180000 famous quotes part 53 – 52001 to 53000

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180000 famous quotes part 53 – 52001 to 53000

52001. Momo listened to everyone and everything – even to the rain and the wind and the pine trees – and all of them spoke to her after their own fashion. – Michael Ende

52002. Calendars and clocks exist to measure time, but that signifies little because we all know that an hour can seem as eternity or pass in a flash, according to how we spend it. – Michael Ende

52003. All the beasts in Howling Forest were safe in their caves, nests, and burrows. – Michael Ende

52004. Christianity, to be effective in Japan, must change. – Shusaku Endo

52005. I became a Catholic against my will. – Shusaku Endo

52006. If you can write DNA, you’re no longer limited to ‘what is’ but to what you could make. – Drew Endy

52007. The scope of material I can work with is not limited to the set of things that we inherit from nature. – Drew Endy

52008. Biological engineering is not necessarily understanding systems but rather, I want to be able to design and build biological systems to perform particular applications. – Drew Endy

52009. Scientists have stated that embryonic stem cells provide the best opportunity for devising unique treatments of these serious diseases since, unlike adult stem cells, they may be induced to develop into any type of cell. – Eliot Engel

52010. Yet, nearly 6 decades after the Holocaust concluded, Anti-Semitism still exists as the scourge of the world. – Eliot Engel

52011. While Haiti has recently celebrated more than 200 years of independence from French colonial rule, the citizens of the island remain vulnerable to poverty, poor health, and political chaos. – Eliot Engel

52012. We stand with the people of Taiwan and their democratic ways, and I am proud to be a part of reaffirming the unwavering commitment to the Taiwan Relations Act by the United States Congress. – Eliot Engel

52013. The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act expires at the end of this year. Thus, we must act quickly to ensure our constituents continue to receive the services they enjoy. – Eliot Engel

52014. Too small is our world to allow discrimination, bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it, let alone in the United States of America. – Eliot Engel

52015. The only plan the Administration seems to have for winning the war is that there is no plan and no schedule for our troops to come home and get out of harm’s way. – Eliot Engel

52016. The freedom of thought and expression is one of the most sacred rights in this country. – Eliot Engel

52017. The free nations of the world will not be pushed around by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life. – Eliot Engel

52018. The countless number of influential figures in American history who are of Caribbean heritage indicates the need to set aside a designated time to celebrate their contribution to our country. – Eliot Engel

52019. On the eve of World War I, an estimated two million Armenians lived in the Ottoman Empire. Well over a million were deported and hundreds of thousands were simply killed. – Eliot Engel

52020. It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future, we will continue to celebrate the many achievements and rich culture of African-Americans. – Eliot Engel

52021. I wholeheartedly support umbilical stem cell research, but also support embryonic stem cell research. – Eliot Engel

52022. I very much regret that our administration has pushed the whole issue of Kosovo to the back burner. – Eliot Engel

52023. I represent a district covering Rockland, Westchester and Bronx counties, all of which are part of the 9 million people that this water is so important for. – Eliot Engel

52024. We all would like to see a brighter future for Haiti, and I hope this conference will serve to explore many views. Respect for human rights, freedom, and the rule of law must be established in the poorest nation in our hemisphere. – Eliot Engel

52025. I do not think we should be trying to save our freedom by killing the safeguards that keep our liberties. – Eliot Engel

52026. I believe that ultimately the situation in Kosovo can only be resolved through self-determination. – Eliot Engel

52027. All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for his bravery and commitment to civil rights and nonviolence that changed this nation – and world – for the better. – Eliot Engel

52028. Adult stem cells are also problematic, as they are difficult to identify, purify and grow, and simply may not exist for certain diseased tissues that need to be replaced. – Eliot Engel

52029. A middle class is so important to a society that its value cannot be overestimated. – Eliot Engel

52030. Preventing terrorist attacks is of the highest important, but trashing the Constitution is not the right way to do it. – Eliot Engel

52031. The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food… The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population. – Ernst Engel

52032. With rising incomes, the share of expenditures for food products declines. The resulting shift in expenditures affects demand patterns and employment structures. – Ernst Engel

52033. Shakespeare was not meant for taverns, nor for tavern louts. – Samuel G. Engel

52034. The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate. – Douglas Engelbart

52035. The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing. – Douglas Engelbart

52036. In 20 or 30 years, you’ll be able to hold in your hand as much computing knowledge as exists now in the whole city, or even the whole world. – Douglas Engelbart

52037. Freedom is the recognition of necessity. – Friedrich Engels

52038. The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another – no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy. – Friedrich Engels

52039. The state is not abolished, it withers away. – Friedrich Engels

52040. The proletariat uses the State not in the interests of freedom but in order to hold down its adversaries, and as soon as it becomes possible to speak of freedom the State as such ceases to exist. – Friedrich Engels

52041. Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal. – Friedrich Engels

52042. From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization. – Friedrich Engels

52043. Everything must justify its existence before the judgment seat of Reason, or give up existence. – Friedrich Engels

52044. All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development. – Friedrich Engels

52045. Look at the Paris Commune. That was the Dictatorship of the Proletariat. – Friedrich Engels

52046. The president said that this is not removing a mole. You know, removing a mole, that’s an outpatient sort of an operation. This was removing a cancer, removing a cancer takes more time. – Gordon England

52047. This is a war against terrorists. Not a war against a religion, but a war against terrorists. – Gordon England

52048. I apologize to coalition forces and all the families, detainees, the families, America and all the soldiers. – Lynndie England

52049. I was instructed by people in higher rank to stand there and hold this leash and look at the camera. We were doing what we were told. – Lynndie England

52050. I was used by Private Graner. I didn’t realize it at the time. – Lynndie England

52051. I’ve heard attacks were made on coalition forces because of those. I apologize to the families of those who lost loved ones or were injured because of the photos. – Lynndie England

52052. To all of us who have been charged, we all agree that we don’t feel like we were doing things that we weren’t supposed to, because we were told to do them. We think everything was justified, because we were instructed to do this and to do that. – Lynndie England

52053. I still can’t really believe it. They just told us, ‘Hey, you’re doing great. Keep it up.’ – Lynndie England

52054. But maybe it’s up in the hills under the leaves or in a ditch somewhere. Maybe it’s never found. But what you find, whatever you find, is always only part of the missing, and writing is the way the poet finds out what it is he found. – Paul Engle

52055. Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. – Paul Engle

52056. Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet’s abstract head. Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief, delight and rage. – Paul Engle

52057. Wisdom is knowing when you can’t be wise. – Paul Engle

52058. As you look around the country there are still a significant number of states where their whole school debate is over school funding and we’ve been focused on the quality debate for most of the ’90s. – John Engler

52059. I expect my next job to be outside government. – John Engler

52060. I don’t put labels on myself. – John Engler

52061. I created no authority that wasn’t already there under the constitution. – John Engler

52062. I care about the children of Detroit. – John Engler

52063. Given the professionalism of Michigan teachers, I think they’re not teaching because of the financial rewards. – John Engler

52064. I had made a decision early on that we were going to do the right things and that if they worked we were going to be very successful. And if for some reason they didn’t, all the claims and the protestations and the excuses wouldn’t make any difference. – John Engler

52065. Believe me, I’m not going to try to get into testing. – John Engler

52066. As governor, I learned the importance of having an agenda. – John Engler

52067. And there should not be a limit on the creation of new public schools. We ought to expand choices for parents. – John Engler

52068. Despite these hurdles, manufacturers in the U.S. and their employees are doing remarkable work. – John Engler

52069. All 50 states had the same national economy. And on virtually any measurement you wish to look at, Michigan has moved up and improved against the others. – John Engler

52070. Redistricting is one of the purest actions a legislative body can take. – John Engler

52071. We have broken the cycle of dependency. People have found out they’re better off working. – John Engler

52072. We didn’t pass any constitutional amendments that affected the executive branch while I was governor. – John Engler

52073. Very few charter schools are being created in some of the best school districts in the state. If you’re an educational innovator, that isn’t where the greatest need is. – John Engler

52074. The parent knows instinctively that if they’re working and setting an example for their child that means that child is more likely to be in school, more likely to stay out of trouble and more likely to complete their education. – John Engler

52075. The greatest luck that I’ve had has been the ability to find men and women who came into my administration who worked with me and brought extraordinary talents that we were able to take full advantage of. – John Engler

52076. The current Michigan Constitution was written in 1961 and ’62. – John Engler

52077. The Clean Michigan Initiative has been and continues to be a success. – John Engler

52078. I’ve gone from being one of the youngest governors to now the longest consecutive serving governor in the country. – John Engler

52079. The asbestos problem impacts everyone. – John Engler

52080. You win by working hard, making tough decisions and building coalitions. – John Engler

52081. Sometimes it is better to begin the journey, to get under way, then it is to sit back and wait until such time that you’re convinced that all conditions are perfect and that there’ll be no surprises along the route. – John Engler

52082. While America’s infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed. – John Engler

52083. I just have a position that any child that’s in a failing school should be able to get out, or be in a position to have that school fixed. – John Engler

52084. Manufacturers employ more than 14 million Americans doing what Americans do best, making things, building things, transforming raw materials into finished products. – John Engler

52085. I have an old saying that the harder I work, the luckier I get. – John Engler

52086. Nobody gets any guarantees. – John Engler

52087. I kept telling everyone I wasn’t going to Washington to stay. I go to visit. – John Engler

52088. I think we’ve got outstanding teaching in Michigan classrooms. – John Engler

52089. I wish we could have acted quicker on Detroit or other failing schools. – John Engler

52090. I’m a compassionate conservative. – John Engler

52091. I’m very pleased with the job President Bush is doing and he’s off to a terrific start. – John Engler

52092. I’ve been in the legislative branch and now the executive branch and in each case I felt it was important we use our constitutional responsibilities to the fullest. – John Engler

52093. Manufacturers account for nearly 60 percent of all industrial research and development. – John Engler

52094. Michigan is also the only industrial state that has a AAA credit rating. – John Engler

52095. I have crushed the cup of youth like a rose between my fingers but its nectar never warmed my weary heart. – Jon English

52096. Out there in the spotlight you’re a million miles away and every ounce of energy you try to give away as the sweat pours out your body like the music that you play. – Jon English

52097. You can lay down and die, or you can get up and fight, but that’s it – there’s no turning back. – Jon English

52098. Turkey, unlike chicken, has very elegant characteristics. It has more of a cache than chicken. Turkey is a delicacy, so it should be presented in such a way. – Todd English

52099. Some of the things I think I learned from that were very educational as far as just paying bills – the basics in dealing with a restaurant like that. It was just life – the education involved in running the organization, even on a small level. – Todd English

52100. Like anything, you don’t force kids to cook. It just becomes part of life – have them be around it, keep them informed – talk about it. I try to relay my passion for it in these ways. The second you try to force anything on your own kid, they rebel. – Todd English

52101. We have a training period; we have certain guidelines and structure. You can’t hire talented people and stifle them. That’s not the way it works anymore. – Todd English

52102. I think a lot of people have a misconception of what the kitchen is about, but you know the grueling part of it is also the pleasure of it. That’s why I think you have to have a certain mentality to understand what that is and be able to handle it. – Todd English

52103. I played from the time I was seven years old. My father was my first baseman coach. I had opportunities that I never really pursued – with some Miami teams and a few larger colleges, and then I ended up bailing and began cooking. – Todd English

52104. I liked the energy of cooking, the action, the camaraderie. I often compare the kitchen to sports and compare the chef to a coach. There are a lot of similarities to it. – Todd English

52105. I call it an old-fashioned seafood house for the new millennium. We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that, which are great, but I want to give it a new, fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love. – Todd English

