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180000 famous quotes part 32 – 31001 to 32000

31001. The international community should treat this as a window of opportunity to ramp up preparedness and response. – Margaret Chan

31002. This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace. – Margaret Chan

31003. Influenza pandemics must be taken seriously, precisely because of their capacity to spread rapidly to every country in the world. – Margaret Chan

31004. Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends. – Chanakya

31005. The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there. – Chanakya

31006. Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform. – Chanakya

31007. Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune. – Chanakya

31008. The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you. – Chanakya

31009. Once you start a working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest. – Chanakya

31010. The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth. – Chanakya

31011. The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction. – Chanakya

31012. One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises. – Chanakya

31013. The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort. – Chanakya

31014. The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability. – Chanakya

31015. The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman. – Chanakya

31016. There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy. – Chanakya

31017. There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth. – Chanakya

31018. A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night. – Chanakya

31019. We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment. – Chanakya

31020. Whores don’t live in company of poor men, citizens never support a weak company and birds don’t build nests on a tree that doesn’t bear fruits. – Chanakya

31021. O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet. – Chanakya

31022. There is poison in the fang of the serpent, in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion; but the wicked man is saturated with it. – Chanakya

31023. Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution. – Chanakya

31024. The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the tail of a dog which neither covers its rear end, nor protects it from the bites of insects. – Chanakya

31025. A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode. – Chanakya

31026. A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first. – Chanakya

31027. As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family. – Chanakya

31028. As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do? – Chanakya

31029. As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it. – Chanakya

31030. Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions – Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead. – Chanakya

31031. A man is great by deeds, not by birth. – Chanakya

31032. Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would see by going to the forest that straight trees are cut down while crooked ones are left standing. – Chanakya

31033. Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness. – Chanakya

31034. Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth. – Chanakya

31035. Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous. – Chanakya

31036. God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple. – Chanakya

31037. He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy. – Chanakya

31038. He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away; but he who is not in our heart is far though he may really be nearby. – Chanakya

31039. If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation? – Chanakya

31040. It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment’s grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one’s life. – Chanakya

31041. Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person. – Chanakya

31042. The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep. – Chanakya

31043. Action based only on principles isn’t always good even if it feels good. – John Chancellor

31044. As attorney general, I can either look into it or I can ignore it because they’re a bunch of powerful legislators… and I’m afraid they’re going to cut my budget. – Ben Chandler

31045. As attorney general, I’ve had some connection with just about every important public issue in the last eight years in Kentucky. All of the important public issues of the day have, at some point. – Ben Chandler

31046. I have the happy circumstance of either being accused of political grandstanding on the one hand or cover-ups on the other. – Ben Chandler

31047. I was planning to be a baseball player until I ran into something called a curveball. And that set me back. – Ben Chandler

31048. When I finished my term, I thought about running for governor then but decided not to because, frankly, I didn’t think I was ready. I wasn’t comfortable that I was prepared to do the job. – Ben Chandler

31049. We Americans are a peculiar people. We are for the underdog, no matter how much of a dog he is. – Happy Chandler

31050. Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. – Kyle Chandler

31051. The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here. – Kyle Chandler

31052. What, am I supposed to run around in a little red cape and save the world? – Kyle Chandler

31053. Look, isn’t there any way you can just stamp me as not crazy and let me get outta here. – Kyle Chandler

31054. He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food. – Raymond Chandler

31055. Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say. – Raymond Chandler

31056. I certainly admire people who do things. – Raymond Chandler

31057. Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic. – Raymond Chandler

31058. From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away. – Raymond Chandler

31059. Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency. – Raymond Chandler

31060. Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency. – Raymond Chandler

31061. At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable. – Raymond Chandler

31062. An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence. – Raymond Chandler

31063. A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled. – Raymond Chandler

31064. Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Raymond Chandler

31065. The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring. – Raymond Chandler

31066. A really good detective never gets married. – Raymond Chandler

31067. Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations. – Raymond Chandler

31068. The law isn’t justice. It’s a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be. – Raymond Chandler

31069. The English may not always be the best writers in the world, but they are incomparably the best dull writers. – Raymond Chandler

31070. Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl’s clothes off. – Raymond Chandler

31071. The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement. – Raymond Chandler

31072. Television is just one more facet of that considerable segment of our society that never had any standard but the soft buck. – Raymond Chandler

31073. She jerked away from me like a startled fawn might, if I had a startled fawn and it jerked away from me. – Raymond Chandler

31074. The creative artist seems to be almost the only kind of man that you could never meet on neutral ground. You can only meet him as an artist. He sees nothing objectively because his own ego is always in the foreground of every picture. – Raymond Chandler

31075. She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket. – Raymond Chandler

31076. I do a great deal of research – particularly in the apartments of tall blondes. – Raymond Chandler

31077. It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country. – Raymond Chandler

31078. It is not a fragrant world. – Raymond Chandler

31079. If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come. – Raymond Chandler

31080. I think a man ought to get drunk at least twice a year just on principle, so he won’t let himself get snotty about it. – Raymond Chandler

31081. I knew one thing: as soon as anyone said you didn’t need a gun, you’d better take one along that worked. – Raymond Chandler

31082. I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday. – Raymond Chandler

31083. The moment a man begins to talk about technique that’s proof that he is fresh out of ideas. – Raymond Chandler

31084. Woe, woe, woe… in a little while we shall all be dead. Therefore let us behave as though we were dead already. – Raymond Chandler

31085. When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand. – Raymond Chandler

31086. When I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split. – Raymond Chandler

31087. The streets were dark with something more than night. – Raymond Chandler

31088. The moment a man sets his thoughts down on paper, however secretly, he is in a sense writing for publication. – Raymond Chandler

31089. The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business. – Raymond Chandler

31090. The more you reason the less you create. – Raymond Chandler

31091. Flattery is the infantry of negotiation. – Lord Chandos

31092. In business a reputation for keeping absolutely to the letter and spirit of an agreement, even when it is unfavorable, is the most precious of assets, although it is not entered in the balance sheet. – Lord Chandos

31093. The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe: the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time. – Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

31094. Science is a perception of the world around us. Science is a place where what you find in nature pleases you. – Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

31095. I am aware of the usefulness of science to society and of the benefits society derives from it. – Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

31096. Indeed, I would feel that an appreciation of the arts in a conscious, disciplined way might help one to do science better. – Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

31097. Fashion is made to become unfashionable. – Coco Chanel

31098. I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird. – Coco Chanel

31099. I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like. – Coco Chanel

31100. I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men. – Coco Chanel

31101. I am not young but I feel young. The day I feel old, I will go to bed and stay there. J’aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing. – Coco Chanel

31102. A woman has the age she deserves. – Coco Chanel

31103. How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. – Coco Chanel

31104. Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity. – Coco Chanel

31105. Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death. – Coco Chanel

31106. Great loves too must be endured. – Coco Chanel

31107. Gentleness doesn’t get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs. – Coco Chanel

31108. Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. – Coco Chanel

31109. Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions. – Coco Chanel

31110. Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous. – Coco Chanel

31111. Fashion fades, only style remains the same. – Coco Chanel

31112. Elegance is refusal. – Coco Chanel

31113. Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future. – Coco Chanel

31114. Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress. – Coco Chanel

31115. Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. – Coco Chanel

31116. As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man, not to yourself, and you die of boredom. – Coco Chanel

31117. A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future. – Coco Chanel

31118. Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains. – Coco Chanel

31119. A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. – Coco Chanel

31120. As long as you know men are like children, you know everything! – Coco Chanel

31121. Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants. – Coco Chanel

31122. In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. – Coco Chanel

31123. It is always better to be slightly underdressed. – Coco Chanel

31124. Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor. – Coco Chanel

31125. Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger. – Coco Chanel

31126. There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time! – Coco Chanel

31127. There have been several Duchesses of Westminster but there is only one Chanel! – Coco Chanel

31128. There are people who have money and people who are rich. – Coco Chanel

31129. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. – Coco Chanel

31130. Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity. – Coco Chanel

31131. Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them. – Coco Chanel

31132. Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. – Coco Chanel

31133. My friends, there are no friends. – Coco Chanel

31134. Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury. – Coco Chanel

31135. Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel

31136. Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress. – Coco Chanel

31137. Whatever is not commonly seen is condemned as alien. – Iris Chang

31138. The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out. – Iris Chang

31139. The worst… was what the Pakistani soldiers did to the Bengali women after their failed rebellion. – Iris Chang

31140. There are now hundreds of thousands of new engineers that are being trained in China. If people start finding themselves losing their jobs, not to the Chinese here but because China has become such a dominant force – then there could very well be a backlash. – Iris Chang

31141. There is also an epidemic of infertility in this country. There are more women who have put off child-bearing in favor of their professional lives. For them, the only way they are going to have a family is to adopt from China. – Iris Chang

31142. There isn’t much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston, probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country? – Iris Chang

31143. Your first duty as a writer is to write to please yourself. And you have no duty towards anyone else. – Iris Chang

31144. There isn’t much in the way of pure communist spirit, because the whole nation seems to be engaged in capitalistic enterprises. Much of the country still operates under government control. – Iris Chang

31145. When you take something extremely broad, then it is not a work of expansion or work of compression. It’s hard because you have to decide what to throw out. – Iris Chang

31146. We have to keep in mind that it’s not just about the numbers of people who died; it’s also the manner which many of these victims met their deaths. – Iris Chang

31147. When the Chinese first came to San Francisco, they were actually welcomed by the mayor and they had special ceremonies for them-again this is when their colony was very small, only a few Chinese. – Iris Chang

31148. Somebody who was born in this country who visited China would later face difficulty getting back in to the USA. We have to keep in mind that the struggles of the Chinese against these exclusion laws really laid down the foundations of civil rights law. – Iris Chang

31149. I received an honorary doctorate for my work. Maybe one of these works is considered the equivalent of a Ph.D. – Iris Chang

31150. They probably do have an Asian Barbie. – Iris Chang

31151. Racism is always there underneath, but usually it is exploited in these times of economic crisis, and it’s hard to find out when one slides into another. – Iris Chang

31152. Often, what you see in the media is driven by economic forces. – Iris Chang

31153. Of course, in the United States, which at the time was a very young country, there were also class distinctions. They weren’t as pronounced, but they quickly evolved as well. – Iris Chang

31154. Now, most of the new immigrants coming to this country are from Asia as opposed to Europe. – Iris Chang

31155. It’s much more difficult to work on a broad subject than on a specific one, because even if it’s hard to find the information, if you look hard enough for something specific you will find it, and you will discover things that you wouldn’t have thought of before. – Iris Chang

31156. It’s a wonderful thing to see a segment of our population that is open and eager to learn more about Chinese culture. It has filtered into the mainstream. You see credit-card ads on TV with white couples and Chinese babies. – Iris Chang

