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180000 famous quotes part 51 – 50001 to 51000

50001. Due to the political nature of film, partisan film making, especially where the subject is close to the film makers hart, tend to be the norm, rather than the exception. – Ben Edwards

50002. Indeed it can be argued that to make a powerful film you must care about the subject, therefore powerful films tend to be both political and partisan in nature. – Ben Edwards

50003. It simply is not cost affective to cover stories from independent sources. – Ben Edwards

50004. The power and appeal of Documentary is the way it alters and plays with the way the viewer relates to and understands the subject. – Ben Edwards

50005. There is also an artistic element which is lead by the film maker. Issues of what is reality and objectivity are as always relevant as someone is going to edit the film. – Ben Edwards

50006. There is indeed a inherently honesty to it. – Ben Edwards

50007. While mainstream media is led by profit, ratings and popularist culture and filtered by the current political climate, Alternative Media is lead solely by the convictions of the campaign and film maker. – Ben Edwards

50008. Inherently participatory in nature, Community Video focusing on using video to enable communities to communicate amongst themselves as well as with others. – Ben Edwards

50009. Activists are generally doers – rather than watching television and thinking about the world they will put there energies into doing something ‘active’ to change the (political) situation. – Ben Edwards

50010. Being thrown out of this place is significantly better than being thrown out of a leper colony. – Blake Edwards

50011. Don’t just stand there, idiot. Call a doctor, and then help me find a nose. – Blake Edwards

50012. I reckon this could mean another 10 million at the box office. – Blake Edwards

50013. If you still want to kill him, do me a favor and take him outside. Those are new sheets. – Blake Edwards

50014. It’s been my experience that every time I think I know where it’s at, it’s usually somewhere else. – Blake Edwards

50015. Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game. – Blake Edwards

50016. Shame is an unhappy emotion invented by pietists in order to exploit the human race. – Blake Edwards

50017. There’s so few people in this town with a conscience. – Blake Edwards

50018. The pictures are created by the listener, with a little help from the broadcaster. The pictures are perfect. If you’re showing pictures, different things in that picture can distract from the spoken word. – Bob Edwards

50019. In my case, the listener is often in an automobile driving to work. You can concentrate on the road while still getting an audio message that can be riveting. – Bob Edwards

50020. I’ve never been able to predict the future of anything. – Bob Edwards

50021. With radio, the listener absorbs everything. – Bob Edwards

50022. It’s also a more personal medium. It seems to go directly to one’s brain. There are no pictures to distract. – Bob Edwards

50023. The radio was my pal. I was just crazy about it. – Bob Edwards

50024. I’m a very straight-laced, conservative news kind of guy. – Bob Edwards

50025. That’s the problem with news interviews, you work your tail off to get prominent figures in the news on the radio, but once they’ve been on, the event passes, the urgency, the issues you talked about evaporate. – Bob Edwards

50026. Some are pre-taped interviews because maybe we can’t get that person live or maybe we’re not sure it’s going to work out right so we tape it an hour in advance. – Bob Edwards

50027. Public radio has always been so powerless. – Bob Edwards

50028. People are always ready to admit a man’s ability after he gets there. – Bob Edwards

50029. Now I know what a statesman is; he’s a dead politician. We need more statesmen. – Bob Edwards

50030. Nobody cares about your wardrobe, what your tie looks like, or even if you’re wearing one, and I don’t. – Bob Edwards

50031. Never exaggerate your faults, your friends will attend to that. – Bob Edwards

50032. When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile. – Bob Edwards

50033. Any outfit that has to beg its listeners for money is an organization that has to constantly please its listeners or it will dry up and go away. It shouldn’t work when you think about it. – Bob Edwards

50034. I was encouraged to read aloud in class and vocalize. – Bob Edwards

50035. I wanted to be one of the voices in the box. – Bob Edwards

50036. I wake about 1 a.m. I’m in the office by 2 a.m. We’re on the air at 5. – Bob Edwards

50037. I used to listen to the soap operas with my grandmother. – Bob Edwards

50038. I think we’re doing the right things for the right reasons. We’re not doing it to sell products. We’re not doing it to be popular. We’re doing it because in our judgment these stories are important to do, and at this length and this much depth. – Bob Edwards

50039. I got to know every format of every station and who was on and what time. – Bob Edwards

50040. I go home by noon, and I’m in bed by 6 p.m. I get up at 1 and do it again. – Bob Edwards

50041. Good things just keep happening. – Bob Edwards

50042. But when you see personal artifacts relating to – by genealogy at least – a living human being, it was just more impressive to me than just about anything I’ve ever read about slavery before. – Bob Edwards

50043. In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women’s right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news. – Bob Edwards

50044. At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations were loath to hire beginners, so I had to go across the river. – Bob Edwards

50045. If you want anything done well, do it yourself. This is why most people laugh at their own jokes. – Bob Edwards

50046. A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. – Bob Edwards

50047. I’m still excited at being at a microphone and talking to listeners. I love that. It’s the most basic element of what I do and I still enjoy it very much. – Bob Edwards

50048. Between 2 and 5 I’m reading in to find out what’s been going on while I’ve been asleep. – Bob Edwards

50049. An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth – in short, materialism – does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited. – Charles Edwards

50050. Attitudes are the forerunners of conditions. – Charles Edwards

50051. ‘Be comfortable with who you are’, reads the headline on the Hush Puppies poster. Are they mad? If people were comfortable with who they were, they’d never buy any products except the ones they needed, and then where would the advertising industry be? – Charles Edwards

50052. The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are. – Charles Edwards

50053. The budget evolved from a management tool into an obstacle to management. – Charles Edwards

50054. The more facts you tell, the more you sell. An advertisement’s chance for success invariably increases as the number of pertinent merchandise facts included in the advertisement increases. – Charles Edwards

50055. To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole. – Charles Edwards

50056. I will be a model prisoner, as I have been a model citizen. – Edwin Edwards

50057. I never speak ill of dead people or live judges. – Edwin Edwards

50058. The only way I can lose is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy. – Edwin Edwards

50059. I did not do anything wrong as a governor, even if you accept the verdict as it is, it doesn’t indicate that. – Edwin Edwards

50060. He’s so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes. – Edwin W. Edwards

50061. People say I’ve had brushes with the law. That’s not true. I’ve had brushes with overzealous prosecutors. – Edwin W. Edwards

50062. I could not lose unless I was caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy. – Edwin W. Edwards

50063. You have to have enough respect for other human beings to leave their lives alone. If you admire that life, build it for yourself. Don’t just try to come in and take somebody else’s life. – Elizabeth Edwards

50064. A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it’s going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that’s a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you’re going to actually live. – Elizabeth Edwards

50065. But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful. – Elizabeth Edwards

50066. I can’t turn on the television without seeing me, or open the newspaper without seeing me and, honestly, I’m sick to death of me. – Elizabeth Edwards

50067. I think that it is our intention to deny cancer any control over us. – Elizabeth Edwards

50068. I think that we’re foolhardy to not be engaging in federal funding of stem-cell research in the most aggressive way we possibly can. – Elizabeth Edwards

50069. I’ve often said that the most important thing you can give your children is wings. Because, you’re not gonna always be able to bring food to the nest. You’re… sometimes… they’re gonna have to be able to fly by themselves. – Elizabeth Edwards

50070. If people think that you’re throwing babies out, dissecting children, to do stem-cell research, I’m not for that. – Elizabeth Edwards

50071. It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home. – Elizabeth Edwards

50072. The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren’t able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It’s called being human. – Elizabeth Edwards

50073. You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces – my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined. – Elizabeth Edwards

50074. A lot of people have great hope, and a lot of people who have great hope live. And, some of them who have great hope die. So it’s not that hope is going to save you. – Elizabeth Edwards

50075. I didn’t get to the Senate by accident. – John Edwards

50076. The president said that he would unite this country, that he was a uniter, not a divider. Have you ever seen America more divided? Have you ever seen Washington more divided? – John Edwards

50077. I have grown up in the bright light of America. – John Edwards

50078. I think an Edwards-Kerry ticket would be powerful. – John Edwards

50079. I want to be a champion for the people I have fought for all my life – regular people. – John Edwards

50080. I was wrong to vote for this war. Unfortunately, I’ll have to live with that forever. And the lesson I learned from it is to put more faith in my own judgment. – John Edwards

50081. I’d say if you live in the United States of America and you vote for George Bush, you’ve lost your mind. – John Edwards

50082. If we do the work that we can do in this country, the work that we will do when John Kerry is President, people like Christopher Reeve will get up out of that wheelchair and walk again. – John Edwards

50083. The facts are the vice president’s company that he was CEO of, that did business with sworn enemies of the United States, paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information, it’s under investigation for bribing foreign officials. – John Edwards

50084. The president of the United States actually has to be able to walk and chew gum at the same time. – John Edwards

50085. There is so much work to be done to treat gays and lesbians and gay and lesbian couples with the respect that they’re entitled to. They deserve, in my judgment, partnership benefits. They deserve to be treated fairly when it comes to adoption and immigration. – John Edwards

50086. I actually defeated an incumbent Republican senator who was part of the Jesse Helm’s political machine in North Carolina, the result of which is I’m now the senior senator from North Carolina instead of Jesse Helms, which is a very good thing for this country. – John Edwards

50087. This is America, where everything is still possible. – John Edwards

50088. I assert that nothing ever comes to pass without a cause. – Jonathan Edwards

50089. Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life. – Jonathan Edwards

50090. Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will. – Jonathan Edwards

50091. Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious. – Jonathan Edwards

50092. The best, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each other is by music. – Jonathan Edwards

50093. The happiness of the creature consists in rejoicing in God, by which also God is magnified and exalted. – Jonathan Edwards

50094. The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh. – Jonathan Edwards

50095. There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men’s own righteousness, and. – Jonathan Edwards

50096. To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here. – Jonathan Edwards

50097. Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected. – Jonathan Edwards