52106. Having been to Europe and working and traveling there, the restaurants my wife and I remember were always off the beaten trail restaurants. So I tried to seek a little ‘off the beaten trail,’ but cool area. – Todd English

52107. I’m definitely nervous and excited. I feel like I’ve been playing off-Broadway, not to say that Boston doesn’t have a great theatre district or great theatre, but it’s not going to Broadway; it’s just a different city. – Todd English

52108. I try to get them working. My older son is 10 and he’s pretty interested. We had a dinner party the other night and he helped a lot. He helped peel asparagus; he hung out. It was great. – Todd English

52109. Jeff Bridges taught me a lot about how to keep a scene fresh. – Robert Englund

52110. You’re going to have to surrender a little bit to the contrivance of how Freddy and Jason get together. – Robert Englund

52111. The modern horror audience is wise to our tricks this lets it in on the gag. – Robert Englund

52112. The last time we had Freddy in reality was part two and Freddy sort of went out on his own. – Robert Englund

52113. Most of my nightmares involve me forgetting my lines in a stage play. – Robert Englund

52114. Kids today don’t watch a black and white movie. – Robert Englund

52115. If they do something like that, maybe a Freddy Krueger fan, a girl, a really sick goth girl starts killing kids herself and Freddy has to put a stop to it, or they have to fight it out. – Robert Englund

52116. I’m basically a movie actor now, and my big roles are mostly horror movies – unless I’m doing a guest star or something – and occasionally I try to get back into television. – Robert Englund

52117. I wouldn’t want the pressure of a Six Feet Under or the pressure of improvising like Curb Your Enthusiasm. – Robert Englund

52118. I think superheroes today are like whistle blowers. – Robert Englund

52119. I have friends that are much better actors than I am that had to quit the business because they couldn’t survive the auditions or the rejections, or people just didn’t realize how good they were. – Robert Englund

52120. I have an Italian comedy at the Venice Film Festival. – Robert Englund

52121. I always serve the writer first because I’m English trained, even though I’m American. – Robert Englund

52122. I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my character. – Robert Englund

52123. Gosh, I’d like to direct Our Town on stage. – Robert Englund

52124. But it’s mostly about pacing yourself when you do these movies. – Robert Englund

52125. And in Freddy vs. Jason I like when Jason and I double team Destiny’s Child. – Robert Englund

52126. Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters. – Robert Englund

52127. I would like to see the technology used to explore more period horror genre works, for example, E. A. Poe. – Robert Englund

52128. Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days. – Ted W. Engstrom

52129. What do you want to get done? In what order of importance? Over what period of time? What is the time available? What is the best strategy for application of time to projects for the most effective results? – Ted W. Engstrom

52130. The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory. – Ted W. Engstrom

52131. Anything that is wasted effort represents wasted time. The best management of our time thus becomes linked inseparably with the best utilization of our efforts. – Ted W. Engstrom

52132. We must expect to fail… but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process. – Ted W. Engstrom

52133. All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means. – Zhou Enlai

52134. It would have shown people that I was prepared to do that kind of work, although I find myself in a position now where I don’t really need to and I could pick and choose the kind of characters I’d like to do. – Garth Ennis

52135. Yeah, Hitman I suppose is most of the time a lighter read than Preacher; it was always going to be. – Garth Ennis

52136. Wouldn’t want to write the X-Men, and I suppose the X-Men is the ultimate Marvel comic, and I really wouldn’t want to go anywhere near it at all, although on the other had I wouldn’t mind having a crack at something like the Punisher. – Garth Ennis

52137. With a mini series you can give the story a proper sense of pacing, a proper sense of closure. – Garth Ennis

52138. There’s immense fun to be had as long as you can sort of sneak it past DC. I have been told on occasion that I need to have more respect for these characters. – Garth Ennis

52139. Preacher is a book that somehow allows me time by its settling on it’s characters, that sort of modern gothic western feel. You’re not likely to see the boat veering too far from that. – Garth Ennis

52140. You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question. – Garth Ennis

52141. It’s nice to be in a situation where the two books that I write for a sort of regular monthly income are also works that I enjoy immensely, rather than them being some kind of bread and butter, do it because you have to do it. – Garth Ennis

52142. I’m sure you’re aware, with the time it takes to put these books together, everything can suddenly start coming out at once even though I wrote anything between one and five years ago. – Garth Ennis

52143. I suppose that Heartland, Unknown Soldier and Pride and Joy represent not a quieter side but more of a serious side to my work, something I’ve been getting into recently. – Garth Ennis

52144. I guess you can stay sort of true to the story; you don’t have to artificially bring the character back from whatever doom you’ve designed for them, you can tell the story, I suppose, honestly. – Garth Ennis

52145. I don’t necessarily write everything as automatically assuming it will be collected, there’s nothing that says Hitman will be collected, though it might be. – Garth Ennis

52146. I can’t really put it in one sentence because although on one hand Preacher is about faith and yes it is also about, I suppose, the search for God, the search for faith and the manipulation and the abuse committed by figures in whom I suppose people have faith. – Garth Ennis

52147. Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don’t want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment. – Garth Ennis

52148. As the scripts come in they are sent to the artists, and the artists are either very busy, or ready to start. – Garth Ennis

52149. Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever; of course, very few of them do, but the point is they are trying to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick, and most of it slides off. – Garth Ennis

52150. If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel characters I would like to write. – Garth Ennis

52151. No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars. – Quintus Ennius

52152. To open his lips is crime in a plain citizen. – Quintus Ennius

52153. O friend unseen, unborn, unknown, Student of our sweet English tongue, I never indulge in poetics – Unless I am down with rheumatics. – Quintus Ennius

52154. He hath freedom whoso beareth clean and constant heart within. – Quintus Ennius

52155. Here is he laid to whom for daring deed, nor friend nor foe could render worthy meed. – Quintus Ennius

52156. He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise. – Quintus Ennius

52157. Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men. – Quintus Ennius

52158. They hate whom they fear. – Quintus Ennius

52159. My guitar only has five strings ’cause the top one broke and I decided not to put it back on: when I play chords I only play bar chords, and the top one always used to cut me there. – Brian Eno

52160. Musicians are there in front of you, and the spectators sense their tension, which is not the case when you’re listening to a record. Your attention is more relaxed. The emotional aspect is more important in live music. – Brian Eno

52161. Music in itself carries a whole set of messages which are very, very rich and complex, and the words either serve to exclude certain ones or point up certain others. – Brian Eno

52162. Most of those melodies are me trying to find out what notes fit, and then hitting ones that don’t fit in a very interesting way. – Brian Eno

52163. It’s not the destination that matters. It’s the change of scene. – Brian Eno

52164. If I had a stock of fabulous sounds I would just always use them. I wouldn’t bother to find new ones. – Brian Eno

52165. If you’re in a forest, the quality of the echo is very strange because echoes back off so many surfaces of all those trees that you get this strange, itchy ricochet effect. – Brian Eno

52166. If you watch any good player, they’re using different parts of their body and working with instruments that respond to those movements. They’re moving in many dimensions at once. – Brian Eno

52167. If you want to make someone feel emotion, you have to make them let go. Listening to something is an act of surrender. – Brian Eno

52168. My lyrics are generated by various peculiar processes. Very random and similar to automatic writing. – Brian Eno

52169. We are increasingly likely to find ourselves in places with background music. No composers have thought to write for these modern spaces, which represent 30% of our musical experience. – Brian Eno

52170. In the 1960s, people were trying to get away from the pop song format. Tracks were getting longer, or much, much shorter. – Brian Eno

52171. Nearly all the things I do that are of any merit at all start off just being good fun, and I think I’m sort of building up to doing something else quite soon. – Brian Eno

52172. One of the interesting things about having little musical knowledge is that you generate surprising results sometimes; you move to places you wouldn’t if you knew better. – Brian Eno

52173. People assume that the meaning of a song is vested in the lyrics. To me, that has never been the case. There are very few songs that I can think of where I remember the words. – Brian Eno

52174. Robert Fripp and I will be recording another LP very soon. It should be even more monotonous than the first one! – Brian Eno

52175. Set up a situation that presents you with something slightly beyond your reach. – Brian Eno

52176. The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work. – Brian Eno

52177. The lyrics are constructed as empirically as the music. I don’t set out to say anything very important. – Brian Eno

52178. The reason I don’t tour is that I don’t know how to front a band. What would I do? I can’t really play anything well enough to deal with that situation. – Brian Eno

52179. When I started making my own records, I had this idea of drowning out the singer and putting the rest in the foreground. It was the background that interested me. – Brian Eno

52180. When I went back to England after a year away, the country seemed stuck, dozing in a fairy tale, stifled by the weight of tradition. – Brian Eno

52181. I’ve discovered this new electronic technique that creates new speech out of stuff that’s already there. – Brian Eno

52182. For me it’s always contingent on getting a sound-the sound always suggests what kind of melody it should be. So it’s always sound first and then the line afterwards. – Brian Eno

52183. The philosophical idea that there are no more distances, that we are all just one world, that we are all brothers, is such a drag! I like differences. – Brian Eno

52184. Avant-garde music is sort of research music. You’re glad someone’s done it but you don’t necessarily want to listen to it. – Brian Eno

52185. I always use the same guitar; I got this guitar years and years ago for nine pounds. It’s still got the same strings on it. – Brian Eno

52186. Agressive music can only shock you once. Afterwards its impact declines. It’s inevitable. – Brian Eno

52187. At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art. – Brian Eno

52188. Every collaboration helps you grow. With Bowie, it’s different every time. I know how to create settings, unusual aural environments. That inspires him. He’s very quick. – Brian Eno

52189. I’m very good with technology, I always have been, and with machines in general. They seem not threatening like other people find them, but a source of fun and amusement. – Brian Eno

52190. For the world to be interesting, you have to be manipulating it all the time. – Brian Eno

52191. A part of me has become immortal, out of my control. – Brian Eno

52192. I don’t live in the past at all; I’m always wanting to do something new. I make a point of constantly trying to forget and get things out of my mind. – Brian Eno

52193. I enjoy working with complicated equipment. A lot of my things started just with a rhythm box, but I feed it through so many things that what comes out sounds very complex and rich. – Brian Eno

52194. I felt extremely uncomfortable as the focal point, in the spotlight. I really like the behind the scenes role, because all my freedom is there. – Brian Eno

52195. I had a lot of trouble with engineers, because their whole background is learning from a functional point of view, and then learning how to perform that function. – Brian Eno

52196. I think generally playing live is a crap idea. So much of stage work is the presentation of personality, and I’ve never been interested in that. – Brian Eno

52197. I had wanted a tape recorder since I was tiny. I thought it was a magic thing. I never got one until just before I went to art school. – Brian Eno

52198. I wanted to get rid of the element that had been considered essential in pop music: the voice. – Brian Eno

52199. As soon as I hear a sound, it always suggests a mood to me. – Brian Eno

52200. I’m not interested in possible complexities. I regard song structure as a graph paper. – Brian Eno

52201. I take sounds and change them into words. – Brian Eno

52202. I see TV as a picture medium rather than a narrative medium. – Brian Eno

52203. I often work by avoidance. – Brian Eno

52204. I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy. – Brian Eno

52205. I have a definite talent for convincing people to try something new. I am a good salesman. When I’m on form, I can sell anything. – Brian Eno

52206. I hate the rock music tradition. I can’t bear it! – Brian Eno

52207. I thought it was magic to be able to catch something identically on tape and then be able to play around with it, run it backwards; I thought that was great for years. – Brian Eno

52208. I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country. – John Ensign

52209. Why can’t DFW compete like San Francisco does with Oakland, like Miami does with Fort Lauderdale, and like Chicago O’Hare does with Midway? – John Ensign

