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180000 famous quotes part 24 – 23001 to 24000

23001. I love taking you inside a world that you’re not apart of and showing how actually works. – Jerry Bruckheimer

23002. Because you can’t do anything halfway, you’ve got to go all the way in anything you do. – Jerry Bruckheimer

23003. I make movies based on gut. – Jerry Bruckheimer

23004. I mean if you put all of your eggs in one basket, boy, and that thing blows up you’ve got a real problem. – Jerry Bruckheimer

23005. I like to make pictures about people who make a difference. – Jerry Bruckheimer

23006. A lot of it had to do with when it’s released and what’s out in the marketplace, what’s its competition. – Jerry Bruckheimer

23007. I’ve never believed that the only way to make a dent is to be a table thumper. – David Brudnoy

23008. People tend to overstate my resilience, but, of course, I hope they’re right. – David Brudnoy

23009. Condemnatory conservatism isn’t anything I’m interested in. – David Brudnoy

23010. I have been steadily exchanging a rock audience who were nervous about what they had just bought for a jazz audience who not only were happy with their purchase, but are increasingly coming again. – Bill Bruford

23011. And we’d drink huge amounts of scotch and coke, which is a ghastly sweet drink… And now people don’t drink nearly as much, for good reason. We’re all a little wiser. – Bill Bruford

23012. At the end of the whole day of working with people you want some privacy. – Bill Bruford

23013. But what I think my emphasis is, is on the fact that I like music a lot. – Bill Bruford

23014. Close to the Edge, Red, One of a kind, Discipline, Earthworks, The Sound of Surprise, all seem to me to be albums that captured the essence of the intention. – Bill Bruford

23015. I didn’t write any music at all, and then, I remember Jon Anderson being very insistent saying that there were two kinds of musicians: the ones who wrote music and the ones who didn’t. – Bill Bruford

23016. I don’t really remember a whole lot of sex, drugs and rock n’ roll, really. – Bill Bruford

23017. And I like messing around in the engine room of music. Seeing what happens in the rhythm section area. – Bill Bruford

23018. So I have the classic amateur’s technique; I know some very tricky bits and I have large gaping holes. – Bill Bruford

23019. Whatever I have come to offer, I have come to offer and it may or may not be connected to anything that has happened in the past. – Bill Bruford

23020. We were from totally different social backgrounds. This is what is very hard for an American to understand, but we could have been five guys from Mars. – Bill Bruford

23021. We used to drink an awful lot of alcohol. – Bill Bruford

23022. We all lived in the same house, or most of us did. And as far as I can make out we were confined to the property, because at twenty-four hours’ notice we’d have to do a gig somewhere. So you couldn’t leave the building for more than twelve hours in case a gig came through. – Bill Bruford

23023. This amateurism however, can sometimes be helpful in forging a style; you have to work around your weaknesses. – Bill Bruford

23024. The piano is kind of my second instrument. – Bill Bruford

23025. I listen to Bill Stewart play the drums and when I have finished doing that, I listen to Bill Stewart. – Bill Bruford

23026. Sometimes I had to room with Tony Kaye and that was awful. – Bill Bruford

23027. Plus I am being hounded by all the fabulous new drummers, Bill Stewart at the head of the pack. – Bill Bruford

23028. My harmony is passable but is usually made more eloquent at the hands of Steve Hamilton. – Bill Bruford

23029. If it’s fast, no I don’t have enough piano technique. In that case, it’s probably been done on some kind of synthesizer or sequencer. Then the score can then be printed out and so forth. – Bill Bruford

23030. If I was hearing something I couldn’t do, I would figure out how to do it. – Bill Bruford

23031. I seldom play in a trio, but acoustic music is likely to be lighter, quicker, and quieter. – Bill Bruford

23032. I saw it as a challenge to play with Pat and we put hours and hours into it, usually on the bus. The trick was to find something that we both wanted to play within our different styles which would add up to being greater than the sum of its parts. – Bill Bruford

23033. I practice at home, in between phone calls, and have much to do. – Bill Bruford

23034. I mean, Chris is, I’m sure, a wonderful guy. But in those days he also very, very late. For all appointments and departures and arrivals and sound checks and anything. – Bill Bruford

23035. I do remember the whole thing as being very argumentative, hot blooded… a permanent state of friction between Jon and Chris, Chris and me, me and Jon. – Bill Bruford

23036. The best practice you can get is on the bandstand, but in between gigs I feel I have to stay in shape. – Bill Bruford

23037. Dance every performance as if it were your last. – Erik Bruhn

23038. Well concerning the world records that I did, I think it helps a lot to me, yeah. I think it’s a very individual thing because I heard some people say, like, oh I don’t like it at all. But I definitely, for me it really made a big difference. – Inge de Bruijn

23039. Yeah, that’s what kind of, we get the idea a little bit yeah, because other people from different countries also try as hard as they can to get a medal or a gold medal in the Olympic Games. And you know, if they can work hard, we can work hard as well. – Inge de Bruijn

23040. I always think it’s because of you know hard work, hard training. And if Susie’s training hard, you know, why can’t I train hard to get a world record. I’m doing the same thing. – Inge de Bruijn

23041. And I mean I never doubt anybody’s record. – Inge de Bruijn

23042. I love to smile. – Inge de Bruijn

23043. I want a nice picture book with 12 pictures – I do my best with that format. – Dick Bruna

23044. When I make a book, I make it for the child and not for the parent – no jokes in it for the parents! – Dick Bruna

23045. Then one day I thought it would be wonderful to make a whole book, to make my text and my drawings together, and that’s how I started doing children’s books. – Dick Bruna

23046. Right at the beginning, I didn’t know if Miffy was a boy or girl. – Dick Bruna

23047. Now, I had been drawing all this time – especially in France of course – so, when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do a cover for one of the books he published. – Dick Bruna

23048. Before he went to sleep, I told him a little story about a rabbit we saw run around the beach house we rented. – Dick Bruna

23049. Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time. – Dick Bruna

23050. I thought it would be very nice to become Picasso or Rembrandt, or a van Gogh. – Dick Bruna

23051. I thought it was amazing to work with authors, to get a manuscript and try to make up a cover for it. – Dick Bruna

23052. I have been drawing all my life. – Dick Bruna

23053. I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books – from Shakespeare to James Bond – and I always had the idea that I must give 100%, no matter who the author was. – Dick Bruna

23054. I come from a family of business people, but I had the idea I wanted to become an artist. – Dick Bruna

23055. Each book first begins with a little idea. – Dick Bruna

23056. But we discovered that, although I liked publishing, the commercial side meant nothing at all to me. – Dick Bruna

23057. But I don’t sit down and think: this is meant for children. – Dick Bruna

23058. My father realised that for me to become a publisher in his firm would have been the end of the firm! – Dick Bruna

23059. The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation. – Avery Brundage

23060. The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people. – Avery Brundage

23061. As soon as you take money for playing sport, it isn’t sport, it’s work. – Avery Brundage

23062. For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art. – Avery Brundage

23063. Sport is an international phenomenon, like science or music. – Avery Brundage

23064. Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment. – Avery Brundage

23065. Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23066. Health is the core of human development. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23067. The burden of disease falls on the poor. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23068. The development of the food industry for both domestic and export markets relies on a regulatory framework that both protects the consumer and assures fair trading practices in food. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23069. The dual scourge of hunger and malnutrition will be truly vanquished not only when granaries are full, but also when people’s basic health needs are met and women are given their rightful role in societies. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23070. The launch of the report coincides with the initiation by WHO of the global strategy for the prevention and control of osteoporosis, and I think a good partnership could be established in our common efforts to prevent osteoporosis. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23071. This double burden of disease is rapidly putting a serious brake on the development efforts of many countries. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23072. That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23073. This syndrome, SARS, is now a worldwide health threat… The world needs to work together to find its cause, cure the sick and stop its spread. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23074. We are also in the process of defining how best to work together with food and other companies to address diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23075. Today osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe and Japan and causes more than 2.3 million fractures in the USA and Europe alone. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23076. We have seen SARS stopped dead in its tracks. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23077. With an annual investment of $66 billion by 2007, we can save 8 million lives each year. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23078. Women’s health is one of WHO’s highest priorities. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23079. You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23080. Let me first say that I don’t think the millennium target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target. I think it is a real and achievable goal. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23081. This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23082. Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, as the longevity of the male population increases, the disease will assume increasing importance in men. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23083. Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23084. Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23085. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23086. Cancers of all types among women are increasing. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23087. When public and private sectors combine intellectual and other resources, more can be achieved. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23088. During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO, high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized that health is central to sustainable development. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23089. A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual right and an essential condition for sustainable development, especially in developing countries. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23090. I have seen this happen in recent years with regard to pharmaceuticals and vaccines, where, working together, we are improving access to medicines and vaccines for infectious diseases in the poorest countries. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23091. In recognising the global problem posed by osteoporosis, WHO sees the need for a global strategy for prevention and control of osteoporosis, focusing on three major functions: prevention, management and surveillance. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23092. Investing in health will produce enormous benefits. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23093. Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers’ suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions and unwanted children. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23094. More than ever before, there is a global understanding that long-term social, economic, and environmental development would be impossible without healthy families, communities, and countries. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23095. Osteoporosis, as the third threat, is particularly attributable to women’s physiology. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23096. Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific basis for primary prevention, the World Health Organization promotes the development of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases, rather than focusing on individual ones. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23097. An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money. – Gro Harlem Brundtland

23098. I am going to design… a Station after my own fancy; that is, with engineering roofs, etc. – Isambard K. Brunel

23099. I am opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today. – Isambard K. Brunel

23100. In the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli. – Jerome Bruner

23101. There is a deep question whether the possible meanings that emerge from an effort to explain the experience of art may not mask the real meanings of a work of art. – Jerome Bruner

23102. The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion – these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness. – Jerome Bruner

23103. Learners are encouraged to discover facts and relationships for themselves. – Jerome Bruner

23104. Stimuli, however, do not act upon an indifferent organism. – Jerome Bruner

23105. Education must, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them. – Jerome S. Bruner

23106. One seeks to equip the child with deeper, more gripping, and subtler ways of knowing the world and himself. – Jerome S. Bruner

23107. After Babar’s mother was killed by the hunter, he went to the big city. – Jean de Brunhoff

23108. I have no bad conscience. – Alois Brunner

23109. The Jews deserved to die. I have no regrets. If I had the chance I would do it again. – Alois Brunner

23110. When I came into boxing, I brought it to the next level with adverts and doing pantomime and people just got jealous of me doing that. – Frank Bruno

