180000 famous quotes part 60 – 59001 to 60000

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180000 famous quotes part 60 – 59001 to 60000

59001. A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them: they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world. – Sigmund Freud

59002. America is a mistake, a giant mistake. – Sigmund Freud

59003. America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success. – Sigmund Freud

59004. Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home. – Sigmund Freud

59005. Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient’s ego freedom to decide one way or another. – Sigmund Freud

59006. Anatomy is destiny. – Sigmund Freud

59007. Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. – Sigmund Freud

59008. Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them. – Sigmund Freud

59009. A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence. – Sigmund Freud

59010. Inaction may be safe, but it builds nothing. – Dave Freudenthal

59011. The U.S. Supreme Court has established that the tribes own their water. What I’d like to focus on is doing something with the water that results in economic development. – Dave Freudenthal

59012. The safest course for public officials is simply to throw all of the money in a sack. – Dave Freudenthal

59013. Our lifestyle, our wildlife, our land and our water remain critical to our definition of Wyoming and to our economic future. – Dave Freudenthal

59014. Money should not, and must not, change our commitment to solving problems and building this state. – Dave Freudenthal

59015. I’m tired of high policy talks. I want to focus on nuts and bolts. – Dave Freudenthal

59016. Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act. – Dave Freudenthal

59017. In the end, it all comes to choices to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones. – Amber Frey

59018. Well, I wasn’t going to tell anyone, but I’ve been seeing this really sweet guy for the past few weeks. – Amber Frey

59019. It seems when I put together records, as Henley used to say, they’re just like movies. They should have action, tension, love scenes, places to relax. – Glenn Frey

59020. If you get a chance to be in a film, that’s great. One of my goals is to make a record as good as Don Henley’s album, Building the Perfect Beast. – Glenn Frey

59021. Without a reunion, the Eagles are forever young, like James Dean. – Glenn Frey

59022. There are only those certain people where things click – at least for me. – Glenn Frey

59023. The last two years with the Eagles were pretty intense times. There was a lot of drinking and we were all getting high a lot. My parents were relieved when I got off the Eagles treadmill. – Glenn Frey

59024. That’s what I miss out of all this synthesized music – it starts to lose dynamics. – Glenn Frey

59025. Somebody asked my friend Bob Seger, Why do you think the Eagles broke up? He said, Hotel California. – Glenn Frey

59026. Some people, they just don’t get a joke. – Glenn Frey

59027. Nobody told Don Henley or me that we were going to make it as solo artists, but I can speak for Don when I say that we are both really happy now that the band is not together. – Glenn Frey

59028. It was 1967, and the hippie thing was happening. I got into experimenting with drugs while I was in college in Michigan. – Glenn Frey

59029. I think it would be nice to sell 15 million albums as a solo artist. I’d have to deal with all the repercussions of that, but that wouldn’t be too bad. – Glenn Frey

59030. If the Eagles were to get back together, it would have to be for the right reasons. I think it would look awful if it were just for the money. – Glenn Frey

59031. Hey, a woman changed her mind – what else is new? – Glenn Frey

59032. I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles. – Glenn Frey

59033. I think musicians and artists are the most philanthropic people I know. Their charity record of the music business would hold up to the work of anybody. – Glenn Frey

59034. I won’t apologize for ticket prices. I think we’re well worth it. We consider ourselves in the elite touring acts, like the Stones, Elton John, Paul McCartney. – Glenn Frey

59035. I’m just a bleeping maniac in straight clothing. There’s no reason to dress my monster up. – Glenn Frey

59036. My songs grow on people – like warts. – Glenn Frey

59037. I’m just as insufferable and useless as every other dad is. The dynamic never changes, no matter what you do for a living. – Glenn Frey

59038. Except for a few guitar chords, everything I’ve learned in my life that is of any value I’ve learned from women. – Glenn Frey

59039. I’ve read somewhere that when you’re writing, you should stop while you’re doing well so you always want to go back to work. – Glenn Frey

59040. Hey, I didn’t make a big deal out of Hotel California. The 18 million people that bought it did. – Glenn Frey

59041. George Brett could get good wood on an aspirin. – Jim Frey

59042. Hear only the things you should hear – be deaf to others. – Ford Frick

59043. Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound. – Ford Frick

59044. Take pride in your work at all times. Remember, respect for an umpire is created off the field as well as on. – Ford Frick

59045. Review your work. You will find, if you are honest, that 90% of the trouble is traceable to loafing. – Ford Frick

59046. Never charge a player and, above all, no pointing your finger or yelling. – Ford Frick

59047. Keep your eye on the ball. – Ford Frick

59048. I’d hate this to get out but I really like opera. – Ford Frick

59049. Avoid sarcasm. Don’t insist on the last word. – Ford Frick

59050. Keep all your personalities out of your work. Forget and forgive. – Ford Frick

59051. As far as the charge against me is concerned I have a clear conscience. – Wilhelm Frick

59052. By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think I have earned punishment just as little as the tens of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties. – Wilhelm Frick

59053. My whole life was service to people and the Fatherland. – Wilhelm Frick

59054. If you have millions of dollars you are not going to get to continue doing what you want. You are into a world of commitment to that money and all the people that helped you get that money. – Jonathan Frid

59055. The best theatre I’ve done, I’ve done right here in this living room. – Jonathan Frid

59056. To me, horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he’s telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly, as he or she is telling it, there’s something that gives them away. They’re not telling me the truth. – Jonathan Frid

59057. People think I should be a multi-millionaire if I had gotten the right contract. I’m not getting anything for all that commercial stuff they do. But I would have had to pay for that. – Jonathan Frid

59058. It took so much of the tension out of me that my friends and family won’t see me on this show. – Jonathan Frid

59059. I’m constantly watching people. Watching their strengths and weaknesses. I find myself going into theater less and less, let alone horror. I gave that up when I was seven or eight years old. – Jonathan Frid

59060. I’m an old curmudgeon and I know it. – Jonathan Frid

59061. I toured Ontario in the winter of ’48, in a touring company of The Drunkard, in which I played the bartender. – Jonathan Frid

59062. Twice I had been stopped by these jobs, and I thought the role on Dark Shadows would go on for about three or four weeks. And then, the phenomenon began, the role caught on, the mail started to flood in. – Jonathan Frid

59063. I have this cozy house here and I get three pensions from the States. I’ve done nicely. – Jonathan Frid

59064. All fame ever does for you is get attention for the work you really want to do. – Jonathan Frid

59065. I’m interested in villainy. – Jonathan Frid

59066. Inside every adult male is a denied little boy. – Nancy Friday

59067. When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself. – Nancy Friday

59068. To say something nice about yourself, this is the hardest thing in the world for people to do. They’d rather take their clothes off. – Nancy Friday

59069. The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children. – Nancy Friday

59070. Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still. – Nancy Friday

59071. Because society would rather we always wore a pretty face, women have been trained to cut off anger. – Nancy Friday

59072. The older I get the more of my mother I see in myself. – Nancy Friday

59073. If only people who are ideologically committed to a particular outcome argued to the courts, the law would be worse off. – Charles Fried

59074. It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself. – Betty Friedan

59075. The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive. – Betty Friedan

59076. Men weren’t really the enemy – they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill. – Betty Friedan

59077. We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it’s hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy! – Betty Friedan

59078. Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim. – Betty Friedan

59079. I was at a meeting two years ago in Beijing, and I passed a bunch of women who were marching in a protest. Their signs were probably saying something I wouldn’t have agreed with at all. But I was so glad to see women marching. And it’s happening all over the world. – Betty Friedan

59080. Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. – Betty Friedan

59081. A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man’s advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all. – Betty Friedan

59082. Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women’s denigration of themselves. – Betty Friedan

59083. It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all. – Betty Friedan

59084. It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to. – Edgar Z. Friedenberg

59085. Style is something that’s extremely important, but it must grow naturally out of who and what you are and what the material calls for. It cannot be superimposed. – William Friedkin

59086. Violence is not funny. – William Friedkin

59087. The informing idea of what you want to say and do, that’s what will take you from film school to professional – the idea. That’s what is original to you. – William Friedkin

59088. Technique is of less interest than character and story. – William Friedkin

59089. I tend to be attracted to characters who are up against a wall with very few alternatives. And the film then becomes an examination of how they cope with very few options. And that’s, I guess, what interests me in terms of human behavior. – William Friedkin

59090. I really think that sex always looks kind of funny in a movie. – William Friedkin

59091. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I feel pressed and tense almost every day of my life about something or other. And I think it’s the one thing, as I look into people’s eyes, that I think I share with almost everybody. – William Friedkin

59092. The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor’s work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels. – William Friedkin

59093. I want to be in this business as long as this business will have me. – Will Friedle

59094. We all got lucky doing Boy Meets World. – Will Friedle

59095. It’s fun to see a lot of the crowd become embarrassed. You’re kind of watching them almost wanting to not watch the screen, but they have to because it’s so compelling! – Will Friedle

59096. I’m such a video game fan that being able to do voices in video games is just fantastic. – Will Friedle

59097. I’m one of those guys that never get embarrassed. – Will Friedle

59098. I’ll do anything to get the laugh. I love it. – Will Friedle

59099. You have to contort your body in a certain way to hit a low note. When you’re on film, you can’t. So you do, in a sense, get to hide behind your voice, which is nice. – Will Friedle

59100. I had the honor and privilege of working with John Ritter. – Will Friedle

59101. I don’t think, until the end, I had read a positive review of Boy Meets World. – Will Friedle

59102. Getting to meet people that I’ve admired my entire life, and getting to meet them in such a way where they’re coming in to play completely different characters than I had ever seen them do is just wonderful. – Will Friedle

59103. Especially in the last 10 years, the writing on animated shows has jumped by leaps and bounds. – Will Friedle

59104. Bad reviews come with everything. I’ve been getting them my whole life. – Will Friedle

59105. All the directors that I’ve had the opportunity to work with are fantastic. – Will Friedle

59106. I’d like to do voiceovers my whole life. I get to kind of create a character and go in and play. – Will Friedle

59107. I want to go out there and do the best work I can. – Will Friedle

59108. A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend’s girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she’s really attractive. – Bruce Jay Friedman

59109. Never be possessive. If a female friend lets on that she is going out with another man, be kind and understanding. If she says she would like to go out with the Dallas Cowboys, including the coaching staff, the same rule applies. – Bruce Jay Friedman

59110. The most important thing about a TV set is to get it back against something and not out in the middle of a room where it’s like a somber fellow making electronic judgments on you. – Bruce Jay Friedman

59111. There is no seam between my songs and myself-they really are me. It’s not like I’m performing; I’m just singing stuff that I really believe. – David Friedman

59112. I’m trying to have everything that I put into the world be something that makes a difference in the way I want to make a difference. – David Friedman

59113. I’ve been doing a lot of studying singing, and I’m thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time. – David Friedman

59114. I’ve been doing my big theater projects, which take years, and writing a song here and there. – David Friedman

59115. I’ve written several deeply personal songs this year, which I really love. Some of them came out of intense sadness. This has been an extremely difficult year for me. – David Friedman

