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180000 famous quotes part 44 – 43001 to 44000

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180000 famous quotes part 44 – 43001 to 44000

43001. The present age has seen a great slump in humanist values. – Christopher Dawson

43002. The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution. – Christopher Dawson

43003. The intercourse between the Mediterranean and the North or between the Atlantic and Central Europe was never purely economic or political; it also meant the exchange of knowledge and ideas and the influence of social institutions and artistic and literary forms. – Christopher Dawson

43004. The greatest obstacle to international understanding is the barrier of language. – Christopher Dawson

43005. Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act. – Christopher Dawson

43006. The Church as a divine society possess an internal principle of life which is capable of assimilating the most diverse materials and imprinting her own image upon them. – Christopher Dawson

43007. Yet humanitarianism is not a purely Christian movement any more than it is a purely humanist one. – Christopher Dawson

43008. No society lies nearer to the cyclonic path of the forces of world change than the United States, and few societies are more intellectually aware of the nature of the issues that have to be faced. – Christopher Dawson

43009. No doubt Western civilization has in the past been full of wars and revolutions, and the national elements in our culture, even when they were ignored, always provided an unconscious driving force of passion and aggressive self-assertion. – Christopher Dawson

43010. Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture. – Christopher Dawson

43011. Man is a means and not an end, and he is a means to economic or political ends which are not really ends in themselves but means to other ends which in their turn are means and so ad infinitum. – Christopher Dawson

43012. This freedom of political discussion on the highest level is something which Western civilization has in common with that of classical antiquity, but with no other. – Christopher Dawson

43013. Law describes the way things would work if men were angels. – Christopher Dawson

43014. It is true that Christianity is not bound up with any particular race or culture. It is neither of the East or of the West, but has a universal mission to the human race as a whole. – Christopher Dawson

43015. It is impossible for us to understand the Church if we regard her as subject to the limitations of human culture. For she is essentially a supernatural organism which transcends human cultures and transforms them to her own ends. – Christopher Dawson

43016. It is clear that this essential Christian doctrine gives a new value to human nature, to human history and to human life which is not to be found in the other great oriental religions. – Christopher Dawson

43017. If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear. – Christopher Dawson

43018. Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in theorder of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being. – Christopher Dawson

43019. Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces. – Christopher Dawson

43020. But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them. – Christopher Dawson

43021. As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy. – Christopher Dawson

43022. As I have pointed out, it is the Christian tradition that is the most fundamental element in Western culture. It lies at the base not only of Western religion, but also of Western morals and Western social idealism. – Christopher Dawson

43023. And so, today, if the state can no longer appeal to the old moral principles that belong to the Christian tradition, it will be forced to create a new official faith and new moral principles which will be binding on its citizens. – Christopher Dawson

43024. American literature has never been content to be just one among the many literatures of the Western World. It has always aspired to be the literature not only of a new continent but of a New World. – Christopher Dawson

43025. You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for. – Christopher Dawson

43026. Thus Christian humanism is as indispensable to the Christian way of life as Christian ethics and a Christian sociology. – Christopher Dawson

43027. For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity. – Christopher Dawson

43028. The sublimated idealism of the Enlightenment, the spirit of the League of Nations and of the United Nations Charter have not proved strong enough to control the aggressive dynamism of nationalism. – Christopher Dawson

43029. A duck’s nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally. – George Mercer Dawson

43030. Selenite occurs in abundance in well formed clear crystals of several inches in length. – George Mercer Dawson

43031. The country has been of better character since leaving the Buttes than E. of them, but has now a very fertile appearance. This may be said to begin about the 3rd crossing of Milk R of the line. – George Mercer Dawson

43032. The sand stones had fragments of charcoal on some surfaces but found no recognisable fossils. – George Mercer Dawson

43033. Canada has two emblems – the beaver and the maple. – John W. Dawson

43034. Now multitudes of root words are identical in the American languages over vast areas some of them with precisely the same senses, and others with various shades of analogical meaning. – John W. Dawson

43035. ‘Early stages’ is when the cancer is completely contained within the prostate. If it is detected when the cancer is entirely in the gland, the chance for full recovery is at its highest. – Len Dawson

43036. Granted, prostate exams aren’t the most enjoyable things in the world, but they only last about 10 seconds. It’s well worth it. Just think of the possible consequences if you don’t get it done. – Len Dawson

43037. If you’re unable to catch it in time, the cancer can spread to the lymph nodes and at that point, the cancer is essentially incurable, but that doesn’t mean your condition can’t be improved. – Len Dawson

43038. My PSA was normal but the DRE indicated there may be a problem. – Len Dawson

43039. One of the reasons I loved playing quarterback was that I got to call the plays. The cancer put me in a position where I really wasn’t in control anymore. – Len Dawson

43040. Marriage is an institution and that’s where a couple finish up. – Les Dawson

43041. I can always tell when the mother in law’s coming to stay; the mice throw themselves on the traps. – Les Dawson

43042. I used to sell furniture for a living. The trouble was, it was my own. – Les Dawson

43043. My wife is a sex object – every time I ask for sex, she objects. – Les Dawson

43044. I saw six men kicking and punching the mother-in-law. My neighbour said ‘Are you going to help?’ I said ‘No, six should be enough.’ – Les Dawson

43045. It is no secret that the Golf Foundation has had its difficulties. – Peter Dawson

43046. Our championship committee pledged to review entry conditions and to assess how women golfers might compete on equal terms with men for a place in the Open. – Peter Dawson

43047. The hesitancy is in the detail, not the principal. There has been no resistance to the principal of women playing in the Open if they are qualified for it. We are not dragging our feet. It’s just that we never had cause to think about it before. – Peter Dawson

43048. You wait until the forest fire is on your front step before you step up. – Peter Dawson

43049. About 30 million people see me every week – I’m a happy man. – Richard Dawson

43050. I abhor grades – if a child does his best, that’s all that should be asked. – Richard Dawson

43051. There were people I know that got upset that I kiss people. I kiss them for luck and love, that’s all. That’s what my mother did to me. – Richard Dawson

43052. They kind of took it out of our hands. We’re still able to deal with him on an emotional level. – Rosario Dawson

43053. It’s like our relationship is always about the other side that isn’t the obvious side. – Rosario Dawson

43054. People in Hollywood don’t have that much sex, or at least I don’t. – Rosario Dawson

43055. When we meet, I’m interested and I’m curious about what he’s doing because he’s burning a number from a client. And I’m like, ‘Who is this?’ and my girlfriend’s like, ‘That’s a drug dealer. Stay away from him.’ – Rosario Dawson

43056. You can only avoid responsibility for so long. The catalyst ended up being the law coming down and finally saying, ‘You guys suspended judgement and that’s fine, because we’re not.’ – Rosario Dawson

43057. I’ve noticed a growth in Spike and definitely in myself. I feel like the seeds that he planted in me five years ago have ripened up to a place where I could even tackle this role in the way that I did. – Rosario Dawson

43058. All the times being like, ‘Who rented this car and why are we going to this place?’ You take the easy route and go, ‘Oh, thanks for the champagne. I’ll have another.’ – Rosario Dawson

43059. I’d love to be the first one to say this, but it automatically turns into – we all have those responsibilities that we ignore because we don’t feel like they’re ours. – Rosario Dawson

43060. I thought my character definitely was very much in love with him and wanted to be with him, but I think at some point they were going to have to draw the line. – Rosario Dawson

43061. He uses his good powers for evil, and that’s when it gets to the dangerous side of it. – Rosario Dawson

43062. It was funny actually because that was still during the time we were dating. He would get all these calls because supposedly before we broke up, we had already broken up in the trades, in the rags or whatever. – Rosario Dawson

43063. I didn’t even remember it because it kind of came up, and then a week later it said I broke up with him. – Rosario Dawson

43064. I don’t really feel part of any particular movement. – Danielle Dax

43065. I think cat’s are fantastic. – Danielle Dax

43066. I find it hard to imagine how someone listens to my stuff, or views what I do, or me, or anything. – Danielle Dax

43067. I find it strange the way human nature wants heroes and yet wants to destroy their heroes. It’s a kind of mass insecurity people want something to look up to and get a buzz off but, at the same time, want to destroy it because it makes them feel insecure. – Danielle Dax

43068. I wanted something that had the feel of a complete band and a variety of instrument. Apart from doing the album for musical satisfaction, I felt it was an important statement for other women – showing you don’t have to rely on other people to do things for you. – Danielle Dax

43069. I want to suggest a feeling. It’s ridiculous to assume you can state an opinion. Somebody else can never relate to the lyric in the same way because their whole experience is different. You can only suggest, then people add their own history and experience to the lyrics. – Danielle Dax

43070. It’s almost like, it’s often the bad recording quality of things which makes them interesting. – Danielle Dax

43071. Well, I want you to know how much I appreciate this. Really. – Benjamin Day

43072. Well, I would say that I’m just drifting. Here in the pool. – Benjamin Day

43073. I’m going home now. I apologize for what I said. I hope you can forget it, but I’m going home right now. – Benjamin Day

43074. I promised to have no partisan affiliation and no subsidy except advertising. – Benjamin Henry Day

43075. Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts. – Clarence Day

43076. You can’t sweep other people off their feet, if you can’t be swept off your own. – Clarence Day

43077. A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health. – Clarence Day

43078. Ants are good citizens, they place group interests first. – Clarence Day

43079. We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand; but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves, first, to her ways. – Clarence Day

43080. If you don’t go to other men funerals they won’t go to yours. – Clarence Day

43081. If your parents didn’t have any children, there’s a good chance that you won’t have any. – Clarence Day

43082. Information’s pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience. – Clarence Day

43083. Reason is the servant of instinct. – Clarence Day

43084. The ant is knowing and wise, but he doesn’t know enough to take a vacation. – Clarence Day

43085. There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing. – Clarence Day

43086. Too many moralists begin with a dislike of reality. – Clarence Day

43087. We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided. – Clarence Day

43088. Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character. – Clarence Day

43089. Wrinkles are hereditary. Parents get them from their children. – Doris Day

43090. Any girl can look glamorous… just stand there and look stupid. – Doris Day

43091. Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay. – Doris Day

43092. The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it. – Doris Day

43093. Vulgarity begins when imagination succumbs to the explicit. – Doris Day

43094. If it’s true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers. – Doris Day

43095. We are the nation the most powerful, the most armed and we are supplying arms and money to the rest of the world where we are not ourselves fighting. We are eating while there is famine in the world. – Dorothy Day

43096. We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race, color or creed and we believe in showing this love by working for better conditions immediately and the ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production. – Dorothy Day

43097. Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do. – Dorothy Day

43098. When we have spiritual reading at meals, when we have the rosary at night, when we have study groups, forums, when we go out to distribute literature at meetings, or sell it on the street corners, Christ is there with us. – Dorothy Day

43099. We must recognize the fact that many Nazis, Marxists and Fascists believe passionately in their fundamental rightness, and allow nothing to hinder them from their goal in the pursuit of their mission. – Dorothy Day

43100. We cannot build up the idea of the apostolate of the laity without the foundation of the liturgy. – Dorothy Day

43101. Words are as strong and powerful as bombs, as napalm. – Dorothy Day

43102. They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time. – Dorothy Day

43103. The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on. – Dorothy Day

43104. We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community. – Dorothy Day

43105. The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us? – Dorothy Day

43106. Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh, and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth is more sublime and more compelling. – Dorothy Day

43107. Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action. – Dorothy Day

43108. Together with the Works of Mercy, feeding, clothing and sheltering our brothers, we must indoctrinate. – Dorothy Day

43109. First of all, let it be remembered that I speak as an ex-Communist and one who has not testified before Congressional Committees, nor written works on the Communist conspiracy. – Dorothy Day

43110. Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party, as we disagree with other political parties who are trying to maintain the American way of life. – Dorothy Day

43111. Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed so easily. – Dorothy Day

43112. Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear in order to get close enough to love them. – Dorothy Day

43113. Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again. – Dorothy Day

43114. It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us – to see Christ in him. – Dorothy Day

43115. I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions. – Dorothy Day

43116. I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor. – Dorothy Day

43117. I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers. – Dorothy Day

43118. Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. – Dorothy Day

43119. As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile. – Dorothy Day

43120. There’s no better mirror than a friend’s eye. – J. Wallace Day

43121. To your friends house the trip is never long. – J. Wallace Day

43122. It takes a fool to test how deep the water is with both feet. – J. Wallace Day

43123. Always keep your friends close, but your enemies keep closer. – J. Wallace Day

43124. The longer I live, the more faith I have in Providence, and the less faith in my interpretation of Providence. – Jeremiah Day