31157. It was clear that the special interest groups in California really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country, because that was where the racial tension was the greatest. – Iris Chang

31158. If the conditions were right there could be great acceptance. Often it is only when they pose an economic or political threat that it turns really ugly. – Iris Chang

31159. I may attempt a novel. I think that no matter what you write, it requires being honest with oneself, and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life. – Iris Chang

31160. I have to finish this book tour of almost 30 cities. – Iris Chang

31161. I don’t mind solitude. I love talking to other people, but I do need my space. – Iris Chang

31162. Almost all people have this potential for evil, which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances. – Iris Chang

31163. After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins. It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical, but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was asked to write my first book. – Iris Chang

31164. For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see acts of injustice and assaults on people’s civil liberties. I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein. Whether it’s fiction or non-fiction. – Iris Chang

31165. It is very difficult to hang onto the relics of history. – Iris Chang

31166. I have certainly amassed many historical research gathering skills. – Iris Chang

31167. I was not allowed to take notes but my friend and I memorised those two and a half pages. Most people talked to me because of the warning. They knew this book was not going to be the official line. – Jung Chang

31168. At the age of fifteen my grandmother became the concubine of a warlord general. – Jung Chang

31169. China is more prosperous than before. The people have better lives but they are not happy and confident because the scars are still there. – Jung Chang

31170. For anyone to open their heart, they need the right atmosphere, and something to prompt them. For my mother it was her trip abroad: she was in a very relaxed, understanding environment. I was very sympathetic towards her. – Jung Chang

31171. I always wanted to be a writer. – Jung Chang

31172. I feel perhaps my heart is still in China. – Jung Chang

31173. I like to have Chinese furniture in my home as a constant and painful reminder of how much has been destroyed in China. The contrast between the beauty of the past and the ugliness of the modern is nowhere sharper than in China. – Jung Chang

31174. I no longer have the terrible nightmares that I used to have. Mao had just died in 1976, and China began to open up. For the first time scholarships to go to the West to study were awarded on academic merit. – Jung Chang

31175. Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society. – Jung Chang

31176. I think because of their terrible past, particularly this century, the Chinese have come to accept cruelty more than many other people, which is something I feel very unhappy about. – Jung Chang

31177. What has marked Chinese society is its level of cruelty, not just revolutions and wars. We ought to reject it totally, otherwise in another upheaval there will be further cruelty. – Jung Chang

31178. I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned. – Jung Chang

31179. If children were brought up to become non-conformists it would only ruin their lives. So parents all over China who loved their children told them to do as Chairman Mao said. It was not possible to tell them anything else. – Jung Chang

31180. In certain areas where the media are still controlled, the changes have come to a halt, which is a very frustrating situation. I would like the changes to take place throughout China. – Jung Chang

31181. It’s taken us 10 years, and it was constant excitement. I was constantly shocked by how evil he could be. Mao was very, very shrewd but he didn’t have human feeling. – Jung Chang

31182. The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion. But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine. People had practiced acting to such a degree that they confused it with their true feelings. – Jung Chang

31183. We were not treated by our own government as proper human beings and consequently, some outsiders did not regard us as the same kind of humans as themselves. – Jung Chang

31184. When I was in China, Mao was Chairman, and parents were terrified to tell their children anything that differed from the party line in case the children repeated it and endangered the whole family. – Jung Chang

31185. I remember when my mother pointed to a stone, and she said this was the kind of stone people used to place on the feet of the baby girls to stop them trying to climb away and unbind their feet. – Jung Chang

31186. While I was writing Wild Swans I thought the famine was the result of economic mismanagement but during the research I realised that it was something more sinister. – Jung Chang

31187. Maybe sometimes I’m such a thinker, I reevaluate too much. Sometimes when it comes down to it, I really don’t need to do anything, I don’t really need to change anything. I need to just keep plugging away, working at it. – Michael Chang

31188. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try, try, try again. – Michael Chang

31189. I’m a competitive person and it is in my nature to try hard in every match I play. The only time I’m not competitive is when I’m playing against my mom. – Michael Chang

31190. As long as there’s pasta and Chinese food in the world, I’m okay. – Michael Chang

31191. All of the Spaniards are really talented. I don’t know what they eat. – Michael Chang

31192. There’s nothing like Nashville for making records. – Carol Channing

31193. You know, if you’re lucky enough to have two smash hit shows, the traffic of the world goes through your dressing room. – Carol Channing

31194. Laughter is much more important than applause. Applause is almost a duty. Laughter is a reward. – Carol Channing

31195. If I talk about something I either talk about it or I DO it… the minute I talk about it it’s lost all it’s drive and all it’s fun. – Carol Channing

31196. It would be interesting if this sitcom works, so I could be doing one thing all the time instead of going back and forth between all this different media which I sort of thrive on, I’m a bit of a moving target in that way. – Stockard Channing

31197. You’re talking to someone who has been married to various people for the last 40 years of her life. Dating is not really something familiar. I’ve never really been a dater. – Stockard Channing

31198. Well, I mean she’s of a certain biological age but she didn’t have to go around with fat patches and stuff. – Stockard Channing

31199. I couldn’t do it at all. I was never really good at it, but I can’t imagine what it can be like as a fortunate person not having to deal with it. I mean, people of all ages, not just my age, 25, 35, all the way down the line. – Stockard Channing

31200. It’s funny, I had dinner with my dear friend John Spencer last night and I’m not in the first episode, but he’s at the beginning of it and he was telling me about it and I thought this sounds very hot because I think this is definitely the last year of West Wing. – Stockard Channing

31201. I think the end of last year when we were aware of that transition was for everyone in their own way kind of bittersweet, but it’s also what the show’s about, one administration ends and another begins. – Stockard Channing

31202. I think that’s the phenomenon of our time is that a lot of women keep themselves in good shape but that there’s not a lot of accommodation or people out there to connect with and the technology. – Stockard Channing

31203. These things have a life of there own and never existed when I was growing up certainly worrying when one would get made. It’s kind of amazing how that one movie kept living through all these years. – Stockard Channing

31204. All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene. – William Ellery Channing

31205. Error is discipline through which we advance. – William Ellery Channing

31206. Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what no other can exactly be, and do what no other can exactly do. – William Ellery Channing

31207. Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie. – William Ellery Channing

31208. Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. – William Ellery Channing

31209. Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life. – William Ellery Channing

31210. Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance. – William Ellery Channing

31211. Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach. – William Ellery Channing

31212. Every man is a volume if you know how to read him. – William Ellery Channing

31213. The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought. – William Ellery Channing

31214. Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves. – William Ellery Channing

31215. He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and you will see the effect when the weaving of a life-time is unraveled. – William Ellery Channing

31216. How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success. – William Ellery Channing

31217. Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by its kind. – William Ellery Channing

31218. It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. – William Ellery Channing

31219. It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great. – William Ellery Channing

31220. It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind’s dignity. – William Ellery Channing

31221. Life has a higher end, than to be amused. – William Ellery Channing

31222. No one should part with their individuality and become that of another. – William Ellery Channing

31223. No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent. – William Ellery Channing

31224. Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do. – William Ellery Channing

31225. One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography. – William Ellery Channing

31226. The great hope of society is in individual character. – William Ellery Channing

31227. God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth. – William Ellery Channing

31228. Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. – William Ellery Channing

31229. Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it. – William Ellery Channing

31230. Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost. – William Ellery Channing

31231. God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages. – William Ellery Channing

31232. The home is the chief school of human virtues. – William Ellery Channing

31233. We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure. – William Ellery Channing

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31234. Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself. – William Ellery Channing

31235. The world is governed by opinion. – William Ellery Channing

31236. The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of a Spirit made for what it has not found but must forever seek as an Ideal. – William Ellery Channing

31237. The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves. – William Ellery Channing

31238. The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven. – William Ellery Channing

31239. If you don’t enter the tiger’s den, how can you catch the tiger’s cub? – Ban Chao

31240. No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31241. Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31242. This is the essential evil of vice, that it debases man. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31243. The essence of justice is mercy. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31244. The downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things than the cool and slippery disputant. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31245. The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31246. Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world’s heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31247. Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31248. Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth – the true poet is very near the oracle. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31249. Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31250. Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31251. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31252. Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31253. Neutral men are the devil’s allies. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31254. Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31255. Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31256. Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31257. Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31258. At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31259. An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31260. A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31261. Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31262. Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

31263. When in doubt do something. – Harry Chapin

31264. But you can travel on for ten thousand miles, and still stay where you are. – Harry Chapin

31265. Good dreams don’t come cheap, you’ve got to pay for them and If you just dream when you’re asleep this is no way for them to come alive… to survive. – Harry Chapin

31266. I am a greedy, selfish bastard. I want the fact that I existed to mean something. – Harry Chapin

31267. She knows more of love than the poets can say, and her eyes offer something that won’t go away. – Harry Chapin

31268. When you’re going nowhere, anywhere’s a better place to be. – Harry Chapin

31269. Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people. – Harry Chapin

31270. I was 12 when I started playing guitar with my brothers. – Tom Chapin

31271. It was 1988, I believe, that I met Grit. We were both appearing in a Canadian Folk Festival and as we sat backstage he handed me his guitar. I played it, loved it, and then found out that he’d made it himself. – Tom Chapin

31272. My musical heroes are people like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie who wrote and sang real songs for real people; for everyone, old, young, and in between. – Tom Chapin

31273. Mine is not a traditional music, but it comes from a tradition. – Tom Chapin

31274. Then on to all the terrific american songwriters, from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles, from Bob Dylan to Paul Simon. Whoever wrote and sang in the song form I have appreciated. – Tom Chapin

31275. The sound has grown and sweetened over the years as well, and you can hear it on many of my recordings and, most likely, will see and hear me playing it if you come to a live show. – Tom Chapin

31276. I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician. – Charlie Chaplin

31277. In the end, everything is a gag. – Charlie Chaplin

31278. I’d sooner be called a successful crook than a destitute monarch. – Charlie Chaplin

31279. I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can’t help it. It’s the truth. – Charlie Chaplin

31280. Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. – Charlie Chaplin

31281. A day without laughter is a day wasted. – Charlie Chaplin

31282. A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk. – Charlie Chaplin

31283. A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure. – Charlie Chaplin

31284. Actors search for rejection. If they don’t get it they reject themselves. – Charlie Chaplin

31285. All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman. – Charlie Chaplin

31286. Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain. – Charlie Chaplin

31287. I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large. – Charlie Chaplin

31288. Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people. – Charlie Chaplin

31289. I suppose that’s one of the ironies of life doing the wrong thing at the right moment. – Charlie Chaplin

31290. I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man. – Charlie Chaplin

31291. I am for people. I can’t help it. – Charlie Chaplin

31292. I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose. – Charlie Chaplin

31293. I don’t believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career. – Charlie Chaplin

31294. I had no idea of the character. But the moment I was dressed, the clothes and the make-up made me feel the person he was. I began to know him, and by the time I walked onto the stage he was fully born. – Charlie Chaplin

