180000 famous quotes part 64 – 63001 to 64000

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180000 famous quotes part 64 – 63001 to 64000

63001. As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying. Maybe he was telling me that he was going. I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness. – Robin Gibb

63002. Everyone’s looking to the urban scene for inspiration now. – Robin Gibb

63003. It makes us feel better that everyone out there is thinking of Maurice. – Robin Gibb

63004. I find it very, very hard. He was part of the fabric of my life. We were kids together, and teenagers. We spent the whole of our lives with each other because of our music. – Robin Gibb

63005. I hadn’t accepted he was seriously ill. The idea that someone so close to you couldn’t wake up was utterly incomprehensible. Then the doctor came in… Maurice had no brain left. There wasn’t any activity at all. – Robin Gibb

63006. I haven’t really met anyone else who has influenced me, but you never know, it could happen next year or next month. I just like to go with the spur of the moment. – Robin Gibb

63007. I think for anybody, any family, and I know there are families out there that are going through this even now, that it is the hardest thing in the world. Nobody is ever prepared for it. – Robin Gibb

63008. I’d never try to be that distinctive from the Bee Gees’ sound. I’m very proud of being a Bee Gee and am always aware that I’ll be identified as a Bee Gee. – Robin Gibb

63009. I’ll never get used to living without Mo, but the painful things that surround what happened to him aren’t so painful any more-not so raw or so new. – Robin Gibb

63010. I’m not a party person or someone who likes to sit and drink in clubs all night, and never really have been. I have a good time through work. – Robin Gibb

63011. I’m really happy that I got to work with such fresh talent. In a day when record companies are not particularly good at encouraging young, talented songwriters to come forward and get exposure, I think it’s important to give tomorrow’s songwriters the opportunity. – Robin Gibb

63012. If the heart stops for more than two minutes, you have massive brain death. There are only two minutes between our conscious world and zero. That’s how fragile our consciousness is. – Robin Gibb

63013. It just felt like the right time to focus on solo material. – Robin Gibb

63014. You know, we’d just had a birthday, he was… you know, he still had a future out of him, and all I can is he was just one of the most beautiful people in the world… a very gifted man, and it’s a loss to the world, not just for us. – Robin Gibb

63015. Music became an obsession, and eventually we felt more comfortable with each other then we did with anyone else. The three of us were like one person. – Robin Gibb

63016. Nobody will ever take Maurice’s place, and he’ll go on with us and he’ll go on our music. He’ll go on with us as the Bee Gees, and Maurice will always be with us. – Robin Gibb

63017. The Bee Gees were always heavily influenced by black music. As a songwriter, it’s never been difficult to pick up on the changing styles of music out there, and soul has always been my favourite genre. – Robin Gibb

63018. The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice’s name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore. – Robin Gibb

63019. We said we’d fly the flag without him and carry on. I didn’t give him a kiss because I still hadn’t accepted what was happening. I was hoping that some miracle was going to happen. Of course, it didn’t. I wish I had kissed him now. – Robin Gibb

63020. 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. – Robin Gibb

63021. We’ve been in each other’s pockets our entire lives. – Robin Gibb

63022. When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you’d go, what did you just play… immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That’s what we’re going to miss. – Robin Gibb

63023. With Maurice suddenly going, I realised… I think I’ve matured. I don’t take things lightly any more. – Robin Gibb

63024. You’re looking at the Bee Gees right now. – Robin Gibb

63025. In the beginning, Barry and I couldn’t decide if we were going got go forward with the name of the Bee Gees or just as Barry and Robin. Now we’ve decided to continue as the Bee Gees because we feel we can, and Maurice would have wanted it. – Robin Gibb

63026. To set the record straight for the God knows millionth time, we certainly didn’t sign to Atlantic just for the money. – Ben Gibbard

63027. Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity. – Edward Gibbon

63028. Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking. – Edward Gibbon

63029. It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work. – Edward Gibbon

63030. I was never less alone than when by myself. – Edward Gibbon

63031. I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. – Edward Gibbon

63032. I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect. – Edward Gibbon

63033. A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute. – Edward Gibbon

63034. History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. – Edward Gibbon

63035. Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule. – Edward Gibbon

63036. Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself. – Edward Gibbon

63037. Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty. – Edward Gibbon

63038. Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius. – Edward Gibbon

63039. But the power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy, except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous. – Edward Gibbon

63040. Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes. – Edward Gibbon

63041. Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused. – Edward Gibbon

63042. All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance. – Edward Gibbon

63043. Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition. – Edward Gibbon

63044. The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness. – Edward Gibbon

63045. We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win. – Edward Gibbon

63046. Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book. – Edward Gibbon

63047. Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism. – Edward Gibbon

63048. The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. – Edward Gibbon

63049. The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful. – Edward Gibbon

63050. The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise. – Edward Gibbon

63051. The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive. – Edward Gibbon

63052. My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India. – Edward Gibbon

63053. The laws of probability, so true in general, so fallacious in particular. – Edward Gibbon

63054. My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the decent obscurity of a learned language. – Edward Gibbon

63055. The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature. – Edward Gibbon

63056. The author himself is the best judge of his own performance; none has so deeply meditated on the subject; none is so sincerely interested in the event. – Edward Gibbon

63057. Style is the image of character. – Edward Gibbon

63058. Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive. – Edward Gibbon

63059. Our work is the presentation of our capabilities. – Edward Gibbon

63060. Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery. – Edward Gibbon

63061. History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. – Edward Gibbon

63062. The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events. – Edward Gibbon

63063. I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes. – Edward Gibbon

63064. Suddenly a single shot on the extreme left rang out on the clear morning air, followed quickly by several others, and the whole line pushed rapidly forward through the brush. – John Gibbon

63065. Few of us will forget the wail of mingled grief, rage and horror which rose from the camp when the Indians returned to it and recognized their slaughtered warriors, women, and children. – John Gibbon

63066. Most of the lyrics are over a year old, and it doesn’t feel like it’s about me. Time created a distance. – Beth Gibbons

63067. I still don’t like doing interviews. I hardly do any… I hope this will be the last one for a long while. – Beth Gibbons

63068. I try to imagine how we would live if we didn’t know we were going to die. Would we live our lives differently? Less careful, maybe? Less scared? These are beautiful things to think about and build a song around. – Beth Gibbons

63069. I think that after a year of Portishead I’ve become a little more sober. – Beth Gibbons

63070. I’ve had a wordless phase, and that’s still not entirely over: what I sing is not always literally meant that way, and you can hear that in the way it is sung. – Beth Gibbons

63071. I am a very sensitive person, very impulsive and emotional. – Beth Gibbons

63072. Let’s get one thing straight: there’s no such thing as the Bristol sound. – Beth Gibbons

63073. I thought I had a clear picture of death, but now I know it’s a mystery and it will always be a mystery, although it is something we all have in common: everybody knows that life ends with death. – Beth Gibbons

63074. The music comes first. When Geoff has made something the inspiration comes automatically. His music is very expressive. But still is is a very difficult process: I have to add something to his music, not push it away. It has to be equal, and I find that very difficult. – Beth Gibbons

63075. There’s not only emotion in the way you sing but also in what you sing. That way I can compensate it. – Beth Gibbons

63076. We’re thinking about printing the lyrics with the next record so that people can find their own meaning in them. But then they would start having a life of their own, and I think the Portishead music should stay a whole in which the lyrics come second, actually. – Beth Gibbons

63077. You feel the music needs something but you don’t know what. So you start searching, fitting, measuring, trying. Every time you try another angle. And sometimes that’s frustrating, especially if you don’t come up with something for three days. – Beth Gibbons

63078. I’ve just put my heart and soul in a song and need at least a week to recover. – Beth Gibbons

63079. Sounds like the blues are composed of feeling, finesse, and fear. – Billy Gibbons

63080. Turn on, tune up, rock out. – Billy Gibbons

63081. Can’t do it, simply cause underneath ’em is too ugly. – Billy Gibbons

63082. I thank God tonight for freedom – those who bought and paid for it with their lives in the past – those who will protect it in the present and defend it in the future. – Jim Gibbons

63083. I want to know how these very people who are against war because of loss of life can possibly be the same people who are for abortion? They are the same people who are for animal rights, but they are not for the rights of the unborn. – Jim Gibbons

63084. Patenting and purchase of lands are absolutely vital to the health of Nevada’s rural communities. – Jim Gibbons

63085. To pay out millions upon millions of dollars in bonuses for incomplete work, poor performance, and unacceptable products is the height of government waste and mismanagement. – Jim Gibbons

63086. Both organizations are growing rapidly due in part to answering the urgent need in the community for services and programs to help with the day-to-day struggles that come with memory disorders. – Leeza Gibbons

63087. It is proportion that beautifies everything, the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it. – Orlando Gibbons

63088. The silver swan, who, living had no note, When death approached unlocked her silent throat. – Orlando Gibbons

63089. A winning effort begins with preparation. – Joe Gibbs

63090. Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners. – Joe Gibbs

63091. People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well. – Joe Gibbs

63092. It’s better to give than to lend and it costs about the same. – Philip Gibbs

63093. All was well, until I reached the port of Havre. Three officers with the rank of lieutenant, whom afterwards I knew to be Scotland Yard men, came aboard and demanded to see my papers which they took away from me. – Philip Gibbs

63094. In front of us was not a line but a fortress position, twenty miles deep, entrenched and fortified, defended by masses of machine-gun posts and thousands of guns in a wide arc. No chance for cavalry! – Philip Gibbs

63095. It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did not see any sign of victory but only the retreat of the French forces engaged in the battle. – Philip Gibbs

63096. It was so quiet that morning in Paris that the heels of my two companions and myself were loud on the deserted pavements. It was a city of shuttered shops, and barred windows, and deserted avenues. – Philip Gibbs

63097. It is better to give then to lend, and it costs about the same. – Philip Gibbs

63098. We who go out to die shall be remembered, because we gave the world peace. That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it, but lie rotting in the earth – dead. – Philip Gibbs

63099. When we got down from the ambulances there were sharp cracks about us as bursts of shrapnel splashed down upon the Town Hall square. Dead soldiers lay outside and I glanced at them coldly. We were in search of the living. – Philip Gibbs

63100. A friend in the War Office warned me that I was in Kitchener’s black books, and that orders had been given for my arrest next time I appeared in France. – Philip Gibbs

63101. But do you know, I shall not be sorry to die. I shall be glad, Monsieur. And why glad, you ask? Because I love France and hate the Germans who have put this war on us. – Philip Gibbs

63102. During the early months of the war in 1914 there was a conflict of opinion between the War Office and the Foreign Office regarding news from the Front. – Philip Gibbs

63103. From each one of them rose separate columns of smoke, meeting in a pall overhead, and through the smoke came stabbing flashes of fire as German shells burst with thudding shocks of sound. This was the front line of battle. – Philip Gibbs

63104. I am going to fight – I, a socialist and Syndicalist – so that we shall make an end to war, so that the little ones of France will sleep in peace, and the women go without fear. – Philip Gibbs

63105. But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting. – Philip Gibbs

63106. I am happy with what I do. I’d love to be the manager of the Atlanta Braves, but they hired somebody this week. So I’ll just have to be inordinately happy with one of the best jobs on the planet. – Robert Gibbs

63107. I think people are going to have a choice to make in the fall. But I think there’s no doubt there are enough seats in play that could cause Republicans to gain control. There’s no doubt about that. – Robert Gibbs

63108. Investing in auto companies and ensuring a financial collapse didn’t lead not from a recession to a great depression may not have been the most popular thing to do, but it was the right thing to do. – Robert Gibbs

63109. It took us years to get into the mess that we got ourselves in at the end of 2008, and it’s going to take a while to get us out. We lost eight million jobs, we saw a financial system near collapse, we have a continuing housing crisis that we’re making progress on dealing with. – Robert Gibbs

63110. Our writers are full of cliches just as old barns are full of bats. There is obviously no rule about this, except that anything that you suspect of being a cliche undoubtedly is one and had better be removed. – Wolcott Gibbs