43125. I’m pretty much a vegetarian. – Robin Day

43126. Well, I’d probably go for any work I could get. – Robin Day

43127. Well the most successful of course was this Polypropylene chair. – Robin Day

43128. We used to get published a lot. And there was this vodka advertisement… it embarrassed me a lot afterwards. – Robin Day

43129. There’s this very vulnerable planet of ours with finite resources. Architects and designers have, I think, a fair responsibility for conserving energy and materials, and making things durable. – Robin Day

43130. No one ever contributed anything to my designs. – Robin Day

43131. Magazines and advertising are flogging the idea that you have to keep changing things and get something new. I think that’s balls – evil. But obviously that’s your livelihood. – Robin Day

43132. I think the first things that are relevant are that things should work well; they should function. – Robin Day

43133. I’ve always walked and climbed; spent a lot of time in the arctic and places. – Robin Day

43134. You’ve got to build a career and a practice. – Robin Day

43135. I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn’t endure. – Robin Day

43136. I think there’s a tendency for modern man to become dominated by gadgets and machines, taking us further and further away from the things I’ve been talking about. – Robin Day

43137. I think it’s really important to use your hands and get close to materials. To be up close to real things like rain and mud; to have contact with nature. – Robin Day

43138. I think and hope there are far more people aware of the need to look after our future. – Robin Day

43139. I can’t climb very seriously now but I was a bit of a freak. – Robin Day

43140. Commerce is against morality. Morality is going to lose every time. – Robin Day

43141. But I think it’s important that things endure. – Robin Day

43142. I’m not against vodka – they just asked us. They put out some story about us entertaining international celebrities with vodka, which of course wasn’t true. – Robin Day

43143. Like 84% of Canadians, I believe in God. – Stockwell Day

43144. Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on. – Stockwell Day

43145. Our history is that we can very aggressively, if necessary, and openly and democratically discuss our differences. We have a democratic history in which we come together and vote on these things. – Stockwell Day

43146. Our national media refuses to report that even the Supreme Court did not say marriage was a human right in all cases nor did it say that the heterosexual definition violated anyone’s right or that the heterosexual definition of marriage was unconstitutional. – Stockwell Day

43147. Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet the challenge of judicial activism. – Stockwell Day

43148. Our two major parties are actually called the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party. – Stockwell Day

43149. Provincial governments in Canada have terminated the positions of marriage commissioners who have, for personal religious convictions, not performed same sex marriages. It has happened in Saskatchewan. – Stockwell Day

43150. Judges must be free from political intervention or intimidation. – Stockwell Day

43151. The typical journalist’s typical lead for the typical Canadian story nowadays is along this line: that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation as a nation of rapid social change. – Stockwell Day

43152. The place to find the explanation for the liberal-activist mindset of the courts is in the political arena. – Stockwell Day

43153. There are Americans will find it difficult to believe that the Prime Minister can simply impose candidates on ridings, and can so efficiently move individuals out of private life and into the Cabinet with virtually no resort to the electorate. – Stockwell Day

43154. Time and time again, history has proved that the conservatives are right and the liberals are wrong. – Stockwell Day

43155. Tony Blair faced a massive defection from his own party ranks during voting around the intervention in Iraq. For our present purpose, the point is not that he survived the defection, but that he had to face it. – Stockwell Day

43156. The same undisciplined government spending and social engineering that has undermined our economy over the past 30 years has also been tearing at the social fabric of this land. – Stockwell Day

43157. I am more convinced than ever that a lively two party system is essential to our democracy. – Stockwell Day

43158. The thinking was that so long as the British kept our basic documents in their hands and so long as they kept the formal right to change them, changes in our system would be careful and deliberate. – Stockwell Day

43159. My parents did not have a perfect marriage. It was pretty good, but it was not perfect. My marriage is not perfect. My wife is, but I happen to be imperfect. However, that does not discount the fact that the definition of marriage must be defended and protected. – Stockwell Day

43160. As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God’s design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings. – Stockwell Day

43161. Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary is facing at least two official objections to his public statements along with expensive hearings before the Alberta Human Rights Commission for expressing his biblical views on same sex marriage. – Stockwell Day

43162. It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer. – Stockwell Day

43163. Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law. – Stockwell Day

43164. I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech. – Stockwell Day

43165. I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction. – Stockwell Day

43166. If the Liberals’ law is passed, will sex education in the schools, including elementary grades, include the same portrayals of sexual activity which presently exist in heterosexual instruction? Will there be the same presentation of homosexual activity? Of course there will. – Stockwell Day

43167. In the United States, commentators recognize that, generally speaking, most people who hold liberal positions over a range of issues will likely vote Democratic, while most people, again generally speaking, who hold conservative positions will vote Republican. – Stockwell Day

43168. Individuals have little opportunity to get elected to Parliament under the label of the government party… unless they are in good standing with the Prime Minister and pledged to be cooperative. – Stockwell Day

43169. It is said that a neo-conservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality. – Stockwell Day

43170. It is well known that I am pro-life… but I would not seek to impose my views on the Canadian people. – Stockwell Day

43171. Canada evolved within the British Empire: it inherited the Parliamentary system, the Cabinet system and all the other features of the British constitutional system which had been in place, for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of. – Stockwell Day

43172. In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune, whose name was Merton. – Thomas Day

43173. When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus, its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror. – Thomas Day

43174. The trifle now inscribed with your name. was occasioned by a particular fact; but to the disgrace of human nature, the subject is sufficiently general to interest every heart not totally impenetrable. – Thomas Day

43175. But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace? – Thomas Day

43176. But let us not too hastily triumph in the shame of Sparta, lest we aggravate our own condemnation. – Thomas Day

43177. But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification. – Thomas Day

43178. We have no right to luxuries while the poor want bread. – Thomas Day

43179. I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan with that of a British nobleman. – Thomas Day

43180. We could not guard every water pipeline from being blown up and every tree from being uprooted. We could not prevent every murder of a worker in an orchard or a family in their beds. – Moshe Dayan

43181. There is not one single place built in this country that did not have a former Arab population. – Moshe Dayan

43182. We are a generation of settlers, and without the steel helmet and gun barrel, we shall not be able to plant a tree or build a house. – Moshe Dayan

43183. It was in our power to set high price for our blood, a price too high for the Arab community, the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying. – Moshe Dayan

43184. Who needs such a long intestine, anyway? – Moshe Dayan

43185. We should demand his blood not from the Arabs of Gaza but from ourselves. Let us make our reckoning today. – Moshe Dayan

43186. To aim and hit, you need one eye only, and one good finger. – Moshe Dayan

43187. There is no more Palestine. Finished. – Moshe Dayan

43188. The Old City of Jerusalem is in our hands. – Moshe Dayan

43189. Let us not be afraid to see the hatred that consumes the lives of hundreds of thousands of Arabs who sit around us and wait for the moment when their hands will be able to reach our blood. – Moshe Dayan

43190. We are a small nation, but strong. – Moshe Dayan

43191. Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist. – Moshe Dayan

43192. The method of collective punishment so far has proved effective. – Moshe Dayan

43193. Most important, don’t do anything you don’t want. – Moshe Dayan

43194. Our American friends offer us money, arms, and advice. We take the money, we take the arms, and we decline the advice. – Moshe Dayan

43195. Soldiers of Israel, we have no aims of conquest. Our purpose is to bring to naught the attempts of the Arab armies to conquer our land. – Moshe Dayan

43196. The Jews have opened fire, and they are unready to begin a war. – Moshe Dayan

43197. It’s a democracy and if I am outvoted, I have to accept the majority decisions. – Moshe Dayan

43198. I have the strength to endure it all. – Moshe Dayan

43199. It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness. – Moshe Dayan

43200. It isn’t a secret that my heart is damaged. All the treatments and medications haven’t been effective. – Moshe Dayan

43201. Israel cannot afford to stand against the entire world and be denounced as the aggressor. – Moshe Dayan

43202. If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. – Moshe Dayan

43203. If I had to resign every time the Cabinet disagrees with me, I could not last as a Defense Minister one week. – Moshe Dayan

43204. I have traveled a long road from the battlefield to the peace table. – Moshe Dayan

43205. I have only one eye. Do you want me to look at the road or the at the speedometer. – Moshe Dayan

43206. I feel I’ve lived so long, and went through so much, that all I want is calm and rest. – Moshe Dayan

43207. I don’t think we should be a model family living in a model home. – Moshe Dayan

43208. Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. – Moshe Dayan

43209. After all, we are not children. It’s time we planned our life. – Moshe Dayan

43210. I know that plans and reality may be two different things, but I think my demands on life are minimal. – Moshe Dayan

43211. I started working out with a trainer and I immediately saw results. – Taylor Dayne

43212. By the second tour I had rice cakes and hummus with me, and I was jumping rope in my room. – Taylor Dayne

43213. My first tour I was on the road for 18 months. You’re just out there promoting. – Taylor Dayne

43214. My current mantra is that sometimes we need teachers in our lives. I never had that in my life, parents and stuff like that; I tried to stay on the outside of them or anybody that had that kind of influence. – Taylor Dayne

43215. If we were truly in the studio making a record, it would have been more time consuming, and certainly I would have been more involved in the writing process. – Taylor Dayne

43216. If anything changes shape or takes off without me, I’ll come after you and kill you. I’m too type A. – Taylor Dayne

43217. I’ve had enough boyfriends and enough issues. I’d seen enough train wrecks. – Taylor Dayne

43218. I’m not looking to go out there and make a rhythmic Timbaland track. – Taylor Dayne

43219. I smoked some pot as a kid, but I just never did drugs. – Taylor Dayne

43220. I just try to get out of my own way because if anyone is their own worst enemy, it’s usually you. – Taylor Dayne

43221. I have to be very careful about diet and exercise. – Taylor Dayne

43222. Did people think I sounded black? Totally, but that was a marketing tool as well, but also this is how I grew up and these are my influences. – Taylor Dayne

43223. But once you strip that down, you realize it’s all about a voice, like a Norah Jones – that’s inspiring to me. – Taylor Dayne

43224. And I’m also looking for a comeback record and it has to touch a lot of people. – Taylor Dayne

43225. All you needed back then was a blow dryer and a dream. – Taylor Dayne

43226. I came out the box and for seven years I had a huge career. And then it’s done, it’s dumped. But I ain’t gone, and I refuse to be gone. – Taylor Dayne

43227. When I first came out, like a lot of the artists at that time, I had a very polished, very overproduced sound. – Taylor Dayne

43228. My tastes and inspirational artists were always rather eclectic and diverse. – Taylor Dayne

43229. Plus, I am paranoid by nature. I need to be in control. – Taylor Dayne

43230. So when I’m working out I do things extreme. – Taylor Dayne

43231. That’s really my goal now. I’m trying to be a positive role model to my kids and to just enjoy this ride, because it’s hard. It’s hard to enjoy it when you’re in it. – Taylor Dayne

43232. Well, honey, I had the million dollar houses, I had the car, I had the horse, I had the barn; I had everything. Was I set free? I didn’t even know what that meant. – Taylor Dayne

43233. This is one hell of a business I picked to be in. – Taylor Dayne

43234. The fine print in the President’s Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut. – Mark Dayton

43235. The Bush Administration claims there is a Social Security crisis only to distract Americans from its serious mismanagement of the federal budget. – Mark Dayton

43236. Providing working Minnesotans with at least seven days of paid sick leave every year is the right thing to do to. It benefits our families and helps our businesses become more worker friendly and family friendly. – Mark Dayton

43237. Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected an increase in the minimum wage. They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires, but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income. – Mark Dayton

43238. Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics. – Mark Dayton

43239. Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women. – Mark Dayton

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43240. Its going to be a squeeze, but we have got to put our men and women in uniform ahead of everything else. We’ve got to be treating our reservists fairly before we move on to other procurements. – Mark Dayton

43241. If the economy is strained, then Social Security, like the rest of the government, will be, too. – Mark Dayton

43242. No, we have our ups and downs, but we’re all very up at the moment. – John Deacon

43243. I wouldn’t do go to another band. – John Deacon

43244. The band was rejuvenated by that wonderful day. It breathed new life into us. – John Deacon

43245. That first bass I had was an Eko, a very old thing with a thin neck, I had that for quite a while. – John Deacon

43246. Our albums just tend to be collections of songs really, because we all write in the group, all four of us. – John Deacon

43247. No, I mean we’d all definitely involved in the music business someway or another, because we’re all living with it, and in it, and also we’ve got all sorts of things we would like to do. – John Deacon

