – Robert Toombs

163527. Conflicting commercial regulations of the different States shackled and diminished both foreign and domestic trade; hence the power to regulate commerce was conferred. – Robert Toombs

163528. Give us equality of enjoyment, equal right to expansion – it is as necessary to our prosperity as yours. – Robert Toombs

163529. I very much regret, in appearing before you at your request, to address you on the present state of the country, and the prospect before us, that I can bring you no good tidings. – Robert Toombs

163530. In 1790 we had less than eight hundred thousand slaves. Under our mild and humane administration of the system they have increased above four millions. – Robert Toombs

163531. Mr. Tyler acquired Texas by voluntary compact, and Mr. Polk California and New Mexico by successful war. – Robert Toombs

163532. Neither these statesmen nor their constituents sought in any way to use the Government for the interest of themselves or their section, or for the injury of a single member of the Confederacy. – Robert Toombs

163533. Peace and commerce with foreign nations could be more effectually and cheaply cultivated by a common agent; therefore they gave the Federal Government the sole management of our relations with foreign governments. – Robert Toombs

163534. The basis, the corner-stone of this Government, was the perfect equality of the free, sovereign, and independent States which made it. – Robert Toombs

163535. The door of conciliation and compromise is finally closed by our adversaries, and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom. – Robert Toombs

163536. The mongers brought them together upon a mutual surrender of their principles. – Robert Toombs

163537. The principles and policy of these Presidents were marked by the most enlarged and comprehensive statesmanship, promoting the highest interests of the Republic. – Robert Toombs

163538. There were thousands of abolitionists who were free traders. – Robert Toombs

163539. They demanded a monopoly of the coasting trade, in order to get higher freights than they could get in open competition with the carriers of the world. – Robert Toombs

163540. They all agree, they are all unanimous in Congress, in the States, on the rostrum, in the sanctuary – everywhere they declare that slavery shall not go into the Territories. – Robert Toombs

163541. The instant the Government was organized, at the very first Congress, the Northern States evinced a general desire and purpose to use it for their own benefit, and to pervert its powers for sectional advantage, and they have steadily pursued that policy to this day. – Robert Toombs

163542. This position of this Northern party brought about the troubles of 1850, and the political excitement of 1854. – Robert Toombs

163543. When we acquired California and New- Mexico this party, scorning all compromises and all concessions, demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them, and all other acquisitions of the Republic, either by purchase or conquest, forever. – Robert Toombs

163544. We have not sought this conflict; we have sought too long to avoid it; our forbearance has been construed into weakness, our magnanimity into fear, until the vindication of our manhood, as well as the defence of our rights, is required at our hands. – Robert Toombs

163545. We had a large common domain, already added by the several States for the common benefit of all; purchase and war might make large additions to this common domain; hence the power over existing and future territories, with the stipulation to admit new States, was conferred. – Robert Toombs

163546. We can today open wide the history of their administrations and point with pride to every act, and challenge the world to point out a single act stained with injustice to the North, or with partiality to their own section. – Robert Toombs

163547. They enlarged the domains of commerce by treaties with all nations, upon the great principle of equal justice to all nations, and special favors to none. – Robert Toombs

163548. With these vast advantages, ordinary and extraordinary, one would have supposed the North would have been content, and would have at least respected the security and tranquility of such obedient and profitable brethren; but such is not human nature. – Robert Toombs

163549. Those who tell you that the territorial question is an abstraction, that you can never colonize another territory without the African slavetrade, are both deaf and blind to the history of the last sixty years. – Robert Toombs

163550. The realization of ignorance is the first act of knowing. – Jean Toomer

163551. Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own. – Jean Toomer

163552. Fear is a noose that binds until it strangles. – Jean Toomer

163553. I am not less poet; I am more conscious of all that I am, am not, and might become. – Jean Toomer

163554. Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity. – Jean Toomer

163555. Most novices picture themselves as masters – and are content with the picture. This is why there are so few masters. – Jean Toomer

163556. No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight. – Jean Toomer

163557. Talk about it only enough to do it. Dream about it only enough to feel it. Think about it only enough to understand it. Contemplate it only enough to be it. – Jean Toomer

163558. We learn the rope of life by untying its knots. – Jean Toomer

163559. People mistake their limitations for high standards. – Jean Toomer

163560. Once you have selected a sport or a creative activity, the rules are pretty much the same. – Bill Toomey

163561. I think that money has changed my sport. – Bill Toomey

163562. The fans and supporters are also part of the Olympic family. – Bill Toomey

163563. The East Germans first used biomechanics. This meant that rather than guessing about technique and form, they could apply changes to athletic performance based on science. – Bill Toomey

163564. The Ancient Games are relatively obscure to most Olympians, but to understand just what the Games are about, it is really necessary to investigate the roots and the meaning that has transformed culture and society for so many years. – Bill Toomey

163565. The ability to mingle with so many countries and cultures is extremely valuable for men and women. – Bill Toomey

163566. Realize that from the start, every activity that comprises the journey has value and the ability to teach you something. – Bill Toomey

163567. Olympians are the product of the Movement, and to get them to the stadiums, pools and playing fields, it takes the actions of legions of people who might not be Olympians. – Bill Toomey

163568. Past Olympians have a continuing role within the Olympic family. – Bill Toomey

163569. My Olympic voyage has continued because it is so rewarding. – Bill Toomey

163570. My family knew, but most of the sporting world did not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed. – Bill Toomey

163571. The greatest feeling of accomplishment for me is the fact that I was an athlete who was somewhat disabled. – Bill Toomey

163572. If it were easy, it would have no value. – Bill Toomey

163573. One of the key elements is the ability to be honest with yourself. – Bill Toomey

163574. I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Fish Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease. – Bill Toomey

163575. I have competed before empty stadiums a lot in my career. – Bill Toomey

163576. During the 60’s, drug use was in fashion in the U.S. – Bill Toomey

163577. Athens will again be the host of the Games in 2004, but there are rumors that they might be switched if the Greeks don’t begin to construct the sites faster. – Bill Toomey