52210. Until we can fully grasp the extent of corruption and fraud involved in the administration of the Oil-for-Food program, and until the United Nations decides to cooperate in the investigation, no American taxpayer dollars should go to the United Nations. – John Ensign

52211. The election in Iraq clearly demonstrates that Iraqi people are like people everywhere. They desire to create a future in an environment that is safe and allows them to reach their full potential as human beings, whatever that potential may be. – John Ensign

52212. The Appropriations Committee in the Senate is out of control, out of control on spending. – John Ensign

52213. The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush’s belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny. – John Ensign

52214. Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue. It is a patient issue. – John Ensign

52215. Human beings crave freedom at their core. – John Ensign

52216. For America’s economic future to remain prosperous, we must encourage pro-growth policies so that we continue to be the leader in innovation and entrepreneurship. – John Ensign

52217. Senator Kerry voted to undermine the troops in the field, and that is not only inexcusable, it is reprehensible. – John Ensign

52218. I supply the music for Vampires, which is a new series that’s coming out. – John Entwistle

52219. This band makes sure that we have whole sections of stuff that are free form so that they don’t know what we are doing next, that is the fun part of playing. You are playing something that you haven’t ever played before. – John Entwistle

52220. With bass, especially bottom end, the vibration has to happen on stage otherwise the feel is wrong. This is why you can’t scale the equipment down too far. – John Entwistle

52221. What I feel I am doing now is giving to the people exactly what they paid for but never actually heard before. – John Entwistle

52222. We’ll open for anyone, we are just looking to play. – John Entwistle

52223. We have nine hungry Rottweilers on the farm. – John Entwistle

52224. The first eight songs we were using someone else’s monitors and it is hard to follow the changes when you are jamming if you can’t hear those who you are jamming with. – John Entwistle

52225. That was the producer who produced a couple of my solo albums. He produced my second, third and fourth solo albums. It was his project and I just joined him on it. I sang on one and played bass on another one. – John Entwistle

52226. So by the time I taught myself the bass guitar at the age of 14, my hands were already pretty nimble. – John Entwistle

52227. I don’t mind doing the Who tours when they come along but I want to get out there and play. – John Entwistle

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52228. I set myself up to be a bass guitarist and bass players get a lot more work than people like me. – John Entwistle

52229. I deep sea fish a lot. – John Entwistle

52230. We were gradually playing larger venues and in the early days PA systems were kind of non-existent. So to play loud, we had to use louder equipment. The PA systems back then didn’t mic the instruments – only the vocals. – John Entwistle

52231. I don’t wish my career on anyone. – John Entwistle

52232. I ain’t heard anyone play like I do in my band and I am very happy about that. – John Entwistle

52233. I got a couple on per album but my problem was that I wanted to sing the songs and not let Roger sing them. – John Entwistle

52234. I have got an anthology album out. The American version has got the same mixes but the European version, I remixed them in the studio and added a couple of things that I have always wanted to add. – John Entwistle

52235. I love playing for people. – John Entwistle

52236. I mean, Eighteen years old is the age of consent in Europe and you can go anywhere and do anything you like. In America, it is dumb. At eighteen you should be able to do anything that you like, except get married. – John Entwistle

52237. I am writing a book and that takes third place of importance. – John Entwistle

52238. There is no formula to it. Writing every song is a little journey. The first note has to lift you. – Enya

52239. The minuses of celebrity include having to live with security and the knowledge that you may be stalked. – Enya

52240. My core beliefs revolve around the idea that we should live to the best of our abilities-we should live and let live. – Enya

52241. My first language is Gaelic. – Enya

52242. Over in the UK, the music press can be brutal. They can say wonderful things about you one week, and the next week, you’re in the can. – Enya

52243. People tend to think that because I need all this time on my own in the studio, that I need time on my own, period. And that’s not really true. – Enya

52244. Singing in Gaelic is very, very natural to do. I think lends itself very much so to being sung. – Enya

52245. The Druids held the trees as very sacred. – Enya

52246. The music sold itself before anybody knew who I was. – Enya

52247. The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey. – Enya

52248. The personal appearances and red carpet events are very glitzy, but it’s a bit false. – Enya

52249. It’s very homely, this castle. It doesn’t have huge ballrooms. I didn’t want a cold, cavernous place. – Enya

52250. The writing of a melody is an emotional moment; success doesn’t make it easy. – Enya

52251. I tend to listen to the classical composers: Rachmaninov, Satie. – Enya

52252. When I was growing up, I’d be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I’d sing in the church. – Enya

52253. When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success. – Enya

52254. With my music, I can express myself so much. A lot of the fans can sense that I’m relating to them something that’s quite personal. – Enya

52255. Writing music on your own makes you think a lot about your life. Who are you? Would you change anything about yourself? This is where it comes from. – Enya

52256. The success of Watermark surprised me. I never thought of music as something commercial; it was something very personal to me. – Enya

52257. I could have been more famous if I did all the glitzy things, but celebrity always seemed so unnecessary. – Enya

52258. As with anything creative, change is inevitable. – Enya

52259. Fame and success are very different things. – Enya

52260. I am not reclusive. I just have a private life. – Enya

52261. I am privileged to do a job I love to do. I would never change any moment from my life. – Enya

52262. I use my voice as an instrument. – Enya

52263. I can only be who I am. – Enya

52264. It wasn’t so long ago that it was not popular to speak Gaelic in Ireland because the areas that Gaelic is spoken in were much poorer areas. – Enya

52265. I didn’t expect such a huge reaction, but I knew I was doing something different to everything else that was happening at the time. – Enya

52266. I told the record company I didn’t feel the need to be at red-carpet events. I wanted a career. But I wanted to keep myself intact as a person. – Enya

52267. I am really a very shy person. If I appear, it is because of the music, not because I want to be seen. – Enya

52268. I’m not one for walking the beaches humming a melody. I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain. – Enya

52269. I do a so-called trip into myself: I sit down at the piano and the melody might start to evolve from my playing or then I might start to sing it. – Enya

52270. I know every note in every song, the whole history of it, even parts that were there and are gone. – Enya

52271. I have had death threats from people with fixations. – Enya

52272. I enjoyed the two years I was with Clannad. I enjoyed touring. We toured a lot in Europe. – Enya

52273. I don’t need a man in my life. – Enya

52274. I don’t have pets, I have two guard dogs; and I don’t do my own shopping; it’s a security thing. – Enya

52275. I do promotion when it is necessary, but I always want to get back to the music. – Enya

52276. Culture is a little like dropping an Alka-Seltzer into a glass – you don’t see it, but somehow it does something. – Hans Magnus Enzensberger

52277. Every orientation presupposes a disorientation. – Hans Magnus Enzensberger

52278. Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed. – Hans Magnus Enzensberger

52279. We are truly one nation, under God, indivisible and that we must remain so in the face of any threat to ensure our country remains strong, united and free. – Michael Enzi

52280. When terrorists attacked the symbols of our national unity and strength, they failed to realize that they were just symbols of our strength. The real strength of our nation comes from our people – not our buildings. – Michael Enzi

52281. We are looking for ways to decrease the dropout rate. I am pretty sure, if we eliminate career and technical education, we are going to increase the dropout rate. – Michael Enzi

52282. Praying can make a difference, and it is up to all of us to try that, with faith, and see if it will not support these admirable troops, their spouses, and their families. – Michael Enzi

52283. If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family. – Michael Enzi

52284. One of my favorite things – and I am sure everybody else’s in this Chamber – is to give away money. You really don’t get much opposition when you give away money. – Michael Enzi

52285. The President sends us a billion-page paper that shows how he would spend the money if he were spending the money. He doesn’t have the authority to spend the money. He doesn’t spend $1 of the money. – Michael Enzi

52286. In Los Angeles, by the time you’re 35, you’re older than most of the buildings. – Delia Ephron

52287. It consists entirely of people who are not related by blood, many of whom can’t stand each other. – Delia Ephron

52288. Children are a house’s enemy. They don’t mean to be – they just can’t help it. It’s their enthusiasm, their energy, their naturally destructive tendencies. – Delia Ephron

52289. What will happen to sex after liberation? Frankly, I don’t know. It is a great mystery to all of us. – Nora Ephron

52290. With any child entering adolescence, one hunts for signs of health, is desperate for the smallest indication that the child’s problems will never be important enough for a television movie. – Nora Ephron

52291. When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. – Nora Ephron

52292. What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you. – Nora Ephron

52293. The desire to get married, which – I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women – is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge – which is to be single again. – Nora Ephron

52294. Summer bachelors, like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be. – Nora Ephron

52295. My mother was a good recreational cook, but what she basically believed about cooking was that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you. – Nora Ephron

52296. My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next. – Nora Ephron

52297. Beware of men who cry. It’s true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with are their own. – Nora Ephron

52298. In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind. – Nora Ephron

52299. If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters. – Nora Ephron

52300. I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are. – Nora Ephron

52301. I don’t care who you are. When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay, in your head, you’re also writing your Oscar acceptance speech. – Nora Ephron

52302. I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive. – Nora Ephron

52303. Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet magazine. – Nora Ephron

52304. Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy. – Nora Ephron

52305. As far as the men who are running for president are concerned, they aren’t even people I would date. – Nora Ephron

52306. We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral. – Epictetus

52307. There is nothing good or evil save in the will. – Epictetus

52308. The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. – Epictetus

52309. The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. – Epictetus

52310. Silence is safer than speech. – Epictetus

52311. Practice yourself, for heaven’s sake in little things, and then proceed to greater. – Epictetus

52312. People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them. – Epictetus

52313. You may be always victorious if you will never enter into any contest where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself. – Epictetus

52314. Only the educated are free. – Epictetus

52315. One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent. – Epictetus

52316. Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen. – Epictetus

52317. The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best. – Epictetus

52318. There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. – Epictetus

52319. To accuse others for one’s own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one’s education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one’s education is complete. – Epictetus

52320. Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed. – Epictetus

52321. We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free; but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free. – Epictetus

52322. The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing. – Epictetus

52323. We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope. – Epictetus

52324. Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. – Epictetus

52325. When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger. – Epictetus

52326. Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit. – Epictetus

52327. Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world. – Epictetus

52328. You are a little soul carrying around a corpse. – Epictetus

52329. The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going. – Epictetus

52330. We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. – Epictetus

52331. It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it. – Epictetus

52332. Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort. – Epictetus

52333. It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting. – Epictetus

52334. It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death. – Epictetus

52335. Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else. – Epictetus

52336. Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope. – Epictetus

52337. Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public. – Epictetus

52338. If you wish to be a writer, write. – Epictetus

52339. It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows. – Epictetus

52340. Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly. – Epictetus

52341. Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly. – Epictetus

52342. Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them. – Epictetus

52343. Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return? – Epictetus

52344. No great thing is created suddenly. – Epictetus

52345. No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen. – Epictetus

52346. No man is free who is not master of himself. – Epictetus

52347. If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid. – Epictetus

52348. It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them. – Epictetus

52349. Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens. – Epictetus

52350. Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee. – Epictetus

52351. It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. – Epictetus

52352. If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible. – Epictetus

52353. All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain. – Epictetus

52354. Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant. – Epictetus

52355. Difficulties are things that show a person what they are. – Epictetus

52356. Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly. – Epictetus

52357. Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them. – Epictetus

52358. First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. – Epictetus

52359. First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. – Epictetus

52360. If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please. – Epictetus

52361. All religions must be tolerated… for every man must get to heaven in his own way. – Epictetus

52362. If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it. – Epictetus

52363. Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire. – Epictetus

52364. If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked. – Epictetus

52365. If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it. – Epictetus

52366. He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. – Epictetus

52367. He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk. – Epictetus

52368. God has entrusted me with myself. – Epictetus

52369. Freedom is the right to live as we wish. – Epictetus

52370. If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother. – Epictetus

52371. A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs. – Epicurus

52372. Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little. – Epicurus

52373. We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need. – Epicurus

52374. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest. – Epicurus

52375. Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship. – Epicurus

52376. Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss. – Epicurus

52377. The art of living well and the art of dying well are one. – Epicurus

52378. The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. – Epicurus

52379. The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool. – Epicurus

52380. There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men. – Epicurus

52381. You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. – Epicurus

52382. Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. – Epicurus

52383. It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself. – Epicurus

52384. The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd. – Epicurus

52385. I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know. – Epicurus

52386. It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. – Epicurus

52387. Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life. – Epicurus

52388. Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. – Epicurus

52389. I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding. – Epicurus

52390. I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome. – Epicurus

52391. If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another. – Epicurus

52392. If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires. – Epicurus

52393. It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble. – Epicurus

52394. It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life. – Epicurus

52395. It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls. – Epicurus

52396. Justice… is a kind of compact not to harm or be harmed. – Epicurus

52397. Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist. – Epicurus

52398. I’m a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what’s happening to me. – Mike Epps

52399. She didn’t break his heart, but I feel like a man is supposed to be a man, he ain’t supposed to be all involved in that. That’s why she got sisters and friend for. Just show up with the ring and act right. – Mike Epps

