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180000 famous quotes part 63 – 62001 to 63000

62001. And my interest in history was, and remains, very strong: what I wanted was to understand certain things better by understanding them psychoanalytically. – Peter Gay

62002. There is something very intriguing about, for example, the sense of accomplishment that a small child has, which you might be able to reduce to aggression and libido, but which might also have some independent existence. – Peter Gay

62003. People seem to forget that one reason they are now thinking differently is Freud’s legacy itself. – Peter Gay

62004. My definition of modernism took a while to develop. – Peter Gay

62005. What interests me, and has always interested me, has been modernism. – Peter Gay

62006. To have a liberal temperament is a kind of psychological boon, To be able to understand that someone you disagree with is not just a terrible creature but somebody with whom you disagree. – Peter Gay

62007. War is not the answer, because only love can conquer hate. – Marvin Gaye

62008. Negotiating means getting the best of your opponent. – Marvin Gaye

62009. Great artists suffer for the people. – Marvin Gaye

62010. I am not going to be dictated to by fans, certainly. I am dictated enough to by my record company to last me a million years. – Marvin Gaye

62011. I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don’t quite know how to explain it but it’s there. These can’t be the only notes in the world, there’s got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys. – Marvin Gaye

62012. I sing about life. – Marvin Gaye

62013. If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. – Marvin Gaye

62014. Marriage is miserable unless you find the right person that is your soulmate and that takes a lot of looking. – Marvin Gaye

62015. Most fear stems from sin; to limit one’s sins, one must assuredly limit one’s fear, thereby bringing more peace to one’s spirit. – Marvin Gaye

62016. Music, not sex, got me aroused. – Marvin Gaye

62017. Detroit turned out to be heaven, but it also turned out to be hell. – Marvin Gaye

62018. It used to be that Nashville would work to develop promising artists. – Crystal Gayle

62019. Country is not what you heard on the Grammys. – Crystal Gayle

62020. But these days, it’s hard to make it just on a beautiful voice. – Crystal Gayle

62021. You have to be committed or you fall behind, lose out. – Crystal Gayle

62022. Well, maybe surf one time; I think it would be fun to catch a wave just once. – Crystal Gayle

62023. Now so many really good groups who have had a first major hit can’t get a deal for a second one. – Crystal Gayle

62024. So many singers want to act, and so many actors try to sing. – Crystal Gayle

62025. You’re either in it for the long haul or you’re not. – Crystal Gayle

62026. Staying focused is hard work and staying married is even harder. – Crystal Gayle

62027. All I ever want to do is what I am: a singer. – Crystal Gayle

62028. There was a time when country never used to do videos. – Crystal Gayle

62029. Women have to show that tummy to stay noticed. – Crystal Gayle

62030. Nashville used to have more integrity than just looking at the bottom line. – Crystal Gayle

62031. A man may not always be what he appears to be, but what he appears to be is always a significant part of what he is. – Willard Gaylin

62032. A street thug and a paid killer are professionals – beasts of prey, if you will, who have dissociated themselves from the rest of humanity and can now see human beings in the same way that trout fishermen see trout. – Willard Gaylin

62033. Expressing anger is a form of public littering. – Willard Gaylin

62034. To probe for unconscious determinants of behavior and then define a man in their terms exclusively, ignoring his overt behavior altogether, is a greater distortion than ignoring the unconscious completely. – Willard Gaylin

62035. A team championship doesn’t happen because three people score 10s, it happens because all the guys score well. In my opinion, everyone deserved 10s, we’re all 10s on this team. – Mitch Gaylord

62036. The greatest memory for me of the 1984 Olympics was not the individual honors, but standing on the podium with my teammates to receive our team gold medal. – Mitch Gaylord

62037. People always want to ask me about my drug problem – I never had a drug problem; I had a self-esteem problem! – Gloria Gaynor

62038. That’s why you find a lot of entertainers are insecure, because it’s the perfect camouflage for insecurity. – Gloria Gaynor

62039. Well, we all know that self-esteem comes from what you think of you, not what other people think of you. – Gloria Gaynor

62040. Well, I went through some emotionally abusive relationships and allowed myself to not be properly respected as a lady, as a human being even, though I tried everything I knew to be a lady. – Gloria Gaynor

62041. I had a fear of being alone. – Gloria Gaynor

62042. I think I sound like Barry White. – Gloria Gaynor

62043. I have never been a different person onstage than I am off. – Gloria Gaynor

62044. There’s nothing to compare to live music, there just isn’t anything. – Gloria Gaynor

62045. Audrey was a princess, so natural, the camera really loved her… James and I kept each other company during all the rejections. We used to meet, have a cup of coffee and went from office to office to get work and never got work. – Ben Gazzara

62046. I love awards, especially if I get them. – Ben Gazzara

62047. It’s up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You’re either courageous or not. You have to find a way. – Ben Gazzara

62048. You achieve because you’re lucky to work with people who are very talented. – Ben Gazzara

62049. In isolated or country places no man’s life is safe. – John White Geary

62050. Men of authority have employed all the destructive agents around them to promote their own personal interests at the sacrifice of every just, honorable, and lawful consideration. – John White Geary

62051. I have barely time to give you a brief statement of facts as I find them. – John White Geary

62052. The roads are filled with armed robbers, and murders for mere plunder are of daily occurrence. – John White Geary

62053. I’m lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife. – Haile Gebrselassie

62054. You know, I want to help my country. Definitely I can help them, simply by winning races. Sure, they can follow my path to a good career. But for me it is not enough. I want to be more than that. In everything I want to be a role model. – Haile Gebrselassie

62055. When we race in London a world record will be the last thing on our minds. – Haile Gebrselassie

62056. What can you do if a part of it is uphill? You can’t work out another route. You’ve just got to run the one they give you. But they tell me London is a nice course. Even the cobbles, I hope, are not very much of a problem for me. – Haile Gebrselassie

62057. This is what I wanted. They tell me that London is the best field in history. I wanted to be part of that. Because everyone will be there it will be a wonderful challenge for me. You can see the best runners, how they look, how they run. For me to beat the best is what counts. – Haile Gebrselassie

62058. This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs. – Haile Gebrselassie

62059. That is not enough. Sport has been great for me, a great learning place that if you want to achieve you can, even if you are from the poorest part of Africa. – Haile Gebrselassie

62060. Since I achieved something, running has exploded in my country. For me sometimes it is difficult even to know who the athletes are who are competing at the highest level. There are thousands. – Haile Gebrselassie

62061. In the rainy season, sometimes to get to the first lesson we had to run really quick, because we had to cross the river to school and we’d have to go up and down the bank to find a place to cross because there is no bridge. – Haile Gebrselassie

62062. I will always listen to my coaches. But first I listen to my body. If what they tell me suits my body, great. If my body doesn’t feel good with what they say, then always my body comes first. – Haile Gebrselassie

62063. I used to run to school, 10k every day. And this at altitude, perfect preparation, really. – Haile Gebrselassie

62064. I think if you come first with a new world record, that is the best. – Haile Gebrselassie

62065. I haven’t done a marathon for a long time. So we’ll see. I will need good luck. – Haile Gebrselassie

62066. I have to change a lot of things before I become a good marathon runner. – Haile Gebrselassie

62067. He was not a runner, my father, but he was quick. I always remember it was very difficult to escape from him when he was angry. If he wanted to beat us he would always catch us. Even me, he could always catch me. – Haile Gebrselassie

62068. Eradicate poverty. This is all that matters in my country. When I am out training I think about this a lot; when I am running it is going over in my mind. As a country we cannot move forward until we eradicate poverty. – Haile Gebrselassie

62069. At the moment I am a little bit politician, yes. I think that could be my next step. It is not because I want power, it is because of what I think I could do for the people. – Haile Gebrselassie

62070. My father thought sport was something fun – he didn’t know it was a way to make money. Then I won a Mercedes at the world championships and I gave it to him. From the moment it arrived my father said: ‘Good, you can support not just yourself but me too’. – Haile Gebrselassie

62071. But a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time. – Patrick Geddes

62072. Each social formation, through each of its material activities, exerts its influence upon the civic whole; and each of its ideas and ideals wins also its place and power. – Patrick Geddes

62073. Instead of isolating our school and our many subjects from the every day world, we intend to plant it not merely in the French capital, but in what for next summer at least will be the focal point, the capital of the entire civilized world. – Patrick Geddes

62074. Continue to surprise those who would put you in a neat demographic. Be insistently curious. – Gordon Gee

62075. When the fabric of the universe becomes unknown, it is the duty of the university to produce weavers. – Gordon Gee

62076. I think the perception of there being a deep gulf between science and the humanities is false. – Clifford Geertz

62077. Has feminism made us all more conscious? I think it has. Feminist critiques of anthropological masculine bias have been quite important, and they have increased my sensitivity to that kind of issue. – Clifford Geertz

62078. I don’t think things are moving toward an omega point; I think they’re moving toward more diversity. – Clifford Geertz

62079. I never leave a sentence or a paragraph until I’m satisfied with it. – Clifford Geertz

62080. I had a hard time convincing students that they were going to North Africa to understand the North Africans, not to understand themselves. – Clifford Geertz

62081. I don’t write drafts. I write from the beginning to the end, and when it’s finished, it’s done. – Clifford Geertz

62082. I think of myself as a writer who happens to be doing his writing as an anthropologist. – Clifford Geertz

62083. I don’t have the notion that everybody has to write in some single academic style. – Clifford Geertz

62084. I don’t feel that an atmosphere of debate and total disagreement and argument is such a bad thing. It makes for a vital and alive field. – Clifford Geertz

62085. Anthropology in general has always been fairly hospitable to female scholars, and even to feminist scholars. – Clifford Geertz

62086. I agree with Chomsky in almost nothing. When it comes to innate structures and so on, I’m very skeptical. – Clifford Geertz

62087. Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There’s been an extraordinary advance. – Clifford Geertz

62088. Anthropology never has had a distinct subject matter, and because it doesn’t have a real method, there’s a great deal of anxiety over what it is. – Clifford Geertz

62089. I think what’s known about neurology is still scattered and uncertain. – Clifford Geertz

62090. I think the American university system still seems to be the best system in the world. – Clifford Geertz

62091. I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded. People are very aware of gender concerns now. – Clifford Geertz

62092. Two people have been really liberating in my mind; one is Wittgenstein and the other is Burke. I read Burke before he was a secular saint, before everyone was reading him. – Clifford Geertz

62093. I think feminism has had a major impact on anthropology. – Clifford Geertz

62094. I was trained in the ’50s as a New Critic. I remember what literature was like before the New Critics, when people stood up and talked about Shelley’s soul and such things. – Clifford Geertz

62095. Younger anthropologists have the notion that anthropology is too diverse. The number of things done under the name of anthropology is just infinite; you can do anything and call it anthropology. – Clifford Geertz

62096. We need to think more about the nature of rhetoric in anthropology. There isn’t a body of knowledge and thought to fall back on in this regard. – Clifford Geertz

62097. The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about. – Clifford Geertz

62098. The point of literary criticism in anthropology is not to replace research, but to find out how it is that we are persuasive. – Clifford Geertz

62099. The North African mule talks always of his mother’s brother, the horse, but never of his father, the donkey, in favor of others supposedly more reputable. – Clifford Geertz

62100. People keep asking how anthropology is different from sociology, and everybody gets nervous. – Clifford Geertz

62101. My instincts are always against people who want to fasten some sort of hegemony onto things. – Clifford Geertz

62102. I’m writing a review of three books on feminism and science, and it’s about social constructionism. So I would say I’m a social constructionist, whatever that means. – Clifford Geertz

62103. We’re getting closer to our nature. – Clifford Geertz

62104. I’m an inveterate fox and not a hedgehog, so I always think you should try everything. – Clifford Geertz

62105. Most anthropologists are doing straightforward ethnography, and should. – Clifford Geertz

62106. I’ve often been accused of making anthropology into literature, but anthropology is also field research. Writing is central to it. – Clifford Geertz

62107. I’ve written a lot of books which are written from the moon – the view from nowhere. – Clifford Geertz

62108. If I remember correctly, a writer is someone who wants to convey information. Language or writing is a code. – Clifford Geertz

62109. If there’s ever a place where you can’t argue that you can put the facts over here and the text over there and see if they fit, it is surely in anthropology. – Clifford Geertz

62110. It’s always amusing to look at how something early in the 20th century was written in anthropology and how it’s written now. There’s been an enormous shift in how it’s done, but yet you can’t put your finger on someone who actually did it. – Clifford Geertz

62111. Meaning is socially, historically, and rhetorically constructed. – Clifford Geertz

62112. Broke is a Hollywood term! – David Geffen

62113. I intend to be me. Whatever that is. – David Geffen

62114. I believe we’re all in denial about the people we love. – David Geffen

62115. I am truly my mother’s son. – David Geffen

62116. I just needed a job. Before being hired as an usher at the CBS Theatre, I didn’t even know there was a show business! – David Geffen

62117. Happy is harder than money. Anybody who thinks money will make you happy hasn’t got money. – David Geffen

62118. Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn’t got money. – David Geffen

