180000 famous quotes part 38 – 37001 to 38000

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180000 famous quotes part 38 – 37001 to 38000

37001. The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much. – Joseph Conrad

37002. The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. – Joseph Conrad

37003. Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work. – Joseph Conrad

37004. Nations it may be have fashioned their Governments, but the Governments have paid them back in the same coin. – Joseph Conrad

37005. Perhaps life is just that… a dream and a fear. – Joseph Conrad

37006. It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth. – Joseph Conrad

37007. You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends. – Joseph Conrad

37008. It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull. – Joseph Conrad

37009. The sea – this truth must be confessed – has no generosity. No display of manly qualities – courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness – has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power. – Joseph Conrad

37010. Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feelings for which it is impossible to become a sham. – Joseph Conrad

37011. The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness. – Joseph Conrad

37012. There are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar; easy, pleasant, empty, perhaps enlivened by some fable of strife to be forgotten – before the end is told – even if there happens to be any end to it. – Joseph Conrad

37013. There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea. – Joseph Conrad

37014. They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience. – Joseph Conrad

37015. This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still. – Joseph Conrad

37016. To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot. – Joseph Conrad

37017. To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence. – Joseph Conrad

37018. Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one’s enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one’s friends. – Joseph Conrad

37019. Who knows what true loneliness is – not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion. – Joseph Conrad

37020. Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life. – Joseph Conrad

37021. You can’t, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty. – Joseph Conrad

37022. It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog. – Joseph Conrad

37023. Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line. – Joseph Conrad

37024. Words, as is well known, are the great foes of reality. – Joseph Conrad

37025. As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook. – Joseph Conrad

37026. A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth. – Joseph Conrad

37027. A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns. – Joseph Conrad

37028. A man’s most open actions have a secret side to them. – Joseph Conrad

37029. A man’s real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love. – Joseph Conrad

37030. A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway. – Joseph Conrad

37031. A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space. – Joseph Conrad

37032. Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions. – Joseph Conrad

37033. All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. – Joseph Conrad

37034. As to honor – you know – it’s a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn’t theirs. – Joseph Conrad

37035. An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation. – Joseph Conrad

37036. It is a maudlin and indecent verity that comes out through the strength of wine. – Joseph Conrad

37037. Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. – Joseph Conrad

37038. Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters. – Joseph Conrad

37039. I don’t like work… but I like what is in work – the chance to find yourself. Your own reality – for yourself, not for others – which no other man can ever know. – Joseph Conrad

37040. In order to move others deeply we must deliberately allow ourselves to be carried away beyond the bounds of our normal sensibility. – Joseph Conrad

37041. I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been before, but as far as it was possible for a man to go. – Joseph Conrad

37042. Don’t you forget what’s divine in the Russian soul and that’s resignation. – Joseph Conrad

37043. How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a specter through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat? – Joseph Conrad

37044. History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird. – Joseph Conrad

37045. He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense. – Joseph Conrad

37046. Going home must be like going to render an account. – Joseph Conrad

37047. For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed for it, for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness. – Joseph Conrad

37048. Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it. – Joseph Conrad

37049. Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life. – Joseph Conrad

37050. Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys. – Joseph Conrad

37051. I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace. – Joseph Conrad

37052. Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous. – Kent Conrad

37053. The President is not squaring with the American people as to the seriousness of our nation’s fiscal condition. It is time for people to stand up and tell the truth. – Kent Conrad

37054. The only possible role that I can see for reconciliation would be to make modest changes in the major package to improve affordability, to deal with what share of Medicaid expansion the federal government pays, those kinds of issues, which is the traditional role for reconciliation in health care. – Kent Conrad

37055. Reconciliation cannot be used to pass comprehensive health care reform. It won’t work because it was never designed for that kind of significant legislation; it was designed for deficit reduction. – Kent Conrad

37056. I’ve had lengthy discussions with European farm leaders. It is clear they have an agricultural strategy to support their producers and gain dominance in world agricultural trade. They’re gaining markets the old-fashioned way – they’re buying them. – Kent Conrad

37057. Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society. – Kent Conrad

37058. 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. – Kent Conrad

37059. It is vital that we provide North Dakota’s children with nutritionally sound diets. That means ensuring that they are getting plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, and are developing good eating habits for their future. – Kent Conrad

37060. It is a peculiar art form, but I think it’s a necessary art form – and I do believe it’s a noble art form. – Paul Conrad

37061. There is too much illustrating of the news these days. I look at many editorial cartoons and I don’t know what the cartoonists are saying or how they feel about a certain issue. – Paul Conrad

37062. If I can finish a cartoon in 20 minutes, then that’s the ideal editorial cartoon – it’s to the point. – Paul Conrad

37063. I have no idea what readership is of written editorials, but it doesn’t come anywhere close to the readership of editorial cartoons. – Paul Conrad

37064. I’ve never seen bad drawing destroy a good idea. On the other hand, I’ve never seen a good drawing save a bad idea. – Paul Conrad

37065. The flight was extremely normal… for the first 36 seconds then after that got very interesting. – Pete Conrad

37066. I fully expect that NASA will send me back to the moon as they treated Sen. Glenn, and if they don’t do otherwise, why, then I’ll have to do it myself. – Pete Conrad

37067. I think the Space Shuttle is worth one billion dollars a launch. I think that it is worth two billion dollars for what it does. I think the Shuttle is worth it for the work it does. – Pete Conrad

37068. I think we need to do a little more all-weather testing. – Pete Conrad

37069. Roger. Clear the tower. I got a pitch and a roll program, and this baby’s really going. – Pete Conrad

37070. The historian’s job is to aggrandize, promoting accident to inevitability and innocuous circumstance to portent. – Peter Conrad

37071. All that a city will ever allow you is an angle on it, an oblique, indirect sample of what it contains, or what passes through it; a point of view. – Peter Conrad

37072. Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death. – Peter Conrad

37073. I’m satisfied it’s very black, meaning ‘in the black’. – Robert Conrad

37074. You name it, we had it. It won’t happen again. You’re not going to duplicate this show. – Robert Conrad

37075. You know, this whole thing about Ricky Martin, and how successful that young man is. He’s 27, I was 29. – Robert Conrad

37076. Will Smith is young, he’s cool and my kids have his CDs. – Robert Conrad

37077. Well, Barry, it’s your film. So if it rises or falls, you’re the man. – Robert Conrad

37078. There’s a gray area there that I’m satisfied is not gray. – Robert Conrad

37079. It was just so elaborate and so luxurious. We had every gadget imaginable. You know, I had the little gun that came out, and I had the little gun in the heel of the shoe. – Robert Conrad

37080. I’m disappointed. I don’t care about Will Smith, I don’t want to. – Robert Conrad

37081. But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film. – Robert Conrad

37082. Oh, that character was light years away from me. I’m not debonair. I’m not suave. I did wear tight pants, though, because I found out that it worked. – Robert Conrad

37083. As soon as Young read my statements and saw clearly what I was saying, he stopped communicating with me. – Tony Conrad

37084. But picketing – picketing for or against something, and handing out literature – these are conspicuously formal actions. They have to be understood as indirect communication. – Tony Conrad

37085. I’ve talked with John Cale for two decades about what to do about La Monte, and how to get copies of our work. – Tony Conrad

37086. People aren’t used to thinking of cultural forms spreading out across the full range of formal interactions – or what is called the “text” in literary terms. – Tony Conrad

37087. That kind of piece, perhaps most recognizable because of Yoko Ono’s similar work, built a bridge between performance art and music – and without raising any awkward social issues. – Tony Conrad

37088. The message here was not about indeterminacy, nor about immediacy, but about the control of sounds right there in your environment, and the process of composition as long-term growth of interests within that sound complex. – Tony Conrad

37089. Life is too short to stuff a mushroom. – Shirley Conran

37090. First things first, second things never. – Shirley Conran

37091. If you choose to be Frankenstein with Botox and plastic surgery, you’ve bought your own private mask. – Frances Conroy

37092. Some people ask me, Do they put aging makeup on you? It’s just this very nice street makeup. – Frances Conroy

37093. Marriage is an exercise in torture. – Frances Conroy

37094. It’s like real life: We don’t get a preview of what’s coming up, thank God, and we don’t build our own character from what we’re going to be informed with in the future. – Frances Conroy

37095. As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage. – Frances Conroy

37096. I can’t form a total picture of things. Because I’m not her. – Frances Conroy

37097. Bruce Wayne is Batman. He became Batman the instant his parents were murdered. Batman needs Bruce, however hollow that identity feels to him from time to time. Bruce keeps Batman human. – Kevin Conroy

37098. I love doing the voice of Batman because of the quality of the animation. The music is particularly incredible. Another bonus is getting the opportunity to work with some very respected actors who do not usually do voice work. – Kevin Conroy

37099. People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that. – Kevin Conroy

37100. To me, Batman is definately Bruce Wayne’s darker side. The challenge is playing it as two separate aspects of the same person. I have to create the illusion of a Dark Knight, who’s mysterious and strong. – Kevin Conroy

37101. Every industry is going to be affected (by the aging population). This creates tremendous opportunities and tremendous challenges. – Pat Conroy

37102. Without music, life is a journey through a desert. – Pat Conroy

37103. Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring. – Bob Considine

37104. I believe in opening mail once a month, whether it needs it or not. – Bob Considine

37105. My lady’s presence makes the roses red, because to see her lips they blush for shame. – Henry Constable

37106. I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, – light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. – John Constable

37107. In the back of your mind, when you say you want to write music for the movies, you’re saying that you want a big house, a big car and a boat. If you just wanted to write music, you could live in Kansas and do it. – Bill Conti

37108. There’s a higher place that I have no illusions about reaching. There’s a sophistication and aesthetic about composers who only write only for the music’s sake. – Bill Conti

37109. If you didn’t join for the girls, choose another profession. – Tom Conti

37110. The Beltway is waking up to the realities of Prsident Obam’s budget plan, which taxes, spends, and borrows as far as the eye can see. – Matthew Continetti

37111. The realities of the modern global economy require government to play a substantial role in ensuring the national and economic security of the people. – Matthew Continetti

37112. I figure you’re only here for a matter of moments. Ever since I was a kid watching movies I’ve always wanted to make people laugh or have some sort of emotional reaction. – Tim Conway

37113. When I watch TV, I’m embarrassed by some of what’s on. – Tim Conway

37114. We kept a broad audience, and we didn’t make fun of people who had necessarily made mistakes in their life and burned them to the ground. We made fun of a commercial or a movie or ourselves. – Tim Conway

37115. People enjoy sitting back knowing they won’t hear a lot of four-letter words. – Tim Conway

37116. Nowadays they have 12 directors and 15 producers and 30 writers. And all the writers want their lines said a certain way-which isn’t necessarily funny. I mean the lines aren’t necessarily so funny to begin with. – Tim Conway

37117. My career is pretty much over. I’m out in the Valley eating soft-boiled eggs. – Tim Conway

37118. If only my folks had beaten me, I could have gotten some material about my miserable childhood. But as it is, I’ve had a great life. – Tim Conway

37119. You can’t TV surf without coming across an Andy of Mayberry episode where you’ve just got to watch Don as Barney. That’s why I put Don in several of my movies. – Tim Conway

37120. I’ve never really taken anything very seriously. I enjoy life because I enjoy making other people enjoy it. – Tim Conway

37121. I don’t watch a lot of TV anymore. A lot of it isn’t the kind of thing you can feel comfortable with watching with your kids. And I still feel that way even though, now, my kids are in their 30s. – Tim Conway

37122. Harvey never had an original idea or thought in his life. I was out wandering around the country doing charity benefits, mainly, when I asked him to come along. – Tim Conway

37123. Don Knotts was a really big influence, especially on the Steve Allen show. I mean, look at the guy, his entire life is in his face. – Tim Conway

37124. At first I wanted to be a jockey. I rode horses in Cleveland but I kept falling off and I was afraid of horses. So there wasn’t much of a future in it. – Tim Conway

