180000 famous quotes part 171 – 170001 to 171000

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180000 famous quotes part 171 – 170001 to 171000

170001. Because these kids get away from their parents, and they binge drink until they are sick. Dozens of them are going to the hospital, and some of them dying. This is a problem, a big problem that needs to be addressed, and we need accurate information. – Zach Wamp

170002. Before I begin talking about the threats we face, the vulnerabilities that we have, and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm’s way on behalf of a very grateful Nation, let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11. – Zach Wamp

170003. But Hezbollah now has reared its ugly head in a way that threatens the entire free world. And they want, by their own charter and definition, the destruction of Israel and Christians. That is the truth. That is in their charter. – Zach Wamp

170004. Those are serious questions of war and peace, of freedom or tyranny, whether or not there is ever going to be a hope of us instilling some democratic systems in a part of the world that frankly is breeding hate and destruction directed right at us. – Zach Wamp

170005. Hamas, also elected to governmental leadership in Palestine, includes the jihadists, people who have declared war on the United States of America and its ally, Israel. – Zach Wamp

170006. I believe the National Park Service has demonstrated strong partnerships geared towards respecting the private property of citizens in its administering of the current Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and will continue to do so upon the addition of the routes. – Zach Wamp

170007. If we pulled out of Iraq tomorrow, Islamic jihadism is on the rise. And they continue, as we see in Lebanon, to seek to destroy the State of Israel and seek to drive America back and bring us to our knees. We must stand tall and straight. – Zach Wamp

170008. In closing, let me just thank God, on the floor of the House, for not turning away from us even though we seem to be turning away from Him. – Zach Wamp

170009. Now, the United Nations is an organization that I believe was founded with good intentions. As a matter of fact, a prominent Tennessean named Cordell Hull was very involved with it. – Zach Wamp

170010. Over this August district work period, like many of my colleagues, I spent a lot of time with the men and women in uniform from my home State. The 196th Field Artillery Brigade just got back from a year in Afghanistan. – Zach Wamp

170011. Republicans in Congress boosted the economy by cutting taxes and ending programs that don’t work. – Zach Wamp

170012. That was one of the great successes of removing Saddam Hussein, as we took Iraq out of the picture of having a sovereign nation from which the terrorists could operate. But this war has not gone perfectly. – Zach Wamp

170013. The pro-growth policies and spending restraint of Conservatives work. – Zach Wamp

170014. The U.S. along with China, Japan, South Korea and Russia has an important role to play in containing North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and exerting all the influence we can possibly exert. – Zach Wamp

170015. Failure to properly control our borders costs citizens in many ways: schools become overcrowded, medical resources are stretched too thin, other government services are overtaxed, and taxes increase further. – Zach Wamp

170016. For twenty years, Islamic Jihadists have been attacking American interests around the world and we did not take them seriously until September 11th, 2001. – Zach Wamp

170017. I really believe deep in my soul that we’re going to have to step up and face these challenges and be tough and pull together and unify and be creative and be willing to sacrifice. – Zach Wamp

170018. We must pass a national energy policy to continue our successes in the War on Terrorism. – Zack Wamp

170019. You can’t legislate or litigate good, healthy behavior but we must be willing to educate people at an early age about the affects of unhealthy living. – Zack Wamp

170020. With only 2 percent of the world’s proven reserves of oil, we in the United States can pump until we are blue in the face and it will not change the fact that we need more diverse and more secure sources of energy. – Zack Wamp

170021. With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S military uniform and standing in the gap between an enemy threat and civilian life. – Zack Wamp

170022. We should not be afraid to go into a new era, to leave the old beyond. – Zack Wamp

170023. There is no accountability in soft money. None. – Zack Wamp

170024. Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers. – Zack Wamp

170025. Recruitment and retention are critical to sustain our Armed Forces with the best men and women willing to stand in the gap and make huge sacrifices to ensure our freedom. – Zack Wamp

170026. One of the greatest men to ever walk this land was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His life exemplified unity by bringing people together for the good of all. In any small way I hope to someday bring people together like Dr. King. – Zack Wamp

170027. In this post 9-11 world we live in, it is critical we take steps to improve the safety and security of the Trucking Industry which has proven to be our most mobile and flexible mode of transporting goods. – Zack Wamp

170028. I used to be in the real estate business, and I have three areas of interest: Chickamauga Lock, Chickamauga Lock, and Chickamauga Lock. – Zack Wamp

170029. Agriculture was the first manufacturing industry in America and represents the best of all of us. – Zack Wamp

170030. We were all hit with sticker shock: $87 billion is a huge number. – Zack Wamp

170031. Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled. – John Wanamaker

170032. When a customer enters my store, forget me. He is king. – John Wanamaker

170033. People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness. – John Wanamaker

170034. Nothing comes merely by thinking about it. – John Wanamaker

170035. Keep up the old standards, and day by day raise them higher. – John Wanamaker

170036. It’s easy to work for somebody else; all you have to do is show up. – John Wanamaker

170037. It is very vulgar to talk about one’s business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties. – John Wanamaker

170038. I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, but I can never find out which half. – John Wanamaker

170039. Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half. – John Wanamaker

170040. Courtesies cannot be borrowed like snow shovels; you must have some of your own. – John Wanamaker

170041. Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with. – John Wanamaker

170042. I don’t have the confidence to be a personality. – Zoe Wanamaker

170043. If a pitcher sees you fiddling with the bat, he’ll stall until your arms are tired before you even get a chance to hit. – Paul Waner

170044. Let the pitcher move first, then, as he draws his arm back, you draw the bat back and you are ready. – Paul Waner

170045. My theme for philanthropy is the same approach I used with technology: to find a need and fill it. – An Wang

170046. Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change. – An Wang

170047. No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form which is often the best solution. – An Wang

170048. We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also. – An Wang

170049. You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart. – An Wang

170050. Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius. – An Wang

170051. You have to risk failure to succeed. The important thing is not to make one single mistake that will jeopardize the future. – An Wang

170052. I work with structure, but I go outside the box and give it my own spin. I adore the challenge of creating truly modern clothes – where a woman’s personality and sense of style are realized. – Vera Wang

170053. When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn’t find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That’s when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business. – Vera Wang

170054. To me, eyewear goes way beyond being a prescription. It’s like makeup. It’s the most incredible accessory. The shape of a frame or the color of lenses can change your whole appearance. – Vera Wang

170055. It’s for all the women who embrace my aesthetic, but can’t afford a Vera Wang dress. If women can get anything out of it – a little bit of me or a lot of me, that’s what’s important. – Vera Wang

170056. It’s a remarkable exercise to sit and look at your own work over the years. – Vera Wang

170057. I’ve been designing since I was 8. I started sketching dresses I could wear when skating. I was always involved in all aspects of skating, not just the technique, the choreography, the music, but the visual aspects, too – what I should wear. – Vera Wang

170058. When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great. – Vera Wang

170059. I see myself as a true modernist. Even when I do a traditional gown, I give it a modern twist. I go to the past for research. I need to know what came before so I can break the rules. – Vera Wang

170060. I adore the challenge of creating truly modern clothes, where a woman’s personality and sense of self are revealed. I want people to see the dress, but focus on the woman. – Vera Wang

170061. Fashion offers no greater challenge than finding what works for night without looking like you are wearing a costume. – Vera Wang

170062. Don’t be afraid to take time to learn. It’s good to work for other people. I worked for others for 20 years. They paid me to learn. – Vera Wang

170063. As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. And I don’t ever want to lose that. – Vera Wang

170064. A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes. – Vera Wang

170065. All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can’t design anything without thinking of how a woman’s body will look and move when she’s wearing it. – Vera Wang

170066. I wanted to define the vocabulary of a wedding both visually and intellectually. The book is about more than weddings or wedding dresses. It’s a metaphor for women’s lives, their creativity. – Vera Wang

170067. You don’t make a fortune doing cartoons. It’s a lot of fun, it keeps you busy, and it’s better than a kick in the pants, absolutely. But doing voiceover work doesn’t make you rich. It just doesn’t. – Patrick Warburton

170068. I’ll work with Jerry Seinfeld any day of the week. Get a nice little paycheck there, but you do it for free. It’s just good to be associated with that man. He’s a great guy. – Patrick Warburton

170069. Never met Levinson. Ever. He directed those American Express spots for us for Seinfeld, and I was off on some guest spot that I didn’t even want to do… and I got talked into doing it. – Patrick Warburton

170070. My only job as an actor is to try and understand the character and, to the best of my ability, bring this character to life. – Patrick Warburton

170071. There’s not a fortune to be made doing voiceover work unless you’re one of the main voices on The Simpsons. See, there’s The Simpsons, and then there’s everything else. – Patrick Warburton

170072. Let an audience be able to find it themselves without spoonfeeding it. – Patrick Warburton

170073. I’ve actually become much, much dumber through being married and having these children. I find that I’m not half as sharp that I once was. I can’t even help them with their 4th and 5th grade vocabulary and math work at this point. – Patrick Warburton

170074. The greatest risk is really to take no risk at all. You’ve got to go out there, jump off the cliff, and take chances. – Patrick Warburton

170075. So, deadpan I think just means not acknowledging for one second that you think that this is funny and clever. – Patrick Warburton

170076. You never know what’s going to happen with television these days. – Patrick Warburton

170077. Tick is a cartoon character, I don’t know if you’re familiar with him. This is the third step in his evolution. Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action. – Patrick Warburton

170078. I believe I’m doing the right thing in trying to step away from that and to take chances and work on little independent films and do stuff like that wild dance scene. – Patrick Warburton

170079. I thought he was an interesting central figure, central character, one who is definitely not your typical central character figure in a film, who’s easy to like. He’s not easy to like. It forces you to involve yourself with what’s going on. – Patrick Warburton

170080. I love westerns. I’ve always wanted to do a western. – Patrick Warburton

170081. I have heard nothing from my friends at The Family Guy. Yeah, I heard that they got picked up again and all that good stuff, but I haven’t heard anything yet. But, you know, I’m very elusive and hard to contact. – Patrick Warburton

170082. I have a family to support. And I’m not always going to be doing exactly what I want to do. – Patrick Warburton

170083. I do believe that we have the opportunity to continue – I repeat myself over and over again with this – to redefine and reinvent ourselves and as long as we do that, then I think we’ve got some pretty good odds in our favor, because we’re not always presenting the same thing. – Patrick Warburton

170084. I always wanted to do a Disney movie. – Patrick Warburton

170085. He’d never seen Seinfeld, so he didn’t know who Puddy was or anything. – Patrick Warburton

170086. Apparently I work for free, look at some of the independent films I’ve done. – Patrick Warburton

170087. All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way. – Patrick Warburton

170088. I don’t know if I ever really considered making a connection with the audience. – Patrick Warburton

170089. Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth. – William Warburton

170090. Orthodoxy is my doxy – heterodoxy is another man’s doxy. – William Warburton

170091. Enthusiasm is that temper of the mind in which the imagination has got the better of the judgment. – William Warburton

170092. Now, we used to say we put on our tights to put on the world. So I don’t think it tarnishes the image at all. – Burt Ward

170093. I don’t see on television the kind of blood and guts and body parts blown apart that maybe you’re referring to, but it certainly is in that BATMAN feature and I found it very offensive. – Burt Ward

170094. I like to protect children. I mean, there’s nothing wrong with having adult programming for mature adults that can selectively decide what they want to watch and what they don’t want to watch. – Burt Ward

170095. I mean when you come into the set at 7:30 in the morning and you come out of make-up and the first thing you know, the ladies start coming into our dressing rooms at 7:45. – Burt Ward

170096. I was studying acting, going to UCLA, selling real estate on the weekends. – Burt Ward

170097. I’m hoping that I’ll be able to find a distributor to come into Canada with it, because I think it is a wild and crazy romp that really tells things like it is. – Burt Ward

170098. In fact I have a full page warning, right in the front of the book, that no one under the age of eighteen should read this book and no one should even turn the pages if they are sexually conservative or erotically deprived. – Burt Ward

170099. Maybe it was all those wild times that kept me young. – Burt Ward

170100. Even in Los Angeles, where we lived, when we would date somebody or go out with them, if we went out with somebody else the next night, we often found that women were banging on our windows while we were bedded down with other women! – Burt Ward