62119. I never went to business school. I was just bumbling through a lot of my life. I was like the guy behind the curtain in The Wizard of Oz. – David Geffen

62120. HIV infection and AIDS is growing – but so too is public apathy. We have already lost too many friends and colleagues. – David Geffen

62121. It’s very easy for me to thank everyone for the incredible contribution they’ve made to my life. – David Geffen

62122. You have an idea of the way you think it is, and it’s not that way at all, it’s something else. – David Geffen

62123. To be able to live and work in the United States is a privilege. – David Geffen

62124. The opportunity for an entrepreneur to start a company from scratch today is abysmal. – David Geffen

62125. Steven Spielberg and I have tremendous amounts of money. – David Geffen

62126. My mother taught me to love my work. I learned everything about business from her. – David Geffen

62127. It’s the perfect definition of a settlement. Both parties didn’t get what they wanted. – David Geffen

62128. It’s easy in music to tell what’s good. It’s hard to tell what’s bad. – David Geffen

62129. In Hollywood people lie to each other and cheat each other and then go and play tennis. But I don’t want to be a tennis player. – David Geffen

62130. I’m not Sammy Glick. I’ve never killed anyone. I don’t have to. I’m too talented. – David Geffen

62131. I’m Billy the Kid, the fastest draw. It’s not arrogance. It’s the truth. – David Geffen

62132. I would say that Bob Dylan is as interested in money as any person I’ve known in my life. That’s just the truth. – David Geffen

62133. I thought I’d be a success even back in the mailroom at William Morris. – David Geffen

62134. Move to California. Malibu is paradise. – David Geffen

62135. The ballplayer who loses his head, who can’t keep his cool, is worse than no ballplayer at all. – Lou Gehrig

62136. There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all. – Lou Gehrig

62137. In the beginning I used to make one terrible play a game. Then I got so I’d make one a week and finally I’d pull a bad one about once a month. Now, I’m trying to keep it down to one a season. – Lou Gehrig

62138. I’m not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference. – Lou Gehrig

62139. What are you going to do? Admit to yourself that the pitchers have you on the point of surrender? You can’t do that. You must make yourself think that the pitchers are just as good as they always have been or just as bad. – Lou Gehrig

62140. And I realized, when I’d come in to the meetings with these corrugated metal and chain link stuff, and people would just look at me like I’d just landed from Mars. But I couldn’t do anything else. That was my response to the people and the time. – Frank Gehry

62141. Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness. – Frank Gehry

62142. For me, every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working, I’m not sure where I’m going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn’t do it. – Frank Gehry

62143. Liquid architecture. It’s like jazz – you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it’s a way of – for me, it’s a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city. – Frank Gehry

62144. Well, I’ve always just – I’ve never really gone out looking for work. I always waited for it to sort of hit me on the head. – Frank Gehry

62145. You’ve got to bumble forward into the unknown. – Frank Gehry

62146. Drawn by warm nostalgic feelings for the place and by two sweet little words: “Open Bar.” – William E. Geist

62147. Scrooge pushed past Mary number 1 and Joseph number 2 in the wings without so much as an “excuse me”. Typical. – William E. Geist

62148. Pressed caviar has the consistency of chilled tar. – William E. Geist

62149. Kristin Brown looks as though she could have been mailed first-class to New York for about a dollar and a half. – William E. Geist

62150. Grown men have been seen fleeing after reading the menu posted outside. – William E. Geist

62151. There is a basic lesson on financial crises that governments tend to wait too long, underestimate the risks, want to do too little. And it ultimately gets away from them, and they end up spending more money, causing much more damage to the economy. – Timothy Geithner

62152. We will not support returning Fannie and Freddie to the role they played before conservatorship, where they fought to take market share from private competitors while enjoying the privilege of government support. – Timothy Geithner

62153. We judged that a sudden, disorderly failure of Bear would have brought with it unpredictable but severe consequences for the functioning of the broader financial system and the broader economy, with lower equity prices, further downward pressure on home values, and less access to credit for companies and households. – Timothy Geithner

62154. This crisis exposed very significant problems in the financial systems of the United States and some other major economies. Innovation got too far out in front of the knowledge of risk. – Timothy Geithner

62155. The world is likely to view any temporary extension of the income tax cuts for the top two percent as a prelude to a long-term or permanent extension, and that would hurt economic recovery as well by undermining confidence that we’re prepared to make a commitment today to bring down our future deficits. – Timothy Geithner

62156. The substantial uncertainty about the path of asset price movements going forward necessarily reduces the case for altering policy in advance of the move. – Timothy Geithner

62157. The rest of the world needs the US economy and financial system to recover in order for it to revive. We remain at the center of global economic activity with financial and trade ties to every region of the globe. – Timothy Geithner

62158. The recognition that things that are not sustainable will eventually come to an end does not give us much of a guide to whether the transition will be calm or exciting. – Timothy Geithner

62159. The plausible outcomes range from the gradual and benign to the more precipitous and damaging. – Timothy Geithner

62160. The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today – pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources – are not about monetary policy. – Timothy Geithner

62161. The government can help, but we need to make this transition now to a recovery led by private investment, private. – Timothy Geithner

62162. The choice is between which mistake is easier to correct: underdoing it or overdoing it. – Timothy Geithner

62163. Some think that by preparing to deal with crises you make them more likely. I think the wiser judgment is the contrary. In this area at least, if you want peace or stability, it’s better to prepare for war or instability. – Timothy Geithner

62164. I personally believe that there’s going to be a good case for the government preserving some type of guarantee to make sure that people have the ability to borrow to finance a house even in a very damaging recession. I think there’s going to be a good case for that. – Timothy Geithner

62165. And I think it’s a prudent, responsible way, given the scale of the emergency, the scale of the damage still facing America, that we finance these additional support for the unemployed as well as the support for small business. We think there’s a good case for doing it now. We want to do it in an overall fiscally responsible way. – Timothy Geithner

62166. As financial markets continue to broaden and deepen, the behavior of asset prices will play an important role in the formulation of monetary policy going forward, perhaps a more important role than in the past. – Timothy Geithner

62167. This crisis is not simply a more severe version of the usual business cycle recession, the typical downturn in which economies ultimately adjust and stabilize. – Timothy Geithner

62168. But what we’re determined to do, and what the reforms will do is to make sure this system goes back to its core purpose of taking the savings of Americans and from investors around the world and allocating those to people with an idea, not just the largest companies in the country, but to small businesses with an idea and a plan for growing. – Timothy Geithner

62169. Never before in modern times has so much of the world been simultaneously hit by a confluence of economic and financial turmoil such as we are now living through. – Timothy Geithner

62170. Financial crises require governments. – Timothy Geithner

62171. I think we’re not going to preserve Fannie and Freddie in anything like their current form. We’re going to have to bring fundamental change to that market. – Timothy Geithner

62172. In the financial system we have today, with less risk concentrated in banks, the probability of systemic financial crises may be lower than in traditional bank-centered financial systems. – Timothy Geithner

62173. It is very important for people to understand that the United States of America and no country around the world can devalue its way to prosperity, to be competitive. It is not a viable, feasible strategy, and we will not engage in it. – Timothy Geithner

62174. Looking past the immediate crisis, a more resilient system must be built on stronger and better designed shock absorbers, both in the major institutions and in the infrastructure of the financial system. – Timothy Geithner

62175. Monetary policy itself cannot sensibly be directed at reducing imbalances. – Timothy Geithner

62176. Most consequential choices involve shades of gray, and some fog is often useful in getting things done. – Timothy Geithner

62177. Although this crisis in some ways started in the United States, it is a global crisis. We bear a substantial share of the responsibility for what has happened, but factors that made the crisis so acute and so difficult to contain lie in a broader set of global forces that built up in the years before the start of our current troubles. – Timothy Geithner

62178. One doesn’t have a sense of humor. It has you. – Larry Gelbart

62179. Today’s audience knows more about what’s on television than what’s in life. – Larry Gelbart

62180. If vaudeville had died, television was the box they put it in. – Larry Gelbart

62181. Most jokes state a bitter truth. – Larry Gelbart

62182. Certainly, I think being depressed is absolutely part of the human condition, it has to be, if there’s joy there’s its opposite, and it’s something you ride if you possibly can. – Bob Geldof

62183. Mankind at its most desperate is often at its best. – Bob Geldof

62184. Men who are not given any voice in this because of the secret nature of the courts, what they’re left with is dressing up ridiculously, but at least using humour to try and draw attention to their kids. – Bob Geldof

62185. Music can’t change the world. – Bob Geldof

62186. Music is something I must do, business is something I need to do, and Africa is something I have to do. That’s the way it breaks down in my life. – Bob Geldof

62187. Music is still above all else the thing that does it for me. – Bob Geldof

62188. Music is what I must do, business is what I need to do and politics is what I have to do. – Bob Geldof

62189. Physically I’m tired at the end of the day and quite glad to be reading in bed by midnight. – Bob Geldof

62190. When I hit 11 so did the careers of Dylan and the Stones. A year later it was the Who and the Kinks. – Bob Geldof

62191. Playing live if the thing I love doing best. – Bob Geldof

62192. So when I got to 50 I just thought, Hold on: I’m thin. I’ve got my hair. I’m well off. I survived, you know. – Bob Geldof

62193. The girls are a complete joy and I love their passion. They argue with me like mad and I love that too. – Bob Geldof

62194. There is not a single extant study that supports all the arguments against men being with their children. It’s absolute bollocks. – Bob Geldof

62195. Those songs are about getting out; they’re not about getting out of family. It wasn’t about how family life was curtailing because I didn’t know family life. – Bob Geldof

62196. Well, a sort of epiphany: I was in a great band. And it’s very cool to be at 53 and realise that when you were a kid you were in a great band. – Bob Geldof

62197. It’s really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you’re going to get it to these people. – Bob Geldof

62198. You can’t trust politicians. It doesn’t matter who makes a political speech. It’s all lies – and it applies to any rock star who wants to make a political speech as well. – Bob Geldof

62199. But I think Prozac is a lethal drug, I’ve several friends just haven’t made it by taking Prozac. – Bob Geldof

62200. Everything that’s rock n roll is ever meant to be is happening now. I need to get over the shock that that thing is actually happening and that thousands of millions of people around the world are watching. – Bob Geldof

62201. It’s like you asked me about the depression thing: you grope towards an understanding of whatever it is your going through, and it’s not personal, there are forces in play around you, and you seek to understand them and that way you can go on. – Bob Geldof

62202. Actually, today I had to defend the Bush Administration in France again. They refuse to accept, because of their political ideology, that he has actually done more than any American President for Africa. But it’s empirically so. – Bob Geldof

62203. And whereas women had to fight to find their way into the workforce, men are now fighting to reclaim their place in the family structure. – Bob Geldof

62204. 90% of the divorces are initiated by women. That is really odd. Why? What’s going on? What’s the great discontent at the heart of it? – Bob Geldof

62205. But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc. – Bob Geldof

62206. Divorce is a by-product of the fact that maybe the nuclear unit is gone. – Bob Geldof

62207. I do think I feel it but you don’t think you are cause at a certain time you are no age but you don’t think you are anything. You feel the life you have lived. I feel that. It’s been a long fifty years. – Bob Geldof

62208. I don’t think anyone sets out to malign poor people but certainly that’s what we do through organizations such as the World Trade Organization, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. – Bob Geldof

62209. I was really lucky that I came to puberty at a time when music and politics were completely intertwined. – Bob Geldof

62210. I’d always thought the Rats were good fun, but one of the very nice things about being of Saga age is that I can actually look back and think, When I was younger I was in a great band. It was always a collective thing. – Bob Geldof

62211. I’m sure I’m very difficult to live with because of my make-up and personality. – Bob Geldof

62212. If you were a pretty boy pop singer, it would wreck you, growing older. – Bob Geldof

62213. Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans. – Bob Geldof

62214. And part of that is, what is the point of having children if you don’t have the privilege of bringing them up? – Bob Geldof

62215. Just because you donate sperm does not make you a father. I don’t have a father. I would never give him the credit or acknowledge him as my father. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62216. I wouldn’t change Buffy for anything and I wouldn’t change the course in which she has evolved but it is nice to be able to do something that is a little different. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62217. I’m from New York, I make kind of somewhat maybe lewd, at times – maybe some would say dirty – jokes. But in jest. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62218. I’ve always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62219. In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62220. It used to be only on TV that women could lead, that a show could be based on a woman. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62221. Our bodies are machines and have to be functional, and to do that they have to be fed properly. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62222. The episodes all blend together for me, so I don’t remember. I can’t even remember what I had for breakfast this morning. I always feel I must be such a disappointment to them. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62223. The thing about Buffy and Spike is they understand each other on a level that nobody else understands her. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62224. There’s a part of me that will always believe that Angel is Buffy’s true love. That there will be a piece of her heart that will always be with him for the rest of her life. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62225. Ultimately, I want to have a good career and do interesting work. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62226. You’re forced to think about what your goals are and you clarify them because you’re taking this journey with another person and you need to be open with your partner. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62227. Well, that’s the old story I heard about the Jackie Chan films. That, like, Jackie Chan will just keep going and when crew members drop he just replaces them. I don’t know if that’s true but after having worked in Japan I believe it might be true. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62228. I think it’s a mistake if people just fall in love and think that that’s the only thing you need to keep you happy. There’s a lot more to being with someone than just love. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62229. Being an actor gives you a chance to play all kinds of roles, very moving and dramatic on one project, silly and girlish on another. That’s the most interesting thing out this business, you get to keep reinventing yourself. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62230. I think actually what I’m going to do when I’m done and take my next vacation, is I’m going to go over and start unions in Japan. I’m going to unionize Japan. Because the way they work those crews is so criminal. There’s no overtime, so they can just keep going. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62231. As with anything, you need to keep your creative juices flowing and keep the character interesting. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62232. And I don’t know what I’d do at a fraternity party. All that might be a little lost on me. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