163578. As I mentioned previously, the tools that allow for optimum health are diet and exercise. – Bill Toomey

163579. Anabolic steroids were not banned until after the 72 Olympics. – Bill Toomey

163580. Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended. – Bill Toomey

163581. A key factor is to do training that is fun. – Bill Toomey

163582. A buddy will keep you honest and add a dimension of fun to your workout. – Bill Toomey

163583. It is always possible to improve. – Bill Toomey

163584. The Olympic movement is divided into two very distinct eras. – Bill Toomey

163585. Then in a fraction of a second, I realized that these sportsmen were not anyone’s enemies. – Bill Toomey

163586. There is no one magic move or secret that creates victory, but lots of little items that when added together can make you victorious. – Bill Toomey

163587. Those of us who participate realize the incredible honor bestowed on us, but to really understand the true scope and depth of the movement requires more investigation and concentration. – Bill Toomey

163588. Too many athletes do not admit their weaknesses. – Bill Toomey

163589. Too many athletes don’t have the ability to set a goal and then carefully go towards it. – Bill Toomey

163590. Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance. – Bill Toomey

163591. Understand from top to bottom what the effort requires. – Bill Toomey

163592. We have made drugs an Olympic event. It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life. – Bill Toomey

163593. Whatever pursuit you undertake, the requirements should start with a love of what it is that you are pursuing. – Bill Toomey

163594. When I competed, it was for honor and country. It was a privilege to be a part of the U.S. team. – Bill Toomey

163595. The Olympic Games of the Modern Era began in 1896 in the city of Athens. – Bill Toomey

163596. I think he intends to run for president… I think Senator McCain cares about the opinions of New Hampshire voters. – Pat Toomey

163597. I think it’s the broadest source of dissatisfaction amongst Republicans, out-of-control spending. – Pat Toomey

163598. If you don’t get spending under control, eventually you’re going to have a big tax increase. – Pat Toomey

163599. There’s nothing wrong with trying to reach out to new fans. – Carrot Top

163600. On the weekends, I would go down and play these clubs in Key West or West Palm Beach or surrounding areas of Florida and then I’d go back to school for the week. – Carrot Top

163601. My way of making people like me was to make ’em laugh. – Carrot Top

163602. My way of fitting in was through jokes and making people laugh. – Carrot Top

163603. I always thought marketing in general was an interesting kind of thing. I always liked commercials and billboards. – Carrot Top

163604. My real name is Scott Thompson. I could have gone by that name, but when I started doing comedy I thought I needed to go by something that has a little more of a hook. – Carrot Top

163605. People always want to put a label on you; they always want to compare you to something. – Carrot Top

163606. Like I told Howard, I can’t help it that I’m beautiful. – Carrot Top

163607. It’s weird, I never wish anything bad upon anybody, except two or three old girlfriends. – Carrot Top

163608. It’s our nature: Human beings like success but they hate successful people. – Carrot Top

163609. When I told my friends I was going to be a comedian, they laughed at me. – Carrot Top

163610. Video games are so popular these days, getting the opportunity to star in one is something special. More people should do it. – Carrot Top

163611. The blessing is that everyone knows who I am because of the commercials. – Carrot Top

163612. So I try not to look too far into the future because I think that everything happens and will happen for a reason. – Carrot Top

163613. People do give me a hard time about my hair because it’s orange and it’s big. – Carrot Top

163614. I think, over the years, I’ve kind of evolved. – Carrot Top

163615. I think the more you do this and the more comfortable you become on stage, you start speaking more and becoming more of a character in yourself. – Carrot Top

163616. I think it’s the fact that I do something different and that I actually have some success with it. That bothers a lot of people… especially comics. – Carrot Top

163617. I didn’t really have a plan of attack when I got in college. – Carrot Top

163618. I always make fun of KISS because I don’t particularly think their music is anything. – Carrot Top

163619. Comics don’t like to see other comics do well. – Carrot Top

163620. Carrot Top is a nickname that people call me and I thought that it was more marketable. – Carrot Top

163621. I was the class clown at school, but at home, my family wasn’t very funny. – Carrot Top

163622. I never looked at Gallagher like he was a threat to me. – Carrot Top

163623. I never listen to music in the house, I listen to music in the car. – Peter Tork

163624. Elvis deserves a lot of credit for bringing the blues to middle America, not the Vegas stuff. The early stuff, The Sun records, and the first few RCA records. He was wonderful, he had the power, the drive, and he was so dedicated to his music. – Peter Tork

163625. Every country has it trade offs. – Peter Tork

163626. Getting to play the blues has been transcendant for me. I can’t say if my finest hour is yet to come, you want to make a dent in this world, well I do anyway. – Peter Tork

163627. Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket, is a very rare skill. One of most difficult things to do in the world to do, hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat. Wonderful to watch. – Peter Tork

163628. I am a still friend with Dave Crosby, he’s a weird duck but I like him a lot. – Peter Tork

163629. I am more of an old black and white movies fan. – Peter Tork

163630. I did as well as I knew how and have nothing to be ashamed of. – Peter Tork

163631. I don’t know about friends, but what time I spent with The Beatles they were very courteous to me. – Peter Tork

163632. I get to play a scorching lead guitar, and there’s not much that’s more fun than that. – Peter Tork

163633. No, in 1968 I still wanted to be a Pop Star, and be about the music. Now, I want to be just about the music. – Peter Tork

163634. I like to listen the blues and some classical. – Peter Tork

163635. Only one of us would usually sing lead. Which most of the time was, Mickey or Dave. They thought it was perfectly a natural routine, because Mickey and Dave saw themselves as TV actors. – Peter Tork

163636. It was so much fun to do, play the blues and then play a Monkees’ set on the same night. – Peter Tork

163637. Michael Sunday and I are the original members of the band. We first did it just for charities and benefit concerts. It was very ad-hoc, and before we knew it, we were really a band. We went through several drummers and guitarists before we were happy with the line up. – Peter Tork

163638. My most favourite gigs that ever happened were solo, before The Monkees ever happened. – Peter Tork

163639. Oh, the most fun thing I’ve ever been asked to autograph was breasts. – Peter Tork

163640. Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins. – Peter Tork

163641. Original Monkees’ songs were produced very thinly, on purpose. – Peter Tork

163642. I have never done Cult TV before, the convention was good. It gives the fans a chance to meet the celebrities. Connect with the guy that used to be a bunch of coloured dots on your TV screen. – Peter Tork

163643. There hasn’t been one show that we did, that I didn’t enjoy to some extent. – Peter Tork

163644. Put you energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it’s too late to become a musician afterwards. – Peter Tork

163645. The Monkees was a straight sitcom, we used the same plots that were on the other situation comedies at the time. So the music wasn’t threatening, we weren’t threatening. – Peter Tork

