180000 famous quotes part 166 – 165001 to 166000

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180000 famous quotes part 166 – 165001 to 166000

165001. Handball, swimming, running, jumping, basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing. – Gene Tunney

165002. Fat is one of the chief enemies of the heart because it has to be plentifully supplied with blood and thus needlessly increases the pumping load that the heart must sustain. – Gene Tunney

165003. Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart. – Gene Tunney

165004. The way to know about championship quality is to learn from champions, and that I did; studying them with professional purpose during my time in the ring and from habitual interest afterward. – Gene Tunney

165005. The Craft was what it was. People who respond to that movie respond to it really strongly. – Robin Tunney

165006. This Tourette’s center sent me a package that was like 900 hundred pages. – Robin Tunney

165007. I’ve quoted Lost in America several times. – Robin Tunney

165008. In acting there’s two different things: You’re either pitching in a scene, or you’re catching. – Robin Tunney

165009. Movies are getting more and more expensive to distribute. You need a lot of money to get people into theaters. – Robin Tunney

165010. My friends that are snobs think its cool I did a movie with Albert Brooks. – Robin Tunney

165011. People work really hard to get to a certain point. But they have to work just as hard to stay there. – Robin Tunney

165012. Thirty years ago, there was definitely a huge difference between men and women, and the man wanting to feel like the protector, and not scare the wife. – Robin Tunney

165013. I’ve been doing this long enough that you can tell when people have seen you in something they didn’t enjoy, and when they have seen you in something they actually enjoyed. – Robin Tunney

165014. I usually play disenfranchised youth. – Robin Tunney

165015. People do eventually see something that’s quality. – Robin Tunney

165016. A film’s success or failure is strictly on the director’s shoulders. – Robin Tunney

165017. I’m from Chicago. My grandfather was a policeman, and my aunts are married to policemen. – Robin Tunney

165018. I’m a firm believer that actors take to work who they aren’t at home. People show their other self in their art or in their work. – Robin Tunney

165019. I really wanted to be nasty and mean and bad. It’s so much easier than being the good girl. – Robin Tunney

165020. I haven’t really done a lot of comedies. I don’t know why, because I really like them. – Robin Tunney

165021. I did a film about the Zodiac Killer. It turned out well. – Robin Tunney

165022. After I read all the medical journals and watched all the documentaries, I still didn’t understand the physical sensation of ticking and where it comes from and what it feels like. – Robin Tunney

165023. After I do a big movie I get offered big movies. But I always do the weirdest indie. – Robin Tunney

165024. Actors love mental disorders, dialects, and corsets. Give them one of the three and they’re happy. – Robin Tunney

165025. I’m really proud to have been in The Craft. I will always be that chick from The Craft, no matter what I do. – Robin Tunney

165026. I’m attracted to roles where I don’t have to wear makeup. – Robin Tunney

165027. You have the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of England, the Presbyterians, the Wesleyans, represented in each school, and they are each to take alternate days. – Charles Tupper

165028. The hon. gentleman had better spare his interrogations if they are as senseless as that one. – Charles Tupper

165029. That children shall be compelled to receive religious instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents, is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest. – Charles Tupper

165030. My great desire has been to remove from the political arena a question of this kind that is calculated to prevent us getting a verdict upon the important political issues that separate the two parties in this country. – Charles Tupper

165031. It is idle to waste time and discuss whether it was within our power and duty to see whether we could prepare a Bill better than the Remedial Bill. – Charles Tupper

165032. It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890, were taken away by legislation of 1890. – Charles Tupper

165033. I do not see any reason why they should not be given the means to give their teachers just as high an education as is secured by attendance at the Protestant schools. – Charles Tupper

165034. That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board. – Charles Tupper

165035. A privilege may not be a right, but, under the constitution of the country, I do not gather that any broad distinction is drawn between the rights and the privileges that were enjoyed and that were taken away. – Charles Tupper

165036. The position the Government finds itself in is not one of constructing a law, but of carrying out a decision given by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. – Charles Tupper

165037. A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165038. Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165039. Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165040. Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165041. Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165042. Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory? – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165043. If thou art master to thyself, circumstances shall harm thee little. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165044. He who does not tire, tires adversity. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165045. God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165046. A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

165047. Nature creates while destroying, and doesn’t care whether it creates or destroys as long as life isn’t extinguished, as long as death doesn’t lose its rights. – Ivan Turgenev

165048. Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse? – Ivan Turgenev

165049. Whatever a person may pray for, that person prays for a miracle. Every prayer comes down to this – Almighty God, grant that two times two not equal four. – Ivan Turgenev

165050. We sit in the mud… and reach for the stars. – Ivan Turgenev

165051. To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness. – Ivan Turgenev

165052. Time, as is well known, sometimes flies like a bird and sometimes crawls like a worm, but human beings are generally particularly happy when they don’t notice whether it’s passing quickly or slowly. – Ivan Turgenev

165053. Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail; but a man is happiest when he does not even notice whether it passes swiftly or slowly. – Ivan Turgenev

165054. There are some moments in life, some feelings; one can only point to them and pass by. – Ivan Turgenev

165055. The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children. – Ivan Turgenev

165056. Women… can’t live with ’em… can’t shoot ’em. – Ivan Turgenev

165057. Circumstances define us; they force us onto one road or another, and then they punish us for it. – Ivan Turgenev

165058. Most people can’t understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do. – Ivan Turgenev

165059. In the end, nature is inexorable: it has no reason to hurry and, sooner or later, it takes what belongs to it. Unconsciously and inflexibly obedient to its own laws, it doesn’t know art, just as it doesn’t know freedom, just as it doesn’t know goodness. – Ivan Turgenev

165060. In days of doubt, in days of dreary musings on my country’s fate, you alone are my comfort and support, oh great, powerful, righteous, and free Russian language! – Ivan Turgenev

165061. I agree with no one’s opinion. I have some of my own. – Ivan Turgenev

165062. However much you knock at nature’s door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words. – Ivan Turgenev

165063. Death’s an old joke, but each individual encounters it anew. – Ivan Turgenev

165064. One may speak about anything on earth with fire, with enthusiasm, with ecstasy, but one only speaks about oneself with avidity. – Ivan Turgenev

165065. People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves; that relieves them of the necessity of having their own will and of taking responsibility for themselves. – Ivan Turgenev

165066. A poet must be a psychologist, but a secret one: he should know and feel the roots of phenomena but present only the phenomena themselves in full bloom or as they fade away. – Ivan Turgenev

165067. We are not interested in the fact that the brain has the consistency of cold porridge. – Alan Turing

165068. Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. – Alan Turing

165069. No, I’m not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I’m after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company. – Alan Turing

165070. Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity. – Alan Turing

165071. Machines take me by surprise with great frequency. – Alan Turing

165072. A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human. – Alan Turing

165073. We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done. – Alan Turing

165074. I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted. – Alan Turing

165075. There’s no question that Roberts will vote like William Rehnquist… If he swings, it will be from right to far right. – Jonathan Turley

165076. While Congress saw some need to loosen the standard in the initial days of a war, it wanted the president to comply with FISA in carrying out surveillance in the United States. – Jonathan Turley

165077. What I did for a living for so many years separated who I was from what I did. – Christy Turlington

165078. Nicotine is both a stimulant and a depressant, so that can make one feel quite imbalanced. – Christy Turlington

165079. Parents should be the most important examples for their children. – Christy Turlington

165080. Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking. A child is more likely to smoke when they have been raised in the environment of a smoker. – Christy Turlington

165081. People always think that if you eat anything as a model, it’s amazing. I used to tease them and say, you know I’m going to throw up afterwards. – Christy Turlington

165082. Pranayama is the practice of breath control. The word prana refers not only to breath, but also to air and life itself. – Christy Turlington

165083. Sacred spaces can be created in any environment. – Christy Turlington

165084. The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation, or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself. – Christy Turlington

165085. It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is. – Christy Turlington

165086. When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out. – Christy Turlington

165087. Yoga gave me the ability to calm down. – Christy Turlington

165088. Yoga has brought me closer to myself. It’s helped me realize the interconnectedness of the mind, body and spirit, in the Buddhist sense of the word. – Christy Turlington

165089. Yoga has reinforced and grounded my own spiritual beliefs. – Christy Turlington

165090. Yoga is about compassion and generosity towards others. It means being mindful of the world around us. – Christy Turlington

165091. Yoga is not a religion to me. – Christy Turlington

165092. You can usually tell when I’m happy by the fact that I’ve put on weight. – Christy Turlington

165093. So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma. – Christy Turlington

165094. I sincerely feel that beauty largely comes from within. – Christy Turlington

165095. Any spirituality can be enhanced with the practice or study of yoga. – Christy Turlington

165096. A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion. – Christy Turlington

165097. As long as I was breathing with the contractions and not pushing against them, I felt better. That idea is fundamental-to feel pain and not to resist; to go towards it. It is an incredibly spiritual practice. – Christy Turlington

165098. I don’t think that artists of any kind would or could sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible with their influence on people, especially young people. – Christy Turlington

165099. I have a beer belly. – Christy Turlington

165100. I have lots of other mountains that I would like to climb. I have no dream of Everest, but there are some, like Mount Fuji, I’d like to do. – Christy Turlington

165101. I like the big questions. – Christy Turlington

165102. Most of us harbour a significant amount of subconscious fear about death, and act out of this fear in our daily lives. – Christy Turlington

165103. I really wanted to share with people the day-to-day joys that yoga can bring into one’s life-not just the physical aspects. – Christy Turlington

165104. Modeling is a profession where your worth is tied up with looks. – Christy Turlington

165105. I started practicing Yoga at about 18. I had a friend who was doing it and was incredibly disciplined and meditated all the time. – Christy Turlington

165106. I tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis, but found that I needed to do it alone – when the time was right for me. – Christy Turlington

165107. I was never directly pressured by peers, but by surrounding myself with others who were experimenting with smoking provided a certain false comfort. – Christy Turlington

165108. I would be very proud to have influenced anyone that I know or don’t know to quit smoking. – Christy Turlington

165109. I’d rather go naked than wear fur. – Christy Turlington

165110. It is better to not even try it than to endure the ramifications of either quitting smoking or dying. – Christy Turlington

165111. It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death. – Christy Turlington

165112. I never understand why people have children and then insist on living as though nothing has shifted. – Christy Turlington

165113. Ayurveda is a sister philosophy to yoga. It is the science of life or longevity and it teaches about the power and the cycles of nature, as well as the elements. – Christy Turlington

165114. When a man meets catastrophe on the road, he looks in his purse, but a woman looks in her mirror. – Margaret Turnbull

