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180000 famous quotes part 19 – 18001 to 19000

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180000 famous quotes part 19 – 18001 to 19000

18001. Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question. – Niels Bohr

18002. Einstein, stop telling God what to do! – Niels Bohr

18003. An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field. – Niels Bohr

18004. An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. – Niels Bohr

18005. A physicist is just an atom’s way of looking at itself. – Niels Bohr

18006. Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real. – Niels Bohr

18007. Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true. – Niels Bohr

18008. The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth. – Niels Bohr

18009. Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future. – Niels Bohr

18010. Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true. – Niels Bohr

18011. The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness. – Niels Bohr

18012. There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them. – Niels Bohr

18013. There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true. – Niels Bohr

18014. We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough. – Niels Bohr

18015. When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images. – Niels Bohr

18016. Napster’s only alleged liability is for contributory or vicarious infringement. So when Napster’s users engage in noncommercial sharing of music, is that activity copyright infringement? No. – David Boies

18017. The Audio Home Recording Act directly says that noncommercial copying by consumers is lawful. – David Boies

18018. The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision. – David Boies

18019. When you think of Napster, you think of music. But the first thing that struck me was that this was an important case not only for the music industry but for the whole Internet. – David Boies

18020. Here you have a new technology, and if that technology is going to work, you must allow people to provide central indexes of the data. It’s just like a newspaper that publishes classified ads. – David Boies

18021. The dreadful burden of having nothing to do. – Nicolas Boileau

18022. The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass. – Nicolas Boileau

18023. However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him. – Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

18024. No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write. – Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

18025. When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18026. One ever feels his twoness – an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18027. The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18028. To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18029. It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18030. If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18031. Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18032. But what of black women?… I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18033. Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader, and fuller life. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18034. An American, a Negro… two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18035. A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18036. A classic is a book that doesn’t have to be written again. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18037. The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18038. The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery? – W. E. B. Du Bois

18039. To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires. – W. E. B. Du Bois

18040. I amused myself playing with the journalists. – Brigitte Boisselier

18041. ‘I realize they say we are ‘wacko’ and ‘out there, but we are the most rational of all. – Brigitte Boisselier

18042. Freedom of love is freedom to say yes to many lovers. – Brigitte Boisselier

18043. Every time new technology is introduced, especially involving reproduction, you get the ‘yuck’ effect. – Brigitte Boisselier

18044. I am not the kind of girl who can trust a theory based on one person. – Brigitte Boisselier

18045. I have to consider my greatest accomplishments winning the Olympics because everything that I’ve done after that is really because of the Olympics. – Brian Boitano

18046. Kat and I were in our 20s when we won in ’88. Our personalities were already established. We were ready to move on to a life of professional skating. – Brian Boitano

18047. Plus the public’s attention span is so short right now, if a skater doesn’t strike while the iron is hot… well it’s not like people will forget you, but they just won’t care anymore. – Brian Boitano

18048. Sasha gets a raw deal from the press. She makes one mistake in her program and people rip her for not pulling it off when it counts. But she never falls apart. She never just completely folds and misses everything. Usually it’s just one mistake. – Brian Boitano

18049. So the programs all start to all look the same. I watched one free skating competition, and I thought I was watching a short program. Everyone was doing exactly the same elements. – Brian Boitano

18050. That’s what amateur skating is about, technical expertise, and it should always stay that way. – Brian Boitano

18051. The Olympics are great for notoriety right off the bat, but your body of work is what people remember you for. – Brian Boitano

18052. The U.S. Olympic spirit award is an award that is given to an athlete who embodies the Olympic spirit in more ways than just on the playing field, in showing incredible perseverance, in overcoming obstacles, and what we wanted to do is have everybody can vote on-line. – Brian Boitano

18053. Yeah, I am a little bit, and I think it is a natural progression of the sport, of going upwards in technical ability and everything like that. – Brian Boitano

18054. When I saw you I fell in love. And you smiled because you knew. – Arrigo Boito

18055. The oldest of the arts and the youngest of the professions. – Derek Bok

18056. There is far too much law for those who can afford it and far too little for those who cannot. – Derek Bok

18057. I won’t say there aren’t any Harvard graduates who have never asserted a superior attitude. But they have done so to our great embarrassment and in no way represent the Harvard I know. – Derek Bok

18058. If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. – Derek Bok

18059. I suspect that no community will become humane and caring by restricting what its members can say. – Derek Bok

18060. The fact must never be forgotten that no magazine publisher in the United States could give what it is giving to the reader each month if it were not for the revenue which the advertiser brings the magazine. – Edward Bok

18061. The American advertiser has made the superior American magazine of today possible. – Edward Bok

18062. It is the growth of advertising in this country which, more than any single element, has brought the American magazine to its present enviable position in points of literary, illustrative and mechanical excellence. – Edward Bok

18063. We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy. From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction. We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes. We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect. – Sissela Bok

18064. While all deception requires secrecy, all secrecy is not meant to deceive. – Sissela Bok

18065. Liars share with those they deceive the desire not to be deceived. – Sissela Bok

18066. If God wants to take my left arm, that’s OK, as long as I can walk and play with my kids. I’m a lot improved. I was worse than this after the accident. – Manute Bol

18067. I’ve gone to war zones before and never got shot. – Manute Bol

18068. Didn’t the other guys tell you? Nobody dunks on Manute B-O-L! – Manute Bol

18069. There’s a lot of bad things going on but I didn’t do nothing. – Manute Bol

18070. I’m not a violent person. – Manute Bol

18071. I’d like to do things to make money to save myself but right now I can’t do nothing. If they want to put me in jail, they can do that. It’s kind of tough. – Manute Bol

18072. I love my family. – Manute Bol

18073. God guided me to America and gave me a good job. But he also gave me a heart so I would look back. – Manute Bol

18074. I think I am a child. Everything blows my mind. – Marc Bolan

18075. I feel there is a curse on rock stars. – Marc Bolan

18076. I tend to play a lot of blues things at home, because most blues things are basically within a 12-bar pattern. – Marc Bolan

18077. All rock musicians are deaf… Or insensitive to mellow sounds. – Marc Bolan

18078. Be strong and follow your own convictions. You can’t assume there is a lot of time to do what you like. This is what David Bowie is afraid of: that he will die before he gets a chance to make a real strong contribution. – Marc Bolan

18079. I don’t like telephones. – Marc Bolan

18080. But every single damn thing matters! Only we don’t realize. We just tell ourselves that art runs on one track and life, our lives, on another, and we don’t realize that’s a lie. – Roberto Bolano

18081. If I were to say what I really think I would be arrested or shut away in a lunatic asylum. Come on, I am sure that it would be the same for everyone. – Roberto Bolano

18082. The secret story is the one we’ll never know, although we’re living it from day to day, thinking we’re alive, thinking we’ve got it all under control and the stuff we overlook doesn’t matter. – Roberto Bolano

18083. We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain. – Roberto Bolano

18084. And once I know what the first page is, then the rest will come. – William Bolcom

18085. I would find myself, not necessarily always assigning these little bits of music for here or there, but all of a sudden something would fall into place and it would be exactly that. – William Bolcom

18086. There’s got to be something that you can do that will not just be a nice honor to the play, or the book, or the movie you’re dealing with, but some aspect that maybe can explore something that the play couldn’t do. – William Bolcom

18087. Now the big question is if you are going to go to all the trouble of setting an opera and making all that music and so on, there’s got to be some aspect that you can do in an opera that really makes it worth while. – William Bolcom

18088. My performances have finally caught up with my ego. – Ato Boldon

18089. And thus I take my leave of the world and of you all, and I heartily desire you all to pray for me. – Anne Boleyn

18090. Good Christian people, I am come hither to die, for according to the law, and by the law I am judged to die, and therefore I will speak nothing against it. I am come hither to accuse no man, nor to speak anything of that, whereof I am accused and condemned to die. – Anne Boleyn

18091. O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast. – Anne Boleyn

18092. O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul. – Anne Boleyn

18093. And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they’re articulating. – Jim Bolger

18094. And if you’re getting a poll coming out month after month saying something and then all of a sudden does an enormous swing in one direction – you are dealing with a more volatile electorate than most people believe they have. – Jim Bolger

18095. I mean you really can target your answers to get the instant response and I think that is a very manipulative type of polling. I really have no time for that worm at all. – Jim Bolger

18096. I think we have a fascinating new and quite dominant input into politics – and it wont go away. From time to time, people articulate a view that we should ban opinion polls, but that’s nonsense. – Jim Bolger

18097. I’m much more attracted personally to governments going their full term. It’s very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah… a parliamentary democracy, but I’ve always had an instinct to say there should be a fixed term. – Jim Bolger

18098. So to that extent that was a very sharp reminder a few months out from the election that we weren’t performing in the eyes of the public to the level that they wanted if they were going to re-elect us. So we went out and were much more upfront on issues. – Jim Bolger

18099. Nigel might have an earlier date, but I think it’s unprecedented from my memory. So it is a reminder to everybody that the public can move very rapidly on some issues and therefore what looks settled may not be. – Jim Bolger

18100. Politicians, no matter who they are, shouldn’t be able to manipulate the public on a single issue and then call an election at the height of support – that’s a little bit of a manipulation of democracy. – Jim Bolger

18101. So I think that we’re in a very heightened and somewhat unusual period of politics and polling around the countries that New Zealanders take close interest in. – Jim Bolger

18102. How lonely it is going to be now on the Yellow Brick Road. – Ray Bolger

18103. I replaced Walsh, I replaced Blackmore, now I just gotta be me. – Tommy Bolin

18104. If you’re not having fun it’s not worth doing. – Tommy Bolin

18105. I think the way I play the guitar is very percussive. I play a lot of rhythm chops as though I were playing congas or something. – Tommy Bolin

18106. I’d rather work than not. – Tommy Bolin

18107. Nations, like men, have their infancy. – Henry Bolingbroke

18108. The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody’s word about them. – Henry Bolingbroke

18109. The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue. – Henry Bolingbroke

18110. Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue. – Henry Bolingbroke

18111. Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt. – Henry Bolingbroke

18112. Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards? – Al Boliska

18113. Do you realize if it weren’t for Edison we’d be watching TV by candlelight? – Al Boliska

18114. Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror. – Al Boliska

18115. Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement. – Simon Bolivar