50098. True liberty consists only in the power of doing what we ought to will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will. – Jonathan Edwards

50099. At the time I attempted to purchase the rights back for the 3 Homestead records, but the owner demanded an outrageous sum in the neighborhood of $10,000, about 10 times more money than I could get my hands on at the time. – Mark Edwards

50100. I also spend a lot of time on political blogs, and music blogs getting things for my radio show. – Mark Edwards

50101. I am pretty detached from the local music crowd though. – Mark Edwards

50102. I followed most of the 80’s bands into the 90’s as most of those folks who hadn’t moved away were all still active. However, there was a point when I lost track of the new bands coming up. – Mark Edwards

50103. I have always abhorred the business end of music. – Mark Edwards

50104. I pretty much ignored politics all through my 20’s and 30’s… I had other things on my mind… the band, finding a meaningful relationship, getting enough money to eat and pay the rent. – Mark Edwards

50105. I probably had the most fun recording For Richer For Poorer in Nashville. – Mark Edwards

50106. In my mid 30’s, after a decade or so of giving full time to the music thing and finding myself with about $10 in the bank and no assets other than my musical equipment, I realized I needed to get serious about making a living. – Mark Edwards

50107. The turning point for me was when the Supreme Court installed Bush in 2000, even though he got half a million votes less nationally than Gore. It was nothing more than a bloodless coup and that’s when I really started paying attention. – Mark Edwards

50108. There’s nothing remotely interesting to me about marketing music as a product. – Mark Edwards

50109. They lyrical content has grown more introspective and less abstract. I don’t know if that’s good or bad… Sometimes it feels a little raw to be putting so much of myself out there. – Mark Edwards

50110. To me, all war is failure for humanity, though it often is a bounty for commerce. – Mark Edwards

50111. You can’t get away from who you are I guess. – Mark Edwards

50112. Each of my records has a different focus, a different theme. – Mark Edwards

50113. Cleveland is the place I grew up and lived much of my adult life, so it will always be a part of my soul. – Mark Edwards

50114. We are in an electronic technology age now and it’s about time we put away the old stuff. – Monica Edwards

50115. Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow. – Monica Edwards

50116. We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living. – Tryon Edwards

50117. Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider’s web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel. – Tryon Edwards

50118. Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so. – Tryon Edwards

50119. Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood. – Tryon Edwards

50120. Most controversies would soon be ended, if those engaged in them would first accurately define their terms, and then adhere to their definitions. – Tryon Edwards

50121. What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost. – Tryon Edwards

50122. Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence. – Tryon Edwards

50123. To be good, we must do good; and by doing good we take a sure means of being good, as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power. – Tryon Edwards

50124. To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully. – Tryon Edwards

50125. To rule one’s anger is well; to prevent it is better. – Tryon Edwards

50126. To rejoice in another’s prosperity is to give content to your lot; to mitigate another’s grief is to alleviate or dispel your own. – Tryon Edwards

50127. The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others. – Tryon Edwards

50128. People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves. – Tryon Edwards

50129. We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death; but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven. – Tryon Edwards

50130. He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today. – Tryon Edwards

50131. Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old. – Tryon Edwards

50132. High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds. – Tryon Edwards

50133. Facts are God’s arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them. – Tryon Edwards

50134. Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven. – Tryon Edwards

50135. One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call. – Tryon Edwards

50136. Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another – too often ending in the loss of both. – Tryon Edwards

50137. Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past. – Tryon Edwards

50138. Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws – a thing which can never be demonstrated. – Tryon Edwards

50139. Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it; seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine. – Tryon Edwards

50140. Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end. – Tryon Edwards

50141. Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both. – Tryon Edwards

50142. Mystery is but another name for ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain! – Tryon Edwards

50143. Premature burial works just fine as a cure for adolescence. – George Alec Effinger

50144. Honestly, if the worst these people can say about me is that I’m gay, then I think I’ll be fine. I can handle it. – Zac Efron

50145. I don’t know if I believe in love at first sight, but of course I believe in two people having chemistry right away. A girl should be really easy to talk to. When I lose track of time because we’ve been talking, I think that’s really fun. – Zac Efron

50146. High School Musical has been a blessing and a gift. – Zac Efron

50147. Great advice comes from people that have been around a lot longer than you. – Zac Efron

50148. Being known for musicals is a great thing. – Zac Efron

50149. Amanda Bynes and I have become close since filming Hairsray. It’s so weird because I grew up watching her. – Zac Efron

50150. A girl can tell I like her when I blush or start telling bad jokes. – Zac Efron

50151. A fan sent me a letter and a $10 bill. It’s a short letter – all she said was, “Hey, since it’s harder for you to go out these days without getting photographed, here $10 for a pizza.” I was like, “Aww, she sent me money for a pizza so I could eat at home!” – Zac Efron

50152. I grew up being into sports and I wasn’t trained to move my body in the right way for dancing. I’m the last one to get any moves correct. In rehearsals it’s always, ‘OK, one more take for Zac.’ – Zac Efron

50153. From day one, I got addicted to being on stage and getting the applause and laughter. – Zac Efron

50154. If I splurge on anything, it’s cologne. I love smelling good. – Zac Efron

50155. I’ve been doing musical theater since I was a kid. And look for a CD from me in the future. I want to write all the songs! – Zac Efron

50156. Working out is my biggest hobby. It’s my Zen hour. I just zone out. – Zac Efron

50157. We shot ‘High School Musical’ in eight weeks. I spent longer rehearsing for ‘Hairspray’ than filming ‘High School Musical’. – Zac Efron

50158. The fans make the person a star. – Zac Efron

50159. Personally, I was never the cool kid. I was always sort of a bookworm. I would just like to be more like Troy, because he’s so cool. – Zac Efron

50160. One time I went into a restroom and a girl followed me in. I signed an autograph for her in the sink. It was pretty funny because she was in a guy’s restroom and she wasn’t embarrassed at all. – Zac Efron

50161. I’m very competitive by nature. And I like to be the underdog – It’s the best way to win. To come from behind and win is a great feeling! – Zac Efron

50162. In sixth grade, my basketball team made it to the league championships. In double overtime, with three seconds left, I rebounded the ball and passed it – to the wrong team! They scored at the buzzer and we lost the game. To this day, I still have nightmares! – Zac Efron

50163. I like when a girl knows what she looks like and dresses to accentuate those features. – Zac Efron

50164. I wish I could say I see my little brother more. We used to fight all the time but now that I don’t see him very often I cherish the time I have with him. – Zac Efron

50165. I wore goofy hats to school and did musical theater. Most people thought I was a dork. But if you have a sense of humor about it, no one can bring you down. – Zac Efron

50166. I’ll never try to put on a fake image. I’m just Zac. – Zac Efron

50167. I’m a guy, but I’m not afraid to cry. Not all of the time. But when I’m watching a movie, I’ll sometimes shed a tear, especially ‘Moulin Rouge’. – Zac Efron

50168. I was influenced when I was younger by the cartoon movies that Disney put out, like Cinderella and what not. I watched those movies over and over when I was younger and the music is ingrained into my head. Nowadays, I’m still humming the tunes. It taught me the fundamentals. – Zac Efron

50169. I think it’s fine for girls to ask boys out. I actually prefer it. – Zac Efron

50170. I think if you’re fame-hungry, go out to a nightclub and get drunk… why do that? I don’t understand how some people would want fame so bad that they’d go out and get negative attention to earn it. – Zac Efron

50171. Jesse McCartney is one of the nicest people around. I hate when I hear bad things about him, because anyone who knows him would agree that he’s a good guy and really humble. – Zac Efron

50172. I’ve been taking longer to write stories lately. – Greg Egan

50173. Widespread caffeine use explains a lot about the twentieth century. – Greg Egan

50174. I’ve supported myself by writing since 1992, and I’m probably very nearly unemployable by now because employers are likely to be put off by the long gap. – Greg Egan

50175. I’m rarely grabbed by anything the way I was when I was 10 years younger. About the only relatively new artists whose albums I own are Beck, and They Might Be Giants. – Greg Egan

50176. I think new writers everywhere need opportunities to get published. – Greg Egan

50177. I hadn’t given much thought to the prospect of a Hugo nomination at the time it happened, but obviously once you’re nominated, winning one seems a bit less far-fetched than before. – Greg Egan

50178. I don’t have any structured grand plan; I just intend to keep writing about the things that interest me-some of which change, some of which don’t. – Greg Egan

50179. I admire David Lynch so much, and I think he made some bad decisions with Lost Highway. – Greg Egan

50180. Fandom is about fandom, it’s a great big social club. – Greg Egan

50181. Diaspora starts about a thousand years from now. Most of human civilisation has moved inside computers; essentially, a major branch of our descendants consists of conscious software. – Greg Egan

50182. Being rewarded for anything other than the quality of their work is the fastest way to screw-up a writer-and it isn’t only new ones who suffer from that. – Greg Egan

50183. Australian SF book publishing has undergone a boom recently, and sometimes it’s easier for new writers to sell a book to a local publisher first, which then makes a US edition more likely. – Greg Egan

50184. A story in Asimov’s is read by hundreds of thousands of people. – Greg Egan

50185. Pop science goes flying off in all kinds of fashionable directions, and it often drags a lot of SF writers with it. I’ve been led astray like that myself at times. – Greg Egan

50186. Are you happy to be living back in Fairbanks again? – William Allen Egan

50187. We are also assisting the refugees who have fled across the border to Chad. As many of them have been subject to attacks by militia crossing from Sudan, UNHCR is mounting a major logistical operation to establish camps and transfer refugees away from the border zone. – Jan Egeland

50188. In a world full of competing emergencies and disasters, it really helps if there is an international locomotive that can help us bring attention – help us bring resources. – Jan Egeland

50189. We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores of women and children have been abducted, raped and tortured. – Jan Egeland

50190. We need better coordination on the international side, just as they need better and more effective efforts on the Somali side. We have too many reconstruction and development assistance plans. – Jan Egeland