170101. No kids should see that kind of violence where Batman is killing as many people as the bad guys. – Burt Ward

170102. I have two children. I have a daughter 29, and a daughter four. They are 25 years apart, so you speak about generations and I must tell you, I have a philosophy and that is every 25 years I’m going to sire another child. – Burt Ward

170103. On our show, I must tell you, it was… the 60s was a period of time when everything was free love. People made love to each other. It was a very open life, you know? – Burt Ward

170104. Our characters were antiseptic but we weren’t. And if you remember what we did on BATMAN, as the scripts were written very funny, we played them very straight. – Burt Ward

170105. We found that just by the way we stood, affected women dramatically, and if you look at our show, you’ll see that we always stood with our legs open our fists on hips and our bat bulges forward, which had a profound effect on women! – Burt Ward

170106. Why would they have gone to the trouble to hire the best comedy writers in the business to write funny material for us to play straight, if the children in our audience were the only audience. – Burt Ward

170107. You know honestly, I enjoy working with everyone because remember, these were all real pros that had been around the business a long time. – Burt Ward

170108. You know, it’s a different world now, but to skip ahead and really answer your question, only in the last five years did I find what I call holy maturity, finding the balance, finding the right person in my life so that I could live a normal life. – Burt Ward

170109. 49 and holding. Holding tight! Fighting that heinous age every step of the way. – Burt Ward

170110. My book is very wild. But you know during the period of BATMAN, that there were thousands of Batman and Robin costumes sold and these weren’t just for kids. – Burt Ward

170111. I make personal appearances around the country. I’m starting a book tour now, and I may be coming to Toronto with the Learning Annex, which I’m doing all through the United States, so that may come up just before Christmas. – Burt Ward

170112. I was just talking about women, just in terms of understanding them as much as we can ever understand the opposite sex. I’m trying to let go of certain male approaches to things that you inherit, that you grow up with. – Fred Ward

170113. Trying different things is very important to me. I see people and want to wear their clothes and drive in their cars for awhile. That’s probably one reason I became an actor. – Fred Ward

170114. There was always a creative impulse in me but I never felt rooted to anything. – Fred Ward

170115. My career has been a bit strange. I don’t think it took the normal route. – Fred Ward

170116. It’s like a prehistoric reflex, you know, going out and getting the meat and bringing it back to the cave. You feel you’re supposed to make it better, but more than likely she’s asking you to tell her how you feel. – Fred Ward

170117. When you’re a father, you know exactly where your heart really is. There’s no question of it, no doubt. That part of your life has no second guessing. – Fred Ward

170118. It’s a major part of world history that men are trying to kill each other. It’s just one slaughter after the other. We talk about it, but no one’s really listening. – Fred Ward

170119. If some woman tells me how she feels about something, my immediate assumption is that she wants an answer, or that she wants me to solve her problem. In fact, all she wants to do is share, or show how she feels. – Fred Ward

170120. I think we’re struggling with trying to redefine various positions at this point in history. To allow freedom for women, freedom for men, freedom from those sharply defined gender roles. – Fred Ward

170121. I like to spread myself out. Since I was a kid, I always recognized some void. – Fred Ward

170122. I doing casual labor by the day. They wouldn’t pay you until the next morning. There was a bar that would cash your check if you bought a beer first. A lot of guys never left until they’d drunk up all their money. – Fred Ward

170123. As an actor, it’s fun to play guys who aren’t just locked into a male pattern, but a lot of guys you’re asked to play are fairly macho and have a certain rigid standard they’re living by. – Fred Ward

170124. In the beginning Remo is a very New York street cop who changes and is changed as he moves along. – Fred Ward

170125. In this play we’re dealing with relative truths – who’s lying, who’s telling the truth. But underneath that, Ed and I have hit this deeper level of intimacy between old friends that comes out in the play. – Fred Ward

170126. I think Douglas was a real one-off. He was so clever and so intelligent and so well read in real science that he could make science fiction work as well as it did. And just such fun to have around, he was just such a lovely man. – Lalla Ward

170127. We were only there for five days and during that time Tom was a bit annoyed that the French were more interested in me and my schoolgirl outfit than him and his long scarf. – Lalla Ward

170128. One of the advantages of appearing in such a play is that you begin to understand it properly, I feel Ophelia’s tragedy was that she had been so used by everybody and felt that she bore a great burden of guilt. – Lalla Ward

170129. Oh, I have to say Romana; she was much more fun to do but I did enjoy the Princess when she was turning bad. – Lalla Ward

170130. I think the kind of unexpected I really love is when you open books and the actual way of writing is different and interesting. Like reading Virginia Woolf for the first time or Lawrence Durrell for the first time. – Lalla Ward

170131. I mean, I was first offered Princess Astra. – Lalla Ward

170132. I had an awful lot to say in what I wore as Romana. – Lalla Ward

170133. I enjoyed the promotion with K9 on my introduction day. – Lalla Ward

170134. I can’t bear it that Douglas isn’t still here. – Lalla Ward

170135. Don’t ask me who my favourite monster was because I’m sick of saying Tom Baker. – Lalla Ward

170136. Although the French were very friendly and helpful. On one location we were to film at the top of the Eiffel Tower but we couldn’t, as it was so misty with four inches of snow on the ground. We couldn’t see a thing but we finally got it done. – Lalla Ward

170137. I like that totally mixed up kind of eclectic group of personal props and bits of costume and I think the fun of doing that is where I was very lucky with Doctor Who. – Lalla Ward

170138. I was quite happy with the way I went, I think. – Lalla Ward

170139. The answer, of course, in the mouth of a Christian teacher is that in Christianity alone is there both present joy and future hope. – Mary A. Ward

170140. We believed that growth through Local Government, and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament, other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress. – Mary A. Ward

170141. I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again. – Mary A. Ward

170142. In this choice, as I look back over more than half a century, I can only follow – and trust – the same sort of instinct that one follows in the art of fiction. – Mary A. Ward

170143. It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership. – Mary A. Ward

170144. It is the rank and file – the average woman – for whom the world has opened up so astonishingly. – Mary A. Ward

170145. My grandmother made her home at Fox How under the shelter of the fells, with her four daughters, the youngest of whom was only eight when their father died. – Mary A. Ward

170146. So as the years draw on toward the Biblical limit, the inclination to look back, and to tell some sort of story of what one has seen, grows upon most of us. – Mary A. Ward

170147. How little those who are schoolgirls of today can realize what it was to be a schoolgirl in the fifties or the early sixties of the last century! – Mary A. Ward

170148. Our children, two daughters and a son, were born in 1874, 1876, and 1879. – Mary A. Ward

170149. For nine years, till the spring of 1881, we lived in Oxford, in a little house north of the Parks, in what was then the newest quarter of the University town. – Mary A. Ward

170150. For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures. – Mary A. Ward

170151. English girls’ schools today providing the higher education are, so far as my knowledge goes, worthily representative of that astonishing rise in the intellectual standards of women which has taken place in the last half-century. – Mary A. Ward

170152. But the mind travels far – and mysteriously – in sleep. – Mary A. Ward

170153. But no man has a monopoly of conscience. – Mary A. Ward

170154. But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term. – Mary A. Ward

170155. As far as intellectual training was concerned, my nine years from seven to sixteen were practically wasted. – Mary A. Ward

170156. A modern girls’ school, equipped as scores are now equipped throughout the country, was of course not to be found in 1858, when I first became a school boarder, or in 1867, when I ceased to be one. – Mary A. Ward

170157. A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise of a literary profession, has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter, when one comes to write about it. – Mary A. Ward

170158. I loved nearly all my teachers; but it was not till I went home to live at Oxford, in 1867, that I awoke intellectually to a hundred interests and influences that begin much earlier nowadays to affect any clever child. – Mary A. Ward

170159. I cannot hope that what I have to say will be very interesting to many. – Mary A. Ward

170160. I remember having to take detours around the Hollywood sign to avoid having to see this grotesque poster of myself on Sunset Boulevard. – Rachel Ward

170161. When I wanted to be an actress, I never wanted really to be the kind of actress I became. – Rachel Ward

170162. Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity. You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer. – Rachel Ward

170163. All anything takes, really, is confidence. – Rachel Ward

170164. I got pigeonholed a bit. When I wanted to be an actress, I never wanted to be the kind of actress I became. – Rachel Ward

170165. Indy makes the race driver. You become famous when you come here. – Rodger Ward

170166. Retiring is getting ready to die. – Rodger Ward

170167. I assure you that the training that you get in a midget, in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver. – Rodger Ward

170168. Which is a wonderful irony, I have property there. I go back every chance I get. One of the main reasons I actually wrote the book, agreed to write it having never wanted to do that in my life, very intimidating by the way to write a book. – Sela Ward

170169. I would consider a half hour sitcom if the script was good. – Sela Ward

170170. If I wasn’t an actress I would run a fortune 500 company. – Sela Ward

170171. It’s about, I did talk about my life in broad strokes and what home meant to me in order to really explore the subject of home and can you go back and what that means for people in that sense of community that we’ve lost. – Sela Ward

170172. Most of the press is sent to my publicist so I do see most of what is written about me. – Sela Ward

170173. My kids enjoy the Disney program, Lizzy McGuire. – Sela Ward

170174. No not at all… it is rare for shows to make it as long as Once and Again… It was a pretty good run. – Sela Ward

170175. Well I started studying to help me with these commercial auditions and I just loved it. – Sela Ward

170176. Yes and our obsession with youth in our culture and how we, women lie about their age after 35 obsessively and no one wants to let anyone know they’re getting older, et cetera. – Sela Ward

170177. You do become very close like a family but because you see each other for such an intense period of time on the set everyday. You really don’t end up socializing that much. – Sela Ward

170178. I use products from my dermatologist but the best things you can do for your skin, are not smoke always use sunscreen and drink a lot of water. – Sela Ward

170179. Oh, definitely and I talk about all the things that I really needed to make me happy at that point in time were outside of Mississippi, and now all the things that I need to make me happy are back there. – Sela Ward

170180. And so I was doing that and starving and somebody said you should model and I ran when they told me how much money you could make and I did a television commercial the first job. – Sela Ward

170181. And so much of my life has been about returning home and longing for home, wanting my children to know about my roots. And I thought I can’t be the only one to feel this way so I thought it would be an interesting topic to explore. – Sela Ward

170182. I think things like food, the food of the south is sort of the common tie that binds us all, Black and White, the sense memories. It’s a very particular part of the country. – Sela Ward

170183. As for ABC you can’t take it personally. We had three good years. – Sela Ward

170184. Billy Campbell who is… I… truly one of the most talented actors today. – Sela Ward

170185. For example, when my mother died, the people who showed up just to put an apron on to cook, people who really do the right thing, so to speak, as my momma would always say to show that they care, a sense of community that we’ve lost so much in our country. – Sela Ward

170186. For me, Los Angeles, New York, where I don’t know my neighbors, where people don’t necessarily care if they know their neighbors, I’m missing things that truly fed my soul when I was younger, the exchanges between people, the caring and the shared history with people. – Sela Ward

170187. I always carry Evian bottle and sunscreen. – Sela Ward

170188. I had an art teacher who’s the reason I got there in high school who encouraged me to go to Alabama. That’s where she had gone and kept raving over their art department. – Sela Ward

170189. I have a strong belief in God… I find religion to be a very personal thing… I am also very spiritual. – Sela Ward

170190. I have decided not to do the spa. Too time consuming. – Sela Ward

170191. I haven’t heard anything about a reunion show for Sisters. But if the script was good I would do it. – Sela Ward

170192. However, most of my part, I play a pediatrician, and most of my role had to do with being in another place, staying at the hospital and trying to save kids and stay until people could come. So, it was more based on reality. – Sela Ward

170193. Hockey is the original extreme sport. – Tom Ward

170194. Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube. – William Arthur Ward

170195. Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day! – William Arthur Ward

170196. Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. – William Arthur Ward

170197. The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. – William Arthur Ward

170198. The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become. – William Arthur Ward

170199. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. – William Arthur Ward

170200. To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity. – William Arthur Ward

170201. Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have. – William Arthur Ward

170202. When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves. – William Arthur Ward

170203. Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority. – William Arthur Ward

170204. It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people; to focus your energies on answers – not excuses. – William Arthur Ward