43248. Lot’s of marriages don’t last as long as Queen have been together. – John Deacon

43249. Live Aid turned our world upside down. – John Deacon

43250. In a way it costs thousands dollars before you could actually go out to put the show on because you’ll need equipments, all the lights you know, and that’s more just going out and playing you know. – John Deacon

43251. I’ll probably make loads of plans, and then just sit around on my bottom all day long and do nothing. – John Deacon

43252. Then we did what we called basically I suppose a club tour in England, which was the time I think that our second album came out, we club toured around the whole country where the venues were hold to five hundreds upwards to that sort of thing you know. – John Deacon

43253. But I’ve always been accused of being a bit tight with money, so it hasn’t particularly changed my lifestyle. – John Deacon

43254. Queen has taken the all of our time for last four or five years, you know. – John Deacon

43255. I went along and basically learned a few of the songs they were doing at the time, which were quite a few of the songs we ended up doing on our first album. – John Deacon

43256. Arguments are healthy. They clear the air. – John Deacon

43257. Brian and I were both science students. You know science sort of math and physics side, you know. – John Deacon

43258. Four personalities are bound to clash. – John Deacon

43259. Freddie and Brian tend to write the majority of the material. – John Deacon

43260. I mean the only thing that is hopefully good about us is after the arguments we can actually still face each other the next day or the day after and talk about something else and sort of get over it. – John Deacon

43261. I didn’t actually realise what apartheid meant. I’m probably a bit naive, but I thought it was more of a vague segregation, like on the beaches and buses. – John Deacon

43262. I don’t want to be nasty but let’s just say Robbie Williams is no Freddie Mercury. – John Deacon

43263. I have a few personal ambitions for the band. – John Deacon

43264. I like touring, I like being in the studio, a bit of both. I like to have a bit of time at home as well. – John Deacon

43265. I was too shy to go and meet Princess Diana. – John Deacon

43266. We’ve always decided ourselves what we wanted to put out as our singles and that sort of things. – John Deacon

43267. You know, my children go to a local, local catholic school just down the road. – John Deacon

43268. Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it’s more like an actor learning a part. – John Deacon

43269. There was always a lot of American music in England until, obviously when the Beatles came around, then there was a shift towards English music, but before then American music was the main thing. – John Deacon

43270. When you start out without a record nobody knows you, but if you have a record it’s a lot easier. – John Deacon

43271. When we recorded our first album sixteen track machines were the thing. – John Deacon

43272. When the band begins to get a name for themselves, and the writers get assigned to bands, they’ll hit somebody who just doesn’t like that kind of music, or they love hip hop but hate guitar rock. – Kim Deal

43273. You know it has to do with Kelley and drugs, and me… and there’s like, what is it? I didn’t read it. That’s my thing. That’s what I do, I don’t read things if I don’t think they’re going to be good. I don’t even look at the pictures. – Kim Deal

43274. We were over in Europe all the time their posters were up. That’s why I liked them. So now all of a sudden they’re going to get a band hat on, and say people aren’t acting the right way? – Kim Deal

43275. It’s like they had a backlash the first 11 years. I think the reason why it always seems like there’s a backlash is because when bands are unknown, they only get written about by fans. – Kim Deal

43276. I thought I’d do everything on four-track, and then I’ll record every instrument myself in a studio, and then I’ll have a solo album released by spring. – Kim Deal

43277. I like the club. It looks nice with all the tables out. They were freaking out, the Gilly’s people. – Kim Deal

43278. Bob summed it up best when he was on his knees at the end of the night saying, ‘Don’t trust in Guided By Voices.’ You were there; was the show awful or something? I know it was sloppy, but they’re not really that tight anyway, but was it embarrassing, was it sad? – Kim Deal

43279. In his 4 years in the White House, President Carter worked to make the Federal Government more competent and compassionate and more responsive to the American people. – Nathan Deal

43280. Births to illegal immigrants now account for nearly one out of every ten births in the United States. – Nathan Deal

43281. Consider this: I can go to Antarctica and get cash from an ATM without a glitch, but should I fall ill during my travels, a hospital there could not access my medical records or know what medications I am on. – Nathan Deal

43282. Cord blood stem cell units have been shown to be a suitable alternative to adult bone marrow for the treatment of many diseases, including sickle cell anemia. – Nathan Deal

43283. For the last 3 years, we have celebrated National Nurses Week. Beginning on May 6, we will once again have the opportunity to truly commend the nursing community for their contributions to our national health delivery system. – Nathan Deal

43284. If a State has reliable scientific information that demonstrates that a warning is needed for a particular food, then in the interest of public health, it should share that information with the FDA and petition for a new national standard. – Nathan Deal

43285. In fact, many nations currently refuse to support embryonic stem cell research of any kind. – Nathan Deal

43286. As a physician, I know many doctors want to utilize new technology, but they find the cost prohibitive. – Nathan Deal

43287. What is fetus farming? Simply put, it is the creation and development of a human fetus for the purposes of later killing it for research or for harvesting its organs. – Nathan Deal

43288. Every year, nearly two-thirds of the approximately 200,000 patients in need of a bone marrow transplant will not find a marrow donor that matches within their families. – Nathan Deal

43289. While advances in scientific research have led to some new and exciting treatments that have enlarged and enhanced the quality and length of human life, we must not lose sight as to what we are trying to accomplish. – Nathan Deal

43290. We have created a new demonstration program to allow families with a sick child who could be helped with a cord blood transplant from a sibling to bank cord blood from newborns should they decide to have another child. – Nathan Deal

43291. Using adult stem cells drawn from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood system cells, scientists have discovered new treatments for scores of diseases and conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, juvenile diabetes, and spinal cord injuries. – Nathan Deal

43292. The Center for Immigration Studies found that illegal immigrants cost the United States taxpayer about $10.4 billion a year. A large part of that expense stems from the babies born each year to illegal immigrants. – Nathan Deal

43293. Science without respect for human life is degrading to us all and reflects a hollow and deceptive philosophy, a philosophy that we as a people should never condone. – Nathan Deal

43294. Just because scientists have the knowledge to do it, the technology to do it, and some may even have a financial motive or other incentive to do it, does not make it right. – Nathan Deal

43295. Pluripotent cells have the ability to grow into any cell in the body. – Nathan Deal

43296. Nurses are an integral component of the health care system, and it is important that we recognize the over 2.7 million registered nurses for the significant work that they do. – Nathan Deal

43297. On the other hand, the vast majority of all westernized countries, including every single European country along with Israel and Japan, do not offer birthright citizenship. – Nathan Deal

43298. With scientific advances, Congress must now make changes to reflect new therapeutic options. – Nathan Deal

43299. Scientific advancement should aim to affirm and to improve human life. – Nathan Deal

43300. The previous year it had taken England all their time to beat the full German team in an international and I had taken with me the programme from that match. – Dixie Dean

43301. WE used to tour quite a lot during the summer with Everton in my day. – Dixie Dean

43302. We went to Denmark twice and Germany and also to the Canary Isles one year. I remember once when we were playing Dresden in Germany. – Dixie Dean

43303. The good Lord was good to me. He gave me a strong body, a good right arm, and a weak mind. – Dizzy Dean

43304. It ain’t bragging if you can do it. – Dizzy Dean

43305. I can’t tell you why there’s a delay, but stick your head out of the window and you’ll know why. – Dizzy Dean

43306. The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing. – Dizzy Dean

43307. Son, what kind of pitch would you like to miss. – Dizzy Dean

43308. Practice, work hard, and give it everything you have. – Dizzy Dean

43309. Mr. Rickey, I’ll put more people in the park than anybody since Babe Ruth. – Dizzy Dean

43310. Let the teachers teach English and I will teach baseball. There is a lot of people in the United States who say isn’t, and they ain’t eating. – Dizzy Dean

43311. I never keep a scorecard or the batting averages. I hate statistics. What I got to know, I keep in my head. – Dizzy Dean

43312. I ain’t what I used to be, but who the hell is? – Dizzy Dean

43313. Anybody who’s ever had the privilege of seeing me play knows that I am the greatest pitcher in the world. – Dizzy Dean

43314. All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees. They just can’t help it. – Dizzy Dean

43315. I won twenty-eight games in thirty-five and I couldn’t believe my eyes when the Cards sent me a contract with a cut in salary. Mr Rickey said I deserved a cut because I didn’t win thirty games. – Dizzy Dean

43316. I was blessed with a strong arm and a weak mind. – Dizzy Dean

43317. The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush’s wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president’s efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon. – Howard Dean

43318. The issue is not abortion. The issue is whether women can make up their own mind instead of some right-wing pastor, some right-wing politician telling them what to do. – Howard Dean

43319. The idea that we’re going to win this war is an idea that unfortunately is just plain wrong. – Howard Dean

43320. The fact is that we wouldn’t be in Iraq if it weren’t for Democrats like Senator Kerry. – Howard Dean

43321. The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington, they all know each other, they all move in the same circles, and what I’m doing is breaking into the country club. – Howard Dean

43322. Someone earlier made a remark about losing 500 soldiers and 2,200 wounded in Iraq. Those soldiers were sent there by the vote of Sen. Lieberman, Sen. Edwards and Sen. Kerry. I think that is a serious matter. – Howard Dean

43323. So the – the part of the problem is not just the rhetoric. It’s the fact that we – we’re so polarized in what we’ve done to each other as parties over the last thirty years in redistricting that it’s very, very hard to overcome your own constituencies and move to the middle. – Howard Dean

43324. The status quo helps liberals. We’re going to change the country. – Howard Dean

43325. We won’t always have the strongest military. – Howard Dean

43326. So what we – all we really want, I think, from the so-called Democratic wing of the Democratic Party is really to stand up for what we believe in. – Howard Dean

43327. That’s one of the things about the Tea Party people. They think corporations have too much influence in American life and they do. – Howard Dean

43328. The way we’re going to win elections in this country is not to become Republican lite. The way we’re going to win elections in this country is to stand up for what we believe in. – Howard Dean

43329. There are no ideas in the Republican Party right now in the Congress. They’re the party of no. They desperately need some intellectual leadership. And whatever you think of Newt Gingrich, he can supply intellectual leadership. So I hope he does run. – Howard Dean

43330. There’s not one person in this crowd who’s gonna agree with everything I say. Not one. – Howard Dean

43331. This country was the moral leader of the world until George Bush became president. – Howard Dean

43332. This is a struggle of good and evil. And we’re the good. – Howard Dean

43333. Tom DeLay ought to go back to Houston where he can serve his jail sentence. – Howard Dean

43334. We need to go everywhere. There is not one county in this state, I don’t care how far west you go, that doesn’t have Democrats. We have to be proud of who we are. – Howard Dean

43335. We’ve not had one Republican president in 34 years balance the budget. You can’t trust right-wing Republicans with your money. You ought to hire somebody who has balanced a budget. I’m much more conservative with money than George Bush is. – Howard Dean

43336. When you – when you – and this is still going on today – are making your money by pushing paper around, when you should be making your money by investing venture capital in various job-creating things, that makes it much harder to recover. – Howard Dean

43337. Second of all, I don’t think Wall Street is doing what it’s supposed to be doing, even after the shameful performance of the last two years. They’re are not allocating capital. – Howard Dean

43338. I like John Kerry. I think he’s intellectually curious and very thoughtful. I think he’s deeply committed on issues like the environment. I think he’s an internationalist, which I am. – Howard Dean

43339. We have to say what we believe… whether it’s popular or not. – Howard Dean

43340. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. In other words, I lead with my heart and not my head. That’s the only chance we have against George Bush. – Howard Dean

43341. As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they’re going there. – Howard Dean

43342. At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people. – Howard Dean

43343. Every day it becomes clearer that this was the wrong war at the wrong time. – Howard Dean

43344. From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people. – Howard Dean

43345. Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings. – Howard Dean

43346. I don’t care what you label me as long as you call me president. – Howard Dean

43347. I think most people… would be glad to pay the same taxes they paid when Bill Clinton was president, if only they could have the same economy they had when Bill Clinton was president. – Howard Dean

43348. I hate Republicans and everything they stand for. – Howard Dean

43349. Real Democrats don’t make promises they can’t keep. – Howard Dean

43350. I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks. We can’t beat George Bush unless we appeal to a broad cross-section of Democrats. – Howard Dean

43351. Luckily, I’m a governor – so I get to tell you what I’ve already done not just what I’m going to do. – Howard Dean

43352. People have said I’m the candidate of anger. Well, we have a right to be angry. We lost 3 million jobs. We lost our place as the moral leader of the world. – Howard Dean

43353. Not one Republican president has balanced the budget in 34 years. You can not trust Republicans with your money. – Howard Dean