63111. Where it all will end, knows God. – Wolcott Gibbs

63112. Backward ran sentences until reeled the mind. – Wolcott Gibbs

63113. I’ve always like roadracing, but you know how it is in a family when you’re young. They thought it was a little too dangerous so I started with Trials riding. – Sete Gibernau

63114. So while I was studying, I rode my Trials bike, then I moved to roadracing. – Sete Gibernau

63115. I needed some stability, which is why I chose not to change from HRC for this season, which was an option that we had. Apart from being the best team in the world, I also needed some consistency. – Sete Gibernau

63116. In Malaysia where the front end pushes so much, extra engine braking is really going to help you. – Sete Gibernau

63117. It’s quite easy to start Trials riding. You just need a bike and you’re set. – Sete Gibernau

63118. With roadracing, it takes a lot more time and money. – Sete Gibernau

63119. We’ve done all the work that HRC wanted on the twin and the project has been completed. We were consistently up there with the top guys and that is what HRC wanted to prove. – Sete Gibernau

63120. The rider and the team need to understand one another and work in the same direction. Then the rider’s happy, and only then will the rider be able to give 100%. – Sete Gibernau

63121. You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. – Khalil Gibran

63122. Your friend is your needs answered. – Khalil Gibran

63123. You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance. – Khalil Gibran

63124. Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow. – Khalil Gibran

63125. Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens. – Khalil Gibran

63126. Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all. – Khalil Gibran

63127. Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you. – Khalil Gibran

63128. You have your ideology and I have mine. – Khalil Gibran

63129. Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents. – Khalil Gibran

63130. Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. – Khalil Gibran

63131. Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream. – Khalil Gibran

63132. Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking. – Khalil Gibran

63133. Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself. – Khalil Gibran

63134. Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy. – Khalil Gibran

63135. You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. – Khalil Gibran

63136. Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. – Khalil Gibran

63137. Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. – Khalil Gibran

63138. If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul. – Khalil Gibran

63139. If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember. – Khalil Gibran

63140. If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work. – Khalil Gibran

63141. If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were. – Khalil Gibran

63142. If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. – Khalil Gibran

63143. If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom? – Khalil Gibran

63144. In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. – Khalil Gibran

63145. Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children. – Khalil Gibran

63146. Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in your seeds. – Khalil Gibran

63147. Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms. – Khalil Gibran

63148. Love is trembling happiness. – Khalil Gibran

63149. Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. – Khalil Gibran

63150. Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand. – Khalil Gibran

63151. Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills? – Khalil Gibran

63152. Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms. – Khalil Gibran

63153. Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. – Khalil Gibran

63154. Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love. – Khalil Gibran

63155. Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be. – Khalil Gibran

63156. Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth. – Khalil Gibran

63157. March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path. – Khalil Gibran

63158. Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them. – Khalil Gibran

63159. Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. – Khalil Gibran

63160. No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. – Khalil Gibran

63161. Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever. – Khalil Gibran

63162. Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit. – Khalil Gibran

63163. Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert. – Khalil Gibran

63164. When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison? – Khalil Gibran

63165. The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master. – Khalil Gibran

63166. The just is close to the people’s heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God. – Khalil Gibran

63167. The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is. – Khalil Gibran

63168. Say not, ‘I have found the truth,’ but rather, ‘I have found a truth.’ – Khalil Gibran

63169. Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. – Khalil Gibran

63170. The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply. – Khalil Gibran

63171. Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. – Khalil Gibran

63172. The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom. – Khalil Gibran

63173. Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be. – Khalil Gibran

63174. Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation. – Khalil Gibran

63175. Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary. – Khalil Gibran

63176. If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved. – Khalil Gibran

63177. Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people. – Khalil Gibran

63178. Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain. – Khalil Gibran

63179. Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being. – Khalil Gibran

63180. Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity. – Khalil Gibran

63181. Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge. – Khalil Gibran

63182. When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. – Khalil Gibran

63183. When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies. – Khalil Gibran

63184. When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you. – Khalil Gibran

63185. What is this world that is hastening me toward I know not what, viewing me with contempt? – Khalil Gibran

63186. What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you? – Khalil Gibran

63187. The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold. – Khalil Gibran

63188. Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness. – Khalil Gibran

63189. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. – Khalil Gibran

63190. To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to. – Khalil Gibran

63191. To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice. – Khalil Gibran

63192. Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration. – Khalil Gibran

63193. They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve. – Khalil Gibran

63194. There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward. – Khalil Gibran

63195. The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. – Khalil Gibran

63196. We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. – Khalil Gibran

63197. And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. – Khalil Gibran

63198. I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art. – Khalil Gibran

63199. Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. – Khalil Gibran

63200. A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain? – Khalil Gibran

63201. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. – Khalil Gibran

63202. Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood. – Khalil Gibran

63203. All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind. – Khalil Gibran

63204. And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. – Khalil Gibran

63205. Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed. – Khalil Gibran

63206. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. – Khalil Gibran

63207. But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. – Khalil Gibran

63208. Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes. – Khalil Gibran

63209. Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother. – Khalil Gibran

63210. Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do. – Khalil Gibran

63211. I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. – Khalil Gibran

63212. All that spirits desire, spirits attain. – Khalil Gibran

63213. Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper. – Khalil Gibran

63214. I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers. – Khalil Gibran

63215. I existed from all eternity and, behold, I am here; and I shall exist till the end of time, for my being has no end. – Khalil Gibran

63216. I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires. – Khalil Gibran

63217. Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers. – Khalil Gibran

63218. Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. – Khalil Gibran

63219. Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. – Khalil Gibran

63220. Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. – Khalil Gibran

63221. For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one. – Khalil Gibran

63222. Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking. – Khalil Gibran

63223. Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof. – Khalil Gibran

63224. No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you. – Althea Gibson

63225. Most of us who aspire to be tops in our fields don’t really consider the amount of work required to stay tops. – Althea Gibson

63226. In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are. – Althea Gibson

63227. In sports, you simply aren’t considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best. – Althea Gibson

63228. I don’t want to be put on a pedestal. I just want to be reasonably successful and live a normal life with all the conveniences to make it so. – Althea Gibson

63229. Being champion is all well and good, but you can’t eat a crown. – Althea Gibson

63230. Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long way from being forced to sit in the colored section of the bus going into downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. – Althea Gibson

63231. I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it’s half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me. – Althea Gibson

63232. In a world filled with hate, prejudice, and protest, I find that I too am filled with hate, prejudice, and protest. – Bob Gibson

63233. When I was playing I never wished I was doing anything else. I think being a professional athlete is the finest thing a man can do. – Bob Gibson

63234. Why do I jave to be an example for your kid? You be an example for your own kid. – Bob Gibson

63235. A great catch is like watching girls go by the last one you see is always the prettiest. – Bob Gibson

63236. One of my favorite songs from the album is a song called ‘For Better or Worse,’ and it’s basically about unconditional love, which is, I’d say, an ongoing theme in my personal life. – Debbie Gibson

63237. I think that celebrities should never underestimate their power. I mean just to draw attention, because then people get involved on a personal level. – Debbie Gibson

63238. What I love about how my career has gone up to this point is that I’ve always, always put my head down on my pillow at night, and I’ve been able to say that I’ve done, honestly, what I’ve felt like I wanted to do. And that’s really all you can hope for in everything you do. – Debbie Gibson

63239. This is the time it all starts, I’m telling you. Like, 16, I mean, forget it. You could just get beat up, you could go through these grueling schedules. – Debbie Gibson

63240. The ideal situation would be to bypass all of the drama and mayhem and just get the music right to the people. I’m confident that we’ll eventually figure it out. – Debbie Gibson

63241. I’m kind of a quirky dresser usually. Like today, I’m actually pretty put together, but I dress kind of off sometimes, but that’s just part of my personality. – Debbie Gibson

63242. I’m glad I started so young, because you are really able to endure so much at that age. – Debbie Gibson

63243. I think any parent that makes their kid sit at a piano against their will and practice, they’re going to have a kid that’s not going to want to play the piano. – Debbie Gibson

63244. I did, like, a couple of sexier videos, because all of a sudden I went, ‘Wow, I have a body. I have this side of me that I haven’t shown yet.’ And I started kind of playing around with that side of things. – Debbie Gibson

63245. This business is about working. It’s really not about glamour. For me, the most glamorous thing about it is to b able to get on stage and perform my music for people. That’s the privilege. And that’s what all the work leads up to, and that’s why it’s worth it to me. – Debbie Gibson

63246. When I wrote those two songs, I couldn’t have been any closer to the bottom. – Don Gibson

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63247. The only thing I was any good at was music. – Don Gibson

63248. Simple is the only way I can write. – Don Gibson

63249. The blessings we evoke for another descend upon ourselves. – Edmund Gibson

63250. All my life, I’ve never been able to get enough airplanes. This will keep me flying every day. – Hoot Gibson

63251. Anyway, there were more after the war than before. – Hutton Gibson

63252. Greenspan tells us what to do. Someone should take him out and hang him. – Hutton Gibson

63253. Hitler had this deal where he was supposed to make it rough on them so they would all get out and migrate to Israel because they needed people there to fight the Arabs. – Hutton Gibson

63254. They’re after one world religion and one world government. That’s why they’ve attacked the Catholic Church so strongly, to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine. – Hutton Gibson

63255. A mechanical encounter or other energy-exchange may cause tissue damage. – James J. Gibson

63256. Hence it is that the shape of something is especially meaningful. – James J. Gibson

63257. I also assume that they are not simply the physical properties of things as now conceived by physical science. Instead, they are ecological, in the sense that they are properties of the environment relative to an animal. – James J. Gibson

63258. The abstract analysis of the world by mathematics and physics rests on the concepts of space and time. – James J. Gibson

63259. What a thing is and what it means are not separate, the former being physical and the latter mental as we are accustomed to believe. – James J. Gibson

63260. The perception of what a thing is and the perception of what it means are not separate, either. – James J. Gibson

63261. There has been a great gulf in psychological thought between the perception of space and objects on one hand and the perception of meaning on the other. – James J. Gibson

63262. The meaning or value of a thing consists of what it affords. – James J. Gibson

63263. The human young must learn to perceive these affordances, in some degree at least, but the young of some animals do not have time to learn the ones that are crucial for survival. – James J. Gibson

63264. Psychology is still trying to explain the perception of the position of an object in space, along with its shape, size, and so on, and to understand the sensations of color. – James J. Gibson

63265. I’m not out here to win a beauty contest. – Kirk Gibson

63266. Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries, like a trip to the water slides. Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have. – Kirk Gibson

63267. Boot Camp was great and very interesting. You got to use live rounds of ammunition and got to do a lot of crawling around with live rounds flying around you, so you really had to learn to keep your ass down – everything down for that matter. – Mel Gibson

63268. What I need to do to heal myself and to be assuring and allay the fears of others and to heal them if they had any heart wounds from something I may have said. – Mel Gibson

63269. A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there’s a secure family atmosphere. – Mel Gibson

63270. Above all, film is a business… Independence is a really cool thing as you can be a bit more bold, and take a few more chances with what you do. – Mel Gibson

63271. After about 20 years of marriage, I’m finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate. – Mel Gibson

63272. But although Australia was also involved in the Vietnam conflict, I can remember my dad telling us that if we were in Australia, we wouldn’t be drafted until we were 20. – Mel Gibson

63273. Feminists don’t like me, and I don’t like them. – Mel Gibson

63274. I don’t make things complicated, that’s the way they get all by themselves. – Mel Gibson

63275. I don’t think of myself as either American or Australian really, I’m a true hybrid. It’s a good thing for me because both of them are really good countries. – Mel Gibson

63276. I was spiritually bankrupt, and when that happens, it’s like a spiritual cancer afflicts you. – Mel Gibson

63277. I’ll always continue to work. I’ve never much depended on anyone but myself, as far as that goes. – Mel Gibson

63278. I’ll tell you what I did need to learn was tolerance, and I think I’ve been actually given a daily opportunity to practice that, and it’s – it’s – and I know that that sounds almost like a backhanded slap, and it is in a way because I haven’t been successful at it every day. – Mel Gibson