52400. I’m gonna have to develop myself. I’m just going to do the best that I can do. – Mike Epps

52401. I’m humble enough to wait and just chill. I’m having fun just working with these good people, man. – Mike Epps

52402. I’m telling a Richard Pryor story through me. – Mike Epps

52403. I’ve been with this young lady for about two years now, and my life changed. I don’t even think that way no more. I feel good, too, that I’m changed. Now I feel regular. I feel like I’m supposed to. – Mike Epps

52404. Just the fact that I’m in the game is great. I’m just blessed to be working. I got a plan, but I’m humble and I try to be humble. – Mike Epps

52405. They have what you call a black night where they have black people come in for just one night only to watch comedy, and you get all your local drug dealers, thugs, prostitutes, all of them come in, sit down, and listen to you tell jokes. They the hardest people to make laugh. – Mike Epps

52406. With Ice Cube they ain’t no telling. He might have one cocked and loaded, ready to bust. We might do The Sunday, two old men sitting around the house waiting on the social security check. – Mike Epps

52407. Yeah, I don’t mess with chicks younger. They got to be almost thirty. – Mike Epps

52408. You know, my life’s changed now. I’m starting to experience what people are really supposed to do. You supposed to be married. You’re supposed to have a family, kids, treat your wife right. – Mike Epps

52409. You know, you can’t make the people do what you want them to do. – Mike Epps

52410. Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it would be a stream of them, and have black friends and really feel the black struggle on the acting tip and it’s a reason why all of us are not dying in the movie. – Mike Epps

52411. You would be surprised of films that people just don’t see. You know what I mean? I’m always working and I’m a film buff but I’m an old school film buff. – Mike Epps

52412. But I’m real conscious about what I do. I don’t care what the label is. I’m looking at the outcome of it. – Mike Epps

52413. Federal prison, if you get any of it, you’re going to have to do 85% of it. And the reason why I called it that is because I had a friend who got sent to the federal joint and his whole… it wasn’t about him being in jail. He cried about the 85%. – Mike Epps

52414. Cedric, man, it’s like if I’m working with you, like I’m sitting here now talking to you, I want to get along with you. That’s how I am. I feel like if I get along with you, the work will be splendid. – Mike Epps

52415. Everybody that’s living in this earth is living in a situation. It’s not narrow-minded to the point where everybody is serious and nobody has a personality. I think people die telling jokes. – Mike Epps

52416. Honestly, I feel like I am a leading man, and it’s just going to take the right project, the female and the right studio. It’s got to all gel together, you know what I mean? – Mike Epps

52417. I can remember when I was a baby and my mother was there watching the show. I went and bought 100 episodes and watched them. I respect it so much that the sitcom itself and Ed Norton; I’m not playing Ed Norton but my version of it, cause I’m a black man. – Mike Epps

52418. I don’t know nothing about no marriages or nothing. I ain’t even never been to a wedding. – Mike Epps

52419. I don’t know why people think I’m this ad-lib dude. – Mike Epps

52420. I learned that you don’t have to be all over the place, that you can be subtle and you can say what you say. The words that you put together can be just as hilarious as falling all over the place or doing something. – Mike Epps

52421. I left Indiana, and I ain’t been back since. I’ve been doing comedy and paying my bills. – Mike Epps

52422. I love Richard Pryor. I love him to death. – Mike Epps

52423. I think in life, the sense of humor and comedy always exists. – Mike Epps

52424. I watch old school film so that I can learn so much that I just sort of miss all the new stuff. – Mike Epps

52425. That word, fan, has always kind of bothered me. – Omar Epps

52426. People don’t want to pay 8 or 9 dollars to go see a problem that they have in their life, on screen. They pay to get away from that. That’s why they watch soap operas. – Omar Epps

52427. You want to live your own life, but when you have fame, there are certain things you can’t get away with. – Omar Epps

52428. Writing is the beast unto itself. – Omar Epps

52429. Whatever art form you’re working in, it’s crucial to see it clearly, to feel it clearly, and not to worry about the results, or how someone else will see it. – Omar Epps

52430. We were all Romans once, I guess. – Omar Epps

52431. There’s show and there’s business. Business is a whole other beat. – Omar Epps

52432. The only way to ensure a film is going to sell is put Will Smith in it and you open it in 3,000 theaters and make sure we have all the top promotional spots in each venue. – Omar Epps

52433. It’s natural for any actor that segues into directing to be an actor’s director. You know how to relate to the actors. – Omar Epps

52434. A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make you doubt your instincts. – Omar Epps

52435. If someone saves your life, you develop a brotherhood, no matter what your race. – Omar Epps

52436. The world is as it should be. – Omar Epps

52437. I’ve never taken myself too seriously. – Omar Epps

52438. I spend 90 percent of my time saying no, and my accountant yells at me for it, but when I started in this business, I wanted my career to have legs. – Omar Epps

52439. I like boxing movies. One of the hardest things for me to watch as far as boxing films, is the boxing. The actual boxing usually sucks. – Omar Epps

52440. I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that? – Omar Epps

52441. Boxing, for me, it’s the beginning of all sports. I’m willing to bet that the first sport was a man against another man in a fight, so I think that’s something innate in all of us. – Omar Epps

52442. People are realizing that color has no bearing on what’s known as brotherhood. – Omar Epps

52443. Well, I don’t know about the dizzy height, but I always thought they were going to be pretty big. – Brian Epstein

52444. Well, then we got to know each other and eventually worked out a bit of idea of management. – Brian Epstein

52445. I am determined to go through the horror of this world. – Brian Epstein

52446. But I think traveling around and going around the world and making arrangements for moving around is the most difficult thing, ‘cuz you don’t know what’s going to happen. – Brian Epstein

52447. They get, you know, whatever they want from their earnings, and their earnings go into their own company. – Brian Epstein

52448. I am a ordinary teenager. I fall in love like everyone else. – Jake Epstein

52449. The decisive moment in the defeat of upper class, capital-S, Society may have come when, in newspapers all over the nation, what used to be call the Society page was replaced by the Style section. – Joseph Epstein

52450. In recompense, envy may be the subtlest – perhaps I should say the most insidious – of the seven deadly sins. – Joseph Epstein

52451. My wife who is non-Jewish regrets it all the time that I can say these terrible things about fellow Jews and she can’t. – Joseph Epstein

52452. No one has really ever defined what a friend is. – Joseph Epstein

52453. Not to like ice cream is to show oneself uninterested in food. – Joseph Epstein

52454. Of the seven deadly sins, only envy is no fun at all. – Joseph Epstein

52455. One serious drawback about letters is that, in order to get them, one must send some out. When it comes to the mail, I feel it is better to receive than to give. – Joseph Epstein

52456. The pleasure of jogging and running is rather like that of wearing a fur coat in Texas in August: the true joy comes in being able to take the damn thing off. – Joseph Epstein

52457. We know the ideal isn’t where the action is. – Joseph Epstein

52458. I am married to someone I love. – Joseph Epstein

52459. I think the story is my form. – Joseph Epstein

52460. One of the pleasures of being a Jew, I don’t have to tell you, it allows you anti-Semitism. – Joseph Epstein

52461. Culture means, I think, that you have widened your experience enough through reading and through being a little bit thoughtful about these things that it has changed your outlook in some ways. And not necessarily made you a better human being but made you see things. – Joseph Epstein

52462. I myself think anti-Semitism is about envy. – Joseph Epstein

52463. I know how many days in which I have just answered e-mail, had three phone calls and a two hour lunch. Poof, gone. They are not infrequent. – Joseph Epstein

52464. I know how deeply slothful I am. – Joseph Epstein

52465. I know from the middle distance I give off the look of being prolific, which is a funny compliment to receive. – Joseph Epstein

52466. I just know so many people who have six or seven foreign languages and have read everything and have musical training and they are still dorks. – Joseph Epstein

52467. I am the heterosexual Truman Capote. – Joseph Epstein

52468. I should prefer to die laughing, and, on more than one occasion, thought I might. – Joseph Epstein

52469. I am basically a complainer and all the grounds for complaint have been swept out from under me. – Joseph Epstein

52470. Envy is never general, but always very particular – at least envy of the kind one feels strongly. – Joseph Epstein

52471. By the way, the secret of speaking French is confidence. Whether you are right or wrong, you don’t hesitate. – Joseph Epstein

52472. I stick my neck out for nobody. I’m the only cause I’m interested in. – Julius J. Epstein

52473. The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes. – Desiderius Erasmus

52474. Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men’s judgments of one another. – Desiderius Erasmus

52475. War is sweet to those who have not experienced it. – Desiderius Erasmus

52476. Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed. – Desiderius Erasmus

52477. Prevention is better than cure. – Desiderius Erasmus

52478. Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s. – Desiderius Erasmus

52479. Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the same flower, when rank and running to seed. – Desiderius Erasmus

52480. Man’s mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth. – Desiderius Erasmus

52481. The desire to write grows with writing. – Desiderius Erasmus

52482. The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I’m not mistaken, and I’ll never lack priests to serve it as long as there are men. – Desiderius Erasmus

52483. Your library is your paradise. – Desiderius Erasmus

52484. The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war. – Desiderius Erasmus

52485. The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death. – Desiderius Erasmus

52486. There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other. – Desiderius Erasmus

52487. Time takes away the grief of men. – Desiderius Erasmus

52488. War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it. – Desiderius Erasmus

52489. What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato’s cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don’t know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things? – Desiderius Erasmus

52490. What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism. – Desiderius Erasmus

52491. When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes. – Desiderius Erasmus

52492. Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly. – Desiderius Erasmus

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52493. Women, can’t live with them, can’t live without them. – Desiderius Erasmus

52494. No one respects a talent that is concealed. – Desiderius Erasmus

52495. Man is to man either a god or a wolf. – Desiderius Erasmus

52496. To know nothing is the happiest life. – Desiderius Erasmus

52497. Concealed talent brings no reputation. – Desiderius Erasmus

52498. Luther was guilty of two great crimes – he struck the Pope in his crown, and the monks in their belly. – Desiderius Erasmus

52499. Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn’t -it’s human. – Desiderius Erasmus

52500. A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie. – Desiderius Erasmus

52501. A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit. – Desiderius Erasmus

52502. By burning Luther’s books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men’s minds of him. – Desiderius Erasmus

52503. Don’t give your advice before you are called upon. – Desiderius Erasmus

52504. Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders. – Desiderius Erasmus

52505. Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age? – Desiderius Erasmus

