180000 famous quotes part 49 – 48001 to 49000

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180000 famous quotes part 49 – 48001 to 49000

48001. We walked to the brink and we looked it in the face. – John Foster Dulles

48002. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live. – Alexander Dumas

48003. How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it. – Alexandre Dumas

48004. Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit. – Alexandre Dumas

48005. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. – Alexandre Dumas

48006. Nothing succeeds like success. – Alexandre Dumas

48007. It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman. – Alexandre Dumas

48008. It is almost as difficult to keep a first class person in a fourth class job, as it is to keep a fourth class person in a first class job. – Alexandre Dumas

48009. I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest. – Alexandre Dumas

48010. If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself. – Alexandre Dumas

48011. All for one and one for all. – Alexandre Dumas

48012. Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works. – Alexandre Dumas

48013. He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door. – Alexandre Dumas

48014. All for one, one for all, that is our device. – Alexandre Dumas

48015. All for one, one for all. – Alexandre Dumas

48016. All generalizations are dangerous, even this one. – Alexandre Dumas

48017. All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. – Alexandre Dumas

48018. Business? It’s quite simple; it’s other people’s money. – Alexandre Dumas

48019. Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it. – Alexandre Dumas

48020. A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it. – Alexandre Dumas

48021. The human voice cannot mount up into these boundless solitudes. – Alberto Santos Dumont

48022. My mother’s passion for something more, to write a different destiny for a dirt-poor farmer’s daughter, was to shape my entire life. – Faye Dunaway

48023. Since Star Wars, that film’s success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles. – Faye Dunaway

48024. You just sort of let them go for a while, but it was time to have something done to my teeth. I’m glad. It’s going to be good. Tom Cruise has braces now, too. I’m right in style. – Faye Dunaway

48025. You are an athlete when you’re onstage. You can’t get tired. – Faye Dunaway

48026. Years are not important, my dear. – Faye Dunaway

48027. When you’re younger they always try to get you to do every ninny role that’s going. – Faye Dunaway

48028. Well, softness and femininity like yours people don’t expect of me; so when they find me emotional and capable of real vulnerability, they’re surprised. – Faye Dunaway

48029. So many people are called but few serve as actors, you know what I mean? – Faye Dunaway

48030. Do you know what I’m working on now? My first feature as a director. – Faye Dunaway

48031. It’s interesting as one grows older to keep in touch with the cutting edge. – Faye Dunaway

48032. I’ve been working on this feature script for Master Class, a play by Terrence McNally that won a lot of Tonys. – Faye Dunaway

48033. I’m still the little southern girl from the wrong side of the tracks who really didn’t feel like she belonged. – Faye Dunaway

48034. I’m kind of a recluse. – Faye Dunaway

48035. I still have, I hope, a lot of years and there are still a lot of things I want to do. – Faye Dunaway

48036. I often say the last role I played that really touched me and where I was able to access what I really am was Bonnie, which is kind of sad when you think how early in my career that was. – Faye Dunaway

48037. I mean, I was always interested in people like Lenny Bruce, people who are breaking the old rules and making new ones. – Faye Dunaway

48038. God bless McNally, it’s got some fantastic stuff in it, but it’s no easy task to make a movie out of. – Faye Dunaway

48039. It’s true, I did a lot of great movies, and I’m happy. It was what it was, and now I think all of that has fed into where I am now, and I think it has taught me a lot. – Faye Dunaway

48040. So Liam and movies are obviously big passions, and I read and write. – Faye Dunaway

48041. I also played with Jimi Hendrix. Jimi would come down and sit in with Retaliation and we would have a ball. He offered me the gig with him at 20 pounds a week, which at that point, was like 60 bucks. – Aynsley Dunbar

48042. Nowadays I get complaints about long drum solos, but in those days they wanted me to keep on going so they could go over to the bar and have a drink. – Aynsley Dunbar

48043. But a prayer that he sends from his heart’s deep core. – Paul Laurence Dunbar

48044. Every white man in this country has been raised with a false sense of power. – Roxanne Dunbar

48045. A lawyer who does not know men is handicapped. – William Dunbar

48046. All love is lost but upon God alone. – William Dunbar

48047. London, thou art the flower of cities all! – William Dunbar

48048. Our pleasance here is all vain glory, This false world is but transitory. – William Dunbar

48049. Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional, they are sceptical and mystical, they are romantic and ironic, they are cruel and tender, and full of mirth and despair. – William Dunbar

48050. To God be humble, to thy friend be kind, and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow; His chance tonight, it maybe thine tomorrow. – William Dunbar

48051. Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive. – William Dunbar

48052. We’ve seen more reform in the last year than we’ve seen in decades, and we haven’t spent a dime yet. It’s staggering how the Recovery Act is driving change. – Arne Duncan

48053. At a time when going to college has never been more important, it’s never been more expensive, and our nation’s families haven’t been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade. – Arnie Duncan

48054. I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue, to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end. I grew up with a lot of players who had very, very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them. And that’s why I’m going to continue to fight. – Arnie Duncan

48055. So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world. – Isadora Duncan

48056. With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood. – Isadora Duncan

48057. While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth? – Isadora Duncan

48058. What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print. – Isadora Duncan

48059. We may not all break the Ten Commandments, but we are certainly all capable of it. Within us lurks the breaker of all laws, ready to spring out at the first real opportunity. – Isadora Duncan

48060. The real American type can never be a ballet dancer. The legs are too long, the body too supple and the spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking. – Isadora Duncan

48061. The first essential in writing about anything is that the writer should have no experience of the matter. – Isadora Duncan

48062. The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet. – Isadora Duncan

48063. So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance. – Isadora Duncan

48064. You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you. – Isadora Duncan

48065. Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad? – Isadora Duncan

48066. People don’t live nowadays: they get about ten percent out of life. – Isadora Duncan

48067. My motto – sans limites. – Isadora Duncan

48068. Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of their lives before they break through the actual and conventional lies which surround them. – Isadora Duncan

48069. It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage. – Isadora Duncan

48070. It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence. – Isadora Duncan

48071. Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love – to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved. – Isadora Duncan

48072. Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences. – Isadora Duncan

48073. The dancer’s body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul. – Isadora Duncan

48074. My sister used to say I had a frail chest and she ‘d beat me up all the time. – Michael Clarke Duncan

48075. When you’re really poor, everything you see is something you can’t have. – Patrick Duncan

48076. A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp. – Raymond Duncan

48077. If the speaker won’t boil it down, the audience must sweat it out. – Raymond Duncan

48078. The best substitute for experience is being sixteen. – Raymond Duncan

48079. Unfortunately, we haven’t found many very old rocks on Earth because our planet’s surface is constantly renewed by plate tectonics, coupled with erosion. – Robert Duncan

48080. If the government is going to mandate levels and punish schools for failing, they should send that money to the school system. – Robert Duncan

48081. The devout have laid out gardens in the desert. – Robert Duncan

48082. The formation of glass from the melting is like starting a clock. It resets the time for us to determine billions of years later. – Robert Duncan

48083. There is no dispute that judges need a pay raise. – Robert Duncan

48084. Work hard, earn a great living, get whatever you want out of life, have all the stuff you want. But there should be a ceiling on it-enough is enough! – Sandy Duncan

48085. We’ve been raised to compete, to want more! More! More! It’s a way of life. It’s about greed. – Sandy Duncan

48086. Right now we’re in the middle of a cultural war between the Muslims and the Western world. The politicians get in the way, but if you put two people together in a room, they can talk it out and work it out, just like Anna and the King. – Sandy Duncan

48087. If someone is expressing everything I am feeling at the moment, it’s probably Jon Stewart. I hear him and think, Yeah! – Sandy Duncan

48088. I would rather work less and do the things that I really want to do. – Sandy Duncan

48089. I don’t think we should ever be at war. That’s kind of naive, I suppose. – Sandy Duncan

48090. I just talk, and I guess some of my views came out. – Sandy Duncan

48091. Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best. – Tim Duncan

48092. The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made. – Tim Duncan

48093. What you invest your time in defines who you are. – Todd Duncan

48094. In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future. – Alan Dundes

48095. In my introductory course, Anthropology 160, the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what the major and minor genres of folklore are, and how they can be analyzed. – Alan Dundes

48096. If a student takes the whole series of my folklore courses including the graduate seminars, he or she should learn something about fieldwork, something about bibliography, something about how to carry out library research, and something about how to publish that research. – Alan Dundes

48097. I mentioned that one of the tripartite formulas in American worldview involves time: past, present, and future. – Alan Dundes

48098. I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions. – Alan Dundes

48099. Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life. – Alan Dundes

48100. Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents. – Alan Dundes

48101. Americans often have trouble enjoying the present moment. – Alan Dundes

48102. Americans have a penchant for the future and tend to disregard the past. – Alan Dundes

48103. Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible. – Alan Dundes

48104. Americans do believe in progress and there is almost certainly a kernel of truth in the joke. – Alan Dundes

48105. Their term project consists of a fieldwork collection of folklore that they create by interviewing family members, friends, or anyone they can manage to persuade to serve as an informant. – Alan Dundes

48106. Polls are frequently taken to try to tease out or determine likely directions and trends, but once taken, they belong to the past, requiring that new polls be taken. – Alan Dundes

48107. Life, it seems, is nothing if not a series of initiations, transitions, and incorporations. – Alan Dundes

48108. Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. – Alan Dundes

48109. My academic identity is that of a folklorist, and for many years I have taught only folklore courses. – Alan Dundes

48110. The class has become over the years fairly large, running to three hundred or more, but I always insist upon reading all the student folklore collections myself. Although this is a tall order, I look forward to it because I learn so much from it. – Alan Dundes

48111. There is more to folklore research than fieldwork. This is why in all of my other upper-division courses I require a term paper involving original research. – Alan Dundes

48112. They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather data about the context and the informant and, above all, write an analysis of the items based upon the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method. – Alan Dundes

48113. I hate champagne more than anything in the world next to Seven-Up. – Elaine Dundy

48114. To love one that is great, is almost to be great one’s self. – Elaine Dundy

48115. Acting doesn’t bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it. – Elaine Dundy

48116. We’re not hitting on all cylinders, defensively. When we’re playing good, I’ll let you know. – Tony Dungy

48117. We’ve got guys who aren’t wrapping guys up… No matter how hard you hit them, you’ve still got to wrap them up. – Tony Dungy

48118. I could never live a nonproductive life and I feel that I have lived a productive life as far as I want to in terms of this company that I have for so many years. – Katherine Dunham

48119. For the kind of thing that we were showing, the budget was sufficient. As we were speaking of in Haiti, we had not done that before in exactly this form and we had to have costumes for it. – Katherine Dunham

48120. Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets, some of the mountains, rivers, streams, etc. were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti. Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony, a real ceremony. – Katherine Dunham

48121. Frequently producers have partners that they never let the public know about. – Katherine Dunham

48122. I certainly feel my career was a great career because it inspired so many many people, literally hundreds of people to follow a new kind of life and to realize that they could make out and advance their own professional and private and social lives. – Katherine Dunham

48123. My work has been much more Caribbean and eclectic. I am interested in people, and where they come from happens to have fallen within an area of Africa. – Katherine Dunham

48124. I don’t think Ed Sullivan had anything to do with Carib Song. – Katherine Dunham

48125. I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people. – Katherine Dunham

48126. I have actually five honorary degrees. – Katherine Dunham

48127. I really think that aside from admiring my talent you really admire me as a person and as a woman. – Katherine Dunham

48128. I used to want the words “She tried” on my tombstone. Now I want “She did it.” – Katherine Dunham

48129. So many dancers paint. I used to paint. I started again recently. While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career. Start something else that makes use of your creative ability because if you don’t you will die inside as a person. – Katherine Dunham