165115. This all comes down to what we know about life on Earth. – Margaret Turnbull

165116. No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother’s affair. – Margaret Turnbull

165117. A proper family diary with everyone’s events and parties in it really helps organise the household. – Anthea Turner

165118. There’s no getting away from it: you have to clean. – Anthea Turner

165119. The first rule of management is delegation. Don’t try and do everything yourself because you can’t. – Anthea Turner

165120. Storage is important. Whether it’s cushions you only use outside in the summer, or blankets that only come out in the winter, you’ve always got to think of where to store them. – Anthea Turner

165121. Run a home like you would a small business and treat it with the same seriousness. – Anthea Turner

165122. Rearranging furniture, adding some candles, or making even small tweaks can really make the difference. – Anthea Turner

165123. Knowing that you’re the one who’s been rejected, God it makes you feel isolated. I defy anybody not to be a bit upset. I felt as though I’d walked into the house trailing all this baggage. – Anthea Turner

165124. It’s cool to have a well run, comfortable and inviting home. – Anthea Turner

165125. If you are a housewife, take pride in that. – Anthea Turner

165126. Consider your house from an aesthetic point of view. – Anthea Turner

165127. If everybody knows where everything is kept you can avoid wasting time looking for things. – Anthea Turner

165128. When the whistle blew and the call stretched thin across the night, one had to believe that any journey could be sweet to the soul. – Charles Tennyson Turner

165129. It was a perfect night for a train. The occasional whistle told Louis of all the farewells he had ever known. – Charles Tennyson Turner

165130. Not until he stood at the altar did he achieve a sense of being hale and furnished. It was strange, he thought, that a man would find his surest current in the spot where he felt least worthy. – Charles Tennyson Turner

165131. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character. – Dale Turner

165132. People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress. – Dale Turner

165133. Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. – Dale Turner

165134. The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded. – Dale Turner

165135. Because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls, our influence is determined by the quality of our being. – Dale Turner

165136. If we had had the right technology back then, you would have seen Eva Braun on the Donahue show and Adolf Hitler on Meet the Press. – Ed Turner

165137. You can’t work on 15 problems at the same time. – Fred L. Turner

165138. I get a bit of a kick out of exporting private enterprise and incentives. – Fred L. Turner

165139. I think the ability to focus is a thread that runs through so-called successful people. And that’s something that can be developed. It can be self-taught. – Fred L. Turner

165140. If I had been a bricklayer I’d still have been a journeyman. – Fred L. Turner

165141. People who are employed in a way they don’t like – my heart cries for them. – Fred L. Turner

165142. There were around 1,000 stores when I was made president. – Fred L. Turner

165143. Work hard, use your common sense and don’t be afraid to trust your instincts. – Fred L. Turner

165144. You need to decide what problems, what opportunities, what projects you’re going to work on. – Fred L. Turner

165145. We’ve got a low turnover management group and executive group who’ve grown up in the business. – Fred L. Turner

165146. The West is now closed. – Frederick Jackson Turner

165147. The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement, explain American development. – Frederick Jackson Turner

165148. Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time. – Frederick Jackson Turner

165149. As every new breed of virus is conceived, created and released into the wild, another small change is made to the anti-virus software to combat the new threat. – Glenn Turner

165150. There is one major problem with anti-virus software: It needs updating. Users cannot be relied upon to have even the anti-virus software in the first place, let alone be able or willing to pay for the updates. – Glenn Turner

165151. After all, just one virus on a computer is one too many. – Glenn Turner

165152. Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere. – Glenn Turner

165153. I’m very fast on teaching guys. Like, when I came over here, I only had two rehearsals with the band. I wondered when I first got here… but it sure came up great. – Ike Turner

165154. I can put a hip-hop beat to reggae. That is, I can have real reggae in the drums and in the rhythm, and on top of it I can put The Rolling Stones’ feeling, anyone’s feeling on top. Nobody has ever done this before, man. – Ike Turner

165155. I miss riding those fast trains in Japan… ’cause I’d never seen a train that fast in my life. – Ike Turner

165156. I really enjoy myself in Norway. Because I had started losing confidence in my ability of what I do. But sometimes, man, you just get tired of fighting and trying to prove yourself. – Ike Turner

165157. I still play Strat, I don’t know nothing else. Strats and Telecasters. – Ike Turner

165158. I wanna record these girls individually. And then, I wanna cut a blues album on me. But all of it, original stuff, you know. When I listen to the blues today, it’s like they all sounds similar. I wanna do something different, to try to add to the blues flavor. – Ike Turner

165159. I’m just beginning to develop callouses on my fingers, because I haven’t played a lot. – Ike Turner

165160. I always considered myself being an organizer. I’m very good at teaching singers, I’m very good at staging a show, to entertain people. But I never included myself. I never applied this to me as an artist. – Ike Turner

165161. I’m really thankful to God, man. Like now, I’m really making a real comeback with my group. With or without a record, with or without a movie. And behind all the negative press behind this movie. – Ike Turner

165162. Either accept people for what they are, or don’t. So, in other words, man, if people don’t know me, I think they do themself an injustice. Because, as a whole, I think I’m a good person. – Ike Turner

165163. In China, when you get to the airport everyone be talking in American slang. – Ike Turner

165164. In those days, man, in the ’50s, black people in the South… We didn’t recognize contracts that much. And we didn’t recognize marriages that much, either. – Ike Turner

165165. Spector is a good guy, but he’s a nut. Ha, ha, ha! You know, I love him, but he’s unpredictable. He’s OK as long as he don’t drink. – Ike Turner

165166. They have all different names for music. I think the music I’m going to change the style with is going to be really, really big-years and years after I’m gone. – Ike Turner

165167. They used to say it was bad for Indians to drink, but it’s bad for anybody. When they drink they lose their cool, a lot of us. Like when we played with Sonny Boy, I would never get paid, you know. He would drink up all the money. – Ike Turner

165168. They would come down in Mississippi, they hired me as a talent scout. And I would go all over Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, and find out different artists for them. – Ike Turner

165169. They’ll probably start working on my movie sometime… They are doing a complete movie of my life story. It will not be based on any negativity. It will be more about my life, from a kid, how I came up and why I came through. – Ike Turner

165170. Walt Disney got away with portraying me in the light that they were portraying me in. I have always been a fighter, so… But I have no regrets, man. It’s just like God brought me through the drugs, I know he’ll bring me through this. – Ike Turner

165171. I’m not gonna try to defend, or undo what’s been done. All I could say about whatever’s been done, it’s been done, and it’s water under the bridge. I have no regrets of my life. – Ike Turner

165172. I believe I was ahead of my time. – Ike Turner

165173. If I could find anything blacker than black, I’d use it. – J. M. W. Turner

165174. However, I do firmly believe in maintaining the integrity of the animal. – Janine Turner

165175. Acting manifested as the primary focus over the years but now I am stirring the pot once again with my voice. – Janine Turner

165176. I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Texas Ballet Theater. – Janine Turner

165177. I have always been intrigued with singing and I actually started my career in musical comedies. – Janine Turner

165178. I don’t believe in messing with mother-nature too much. – Janine Turner

165179. My Longhorns are registered and I am a member of the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association. – Janine Turner

165180. My desire is to let go of my ego and let in His direction. – Janine Turner

165181. My desire is to walk with God every day. – Janine Turner

165182. In 2003, I had the pleasure of acting in three films. – Janine Turner

165183. Thus, during the winter of 2003 I ventured into a new arena as a professional photographer. – Janine Turner

165184. You can take the girl out of Texas but not the Texas out of the girl and ultimately not the girl out of Texas. – Janine Turner

165185. The second purchase was my ranch, Mockingbird Hill. The third purchase was Longhorn cattle. – Janine Turner

165186. My desire is to stand up and brush myself off when I make mistakes and ask for forgiveness. – Janine Turner

165187. The ranch was raw land when I bought it and, for better or worse, I have designed every aspect of it from the corrals, the arena, to the barn, to the house. – Janine Turner

165188. Longhorns are unique – each and every one of them is a different color with a different design. – Janine Turner

165189. My desire is to be a forgiving, non-judgmental person. – Janine Turner

165190. I have always written poetry but I have never applied it to songwriting. – Janine Turner

165191. I have learned how to plant coastal hay, fertilize and bale it. – Janine Turner

165192. I love to ride horses, hike in the woods with Juliette and appraise Longhorns. – Janine Turner

165193. I now have great color sprinkled throughout my herd. – Janine Turner

165194. I wrote my children’s book because I believe there are children that are hurting and may need to know that there is love out there for them- God’s love. – Janine Turner

165195. I, also, found the opportunity to work with the actors extremely gratifying and rewarding. – Janine Turner

165196. My time is now. – John Turner

165197. Substantive and procedural law benefits and protects landlords over tenants, creditors over debtors, lenders over borrowers, and the poor are seldom among the favored parties. – John Turner

165198. Because of my political views, I’ve been targeted as a lightning rod, someone who’s too far out there. – John Turner

165199. There are still women who are not living their own lives, but living through their men or their children. – Kathleen Turner

165200. If my ego was out of whack and I believed I could carry anything off, that would be a stupid risk. But so far there’s been no reason not to try anything. – Kathleen Turner

165201. I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won’t do anything that has to do with child abuse or women’s abuse. – Kathleen Turner

165202. I think my mission is to become the greatest human I can. I know that sounds pompous, but what else do we have? – Kathleen Turner

165203. I’m not a New York snob. – Kathleen Turner

165204. I think Europeans have enough tradition and respect for the experience and body of work of an actress that they don’t sell out to the new ones. – Kathleen Turner

165205. I’m not very active politically. The causes I work on offer immediate, practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me. – Kathleen Turner

165206. I’m very old-fashioned in some ways because of my father, who thought that being a public servant was an honor. Everyone must find a capacity in which they can serve, because we all benefit from society. – Kathleen Turner

165207. I’m very practical. What I’m reaching for is individualism for women. – Kathleen Turner

165208. I want people to like me. They don’t have to always like my characters, you understand. – Kathleen Turner

165209. It begins and ends with money. It’s absurd in this day and age when we need so much money for education, health, for people, that a $100 million dollars can be spent on a film. It’s obscene. – Kathleen Turner

165210. It never occurred to me that I couldn’t change things that needed changing or couldn’t have what I wanted if I worked hard enough and was good enough. – Kathleen Turner

165211. My father was a diplomatic officer. As a diplomat’s daughter, you have to learn to present yourself very early on. – Kathleen Turner

