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180000 famous quotes part 36 – 35001 to 36000

35001. After 20 years in Congress, I still believe that smaller government and lower taxes are the most effective economic policies. – Howard Coble

35002. I am appreciative of the Bush administration’s commitment to fair trade by looking at the facts in this case and ruling affirmatively for the implementation of quotas in this specific category. – Howard Coble

35003. I agree with the President that second-guessing is not a strategy, but at the same time, I want to continue the dialogue that ultimately will lead to bringing all of our troops home. – Howard Coble

35004. Finally, I do not believe that we should punish American families who have worked diligently to provide for themselves and want to pass along their success to their children and grandchildren. – Howard Coble

35005. Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community. – Howard Coble

35006. Currently, most States do not recognize within their borders concealed carry permits issued in other States. – Howard Coble

35007. At a time when we have much work to do to address our Nation’s critical infrastructure, and, as I said, which is currently in dire need of upgrade and repair, this legislation is also a jobs bill and is obviously a jobs creator. – Howard Coble

35008. As I have been saying for more than a year now, turning this vital mission over to the Iraqi people as soon as possible should remain a topic of debate for Congress while relying on our military commanders to set up the timetable. – Howard Coble

35009. An indictment is not a conviction. – Howard Coble

35010. I am told that the majority of Iraqis wanted Saddam removed from power, but they were unwilling and were incapable of doing the job themselves because they feared Saddam and knew the pain and torture he was capable of inflicting upon them. – Howard Coble

35011. I fear that CAFTA will accelerate the demise of these domestic textile jobs. – Howard Coble

35012. The Magnificent Seven was really kind of a miraculous event that took place in my life. – James Coburn

35013. Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars. It got to be such a fad. Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars. Give me a break. I didn’t want to be a part of that. I don’t like “popular.” – James Coburn

35014. Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for a long time and now they can do it. They got animation. NO more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two. Anyway, I find it abhorrent. – James Coburn

35015. It was the desire to do the complete thing. I only took taking acting lessons because my whole thing, really, was to direct. But my first jobs were acting jobs. – James Coburn

35016. First job I went out on in new York I got, and when I came back, the first job I went out on, I got. – James Coburn

35017. Social Security and Medicare represent promises made and we must keep these commitments. – Tom Coburn

35018. The vast amount of waste and sheer stupidity in government – from the Pentagon to the Food and Drug Administration – could fill committee agendas for years. – Tom Coburn

35019. The problem that faces our country today, the last 30 years we have lived off the future, and the bill is coming due. So there cannot be anything that is not put on the table. There will not be one American that will not be called to sacrifice. Those that are more well-to-do will be called to sacrifice to a greater extent. – Tom Coburn

35020. The Pentagon can’t even audit its own books. It doesn’t even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they’re spending. – Tom Coburn

35021. Welfare reform happened with reconciliation; half the Democrats voted for it. The Bush tax cuts happened with reconciliation; twelve Democratic Senators voted for it. You didn’t have a real partisan issue on those times that it was used. – Tom Coburn

35022. The danger of what’s happening right now in terms of using reconciliation is, the purpose of the Senate is going to be defeated. And that is to bring consensus to big issues in this country so that we have a reasoned and thoughtful approach and that the American public buys into it. – Tom Coburn

35023. We need real leadership, Democrat, Republican and independent to stand up and say, we have to live within our means. – Tom Coburn

35024. Lesbianism is so rampant in some of the schools in southeast Oklahoma that they’ll only let one girl go to the bathroom. Now think about it. Think about that issue. How is it that that’s happened to us? – Tom Coburn

35025. I believe keeping our promises should be our highest priority and that means saving Social Security and Medicare while preserving the American dream for our children and grandchildren. – Tom Coburn

35026. I believe all life has value, from conception to natural death. And I believe the intentional taking of human life, except to save lives, should be a capital offense, as it is in most states in America today. – Tom Coburn

35027. Everybody in America is going to have to sacrifice to help us rebuild the Gulf Coast. Every government program, every individual, we are all going to have to sacrifice. – Tom Coburn

35028. And I thought I would just share with you what science says today about silicone breast implants. If you have them, you’re healthier than if you don’t. In fact, there’s no science that shows that silicone breast implants are detrimental and, in fact, they make you healthier. – Tom Coburn

35029. An easily accessible and transparent database of contract information will bring sunshine into the confusing and sometimes shadowy practice of government contracting. – Tom Coburn

35030. The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished, not turned over to new management that may or may not have a better eye for earmarks with ‘merit.’ – Tom Coburn

35031. Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want – an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we’ll do well as a party. – Tom Coburn

35032. I never thought of myself in comedy at all… I loved going to the theatre and seeing people wearing beautiful clothes come down the staircase and start to dance. – Imogene Coca

35033. The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire is that they are essentially brash, noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge hammer to smash a butterfly. – Imogene Coca

35034. I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand… Adventure is a state of mind – and spirit. – Jacqueline Cochran

35035. I might have been born in a hovel but I am determined to travel with the wind and the stars. – Jacqueline Cochran

35036. It comes with faith, for with complete faith there is no fear of what faces you in life or death. – Jacqueline Cochran

35037. To live without risk for me would be tantamount to death. – Jacqueline Cochran

35038. Capacity never lacks opportunity. It cannot remain undiscovered because it is sought by too many anxious to use it. – Jacqueline Cochran

35039. Since the Puffy Combs case in New York, I will not try any more criminal cases. – Johnnie Cochran

35040. If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit. – Johnnie Cochran

35041. The president appoints the judges. Your lives and your children’s lives can change by all of these appellate court judges who will be appointed who will reinterpret laws, and things can change. – Johnnie Cochran

35042. On January 10, 1963, I was sworn in as a lawyer, so next January 10 I will have practiced law for 40 years, and I’ve loved every minute of it. – Johnnie Cochran

35043. Money will determine whether the accused goes to prison or walks out of the courtroom a free man. – Johnnie Cochran

35044. In this room we’re all here together, but there’s probably a lot of different views, people sitting here thinking, I don’t own any slaves, all the slaves are dead. Why am I responsible? My family were immigrants, too. – Johnnie Cochran

35045. I’m a big believer in the fact that life is about preparation, preparation, preparation. – Johnnie Cochran

35046. I understand about this idea of terror and what it means to Americans and this idea that we can’t just walk around free like we did; life has changed. – Johnnie Cochran

35047. I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age. – Johnnie Cochran

35048. Black jurors sit on juries every day and convict black people every day. – Johnnie Cochran

35049. We’ve got to be judged by how we do in times of crisis. – Johnnie Cochran

35050. If it doen’t make sense, you should find for the defense. – Johnnie Cochran

35051. Well, I’m not saying that we’re solving every problem or arresting every person that ought to be arrested and deported, but we’re doing a better job than has been done in the past. – Thad Cochran

35052. What President Bush has done speaks more than words about his feeling of compassion and commitment to people. – Thad Cochran

35053. Well, I think the president is going to do well in terms of his influence for positive change here in the Congress, making sure that we don’t overspend, making sure that we spend for only those programs that are justified. – Thad Cochran

35054. Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it’s what’s called for if we’re going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity. – Thad Cochran

35055. We have to make sure that we are a force for peace and stability in the world, and that we’re prepared to defend freedom and the security of the American people. – Thad Cochran

35056. We are a better Nation and the world is a safer place because of Ronald Reagan. – Thad Cochran

35057. Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students’ math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future. – Thad Cochran

35058. Over half a billion dollars a day is being spent by FEMA. – Thad Cochran

35059. I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous. – Thad Cochran

35060. We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well. – Thad Cochran

35061. I do not regret the things I’ve done, but those I did not do. – Rory Cochrane

35062. Relativity must replace absolutism in the realm of morals as well as in the spheres of physics and biology. – Thomas Cochrane

35063. If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order, he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements. – Thomas Cochrane

35064. Loyalty to the family must be merged into loyalty to the community, loyalty to the community into loyalty to the nation, and loyalty to the nation into loyalty to mankind. The citizen of the future must be a citizen of the world. – Thomas Cochrane

35065. Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That’s really where failure comes. – Tom Cochrane

35066. I think if you’re a good songwriter, that’s what you are first – not a star or celebrity. – Tom Cochrane

35067. I make a living doing what I love doing, and it’s what brings me joy. – Tom Cochrane

35068. I even got letters form kids in hospitals saying the music is what keeps them going, and that really touched my heart. – Tom Cochrane

35069. I don’t get mad too much. – Tom Cochrane

35070. I didn’t really care about sales figures. I just wanted to get things off my chest. – Tom Cochrane

35071. I believe a lot of disease comes from anxiety, loneliness. – Tom Cochrane

35072. Do Tasmanian devils really exist? – Tom Cochrane

35073. As a songwriter, if you can touch people and make them feel a little less alone in the world, then you’ve done your job. – Tom Cochrane

35074. Very often out of adversity that’s when the best work comes. – Tom Cochrane

35075. We always thought we had to follow a certain theme but I don’t agree with that anymore. I think the fans deserve a wider variety of music. – Tom Cochrane

35076. Australia and Canada were settled by adventurers, they had to break new ground. I think that is indelibly etched on our cultural spirit. – Tom Cochrane

35077. Music is one of those things that make us feel a little less alone in the world. – Tom Cochrane

35078. Be careful about Burma. Most people cannot remember whether it was Siam and has become Thailand, or whether it is now part of Malaysia and should be called Sri Lanka. – Alexander Cockburn

35079. A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection. – Alexander Cockburn

35080. The travel writer seeks the world we have lost – the lost valleys of the imagination. – Alexander Cockburn

35081. The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it. – Alexander Cockburn

35082. The weapon of the advocate is the sword of the soldier, not the dagger of the assassin. – Alexander Cockburn

35083. They keep telling us that in war truth is the first casualty, which is nonsense since it implies that in times of peace truth stays out of the sick bay or the graveyard. – Alexander Cockburn

35084. All I ever thought was, ‘I’m going to do this as long as I can, and if I can’t get paid at it, I’ll be a bum doing it.’ And so, here I am. – Bruce Cockburn

35085. There was a lot more music than the size of the place would indicate. – Bruce Cockburn

35086. The trouble with normal is it always gets worse. – Bruce Cockburn

35087. The second half of the ’60s really was a kind of learning period, in terms of writing, for me. – Bruce Cockburn

35088. If I try to understand what it means to be a Christian, I look at the two instructions that were given in the Bible that are paramount, and those are to love God with all your heart and mind, and to love your neighbor as yourself. That’s it. – Bruce Cockburn

35089. If I had a rocket launcher, some son of a bitch would die. – Bruce Cockburn

35090. I’d always loved poetry and I’d always loved writing music and composing music, but I hadn’t thought of putting the two together until around that time. – Bruce Cockburn

35091. I wear my shadows where they’re harder to see, but they follow me everywhere. I guess that should tell me I’m travelling toward light. – Bruce Cockburn

35092. I did a lot of writing for a lot of different kinds of bands that I was in and out of during those five years and that left me with a little body of songs that I liked better when I played alone, so I ended up going out solo and very soon made my first album. – Bruce Cockburn

35093. I wanted to play rock and roll when I started playing. Nobody at that time ever thought about songwriting. You sang songs, that’s all. You sang other people’s songs. That’s all there were. – Bruce Cockburn

35094. Never believe anything until it has been officially denied. – Claud Cockburn

35095. A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig. – Claud Cockburn

35096. Never underestimate the effectiveness of a straight cash bribe. – Claud Cockburn

35097. Learn avidly. Question repeatedly what you have learned. Analyze it carefully. Then put what you have learned into practice intelligently. – Edward Cocker

35098. When Honor’s sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things. – Edward Cocker

35099. We’ve always been a bit out of touch with reality. – Jarvis Cocker

35100. Anyone who thinks they’re sexy needs their head checked. – Jarvis Cocker

35101. I got a pair of red, synthetic satin women’s pants through the post the other day with a phone number on. That was quite strange. I haven’t tried the phone number. In times of stress I may. – Jarvis Cocker

35102. Its OK to grow up, just as long as you don’t grow old. Face it you are young. – Jarvis Cocker

35103. The things in my songs are the edited highlights of my life. I don’t go seeking out strange sexual experiences every day of the week. – Jarvis Cocker

