180000 famous quotes part 61 – 60001 to 61000

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180000 famous quotes part 61 – 60001 to 61000

60001. There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends. – Thomas Fuller

60002. The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir. – Thomas Fuller

60003. The more wit the less courage. – Thomas Fuller

60004. The fool wanders, a wise man travels. – Thomas Fuller

60005. There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart. – Thomas Fuller

60006. Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all. – Thomas Fuller

60007. Scalded cats fear even cold water. – Thomas Fuller

60008. Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them. – Thomas Fuller

60009. Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak. – Thomas Fuller

60010. Today is yesterday’s pupil. – Thomas Fuller

60011. Poor men’s reasons are not heard. – Thomas Fuller

60012. One that would have the fruit must climb the tree. – Thomas Fuller

60013. Pride will spit in pride’s face. – Thomas Fuller

60014. Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks. – Thomas Fuller

60015. With foxes we must play the fox. – Thomas Fuller

60016. With devotion’s visage and pious action we do sugar o’er the devil himself. – Thomas Fuller

60017. Wine hath drowned more men than the sea. – Thomas Fuller

60018. We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity. – Thomas Fuller

60019. We have all forgot more than we remember. – Thomas Fuller

60020. ‘Tis not every question that deserves an answer. – Thomas Fuller

60021. Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm. – Thomas Fuller

60022. Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth. – Thomas Fuller

60023. Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help. – Thomas Fuller

60024. Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse. – Thomas Fuller

60025. Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved. – Thomas Fuller

60026. ‘Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship. – Thomas Fuller

60027. One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low. – Thomas Fuller

60028. ‘Tis better to suffer wrong than do it. – Thomas Fuller

60029. We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed. – Thomas Fuller

60030. A good friend is my nearest relation. – Thomas Fuller

60031. A man’s best fortune, or his worst, is his wife. – Thomas Fuller

60032. A man is not good or bad for one action. – Thomas Fuller

60033. A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him. – Thomas Fuller

60034. A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery. – Thomas Fuller

60035. A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings. – Thomas Fuller

60036. Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune. – Thomas Fuller

60037. A good garden may have some weeds. – Thomas Fuller

60038. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. – Thomas Fuller

60039. A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present. – Thomas Fuller

60040. A fox should not be on the jury at a goose’s trial. – Thomas Fuller

60041. A fool’s paradise is a wise man’s hell! – Thomas Fuller

60042. A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into. – Thomas Fuller

60043. A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time. – Thomas Fuller

60044. A book that is shut is but a block. – Thomas Fuller

60045. A good horse should be seldom spurred. – Thomas Fuller

60046. An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with. – Thomas Fuller

60047. Nothing is easy to the unwilling. – Thomas Fuller

60048. No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy. – Thomas Fuller

60049. Zeal without knowledge is fire without light. – Thomas Fuller

60050. Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness. – Thomas Fuller

60051. Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves. – Thomas Fuller

60052. Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing. – Thomas Fuller

60053. A wise man turns chance into good fortune. – Thomas Fuller

60054. Anger is one of the sinews of the soul. – Thomas Fuller

60055. A woman, a dog and a walnut tree, the more you beat them, the better they be. – Thomas Fuller

60056. An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men. – Thomas Fuller

60057. All things are difficult before they are easy. – Thomas Fuller

60058. All doors open to courtesy. – Thomas Fuller

60059. All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer. – Thomas Fuller

60060. Abused patience turns to fury. – Thomas Fuller

60061. Old foxes want no tutors. – Thomas Fuller

60062. Light, God’s eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building. – Thomas Fuller

60063. Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune. – Thomas Fuller

60064. I think Democrats often hold the unconstrained vision, and Republicans focus more on the Rule of Law. – John Fund

60065. Rhetoric is cheap, evidence comes more dearly. – John Fund

60066. That the decision is taken away from the voters, and as in 2000 turned over to the lawyers and the courts. – John Fund

60067. Given that Mr. Kerry is clearly exaggerating what happened to minority voters in the 2000 election in Florida, maybe we should wait for him to provide evidence of what he is alleging in 2004. – John Fund

60068. Dick Clark really didn’t make rock ‘n roll safe for America, as many people think. – Annette Funicello

60069. I’ve always found Mr. Disney to be somewhat of a shy person, a kid at heart. – Annette Funicello

60070. I’m saddened to see that some have been misled into believing that Mr. Disney was something other than a kind, caring man. – Annette Funicello

60071. I was not prepared to live as a single parent. – Annette Funicello

60072. I still don’t know precisely why The Mickey Mouse Club ended when it did. – Annette Funicello

60073. I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father. – Annette Funicello

60074. I always considered myself a dancer before anything else. – Annette Funicello

60075. In the United States women develop MS at approximately twice the rate men do, and no one can explain why women are affected most often from the waist down. – Annette Funicello

60076. For me, the wheelchair symbolizes disability in a way a cane does not. – Annette Funicello

60077. Just learning that you have MS is such a devastating shock. – Annette Funicello

60078. At the beginning of 1955 only about 60 percent of American homes had TVs. – Annette Funicello

60079. As I travel across the country speaking about MS, perhaps I can offer others comfort and hope. – Annette Funicello

60080. As I grew older, I came to feel more responsible for any hardship or trouble my career caused my family. – Annette Funicello

60081. Animation did not become the dominant form of children’s television until the ’60s. – Annette Funicello

60082. Growing up in public is especially hard sometimes. – Annette Funicello

60083. The Lord has been with me throughout my life. He’s never let me down. – Annette Funicello

60084. When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to you that in a single second your whole life could change. – Annette Funicello

60085. Whatever dreams I have wished have come true. – Annette Funicello

60086. Whatever ambivalence I felt about my own career, Frankie more than made up for it with his ambition and tenacity. – Annette Funicello

60087. Watching television in those days was not the same experience as it is today. After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing. – Annette Funicello

60088. To some, the ’50s were a decade marked by the banal, the predictable. – Annette Funicello

60089. Then, as now, the Disney studio buzzed with activity. You had a strong impression of being at the center of something very exciting. – Annette Funicello

60090. In 1993 my birthday present was a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. – Annette Funicello

60091. The mere thought of divorce terrified me. To me, divorce symbolized failure. – Annette Funicello

60092. Of the many guests we welcomed to the Mickey Mouse Club, my absolute favorites were the Lennon Sisters. – Annette Funicello

60093. Of all the roles I’ve played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother. – Annette Funicello

60094. My dear friend Jimmie Dodd was the heart and the soul of The Mickey Mouse Club. – Annette Funicello

60095. MS is not really a degenerative illness. It is not fatal, nor is it always progressive. – Annette Funicello

60096. Mr. Disney believed everyone was still a child deep inside. – Annette Funicello

60097. Mr. Disney and his staff were constantly scouting for great stories to bring to life on film. – Annette Funicello

60098. Most original viewers of the Mickey Mouse Club didn’t face the crush of family and social problems children have today. – Annette Funicello

60099. Mickey Mouse… is always there-he’s part of my life. That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame. – Annette Funicello

60100. The original Mickey Mouse Club, established in the ’30s, was designed to attract children to movie theaters. – Annette Funicello

60101. I believe the world to be a muffin pan, and there certainly are a lot of muffins here. – Aaron Funk

60102. Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people. – Cornelia Funke

60103. A library book, I imagine, is a happy book. – Cornelia Funke

60104. And I always read the English translation and always have conversations with my translator, for example about the names. I always have to approve it. – Cornelia Funke

60105. And I plan to write a sequel to Dragon Rider. – Cornelia Funke

60106. Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can’t go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go. – Cornelia Funke

60107. Yes, I always imagined living in other places. – Cornelia Funke

60108. And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts. – Cornelia Funke

60109. There are not so many mythical creatures from Inkheart. – Cornelia Funke

60110. Every German child learns to speak English in school. – Cornelia Funke

60111. Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads. – Cornelia Funke

60112. My son always says I like very weird music. – Cornelia Funke

60113. My grandmother told stories; she was very good at that. – Cornelia Funke

60114. My daughter, Anna, is almost 15, and my son, Ben, is almost 10. – Cornelia Funke

60115. If I was a book, I would like to be a library book, so I would be taken home by all different sorts of kids. – Cornelia Funke

60116. I wish I had more time to visit schools. – Cornelia Funke

60117. I will try to write books until I drop dead. – Cornelia Funke

60118. Everything gets to me. I’m very sentimental. – Cornelia Funke

60119. I love to read aloud. – Cornelia Funke

60120. I live in Hamburg; that’s in the north. And I live on the outskirts of town. It looks like countryside. – Cornelia Funke

60121. I like to visit my horse, have a walk with my dog. – Cornelia Funke

60122. I like a composer called Henry Purcell, and I love to listen to Neil Young. – Cornelia Funke

60123. I just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth, and you will find both of my children in there. – Cornelia Funke

60124. I have two Iceland horses, a very hairy dog called Looney, and a guinea pig. – Cornelia Funke

60125. I don’t like to eat the same dish every day, so I read very different things. – Cornelia Funke

60126. I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination. – Cornelia Funke

60127. I always thought it hadn’t influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books. – Cornelia Funke

60128. They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment. – Cornelia Funke

60129. I love to read, I love to watch movies, and I love to be with my children. – Cornelia Funke

60130. When people are smiling they are most receptive to almost anything you want to teach them. – Allen Funt

60131. I learned the power of radio watching Eleanor Roosevelt do her show. I used to go up to Hyde Park and hold her papers. I was just a messenger, but it planted the bug of radio in me. – Allen Funt

60132. I take them seriously but I try not to read them. I take them personally, that’s why I don’t read them. I think people are lying when they say they don’t care, that’s not true. I take them personally. – Antoine Fuqua

60133. So it’s hard to be an artist and be true to the reality of the world you want to create and also make it entertaining and successful financially. – Antoine Fuqua

60134. Being a kid growing up with Kurosawa films and watching Sergio Leone movies just made me love what it could do to you, and how it could influence you – make you dream. – Antoine Fuqua

60135. It’s not worth it, it’s not about money, especially when you’re dealing with a culture. It should be about elevating the idea of what we are and who we are as people in the cinema, and that kind of stuff keeps dragging us back down. – Antoine Fuqua

60136. It’s a hard line to walk, man. Cause you know you want to make this movie, you want to make it dark and real, you want to show all this stuff but unfortunately you can’t always do that. – Antoine Fuqua