170205. Happiness is an inside job. – William Arthur Ward

170206. We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys. – William Arthur Ward

170207. A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. – William Arthur Ward

170208. Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions. – William Arthur Ward

170209. A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition. – William Arthur Ward

170210. God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” – William Arthur Ward

170211. Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting. – William Arthur Ward

170212. Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you. – William Arthur Ward

170213. Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. – William Arthur Ward

170214. Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. – William Arthur Ward

170215. Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk. – William Arthur Ward

170216. Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. – William Arthur Ward

170217. A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. – William Arthur Ward

170218. If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. – William Arthur Ward

170219. Sometimes I get worried I’m getting too caught up in the nauseatingly oily smoothness of my own line, when all I’m trying to do is make it as clear as possible. – Chris Ware

170220. The thing I don’t understand is why so often one hears discussion of the fruits of human labor as if it’s all the creation of some alien race. – Chris Ware

170221. Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included. – Chris Ware

170222. I guess I just don’t like being physically in front of people I don’t know very well, because I expect to be “seen through,” or, even worse, instantly hated. – Chris Ware

170223. No one blames themselves if they don’t understand a cartoon, as they might with a painting or “real” art; they simply think it’s a bad cartoon. – Chris Ware

170224. I prefer to imagine that my wife, a few friends, and occasionally my mom are the only ones who read what I do, though I realize that this is somewhat unrealistic. – Chris Ware

170225. I think it has most to do with the way in which a story is told, whether it feels real either via the music of the telling or the ‘honesty’ of the story. – Chris Ware

170226. Lately, I can’t shake the feeling that I’ve been living a dream for the last 10 years or so; I can’t account for most of my 20s, and I have to continually remind myself that certain people are dead now and many of my friends have children. – Chris Ware

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170227. I don’t think there’s any independent cartoonist whose stuff I don’t like or respect in at least some way or another. We’re all marginal laborers – we’re practically medical oddities – so I don’t see why we can’t all be nice to each other. – Chris Ware

170228. Comics, at least in periodical form, exist almost entirely free of any pretense; the critical world of art hardly touches them, and they’re 100% personal. – Chris Ware

170229. During my Austin years, I was drawing a regular strip for the University Of Texas newspaper, going to school, delivering blood, and trying to change my approach and “style” as much as I could, since I knew that I’d calcify as I got older. – Chris Ware

170230. During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don’t think they’ve ever remembered. – Andy Warhol

170231. Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery. – Andy Warhol

170232. Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there – I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television. – Andy Warhol

170233. Employees make the best dates. You don’t have to pick them up and they’re always tax-deductible. – Andy Warhol

170234. Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone’s got to take care of all your details. – Andy Warhol

170235. I’m bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is “In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.” – Andy Warhol

170236. I’m the type who’d be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn’t going to. I’m the type who’d like to sit home and watch every party that I’m invited to on a monitor in my bedroom. – Andy Warhol

170237. Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. – Andy Warhol

170238. I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs. – Andy Warhol

170239. Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet. – Andy Warhol

170240. Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. – Andy Warhol

170241. An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have. – Andy Warhol

170242. I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say “figment.” – Andy Warhol

170243. I always wished I had died, and I still wish that, because I could have gotten the whole thing over with. – Andy Warhol

170244. I am a deeply superficial person. – Andy Warhol

170245. I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows. – Andy Warhol

170246. I like boring things. – Andy Warhol

170247. I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They’re beautiful. Everybody’s plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic. – Andy Warhol

170248. I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don’t know. I mean, how can you tell? – Andy Warhol

170249. Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art. – Andy Warhol

170250. I’m afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning. – Andy Warhol

170251. I’d asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, ‘Well, what do you love most?’ That’s how I started painting money. – Andy Warhol

170252. I never think that people die. They just go to department stores. – Andy Warhol

170253. I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own. – Andy Warhol

170254. I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of “work,” because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don’t always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep. – Andy Warhol

170255. I never understood why when you died, you didn’t just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn’t be there. I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say ‘figment.’ – Andy Warhol

170256. People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly. – Andy Warhol

170257. It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger. – Andy Warhol

170258. When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships. – Andy Warhol

170259. What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. – Andy Warhol

170260. They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. – Andy Warhol

170261. The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it’s much more exciting. – Andy Warhol

170262. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet. – Andy Warhol

170263. Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they’ll just have to learn how to be babies longer. – Andy Warhol

170264. Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets. – Andy Warhol

170265. My idea of a good picture is one that’s in focus and of a famous person. – Andy Warhol

170266. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art. – Andy Warhol

170267. I’ve decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks. – Andy Warhol

170268. It’s the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it. – Andy Warhol

170269. Once you ‘got’ Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again. – Andy Warhol

170270. Isn’t life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves? – Andy Warhol

170271. In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. – Andy Warhol

170272. If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There’s nothing behind it. – Andy Warhol

170273. Land really is the best art. – Andy Warhol

170274. Be on your toes tonight – or I’ll be on yours tomorrow. – Fred Waring

170275. All good music, whatever its date, is ageless – as alive and significant today as it was when it was written. – Peter Warlock

170276. Music is neither old nor modern: it is either good or bad music, and the date at which it was written has no significance whatever. – Peter Warlock

170277. All old music was modern once, and much more of the music of yesterday already sounds more old-fashioned than works which were written three centuries ago. – Peter Warlock

170278. Dates and periods are of interest only to the student of musical history. – Peter Warlock

170279. I think when two people get together, their past is their past. Their reputations are reputations. You can only take someone the way you find them… on face value. I think that was how we were both, the way we were. – Shane Warne

170280. We played well in Kenya. We didn’t lose a game and we bowled Pakistan out for 100 twice. We don’t need to change much from that for this tournament. – Shane Warne

170281. The wickets I have played on for my whole career, most of them have been to suit fast bowlers in Australia. – Shane Warne

170282. The reason why I have lost weight is that I looked at the international schedule and thought that I wanted to play for another two years. It is a very hectic schedule and if I want to get through that then I have to be in the best shape that I can. – Shane Warne

170283. The first thing is to be patient, which is probably the hardest thing to do. Don’t worry if blokes are whacking you out of the park because you still have the opportunity to get him out next ball, even if it’s not the same ball. – Shane Warne

170284. My only problem is the fear that opposition bowlers might go for my fingers and that’s why I was scared of the short ball. Now I am struggling with the ball pitching up and swinging away. I just keep nicking that one. – Shane Warne

170285. My life was falling apart and then to come out and play and have my best ever – 40 wickets, 250 runs… But the only reason I could do that was because of the way I thought and I think I’m pretty strong mentally. I think I am anyway, pretty strong to get over whatever it is. – Shane Warne

170286. With just about every player in Australia, his whole goal and ambition is to play for Australia. That’s why they’re playing first class cricket. It’s just a different attitude. – Shane Warne

170287. I think we have got the wood on South Africa, but that does not mean they are not a good team. They intimidate a lot of teams but we intimidate them. There is no disrespect for South Africa; they are a very good team. – Shane Warne

170288. I suppose my look, the way I play – you combine all that sort of stuff and that makes people interested in what I actually do. So then, when off-the-field stuff happens… I suppose it’s one of those cocktail mixes. – Shane Warne

170289. I just play because I love playing and I try and take as many wickets as I can. – Shane Warne

170290. I have been trying to lose weight for the last two-three months and it has gone really well. In the last 6-12 months I have been in the best form in quite a while. – Shane Warne

170291. Four hundred wickets is 400 more than I thought I’d get. – Shane Warne

170292. All my coaches tell me that I have been under achieving. – Shane Warne

170293. I’ve slept with a couple of people and made some poor choices and put things in jeopardy with… what I was happy with, and that’s my own fault. I’ve got no one else to blame about that stuff. – Shane Warne

170294. It was bloody difficult getting followed around all the time. – Shane Warne

170295. There was never a nation great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help. – Charles Dudley Warner

170296. Politics makes strange bedfellows. – Charles Dudley Warner

170297. Public opinion is stronger than the legislature, and nearly as strong as the ten commandments. – Charles Dudley Warner

170298. Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently. – Charles Dudley Warner

170299. What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it. – Charles Dudley Warner

170300. The boy who expects every morning to open into a new world finds that today is like yesterday, but he believes tomorrow will be different. – Charles Dudley Warner

170301. Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do; but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being. – Charles Dudley Warner

170302. The thing generally raised on city land is taxes. – Charles Dudley Warner

170303. There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you. – Charles Dudley Warner

170304. There isn’t a wife in the world who has not taken the exact measure of her husband, weighed him and settled him in her own mind, and knows him as well as if she had ordered him after designs and specifications of her own. – Charles Dudley Warner

170305. We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it. – Charles Dudley Warner

170306. Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough. – Charles Dudley Warner

170307. There is nothing that disgusts a man like getting beaten at chess by a woman. – Charles Dudley Warner

170308. I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity. – Charles Dudley Warner

170309. People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception. – Charles Dudley Warner

170310. A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas. – Charles Dudley Warner

170311. Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. – Charles Dudley Warner

170312. Goodness comes out of people who bask in the sun, as it does out of a sweet apple roasted before the fire. – Charles Dudley Warner

170313. How many wars have been caused by fits of indigestion, and how many more dynasties have been upset by the love of woman than by the hate of man. – Charles Dudley Warner

170314. The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value. – Charles Dudley Warner

170315. It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous. – Charles Dudley Warner

170316. Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it. – Charles Dudley Warner

170317. Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure. – Charles Dudley Warner

170318. No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have a bit of ground that he can call his own. However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property. – Charles Dudley Warner

170319. No one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. – Charles Dudley Warner

170320. One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one. – Charles Dudley Warner

170321. Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration. – Charles Dudley Warner

170322. On film sets, people get put down in public a lot. – David Warner

170323. To tell an ally – who is shedding blood next to you – that you can’t share information is a crime. – David Warner

170324. I don’t think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set. – David Warner

170325. If people are given quality stuff to watch, they’ll watch it. – David Warner

170326. Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God. – Harold Warner

170327. One of the hardest jobs in ministry is keeping your own relationship with God where it needs to be. – Harold Warner

170328. The first and most fundamental issue of sin is pride. – Harold Warner

170329. The true character of ministry is a servants heart. – Harold Warner

170330. I’ve got America’s best writer for $300 a week. – Jack L. Warner

170331. Some ticket buyers think they don’t like Jews. – Jack L. Warner

170332. There is much more to schools than buildings. There are academic activities, how it reaches the community and its proximity to other programs. – John Warner

170333. We are ever mindful the risks our troops face every day and the sacrifices made by the families and the communities that support them as those who have been removed from power seek to delay their inevitable defeat. – John Warner

170334. We must continue, however, to send a strong message of resolve to the people of Iraq, to our troops, to our coalition partners, and to the rest of the world that we, the United States of America, will stay the course and get the job done. – John Warner

170335. Tragically, the effort to make America and the world safer and to defend freedom around the world is not without an enormous cost to this Nation in terms primarily of lost lives and those who bear the scars and the wounds of war, and their families who must bear these losses. – John Warner

170336. There’s a clear example of resolve in this country to fight back. – John Warner

170337. Lasting peace and security in Iraq and Afghanistan will be achieved when we establish the conditions for democratic, economically viable nations. – John Warner

170338. I am outraged that a House member has tried through this provision to breach the traditional confidentiality of individual Americans’ tax returns. There is no reason for this measure, and this last-minute act violates all principles of judgment and common sense. – John Warner

170339. About 20 per cent of the population believe themselves to have a food allergy and only about five per cent actually do. – John Warner

170340. As they work hard for our children, America’s teachers often reach into their own pockets to make sure they have the best classroom supplies. I feel strongly that the federal government should help make up for their personal financial burden. – John Warner

170341. The very heart of being a sovereign nation is providing security of one’s borders, of one’s internal situation, and security against anyone attacking one’s nation. That is the very heart of what I believe is sovereignty. – John Warner

170342. We must do all we can to reduce congestion in our urban areas and increase access and mobility in our rural areas, and this extra funding will help us get there. – John Warner

170343. The vocabulary of pleasure depends on the imagery of pain. – Marina Warner

170344. It is critical that Democratic candidates, whether they are in New Jersey, or Virginia, or anywhere, emphasize the fact that we can be trusted, and can bring fiscal integrity to our state, local, and national government. – Mark Warner