35104. It’s nice to get a response from the artists that I cover. – Joe Cocker

35105. Once you get into entertaining a quarter of a million people, it’s a very weird place to be. – Joe Cocker

35106. Over the years, I’ve worked with just about everybody. – Joe Cocker

35107. Some of the songs I do once in a while that I kinda… my set list is basically like my hits, there is a good reason why they are there; people really like them. – Joe Cocker

35108. The world is a tougher place to live in than it was back then, as we come into the computer age. – Joe Cocker

35109. Unfortunately I was in New York when 9/11 happened. – Joe Cocker

35110. Well, over the years, I’ve developed a stable of songs of which I’m known for and never get tired of singing. – Joe Cocker

35111. Yeah, one of the main ways is for songs that make me want to move. – Joe Cocker

35112. I’ve been touring now since about ’68. – Joe Cocker

35113. It’s all a matter of hearing what I like and seeing if I can make it fit into my style. – Joe Cocker

35114. Well, we have this place in Telluride, Colorado. It’s somewhere I can just get away and relax and think. – Joe Cocker

35115. It’s interesting, as I said on the last tour in America, the audience actually came out, they had to have been the kind of fans who listened to my music via their parents, you know what I mean? – Joe Cocker

35116. I was in Germany when the wall came down. – Joe Cocker

35117. I would like to be able to do a song with Ray Charles, before we both get too old. – Joe Cocker

35118. I love songs that have a rocking and grooving feeling. – Joe Cocker

35119. I have sung to large crowds since then, and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people, you kind of lose the control element, you don’t know if you are really getting through or not. – Joe Cocker

35120. I have always been a sucker for ballads, but you have to be careful these days, you can’t overload people. – Joe Cocker

35121. I had a job when I was 16 at a gas fitter, which was a bit like a pipe fitter. – Joe Cocker

35122. God, I’m just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know? – Joe Cocker

35123. For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving. – Joe Cocker

35124. Europe is usually where I am usually galloping around. – Joe Cocker

35125. Don’t go on American Idol, I think you’ll spend the rest of your life living it down and I think it’s getting kinda scary, isn’t it? – Joe Cocker

35126. Back then, I, most rockers loved Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis… you know in the ’60s. – Joe Cocker

35127. Yearning is not only a good way to go crazy but also a pretty good place to hide out from hard truth. – Jay Cocks

35128. When a man forgets himself, he usually does something everybody else remembers. – James Coco

35129. There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them. – Jean Cocteau

35130. The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order. – Jean Cocteau

35131. Silence moves faster when it’s going backward. – Jean Cocteau

35132. Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying. – Jean Cocteau

35133. Style is a simple way of saying complicated things. – Jean Cocteau

35134. Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far. – Jean Cocteau

35135. Poetry is indispensable – if I only knew what for. – Jean Cocteau

35136. Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet’s job. The rest is literature. – Jean Cocteau

35137. One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends. – Jean Cocteau

35138. The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one’s preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them. – Jean Cocteau

35139. The day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying. – Jean Cocteau

35140. The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee. – Jean Cocteau

35141. The extreme limit of wisdom, that’s what the public calls madness. – Jean Cocteau

35142. Poets don’t draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again, but differently. – Jean Cocteau

35143. You’ve never seen death? Look in the mirror every day and you will see it like bees working in a glass hive. – Jean Cocteau

35144. The Louvre is a morgue; you go there to identify your friends. – Jean Cocteau

35145. When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work. – Jean Cocteau

35146. The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth. – Jean Cocteau

35147. The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed. – Jean Cocteau

35148. The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up. – Jean Cocteau

35149. There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul. – Jean Cocteau

35150. There is always a period when a man with a beard shaves it off. This period does not last. He returns headlong to his beard. – Jean Cocteau

35151. True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing. – Jean Cocteau

35152. We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like? – Jean Cocteau

35153. What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you. – Jean Cocteau

35154. Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself. – Jean Cocteau

35155. One must be a living man and a posthumous artist. – Jean Cocteau

35156. The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head. – Jean Cocteau

35157. The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood. – Jean Cocteau

35158. Commissions suit me. They set limits. Jean Marais dared me to write play in which he would not speak in the first act, would weep for joy in the second and in the last would fall backward down a flight of stairs. – Jean Cocteau

35159. Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what’s known as infinity. – Jean Cocteau

35160. The poet doesn’t invent. He listens. – Jean Cocteau

35161. A film is a petrified fountain of thought. – Jean Cocteau

35162. A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses. – Jean Cocteau

35163. After the writer’s death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter. – Jean Cocteau

35164. All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it. – Jean Cocteau

35165. An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture. – Jean Cocteau

35166. An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original. – Jean Cocteau

35167. Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious. – Jean Cocteau

35168. Art is not a pastime but a priesthood. – Jean Cocteau

35169. Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time. – Jean Cocteau

35170. Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie. – Jean Cocteau

35171. Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail. – Jean Cocteau

35172. I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul. – Jean Cocteau

35173. Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort. – Jean Cocteau

35174. Life is a horizontal fall. – Jean Cocteau

35175. It is not I who become addicted, it is my body. – Jean Cocteau

35176. In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator. – Jean Cocteau

35177. Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking a plant to discuss horticulture. – Jean Cocteau

35178. If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it. – Jean Cocteau

35179. Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death. – Jean Cocteau

35180. I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another. – Jean Cocteau

35181. I have a piece of great and sad news to tell you: I am dead. – Jean Cocteau

35182. I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike? – Jean Cocteau

35183. I am a lie who always speaks the truth. – Jean Cocteau

35184. Here I am trying to live, or rather, I am trying to teach the death within me how to live. – Jean Cocteau

35185. Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper. – Jean Cocteau

35186. If it has to choose who is to be crucified, the crowd will always save Barabbas. – Jean Cocteau

35187. Objectivity requires taking subjectivity into account. – Lorraine Code

35188. If a man or a woman puts in an honest day’s work, they should to be able to earn a living wage. – Richard J. Codey

35189. We are keeping New Jersey one step, several steps, ahead of terrorism. – Richard J. Codey

35190. The good news is, we’re not bankrupt. The bad news is, we’re close. – Richard J. Codey

35191. Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days… or a few months after childbirth. – Richard J. Codey

35192. For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet… and hoped that they would go away. – Richard J. Codey

35193. Every year the State will be the dog that chases its own tail… engaging in a futile attempt to close a perpetual budget gap. – Richard J. Codey

35194. I want to be an advocate for the people who don’t have time to read the newspaper… or the money to make a political contribution. – Richard J. Codey

35195. Marty Robbins once sang you give me a mountain, I’ve been given a few mountains in my life. – David Allan Coe

35196. One thing is certain, You can’t shake hands with a fist. – David Allan Coe

35197. It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time. – David Allan Coe

35198. If there ever was a poet for the working class Billy Joe Shaver and Merle Haggard would be my nomination. – David Allan Coe

35199. I’ve written songs about things that nobody else has ever written about. – David Allan Coe

35200. I took the hardest possible route that you could take, and I still overcame and succeeded. – David Allan Coe

35201. Freedom cannot be given… It can only be taken away. – David Allan Coe

35202. Everybody started saying, well, this cat’s not as dumb as people think he is. – David Allan Coe

35203. All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality. – David Allan Coe

35204. I’ve never wanted anybody to like me because I had long hair or short hair, or that they liked the way I dressed or they liked the way I dressed or they liked the way I smile. – David Allan Coe

35205. Teach my children to love! They’ll learn to hate on their own. – David Allan Coe

35206. The writer I feel the most affinity with – you said you felt my books are 19th century novels, I think they’re 18th century novels – is Fielding, Henry Fielding, he’s the guy who does it for me. – Jonathan Coe

35207. It seems to me that you would have to write a novel on a very small, intimate scale for it not to become political. – Jonathan Coe

35208. It’s only a drawback in the States, where most people seem to have no real interest in other countries and the notion of a novel which might offer insight into life in the UK doesn’t seem to appeal very widely. – Jonathan Coe

35209. You would go mad if you began to speculate about the impact your novel might have while you were still writing it. – Jonathan Coe

35210. Luckily, in my case, I have managed, by writing, to do the one thing that I always wanted to do. – Jonathan Coe

35211. But we are entitled to look for continuity in politics. – Jonathan Coe

35212. My only regret is that I signed away the world rights and in America they’ve been far and away my most successful books, but I never saw a cent from any of it. – Jonathan Coe

35213. Thatcherism has become bigger than she ever was. – Jonathan Coe

35214. The more melancholy side of my literary personality is much in tune with BS Johnson’s. – Jonathan Coe

35215. They were written in the early ’90s when I was strapped for cash. – Jonathan Coe

35216. Writers never feel comfortable having labels attached to them, however accurate they are. – Jonathan Coe

35217. I’m one of those unlucky people who had a happy childhood. – Jonathan Coe

35218. The biggest markets for my books outside the UK are France and Italy, and those are the two countries where I also have the closest personal relationships with my translators – I don’t know whether that’s a coincidence, or if there’s something to be learned from it. – Jonathan Coe

35219. I live a perfectly happy and comfortable life in Blair’s Britain, but I can’t work up much affection for the culture we’ve created for ourselves: it’s too cynical, too knowing, too ironic, too empty of real value and meaning. – Jonathan Coe

35220. I have two ideas for novels at the moment, neither of them all that conventional, but I’m not ready to choose between them yet, let alone settle down to the process of writing. – Jonathan Coe

35221. I became quite taken over by Johnson’s personality at some points while writing the biography, and since I went straight on to The Closed Circle afterwards, I did sometimes feel I could hear him whispering in my ear while I was working on it. – Jonathan Coe

35222. But you can try to read books at the wrong time or for the wrong reasons. – Jonathan Coe

35223. But I have always – ever since The Accidental Woman – written novels about individuals attempting to make choices in the context of situations over which they have no control. – Jonathan Coe

35224. But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don’t write short stories because they turn into novels. – Jonathan Coe

35225. As the books grew bigger and more ambitious, the situations in question sometimes became political ones, and so it became necessary to start painting in the social background on a scale which eventually became panoramic. – Jonathan Coe

35226. As soon as you start writing about how human beings interact with each other socially, you’re into politics, aren’t you? – Jonathan Coe

35227. As I said, I had no publisher for What a Carve Up! while I was writing it, so all we had to live off was my wife’s money and little bits I was picking up for journalism. – Jonathan Coe

35228. Ah, well, I have no talent for nonfiction, that’s my problem. – Jonathan Coe

35229. Contemporary Britain seems an endlessly fascinating place to me – but if I knew a little bit more about other places, and other times, maybe it wouldn’t. – Jonathan Coe

35230. I think it’s also the case that I’m not as widely travelled, or as well-educated in history, as most of the other novelists I meet: so I have to write about my own country, at the present time, because it’s more or less all I know about! – Jonathan Coe

35231. Quite simply the Games are the biggest opportunity sport in this country has ever had. It is one that we must not squander. – Sebastian Coe

35232. World records are only borrowed. – Sebastian Coe

35233. We need to be confident. We need not to blink. – Sebastian Coe

35234. To anyone who has started out on a long campaign believing that the gold medal was destined for him, the feeling when, all of a sudden, the medal has gone somewhere else is quite indescribable. – Sebastian Coe

35235. There may be problems we still need to tease out, but we will leave no stone unturned in our bid to make London the host city. – Sebastian Coe

35236. The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London. – Sebastian Coe

35237. All pressure is self-inflicted. It’s what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you. – Sebastian Coe

35238. I’m not sure there are enough coaches in the system that can take young talent and consistently get them into the top five in the world. – Sebastian Coe

35239. Our success in Singapore was a Herculean effort by the whole team. Now I am determined to deliver on all we promised. I will be watching like a hawk. – Sebastian Coe

35240. The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people’s opinions. – Paulo Coelho

35241. The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love. – Paulo Coelho

35242. One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving. – Paulo Coelho

35243. You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen. – Paulo Coelho

35244. You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it. – Paulo Coelho

35245. You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle. – Paulo Coelho

35246. When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. – Paulo Coelho

35247. When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream. – Paulo Coelho

35248. We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery. – Paulo Coelho

35249. Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. – Paulo Coelho

35250. Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering. – Paulo Coelho

35251. Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream. – Paulo Coelho

35252. No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone’s eyes. – Paulo Coelho

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35253. Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows. – Paulo Coelho