165212. My husband says I can do anything I put my mind to, but the truth i, the only thing I want to do is act. – Kathleen Turner

165213. The older I get, the less I suffer fools gladly. – Kathleen Turner

165214. What makes me angry? The education of children. How in God’s name can you expect to have a functioning society the way we teach our kids? – Kathleen Turner

165215. Women are responsible for creating their own roles. – Kathleen Turner

165216. I rent houses in LA when I’m filming. I find the isolation there terrifying. There’s nowhere to go, there’s nowhere to be with people. I’m not a beach bunny. – Kathleen Turner

165217. A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family. – Kathleen Turner

165218. The big gap between the ability of actors is confidence. – Kathleen Turner

165219. I don’t believe in simply accumulating money, but I have the luxury to say that, because I have enough for all my needs. – Kathleen Turner

165220. What we need is more women writers, writing for older women. There are some actresses who have production companies and create their own material, and I truly admire that. – Kathleen Turner

165221. A woman my age is not supposed to be attractive or sexually appealing. I just get kinda tired of that. – Kathleen Turner

165222. You shouldn’t get to live in society and give nothing back. People complain about their taxes, yet they do nothing for the community. That makes me furious. – Kathleen Turner

165223. At about 40, the roles started slowing down. I started getting offers to play mothers and grandmothers. – Kathleen Turner

165224. Being a sex symbol has to do with an attitude, not looks. Most men think it’s looks, most women know otherwise. – Kathleen Turner

165225. Crimes of Passion, which is one of the best films I’ve done, will live strongly in my resume, even though it didn’t do well. – Kathleen Turner

165226. Get more women producers, writers, directors. Why should we expect men to do it for us? They can’t. – Kathleen Turner

165227. I always thought the point was to have a bigger life, to meet more people. So I don’t understand Hollywood. – Kathleen Turner

165228. As I traveled from one country to another, no one knew anything about me. So I could be anybody, I could speak as I wished, act as I wished, dress as I wished. – Kathleen Turner

165229. I do not admire young actresses whose foreheads cannot move. – Kathleen Turner

165230. I often play women who are not essentially good or likable, and I often go through a stage where I hate them. Then I end up loving and defending them. – Kathleen Turner

165231. I figured as I got older, the good roles for women would be in the theatre. So 15 years ago I started building a Broadway career to try and develop the chops to be accepted as a great theatrical actress. – Kathleen Turner

165232. I find the idea of today’s icons being teenagers incredibly uninspiring. – Kathleen Turner

165233. I had a great deal of pressure to move to LA after Romancing the Stone came out and I’d become very popular. But people came to me anyway. – Kathleen Turner

165234. I have a brother who’s a psychologist. He says three-quarters of the world are born feeling that they will be affected by the world; one quarter are born knowing that they will affect the world. – Kathleen Turner

165235. I have health. I have a wonderful support system. I have the admiration of millions of strangers, which I do not underestimate. – Kathleen Turner

165236. I have no desire to play most of the roles being offered. – Kathleen Turner

165237. I know there are nights when I have power, when I could put on something and walk in somewhere, and if there is a man who doesn’t look at me, it’s because he’s gay. – Kathleen Turner

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165238. I never feel more alive than when I’m on stage. On film you feel chopped up, you can be acting from the neck up, or the hand, there is a lot of close up. – Kathleen Turner

165239. I never took to Hollywood. – Kathleen Turner

165240. I am certainly a liberal. – Kathleen Turner

165241. This is not about abortion or the antics. This is about pro choice versus anti-choice and government intervention in a woman’s personal decisions about her life. – Kathleen Turner

165242. I’m so gullible. I’m so damn gullible. And I am so sick of me being gullible. – Lana Turner

165243. A gentleman is simply a patient wolf. – Lana Turner

165244. A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man. – Lana Turner

165245. I would rather lose a good earring than be caught without make-up. – Lana Turner

165246. I’ve always loved a challenge. – Lana Turner

165247. It’s said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies – because you never know when you’ll have to work with them. – Lana Turner

165248. My life has been a series of emergencies. – Lana Turner

165249. The truth is, sex doesn’t mean that much to me now. – Lana Turner

165250. Humor has been the balm of my life, but it’s been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana. – Lana Turner

165251. Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer. – Nat Turner

165252. We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they’re already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces. – Ted Turner

165253. I see what keeps people young: work! – Ted Turner

165254. War has been good to me from a financial standpoint but I don’t want to make money that way. I don’t want blood money. – Ted Turner

165255. I’ve never run into a guy who could win at the top level in anything today and didn’t have the right attitude, didn’t give it everything he had, at least while he was doing it; wasn’t prepared and didn’t have the whole program worked out. – Ted Turner

165256. If I had any humility I would be perfect. – Ted Turner

165257. If I only had a little humility, I’d be perfect. – Ted Turner

165258. Just because your ratings are bigger doesn’t mean you’re better. – Ted Turner

165259. Life is a game. Money is how we keep score. – Ted Turner

165260. Life is like a B-movie. You don’t want to leave in the middle of it but you don’t want to see it again. – Ted Turner

165261. My son is now an ‘entrepreneur.’ That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job. – Ted Turner

165262. Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world. – Ted Turner

165263. You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win. – Ted Turner

165264. To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you’re truly wireless. – Ted Turner

165265. You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for. – Ted Turner

165266. I know what I’m having ’em put on my tombstone: ‘I have nothing more to say’. – Ted Turner

165267. There’s nothing wrong with being fired. – Ted Turner

165268. The United States has got some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that. – Ted Turner

165269. The mind is just another muscle. – Ted Turner

165270. Sports is like a war without the killing. – Ted Turner

165271. The media is too concentrated, too few people own too much. There’s really five companies that control 90 percent of what we read, see and hear. It’s not healthy. – Ted Turner

165272. Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had. To be honest, my hands shook as I signed it away. I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the richest man in the world. – Ted Turner

165273. All my life people have said that I wasn’t going to make it. – Ted Turner

165274. I didn’t get here for my acting… but I love show business. – Ted Turner

165275. I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement. – Ted Turner

165276. Every few seconds it changes – up an eighth, down an eighth -it’s like playing a slot machine. I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million. – Ted Turner

165277. Delhi came as a shock. There were so many people, and oh, the traffic. – Tina Turner

165278. Physical strength in a woman – that’s what I am. – Tina Turner

165279. My career always took me away from home, I was always away from home and I just wanted to be at home. – Tina Turner

165280. I’m perfectly fine now if I never went on stage again. – Tina Turner

165281. I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up. – Tina Turner

165282. I’m pleased with my life, with the journey. – Tina Turner

165283. In Buddhism there are words you can say… as you say the words with rhythm the conscious tells the subconscious. – Tina Turner

165284. In Tennessee where I grew up, there were animals, farms, wagons, mules. – Tina Turner

165285. In the USA there is no female equivalent to god. – Tina Turner

165286. It just feels like Erwin and me… even at night I don’t feel I have to look pretty in bed. – Tina Turner

165287. Movies are movies: they take you back in time, and how it still is for some. – Tina Turner

165288. I’m not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it’s like relaxing into – and an acceptance of – things. – Tina Turner

165289. I never had that thing about being black. If the whole world was like that, maybe there would be more harmony and love. – Tina Turner

165290. I want to know what the difference between the essence of a man and woman is. – Tina Turner

165291. For me the goddess is the female of God, She is powerful if different. – Tina Turner

165292. I know the difference between black magic and white magic. – Tina Turner

165293. I heard stories from my mother’s mother who was an American Indian. She was spiritual, although she did not go to church, but she had the hum. She used to tell me stories of the rivers. – Tina Turner

165294. I don’t want to be dragging myself on stage, year in year out, until someone else tells me it is time to go. There are certain birthdays that make you revalue your life. – Tina Turner

165295. I don’t want to act just to be on the screen doing anything and looking any kind of way. – Tina Turner

165296. I don’t like to dwell on the past. – Tina Turner

165297. I didn’t worry about it because I kind of felt I left a good message and memory with the people in terms of my work, and I always felt with a good record, I could always come back. – Tina Turner

165298. I didn’t have anybody, really, no foundation in life, so I had to make my own way. Always, from the start. I had to go out in the world and become strong, to discover my mission in life. – Tina Turner

165299. I believe in prayer and in strong belief. – Tina Turner

165300. I am attracted to myths. – Tina Turner

165301. I am a practicing Buddhist. I have been for 25 years. – Tina Turner

165302. Greatest hits is easy because one has nothing to do – except that we both, Roger and I, felt that new songs should be there because I’ve been away for awhile. – Tina Turner

165303. I need that on stage. I need a burst of life. That’s entertainment for me. – Tina Turner

165304. But I believe we have a higher level of mentality within us, but we have to use the power in the right way. – Tina Turner

165305. My parents separated when I was younger. – Tina Turner

165306. I was always attracted to science fiction movies. – Tina Turner

165307. You wouldn’t believe that I still have the bikers with the caps to the side at my door, ringing the doorbell. – Tina Turner

165308. Sometimes we need help from a god. – Tina Turner

165309. Well, these days, if you’re away five years, you might not be able to get back. – Tina Turner

165310. This is what I want in heaven… words to become notes and conversations to be symphonies. – Tina Turner

165311. You take your problems to a god, but what you really need is for the god to take you to the inside of you. – Tina Turner

165312. Keep your shop, and your shop will keep you. – William Turner

165313. You may have heard the world is made up of atoms and molecules, but it’s really made up of stories. When you sit with an individual that’s been here, you can give quantitative data a qualitative overlay. – William Turner

165314. I tend to write in the mornings. – Scott Turow

165315. If life’s lessons could be reduced to single sentences, there would be no need for fiction. – Scott Turow

165316. On the streets, unrequited love and death go together almost as often as in Shakespeare. – Scott Turow

165317. People talk of me as being the inventor of the legal thriller. – Scott Turow

165318. Postmodernism cost literature its audience. – Scott Turow

165319. The great break of my literary career was going to law school. – Scott Turow

165320. The one thing I would like more credit for is being part of a movement which involves recognising the importance of plot and asserting that books of literary worth could be written that had plots. – Scott Turow

165321. The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof, really is an author. – Scott Turow

165322. The purpose of narrative is to present us with complexity and ambiguity. – Scott Turow

165323. I’m the worst person about publicizing myself. – Aida Turturro

165324. There are some people who’re all doctors. Is it genetic? – Aida Turturro

165325. The romance stuff is easy. A sex scene… that’s hard, because you don’t know what to do. Those scenes are awkward. – John Turturro