163646. The groupies are far more real now than there were then. – Peter Tork

163647. Yes, I am a good singer. – Peter Tork

163648. The four of us couldn’t have made a record with the time left over when we were shooting the show. We were on stage from 7.30 in the morning ’til 7 at night. Later on, when there was a break from filming, and we were sick of doing it the old way. – Peter Tork

163649. We did very little improvisation on camera, and once in a while we did. – Peter Tork

163650. The blues brings you back into the fold. The blues isn’t about the blues, it’s about we have all had the blues and we are all in this together. – Peter Tork

163651. Shoe Suede Blues is ten years old this year. The Band consists of four members. – Peter Tork

163652. Ringo is one of the world’s true humans. The only one out those four guys, who did not have an agenda. Ringo was just into the music. – Peter Tork

163653. Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away. – Peter Tork

163654. Why waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen to the B Minor Mass? – Michael Torke

163655. There isn’t a dearth of it, but I will confess that it’s harder for me to find songs on which I’m willing to invest anything from ten to fifteen hours writing an arrangement than it was in times past. – Mel Torme

163656. Whenever I did a good performance, my Dad and my uncles, who were rabid movie fans, took me to the movies. There began my underlying love affair with film. – Mel Torme

163657. As regards my feelings about drummers – there’s Buddy Rich, and then there’s everybody else. – Mel Torme

163658. I hadn’t been a recording artist all that long when albums came on the scene, and I was one of the first singers to point the way to how varied an album’s contents could be. – Mel Torme

163659. See, I never wrote arrangements for the band for Judy Garland; I did strictly special material, special lyrics, put together all of her medleys. – Mel Torme

163660. I want to sing for the broadest possible audience. – Mel Torme

163661. I got into radio when I was eight, and I was one of the busiest child dramatic actors in America. – Mel Torme

163662. I was a singer professionally when I was four years old, and I did not really begin to play any instrument – the first one, of course, was drums – till I was about nine years old. – Mel Torme

163663. I would be a liar if I said it wouldn’t be lovely and soothing – that’s the word – to have a hit single or a hit album. – Mel Torme

163664. It may sound a bit like an army barracks, but the truth of the matter is: there must be some time laid aside for arranging, time for working on either a book or an article – I’ve written two articles in the last four months for the New York Times book review section. – Mel Torme

163665. My initial career, really, as a baby, was as a singer. – Mel Torme

163666. Right now, my career is in three directions: as a performer, as an arranger, as an author – and I don’t give any one of them true precedent, or true top marks, as opposed to the other two. – Mel Torme

163667. So I’m sorry, I’m going to continue to talk to the people, because I do believe that if they get to know you and what you are as a human being, they can more appreciate what you are as a performer. – Mel Torme

163668. Talking money is crass; so I’m not going to tell you what I made last year. – Mel Torme

163669. How many radio shows I did is lost to memory now; it’s in the hundreds – maybe even close to being in the thousands – for the span of years from the time I was eight till I was about fifteen. – Mel Torme

163670. But, in fairness to them, too, the popular song per se is really a pretty shallow medium to perform in. – Mel Torme

163671. Buddy Rich is one of a kind; he’s a genius, and that’s all there is to it. – Mel Torme

163672. As a singer, the biggest joy I have are the arrangements. – Mel Torme

163673. Because Chicago was to radio what Hollywood was to films and Broadway was to the theatre: it was the hub of radio. – Mel Torme

163674. As Buddy Rich, for instance, broke into the business at the age of three, I think it was, on drums, so indeed did I break into the business at the age of four as a singer. – Mel Torme

163675. I didn’t really have an act per se – a theatrical performance, as opposed to just: here I am, folks, and you’re all supposed to be dead quiet while I sing eight or nine songs, then get off the stage. – Mel Torme

163676. Because obviously the whole purpose of putting records out is purely and simply to make money. – Mel Torme

163677. Don’t ever humiliate a man. If you’re gonna have to dress him out, you take him aside and do it that way. That’s the one thing I don’t like about Hollywood: They go in for public humiliation. You shouldn’t do that to a man. – Rip Torn

163678. I’ve never hit anybody who hasn’t clocked me two or three times. – Rip Torn

163679. Anything new is always considered the devil’s tool. – Rip Torn

163680. Be your own politics, grow your own garden, and maybe you can help out more. – Rip Torn

163681. Everybody says, ‘You impress me as a guy who never wanted to be a movie star.’ I say, ‘Everybody in the world wants to be a movie star.’ – Rip Torn

163682. I think most actors are shy. I really do. The greatest actors can disappear. I had friends call me the Blend-In Man. – Rip Torn

163683. I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood. – Rip Torn

163684. I’ve got two old Volvos, two old Subarus, and an old Ford Ranger. If you’ve got an old car, you’ve gotta have at least several old cars, ’cause one’s always gonna be in the garage. – Rip Torn

163685. You can never turn your back on the ocean. – Rip Torn

163686. If I could just get a piece of lemon, it’d be great. – Rip Torn

163687. If you’re lucky enough to have a pretty girl love you and share herself and sleep with you, make that your secret. The best way to spoil love is by talking to too many people about it. – Rip Torn

163688. Let the other guys do the crybaby stuff. Go for the laughs. – Rip Torn

163689. Never think you’re better than anyone else, but don’t let anyone treat you like you’re worse than they are. – Rip Torn

163690. There’s always some kind of blacklist throughout history. But the difference is, in America they usually let you live. – Rip Torn

163691. When I grew up, people said, ‘You’ll never be the man your dad was.’ And I said, ‘Gee, I hope not.’ – Rip Torn

163692. I used to be friends with Miles Davis. He didn’t like many folks. I lived across the street from him. – Rip Torn

163693. I’m not Jack Nicholson. I’m not Brando. But I do mumble. – Benicio Del Toro

163694. There’s a lot of Latinos right now, a lot of filmmakers and writers that are Latin too. – Benicio Del Toro

163695. My goal as an actor has always been to reach a level where I can find a lot of interesting work, and I think I’m at that point now. The Oscar has given me a lot of recognition. – Benicio Del Toro

163696. You have to kill to survive. People have been doing it forever. I eat meat, and I eat fish. If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive. – Benicio Del Toro

163697. To be honest with you, I’d rather not be working. When you work, there are all sorts of deadlines and pressures. I like to do one thing and take my time to do the other one. – Benicio Del Toro

