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180000 famous quotes part 35 – 34001 to 35000

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180000 famous quotes part 35 – 34001 to 35000

34000. Now it would be as absurd to deny the existence of God, because we cannot see him, as it would be to deny the existence of the air or wind, because we cannot see it. – Adam Clarke

34001. Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility. – Adam Clarke

34002. Many talk much, and indeed well, of what Christ has done for us: but how little is spoken of what he is to do in us! and yet all that he has done for us is in reference to what he is to do in us. – Adam Clarke

34003. The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author, the Salvation of mankind for their end, and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter. – Adam Clarke

34004. Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue. – Adam Clarke

34005. The words contained in it were inspired by the Holy Spirit into the minds of faithful men, called Prophets and Seers in the Old Testament; and Evangelists and Apostles in the New. – Adam Clarke

34006. This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost. – Adam Clarke

34007. To be filled with God is a great thing, to be filled with the fullness of God is still greater; to be filled with all the fullness of God is greatest of all. – Adam Clarke

34008. To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence. – Adam Clarke

34009. Whether the family of the Clarkes were of Norman extraction cannot be easily ascertained. – Adam Clarke

34010. The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God, by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts; all its commands, exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise, holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another. – Adam Clarke

34011. As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail. – Adam Clarke

34012. Remember that the word of God is not sent to particular persons, as if by name; and do not think you have no part in it, because you are not named there. – Adam Clarke

34013. And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot be seen by the eye of man: nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience. – Adam Clarke

34014. Man may be considered as having a twofold origin – natural, which is common and the same to all – patronymic, which belongs to the various families of which the whole human race is composed. – Adam Clarke

34015. As preachers of the gospel of Jesus, do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself, nor gave to his disciples. – Adam Clarke

34016. But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels, but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature, that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required. – Adam Clarke

34017. Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to read the Holy Scriptures. – Adam Clarke

34018. Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed. – Adam Clarke

34019. He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory. – Adam Clarke

34020. However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and a man must be either a Preacher or nothing. – Adam Clarke

34021. If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God: his Spirit will say in your hearts, Well done, good and faithful servants. – Adam Clarke

34022. If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles and followers of Jesus Christ, trusting not in man but in the living God, he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan, and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands. – Adam Clarke

34023. It is the grace of God, that shows and condemns the sin that humbles us. – Adam Clarke

34024. It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life. – Adam Clarke

34025. Let it ever be remembered that genuine faith in Christ will ever be productive of good works; for this faith worketh by love, as the apostle says, and love to God always produces obedience to his holy laws. – Adam Clarke

34026. Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies: let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood, and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued, and the means they used. – Adam Clarke

34027. We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 – and half the things he knows at 40 hadn’t been discovered when he was 20? – Arthur C. Clarke

34028. Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software. – Arthur C. Clarke

34029. Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we’re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering. – Arthur C. Clarke

34030. The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale. – Arthur C. Clarke

34031. The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. – Arthur C. Clarke

34032. The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium. – Arthur C. Clarke

34033. The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible. – Arthur C. Clarke

34034. The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. – Arthur C. Clarke

34035. There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum. – Arthur C. Clarke

34036. Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories. – Arthur C. Clarke

34037. Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: 1- It’s completely impossible. 2- It’s possible, but it’s not worth doing. 3- I said it was a good idea all along. – Arthur C. Clarke

34038. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong. – Arthur C. Clarke

34039. This is the first age that’s ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one. – Arthur C. Clarke

34040. I don’t pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about. – Arthur C. Clarke

34041. Perhaps, as some wit remarked, the best proof that there is Intelligent Life in Outer Space is the fact it hasn’t come here. Well, it can’t hide forever – one day we will overhear it. – Arthur C. Clarke

34042. Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal. – Arthur C. Clarke

34043. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. – Arthur C. Clarke

34044. How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean. – Arthur C. Clarke

34045. I don’t believe in God but I’m very interested in her. – Arthur C. Clarke

34046. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn’t want to give up power. – Arthur C. Clarke

34047. If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong. – Arthur C. Clarke

34048. It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value. – Arthur C. Clarke

34049. It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars. – Arthur C. Clarke

34050. It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God – but to create him. – Arthur C. Clarke

34051. New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can’t be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it’s not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along! – Arthur C. Clarke

34052. Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society. – Arthur C. Clarke

34053. I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical. – Arthur C. Clarke

34054. I’ve discovered that the less I say, the more rumors I start. – Bobby Clarke

34055. We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor. – Bobby Clarke

34056. You could say people are living longer because of the decline in religion. Not many people believe in the hereafter, so they keep going. – Cyril Clarke

34057. I don’t think Capote loved Smith. But he did make a deep connection. It upset some people, because that had never been the approach to journalistic crime writing, to look into the mind of the killer. – Gerald Clarke

34058. In the writing of memoirs, as in the production of shows, too much caution causes the audience to nod and think of other channels. – Gerald Clarke

34059. His theory was that non-fiction could be as artful as fiction. – Gerald Clarke

34060. Before Truman Capote, journalism and non-fiction weren’t taken very seriously. – Gerald Clarke

34061. Before Truman, journalism and non-fiction weren’t taken very seriously. – Gerald Clarke

34062. We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life. – James Freeman Clarke

34063. All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. – James Freeman Clarke

34064. Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. – James Freeman Clarke

34065. I can do small things in a great way. – James Freeman Clarke

34066. Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well. – James Freeman Clarke

34067. See to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you. – James Freeman Clarke

34068. Strong convictions precede great actions. – James Freeman Clarke

34069. The atheist has no hope. – James Freeman Clarke

34070. A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation. – James Freeman Clarke

34071. Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds. – John Henrik Clarke

34072. Powerful people cannot afford to educate the people that they oppress, because once you are truly educated, you will not ask for power. You will take it. – John Henrik Clarke

34073. My main point here is that if you are the child of God and God is a part of you, the in your imagination God suppose to look like you. And when you accept a picture of the deity assigned to you by another people, you become the spiritual prisoners of that other people. – John Henrik Clarke

34074. A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson. – John Henrik Clarke

34075. I saw no African people in the printed and illustrated Sunday school lessons. I began to suspect at this early age that someone had distorted the image of my people. My long search for the true history of African people the world over began. – John Henrik Clarke

34076. It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions, leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq. – Kenneth Clarke

34077. If the prime minister really believes it, he must be the only person left who thinks that the recent bombs in London had no connection at all with his policy in Iraq. – Kenneth Clarke

34078. The political health of Britain has deteriorated very sharply. The Conservative Party must do something about it. I am the man to do it. – Kenneth Clarke

34079. The Blair government has lowered the standing of politics and politicians in our country. – Kenneth Clarke

34080. My sense is that the majority of Conservatives share my reservations about how we got into Iraq. – Kenneth Clarke

34081. Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries. – Kenneth Clarke

34082. I cannot remember a time in opposition – I am talking about the last four years – when we have done less work on policy and more on slogans. But because of my European views I wasn’t allowed to participate. – Kenneth Clarke

34083. However, we do not lack anti-terrorist laws. I do not believe that the recent London bombs were the result of any deficiencies in our legal system. – Kenneth Clarke

34084. I am sorry to upset my colleagues by saying we wasted four years in opposition, but if you do get so badly defeated as a party you do have to face up to some painful facts and you do have to change. – Kenneth Clarke

34085. I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power. – Kenneth Clarke

34086. Of course I’d have loved to be Prime Minister. But I’m not nursing a grievance. – Kenneth Clarke

34087. I don’t think at my age… you can start ruling people out in politics. – Kenneth Clarke

34088. I was more of a light opera singer, not really much of a lounge singer. – Melinda Clarke

34089. I’m getting a lot of roles as women who are very powerful. I think that’s a reflection of me as a person. – Melinda Clarke

34090. I’m manipulating the audience. I’m making sure people sympathize. – Melinda Clarke

34091. They’ve turned this character into a human being. – Melinda Clarke

34092. We had this scene where I’m supposed to be bending over to get something. I thought it was kind of cute. – Melinda Clarke

34093. I think I’ve done more recording in the past 10 years than most people, but it’s all been directed toward film composing and soundtracks. Just the same, it’s been great. – Stanley Clarke

34094. Usually, when I do a soundtrack, the music from the movie doesn’t have anything to do with me personally. It’s music to enhance to the film. My own stuff is more introspective and about what’s on going in my head. – Stanley Clarke

34095. After all my years of doing instrumental music I still like just a simple instrumental song with a nice catchy melody and an opportunity to play a solo over a harmonic structure. – Stanley Clarke

34096. I started writing songs at age 15. – Vince Clarke

34097. I’m a lover of songs. – Vince Clarke

34098. I’m actually doing a show. from my shed. on the internet. but it won’t be music or anything, it’s more to do with drinking and smoking. it’s an art piece. – Vince Clarke

34099. Collaboration is no longer painful – or precious. – Vince Clarke

34100. Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves. – Adrienne Clarkson

34101. Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone. – Adrienne Clarkson

34102. Sometimes we read or hear too much news that makes us fearful or suspicious of others. We can forget that most of the people that we know, or at least encounter regularly, are decent and friendly. – Adrienne Clarkson

34103. To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization. – Adrienne Clarkson

34104. If I can wake up everyday before I die and know that I don’t have to serve anyone food or drinks, I will be happy! – Kelly Clarkson

34105. Who are you wearing? Who are you wearing? – Kelly Clarkson

34106. My winning is getting to perform. That’s my victory. – Kelly Clarkson

34107. Like every other girl in the world, my most embarrassing moment had to do with a guy completely turning me down. His loss! – Kelly Clarkson

34108. I’m a hygiene freak. I’m like obsessive-compulsive when it comes to washing your hands. – Kelly Clarkson

34109. I never said I was a ‘good girl.’ I’m not a bad girl. – Kelly Clarkson

34110. Everyone says I’m like the girl next door… Y’all must have really weird neighbors! – Kelly Clarkson

34111. I’m cute – and God I hate that. Because that’s not cool. I’m like your niece, and nobody wants to date their niece. It’s the chubby cheeks. The whole reason people voted for me on American Idol is because I’m an everyday, normal girl. – Kelly Clarkson

34112. God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress. – Kelly Clarkson

34113. Well did graduate summa cum laude from Fordham University. – Patricia Clarkson

34114. I’m really a director’s actor. I rely heavily on a director. – Patricia Clarkson

34115. I’m still traumatized that I’m going to be on a big screen in a white bikini and naked so who knows! – Patricia Clarkson

34116. If my gravy train stops at SAG, honey, it’s been a great ride. – Patricia Clarkson

34117. It’s never easy with characters in these dark and grave circumstances but that’s my job. – Patricia Clarkson

34118. New Orleans. Born and raised. I lived there until I was 19. – Patricia Clarkson

34119. See, the SAG awards caught me totally by surprise. – Patricia Clarkson

34120. The odds are not in your favor the older you get, especially if you’re a woman in this business. – Patricia Clarkson

34121. Why are comedic parts for women the exception, not the rule? – Patricia Clarkson

34122. You’re always close and you never get that big romantic lead. – Patricia Clarkson

34123. I love writers. All of my best friends are writers. – Patricia Clarkson

34124. I’m obsessed. I’ve always needed to know what’s going on but now it’s a must. – Patricia Clarkson

34125. The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you’re lucky if you have five takes. – Patricia Clarkson

34126. I don’t like a lot of rehearsing. – Patricia Clarkson

34127. I think it would be hard to go the distance in this business without a sense of humor. – Patricia Clarkson

34128. I’ll read a script maybe twice, but I’ll think about the role more than I’ll rehearse lines. – Patricia Clarkson

34129. But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people. – Patricia Clarkson

34130. But no, had I been successful in my 20s I would have been just fine. But it is nice to defy the odds. – Patricia Clarkson

34131. I always try to approach character first and foremost viscerally. – Patricia Clarkson

34132. I have to watch the news or my day is not complete. – Patricia Clarkson

34133. I just have a thing for writers. Maybe it because I’m just so not a writer. – Patricia Clarkson

34134. And now oddly I’m getting sexier parts than I’ve ever gotten. – Patricia Clarkson

34135. I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies. – Patricia Clarkson

34136. And I have a really great agent and I know it’s almost an oxymoron to say you have a smart agent. But she is and she has a beautiful aesthetic and she has guided me. – Patricia Clarkson