170345. Working together during the past three years, we have confounded the skeptics and the cynics. We’ve shown that here in Virginia, Democrats and Republicans can come together, put politics aside, and make tough decisions when times demand it. – Mark Warner

170346. When I finished school, I took my entire life savings – $5,000 – and invested it in a business. I was young. I was inexperienced. But I was an entrepreneur, and I was proud. And in six weeks, I was broke. – Mark Warner

170347. Virginia is the absolute leader in homeland security and defense and information technology. – Mark Warner

170348. My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed. – Mark Warner

170349. I think people are tired of politicians trying to poke each other in the eye. – Mark Warner

170350. Virginia ‘s tax system needs to be fixed. The time to act is now. Do not send me any more studies. Do not send me another piecemeal approach that confuses tinkering with real reform. – Mark Warner

170351. Inflation is the senility of democracies. – Sylvia T. Warner

170352. The fatal law of gravity; when you are down, everything falls down on you. – Sylvia T. Warner

170353. I would never speculate on the limit. Every time you speculate, you’re way too conservative. – John Warnock

170354. We started the company out of frustration with the employer that we had because we were building great stuff and there was no way that this stuff was ever going to get into the hands of the people who could use it. – John Warnock

170355. What I try to do is factor in how people use computers, what people’s problems are, and how these technologies can get applied to those problems. Then I try to direct the various product groups to act on this information. – John Warnock

170356. I have seen that technology has contributed to improved communication, that it’s contributed to better health care, that it’s contributed to better food supplies, that it has contributed to all the basic human needs. – John Warnock

170357. Without television and mass communication, that knowledge wouldn’t exist. So I think it actually has the possibility of turning people into more understanding and more empathetic people. – John Warnock

170358. I’m a pretty happy camper. Look a little more like Paul Newman, maybe. Haha. – John Warnock

170359. The personal contact is a personal thing. The fact that some people don’t know their neighbors, I don’t think that technology is at fault. You don’t lose anything with technology. You gain other avenues of understanding. – John Warnock

170360. To get what you want, STOP doing what isn’t working. – Earl Warren

170361. Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism. – Earl Warren

170362. Prior to any questioning, the person must be warned that he has a right to remain silent, that any statement he does make may be used as evidence against him and that he has a right to the presence of an attorney, either retained or appointed. – Earl Warren

170363. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal. – Earl Warren

170364. The censor’s sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression. – Earl Warren

170365. The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism. – Earl Warren

170366. The old Court you and I served so long will not be worthy of its traditions if Nixon can twist, turn and fashion If Nixon gets away with that, then Nixon makes the law as he goes along – not the Congress nor the courts. – Earl Warren

170367. There is no requirement that police stop a person who enters a police station and states that he wishes to confess a crime or a person who calls the police to offer a confession because volunteered statements of any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment. – Earl Warren

170368. To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone. – Earl Warren

170369. We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of “separate but equal” has no place. – Earl Warren

170370. You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50, it involves justice. That’s what is important. – Earl Warren

170371. We may not know the whole story in our lifetime. – Earl Warren

170372. Life and liberty can be as much endangered from illegal methods used to convict those thought to be criminals as from the actual criminals themselves. – Earl Warren

170373. The police must obey the law while enforcing the law. – Earl Warren

170374. I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people’s accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man’s failures. – Earl Warren

170375. Before this distinguished assembly and the world, the bells today proclaim the joyous tidings of the completion of this quietly soaring tower. – Earl Warren

170376. Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world. – Earl Warren

170377. All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield. – Earl Warren

170378. Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile, I caught hell for. – Earl Warren

170379. I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more. – Earl Warren

170380. I hate banks. They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves. They’re first in with their fees and first out when there’s trouble. – Earl Warren

170381. If Nixon is not forced to turn over tapes of his conversations with the ring of men who were conversing on their violations of the law, then liberty will soon be dead in this nation. – Earl Warren

170382. In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics. – Earl Warren

170383. Legislatures represent people, not acres or trees. – Earl Warren

170384. In mid-life the man wants to see how irresistible he still is to younger women. How they turn their hearts to stone and more or less commit a murder of their marriage I just don’t know, but they do. – Earl Warren

170385. It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. – Earl Warren

170386. In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education. – Earl Warren

170387. If it is a mistake of the head and not the heart don’t worry about it, that’s the way we learn. – Earl Warren

170388. Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money. – Earl Warren

170389. Coming from a barely clothed childhood as a swimmer makes me really comfortable with my body. – Estella Warren

170390. It’s hard to go with a trend. As soon as it’s out, everyone picks it up. It’s important to stay true to yourself. Have fun with fashion instead of letting it dictate. – Estella Warren

170391. You don’t have to know anything about music to understand what I write. Mine are simple melodies. – Harry Warren

170392. The circulating medium being issued only by those who labor, they would suddenly become invested with all the wealth and all the power; and those who did not labor, be they ever so rich now, would as suddenly become poor and powerless. – Josiah Warren

170393. This circulating medium has a natural tendency to lessen by degrees the value and the use of money, and finally to render it powerless; and consequently to sweep away all the crushing masses of fraud, iniquity, cruelty, corruption and imposition that are built upon it. – Josiah Warren

170394. I decline all noisy, wordy, confused, and personal controversies. – Josiah Warren

170395. The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes, affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury, which has so often ruined individuals, states and empires; and which has now brought almost universal bankruptcy upon us. – Josiah Warren

170396. Those who have heard or read anything from me on the subject, know that one of the principal points insisted on is, the forming of societies or any other artificial combinations IS the first, greatest, and most fatal mistake ever committed by legislators and by reformers. – Josiah Warren

170397. It has now become a very common sentiment, that there is some deep and radical wrong somewhere, and that legislators have proved themselves incapable of discovering, or, of remedying it. – Josiah Warren

170398. It goes to establish a just and permanent principle of trade which puts an end to all serious fluctuations in prices and consequently, to all the insecurity and ruin which these fluctuations produce; and to build up those who are already ruined. – Josiah Warren

170399. Public influence is the real government of the world. – Josiah Warren

170400. It has a sound and rational circulating medium, a real and definite representative of wealth. – Josiah Warren

170401. Always the heavy and never the hero – that’s me. – Leonard Warren

170402. I have come far, but not far enough. It is still a man’s world. – Lesley Ann Warren

170403. The United States form a young republic, a confederacy which ought ever to be cemented by a union of interests and affection, under the influence of those principles which obtained their independence. – Mercy Otis Warren

170404. The bulk of mankind have indeed, in all countries in their turn, been made the prey of ambition. – Mercy Otis Warren

170405. The defeat of the Americans in Canada and the advantages gained by the British arms in the Jerseys, and indeed for some months in every other quarter, gave to the royal cause an air of triumph. – Mercy Otis Warren

170406. The extraordinary exertions of the colonies, in cooperation with British measures, against the French, in the late war, were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more than adequate to their ability. – Mercy Otis Warren

170407. The honorable William Penn, late governor of Pennsylvania, was chosen agent to the Court of Britain, and directed to deliver the petition to the King himself and to endeavor by his personal influence to procure a favorable reception to this last address. – Mercy Otis Warren

170408. The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization. – Mercy Otis Warren

170409. The study of the human character opens at once a beautiful and a deformed picture of the soul. – Mercy Otis Warren

170410. General Washington had rather incautiously encamped the bulk of his army on Long Island – a large and plentiful district about two miles from the city of New York. – Mercy Otis Warren

170411. The British were indeed very far superior to the Americans in every respect necessary to military operations, except the revivified courage and resolution, the result of sudden success after despair. – Mercy Otis Warren

170412. The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated. – Mercy Otis Warren

170413. A declaration of the independence of America, and the sovereignty of the United STates was drawn by the ingenious and philosophic pen of Thomas Jefferson, Esquire, a delegate from the state of Virginia. – Mercy Otis Warren

170414. It may be a mistake, that man, in a state of nature, is more disposed to cruelty than courtesy. – Mercy Otis Warren

170415. Public emergencies may require the hand of severity to fall heavily on those who are not personally guilty, but compassion prompts, and ever urges to milder methods. – Mercy Otis Warren

170416. Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition. – Mercy Otis Warren

170417. By the Declaration of Independence, dreaded by the foes an for a time doubtfully viewed by many of the friends of America, everything stood on a new and more respectable footing, both with regard to the operations of war or negotiations with foreign powers. – Mercy Otis Warren

170418. But truth is most likely to be exhibited by the general sense of contemporaries, when the feelings of the heart can be expressed without suffering itself to be disguised by the prejudices of man. – Mercy Otis Warren

170419. Before this address to my countrymen is closed, I beg leave to observe, that as a new century has dawned upon us, the mind is naturally led ot contemplate the great events that have run parallel with and have just closed the last. – Mercy Otis Warren

170420. A superfluity of wealth, and a train of domestic slaves, naturally banish a sense of general liberty, and nourish the seeds of that kind of independence that usually terminates in aristocracy. – Mercy Otis Warren

170421. On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole. – Mercy Otis Warren

170422. Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God. – Rick Warren

170423. You never know God is all you need until God is all you have. – Rick Warren

170424. We’re a nation of laws, but the good thing about America, is that laws reside in the people and people can change the laws. – Rick Warren

170425. There are illegitimate parents, but I don’t believe there are any illegitimate children. – Rick Warren

170426. The only way you can serve God is by serving other people. – Rick Warren

170427. If you’re alive, there’s a purpose for your life. – Rick Warren

170428. If God only used perfect people, nothing would get done. God will use anybody if you’re available. – Rick Warren

170429. God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: ‘Use me.’ – Rick Warren

170430. You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense. – Rick Warren

170431. During the next 90 days, people are going to be more open to the Gospel than in years. It is God’s responsibility to make people receptive; it is our responsibility to sow the seed. – Rick Warren

170432. And you know, when you’ve experienced grace and you feel like you’ve been forgiven, you’re a lot more forgiving of other people. You’re a lot more gracious to others. – Rick Warren

170433. Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less. – Rick Warren

170434. Poets, we know, are terribly sensitive people, and in my observation one of the things they are most sensitive about is money. – Robert Penn Warren

170435. The urge to write poetry is like having an itch. When the itch becomes annoying enough, you scratch it. – Robert Penn Warren

170436. The poem is a little myth of man’s capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see-it is, rather, a light by which we may see-and what we see is life. – Robert Penn Warren

170437. I don’t expect you’ll hear me writing any poems to the greater glory of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. – Robert Penn Warren

170438. How do poems grow? They grow out of your life. – Robert Penn Warren

170439. For what is a poem but a hazardous attempt at self-understanding: it is the deepest part of autobiography. – Robert Penn Warren

170440. I’ve been to a lot of places and done a lot of things, but writing was always first. It’s a kind of pain I can’t do without. – Robert Penn Warren

170441. I do like to shock and surprise people. When it’s all in good fun, of course. – Ruth Warrick

170442. I was a married woman and I had a baby. I would have adored it, but I just couldn’t do it because I’m a lady. – Ruth Warrick

170443. There’s no way I could look like this without them. – Ruth Warrick

170444. At the time, I was making good money doing background work and demos. – Dee Dee Warwick

170445. They told me I should be making my own records. So I figured, ‘why not? – Dee Dee Warwick

170446. Around New York, our group had become known as ‘Dee Dee and her girls’ because we were used on everything, so going out on a solo career wasn’t as much a big deal to me. – Dee Dee Warwick

170447. It is frustrating to be a Black woman in the entertainment industry. – Dionne Warwick

170448. I’m not psychic myself. – Dionne Warwick

170449. I treat others exactly the way I want to be treated. – Dionne Warwick

170450. Linda Georgian is a wonderful psychic. She can do amazing things. – Dionne Warwick

170451. Man will never understand woman and vice versa. We are oil and water. An equal level can never be maintained, as one will always excel where the other doesn’t, and that breeds resentment. – Dionne Warwick

170452. My parents gave me stability and a belief in myself and in all the possibilities life has to offer. I was told the only limitations I would ever face were those I placed upon myself. – Dionne Warwick

170453. There was a time in the marriage when I could no longer look at myself in a mirror, couldn’t feel I was a nice person. A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself. – Dionne Warwick

170454. Years ago I learned to be totally responsible for Dionne Warwick. I will not wait for opportunities. I will create them. – Dionne Warwick