63279. If I’ve still got my pants on in the second scene, I think they’ve sent me the wrong script. – Mel Gibson

63280. It’s all happening too fast. I’ve got to put the brakes on or I’ll smack into something. – Mel Gibson

63281. The Holy Ghost was working through me on this film, and I was just direction traffic. – Mel Gibson

63282. Well, if you look at the whole story, I mean there’s only Jews and Romans in the story. I mean I just wanted to flesh that character out and make that a drama about the people around Christ when he was going through this passion. – Mel Gibson

63283. Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I’m paid to tell elaborate lies. – Mel Gibson

63284. Well, I think any time you delve into this sort of religion, politics, as you well know, you’re going to, you know, touch a few nerves. I wasn’t – now – and this is the honest truth. – Mel Gibson

63285. And, hey, I’m not under the illusion that everything’s just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever. I’ve never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow. – Mel Gibson

63286. I can say, hands down, ‘Annapolis’ is the most challenging film I’ve ever taken on. – Tyrese Gibson

63287. I’ve never had to fight hard for anything I’ve gotten in the past. – Tyrese Gibson

63288. It’s about giving the people what they want. So many people have told me that they’ve made love to my records so what I’ve delivered this time is an album about sex. Pretty much every song has that theme. Straight no chasers, it’s booty music! – Tyrese Gibson

63289. A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box. They’re up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It’s easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films. – Tyrese Gibson

63290. A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding. – William Gibson

63291. And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human. – William Gibson

63292. Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts. – William Gibson

63293. Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We’re dreamers, you see, but we’re also realists, of a sort. – William Gibson

63294. For years I have been mourning and not for my dead, it is for this boy for whatever corner in my heart died when his childhood slid out of my arms. – William Gibson

63295. I think that technologies are morally neutral until we apply them. It’s only when we use them for good or for evil that they become good or evil. – William Gibson

63296. I don’t have to write about the future. For most people, the present is enough like the future to be pretty scary. – William Gibson

63297. Language is to the mind more than light is to the eye. – William Gibson

63298. The ‘Net is a waste of time, and that’s exactly what’s right about it. – William Gibson

63299. The box was a universe, a poem, frozen on the boundaries of human experience. – William Gibson

63300. The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet. – William Gibson

63301. The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet. – William Gibson

63302. The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station. – William Gibson

63303. Time moves in one direction, memory in another. – William Gibson

63304. Why shouldn’t we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet? – William Gibson

63305. Generation X is dead. It has come to mean anyone aged 13 to 55 years old. – William Gibson

63306. It’s impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information. – William Gibson

63307. I’ve always been more afraid of being left alone or left out than of things that go bump in the night. – Nelson Gidding

63308. Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow’s joy is possible only if today’s makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one. – Andre Gide

63309. There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them. – Andre Gide

63310. Sin is whatever obscures the soul. – Andre Gide

63311. The color of truth is gray. – Andre Gide

63312. The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes. – Andre Gide

63313. The most decisive actions of life are most often unconsidered actions. – Andre Gide

63314. The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling. – Andre Gide

63315. The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say – because they were too obvious. – Andre Gide

63316. To what a degree the same past can leave different marks – and especially admit of different interpretations. – Andre Gide

63317. The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced. – Andre Gide

63318. Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change. – Andre Gide

63319. There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome. – Andre Gide

63320. “Therefore” is a word the poet must not know. – Andre Gide

63321. To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. – Andre Gide

63322. Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else. – Andre Gide

63323. What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another would have said as well as you, do not say it; what another would have written as well, do not write it. Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself-and thus make yourself indispensable. – Andre Gide

63324. What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what destroys it can be told. – Andre Gide

63325. The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity. – Andre Gide

63326. It is good to follow one’s own bent, so long as it leads upward. – Andre Gide

63327. Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. – Andre Gide

63328. Art is the collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. – Andre Gide

63329. Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. – Andre Gide

63330. Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. – Andre Gide

63331. Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you. – Andre Gide

63332. Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. – Andre Gide

63333. Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling. – Andre Gide

63334. God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved. – Andre Gide

63335. Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences. – Andre Gide

63336. I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress. – Andre Gide

63337. In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime. – Andre Gide

63338. A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective. – Andre Gide

63339. It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace. – Andre Gide

63340. It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that one overcomes it; often it is by working on the one next to it. Some things and some people have to be approached obliquely, at an angle. – Andre Gide

63341. It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves – in finding themselves. – Andre Gide

63342. It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor. – Andre Gide

63343. Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly. – Andre Gide

63344. Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image. Each one is more precious than all. – Andre Gide

63345. Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding. – Andre Gide

63346. No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond. – Andre Gide

63347. Not everyone can be an orphan. – Andre Gide

63348. Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented. – Andre Gide

63349. Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness. – Andre Gide

63350. Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon. – Andre Gide

63351. One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. – Andre Gide

63352. Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason. – Andre Gide

63353. It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not. – Andre Gide

63354. Art begins with resistance – at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor. – Andre Gide

63355. You are at your very best when things are worst. – Raynold Gideon

63356. Your English style will no doubt put all the other gentlemen to bed. I speak figuratively, of course. – John Gielgud

63357. Acting is half shame, half glory. Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yourself. – John Gielgud

63358. Before you can do something you must first be something. – John Gielgud

63359. We started out as boss and player, and Wellington was almost like my father. – Frank Gifford

63360. Rosie is a Hall of Fame player, and I wouldn’t be in the Hall of Fame if it weren’t for him. – Frank Gifford

63361. Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors. – Frank Gifford

63362. Oh how sweet it is to hear one’s own convictions from another’s lips. – Frank Gifford

63363. It is wonderful… Steve and Dan took professional football to a whole different level with the way they played the game. The fact that Steve is going in with Dan is very special. – Frank Gifford

63364. I was the law and order. – Frank Gifford

63365. I had three stages of knowing Wellington Mara. He was my boss for a long time and he was a father figure. And finally, as we got older, he was my friend. – Frank Gifford

63366. Gray skies are just clouds passing over. – Frank Gifford

63367. Before the first year, nobody gave it a chance. Now, 36 years later, everybody knows Monday Night Football. – Frank Gifford

63368. A fear of the unknown keeps a lot of people from leaving bad situations. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63369. To me an audition is 30 crazed people in a room waiting to be axed. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63370. I hate politics, hate deals, and deal-making, hate meeting with attorneys and agents. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63371. I don’t think Lloyd’s of London would insure this mouth. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63372. The payoffs in showbiz seemed as random as a slot machine. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63373. When I was almost 13 I was ripe for religion. I was actually just plain ripe. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63374. We’re imperfect people trapped in an imperfect world until we get to that place beyond. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63375. Why do I pray? Because I never know what’s going to pop out of my mouth. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63376. To this day I do not believe I’m great at anything. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63377. People were referring to me as the new Anita Bryant. Anita would get a little jealous. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63378. They don’t call me spontaneous and irreverant for nothing. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63379. There were no bigger stars in the new evangelism than the Bakkers. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63380. For every sleazeball in the business there are plenty of decent and wonderful people. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63381. For many people religion can be so easy they stumble right over it. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63382. God didn’t bless me with success so I could eat caviar every day. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63383. I did feel from day one that I was a born performer. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63384. We heard stories about fakery and decoys at revivals. I never personally saw any trickery. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63385. I was told all my life I was part Cherokee. Then it was Crow. The latest is Blackfoot. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63386. I once said the Queen of England could use some fashion advice. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63387. I sang with Anita Bryant in the Southern Baptist churches. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63388. There was no way we’d ever get spoiled. Daddy made sure to instill in us a work ethic. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63389. I felt no stigma whatsoever in becoming the third Mrs. Gifford. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63390. I wasn’t ever interested in marrying someone else’s career or bank account. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63391. I would never want to hurt anyone by writing a book. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63392. If I could learn to treat triumph and disaster the same, then I would find bliss. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63393. If I’m in love I want to get married. That’s how stupid I am. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63394. Sexual harassment is complex, subtle, and highly subjective. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63395. Life seemed so simple and joyous when I was growing up. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63396. Over the years my mom has become a self-taught Biblical scholar. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63397. Love in the real world means saying you’re sorry 10 times a day. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63398. Mom thinks I live in this dream world where everybody’s Ivana Trump. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63399. Other kids did drugs; I did crafts. I never knew where I fit in. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63400. Our culture is in moral chaos. On TV we celebrate freaks instead of honest, decent people. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63401. It’s no secret that I love to talk, but the real secret is I love to listen, too. – Kathie Lee Gifford

63402. I jumped off the wheel of fortune because I wanted to simplify things. Now I’ve fulfilled my obligations to myself by making my new record. I’d like it to sell millions of copies, but my self – worth is not based on chart positions. – Roland Gift

63403. It’s better to burn brightly for half as long than to be a dim lingering light. – Roland Gift

63404. Our managers hadn’t had that kind of success – the record company hadn’t, we hadn’t – and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger, and if it wasn’t it would be some kind of failure. – Roland Gift

63405. While growing up in Birmingham around a lot of West Indian people, reggae and calypso were big influences early on but Otis Redding was the one person who made me wanna sing myself. – Roland Gift

63406. I think I’m actually quite a materialistic person, I value what it takes to make a car or build a nice house. Money does change things, but how it changes people depends on how they react to it. – Roland Gift

63407. You know, it was just another presentation of my work, and a funny one, because the cards are quite different from the normal Tarot deck, no? – H. R. Giger

63408. No, I didn’t work it out upside down, I never turned it around. – H. R. Giger

63409. Some people say my work is often depressing and pessimistic, with the emphasis on death, blood, overcrowding, strange beings and so on, but I don’t really think it is. – H. R. Giger

63410. Some people would say my paintings show a future world and maybe they do, but I paint from reality. I put several things and ideas together, and perhaps, when I have finished, it could show the future. – H. R. Giger

63411. There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it. – H. R. Giger

63412. You know I was curious – I was interested in all kinds of mystery or deeper meanings in the paintings because I myself have not analyzed why they have turned out like this or like that. – H. R. Giger

63413. You know, I said I have this problem that I need to more carefully read Akron’s text because it’s too much, too much fantasy, and so I am busy with other stuff – it’s funny, it’s nice to hear that someone is studying that carefully and now I know a little bit more about that. – H. R. Giger

63414. I don’t know, if somebody doesn’t tell me how would I know? – H. R. Giger

63415. As a footballer I can’t imagine life without the use of one of my legs… Sadly this is exactly what happens to thousands of children every year when they accidentally step on a landmine. – Ryan Giggs

63416. He was a professional rugby player in the area that I played as a youngster. So a lot of people who I went to school with knew who he was and knew that he was black. So I would get racist taunts in school. – Ryan Giggs

63417. I am proud of my black roots and of the black blood that runs in my veins. – Ryan Giggs

63418. I do not wish to hide my origins, nor do I seek to make it a subject of conversation. I am what I am. – Ryan Giggs

63419. A lot of people don’t know that my father is black. – Ryan Giggs

63420. Twenty years ago, you’d see guys busting rackets in locker rooms. Today they do it in their hotel rooms. – Brad Gilbert

63421. Beware of over-confidence; especially in matters of structure. – Cass Gilbert

63422. It is only the young and callow and ignorant that admire rashness. Think before you speak. Know your subject. – Cass Gilbert

63423. But when it comes to writing the thing that I’ve sort of been thinking about lately, is why? You know, is it rational? Is it logical that anybody should be expected to be afraid of the work that they feel they were put on this Earth to do. – Elizabeth Gilbert

63424. You know, I think that allowing somebody, one mere person to believe that he or she is like, the vessel you know, like the font and the essence and the source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge too much responsibility to put on one fragile, human psyche. It’s like asking somebody to swallow the sun. – Elizabeth Gilbert

63425. You know, even I have had work or ideas come through me from a source that I honestly cannot identify. And what is that thing? And how are we to relate to it in a way that will not make us lose our minds, but, in fact, might actually keep us sane? – Elizabeth Gilbert

63426. Which is – you know, like check it out, I’m pretty young, I’m only about 40 years old. I still have maybe another four decades of work left in me. And it’s exceedingly likely that anything I write from this point forward is going to be judged by the world as the work that came after the freakish success of my last book, right? – Elizabeth Gilbert