35254. Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere. – Paulo Coelho

35255. Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act. – Paulo Coelho

35256. If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it. – Paulo Coelho

35257. Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time. – Paulo Coelho

35258. Every blessing ignored becomes a curse. – Paulo Coelho

35259. Beauty is the greatest seducer of man. – Paulo Coelho

35260. We haven’t had to defend anything to anybody. – Ethan Coen

35261. We tend to do period stuff because it helps make it one step removed from boring everyday reality. – Ethan Coen

35262. When the movie’s done, you talk about either the score or source music over a particular scene, what might work. You just throw a piece of music over the scene, and we both listen to it. – Ethan Coen

35263. The mountain music… is compelling music in its own right, harking back to a time when music was a part of everyday life and not something performed by celebrities. – Ethan Coen

35264. I mean, Joel talks to the actors more than I do and I probably do production stuff a little more than he does. – Ethan Coen

35265. Being non-commercial is never an ambition. Movies come together at different points for fortuitous reasons. You do them as you get the opportunity, as opposed to doing them when you choose to or design to. – Ethan Coen

35266. We wouldn’t have done it if we didn’t think we could have fun with it. – Ethan Coen

35267. There aren’t reasons why you like this song or this piece of music, or don’t like it. It’s just, it’s either right or wrong, you know? – Ethan Coen

35268. I couldn’t have been happier with the relationship we had with Disney, it couldn’t have been easier. – Joel Coen

35269. I guess there’s a certain amount of poking fun at certain characters, but that’s because there is something amusing about them or about the way they behave, so I guess you can say that that’s poking fun at the character. But the character is your own invention, so who cares? – Joel Coen

35270. I guess everything having to do with your background has some influence on how you tell stories but it’s hard to parse how growing up in a Jewish community in Minnesota really affected it. – Joel Coen

35271. I think when you watch the dailies, the film that you shoot every day, you’re very excited by it and very optimistic about how it’s going to work. – Joel Coen

35272. I always admired Stanley Kubrick for the fact that he managed to beat the system somehow. I think he kind of had it all figured out. – Joel Coen

35273. Barton Fink got written very quickly, in about three weeks. I don’t know what that means. – Joel Coen

35274. And when you see it the first time you put the film together, the roughest cut, is when you want to go home and open up your veins and get in a warm tub and just go away. And then it gradually, maybe, works its way back, somewhere toward that spot you were at before. – Joel Coen

35275. I guess it beats throwing trash for a living. – Joel Coen

35276. Our mother was a very religious and observant Jew, our father less so. She was kind of driving the religious education, so for us it was more a burden and an obligation when we were kids at that age. – Joel Coen

35277. The characters are the result of two things-first, we elaborate them into fairly well-defined people through their dialogue, then they happen all over again, when the actor interprets them. – Joel Coen

35278. You love all your characters, even the ridiculous ones. You have to on some level; they’re your weird creations in some kind of way. I don’t even know how you approach the process of conceiving the characters if in a sense you hated them. It’s just absurd. – Joel Coen

35279. When you do a writing job for a studio, one of the things you want to do is satisfy the expectations of your employer. That’s a little bit different than when you sit down and write something to satisfy yourself, because then you’re the employer. – Joel Coen

35280. When we do a movie with the studios, they wouldn’t be asking us to do it, I don’t think, if it was a movie they wanted to get into themselves. What you see is what you get with us, so they let us do what we want to do. – Joel Coen

35281. We’ve been remarkably lucky in that we’ve been free to make the movies we’ve wanted to make the way we’ve wanted to make them. They’ve all been made for a price. – Joel Coen

35282. We have an uncanny ability to make birds do what we want them to do. In Blood Simple there’s a shot from the bumper of a car and it’s going up this road and a huge flock of birds takes off at the perfect moment. – Joel Coen

35283. We don’t have any rules about how we depict violence, or how much violence is in a movie. It’s a calibration on a case-by-case basis. – Joel Coen

35284. We create monsters and then we can’t control them. – Joel Coen

35285. Usually, I don’t want to sit down and listen to the director gas on about his movie. I just can’t actually imagine myself sitting down and having that much to say. – Joel Coen

35286. You see a moral in them? Do we have morals? – Joel Coen

35287. The question is: Where would it get you if something that’s a little bit ambiguous in the movie is made clear? It doesn’t get you anywhere. – Joel Coen

35288. You’re doing it to make the character as specific as possible, so that it’s a specific individual that you’re talking about, not that whole class of people. – Joel Coen

35289. The point at which we worked with some of these actors, they weren’t really stars yet. Nicolas Cage was not a big star when we did Raising Arizona. A lot of these people were also virtually unknown, too, when we worked with them first. – Joel Coen

35290. I’ve never really understood that. It’s a funny thing; people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow-that to me is kind of inexplicable. – Joel Coen

35291. Some people come out going, I don’t get it. And I don’t quite know what they’re trying to get, what they’re struggling for. We have had the reaction where people leave the movie sort of uncomfortable and befuddled. Although that wasn’t our intention. – Joel Coen

35292. I’d be perfectly happy never to have to answer anything again about how I work with Ethan, or whether we have arguments, or… you know what I mean? I’ve been answering those questions for 20 years. I suppose it’s interesting to people. – Joel Coen

35293. The architecture of a story can be a little bit different if it’s a true story. – Joel Coen

35294. If the material is challenging, it forces you to challenge yourself when handling it. – Joel Coen

35295. It’s a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That’s sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn’t happen to me. – Joel Coen

35296. It’s almost like a genre rule: Don’t Open The Box. – Joel Coen

35297. Maybe our telling of the story wasn’t as clear as it should have been, but I don’t think that’s true. In terms of understanding the story, it comes across. – Joel Coen

35298. Maybe there should be less of a mystique around making movies. I just don’t think that there’s any real mystery there. – Joel Coen

35299. Other kinds of movie stars, it’s a different thing, they bring their persona to the part and that’s what people like to see, and they are not really transforming in terms of their character. – Joel Coen

35300. People that have been interested in our work for awhile… those are the last people you want to disappoint. – Joel Coen

35301. Sometimes, in certain stories, I think we know at the outset essentially what the tone is going to be, or it becomes important that we’re groping toward some kind of story with a certain kind of tone that we both get somehow. But I don’t think how that’s combined with other elements is ever in any way overtly discussed. – Joel Coen

35302. We are not by nature cruel. – J. M. Coetzee

35303. I see no marks of Wordsworths style of writing or style of thinking in my own work, yet Wordsworth is a constant presence when I write about human beings and their relations to the natural world. – J. M. Coetzee

35304. There are works of literature whose influence is strong but indirect because it is mediated through the whole of the culture rather than immediately through imitation. Wordsworth is the case that comes to mind. – J. M. Coetzee

35305. The writers who have the deepest influence on one are those one reads in ones more impressionable, early life, and often it is the more youthful works of those writers that leave the deepest imprint. – J. M. Coetzee

35306. The most important of all rights is the right to life, and I cannot foresee a day when domesticated animals will be granted that right in law. – J. M. Coetzee

35307. The mode of consciousness of nonhuman species is quite different from human consciousness. – J. M. Coetzee

35308. The idea of writer as sage is pretty much dead today. I would certainly feel very uncomfortable in the role. – J. M. Coetzee

35309. That has always seemed to me one of the stranger aspects of literary fame: you prove your competence as a writer and an inventor of stories, and then people clamour for you to make speeches and tell them what you think about the world. – J. M. Coetzee

35310. Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights for animals but in a change of heart towards animals. – J. M. Coetzee

35311. My response, a dubious and hesitant one, is that it has been and may continue to be, in the time that is left to me, more productive to live out the question than to try to answer it in abstract terms. – J. M. Coetzee

35312. I say that I represent this movement because my intellectual allegiances are clearly European, not African. – J. M. Coetzee

35313. If it is indeed impossible – or at least very difficult – to inhabit the consciousness of an animal, then in writing about animals there is a temptation to project upon them feelings and thoughts that may belong only to our own human mind and heart. – J. M. Coetzee

35314. Elizabeth, Lady C, claims to be writing at the limits of language. Would it not be insulting to her if I were diligently to follow after her, explaining what she means but is not smart enough to say? – J. M. Coetzee

35315. In order to be cruel we have to close our hearts to the suffering of the other. – J. M. Coetzee

35316. As for September 11, let us not too easily grant the Americans possession of that date on the calendar. Like May 1 or July 14 or December 25, September 11 may seem full of significance to some people, while to other people it is just another day. – J. M. Coetzee

35317. I tend to resist invitations to interpret my own fiction. – J. M. Coetzee

35318. As you see, I do not treat the creation of fiction, that to say the invention and development of fantasies, as a form of abstract thought. I dont wish to deny the uses of the intellect, but sometimes one has the intuition that the intellect by itself will lead one nowhere. – J. M. Coetzee

35319. If there were a better, clearer, shorter way of saying what the fiction says, then why not scrap the fiction? – J. M. Coetzee

35320. In its conception the literature prize belongs to days when a writer could still be thought of as, by virtue of his or her occupation, a sage, someone with no institutional affiliations who could offer an authoritative word on our times as well as on our moral life. – J. M. Coetzee

35321. I didn’t spend a whole lot of time here, but I had the seven best years of my career in this city and having an attachment here 20-some odd years later is pretty special to me. – Paul Coffey

35322. I went on and was still able to play some good hockey. – Paul Coffey

35323. Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top. – Paul Coffey

35324. Having Wayne in town will be exciting enough. – Paul Coffey

35325. One often learns more from ten days of agony than from ten years of contentment. – Harold Coffin

35326. Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature. – Harold Coffin

35327. When the product is right, you don’t have to be a great marketer. – Harold Coffin

35328. The fellow who thinks he knows it all is especially annoying to those of us who do. – Harold Coffin

35329. Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own. – Harold Coffin

35330. A consumer is a shopper who is sore about something. – Harold Coffin

35331. Corporations cannot commit treason, or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls. – Harold Coffin

35332. Behind every successful man you’ll find a woman who has nothing to wear. – Harold Coffin

35333. In the business world an executive knows something about everything, a technician knows everything about something and the switchboard operator knows everything. – Harold Coffin

35334. The only thing worse than an active conscience is one that’s retroactive. – Harold Coffin

35335. The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love. – William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

35336. Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible. – William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

35337. It’s too bad that one has to conceive of sports as being the only arena where risks are, for all of life is risk exercise. That’s the only way to live more freely, and more interestingly. – William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

35338. The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. Only reverance can restrain violence – reverance for human life and the environment. – William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

35339. The woman most in need of liberation is the woman in every man and the man in every woman. – William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

35340. Many a bum show has been saved by the flag. – George M. Cohan

35341. Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you! – George M. Cohan

35342. Hurried and worried until we’re buried, and there’s no curtain call, Lifes a very funny proposition after all. – George M. Cohan

35343. I don’t care what you say about me, as long as you say something about me, and as long as you spell my name right. – George M. Cohan

35344. Our history is not our destiny. – Alan Cohen

35345. The same Source that gave you the idea, will give you the means to see it through. – Alan Cohen

35346. You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your kite. – Alan Cohen

35347. You can only see in someone else what you see in yourself. – Alan Cohen

35348. You can always tell what you believe by what you are getting. – Alan Cohen

35349. You are in integrity when the life you are living on the outside matches who you are on the inside. – Alan Cohen

35350. You are doing better than you think you are. – Alan Cohen

35351. To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now. – Alan Cohen

35352. God is a frequency. Stay tuned. – Alan Cohen

35353. Joy is not the result of getting what you want; it is the way to get what you want. In the deepest sense, joy is what you want. – Alan Cohen

35354. Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good. – Alan Cohen

35355. Great masters neither want nor need your worship. Your greatest gift to them and yourself is to emulate their divinity by claiming it as your own. – Alan Cohen

35356. Guilt: punishing yourself before God doesn’t. – Alan Cohen

35357. What are you accepting that would not be a part of your ideal day? – Alan Cohen

35358. If you sense there must be more, there is more. – Alan Cohen

35359. Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts. – Alan Cohen

35360. It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. – Alan Cohen

35361. Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us. – Alan Cohen

35362. When a human being becomes so still that they begin to lose awareness of their gender, and they are simply looking into that abyss where there is no notion of self whatsoever, the world disappears. And that’s really the only place to go. It’s the only place to remain. – Andrew Cohen

35363. To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down. – Andrew Cohen

35364. Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender, of any notions of difference whatsoever. – Andrew Cohen

35365. The excitement that you were feeling about a special, unique path for yourself as a woman is all part of your identification with and attachment to being female. And that’s ultimately all ego. – Andrew Cohen