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62233. Being a teen idol is what I’ve waited for my whole life. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62234. But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out, be heroic, be the centerpiece. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62235. How can women be as thin as we are? We have personal trainers to work us out. We have specially prepared meals. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62236. I also think it was important for me and Freddie to be able to have a lot of time to share our lives at the beginning of our marriage rather than my coming home at 9 or 10 at night from the set. Things have really worked out for the best for both of us. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62237. I also want the chance to work with some of the best actors in the business, because that’s where you can learn so much by just being on a set and getting a feel for how they approach their role and how they work with you. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62238. I don’t smoke, don’t drink much, and go to the gym five times a week. I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great. I can run a marathon, you know. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62239. I don’t understand why James Bond has to be a man all the time. When Pierce Brosnan retires, why not one of us? – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62240. I like food. I like eating. And I don’t want to deprive myself of good food. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62241. I love Australia. My dream would be to have a place to live there and be able to commute back and forth. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62242. Because Buffy really has become the straight man, every once in a while it’s nice to be the one that tells the joke and it’s nice to be the one that is the joke and it’s nice to do something that’s a little bit different. – Sarah Michelle Gellar

62243. I was sued by a woman who claimed that she became pregnant because she watched me on television and I bent her contraceptive coil. – Uri Geller

62244. I’ve stopped caring about skeptics, but if they libel or defame me they will end up in court. – Uri Geller

62245. I believe in past lives but I know nothing about mine and I don’t want to know. I live in the present, taking one day at a time. – Uri Geller

62246. The best part of being a vegan is the purity and peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom. – Uri Geller

62247. So, I am independently well-off and don’t have to do anything, but I still do. I write books, lecture around the world, work with scientists and governments. – Uri Geller

62248. Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live, to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles, to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution. – Uri Geller

62249. Nowadays even presidents, vice-presidents, and heads of big agencies are opening their minds to accept psychic phenomena, because they know it works. – Uri Geller

62250. I’m a religious man. I am Jewish but I believe in all religions. I believe in God and see him as an old man with a big white beard and pray to him every day for a few minutes. – Uri Geller

62251. I was about five years old when I was eating soup in our kitchen, and as I was lifting the spoon towards my mouth, it bent and broke in half. – Uri Geller

62252. I think I usually have quite ordinary dreams. Sometimes my dreams take me to other dimensions. I can travel in my mind especially when I’m dreaming I focus my mind on what I want to dream. If I want to fly, I focus on flying. – Uri Geller

62253. I’ve seen lights in the sky, I’ve seen UFOs, I’ve even seen something on the ground that I can’t explain, but I’ve never actually seen a being. I wish I had. – Uri Geller

62254. I’ve just taught thousands of people over the radio in the USA how to mend broken watches and broken house appliances. I am a catalyst or trigger to access these powers. – Uri Geller

62255. Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying. – Christian Furchtegott Gellert

62256. Why do people talk of the horrors of old age? It’s great. I feel like a fine old car with the parts gradually wearing out, but I’m not complaining,… Those who find growing old terrible are people who haven’t done what they wanted with their lives. – Martha Gellhorn

62257. I see mysteries and complications wherever I look, and I have never met a steadily logical person. – Martha Gellhorn

62258. If I practised sex, out of moral conviction, that was one thing; but to enjoy it… seemed a defeat. – Martha Gellhorn

62259. In the last camp they all ate grass, until the authorities forbade them to pull it up. They were accustomed to having the fruits of their little communal gardens stolen by the guards, after they had done all the work; but at the last camp everything was stolen. – Martha Gellhorn

62260. It is alleged that half a million Spanish men, women and children fled to France after the Franco victory. – Martha Gellhorn

62261. It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination. – Martha Gellhorn

62262. There were ten concentration camps in France from 1939 on. – Martha Gellhorn

62263. Then somebody suggested I should write about the war, and I said I didn’t know anything about the war. I did not understand anything about it. I didn’t see how I could write it. – Martha Gellhorn

62264. I only knew about daily life. It was said, well, it isn’t everybody’s daily life. That is why I started. – Martha Gellhorn

62265. The road passed through a curtain of pine forest and came out on a flat, rolling snow field. In this field the sprawled or bunched bodies of Germans lay thick, like some dark shapeless vegetable. – Martha Gellhorn

62266. After the desperate years of their own war, after six years of repression inside Spain and six years of horror in exile, these people remain intact in spirit. They are armed with a transcendent faith; they have never won, and yet they have never accepted defeat. – Martha Gellhorn

62267. I found out about the Spanish war because I was in Germany when it began. – Martha Gellhorn

62268. And though various organizations in America and England collected money and sent food parcels to these refugees, nothing was ever received by the Spanish. – Martha Gellhorn

62269. Between his eyes, there were four lines, the marks of such misery as children should never feel. He spoke with that wonderful whisky voice that so many Spanish children have, and he was a tough and entire little boy. – Martha Gellhorn

62270. But now that the guerrilla fighting is over, the Spaniards are again men without a country or families or homes or work, though everyone appreciates very much what they did. – Martha Gellhorn

62271. Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it. – Martha Gellhorn

62272. Furthermore, they were constantly informed by all the camp authorities that they had been abandoned by the world: they were beggars and lucky to receive the daily soup of starvation. – Martha Gellhorn

62273. Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit. – Martha Gellhorn

62274. I daresay I was the worst bed partner in five continents. – Martha Gellhorn

62275. I didn’t write. I just wandered about. – Martha Gellhorn

62276. I followed the war wherever I could reach it. – Martha Gellhorn

62277. Thousand got away to other countries; thousands returned to Spain tempted by false promises of kindness. By the tens of thousands, these Spaniards died of neglect in the concentration camps. – Martha Gellhorn

62278. Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time. – Aulus Gellius

62279. I see the beard and cloak, but I don’t yet see a philosopher. – Aulus Gellius

62280. Truth is the daughter of time. – Aulus Gellius

62281. The production of obscurity in Paris compares to the production of motor cars in Detroit in the great period of American industry. – Ernest Gellner

62282. I am at war… with the principal personage of traditional philosophy, that abstract subject who masquerades as everyone and anyone, but is really a male subject in disguise. – Pam Gems

62283. Olivier said that drama is an affair of the heart, or it’s nothing, and he was right. – Pam Gems

62284. I begin to perceive that I am a woman. What that is, heaven knows… the philosophy is yet to be written, there is a world to be explored. – Pam Gems

62285. I wrote my first play when I was eight. – Pam Gems

62286. The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. – Harold S. Geneen

62287. Management must manage! – Harold S. Geneen

62288. Managers in all too many American companies do not achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it. – Harold S. Geneen

62289. Performance is your reality. Forget everything else. – Harold S. Geneen

62290. You cannot run a business, or anything else, on a theory. – Harold S. Geneen

62291. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away. – Harold S. Geneen

62292. The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them. – Harold S. Geneen

62293. Management manages by making decisions and by seeing that those decisions are implemented. – Harold S. Geneen

62294. The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism. – Harold S. Geneen

62295. Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process. – Harold S. Geneen

62296. We must not be hampered by yesterday’s myths in concentrating on today’s needs. – Harold S. Geneen

62297. You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps. If the president of a company has a clean desk then it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work. – Harold S. Geneen

62298. You can’t run a business or anything else on a theory. – Harold S. Geneen

62299. In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality. – Harold S. Geneen

62300. Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization. – Harold S. Geneen

62301. It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality. – Harold S. Geneen

62302. A true leader has to have a genuine open-door policy so that his people are not afraid to approach him for any reason. – Harold S. Geneen

62303. Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. – Harold S. Geneen

62304. Facts from paper are not the same as facts from people. The reliability of the people giving you the facts is as important as the facts themselves. – Harold S. Geneen

62305. He suffered from paralysis by analysis. – Harold S. Geneen

62306. I don’t believe in just ordering people to do things. You have to sort of grab an oar and row with them. – Harold S. Geneen

62307. I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises – but only performance is reality. – Harold S. Geneen

62308. If your desk isn’t cluttered, you probably aren’t doing your job. – Harold S. Geneen

62309. In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. – Harold S. Geneen

62310. It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance. – Harold S. Geneen

62311. It’s better to take over and build upon an existing business than to start a new one. – Harold S. Geneen

62312. Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned. – Harold S. Geneen

62313. A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness. – Jean Genet

62314. Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn’t had an audience, and lines to speak? – Jean Genet

62315. Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all. – Jean Genet

62316. What we need is hatred. From it our ideas are born. – Jean Genet

62317. What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn’t see Negroes hanging from its branches. – Jean Genet

62318. Violence is a calm that disturbs you. – Jean Genet

62319. To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance. – Jean Genet

62320. The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man… not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology. – Jean Genet

62321. The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them. – Jean Genet

62322. Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it. – Jean Genet

62323. Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it’s also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun. – Jean Genet

62324. I’m homosexual… How and why are idle questions. It’s a little like wanting to know why my eyes are green. – Jean Genet

62325. I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty – a sunken beauty. – Jean Genet

62326. I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger. – Jean Genet

62327. Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man. – Jean Genet

62328. A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle. – Jean Genet

62329. Anyone who hasn’t experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all. – Jean Genet

62330. Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity. – Jean Genet

62331. My illustrious lordship, I’ll show you what a woman can do. – Artemisia Gentileschi

62332. As long as I live I will have control over my being. – Artemisia Gentileschi

62333. Euphemism is a euphemism for lying. – Bobbie Gentry

62334. I started going to Madame Louise’s, the lesbian club where all the punk bands used to go – the Sex Pistols, the Clash. I remember seeing Billy Idol walk in there; he was gorgeous. – Boy George

62335. I try to exist in a world where there is freedom of opinion, where you’re allowed to make jokes. I don’t want to live in some PC world where no-one’s allowed to say anything. – Boy George

62336. People say things about me all the time and I get over it. I’ve had some appalling things told about me. – Boy George

62337. Part of me looks at the gay movement now and worries that we’re losing our individuality. – Boy George

62338. My mother and father were fantastic, very active. I find it difficult to say this, but I’m quite a loving person and I’ve always been loving to my friends. In the long run, that pays off. I’m very interested in other people, and if you are, they’re interested in you. – Boy George

62339. I’m not responsible enough to have a dog – or a child. – Boy George

62340. I’m being honest, I say what I think. – Boy George

62341. I’m always being inspired . – Boy George

62342. I’d got very successful, everyone knew who I was, but I felt very empty. – Boy George

62343. I would rather have a cup of tea than sex. – Boy George

62344. I was unwelcome in the U.S. for four years. – Boy George

62345. A lot of what I’ve been learning in the last two years is due to therapy – about my sexuality, why things go wrong, why relationships haven’t worked. It isn’t anything to do with anybody else; it’s to do with me. – Boy George

62346. I suppose there is a lot of toughness in me. – Boy George

62347. I knew style and content went hand in hand. – Boy George

62348. I just go in my back garden. It’s the only place where people don’t come and bother you. – Boy George

62349. I can do anything. In GQ, I appeared as a man. – Boy George

62350. I also tried to avoid doing obvious dance records. – Boy George

62351. Beethoven had a great look. It was very much about the drama of appearance. – Boy George

62352. An actor is a guy who, if you ain’t talking about him, he ain’t listening. – Boy George

62353. A lot of people felt I was getting work because I was Boy George. My response at the time was that there’s a lot of DJs making records, they’re not all making good records, but they have the right to do that. – Boy George

62354. I think people could be a bit friendlier. The only real contact you have with people is when they’re annoyed if you’ve had a party – you know, it’s been a bit too noisy for them or something. – Boy George

62355. When Culture Club broke up, I hadn’t been going out a lot because we’d been working all the time, so I suddenly had this period of leisure. And it was just around the time that the whole acid house thing kicked off in London. – Boy George

62356. What’s really sad is that a lot of very talented people are being forced to do things that are very embarrassing and I don’t intend to be one of them. – Boy George

62357. Very few people can truly divorce themselves from what they feel emotionally and sexually. – Boy George

62358. The ultimate goal is to be more satisfied. I really don’t believe you get wiser because you get older. It’s a choice, perhaps not to take some things so seriously. – Boy George