18116. Our strength in finance has led us to set up an international financial centre with medium and long-term objectives, especially to develop Islamic financial and insurance services. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18117. As a small country, both in size and population, our future hinges on the quality of our people. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18118. Brunei Darussalam is one of the oldest kingdoms in South East Asia. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18119. The development of our human resources is an area in which we need to do well as it is decisive in determining the success of our diversification programme. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18120. The level of our educational development is high and serves as a strong basis for our future progress. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18121. The nation will benefit in the long term if it continues to be open to foreign expertise. This will help the country to establish its business culture and environment faster, based on international best practice. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18122. There is no conflict between favouring Islamic and traditional values and being more open and international. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18123. Today, bilateral relations with Britain are excellent, with cooperation in many areas and both countries continuing to work on strengthening these ties. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18124. We are considering various ways of making use of our oil and gas downstream industries. This is to be complemented with the import of oil and gas from other sources as raw materials. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18125. We are increasing our efforts to attract the right kind of foreign investors through our various agencies. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18126. We need foreign skills to stay competitive. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18127. We will host the Asean summit in November this year. It will be an occasion to reflect on our achievements collectively and to look at how Asean can maintain its leading role in regional and international cooperation. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18128. Asean is obviously a very important association for us. Over the past 30 years Asean has made great strides in regional cooperation covering a number of areas, although recently it has been under strain because of the financial crisis and other challenges. – Hassanal Bolkiah

18129. I produce for a low price and I sell it on my own to 80 countries. – Uwe Boll

18130. Slater’s a big star and he’s been in the business a long time. He’s always in a good mood and easygoing but he takes his character very seriously. – Uwe Boll

18131. We work very cost effective and I sell my movies in 100 territories on my own. – Uwe Boll

18132. We thought about it, what we want to tell, and I didn’t want to move it directly into the Nazi times. I thought it’s much more interesting to see how BloodRayne became BloodRayne. – Uwe Boll

18133. Take the hardcore gamers. The characters are way more real in the world of hardcore gamers who have played the game for hundreds of hours. They have the movie in their heads, they’ve built it on their own. These guys are always very disappointed in the movies. – Uwe Boll

18134. I boxed 15 years in a club. – Uwe Boll

18135. So if I get these actors for 30% of their price by coming in so late with an offer when they know they are not getting another offer then I do it this way. – Uwe Boll

18136. Actors don’t have real value. – Uwe Boll

18137. Now while the German money is over for Hollywood, I still have $80 million to make movies, and we will have two things coming up: less major movies and the price for actors will go down. – Uwe Boll

18138. My favourite game is Postal because it is so politically incorrect. – Uwe Boll

18139. Interview with a Vampire was lots of sex, so I’m not sure. – Uwe Boll

18140. In the Seventies, a lot of executions via electric chair failed because of technical problems. Seed tells the true story of someone who survived and sought revenge. They buried him alive to make it seem he was dead. – Uwe Boll

18141. In The Name of the King is the right title. To be honest, I don’t know who had the final idea for the title but I liked it and it has a strong connection to the movie’s story. – Uwe Boll

18142. I think video games are a great kind of entertainment. They have replaced a lot of games people normally play with their friends and neighbours, like Monopoly. – Uwe Boll

18143. I think the Matrix effect is over-used and I don’t do it anymore. – Uwe Boll

18144. I think Alone in the Dark was too much an action creature movie than a horror creature movie. – Uwe Boll

18145. So if you want to have a great video game-based movie you have to keep the mood of the game, use the normal character setup – but you have to flesh out the story and provide more background for the characters. – Uwe Boll

18146. I play PC and Xbox games at home, and I just got a PSP as a birthday present. – Uwe Boll

18147. A movie like House of the Dead with around $7 million budget or Alone in the Dark with around $16 million budget are much easier to make profit than the typical $50 million major motion picture. – Uwe Boll

18148. House was the first film where I had no influence on the script. I had to buy the script with the game rights. – Uwe Boll

18149. Homer is the nice side of Al Bundy with the same intellect. I really like him and Al Bundy. – Uwe Boll

18150. Heart of America is a movie I’m very proud of. The young actors are great and the story has impact. – Uwe Boll

18151. Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today. – Uwe Boll

18152. Agents are still asking for millions of dollars for actors that don’t sell one ticket. – Uwe Boll

18153. If people hate me they hate me. – Uwe Boll

18154. I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you’ve lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change. – Richard Nelson Bolles

18155. Not for nothing is their motto TGIF – ‘Thank God It’s Friday.’ They live for the weekends, when they can go do what they really want to do. – Richard Nelson Bolles

18156. There is a vast world of work out there in this country, where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone – many of whom are bored out of their minds. All day long. – Richard Nelson Bolles

18157. I think grown-ups don’t go to movies because they’re much more discerning. – Joseph Bologna

18158. But, having said that, believe me, as you get older, the parts dry up. They get less and less. – Joseph Bologna

18159. I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I’ll go online and I’ll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don’t want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being. – Joseph Bologna

18160. I keep working mainly because my wife and I spend most of our time touring the country doing our own plays. – Joseph Bologna

18161. Most people would rather stay home and watch Casablanca for the fourth time or the 10th time on Turner Classic Movies than go see Matrix 12 or whatever the hell the flavor of the month is. – Joseph Bologna

18162. My favorite comedians were Jimmy Durante, George Burns, senior citizens. – Joseph Bologna

18163. So to me, Texas Hold ’em puts me to sleep. At least when you play stud, you can be funny as you deal. Somebody some day is going to come up with a Stud show that’s going to work. – Joseph Bologna

18164. The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium. – Joseph Bologna

18165. When I was a kid, there was no distinction between a movie about old people or young people. It was either funny or not. It was either entertaining or not. It was either exciting or not. It was either thrilling or not. – Joseph Bologna

18166. Why can’t she move in with you? Is she against that? She’s not a Mormon or anything, is she? – Joseph Bologna

18167. You know, people come up with formulas who are uncreative. They can’t picture something different so they can only go by something that’s laid out for them. – Joseph Bologna

18168. My favorite actors when I was a kid were in their ’60s. Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne. – Joseph Bologna

18169. Good marriages are made in heaven. Or some such place. – Robert Bolt

18170. Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh. – Robert Bolt

18171. Death comes for us all. Even for kings he comes. – Robert Bolt

18172. The law is not a “light” for you or any man to see by; the law is not an instrument of any kind. The law is a causeway upon which so long as he keeps to it a citizen may walk safely. – Robert Bolt

18173. It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world… but for Wales! – Robert Bolt

18174. If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you, down the fairway, so you don’t have to waste energy going back to pick it up. – Tommy Bolt

18175. Never break your putter and your driver in the same round or you’re dead. – Tommy Bolt

18176. There’s no such thing as the United Nations. If the U.N. secretary building in New York lost 10 stories, it wouldn’t make a bit of difference. – John Bolton

18177. We estimate that once Iraq acquires fissile material – whether from a foreign source or by securing the materials to build an indigenous fissile material capability – it could fabricate a nuclear weapon within one year. – John Bolton

18178. I don’t do carrots. – John Bolton

18179. Diplomacy is not an end in itself if it does not advance U.S. interests. – John Bolton

18180. It’s an important thing to remember where you came from. – Michael Bolton

18181. Considering the amount of information we’re bombarded by, it’s amazing if a song can transcend time. – Michael Bolton

18182. Dr. King is so inspiring, so impressive, so moving as a human being. – Michael Bolton

18183. For years I’ve kept a list of dream projects. – Michael Bolton

18184. I have friends who’ve tried to break into the UK, who went back with their tails between their legs. Fortunately I’ve had the opposite experience. – Michael Bolton

18185. I have to be happy in the here and now because every time you start focusing on your legacy you’re really setting yourself up for disappointment. – Michael Bolton

18186. I kept looking to do songs that were written years ago and would live or outlive all of us, and the one thing they had in common was Sinatra. – Michael Bolton

18187. I love songwriting. It’s second to my love for singing in how I express myself. – Michael Bolton

18188. I was blown away by the control and the range that I was hearing. I’m listening to Pavarotti and thinking, What the hell have I been doing with my voice all these years? – Michael Bolton

18189. A lot of the greatest compositions were made famous by Sinatra. – Michael Bolton

18190. The whole industry evolves around a great song. – Michael Bolton

18191. You’re presuming too much by using the word legacy – presuming that someone is going to care. – Michael Bolton

18192. You can’t make everybody love what you do, but you can know how great you feel doing it. – Michael Bolton

18193. With the internet, things are so much more immediate. People taste-test things to see if they want to buy the CD. – Michael Bolton

18194. Whoever best serves the song is going to be served by the song. – Michael Bolton

18195. When you have great songs that are going to live longer than the composers, everything you can do to bring those different elements and nuances out, serve the song. – Michael Bolton

18196. When I was invited to sing with Pavarotti, I had about two weeks to learn Italian. – Michael Bolton

18197. When I started studying for the arias it was like going into training for a heavyweight title fight. – Michael Bolton

18198. We used to call it recurrent airplay when someone had a hit. – Michael Bolton

18199. I’m proud of my mentors. Ray Charles is the strongest influence on me as a singer. – Michael Bolton

18200. There are certain people who have become better artists, but they’re brilliant at marketing. I think someone who’s been phenomenal like that is Madonna. – Michael Bolton

18201. It’s a combination of melody and lyrics, not one without the other. It’s a confluence of these different elements that makes something powerful. – Michael Bolton

18202. The Top 40 is geared toward 20 and under, not 20 and up. That’s the audience I’m geared to. – Michael Bolton

18203. The bigger you are, the harder they come down on you. – Michael Bolton

18204. Someone told me there was a publisher that could find a good home for my songs, but I didn’t want to give up my pursuit of a career in the business as an artist. – Michael Bolton

18205. Sinatra, here’s a guy who plays a tough guy in all his movies, but was allowed to be vulnerable when he stepped up to the microphone. – Michael Bolton

18206. One song will launch you, but you don’t want to be a one-song artist. – Michael Bolton

18207. No matter how great we get with digital formats of instrumentation, nothing really quite duplicates the real thing. – Michael Bolton

18208. It’s understanding the intention of a composer that allows a producer and an arranger to make those moments speak. – Michael Bolton

18209. A lot of my success comes from black music. It’s something I’m very proud of. – Michael Bolton

18210. To sing along with Stevie Wonder, you had to make your voice do things it was not accustomed to doing. – Michael Bolton

18211. Black music has increased my enjoyment of what I do. It has increased my range, my ability to reach into myself and accept myself. – Michael Bolton

18212. Mathematical discoveries, like springtime violets in the woods, have their season which no man can hasten or retard. – Janos Bolyai

18213. One must do no violence to nature, nor model it in conformity to any blindly formed chimera. – Janos Bolyai

18214. Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe. – Janos Bolyai

18215. In two decades I’ve lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet. – Erma Bombeck

18216. What’s with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere? – Erma Bombeck

18217. When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he’s doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911. – Erma Bombeck

18218. When humor goes, there goes civilization. – Erma Bombeck

18219. When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’. – Erma Bombeck

18220. When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway. – Erma Bombeck

18221. Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother. – Erma Bombeck

18222. Why would anyone steal a shopping cart? It’s like stealing a two-year-old. – Erma Bombeck

18223. It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. – Erma Bombeck

18224. There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. – Erma Bombeck

18225. It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows. – Erma Bombeck

18226. There is one thing I have never taught my body how to do and that is to figure out at 6 A.M. what it wants to eat at 6 P.M. – Erma Bombeck