60137. It’s a dumb question, because I don’t look at things as a black director, just as a director, so ask me as a director first and we can segue into the colour thing later. – Antoine Fuqua

60138. I’ve become friends with Michael Mann and Oliver Stone; I’ve seen those guys work and that was great to see. – Antoine Fuqua

60139. The simple answer is I’d just be a guy trying to feed my family, like everybody else. The complicated answer is, I think I’d be in some sort of military or government world of some sort. – Antoine Fuqua

60140. I like the platform to show your art and everything that goes along with that. To show your voice and hopefully find films that are more politically driven, films that maybe inspire. – Antoine Fuqua

60141. I like the opportunity to make films. – Antoine Fuqua

60142. I like making movies. – Antoine Fuqua

60143. I believe in God, absolutely. – Antoine Fuqua

60144. Cinema Paradiso, because it reminds me of why I make movies, the magic of movies, the romance of movies. – Antoine Fuqua

60145. Bruce Willis. Pain in my ass, no problem about that. We just didn’t get along. We got along off camera, but shooting we just didn’t get along. – Antoine Fuqua

60146. Some men don’t gel when it comes to work – you have different work ethics, different opinions, different points of views, different methods of filmmaking – and we didn’t gel. – Antoine Fuqua

60147. But I like to go to movies with my son because it’s still fun; it reminds me of why I make movies. – Antoine Fuqua

60148. The story is also about the battle between Arthur and the Saxons. The Saxons were destroying everything they came across and Arthur was left when Rome was falling because this movie takes place in 400 A.D. – Antoine Fuqua

60149. I was scared I was going to have some weird shape to my head and I was pleased that I didn’t. – Edward Furlong

60150. When I was a kid, the idea of why I wanted acting to be the thing I do for the rest of my life was different. It was, Oh yeah, I’ll get girls and be famous. – Edward Furlong

60151. The first willing concert I went to was Aerosmith when I was like 14. – Edward Furlong

60152. People aren’t born racist. – Edward Furlong

60153. Little Odessa. Of all my movies, it’s the one that I still really love when I watch it and I’m pretty happy with what I didn in that. – Edward Furlong

60154. It’s really hard to find good movies, and that’s pretty much what I try to find, good movies. – Edward Furlong

60155. It hasn’t been a totally smooth road, but in the whole span of things I feel like a very lucky person. – Edward Furlong

60156. If I was in a room with a bunch of skinheads talking about racism, then I would be disturbed, but after we finished a take, we were normal people again. – Edward Furlong

60157. I’ve always wanted to do a movie that takes place in the 70’s and was about rock and roll and getting high, like Dazed and Confused or Fast Times at Ridgemont High. – Edward Furlong

60158. A lot of people my age are so hyper. I like hyper people. – Edward Furlong

60159. I’d be a liar if I said I had a normal family. – Edward Furlong

60160. Who wants to go to school and be asked for, like, 20 autographs? – Edward Furlong

60161. I have a little brother. He’s actually living at my house right now. He’s going to be 18. – Edward Furlong

60162. I had a hard time going back to school after T2. I really didn’t want to go to private school. – Edward Furlong

60163. I enjoy playing people that are totally different than me. – Edward Furlong

60164. I don’t think anyone has a normal family. – Edward Furlong

60165. Detroit was kind of a random thing where it was like a chance to be in a rock ‘n’ roll movie. – Edward Furlong

60166. But I’m not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression. – Edward Furlong

60167. But i think it would drive me more crazy to just go do a movie that I didn’t believe in, you know? – Edward Furlong

60168. I’m so embarrassed by that album. I don’t even own it myself. – Edward Furlong

60169. Ireland is also quite nice. So is Amsterdam. – Diane von Furstenberg

60170. The important thing is to take your time and not get stressed. – Diane von Furstenberg

60171. My son loves the Hotel du Cap, in the south of France. – Diane von Furstenberg

60172. My clothes are great for a honeymoon: They’re light and sexy, colorful and pretty, and not expensive. – Diane von Furstenberg

60173. Attitude is everything. – Diane von Furstenberg

60174. Italy will always have the best food. – Diane von Furstenberg

60175. Bali and the Aman resorts are all very luxurious, great places to go. – Diane von Furstenberg

60176. If you like trekking, go to the Himalayas or Peru. I love those kinds of trips. But it all depends on your own life and what you like and what you expect. – Diane von Furstenberg

60177. I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are. – Diane von Furstenberg

60178. I travel in so many different ways; I travel high, I rough it… it all depends on who I travel with. – Diane von Furstenberg

60179. I had arranged a birthday party for him and my children, who are all Aquarians. Instead, we got married. I ran out of excuses. It was just us and my children. – Diane von Furstenberg

60180. I design for the woman who loves being a woman. – Diane von Furstenberg

60181. Harbour Island in the Bahamas is beautiful, with turquoise water and pink sand. – Diane von Furstenberg

60182. Go to a place where you’re not going to be stressed, because a honeymoon itself can be a stressful thing. – Diane von Furstenberg

60183. Just don’t go to a place where everything is too expensive… it’ll put your husband in a bad mood. – Diane von Furstenberg

60184. Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well. – Nelly Furtado

60185. I remember really bonding with the first generation kids, the Chinese Canadian kids, and in high school bonding with the Latin kids and the East Indian kids. It was very interesting because it made me open to lots of musical sounds. – Nelly Furtado

60186. I say it’s a girls’ world. – Nelly Furtado

60187. In defence, I have cultivated a death wish. – Billy Fury

60188. Blake is damned good to steal from. – Henry Fuseli

60189. Nature is a collective idea, and, though its essence exist in each individual of the species, can never in its perfection inhabit a single object. – Henry Fuseli

60190. Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles. – Paul Fussell

60191. The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class. – Paul Fussell

60192. The worst thing about war was the sitting around and wondering what you were doing morally. – Paul Fussell

60193. I find nothing more depressing than optimism. – Paul Fussell

60194. There are fairies at the bottom of our garden. – Rose Fyleman

60195. I’ve never personally criticized anyone else’s music, but I know that the public’s real problem is not the music I make but the perception that I play simple music for money only and for the notoriety and to increase my popularity. – Kenny G

60196. Being a purely instrumental album, it makes a musical statement, not a religious one, and I hope that people can feel the emotion of the great melodies, even without the words. – Kenny G

60197. Finally, I was no longer a student and was making music for myself. – Kenny G

60198. I approach everything in my life the same way; if it feels right, I know it. – Kenny G

60199. I learned so much about playing and touring being on the road and in the studio with Jeff, but I’d always played a lot of gigs in Seattle even prior to joining the Fusion. – Kenny G

60200. I really create everything I do from the heart. – Kenny G

60201. I’ve learned that you simply can’t control those bad vibes. – Kenny G

60202. When I play live, I feel how the audience is going and follow and lead at the same time. – Kenny G

60203. It wasn’t until Duotones that I felt my true voice come out. – Kenny G

60204. Just because people play songs with great technique doesn’t mean the records are better. – Kenny G

60205. That’s my ideal day, time with my boys. – Kenny G

60206. The Moment is an album that contains the best music I have ever produced. – Kenny G

60207. The whole rise of new adult contemporary music and smooth jazz was a nice surprise. – Kenny G

60208. What is music anyway? It’s a form of communication, and that’s why I play the kind of music that I think – that I hope – can communicate with people. – Kenny G

60209. I’m responsive to my public, but I also follow my heart. – Kenny G

60210. I don’t think we should speak so much. What if we were singing a song? We split, whilst singing. – Jean Gabin

60211. I understood immediately that to get success I had to make for the front door, not for the back one. – Jean Gabin

60212. All men have one entrance into life, and the like going out. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60213. And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60214. As long as a word remains unspoken, you are its master; once you utter it, you are its slave. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60215. As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60216. I am better able to retract what I did not say than what I did. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60217. If you want to keep something concealed from your enemy, don’t disclose it to your friend. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60218. A wise man’s question contains half the answer. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60219. Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60220. Kings may be judges of the earth, but wise men are the judges of kings. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60221. One is punished by the very things by which he sins. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60222. Plan for this world as if you expect to live forever; but plan for the hereafter as if you expect to die tomorrow. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60223. The beginning of wisdom is to desire it. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60224. The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60225. Thou hast created me not from necessity but from grace. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60226. Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60227. Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60228. My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

60229. Everything Marilyn does is different from any other woman, strange and exciting, from the way she talks to the way she uses that magnificent torso. – Clark Gable

60230. Hell, if I’d jumped on all the dames I’m supposed to have jumped on, I’d have had no time to go fishing. – Clark Gable

60231. I’m just a lucky slob from Ohio who happened to be in the right place at the right time. – Clark Gable

60232. It is an extra dividend when you like the girl you’ve fallen in love with. – Clark Gable

60233. It’s an extra dividend when you like the girl you’re in love with. – Clark Gable

60234. The only reason they come to see me is that I know that life is great, and they know I know it. – Clark Gable

60235. The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart. – Dan Gable

60236. Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. – Dan Gable

60237. I shoot, I score. He shoots, I score. – Dan Gable

60238. Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy. – Dan Gable

60239. Right out of high school I never had the fear of getting beat, which is how most people lose. – Dan Gable

60240. Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature. – Dennis Gabor

60241. Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them. – Dennis Gabor

60242. The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday. – Dennis Gabor

60243. If a man is truly in love, the most beautiful woman in the world couldn’t take him away. Maybe for a few days, but not forever. – Eva Gabor

60244. The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food. But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention. – Eva Gabor

60245. The only thing you have to know are your words. – Eva Gabor

60246. I love the fast lane. – Eva Gabor

60247. My co-workers expect me to be late and temperamental. – Eva Gabor

60248. Most people don’t need to work as hard as I do. – Eva Gabor

60249. Marriage is too interesting an experiment to be tried only once. – Eva Gabor

60250. Love is a game that two can play and both win. – Eva Gabor

60251. It’s sheer torture. I have to be up with the chickens every day and go to work on my body. I hate it, but I do it. – Eva Gabor

60252. I’ve always known I would be a success, but I was surprised at the way it came. – Eva Gabor

60253. I’m acting when I serve as a hostess, when I run my wig business. I was born to act, and life itself is the greatest part. – Eva Gabor