59116. I’m not totally altruistic. I’ve always had great career ambitions. But it has to come out in an organic way. If you push yourself out beyond where you are supposed to be, there’s this pressure. – David Friedman

59117. In the music industry, we value large success. I realized that while I would like that, that it’s not what my writing is about. And if I start making it about that, it becomes impure. – David Friedman

59118. It sometimes feels like I’m not doing anything. – David Friedman

59119. My career keeps shifting; I keep doing the next thing and it keeps growing. – David Friedman

59120. I’m not comfortable singing in front of people yet. That’s going to take another 100 performances. – David Friedman

59121. The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. – David Friedman

59122. It’s an interesting line that I walk. The AIDS crisis has done a lot for my songs and made them proliferate, and my songs have contributed a lot to that cause as well. – David Friedman

59123. When I got to Broadway, I conducted five Broadway shows. – David Friedman

59124. When my writing really started to take off was when I made a decision that I would write only what I wanted to write, and if 10 people wanted to hear it, that’s fine. – David Friedman

59125. Songwriting is the most terrifying thing to me, because you are really laying your heart out there. – David Friedman

59126. I fought for years and spent a fortune fighting and never got anywhere. – David Friedman

59127. I write and direct the Duke University Children’s Hospital Benefit every year. – David Friedman

59128. My first career was as a coach and a teacher. – David Friedman

59129. As a person, I’m not that hopeful, but somehow the hopeful part of me reveals itself through my songs. – David Friedman

59130. As time goes by, I realize that I do trust the wind. And I often write my songs for myself. – David Friedman

59131. Composition is definitely what I’m born to do, and it came last. – David Friedman

59132. Corn ethanol can help in the short term, but it has serious limitations, and none of this is going to work if we don’t dramatically improve the efficiency of our cars and trucks. – David Friedman

59133. I don’t like to produce albums. I hate producing albums, as a matter of fact, because I’m an obsessed mixer and I can’t leave it alone. – David Friedman

59134. I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year. – David Friedman

59135. I have been writing since I was about 20, and at first I wrote in secret and never showed anybody. I was very concerned about making a living, so I conducted. – David Friedman

59136. I know a lot of people who have tremendous commercial success and they go directly for it. There’s something that has always been difficult about that for me. – David Friedman

59137. I may not be the most famous songwriter in the world, but you know a David Friedman song when you hear it. It took me a long time to appreciate that. – David Friedman

59138. I publish my own music. I’m creating my own songbook. It works that way for me; I’m very independent. – David Friedman

59139. I think of my songs as there to be something to move people emotionally. – David Friedman

59140. I wanted to produce Nancy LaMott’s albums, so I created my own record company. – David Friedman

59141. I was talking to my spiritual advisor. I got a letter from somebody who said that they were about to kill themselves, but they listened to a song of mine and it saved their lives. – David Friedman

59142. For Hunchback, we needed this live, gigantic choir. So we went to London and said, This is Disney! I need singers who can sing high D’s, hold them for 18 seconds, and do it 60 times! – David Friedman

59143. When there were financial difficulties they still managed to provide us with music and art lessons. – Jerome Isaac Friedman

59144. They greatly respected scholarship in itself, but they also impressed upon us that there were great opportunities available for those who were well educated. I received my primary and secondary education in Chicago. – Jerome Isaac Friedman

59145. While it was a very interesting period in my life, I was happy to get back to more direct contact with students in the classroom and in my research projects. – Jerome Isaac Friedman

59146. I entered the Physics Department in 1950, receiving a Master’s degree in 1953 and a Ph.D. in 1956. It is difficult to convey the sense of excitement that pervaded the Department at that time. – Jerome Isaac Friedman

59147. Experimental high energy physics research is a group effort. I have been very fortunate to have had outstanding students and colleagues who have made invaluable contributions to the research with which I have been associated. – Jerome Isaac Friedman

59148. As I very much liked to draw and paint as a child, I entered a special art program in high school, which was very much like being in an art school imbedded in a regular high school curriculum. – Jerome Isaac Friedman

59149. The education of my brother and myself was of paramount importance to my parents, and in addition to their strong encouragement, they were prepared to make any sacrifice to further our intellectual development. – Jerome Isaac Friedman

59150. We’ve had to be creative to get on the ballot. – Kinky Friedman

59151. Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get. – Kinky Friedman

59152. Remember: Y’all is singular. All y’all is plural. All y’all’s is plural possessive. – Kinky Friedman

59153. Students don’t know who Mark Twain was because he wasn’t on the test. – Kinky Friedman

59154. The Democrats and Republicans are the same guy admiring themself in the mirror. – Kinky Friedman

59155. The first thing I’ll do if elected is demand a recount. – Kinky Friedman

59156. The folks in Mississippi are saying, ‘Thank God for Texas.’ – Kinky Friedman

59157. The only currency I value is the coin of the spirit. That’s very important in my life. – Kinky Friedman

59158. The teachers are getting screwed, blued, and tattooed by the system. – Kinky Friedman

59159. These days, there are many people around the world who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read the books that made me respectable. – Kinky Friedman

59160. We were a country band with a social conscience. – Kinky Friedman

59161. I see an issue I like, and I support it. – Kinky Friedman

59162. We’ve got to clear some of the room out of the prisons so we can put the bad guys in there, like the pedophiles and the politicians. – Kinky Friedman

59163. Well, I just said that Jesus and I were both Jewish and that neither of us ever had a job, we never had a home, we never married and we traveled around the countryside irritating people. – Kinky Friedman

59164. When I’m governor… I’ll be the first governor with a listed telephone number. – Kinky Friedman

59165. William Bennett is my patron saint, one of them. Redd Foxx is another. – Kinky Friedman

59166. Yes, I’m a Judeo-Christian. Jesus and Moses are in my heart, and… both of them were independents, by the way. – Kinky Friedman

59167. You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing. – Kinky Friedman

59168. You struggle with your demons and you conquer them. – Kinky Friedman

59169. Young people are the key to this election. – Kinky Friedman

59170. No, nothing has changed in my life at all, and nothing would change if I had millions. – Kinky Friedman

59171. We’re first on executions. We’re 49th in funding public education. We’re in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we’re winning. – Kinky Friedman

59172. How can you look at the Texas legislature and still believe in intelligent design? – Kinky Friedman

59173. Musicians can run this state better than politicians. We won’t get a lot done in the mornings, but we’ll work late and be honest. – Kinky Friedman

59174. Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder. – Kinky Friedman

59175. I admit I was drinking a Guinness… but I did not swallow. – Kinky Friedman

59176. I admit to drinking it, but I did not swallow. – Kinky Friedman

59177. I don’t remember the first half of my life. All I say is a happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life. – Kinky Friedman

59178. I even went so far as to become a Southern Baptist for a while, until I realized that they didn’t hold ’em under long enough. – Kinky Friedman

59179. I have a better head of hair than Rick Perry; it’s just not in a place I can show you. – Kinky Friedman

59180. I just want Texas to be number one in something other than executions, toll roads and property taxes. – Kinky Friedman

59181. I’ll keep us out of war with Oklahoma! – Kinky Friedman

59182. May the God of your choice bless and keep you. I respect Him as long as He does not circumcise me anymore. – Kinky Friedman

59183. And I think musicians can better run this state than politicians. And, hell, beauticians can better run the state than politicians. – Kinky Friedman

59184. I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us. – Kinky Friedman

59185. Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail. – Kinky Friedman

59186. If you ain’t Texan, I ain’t got time for you. – Kinky Friedman

59187. If Willie Nelson had been Rosa Parks, there never would have been a civil rights movement in this country, because he refuses to leave the back of the bus. – Kinky Friedman

59188. I’ve always said money may buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail. – Kinky Friedman

59189. I’m too young for Medicare and too old for women to care. – Kinky Friedman

59190. I’ll tell you right now. I’m for prayer in school. – Kinky Friedman

59191. I’ll sign anything except bad legislation. – Kinky Friedman

59192. A happy childhood… is the worst possible preparation for life. – Kinky Friedman

59193. The black market was a way of getting around government controls. It was a way of enabling the free market to work. It was a way of opening up, enabling people. – Milton Friedman

59194. We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork. – Milton Friedman

59195. The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that’s why it’s so essential to preserving individual freedom. – Milton Friedman

59196. The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy. – Milton Friedman

59197. The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government. – Milton Friedman

59198. The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit. – Milton Friedman

59199. The most important ways in which I think the Internet will affect the big issue is that it will make it more difficult for government to collect taxes. – Milton Friedman

59200. The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience. – Milton Friedman

59201. The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem. – Milton Friedman

59202. The power to do good is also the power to do harm. – Milton Friedman

59203. The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm, capitalism is that kind of a system. – Milton Friedman

59204. The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn’t construct his theory under order from a, from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn’t revolutionize the automobile industry that way. – Milton Friedman

59205. There’s no such thing as a free lunch. – Milton Friedman

59206. Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes. – Milton Friedman

59207. Well first of all, tell me, is there some society you know of that doesn’t run on greed? You think Russia doesn’t run on greed? You think China doesn’t run on greed? What is greed? – Milton Friedman

59208. So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system. – Milton Friedman

59209. Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. – Milton Friedman

59210. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. – Milton Friedman

59211. I’m in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal. – Milton Friedman

59212. Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless. – Milton Friedman

59213. One man’s opportunism is another man’s statesmanship. – Milton Friedman

59214. Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive. – Milton Friedman

59215. Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it. – Milton Friedman

59216. Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence. – Milton Friedman

59217. Governments never learn. Only people learn. – Milton Friedman

59218. Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned. – Milton Friedman

59219. I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it’s possible. – Milton Friedman

59220. And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think, excuse me, if you’ll pardon me, American presidents reward virtue? Do they choose their appointees on the basis of the virtue of the people appointed or on the basis of their political clout? – Milton Friedman

59221. If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand. – Milton Friedman

59222. Inflation is taxation without legislation. – Milton Friedman

59223. Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation. – Milton Friedman

59224. Is it really true that political self-interest is nobler somehow than economic self-interest? – Milton Friedman

59225. Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government. – Milton Friedman

59226. Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another. – Milton Friedman

59227. Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government. – Milton Friedman

59228. A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. – Milton Friedman

59229. History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition. – Milton Friedman

59230. Red Carpet has a nice package abstraction layer that allows us to support RPMs and DEBs transparently. – Nat Friedman

59231. We plan to support Exchange 2003 as soon as it is released. We already have the prerelease versions from MSDN. – Nat Friedman

59232. This is what people need: an easy-to-deploy, easy-to-use tool. – Nat Friedman

59233. There are a lot of people who’ve been able to ditch their Windows machines and switch over to Linux because they can now use their Exchange server for calendaring and collaboration from their Linux desktop. – Nat Friedman

59234. OS X is sweet: it’s simple and intuitive, and I think GNOME shares a lot of values with it. – Nat Friedman

59235. It’s probably fair to say that the ratio of time our Connector developers spend in the debugger versus the Emacs buffer is higher than with most software. – Nat Friedman

59236. A lot of that momentum comes from the fact that Linux is free. – Nat Friedman

59237. We’re not going to make Evolution or any of our other products depend on Mono anytime in the near future. – Nat Friedman