170455. Do you know that other than my father, I’ve never had a man take care of me? – Dionne Warwick

170456. Dust does rise, doesn’t it? And so can I. – Dionne Warwick

170457. I often feel the need of a man to take care of me, even though I can certainly take care of myself. – Dionne Warwick

170458. A case of can’t do with, can’t do without, that’s why I married him again. – Dionne Warwick

170459. I would say that longtime fans of the Rolling Stones will be thrilled with these results, and new fans will understand why they’re the greatest rock’n’roll band in the world. – Don Was

170460. If there were no ministers and no priests, how long would there be any churches? – Lemuel K. Washburn

170461. If God exists, what objection can he have to saying so? – Lemuel K. Washburn

170462. If we do not need to worship God six days in the week why do we need to worship him on the seventh? – Lemuel K. Washburn

170463. Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken. – Lemuel K. Washburn

170464. The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey her husband has sent more women to the grave than to the courts for a divorce. – Lemuel K. Washburn

170465. Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence. – Lemuel K. Washburn

170466. If you can’t read, it’s going to be hard to realize dreams. – Booker T. Washington

170467. Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon. – Booker T. Washington

170468. Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. – Booker T. Washington

170469. No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. – Booker T. Washington

170470. No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward. – Booker T. Washington

170471. No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts. – Booker T. Washington

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170472. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. – Booker T. Washington

170473. One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him. – Booker T. Washington

170474. I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him. – Booker T. Washington

170475. Character, not circumstances, makes the man. – Booker T. Washington

170476. Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work. – Booker T. Washington

170477. Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. – Booker T. Washington

170478. Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top. – Booker T. Washington

170479. I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. – Booker T. Washington

170480. Character is power. – Booker T. Washington

170481. At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence. – Booker T. Washington

170482. Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. – Booker T. Washington

170483. We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers. – Booker T. Washington

170484. Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. – Booker T. Washington

170485. You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him. – Booker T. Washington

170486. We must reinforce argument with results. – Booker T. Washington

170487. We don’t just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary. – Booker T. Washington

170488. There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life. – Booker T. Washington

170489. There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. – Booker T. Washington

170490. The individual who can do something that the world wants done will, in the end, make his way regardless of his race. – Booker T. Washington

170491. To hold a man down, you have to stay down with him. – Booker T. Washington

170492. I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag. – Craig Washington

170493. I’m not semi-retired, I’m just taking it easy. – Craig Washington

170494. Growing up I didn’t watch movies. – Denzel Washington

170495. I and haven’t been unemployed for 20 years. I’m an exception to the rule. – Denzel Washington

170496. Everybody has a job to do. There are people in Iraq on both sides of this war who do what they do for religious reasons, and they feel with God on their side. Some people are good at annihilating people. Maybe that’s their gift. – Denzel Washington

170497. Dakota Fanning is a child, but she is a wonderful actor. I don’t know what a child actor is. She’s an actor who’s a child. – Denzel Washington

170498. Black or white good parts are hard to come by. A good actor with a good opportunity has a shot; without the opportunity it doesn’t matter how good you are. – Denzel Washington

170499. Any good piece of material like Shakespeare ought to be open to reinterpretation. – Denzel Washington

170500. Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life. – Denzel Washington

170501. You don’t know when you’re being watched. That’s one of the weird things about celebrity. It’s my least favorite part of acting, celebrity. – Denzel Washington

170502. I don’t concern myself with award. I’d been to the party enough times to know it really didn’t matter. – Denzel Washington

170503. I wasn’t allowed to go to movies when I was kid; my father was a minister. 101 Dalmatians and King of Kings, that was the extent of it. – Denzel Washington

170504. You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it. – Denzel Washington

170505. If I am a cup maker, I’m interested in making the best cup I possibly can. My effort goes into that cup, not what people think about it. – Denzel Washington

170506. I’ve worked with children all my life. – Denzel Washington

170507. I’ve worked in a factory. I was a garbage man. I worked in a post office. It’s not that long ago. I like to think that I’m just a regular guy. – Denzel Washington

170508. I’ve been fortunate. I don’t pick scripts. Scripts pick me. – Denzel Washington

170509. I’m not in the loop; I don’t know any actors, really, just the ones I work with. – Denzel Washington

170510. If you have an enemy, then learn and know your enemy, don’t just be mad at him or her. – Denzel Washington

170511. I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness. – Denzel Washington

170512. In any profession it gets to be a grind. – Denzel Washington

170513. I think the bottom of the totem pole is African-American women, or women of colour. I think they get the least opportunities in Hollywood. – Denzel Washington

170514. I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it. – Denzel Washington

170515. I played Othello, but I didn’t sit around thinking how Laurence Olivier did it when he played it. That wouldn’t do me any good. – Denzel Washington

170516. I never really had the classic struggle. I had faith. – Denzel Washington

170517. I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me – spiritually and financially. – Denzel Washington

170518. I had a lot of success from the start. I never really was tested for long periods of time. I got my first professional job while I was a senior in college. I signed with the William Morris Agency before I graduated. – Denzel Washington

170519. I’m not a film buff. I don’t watch a lot of movies. – Denzel Washington

170520. One good thing about acting in film is that it’s good therapy. – Denzel Washington

170521. Where I think the most work needs to be done is behind the camera, not in front of it. – Denzel Washington

170522. When people protest and are upset with a movie, it becomes a big hit. They hated Passion of The Christ, it worked out pretty well for the box office. So let’s get that going. – Denzel Washington

170523. When I was a child I thought I saw an angel. It had wings and kinda looked like my sister. I opened the door so some light could come into the room, and it sort of faded away. My mother said it was probably my Guardian Angel. – Denzel Washington

170524. When I did A Soldier’s Story, I was very young and green and thought I knew everything-now I know I know everything! – Denzel Washington

170525. The time to worrying about flying is when you’re on the ground. When you’re up in the air, it’s too late. No point in worrying about it then. – Denzel Washington

170526. If you don’t trust the pilot, don’t go. – Denzel Washington

170527. The last few years I’ve been saying I was ready to quit. It wasn’t that interesting to me. Now that I’m directing, it’s all new again. – Denzel Washington

170528. You have to grab moments when they happen. I like to improvise and ad lib. – Denzel Washington

170529. My role 14 years ago in Richard III – that was the first time I played a bad guy and learned a lot about it – they have all the fun! – Denzel Washington

170530. My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque. – Denzel Washington

170531. My mother never gave up one me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back. – Denzel Washington

170532. Meryl and Katharine Hepburn are probably the two greatest actresses of this and the last century. – Denzel Washington

170533. Luck is where opportunity meets preparation. – Denzel Washington

170534. In Los Angeles, everyone is a star. – Denzel Washington

170535. The poorest people are the sweetest people. – Denzel Washington

170536. War – An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will. – George Washington

170537. The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure. – George Washington

170538. Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another. – George Washington

170539. Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. – George Washington

170540. Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty. – George Washington

170541. My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. – George Washington

170542. Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe. – George Washington

170543. The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government. – George Washington

170544. The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. – George Washington

170545. The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon. – George Washington

170546. My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty… it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein. – George Washington

170547. The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it. – George Washington

170548. The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. – George Washington

170549. The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves. – George Washington

170550. The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that’s good. – George Washington

170551. There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard. – George Washington

170552. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation. – George Washington

170553. When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen. – George Washington

170554. Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble. – George Washington

170555. Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. – George Washington

170556. My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth. – George Washington

170557. To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace. – George Washington

170558. It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. – George Washington

170559. Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government. – George Washington

170560. I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery. – George Washington

170561. I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country. – George Washington

170562. We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience. – George Washington

170563. I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man. – George Washington

170564. Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. – George Washington

170565. I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent. – George Washington

170566. If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. – George Washington

170567. It is better to be alone than in bad company. – George Washington

170568. It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. – George Washington

170569. Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it. – George Washington

170570. Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. – George Washington

170571. Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse. – George Washington

170572. Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive. – George Washington

170573. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War. – George Washington

170574. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God. – George Washington

170575. It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible. – George Washington

170576. Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals. – George Washington

170577. Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. – George Washington

170578. It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it. – George Washington

170579. It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it. – George Washington

170580. Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. – George Washington

170581. Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved. – George Washington

170582. Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. – George Washington

170583. Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. – George Washington

170584. Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s teeth. – George Washington

170585. Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. – George Washington

170586. Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession. – George Washington

170587. Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. – George Washington

170588. Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism. – George Washington

170589. Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. – George Washington

170590. Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. – George Washington

170591. A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends. – George Washington

170592. Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. – George Washington

170593. Let’s not be overconfident, we still have to count the votes. – Harold Washington

170594. The third fallacy is that affirmative action doesn’t work. – Harold Washington

170595. Throughout American history many of our social gains and much of our progress toward democracy were made possible by the active intervention of the federal government. – Harold Washington

170596. That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show, every day, in every way, things are getting a little worse for America’s minorities relative to the progress made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income. – Harold Washington

170597. Our concern is to heal. Our concern is to bring together. – Harold Washington

170598. I am not interested in splitting the white vote. – Harold Washington

170599. Chicago is one city. We shall work as one people for our common good and our common goals. – Harold Washington

170600. Affirmative action works but we’re going to need to muster all our political resources if we are to keep it in place. – Harold Washington

170601. Business as usual will not be accepted by any part of this city. – Harold Washington

170602. What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative action is that it has been accomplished despite the Justice Department and the policies of the federal government. – Harold Washington

170603. I want to be a mayor who helped, really helped. – Harold Washington

170604. I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. – Martha Washington

170605. The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances. – Martha Washington

170606. I live a very dull life here… indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else. – Martha Washington

170607. I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition. – Martha Washington

170608. What I would like to be remembered for is that Walter Washington changed the spirit of the people of this city, that he came in as mayor when there was hate and greed and misunderstanding among our people and the races were polarized. – Walter Washington

170609. Mine has been a concern for the people, a concern to maintain stability, a concern to get people working together racially, ethnically, rich and poor – all segments of the city. – Walter Washington

170610. President Johnson offered the middle of the road. – Lew Wasserman

170611. Well, it was a typical meeting with the President. He was very gracious, very outgoing. – Lew Wasserman

170612. We had an interesting thing at that first dinner. It was prior to the availability of several new hotels in Los Angeles, and we were more or less committed to the old Ambassador Hotel that has the famous Coconut Grove. – Lew Wasserman

170613. To me, it’s the White House and always will be. – Lew Wasserman

170614. You tend to meet on a more regular basis with people in your industry, and reality being what it is, you tend to meet with them at the particular level that you occupy; so that develops a fraternity relationship. – Lew Wasserman

170615. That room was not available, and the only other room had been booked for a Jewish bar mitzvah. I called the father and told him I needed the room and I would pay him to move the bar mitzvah to an adjoining room which was smaller. – Lew Wasserman

170616. I was through as a manager. I did become involved late in the 1968 campaign at the national scene at the last minute. But I was through as a manager, and I’ve stayed through, incidentally. – Lew Wasserman

170617. I think the executives have matured enough so that they recognize that we have a two-party system. In California, we have more than a two-party system. – Lew Wasserman

170618. I think that our primary concern is that the membership in our industry become active. I’m not talking about the candidates being active. I’m talking about the few hundred thousand people who work in the industry around the United States. – Lew Wasserman

170619. I believe Johnson understood that the reason was Vietnam. I also believe that he felt that if there was a way to communicate the real issues in Vietnam, that the reasons would be answered or understood. But there was just no way to communicate. – Lew Wasserman

170620. Things have changed a great deal since the days of Mr. Mayer. The studios no longer control, as they did in those days, artists or directors or producers, as the case may be. – Lew Wasserman

170621. Paul Newman’s an old friend of ours out of Cleveland, Ohio. He used to sit around our house. He’s the only man I’ve ever known to drink a case of beer all by himself. That’s talent in a way. – Lew Wasserman

170622. Time Warner has been managed for the short term. This has damaged the company’s fundamental competitive position and its prospects for growth. This approach has cost shareholders a staggering $40 billion. – Bruce Wasserstein

170623. Being a grownup means assuming responsibility for yourself, for your children, and – here’s the big curve – for your parents. – Wendy Wasserstein

170624. The real reason for comedy is to hide the pain. – Wendy Wasserstein

170625. Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. – Wendy Wasserstein