163698. There are a lot of good actresses out there. – Benicio Del Toro

163699. I’ve liked most of the films that I’ve been in and those are the kinds of films I like to see. – Benicio Del Toro

163700. I trained as a theater actor and you had a bare stage and you had to pretend, one prop and you are in the middle of 8th Ave. and traffic is just going by. – Benicio Del Toro

163701. I don’t think I could be a foot soldier. I don’t know if I could take orders too good. I’m a little lazy. – Benicio Del Toro

163702. Hopefully, I can play both sides of the fence. That’s probably what winning the Oscar gives me, the chance to do something with a studio and do other things that I really want to do. – Benicio Del Toro

163703. Before I was ever in high school, I had dark circles under my eyes. The rumor was I was a junkie. I have dark circles under my eyes, deal with it. – Benicio Del Toro

163704. When some people get parts, they feel they can now relax, but for me it was always the opposite. Sometimes before I do a movie or before I act out a scene, I may not sleep well the night before. If I don’t know what the scene is about, I might get all worked up. – Benicio Del Toro

163705. I see horror as part of legitimate film. I don’t see it as an independent genre that has nothing to do with the rest of cinema. – Guillermo del Toro

163706. I like John Carpenter. I like some of his films more than others. – Guillermo del Toro

163707. But I think we are seeing a resurgence of the graphic ghost story like The Others, Devil’s Backbone and The Sixth Sense. It is a return to more gothic atmospheric ghost storytelling. – Guillermo del Toro

163708. For Devil’s Backbone I loved it but I felt very pressured but so I was neurotic on the shoot. – Guillermo del Toro

163709. For eight years I did effects for other movies until I got my movie made. – Guillermo del Toro

163710. Hellboy is the first movie where both ends of the spectrum are combined. – Guillermo del Toro

163711. I’m a lapsed altar boy. – Guillermo del Toro

163712. What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek. – Guillermo del Toro

163713. Well, the first thing is that I love monsters, I identify with monsters. – Guillermo del Toro

163714. Well I think effects are tools. – Guillermo del Toro

163715. They’re getting more and more experience on what to expect, and the Hellboy audience is such a faithful and fanatic audience as I am, and you have to really be very open about what you do. – Guillermo del Toro

163716. There are two levels of vampirism: one is the regular vampire, which is just like it has always been; and then there’s the super vampires, which are a new breed we’ve created. – Guillermo del Toro

163717. The other thing that I started doing for myself was, I went through my diary of ideas that I keep and made sure that the translation of the comic to the movie was good. – Guillermo del Toro

163718. I like actors that are good with pantomime and that can transmit a lot by their presence and attitude more than through their dialogue. – Guillermo del Toro

163719. In that, Blade 2 is very much like a rock concert… if it’s too loud, you’re too old. – Guillermo del Toro

163720. When I was a teenager there was no video in my country. Betamax came to Mexico very slowly. – Guillermo del Toro

163721. I’d grab the camera and tell people what to do, and when I was 14, someone told me that it was called directing. – Guillermo del Toro

163722. I was part of a group that had a cinema club so every week we would project two or three movies on 16 or 35mm. – Guillermo del Toro

163723. I was directing before I knew it was called that. – Guillermo del Toro

163724. I think there is a very quiet power in things that are not on screen. – Guillermo del Toro

163725. I think there are movies that are so gigantic that you need a second unit. – Guillermo del Toro

163726. I think that The Eye is a particularly Americanized take on horror. – Guillermo del Toro

163727. I started when I was eight, doing super 8 films. – Guillermo del Toro

163728. It’s only in modern times that we have come to glorify vampirism. – Guillermo del Toro

163729. It’s huge. You win the first game of the series, you want to win the series. – Joe Torre

163730. It’s something you hope doesn’t happen. When you sign on to do a job, you hope you’ll be able to get it done. But that’s not always in your control. – Joe Torre

163731. When we lost, I couldn’t sleep at night. When we win, I can’t sleep at night. But, when you win, you wake up feeling better. – Joe Torre

163732. I’m not fighting any causes. I’m black, everybody can see that, but I am a storyteller for the masses. – Jackie Torrence

163733. Is it a surprise that into the vessel, in which the mercury has no inclination and no repugnance, not even the slightest, to being there, it should enter and should rise in a column high enough to make equilibrium with the weight of the external air which forces it up? – Evangelista Torricelli

163734. Many have argued that a vacuum does not exist, others claim it exists only with difficulty in spite of the repugnance of nature; I know of no one who claims it easily exists without any resistance from nature. – Evangelista Torricelli

163735. The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect. Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite distance beyond the confines of the world? – Evangelista Torricelli

163736. We have made many glass vessels… with tubes two cubits long. These were filled with mercury, the open end was closed with the finger, and the tubes were then inverted in a vessel where there was mercury. – Evangelista Torricelli

163737. There were no gifts. Everything is properly accounted for. I provided testimony and evidence to the committee… This was all stuff that was previously known. – Robert Torricelli

163738. I can’t see where there is anywhere left to move. If you don’t have a recount it’s hard to receive any more votes. – Robert Torricelli

163739. I will not be responsible for the loss of the Democratic majority in the United States Senate. – Robert Torricelli

163740. If you live long enough, you’ll experience everything. – Robert Torricelli

163741. It’s not like Massachusetts, where they’re baptized Democrats. – Robert Torricelli

163742. Let’s deal with each other honestly. – Robert Torricelli

163743. Ten of those Republican incumbents, all of whom voted for the impeachment of President Clinton, are from states that Bill Clinton carried. – Robert Torricelli

163744. The day that I was elected to the United States Senate remains among the most cherished of my life. – Robert Torricelli

163745. Non-technical questions sometimes don’t have an answer at all. – Linus Torvalds

163746. When you say “I wrote a program that crashed Windows,” people just stare at you blankly and say “Hey, I got those with the system, for free.” – Linus Torvalds

163747. When it comes to software, I much prefer free software, because I have very seldom seen a program that has worked well enough for my needs, and having sources available can be a life-saver. – Linus Torvalds

163748. Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done. – Linus Torvalds

163749. What commercialism has brought into Linux has been the incentive to make a good distribution that is easy to use and that has all the packaging issues worked out. – Linus Torvalds

163750. There are lots of Linux users who don’t care how the kernel works, but only want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is. – Linus Torvalds