37125. As a kid I was short and only weighed 95 pounds. And though I was active in a lot of Sports and got along with most of the guys, I think I used comedy as a defense mechanism. You know making someone laugh is a much better way to solve a problem than by using your fists. – Tim Conway

37126. Actually, we’ve done 75 of these shows and every one of them has sold out. But then we buy all the tickets. – Tim Conway

37127. I like to work a lot with wood. I make furniture that falls apart. I also sew. – Tim Conway

37128. I’ve known Harvey for over 40 years and I worked with him on the Burnett show for 11 years. I guess you could say we’re about as close as you can get to being a comedy team. – Tim Conway

37129. We were learning together. We’d go to various clinics and try to learn as much as possible. – Tom Conway

37130. Violence against judges and threats of violence against Judges is on the rise and it is no laughing matter. When leaders attempt to rationalize this violence, it only makes the problem worse. – John Conyers

37131. Some of the ideas that come from the fringe of the far right are just so implausible that it is hard to take those ideas seriously. – John Conyers

37132. The American taxpayers should not have to send one more penny on the Administration’s Iraq misadventure. Let’s give our troops the supplies they need to get out of Iraq safely. Let’s bring our troops home. – John Conyers

37133. The news today that Bush has vowed to veto any legislation that reviews the security implications of the Dubai Port World’s potential management of our ports is ludicrous and the entire Democratic Party is calling him to task for it. – John Conyers

37134. The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell grants when the truth is that over the last four years, their legislation has done the exact opposite. – John Conyers

37135. The Republicans have chosen to neglect young Americans who need assistance with the costs of higher education. – John Conyers

37136. The time is now for Congress to address health care in America. – John Conyers

37137. Our system of private health insurance that fails to provide coverage to so many of our citizens also contributes to the double-digit health care inflation that is making America less competitive in the global economy. – John Conyers

37138. Too many of my constituents, like many other hard working Americans across the country, are suffering unnecessarily due to our flawed health care system. – John Conyers

37139. The Magna Carta is widely known to be one of the foundational documents for our Constitution. I can only imagine that a mention of that in a court decision would be forbidden by our friends on the right. – John Conyers

37140. We all agree that manufacturers have a right to ensure that fake goods are not marketed in their names and that their own goods are not marketed under fake names. – John Conyers

37141. There is no better illustration of that crisis than the fact that the president is openly violating our nation’s laws by authorizing the NSA to engage in warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens. – John Conyers

37142. None of us condone terrorism in any way, shape, or form, and I believe Hezbollah is a terrorist organization that was, is, and remains a threat to peace in the Mideast, and must be dismantled and disarmed. – John Conyers

37143. My friends in the Congress, I have known Coretta King since I went south during the civil rights movement as a lawyer. She was a vibrant, consistent, totally dedicated partner with her husband. – John Conyers

37144. Mr. Chairman, the price for continuing this war is too high, not only in budgetary terms, but in American lives, Iraqi civilian casualties blamed on America and in the steady increase in the terrorist ranks that this war is provoking around the globe. – John Conyers

37145. It is distressing to me that we live in an age in which we still must fight to protect our civil rights as Americans, in which a hate crime perpetrated against someone based their sexual orientation can go unpunished, and in which discrimination is being written into our laws. – John Conyers

37146. In this most powerful nation in the world, lack of access to health care should not force local and state governments, companies and workers into bankruptcy, while causing unnecessary illness and hospitalization. – John Conyers

37147. If we want to build the Iraqis’ confidence about our intentions in their country, if we want to stop adding fuel to the fire of insurgency and terrorism, we must clarify our intent. – John Conyers

37148. I’m used to being cut out of the conference meetings, but now they are cutting us out even before the bill’s are written or either the House or Senate Acts. – John Conyers

37149. I am a Korean War veteran. I support our troops as much as anyone in this body, but I do so by advocating redeployment out of Iraq as soon as it can be safely done. – John Conyers

37150. For decades, the violence in the Middle East has claimed a multitude of innocent civilian victims: Men, women and children, Arab and Israeli. – John Conyers

37151. Every few generations there are people who come along that change the way we look at the world, for musical enthusiasts Monk is one of these individuals. – John Conyers

37152. According to recent opinion polls, a large majority of Iraqis believe that the U.S. military has no intention to leave Iraq, and that it would stay even is asked by the Iraqi government to leave. – John Conyers

37153. The presence of American troops is fueling the insurgency in Iraq, as acknowledged by General Casey and numerous other experts, and is helping terrorist recruiters build their numbers across the globe. – John Conyers

37154. Once the violence has ceased, the US should immediately call on the World Bank and other international institutions to convene a donors conference to rebuild Lebanon’s shattered infrastructure. – John Conyers

37155. When it comes to civilian deaths, violent hostilities play no favorites. – John Conyers

37156. Actors say they do their own stunts for the integrity of the film but I did them because they looked like a lot of fun. – Steve Coogan

37157. Even within the last three or four years, I have a greater ability to communicate, I think. I have more courage to show the stuff… And it does take courage. – Barbara Cook

37158. I remember feeling that. I couldn’t do, nor did I want to do, the kinds of roles I’d been doing. – Barbara Cook

37159. Young people who are just starting out somehow need to let you know they know how to sing. – Barbara Cook

37160. I have absolutely no desire and no thought of quitting ever. – Barbara Cook

37161. I look back at photographs and I remember at the time I thought I was not very attractive. – Barbara Cook

37162. I sang for my family. And I think probably the first time I sang and got paid for it, I was about 6 or 7. – Barbara Cook

37163. New Year’s Eve, we’re going to be doing a concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Symphony Hall. It makes me feel good, because of all the people they could have had, they wanted me! We do have to do a little work with the rhythm section. – Barbara Cook

37164. On Saturday afternoons, there was a film, of course, and then we did about four shows between the films. And I would do a tap dance, a little military tap. – Barbara Cook

37165. I had never done a roast, but I really wanted to, because it’s so different from standup. – Dane Cook

37166. You have to learn the crowd. I just pay attention to them so I can make sure I can make them laugh. – Dane Cook

37167. When I first hit the scene, it was just a lot of go, go, go, go, go. I have a lot of natural energy anyway, but it was over the top. – Dane Cook

37168. Vince Vaughn is a genuine person, awesome guy. He’ll come to a lot of my shows. It’s not that often that you can meet someone as cool as Vince. – Dane Cook

37169. Christina can sing all the notes, but Britney is just hot! – Dane Cook

37170. I am an observer, I like to watch people. I am into psychology and people – how they act and such. – Dane Cook

37171. I can always get better. A lot of my ex-girlfriends don’t think I’m funny. – Dane Cook

37172. I don’t laugh out loud at comics a lot. – Dane Cook

37173. That MySpace is the story of the year. Everyone but my mother is on it. – Dane Cook

37174. I get so into the moment. – Dane Cook

37175. I like fearless characters, people just not afraid to do anything it takes to make people laugh. – Dane Cook

37176. I like to play guitar, jam out, play the blues, go watch movies. I love movies. – Dane Cook

37177. I’m a late-night guy. – Dane Cook

37178. I’m always going to be someone that people enjoy watching. – Dane Cook

37179. I’m quitting the business today. I’m going to open up an appliance store, I’ve always really been into toasters. I’m giving it all up. – Dane Cook

37180. I’m shooting a pilot based on my show. It’s a one-camera show. I play myself. – Dane Cook

37181. I’ve lived in LA for so long, I don’t even know what is real and what isn’t any more. – Dane Cook

37182. If you use tact you can say anything, then make it funny. – Dane Cook

37183. In school I was pretty quiet. Kinda shy until my junior year. But at home I was a freak. – Dane Cook

37184. Jim Norton and Harland Williams always make me laugh. – Dane Cook

37185. My fam is just a regular family. But all of them have great senses of humor. – Dane Cook

37186. I don’t write any of my material down. I like to improvise and be spontaneous. – Dane Cook

37187. I am worth some study, if for no one else but myself. I hope that you feel likewise… even if only about yourself. – David J. Cook

37188. Though language forms the preacher, ‘Tis good works make the man. – Eliza Cook

37189. Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down? – Eliza Cook

37190. Who would not rather trust and be deceived? – Eliza Cook

37191. There’s a magical tie to the land of our home, which the heart cannot break, though the footsteps may roam. – Eliza Cook

37192. How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, When memory plays an old tune on the heart. – Eliza Cook

37193. We were the only pulsating creatures in a dead world of ice. – Frederick Albert Cook

37194. Gifted women musicians and composers rarely received their due. – James Cook

37195. Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again. – James Cook

37196. Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go. – James Cook

37197. Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart. – Joseph Cook

37198. Of all my wife’s relations I like myself the best. – Joseph Cook

37199. I’m very superstitious… I never shout at magpies, walk under ladders or put my shoes on the table. – Norman Cook

37200. They couldn’t do a drugs story on me because I’d already done one on myself. – Norman Cook

37201. I think English people were a lot better at breakdancing than they were at making records. – Norman Cook

37202. I am very interested in the Universe – I am specialising in the Universe and all that surrounds it. – Peter Cook

37203. I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner because of the absence of falling coal. – Peter Cook

37204. Sometimes I say things that I can’t believe came out of my mouth. Or I won’t mean something and it will come out completely nonsensical. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37205. I have no interest whatsoever in being a high-fashion model, nor is it possible. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37206. You wouldn’t recognize me from one project to the next. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37207. You know, we have to take these characters – who, granted, have their separate personalities but, on a lot of levels, are pretty two-dimensional – and make them into people with flaws, with insecurities. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37208. You can grow apart from people very quickly. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37209. Yeah, I definitely want to find that right person and fall in love and have kids someday. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37210. When something is troubling me, people know about it. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37211. When I came into the business, things changed a lot, and my life was in a real state of flux. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37212. We were only allowed to watch Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers and 3-2-1 Contact! – Rachael Leigh Cook

37213. Josie needed more of a personality than what the cartoon had to offer. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37214. I was very involved with school by the time I was 15 and wasn’t working much as a model. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37215. I want to try everything. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37216. But acting just sort of happened and I found that I loved it. It was such a challenge. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37217. I have two cats at home in Minnesota with my family. Beau and Skippy. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37218. People always give me styling products and stuff. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37219. I didn’t want to start acting like a cartoon. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37220. But my mother and father were married when my mom was 20 and my dad was 24. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37221. I think I’m a million different faces. – Rachael Leigh Cook

37222. Many a person who started out to conquer the world in shining army has ended up just getting along. The horse got tired, the army rusty. The goal was removed and unsure. – Robert A. Cook

37223. Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain. – Robert A. Cook

37224. It all depends on whether you have things, or they have you. – Robert A. Cook

37225. Cut your morning devotions into your personal grooming. You would not go out to work with a dirty face. Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed? – Robert A. Cook

37226. We dribble away our life, little by little, in small packages – we don’t throw it away all at once. – Robert A. Cook

37227. I can’t accept collective responsibility for the decision to commit Britain now to military action in Iraq without international agreement or domestic support. – Robin Cook

37228. There were no international terrorists in Iraq until we went in. It was we who gave the perfect conditions in which Al Qaeda could thrive. – Robin Cook

37229. Fifty years ago wealth was stored and transmitted physically through gold bars, stock certificates, bank notes, and coins. – Scott Cook

37230. Subsequent to the original Quicken, the whole idea that we, as a consumer products company, could actually make business products, that was a whole revolution in our thinking. – Scott Cook

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37231. Well, today people have to be self-reliant if they want a secure retirement income. – Scott Cook

37232. We’re still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution. – Scott Cook

37233. Today more people believe in UFOs than believe that Social Security will take care of their retirement. – Scott Cook

37234. Thirty to 40 years ago, most financial decisions were fairly simple. – Scott Cook

37235. The current institutionally provided retirement plans will not cover people’s needs upon retirement. – Scott Cook

37236. The changing nature of money is only one facet of the financial services revolution. – Scott Cook

37237. Technology is similarly just a catalyst at times for fundamental forces already present. – Scott Cook

37238. Be dramatically willing to focus on the customer at all costs, even at the cost of obsoleting your own stuff. – Scott Cook