23111. If you’re not balanced, your mind’s not balanced… my fuse went. – Frank Bruno

23112. Instead of using brushes all the time, try a palette knife to paint. – Frank Bruno

23113. Some people like going to the pub; I enjoy going to the gym. – Frank Bruno

23114. Strong line quality, composition and form are more crucial although even this is loosely done. – Frank Bruno

23115. The colors I use may clash or vibrate against one another but this is done intentionally. – Frank Bruno

23116. But when you actually go in the ring, it’s a very lonely and scary place. It’s just you and the other guy. – Frank Bruno

23117. We’re not cameras, we’re artists. – Frank Bruno

23118. While most students were trying to draw one beautiful finished piece, I would be in the background drawing dozens of studies at different angles to use later. – Frank Bruno

23119. I wouldn’t mind getting emotionally involved with a woman. – Frank Bruno

23120. The most important thing taught to my students is to not be so photo realist in what they depict. – Frank Bruno

23121. Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world. – Frank Bruno

23122. I usually use quick sketches that I accumulated from the figure drawing classes I once instructed. – Frank Bruno

23123. And I want to say anything is possible. Comma. You know. – Frank Bruno

23124. For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance characters as part of my series. – Frank Bruno

23125. Color harmony was thrown out years ago, as restrictive chains were broken forming my free style. – Frank Bruno

23126. From my sketch files I’ll find a pose that shows the emotion behind a particular character’s story. – Frank Bruno

23127. I ain’t got no right to judge someone. – Frank Bruno

23128. I chose faces and figures as my subject matter simply due to the fact that the human form is already beautiful art. – Frank Bruno

23129. I like going to the gym every day. – Frank Bruno

23130. I usually have a title in mind before I start. – Frank Bruno

23131. It may be you fear more to deliver judgment upon me than I fear judgment. – Giordano Bruno

23132. There is no law governing all things. – Giordano Bruno

23133. Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind. – Giordano Bruno

23134. Time takes all and gives all. – Giordano Bruno

23135. With luck on your side, you can do without brains. – Giordano Bruno

23136. It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people. – Giordano Bruno

23137. Ninety percent of the hands aren’t shown in a poker game. – Doyle Brunson

23138. A man with money is no match against a man on a mission. – Doyle Brunson

23139. I still have the mentality of a 19-year-old mind. – Doyle Brunson

23140. Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith. – Paul Brunton

23141. Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines. – Paul Brunton

23142. Just because they really are out to get you doesn’t mean you aren’t paranoid. – Steven Brust

23143. To seek understanding before taking action, yet to trust my instincts when action is called for. Never to avoid danger from fear, never to seek out danger for its own sake. Never to conform to fashion from fear of eccentricity, never to be eccentric from fear of conformity. – Steven Brust

23144. There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures. – Steven Brust

23145. The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest. – Steven Brust

23146. Minneapolis has two seasons: Road Removal and Snow Repair. – Steven Brust

23147. I’d rather be running the game than playing it. – Steven Brust

23148. Every once in while, a person will do something obvious and direct that is no more than it appears to be. I think they do it to throw you off. – Steven Brust

23149. Do you think it’s possible to discuss politics without preaching? – Steven Brust

23150. But once you allow yourself to recognize necessity, you find two things: One you find your options so restricted that the only course of action is obvious, and, two, that a great sense of freedom comes with the decision. – Steven Brust

23151. Always speak politely to an enraged Dragon. – Steven Brust

23152. All literature consists of whatever the writer thinks is cool. The reader will like the book to the degree that he agrees with the writer about what’s cool. – Steven Brust

23153. A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be. – Steven Brust

23154. No matter how subtle the wizard, a knife between the shoulder blades will cramp his style. – Steven Brust

23155. Forty years later, people still swear they can hear his offstage scream. – Robert Brustein

23156. The primary function of a theater is not to please itself, or even to please its audience. It is to serve talent. – Robert Brustein

23157. If the EU and the US can cooperate successfully on regulating financial markets, everyone else will follow. – John Bruton

23158. A terrorist nuclear detonation in a western city would destroy all economic confidence. – John Bruton

23159. But our system of regulation must keep up with this. If it fails to keep up, it will hold back economic expansion. We need financial market regulation that works at national and European level. – John Bruton

23160. The time horizon may be too long for sole reliance on market solutions – but perhaps the inventiveness of the financial services industry will prove me wrong that point! – John Bruton

23161. Financial service providers act as the lubricating oil in the economy. They link consumers who want to invest their savings for a good return with companies who want to borrow on best terms for expansion. – John Bruton

23162. European investment in Texas alone exceeds all U.S. investment in China and Japan put together. – John Bruton

23163. When the E.U. and the U.S. agree, other countries follow. – John Bruton

23164. We can demonstrate, by our own example, how E.U. freedoms, including the freedom of nationals of other E.U. countries to come and work here, has enabled us to expand our economy. – John Bruton

23165. U.S. companies rely on the European market for more than half of their global foreign profits. – John Bruton

23166. The U.S. – E.U. economic relationship dwarfs America’s economic ties with China. – John Bruton

23167. The European Union is the world’s most successful invention for advancing peace. – John Bruton

23168. The EU and the U.S. often work together to develop international standards. This is the case in fighting terrorism and transnational crime, advancing trade liberalization, and combating piracy and intellectual property violations. – John Bruton

23169. The economy is not an abstraction. The economy consists of people, and it will only grow if people feel secure and are reasonably free. – John Bruton

23170. The E.U. is the world’s fastest growing democratic body. – John Bruton

23171. The E.U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E.U. if they do not respect these guarantees. – John Bruton

23172. The E.U. imports more agricultural goods from developing countries around the world than does the U.S., Canada and Japan, combined. – John Bruton

23173. Non-proliferation will only work if all states are willing to cooperate, and that will only happen if all feel they are being treated fairly. – John Bruton

23174. Indeed, American companies make three times as much profits from their investment in one E.U. country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China. – John Bruton

23175. U.S. companies earn more from their investments in the EU than in the rest of the world combined. – John Bruton

23176. The E.U. has moved to combat global terrorism by instituting common European arrest and evidence warrants and creating a joint situation center to pool and analyze intelligence. – John Bruton

23177. Ireland has a role to play in making the E.U. united and strong. – John Bruton

23178. It is not viable for one country to demand a right to increase and upgrade its nuclear weapons capabilities while asking others to eliminate theirs. – John Bruton

23179. Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education. – John Bruton

23180. One cannot have economic growth without security. – John Bruton

23181. Proliferation of nuclear weapons to terrorist organisations is far more dangerous than proliferation of nuclear weapons to states, even states like North Korea. – John Bruton

23182. Since creation of the E.U. a half century ago, Europe has enjoyed the longest period of peace in its history. – John Bruton

23183. States can be deterred by the fear of retaliation; non-state organisations cannot by deterred at all. – John Bruton

23184. That’s where my job comes in. Getting the E.U. and U.S. to agree. – John Bruton

23185. We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together. – Jean de la Bruyere

23186. Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within. – Jean de la Bruyere

23187. When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman. – Jean de la Bruyere

23188. We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed. – Jean de la Bruyere

23189. One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely wretched. – Jean de la Bruyere

23190. When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman. – Jean de la Bruyere

23191. We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies flattery; to speak ill of them while they are alive is dangerous, and when they are dead is cowardly. – Jean de la Bruyere

23192. The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and his own cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you. – Jean de la Bruyere

23193. The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile? – Jean de la Bruyere

23194. The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a pest. – Jean de la Bruyere

23195. The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth. – Jean de la Bruyere

23196. Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father. – Jean de la Bruyere

23197. Out of difficulties grow miracles. – Jean de la Bruyere

23198. We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at all. – Jean de la Bruyere

23199. There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry, music, painting, public speaking. – Jean de la Bruyere

23200. The court is like a palace of marble; it’s composed of people very hard and very polished. – Jean de la Bruyere

23201. The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea of one. – Jean de la Bruyere

23202. The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things. – Jean de la Bruyere

23203. The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education. – Jean de la Bruyere

23204. The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes. – Jean de la Bruyere

23205. The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love. – Jean de la Bruyere

23206. The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored. – Jean de la Bruyere

23207. If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction. – Jean de la Bruyere

23208. There are only three events in a man’s life; birth, life, and death; he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live. – Jean de la Bruyere

23209. There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience. – Jean de la Bruyere

23210. There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work. – Jean de la Bruyere

23211. We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together. – Jean de la Bruyere

23212. They that have lived a single day have lived an age. – Jean de la Bruyere

23213. This great misfortune – to be incapable of solitude. – Jean de la Bruyere

23214. Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness. – Jean de la Bruyere

23215. Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker. – Jean de la Bruyere

23216. To be among people one loves, that’s sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal. – Jean de la Bruyere

23217. Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings. – Jean de la Bruyere

23218. Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds – habits and novelty. – Jean de la Bruyere

23219. One must laugh before one is happy, or one may die without ever laughing at all. – Jean de la Bruyere

23220. A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there are people who may be useful in bettering his position. – Jean de la Bruyere

23221. Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future. – Jean de la Bruyere

23222. Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect. – Jean de la Bruyere

23223. Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property. – Jean de la Bruyere

23224. At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone. – Jean de la Bruyere

23225. As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before. – Jean de la Bruyere

23226. All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone. – Jean de la Bruyere

23227. It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not. – Jean de la Bruyere

23228. A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself. – Jean de la Bruyere

23229. Everything has been said, and we are more than seven thousand years of human thought too late. – Jean de la Bruyere

23230. A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less. – Jean de la Bruyere

23231. A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were. – Jean de la Bruyere

23232. A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably. – Jean de la Bruyere

23233. A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought. – Jean de la Bruyere

23234. A man can keep another’s secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others. – Jean de la Bruyere

23235. The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation. – Jean de la Bruyere

23236. All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone. – Jean de la Bruyere

23237. Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed. – Jean de la Bruyere

23238. No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less. – Jean de la Bruyere

23239. Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world. – Jean de la Bruyere

23240. Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity. – Jean de la Bruyere

23241. Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank. – Jean de la Bruyere

23242. Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to die. He is not conscious of his birth, he suffers at his death and he forgets to live. – Jean de la Bruyere

23243. Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author. – Jean de la Bruyere

23244. Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us. – Jean de la Bruyere

23245. Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth. – Jean de la Bruyere

23246. Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are some things you cannot ask an honest ma to do. – Jean de la Bruyere

23247. It’s motive alone which gives character to the actions of men. – Jean de la Bruyere

23248. It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues. – Jean de la Bruyere

23249. If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, So the one is pretty equal to the other. – Jean de la Bruyere