43354. I think the recovery hasn’t been stronger because the hole that was dug for President Obama by the Bush administration was far worse than anybody could imagine, first of all. – Howard Dean

43355. Look, I’m not a perfect person. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. I wear suits that are cheap. But I say what I think and I believe what I say, and I’m willing to say things that are not popular but ordinary people know are right. – Howard Dean

43356. John Ashcroft is not a patriot, John Ashcroft is a descendant of Joseph McCarthy. – Howard Dean

43357. I’ve waffled before. I’ll waffle again. – Howard Dean

43358. I’ve always been endorsed by the National Rifle Association. – Howard Dean

43359. I’m just deeply disappointed that once again we may have to settle for the lesser of two evils. – Howard Dean

43360. I’m a committed Christian. I worship in my own way. That’s my business. That’s not the business of the pharisees who are going to preach to me about what I do and then do something else. – Howard Dean

43361. I will use whatever position I have in order to root out hypocrisy. Democrats have strong moral values. Frankly, my moral values are offended by some of the things I hear on programs like “Rush Limbaugh,” and we don’t have to put up with that. – Howard Dean

43362. Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated. – James Dean

43363. Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn’t hiss or boo me. – James Dean

43364. To my way of thinking, an actor’s course is set even before he’s out of the cradle. – James Dean

43365. To me, acting is the most logical way for people’s neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves. – James Dean

43366. To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication. – James Dean

43367. There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are all impaled on the crook of conditioning. – James Dean

43368. The only greatness for man is immortality. – James Dean

43369. The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results. – James Dean

43370. When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn’t acting. It’s following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that. – James Dean

43371. An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer. In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet. – James Dean

43372. Only the gentle are ever really strong. – James Dean

43373. Being a good actor isn’t easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I’m done. – James Dean

43374. Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that’s all you have. – James Dean

43375. But you can’t show some far off idyllic conception of behavior if you want the kids to come and see the picture. You’ve got to show what it’s really like, and try to reach them on their own grounds. – James Dean

43376. Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today. – James Dean

43377. I also became close to nature, and am now able to appreciate the beauty with which this world is endowed. – James Dean

43378. I think the one thing this picture shows that’s new is the psychological disproportion of the kids’ demands on the parents. Parents are often at fault, but the kids have some work to do, too. – James Dean

43379. I want to be a Texan 24 hours a day. – James Dean

43380. If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man. – James Dean

43381. You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it. – Jimmy Dean

43382. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. – Jimmy Dean

43383. I made more money yesterday than I ever thought I’d make in an entire lifetime. But it’s like somebody’s going to take it all away from me and I’ll be back in Texas, installing them damned irrigation wells. I didn’t like that when I was sixteen. And I know I wouldn’t like it when I’m eighty. – Jimmy Dean

43384. I used to help my granddaddy make sausage. He would mix it up in a cleaned-out washtub with his hands, no gloves. Man, if we did anything like that today, they would jack the jail up and throw us under it. – Jimmy Dean

43385. I’ve seen so many people in this business that made a fortune. They get old and broke and can’t make any money. I tell you something… no one’s going to play a benefit for Jimmy Dean. – Jimmy Dean

43386. Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvelous coverings. Sex is the cherry on top. – Jimmy Dean

43387. Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. – Jimmy Dean

43388. A lot of things I am, and a lot of things I am not. But I think I’m about as good an American as there is. I love this country. It’s been very, very good to me. And it will be good to anybody if they are willing to give of themselves. – Jimmy Dean

43389. God is bigger than people think. – Jimmy Dean

43390. We are all encouraged that Bush appears, really for the first time in his experience on the stage of presidential politics, relaxed. His comfort is our comfort. – John Dean

43391. Bill Rehnquist makes Barry Goldwater look like a liberal. – John Dean

43392. I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was not removed the president himself would be killed by it. – John Dean

43393. The easy answer is that writing novels is a lot more fun than practicing law. – Jeffery Deaver

43394. It means working harder to do the research but I don’t really mind – I don’t think I have what it takes to chase criminals through back alleys and wade through blood at crime scenes. – Jeffery Deaver

43395. My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don’t populate them with characters that readers can care about. – Jeffery Deaver

43396. Of course, all writers draw upon their personal experiences in describing day-to-day life and human relationships, but I tend to keep my own experiences largely separate from my stories. – Jeffery Deaver

43397. Of course, I write crime stories, and I have to describe violence and the aftermath of violence. – Jeffery Deaver

43398. Readers are paramount. I live to write books for them. – Jeffery Deaver

43399. Rule one: Write about settings you’re familiar with. – Jeffery Deaver

43400. The best way to learn about writing is to study the work of other writers you admire. – Jeffery Deaver

43401. In suspense novels even subplots about relationships have to have conflict. – Jeffery Deaver

43402. The outline is 95 percent of the book. Then I sit down and write, and that’s the easy part. – Jeffery Deaver

43403. The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world. – Jeffery Deaver

43404. To answer that I have to describe what I think is my responsibility as a thriller writer: To give my readers the most exciting roller coaster ride of a suspense story I can possibly think of. – Jeffery Deaver

43405. You think publishing is tough but the music world is ten times tougher. – Jeffery Deaver

43406. When it comes time to write the book itself I’ll shut the lights out, picture the scene I’m about to write then close my eyes and go at it. Yes, I can touch type. – Jeffery Deaver

43407. Trying to write books with a subject matter or in a genre or style you’re not familiar with is the best way to find the Big Block looming. – Jeffery Deaver

43408. So I work hard to present the human side of my characters while not neglecting the plot. – Jeffery Deaver

43409. I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book. – Jeffery Deaver

43410. When you work alone, you need to socialize at some level. – Jeffery Deaver

43411. Certainly going back to Sherlock Holmes we have a tradition of forensic science featured in detective stories. – Jeffery Deaver

43412. For me a thriller is a very carefully structured story. – Jeffery Deaver

43413. Generally my typical books have lots of twists and turns a big surprise ending and then usually another surprise at the end and ideally, as in Garden of Beasts, we get to the very end and we find at the last few pages that there’s yet another surprise. – Jeffery Deaver

43414. Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they’re familiar with. – Jeffery Deaver

43415. I also try very hard to create characters – both heroes and villains – with psychological depth. – Jeffery Deaver

43416. In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures. – Jeffery Deaver

43417. I liked the challenge of writing in a very concise structure in which both meaning and form are important. – Jeffery Deaver

43418. But one does not make living writing poetry unless you’re a professor, and one frankly doesn’t get a lot of girls as a poet. – Jeffery Deaver

43419. I spend eight months outlining and researching the novel before I begin to write a single word of the prose. – Jeffery Deaver

43420. I was editor of my high school literary magazine and a reporter for the school newspaper. – Jeffery Deaver

43421. I write pretty much anywhere – on planes, in hotel rooms, anywhere in my house. – Jeffery Deaver

43422. I’ve always written, all my life, and when I was very young I developed an interest in poetry. – Jeffery Deaver

43423. I’ve often said that there’s no such thing as writer’s block; the problem is idea block. – Jeffery Deaver

43424. Ideally, I like to integrate the human issues into the suspense story itself. – Jeffery Deaver

43425. If you have a craftsman’s command of the language and basic writing techniques you’ll be able to write – as long as you know what you want to say. – Jeffery Deaver

43426. I like the way words go together and I like the gamesmanship of writing poetry. It is such a challenge. – Jeffery Deaver

43427. The next generation of women will enter a world in which they are perceived to have more opportunities for creating fulfilling lives than women have ever had before. – Elizabeth Debold

43428. Generation after generation of women have pledged to raise their daughters differently, only to find that their daughters grow up and fervently pledge the same thing. – Elizabeth Debold

43429. Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always. – Guy Debord

43430. Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author’s phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea. – Guy Debord

43431. In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation. – Guy Debord

43432. Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs. – Guy Debord

43433. There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter. – Guy Debord

43434. Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal. – Guy Debord

43435. Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit. – Guy Debord

43436. I had become interested in economics, an interest that was transformed into a lifetime dedication when I met with the mathematical theory of general economic equilibrium. – Gerard Debreu

43437. In the mid-’60s in Berkeley, the theory of measure spaces of economic agents became one of my main interests. – Gerard Debreu

43438. The Cowles Commission was the optimal environment for the type of research that I wanted to do. – Gerard Debreu

43439. The dark outside world of Paris under German occupation exerted a strong containing pressure. – Gerard Debreu

43440. When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong. – Eugene V. Debs

43441. It is better to vote for what you want and not get it than to vote for what you don’t want and get it. – Eugene V. Debs

43442. While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. – Eugene V. Debs

43443. I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world. – Eugene V. Debs

43444. Chicago is the product of modern capitalism, and, like other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation. – Eugene V. Debs

43445. Those who produce should have, but we know that those who produce the most – that is, those who work hardest, and at the most difficult and most menial tasks, have the least. – Eugene V. Debs

43446. The most heroic word in all languages is revolution. – Eugene V. Debs

43447. Music is the silence between the notes. – Claude Debussy

43448. Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art. – Claude Debussy

43449. There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little – the book of Nature. – Claude Debussy

43450. The century of airplanes has a right to its own music. – Claude Debussy

43451. The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen. – Claude Debussy

43452. People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception? – Claude Debussy

43453. Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes. – Claude Debussy

43454. Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light. – Claude Debussy

43455. In opera, there is always too much singing. – Claude Debussy

43456. Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory. – Claude Debussy

43457. Some people wish above all to conform to the rules, I wish only to render what I can hear. There is no theory. You have only to listen. Pleasure is the law. – Claude Debussy

43458. I wish to sing of my interior visions with the naive candour of a child. – Claude Debussy

43459. A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn. – Claude Debussy

43460. Art is the most beautiful of all lies. – Claude Debussy

43461. Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part. – Claude Debussy

43462. Extreme complication is contrary to art. – Claude Debussy

43463. First of all, ladies and gentlemen, you must forget that you are singers. – Claude Debussy

43464. How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling. – Claude Debussy

43465. I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it. – Claude Debussy

43466. After about twenty issues of Josie, they decided to pay me. – Dan DeCarlo

43467. That’s the problem today: Who is the creator? – Dan DeCarlo

43468. What made me want to go into doing comics was I was working as a laborer with my father, a gardener. – Dan DeCarlo

43469. There were eleven publishers in New York City, and when it was all over, I think it went down to four or five, and then finally just the three of them, the Big Three. – Dan DeCarlo

43470. Then he took me off Jeannie and he gave me Millie the Model. That was a big break for me. It wasn’t doing to well and somehow when I got on it became quite successful. – Dan DeCarlo

43471. When I found this opportunity to answer the ad, I got the job and I’ve been there ever since. – Dan DeCarlo

43472. Once publishers got interested in it, it was a year in developing, and it was launched, I think, in 1960. But Willie Lumpkin didn’t last long – it only last a little better than a year, maybe a year and a half. – Dan DeCarlo

43473. I started working with Timely in 1946. Stan Lee hired me. – Dan DeCarlo

43474. I designed all the characters, anyway, and Frank Doyle was doing all the writing. I didn’t have any more input on what direction they were going to go with Josie. – Dan DeCarlo

43475. Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn’t have had the characters that you have, you wouldn’t have the book that you have. – Dan DeCarlo

43476. The first book that they gave me was Jeannie, a young teenager. I went on with her maybe ten books. – Dan DeCarlo

43477. I brought samples in, because I didn’t have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That’s all I had, that’s all I brought. – Dan DeCarlo

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43478. Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book. – Dan DeCarlo

43479. Our country right or wrong. – Stephen Decatur

43480. I hate people who think it’s clever to take drugs… like custom officers. – Jack Dee

43481. One of my friends went on a murder weekend… now he is doing life for it. – Jack Dee

43482. The rain forest has Sting. Now Siberia has Jack Dee. Someone had to draw the short straw. In this case it was the rain forest. – Jack Dee

43483. Thats why my biggest problems were with LL and Run. – Kool Moe Dee

43484. We heard later through the grapevine that we were being compared to the Furious 5, and because of that we were getting feedback that they were saying that we werent all that, that we were copying them… blah blah blah. – Kool Moe Dee

43485. Some of the free lunch programs were still goin’ on – based on the last leg of the Black Panther Party. – Kool Moe Dee

43486. My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4, the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats. – Kool Moe Dee

43487. My perspective is a lil different ‘cus im from Manhattan . – Kool Moe Dee

43488. I can appreciate that on one side, but we have to remember that the system is designed corruptly, and works against us, so you cant convict those who can benefit from the system, because its not neccesarily their fault. – Kool Moe Dee

43489. I was always talking about what I could and would do, and you would always make rhymes about the competion even though we werent thinking about competition. – Kool Moe Dee