31295. I have no further use for America. I wouldn’t go back there if Jesus Christ was President. – Charlie Chaplin

31296. Brunettes are troublemakers. They’re worse than the Jews. – Charlie Chaplin

31297. Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference. – Charlie Chaplin

31298. That is why, no matter how desperate the predicament is, I am always very much in earnest about clutching my cane, straightening my derby hat and fixing my tie, even though I have just landed on my head. – Charlie Chaplin

31299. We think too much and feel too little. – Charlie Chaplin

31300. We might as well die as to go on living like this. – Charlie Chaplin

31301. To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it! – Charlie Chaplin

31302. This is a ruthless world and one must be ruthless to cope with it. – Charlie Chaplin

31303. The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury. – Charlie Chaplin

31304. Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone. – Charlie Chaplin

31305. The glamour of it all! New York! America! – Charlie Chaplin

31306. We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery. – Charlie Chaplin

31307. Remember, you can always stoop and pick up nothing. – Charlie Chaplin

31308. Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles. – Charlie Chaplin

31309. Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage. – Charlie Chaplin

31310. Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded. – Charlie Chaplin

31311. Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. – Charlie Chaplin

31312. All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl. – Charlie Chaplin

31313. The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish. – Charlie Chaplin

31314. Why should poetry have to make sense? – Charlie Chaplin

31315. Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is ‘elephant’. – Charlie Chaplin

31316. To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune. – Charlie Chaplin

31317. What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning. – Charlie Chaplin

31318. Drugs are marvelous if you want to escape, but reality is so rich, why escape? – Geraldine Chaplin

31319. I didn’t fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn’t live without it. – Geraldine Chaplin

31320. It’s the change of rhythm which I think is what keeps me alive. In Spain I hear so much noise from my window that can’t stand it. In Switzerland it’s the lack of noise that drives me crazy. – Geraldine Chaplin

31321. When I’m depressed and I feel low thinking that good movies are not made any more, then I put on his movies and I watch them. I laugh and I cry and I have great pleasure. – Geraldine Chaplin

31322. Charlie Chaplin’s genius was in comedy. He has no sense of humor, particularly about himself. – Lita Grey Chaplin

31323. Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting. – Ralph Chaplin

31324. The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry. – Ralph Chaplin

31325. The minds of men are at last aroused; reason looks out and justifies her own, and malice finds all her work is ruin. – Ralph Chaplin

31326. It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites. – Ralph Chaplin

31327. Big Business can make laws as easily as it can break them – and with as little impunity. – Ralph Chaplin

31328. The facts will speak for themselves. Credit them or not, but read! – Ralph Chaplin

31329. Envy is like a fly that passes all the body’s sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores. – Arthur Chapman

31330. The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much. – Colin Chapman

31331. I would have done higher than that… I would have set it higher. – Duane Chapman

31332. If I was Judge Del Rosario, I would say Ili, of all people, you know better. – Duane Chapman

31333. I am ashamed the law is such an ass. – George Chapman

31334. Let no man under value the price of a virtuous woman’s counsel. – George Chapman

31335. Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools. – George Chapman

31336. Who to himself is law, no law doth need, offends no law, and is a king indeed. – George Chapman

31337. We inherit nothing truly, but what our actions make us worthy of. – George Chapman

31338. They’re only truly great who are truly good. – George Chapman

31339. Promise is most given when the least is said. – George Chapman

31340. Ignorance is the mother of admiration. – George Chapman

31341. For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One passion doth expel another still. – George Chapman

31342. Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. – George Chapman

31343. Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license. – George Chapman

31344. Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height. – George Chapman

31345. And let a scholar all earth’s volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock. – George Chapman

31346. An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion. – George Chapman

31347. Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least. – George Chapman

31348. Pure innovation is more gross than error. – George Chapman

31349. He that shuns trifles must shun the world. – George Chapman

31350. Dressing up as decrepit old ladies, and even decrepit young ladies, was one of our staples. – Graham Chapman

31351. You know, Python should have won a Grammy for our musical work on the show. – Graham Chapman

31352. World War II… did not happen to everyone, but it happened to most. There were people from Germany who were throwing bombs at us. – Graham Chapman

31353. We don’t deliberately set out to offend. Unless we feel it’s justified. – Graham Chapman

31354. There is no cannibalism in the British navy, absolutely none, and when I say none, I mean there is a certain amount. – Graham Chapman

31355. Stormy in love, stormy in interviews, breakfast in bed – that’s me, love. – Graham Chapman

31356. It’s nice to see that look of alarm on the faces of the others. – Graham Chapman

31357. I hope I will have achieved something lasting. – Graham Chapman

31358. Health care does not worry me a great deal. I’ve been impressed by some wonderful old people. – Graham Chapman

31359. Death can really absorb a person. Lik most people, I would find it pleasant not to have to go, but you just accept that it’s more or less inevitable. – Graham Chapman

31360. All ideas come about through some sort of observation. It sparks an attitude; some object or emotion causes a reaction in the other person. – Graham Chapman

31361. I can’t talk to a man who bears an undeserved animosity towards ferrets. – Graham Chapman

31362. Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself. – John Jay Chapman

31363. I want to find someone on the earth so intelligent that he welcomes opinions which he condemns. – John Jay Chapman

31364. It is three and a half hours long, four characters wide and a cesspool deep. – John Jay Chapman

31365. Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same – hardihood. Give them raw truth. – John Jay Chapman

31366. A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair – why, this is the desideratum of mankind. – John Jay Chapman

31367. A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect. – John Jay Chapman

31368. All progress is experimental. – John Jay Chapman

31369. Good government is the outcome of private virtue. – John Jay Chapman

31370. Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation. – John Jay Chapman

31371. The world of politics is always twenty years behind the world of thought. – John Jay Chapman

31372. Too much agreement kills the chat. – John Jay Chapman

31373. Wherever you see a man who gives someone else’s corruption, someone else’s prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us. – John Jay Chapman

31374. Politics is organized hatred, that is unity. – John Jay Chapman

31375. People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold. – John Jay Chapman

31376. People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this; that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it. – John Jay Chapman

31377. The present in New York is so powerful that the past is lost. – John Jay Chapman

31378. The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age. – John Jay Chapman

31379. Tombstones don’t talk back. – Leland Chapman

31380. We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come. – Maria W. Chapman

31381. Grudge no expense – yield to no opposition – forget fatigue – till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome . – Maria W. Chapman

31382. Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom. – Maria W. Chapman

31383. Slavery can only be abolished by raising the character of the people who compose the nation; and that can be done only by showing them a higher one. – Maria W. Chapman

31384. I was a master at keeping my feelings in. – Mark David Chapman

31385. It’s a horrible thing to realize what you’ve done. – Mark David Chapman

31386. I’ve pent up all my aggression, kept swallowing it and swallowing it. – Mark David Chapman

31387. I willingly took John Lennon’s life. What I did was despicable. – Mark David Chapman

31388. I don’t think I’m a celebrity. A chimpanzee could have done what I did. – Mark David Chapman

31389. I wasn’t angry the night I shot him. – Mark David Chapman

31390. I just shot John Lennon. – Mark David Chapman

31391. I wanted to be videotaped. – Mark David Chapman

31392. Mr. Lennon would want me free, and I’d like to clear that up. – Mark David Chapman

31393. I really didn’t mean to hurt anybody. I liked John Lennon. – Mark David Chapman

31394. I feel that I see John Lennon now as not a celebrity. I did then. I saw him as a cardboard cutout on an album cover. – Mark David Chapman

31395. Once you take a life, that’s it. I don’t even deserve to be here. – Mark David Chapman

31396. This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out, so… live out loud. – Steven Curtis Chapman

31397. Success breeds volume, and it’s just amazing how many young writers, artists, and musicians there are in town. – Steven Curtis Chapman

31398. Country music is just country. It’s going to shift around a little bit, doing some different instrumentations, different production styles. But it will always come back to what you heard at the Opry. Nobody wants it to change. – Steven Curtis Chapman

31399. I’ve been here 21 years, and I literally did walk up and down Music Row trying to break into the business. I felt very free to go into any publishing company. – Steven Curtis Chapman

31400. I would hate to be a new artist or writer in town today. But somehow the cream continues to rise. If there’s one who’s great, he just jumps out of the pack like you can’t believe. – Steven Curtis Chapman

31401. That’s one wonderful thing about country music – it shifts, ebbs, and flows stylistically, unlike pop music. – Steven Curtis Chapman

31402. There’s nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife. – Steven Curtis Chapman

31403. I may be revered or defamed and decried; But I tried to live my life right. – Tracy Chapman

31404. With other people, you’re always swapping music. Somebody is always listening to something you’ve never heard. It’s a great way to hear all sorts of new things. – Tracy Chapman

31405. When you feel like you’ve had a good show, you go backstage and you talk to yourself about it, and if you have a bad show you talk to yourself about it. – Tracy Chapman

31406. We all must live our lives always feeling, always thinking the moment has arrived. – Tracy Chapman

31407. We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives. It’s supposed to help us communicate, but it has the opposite effect of isolating us. – Tracy Chapman

31408. Songwriting is a very mysterious process. It feels like creating something from nothing. It’s something I don’t feel like I really control. – Tracy Chapman

31409. Some things remain fragments, just the lyrics and melodies or a line or two or a verse. – Tracy Chapman

31410. People’s real hopes and dreams can be distorted and misdirected and packaged until you’re not sure what you really want or what you even really need. – Tracy Chapman

31411. My older sister encouraged me from early on and bought me one of the first guitars I had. She listened to all of the crappy songs that I wrote when I was 8 years old and encouraged me to keep doing it. – Tracy Chapman

31412. Love’s a recurring theme through my work. – Tracy Chapman

31413. I’m a hopeful cynic. – Tracy Chapman

31414. I often write either really early in the morning, or really late at night. – Tracy Chapman

31415. I learn all these things about the record talking about it after it’s finished. – Tracy Chapman

31416. I end up writing about all kinds of things. I never make an attempt to write about anything in particular. I don’t have a little list of topics to write about. – Tracy Chapman

31417. I dressed up as a veterinarian for a Halloween costume party. I had the lab coat. I got a couple of stuffed animals for patients and put bandages on them. – Tracy Chapman

31418. Everyone is looking for connections between the songs. I don’t usually approach a record as a concept. There’s no overriding theme I’m trying to represent. It’s all about the individual songs. – Tracy Chapman

31419. At this point in my life I’d like to live as if only love mattered. – Tracy Chapman

31420. After it’s finished, sometimes I can trace a path that goes back to the possible source of inspiration. – Tracy Chapman