18227. In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn’t danced in television. – Erma Bombeck

18228. If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it. – Erma Bombeck

18229. If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead. – Erma Bombeck

18230. I’ve exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars. – Erma Bombeck

18231. Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub. – Erma Bombeck

18232. I was too old for a paper route, too young for Social Security and too tired for an affair. – Erma Bombeck

18233. I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: “Checkout Time is 18 years.” – Erma Bombeck

18234. I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes. – Erma Bombeck

18235. I haven’t trusted polls since I read that 62% of women had affairs during their lunch hour. I’ve never met a woman in my life who would give up lunch for sex. – Erma Bombeck

18236. I have a theory about the human mind. A brain is a lot like a computer. It will only take so many facts, and then it will go on overload and blow up. – Erma Bombeck

18237. I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it. – Erma Bombeck

18238. I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage. – Erma Bombeck

18239. Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously. It’s literary suicide. – Erma Bombeck

18240. It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding. – Erma Bombeck

18241. On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings. – Erma Bombeck

18242. Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery. – Erma Bombeck

18243. Most women put off entertaining until the kids are grown. – Erma Bombeck

18244. My kids always perceived the bathroom as a place where you wait it out until all the groceries are unloaded from the car. – Erma Bombeck

18245. My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. – Erma Bombeck

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18246. My theory on housework is, if the item doesn’t multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you? – Erma Bombeck

18247. Never accept a drink from a urologist. – Erma Bombeck

18248. I was terrible at straight items. When I wrote obituaries, my mother said the only thing I ever got them to do was die in alphabetical order. – Erma Bombeck

18249. Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. – Erma Bombeck

18250. How come anything you buy will go on sale next week? – Erma Bombeck

18251. Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated. – Erma Bombeck

18252. Never have more children than you have car windows. – Erma Bombeck

18253. Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth. – Erma Bombeck

18254. There’s something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she’s only measured water in it. – Erma Bombeck

18255. No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick. – Erma Bombeck

18256. Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It’s too controversial. – Erma Bombeck

18257. Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I’m taking with me when I go. – Erma Bombeck

18258. One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child’s name and how old he or she is. – Erma Bombeck

18259. Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time. – Erma Bombeck

18260. People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you’ll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow. – Erma Bombeck

18261. Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It’s gossip. – Erma Bombeck

18262. Someone once threw me a small, brown, hairy kiwi fruit, and I threw a wastebasket over it until it was dead. – Erma Bombeck

18263. Sometimes I can’t figure designers out. It’s as if they flunked human anatomy. – Erma Bombeck

18264. Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other people’s children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it. – Erma Bombeck

18265. Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago. – Erma Bombeck

18266. Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. – Erma Bombeck

18267. The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again. – Erma Bombeck

18268. There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. – Erma Bombeck

18269. There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo. – Erma Bombeck

18270. Never order food in excess of your body weight. – Erma Bombeck

18271. Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone? – Erma Bombeck

18272. Housework, if you do it right, will kill you. – Erma Bombeck

18273. A friend doesn’t go on a diet because you are fat. – Erma Bombeck

18274. A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday. – Erma Bombeck

18275. A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend – and he’s a priest. – Erma Bombeck

18276. All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them. – Erma Bombeck

18277. Before you try to keep up with the Joneses, be sure they’re not trying to keep up with you. – Erma Bombeck

18278. Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you. – Erma Bombeck

18279. Children make your life important. – Erma Bombeck

18280. Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them, eat meals and never do the dishes, sit in rooms they never clean, and are entertained till they drop? If you have just answered, “A house guest,” you’re wrong because I have just described my kids. – Erma Bombeck

18281. I will buy any creme, cosmetic, or elixir from a woman with a European accent. – Erma Bombeck

18282. Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. – Erma Bombeck

18283. Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely. – Erma Bombeck

18284. For some of us, watching a miniseries that lasts longer than most marriages is not easy. – Erma Bombeck

18285. For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it’s time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward. – Erma Bombeck

18286. Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You’re not out of it until the computer says you’re out of it. – Erma Bombeck

18287. God created man, but I could do better. – Erma Bombeck

18288. Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving. – Erma Bombeck

18289. House guests should be regarded as perishables: Leave them out too long and they go bad. – Erma Bombeck

18290. Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments. – Erma Bombeck

18291. That was the whole point in forming a band. Girls. Absolutely gorgeous girls. – Simon Le Bon

18292. I succumbed to hedonism. – Simon Le Bon

18293. We want to be the band to dance to when the bomb drops. – Simon Le Bon

18294. It worried me when Britney snogged Madonna. It looked a bit fake. It screamed ‘We’re in this for the money. – Simon Le Bon

18295. I think repeating yourself is a sign of old age, telling the same joke again and again. Especially if they’re jokes that don’t make people laugh. – Simon Le Bon

18296. We were five heterosexual, good-looking men. We competed against each other for the sexiest girls… I won. – Simon Le Bon

18297. If you ever get rich and famous, by definition you are special. You have done something special, and therefore you start to behave special. Then if the floor drops out, and you become down and out, you have a really new perspective. – Danny Bonaduce

18298. I am a proud participant of the Spencer Tracy School of Acting: Know your lines, don’t bump into the furniture. – Danny Bonaduce

18299. If you’re a kid in Southern California, somebody – whether it’s you or your parents – somebody throws your hat into the ring and I think everyone had a commercial or two. – Danny Bonaduce

18300. It’s weird because horses kind of come and go in my life. – Danny Bonaduce

18301. As it has been told to me, my Dad had some kind of deal with Dick Clark. But when we got here, that fell through. So we were out here with no job, no furniture, no food. – Danny Bonaduce

18302. Nothing need be apprehended from this miserable adventurer. – Louis Bonaparte

18303. If I wanted to do wrong, I could not. – Louis Bonaparte

18304. I should see an enemy of my country in any one who would change by force that which has been established by law. – Louis Bonaparte

18305. Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18306. A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18307. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18308. Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18309. Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18310. Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18311. England is a nation of shopkeepers. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18312. Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18313. Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18314. An army marches on its stomach. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18315. All religions have been made by men. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18316. Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18317. A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18318. Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18319. A true man hates no one. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18320. Ability is nothing without opportunity. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18321. Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18322. Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18323. The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one’s designs to one’s means. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18324. There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18325. There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18326. There are only two forces that unite men – fear and interest. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18327. There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18328. The word impossible is not in my dictionary. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18329. The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18330. The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one’s self to destiny. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18331. The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18332. The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18333. The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18334. The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18335. Respect the burden. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18336. The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18337. A Constitution should be short and obscure. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18338. The French complain of everything, and always. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18339. The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18340. The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18341. The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18342. The best cure for the body is a quiet mind. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18343. The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18344. The army is the true nobility of our country. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18345. The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18346. Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18347. Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18348. Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18349. The human race is governed by its imagination. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18350. If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18351. It requires more courage to suffer than to die. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18352. It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18353. In politics… never retreat, never retract… never admit a mistake. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18354. In politics stupidity is not a handicap. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18355. In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18356. Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18357. Imagination rules the world. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18358. If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18359. A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18360. If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18361. Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18362. I made all my generals out of mud. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18363. I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18364. I have only one counsel for you – be master. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18365. I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18366. I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18367. I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18368. History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18369. History is a set of lies agreed upon. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18370. He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18371. If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18372. Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18373. There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18374. A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18375. A leader is a dealer in hope. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18376. He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18377. A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18378. Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18379. A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18380. France has more need of me than I have need of France. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18381. From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18382. Let the path be open to talent. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18383. Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18384. Medicines are only fit for old people. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18385. One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18386. One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18387. Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18388. Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18389. Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18390. Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18391. Men take only their needs into consideration – never their abilities. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18392. Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18393. A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18394. Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18395. A picture is worth a thousand words. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18396. Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18397. Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18398. To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18399. Victory belongs to the most persevering. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18400. You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy’s ranks. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18401. War is the business of barbarians. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18402. Women are nothing but machines for producing children. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18403. With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18404. When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18405. When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18406. What is history but a fable agreed upon? – Napoleon Bonaparte

18407. We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18408. You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war. – Napoleon Bonaparte

18409. America has survived and grown stronger through September 11th and subsequent wars with Afghanistan and Iraq and those who seek to do us harm. We have faced – and met – tremendous challenges ramping up a public health and safety system to protect Americans from future threats. – Christopher Bond

18410. Abroad, our most important policy is to support our troops and continue forward-thinking foreign policy in the war on terror – keeping our enemies on the run and hitting them before they hit us. – Christopher Bond

18411. Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement. – Christopher Bond

18412. Change is tough, people don’t like it, but it is necessary. Take two aspirins and call me in the morning. – Christopher Bond

18413. History’s lesson is to make the most of reform opportunities when they arise because they do not arise often and they do not last long. – Christopher Bond

18414. It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy. – Christopher Bond

18415. Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need. – Christopher Bond

18416. More time on paperwork means less time spent with students or preparing lessons for students. It is as simple as that. The numerous reforms in the bill will go a long way to free our time of special educators. – Christopher Bond

18417. Yes, beef is what was for dinner last night. Tonight it will be my dinner, and it will continue to be. – Christopher Bond

18418. What I try to do in a play is put a problem on stage, head-on, without evasion. – Edward Bond

18419. You have to learn the language of Hamlet. – Edward Bond

18420. You have to go to the ultimate situation in drama. – Edward Bond

18421. When humanness is lost the radical difference between the bodies in the pit and people walking on the street is lost. – Edward Bond

18422. What Shakespeare and the Greeks were able to do was radically question what it meant to be a human being. – Edward Bond

18423. We may seem competent, but by the end of next century there will be new deserts, new ruins. – Edward Bond

18424. We are still living in the aftershock of Hiroshima, people are still the scars of history. – Edward Bond

18425. Violence is never a solution in my plays, just as ultimately violence is never a solution in human affairs. – Edward Bond

18426. Violence is hidden within democratic structures because they are not radically democratic – Western democracy is merely a domestic convenience of consumerism. – Edward Bond

18427. The truth has got to appear plausible on the stage. – Edward Bond

18428. The theatre, our theatre, comes from the Greeks. – Edward Bond

18429. The one overall structure in my plays is language. – Edward Bond

18430. The human mind is a dramatic structure in itself and our society is absolutely saturated with drama. – Edward Bond

18431. The Greeks said very, very extreme things in their tragedies. – Edward Bond

18432. If you engage people on a vital, important level, they will respond. – Edward Bond

18433. Whatever the economy needs to maintain itself, the government will do it. – Edward Bond

18434. The English sent all their bores abroad, and acquired the Empire as a punishment. – Edward Bond

18435. I’m interested in the real world. – Edward Bond

18436. I’m not interested in an imaginary world. – Edward Bond

18437. In the end I think theatre has only one subject: justice. – Edward Bond

18438. In the past goodness was always a collective experience. Then goodness became privatised. – Edward Bond

18439. It seems to me that we are profoundly ignorant of ourselves. – Edward Bond

18440. Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done. – Edward Bond

18441. It’s politely assumed that democracy is a means of containing and restraining violence. But violence comes not from genes but from ideas. – Edward Bond