48130. The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn’t always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn’t yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion. – Katherine Dunham

48131. We don’t intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented. Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area, and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time, just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have room for another exhibit. – Katherine Dunham

48132. We had maybe the greatest success of any company that I know of in Paris, and after two or three years I wanted to do this same number that we did for PBS, so we did it and Paris had always considered us their darlings. – Katherine Dunham

48133. We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise, if they can, periodically something to help us. Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep. It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning. – Katherine Dunham

48134. Without my husband’s costumes I wouldn’t have known how to accomplish what I saw in my own mind’s eyes for choreography. And then seeing our choreography and knowing the background of it I am sure helped my husband a great deal with what he designed for us. – Katherine Dunham

48135. You know, this isn’t theatre like it used to be. – Katherine Dunham

48136. I am happy to know that my husband regards me as a woman and a person. – Katherine Dunham

48137. Black people should have recognition for themselves and their backgrounds and their relationships with other people in the world and thus lose some of their alienation. This museum has certainly stood for that in this town. – Katherine Dunham

48138. Aside from a few master teachers that we have had over the years, this has been a completely local talent development. But people have started to come now from Chicago, we have a number of students from Chicago and different places of the country and even in the world. – Katherine Dunham

48139. A creative person has to create. It doesn’t really matter what you create. If such a dancer wanted to go out and build the cactus gardens where he could, in Mexico, let him do that, but something that is creative has to go on. – Katherine Dunham

48140. Sometimes I have given my husband a manuscript to read that has turned out to have fantastic rave reviews and he’ll tell me it is no good. Well, if I didn’t know him as well as I know him I would be terribly depressed. – Katherine Dunham

48141. Don’t think you are going to go on forever because you are not and begin to plan something that will compensate as you reduce your capacities to leap or turn on this or that or the other, begin thinking of something else. – Katherine Dunham

48142. If we guarantee employment for some, we jeopardize employment for everyone. – Albert Dunlap

48143. One or two of the trips were a bit scary. Soldiers had me at gun point on one trip, locked me in my van all night and escorted me in and out of buildings when I wanted to wash. – Joey Dunlop

48144. It was nothing, just the normal thing to do at the time. – Joey Dunlop

48145. I’ve always worked on the machines, especially the 125 and 250 which are really difficult to set up. – Joey Dunlop

48146. I didn’t have a clue where I was going on my first lap of practice. – Joey Dunlop

48147. Writing poetry makes you intensely conscious of how words sound, both aloud and inside the head of the reader. You learn the weight of words and how they sound to the ear. – Helen Dunmore

48148. Poets go through a very tough apprenticeship in the use of words. – Helen Dunmore

48149. The language has got to be fully alive – I can’t bear dull, flaccid writing myself and I don’t see why any reader should put up with it. – Helen Dunmore

48150. The poets whom I knew then were all men and all seemed dauntingly sure of themselves – although I am sure that really they were as uncertain as I was. – Helen Dunmore

48151. Those who try to obliterate the past are injuring the present. – Helen Dunmore

48152. To try to expunge an individual’s history is a terrible violation. – Helen Dunmore

48153. Writing children’s books gives a writer a very strong sense of narrative drive. – Helen Dunmore

48154. My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books, which was then a very new imprint. – Helen Dunmore

48155. I was always influenced by language. – Helen Dunmore

48156. When you are young you don’t always realise how full of doubts everybody is. – Helen Dunmore

48157. I enjoy research; in fact research is so engaging that it would be easy to go on for years, and never write the novel at all. – Helen Dunmore

48158. I can remember being in my pram: children stayed in their prams much longer then than they do now. A big bouncy pram with black covers and a hood with metal clips that could trap your fingers. I was looking up at my sister who was sitting on the pram seat, with her back to me. – Helen Dunmore

48159. I concentrate on the lives of individuals whom the reader comes to know and feel with intimately. – Helen Dunmore

48160. If we understand the past, we are more likely to recognise what is happening around us. – Helen Dunmore

48161. I didn’t choose Russia but Russia chose me. I had been fascinated from an early age by the culture, the language, the literature and the history to the place. – Helen Dunmore

48162. Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book. – Helen Dunmore

48163. I have learned so much from working with other poets, travelling and reading with them, spending days discussing poems in progress. There is the sense that we are all, as writers, part of something which is more powerful than any of us. – Helen Dunmore

48164. I hope that readers will tear through my books because they can’t stop themselves – and then, maybe, read them again and find new things there. – Helen Dunmore

48165. I would like people to come into my Dreamworld and then choose to stay. – Helen Dunmore

48166. It is a violation which has obsessed the tyrants of the twentieth century. They do not want simply to kill their opponents, but to liquidate them, to deny that they have ever existed. – Helen Dunmore

48167. I could start with Mandelstam, who was a huge influence on my early writing. – Helen Dunmore

48168. Children will not pretend to be enjoying books, and they will not read books because they have been told that these books are good. They are looking for delight. – Helen Dunmore

48169. However, the difficulties and pleasures of the writing itself are similar for a novel with a historical setting and a novel with a contemporary setting, as far as I’m concerned. – Helen Dunmore

48170. Fiction came quite a while later. I began with short stories and fiction for children. – Helen Dunmore

48171. As individuals, we are shaped by story from the time of birth; we are formed by what we are told by our parents, our teachers, our intimates. – Helen Dunmore

48172. A novel, in the end, is a container, a shape which you are trying to pour your story into. – Helen Dunmore

48173. However, I began to submit poems to British magazines, and some were accepted. It was a great moment to see my first poems published. It felt like entering a tradition. – Helen Dunmore

48174. The third lesson and tip actually comes from two of my favorite political philosophers: Mao Tse-tung and Mother Theresa – not often coupled with each other, but the two people I turn to most to basically deliver a simple point which is ‘you’re going to make choices; you’re going to challenge; you’re going to say why not; you’re going to figure out how to do things that have never been done before. – Anita Dunn

48175. I’ll never forget my father’s response when I told him I wanted to be a lawyer. He said, ‘If you do this, no man will ever want you.’ – Cassandra Dunn

48176. I’ve always thought that having an attractive free agent is better than a guy who was picked in the seventh round. – David Dunn

48177. I’ve always liked Muir without knowing quite why. – Douglas Dunn

48178. The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a kind of aggressive complacency, that sort of boasting; but that’s an expression of insecurity, I think, of a lack of confidence. – Douglas Dunn

48179. A poem can have an impact, but you can’t expect an audience to understand all the nuances. – Douglas Dunn

48180. A poet’s cultural baggage and erudition can interfere with a poem. – Douglas Dunn

48181. I’ve always thought my poems told stories. – Douglas Dunn

48182. Reading a poem aloud to an audience is gestural as much as precise. – Douglas Dunn

48183. Our baby is safe, and it’s just a house. – Jennifer Dunn

48184. Our country is not in crisis; there are no tanks in the streets. No matter what the outcome of the president’s situation, life in America will go on. Our lives will continue to be filled with practical matters, not constitutional ones. – Jennifer Dunn

48185. Only with our government are you given a certificate at birth, a license at marriage, and a bill at death. – Jennifer Dunn

48186. For our part, the U.S. must act quickly to ensure Most Favored Nation status to China. – Jennifer Dunn

48187. As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook. – Jennifer Dunn

48188. Americans spend much of their adult lives paying taxes in various forms. We should end this practice of paying a tax that is triggered only by debt. – Jennifer Dunn

48189. The death tax destroys family businesses and stifles investment that leads to increases in jobs and personal income. As a result, 70 percent of family-owned businesses are not passed on to the next generation and 87 percent do not make it to the third generation. – Jennifer Dunn

48190. What I think happens, and that you have to acknowledge though, is that a director uses a book as a launching pad for his own work and that’s always very flattering. – Katherine Dunn

48191. The more potent, unasked question is how society at large reacts to eager, voluntary violence by females, and to the growing evidence that women can be just as aggressive as men. – Katherine Dunn

48192. Perhaps the strongest evidence that women have as broad and deep a capacity for physical aggression as men is anecdotal. And as with men, this capacity has expressed itself in acts from the brave to the brutal, the selfless to the senseless. – Katherine Dunn

48193. Prior to penicillin and medical research, death was an everyday occurrence. It was intimate. – Katherine Dunn

48194. The intense campaigns against domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, and inequity in the schools all too often depend on an image of women as weak and victimized. – Katherine Dunn

48195. The second is the structure and source of cults. They have always haunted me, and I wanted to explore the fundamental notion of giving up responsibility to an outside power. – Katherine Dunn

48196. This idea that males are physically aggressive and females are not has distinct drawbacks for both sexes. – Katherine Dunn

48197. Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown. – Katherine Dunn

48198. Let’s just say, the American school of suburban angst is not my cup of tea. – Katherine Dunn

48199. Well, it arose out of two long-term concerns – the first being the possibility of genetic manipulation, nature versus nurture, what constitutes how people get to be how they are. – Katherine Dunn

48200. I come from a family of great readers and storytellers. – Katherine Dunn

48201. We’re also far enough from the publishing power that we have no access to the politics of publishing, although there are interpersonal politics, of course. – Katherine Dunn

48202. But I went to high school in a Portland suburb and went to college here. – Katherine Dunn

48203. American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc. – Katherine Dunn

48204. And while national military forces have historically resisted the full participation of women soldiers, female talent has found plenty of scope in revolutionary and terrorist groups around the planet. – Katherine Dunn

48205. I know if I were in your generation I would be really tired of seeing Sophia Loren as a sex object. – Katherine Dunn

48206. But I think everybody should write. I think those people with stories who don’t write should be stomped on. – Katherine Dunn

48207. In our struggle to restrain the violence and contain the damage, we tend to forget that the human capacity for aggression is more than a monstrous defect, that it is also a crucial survival tool. – Katherine Dunn

48208. But the animation has become very good, and I think that a movie is not a book, and a book is not a movie. – Katherine Dunn

48209. But the idea that women can’t take care of themselves still permeates our culture. – Katherine Dunn

48210. Every doorway, every intersection has a story. – Katherine Dunn

48211. I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out. – Katherine Dunn

48212. I think genetic research is a fascinating and fertile area. – Katherine Dunn

48213. I think that it’s really important to go away and come back. – Katherine Dunn

48214. Asked why they wanted to fight, the young women said they enjoyed it, just as some men and boys do. – Katherine Dunn

48215. Milk Duds kept me going. – Nora Dunn

48216. Years ago I was a runway model, and I used to get laughs. I thought it was a joke anyway. – Nora Dunn

48217. The gun issue is a big, unresolved issue in this country right now. I think it’s out of control. – Nora Dunn

48218. I prepared for the part by drinking, but I was sober when I was performing. – Nora Dunn

48219. I never thought I was funny, but I enjoy being funny. – Nora Dunn

48220. I love improvisation. – Nora Dunn

48221. When I’m with my friends I’m funny, but I don’t feel like I’m a funny clown. – Nora Dunn

48222. As an actor, you have to have your history. – Nora Dunn

48223. Although I know it’s unfair I reveal myself one mask at a time. – Stephen Dunn

48224. I think because my parents died in their early 50s, mid 50s, I always thought I would die young. And that’s been both a useful thing and I suspect something that’s haunted me a little bit. – Stephen Dunn

48225. The bungle tour is a bit up in the air due to the fact this at we are getting screwed by our overseas label. – Trevor Dunn

48226. I’ve experienced as much fame as I ever want to. – Trevor Dunn

48227. If I can introduce someone to something new, as is constantly happening to me, then I am elated. – Trevor Dunn

48228. If you want music that speaks to you, that LISTENS to you, you have to go out of your way, which I enjoy actually. I’m constantly on a private-eye kick to find the totally obscure. – Trevor Dunn