62359. She’s probably in denial that she’s a great big ball of insecurity and I’m quite well aware that I am one. – Boy George

62360. Remember that I was out of the closet at the age of sixteen. My parents knew I was gay; I’d had to tell them. – Boy George

62361. Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance. – Boy George

62362. Well there are those who think you can only succeed at someone else’s expense. – Boy George

62363. He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul. – David Lloyd George

62364. With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation. – David Lloyd George

62365. What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics. – David Lloyd George

62366. We are muddled into war. – David Lloyd George

62367. There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks. – David Lloyd George

62368. The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps. – David Lloyd George

62369. The finest eloquence is that which gets things done. – David Lloyd George

62370. Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men. – David Lloyd George

62371. A politician is a person with whose politics you don’t agree; if you agree with him he’s a statesman. – David Lloyd George

62372. Liberty has restraints but no frontiers. – David Lloyd George

62373. Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. – David Lloyd George

62374. Diplomats were invented simply to waste time. – David Lloyd George

62375. A young man who isn’t a socialist hasn’t got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn’t got a head. – David Lloyd George

62376. You cannot feed the hungry on statistics. – David Lloyd George

62377. Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired. – David Lloyd George

62378. What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in. – David Lloyd George

62379. I attempt to write a good novel. Whether it is literature or not is something that will be decided by the ages, not by me and not by a pack of critics around the globe. – Elizabeth George

62380. Essentially and most simply put, plot is what the characters do to deal with the situation they are in. It is a logical sequence of events that grow from an initial incident that alters the status quo of the characters. – Elizabeth George

62381. I don’t think anyone could write about another culture and get it 100 percent accurate. – Elizabeth George

62382. I find it both fascinating and disconcerting when I discover yet another person who believes that writing can’t be taught. Frankly, I don’t understand this point of view. – Elizabeth George

62383. It is the job of the novelist to touch the reader. – Elizabeth George

62384. Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps. – Elizabeth George

62385. Lots of people want to have written; they don’t want to write. In other words, they want to see their name on the front cover of a book and their grinning picture on the back. But this is what comes at the end of a job, not at the beginning. – Elizabeth George

62386. What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power. – Henry George

62387. Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over. – Henry George

62388. Progressive societies outgrow institutions as children outgrow clothes. – Henry George

62389. That which is unjust can really profit no one; that which is just can really harm no one. – Henry George

62390. The man who gives me employment, which I must have or suffer, that man is my master, let me call him what I will. – Henry George

62391. The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt. – Henry George

62392. There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism. – Henry George

62393. Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied. – Henry George

62394. He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it. – Henry George

62395. The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical. – Henry George

62396. How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of it. – Henry George

62397. Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital. – Henry George

62398. How many men are there who fairly earn a million dollars? – Henry George

62399. Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power. – Henry George

62400. I hardly knew anything when I first arrived. I had to learn how to act as I went along. After about a year I got a grip on what acting was all about and it started coming straight from my heart; I wasn’t just saying the words any longer. – Melissa George

62401. I think Australians do well here because we feel a bit naughty, like we’re in America and if they only knew how much fun we were having, we’d all get thrown out, you know. – Melissa George

62402. I don’t know, I think people who meet me just get pretty much what I am. – Melissa George

62403. Crafts make us feel rooted, give us a sense of belonging and connect us with our history. Our ancestors used to create these crafts out of necessity, and now we do them for fun, to make money and to express ourselves. – Phyllis George

62404. Life is what you make it: If you snooze, you lose; and if you snore, you lose more. – Phyllis George

62405. The most popular labor-saving device is still money. – Phyllis George

62406. There’s a fine line between being sweet and innocent and being a tough broad. – Phyllis George

62407. Only around 2% of the earth’s surface is cultivatable land. – Susan George

62408. Redistribution of wealth would require enormous amounts of investment. The only time an elite has accepted this has been during crises, such as in America in the 1930s under Roosevelt. – Susan George

62409. If the economy becomes disembodied from society it can only lead to disaster. – Susan George

62410. Now we are flying off into outer space, there is no clear curb on what can be done in the name of the economy. – Susan George

62411. Much of what is called investment is actually nothing more than mergers and acquisitions, and of course mergers and acquisitions are generally accompanied by downsizing. – Susan George

62412. Markets can’t think about anything beyond about three months. This is very long-term for markets, which is why the important things in life have got to be taken outside of the marketplace. – Susan George

62413. It seems to be the thing now that young people are getting back into politics. – Susan George

62414. If you cut down a forest, it doesn’t matter how many sawmills you have if there are no more trees. – Susan George

62415. If we wait for the U.S. to do something, we will be waiting for a very long time. It’s Europe, it’s Australia, it’s the other developed and middle developing countries that have got to do the job. – Susan George

62416. Subsidize… or lend. – Susan George

62417. This erosion of the middle class is happening all over the place. The opening of a wider gap between rich and poor is always accompanied by such a process. – Susan George

62418. We’re trying to run a 21st century society and economy with 19th century Darwinian, competitive, crude ideas. – Susan George

62419. What I worry about is climate change, because that would have untold effects that we can’t even measure yet. – Susan George

62420. What is not fair now is that corporations pay less and less tax, which means that you and I pay more because we’re rooted somewhere, they’ve got our address, right? – Susan George

62421. What it missing, I think, is this notion of the common good. – Susan George

62422. What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises, local initiatives, labour intensive work, community development, service providers and the like. – Susan George

62423. What’s immediately profitable is the only kind of logic that capitalism understands. – Susan George

62424. We have the most crude accounting tools. It’s tragic because our accounts and our national arithmetic doesn’t tell us the things that we need to know. – Susan George

62425. The question is not only what is grown but what it’s used for. There’s not going to be a mass transformation of dietary habits in rich countries-on the contrary, the first thing people do when they become more prosperous is to buy more meat. – Susan George

62426. There’s people coming in who’ve never done any politics at all, who’ve never been in a trade union, they’ve never been in a political party, they’ve never done anything, but they do feel a kind of urgency. – Susan George

62427. There is no degree of human suffering which in and of itself is going to bring about change. Only organisation can change things. – Susan George

62428. There are a lot of people who don’t contribute anything to consumption and production. – Susan George

62429. The World Development Movement, to take just one example, is doing good work. Some political parties are, too. – Susan George

62430. The World Bank is now the biggest culprit in the debt crisis. – Susan George

62431. The Sierra Club in the United States has now really come out for population control and reduction. – Susan George

62432. The natural capital is not income, but we spend our natural capital as if it were revenue, as if it were going to come back next year without any problems, whereas these renewals in nature can take hundreds of years. – Susan George

62433. Debt is such a powerful tool, it is such a useful tool, it’s much better than colonialism ever was because you can keep control without having an army, without having a whole administration. – Susan George

62434. The real fight is about what should be in the marketplace and what should not. Should education be a marketable commodity? Should healthcare? – Susan George

62435. Cost recovery is the polite way of saying, make families pay to educate their children. – Susan George

62436. I’m a radical reformist, because between where we are and where I want to go there’s a great deal of work, and I won’t see the end of this. – Susan George

62437. Everything has to be done to build some sort of international democracy. We’ve seen only the tiniest beginnings of that. – Susan George

62438. Having enough to eat, being able to educate your children, have reasonably stable employment, and being able to live in a society which isn’t collapsing around you-all of these things have been generally eroded. – Susan George

62439. How do we get democracy at the international level? That’s our problem. and it’s essentially the same problem people faced in the 18th Century when they tried to get democracy nationally. Now we need it internationally. – Susan George

62440. I think the market is always going to be around. The goal is not to say, let’s get rid of the market, because the market does render a huge number of services, and I don’t want to have a fight about the price of something every time I buy a book or a bottle of water. – Susan George

62441. I used to work a lot on food issues and every time somebody predicted that production would be inadequate they got egg on their face a year or two later. – Susan George

62442. I was recently looking at what they can actually do to reduce consumption of petrol. It would be quite possible to build automobiles out of carbon fibre that would be just as strong, weigh 10 times less and consume 10 times less petrol. – Susan George

62443. As the rich consume more and more, they are clearly not going to want to downgrade their own status. – Susan George

62444. Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties. – W. L. George

62445. Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies. – W. L. George

62446. Vanity is as old as the mammoth. – W. L. George

62447. She is still less civilized than man, largely because she has not been educated. – W. L. George

62448. Men have been found to deny woman intellect; they have credited her with instinct, with intuition, with a capacity to correlate cause and effect much as a dog connects its collar with a walk. – W. L. George

62449. Given that we glimpse what distinguishes man from the beast, is there anything that distinguishes woman from man? – W. L. George

62450. I learned that kids in show business are so different from regular, average students. They would gather behind you and help you to succeed in any way possible. – Wally George

62451. I am always the ‘good guy,’ and I take on the idiotic jerks of the nation. – Wally George

62452. We are come for your good, for all your goods. – King George II

62453. Mad, is he? Then I hope he will bite some of my other generals. – King George II

62454. Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton. – George III

62455. Was there ever such stuff as great as part of Shakespeare? Only one must not say so! But what think you? – What? – Is there not sad stuff? What? – What? – George III

62456. Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country, the colonies will submit. – George III

62457. Lord Chancellor, did I deliver the speech well? I am glad of that, for there was nothing in it. – George III

62458. Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom. – George III

62459. A traitor is everyone who does not agree with me. – George III

62460. How is the Empire? – King George V

62461. Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance. – King George V

62462. Today 23 years ago dear Grandmama died. I wonder what she would have thought of a Labour Government. – King George V

62463. My father was frightened of his mother; I was frightened of my father, and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me. – King George V

62464. Is it possible that my people live in such awful conditions? I tell you, Mr Wheatley, that if I had to live in conditions like that I would be a revolutionary myself. – King George V

62465. I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors. – King George V

62466. I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war. – King George V

62467. After I am dead, the boy will ruin himself in twelve months. – King George V

62468. The highest of distinctions is service to others. – King George VI

62469. Those who have prospered and profited from life’s lottery have a moral obligation to share their good fortune. – Dick Gephardt

62470. What we have is two important values in conflict: freedom of speech and our desire for healthy campaigns in a healthy democracy. You can’t have both. – Dick Gephardt

62471. Why would we want to keep a tax cut that’s failed? Why would we not want to go back to the Clinton tax code? And why would we not want to help every family more with a health-care plan like mine? Let’s help average people. Let’s be Democrats. – Dick Gephardt

62472. Like father, like son, four years and this president is done. – Dick Gephardt

62473. I hope we can get back to what I call the kitchen table. Everyday issues that people are really worried about and focused on. – Dick Gephardt

62474. I’ve thought a lot about the world and how George Bush sees the world and it ain’t even close. – Dick Gephardt

62475. It’s more fun having him as everyman in the 25th Century. It is better to concentrate on what this planet will be like 500 years from now, and not be dealing with little aliens in space and all that related stuff. – Gil Gerard

62476. Although there were only about 24 episodes made it seems to run forever. They take a couple of episodes and put them together, making a feature film once in a while. I had good fun making the series. – Gil Gerard

62477. Yes, I did some rewrites of the show as some of the stuff was not very good and I worked my butt off to make it something that the audience liked and that I could be proud of. – Gil Gerard

62478. Up to that point I never really knew what my character would be expected to do, and prior to accepting the job I had actually turned down the role three times before finally giving in. – Gil Gerard

62479. Then I got the offer to play Buck Rogers, but I turned it down thinking it was a cartoon character. Well I was wrong, it wasn’t at all. So I read the script and decided I liked the character, it had a good concept. – Gil Gerard

62480. The show originally started out as a ten hour mini-series. We shot two hours and then were excused for a while, for no apparent reason. Things went very quiet for a time and then a few months later we were called back and told that it was going to be a full season. – Gil Gerard

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62481. The basic answer is that I wasn’t happy or fulfilled by the job I had and I wanted my life to mean something to me, so I searched my life experience and realized that acting and performing were activities that I enjoyed all aspects of. – Gil Gerard

62482. Some writers and producers are currently writing a sitcom for me, so we’ll see what happens there. I’m somewhat reluctant to talk about some of the upcoming projects that I’m working on; I’ve a lot of stuff on the go, including five pictures that I’m looking at producing. – Gil Gerard

62483. Prior to that I produced a couple of TV movies for CBS, but the truth of the matter is that I burned out for a couple of years. I didn’t do anything for a while, apart from taking up golf, for which I got a four handicap. – Gil Gerard

62484. People would say I really loved Buck Rogers until the Hawk guy came on. – Gil Gerard

62485. Other effects in the show included models of the ships which were extremely expensive to make. We used to do our shots in front of a blue screen and they’d put the effects on after. – Gil Gerard

62486. No, I was talking to the network and Universal about plans for a third season where Buck would go back to Earth and would focus on stories around the planet and show what it was like 500 years later. – Gil Gerard

62487. I’ve now returned to the business again because I finally realised that I really enjoy the creative process. – Gil Gerard