50191. We estimate that humanitarian agencies have access to about 350,000 vulnerable people in Darfur – only about one third of the estimated total population in need. – Jan Egeland

50192. The most important and urgent appeal we have to make is for an immediate cease-fire. Initial reports from the cease-fire talks being held in N’Djamena in Chad are not very encouraging. – Jan Egeland

50193. Secondly, the Government of Sudan should commit to the disarmament and control of the Janjaweed militia and ensure that the targeting of civilians ceases immediately. – Jan Egeland

50194. Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful, and we have helped with very small resources – a large group of people and we can now do even more. – Jan Egeland

50195. It is only the Somalis themselves – and I don’t hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here – they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem. They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution. – Jan Egeland

50196. We receive reports now on a daily basis from our own people on the ground in Darfur on widespread atrocities and grave violations of human rights against the civilian population. – Jan Egeland

50197. I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do. – Jan Egeland

50198. I think now, we in the international community are belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times. – Jan Egeland

50199. I have been working, as emergency relief coordinator, on an international scale, very hard to build a wider alliance of partners in assistance efforts. – Jan Egeland

50200. Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire. – Jan Egeland

50201. Finally, I also come in recognition of the great work that has been undertaken by the NGOs and UN agencies that have been active for many years here, especially through the local staff and international staff here in Somaliland and in Somalia at large. – Jan Egeland

50202. Although we have do not have adequate access to all parts of Darfur we do fortunately have humanitarian personnel, including staff from my own office, in each of the three provincial capitals of Darfur. – Jan Egeland

50203. No amount of humanitarian assistance can protect people from being attacked. – Jan Egeland

50204. And what we were trying to offer every day was one-on-one attention. The goal was to have a one-to-one ratio with every one of these students. – Dave Eggers

50205. Status in itself is criminal for those with the means to move, and the means to weave communion between people. – Dave Eggers

50206. You know, it’s been proven that 35 to 40 hours a year with one-on-one attention, a student can get one grade level higher. – Dave Eggers

50207. You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time. – Dave Eggers

50208. Through the small tall bathroom window the December yard is gray and scratchy, the tree calligraphic. – Dave Eggers

50209. They took my mother’s stomach out six months ago. – Dave Eggers

50210. And that’s actually the brunt of what we do is, people going straight from their workplace, straight from home, straight into the classroom and working directly with the students. So then we’re able to work with thousands and thousands more students. – Dave Eggers

50211. The house is a factory. – Dave Eggers

50212. Some of these kids just don’t plain know how good they are: how smart and how much they have to say. You can tell them. You can shine that light on them, one human interaction at a time. – Dave Eggers

50213. So this is the space during tutoring hours. It’s very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention, complete devotion to the students’ work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas. – Dave Eggers

50214. People are strange, but more than that, they’re good. They’re good first, then strange. – Dave Eggers

50215. It’s not that our family has no taste, it’s just that our family’s taste is inconsistent. – Dave Eggers

50216. But you know, there’s something about the kids finishing their homework in a given day, working one-on-one, getting all this attention – they go home, they’re finished. They don’t stall, they don’t do their homework in front of the TV. – Dave Eggers

50217. But there was something psychological happening there that was just a little bit different. And the other thing was, there was no stigma. Kids weren’t going into the ‘Center-for-Kids-That-Need-More-Help’ or something like that. It was 826 Valencia. – Dave Eggers

50218. The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month, those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder, next to one student, concentrated attention, shining this beam of light on their work, on their thoughts and their self-expression, is going to be absolutely transformative, because so many of the students have not had that ever before. – Dave Eggers

50219. One guy wanted an outline of my foot. Another guy wanted locks of my hair. – Nicole Eggert

50220. When short guys start working out to bulk up. I like muscles, but I don’t like really buff guys. – Nicole Eggert

50221. Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. – Edward Eggleston

50222. I think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film, some are inherently social, and I think that any film which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest social unit in our society – and in a sense it is a question of scope. – Atom Egoyan

50223. Once we were in the studio, we realized we were getting certain effects through the shooting of the dramatic scenes on video, shooting off a screen and then getting wave patterns and stuff like that. – Atom Egoyan

50224. I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you’re trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you. – Atom Egoyan

50225. Though I am still very vulnerable to audiences – and it happens all the time – where for some reason the energy doesn’t connect and, since the film is very personal, obviously I am made to feel very vulnerable by that. – Atom Egoyan

50226. These sorts of things can happen, identities can be switched, the emotional implications are something that he has not been trained to feel. His whole life has been about separating himself from these sorts of actions. – Atom Egoyan

50227. These are very subtle things, of course, and I don’t expect everyone to pick them up consciously, but I think that there is something there that you must be able to feel, there is an energy at work that I must trust my audience will be able to pick up at some level. – Atom Egoyan

50228. There is a certain moment in the film when the son is in the nursing home and he goes to the television and turns it off because he sees himself in the image. – Atom Egoyan

50229. The whole film is about people being convinced that they can reduce themselves to their archetypes. – Atom Egoyan

50230. The programme has ended, something has finished, and he has a sense of something having finished its course, and then all of a sudden he turns away and this other thing has just finished its course, this other person. – Atom Egoyan

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50231. The film camera’s ability to physically move through space, not zoom through space – every time we have a video camera the movement is through zoom; every time we have a film camera it is a physical movement. – Atom Egoyan

50232. The father’s greatest folly is that he believes he can be a much more simple person than he is; he is not really able to deal with his own complexity as a human being. – Atom Egoyan

50233. That’s a very odd notion because it involves seeing money up there on the screen – if something cost $5 million to make, they want to see that $5 million up there. – Atom Egoyan

50234. When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience. – Atom Egoyan

50235. Right now my career is totally schizophrenic, because when an American production like Hitchcock Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of showing them my independent films. – Atom Egoyan

50236. When you’re working with a smaller budget I suppose one of the things that has to be in your mind when you are writing is that you have to keep the characters down to a minimum. – Atom Egoyan

50237. My parents taught me to believe that through the creative act, we’re able to transcend and give a response to desecration. – Atom Egoyan

50238. It was very important that it be done in such a way that it be executed with complete conviction. If I had done it both ways, if I was trying to cover myself in case it didn’t work, then it would have been to no purpose. – Atom Egoyan

50239. It is not as though the process of production holds any mystery for me, I know exactly what it involves and I know the predominant concern in shooting one of those things is production values – or as they would say, seeing it all up there on screen. – Atom Egoyan

50240. It is about this very abstract sense of displacement that he feels the moment he turns off the television. – Atom Egoyan

50241. I’ve just been very, very lucky with the film having been introduced in the right way. – Atom Egoyan

50242. I wanted to make sure that the environment of the shooting itself was not that controlled, and the way to go about that course was to work with as small a crew as possible. – Atom Egoyan

50243. I think the situation in Toronto is such that there are funding organizations which make it easy for a film to raise more money than it needs and very often that works against a film. – Atom Egoyan

50244. I suppose I had these concerns but I really felt that I had to keep my scope very, very concentrated. – Atom Egoyan

50245. I mean, if you are directing actors to do one thing and then directing them to do something else entirely because the one thing you wanted them to do may not work, then you are just shattering their confidence in the project. – Atom Egoyan

50246. I have always felt that this story is universal. When I began to understand the details of the history, I felt that the most compelling aspect was not what happened, but what continues to happen and how it is denied. – Atom Egoyan

50247. As a producer, I think one of the most important decisions you make is not necessarily the material you are working on but the production apparatus that you choose to develop the project with, and that determines what funding you go to, it determines many factors. – Atom Egoyan

50248. That is where the irony of the film comes off, in terms of the language it employs – where he tries desperately to be a ‘TV Dad,’ to give advice and it’s so pat it becomes ridiculous. – Atom Egoyan

50249. Working on the themes I was interested in, through the context of a particular family, was a very economical way of dealing with a lot of the issues I was concerned with. – Atom Egoyan

50250. You are traveling and see these people shooting the entire experience of going through a city, and maybe in the back of their minds they sustain the illusion that they will edit it all, but I don’t think that’s it. – Atom Egoyan

50251. You can talk about Holocaust denial, but it’s really marginal for the most part. What is compelling about the Armenian genocide, is how it has been forgotten. – Atom Egoyan

50252. When I was planning Family Viewing, the Ontario Film Development Corporation came into existence. – Atom Egoyan

50253. Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing. – Ilya Ehrenburg

50254. You could cover the whole earth with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through. – Ilya Ehrenburg

50255. There is the fear, common to all English-only speakers, that the chief purpose of foreign languages is to make fun of us. Otherwise, you know, why not just come out and say it? – Barbara Ehrenreich

50256. Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively, by someone else. I just don’t happen to think it’s an appropriate subject for an “ethic.” – Barbara Ehrenreich

50257. Someone has to stand up for wimps. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50258. Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50259. That’s free enterprise, friends: freedom to gamble, freedom to lose. And the great thing – the truly democratic thing about it – is that you don’t even have to be a player to lose. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50260. That’s the really neat thing about Dan Quayle, as you must have realized from the first moment you looked into those lovely blue eyes: impeachment insurance. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50261. The secret of the truly successful, I believe, is that they learned very early in life how not to be busy. They saw through that adage, repeated to me so often in childhood, that anything worth doing is worth doing well. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50262. Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50263. We love television because television brings us a world in which television does not exist. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50264. The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50265. Personally, I can’t see why it would be any less romantic to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than in the average downtown bar at happy hour. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50266. No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50267. We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50268. Marriage is socialism among two people. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50269. Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book about it. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50270. In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority: in 1984, 92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan, compared to only 36 percent of whites. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50271. I’m not a nice person. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50272. Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50273. At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love. But it is also, all too often, where we learn nasty things like hate, rage and shame. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50274. America is addicted to wars of distraction. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50275. Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women’s liberation… none was more alarming, from a feminist point of view, than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men. – Barbara Ehrenreich