23250. I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just say that there is no God. They would speak disinterestedly at least, but such a person is not to be found. – Jean de la Bruyere

23251. He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk. – Jean de la Bruyere

23252. Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates. – Jean de la Bruyere

23253. One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories. – Jean de la Bruyere

23254. Love and friendship exclude each other. – Jean de la Bruyere

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23255. There is no more reason to believe that man descended from some inferior animal than there is to believe that a stately mansion has descended from a small cottage. – William Jennings Bryan

23256. I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together. – William Jennings Bryan

23257. If the Bible had said that Jonah swallowed the whale, I would believe it. – William Jennings Bryan

23258. If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education. – William Jennings Bryan

23259. My place in history will depend on what I can do for the people and not on what the people can do for me. – William Jennings Bryan

23260. No one can earn a million dollars honestly. – William Jennings Bryan

23261. One miracle is just as easy to believe as another. – William Jennings Bryan

23262. The humblest citizen of all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. – William Jennings Bryan

23263. The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment. – William Jennings Bryan

23264. The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall rob their children of faith in God and send them back to their homes skeptical, or infidels, or agnostics, or atheists. – William Jennings Bryan

23265. If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another? – William Jennings Bryan

23266. There can be no settlement of a great cause without discussion, and people will not discuss a cause until their attention is drawn to it. – William Jennings Bryan

23267. Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the minority which is right will one day be the majority. – William Jennings Bryan

23268. This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty – the cause of humanity. – William Jennings Bryan

23269. All the ills from which America suffers can be traced to the teaching of evolution. – William Jennings Bryan

23270. Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others. – William Jennings Bryan

23271. Behold a republic standing erect while empires all around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments – a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared. – William Jennings Bryan

23272. Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country. – William Jennings Bryan

23273. Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. – William Jennings Bryan

23274. Do not compute the totality of your poultry population until all the manifestations of incubation have been entirely completed. – William Jennings Bryan

23275. Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart. – William Jennings Bryan

23276. Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science. – William Jennings Bryan

23277. The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. – William Jennings Bryan

23278. None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves, as those who have nothing to do. Only the active have the true relish of life. – William Jennings Bryan

23279. And so while the great ones depart to their dinner, the secretary stays, growing thinner and thinner, racking his brain to record and report what he thinks that they think that they ought to have thought. – Arthur Bryant

23280. Even in November 1938, after five years of anti-Semitic legislation and persecution, they still owned, according to the Times correspondent in Berlin, something like a third of the real property in the Reich. – Arthur Bryant

23281. Say what you have to say in the fewest possible words. – Arthur Bryant

23282. It’s been years since I’ve had a real input in the game anyway. For this game, I’ve just tried to keep all the other stuff away from the players and coaches. – Bear Bryant

23283. Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don’t quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don’t quit until you reach it. Never quit. – Bear Bryant

23284. Georgia Tech beat us and Mississippi Southern tied us last year, and Texas beat us after we had the game won. We only played about five games the way we were capable of playing and lost one of those. – Bear Bryant

23285. I hope to get out before they start football next year. – Bear Bryant

23286. I can remember loving to recruit. I knew I was going to do my best. But traveling and recruiting doesn’t appeal to me any more. It’s not as much fun as it used to be. – Bear Bryant

23287. The fun never goes out, but it changes with the years, with winning and losing. – Bear Bryant

23288. Nearly every coach I’ve talked with tells me that the attention you get from media and other people is the thing you miss most. I don’t know if that’s right. – Bear Bryant

23289. Back 12 years ago, when Dr. Mathews was president here, we had a plan that when I got ready to quit, we’d bring a certain guy in and he’d take over that day and I’d leave. But as time wore on, I realized that wouldn’t have been good at all. – Bear Bryant

23290. If we’d beaten ’em, I wouldn’t be going out. – Bear Bryant

23291. If I miss coaching that much, I could go to some little school where they didn’t recruit, where all the kids wanted to go. I believe I could find somewhere to coach. – Bear Bryant

23292. I’ve had many a player tell me all through high school and right up until signing day that they were coming to Alabama, then they signed with somebody else. – Bear Bryant

23293. I’m happy with the coach we have. I think any one of the ones I asked them to consider would’ve been good. – Bear Bryant

23294. I’ll put you through hell, but at the end of it all we’ll be champions. – Bear Bryant

23295. I want to make sure I don’t interfere with the success of that team next year. I don’t see any way I could go to practice like most of ’em do, and not hurt the team. I’d go nuts if I tried doing that. – Bear Bryant

23296. I didn’t have a thing to do with picking a coach, and didn’t want to. But I didn’t think they’d pick one I didn’t like. – Bear Bryant

23297. I think I’m telling the truth. I sat by Ray Perkins at the Hall of Fame dinner in New York, and at that time he didn’t know he was our coach and I didn’t either. – Bear Bryant

23298. I plan on staying at Alabama for the rest of my career. I guarantee that I’ll be here for you through it all, regardless of what happens. – Bear Bryant

23299. I’m chasing perfection. – Kobe Bryant

23300. Everyting negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise. – Kobe Bryant

23301. I’ll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it’s sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot. – Kobe Bryant

23302. My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40. – Kobe Bryant

23303. There’s been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that’s simply not the case. We win games when I score 40 points and we’ve won when I score 10. – Kobe Bryant

23304. These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess. – Kobe Bryant

23305. I dont want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant. – Kobe Bryant

23306. If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That’s all it takes to get people to win football games for you. – Paul Bryant

23307. Don’t give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half. – Paul Bryant

23308. Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. – Paul Bryant

23309. There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success. – Paul Bryant

23310. There’s no use fussing on a boy who doesn’t have any ability. – Paul Bryant

23311. You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him to a heavy load. – Paul Bryant

23312. In a crisis, don’t hide behind anything or anybody. They’re going to find you anyway. – Paul Bryant

23313. If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards. – Paul Bryant

23314. There’s no substitute for guts. – Paul Bryant

23315. Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray. – Paul Bryant

23316. Winning isn’t everything, but it beats anything that comes in second. – Paul Bryant

23317. If you whoop and holler all the time, the players just get used to it. – Paul Bryant

23318. I ain’t nothing but a winner. – Paul Bryant

23319. No coach has ever won a game by what he knows; it’s what his players know that counts. – Paul Bryant

23320. A good, quick, small team can beat a big, slow team any time. – Paul Bryant

23321. It’s nice to have the opportunity to play for so much money, but it’s nicer to win it. – Paul Bryant

23322. Poetry is that art which selects and arranges the symbols of thought in such a manner as to excite the imagination the most powerfully and delightfully. – William C. Bryant

23323. The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight. – William C. Bryant

23324. The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue as the spring heaven it gazes at. – William C. Bryant

23325. The groves were God’s first temples. – William C. Bryant

23326. There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by. – William C. Bryant

23327. Remorse is virtue’s root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness. – William C. Bryant

23328. Winning isn’t everything, but it beats anything in second place. – William C. Bryant

23329. Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign. – William C. Bryant

23330. Loveliest of lovely things are they on earth that soonest pass away. The rose that lives its little hour is prized beyond the sculptured flower. – William C. Bryant

23331. Go forth under the open sky, and list To Nature’s teachings. – William C. Bryant

23332. The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within. – William C. Bryant

23333. Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen. Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook. – William C. Bryant

23334. To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language. – William C. Bryant

23335. Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger. – William C. Bryant

23336. Where hast thou wandered. gentle gale, to find the perfumes thou dost bring? – William C. Bryant

23337. Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness – a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster – children into strength and athletic proportion. – William C. Bryant

23338. A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty. – William C. Bryant

23339. A stable, changeless state, ’twere cause indeed to weep. – William C. Bryant

23340. All that tread, the globe are but a handful to the tribes, that slumber in its bosom. – William C. Bryant

23341. And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death. – William C. Bryant

23342. Eloquence is the poetry of prose. – William C. Bryant

23343. Weep not that the world changes – did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep. – William C. Bryant

23344. Two people in a conversation amount to four people talking. The four are what one person says, what he really wanted to say, what his listener heard, and what he thought he heard. – William Jennings Bryant

23345. The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. – William Jennings Bryant

23346. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for: it is a thing to be achieved. – William Jennings Bryant

23347. Over the years I have tried to develop something which is technically assured. – Gavin Bryars

23348. Writing tonal music now, you are not writing into the 19th Century. – Gavin Bryars

23349. When Philip Glass asked me if I would be interested in doing a new recording of Jesus’ Blood he assumed that I would do something similar to the first version and wanted to know what other pieces would be on the same CD. – Gavin Bryars

23350. What was once underground is now coming to the surface. – Gavin Bryars

23351. There’s another way of making music, by touching the lives and feelings of ordinary people. – Gavin Bryars

23352. The project which we developed, however, was for a sound piece and I was initially curious that a sculptor should be interested in working with a musician, especially on a project for radio. – Gavin Bryars

23353. The academic area of new music or modern music festivals is not something which attracts me at all. – Gavin Bryars

23354. Still, American composers working in France have had a pretty hard time. – Gavin Bryars

23355. Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible to the man in the street. This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one. – Gavin Bryars

23356. As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien. – Gavin Bryars

23357. People like Arvo Part would not have been taken seriously 20 years ago. – Gavin Bryars

23358. One thing I’m doing on the new Titanic recording is actually bringing in different acoustic spaces. – Gavin Bryars

23359. I currently spend a lot of time thinking about orchestration and every detail of a piece. – Gavin Bryars

23360. Similarly you can make a transition from one set of instruments to another imperceptibly. – Gavin Bryars

23361. I am writing something which I find satisfying and which I am prepared to put my name to as a composer. – Gavin Bryars

23362. Music history has flowed under the bridges for many years. – Gavin Bryars

23363. I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood and they are very sceptical about European record labels’ understanding of digital technology. – Gavin Bryars

23364. I know that John Adams has had a very hard time directing French ensembles. – Gavin Bryars

23365. I remember once, when I started writing for the alto saxophone, a saxophonist told me to think of it as being like a cross between an oboe and a viola, but louder. – Gavin Bryars

23366. I work very fast, keeping the ideas flowing but making sure they come out the way I intended. – Gavin Bryars

23367. I’ve heard though that there is a younger generation of tonal French composers who are reacting with vigour. – Gavin Bryars

23368. It makes sense to invest in new work. It’s almost like having a research department in a scientific laboratory. You have to try things out. You’ll make some bad mistakes. Some things will fail but at least you’ll energise the organisation. – Gavin Bryars