63427. I should just put it bluntly, because we’re all sort of friends here now – it’s exceedingly likely that my greatest success is behind me. Oh, so Jesus, what a thought! You know that’s the kind of thought that could lead a person to start drinking gin at nine o’clock in the morning, and I don’t want to go there. – Elizabeth Gilbert

63428. But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome – people did not happen to believe that creativity came from human beings back then, OK? People believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. – Elizabeth Gilbert

63429. These people are headstrong and if they feel the curb loosed but one link they will with bit in the teeth in one month run further out of the career of good order than they will be brought back in three months. – Humphrey Gilbert

63430. We are as near to heaven by sea as by land. – Humphrey Gilbert

63431. Reinventing the wheel is sometimes the right thing, when the result is the radial tire. – Jonathan Gilbert

63432. Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself. – L. Wolfe Gilbert

63433. Perchance the chemist is already damned and the guardian the blackest. – Lewis Gilbert

63434. Don’t like small talk, love rainy days. – Melissa Gilbert

63435. I think I really see myself doing TV more than ever. – Sara Gilbert

63436. A good place to start initially would be school plays. – Sara Gilbert

63437. I am ashamed to admit I watch a lot of reality shows like The Osbournes and The Bachelor. – Sara Gilbert

63438. I am pretty much a sucker any really bad reality television. – Sara Gilbert

63439. I do like to hang out in the corner and keep my eye on the party, or be outside in a smaller group. – Sara Gilbert

63440. I feel like there is just as much violent programming in other countries and there is not the same incidence of factors. I think there are other factors contributing to violence in this country and not the media. – Sara Gilbert

63441. I flew back and forth and did episodes of Roseanne while I was at Yale. – Sara Gilbert

63442. I like going to New York. I like the galleries and the theatre and the restaurants and bars and music. I think that city is more alive than Los Angeles. – Sara Gilbert

63443. Especially when you play a character for so many years, the character ends up reflecting a lot of who you are and I think I’ve changed a lot since then, but that represented a lot of who I was as a teenager. – Sara Gilbert

63444. I pretty much only write by default, because I want to make certain projects so instead of trying to wait and find them, I create them, but I’m not really a writer. – Sara Gilbert

63445. But I just wonder what it would be like to be able to go places without people recognizing me. – Sara Gilbert

63446. I’d just love to have an audience and it’s the most fun in the world to get a new script every week and have the audience come in, and work with those actors. – Sara Gilbert

63447. I’d like to do more stuff with less sarcasm. – Sara Gilbert

63448. I’m super shy, especially at parties. – Sara Gilbert

63449. My twin in the show is Molly Stanton who is so sweet and great and she is totally different from me. – Sara Gilbert

63450. No, I feel like my personality probably influenced the character, more than the character influenced me. – Sara Gilbert

63451. The best thing about being an actress is getting good concert tickets. – Sara Gilbert

63452. Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor. – Sara Gilbert

63453. You know what you are best at, and writing is just not my thing, but I like it. – Sara Gilbert

63454. I like that kind of frantic schedule. It makes me feel like I have a purpose. – Sara Gilbert

63455. Early on, it’s good to develop the ability to write. Learning to write is a useful exercise, even if what you’re writing about is not that relevant. – Walter Gilbert

63456. Why do we do basic research? To learn about ourselves. – Walter Gilbert

63457. We know specific genes are turned on in specific cells, but we don’t know to what extent this happens. – Walter Gilbert

63458. We haven’t been able yet to determine in terms of genes what makes a human being a human and not another mammal. – Walter Gilbert

63459. We are embedded in a biological world and related to the organisms around us. – Walter Gilbert

63460. Today we try to identify a gene and then study its properties. – Walter Gilbert

63461. The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought. – Walter Gilbert

63462. By asking a novel question that you don’t know the answer to, you discover whether you can formulate a way of finding the answer, and you stretch your own mind, and very often you learn something new. – Walter Gilbert

63463. Everyone wants a hand in the outcome, a piece of the knowledge. – Walter Gilbert

63464. I have the same sense of the power and virtue of knowledge that some people get from a religious background. – Walter Gilbert

63465. In 15 years we’ll have all the sequence, a list of the genes everyone has in common and those that differ among people. We know only something like a tenth of 1 percent of the sequence at the moment. – Walter Gilbert

63466. It’s easier to change what you do than people think it is. If you don’t change, your field changes around you. – Walter Gilbert

63467. Science doesn’t in the slightest depend on trust. It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for yourself. – Walter Gilbert

63468. Scientists tend to be skeptical, but the weakness of the community of science is that it tends to move into preformed establishment modes that say this is the only way of doing science, the only valid view. – Walter Gilbert

63469. The best project is one that asks a novel question. – Walter Gilbert

63470. The human’s place in the universe will be set in the scheme of evolution, the product of our biological inheritance. – Walter Gilbert

63471. The interaction of the variation in our genes is what’s responsible for lots of our attributes and vigor. – Walter Gilbert

63472. Biology will relate every human gene to the genes of other animals and bacteria, to this great chain of being. – Walter Gilbert

63473. I always voted at my party’s call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all. – William Gilbert

63474. Man is nature’s sole mistake. – William Gilbert

63475. Philosophy is for the few. – William Gilbert

63476. No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he’s a dirty little beast. – William Gilbert

63477. My family pride is something inconceivable. I can’t help it. I was born sneering. – William Gilbert

63478. We will hang you, never fear, Most politely, most politely. – William Gilbert

63479. He combines the manners of a Marquis with the morals of a Methodist. – William Gilbert

63480. And I always voted at my party’s call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all. – William Gilbert

63481. You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself and how little I deserve it. – William Gilbert

63482. The House of Peers, throughout the war, did nothing in particular, and did it very well. – William Gilbert

63483. When everyone is somebody, then no one’s anybody. – William Gilbert

63484. In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort. – William Gilbert

63485. If you wish in this world to advance your merits you’re bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven’t a chance. – William Gilbert

63486. When every one is somebody, Then no one’s anybody! – William Schwenck Gilbert

63487. Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind. – George Gilder

63488. Intelligent design itself does not have any content. – George Gilder

63489. In embracing change, entrepreneurs ensure social and economic stability. – George Gilder

63490. Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar; it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns. – George Gilder

63491. The first priority of any serious program against poverty is to strengthen the male role in poor families. – George Gilder

63492. This is what sexual liberation chiefly accomplishes – it liberates young women to pursue married men. – George Gilder

63493. The differences between the sexes are the single most important fact of human society. – George Gilder

63494. The welfare culture tells the man he is not a necessary part of the family; he feels dispensable, his wife knows he is dispensable, his children sense it. – George Gilder

63495. I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society. – Virginia Gildersleeve

63496. The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community – these are the most vital things education must try to produce. – Virginia Gildersleeve

63497. I’d rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd. – Johnny Giles

63498. The rise of King Crimson was so fast that, to me, it felt as if it was going out of control. And it was going so fast that I couldn’t keep up with what was happening. – Michael Giles

63499. If anything’s progressive, then we make progress. – Michael Giles

63500. Yes, there was a sort of underground cult following, which came from nowhere, and grew, and grew. It was quite surprising to us all, because all of us had spent probably the previous five to ten years without it. So it was quite overwhelming. Overwhelming and humbling. – Michael Giles

63501. These tapes have been found, which were taken from the desk and various bootlegs. At the time we never got to hear them, they didn’t seem to be available or they just got put to one side. – Michael Giles

63502. I think we were just coming out and being ourselves, instead of operating within boundaries that other people had created. We decided to do away with those boundaries. – Michael Giles

63503. I’m amazed at how adventurous and how dangerous the music was, and still is. I haven’t heard anything like it since. I’m quite surprised, because a lot of the music on there we never heard at the time. – Michael Giles

63504. I think that what I’m interested with is the creative side of music-making, rather than all the travelling. – Michael Giles

63505. I still don’t know anything about drugs, or who takes them, or what happens. – Michael Giles

63506. I did quite a lot of the arranging, fitting different sections together, tempo changes, all sorts of things like that. I actually acted as a bridge between Robert and Ian. Not so much composing, rather presenting musical ideas at each rehearsal. – Michael Giles

63507. We didn’t go for music that sounded like blues, or jazz, or rock, or Led Zeppelin, or Rolling Stones. We didn’t want to be like any of the other bands. – Michael Giles

63508. It is in the nature of the New Yorker to be as topical as possible, on a level that is often small in scale and playful in intention. – Brendan Gill

63509. Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. – Brendan Gill

63510. If it were better, it wouldn’t be as good. – Brendan Gill

63511. I will try to cram these paragraphs full of facts and give them a weight and shape no greater than that of a cloud of blue butterflies. – Brendan Gill

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63512. Parody is homage gone sour. – Brendan Gill

63513. We discussed buying a defender. The view was the priority at that time given the way we were playing was that we needed support up front and that is why we bought Louis Saha. – David Gill

63514. The stadium expansion is currently at the feasibility stage and has to go through that. – David Gill

63515. Would we prefer to be lifting it? Of course we would. You can’t look back, we have to look forward and say what are we going to do get it back next year. – David Gill

63516. We have the fact we sell out every week to 67,500 and hopefully 75,000 in the future. We have a lot of assets. – David Gill

63517. We have sensible fans and sensible policies. – David Gill

63518. We had to support our player and genuinely felt, like Rio has said, that it was an honest mistake. It is important to know that Manchester United never said, and Rio Ferdinand never said, that a mistake hadn’t been made. – David Gill

63519. We don’t have major limits in the transfer market. – David Gill

63520. There are a lot of lessons to be learned. We can all learn lessons. – David Gill

63521. Arsenal are a great team. But we lifted the trophy eight times in 11 years. – David Gill

63522. A lot of them want to come and play for Manchester United. They want to play because Alex has a record of giving youth a chance and we have the history and heritage of Manchester United. – David Gill

63523. We genuinely believe to this day that it was an honest genuine mistake and we never imagined the punishment would be eight months. The precedent dictated that it was unlikely to be that. We don’t regret he played for that period. – David Gill

63524. The rolling contract was designed to specifically take away some of that retirement talk and retirement issue. – David Gill

63525. All I can do is assess the value from Manchester United perspective. Whatever Chelsea do, they may have a different criteria, and different financial assets. – David Gill

63526. Namely the manager will assess what he believes a player is worth and he will discuss that with the board and then we will go after that target. If we can achieve it at that target, great, but if we can’t we will have to move on to the next player. – David Gill

63527. Players aren’t quite as mercenary as people make them out to be. Some of them are but some aren’t. – David Gill

63528. Previously people were treated anonymously particular on a drugs situation which is obviously highly emotive. They have been treated anonymously even after the verdict had been reached. – David Gill

63529. The FA Cup is important to everyone at the club. We have a great record in it and we want to win a trophy. – David Gill

63530. The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board. We assess the success of the year. The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system. His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football. – David Gill

63531. Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes; without religion he cannot know why. – Eric Gill

63532. Science is analytical, descriptive, informative. Man does not live by bread alone, but by science he attempts to do so. Hence the deadliness of all that is purely scientific. – Eric Gill

63533. Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word. – Eric Gill

63534. Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you’ll have left is your character. – Vince Gill

63535. This record for the first time – feels like a record that really represents my whole entire life and instead of just a period of my life. And it is really kind of eye opening and it makes me feel really good to hear this record and hear all the years. – Vince Gill

63536. So I didn’t have anything to do with picking the songs, but I got to musically take them in places I thought might be interesting, so it was a real neat collaboration among the three of us. – Vince Gill

63537. You learn a whole lot more about a person if they have bad breaks and all those kind of things. – Vince Gill

63538. The real amazing thing about all of this is I think I’ve maintained the mentality of a musician throughout it all, which I’m proudest of. And I’m still playing on people’s records and singing on people’s records. – Vince Gill

63539. This is just strictly me wanting to make a record that is the real deal. It is all the stuff that I have learned and know that I remember. It’s what I perceive as country music is about. – Vince Gill

63540. Well I think in all the thirty years I’ve been doing this now and being gone from home and all that stuff it’s really, it’s not about what I’ve achieved and if I’ve become a better player, or played better ten years ago than I do today. – Vince Gill

63541. Well, more than me saying to the rest of the country music industry there is not enough traditional country music – that is not necessarily the statement in truth. I think more so that I, me, missed it more than anything else. – Vince Gill