60254. I’m a workaholic. Before long I’m traveling on my nervous energy alone. This is incredibly exhausting. – Eva Gabor

60255. I was the first actress in the family, and I am still the only actress in the family. I shouldn’t be saying it, but it slipped out! – Eva Gabor

60256. My first husband, yes, I eloped with him from Hungary against my mother’s wishes. – Eva Gabor

60257. I made up my mind to be an actress when I was 4 years old. – Eva Gabor

60258. There was no way I could live in Hollywood and not become an actress. – Eva Gabor

60259. I learned early that you only have so much energy to give. You have to spend it correctly. – Eva Gabor

60260. East Hampton happens to have been the first place in the world where I was a star, a real star with a star pasted above my name on the dressing-room door. – Eva Gabor

60261. After all the work I’ve done, why should I suddenly be treated as a bona fide actress? – Eva Gabor

60262. I should have been smart enough to stay happy. But my ambition ruled my life. – Eva Gabor

60263. I’m a great housekeeper. I get divorced. I keep the house. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60264. Husbands are like fires – they go out when unattended. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60265. I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60266. I call everyone ‘Darling’ because I can’t remember their names. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60267. I don’t remember anybody’s name. How do you think the “dahling” thing got started? – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60268. I know nothing about sex, because I was always married. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60269. How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own? – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60270. I want a man who’s kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire? – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60271. Macho does not prove mucho. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60272. One of my theories is that men love with their eyes; women love with their ears. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60273. The women’s movement hasn’t changed my sex life. It wouldn’t dare. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60274. To a smart girl men are no problem – they’re the answer. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60275. We were both in love with him. I fell out of love with him, but he didn’t. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60276. When I’m alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60277. You never really know a man until you have divorced him. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60278. I never hated a man enough to give him diamonds back. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60279. He taught me housekeeping; when I divorce I keep the house. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60280. Getting divorced just because you don’t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60281. A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60282. Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5000 Gideon Bibles. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

60283. I think that you get the mood of a song stronger if you get it right that way. On the other hand, you put some songs out live and they don’t catch flight. They just flop. It is hard to tell until they are out there. – Peter Gabriel

60284. I think one of the things about writing in the studio is that the song hasn’t matured, if you like, so quite often the vocals are early attempts. Whereas once you’ve taken it out on the road a bit, you learn more about a song. – Peter Gabriel

60285. I think it is the weak and the young and the minorities that you need to look after to get a healthy creative environment – to get a lot of choices, a lot of different styles of music, a lot experimental stuff that everyone else feeds off. – Peter Gabriel

60286. I think another thing is that we don’t really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist’s interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music. – Peter Gabriel

60287. I’m a bit cynical that it ever will be addressed properly. I think it is healthy to get some sort of copyright protection. But some of it has gone on forever. – Peter Gabriel

60288. One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product. – Peter Gabriel

60289. The industry does have some influence on who gets other awards. With the Mercury Prize, they don’t. Jon comes from the business, but his heart is still very much in the music. Currently, we have about 12 major names that have said they want to be a part of MUDDA. – Peter Gabriel

60290. The real being of language is that into which we are taken up when we hear it – what is said. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

60291. I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

60292. The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it. Thus it follows from the self-forgetfulness of language that its real being consists in what is said in it. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

60293. It is one of the primary motives of modern art that it wants to abolish the distance which the viewer, the consumer, the audience maintain vis-a-vis a work of art. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

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60294. It was clear to me that the forms of consciousness of our inherited and acquired historical education – aesthetic consciousness and historical consciousness – presented alienated forms of our true historical being. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

60295. Long before we understand ourselves through the process of self-examination, we understand ourselves in a self-evident way in the family, society and state in which we live. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

60296. Nothing exists except through language. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

60297. The focus of subjectivity is a distorting mirror. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

60298. In fact history does not belong to us; but we belong to it. – Hans-Georg Gadamer

60299. There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from performing her natural role in life and driving her to carry out man’s duties in order to be equal in rights. – Muammar al Gaddafi

60300. We are telling the American people to have patience, courage, resolve and determination. – Muammar al Gaddafi

60301. The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever. – Muammar al Gaddafi

60302. Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin. – Muammar al Gaddafi

60303. We have been terrorised by what happened in America and we express our condolences to the American people who suffered from this unexpected catastrophe and a new world war. – Muammar al Gaddafi

60304. Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs for whom it has poured forth both blood and money. – Muammar al Gaddafi

60305. I cannot recognise either the Palestinian state or the Israeli state. The Palestinians are idiots and the Israelis are idiots. – Muammar al Gaddafi

60306. Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance. – William Gaddis

60307. Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power. – William Gaddis

60308. There is nothing more distressing or tiresome than a writer standing in front of an audience and reading his work. – William Gaddis

60309. We’re comic. We’re all comics. We live in a comic time. And the worse it gets the more comic we are. – William Gaddis

60310. Justice? You get justice in the next world, in this world you have the law. – William Gaddis

60311. I see the player piano as the grandfather of the computer, the ancestor of the entire nightmare we live in, the birth of the binary world where there is no option other than yes or no and where there is no refuge. – William Gaddis

60312. He was the only person caught in the collapse, and afterward, most of his work was recovered too, and it is still spoken of, when it is noted, with high regard, though seldom played. – William Gaddis

60313. What is it they want from the man that they didn’t get from the work? What do they expect? What is there left when he’s done with his work, what’s any artist but the dregs of his work, the human shambles that follows it around? – William Gaddis

60314. How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me. – William Gaddis

60315. What I can do for my country, I am willing to do. – Christopher Gadsden

60316. I gave my parole once, and it has been shamefully violated by the British Government; I shall not give another to people on whom no faith can be reposed. – Christopher Gadsden

60317. I give no more paroles to British officers. – Christopher Gadsden

60318. I therefore beg that you would indulge me with the liberty of declining the arduous trust. – Christopher Gadsden

60319. If my acceptance of the office of Governor would serve my country, though my administration would be attended with the loss of personal credit and reputation, I would cheerfully undertake it. – Christopher Gadsden

60320. It may not be proper for me, perhaps, to let my feelings carry me further am therefore resigned to stop here, if sir, you think my particular reasons following too free, or will give offense to the House, which I would be sorry to be thought capable of intending. – Christopher Gadsden

60321. My sentiments for the American cause, from the Stamp Act downward, have never changed… I am still of opinion that it is the cause of liberty and of human nature. – Christopher Gadsden

60322. No man in America ever strove more, and more successfully first to bring about a Congress in 1765, and then to support it ever afterwards than myself. – Christopher Gadsden

60323. The House of Commons, refused to receive the addresses of the colonies, when the matter was pending; besides, we hold our rights neither from them nor from the Lords. – Christopher Gadsden

60324. The present times require the vigor and the activity of the prime of life; but I feel the increasing infirmities of age to such a degree, that I am conscious I cannot serve you to advantage. – Christopher Gadsden

60325. And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don’t see fit to fall in with us, I say let the general duty law, and all, go to the devil, sir, and go about our business. – Christopher Gadsden

60326. The reclamation scheme is both feasible and desirable. – James Gadsden

60327. If the area were on or near the U.S. continental shelf, such data could well provide an enemy with strategically invaluable insights into undersea access routes that could be used to attack some of the millions of Americans who live on or near our coasts. – Frank Gaffney

60328. One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction is President Bush’s Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI). – Frank Gaffney

60329. The more we are consuming oil that either comes from places that are bent on our destruction or helping those who are… the more we are enabling those who are trying to kill us. – Frank Gaffney

60330. The United Nations has long sought the ability to raise revenues in this manner as a means of reducing its reliance on American and other member nations’ dues to sustain the UN’s operations. – Frank Gaffney

60331. The object of China’s strategy is inexorably to supplant the United States as the world’s premier economic power, and if necessary, to defeat us militarily. – Frank Gaffney

60332. The most desirable aspects of the Law of the Sea Treaty pertain to navigational rights. – Frank Gaffney

60333. ). Dozens of nations have agreed to join in monitoring and, if necessary, intercepting and boarding ships on the high seas in the event they are suspected of engaging in one or both of these threatening activities. – Frank Gaffney

60334. The instrument that I never learned how to play was my fans. You know, they are the part of the story that nobody teaches you. I just want to do the right thing; I want to be a voice with them, among them. – Lady Gaga

60335. I’ve been actually really very pleased to see how much awareness was raised around bullying, and how deeply it affects everyone. You know, you don’t have to be the loser kid in high school to be bullied. Bullying and being picked on comes in so many different forms. – Lady Gaga

60336. I’ve had grand pianos that are more expensive than, like, a year’s worth of rent. – Lady Gaga

60337. If you are not being bullied all I would say – cause I like to talk about the other side of it as well – is you know, be someone that nurtures, and if there’s someone in your class that maybe doesn’t have a lot of friends, be the person that sits with them in the cafeteria sometimes; be the bigger person. – Lady Gaga

60338. If you only believe that you’re an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that’s quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next. – Lady Gaga

60339. In a sense I portray myself in a very androgynous way, and I love androgyny. – Lady Gaga

60340. I’m working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future. – Lady Gaga

60341. Pop stars should not eat. – Lady Gaga

60342. I like pushing boundaries. – Lady Gaga

60343. What I’ve discovered is that in art, as in music, there’s a lot of truth-and then there’s a lie. The artist is essentially creating his work to make this lie a truth, but he slides it in amongst all the others. The tiny little lie is the moment I live for, my moment. It’s the moment that the audience falls in love. – Lady Gaga

60344. What I’ve learned is that you really don’t need to be a celebrity or have money or have the paparazzi following you around to be famous. – Lady Gaga

60345. When the whole world has their eyes on you, if you say something that doesn’t truly come from your spirit and your soul, or if you wear something that doesn’t come from your spirit and your soul, it’s an injustice to your position. And so, I’m really myself every single day and I do it because I know my fans would want me to. – Lady Gaga

60346. Where I come from it was really unheard of to be at a party and someone says, ‘What kind of music do you make?’, and you say, ‘Pop music.’ You may as well have ‘I’m not cool’ stamped on your forehead. – Lady Gaga

60347. I’m definitely a Polaroid camera girl. For me, what I’m really excited about is bringing back the artistry and the nature of Polaroid. – Lady Gaga

60348. I was performing in New York and my friends started to call me Gaga, they said I was very theatrical and they said, ‘You’re Gaga’. – Lady Gaga