165326. When you sit down and watch something alone, you’re going to watch it for what it is. – John Turturro

165327. When the day’s work is over, it’s over. – John Turturro

165328. The past has to inform the present. – John Turturro

165329. When I see these guys write all this macho stuff I want to smash their heads. – John Turturro

165330. Games sometimes can reveal things. To watch someone in movement, unconscious movement, can be very stimulating and revealing, whether they win or not. – John Turturro

165331. I’ve done nudity. I’m an exhibitionist. It doesn’t matter. – John Turturro

165332. My interest lies in my self-expression – what’s inside of me – not what I’m in. – John Turturro

165333. I think I’ve had more of a variety in what I’ve done than most actors. – John Turturro

165334. You think of stars as ambitious or aggressive or self-oriented. – John Turturro

165335. I play chess badly and I’ve been beaten by my 10-year old son. – John Turturro

165336. I make a list of what I have in common, and what I don’t have in common, with someone I’m playing. – John Turturro

165337. I think you learn more from looking at how things occurred and what happened afterward, not just at the event. – John Turturro

165338. I love to act, and I try to be challenged by what I do. – John Turturro

165339. If a film doesn’t play, people aren’t going to be that nice. – John Turturro

165340. If I was a criminal, stationery stores and bakeries would be the two kinds of places I would concentrate on. – John Turturro

165341. Al Michaels is a good announcer. I think Keith Jackson is a terrific announcer. I always loved him on Monday Night Football. I never understood why they got rid of him. – John Turturro

165342. A lot of films need planning in order to survive at all. It’s part of the dog and pony show. – John Turturro

165343. In my first film, Five Corners, I played a very scary, violent crazed character, and it exposed me to a lot of directors. – John Turturro

165344. It’s great to watch someone get the most out of what they can do, whether they’re a beautiful performer or just a really gritty performer. It’s something to behold. – John Turturro

165345. Levi is one of the best authors I’ve ever read. It’s hard not to have an immediate personal response to his work. He has such a quiet tone. – John Turturro

165346. Locked in each human skull is a little world all its own. – Robert Tusker

165347. Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health. – Thomas Tusser

165348. Who quick be to borrow and slow be to pay, their credit is naught, go they ever so gay. – Thomas Tusser

165349. Seek home for rest, for home is best. – Thomas Tusser

165350. God sendeth and giveth both mouth and meat. – Thomas Tusser

165351. At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year. – Thomas Tusser

165352. A fool and his money are soon parted. – Thomas Tusser

165353. Sweet April showers do spring May flowers. – Thomas Tusser

165354. Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa – particularly the ‘forgotten emergencies’ in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal. – Desmond Tutu

165355. Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity. – Desmond Tutu

165356. My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. – Desmond Tutu

165357. In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute – a white skin. – Desmond Tutu

165358. If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. – Desmond Tutu

165359. I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights. – Desmond Tutu

165360. I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum. – Desmond Tutu

165361. For goodness sake, will they hear, will white people hear what we are trying to say? Please, all we are asking you to do is to recognize that we are humans, too. – Desmond Tutu

165362. Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are. – Desmond Tutu

165363. Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity. – Desmond Tutu

165364. A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons. – Desmond Tutu

165365. You must show the world that you abhor fighting. – Desmond Tutu

165366. You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. – Desmond Tutu

165367. Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu

165368. When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said “Let us pray.” We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land. – Desmond Tutu

165369. When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens. – Desmond Tutu

165370. What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled? – Desmond Tutu

165371. We would like to see you departing peacefully. – Desmond Tutu

165372. We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low. – Desmond Tutu

165373. Those who invest in South Africa should not think they are doing us a favor; they are here for what they get out of our cheap and abundant labor, and they should know that they are buttressing one of the most vicious systems. – Desmond Tutu

165374. Without forgiveness, there’s no future. – Desmond Tutu

165375. Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written. – Mark Twain

165376. Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. – Mark Twain

165377. You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. – Mark Twain

165378. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. – Mark Twain

165379. When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old. – Mark Twain

165380. But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most? – Mark Twain

165381. Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved. – Mark Twain

165382. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. – Mark Twain

165383. Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul. – Mark Twain

165384. Better a broken promise than none at all. – Mark Twain

165385. Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. – Mark Twain

165386. Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. – Mark Twain

165387. Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself. – Mark Twain

165388. Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation. – Mark Twain

165389. Why shouldn’t truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense. – Mark Twain

165390. Work is a necessary evil to be avoided. – Mark Twain

165391. Buy land, they’re not making it anymore. – Mark Twain

165392. A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape. – Mark Twain

165393. George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie. – Mark Twain

165394. Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. – Mark Twain

165395. Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven. – Mark Twain

165396. Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. – Mark Twain

165397. Familiarity breeds contempt – and children. – Mark Twain

165398. Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. – Mark Twain

165399. Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. – Mark Twain

165400. Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. – Mark Twain

165401. Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. – Mark Twain

165402. Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. – Mark Twain

165403. Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times. – Mark Twain

165404. Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company. – Mark Twain

165405. God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. – Mark Twain

165406. Golf is a good walk spoiled. – Mark Twain

165407. Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. – Mark Twain

165408. Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn’t. – Mark Twain

165409. A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. – Mark Twain

165410. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. – Mark Twain

165411. Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Mark Twain

165412. All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure. – Mark Twain

165413. Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. – Mark Twain

165414. Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary. – Mark Twain

165415. Everything has its limit – iron ore cannot be educated into gold. – Mark Twain

165416. As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake. – Mark Twain

165417. Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. – Mark Twain

165418. A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar. – Mark Twain

165419. Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. – Mark Twain

165420. Don’t let schooling interfere with your education. – Mark Twain

165421. Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. – Mark Twain

165422. Don’t say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream. – Mark Twain

165423. Don’t tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish. – Mark Twain

165424. Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today. – Mark Twain

165425. If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way. – Mark Twain

165426. I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know. – Mark Twain

165427. I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. – Mark Twain

165428. A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way. – Mark Twain

165429. Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own. – Mark Twain

165430. Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. – Mark Twain

165431. I never let schooling interfere with my education. – Mark Twain

165432. If the world comes to an end, I want to be in Cincinnati. Everything comes there ten years later. – Mark Twain

165433. I’ve never let my school interfere with my education. – Mark Twain

165434. All generalizations are false, including this one. – Mark Twain

165435. A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. – Mark Twain

165436. A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read. – Mark Twain

165437. A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds. – Mark Twain

165438. Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often. – Mark Twain

165439. All right, then, I’ll go to hell. – Mark Twain

165440. If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat. – Mark Twain

165441. I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it. – Mark Twain

165442. Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it. – Mark Twain

165443. If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first. – Mark Twain

165444. He is now rising from affluence to poverty. – Mark Twain

165445. I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up. – Mark Twain

165446. Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. – Mark Twain

165447. I can live for two months on a good compliment. – Mark Twain

165448. Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever. – Mark Twain

165449. I don’t give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way. – Mark Twain

165450. I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell – you see, I have friends in both places. – Mark Twain

165451. I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough. – Mark Twain

165452. I have made it a rule never to smoke more that one cigar at a time. – Mark Twain

165453. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. – Mark Twain

165454. I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting. – Mark Twain

165455. I make it a rule never to smoke while I’m sleeping. – Mark Twain

165456. I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened. – Mark Twain

165457. What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce. – Mark Twain

165458. We are all alike, on the inside. – Mark Twain

165459. We have the best government that money can buy. – Mark Twain

165460. What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before. – Mark Twain

165461. What a wee little part of a person’s life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself. – Mark Twain

165462. What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin. – Mark Twain

165463. What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce. – Mark Twain

165464. When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people. – Mark Twain

165465. When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear. – Mark Twain

165466. When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not. – Mark Twain

165467. When in doubt tell the truth. – Mark Twain

165468. When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself. – Mark Twain

165469. When red-haired people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn. – Mark Twain

165470. We Americans… bear the ark of liberties of the world. – Mark Twain

165471. When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain. – Mark Twain

165472. Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain’t so. – Mark Twain

165473. When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained. – Mark Twain

165474. There is no distinctly American criminal class – except Congress. – Mark Twain

165475. There are lies, damned lies and statistics. – Mark Twain

165476. There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one – keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy. – Mark Twain

165477. There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice. – Mark Twain

165478. Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it. – Mark Twain

165479. There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable. – Mark Twain

165480. Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody. – Mark Twain

165481. There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist. – Mark Twain

165482. Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered – either by themselves or by others. – Mark Twain

165483. Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. – Mark Twain

165484. To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble. – Mark Twain

165485. To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal. – Mark Twain

165486. To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. – Mark Twain

165487. Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t. – Mark Twain

165488. Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work. – Mark Twain

165489. There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce. – Mark Twain

165490. Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. – Mark Twain

165491. Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough. – Mark Twain

165492. The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. – Mark Twain

165493. The educated Southerner has no use for an ‘R’, except at the beginning of a word. – Mark Twain

165494. The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. – Mark Twain

165495. The Christian’s Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes. – Mark Twain

165496. The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain

165497. Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself. – Mark Twain

165498. Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah… didn’t miss the boat. – Mark Twain

165499. Substitute “damn” every time you’re inclined to write “very”; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. – Mark Twain

165500. Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. – Mark Twain

165501. Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late. – Mark Twain

165502. Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. – Mark Twain

165503. Prosperity is the best protector of principle. – Mark Twain

165504. Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks. – Mark Twain

165505. The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year. – Mark Twain

165506. Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. – Mark Twain

165507. The more you explain it, the more I don’t understand it. – Mark Twain

165508. Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial “we.” – Mark Twain

165509. Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed. – Mark Twain

165510. The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not. – Mark Twain

165511. There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded. – Mark Twain

165512. The wit knows that his place is at the tail of a procession. – Mark Twain

165513. The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice. – Mark Twain

165514. The trouble ain’t that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain’t distributed right. – Mark Twain

165515. The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven. – Mark Twain

165516. The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane. – Mark Twain

165517. The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause. – Mark Twain

165518. The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. – Mark Twain

165519. The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little. – Mark Twain

165520. The Public is merely a multiplied “me.” – Mark Twain

165521. The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. – Mark Twain

165522. The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop. – Mark Twain

165523. Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet. – Mark Twain

165524. The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become. – Mark Twain

165525. One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. – Mark Twain

165526. The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. – Mark Twain

165527. The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives. – Mark Twain

165528. The lack of money is the root of all evil. – Mark Twain

165529. The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner. – Mark Twain

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165530. The public is the only critic whose opinion is worth anything at all. – Mark Twain