43490. I remember when it was just the three Emcees and then Flash put Mr Ness down. – Kool Moe Dee

43491. As far as Hip Hop Manhattan was after the Bronx. – Kool Moe Dee

43492. I didn’t know at the time that the energy that I was giving off was like a battle Emcee. – Kool Moe Dee

43493. In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day; its a whole different mentality from the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn’t know at the time – because you basically just know your neighborhood. – Kool Moe Dee

43494. God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear. – Ruby Dee

43495. The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity. – Ruby Dee

43496. The greatest gift is not being afraid to question. – Ruby Dee

43497. OK, boss, I don’t mind shuffling, but I won’t scratch my head. – Ruby Dee

43498. Me, I’m good at nothing but walking on the set with a pretty dress. – Sandra Dee

43499. I have the biggest hair in the world – and that’s official! – Cat Deeley

43500. You’ve got to have a sense of humour about sex. When you look at it, it’s all pretty ridiculous, isn’t it? – Cat Deeley

43501. Never work with kids or animals. – Cat Deeley

43502. A girl’s got to do what she’s got to do to make somebody pay her a compliment. If that means moaning ’til the cows come home, then so be it. – Cat Deeley

43503. My friend made me a leather dress for the MTV awards. It gives you confidence, wearing something you love. – Cat Deeley

43504. I’m in an on-off relationship at the moment. – Cat Deeley

43505. I wouldn’t say pop stars hit on me – that’s just stuff the papers make up. – Cat Deeley

43506. I don’t shop because I need something, I just shop for shopping’s sake. – Cat Deeley

43507. I don’t even own my own name on the internet – somebody else bought it. – Cat Deeley

43508. Everybody has a bad hair day, but us girls still like to be told we look nice even if we don’t feel like we do. – Cat Deeley

43509. As long as you smile, have sparkly eyes and stick your shoulders back, nobody’s going to notice your bum or your waist or your feet, for that matter. – Cat Deeley

43510. I hate last-minute shopping, it’s always unsuccessful. – Cat Deeley

43511. Being famous hasn’t changed my perception of myself – I’ve just grown up. – Cat Deeley

43512. It’s hard to think what should make your blood boil more – what happened to Billy Ray or what didn’t happen to those who abused him. It’s something we can’t ignore. – Morris Dees

43513. You do stand alone sometimes. But my mother stood by me through all this. – Morris Dees

43514. Without public pressure from caring people, our lawsuits will not be enough to stop this widespread abuse. – Morris Dees

43515. What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our world is precious and special. – Morris Dees

43516. The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world. – Morris Dees

43517. She was in a difficult position being the widow of a great American hero, a role that carried high expectations but she did a credible job of continuing Dr King’s dream especially in the face of a changing and often hostile American public. – Morris Dees

43518. Our supporters can send the message that it’s wrong for politically connected corporations to make millions while people doing an honest day’s work are being cheated out of an honest day’s pay. – Morris Dees

43519. A lot has happened since Dr. King left us. He probably wouldn’t recognize the landscape if he saw it, but I still believe he would still have the same spiritual faith and also faith in us as people – not only people in our nation, but people in the world. – Morris Dees

43520. Rarely in my 45 years as a civil rights lawyer have I been so angry about an injustice as I am about what happened to Billy Ray Johnson. – Morris Dees

43521. Prince decided to move from Minneapolis to Toronto. Jimmy Jam told me that they were living there now. – Rick Dees

43522. The first time I met Michael, we saw each other on a TV show. – Rick Dees

43523. The lake at Neverland is right in the very front, and you just want to dive in. – Rick Dees

43524. The University of North Carolina provided me with every tool necessary to rise to the top of my profession. – Rick Dees

43525. I had a jeep made up for Michael, and he would take it on tour, and he would hide behind it, like a curtain. – Rick Dees

43526. I don’t know if people understand that there are different ways to raise money for great causes. – Rick Dees

43527. And remember don’t high post when you’re far from home, and high posting when you’re all alone. – Mos Def

43528. Focused. I’m a hustler. And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways to do what I like without having to do much else. – Mos Def

43529. There is a lot of lip service paid in this Congress and downtown at the White House about family values and small business. Who better represents family values and small business than the fishermen and women on the Oregon and California coast. – Peter DeFazio

43530. Saddam Hussein was a brutal tyrant. I am glad he is now on trial for crimes against humanity. But, opposition to a dictator is not the measure I use when deciding whether to send our men and women in uniform off to war and possible death. – Peter DeFazio

43531. Of the 55 refineries closed in America in the last 10 years, they were all closed for economic reasons, mostly oil company mergers. Not a single one was closed for environmental purposes or objections. – Peter DeFazio

43532. Nor should the U.S. military be forced to remain in Iraq essentially as an army for one side of a civil war. – Peter DeFazio

43533. It was Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda who attacked the U.S. on September 11, 2001, not Saddam Hussein and Iraq. – Peter DeFazio

43534. Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq. – Peter DeFazio

43535. In crude oil trading, we have seen a 46 percent increase over 1 year in the margins there. – Peter DeFazio

43536. The U.S. cannot force Sunnis, Shias, and Kurds to make peace or to act for the common good. They have been in conflict for 1,400 years. – Peter DeFazio

43537. There is no free market in oil. – Peter DeFazio

43538. In recent years, breweries and brew pubs have flourished across the Nation. And, as the Representative from Oregon’s fourth district, I have enjoyed seeing the diversity that craft brewery has fueled across the Nation. – Peter DeFazio

43539. The U.S. must renounce any U.S. interest in constructing permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq. – Peter DeFazio

43540. To the contrary, I believe the U.S. military has already done all that has been asked of them. Saddam Hussein is on trial. The threat from alleged weapons of mass destruction programs in Iraq has been neutralized. – Peter DeFazio

43541. The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated. – Peter DeFazio

43542. In addition to a timeline, I have proposed that U.S. troops be removed from front line combat positions in Iraqi cities and towns, turning over daily security patrols, interactions with citizens, and any offensive security actions to the Iraqis themselves. – Peter DeFazio

43543. First off, the crude oil market, unlike every other commodity in America, is virtually unregulated. – Peter DeFazio

43544. Even the majority of the Sunnis have grown tired of foreign terrorists operating in Iraq. – Peter DeFazio

43545. Essentially, when we run a deficit, we are borrowing money to buy things that are made overseas. – Peter DeFazio

43546. But they are not going to take on Big Oil because Big Oil is very generous at campaign time, and this is all about the elections. They want to pretend that they are doing something meaningful. – Peter DeFazio

43547. About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it. – Peter DeFazio

43548. A timeline for bringing U.S. troops home that is negotiated with the Iraqi government would also boost the Iraqi government’s legitimacy and claim to self-rule, and force the Iraqi government to take responsibility for itself and its citizens. – Peter DeFazio

43549. The U.S. cannot impose freedom, security, and unity in Iraq by force. – Peter DeFazio

43550. Similarly, establishing a firm timeline for bringing our troops home could accelerate the development of Iraqi security forces and deepen their commitment to defending their own country and their own government. – Peter DeFazio

43551. It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions. – Daniel Defoe

43552. All men would be tyrants if they could. – Daniel Defoe

43553. All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have. – Daniel Defoe

43554. An Englishman will fairly drink as much As will maintain two families of Dutch. – Daniel Defoe

43555. As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is the worst of all snares. – Daniel Defoe

43556. He that is rich is wise. – Daniel Defoe

43557. In trouble to be troubled, Is to have your trouble doubled. – Daniel Defoe

43558. Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes. – Daniel Defoe

43559. Nature has left this tincture in the blood, That all men would be tyrants if they could. – Daniel Defoe

43560. Necessity makes an honest man a knave. – Daniel Defoe

43561. The best of men cannot suspend their fate: The good die early, and the bad die late. – Daniel Defoe

43562. ‘Tis no sin to cheat the devil. – Daniel Defoe

43563. Vice came in always at the door of necessity, not at the door of inclination. – Daniel Defoe

43564. The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear. – Daniel Defoe

43565. I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world, considering us as a civilized and a Christian country, that we deny the advantages of learning to women. – Daniel Defoe

43566. Pride the first peer and president of hell. – Daniel Defoe

43567. You can tell all you need to about a society from how it treats animals and beaches. – Frank Deford

43568. She glances at the photo, and the pilot light of memory flickers in her eyes. – Frank Deford

43569. What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it’s charming. – Edgar Degas

43570. It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one’s memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory. – Edgar Degas

43571. No art is less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters. – Edgar Degas

43572. One must do the same subject over again ten times, a hundred times. In art nothing must resemble an accident, not even movement. – Edgar Degas

43573. Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things. – Edgar Degas

43574. Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do. – Edgar Degas

43575. Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty. – Edgar Degas

43576. Art is vice. You don’t marry it legitimately, you rape it. – Edgar Degas

43577. Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. – Edgar Degas

43578. In painting you must give the idea of the true by means of the false. – Edgar Degas

43579. But seriously, I think overall in the scheme of things winning an Emmy is not important. Let’s get our priorities straight. I think we all know what’s really important in life – winning an Oscar. – Ellen DeGeneres

43580. Just go up to somebody on the street and say “You’re it!” and then run away. – Ellen DeGeneres

43581. Yeah I’m thirty-six, but on the show I’m thirty-two. Nobody wants to watch a thirty-six year old woman, so they decided to make me thirty-two. Much more appealing somehow. – Ellen DeGeneres

43582. Sometimes you can’t see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others. – Ellen DeGeneres

43583. People always ask me, ‘Were you funny as a child?’ Well, no, I was an accountant. – Ellen DeGeneres

43584. My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is. – Ellen DeGeneres

43585. In the beginning there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better. – Ellen DeGeneres

43586. I’m on the patch right now. Where it releases small dosages of approval until I no longer crave it, and then I’m gonna rip it off. – Ellen DeGeneres

43587. I was raised around heterosexuals, as all heterosexuals are, that’s where us gay people come from… you heterosexuals. – Ellen DeGeneres

43588. I was coming home from kindergarten – well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It’s good for a kid to know how to make gloves. – Ellen DeGeneres

43589. You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 today and we don’t know where the hell she is. – Ellen DeGeneres

43590. I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her. – Ellen DeGeneres

43591. I think they should have a Barbie with a buzz cut. – Ellen DeGeneres

43592. Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log. – Ellen DeGeneres

43593. I don’t want to be anything other than what I’ve been trying to be lately. – Gavin DeGraw

43594. I may never get my own action figure, but at least I think what I’m doing is really legitimate musically. – Gavin DeGraw

43595. I love to play music. – Gavin DeGraw

43596. I live in a bus and go from place to place and sometimes feel very detached from what’s going on. – Gavin DeGraw

43597. I was introduced to country music around a campfire on a farm. – Gavin DeGraw

43598. I like to do the splits onstage. – Gavin DeGraw

43599. I happen to be a guy who also plays the piano and sings, so people automatically associate me with Billy Joel. – Gavin DeGraw

43600. I’m like a junkie for writing. – Gavin DeGraw

43601. I guess I’m happy that I’m getting the attention. Otherwise, I’d just be playing in a local bar in front of my family members, and I’m sure they’d get sick of that in no time. – Gavin DeGraw

43602. So yeah, I play the piano for most of the show, but I like rock and roll. – Gavin DeGraw

43603. I think listening to real classic soul material made me learn how to feel music that’s sung. – Gavin DeGraw

43604. So when you start touring, women are definitely going to check you out first. – Gavin DeGraw

43605. I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically. – Gavin DeGraw

43606. I don’t take my clothes off in my videos. – Gavin DeGraw

43607. I don’t really take a step back too often to see what’s going on. – Gavin DeGraw

43608. I could tell it was a popular move as a writer to walk down the bass lines while you were writing a song. – Gavin DeGraw

43609. I can do a gig without an instrument. – Gavin DeGraw

43610. So if I was dating somebody now and the relationship didn’t work out, I’d take that as failing. – Gavin DeGraw

43611. So I try not to have any actual expectations for myself for any level of success or failure. – Gavin DeGraw

43612. Playing in front of people is a lot different from playing in your room. – Gavin DeGraw

43613. My dad didn’t want me to play guitar. He played piano, so I chose that. And I ended up loving it. – Gavin DeGraw

43614. It’s not my goal to be a famous actor. – Gavin DeGraw

43615. I’m very competitive, and my ego couldn’t handle that lack of success. – Gavin DeGraw

43616. I don’t want to see Superman replaced with Superboy. – Gavin DeGraw

43617. The early Billy Joel stuff I fell in love with, like Glass Houses, is a real rock record. – Gavin DeGraw

43618. There’s always some amount of gradual, slow burning destruction over the course of partying. – Gavin DeGraw

43619. But I’ve never considered myself any kind of heartthrob. It sounds painful. – Gavin DeGraw

43620. We have a George Foreman grill on the bus. – Gavin DeGraw

43621. When I was a kid I got busted for throwing a rock through a car window and egging a house on halloween. – Gavin DeGraw