18442. Shakespeare has no answers for us at all. – Edward Bond

18443. It’s wonderful to be able to sit down and write a play. – Edward Bond

18444. Now, drama is quite useful at helping us to understand what our position is and, conversely, we might then understand why our theatre is being destroyed. – Edward Bond

18445. It’s insulting to ask a dramatist what his view of his play is. I have no opinion. – Edward Bond

18446. Our unconscious is not more animal than our conscious, it is often even more human. – Edward Bond

18447. I write plays not to make money, but to stop myself from going mad. Because it’s my way of making the world rational to me. – Edward Bond

18448. I think there is no world without theatre. – Edward Bond

18449. I don’t think it’s the job of theatre at the moment to provide political propaganda; that would be simplistic. We have to explore our situation further before we will understand it. – Edward Bond

18450. Humanity’s become a product and when humanity is a product, you get Auschwitz and you get Chair. – Edward Bond

18451. First there was the theatre of people and animals, then of people and the devil. Now we need the theatre of people and people. – Edward Bond

18452. Fifteen years ago I walked out of a production of one of my plays at the RSC because I decided it was a waste of time. – Edward Bond

18453. Auschwitz is a place in which tragedy cannot occur. – Edward Bond

18454. All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It’s called competition. And competition is antagonism. – Edward Bond

18455. But we are not in the world to be good but to change it. – Edward Bond

18456. Art is the close scrutiny of reality and therefore I put on the stage only those things that I know happen in our society. – Edward Bond

18457. At the turn of the century theatre does not have to be prescriptive. – Edward Bond

18458. I had planned to accomplish something considerable, and this is the end. – George Phillips Bond

18459. Until very recently, the heavenly bodies have been investigated only with reference to their position and their laws of motion, and a quarter of a century ago astronomy was little more than celestial topography. – George Phillips Bond

18460. Madam: If you discover any more comets, can you not wait until they are announced by the proper authorities? – George Phillips Bond

18461. I now teach at American University and the University of Virginia. – Julian Bond

18462. There is a thin line between politics and theatricals. – Julian Bond

18463. The president of the branch in Atlanta was a pastor of a church, the Reverend Sam Williams, a wonderful guy. He was middle-class and fairly militant for the time and place. – Julian Bond

18464. Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years’ worth of education. – Julian Bond

18465. Many are attracted to social service – the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won’t need social service. – Julian Bond

18466. I’ve appeared on a weekly syndicated television show since 1980. – Julian Bond

18467. I was a Georgia state legislator for a great many years. – Julian Bond

18468. I want to step up our voter-registration activities. Not every branch does it, and not all the time. I want them to go back and get out the vote because I want us to have a big impact on the Congressional elections this year. – Julian Bond

18469. I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can, and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work. – Julian Bond

18470. I do think that some of us began to realize that this was going to be a long struggle that was going to go on for decades, and you’d have to knuckle down. A lot of people in our generation did that. They didn’t drop out and run away. – Julian Bond

18471. Griffin Bell later apologized to me for that decision. – Julian Bond

18472. Ever since I’ve become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People, George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News, and all of them could have been written by the same person. – Julian Bond

18473. But even at the height of these scandals, even at the time when our finances were at their worst, the NAACP branches – the grassroots – kept plugging away. They kept doing what they do, and they do it well. – Julian Bond

18474. Black reporters are as capable of racism as anyone else. – Julian Bond

18475. As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn’t have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn’t keep up with their promise. Education didn’t prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas. – Julian Bond

18476. As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge. – Julian Bond

18477. And I’ve tried to give us a higher profile. Typically, at a board meeting, we’d pass resolutions about the civil-rights issue of the day, but we’d never tell anyone. So I’ve instituted a policy of announcing our resolutions at the end of our meetings. – Julian Bond

18478. You know, I come from six generations of college graduates. – Julian Bond

18479. The war in Iraq has as much to do with terrorism as the administration has to do with compassion. – Julian Bond

18480. Any time someone carries a picket sign in front of the White House, that is the First Amendment in action. – Julian Bond

18481. The First Amendment means everything to me. – Julian Bond

18482. For the vast majority of places in America, there is no way you can build a security system such as we have here because of the high priority this rates in terms of terrorist interests. – Kit Bond

18483. One of the most widespread myths about the deal is that the Administration is outsourcing the security of our ports to a company from the United Arab Emirates. – Kit Bond

18484. No one who knows my personal situation would think I am not sympathetic to the needs of the active forces. – Kit Bond

18485. My son is not wild about going back to Iraq, but he’d sure rather do that than sacrifice all that he and his fellow soldiers have accomplished by leaving too early and inviting chaos. – Kit Bond

18486. It is U.S. workers who lose out when employers cannot get the high-tech graduates they need to compete with foreign companies in the 21st century economy. – Kit Bond

18487. If we don’t act now, the death tax will come back in just a few years. Under current law the death tax is phased out in 2010 but comes back in full force in 2011. That is a ridiculous and untenable policy. – Kit Bond

18488. I pointed out on the floor last year, after Hurricane Katrina, we were very proud that one of our National Guard engineering battalions was called to Louisiana. And they did a magnificent job. – Kit Bond

18489. Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment. – Kit Bond

18490. For this reason, it is essential that our Nation’s rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development. – Kit Bond

18491. According to the Small Business Administration, more than 70 percent of all family businesses do not survive through the second generation, and 8 percent do not make it to a third. – Kit Bond

18492. At a time when the insurgents are saying that time is working against them, my Democratic colleagues are introducing a measure to set a timetable for withdrawal in Iraq that will undercut the momentum that the insurgents themselves say we have built in Iraq. – Kit Bond

18493. As we have heard, the end of al-Zarqawi is a significant blow to al-Qaida operations in Iraq. It is another clear indication of the progress we are making. – Kit Bond

18494. As the Senator from Vermont was kind enough to note, I did have the experience of being commander in chief of our National Guard in Missouri for 8 years. – Kit Bond

18495. America’s workers face a battle for their jobs. They are the finest workers in the world. American workers grow, harvest, and mine some of the world’s highest quality and most plentiful raw materials. – Kit Bond

18496. America demands invention and innovation to succeed. – Kit Bond

18497. A number of the major terrorist captures we have made, the terrorist operations designed for the United States that we have interrupted, were enabled by the terrorist tracking program. – Kit Bond

18498. I don’t think anyone who has followed the progress of the Islamofascist terrorists who have threatened us believe we are going to be safe if we try a fortress mentality, to step back and say no one is going to hit us, they don’t care about the United States. They do. – Kit Bond

18499. Washington should revive international efforts begun during the Clinton administration to pressure countries with dangerously loose banking regulations to adopt and enforce stricter rules. – Kit Bond

18500. Our ports are owned by local governments who are responsible for the ports. It is the Coast Guard and Customs that provide security. The federal government will never outsource our security. – Kit Bond

18501. Workers come to America to fill jobs unwanted by Americans, but they are staying and they are not going home. – Kit Bond

18502. We need to end permanently the tax that punishes American values of savings and investment and of building small businesses and family farms and ranches. – Kit Bond

18503. The U.S. is looking to India as more then just a marketplace for our defense products, but as a technology, aerospace and strategic partner for our future endeavors. – Kit Bond

18504. The death tax should be completely and permanently repealed now in order to make the Tax Code fairer and simpler and to eliminate the harmful drag this tax has on the economy. – Kit Bond

18505. The death tax punishes the American dream – making it virtually impossible for the average American family to build wealth across generations. – Kit Bond

18506. The death tax is one of the leading causes of the dissolution of small businesses. – Kit Bond

18507. Similarly, today, we do not know what will happen as we wage the War on Terror. We do know that we can count on the strong support from our closest ally and friend in the world in winning this war to secure our freedoms and the freedoms for all peoples throughout the world. – Kit Bond

18508. Remember, we know the end of the story of World War II and the Cold War. But day by day, living in fear of the Nazis and then in fear of the Soviets, the outcome was by no means certain. – Kit Bond

18509. Reducing the budget for Amtrak makes no sense unless the Administration is prepared to implement a reform strategy which can be supported by the budget request. – Kit Bond

18510. While I support immigration regulated through a legal framework, I do not support rewarding those who broke the law to get here. – Kit Bond

18511. I haven’t heard from Bobby since May when we had our conversation, but then this thing broke last week, where they arrested him, and we were watching what was going on on the whole deal, and I was actually flabbergasted, at what the then police chief Parks was saying. – Tommy Bond

18512. Parks said, he’s guilty and that’s the end of the story. – Tommy Bond

18513. It’s true that Blake was emotionally disturbed – always has been – but he doesn’t have murder in his heart. If he was going to do any damage to anything or anyone, it would be to himself. – Tommy Bond

18514. The reason that MGM hired Bobby for Our Gang was that they could look at him and say, cry, and he’d cry, and not many kids can do that unless they really want to cry. – Tommy Bond

18515. The only other things, and again these things are hearsay, is that he could be pretty rough on directors, because he knew exactly the way he wanted to play the part. And he did so. – Tommy Bond

18516. The last time I spoke with Robert was back in May. When his wife was murdered, I talked to several radio stations in defense of him because I know how Bobby Blake really is, and as far as I’m concerned, there’s no murder in his heart. – Tommy Bond

18517. I would say that I would do the same thing with any other members of the rascals that are still alive. – Tommy Bond

18518. I said to myself, where are we living? In the United States of America where you’re innocent until proven guilty, or Nazi Germany with the Gestapo calling? – Tommy Bond

18519. I don’t know what he meant by ‘they’re after me.’ And then I said, ‘You know, Bobby, I’m here for you. If you need any help, give me a call.’ And then he did call me about a week later, and wanted to know if I had a good attorney. – Tommy Bond

18520. He asked me whether I had seen the movie ‘The Color Purple.’ I said no she hadn’t. And Bobby said, ‘Well, it’s a terrible picture. They don’t make good, decent, moral pictures nowadays.’ – Tommy Bond

18521. Bobby and I have been to various reunions of Our Gang. We’ve been to like three or four reunions over the past 15 years or so. We were at one in Palm Springs, California. – Tommy Bond

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18522. I noticed that this defense attorney is a very, very intelligent man, and he’s very cool and he’s very knowledgeable, and I think that personally I’d like to have an attorney like him. – Tommy Bond