31421. You have to pay attention to the moment and make it the best it can be for you. I’ve been trying to do that. It’s really made a major difference for me. I’m a happier person. – Tracy Chapman

31422. I see some recurring themes: things that feel threaded together, some symbolic references, and songs about some of the big questions, like death. There are a lot of references to weather, too! – Tracy Chapman

31423. The songs are not necessarily autobiographical. A lot of songs are a combination of influences. It might be some part of my life, or something I’ve felt, or something somebody’s told me. It all comes together. – Tracy Chapman

31424. Danny and I worked really hard in the beginning of the relationship to find different levels of this couple. – Crystal Chappell

31425. Getting buried alive will always be my claim to fame. – Crystal Chappell

31426. I think we’re in good hands. There’s definitely much more momentum in bringing in good things to help support the show. Everyone’s got a good attitude about it and I think that makes all the difference. – Crystal Chappell

31427. I’ve been on the show for six years and I don’t even know what her history is. I sort of make things up in my mind, but I think it’s hard for an audience to follow and invest in a character when they don’t have the details. – Crystal Chappell

31428. My understanding is that Olivia had no idea what was going on. – Crystal Chappell

31429. The thing that I like about the way characters are written on the show these days is that nobody’s perfect. Everyone has made a lot of mistakes and bad choices. – Crystal Chappell

31430. They’ve never written a love story for me since I’ve been on the show and I think there’s just more weight to it when two people love each other. – Crystal Chappell

31431. I think women get a little crazier when they run in packs. They want to outdo each other. – William Chappell

31432. You know you must be doing something right if old people like you. – Dave Chappelle

31433. The language you are about to hear… is disturbing. – Dave Chappelle

31434. I still think people do have racial hang-ups, but I think one of the reasons I can joke about it is people are shedding those racial hatreds. – Dave Chappelle

31435. I think every group of black guys should have at least one white guy in it. – Dave Chappelle

31436. It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state. – Rene Char

31437. A poet must leave traces of his passage, not proof. – Rene Char

31438. Each act is virgin, even the repeated ones. – Rene Char

31439. Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31440. Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven’t committed. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31441. He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31442. In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31443. The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31444. Love alone can unite living beings so as to complete and fulfill them… for it alone joins them by what is deepest in themselves. All we need is to imagine our ability to love developing until it embraces the totality of men and the earth. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31445. Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world… Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31446. Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31447. Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31448. We are one, after all, you and I. Together we suffer, together exist, and forever will recreate each other. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31449. We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31450. The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one’s self to others. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31451. It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

31452. It doesn’t matter if the water is cold or warm if you’re going to have to wade through it anyway. – Teilhard de Chardin

31453. Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being. – Teilhard de Chardin

31454. Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution. – Teilhard de Chardin

31455. Someday, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love. Then for the second time in the history of the world, we will have discovered fire. – Teilhard de Chardin

31456. The universe as we know it is a joint product of the observer and the observed. – Teilhard de Chardin

31457. We are one, after all, you and I, together we suffer, together exist and forever will recreate each other. – Teilhard de Chardin

31458. You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience. – Teilhard de Chardin

31459. Our real interest starts with our neighbors… the future is about regional economies. – Jean Charest

31460. You can’t go east and west at the same time. – Jean Charest

31461. Recognizing Quebec as being different, recognizing our history, recognizing our identity, has never meant a weakening of Quebec and has never been a threat to national unity. – Jean Charest

31462. From that moment on, there will be an irreversible process to separate Quebec from Canada. – Jean Charest

31463. Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question “How?” but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question “Why?” – Erwin Chargaff

31464. To have another language is to possess a second soul. – Charlemagne

31465. It’s not supposed to be easy, if it’s easy, it’s no good, that’s the way I look at it. – Craig Charles

31466. I have a stepladder. It’s a very nice stepladder but it’s sad that I never knew my real ladder. – Craig Charles

31467. It’s evolve or die, really, you have to evolve, you have to move on otherwise it just becomes stagnant. – Craig Charles

31468. I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed… When I was a kid I pitched, played first, outfield and shortstop as well. Now it’s mainly softball with some friends. – Josh Charles

31469. I grew up in Baltimore. And yes, I am a big sports fan, especially when it comes to my local teams. – Josh Charles

31470. I never considered a career in broadcasting, not even as a kid. – Josh Charles

31471. One of the perks of being an actor is to get to meet athletes that you respect. Especially who played before my time. Brooks Robinson is one of those athletes; they just don’t make them any nicer. – Josh Charles

31472. I believe passionately that everyone has a particular God-given ability. – Prince Charles

31473. Your greatest achievement is to love me. – Prince Charles

31474. You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that. – Prince Charles

31475. We would never comment on private correspondence. – Prince Charles

31476. The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa – slightly off balance. – Prince Charles

31477. That’s called a microphone. It’s a big sausage that picks up everything you say – and you’re starting early. – Prince Charles

31478. Something as curious as the monarchy won’t survive unless you take account of people’s attitudes. After all, if people don’t want it, they won’t have it. – Prince Charles

31479. I’d rather go by bus. – Prince Charles

31480. I learned the way a monkey learns – by watching its parents. – Prince Charles

31481. Hong Kong has created one of the most successful societies on Earth. – Prince Charles

31482. Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes. – Prince Charles

31483. Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress? – Prince Charles

31484. All the time I feel I must justify my existence. – Prince Charles

31485. I sometimes wonder if two thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet. – Prince Charles

31486. Love is a special word, and I use it only when I mean it. You say the word too much and it becomes cheap. – Ray Charles

31487. My music had roots which I’d dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil. – Ray Charles

31488. The fact of the matter is, you don’t give up what’s natural. Anything I’ve fantasized about, I’ve done. – Ray Charles

31489. My version of “Georgia” became the state song of Georgia. That was a big thing for me, man. It really touched me. Here is a state that used to lynch people like me suddenly declaring my version of a song as its state song. That is touching. – Ray Charles

31490. Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory. – Ray Charles

31491. Music’s been around a long time, and there’s going to be music long after Ray Charles is dead. I just want to make my mark, leave something musically good behind. If it’s a big record, that’s the frosting on the cake, but music’s the main meal. – Ray Charles

31492. There are many spokes on the wheel of life. First, we’re here to explore new possibilities. – Ray Charles

31493. I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water. – Ray Charles

31494. I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great. – Ray Charles

31495. I don’t know what would have happened to me if I hadn’t been able to hear. – Ray Charles

31496. I did it to myself. It wasn’t society… it wasn’t a pusher, it wasn’t being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing. – Ray Charles

31497. Affluence separates people. Poverty knits ’em together. You got some sugar and I don’t; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I’ll give you some of mine. – Ray Charles

31498. Music is my life, professionally, for nearly 60 years. To be recognized by the academy is still the highest honor. – Ray Charles

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31499. There’s nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, “If you believe in Me, you ain’t going to have no troubles.” – Ray Charles

31500. What is a soul? It’s like electricity – we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room. – Ray Charles

31501. What makes my approach special is that I do different things. I do jazz, blues, country music and so forth. I do them all, like a good utility man. – Ray Charles

31502. I would love to do top of pops as a grandma. – Tina Charles

31503. Rock ‘n’ Roll, no roses or gardening. – Tina Charles

31504. You had better have one King than five hundred. – Charles II

31505. I always admired virtue – but I could never imitate it. – Charles II

31506. Never in the way, and never out of the way. – Charles II

31507. I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse. – King Charles V

31508. It was a fair decision, the penalty, even though it was debatable whether it was inside or outside the box. – Bobby Charlton

31509. Beckham is unusual. He was desperate to be a footballer. His mind was made up when he was nine or ten. Many kids think that it’s beyond them. But you can’t succeed without practising at any sport. – Bobby Charlton

31510. We never had a huge squad and we never had a great deal of choice. But in many ways that helps because you’ve got to make do with what you’ve got. You don’t have too many problems about picking the team you just hope that everyone turns up on the day. – Jack Charlton

31511. The Irish job was something that had to be sorted out. – Jack Charlton

31512. You’re never fully dressed without a smile. – Martin Charnin

31513. The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others. – Pierre Charron

31514. The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. – Pierre Charron

31515. The true science and study of man is man. – Pierre Charron

31516. God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself. – Pierre Charron

31517. Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions. – Pierre Charron

31518. It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as myself should be economical to the point of miserliness with everything he writes. – Leslie Charteris

31519. Everything I write is designed to be milked to the last drop of revenue. – Leslie Charteris

31520. The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country, out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk of unconscious imitation. – Leslie Charteris

31521. The gleam in their eyes telegraphs only too clearly that they are hoping for a headline, which of course means something disparaging, because nothing makes such good copy as a feud. – Leslie Charteris

31522. Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth. – Leslie Charteris

31523. In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see the country was in a trailer, and I built the trailer which I still have and lived in it for eighteen months, and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border, from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between. – Leslie Charteris

31524. If I didn’t see its place in the Saga when I planned it, I probably wouldn’t write it at all. – Leslie Charteris

31525. I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out. – Leslie Charteris

31526. For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life, and adventure follows the rule. It’s distressing, but there you are. – Leslie Charteris

31527. About the Saint’s amorous adventures, by the way, I can’t speak so brazenly. – Leslie Charteris

31528. In 1939 I hadn’t even realized that this was an immigration problem. – Leslie Charteris

31529. He believes in romance. He isn’t merely going through the mechanical movements of a man in an exciting situation. He is, vitally and positively squeezing the last drop of delight from living the best life he knows in the best way he can. – Leslie Charteris

31530. Memory is the thing you forget with. – Alexander Chase

31531. When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it – whether it be a factory or a government. – Alexander Chase

31532. To understand is to forgive, even oneself. – Alexander Chase

31533. To remain young one must change. – Alexander Chase

31534. There are few successful adults who were not first successful children. – Alexander Chase

31535. The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible. – Alexander Chase

31536. The banalities of a great man pass for wit. – Alexander Chase

31537. More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. – Alexander Chase

31538. Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death. – Alexander Chase

31539. All generalizations are false, including this one. – Alexander Chase

31540. A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed. – Alexander Chase

31541. A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily. – Alexander Chase

31542. A man’s home is his wife’s castle. – Alexander Chase

31543. People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader – occasionally in the right direction. – Alexander Chase

31544. I watched every single Charlie Chaplin film. – Chevy Chase

31545. Every Vacation movie didn’t just make the studio money. They each made the studio a lot of money. – Chevy Chase

31546. A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me. – Chevy Chase

31547. All my children inherited perfect pitch. – Chevy Chase

31548. Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart, minus the default. – Chevy Chase

31549. They can’t make any of these talented young actors Fletch. You might as well make a movie called Chevy Chase. – Chevy Chase

31550. You may have read that I went to M.I.T. In 1982 I filled out a Who’s Who survey with joking responses, and they never bothered to check the facts. – Chevy Chase