50276. I don’t know what leadership is. You can’t touch it. You can’t feel it. It’s not tangible. But I do know this: you recognize it when you see it. – Bob Ehrlich

50277. Politics is a contest among people of diverse backgrounds and philosophies, advocating different solutions to common problems. The system only works when principled, energetic people participate. – Bob Ehrlich

50278. I promised her an interesting life and good food, and the rest is history. – Bob Ehrlich

50279. I support stem cell research, including embryonic stem cell research. – Bob Ehrlich

50280. I’m a competitive person. – Bob Ehrlich

50281. Serving in Congress has been the honor of a lifetime. – Bob Ehrlich

50282. Some of the most important conversations I’ve ever had occurred at my family’s dinner table. – Bob Ehrlich

50283. Thoughtful people of different political philosophies can disagree, but in a very agreeable manner. – Bob Ehrlich

50284. We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life. – Bob Ehrlich

50285. We’re betting, at this place and this time, we have people ready for change in the state of Maryland. – Bob Ehrlich

50286. I see harm reduction as a way of engaging people as part of that path to recovery. – Paul R. Ehrlich

50287. The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts. – Paul R. Ehrlich

50288. The National Academy of Sciences would be unable to give a unanimous decision if asked whether the sun would rise tomorrow. – Paul R. Ehrlich

50289. To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer. – Paul R. Ehrlich

50290. We’re one of the most highly regulated industries, and we have to pay attention to what government is doing. – Paul R. Ehrlich

50291. It’s appropriate to celebrate public service, and the thoughtful people who choose to serve. They symbolize what is good and decent about this historic citizen legislature, and we thank them. – Robert. L. Ehrlich

50292. Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don’t begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten. – Robert. L. Ehrlich

50293. Leaders do not sway with the polls. Instead, they sway the polls through their own words and actions. – Robert. L. Ehrlich

50294. Leadership is about doing what you know is right – even when a growing din of voices around you is trying to convince you to accept what you know to be wrong. – Robert. L. Ehrlich

50295. My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future. – Robert. L. Ehrlich

50296. We have no more fundamental obligation in government than to ensure the safety of our citizens. – Robert. L. Ehrlich

50297. Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life. – Robert. L. Ehrlich

50298. To sum it all up, I must say that I regret nothing. – Adolf Eichmann

50299. Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one’s need to think. – Adolf Eichmann

50300. We shall meet again. I have believed in God. I obeyed the laws of war and was loyal to my flag. – Adolf Eichmann

50301. I was one of the many horses pulling the wagon and couldn’t escape left or right because of the will of the driver. – Adolf Eichmann

50302. In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is. – Manfred Eigen

50303. A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong. A model has a third possibility: it may be right, but irrelevant. – Manfred Eigen

50304. A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory. – Manfred Eigen

50305. Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis. – Manfred Eigen

50306. You have a wonderful child. Then, when he’s 13, gremlins carry him away and leave in his place a stranger who gives you not a moment’s peace. – Jill Eikenberry

50307. Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. – Albert Einstein

50308. My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. – Albert Einstein

50309. Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. – Albert Einstein

50310. Love is a better teacher than duty. – Albert Einstein

50311. Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today’s events. – Albert Einstein

50312. Morality is of the highest importance – but for us, not for God. – Albert Einstein

50313. Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone. – Albert Einstein

50314. Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character. – Albert Einstein

50315. Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. – Albert Einstein

50316. Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. – Albert Einstein

50317. Never lose a holy curiosity. – Albert Einstein

50318. Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. – Albert Einstein

50319. No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. – Albert Einstein

50320. It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. – Albert Einstein

50321. Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. – Albert Einstein

50322. Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature. – Albert Einstein

50323. No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. – Albert Einstein

50324. It is only to the individual that a soul is given. – Albert Einstein

50325. Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift. – Albert Einstein

50326. It was the experience of mystery – even if mixed with fear – that engendered religion. – Albert Einstein

50327. It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man’s insecurity before himself and before nature. – Albert Einstein

50328. It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid. – Albert Einstein

50329. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein

50330. Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. – Albert Einstein

50331. Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be. – Albert Einstein

50332. Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. – Albert Einstein

50333. Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. – Albert Einstein

50334. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. – Albert Einstein

50335. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. – Albert Einstein

50336. It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. – Albert Einstein

50337. It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed. – Albert Einstein

50338. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. – Albert Einstein

50339. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. – Albert Einstein

50340. It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely. – Albert Einstein

50341. The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. – Albert Einstein

50342. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. – Albert Einstein

50343. Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal. – Albert Einstein

50344. That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. – Albert Einstein

50345. The man of science is a poor philosopher. – Albert Einstein

50346. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. – Albert Einstein

50347. The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule. – Albert Einstein

50348. Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age. – Albert Einstein

50349. The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms. – Albert Einstein

50350. Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. – Albert Einstein

50351. The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead. – Albert Einstein

50352. The faster you go, the shorter you are. – Albert Einstein

50353. The environment is everything that isn’t me. – Albert Einstein

50354. The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. – Albert Einstein

50355. The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. – Albert Einstein

50356. The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat. – Albert Einstein

50357. The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax. – Albert Einstein

50358. Isn’t it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow? – Albert Einstein

50359. One may say the eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility. – Albert Einstein

50360. One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion. – Albert Einstein

50361. Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. – Albert Einstein

50362. Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person. – Albert Einstein

50363. Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former. – Albert Einstein

50364. Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. – Albert Einstein

50365. Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing. – Albert Einstein

50366. People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results. – Albert Einstein

50367. Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature. – Albert Einstein

50368. Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity. – Albert Einstein

50369. The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while. – Albert Einstein

50370. Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. – Albert Einstein

50371. Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it. – Albert Einstein

50372. Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. – Albert Einstein

50373. Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds. – Albert Einstein

50374. A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy? – Albert Einstein

50375. Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. – Albert Einstein

50376. Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted. – Albert Einstein

50377. Common sense invents and constructs no less than its own field than science does in its domain. It is, however, in the nature of common sense not to be aware of this situation. – Albert Einstein

50378. Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. – Albert Einstein

50379. Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations. – Albert Einstein

50380. Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age. – Albert Einstein

50381. Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater. – Albert Einstein

50382. Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. – Albert Einstein

50383. Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. – Albert Einstein

50384. Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler. – Albert Einstein

50385. As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue. – Albert Einstein

50386. Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. – Albert Einstein

50387. Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. – Albert Einstein

50388. Force always attracts men of low morality. – Albert Einstein

50389. God always takes the simplest way. – Albert Einstein

50390. God does not play dice. – Albert Einstein

50391. All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual. – Albert Einstein

50392. Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. – Albert Einstein

50393. An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. – Albert Einstein

50394. A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. – Albert Einstein

50395. A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem. – Albert Einstein

50396. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein

50397. A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy? – Albert Einstein

50398. When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity. – Albert Einstein

50399. All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. – Albert Einstein

50400. Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish. – Albert Einstein

50401. All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man’s actions. – Albert Einstein

50402. As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. – Albert Einstein

50403. Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. – Albert Einstein

50404. Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. – Albert Einstein

50405. Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves. – Albert Einstein

50406. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. – Albert Einstein

50407. Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. – Albert Einstein

50408. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein

50409. Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. – Albert Einstein

50410. The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. – Albert Einstein

50411. Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. – Albert Einstein

50412. I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. – Albert Einstein

50413. I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion. – Albert Einstein

50414. I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details. – Albert Einstein

50415. If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. – Albert Einstein

50416. If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts. – Albert Einstein

50417. If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? – Albert Einstein

50418. God may be subtle, but he isn’t plain mean. – Albert Einstein

50419. If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough. – Albert Einstein

50420. I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. – Albert Einstein

50421. Imagination is more important than knowledge. – Albert Einstein

50422. In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same. – Albert Einstein

50423. In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself. – Albert Einstein

50424. Information is not knowledge. – Albert Einstein

50425. Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein

50426. Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. – Albert Einstein

50427. If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor. – Albert Einstein

50428. I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty. – Albert Einstein

50429. He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. – Albert Einstein

50430. He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice. – Albert Einstein

50431. Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them! – Albert Einstein

50432. Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. – Albert Einstein

50433. I am a deeply religious nonbeliever – this is a somewhat new kind of religion. – Albert Einstein

50434. I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. – Albert Einstein

50435. I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world. – Albert Einstein

50436. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind. – Albert Einstein

50437. I never think of the future – it comes soon enough. – Albert Einstein

50438. I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it. – Albert Einstein

50439. I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil. – Albert Einstein

50440. I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed. – Albert Einstein

50441. I have just got a new theory of eternity. – Albert Einstein

50442. I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. – Albert Einstein

50443. I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. – Albert Einstein

50444. Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them. – Albert Einstein

50445. I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war. – Albert Einstein

50446. When the solution is simple, God is answering. – Albert Einstein

50447. Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves. – Albert Einstein

50448. True religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness. – Albert Einstein

50449. Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. – Albert Einstein

50450. We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. – Albert Einstein

50451. We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings. – Albert Einstein

50452. We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. – Albert Einstein

50453. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. – Albert Einstein

50454. We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. – Albert Einstein

50455. To the Master’s honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton’s ground. – Albert Einstein

50456. Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. – Albert Einstein

50457. True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist. – Albert Einstein

50458. The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. – Albert Einstein

50459. Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. – Albert Einstein

50460. Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. – Albert Einstein

50461. Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people. – Albert Einstein

50462. You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one. – Albert Einstein

50463. You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created. – Albert Einstein

50464. You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. – Albert Einstein

50465. You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. – Albert Einstein

50466. When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking. – Albert Einstein

50467. We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us. – Albert Einstein

50468. The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. – Albert Einstein

50469. The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible. – Albert Einstein

50470. The only real valuable thing is intuition. – Albert Einstein

50471. The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once. – Albert Einstein

50472. The only source of knowledge is experience. – Albert Einstein

50473. The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. – Albert Einstein

50474. The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder. – Albert Einstein

50475. The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives. – Albert Einstein

50476. Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. – Albert Einstein

50477. The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal. – Albert Einstein

50478. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science. – Albert Einstein