59238. Red Carpet Enterprise has been really well received since one guy can install it in about an hour, and it makes it trivial to deal with software management issues like deploying updates and creating standard package sets for your various machines. – Nat Friedman

59239. Big Linux deployments have reached the point where it’s become a real problem for administrators that they don’t have nice tools to manage their servers and desktops. – Nat Friedman

59240. Yes, the world is now flat for publishing as well. – Thomas Friedman

59241. The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention argues that no two countries that are both part of the same global supply chain will ever fight a war as long as they are each part of that supply chain. – Thomas Friedman

59242. The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist. – Thomas Friedman

59243. The historical debate is over. The answer is free-market capitalism. – Thomas Friedman

59244. There is no substitute for face-to-face reporting and research. – Thomas Friedman

59245. Two things are going on at the same time with the flattening of the world: The relentless quest for efficiency is squeezing some of the fat out of life. – Thomas Friedman

59246. We need to become energy independent or at least aspire to that. – Thomas Friedman

59247. You win the presidency by connecting with the American people’s gut insecurities and aspirations. You win with a concept. – Thomas Friedman

59248. Supply chains cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption. So if you lose your place in the supply chain because of wild behavior you could lose a lot. It would be like pouring cement down one of your oil wells. – Thomas Friedman

59249. We are led by lawyers who do not understand either technology or balance sheets. – Thomas Friedman

59250. No, most of our political elite has not realized that the world is flat. – Thomas Friedman

59251. McDonald’s cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglas, the designer of the F-15. – Thomas Friedman

59252. It created a global platform that allowed more people to plug and play, collaborate and compete, share knowledge and share work, than anything we have ever seen in the history of the world. – Thomas Friedman

59253. If you don’t visit the bad neighborhoods, the bad neighborhoods are going to visit you. – Thomas Friedman

59254. I was in Bangalore, India, the Silicon Valley of India, when I realized that the world was flat. – Thomas Friedman

59255. I have a daughter who is a sophomore in college and another who is in the 11th grade of high school. – Thomas Friedman

59256. I basically did all the library research for this book on Google, and it not only saved me enormous amounts of time but actually gave me a much richer offering of research in a shorter time. – Thomas Friedman

59257. Sometimes, when my wife and I were going out to dinner, I would take my laptop with me and work in the car, so as to take advantage of the half hour going and coming. – Thomas Friedman

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59258. Basically all the world’s computer parts come from the same supply chain that runs from Korea, down through coastal China, over to Taiwan, and down to Malaysia. – Thomas Friedman

59259. I am hoping, though, that many of them have kids, who, when they have a moment to take a break from their iPods, Internet, or Google, will explain to their parents running the country just how the world is being flattened. – Thomas Friedman

59260. If he sees nothing within, then he should stop painting what is in front of him. – Caspar David Friedrich

59261. The painter should paint not only what he has in front of him, but also what he sees inside himself. – Caspar David Friedrich

59262. I have to stay alone in order to fully contemplate and feel nature. – Caspar David Friedrich

59263. Close your bodily eye, that you may see your picture first with the eye of the spirit. Then bring to light what you have seen in the darkness, that its effect may work back, from without to within. – Caspar David Friedrich

59264. The lessons that it teaches are fundamentally the lessons that all great battles teach That even the most carefully prepared plans often go wrong. That lucky breaks are very important. – Otto Friedrich

59265. Americans have always been eager for travel, that being how they got to the New World in the first place. – Otto Friedrich

59266. I’ve never been onstage in my life. – Anna Friel

59267. I’ve been onstage once for one performance with four days’ rehearsal. – Anna Friel

59268. Well it’s hard to bracket it like that because everyone always thinks you either go to America and you come back, fail or succeed, but it doesn’t work like that. – Anna Friel

59269. Well ironically my last three roles have all been a mother. One was a Canadian film where the baby was taken away because she is a drug addict, in Irish Jam I play a mother to a four year old. I think in the future I’ll be able to handle the role with a lot more depth. – Anna Friel

59270. We will spend more time in America, we’re going to get a place in LA as hotels aren’t great for the baby. – Anna Friel

59271. The doctors say it dates back to a film where I had these huge prosthetic breasts because my character was breast-feeding. The weight of them, and of the baby, did my back in. – Anna Friel

59272. People became more interested in my love life than in me, and that has a certain effect. You start to feel very empty and worth nothing, you start to become a piece in a board game you never wanted to play. – Anna Friel

59273. Onstage, there’s no hiding; you either can or can’t act. There’s no second take. – Anna Friel

59274. It’s really important to draw the line on what we do as actors. – Anna Friel

59275. You can see when an actor gets bored: Their eyes go dead. I promised myself I’d never let that happen. If it does, I’ll go and live on a desert island for a year. – Anna Friel

59276. I want more children but for the next three years I want to act. – Anna Friel

59277. I play a character every day of my life, and I don’t want to play a character as myself. They can judge me as an actress, not as a person. I’m not a spokeswoman for Anna. – Anna Friel

59278. I look at being an actress as being like a mummy: You’re bandaged up and preserved as soon as you start making other people money. – Anna Friel

59279. I have the most lovely, healthy bouncing baby, she was all very compact and the right size. – Anna Friel

59280. For me personally, everything is on a kiss. – Anna Friel

59281. For Closer, we’ve had five weeks. You go into every single word because it’s very, very concentrated dialogue. – Anna Friel

59282. David is 13 years my senior and has much more experience. – Anna Friel

59283. Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment, you think if I can go through such pain and that level of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything. It can be quite scary, you can’t function your brain, forget your vocabulary. – Anna Friel

59284. As long as she is talented enough and passionate about doing it herself then I will be happy and support her. I think I will be sensible – my parents said I could only do it if I got my education and so I had something to fall back on. – Anna Friel

59285. And the most important thing – apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character – is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you’re playing a murderer or rapist. – Anna Friel

59286. Now learning a bit more about footballers I think what they need to do well, is someone who really wants to stay in the background and just be a strong support. – Anna Friel

59287. I’ve always chosen incredibly different roles and things that are quite offbeat. That way you’re not limited. – Anna Friel

59288. The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride. Everything else they do is crap, and they know it. – Fred W. Friendly

59289. TV is bigger than any story it reports. It’s the greatest teaching tool since the printing press. – Fred W. Friendly

59290. Television makes so much at its worst that it can’t afford to do its best. – Fred W. Friendly

59291. A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It’s disorderly. It’s dishonest and it’s not journalism. – Fred W. Friendly

59292. Television was supposed to be a national park. Instead it has become a money machine. It’s a commodity now, just like pork bellies. – Fred W. Friendly

59293. Your range of available choices – right now – is limitless. – Frederick C. Frieseke

59294. Knowing where you’re going is all you need to get there. – Frederick C. Frieseke

59295. Take a look at your natural river. What are you? Stop playing games with yourself. Where’s your river going? Are you riding with it? Or are you rowing against it? Don’t you see that there is no effort if you’re riding with your river? – Frederick Carl Frieseke

59296. The key to your universe is that you can choose. – Frederick Carl Frieseke

59297. There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake. – Robert Fripp

59298. Music can be transformative, utterly transformative. The act of music is utterly transformative. – Robert Fripp

59299. Now, if King Crimson accepts responsibility for innovating its own tradition, you can’t accept responsibility for the audience. And there is an enormous tangible weight of expectation, which comes from an audience attending a King Crimson concert. – Robert Fripp

59300. So, you can set up an orchestra down this end of the railway station playing one particular area, and simultaneously at the other end something completely different going on. And in the middle they meet, or not, depending. – Robert Fripp

59301. The perception of the audience is the interesting part. If the audience doesn’t hear what is going on, is it going on or not? – Robert Fripp

59302. The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language. – Robert Fripp

59303. What is necessary is possible, what we want is expensive. What is unnecessary is unlikely. – Robert Fripp

59304. And if you are playing in several meters at once, there has to be a – not a rigid – but there definitely has to be a reference to a common pulse in the band. – Robert Fripp

59305. To me, Bill’s musical heart is in Earthworks, in the jazz they are playing, in the acoustic kit. – Robert Fripp

59306. Michael Giles the first drummer of King Crimson, never agreed to the name King Crimson. But then, if you’d knew Michael, you would know he didn’t agree to the album cover either. So maybe Michael didn’t agree to the point of definition with many things. – Robert Fripp

59307. Then certainly for a musician timing becomes something that is immediately accessible as a concept, because it’s a necessity in ones everyday performance. – Robert Fripp

59308. In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can’t name it, it means you don’t recognize it. – Robert Fripp

59309. If you are playing repertoire material, you’re stuck. There’s not huge amounts you can do. – Robert Fripp

59310. If an apprentice does not hear what a master hears, is then that quality not present in the music? Yes and no. In the world in which the apprentice lives no. – Robert Fripp

59311. If a professional musician in a symphony orchestra is playing Beethoven. But this particular orchestra have played this particular chestnut so many times, they can play it in their sleep. Does the genius remain present in the music or not? – Robert Fripp

59312. I’d say that what we hear is the quality of our listening. – Robert Fripp

59313. However, in modern conceptual frameworks there is a more sophisticated view. I would say that the act of music exists in several worlds simultaneously. – Robert Fripp

59314. But above that, most mature adults can hold their attention on something for 45 minutes, whether they like it or not. But above that requires training. – Robert Fripp

59315. According to USA today, the average length of an attention span of a man in America is 23 minutes. – Robert Fripp

59316. A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable. – Robert Fripp

59317. Linguistic philosophers continue to argue that probably music is not a language, that is in the philosophical debate. Another point of view is to say that music is a very profound language. – Robert Fripp

59318. Even within the band, if I cannot manage to persuade the members of what I see to be the next course of action, how do you expect the group to deal with the expectations of thousands of people. It is not possible. – Robert Fripp

59319. After the first exams, I switched to the Faculty of Philosophy and studied Zoology in Munich and Vienna. – Karl von Frisch

59320. I studied at a grammar school and later at the University of Vienna in the Faculty of Medicine. – Karl von Frisch

59321. I have been a Professor Emeritus since 1958, and have continued my scientific studies. – Karl von Frisch

59322. I received my doctorate from the University of Vienna in 1910. – Karl von Frisch

59323. Strictly speaking, every citizen above a certain level of income is guilty of some offense. – Max Frisch

59324. Jealousy is the fear of comparison. – Max Frisch

59325. You can put anything into words, except your own life. – Max Frisch

59326. When you say a friend has a sense of humor do you mean that he makes you laugh, or that he can make you laugh? – Max Frisch

59327. Time does not change us. It just unfolds us. – Max Frisch

59328. There is no art without Eros. – Max Frisch

59329. There are all sorts of ways of murdering a person or at least his soul, and that’s something no police in the world can spot. – Max Frisch

59330. The difference between an author and a horse is that the horse doesn’t understand the horse dealer’s language. – Max Frisch