43622. When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents, to sort of remind myself of him. A homage. He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands. – Gavin DeGraw

43623. When people put that sort of pressure on you, you’re worried that people won’t want to receive you. – Gavin DeGraw

43624. Women are the first to jump on what is fashionable. – Gavin DeGraw

43625. You can be a singer, and you can be a guitar player, but putting them together is another animal. – Gavin DeGraw

43626. I miss that sensation of a small achievement feeling like a really big deal. – Gavin DeGraw

43627. I store away my experiences and don’t feel really happy until I’ve found a way to write about them. – Len Deighton

43628. Writers are frequently asked why they wrote their first book. A more interesting answer might come from asking them why they wrote their second one. – Len Deighton

43629. In Mexico an air conditioner is called a politician because it makes a lot of noise but doesn’t work very well. – Len Deighton

43630. I think the reason working-class people don’t write books is because they are encouraged to believe that only certain people are permitted to write books. – Len Deighton

43631. Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it. Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer. – Len Deighton

43632. I like to write songs about what’s happening, what I see around me and what I hear. Everyday life. Someone may be talking to me and I may take it from that. – Desmond Dekker

43633. I don’t write about the same thing every time, everyday, different things are happening out there and if you take the time to look around, you can see that, then you can put it all together and tell the story. – Desmond Dekker

43634. Things will get better if you just hold out long enough. – Desmond Dekker

43635. Then my mother was taken ill and died and my father took me to St. Mary’s. – Desmond Dekker

43636. The Four Aces asked me if I’d like to sing with them as they didn’t really have a lead singer. – Desmond Dekker

43637. Sometimes I’d hear things on other people’s records and I say I wanted it on my records, but Leslie Kong said, no, it wasn’t right and that it wasn’t my style. – Desmond Dekker

43638. So, after school, I needed to learn a trade and started to work as a tailor. – Desmond Dekker

43639. Recently, I’ve been working on anew album of material, which should be out in the new Millennium. I’m not sure which song will be put out as a single, but I’m still hoping to get another record in the charts. – Desmond Dekker

43640. I was born in St. Andrew’s and raised in Kingston then I attended the Alpha Boy’s school. – Desmond Dekker

43641. This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate. – Thomas Dekker

43642. Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. – Thomas Dekker

43643. A mask of gold hides all deformities. – Thomas Dekker

43644. Age is like love, it cannot be hid. – Thomas Dekker

43645. Arguments, like children, should be like the subject that begets them. – Thomas Dekker

43646. Cast away care, he that loves sorrow Lengthens not a day, nor can buy tomorrow; Money is trash, and he that will spend it, Let him drink merrily, fortune will send it. – Thomas Dekker

43647. Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise. – Thomas Dekker

43648. We are ne’er like angels till our passion dies. – Thomas Dekker

43649. O what a heaven is love! O what a hell! – Thomas Dekker

43650. What a heaven is love! O what a hell! – Thomas Dekker

43651. Surely man was not created to be an idle fellow; he was not set in this universal orchard to stand still as a tree. – Thomas Dekker

43652. The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives. – Thomas Dekker

43653. This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom’s school. – Thomas Dekker

43654. This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle; wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it. – Thomas Dekker

43655. Were there no women, men might live like gods. – Thomas Dekker

43656. Honest labor bears a lovely face. – Thomas Dekker

43657. Nature is a dictionary; one draws words from it. – Eugene Delacroix

43658. A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long. – Eugene Delacroix

43659. Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life. – Eugene Delacroix

43660. Do not be troubled for a language, cultivate your soul and she will show herself. – Eugene Delacroix

43661. If one considered life as a simple loan, one would perhaps be less exacting. We possess actually nothing; everything goes through us. – Eugene Delacroix

43662. Talent does whatever it wants to do. Genius does only what it can. – Eugene Delacroix

43663. What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough. – Eugene Delacroix

43664. The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing. – Eugene Delacroix

43665. It’s hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving the financial integrity of Social Security. – Bill Delahunt

43666. Governors of both political parties face a stark choice between unpopular tax increases and drastic cuts in Medicaid, education, public safety and other essential services. – Bill Delahunt

43667. The national debate on Social Security has been cheapened by demagoguery on all sides. – Bill Delahunt

43668. This is a chance for me to listen and learn. There’s no more important and rewarding part of my job. – Bill Delahunt

43669. Uncollected sales taxes on Internet purchases cost the states more than $16 billion in 2001. – Bill Delahunt

43670. What passes for real debate in Washington often seems more like an echo chamber, with politicians talking at politicians. – Bill Delahunt

43671. Brick and mortar businesses – and the communities that depend on them – cannot continue to bear an unfair sales tax burden from which their on-line competitors are effectively exempt. – Bill Delahunt

43672. A pint can’t hold a quart – if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it. – Margaret Deland

43673. Conscience that isn’t hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing. – Margaret Deland

43674. Convictions do not imply reasons. – Margaret Deland

43675. Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It’s a spiritual dissipation. – Margaret Deland

43676. Women have to air it out, hold on to it, work on it. – Kim Delaney

43677. Women never have young minds. They were born three thousand years old. – Shelagh Delaney

43678. I’ve been dating younger men since my 20s, When I was 29, I dated someone 21… younger men are just more fun. I like their energy. I’ve always been kind of young for my age. – Dana Delany

43679. I think I would make a good spy. I can sort of be a chameleon. People don’t notice me very easily. I never get recognized. – Dana Delany

43680. I love being on stage or in front of the camera. My work brings me a lot of joy. It helps me figure out who I am. I’m really lucky that I get to make a living at acting. – Dana Delany

43681. We all know that television is better for women as they get into their 40s. You could be more three-dimensional, not just the wife or the mother. – Dana Delany

43682. Television is more of a business. You can’t take as many risks, because there’s so many channels now, and the advertising’s dropping. – Dana Delany

43683. If you put Willem Dafoe, Liam Neeson and James Woods in a room together, there wouldn’t be room for anyone else. – Dana Delany

43684. I’ve reached a place with my work where I’m ready to concentrate more on life. – Dana Delany

43685. I’m the worst rider. I’m a terrible rider. Me and horses are not a good mix. For some reason, people are always trying to get me on a horse in a movie. – Dana Delany

43686. In Europe the parents are included as with children. All three generations are together. I’m thinking of Italy. You go out on a Sunday afternoon and the whole family is there. – Dana Delany

43687. I have faith in my imperfections! – Dana Delany

43688. I like people who are still actively creating in their life, who aren’t set, I don’t feel like I’m set. And I don’t have any baggage, for better or worse. I don’t have any plants or pets or kids. I can lock the door and go. I need to be with somebody for whom that’s okay. – Dana Delany

43689. Every people should be originators of their own destiny. – Martin Delany

43690. If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr. – Martin Delany

43691. I never let prejudice stop me from what I wanted to do in this life. – Sarah Louise Delany

43692. In our dreams we are always young. – Sarah Louise Delany

43693. Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet. – Sarah Louise Delany

43694. What do you mean you don’t believe in homosexuality? It’s not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn’t necessary. – Lea DeLaria

43695. A woman will allow herself to be clouded by her emotions. Her reasonable thought becomes completely unreasonable over the most ridiculous thing. It’s a girl thing. – Lea DeLaria

43696. As a standup, I try to change the world. As an entertainer, I try to entertain. And as a lesbian, I try to pick up the prettiest girl in the room. – Lea DeLaria

43697. I can’t discriminate? Oh, that’s ripe, coming from a straight white man. What’s the matter, baby doesn’t feel like he belongs? Well why don’t you try a place that was set up just for you? Like the world! – Lea DeLaria

43698. I tend to like very bitchy women. I find myself most attracted to smart, sarcastic, bitchy women. – Lea DeLaria

43699. It’s a cosmic joke that I’m a lesbian, because I understand men so well but women are a complete mystery to me. – Lea DeLaria

43700. Straight girls like me. They flirt with me to get whatever they want. Of course it works. – Lea DeLaria

43701. No one has the responsibility to be out to anyone but himself or herself. I made my choice a million years ago. – Lea DeLaria

43702. Seeing is in itself a movement. – Robert Delaunay

43703. The idea of the vital movement of the world and its movement is simultaneity. – Robert Delaunay

43704. Vision is the true creative rhythm. – Robert Delaunay

43705. This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art. – Robert Delaunay

43706. The eye is the most refined of our senses, the one which communicates most directly with our mind, our consciousness. – Robert Delaunay

43707. The auditory perception is not sufficient for our knowledge of the world; it does not have vastness. – Robert Delaunay

43708. Simultaneity in light is harmony, the rhythm of colors which creates the Vision of Man. – Robert Delaunay

43709. This synchronous action then will be the Subject, which is the representative harmony. – Robert Delaunay

43710. Painting is by nature a luminous language. – Robert Delaunay

43711. It is this research into pure painting that is the problem at the present moment. I do not know any painters in Paris who are really searching for this ideal world. – Robert Delaunay

43712. Our understanding is correlative to our perception. – Robert Delaunay

43713. I say it is indispensable to look ahead of and behind oneself in the present. If there is such a thing as tradition, and I believe there is, it can only exist in the sense of the most profound movements of culture. – Robert Delaunay

43714. Nature engenders the science of painting. – Robert Delaunay

43715. Light comes to us by the sensibility. Without visual sensibility there is no light, no movement. – Robert Delaunay

43716. On the other hand, the artist has much to do in the realm of color construction, which is so little explored and so obscure, and hardly dates back any farther than to the beginning of Impressionism. – Robert Delaunay

43717. In this movement of colors I find the essence, which does not arise from a system, or an a priori theory. – Robert Delaunay

43718. Impressionism; it is the birth of Light in painting. – Robert Delaunay

43719. If Art relates itself to an Object, it becomes descriptive, divisionist, literary. – Robert Delaunay

43720. Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint. – Robert Delaunay

43721. But what is of great importance to me is observation of the movement of colors. – Robert Delaunay

43722. Direct observation of the luminous essence of nature is for me indispensable. – Robert Delaunay

43723. First of all, I always see the sun! The way I want to identify myself and others is with halos here and there halos, movements of color. And that, I believe, is rhythm. – Robert Delaunay

43724. I am very much afraid of definitions, and yet one is almost forced to make them. One must take care, too, not to be inhibited by them. – Robert Delaunay

43725. Light in Nature creates the movement of colors. – Robert Delaunay

43726. Those most likely to be raped or sexually assaulted are young women between the ages of 16 and 24, women with their whole lives ahead of them. This one act of violence will alter their lives forever. – Rosa DeLauro

43727. Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, brain and spinal cord disorders, diabetes, cancer, at least 58 diseases could potentially be cured through stem cell research, diseases that touch every family in America and in the world. – Rosa DeLauro

43728. Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter of fairness and with women now providing a significant share of their family’s income, it is a family issue. – Rosa DeLauro

43729. Expanding eligibility of family planning services to low-income women will maximize cost-savings to both federal and state governments, reduce the disparities in access to family planning services for low-income women, and decrease the incidence of abortion in the U.S. – Rosa DeLauro

43730. I believe that the issue of mental health services for our troops deploying or returning from combat is one that demands the attention of this body, if only for a few minutes today. – Rosa DeLauro

43731. President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts. – Rosa DeLauro

43732. The best proof of the high quality of American beef is the continued negative BSE findings supported by the highest surveillance possible. The administration should be working to increase our surveillance of BSE, not scaling it back. – Rosa DeLauro

43733. The Bush administration and Congressional Republicans have failed to bring up comprehensive energy reform or any piece of legislation for that matter that would lower gas prices, opting instead to give massive subsidies to the oil and gas industry. – Rosa DeLauro

43734. The moral issue here is whether the United States Congress is going to stand in the way of science and preclude scientists from doing lifesaving research. – Rosa DeLauro

43735. 1 month ago the American people stopped to remember the third anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. We thought first and foremost of the selflessness, patriotism and heroism by our troops, our National Guard and Reserves. – Rosa DeLauro

43736. The Texas Energy Office’s Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers’ energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects. – Rosa DeLauro

43737. The State Energy Program, it provides grants to States and directs funding to State energy offices. The States use these grants to address their energy priorities, program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies. – Rosa DeLauro