34137. I think it’s always harder in a film to convey intimacy. – Patricia Clarkson

34138. Holly Hunter has been doing great work forever. – Patricia Clarkson

34139. Neither can men, by the same principles, be considered as lands, goods, or houses, among possessions. It is necessary that all property should be inferiour to its possessor. But how does the slave differ from his master, but by chance? – Thomas Clarkson

34140. We cannot suppose therefore that God has made an order of beings, with such mental qualities and powers, for the sole purpose of being used as beasts, or instruments of labour. – Thomas Clarkson

34141. When mankind first saw the necessity of government, it is probable that many had conceived the desire of ruling. – Thomas Clarkson

34142. Mankind have their local attachments. They have a particular regard for the spot, in which they were born and nurtured. – Thomas Clarkson

34143. Most of the slaves, who were thus unconditionally freed, returned without any solicitation to their former masters, to serve them, at stated wages; as free men. The work, which they now did, was found to better done than before. – Thomas Clarkson

34144. It appears first, that liberty is a natural, and government an adventitious right, because all men were originally free. – Thomas Clarkson

34145. Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition. – Thomas Clarkson

34146. There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice. – Thomas Clarkson

34147. If I’ve been here a long time, I think: I must go to London and speak to someone or see a bus. – Julian Clary

34148. It was all about wanting to get revenge. Pathetic, really, but it still is the motivation. – Julian Clary

34149. It’s a wise thing to hold back. – Julian Clary

34150. It’s almost a way of life. I know what makes me laugh. – Julian Clary

34151. Rodents can come across as being quite vacant in the personality stakes. – Julian Clary

34152. The good thing about getting older is that, as you become less attractive, so you have less desire to go out and conquer everyone you see. – Julian Clary

34153. The public has always had affection for gay entertainers. The time was right for an out gay entertainer. – Julian Clary

34154. The whole business of getting famous was good fun, but it was a long time ago. – Julian Clary

34155. There is a single entendre, but I don’t know about a triple one. – Julian Clary

34156. Just because someone’s dead doesn’t mean it’s over. My grandfather died more than 25 years ago, but I still think of him a lot and smell his smell. – Julian Clary

34157. I’ve found a more personal, pagan kind of religion to satisfy the spiritual side of things. – Julian Clary

34158. The English like eccentrics. They just don’t like them living next door. – Julian Clary

34159. I am full of gratitude for my life – and for this house. – Julian Clary

34160. The bullying was hideous and relentless, and we turned it round by making ourselves celebrities. – Julian Clary

34161. I’m not sure how aware of the rest of the world I am. I live a rather sheltered existence. – Julian Clary

34162. However light-hearted you try to be about it, the loss of youth, and everything that goes with it, is quite a trauma. – Julian Clary

34163. I didn’t think of myself as a tart, but I wouldn’t argue with anyone who did. – Julian Clary

34164. I get just as much of a thrill out of constructing a good sentence that gets a laugh at the end as I do from a joke. – Julian Clary

34165. I knew that this was what I wanted to talk about on stage. There was no point being coy about it, or pretending that I wasn’t gay. That was the substance of my whole act. If you took that away, there would be nothing left. – Julian Clary

34166. I live in a kind of gay bubble. I live in a gay house, I drive a gay car. I eat gay food. – Julian Clary

34167. I think Australians like a bit of vulgarity. – Julian Clary

34168. I thought a dignified thing to do would be to live in the country by the time I’m 50 and write books. – Julian Clary

34169. I thought they were staring at me because I was gay. But it was because I was on the telly. – Julian Clary

34170. I was lightweight – that was the whole point of me. – Julian Clary

34171. I’m currently in an interesting correspondence with a nun about forgiveness. – Julian Clary

34172. A lot of gay men have a lot of sex. That’s what we do. But I’ve stopped all that-the revolving door into my bedroom. Promiscuity. That was of its day, really. – Julian Clary

34173. Man has now become an adjunct to perfect and carry forward these conquests. – Albert Claude

34174. When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, its origins, and its ills. – Albert Claude

34175. We have entered the cell, the Mansion of our birth, and started the inventory of our acquired wealth. – Albert Claude

34176. This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case. – Albert Claude

34177. This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen. – Albert Claude

34178. The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival. – Albert Claude

34179. Small bodies, about half a micron in diameter, and later referred to under the name of ‘mitochondria’ were detected under the light microscope as early as 1894. – Albert Claude

34180. Once Ptolemy and Plato, yesterday Newton, today Einstein, and tomorrow new faiths, new beliefs, and new dimensions. – Albert Claude

34181. But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge, are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance, to the exclusion of all other possibilities? – Albert Claude

34182. No doubt, man will continue to weigh and to measure, watch himself grow, and his Universe around him and with him, according to the ever growing powers of his tools. – Albert Claude

34183. Man, like other organisms, is so perfectly coordinated that he may easily forget, whether awake or asleep, that he is a colony of cells in action, and that it is the cells which achieve, through him, what he has the illusion of accomplishing himself. – Albert Claude

34184. As far as I remember, even younger than eight, I have always been guided by reason. Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth, to the real, and to sane Justice. – Albert Claude

34185. For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell, as regards its basic physiological mechanisms, has remained one and the same. It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor. – Albert Claude

34186. For the resolving powers of our scientific instruments decide, at a given moment, of the size and the vision of our Universe, and of the image we then make of ourselves. – Albert Claude

34187. For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men. – Albert Claude

34188. Is it absurd to imagine that our social behavior, from amoeba to man, is also planned and dictated, from stored information, by the cells? And that the time has come for men to be entrusted with the task, through heroic efforts, of bringing life to other worlds? – Albert Claude

34189. It is the cells which create and maintain in us, during the span of our lives, our will to live and survive, to search and experiment, and to struggle. – Albert Claude

34190. Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance. – Albert Claude

34191. If a product is more expensive than another one, and more sustainable in ecology, consumers will not buy it. – Jean Claude

34192. I will never forget my beautiful days with you in Shanklin, they are certainly the most pleasant ones of my life. Look, I have tears in my eyes just to think about it. I am furious to be here, it is the end of happiness for a whole year. – Camille Claudel

34193. Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed; they are all in Paris to arrange it. – Camille Claudel

34194. It is in fact agreed that I am the plague, the cholera of the benevolent and generous men who are interested in art and that, when I show myself with my plasters, even the Emperor of the Sahara would flee. – Camille Claudel

34195. Last night, two men tried to force my shutters. I recognized them: they are two of Rodin’s Italian models. He told them to kill me. I am in his way; he wants to get rid of me. – Camille Claudel

34196. My countrymen have commissioned a bust of the Republic. It will be placed on the fountain of my native town. – Camille Claudel

34197. Send me one hundred francs on our future deals, otherwise I will disappear in a cataclysm. – Camille Claudel

34198. When you left on Saturday, I felt a horrible void, I saw you everywhere, on the beach, in your room, in the garden: impossible for me to get used to the idea that you had left. – Camille Claudel

34199. You find me at work; excuse the dust on my blouse. I sculpt my marble myself. – Camille Claudel

34200. You know what black hatred women feel toward me as soon as they see me, until I return inside my shell, they use every possible weapon. As soon as a generous man tries to help me out, a woman is here to hold his arm and prevent him from acting. – Camille Claudel

34201. You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope! – Camille Claudel

34202. If you are nice, and keep your promise, we will be in paradise. – Camille Claudel

34203. You see that it is not at all like Rodin… I share these only with you, don’t show them. – Camille Claudel

34204. I have all sorts of problems and feel discouraged. – Camille Claudel

34205. I would prefer to have a more appealing job. If I could still change careers, I would prefer it. This unfortunate art is made for long beards and ugly faces rather than for a relatively well-endowed woman. – Camille Claudel

34206. I would have preferred to be successful here with a piece that cost me a huge amount of money and effort… rather than sending to Bohemia some ordinary works. – Camille Claudel

34207. I am not feeling any better because I cannot stay in bed, having constant cause for walking. They say I leave at night by the window of my tower, hanging from a red umbrella with which I set fire to the forest! – Camille Claudel

34208. I don’t want to say anything because I know I am unable to protect you from the harm that I see. – Camille Claudel

34209. I have been back in Paris for two weeks. Nothing new. Life is still bitter. – Camille Claudel

34210. I have had the problem of seeing my male model go to Italy and… stay there. – Camille Claudel

34211. I sleep completely naked to make me believe you are here, but when I wake up it is not the same thing. Most of all, don’t deceive me with other women any more. – Camille Claudel

34212. I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me to the president of the Republic. Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months, I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance. Please excuse me. – Camille Claudel

34213. I tolerate my faults but not at all other people’s. – Camille Claudel

34214. I took all my wax studies and threw them in the fire… that’s the way it is when something unpleasant happens to me. I take my hammer and I squash a figure. – Camille Claudel

34215. I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone. – Camille Claudel

34216. Don’t fear anything for your letters, they are burnt one by one and I hope you do the same with mine. – Camille Claudel

34217. I am scared; I don’t know what is going to happen to me. What was the point of working so hard and of being talented, to be rewarded like this? Never a penny, tormented all my life. It is horrible; one cannot imagine it. – Camille Claudel

34218. All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression; all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning. Everything is either symbol or parable. – Paul Claudel

34219. Intelligence is nothing without delight. – Paul Claudel

34220. It is fortunate that diplomats have long noses since they usually cannot see beyond them. – Paul Claudel

34221. No one is free who does not lord over himself. – Claudius

34222. To do no evil is good, to intend none better. – Claudius

34223. To do nothing evil is good; to wish nothing evil is better. – Claudius

34224. No one is more miserable than the person who wills everything and can do nothing. – Claudius

34225. Acquaintance lessens fame. – Claudius

34226. Say not always what you know, but always know what you say. – Claudius

34227. Go now, verses, on your light feet, you have not trodden hard on the old earth where the graves laugh when they see their guests, the one corpse stacked on top of the other. Go now and stagger to her whom I do not know. – Hugo Claus

34228. In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women. – Hugo Claus

34229. My verses stand gawping a bit. I never get used to this. They’ve lived here long enough. – Hugo Claus

34230. War is the province of danger. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34231. The more a general is accustomed to place heavy demands on his soldiers, the more he can depend on their response. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34232. The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it, and the means can never be considered in isolation form their purposes. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34233. Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34234. War is not an independent phenomenon, but the continuation of politics by different means. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34235. War is not merely a political act but a real political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse, a carrying out of the same by other means. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34236. War is regarded as nothing but the continuation of state policy with other means. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34237. War is the domain of physical exertion and suffering. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34238. The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34239. To secure peace is to prepare for war. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34240. War is the continuation of politics by other means. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34241. I shall proceed from the simple to the complex. But in war more than in any other subject we must begin by looking at the nature of the whole; for here more than elsewhere the part and the whole must always be thought of together. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34242. Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34243. War is not an exercise of the will directed at an inanimate matter. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34244. Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34245. Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34246. If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34247. It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34248. All action takes place, so to speak, in a kind of twilight, which like a fog or moonlight, often tends to make things seem grotesque and larger than they really are. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34249. Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34250. A conqueror is always a lover of peace. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34251. Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity. – Karl Von Clausewitz

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34252. Politics is the womb in which war develops. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34253. Principles and rules are intended to provide a thinking man with a frame of reference. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34254. Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior. – Karl Von Clausewitz

34255. God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible. – James Clavell

34256. The search for the truth is the most important work in the whole world, and the most dangerous. – James Clavell

34257. Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. – Henry Clay

34258. If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean. – Henry Clay

34259. Statistics are no substitute for judgment. – Henry Clay

34260. Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition. – Henry Clay

34261. I have heard something said about allegiance to the South. I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance. – Henry Clay

34262. I had rather be right than be President. – Henry Clay

34263. Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees. And both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people. – Henry Clay

34264. Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. – Henry Clay

34265. An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters. – Henry Clay

34266. I would rather be right than President. – Henry Clay

34267. The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity. – Henry Clay

34268. Well, this would be nice if it worked out, but I’m not selling the farm. – Jill Clayburgh

34269. I want to be an actress, not a personality. – Jill Clayburgh

34270. I wasn’t very good about juggling family and my career. I was interested in who was coming to the children’s birthday party, what my son was writing. I was thinking about Legos. – Jill Clayburgh

34271. People always seem to see echoes of their own lives in my films. – Jill Clayburgh

34272. There was just this amazing individuality. It’s just a whole different world of optimism and fearlessness, women taking off their bras and dancing around naked, and a political hopefulness and involvement. – Jill Clayburgh

34273. There’s something about soft, unstructured arms that’s very beautiful. – Jill Clayburgh

34274. I like to run, to go down the stairs, I’m one of those kind of people. – Jill Clayburgh

34275. What bugs me is that movies don’t reflect how interesting and vibrant women are. We don’t treasure women as they get older. – Jill Clayburgh