59331. Technology… the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it. – Max Frisch

59332. Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it. – Max Frisch

59333. A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth. – Max Frisch

59334. Nothing is harder than to accept oneself. – Max Frisch

59335. It’s precisely the disappointing stories, which have no proper ending and therefore no proper meaning, that sound true to life. – Max Frisch

59336. It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence which allows us to realize for moments that we are living. – Max Frisch

59337. If anyone has a conscience it’s generally a guilty one. – Max Frisch

59338. I live, like every real man, in my work. – Max Frisch

59339. I have no words for my reality. – Max Frisch

59340. I don’t believe in providence and fate, as a technologist I am used to reckoning with the formulae of probability. – Max Frisch

59341. Either marriage is a destiny, I believe, or there is no sense in it at all, it’s a piece of humbug. – Max Frisch

59342. Dignity: the doomed man’s final refuge. – Max Frisch

59343. My greatest fear: repetition. – Max Frisch

59344. I spend a lot of time copying saxophone players and trumpet players. Not to say that it is not important to listen to guitar players, but there’s so much music out there and so many possibilities. I like anyone who plays any instrument. – Bill Frisell

59345. In so many ways, it feels the same now when I play as the very first time I picked up the instrument. There’s always this sound out there that’s just a little bit beyond my reach and I’m trying to get there and that just sort of keeps me going. – Bill Frisell

59346. The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world. – Bill Frist

59347. Personal savings accounts to me are one of the most powerful things, not necessarily in saving, solvency, or bankruptcy of the program, but in guaranteeing, the words I used a few minutes ago, a safe and secure retirement for our seniors. – Bill Frist

59348. The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect. – Bill Frist

59349. When we talk about safety and security of the American people, politics falls aside pretty quickly. – Bill Frist

59350. The enemies of freedom will not prevail. – Bill Frist

59351. The American people expect and deserve a government that works and leaders who work together. – Bill Frist

59352. The African-American experience is one of the most important threads in the American tapestry. – Bill Frist

59353. Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can’t help but reach for the stars. It’s our nature. It’s our destiny. – Bill Frist

59354. Sound science must be a basis to governing our trade relations around the globe. – Bill Frist

59355. Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear. – Bill Frist

59356. September 11 impressed upon us that life is a precious gift. Every life has a purpose. And I think we all have a duty to devote at least a small portion of our daily lives to ensuring that neither America nor the world ever forgets September 11. – Bill Frist

59357. Voluntary personal savings accounts would enable future retirees to harness the power of the marketplace when saving for their retirements. – Bill Frist

59358. America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in the world. There is absolutely no reason we should not have in this country the best health care in the world. – Bill Frist

59359. Our top focus – protecting our Nation – must go beyond homeland preparedness; America will only be secure if we deal with threats before they happen, not just after they happen. – Bill Frist

59360. America enjoys the best health care in the world, but the best is no good if folks can’t afford it, access it and doctor’s can’t provide it. – Bill Frist

59361. America is moving forward and gaining strength. We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough, resilient and resourceful nation. – Bill Frist

59362. Congress should be forward thinking in the policies we set, instead of waiting until catastrophe looms. – Bill Frist

59363. Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration. – Bill Frist

59364. Education is the cornerstone of our communities and our country. – Bill Frist

59365. Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they’ve shown in making these elections so successful. – Bill Frist

59366. From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character. – Bill Frist

59367. From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed. – Bill Frist

59368. I very much feel that marriage is a sacrament and that sacrament should extend… to that legal entity of a union between what traditionally in our Western values has been defined as between a man and a woman. – Bill Frist

59369. It is our duty and our privilege to keep America moving forward. – Bill Frist

59370. Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education. – Bill Frist

59371. This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation. – Bill Frist

59372. One of the things I particularly enjoyed doing was taking raw sound from locations during the film, like the candy machine, and writing pieces of music to go with them, which is totally unnecessary within the context of the film, because they have their own logic. – Fred Frith

59373. Some things don’t wind up sounding like you’d expect, which is just as well. – Fred Frith

59374. The totality of a record is usually beyond ones ability to imagine when you start working on it, but the component parts are, usually, fairly clear one way or another. – Fred Frith

59375. There are always things to examine. What’s great is not feeling that I have to refuse any of them. Maybe no good from a PR perspective, but from the point of view of everyday life, it keeps things interesting. – Fred Frith

59376. There’s an awful lot of resources that can be drawn upon in an improvised music concert. – Fred Frith

59377. We play melodic music, we play songs, we play all kinds of things and when you improvise you don’t just shut out different languages, you use all the languages that you have. – Fred Frith

59378. We went through this business of me writing out all the parts for these old songs from Gravity and Speechless and we’d been performing that, but we don’t do that any more. – Fred Frith

59379. You could say that everything the musicians have learned and known over the years, all of their technical resources, are in a dialogue with the things they are discovering every time, as if it was the first time. – Fred Frith

59380. Not necessarily in one concert, but they’re all there to be used if you want to use them. – Fred Frith

59381. Well, I think music for kids is never anything but experimental is it? – Fred Frith

59382. We played some gigs in Switzerland a couple of weeks ago and it was the first time I really felt the group was really a band in the sense of something I could write for. – Fred Frith

59383. I don’t know if I’m striving for anything that I can put into words. – Fred Frith

59384. And so many of the kinds of labels you get stuck with don’t really tell the story; Progressive, Art Rock, Noise Music, Downtown – it ends up being a struggle to stay out of debates that other people are having around you. – Fred Frith

59385. It’s like learning a language; you can’t speak a language fluently until you find out who you are in that language, and that has as much to do with your body as it does with vocabulary and grammar. – Fred Frith

59386. Chris Cutler was kind enough to offer his company as an umbrella, so now I can have all my back catalogue under one roof as it were, and it has the same feeling as with Daniel; this is a matter between friends rather than businessmen. – Fred Frith

59387. I remember playing football dressed in peculiar costumes with some friends in France and laughing so hard we couldn’t even stand up, let alone kick the ball. – Fred Frith

59388. I think that one of the things that influences me most as a composer is to what extent I can deconstruct and reconstruct the material that I’m working with. – Fred Frith

59389. I think things changed as a result of a certain perception of our politics. When we went through our zealous, self-righteous period it didn’t exactly win us any friends. – Fred Frith

59390. I write with a mouse, because it has no psychological associations or memories or habits associated with it. – Fred Frith

59391. If you write songs you have an idea how they’re going to sound. – Fred Frith

59392. Improvised music involves a lot of intuition and I like developing intuition. – Fred Frith

59393. As an improviser I’m now pretty comfortable with trios, so I’m thinking of working up to quartets. – Fred Frith

59394. At first, I am giving energy to the creation, but later the creation seems to be giving energy to me. – Robert Fritz

59395. If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise. – Robert Fritz

59396. Reality is an acquired taste. – Robert Fritz

59397. The way to activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. When you make a choice, you activate vast human energies and resources, which otherwise go untapped. – Robert Fritz

59398. Dieting is murder on the road. Show me a man who travels and I’ll show you one who eats. – Bruce Froemming

59399. This little ship you sent is more wonderful than the big one that takes me away from you. – Charles Frohman

59400. When you consider all the stars I have managed, mere submarines make me smile. – Charles Frohman

59401. Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life. – Charles Frohman

59402. Again I entered my smithy to work and forge something from the noble material of time past. – Jean Froissart

59403. This means that they are bound by law and custom to plough the fields of their masters, harvest the corn, gather it into barns, and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay, cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind. – Jean Froissart

59404. A Democrat has to show the toughness to govern. People don’t doubt that Republicans will be tough. – Al From

59405. The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science. – Erich Fromm

59406. The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity. – Erich Fromm

59407. The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal. – Erich Fromm

59408. The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers. – Erich Fromm

59409. The psychic task which a person can and must set for himself is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity. – Erich Fromm

59410. The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind – not the fiend or the sadist. – Erich Fromm

59411. The only truly affluent are those who do not want more than they have. – Erich Fromm

59412. The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man. – Erich Fromm

59413. The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots. – Erich Fromm

59414. Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either. – Erich Fromm

59415. There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail. – Erich Fromm

59416. The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent. – Erich Fromm

59417. There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love. – Erich Fromm

59418. There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers. – Erich Fromm

59419. There is only one meaning of life: the act of living itself. – Erich Fromm

59420. There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as moral indignation, which permits envy or to be acted out under the guise of virtue. – Erich Fromm

59421. To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable. – Erich Fromm

59422. To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime. – Erich Fromm

59423. We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake. – Erich Fromm

59424. We live in a world of things, and our only connection with them is that we know how to manipulate or to consume them. – Erich Fromm

59425. What most people in our culture mean by being lovable is essentially a mixture between being popular and having sex appeal. – Erich Fromm

59426. Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? – Erich Fromm

59427. Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market. – Erich Fromm

59428. Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. – Erich Fromm

59429. In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead. – Erich Fromm

59430. Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought. – Erich Fromm

59431. Authority is not a quality one person “has,” in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him. – Erich Fromm

59432. Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world. – Erich Fromm

59433. Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. – Erich Fromm

59434. Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction. – Erich Fromm

59435. If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism. – Erich Fromm

59436. If I am what I have and if I lose what I have who then am I? – Erich Fromm

59437. In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two. – Erich Fromm

59438. Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted. – Erich Fromm

59439. Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality. – Erich Fromm

59440. Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one’s own self. – Erich Fromm

59441. Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. – Erich Fromm

59442. Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others. – Erich Fromm

59443. Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’ – Erich Fromm

59444. Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much. – Erich Fromm

59445. Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. – Erich Fromm

59446. Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies. – Erich Fromm

59447. Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality. – Erich Fromm

59448. Man’s biological weakness is the condition of human culture. – Erich Fromm

59449. Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve. – Erich Fromm

59450. Man always dies before he is fully born. – Erich Fromm

59451. As we ascend the social ladder, viciousness wears a thicker mask. – Erich Fromm

59452. One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often. – Erich Fromm

59453. Most minds think from A to B to G to O, or hold goals and ambitions to keep them going. – Lynette Fromme

59454. How much will you give for the lives of your childrens children, which is yourself? How much are people willing to give up for air, earth, water, animals, and the coming generations? I think the answer to that is pretty clear. – Lynette Fromme

59455. When the circumstances are right, everything becomes a dance. – Lynette Fromme

59456. We all came from houses with doors, doors that were supposed to be closed when there were things going on that we weren’t supposed to see, and when our pants were down. – Lynette Fromme

59457. There were many women around. We all had a relationship with each other that was very strong. And all of our minds kind of hooked up. We rejected the society. We rejected marriage because we didn’t like what our parents had. – Lynette Fromme

59458. SO when I got word from three different sets of people who all said Manson had cancer, I knew I couldn’t get straight info from his staff and had no choice but to go over the fence for it. – Lynette Fromme

59459. Now you watch the parades and processions of hopeful and despairing people walking outside your tomb. They are all looking for the answer to the problem you know so well. – Lynette Fromme

59460. My father had kicked me out of his house at the height of an argument over an opinion difference. He had become so enraged. He told me never to come back, and that was all the severance it took. – Lynette Fromme