50479. The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. – Albert Einstein

50480. There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance. – Albert Einstein

50481. Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. – Albert Einstein

50482. The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. – Albert Einstein

50483. Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler. – Albert Einstein

50484. The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe. – Albert Einstein

50485. There could be no fairer destiny for any physical theory than that it should point the way to a more comprehensive theory in which it lives on as a limiting case. – Albert Einstein

50486. There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there. – Albert Einstein

50487. There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

50488. The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it. – Albert Einstein

50489. The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking. – Albert Einstein

50490. The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive. – Albert Einstein

50491. It was inevitable that in doing this I should arrive at new results, and it is perhaps understandable that in the end I have felt impelled to present these results not only in the dry form of a catalogue, but also in a more connected and personal one. – Alfred Einstein

50492. Sometimes the picture that emerges of the man seems no longer to agree with our conception of the musician. In reality, however, there is a glorious unity. – Alfred Einstein

50493. There is a strange kind of human being in whom there is an eternal struggle between body and soul, animal and god, for dominance. In all great men this mixture is striking, and in none more so than in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. – Alfred Einstein

50494. Man is always marveling at what he has blown apart, never at what the universe has put together, and this is his limitation. – Loren Eiseley

50495. When the human mind exists in the light of reason and no more than reason, we may say with absolute certainty that Man and all that made him will be in that instant gone. – Loren Eiseley

50496. Tomorrow lurks in us, the latency to be all that was not achieved before. – Loren Eiseley

50497. One does not meet oneself until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human. – Loren Eiseley

50498. One could not pluck a flower without troubling a star. – Loren Eiseley

50499. It is frequently the tragedy of the great artist, as it is of the great scientist, that he frightens the ordinary man. – Loren Eiseley

50500. If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. – Loren Eiseley

50501. God knows how many things a man misses by becoming smug and assuming that matters will take their own course. – Loren Eiseley

50502. Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war. – Loren Eiseley

50503. Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us. – Loren Eiseley

50504. The joy of acting for me is to be able to experience emotions in a safe environment. You can’t scream and cry in the street because everybody will look. If you do it on a movie set, you get applauded. – Jesse Eisenberg

50505. When playing a role, I would feel more comfortable, as you’re given a prescribed way of behaving. So, both Facebook and theatre provide contrived settings that provide the illusion of social interaction. – Jesse Eisenberg

50506. Society will decide after the technology is created what we will and won’t accept. – Jesse Eisenberg

50507. Look, I don’t have a Facebook page because I have little interest in hearing myself talk about myself any further than I already do in interviews or putting any more about myself online than there already is. But if I wasn’t in this position, I’m sure I would use it every day. – Jesse Eisenberg

50508. If you’re acting, then there’s a prescribed way to behave; whereas in life there’s no prescribed way. So acting feels like a comfortable way to get through the day. – Jesse Eisenberg

50509. I grew up in Queens and New Jersey. I started doing children’s theater when I was seven to get out of school because I didn’t fit in. – Jesse Eisenberg

50510. I am actually going to two therapists right now. I don’t know, I actually feel like therapy has just made me more uncomfortable. – Jesse Eisenberg

50511. Every character I play has to be the hero of his own story, the way we’re all heroes of our own lives. – Jesse Eisenberg

50512. I write plays, and I have a musical that’s starting to get produced now. That’s what I would love to do, but it’s so hard. The only reason people are reading my plays and musicals is because I’m in movies. – Jesse Eisenberg

50513. And I’m sure after Facebook it will be the little cameras that we have implanted into the palms of our hands and we’ll be debating whether we should get them, and then we’ll all get them. – Jesse Eisenberg

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50514. We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50515. There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50516. There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50517. There are a number of things wrong with Washington. One of them is that everyone is too far from home. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50518. The world moves, and ideas that were once good are not always good. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50519. The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50520. The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50521. Things are more like they are now than they ever were before. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50522. The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50523. The sergeant is the Army. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50524. Things have never been more like the way they are today in history. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50525. The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50526. There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50527. We are tired of aristocratic explanations in Harvard words. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50528. Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50529. We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50530. War settles nothing. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50531. Unlike presidential administrations, problems rarely have terminal dates. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50532. Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50533. Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50534. This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50535. This desk of mine is one at which a man may die, but from which he cannot resign. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50536. The purpose is clear. It is safety with solvency. The country is entitled to both. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50537. We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50538. Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50539. Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50540. Plans are nothing; planning is everything. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50541. Pessimism never won any battle. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50542. Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50543. Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50544. Our pleasures were simple – they included survival. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50545. Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50546. Some years ago I became president of Columbia University and learned within 24 hours to be ready to speak at the drop of a hat, and I learned something more, the trustees were expected to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50547. The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it’s usually lousy. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50548. There is no victory at bargain basement prices. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50549. The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50550. There is nothing wrong with America that faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens cannot cure. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50551. The free world must not prove itself worthy of its own past. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50552. The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice! – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50553. The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50554. The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50555. The people of the world genuinely want peace. Some day the leaders of the world are going to have to give in and give, it to them. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50556. We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50557. In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50558. Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50559. Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50560. May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50561. Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50562. If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man’s intelligence and his comprehension… would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50563. It is far more important to be able to hit the target than it is to haggle over who makes a weapon or who pulls a trigger. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50564. If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50565. In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50566. In most communities it is illegal to cry “fire” in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims? – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50567. If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking… is freedom. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50568. No one should ever sit in this office over 70 years old, and that I know. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50569. When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50570. In the final choice a soldier’s pack is not so heavy as a prisoner’s chains. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50571. Oh, that lovely title, ex-president. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50572. Only Americans can hurt America. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50573. Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50574. Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50575. Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50576. Well, when you come down to it, I don’t see that a reporter could do much to a president, do you? – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50577. Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50578. When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were – to the very last minute – a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50579. When you put on a uniform, there are certain inhibitions that you accept. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50580. ‘Worry’ is a word that I don’t allow myself to use. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50581. You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50582. You have a row of dominoes set up; you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50583. An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50584. If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50585. What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50586. Don’t think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50587. A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50588. An atheist is a man who watches a Notre Dame – Southern Methodist University game and doesn’t care who wins. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50589. Ankles are nearly always neat and good-looking, but knees are nearly always not. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50590. Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50591. Don’t join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50592. I’m saving that rocker for the day when I feel as old as I really am. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50593. Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50594. Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50595. Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50596. From behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and reminders that its structure is as brittle as its surface is hard. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50597. Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels – men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50598. History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50599. How far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without? – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50600. I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50601. Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50602. Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50603. I thought it completely absurd to mention my name in the same breath as the presidency. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50604. I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50605. I shall make that trip. I shall go to Korea. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50606. I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem – and that yardstick is: Is it good for America? – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50607. I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem – and that yardstick is: Is it good for America? – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50608. I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn’t know it then. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50609. I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50610. I feel impelled to speak today in a language that in a sense is new-one which I, who have spent so much of my life in the military profession, would have preferred never to use. That new language is the language of atomic warfare. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50611. I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50612. I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50613. I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50614. I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

50615. All leaders share something in common. They feel they are the only ones who can do the job. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50616. Presidents do not go into war lightly. It’s a tremendous responsibility in making decisions, and I know Bush must deeply believe this is the only course. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50617. You don’t run for public office unless you have a specific vision. You are driven by ideas and a vision. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50618. Women have more to prove than men when it comes to politics. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50619. Television has tremendous power over our lives. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50620. It’s been a strange day – a day when I thought I was on top of the world, planning my life. I planned all of my courses for the rest of the semester at Smith, and talked to my advisor about honoring in History. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50621. If it weren’t the problem of politics for me, it would be another. And yet, sometimes it’s so difficult. And I feel sorry for myself. And then hate myself for this feeling of self-pity. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50622. I don’t see a candidate on the scene right now, but it is going to have to be a candidate that people can look at as a leader and not as a man or a woman. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50623. Basically, women have to prove they are strong at all times. And then when they go on the attack, they have to not appear mean because those women often get the label of being catty. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50624. First of all, we were never not speaking. It’s gotten so blown out of proportion. It was a very straightforward difference of opinion. I think because we were so private and refused to talk about it, these stories just got out of control. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

50625. When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear. – Alfred Eisenstaedt

50626. We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant. – Alfred Eisenstaedt

50627. I don’t like to work with assistants. I’m already one too many; the camera alone would be enough. – Alfred Eisenstaedt

50628. I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer. – Alfred Eisenstaedt

50629. It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter. – Alfred Eisenstaedt

50630. Keep it simple. – Alfred Eisenstaedt

50631. Never boss people around. It’s more important to click with people than to click the shutter. – Alfred Eisenstaedt

50632. Once the amateur’s naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur. – Alfred Eisenstaedt

50633. Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc. – Sergei Eisenstein

50634. Language is much closer to film than painting is. – Sergei Eisenstein

50635. For example, in painting the form arises from abstract elements of line and color, while in cinema the material concreteness of the image within the frame presents – as an element – the greatest difficulty in manipulation. – Sergei Eisenstein

50636. Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects? – Sergei Eisenstein

50637. The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being. – Sergei Eisenstein

50638. A composer knows that music is written by human beings for human beings and that music is a continuation of life, not something separated from it. – Hanns Eisler

50639. Someone who knows only music, understands nothing about it. – Hanns Eisler

50640. Truth is the greatest of all national possessions. A state, a people, a system which suppresses the truth or fears to publish it, deserves to collapse. – Kurt Eisner

50641. Well, when you’re trying to create things that are new, you have to be prepared to be on the edge of risk. – Michael Eisner

50642. Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience. – Michael Eisner

50643. We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new. – Michael Eisner

50644. There’s no good idea that can’t be improved on. – Michael Eisner

50645. If you’re soft and fuzzy, like our little characters, you become the skinny kid on the beach, and people in this business don’t mind kicking sand in your face. – Michael Eisner