34276. There’s no environment. Use your imagination. There’s no fourth wall, whether it’s the first time you’ve told this story about her life, or the sixth time. – Jill Clayburgh

34277. I notice now, whatever character in whatever movie you’re watching, they have these toned arms and muscles. – Jill Clayburgh

34278. I love to swim for miles; I could just go back and forth. – Jill Clayburgh

34279. I just read that Time magazine cover story with all this information about how you have to have your kids by the time you’re 12 or it’s all over. Please. – Jill Clayburgh

34280. I just didn’t work that much while the kids were growing up. – Jill Clayburgh

34281. I don’t theorize too much. I sort of let the experience sink in, and I have to discover what the character is by doing it, and having those thoughts that she’s thinking. – Jill Clayburgh

34282. I don’t like sitting around in my dressing room very much. It feels a lot like theater. – Jill Clayburgh

34283. I came from dinner, went downtown with my friends, the elevator was down, I ran down the hall toward my room at 10 at night, having had two glasses of wine. – Jill Clayburgh

34284. Clothes are part of the character. They can’t but help inform who you are. – Jill Clayburgh

34285. A woman came up to me after one of the screenings with tears pouring down her face and sobbed, You’ve defined my entire life for me on the screen. – Jill Clayburgh

34286. I no longer say nice things about yoga. I was doing yoga so long before everybody else. – Jill Clayburgh

34287. San Francisco is an interesting place. It’s always been such a nice culturally diverse environment, which it still is, but there’s a lot of money there now and a lot of dot com’s so it’s a little different than it used to be. – Les Claypool

34288. Theaters are great. They’re designed to sound good, not for basketball. – Les Claypool

34289. New Year’s was insane! It was the best show I’ve ever played for New Year’s. – Les Claypool

34290. My favorite venues are the 2,000 seat theaters, like the Warfield. If there was a Warfield in every city, I would play it. That’s all I would do. I love venues like that. – Les Claypool

34291. Music in general is looking for something new overall. – Les Claypool

34292. I think the world is very much embracing this whole concept of musicians going out and playing their instruments and playing music for music as opposed to music that has something to do with some form of image or imagery. – Les Claypool

34293. I think Phish will come back. I just think it’s time for a breather. – Les Claypool

34294. We’ve all had our thing. I listened to the Monkees when I was little kid. – Les Claypool

34295. I pretty much built a band out of the most incredible guys I could possibly find. I didn’t really want a six-piece band, but it just ended up being a six-piece band because these guys are all awesome. – Les Claypool

34296. You might have a favorite book or film, but you can only watch or read it so many times before you have to let it sit and then go back and realize it’s your favorite still. At some point everything gets a little stale and you have to step away from it. – Les Claypool

34297. I don’t know if it was the whole audience getting stoned out of their minds getting ready for the Floyd thing or what it was, but it was like playing to a painting. – Les Claypool

34298. I liked the name Frog Brigade because it lent itself to a lot of cool imagery with the whole frog thing. – Les Claypool

34299. For the past couple of years I’ve been pretty bored with music in general… just bored with it. – Les Claypool

34300. The most important job you’ll ever have is in the walls of your own home. – Jane Clayson

34301. A man’s respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck. – Adam Clayton

34302. For us there’s U2 music, and then there’s everything else. – Adam Clayton

34303. I was drawn to things I thought were either sexy or aggressive – or both. – Adam Clayton

34304. If you believe in a cause, you must be willing to put yourself on the line for that cause. – Adam Clayton

34305. Men should not be forced to wear pants when it’s not cold. – Adam Clayton

34306. The drums tell me everything. Everything else registers a millisecond later. – Adam Clayton

34307. Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality. – Adam Clayton

34308. Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ. – John Clayton

34309. The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other. – John Clayton

34310. The purpose of this study is to offer a logical, practical, pragmatic proof of the existence of God from a purely scientific perspective. – John Clayton

34311. There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday. – John Clayton

34312. There was no instruction to be thankful that the Christians were special people, chosen people. There was no nationalistic, political or ethnic superiority to be thankful for. – John Clayton

34313. Was the real Jesus of history one and the same as the Christ of faith whom we read about in the New Testament and worship in the church? Was Jesus really raised from the dead? Is he really the divine Lord of lords? – John Clayton

34314. We are assuming that we exist, that there is reality, and that the matter of which we are made is real. – John Clayton

34315. Why is it any more reasonable to believe that God has always been than it is to say that matter has always been? – John Clayton

34316. Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe in God through my studies in science, it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed faith and science as enemies. – John Clayton

34317. Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another. – John Clayton

34318. What is the origin of God? – John Clayton

34319. Just as a puppy can be more of a challenge than a gift, so too can the holidays. – John Clayton

34320. It is my fervent hope and prayer that by exposing my mistakes and by pointing out the things that were a part of my early life, some who might be following the same paths might not make those same mistakes. – John Clayton

34321. All holidays can be good times. – John Clayton

34322. Is it possible that the portrait of the divine Son of God is an exaggeration, at best, or a complete fabrication, at worst, of the original Jesus? – John Clayton

34323. Almost every time I am in a lectureship on a college campus, young people will say, If there is a God and if he is a loving and merciful God, how do you explain the problems of suffering and death and all the tragedies that happen to people? – John Clayton

34324. In the surface of the paper there is only length and width-there is no such thing as thickness. – John Clayton

34325. I guess none of us like to look back in our lives to a time when we made poor judgments and foolish mistakes. – John Clayton

34326. I believe any question that man can ask has a reasonable answer-at least an answer that is as consistent with God’s existence as it is in opposition to God’s existence. – John Clayton

34327. Could the one whom Christians worship be merely a mythological creation, or is he real? These questions have exercised many great minds and have been the dominant issue in New Testament studies during this century. – John Clayton

34328. Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving. Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday. – John Clayton

34329. Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him. – John Clayton

34330. Between 1910 and 1950 approximately 350 lives of Jesus were published in the English language alone. – John Clayton

34331. The emphasis on the birth of Christ tends to polarize our pluralistic society and create legal and ethnic belligerence. – John Clayton

34332. Not only are Christians writing about Jesus, but also Communists, Jews, atheists and agnostics are taking up their pens to paint a portrait of Jesus. – John Clayton

34333. In my preaching the shafts are ever aimed at the brainwashed horde. – Powell Clayton

34334. Let’s trace the birth of an idea. It’s born as rampant radicalism, then it becomes progressivism, then liberalism, then it becomes moderated conservative, outmoded, and gone. – Powell Clayton

34335. Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment. – Powell Clayton

34336. These are the days for strong men to courageously expose wrong. – Powell Clayton

34337. Mix a conviction with a man and something happens. – Powell Clayton

34338. I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up. – Beverly Cleary

34339. Writers are good at plucking out what they need here and there. – Beverly Cleary

34340. With twins, reading aloud to them was the only chance I could get to sit down. I read them picture books until they were reading on their own. – Beverly Cleary

34341. What interests me is what children go through while growing up. – Beverly Cleary

34342. We didn’t have television in those days, and many people didn’t even have radios. My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. – Beverly Cleary

34343. Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood. – Beverly Cleary

34344. People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don’t really read children’s books. – Beverly Cleary

34345. People are inclined to say that I am Ramona. I’m not sure that’s true, but I did share some experiences with her. – Beverly Cleary

34346. Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises. – Beverly Cleary

34347. One rainy Sunday when I was in the third grade, I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered that even though I did not want to, I was reading. I have been a reader ever since. – Beverly Cleary

34348. I was an only child; I didn’t have a sister, or sisters. – Beverly Cleary

34349. I enjoy writing for third and fourth graders most of all. – Beverly Cleary

34350. Children want to do what grownups do. – Beverly Cleary

34351. I was a librarian. – Beverly Cleary

34352. Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school. – Beverly Cleary

34353. I don’t think children’s inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play. – Beverly Cleary

34354. I feel sometimes that in children’s books there are more and more grim problems, but I don’t know that I want to burden third- and fourth-graders with them. – Beverly Cleary

34355. I grew up before there were strict leash laws. – Beverly Cleary

34356. I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house. – Beverly Cleary

34357. I read my books aloud before they were published. – Beverly Cleary

34358. I wanted to be a ballerina. I changed my mind. – Beverly Cleary

34359. I was a great reader of fairy tales. I tried to read the entire fairy tale section of the library. – Beverly Cleary

34360. I don’t necessarily start with the beginning of the book. I just start with the part of the story that’s most vivid in my imagination and work forward and backward from there. – Beverly Cleary

34361. If I have a talent for making some fourth-grader who hates school and reading to hate it a little less, then I have to do the most with what I’ve been issued. – Brian P. Cleary

34362. Our cat is kind dove shellfish, and thinks the world is hers, She finds a comfy spot and then we pet turtle sheep purrs. – Brian P. Cleary

34363. You want a story? Read ‘Gone With the Wind’. These aren’t stories. They’re joke books. The whole thing of a beginning, a middle and an end has been done to death. – Brian P. Cleary

34364. When a kid can understand that a word can mean two things, there’s some real thinking going on. They have a vested interest in finding out what a word means, because it’s the punch line to a joke. – Brian P. Cleary

34365. These are books that want to be read out loud. These are books kids share with each other, and I think that’s important. – Brian P. Cleary

34366. Kids enjoy laughing and are seldom bored when they find something funny. They also ask questions, often to adults, because they understand that the more words they can comprehend about a funny story or a joke, the more they’ll enjoy it. – Brian P. Cleary

34367. In writing I found something I could do at least as well as my peers, if not better. – Brian P. Cleary

34368. I love the semicolon; it’s unnecessary, but graceful and sophisticated. – Brian P. Cleary

34369. I like all things grammatical, and I had already written several books about parts of speech, and even the alphabet, so everything that makes up a sentence and even a word was covered except for punctuation. – Brian P. Cleary

34370. It’s perfectly okay if you don’t understand every single one of them. For one thing, I make a lot of corny jokes, and you have to be 40 years old to get some of them. – Brian P. Cleary

34371. You’re either part of the solution or you’re part of the problem. – Eldridge Cleaver

34372. Too much agreement kills a chat. – Eldridge Cleaver

34373. What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant, powerful body and a dull, bestial mind. – Eldridge Cleaver

34374. The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less. – Eldridge Cleaver

34375. There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people’s safety and greatness. – Eldridge Cleaver

34376. The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books. – Eldridge Cleaver

34377. In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all. – Eldridge Cleaver

34378. If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America. – Eldridge Cleaver

34379. I have taken an oath in my heart to oppose communism until the day I die. – Eldridge Cleaver

34380. I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare. – Eldridge Cleaver

34381. History could pass for a scarlet text, its jot and title graven red in human blood. – Eldridge Cleaver

34382. All the gods are dead except the god of war. – Eldridge Cleaver

34383. You don’t have to teach people how to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman. – Eldridge Cleaver

34384. Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due. – Eldridge Cleaver

34385. Social Security is a covenant that should not be broken. – Emanuel Cleaver

34386. There are people walking around the streets of Kansas City who are unemployed, while one of our largest employers is not only sending jobs aboard, but then turning around and making a statement about preserving jobs. – Emanuel Cleaver

34387. Being born with a pair of beady eyes was the best thing that ever happened to me. – Lee Van Cleef

34388. The English contribution to world cuisine – the chip. – John Cleese

34389. If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth. – John Cleese

34390. If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking ‘Do you want fries with that?’ – John Cleese

34391. You don’t have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life’s about change. – John Cleese

34392. If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play. – John Cleese

34393. It seems astounding to me now that the video games are perhaps as important as the movie themselves. And people will spend 2 or 3 years obsessing about the video game in exactly the same way that they’d be obsessing about the movie if they were working on that. – John Cleese

34394. The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way, often to a not very good idea which sparked off another idea that was only slightly better, which somebody else misunderstood in such a way that they then said something which was really rather interesting. – John Cleese

34395. The thrill I got discovering Buster Keaton when I was growing up was so exciting. He was one of the greats. – John Cleese

34396. When the target audience is American teenage kids, you can have problems. My generation prized really fine acting and writing. Sometimes you have to go back to the basic principles which underpin great visual comedy. – John Cleese

34397. If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat? – John Cleese

34398. Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it. – John Cleese

34399. I can’t tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family, it’s like going to somebody else’s Christmas dinner, everyone knows everyone, and you’re there and you’re not quite sure what you’re supposed to be doing. – John Cleese