18523. The burden of proof is now on the Palestinians… They must fight terrorism and dismantle its infrastructures in order to make possible progress on the roadmap. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18524. We must remember that politics is more than a power game. The core of politics in my view is to serve our citizens, to serve our fellow human beings. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18525. A person’s worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18526. We must never relinquish the vision of a humane society and a humane world. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18527. We have to find compromises. That’s the way it is in Norway. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18528. We have a good life when we manage to live with both satisfied and unsatisfied needs, when we are not obsessed by what is beyond our reach. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18529. Villa Grande has in many ways symbolized an important, but less than pleasant, part of our history. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18530. Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18531. There is a need for more effective dialogue… between the government and the international community. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18532. Knowledge of other people’s beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18533. If we dare to come closer to our fellow human beings, we will be able to see and understand them better. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18534. If each of us is to feel that he or she is valued, this calls for more than public funding. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18535. Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18536. Extremists and populist movements are exploiting people’s fear of those who are not like us. We can see the consequences in the form of terrorism and racially motivated violence. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18537. Don’t believe those who claim that only left wing parties really care about employment. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18538. Terrorism is contempt for human dignity. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18539. Each individual is unique. We all have equal worth. Young and old, those who can cope and those who need help. – Kjell Magne Bondevik

18540. Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour. – Giotto di Bondone

18541. The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights. – Giotto di Bondone

18542. The human heart is as a frail craft on which we wish to reach the stars. – Giotto di Bondone

18543. Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning. – Giotto di Bondone

18544. Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover. – Giotto di Bondone

18545. You have to play defense, that’s how you win. – Peter Bondra

18546. We’re getting rewarded. We don’t give up on the play and we show some character at the same time, but there is a long way for us to get to where we want to be. – Peter Bondra

18547. We want to learn all the game and play the best way and take to our advantage. – Peter Bondra

18548. This is definitely a playoff team. There’s no question about that. It’s just a matter of how much we want it. – Peter Bondra

18549. We talked to the referees before the game; there’s always new situations to adjust, for the refs and for us as well. Even on the ice, it’s good for players to talk and interact with the referee. – Peter Bondra

18550. My job is to score goals. – Peter Bondra

18551. To me, it’s like we’re already in the playoffs. Every game is important for our position. We can’t relax at all. – Peter Bondra

18552. Our team has a lot of talent. I hope that soon we will break out with four or five goals and avoid overtime. – Peter Bondra

18553. Obviously, I have a lot of memories here… but at the same time I’m going to put all my energies into moving forward and doing my best for the Thrashers. – Peter Bondra

18554. My speed is my greatest asset. – Peter Bondra

18555. I just cannot have an offer on the table and just let it go. – Peter Bondra

18556. Now I’m kind of different. I’m not saying I lost my spark – I still have it – but I don’t chase the goal as much as I used to. I’m playing for the team and I still know I can score, but it’s different than two or three years back. – Peter Bondra

18557. Sometimes that happens. I know how it feels to lose eight or nine to nothing. It can be frustrating but it was good for us. This was a team that was hot the last nine games. It seemed like any puck we touched went our way. – Peter Bondra

18558. Young players need to know how to take care of themselves for life after baseball. – Barry Bonds

18559. I think everyone needs to be a role model, period. – Barry Bonds

18560. I’m not afraid to be lonely at the top. – Barry Bonds

18561. It’s not the name that makes the player. It’s the player. – Barry Bonds

18562. My career is an open book, but my life is not. – Barry Bonds

18563. There is nothing better than walking out and hitting a home run. – Barry Bonds

18564. I never stop looking for things to try and make myself better. – Barry Bonds

18565. When I finish playing, I think I’d like to coach college baseball. – Barry Bonds

18566. I’d like to help educate kids about the Major Leagues – what to anticipate, what to expect, what they’ll need to do to prepare themselves. – Barry Bonds

18567. Those boos really motivate me to make something happen. – Barry Bonds

18568. Baseball is just my job. – Barry Bonds

18569. I have a chef who makes sure that I’m getting the right amounts of carbs, proteins and fats throughout the day to keep me at my max performance level. – Barry Bonds

18570. I was born to hit a baseball. I can hit a baseball. – Barry Bonds

18571. I don’t want to be a Major League coach. – Barry Bonds

18572. I think some of the pressure comes from the expectations of other people. Like if your father played baseball, they expect you to be the big lifesaver or something when you play a sport. – Barry Bonds

18573. I don’t know what you guys say, but at home, life is way different from baseball. – Barry Bonds

18574. I don’t know what my future is. – Barry Bonds

18575. Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others. – Barry Bonds

18576. Every pitcher can beat you, it doesn’t matter how good you are. – Barry Bonds

18577. But to be the best, you must face the best. And to overcome your fear, you must deal with the best. – Barry Bonds

18578. I like to be against the odds. – Barry Bonds

18579. It’s called talent. I just have it. I can’t explain it. You either have it or you don’t. – Barry Bonds

18580. A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We’ve tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk. – Lisa Bonet

18581. Having Zoe saved my life. It was my wake-up call. There were so many things I didn’t want to pass on to her. – Lisa Bonet

18582. The Cosby years were a major part of my life, but it is the past; I don’t really concentrate on it. – Lisa Bonet

18583. We’re getting ready to take over the world. My group of girlfriends – we’re renegades. – Lisa Bonet

18584. When I was 16 I was fortunate enough to get Cosby and move to New York and shift my whole life. that had been my dream all along, and it came true. – Lisa Bonet

18585. I spent a lot of time feeling alienated and rejected. – Lisa Bonet

18586. I felt devalued and disrespected. The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit. – Lisa Bonet

18587. We use a Native American tradition of the talking stick. You sit and pass it around and whoever has the stick has to talk. Some people just hold it. Others really share. – Lisa Bonet

18588. Everyone has their story. Everyone has issues. You have to face your fears. – Lisa Bonet

18589. Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don’t know. But it’s natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion. – Lisa Bonet

18590. An instructor once told me that when there’s resistence in your body, it’s only because of the resistence in your mind. It’s about getting inside the pose. Being the breath. – Lisa Bonet

18591. I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don’t feel desperate. It’s not about creating or building a career. – Lisa Bonet

18592. Once a week we go to juvenile hall and talk to boys there. Just go and spend a day in the juvenile courts. – Lisa Bonet

18593. I’m writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we’re going to take over, because it’s really disgusting what is put out there now to be consumed. – Lisa Bonet

18594. What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty, and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money. – Lisa Bonet

18595. It’s okay to be a freak. – Lisa Bonet

18596. That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again. Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn’t even really a choice. – Lisa Bonet

18597. Let those who know know, and let me keep what little privacy I can. – Lisa Bonet

18598. My desire to participate in the business is not to make more crap. – Lisa Bonet

18599. It’s from our sufferings that we form our consciousness. – Lisa Bonet

18600. My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when she decided to marry a black man in the ’60s. When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family. – Lisa Bonet

18601. I’m part of an important movement that needs to happen. – Lisa Bonet

18602. Prisons are like the concentration camps of our time. So many go in and never come out, and primarily they’re black and Latino. – Lisa Bonet

18603. I work with youth offenders in LA, I’ve heard them speak and see how music manipulates them. – Lisa Bonet

18604. I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism. – Lisa Bonet

18605. I took solace in my relationship with God who, along with my dog, was my best friend growing up. – Lisa Bonet

18606. Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I’m just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird. – Lisa Bonet

18607. My life is art. Its how I express God. – Lisa Bonet

18608. Therefore, every country has to understand that fighting against international terrorism is not for the sake of the United States, but for the sake of themselves, and, to a larger extent, in the name of stability of international relations. – Omar Bongo

18609. The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations. – Omar Bongo

18610. There is an idea of democracy produced by one-sided thinking. – Omar Bongo

18611. In spite of our poverty and our economic dependence, we do not have to give in, neither because we are sometimes abandoned nor because of the wish of some nations to impose their economic or political models. – Omar Bongo

18612. The world is now aware that the most unavoidable and most dangerous weapon that exists is the blind decisiveness of a man ready to sacrifice his life for an obscure cause. – Omar Bongo

18613. The shock caused by the September 11 events has also lead to a thorough reflection on the existing disparity between rich and poor countries, on the misery of populations of the South. – Omar Bongo

18614. The resources of our continent attract, more than ever, the interests of rich countries. – Omar Bongo

18615. The principle of responsibility and collective sanctions is incompatible with the Western concept of justice. – Omar Bongo

18616. The introduction of political pluralism often quickly led to bad results. – Omar Bongo

18617. When they favor the access of other people to education and health care, the countries of the North not only demonstrate generosity or solidarity, but also implement the principles of respecting and promoting human rights. – Omar Bongo

18618. In short, we have, among African countries, a duty of solidarity. – Omar Bongo

18619. Instead of ideological objectives of a political nature, today we are faced with ideological objectives of economic nature. – Omar Bongo

18620. The birth of the African Union should encourage us to reexamine relations between African States. – Omar Bongo

18621. In brief, Western democracy, as other political models, is not exportable to all regions of the world. – Omar Bongo

18622. Information on the Internet must be as free as in the newspapers. – Omar Bongo

18623. It is important to stress: Africa is also a victim of the September 11 attacks. – Omar Bongo

18624. It is not right to associate the fight against international terrorist networks with an imaginary crusade against Islam. – Omar Bongo

18625. It is up to African leaders to show their will and political courage in order to assure that this new pan-African institution becomes an efficient instrument and not a place for endless discussions. – Omar Bongo

18626. My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions. – Omar Bongo

18627. The African Union has to act in order to put an end to armed conflicts that undermine the continent, to fight against the devastation caused by AIDS and other contagious diseases, to promote sustainable development of its member states. – Omar Bongo

18628. I’m not aiming for the Nobel Peace Prize! – Omar Bongo

18629. If the Soviet Union and the United States have not experienced direct military confrontations, on the other hand, they supported, armed and trained Africans, to fight other Africans. – Omar Bongo

18630. From the time of independences until the end of the Cold War, in spite of the participation of a considerable number of African states in the non-aligned movement, everyone in fact chose to align with one or another of the two major blocks. – Omar Bongo

18631. Economic sanctions rarely achieve the desired results. – Omar Bongo

18632. Do not forget that the Arab countries, starting with Algeria and Egypt, are the ones that have paid the heaviest toll because of Islamic terror. – Omar Bongo

18633. Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade, and we cannot assure our development on our own. – Omar Bongo

18634. But the Western countries that link their partnership with the poorest countries with respect for democracy also have to consider that they have obligations towards these countries. – Omar Bongo

18635. But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability. – Omar Bongo

18636. But it is important to observe that when Europe or the United Nations impose sanctions that are supposed to be aimed against a certain regime, usually generally millions of people end up being directly punished. – Omar Bongo

18637. Because the world is in economic recession, which worsened since this drama happened, and our country will bear the burden of all of these consequences. – Omar Bongo

18638. Globalization, far from putting an end to power diplomacy between States, has, on the contrary, intensified it. – Omar Bongo

18639. I am in favor of complete freedom of information and of free access to the new communication tools, in particular the Internet. – Omar Bongo

18640. For about ten years now, the struggle for democracy and the respect of human rights has been in the focus point – if not a commodity – of political groups aiming to rise to power. – Omar Bongo

18641. I hate it when people slag us off. We had done three tours during 1970 and we finished off feeling we had just about had enough. We had done so much in that short space of time, we were drained. – John Bonham