63542. When all is said and done the only thing you’ll have left is your character. – Vince Gill

63543. Whether it is successful or not is not the exercise for me. It is not up to me. It is out of my hands now. I am not going to in two years have hindsight and say I made a big mistake. – Vince Gill

63544. Yes, the companionship is amazing. You know, you can get that physical attraction that happens is great, but then there’s an awful lot of time and the rest of the day that you have to fill. – Vince Gill

63545. My last two records that I made were both quite pointed in one direction and I think I do my best stuff when it’s all over the map, when there’s a couple traditional things, a couple pretty rocking things. – Vince Gill

63546. The funny thing is, people’s perceptions of what a song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time. But they’re still going to read what they want to into it. – Vince Gill

63547. With The Key, it was, I had gone through a divorce and losing my father, and just kinda really reminiscing about how much I loved the traditional side of country music, so I made a record that was really traditional from start to finish. – Vince Gill

63548. I do not like being famous. I like being normal. – Vince Gill

63549. It really does take a lot of time to make records, to be in the studio and do all that stuff. – Vince Gill

63550. The real beauty of it – key to my life was playing key chords on a banjo. For somebody else it may be a golf club that mom and dad put in their hands or a baseball or ballet lessons. Real gift to give to me and put it in writing. – Vince Gill

63551. And from my place, and from the time that I went through my divorce, I also had my father pass away in the middle of all that. And it kind of made everything else just kind of like the back burner, you know. – Vince Gill

63552. But you know the thing that I thing oftentimes gets ignored and neglected is there was 10 or 12 years of life before I met Amy and before she met me, where you know, whatever happened was probably going to happen some day. – Vince Gill

63553. I am not struggling. What I do, it is what I do. – Vince Gill

63554. I can sit and analyze everything and beat myself up and say you don’t quite sing as good as you used to, you’re writing better songs maybe than you used to, but to me it’s just the journey. – Vince Gill

63555. I formally proposed. I’m a good Southern gentleman. – Vince Gill

63556. I had just lost my dad and I remembered all the songs we used to go and hear at concerts, and the records around the house and sometimes we’d play together. – Vince Gill

63557. I made records in the past that are as traditional as any other country records that have been made, but at the same time the records have a contemporary slant on it too. – Vince Gill

63558. I mean, look at her. Any idiot, you know, would quite taken with Amy. – Vince Gill

63559. I’ve always been more drawn to being normal than being famous. – Vince Gill

63560. It is easy to react if everything is going great. – Vince Gill

63561. It is not fun singing about losing somebody like that, but at the same time it was easy to write because the memories were so real and vivid and so much a part of who I am. – Vince Gill

63562. It is not that I don’t like contemporary country music because I do. I love it. I have recorded a lot and have had great success recording records that have not been very traditional country records. – Vince Gill

63563. I am responsible for me. I can kind of take care of what I need to do and should do what I like to do. – Vince Gill

63564. I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It’s time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It’s time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is. – Dizzy Gillespie

63565. I’d like to play for you one of my compositions, my only composition. – Dizzy Gillespie

63566. They’re not particular about whether you’re playing a flatted fifth or a ruptured 129th as long as they can dance to it. – Dizzy Gillespie

63567. Men have died for this music. You can’t get more serious than that. – Dizzy Gillespie

63568. I don’t care much about music. What I like is sounds. – Dizzy Gillespie

63569. I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician. One of the reasons we’re here is to be a part of this process of exchange. – Dizzy Gillespie

63570. How do I know why Miles walks off the stage? Why don’t you ask him? And besides, maybe we’d all like to be like Miles, and just haven’t got the guts. – Dizzy Gillespie

63571. It’s taken me all my life to learn what not to play. – Dizzy Gillespie

63572. When you look at where the Democratic field is going relative to foreign policy, they are increasingly moving away from a policy of pre-emptive self-defense that the president has adopted since September 11. – Ed Gillespie

63573. Our party may have swung too far right at various times. – Ed Gillespie

63574. People like passion in politics. – Ed Gillespie

63575. Politics swings like a pendulum. – Ed Gillespie

63576. So I think that our foreign policy, the president’s strong and principled leadership when it comes to the war against terror and foreign policy is going to be an asset. – Ed Gillespie

63577. Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans. – Ed Gillespie

63578. The Democratic Party is getting very angry, and that came through clearly in this election. – Ed Gillespie

63579. The fact is that we as a party at the Republican National Committee registered 3.4 million new voters in the past two years and brought them into the political process. The president won by 3.5 million votes. – Ed Gillespie

63580. They do believe that if we do not wage this war against terror in places like Baghdad and Kabul, we are more likely to have it waged in Baltimore and Kansas. – Ed Gillespie

63581. Frankly, I thought we would have lost the House by now. – Ed Gillespie

63582. We are in favor of greater free markets. – Ed Gillespie

63583. We are seeing at the Republican National Committee a phenomenon that is worth noting this week; maybe today, maybe tomorrow, maybe Wednesday, we will have a million first time donors since the president took office. – Ed Gillespie

63584. Well, I think the Republican Party is the more populist party. – Ed Gillespie

63585. Well, my wife, Cathy Gillespie, worked for Joe Barton, who was running for Congress in 1984. – Ed Gillespie

63586. One is that President Clinton, in his first two years of his term, did not govern as he had campaigned. – Ed Gillespie

63587. The highest percentage of African Americans own their own homes today than ever in our nation’s history. – Ed Gillespie

63588. I don’t want to be disrespectful of the president of the United States, but as a political person, one of the things I appreciated about this president, in the past year especially, is he is a fantastic candidate. – Ed Gillespie

63589. When you were a volunteer for the Bush-Cheney campaign, you came in the morning; you had a supervisor who gave you a list of calls to make and a time to do it in. – Ed Gillespie

63590. And so it was interesting for me to find myself very enamored of a Republican president, but Ronald Reagan was someone I thought captured the spirit of America. – Ed Gillespie

63591. But I think there was a sense amongst the House Republicans especially that we didn’t just want to be opposed to Bill Clinton; that we wanted to tell the country what we were for and to brand ourselves in a more positive manner. – Ed Gillespie

63592. Even as a partisan Republican, I’m not sure a 40-year run is healthy for either party. – Ed Gillespie

63593. George W. Bush is not only a great president; he was a great candidate. – Ed Gillespie

63594. I believe we’re the party of small business. – Ed Gillespie

63595. I do not believe the American people are going to confuse hatred for passion. – Ed Gillespie

63596. I don’t think we’re as divided as many in the elite would have us believe. – Ed Gillespie

63597. On the other side, I do believe that the rhetoric we are seeing from the Democrats today is unprecedented, is a new low in presidential politics and goes beyond political discourse and amounts to political hate speech. – Ed Gillespie

63598. I think Karl Rove saw that in George W. Bush early on and understood the impact that he could have on Texas politics and probably on national politics. – Ed Gillespie

63599. I think one of the problems the Democrats have today is that they are an elitist party. – Ed Gillespie

63600. I’m a dedicated Republican and a proud party man. – Ed Gillespie

63601. I’m an American first, and I think that’s how most people are. – Ed Gillespie

63602. If Ralph Nader runs, President Bush is going to be re-elected, and if Ralph Nader doesn’t run, President Bush is going to be re-elected. We’re going to run on the president’s strong and principled leadership and his positive agenda for a second term. – Ed Gillespie

63603. If you’re a governor of a big state, people sense your presence a little bit, even your fellow governors. – Ed Gillespie

63604. I don’t believe we’re the party of big business. – Ed Gillespie

63605. I accept people for who they are and love them. That doesn’t mean I have to agree or that I have to turn my back on the tenets of my faith and reject the tenets of my faith when it comes to homosexuality. – Ed Gillespie

63606. How small regard is had to the oath of God by men professing the name of God. – George Gillespie

63607. Reformation ends not in contemplation, but in action. – George Gillespie

63608. The Lord Jesus will be revealed mightily, and will make bare his holy Arm, as well in the confusion of Antichrist, as in the conversion of the Jews, before the last judgment, and the end of all things. – George Gillespie

63609. The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion. – George Gillespie

63610. There is no sinfulness in the will and affections without some error in the understanding. All lusts which a natural man lives in, are lusts of ignorance. – George Gillespie

63611. There is nothing which any way pertaineth to the worship of God left to the determination of human laws. – George Gillespie

63612. What good is a friend if you can’t make an enemy of him? – William Gillette

63613. When a record co. finds a guy now, they want to own everything. They want to own the rights to market that person’s particular name. They want a piece of the action all the way through. – Mickey Gilley

63614. I’ve grown up with my audience; they’re my age or older. Not a lot of kids are coming to see me. – Mickey Gilley

63615. If I cut an album now and sell it for ten bucks, I can put seven dollars and fifty cents in my pocket. – Mickey Gilley

63616. If you have good food, people will come to your restaurant. – Mickey Gilley

63617. If you’re not on a major label today, you’re not gonna get played. They’ve got the market sewed up. – Mickey Gilley

63618. It’s like Branson. When I went to Branson there was only 4 acts in there. Now, you can’t count ’em. There’s so many theatres now, that only the strong will survive. – Mickey Gilley

63619. It’s the same with the ballplayers. Babe Ruth spent a lot, too and the ballplayers make a lot more money now. – Mickey Gilley

63620. My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach. I kept it open for four years. It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half, five months of the year. But the bills kept coming all year. – Mickey Gilley

63621. So I’m trying to spread myself to the point to where I can do the night shows and not have to worry about the matinees, and do one or two matinees down through the year. – Mickey Gilley

63622. I’m not the sharpest knife in the drawer, but I do know how to count. – Mickey Gilley

63623. Well, I got people that help me with the restaurant. I don’t have to be at the restaurant 24 hours a day. – Mickey Gilley

63624. I try to stay ahead of things, if you know what I mean. I take the money I make and reinvest it. – Mickey Gilley

63625. There used to be a lot of acts, which was good, because people don’t want to see the same act every night. But, you don’t want too many acts, you don’t want to over-saturate it. – Mickey Gilley

63626. All I want to do is do my shows and play golf. – Mickey Gilley

63627. A lost of people recognize me and maybe will ask for an autograph, but it’s nothing like if Elvis would’ve done something like that, ’cause he’s so popular, or maybe The Beatles ’cause they stirred up a lot of action. – Mickey Gilley

63628. I’m set to have my best year ever: I’m hiring some acts and there will be a show in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening. I’m going to use my theater to its fullest potential. – Mickey Gilley

63629. All I have to concentrate on is my performing. – Mickey Gilley

63630. I have the restaurant, too. I serve Southwest, barbecue. – Mickey Gilley

63631. All my money was made doing the dates and selling products when I was out there on the road. – Mickey Gilley

63632. Back then I thought if you cut a record, you were automatically a star. – Mickey Gilley

63633. ‘Cause I can make more money going in and doing my recordings and selling them through my entities that I have, rather than going to a record co. and them release a record and pay me 5 percent of what they make off it. – Mickey Gilley

63634. I guess the nicest thing about being, I won’t say famous but being popular is a more proper word for me to use would be that if you’ve got a recognizable name, a lot of times you can get people to do things for you ordinarily that you wouldn’t get done. – Mickey Gilley

63635. I had a few stocks, but stocks took a dive. I never sell my stocks. – Mickey Gilley

63636. I had seventeen No. 1 songs and I didn’t see anything like that kind of money. – Mickey Gilley

63637. I had some airline stock, but the airlines tanked. I didn’t have a lot of money in them, though. – Mickey Gilley

63638. I don’t own everything, I do have a partner. – Mickey Gilley

63639. A record co. is just a vehicle for public appearances. – Mickey Gilley

63640. You get trapped by stories. Though I’ve got this reputation for being out of control, it’s not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth. – Terry Gilliam

63641. John Cleese was with a group called Cambridge Circus, who had come to New York, and we became friends. Years later that produced a certain team effort. – Terry Gilliam

63642. Literally overnight, I became an animator… and one that was well-known. – Terry Gilliam

63643. People used to think we just faked all that stuff… it was all written, rehearsed. The fact that it looks as cobbled together as it does is just that we weren’t very good. – Terry Gilliam