60349. I live halfway between reality and theater at all times. And I was born this way. – Lady Gaga

60350. I hope that what you take away from my album is not just the music – which I did want to be fun, and I did want it to be about individuality, but please also take away from it that there’s no dream that’s too big. – Lady Gaga

60351. I had this dream, and I really wanted to be a star. And I was almost a monster in the way that I was really fearless with my ambitions. – Lady Gaga

60352. I guess you could say I devoted myself so strongly to my music that for awhile I forgot about my family. But I only get one set of parents, and I think I forgot about that for a little while. – Lady Gaga

60353. I don’t like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I’m from New York. I will kill to get what I need. – Lady Gaga

60354. I am so excited to extend myself behind the scenes as a designer and to – as my father puts it – finally have a real job. – Lady Gaga

60355. Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I’m trying to say is I’m trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world. – Lady Gaga

60356. ‘Born this Way’ is about being yourself, and loving who you are and being proud. – Lady Gaga

60357. A record deal doesn’t make you an artist; you make yourself an artist. – Lady Gaga

60358. So there’s nothing more provocative than taking a genre that everybody who’s cool hates – and then making it cool. – Lady Gaga

60359. I think what made it difficult for people to get, and still makes it difficult for people to get, is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that, my music doesn’t exist without the performance-art element. – Lady Gaga

60360. Lady Gaga is my name. If you know me, and you call me Stefani, you don’t really know me at all. – Lady Gaga

60361. I could have gone on flying through space forever. – Yuri Gagarin

60362. I see Earth! It is so beautiful! – Yuri Gagarin

60363. I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on. – Helen Gahagan

60364. I never felt I left the stage. – Helen Gahagan

60365. I realized that public affairs were also my affairs. – Helen Gahagan

60366. In trying to make something new, half the undertaking lies in discovering whether it can be done. Once it has been established that it can, duplication is inevitable. – Helen Gahagan

60367. When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place. – Helen Gahagan

60368. The current total of countries in the world with First Amendments is one. You have guaranteed freedom of speech. Other countries don’t have that. – Neil Gaiman

60369. I’m one of those writers who tends to be really good at making outlines and sticking to them. I’m very good at doing that, but I don’t like it. It sort of takes a lot of the fun out. – Neil Gaiman

60370. In many ways, it was much, much harder to get the first book contract. The hardest thing probably overall has been learning not to trust people, publicists and so forth, implicitly. – Neil Gaiman

60371. Is the chemical aftertaste the reason why people eat hot dogs, or is it some kind of bonus? – Neil Gaiman

60372. It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor. – Neil Gaiman

60373. It is a fool’s prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak. – Neil Gaiman

60374. Life – and I don’t suppose I’m the first to make this comparison – is a disease: sexually transmitted, and invariably fatal. – Neil Gaiman

60375. Partly because I get such astonishingly nice fans. – Neil Gaiman

60376. Rock and roll stars have it much better than writers when they’re on a tour. – Neil Gaiman

60377. I’m a fairly undisciplined writer. – Neil Gaiman

60378. So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech. – Neil Gaiman

60379. I lost some time once. It’s always in the last place you look for it. – Neil Gaiman

60380. The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before. – Neil Gaiman

60381. So I went out and bought myself a copy of the Writer and Artist Yearbook, bought lots of magazines and got on the phone and talked to editors about ideas for stories. Pretty soon I found myself hired to do interviews and articles and went off and did them. – Neil Gaiman

60382. I’ll agonize over sentences. Mostly because you’re trying to create specific effects with sentences, and because there are a number of different voices in the book. – Neil Gaiman

60383. I was the kind of kid whose parents would drop him off at the local town library on their way to work, and I’d go and work my way through the children’s area. – Neil Gaiman

60384. I was always so relieved that anyone wants to publish anything I’ve written. – Neil Gaiman

60385. There’s a glorious sense of freedom in comedy, just allowing myself to tell jokes, allowing myself to interrupt myself and tell old African folk stories that I made up – or didn’t – and Jamaican stories. – Neil Gaiman

60386. I started writing when I was about 20, 21 maybe. – Neil Gaiman

60387. I think of myself as a very lazy author. – Neil Gaiman

60388. I don’t know if proud is the right word, but I am somebody who does not, on the whole, have the highest regard for my own stuff in that when I look all I get to see are the flaws. – Neil Gaiman

60389. Great, big, serious novels always get awards. If it’s a battle between a great, big, serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed. – Neil Gaiman

60390. Because, if one is writing novels today, concentrating on the beauty of the prose is right up there with concentrating on your semi-colons, for wasted effort. – Neil Gaiman

60391. As far as I’m concerned, the entire reason for becoming a writer is not having to get up in the morning. – Neil Gaiman

60392. And there never was an apple, in Adam’s opinion, that wasn’t worth the trouble you got into for eating it. – Neil Gaiman

60393. American Gods is about 200,000 words long, and I’m sure there are words that are simply in there ’cause I like them. I know I couldn’t justify each and every one of them. – Neil Gaiman

60394. Also, I’ve already won all the awards. – Neil Gaiman

60395. A nice, easy place for freedom of speech to be eroded is comics, because comics are a natural target whenever an election comes up. – Neil Gaiman

60396. I wanted to write something that would be a comedy in the sense of making people feel happier when they finish it than they did when began it. – Neil Gaiman

60397. I loved writing a book in which, in some ways, it’s very, very classical, and in some ways I’m breaking lots of rules about what you can do and what you can’t do. – Neil Gaiman

60398. Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten. – Neil Gaiman

60399. You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we’re doing it. – Neil Gaiman

60400. This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof. – Neil Gaiman

60401. We all not only could know everything. We do. We just tell ourselves we don’t to make it all bearable. – Neil Gaiman

60402. Question everything. Every stripe, every star, every word spoken. Everything. – Ernest Gaines

60403. Sometimes you got to hurt something to help something. Sometimes you have to plow under one thing in order for something else to grow. – Ernest Gaines

60404. The mark of fear is not easily removed. – Ernest Gaines

60405. There will always be men struggling to change, and there will always be those who are controlled by the past. – Ernest Gaines

60406. Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands? – Ernest Gaines

60407. Words mean nothing. Action is the only thing. Doing. That’s the only thing. – Ernest Gaines

60408. We are all going to Heaven, and Vandyke is of the company. – Thomas Gainsborough

60409. You think that being a girl is degrading, but secretly, you’d love to know what it’s like, wouldn’t you? – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60410. You don’t even need the director’s judgement. It’s too much. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60411. When you love someone, you don’t want them to suffer at all. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60412. I’m a very shy person towards my intimacy and private life. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60413. I’m desperate to work again. I’ve often had those periods, but two years was the longest. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60414. In France, you’re with the crew, and you have lunch with them. It’s more like a family. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60415. It’s more than a job. It’s very personal, so when you’re hurt, you’re really hurt inside. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60416. It’s nice that we have all these different films. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60417. Letting go of things and not being afraid of being ridiculous or over the top – I think that’s the main thing for me to work on. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60418. The character is close to me, except that I haven’t lived through those situations, so it’s not completely me. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60419. Wanting to do it was much more powerful than the fright. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60420. There were always questions about my parents; I got so fed up with that. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60421. I went on television and I wouldn’t say a word; I feel so stupid when I watch them again. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60422. The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60423. The more sincere I could be, the better it would be for the film. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60424. Everyone gets the feeling that they know you and they know your life, and I felt really embarrassed by that. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60425. The more you turn down things, the more difficult it becomes to feel that the next one will be right. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60426. I wasn’t getting the responses I hoped for. You can’t protect yourself from other judgments. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60427. At the beginning it wasn’t to do with the work, it was more the experience. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60428. Girls can wear jeans, cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots, ’cause it’s okay to be a boy, but for a boy to look like a girl is degrading. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60429. I couldn’t do anything else, I enjoy it so much. But I find it tough. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60430. I found it very difficult to explain to someone why you did a film. It’s not like having a conversation. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60431. I hated seeing myself on screen. I was full of complexes. I hated my face for a very, very long time. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60432. I still find it hard to push my own limits. I know where my limits are and that I always have to push myself. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60433. I thought people would ask me really personal questions because I’ve shown more of myself, but it’s a comedy, and people understand that it’s a game we play. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60434. I was putting all those pressures on myself. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60435. I used to hate being recognised. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60436. I hope I’ll consider my next part, having learnt from this one. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

60437. Ugliness is in a way superior to beauty because it lasts. – Serge Gainsbourg

60438. Happiness is realizing that nothing is too important. – Antonio Gala

60439. There’s something about the Foreign Service that takes the guts out of people. – Evan G. Galbraith

60440. The State Department desperately needs to be vigorously harnessed. It has too big a role to play in the formulation of foreign policy, and foreign policy is too important to be left up to foreign service officers. – Evan G. Galbraith

60441. The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60442. The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60443. There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60444. The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60445. There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When an official reports that talks were useful, it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60446. There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60447. There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60448. There’s a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60449. Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine. A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt. It is now the only place in our overly active world that does. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60450. In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60451. War remains the decisive human failure. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60452. Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60453. We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60454. We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not working because they had too little money, the poor because they had much. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60455. Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it’s just the opposite. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60456. Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60457. Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60458. A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil’s policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60459. A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60460. All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60461. Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60462. By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60463. If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60464. Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60465. We have escapist fiction, so why not escapist biography? – John Kenneth Galbraith

60466. Few can believe that suffering, especially by others, is in vain. Anything that is disagreeable must surely have beneficial economic effects. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60467. Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60468. Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60469. If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60470. All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60471. More die in the United States of too much food than of too little. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60472. Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60473. People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60474. One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60475. Of all classes the rich are the most noticed and the least studied. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60476. Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60477. Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60478. Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60479. The great dialectic in our time is not, as anciently and by some still supposed, between capital and labor; it is between economic enterprise and the state. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60480. Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60481. Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However, they are indispensable when you don’t want to do anything. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60482. It would be foolish to suggest that government is a good custodian of aesthetic goals. But, there is no alternative to the state. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60483. Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60484. Meetings are indispensable when you don’t want to do anything. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60485. The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60486. The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60487. In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60488. In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60489. Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60490. In economics, the majority is always wrong. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60491. In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there’s no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60492. It has been the acknowledged right of every Marxist scholar to read into Marx the particular meaning that he himself prefers and to treat all others with indignation. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60493. Power is not something that can be assumed or discarded at will like underwear. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60494. It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60495. The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60496. You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60497. The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60498. The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60499. The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60500. In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes. – John Kenneth Galbraith