37239. QuickBooks – the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed – was a total revolution to me. – Scott Cook

37240. A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity, because they simply are not preparing for retirement now. – Scott Cook

37241. Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn’t have to be burdened with picking individual stocks. – Scott Cook

37242. Even the once simple home mortgage now has so many flavors and styles and variations that it is difficult for people to make a decision. – Scott Cook

37243. Even some of the greatest technology-led revolutions, or allegedly technology-led, really were only made possible because of trends already present. – Scott Cook

37244. Before 1980, it was basically illegal for U.S. banks to invent new products. – Scott Cook

37245. So I think instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer. – Scott Cook

37246. People don’t place their trust in government or company pension plans; they have to be self-reliant. – Scott Cook

37247. Nothing could stop us, and nothing did for a decade. – Will M. Cook

37248. Negroes at last were on Broadway, and there to stay. We were artists and we were going a long way. – Will M. Cook

37249. I am not the world’s greatest Negro violinist. I am the greatest violinist in the world! – Will M. Cook

37250. I was so delirious that I drank a glass of water, thought it wine and got glorious drunk. – Will M. Cook

37251. People in America, when listening to radio, like to lean forward. People in Britain like to lean back. – Alistair Cooke

37252. It’s an acting job – acting natural. – Alistair Cooke

37253. These humiliations are the essence of the game. – Alistair Cooke

37254. These doomsday warriors look no more like soldiers than the soldiers of the Second World War looked like conquistadors. The more expert they become the more they look like lab assistants in small colleges. – Alistair Cooke

37255. People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster. – Alistair Cooke

37256. Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men. – Alistair Cooke

37257. Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence. – Alistair Cooke

37258. Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will. – Alistair Cooke

37259. A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn’t feel like it. – Alistair Cooke

37260. Cocktail music is accepted as audible wallpaper. – Alistair Cooke

37261. Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks. – Alistair Cooke

37262. Canned music is like audible wallpaper. – Alistair Cooke

37263. As always, the British especially shudder at the latest American vulgarity, and then they embrace it with enthusiasm two years later. – Alistair Cooke

37264. The best compliment to a child or a friend is the feeling you give him that he has been set free to make his own inquiries, to come to conclusions that are right for him, whether or not they coincide with your own. – Alistair Cooke

37265. Nobody’s going to write a book about me, because nobody’s going to find anything worth writing a book about. – Jack K. Cooke

37266. The name of the Redskins will remain the Redskins. – Jack K. Cooke

37267. I’ve always had a will to succeed, to win, however you phrase it. – Jack K. Cooke

37268. I don’t intend to die. – Jack K. Cooke

37269. Having this interest here in the Redskins is the chief hobby of my life. – Jack K. Cooke

37270. As long as I own this football team and long after I’m gone, they will always be the Washington Redskins. – Jack K. Cooke

37271. I have spoken to many, many Indian chiefs who say they have no objection whatsoever to the nickname. – Jack K. Cooke

37272. Sports are one of the main cultural activities on the face of the earth. – Jack Kent Cooke

37273. I was a hunter and fisherman, and many a time I have slipped out into the woods and prairies at 4 a.m. and brought home plenty of game, or have gone in a canoe to the cove and brought back a good supply of fresh fish. – Jay Cooke

37274. It may be for 20 or 30 years no one has yet been able to decide the length of the life of the black bass. – Jay Cooke

37275. We’re charging what we’re worth and we don’t think we’re worth $22.50. We take a lower cut than Pearl Jam. – Tre Cool

37276. It was time to raise the bar higher, or lower if you’re doing limbo. – Tre Cool

37277. You gotta stick your neck out and put out a record that isn’t safe… that’s the Green Day way! – Tre Cool

37278. It’s not how you pick your nose, it’s where you put that booger that counts. – Tre Cool

37279. School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody’s perfect so why bother. – Tre Cool

37280. Smoke ’em if you got ’em. – Tre Cool

37281. The album was very agressive. It kicks you right in the balls. – Tre Cool

37282. We have a thin candy shell, I’m surprised you didn’t know that. – Tre Cool

37283. I wanna survive an avalanche. I wanna be one of those people a dog finds buried under a ton of snow, almost dying of starvation. – Tre Cool

37284. The one thing about Billie is he will snap and rip your head off if you point anything out at all other than how beautiful he is and how nice he looks today. – Tre Cool

37285. I always said the world is a better place because of Joey Ramone. – Tre Cool

37286. I’m not exactly sure how many kids I have, but yes, I do miss them officially, for the record. In case any of them are listening, I love you. – Tre Cool

37287. I’m the greatest rock and roll drummer on the planet and you suck. – Tre Cool

37288. Everyone is entitled to our opinion. – Tre Cool

37289. I am no longer married, so ladies… there you go. – Tre Cool

37290. I caught on fire twice on the stage, but I was promptly put out. It was just my leg. – Tre Cool

37291. I have a homosexual crush on most adolescents. – Tre Cool

37292. I like Fisher Price music, nursery rhymes, and the alphabet song. – Tre Cool

37293. I never completed high school and I am very rich and very successful. – Tre Cool

37294. I wish people would turn off their computers, go outside, talk to people, touch people, lick people, enjoy each other’s company and smell each other on the rump. – Tre Cool

37295. Unless a capacity for thinking be accompanied by a capacity for action, a superior mind exists in torture. – Charles Horton Cooley

37296. There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to some one at some time. – Charles Horton Cooley

37297. The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society. – Charles Horton Cooley

37298. We have no higher life that is really apart from other people. It is by imagining them that our personality is built up; to be without the power of imagining them is to be a low-grade idiot. – Charles Horton Cooley

37299. The mind is not a hermit’s cell, but a place of hospitality and intercourse. – Charles Horton Cooley

37300. The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self. – Charles Horton Cooley

37301. The idea that seeing life means going from place to place and doing a great variety of obvious things is an illusion natural to dull minds. – Charles Horton Cooley

37302. There is no way to penetrate the surface of life but by attacking it earnestly at a particular point. – Charles Horton Cooley

37303. There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect of the foreigner and his children, unless it be the arrogance most of us betray when we set out to “Americanize” him. – Charles Horton Cooley

37304. To cease to admire is a proof of deterioration. – Charles Horton Cooley

37305. To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self. – Charles Horton Cooley

37306. We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man, cowardly in the presence of a brave one, gross in the eyes of a refined one, and so on. We always imagine, and in imagining share, the judgments of the other mind. – Charles Horton Cooley

37307. The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by specialization and social control is, at the same time, organized co-operation. – Charles Horton Cooley

37308. To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change. – Charles Horton Cooley

37309. An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one. – Charles Horton Cooley

37310. The bashful are always aggressive at heart. – Charles Horton Cooley

37311. The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life, is the more likely to assert itself in trifles. – Charles Horton Cooley

37312. A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius. – Charles Horton Cooley

37313. As social beings we live with our eyes upon our reflection, but have no assurance of the tranquillity of the waters in which we see it. – Charles Horton Cooley

37314. Between richer and poorer classes in a free country a mutually respecting antagonism is much healthier than pity on the one hand and dependence on the other, as is, perhaps, the next best thing to fraternal feeling. – Charles Horton Cooley

37315. Each man must have his I; it is more necessary to him than bread; and if he does not find scope for it within the existing institutions he will be likely to make trouble. – Charles Horton Cooley

37316. Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom. – Charles Horton Cooley

37317. If we divine a discrepancy between a man’s words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted. – Charles Horton Cooley

37318. Institutions – government, churches, industries, and the like – have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction. – Charles Horton Cooley

37319. One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide. – Charles Horton Cooley

37320. Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also. – Charles Horton Cooley

37321. So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational. – Charles Horton Cooley

37322. Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God. – Charles Horton Cooley

37323. A man may lack everything but tact and conviction and still be a forcible speaker; but without these nothing will avail… Fluency, grace, logical order, and the like, are merely the decorative surface of oratory. – Charles Horton Cooley

37324. Prudence and compromise are necessary means, but every man should have an impudent end which he will not compromise. – Charles Horton Cooley

37325. When one ceases from conflict, whether because he has won, because he has lost, or because he cares no more for the game, the virtue passes out of him. – Charles Horton Cooley

37326. Self-hatred and self-love are equally self-centered. – Mason Cooley

37327. Stated clearly enough, an idea may cancel itself out. – Mason Cooley

37328. Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera. – Mason Cooley

37329. Some loves are like a vice that has ceased to give pleasure. – Mason Cooley

37330. Sloth, not ill-will, makes me unjust. – Mason Cooley

37331. Self-reform is the only kind that works. – Mason Cooley

37332. Seeing my malevolent face in the mirror, my benevolent soul shrinks back. – Mason Cooley

37333. Talk about yourself as much as you like, but do not expect others to listen. – Mason Cooley

37334. The educated do not share a common body of information, but a common state of mind. – Mason Cooley

37335. Sincerity: willingness to spend one’s own money. – Mason Cooley

37336. Taste refers to the past, imagination to the future. – Mason Cooley

37337. The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate one’s greatness of soul. – Mason Cooley

37338. The beginning of self-knowledge: recognizing that your motives are the same as other people’s. – Mason Cooley

37339. The beloved is the ultimate fetish. – Mason Cooley

37340. The body has a mind of its own. – Mason Cooley

37341. Romantics consider common sense vulgar. – Mason Cooley

37342. The doctrine of the immortality of the soul has more threat than comfort. – Mason Cooley

37343. Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page. Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over. – Mason Cooley

37344. The gods are watching, but idly, yawning. – Mason Cooley

37345. The higher the moral tone, the more suspect the speaker. – Mason Cooley

37346. The discontented believe that their regrets are about the past. – Mason Cooley

37347. Poor but happy is not a phrase invented by a poor person. – Mason Cooley

37348. Often, when I want to consult my impulses, I cannot find them. – Mason Cooley

37349. Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends. – Mason Cooley

37350. Old and young disbelieve one another’s truths. – Mason Cooley

37351. Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love. – Mason Cooley

37352. Opportunity knocks, but doesn’t always answer to its name. – Mason Cooley

37353. Orgasm: the genitals sneezing. – Mason Cooley

37354. Other people’s beliefs may be myths, but not mine. – Mason Cooley

37355. Outside books, we avoid colorful characters. – Mason Cooley

37356. People believe that photographs are true and therefore cannot be art. – Mason Cooley

37357. Rage is exciting, but leaves me confused and exhausted. – Mason Cooley

37358. Philosophy likes to keen common sense on the run. – Mason Cooley

37359. Romance is tempestuous. Love is calm. – Mason Cooley

37360. Preserving tradition has become a nice hobby, like stamp collecting. – Mason Cooley

37361. Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder. – Mason Cooley

37362. The power of lying is much less than the power of what is not to be discussed. – Mason Cooley

37363. Psychology keeps trying to vindicate human nature. History keeps undermining the effort. – Mason Cooley

37364. The horse stares at its captor, barely remembering the free kicks of youth. – Mason Cooley

37365. Reality is the name we give to our disappointments. – Mason Cooley

37366. Reason enables us to get around in the world of ideas, but cannot prescribe our thoughts. – Mason Cooley

37367. Reputation runs behind the current state of affairs. – Mason Cooley

37368. Rereading, we find a new book. – Mason Cooley

37369. Rescue someone unwilling to look after himself, and he will cling to you like a dangerous illness. – Mason Cooley

37370. People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much. – Mason Cooley

37371. Who would not give up wit for power and beauty? – Mason Cooley

37372. Unlike the actual, the fictional explains itself. – Mason Cooley

37373. We are more tied to our faults than to our virtues. – Mason Cooley

37374. We are prepared for insults, but compliments leave us baffled. – Mason Cooley

37375. Well-behaved: he always speaks as if his mother might be listening. – Mason Cooley

37376. What lies behind appearance is usually another appearance. – Mason Cooley

37377. When a man bores a woman, she complains. When a woman bores a man, he ignores her. – Mason Cooley

37378. When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion. – Mason Cooley

37379. When sages commend excess, Desire is sick. – Mason Cooley

37380. The passion for money is never fickle. – Mason Cooley

37381. While we are reading, we are all Don Quixote. – Mason Cooley

37382. Totem poles and wooden masks no longer suggest tribal villages but fashionable drawing rooms in New York and Paris. – Mason Cooley