62488. I’ve just got into the convention circuit in the last couple of years and it’s great to see all these people who are still interested in the show. It’s so gratifying to hear that so many people enjoyed the work that Erin and I have done. – Gil Gerard

62489. I’m currently raising a 15 year old son and an 18 year old daughter, which a guess is my punishment for a wild youth! – Gil Gerard

62490. I’d always wanted the show to be more reality based science fiction, something along the lines of The Day the Earth Stood Still, which I consider to be the classic science fiction film. – Gil Gerard

62491. I wouldn’t trade the experiences I’ve had over the past 36 years for anything. – Gil Gerard

62492. I think people connect better with TV. stars over film stars. – Gil Gerard

62493. I made the character as much of myself as I could. – Gil Gerard

62494. I liked working with Tom Christopher as he was great as Hawk, and Wilfred Hyde White but I wished it were in a different context as the changes really tuned off the audience. – Gil Gerard

62495. I have a superstition about saying too much about what I want to happen, just in case it all disappears, or someone else comes along and beats me to it. – Gil Gerard

62496. I have a project at HBO and one at the Family Channel coming that are being looked at. Aside from that I am not doing much more than playing golf and some skiing. – Gil Gerard

62497. I brought my personality and sense of wonder and I think they wrote as much of my personality as they could. I do not go around kicking butt and saving the universe all the time but they tried to capture me as best as they could in the character. – Gil Gerard

62498. It is amazing that something I did 23 years ago still has an audience that people respond to and I am touched and surprised that people are still very positive about. – Gil Gerard

62499. The greatest business people I’ve met are determined to get it right no matter what the cost. – Michael Gerber

62500. Most entrepreneurs are merely technicians with an entrepreneurial seizure. Most entrepreneurs fail because you are working IN your business rather than ON your business. – Michael Gerber

62501. My experience has shown me that the people who are exceptionally good in business aren’t so because of what they know but because of their insatiable need to know more. – Michael Gerber

62502. The product is the delivery of the largest number of people at the least cost. – George Gerbner

62503. There’s really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character. – Richard Gere

62504. In saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters. – Richard Gere

62505. Maybe the Dalai Lama is the only person who is totally honest, and even with him, he’s skillful not to hurt anybody. He’s skillful. – Richard Gere

62506. Meditation is such a more substantial reality than what we normally take to be reality. – Richard Gere

62507. My first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy. – Richard Gere

62508. The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother’s love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested. – Richard Gere

62509. When His Holiness won the Nobel Peace Prize, there was a quantum leap. He is not seen as solely a Tibetan anymore; he belongs to the world. – Richard Gere

62510. There is nothing real about film. Nothing. Even the light particles that project the film can’t be proven to exist. Nothing is there. – Richard Gere

62511. Tibetan Buddhism had an enormous impact on me. – Richard Gere

62512. Western Buddhists in many ways are much serious Buddhists than Tibetans are. – Richard Gere

62513. What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love. – Richard Gere

62514. When you work as an actor, you’ve got to feel safe even in what appears to be the simplest things. – Richard Gere

62515. When I started acting, it was really the way for me to be able to communicate. – Richard Gere

62516. In a way, one gets stability from being able to order the rational mind. – Richard Gere

62517. The secret of my success is my hairspray. – Richard Gere

62518. Even in comedies, you’ve got to feel safe for things to just happen in a way that is natural and free, and recognizable as human. – Richard Gere

62519. If the work is going well and it’s something that has value with some meaning to it, it gives back a lot. – Richard Gere

62520. All of our energy should be in sacrifice and services. Suffering, at least. – Richard Gere

62521. When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it’s because of karma, some past connection. – Richard Gere

62522. Certainly there have been better actors than me who have had no careers. Why? I don’t know. – Richard Gere

62523. Everyone responds to kindness. – Richard Gere

62524. I can’t say I have control over my emotions; I don’t know my mind. I’m lost like everyone else. I’m certainly not a leader. – Richard Gere

62525. I cry every chance I get. – Richard Gere

62526. I’m voting for Gore because the other is unthinkable. Which most of us will probably do. I hope all of us. I’ve always liked Ralph Nader and would like to see a real third party, but the thought of George Bush as president is unthinkable. – Richard Gere

62527. I don’t know any of us who are in relationships that are totally honest – it doesn’t exist. – Richard Gere

62528. I don’t think that bravery is about skin. Bravery is about a willingness to show emotional need. – Richard Gere

62529. Billions of people don’t practice a religion at all. – Richard Gere

62530. I’m a 50 year-old guy and I’m not in shape like I was when I was 30. – Richard Gere

62531. I’m less needy about needing to express myself through acting. I have many different lives outside of this that are extremely fulfilling. – Richard Gere

62532. I’m not that tough; I’m not that smart. I need life telling me who I am, showing me my mind constantly. I wouldn’t see it in a cave. – Richard Gere

62533. I do think that good actors can do any part. It doesn’t mean that they are the best ones to do it. – Richard Gere

62534. It is often said that Poland is a country where there is anti-semitism and no Jews, which is pathology in its purest state. – Bronislaw Geremek

62535. Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio. – David R. Gergen

62536. We know that second terms have historically been marred by hubris and by scandal. – David R. Gergen

62537. We’ve seen the hubris. And now we’re seeing the scandals. – David R. Gergen

62538. When he hung up on Nancy Reagan, that’s when he crossed his final threshold. – David R. Gergen

62539. How in heaven’s name can a nation with a $1 trillion surplus threaten so much scientific research so vital to its future? – David R. Gergen

62540. When a man lies he murders some part of the world. These are the pale deaths men miscall their lives. – Paul Gerhardt

62541. With the brush we merely tint, while the imagination alone produces colour. – Theodore Gericault

62542. Is it not dangerous to have students study together for years, copying the same models and approximately the same path? – Theodore Gericault

62543. We have limits to what we can do. At some point there has to be an informed personal choice. – Jim Geringer

62544. Low-income seniors who choose to enroll in a drug discount plan will receive $600 of Federal assistance in 2004 and 2005 to further defray the costs of their medications. – Jim Gerlach

62545. Not only is Rip Hamilton an outstanding basketball player, he is also known for giving back to his community. – Jim Gerlach

62546. Although many seniors are happy with the generous drug coverage they have from their former employers, the number of companies offering that kind of coverage has decreased by one-third since the mid-1980s. – Jim Gerlach

62547. Long gone are the days when hospital stays and surgeries made up the bulk of seniors’ annual medical expenses. – Jim Gerlach

62548. It is vital that we communicate to seniors their options regarding prescription drug assistance. – Jim Gerlach

62549. It is in times of great tragedy when the true spirit of our wonderful country unites as one. – Jim Gerlach

62550. In fact, the Iraqi foreign minister admitted in March 2003 that Iraqi funds were sent to families of Palestinian suicide bombers who attacked and killed innocent Israeli citizens, and also 12 Americans in Israel in 2003. – Jim Gerlach

62551. In addition, it is very likely that United States action in Iraq caused Iran to open its nuclear facilities for international inspection and suspend its uranium enrichment activities. – Jim Gerlach

62552. I’m confident in our resolve to make the decisions necessary to keep our country and our people safe and prosperous and I look forward to representing the citizens of Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District for the next two years. – Jim Gerlach

62553. Had the United States not acted in Iraq, Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi would likely not have declared his weapons programs, submitted to international inspections and voluntarily dismantled its programs. – Jim Gerlach

62554. Our employers today face numerous challenges and stiff competition from businesses all over the world. – Jim Gerlach

62555. Further, by acting decisively in Iraq, the United States has sent very strong signals to other nations that have been or could be terrorist sympathizers. – Jim Gerlach

62556. By ending the Hussein regime, the United States has taken away yet another incubator of terrorism. – Jim Gerlach

62557. Estuaries are coastal bays, harbors, sounds and lagoons, places where rivers meet the sea. – Jim Gerlach

62558. After careful deliberation, I voted today to reauthorize the Patriot Act. – Jim Gerlach

62559. On Jan. 30, millions of Iraqis will cast ballots in the country’s first fair and free election in decades, marking continued progress in Iraq’s transition toward a country built on the pillars of democracy and freedom for all. – Jim Gerlach

62560. Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country. – Jim Gerlach

62561. Since its enactment in the weeks following the September 11 terrorist attacks, the tools in the Patriot Act have been used by law enforcement to stop more than 400 terrorist threats to our families and communities. – Jim Gerlach

62562. Since the events of September 11, we’ve rightfully changed our military strategy so we’re now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen. – Jim Gerlach

62563. Further, not only the United States, but the French, British, Germans and the United Nations all thought Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction before the United States intervened. – Jim Gerlach

62564. The Hussein regime’s support for terrorism, within and outside of its borders, its appetite for the world’s most dangerous weapons, and its openly declared hostility to the United States were a combination that was a gathering and growing danger to our country. – Jim Gerlach

62565. Since the ousting and capture of Saddam Hussein by U.S. forces, civil rights and personal freedoms have been restored in Iraq, as well as equal rights to all, not just to Saddam’s entourage of terrorists. – Jim Gerlach

62566. Tens of thousands of brave Americans died to break the chains of British tyranny so that the principles of our Declaration of Independence could take fold and flourish in the birth of a new nation. – Jim Gerlach

62567. The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years, but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed. – Jim Gerlach

62568. The transfer is a monumental occasion as the Iraqi people take control of their government and their future and forge ahead with creating a society governed by the tenets of life, liberty and freedom. – Jim Gerlach

62569. United States and Coalition forces will remain in Iraq and will operate under American command as part of a multinational force authorized by the United Nations. – Jim Gerlach

62570. Up to 80 percent of the fish that we catch spend at least part of their lives in estuaries. – Jim Gerlach

62571. Without true medical liability reform, our doctors will continue to leave, and young doctors coming out of medical school $100,000 to $200,000 in debt will not be able to afford such onerous costs. – Jim Gerlach

62572. Yet the march toward freedom is not without its hazards or its casualties and the threats of violence aimed at Iraqis who participate in the election will be dealt with accordingly. – Jim Gerlach

62573. Silver and gold the Gods have denied them, whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine. – Germanicus

62574. Let it be understood, in the first place, that a science fiction story must be an exposition of a scientific theme and it must be also a story. – Hugo Gernsback

62575. What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist, description of scientific apparatus and methods is to the modern Scientific Detective writer. – Hugo Gernsback

62576. I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say. – Geronimo

62577. I was no chief and never had been, but because I had been more deeply wronged than others, this honor was conferred upon me, and I resolved to prove worthy of the trust. – Geronimo

62578. I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures. – Geronimo

62579. I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I was living peaceably when people began to speak bad of me. Now I can eat well, sleep well and be glad. I can go everywhere with a good feeling. – Geronimo

62580. The soldiers never explained to the government when an Indian was wronged, but reported the misdeeds of the Indians. – Geronimo

62581. While living I want to live well. – Geronimo

62582. The real drawback to the simple life is that it is not simple. If you are living it, you positively can do nothing else. There is not time. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62583. One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62584. Originality usually amounts only to plagiarizing something unfamiliar. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62585. Social distinctions concern themselves ultimately with whom you may and may not marry. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62586. There is no morality by instinct. There is no social salvation in the end without taking thought; without mastery of logic and application of logic to human experience. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62587. Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62588. Civilization is merely an advance in taste: accepting, all the time, nicer things, and rejecting nasty ones. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62589. Conventional manners are a kind of literacy test for the alien who comes among us. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62590. Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62591. Educational legislation nowadays is largely in the hands of illiterate people, and the illiterate will take good care that their illiteracy is not made a reproach on them. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62592. All violations of essential privacy are brutalizing. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

62593. It is a poor cause which has to be lied for regularly. – Katherine Fullerton Gerould

62594. Most men have always wanted as much as they could get; and possession has always blunted the fine edge of their altruism. – Katherine Fullerton Gerould

62595. No fashion has ever been created expressly for the lean purse or for the fat woman: the dressmaker’s ideal is the thin millionaires. – Katherine Fullerton Gerould

62596. The insidiousness of science lies in its claim to be not a subject, but a method. – Katherine Fullerton Gerould

62597. I listen to the phone-ins on the way home and I know how the fans feel. – Steven Gerrard

62598. I’ve got absolutely no intention of ever going to play at another club. – Steven Gerrard

62599. This club is all about winning trophies and we’ve got a chance of bringing the greatest trophy of them all back to Anfield, so it means a great deal obviously. – Steven Gerrard

62600. There’s no doubt that the squad needs strengthening if we are to get back up among the top three because they are operating on another level to us at the moment. – Steven Gerrard

62601. The odds were against us, but we deserve to be where we are. – Steven Gerrard

62602. The fans have played a massive part in getting us to where we are, but the job’s not finished. – Steven Gerrard

62603. We are Liverpool Football Club and the expectations are so high. – Steven Gerrard

62604. The Champions League is the competition everyone wants to be in. – Steven Gerrard

62605. I share their frustration at times and I get down just like them when we suffer a bad result. – Steven Gerrard

62606. It will be a dream come true if I can go there and lift it. – Steven Gerrard

62607. To me it’s the best trophy you can win and to bring it back for all them fans that have supported us right through would be something special. – Steven Gerrard