60501. I don’t know a better preparation for life than a love of poetry and a good digestion. – Zona Gale

60502. We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. – Eduardo Galeano

60503. This work is a torture on the rump but a joy to the heart. – Eduardo Galeano

60504. I am astonished each time I come to the U.S. by the ignorance of a high percentage of the population, which knows almost nothing about Latin America or about the world. It’s quite blind and deaf to anything that may happen outside the frontiers of the U.S. – Eduardo Galeano

60505. The walls are the publishers of the poor. – Eduardo Galeano

60506. You don’t have to be a political genius to sniff the smell of blood in the water. – Rich Galen

60507. Republicans regard Dean as one of their best secret weapons, I have yet to find a Democrat who, in private chatter, doesn’t think he’s a problem for them. – Rich Galen

60508. I would be surprised to see the White House scaling back on anything. That would be an admission they are operating from a position of weakness. – Rich Galen

60509. Where the senses fail us, reason must step in. – Galileo Galilei

60510. The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters. – Galileo Galilei

60511. It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved. – Galileo Galilei

60512. The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. – Galileo Galilei

60513. We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers. – Galileo Galilei

60514. We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves. – Galileo Galilei

60515. The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go. – Galileo Galilei

60516. Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not. – Galileo Galilei

60517. It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment. – Galileo Galilei

60518. In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. – Galileo Galilei

60519. If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics. – Galileo Galilei

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60520. I’ve loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. – Galileo Galilei

60521. I think that in the discussion of natural problems we ought to begin not with the Scriptures, but with experiments, and demonstrations. – Galileo Galilei

60522. I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him. – Galileo Galilei

60523. I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. – Galileo Galilei

60524. Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty. – Galileo Galilei

60525. By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox. – Galileo Galilei

60526. All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. – Galileo Galilei

60527. Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so. – Galileo Galilei

60528. I don’t find offensive that I’m being labelled a babe by blokes. I’m absolutely flattered. – Kirsty Gallacher

60529. Not that being so mature is a bad thing, but there are times to be mature and there are times to be loose. – David Gallagher

60530. I can’t wait for my little sisters to start dating, because it will really be fun to pick on their boyfriends. – David Gallagher

60531. I wish I could go to the school where my close friends go, but I obviously can’t. The good thing is, they’re really good about inviting me to all the football games and all that stuff. So I end up having an adopted team spirit for a school I don’t go to. – David Gallagher

60532. I’m more into beats than rhymes. I’m a huge fan of anything touched by the Neptunes. Dancing is kind of my thing. I go out with my friends as often as I can on the weekends, and I’m always drawn to girls with rhythm. – David Gallagher

60533. We were happy, and still are, to be able to do what we love. – John Gallagher

60534. We played for power and impact. – John Gallagher

60535. If one student is unable to get online, it cripples that student’s team and puts the whole course in jeopardy. – John Gallagher

60536. We knew we did not want to record at Impulse Studios again, after the experience of recording in a ‘real’ studio in London for the Radio One session we did. – John Gallagher

60537. We usually surprised everyone, and still do, as we keep the craziness onstage. – John Gallagher

60538. I was walking along and this chair came flying past me, and another, and another, and I thought, man, is this gonna be a good night. – Liam Gallagher

60539. You’ve seen one of the our gigs you’ve seen ’em all. But if you’re into the music, you’ll know that we played better the night before or we can play better. – Liam Gallagher

60540. She can’t even chew gum and walk in a straight line, let alone write a book. – Liam Gallagher

60541. It’s about the music and that’s it. I’m not an entertainer. But I do entertain people, see what I mean? – Liam Gallagher

60542. I refuse to dance. And I can’t dance anyway. I’m not in a band for that. – Liam Gallagher

60543. I need them, need them to give me a kick up the arse. Otherwise I’d just be sat-in getting fat, counting me money. It’s good people living on your doorstep and looking through your bins. Gives you energy. – Liam Gallagher

60544. Everyone knows that if you’ve got a brother, you’re going to fight. – Liam Gallagher

60545. Discipline? I don’t know the meaning of the word. – Liam Gallagher

60546. Americans want grungy people, stabbing themselves in the head on stage. They get a bright bunch like us, with deodorant on, they don’t get it. – Liam Gallagher

60547. Lennon was right. And we are bigger than Jesus. We will be as big as the Beatles, if not bigger. – Liam Gallagher

60548. Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified. – Maggie Gallagher

60549. Black America knows better than anyone else the high price children pay for the sexual agendas of adults. – Maggie Gallagher

60550. Children had a special status – protected from the outside world – and they dressed for the part in a way that made that special status immediately visible to themselves and the adults. – Maggie Gallagher

60551. When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites; instead it fragments. – Maggie Gallagher

60552. Oregon is the only state in the union that facilitates suicide. – Maggie Gallagher

60553. Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher. – Maggie Gallagher

60554. No law can give or take away the choice to commit suicide. – Maggie Gallagher

60555. Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools. – Maggie Gallagher

60556. When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power. – Maggie Gallagher

60557. Whatever their defects, Christian fundamentalists have lived peacefully among us in America for several hundred years. – Maggie Gallagher

60558. To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith. – Maggie Gallagher

60559. The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution. – Maggie Gallagher

60560. The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points. – Maggie Gallagher

60561. The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe. – Maggie Gallagher

60562. Same-sex marriage is not the future. – Maggie Gallagher

60563. Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other’s eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire. – Maggie Gallagher

60564. For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual: It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church. – Maggie Gallagher

60565. Europe, which gave us the idea of same-sex marriage, is a dying society, with birthrates 50 percent below replacement. – Maggie Gallagher

60566. Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it’s the most exquisite love of all. – Maggie Gallagher

60567. I am just an ordinary Catholic. – Maggie Gallagher

60568. I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence, the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities that never were and never will be. – Maggie Gallagher

60569. Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused. – Maggie Gallagher

60570. Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so-called tyranny of the majority. – Maggie Gallagher

60571. In Europe, it appears that in the name of democracy, elites are pursuing an autocratic, centralized power, seeking economic control and social regimentation. – Maggie Gallagher

60572. Marketers are out there trying to figure out how to get your money out of your child. – Maggie Gallagher

60573. In the ’60s, parents were told to let their teens rebel, explore their boundaries. Increasingly the same message is being given to the parents of tweens. – Maggie Gallagher

60574. In today’s world, marketers reach inside the home and attempt to figure out not what’s good for your daughter, because that is not their business, but what deep desires they can manipulate, stimulate and ostensibly satisfy in order to produce cold, hard cash. – Maggie Gallagher

60575. I would say Politically Incorrect is my favourite right now. – Megan Gallagher

60576. There’s a big difference between sanity and insanity. – Megan Gallagher

60577. Actually, my favourite roles have been in theatre, but on TV, my faves were Slap Maxwell and Larry Sanders. – Megan Gallagher

60578. I would like to remain an actress, but am very anxious to direct and produce. – Megan Gallagher

60579. I started acting in my parents living room when I was five years old. – Megan Gallagher

60580. I have an assistant in Vancouver to help me with my life. – Megan Gallagher

60581. As for acting, I took drama lessons when I was in high school. – Megan Gallagher

60582. And generally the shows I’m in fail really big. – Megan Gallagher

60583. I was willing to do anything that Chris Carter wrote. – Megan Gallagher

60584. With every song that I write, I compare it to the Beatles. The thing is, they only got there before me. If I’d been born at the same time as John Lennon, I’d have been up there. – Noel Gallagher

60585. We’re not arrogant, we just believe we’re the best band in the world. – Noel Gallagher

60586. If I were in the Beatles, I’d be a good George Harrison. – Noel Gallagher

60587. I’ve always been into guitars… we want to put keyboards on, but keyboard players don’t look cool onstage, they just keep their heads down. There has never been a cool keyboard player, apart from Elton John. – Noel Gallagher

60588. I’m a happy-go-lucky character. I’m not that miserable. But I can never let anyone into my world. – Noel Gallagher

60589. Americans are crazy. They have this fascination with throwing their shoes on stage. I’ve been to a lot of shows in me life, some good and some bad. But I was never moved to take off me shoes and throw it at the lead singer. – Noel Gallagher

60590. I’m in the facial-hair phase of my career. – Paul Gallagher

60591. I thought you were supposed to be flying this thing, not pleasuring it. – Paul Gallagher

60592. My eyebrows make a more profound impact on other people than they do on me. I just let ’em grow. – Peter Gallagher

60593. In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song. – Peter Gallagher

60594. No matter what the role, you’re trying to do the impossible – make a living in show business. – Peter Gallagher

60595. You can only be stupid when you’re young. – Peter Gallagher

60596. Whether it’s on top of a phone booth or a $200 million soundstage, it’s about stories. – Peter Gallagher

60597. When I came up, guys like Nicholson and DeNiro were held in highest regard. – Peter Gallagher

60598. Two women? God, man. Well, I’m still living. So clearly I must’ve gotten away with it, when I did do it. But I don’t think it’s time to blow my cover now. – Peter Gallagher

60599. To stay on the map you’ve got to keep showing up. – Peter Gallagher

60600. Through every moment on stage for the first time, I felt like I was finally right where I belonged. – Peter Gallagher

60601. My family were broadminded enough to support me when I wanted to pursue a life in the theatre. – Peter Gallagher

60602. I was probably 11 by the time I saw a movie. – Peter Gallagher

60603. I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted that I’d be a lousy businessman, and if I didn’t give acting a try I’d regret it for the rest of my life. – Peter Gallagher

60604. I made my Broadway debut in the revival of Hair and followed it up with the bus and truck tour of Grease. – Peter Gallagher

60605. I love playing a dad. It’s hard to find family dramas that are genuinely funny. – Peter Gallagher

60606. I feel like I won the Lotto, as far as that show’s concerned. – Peter Gallagher

60607. I always go back to theatre. It’s probably where I’ll draw my last breath. – Peter Gallagher

60608. By year three, you get nicer, bigger trailers. – Peter Gallagher

60609. Around 5th and 6th grade I thought Dean Martin was the coolest guy in the world; he was a great singer, had his own television show and acted in movies. – Peter Gallagher