37383. Why do we never expect dull people to be rascals? – Mason Cooley

37384. Without civilization, we would not turn into animals, but vegetables. – Mason Cooley

37385. Women encourage men to be childish, then scold them. – Mason Cooley

37386. Worried about being a dull fellow? You might develop your talent for being irritating. – Mason Cooley

37387. Writers mean more than they say and say more than they mean. – Mason Cooley

37388. Young men preen. Old men scheme. – Mason Cooley

37389. Young poets bewail the passing of love; old poets, the passing of time. There is surprisingly little difference. – Mason Cooley

37390. Office politics are bloody-minded, but weak on content. – Mason Cooley

37391. Many gloat over their own troubles. – Mason Cooley

37392. While there’s life, there’s fear. – Mason Cooley

37393. The wisdom of age: don’t stop walking. – Mason Cooley

37394. The lonely become either thoughtful or empty. – Mason Cooley

37395. The man in the street is always a stranger. – Mason Cooley

37396. The man of sensibility is too busy talking about his feelings to have time for good deeds. – Mason Cooley

37397. The novel avoids the sublime and seeks out the interesting. – Mason Cooley

37398. The only peace is being out of earshot. – Mason Cooley

37399. The passions are the same in every conflict, large or small. – Mason Cooley

37400. The ravaged face in the mirror hides the enchanting youth that is the real me. – Mason Cooley

37401. The real secrets are not the ones I tell. – Mason Cooley

37402. The sage belongs to the same obsolete repertory as the virtuous maiden and the enlightened monarch. – Mason Cooley

37403. Ultimately, blind faith is the only kind. – Mason Cooley

37404. The time I kill is killing me. – Mason Cooley

37405. Travelers never think that they are the foreigners. – Mason Cooley

37406. There are different rules for reading, for thinking, and for talking. Writing blends all three of them. – Mason Cooley

37407. Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer. – Mason Cooley

37408. Thinking about the universe has now been handed over to specialists. The rest of us merely read about it. – Mason Cooley

37409. Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings a day. – Mason Cooley

37410. To be successful be ahead of your time, but only a little. – Mason Cooley

37411. To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget. – Mason Cooley

37412. To understand a literary style, consider what it omits. – Mason Cooley

37413. To understand someone, find out how he spends his money. – Mason Cooley

37414. The laughter of the aphorism is sometimes triumphant, but seldom carefree. – Mason Cooley

37415. The shades of respectability begin to close about the greying head. – Mason Cooley

37416. I love you is the inscription on Pandora’s box. – Mason Cooley

37417. If we think about the obvious long enough, it dissolves. – Mason Cooley

37418. Fulfillment is often more trouble than it is worth. – Mason Cooley

37419. General statements omit what we really want to know. Example: some horses run faster than others. – Mason Cooley

37420. Good parties create a temporary youthfulness. – Mason Cooley

37421. Hatred observes with more care than love does. – Mason Cooley

37422. Hatred of the mother is familiar, but the mother’s hatred still comes as a surprise. – Mason Cooley

37423. Human society sustains itself by transforming nature into garbage. – Mason Cooley

37424. Hypocrisy is the outside of cynicism. – Mason Cooley

37425. Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it. – Mason Cooley

37426. I know that I am what I am. But I am not sure what I am. – Mason Cooley

37427. For many, immaturity is an ideal, not a defect. – Mason Cooley

37428. I read less and less. I have not forgiven books for their failure to tell me the truth and make me happy. – Mason Cooley

37429. I see what you mean, but I do not think what you think. – Mason Cooley

37430. I’m being treated like a sex object, cried the lady. No matter. I will take care of it, said Time soothingly. – Mason Cooley

37431. Ideology has shaped the very sofa on which I sit. – Mason Cooley

37432. If beggars do not hate the rest of us, they are even more abject than I had imagined. – Mason Cooley

37433. If I play hard to get, soon the phone stops ringing altogether. – Mason Cooley

37434. If modesty disappeared, so would exhibitionism. – Mason Cooley

37435. If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire. – Mason Cooley

37436. If the world would apologize, I might consider a reconciliation. – Mason Cooley

37437. I have learned to keep to myself how exceptional I am. – Mason Cooley

37438. Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying. – Mason Cooley

37439. Observe decorum, and it will open a path to morality. – Mason Cooley

37440. Even boredom has its crises. – Mason Cooley

37441. Even cats grow lonely and anxious. – Mason Cooley

37442. Even the most fickle are faithful to a few bad habits. – Mason Cooley

37443. Events are called inevitable only after they have occurred. – Mason Cooley

37444. Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed. – Mason Cooley

37445. Every literary critic believes he will outwit history and have the last word. – Mason Cooley

37446. Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better. – Mason Cooley

37447. Friends are sometimes boring, but enemies never. – Mason Cooley

37448. Fail, and your friends feel superior. Succeed, and they feel resentful. – Mason Cooley

37449. I did not know I was in my prime until afterwards. – Mason Cooley

37450. Families in which nothing is ever discussed usually have a lot not to discuss. – Mason Cooley

37451. Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it. – Mason Cooley

37452. Fastidious taste makes enjoyment a struggle. – Mason Cooley

37453. Fears and lies intensify consciousness. – Mason Cooley

37454. Few artists can afford artistic temperament. – Mason Cooley

37455. Few friendships could survive the moodiness of love affairs. – Mason Cooley

37456. First literature came to refer only to itself, the literary theory. – Mason Cooley

37457. Flattery and insults raise the same question: What do you want? – Mason Cooley

37458. Folly always knows the answer. – Mason Cooley

37459. Expensive advertising courts us with hints and images. The ordinary kind merely says, Buy. – Mason Cooley

37460. If you are going to break a Law of Art, make the crime interesting. – Mason Cooley

37461. Lying just for the fun of it is either art or pathology. – Mason Cooley

37462. Magic trick: to make people disappear, ask them to fulfill their promises. – Mason Cooley

37463. Malice is always authentic and sincere. – Mason Cooley

37464. Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth. – Mason Cooley

37465. Melancholy is as seductive as Ecstasy. – Mason Cooley

37466. Eternity eludes us, even as a thought. – Mason Cooley

37467. Mind and body obstruct one another’s pleasures. – Mason Cooley

37468. Minds will wander even during the Last Judgment. – Mason Cooley

37469. Mistakes are the only universal form of originality. – Mason Cooley

37470. Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence. – Mason Cooley

37471. Money: power at its most liquid. – Mason Cooley

37472. Moo may represent an idea, but only the cow knows. – Mason Cooley

37473. Most people regard getting their way as a matter of simple justice. – Mason Cooley

37474. Humor does not rescue us from unhappiness, but enables us to move back from it a little. – Mason Cooley

37475. My mind is led astray by every faint rustle. – Mason Cooley

37476. My parents wanted me to solace them for sorrows they denied having had. – Mason Cooley

37477. My passions have never jumped out of the fireplace and set fire to the carpet. – Mason Cooley

37478. My thought has been shaped by books; my desires by pictures. – Mason Cooley

37479. Never ask a bore a question. – Mason Cooley

37480. Never try to leap from a standstill. – Mason Cooley

37481. No chaos, no creation. Evidence: the kitchen at mealtime. – Mason Cooley

37482. Money is to my social existence what health is to my body. – Mason Cooley

37483. In psychoanalysis, only the fee is exactly what it seems to be. – Mason Cooley

37484. Most reputations are not ruined but forgotten. – Mason Cooley

37485. Love begins with an image; lust with a sensation. – Mason Cooley

37486. If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements. – Mason Cooley

37487. Imagination has rules, but we can only guess what they are. – Mason Cooley

37488. In bridge clubs and in councils of state, the passions are the same. – Mason Cooley

37489. In love, we worry more about the meaning of silences than the meaning of words. – Mason Cooley

37490. In the game of love, the losers are more celebrated than the winners. – Mason Cooley

37491. In the street, the gaze of desire is furtive or menacing. – Mason Cooley

37492. Innocence is thought charming because it offers delightful possibilities for exploitation. – Mason Cooley

37493. Innocence: I am only stepping on your face because it lies in my path. – Mason Cooley

37494. Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge. – Mason Cooley

37495. Language is the friendliest of the things from which we cannot escape. – Mason Cooley

37496. Logic teaches rules for presentation, not thinking. – Mason Cooley

37497. In every death, a busy world comes to an end. – Mason Cooley

37498. It is possible to interpret without observing, but not to observe without interpreting. – Mason Cooley

37499. Living alone makes it harder to find someone to blame. – Mason Cooley

37500. Listening to people keeps them entertained. – Mason Cooley

37501. Logic and fact keep interfering with the easy flow of conversation. – Mason Cooley

37502. Kindness eases everything almost as much as money does. – Mason Cooley

37503. Kafka: cries of helplessness in twenty powerful volumes. – Mason Cooley

37504. Journalism never admits that nothing much is happening. – Mason Cooley

37505. Don’t stare into a mirror when you are trying to solve a problem. – Mason Cooley

37506. Consciousness is our only reprieve from Time. – Mason Cooley

37507. Creativity makes a leap, then looks to see where it is. – Mason Cooley

37508. Critic’s delight: scolding the Mighty Dead. – Mason Cooley

37509. Cruelty is softened by fear, not pity. – Mason Cooley

37510. Cure for an obsession: get another one. – Mason Cooley

37511. Cynicism is full of naive disappointments. – Mason Cooley

37512. Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness. – Mason Cooley

37513. Documents create a paper reality we call proof. – Mason Cooley

37514. Conscious thought is the tidying up at the end. – Mason Cooley

37515. A real idea keeps changing and appears in many places. – Mason Cooley

37516. Death is frightening, and so is Eternal Life. – Mason Cooley

37517. An omnipotent God is the only being with no reason to lie. – Mason Cooley

37518. Affection reproaches, but does not denounce. – Mason Cooley

37519. Complainers change their complaints, but they never reduce the amount of time spent in complaining. – Mason Cooley

37520. A blocked path also offers guidance. – Mason Cooley

37521. A blunt statement can be as false as any other. – Mason Cooley

37522. A great reader seldom recognizes his solitude. – Mason Cooley

37523. A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats. – Mason Cooley

37524. A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings. – Mason Cooley

37525. After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means. – Mason Cooley

37526. After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success. – Mason Cooley

37527. An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are hard to understand and refer only to one another. – Mason Cooley

37528. Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty. – Mason Cooley

37529. Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves. – Mason Cooley

37530. City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life. – Mason Cooley

37531. Children use all their wiles to get their way with adults. Adults do the same with children. – Mason Cooley

37532. Children now expect their parents to audition for approval. – Mason Cooley

37533. Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it. – Mason Cooley

37534. Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences. – Mason Cooley

37535. ‘Be faithful to your roots’ is the liberal version of ‘Stay in your ghetto.’ – Mason Cooley

37536. Art begins in imitation and ends in innovation. – Mason Cooley

37537. At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty, but I know a great deal more about folly. – Mason Cooley

37538. As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance. – Mason Cooley

37539. Art seduces, but does not exploit. – Mason Cooley

37540. The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten. – Calvin Coolidge

37541. The business of America is business. – Calvin Coolidge

37542. The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct. – Calvin Coolidge

37543. The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes. – Calvin Coolidge

37544. There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means. – Calvin Coolidge

37545. The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise. – Calvin Coolidge

37546. Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped. – Calvin Coolidge

37547. Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business. – Calvin Coolidge