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48229. It wasn’t until after private lessons and learning bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I was listening to at that age. My ears were blown wide open. – Trevor Dunn

48230. It’s too hard for me to comment on the sorry state of our culture. – Trevor Dunn

48231. Mullets are still going strong in the south and places like St Louis or the Carolinas. – Trevor Dunn

48232. Music is a very personal and emotional form of communication. – Trevor Dunn

48233. Now I am obsessed with collecting Platypus paraphernalia. – Trevor Dunn

48234. I think it was more personal, but I certainly tried to adapt certain concepts of Surrealism. – Trevor Dunn

48235. Pop culture is not about depth. It’s about marketing, supply and demand, consumerism. – Trevor Dunn

48236. I take all of my music seriously and personally. – Trevor Dunn

48237. There’s a reason I moved to NYC, and if I listed all the musicians on my list you’d grow weary. – Trevor Dunn

48238. Well, I’ve never been to Japan so I couldn’t say. I do know that we have a bit of a following there however. – Trevor Dunn

48239. NYC is chaotic. And I am attracted to chaos. – Trevor Dunn

48240. I don’t really know why I chose bass except that it was different than guitar. – Trevor Dunn

48241. Being in several, disparate bands is what I thrive on. – Trevor Dunn

48242. Bungle is definitely a priority right now. – Trevor Dunn

48243. But I also like to be in control, like anyone else. I try to achieve a balance. – Trevor Dunn

48244. Different people bring out different aspects of ones personality. – Trevor Dunn

48245. I’m comfortable, but not satisfied and I hope to always feel that way. – Trevor Dunn

48246. Hopefully, as a band, it will grow and develop for a good length of time. – Trevor Dunn

48247. I feel akin to the Platypus. An orphan in a family. A swimmer, a recluse. Part bird, part fish, part lizard. – Trevor Dunn

48248. I guess the two Manifesto, Communicating Vessels, Mad Love, and some of his poetry made a significant mark on me but as far as bringing a literary element into the music I see it as a much broader assimilation. – Trevor Dunn

48249. I love being a musician. I love the lifestyle. But I think it’s probably as difficult and frustrating as anything. – Trevor Dunn

48250. I love playing in Fantomas, which is very strict in terms of composition. – Trevor Dunn

48251. I mean, I would hope that I have a style or personality that is evident wherever I go. – Trevor Dunn

48252. I need to broaden my horizons. – Trevor Dunn

48253. I never understood why the metal heads in my school hated the punks. – Trevor Dunn

48254. I have no inflated ideas about success anyway. – Trevor Dunn

48255. Harry Patch didn’t get enough recognition. Jerry Garcia got too much. – Trevor Dunn

48256. I remember when metal was something you really had to search out, and now I hear it on car commercials. – Trevor Dunn

48257. The only good husbands stay bachelors: They’re too considerate to get married. – Finley Peter Dunne

48258. The past always looks better than it was. It’s only pleasant because it isn’t here. – Finley Peter Dunne

48259. The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better – it is just turning around as usual. – Finley Peter Dunne

48260. There ain’t any news in being good. You might write the doings of all the convents of the world on the back of a postage stamp, and have room to spare. – Finley Peter Dunne

48261. There are no friends at cards or world politics. – Finley Peter Dunne

48262. Vice is a creature of such hideous mien… that the more you see it the better you like it. – Finley Peter Dunne

48263. A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable. – Finley Peter Dunne

48264. Trust everybody, but cut the cards. – Finley Peter Dunne

48265. Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals. – Finley Peter Dunne

48266. It don’t make much difference what you study, so long as you don’t like it. – Finley Peter Dunne

48267. Don’t jump on a man unless he is down. – Finley Peter Dunne

48268. Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable. – Finley Peter Dunne

48269. Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts. – Finley Peter Dunne

48270. A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case. – Finley Peter Dunne

48271. One of the strangest things about life is that the poor, who need the money the most, are the ones that never have it. – Finley Peter Dunne

48272. An appeal is when you ask one court to show it’s contempt for another court. – Finley Peter Dunne

48273. New York means so much to people. If you’re inclined to leave the nest, New York is where most people think they have to go, and it’s been that way since the first skyscraper. – Griffin Dunne

48274. I’m being told it saves money to shoot in Toronto, because of tax benefits, the crews are cheaper, but what I save in the bottom line, I lose in a million other ways. – Griffin Dunne

48275. I’m in five guilds; that’s a lot of dues to pay. So I have to keep on working. – Griffin Dunne

48276. I’ve always been schizophrenic; I’ve never been interested in limiting myself. – Griffin Dunne

48277. If movies are set in New York, they really should be shot in New York. – Griffin Dunne

48278. In the ’80s, I can’t say that Amy and I were aware of an independent film community. We could only get a certain amount of money for our pictures, which made them low budget movies, but they were distributed through studios. – Griffin Dunne

48279. My hunger and desperation, being an actor, an out of work actor – my memory of that is as fresh as an open wound. – Griffin Dunne

48280. I met Steve McQueen once. Well, met isn’t really the right word. – Griffin Dunne

48281. On every movie I’ve done as a director, I look at the producers and having done it, I don’t envy them, at all. – Griffin Dunne

48282. It struck me that working digitally with a small crew, I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope for mistakes which would create something more than satire and something less than truthful reality. – Griffin Dunne

48283. I think we were the first picture to cut on Final Cut Pro. So we were the guinea pigs, because we got a deal on the system. But with that comes all sorts of technological problems I couldn’t begin to describe. – Griffin Dunne

48284. I only got to be able to act, because I gave myself a job as a producer. – Griffin Dunne

48285. I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first. – Griffin Dunne

48286. Every movie is wildly different. So many of the problems are the same, but they take on different guises. – Griffin Dunne

48287. Documentaries have always inspired me in narrative filmmaking. – Griffin Dunne

48288. But I remember feeling as a producer I felt like the guy who called the caterer and got the band; I had to work the party while everybody else was having a good time. – Griffin Dunne

48289. But at the same time, never having final cut before, I really learned an interesting thing for any studio executive who is reading this: that if a director has final cut, it’s actually easier and more interesting to listen to notes. – Griffin Dunne

48290. As a director, I’ve been able to combine with what I’ve learned as an actor and as a producer: it melds quite nicely into what I feel like I should have been doing all along. – Griffin Dunne

48291. And I like being able to go back and forth, and I don’t really care if it’s a small budget or big budget or studio or independent, as long as it’s got a story that’s compelling and there’s enough money to make the picture. – Griffin Dunne

48292. Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew what questions I was going to ask them, and all of my character’s voice-over narration and scenes were added after the fact. – Griffin Dunne

48293. I produced six movies with Amy Robinson since the very early ’80s. – Griffin Dunne

48294. So being two different people in one day unnerved me to no end. – Irene Dunne

48295. But friends invited me to a private screening of Emmanuelle and said I’d learn a few things. But I know all the swear words. I just don’t use them. So I declined. – Irene Dunne

48296. You see I found I didn’t have to act to be happy. – Irene Dunne

48297. Years ago the public used to hound me but now I can go shopping in peace. – Irene Dunne

48298. And yet I think The White Cliffs of Dover one of my best films. – Irene Dunne

48299. But that’s why there are so few women stars today. Pornography has taken away the mystery. – Irene Dunne

48300. I’ll leave the swearing to the Jane Fondas. – Irene Dunne

48301. I always believed in my characters. I lived them. – Irene Dunne

48302. Writing is manual labor of the mind: a job, like laying pipe. – John Gregory Dunne

48303. I didn’t lead a very wise life, myself, but it was a full one and a grown-up one. You come of age very quickly through shipwreck and disaster. – Philip Dunne

48304. It’s easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time. – Philip Dunne

48305. My dear, since Eve picked the apple no woman’s ever been taken entirely unawares. When a woman’s kissed it’s because, deep down, she wants to be kissed. – Philip Dunne

48306. There is no fence nor hedge round time that is gone. You can go back and have what you like of it if you can remember. – Philip Dunne

48307. You can be much more alone with other people than you are by yourself. Even if it’s people you love. – Philip Dunne

48308. But it’s also because of something personal. My mother and father met while playing chess, so I’ve always had a fondness for the game. If it weren’t for chess, I might not be here. – Dorothy Dunnett

48309. You all know that each title in the Chronicles has a chess theme; that’s partly because of the overall design of the Chronicles themselves – the game of chess as an analogue of the game of life. – Dorothy Dunnett

48310. After I convinced them that I was a harmless novelist, I actually got them to give me a tour of the harem – which is usually off limits for tourists. – Dorothy Dunnett

48311. Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities. – Lord Dunsany

48312. A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders. – Lord Dunsany

48313. I’d like to be taller. I’d like my baby fat to leave. – Kirsten Dunst

48314. Everybody smokes! Models, actresses, everyone! Don’t they realize that it’s gross? I understand it’s an addiction, but it still pains me to see my friends do it. – Kirsten Dunst

48315. Why would I cry over a boy? I would never waste my tears on a boy. Why waste your tears on someone who makes you cry? – Kirsten Dunst

48316. The hardest job an actor can do is all this pretend, all this screaming and being scared for your life. – Kirsten Dunst

48317. People always tell me, ‘Don’t work so much’, but I can’t help it. I feel like all the things I’ve done are important to get to this adult stage and now I’m getting all these adult offers, so it’s working. – Kirsten Dunst

48318. I’m very mature for my age, but I’m also innocent in a lot of ways. – Kirsten Dunst

48319. I’d like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn’t matter, but it doesn’t hurt. – Kirsten Dunst

48320. I wanted to get an angel wings tatooed on my back, as a guardian thing. – Kirsten Dunst

48321. I want to play an action hero. I’m ready for roles that totally aren’t me. – Kirsten Dunst

48322. I try not to do scenes a certain way, because then I become conscious of it, and it dosen’t come off as realistic. I try to make it so that I’m not really aware of what I’m doing. – Kirsten Dunst

48323. I really wanted the MTV Award the most, It was a golden popcorn container and it looks really neat. – Kirsten Dunst

48324. I have gotten so many tickets. I hope I don’t get my license revoked. – Kirsten Dunst

48325. You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens. – Kirsten Dunst

48326. But the real secret to total gorgeousness is to believe in yourself, have self confindence, and try to be secure in your decisions and thoughts. – Kirsten Dunst

48327. Boys frustrate me. I hate all their indirect messages, I hate game playing. Do you like me or don’t you? Just tell me so I can get over you. – Kirsten Dunst

48328. I just don’t want to be the damsel in distress. I’ll scream on the balcony, but you’ve got to let me do a little action here. – Kirsten Dunst

48329. When I came out rapping on my record, a lot of people said, Oh, you just want to be like Puff. – Jermaine Dupri

48330. They keep the song as street as it needs to be. It’s got a good catchy hook where it can do what it needs to do on the radio, but they keep the song street where it will keep credibility in the hood. – Jermaine Dupri

48331. So So Def has been one of the most successful and consistent labels in the game in the last 10 years. – Jermaine Dupri

48332. People know me, and want to know me, as a baller more than anything else. – Jermaine Dupri

48333. People always ask me how long somebody can last as long as I’ve been lasting and continue to keep doing it, so I figured that people didn’t really know how to do that. – Jermaine Dupri

48334. My father was a promoter of Fresh Fest, and they needed an opening act. He got me a slot as a dancer. We tried it out the first time in Atlanta and the crowd went crazy. I was the opening clown. – Jermaine Dupri