62608. I’m a fan myself and I’m frustrated just as much as them when we get beat. – Steven Gerrard

62609. I watched Italia ’90 with my Mum and Dad and my brother, you know, leaping around the house when the penalties were on… It would be great to be part of that, to have that kind of impact. – Steven Gerrard

62610. I think we’ve got a lot players in the squad who are more suited to European football at the moment. – Steven Gerrard

62611. I think every player listens out for his name being sung and it’s something I really enjoy. – Steven Gerrard

62612. Hopefully it’ll give us a bit of luck on the night, but I’m not really a superstitious person. – Steven Gerrard

62613. Even now I can say I’d love to finish my career here, and then stay in the game after that. – Steven Gerrard

62614. But I think the Champions League Final puts a massive pressure on every player and the manager, but we’re enjoying the pressure and hopefully we can go there and win it. – Steven Gerrard

62615. Against Juventus we were massive underdogs, so to beat them was fantastic. – Steven Gerrard

62616. But I it doesn’t matter who scores the goals so long as we win. – Steven Gerrard

62617. I think it all goes down to who plays the better football on the night. – Steven Gerrard

62618. Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order. – David Gerrold

62619. Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show. – David Gerrold

62620. I have memories – but only a fool stores his past in the future. – David Gerrold

62621. Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations. – David Gerrold

62622. The problem with the gene pool is that there’s no lifeguard. – David Gerrold

62623. What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty. Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins. – Elbridge Gerry

62624. People seem to get weirdly obsessed with my mouth. – Gina Gershon

62625. My best attribute is knowing when not to answer stupid questions. – Gina Gershon

62626. I would love to do a big studio movie, just because they’re going to put the money into distributing it. A lot of times you do these little movies, you love them and they never get seen by anyone. – Gina Gershon

62627. I’m involved in Project ALS which is trying to get money for stem cell research. That’s one I’ve been pretty involved with because if you can cure that, you can cure so many other diseases. – Gina Gershon

62628. I’ve seen it too many times in Hollywood. Talking about a relationship in public can jinx it. And if you have your picture taken together, you might as well start packing your bags. – Gina Gershon

62629. In any profession, there’s a sleazy side and an honorable side. – Gina Gershon

62630. Struggling at anything that you want to be doing is hard. – Gina Gershon

62631. Lately, I’ve been a little sad that I’m not a gay man. – Gina Gershon

62632. My favorite part of a roller-coaster ride is when you’re going up and you’re slightly scared and really excited. You don’t know what’s coming next but you know it’s going to be good. You can’t handle it, go on the carousel. – Gina Gershon

62633. Size counts. That’s all. – Gina Gershon

62634. The critics tend to forget their own answers after a while. – Gina Gershon

62635. You don’t quite know how drunk you are until all of a sudden you’re on the floor. – Gina Gershon

62636. When Bound was released, Boys don’t Cry wasn’t out yet. Therefore it was very taboo to play a lesbian. I loved the part, because girls never get to play the typical guy parts. – Gina Gershon

62637. I was obsessed with Elvis Presley when I was little. – Gina Gershon

62638. I did the cover of Cigar Aficionado, so I’m supposed to talk about loving cigars. I’ve smoked them a couple of times. My father used to smoke cigars. I love the idea and the concept, and I love the smell of cigars. – Gina Gershon

62639. I don’t have any blonde friends. – Gina Gershon

62640. I feel like I still am struggling in a lot of different ways. I still have to fight for certain things. Certain jobs. At least I’m working and I’m thankful for that. – Gina Gershon

62641. I love cats. I have a lot of cat tales, ha ha, so to speak. A lot of my cats come to me. They show up at my house. I’m kind of a cat lady that way. – Gina Gershon

62642. I think people stop themselves from doing the things they want to do. I just think you never know how long you’re going to be around so you might as well do the things that are intriguing. Nobody really cares anyway so you have to do what makes you happy. – Gina Gershon

62643. I think smart is sexy. I like smart people. People that are comfortable with themselves I think is very sexy. My cat is really sexy. – Gina Gershon

62644. I always find people who are unique very attractive. – Gina Gershon

62645. I usually just have one cat. It is difficult, but I have my one cat that he’ll travel with me if it’s appropriate, if I’m not going overseas. – Gina Gershon

62646. I learned a lot about critics, not to really take them too seriously about movies. – Gina Gershon

62647. Feeding is a very important ritual for me. I don’t trust people who don’t like to eat. – Gina Gershon

62648. Actresses are nightmares. I don’t hang out with any of them. That’s a problem with my profession. I try not to be like an actress. – Gina Gershon

62649. A lot of my friends are struggling musicians. Being a struggling actor, it’s just frustrating because you’re not allowed to do what you want to do. – Gina Gershon

62650. I think the original Matrix was really incredible. It was so original and it did so many innovative things with film. It was a much bigger film. Bound was just a smaller film. It was kind of like an old noir film. – Gina Gershon

62651. I love giving gifts and I love receiving them. I really like giving little kids extravagant gifts. You see their little faces light up and they get excited. If it’s a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands. – Gina Gershon

62652. Life is a lot like jazz… it’s best when you improvise. – George Gershwin

62653. True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today. – George Gershwin

62654. Why should I limit myself to only one woman when I can have as many women as I want? – George Gershwin

62655. A song without music is a lot like H2 without the O. – Ira Gershwin

62656. Deep, unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new state. – Ira Gershwin

62657. Life is one long jubilee. – Ira Gershwin

62658. Love is sweeping the country. – Ira Gershwin

62659. Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair. – Ira Gershwin

62660. One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them. – Ira Gershwin

62661. I want to become a student. I want to read Chinese history and go on a dig. – Lou Gerstner

62662. If life was so easy that you could just go buy success, there would be a lot more successful companies in the world. Successful enterprises are built from the ground up. – Lou Gerstner

62663. This really is a merger of equals. I wouldn’t have come back to work for anything less than this fantastic opportunity. This lets me combine my two great loves – technology and biscuits. – Lou Gerstner

62664. Watch the turtle. He only moves forward by sticking his neck out. – Lou Gerstner

62665. You can never be comfortable with your success, you’ve got to be paranoid you’re going to lose it. – Lou Gerstner

62666. Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding. – Louis Gerstner

62667. The next thing is: we can make IBM even better. We brought IBM back but we’re gunning for leadership. – Louis Gerstner

62668. It’s based around a Jewish family but it really is a universal theme about getting along and coming along. – Jami Gertz

62669. They see a work ethic in both of us. But, they also see that my husband is more in control of his future, and I am more reliant on other sources for my career. – Jami Gertz

62670. The great medical facilities are a relief for the parents, too, who don’t have to think about caring for their young ones on their own for a weekend. They have a great time. – Jami Gertz

62671. The great equalizer is health. If you don’t have it, you’re screwed. – Jami Gertz

62672. That’s human nature – the ups and downs. – Jami Gertz

62673. Special effects movies have taken over the universe. That and scary movies. – Jami Gertz

62674. My kids and my family are number one; I enjoy them the most. – Jami Gertz

62675. So, do I think I’m missing something? I really don’t, and I think that comes with age. – Jami Gertz

62676. Well yes, my son was bar mitzvahed last April, after I made this film. – Jami Gertz

62677. Midwest kids got to summer camp. There is something very special about being away from your parents for the first time, sleeping under the stars, hiking and canoeing. – Jami Gertz

62678. It’s depressing and scary, but he needs to know the world around him because he’s fourteen now and in two years he’s going to drive. He needs to know what goes on out in the world. I’m not going to always be there. – Jami Gertz

62679. We are so lucky Americans are impressive with what they’re willing to give. We get bashed too much. And, so many young people in this country give so much. They’re not all gang bangers. – Jami Gertz

62680. Hopefully this movie will help people understand that if a child is never given the tools to know how to love others and love and respect themselves, this is what happens. – Jami Gertz

62681. If you can laugh, you can get through it. In our house, we laugh a lot. – Jami Gertz

62682. Sometimes movies gloss over things, and it was important to me that this was realistic. – Jami Gertz

62683. And we had a DJ – my childhood friend from Chicago came to be the DJ at our party out in LA. It was a party, rockin’ and rolling, and it was dancing and fun. For me it was different; just to have family with us. – Jami Gertz

62684. And you can’t make a mistake when you are reading the Torah, so you have men standing around who will correct you if you are reading it incorrectly. – Jami Gertz

62685. As a mom, I always feel I have to protect them. I talk about them because they are the most important things in my life but they are private people. I won’t use them for my own press. – Jami Gertz

62686. Being a working mom is not easy. You have to be willing to screw up at every level. – Jami Gertz

62687. I also think a Hot Mom is someone who can connect with what’s current in her kids’ world. – Jami Gertz

62688. I have three sons, a husband, parents, and I’ll fight and get angry, but what is very important that I have found as I’ve matured, is that I have to move on. – Jami Gertz

62689. I have three sons, and I think we’re both fierce protectors of our children. – Jami Gertz

62690. I love music and I love to dance. – Jami Gertz

62691. I’m at a time in my life where I’m so filled up that I don’t want more. – Jami Gertz

62692. If you can feed your family, give them an education, then you are a success. – Jami Gertz

62693. Being a Hot Mom means being respected as a mom and a woman. And, the key to being a Hot Mom is having a sense of humor about yourself and all the crazy situations that arise. – Jami Gertz

62694. Where there’s a will – there’s a relative! – Ricky Gervais

62695. Why by a book when you can join a library. – Ricky Gervais

62696. Pol Pot – he rounded up anybody he thought was intellectual and had them executed. And how he told someone was intellectual or not was whether they wore glasses. If they’re that clever, take them off when they see him coming! – Ricky Gervais

62697. Look, just tell me where that lemon came from and I’ll shut up and go away. – Ricky Gervais

62698. The grass isn’t always greener on the other side! – Ricky Gervais

62699. Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song. – Konrad von Gesner

62700. She bit my bodyguard. She bit him in the stomach. – David Gest

62701. If I wanted to be famous, I could have been famous before. – David Gest

62702. If you’re a man, you don’t have to worry about your manliness. – David Gest

62703. It looks like I’m this huge shark going in for the kill… I don’t know what I was thinking. – David Gest

62704. It was a real rough year and a half. I was getting 80 shots every four weeks. – David Gest

62705. Yeah, she was hitting me hard. She was drunk and she was hitting me hard. – David Gest

62706. Liza, I love you more than any words can say. You have made me a complete person. You are everything to me. And I cannot think of living life without you. And I love you forever. – David Gest

62707. No one should have to live like that when they’ve done only good things for the person. – David Gest

62708. On stage, don’t go near her. She’s the best performer in the world. – David Gest

62709. She got the magazine on a Wednesday morning, and on Thursday announced our marriage was over. – David Gest

62710. She just kept hitting me in the head with her fists, over, and over and over. – David Gest

62711. She put her hands around the neck of our production manager, and you know, started to choke him. – David Gest

62712. She was making great money at personal appearances. – David Gest

62713. She’d hit me before but never over and over and over and over into the head. – David Gest

62714. I’m really excited that I’m able to work again. – David Gest

62715. I didn’t really feel I was being hurt, but you could feel it. – David Gest

62716. No, but Liza took went and took away from me, possibly my livelihood. – David Gest

62717. Because I would give it all back to have my health. – David Gest

62718. And I told her point blank, you’ve got everything to live for. You’ve got such talent. You’re back singing great, lose the weight. And she went and did it, and look at her now! – David Gest

62719. I knew I couldn’t solve it. Because I couldn’t figure out what made her drink when things were going well. – David Gest

62720. And she could never give me an answer. And I realized that, you know, I had a problem on my hands. – David Gest

62721. I’m into women. I’ve always loved women. – David Gest

62722. But I thought love would more than prevail. – David Gest

62723. But she told me she was never going to drink again. – David Gest

62724. But when alcohol comes in, start running. Because there’s a demon there, and it goes back to her childhood. – David Gest

62725. I did try to leave, and she came running after me. – David Gest

62726. I don’t have to announce all the women I’ve slept with. – David Gest

62727. I know he was definitely beaten by her. I saw it many times. But we had a different way of dealing with her. He’d let her have more and more booze until she passed out. – David Gest

62728. I never had migraines. Never had migraines. – David Gest

62729. I was already set for life when I met her. – David Gest

62730. I was naive enough to think that I could make the difference. – David Gest

62731. I can help a lot of other people who’ve gone through the same thing by building a center that will help men and women who don’t have the funds to take care of themselves and get the medical treatment. – David Gest

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62732. And Michael likes to read a lot. People don’t realize that about him but he reads a number of books per week and he’s fascinated just about every subject. – David Gest

62733. It’s been such a group effort. When you’re a new band and you have limited resources, you end up getting people that are there because they love what you do, and that’s great. – Balthazar Getty

62734. Life started getting good when I started making money. – Balthazar Getty

62735. My mom just understands about stuff. We have a really good trust, and she knows I can take care of myself. – Balthazar Getty