18642. There was absolutely no intention of splitting up. We had so many great ideas to use on the new album. John Paul Jones was incredible, coming to the studio each day with new instruments to play. – John Bonham

18643. We once did six tours of America in 15 months. – John Bonham

18644. We had offers to go everywhere and we could have done them. But what would have been the point? We were tired. We had worked hard and needed a break before we got stale. We spent six months at home and writing songs. – John Bonham

18645. There were times when I blundered and got the dreaded look from the lads. But that was a good sign. It showed I’d attempted something I’d not tried before. – John Bonham

18646. With Zeppelin, I tried to play something different every night in my solos. I’d play for 20 minutes but the longest ever was 30 minutes. It’s a long time, but whenI was playing it seemed to fly by. – John Bonham

18647. Sometimes you’d come up against a brick wall… or sometimes you go into a fill and you’d know halfway through it was going to be disastrous. – John Bonham

18648. Not everybody likes or understands a drum solo, so I like to bring in effects and sounds to keep their interest. – John Bonham

18649. My nerves before a gig got worse; I had terrible bad nerves all the time. Once we started… I was fine. – John Bonham

18650. I remember in the early days when we played six nights a week for a month and I was doing my long drum solo every night. My hands were covered in blisters. – John Bonham

18651. I dare not drink before a gig because I’ll get tired and blow it. So I have to sit drinking tea in a caravan. – John Bonham

18652. Drumming was the only thing I was ever good at. – John Bonham

18653. If we’d have said we were not upset, they would have thought we were so rich it meant nothing to us, and if we say we’re upset about it, they’ll say money is all we care about. – John Bonham

18654. To his doctrines I owe my great and glorious ambition for the sex to which I proudly belong and whose independence I shall defend until my dying day. – Rosa Bonheur

18655. But the suit I wear is my work attire, and nothing else. – Rosa Bonheur

18656. The epithets of imbeciles have never bothered me. – Rosa Bonheur

18657. Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18658. We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18659. To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18660. The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18661. The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18662. Politics are not the task of a Christian. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18663. One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18664. Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18665. The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18666. God’s truth judges created things out of love, and Satan’s truth judges them out of envy and hatred. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18667. It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18668. Human love has little regard for the truth. It makes the truth relative, since nothing, not even the truth, must come between it and the beloved person. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18669. If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18670. It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18671. It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18672. A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18673. I’s taken me a great deal to get here. I don’t plan on missing anything. – Bobby Bonilla

18674. I’m pretty much the one that goes to the mound. – Bobby Bonilla

18675. When somebody was looking in my locker, it was like going in my desk. Somebody happened to be looking in my locker when they shouldn’t have been. – Bobby Bonilla

18676. We’ve got a lot of pressure going. This is for my Latin counterpart. – Bobby Bonilla

18677. We spent a lot of money on some players. – Bobby Bonilla

18678. We have to have great pitching performances from our guys, and we have to take it from there. – Bobby Bonilla

18679. This is what you work for, putting all the other crap that you hear aside. Just being able to participate in a World Series is pretty much everything. But you do want to win! – Bobby Bonilla

18680. The ability to communicate with everybody, regardless of who are you are, is a great thing. – Bobby Bonilla

18681. I’m not afraid to swing the bat. If they elect to pitch to me, I’m going to swing. I’m not as picky as Mr. Sheffield. I’ll swing at something over my head. – Bobby Bonilla

18682. I might say something in Spanish; it all depends on how I’m feeling, what the situation is. – Bobby Bonilla

18683. I had an opportunity with Baltimore to make it to the World Series, and that didn’t happen. – Bobby Bonilla

18684. I don’t have a no-trade clause. I figure someone is going to pick me up. – Bobby Bonilla

18685. For some reason in Spring Training, everything just clicked. You don’t try to do anything in Spring Training but get ready, but things fell into place. – Bobby Bonilla

18686. Bottom line is, you have to pitch. You want timely hits. – Bobby Bonilla

18687. Governments should not be able to bulldoze a person’s home or business to benefit other individuals. – Henry Bonilla

18688. Part of the American dream is to own your own property – something no one can take from you. – Henry Bonilla

18689. We may not be able to control the Supreme Court… but we can control the money. – Henry Bonilla

18690. The fact remains; chauvinism is prevailing. – Emma Bonino

18691. Women are clear-headed, they are more creative and for this reason, sometimes, also more fragile. – Emma Bonino

18692. My family had liberal positions. – Emma Bonino

18693. My mother was a regular church-goer and was very tolerant. – Emma Bonino

18694. Men don’t have as many difficulties and are more supported to combine the different aspects of their life. – Emma Bonino

18695. My mother’s studies stopped with the third year of primary school, my father with the first. They taught me a deep sense of duty. But nobody was involved in politics in my family. – Emma Bonino

18696. The EU should have consolidated its different presences and purposes in Kosovo earlier. – Emma Bonino

18697. The individual couldn’t find any attention in Italy. – Emma Bonino

18698. The knowledge of languages was very useful. I have a university degree in foreign languages and literature. – Emma Bonino

18699. The speed of movement towards independence will depend on Kosovo demonstrating that it is capable of treating minorities well. We have not always seen that. – Emma Bonino

18700. We are aware of the strategic location of Kuwait, besides the stable region. – Emma Bonino

18701. I think nowadays economic liberties are an explosive issue. – Emma Bonino

18702. Women movements would form among the factory workers, a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models. – Emma Bonino

18703. Macedonia’s handling of ethnic relations and other issues is encouraging. – Emma Bonino

18704. The two great cultural and political currents of Italy have always only been concerned with the masses. – Emma Bonino

18705. I am positive that flexibility is a feminine characteristic. – Emma Bonino

18706. Kosovo’s destiny is clearly to join the European Union at some point. – Emma Bonino

18707. A woman must combine the role of mother, wife and politician. – Emma Bonino

18708. Albania has to demonstrate that it is willing to be a reliable partner in the international community. – Emma Bonino

18709. I was on leave from local and regional politics, as long as I was a Minister. – Emma Bonino

18710. I am now concerned with women’s issues in a different way: women from Afghanistan, from Cambodia. – Emma Bonino

18711. I felt that what is personal is political. – Emma Bonino

18712. I mean to defend the rights of individuals in a liberal prospect. – Emma Bonino

18713. I met the Radicals and we liked each other reciprocally. – Emma Bonino

18714. I should have worried about taking responsibilities for which I was not ready. – Emma Bonino

18715. I support the recommendations made by the International Crisis Group. The primary responsibility is for Kosovo Albanians to demonstrate that their treatment of minorities is adequate. – Emma Bonino

18716. I thought there had to be something I could do because it seemed crazy that, in addition to the psychological tragedy each woman has to face, came also all the rest. – Emma Bonino

18717. I was thrown into the Parliament right away. From 1976 to 1978 I was concerned with the abortion issue, later on with that of divorce. – Emma Bonino

18718. I was very restless, but finally I found my way. – Emma Bonino

18719. Drafting a constitution is only the first step. The constitution has to be granted legitimacy by open discussion and a fair, representative referendum. – Emma Bonino

18720. China has not lived up to any other trade agreements over the last decade… They don’t have any compliance or enforcement. – David Bonior

18721. I understand that NASA reported that there’s new evidence of water on Mars. I’m here to report that we still don’t have any evidence of affordable gasoline in Michigan. – David Bonior

18722. This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say ‘Well, OK, we’ll let you try one more time.’ – David Bonior

18723. Color does not add a pleasant quality to design – it reinforces it. – Pierre Bonnard

18724. You reason color more than you reason drawing… Color has a logic as severe as form. – Pierre Bonnard

18725. You cannot possibly invent painting all by yourself. – Pierre Bonnard

18726. Work on the accent, it will enliven the whole. – Pierre Bonnard

18727. The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing. – Pierre Bonnard

18728. Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly. – Pierre Bonnard

18729. Art will never be able to exist without nature. – Pierre Bonnard

18730. A painting that is well composed is half finished. – Pierre Bonnard

18731. The important thing is to remember what most impressed you and to put it on canvas as fast as possible. – Pierre Bonnard

18732. It is still color, it is not yet light. – Pierre Bonnard

18733. There is one final point I would like to make this week. As I said on the floor of the House during deliberation of this latest supplemental, hope is something Americans should never lose. Let each of us, both by our words and actions, continue to provide that hope. – Jo Bonner

18734. Please know that my thoughts and prayers, as well as those of many, many others here in Alabama and around the country, are with each of you during this time. – Jo Bonner

18735. President Bush, Secretary of State Rice, and several cabinet level officials have visited Alabama’s Gulf Coast in recent days to tour the devastation and to offer their continuing support and prayers for everyone affected by the storm. – Jo Bonner

18736. Relief organizations both large and small are coordinating deliveries of food, clothing, water, and other basic necessities to those impacted by Katrina. – Jo Bonner

18737. Since the September 11 attacks, nearly 400 individuals have been arrested by the Justice Department as a result of ongoing investigations into international terrorism. Of that total, over half were convicted as a result of their actions. – Jo Bonner

18738. The Inspector General issued six reviews and reports on actions taken based on provisions of the act. In those six reports, the IG found that not one violation of an individual’s civil liberties – a total of zero – had taken place since the act was instituted. – Jo Bonner

18739. The review process was conducted in an extremely bipartisan manner. Minority members of the Judiciary Committee were responsible for the invitation of 1/3 of the witnesses who appeared. – Jo Bonner

18740. The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as more recent attacks in Madrid, Spain, and London, England, showed in a very tragic way just how vulnerable many areas of the world are to these sorts of actions. – Jo Bonner

18741. There has certainly been criticism of the timing involved in getting help to the victims of the storm, and much of it may indeed be warranted. However, this is not the time for pointing fingers; rather, it is the time for offering a helping hand to our neighbors in need. – Jo Bonner

18742. This emergency spending measure is certainly only the beginning, since we here in Washington will continue to work closely with the president and emergency agencies to ensure they continue receiving the funding they need. – Jo Bonner

18743. Towns and cities throughout the United States have opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm. – Jo Bonner

18744. While the debate on the Patriot Act is far from over, it is important that all Americans continue in this dialogue and work together to ensure greater security for our nation. – Jo Bonner

18745. While the level of support we can each provide certainly varies, it is very important at this time that we all do what we can to help our neighbors – not only our immediate neighbors here in Alabama, but those further away in Mississippi and Louisiana. – Jo Bonner

18746. Members of al Qaeda and other affiliated organizations spent a great deal of time blending into the populations of several nations around the world and exploring all aspects of life there. – Jo Bonner

18747. There are things we can all do to help, including carpooling and traveling only when necessary, in order to save gas during this time. However, there is also something more important which we can all do: buy only the gas which you need. – Jo Bonner

18748. Dr. Rice went well beyond offering a helping hand – she went so far as to shed tears and share hugs with those who, in a matter of just a few hours, had lost everything to the rising floodwaters. – Jo Bonner