35366. The executive branch maneuvered this result deftly. – Andrew Cohen

35367. There’s nothing tantric about my particular view on life. – Andrew Cohen

35368. We have been very conditioned by the cultures that we come from and are usually very identified with the particular gender that we happen to be a member of. – Andrew Cohen

35369. We have to be willing to give up all the injustices of the past that did exist – and that do exist right now. When we become interested in liberation, we then become interested in that which transcends time. – Andrew Cohen

35370. We really have to be willing to find out who we are instead of rebelling for the equal rights that we’ve been denied, that we do deserve. – Andrew Cohen

35371. What you’re getting excited about is not A face, but a feminine face. – Andrew Cohen

35372. Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity. – Andrew Cohen

35373. When you come together with your other half, you immediately experience a sense of wholeness and completeness. – Andrew Cohen

35374. We’re making far too big a deal out of our sexual preferences. It’s just another form of narcissism, and I think it can be a big problem and a tremendous obstacle. – Andrew Cohen

35375. Everybody wants to get enlightened but nobody wants to change. – Andrew Cohen

35376. Our relationship to reality and to our experience is all based upon the ideas in our mind that we’re always trying to live up to. – Andrew Cohen

35377. Almost all the ideas we have about being a man or being a woman are so burdened with pain, anxiety, fear and self-doubt. For many of us, the confusion around this question is excruciating. – Andrew Cohen

35378. One of the most extraordinary things about being a spiritual teacher is the rare privilege of being able to look deeply into the very souls of many human beings at the same time. – Andrew Cohen

35379. Freedom has no history. – Andrew Cohen

35380. Hopefully, America will really get a sense of how justice can be served in this country. And hopefully, they’ll forget the Simpson trial. – Andrew Cohen

35381. I am already inherently full and complete as I am. Man doesn’t need woman and woman doesn’t need man in order to experience his or her inherent fullness. – Andrew Cohen

35382. I’m suspicious of any man or woman who approaches their own liberation with any kind of gender bias. – Andrew Cohen

35383. In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are – as a matter of fact, often they are more so! – Andrew Cohen

35384. It is not enough to be well-intentioned; one must strive to put those intentions into action in a capable way. One must consider the effect his actions will have on others. Looked at like this, to persist in ignorance is itself dishonorable. – Andrew Cohen

35385. It is true that women tend to be more identified with their bodies because in this crazy world, both men and women measure women’s value as human beings in relationship to their physical appearance. – Andrew Cohen

35386. Men are recognizing that they have been forced to conform to a very narrow and rather two-dimensional picture of maleness and manhood that they have never had the freedom to question. – Andrew Cohen

35387. I’m not convinced that what are traditionally considered to be male energies or qualities or female energies or qualities really have as much to do with gender as many people think they do. – Andrew Cohen

35388. A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal. – Andrew Cohen

35389. When I look back at the way that I was in that documentary I cringe. – Benjamin Cohen

35390. I’ve found that in business opportunities will constantly emerge or situations develop that make you revise your plans along the way. – Benjamin Cohen

35391. Initially, the site was favourably reviewed in a leading new media publication and the word spread. – Benjamin Cohen

35392. Most of my time, energy and other resources I use to nurture my projects. – Benjamin Cohen

35393. On the other hand, always aim to be the best in what you do and give 100%. – Benjamin Cohen

35394. My parents have been really supportive right from the very beginning. – Benjamin Cohen

35395. The truth is that most small businesses will not succeed and you need to be emotionally prepared for this. – Benjamin Cohen

35396. I was stuck at home in bed with me and got more and more involved with the Internet. I used it to keep in contact with friends and to make sure I was up to date with everything that was going on in the world. – Benjamin Cohen

35397. The first profile piece on myself came about after my Rabbi sent information to the Jewish Chronicle on what I was up to. The story was then picked up by one of the nationals and things grew from there. – Benjamin Cohen

35398. At the end of the day I’m pleased with the site I created. – Benjamin Cohen

35399. I still manage to spend around 40 hours a week at work but it is a lot more focused on what can make money as opposed to what makes me look good in the papers. – Benjamin Cohen

35400. And although I like to relax and have fun, my passion is my work. – Benjamin Cohen

35401. Back then, I could be as obnoxious as I liked and people would still come back for more, they had to, I was Benjamin Cohen, the Dot Com sensation. – Benjamin Cohen

35402. Even if someone is already in your market space, ask yourself whether you can approach it from a different angle and thereby secure your own customer base. – Benjamin Cohen

35403. The added work load of a degree has made me focus a lot more when I am in work. – Benjamin Cohen

35404. I can remember how rude I could be at times to journalists and people phoning up for advice. – Benjamin Cohen

35405. I decided that the only way there would be a future was to start to cut back. – Benjamin Cohen

35406. I had in effect a user base eager to buy porn but no one to sell it to them. – Benjamin Cohen

35407. I prefer the new me a million times more over than the old one. – Benjamin Cohen

35408. A world in which others controlled the course of their own development, would be a world in which the American system would be seriously endangered. – Benjamin Cohen

35409. In terms of work I’ve always had a Bad Attitude in that I won’t work anywhere which requires me to work strict hours or follow a dress code. I don’t know if that’s an Asperger’s thing or not, I think it’s just being reasonable. – Bram Cohen

35410. My favorite language for maintainability is Python. It has simple, clean syntax, object encapsulation, good library support, and optional named parameters. – Bram Cohen

35411. You get so tired of having your work die. I just wanted to make something that people would actually use. – Bram Cohen

35412. With BitTorrent, the cat’s out of the bag. – Bram Cohen

35413. When I put my mind to it I can be a megalomaniac. – Bram Cohen

35414. The next release of mainline is going to have a lot of the advanced features people want, by the way. – Bram Cohen

35415. The mark of a mature programmer is willingness to throw out code you spent time on when you realize it’s pointless. – Bram Cohen

35416. It’s always hard to predict what’s coming up next. My main guess is that content creators will increasingly start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly. – Bram Cohen

35417. I can come off as pretty arrogant, but it’s because I know I’m right. I’m very, very good at writing protocols. I’ve accomplished more working on my own than I ever did as part of a team. – Bram Cohen

35418. I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of basic human rights: to free speech, to use any information and technology, to purchase and use recreational drugs, to enjoy and purchase so-called ‘vices’, to be free of intruders, and to privacy. – Bram Cohen

35419. Give and ye shall receive. – Bram Cohen

35420. Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail. – Bram Cohen

35421. My father taught me Basic and rudimentary C, I learned everything else on my own, including studying computational complexity on my own. That’s more a function of my age than anything else though – back when I was in school there were hardly any programming classes. – Bram Cohen

35422. Are you eating it? Or is it eating you? – Larry Cohen

35423. Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. – Leonard Cohen

35424. A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love. – Leonard Cohen

35425. To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation’s sweetest dreams of itself. – Leonard Cohen

35426. There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. – Leonard Cohen

35427. The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape. – Leonard Cohen

35428. The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world. – Leonard Cohen

35429. Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered. – Leonard Cohen

35430. In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress. – Leonard Cohen

35431. I don’t consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin. – Leonard Cohen

35432. I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That’s what sitting on your ass does to your face. – Leonard Cohen

35433. Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh. – Leonard Cohen

35434. Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity. – Leonard Cohen

35435. Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act. – Leonard Cohen

35436. Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true. – Leonard Cohen

35437. I’ve gradually risen from lower-class background to lower-class foreground. – Marvin Cohen

35438. I got a kick out of having a big bankroll in my pocket. Even if I only made a couple hundred dollars, I’d always keep it in fives and tens so it’d look big. – Mickey Cohen

35439. I started rooting – you know, sticking up joints – with some older guys. By now I had gotten a taste of what the racket world really was – the glamour, the way they dressed, the way they always had a pocketful of money. – Mickey Cohen

35440. I didn’t kill anyone that didn’t deserve killing in the first place. – Mickey Cohen

35441. Let philosophy resolutely aim to be as scientific as possible, but let her not forget her strong kinship with literature. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35442. The picture which the philosopher draws of the world is surely not one in which every stroke is necessitated by pure logic. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35443. The method of exposition which philosophers have adopted leads many to suppose that they are simply inquiries, that they have no interest in the conclusions at which they arrive, and that their primary concern is to follow their premises to their logical conclusions. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35444. Literature and philosophy both allow past idols to be resurrected with a frequency which would be truly distressing to a sober scientist. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35445. Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situations, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35446. If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35447. Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35448. To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained can accept the results of science only on authority. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35449. Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas – an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions, seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35450. This open eye for possible alternatives which need to be scrutinized before we can determine which is the best grounded is profoundly disconcerting to all conservatives and to almost all revolutionaries. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35451. Lastly, literature and philosophy both allow past idols to be resurrected with a frequency which would be truly distressing to a sober scientist. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35452. It is not impossible to think that the minds of philosophers sometimes act like those of other mortals, and that, having once been determined by diverse circumstances to adopt certain views, they then look for and naturally find reasons to justify these views. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35453. In thus pointing out certain respects in which philosophy resembles literature more than science, I do not mean, of course, to imply that it would be well for philosophy if it ceased to aim at scientific rigor. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35454. If a philosophic theory is once ruled out of court, no one can tell when it will appear again. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35455. Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35456. Conservatism clings to what has been established, fearing that, once we begin to question the beliefs that we have inherited, all the values of life will be destroyed. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35457. Again, both literature and philosophy work by appealing to certain reigning idols. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35458. A creative element is surely present in all great systems, and it does not seem possible that all sympathy or fundamental attitudes of will can be entirely eliminated from any human philosophy. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35459. Law is a formless mass of isolated decisions. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35460. It has generally been assumed that of two opposing systems of philosophy, e.g., realism and idealism, one only can be true and one must be false; and so philosophers have been hopelessly divided on the question, which is the true one. – Morris Raphael Cohen

35461. I’m a huge Obama fan. I think it’s such an unbelievably great thing to have a President who’s competent and not insane. – Randy Cohen

35462. No two directors make the same film the same way. – Rob Cohen

35463. I wanted a woman who had the body and the power of a real pilot. I interviewed hundreds of woman, but Jessica just seemed perfect for the part. I couldn’t get her out of my head. I continued to bother her and she finally gave in. – Rob Cohen

35464. Be happy or die. – Rob Cohen

35465. I’m a competitive person and I love the challenge of mastering new things. – Sasha Cohen

35466. Skating has always been a major area of interest to me. – Sasha Cohen

35467. My family has always been there to support me along the way. My coach, John Nicks, is a great influence. – Sasha Cohen

35468. My academic schedule is lighter this year because it’s an Olympic year. – Sasha Cohen

35469. I’m used to a very busy schedule. Right now it revolves around training and preparing for Nationals in January. I’m usually at the rink from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and then I attend public school for two hours, three times per week. – Sasha Cohen

35470. The night before I compete, I like to have steak. Meat is especially important for female athletes because it provides them with the nutrients they need to perform at their best. – Sasha Cohen

35471. I want to be the first lady to land a quadruple jump in competition. As I grow older, I know that my skating style will develop and mature. – Sasha Cohen

35472. I skate about 15 to 20 hours a week and also incorporate a lot of off-ice training. I take ballet and Pilates classes and lift weights with my physical therapist when I’m not on the ice. – Sasha Cohen

35473. I eat a variety of foods like vegetables, fruit and beef for protein and iron. – Sasha Cohen

35474. Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle. – Sasha Cohen

35475. A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good nutrition program to help speed up my recovery. I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order to get back out on the ice. – Sasha Cohen

35476. My training has been going really well these past few days and my goal is to keep it up for the next few weeks and hopefully earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. – Sasha Cohen

35477. I worked with my coach to develop some new spiral variations to make my program more interesting. Each one is different and you’ll have to wait until January to see them. – Sasha Cohen

35478. My initial interest, just prior to my work on cytokines, was on cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity, mostly with respect to the cells that populated these reactions. – Stanley Cohen

35479. The opportunities that Gorbachev created for international relations have also been missed, perhaps even lost – here, however, primarily because of the United States. – Stephen Cohen

35480. There remains, however, the hope, at least in Russia, that, as sometimes happens in history, the memory of lost alternatives will one day inspire efforts to regain them. – Stephen Cohen

35481. The essential meaning of perestroika for Gorbachev and his supporters was creating and acting on alternatives to failed and dangerous policies at home and abroad. – Stephen Cohen