62736. My theory is, independent movies only work if you’re willing to push the material and do something different. – Balthazar Getty

62737. Nobody believes it, but I slept on a futon till I was 13. – Balthazar Getty

62738. The big things I’ve had are things I bought myself. – Balthazar Getty

62739. Like, they know that I have a habit of rubbing my earlobes, I’ve been doing it since I was two. – Balthazar Getty

62740. When you go in and do a cool, small character, it feels less like work and more like fun. – Balthazar Getty

62741. I wanted to be a professional baseball player. – Balthazar Getty

62742. But I’ve consistently worked for 10 years. – Balthazar Getty

62743. I think some people are on a mission to die, and I never was. – Balthazar Getty

62744. My parents were hippies. – Balthazar Getty

62745. I had a very modest upbringing. – Balthazar Getty

62746. I didn’t do the typical things that young kids do. – Balthazar Getty

62747. Even the great bad guys in cinema history, they’re likable. – Balthazar Getty

62748. Even in my darkest times I knew I had a good future ahead of me. – Balthazar Getty

62749. I wasn’t ever good enough to be on the baseball team and that sort of stuff. – Balthazar Getty

62750. I think they look upon me as an old child, because I’m so little. – Estelle Getty

62751. If love means never having to say you’re sorry, then marriage means always having to say everything twice. – Estelle Getty

62752. Being tiny has been difficult for me in a business that regarded physicality as the most important part of your life. – Estelle Getty

62753. Age does not bring you wisdom, age brings you wrinkles. – Estelle Getty

62754. You can do anything you want to do. – Estelle Getty

62755. I personally do not write highbrow music. If I do, it’s by accident. – Gordon Getty

62756. I’ve had every advantage in the world, despite the 18 years of silence which were nobody’s fault but mine. – Gordon Getty

62757. When my opera Plump Jack was performed in 1989, my first piano teacher sent me something that I’d composed when I was four. I remember I played it, and it still sounded like me. I’m the same composer I was then. – Gordon Getty

62758. There is no change – I’m as deep or as shallow as I ever was. What’s new is on-the-job experience. This is what you gain with years. – Gordon Getty

62759. The Getty family has been fully supportive throughout this situation, and for that, I am very grateful. – Gordon Getty

62760. Nicolette, Kendalle, and Alexandra are my children. Their mother, Cynthia Beck, and I, love them very much. – Gordon Getty

62761. My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals. – Gordon Getty

62762. My father was so much more than an accomplished businessman. – Gordon Getty

62763. It’s true that I tend to daydream. I’m the same person in business as I am in music: I can be distracted and absentminded. It’s my style. – Gordon Getty

62764. If you have more money than you need, you have to give it away. It’s a duty. I get to choose whom to sponsor, and I like to give to the areas that I know something about. – Gordon Getty

62765. I’ve managed to dodge the curse. Not all my family have. Of course, music helped me – music is all about civilization, about something worthwhile. It’s all about ideas. – Gordon Getty

62766. Either your understanding of the meaning of music is there from the beginning or it is not. – Gordon Getty

62767. I want to make the world better. – Gordon Getty

62768. Both parents were very encouraging – especially my father. My father thought the sun rose and set with me. Neither one had a musical background or any musical talent. They liked classical music, but neither could carry a tune. – Gordon Getty

62769. I’m a terrible singer, but it helps when I have to call a taxi. – Gordon Getty

62770. I do not think that music keeps evolving. It evolved through Bach; since then, in my humble opinion, all the innovations added nothing. – Gordon Getty

62771. I don’t think events in your life affect your music. – Gordon Getty

62772. I feel that I belong to the 19th century. Some composers’ music is very topical. It almost says, ‘This is about what I read in newspapers yesterday.’ Not mine. – Gordon Getty

62773. I just have to take my chances like any other composer. – Gordon Getty

62774. I see only adaptations – not revolutions. – Gordon Getty

62775. I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson’s poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano. – Gordon Getty

62776. Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying. – J. Paul Getty

62777. No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or ‘get rich’ in business by being a conformist. – J. Paul Getty

62778. Oil is like a wild animal. Whoever captures it has it. – J. Paul Getty

62779. The employer generally gets the employees he deserves. – J. Paul Getty

62780. The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips. – J. Paul Getty

62781. The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. – J. Paul Getty

62782. To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business. – J. Paul Getty

62783. Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells. – J. Paul Getty

62784. I buy when other people are selling. – J. Paul Getty

62785. In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy. – J. Paul Getty

62786. There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune. – J. Paul Getty

62787. Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed. – J. Paul Getty

62788. Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you’re just sitting still? – J. Paul Getty

62789. I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success. – J. Paul Getty

62790. If you can actually count your money, then you’re not a rich man. – J. Paul Getty

62791. If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars. – J. Paul Getty

62792. If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem. – J. Paul Getty

62793. Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil. – J. Paul Getty

62794. There are heads of royal families who control hereditary fortunes that defy comprehension. – Paul Getty

62795. My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil. – Paul Getty

62796. Nationalized industries are notorious for their inability to operate at a profit. – Paul Getty

62797. My love of fine art increased – the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see. – Paul Getty

62798. My wealth is not a subject I relish discussing. – Paul Getty

62799. You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred. – Paul Getty

62800. You cannot bring about prosperity without discouraging thrift. – Paul Getty

62801. What I learned at Oxford has been used to great advantage throughout my business career. – Paul Getty

62802. The Roaring Twenties were the period of that Great American Prosperity which was built on shaky foundations. – Paul Getty

62803. Nostalgia often leads to idle speculation. – Paul Getty

62804. Jack Dempsey and I became friends in the very early 1920s. – Paul Getty

62805. Rhetoric and dialectics can’t change what I have learned from observation and experience. – Paul Getty

62806. I take pride in the creation of my wealth, in its existence and in the uses to which it has been and is being put. – Paul Getty

62807. The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully few real and lasting products of human endeavor. – Paul Getty

62808. The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists of investments in companies that produce goods and services. – Paul Getty

62809. There are at least 50 cities in the world that would have liked to obtain the Getty Collection. – Paul Getty

62810. The rich are not born sceptical or cynical. They are made that way by events, circumstances. – Paul Getty

62811. Whether we like it or not, men and women are not the same in nature, temperament, emotions and emotional responses. – Paul Getty

62812. I am neither a homosexual nor a eunuch, nor have I ever taken any vows of chastity. – Paul Getty

62813. Five wives can’t all be wrong. – Paul Getty

62814. During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures. – Paul Getty

62815. Control of a company does not carry with it the ability to control the price of its stock. – Paul Getty

62816. Before marriage, many couples are very much like people rushing to catch an airplane; once aboard, they turn into passengers. They just sit there. – Paul Getty

62817. A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business, and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement. – Paul Getty

62818. A hatred of failure has always been part of my nature. – Paul Getty

62819. I have always enjoyed the company of women and have formed deep and long-lasting friendships with many of them. – Paul Getty

62820. I have absolutely no intention of marrying Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. – Paul Getty

62821. I was 37 when my father died-and I no longer had any freedom of choice over what I would do with the rest of my life. – Paul Getty

62822. I am – and have always been – a Methodist. – Paul Getty

62823. In Japan, I was immensely impressed by the politeness, industrious nature and conscientiousness of the Japanese people. – Paul Getty

62824. Governments, of course, can – and do – soak the rich. – Paul Getty

62825. I can afford to say what I wish. – Paul Getty

62826. I have never been given to envy – save for the envy I feel toward those people who have the ability to make a marriage work and endure happily. – Paul Getty

62827. I vehemently deny that I was born a cynic and a pessimist. – Paul Getty

62828. My yachts were, I suppose, outstanding status symbols. – Paul Getty

62829. I was brought up in an era when thrift was still considered a virtue. – Paul Getty

62830. I’ve never been one to bet on the weather. – Paul Getty

62831. How does one measure the success of a museum? – Paul Getty

62832. I played in rhumba bands, mickey mouse bands; all kinds of bands. – Stan Getz

62833. A good quartet is like a good conversation among friends interacting to each other’s ideas. – Stan Getz

62834. As far as playing jazz, no other art form, other than conversation, can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction. – Stan Getz

62835. I came from an era when we didn’t use electronic instruments. The bass wasn’t even amplified. The sound was the sound you got. – Stan Getz

62836. If you like an instrument that sings, play the saxophone. At its best it’s like the human voice. – Stan Getz

62837. Life is too full of distractions nowadays. When I was a kid we had a little Emerson radio and that was it. We were more dedicated. We didn’t have a choice. – Stan Getz

62838. My dark sound could be heard across a room clearer than somebody with a reedy sound. It had more projection. My sound always seemed to fill a room. – Stan Getz

62839. Records used to be documents, but now record companies want product. – Stan Getz

62840. The saxophone is an imperfect instrument, especially the tenor and soprano, as far as intonation goes. The challenge is to sing on an imperfect instrument that is outside of your body. – Stan Getz

62841. We made records to document ourselves, not to sell a lot of records. I still feel that way. I put out a record because I think it’s beautiful, not necessarily commercial. – Stan Getz

62842. You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you. – Stan Getz

62843. You don’t rehearse jazz to death to get the camera angles. – Stan Getz

62844. I appreciate men like Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins very much. – Stan Getz

62845. The failure of the United Nations – My failure is maybe, in retrospective, that I was not enough aggressive with the members of the Security Council. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62846. We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62847. We were not realizing that, with just a machete, you can do a genocide. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62848. When you have an accident, they will save their own people, and those who have worked with you or with the NGOs are left. Unfortunately, this happens always. It is not an excuse at all. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62849. There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem today than five or 10 years ago. The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62850. The problem is when you are writing something in retrospective, it needs a lot of courage not to change, or you will forget a certain reality, and you will just take in consideration your view today. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62851. The change began in Somalia, where we discovered that we were involved in an operation where there was no peace, so there was no more a peacekeeping operation because there was no peace. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62852. So this is why I’m always say happy that somebody mentions Rwanda, because behind Rwanda, we have Africa. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62853. The real problem was not the troops; the real problem was that only the United States had the infrastructure to do the transport of troops with big planes, and then who will pay? – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62854. The fact that you had disruptions in the peace process was not only in Rwanda. We had the same problem in Cambodia, we had the same problem in Mozambique, we had the same problem in Salvador. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62855. But I believe that the DPKO at this time was very much involved with American administration and was acting, taking on consideration the demand or the recommendation of the American administration. American administration was very powerful. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62856. But definitely, when a decision is taken, or when you are trying to oppose a decision, you are in a weaker position than the member states, because they know more about the situation than you. We gave information, but they never gave us any information. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62857. But at the beginning, our definition of the genocide was what happened to Armenia in 1917 or 1919, it’s happened to the Jew in Europe, and we were not realizing – In our point of view, they have not the tools to do a genocide. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62858. For President Clinton, according to this discussion I had with him, Rwanda was a marginal problem. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62859. For us, genocide was the gas chamber – what happened in Germany. We were not able to realize that with the machete you can create a genocide. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62860. I used to say I never talk about my successor, neither about my predecessor. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62861. In Yugoslavia, I’d asked for additional forces too. I even went to meet the French prime minister, and I proposed additional forces… Nobody wanted to send troops. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62862. It was a mistake. I was wrong, but I discovered this many years later. I was acting on the basis of this mandate given me by the most important leaders of the world: President Bush’s father, prime minister of France, President Mitterand, the Chinese, everybody. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62863. Rwanda was considered a second-class operation; because it was a small country, we had been able to maintain a kind of status quo. They were negotiating, they’d accepted the new peace project, so we were under the impression that everything would be solved easily. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62864. A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems. – Boutros Boutros Ghali

62865. There are thousands of girls out there who could be doing my job. – Yasmeen Ghauri

62866. Incentives are not strategy, they are tactics. Defensive measures. – Carlos Ghosn

62867. Design is important, it’s an important dimension in the car. It’s not the only one. – Carlos Ghosn

62868. China will be the answer to Japan’s problems. – Carlos Ghosn

62869. As an individual, not as the boss of a company, I am very interested in motor racing. – Carlos Ghosn

62870. The universe is popping all over the place. – Riccardo Giacconi

62871. That’s the terrible thing: the more one works on a picture, the more impossible it becomes to finish it. – Alberto Giacometti

62872. All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what I see and my success will always be less than my failure or perhaps equal to the failure. – Alberto Giacometti

62873. All the sculptures of today, like those of the past, will end one day in pieces… So it is important to fashion ones work carefully in its smallest recess and charge every particle of matter with life. – Alberto Giacometti

62874. Whores are the most honest girls. They present the bill right away. – Alberto Giacometti

62875. I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality… to protect myself. – Alberto Giacometti

62876. The older I grow, the more I find myself alone. – Alberto Giacometti

62877. I don’t know if I work in order to do something, or in order to know why I can’t do what I want to do. – Alberto Giacometti

62878. Only reality interests me now and I know I could spend the rest of my life in copying a chair. – Alberto Giacometti