59461. Many musicians will say they don’t care about the money yet they must commit themselves to appear at given times and places, and to produce what sells, whether they believe in it or not. It depends on contracts. – Lynette Fromme

59462. Keep talking about moving toxic wastes, but never let it cross your mind to quit producing them. Keep Judging yourselves in Manson. Don’t look in the mirror. You will serve the Earth as much as she serves you or you will commit suicide. – Lynette Fromme

59463. I went to the Capitol and came to court specifically to draw attention to the problems of the world that directly affect my state of mind and my physical body and to offer a way to clean up the world. This is my intent. – Lynette Fromme

59464. Anybody can kill anybody. – Lynette Fromme

59465. I am co-counsel and as co-counsel I have the right to represent myself, speak for myself and conduct myself and my trial by myself in my best interests in order of due process. – Lynette Fromme

59466. Most individuals have always thought themselves not big enough or significant enough to have an effect on the whole planet, a notion which conversely made them think they could afford big arrogance and big greed over its resources. – Lynette Fromme

59467. I do not have the answers and as a woman I do not intend to play my own thoughts over the truth. I can clearly state the problems and tell you that I suffer from them. – Lynette Fromme

59468. Having one child makes you a parent; having two you are a referee. – David Frost

59469. Vote Labor and you build castles in the air. Vote Conservative and you can live in them. – David Frost

59470. Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your home. – David Frost

59471. Television enables you to be entertained in your home by people you wouldn’t have in your home. – David Frost

59472. Love is staying up all night with a sick child – or a healthy adult. – David Frost

59473. Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. – David Frost

59474. Diplomacy, n. is the art of letting somebody else have your way. – David Frost

59475. Love is when each person is more concerned for the other than for one’s self. – David Frost

59476. I may be known as the girl who was sunbathing topless with a Prince but Jordan is known as that thick girl who always falls out of clubs drunk. I know which one I prefer. – Jenny Frost

59477. When it comes to girl bands, we’re all rivals. – Jenny Frost

59478. I’ve always believed in challenging Republicans where they think they are strongest. – Martin Frost

59479. The level of discourse in this country is falling to a depth that cannot be sustained. – Martin Frost

59480. Tom DeLay fears independent thinkers and fighters. I am both. – Martin Frost

59481. Every day I turn on my television set and I see Newt Gingrich on television, I rejoice. – Martin Frost

59482. All of the candidates agree that the Democratic Party needs to undergo fundamental reforms. – Martin Frost

59483. Today, it is clear that Internet organizing is vital to our future success. – Martin Frost

59484. Pressed into service means pressed out of shape. – Robert Frost

59485. The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom… in a clarification of life – not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion. – Robert Frost

59486. The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother’s always a Democrat. – Robert Frost

59487. The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader. – Robert Frost

59488. The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. – Robert Frost

59489. The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office. – Robert Frost

59490. The best way out is always through. – Robert Frost

59491. The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I’m against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise. – Robert Frost

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59492. The artist in me cries out for design. – Robert Frost

59493. Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second. – Robert Frost

59494. Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on. – Robert Frost

59495. Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward. – Robert Frost

59496. Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. – Robert Frost

59497. The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive. – Robert Frost

59498. Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things. – Robert Frost

59499. Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. – Robert Frost

59500. Poetry is what gets lost in translation. – Robert Frost

59501. Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. – Robert Frost

59502. Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat. – Robert Frost

59503. One aged man – one man – can’t fill a house. – Robert Frost

59504. Nothing can make injustice just but mercy. – Robert Frost

59505. Nobody was ever meant, To remember or invent, What he did with every cent. – Robert Frost

59506. No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader. – Robert Frost

59507. No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard. – Robert Frost

59508. Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space. – Robert Frost

59509. To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. – Robert Frost

59510. My sorrow, when she’s here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane. – Robert Frost

59511. You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness. – Robert Frost

59512. You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. – Robert Frost

59513. You can’t get too much winter in the winter. – Robert Frost

59514. You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider. – Robert Frost

59515. You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of the country. – Robert Frost

59516. Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down. – Robert Frost

59517. What we live by we die by. – Robert Frost

59518. We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows. – Robert Frost

59519. Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swept away, from one another once you are agreed, that life is only life forevermore, together wing to wing and oar to oar. – Robert Frost

59520. The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn’t intended. – Robert Frost

59521. To be social is to be forgiving. – Robert Frost

59522. The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. – Robert Frost

59523. Thinking isn’t agreeing or disagreeing. That’s voting. – Robert Frost

59524. They would not find me changed from him they knew – only more sure of all I thought was true. – Robert Frost

59525. There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate. – Robert Frost

59526. There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can’t move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies. – Robert Frost

59527. The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism. – Robert Frost

59528. The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. – Robert Frost

59529. The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. – Robert Frost

59530. The only way round is through. – Robert Frost

59531. The only certain freedom’s in departure. – Robert Frost

59532. The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination. – Robert Frost

59533. Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. – Robert Frost

59534. A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair. – Robert Frost

59535. Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I’ll forgive Thy great big joke on me. – Robert Frost

59536. Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense. – Robert Frost

59537. Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. – Robert Frost

59538. Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on. – Robert Frost

59539. A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. – Robert Frost

59540. Education doesn’t change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard. – Robert Frost

59541. Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. – Robert Frost

59542. College is a refuge from hasty judgment. – Robert Frost

59543. By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. – Robert Frost

59544. Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so. – Robert Frost

59545. Freedom lies in being bold. – Robert Frost

59546. A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman. – Robert Frost

59547. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep. – Robert Frost

59548. A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. – Robert Frost

59549. A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. – Robert Frost

59550. A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body – the wishbone. – Robert Frost

59551. A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes. – Robert Frost

59552. A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel. – Robert Frost

59553. A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. – Robert Frost

59554. A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age. – Robert Frost

59555. A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity. – Robert Frost

59556. The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. – Robert Frost

59557. Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor. – Robert Frost

59558. Always fall in with what you’re asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever’s going. Not against: with. – Robert Frost

59559. I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. – Robert Frost

59560. And were an epitaph to be my story I’d have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover’s quarrel with the world. – Robert Frost

59561. Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it. – Robert Frost

59562. It’s a funny thing that when a man hasn’t anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married. – Robert Frost

59563. In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

59564. If you don’t know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia. – Robert Frost

59565. If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom. – Robert Frost

59566. If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn’t take us long To get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving. – Robert Frost

59567. I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed. – Robert Frost

59568. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover’s quarrel with the world. – Robert Frost

59569. Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can lay his hands on. – Robert Frost

59570. I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old. – Robert Frost

59571. I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way. – Robert Frost

59572. I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. – Robert Frost

59573. Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. – Robert Frost

59574. Hell is a half-filled auditorium. – Robert Frost

59575. I’d just as soon play tennis with the net down. – Robert Frost

59576. Humor is the most engaging cowardice. – Robert Frost

59577. Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. – Robert Frost

59578. I always entertain great hopes. – Robert Frost

59579. I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. – Robert Frost

59580. Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market. – Robert Frost

59581. I go to school the youth to learn the future. – Robert Frost

59582. I had a lovers quarrel with the world. – Robert Frost

59583. I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering. – Robert Frost

59584. Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in. – Robert Frost

59585. I’m the kind of person who’ll have a few drinks and fall asleep at 11. – Sadie Frost

59586. When I had my first boy it all started and that male energy seemed to keep me awake but since my daughter, who’s incredibly serene, I can’t seem to stop sleeping because she’s asleep all the time. It’s a pattern. – Sadie Frost

59587. When you love someone so much that you are in pain when you are apart it ends up being destructive. I never want to be in that place again. – Sadie Frost

59588. There are people out there who want me to fail, who want Jude to fail, who want our relationship to fail. – Sadie Frost

59589. My parents are from Manchester but I was brought up in London, Camden Town. – Sadie Frost

59590. Just to be remembered is good enough for me. Lots of people are forgotten. – Sadie Frost

59591. It is so important that you don’t stay with someone just for the children and for the wrong reasons. – Sadie Frost

59592. I’ve concentrated for a long time on English films because I’ve got two kids but my oldest son is 11 and I think I’m going to be away for about four months of year now. – Sadie Frost

59593. I’m always the girl at the party who, within five minutes, has taken my heels off, hitched up my dress in my knickers, and probably spilt drink down my cleavage. – Sadie Frost

59594. I really fought to make my character not a stereotype. I play a soap star with dyed blonde hair. – Sadie Frost

59595. I never thought I’d spend all my life with Gary. I suppose I was quite cynical about marriage. But with Jude, I knew right from the beginning: there was an electricity I’d never felt before. It was so easy, we talked for hours. It was a relief, really. – Sadie Frost

59596. I haven’t done an international film for a long time. – Sadie Frost

59597. I find a lot of young filmmakers make too much of an effort to be trendy and they can be pretentious. – Sadie Frost

59598. At home it’s all Batman and Star Wars and they do gang up on me. Sometimes I don’t want to dress up as Darth Vader or play train sets, so I’ll go out for a drink with the girls. – Sadie Frost

59599. I’m playing a very strong character, it’s the story of the woman Polish Jews out of the Warsaw ghetto. I’ve just begun my weapons training and the SAS type training that’s getting me fit. – Sadie Frost

59600. I always wear flat shoes, because I can’t walk in anything else. – Sadie Frost

59601. Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself. – James Anthony Froude

59602. The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue. – James Anthony Froude

59603. The endurance of the inequalities of life by the poor is the marvel of human society. – James Anthony Froude

59604. The essence of greatness is neglect of the self. – James Anthony Froude

59605. The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies. – James Anthony Froude

59606. The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness. – James Anthony Froude

59607. You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. – James Anthony Froude

59608. The secret of a person’s nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it. – James Anthony Froude

59609. Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side. – James Anthony Froude

59610. To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible. – James Anthony Froude

59611. Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve. – James Anthony Froude

59612. No person is ever good for much, that hasn’t been swept off their feet by enthusiasm between ages twenty and thirty. – James Anthony Froude

59613. Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all. – James Anthony Froude

59614. In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty. – James Anthony Froude

59615. Human improvement is from within outward. – James Anthony Froude

59616. Fear is the parent of cruelty. – James Anthony Froude

59617. Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes. – James Anthony Froude

59618. As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities. – James Anthony Froude

59619. Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children. – James Anthony Froude

59620. A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with. – James Anthony Froude

59621. Science rests on reason and experiment, and can meet an opponent with calmness; but a belief is always sensitive. – James Anthony Froude

59622. We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone. – James Anthony Froude

59623. The great power the president has is that he is the most prominent person in the biggest media event on the planet. He has the attention of the nation and the world. When he speaks, everybody listens. – David Frum

59624. There are a lot of wonderful people in America who shouldn’t be on the Supreme Court – and a lot who should be on the court who aren’t such wonderful people. – David Frum

59625. To balance China, the democracies will need new friends – and India with its fast-growing economy, youthful population, and democratic politics seems the obvious candidate. – David Frum

59626. I try to put the same spirit into that that I put into any other music endeavor I’m involved in. – John Frusciante

59627. For me it’s important to be in balance. To not let fear get in the way of things, to not worry so much about protecting yourself all the time. – John Frusciante