48335. We’re just welcoming people to our city. – Jermaine Dupri

48336. We haven’t had a slew of artists, but the artists we do come out with have always had the same momentum. – Jermaine Dupri

48337. I’d go dance at talent shows, and because I was young I had the upper hand on a lot of other crews. People thought it was cute. I used that to my advantage. – Jermaine Dupri

48338. If you don’t know by now, you’re never going to know. – Jermaine Dupri

48339. I’m one of those guys a lot of people watch, imitate, and then make it seem like they were the ones who did it first. – Jermaine Dupri

48340. I go to clubs and if I notice the DJs are playing the records faster, then I’ll push the beats a little on the next record I make. A lot of people don’t know how to watch out for things like that. – Jermaine Dupri

48341. All the records I’ve made have pretty much been big club turntable records. You need to feel the rhythm. – Jermaine Dupri

48342. Because I was in Atlanta, people didn’t realize I’m one of the real forefathers in the game. – Jermaine Dupri

48343. I wanted to feel like an artist for once in my life. I wanted to use other producers for respect, to let them know that I listen to other people’s music and that I’m just not out here on my own page. – Jermaine Dupri

48344. Getting hit motivates me. It makes me punish the guy more. A fighter takes a punch, hits back with three punches. – Roberto Duran

48345. I’m not God – but I am something similar. – Roberto Duran

48346. When my parents separated, I was very grateful. – Christopher Durang

48347. Then in college I became obsessed with film, and wanted to be part of that. – Christopher Durang

48348. Since it’s based on my parents, it’s more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them. – Christopher Durang

48349. Since I also act, sometimes I get over my resentment and commit to the pitch as an acting job. – Christopher Durang

48350. My father knew the charming side of my mother, and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect, which was a respectable profession, but I don’t think that they actually got to know one another deeply. – Christopher Durang

48351. On the one hand, I’m grateful to be hired and thrilled to be paid. – Christopher Durang

48352. My parents didn’t really know one another. – Christopher Durang

48353. I grew up wanting to be a writer for theatre. – Christopher Durang

48354. I didn’t have a teacher like Sister Mary Ignatius. – Christopher Durang

48355. Laughter can bring a new perspective. – Christopher Durang

48356. And we used to do a lot of drugs and get very drunk on very cheap wine. – Santiago Durango

48357. We played a gig and we had a song that was offensive to people of the Jewish persuasion, and we led off with it, and they were offended by it, and that was that. – Santiago Durango

48358. And there was no money in Chicago for a band. – Santiago Durango

48359. Our very first gig in Melbourne was a confrontation. – Santiago Durango

48360. There’s fifty bands doing my riffs for ever and ever. – Santiago Durango

48361. They’re there because, for some reason, they have the notion that they’re supposed to be there. – Santiago Durango

48362. Until these college students came into town, we were all very poor and didn’t have money to do anything. – Santiago Durango

48363. We don’t analyze our lyrics. – Santiago Durango

48364. We don’t care about our audiences that much. We just go out and play. – Santiago Durango

48365. We never really wanted to play in California. – Santiago Durango

48366. We were just a bunch of high school kids who got into the Ramones together. – Santiago Durango

48367. A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within. – Ariel Durant

48368. Education is the transmission of civilization. – Ariel Durant

48369. It is good a philosopher should remind himself, now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity. – Ariel Durant

48370. The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it. – Ariel Durant

48371. Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom. – Will Durant

48372. The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority. – Will Durant

48373. The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers. – Will Durant

48374. The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife. – Will Durant

48375. The family is the nucleus of civilization. – Will Durant

48376. The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds. – Will Durant

48377. Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. – Will Durant

48378. To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves. Nothing is often a good thing to say, and always a clever thing to say. – Will Durant

48379. Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance. – Will Durant

48380. The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It’s the last thing a man will admit, that his mind ages. – Will Durant

48381. There have been only 268 of the past 3,421 years free of war. – Will Durant

48382. There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not cure. – Will Durant

48383. To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy. – Will Durant

48384. Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent. – Will Durant

48385. We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the last twenty-four hours; we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries. – Will Durant

48386. We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street an Broadway. – Will Durant

48387. Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn. – Will Durant

48388. When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near. – Will Durant

48389. One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. – Will Durant

48390. Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory. – Will Durant

48391. Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime. – Will Durant

48392. Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal. – Will Durant

48393. As soon as liberty is complete it dies in anarchy. – Will Durant

48394. Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard. – Will Durant

48395. A statesman cannot afford to be a moralist. – Will Durant

48396. Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos. – Will Durant

48397. Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice. – Will Durant

48398. Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity. – Will Durant

48399. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. – Will Durant

48400. Education is the transmission of civilization. – Will Durant

48401. Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art. – Will Durant

48402. History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice. – Will Durant

48403. I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income. – Will Durant

48404. If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his neighbor needs them; privately he is an unphilosophical anarchist, and thinks laws in his own case superfluous. – Will Durant

48405. In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order. – Will Durant

48406. Inquiry is fatal to certainty. – Will Durant

48407. It may be true that you can’t fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country. – Will Durant

48408. Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul. – Will Durant

48409. Man became free when he recognized that he was subject to law. – Will Durant

48410. Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions. – Will Durant

48411. Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years. – Will Durant

48412. Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle. – Will Durant

48413. My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. – Jimmy Durante

48414. Politics is developing more comedians than radio ever did. – Jimmy Durante

48415. Be a awful nice to ’em goin’ up, because you’re gonna meet ’em all comin’ down. – Jimmy Durante

48416. Be kind to people on the way up – you’ll meet them again on your way down. – Jimmy Durante

48417. I hate music, especially when it’s played. – Jimmy Durante

48418. Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down. – Jimmy Durante

48419. Why can’t everybody leave everybody else the hell alone. – Jimmy Durante

48420. Man is the only animal that can be skinned more than once. – Jimmy Durante

48421. Must all of them and their families be physically abolished? Of course not? They must be ‘liquidated’ or melted in the hot fire of exile and labor into the proletarian masses. – Walter Duranty

48422. The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds. – Walter Duranty

48423. It’s afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn’t necessarily prove that you loved him. – Marguerite Duras

48424. You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they’re simply unbearable. – Marguerite Duras

48425. When a woman drinks it’s as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It’s a slur on the divine in our nature. – Marguerite Duras

48426. The house a woman creates is a Utopia. She can’t help it – can’t help trying to interest her nearest and dearest not in happiness itself but in the search for it. – Marguerite Duras

48427. The best way to fill time is to waste it. – Marguerite Duras

48428. No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation. – Marguerite Duras

48429. Men like women who write. Even though they don’t say so. A writer is a foreign country. – Marguerite Duras

48430. It’s only women who are not really quite women at all, frivolous women who have no idea, who neglect repairs. – Marguerite Duras

48431. It was the men I deceived the most that I loved the most. – Marguerite Duras

48432. In love there are no vacations. No such thing. Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that. – Marguerite Duras

48433. I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate. – Marguerite Duras

48434. I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we’ve ever met. – Marguerite Duras

48435. Heterosexuality is dangerous. It tempts you to aim at a perfect duality of desire. – Marguerite Duras

48436. Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day. – Marguerite Duras

48437. Alcohol doesn’t console, it doesn’t fill up anyone’s psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn’t comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny. – Marguerite Duras

48438. Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist. It’s absolutely unavoidable. – Marguerite Duras

48439. You know, the purpose of reconciliation is to avoid the filibuster. The filibuster is an effort to talk something to death. – Dick Durbin

48440. We will have health care reform in America. – Dick Durbin

48441. We can’t do much about ensuring that the homeland is safe if our local police and sheriffs’ departments don’t have the personnel they need to keep our streets and neighborhoods secure. – Dick Durbin

48442. Unfortunately the Republican tax cut will deny important revenues to many states facing their own deficits. This will create greater pressure for higher state and local taxes. – Dick Durbin

48443. We all join the President in applauding the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in uniform. But we must continue to provide them the tools they need to accomplish the difficult tasks they face. – Dick Durbin

48444. Millions of Americans take vitamins safely every day, including me. Vitamins and mineral supplements taken in recommended doses are safe. It’s the designer supplements that are worrisome. – Dick Durbin

48445. Our party is a diverse one, as is my home state of Illinois. – Dick Durbin

48446. It simply isn’t fair for senators to cut to the front of the line when seniors around the country have been forced to wait for hours to get a flu shot. – Dick Durbin

48447. It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay. We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches, parades and monuments. – Dick Durbin

48448. If we do nothing, as the Republicans suggest, we’re going to see health care costs reach a point where small businesses can’t afford it and families can’t afford it. We’re going to see people turned down from pre-existing conditions. We’re going to find the Medicare doughnut hole – a gap in coverage that’s going to hurt a lot of seniors. – Dick Durbin

48449. These are men and women who are willing to risk their lives in defense of their country. And the fact that their orientation – sexual orientation’s been held against them is a blot on our nation’s reputation. – Dick Durbin

48450. There is no room for legal hair-splitting when it comes to the humane treatment of detainees – not in a nation founded on the rule of law and respect for human rights. – Dick Durbin

48451. If my life were a song it would be called ‘Don’t Stop Believing’. Yeah. – James Durbin

48452. The first think I did when I found out I was a finalist, was, I don’t remember, because it felt like it was an out of body experience. – James Durbin

48453. It is what it is, it is what you make it. – James Durbin

48454. The first time I heard The Beatles, I cried. It was ‘Let it Be’. – James Durbin

48455. I have Tourettes and Aspergers, but Tourrets and Aspergers don’t have me. You know, I’m doing what I can to suppress it and I don’t let it take advantage of me. It’s not who I am. You know, I’m James Durbin. Like I said in the beginning, I am here to show America who I am, and it is what it is. – James Durbin

48456. I appreciate what others have done in the past especially for my genre, and my style of singing. And they sure put a footprint – you know, they got the foot in the door, but I’m going to put my foot straight through the door. – James Durbin

48457. As soon as I got up on that stage, and I remembered how welcoming and warming the judges, their presence is, and it was just all uphill from there. – James Durbin

48458. My favorite type of music to sing and to listen to, you know, rock. It’s not always metal, but you know, half the time it is. Metal’s cool, you know? Not everybody on ‘American Idol’ listens to metal. – James Durbin

48459. No single man can be taken as a model for a perfect figure, for no man lives on earth who is endowed with the whole of beauty. – Albrecht Durer

48460. Why has God given me such magnificent talent? It is a curse as well as a great blessing. – Albrecht Durer

48461. What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things. – Albrecht Durer

48462. Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence. – Albrecht Durer

48463. My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life, for he had no resources other than the proceeds of his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family. – Albrecht Durer

48464. If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle. – Albrecht Durer

48465. Help us to recognize your voice, help us not to be allured by the madness of the world, so that we may never fall away from you, O Lord Jesus Christ. – Albrecht Durer

48466. And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art. – Albrecht Durer

48467. As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art. – Albrecht Durer

48468. There just is exponentially more money in the movie business than in the music business. As a result there are more people involved in the creative process. – Adam Duritz

48469. When so much money is involved in these movies, someone somewhere is going to try to screw you. – Adam Duritz

48470. Truth is, you make albums, and some of those songs are hits, and some of the greatest hits albums have songs that weren’t hits. You have a career, the reason why we’re still around 10 years is that we do have successful songs. – Adam Duritz

48471. But what you realise after you’ve been in the business for a while is that people develop opinions about you that don’t have anything to do with your music, they like or dislike you for a million reasons, they like or dislike you for your last record. – Adam Duritz

48472. My life isn’t necessarily more important than anyone else’s: I’m just better in talking about it. – Adam Duritz

48473. For me, songwriting is something like breathing: I just do it. But that doesn’t mean you’re fantastic. – Adam Duritz