60610. There have been makeup artists who’ve asked if my eyebrows are real. – Peter Gallagher

60611. A good title is the title of a successful book. – Robert C. Gallagher

60612. Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you. – Robert C. Gallagher

60613. Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed. – Robert C. Gallagher

60614. Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine. – Robert C. Gallagher

60615. If we would have had the 262 at our disposal – even with all the delays – if we could have had in ’44, ah, let’s say three hundred operational, that day we could have stopped the American daytime bombing offensive, that’s for sure. – Adolf Galland

60616. When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm, I was to give proof that this jet was a superior fighter. And that’s when we did it. I think we did it. – Adolf Galland

60617. We have built a total of about 1250 of this aircraft, but only fifty were allowed to be used as fighters – as interceptors. And out of this fifty, there were never more than 25 operational. So we had only a very, very few. – Adolf Galland

60618. We had at our disposal the first operational jet, which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest American and English fighters. This was a unique situation. – Adolf Galland

60619. This would only come if you have a revolutionary change in technology like the jet brought about. – Adolf Galland

60620. The throttles could only move very, very slowly, always watching the temperature, always watching. And even in throttling back, you could bust it, even being very careful. – Adolf Galland

60621. Of course, the outcome of the war would not have been changed. The war was lost perhaps, when it was started. At least it was lost in the winter of ’42, in Russia. – Adolf Galland

60622. Nine g’s is good, if the pilot can stand it. We couldn’t stand it. Not in the airplanes of World War II. – Adolf Galland

60623. It’s unbelievable what one squadron of twelve aircraft did to tip the balance. – Adolf Galland

60624. I would like to mention that I have flown the 262 first in May ’43. At this time, the aircraft was completely secret. I first knew of the existence of this aircraft only early in ’42 – even in my position. This aircraft didn’t have any priority in design or production. – Adolf Galland

60625. I made a written report which is still today in existence. I have a photocopy of it, and I am saying that in production this aircraft could perhaps substitute for three propeller- driven aircraft of the best existing type. This was my impression. – Adolf Galland

60626. I had to inspect all fighter units in Russia, Africa, Sicily, France, and Norway. I had to be everywhere. – Adolf Galland

60627. I could not claim them because I was not supposed to be flying in combat. – Adolf Galland

60628. And most of these pilots were lost during the first five flights. – Adolf Galland

60629. According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command, they were supposed to be the fighter elite. – Adolf Galland

60630. Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing, because you should smell the enemy. You could smell them because of the oil they were burning. – Adolf Galland

60631. I began to ration my writing, for fear I would dream through life as my father had done. I was afraid I had inherited a poisoned gene from him, a vocation without a gift. – Mavis Gallant

60632. The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals… It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of. – Albert Gallatin

60633. I am not wrong in the belief that its public funds are more secure than those of all the European powers. – Albert Gallatin

60634. Since achieving their independence in 1992, the people of Croatia have built a democratic society based on the rule of law, respect for human rights, and a free market economy. – Elton Gallegly

60635. You took care of your horse, and your horse took care of you. – Elton Gallegly

60636. While a strong presence on our southern border is imperative, the border cannot be secured unless we enforce our internal laws and stop ignoring the open complicity of U.S. companies and foreign nations to promote illegal activities. – Elton Gallegly

60637. The fifth amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees that no private property shall be taken for a public use without the payment of just compensation. – Elton Gallegly

60638. President Reagan is now at rest. We mourn his passing, but we are grateful for the gifts he gave us: a safer world, strong economic base, and a renewed belief in America’s greatness. – Elton Gallegly

60639. President Reagan achieved such successes because when you sat in a room with him, there could be over 1,000 people in the room, yet you felt like there was only the two of you, and his wonderful wit would put you at ease. That was a tremendous gift. – Elton Gallegly

60640. More than 65,000 horses were slaughtered in the United States in 2004, a 50 percent increase since 2002. – Elton Gallegly

60641. It’s been argued that of all the animals humans have domesticated, the horse is the most important to our history. For thousands of years, horses were our most reliable mode of transportation. – Elton Gallegly

60642. It is our hope that in future discussions with the Mexican government, you will encourage Mexico to do its part to address illegal immigration rather than encourage their citizens to illegally enter the U.S. – Elton Gallegly

60643. Instead, California is one of only 10 states that provides in-state college and university tuition to illegal immigrants. That’s grossly unfair to a legal high school student who moves out of California for a year, then returns to attend college. – Elton Gallegly

60644. Congress has greatly tightened the loopholes terrorists can use to harm Americans. We need to do more. We need controls immediately on what forms of ID are adequate to board planes and enter secure sites. – Elton Gallegly

60645. We are a nation of immigrants, but we are also a nation of laws. – Elton Gallegly

60646. In addition, California spends nearly $1 billion a year in Medi-Cal services for an average of 780,000 illegal immigrants a month, over and above emergency health services. – Elton Gallegly

60647. As a former mayor, I know that local governments must have control over land use decisions. – Elton Gallegly

60648. Consular cards are easily obtained with no proof of true identity and are easily forged. – Elton Gallegly

60649. Consular cards were not designed to be identification and no treaty recognizes them as such. Legal travelers, visitors and long-term residents carried passports, visas or green cards for that purpose. – Elton Gallegly

60650. Consular offices make no attempt to determine whether the person obtaining the card is legally in the United States. In fact, the only people who need these cards are illegal immigrants, criminals and terrorists. Consular cards also are easily forged. – Elton Gallegly

60651. Every unskilled illegal immigrant who enters the United States for work drives up healthcare costs for every American. And, every illegal immigrant we turn a blind eye toward weakens the rule of law our country is founded on. – Elton Gallegly

60652. Horsemeat in many European and Asian countries is consumed as a delicacy. – Elton Gallegly

60653. Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor. – Elton Gallegly

60654. I have great respect for President Bush, Secretary Powell and Secretary Ridge. – Elton Gallegly

60655. Among other things, the Real ID Act sets minimum security criteria that states would have to meet to have their driver’s licenses accepted as identification to board a commercial flight or enter federal facilities. – Elton Gallegly

60656. I don’t care about money. I really don’t care. I just want to do what I do. – John Galliano

60657. But I’m not an artist. Maybe an artist with a small a. – John Galliano

60658. Sure, I’d like to be like the House of Chanel. – John Galliano

60659. I don’t love dolls. I love women. I love their bodies. – John Galliano

60660. I love New York. But the energy is so intense. – John Galliano

60661. I’m an accomplice to helping women get what they want. – John Galliano

60662. Men don’t want another man to look at their woman because they don’t know how to handle it. – John Galliano

60663. My dresses are very reasonably priced, for dresses that are cut on the body. – John Galliano

60664. The problem is with men. I know I shouldn’t say this, but they’ve shrouded and hidden women to hide their incompetence. – John Galliano

60665. There’s room for the Gap, but the joy of dressing is an art. – John Galliano

60666. What about David Bowie? He’s a sexy creature. – John Galliano

60667. Yeah, that’s what I’m working for. The couture house of the future. – John Galliano

60668. But I’m going to be a real good boy and take it day by day and try to concentrate on what’s most important to me, and that’s offering women a service. – John Galliano

60669. Dressing up. People just don’t do it anymore. We have to change that. – John Galliano

60670. Women are women, and hurray for that. – John Galliano

60671. Kittens can happen to anyone. – Paul Gallico

60672. No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined. – Paul Gallico

60673. If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out. – Paul Gallico

60674. Nobody’s a natural. You work to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top. – Paul Gallico

60675. Modern science, then, so far from being an enemy of romance, is seen on every hand to be its sympathetic and resourceful friend, its swift and irresistible helper in its serious need, and an indulgent minister to its lighter fancies. – Richard Le Gallienne

60676. Youth, however, can afford to enjoy even its melancholy; for the ultimate fact of which that melancholy is a prophecy is a long way off. – Richard Le Gallienne

60677. A wholesome oblivion of one’s neighbours is the beginning of wisdom. – Richard Le Gallienne

60678. A woman’s beauty is one of her great missions. – Richard Le Gallienne

60679. All myths that are something more than fancies gain rather than lose in value with time, by reason of the accretions of human experience. – Richard Le Gallienne

60680. All religions have periods in their history which are looked back to with retrospective fear and trembling as eras of persecution, and each religion has its own book of martyrs. – Richard Le Gallienne

60681. All roads indeed lead to Rome, but theirs also is a more mystical destination, some bourne of which no traveller knows the name, some city, they all seem to hint, even more eternal. – Richard Le Gallienne

60682. Be it whim or emergency, the modern laboratory is equally at the service of romance, equally ready to gratify mankind with a torpedo or a toy. – Richard Le Gallienne

60683. If Romeo and Juliet make a tragedy of it nowadays, they have only to blame their own mismanagement, for the world is with them as it has never been before, and all sensible fathers and mothers know it. – Richard Le Gallienne

60684. In their work, then, as in their play, men and women are more and more coming to share with each other as comrades, and really the fun of life seems in no wise diminished as a consequence. – Richard Le Gallienne

60685. It is the fine excesses of life that make it worth living. – Richard Le Gallienne

60686. Races and nations are thus ever ready to believe the worst of one another. – Richard Le Gallienne

60687. Wild oats will get sown some time, and one of the arts of life is to sow them at the right time. – Richard Le Gallienne

60688. We have, of course, long since ceased to think of Nature as the sympathetic mirror of our moods, or to imagine that she has any concern with the temporal affairs of man. – Richard Le Gallienne

60689. We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces. – Richard Le Gallienne

60690. We also maintain – again with perfect truth – that mystery is more than half of beauty, the element of strangeness that stirs the senses through the imagination. – Richard Le Gallienne

60691. Though actually the work of man’s hands – or, more properly speaking, the work of his travelling feet, – roads have long since come to seem so much a part of Nature that we have grown to think of them as a feature of the landscape no less natural than rocks and trees. – Richard Le Gallienne

60692. There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report. – Richard Le Gallienne

60693. It is curious how, from time immemorial, man seems to have associated the idea of evil with beauty, shrunk from it with a sort of ghostly fear, while, at the same time drawn to it by force of its hypnotic attraction. – Richard Le Gallienne

60694. The beauty we love is very silent. It smiles softly to itself, but never speaks. – Richard Le Gallienne

60695. More and more the world is growing to love a lover, and one has only to read the newspapers to see how sympathetic are the times to any generous and adventurous display of the passions. – Richard Le Gallienne