165531. It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. – Mark Twain

165532. Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one. – Mark Twain

165533. Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. – Mark Twain

165534. It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. – Mark Twain

165535. It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. – Mark Twain

165536. It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling. – Mark Twain

165537. It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it. – Mark Twain

165538. Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat. – Mark Twain

165539. It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races. – Mark Twain

165540. Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about. – Mark Twain

165541. Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. – Mark Twain

165542. It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. – Mark Twain

165543. It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. – Mark Twain

165544. It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected. – Mark Twain

165545. It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. – Mark Twain

165546. It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them. – Mark Twain

165547. It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress. – Mark Twain

165548. It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. – Mark Twain

165549. It ain’t those parts of the Bible that I can’t understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand. – Mark Twain

165550. In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. – Mark Twain

165551. In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. – Mark Twain

165552. If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. – Mark Twain

165553. It is easier to stay out than get out. – Mark Twain

165554. Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins. – Mark Twain

165555. It is just like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions. – Mark Twain

165556. Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid. – Mark Twain

165557. Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation. – Mark Twain

165558. No sinner is ever saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon. – Mark Twain

165559. Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits. – Mark Twain

165560. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. – Mark Twain

165561. Necessity is the mother of taking chances. – Mark Twain

165562. Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident. – Mark Twain

165563. My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water. – Mark Twain

165564. Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. – Mark Twain

165565. Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied. – Mark Twain

165566. Man was made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired. – Mark Twain

165567. Man is the only animal that blushes – or needs to. – Mark Twain

165568. Man – a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired. – Mark Twain

165569. Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it. – Mark Twain

165570. Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul. – Mark Twain

165571. Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. – Mark Twain

165572. Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. – Mark Twain

165573. Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all. – Mark Twain

165574. My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. – Mark Twain

165575. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. – Mark Twain

165576. Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain. – Mark Twain

165577. Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest. – Mark Twain

165578. Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt. – Mark Twain

165579. Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. – Mark Twain

165580. Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. – Mark Twain

165581. ‘Classic.’ A book which people praise and don’t read. – Mark Twain

165582. Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities. – Mark Twain

165583. By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean. – Mark Twain

165584. Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. – Mark Twain

165585. I feel like in a way I’m starting over, with everything. – Shania Twain

165586. It was just like a dream. I could have ended up with an album that’s not all that different from anything else coming out of Nashville. Mutt made the difference. He took these songs, my attitude, my creativity, and colored them in a way that is unique. – Shania Twain

165587. I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you’re really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That’s the way I’ve always lived my life. – Shania Twain

165588. I’ll always be sad that my marriage ended. – Shania Twain

165589. One day, someone said to me, ‘Do you want to go jump out of an airplane?’ I felt like I had nothing to lose anymore, so I said, ‘Why not?’ And every day since then, I ask myself that question. – Shania Twain

165590. My voice is stronger today than ever. – Shania Twain

165591. I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that’s making me successful. – Shania Twain

165592. It’s important to give it all you have while you have the chance. – Shania Twain

165593. Putting a stamp on things just helps you say, ‘Hey, yesterday I was there, and today I’m here.’ It’s another step forward, and it feels like another turning point and an unleashing of creativity, and now I’m going to start focusing on the show and the production, the fun stuff that comes with it. – Shania Twain

165594. If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it’s a compliment, but I just wear whatever feels comfortable. – Shania Twain

165595. I’m never at my best on television. There’s a row of cameras between you and the audience, and it’s very weird, very confusing. – Shania Twain

165596. I’m more private than people realize. I’m not that easy to get to know. – Shania Twain

165597. I really hope my peers appreciate and respect what I’m doing. – Shania Twain

165598. All I ever intended was to make a living at what I do. Everything I’ve achieved since then is above and beyond. – Shania Twain

165599. Country music is still your grandpa’s music, but it’s also your daughter’s music. It’s getting bigger and better all the time and I’m glad to be a part of it. – Shania Twain

165600. Dysphonia is not a singing problem. It’s a voice box issue in the muscle on the voice, very different from having a nodule on the vocal cords, which I’ve never had. I’m lucky that I’ve never had that. It needs a long renewal time, and even today, I am still addressing it. – Shania Twain

165601. I don’t want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain. – Shania Twain

165602. I feel like I’m on top of the world. Honestly, I feel like I’ve climbed a very giant mountain, and I’m just standing right on top with my arms wide open and breathing rarified air. – Shania Twain

165603. I feel sexy when I get out of the tub – your skin is fresh and you’ve put up your hair without looking. – Shania Twain

165604. I was in a very deep, dark slump, and I needed to find a way to get myself out of it. I had to force myself back out into life, back out into experiencing things. – Shania Twain

165605. I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I’ve never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up. – Shania Twain

165606. Later in my life, I’m going to look back and smile and be very fulfilled. I know that if I don’t give it my all right now I’ll regret it later. That’s very important to me, because I’ve worked all my life to have this. – Shania Twain

165607. I have arm-wrestled here and there… guys seem to want to test my strength. – Shania Twain

165608. Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind. – Shania Twain

165609. Writing is very much a playground – an artistic playground. It’s the most fun thing I do. – Shania Twain

165610. Without a doubt, the best way to get to know me is through my music. – Shania Twain

165611. There were moments when I really just thought, I don’t need anything and I don’t need anyone. I just want to go away and disappear. – Shania Twain

165612. So many people bare their midriffs, I don’t know why mine is such an issue. – Shania Twain

165613. The only reason that you do visual is solely for the visual. That’s the only reason. It doesn’t sell your music for you. – Shania Twain

165614. I don’t care who does the electing, so long as I get to do the nominating. – Boss Tweed

165615. I don’t care a straw for your newspaper articles, my constituents don’t know how to read, but they can’t help seeing them damned pictures. – Boss Tweed

165616. The way to have power is to take it. – Boss Tweed

165617. Treating your audience like thieves is absurd. Anyone who chooses to listen to our music becomes a collaborator. – Jeff Tweedy

165618. We’d been noticing how much more important the internet had become – once information is out there in the world now, anyone can get it. Since that was beginning to happen with the record anyway, we figured, OK, let’s just stream it for free ourselves. – Jeff Tweedy

165619. We live in a connected world now. Some find that frightening. If people are downloading our music, they’re listening to it. The internet is like radio for us. – Jeff Tweedy

165620. Stop trying to treat music like it’s a tennis shoe, something to be branded. If the music industry wants to save money, they should take a look at some of their six-figure executive expense accounts. All those lawsuits can’t be cheap, either. – Jeff Tweedy

165621. I think somehow you need to get to a certain point in your life where the notion of failure is absurd. – Jeff Tweedy

165622. I just try to get inside the song and imagine what comes next. – Jeff Tweedy

165623. I don’t believe every download is a lost sale. – Jeff Tweedy

165624. If our air forces are never used, they have achieved their finest goal. – Nathan F. Twining

165625. My sense of divine brings with it a strange sound of music with its glories, a marvellous melody sounding like a multitude of flutes. – Paul Twitchell

165626. Our spiritual attitude is determined by our conception of our relation to infinite spirit. – Paul Twitchell

165627. Substance must emanate from spirit and is nothing else than the record of the spirit’s conception of itself finding expression in space and time. – Paul Twitchell

165628. The higher one climbs on the spiritual ladder, the more they will grant others their own freedom, and give less interference to another’s state of consciousness. – Paul Twitchell

165629. The minister and the priest teach that the organization is greater. No great philosophy has ever come from an organization, but from an individual whose research has been a personal study of God and ITS ways. – Paul Twitchell

165630. There is no teacher, living or past, who can give us the actual understanding of Truth. A teacher can only put our feet upon the path and point the way. That is all. It is wholly dependent on the individual to make his way to Truth. – Paul Twitchell

165631. To recognize negativism as a force of creation is to give up the creative standpoint altogether. – Paul Twitchell

165632. Y’know, the real reason why I was such a failure in the sense of being unable to make any sort of a living was because I was really not motivated. I had no motivation. – Paul Twitchell

165633. Listen to advice, but follow your heart. – Conway Twitty

165634. You learn the most from life’s hardest knocks. – Conway Twitty

165635. A good country song takes a page out of somebody’s life and puts it to music. – Conway Twitty

165636. I go through a thousand songs to find ten for a new record. – Conway Twitty

165637. Fads are the kiss of death. When the fad goes away, you go with it. – Conway Twitty

165638. Pop culture is great, but it can be bad, at times. – Aisha Tyler

165639. You know, it’s about getting out there and having a good time. Not about worrying – all these young books for women are like I’m 29 with a closet full of Prada shoes and I can’t get a date. Come on. – Aisha Tyler

165640. There’s a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic. – Aisha Tyler

165641. Pop culture hales you and wants you to fail. – Aisha Tyler

165642. On general principle, I boycott shows that don’t employ actors. – Aisha Tyler

165643. My parents were vegetarians. I’d show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks. – Aisha Tyler

165644. I’m black, and black don’t crack. It does droop. – Aisha Tyler

165645. I was this weird little bookish giant. – Aisha Tyler

165646. I might not agree with myself in a year. – Aisha Tyler

165647. I don’t believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies. There’s a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic. – Aisha Tyler

165648. Do you have any idea what it’s like when you try and make home porn? My husband and I tried it. We looked like charging hippos. Best to leave it to the pros. – Aisha Tyler

165649. Marriage isn’t a carnival ride. – Aisha Tyler

165650. Yes, I do get recognized in public. It’s pretty nice. – Aisha Tyler

165651. Am I going to complain about being typecast as smart? I don’t think so. – Aisha Tyler

165652. Comedy is ugly. It’s honest, it’s raw. – Aisha Tyler

165653. I’ve always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless? – Anne Tyler

165654. My family can always tell when I’m well into a novel because the meals get very crummy. – Anne Tyler

165655. My decision to start a new one is just that, a decision, since I never get inspirations. – Anne Tyler

165656. It’s true that it’s a solitary occupation, but you would be surprised at how much companionship a group of imaginary characters can offer once you get to know them. – Anne Tyler

165657. It seems to me that since I’ve had children, I’ve grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from. – Anne Tyler

165658. It seems to me that good novels celebrate the mystery in ordinary life, and summing it all up in psychological terms strips the mystery away. – Anne Tyler

165659. If I waited till I felt like writing, I’d never write at all. – Anne Tyler

165660. My stories are never quite good enough. – Anne Tyler

165661. When I’m working on something, I proceed as if no one else will ever read it. – Anne Tyler

165662. In real life I avoid all parties altogether, but on paper I can mingle with the best of them. – Anne Tyler

165663. My writing day has grown shorter as I’ve aged, although it seems to produce the same number of pages. – Anne Tyler