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35482. The cost of acquiring new customers and maintaining those relationships in an online environment versus bricks and mortar is significant. – Stephen Cohen

35483. On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full-scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold. – Stephen Cohen

35484. But critics of the war have no reason to regret their views. – Stephen Cohen

35485. Thirteen years after the end of the Soviet Union, the American press establishment seemed eager to turn Ukraine’s protested presidential election on November 21 into a new cold war with Russia. – Stephen Cohen

35486. For while the threat of nuclear holocaust has been significantly reduced, the world remains a very unsettled and dangerous place. – William S. Cohen

35487. Terrorism is escalating to the point that Americans soon may have to choose between civil liberties and more intrusive means of protection. – William S. Cohen

35488. You know why I don’t like that camera? Because it prevents me from seeing you! – Arthur Cohn

35489. I chose Sony Classics, not just because of their practical experience, not just because of their wisdom in marketing, but mainly because of their integrity. – Arthur Cohn

35490. It has nothing to do with commercial success. You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic together to make a commercial film: that’s out of the question. – Arthur Cohn

35491. It is absolutely my conviction, that Walter Salles will figure among the great directors of our time. – Arthur Cohn

35492. Speak slowly, Michael. He is an honourable man. – Arthur Cohn

35493. To have a film in America means precisely nothing if you don’t have a distributor who stands behind it. – Arthur Cohn

35494. You have to believe. You have to stick to your guns. – Arthur Cohn

35495. You’re grateful and appreciative that people liked you and remember you. – Mindy Cohn

35496. You know you have more to offer, and it gets frustrating when you aren’t given the chance. – Mindy Cohn

35497. More teenagers go to movies or rent a tape of a movie than sit down and watch sitcoms on television. – Mindy Cohn

35498. So that’s my philosophy: If you believe in yourself, the chances and the opportunities will come around. – Mindy Cohn

35499. The producers probably won’t like this, but I always describe her as Peppermint Patty on acid. – Mindy Cohn

35500. I bring out the worst in my enemies and that’s how I get them to defeat themselves. – Roy M. Cohn

35501. I don’t write polite letters. I don’t like to plea-bargain. I like to fight. – Roy M. Cohn

35502. The gift that has been given to me says much about our capacity for great compassion and generosity, and I hope it sends an inspiring message to others about the importance of organ donation. – Steven Cojocaru

35503. I’m just a vessel of information. – Steven Cojocaru

35504. I’m not getting paid right now. No pay, no critique. – Steven Cojocaru

35505. I’m very grateful to Jennifer Lopez, because I have something to talk about for the last couple of years. – Steven Cojocaru

35506. I’m wearing a garbage bag. I was put on my own worst-dressed list. – Steven Cojocaru

35507. If you dress like a movie star, you have me. – Steven Cojocaru

35508. In the last couple of years, fashion’s gotten a lot safer. People are really pulling back. – Steven Cojocaru

35509. My phone has been ringing off the hook. I have like 17 cell phones and pagers. – Steven Cojocaru

35510. I’m immensely grateful for the precious gift my mother has given me. She is my hero today and every day. – Steven Cojocaru

35511. The criteria, for me, is movie star. It’s Hollywood. Not Somalia. – Steven Cojocaru

35512. J. Lo, whether she is good or bad, is like a fiery movie star, a throwback to Elizabeth Taylor in her heyday. – Steven Cojocaru

35513. We all get swept up in the hype machine. Nobody is immune to that. – Steven Cojocaru

35514. We are going to have a huge Oscar issue, you are going to see everything in such beautiful detail. – Steven Cojocaru

35515. You’re surfing with all this glamour, and a lot of people are talking about Gwyneth, JLo, and Cameron. – Steven Cojocaru

35516. Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart. – Steven Cojocaru

35517. I think there is a way to be formal and elegant and classy, but more modern. Brad Pitt has been changing it, and Will Smith has been doing it in his own way. – Steven Cojocaru

35518. On the red carpet, I saw all these great stories, and I also got to see the plastic surgery up close. – Steven Cojocaru

35519. I’m being invaded by fashion pundits. – Steven Cojocaru

35520. I am a child of Hollywood and dreams. To me, to be on the red carpet is the best place in the world. – Steven Cojocaru

35521. I am going to get political on you. Because I am the most shallow person in the world, my mission is to see men’s formal wear change a little bit. It is too rigid! Everybody looks like a penguin! – Steven Cojocaru

35522. I don’t hold that everybody has to love fashion. Some people like gardening. – Steven Cojocaru

35523. I liked Nicole Kidman because she is so fashionable she can do less is more. It was very, very simple, but it was so chic. Some people thought she looked washed out, I didn’t at all. – Steven Cojocaru

35524. I used a lot of pancake makeup and a prayer, and a Buddhist chant. – Steven Cojocaru

35525. Courtney Love is a loose cannon. She says what she thinks. She’s wild on the red carpet. You get the best sound bites from Courtney Love. – Steven Cojocaru

35526. I want everybody who is watching to come to the Academy Awards with us. I’m going to pay for the bus. – Steven Cojocaru

35527. I was born with this. It’s a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something’s wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign. – Steven Cojocaru

35528. I was on this bridge overlooking the carpet… I think it went all the way back to Oregon. – Steven Cojocaru

35529. I wrote the book in my head when I was 6 years old. – Steven Cojocaru

35530. I’ll name names, you know I won’t hold back. – Steven Cojocaru

35531. I’m a writer. Now I’ve started to be on television. I have a big mouth. And I have good TV teeth, they say. – Steven Cojocaru

35532. I feel great, the prognosis is excellent. – Steven Cojocaru

35533. You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it. – Edward Coke

35534. Where there are many counsellors there is safety. – Edward Coke

35535. We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways. – Edward Coke

35536. Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls. – Edward Coke

35537. The cause ceasing, the effect ceases also. – Edward Coke

35538. Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great. – Edward Coke

35539. Those who consent to the act and those who do it shall be equally punished. – Edward Coke

35540. Things are worth what they will fetch at a sale. – Edward Coke

35541. The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose. – Edward Coke

35542. Success in crime always invites to worse deeds. – Edward Coke

35543. So use your own property as not to injure that of another. – Edward Coke

35544. Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason – the law which is perfection of reason. – Edward Coke

35545. One threatens the innocent who spares the guilty. – Edward Coke

35546. How long soever it hath continued, if it be against reason, it is of no force in law. – Edward Coke

35547. Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions. – Edward Coke

35548. Magna Charta is such a fellow, that he will have no sovereign. – Edward Coke

35549. Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together. – Pat Colander

35550. I know what’s best for me, after all I have been in the Claudette Colbert business longer than anybody. – Claudette Colbert

35551. Audiences always sound like they’re glad to see me, and I’m damned glad to see them. – Claudette Colbert

35552. I bet you think an egg is something you casually order for breakfast when you can’t think of anything else. Well, so did I once, but that was before the egg and I. – Claudette Colbert

35553. I married a wonderful doctor, and I was very happy – period. – Claudette Colbert

35554. If I couldn’t laugh, I’d rather die. – Claudette Colbert

35555. It matters more what’s in a woman’s face than what’s on it. – Claudette Colbert

35556. It took me years to figure out that you don’t fall into a tub of butter, you jump for it. – Claudette Colbert

35557. Men don’t get smarter when they grow older. They just lose their hair. – Claudette Colbert

35558. Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother. – Claudette Colbert

35559. There’s nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell. – Stephen Colbert

35560. You shouldn’t listen to us at all if you’re looking for information. We don’t take ourselves seriously on any level; we’re just comedians. – Stephen Colbert

35561. I can’t prove it, but I can say it. – Stephen Colbert

35562. I don’t like books, they’re all fact, no heart. – Stephen Colbert

35563. I just think Rosa Parks was overrated. Last time I checked, she got famous for breaking the law. – Stephen Colbert

35564. I used to write things for friends. There was this girl I had a crush on, and she had a teacher she didn’t like at school. I had a real crush on her, so almost every day I would write her a little short story where she would kill him in a different way. – Stephen Colbert

35565. I wrote things for the school’s newspaper, and – like all teenagers – I dabbled in poetry. – Stephen Colbert

35566. In order to be a top-tier candidate, I need 7.5 million dollars, and I currently have 0.0 million dollars. – Stephen Colbert

35567. In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, ‘Keep your facts, I’m going with the truth.’ – Stephen Colbert

35568. Shamelessness is a wonderful part of the character. – Stephen Colbert

35569. Truthiness is tearing apart our country, and I don’t mean the argument over who came up with the word. I don’t know whether it’s a new thing, but it’s certainly a current thing, in that it doesn’t seem to matter what facts are. It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that’s not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything. – Stephen Colbert

35570. Isn’t an agnostic just an atheist without balls? – Stephen Colbert

35571. A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare. – Bainbridge Colby

35572. America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty. – Bainbridge Colby

35573. We must stifle the voice of hatred and faction. – Bainbridge Colby

35574. We must be loyal to the forum of our government. – Bainbridge Colby

35575. An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country. – Bainbridge Colby

35576. And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character. – Bainbridge Colby

35577. But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country. – Bainbridge Colby

35578. I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country. – Bainbridge Colby

35579. Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson. – Bainbridge Colby

35580. The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country. – Bainbridge Colby

35581. It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages. – Bainbridge Colby

35582. The social and industrial structure of America is founded upon an enlightened citizenship. – Bainbridge Colby

35583. Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking. – Bainbridge Colby

35584. Like pictures, men should be judged by their merits and not by their defects. – Bainbridge Colby

35585. Thus, only in a hopeful and confident temper, in a proud and constructive spirit, will we rescue the present and safeguard the future of our beloved country. – Bainbridge Colby

35586. That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval. – Bainbridge Colby

35587. Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor? – Frank Moore Colby

35588. A ‘new thinker’, when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought. – Frank Moore Colby

35589. We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist. – Frank Moore Colby

35590. The New York playgoer is a child of nature, and he has an honest and wholesome regard of whatever is atrocious in art. – Frank Moore Colby

35591. That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind. – Frank Moore Colby

35592. Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape. – Frank Moore Colby

35593. Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise. – Frank Moore Colby

35594. Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love. – Frank Moore Colby

35595. My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me. – Frank Moore Colby

35596. We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way. – Frank Moore Colby

35597. Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours. – Frank Moore Colby

35598. If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage. – Frank Moore Colby

35599. I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at. – Frank Moore Colby

35600. I have found some of the best reasons I ever had for remaining at the bottom simply by looking at the men at the top. – Frank Moore Colby

35601. Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance? – Frank Moore Colby

35602. Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible. – Frank Moore Colby

35603. Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them. – Frank Moore Colby

35604. Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds. – Frank Moore Colby

35605. One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal. – Frank Moore Colby

35606. Let’s not go through that again. Redirect it, reduce the amount of money spent, but let’s not destroy it. Because you don’t know 10 years out what you’re going to face. – William Colby

35607. South Vietnam faces total defeat, and soon. – William Colby

35608. Ignorance is the mother of devotion. – Dean Henry Cole

35609. Reasonable men adapt to the world around them; unreasonable men make the world adapt to them. The world is changed by unreasonable men. – Edwin Louis Cole

35610. There is a high cost for low living. – Edwin Louis Cole

35611. There are no small churches, just small people. – Edwin Louis Cole

35612. The yoke you wear determines the burden you bear. – Edwin Louis Cole

35613. The Ten Commandments have never been replaced as the moral basis upon which society rests. – Edwin Louis Cole

35614. The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration. – Edwin Louis Cole

35615. The more you build your life on principle and less on personality – yours or others – the straighter will be your course. – Edwin Louis Cole

35616. The discipline of daily devotion to God undergirds decisions. – Edwin Louis Cole

35617. The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving. – Edwin Louis Cole

35618. Sin is basically a denial of God’s right of possession. – Edwin Louis Cole

35619. Successful people recognize crisis as a time for change – from lesser to greater, smaller to bigger. – Edwin Louis Cole

35620. Your faithfulness makes you trustworthy to God. – Edwin Louis Cole

35621. Sin is still sin – no matter how you spell it. – Edwin Louis Cole

35622. There is a price to pay for accomplishment. – Edwin Louis Cole

35623. The man who seeks to please God is the man who people are pleased with. The man who seeks to please others won’t satisfy anyone. – Edwin Louis Cole

35624. You are committed to what you confess. – Edwin Louis Cole

35625. Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness. – Edwin Louis Cole