18749. Nearly two weeks have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast, and while we are still dealing with the tremendous devastation – and will be for quite some time – we are also seeing increased signs of recovery and help in our region. – Jo Bonner

18750. As horrific as this impact has been on my constituents, it is only a small part of the overwhelming destruction covering 90,000 square miles of the Gulf Coast. – Jo Bonner

18751. At many points during our nation’s history, there have been times – known in our history textbooks as “panics” – when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need. – Jo Bonner

18752. Help is even being offered from across the ocean, as over two dozen countries have stepped forward to offer financial and material support to the American people. – Jo Bonner

18753. Hurricane Katrina this past week was certainly the worst episode in what has become an all-too-familiar and tragic cycle, and our nation is now faced with a set of unprecedented challenges. – Jo Bonner

18754. I am certain more emergency supplemental bills will be needed before this process is concluded. In fact, there is a point I have repeated several times recently which keeps the enormity of this situation in perspective. – Jo Bonner

18755. Never in our country’s history have we witnessed a natural disaster that has impacted so many people in such a wide area. In fact, as of the writing of this column, millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been displaced from their homes in a period of only five days. – Jo Bonner

18756. I have lived through many major hurricanes during my lifetime: Camille, Frederic, and Ivan, to name just a very few. However, never have I seen destruction, panic, and fear on this massive scale. – Jo Bonner

18757. In an effort to provide my constituents with information on how they can make contributions to a number of relief and humanitarian organizations, I have posted a short list of these groups and contact numbers on my Internet website. – Jo Bonner

18758. It is during difficult times like this that the true American spirit reveals itself. I am not talking only of the response of local, state, and federal governments, although they will each play an extremely important role in this effort. – Jo Bonner

18759. Living in this manner also gave them the opportunity to locate targets and develop methods of attack that would make the most impact on the population, infrastructure, and governments of these areas. – Jo Bonner

18760. I am very aware that there are many of you who have friends and loved ones in the areas affected by this storm who have been displaced or who have not yet been accounted for. – Jo Bonner

18761. As more information becomes available, and the magnitude of the storm’s impact becomes even more apparent, it becomes clear that this recovery will be lengthy. – Jo Bonner

18762. The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off – we do not have to stand for this. – Bono

18763. To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. – Bono

18764. U2 is an original species… there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain that we occupy that is ours and ours alone. – Bono

18765. We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong. – Bono

18766. What turns me on about the digital age, what excited me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing. You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song, you needed a studio and a producer. Now, you need a laptop. – Bono

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18767. You see, idealism detached from action is just a dream. But idealism allied with pragmatism, with rolling up your sleeves and making the world bend a bit, is very exciting. It’s very real. It’s very strong. – Bono

18768. Rock ‘n’ roll is ridiculous. It’s absurd. In the past, U2 was trying to duck that. Now we’re wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss. – Bono

18769. So what we’re talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we’re facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality. – Bono

18770. You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what’s happening in Africa, and if we’re honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else. – Bono

18771. Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another. – Bono

18772. Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We’re standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade. – Bono

18773. The less you know, the more you believe. – Bono

18774. My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them. – Bono

18775. As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both. – Bono

18776. Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it’s to have any meaning in this world – and stop being its apologist. – Bono

18777. Ethiopia didn’t just blow my mind; it opened my mind. Anyway, on our last day at this orphanage a man handed me his baby and said, ‘Would you take my son with you?’ He knew, in Ireland, that his son would live, and that in Ethiopia, his son would die. – Bono

18778. It’s so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio. – Bono

18779. It’s stasis that kills you off in the end, not ambition. – Bono

18780. Music can change the world because it can change people. – Bono

18781. Parents have to understand: if your kid isn’t you, don’t blame the kid. – Chastity Bono

18782. I absolutely believe in assimilation. I don’t believe I’m any different from straight people. My wants and needs are the same as theirs. I don’t look at sexual orientation as that big of a deal. It’s just an orientation. – Chastity Bono

18783. Deep down, my mom had long suspected I was gay… Much of her anger and hurt came from her sense of betrayal that she was the last to be told. – Chastity Bono

18784. People should realize we’re jerks just like them. – Edward de Bono

18785. Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic. – Edward de Bono

18786. We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience. – Edward de Bono

18787. One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity. – Edward de Bono

18788. Most executives, many scientists, and almost all business school graduates believe that if you analyze data, this will give you new ideas. Unfortunately, this belief is totally wrong. The mind can only see what it is prepared to see. – Edward de Bono

18789. Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced. – Edward de Bono

18790. Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car. – Edward de Bono

18791. Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists. – Edward de Bono

18792. The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. – Edward de Bono

18793. The purpose of science is not to analyze or describe but to make useful models of the world. A model is useful if it allows us to get use out of it. – Edward de Bono

18794. Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations. – Edward de Bono

18795. Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven. – Edward de Bono

18796. Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. – Edward De Bono

18797. To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field. – Edward de Bono

18798. An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore. – Edward de Bono

18799. If you never change your mind, why have one? – Edward de Bono

18800. It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them. – Edward de Bono

18801. A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen. – Edward de Bono

18802. An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea. – Edward de Bono

18803. Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it. – Edward de Bono

18804. Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. – Edward de Bono

18805. Dealing with complexity is an inefficient and unnecessary waste of time, attention and mental energy. There is never any justification for things being complex when they could be simple. – Edward de Bono

18806. Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. – Edward de Bono

18807. I must say, I don’t feel very qualified to be a pop star. I feel very awkward at times in the role. – Edward de Bono

18808. In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost. If you cannot accurately predict the future then you must flexibly be prepared to deal with various possible futures. – Edward de Bono

18809. If you wait for opportunities to occur, you will be one of the crowd. – Edward de Bono

18810. In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better. – Edward de Bono

18811. Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting. – Edward de Bono

18812. Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in our nation. – Mary Bono

18813. Currently, not only are Americans taxed on what they earn, but those assets are taxed again when they are passed on to a loved one. – Mary Bono

18814. Arnold has succeeded at every level, and I believe he is the only person that can unite the people of this state and lead California from its current dysfunctional condition to the bright future that all residents long for. – Mary Bono

18815. With gas prices nationally, and especially in our area, increasingly on the rise, it is more crucial then ever that we take steps to diversify our energy sources and reduce our dependency on foreign oil. – Mary Bono

18816. With all due respect to lawyers, it’s wonderful that you have this intricate knowledge. You break down words to the nth degree. And sometimes I find it rather disgusting. And it goes on and on. – Sonny Bono

18817. What is qualified? What have I been qualified for in my life? I haven’t been qualified to be a mayor. I’m not qualified to be a songwriter. I’m not qualified to be a TV producer. I’m not qualified to be a successful businessman. And so, I don’t know what qualified means. – Sonny Bono

18818. People have said to me, You can’t write songs. You can’t play an instrument. But I’ve got 10 gold records. – Sonny Bono

18819. We’ll have all the same players… We’ll be missing one, actually. – Sonny Bono

18820. Don’t cling to fame. You’re just borrowing it. It’s like money. You’re going to die, and somebody else is going to get it. – Sonny Bono

18821. We all love the environment, but we have placed creatures above people. A rat is a rat. – Sonny Bono

18822. People underestimate me, but I’ve always been a stretch runner. – Sonny Bono

18823. If anybody ever dares to compare Bob Dole to Clinton, then they’re comparing a criminal to an honest man. – Sonny Bono

18824. I’m not homophobic, I’m not a bigot, I’m not pandering to hatred. – Sonny Bono

18825. I’m not a lawyer, and maybe I should have used more specific legal language. – Sonny Bono

18826. I feel kind of like the black sheep in Congress, but here I am. – Sonny Bono

18827. Cher wanted to be an entertainer more than I’ve seen anybody want to be an entertainer in my life. – Sonny Bono

18828. I’m a maverick. I’ve always been a maverick. – Sonny Bono

18829. One of the most amazing locations I’ve ever been is the top of the volcano in Tanzania, Africa. It’s an actual volcano where you really have this lava every day. – Jan de Bont

18830. In regards to The Haunting, people compared it to the old movie, which is unfair. We didn’t have the rights to the movie. I couldn’t duplicate a single thing because that would have been legal infringement. – Jan de Bont

18831. When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted. – Jan de Bont

18832. We’re all complex human beings, and if some of that complexity shows through, I think it’s advantageous for the movie. – Jan de Bont

18833. We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero. – Jan de Bont

18834. This film, Tomb Raider 2, is a big challenge. It’s quite exhausting. – Jan de Bont

18835. The quality of CGI, audiences are now so used to it. They don’t know what is CGI and what is real. – Jan de Bont

18836. The bad guys are not typical; they are not just bad, they are interesting. They might be good or bad. – Jan de Bont

18837. Summer movies are spectacles; that’s what you pay 10 dollars to see. You want to get teased by effects sometimes. I think that will never stop. – Jan de Bont

18838. Lara Croft is such a strong individual, she’s very driven, she doesn’t need a man, she’s speaks her own mind, and that she’s in control of her own life. It’s a lot of what women want and have. – Jan de Bont

18839. It’s always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel. The demands are so high, and it’s expensive. – Jan de Bont

18840. I think what makes a good action film is a story that gets you involved. Just action, by itself, is not going to work. – Jan de Bont

18841. I think there are a lot more relationship scenes in my movies that people tend to overlook. A lot of scenes really feel real and are about the characters. – Jan de Bont

18842. I think the audience would like to see movies that are stunning to watch. I really think they’d like to see spectacles. – Jan de Bont

18843. I really believe action will always be there and will never disappear. – Jan de Bont

18844. I had a very strong-willed mother, who I totally adored. She was always in control of her life. – Jan de Bont

18845. Being in an area of the planet where scientists believe mankind started is quite amazing. – Jan de Bont

18846. As a director, you try to find what is creative. – Jan de Bont

18847. Angelina wanted to make sure that any fighting in the movie would be comparable to any male actor. Everything from stick fighting to horse riding was real to her. – Jan de Bont

18848. How dare anyone, parent, schoolteacher, or merely literary critic, tell me not to act colored. – Arna Bontemps

18849. Yet would we die as some have done, beating a way for the rising sun. – Arna Bontemps

18850. Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost, wandering in strange lands? – Arna Bontemps

18851. Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky. – Arna Bontemps

18852. A man must be master of his hours and days, not their servant. – William Frederick Book

18853. A man must drive his energy, not be driven by it. – William Frederick Book

18854. A man must earnestly want. – William Frederick Book

18855. Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you. – William Frederick Book

18856. Never permit failure to become a habit. – William Frederick Book

18857. The way to push things through to a finish effectively must be learned. – William Frederick Book

18858. Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities. – George Boole

18859. Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect. – George Boole

18860. No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful. – George Boole

18861. It is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant with the ideas of number and quantity. – George Boole

18862. To unfold the secret laws and relations of those high faculties of thought by which all beyond the merely perceptive knowledge of the world and of ourselves is attained or matured, is a object which does not stand in need of commendation to a rational mind. – George Boole