62879. Once the object has been constructed, I have a tendency to discover in it, transformed and displaced, images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me. – Alberto Giacometti

62880. It was always disappointing to see that what I could really master in terms of form boiled down to so little. – Alberto Giacometti

62881. It is impossible to do a thing the way I see it because the closer I get the more differently I see. – Alberto Giacometti

62882. In the past I have never thought about loneliness when working, and I don’t think about it now. Yet there must be a reason for the fact that so many people talk about it. – Alberto Giacometti

62883. I’ve been fifty thousand times to the Louvre. I have copied everything in drawing, trying to understand. – Alberto Giacometti

62884. In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist’s obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession. – Alberto Giacometti

62885. If only someone else could paint what I see, it would be marvellous, because then I wouldn’t have to paint at all. – Alberto Giacometti

62886. I’ve tried doing so, for it was never my intention to paint only with gray. But in the course of my work I have eliminated one color after another, and what has remained is gray, gray, gray! – Alberto Giacometti

62887. Artistically I am still a child with a whole life ahead of me to discover and create. I want something, but I won’t know what it is until I succeed in doing it. – Alberto Giacometti

62888. When you look at art made by other people, you see what you need to see in it. – Alberto Giacometti

62889. I did theater at Carnegie, and in Pittsburgh and New York. – Laura San Giacomo

62890. I have a son, Mason, who is disabled – cerebral palsy – and he does not walk independently, sit independently or speak. He uses a talking computer. I started becoming an advocate for him when he was 3 years old. – Laura San Giacomo

62891. I went to college in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University… studied acting there. Then I went to New York for about five years. I moved out here about 10 years ago. – Laura San Giacomo

62892. The world is changing and the physical barriers are down now. It’s time for the emotional barriers to go down. And what better place to start than school? – Laura San Giacomo

62893. There are amazing schools and amazing educators that are doing a wonderful job. And then there are a lot of educators that are not prepared to deal with inclusive education. They haven’t been trained. It’s really quite lovely and easy when you understand how to do it. – Laura San Giacomo

62894. On matters of race, on matters of decency, baseball should lead the way. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62895. A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62896. All I ever wanted to be president of was the American League. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62897. No one man is superior to the game. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62898. Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62899. There are a lot of people who know me who can’t understand for the life of them why I would got to work on something as unserious as baseball. If they only knew. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62900. There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree. They are on the left and right. They are not confined to a single part of the society. They are terrorists of the mind. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62901. There’s nothing bad that accrues from baseball. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62902. Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

62903. It’d be disingenuous to say I don’t like attention – I’m an actor for God’s sake – and it’s flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time. – Paul Giamatti

62904. This whole business feels kind of intense, like a bad fit. Round peg, square hole. But whatever, I’ll take it. – Paul Giamatti

62905. Well, you know, when people say stuff about you, it’s always really flattering. But does it mean anything to me? It’s not really real to me; there’s no reality to it. – Paul Giamatti

62906. You are absolutely free to describe me as a turtle or something. – Paul Giamatti

62907. Am I really cool? You’re telling me I’m cool? Well, that’s good to hear. – Paul Giamatti

62908. I can’t get into specifics. Someday, hopefully, I’ll be able to. – Jason Giambi

62909. If, if more stimulus means more tax cuts to small businesses, if, if more stimulus means middle class tax cuts, then I’m for it. – Alexi Giannoulias

62910. We need to focus on green jobs: solar, wind, geothermal, biomass.There’s so many opportunities. But other countries like China are getting ahead of the curve. – Alexi Giannoulias

62911. Look, the, the – this country has not lived within its means for a very long time, and, and the truth is we’re going to have to take our medicine. – Alexi Giannoulias

62912. But if, if you take a look at what would have happened, I mean, do we need to see soup lines down the street to figure out what would have happened? We avoided – and all economists will tell you that millions of jobs were saved because of the Recovery Act, and we avoided a second Great Depression. That, that is a reality. – Alexi Giannoulias

62913. One of the biggest problems out there that I hear from my friends in the business community is that there’s no lending, that it’s tough to get a loan today. – Alexi Giannoulias

62914. I have to take time occasionally to get away from the pressures of this business. If I don’t, I think I would get stale, and that would show in my music. – Andy Gibb

62915. Victoria was just as much in love with me as I was with her. We could not bear to be apart for a single second. We were like two lovers shipwrecked on a desert island. There was no world outside our love. – Andy Gibb

62916. There is nothing to compare with the instantaneous feedback a singer gets from the people sitting in front of him. That is where it all comes together – all the rehearsing and working to get everything just exactly right. – Andy Gibb

62917. Songs don’t just come out of the air. They take time, but it’s good fun, too. Maurice gave me encouragement. – Andy Gibb

62918. In 1973 we moved to the British Isle of Man, and I put my first band together for one year, named Melody Fair. – Andy Gibb

62919. I’ve been working at performing for five years now. I’ve been working in Australia and Spain and England. When I was only 15 or 16, 1 was performing in bars; I could have had legal problems, but it’s also the only way to get to know what music is all about. – Andy Gibb

62920. I respect the people who buy my records and come to my concerts. It’s only fair that I always try to give them the very best that’s in me. After all, I need them more than they need me. – Andy Gibb

62921. I have been to hell and back. I had a very, very bad nervous breakdown. – Andy Gibb

62922. Girls are always running through my mind. They don’t dare walk. – Andy Gibb

62923. Before, I was terrified on stage. I only play guitar during the acoustic songs. After a while, you can elicit certain responses from the crowd, like Elvis. – Andy Gibb

62924. I’ll have to get people to write songs for me right now until my own writing comes around. – Andy Gibb

62925. I like blues but it is music I am too ignorant to understand. – Barry Gibb

62926. As long as you’re having fun, that’s the key. The moment it becomes a grind, it’s over. – Barry Gibb

62927. But all bubbles have a way of bursting or being deflated in the end. – Barry Gibb

62928. But even now, when people see me in the street, they point upwards to the sky. – Barry Gibb

62929. By going solo I could lose a fortune but money is not important. – Barry Gibb

62930. Everybody is a teenage idol. – Barry Gibb

62931. He was the average guy. Maurice, I think, reflected every man. – Barry Gibb

62932. I don’t ever wish I was somebody else. – Barry Gibb

62933. I don’t want to live on past records. – Barry Gibb

62934. I have a huge ego and a huge inferiority complex at the same time. – Barry Gibb

62935. The secret is to make sure your family comes before anything else, because no matter what you do you’ve got to come home. – Barry Gibb

62936. Maurice would prance into a room, you know, and his presence was immediate. – Barry Gibb

62937. My music, certainly, has never embarrassed me. – Barry Gibb

62938. Now there is a new group every week; it seems like everybody and anybody can get into the charts. – Barry Gibb

62939. Our parents came home one day and heard us, and they thought it was the radio, but our grandfather told them it was us. – Barry Gibb

62940. Sure I’m leaving the Bee Gees. I’m going into films. – Barry Gibb

62941. I have a little dictaphone and if a sound takes my fancy or if a lyric comes to me in the middle of the night I’ll just record it there and then. – Barry Gibb

62942. The only thing I miss on stage is the falsetto. – Barry Gibb

62943. It’s very questionable, and we will pursue every factor, every element, every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice’s life. We will pursue that relentlessly. That will be our quest from now on. – Barry Gibb

62944. We had to leave Australia to become international stars. – Barry Gibb

62945. We were very influenced by The Beatles, no question. – Barry Gibb

62946. When you are in your 20’s and 30’s, you just want a hit record and you don’t really care how it happens. – Barry Gibb

62947. When you write a song you have an idea of how it should be sung but it doesn’t work out that way if someone else records it. – Barry Gibb

62948. You are never really prepared for criticism. – Barry Gibb

62949. You can be tops in Australia and be unheard of everywhere else. – Barry Gibb

62950. The Bee Gees no longer exist. – Barry Gibb

62951. I’m very much a family person. – Barry Gibb

62952. The only thing that exists to me is commercial pop music. – Barry Gibb

62953. I love making records; I love making music; I love writing songs. – Barry Gibb

62954. I never really did any disco dancing. – Barry Gibb

62955. I think they are grooming me as another Gary Cooper. – Barry Gibb

62956. I will always have my songs and I don’t think I will ever dry-up. – Barry Gibb

62957. I would be content if I had nothing but a tape-recorder. I could still write songs and record them. – Barry Gibb

62958. Maurice was a silly man. Maurice liked being silly. – Barry Gibb

62959. I’m the eldest at 51, and if the Stones can drag themselves around once more, then there’s a few more albums in us. – Barry Gibb

62960. Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done. – Barry Gibb

62961. I’ve never been into parties, premieres or night-clubbing. – Barry Gibb

62962. I’ve worked with a lot of people who are more famous than myself who are terribly insecure. – Barry Gibb

62963. It is commercial pop that the majority of people understand. A working man’s daughter would not understand blues. – Barry Gibb

62964. It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music. – Barry Gibb

62965. It was great being together as a band, but much more difficult being brothers than it was being in a band. – Barry Gibb

62966. I just love the feeling a close family gives you and I wouldn’t change it for anything. – Barry Gibb

62967. I’m Mr Boring, not a party-goer at all. – Barry Gibb

62968. We enjoy change and freshness, and disco was only one area we’ve delved into. – Barry Gibb

62969. I was always the one left behind. Out in the streets, when they saw me they’d say, That’s just one of the Bee Gees. – Maurice Gibb

62970. Everybody who knows us knows we always have a good time. – Maurice Gibb

62971. FOr a while, I’d never had the opportunity to prove on TV that I could play the piano. – Maurice Gibb

62972. Harmonies are nice. – Maurice Gibb

62973. I heard my brother’s voice even though we were apart. I then answered the phone and found him on the line. – Maurice Gibb

62974. I suppose being his twin made me understand Robin that much more easily. – Maurice Gibb

62975. When we write, we complement each other. We wrote six songs, Barry and I, while Robin was ill during the American tour, and they were terrible until Robin came back, and then everything worked out. – Maurice Gibb

62976. When Andy died, I just drank to dumb my mind. – Maurice Gibb

62977. We worked for 11 years to get where we are today, and I want to take our work seriously so that later on I’ll be able to appreciate the money we’ve made. – Maurice Gibb

62978. We expected to have a good time with Clive Davis ’cause I’ve always liked him, his shows. I’ve sort of followed his career a bit ’cause he had a lot of that on PBS over here. – Maurice Gibb

62979. We don’t mind being ripped apart, but don’t rip the songs apart. They’re like our kids. – Maurice Gibb

62980. I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us. So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses. – Maurice Gibb

62981. Robin had always wanted to go solo, so when it happened I wasn’t angry at all. I understood the situation. But Barry is so full of pride and couldn’t understand why Robin had done it. – Maurice Gibb

62982. I’m quite proud of my piano playing. Robin’s never played a note on the piano at our recording sessions. I just wish I could be appreciated musically now. – Maurice Gibb

62983. I write the music because I can’t really write lyrics. But I can write chords like Robin’s never heard of. So I provide the music for them to add the lyrics to. – Maurice Gibb

62984. They don’t bother too much with the balance and things on blues records. – Maurice Gibb

62985. I’ll be honest. We copied everyone… the Beatles, the Bachelors. It was the only way people would even listen to you. – Maurice Gibb

62986. The most important thing about recovery is to pass the message on. – Maurice Gibb

62987. Elton wanted a garden. They were building all afternoon while we were rehearsing. And then they built a fountain for Elton. And he said, I was only joking! – Maurice Gibb

62988. I’m not a big blues fan, but I don’t know anyone who doesn’t dig B.B. King. – Maurice Gibb

62989. Finally, I found a program that’s put my troubles behind me. – Maurice Gibb

62990. I was always the sexy bass player in the background while Robin stood centre. Barry and I played it up a bit, gave ’em a bit of thigh. – Maurice Gibb

62991. Robin hasn’t got a big nose – but I can soon arrange that. – Maurice Gibb

62992. Tiny Tim? Anyone could sing like that. It’s atrocious. It’s hideous, really. – Maurice Gibb

62993. So many groups fail because they spend all their time in the clubs. Work pours in and they can’t handle it because of late-night drinking. – Maurice Gibb

62994. It’s very hard to write a song alone. It’s only by jamming that you can get a song together. – Maurice Gibb

62995. Jim Morrison’s very good looking, but I don’t like this version of the song. The Feliciano version is better. – Maurice Gibb

62996. No one knew me until I met my wife Lulu. Lulu’s mother used to ask, Which one is Maurice? For six months she thought Lulu was dating Barry. – Maurice Gibb

62997. As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your wife or your children’s feelings, but I’m making up for that now. I’m winning my children’s trust back. – Maurice Gibb

62998. Barry seems to be more flamboyant merely because he gets more interviews to talk about it. – Maurice Gibb

62999. America? They had a good girl singer, Janis Joplin. – Maurice Gibb

63000. I don’t take things for granted, because everything feels more fragile. It’s made me wonder about mortality and how long you’ve got somebody in the world. I’m more fearful than I used to be. – Robin Gibb

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