165664. None of my own experiences ever finds its way into my work. However, the stages of my life – motherhood, middle age, etc. – often influence my subject matter. – Anne Tyler

165665. Not until the final draft do I force myself to remember that I’m going to have to think about how it will affect other people. – Anne Tyler

165666. People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have. – Anne Tyler

165667. She worded it a bit strongly, but I do find myself more and more struck by the differences between the sexes. To put it another way: All marriages are mixed marriages. – Anne Tyler

165668. The hardest novel to write was Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant. – Anne Tyler

165669. I’ve always enjoyed studying the small clues that indicate a particular class level. – Anne Tyler

165670. When I read, I’m purely a reader. – Anne Tyler

165671. The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest. – Anne Tyler

165672. While armchair travelers dream of going places, traveling armchairs dream of staying put. – Anne Tyler

165673. Time, in general, has always been a central obsession of mine – what it does to people, how it can constitute a plot all on its own. So naturally, I am interested in old age. – Anne Tyler

165674. I didn’t really choose to write; I more or less fell into it. – Anne Tyler

165675. I’m too shy for personal appearances, and I’ve found out that anytime I talk about my writing, I can’t do any writing for many weeks afterward. – Anne Tyler

165676. The one ironclad rule is that I have to try. I have to walk into my writing room and pick up my pen every weekday morning. – Anne Tyler

165677. And I am interested in the fact that class is very much a factor in America, even though it’s not supposed to be. – Anne Tyler

165678. At most I’ll spend three or four hours daily, sometimes less. – Anne Tyler

165679. But what I hope for from a book – either one that I write or one that I read – is transparency. I want the story to shine through. I don’t want to think of the writer. – Anne Tyler

165680. Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul – chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth! – Anne Tyler

165681. For me, writing something down was the only road out. – Anne Tyler

165682. For my own family, I would always choose the makeshift, surrogate family formed by various characters unrelated by blood. – Anne Tyler

165683. I consciously try to end my novels at a point where I won’t have to wonder about my characters ever again. – Anne Tyler

165684. I do write long, long character notes – family background, history, details of appearance – much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage. – Anne Tyler

165685. I don’t want to say I hear voices; well, actually I do hear voices, but I don’t think it’s supernatural. I think it’s just that when characters are given enough texture and backbone, then lo and behold, they stand on their own. – Anne Tyler

165686. I spend about a year between novels. – Anne Tyler

165687. I’ll write maybe one long paragraph describing the events, then a page or two breaking the events into chapters, and then reams of pages delving into my characters. After that, I’m ready to begin. – Anne Tyler

165688. I would advise any beginning writer to write the first drafts as if no one else will ever read them – without a thought about publication – and only in the last draft to consider how the work will look from the outside. – Anne Tyler

165689. I can never tell ahead of time which book will give me trouble – some balk every step of the way, others seem to write themselves – but certainly the mechanics of writing, finding the time and the psychic space, are easier now that my children are grown. – Anne Tyler

165690. I think it must be very hard to be one of the new young writers who are urged to put themselves forward when it may be the last thing on earth they’d be good at. – Anne Tyler

165691. I expect that any day now, I will have said all I have to say; I’ll have used up all my characters, and then I’ll be free to get on with my real life. – Anne Tyler

165692. I save the best of myself for novels, and I believe it shows. – Anne Tyler

165693. I remember leaving the hospital – thinking, ‘Wait, are they going to let me just walk off with him? I don’t know beans about babies! I don’t have a license to do this.’ We’re just amateurs. – Anne Tyler

165694. I never think about the actual process of writing. I suppose I have a superstition about examining it too closely. – Anne Tyler

165695. I just want to be told a story, and I want to believe I’m living that story, and I don’t give a thought to influences or method or any other writerly concerns. – Anne Tyler

165696. I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing. – Anne Tyler

165697. I was standing in the schoolyard waiting for a child when another mother came up to me. Have you found work yet? she asked. Or are you still just writing? – Anne Tyler

165698. I’ve never taken drugs. My drug, I suppose, is drink. I never drink before I sing, but I do make up for it when I come off! – Bonnie Tyler

165699. We all have a great time. And then I go to bed, get up and do it all over again. I like my life. – Bonnie Tyler

165700. We stay in U2’s hotel. They bought a hotel, The Clarence, a nice place and it’s in an area where everything’s happening, so many fantastic restaurants and bars and the people are so friendly. – Bonnie Tyler

165701. So many people release albums before Christmas and they get lost in the Christmas rush. – Bonnie Tyler

165702. It’s really fantastic because families can come to my shows and they all like it. It’s really weird. – Bonnie Tyler

165703. In 1983 I’d had a number one. I’d sold 6 million copies of Total Eclipse Of The Heart all over the world. – Bonnie Tyler

165704. I love Tina Turner. I’m one of Tina Turner’s biggest fans. Tina Turner was a big influence on me to become a singer. A role model and in a way she gave me back my confidence in choosing my material. – Bonnie Tyler

165705. I haven’t had a big hit record in America since 1987. – Bonnie Tyler

165706. I have never gone out of fashion. And do you know why? Because I never sought it. When you don’t seek it, it’s always with you. – Bonnie Tyler

165707. I am itching like hell to play America because I know that if I did the show over there, they would love it. – Bonnie Tyler

165708. Fabulous place, Dublin is. The trouble is, you work hard and in Dublin you play hard as well. – Bonnie Tyler

165709. Every time I release an album my old record company releases another one. – Bonnie Tyler

165710. Every country I’ve had different hit records, so we have to change the set to fit the country. – Bonnie Tyler

165711. You think the Welsh are friendly, but the Irish are fabulous. – Bonnie Tyler

165712. I’ve been around for such a long time. My first hit record was over 20 years ago and the people who bought my records then are married now and they probably still play these records and their children like them. – Bonnie Tyler

165713. Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality. – John Tyler

165714. I can never consent to being dictated to. – John Tyler

165715. Let it be henceforth proclaimed to the world that man’s conscience was created free; that he is no longer accountable to his fellow man for his religious opinions, being responsible therefore only to his God. – John Tyler

165716. Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette – the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace. – John Tyler

165717. So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations. – John Tyler

165718. I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion… this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world. – Julia Gardiner Tyler

165719. I’ve been spending this last month trying to find four outfits to wear to the different premieres of The Two Towers. It’s hard work. – Liv Tyler

165720. When I was pregnant. I exercised and was healthy, but it was also the first time since I was 14 that I wasn’t on a diet. – Liv Tyler

165721. There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone’s spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that’s beautiful to me. – Liv Tyler

165722. The age I’m at now, you go from being a young girl to suddenly you blossom into a woman. You ripen, you know? And then you start to rot. – Liv Tyler

165723. Sure, my childhood was unusual. All these eccentric, wild people frequented our home: rock stars, drag queens, models, bikers, freaks. But I was not this little rich girl. My mom and I lived in an apartment. – Liv Tyler

165724. Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it. – Liv Tyler

165725. Oh, my God, this amazing cool breeze is coming through my window and the sun is shining. I’m happy. – Liv Tyler

165726. I have been working since I was 14, nonstop. – Liv Tyler

165727. Life excites me-just little, normal, everyday things. Getting out of bed. Getting dressed. Making food. I find it all exciting. – Liv Tyler

165728. I’ve sung my whole life. I’ve taken lots of voice lessons and I love to sing. But I’ve never really sung professionally at all. – Liv Tyler

165729. Working with Bernardo Bertolucci was one of the greatest highlights of my whole life. It was such an incredible opportunity for me. – Liv Tyler

165730. I am scared of becoming a mother. – Liv Tyler

165731. I love observing people. – Liv Tyler

165732. Casey Affleck is a really good friend of mine. I know Casey a lot better than I know Ben, even though Ben and I have worked together a lot. – Liv Tyler

165733. I’m not perfect at all. – Liv Tyler

165734. I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You’re young enough to get away with things, but you’re old enough, too. – Liv Tyler

165735. I don’t think a lot of really good films get seen. – Liv Tyler

165736. I don’t think I’m particularly beautiful at all. – Liv Tyler

165737. I love my dad, although I’m definitely critical of him sometimes, like when his pants are too tight. But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him. – Liv Tyler

165738. I love to go shopping at Target. They have so much stuff there, you can buy almost anything, it’s really amazing. – Liv Tyler

165739. I think it’s healthy for couples to be away from each other for short periods. – Liv Tyler

165740. All my boys make me laugh. – Liv Tyler

165741. I’m grateful for doing those drugs, because they kept me from getting laid and I would have gotten AIDS. – Steve Tyler

165742. You have no idea how expensive it is to look this cheap. – Steve Tyler

165743. If you take all that I’ve learned from Joe and all that Joe has learned from me, and you throw all that into a song, not only are you using the gifts that God gave you, but also all the experiences you’ve had. – Steven Tyler

165744. When that second airplane hit the building, we all changed. We need to get back to some serious thinking. – Steven Tyler

165745. We need to go back to the way it was 30 years ago, when everybody had Grandma and Grandpa, and we were willing to pass moral judgments about right and wrong. – Steven Tyler

165746. We may need to change the way we think. As in Israel, I think there should be a mandatory draft, where you go away for the service of your country for three years. – Steven Tyler

165747. The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who were there first. – Steven Tyler

165748. The band’s never taken a year off. Last August we decided to take one, and three months in I was bored to tears. – Steven Tyler

165749. Now I’m way into suits that I can put on whether I took a shower or not, and wear barefoot and paint my toes black or whatever color the suit is. It’s very cool to wear suits like that. Roll up the sleeves and just say yee-haw. – Steven Tyler

165750. Nothing is ever a barometer. Nothing is ever for sure except that this band has been around forever. – Steven Tyler

165751. Life’s a journey, not a destination. – Steven Tyler

165752. If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing. – Steven Tyler

165753. My wife and I had decided not to let anybody take pictures of our home because it was just the last place on earth we had that was unscathed. But people have climbed over the fence; they’ve taken aerial shots. They’ve gotten my address and put it on the Internet. – Steven Tyler

165754. I mean, as long as it doesn’t have a bra attached, guys can take a risk and wear stylish things that went out of style 30 years ago. As things go around, they come around. – Steven Tyler

165755. I’m really just a country boy. – Steven Tyler

165756. I’m not sure about the selling part, but I’ve always found that the things I’ve worn on tour have moved over to what people wear every day. Sometimes the things I wore in the beginning before I had money were things I put together. – Steven Tyler