34400. Who’s ever going to write a film in which I get the girl? Me! – John Cleese

34401. I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from. – John Cleese

34402. I want to write a book which is the history of comedy. – John Cleese

34403. I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and that’s to get rid of all my other desires. – John Cleese

34404. I think that sometimes you do something that makes a small group of people laugh, which is all we were trying to do; we were just trying to make each other laugh. – John Cleese

34405. I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me. – John Cleese

34406. I can never do better than Fawlty Towers whatever I do. Now I very much want to teach young talent some rules of the game. – John Cleese

34407. He who laughs most, learns best. – John Cleese

34408. God was treated like this powerful, erratic, rather punitive father who has to be pacified and praised. You know, flattered. – John Cleese

34409. For me, the great problem growing up in England was that I had a very narrow concept of what God can be, and it was damn close to an old man with a beard. – John Cleese

34410. Don’t let anyone tell you what you ought to like… Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don’t appeal to me at all. – John Cleese

34411. Comedy always works best when it is mean-spirited. – John Cleese

34412. But then acting is all about faking. We’re all very good at faking things that we have no competence with. – John Cleese

34413. A man will give up almost anything except his suffering. – John Cleese

34414. I tend to have an odd split in my mind: I tend to look at it as a writer and when the writing thing is OK and I’m happy with it, then I put on my actor’s hat. – John Cleese

34415. John Kerry’s service did not end in Vietnam. It began there. – Max Cleland

34416. Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat. – Max Cleland

34417. We are running out of time. We need a strategy to win in Iraq or an exit strategy to leave. – Max Cleland

34418. I don’t know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war. – Georges Clemenceau

34419. A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land, is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne. – Georges Clemenceau

34420. War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men. – Georges Clemenceau

34421. War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory. – Georges Clemenceau

34422. My home policy: I wage war; my foreign policy: I wage war. All the time I wage war. – Georges Clemenceau

34423. In order to act, you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking. – Georges Clemenceau

34424. Everything I know I learned after I was thirty. – Georges Clemenceau

34425. Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have, and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more. – Georges Clemenceau

34426. America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization. – Georges Clemenceau

34427. All that I know I learned after I was thirty. – Georges Clemenceau

34428. A man’s life is interesting primarily when he has failed – I well know. For it’s a sign that he tried to surpass himself. – Georges Clemenceau

34429. A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he’s not a man of action. You must act as you breathe. – Georges Clemenceau

34430. It is far easier to make war than peace. – Georges Clemenceau

34431. The student body was huge at UT and you had to mature pretty quick, very quick actually. I enjoyed it and it helped me a lot in my life in general – not only in the classroom but on the baseball field as well. – Roger Clemens

34432. It was an exciting time for me personally because the number of times I’ve been to the playoffs, that was the opportunity to obtain the first ring. That was special, that’s for sure. – Roger Clemens

34433. I’d be cheating everyone here, the staff and rest of my teammates, if I wasn’t able to stay on top of my work. It was almost like therapy, to come back and get in an environment I’m comfortable with. – Roger Clemens

34434. I’ve been very fortunate. I feel very thankful. I’ve been able to come home and do some fun things and make it exciting for people here at home. – Roger Clemens

34435. I’ve lost a little bit of my fire… I don’t want to say I’ve lost my passion. – Roger Clemens

34436. If I get two strikes, I’ll go to a pitch maybe that will help induce that a little bit. – Roger Clemens

34437. My main concern is when it’s 2-0, I’ve got to keep it at 2-0. It gives us a little more of a chance. To give up four more runs, that isn’t going to get it done. I don’t care who you’re facing or who you’re playing, it’s not going to get it done. – Roger Clemens

34438. Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas. College baseball, I love it. – Roger Clemens

34439. The tradition you have at the University of Texas is like no other. It helped me in the future where I got to play in 2 cities that were rich in tradition. – Roger Clemens

34440. When I look back at the tapes, your first everything, your first All-Star Game, your first playoff experience, it just seems like it went by really fast. – Roger Clemens

34441. You know in 1982, the year we came in tied for 3rd, we probably had a better team – I mean as far as talent. When we came back the following year and won it, our pitching staff was a little more experienced and it was such a thrill. – Roger Clemens

34442. My only day off is the day I pitch. – Roger Clemens

34443. Everybody kind of perceives me as being angry. It’s not anger, it’s motivation. – Roger Clemens

34444. I wish there was a bar I could send opposing teams to and get them hammered or something – I could tell my buddies in New York to leave their places open or something. Playing for the Yankees, guys come at you extremely hard. I have to be ready or I’ll be embarrassed. – Roger Clemens

34445. I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that’s what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it. – Roger Clemens

34446. Going to Omaha for the College World Series – the people there are tremendous – huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days – you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that. – Roger Clemens

34447. Even though I play a professional sport now, I love college baseball. – Roger Clemens

34448. But I’m not looking forward to trying to strike out a lot of guys. – Roger Clemens

34449. But I got a guy on third, I was in a jam the other day in a game, all those situations, when you need a strikeout there, in big spots. But we are very aware of that fact, that these guys put the ball in play. – Roger Clemens

34450. Every time I toe the rubber, it’s no different for me than it was in the World Series. – Roger Clemens

34451. I don’t bat an eye at stuff like that. I’ve had my share of wins. If I worried about the games I should have won, it would probably drive me crazy. It was a fun game to pitch in. – Roger Clemens

34452. Keep up hope for a better economy, more jobs, better wages, affordable healthcare and all the issues we have brought into focus. – Bob Clement

34453. Speculation is perfectly all right, but if you stay there you’ve only founded a superstition. If you test it, you’ve started a science. – Hal Clement

34454. I am more valuable to my team hitting .330 then swinging for home runs. – Roberto Clemente

34455. Baseball has been very good to me. – Roberto Clemente

34456. I am convinced that God wanted me to be a baseball player. – Roberto Clemente

34457. I want to be remembered as a ballplayer who gave all I had to give. – Roberto Clemente

34458. I was born to play baseball. – Roberto Clemente

34459. If I would be happy, I would be a very bad ball player. With me, when I get mad, it puts energy in my body. – Roberto Clemente

34460. To the people here, we are outsiders. Foreigners. – Roberto Clemente

34461. But some people act like they think I live in the jungle someplace. – Roberto Clemente

34462. I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead. – Clarence Clemons

34463. There’ll be no oiling up with this band. The oil has been there for years and it only gets better. – Clarence Clemons

34464. The word spiritual, not the word religious, is the key. – Clarence Clemons

34465. The calm mind allows one to connect with the inner self, the Soul, the very source of our being. That’s where the music lives. That’s where my music comes from. – Clarence Clemons

34466. Now that I am much older, I have had a number of sax players tell me I was responsible for them playing sax. Some of them I have admired over the years. – Clarence Clemons

34467. In the mental calmness of a spiritual life, I have found that the answers to the whys in our lives are able to come to you. In my music I find the same thing. – Clarence Clemons

34468. I take my job as a rock and roll sax player very seriously. To do it the way that I must do it, I must be in good condition. The better shape you’re in, the harder you can rock. – Clarence Clemons

34469. I like health-conscious cooking, but growing up in the South, I do love southern cooking; southern France, southern Italy, southern Spain. I love southern cooking. – Clarence Clemons

34470. It’s a matter of choosing what is most important to you and putting that first. Once you have recognized your true purpose in life, this becomes much easier. – Clarence Clemons

34471. I do read music, but I prefer playing from the heart. – Clarence Clemons

34472. Being involved in the well-being and advancement of one’s own community is a most natural thing to do. – Clarence Clemons

34473. As a horn player, the greatest compliment one can get is when a person comes to you and says, ‘I heard this saxophone on the radio the other day and I knew it was you. I don’t know the song, but I know it was you on sax.’ – Clarence Clemons

34474. I look forward to working out every day. – Clarence Clemons

34475. I’m not comparing Bush to Adolf Hitler – because George Bush, for one thing, is not as smart as Adolf Hitler. – David Clennon

34476. I’m saying that the moral climate within the ruling class in this country is not that different from the moral climate within the ruling class of Hitler’s Germany. – David Clennon

34477. Celerity is never more admired than by the negligent. – Cleopatra

34478. Fool! Don’t you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you. – Cleopatra

34479. All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise. – Cleopatra

34480. I will not be triumphed over. – Cleopatra

34481. In praising Antony I have dispraised Caesar. – Cleopatra

34482. My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely. – Cleopatra

34483. We are coming back just four years from today. – Frances Cleveland

34484. No man has ever yet been hanged for breaking the spirit of a law. – Grover Cleveland

34485. Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters. – Grover Cleveland

34486. Party honesty is party expediency. – Grover Cleveland

34487. Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made. – Grover Cleveland

34488. Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours. – Grover Cleveland

34489. Some day I will be better remembered. – Grover Cleveland

34490. The lesson should be constantly enforced that though the people support the Government, Government should not support the people. – Grover Cleveland

34491. The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity. – Grover Cleveland

34492. Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust. – Grover Cleveland

34493. Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream. – Grover Cleveland

34494. Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people. – Grover Cleveland

34495. A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil. – Grover Cleveland

34496. Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again. – Grover Cleveland

34497. After an existence of nearly 20 years of almost innocuous desuetude, these laws are brought forth. – Grover Cleveland

34498. The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board. – Grover Cleveland

34499. He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor. – Grover Cleveland

34500. Honor lies in honest toil. – Grover Cleveland

34501. A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves. – Grover Cleveland

34502. I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor. – Grover Cleveland

34503. I have tried so hard to do right. – Grover Cleveland

34504. I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid. – Grover Cleveland

34505. I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind. – Grover Cleveland

34506. In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people’s office. – Grover Cleveland

34507. It is better to be defeated standing for a high principle than to run by committing subterfuge. – Grover Cleveland

34508. Communism is a hateful thing, and a menace to peace and organized government. – Grover Cleveland

34509. Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander, but confine him home. – John Cleveland

34510. I am no Poet here; my pen’s the spout where the rain water of my eyes run out. – John Cleveland

34511. Love melts the rigor which the rocks have bred; a flint will break upon a feather bed. – John Cleveland

34512. My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams, but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance till they swallow me as a description of his misery. – John Cleveland

34513. I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it. – Voltairine de Cleyre

34514. An artist can be truly evaluated only after he is dead. At the very 11th hour, he might do something that will eclipse everything else. – Van Cliburn

34515. I’m not a success, I’m a sensation. – Van Cliburn

34516. If you go out to Hollywood you’ll find a lot of fantastic plastic people there in the business and a lot of people in life generally. They find it so hard to be themselves that they have to be plastic. – Jimmy Cliff

34517. I am not conscious of falling under any of those ornithological divisions. – Clark M. Clifford

34518. We’re going through a kind of ancient, barbaric war dance now – it’s almost an ultimate in absurdity. – Clark M. Clifford

34519. I don’t belong in the world. That’s what it is. Something separates me from other people. – John Clifford

34520. The avian influenza found in mainland British Columbia poses no significant threat to human health. – John Clifford

34521. We remain very confident in the safety of U.S. beef. – John Clifford

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34522. We feel much happier and more secure when we think we know precisely what to do, no matter what happens, then when we have lost our way and do not know where to turn. – William Kingdon Clifford

34523. The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery. – William Kingdon Clifford

34524. The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs. – William Kingdon Clifford

34525. The rule which should guide us in such cases is simple and obvious enough: that the aggregate testimony of our neighbours is subject to the same conditions as the testimony of any one of them. – William Kingdon Clifford

34526. There is no scientific discoverer, no poet, no painter, no musician, who will not tell you that he found ready made his discovery or poem or picture – that it came to him from outside, and that he did not consciously create it from within. – William Kingdon Clifford

34527. This sense of power is the highest and best of pleasures when the belief on which it is founded is a true belief, and has been fairly earned by investigation. – William Kingdon Clifford

34528. To consider only one other such witness: the followers of the Buddha have at least as much right to appeal to individual and social experience in support of the authority of the Eastern saviour. – William Kingdon Clifford

34529. To sum up: it is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence. – William Kingdon Clifford

34530. Our lives our guided by that general conception of the course of things which has been created by society for social purposes. – William Kingdon Clifford

34531. When an action is once done, it is right or wrong for ever; no accidental failure of its good or evil fruits can possibly alter that. – William Kingdon Clifford

34532. To know all about anything is to know how to deal with it under all circumstances. – William Kingdon Clifford

34533. Every rustic who delivers in the village alehouse his slow, infrequent sentences, may help to kill or keep alive the fatal superstitions which clog his race. – William Kingdon Clifford