59628. You just never know when somebody’s gonna die. It could happen at any moment so you’ve got to really treat everybody that way. Just really let everybody know how you feel about them. – John Frusciante

59629. Yeah, I really like being alive. But I definitely don’t have any intentions as an artist. – John Frusciante

59630. The main thing experience has taught me is that one has to sort of hone their relationship to time, you know. – John Frusciante

59631. Something like trying to protect yourself all the time, things like trying to outwit fate. Those things can be the worst thing you can do for yourself. – John Frusciante

59632. My music, my whole approach to the synthesizer has completely changed now. – John Frusciante

59633. In the Chili Peppers I’m a part of that world in a pretty big world and that’s just the way it is. – John Frusciante

59634. In music you have people exposing this very vulnerable part of themselves, and you also have the lifestyle is so fast that oftentimes people search for whatever the easiest way to feel relaxed in the midst of all of it, or the easiest way to have energy. – John Frusciante

59635. I’m not interested in forcing my music on people, and that’s what the whole music industry nowadays is based on is forcing stations to play it, forcing people to listen to it. – John Frusciante

59636. I would say a lot of the emotion in what I do is a sort of a thankfulness for those energies being around, because there’s been points in my life when they weren’t around, and it’s a real sort of miserable existence. – John Frusciante

59637. Everything’s very perfectly balanced; for all the horrible things in the world there’s lots of good things. – John Frusciante

59638. And for me the only way to live life is to grab the bull by the horns and call up recording studios and set dates to go in recording studios. To try and accomplish something. – John Frusciante

59639. And this whole period of time of gradually working at being a better guitar player and songwriter have gradually led me to the point where I feel I’m doing a clearer representation of the thing that I’ve been feeling inside me since I was four years old. – John Frusciante

59640. I don’t want to be on the radio. I don’t want to be on Mtv. – John Frusciante

59641. But I have been avoiding talking about what I’m doing now because it’s frustrating for people to hear about things that aren’t available yet. – John Frusciante

59642. I think the feelings in my music were suggested to me before I even had the ability to play music. – John Frusciante

59643. For me my friendship with Omar Rodriguez from Mars Volta that friendship really means a lot to me because he’s another creative person who works as hard as I do. – John Frusciante

59644. I feel like I’d like to continue putting out records and start putting them out more rapidly than I have until now and for me if I can keep selling the records to the fans that already like me that’s fine. – John Frusciante

59645. I find that the best way to do things is to constantly move forward and to never doubt anything and keep moving forward, if you make a mistake say you made a mistake. – John Frusciante

59646. I just feel like the songs that come out are the songs that come. – John Frusciante

59647. As far as my solo record, I don’t want a gold record or anything, I’m happy to be small and to have the people appreciate the music who really like me for being me. – John Frusciante

59648. Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time, and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention, of seeming to say half as much in twice the time. – Christopher Fry

59649. In my plays I want to look at life – at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time. – Christopher Fry

59650. The lines marking a penalty area are a disgrace to the playing fields of a public school. – Christopher Fry

59651. The best thing we can do is to make wherever we’re lost in look as much like home as we can. – Christopher Fry

59652. What after all, is a halo? It’s only one more thing to keep clean. – Christopher Fry

59653. In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment. – Christopher Fry

59654. I want to look at life – at the commonplaces of existence – as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time. – Christopher Fry

59655. Has made an honest woman of the supernatural. – Christopher Fry

59656. Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith. – Christopher Fry

59657. Coffee in England is just toasted milk. – Christopher Fry

59658. Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing. – Christopher Fry

59659. The dark is light enough. – Christopher Fry

59660. Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly. – Christopher Fry

59661. Oh Lord, may I be directed what to do and what to leave undone. – Elizabeth Fry

59662. Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal. – Elizabeth Fry

59663. We have to be realistic. If we don’t win, life will continue. – Hayden Fry

59664. You can’t control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they’re coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they’re against. – Hayden Fry

59665. When it’s football season, I’m all football. – Hayden Fry

59666. Welcome to the Salvation Army. I’ve never been associated with an offense so nice about giving the ball away. – Hayden Fry

59667. We’re the only dance in town. We don’t compete with any professional teams for the entertainment dollar. – Hayden Fry

59668. We’ll take what the other team gives us. We’ll scratch where it itches. – Hayden Fry

59669. We probably spend more time talking about individual players in our coaching sessions than anything else. – Hayden Fry

59670. You just witnessed an old-fashioned rump kicking. – Hayden Fry

59671. The preparation I had in college was the most valuable. – Hayden Fry

59672. The people who run a university are far more qualified and intelligent in handling people than someone who inherited his money and used it to buy a pro team. – Hayden Fry

59673. In football, like in life, you must learn to play within the rules of the game. – Hayden Fry

59674. If you stay with this game long enough, the worm is bound to turn. – Hayden Fry

59675. I’ll be here in my home with three big screens. I’ll be watching three games at a time, and when they’re over, I’ll look at three more. – Hayden Fry

59676. I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They’d never seen anything like it. – Hayden Fry

59677. I learned a great many things in the Marines that helped me as a football coach. The Marines train men hard and to do things the right way, just as a football team must train. – Hayden Fry

59678. How can a coach have any influence over a player that’s making over five times more than he is? – Hayden Fry

59679. We changed our image. At least when we ran out on the field or broke the huddle, we would look like winners. – Hayden Fry

59680. I wanted a name that would put us first in the phone directory, or second if you count ABBA. – Martin Fry

59681. I don’t really like groups that make the same statement over and over again. It’s good, but kind of predictable. – Martin Fry

59682. Sinatra was pretty astute – he used the best songwriters around, he used all the resources, he covered every song from the era basically. – Martin Fry

59683. Bach almost persuades me to be a Christian. – Roger Fry

59684. Art is significant deformity. – Roger Fry

59685. Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties. – Stephen Fry

59686. It’s rather splendid to think of all those great men and women who appear to have presented symptoms that allow us to describe them as bipolar. Whether it’s Hemingway, Van Gogh… Robert Schumann has been mentioned… Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath… some of them with rather grim ends. – Stephen Fry

59687. You can’t reason yourself back into cheerfulness any more than you can reason yourself into an extra six inches in height. – Stephen Fry

59688. Love in all eight tones and all five semitones of the word’s full octave. – Stephen Fry

59689. It was extremely important to show that Wilde’s sexuality was not just some intellectual idea. It was real, and it was about the human body. To just have mentioned it and not shown it would have been, I think, peculiar and wrong. – Stephen Fry

59690. Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business – which at least does us all some good. – Stephen Fry

59691. Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them. – Stephen Fry

59692. No, I love the idea that someone changes. As an actor it’s always the thing that you look for. He is someone who starts off bright, cheerful and confident and then has everything taken away from him. It’s a wonderful journey to take. – Stephen Fry

59693. Oh, it takes a lot for me to walk out of a film. – Stephen Fry

59694. Personally, I’d never seen a graphic novel. I knew they existed because friends of mine like Jonathan Ross collect them and some very literate and intelligent people really rate the graphic novel as a form. – Stephen Fry

59695. Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness. – Stephen Fry

59696. That one can love another of the same gender, that is what the homophobe really cannot stand. – Stephen Fry

59697. There is so much we can learn from TV. It’s a window on the world. – Stephen Fry

59698. They are just 100 per cent bear, whereas human beings feel we’re not 100 per cent human, that we’re always letting ourselves down. We’re constantly striving towards something, to some fulfilment. – Stephen Fry

59699. When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you, that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be, and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose, there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel. – Stephen Fry

59700. You don’t sit down and write a wish list about the person you are going to fall violently in love with. It just doesn’t work like that. – Stephen Fry

59701. An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them. – Stephen Fry

59702. It only takes a room of Americans for the English and Australians to realise how much we have in common. – Stephen Fry

59703. When you’ve seen a nude infant doing a backward somersault you know why clothing exists. – Stephen Fry

59704. Having a great intellect is no path to being happy. – Stephen Fry

59705. It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue. – Stephen Fry

59706. But happiness is no respecter of persons. – Stephen Fry

59707. As someone who worked hard for a Labour victory in the 90s, do I regret it? Not really. It was bound to happen. And it’ll happen with the next government, and the one after it. Because all governments serve us. They serve the filth. – Stephen Fry

59708. Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive. – Stephen Fry

59709. Having been an actor and a writer for so long – 20 years or so – I felt that it would be daft to go to one’s grave without having directed. It’s a natural extension of writing and acting, and so I knew it would happen one day. – Stephen Fry

59710. I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance. – Stephen Fry

59711. I don’t need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me. – Stephen Fry

59712. I don’t watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself. – Stephen Fry

59713. I have pushed the boat out as far as I should in terms of taking on too many things. I’m getting older and I just could not take it any more. I am now monitoring myself very closely and I’m just trying not to get into that sort of state again. – Stephen Fry

59714. I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop. – Stephen Fry

59715. I shouldn’t be saying this – high treason, really – but I sometimes wonder if Americans aren’t fooled by our accent into detecting brilliance that may not really be there. – Stephen Fry

59716. I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you’re never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style. – Stephen Fry

59717. I’ve always had great respect for Paddington because he is amusingly English and eccentric. He is a great British institution and my generation grew up with the books and then Michael Horden’s animations. – Stephen Fry

59718. I think the fact that I’m so well known to be gay makes it very difficult to have a convincing relationship with a woman on screen. It wouldn’t be at all difficult for me to kiss a woman – I’ll kiss a frog if you like. – Stephen Fry

59719. I think we have all experienced passion that is not in any sense reasonable. – Stephen Fry

59720. I’d probably want to teach at university, because children would drive me insane. I suspect it would be English literature, Shakespeare and so forth. I’ve always been deeply, deeply in love with that kind of thing. – Stephen Fry

59721. I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book. – Stephen Fry

59722. But if one could go back in time, I’d love to have been directed by Howard Hawks, who’s one of my great heroes. One of the greatest directors there ever was. He directed probably one of the greatest westerns of all time in Rio Bravo. – Stephen Fry

59723. Advertising – a judicious mixture of flattery and threats. – Northrop Frye

59724. The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego. – Northrop Frye

59725. The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. – Northrop Frye

59726. The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones. – Northrop Frye

59727. Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words. – Northrop Frye

59728. It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable. – Northrop Frye

59729. In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention distinctive enough to be patented. – Northrop Frye

59730. Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it. I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status. – Northrop Frye

59731. Culture’s essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object. – Northrop Frye

59732. I think that’s one of the most important gifts we have in television – the ability to heal through laughter. – Soleil Moon Frye

59733. This cream will help one’s nature strengthen and grow, The diet gives support in my decline. – Du Fu

59734. This morning’s scene is good and fine, Long rain has not harmed the land. – Du Fu

59735. My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains. – Du Fu

59736. The weeping voices rise straight up and strike the clouds. A passer-by at the roadside asks a conscript why, The conscript answers only that drafting happens often. – Du Fu

59737. I was ready to accept the philosophy that the Party is right and that in the coming struggle you could not permit yourself any doubts after the party had made a decision. – Klaus Fuchs