23369. It’s rather like attending a university seminar where you are talking to a few gifted specialists who deliver a paper to an audience of their peers. That’s one way of making music. – Gavin Bryars

23370. Like an apparently strict musical form it breaks the five minute whole into its structural parts – a descriptive preamble, the action of taking the cards, the development of the cards’ manipulation and the revelation of what has been achieved. – Gavin Bryars

23371. Craft is part of the creative process. – Gavin Bryars

23372. Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its existence. – James Bryce

23373. Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity. – James Bryce

23374. Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong. – James Bryce

23375. The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. – James Bryce

23376. Three-fourths of the mistakes a man makes are made because he does not really know what he thinks he knows. – James Bryce

23377. The ability to play the clarinet is the ability to overcome the imperfections of the instrument. There’s no such thing as a perfect clarinet, never was and never will be. – Jack Brymer

23378. Now that I’m gone, I tell you, don’t smoke. – Yul Brynner

23379. I have been offered a lot for my work, but never everything. – Yul Brynner

23380. I am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy. – Yul Brynner

23381. Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can’t get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb. – Yul Brynner

23382. Because when you feel that you have arrived, you are dead. – Yul Brynner

23383. When I am dead and buried, on my tombstone I would like to have it written, “I have arrived.” Because when you feel that you have arrived, you are dead. – Yul Brynner

23384. I have long known that it is part of God’s plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth. – Bill Bryson

23385. I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to. – Bill Bryson

23386. Boston’s freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains. – Bill Bryson

23387. I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted – stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container. – Bill Bryson

23388. More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to. – Bill Bryson

23389. My first rule of consumerism is never to buy anything you can’t make your children carry. – Bill Bryson

23390. The remarkable position in which we find ourselves is that we don’t actually know what we actually know. – Bill Bryson

23391. There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age. – Bill Bryson

23392. There are things you just can’t do in life. You can’t beat the phone company, you can’t make a waiter see you until he’s ready to see you, and you can’t go home again. – Bill Bryson

23393. When you tell an Iowan a joke, you can see a kind of race going on between his brain and his expression. – Bill Bryson

23394. The whole of the global economy is based on supplying the cravings of two per cent of the world’s population. – Bill Bryson

23395. I don’t plan to write another science book, but I don’t plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting. – Bill Bryson

23396. I’m having fun just being a musician as well as an artist at this point. – Peabo Bryson

23397. I’m not angry at anyone. – Peabo Bryson

23398. If you have a Stradivarius and nobody to play it, it’s just a Stradivarius. Or is it even that? It’s nothing. – Peabo Bryson

23399. I think you create your own hipness. – Peabo Bryson

23400. If you think about it, Aretha did basically the same things that I do. – Peabo Bryson

23401. I never want to fake it. That’s my whole thing. – Peabo Bryson

23402. For me, the other thing is not just a strong sense of spirituality. – Peabo Bryson

23403. I mean, on the food chain, do instruments really rate? I don’t think so. – Peabo Bryson

23404. I like that sense of we’re all on the same page and trying to get the job done. – Peabo Bryson

23405. I have to choose songs that represent my personality. – Peabo Bryson

23406. I adore being with Roberta. I adore being in her spiritual light. I adore being close to her talent and gifts. – Peabo Bryson

23407. But my attitude about it is I have miles to go before I sleep. – Peabo Bryson

23408. I’d sing with Roberta Flack in a taxi if you called up and said she’d be in it. – Peabo Bryson

23409. Every significant event that takes place in our lives is set to some kind of music. – Peabo Bryson

23410. There was a time in American history when almost every white person knew who Aretha Franklin was. – Peabo Bryson

23411. There weren’t any white people in this country who didn’t know who Gladys Knight was. Or the Pips were, as far as that’s concerned. – Peabo Bryson

23412. The line between greatness and obscurity is very, very small. – Peabo Bryson

23413. Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever. – Peabo Bryson

23414. Life is too short to harbor any hostilities towards anybody. – Peabo Bryson

23415. It doesn’t mean that I won’t be sexy or hip or anything like that. – Peabo Bryson

23416. In the last couple of years I’ve been picking up my guitar again. – Peabo Bryson

23417. If you think about it, everything we do in life is set to some kind of music. – Peabo Bryson

23418. Trends don’t mean very much. – Peabo Bryson

23419. Not to mention the fact that of course terrorists hate freedom. I think they do hate. But believe me, I don’t think they sit there abstractly hating freedom. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23420. Indeed, for almost 10 years, Moscow had to carry on a war unsupportable by the government, a conflict that brought about the demoralization and finally the breakup of the Soviet empire. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23421. The first and most important is to emphasize the enduring nature of the alliance relationship particularly with Europe which does share our values and interests even if it disagrees with us on specific policies. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23422. Palestinian terrorism has to be rejected and condemned, yes. But it should not be translated defacto into a policy of support for a really increasingly brutal repression, colonial settlements and a new wall. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23423. Look at Islam in a rational manner and without demagoguery or emotion. It is the leading religion of the world with 1.5 billion followers. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23424. Let’s cooperate and challenge the administration to cooperate with us because within the administration there are also moderates and people who are not fully comfortable with the tendencies that have prevailed in recent times. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23425. It is said that the West had a global policy in regard to Islam. That is stupid. There isn’t a global Islam. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23426. According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980, that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 1979. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23427. I think it is important to ask ourselves as citizens, not as Democrats attacking the administration, but as citizens, whether a world power can really provide global leadership on the basis of fear and anxiety? – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23428. I cite these events because I think they underline two very disturbing phenomena – the loss of U.S. international credibility, the growing U.S. international isolation. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23429. But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23430. Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let’s cooperate. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23431. Sovereignty is a word that is used often but it has really no specific meaning. Sovereignty today is nominal. Any number of countries that are sovereign are sovereign only nominally and relatively. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23432. American power worldwide is at its historic zenith. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23433. In Iraq we must succeed. Failure is not an option. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23434. War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world’s first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23435. We now have the opportunity of giving to the USSR its Vietnam war. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23436. We should seek to cooperate with Europe, not to divide Europe to a fictitious new and a fictitious old. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23437. We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23438. We need to ask who is the enemy, and the enemies are terrorists. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23439. We have actually experienced in recent months a dramatic demonstration of an unprecedented intelligence failure, perhaps the most significant intelligence failure in the history of the United States. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23440. We cannot have that relationship if we only dictate or threaten and condemn those who disagree. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23441. To increase the zone of peace is to build the inner core of a stable international zone. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23442. We didn’t push the Russians to intervene, but we knowingly increased the probability that they would. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

23443. God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings. – Martin Buber

23444. Through the Thou a person becomes I. – Martin Buber

23445. There are three principles in a man’s being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech, and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow-men is that I do not say what I mean and I don’t do what I say. – Martin Buber

23446. The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings. – Martin Buber

23447. The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes. – Martin Buber

23448. Solitude is the place of purification. – Martin Buber

23449. To be old can be glorious if one has not unlearned how to begin. – Martin Buber

23450. For sin is just this, what man cannot by its very nature do with his whole being; it is possible to silence the conflict in the soul, but it is not possible to uproot it. – Martin Buber

23451. An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language. – Martin Buber

23452. All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. – Martin Buber

23453. A person cannot approach the divine by reaching beyond the human. To become human, is what this individual person, has been created for. – Martin Buber

23454. Play is the exultation of the possible. – Martin Buber

23455. I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me. – Martin Buber

23456. You need to work very hard, you have to spend a lot of time practicing your sport – six to seven hours daily. – Sergei Bubka

23457. I have spoken with many former athletes, and they tell me the best time they had was in sports. I listen to them and use their experience in my career. – Sergei Bubka

23458. Often you need to take some risk, but it must be a realistic risk, you can’t take a crazy risk. – Sergei Bubka

23459. Of course, the psychological part, the tactics, is very important. – Sergei Bubka

23460. My policy was just to give good things for sports in my region. – Sergei Bubka

23461. My main idea was to create a sports facility for the basics. This is why I established the club. – Sergei Bubka

23462. People come from around the world and can understand each other without even speaking the same languages! – Sergei Bubka

23463. I think that focusing on the money, on the business, is not enough. – Sergei Bubka

23464. The strategy of my coach and me was that we looked at pictures of all the best pole vaulters from around the world, and we took the best parts from them, and we created a person that had never existed. We then started to work toward being such a person. – Sergei Bubka

23465. I have bought pole vault equipment, the landing areas, posts, which costs a lot of money. We pay for coaches. – Sergei Bubka

23466. I decided to create a sports club during the Soviet times. It was my dream. – Sergei Bubka

23467. I think that, generally, you need to live with your sport 24 hours a day. – Sergei Bubka

23468. Sports life is very short. – Sergei Bubka

23469. The pole vault is a very complicated event, there are many things involved. – Sergei Bubka

23470. Today I have 35 people who work in the club and associated businesses. – Sergei Bubka

23471. We started with that, basically to help kids, and then we created a pole vault school, which is part of the club and exists to this day. The club and school exist. – Sergei Bubka

23472. What is nice about this sport is that I am responsible for most everything. – Sergei Bubka

23473. I am alone, some people help me, but, basically, I can do what I want. – Sergei Bubka

23474. Even now I want to keep my amateur spirit, to spend my time, to be in the sport with all my heart. – Sergei Bubka

23475. And, of course, method is very important as is a high-quality specialist (trainer) working with you to keep you going in the right direction for your improvement and to help create results. – Sergei Bubka

23476. I began with track and field because this is what I know. – Sergei Bubka

23477. The Olympics are always a special competition, it is very difficult to predict what will happen. – Sergei Bubka

23478. Because bankers measure their self-worth in money, and pay themselves a lot of it, they think they’re fine fellows and don’t need to explain themselves. – James Buchan

23479. An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support. – James Buchan

23480. Every man at the bottom of his heart believes that he is a born detective. – John Buchan

23481. The robe of flesh wears thin, and with the years God shines through all things. – John Buchan

23482. To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education. – John Buchan

23483. We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. – John Buchan

23484. There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness. – John Buchan

23485. Without humility there can be no humanity. – John Buchan

23486. The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them. – John Buchan

23487. The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there. – John Buchan

23488. The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope. – John Buchan

23489. The best prayers have often more groans than words. – John Buchan

23490. Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God. – John Buchan

23491. He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply. – John Buchan

23492. Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences. – John Buchan

23493. You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn. – John Buchan

23494. Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown. – John Buchan

23495. The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there. – James Buchanan

23496. What is right and what is practicable are two different things. – James Buchanan

23497. To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute. – James Buchanan

23498. If you are as happy in entering the White House as I shall feel on returning to Wheatland, you are a happy man indeed. – James Buchanan