48474. All my songs are where I am. – Adam Duritz

48475. Sometimes the world seems like a big hole. You spend all your life shouting down it and all you hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole. – Adam Duritz

48476. If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts. – Adam Duritz

48477. Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is involved, and which, consequently, cannot be explained by the social and general causes of the phenomenon. – Emile Durkheim

48478. It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh. – Emile Durkheim

48479. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned. – Emile Durkheim

48480. Sadness does not inhere in things; it does not reach us from the world and through mere contemplation of the world. It is a product of our own thought. We create it out of whole cloth. – Emile Durkheim

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48481. You can’t get any pictures from way back there. – Leo Durocher

48482. Nobody ever won a pennant without a star shortstop. – Leo Durocher

48483. Show me a good loser and I’ll show you an idiot. – Leo Durocher

48484. Some guys are admired for coming to play, as the saying goes. I prefer those who come to kill. – Leo Durocher

48485. There are only five things you can do in baseball – run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power. – Leo Durocher

48486. What are we out at the park for, except to win? – Leo Durocher

48487. God watches over drunks and third baseman. – Leo Durocher

48488. Win any way you can as long as you can get away with it. – Leo Durocher

48489. Nice guys finish last. – Leo Durocher

48490. You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it. – Leo Durocher

48491. You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain. – Leo Durocher

48492. Winning is a habit. – Leo Durocher

48493. In the olden days, the umpire didn’t have to take any courses in mind reading. The pitcher told you he was going to throw at you. – Leo Durocher

48494. If you don’t win, you’re going to be fired. If you do win, you’ve only put off the day you’re going to be fired. – Leo Durocher

48495. I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes. – Leo Durocher

48496. I never did say that you can’t be a nice guy and win. I said that if I was playing third base and my mother rounded third with the winning run, I’d trip her up. – Leo Durocher

48497. I made a game effort to argue but two things were against me: the umpires and the rules. – Leo Durocher

48498. I come to win. – Leo Durocher

48499. How you play the game is for college ball. When you’re playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters. – Leo Durocher

48500. Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you. – Leo Durocher

48501. Buy a steak for a player on another club after the game, but don’t even speak to him on the field. Get out there and beat them to death. – Leo Durocher

48502. Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand. – Leo Durocher

48503. As long as I’ve got a chance to beat you I’m going to take it. – Leo Durocher

48504. I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren’t any rules, how could you break them? – Leo Durocher

48505. All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger. It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization. – Gerald Durrell

48506. Zoos should concentrate more on the preservation side of things. – Gerald Durrell

48507. Music is only love looking for words. – Lawrence Durrell

48508. Our inventions mirror our secret wishes. – Lawrence Durrell

48509. We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the measure to which we are responsive to it. – Lawrence Durrell

48510. Truth disappears with the telling of it. – Lawrence Durrell

48511. Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. – Lawrence Durrell

48512. There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature. – Lawrence Durrell

48513. The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time. – Lawrence Durrell

48514. Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which we cannot bear rather than to rest content with the fictions we manufacture out of each other. – Lawrence Durrell

48515. Old age is an insult. It’s like being smacked. – Lawrence Durrell

48516. No one can go on being a rebel too long without turning into an autocrat. – Lawrence Durrell

48517. Music was invented to confirm human loneliness. – Lawrence Durrell

48518. For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential – the imagination. – Lawrence Durrell

48519. A city becomes a world when one loves one of it’s inhabitants. – Lawrence Durrell

48520. The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time… love lavished on absolute fools. Love’s a charity ward, you know. – Lawrence Durrell

48521. Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened. – Lawrence Durrell

48522. A woman’s best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying. – Lawrence Durrell

48523. Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist. – Lawrence Durrell

48524. Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie. – Lawrence Durrell

48525. History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living. – Lawrence Durrell

48526. It is not love that is blind, but jealousy. – Lawrence Durrell

48527. I imagine, therefore I belong and am free. – Lawrence Durrell

48528. Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think. – Lawrence Durrell

48529. I’m trying to die correctly, but it’s very difficult, you know. – Lawrence Durrell

48530. I had become, with the approach of night, once more aware of loneliness and time – those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything. – Lawrence Durrell

48531. It takes a lot of energy and a lot of neurosis to write a novel. If you were really sensible, you’d do something else. – Lawrence Durrell

48532. We are the world. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48533. We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48534. When death has you by the throat, you don’t mince words. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48535. Who sows fear, reaps weapons. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48536. Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48537. Without tolerance, our world turns into hell. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48538. World history is tragic. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48539. You can’t take back an act you were able to think. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48540. Truth is always a delusion. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48541. The freedom of each individual can only be the freedom of all. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48542. The difference between humans and wild animals is that humans pray before they commit murder. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48543. The art of the cuisine, when fully mastered, is the one human capability of which only good things can be said. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48544. Someone who is about to die does not mourn the dead. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48545. Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48546. Revolutions demand enormous sacrifices and, at the same time, create a new need to change the world again. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48547. Resistance at all cost is the most senseless act there is. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48548. Power is paradoxical. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48549. There are thoughts we must not think. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48550. Pretend to be dumb, that’s the only way to reach old age. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48551. So then learn to conquer your fear. This is the only art we have to master nowadays: to look at things without fear, and to fearlessly do right. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48552. The problems of all of humanity can only be solved by all of humanity. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48553. The rightful claim to dissent is an existential right of the individual. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48554. The savages don’t have atom bombs. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48555. The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look at it from an ideal viewpoint. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48556. There are risks which are not acceptable: the destruction of humanity is one of them. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48557. There is a moment when nothing can be wiped out and left behind any more, when there is only reality and reality is horrifying. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48558. This inhuman world has to become more humane. But how? – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48559. Today’s Communism can survive only if it abandons the myth of an infallible party, if it continues to think, and if it becomes democratic. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48560. Today’s difference between Russia and the United States is that in Russia everybody takes everybody else for a spy, and in the United States everybody takes everybody else for a criminal. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48561. People like us who are on their last leg can only understand comedies. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48562. The evolution of humans can not only be seen as the grand total of their wars; it is also defined by the evolution of the human mind and the development of the human consciousness. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48563. The worst possible turn can not be programmed. It is caused by coincidence. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48564. Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48565. The only remedy against hunger is reasonable birth control. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48566. A major power can afford a military debacle only when it looks like a political victory. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48567. A state always calls itself fatherland when it is ready for murder. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48568. A story has been thought through to the end when it has taken the worst possible turn. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48569. Our science has become terrible, our research dangerous, our findings deadly. We physicists have to make peace with reality. Reality is not as strong as we are. We will ruin reality. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48570. Above all, be suspicious of your fatherland. Nobody is more inclined to become a murderer than a fatherland. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48571. Communism is a proposition to structure the world more reasonably, a proposition for changing the world. As such, we have to analyze it and, if we deem it reasonable, act upon it. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48572. Emotions have no place in business, unless you do business with them. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48573. Everything in the world can be changed, my dear Florestan, but the human being. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48574. Everything that is necessary is also easy. You just have to accept it. And the most necessary, the most natural matter on this planet is death. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48575. For a person who is dying only eternity counts. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48576. For people who have no critical acumen, a state is a mythical entity, for those who think critically it is a rational fiction, created by man in order to facilitate human coexistence. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48577. I am a man, and God is hiding from us humans. We are unable to see Him, we can only search for Him. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48578. In a society which is structured the wrong way, piety has no effect. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48579. It is easy to kill when you don’t see your victim. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48580. It is inhuman to continue a war which could easily be ended. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48581. It is surely easier to confess a murder over a cup of coffee than in front of a jury. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48582. Only the freedom of mind can prevent the state from becoming totalitarian and from issuing totalitarian demands. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48583. Justice is horrible. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48584. Man is imperfect. The reality he creates is always endangered by man. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48585. News reports don’t change the world. Only facts change it, and those have already happened when we get the news. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48586. Nothing that has been thought can ever be taken back. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48587. One does not set fire to a world which is already lost. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48588. A story is not finished, until it took the worst turn. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48589. Human life is beyond comprehension. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

48590. The bourgeoisie might blast and ruin its own world before it leaves the stage of history. – Buenaventura Durruti

48591. We carry a new world here, in our hearts. That world is growing this minute. – Buenaventura Durruti

48592. We are ready to end fascism once and for all, even in spite of the Republican government. – Buenaventura Durruti

48593. There are only two roads, victory for the working class, freedom, or victory for the fascists which means tyranny. Both combatants know what’s in store for the loser. – Buenaventura Durruti

48594. No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges. – Buenaventura Durruti

48595. It is we the workers who built these palaces and cities here in Spain and in America and everywhere. We, the workers, can build others to take their place. And better ones! We are not in the least afraid of ruins. – Buenaventura Durruti

48596. We are going to inherit the earth; there is not the slightest doubt about that. – Buenaventura Durruti

48597. Being in front of all these people staring at you and it helps you to dig down and become more emotional and get lost in it as you’re feeding on people’s energy. – Fred Durst

48598. I think they’d rather us follow our hearts and I hope that’s what some people will understand. – Fred Durst

48599. My life. The life I’m living that’s where all my inspiration comes from. Real life experiences. – Fred Durst

48600. There’s an insecure part of me that comes out of me, I get nervous. I don’t know why, I wish I could overcome it because it gives me an anxiety feeling. – Fred Durst

48601. It’s okay to laugh in the bedroom so long as you don’t point. – Will Durst

48602. There is humor in the specter of the worst disaster in our nation’s history. All I have to do is sweep away the debris of shock to find it. – Will Durst

48603. Well, we won the war. You know what that means. In twenty years, we’ll all be driving Iraqi cars. – Will Durst

48604. Men are superior to women, for one thing they can urinate from a speeding car. – Will Durst

48605. I hate the outdoors. To me the outdoors is where the car is. – Will Durst

48606. How did sex come to be thought of as dirty in the first place? God must have been a Republican. – Will Durst

48607. Comedy is defiance. It’s a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it’s the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale. – Will Durst

48608. I’m glad Reagan is president. Of course, I’m a professional comedian. – Will Durst

48609. Sex and drugs and rock and roll. – Ian Dury

48610. I haven’t shaken my fists at the moon. – Ian Dury

48611. I was very happily married and never broke my vows. – Dan Duryea

48612. If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if the simplest things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive. – Eleanora Duse

48613. I did not use paint, I made myself up morally. – Eleanora Duse

48614. The weaker partner in a marriage is the one who loves the most. – Eleanora Duse

48615. When we grow old, there can only be one regret – not to have given enough of ourselves. – Eleanora Duse

48616. The one happiness is to shut one’s door upon a little room, with a table before one, and to create; to create life in that isolation from life. – Eleanora Duse

48617. If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive. – Eleonora Duse

48618. To help, to continually help and share, that is the sum of all knowledge; that is the meaning of art. – Eleonora Duse

48619. If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea, and never come nearer to humanity than that! – Eleonora Duse

48620. When you get to your mid-20s, you start to feel responsibilities for the things that you do and the people around you. It’s a cool age. – Eliza Dushku

48621. When I worked with Jamie Lee Curtis in True Lies, she told me, You need a plan B, because when you have six months to a year off, you can go nuts. You need to have another focus. – Eliza Dushku

48622. We didn’t have a TV in the living room and all my friends thought we were kind of weird. When they’d come over, my mom wanted to talk to them about current events. – Eliza Dushku

48623. TV can be a long commitment. – Eliza Dushku

48624. There is definitely something sexy about a girl with an attitude and a pair of leather pants. – Eliza Dushku

48625. The letters from jail are always disconcerting. – Eliza Dushku

48626. My parents divorced when I was born, and my mother is a political science professor, like a feminist Mormon, which is sort of an oxymoron. – Eliza Dushku