50646. If it’s not growing, it’s going to die. – Michael Eisner

50647. My strength is coming up with two outs in the last of the ninth. – Michael Eisner

50648. It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime. – Michael Eisner

50649. A company that pays attention to the family unit is a successful company. We don’t isolate the family. We don’t make rides that say, ‘Hey mom, dad, you go sit on the bench.’ – Michael Eisner

50650. Over time, the product we produce has been consistently successful here in America and around the world. Apparently, we are doing something right. – Michael Eisner

50651. A key to my thinking has always been the almost fanatical belief that what I was engaged in was a literary art form. That belief was compounded out of ego and necessity, I guess, a combination of the two. – Will Eisner

50652. Humor has historically been tied to the mores of the day. The Yellow Kid was predicated on what people thought was funny about the immigrant Irish. When you’re different in a society, you’re funny. – Will Eisner

50653. I want to point out to adults that there is a world of good material available to you now in comic form – in this medium – and learn to give it your support because the more you support it, the better the material will be as it comes out. – Will Eisner

50654. I was the classic middle child in some ways, the one who could have been a priest in an alternate universe. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50655. When I first had my eyebrows waxed, I was pretty disturbed. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50656. It’s a strange thing, but you get this click in your brain; the wonderful feeling that the entirety of a character is suddenly available and accessible to you. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50657. I was already devouring literature and I was the ripe old age of 15 when I decided to be an actor. I just thought plays were the most fantastic way of expressing life. I thought I’d discovered Shakespeare – ‘hey, there’s a new guy in town, don’t know if anyone’s read him.’ I was just excited about the whole thing, from day one. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50658. I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I’m also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50659. I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed. That’s the only way I can express it. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50660. I enjoy doing everything, comedy and drama. I just look for the characters really and what they offer. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50661. I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50662. Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays. It’s a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I’m also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50663. David Mamet was great to work with. He was everything that I thought he would be as a director. He’s incredibly articulate, an easy collaborator. Extraordinarily knowledgeable about film and writing. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50664. This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn’t ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I’m there for. – Chiwetel Ejiofor

50665. The most important thing for a good marriage is to learn how to argue peaceably. – Anita Ekberg

50666. It was I who made Fellini famous, not the other way around. – Anita Ekberg

50667. I don’t sleep with happily married men. – Britt Ekland

50668. I hope everybody will go back to the negotiating table. I’ve always said this is the only way forward. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50669. I think it is fair to say that it is under a great deal of stress, and if I am asking for significant changes, it is because the world is going through significant changes. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50670. I think we still have a chance if we continue with our work, if Iraq provides full cooperation, we should still be able to avoid a war. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50671. Everybody has to chip in, I think, and see how we can have a functioning system of collective security where we do not continue to face the threat of countries trying to acquire weapons of mass destruction or particularly nuclear weapons. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50672. So, we need to delegitimize the nuclear weapon, and by de-legitimizing… meaning trying to develop a different system of security that does not depend on nuclear deterrence. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50673. We continue to have nuclear weapons relied on as a weapon of choice. If that policy were to continue, we continue to have countries who are in a security bind, if you like, or perceive themselves to be in security bind to look for acquisition of nuclear weapons. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50674. We now have the right to have immediate, unfettered access to any site in Iraq and we have the right to interview people, both inside and outside Iraq. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50675. Well, first of all, we now have everybody with the exception of India, Pakistan, and Israel, and I don’t think these three countries are going to join by simply providing them an incentive, in terms of technology. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50676. Well, I think we still have to verify whatever declaration we will get and make sure that it is comprehensive and accurate. So, that would take care of the past activities. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50677. Challenging the integrity of the non-proliferation regime is a matter which can affect international peace and security. – Mohamed ElBaradei

50678. A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders. – Larry Elder

50679. A goal without a plan is just a wish. – Larry Elder

50680. According to the Social Security Administration, in 1945, 41.9 workers supported each individual retiree, while today only 3.3 workers support each retiree. This system cannot continue. – Larry Elder

50681. The war on drugs is wrong, both tactically and morally. It assumes that people are too stupid, too reckless, and too irresponsible to decide whether and under what conditions to consume drugs. The war on drugs is morally bankrupt. – Larry Elder

50682. Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation. – Larry Elder

50683. Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut. – Larry Elder

50684. Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs’ true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system. – Larry Elder

50685. This battle for ‘common-sense’ gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, ‘gun control’ legislation. Good news – if you’re a crook. – Larry Elder

50686. America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone’s going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism – or, at least, we used to. – Larry Elder

50687. Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally responsible and reduces the role of private charity. This principle applies to corporate welfare. – Larry Elder

50688. In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year. – Larry Elder

50689. In these matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain. – Pliny the Elder

50690. Truth comes out in wine. – Pliny the Elder

50691. From the end spring new beginnings. – Pliny the Elder

50692. An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit. – Pliny the Elder

50693. There is always something new out of Africa. – Pliny the Elder

50694. Home is where the heart is. – Pliny the Elder

50695. The only certainty is that nothing is certain. – Pliny The Elder

50696. The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth. – Pliny the Elder

50697. The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach. – Pliny the Elder

50698. The best plan is to profit by the folly of others. – Pliny the Elder

50699. Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work. – Pliny the Elder

50700. Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen. – Pliny the Elder

50701. It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it. – Pliny the Elder

50702. In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment. – Pliny the Elder

50703. Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man. – Pliny the Elder

50704. No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments. – Pliny the Elder

50705. You can’t be what you don’t see. I didn’t think about being a doctor. I didn’t even think about being a clerk in a store, I’d never seen a black clerk in a clothing store. – Joycelyn Elders

50706. We really need to get over this love affair with the fetus and start worrying about children. – Joycelyn Elders

50707. If we were brought to trial for the crimes we have committed against ourselves, few would escape the gallows. – Paul Eldridge

50708. With the stones we cast at them, geniuses build new roads with them. – Paul Eldridge

50709. We endeavor to stuff the universe into the gullet of an aphorism. – Paul Eldridge

50710. There are those whose sole claim to profundity is the discovery of exceptions to the rules. – Paul Eldridge

50711. Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living. – Paul Eldridge

50712. Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird. – Paul Eldridge

50713. Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him. – Paul Eldridge

50714. In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled. – Paul Eldridge

50715. History is the transformation of tumultuous conquerors into silent footnotes. – Paul Eldridge

50716. Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits. – Paul Eldridge

50717. Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism, as it’s increasingly an art of gesture alone. – Andrew Eldritch

50718. People have taught me not to look for intelligence in rockmusic. – Andrew Eldritch

50719. We decided to play the NEC because we were asked to, and because we actually rather like the place: we’ve always enjoyed doing it before. We don’t often get sensible offers to play in the UK, so most years we just play on the mainland, with the occasional exotic detour. – Andrew Eldritch

50720. The citizen is becoming a pawn in a game where nobody knows the rules, where everybody consequently doubts that there are rules at all, and where the vocabulary has been diminished to such an extent that nobody is even sure what the game is all about. – Andrew Eldritch

50721. I’ve never got on with the British press because they’ve always given me such a hard time. Once they build a band up they just want to do people down. They shouldn’t concentrate on the colour of someone’s shirt they should listen to the music. – Andrew Eldritch

50722. Apparently, I have a totally different sense of humour. – Andrew Eldritch

50723. But for every hour and a half on stage, you have a five hour long bus ride, waiting for five hours at the airport, five hours of interviews… I know, it’s part of the job, but that doesn’t imply I have to like it. – Andrew Eldritch

50724. I don’t enjoy British shows as a rule because British audiences are strange. – Andrew Eldritch

50725. I don’t trawl record shops anymore. I usually hear music in bars or at friends’ houses. – Andrew Eldritch

50726. I don’t want people to come and see our gig because of the magnificent things I’m doing with my hips, but it’s their evening, you know. They have to have fun. I’m a little bit naive. – Andrew Eldritch

50727. I still like being in North of England and I keep a place there. But there are a lot of things about the Continent that are to be preferred. The social institutions work better, women have a better position in society and the food is another thing. – Andrew Eldritch

50728. The business of being a popular entertainer in England is just too hard. – Andrew Eldritch

50729. I’ve been in Hamburg for about ten years and I just feel at home. – Andrew Eldritch

50730. In the beginning, everybody that gets to work with me, thinks I’m nice. But three weeks later, they hear a bell ringing. Then they realise I meant everything I said during that first week. It’s not my fault people are not taking me serious from the first moment. – Andrew Eldritch

50731. Nothing has changed in our relationship with East West. We have no relationship with East West. We’ve been withholding our labour for almost seven years now. – Andrew Eldritch

50732. Music is there to enrich your life and make you aware of things in a slightly different way. – Andrew Eldritch

50733. I’m not sure it pays to do anything remotely public in Britain. It’s such a spiteful society. People seem to enjoy making your life hard for the sake of it. – Andrew Eldritch

50734. Most writers can write, most rock ‘n rollers cannot. – Andrew Eldritch

50735. I love to go get fireworks, even though some of them are illegal. – Carmen Electra

50736. I went to the Performing Arts School and studied classical ballet. That attitude is something that’s put into your head. You are never thin enough. – Carmen Electra

50737. Dancing is my number one love. That was my first goal as a child. I would love to do stage, maybe do Chicago. I love being in front of an audience. It’s so stimulating. I also love to barbecue. – Carmen Electra

50738. I love doing comedy – I get a laugh out of it, it’s not so serious. – Carmen Electra

50739. I was performing in this burlesque group, and we would go to dance rehearsals every day. You’d use every part of your body. Even though some of it is slow, it takes a lot of muscle to be able to dip down and come back up. – Carmen Electra

50740. If you think about it now, it’s kind of ridiculous. All these hot girls on Baywatch in tiny little red bathing suits running around saving lives. – Carmen Electra