23499. I like the noise of democracy. – James Buchanan

23500. The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men. – James Buchanan

23501. I love each and every one of you but, like my own family, you thrill, you frustrate, you anger. – John Buchanan

23502. I wanted to be a director and producer and writer, but in the early ’40’s the union wouldn’t let you get through the gates. You couldn’t get on a crew, or even learn to direct. – Larry Buchanan

23503. I was doing acting work at Fox – bit pieces with Greg Peck in The Gunfighter and things like that – and grew up more or less as a Fox contract player in about two years. – Larry Buchanan

23504. Bill Clinton’s foreign policy experience stems mainly from having breakfast at the International House of Pancakes. – Pat Buchanan

23505. The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body. – Pat Buchanan

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23506. Saying the Washington Post is just a newspaper is like saying Rasputin was just a country priest. – Pat Buchanan

23507. No one has deputized America to play Wyatt Earp to the world. – Pat Buchanan

23508. McCarthy emerged in the person of Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin. – Pat Buchanan

23509. If the Europeans want to intervene, that’s their business. But if I were president, I would remove every United States soldier from the Balkan peninsula. – Pat Buchanan

23510. Defeat has its lessons as well as victory. – Pat Buchanan

23511. I don’t doubt a number of those ballots, of those votes that were cast for me, probably were intended for Vice President Gore. – Pat Buchanan

23512. If a country forgets where it came from, how will its people know who they are? – Patrick Buchanan

23513. Just as there’s garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up. – Patrick Buchanan

23514. Parents have a right to insist that godless evolution not be taught to their children. – Patrick Buchanan

23515. As polarized as we have been, we Americans are locked in a cultural war for the soul of our country. – Patrick Buchanan

23516. Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual. – Patrick Buchanan

23517. I’ve just come back from Mississippi and over there when you talk about the West Bank they think you mean Arkansas. – Patrick Buchanan

23518. Sad and sweet and wise Here a child reposes; Dust is on his eyes, Quietly he lies – Satan, strew Roses. – Robert Williams Buchanan

23519. We actors are like whores. – Horst Buchholz

23520. There is enough in the world for everyone’s need, but not enough for everyone’s greed. – Frank Buchman

23521. I told you, the dopes are gonna inherit the earth anyway. – Sidney Buchman

23522. If there were no mystery left to explore life would get rather dull, wouldn’t it? – Sidney Buchman

23523. Whoever finishes a revolution only halfway, digs his own grave. – Georg Buchner

23524. There are only Epicureans, either crude or refined; Christ was the most refined. – Georg Buchner

23525. The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries. – Georg Buchner

23526. The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled. – Georg Buchner

23527. The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength. – Georg Buchner

23528. The revolutionary government is the despotism of liberty against tyranny. – Georg Buchner

23529. The world is chaos. Nothingness is the yet-to-be-born god of the world. – Georg Buchner

23530. The statue of Freedom has not been cast yet, the furnace is hot, we can all still burn our fingers. – Georg Buchner

23531. They say in the grave there is peace, and peace and the grave are one and the same. – Georg Buchner

23532. We are always on stage, even when we are stabbed in earnest at the end. – Georg Buchner

23533. We have not made the Revolution, the Revolution has made us. – Georg Buchner

23534. You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie. – Georg Buchner

23535. Your words smell of corpses. – Georg Buchner

23536. The power of the people and the power of reason are one. – Georg Buchner

23537. How many women does one need to sing the scale of love all the way up and down? – Georg Buchner

23538. We are only puppets, our strings are being pulled by unknown forces. – Georg Buchner

23539. I’ll know how to die with courage; that is easier than living. – Georg Buchner

23540. Love is a peculiar thing. – Georg Buchner

23541. A good man with a good conscience doesn’t walk so fast. – Georg Buchner

23542. Death is the most blessed dream. – Georg Buchner

23543. Dying people often become childish. – Georg Buchner

23544. Government must be a transparent garment which tightly clings to the people’s body. – Georg Buchner

23545. The life of the wealthy is one long Sunday. – Georg Buchner

23546. Murder begins where self-defense ends. – Georg Buchner

23547. One must love humanity in order to reach out into the unique essence of each individual: no one can be too low or too ugly. – Georg Buchner

23548. Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces! – Georg Buchner

23549. Raise your eyes and count the small gang of your oppressors who are only strong through the blood they suck from you and through your arms which you lend them unwillingly. – Georg Buchner

23550. Revolution is like Saturn, it devours its own children. – Georg Buchner

23551. That is a long word: forever! – Georg Buchner

23552. The breath of an aristocrat is the death rattle of freedom. – Georg Buchner

23553. The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever. – Georg Buchner

23554. A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American. Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it. – Art Buchwald

23555. Tax reform is taking the taxes off things that have been taxed in the past and putting taxes on things that haven’t been taxed before. – Art Buchwald

23556. Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got. – Art Buchwald

23557. This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday… I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn’t let me – Homeland Security. – Art Buchwald

23558. The powder is mixed with water and tastes exactly like powder mixed with water. – Art Buchwald

23559. The buffalo isn’t as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo. – Art Buchwald

23560. Television has a real problem. They have no page two. – Art Buchwald

23561. You can’t make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you’re doing is recording it. – Art Buchwald

23562. So far things are going my way. I am known in the hospice as The Man Who Wouldn’t Die. I don’t know if this is true or not, but I think some people, not many, are starting to wonder why I’m still around. – Art Buchwald

23563. If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it. – Art Buchwald

23564. I worship the quicksand he walks in. – Art Buchwald

23565. I always wanted to get into politics, but I was never light enough to make the team. – Art Buchwald

23566. Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was. – Art Buchwald

23567. Have you ever seen a candidate talking to a rich person on television? – Art Buchwald

23568. There is also a perfection of degrees, by which a person performs all the commands of God, with the full exertion of all his powers, without the least defect. This is what the law of God requires, but what the saints cannot attain to in this life. – Charles Buck

23569. Although it was in primitive times and differently called the Lord’s day or Sunday, yet it was never denominated the Sabbath; a name constantly appropriate to Saturday, or the Seventh day both by sacred and ecclesiastical writers. – Charles Buck

23570. Their kitchen is their shrine, the cook their priest, the table their altar, and their belly their god. – Charles Buck

23571. The biggest kick I get is to communicate with those who are exiled from the game – in hospitals, homes, prisons – those who have seldom seen a game, who can’t travel to a game, those who are blind. – Jack Buck

23572. You can’t get a job without experience and you can’t get experience until you have a job. Once you solve that problem you are home free. – Jack Buck

23573. It’s such a beautiful sport, with no politics involved, no color, no class. Only as a youngster can you play and as a pro can you win. The game has kept me young, involved and excited and for me to be up here with gems of baseball. – Jack Buck

23574. I think back to some of the things Harry said and some of the things I said trying to be funny. If I said them now, it would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country. – Jack Buck

23575. I don’t believe in deadlines, I don’t believe in telling the enemy when we’re going to withdraw. – Ken Buck

23576. I think that, you know, this is a different year than most years. We’ve got to tell the American people that we have to live with less. We have a $13.5 trillion debt. And the only way to do that is an honest campaign with honest people. – Ken Buck

23577. I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They’re concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we’ve had and our grandparents have had. – Ken Buck

23578. I’m coming to Washington, D.C., to do the people’s work. And the people’s work has to do with reducing spending and cutting budgets and, and trying to get a grip on the size of government. – Ken Buck

23579. When we leave money in the hands of taxpayers, they buy things, they pay taxes, they grow government. – Ken Buck

23580. Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame. – Pearl S. Buck

23581. The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. – Pearl S. Buck

23582. The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. – Pearl S. Buck

23583. The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband’s bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool. – Pearl S. Buck

23584. The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between men and women. – Pearl S. Buck

23585. Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. – Pearl S. Buck

23586. The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it. – Pearl S. Buck

23587. Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on. – Pearl S. Buck

23588. Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then; life is dull without it. – Pearl S. Buck

23589. Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members. – Pearl S. Buck

23590. Order is the shape upon which beauty depends. – Pearl S. Buck

23591. One faces the future with one’s past. – Pearl S. Buck

23592. Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment. – Pearl S. Buck

23593. The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible – and achieve it, generation after generation. – Pearl S. Buck

23594. To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death. – Pearl S. Buck

23595. To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind. – Pearl S. Buck

23596. We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won’t let them into our country. – Pearl S. Buck

23597. We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave. – Pearl S. Buck

23598. What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born. – Pearl S. Buck

23599. When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail. – Pearl S. Buck

23600. When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place. – Pearl S. Buck

23601. You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea. – Pearl S. Buck

23602. You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings. – Pearl S. Buck

23603. Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself. – Pearl S. Buck

23604. Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up. – Pearl S. Buck

23605. To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. – Pearl S. Buck

23606. If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday. – Pearl S. Buck

23607. A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent. – Pearl S. Buck

23608. A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love. – Pearl S. Buck

23609. A man is educated and turned out to work. But a woman is educated and turned out to grass. – Pearl S. Buck

23610. All things are possible until they are proved impossible – and even the impossible may only be so, as of now. – Pearl S. Buck

23611. Chinese are wise in comprehending without many words what is inevitable and inescapable and therefore only to be borne. – Pearl S. Buck

23612. Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied. – Pearl S. Buck

23613. Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. – Pearl S. Buck

23614. Hunger makes a thief of any man. – Pearl S. Buck

23615. I am mentally bifocal. – Pearl S. Buck

23616. I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work. – Pearl S. Buck

23617. If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all. – Pearl S. Buck

23618. In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write. – Pearl S. Buck

23619. Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman. – Pearl S. Buck

23620. It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late. – Pearl S. Buck

23621. Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors. – Pearl S. Buck

23622. Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death. – Pearl S. Buck

23623. Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels. – Pearl S. Buck

23624. Love alone could waken love. – Pearl S. Buck

23625. Love dies only when growth stops. – Pearl S. Buck

23626. Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession. – Pearl S. Buck

23627. Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds. – Pearl S. Buck

23628. None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free. – Pearl S. Buck

23629. I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels. – Pearl S. Buck

23630. I’ve been to nudist beaches, like twice. But honestly, I just don’t want to see these people naked. Most people look better with their clothes on, and the few that don’t, look better than you, so why bother? – Peter Buck

23631. We’re the acceptable edge of the unacceptable stuff. – Peter Buck

23632. Almost all the fans I meet are pretty cool people. They’re intelligent and tend to think about things a bit more than your average rock’n’roll fans: sensible people I wouldn’t mind having a drink with. – Peter Buck