31551. I think the Clintons are brilliant. I’ve never met a person as intelligent as Bill, and I think Hillary is right up there with him. They’re too smart for Washington. – Chevy Chase

31552. We never could have performed live for an hour and a half every week if we were doing drugs. – Chevy Chase

31553. I don’t know if my looks will ever get any better, but my pratfalls sure won’t. – Chevy Chase

31554. There are very few solid family films. A lot of the writing is awful. – Chevy Chase

31555. The first thing that happens is that you’re overwhelmed by so much attention. It’s just so unnatural. Only people who’ve been in that position can realize what it’s like. I mean, you have to be there. – Chevy Chase

31556. The fact was, Ford kept stumbling around. I didn’t want him in the White House. I wanted Carter in, and I had a forum of 20 million people watching. – Chevy Chase

31557. The best comedy I ever did was when people didn’t know who I was. – Chevy Chase

31558. Television doesn’t make stars. It’s the written media, the press, that makes stars. – Chevy Chase

31559. Parrots make great pets. They have more personality than goldfish. – Chevy Chase

31560. Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else. – Chevy Chase

31561. Most of the films I’ve done were ruined in the postproduction, not during filming. – Chevy Chase

31562. It’s never a good idea for a celebrity to sign autographs or take pictures if a crowd is gathering. – Chevy Chase

31563. It took me 20 years of making movies to learn how to do it. – Chevy Chase

31564. If you’re in the White House, it’s your house, and you can invite whatever friend you want. – Chevy Chase

31565. I’m Chevy Chase, and you’re not. – Chevy Chase

31566. I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes at school for having an attitude problem. – Chevy Chase

31567. I tell the person I won’t take a picture or sign the autograph, but I will shake their hand. That kind of personal touch is all they’re really seeking. – Chevy Chase

31568. I made about 28 movies, and I think about five of them were good. – Chevy Chase

31569. I learned a lot about handling fans from established stars. – Chevy Chase

31570. I just went into this business for laughs. I guess I don’t mind being an actor so much now. – Chevy Chase

31571. I have three daughters. I wanted them to be raised where there are real seasons and where everyone their age wasn’t trying to get into movies. – Chevy Chase

31572. With Clinton, there’s no question that I would have made fun of his out-and-out lying. But he’s also a good friend. – Chevy Chase

31573. Last good pratfall I did, I broke bones in both hands. I still feel it when people shake my hand. – Chevy Chase

31574. The only people who never fail are those who never try. – Ilka Chase

31575. You can always spot a well informed man – his views are the same as yours. – Ilka Chase

31576. Wart hogs should sue for libel. It is a terrible name and they are fine fellows and devoted family men and it is rare to see one by himself; the little woman and the kiddies are usually close at hand. – Ilka Chase

31577. Among famous traitors of history one might mention the weather. – Ilka Chase

31578. America’s best buy is a telephone call to the right man. – Ilka Chase

31579. It is usually when men are at their most religious that they behave with the least sense and the greatest cruelty. – Ilka Chase

31580. When he said we were trying to make a fool of him, I could only murmur that the Creator had beat us to it. – Ilka Chase

31581. Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. – Mary Ellen Chase

31582. Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it’s own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one’s thoughts. – Mary Ellen Chase

31583. All men are born equally free. – Salmon P. Chase

31584. What you have said, Mr. President, fully satisfies me that you have given to every proposition which has been made, a kind and candid consideration. And you have now expressed the conclusion to which you have arrived, clearly and distinctly. – Salmon P. Chase

31585. The Proclamation does not, indeed, mark out exactly the course I should myself prefer. But I am ready to take it just as it is written, and to stand by it with all my heart. – Salmon P. Chase

31586. The President then proceeded to read his Emancipation Proclamation, making remarks on the several parts as he went on, and showing that he had fully considered the whole subject, in all lights under which it had been presented to him. – Salmon P. Chase

31587. The law of the Creator, which invests every human being with an inalienable title to freedom, cannot be repealed by any interior law which asserts that man is property. – Salmon P. Chase

31588. The child is pronounced pretty. I think it quite otherwise. – Salmon P. Chase

31589. Once I should have been, if not satisfied, partially, at least, contented with suffrage for the intelligent and those who have been soldiers; now I am convinced that universal suffrage is demanded by sound policy and impartial justice. – Salmon P. Chase

31590. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of all mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God. – Salmon P. Chase

31591. A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a right minded man without forethought or with reserve. – Salmon P. Chase

31592. What can be indissoluble if a perpetual Union, made more perfect, is not? – Salmon P. Chase

31593. I never refused my help to any person black or white; and I liked the office nonetheless because there were neither fees nor salary connected with it. – Salmon P. Chase

31594. The way to resumption is to resume. – Salmon Portland Chase

31595. The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible union disposed of indestructible States. – Salmon Portland Chase

31596. The jury has the right to determine both the law and the facts. – Samuel Chase

31597. Summon me, then; I will be the posse comitatus; I will take them to jail. – Samuel Chase

31598. By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion; and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing, and are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty. – Samuel Chase

31599. Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people. – Samuel Chase

31600. Democracy, as has been said of Christianity, has never really been tried. – Stuart Chase

31601. For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible. – Stuart Chase

31602. I find it difficult to believe that words have no meaning in themselves, hard as I try. Habits of a lifetime are not lightly thrown aside. – Stuart Chase

31603. Sanely applied advertising could remake the world. – Stuart Chase

31604. The Lord prefers common looking people. That is why he made so many of them. – Stuart Chase

31605. The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague. – Stuart Chase

31606. Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws. – Stuart Chase

31607. You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and shade on nature’s own hues and tints. – William Merritt Chase

31608. Life is very short… but I would like to live four times and if I could, I would set out to do no other things than I am seeking now to do. – William Merritt Chase

31609. I don’t believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky. – William Merritt Chase

31610. Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear. – William Merritt Chase

31611. We are shaping young kids to be leaders in their communities and also to be healthier. – Brandi Chastain

31612. I was the kid who always liked to take the ball down to the school even in my free time, kick it against the wall, juggle it in the front yard and so it was kind of a perpetual state of playing soccer for me. – Brandi Chastain

31613. I think soccer is more respected now than it ever has been. You can see that in the numbers of young kids who are playing and the numbers of people who are coming to watch. – Brandi Chastain

31614. And then ultimately what I tell the kids is: coaches can give you information, they can give you guidelines, and they can put you in a position. But the only person who can truly make you better is you. – Brandi Chastain

31615. Julie, Mia and I just met for a couple days, doing some work but really under the guise of having fun. We do events like the Women’s Sports Foundation Dinner, where we get to not only do a good thing for the community but we get to hang out with one another again. – Brandi Chastain

31616. My parents and my grandfather on my mom’s side would travel the earth. They went to Australia and China, and they went to probably every soccer game I ever played. – Brandi Chastain

31617. Number one, it was a chance to thank my parents, because they passed away a couple of years ago. They gave me so much by giving me the opportunity to play soccer, and I wanted to share the story we had together. – Brandi Chastain

31618. So along with that is spending a lot of time with the ball. For me it was, I loved to juggle the ball in my front yard, and I always challenged myself – how many juggles can I get today? I think for players to get better, it’s just about spending the time. – Brandi Chastain

31619. So I’m still doing my best to stay in shape and hope that opportunity will come back to me. – Brandi Chastain

31620. I was a part of Backyard Soccer, and I hear that I score a lot of goals in it. – Brandi Chastain

31621. To be honest with you, I never looked at soccer as a sacrifice. – Brandi Chastain

31622. I went to professional men’s soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun. – Brandi Chastain

31623. Well there are two things: Number one is, make sure you always enjoy yourself, because when you enjoy yourself, you’ll learn, you’ll want more information, you’ll push yourself. – Brandi Chastain

31624. When I was younger it was twice a day with a game on the weekend. Then when I got older, three times a day everyday in college and on the national team. – Brandi Chastain

31625. You have to be willing to accept the information, you have to be willing to work hard. You have to be motivated to go to practice with an open mind. You have to be willing to be criticized. Only you can do those things. – Brandi Chastain

31626. I think there are a lot of things that soccer does in the communities that transcend the soccer field. – Brandi Chastain

31627. You’ll be dedicated and that’s what you should want to be in anything in life – whether it’s sports or academics or your relationship. It all stems from finding that fun, that thrill, that excitement. – Brandi Chastain

31628. The thing I can say about Japan is they were progressive for a country that is very male dominant. – Brandi Chastain

31629. I played mostly games like Asteroids and Pac-Man. Today, when I go into an arcade, the games are much more difficult and complex. I don’t think I could even play some of the video games that are out there today. – Brandi Chastain

31630. And I remember how proud I was to put on my training jersey and go out on the field. Making it back to that environment was for me my greatest moment, because somebody had told me I couldn’t do it and I never gave up on myself, the game and my teammates. – Brandi Chastain

31631. After the ’96 Olympics, we all started believing that this is bigger than we thought, and we were willing to do the work. We knew that it was up to us, the players, to make soccer successful. – Brandi Chastain

31632. And to learn, you have to be willing to push yourself. – Brandi Chastain

31633. I love soccer; I want to be on the field. – Brandi Chastain

31634. I think I’d like to be able to heal people’s pain, whether it is hunger, loneliness or whatever. – Brandi Chastain

31635. I have a 16 year-old son, so I’m now a soccer mom. I stand on the sidelines and I hear the things parents are saying, so I want them to understand what it is their kids are feeling in any sports environment. – Brandi Chastain

31636. There is a time for all things – except marriage, my dear. – Thomas Chatterton

31637. Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31638. He was as fresh as is the month of May. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31639. Filth and old age, I’m sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31640. The life so short, the crafts so long to learn. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31641. Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31642. Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean, And fat his soul, and make his body lean. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31643. We know little of the things for which we pray. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31644. And she was fair as is the rose in May. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31645. First he wrought, and afterward he taught. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31646. Murder will out, this my conclusion. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31647. Forbid us something, and that thing we desire. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31648. People can die of mere imagination. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31649. Time and tide wait for no man. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31650. There’s no workman, whatsoever he be, That may both work well and hastily. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31651. There’s never a new fashion but it’s old. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31652. The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31653. The guilty think all talk is of themselves. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31654. Love is blind. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31655. By nature, men love newfangledness. – Geoffrey Chaucer

31656. Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers. – Cesar Chavez

31657. Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers. – Cesar Chavez

31658. In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence. – Cesar Chavez

31659. You are never strong enough that you don’t need help. – Cesar Chavez

31660. Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity? – Cesar Chavez

31661. We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community – and this nation. – Cesar Chavez

31662. We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure. – Cesar Chavez

31663. Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures. – Cesar Chavez

31664. There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence. – Cesar Chavez

31665. From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength. – Cesar Chavez

31666. If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart. – Cesar Chavez

31667. There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance. – Cesar Chavez

31668. We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own. – Cesar Chavez

31669. Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves – and be free. – Cesar Chavez