37548. One with the law is a majority. – Calvin Coolidge

37549. There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal. – Calvin Coolidge

37550. You can’t know too much, but you can say too much. – Calvin Coolidge

37551. No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. – Calvin Coolidge

37552. Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. – Calvin Coolidge

37553. Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country. – Calvin Coolidge

37554. They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves. – Calvin Coolidge

37555. Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance. – Calvin Coolidge

37556. To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race. – Calvin Coolidge

37557. Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing. – Calvin Coolidge

37558. We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once. – Calvin Coolidge

37559. We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen. – Calvin Coolidge

37560. We draw our Presidents from the people. It is a wholesome thing for them to return to the people. I came from them. I wish to be one of them again. – Calvin Coolidge

37561. We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight. – Calvin Coolidge

37562. When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results. – Calvin Coolidge

37563. When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results. – Calvin Coolidge

37564. When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous. – Calvin Coolidge

37565. You know, I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me. – Calvin Coolidge

37566. Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. – Calvin Coolidge

37567. No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war. – Calvin Coolidge

37568. When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results. – Calvin Coolidge

37569. Advertising is the life of trade. – Calvin Coolidge

37570. Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow. – Calvin Coolidge

37571. No man ever listened himself out of a job. – Calvin Coolidge

37572. After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world. – Calvin Coolidge

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37573. All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. – Calvin Coolidge

37574. Any man who does not like dogs and want them about does not deserve to be in the White House. – Calvin Coolidge

37575. Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. – Calvin Coolidge

37576. Civilization and profit go hand in hand. – Calvin Coolidge

37577. Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery. – Calvin Coolidge

37578. Duty is not collective; it is personal. – Calvin Coolidge

37579. Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still. – Calvin Coolidge

37580. Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion. – Calvin Coolidge

37581. I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can’t be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort. – Calvin Coolidge

37582. I have never been hurt by what I have not said. – Calvin Coolidge

37583. I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm. – Calvin Coolidge

37584. Mass demand has been created almost entirely through the development of advertising. – Calvin Coolidge

37585. No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist. – Calvin Coolidge

37586. Never go out to meet trouble. If you just sit still, nine cases out of ten, someone will intercept it before it reaches you. – Calvin Coolidge

37587. Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws. – Calvin Coolidge

37588. I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement. – Calvin Coolidge

37589. Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good. – Calvin Coolidge

37590. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. – Calvin Coolidge

37591. It takes a great man to be a good listener. – Calvin Coolidge

37592. Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character. – Calvin Coolidge

37593. If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress. – Calvin Coolidge

37594. In the discharge of the duties of this office, there is one rule of action more important than all others. It consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you. – Calvin Coolidge

37595. If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you. – Calvin Coolidge

37596. If you don’t say anything, you won’t be called on to repeat it. – Calvin Coolidge

37597. It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow. – Calvin Coolidge

37598. I have often said that there is no cause for feeling disturbed at being misrepresented by the press. It would be only when they began to say things detrimental to me which were true that I should feel alarm. – John Coolidge

37599. Universal was absolutely marvelous about sitting down with me and listening to my input. It wasn’t something where they chose a bunch of songs that were best sellers. They did a marvelous job on the packaging. It’s a beautiful tribute. – Rita Coolidge

37600. It seems that jazz is more cerebral and more mathematical in a sense. – Rita Coolidge

37601. Jazz radio is not very friendly to pop singers who decide to make a jazz record. But a lot of people have been. A lot of the people I’ve talked to like the record. – Rita Coolidge

37602. My grandmother passed at 104. She sang and wrote songs until she passed. – Rita Coolidge

37603. Possibly, I should have been a jazz singer from the beginning. – Rita Coolidge

37604. The month of September is Women in Jazz, so I’m doing jazz there in September. I’m in for the duration. – Rita Coolidge

37605. Too often, the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it’s too late. – Rita Coolidge

37606. When I sang that song, I felt it was almost as if some force had moved into my body. Things like that have only happened to me singing jazz. It doesn’t happen when singing pop. I get so deeply into the music, it feels like I’ve become someone else. – Rita Coolidge

37607. You know, I’m pretty much an open book. – Rita Coolidge

37608. I was kind of known as a ballad singer. People would send ballads. Some of them would go over my shoulder and float off the top of my head, and I just didn’t feel anything. Then I would hear a song that would absolutely shake me. – Rita Coolidge

37609. If I’m driving to L.A. and have anxiety about making the drive, if I’ve got Peggy with me, we’re cool. – Rita Coolidge

37610. There was a subtlety about Peggy Lee. It was powerful. There was a valuable use of space. Everything was not cluttered. Her voice was out front and was the key instrument. – Rita Coolidge

37611. I don’t think I was considered to be a cabaret singer because I didn’t have patter that was written. – Rita Coolidge

37612. I’ve got my whole life. There’s a lifetime of experience, a lifetime of experiencing the road and the music and different players. It makes me a richer human being. I have a greater source of information to tap into, a wealth of life. – Rita Coolidge

37613. I’ve always loved jazz. – Rita Coolidge

37614. I choose things by how they resonate in my heart. – Rita Coolidge

37615. I recorded my first jazz record in the ’70s. – Rita Coolidge

37616. I say what’s in my heart, and I do it in my concerts. – Rita Coolidge

37617. I think the challenges for me was to go into the studio with these incredible jazz players and come up to their level of excellence. That’s always a challenge. – Rita Coolidge

37618. I think you have to have a jazz pedigree to be on jazz radio. – Rita Coolidge

37619. I wanted to make a jazz record. I didn’t want it to be a standards record. – Rita Coolidge

37620. I’m not stopping. My dream has come true, and I’m staying. – Rita Coolidge

37621. I’ve always wanted to record a jazz record. I did one in the ’70s with Barbara Carroll. It’s been a journey. – Rita Coolidge

37622. I just think it’s my responsibility as a human being and an entertainer to see the soldiers. – Coolio

37623. People treat me nice ‘cos I treat them nice. – Coolio

37624. If it wasn’t for the military I probably would not have ever come to Bosnia for vacation. – Coolio

37625. I’ve been rapping since 1979. – Coolio

37626. I’ve basically got an album full of singles. – Coolio

37627. I’m innocent. I’ve done nothing. I’m a nice guy. – Coolio

37628. I wasn’t driving down the wrong side of the street, smoking marijuana, waving my gun out the window. – Coolio

37629. We take pride in what we do. – Coolio

37630. I was hungry a coupla’ times but for the most part I ate every day… I got to go to school for free. – Coolio

37631. I never let any of my sons beat me at videogames. – Coolio

37632. I finished the movie a month ago in downtown Los Angeles. I had a lot of fun doing it. – Coolio

37633. I came to Baku the same way I would go to Texas – because they asked me to come and play hip hop. – Coolio

37634. But when I really look back on my life, being really honest about it and now that I’ve got the chance to travel the world, seeing how a lot of little kids grow up – my life wasn’t so bad. – Coolio

37635. Because I’m a young black man driving a really nice, expensive car, I sometimes get harassed when I’m rolling through a ghetto neighbourhood. – Coolio

37636. Acting is all about timing. I mean, who has better timing than the MCs? – Coolio

37637. I perform for soldiers because they are important,’ – Coolio

37638. I approach serious subjects, and I like to have the good guys win and have the parents among the good guys. – Caroline B. Cooney

37639. My favorite book is always the one I’m working on at the moment. – Caroline B. Cooney

37640. I love writing and do not know why it is considered such a difficult, agonizing profession. – Caroline B. Cooney

37641. If you write a story based on a real person, you’re trapped by the details of the real person and his life. It gets in the way of writing your own story. – Caroline B. Cooney

37642. People nearly always believe, and are willing to back it up with weapons and cruelty, that their religion and way of life is better than the other person’s. – Caroline B. Cooney

37643. I’m one of the lucky writers: plots come easily to me. – Caroline B. Cooney

37644. I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties. None of them were published. – Caroline B. Cooney

37645. I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading, but somebody suggested one of my books, they actually finished the book and enjoyed it, and they’re going on to read another book. I’m thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun. – Caroline B. Cooney

37646. I decided to write short stories because they got rejected quicker. – Caroline B. Cooney

37647. I believe my readers are crazy about their parents and want to be just like them when they grow up. – Caroline B. Cooney

37648. Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published. – Caroline B. Cooney

37649. I believe my voice is pretty much the same. I’ve written 75 books, so I’m better at it now than I was earlier in my career. – Caroline B. Cooney

37650. I love all of it, thinking up the plots, getting to know the kids in the story, their parents, backyards, pizza toppings. – Caroline B. Cooney

37651. The bad press came because they thought I should fight more. I couldn’t get the fights because if I would sign to fight one of King’s guys I would be signed to him. I chose not to do that. In hindsight, that might have been a mistake. – Gerry Cooney

37652. You take that walk from the dressing room to the ring and that’s when the real man comes out. Then you climb up those four stairs and into the ring. Then finally, you can’t wait for the bell to ring. – Gerry Cooney

37653. When that bell rang, I wanted to go out there and do my thing. – Gerry Cooney

37654. Roberto Duran was the kind of guy who was a true fighter and you hardly see guys like that anymore. – Gerry Cooney

37655. Muhammad Ali was the kind of guy you either loved or hated, but you wanted to see him. I happen to really love him. He brought boxing to another level and always made you laugh. – Gerry Cooney

37656. If you look at my career, towards the end you will see I was fighting like once a year. I was not part of the Don King top heavyweights, so I was kind of kept out. His guys were getting three to four fights a year and I could only get one. – Gerry Cooney

37657. I was a small kid from Huntington, Long Island. I never imagined that anything like that would happen to me. – Gerry Cooney

37658. I was a left hooker, and I loved hooking. I also really liked to jab and mix it up right away. – Gerry Cooney

37659. Boxing was not the sport that I thought is was due to all the politics. – Gerry Cooney

37660. You have a small period of time when you can perfect your career and become good at it. A lot of guys get distracted, which only hurts them. You must stay focused and work very hard at boxing. – Gerry Cooney

37661. I lost three times in my career. Losing to Holmes I could deal with, because I lost to a true champion. – Gerry Cooney

37662. All of the sports have a safety net, but boxing is the only sport that has none. So when the fighter is through, he is through. While he was fighting his management was very excited for him, but now that he is done, that management team is moving on. – Gerry Cooney

37663. By the time you’re 30 years old, you can be on a nowhere street, if you’re not careful. – Gerry Cooney

37664. Growing up training, I use to get up so early I would wave to the garbage men going by. So, I had this relationship with Blue Collar America and I really liked it. I felt that lots of those people looked forward to me winning. – Gerry Cooney

37665. I am involved in minor league baseball. I go around the country speaking to troubled youths, trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose, they’ll need to really pay attention to it. – Gerry Cooney

37666. I am seeing all the guys, like Earnie Shavers, Tex Cobb, and Larry Holmes all the time. – Gerry Cooney

37667. I grew up in a big Irish, Catholic family. My dad was a pretty rough guy. So one of my brothers left home when he was 15 and found his way to the gym. It gave me the opportunity to go and spend some time with him and work out in the gym. – Gerry Cooney

37668. That’s like making fun of a maniac because his brain isn’t completely right, because he isn’t in the norm. – Alice Cooper

37669. Yet I was Marilyn Manson – times 10. – Alice Cooper

37670. We play it differently now. If we did the album now it would be different. – Alice Cooper

37671. They pick all of us out, and then they decide, they computerize, decide if they like it or don’t like it, and then they go home, and then they come back again because they’re not sure what they saw. – Alice Cooper

37672. They’re reacting and that’s wonderful. It’s better than them sitting there doing nothing. I say make them react – do whatever’s in your power to move the audience, and if that’s where it is, and there where it is with America, sex and violence, then I say project it. – Alice Cooper

37673. We can only take it so far, because man can only take it so far, lower self can only take it so far, and you have to realize that the public is only at a certain place. – Alice Cooper

37674. We just set it up and recorded it the way we played it. But that was the way we played it then. – Alice Cooper

37675. The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades. – Alice Cooper

37676. We started combining the use of light and the use of theatrics and the use of as many art forms as possible, and it’s still growing – that’s the whole idea of it. – Alice Cooper