170626. Because of Mozart, it’s all over after the age of seven. – Wendy Wasserstein

170627. Sometimes I want to clean up my desk and go out and say, respect me, I’m a respectable grown-up, and other times I just want to jump into a paper bag and shake and bake myself to death. – Wendy Wasserstein

170628. I’ve been just like any other working actor, out there looking for stuff. – Gedde Watanabe

170629. There’s something in the moment when you can make them laugh or cry and show and incredibly compassionate side of life. I find that a really exemplary way to live. – Gedde Watanabe

170630. Yeah, I went to ACT for a while. It was great. – Gedde Watanabe

170631. Look at television and how comparatively few minorities are out there. – Gedde Watanabe

170632. It’s the most extraordinary and saddest thing, the amount of talent out there not being seen. – Gedde Watanabe

170633. I’ve got a big mole on my butt. It’s true. – Gedde Watanabe

170634. I’m going bald. I’m having a major problem with it. – Gedde Watanabe

170635. I want to direct. It’s something that I know I’ll be really good at. – Gedde Watanabe

170636. I used to be a street singer in San Francisco. – Gedde Watanabe

170637. I still feel like there are a lot of things in me that people haven’t seen. My soul hasn’t been bared yet. – Gedde Watanabe

170638. Back in the 60s, San Francisco artists lived in communes. – Gedde Watanabe

170639. I did a film a long time ago with a shaved head and I had the ugliest looking head in the world. – Gedde Watanabe

170640. Should not the Society of Indexers be know as Indexers, Society of, The? – Keith Waterhouse

170641. I turn over a new leaf every day. But the blots show through. – Keith Waterhouse

170642. The public are not stupid. – Pete Waterman

170643. I’m not going to say that every record I’ve put out was the greatest record in history, but I’d stand by even the bad ones. Don’t make excuses, make hits. – Pete Waterman

170644. Spin Me Round was number one all over the world, everywhere. It changed the face of pop music, no question. We took technology further than Trevor Horn. – Pete Waterman

170645. Reality TV is here, it’s been here really since the Carol Levis Discovery Show in 1957. It’s never changed. It just looks a bit different. – Pete Waterman

170646. Reality TV finds talented people. There are no scripts. The editing is what it’s all about. Great editing makes those shows. – Pete Waterman

170647. Past is past. – Pete Waterman

170648. It is dishonest the way that people suddenly think they’ve found guitars, and wear their guitar as a badge. – Pete Waterman

170649. If you’re rude for television’s sake, it ain’t reality TV. – Pete Waterman

170650. There’s a certain edge about cruelty. If you’re honest about it, most people wince, but say it had to be said. – Pete Waterman

170651. I thought if Oasis could get away with sounding like The Beatles, I could get away with sounding like Abba. – Pete Waterman

170652. I think that’s where reality TV works – you don’t know where it’s going. – Pete Waterman

170653. I think Robbie Williams is an utter and complete prat. His last record was a pile of rubbish. – Pete Waterman

170654. I laughed, even if I was the butt of the joke. – Pete Waterman

170655. I don’t mind losing, but I don’t like losing to cheats. – Pete Waterman

170656. Give the public what they want. What you want is unimportant. – Pete Waterman

170657. Everything I touch turns to gold. – Pete Waterman

170658. Everybody likes a roller coaster ride. – Pete Waterman

170659. Certainly in the modern age where everything is glossed over, when somebody speaks their mind, the majority of the public go, I’d love to have said that. – Pete Waterman

170660. I was very cheap – that’s the way I’d always worked. – Pete Waterman

170661. I’ve learned to try to sustain myself by holding on to the integrity of who I am. I’m not talking big diva. I’m quiet. I’m shy. And I became stronger when I stopped trying to be the person they wanted me to be. – Crystal Waters

170662. I would love to sing with Ella Fitzgerald. – Crystal Waters

170663. Love was not in it for me at first. I dated guys because of the way they looked. And then I began to learn that it’s what’s inside that counts. Love to me now is understanding. It’s giving. – Crystal Waters

170664. To me, flying free is doing what I want to do, even if it’s different from what everybody expects me to do. I’m flying free when I win the battle between me and the people who thought I should go down this road and I find my own road. – Crystal Waters

170665. In a cruel and evil world, being cynical can allow you to get some entertainment out of it. – Daniel Waters

170666. The white audiences thought I was white, my features being what they are, and at every performance I’d have to take off my gloves to prove I was a spade. – Ethel Waters

170667. My whole family could sing. My family harmonized without any instruments to accompany them. – Ethel Waters

170668. When you dominate other people’s emotions, the time has to come when you will have to pay, and heavily, for that privilege. – Ethel Waters

170669. Negroes are human beings with exactly the same faults and virtues as members of the other races. – Ethel Waters

170670. Mom was the greatest influence of my childhood. She wanted to save me from the vice, lust, and drinking that was all about me. – Ethel Waters

170671. New York is only 97 miles from Philadelphia but was the Big Time as no other American city has ever been. – Ethel Waters

170672. No one in the world can beat Ella Fitzgerald as a riff singer. – Ethel Waters

170673. Nothing can beat the smell of dew and flowers and the odor that comes out of the earth when the sun goes down. – Ethel Waters

170674. Somehow, the things my mother wanted to do, the release in evangelism she sought with such frenzy, were transferred to me. – Ethel Waters

170675. The big compliment came from the beer drinkers who didn’t know me. They wouldn’t drink or move when I sang. If they had their glasses in mid-air, the glasses wouldn’t come down. – Ethel Waters

170676. There is a great supply of amateur undertakers in show business. – Ethel Waters

170677. There was one emotional outlet my people always had when they had the blues. That was singing. – Ethel Waters

170678. There’s no hypocrisy in Hell’s Kitchen. – Ethel Waters

170679. You are a person of the greatest importance when you are a mother of a family. Just do your job right and your kids will love you. – Ethel Waters

170680. Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news. – Ethel Waters

170681. Though I was excited about the Sojourner Truth play, it was not reassuring to think that my entire future might depend on the success of that one show. – Ethel Waters

170682. We show girls were forced to live in whorehouses in each town, no other accommodations being available. – Ethel Waters

170683. Whenever I played Columbus, Ohio, I dropped in to see my close friend, a medium who had mysterious powers. Her Indian guide was Mohawk. – Ethel Waters

170684. Mom never quit on me. My only regret is that she didn’t live long enough to share some of the money and comforts my work in show business has brought me. – Ethel Waters

170685. We never had a bathtub. Mom would bathe me in the wooden or tin washtub in the kitchen, or in a big lard can. – Ethel Waters

170686. I had always loved John Ford’s pictures. And I came to love him, too, but I was frightened to death working for him. He used the shock treatment while directing me. – Ethel Waters

170687. It has been an ache and a joy both to look over this big shoulder of mine at all my yesterdays. – Ethel Waters

170688. We are all gifted. That is our inheritance. – Ethel Waters

170689. After years in white theaters I dreaded working in colored houses. The noise, the stomping, whistling, and cheering that hadn’t annoyed me when I was young was now something I dreaded. – Ethel Waters

170690. All my life I’ve been prejudiced against wealthy people. – Ethel Waters

170691. All the men in my life have been two things: an epic and an epidemic. – Ethel Waters

170692. Asking what I considered an impossible salary when I didn’t want to work for someone has boosted my pay again and again. – Ethel Waters

170693. Basically there is no difference between whites and blacks, browns and yellows. I decided to think no more of people as Northerners and Southerners. – Ethel Waters

170694. Elia Kazan understood my problems. He was able to bring out the very best in me. He gave me credit for my intelligence. – Ethel Waters

170695. I cannot help feeling I would have been happier with a husband and chidren of my own. – Ethel Waters

170696. I have no acting technique I act instinctively. That’s why I can’t play any role that isn’t based on something in my life. – Ethel Waters

170697. I have reason to be shy. I’ve been hurt plenty. – Ethel Waters

170698. I never accepted the idea that I was all through. I guess no person who has once been a star can do that, ever. – Ethel Waters

170699. I never felt I belonged. I was always an outsider. – Ethel Waters

170700. I never was a child. – Ethel Waters

170701. I never was coddled, or liked, or understood by my family. – Ethel Waters

170702. I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there’s something in me that prevents me from handing it out. – Ethel Waters

170703. I wanted to be with the kind of people I’d grown up with, but you can’t go back to them and be one of them again, no matter how hard you try. – Ethel Waters

170704. I’ve never been able to feel that there is anything undignified about making your living by the sweat of your brow. – Ethel Waters

170705. In her whole life Mom never earned more than five or six dollars a week. Being without a husband, it was hard for her to find any place at all for us to live. – Ethel Waters

170706. I am an isolationist. – Ethel Waters

170707. I wish something on T.V. would trouble me. Then maybe I would watch it. – John Waters

170708. Isn’t that the most perverse thing you’ve ever heard? – John Waters

170709. Without obsession, life is nothing. – John Waters

170710. I also hate those holidays that fall on a Monday where you don’t get mail, those fake holidays like Columbus Day. What did Christopher Columbus do, discover America? If he hadn’t, somebody else would have and we’d still be here. Big deal. – John Waters

170711. I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty. – John Waters

170712. I’d love to sell out completely. It’s just that nobody has been willing to buy. – John Waters

170713. I’m thrilled to have a completely new audience that I can get from Court TV, without it being my own trial. That was the only other way I would have gotten it. – John Waters

170714. How does he support Clinton’s urban agenda? He doesn’t know what it is. – Maxine Waters

170715. I don’t have them down here asking me what my urban agenda is. I don’t find them really doing in-depth stories on community-based organizations that have been struggling for a long time and who are out trying to get funds. They aren’t interested in those stories. – Maxine Waters

170716. I don’t think it works to just be mad at them – Maxine Waters out ranting and kicking down the doors. It would be so easy to dismiss you and marginalize you. – Maxine Waters

170717. I have a right to my anger, and I don’t want anybody telling me I shouldn’t be, that it’s not nice to be, and that something’s wrong with me because I get angry. – Maxine Waters

170718. I think Hillary and Bill are really liberals at heart. I think that, in addition to being liberals, they are very practical. They have made some decisions about what it takes to win. – Maxine Waters

170719. That’s what mayors do. They lobby Congress to provide resources for their city. – Maxine Waters

170720. This nation has always struggled with how it was going to deal with poor people and people of color. Every few years you will see some great change in the way that they approach this. We’ve had the war on poverty that never really got into waging a real war on poverty. – Maxine Waters

170721. Oh, I started out young. They handed me a cotton sack when I was about 8 years old. Give me a little small one, tell me to fill it up. I never did like the farm but I was out there with my grandmother, didn’t want to get away from around her too far. – Muddy Waters

170722. That Mississippi sound, that Delta sound is in them old records. You can hear it all the way through. – Muddy Waters

170723. You get a heck of a sound from the church. Can’t you hear it in my voice? – Muddy Waters

170724. There’s no way in the world I can feel the same blues the way I used to. When I play in Chicago, I’m playing up-to-date, not the blues I was born with. People should hear the pure blues – the blues we used to have when we had no money. – Muddy Waters

170725. Robert Johnson? No, I didn’t know him, personally. – Muddy Waters

170726. Our little house was way back in the country. We had one house close to us, and hell the next one would’ve been a mile. If you got sick, you could holler and wouldn’t nobody hear you. – Muddy Waters

170727. I was messing around with the harmonica… but I was 13 before I got a real good note out of it. – Muddy Waters

170728. Saturday night is your big night. Everybody used to fry up fish and have one hell of a time. Find me playing till sunrise for 50 cents and a sandwich. And be glad of it. And they really liked the low-down blues. – Muddy Waters

170729. I was so wild and crazy and dumb in my car. It didn’t run but 30 miles an hour. You made do. – Muddy Waters

170730. I went to school, but they didn’t give you too much schooling because just as soon as you was big enough, you get to working in the fields. I guess I was a big boy for my age. – Muddy Waters

170731. If you got something you don’t want other people to know, keep it in your pocket. – Muddy Waters

170732. Of course that was my idol, Son House. I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there. – Muddy Waters

170733. My grandmother, she say I shouldn’t be playing. I should go to church. Fially, I say I’m going do this, I’m going do it. And she got where she didn’t bother me about it. – Muddy Waters