34534. We may always depend on it that algebra, which cannot be translated into good English and sound common sense, is bad algebra. – William Kingdon Clifford

34535. Nor is it that truly a belief at all which has not some influence upon the actions of him who holds it. – William Kingdon Clifford

34536. An atmosphere of beliefs and conceptions has been formed by the labours and struggles of our forefathers, which enables us to breathe amid the various and complex circumstances of our life. – William Kingdon Clifford

34537. He who truly believes that which prompts him to an action has looked upon the action to lust after it, he has committed it already in his heart. – William Kingdon Clifford

34538. If a belief is not realized immediately in open deeds, it is stored up for the guidance of the future. – William Kingdon Clifford

34539. If I steal money from any person, there may be no harm done from the mere transfer of possession; he may not feel the loss, or it may prevent him from using the money badly. But I cannot help doing this great wrong towards Man, that I make myself dishonest. – William Kingdon Clifford

34540. In like manner, if I let myself believe anything on insufficient evidence, there may be no great harm done by the mere belief; it may be true after all, or I may never have occasion to exhibit it in outward acts. – William Kingdon Clifford

34541. Into this, for good or ill, is woven every belief of every man who has speech of his fellows. A awful privilege, and an awful responsibility, that we should help to create the world in which posterity will live. – William Kingdon Clifford

34542. It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence. – William Kingdon Clifford

34543. Namely, we have no right to believe a thing true because everybody says so unless there are good grounds for believing that some one person at least has the means of knowing what is true, and is speaking the truth so far as he knows it. – William Kingdon Clifford

34544. No simplicity of mind, no obscurity of station, can escape the universal duty of questioning all that we believe. – William Kingdon Clifford

34545. A little reflection will show us that every belief, even the simplest and most fundamental, goes beyond experience when regarded as a guide to our actions. – William Kingdon Clifford

34546. You get elected, often, if you’re a woman, on the strength of the women’s vote; then you get into office, and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment. – Eleanor Clift

34547. Bush does not want to go down in history as the president who lost in Iraq. His strategy to the extent he has one is to hang tough and let whoever succeeds him take the fall. – Eleanor Clift

34548. Living in the fishbowl is hard enough without worrying about a Secret Service that can’t keep mum. – Eleanor Clift

34549. The list of women to potentially be on a major party ticket, in both parties, is embarrassingly short. – Eleanor Clift

34550. Politics is so much about serendipity that we’ve got to have a bigger pool of women, so that when people drop out of the process, you’ve got others to turn to. – Eleanor Clift

34551. People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician. – Eleanor Clift

34552. Often, the disparities in the ways men and women are treated are subtle; there are not these clear barriers that you have to break down. – Eleanor Clift

34553. Looking at female candidates today, other women are the hardest on them, especially older women who were brought up in a different culture. – Eleanor Clift

34554. It’s a complicated set of opinions that women bring to the voting booth. – Eleanor Clift

34555. If you think of life and death on a continuum, finding the point where it tips is complicated. It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity. It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that you’re doing what’s right for your loved one. – Eleanor Clift

34556. If you look at where presidents come from, they’re former governors or senators. – Eleanor Clift

34557. If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars, it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics. – Eleanor Clift

34558. If privacy ends where hypocrisy begins, Kitty Kelley’s steamy expose is a contribution to contemporary history. – Eleanor Clift

34559. Bush is good at stating the obviously untrue. – Eleanor Clift

34560. Today’s young women don’t really see inequities until they go out into the real world. – Eleanor Clift

34561. At the unveiling at the White House of the presidential portrait, President Bush pointed out that Hillary Clinton was the first sitting Senator in history to have her portrait hanging in the White House. – Eleanor Clift

34562. Hospice means end-of-life care. The admission ticket is a diagnosis from a doctor that you have six months or less to live. – Eleanor Clift

34563. The only line that’s wrong in Shakespeare is ‘holding a mirror up to nature.’ You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art. – Montgomery Clift

34564. The closer we come to the negative, to death, the more we blossom. – Montgomery Clift

34565. Look, I’m not odd. I’m just trying to be an actor; not a movie star, an actor. – Montgomery Clift

34566. Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy. – Montgomery Clift

34567. People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry, and that’s a mistake. One should wish to celebrate more than one wishes to be celebrated. – Lucille Clifton

34568. Poetry is a matter of life, not just a matter of language. – Lucille Clifton

34569. I know that I’m going to have to work hard, keep working hard, and not because of this victory think, “I’m back.” I don’t think like that. I’ll definitely work hard. Things are not going to be easy. I might lose first round next week. You never know. – Kim Clijsters

34570. Carnegie Hall was real fabulous, but you know, it ain’t as big as the Grand Ole Opry. – Patsy Cline

34571. If I made a list of the people I admire, Mom would probably fill up half of it. She could do anything and everything. – Patsy Cline

34572. I recorded a song called, I Fall to Pieces, and I was in a car wreck. Now I’m worried because I have a brand-new record, and it’s called Crazy! – Patsy Cline

34573. I’d like to do my first record I ever made, A Church, a Courtroom, and Then Goodbye. – Patsy Cline

34574. I’m gonna be something one of these days. – Patsy Cline

34575. I’m gonna walk a little bit of dog. – Patsy Cline

34576. I’m having surgery today to have my face cleaned up. But it will take some fancy stitching to make me all beautiful again! – Patsy Cline

34577. I’m not gonna ride home in the car. I’ll wait for Randy. I think I’ll get home quicker. – Patsy Cline

34578. I played with Arthur Godfrey for about a year and a half. – Patsy Cline

34579. I’ve become a captive of my own ambitions. – Patsy Cline

34580. I would never have gone anywhere if it hadn’t been for Mother’s faith and support. – Patsy Cline

34581. In childhood I developed a serious throat infection, and my heart stopped beating. I recovered from that illness with a voice that boomed forth like Kate Smith’s! – Patsy Cline

34582. It seems that every time I stick my neck out, I get my foot into something else. – Patsy Cline

34583. My new house is going to have wall-to-wall awards! – Patsy Cline

34584. Sitting around the house playing the wife and mother is driving me crazy. – Patsy Cline

34585. The one thing I wanted to do more than anything else was sing country music. – Patsy Cline

34586. You’re gonna have to learn to get out there in front of those cameras and hold your head up. Take charge when you’re singing. – Patsy Cline

34587. I’m not making up my mind about anything right now. Things are happening so quickly for me, and I’m still in the thinking stage. – Patsy Cline

34588. Anybody that’ll stand up to The Cline is all right. – Patsy Cline

34589. I got me a hit record and I ain’t never made a cent from it. – Patsy Cline

34590. I can’t miss a night’s work and let my public down. – Patsy Cline

34591. I’m at that point again where it don’t matter where he is to me anymore. – Patsy Cline

34592. Boys, they can’t take my refrigerator now. They’ll never get my car now. I paid cash for ’em and they’re mine, and I’m keepin’ ’em! – Patsy Cline

34593. I have gotten more than I asked for. All that I ever wanted was to hear my voice on record and have a song among the Top 20. – Patsy Cline

34594. He sits at the kitchen table, which is the only authentic way to touch down at home in Queens. – Francis X. Clines

34595. The resultant tales from life are stirring reader interest, survivor passions and unease among Britons. – Francis X. Clines

34596. We proved we could be safe and secure at home, and still have more allies and friends in the world. – Chelsea Clinton

34597. I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters. – Chelsea Clinton

34598. Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration. – DeWitt Clinton

34599. The sinner will not confess, nor will the priest receive his confession, if the veil of secrecy is removed. – DeWitt Clinton

34600. Probably my worst quality is that I get very passionate about what I think is right. – Hillary Clinton

34601. The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future. – Hillary Clinton

34602. The challenge is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible. – Hillary Clinton

34603. The candidates we have in this campaign are… the most accomplished, in terms of public service, that we’ve had since 1960. One of them will be successful. – Hillary Clinton

34604. The United States strongly condemns the illegal disclosure of classified information. It puts people’s lives in danger, threatens our national security, and undermines our efforts to work with other countries to solve shared problems. – Hillary Clinton

34605. The American people are tired of liars and people who pretend to be something they’re not. – Hillary Clinton

34606. Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process. – Hillary Clinton

34607. Often times when you face such an overwhelming challenge as global climate change, it can be somewhat daunting – it’s kind of like trying to lose weight, which I know something about. – Hillary Clinton

34608. One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr., President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built his career around dismantling Dr. King’s legacy. – Hillary Clinton

34609. In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. – Hillary Clinton

34610. The American taxpayer should not be treated more shabbily than debtors from other nations and we should be encouraging other nations to help rebuild Iraq’s economy. – Hillary Clinton

34611. There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who’ve historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want. – Hillary Clinton

34612. Today we voted as Democrats and Republicans. Tomorrow we begin again as New Yorkers. – Hillary Clinton

34613. We don’t have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job, which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way. – Hillary Clinton

34614. We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn’t mean that we’re going to agree. – Hillary Clinton

34615. We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society. – Hillary Clinton

34616. We would very much like to see Iran take a position as a responsible leader that doesn’t intimidate or threaten or scare its neighbors and others. But the choice is really up to Iran and we’re going to keep working to try to come out with the right decision. – Hillary Clinton

34617. We’ll hold out our hand; they have to unclench their fist. – Hillary Clinton

34618. What we have to do… is to find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities. – Hillary Clinton

34619. You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion. – Hillary Clinton

34620. You show people what you’re willing to fight for when you fight your friends. – Hillary Clinton

34621. There is a great deal of political pressure to only talk about abstinence, and to deny support for condoms and education on using them. This policy will lead to the unnecessary deaths of many people. – Hillary Clinton

34622. For centuries, New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world’s greatest athletes. – Hillary Clinton

34623. Many of you are well enough off that the tax cuts may have helped you. We’re saying that for America to get back on track, we’re probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We’re going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. – Hillary Clinton

34624. No matter what you think about the Iraq war, there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days – we have to salute the courage and bravery of those who are risking their lives to vote and those brave Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote. – Hillary Clinton

34625. All of us have to recognize that we owe our children more than we have been giving them. – Hillary Clinton

34626. As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics. – Hillary Clinton

34627. Both the American people and nations that censor the internet should understand that our government is committed to helping promote internet freedom. – Hillary Clinton

34628. Countries that will not tax their elite who expect us to come in and help them serve their people are just not going to get the kind of help from us that historically they may have. – Hillary Clinton

34629. Every president, if you watch what they look like when they come into office, you can see their hair turn white because it’s such a hard job. – Hillary Clinton

34630. I also believe that we have an extraordinary opportunity for the United States and European Union to lead the world in developing and implementing new and more efficient technologies – smart electrical grids and electrical vehicles. – Hillary Clinton

34631. I believe in a zone of privacy. – Hillary Clinton

34632. I feel very lucky because of my parents and then my education, the opportunities that I’ve had, so I would like to continue working to improve lives for others. – Hillary Clinton

34633. In almost every profession – whether it’s law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business – people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it. – Hillary Clinton

34634. Let’s not leave an educational vacuum to be filled by religious extremists who go to families who have no other option and offer meals, housing and some form of education. If we are going to combat extremism then we must educate those very same children. – Hillary Clinton

34635. Every nation has to either be with us, or against us. Those who harbor terrorists, or who finance them, are going to pay a price. – Hillary Clinton

34636. In the aftermath of September 11, and as the 9/11 Commission report so aptly demonstrates, it is clear that our intelligence system is not working the way that it should. – Hillary Clinton

34637. I think I will serve as secretary of state as my last public position. – Hillary Clinton

34638. If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle. – Hillary Clinton

34639. I’m undaunted in my quest to amuse myself by constantly changing my hair. – Hillary Clinton

34640. I’m not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president. – Hillary Clinton

34641. I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to be stolen State Department cables. But I can say that the United States deeply regrets the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential, including private discussions between counterparts or our diplomats’ personal assessments and observations. – Hillary Clinton

34642. I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves, ‘How do we calculate the risk?’ And sometimes we don’t calculate it correctly; we either overstate it or understate it. – Hillary Clinton

34643. In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I’m keeping a chart. – Hillary Clinton

34644. My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It’s got politics in it, it’s got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things. – Kate Clinton

34645. I’m happy to say that I’m a lesbian in the world. I know there are people who don’t want to be called women comedians, but I think it gives a path to the fact that we live in extremely patriarchal times. – Kate Clinton