163751. The thing with Linux is that the developers themselves are actually customers too: that has always been an important part of Linux. – Linus Torvalds

163752. Linux has definitely made a lot of sense even in a purely materialistic sense. – Linus Torvalds

163753. Making Linux GPL’d was definitely the best thing I ever did. – Linus Torvalds

163754. Microsoft isn’t evil, they just make really crappy operating systems. – Linus Torvalds

163755. The memory management on the PowerPC can be used to frighten small children. – Linus Torvalds

163756. My name is Linus, and I am your God. – Linus Torvalds

163757. Software is like sex: it’s better when it’s free. – Linus Torvalds

163758. People enjoy the interaction on the Internet, and the feeling of belonging to a group that does something interesting: that’s how some software projects are born. – Linus Torvalds

163759. Programmers are in the enviable position of not only getting to do what they want to, but because the end result is so important they get paid to do it. There are other professions like that, but not that many. – Linus Torvalds

163760. See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux, you have to be a sneaky bastard too. – Linus Torvalds

163761. You won’t get sued for anticompetitive behavior. – Linus Torvalds

163762. Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial software with the worst of free software. – Linus Torvalds

163763. I’ve never regretted not making Linux shareware: I really don’t like the pay for use binary shareware programs. – Linus Torvalds

163764. The Linux philosophy is ‘Laugh in the face of danger’. Oops. Wrong One. ‘Do it yourself’. Yes, that’s it. – Linus Torvalds

163765. The fame and reputation part came later, and never was much of a motivator, although it did enable me to work without feeling guilty about neglecting my studies. – Linus Torvalds

163766. The cyberspace earnings I get from Linux come in the format of having a Network of people that know me and trust me, and that I can depend on in return. – Linus Torvalds

163767. That’s what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It’s a positive feedback cycle. – Linus Torvalds

163768. Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program. – Linus Torvalds

163769. Before the commercial ventures, Linux tended to be rather hard to set up, because most of the developers were motivated mainly by their own interests. – Linus Torvalds

163770. I’ve been employed by the University of Helsinki, and they’ve been perfectly happy to keep me employed and doing Linux. – Linus Torvalds

163771. I’m generally a very pragmatic person: that which works, works. – Linus Torvalds

163772. I very seldom worry about other systems. I concentrate pretty fully on just making Linux the best I can. – Linus Torvalds

163773. I used to be interested in Windows NT, but the more I see it, the more it looks like traditional Windows with a stabler kernel. I don’t find anything technically interesting there. – Linus Torvalds

163774. I try to avoid long-range plans and visions – that way I can more easily deal with anything new that comes up. – Linus Torvalds

163775. I never felt that the naming issue was all that important, but I was obviously wrong, judging by how many people felt. I tell people to call it just plain Linux and nothing more. – Linus Torvalds

163776. I like to think that I’ve been a good manager. That fact has been very instrumental in making Linux a successful product. – Linus Torvalds

163777. I don’t try to be a threat to MicroSoft, mainly because I don’t really see MS as competition. Especially not Windows-the goals of Linux and Windows are simply so different. – Linus Torvalds

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163778. I don’t expect to go hungry if I decide to leave the University. Resume: Linux looks pretty good in many places. – Linus Torvalds

163779. I do get my pizzas paid for by Linux indirectly. – Linus Torvalds

163780. Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don’t remember the last time I couldn’t walk around in shorts all day. – Linus Torvalds

163781. Finnish companies tend to be very traditional, not taking many risks. Silicon Valley is completely different: people here really live on the edge. – Linus Torvalds

163782. Artists usually don’t make all that much money, and they often keep their artistic hobby despite the money rather than due to it. – Linus Torvalds

163783. Any program is only as good as it is useful. – Linus Torvalds

163784. A consumer doesn’t take anything away: he doesn’t actually consume anything. Giving the same thing to a thousand consumers is not really any more expensive than giving it to just one. – Linus Torvalds

163785. In many cases, the user interface to a program is the most important part for a commercial company: whether the programs works correctly or not seems to be secondary. – Linus Torvalds

163786. I’ve been very happy with the commercial Linux CD-ROM vendors linux Red Hat. – Linus Torvalds

163787. If Microsoft ever does applications for Linux it means I’ve won. – Linus Torvalds

163788. In my opinion MS is a lot better at making money than it is at making good operating systems. – Linus Torvalds

163789. Helsinki isn’t all that bad. It’s a very nice city, and it’s cold really only in wintertime. – Linus Torvalds

163790. I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven’t had time for tobacco since. – Arturo Toscanini

163791. When I was young, I kissed my first woman and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. Believe me, never since have I wasted any more time on tobacco. – Arturo Toscanini

163792. To some it is Napoleon, to some it is a philosophical struggle, to me it is allegro con brio. – Arturo Toscanini

163793. Can’t you read? The score demands “con amore,” and what are you doing? You are playing it like married men! – Arturo Toscanini

163794. God tells me how the music should sound, but you stand in the way. – Arturo Toscanini

163795. When I first found out that I was an Idol finalist, I cried tears of happiness. I was just so happy, and my family was there and the fact that got to see that moment and share that moment with me was just everything to me. – Pia Toscano

163796. If my life was a song the title would probably be ‘Clumsy’, ’cause I’m clumsy. – Pia Toscano

163797. This has been my dream since I was a little girl. I’ve worked so hard for this moment, and its finally coming true and I couldn’t be more happy. – Pia Toscano

163798. I’m definitely doing better. I never realized that I would get the support that I’ve gotten from everybody – from my fans, to people that I’ve idolized my whole life. So it’s overwhelming, it’s amazing and I believe that everything happens for a reason so I’m in a really good place right now. – Pia Toscano

163799. When I walk out on that stage, I just want America to know, that this is what I’m supposed to do. This is my dream. – Pia Toscano

163800. You don’t know for sure why things happen, but you know, it did! It was my time to go on the show and I’m excited to see what my future holds. – Pia Toscano

163801. I don’t sing in the shower at all, and I don’t sing in the shower, either. – Pia Toscano

163802. I just want to make everybody feel what I’m singing. And just to relate to me and know that this has been dream since I was a little girl. I’ve worked so hard for this, and I just want them to connect with me. – Pia Toscano

163803. My favorite type of music to sing is definitely those big ballads, I just love doing those power ballads. – Pia Toscano