63644. There are moments when television systems are young and haven’t formed properly, and there’s room for lots of original stuff. Then things become more and more top-heavy with executives who are trying to guarantee the success of things. – Terry Gilliam

63645. There was a perverse side of me, with things like Van Helsing coming out. I didn’t want to go down that route. – Terry Gilliam

63646. They make Spy Kids, they make Scream, they make A Scary Movie. This doesn’t do that, so it could be a very bad marriage. I’m trying to keep this potential nightmare quiet because we’re just finishing editing. – Terry Gilliam

63647. We took up the offer with the BBC, and that was Monty Python’s Flying Circus. I didn’t have to submit my ideas to the group. I used to turn up on the days we recorded with a can of film under my arm, and in it went. – Terry Gilliam

63648. I got my head bashed in at a demonstration against the Vietnam War. Police were losing control because they were up against a world they really didn’t understand. – Terry Gilliam

63649. It’s been interesting how kids have had hardly any problems watching it, but adults have more trouble. This happened way back even with Jabberwocky and Time Bandits. – Terry Gilliam

63650. We did Holy Grail, and I got my name up there as one of the directors. After that, I started moving more and more down the line I wanted to, which was making movies. – Terry Gilliam

63651. It was lights, camera, inaction. – Terry Gilliam

63652. In advertising, I was frustrated by having to deal with the client. It was the only time I really worked in a proper office, and I didn’t like it-simple as that. – Terry Gilliam

63653. I was getting frustrated with America. It’s interesting how as simple a thing as, like, letting your hair grow longer changed in the world in those days. – Terry Gilliam

63654. I was doing political cartoons and getting angry to the point where I felt I was going to have to start making and throwing bombs. I thought I was probably a better cartoonist than a bomb maker. – Terry Gilliam

63655. I was born in 1940 in Minnesota and grew up in the country… dirt roads, swamps, lakes, woods. – Terry Gilliam

63656. I keep referring to them in the plural but all I’m dealing with is Bob. I don’t know where Harvey fits in the equation. He was very present at the beginning, winding his brother up. I don’t know where he is now. – Terry Gilliam

63657. Hyperbole is something I’d better avoid. – Terry Gilliam

63658. At the first screening, there were a lot of areas that we went around and around about. Then we had our second screening. It played better. It’s almost a reasonable length film now! – Terry Gilliam

63659. Actually, I began to think that maybe there is a god, after all. Or maybe it’s a different one. The old one got fired. – Terry Gilliam

63660. It’s 85 million dollars and they got to be really careful because they are going to need me. – Terry Gilliam

63661. The more you love what you are doing, the more successful it will be for you. – Jerry Gillies

63662. What you do is more important than how much you make, and how you feel about it is more important than what you do. – Jerry Gillies

63663. People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success. – Jerry Gillies

63664. Making a million dollars is the simplest thing in the world. Just find a product that sells for $2000 and that you can buy at a cost of $1000, and sell a thousand of them. – Jerry Gillies

63665. It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don’t work. – Jerry Gillies

63666. Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead. – Jerry Gillies

63667. You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need. – Jerry Gillies

63668. Make sure you visualize what you really want, not what someone else wants for you. – Jerry Gillies

63669. The hardest times for me were not when people challenged what I said, but when I felt my voice was not heard. – Carol Gilligan

63670. The women’s movement is taking a different form right now, and it is because it has been so effective and so successful that there’s a huge counter movement to try to stop it, to try to divide women from one another, to try to almost foment divisiveness. – Carol Gilligan

63671. Many women have told me they remember where they were when they read the book, and how they felt suddenly that what they really thought or felt about things made sense. – Carol Gilligan

63672. It all goes back, of course, to Adam and Eve – a story which shows among other things, that if you make a woman out of a man, you are bound to get into trouble. – Carol Gilligan

63673. In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection. – Carol Gilligan

63674. I’ve found that if I say what I’m really thinking and feeling, people are more likely to say what they really think and feel. The conversation becomes a real conversation. – Carol Gilligan

63675. Death is an incident producing clay. Use it, mold it, learn from it. – John Gilling

63676. The beliefs expressed in the Declaration of Independence remain a standard for our nation today. They also remain a standard for those nations across the globe striving to achieve democracy. – Paul Gillmor

63677. We must have a relentless commitment to producing a meaningful, comprehensive energy package aimed at conservation, alleviating the burden of energy prices on consumers, decreasing our country’s dependency on foreign oil, and increasing electricity grid reliability. – Paul Gillmor

63678. The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy. – Paul Gillmor

63679. While there are many influences on gas prices in America, I believe the passage of a national energy bill will help relieve this burden on our country. – Paul Gillmor

63680. We should not forget, no matter how we quantify it: ‘Freedom is not free.’ It is a painful lesson, but one from which we have learned in the past and one we should never forget. – Paul Gillmor

63681. We haven’t had a good energy policy in this country for decades and we’re trying to get one. – Paul Gillmor

63682. We are putting more and more power into a system which is less and less able to carry it reliably. – Paul Gillmor

63683. To date, every American citizen has nearly $27,000 in public debt riding on our backs. – Paul Gillmor

63684. The lack of health care coverage has remained very important to me during my time in Congress and as a member of the House Subcommittee on Health, I am working hard with my colleagues to correct these inequalities. – Paul Gillmor

63685. The fact is, almost every year since the founding of these United States, our government has lived beyond its means. – Paul Gillmor

63686. The Declaration of Independence is a sacred part of American history. – Paul Gillmor

63687. The Declaration is a magnificent document. – Paul Gillmor

63688. The current system punishes communities which make the investment in creating landfills, only to have them filled by states which refuse to adequately address their waste issues. – Paul Gillmor

63689. Spending on programs such as national defense and funding the operating budgets of all federal agencies represent only 39 percent of our yearly budget, an all-time low. – Paul Gillmor

63690. While not widely reported, our victories in Iraq are plentiful. National elections, a democratic parliament and the drafting of a constitution are just some of the victories throughout this embattled country. – Paul Gillmor

63691. In order to effectively protect our loved ones, we must provide the American public with unfettered access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living. – Paul Gillmor

63692. America’s health care system provides some of the finest doctors and more access to vital medications than any country in the world. And yet, our system has been faltering for many years with the increased cost of health care. – Paul Gillmor

63693. Specifically, the growing threat that sexual predators pose to our Nation’s children and their families represents an area where our criminal justice system has failed the American people. – Paul Gillmor

63694. More than seven months ago, our country learned that the horrors portrayed in Hollywood’s make-believe world could actually come to life before our very eyes. – Paul Gillmor

63695. It has been a top priority of Congress to reduce the drug costs of all seniors. – Paul Gillmor

63696. It does seem fair to give them the option of a better return. – Paul Gillmor

63697. Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region. They fight not for their country, but rather against ours. – Paul Gillmor

63698. In this life and death case, I felt Mrs. Schiavo should receive the fullest due process from our legal system. – Paul Gillmor

63699. In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, our nation has been put under considerable fiscal pressure. – Paul Gillmor

63700. I represent the views and the values of the people of the district. – Paul Gillmor

63701. I believe it is incumbent upon Congress to act aggressively to ameliorate fear and help our country take the essential steps that will make our communities and lives safer. – Paul Gillmor

63702. Following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, $3 per gallon gasoline became common and our nation has come under considerable strain. – Paul Gillmor

63703. Enrolling in the Medicare Prescription Drug Program will be a great savings for most senior citizens. – Paul Gillmor

63704. As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American. – Paul Gillmor

63705. Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks. – Paul Gillmor

63706. Americans in all places and levels of government have begun to consider the areas where we need to prepare ourselves from future threats, including the latest weapon: bio-terror. – Paul Gillmor

63707. In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil. – Paul Gillmor

63708. Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63709. Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home, do we become humanly developed, civilized, socialized. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63710. To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63711. There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. As well speak of a female liver. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63712. The one predominant duty is to find one’s work and do it. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63713. The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63714. The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society – more briefly, to find your real job, and do it. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63715. The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63716. New York – that unnatural city where every one is an exile, none more so than the American. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63717. In New York City, everyone is an exile, none more so than the Americans. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63718. Eternity is not something that begins after you’re dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63719. But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63720. Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63721. A concept is stronger than a fact. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63722. Exciting literature after supper is not the best digestive. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63723. To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63724. When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

63725. If something anticipated arrives too late it finds us numb, wrung out from waiting, and we feel – nothing at all. The best things arrive on time. – Dorothy Gilman

63726. People need dreams, there’s as much nourishment in ’em as food. – Dorothy Gilman

63727. The best things arrive on time. – Dorothy Gilman

63728. A man from hell is not afraid of hot ashes. – Dorothy Gilman

63729. I am finally glad to see that the jury is looking at me. – Gary Gilmore

63730. It’s my life and my death. – Gary Gilmore

63731. There will always be a father. – Gary Gilmore

63732. There is an appropriate time to release somebody or to give them a break. – Gary Gilmore

63733. You can keep a person locked up too long. – Gary Gilmore

63734. See you in the darkness. – Gary Gilmore

63735. It’s been sanctioned by the courts, and I accept that. – Gary Gilmore

63736. I’ve got problems and if you sentence me to additional time, I’m going to compound them. – Gary Gilmore

63737. I stagnated in prison a long time, and I have wasted most of my life. – Gary Gilmore

63738. I want freedom and I realize that the only way to get it is to quit breaking the law. – Gary Gilmore

63739. I never believed that surrendering the executive power should be a condition of getting the second term. The second term should stand on its own feet. – Jim Gilmore

63740. I’m here to tell you the coffee was hot, the orange juice was cold, New York’s still there and Reagan National is back. – Jim Gilmore

63741. If the rules of creativity are the norm for a company, creative people will be the norm. – Jim Gilmore

63742. It’s not enough to tell people to be creative; they need to know how, and what to create. – Jim Gilmore

63743. How many of you have broken no laws this month? That’s the kind of society I want to build. I want a guarantee – with physics and mathematics, not with laws – that we can give ourselves real privacy of personal communications. – John Gilmore

63744. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it. – John Gilmore

63745. Usually, in the studio, on this sort of thing… you just go out and have a play over it, and see what comes, and it’s usually – mostly – the first take that’s the best one, and you find yourself repeating yourself thereafter. – David Gilmour

63746. Politicians trim and tack in their quest for power, but they do so in order to get the wind of votes in their sails. – Ian Gilmour

63747. The internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it. – John Gilmour

63748. Violence is always the last option, but if that time comes, it is the ONLY option. – John Gilmour

63749. I didn’t want to spend my life behind a desk. – John Gilpin

63750. It’s important to do research. I do that in every play, every actor does. – John Gilpin

63751. Usually bad guys are much more fun to play and much more interesting to watch. – John Gilpin

63752. Men’s minds must be free, and that means the minds of all, not the minds of a select few. – Mary Barnett Gilson

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63753. The higher one climbs the lonelier one is. – Mary Barnett Gilson

63754. To find ways of practicing democracy, not ways of orating about it, is our great problem. – Mary Barnett Gilson

63755. My father dealt in stocks and shares and my mother also had a lot of time on her hands. – Hermione Gingold

63756. Really, sex and laughter do go very well together, and I wondered – and I still do – which is more important. – Hermione Gingold

63757. I got all the schooling any actress needs. That is, I learned to write enough to sign contract. – Hermione Gingold

63758. Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman’s weapon is her tongue. – Hermione Gingold

63759. Frankly, Governor Romney in his career has created more jobs than the entire Obama cabinet combined, so he could actually talk about it. – Newt Gingrich

63760. If the Soviet empire still existed, I’d be terrified. The fact is, we can afford a fairly ignorant presidency now. – Newt Gingrich

63761. One morning, just like 9/11, there’s going to be a disaster. I have yet to see the United Nations do anything effective with either Iran or North Korea. – Newt Gingrich

63762. My theme is going to be: Together we can win the future. The right policies lead to the right results. And I’m going to argue that President Obama will lose the future because the wrong policies lead to the wrong results. – Newt Gingrich

63763. It is time we passed a balanced budget amendment and return this government to limited spending. – Newt Gingrich

63764. In the middle of a recession no tax increase is justified because it kills jobs, and any tax increase is a job-killing measure and should be defeated. – Newt Gingrich