23633. There’s really no age limit when you out there in those streets. – Young Buck

23634. Around the age of 14, 15, I was in the studio, serious about it. – Young Buck

23635. With me being form the South, I wanted to make this album like a G Unit. – Young Buck

23636. The people I used to have around me from Nashville was showing love to the Cash Money clique on the strength of Buck trying to make it; making sure Buck gets to where he gots to go. – Young Buck

23637. It was like an honor thing for me to meet 50 cause I respected his whole story. – Young Buck

23638. I was young and so eager to make some money as well as get exposed and show my talent. – Young Buck

23639. I was young and felt like it was opportunity ’cause they were moving units back then on the underground scene. – Young Buck

23640. I started rapping when I was about 12 or 13, just playing around with it. – Young Buck

23641. I felt like if I wasn’t around, maybe my shot would be gone. – Young Buck

23642. I came back to the hood and got in those streets and started doing whatever it took for me to provide. – Young Buck

23643. I been doing music my whole life. – Young Buck

23644. Everybody was in struggle, in the grind trying to make it. – Young Buck

23645. I want the world to get a feel of me, showing them the way I am and the way I get down. – Young Buck

23646. You won’t really get a lot of the mainstream, lovey-dovey side because that wasn’t a part of my life in the beginning. – Young Buck

23647. When Stevie and I joined the band, we were in the midst of breaking up, as were John and Christine. By the time Rumours was being recorded, things got worse in terms of psychology and drug use. It was a large exercise in denial – in order for me to get work done. – Lindsey Buckingham

23648. That’s basically what’s going on now: Everything is propaganda. – Lindsey Buckingham

23649. That’s one strength that Stevie has. She’s really not a strong instrumentalist in any way. Her instrument is her voice and her words. And it keeps her focused on the very center of that. – Lindsey Buckingham

23650. That’s the only way to do it. Just like an actor. You can get a great performance if you do a bunch of takes and edit it. You find the moments and string them together. – Lindsey Buckingham

23651. The 12 years I was in Fleetwood Mac before were not particularly happy years. I was not in a very good place, psychologically, when I left. I didn’t have a lot of confidence in what I was doing. – Lindsey Buckingham

23652. The writing is all done, so it’s all about verbalizing everything from point A to point B, and certainly there’s a bit of politics involved, so it’s a different thing. – Lindsey Buckingham

23653. They tried to get me to use a pick when I first joined the band. They had certain things they thought were appropriate. I tried to adapt as much as I could. – Lindsey Buckingham

23654. This time, there were no drugs involved. The hours were completely normal daytime hours. I think we were able to appreciate the interplay, where before we had taken it for granted. – Lindsey Buckingham

23655. Those 12 years, they were ambiguous at best. – Lindsey Buckingham

23656. You know, I was never totally thrilled with being a Fleetwood Mac member, but surprisingly, I was having such a good time reuniting with John, Mick, and Stevie. – Lindsey Buckingham

23657. Years on, Christine and John still have a deep love for each other, as do Stevie and I – we’ve been working together since I was 17. – Lindsey Buckingham

23658. Some days I would be there at ten in the morning and wouldn’t leave till ten at night, and the others would waltz in for a couple of hours and then leave, because I was doing that painting thing. And they were happy to see that being done. – Lindsey Buckingham

23659. When I work alone, my process is like painting. With Fleetwood Mac, it’s more like movie making. – Lindsey Buckingham

23660. When I work alone, it can be like dabbling with a canvas. Maybe you paint over bits, and it starts to form its own life and lead you off in a direction. It becomes an intuitive, subconscious process. – Lindsey Buckingham

23661. All of my style came from listening to records. – Lindsey Buckingham

23662. It’s really touching that we can come back after so long and care about making an album that says as much as this one does. And after all this time, we really do care about each other. – Lindsey Buckingham

23663. After a couple of failed attempts, I came up with a weird tuning where I was dropping the G string down a step so that it became a seventh, and it got me to a place where I could play all these figures fairly easily. It was not an easy thing to work out. – Lindsey Buckingham

23664. Another thing that was unique about working on this stuff was that I was engineering it. I used many of the things I had learned while I was away from the band. It sort of vindicated my decision to leave in ’87. – Lindsey Buckingham

23665. But by taking the time away, getting myself off the treadmill, and just slowing down and learning, I felt I had so much more to give back. And maybe that was something that needed to happen for all of us. – Lindsey Buckingham

23666. Confounding people’s expectations was a way to maintain integrity. – Lindsey Buckingham

23667. Even though I had pushed through the Tango album, it was just not a very good environment to be in on a daily basis. In many ways, this is the best time of my life. – Lindsey Buckingham

23668. Ironically, that was quite a bit of the appeal of Rumours. It’s equally interesting on a musical level and as a soap opera. – Lindsey Buckingham

23669. I didn’t take lessons, and I don’t know my scales. – Lindsey Buckingham

23670. I had to seal off my feelings about Stevie while seeing her every day and having to help her, too. But you get on with it. What was happening to the band was much bigger than any of that. – Lindsey Buckingham

23671. I just find things that work and embellish them. – Lindsey Buckingham

23672. I was playing a Fender Telecaster when I first joined. – Lindsey Buckingham

23673. I’m also married for the first time, and I have two kids. So there’s some kind of good karma right now. – Lindsey Buckingham

23674. I also learned to be more confident, to trust my instincts more. – Lindsey Buckingham

23675. When you become successful on the level that Fleetwood Mac did, it gives you financial freedom, which should allow you to follow your impulses. But oddly enough, they become much harder to follow. – Lindsey Buckingham

23676. Our stories are different; our pain is the same. – Betty Buckley

23677. So, when the discussion about not using the term feminist came up at a conference workshop, I couldn’t believe it. The more I listened, the more I felt the need to express my passion about my identity as a feminist. – Betty Buckley

23678. T Bone and I grew up together in Fort Worth, Texas. He had his own recording studio by the time he was seventeen years old. When we were both nineteen he made the first archival recording of my voice. – Betty Buckley

23679. T Bone is genius. The way they’ve recorded my voice and the instrumentation to these songs is really quite extraordinary. – Betty Buckley

23680. The pure connecting factor is that those of us who describe ourselves as feminists want equal rights for all people. – Betty Buckley

23681. The word, and the concept of feminism, was a gift because it gave me a sense of identity and a way of defining how I wished to live my life. – Betty Buckley

23682. The work that must be done for each woman to reconnect with her psyche and to give herself a chance to live her own life is essentially the same. The realization of the equality of all races, the equality of all beings is essential. – Betty Buckley

23683. We can’t compare stories. We can only know in our hearts that we are the same. That may be the best we can do. – Betty Buckley

23684. When there’s an opportunity to do more, we must. – Betty Buckley

23685. My two great loves are music and horses. – Betty Buckley

23686. Well, the teacher I studied with for nineteen and a half years was a man named Paul Gavert. He was a great lieder singer, so basically I’m a trained lieder singer because of that teacher. The teacher I currently study with – since 1995 – is Joan Lader, who also studied with Gavert. – Betty Buckley

23687. There’s a lot of maintenance that goes into being a professional singer. – Betty Buckley

23688. Everything good that I know was taught to me by great teachers and I feel like giving back and sharing the technique is the thing to do. – Betty Buckley

23689. It’s just a little ranch. Thirty-five acres. In Texas, if it’s not a thousand acres, it’s considered a ranchette. – Betty Buckley

23690. Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60’s to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer. – Betty Buckley

23691. Feminism – the word – can give us a handle, a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge. Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin? – Betty Buckley

23692. For one thing, I teach my students what my teacher for twenty years, Paul Gavert, told me, ‘The voice follows… the voice follows everything about you… who you are.’ – Betty Buckley

23693. Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate. – Betty Buckley

23694. I have never experienced racism in the feminist movement, so it concerned me to think that I was unable to see the subject clearly because I came from white, middle-class privilege. – Betty Buckley

23695. I love Mary Chapin Carpenter songs. I love her songs ‘Come On, Come On’ and ‘I Am A Town’, they’re two of my favorite songs. – Betty Buckley

23696. I was hugely relieved to discover there was a purpose for girls with loud voices. – Betty Buckley

23697. If we’re for one another, we’re feminists. The rest is semantics. – Betty Buckley

23698. It was critical to finding a way out. I had assumed young women knew the history of feminism and must have felt gratitude to the movement for the opportunities that the work we have done has afforded them. – Betty Buckley

23699. I had no words for these feelings. And then people started using the word Ms. Suddenly, there was this handle with which I could identify myself and understand why I felt so out of whack with the culture around me. – Betty Buckley

23700. What distinguishes the campaign finance issue from just about every other one being debated these days is that the two sides do not divide along conventional liberal/ conservative lines. – James L. Buckley

23701. The Court made an exception, however, in the case of candidates contributing to their own campaigns because of the rather reasonable presumption that a candidate is incapable of corrupting himself. – James L. Buckley

23702. They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies. – James L. Buckley

23703. As a consequence, the Court ruled that the limits on campaign spending violated the First Amendment, but it accepted the $1,000 limit on individual contributions on the ground that the need to avoid the appearance of corruption justified this limited constraint on speech. – James L. Buckley

23704. Under the circumstances, may I suggest another means of encouraging probity in elective office. I refer to term limitations, which can serve ends beyond that of saving congressional souls. – James L. Buckley

23705. What people fail to appreciate is that the currency of corruption in elective office is, not money, but votes. – James L. Buckley

23706. Unfortunately, the media, which are not at all reluctant to act in their own self-interest, have succeeded in equating reform in the public mind with further restrictions on just about everyone else’s freedom of political speech. – James L. Buckley

23707. One camp accepts the Court’s limits on contributions but urges the reinstatement of spending caps – even if this requires a constitutional amendment subjecting political speech, if not pornography, to government regulation. – James L. Buckley

23708. The kind of corruption the media talk about, the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about, involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions. – James L. Buckley

23709. Unfortunately, in today’s world we have to be reminded that the power of an oath derives from the fact that in it we ask God to bear witness to the promises we make with the implicit expectation that He will hold us accountable for the manner in which we honor them. – James L. Buckley

23710. Moreover, we are showing a dismaying tendency to recast God in Man’s image. – James L. Buckley

23711. It would seem, therefore, that this constitutional safeguard may no longer serve its original purpose, especially when, as we learned last year, some acts of perjury may now be acceptable – in this world, at least, if not the next. – James L. Buckley

23712. In the last analysis, of course, an oath will encourage fidelity in office only to the degree that officeholders continue to believe that they cannot escape ultimate accountability for a breach of faith. – James L. Buckley