52506. Fools are without number. – Desiderius Erasmus

52507. Fortune favors the audacious. – Desiderius Erasmus

52508. Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. – Desiderius Erasmus

52509. Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin. – Desiderius Erasmus

52510. It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence. – Desiderius Erasmus

52511. It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn’t have it, to fear and suspect the worst. – Desiderius Erasmus

52512. By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade. – Desiderius Erasmus

52513. It’s the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide. – Desiderius Erasmus

52514. Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin. – Desiderius Erasmus

52515. It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is. – Desiderius Erasmus

52516. In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. – Desiderius Erasmus

52517. In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king. – Desiderius Erasmus

52518. If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don’t do it, and it won’t happen. – Desiderius Erasmus

52519. I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people. – Desiderius Erasmus

52520. Humility is truth. – Desiderius Erasmus

52521. Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known. – Desiderius Erasmus

52522. He who allows oppression shares the crime. – Desiderius Erasmus

52523. It is essential that policy instruments be developed that would firmly establish democratization on the basis of social consensus and enable transformation on stable grounds. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52524. Therefore, the question is not whether such democratization is possible, but instead how to meet the yearning of the masses in the Middle East for democracy; in other words, how to achieve democratization in the Middle East. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52525. The advanced levels which the democratic world has attained at the end of lengthy processes may have created the perception in the region that democracy is a distant concept; this perception can be addressed. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52526. My visit to the United States has also given me the opportunity to emphasize the objective of establishing close and intensive links between the Turkish and American peoples, scholars and businessmen. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52527. Several experts on the Middle East concur that the Middle East cannot be democratized. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52528. Similarly, it is argued that the culture of Islam is incompatible with democracy. Basically, this conventional perspective of the Middle East thus contends that democracy in that region is neither possible nor even desirable. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52529. It is obvious that putting the Arab-Israeli dispute on a resolution track would be an important element of overcoming the confidence problem in the region. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52530. The foundations of democratic transition should be laid in accordance with a sincere and committed strategy that is supported by various policy tools, and implemented wisely. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52531. The Muslim world and its subset the countries of the Middle East have been left behind in the marathon of political, economic and human development. For that, there is a tendency to blame others as the primary cause. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52532. The purpose cannot be creating self-styled democracies, but rather encouraging steps that are conducive to establishing democratic rule at universal standards. Obviously, this would be a formidable journey. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52533. The US and the European Union needs to help in the translation of the demand for democracy into a political will. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52534. Therefore, the observation must be explicitly made: In the Middle East and in the Muslim world, suspicions linger concerning the objectives of the West and notably the US. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52535. What should be targeted is a concept of organic, and not just mechanic, democracy that preserves the rule of law, separation of powers, and that is participatory and pluralistic. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52536. Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52537. Paramount is the need to secure human rights. The form of rule should be such that the citizen does not have to fear the State, but gives it direction and confidently participates in its administration. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52538. There exists an unmistakable demand in the Middle East and in the wider Muslim world for democratization. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52539. A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the region and the international community. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52540. Similarly, gender-equality, supremacy of law, political participation, civil society, and transparency are among the indispensable elements that are the imperatives of democratization. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52541. In this context, social consensus, and institutions that embody this consensus, must be made effective in order for democratization not to be abused as a provisional instrument to establish an anti-democratic regime. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52542. A fitting external security environment could also play an important role in promoting social consensus and institutionalization towards democratization. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52543. According to this view, democracy is a product of western culture, and it cannot be applied to the Middle East which has a different cultural, religious, sociological and historical background. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52544. As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere, but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion, I believe that this view is seriously flawed. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52545. But foremost, I do not subscribe to the view that Islamic culture and democracy cannot be reconciled. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52546. Even as we ought to accept that each country would progress with a different method and speed toward that goal, the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52547. Everyone should unconditionally accept that Israel is an indispensable element of the Middle Eastern mosaic. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52548. However, democracy cannot be defined as the existence of parliaments and elections alone. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52549. I am aware of the thesis that the United States has long since invested exclusively in stability and this has obviated democratic transformation in the Middle East. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52550. I regard the endorsement of both the objective and a method – which can differ from one country to another- of democratization by the parties in the region as a basic requisite of democratization in the Middle East. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52551. In other words, the bar should be maintained at the level of a pluralistic and participatory democracy. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52552. I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won’t be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52553. I take the debate on the method of promoting democracy seriously. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52554. Even in the Western world, one cannot argue that the ideal has been achieved given the existence of issues like the integration, participation and representation of Muslim citizens, and occasional but lingering anti-Semitism. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52555. A confidence problem exists on the part of the people of the region who desire democratic rule in principle, but remain suspicious of both the fashion with which democratization is presented and the purposes of the democratic world. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

52556. A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. – Paul Erdos

52557. There are three signs of senility. The first sign is that a man forgets his theorems. The second sign is that he forgets to zip up. The third sign is that he forgets to zip down. – Paul Erdos

52558. Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education. – Paul Erdos

52559. Property is a nuisance. – Paul Erdos

52560. My brain is open. – Paul Erdos

52561. I hope we’ll be able to solve these problems before we leave. – Paul Erdos

52562. Finally I’m becoming stupider no more. – Paul Erdos

52563. God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers. – Paul Erdos

52564. You know, some people fall right through the hole in their lives. It’s invisible, but they come to it after time, never knowing where. – Louise Erdrich

52565. It was enough just to sit there without words. – Louise Erdrich

52566. Love won’t be tampered with, love won’t go away. Push it to one side and it creeps to the other. – Louise Erdrich

52567. Columbus only discovered that he was in some new place. He didn’t discover America. – Louise Erdrich

52568. Here I am, where I ought to be. A writer must have a place where he or she feels this, a place to love and be irritated with. – Louise Erdrich

52569. I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on. – Louise Erdrich

52570. I was in love with the whole world and all that lived in its rainy arms. – Louise Erdrich

52571. A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. – Ludwig Erhard

52572. Without Britain, Europe would remain only a torso. – Ludwig Erhard

52573. You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from. – Werner Erhard

52574. Your life works to the degree you keep your agreements. – Werner Erhard

52575. Ride the horse in the direction that it’s going. – Werner Erhard

52576. Create your future from your future not your past. – Werner Erhard

52577. Tahiti has been spoiled for many years, but Bali is one of the few cultures with origins in one of the great ancient cultures which is still alive. – Arthur Erickson

52578. No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them. – Arthur Erickson

52579. Nowhere has specialization penetrated so deeply into the building professions as North America. – Arthur Erickson

52580. Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly. – Arthur Erickson

52581. I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn’t destroy other cultures with the force of our own. – Arthur Erickson

52582. Our engineering departments build freeways which destroy a city or a landscape, in the process. – Arthur Erickson

52583. Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within. – Arthur Erickson

52584. Our incapacity to comprehend other cultures stems from our insistence on measuring things in our own terms. – Arthur Erickson

52585. The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning. It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit we are left with the dark feeling of desolation. – Arthur Erickson

52586. Our universities advocate fragmentation in their course systems. – Arthur Erickson

52587. The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the lack of cultural confidence typical of new settlers. – Arthur Erickson

52588. Part of our western outlook stems from the scientific attitude and its method of isolating the parts of a phenomenon in order to analyze them. – Arthur Erickson

52589. Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us. – Arthur Erickson

52590. Roman civilization had achieved, within the bounds of its technology, relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today. – Arthur Erickson

52591. The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line. – Arthur Erickson

52592. The essentially unchangeable established order of things slowly disappeared and was forgotten for a while completely. – Arthur Erickson

52593. Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture. – Arthur Erickson

52594. Our settlement of land is without regard to the best use of land. – Arthur Erickson

52595. No phenomenon can be isolated, but has repercussions through every aspect of our lives. We are learning that we are a fundamental part of nature’s ecosystems. – Arthur Erickson

52596. Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra, eliminates the very source of architectural expression. – Arthur Erickson

52597. Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression. – Arthur Erickson

52598. The artist likes to seem totally responsible for his work. Often he begins to explain it, to make it appear as if it were a reasonable process. – Arthur Erickson

52599. Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind. – Arthur Erickson

52600. No amount of thought can ever reveal what comes unexpectedly. – Arthur Erickson

52601. Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place? – Arthur Erickson

52602. Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart. – Arthur Erickson

52603. It is the mystery of the creative act that something other than our conscious self takes over. – Arthur Erickson

52604. In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect. – Arthur Erickson

52605. Materialism has never been so ominous as now in North America, as management takes over. – Arthur Erickson

52606. Modernism released us from the constraints of everything that had gone before with a euphoric sense of freedom. – Arthur Erickson

52607. Nearly all of the advances in structural and aesthetic innovation is coming from abroad. – Arthur Erickson

52608. God’s designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit. – Arthur Erickson

52609. What is the thread of western civilization that distinguished its course in history? It has to do with the preoccupation of western man with his outward command and his sense of superiority. – Arthur Erickson

52610. We can appreciate but not really understand the medieval town. We cannot comprehend its compactness, the contiguity of all its buildings as a single uninterrupted whole. – Arthur Erickson

52611. We are guilty for sending teams into foreign countries to advise them how to be like us. – Arthur Erickson

52612. We are stymied by regulations, limited choice and the threat of litigation. Neither consultants nor industry itself provide research which takes architecture forward. – Arthur Erickson

52613. Today’s developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise. – Arthur Erickson

52614. We are yet to have a conscience at all about the exploitation of human cultures. – Arthur Erickson

52615. Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture. – Arthur Erickson

52616. We find Japan a little more difficult to understand because it has proven its 20th century prowess though the ancient traditions still persist. – Arthur Erickson

52617. We have today a fairly thorough knowledge of the early Greco-Roman period because our motivations are the same. – Arthur Erickson

52618. You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film. – Arthur Erickson

52619. This great, though disastrous, culture can only change as we begin to stand off and see… the inveterate materialism which has become the model for cultures around the world. – Arthur Erickson

52620. Whenever we witness art in a building, we are aware of an energy contained by it. – Arthur Erickson

52621. With production alone as the goal, industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line, standardization for mass consumption. – Arthur Erickson

52622. We regard those other cultures, such as that of India, where many people live and believe and behave much as they did 1,000 or 2,000 years ago, as undeveloped. – Arthur Erickson

52623. We settled this continent without art. So it was easy for us to treat it as an imported luxury, not a necessity. – Arthur Erickson

52624. After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared. – Arthur Erickson

52625. There is little doubt that we are in the midst of a revolution of a much more profound and fundamental nature than the social and political revolutions of the last half century. – Arthur Erickson

52626. Western history has been a history of deed done, actions performed and results achieved. – Arthur Erickson

52627. Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of its world and the continual expansion and improvement of the human lot as we are today. – Arthur Erickson

52628. Architecture doesn’t come from theory. You don’t think your way through a building. – Arthur Erickson

52629. Bankers cannot afford to be concerned with only the economic aspects of projects. There may be serious implications on the natural environment, the urban environment, on human culture. – Arthur Erickson

52630. Builders eventually took advantage of the look of modernism to build cheaply and carelessly. – Arthur Erickson

52631. The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land. – Arthur Erickson

52632. The heart, not the head, must be the guide. – Arthur Erickson

52633. The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes from Japan and Europe. – Arthur Erickson

52634. The obsession with performance left no room for the development of the intuitive or spiritual impact of space and form other than the aesthetic of the machine itself. – Arthur Erickson

52635. The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects, with their creations recorded as great historical events. – Arthur Erickson

52636. The tourist transports his own values and demands to his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease, decimating whatever values existed before. – Arthur Erickson

52637. The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning. – Arthur Erickson

52638. There is an increasing awareness of the interrelatedness of things. We are becoming less prone to accept an immediate solution without questioning its larger implications. – Arthur Erickson