59738. There is nobody I know by name who is concerned with collecting information for the Russian authorities. There are people whom I know by sight whom I trusted with my life. – Klaus Fuchs

59739. The last time when I handed over information was in February or March 1949. – Klaus Fuchs

59740. The Communist Party said that I must finish my studies because after the revolution in Germany people would be required with technical knowledge to take part in the building of the Communist Germany. – Klaus Fuchs

59741. Since that time I have had continuous contact with the persons who were completely unknown to me, except that I knew they would hand whatever information I gave them to the Russian authorities. – Klaus Fuchs

59742. Since coming to Harwell I have met English people of all kinds, and I have come to see in many of them a deep rooted firmness which enables them to lead a decent way of life. – Klaus Fuchs

59743. In the post war period I began again to have my doubts about Russian policy. – Klaus Fuchs

59744. I was lucky because on the morning after the burning of the Reichstag I left my home very early to catch a train to Berlin for the conference of our student organization and that is the only reason why I escaped arrest. – Klaus Fuchs

59745. Before I joined the project most of the English people with whom I had made personal contacts were left wing and affected to some degree or other by the same kind of philosophy. – Klaus Fuchs

59746. Shortly afterwards my father told me that he might be going into the Eastern Zone of Germany. At that time my own mind was closer to his than it had ever been before, because he also believed that they are at least trying to build a new world. – Klaus Fuchs

59747. At this time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Germany and Russia to fight each other to death. – Klaus Fuchs

59748. I was in the underground until I left Germany. – Klaus Fuchs

59749. Finally Germany’s attack on Russia seemed to confirm that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany. – Klaus Fuchs

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59750. I had therefore, no hesitation in giving all the information I had, even though occasionally I tried to concentrate mainly on giving information about the results of my own work. – Klaus Fuchs

59751. I joined the Communist Party because I felt I had to be in some organization. – Klaus Fuchs

59752. I think the one thing that most stands out is that my father always did what he believed to be the right thing to do and he always told us that we had to go our own way even if he disagreed. – Klaus Fuchs

59753. I was a student in Germany when Hitler came to power. – Klaus Fuchs

59754. At that time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and I believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Russia and Germany to fight each other to the death. – Klaus Fuchs

59755. I don’t think any good book is based on factual experience. Bad books are about things the writer already knew before he wrote them. – Carlos Fuentes

59756. Perfect order is the forerunner of perfect horror. – Carlos Fuentes

59757. What the United States does best is to understand itself. What it does worst is understand others. – Carlos Fuentes

59758. To do a really good interview, you have to be truly interested in the person. – Daisy Fuentes

59759. You have got to pay attention, you have got to study and you have to do your homework. You have to score higher than everybody else. Otherwise, there is always somebody there waiting to take your place. – Daisy Fuentes

59760. You are not alone with a guy until you are a proper age. You don’t go to certain levels with men until you are married or you have a certain relationship. – Daisy Fuentes

59761. It is nasty. You can think that you know someone in this business and you really don’t. You can be stabbed in the back very easily. You can be praised very easily. It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do. – Daisy Fuentes

59762. When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house. We could sit on the porch until about 8 o’clock at night; that’s when it started getting dark. That was it. – Daisy Fuentes

59763. I think I would have been so much in awe of the movie set, the people and what everybody’s job was, that I don’t know if I would be able to concentrate on the character. – Daisy Fuentes

59764. I love sitting down and talking to people. CNBC gave me a chance to do it in a way that I liked. They gave me a chance to also develop the skills to learn from my mistakes. – Daisy Fuentes

59765. I just smoked a Cohiba the other day. It was great. You have to appreciate everything that cigar is. – Daisy Fuentes

59766. Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn’t curse and I still don’t curse in front of my parents. – Daisy Fuentes

59767. I thought that I was going to have to pay them to do what I wanted to do, that was how much fun I was having. You’re 20 years old and you’re hanging out with rock stars and going to fabulous parties, and then you talk about it! – Daisy Fuentes

59768. Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position. – Alberto Fujimori

59769. What we are doing in fact is recovering and progressing and sustaining the recovery of our democracy. – Alberto Fujimori

59770. We expect that in the next years, the economy will improve. And we expect that extreme poverty will drop from 22 percent to 11 percent by the year 2000. – Alberto Fujimori

59771. The liberation of those who commit murder and terrorism is unacceptable. – Alberto Fujimori

59772. The investor knows quite well that we don’t have anymore the widespread terrorism here in Peru. – Alberto Fujimori

59773. Poverty doesn’t imply necessarily violence. – Alberto Fujimori

59774. One of the mistakes I made was placing too much trust in Montesinos. – Alberto Fujimori

59775. In fact, this is a blackmail of the terrorists at the expense of the suffering of the hostages. – Alberto Fujimori

59776. I want to assure your excellency that I am occupying myself permanently and jointly with my team to achieve a solution as soon as possible to this crisis, the principal objective being the safeguarding of the health and life of those who are inside. – Alberto Fujimori

59777. I submit to you, Mr. President of Congress, my formal resignation as president of the republic. – Alberto Fujimori

59778. I have strongly rejected the proposal to pardon and transfer her to the United States. I do not have the legal power to pardon terrorists and even if I did, I would not use it. – Alberto Fujimori

59779. And $18 million in three Japanese banks, completely false. That I have two factories in Panama, also completely false. This is part of the counter campaign of some people. – Alberto Fujimori

59780. I expect that after the election and the results that the international community will understand which was the framework of this process and under which law we have done this process. – Alberto Fujimori

59781. At the beginning, because the lives of the hostages were at stake, then during this silent period we have taken several measures like not accepting the ultimatum of the terrorists threatening to kill our foreign affairs minister. – Alberto Fujimori

59782. We have shown, given these last three years, that we were succeeding in fighting terrorists. While during the first 30 years of the former governments they didn’t. – Alberto Fujimori

59783. Now we are showing to the world that this fighting against two terrorist groups was feasible and now we have an isolated case which doesn’t mean that terrorism is alive, as it was before. – Alberto Fujimori

59784. In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind. – Kenichi Fukui

59785. We pray that every field of science may contribute in bringing happiness – not disaster – to human beings. – Kenichi Fukui

59786. This success led my theoretical group to the chemical reactivity theory, extending more and more widely the range of compound and reactions that were discussed. – Kenichi Fukui

59787. The frontier orbital approach was further developed in various directions by my own group and many other scientists, both theoretical and experimental. – Kenichi Fukui

59788. I was also interested in formulating the path of chemical reactions. – Kenichi Fukui

59789. Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that – given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources and energy might threaten the unity of mankind – chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards securing a true peace on earth. – Kenichi Fukui

59790. But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects. – Kenichi Fukui

59791. We think that it is the best scientists working in the frontier fields of science who are best able to judge what is good and what is bad – if any – in the application of their scientific research. – Kenichi Fukui

59792. This simple idea served to provide information on the geometrical shape of reacting molecules, and I was able to make the role of the frontier orbitals in chemical reactions more distinct through visualization, by drawing their diagrams. – Kenichi Fukui

59793. The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases. Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian countries, both exports and imports are growing substantially. – Toshihiko Fukui

59794. Well-functioning financial systems are important in achieving sustained economic growth. They play a crucial role in channeling household savings into the corporate sector and allocating investment funds among firms. – Toshihiko Fukui

59795. With weak balance sheets, banks tend to continue lending unprofitable businesses and leave them existing. – Toshihiko Fukui

59796. Thus, the questions we should ask here are what makes the current economic upswing different from the past two recoveries, and whether such differences are sufficient for the economy to reach the sustained growth path. – Toshihiko Fukui

59797. They emphasize the viewpoint that the protracted economic stagnation in Japan derives from incomplete economic adjustments to significant changes in relative prices. – Toshihiko Fukui

59798. The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources: capital deepening and total factor productivity growth, or TFP growth. – Toshihiko Fukui

59799. The staff at the Institute will present an analysis on how asset price fluctuations and subsequent structural adjustments influence sustained economic growth, based on Japan’s experience since the second half of the 1980s. – Toshihiko Fukui

59800. The increased global linkages promote economic growth in the world through two key mechanisms: the division of labor and the international spillovers of knowledge. – Toshihiko Fukui

59801. The aging and declining population will have far-reaching impacts. Declining fertility rates will possibly increase immigration. The structure of family and society will inevitably change. – Toshihiko Fukui

59802. Japan’s experience suggests the importance of assessing the sustainability of price stability over a fairly long period, which many central banks have emphasized in recent years. – Toshihiko Fukui

59803. In this context, the current recovery in the Japanese economy is taking place in tandem with the growing interdependence with the rest of the world, particularly with the other East Asian economies. – Toshihiko Fukui

59804. In fact, the recent increase in intra-firm trading enables businesses to shift their activities across borders smoothly, thereby strengthening the response of economic activity to exchange rate movements in the long run. – Toshihiko Fukui

59805. However, in spite of the general perception that monetary policy should be conducted so as to avert deflation, a central bank cannot lower interest rates below the zero lower bound. – Toshihiko Fukui

59806. As the new endogenous growth theory suggests, TFP growth is closely related to accumulation of the intangible capitals, such as human capital and research and development. – Toshihiko Fukui

59807. The aging and decreasing population is a serious problem in many developed countries today. In Japan’s case, these demographic changes are taking place at a more rapid pace than any other country has ever experienced. – Toshihiko Fukui

59808. During the past two decades, inflation has fallen to a low level in major industrial countries. – Toshihiko Fukui

59809. We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts. – J. William Fulbright

59810. The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control. – J. William Fulbright

59811. When we violate the law ourselves, whatever short-term advantage may be gained, we are obviously encouraging others to violate the law; we thus encourage disorder and instability and thereby do incalculable damage to our own long-term interests. – J. William Fulbright

59812. The rapprochement of peoples is only possible when differences of culture and outlook are respected and appreciated rather than feared and condemned, when the common bond of human dignity is recognized as the essential bond for a peaceful world. – J. William Fulbright

59813. The Soviet Union has indeed been our greatest menace, not so much because of what it has done, but because of the excuses it has provided us for our failures. – J. William Fulbright

59814. There are many respects in which America, if it can bring itself to act with the magnanimity and the empathy appropriate to its size and power, can be an intelligent example to the world. – J. William Fulbright

59815. There has been a strong tradition in this country that it is not the function of the military to educate the public on political issues. – J. William Fulbright

59816. There has been a tendency through the years for reason and moderation to prevail as long as things are going tolerably well or as long as our problems seem clear and finite and manageable. – J. William Fulbright

59817. There is an inevitable divergence between the world as it is and the world as men perceive it. – J. William Fulbright

59818. To be a statesman, you must first get elected. – J. William Fulbright

59819. We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every 10 minutes. – J. William Fulbright

59820. What they fear, I think rightly, is that traditional Vietnamese society cannot survive the American economic and cultural impact. – J. William Fulbright

59821. When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled. – J. William Fulbright

59822. The exchange program is the thing that reconciles me to all the difficulties of political life. – J. William Fulbright