23713. In rendering its decision in our case, the Supreme Court equated money with speech because these days it takes the first to make yourself heard. – James L. Buckley

23714. If enough people openly engage in conduct once considered reprehensible, we rewrite the rule book and assume that God, as a good democrat, will go along. – James L. Buckley

23715. I had hoped that the current presidential campaign debates might educate the public as to what is really involved in the ongoing controversy over campaign financing. – James L. Buckley

23716. I am persuaded that in the case of elected officials, the overwhelming temptation is to conclude that it is more important for your constituents that you be reelected than that you deal honestly with them. – James L. Buckley

23717. Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations. – James L. Buckley

23718. This source of corruption, alas, is inherent in the democratic system itself, and it can only be controlled, if at all, by finding ways to encourage legislators to subordinate ambition to principle. – James L. Buckley

23719. Once it becomes impossible for members of Congress to make a career of legislative service, the temptation to bend a vote for whatever reason may yield to the better angels of their nature. – James L. Buckley

23720. Maybe I’m too young to keep good love from going wrong, but tonight you’re on my mind, so you never know. – Jeff Buckley

23721. Words are beautiful but restricted. They’re very masculine, with a compact frame. But voice is over the dark, the place where there’s nothing to hang on: it comes from a part of yourself that simply knows, expresses itself, and is. – Jeff Buckley

23722. To young to hold on and to old to just break free and run. – Jeff Buckley

23723. She’s a tear that hangs inside my soul forever. – Jeff Buckley

23724. I’m lying in my bed, blanket is warm, this body will never keep me safe from harm. I still feel your hair, black ribbons of coal. Touch my skin to keep me whole. If only you’d come back to me. To feel you at my side, wouldn’t need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied. – Jeff Buckley

23725. All flowers in time bend towards the sun, I know you say there’s no one for you, But here is one. – Jeff Buckley

23726. Kiss me out of desire, but not consolation. – Jeff Buckley

23727. Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it’s over. It’s over. – Jeff Buckley

23728. Religion can be both good and bad – it is spirituality that counts. – Pat Buckley

23729. I believe that life is a journey towards God, and that no one has the right to insist that you go a certain road. – Pat Buckley

23730. I believe that sex is good and so is the body. – Pat Buckley

23731. I believe that the whole human race is the family of God. – Pat Buckley

23732. I believe that there may be intelligent life on other planets. – Pat Buckley

23733. I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment. – Pat Buckley

23734. No man is infallible. – Pat Buckley

23735. The only sexual act that is sinful is the one that uses or abuses. – Pat Buckley

23736. There is no one true church. – Pat Buckley

23737. I believe in people, especially suffering people. – Pat Buckley

23738. I believe that in this world it is impossible to understand God. – Pat Buckley

23739. I hold that religion and faith are two different things. – Pat Buckley

23740. I believe that God made this wonderful universe and all that exists. – Pat Buckley

23741. I believe that God and reality are too big for my poor words. – Pat Buckley

23742. I believe that dogma is often evil. – Pat Buckley

23743. I believe that all men and women will be saved. – Pat Buckley

23744. I believe that I am only at a beginning, only knocking at a door, and I believe that the best is yet to come. – Pat Buckley

23745. I believe in the freedom of God’s sons and daughters. – Pat Buckley

23746. I believe in the power of weakness. – Pat Buckley

23747. I believe in a packed Heaven and an empty Hell. – Pat Buckley

23748. All churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth. – Pat Buckley

23749. A Buddhist or a good atheist is as acceptable to God as a good Catholic. – Pat Buckley

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23750. We try to recruit good players and good people. – Tim Buckley

23751. We’ll probably have to play the perfect game. – Tim Buckley

23752. Obviously you have to have talent in order to play so you can’t overlook that, but we won’t overlook the character issue when it comes to talent because if they have talent and they don’t have character, it’s going to be very difficult to coach that person. – Tim Buckley

23753. Each year is a new year. – Tim Buckley

23754. I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament. When I first got here as an assistant, not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach, you look at it from a job security standpoint, I think that hurt when you didn’t have everybody in the tournament. – Tim Buckley

23755. We’ve got to play better basketball. – Tim Buckley

23756. The more complicated and powerful the job, the more rudimentary the preparation for it. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23757. Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples’ money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people’s freedom and security. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23758. Life can’t be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23759. One can’t doubt that the American objective in Iraq has failed – different plans have to be made. And the kernel here is the acknowledgement of defeat. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23760. One must bear in mind that the expansion of federal activity is a form of eating for politicians. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23761. Scientists are people who build the Brooklyn Bridge and then buy it. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23762. Some of my instincts are reprehensible. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23763. The majority of the senior class of Vassar does not desire my company and I must confess, having read specimens of their thought and sentiments, that I do not desire the company of the majority of the senior class of Vassar. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23764. There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23765. To buy very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23766. Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23767. Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23768. I get satisfaction of three kinds. One is creating something, one is being paid for it and one is the feeling that I haven’t just been sitting on my ass all afternoon. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23769. The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23770. It seems to me that the idea traditionally defended of endeavoring to maintain existing ethnic balances simply doesn’t work any more. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23771. It is not a sign of arrogance for the king to rule. That is what he is there for. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23772. It had all the earmarks of a CIA operation; the bomb killed everybody in the room except the intended target! – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23773. Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23774. I’d rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23775. I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23776. I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word “fair” in connection with income tax policies. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23777. I profoundly believe it takes a lot of practice to become a moral slob. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23778. We love your adherence to democratic principles. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23779. Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23780. Back in the thirties we were told we must collectivize the nation because the people were so poor. Now we are told we must collectivize the nation because the people are so rich. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23781. All adventure is now reactionary. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23782. A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling ‘Stop!’ – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23783. I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

23784. I feel like I’m walking on eggs and can’t take another step. – Bill Buckner

23785. I’d rather not, but if it will help the club, I’ll do it. My ankle injury still bothers me sometimes. – Bill Buckner

23786. But that’s fine, because I like to have control of the ambience. – Harold Budd

23787. I felt Brighton was a perfect ending to a really interesting career. – Harold Budd

23788. I had to get out of America to get a professional life going where I could actually make a living. – Harold Budd

23789. I’m not really a pianist. – Harold Budd

23790. I’m somebody who plays the piano… sometimes. – Harold Budd

23791. Sometimes I write them down in musical notation as a trigger to remind me about certain directions to go. Or I can be specific about a sound I’m looking for. – Harold Budd

23792. When a piece is done, I mix it before going on to any other piece. – Harold Budd

23793. I will never regret not denouncing apartheid. – Zola Budd

23794. Looking back… it’s hard to understand what all the fuss was about as things changed in just a few years. When you look at all the things that have happened in the world, it seems very small. – Zola Budd

23795. I no longer run barefoot. – Zola Budd

23796. I have strong views about South African politics and I still don’t feel I need to make public statements. – Zola Budd

23797. I can drink tea until the cows come home and I love the atmosphere in tea-shops. – Zola Budd

23798. Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town. – Zola Budd

23799. I found them uncomfortable and after that I decided to continue running barefoot because I found it more comfortable. I felt more in touch with what was happening – I could actually feel the track. – Zola Budd

23800. Tea-shops were to become my favourite haunts in England. – Zola Budd

23801. There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. – Buddha

23802. To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. – Buddha

23803. To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. – Buddha

23804. To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. – Buddha

23805. Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. – Buddha

23806. Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. – Buddha

23807. The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast. – Buddha

23808. There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it. – Buddha

23809. The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve. – Buddha

23810. The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed. – Buddha

23811. The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. – Buddha

23812. To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance. – Buddha

23813. Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death. – Buddha

23814. There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills. – Buddha

23815. Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two. – Buddha

23816. Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good. – Buddha

23817. We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them. – Buddha

23818. We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. – Buddha

23819. We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. – Buddha

23820. What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood? – Buddha

23821. What we think, we become. – Buddha

23822. When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear. – Buddha

23823. All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. – Buddha

23824. Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. – Buddha

23825. You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. – Buddha

23826. You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. – Buddha

23827. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Buddha

23828. The tongue like a sharp knife… Kills without drawing blood. – Buddha

23829. Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill. – Buddha

23830. Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. – Buddha

23831. A jug fills drop by drop. – Buddha

23832. All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain? – Buddha

23833. Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. – Buddha

23834. Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. – Buddha

23835. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – Buddha

23836. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. – Buddha

23837. Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. – Buddha

23838. The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. – Buddha

23839. He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes. – Buddha

23840. Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. – Buddha

23841. Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. – Buddha

23842. However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? – Buddha

23843. The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground. – Buddha

23844. Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. – Buddha

23845. The mind is everything. What you think you become. – Buddha

23846. I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act. – Buddha

23847. Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. – Buddha

23848. No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. – Buddha

23849. Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. – Buddha

23850. It is better to travel well than to arrive. – Buddha

23851. It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. – Buddha

23852. It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. – Buddha

23853. In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true. – Buddha

23854. In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. – Buddha

23855. I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done. – Buddha

23856. Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. – Buddha

23857. When I am starting a new game, I have to program it for the Apple, because I want to get all of the markets. – Bill Budge

23858. I’m a great coder. But I am not pushing that so much anymore because there are thousands of great coders. – Bill Budge

23859. It always helps to be a good programmer. It is important to like computers and to be able to think of things people would want to do with their computers. – Bill Budge

23860. On the robot kit, I can choose very boring parts or I can choose exciting and interesting parts. That is a reflection of my personality and the kinds of things I am interested in. – Bill Budge

23861. Robots… I think that is a hot topic. – Bill Budge

23862. You will be able to program a robot to follow a track on the ground and manipulate a hand. You can also write little programs that will give the robots goals. – Bill Budge

23863. The power of the computer is starting to spread. – Bill Budge

23864. You must know in your heart before anyone else does what is going to be good and then follow through. – Bill Budge

23865. The Apple has the fewest bells and whistles. It has simple sound and few graphics special effects. In a way, that is a weakness because markets for the other machines are getting bigger. – Bill Budge

23866. Video games are engineered now, but the step I am trying to take, no one can engineer. – Bill Budge

23867. I write my programs primarily for myself. – Bill Budge

23868. To be honest, I look at my Pinball program and feel that it is old stuff. I could do much better. – Bill Budge

23869. Any artist always has misgivings about calling himself an artist. – Bill Budge

23870. I think a craft becomes an art form when the space of possible solutions becomes so huge that engineering can’t carry you through. – Bill Budge

23871. The program should know if someone is at the keyboard or joystick or if it is just sitting there idle. It should know if someone is proficient in its use or a novice. – Bill Budge