37677. We try to be as much involved in our product as possible, because then it’s us. – Alice Cooper

37678. We wanted it more live and raw. We didn’t want a studio sound. – Alice Cooper

37679. When we get together and rehearse, which is always living with each other, we always talk about what would make it better, what would mean more, what would say more. So we’re always improving and growing. – Alice Cooper

37680. You can’t get the visual thing on the record as much as you’d like to. We produced this album, and we’d never done that before, except when we produced singles for ourselves. – Alice Cooper

37681. You just let your lower self go, and then it takes on all these aspects of the society – the city with horns blowing, the people yelling things at each other, and the all-in-all violence and chaos of the city. Put that on stage with music, and that’s what this is. – Alice Cooper

37682. That was very close to getting killed. Usually at pop festivals we have people jumping on stage. – Alice Cooper

37683. We got on his label, and the Bizarre organization is just going up and up. So we have faith. – Alice Cooper

37684. Well, we were all in high school and we got together, and in college – we were in art college together. – Alice Cooper

37685. I’m 18 and I like it! – Alice Cooper

37686. So what this is is us, our personalities refined down on to a stage performance. In other words, the way we play is the end product of the way we live – we live in the cities, you see. – Alice Cooper

37687. We like reactions – a reaction is walking out on us, a reaction is throwing tomatoes at the stage, that’s a healthy psychological reaction. – Alice Cooper

37688. City people live the city. We live in L.A., New York, we live in places where it’s chaotic and you never know what’s gonna happen. And that’s the music – you never know what’s gonna happen. – Alice Cooper

37689. Drinking bear is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that’s a tough call. That’s rebellion. – Alice Cooper

37690. From the moment I leave my house or my hotel room, the public owns me. The public made Alice Cooper and I can’t imagine ever turning my back on my fans. – Alice Cooper

37691. He (Marilyn Manson) has a woman’s name and wears makeup. How original. – Alice Cooper

37692. I think he was trying to produce more of a… sort of a cheaper image. – Alice Cooper

37693. If it’s total freedom, I guess the ultimate thing you can go into is total silence between the audience and performer, with the performer projecting something he doesn’t even have to play. – Alice Cooper

37694. If you confine it, you’re confining a whole thing. If you make it spontaneous, so that anything can happen, like we don’t want to confine or restrict anything. What we can do, whatever we can let happen, you just let it happen. – Alice Cooper

37695. If you’re listening to a rock star in order to get your information on who to vote for, you’re a bigger moron than they are. – Alice Cooper

37696. All I really wanted to do was make an album that was going to be just back to what I like to do… And it was a coincidence that these new bands, this new wave of bands, were doing Alice and Iggy rock. – Alice Cooper

37697. It’s a big flash of all these things and whatever you take out of that statement’s one statement, one mind, one statement, one act, one show, and all the songs are one. – Alice Cooper

37698. It’s Frank’s painting on the cover. We were originally going to use a Salvador Dali painting that we got permission from Salvador Dali to use, and Frank found this one, and it really did fit the music much more. – Alice Cooper

37699. It’s like this – these five members have been influenced of course by other groups, because that’s where this generation’s groups came from – an environment like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, and The Who. People like that. – Alice Cooper

37700. It’s not an anti-sex trip. Like, we’re taking sex, which is probably another half of American entertainment, sex and violence, and we’re projecting it, and we’re saying this is the way everything is right now. – Alice Cooper

37701. People that haven’t seen us yet are shocked because they think that Alice Cooper must be a female folksinger. They don’t expect the whole thing. – Alice Cooper

37702. I appreciate an audience that reacts to the music, even if they jump on stage and try to beat us up, I think that’s a fantastic reaction. I think that they’re really hearing something then. – Alice Cooper

37703. The world reacts very strangely to people they see on TV, and I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made. If you’re not careful, you can become used to being treated as though you’re special and begin to expect it. For a reporter, that’s the kiss of death. – Anderson Cooper

37704. I’ve been addicted to TV since I emerged from the womb. – Anderson Cooper

37705. I think it’s a good thing that there are bloggers out there watching very closely and holding people accountable. Everyone in the news should be able to hold up to that kind of scrutiny. I’m for as much transparency in the newsgathering process as possible. – Anderson Cooper

37706. The whole celebrity culture thing – I’m fascinated by, and repelled by, and yet I end up knowing about it. – Anderson Cooper

37707. If someone knows me and likes me or my work, they’re more likely to allow me to tell their story. But it also cuts the other way. – Anderson Cooper

37708. I think you have to be yourself, and you have to be real and you have to admit what you don’t know, and talk about what you do know, and talk about what you don’t know as long as you say you don’t know it. – Anderson Cooper

37709. I imagine a lot of people tune in simply to watch reporters get bitch-slapped by Mother Nature, and frankly, who can blame them? – Anderson Cooper

37710. I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made. If you’re not careful, you can become used to being treated as though you’re special and begin to expect it. – Anderson Cooper

37711. Anyone who says they’re not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both. – Anderson Cooper

37712. Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss. – Anderson Cooper

37713. A lot of compelling stories in the world aren’t being told, and the fact that people don’t know about them compounds the suffering. – Anderson Cooper

37714. That’s the thing about suicide. Try as you might to remember how a person lived his life, you always end up thinking about how he ended it. – Anderson Cooper

37715. I suppose if you’ve never bitten your nails, there isn’t any way to explain the habit. It’s not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction – pride in a job well done. – Anderson Cooper

37716. Life must be something more than dilettante speculation. – Anna Julia Cooper

37717. The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart. – Anna Julia Cooper

37718. The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity. – Anna Julia Cooper

37719. Nothing natural can be wholly unworthy. – Anna Julia Cooper

37720. It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman’s strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice. – Anna Julia Cooper

37721. I constantly felt (as I suppose many an ambitious girl has felt) a thumping from within unanswered by any beckoning from without. – Anna Julia Cooper

37722. Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him. – Anna Julia Cooper

37723. Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey. – Anna Julia Cooper

37724. Agnosticism has nothing to impart. Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too. – Anna Julia Cooper

37725. A race cannot be purified from without. – Anna Julia Cooper

37726. If our vaunted rule of the people does not breed nobler men and women than monarchies have done it must and will inevitably give place to something better. – Anna Julia Cooper

37727. One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God. – Anna Julia Cooper

37728. When I was a young man, I had a mentor on women and he said when you meet a woman that you think you like, don’t ask her for a drink. Take her out for a bowl of soup. Because a woman who can enjoy a bowl of soup is bound to be more interesting. – Art Cooper

37729. When I first started editing GQ, it gave the impression of being, and in fact was, a gay magazine. There were female models in it and there were women on the cover, but the boys were always much, much more beautiful than the girls. – Art Cooper

37730. I think that episode in the third season was great. I’m really glad that we did that. He got to sleep with Sydney and kill Evil Francie and go on a mission and pretend he’s a rock star. – Bradley Cooper

37731. I just wrapped this movie called The Wedding Crashers which was a pretty big break for me. – Bradley Cooper

37732. I think he’s Will ‘s partying a lot in Cabo. I think he’s running a brothel. I don’t know what he’s doing. – Bradley Cooper

37733. I’ve been around horses, but I certainly wouldn’t call myself a horseman by any means. It’s a combination of being very aware of them, and not trusting them. – Chris Cooper

37734. You jot down ideas, memories, whatever, concerning your real life that somehow parallels the character you’re playing, and you incorporate that in your scene work. – Chris Cooper

37735. When I feel like I’m doing my best work, there is a bit of a freedom, a bit of flight that you’re not so much losing yourself but you’re sort of in the zone. – Chris Cooper

37736. Well, all I can say is thank goodness I had 15 years of theater before ever I did film roles. You build technique that you can rely on. – Chris Cooper

37737. I had a couple come in with a negative amortization mortgage on a house that costs way too much relative to their income. They’re consuming real estate, not investing in it. – Chris Cooper

37738. I’ve got research, I have my own life experience I can apply, and I have my imagination. – Chris Cooper

37739. You look at a herd of cattle and well, they all look the same… but they know. They all have an individual personality, and those personalities change from day to day. They can have their grumpy days and their happy days and their serene days. But it’s unpredictable. You can’t be off in outer space when you’re dealing with animals. – Chris Cooper

37740. I like a very dry wit, not the big kind of humor like Robin Williams. I don’t think I’m capable of that. – Chris Cooper

37741. I don’t want to go bald, I don’t know what’s coming up next. – Chris Cooper

37742. Frankly, my politics are pretty left of left. – Chris Cooper

37743. As a rule it usually takes three or four readings for me to be interested in a script, and if I’m interested I’ll read it three or four times before I make a strong decision. – Chris Cooper

37744. I suspect that a lot of studio executives still think of me as ‘what’s-his-name’. – Chris Cooper

37745. I’m thrilled with my body of work. – Chris Cooper

37746. He’s one of those managers you’d give your left leg to play for. – Colin Cooper

37747. Age is an ugly thing, and it goes on getting worse. – Diana Cooper

37748. Age wins and one must learn to grow old. – Diana Cooper

37749. It helped me in the air to keep my small mind contained in earthly human limits, not lost in vertiginous space and elements unknown. – Diana Cooper

37750. Good pitchers, after a tough outing, bounce back. Real good pitchers don’t let too many poor games get in there. – Don Cooper

37751. The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends I have made in this community. – Gary Cooper

37752. They just neglected a large portion of the front row. – Gary Cooper

37753. The general consensus seems to be that I don’t act at all. – Gary Cooper

37754. In Westerns you were permitted to kiss your horse but never your girl. – Gary Cooper

37755. I looked it at like this way. To get folks to like you, as a screen player I mean, I figured you had to sort of be their ideal. I don’t mean a handsome knight riding a white horse, but a fella who answered the description of a right guy. – Gary Cooper

37756. Looked like she was a cold dish with a man until you got her pants down, then she’d explode. – Gary Cooper

37757. Beautiful isle of the sea, Smile on the brow of the waters. – George Cooper

37758. Father, we thank you, especially for letting me fly this flight – for the privilege of being able to be in this position, to be in this wondrous place, seeing all these many startling, wonderful things that you have created. – Gordon Cooper

37759. I believe that these extra-terrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting this planet from other planets. Most astronauts were reluctant to discuss UFOs. – Gordon Cooper

37760. They kept me in short pants as long as they could, until they were shaving the hair on my legs because it was beginning to photograph. – Jackie Cooper

37761. So I’m in that half-hour business where the most money is, so that eventually I feel like the people that put on the Dupont show, like maybe my artistic effort is going to be a little different. – Jackie Cooper

37762. So if I keep making mistakes on Broadway or tape or film, producing, directing or acting, I can go along and do it – so long as I’m not investing too much capital in these things. – Jackie Cooper

37763. So then you have to say to yourself: Do I want to be rich, or do I want to do good work? – Jackie Cooper

37764. So whatever I might have started to learn at that age was all undone by the next director and next crew in the next cheap picture, because I was allowed to get away with murder. – Jackie Cooper

37765. The studio didn’t ask them to learn their trade, they just worked them, and when that personality or that gimmick or whatever they had ran dry at the box office, they were dropped and out. – Jackie Cooper

37766. There was never any effort made out there to improve the artist. – Jackie Cooper

37767. They had to start shaving my chin when I was 12 years old because light started to pick it up. – Jackie Cooper

37768. To me, the series was the end of the actor, when the series ended. – Jackie Cooper

37769. So I felt, well, I’ll make the money and, with the money, do what I want to do. – Jackie Cooper

37770. They thought in terms of: whatever you had that started you at the box office, this was it. – Jackie Cooper

37771. There was only so much television you could do. – Jackie Cooper

37772. A nice, steady job I don’t need that bad. I’m not that satisfied with it. – Jackie Cooper

37773. People like Spencer Tracy held up because they had the background originally, but to this day they never have changed Mr. Gable’s role, or most of them. – Jackie Cooper