31670. The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people. – Cesar Chavez

31671. I would consider all of the legislation which I have supported meaningless if I were to sit idly by, silent, during a period which may go down in history as an era when we permitted the curtailment of our liberties. – Dennis Chavez

31672. We are Americans when we go to war, and when we return, we are Mexicans. – Dennis Chavez

31673. So, Mr. President, what is wrong with the fair employment practice bill? – Dennis Chavez

31674. Either we are all free, or we fail; democracy must belong to all of us. – Dennis Chavez

31675. If the Constitution is worth anything, if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything, if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain, fair employment practices are correct and necessary. – Dennis Chavez

31676. I should like to be remembered as the man who raised a voice against… placing limitations on the freedom of the individual. – Dennis Chavez

31677. I remember. How many minutes do I have left President? About one, one minute. – Hugo Chavez

31678. I hereby accuse the North American empire of being the biggest menace to our planet. – Hugo Chavez

31679. I have said it already, I am convinced that the way to build a new and better world is not capitalism. Capitalism leads us straight to hell. – Hugo Chavez

31680. Convinced as I am and as I am from my government that the world needs a new moral architecture over all I believe that this should be the first topic to debate in our world of today, ethics, moral. – Hugo Chavez

31681. I am convinced that the path to a new, better and possible world is not capitalism, the path is socialism. – Hugo Chavez

31682. Long live the Unity of Latin America. – Hugo Chavez

31683. I am a President held prisoner, that I haven’t resigned and I will not resign. – Hugo Chavez

31684. We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed a large part of the world. – Hugo Chavez

31685. Venezuela has changed forever. – Hugo Chavez

31686. This has been a great victory for the Venezuelan people. – Hugo Chavez

31687. They do not walk in… the path of Christ. – Hugo Chavez

31688. There is no turning back. – Hugo Chavez

31689. The left is back, and it’s the only path we have to get out of the spot to which the right has sunken us. Socialism builds and capitalism destroys. – Hugo Chavez

31690. No part of the human community can live entirely on its own planet, with its own laws of motion and cut off from the rest of humanity. – Hugo Chavez

31691. An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2.6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell. – Hugo Chavez

31692. We’re not perfect, but we do have democracy. – Hugo Chavez

31693. From George Washington to George W. Bush, presidents have invoked God’s name in the performance of their official duties. – Linda Chavez

31694. Many journalists seem to believe that we have become little different from our enemies. – Linda Chavez

31695. Where journalists have gotten themselves in trouble over the last few decades is that their skepticism often extends only to American officials, the U.S. military and Republican politicians. – Linda Chavez

31696. One of the techniques terrorists employ is to allege torture and mistreatment when they are captured, regardless of whether it is true. – Linda Chavez

31697. Although an increasing proportion of the Hispanic population is foreign-born – about half of adults in this group – English proficiency is and should remain a requirement for citizenship. – Linda Chavez

31698. Back in the day, a pair of tight jeans was enough to earn a girl a bad reputation. Now slutty has gone Main Street. – Linda Chavez

31699. Britons seem to have given up on assimilating their Muslim population, with many British elites patting themselves on the back for their tolerance and multiculturalism. – Linda Chavez

31700. Choosing one’s leaders is an affirmation that the person making the choice has inherent worth. – Linda Chavez

31701. For generations, even many otherwise decent white Southerners learned to despise black people. – Linda Chavez

31702. In fact, the U.S. military has bent over backwards to respect the religious beliefs of some very dangerous fanatics who want to kill us. – Linda Chavez

31703. Journalists are supposed to be skeptical, that’s what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line, whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats. – Linda Chavez

31704. Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities and can’t stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank. – Linda Chavez

31705. Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights, and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable acts of cruelty and violence. – Linda Chavez

31706. Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. – Linda Chavez

31707. Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses. – Linda Chavez

31708. Some 43 percent of voters in union households voted for President Bush in 2004, according to exit poll data. – Linda Chavez

31709. The terrorists hide behind Allah. – Linda Chavez

31710. The U.S. has already suffered a devastating attack on September 11, 2001, and may again become a target. – Linda Chavez

31711. The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money. – Linda Chavez

31712. The United Nations has become a largely irrelevant, if not positively destructive institution, and the just-released U.N. report on the atrocities in Darfur, Sudan, proves the point. – Linda Chavez

31713. The United Nations was founded in the aftermath of World War II, just as the world was beginning to learn the full horrors of history’s worst genocide, the Holocaust that consumed 6 million Jews and 3 million others in Europe. – Linda Chavez

31714. Less than 8 percent of private sector workers belonged to a union in 2004, and, overall, only 12.5 percent of American workers carry a union card – down from about one-third of workers in labor’s heydays in the 1950s. – Linda Chavez

31715. Modesty used to be considered a natural female attribute. No more. – Linda Chavez

31716. I’m not trying to be something I ain’t. That’s right. I’m me. – Boozoo Chavis

31717. Don’t tell me to watch the beat. You watch me. – Boozoo Chavis

31718. I’m Creole, and I’m down to earth. – Boozoo Chavis

31719. Nothing from nothing leaves nothing. – Boozoo Chavis

31720. I keep up the tradition, the zydeco. – Boozoo Chavis

31721. When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system. – Kalpana Chawla

31722. You British plundered half the world for your own profit. Let’s not pass it off as the Age of Enlightenment. – Paddy Chayefsky

31723. God save us from people who do the morally right thing. It’s always the rest of us who get broken in half. – Paddy Chayefsky

31724. Artists don’t talk about art. Artists talk about work. If I have anything to say to young writers, it’s stop thinking of writing as art. Think of it as work. – Paddy Chayefsky

31725. It’s always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it’s always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades. – Paddy Chayefsky

31726. Television is democracy at its ugliest. – Paddy Chayefsky

31727. You don’t send a man to his death because you want a hero. – Paddy Chayefsky

31728. I’m a man without a corporation. – Paddy Chayefsky

31729. Women make us poets, children make us philosophers. – Malcolm De Chazal

31730. Women eat while they are talking; men talk while they are eating. – Malcolm De Chazal

31731. We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes. – Malcolm De Chazal

31732. We always keep God waiting while we admit more importunate suitors. – Malcolm De Chazal

31733. The mind gets distracted in all sorts of ways. The heart is its own exclusive concern and diversion. – Malcolm De Chazal

31734. The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels. – Malcolm De Chazal

31735. The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs. – Malcolm De Chazal

31736. A women knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right, whereas a man, when he is in the right, will keep on talking. – Malcolm De Chazal

31737. The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think. – Malcolm De Chazal

31738. The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day. – Malcolm De Chazal

31739. Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men’s bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind. – Malcolm De Chazal

31740. Art is nature speeded up and God slowed down. – Malcolm De Chazal

31741. The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun’s harem – the most oriental thing imaginable. – Malcolm De Chazal

31742. Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey. – Malcolm De Chazal

31743. Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don’t understand us. – Malcolm De Chazal

31744. The beautiful remains so in ugly surroundings. – Malcolm De Chazal

31745. Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face. – Malcolm De Chazal

31746. We’re always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don’t know if that’s going to change. – Don Cheadle

31747. It’s great to be in a film that’s able to have people really want to become socially conscious, to walk out of the theatre and want to do something. – Don Cheadle

31748. My outlet is my music, and it’s been this way since I was 4 years old. – Chubby Checker

31749. It takes a real soldier to stay in the music industry and live off the things that have been put before me and be able to survive all this time because it has not been easy. – Chubby Checker

31750. I’m just grateful to be on this planet. I have no enemies that I know of. I’m just the guy who makes happy. – Chubby Checker

31751. When I’m onstage they know I’m honest, and I try to be as humble as I can. – Chubby Checker

31752. What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the ’60s. It’s just an amazing thing. I can’t explain it, but I hope it never stops. – Chubby Checker

31753. Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears all the rappers, they’re doing my dances and they’re making billions doing my dances. When they do that little thing they do with their hands that’s The Fly and The Pony. – Chubby Checker

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31754. Do you realize that I have had five albums in the Top 30. Elvis and The Beatles have never done that. I had five singles in the Top 5, I mean, no one’s ever done that. – Chubby Checker

31755. Before I got in this business I was in the chicken business. – Chubby Checker

31756. Dancing, apart to music with a beat, is my legacy. – Chubby Checker

31757. Ever see a little kid walking around talking to himself? I’m the same way. – Chubby Checker

31758. Everybody in the ’80s, well, we hate rap. Now, the biggest rapper in the world… Eminem. Rap’s a black thing. – Chubby Checker

31759. God’s got something for me. I have faith it’ll be OK. – Chubby Checker

31760. Homey don’t quit. What else are you gonna do? It’s like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the morning, check the clock and fight all day and after it’s over they check the clock and go home. That’s how it goes. – Chubby Checker

31761. I compare the Twist to the electric light, The Twist is me, and I’m it. I’m the electric light. – Chubby Checker

31762. Besides, at 62 years old I look like I’m about 27. – Chubby Checker

31763. I want my flowers while I’m alive. – Chubby Checker

31764. I want people to look at a checkerboard and think of me! – Chubby Checker

31765. Parvesh Cheena is a real treat for the ladies. – Parvesh Cheena

31766. Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. – John Cheever

31767. The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just recently fallen in love is undisguisable. – John Cheever

31768. That’s the way I remember them, heading for an exit. – John Cheever

31769. People look for morals in fiction because there has always been a confusion between fiction and philosophy. – John Cheever

31770. Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world. – John Cheever

31771. It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong. – John Cheever

31772. I do not understand the capricious lewdness of the sleeping mind. – John Cheever

31773. The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one’s life and discover one’s usefulness. – John Cheever

31774. The task of an American writer is not to describe the misgivings of a woman taken in adultery as she looks out of a window at the rain but to describe four hundred people under the lights reaching for a foul ball. This is ceremony. – John Cheever

31775. All literary men are Red Sox fans – to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life. – John Cheever

31776. When I remember my family, I always remember their backs. They were always indignantly leaving places. – John Cheever

31777. Fiction is experimentation; when it ceases to be that, it ceases to be fiction. – John Cheever

31778. Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things, but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego. – John Cheever

31779. For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty. – John Cheever

31780. Fear tastes like a rusty knife and do not let her into your house. – John Cheever

31781. What I am going to write is the last of what I have to say. I will say that literature is the only consciousness we possess and that its role as consciousness must inform us of our ability to comprehend the hideous danger of nuclear power. – John Cheever