18863. When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. – Corrie Ten Boom

18864. Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. – Corrie Ten Boom

18865. Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear. – Corrie Ten Boom

18866. The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation. – Corrie Ten Boom

18867. The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy. – Corrie Ten Boom

18868. Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future. – Corrie Ten Boom

18869. Let God’s promises shine on your problems. – Corrie Ten Boom

18870. Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart. – Corrie Ten Boom

18871. Discernment is God’s call to intercession, never to faultfinding. – Corrie Ten Boom

18872. Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. – Corrie Ten Boom

18873. Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God. – Corrie Ten Boom

18874. In this situation I was constantly exposed to danger and death. – Daniel Boone

18875. In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River. – Daniel Boone

18876. Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand! – Daniel Boone

18877. May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition! – Daniel Boone

18878. Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day. – Daniel Boone

18879. Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight. – Daniel Boone

18880. We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves. – Daniel Boone

18881. One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought. – Daniel Boone

18882. Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune. – Daniel Boone

18883. On the fourth day of July following, a party of about two hundred Indians attacked Boonsborough, killed one man, and wounded two. – Daniel Boone

18884. In such a diversity it was impossible I should be disposed to melancholy. – Daniel Boone

18885. I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences. – Daniel Boone

18886. I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks. – Daniel Boone

18887. I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below. – Daniel Boone

18888. Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is. – Daniel Boone

18889. During our travels, the Indians entertained me well; and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home. – Daniel Boone

18890. Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections. – Daniel Boone

18891. A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors. – Daniel Boone

18892. All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife. – Daniel Boone

18893. In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners. – Daniel Boone

18894. I’m in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the One-Hit Wonder Wall. I’m still very troubled by the fact that I’m in the hall and my dad isn’t. – Debby Boone

18895. We all have such common ways to identify with each other, and I think when you approach music in that organic way, it’s almost indescribable how it connects human to human and heart to heart. – Debby Boone

18896. I would be happy at a piano bar, singing. I just want to home in on being the best singer I can be. – Debby Boone

18897. Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream. – Debby Boone

18898. I tried to commit suicide by sticking my head in the oven, but there was a cake in it. – Lesley Boone

18899. Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. – Louis E. Boone

18900. I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule. – Louis E. Boone

18901. When you get married you forget about kissing other women. – Pat Boone

18902. So although women can do anything that men can’t do, they can also do something that men can’t do, and that is mother their children. – Pat Boone

18903. So I have four daughters, about ten granddaughters, and five grandsons. – Pat Boone

18904. So I would say Reagan was the best, and certainly Clinton the worst. – Pat Boone

18905. So obviously, any religion embodies some form of rules and expectations for behavior, and even sometimes consequences, and they don’t want to hear any of that. – Pat Boone

18906. Then the album created a tremendous furor and got me kicked off Christian television for two months, and then restored after they settled down and listened to the music and realized there was nothing wrong with it. – Pat Boone

18907. There’s something about me that makes a lot of people want to throw up. – Pat Boone

18908. This may surprise you, but I was arrested in high school. – Pat Boone

18909. We’ve been in the same house since 1960, so we’ve been here for 45 years now. – Pat Boone

18910. When political figures are shown on television or in movies, it’s always the liberal Democrats that are shown to be humane, caring people. – Pat Boone

18911. I’ve always wanted to stay involved with young people. I never bought into the idea that entertainers owe nothing to their audience except a good performance. – Pat Boone

18912. In this culture, where entertainers and athletes wield such power, it seems only right to me that they try to make their influence a good one. – Pat Boone

18913. In fact – statistically, as you know – people have done polls, research, and at least 80 percent or more or working media are liberal Democrats if they are involved with any party and certainly liberal in their philosophy. – Pat Boone

18914. I’ve had death threats, if you can imagine. – Pat Boone

18915. I’m associated with gospel music in the minds of millions of people. – Pat Boone

18916. I think the best president – because he changed the whole mood of the country, the whole economy of the country, and stood up to Communism… that was continuing its causes around the world, and backed them off and caused them to collapse – and that was Ronald Reagan. – Pat Boone

18917. I hope a great young Reagan will emerge. – Pat Boone

18918. Don’t trust anyone over 30. – Pat Boone

18919. It is quite true – in fact, obvious on the surface – that the vast majority of dramatic shows and comedies, as well, advocate a liberal and humanistic and relativistic lifestyle and concept. – Pat Boone

18920. Ironically, for a few million people in the Far East, I did become an English teacher through my music. – Pat Boone

18921. If there’s anyone in my lifetime who deserves honor it is Billy Graham. I think he is the most significant figure since the apostles. – Pat Boone

18922. You can’t get an actor to do something that is beyond his range, so you have to be aware of the range of the actor and, if necessary, alter the part to suit the actor. – John Boorman

18923. When actors are being defensive and defending their position, that is when you get less than good acting. – John Boorman

18924. All the great legends are Templates for human behavior. I would define a myth as a story that has survived. – John Boorman

18925. I look at the story, I look at the idea and just try to think of it in terms of that whole body of myth and see where the characters fit in and what they ought to be doing-all those archetypes are there to play with. – John Boorman

18926. I only storyboard scenes that require special effects, where it is necessary to communicate through pictures. – John Boorman

18927. I was in Japan, and my assistant director had worked with Kurosawa. I used quite of number of Kurosawa’s crew. – John Boorman

18928. It’s so easy to manipulate an audience, but it’s nearly always clear that you are being manipulated. I think even people that are not critically attuned are aware of cynical manipulation in film. – John Boorman

18929. There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side, he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important. – John Boorman

18930. I’ve learned any fool can write a bad ad, but it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18931. A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18932. A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18933. A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18934. An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18935. As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18936. As you make your bed, so you must lie in it. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18937. Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18938. Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18939. We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18940. I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren’t open that early. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18941. Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18942. Nothing is really real unless it happens on television. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18943. The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

18944. We read advertisements… to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready – even eager – to discover, from the announcement of a new product, what we have all along wanted without really knowing it. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18945. We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18946. Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18947. The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18948. Reading is like the sex act – done privately, and often in bed. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18949. The most important American addition to the World Experience was the simple surprising fact of America. We have helped prepare mankind for all its later surprises. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18950. The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18951. The force of the advertising word and image dwarfs the power of other literature in the 20th century. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18952. The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18953. The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18954. Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18955. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18956. Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities. – Daniel J. Boorstin

18957. If you support the war on drugs in its present form, then you’re only paying lip-service to the defense of freedom, and you don’t really grasp the concept of the sovereign individual human being. – Neal Boortz

18958. Wallow too much in sensitivity and you can’t deal with life, or the truth. – Neal Boortz

18959. There is nothing quite so depressing as waking up to face a day when you know that you are going to have to deal with a government office or bureaucrat. – Neal Boortz

18960. The principal purpose of the Democratic Party is to use the force of government to take property away from the people who earn it and give it to people who do not. – Neal Boortz

18961. The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth, to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent on government for their basic needs in their retirement years. – Neal Boortz

18962. The key to accepting responsibility for your life is to accept the fact that your choices, every one of them, are leading you inexorably to either success or failure, however you define those terms. – Neal Boortz

18963. Religion is all-too-often a refuge for scoundrels. – Neal Boortz

18964. If it is wrong for you to take money from someone else who earned it, to take their money by force for your own needs, then it is certainly just as wrong for you to demand that the government step forward and do this dirty work for you. – Neal Boortz

18965. I don’t believe in atheists. – Neal Boortz

18966. How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority. – Neal Boortz

18967. Freedom isn’t for wimps. – Neal Boortz

18968. Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection. – Neal Boortz

18969. A lot of people out there pay good lip service to the idea of personal freedom… right up to the point that someone tries to do something that they don’t personally approve of. – Neal Boortz

18970. The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn’t have that rule when Jesus was born. – Elayne Boosler

18971. You never see a man walking down the street with a woman who has a little potbelly and a bald spot. – Elayne Boosler

18972. Wouldn’t it be great if you could only get AIDS by giving money to television preachers? – Elayne Boosler

18973. When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking. – Elayne Boosler

18974. I’ve never been married, but I tell people I’m divorced so they won’t think something’s wrong with me. – Elayne Boosler

18975. To listen to your own silence is the key to comedy. – Elayne Boosler

18976. Ever notice that Soup for One is eight aisles away from Party Mix? – Elayne Boosler

18977. I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three. – Elayne Boosler

18978. I’m just a person trapped inside a woman’s body. – Elayne Boosler

18979. My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for forty years because even in biblical times, men would not stop to ask for directions. – Elayne Boosler

18980. When the sun comes up, I have morals again. – Elayne Boosler

18981. Touch’d either the Passions of Rage or Grief to a Miracle. – Barton Booth

18982. True as the needle to the pole, Or as the dial to the sun. – Barton Booth

18983. We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny. – Catherine Booth

18984. If we are to better the future we must disturb the present. – Catherine Booth

18985. When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart. – Edwin Booth

18986. But Nature cast me for the part she found me best fitted for, and I have had to play it, and must play it till the curtain falls. – Edwin Booth

18987. The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness. – Edwin Booth

18988. Homelessness is the actor’s fate; physical incapacity to attain what is most required and desired by such a spirit as I am a slave to. – Edwin Booth

18989. I have too great a soul to die like a criminal. – John Wilkes Booth

18990. Tell mother, tell mother, I died for my country… useless… useless. – John Wilkes Booth

18991. They’ve been brought up on the best music. It’s gonna be so good. – Sean Booth

18992. It’s kind of like trying to make straight lines from curves, but involving shapes that sort of dictate what the curves are, if you like, and the difference between two separate pieces creates a third transitional piece if you like. – Sean Booth

18993. Our live set’s become increasingly complex recently; we’ve been doing stuff that’s been vastly too much information for most people to deal with and I think it’s quite interesting watching how people behave in those situations, under those circumstances. – Sean Booth

18994. It doesn’t really exist; it’s just basically lots of different stages between the two pieces, and you end up with, like, a third shape that doesn’t exist but is suggested to you by the image. – Sean Booth

18995. So we should preserve it. I don’t think that digital storage is necessarily a good thing, but I definitely think that digital manipulation is interesting. – Sean Booth

18996. So when they come around and say they want to do our stuff in America, it’s compliment really. – Sean Booth

18997. The Internet’s kinda in danger of getting heart disease pretty soon, I think. Arteries are getting clogged. – Sean Booth

18998. There aren’t many people who say that Europe is a territory, or Asia is a territory – it’d be suicide. And there are even more people in America than in Europe. I think it’s strange, really. I basically see it as loads of different places. – Sean Booth

18999. We don’t really talk about music that much, to be honest with you. It’s not some I usually – I can’t really talk about other people’s tracks never mind my own. – Sean Booth

19000. We’re more into sort of fluid structures that are simultaneously the most efficient, the most beautiful, and the most engineered. You know what I mean? We like the balance you can get in there. – Sean Booth


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