63765. Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. – Newt Gingrich

63766. In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins. – Newt Gingrich

63767. Imagine a judicial nominee said ‘my experience as a white man makes me better than a Latina woman.’ Wouldn’t they have to withdraw? New racism is no better than old racism. – Newt Gingrich

63768. If you’re not brave, you’re not going to be free. – Newt Gingrich

63769. Part of why the Tea Party so deeply threatened the elite media is the tea party looked around and suddenly realized, there are more of us than there are of them. – Newt Gingrich

63770. I’m not a natural leader. I’m too intellectual; I’m too abstract; I think too much. – Newt Gingrich

63771. I think every religious person should have a deep sense of respect for other people’s religious documents and religious symbols just as we were deeply opposed to the Taliban destroying the two historic buddhas which they blew up. So I think we ought to all oppose burning the Koran. – Newt Gingrich

63772. I discourage a cult of personality. – Newt Gingrich

63773. I believe we will elect a new President in 2012. – Newt Gingrich

63774. Have you heard a single national figure tell you all of the crises of the recent past are not economic, they’re cultural? – Newt Gingrich

63775. If the Obama administration is this afraid of Glenn Beck, how do they deal with the Iranians? – Newt Gingrich

63776. And my point was one I think that you’d agree with, which is there’s no room in America for a black racist, a Latino racist, or a white racist, or an Asian racist, or a Native American racist. Now, we’re either color blind or we’re not color blind. – Newt Gingrich

63777. An energy tax punishes senior citizens, it punishes rural Americans, if you use electricity it punishes you. This bill will increase your cost of living and may kill your job. – Newt Gingrich

63778. A mere forty years ago, beach volleyball was just beginning. No bureaucrat would have invented it, and that’s what freedom is all about. – Newt Gingrich

63779. Politics and war are remarkably similar situations. – Newt Gingrich

63780. I believe we are now in a struggle over whether or not we are going to save America. – Newt Gingrich

63781. Without Jimmy Carter we might not have gotten Ronald Reagan, without Ronald Reagan there would probably still be a Soviet Union. – Newt Gingrich

63782. You can’t trust anybody with power. – Newt Gingrich

63783. I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican Party is that we don’t encourage you to be nasty. We encourage you to be neat, obedient, loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics. – Newt Gingrich

63784. What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots. – Newt Gingrich

63785. President Obama has created at least three jobs that I know of – Bob McDonnell, Chris Christie, and Scott Brown. – Newt Gingrich

63786. We’re at the crossroads. Down one road is a European centralized bureaucratic socialist welfare system in which politicians and bureaucrats define the future. Down the other road is a proud, solid, reaffirmation of American exceptionalism. – Newt Gingrich

63787. We’re all human and we all goof. Do things that may be wrong, but do something. – Newt Gingrich

63788. We tried to have diplomas without learning, we tried to have jobs without work, we tried to have houses without savings, we tried to have government without responsibility. – Newt Gingrich

63789. The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country. – Newt Gingrich

63790. The secular elites are so terrified of telling the truth about radical Islam. When you talk about the radical Islamists, we have got to get straight and get serious and talk about it in the right way. – Newt Gingrich

63791. The most important social welfare program in America is a job. – Newt Gingrich

63792. The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument. – Newt Gingrich

63793. Surely the President can agree with us, that theft from government is not good. I know it’s bold. It’s out on the edge. I know from a Chicago-Springfield background it’s hard to fully grasp that honesty could be part of government. – Newt Gingrich

63794. President Obama is the most successful food stamp president in American history. I would like to be the most successful paycheck president in American history. – Newt Gingrich

63795. We don’t we agree that litigation reform to lower the cost of healthcare would be a good starting point? – Newt Gingrich

63796. You have to give the press confrontations. When you give them confrontations, you get attention; when you get attention, you can educate. – Newt Gingrich

63797. We’ve gotten involved in cat rescue – we take them in and find homes for them. I’ve always loved cats. I saw how homeless cats were living out there. We take them in, put out flyers. – Greg Ginn

63798. The biggest disappointment has been seeing the number of people in this business with very shortsighted views. – Greg Ginn

63799. The English scene got more media attention with their emphasis on fashion, with the safety pins and all. There were some really good bands over there. The Sex Pistols were great. – Greg Ginn

63800. The Minutemen were seen as more of an art thing than Black Flag, although I didn’t see them that way. It confused people when we put out Saccharine Trust, too. – Greg Ginn

63801. The public is usually slow to catch on to new things, and it’s important that musicians stick to their guns and not look for that instant gratification. – Greg Ginn

63802. The REM and Nirvana successes don’t mean much to me except as a potential distraction for bands who want to cash in on the trend. Don’t try to sound like someone else. REM and Nirvana don’t sound like anyone else. – Greg Ginn

63803. The small companies who feel that the majors are a threat, or are predators, will use that as an excuse for their eventual downfall. Don’t blame others for your own inadequacies. – Greg Ginn

63804. There aren’t enough people who are scaring the kind of people who work at these record companies. – Greg Ginn

63805. We aren’t as concerned about the live aspect as other labels. The best live bands are the easiest to record. – Greg Ginn

63806. We had a lot of riots. We came under attack from many of the police departments. It certainly wasn’t some publicity thing. I was afraid for many years. We couldn’t play in LA for many years. A lot of people got very cynical. – Greg Ginn

63807. We’re not good at propping up old carcasses. We want to be on top of what’s vital at any particular time, and not just hold onto something because it has a name. – Greg Ginn

63808. You have to keep the business side together as well as the creative side. We have constantly surprised people and stayed with bands until they have grown on people. – Greg Ginn

63809. Stores can be indifferent to something new. – Greg Ginn

63810. There are several books out on punk history, but I haven’t read any of them. I was there. – Greg Ginn

63811. We were excited when we sold our first 10 records. I always felt that if we could get the music out there, and if people became accustomed to it, then a substantial number of them would enjoy it. – Greg Ginn

63812. I had business experience. I had made my living designing and building electronic equipment. Basic business was not new to me, but the music business was completely new to me. I knew nothing about distribution, or any of those things. – Greg Ginn

63813. SST was formed to put out the first Black Flag record. Basically, there wasn’t anyone else to do it. I felt that what I was doing with Black Flag was very worthwhile, and I wanted to get it out there. – Greg Ginn

63814. As a label, you have to treat every group and every record as a unique entity. I think that that has been our success, rather than relying upon a fan base. – Greg Ginn

63815. Black Flag was formed in 1977. We first recorded in 1978. – Greg Ginn

63816. There’s not much music I’ll listen to if it doesn’t have pretty heavy swing. Rhythm is so important. Punk rock would have more power and feeling if it had swing. – Greg Ginn

63817. I didn’t want to wait around for some business entity to come around and give me money and tell me what to do. We just started releasing records as best we could. – Greg Ginn

63818. I like a lot of electronica. I like older jazz rather than newer. – Greg Ginn

63819. I listen to everything that comes in. I’m not real worried about demo sound quality. I can hear through that sort of thing. If a band can play, then they can play. – Greg Ginn

63820. Punk rock really came out of N.Y. as a philosophy before the groups were ever recorded. I had a kind-of intellectual interest in the idea of creating a new scene that could be a grassroots thing. – Greg Ginn

63821. I still think the best metal bands have a blues feel. The first Black Sabbath album is kind of a bludgeoning of blues. Deep Purple also started out as a blues band. – Greg Ginn

63822. If people are really excited about their music, and that’s their primary motivation, then that comes through in demo tapes. That’s the most important ingredient. – Greg Ginn

63823. Putting out the things that I like best hasn’t been the easiest way to run a label, and it still isn’t because it requires finding an audience for each record. – Greg Ginn

63824. It took us two years to get our first real gig. That was a big dream. We ended up booking a lot of our own gigs and putting on a lot of our own shows. We were trying to get our actual music across, trying to make a connection there. – Greg Ginn

63825. Most good things happen with time; especially music, which needs time to breathe and to find its own way. – Greg Ginn

63826. People from major labels were afraid to go to Black Flag gigs throughout most of the band’s existence. They treated our gigs as something threatening. I’m sure that it probably was. They probably had reasons to be scared. – Greg Ginn

63827. I didn’t have a lot of overtly political songs. I think it was more the actions of the group that were threatening to the authorities, and also our political philosophies apart from the music. – Greg Ginn

63828. I know the game wasn’t a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times. – David Ginola

63829. I loved being back out on the pitch. Although I have not been in full training, I felt pretty good. – David Ginola

63830. I played at the Sainte Maxime Beach Soccer Tournament, which was brilliant fun as usual. – David Ginola

63831. I went see the horror thriller, Hannibal. I am a massive fan of Anthony Hopkins. He is superb in the film. – David Ginola

63832. It never ceases to amaze me the lengths that some people will go to to try and speak to me or meet me. – David Ginola

63833. Nearly 30,000 fans turned out to support the tribute match and provide one of the best atmospheres at the ground for ages. I was so happy to be part of it. – David Ginola

63834. The Centre is very important to me; it’s about trust – about truth. – David Ginola

63835. White Hart Lane was always a place where I felt I belonged. – David Ginola

63836. I have found a flat on Merseyside and am settling down here. If I can keep playing and get back to full match fitness, I know I have a lot to offer still. – David Ginola

63837. The prospect of going home is very appealing. – David Ginola

63838. Nice, the club where I started my career in 1983, want me to see out my playing days there. – David Ginola

63839. I have recently started acting lessons in south France, and I intend to commence acting lessons at Rada. – David Ginola

63840. I have been looking after the children. My wife has taken time off. – David Ginola

63841. I have been keeping myself fit. I am going on holiday next week in the Mediterranean so that I can really unwind after the football season and have a rest. – David Ginola

63842. I have been inundated with offers to move into a career in television or film, and these, too, are tempting. – David Ginola

63843. I am still feeling my calf strain, so I have been unable to train this week. I will again have to sit out the weekend action, but the lads are climbing ever higher to safety. – David Ginola

63844. I am hoping to film another ad in the summer for Carte Noire. – David Ginola

63845. Football will always be my foremost passion. – David Ginola

63846. English football has just had a transfer window imposed for the first time, so it will be interesting to see how managers cope with the squads they have until it re-opens. – David Ginola

63847. I kept an interested eye on the transfer window in England, which opened and closed last month, and the lack of frantic activity just goes to show the current financial state of the game right now. – David Ginola

63848. I have shaved my head. My flowing locks are now quite a bit shorter. – David Ginola

63849. Each of us carries within himself a collection of instant insults. – Haim Ginott

63850. Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task. – Haim Ginott

63851. Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn’t have anything to do with it. – Haim Ginott

63852. If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others. – Haim Ginott

63853. I want people to bow as they see me and say he is gifted with poetry, he has seen the presence of the creator. – Allen Ginsberg

63854. The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction. – Allen Ginsberg

63855. The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the world. That’s what poetry does. – Allen Ginsberg

63856. Ultimately Warhol’s private moral reference was to the supreme kitsch of the Catholic church. – Allen Ginsberg

63857. Poets are Damned… but See with the Eyes of Angels. – Allen Ginsberg

63858. Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture. – Allen Ginsberg

63859. Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It’s that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that’s what the poet does. – Allen Ginsberg

63860. My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed. – Allen Ginsberg

63861. Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private. – Allen Ginsberg

63862. The fact to which we have got to cling, as to a lifebelt, is that it is possible to be a normal decent person and yet be fully alive. – Allen Ginsberg

63863. I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked. – Allen Ginsberg

63864. Fortunately art is a community effort – a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh. – Allen Ginsberg

63865. Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness. – Allen Ginsberg

63866. Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa! – Allen Ginsberg

63867. America, I’ve given you all and now I’m nothing. – Allen Ginsberg

63868. America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood? – Allen Ginsberg

63869. America I’m putting my queer shoulder to the wheel. – Allen Ginsberg

63870. I think it was when I ran into Kerouac and Burroughs – when I was 17 – that I realized I was talking through an empty skull… I wasn’t thinking my own thoughts or saying my own thoughts. – Allen Ginsberg