48627. It’s easy to play a bad girl: You just do everything you’ve been told not to do, and you don’t have to deal with the consequences, because it’s only acting. – Eliza Dushku

48628. My mom is this liberal, feminist, Mormon powerhouse. I just love her to death. – Eliza Dushku

48629. Go big or go home. Because it’s true. What do you have to lose? – Eliza Dushku

48630. In my first movie, That Night, with Juliette Lewis, I had a scene with two other girls where we applied a cream to our chests to make our breasts grow. I was 10. – Eliza Dushku

48631. My mother would take groups of students to different countries and always brought us along, so by the time I was 10, I had been to Russia, China, Nicaragua and several other countries. – Eliza Dushku

48632. For the longest time, I thought I was a boy. I really did. I wore boys’ clothes, played tag football. – Eliza Dushku

48633. I don’t care who you are, everyone has been through it – that feeling where you’d like to be someone else. – Eliza Dushku

48634. I don’t let guys do hickeys. That’s like a dog marking his territory or something. – Eliza Dushku

48635. I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right hook during my first week on the job. It was awful. They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that. – Eliza Dushku

48636. I was raised in Boston by three older brothers and a very strong and empowering single mom. – Eliza Dushku

48637. I’m a more mature actress now. – Eliza Dushku

48638. I’m self-confident and not afraid to speak my mind. – Eliza Dushku

48639. If I wasn’t doing this, I’d be in school studying political science or socioeconomic something. I love visiting different cultures and finding out how they make up a society. – Eliza Dushku

48640. Each year, I say I’m going to go to school next year. It’s inevitable that I’ll end up getting my education. – Eliza Dushku

48641. Kolkata is the relatively unexplored part of India as far as Hindi films are concerned. – Sanjay Dutt

48642. I keep the bad-boy image just to make my fans happy. – Sanjay Dutt

48643. We’re making a commercial Hindi film catering to all types of audiences. – Sanjay Dutt

48644. Parineeta is a classic love story. – Sanjay Dutt

48645. Kolkata is a great city, has great food and great people. We had some problems finding the kind of old buildings we were looking for, and even handling the crowds, but on the whole it was fun shooting there. – Sanjay Dutt

48646. I’m getting some really good work. And because I’m delivering what they want, more good work is coming my way. – Sanjay Dutt

48647. I have always done films with friends rather than strangers. – Sanjay Dutt

48648. I don’t know how the poor farmers deal with such situations in real life. It’s really sad. – Sanjay Dutt

48649. As an actor, I’ve grown considerably. It’s taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I’ve really opened up a lot. – Sanjay Dutt

48650. As an actor, I am meant to dabble with different themes and genres. – Sanjay Dutt

48651. As a person, I’m pretty much the same except that I’ve come to terms with who my real friends and supporters are. I don’t get particularly friendly with new people at first go. – Sanjay Dutt

48652. A good script and a good brief from the director is enough to let me know what is expected of me. – Sanjay Dutt

48653. The film is a romance with songs and dances, aimed at a family audience. – Sanjay Dutt

48654. I have this huge lion tattoo embossed on my arm. I was a little worried as to how we would cover it up. But my makeup man covered the tattoo with makeup. It took close to two hours. – Sanjay Dutt

48655. Acting is the easiest money you’ll ever make in your life, and directing is probably the hardest money. – Charles S. Dutton

48656. First of all, you look at Rocky films now, and if that isn’t a cartoon series there isn’t any cartoon series. I mean there’s no way anybody is going to take that amount of punishment in fifteen rounds. – Charles S. Dutton

48657. You’re 5 feet nothing, a hundred and nothing. – Charles S. Dutton

48658. What I learned as an actor was the only way you could really do August Wilson’s work, you had to leave an ounce of your essence on that stage,… Otherwise it was impossible. – Charles S. Dutton

48659. This directing thing just sort of fell my way and landed in my lap. – Charles S. Dutton

48660. The thing is, the studio then forget that you’re an actor and that you can do other things, and so since they pay you for that, they don’t want you to do anything else. – Charles S. Dutton

48661. Juan Hernandez was an actor out of New York, but what made Juan so great and what made Omar so great was that they both already knew how to box, so we didn’t have to take them into a gym and teach them how to throw a left jab. – Charles S. Dutton

48662. I’m trying my hand at writing. I’m writing a couple of projects for HBO, a half hour comedy and a miniseries. – Charles S. Dutton

48663. I still make more money as I do as an actor than director, however I don’t want to be a commercial director. – Charles S. Dutton

48664. I just don’t want to do a movie because it paid me a lot of money. – Charles S. Dutton

48665. I don’t even know if I can call myself a director. – Charles S. Dutton

48666. For me, I have to love it and feel something for it because you’re going to be stuck with it for two years, and if you don’t love it it’s going to look like that on screen. – Charles S. Dutton

48667. Because I killed a guy in real life, and because my character kills a guy onstage, they said I could never do anything this great again. I resented that. – Charles S. Dutton

48668. And like everybody else, I like the Rocky movies, but if you look at them again you can see all the misses, but the intensity of it, but that wasn’t what this is. – Charles S. Dutton

48669. I didn’t go to film school, I went to acting school. – Charles S. Dutton

48670. Why would anyone expect Tyson to come out smarter? He went to prison for four years, not Princeton. – Lou Duva

48671. It’s hard to start from the bottom. – Lou Duva

48672. I’m always going back to one thing – my family… It’s my family, my religion, my fighters. Put them in any order you want. – Lou Duva

48673. I love what I’m doing. It’s my life. When it’s time to go, I’ll probably be fighting to get out of the casket. I’ll be yelling at the priest instead of a referee. – Lou Duva

48674. Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing. – David Duval

48675. I know the Haitian people because I am the Haitian people. – Francois Duvalier

48676. The president is here, strong and firm as a monkey’s tail. – Jean Claude Duvalier

48677. It is the destiny of the people of Haiti to suffer. – Jean Claude Duvalier

48678. It’s hard to be scared when there are 80 people around you. – Clea Duvall

48679. My senior year I was basically supporting myself, so it was like, Do you want to eat and pay the rent, or do you want to go to school? I wanted to eat and pay the rent. – Clea Duvall

48680. Teachers didn’t like me very much. They thought I was just this punk kid and they always wanted to kick me out. – Clea Duvall

48681. I love Les Beaux Peeps. Everyone in that band works together really well. I used to go out to see bands a lot; now it seems there just aren’t any I like. – Clea Duvall

48682. I don’t like anything new. – Clea Duvall

48683. Because of the high altitude, you get drunk really fast. So everyone’s drunk all the time. – Clea Duvall

48684. I was a loner in high school. I keep to myself, but I love life. – Clea Duvall

48685. I try to keep an open mind but I’m so tired of the mediocrity. – Clea Duvall

48686. I talk too quiet, and I have to yell on stage. – Clea Duvall

48687. I’ve gotten better at not making people feel uncomfortable with my shyness. – Clea Duvall

48688. It takes 300 years, it seems, for the great bands to get their due. – Clea Duvall

48689. I like horror movies, they’re fun. It was the most fun I’ve had on a movie set. – Clea Duvall

48690. It was strange at times. We had to make out so much that we kind of got over it. It was really awkward. – Clea Duvall

48691. I’m a lot more grounded now, a lot more settled in my skin. – Clea Duvall

48692. To this day, I still think Lonesome Dove is my best part. – Robert Duvall

48693. Spending two years on my uncle’s ranch in Montana as a young man gave me the wisdom and the thrust to do westerns. – Robert Duvall

48694. The cultural contrast I saw between religions… Catholics have a lot of mediators, going through saints and Mary or whatever. Protestants in general say things to God directly. – Robert Duvall

48695. My uncle always said that I could have been a rancher. – Robert Duvall

48696. The greatest king of Israel, King David, the author of the Psalms, sent a man out to die in battle so that he could sleep with his wife. – Robert Duvall

48697. The money part is one of the most difficult things. Coppola always said I should do a tango movie. If it hadn’t been for him, I don’t know where we would have gotten the money. – Robert Duvall

48698. There was nothing wrong with shouting at God. – Robert Duvall

48699. Too many people think that economics is this subject that should wait until the university level. But it can’t wait that long. – Robert Duvall

48700. We all have a cradle-to-the-grave journey to make and, in between, what do you do? There’s got to be something hereafter. – Robert Duvall

48701. We either accept weaknesses in good people or we have to tear pages out of the Bible. – Robert Duvall

48702. You get below the Mason-Dixon line and you have some of the best music, culture, the two races, the literature, and it’s so rich. – Robert Duvall

48703. You have a little bit of feeling for everyone you play. – Robert Duvall

48704. You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right. If you’re making a fiction film, it’s entertainment, but you want it to be as real as possible. – Robert Duvall

48705. Today, everything has to be made by committee, and has to have special effects, but there’s always room for good films. – Robert Duvall

48706. You just can’t take a crash course to be a tango dancer in a movie. – Robert Duvall

48707. God does guide the lives of individuals and does fill them with the Holy Ghost. – Robert Duvall

48708. Very often some of the religious miracle plays you see on television can be very corny, I find. And so simplistic. – Robert Duvall

48709. Being a star is an agent’s dream, not an actor’s. – Robert Duvall

48710. High Noon is a pretty corny movie. – Robert Duvall

48711. Hollywood is still the mecca for good or bad, but it isn’t the beginning or end for filmmaking. – Robert Duvall

48712. I always thought of myself as a later bloomer, so I like some of my work more later than earlier. – Robert Duvall

48713. I don’t have many people showing up at my door. Very few people come out. When they do, I get a little suspicious. I live way up on a hill, way, way back in the country. – Robert Duvall

48714. Around my own friends, I like to mess around. – Robert Duvall

48715. I like to do things that I develop from the ground up. – Robert Duvall

48716. It’s a cyclical thing. When they make one, everyone loves them. Different genres come around in succession. People always welcome the western. It’s America’s genre. – Robert Duvall

48717. My father’s people… are from Fairfax in northern Virginia, just across the Mason-Dixon line. So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a great general. – Robert Duvall

48718. Although it wasn’t that easy to do, it was wonderful working with John Wayne. – Robert Duvall

48719. It’s no big thing, but you make big things out of little things sometimes. – Robert Duvall

48720. I’m better than Olivier. – Robert Duvall

48721. I’ll keep on acting ’til they wipe the drool. I like the business. I like to do different parts and diverse characters. I haven’t lost my enthusiasm yet! – Robert Duvall

48722. I wouldn’t mind starting to ride some more if I had a really good horse to just work a little bit with every day. – Robert Duvall

48723. I wanted to show that crime doesn’t pay. If you are saved and accept the Lord, you cannot use that as an excuse to avoid punishment. – Robert Duvall

48724. I love the smell of juice boxes in the morning. – Robert Duvall

48725. Making it big in this world is such a rip-off, you gotta keep your head together or it can be totally without meaning. – Shelley Duvall

48726. You think he’s going to like you better, but then one day you look in the mirror and realize you’ve changed yourself – physically and emotionally – into a woman who’s totally different from the one he was attracted to the first place. – Shelley Duvall

48727. The world doesn’t end just because one thing goes wrong. – Shelley Duvall

48728. Pigs are not that dirty. And they’re smart, strange little creatures. They just need love. – Shelley Duvall

48729. Somewhere along the line, Bob said I’d better begin taking this business seriously, because, whether I liked it or not, I had a career. – Shelley Duvall

48730. Take events in your life seriously, take work seriously, but don’t take yourself seriously, or you’ll become affected, pompous and boring. – Shelley Duvall