31782. Art is the triumph over chaos. – John Cheever

31783. Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. – John Cheever

31784. I can’t write without a reader. It’s precisely like a kiss – you can’t do it alone. – John Cheever

31785. Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. – John Cheever

31786. Advertising is the very essence of democracy. – Anton Chekhov

31787. A fiance is neither this nor that: he’s left one shore, but not yet reached the other. – Anton Chekhov

31788. A good upbringing means not that you won’t spill sauce on the tablecloth, but that you won’t notice it when someone else does. – Anton Chekhov

31789. A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer. – Anton Chekhov

31790. Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other. – Anton Chekhov

31791. If you cry ‘forward’, you must without fail make plain in what direction to go. – Anton Chekhov

31792. It’s easier to write about Socrates than about a young woman or a cook. – Anton Chekhov

31793. Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. – Anton Chekhov

31794. The more refined one is, the more unhappy. – Anton Chekhov

31795. Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit. – Anton Chekhov

31796. Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable. – Anton Chekhov

31797. Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too. – Anton Chekhov

31798. Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something. – Anton Chekhov

31799. I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky. – Anton Chekhov

31800. Man is what he believes. – Anton Chekhov

31801. How unbearable at times are people who are happy, people for whom everything works out. – Anton Chekhov

31802. Money, like vodka, turns a person into an eccentric. – Anton Chekhov

31803. No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith. – Anton Chekhov

31804. No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand… Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing. – Anton Chekhov

31805. One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake. – Anton Chekhov

31806. Only entropy comes easy. – Anton Chekhov

31807. People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. – Anton Chekhov

31808. People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about. – Anton Chekhov

31809. Reason and justice tell me there’s more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism. – Anton Chekhov

31810. To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God. – Anton Chekhov

31811. You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible. – Anton Chekhov

31812. When you’re thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that’s faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that’s science. – Anton Chekhov

31813. Any idiot can face a crisis – it’s day to day living that wears you out. – Anton Chekhov

31814. The world perishes not from bandits and fires, but from hatred, hostility, and all these petty squabbles. – Anton Chekhov

31815. We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well. – Anton Chekhov

31816. The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on; science and art are as well. – Anton Chekhov

31817. We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds. – Anton Chekhov

31818. When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can’t be cured. – Anton Chekhov

31819. If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry. – Anton Chekhov

31820. All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still. – Anton Chekhov

31821. There is nothing new in art except talent. – Anton Chekhov

31822. When an actor has money he doesn’t send letters, he sends telegrams. – Anton Chekhov

31823. When a woman isn’t beautiful, people always say, ‘You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.’ – Anton Chekhov

31824. The University brings out all abilities, including incapability. – Anton Chekhov

31825. The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others. – Anton Chekhov

31826. The sea has neither meaning nor pity. – Anton Chekhov

31827. The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too. – Anton Chekhov

31828. Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too. – Anton Chekhov

31829. Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. – Anton Chekhov

31830. To advise is not to compel. – Anton Chekhov

31831. Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it. – Anton Chekhov

31832. Some had the custom of receiving the Eucharist daily, some twice a week, some on the Lord’s day, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, some only on the Lord’s Day. – Martin Chemnitz

31833. This doctrine of Christ and of the apostles, from which the true faith of the primitive church was received, the apostles at first delivered orally, without writing, but later, not by any human counsel but by the will of God, they handed it on in the Scriptures. – Martin Chemnitz

31834. Nevertheless the meaning is not that the blessed bread which is divided, which is offered, and which the apostles received from the hand of Christ was not the body of Christ but becomes the body of Christ when the eating of it is begun. – Martin Chemnitz

31835. In the first place, our faith ought to lay hold on Christ as God and man in that nature by which He has been made our neighbor, kinsman, and brother. – Martin Chemnitz

31836. Thus first of all in His own person He sanctified, restored, and blessed human nature. – Martin Chemnitz

31837. Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true, learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture. – Martin Chemnitz

31838. For we can affirm with a good conscience that we have, after reading the Holy Scripture, applied ourselves and yet daily apply ourselves to the extent that the grace of the Lord permits to inquiry into and investigation of the consensus of the true and purer antiquity. – Martin Chemnitz

31839. For Christ, both God and man, must lay hold on us in order that there may be a union between Him and us. – Martin Chemnitz

31840. As however the ancients say that in case of necessity any Christian lay person can administer the sacrament of Baptism, so Luther says the same thing about absolution in case of necessity, where no priest is present. – Martin Chemnitz

31841. And there is a difference between the essence of a Sacrament and its use. – Martin Chemnitz

31842. I am calling attention just to the main points of these tremendously important matters, which can be understood better by pious meditation than explained by human language. – Martin Chemnitz

31843. I will always have a career. I believe in working. I don’t believe that taking care of your house and children is enough for a woman. You don’t feel complete. – Joan Chen

31844. I would never offer advice without the person asking for it. I, in general, don’t believe in giving advice, actually, as a human being I don’t. – Joan Chen

31845. If you know how to do a job very well, you keep doing it. – Joan Chen

31846. My fairy-tale life ended the moment I wanted to apply for a passport. – Joan Chen

31847. Physical hunger and physical poverty is something I could only imagine. I’ve been poor when I was in China… As kids we never had to starve, but just didn’t have enough meat, enough rice. – Joan Chen

31848. I never went on an audition – when they were really looking at everybody. – Joan Chen

31849. There are a lot of stereotypes to be broken which I think a lot of us are doing. What I do is, as soon as people try to pin me down to one kind of part, I’ll play a very different kind of role, so it explodes that stereotype. – Joan Chen

31850. The difference between me and American-born actors is that I came here with the expectation of not being treated fairly. – Joan Chen

31851. There are many ways you can make money. Certain ways will make you happy, certain other ways will make other people happy. But if you go in because there’s money in there, you’re bound to fail, bound to fail! – Joan Chen

31852. There is no theoretical study of motherhood. You know, before I became a mother, I did play a mother, but I was like – I was more thinking of my own mother. I was doing my mother. – Joan Chen

31853. When you feel so strongly about something and other people feel equally strongly, you have to feel stronger about it in order to succeed. – Joan Chen

31854. The lowest budget U.S. films are ten times times better than shooting in Tibet. – Joan Chen

31855. All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away. – Joan Chen

31856. I know what actors fear, what they like; I know how to get things out of them and I listen to them better, since I’ve been there. – Joan Chen

31857. The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that’s it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test. – Joan Chen

31858. All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to my parents. – Joan Chen

31859. Acting for me is not a bad habit like smoking that I must make an effort to quit. I love acting; I love directing. – Joan Chen

31860. As an actress I find the most enjoyable part of acting is really just to please the director. I just want to please my director. – Joan Chen

31861. Beauty is the result of having been through an experience all the way through to the end – therefore it has a poignancy. Beauty that is singular always comes from following an experience to the point where you can go no further. – Joan Chen

31862. For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer, and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model showing it’s possible to actually reach success doing movies. – Joan Chen

31863. How do you explain certain physical qualities that somehow sell on screen? You’re born with it… Certain people are just more watchable, and I was more watchable, but I don’t think I understood acting or drama very well when I was a kid. – Joan Chen

31864. How I was raised is what I am today. – Joan Chen

31865. I don’t find intimate scenes more difficult than other scenes. – Joan Chen

31866. I don’t want to tell people what I make. It’s a lot more than I ever dreamed of as a kid. I never think about it. – Joan Chen

31867. Acting is actually private. – Joan Chen

31868. So, I’m getting less chips, paying the same amount of money. Is that legal for them to do this? – Julie Chen

31869. If we have reason to believe someone is preparing an attack against the U.S., has developed that capability, harbours those aspirations, then I think the U.S. is justified in dealing with that, if necessary, by military force. – Dick Cheney

31870. In his years in Washington, Senator Kerry has been one vote of a hundred in the United States Senate – and fortunately on matters of national security he was very often in the minority. – Dick Cheney

31871. It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. – Dick Cheney

31872. Senator Kerry says he sees two Americas. It makes the whole thing mutual – America sees two John Kerrys. – Dick Cheney

31873. The Columbia is lost, but the dreams that inspired its crew remain with us. – Dick Cheney

31874. The Iraqi forces are conducting the Mother of all Retreats. – Dick Cheney

31875. I’ve worked for four presidents and watched two others up close, and I know that there’s no such thing as a routine day in the Oval Office. – Dick Cheney

31876. The Senator from Massachusetts has given us ample grounds to doubt the judgment and the attitude he brings to bear on vital issues of national security. – Dick Cheney

31877. Cheney, Cheney, you can’t hide, we charge you with genocide. – Dick Cheney

31878. The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent. – Dick Cheney

31879. I’m absolutely convinced that the threat we face now, the idea of a terrorist in the middle of one of our cities with a nuclear weapon, is very real and that we have to use extraordinary measures to deal with it. – Dick Cheney

31880. I think the record speaks for itself. These are two individuals who have been for the war when the headlines were good and against it when their poll ratings were bad. – Dick Cheney

31881. I think Barack Obama is a one-term President. – Dick Cheney

31882. I can think of a lot of words to describe Senator Kerry’s position on Iraq; “consistent” is not one of them. – Dick Cheney

31883. Had the decision belonged to Senator Kerry, Saddam hussein would still be in power today in Iraq. In fact, Saddam Hussein would almost certainly still be in control of Kuwait. – Dick Cheney

31884. From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world. – Dick Cheney

31885. Direct threats require decisive action. – Dick Cheney

31886. A little tough talk in the midst of a campaign or as part of a presidential debate cannot obscure a record of 30 years of being on the wrong side of defense issues. – Dick Cheney

31887. There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve. – Dick Cheney

31888. We have to make America the best place in the world to do business. – Dick Cheney

31889. Except for the occasional heart attack, I never felt better. – Dick Cheney

31890. We must be prepared to face our responsibilities and be willing to use force if necessary. – Dick Cheney

31891. We urge all democratic nations and the United Nations to answer the Iraqi Governing Council’s call for support for the people of Iraq in making the transition to democracy. – Dick Cheney

31892. We will, in fact, be greeted as liberators. – Dick Cheney

31893. When George Bush asked me to sign on, it obviously wasn’t because he was worried about carrying Wyoming. We got 70 percent of the vote in Wyoming, although those three electoral votes turned out to be pretty important last time around. – Dick Cheney

31894. You got to have people at the top who respond to and are selected by presidents. – Dick Cheney

31895. There can be differences of opinion without there being personal differences. – Lynne Cheney

31896. I soon discovered, after I became chairman of the NEH, that, for a number of academics, the truth was not merely irrelevant – it no longer existed. – Lynne Cheney

31897. Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive, first of all, flies in the face of human nature – and little girls certainly have this drive, as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls I have observed in my immediate family have it. – Lynne Cheney

31898. I didn’t know that President Bush would endorse a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. – Mary Cheney