52639. There is a single thread of attitude, a single direction of flow, that joins our present time to its early burgeoning in Mediterranean civilization. – Arthur Erickson

52640. The innovative spirit was America’s strongest attribute, transforming everything into a brave new world, but there lingered an insecurity about the arts. – Arthur Erickson

52641. A goal without a date is just a dream. – Milton H. Erickson

52642. We’ve been in the Mac software business for more than 20 years. And it’s been a great business for us. – Scott Erickson

52643. Now comes the reign of iron. – John Ericsson

52644. Mode of providing steam power to locomotives. – John Ericsson

52645. Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom. – Erik Erikson

52646. Doubt is the brother of shame. – Erik Erikson

52647. Babies control and bring up their families as much as they are controlled by them; in fact the family brings up baby by being brought up by him. – Erik H. Erikson

52648. Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death. – Erik H. Erikson

52649. You’d be surprised how many kids and young people come to the website and send me email that they are actually going into the Marine Corp because of something that I said or did. – R. Lee Ermey

52650. Kubrick ate it up. He loved it. He just let me go crazy. – R. Lee Ermey

52651. There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran’s Administration just wasn’t geared up for it. I know for a fact that it’s getting better and better. – R. Lee Ermey

52652. Without discipline, there is no Marine Corp. – R. Lee Ermey

52653. When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn’t seem like it’s any trouble at all. People come out of the woodwork with their money to help out because we went over and fought a war. – R. Lee Ermey

52654. It’s been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth. – R. Lee Ermey

52655. There’s a lot of whiners in every crowd. – R. Lee Ermey

52656. There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years. – R. Lee Ermey

52657. The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he’s after. – R. Lee Ermey

52658. The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war. – R. Lee Ermey

52659. The best part about the movie, and everybody seems to rave about it, is the boot camp part. – R. Lee Ermey

52660. That’s all I cared about too, was getting it right. – R. Lee Ermey

52661. Kubrick’s films have life – they just never die. – R. Lee Ermey

52662. It’s my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we do the best that we can. – R. Lee Ermey

52663. The bad news motivated the drill instructors that much more. – R. Lee Ermey

52664. We had times in ’66 and ’67 when we would pick up a platoon of privates out of the receiving barracks the week before we even graduated the platoon that we were on! – R. Lee Ermey

52665. I firmly believe that you live and learn, and if you don’t learn from past mistakes, then you need to be drug out and shot. – R. Lee Ermey

52666. Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates; outstanding, well motivated privates. – R. Lee Ermey

52667. I’ve never had to spend any time in the VA hospital, so I really can’t speak for those guys. – R. Lee Ermey

52668. I was stationed at a marine recruit depot in San Diego from 1965 to 1967. – R. Lee Ermey

52669. I honestly do feel that I am a role model for young people. – R. Lee Ermey

52670. I got to write most of everything I said. – R. Lee Ermey

52671. I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and made it a point to meet the only American casting director in the Philippines. I was off and running. – R. Lee Ermey

52672. I go the VA Hospital when I have a problem and the doctor jumps on me. – R. Lee Ermey

52673. America’s trying to do the best for its veterans. – R. Lee Ermey

52674. Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America. – R. Lee Ermey

52675. I don’t have any respect at all for the scum-bags who went to Canada to avoid the draft or to avoid doing their fair share. – R. Lee Ermey

52676. Drill instructors worked seven days a week, fifteen to seventeen hours a day in many cases, with no time off in between platoons. – R. Lee Ermey

52677. Back in those days intimidation was the greatest tool the drill instructor had. Without that tool, he would not have had control. – R. Lee Ermey

52678. Back in the old Corp, we weren’t training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp. We were training those privates to go to Vietnam. – R. Lee Ermey

52679. I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day – I go down to recruit graduation at least once or twice a year. – R. Lee Ermey

52680. All good ideas arrive by chance. – Max Ernst

52681. Painting is not for me either decorative amusement, or the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation. – Max Ernst

52682. Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. – Richard Ernst

52683. I recognized that teaching and research institutions vitally depend on the involvement of active scientists also in management functions. – Richard Ernst

52684. A brief visit to Nepal started my insatiable love for Asian art. – Richard Ernst

52685. Soon, I knew that I would become a chemist, rather than a composer. – Richard Ernst

52686. On the theoretical side, I was concerned with stochastic resonance. – Richard Ernst

52687. Experiments were not attempted at that time, we did not believe in the usefulness of the concept anyway, and I finished my thesis in 1962 with a feeling like an artist balancing on a high rope without any interested spectators. – Richard Ernst

52688. However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library. – Richard Ernst

52689. My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect at the technical high school of our city. – Richard Ernst

52690. I became almost immediately fascinated by the possibilities of trying out all conceivable reactions with them, some leading to explosions, others to unbearable poisoning of the air in our house, frightening my parents. – Richard Ernst

52691. I thus decided to leave the university forever and tried to find an industrial job in the United States. – Richard Ernst

52692. I wanted to understand the secrets behind my chemical experiments and behind the processes in nature. – Richard Ernst

52693. In recent years, more and more of my time has become absorbed by administrative work for the research council of ETH-Z of which I am presently the president. – Richard Ernst

52694. I am not surprised that they show no intention to follow in my footsteps, although if I had a second chance myself, I would certainly try to repeat my present career. – Richard Ernst

52695. In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where she wants and gets up and goes. – John Erskine

52696. Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them. – John Erskine

52697. Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. – John Erskine

52698. Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information. – John Erskine

52699. There’s a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me. – John Erskine

52700. There is no point in launching technology before customers are ready to use it. – Peter Erskine

52701. The job of buildings is to improve human relations: architecture must ease them, not make them worse. – Ralph Erskine

52702. I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence. – Thomas Erskine

52703. In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude. – Thomas Erskine

52704. Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. – Susan Ertz

52705. Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft. – Sam Ervin

52706. If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen. – Sam Ervin

52707. I’ll have you understand I am running this court, and the law hasn’t got a damn thing to do with it! – Sam Ervin

52708. Divine right went out with the American Revolution and doesn’t belong to the White House aides. What meat do they eat that makes them grow so great? – Sam Ervin

52709. The President seems to extend executive privilege way out past the atmosphere. What he says is executive privilege is nothing but executive poppycock. – Sam Ervin

52710. I used to think that the Civil War was our country’s greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate. – Sam Ervin

52711. The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life – mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. – Julius Erving

52712. In 1981, at age 31, I was voted the best player in basketball, and the most valuable player in the league. – Julius Erving

52713. If you’ve experienced having control, you don’t want to be moved to a subordinate position, if you have your druthers. – Julius Erving

52714. In a lot of areas of my life, particularly in my teenage years, I began to think about the world, and to think about the universe as being a part of my conscious everyday life. – Julius Erving

52715. One of the commitments that I personally have now is to a diverse approach to buying businesses, and the operation of those businesses. – Julius Erving

52716. Right up until the time I retired at age 37, I felt like there were still things that I could do better. – Julius Erving

52717. If you get depressed about being the second-best team in the world, then you’ve got a problem. – Julius Erving

52718. That was just my own personal program: I didn’t want to get too high over the good moments because I didn’t want to be saddened and depressed when things didn’t go as I had planned. – Julius Erving

52719. My role models in the business were the older guys on my team when I first got there: Gray Scott, Adrian Smith, Roland Taylor. These were the guys who took me under their wing, and really schooled me in terms of what the business was about. – Julius Erving

52720. There’s the typical books, Moby Dick and, I guess in my adult life I began to read biographies more than fiction. I started to want to relate to other people’s lives, things that had really happened. – Julius Erving

52721. They are taking steps, but they are baby steps. – Julius Erving

52722. To be great we need to win games we aren’t supposed to win. – Julius Erving

52723. When handling the ball, I always would look for daylight, wherever there was daylight. – Julius Erving

52724. When I went to Philadelphia I was 26 years old and really sitting on top of the world. Family life, a professional career, plenty of friends and associates, and a good reputation, a wish list that could be the envy of many. – Julius Erving

52725. When the crowd appreciates you, it encourages you to be a little more daring, I think. – Julius Erving

52726. With the crowds on your side, it’s easier to play up to your potential. – Julius Erving

52727. Teachers are sort of faced with a thankless task, because no matter how good they are, unless they find a way to personally rationalize the rewards of their effort, nobody else is really going to do it for them en masse. – Julius Erving

52728. One of the things in the back of my mind is that, after my sports experience, I never want to be, totally consumed by any one endeavor, other than my family life. – Julius Erving

52729. I grabbed 19 rebounds in my first professional game, and somehow found a way to score 20 points. I felt real good about it. I felt that this was the beginning of something good. – Julius Erving

52730. If you don’t do what’s best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end. – Julius Erving

52731. If you do things with a certain type of result and cause a certain type of reaction or effect, then you increase your market value. It’s very much a competition for the entertainment dollar, and that’s never been more clearly evident than in today’s NBA game. – Julius Erving

52732. I think I started learning lessons about being a good person long before I ever knew what basketball was. And that starts in the home, it starts with the parental influence. – Julius Erving

52733. I pulled the plug on it at a time that I thought was right for me to exit. – Julius Erving

52734. I liked the game, I enjoyed the game, and the game fed me enough, and gave me enough rewards to reinforce that this is something that I should spend time doing, and that I could possibly make a priority in my life, versus other sports. – Julius Erving

52735. I keep both eyes on my man. The basket hasn’t moved on me yet. – Julius Erving

52736. I had to spend countless hours, above and beyond the basic time, to try and perfect the fundamentals. – Julius Erving

52737. I came from a broken home, so my mom was a major influence in my life. – Julius Erving

52738. I always try to keep a pretty conservative demeanor on the court. – Julius Erving

52739. Goals determine what you’re going to be. – Julius Erving

52740. Every team that I’ve played on, I’ve either been the captain or co-captain. – Julius Erving

52741. Being a typical Pisces, I might have experienced mood shifts, but I don’t remember any depression, or needing to do anything, or to have someone bring me out of being depressed. – Julius Erving

52742. And I continued to grow until I was 25 years old. – Julius Erving

52743. And from the first time I picked up a basketball at age eight – I had a lot of difficulty when I first picked up a basketball, because I was a scrub – there were things that I liked about it. – Julius Erving

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52744. I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity. – Julius Erving

52745. To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. – Elliott Erwitt

52746. Now very often events are set up for photographers… The weddings are orchestrated about the photographers taking the picture, because if it hasn’t been photographed it doesn’t really exist. – Elliott Erwitt

52747. You can find pictures anywhere. It’s simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what’s around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy. – Elliott Erwitt

52748. Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures. – Evan Esar

52749. A husband is like a fire – he goes out when unattended. – Evan Esar

52750. A hamburger by any other name costs twice as much. – Evan Esar

52751. Character is what you have left when you’ve lost everything you can lose. – Evan Esar

52752. A signature always reveals a man’s character – and sometimes even his name. – Evan Esar

52753. America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week. – Evan Esar

52754. Hope is tomorrow’s veneer over today’s disappointment. – Evan Esar

52755. The girl with a future avoids a man with a past. – Evan Esar

52756. Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don’t lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won’t stand up either. – Evan Esar

52757. Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings. – Evan Esar

52758. The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last. – Evan Esar

52759. Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn’t done it. – Evan Esar

52760. We will continue to do all we can to protect the public health against these dietary supplements that have been found to cause serious illness and injury. – Andrew von Eschenbach

52761. Over the past decade, prescribing information has grown more and more complex, more and more dense and more difficult to negotiate. – Andrew von Eschenbach

52762. Our purpose in this project is to begin to turn that fear of cancer, actually America’s greatest fear, into a future, not only free of fear, but full of hope. – Andrew von Eschenbach

52763. Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement… let me go upstairs and check. – M. C. Escher