163804. I truly don’t know why the boys are getting all the votes – it could be because they are really amazing, and that’s all there is to it. They’re really, really good and every single boy deserves to be in the competition right now, and so do the two girls. – Pia Toscano

163805. I’d like to do a pop album with an R and B influence. I definitely want to have those big ballads with the uptempo hits as well. – Pia Toscano

163806. For the live shows, I’m just getting my song together. I go back to my hotel room and I just listen to my song over and over again, figure out how to make it different and put my little Pia spin on it. – Pia Toscano

163807. I’ve got to pick myself up Dust myself off And start all over again. – Peter Tosh

163808. In the beginning there was the word. The word was Jah. The word is in I, Jah is in I. I make what is good, better, and what is better, best. I follow this in every aspect of life. – Peter Tosh

163809. I travel the garden of music, thru inspiration. It’s a large, very large garden, seen? – Peter Tosh

163810. I mean the flesh, never fade! The flesh never leave the creation, see, because with that divine spirit the flesh cannot fade. If the spirit is weak then the flesh fade, seen? – Peter Tosh

163811. I am not a politician… I only suffer the consequences. – Peter Tosh

163812. Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die. – Peter Tosh

163813. And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, ‘love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow. – Peter Tosh

163814. To have the truth in your possession you can be found guilty, sentenced to death. – Peter Tosh

163815. I actually think with age comes some level of wisdom. – Nina Totenberg

163816. I didn’t know how much I cared about having a woman on the court until the day there was a woman on the court. – Nina Totenberg

163817. Well no administration ever wants an independent overseer, and there are very good career people who are in charge of this investigation, but it could get hairy. – Nina Totenberg

163818. Soul, soul is nothing. Can you see it, smell it, touch it? No. – Dan Totheroh

163819. When a man gets his money in bad ways, when he sees the better course and takes the worse, then the devil’s in his heart, and that fixes him. – Dan Totheroh

163820. I have tried to do what is true and not ideal. – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

163821. Of course one should not drink much, but often. – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

163822. I paint things as they are. I don’t comment. – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

163823. Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it. – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

163824. Joy is a subtle elf; I think one’s happiest when he forgets himself. – Cyril Tourneur

163825. I shine in tears like the sun in April. – Cyril Tourneur

163826. Acceptance of one’s life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices. – Paul Tournier

163827. At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance. – Paul Tournier

163828. Let us not seek to bring religion to others, but let us endeavor to live it ourselves. – Paul Tournier

163829. Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets. – Paul Tournier

163830. Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual. – Paul Tournier

163831. Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. – Paul Tournier

163832. The more refined and subtle our minds, the more vulnerable they are. – Paul Tournier

163833. My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up – not to be escapist but to take you out of misery. – Allen Toussaint

163834. To get to New Orleans you don’t pass through anywhere else. That geographical location, being aloof, lets it hold onto the ritual of its own pace more than other places that have to keep up with the progress. – Allen Toussaint

163835. The world is new to us every morning – this is God’s gift; and every man should believe he is reborn each day. – Baal Shem Tov

163836. I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes, After the day’s great sun! – Charles Hanson Towne

163837. It was not possible to film in California, because all the areas are heavily built up now. Coming to Cape Town is an invitation to step into the past and recreate Los Angeles of the 1930s. – Robert Towne

163838. You’re torn between wanting to fill in all the spaces and knowing that’s really going to screw up the screenplay. And yet, how are you going to communicate it to people who really don’t understand the process? – Robert Towne

163839. You’re dumber than you think I think you are. – Robert Towne

163840. One of the reasons for going back into the past is that it’s almost the only place that there’s any drama. – Robert Towne

163841. Now they’re attracted to one another, but repelled by their ethnic origins, so that there was something to overcome. They had to overcome their own prejudices, which had been imposed by the culture – their own shame at being Mexican and Italian. – Robert Towne

163842. It made me alive to the fact that the most important thing sometimes is what isn’t said – to prepare for moments of revelation that can be read entirely on actors’ faces without dialogue. – Robert Towne

163843. If you have a good ear for dialogue, you just can’t help thinking about the way people talk. You’re drawn to it. And the obsessive interest in it forces you to develop it. You almost can’t help yourself. – Robert Towne

163844. I’m excited and encouraged to see people getting involved with their public lands and forests. We really need the public’s help to repair these heavily used recreation sites. – Robert Towne

163845. I think that those are the things that you can uniquely do with film that are difficult to do anywhere else: they can bring a picture to life, give it a natural and historical context and make you feel that everything else is suddenly credible. – Robert Towne

163846. Finally, Colin Farrell showed up on my doorstep, only he wasn’t Colin Farrell – he was just this Irish kid who had read the script and wanted to do it. – Robert Towne

163847. But, uh, censorship at that time said that you just absolutely couldn’t do anything involving children and so we had to go from there. I don’t remember what I changed it to. Duvall is just excellent in it. – Robert Towne

163848. But time has caught up with it and I think vindicated it. Shampoo, too: very dark, very ambitious movie. – Robert Towne

163849. And I think one way or another it’s evident to those who work with me that as a writer, a director, a friend, as somebody’s there that’s very anxious to get the movie made. – Robert Towne

163850. Of course I’m respectable. I’m old. Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough. – Robert Towne

163851. Democracy is not about one party dominating. – Ed Townsend

163852. If we are really going to learn from others, we must decide to fully obey. – Ed Townsend

163853. In order to be discipled by others a person must have a trusting heart, one that listens even when it doesn’t fully comprehend or see the end result. – Ed Townsend

163854. Teachability and trust always leads to total obedience. – Ed Townsend

163855. If I told you what it takes to reach the highest high you’d laugh and say nothing that simple, but you’ve been told many times before messiah’s point you to the door though no one’s got the guts to leave the temple. – Peter Townsend

163856. It’s an ordinary day for Brian. Like, he died every day, you know. – Peter Townsend

163857. Most of my songs are about Jesus. Most of my songs are about the idea that there is salvation, and that there is a Savior. But I won’t mention his name in a song just to get a cheap play. – Peter Townsend

163858. Acting is great. You spend your whole life trying to get it right. – Stuart Townsend

163859. Every time I start a new piece of work, I spend a long while under the duvet thinking I can’t do it. – Sue Townsend

163860. I think we take it for granted that if you are with your husband after 30 years, then he is the love of your life. – Sue Townsend