34646. When my brother-in-law, BIll Clinton, was elected, he had gay friends. That was a coming out. – Kate Clinton

34647. What goes for sex goes double for politics. – Kate Clinton

34648. We signed up for Showtime, which I think put us on a Homeland Security list somewhere. – Kate Clinton

34649. We really got a lot of very conservative gay people. You could look at the figures from the last election and realize that a third of the gay movement voted Republican. – Kate Clinton

34650. They didn’t even like Margaret Thatcher but at least there was Margaret Thatcher. There have been women, you know, Sonia Gandhi for heaven’s sakes in India. – Kate Clinton

34651. Some women can’t say the word lesbian… even when their mouth is full of one. – Kate Clinton

34652. I consider a CD or a comedy collection as a record of what I’ve been doing, and I try to wrap it up and start new material. – Kate Clinton

34653. Lesbian humor isn’t trying to sell anything, it doesn’t have to sell out. Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act; if it weren’t, more women would do it. – Kate Clinton

34654. Lesbians are likely to be drawn to stand-up, if only because it’s cheaper to produce and therefore more accessible for women. But the very form of stand-up is masculine. – Kate Clinton

34655. As you can imagine I’m disappointed as anything that I was not selected to be the presidential running mate. And I find it continually appalling that it would be a radical thing to have a woman on the ticket. – Kate Clinton

34656. I definitely want people to laugh because I don’t think there’s a better feeling – I think it’s just so fabulous to laugh. I don’t mind if people think, either. I think the brain is a very sexy organ. – Kate Clinton

34657. I try something new every night. It’s an hour show; if it works I maybe try it a few more times and then move that off and try something new. It’s a great workshop for me. – Kate Clinton

34658. I want to host a religious show. I’m sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o’clock spot on Sunday morning. I think we should really get some of our own preachers and preach that gay is good. And we’d have a great choir. – Kate Clinton

34659. I’m really happy that I was raised Catholic because it’s given me years of material. – Kate Clinton

34660. A friend of mine said, no matter what I do I always look like an English teacher. She actually said, you still look like a Campbell’s Soup kid. – Kate Clinton

34661. You are the most powerful cultural force in the world. – William J. Clinton

34662. Strength and wisdom are not opposing values. – William J. Clinton

34663. We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons. – William J. Clinton

34664. The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime. – William J. Clinton

34665. The new rage is to say that the government is the cause of all our problems, and if only we had no government, we’d have no problems. I can tell you, that contradicts evidence, history, and common sense. – William J. Clinton

34666. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America. – William J. Clinton

34667. Saddam Hussein didn’t kill 3,100 people on Sept. 11. Osama bin Laden did, and as far as we know he’s still alive. – William J. Clinton

34668. Today, many companies are reporting that their number one constraint on growth is the inability to hire workers with the necessary skills. – William J. Clinton

34669. Well, first of all, I think that a lot of the voters who are voting for the tea party candidates have really good impulses. That is, they believe that for years and years and years, the people with wealth and power or government power have done well and ordinary people have not. That’s true. – William J. Clinton

34670. When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities – locally, nationally and globally – that share the characteristics of all successful communities. – William J. Clinton

34671. When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web… Now even my cat has its own page. – William J. Clinton

34672. Where are the jobs going to come from?Small business, manufacturing and clean energy. Where’s the money to finance them? The banks and the corporations in America today have lots of money that they can invest right now. – William J. Clinton

34673. You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle. – William J. Clinton

34674. You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president. – William J. Clinton

34675. I like the job. That’s what I’ll miss the most… I’m not sure anybody ever liked this as much as I’ve liked it. – William J. Clinton

34676. Poor Darrell Hammond. What’s he going to do when I leave office? – William J. Clinton

34677. When we make college more affordable, we make the American dream more achievable. – William J. Clinton

34678. I haven’t eaten at a McDonald’s since I became President. – William J. Clinton

34679. A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving. – William J. Clinton

34680. If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction program. – William J. Clinton

34681. Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us and what will be here a long time after we’re gone. – William J. Clinton

34682. Because primarily of the power of the Internet, people of modest means can band together and amass vast sums of money that can change the world for some public good if they all agree. – William J. Clinton

34683. I am in support of the NRA position on gun control. – William J. Clinton

34684. American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted. – William J. Clinton

34685. I don’t believe you can find any evidence of the fact that I have changed government policy solely because of a contribution. – William J. Clinton

34686. I tried marijuana once. I did not inhale. – William J. Clinton

34687. My plan after office is to get up and spend that entire first day helping my wife move into her new senatorial office. – William J. Clinton

34688. One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That is our bottom line. – William J. Clinton

34689. I believe I’m a better authority than anybody else in America on my own wife. I have never known a person with a stronger sense of right and wrong in my life ever. – William J. Clinton

34690. Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel. – William J. Clinton

34691. Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our communities and our country. – William J. Clinton

34692. Let me say this as clearly as I can: No matter how sharp a grievance or how deep a hurt, there is no justification for killing innocents. – William J. Clinton

34693. In today’s knowledge-based economy, what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector, for example, pay 85 percent more than the private sector average. – William J. Clinton

34694. In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything. – William J. Clinton

34695. In a world with no systems, with chaos, everything becomes a guerilla struggle, and this predictability is not there. And it becomes almost impossible to save lives, educate kids, develop economies, whatever. – William J. Clinton

34696. It appears I am destined for something; I will live. – Robert Clive

34697. People know everything about everybody now. – George Clooney

34698. Run for office? No. I’ve slept with too many women, I’ve done too many drugs, and I’ve been to too many parties. – George Clooney

34699. The hardest thing is trying not to correct everything on the Internet. It’d be night and day – wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong. So you just have to say, ‘All right, I’ll take it, bring it on.’ – George Clooney

34700. The idea that every time you do a film you’re supposed to be tortured confuses me. I mean, guys who say, ‘Oh, it’s really tough, my character is really suffering’ -come on. For us, even in the rotten ones we’ve had a good time. I don’t think you have to suffer. – George Clooney

34701. The last real movie stars were probably Redford and Newman. And things were different then. There wasn’t this amazing amount of magazines and information about them. – George Clooney

34702. The only failure is not to try. – George Clooney

34703. The problem is, we elected a manager and we need a leader. Let’s face it: Bush is just dim. – George Clooney

34704. The government itself is running exactly like the Sopranos and they sit back and they make deals. And they say okay, ‘I’m going do this: France, you’re getting the pipelines.’ – George Clooney

34705. There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn’t have anybody to look down on. – George Clooney

34706. There’s no connection between al-Qaeda and Iraq. – George Clooney

34707. They say I was a bad Batman, that it was my fault, that I buried the franchise. But the truth is, it was a big project. I was pretty intimidated in that world. I did the best I could in the situation I was given. – George Clooney

34708. We’re picking on people we can beat. – George Clooney

34709. When you’re young you believe it when people tell you how good you are. And that’s the danger, you inhale. Everyone will tell you you’re a genius, which you are not, and if you understand that, you win. – George Clooney

34710. Who would name their kid Jack with the last words ‘off’ at the end of the last name? No wonder that guy is screwed up. – George Clooney

34711. You make a lot of films, do you? You make a lot of films yourself? Yeah, I’d like to see you make a film first before you get to talk about it. What a jerk. – George Clooney

34712. I grew up in the world of bad television, on my dad’s sets and then as a young schmuck on dating shows and so on. – George Clooney

34713. It’s incredibly unfair. You don’t see a lot of 60-year-old women with 20-year-old men onscreen. – George Clooney

34714. You have only a short period of time in your life to make your mark, and I’m there now. – George Clooney

34715. As you get older and ease your way into being a character actor you have to be comfortable with where you are in life and career, and I’m very comfortable with what I’m doing – working on projects I’m proud of. – George Clooney

34716. I’ve been lucky enough to do a few films that will last longer than an opening weekend and those films are the ones I’m proud of. – George Clooney

34717. I love children and I get along with them great. It’s just that I believe if you’re going to be a parent, there has to be something inside you that says, ‘I want a family.’ I don’t feel that sense of urgency. – George Clooney

34718. America can’t beat anyone anymore. – George Clooney

34719. But I’m kind of comfortable with getting older because it’s better than the other option, which is being dead. So I’ll take getting older. – George Clooney

34720. I bought a piano once because I had the dream of playing As Time Goes By as some girl’s leaning on it drinking a martini. Great image. But none of it worked out. I can’t even play Chopsticks. But I’ve got a nice piano at my house! – George Clooney

34721. I don’t believe in happy endings, but I do believe in happy travels, because ultimately, you die at a very young age, or you live long enough to watch your friends die. It’s a mean thing, life. – George Clooney

34722. I don’t care. Charlton Heston is the head of the National Rifle Association. He deserves whatever anyone says about him. – George Clooney

34723. I don’t like to share my personal life… it wouldn’t be personal if I shared it. – George Clooney

34724. I’m not smart enough and I don’t know enough about what’s going on. – George Clooney

34725. After doing One Fine Day and playing a pediatrician on ER, I’ll never have kids. I’m going to have a vasectomy. – George Clooney

34726. I just found out about 10 days ago that I must live 300 or 400 yards from Britney Spears… so now I have to move. – George Clooney

34727. I’m really white trash. – George Clooney

34728. I’m the flavor of the month. – George Clooney

34729. I’m certainly the last person to give advice on, well, anything. – George Clooney

34730. I’m a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film. – George Clooney

34731. I’d think,’In a relationship, we should never have his kind of fight.’ Then, instead of figuring out how to make it work, I looked for a way to get out of it. The truth is, you shouldn’t be married if your that kind of person. – George Clooney

34732. I was watching ‘Up In The Air’ and I thought, ‘Jesus, who’s the old gray-haired guy?’ And it was me. I never wear makeup for movies and now it’s starting to show. – George Clooney

34733. I was in a bar and I said to a friend, ‘You know, we’ve become those 40-year-old guys we used to look at and say, ‘Isn’t it sad?’ – George Clooney

34734. Perhaps our Irish friends should not so completely turn their backs on their historical dishes, no matter how many jokes they might have to endure. – Nick Clooney

34735. What the F.D.I.C. does is to put the full faith and credit of the United States government behind every savings account in the nation, up to a limit that has changed over the years and stands now at $100,000. – Nick Clooney

34736. Those who actually hate animals to the point of being cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us, no matter where in the world they live. – Nick Clooney

34737. The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it. – Nick Clooney

34738. The worst thing that can happen to us in an ideological struggle is to become what we are fighting. – Nick Clooney

34739. Social Security is at last on the nation’s front burner. – Nick Clooney

34740. We decided that how we react to and treat those fellow mortals, wild and domestic, tells us more about ourselves than, perhaps, some of us want to know. – Nick Clooney

34741. We didn’t defeat the Nazis by becoming Nazis. – Nick Clooney

34742. We like to believe that, in our lifetime, the human condition is improving. – Nick Clooney

34743. Whatever its other limitations, the Big Apple and those who live there make room for their dogs and cats, take good care of them and abide by the rules made necessary by a huge population. – Nick Clooney

34744. When runaway inflation and bank failures struck in Germany in the 1920s, the middle class was destroyed, which led directly to the rise of the Nazis. – Nick Clooney

34745. Our nest eggs, no matter how small, are safe. – Nick Clooney

34746. Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes, recognize no geographic borders. – Nick Clooney

34747. We don’t defeat evil by becoming evil. – Nick Clooney

34748. For some reason, on that sparkling afternoon last week, I actually saw the coal that was passing by and it set me to thinking how important coal was to our everyday lives when I was a little boy. – Nick Clooney

34749. The kind of Iraq that emerges from all of this is ultimately out of our hands. – Nick Clooney

34750. A salute from this corner to President Bush for saying he was willing to investigate raising or eliminating the cap on salaries subject to the Social Security tax. – Nick Clooney

34751. America has faced much more difficult times, including potential national extinction, without flinching. – Nick Clooney

34752. America, the temple of invention and industry, doesn’t make things anymore. – Nick Clooney

34753. As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and affection for the animals that share the planet with us may be a more unifying force than any other. – Nick Clooney

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34754. Our actions in the Middle East over the last 15 years have already guaranteed radical Muslims quite enough ammunition to kill Americans for the next century, even if Guantanamo did not exist. – Nick Clooney

34755. Currently, 94 out of 100 of us pay the Social Security tax all year round. – Nick Clooney

34756. In economic panics throughout history, the wiping out of the savings accounts of lower earners and the middle class has often led to social revolution, sometimes violent upheavals. – Nick Clooney

34757. In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness, an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be increasing rather than decreasing. – Nick Clooney