50741. I would love to do more music, definitely. That is my true passion. Dance is first and then music. – Carmen Electra

50742. I’m more attracted to a stronger man rather than a feminine man. Someone who would just throw me down and take control. I love feeling helpless. I definitely like a man who is aggressive and confident. – Carmen Electra

50743. I don’t find any presidents all that sexy. They’re not very rock’n’roll. – Carmen Electra

50744. If you don’t have a valentine, hang out with your girlfriends, don’t go looking for someone. When it’s right, they’ll come to you. – Carmen Electra

50745. No matter where I’ve been overseas, the food stinks, except in Italy. – Carmen Electra

50746. Other people’s perspective, just seeing the sexy image, might be that I take my sexuality very seriously. But I really don’t. I like being sexy. It’s fun, and I have had a nice little career off it. – Carmen Electra

50747. People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to ‘The Art of Happiness’ by the Dalai Lama. – Carmen Electra

50748. With Aerobic Strip Tease, you can do it at home – it makes it easier for women that don’t want to go to the gym. – Carmen Electra

50749. He is in a gunfight right now. I’m gonna have to take a message. – Erika Eleniak

50750. So I’ve learned in the past, if a company approaches me and they want something like this, or something like that that I’ve done and I turn them down, they’re going to do it anyhow. – Danny Elfman

50751. You’re allowed to rip-off another score so close that it’s ridiculous. In my opinion it’s ridiculous, how closely one can just rip-off a score that happened a year or two earlier. – Danny Elfman

50752. You have to write a good score that you feel good about. At least, you’re supposed to. But, if the director hates it, it ain’t going to be in the movie! – Danny Elfman

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50753. Oh see, first off you gotta realize – everything for me is a reconstruction or deconstruction. I would actually say deconstruction. Mission: Impossible would be the exception. That would be a reconstruction- deconstruction. – Danny Elfman

50754. It’s just hard. I wish the studios felt there was more value in these themes and these pieces of material – that they’re worth protecting more. Because then it just wouldn’t happen. If the studios cared, the stuff would be stopped in a second. – Danny Elfman

50755. Or certainly I would need time – which I would love to have but there almost never is on a film – to just spend a week with a roomful of guys laying down these patterns. – Danny Elfman

50756. Most often the music does end up in the movie, and sometimes there’s a point where I wish that it wasn’t, just because I think the score would be more effective if there was less of it. But, again, that’s not my call. – Danny Elfman

50757. So, it becomes an exercise in futility if you write something that does not express the film as the director wishes. It’s still their ball game. It’s their show. I think any successful composer learns how to dance around the director’s impulses. – Danny Elfman

50758. It’s hard to get a film, you know, you need a very special film to be able to get that experimental. But, I would love to see that happen. I would love the opportunity to be more experimental than I am. – Danny Elfman

50759. Sometimes I like them artificial and sometimes I like them real. And the reason is because sometimes I like a real close sound. And I like a very specific snare sound and I can’t get that in the big room. – Danny Elfman

50760. That still has to be there. And so, it’s kind of an interesting question you brought up. Because, on the one hand, yeah, it’d be lovely. I certainly don’t see that happening. In fact, I see the opposite happening. – Danny Elfman

50761. The beauty of a main title is that you establish your main theme and maybe a bit of your secondary theme. You plant the seed that you’re going to go water later in the score. And so, having that removed just made it so much more difficult. – Danny Elfman

50762. The first thing I do is lay out that melody and figure out how it has to hold here and then finish to land here, because you know in advance you’re going to want the melody to catch four things in the action. – Danny Elfman

50763. You have to nail the right tone because sometimes when you just see his films cold, you’re not quite sure. It’s the same in – I’m trying to think of other directors with a similar sense – David Lynch’s films, Tim’s films, some of Cronenberg’s stuff. – Danny Elfman

50764. I really liked doing a number of the projects and directors, and etc., etc., I knew about half-way through that I would never be doing that again. It’s just not me. I really am happy as a part-time film composer, not a full-time film composer. – Danny Elfman

50765. There’s kind of a cool feel that happens every now and then. I guess that feel is the thing that makes the score its own score. But, I don’t know exactly what that is. So, it’s hard for me to answer that question. – Danny Elfman

50766. I like creating these rhythmic patterns. These interlocking rhythmic things are really fun. – Danny Elfman

50767. I think that’s one of the things that has always put me in kind of an odd niche. It’s that all of my understanding of orchestral music is via film, not via classical music like it’s supposed to be. To me it’s the same, it doesn’t make any difference. – Danny Elfman

50768. It sounds really stupid, I hate making cosmic comments like this but, I just let it do what it wants to do. – Danny Elfman

50769. I can’t get that live and I don’t have the time to take the tape, after I’ve finished recording it, into a little studio somewhere else where I can get a different kind of percussion sound. – Danny Elfman

50770. I had to do this very aggressive, big score in a very short time, and knowing that in the beginning, middle, and end would be this very, very famous theme, but I still had to weave a score around it and make it work as a score was really challenging. – Danny Elfman

50771. Doing Tim’s film is always going to be the most pleasure. Let me just put it that way. So, without drawing favorites one way or the other, getting back with him and doing Mars Attacks! was certainly a special treat. – Danny Elfman

50772. I think that there’s a lot more freedom in the low budget, the independent films where, unfortunately, you don’t have the money, necessarily, to get the orchestras in there to play a lot of stuff. But, you have a lot more freedom, very often. – Danny Elfman

50773. I would have to say I might do some stuff, but it’s the film that’s appealing. I was raised on film. My musical experience is all via film, it’s not from classical music. – Danny Elfman

50774. I’ll just start laying out the melody exactly where I want it to fall. And then I’ll go back and fill it out. Whereas, in other pieces I’m really just going a couple bars at a time. – Danny Elfman

50775. I’ll look back and I’d be better to answer that in about three months from now. Or when the movie comes out and I see it. I don’t even know what it is yet. I’ve still been in the middle of it. – Danny Elfman

50776. I’m looking for a feel and I have to find what that feel is before I can move on from there. I’m not necessarily catching stuff in such a simple way – I don’t need to. So, I’m going for something else. – Danny Elfman

50777. I’m trying to interpret the film through the director’s head, but it all comes out through me. So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium. – Danny Elfman

50778. In some types of music I’m working out all the chords one bar at a time – the whole structure, because it’s about that. And there are other pieces which are really about – okay, the melody is going to start here and play through to here. – Danny Elfman

50779. In Tim’s films, more than most, if you miss the tone, you don’t get the film. – Danny Elfman

50780. I don’t see myself necessarily having a burning desire to write a symphony. – Danny Elfman

50781. Like, to do a pilot, you don’t know what’s going to happen with it. – Jenna Elfman

50782. I think that marriage is an amazing institution and should be preserved, and you can have great marriages, and you must because sharing your life with someone is like the greatest thing. And I loved being able to set a good example for that on television. – Jenna Elfman

50783. In comedy, something may be more absurd, but you have to believe just as much as you do when you’re doing drama. – Jenna Elfman

50784. It was the most pleasurable thing I’ve ever done, playing this character, and I just remember feeling so at home and so – I don’t know, I was just happy – and it just wasn’t ever work! It was like a sandbox for me, and I would crack myself up rehearsing. – Jenna Elfman

50785. It’s such a pleasurable experience to look back, and all of the fun I had just comes rushing back. – Jenna Elfman

50786. Not hippie – my parents were not hippies – but they were very supportive and encouraging, and that does a lot for someone, and it gives them a lot of confidence. – Jenna Elfman

50787. Playing in front of an audience was just such a turn-on for me, and you have 200 people in the audience and it’s like doing live theater. And filming something that goes to millions of people several weeks later, it’s an interesting dynamic. – Jenna Elfman

50788. The most memorable moment was playing drums with Bob Dylan. – Jenna Elfman

50789. There’s a power in women being women. There’s a role for men, but we don’t have to be men, because we’re women. I think that representing that on television is a cool thing. – Jenna Elfman

50790. I loved that about her because I knew it would open the door for a lot of comedy, because I knew that the conflict would come, because not many people live like the way she does. – Jenna Elfman

50791. You know, she was a girl. She was a female. And she wasn’t like, trying to compete in a man’s world and she wasn’t trying to be in a man’s position, she was just who she was. And I think that was like, a good thing. – Jenna Elfman

50792. I’ll probably stick to comedy for the time being. I mean, a great piece of work is a great piece of work, and I’m up for good work anytime. But I do love comedy! – Jenna Elfman

50793. Yeah, I think the common denominator – and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 – but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment. – Jenna Elfman

50794. Comedy is much more challenging, because you have to have the same level of belief but you have to make people laugh, and that’s definitely a challenge. – Jenna Elfman

50795. It proved to me, though, that comedy is so much harder. – Jenna Elfman

50796. And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it’s really refreshing. – Jenna Elfman

50797. And I’m so excited to remind people and even gain new fans who find out about Dharma – a new generation who could find out about Dharma and enjoy her and all the characters on the show. – Jenna Elfman

50798. I just think that it’s such a good show and timeless and still very funny, and that just makes me happy to have that whole first season in one concentrated space for people to enjoy so that it’s not hit and miss trying to find it in syndication always. – Jenna Elfman

50799. And you know, we did it as an independent film, and we weren’t expecting it to be on television, and Lifetime ended up buying it. And the viewers responded intensely to that film. – Jenna Elfman

50800. Drama is not hard for me. It just didn’t seem hard. – Jenna Elfman

50801. Especially while television I think is going through some growing pains or is in need of – I think current comedy is a bit, uh, not happening, you know? – Jenna Elfman

50802. I can’t say I can foresee the future and tell the stars, you know. But I do have an understanding for my own reality, just elements and things that I’ve learned from. – Jenna Elfman

50803. I got good notice from that show, and on the last day of filming Townies, Twentieth Century Fox called wanting to meet with me about a development deal. – Jenna Elfman