35626. Reading is an art form, and every man can be an artist. – Edwin Louis Cole

35627. Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It’s not your neighbor right or left – and it’s not God or the devil – it’s you. – Edwin Louis Cole

35628. You don’t reward reaction; you reward results. – Edwin Louis Cole

35629. You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there. – Edwin Louis Cole

35630. You seek the heights of manhood when you seek the depths of God. – Edwin Louis Cole

35631. You can tell the nature of the man by the words he chooses. – Edwin Louis Cole

35632. To him who knows to prosper and does it not, to him it is sin. – Edwin Louis Cole

35633. When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm. – Edwin Louis Cole

35634. What you believe about God has the greatest potential for good or harm in your life. – Edwin Louis Cole

35635. What the mind cannot retain, the body will have to endure. – Edwin Louis Cole

35636. Truth is life’s most precious commodity. – Edwin Louis Cole

35637. Truth cannot be defeated. – Edwin Louis Cole

35638. Trust funds can never be a substitute for a fund of trust. – Edwin Louis Cole

35639. You cannot be responsible for salvation until first you’ve been responsible for sin. – Edwin Louis Cole

35640. Boundaries are to protect life, not to limit pleasures. – Edwin Louis Cole

35641. God will finish what He authors, but He is not obligated to finish what He has not authored. – Edwin Louis Cole

35642. God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive. – Edwin Louis Cole

35643. God is the Creator; Satan is the counterfeiter. – Edwin Louis Cole

35644. Fear attracts attack. – Edwin Louis Cole

35645. Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles. – Edwin Louis Cole

35646. Conscience allows us to do two things: Pass judgment on ourselves; approve or condemn our own conduct. – Edwin Louis Cole

35647. God will lead you into a deliverance where the means that delivers you will be those who would destroy you. – Edwin Louis Cole

35648. By use you possess gain; by disuse you decline and lose. – Edwin Louis Cole

35649. God authors desires in your heart, then fulfills His Will by enabling you to realize those desires. – Edwin Louis Cole

35650. Believing in evolution is believing in the unproved, while believing in Christ is believing in the proven. – Edwin Louis Cole

35651. Prayer in private results in boldness in public. – Edwin Louis Cole

35652. A dream doesn’t become a goal until it is written. – Edwin Louis Cole

35653. Crying over what’s gone won’t find the present. – Edwin Louis Cole

35654. A fast is not a hunger strike. Fasting submits to God’s commands. A hunger strike makes God submit to our demands. – Edwin Louis Cole

35655. Attitude determines the altitude of life. – Edwin Louis Cole

35656. Being faithful in that which is another man’s qualifies us to receive our own. – Edwin Louis Cole

35657. Character is more important than talent. – Edwin Louis Cole

35658. Men are limited by the knowledge of their minds, the worth of their characters and the principles upon which they are building their lives. – Edwin Louis Cole

35659. Peace is the umpire for doing the will of God. – Edwin Louis Cole

35660. Our Lord never condemned the fig tree because it brought forth so much fruit that some fell to the ground and spoiled. He only cursed it when it was barren. – Edwin Louis Cole

35661. Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief. – Edwin Louis Cole

35662. Faith is the ticket to the feast, not the feast. – Edwin Louis Cole

35663. Men cannot make Scripture conform to their lifestyle; they must make their lifestyle conform to Scripture. – Edwin Louis Cole

35664. Good is often the enemy of best. – Edwin Louis Cole

35665. Men and women have strengths that complement each other. – Edwin Louis Cole

35666. Mediocre men work at their best; men seeking excellence strive to do better. – Edwin Louis Cole

35667. Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth. – Edwin Louis Cole

35668. Have faith in God; God has faith in you. – Edwin Louis Cole

35669. Knowledge of God’s Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution. – Edwin Louis Cole

35670. It is not enough to be delivered from sin; it is enough to be delivered to righteousness. – Edwin Louis Cole

35671. Inconsistencies in men are generally testimony to their immaturity. – Edwin Louis Cole

35672. Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness. – Edwin Louis Cole

35673. If you can’t take it, you won’t make it. – Edwin Louis Cole

35674. Life is lived on levels and arrived at in stages. – Edwin Louis Cole

35675. Men tend to feel threatened; women tend to feel guilty. – Edwin Louis Cole

35676. Karl Malden was quite a mentor. He taught me things he had learned from being in front of a camera so long. – Gary Cole

35677. Then, at some point, you get identified with certain things. – Gary Cole

35678. There is no handbook about how a career is going to go. – Gary Cole

35679. When you make a movie, it’s up to so many things and so many people. – Gary Cole

35680. Yes, I’ve already done a couple of guest voices. – Gary Cole

35681. You always know when something works it’s a result of everything firing on all cylinders. – Gary Cole

35682. You need someone to tell you how to do things like hitting your marks, or driving a car so it looks right or getting out of a car so it doesn’t take a million years of screen time. – Gary Cole

35683. A lot of actors in my age bracket look at being still standing as pretty good. – Gary Cole

35684. If someone comes up to me, 90 percent of the time it’s about Office Space. – Gary Cole

35685. You can go out in a good movie and look bad as well. – Gary Cole

35686. I like the fact that this kind of family has been seen in a movie a million times: teenage kids, the family is a bit strained and they don’t have enough money, but in the background the guy used to be a Gene Simmons type. – Gary Cole

35687. I was initially a leading man, but only on television. – Gary Cole

35688. I was a little nervous coming in mostly because my first scene was with Martin Sheen, who I’m a huge fan of. – Gary Cole

35689. I think it had something to do with my love of music, especially rock music. – Gary Cole

35690. I still like to listen to the people that I came of age on. – Gary Cole

35691. I miss everything about Chicago, except January and February. – Gary Cole

35692. I messed around in high school, but I pretty much put it away until I did a television show in San Francisco. – Gary Cole

35693. I love going to concerts, so that whole environment is something that intrigues me anyway. – Gary Cole

35694. I will confess I did none of my own singing. I did all my own costume and makeup, though. – Gary Cole

35695. Being able to fantasize for a couple of days at being a rock singer surpassed most things I’ve done on stage. – Gary Cole

35696. I am also a drummer of sorts. I’ve got an electronic set sitting in my bedroom. – Gary Cole

35697. I don’t think anyone sets out to do something bad, it’s just that it’s very difficult. – Gary Cole

35698. I just don’t eat too much. That’s never been my problem. – Gary Cole

35699. I grew up with Apocalypse Now and Badlands, so I had a real awe thing going. – Gary Cole

35700. I was always in plays at school and in school concerts – you could say I liked to show off. – George Cole

35701. I was paid to be cheeky and people clapped me for it. – George Cole

35702. I appreciated and respected kids who asked questions. They didn’t do it to get attention, but because they were interested. Kids who didn’t want to look dumb seemed like scared little rabbits. – Henry Cole

35703. It’s great to hear from people who have been touched by these songs. It has been good to know that the Lord is using this in ways I am not even aware of. – Jim Cole

35704. They are the most fascinating, intelligent, resourceful, adaptable animals I have ever seen. Grizzlies are a real symbol of true wildness. – Jim Cole

35705. I want to be as honest as I can about the things I’ve been through – the sorrows and joys, victories and defeats – and to use those experiences as a well to draw from. Hopefully, the songs that result from that kind of writing will be songs that mean something to others. – Jim Cole

35706. Love is all fun and games until someone loses an eye or gets pregnant. – Jim Cole

35707. The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around. – Johnnetta Betsch Cole

35708. Take the decision in early March to arrest Muqtada al-Sadr. It was made apparently without knowledge or understanding of the nature of his movement or how widespread it is. – Juan Cole

35709. Public interest in most of the Middle East was slight at that time; the Arab-Israeli conflict was all that people were interested in and that was not my specialty. – Juan Cole

35710. Partisan politics has no place in the classroom. – Juan Cole

35711. My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me. – Juan Cole

35712. It’s not proper for a professor to go before a class and promote one party or another. That’s not academic scholarship. – Juan Cole

35713. I think that there’s been an unfortunate tendency for right wing think tanks to dominate these discussions. They often produce very shoddy studies and policy recommendations, which are nevertheless taken very seriously. – Juan Cole

35714. I don’t accept the argument of people like David Horowitz that the government should impose some sort of predetermined political balance on academic research. – Juan Cole

35715. An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth. – Juan Cole

35716. Administering another country is always a very tricky proposition. – Juan Cole

35717. I think it’s really unfortunate that academics have been sidelined in most important policy debates. – Juan Cole

35718. I lived in the Muslim world for 10 years. – Juan Cole

35719. I believe that the American administration of Iraq has been arrogant, has pursued policies that are illegal in international law and has been ignorant and incompetent. I said this very forthrightly to the senators. – Juan Cole

35720. I argued that the Bush administration, and the Coalition officials more recently, didn’t understand Iraqi society. They thought it was a blank slate, that they could use Iraqis as guinea pigs. – Juan Cole

35721. I also argued before the war that the administration was underestimating Arab nationalism and Iraqi nationalism, that it was not going to be as easy to rule Iraq as they thought. – Juan Cole

35722. For instance, I was a little surprised that the Shiites didn’t rise up against Saddam and the Baath party across most of the country when the Americans moved in March and April of 2003. – Juan Cole

35723. Did you know that they introduced the 15 percent flat tax on individual and corporate income in Iraq? Something that some politicians very much wanted to push in the United States without success but in Iraq they do it. – Juan Cole

35724. But September 11 marked a big change in the sense that the public was suddenly interested, and as a professor at a public university I felt a responsibility to respond to all of the inquiries about the Islamic world. – Juan Cole

35725. I speak Urdu quite a lot, too, and I read a lot of Persian. – Juan Cole

35726. The Japanese say, If the flower is to be beautiful, it must be cultivated. – Lester Cole

35727. Forgive your enemies, but first get even. – Lester Cole

35728. I’m not playing for other musicians. We’re trying to reach the guy who works all day and wants to spend a buck at night. We’ll keep him happy. – Nat King Cole

35729. Get me well so I can get on television and tell people to stop smoking. – Nat King Cole

35730. I’m an interpreter of stories. When I perform it’s like sitting down at my piano and telling fairy stories. – Nat King Cole

35731. For years the Trio did nothing but play for musicians and other hip people. We practically starved to death. – Nat King Cole

35732. I am an American citizen and feel I am entitled to the same rights as any other citizen. – Nat King Cole

35733. I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist. – Nat King Cole

35734. I can’t bear to see myself even in movies. The feeling is complex. I can’t stand the sight of myself. – Nat King Cole

35735. I make no claim to being a business genius. You can make so much money in this business that it loses its value. – Nat King Cole

35736. I may be helping to bring harmony between people through my music. – Nat King Cole

35737. I often wonder whether Negroes like myself who are pretty well known help out at all in breaking down barriers. – Nat King Cole

35738. I was a guinea pig for some hoodlums who thought they could hurt me and frighten me and keep other Negro entertainers from the South. – Nat King Cole

35739. I’m a musician at heart, I know I’m not really a singer. I couldn’t compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it. – Nat King Cole

35740. I’m in the music business for one purpose – to make money. – Nat King Cole

35741. I’m proud of our court. It knocks back a lot of the propaganda the Communists put out about the way America treats her Negroes. – Nat King Cole

35742. If I could read it, I could play it. – Nat King Cole

35743. The Supreme Court is having a hard time integrating schools. What chance do I have to integrate audiences? – Nat King Cole

35744. Critics don’t buy records. They get ’em free. – Nat King Cole

35745. It’s not the people in the South who create racial problems – it’s the people who are governing. – Nat King Cole

35746. The whites come to applaud a Negro performer just like the colored do. When you’ve got the respect of white and colored, you can ease a lot of things. – Nat King Cole

35747. You’ve got to change with the public’s taste. – Nat King Cole

35748. The sheriff is at the cash register, and if I don’t get a hit soon, I don’t know what I’ll do. – Nat King Cole

35749. The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it. – Nat King Cole

35750. The only sport I’m not interested in is horse racing. That’s because I don’t know the horses personally. – Nat King Cole

35751. The only prejudice I’ve found anywhere in TV is in some advertising agencies, and there isn’t so much prejudice as just fear. – Nat King Cole