37774. Well, they just don’t know anything else except that one form of their business, acting, and they don’t really want to learn any other part of it, or they would. Directing and producing and putting a show together is very creative, for me. – Jackie Cooper

37775. A lot of people like to run in plays because it’s a nice, steady job. – Jackie Cooper

37776. But I want to do good work, after this series. – Jackie Cooper

37777. But the working I would always want to do. – Jackie Cooper

37778. From that, I became very anxious to produce something of my own. – Jackie Cooper

37779. I just knew how to do the one thing I did, and whether I did it well or not depended on who the director was. – Jackie Cooper

37780. I never say too much about that in public interviews, because it disappoints the public to tell them you’re not that crazy about a property you did that possibly they liked. – Jackie Cooper

37781. I remember Mr. Mayer very well. He sort of liked to be the father – no, he liked to be treated like you thought he was Daddy, but he didn’t treat you like Daddy at all. – Jackie Cooper

37782. I would also like to act, once in a while, but not get up every morning at 5:30 or six o’clock and pound into the studio and get home at 7:30 or eight o’clock at night, or act over and over and over every night on Broadway, either. – Jackie Cooper

37783. In those days, even as a boy, I watched some people that I knew were living way beyond their means. – Jackie Cooper

37784. I hope this series is good work, but it is in the half-hour medium, which is limited to a kind of mediocrity that sponsors are just dying to have right now, and the public, for some reason, is unconsciously demanding. – Jackie Cooper

37785. If it’s boring, then it’s tiring. – Jackie Cooper

37786. They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling, have boldly affirmed that ‘one man is as good as another;’ a maxim that is true in neither nature, revealed morals, nor political theory. – James F. Cooper

37787. Party leads to vicious, corrupt and unprofitable legislation, for the sole purpose of defeating party. – James F. Cooper

37788. Systems are to be appreciated by their general effects, and not by particular exceptions. – James F. Cooper

37789. The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms. – James F. Cooper

37790. The disposition of all power is to abuses, nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority. – James F. Cooper

37791. Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion. – James F. Cooper

37792. The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society. – James F. Cooper

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37793. No civilized society can long exist, with an active power in its bosom that is stronger than the law. – James F. Cooper

37794. Slavery is no more sinful, by the Christian code, than it is sinful to wear a whole coat, while another is in tatters, to eat a better meal than a neighbor, or otherwise to enjoy ease and plenty, while our fellow creatures are suffering and in want. – James F. Cooper

37795. The tendency of democracies is, in all things, to mediocrity. – James F. Cooper

37796. America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated religious opinions of the different sects which were so instrumental in establishing the colonies. – James F. Cooper

37797. The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited to control the business of the world. – James F. Cooper

37798. A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate. – James F. Cooper

37799. It is the besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which the masses of men exhibit their tyranny. – James F. Cooper

37800. All that a good government aims at… is to add no unnecessary and artificial aid to the force of its own unavoidable consequences, and to abstain from fortifying and accumulating social inequality as a means of increasing political inequalities. – James F. Cooper

37801. Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind, and of a good tone of breeding. It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest man and to the gentleman. – James F. Cooper

37802. Ignorance and superstition ever bear a close and mathematical relation to each other. – James F. Cooper

37803. Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving the citizen as much freedom of action and of being as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner. – James F. Cooper

37804. It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny. – James F. Cooper

37805. It is a governing principle of nature, that the agency which can produce most good, when perverted from its proper aim, is most productive of evil. – James F. Cooper

37806. It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master. – James F. Cooper

37807. All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity. – James F. Cooper

37808. Remember the first rule of gunfighting… “have a gun.” – Jeff Cooper

37809. You better be looking for another pitcher. – Jeff Cooper

37810. We continue to be exasperated by the view, apparently gaining momentum in certain circles, that armed robbery is okay as long as nobody gets hurt! The proper solution to armed robbery is a dead robber, on the scene. – Jeff Cooper

37811. The will to survive is not as important as the will to prevail… the answer to criminal aggression is retaliation. – Jeff Cooper

37812. Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen. – Jeff Cooper

37813. Owning a handgun doesn’t make you armed any more than owning a guitar makes you a musician. – Jeff Cooper

37814. A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half. – Jeff Cooper

37815. Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands. – Jeff Cooper

37816. The police cannot protect the citizen at this stage of our development, and they cannot even protect themselves in many cases. It is up to the private citizen to protect himself and his family, and this is not only acceptable, but mandatory. – Jeff Cooper

37817. There is nothing more attractive than a man who is not a New Man. – Jilly Cooper

37818. I’ve got a book coming out soon so I just must get some weight off. – Jilly Cooper

37819. If you look across the valley, you can see exactly what I mean: about four beautiful houses, and you think something is happening in each of them. It’s like a mural. – Jilly Cooper

37820. It must be a terrible pressure to have to go to the office. – Jilly Cooper

37821. Leo, sadly, has Parkinson’s, but he used to cook all sorts of dazzling things. – Jilly Cooper

37822. My own parents loved each other very much. – Jilly Cooper

37823. Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake all afternoon. – Jilly Cooper

37824. The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things. – Jilly Cooper

37825. You’ve simply got to go on and on with your family and friends and tell them how much you love them because you never know whether they’ll be there tomorrow, do you? – Jilly Cooper

37826. I’m basically a very happy person and I don’t have to be anybody else. – Jilly Cooper

37827. I think it bespeaks a generous nature, a man who can cook. – Jilly Cooper

37828. The bank told us we ought to sell this house to pay off our overdraft. Riders saved the day. I was so pleased when it got to number one, I went all around the fields crying and crying. – Jilly Cooper

37829. But really I’m not terribly interested in what I eat. – Jilly Cooper

37830. I’d never have written the big books in London. – Jilly Cooper

37831. But I always seem to finish a book and then think, oh God, I’ve got to pay a tax bill, so I’d better write a novel, so I tend not to stop and learn word processing. – Jilly Cooper

37832. For sheer sexiness, a man must be beautiful. Funny. yes. Clever, no. – Jilly Cooper

37833. I have a theory that the secret of marital happiness is simple: drink in different pubs to your other half. – Jilly Cooper

37834. I live at home and, if I want to start work at 11 o’clock, I can. – Jilly Cooper

37835. I love the long grass coming up to meet the willows. – Jilly Cooper

37836. I would really like to spend more time with the family. Every time I go abroad I miss them all dreadfully. – Jilly Cooper

37837. I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969. – Jilly Cooper

37838. And I would really like to be a grandmother, but only when Felix or Emily meet the right person and are ready. – Jilly Cooper

37839. I wrote my earliest piece for The Sunday Times about being a young wife. – Jilly Cooper

37840. At home I have big vats of cabbage soup that I make to slim down. – Jilly Cooper

37841. President Clinton was able to achieve budget surpluses despite a divided government. – Jim Cooper

37842. This Congress is simply not doing its job under Republican leadership. – Jim Cooper

37843. With our national savings rate well below one-percent, it is imperative that the government embrace innovative and cost-effective means of boosting personal savings. – Jim Cooper

37844. While tax refunds amount to substantial income for many Americans, current IRS rules do not allow taxpayers to directly deposit their refund into more than one account. – Jim Cooper

37845. Well, where is the money? Show me the money? Our allies have put up a few billion dollars, but the American taxpayer has been required to shoulder the burden of this war. – Jim Cooper

37846. We are spending more money on bond holders than we are on our own citizens. It took 204 years to have this happen. The other party will not even allow a recorded vote on this issue so that we can see how people stand on that issue. – Jim Cooper

37847. We are scheduled to meet this year fewer days than any Congress since at least 1948. And that is even before I was born. So far, we are in the 123rd day of this year, and yet we have only had 26 voting days in this body. That is a shame. – Jim Cooper

37848. Under the AHP approach, the average small business might be able to offer their employees one or two insurance plans, and that employee of the small business would have no idea whether their doctor was going to be a apart of one of those plans. – Jim Cooper

37849. This is a simple change that will provide a huge financial boost for many Americans, particularly low- to moderate-income families. It is an important step in making sure we do everything we can to encourage all Americans to save and plan for the future. – Jim Cooper

37850. Conservative think tanks like the Heritage Foundation and Cato Institute have criticized Bush for his big increases in spending, which far exceed those of the Clinton era. – Jim Cooper

37851. The President’s budget pays for only six months of the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition costs of Social Security reform. The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill. – Jim Cooper

37852. Bush may be a strong leader in the war on terrorism, but on budget deficits he is missing-in-action. – Jim Cooper

37853. First, the year 2004, the year past, the Comptroller General of the United States, David A. Walker, said that arguably it was the worst year in American fiscal history, clearly setting our Nation on an unsustainable path. – Jim Cooper

37854. If we don’t change, millions of American families are just one medical emergency, or one layoff, away from financial disaster and bankruptcy. – Jim Cooper

37855. If you need to put your money in a safe and secure place and you want it to earn interest, Treasury bonds are safer than putting it in any bank as a deposit or putting it anywhere else, because they are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. – Jim Cooper

37856. It took the first 204 years of our Nation’s history to accumulate $1 trillion in debt. And now we are doing that every 2 or 3 years. – Jim Cooper

37857. It’s not just that families can’t buy a home or start a business without some savings tucked away. – Jim Cooper

37858. Take the veto. Bush is the first president since James Garfield in 1881 not to veto a single bill. Garfield only had six months in office; Bush has had over four years. – Jim Cooper

37859. Our staff not only received the reports from these agencies, they examined them. They questioned them. – John Sherman Cooper

37860. There was no testimony of conspiracy – Oswald’s efforts to get in touch with the Soviets and with the Cuban Fair Play groups in New York were rebuffed, rebuffed at every step. – John Sherman Cooper

37861. Very curious, at the age of about 13 years, Oswald began to study Marxism and he kept on in his writing, affirming that he was a Marxist. Probably he did want to show himself as a great, supreme Marxist. – John Sherman Cooper

37862. There is no evidence of any kind except that is directed toward Oswald. – John Sherman Cooper

37863. The tests which showed that this was the only rifle which had the markings which were shown on the bullets; the fact that a man was seen by several witnesses, not identified, but seen in the window with the general description of what he looked like. – John Sherman Cooper

37864. The police had already found the cartridges and the rifles and the bag in the Texas School Depository and within a half an hour, those facts were known. – John Sherman Cooper

37865. The original judgment of the FBI, the Secret Service, and the CIA was that there were three shots. I don’t think that convinced us except as a statement by people, many of them who were familiar with ballistics. This question troubled me greatly. – John Sherman Cooper

37866. The intelligence investigation under the leadership of Senator Church, which I know has helped cause this investigation by you, points out that the agencies did not disclose certain facts to us and that certain plots were going on. – John Sherman Cooper

37867. Rather, like the anarchists of the last century, he didn’t care if he was killed or not. They just wanted to be known. We found no trace of any conspiracy. – John Sherman Cooper

37868. We provided complete protection to witnesses – right of attorney, right of record, right to cross-examine, and open hearing if they desired. Only Mr. Lane asked for an open hearing. – John Sherman Cooper

37869. I don’t think many people have ever read the report. Who has read 26 volumes of this case? How many read the summary? If you read the summary, it takes a long time. – John Sherman Cooper

37870. Now, people have said that somebody told them that they saw somebody on the railroad bank or saw somebody going over the bank, but no one has ever been able to show any cartridges, any rifle, any pistol, no one has ever found anything other than the evidence about Oswald. – John Sherman Cooper

37871. I don’t think anybody ever thought about the CIA meddling in internal affairs. The shock of the President’s death called for an immediate investigation. It actually lay in the jurisdiction of Texas. – John Sherman Cooper

37872. We found what we could at that time – the truth. If somebody else can find something else which we didn’t find, that, of course, is a duty on their part, as is the truth. It will be the truth. – John Sherman Cooper

37873. I met Mr. Hoover socially. I never talked to him about anything connected with his work. We just met him. – John Sherman Cooper