43738. In short, it is the position of the people of the United States, as expressed by their representatives in Congress, that Israel’s fight is our fight. And so shall it be until the last terrorist on earth is in a cell or a cemetery. – Tom DeLay

43739. A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability. – Tom DeLay

43740. I am not a federal employee. I am a constitutional officer. My job is the Constitution of the United States, I am not a government employee. I am in the Constitution. – Tom DeLay

43741. I am the Federal Government. – Tom DeLay

43742. I don’t believe there is a separation of church and state. I think the Constitution is very clear. The only separation is that there will not be a government church. – Tom DeLay

43743. My friends, there is no Palestinian-Israeli conflict. There is only the global war on terrorism. – Tom DeLay

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43744. Nothing’s worse than a woman know-it-all. – Tom DeLay

43745. The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills. – Tom DeLay

43746. You know, the Democrats want to balance the budget by raising spending and raising taxes. The Soviet Union had a balanced budget. – Tom DeLay

43747. Nothing is more important in the face of a war than cutting taxes. – Tom DeLay

43748. Any living cell carries with it the experience of a billion years of experimentation by its ancestors. – Max Delbruck

43749. We later moved to Rome, where I am presently living. – Grazia Deledda

43750. I have also written some poems which have not been collected in a volume. – Grazia Deledda

43751. After this, I took private lessons in Italian from an elementary school teacher. He gave me themes to write about, and some of them turned out so well that he told me to publish them in a newspaper. – Grazia Deledda

43752. According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time. – Grazia Deledda

43753. The philosopher creates, he doesn’t reflect. – Gilles Deleuze

43754. They are vestals who do not have anything has to keep. – Leo Delibes

43755. Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends. – Jacques Delille

43756. Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends. – Jacques Delille

43757. A Catholic is raised with the idea that he will die any minute now and if he doesn’t live his life in a certain way, this death is an introduction to an eternity of pain. – Don DeLillo

43758. I embarked on my life – I didn’t do anything. I don’t have an explanation. – Don DeLillo

43759. Hardship makes the world obscure. – Don DeLillo

43760. For me, writing is a concentrated form of thinking. – Don DeLillo

43761. Every sentence has a truth waiting at the end of it and the writer learns how to know it when he finally gets there. – Don DeLillo

43762. Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom. – Don DeLillo

43763. America was and is the immigrant’s dream. – Don DeLillo

43764. American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous. – Don DeLillo

43765. It’s no accident that my first novel was called Americana. This was a private declaration of independence, a statement of my intention to use the whole picture, the whole culture. – Don DeLillo

43766. In a repressive society, a writer can be deeply influential, but in a society that’s filled with glut and repetition and endless consumption, the act of terror may be the only meaningful act. – Don DeLillo

43767. Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow afflicted. – Don DeLillo

43768. The modern meaning of life’s end-when does it end? How does it end? How should it end? What is the value of life? How do we measure it? – Don DeLillo

43769. The language of my books has shaped me as a man. – Don DeLillo

43770. The future belongs to crowds. – Don DeLillo

43771. Silence, exile, cunning and so on… it’s my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work. – Don DeLillo

43772. Rushdie is a hostage. – Don DeLillo

43773. People will always make comparisons. – Don DeLillo

43774. People who are powerless make an open theater of violence. – Don DeLillo

43775. People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power. – Don DeLillo

43776. One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it’s the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language. – Don DeLillo

43777. Never underestimate the power of the State to act out its own massive fantasies. – Don DeLillo

43778. May the days be aimless. Do not advance action according to a plan. – Don DeLillo

43779. There’s a connection between the advances that are made in technology and the sense of primitive fear people develop in response to it. – Don DeLillo

43780. In the face of technology, everything becomes a little atavistic. – Don DeLillo

43781. There’s a moral force in a sentence when it comes out right. It speaks the writer’s will to live. – Don DeLillo

43782. If I were a writer, how I would enjoy being told the novel is dead. How liberating to work in the margins, outside a central perception. You are the ghoul of literature. Lovely. – Don DeLillo

43783. I’ve come to think of Europe as a hardcover book, America as the paperback version. – Don DeLillo

43784. I’ve always seen myself in sentences. I begin to recognize myself, word by word, as I work through a sentence. – Don DeLillo

43785. I’ve always liked being relatively obscure. I feel that’s where I belong, that’s where my work belongs. – Don DeLillo

43786. I watch movies occasionally, and I watch documentaries. Virtually nothing else. – Don DeLillo

43787. I think there is a sense of last things in my work that probably comes from a Catholic childhood. – Don DeLillo

43788. I think more than writers, the major influences on me have been European movies, jazz, and Abstract Expressionism. – Don DeLillo

43789. I think a playwright realizes after he finishes working on the script that this is only the beginning. What will happen when it moves into three dimensions? – Don DeLillo

43790. I slept for four years. I didn’t study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts. – Don DeLillo

43791. I saw a photograph of a wedding conducted by Reverend Moon of the Unification Church. I wanted to understand this event, and the only way to understand it was to write about it. – Don DeLillo

43792. I quit my job just to quit. I didn’t quit my job to write fiction. I just didn’t want to work anymore. – Don DeLillo

43793. I like the construction of sentences and the juxtaposition of words-not just how they sound or what they mean, but even what they look like. – Don DeLillo

43794. I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language. – Don DeLillo

43795. It occured to me that eating is the only form of professionalism most people ever attain. – Don DeLillo

43796. There’s always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down. – Don DeLillo

43797. There’s never a dearth of reasons to shoot at the President. – Don Delillo

43798. True terror is a language and a vision. There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts, and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways that writers used to aspire to. – Don DeLillo

43799. When you try to unravel something you’ve written, you belittle it in a way. It was created as a mystery. – Don DeLillo

43800. Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That’s why so many of them are in jail. – Don DeLillo

43801. The writer is the person who stands outside society, independent of affiliation and independent of influence. – Don DeLillo

43802. I feel like my music is just an extension of my acting. I treat the songs like scenes that tell a story… it’s very similar. My favorite thing is when cartoon fans show up to my live gigs! They are always the most kick-butt audience members ’cause they’re not trying to act all cool like a lot of the music fans do! It’s refreshing!! – Grey DeLisle

43803. I hardly ever watch my own work. I just end up picking myself apart! I can’t even stand to hear myself on voicemail. the sound of my own voice is like nails on a chalkboard. The same goes for my records. – Grey DeLisle

43804. I was always talking in weird voices from the time I was two. I guess I just found a way to keep doing it! I did get a degree in theater and took some voice-over classes… but most of it is just the same stuff I was doing as a kid! – Grey DeLisle

43805. Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land… the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt! – Grey DeLisle

43806. Somehow, it seems that the sadder a song is, the happier I feel. The release of emotions that many would label as “negative” is actually a liberating process for me. – Grey DeLisle

43807. There is only one real happiness in life, and that is the happiness of creating. – Frederick Delius

43808. Music is an outburst of the soul. – Frederick Delius

43809. Twenty years and $40 billion. They seem like good round numbers. – Michael Dell

43810. There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don’t like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don’t spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities. – Michael Dell

43811. The interesting thing is when we design and architect a server, we don’t design it for Windows or Linux, we design it for both. We don’t really care, as long as we’re selling the one the customer wants. – Michael Dell

43812. It’s through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we’ve always mapped our path at Dell. There’s always an opportunity to make a difference. – Michael Dell

43813. Our business is about technology, yes. But it’s also about operations and customer relationships. – Michael Dell

43814. Failure is not a crime. The crime is not trying. – Ron Dellums

43815. If you’re going to use the public resources, you need the public benefit. – Ron Dellums

43816. If the truth be known, we are on the verge of losing an entire generation of our young people, killing and dying in the streets of America. – Ron Dellums

43817. If Ron Dellums running for mayor gives you hope, then let’s get on with it. – Ron Dellums

43818. I want balance in my life. – Ron Dellums

43819. You believe in God, then you don’t believe anymore and when you have a big problem, you pray anyway. – Alain Delon

43820. I do very well three things: my job, stupidities and children. – Alain Delon

43821. I knew everything and received everything. But real happiness, is giving. – Alain Delon

43822. In love, we have to dare everything if we really love. – Alain Delon

43823. It’s inevitable that the company come back. – John DeLorean

43824. Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent. – Vine Deloria, Jr.

43825. When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, “Ours.” – Vine Deloria, Jr.

43826. I would not be opposed to devising a new system of pensions, in which one part was based on collective provision, but which also gave incentives for people to take out an additional, personal plan. – Jacques Delors

43827. Fundamentally, American society is composed of individuals who don’t go out of their way to do each other favours. – Jacques Delors

43828. Therefore one should speak at the same time of national citizenship and wider European citizenship. – Jacques Delors

43829. This desire for equity must not lead to an excess of welfare, where nobody is responsible for anything. – Jacques Delors

43830. This weakening is worsened by the widening distance between the governed and their governments. – Jacques Delors

43831. We have to struggle against the conservatives from all sides, not only the right-wingers, but also the left-wing conservatives who don’t want to change anything. – Jacques Delors

43832. Yes, the European model remains superior to that of America and Japan. – Jacques Delors

43833. The problem with a purely collective system is not only that it requires economic growth, and the right sort of demographic trends, but that it prevents people thinking about their futures in a responsible way. – Jacques Delors

43834. Any union that can’t accept workers choosing their own representatives through universal franchise is finished. – Jacques Delors

43835. Cinema explains American society. It’s like a Western, with good guys and bad guys, where the weak don’t have a place. – Jacques Delors

43836. Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment contracts have less protection than in the past. – Jacques Delors

43837. The unions may continue to decline, but if they do, it’ll be their fault. – Jacques Delors

43838. My presidential victory, if it had happened, would have been artificial in relation to the Socialist party. It may be that on my deathbed, I will come to regret my decision, but for the moment, I live at peace with it. – Jacques Delors

43839. The unions still have a job to do, representing their members’ interests to governments and parliaments. And I think collective agreements still have a role, alongside markets and laws. – Jacques Delors

43840. I cannot resign myself to the decline of Europe, and of France. – Jacques Delors

43841. I had to think whether, after 50 years of hard slog, I was still lucid and fresh enough for the job. – Jacques Delors

43842. If you don’t have collective agreements between unions and employers, governments have to legislate more. – Jacques Delors

43843. My problem is how to find the best way of being useful. – Jacques Delors

43844. The countries that share this conception should be able to go further together, without excluding the others, since they can still live in a greater community of exchange and co-operation. – Jacques Delors

43845. The driving force behind the liberal counter-offensive in Europe has been a reaction against irresponsibility. – Jacques Delors

43846. The European model is in danger if we obliterate the principle of personal responsibility. – Jacques Delors

43847. The European model is, first, a social and economic system founded on the role of the market, for no computer in the world can process information better than the market. – Jacques Delors

43848. The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that’s not equity, it’s just creating a society where you can’t ask anything of people. – Jacques Delors

43849. For me, socialism has always been about liberty and solidarity, but also about responsibility. – Jacques Delors

43850. These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the individual, with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls. – Jacques Delors

43851. I think Stevie Wonder could sing the phone book and manage to make me cry. – Brad Delp

43852. I don’t want to go to the Bahamas on holiday. I hate islands. I want to go to Brittany, where it’s cold and raining, and there’s nothing fancy about it. – Julie Delpy

43853. I love acting and I still want to do it, but I’ve such an instinct for directing, it’s something that comes naturally to me. It’s why I’m here on this planet. – Julie Delpy

43854. I was six years old when I saw my first Godard movie, eight when I first experienced Bergman. I wanted to be a director when I was fourteen. – Julie Delpy

43855. I’m an adaptable nomad. I love Paris, I’ve been living in Los Angeles and New York since 1990. I love London, too. My roots are inside of me. – Julie Delpy

43856. If Woody Allen called me, I’d be there straight away. Who wouldn’t? Truly. – Julie Delpy

43857. Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won’t do that. – Julie Delpy

43858. The biggest misconception about us is that we’re just a rock band. We think our music is a cross-section of many genres; a hybrid of what the six of us have grown up on. – Brad Delson

43859. People think when you get a record deal all your problems will go away. We know that the bigger we get, the more problems we’ll have. I guess Puff Daddy was somewhat – what’s the word? – prophetic in that respect. – Brad Delson