170734. Now that I’m gettin’ old enough to get some money, I’d like to have some money. I don’t get much made, I need to conquer a big chunk of money. Not quit playin’ but quit playin’ so hard. – Muddy Waters

170735. I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn’t exactly know it, but I just didn’t like the way things were down there-in Mississippi. – Muddy Waters

170736. Man, you don’t know how I felt that afternoon when I heard that voice and it was my own voice. – Muddy Waters

170737. I been in the blues all my life. I’m still delivering ’cause I got a long memory. – Muddy Waters

170738. I wanted to get out of Mississippi in the worst way. Go back? What I want to go back for? – Muddy Waters

170739. I wanted to definitely be a musician or a good preacher or a heck of a baseball player. I couldn’t play ball too good – I hurt my finger, and I stopped that. I couldn’t preach, and well, all I had left was getting into the music thing. – Muddy Waters

170740. I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them strings with a bottleneck. My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn. – Muddy Waters

170741. I got up one Christmas morning and we didn’t have nothing to eat. We didn’t have an apple, we didn’t have an orange, we didn’t have a cake, we didn’t have nothing. – Muddy Waters

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170742. I rambled all the time. I was just like that, like a rollin’ stone. – Muddy Waters

170743. I’m in competition with myself and I’m losing. – Roger Waters

170744. I confess I’ve never felt like a passenger. – Roger Waters

170745. I always used to look at books and wonder how anybody could come up with so many words. But my divorce and then falling in love with somebody else has released in me an ability to write in other ways apart from songs. – Roger Waters

170746. I could have been an architect, but I don’t think I’d have been very happy. Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see. – Roger Waters

170747. I would not rule out going to Israel because I disapprove of the foreign policy any more than I would refuse to play in the UK because I disapprove of Tony Blair’s foreign policy. – Roger Waters

170748. Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body’s final fall, nor the barrels of death’s rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world. – Roger Waters

170749. We were contracted to make a soundtrack album but there really wasn’t enough new material in the movie to make a new record that I thought was interesting. – Roger Waters

170750. It’s a miracle was the last track recorded for the album, we based it on the rhythm from the middle of ‘Late Home Tonight, where there’s Graham Broad playing lots and lots of drums with me shouting in the background, pretending to be a mad Arab leader. – Roger Waters

170751. Either you write songs or you don’t. And if you do write songs like I do, I think there’s a natural desire to want to make records. – Roger Waters

170752. I literally was saved by a role, from becoming a cab driver. I never did have to wait tables, though, so looking back I guess I had it pretty soft. – Sam Waterston

170753. There is no problem that is not improved by effort, and no effort that is too paltry to be worth undertaking. – Sam Waterston

170754. If I have to be typecast, I’d like it to be as Abraham Lincoln. – Sam Waterston

170755. The bad guys don’t always get punished and the good guys are not necessarily pure. – Sam Waterston

170756. Shakespeare is the one who gets re-interpreted most frequently. – Sam Waterston

170757. If there’s any business that instructs you in the strong hand of fate, it’s show business. You can plan and plan, but it’s what happens to you that really determines what your career will be like. – Sam Waterston

170758. I’ve always done what I thought was good if I could live on what they were offering-and sometimes if I couldn’t. So even when I was broke, my career didn’t lack for interest. – Sam Waterston

170759. Obviously the first roles that you’re proud of are the ones that everybody else liked too. – Sam Waterston

170760. I think the bait for doing something really is always the part. – Sam Waterston

170761. I’ve been able to do things that allow me to hold my head up and still be popular. – Sam Waterston

170762. I got a note from my father, who said that Success is wonderful, if you don’t inhale. That was his own aphorism, and I think it’s the very best thing he could have said to me or anyone else on the subject. – Sam Waterston

170763. I enjoy listening to opera at home, occasionally, but I would much rather see it than just listen to it. – Sam Waterston

170764. I don’t think playing a villain is my greatest talent. – Sam Waterston

170765. I came to New York in 1962 and it began to look like I might he able to make a living in 1972. – Sam Waterston

170766. Good directors say, Here’s where the play is. They stand by the heart of the matter. Some of them stand beside it. – Sam Waterston

170767. As for lawyers, it’s more fun to play one than to be one. – Sam Waterston

170768. If you’re going to be born ugly and be an actor – the least they can do is let you play Lincoln. – Sam Waterston

170769. I’m sort of obsessed with the news. That is a syndrome. But I don’t watch a whole lot of TV. – Sam Waterston

170770. I call upon my God to judge me, he knows that I love my friends and above all others my wife and children, the, oppinion of the world to contrary notwithstanding. – Stand Watie

170771. If I commit an error I do it without bad intention. – Stand Watie

170772. My great crime in the world is blunder I will get into scrapes without intention or any bad motive. – Stand Watie

170773. Poor Andy Nave was killed. He refused to surrender and was shot by Dick Fields. I felt sorry as he used to be quite friendly towards me before the war, but it could not be helped. – Stand Watie

170774. This is an era of violent peace. – James D. Watkins

170775. We must recognize the chief characteristic of the modern era – a permanent state of what I call violent peace. – James D. Watkins

170776. The time was ripe for Flower. The vibe was right. – Jody Watley

170777. In some cases I feel like they haven’t appreciated enough that growing up doesn’t mean boring and old and not full of life. I like to talk about that also. – Jody Watley

170778. There’s one more thing I want to say. It’s a touchy subject. Black beauty. Black sensuality. We live in a culture where the beauty of black people isn’t always as celebrated as other types. I’d like to help change that if I can! – Jody Watley

170779. The music business is very hard on women over 22. You really have to prove yourself every time you make a record. Are you as vibrant as you used to be? Are you as sexy? So I really want to prove that a woman in her 30s can be all those things and more. – Jody Watley

170780. Right now I’m single. Single, and loving it. – Jody Watley

170781. Passion has always been important to me. That won’t change. What changes in a woman’s perspective. I mean, I have two kids now. I’m a single parent balancing motherhood and my career. That changes the equation. – Jody Watley

170782. Maybe with your emotions and your feelings, someone else can say it in a different way than you would, which brings new life to the way you might sing it. – Jody Watley

170783. I’ll put candles all over the room, then light then, and get to it. I call it my ‘vibe in a bag.’ – Jody Watley

170784. I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas I’m singing and writing about these days. It’s all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes. – Jody Watley

170785. I used all that doubt as fuel for my own music, fuel for my drive to succeed. – Jody Watley

170786. I always make this joke that I know you were expecting to see the big skirts and the hoops. But that was a long time ago. Artists aren’t always seen as real people. If you start out as a teenager, sometimes people want to keep you locked as that. But I’m a woman now. – Jody Watley

170787. When you’re a girl, passion can dominate the equation, but as you grow up relationships evolve. Mad passion can grab you at first, but it can’t last forever. – Jody Watley

170788. Flower was a good metaphor for growth. The song is obviously about sexual responsibility, so that was the main metaphor. Also, it’s like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that, but really appreciating what they are now even more. – Jody Watley

170789. Eventually you can get into the nuts and bolts of reality: nurturing, caring, and getting along. – Jody Watley

170790. If I’ve learned anything in this business, it’s that you have to be fearless. – Jody Watley

170791. I grew up in Dallas, with cowboys. I was the only guy in sixth grade with long hair and an earring. Let’s just say I got a lot of, er, flak for being different. – Barry Watson

170792. It was tough trying to figure out how to put on all the women’s clothes. – Barry Watson

170793. I think most people, even if they say they hate horror movies, there’s that feeling you get inside that you love. I mean, I love it. I love to have the hairs on the back of my neck stand up or get that chill up my spine. – Barry Watson

170794. I did. I did see Bigfoot when I was a kid and I still believe it to this day. I saw a big furry man outside my window. It’s not funny! It was real. – Barry Watson

170795. I want to try and do as much as I can as an actor. So far I think I’ve done pretty well with being a minister’s son. And now I know I’m pretty darn good at playing a woman too. – Barry Watson

170796. Social Security is a program that should be strengthened and preserved for future generations. – Diane Watson

170797. Among seniors, Social Security is the sole source of income for 26 percent of nonmarried women. – Diane Watson

170798. We cannot ignore the disparity in resources that continue to plague many of our school systems, especially those serving predominantly inner-city minority and impoverished children. – Diane Watson

170799. The United States Postal Service is the world’s most efficient postal system. – Diane Watson

170800. The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking. In each instance there were warning signs before the attack, and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots. – Diane Watson

170801. The abuse of detainees in U.S. custody has severely undermined our Nation’s position in the world. – Diane Watson

170802. Social Security makes up a much larger share of total retirement income for unmarried women and minorities than it does for married couples, unmarried men and whites. – Diane Watson

170803. Social Security is a family insurance program, not an investment scheme. – Diane Watson

170804. Republicans are manufacturing a Social Security crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security. – Diane Watson

170805. Ray Charles’ revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was. – Diane Watson

170806. Justice deferred is justice denied. – Diane Watson

170807. Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority. – Diane Watson

170808. It is our duty to watch over the actions and activities of this government and to insist that, in words as well as in deeds, the interests of our constituency primarily and of the Nation ultimately are served. – Diane Watson

170809. I’m like an old dog, I hate to be run off from home. – Doc Watson

170810. We have had to play some mighty tough audiences. – Doc Watson

170811. Intimacy comes from being yourself on the stage and making the audience feel, without trying, that you’re sittin’ down there with ’em, playing, and that can happen in a big hall, if you have a good audience that want to listen. – Doc Watson

170812. I just loved the guitar when it came along. I loved it. The banjo was something I really liked, but when the guitar came along, to me that was my first love in music. – Doc Watson

170813. I feel about me like I’m one of the working people, just like you, and everybody else. I don’t fit the part of a celebrity. – Doc Watson

170814. The size of the halls doesn’t matter to me too much. – Doc Watson

170815. I’d think learning to play the guitar would be very confusing for sighted people. – Doc Watson

170816. It’s an incredible privilege for an actor to look into the camera. It’s like looking right into the heart of the film, and you can’t take that lightly. – Emily Watson

170817. You have to play the logic of a character. – Emily Watson

170818. Yeah, a lot of people think I’ll be a tortured nutcase when they meet me. – Emily Watson

170819. When the time came to make a decision about what do in life, I found myself thinking that acting was the thing I loved to do, so I applied to drama school. And then, I didn’t get in – twice. – Emily Watson

170820. When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out. And then we hardly stepped outside because the time together seemed too precious. – Emily Watson

170821. The film Punch – Drunk Love is how you see the world when you’re in love. You don’t see somebody’s psychological baggage necessarily, you see the person walking out of the light. – Emily Watson

170822. My character Lena is somebody who responds to people in a very simple way. I didn’t have to take myself off to a darkened room to concentrate, I just had to try and be open. It’s an interesting, subtle relationship. – Emily Watson

170823. It’s a whole different kind of anxiety. But the great thing about doing a theatre job is that once the ball starts rolling you just have to go with it, it’s inexorable. – Emily Watson

170824. I’ve always been creative, I think. – Emily Watson

170825. And it is very sexy as well: somebody says I’m taking you on a surprise date, you don’t know where you are going and you can’t see and then you put your hand out and there is a tiger. Amazing. – Emily Watson

170826. I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great, suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar. And I think it’s very character driven. – Emily Watson

170827. I grew up without a television. It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself. – Emily Watson

170828. I don’t think I will be less good because there’s less pressure on me. – Emily Watson

170829. I do think you feel a little bit like you are preying on people’s lives. – Emily Watson

170830. I always think I am going to do my best. – Emily Watson

170831. During Breaking The Waves, I was on my own in a hotel room. I think I would have been impossible to live with. When you go home, you have to pretend to be the person you are at home. – Emily Watson

170832. As actors, we went where we wanted to, and the camera followed us: it was like having another person in the room. There was no formal structure to the process. It was very liberating. – Emily Watson

170833. I was a normal, rather dutiful child. I didn’t even rebel as a teenager. – Emily Watson

170834. My husband. He keeps me grounded. If I were in the world on my own, it would all be much more seductive. But I’m in a relationship that has nothing to do with the film world. – Emily Watson

170835. My friends are all really nice about my fame, they’re just curious really, they ask lots of questions. – Emma Watson