60696. Perhaps we too seldom reflect how much the life of Nature is one with the life of man, how unimportant or indeed merely seeming, the difference between them. – Richard Le Gallienne

60697. Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard the ideals that were its founder’s than any other agency in the world. – Richard Le Gallienne

60698. On the contrary, woman is the best equipped fighting machine that ever went to battle. – Richard Le Gallienne

60699. Nature is forever arriving and forever departing, forever approaching, forever vanishing; but in her vanishings there seems to be ever the waving of a hand, in all her partings a promise of meetings farther along the road. – Richard Le Gallienne

60700. The spiritual element, the really important part of religion, has no concern with Time and Space, temporary mundane laws, or conduct. – Richard Le Gallienne

60701. Old hippies don’t die, they just lie low until the laughter stops and their time comes round again. – Joseph Gallivan

60702. Socialism can only arrive by bicycle. – Jose Antonio Viera Gallo

60703. I constantly try to reinvent my sensibilities and my ideas. I enjoy some of the satisfaction that I get when I feel good about what I’ve done. But the process is quite lonely and quite painful. – Vincent Gallo

60704. I never apologized for anything in my life. The only thing I’m sorry about is putting a curse on Roger Ebert’s colon. If a fat pig like Roger Ebert doesn’t like my movie, then I’m sorry for him. – Vincent Gallo

60705. I’m sorry I’m not gay or Jewish, so I don’t have a special interest group of journalists that support me. – Vincent Gallo

60706. I’m an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel. – George Galloway

60707. Anyone will say anything under torture. – George Galloway

60708. George Bush doesn’t represent any civilization! – George Galloway

60709. We say here that if you fall down in the United States, the ambulance man must feel for your wallet before he feels for your pulse. – George Galloway

60710. I am an opponent of Saddam Hussein, but an opponent also, of the sanctions that have killed a million Iraqi children and an opponent of the United States’ apparent desire to plunge the Middle East into a new and devastating war. – George Galloway

60711. I came to declare that I am a friend to Arabs, at a time when it is not easy to be friend to Arabs, because nowadays those who have ambitions and interests would not befriend Arab. – George Galloway

60712. It’s clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio, thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush. – George Galloway

60713. I think that both men, Bush and Blair, will be damned in history. Both men have made their respective countries the two most hated countries in the world. – George Galloway

60714. Even if you only counted the votes that actually made it through the hoops in order to be cast, the president was really Al Gore. – George Galloway

60715. I’m demanding to be prosecuted. I’m begging to be prosecuted for perjury. – George Galloway

60716. I’ve had more than 12,000 emails from the United States. It’s not easy in the United States to find out the email address of a British parliamentarian. – George Galloway

60717. I’ve never had a penny through oil deals and no one has produced a shred of evidence that I have. – George Galloway

60718. It is only losers that are prosecuted. – George Galloway

60719. Tony Blair will be remembered for nothing other than that he followed George W. Bush over a cliff; took the rest of us with them, and we haven’t yet reached the bottom, I’m afraid. – George Galloway

60720. I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one. – George Galloway

60721. MRSA, which is a kind of super bug mutant, is killing 10,000 people a year in Britain. – George Galloway

60722. Some things are too important to be left to the private sector. – George Galloway

60723. The big tyrants never face justice. – George Galloway

60724. There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people. – George Galloway

60725. Henry Kissinger is the greatest living war criminal in the world today, with the blood of millions of people in Vietnam and Cambodia and Laos and Chile and East Timor on his hands. He will never appear in a court or be behind bars. – George Galloway

60726. Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense. – George Gallup

60727. I could prove God statistically. Take the human body alone – the chances that all the functions of an individual would just happen is a statistical monstrosity. – George Gallup

60728. If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one. – John Galsworthy

60729. When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing – deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different. – John Galsworthy

60730. One’s eyes are what one is, one’s mouth is what one becomes. – John Galsworthy

60731. Love has no age, no limit; and no death. – John Galsworthy

60732. A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else. – John Galsworthy

60733. The French cook; we open tins. – John Galsworthy

60734. He was afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral. – John Galsworthy

60735. Idealism increases in direct proportion to one’s distance from the problem. – John Galsworthy

60736. Headlines twice the size of the events. – John Galsworthy

60737. Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place – service – social service – the ants creed, the bees creed. – John Galsworthy

60738. The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy. – John Galsworthy

60739. A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it. – John Galsworthy

60740. Beginnings are always messy. – John Galsworthy

60741. There is one rule for politicians all over the world: Don’t say in Power what you say in opposition; if you do, you only have to carry out what the other fellows have found impossible. – John Galsworthy

60742. Never just run through a study because you happen to be familiar with it, but use it to see what you can get from it on this new day which has been granted you. – James Galway

60743. Being unprepared heightens nerves. – James Galway

60744. Control of vibrato helps your musical expression. – James Galway

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60745. Scales played in the correct musical way are very exciting and rewarding. – James Galway

60746. I think it is most important for a teacher to play the pieces and studies that are being played by the student. – James Galway

60747. You cannot prepare enough for anything. – James Galway

60748. Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing. – James Galway

60749. You can sightread better if you know your scales and arpeggios. – James Galway

60750. Running through things because you are familiar with them, breeds routine and this is the seed of boredom. – James Galway

60751. Yes indeed I have gained a lot out of playing scales and etudes. – James Galway

60752. It is normal to be nervous. – James Galway

60753. I have to report to those of you who think diamonds make a difference that I cannot tell what it is. Seriously, as you all know, they make no difference at all. They just make the flute look a little more special. – James Galway

60754. I have never received a flute from them for free and I would not accept such a gift from any manufacturer. – James Galway

60755. I do not see scales as abstract. – James Galway

60756. I do not consider my self as having mastered the flute, but I get a real kick out of trying. – James Galway

60757. The mind of the performer is a very strange thing. – James Galway

60758. The great recipe for success is to work, and always work. – Leon Gambetta

60759. You get used to being lazy doing films, but classical theatre’s going to finish me off. – Michael Gambon

60760. I just play him as myself, I don’t ease myself into any role really. I stick a beard on and play me. – Michael Gambon

60761. Every part I play is just a variant of my own personality. No real character actor, of course, just me. – Michael Gambon

60762. I am a theatre actor, but the last ten years I’ve taken parts in movies because it keeps me in money. – Michael Gambon

60763. I learn the lines that JK Rowling or whoever writes them, and say them. – Michael Gambon

60764. I promise myself that I would go and do a play every year. – Michael Gambon

60765. Richard was in heavy, heavy costume, he could hardly sit, you know, and I turned up and they put me in two layers of silk, so I played him much lighter – you know, floating around in a pair of slippers, a bit of a hippy. – Michael Gambon

60766. Television has dried up for my generation, so it’s plays and films. – Michael Gambon

60767. There’s no subtext in Harry Potter really; it’s all magic, anything can happen. Why do I say this? Because it’s a magic spell. It’s quite nice in a way. There is a real freedom to it. – Michael Gambon

60768. There were no spells at my school, just a smack in the mouth. – Michael Gambon

60769. One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money. – Indira Gandhi

60770. My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not. – Indira Gandhi

60771. A nation’ s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others. – Indira Gandhi

60772. All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake. – Indira Gandhi

60773. Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one. – Indira Gandhi

60774. Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic. – Indira Gandhi

60775. Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave. – Indira Gandhi

60776. Have a bias toward action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away. – Indira Gandhi

60777. The power to question is the basis of all human progress. – Indira Gandhi

60778. Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning. – Indira Gandhi

60779. You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose. – Indira Gandhi

60780. My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. – Indira Gandhi

60781. People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights. – Indira Gandhi

60782. There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. – Indira Gandhi

60783. There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten. – Indira Gandhi

60784. There is not love where there is no will. – Indira Gandhi

60785. You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. – Indira Gandhi

60786. If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying. – Indira Gandhi

60787. We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party. – Mohandas Gandhi

60788. It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business. – Mohandas Gandhi

60789. Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point. – Mohandas Gandhi

60790. Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit. – Mohandas Gandhi

60791. Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up. – Mohandas Gandhi

60792. Where there is love there is life. – Mohandas Gandhi

60793. Where love is, there God is also. – Mohandas Gandhi

60794. When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible. – Mohandas Gandhi

60795. When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. – Mohandas Gandhi

60796. Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it. – Mohandas Gandhi

60797. What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope. – Mohandas Gandhi

60798. What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea. – Mohandas Gandhi

60799. What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy? – Mohandas Gandhi

60800. We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop. – Mohandas Gandhi

60801. We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it. – Mohandas Gandhi

60802. We must become the change we want to see in the world. – Mohandas Gandhi

60803. We do not need to proselytise either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study. – Mohandas Gandhi

60804. There is more to life than increasing its speed. – Mohandas Gandhi

60805. Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself. – Mohandas Gandhi

60806. Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience. – Mohandas Gandhi

60807. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained. – Mohandas Gandhi

60808. Truth never damages a cause that is just. – Mohandas Gandhi

60809. Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. – Mohandas Gandhi

60810. To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. – Mohandas Gandhi

60811. To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body. – Mohandas Gandhi

60812. To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. – Mohandas Gandhi

60813. Though we may know Him by a thousand names, He is one and the same to us all. – Mohandas Gandhi

60814. Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is. – Mohandas Gandhi

60815. Those who know how to think need no teachers. – Mohandas Gandhi

60816. There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever. – Mohandas Gandhi

60817. There is no principle worth the name if it is not wholly good. – Mohandas Gandhi

60818. We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts? – Mohandas Gandhi

60819. It is any day better to stand erect with a broken and bandaged head then to crawl on one’s belly, in order to be able to save one’s head. – Mohandas Gandhi

60820. Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man’s happiness really lies in contentment. – Mohandas Gandhi

60821. In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. – Mohandas Gandhi

60822. Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth. – Mohandas Gandhi

60823. Infinite striving to be the best is man’s duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God’s hands. – Mohandas Gandhi

60824. Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being. – Mohandas Gandhi

60825. Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment. – Mohandas Gandhi

60826. It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings. – Mohandas Gandhi

60827. If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm. – Mohandas Gandhi

60828. It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence. – Mohandas Gandhi

60829. All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take. – Mohandas Gandhi

60830. It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. – Mohandas Gandhi

60831. It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity. – Mohandas Gandhi

60832. It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. – Mohandas Gandhi

60833. I do all the evil I can before I learn to shun it? Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up. – Mohandas Gandhi