52764. My work is a game, a very serious game. – M. C. Escher

52765. I don’t use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough. – M. C. Escher

52766. He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder. – M. C. Escher

52767. Are you really sure that a floor can’t also be a ceiling? – M. C. Escher

52768. We adore chaos because we love to produce order. – M. C. Escher

52769. Put three Zionists in a room and they will form four political parties. – Levi Eshkol

52770. I think it’s a lovely idea, but it will not pass the Congress. I live in a world of realities. The policy of our country is that we can drill our way to independence. I think that’s a march to folly. – Anna Eshoo

52771. I’m a free market person, a free trader. But if we had a market in California, there would be competition. – Anna Eshoo

52772. We’re not the States of America; we’re the United States of America. If states don’t get what they need, we’re not going to have a successful plan, period. – Anna Eshoo

52773. And that’s why, you know, it’s players like Randy Moss that unfortunately put a stain on the entire league. – Boomer Esiason

52774. Educate yourself. Understand what you’re dealing with. Then figure out how to fight it. Then figure out how to raise money for that fight. It’ll help you cope. It’ll help your child. – Boomer Esiason

52775. If I moved, he moved. If I stopped, he stopped. It was a duel. – Jennifer Esposito

52776. Waitressing – by far the worst job ever created. – Jennifer Esposito

52777. Give me civilization. I don’t want to be pampered. – Jennifer Esposito

52778. I was screaming constantly, on the set, in my room… everywhere. – Jennifer Esposito

52779. You want a lesson? I’ll give you a lesson. How about a geography lesson? My father’s from Puerto Rico. My mother’s from El Salvador. And neither one of those is Mexico. – Jennifer Esposito

52780. Somebody ought to tell him his ambition is showing. – Harry Essex

52781. Well, it seems to me a scientist has need for both vision and confidence. – Harry Essex

52782. The responsibility of carrying and bringing a new life into this world is one that cannot be taken lightly. – Gloria Estefan

52783. The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice. – Gloria Estefan

52784. There are certain realities we must speak of with our children that were not present when I was a child. – Gloria Estefan

52785. There’s no reason that just because you’re a celebrity you can’t write. – Gloria Estefan

52786. To know that everything we say and do to this new little human being may have a profound effect on him or her is a daunting obligation. – Gloria Estefan

52787. We protect aspirin bottles in this country better than we protect guns from accidents by children. – Gloria Estefan

52788. We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don’t give a second thought to the chances we take. – Gloria Estefan

52789. Having felt people’s love and support first hand through difficult moments in my life makes me feel it’s our responsibility to help one another. – Gloria Estefan

52790. Whatever it is your heart desires, please go for it, it’s yours to have. – Gloria Estefan

52791. You can put things off until tomorrow but tomorrow may never come. – Gloria Estefan

52792. Sometimes my mother had difficulty communicating with me about certain topics. – Gloria Estefan

52793. You’ve got to believe. Never be afraid to dream. – Gloria Estefan

52794. She’s an amazing dog and really inspired everything that’s in this book. – Gloria Estefan

52795. Sex and drugs were simply not discussed in our culture at that time. – Gloria Estefan

52796. My mother had a beautiful, soothing voice that made me melt. – Gloria Estefan

52797. My mom was definitely very strict with me. – Gloria Estefan

52798. My mom was a source of strength.She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all. – Gloria Estefan

52799. Motherhood is… difficult and… rewarding. – Gloria Estefan

52800. I’ve been offered a lot of things that celebrities do that I wouldn’t do, like perfumes, lines of clothing and this, that and the other. – Gloria Estefan

52801. I’m a writer and this is what I love to do. – Gloria Estefan

52802. I have a very open line of communication with both my children. – Gloria Estefan

52803. Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections. – Gloria Estefan

52804. As an artist, you dream about accumulating enough successful music to someday do just one greatest-hits album, but to reach the point where you’re releasing your second collection of hits is beyond belief. – Gloria Estefan

52805. I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do. – Gloria Estefan

52806. If you’ve lost focus, just sit down and be still. Take the idea and rock it to and fro. Keep some of it and throw some away, and it will renew itself. You need do no more. – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

52807. I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom. – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

52808. How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all. – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

52809. This kind of forgetting does not erase memory, it lays the emotion surrounding the memory to rest. – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

52810. I’d say you have to be really committed to the field, show up for every audition and to be aware that very few make it in this field. – Will Estes

52811. You know how most dogs lick you on the cheek? If you’re sleeping and not ready for it, my dog, Joe, will get his tongue inside your mouth. It’s by far the worst kiss I’ve ever had. – Will Estes

52812. You get to actually see the music video on the TV in the pilot and we have the soundtrack playing at this big party. I thought that was sort of a cool moment, to actually have the A-Ha video is pretty cool. – Will Estes

52813. That’s a tough question; I’ve been acting since I was 10. My dad was an entrepreneur, so I guess something along those lines. I wouldn’t want a 9-5 job. – Will Estes

52814. My dogs are a priority and a big responsibility… but the payoffs are well worth it. – Will Estes

52815. It’s real time intensive so there’s not much time for goofing around, but we are really close and we have a good time with each other. It’s a great group. – Will Estes

52816. It’s drama, it’s a lot of things, but you know it’s always about every movie or every TV project ever made is meant to be watched. If people like it and support it, that’s what it is all about, really it’s sort of the important part about it. – Will Estes

52817. I’ve been acting since I was 10. My dad was an entrepreneur, so I guess something along those lines. I wouldn’t want a 9-5 job. – Will Estes

52818. I’ve always been an animal lover. I’ve grown up with dogs my whole life. I think that is what helped me get the role on ‘Lassie’, I was comfortable around the dog, where many of the kids were afraid or intimidated by Lassie. – Will Estes

52819. I’m into all that sappy stuff – a surprise picnic, nice dinner, or traveling. I’m kind of an old romantic. – Will Estes

52820. I’d love to learn to cook. I think the ladies like a guy who can cook. Also, there are lots of available ladies at cooking classes. Can you tell I’m single? – Will Estes

52821. I guess growing up I realized that there is really this huge epidemic in a city like Los Angeles, and many other cities, where they put down thousands upon thousands of animals every day. – Will Estes

52822. A lot of directors are great and they are fine but you know I think that Harry really takes a special point to really engage the actors and really make it feel like a safe place for them to explore whatever it is they want to explore in whatever scene with their character. – Will Estes

52823. But, on another level it’s really sort of this really cool coming of age story, it reminds me of like The Breakfast Club or something like that, if I can be so bold to associate with The Breakfast Club. – Will Estes

52824. For me, one I love the 80’s, I love 80’s music, I’m sort of a baby of the 80’s, I grew up in the 80s. – Will Estes

52825. I’ve always been an animal lover. I’ve grown up with dogs my whole life. – Will Estes

52826. I don’t really get a chance to watch much television. I mostly watch BBC Worldwide and repeats of Seinfeld and Everybody Loves Raymond. – Will Estes

52827. I wish I knew at 14 not to put much thought into what other people my age said to me, cause we were all looking for the answers. So I wish I knew that other people really don’t know any more than you do! – Will Estes

52828. I had a director who told me a story about a fan who had commented on how nice it was to see her sister laughing and how happy the show made her. I like to make people happy and make them laugh. – Will Estes

52829. I love the music, I love the times, so to me that was exciting personally just to play something that starts in 1986 with graduating high school, we’ve got a great soundtrack in the pilot. – Will Estes

52830. I loved doing sitcoms. – Will Estes

52831. I think education is one of the greatest tools for most kids not only to expand their book knowledge, but their ability to experience new things – I think it opens more doors than any other experience I can think of. – Will Estes

52832. I don’t really get a chance to watch much television. – Will Estes

52833. I think I’ve matured to a great extent. I think that I want different things now. That it’s not about the celebrity status that you receive because you’re doing the next hot movie. It’s about doing good work. – Emilio Estevez

52834. Writing is a lonely job unless you’re a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach. – Emilio Estevez

52835. It was a hard job, but it was a lot of fun and I’ll always be grateful to Ponch. He was a part of me. – Erik Estrada

52836. I really love the karate thing I did on CHIPs. I studied with a trainer because I knew we’d do episodes that had karate. – Erik Estrada

52837. They do the soaps differently in Mexico. You just have to know the storyline and not memorize the lines. There would be someone feeding you lines while you were performing. – Erik Estrada

52838. An hour of my time is a tiny price to pay for all the support I’ve gotten from my fans. – Erik Estrada

52839. I do get a lot of mail. I get a lot of foreign mail because my mail gets mixed with Emilio Estevez. – Erik Estrada

52840. As a Latino growing up in Spanish harlem, it’s not easy trying not to be hot-headed. – Erik Estrada

52841. My grandfather taught me generosity. He sold snow cones in Harlem. I went with him at 5 and he let me hand out the change and snow cones. I learned a lot in the couple of years that we did that. – Erik Estrada

52842. I like working with an actor who doesn’t do the oneupmanship. One who has no trick and gives a true, honest performance. – Erik Estrada

52843. So many of us had hoped that the civil system might be an alternative for some women, where the burdens were a little bit less, and cases might be easier to prove. – Susan Estrich

52844. Women are not required in general to be named in rape cases because of the stigmas that go with being a rape complainant, and frankly, special burdens that rape complainants often face. – Susan Estrich

52845. When you’re standing in front of an audience like this that is so enthusiastic and so much behind you, it is very hard to give a bad speech. Even a bad speech sounds good in a convention hall like this. – Susan Estrich

52846. This isn’t really a convention, This is really an infomercial. And every night we’ll have a different infomercial and people view it with a certain level of cynicism. – Susan Estrich

52847. The Democratic chairman doesn’t need to be a household name. Most people didn’t know who Ron Brown was when he was chairman of the Democratic Party, but he put the party in a position where Bill Clinton could come in and he had a solid base to run from. – Susan Estrich

52848. People don’t vote for vice president, they vote for president. – Susan Estrich

52849. Most people don’t know who Ken Mehlman is. He’s the chairman of the Republican Party, obviously, but what he’s doing that Howard Dean isn’t doing is spending a lot of time on the nuts and bolts of putting the party together. – Susan Estrich

52850. I’ve been doing these conventions for 20 years, and we used to at least have debates about issues. Nothing is happening basically at this convention, other than speeches. – Susan Estrich

52851. I don’t like cheap shots, I really don’t. – Susan Estrich

52852. Gore’s problem is that the issues are all on his side. – Susan Estrich

52853. Gore will not win a popularity contest, he will not win a personality contest, but he can win an idealogical battle, and he can win a battle of experience. – Susan Estrich

52854. Everybody knows I’m a Democrat. – Susan Estrich

52855. But here’s my point to the LA Times. If you had a serious story to run, if you thought there was serious misconduct, you don’t wait until the Thursday before the Tuesday. You run it early. – Susan Estrich

52856. Affirmative action was never meant to be permanent, and now is truly the time to move on to some other approach. – Susan Estrich

52857. A lot of Republicans are white Christians, but the Republican Party is reaching out to Hispanics, and reaching out to blacks, and reaching out to Asians. – Susan Estrich

52858. I’m always suspicious of really beautiful women telling us we shouldn’t be worried about beauty. – Susan Estrich

52859. The Olympics are coming… and it’s a big problem in American politics, because the problem with holding the Olympics this fall is that we’re all going to be focused on the Olympics, and it makes that window of opportunity for Gore to win the election that much smaller. – Susan Estrich

52860. There are no crowds out there demanding to see smoking scenes in movies. – Joe Eszterhas

52861. I was six when we came to this country. When I was 14 or so, I still had a lot of trouble with it. – Joe Eszterhas