37874. I must say, to be very honest about it, that I held in my mind during the life of the Commission, that there had been three shots and that a separate shot struck Governor Connally. – John Sherman Cooper

37875. I never initiated nor did the FBI ever initiate any conversation or correspondence with me. – John Sherman Cooper

37876. I think he Oswald felt he was a failure and for the United States and for President Kennedy and all of us. He knew he was a failure at everything he tried, frustrated, with a very sad life, but he was a Marxist. – John Sherman Cooper

37877. I would like that to be known; these facts are in the summary which I think is a very good one. – John Sherman Cooper

37878. I would like you to consider the difference in the time from 1963 to date. The FBI, at that time, was headed by Mr. Hoover who had been appointed Director continuously. He had, I would say, a good reputation. – John Sherman Cooper

37879. It was determined, as shown in the report of the Commission, which I can read to you, but I know you are familiar with the report. It states there was disagreement on this issue, particularly as the subject was debated, that there were different opinions about it. – John Sherman Cooper

37880. I am very proud to come back, to speak on the disinterested effort we have made and I believe that, with all due respect, that the decisions we made, when we turned our final report over to President Johnson, will stand in history. – John Sherman Cooper

37881. Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems and will probably phase out to some extent. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37882. Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it’s for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37883. We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37884. There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37885. The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37886. So I’ve broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37887. Since then, I have not missed five consecutive days in getting some type of aerobic exercise, mostly jogging. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37888. Over the years, I’ve covered 22,000 miles. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37889. If you look at body fat, it seems to increase with age, even though your weight does not. That’s a physiological fact of aging, they say. Heck it is. It is an adaptive effect of aging. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37890. I used to think that it didn’t make any difference how far you ran if you had a good, strong musculoskeletal system and no underlying cardiovascular problems. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37891. I think investments in general related to the exercise industry are going to be good for a long time. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37892. I have not missed a day from work because of illness since 1956. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37893. I don’t criticize weight training – as long as it is not a substitute for aerobic training. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37894. After 26 years, I am still practicing what I preach. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37895. You have to run 75 to 100 miles a week if you expect to break the four-minute mile. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37896. According to the Gallup Poll, 24 percent of American adults exercised regularly in 1961, and 50 percent after 1968. The peak was 59 percent in 1984, dropping off to 51 percent last September. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37897. Far too many times over the next 12 to 15 years, it was brought to my attention that people who followed my exercise guidelines exactly but ignored their diet, their weight and their cigarette smoking had heart attacks at age 55. – Kenneth H. Cooper

37898. One can build from ordinary stone a humble house or the finest chateau. – Leon N. Cooper

37899. We’re living proof that nice guys always finish last. – Matthew Cooper

37900. It is crazy to have Judith Miller in jail. – Matthew Cooper

37901. This whole thing’s about development. Not only are we trying to develop players, we’re trying to develop ourselves. – Michael Cooper

37902. A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast. – Peter Cooper

37903. I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good. – Peter Cooper

37904. President Obama has embraced a partisan, polarizing strategy since day one when he chose hyper-partisan Rahm Emanuel to be his White House Chief of Staff. – Rory Cooper

37905. So he said ‘I’m going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.’ I thought ‘That’s a turn-up for the books.’ – Tommy Cooper

37906. You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said ‘Parking Fine.’ – Tommy Cooper

37907. Well, my wife and I were married in a toilet – it was a marriage of convenience! – Tommy Cooper

37908. So I rang up a local building firm, I said ‘I want a skip outside my house.’ He said ‘I’m not stopping you.’ – Tommy Cooper

37909. Police arrested two kids yesterday, one was drinking battery acid, the other was eating fireworks. They charged one and let the other one off. – Tommy Cooper

37910. I went window shopping today! I bought four windows. – Tommy Cooper

37911. I went into a French restaraunt and asked the waiter, ‘Have you got frog’s legs?’ He said, ‘Yes,’ so I said, ‘Well hop into the kitchen and get me a cheese sandwich.’ – Tommy Cooper

37912. I used to be indecisive but now I am not quite sure. – Tommy Cooper

37913. A woman tells her doctor, ‘I’ve got a bad back.’ The doctor says, ‘It’s old age.’ The woman says, ‘I want a second opinion.’ The doctor says: ‘Okay – you’re ugly as well.’ – Tommy Cooper

37914. A blind bloke walks into a shop with a guide dog. He picks the Dog up and starts swinging it around his head. Alarmed, a shop assistant calls out: ‘Can I help, sir?’ ‘No thanks,’ says the blind bloke. ‘Just looking.’ – Tommy Cooper

37915. Last night I dreamt I ate a ten pound marshmallow. When I woke up the pillow was gone. – Tommy Cooper

37916. So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me ‘Can you give me a lift?’ I said ‘Sure, you look great, the world’s your oyster, go for it.’ – Tommy Cooper

37917. I supported Bob Schaffer’s three races for Congress. But we all had concerns about whether he could win statewide. Then my wife suggested that I get it. – Pete Coors

37918. We’ve got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries. – Pete Coors

37919. The 21st Amendment gives the states the right to decide what the drinking ages should be and other aspects relative to alcoholic beverages, and I support that. As a United States senator, I want to weigh in – this is not my agenda. – Pete Coors

37920. If it went on the ballot in Colorado, I would vote to lower the drinking age. – Pete Coors

37921. I’m a little skeptical about using the Constitution this way, but I also believe marriage is between a man and a woman and that the courts shouldn’t legislate this matter. – Pete Coors

37922. I don’t want to get in a big, long discussion about right and wrong, but our company has been working on the issue of underage drinking and alcohol abuse for a long time. I’ve been outspoken about it. – Pete Coors

37923. I’ve always wanted to serve my country in some capacity. – Pete Coors

37924. The narrative impulse is always with us; we couldn’t imagine ourselves through a day without it. – Robert Coover

37925. I think you can have the greatest lyrics in the world and if it doesn’t have the best tune in the world it will suck. I mean if the music wasn’t important it would just be a poem. – Julian Cope

37926. The people who make history are not the people who make it who are there but the people who make it and then write about it. – Julian Cope

37927. Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up. – Wendy Cope

37928. I think it’s a question which particularly arises over women writers: whether it’s better to have a happy life or a good supply of tragic plots. – Wendy Cope

37929. Bloody men are like bloody buses – you wait for about a year and as soon as one approaches your stop two or three others appear. – Wendy Cope

37930. After all is said and done, sit down. – Bill Copeland

37931. Before deciding to retire, stay home for a week and watch the daytime TV shows. – Bill Copeland

37932. How strange to use “You only live once” as an excuse to throw it away. – Bill Copeland

37933. Not only is women’s work never done, the definition keeps changing. – Bill Copeland

37934. The man who rows the boat seldom has time to rock it. – Bill Copeland

37935. Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell. – Bill Copeland

37936. When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback. – Bill Copeland

37937. And the general opinion is we are much better on stage than in the studio. – Stewart Copeland

37938. I’d rather duplicate it myself. Another of our favourite techniques. – Stewart Copeland

37939. So I suppose that means we can actually play the instruments. – Stewart Copeland

37940. Therefore I would not have it unknown to Your Holiness, the the only thing which induced me to look for another way of reckoning the movements of the heavenly bodies was that I knew that mathematicians by no means agree in their investigation thereof. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37941. Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates, surely he will hold that its motion is natural, not violent. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37942. Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then, the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37943. So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37944. So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37945. The earth also is spherical, since it presses upon its center from every direction. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37946. The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37947. The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37948. Therefore, having obtained the opportunity from these sources, I too began to consider the mobility of the earth. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37949. Therefore, in the course of the work I have followed this plan: I describe in the first book all the positions of the orbits together with the movements which I ascribe to the Earth, in order that this book might contain, as it were, the general scheme of the universe. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37950. Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37951. Those things which I am saying now may be obscure, yet they will be made clearer in their proper place. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37952. Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its center, would, I reflected, regard it as an insane pronouncement if I made the opposite assertion that the earth moves. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37953. Of all things visible, the highest is the heaven of the fixed stars. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37954. We regard it as a certainty that the earth, enclosed between poles, is bounded by a spherical surface. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37955. In so many and such important ways, then, do the planets bear witness to the earth’s mobility. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37956. To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37957. I am aware that a philosopher’s ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37958. Accordingly, since nothing prevents the earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37959. Although all the good arts serve to draw man’s mind away from vices and lead it toward better things, this function can be more fully performed by this art, which also provides extraordinary intellectual pleasure. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37960. At rest, however, in the middle of everything is the sun. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37961. Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37962. First of all, we must note that the universe is spherical. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37963. For a traveler going from any place toward the north, that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher, while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37964. More stars in the north are seen not to set, while in the south certain stars are no longer seen to rise. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37965. For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37966. Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37967. I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37968. I shall now recall to mind that the motion of the heavenly bodies is circular, since the motion appropriate to a sphere is rotation in a circle. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37969. Mathematics is written for mathematicians. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37970. Moreover, since the sun remains stationary, whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37971. Near the sun is the center of the universe. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37972. For I am not so enamoured of my own opinions that I disregard what others may think of them. – Nicolaus Copernicus

37973. The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, “Is there a meaning to music?” My answer would be, “Yes.” And “Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?” My answer to that would be, “No.” – Aaron Copland

37974. So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning. – Aaron Copland

37975. To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable. – Aaron Copland

37976. Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness I wouldn’t know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness. – Aaron Copland

37977. If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong. – Aaron Copland

37978. A melody is not merely something you can hum. – Aaron Copland

37979. You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down… some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today. – Aaron Copland

37980. The real secret of magic lies in the performance. – David Copperfield

37981. No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down. – David Copperfield

37982. Magic came very easy for me when I was a kid. When I was 8 years old I started doing it, and by the time I was 12, I was already published in magic books. – David Copperfield

37983. I’m just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear. – David Copperfield

37984. We were raised in an Italian-American household, although we didn’t speak Italian in the house. We were very proud of being Italian, and had Italian music, ate Italian food. – Francis Ford Coppola

37985. The professional world was much more unpleasant than I thought. I was always wishing I could get back that enthusiasm I had when I was doing shows at college. – Francis Ford Coppola

37986. Listen, if there’s one sure-fire rule that I have learned in this business, it’s that I don’t know anything about human nature. – Francis Ford Coppola

37987. Most Italians who came to this country are very patriotic. There was this exciting possibility that if you worked real hard, and you loved something, you could become successful. – Francis Ford Coppola

37988. My film is not a movie; it’s not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam. – Francis Ford Coppola

37989. Roger Corman exploited all of the young people who worked for him, but he really gave you responsibility and opportunity. So it was kind of a fair deal. – Francis Ford Coppola

37990. Ten Days That Shook The World, by Eisenstein, I went to see it, and I was so impressed with this film, so impressed with what cinema could do. – Francis Ford Coppola

37991. The essence of cinema is editing. It’s the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy. – Francis Ford Coppola

37992. It’s ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn’t even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again. – Francis Ford Coppola

37993. The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work. – Francis Ford Coppola

37994. They needed someone to write a script of The Great Gatsby very quickly for the movie they were making. I took this job so I’d be sure to have some dough to support my family. – Francis Ford Coppola

37995. In kindergarten that used to be my job, to tell them fairytales. I liked Hans Christian Andersen, and the Grimm fairy tales, all the classic fairy tales. – Francis Ford Coppola

37996. We had access to too much money, too much equipment, and little by little, we went insane. – Francis Ford Coppola

37997. I remember teachers who really singled me out for their discouragement. – Francis Ford Coppola

37998. When I do a novel, I don’t really use the script, I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now, I used Heart of Darkness. Novels usually have so much rich material. – Francis Ford Coppola

37999. When I was about 9, I had polio, and people were very frightened for their children, so you tended to be isolated. I was paralyzed for a while, so I watched television. – Francis Ford Coppola

38000. When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That’s what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was ‘You’re a Big Boy Now.’ – Francis Ford Coppola

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