165757. I quit my band in New York City in 1969 and I got really angry at them. I got angry at one of my guitar players and I dove over the drum set and we got into a fight. – Steven Tyler

165758. It was very difficult for me to be the only lyricist in the band. – Steven Tyler

165759. Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new. – Steven Tyler

165760. I don’t mind being a grandfather; I’ve been a mother for so many years. You just can’t believe what it’s like being a father. Especially when you come out of the chaos of the road to getting married and having children. – Steven Tyler

165761. I grew up in New Hampshire. My closest neighbor was a mile away. The deer and the raccoons were my friends. So I would spend time walking through the woods, looking for the most beautiful tropical thing that can survive the winter in the woods in New Hampshire. – Steven Tyler

165762. I had gotten one of the first Korg synthesizers with 300 presets. – Steven Tyler

165763. I have to get inspired by something that touches my soul, or rocks my soul. – Steven Tyler

165764. I like to come up with the melodies, and I have a lot of ideas as far as structure goes. – Steven Tyler

165765. I’ve got scarves and boots from’ 1970 that I still wear. – Steven Tyler

165766. Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us. – Steven Tyler

165767. As good as I am, I’m nothing without my band. – Steven Tyler

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165768. Great melody over great riffs is, to me, the secret of it all. – Steven Tyler

165769. Fake it until you make it. – Steven Tyler

165770. Back then it was nothing like today. So you’d go to the bowling alley. We bowled and you could be in the back and you could make out, you know? And you know how hot it was to make out. – Steven Tyler

165771. But you’ve reached them, and I’ve always wanted to reach people. I’m the first one to say I love my fans because they love that I took a chance. – Steven Tyler

165772. And the things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first. – Steven Tyler

165773. As you know, I’m androgynous. I can wear a jacket that most guys wouldn’t put on. But you make it in guys’ sizes, and suddenly they’re wearing them. I think styles should get back to getting people to wear things that look so good that they don’t care. – Steven Tyler

165774. Drugs will get you out of your own way, but we lived it, and that’s dangerous. It can actually turn around on itself and steal your soul, and that’s what happened. – Steven Tyler

165775. The reason lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn’t there the second time. – Willie Tyler

165776. My children are the focal point of my life. I was asking for a little more time to spend with them. – Hunter Tylo

165777. I had just won the lawsuit against Melrose Place. – Hunter Tylo

165778. I have a really great relationship with God. I pray. I read the Bible. – Hunter Tylo

165779. I kind of thought the writers were starting to take Taylor and make her kind of down and dirty. – Hunter Tylo

165780. I really like to communicate to my fans. I have a fan club president who I’ve had for over 15 years. – Hunter Tylo

165781. I told him that I can play it if he wanted to write it, and I would be willing to try and go there emotionally. I did not know as an actress if I would be able to get there, because when you feel really deep emotions or pain, you don’t want to go back there. – Hunter Tylo

165782. I was moaning and grieving as if I lost one of my own children. It was probably one of the most real feelings I ever had on the show. I was just sitting there wailing with no lines. I was beat after that storyline. – Hunter Tylo

165783. If I was a bad character that got away with murder like we see on other shows, I do not think I would like it because that sends a message that you can do these horrible things and never pay for it. – Hunter Tylo

165784. In September, I left the show. We were going through discussions and negotiations, and I had been on the show for about 11 years, and there were some things that I was asking for that I didn’t feel were the moon or the stars. – Hunter Tylo

165785. The house seemed so empty without him. And I thought about the life we’d been building together for all that time. I realized I was on the brink of losing it all. It just scared me into reality. – Hunter Tylo

165786. It was scary, and I knew what it was like to be an unemployed actress again. – Hunter Tylo

165787. CBS started to confiscate our packages and mail as a safety procedure. A lot of packages that people send for the holidays and to our kids we can’t open. A lot of times they are from overseas. It’s very upsetting at times. – Hunter Tylo

165788. So, not only am I panicking over the weekend if I need to know my lines, but also if can I get the kids to the zoo. Can I even go to church? I was asking for certain things that would allow me to plan my life a little better. – Hunter Tylo

165789. One girl was helped from my appearance on the show, and I swore I would not keep quiet again. When you talk about things that are embarrassing or devastating, obviously you can help people when you do. – Hunter Tylo

165790. We share responsibility. It’s important to have a good spouse; that’s where I sympathize with single parents. – Hunter Tylo

165791. We cannot really communicate with our fans. – Hunter Tylo

165792. Unfortunately, since the Sept. 11 tragedy, our business is not doing too well. – Hunter Tylo

165793. There was a storyline this year where Taylor lied to Brooke. It was supposed to be set up in a way that I was so outraged by her that I let it stay. I thought that was human, which was great. – Hunter Tylo

165794. There is really a whole new appreciation when you leave and then come back. – Hunter Tylo

165795. The only problem with the way they do my character is that they have her get redeemed too early. – Hunter Tylo

165796. The main concern was making sure the kids didn’t get caught in the middle. – Hunter Tylo

165797. We were led to a pediatric ophthalmologist. It’s a hard date for me, April 14, 1998. The doctor came back from the examining room and told us she had tumors in both eyes. – Hunter Tylo

165798. Taking it as a whole, Mexico is a grand city, and, as Cortes truly said, its situation is marvellous. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165799. The habit of building houses upon piles, which was first forced upon the people by the position they had chosen, was afterwards followed as a matter of taste, just as it is in Holland. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165800. Whenever anything disagreeable is happening in the country, Vera Cruz is sure to get its full share. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165801. We were very kindly received by the English merchants to whom my companion had letters, and we set ourselves to learn what was the real state of things in Mexico. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165802. We are at last on the high lands of Mexico, the districts which at least three different races have chosen to settle in, neglecting the fertile country below. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165803. There was no romance about the mosquitos, however. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165804. There are even many huts built entirely of the universal aloe. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165805. The plateau of Mexico is 8,000 feet high, and that of Puebla 9,000 feet. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165806. The journey and excursions in Mexico which have originated the narrative and remarks contained in this volume were made in the months of March, April, May, and June of 1856, for the most part on horseback. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165807. Even if severe wounds are given, the Indian has many chances in his favor, for his organization is somewhat different from that of white men, and he recovers easily from wounds that would kill any European outright. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165808. The interior of Mexico consists of a mass of volcanic rocks, thrust up to a great height above the sea-level. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165809. At sunset we are rattling through the streets of the little town of Cordova. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165810. During the Tertiary period the whole valley of Mexico was one great lake. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165811. Every one knows how the snow lies in the valleys of the Alps, forming a plain which slopes gradually downward towards the outlet Imagine such a valley ten miles across, with just such a sloping plain, not of snow but of earth. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165812. Everything that is really Mexican is either Aztec or Spanish. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165813. I am afraid the Spanish American has not always a very strict regard for truth. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165814. If you are a married man resident in Cuba, you cannot get a passport to go to the next town without your wife’s permission in writing. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165815. Aching all over, we reached level ground again, and Mr. Christy withdrew his claims, and agreed that no road anywhere else could possibly be so bad as a Mexican road; a decision which later experiences only served to confirm. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165816. One step outside the gate, and we are among the sand-hills that stretch for miles and miles round Vera Cruz. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165817. Coughs seem very common here, especially among the children, though people look strong and healthy, but in the absence of proper statistics one cannot undertake to say whether the district is a healthy one or not. – Edward Burnett Tylor

165818. A critic is a man who knows the way but can’t drive the car. – Kenneth Tynan

165819. Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist. – Kenneth Tynan

165820. What, when drunk, one sees in other women, one sees in Garbo sober. – Kenneth Tynan

165821. The sheer complexity of writing a play always had dazzled me. In an effort to understand it, I became a critic. – Kenneth Tynan

165822. Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood. – Kenneth Tynan

165823. Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself; a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist. We need works that are strong, straight, precise, and forever beyond understanding. – Kenneth Tynan

165824. A novel is a static thing that one moves through; a play is a dynamic thing that moves past one. – Kenneth Tynan

165825. A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening. – Kenneth Tynan

165826. A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when I am in it I lose all sense of the past. – Kenneth Tynan

165827. A neurosis is a secret that you don’t know you are keeping. – Kenneth Tynan

165828. Many things there be in the scripture, which have a carnal fulfilling, even there where they be spoken or done; and yet have another spiritual signification, to be fulfilled long after in Christ and his kingdom, and yet never known till the thing be done. – William Tyndale

165829. My overcoat is worn out; my shirts also are worn out. And I ask to be allowed to have a lamp in the evening; it is indeed wearisome sitting alone in the dark. – William Tyndale

165830. To see how Christ was prophesied and described therein, consider and mark, how that the kid or lamb must be with out spot or blemish; and so was Christ only of all mankind, in the sight of God and of his law. – William Tyndale

165831. No more doth it hurt to say that the body and blood are not in the sacrament. – William Tyndale

165832. Christ made the bread the sacrament of his body only: wherefore as the bread is no similitude of his blood, so am I not bound or ought to affirm, that his blood is there present. – William Tyndale

165833. I perceived how that it was impossible to establish the lay people in any truth except the Scripture were plainly laid before their eyes in their mother tongue. – William Tyndale

165834. And as the circumcised in the flesh, and not in the heart, have no part in God’s good promises; even so they that be baptized in the flesh, and not in heart, have no part in Christ’s blood. – William Tyndale

165835. I know divers, and divers men know me, which love me as I do them: yet if I should pray them, when I meet them in the street openly, they would abhor me; but if I pray them where they be appointed to meet me secretly, they will hear me and accept my request. – William Tyndale

165836. Here is also to be noted, that the cause of the institution was to be a memorial, to testify that Christ’s body was given, and his blood shed for us. – William Tyndale

165837. Neither was there any heresy, or diversity of opinion, or disputing about the matter, till the pope had gathered a council to confirm this transubstantiation: wherefore it is most likely that this opinion came up by them of latter days. – William Tyndale

165838. In the old covenants the people were sprinkled with blood of calves without, in their bodies, to bind them to keep the law; else we were bound to just damnation, for the breaking of it. – William Tyndale

165839. Knowledge once gained casts a light beyond its own immediate boundaries. – John Tyndall

165840. Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles. – John Tyndall

165841. The brightest flashes in the world of thought are incomplete until they have been proven to have their counterparts in the world of fact. – John Tyndall

165842. When I attack a role, be it TV, film or stage, the first thing I say is, I don’t want to know anything. If it’s good I don’t want to hear it; if it’s bad I don’t want to hear it. The only thing either thing can do is distract me. I like to stay focused. – Cicely Tyson