163861. Live with all of your senses. – Sue Townsend

163862. The monarchy is finished. It was finished a while ago, but they’re still making the corpses dance. – Sue Townsend

163863. I cannot go to the Opera, because I have forsworn all expense which does not end in pleasing me. – Charles Townshend

163864. What we learned quite early on is what was really important to early British pop that we produced-and this is where we were distinct from almost everybody else in this respect-is that it had to reflect exactly what the audience wanted us to say. – Pete Townshend

163865. I’m only interested in rites of passage stories. – Pete Townshend

163866. It wasn’t just about flashing lights and pinball machines blowing up and things like that. It was about using encores, bringing back the good songs and using techniques that I knew about from rock performance. – Pete Townshend

163867. It’s like the mod thing is happening again. – Pete Townshend

163868. Some of our early work was two minutes twenty when it actually came out on vinyl, very, very, very short. Sometimes if you made a three-minute record they would make you do an edited version for radio, particularly in America. – Pete Townshend

163869. The problem for me, still today, is that I write purely with one dramatic structure and that is the rite of passage. I’m not really skilled in any other. Rock and roll itself can be described as music to accompany the rite of passage. – Pete Townshend

163870. We tried not to age, but time had its rage. – Pete Townshend

163871. What I took back, because of my exposure to the Jewish music of the 30s and the 40s in my upbringing with my father, was that kind of theatrical songwriting. It was always a part of my character. This desire to make people laugh. – Pete Townshend

163872. What I’m trying to do is find either existing properties or come up with properties or angles or stories which will create music drama. It’s my obsession and most of all I would like to remain working in theatre. I think it’s very much alive. – Pete Townshend

163873. What theatre started to look at much earlier than any other form was the internal operations of ordinary people, sometimes using mythic models in order to tell the story. – Pete Townshend

163874. But what was interesting about what the Who did is that we took things which were happening in the pop genre and represent them to people so that they see them in a new way. I think the best example is Andy Warhol’s work, the image of Marilyn Monroe or the Campbell’s soup can. – Pete Townshend

163875. I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth. – Pete Townshend

163876. What the Who is all about is exactly that and it always has been. If it exists today for this concert, it’s in response again to a function which is happening out there on the street. – Pete Townshend

163877. Bob Dylan did the first really long record – Like A Rolling Stone – I think it was four minutes. – Pete Townshend

163878. I think I probably would have enjoyed to keep my own private pain out of my work. But I was changed by my audience who said your private pain which you have unwittingly shown us in your early songs is also ours. – Pete Townshend

163879. As a young man, every bone in my body wanted to pick up a machine gun and kill Germans. And yet I had absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly nobody invited me to do the job. But that’s what I felt that I was trained to do. Now no part of my upbringing was militaristic. – Pete Townshend

163880. Even modern English people are imperious, superior, ridden by class. All of the hypocrisy and the difficulties that are endemic in being British also make it an incredibly fertile place culturally. A brilliant place to live. Sad but true. – Pete Townshend

163881. Early British pop was helped tremendously by the writing of Bob Dylan who had proved you could write about political and quite controversial subjects. Certainly what we did followed on from what was happening with the angry young men in the theatre. – Pete Townshend

163882. A lot of my audience are in their 50s. But they want me to pretend to continue to be pretending. – Pete Townshend

163883. I only really started to go to plays and to be interested in drama 20 years ago when as an artist I was already well-rounded. I think I’m more disciplined today. – Pete Townshend

163884. He is the king. If it hadn’t been for Link Wray and ‘Rumble,’ I would have never picked up a guitar. – Pete Townshend

163885. I have terrible hearing trouble. I have unwittingly helped to invent and refine a type of music that makes its principal proponents deaf. – Pete Townshend

163886. I just could not believe that 30 years later we’re still looking at people who are supposed to write little 2-minute pop that when they actually try to do something that’s a little bit more they regard it as pretentious. – Pete Townshend

163887. I know how it feels to be a woman because I am a woman. And I won’t be classified as just a man. – Pete Townshend

163888. Everything that I had done creatively related to two or three incidents that happened to me when I was a child that I’d forgotten. Everything, absolutely everything. – Pete Townshend

163889. It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163890. Of the twenty-two civilizations that have appeared in history, nineteen of them collapsed when they reached the moral state the United States is in now. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163891. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163892. The equation of religion with belief is rather recent. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163893. The extinction of race consciousness as between Muslims is one of the outstanding achievements of Islam, and in the contemporary world there is, as it happens, a crying need for the propagation of this Islamic virtue. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163894. To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163895. The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent like whales that have taken to the land. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163896. I do not believe that civilizations have to die because civilization is not an organism. It is a product of wills. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163897. The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163898. The human race’s prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163899. History not used is nothing, for all intellectual life is action, like practical life, and if you don’t use the stuff well, it might as well be dead. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163900. History is a vision of God’s creation on the move. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163901. Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163902. Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163903. As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163904. Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163905. America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163906. A life which does not go into action is a failure. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163907. A city that outdistances man’s walking powers is a trap for man. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163908. I can not think of any circumstances in which advertising would not be an evil. – Arnold J. Toynbee

163909. Working lives are for the state to influence. Unemployment makes people unhappy. So does instability. – Polly Toynbee

163910. One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives. – Polly Toynbee

163911. Openness about death has led to greater care about all aspects of dying. – Polly Toynbee

163912. People want the right to die at a time of their own choosing. Too many families have watched helplessly as a relative dies slowly, longing for death. – Polly Toynbee

163913. So what really works? Treatments in jail do some good, but it’s mostly too late: finding a family and a job or just growing older make most prisoners eventually give up crime. – Polly Toynbee

163914. The best care on earth cannot prevent us all dying in the end. – Polly Toynbee

163915. The strongest predictor of unhappiness is anyone who has had a mental illness in the last 10 years. It is an even stronger predictor of unhappiness than poverty – which also ranks highly. – Polly Toynbee

163916. There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious. – Polly Toynbee

163917. My mother begged doctors to end her life. She was beyond the physical ability to swallow enough of the weak morphine pills she had around her. When she knew she was dying I promised to make sure she could go at a time of her choosing, but it was impossible. I couldn’t help. – Polly Toynbee

163918. Thresholds of pain, indignity and incapacity are entirely personal. – Polly Toynbee

163919. Is anyone serious about the politics of happiness? David Cameron dipped a toe in the water, using the word lightly, but denying the hard policies it implies. Labour shies away from it, but should take up the challenge. – Polly Toynbee