63871. The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control. – Ruth Bader Ginsberg

63872. My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent, and the law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the ’40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63873. Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63874. Who will take responsibility for raising the next generation? – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63875. When police or prosecutors conceal significant exculpatory or impeaching material, we hold, it is ordinarily incumbent on the state to set the record straight. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63876. We had to go on and do the work of the court and we did. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63877. The state controlling a woman would mean denying her full autonomy and full equality. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63878. Reproductive choice has to be straightened out. There will never be a woman of means without choice anymore. That just seems to me so obvious. The states that changed their abortion laws before Roe are not going to change back. So we have a policy that only affects poor women, and it can never be otherwise. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63879. She never envisioned a legal career for me, but she did think it was very important that I be able to support myself, and I think she would be pleased to see what has become of me. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63880. You would have a huge statelessness problem if you don’t consider a child born abroad a U.S. citizen. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63881. It is not women’s liberation, it is women’s and men’s liberation. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63882. It is not like I have gone crazy, I just don’t want to take any chances. You never know what could happen. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63883. I would not like to be the only woman on the court. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63884. I said on the equality side of it, that it is essential to a woman’s equality with man that she be the decision-maker, that her choice be controlling. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63885. Frankly, I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63886. Dissents speak to a future age. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63887. Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally, and none is readily apparent. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63888. All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63889. So that’s the dissenter’s hope: that they are writing not for today but for tomorrow. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63890. My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

63891. No adultery is bloodless. – Natalia Ginzburg

63892. You aren’t ill: it is just that you are made of second-rate materials. – Natalia Ginzburg

63893. Today, as never before, the fates of men are so intimately linked to one another that a disaster for one is a disaster for everybody. – Natalia Ginzburg

63894. When I write stories I am like someone who is in her own country, walking along streets that she has known since she was a child, between walls and trees that are hers. – Natalia Ginzburg

63895. Laws are applied to enemies, but only interpreted as regards friends. – Giovanni Giolitti

63896. Love forbids you not to love. – Umberto Giordano

63897. White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus. – Nikki Giovanni

63898. Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts. – Nikki Giovanni

63899. When you are skinning your customers, you should leave some skin on to grow again so that you can skin them again. – Nikki Giovanni

63900. We write because we believe the human spirit cannot be tamed and should not be trained. – Nikki Giovanni

63901. We love because it’s the only true adventure. – Nikki Giovanni

63902. We eat up artists like there’s going to be a famine at the end. – Nikki Giovanni

63903. There’re two people in the world that are not likeable: a master and a slave. – Nikki Giovanni

63904. You must invent your own games and teach us old ones how to play. – Nikki Giovanni

63905. Sacred cows make very poor gladiators. – Nikki Giovanni

63906. If now isn’t a good time for the truth I don’t see when we’ll get to it. – Nikki Giovanni

63907. If I could come back as anything – I’d be a bird, first, but definitely the command key is my second choice. – Nikki Giovanni

63908. I think one of the nicest things that we created as a generation was just the fact that we could say, ‘Hey, I don’t like white people.’ – Nikki Giovanni

63909. I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try. – Nikki Giovanni

63910. Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying. – Nikki Giovanni

63911. Art is not for the cultivated taste. It is to cultivate taste. – Nikki Giovanni

63912. A lot of people refuse to do things because they don’t want to go naked, don’t want to go without guarantee. But that’s what’s got to happen. You go naked until you die. – Nikki Giovanni

63913. Some say we are responsible for those we love. Others know we are responsible for those who love us. – Nikki Giovanni

63914. If you don’t understand yourself you don’t understand anybody else. – Nikki Giovanni

63915. There are no black people in Iraq, so how will they know who to shoot at? – Greg Giraldo

63916. Why do we need another station where everyone has a gun? We already have BET. – Greg Giraldo

63917. Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired. – Delphine de Girardin

63918. Instinct is the nose of the mind. – Delphine de Girardin

63919. Men must stop being jealous of their power and generously allow freedom and responsibility to others. The reward is harmonious families and society. – Delphine de Girardin

63920. Proof that they do not understand the republic is that in their fine promises for universal suffrage, they forgot women. – Delphine de Girardin

63921. The best religion is the most tolerant. – Delphine de Girardin

63922. To love the one who loves you, To admire the one who admires you, In a word, to be the idol of one’s idol, Is exceeding the limit of human joy; It is stealing fire from heaven. – Delphine de Girardin

63923. Business is other people’s money. – Delphine de Girardin

63924. Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands. – Jean Giraudoux

63925. Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom. – Jean Giraudoux

63926. As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back. Rhyme is still the most effective drum. – Jean Giraudoux

63927. I have been a woman for fifty years, and I’ve never yet been able to discover precisely what it is I am. – Jean Giraudoux

63928. A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal. – Jean Giraudoux

63929. A golf course is the epitome of all that is purely transitory in the universe; a space not to dwell in, but to get over as quickly as possible. – Jean Giraudoux

63930. Everyone, when there’s war in the air, learns to live in a new element: falsehood. – Jean Giraudoux

63931. There are no elements so diverse that they cannot be joined in the heart of a man. – Jean Giraudoux

63932. The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. – Jean Giraudoux

63933. Only the mediocre are always at their best. – Jean Giraudoux

63934. One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace. – Jean Giraudoux

63935. It’s odd how people waiting for you stand out far less clearly than people you are waiting for. – Jean Giraudoux

63936. There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth. – Jean Giraudoux

63937. When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers, it is not so much because they think she is beautiful, it is because she has told them they are handsome. – Jean Giraudoux

63938. There is an invisible garment woven around us from our earliest years; it is made of the way we eat, the way we walk, the way we greet people. – Jean Giraudoux

63939. The secret of success is sincerity. – Jean Giraudoux

63940. Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile. – Jean Giraudoux

63941. Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half? – Jean Giraudoux

63942. We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth. – Jean Giraudoux

63943. I tell you, sir, the only safeguard of order and discipline in the modern world is a standardized worker with interchangeable parts. That would solve the entire problem of management. – Jean Giraudoux

63944. I’m not afraid of death. It’s the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life. – Jean Giraudoux

63945. I thought comedians had to have black on their faces or red beards. – Dorothy Gish

63946. You can get through life with bad manners, but it’s easier with good manners. – Lillian Gish

63947. Young man, if God had wanted you to see me that way, he would have put your eyes in your bellybutton. – Lillian Gish

63948. What you get is a living, what you give is a life. – Lillian Gish

63949. The stage was our school, our home, our life. – Lillian Gish

63950. The older I get, the more I believe in what I can’t explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable. – Lillian Gish

63951. Never get caught acting. – Lillian Gish

63952. A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning. – Lillian Gish

63953. Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time. – George Gissing

63954. The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one. – George Gissing

63955. That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous. – George Gissing

63956. Persistent prophecy is a familiar way of assuring the event. – George Gissing

63957. For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously. – George Gissing

63958. Have the courage of your desire. – George Gissing

63959. It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly; it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all. – George Gissing

63960. It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched. – George Gissing

63961. Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman. – George Gissing

63962. Flippancy, the most hopeless form of intellectual vice. – George Gissing

63963. The People in this Town began to inquire my Business, and because I did not readily inform them, they began to suspect me, and said, that I was come to settle the Indian’s Land and they knew I should never go Home again Safe. – Christopher Gist

63964. When I came there I found all my family gone, for the Indians had killed five people in the winter near that place, which frightened my wife and family away to Roanoke about 35 miles nearer in among the inhabitants, which I was informed of by an old man I met near the place. – Christopher Gist

63965. There is a fuzzy but real distinction that can and I believe should be made, between patriotism, which is attachment to a way of life, and nationalism, which is the insistence that your way of life deserves to rule over other ways of life. – Todd Gitlin

63966. So American culture is itself a hybrid and lends itself to use in other people’s hybrids. – Todd Gitlin

63967. So every day I’m mindful as I watch the Bush crowd extend their sway into policies of every imaginable variety, and over almost every square foot of earth, that the control of the American state is a matter of urgency. – Todd Gitlin

63968. Some fine day, Democrats may figure out how to get on the right side of the value divide – how to define America as a place of the common good and not a playground of the strong. – Todd Gitlin

63969. Some versions of patriotism come close to the tribal, which we all want to surpass, and some don’t. – Todd Gitlin

63970. Sure, I’ve often been misrepresented – anyone frequently quoted has this experience. – Todd Gitlin

63971. The fancy term for what America has squandered in the past year and a half or so is legitimacy. – Todd Gitlin

63972. The genius of the economic machine is in its ability to convert these indulgences into profitability. It converts desire into attention, a grip on our eyeballs and eardrums, which in turn can be marketed to advertisers. – Todd Gitlin

63973. The manufacture of desire isn’t at the heart – if it isn’t absurd to speak of a heart – of the media torrent. Chronic dissatisfaction is at the heart of the matter. – Todd Gitlin

63974. The mobilisation which Bush has been able to perform since 11 September 2001 has to be fought – at least by Americans – in the name of a wise, honourable and democratic patriotism. – Todd Gitlin

63975. The only people available to change the world are the people now living in it, with all the beliefs they bring along – however retrograde those beliefs may appear to those of us who see ourselves as enlightened. – Todd Gitlin

63976. To win power anywhere you have to convince people that you can do something for them. – Todd Gitlin

63977. Today’s global justice movement may be the biggest, most diverse and energetic in history. – Todd Gitlin

63978. We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the 20th century because of the vulnerability of social movements to demagoguery. – Todd Gitlin

63979. All I will say is that there are particular features of the American constitutional system that renders a third party futile – at best. – Todd Gitlin

63980. Right now, we have no possibility of politics because we have a one-party state. – Todd Gitlin

63981. The moguls are driven by their respective desires for profit – period. – Todd Gitlin

63982. I am a realist as well as an idealist, and I think that it is incumbent upon those of us in opposition to try to work within what are always arduous circumstances to stretch the limits of the possible. – Todd Gitlin

63983. A century of convulsive change leaves huge demographic gouge marks. – Todd Gitlin

63984. American movies and music deliver themes of freedom, innocence, and power that appeal to others – partly because America itself was put together out of a multiplicity of national traditions. – Todd Gitlin

63985. Navigation is power of a limited sort – it enables us to manage the immensity of the media torrent. – Todd Gitlin

63986. As I write at the end, if we step back and face the enormity of the torrent, then we have taken the first step to imagining what we might want to do about it. – Todd Gitlin

63987. Human inertia makes the everyday environment, the furniture, as it were, appear to be a given. – Todd Gitlin

63988. I am concerned about how to reverse the process by which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite were able to seize power in the United States. – Todd Gitlin

63989. I don’t for the life of me understand how anybody could contemplate the results of the 2000 election in the US and say that electoral politics doesn’t matter any more, and that Ralph Nader was right when he said there is no difference between the two parties. – Todd Gitlin

63990. I don’t think anyone in the media thinks strategically about society. – Todd Gitlin

63991. My position is not that John Kerry is either Jesus Christ or the prophet Mohammad. My position is that John Kerry is the possibility of restarting politics. – Todd Gitlin

63992. Collectively, we are in thrall to media – because they deliver to us many of the psychic goods we crave, and we know no other way to live. – Todd Gitlin

63993. Americas are, for a variety of reasons, the most adept at producing the kind of entertainment that delivers easy satisfactions. – Todd Gitlin

63994. I first came to think about media and politics in the late 1960s, having observed some distortions up close, but since then I wouldn’t say that my personal experience has remained an important motive for my writing about media. – Todd Gitlin

63995. My business is the analytical framework. – Todd Gitlin

63996. My book is focused on the power of the American state, not least because the government of the United States governs so much that the case could be made that everybody around the world ought to have a vote in determining some of its policies. – Todd Gitlin

63997. Mills insisted that a sociologist’s proper subject was the intersection of biography and history. – Todd Gitlin

63998. Like Americans, people outside America want fun, want an emotional compensation for the utilitarianism and calculation that mark the rest of their lives. – Todd Gitlin

63999. It’s an old anarchist dream that people can take care of their own lives. – Todd Gitlin

64000. The Republican Party is a much bigger tent than people give it credit for. We have a lot of what I guess you all call moderate Republicans. – Rudy Giuliani

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