35752. Primarily I’m a meat man, although once in a while I toy with a few vegetables. – Nat King Cole

35753. People don’t slip. Time catches up with them. – Nat King Cole

35754. Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work. – Nat King Cole

35755. Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping. – Nat King Cole

35756. There’s just one thing I can’t figure out. My income tax! – Nat King Cole

35757. I don’t think that my parents even imagined that I would be exposed to drugs. In those days, for some reason, it was not talked about, just like sex was not talked about. – Natalie Cole

35758. I never got to make that transition from little girl to young woman… and that really screws you up. – Natalie Cole

35759. When you have put all your faith in man and continue to be disappointed, don’t you hope there is something out of there that is not of human element? – Natalie Cole

35760. My idols are Janis Joplin and Annie Lennox, who are neither of them from the typical pop culture. – Natalie Cole

35761. I think foreign countries really do like it when American artists sing in their language. And when you go over there and say, ‘Hi, how are you?’ in their language, they love it. It makes them feel like you’re doing it just for them. We in America take so much for granted. – Natalie Cole

35762. I’ve had my share of doing things that I really wish I hadn’t done. – Natalie Cole

35763. I’ve left Bethlehem, and I feel free. I’ve left the girl I was supposed to be, and some day I’ll be born. – Paula Cole

35764. When you’re a plebeian you want success, and when you’re successful you want to be a plebeian again. – Paula Cole

35765. The older I get, the more I see that there really aren’t huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness as much as there used to be. I tend to walk a middle ground. – Paula Cole

35766. The monsters are in your own head. – Paula Cole

35767. I’m glad I made a piece of art that can be interpreted so widely. Art is always interpreted subjectively. – Paula Cole

35768. If not for music, I would probably be a very frustrated scientist. It’s one way to answer the question, ‘What is the meaning of life?’ I feel music answers it better. – Paula Cole

35769. Feminists were psyched that I had armpit hair. – Paula Cole

35770. I’m used to adversity and working really well in difficult situations. It was hard for me to accept the success. – Paula Cole

35771. For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again. – Paula Cole

35772. The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid. I’m taking more chances; I’m bold and proud. – Paula Cole

35773. I don’t like to sit and bask in my own awards. Awards represent artistic death to me. – Paula Cole

35774. Just watching my cats can make me happy. – Paula Cole

35775. I hope and believe we are paving a better future for female artists to come. – Paula Cole

35776. How lovely are the portals of the night, when stars come out to watch the daylight die. – Thomas Cole

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35777. None know how often the hand of God is seen in a wilderness but them that rove it for a man’s life. – Thomas Cole

35778. Follow up the interview with a phone call. If Carrot Top can figure out how to use a phone, so can you. – Tom Cole

35779. I would like to say that what Mel Phillips was doing was not sexual harassment but more sexual abuse of children, because he was doing it in a sexual manner now that I look back on it. – Tom Cole

35780. Well, I guess the sexual abuse by Mel Phillips in a sense, he had a fetish for feet. He used to play with my feet and other kids’ feet, and that was his thing. – Tom Cole

35781. I refused to take no for an answer. – Bessie Coleman

35782. I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly. – Bessie Coleman

35783. The air is the only place free from prejudices. – Bessie Coleman

35784. When I was four years old, my mother owned some tenements in the Bronx. – Cy Coleman

35785. We’re doing a workshop over the first two weeks of December, I believe, with Graciella Daniele directing it. – Cy Coleman

35786. Someone skipped on the rent and they left behind a huge upright piano, which got moved into our apartment so the other apartment could get rented out. I took to it and started playing. – Cy Coleman

35787. Since I was the solo artist as well as the writer for the songs, I figured I had enough credits on it already. – Cy Coleman

35788. So I went into jazz and performed in jazz clubs all over the country. – Cy Coleman

35789. To put it in musician’s terms, my chops are good. – Cy Coleman

35790. My background was in performing originally. – Cy Coleman

35791. I used to perform all the time but I haven’t performed in New York in a very long time. – Cy Coleman

35792. I’m lucky to be in a profession where you can keep getting better. – Cy Coleman

35793. I have a bunch of albums I would love to get re-released. – Cy Coleman

35794. I’m trying to get hold of them… the trouble is a lot of the companies that recorded and produced the albums went bust, so I don’t know where to get the masters. – Cy Coleman

35795. I decided during my teens that I wasn’t going to have the life of a concert pianist, much to the chagrin of a lot of people who had put a lot of money into me! – Cy Coleman

35796. When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more. – Dabney Coleman

35797. There is something about New York City that in and of itself is so theatrical hat I use to think… I use to feel when I walked out of my apartment on the way to school or anywhere that I was walking out on stage. – Dabney Coleman

35798. I was very lucky in as much as I played a lot of tennis. – Dabney Coleman

35799. The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting schools. One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse, which I started at six months there after. – Dabney Coleman

35800. The career doesn’t get any easier. A career stays tough. – Dabney Coleman

35801. No not pigeon holed me as an actor, or as a character, or as to what I could do – but what I would do… and the fact is the things you don’t do are almost as important as as the things that you do. – Dabney Coleman

35802. It takes a lot of energy to teach. – Dabney Coleman

35803. I’m convinced that the place, if you have your druthers, to go to have that experience is New York City. – Dabney Coleman

35804. I work with Sally and I can see Sally doing that. She is very aggressive. Very fun loving and charming… and pushy in a very competitive way and a very healthy way and a very good actress. – Dabney Coleman

35805. To tell you the truth I am hard put to think of anyone who’s career was affected significantly by making all those phone calls and I must be wrong. I must be wrong! Because it has just got to pay off! – Dabney Coleman

35806. I think is very beneficial to relax yourself so that when you are doing it you are not staggering for lines and your concentration is not on what I am going to say – but the scene itself, the character that you are talking to. – Dabney Coleman

35807. I have worked with some great directors. – Dabney Coleman

35808. I have a theory about that, if you have to say something, if you have encourage for one second a prospective acting student – he should not go in to acting. – Dabney Coleman

35809. I didn’t have any extra money. But I can’t say that I had a hard early career. – Dabney Coleman

35810. I did two or three plays every summer. – Dabney Coleman

35811. But movies as much as anything developed what I thought was right and wrong, what was honorable, what wasn’t, what was funny what wasn’t… what had some depth to it, what didn’t. – Dabney Coleman

35812. But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something. – Dabney Coleman

35813. But it is a hard, it’s a hard profession teaching acting. – Dabney Coleman

35814. But I did make some money doing commercials. I did fourteen in one year. – Dabney Coleman

35815. And it just made me realize again because I have know it for some time, that you never get comfortable in this. No matter who you are. No matter who… how successful you are. – Dabney Coleman

35816. Well Sid Pollack was… He was I would say probably, probably the most influential on me. – Dabney Coleman

35817. I think that you get something for your acting from almost anything you do. – Dabney Coleman

35818. Tech executives have historically been owners of significant portions of their companies’ stock so there is a propensity for them to diversify as a rule. – David Coleman

35819. There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking. – David Coleman

35820. He is accelerating all the time. That last lap was run in 64 seconds and the one before in 62. – David Coleman

35821. And there goes Juantorena down the back straight, opening his legs and showing his class. – David Coleman

35822. I can see through almost any scam, especially one perpetrated by the federal government. I can see through it… they can’t pull the wool over my eyes, it’s absolutely freakin’ impossible to pull the wool over my eyes about the government. – Gary Coleman

35823. I can’t sit back and swallow stuff. I live in a time and place, and in a country on earth where you’re not supposed to swallow it. People just gave up. – Gary Coleman

35824. I don’t have any friends and don’t have any intention of making any. People will stab you in the back, mistreat you, talk about me behind your back, steal from you. And they’re not really your friends. They’re only there because you’re a celebrity or because they want to get something from you. – Gary Coleman

35825. I don’t hurt or want for visibility, but people seem to forget pretty easily. – Gary Coleman

35826. I parody myself every chance I get. I try to make fun of myself and let people know that I’m a human being, and these things that have happened to me are real. I’m not just some cartoon who exists and suddenly doesn’t exist. – Gary Coleman

35827. I read Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Reader’s Digest… I read some responsible journalism, and from that, I form my own opinions. I also happen to be intelligent, and I question everything. – Gary Coleman

35828. I still have the desire to do the job of acting. It’s just a matter of whether I’ll be allowed to do the job of acting that remains to be seen. There are only so many brick walls that I’m willing to beat my head on. – Gary Coleman

35829. You can involve yourself in electronics, computers, puzzles… there’s a lot of creativity and brain working. There’s a lot to model trains that people don’t realize. – Gary Coleman

35830. George W. Bush bought the election – period. End of story. There is no argument. You can try to come up with any argument you can, but there is none. – Gary Coleman

35831. The higher the social class of other students the higher any given student’s achievement. – James S. Coleman

35832. Particular individuals who might never consider dropping out if they were in a different high school might decide to drop out if they attended a school where many boys and girls did so. – James S. Coleman

35833. Schools are successful only insofar as they reduce the dependence of a child’s opportunities upon his social origins. – James S. Coleman

35834. The educational resources provided by a child’s fellow students are more important for his achievement than are the resources provided by the school board. – James S. Coleman

35835. The present structure of rewards in high schools produces a response on the part of an adolescent social system which effectively impedes the process of education. – James S. Coleman

35836. The results indicate that heterogeneity of race and heterogeneity of family educational background can increase the achievement of children from weak educational backgrounds with no adverse effect on children from strong educational backgrounds. – James S. Coleman

35837. There are many examples in high schools which show something about the effects such competition might have. – James S. Coleman

35838. It is clear from all these data that the interests of teenagers are not focused around studies, and that scholastic achievement is at most of minor importance in giving status or prestige to an adolescent in the eyes of other adolescents. – James S. Coleman

35839. In every school, more boys wanted to be remembered as a star athlete than as a brilliant student. – James S. Coleman

35840. As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests. – James S. Coleman

35841. A child’s learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher. – James S. Coleman

35842. Children from a given family background, when put in schools of different social compositions, will achieve at quite different levels. – James S. Coleman

35843. Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in middle-class schools with a teacher teaching toward those standards and with students striving to maintain those standards. – James S. Coleman

35844. For to change the norms, the very foci of attention, of a cultural system is a difficult task – far more complex than that of changing an individual’s attitudes and interests. – James S. Coleman

35845. Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others. – James S. Coleman

35846. I’d propose that each central-city child should have an entitlement from the state to attend any school in the metropolitan area outside his own district – with per pupil funds going with him. – James S. Coleman

35847. In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements of those who are above average, so that the school’s demands will be at a level easily maintained by the majority. – James S. Coleman

35848. If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture, then this poses a serious challenge. – James S. Coleman

35849. It is one thing to take as a given that approximately 70 percent of an entering high school freshman class will not attend college, but to assign a particular child to a curriculum designed for that 70 percent closes off for that child the opportunity to attend college. – James S. Coleman

35850. You never ask why you’ve been fired because if you do, they’re liable to tell you. – Jerry Coleman

35851. He slides into second with a stand up double. – Jerry Coleman

35852. Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They’ve been ex-teammates for years now. – Jerry Coleman

35853. If the finest hour is now, then I’ll always be in it. – Jim Coleman

35854. I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth. – Jim Coleman

35855. I like to think that my finest hour is still ahead of me, so I can look forward rather than look backward. – Jim Coleman

35856. I think that one of the strengths of Cop Shoot Cop lay in the different, and at times, clashing personalities, Ideally, I want to have both ways of working in my life. – Jim Coleman

35857. I’m from all over the Northeast. – Jim Coleman

35858. I’m just like you, only I’m different because I’m me. – Jim Coleman

35859. I’ve had a lot of highs in my life and a lot of lows, some pivotal experiences, and in ways I feel like I’ve already lived a couple of lives. – Jim Coleman

35860. In scoring, I usually start with a sound or group of sounds, searching out what feels right. – Jim Coleman

35861. So, through playing with Cop I realized that there is a potentially interested audience out in the world. – Jim Coleman

35862. Then I took 8 years of French Horn, first jazz, and then classical. – Jim Coleman

35863. Unfortunately, however, I have too many desires to make a good Buddhist. – Jim Coleman

35864. When I recorded Contra la Puerta, I never really thought out doing the material live. Mostly because I haven’t really seen any electronic music performed live in an interesting way. – Jim Coleman

35865. I grew up outside of DC, New York state, and Connecticut. – Jim Coleman

35866. Yes, I was forced to take piano lessons for 8 years as a child. – Jim Coleman

35867. I actually went to film school and was making experimental films for a short time, so it wasn’t such a leap. – Jim Coleman