163920. This is indeed a clash of civilisations, not between Islam and Christendom but between reason and superstition. – Polly Toynbee

163921. Could a government dare to set out with happiness as its goal? Now that there are accepted scientific proofs, it would be easy to audit the progress of national happiness annually, just as we monitor money and GDP. – Polly Toynbee

163922. Most people come to fear not death itself, but the many terrible ways of dying. – Polly Toynbee

163923. But the single overwhelming reason why jails are bursting is longer sentences given for more crimes. – Polly Toynbee

163924. My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense. – Polly Toynbee

163925. Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm for other Labour policy disasters. No one tells the voters that crime is falling: let them stay scared senseless. – Polly Toynbee

163926. Happiness is a real, objective phenomenon, scientifically verifiable. That means people and whole societies can now be measured over time and compared accurately with one another. Causes and cures for unhappiness can be quantified. – Polly Toynbee

163927. How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world’s main religions? – Polly Toynbee

163928. In the polls, over 80% support the right to die and have done for the last 25 years. Even 80% of practising Catholics and Protestants support it, plus 76% of Church Times readers. – Polly Toynbee

163929. Inequality makes everyone unhappy, the poor most of all, and that is well within the remit of the state. More money gives less extra happiness the richer we get, yet we are addicted to earning and spending more every year. – Polly Toynbee

163930. It is now possible to quantify people’s levels of happiness pretty accurately by asking them, by observation, and by measuring electrical activity in the brain, in degrees from terrible pain to sublime joy. – Polly Toynbee

163931. But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches’ bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living, a Labour government – yes, a Labour government – is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools. – Polly Toynbee

163932. But instead of standing up for reason, our government is handing education over to the world of faith. – Polly Toynbee

163933. We have learned to live with unholiness and have come to look upon it as the natural and expected thing. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163934. Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163935. You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163936. We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163937. The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163938. The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163939. Salvation is from our side a choice, from the divine side it is a seizing upon, an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God. Our “accepting” and “willing” are reactions rather than actions. The right of determination must always remain with God. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163940. Man appears for a little while to laugh and weep, to work and play, and then to go to make room for those who shall follow him in the never-ending cycle. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163941. “Let God be true but every man a liar” is the language of true faith. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163942. In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we’re pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker’s praise without anxiety. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163943. If God gives you a watch, are you honoring Him more by asking Him what time it is or by simply consulting the watch? – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163944. One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163945. An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children. He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163946. An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand. – Aiden Wilson Tozer

163947. The way to my heart is by being truthful and spontaneous. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163948. I am young. I better show off what I have now. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163949. When you grow up on film, people sometimes have difficulties accepting the fact that you are growing up. They always imagine you younger. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163950. The sexy moments for me, I wasn’t thinking of them as sexy. I was thinking of them as more specific to my character. So it was necessary for my character’s development in the movie, so that’s how I played it. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163951. The food was interesting. My background is Russian, so cheese and potatoes are my love. There was plenty of that. And fried cheese! It is really, really, really good. And really, really, really bad for you. It’s like an artery on a plate. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163952. My mother was there every day of the production. You know what? My mother and I are so close, she really understands the fact that I am 18 and I am maturing. I guess I am not your average 18 year-old. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163953. Most people say they talk to me and I sound older. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163954. Keep your private life private. Be open to suggestions from different people. And just be nice. I have heard stories about people who are just plain rude to the press or fans. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163955. I wrapped “Buffy” and I always felt on “Buffy” that they wanted to keep me younger for a specific reason. It seemed like I was getting younger every year that I was on the show. I think there was a reference to me being 15, then 14. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163956. I plays Joe’s best friend. I am the only one he has ever been able to trust in his life, so I help him understand what happened to him when he was younger. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163957. I just feel – specifically about that holiday – why is it just one day that you have to tell the person that you love how much you love them? I think that is a little silly. I am much more the girl that likes the spontaneous. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163958. I have never understood that. I come from a place where the press makes or breaks an actor and it is more of a teamwork relationship. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163959. I have many valentines. My mom and my sister and my directors. I got calls from all of them. And my friends. I respect what Valentine’s Day stands for because it is about love. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163960. I have ballet class every other day for two hours. And for “Six Feet Under”, last week there was a sequence where I had to do a whole choreographed dance number, so I had four hours of dance practice every day. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163961. Yes, romance has found it’s way into my heart in the past. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163962. Ice skating is very difficult. It takes a lot of discipline and a lot of hard work. It’s fun, but you are there on the ice every morning freezing and trying to do these moves and these tricks. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163963. I don’t like to search too much. I find it is easier when romance finds you. – Michelle Trachtenberg

163964. The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life. – Brian Tracy

163965. You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you. – Brian Tracy

163966. Your company’s most valuable asset is how it is known to its customers. – Brian Tracy

163967. Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else. – Brian Tracy

163968. Your greatest asset is your earning ability. Your greatest resource is your time. – Brian Tracy

163969. You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile. – Brian Tracy

163970. The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you. – Brian Tracy

163971. Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality. – Brian Tracy

163972. The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. – Brian Tracy

163973. The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. – Brian Tracy

163974. You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. – Brian Tracy

163975. You can become an even more excellent person by constantly setting higher and higher standards for yourself and then by doing everything possible to live up to those standards. – Brian Tracy

163976. Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience. – Brian Tracy

163977. Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy. – Brian Tracy

163978. We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves. – Brian Tracy

163979. Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future. – Brian Tracy

163980. The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image. – Brian Tracy

163981. The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire. – Brian Tracy

163982. Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it. – Brian Tracy

163983. Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars. – Brian Tracy

163984. Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event. – Brian Tracy

163985. Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future. – Brian Tracy

163986. All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. – Brian Tracy

163987. Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life. – Brian Tracy

163988. Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all. – Brian Tracy

163989. Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. – Brian Tracy

163990. Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor. – Brian Tracy

163991. I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often. – Brian Tracy

163992. If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals. – Brian Tracy

163993. If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings. – Brian Tracy

163994. Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed. – Brian Tracy

163995. If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development. – Brian Tracy

163996. Successful people are simply those with successful habits. – Brian Tracy

163997. It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going. – Brian Tracy

163998. Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance. – Brian Tracy

163999. People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine. – Brian Tracy

164000. Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” – Brian Tracy

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