59823. We are trying to remake Vietnamese society, a task which certainly cannot be accomplished by force and which probably cannot be accomplished by any means available to outsiders. – J. William Fulbright

59824. In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine. – J. William Fulbright

59825. The price of empire is America’s soul, and that price is too high. – J. William Fulbright

59826. The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute. – J. William Fulbright

59827. As a conservative power, the United States has a vital interest in upholding and expanding the reign of law in international relations. – J. William Fulbright

59828. I do not question the power of our weapons and the efficiency of our logistics; I cannot say these things delight me as the y seem to delight some of our officials, but they are certainly impressive. – J. William Fulbright

59829. I’m sure that President Johnson would never have pursued the war in Vietnam if he’d ever had a Fulbright to Japan, or say Bangkok, or had any feeling for what these people are like and why they acted the way they did. He was completely ignorant. – J. William Fulbright

59830. In our excessive involvement in the affairs of other countries, we are not only living off our assets and denying our own people the proper enjoyment of their resources; we are also denying the world the example of a free society enjoying its freedom to the fullest. – J. William Fulbright

59831. In the name of noble purposes men have committed unspeakable acts of cruelty against one another. – J. William Fulbright

59832. Insofar as international law is observed, it provides us with stability and order and with a means of predicting the behavior of those with whom we have reciprocal legal obligations. – J. William Fulbright

59833. Law is the essential foundation of stability and order both within societies and in international relations. – J. William Fulbright

59834. Once imbued with the idea of a mission, a great nation easily assumes that it has the means as well as the duty to do God’s work. – J. William Fulbright

59835. Power confuses itself with virtue and tends also to take itself for omnipotence. – J. William Fulbright

59836. The biggest lesson I learned from Vietnam is not to trust our own government statements. I had no idea until then that you could not rely on them. – J. William Fulbright

59837. The cause of our difficulties in southeast Asia is not a deficiency of power but an excess of the wrong kind of power which results in a feeling of impotence when it fails to achieve its desired ends. – J. William Fulbright

59838. In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith. – J. William Fulbright

59839. I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men. – James W. Fulbright

59840. To be a statesman, you must first get elected. – James W. Fulbright

59841. We must dare to think ‘unthinkable’ thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. – James W. Fulbright

59842. We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every ten minutes. – James W. Fulbright

59843. There has been a strong tradition in this country that it is not the function of the military to educate the public on political issues. – James W. Fulbright

59844. The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control. – James W. Fulbright

59845. In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects. – James W. Fulbright

59846. The exchange program is the thing that reconciles me to all the difficulties of political life. – James W. Fulbright

59847. It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber. – Robert Fulghum

59848. I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death. – Robert Fulghum

59849. What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul? – Robert Fulghum

59850. To be human is to keep rattling the bars of the cage of existence, hollering, ‘What’s it for?’ – Robert Fulghum

59851. The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues. The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it, with what they have, where they are. – Robert Fulghum

59852. The examined life is no picnic. – Robert Fulghum

59853. Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts. – Robert Fulghum

59854. Share everything. Don’t take things that aren’t yours. Put things back where you found them. – Robert Fulghum

59855. Play fair. Don’t hit people. Say you’re sorry when you hurt somebody. – Robert Fulghum

59856. If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience. – Robert Fulghum

59857. I’ve always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that’s the real test. – Robert Fulghum

59858. All I really need to know… I learned in kindergarten. – Robert Fulghum

59859. Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. – Robert Fulghum

59860. Clean up your own mess. – Robert Fulghum

59861. Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. – Robert Fulghum

59862. And it is still true, no matter how old you are, when you go out into the world it is best to hold hands and stick together. – Robert Fulghum

59863. If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone. – Robert Fulghum

59864. Air warfare is a shot through the brain, not a hacking to pieces of the enemy’s body. – J. F. C. Fuller

59865. National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like, the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king, generally sane. – J. F. C. Fuller

59866. In the World War nothing was more dreadful to witness than a chain of men starting with a battalion commander and ending with an army commander sitting in telephone boxes, improvised or actual, talking, talking, talking, in place of leading, leading, leading. – J. F. C. Fuller

59867. To me our bombing policy appears to be suicidal. Not because it does not do vast damage to our enemy, it does; but because, simultaneously, it does vast damage to our peace aim, unless that aim is mutual economic and social annihilation. – J. F. C. Fuller

59868. It is absolutely true in war, were other things equal, that numbers, whether men, shells, bombs, etc., would be supreme. Yet it is also absolutely true that other things are never equal and can never be equal. – J. F. C. Fuller

59869. The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it. – Margaret Fuller

59870. Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience. – Margaret Fuller

59871. Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical. – Margaret Fuller

59872. Nature provides exceptions to every rule. – Margaret Fuller

59873. Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking. – Margaret Fuller

59874. The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency. – Margaret Fuller

59875. The use of criticism, in periodical writing, is to sift, not to stamp a work. – Margaret Fuller

59876. Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. – Margaret Fuller

59877. Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold. – Margaret Fuller

59878. We need to hear the excuses men make to themselves for their worthlessness. – Margaret Fuller

59879. Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman. – Margaret Fuller

59880. It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women. As men become aware that few have had a fair chance, they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance. – Margaret Fuller

59881. Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow. – Margaret Fuller

59882. Art can only be truly art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life. – Margaret Fuller

59883. It seems that it is madder never to abandon one’s self than often to be infatuated; better to be wounded, a captive and a slave, than always to walk in armor. – Margaret Fuller

59884. Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. – Margaret Fuller

59885. A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body. – Margaret Fuller

59886. Be what you would seem to be – or, if you’d like it put more simply – a house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. – Margaret Fuller

59887. Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved. – Margaret Fuller

59888. Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth. – Margaret Fuller

59889. It is a vulgar error that love, a love, to woman is her whole existence; she is born for Truth and Love in their universal energy. – Margaret Fuller

59890. For precocity some great price is always demanded sooner or later in life. – Margaret Fuller

59891. I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression. – Margaret Fuller

59892. I now know all the people worth knowing in America, and I find no intellect comparable to my own. – Margaret Fuller

59893. If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. – Margaret Fuller

59894. Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions. – Margaret Fuller

59895. It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods. – Margaret Fuller

59896. Sometimes I think we’re alone. Sometimes I think we’re not. In either case, the thought is staggering. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59897. Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59898. Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59899. Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we’ve been ignorant of their value. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59900. People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59901. My ideas have undergone a process of emergence by emergency. When they are needed badly enough, they are accepted. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59902. Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59903. You can never learn less, you can only learn more. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59904. Tension is the great integrity. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59905. Truth is a tendency. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59906. Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59907. The earth is like a spaceship that didn’t come with an operating manual. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59908. The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59909. The most important thing about Spaceship Earth – an instruction book didn’t come with it. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59910. There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59911. Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn’t. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59912. Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59913. I look for what needs to be done. After all, that’s how the universe designs itself. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59914. War is the ultimate tool of politics. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59915. We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59916. We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59917. What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59918. When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59919. Those who play with the devil’s toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59920. Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59921. Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59922. A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59923. A proverb is much matter distilled into few words. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59924. By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59925. Dictators never invent their own opportunities. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59926. Don’t fight forces, use them. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59927. Either war is obsolete, or men are. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59928. Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59929. Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59930. If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59931. God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59932. Man knows so much and does so little. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59933. Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59934. Here is God’s purpose – for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59935. How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59936. Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59937. I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I’ve invented. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59938. I’m not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59939. If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59940. Integrity is the essence of everything successful. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59941. Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59942. Love is metaphysical gravity. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59943. God is a verb, not a noun. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59944. Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment. – R. Buckminster Fuller

59945. When you’re in the battlefield, survival is all there is. Death is the only great emotion. – Samuel Fuller

59946. You know how you smoke out a sniper? You send a guy out in the open, and you see if he gets shot. They thought that one up at West Point. – Samuel Fuller

59947. When you’re at the end of your rope, all you have to do is make one foot move out in front of the other. Just take the next step. That’s all there is to it. – Samuel Fuller

59948. We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use the pistol of common sense. – Samuel Fuller

59949. Surviving is the only glory in war. – Samuel Fuller

59950. Movement should be a counter, whether in action scenes or dialogue or whatever. It counters where your eye is going. This style thing, for me it’s all fitted to the action, to the script, to the characters. – Samuel Fuller

59951. Being a hooker does not mean being evil. The same with a pick-pocket, or even a thief. You do what you do out of necessity. – Samuel Fuller

59952. Cruelty is a tyrant that’s always attended with fear. – Thomas Fuller

59953. Despair gives courage to a coward. – Thomas Fuller

59954. Don’t let your will roar when your power only whispers. – Thomas Fuller

59955. Eaten bread is forgotten. – Thomas Fuller

59956. Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong. – Thomas Fuller

59957. Every horse thinks its own pack heaviest. – Thomas Fuller

59958. First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife. – Thomas Fuller

59959. Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire. – Thomas Fuller

59960. Better a tooth out than always aching. – Thomas Fuller

59961. Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all. – Thomas Fuller

59962. Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them. – Thomas Fuller

59963. Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye. – Thomas Fuller

59964. Charity begins at home, but should not end there. – Thomas Fuller

59965. Change of weather is the discourse of fools. – Thomas Fuller

59966. Care and diligence bring luck. – Thomas Fuller

59967. Better one’s House be too little one day than too big all the Year after. – Thomas Fuller

59968. Better be alone than in bad company. – Thomas Fuller

59969. Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money. – Thomas Fuller

59970. Bad excuses are worse than none. – Thomas Fuller

59971. Great hopes make great men. – Thomas Fuller

59972. Better break your word than do worse in keeping it. – Thomas Fuller

59973. If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter. – Thomas Fuller

59974. He’s my friend that speaks well of me behind my back. – Thomas Fuller

59975. Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched. – Thomas Fuller

59976. Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart. – Thomas Fuller

59977. Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost. – Thomas Fuller

59978. It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame. – Thomas Fuller

59979. It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf. – Thomas Fuller

59980. In fair weather prepare for foul. – Thomas Fuller

59981. If you have one true friend you have more than your share. – Thomas Fuller

59982. If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf. – Thomas Fuller

59983. If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. – Thomas Fuller

59984. If you command wisely, you’ll be obeyed cheerfully. – Thomas Fuller

59985. Health is not valued till sickness comes. – Thomas Fuller

59986. Great is the difference betwixt a man’s being frightened at, and humbled for his sins. – Thomas Fuller

59987. He that travels much knows much. – Thomas Fuller

59988. He that hopes no good fears no ill. – Thomas Fuller

59989. He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none. – Thomas Fuller

59990. He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it. – Thomas Fuller

59991. He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil. – Thomas Fuller

59992. He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven. – Thomas Fuller

59993. He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows. – Thomas Fuller

59994. He is poor indeed that can promise nothing. – Thomas Fuller

59995. He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much. – Thomas Fuller

59996. He does not believe who does not live according to his belief. – Thomas Fuller

59997. If an ass goes travelling he will not come home a horse. – Thomas Fuller

59998. Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night. – Thomas Fuller

59999. The devil lies brooding in the miser’s chest. – Thomas Fuller

60000. There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved. – Thomas Fuller


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