165843. When I told my mother that I wanted to be an actress, she said, you can’t live here and do that, and so I moved out. I was determined to prove her wrong because she was so sure that I was going to go astray. And that’s the juice that kept me going. – Cicely Tyson

165844. We have to support our own films. If we don’t, how can we expect others to support them? – Cicely Tyson

165845. In my early years, there were a number of experiences that made me decide I could not afford the luxury of just being an actress. There were a number of issues I wanted to address. And I wanted to use my career as a platform. – Cicely Tyson

165846. Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They’re what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm. – Cicely Tyson

165847. I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there’s nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it. – Cicely Tyson

165848. I don’t condemn anyone for making their choices. If someone chooses those roles, fine. But not for me. When someone stops me and says, You’re the reason I became an actress, that lets me know I made the right decision. – Cicely Tyson

165849. I was in California when this journalist made a blanket statement about the fact that she did not think that black men and women had the kind of love relationship that Rebecca and Nathan had in Sounder. – Cicely Tyson

165850. Ali… we should have gone to see that movie. Malcolm X was another one. – Cicely Tyson

165851. You never know what motivates you. – Cicely Tyson

165852. My biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I am too sensitive a person. – Mike Tyson

165853. I’m a Muslim, but I think Jesus would have a drink with me. He would be cool. He would talk to me. – Mike Tyson

165854. It’s good to know how to read, but it’s dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you’re reading. – Mike Tyson

165855. I’m a nut case, but that is what I believe. – Mike Tyson

165856. I’ve lived places these guys can’t defecate in. – Mike Tyson

165857. I’m the biggest fighter in the history of the sport. If you don’t believe it, check the cash register. – Mike Tyson

165858. I’m not Mother Teresa, but I’m not Charles Manson, either. – Mike Tyson

165859. I’m just like you. I enjoy the forbidden fruits in life, too. – Mike Tyson

165860. I’m just happy I’m not a phony. – Mike Tyson

165861. I’m in trouble because I’m normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don’t like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself. – Mike Tyson

165862. I’m going to gut you like a fish. – Mike Tyson

165863. One day some guy is going to get a billion-dollar fight. – Mike Tyson

165864. When I fight someone, I want to break his will. I want to take his manhood. I want to rip out his heart and show it to him. – Mike Tyson

165865. I’m not much for talking. You know what I do. I put guys in body bags when I’m right. – Mike Tyson

165866. That’s what people respect, the fact that I wasn’t a chump that laid on his back and gave up. – Mike Tyson

165867. If Jesus was here, do you think Jesus would show me any love? Do you think Jesus would love me? – Mike Tyson

165868. I’m a historian, and that freaks me out. – Mike Tyson

165869. You come home, and you party. But after that, you get a hangover. Everything about that is negative. – Mike Tyson

165870. You can’t stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat. – Mike Tyson

165871. When you see me smash somebody’s skull, you enjoy it. – Mike Tyson

165872. When Jesus comes back, these crazy, greedy, capitalistic men are gonna kill him again. – Mike Tyson

165873. The drug dealers, they sympathize with me. They see me as some sort of pathetic character. – Mike Tyson

165874. The only thing I do is just pray for inspiration, for a way of thinking, because I don’t have any particular goal in sight. – Mike Tyson

165875. Our money is bait money, and bait money is not to be used. – Mike Tyson

165876. That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke. – Mike Tyson

165877. Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes, go out on the streets and beg for quarters. – Mike Tyson

165878. Some people try to get you out of slavery for you to be their slave. – Mike Tyson

165879. Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent. – Mike Tyson

165880. Quayle said the worst thing that happened to him was that he never trusted his own judgment. I said from now on I am going to go with my own judgment. – Mike Tyson

165881. People are going to say what they say. I know sometimes I say things; I offend people. – Mike Tyson

165882. When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap – people shouldn’t read that stuff. – Mike Tyson

165883. God lets everything happen for a reason. It’s all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another. – Mike Tyson

165884. I feel bad about my outlook, how I feel about people and society, and that I’ll never be part of society the way I should. – Mike Tyson

165885. I don’t understand why people would want to get rid of pigeons. They don’t bother no one. – Mike Tyson

165886. I don’t try to intimidate anybody before a fight. That’s nonsense. I intimidate people by hitting them. – Mike Tyson

165887. I don’t react to a tragic happening any more. I took so many bad things as a kid and some people think I don’t care about anything. It’s just too hard for me to get emotional. I can’t cry no more. – Mike Tyson

165888. I did my time for the rape. I paid my money to Las Vegas. I paid my dues. – Mike Tyson

165889. I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force. It’s ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm. – Mike Tyson

165890. I feel like sometimes that I was not meant for this society. – Mike Tyson

165891. I ain’t the same person I was when I bit that guy’s ear off. – Mike Tyson

165892. As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want. – Mike Tyson

165893. Everyone has a plan ’till they get punched in the mouth. – Mike Tyson

165894. Everybody’s got plans… until they get hit. – Mike Tyson

165895. Every time there’s a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing. – Mike Tyson

165896. Anyone with a grain of sense would know that if I punched my wife I would rip her head off. It’s all lies. I have never laid a finger on her. – Mike Tyson

165897. I’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds. – Mike Tyson

165898. Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn’t talk much. I never met him. – Mike Tyson

165899. I can inspire people on how to use money, how to get economically powerful. – Mike Tyson

165900. I know why they don’t like me because they want the money I have. – Mike Tyson

165901. I’ll go back and take what the people owe me. – Mike Tyson

165902. I have the same malice in my heart as far as the fight game is concerned, but outside the ring, I won’t say anything a dignified man won’t say. – Mike Tyson

165903. I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children. – Mike Tyson

165904. Another thing that freaks me out is time. Time is like a book. You have a beginning, a middle and an end. It’s just a cycle. – Mike Tyson

165905. I try to catch them right on the tip of his nose, because I try to punch the bone into the brain. – Mike Tyson

165906. I think the average person thinks I’m a nut and I deserve whatever happens to me. – Mike Tyson

165907. I love to hit people. I love to. – Mike Tyson

165908. I was hoping he would get up so I could hit him again and keep him down. – Mike Tyson

165909. I know I’m going to blow one day. My life is doomed the way it is. I have no future. – Mike Tyson

165910. I know how hard it is to be a woman, especially a black woman. – Mike Tyson

165911. I just want to do what I do best, and that’s fight. I love it. – Mike Tyson

165912. I just want to conquer people and their souls. – Mike Tyson

165913. I just want to be humble at all times. – Mike Tyson

165914. I just look around and say, I’m a mess. I don’t know why I do things. – Mike Tyson

165915. I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day. – Mike Tyson

165916. I think I’ll take a bath in his blood. – Mike Tyson

165917. Thought is made in the mouth. – Tristan Tzara

165918. Any work of art that can be understood is the product of journalism. – Tristan Tzara

165919. The rest, called literature, is a dossier of human imbecility for the guidance of future professors. – Tristan Tzara

165920. Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. – Lao Tzu

165921. Nature is not human hearted. – Lao Tzu

165922. Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. – Lao Tzu

165923. Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. – Lao Tzu

165924. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. – Lao Tzu

165925. Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires. – Lao Tzu

165926. Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses. – Lao Tzu

165927. Man’s enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself. – Lao Tzu

165928. Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it. – Lao Tzu

165929. Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions. – Lao Tzu

165930. One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others. – Lao Tzu

165931. One who is too insistent on his own views, finds few to agree with him. – Lao Tzu

165932. People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure. – Lao Tzu

165933. Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment. – Lao Tzu

165934. Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. – Lao Tzu

165935. Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength. – Lao Tzu

165936. Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy. – Lao Tzu

165937. Silence is a source of great strength. – Lao Tzu

165938. If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants. – Lao Tzu

165939. He who is contented is rich. – Lao Tzu

165940. He who knows himself is enlightened. – Lao Tzu

165941. He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened. – Lao Tzu

165942. He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough. – Lao Tzu

165943. He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know. – Lao Tzu

165944. He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much. – Lao Tzu

165945. He who talks more is sooner exhausted. – Lao Tzu

165946. I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any. – Lao Tzu

165947. I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. – Lao Tzu

165948. Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment. – Lao Tzu

165949. If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. – Lao Tzu

165950. If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve. – Lao Tzu

165951. If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence. – Lao Tzu

165952. In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. – Lao Tzu

165953. In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it. – Lao Tzu

165954. It is better to do one’s own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins. – Lao Tzu

165955. Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. – Lao Tzu

165956. How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men? – Lao Tzu

165957. To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty. – Lao Tzu

165958. The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be. – Lao Tzu

165959. When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder. – Lao Tzu

165960. The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes. – Lao Tzu

165961. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu

165962. The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days. – Lao Tzu

165963. The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete. – Lao Tzu

165964. The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world. – Lao Tzu

165965. The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’ – Lao Tzu

165966. The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own. – Lao Tzu

165967. The words of truth are always paradoxical. – Lao Tzu

165968. Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge. – Lao Tzu

165969. To lead people walk behind them. – Lao Tzu

165970. To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect. – Lao Tzu

165971. To see things in the seed, that is genius. – Lao Tzu

165972. To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. – Lao Tzu

165973. Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained. – Lao Tzu

165974. Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good. – Lao Tzu

165975. Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself. – Lao Tzu

165976. When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish. – Lao Tzu

165977. When the best leader’s work is done the people say, “We did it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu

165978. When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you. – Lao Tzu

165979. Without stirring abroad, One can know the whole world; Without looking out of the window One can see the way of heaven. The further one goes The less one knows. – Lao Tzu

165980. The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours. – Lao Tzu

165981. When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu

165982. Because of a great love, one is courageous. – Lao Tzu

165983. The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. – Lao Tzu

165984. A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. – Lao Tzu

165985. A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. – Lao Tzu

165986. A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar. – Lao Tzu

165987. All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small. – Lao Tzu

165988. Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens. – Lao Tzu

165989. An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox. – Lao Tzu

165990. Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy. – Lao Tzu

165991. At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. – Lao Tzu

165992. The career of a sage is of two kinds: He is either honored by all in the world, Like a flower waving its head, Or else he disappears into the silent forest. – Lao Tzu

165993. Be the chief but never the lord. – Lao Tzu

165994. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu

165995. Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish – too much handling will spoil it. – Lao Tzu

165996. He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted. – Lao Tzu

165997. He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. – Lao Tzu

165998. He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. – Lao Tzu

165999. Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. – Lao Tzu

166000. Great acts are made up of small deeds. – Lao Tzu

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