31899. Campaign staffers develop the ability to sleep through anything. – Mary Cheney

31900. The vice presidential candidate tends to be a bit of an afterthought. – Mary Cheney

31901. Campaigning in Wyoming is politics at its most retail level. It’s done one voter at a time. – Mary Cheney

31902. Early numbers are always wrong. – Mary Cheney

31903. Having loving and supporting parents didn’t make me feel any better about the possibility of seeing my personal life splashed across newspapers and tabloids. – Mary Cheney

31904. Heather and I decided we were going to be pretty low-key at the convention. – Mary Cheney

31905. I always knew that there was something that made me different, and by the time I was in high school, I understood what it was. – Mary Cheney

31906. I came very close to quitting my job for the Bush-Cheney ’04 campaign. I seriously considered packing up my office and heading home to Colorado. – Mary Cheney

31907. After being sworn in to office, vice presidents have usually been relegated to the sidelines, where they just don’t get to do very much. – Mary Cheney

31908. Life would be so much harder if I had to lie about who I was. – Mary Cheney

31909. John Kerry didn’t out me, nor did he offend or attack me by calling me a lesbian. I certainly couldn’t be offended by the truth. – Mary Cheney

31910. I had to admit I’d pretty much failed at the whole low-profile thing. – Mary Cheney

31911. There are millions of gay people in the United States, including well-known celebrities. – Mary Cheney

31912. It’s always better to deliver the news yourself rather than allow your boss to be surprised. – Mary Cheney

31913. It won’t take 40 years for opposition to same-sex marriage to dissipate. – Mary Cheney

31914. It wasn’t a secret that I was gay. I’d come out to my parents during my junior year of high school, on the day that I also wrecked the family car. – Mary Cheney

31915. In the 1980s, there weren’t a lot of role models for gay teenagers. – Mary Cheney

31916. I’m not sure when I first knew that I was gay. – Mary Cheney

31917. I’d rather not be known as the Vice President’s lesbian daughter. – Mary Cheney

31918. Who has time to manually spam web sites? That can’t be very cost effective. – Eric Cheng

31919. I used to want to be tall, and then I thought, ‘If I were tall, then people would say I was pretty and not cute.’ And then I realized that there are worse things than being called cute. – Kristin Chenoweth

31920. If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy. – Kristin Chenoweth

31921. Women are the real architects of society. – Cher

31922. I think that the longer I look good, the better gay men feel. – Cher

31923. You’ve probably noticed already that I’m dressed like a grown-up… I apologize to the Academy, and I promise that I will never do it again. – Cher

31924. Yes, it’s a man’s world, but that’s all right because they’re making a total mess of it. We’re chipping away at their control, taking the parts we want. Some women think it’s a difficult task, but it’s not. – Cher

31925. I only answer to two people, myself and God. – Cher

31926. Women have to harness their power – its absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner. – Cher

31927. Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great. – Cher

31928. To me marriage is for five or ten years. – Cher

31929. The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing – and then marry him. – Cher

31930. Some years I’m the coolest thing that ever happened, and then the next year everyone’s so over me, and I’m just so past my sell date. – Cher

31931. Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. Exercise is nothing short of a miracle. – Cher

31932. Men should be like Kleenex, soft, strong and disposable. – Cher

31933. Men aren’t necessities. They’re luxuries. – Cher

31934. I’m learning English at the moment. I can say ‘Big Ben’, ‘Hello Rodney’, ‘Tower Bridge’ and ‘Loo’. – Cher

31935. Words are like weapons; they wound sometimes. – Cher

31936. It’s not necessary, in order to be a complete person, that I have a man. It’s not the end-all, be-all of my life. – Cher

31937. I kill myself for my body. – Cher

31938. I’m insecure about everything, because… I’m never going to look in the mirror and see this blond, blue-eyed girl. That is my idea of what I’d like to look like. – Cher

31939. I won’t be able to do what I’m doing forever. There aren’t that many scripts floating around for fifty-year-old chicks. – Cher

31940. I’m scared to death of being poor. It’s like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It’s my pet paranoia. – Cher

31941. I’m still friends with all my exes, apart from my husbands. – Cher

31942. I’ve always taken risks, and never worried what the world might really think of me. – Cher

31943. If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen. – Cher

31944. If you’re black in this country, if you’re a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican? – Cher

31945. In this business it takes time to be really good – and by that time, you’re obsolete. – Cher

31946. I would have gone home to my mother, but I’m not that crazy about my mother. – Cher

31947. Anyone who’s a great kisser I’m always interested in. – Cher

31948. I can trust my friends These people force me to examine myself, encourage me to grow. – Cher

31949. I don’t need a man. But I’m happier with one. I like to have someone I can touch and squeeze and kiss. But I don’t fold up and die if I don’t have a man around. – Cher

31950. I don’t like Bush. I don’t trust him. I don’t like his record. He’s stupid. He’s lazy. – Cher

31951. Husbands are like fires – they go out when they’re left unattended. – Cher

31952. Don’t take your toys inside just because it’s raining. – Cher

31953. A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that still doesn’t mean she can’t have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones. – Cher

31954. Hate crimes are the scariest thing in the world because these people really believe what they’re doing is right. – Cher

31955. Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run… but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open that nothing worth our while shall escape us. – Victor Cherbuliez

31956. What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one’s ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully. – Victor Cherbuliez

31957. Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution. – Ivan Chermayeff

31958. The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect sense for a media company like ours to create a real content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world. – Peter Chernin

31959. We need to be a leadership position about protecting minors on the Internet and, more importantly, giving the parents the tools they need to protect them. – Peter Chernin

31960. The formation of the News America Publishing Group will lead to greater editorial excitement, new business opportunities and greater efficiencies and coordination. – Peter Chernin

31961. For the very first time, viewers will be able to watch their favorite shows before the rest of the world. – Peter Chernin

31962. It’s a tough marketplace right now… It is very compressed… A turnaround is likely to happen quicker than before. – Peter Chernin

31963. A crash really occurs when you suddenly have a violent downturn in the market that then heralds a long bull market. – Ron Chernow

31964. A lot of the money in the stock market is really our national retirement plan, for better or worse. – Ron Chernow

31965. After 1929, so many people had been traumatized by the stock market crash that there was a lost generation. – Ron Chernow

31966. After being Washington’s aide for four years and becoming the hero of Yorktown, Hamilton was viewed with a great deal of suspicion because of his association with Tories. – Ron Chernow

31967. Any bull market covers a multitude of sins, so there may be all sorts of problems with the current system that we won’t see until the bear market comes. – Ron Chernow

31968. As a bull market continues, almost anything you buy goes up. It makes you feel that investing in stocks is a very easy and safe and that you’re a financial genius. – Ron Chernow

31969. As the bull market goes on, people who take great risks achieve great rewards, seemingly without punishment. It’s like crime without punishment or sex without sin. – Ron Chernow

31970. I don’t think that a mutual fund that invests exclusively in biotech start-ups or invests exclusively in companies in Thailand offers any great safety or diversification. – Ron Chernow

31971. Because of the love affair between the American public and the stock market, it is possible for entrepreneurs, technological visionaries and inventors of every sort to get financing. – Ron Chernow

31972. There is no country in the world where it’s as easy to find venture capital in the stock market as the United States. – Ron Chernow

31973. Early on, New York already had a national and even international identity. – Ron Chernow

31974. The best argument for mutual funds is that they offer safety and diversification. But they don’t necessarily offer safety and diversification. – Ron Chernow

31975. The founding fathers were not only brilliant, they were system builders and systematic thinkers. They came up with comprehensive plans and visions. – Ron Chernow

31976. The Great Inflation of the 1970s destroyed faith in paper assets, because if you held a bond, suddenly the bond was worth much less money than it was before. – Ron Chernow

31977. The history of Wall Street is inseparable from New York. – Ron Chernow

31978. The mutual fund industry and small investors are very relentless and very unforgiving if people don’t perform. – Ron Chernow

31979. The public has lost faith in the ability of Social Security and Medicare to provide for old age. They’ve lost faith in the banking system and in conventional medical insurance. – Ron Chernow

31980. That strategy of buy and hold, which is the sound and sensible one for the individual, can have very dangerous and perverse effects for the market as a whole. – Ron Chernow

31981. There is a kind of fear, approaching a panic, that’s spreading through the Baby Boom Generation, which has suddenly discovered that it will have to provide for its own retirement. – Ron Chernow

31982. Stock market corrections, although painful at the time, are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism, because there are always speculative excesses that develop, particularly during the long bull market. – Ron Chernow

31983. There were two qualities about the mutual funds of the 1920s that made them extremely speculative. One was that they were heavily leveraged. Two, mutual funds were allowed to invest in other mutual funds. – Ron Chernow

31984. We really haven’t had very much experience with people funding their retirement out of the stock market, and we don’t know, frankly, how it would work under every scenario. – Ron Chernow

31985. What I find very interesting about the mutual funds managers is that here are people who are the new masters of the universe. They’re managing billions, yet they’re subject to this quiet daily tyranny of numbers. – Ron Chernow

31986. When news of the crash came, probably a lot of people in small towns and farms across America felt a sense of grim satisfaction that the sinners had finally been punished for their wicked ways. – Ron Chernow

31987. When the market is just going up, up, and up, we all tend to be blind to the holes in the market. They’re all papered over by the rise. – Ron Chernow

31988. Writing about dead white males seems to be out of favor among academics. – Ron Chernow

31989. You don’t want too much fear in a market, because people will be blinded to some very good buying opportunities. You don’t want too much complacency because people will be blinded to some risk. – Ron Chernow

31990. The securities laws of the 1930s were so important because it forced companies to file registration statements and issue prospectuses, and it remedied the imbalance of information. – Ron Chernow

31991. In the 1920s, Wall Street was a world that was really dominated by professional speculators and stock pools. These people had a monopoly over information. – Ron Chernow

31992. Hamilton had one of those extraordinary 18th-century minds that touched on virtually every major topic of the day. – Ron Chernow

31993. I have developed a very strong partiality for the dead: they don’t talk back, they don’t sue, and they don’t have angry relatives. – Ron Chernow

31994. I think one of the important things that’s happened in the course of the century is that life expectancy has doubled. – Ron Chernow

31995. I think there’s a tide that tends to carry historians back to the past. – Ron Chernow

31996. I think those who invest in mutual funds want someone else to do the thinking for them. But the fact that they can move the money around the family of mutual funds just through a phone call lets them feel that they can play tycoons. – Ron Chernow

31997. I’m a biographer; I can live with a little hyperbole. – Ron Chernow

31998. I’m dubious about having Social Security put into the stock market. I think that we have gotten very far away from the idea that there’s something sacrosanct about retirement investments. – Ron Chernow

31999. The American public historically was really not part of the stock market. – Ron Chernow

32000. In the 1920s you could buy stocks on margin. You could put 10 percent down and borrow the rest against your stocks. – Ron Chernow

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