50804. I just kind of understood it, and I threw my love for others and love for life into the character, and was having a blast. I loved playing Dharma. I loved it! – Jenna Elfman

50805. I just think it’s fun to remind people that good television has exited and it can exist again and just to give them pleasure and enjoy it and make them laugh. – Jenna Elfman

50806. And you don’t want to just totally mess up the rhythm when you’re playing with Bob Dylan. – Jenna Elfman

50807. English music is white – it evades everything. – Edward Elgar

50808. I always said God was against art and I still believe it. – Edward Elgar

50809. I’ve walked a lot in the mountains in Iceland. And as you come to a new valley, as you come to a new landscape, you have a certain view. If you stand still, the landscape doesn’t necessarily tell you how big it is. It doesn’t really tell you what you’re looking at. The moment you start to move the mountain starts to move. – Olafur Eliasson

50810. All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties. – Charles W. Eliot

50811. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. – Charles W. Eliot

50812. Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others. – Charles William Eliot

50813. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. – Charles William Eliot

50814. Do not expect the world to look bright, if you habitually wear gray-brown glasses. – Charles William Eliot

50815. The efficient man is the man who thinks for himself. – Charles William Eliot

50816. You know that it is only through work that you can achieve anything, either in college or in the world. – Charles William Eliot

50817. A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other. – George Eliot

50818. And when a woman’s will is as strong as the man’s who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment. – George Eliot

50819. An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry. – George Eliot

50820. An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down. – George Eliot

50821. All the learnin’ my father paid for was a bit o’ birch at one end and an alphabet at the other. – George Eliot

50822. All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation. – George Eliot

50823. Adventure is not outside man; it is within. – George Eliot

50824. A woman’s heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe. – George Eliot

50825. Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. – George Eliot

50826. A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections. – George Eliot

50827. Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things. – George Eliot

50828. Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life. – George Eliot

50829. That’s what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he’s wise. – George Eliot

50830. No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters. – George Eliot

50831. The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory. – George Eliot

50832. The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another. – George Eliot

50833. The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. – George Eliot

50834. The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best. – George Eliot

50835. The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions. – George Eliot

50836. People who can’t be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate. – George Eliot

50837. The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history. – George Eliot

50838. Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. – George Eliot

50839. The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words. – George Eliot

50840. The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief. – George Eliot

50841. The best augury of a man’s success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world. – George Eliot

50842. The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities. – George Eliot

50843. The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance. – George Eliot

50844. The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down. – George Eliot

50845. Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive. – George Eliot

50846. Rome – the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar. – George Eliot

50847. Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends? – George Eliot

50848. Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking. – George Eliot

50849. Our words have wings, but fly not where we would. – George Eliot

50850. Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are. – George Eliot

50851. Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. – George Eliot

50852. Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. – George Eliot

50853. Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution. – George Eliot

50854. Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love. – George Eliot

50855. One must be poor to know the luxury of giving! – George Eliot

50856. Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand. – George Eliot

50857. The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life. – George Eliot

50858. We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been. – George Eliot

50859. You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know. – George Eliot

50860. You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man’s form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl. – George Eliot

50861. Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night. – George Eliot

50862. Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self. – George Eliot

50863. Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one’s self to do without it. – George Eliot

50864. When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion. – George Eliot

50865. When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity. – George Eliot

50866. When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity. – George Eliot

50867. What makes life dreary is the want of a motive. – George Eliot

50868. What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? – George Eliot

50869. What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined – to strengthen each other – to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories. – George Eliot

50870. What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other? – George Eliot

50871. The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice. – George Eliot

50872. We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus, will do anything. – George Eliot

50873. The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone. – George Eliot

50874. We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment. – George Eliot

50875. We hand folks over to God’s mercy, and show none ourselves. – George Eliot

50876. Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return. – George Eliot

50877. Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through. – George Eliot

50878. To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion. – George Eliot

50879. There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows. – George Eliot

50880. There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life. – George Eliot

50881. There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope. – George Eliot

50882. There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. – George Eliot

50883. There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms. – George Eliot

50884. There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but a hatred of all injury. – George Eliot

50885. There are many victories worse than a defeat. – George Eliot

50886. Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. – George Eliot

50887. Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections. – George Eliot

50888. I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence. – George Eliot

50889. I desire no future that will break the ties with the past. – George Eliot

50890. Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets, on grounds other than personal liking. – George Eliot

50891. Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn’t do to be run away with. We must keep the reins. – George Eliot

50892. He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow. – George Eliot

50893. Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas. – George Eliot

50894. Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. – George Eliot

50895. Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline. – George Eliot

50896. For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love. – George Eliot

50897. Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult. – George Eliot

50898. Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. – George Eliot

50899. No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty. – George Eliot

50900. I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved. – George Eliot

50901. The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men. – George Eliot

50902. Excessive literary production is a social offense. – George Eliot

50903. Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. – George Eliot

50904. Death is the king of this world: ‘Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet. – George Eliot

50905. Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity. – George Eliot

50906. Consequences are unpitying. – George Eliot

50907. Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course. – George Eliot

50908. But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope. – George Eliot

50909. But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling something, having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with. – George Eliot

50910. But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy. – George Eliot

50911. Breed is stronger than pasture. – George Eliot

50912. Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact. – George Eliot

50913. Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another. – George Eliot

50914. Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them. – George Eliot

50915. Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world. – George Eliot

50916. Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. – George Eliot

50917. It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal. – George Eliot

50918. It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old. – George Eliot

50919. It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot

50920. It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them. – George Eliot

50921. It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. – George Eliot

50922. Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress. – George Eliot

50923. It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less strong against us. – George Eliot

50924. Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down. – George Eliot

50925. Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour’s buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder. – George Eliot

50926. Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty. – George Eliot

50927. Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest. – George Eliot

50928. Might, could, would – they are contemptible auxiliaries. – George Eliot

50929. More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us. – George Eliot

50930. I like trying to get pregnant. I’m not so sure about childbirth. – George Eliot

50931. No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference. – George Eliot

50932. Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be a monster. – George Eliot

50933. Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart. – George Eliot

50934. If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence. – George Eliot

50935. No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from. – George Eliot

50936. Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other? – George Eliot

50937. I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out. – George Eliot

50938. I’m not denyin’ the women are foolish. God Almighty made ’em to match the men. – George Eliot

50939. I’m proof against that word failure. I’ve seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best. – George Eliot

50940. In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness. – George Eliot

50941. In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause. – George Eliot

50942. In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations. – George Eliot

50943. In every parting there is an image of death. – George Eliot

50944. Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness. – George Eliot

50945. The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living. – T. S. Eliot

50946. The Nobel is a ticket to one’s own funeral. No one has ever done anything after he got it. – T. S. Eliot

50947. The most important thing for poets to do is to write as little as possible. – T. S. Eliot

50948. The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first. – T. S. Eliot

50949. The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason. – T. S. Eliot

50950. Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal. – T. S. Eliot

50951. I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics. – T. S. Eliot

50952. The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all. – T. S. Eliot

50953. Humankind cannot bear very much reality. – T. S. Eliot

50954. I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates. – T. S. Eliot

50955. I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different. – T. S. Eliot

50956. I have measured out my life with coffee spoons. – T. S. Eliot

50957. I will show you fear in a handful of dust. – T. S. Eliot

50958. If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby “it.” – T. S. Eliot

50959. In my beginning is my end. – T. S. Eliot

50960. It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind. – T. S. Eliot

50961. It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves. – T. S. Eliot

50962. It’s not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them. – T. S. Eliot

50963. It’s strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words. – T. S. Eliot

50964. Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know. – T. S. Eliot

50965. Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. – T. S. Eliot

50966. The bad poet is usually unconscious where he ought to be conscious, and conscious where he ought to be unconscious. – T. S. Eliot

50967. If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are? – T. S. Eliot

50968. Let’s not be narrow, nasty, and negative. – T. S. Eliot

50969. So the lover must struggle for words. – T. S. Eliot

50970. Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome. – T. S. Eliot

50971. Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves. – T. S. Eliot

50972. Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers. – T. S. Eliot

50973. Playwriting gets into your blood and you can’t stop it. At least not until the producers or the public tell you to. – T. S. Eliot

50974. People to whom nothing has ever happened cannot understand the unimportance of events. – T. S. Eliot

50975. Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature. – T. S. Eliot

50976. Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties are difficulties of every moment. – T. S. Eliot

50977. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. – T. S. Eliot

50978. O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked. – T. S. Eliot

50979. My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down. – T. S. Eliot

50980. Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly. – T. S. Eliot

50981. There is not a more repulsive spectacle than on old man who will not forsake the world, which has already forsaken him. – T. S. Eliot

50982. Home is where one starts from. – T. S. Eliot

50983. Where there is no temple there shall be no homes. – T. S. Eliot

50984. The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality. – T. S. Eliot

50985. Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? – T. S. Eliot

50986. The soul is so far from being a monad that we have not only to interpret other souls to ourself but to interpret ourself to ourself. – T. S. Eliot

50987. The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours. – T. S. Eliot

50988. This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but a whimper. – T. S. Eliot

50989. There is no method but to be very intelligent. – T. S. Eliot

50990. We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. – T. S. Eliot

50991. This love is silent. – T. S. Eliot

50992. Where is all the knowledge we lost with information? – T. S. Eliot

50993. You are the music while the music lasts. – T. S. Eliot

50994. Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them. – T. S. Eliot

50995. What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. – T. S. Eliot

50996. April is the cruellest month. – T. S. Eliot

50997. We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion. – T. S. Eliot

50998. There is no absolute point of view from which real and ideal can be finally separated and labelled. – T. S. Eliot

50999. All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords. – T. S. Eliot

51000. As things are, and as fundamentally they must always be, poetry is not a career, but a mug’s game. No honest poet can ever feel quite sure of the permanent value of what he has written: He may have wasted his time and messed up his life for nothing. – T. S. Eliot

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