35868. With Frat House, at times I needed to make music that would reflect what these fraternity brothers might actually listen to, but still keep it within the realm of a score; it still had to lead the viewer through the scene, or just help create the mood. – Jim Coleman

35869. And I think that I’d be a natural for scoring horror movies. – Jim Coleman

35870. Also, differences of opinion can be creatively stimulating as well as frustrating. – Jim Coleman

35871. I don’t think I really know just how cool Satan really was when I was in Junior High School. Now, thanks to Marilyn Manson, it’s no longer a secret. – Jim Coleman

35872. And I don’t know where I’m heading. I mean, I’ve got a pretty good idea of what I want in life. – Jim Coleman

35873. And when that’s working, the sum can be greater than the parts. – Jim Coleman

35874. As a kid, I used to go see all the jazz players, Oscar Peterson, Stan Kenton, Dave Brubeck, Dizzy Gillespe. – Jim Coleman

35875. But Contra la Puerta was done mostly in the opposite way, starting with sounds and melodies. – Jim Coleman

35876. But that’s something that I like about scoring film: it makes me reach out of the parameters of my self, it requires me to do things musically that I wouldn’t normally do left to my own devices. – Jim Coleman

35877. But things can happen in a band, or any type of collaboration, that would not otherwise happen. – Jim Coleman

35878. First, I’m trying to edit down about 7 hours of material which I made prior to the Cop days and find some way to get it out. This stuff is pretty out there, mostly sonic collages and tape manipulations. – Jim Coleman

35879. For electronica music, David Linton has been doing this series called Unity Gain, which is pretty cool. – Jim Coleman

35880. I do remember being in high school and trying to go to an Outlaws concert, but I was too drunk and ended up in trouble with the police at some truck stop on 95 in Connecticut. – Jim Coleman

35881. But in my college years it got to the point where my friends and I didn’t do anything without consuming a massive amount of alcohol before we went anywhere or did anything, and you know that. – Jim Coleman

35882. And I definitely have an affinity with the piano. – Jim Coleman

35883. A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens. – John Coleman

35884. There is no significant man-made Global Warming underway and the science on which the computer projections of weather chaos are based is badly flawed. – John Coleman

35885. The key players are now all in place in Washington and in state governments across America to officially label carbon dioxide as a pollutant and enact laws that tax us citizens for our carbon footprints. – John Coleman

35886. Roger Revelle died of a heart attack three months after the Cosmos story was printed. Oh, how I wish he were still alive today. He might be able to stop this scientific silliness and end the global warming scam. He might well stand beside me as a global warming denier. – John Coleman

35887. Global Warming: It is a hoax. It is bad science. It is high-jacking public policy. It is the greatest scam in history. – John Coleman

35888. It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a scam. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming. – John Coleman

35889. As an African American actress, there are people who have been staples in my life that opened a door that I can walk through. I hope that I can have that impact. – Monique Coleman

35890. I was babysitting the night High School Musical premiered last year. I watched with the kids and we sang along to the lyrics. I was making $12 an hour. – Monique Coleman

35891. My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter in the math and science department than I am… okay, a lot. – Monique Coleman

35892. I’m good in the kitchen. I can cook seafood, collard greens, black-eyed peas. – Monique Coleman

35893. When I get recognized, every time feels like the first time. – Monique Coleman

35894. Dancing on ‘Dancing With The Stars’ really broadened my fan base. I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, ‘You’re so brave. I can’t believe you put yourself out there like that’. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren’t the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too. – Monique Coleman

35895. I have a gajillion headbands – yellows, pinks, reds, blues. I’m obsessed. – Monique Coleman

35896. High School Musical is definitely the best thing that’s happened to my career and I walked away with great friends from it. – Monique Coleman

35897. Our cattlemen have given us the safest, most abundant, most affordable beef supply in the world and I trust their judgment. And if you look at consumer confidence in this country, so does the American public. – Norm Coleman

35898. We have to get away from the class warfare and recognize that we are growing jobs by helping small business. – Norm Coleman

35899. There is a real opportunity right now as parents and grandparents to come up with a plan that leaves our kids with something better than we have; that is, an opportunity to own, build, and grow a nest egg of their own. – Norm Coleman

35900. Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America’s retirement system. – Norm Coleman

35901. You get paid more at McDonald’s than you do under the existing minimum wage. – Norm Coleman

35902. Let us never forget that terrorism at its heart, at its evil heart, is a psychological war. It endeavors to break the spirit and the resolve of those it attacks by creating a lose-lose situation. – Norm Coleman

35903. Let me be clear, the discussions about Social Security are not about the retirement security of those Americans who are 55 or older – the Social Security system for those folks 55 and over will not change in any way shape of form – no ifs, ands, or buts. – Norm Coleman

35904. It is intellectually dishonest to look backwards with all the facts and judge the decisions that were made with almost none of the facts, or the facts that existed hidden in the normal cloud of endless speculation of what might happen. – Norm Coleman

35905. It is easy to criticize, particularly in a political season. But to lead is something altogether different. The leader must live in the real world of the price that might be paid for the goal that has been set. – Norm Coleman

35906. America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world’s top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive. – Norm Coleman

35907. The Pell Grant is more than a financial aid program for college students in need. It is the right thing to do for America’s college students, and it is the right thing to do for America’s economy. – Norm Coleman

35908. That’s why I haven’t been so anxious. But now, lots of people write and say, ‘I want to find out what you’re doing.’ So I know that this book will enlighten them. – Ornette Coleman

35909. It just makes that person feel that what his work is is going to be more valid. But who wants to see a guy standing in front, looking like a bum, doing something that a bums don’t do? This don’t make sense. – Ornette Coleman

35910. You’ve got to realize. In the western world, regardless of what color you are, what title the music is, it’s all played by the same notes. – Ornette Coleman

35911. If you decide you want to be treated good, and you treat someone else good, or you want to learn something, it’s information. It’s getting the right, good information. – Ornette Coleman

35912. You don’t have to worry about being a number one, number two, or number three. Numbers don’t have anything to do with placement. Numbers only have something to do with repetition. – Ornette Coleman

35913. I’ve never had a relationship with a record executive. I always went to the record company by someone that liked my playing. Then they would get fired, and I’d be left with the record company. And then – because they got fired – the record company wouldn’t do anything for me. – Ornette Coleman

35914. To me, human existence exists on a multiple level, not just on a two-dimensional level, not just having to be identified with what you do and what you say. – Ornette Coleman

35915. That’s what I was trying to say when we were talking about sound. I think that every person, whether they play music or don’t play music, has a sound – their own sound, that thing that you’re talking about. – Ornette Coleman

35916. So, for instance, if you came to me, I’d ask,’Do you want to write? Do you want to improvise? Why do you want to play this instrument? What do you want to do?’ – Ornette Coleman

35917. Originally, I wanted to be a composer. I always tell people, ‘I think of myself as a composer.’ – Ornette Coleman

35918. No one has to learn to spell to talk, right? You see a little kid holding a conversation with an adult. He probably doesn’t know the words he’s saying, but he knows where to fit them to make what he’s thinking logical to what you’re saying. – Ornette Coleman

35919. I’ve had those people very interested in my writing. Since I think of myself as a composer, I feel really good. I’ve had lots of guys call me up. I’ve gotten two or three commissions to write things. I’ve written lots of movie scores. – Ornette Coleman

35920. Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time. – Ornette Coleman

35921. I don’t really live like a musician myself. I think music is just something that I do, but I’d like to be doing lots of other things. I like to cure all kinds of illness. – Ornette Coleman

35922. It’s just someone has labelled us as having a different label to do what you do. I find that labels are the worst thing in the world for artistic expression. – Ornette Coleman

35923. It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something. – Ornette Coleman

35924. Most of my relationships have been like that – with record companies. I’ve never had a legitimate business relationship with a company. I’ve always had a personal relationship with someone in the company. – Ornette Coleman

35925. I decided, if I’m going to be poor and black and all, the least thing I’m going to do is to try and find out who I am. I created everything about me. – Ornette Coleman

35926. It seems to me that in the western world, culture has something to do with appearance. A person that’s out creating good stuff has got to appreciate someone when they take the time to have an appearance that goes with what they’re doing. – Ornette Coleman

35927. Actually, I have another record I made with them in 1976, but I’ve had such a bad experience with record companies, because I keep my head so much in music and not in business. – Ornette Coleman

35928. Actually, when I was in elementary school, I saw a saxophone. A band came to my school, and I saw this guy get up and play this solo. And I said, ‘Oh man, what is that! That must be fantastic!’ – Ornette Coleman

35929. After I left Texas and went to California, I had a hard time getting anyone to play anything that I was writing, so I had to end up playing them myself. And that’s how I ended up just being a saxophone player. – Ornette Coleman

35930. All the things that human beings suffer from are how their environment treats them, and how the elements of their planet affects their mind and body – like radiation, cancer, and all. – Ornette Coleman

35931. I mean, if you decided to go out today and get you an instrument and do whatever it is that you do, no one can tell you how you’re going to do it but when you do it. – Ornette Coleman

35932. I asked my mother could I have an instrument. She said, ‘Well if you go out and save your money.’ So I went and got – I made me a shine box. I went out and started shining shoes, and I’d bring whatever I made. – Ornette Coleman

35933. I’ve been playing with Blackwell over 20 years. We used to play when I first went to Los Angeles. Blackwell plays the drums as if he’s playing a wind instrument. Actually, he sounds more like a talking drum. – Ornette Coleman

35934. I don’t know what they’re thinking about. Just because someone says, ‘I like what you do’ or something: They might like it today and tomorrow they might not. I’ve had that experience with record companies. – Ornette Coleman

35935. I had a really good time in New Orleans, although I had some very tragic times in Baton Rouge. Some guys beat me up and threw my horn away. ‘Cause I had a beard, then, and long hair like the Beatles. – Ornette Coleman

35936. I remember once I read a book on mental illness and there was a nurse that had gotten sick. Do you know what she died from? From worrying about the mental patients not being able to get their food. She became a mental patient. – Ornette Coleman

35937. I remember once, we got an interview, and he said, ‘Dad, these people are writing about me like I’m an adult. Don’t they know I’m a kid?’ I have never tried to encourage him to get a music image like other musicians have. – Ornette Coleman

35938. I think that those elements – light and sound – are beyond democratic. They’re into the creative part of life. – Ornette Coleman

35939. I’m having this conversation with you now. I’m talking, but I’m thinking, feeling, smelling, and moving. Yet I’m concentrating on what you’re saying. So that means there’s more things going on in the body than just the present thing that the person’s got you doing. – Ornette Coleman

35940. Even when you write it, someone’s got to play it. So if you can play it and bypass all the rest of the things, you’re still doing as great as someone that has spent forty years trying to find out how to do that. I’m really pro-human beings, pro-expression of everything. – Ornette Coleman

35941. We were young, we were merry, we were very, very wise, And the door stood open at our feast, When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes, And a man with his back to the East. – Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

35942. The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors; two, facility to acquirers; and three, hope to all. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35943. The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35944. The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35945. The man’s desire is for the woman; but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35946. The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35947. The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions – the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35948. The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wit in their literature. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35949. That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35950. To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35951. Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35952. Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35953. Talk of the devil, and his horns appear. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35954. To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35955. Until you understand a writer’s ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35956. What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35957. Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35958. Swans sing before they die – ’twere no bad thing should certain persons die before they sing. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35959. Poetry: the best words in the best order. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35960. Plagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35961. People of humor are always in some degree people of genius. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35962. Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions form our true honor. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35963. Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35964. Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35965. And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in noisome air love them for what they are; nor love them less, because to thee they are not what they were. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35966. Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35967. Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35968. He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35969. He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35970. How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35971. I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35972. I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order; – poetry = the best words in the best order. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35973. Good and bad men are less than they seem. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35974. Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35975. I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35976. Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35977. No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35978. No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35979. No one does anything from a single motive. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35980. Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of heart to be an atheist. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35981. Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35982. In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35983. A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35984. If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake – Aye, what then? – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35985. A man’s desire is for the woman, but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35986. General principles… are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35987. A poet ought not to pick nature’s pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35988. Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35989. Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35990. All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35991. All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35992. A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35993. Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35994. A man’s as old as he’s feeling. A woman as old as she looks. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35995. Friendship is a sheltering tree. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35996. Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35997. Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35998. Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

35999. Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

36000. As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale – my dreams become the substances of my life. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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