34758. In my opinion, the president is right to address future funding, even though Social Security will show a surplus through 2018 and will not run out of funds until 2042. – Nick Clooney

34759. It is impossible to exaggerate the wide, and widening, gulf between the American attitude on the Iraq war and the view from our friends across the Atlantic. – Nick Clooney

34760. It is statesmanlike for the administration and Congress to look to our nation’s welfare beyond their terms in office. – Nick Clooney

34761. No matter how many troops we have in place or how long they stay, we cannot impose a parliamentary democracy there any more than the insurgents can impose a theocracy. – Nick Clooney

34762. One of the pleasant duties of America’s most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country. – Nick Clooney

34763. Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake. – Nick Clooney

34764. I’ll keep working as long as I live because singing has taken on the feeling of joy that I had when I started, when my only responsibility was to sing well. – Rosemary Clooney

34765. When Bob came through Cincinnati, he wanted a girl singer to be on his show. There was a local contest, and my sister and I entered, but Bob said, Gee, I wouldn’t break up the team. – Rosemary Clooney

34766. I’m the only instrument that’s got the words, so I’ve got to be able to get that across. – Rosemary Clooney

34767. I loved downers, almost any kind. Loved the colors of them. Loved them yellow… I did. I would just have a bouquet in my hands at night. – Rosemary Clooney

34768. I just would like to keep singing. As soon as I’m not singing well, I hope that I know it, so that I can get off the stage and leave what I have done. I hope I’ll know, and if I don’t, I hope somebody tells me. – Rosemary Clooney

34769. I felt trapped and fabricated in the fifties living up to other people’s expectations. – Rosemary Clooney

34770. I remember Mitch Miller saying every week, This rock and roll stuff will never last. But one doesn’t like to bring that up to Mitch. – Rosemary Clooney

34771. So you see, you can’t do everything alone. – Rosemary Clooney

34772. I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities controlled a lot of things. I don’t recognize faces, so I’m sure it’s what drove me to portraits in the first place. – Chuck Close

34773. You know, the way art history is taught, often there’s nothing that tells you why the painting is great. The description of a lousy painting and the description of a great painting will very much sound the same. – Chuck Close

34774. Sometimes I really want to paint somebody and I don’t get a photograph that I want to work from. – Chuck Close

34775. What difference does it make whether you’re looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look. – Chuck Close

34776. Part of the joy of looking at art is getting in sync in some ways with the decision-making process that the artist used and the record that’s embedded in the work. – Chuck Close

34777. Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience. – Chuck Close

34778. Most people are good at too many things. And when you say someone is focused, more often than not what you actually mean is they’re very narrow. – Chuck Close

34779. It’s always a pleasure to talk about someone else’s work. – Chuck Close

34780. It doesn’t upset artists to find out that artists used lenses or mirrors or other aids, but it certainly does upset the art historians. – Chuck Close

34781. I’m plagued with indecision in my life. I can’t figure out what to order in a restaurant. – Chuck Close

34782. I think most paintings are a record of the decisions that the artist made. I just perhaps make them a little clearer than some people have. – Chuck Close

34783. I discovered about 150 dots is the minimum number of dots to make a specific recognizable person. You can make something that looks like a head, with fewer dots, but you won’t be able to give much information about who it is. – Chuck Close

34784. I did some pastels and I did other pieces in which there was just basically one color per square, and then they would get bigger and I could get 2 or 3 colors into the square, and ultimately I just started making oil paintings. – Chuck Close

34785. I always thought that one of the reasons why a painter likes especially to have other painters look at his or her work is the shared experience of having pushed paint around. – Chuck Close

34786. All the fingerprint paintings are done without a grid. – Chuck Close

34787. I’m very learning-disabled, and I think it drove me to what I’m doing. – Chuck Close

34788. Sculpture occupies real space like we do… you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object. – Chuck Close

34789. We have to be vulnerable as actors, but we have to protect ourselves. – Glenn Close

34790. Ismail Merchant was just the most seductive, passionate, outrageous, driven, genius of a man. – Glenn Close

34791. It is very difficult for girls. They’re told to look one way, but to act another way. – Glenn Close

34792. It puts you in a kind of a strange situation where everybody is looking at every little thing you do. – Glenn Close

34793. It’s gotten out of control. It’s taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won’t get made at all. – Glenn Close

34794. It’s not good to be in a situation where people don’t want to direct you or don’t want to question something. – Glenn Close

34795. The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction. I hung it in my kitchen. It’s my way of saying, Don’t mess with me. – Glenn Close

34796. I’m an actor, that’s my contribution. – Glenn Close

34797. There’s something about a catharsis that is very important. – Glenn Close

34798. I’ve been sacrificing my life for my work for 30 years, and now I want it the other way around. I want to find work that fits into my life and that would be based here. – Glenn Close

34799. We were fortunate enough to have several good books detailing the camps and the women. Some were by the survivors. I also got to talk to some of the women who had been in the camp, survivors. – Glenn Close

34800. When I hear that somebody’s difficult, I think, Oh, I can’t wait to work with them. – Glenn Close

34801. When they tested Fatal Attraction, the audiences were so upset by her behavior, they literally demanded her blood. – Glenn Close

34802. With the hugely talented women I’ve worked with or observed, it’s not a question about temperament or ego; it’s a question about getting it right. If they’ve got a reputation for being difficult it’s usually because they just don’t suffer fools. – Glenn Close

34803. You have to love the characters you play, even if no one else does. – Glenn Close

34804. There are a lot of big spec houses now all across Connecticut, a lot of ostentatious showing of wealth. – Glenn Close

34805. I don’t like public venues. I never know what to wear. – Glenn Close

34806. Acting, to me, is about the incredible adventure of examining the landscape of human heart and soul. That’s basically what we do. – Glenn Close

34807. As an actor, I go where the good writing is. That’s the bottom line. – Glenn Close

34808. Bunny boiler is now part of our language, and I’m proud of that. – Glenn Close

34809. Celebrity is death – celebrity – that’s the worst thing that can happen to an actor. – Glenn Close

34810. Diva has a negative connotation. – Glenn Close

34811. It always amazes me to think that every house on every street is full of so many stories; so many triumphs and tragedies, and all we see are yards and driveways. – Glenn Close

34812. I am extremely shy. I am not happy in crowds of people. – Glenn Close

34813. I think there are certain actors that have that kind of energy about them, that taking over a room energy. – Glenn Close

34814. I don’t think the tabloids find me very interesting. – Glenn Close

34815. I get bored talking about myself, but I can talk about the work. – Glenn Close

34816. I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With The Wind. – Glenn Close

34817. I had a great time on The Shield. From working on it I have a totally different view of law enforcement. – Glenn Close

34818. I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated. – Glenn Close

34819. I never got into this business thinking I’d be like a movie star. – Glenn Close

34820. I think the diva is kind of a cliche. My definition of a diva is somebody whose talent does not match what they’re trying to play, so all this temperament comes out. – Glenn Close

34821. Good roles are hard to find no matter what age. – Glenn Close

34822. I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love. – Red Cloud

34823. They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took it. – Red Cloud

34824. We do not want riches, we want peace and love. – Red Cloud

34825. Whither depart the souls of the brave that die in the battle, Die in the lost, lost fight, for the cause that perishes with them? – Arthur Hugh Clough

34826. The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service. – Arthur Hugh Clough

34827. And almost every one, when age, Disease, or sorrows strike him, Inclines to think there is a God, Or something very like him. – Arthur Hugh Clough

34828. Well, I know, after all, it is only juxtaposition, Juxtaposition, in short; and what is juxtaposition? – Arthur Hugh Clough

34829. If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars. – Arthur Hugh Clough

34830. Grace is given of god, but knowledge is bought in the market. – Arthur Hugh Clough

34831. A world where nothing is had for nothing. – Arthur Hugh Clough

34832. Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven’t had fourteen pairs in my life. – Brian Clough

34833. Beckham? His wife can’t sing and his barber can’t cut hair. – Brian Clough

34834. When I go, God’s going to have to give up his favourite chair. – Brian Clough

34835. I like my women to be feminine, not sliding into tackles and covered in mud. – Brian Clough

34836. That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too much time looking in his mirror rather than at the ball. You can’t keep goal with hair like that. – Brian Clough

34837. I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing. I contributed. I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked me. – Brian Clough

34838. When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back. – Brian Clough

34839. Don’t send me flowers when I’m dead. If you like me, send them while I’m alive. – Brian Clough

34840. We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day – and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw. – Brian Clough

34841. Walk on water? I know most people out there will be saying that instead of walking on it, I should have taken more of it with my drinks. They are absolutely right. – Brian Clough

34842. The river Trent is lovely, I know because I have walked on it for 18 years. – Brian Clough

34843. Telling the entire world and his dog how good a manager I was. I knew I was the best but I should have said nowt and kept the pressure off ‘cos they’d have worked it out for themselves. – Brian Clough

34844. Players lose you games, not tactics. There’s so much crap talked about tactics by people who barely know how to win at dominoes. – Brian Clough

34845. On occasions I have been big-headed. I think most people are when they get in the limelight. I call myself Big Head just to remind myself not to be. – Brian Clough

34846. If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed, he should go as well. – Brian Clough

34847. I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one. – Brian Clough

34848. I’ve decided to pick my moment to retire very carefully – in about 200 years time. – Brian Clough

34849. They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but I wasn’t on that particular job. – Brian Clough

34850. I have this certain vision of the way I want my comics to look; this sort of photographic realism, but with a certain abstraction that comics can give. It’s kind of a fine line. – Daniel Clowes

34851. I love the medium and I love individual comics, but the business is nothing I would be proud of. – Daniel Clowes

34852. I must have been 3 years old or less, and I remember paging through these comics, trying to figure out the stories. I couldn’t read the words, so I made up my own stories. – Daniel Clowes

34853. I was a very fearful little kid, and I would always see the worst in everything. The glass was half-empty. I would see people kissing, and I would think one was trying to bite the other. – Daniel Clowes

34854. It’s embarrassing to be involved in the same business as the mainstream comic thing. It’s still very embarrassing to tell other adults that I draw comic books – their instant, preconceived notions of what that means. – Daniel Clowes

34855. When you see somebody who’s got a complaining personality, it usually means that they had some vision of what things could be, and they’re constantly disappointed by that. I think that would be the camp that I would fall into – constantly horrified by the things people do. – Daniel Clowes

34856. You can give some kind of spark of life to a comic that a photograph doesn’t really have. A photograph, even if it’s connecting with you, it seems very dead on the page sometimes. – Daniel Clowes

34857. Democrats are committed to mapping a new direction in Iraq, and we will work with the President and the new Defense Secretary to ensure that the will of the American people guides our future actions. – Jim Clyburn

34858. I’m heartened by the growing awareness of global warming among important communities and organizations in our nation. – Jim Clyburn

34859. Last week in the Homeland Security Committee, Republicans were against port security; and today, one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda, they’re for it. – Jim Clyburn

34860. In particular, the emerging call from our nation’s evangelicals to protect God’s creation is substantial. – Jim Clyburn

34861. I believe the American people spoke loud and clear to the Bush Administration in yesterday’s election that they disapprove of the current direction in the war in Iraq. As a result, the President wasted no time in dumping Secretary Rumsfeld. – Jim Clyburn

34862. We have stabilized our economy. We took over a very sick economy, and we were hemorrhaging 750,000 jobs a month. We have stopped the hemorrhaging. In fact, we had 140,000 job growth last month. And that’s what I call progress. – Jim Clyburn

34863. But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation’s economic viability. – Jim Clyburn

34864. I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother. Private schools are useful and we often use public funds to pay for their infrastructures and other common needs. – Jim Clyburn

34865. Democrats are fighting for a new direction that includes protecting Social Security as well as making healthcare affordable, bringing down the high cost of gasoline, and making higher education more accessible for all Americans. – Jim Clyburn

34866. Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies. – Jim Clyburn

34867. Democrats have laid out a program that, if adopted, would make us independent of Middle Eastern oil in ten years, and create a new economy especially for those in rural America. Our program invests in clean energy alternatives and provides energy assistance for those in need. – Jim Clyburn

34868. Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth’s best interests and our citizen’s pressing needs. – Jim Clyburn

34869. Environmental protection doesn’t happen in a vacuum. You can’t separate the impact on the environment from the impact on our families and communities. – Jim Clyburn

34870. We are hopeful about the opportunities ahead, and stand ready to join this President in an open and honest dialogue about improving the state of our union for all Americans not the select few. – Jim Clyburn