170836. If anyone else played Hermione, it would actually kill me. – Emma Watson

170837. I think when you take away all, like, the premieres and press stuff and all the special effects, then you just come down to the fact that it’s all about acting, and I think that has been the best bit for me. – Emma Watson

170838. I really love animals and enjoy working with them. – Emma Watson

170839. I feel like a voodoo doll. It’s grim. It’s gross. – Emma Watson

170840. Hermione uses all these big long tongue twister words. I don’t know what she’s going on about half the time! – Emma Watson

170841. Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles. – James D. Watson

170842. Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty. – James D. Watson

170843. One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid. – James D. Watson

170844. I think the reason people are dealing with science less well now than 50 years ago is that it has become so complicated. – James D. Watson

170845. Biology has at least 50 more interesting years. – James D. Watson

170846. Take young researchers, put them together in virtual seclusion, give them an unprecedented degree of freedom and turn up the pressure by fostering competitiveness. – James D. Watson

170847. It’s necessary to be slightly underemployed if you are to do something significant. – James D. Watson

170848. Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops. – Thomas J. Watson

170849. You don’t hear things that are bad about your company unless you ask. It is easy to hear good tidings, but you have to scratch to get the bad news. – Thomas J. Watson

170850. Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use. – Thomas J. Watson

170851. Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops. – Thomas J. Watson

170852. The way to succeed is to double your error rate. – Thomas J. Watson

170853. The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it’s very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer. – Thomas J. Watson

170854. Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous – not just to some people in some circumstances – but to everyone all the time. – Thomas J. Watson

170855. Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself. – Thomas J. Watson

170856. Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all… good design must primarily serve people. – Thomas J. Watson

170857. The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm. – Thomas J. Watson

170858. All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work. – Thomas J. Watson

170859. If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work. – Thomas J. Watson

170860. Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up. – Thomas J. Watson

170861. Every time we’ve moved ahead in IBM, it was because someone was willing to take a chance, put his head on the block, and try something new. – Thomas J. Watson

170862. Good design is good business. – Thomas J. Watson

170863. If you aren’t playing well, the game isn’t as much fun. When that happens I tell myself just to go out and play as I did when I was a kid. – Thomas J. Watson

170864. If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good. – Thomas J. Watson

170865. A manager is an assistant to his men. – Thomas J. Watson

170866. Golf will grow so long as it’s fun. – Tom Watson

170867. The person I fear most in the last two rounds is myself. – Tom Watson

170868. We tournament golfers are much overrated. We get paid to much. – Tom Watson

170869. Sometimes thinking too much can destroy your momentum. – Tom Watson

170870. No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind. – Tom Watson

170871. Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won’t adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice. – Tom Watson

170872. If a course needs to be in great condition to be played effectively, then the design strategy is flawed. – Tom Watson

170873. I’d rather fight 100 structure fires than a wildfire. With a structure fire you know where your flames are, but in the woods it can move anywhere; it can come right up behind you. – Tom Watson

170874. A lot of guys who have never choked have never been in the position to do so. – Tom Watson

170875. Confidence in golf means being able to concentrate on the problem at hand with no outside interference. – Tom Watson

170876. Empires dissolve and peoples disappear, song passes not away. – William Watson

170877. Yes, threadbare seem his songs, to lettered ken – they were worn threadbare next the hearts of men. – William Watson

170878. We hold our hate too choice a thing, for light and careless lavishing. – William Watson

170879. The thirst to know and understand, a large and liberal discontent. – William Watson

170880. Hate and mistrust are the children of blindness. – William Watson

170881. Personally, I do not believe that we shall have greater armaments in the future than we have had in the past. On the contrary, I believe there will be a gradual diminution in this respect. – William Watson

170882. If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate. – Thomas John Watson, Sr.

170883. Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of “crackpot” than the stigma of conformity. – Thomas John Watson, Sr.

170884. Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience? – Thomas John Watson, Sr.

170885. The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm. – Thomas John Watson, Sr.

170886. To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart. – Thomas John Watson, Sr.

170887. You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because, remember that’s where you’ll find success – on the far side of failure. – Thomas John Watson, Sr.

170888. North Carolina’s approach in crafting its law ensured the creation of the best possible law and, consequently, North Carolina is now the acknowledged leader in addressing predatory lending. – Mel Watt

170889. I’m always happy to have the President visit North Carolina. Unfortunately, the citizens of North Carolina who could be most adversely affected by the President’s plan have not been invited to the discussion. – Mel Watt

170890. Life is definitely not a rehearsal, this is it. – Mike Watt

170891. Punk is not really a style of music. It was more like a state of mind. – Mike Watt

170892. Imitation is being rewarded. They’re learning that if you fit right in the mold, you get rewarded. Music is no longer a form of expression – it’s a means to a lifestyle. – Mike Watt

170893. I have a little name. That’s why people can remember it. – Mike Watt

170894. The only thing new is you finding out about something. Like nothing’s really new, but you reinvent it for yourself and find your inner voice. – Mike Watt

170895. I think punk rock, especially for me, was a big middle finger to this whole talent thing. – Mike Watt

170896. The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present. – Bill Watterson

170897. Reality continues to ruin my life. – Bill Watterson

170898. Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made. – Bill Watterson

170899. Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating; the mind is like a car battery – it recharges by running. – Bill Watterson

170900. Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around. – Bill Watterson

170901. So, what’s it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don’t recommend it. – Bill Watterson

170902. Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. – Bill Watterson

170903. Sometimes when I’m talking, my words can’t keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice. – Bill Watterson

170904. Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience. – Bill Watterson

170905. That’s the whole problem with science. You’ve got a bunch of empiricists trying to describe things of unimaginable wonder. – Bill Watterson

170906. The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog! – Bill Watterson

170907. The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. – Bill Watterson

170908. The world of a comic strip ought to be a special place with its own logic and life… I don’t want the issue of Hobbes’s reality settled by a doll manufacturer. – Bill Watterson

170909. There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do. – Bill Watterson

170910. Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. – Bill Watterson

170911. Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous? – Bill Watterson

170912. We all have different desires and needs, but if we don’t discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled. – Bill Watterson

170913. We don’t devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks. – Bill Watterson

170914. When birds burp, it must taste like bugs. – Bill Watterson

170915. Mothers are the necessity of invention. – Bill Watterson

170916. Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery. – Bill Watterson

170917. Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless. – Bill Watterson

170918. From now on, I’ll connect the dots my own way. – Bill Watterson

170919. Heck, what’s a little extortion among friends? – Bill Watterson

170920. A real job is a job you hate. – Bill Watterson

170921. Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems. – Bill Watterson

170922. Genius is never understood in its own time. – Bill Watterson

170923. God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die. – Bill Watterson

170924. I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep everyone’s expectations. – Bill Watterson

170925. I know the world isn’t fair, but why isn’t it ever unfair in my favor? – Bill Watterson

170926. I liked things better when I didn’t understand them. – Bill Watterson

170927. I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can play together all night. – Bill Watterson

170928. I thought my life would seem more interesting with a musical score and a laugh track. – Bill Watterson

170929. Know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything’s different. – Bill Watterson

170930. I’m not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information. – Bill Watterson

170931. I’ve got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts. – Bill Watterson

170932. If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently. – Bill Watterson

170933. If you can’t control your peanut butter, you can’t expect to control your life. – Bill Watterson

170934. If your knees aren’t green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life. – Bill Watterson

170935. It seems like once people grow up, they have no idea what’s cool. – Bill Watterson

170936. It’s not denial. I’m just selective about the reality I accept. – Bill Watterson

170937. It’s surprising how hard we’ll work when the work is done just for ourselves. – Bill Watterson

170938. I won’t eat any cereal that doesn’t turn the milk purple. – Bill Watterson

170939. The only safe ship in a storm is leadership. – Faye Wattleton

170940. My satisfaction comes from my commitment to advancing a better world. – Faye Wattleton

170941. One of the sad commentaries on the way women are viewed in our society is that we have to fit one category. I have never felt that I had to be in one category. – Faye Wattleton

170942. You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you. – Alan Watts

170943. You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes. – Alan Watts

170944. To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float. – Alan Watts

170945. Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes. – Alan Watts

170946. You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean. – Alan Watts

170947. What the devil is the point of surviving, going on living, when it’s a drag? But you see, that’s what people do. – Alan Watts

170948. We identify in our exerience a differentiation between what we do and what happens to us. – Alan Watts

170949. We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. – Alan Watts

170950. Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth. – Alan Watts

170951. Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations. – Alan Watts

170952. The style of God venerated in the church, mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from the style of the natural universe. – Alan Watts

170953. The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity. – Alan Watts

170954. The reason we want to go on and on is because we live in an impoverished present. – Alan Watts

170955. The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination. – Alan Watts

170956. The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. – Alan Watts

170957. Wars based on principle are far more destructive… the attacker will not destroy that which he is after. – Alan Watts

170958. Saints need sinners. – Alan Watts

170959. Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command. – Alan Watts

170960. No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. – Alan Watts

170961. No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. – Alan Watts

170962. Omnipotence is not knowing how everything is done; it’s just doing it. – Alan Watts

170963. Reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know. – Alan Watts

170964. Religion is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it. – Alan Watts

170965. So the bodhisattva saves all beings, not by preaching sermons to them, but by showing them that they are delivered, they are liberated, by the act of not being able to stop changing. – Alan Watts

170966. So then, the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself. – Alan Watts

170967. So what is discord at one level of your being is harmony at another level. – Alan Watts

170968. Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them. – Alan Watts

170969. Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe. – Alan Watts

170970. The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention. – Alan Watts

170971. The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile. – Alan Watts

170972. The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible. – Alan Watts

170973. But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be. – Alan Watts

170974. The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it – aliens. – Alan Watts

170975. In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all. – Alan Watts

170976. And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment. – Alan Watts

170977. A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world. – Alan Watts

170978. And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on. – Alan Watts

170979. Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver. – Alan Watts

170980. But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything. – Alan Watts

170981. But to me nothing – the negative, the empty – is exceedingly powerful. – Alan Watts

170982. But we try to pretend, you see, that the external world exists altogether independently of us. – Alan Watts

170983. Faith is a state of openness or trust. – Alan Watts

170984. How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god. – Alan Watts

170985. I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is. – Alan Watts

170986. I owe my solitude to other people. – Alan Watts

170987. If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen, particularly. – Alan Watts

170988. In known history, nobody has had such capacity for altering the universe than the people of the United States of America. And nobody has gone about it in such an aggressive way. – Alan Watts

170989. But at any rate, the point is that God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is. – Alan Watts

170990. A lot of our tracks have sounded a lot better than I thought they would because of recording, mixing, and because I probably didn’t hear it that way. I’m not a songwriter. – Charlie Watts

170991. I wanted to play drums because I fell in love with the glitter and the lights, but it wasn’t about adulation. It was being up there playing. – Charlie Watts

170992. I don’t like drum solos, to be honest with you, but if anybody ever told me he didn’t like Buddy Rich I’d right away say go and see him, at least the once. – Charlie Watts

170993. I don’t need to hear Bill to go through a song. I need to hear Keith to go through a song. I know Bill will be playing what I’m playing anyway. I need to hear Keith because it’s all there: the time, the chord changes, and all the licks you have to follow. – Charlie Watts

170994. I hate leaving home. I love what I do, but I’d love to go home every night. – Charlie Watts

170995. I never had lessons. Used to try to play to records, which I hated doing. Still can’t play to them. – Charlie Watts

170996. I saw Al Foster with Miles Davis the other week. It was beautiful. But, the whole thing was, Al Foster played as well as everybody else, but all of them were quite brilliant under Miles Davis’ direction. – Charlie Watts

170997. I think you get to a point where you watch something just to enjoy it. I don’t think it’s really done so that you’re supposed to feel, Oh, he’s the most wonderful drummer. I think the whole lot is what’s more enjoyable. – Charlie Watts

170998. For some reason at 12 or 13, I just heard Gerry Milligan and fell in love with that, whatever it was called. – Charlie Watts

170999. I’m very strict with my packing and have everything in its right place. I never change a rule. I hardly use anything in the hotel room. I wheel my own wardrobe in and that’s it. – Charlie Watts

171000. It doesn’t really change, actually. I think The Rolling Stones have gotten a lot better. An awful lot better, I think. A lot of people don’t, but I think they have, and to me that’s gratifying. It’s worth it. – Charlie Watts

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