43860. When I was 14 years old, I decided I could cook. It was either that or puberty. – Dom DeLuise

43861. Dolly Parton… I love being around that woman! I worked really hard to keep up with her. – Dom DeLuise

43862. I have a cooking show that’s coming on that I did in Albany. It will be on The Cooking Channel. – Dom DeLuise

43863. I think I was immediately fed, so food became a very important part of my life. – Dom DeLuise

43864. I was at dinner with Gene Wilder and imitated Ethel Barrymore for everyone. – Dom DeLuise

43865. I’d rather be at home with 12 people around the table. – Dom DeLuise

43866. I’ve had some wonderful times at the White House. I’ve been with Ford, Carter, Reagan, Clinton and Bush. – Dom DeLuise

43867. Mel is nuts. He puts on a suit and a tie and acts like a normal person so people think he’s okay. He’s definitely out in left field. He’s got the ambition of a boy. – Dom DeLuise

43868. Mr. Brooks and I have been friends forever. He is in seventh heaven with his new success on Broadway. – Dom DeLuise

43869. My mother had lots and lots of children who didn’t survive. – Dom DeLuise

43870. Once at the White House I was asked to conduct the Drum and Bugle Corp. The man just handed me the baton and I finished the song. It was great. I got to keep the baton. – Dom DeLuise

43871. Sometimes I get a little manic and you can’t stop me. I’m all over the place. I have fun. – Dom DeLuise

43872. The joys of my life are my granddaughters. They are beautiful. You don’t have to believe me. You can ask my wife. She’ll tell you. – Dom DeLuise

43873. Every couple of seconds out here they’re honoring somebody. You’ve got to get dressed, go in and sit down. Invariably somebody makes a speech. – Dom DeLuise

43874. There were five writers on Blazing Saddles. – Dom DeLuise

43875. I have always wanted my colours to sing. – Paul Delvaux

43876. The bases for historical knowledge are not empirical facts but written texts, even if these texts masquerade in the guise of wars or revolutions. – Paul Deman

43877. Turn off the TV and start digging around for information that’s not from a corporation trying to make money. – Iris DeMent

43878. Writing, overall, has never been what I’d call fun. It’s fulfilling. It doesn’t come real easy for me. – Iris DeMent

43879. Most of the music you hear on the radio today is developed for making money. It doesn’t feel true or honest. You can feel it in the music. – Iris DeMent

43880. Some guy refuses to fight and we call that the sin, but he’s standing up for what he believes in and that seems pretty damned American to me. – Iris Dement

43881. Maybe I spent more time dwelling on emotions than some people, and maybe that’s why I ended up writing. – Iris DeMent

43882. This is how it has been since time began: If you want to make something really worthwhile and true, then you have to suffer for it. – Iris DeMent

43883. My guitar is really tempermental. I don’t give up on it though, I’m close to my guitar! – Iris DeMent

43884. I never set out to write songs about the world around me… it just kind of came about as a result of paying more attention to things. – Iris DeMent

43885. Making the record was tons of fun, the most fun I’ve ever had. – Iris DeMent

43886. If something bothers me, it bothers me for a long time until I find a way to work it out. Music provided me with a means of working things out. – Iris DeMent

43887. I’ve always written about things that cause me to feel something. – Iris DeMent

43888. I was mainly influenced by the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, and others like Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash. – Iris DeMent

43889. I honestly don’t listen to a lot of music – I spend so much time working at my own music. – Iris DeMent

43890. I don’t know what other people are like, I haven’t been able to crawl inside anybody else. – Iris DeMent

43891. I don’t describe myself as a Christian or religious, but I like to think that how I live my life is honest. – Iris DeMent

43892. For a long time I was interested in being a social worker. In a lot of ways I feel that that’s all my music is, trying to help people. – Iris DeMent

43893. And I’ve been walking ’round with memories way too long. – Iris Dement

43894. I’ve always been aware of having feelings that were pretty intense at times. I imagine most people have had that, or they wouldn’t be human. – Iris DeMent

43895. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication. – Cecil B. DeMille

43896. There can be no liberty without the law. – Cecil B. DeMille

43897. Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication. – Cecil B. DeMille

43898. Man has made 32 million laws since the Commandments were handed down to Moses on Mount Sinai… but he has never improved on God’s law. – Cecil B. DeMille

43899. It is impossible for us to break the law. We can only break ourselves against the law. – Cecil B. DeMille

43900. Creation is a drug I can’t do without. – Cecil B. DeMille

43901. What I have crossed out I didn’t like. What I haven’t crossed out I’m dissatisfied with. – Cecil B. DeMille

43902. If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity. – Nelson DeMille

43903. It’s good to stay as close to real life as you can, and then kind of dress it up. – Nelson DeMille

43904. Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face. – Nelson DeMille

43905. We’re all pilgrims on the same journey – but some pilgrims have better road maps. – Nelson DeMille

43906. This is the heart of my argument: We can put more pressure on the antagonist for whom we show human concern. – Barbara Deming

43907. To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience. – Barbara Deming

43908. Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people’s minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide. – Barbara Deming

43909. We believe, in fact, that the one act of respect has little force unless matched by the other – in balance with it… The acting out of that dual respect I would name as precisely the source of our power. – Barbara Deming

43910. We learn best to listen to our own voices if we are listening at the same time to other women – whose stories, for all our differences, turn out, if we listen well, to be our stories also. – Barbara Deming

43911. Think first of the action that is right to take, think later about coping with one’s fears. – Barbara Deming

43912. Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution. – Barbara Deming

43913. People who attack others need rationalizations for doing so. We undermine those rationalizations. – Barbara Deming

43914. Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try – by punishing the troublesome – to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously. – Barbara Deming

43915. Nonviolent tactics can move into action on our behalf men not naturally inclined to act for us. – Barbara Deming

43916. Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice. It can in effect force them to consult their consciences. – Barbara Deming

43917. I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision… is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive. – Barbara Deming

43918. After the revolution, let us hope, prisons simply would not exist – if by prisons we mean places that could be experienced by the men and women in them at all as every place that goes by that name now is bound to be experienced. – Barbara Deming

43919. The longer we listen to one another – with real attention – the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions. – Barbara Deming

43920. After the revolution, it might very well remain necessary to place people where they could not do harm to others. But the one under restraint should be cut off from the rest of society as little as possible. – Barbara Deming

43921. All prisons that have existed in our society to date put people away as no human being should ever be put away. – Barbara Deming

43922. The injunction that we should love our neighbors as ourselves means to us equally that we should love ourselves as we love our neighbors. – Barbara Deming

43923. The point is to change one’s life. The point is not to give some vent to the emotions that have been destroying one; the point is so to act that one can master them now. – Barbara Deming

43924. There should be no censorship of mail. – Barbara Deming

43925. The free man must be born before freedom can be won, and the brotherly man must be born before full brotherhood can be won. It will come into being only if we build it out of our very muscle and bone – by trying to act it out. – Barbara Deming

43926. Punishment cannot heal spirits, can only break them. – Barbara Deming

43927. Quality is everyone’s responsibility. – W. Edwards Deming

43928. You should not ask questions without knowledge. – W. Edwards Deming

43929. You can not define being exactly on time. – W. Edwards Deming

43930. Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures. – W. Edwards Deming

43931. When a system is stable, telling the worker about mistakes is only tampering. – W. Edwards Deming

43932. We are here to make another world. – W. Edwards Deming

43933. The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work. – W. Edwards Deming

43934. The emphasis should be on why we do a job. – W. Edwards Deming

43935. Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them. – W. Edwards Deming

43936. Learning is not compulsory… neither is survival. – W. Edwards Deming

43937. Lack of knowledge… that is the problem. – W. Edwards Deming

43938. It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory. – W. Edwards Deming

43939. Eliminate numerical quotas, including Management by Objectives. – W. Edwards Deming

43940. It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best. – W. Edwards Deming

43941. Innovation comes from the producer – not from the customer. – W. Edwards Deming

43942. If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing. – W. Edwards Deming

43943. If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing. – W. Edwards Deming

43944. Hold everybody accountable? Ridiculous! – W. Edwards Deming

43945. The result of long-term relationships is better and better quality, and lower and lower costs. – W. Edwards Deming

43946. All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride. – W. Edwards Deming

43947. Any manager can do well in an expanding market. – W. Edwards Deming

43948. Rational behavior requires theory. Reactive behavior requires only reflex action. – W. Edwards Deming

43949. A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against the shadow of Islamic extremism. – Jim DeMint

43950. If a person wants to be publicly gay, they should not be teaching in the public schools. – Jim DeMint

43951. Ideas are more powerful than people. – Jim DeMint

43952. One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad. – Jim DeMint

43953. We need comprehensive reform that will make America the best place in the world to invest and do business. – Jim DeMint

43954. We must now make clear to Lebanon that it will not benefit from U.S. assistance and support as long as it harbors this brutal terrorist and murder. – Jim DeMint

43955. We know from our own history that democratic institutions take decades to mature, and we know from past conflicts that freedom is not free. – Jim DeMint

43956. Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage – the union between one man and one woman – has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation’s history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now. – Jim DeMint

43957. The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny. – Jim DeMint

43958. Motorists who want to save money on gas will demand and buy more fuel-efficient vehicles. We should not limit their freedom with more government regulations. – Jim DeMint

43959. If we want to secure the best jobs in the future, we must make America the best place in the world to do business. – Jim DeMint

43960. Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator – life, liberty and freedom. – Jim DeMint

43961. We have been blessed with a healthy, growing economy, with more Americans going back to work, and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world. – Jim DeMint

43962. I also feel that the only thing more gratifying than working with someone who you’ve worked well with is working with someone new and coming up with something great. – Jonathan Demme

43963. I don’t think it’s sacrilegious to remake any movie, including a good or even great movie. – Jonathan Demme

43964. I don’t think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films. – Jonathan Demme

43965. I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It’s a really amazing thing to be able to do. – Jonathan Demme

43966. I only work with actors who take full responsibility for their characters. – Jonathan Demme

43967. When Silence of the Lambs did well commercially it was more than anything. My partner Ed Saxon and I were just so relieved that finally we had made a movie that had made some money! – Jonathan Demme

43968. I was a sort of rock journalist – whatever that is – in London in the late ’60s. – Jonathan Demme

43969. The older I get the more I realize there’s no real good guys or real bad guys, and I’m curious about how the good guys got good and how the bad guys got bad. – Ted Demme

43970. You know, I think everything I do cinematically for the rest of my life will probably have some direct route back to Jonathan. But I love him to death. He’s like my best friend and my big brother. – Ted Demme

43971. What I think happens today is that a lot of filmmakers look at other films that are retro pieces, like L.A. Confidential, and say, oh, that’s period. We didn’t want to do the stereotypical stuff. – Ted Demme

43972. The thing that’s great about those guys at Miramax is the Weinstein brothers. They are the two funniest guys I’ve ever met in my life. – Ted Demme

43973. That’s why I’m really trying to produce my own stuff. This film was so good, because I produced it myself, and developed it, and made it with New Line, which is a smaller studio, so I was in control of a lot of stuff that I wasn’t in control of for my other films. – Ted Demme

43974. I’m at Miramax now, where I’ve actually been treated like a Prince. – Ted Demme

43975. I was influenced by European movies, old Fellini, old Kurosawa – any sort of foreign film. – Ted Demme

43976. I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always being aware of what my A story was – the love story between a father and his son, and that son and his daughter. – Ted Demme

43977. I think, on a larger note, that filmmakers and studios should start to tuck it in a little bit, because films wouldn’t have the pressure they have if the word wasn’t out about how expensive they were. – Ted Demme

43978. I felt that as long as we were being honest, and that we didn’t bend the truth to accomplish another goal, to be entertaining or to be a happy ending, I was confident that we’d be able to tell the story the way it happened. – Ted Demme

43979. But my humble opinion is, I’m not quite sure where I stand on the legalization of drugs – though, if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal. – Ted Demme

43980. And then we watched an amazing number of movies from the late ’60s and ’70s, which is my favorite time, and we studied their camera movements, their stocks, the way they lit stuff, the colors they used. – Ted Demme

43981. There are a lot of films that are drug dramas, and we didn’t want to tell Scarface again. – Ted Demme

43982. I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia. – Democritus

43983. It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all. – Democritus

43984. By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich. – Democritus

43985. Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence. – Democritus

43986. Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity. – Democritus

43987. Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong. – Democritus

43988. If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it. – Democritus

43989. Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss. – Democritus

43990. It is godlike ever to think on something beautiful and on something new. – Democritus

43991. Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains. – Democritus

43992. Men should strive to think much and know little. – Democritus

43993. Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion. – Democritus

43994. Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly. – Democritus

43995. Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds. – Democritus

43996. Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry. – Democritus

43997. The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged. – Democritus

43998. It is better to destroy one’s own errors than those of others. – Democritus

43999. Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. – Democritus

44000. The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves. – Demosthenes

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