34871. Two new reports indicate that, under Bush, the Army is overstretched and under enormous strain. The National Guard and reserves have been weakened and we are experiencing numerous recruiting problems. – Jim Clyburn

34872. The President’s call for more math and science students is not being heeded by his party’s leaders in Congress. They are cutting over $10 billion from student aide while refusing to fully fund No Child Left Behind. Something doesn’t add up. – Jim Clyburn

34873. The president and Republicans in Congress have repeatedly promised to revisit Social Security privatization after November. But Americans have already said, loud and clear, that they don’t want Social Security to be privatized or dismantled. – Jim Clyburn

34874. The bottom line is that five million low-income Americans working full time for minimum wage, deserve a raise. – Jim Clyburn

34875. Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration. Yet the Republicans’ prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure, and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance. – Jim Clyburn

34876. Our top priority is our troops, who are making the extraordinary effort to fulfill the mission they have been given. Democrats will work with this Administration to better define that mission and a realistic expectation of success in Iraq. – Jim Clyburn

34877. We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth and ensure that our children and grandchildren have a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live. – Jim Clyburn

34878. Another thing that’s quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you’ve written the next morning and you think you didn’t get it quite right, you can fix it. – Adam Clymer

34879. When I came back to Washington to be The Times’ chief congressional correspondent in 1991, I was looking for a book subject, and Ted Kennedy stood out for two reasons. – Adam Clymer

34880. There’s a Washington standard of casually putting things off the record. It’s really gone too far. I don’t know an easy way to turn it back. – Adam Clymer

34881. Ted Kennedy is the only person alive who might know more than we do about Chappaquiddick, and he may not. – Adam Clymer

34882. I thought writing about somebody current would be a little closer to what I’m used to doing. – Adam Clymer

34883. Democratic politicians have disliked things I’ve written, Republican politicians… if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck. – Adam Clymer

34884. Among the expected glories of the Constitution, next to the abolition of Slavery was that of Rum. – George Clymer

34885. I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones. – Henri Coanda

34886. In my opinion, we should search for a completely different flying machine, based on other flying principles. – Henri Coanda

34887. These airplanes we have today are no more than a perfection of a child’s toy made of paper. – Henri Coanda

34888. My look is a Modern Bohemian type thing. – Frances Bean Cobain

34889. I don’t like to look sloppy. I’m a girly-girl. – Frances Bean Cobain

34890. I’m a different person. I don’t want to be titled as Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain’s daughter. I want to be thought of as Frances Cobain. – Frances Bean Cobain

34891. I have 137 pairs of shoes and 200 pairs of jeans. – Frances Bean Cobain

34892. Punk is musical freedom. It’s saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster’s terms, ‘nirvana’ means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that’s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock. – Kurt Cobain

34893. Thought the sun is gone, I have a light. – Kurt Cobain

34894. The worst crime is faking it. – Kurt Cobain

34895. Rather be dead than cool. – Kurt Cobain

34896. I started being really proud of the fact that I was gay even though I wasn’t. – Kurt Cobain

34897. It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings. – Kurt Cobain

34898. If you ever need anything please don’t hesitate to ask someone else first. – Kurt Cobain

34899. If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got. – Kurt Cobain

34900. If it’s illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail! – Kurt Cobain

34901. I’ve always had a problem with the average macho man – they’ve always been a threat to me. – Kurt Cobain

34902. I’m too busy acting like I’m not Naive. I’ve seen it all, I was here first. – Kurt Cobain

34903. I’m so happy because today I found my friends – they’re in my head. – Kurt Cobain

34904. I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. – Kurt Cobain

34905. The duty of youth is to challenge corruption. – Kurt Cobain

34906. Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem. – Kurt Cobain

34907. A friend is nothing but a known enemy. – Kurt Cobain

34908. I really haven’t had that exciting of a life. There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. So I pretty much like to make it up. I’d rather tell a story about somebody else. – Kurt Cobain

34909. Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. – Kurt Cobain

34910. We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers. – Kurt Cobain

34911. We’re so trendy we can’t even escape ourselves. – Kurt Cobain

34912. I won’t eat anything green. – Kurt Cobain

34913. I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me. – Kurt Cobain

34914. I was looking for something a lot heavier, yet melodic at the same time. Something different from heavy metal, a different attitude. – Kurt Cobain

34915. I bought a gun and chose drugs instead. – Kurt Cobain

34916. A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in. – Irvin S. Cobb

34917. If writers were good businessmen, they’d have too much sense to be writers. – Irvin S. Cobb

34918. I’ve just learned about his illness. Let’s hope it’s nothing trivial. – Irvin S. Cobb

34919. Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn. – Irvin S. Cobb

34920. As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid. – Irvin S. Cobb

34921. An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued. – Irvin S. Cobb

34922. A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven’t. – Irvin S. Cobb

34923. Middle age: when you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms. – Irvin S. Cobb

34924. A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings. – Irvin S. Cobb

34925. The HUAC did a deal with me. I was pretty much worn down. I had no money. I couldn’t borrow. – Lee J. Cobb

34926. If this gesture was the way of getting out of the penitentiary, I’d do it. – Lee J. Cobb

34927. When the facilities of the government of the United States are drawn on an individual, it can be terrifying. – Lee J. Cobb

34928. I may have been fierce, but never low or underhand. – Ty Cobb

34929. I never could stand losing. Second place didn’t interest me. I had a fire in my belly. – Ty Cobb

34930. Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It’s no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It’s a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest. – Ty Cobb

34931. Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life. – Ty Cobb

34932. Don’t come home a failure. – Ty Cobb

34933. Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher. – Ty Cobb

34934. I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor. – Ty Cobb

34935. I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery. – Ty Cobb

34936. Speed is a great asset; but it’s greater when it’s combined with quickness – and there’s a big difference. – Ty Cobb

34937. I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me… but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch. – Ty Cobb

34938. To get along with me, don’t increase my tension. – Ty Cobb

34939. When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch. – Ty Cobb

34940. The way those clubs shift against Ted Williams, I can’t understand how he can be so stupid not to accept the challenge to him and hit to left field. – Ty Cobb

34941. The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that’s it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it. – Ty Cobb

34942. The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves. – Ty Cobb

34943. The crowd makes the ballgame. – Ty Cobb

34944. The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault. – Ty Cobb

34945. Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all. – Frances Power Cobbe

34946. Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted. – William Cobbett

34947. Women are a sisterhood. They make common cause in behalf of the sex; and, indeed, this is natural enough, when we consider the vast power that the law gives us over them. – William Cobbett

34948. To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility. – William Cobbett

34949. The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty. – William Cobbett

34950. The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor. – William Cobbett

34951. The power which money gives is that of brute force; it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet. – William Cobbett

34952. Sit down to write what you have thought, and not to think about what you shall write. – William Cobbett

34953. You never know what you can do till you try. – William Cobbett

34954. Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may. – William Cobbett

34955. It is not the greatness of a man’s means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants. – William Cobbett

34956. It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world. – William Cobbett

34957. I defy you to agitate any fellow with a full stomach. – William Cobbett

34958. Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives. – William Cobbett

34959. From a very early age I had imbibed the opinion that it was every man’s duty to do all that lay in his power to leave his country as good as he had found it. – William Cobbett

34960. Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of “speculation”; but which ought to be called Gambling. – William Cobbett

34961. Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent. – William Cobbett

34962. Please your eye and plague your heart. – William Cobbett

34963. You may keep Turkey on the map of Europe, you may call the country by the name of Turkey if you like, but do not think you can keep up the Mahommedan rule in the country. – Richard Cobden

34964. I therefore declare, that if you wish any remission of the taxation which falls upon the homes of the people of England and Wales, you can only find it by reducing the great military establishments, and diminishing the money paid to fighting men in time of peace. – Richard Cobden

34965. In Holland, they have come to precisely the same conclusion. There they have adopted a system of secular education, because they have found it impracticable to unite the religious bodies in any system of combined religious instruction. – Richard Cobden

34966. It has been one of my difficulties, in arguing this question out of doors with friends or strangers, that I rarely find any intelligible agreement as to the object of the war. – Richard Cobden

34967. Luck relies on chance, labor on character. – Richard Cobden

34968. On the contrary, all the world would point to that nation as violating a treaty, by going to war with a country with whom they had engaged to enter into arbitration. – Richard Cobden

34969. People who eat potatoes will never be able to perform their abilities in whatever job they choose to have. – Richard Cobden

34970. The landlords are not agriculturists; that is an abuse of terms which has been too long tolerated. – Richard Cobden

34971. The problem to solve is, whether a single or a double government would be most advantageous; and, in considering that point, I am met by this difficulty – that I cannot see that the present form of government is a double government at all. – Richard Cobden

34972. Wars have ever been but another aristocratic mode of plundering and oppressing commerce. – Richard Cobden

34973. I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives of India for high offices and employments. – Richard Cobden

34974. The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices. – Richard Cobden

34975. This great oracle of the East India Company himself admits that, if there is no power vested in the Court of Directors but that of the patronage, there is really no government vested in them at all. – Richard Cobden

34976. At all events, arbitration is more rational, just, and humane than the resort to the sword. – Richard Cobden

34977. I confess that for fifteen years my efforts in education, and my hopes of success in establishing a system of national education, have always been associated with the idea of coupling the education of this country with the religious communities which exist. – Richard Cobden

34978. A newspaper should be the maximum of information, and the minimum of comment. – Richard Cobden

34979. But it is my happiness to be half Welsh, and that the better half. – Richard Cobden

34980. Treaties of peace, made after war, are entrusted to individuals to negotiate and carry out. – Richard Cobden

34981. For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap. – Richard Cobden

34982. For the progress of scientific knowledge will lead to a constant increase of expenditure. – Richard Cobden

34983. I am no party man in this matter in any degree; and if I have any objection to the motion it is this, that whereas it is a motion to inquire into the manufacturing distress of the country, it should have been a motion to inquire into manufacturing and agricultural distress. – Richard Cobden

34984. I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English, by telling them that they are superior to all the world; but this I can say, that they do not deserve the name of cowards. – Richard Cobden

34985. I believe it has been said that one copy of The Times contains more useful information than the whole of the historical works of Thucydides. – Richard Cobden

34986. I came here as a practical man, to talk, not simply on the question of peace and war, but to treat another question which is of hardly less importance – the enormous and burdensome standing armaments which it is the practice of modern Governments to sustain in time of peace. – Richard Cobden

34987. I cannot separate the finances of India from those of England. If the finances of the Indian Government receive any severe and irreparable check, will not the resources of England be called upon to meet the emergency, and to supply the deficiency? – Richard Cobden

34988. From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace, or possessing increased security against war. – Richard Cobden

34989. The good news is that even minimal activity can significantly extend life. – Howard Coble

34990. I look forward to working with our leadership team to advance the causes of smaller government, lower taxes, eliminating terrorism, and providing affordable health care, among other issues. – Howard Coble

34991. I think in the wake of Katrina, the Coast Guard may well have been the only entity or agency that came out of that exercise free of fault and free of blame. – Howard Coble

34992. I was heartened to hear the President say that as we make progress on the ground, and Iraqi forces increasingly take the lead, we should be able to further decrease our troop levels. – Howard Coble

34993. It was fairly obvious to anyone who studied the situation that China was dumping bedroom furniture in the U.S. to the detriment of our American workers and manufacturers to gain market access and share. – Howard Coble

34994. My home State of North Carolina ranks 12th in the United States for increased aging population and, according to a national report, 41st in overall health. According to this same report, individuals aged 50+ are the least healthy. – Howard Coble

34995. Of the five House Calendars, the Private Calendar is the one to which all Private Bills are referred. Private Bills deal with specific individuals, corporations, institutions, and so forth, as distinguished from public bills which deal with classes only. – Howard Coble

34996. When the government is handed over to the Iraqi Council on 30 June, many have declared, oh, the Americans must never leave because civil unrest may erupt. Well, I agree, we cannot abruptly depart, but Iraq needs to step up to the plate on 30 June. – Howard Coble

34997. The Coast Guard has long been known as the armed service that gets more done for less. – Howard Coble

34998. Tonight, I concurred with President Bush when he stated that the decisions on future involvement of U.S. troops in Iraq should be left to the Pentagon and not politicians in Washington. – Howard Coble

34999. I am looking forward to a series of productive meetings in both Austria and Estonia, particularly what role organized crime plays in the Baltic drug trade. – Howard Coble

35000. The closer Iraq approaches freedom and democracy, the more impediments and barriers the terrorists will erect. – Howard Coble

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