23872. A quiet personality sure isn’t what you need to attract attention. – Bill Budge

23873. All of the good stuff is going to be done in the future. The stuff we are doing now is crummy compared with what will finally mature. – Bill Budge

23874. Even though Raster Blaster was only a video game, I was learning about designing stuff. I got good at drawing. – Bill Budge

23875. Everything is getting bigger. The way to go now is to program in a little more sophistication. – Bill Budge

23876. I can do whatever I want. They will tell me if what I am doing is stupid or a total waste of time. I may tell them that they are wrong, and we will come to an agreement. – Bill Budge

23877. I have a really powerful urge to see things work. – Bill Budge

23878. I know when something is kind of half-baked. – Bill Budge

23879. I really think it is amazing that people actually buy software. – Bill Budge

23880. I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the very end of 1978 for half of my annual income. I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer. – Bill Budge

23881. After two weeks of working on a project, you know whether it will work or not. – Bill Budge

23882. Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another. – Eustace Budgell

23883. Love and esteem are the first principles of friendship; it is always imperfect if either of these two are wanting. – Eustace Budgell

23884. Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death. – Frederick Buechner

23885. It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle. – Frederick Buechner

23886. You can’t be too careful what you tell a child because you never know what he’ll take hold of and spend the rest of his life remembering you by. – Frederick Buechner

23887. Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage. – Frederick Buechner

23888. If it seems a childish thing to do, do it in remembrance that you are a child. – Frederick Buechner

23889. Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else’s skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too. – Frederick Buechner

23890. In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints. – Frederick Buechner

23891. The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn’t have been complete without you. – Frederick Buechner

23892. I think she will have to improve her volleys. – Maria Bueno

23893. To describe my scarce leisure time in today’s terms, I always default to reading. – Jimmy Buffett

23894. Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don’t know and I don’t care. – Jimmy Buffett

23895. Moderation is the key so I work certain amount of time and then I take a certain amount of time off. – Jimmy Buffett

23896. Older and wiser voices can help you find the right path, if you are only willing to listen. – Jimmy Buffett

23897. People who think too much before they act don’t act too much. – Jimmy Buffett

23898. Phish and Dave Matthews really know their audiences and really treat them well. – Jimmy Buffett

23899. Places I’ve lived since then had to have some kind of uniqueness and character about them. And logically Key West, and then Down Island. So, all of that stuff sort of had it’s roots in New Orleans and went crazy. – Jimmy Buffett

23900. Quitting doesn’t enter my mind. – Jimmy Buffett

23901. Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party. – Jimmy Buffett

23902. The stores and the things like that, the business side of things came out at the point when, I’d say probably in the early ’70s, it looked like the year of the singer-songwriter was over, ’cause music changed in our time and the spotlight was out. – Jimmy Buffett

23903. These old ballparks are like cathedrals in America. We don’t have big old Gothic cathedrals like they do in Europe. But we got baseball parks. – Jimmy Buffett

23904. We are the people our parents warned us about. – Jimmy Buffett

23905. Well, I’m still here. Didn’t have to go to rehab, and I’m not broke. – Jimmy Buffett

23906. Why dont we get drunk and screw? – Jimmy Buffett

23907. Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have been. – Jimmy Buffett

23908. You know, as a writer, I’m more of a listener than a writer, cuz if I hear something I will write it down. – Jimmy Buffett

23909. Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience. – Jimmy Buffett

23910. It’s been wonderful for me, and I feel so privileged to have fans that are that loyal. – Jimmy Buffett

23911. There’s something missing in the music industry today… and it’s music. Songs you hear don’t last, it’s just product fed to you by the industry. – Jimmy Buffett

23912. At 57, to have a No. 1 album, I wasn’t expecting it. – Jimmy Buffett

23913. My mother insisted that her children read. – Jimmy Buffett

23914. Indecision may or may not be my problem. – Jimmy Buffett

23915. And I try to give the best bang for the buck. I love performing more than anything else. – Jimmy Buffett

23916. And you find as a writer there are certain spots on the planet where you write better than others, and I believe in that. And New Orleans is one of them. – Jimmy Buffett

23917. Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies. – Jimmy Buffett

23918. Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too. – Jimmy Buffett

23919. I always said that I wouldn’t use a teleprompter, and if I start to sing real flat, I’ll hang it up. – Jimmy Buffett

23920. I can only say the first thing that pops into my mind is I remember, years ago, seeing kind of a has-been country singer working – when I first moved to Nashville – in a bar in a Holiday Inn. – Jimmy Buffett

23921. I hate to mention age, but I come from an era when we weren’t consumed by technology and television. – Jimmy Buffett

23922. I just want to live happily ever after, every now and then. – Jimmy Buffett

23923. If it doesn’t work out there will never be any doubt that the pleasure was worth all the pain. – Jimmy Buffett

23924. I still consider it a summer job, though. So, I try to maintain that summer job as long as I can. But it’s exciting to be able to have the opportunity to do things I always dreamed of as a kid. – Jimmy Buffett

23925. I’m a big follower and reactor to weather. – Jimmy Buffett

23926. I’m inspired by people who keep on rolling, no matter their age. – Jimmy Buffett

23927. If I couldn’t laugh I just would go insane, If we couldn’t laugh we just would go insane, If we weren’t all crazy we would go insane. – Jimmy Buffett

23928. If life gives you limes, make margaritas. – Jimmy Buffett

23929. And I wound up in New Orleans for all those years and it was a great place, really a catalyst creatively. – Jimmy Buffett

23930. If we weren’t all crazy, we’d just go insane. – Jimmy Buffett

23931. I sell escapism. – Jimmy Buffett

23932. The world over, give a guy money and it goes to drinking, gambling, and women. When you give a woman money, it goes to feeding, clothing, helping people. – Peter Buffett

23933. The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we’ll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on. – Warren Buffett

23934. The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body. – Warren Buffett

23935. There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult. – Warren Buffett

23936. Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. – Warren Buffett

23937. Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. – Warren Buffett

23938. Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn’t. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value. – Warren Buffett

23939. There are 309 million people out there that are trying to improve their lot in life. And we’ve got a system that allows them to do it. – Warren Buffett

23940. The only time to buy these is on a day with no “y” in it. – Warren Buffett

23941. The investor of today does not profit from yesterday’s growth. – Warren Buffett

23942. The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective. – Warren Buffett

23943. Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1. – Warren Buffett

23944. Value is what you get. – Warren Buffett

23945. Why not invest your assets in the companies you really like? As Mae West said, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful”. – Warren Buffett

23946. Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks. – Warren Buffett

23947. The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule. – Warren Buffett

23948. We’ve used up a lot of bullets. And we talk about stimulus. But the truth is, we’re running a federal deficit that’s 9 percent of GDP. That is stimulative as all get out. It’s more stimulative than any policy we’ve followed since World War II. – Warren Buffett

23949. I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute. – Warren Buffett

23950. Risk is a part of God’s game, alike for men and nations. – Warren Buffett

23951. You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time. You know, all time is uncertain. I mean, it was uncertain back in – in 2007, we just didn’t know it was uncertain. It was – uncertain on September 10th, 2001. It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987, you just didn’t know it. – Warren Buffett

23952. You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If not, I won’t do a damn thing. – Warren Buffett

23953. Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing. – Warren Buffett

23954. When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact. – Warren Buffett

23955. You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong. – Warren Buffett

23956. Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway. – Warren Buffett

23957. Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it’s not going to get the business. – Warren Buffett

23958. We’re still in a recession. We’re not gonna be out of it for a while, but we will get out. – Warren Buffett

23959. We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful. – Warren Buffett

23960. We enjoy the process far more than the proceeds. – Warren Buffett

23961. We believe that according the name ‘investors’ to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a ‘romantic.’ – Warren Buffett

23962. We always live in an uncertain world. What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time. – Warren Buffett

23963. When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results. – Warren Buffett

23964. Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed by the barrel. These once unthinkable dosages will almost certainly bring on unwelcome after-effects. Their precise nature is anyone’s guess, though one likely consequence is an onslaught of inflation. – Warren Buffett

23965. A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought. – Warren Buffett

23966. Americans are in a cycle of fear which leads to people not wanting to spend and not wanting to make investments, and that leads to more fear. We’ll break out of it. It takes time. – Warren Buffett

23967. Beware of geeks bearing formulas. – Warren Buffett

23968. I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here. – Warren Buffett

23969. Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction. – Warren Buffett

23970. Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing. – Warren Buffett

23971. I am a huge bull on this country. We will not have a double-dip recession at all. I see our businesses coming back almost across the board. – Warren Buffett

23972. I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me. – Warren Buffett

23973. I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over. – Warren Buffett

23974. I just think that – when a country needs more income and we do, we’re only taking in 15 percent of GDP, I mean, that – that – when a country needs more income, they should get it from the people that have it. – Warren Buffett

23975. I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years. – Warren Buffett

23976. I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of – of American capitalism. – Warren Buffett

23977. If a business does well, the stock eventually follows. – Warren Buffett

23978. If anything, taxes for the lower and middle class and maybe even the upper middle class should even probably be cut further. But I think that people at the high end – people like myself – should be paying a lot more in taxes. We have it better than we’ve ever had it. – Warren Buffett

23979. Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years. – Warren Buffett

23980. Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken. – Warren Buffett

23981. If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians. – Warren Buffett

23982. Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. – Warren Buffett

23983. Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked. – Warren Buffett

23984. Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars. – Warren Buffett

23985. Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it. – Warren Buffett

23986. In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. – Warren Buffett

23987. It’s never paid to bet against America. We come through things, but its not always a smooth ride. – Warren Buffett

23988. It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. – Warren Buffett

23989. It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction. – Warren Buffett

23990. It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. – Warren Buffett

23991. Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote. – Warren Buffett

23992. Our favorite holding period is forever. – Warren Buffett

23993. In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497. – Warren Buffett

23994. If the regulars are to be put together, I believe they would prefer me to the other Cavalry Commanders. – John Buford

23995. It is too late; now I wish I could live. – John Buford

23996. Shortly after this, I placed my command on our extreme left, to watch and fight the enemy should he make another attack, and went to Cemetary Hill for observation. – John Buford

23997. The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme. – John Buford

23998. We entered Gettysburg in the afternoon, just in time to meet the enemy entering the town, and in good season to drive him back before his getting a foothold. – John Buford

23999. If I have any choice I would prefer Western Troops. – John Buford

24000. During the whole campaign, from June 27 to July 31, there has been no shirking or hesitation, to tiring on the part of a single man so far as I have seen; the brigade commanders reported none. – John Buford

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