52862. I worry that we are approaching a time when that which is shocking is squeezed out by the Stalinism of political correctness. – Joe Eszterhas

52863. Meanwhile, politics is about getting a candidate in front of the public as a star, politics as rock’n’roll, politics as a movie. – Joe Eszterhas

52864. My father could have been deported because on his immigration application he said that he was a printer, obviously because he didn’t want them to be checking his writings. – Joe Eszterhas

52865. Now on a personal level with things like the California Tax Commission… I really think if people started banding together and saying no to this it could snowball and that could really help. – Joe Eszterhas

52866. Politics has become entertainment. – Joe Eszterhas

52867. That’s sort of what I felt… I miss drinking, I thought bars were truly holy places. – Joe Eszterhas

52868. The studios have been taken over by marketing people and accountants. – Joe Eszterhas

52869. The terrible, diabolic thing with this disease is that you are always looking behind your shoulder every couple months with the most recent checkup to see whether there is any sign of it, and I thank God to say at this point there is not. – Joe Eszterhas

52870. I was a militant smoker, and in my case, I think I particularly used smoking because what I felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking. – Joe Eszterhas

52871. And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives – they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet. – Joe Eszterhas

52872. Cigarettes are not a part of human behaviour, they are a habit. – Joe Eszterhas

52873. I have only one loyalty – to my writing. I never wanted to be the head of a studio or a producer. – Joe Eszterhas

52874. I have my own religious bond with the God in my own head. – Joe Eszterhas

52875. I have always been fascinated by the corruption of power. – Joe Eszterhas

52876. I had read too many memoirs that were written after the writer or the director was past his or her prime. – Joe Eszterhas

52877. I always wanted to be a rock’n’roll star. – Joe Eszterhas

52878. From what I’ve been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same reason I smoked as I wrote, which is that they think their performance is going to be better. – Joe Eszterhas

52879. From a writing point of view, you now have teams of screenwriters working with a director. What’s lost in the process is the power of that one heart, brain, gut and soul that makes something an original piece of writing. – Joe Eszterhas

52880. Fact is we went on to do other things. But we still wanted to do our success like rock’n’roll stars. – Joe Eszterhas

52881. Every time I flicked channels, there I was, talking. I was talking too much and writing too little. So Naomi and I went to Hawaii. The phone was cut off and we lost touch. This gave me the chance to have a good think about my life. – Joe Eszterhas

52882. I just wanted to make sure that what I write is what appears on screen, to not have some idiot change it on its way to the screen. – Joe Eszterhas

52883. When love grows diseased, the best thing we can do is to put it to a violent death; I cannot endure the torture of a lingering and consumptive passion. – George Etherege

52884. Next to coming to a good understanding with a new mistress, I love a quarrel with an old one. – George Etherege

52885. Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership. – Bob Etheridge

52886. The federal government has a responsibility to protect all Americans from potential terrorist attack. – Bob Etheridge

52887. There will always be someone else with a different view than you. I appreciate them and would never say that they are wrong. I hope that they would give me that courtesy also. – Melissa Etheridge

52888. The songs are inspired by my experiences. Sometimes they are more than my real-life and, conversely, my life is more than just my songs. – Melissa Etheridge

52889. Love is never wrong. – Melissa Etheridge

52890. I’ve been a rock star since you were very young. But I’ve never encountered anything as powerful as cancer. – Melissa Etheridge

52891. I’ve sold my soul for freedom. It’s lonely but it’s sweet. – Melissa Etheridge

52892. To be completely stripped bare of any image power or my hair. To step onstage and get the response that I got blew any problems I had about self-image out the door. – Melissa Etheridge

52893. I stand before you a totally healthy person. – Melissa Etheridge

52894. I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart by it’s own greatest strength – it’s diversity. – Melissa Etheridge

52895. I definitely feel we’re moving forward. There’s a lot more understanding… there’s less fear and we’re working on there being less hatred. – Melissa Etheridge

52896. Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to be a certain way. Be unique. Be what you feel. – Melissa Etheridge

52897. I’m so close to Heaven, this Hell cannot be mine. – Melissa Etheridge

52898. Instead of taking five or six of the prescriptions, I decided to go a natural route and smoke marijuana. – Melissa Etheridge

52899. Sometimes I wonder if I got lulled into not wanting things because I grew up black in this country. – Kevin Eubanks

52900. In most places that are rich in guitar culture, everyone uses their fingers, like in Spain or Africa. In Japan there are string instruments played that way. It is not until you get in the States that you find people using picks. – Kevin Eubanks

52901. Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work. – Kevin Eubanks

52902. It is hard for a black man to just be himself. We spend so much time in defense of something that is indefensible because there is nothing to defend. – Kevin Eubanks

52903. It’s shameful what’s happening in this country in terms of what we deny our children. – Kevin Eubanks

52904. James Brown is the reason I play guitar. – Kevin Eubanks

52905. My love life doesn’t stink; it’s nonexistent. – Kevin Eubanks

52906. My love life is like everyone else’s – great, and then terrible. – Kevin Eubanks

52907. People see my current success but don’t realize I’ve worked hard to get where I am. I used to clean garbage off the Philadelphia docks and put a lot of time into developing my music. – Kevin Eubanks

52908. The worst part is doubt. When you doubt yourself, which we are taught to do, you get lost. – Kevin Eubanks

52909. If you play jazz, then you play with your fingers. If you’re playing rock, you use a pick. There’s really no rhyme or reason to that other than that’s just the way it has been. – Kevin Eubanks

52910. The belief that we are what the media says we are, what people perceive we are, is soon to be what we think we are. We are treated based on this warped perception. It is hard to get away from it. – Kevin Eubanks

52911. The simple things in life ground me and keep me focused so I’m able to do a good job with what is in front of me. – Kevin Eubanks

52912. The things I really learned, I learned from watching my parents. They take care of business. Always have. – Kevin Eubanks

52913. I am blessed to have Mom and Dad. – Kevin Eubanks

52914. Serious musicians are finding it harder and harder to have a voice in the world of music these days. – Kevin Eubanks

52915. I can pay my rent now. I guess I could always do that, but now I can get an apartment with heat. – Kevin Eubanks

52916. I wish I could sing. I love singers, but I am way too shy. Scares the hell out of me. – Kevin Eubanks

52917. I consider myself a serious musician. Doing a comedy show does not take away from that in any way. – Kevin Eubanks

52918. After a while I thought it didn’t make any sense to use a pick. It’s kind of like typing with one finger on each hand instead of using all your fingers. – Kevin Eubanks

52919. Dad made it to Gold Shield Detective, so he always busted Robin, my oldest brother, and me. Always got caught, whatever we were doing. – Kevin Eubanks

52920. I feel very honored to be playing with Bill Pierce. He’s such a great musician. – Kevin Eubanks

52921. I had the fortunate experience to play with people from different schools of music. Sam Rivers is from the fundamentalist school of music. – Kevin Eubanks

52922. I want someone who is open-minded, dedicated to whatever she is doing and isn’t afraid to say I love you. As for looks, she shouldn’t have three heads. I want a regular human being. – Kevin Eubanks

52923. I really live a simple life and don’t need very much to feel good and happy. Don’t get me wrong; I believe you should get what you earn. Sometimes you have to fight for it. – Kevin Eubanks

52924. I really worked with icons in the music business, which really had a strong effect on me. It wasn’t just pick-up gigs. – Kevin Eubanks

52925. I was playing violin for a long time, about 6 years. It takes a while. You need very patient people in your house when you have a violin. – Kevin Eubanks

52926. I think Wes Montgomery is the greatest jazz guitarist that ever lived. – Kevin Eubanks

52927. Being as versatile as I am, I take offense to the notion that no serious musician would not be doing a late night talk show gig. One has to be open enough in other areas to be able to contribute to a show like this. – Kevin Eubanks

52928. I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me, thinking I knew what was up. Youth, who else can change the world? – Kevin Eubanks

52929. I love both my parents dearly. – Kevin Eubanks

52930. The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God. – Euclid

52931. He knew a lot about his grandparents – and perhaps he feels he’s been endowed with abilities to go into people’s heads who are long dead – but, to a certain extent, he’s making it up. – Jeffrey Eugenides

52932. It wasn’t conscious, but I guess that one book is the reaction to the other. The first is so imprisoned in a male point-of-view, and the second is a point-of-view that can go anywhere it wants. – Jeffrey Eugenides

52933. The book has many different characteristics: some are extremely old-fashioned storytelling traits, but there are also a fair number of postmodern traits, and the self-consciousness is one. – Jeffrey Eugenides

52934. When I wrote The Virgin Suicides, I gave myself very strict rules about the narrative voice: the boys would only be able to report what they had seen or found or what had been told to them. – Jeffrey Eugenides

52935. At the same time, it’s a family story and more of an epic. I needed the third-person. I tried to give a sense that Cal, in writing his story, is perhaps inventing his past as much as recalling it. – Jeffrey Eugenides

52936. To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is, we answer that it is actually zero. Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this concept as they are usually believed to be. – Leonhard Euler

52937. For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear. – Leonhard Euler

52938. Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk. – Leonhard Euler

52939. Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate. – Leonhard Euler

52940. Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass. – Euripedes

52941. Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes. – Euripedes

52942. There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness. – Euripedes

52943. One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. – Euripides

52944. The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. – Euripides

52945. Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head. – Euripides

52946. Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. – Euripides

52947. Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. – Euripides

52948. Some wisdom you must learn from one who’s wise. – Euripides

52949. Slight not what’s near through aiming at what’s far. – Euripides

52950. Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world. – Euripides

52951. Silence is true wisdom’s best reply. – Euripides

52952. Prosperity is full of friends. – Euripides

52953. The best of seers is he who guesses well. – Euripides

52954. One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for. – Euripides

52955. Nothing has more strength than dire necessity. – Euripides

52956. No one who lives in error is free. – Euripides

52957. No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will. – Euripides

52958. Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing. – Euripides

52959. This is slavery, not to speak one’s thought. – Euripides

52960. Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor. – Euripides

52961. He was a wise man who originated the idea of God. – Euripides

52962. When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor. – Euripides

52963. No one is happy all his life long. – Euripides

52964. ‘Twas but my tongue, ’twas not my soul that swore. – Euripides

52965. To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man. – Euripides

52966. Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold. – Euripides

52967. Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad. – Euripides

52968. The bold are helpless without cleverness. – Euripides

52969. There is the sky, which is all men’s together. – Euripides

52970. There is just one life for each of us: our own. – Euripides

52971. The wavering mind is but a base possession. – Euripides

52972. The lucky person passes for a genius. – Euripides

52973. The greatest pleasure of life is love. – Euripides

52974. The good and the wise lead quiet lives. – Euripides

52975. To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. – Euripides

52976. Cleverness is not wisdom. – Euripides

52977. I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too. – Euripides

52978. Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err. – Euripides

52979. Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account. – Euripides

52980. Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man’s love. – Euripides

52981. Do not plan for ventures before finishing what’s at hand. – Euripides

52982. Friends show their love in times of trouble. – Euripides

52983. Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man’s eyes. – Euripides

52984. God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it. – Euripides

52985. Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent. – Euripides

52986. But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay. – Euripides

52987. Better a serpent than a stepmother! – Euripides

52988. Authority is never without hate. – Euripides

52989. Among mortals second thoughts are wisest. – Euripides

52990. Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. – Euripides

52991. Do not consider painful what is good for you. – Euripides

52992. It’s not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband. – Euripides

52993. New faces have more authority than accustomed ones. – Euripides

52994. Much effort, much prosperity. – Euripides

52995. Luckier than one’s neighbor, but still not happy. – Euripides

52996. Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. – Euripides

52997. Life has no blessing like a prudent friend. – Euripides

52998. Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment. – Euripides

52999. Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides. – Euripides

53000. No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow. – Euripides

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