48731. No matter what it is, pick yourself up and go on to the next project. – Shelley Duvall

48732. There’s nothing that can beat the feeling of doing a movie or a TV show that makes everyone feel good. – Shelley Duvall

48733. Two months later at a party, Bernard pulled me into a closet and proposed. I said yes. – Shelley Duvall

48734. We live from day to day and get as much joy out of experiencing as we can. – Shelley Duvall

48735. You don’t direct ostriches, you herd them. – Shelley Duvall

48736. In Houston everyone owns guns and uses ’em – sometimes just for the hell of it. – Shelley Duvall

48737. I’m one of those people who thinks you can have a happy life and still be an artist. – Shelley Duvall

48738. When I’d finished, everybody said they wanted me for this movie. At first I thought they meant a nudie flick since an awful lot of nudies are made in Houston. – Shelley Duvall

48739. I don’t know if I was a desirable person, not just physically but emotionally and mentally and intellectually. I still have a long way go and a lot to learn, but I’m on my way, I don’t think I’m terribly attractive, but I’m comfortable with my looks. – Shelley Duvall

48740. And of course, now that Bernard and I have found each other forever, we’re determined to create our own little world in order to survive the one we’re in. – Shelley Duvall

48741. Anyway, I went out and bought thousands of dollars worth of mature clothes so I’d look like a person to be taken seriously, instead of a pretty little twit. – Shelley Duvall

48742. Bernard and I intend doing a lot with our lives and that includes actively helping other people. But how can we tell you our plans when we haven’t finished making them yet? – Shelley Duvall

48743. But I never let a fantasy get away, because I always stop to analyze it. – Shelley Duvall

48744. But most of what I’ve learned about acting – and a lot of what I’ve learned about life in the past seven years – was taught to me by Robert Altman. – Shelley Duvall

48745. In school the kids thought I was freaky because I made straight A’s and daydreamed a lot. – Shelley Duvall

48746. Having been an actress before becoming a producer has helped, because I realize the needs. – Shelley Duvall

48747. I felt little awkward about taking one boyfriend to see a film starring another boyfriend. – Shelley Duvall

48748. I like to pick my own vegetables. – Shelley Duvall

48749. I suppose I learned organization from Altman. – Shelley Duvall

48750. I was traveling in Europe with Paul and suddenly realized my passport still said I was Mrs. Sampson. – Shelley Duvall

48751. I’m not afraid of aging. – Shelley Duvall

48752. Acting in films hasn’t changed me. I feel exactly the same. – Shelley Duvall

48753. For a while we lived in a tent we’d pitched inside his parents’ house and we slept on pillows. – Shelley Duvall

48754. Mozart is sweet sunshine. – Antonin Dvorak

48755. I often shoot with scissors in my eyes. – Allan Dwan

48756. There’s always a certain amount of camera improvisation. – Allan Dwan

48757. You can disguise any set with lights and shadows. – Allan Dwan

48758. Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen, filled with nothing the body can use. – Andrea Dworkin

48759. No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it. – Andrea Dworkin

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48760. You think intercourse is a private act; it’s not, it’s a social act. Men are sexually predatory in life; and women are sexually manipulative. When two individuals come together and leave their gender outside the bedroom door, then they make love. – Andrea Dworkin

48761. “Women’s fashion” is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women. – Andrea Dworkin

48762. Women, for centuries not having access to pornography and now unable to bear looking at the muck on the supermarket shelves, are astonished. Women do not believe that men believe what pornography says about women. But they do. From the worst to the best of them, they do. – Andrea Dworkin

48763. Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Some of us have ventured out nevertheless, and so far we have not fallen off. It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not. – Andrea Dworkin

48764. While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women, is called theory, or idea, or fact. – Andrea Dworkin

48765. The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable. – Andrea Dworkin

48766. The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it. – Andrea Dworkin

48767. The argument between wives and whores is an old one; each one thinking that whatever she is, at least she is not the other. – Andrea Dworkin

48768. Seduction is often difficult to distinguish from rape. In seduction, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine. – Andrea Dworkin

48769. Poetry, the genre of purest beauty, was born of a truncated woman: her head severed from her body with a sword, a symbolic penis. – Andrea Dworkin

48770. Only when manhood is dead – and it will perish when ravaged femininity no longer sustains it – only then will we know what it is to be free. – Andrea Dworkin

48771. Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination. – Andrea Dworkin

48772. Woman is not born: she is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so. – Andrea Dworkin

48773. Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice. – Andrea Dworkin

48774. Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact. – Andrea Dworkin

48775. Childbearing is glorified in part because women die from it. – Andrea Dworkin

48776. Erotica is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer. – Andrea Dworkin

48777. As long as there is rape… there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in. – Andrea Dworkin

48778. A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered. – Andrea Dworkin

48779. Male supremacy is fused into the language, so that every sentence both heralds and affirms it. – Andrea Dworkin

48780. Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction, became marriage by capture. Marriage meant the taking was to extend in time, to be not only use of but possession of, or ownership. – Andrea Dworkin

48781. Men are distinguished from women by their commitment to do violence rather than to be victimized by it. – Andrea Dworkin

48782. Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name. – Andrea Dworkin

48783. Men know everything – all of them – all the time – no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are. – Andrea Dworkin

48784. Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us. – Andrea Dworkin

48785. Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating. – Andrea Dworkin

48786. One billion people in 175 countries will mark Earth Day. That puts tea parties in perspective, doesn’t it? – Greg Dworkin

48787. There are fewer and fewer Republicans. – Greg Dworkin

48788. If nice guys finish last, then great guys come in right after them. – Edward Dyer

48789. True hearts have eyes and ears, no tongues to speak; they hear and see, and sigh, and then they break. – Edward Dyer

48790. My mind to me a kingdom is, such present joys therein I find, that it excels all other bliss. – Edward Dyer

48791. And love is love in beggars and in kings. – Edward Dyer

48792. Some have too much, yet still do crave; I little have, and seek no more. They are but poor, though much they have, And I am rich with little store. – Edward Dyer

48793. Painting is really good fun, I have always enjoyed it. As long as I paint what I want with the freedom that I enjoy, I never tire. – John Dyer

48794. I want to paint big, bright, optimistic pictures of the place I love. – John Dyer

48795. In some parts of the world there is very little tidal movement. – John Dyer

48796. I was told I was talented when I applied to Falmouth School of Art and that I should consider skipping the course and proceeding directly to degree level. – John Dyer

48797. My father is a well known artist, Ted Dyer, who has been painting for many years. Our work is very different, but growing up surrounded by paintings, paints, easels and art books does have an effect. – John Dyer

48798. My great love is my home county of Cornwall, I love to sit and watch people enjoying themselves on the beaches and in the harbour towns of Cornwall. – John Dyer

48799. On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise. For now I am content to explore my own home and our nearest neighbour France. – John Dyer

48800. I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed, but I like the pleasure boats. – John Dyer

48801. St Michaels Mount is a favourite place of mine; people will walk across to the Mount all day and assume they will be able to walk home. The spectacle of hundreds of people realising that the path they walked over on is disappearing under several feet of water is very amusing. – John Dyer

48802. The lifestyle that an artist can have, the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines, was a very attractive one. – John Dyer

48803. The majority of my work is from life. I spend most fine days from May to October painting outside. – John Dyer

48804. The most amazing thing to me about the sea is the tide. A harbour like St. Ives is totally transformed in a very short space of time by the arrival or departure of the sea. – John Dyer

48805. The paintings by Van Gough and Chagall had a big influence on me. – John Dyer

48806. While I was at college studying design I decided to paint. I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest. – John Dyer

48807. My optimism for life carried through my work. – John Dyer

48808. Digital media has destroyed much of the magic and mystery of the medium. – John Dyer

48809. It’s a terrible thing wishing that it can be someone else’s tragedy. – John Dyer

48810. I use about 20 different colours to retain the luminance in my work. – John Dyer

48811. And he that will this health deny, down among the dead men let him lie. – John Dyer

48812. During the winter when the weather is too poor to work outside, I do use drawings and photographs, but I change my work so it is not just a time and place study. – John Dyer

48813. I apply paint directly from the tube and with my fingers. – John Dyer

48814. I decided to become a painter when my first four paintings where all published and attracted a great deal of interest. I exhibited one of them and it was sold. – John Dyer

48815. I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life. My father Ted Dyer is an artist, and from a very early age I have spent time painting and drawing. – John Dyer

48816. I have improved the way in which I paint. The colours are cleaner and there is more energy in the brush work. – John Dyer

48817. I studied for my degree in London and consequently ended up spending five years away from Cornwall. I deliberately moved away from the coast to experience a different way of life. – John Dyer

48818. I love the sea’s sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time. – John Dyer

48819. I paint what I see, not what a camera would see. – John Dyer

48820. I realised that if I did what I wanted to do, it would work. – John Dyer

48821. I really enjoy squeezing out a big lump of paint directly onto the canvas and leaving it; fresh, immediate and sometimes shocking. – John Dyer

48822. I still take photographs for my own use, personal studies. I do not feel that I can fully express my views through the medium and this is why I have moved towards painting. – John Dyer

48823. I have lived in Cornwall from the age of 4, so I have always been aware of the artistic heritage that the county has. I feel very proud to be able to connect to this. – John Dyer

48824. I use a wide selection of colours. It is impossible to produce work like mine using only the primary colours as they only mix a certain range of colour. – John Dyer

48825. The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about. – Wayne Dyer

48826. The fact that you are willing to say, “I do not understand, and it is fine,” is the greatest understanding you could exhibit. – Wayne Dyer

48827. The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do. – Wayne Dyer

48828. Successful people make money. It’s not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do. – Wayne Dyer

48829. Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed. – Wayne Dyer

48830. Simply put, you believer that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy. – Wayne Dyer

48831. Self-worth comes from one thing – thinking that you are worthy. – Wayne Dyer

48832. Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made. – Wayne Dyer

48833. Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others. – Wayne Dyer

48834. People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most. – Wayne Dyer

48835. The last suit that you wear, you don’t need any pockets. – Wayne Dyer

48836. When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. – Wayne Dyer

48837. Relationships based on obligation lack dignity. – Wayne Dyer

48838. There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only scarcity of resolve to make it happen. – Wayne Dyer

48839. There is no way to prosperity, prosperity is the way. – Wayne Dyer

48840. There’s nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively. – Wayne Dyer

48841. Transformation literally means going beyond your form. – Wayne Dyer

48842. We are Divine enough to ask and we are important enough to receive. – Wayne Dyer

48843. What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside of you. – Wayne Dyer

48844. What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. – Wayne Dyer

48845. When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. – Wayne Dyer

48846. When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out – because that’s what’s inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside. – Wayne Dyer

48847. You are doomed to make choices. This is life’s greatest paradox. – Wayne Dyer

48848. Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules. – Wayne Dyer

48849. Our intention creates our reality. – Wayne Dyer

48850. When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous. – Wayne Dyer

48851. Everything in the universe has a purpose. Indeed, the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you. – Wayne Dyer

48852. Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world. – Wayne Dyer

48853. Only the insecure strive for security. – Wayne Dyer

48854. Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it. – Wayne Dyer

48855. Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. – Wayne Dyer

48856. Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul. – Wayne Dyer

48857. Conflict cannot survive without your participation. – Wayne Dyer

48858. Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life. – Wayne Dyer

48859. Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it. – Wayne Dyer

48860. Everything you are against weakens you. Everything you are for empowers you. – Wayne Dyer

48861. Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery. – Wayne Dyer

48862. Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. – Wayne Dyer

48863. How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. – Wayne Dyer

48864. Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you. – Wayne Dyer

48865. I think and that is all that I am. – Wayne Dyer

48866. If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave. – Wayne Dyer

48867. If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. – Wayne Dyer

48868. It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. – Wayne Dyer

48869. It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there’s nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized. – Wayne Dyer