60834. Intolerance betrays want of faith in one’s cause. – Mohandas Gandhi

60835. I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality. – Mohandas Gandhi

60836. I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following. – Mohandas Gandhi

60837. I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul. – Mohandas Gandhi

60838. I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could. – Mohandas Gandhi

60839. I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice. – Mohandas Gandhi

60840. I know, to banish anger altogether from one’s breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God’s grace. – Mohandas Gandhi

60841. I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. – Mohandas Gandhi

60842. In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Mohandas Gandhi

60843. I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. – Mohandas Gandhi

60844. If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children. – Mohandas Gandhi

60845. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. – Mohandas Gandhi

60846. I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God’s creation, woman, the object of our lust. – Mohandas Gandhi

60847. I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force. – Mohandas Gandhi

60848. If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty. – Mohandas Gandhi

60849. If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. – Mohandas Gandhi

60850. Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared. – Mohandas Gandhi

60851. I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others. – Mohandas Gandhi

60852. Morality is contraband in war. – Mohandas Gandhi

60853. Nobody can hurt me without my permission. – Mohandas Gandhi

60854. No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive. – Mohandas Gandhi

60855. Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it. – Mohandas Gandhi

60856. My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him. – Mohandas Gandhi

60857. My life is my message. – Mohandas Gandhi

60858. Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be. – Mohandas Gandhi

60859. Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. – Mohandas Gandhi

60860. Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being. – Mohandas Gandhi

60861. Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort. – Mohandas Gandhi

60862. Man can never be a woman’s equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her. – Mohandas Gandhi

60863. Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment. – Mohandas Gandhi

60864. Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been know to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature. – Mohandas Gandhi

60865. Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep. – Mohandas Gandhi

60866. Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be, at the hands of his brother, never by killing him. – Mohandas Gandhi

60867. Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts. – Mohandas Gandhi

60868. The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart. – Mohandas Gandhi

60869. Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom. – Mohandas Gandhi

60870. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mohandas Gandhi

60871. Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men. – Mohandas Gandhi

60872. There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings. – Mohandas Gandhi

60873. There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. – Mohandas Gandhi

60874. There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts. – Mohandas Gandhi

60875. Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good. – Mohandas Gandhi

60876. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. – Mohandas Gandhi

60877. Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another. – Mohandas Gandhi

60878. The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity. – Mohandas Gandhi

60879. The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one’s opponent. – Mohandas Gandhi

60880. The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. – Mohandas Gandhi

60881. The moment there is suspicion about a person’s motives, everything he does becomes tainted. – Mohandas Gandhi

60882. The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body. – Mohandas Gandhi

60883. Imitation is the sincerest flattery. – Mohandas Gandhi

60884. There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. – Mohandas Gandhi

60885. Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest. – Mohandas Gandhi

60886. Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent. – Mohandas Gandhi

60887. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth. – Mohandas Gandhi

60888. Each one prays to God according to his own light. – Mohandas Gandhi

60889. Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. – Mohandas Gandhi

60890. Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position. – Mohandas Gandhi

60891. Commonsense is the realised sense of proportion. – Mohandas Gandhi

60892. A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal. – Mohandas Gandhi

60893. A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. – Mohandas Gandhi

60894. A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act. – Mohandas Gandhi

60895. A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes. – Mohandas Gandhi

60896. A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. – Mohandas Gandhi

60897. A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. – Mohandas Gandhi

60898. Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone. – Mohandas Gandhi

60899. Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. – Mohandas Gandhi

60900. Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart. – Mohandas Gandhi

60901. An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it. – Mohandas Gandhi

60902. An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. – Mohandas Gandhi

60903. An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching. – Mohandas Gandhi

60904. An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so. – Mohandas Gandhi

60905. Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. – Mohandas Gandhi

60906. In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place. – Mohandas Gandhi

60907. Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up. – Mohandas Gandhi

60908. Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages. – Mohandas Gandhi

60909. As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves. – Mohandas Gandhi

60910. Be the change that you want to see in the world. – Mohandas Gandhi

60911. Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. – Mohandas Gandhi

60912. But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac. – Mohandas Gandhi

60913. Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed. – Mohandas Gandhi

60914. All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth. – Mohandas Gandhi

60915. It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh. – Mohandas Gandhi

60916. Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress. – Mohandas Gandhi

60917. I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill. – Mohandas Gandhi

60918. I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers. – Mohandas Gandhi

60919. Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. – Mohandas Gandhi

60920. I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed. – Mohandas Gandhi

60921. Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress. – Mohandas Gandhi

60922. I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps. – Mohandas Gandhi

60923. I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world. – Mohandas Gandhi

60924. A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. – Mohandas Gandhi

60925. A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. – Mohandas Gandhi

60926. A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness. – Mohandas Gandhi

60927. A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident. – Mohandas Gandhi

60928. Action expresses priorities. – Mohandas Gandhi

60929. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame. – Mohandas Gandhi

60930. Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession. – Mohandas Gandhi

60931. Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith. – Mohandas Gandhi

60932. I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another. – Mohandas Gandhi

60933. Fear has its use but cowardice has none. – Mohandas Gandhi

60934. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. – Mohandas Gandhi

60935. First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. – Mohandas Gandhi

60936. For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion. – Mohandas Gandhi

60937. Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living? – Mohandas Gandhi

60938. Faith… must be enforced by reason… when faith becomes blind it dies. – Mohandas Gandhi

60939. Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion. – Mohandas Gandhi

60940. Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it. – Mohandas Gandhi

60941. God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained. – Mohandas Gandhi

60942. A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice. – Mohandas Gandhi

60943. God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless. – Mohandas Gandhi

60944. God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us. – Mohandas Gandhi

60945. Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. – Mohandas Gandhi

60946. Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. – Mohandas Gandhi

60947. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. – Mohandas Gandhi

60948. Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul. – Mohandas Gandhi

60949. Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy. – Mohandas Gandhi

60950. Self-respect knows no considerations. – Mohandas Gandhi

60951. Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory. – Mohandas Gandhi

60952. Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having. – Mohandas Gandhi

60953. Religion is more than life. Remember that his own religion is the truest to every man even if it stands low in the scales of philosophical comparison. – Mohandas Gandhi

60954. Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one’s own religion. – Mohandas Gandhi

60955. Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive. – Mohandas Gandhi

60956. The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem. – Mohandas Gandhi

60957. Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. – Mohandas Gandhi

60958. Prayer is not an old woman’s idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action. – Mohandas Gandhi

60959. Prayer is a confession of one’s own unworthiness and weakness. – Mohandas Gandhi

60960. Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment. – Mohandas Gandhi

60961. Poverty is the worst form of violence. – Mohandas Gandhi

60962. Peace is its own reward. – Mohandas Gandhi

60963. Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God. – Mohandas Gandhi

60964. One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s. – Mohandas Gandhi

60965. Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education. – Mohandas Gandhi

60966. Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain. – Mohandas Gandhi

60967. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. – Mohandas Gandhi

60968. Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed. – Mohandas Gandhi

60969. You must be the change you wish to see in the world. – Mohandas Gandhi

60970. You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. – Mohandas Gandhi

60971. Non-violence is the article of faith. – Mohandas Gandhi

60972. Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man. – Mohandas Gandhi

60973. That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake. – Mohandas Gandhi

60974. Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man. – Mohandas Gandhi

60975. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. – Mohandas Gandhi

60976. The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless. – Mohandas Gandhi

60977. The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience. – Mohandas Gandhi

60978. The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. – Mohandas Gandhi

60979. The good man is the friend of all living things. – Mohandas Gandhi

60980. The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different. – Mohandas Gandhi

60981. For some days, people thought that India was shaking. But there are always tremors when a great tree falls. – Rajiv Gandhi

60982. An economy growing at 7 percent per year, can and must find the resources to improve the lives of its millions of poor. – Sonia Gandhi

60983. Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky. – Sonia Gandhi

60984. All writers are vampires. – James Gandolfini

60985. You know, all writers are vampires and they’ll look around and they watch you when you’re not even thinking they’re watching you and they’ll slip stuff in. – James Gandolfini

60986. It is a dark, dark world. If you’re going to be in a dark world, I can’t think of any better one to be in. I still think I’m very lucky to be in it. – James Gandolfini

60987. I’ve been very lucky, considering what I look like and what I do. – James Gandolfini

60988. I’m an actor… I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don’t ask a truck driver about his job. – James Gandolfini

60989. I was voted best-looking kid in high school but, as you can see, things changed. I used to say I was a 260 pound Woody Allen. You can make that 295 pound now. – James Gandolfini

60990. I lost 30 pounds to play my character in ‘The Mexican’, but people don’t take to skinny mafia men, and I don’t feel right when I’m thin. – James Gandolfini

60991. I just don’t think I’m that interesting. I don’t think what I have to say is that interesting. To hear me go blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. I mean, who… cares? – James Gandolfini

60992. Both my mother and father were very supportive of any career move any of us wanted to make. – James Gandolfini

60993. I think that most people who write about music just want to fill some paper. They’re not really interested in getting to the heart of something. Otherwise, they wouldn’t write what they write. – Tim Gane

60994. Mr. President, How are you going to work with people who seem to have divorced themselves from reality? – Jeff Gannon

60995. I was given no special information by the White House, or by anybody else, for that matter. – Jeff Gannon

60996. If I am a Republican shill, wouldn’t you think I am the least amount of a threat to the president? – Jeff Gannon

60997. All my stories were usually titled, ‘White House Says,’ ‘President Bush Wants,’ and I relied on transcripts from the briefings. I relied on press releases that were sent to the press for the purpose of accurately portraying what the White House believed or wanted. – Jeff Gannon

60998. Since There are so many questions about what the president was doing over 30 years ago, what is it that he did after his honorable discharge from the National Guard? Did he make speeches alongside Jane Fonda denouncing America’s racist war in Vietnam? – Jeff Gannon

60999. My name is James Guckert. Well, when you read it, it’s always pronounced some other way. – Jeff Gannon

61000. My employer was never at any time aware of anything in my past beyond the writing I did, because, frankly, it isn’t relevant to the job I was asked to do, which was to be a reporter. – Jeff Gannon

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