48870. Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing. – Wayne Dyer

48871. It’s never crowded along the extra mile. – Wayne Dyer

48872. Deficiency motivation doesn’t work. It will lead to a life-long pursuit of try to fix me. Learn to appreciate what you have and where and who you are. – Wayne Dyer

48873. Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances. – Wayne Dyer

48874. Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into. – Wayne Dyer

48875. Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you. – Wayne Dyer

48876. A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe. – Wayne Dyer

48877. I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside. – Wayne Dyer

48878. You can’t choose up sides on a round world. – Wayne Dyer

48879. You’ll see it when you believe it. – Wayne Dyer

48880. You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, ‘I release the need for this in my life’. – Wayne Dyer

48881. You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. – Wayne Dyer

48882. You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside. – Wayne Dyer

48883. You are important enough to ask and you are blessed enough to receive back. – Wayne Dyer

48884. You can never get enough of what you don’t want. – Wayne Dyer

48885. Your children will see what you’re all about by what you live rather than what you say. – Wayne Dyer

48886. Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them. – Dick Van Dyke

48887. You know, I’m almost out of the habit of watching episodic television now. – Dick Van Dyke

48888. I think most people will tell you that. They can go along and, while they’re denying that they are addicted, say it’s stress this, it’s this, it’s that. But I – it’s – I think – I really believe there is a gene. Some people become addicted and others don’t. – Dick Van Dyke

48889. I wanted to be a radio announcer. – Dick Van Dyke

48890. Today, if you’re not an alcoholic, you’re nobody. – Dick Van Dyke

48891. Stan said he used to keep Hardy late, make him miss his golf game, and really get him mad. – Dick Van Dyke

48892. So I think we’re kind of an alternate choice for people who have had it with sex and violence. – Dick Van Dyke

48893. So at 16 I got a job at the local radio station. And I was working after school and weekends. I did the news; I did everything. I did – played records. – Dick Van Dyke

48894. So as my kids will tell you, they had a pretty normal life. – Dick Van Dyke

48895. Probably one of the happiest moments, outside the birth of all of my kids, was the first time we won an Emmy, that the show won an Emmy. That was a big night. – Dick Van Dyke

48896. Oh, well, my first love is comedy or singing and dancing. – Dick Van Dyke

48897. Oh, I had an idea for a pilot of my own at the time, and then Carl sent me about eight scripts and simply I threw my idea out the window because the writing was just so good. – Dick Van Dyke

48898. No, no, it was the relationships. That was that group. People believed that Rob and Laura were really married in real life. You know, a lot of people believed that. – Dick Van Dyke

48899. No, I did night clubs right here in Los Angeles. My partner, Phil Erickson, put me in the business, a guy from my home town, a dear friend who we just lost a couple of months ago. – Dick Van Dyke

48900. My son Barry, of course, has been on from the beginning. And his son Shane is playing now a med student regularly on the show. And at one point or another, I’ve had all four of his kids on the show. – Dick Van Dyke

48901. My kids are so much better parent than I was. – Dick Van Dyke

48902. We had all week to rehearse. An audience would come in at the end of the week and we’d our little show. Most of the ad- libbing happened during the week on the show. – Dick Van Dyke

48903. I was always in show business but in many ways was not really of show business. I didn’t move in show business circles, particularly, still don’t do it. – Dick Van Dyke

48904. But I wish they would make a musical of some kind. I miss musicals so much. You don’t see them anymore. – Dick Van Dyke

48905. I think the saddest moment in my life just happened two months ago. My old nightclub partner passed away, Phil Erickson down in Atlanta. He – I owe him everything. He put me in the business and taught me about everything I know. – Dick Van Dyke

48906. I think it’s being thrown at the wolves, we call it in our business. – Dick Van Dyke

48907. I never made a good movie. – Dick Van Dyke

48908. I loved to fall down. – Dick Van Dyke

48909. I learned everything that I know about comedy and about show business and a lot about life from Carl. – Dick Van Dyke

48910. I have four children and I have seven grandkids. – Dick Van Dyke

48911. I grew up in Danville, Illinois, right in the middle of the state. – Dick Van Dyke

48912. I don’t think we’ve got much of a chance to tell you the truth. But our main problem is our audience skews a little older than most shows, and I don’t think our people can stay up that late. I certainly can’t. – Dick Van Dyke

48913. I don’t have any children, I have four middle-aged people. – Dick Van Dyke

48914. I cannot tell you what it means when children recognize. This is about the third generation for me. And when kids that small recognize me, it really pleases me, very gratifying. – Dick Van Dyke

48915. But once we got on the air, everybody except Morey Amsterdam pretty much stuck to the script. – Dick Van Dyke

48916. Bob Hope, like Mark Twain, had a sense of humor that was uniquely American, and like Twain, we’ll likely not see another like him. – Dick Van Dyke

48917. I turned down some movies that were quite good. mainly on the basis of taste. – Dick Van Dyke

48918. I’ve retired so many times now it’s getting to be a habit. – Dick Van Dyke

48919. A lot of violence, a lot of gore in it, and I just didn’t want to do that kind of thing. – Dick Van Dyke

48920. Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live. – Henry Van Dyke

48921. As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge. – Henry Van Dyke

48922. What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever. – Henry Van Dyke

48923. What we do belongs to what we are; and what we are is what becomes of us. – Henry Van Dyke

48924. Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. – Henry Van Dyke

48925. To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind – this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for. – Henry Van Dyke

48926. Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. – Henry Van Dyke

48927. There is only one way to get ready for immortality, and that is to love this life and live it as bravely and faithfully and cheerfully as we can. – Henry Van Dyke

48928. There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament. – Henry Van Dyke

48929. There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher. – Henry Van Dyke

48930. There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart – never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening. – Henry Van Dyke

48931. The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month. – Henry Van Dyke

48932. Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. – Henry Van Dyke

48933. A friend is what the heart needs all the time. – Henry Van Dyke

48934. A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war. – Henry Van Dyke

48935. Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why. – Henry Van Dyke

48936. Genius is talent set on fire by courage. – Henry Van Dyke

48937. Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars. – Henry Van Dyke

48938. Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life. – Henry Van Dyke

48939. Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are. – Henry Van Dyke

48940. In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence. – Henry Van Dyke

48941. It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with. – Henry Van Dyke

48942. Look around for a place to sow a few seeds. – Henry Van Dyke

48943. Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest. – Henry Van Dyke

48944. Many a treasure besides Ali Baba’s is unlocked with a verbal key. – Henry Van Dyke

48945. Success – it’s what you do with what you’ve got. – Leroy Van Dyke

48946. It’s very much like filmmaking always is-you’re always asked to do something that you’re not sure you know how to do. So you make an educated guess as to what you think will work and you hope between that and plan B, that you can end up with a product that’s really good. – John Dykstra

48947. In the first Spider-Man, at the end of the movie, Peter Parker had to deny himself a relationship with a girl that he’s in love with. The very next thing that happens is that he’s swinging through the city. – John Dykstra

48948. It’s an embarrassment of riches because you have directors who don’t better. You end up with so much stuff going on the screen that you don’t know where to look, and that’s what I consider self-indulgent. – John Dykstra

48949. Once the image was in the digital environment, one of the problems was, we had no means to reproduce the color spectrum, grey scale, and contrast that film produces, without converting the digital file to film, evaluating it, then going back and changing the digital image. – John Dykstra

48950. You had to make a camera look like it’s traveling at 300 mph, but you couldn’t make it actually travel at 300 mph so you had to slow everything down and build devices to do that. So you were constantly engineering. – John Dykstra

48951. If you can imagine it, we can make it. – John Dykstra

48952. We stayed there 24 hours a day. We lived and ate and slept that movie. We were enthusiastic, not just because of the movie, but because we had such a great collaborative team. We had a really good time. It was very much a family. – John Dykstra

48953. I was involved in the color correction and the digital color correction. In an odd way, you end up making a film many times-the DVD, the archival record of a high-definition master, and so on. – John Dykstra

48954. I like engineering, but I love the creative input. – John Dykstra

48955. I had done a lot of rock ‘n’ roll photography when I was in college. I was one of many photographers who worked for The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, and all of these rock ‘n’ roll bands. – John Dykstra

48956. George Lucas wanted this moving camera for all of the photography in Star Wars. He was willing to take a risk with the concepts that I advanced with regard to ways for doing that. – John Dykstra

48957. Film, as far as I’m concerned, is my area of artistic endeavor, so I never think of a movie that gets released as being all done-it’s just when they took it away from you. – John Dykstra

48958. Digital imaging has untied our hands with regards to technical limitations. We no longer have to be arbiters of technology; we get to participate in the interpretation of technology into creative content. – John Dykstra

48959. Because I come from that old-school optics environment, I know stuff about depth of field and camera movement and things that are not necessarily a part of the curriculum for people who started on a box and have never done anything that wasn’t on a box. – John Dykstra

48960. As with sound, images are subjective. You and I may not see the same color red as red, but we will probably agree that the image on the screen is a digital image or film image, based on contrast, bit depth, and refresh rate. – John Dykstra

48961. Money doesn’t talk, it swears. – Bob Dylan

48962. Just because you like my stuff doesn’t mean I owe you anything. – Bob Dylan

48963. In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall. – Bob Dylan

48964. In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge. – Bob Dylan

48965. If I wasn’t Bob Dylan, I’d probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself. – Bob Dylan

48966. I’ve never written a political song. Songs can’t save the world. I’ve gone through all that. – Bob Dylan

48967. I’m speaking for all of us. I’m the spokesman for a generation. – Bob Dylan

48968. No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky. – Bob Dylan

48969. I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours. – Bob Dylan

48970. There is nothing so stable as change. – Bob Dylan

48971. I think a poet is anybody who wouldn’t call himself a poet. – Bob Dylan

48972. A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. – Bob Dylan

48973. People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent. – Bob Dylan

48974. People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around – the music and the ideas. – Bob Dylan

48975. I say there’re no depressed words just depressed minds. – Bob Dylan

48976. The radio makes hideous sounds. – Bob Dylan

48977. I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. – Bob Dylan

48978. This land is your land and this land is my land, sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway. – Bob Dylan

48979. To live outside the law, you must be honest. – Bob Dylan

48980. Well, the future for me is already a thing of the past. – Bob Dylan

48981. What good are fans? You can’t eat applause for breakfast. You can’t sleep with it. – Bob Dylan

48982. What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. – Bob Dylan

48983. When you cease to exist, then who will you blame? – Bob Dylan

48984. Yesterday’s just a memory, tomorrow is never what it’s supposed to be. – Bob Dylan

48985. You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past – whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever. – Bob Dylan

48986. Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them. – Bob Dylan

48987. All I can do is be me, whoever that is. – Bob Dylan

48988. A lot of people can’t stand touring but to me it’s like breathing. I do it because I’m driven to do it. – Bob Dylan

48989. A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do. – Bob Dylan

48990. A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding. – Bob Dylan

48991. A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. – Bob Dylan

48992. I’m just glad to be feeling better. I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon. – Bob Dylan

48993. A song is anything that can walk by itself. – Bob Dylan

48994. I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged. – Bob Dylan

48995. All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie. – Bob Dylan

48996. All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die. – Bob Dylan

48997. At times in my life the only place I have been happy is when I am on stage. – Bob Dylan

48998. Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be. – Bob Dylan

48999. Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot. – Bob Dylan

49000. I have dined with kings, I’ve been offered wings. And I’ve never been too impressed. – Bob Dylan

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