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180000 famous quotes part 68 – 67001 to 68000

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180000 famous quotes part 68 – 67001 to 68000

67001. You know, there’re no rules between Russell and I. We don’t want to have to have to talk too much, because it’s really precious, really special to play music. – Benny Green

67002. The magic can happen in a studio. Special things can happen in a recording studio, even though it may seem like a clinical environment from the outside looking in. – Benny Green

67003. The first jazz pianist I heard was Thelonious Monk. My father was listening to an album of his called ‘Monk’s Dream’ almost every day from the time I was born. – Benny Green

67004. We have different personalities, but in a harmonious way, I’d say. Anyway, we were booked to play at the festival as a duo; and we decided we wouldn’t have any rehearsal. – Benny Green

67005. I’m glad you asked that question, because of any musical situation I’ve been in, the communication feels great here with Russell. He really pays close attention to what I’m doing because he cares. – Benny Green

67006. Any time I need to get a serious attitude adjustment, I put on one of their records, and there are examples there for all time to keep us honest and keep us reaching; they’ll never be eclipsed. – Benny Green

67007. Art was carrying me a lot of the time. When you’re accustomed to playing with Art, and you play with other drummers, it’s as if the bottom dropped out. – Benny Green

67008. He would catapult you forward, and that was his intention with the Jazz Messengers. He would take young people with a potential and help them develop a voice as a player and as a writer. – Benny Green

67009. I didn’t know when I was growing up that this was a very special program, that this wasn’t going on in other parts of the country. Now I realize that I was lucky. – Benny Green

67010. I don’t really have a lot of hobbies. I listen to a lot of spoken word. I get books on tape. – Benny Green

67011. Actually, I’ve had very little classical training, although I love listening to classical music very much. – Benny Green

67012. I think there’s a natural chemistry between us as friends; and there’s really no separation between the rapport that we feel when we’re in conversation and when we’re playing music, it’s one in the same. – Benny Green

67013. A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges. – Benny Green

67014. I’m naturally going to react to that and he’ll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I’m relating what he’s playing. – Benny Green

67015. Just to be around that, to feel a part of it and be able to integrate the experience while I was with the Messengers, of going and playing gigs with other drummers, gave me the chance to realize that it was not just me that was making it happen. – Benny Green

67016. Just to have that sense of family, it gives you something that you know you need to take care of for the rest of your life. People gave it to him, and he passed it on to us. – Benny Green

67017. Like Russell, I enjoy the fact that when I’m playing solo, if I want to do something completely spontaneous, I don’t have to worry about how I’m going to cue the other musicians, or if it’s something that’s rehearsed. – Benny Green

67018. No, that’s not it. The first time we met was at Fat Tuesday’s. Benny was playing, this was, I think in 1989? – Benny Green

67019. Prior to that, I had associated this music with older people, like my father. – Benny Green

67020. I have similar feelings, actually. The intimacy of a club: you can see the people, you can almost feel them; you can’t beat that. People will say things, and shout out, it’s almost like they’re up on the bandstand with you. – Benny Green

67021. Ray had so much love of life and the music. He had so much integrity. He treated the music with so much dignity and respect. I spent four and a half years as a sideman with Ray Brown’s trio. Music was his life, more so than anyone I could mention. – Benny Green

67022. Oh, there’s tons of resentment. That’s normal. I can’t control that, and I don’t worry about it. – Brian Austin Green

67023. It’s just a fact of life. Everybody grows up and goes through changes, and our audience has seen it all. – Brian Austin Green

67024. When somebody gives up their friends and everything they do just to be with a person, they wake up miserable one day. They’re denying themselves for no real reason other than they think that’s the thing to do. – Brian Austin Green

67025. James Brown was one of the first artists who found four bars that he liked and played them the entire way through, and then he just added to it vocally. – Brian Austin Green

67026. My goal was to play drums, but my father made me take piano lessons. He told me I needed to learn to read music first, so I took lessons for six years. I thank God that he made me take those lessons, because it taught me a tremendous amount. – Brian Austin Green

67027. My parents love each other. They work through their problems. – Brian Austin Green

67028. It was really like waking up one morning and going, Wow, I enjoy being with this person more than anybody else in my life, and it just turned out to be mutual. – Brian Austin Green

67029. She really mellowed me out that way. We both definitely grew with each other and with the whole experience. – Brian Austin Green

67030. Somebody who’s really comfortable with who she is and doesn’t care what other people think. I like women who are really strong and were brought up to be comfortable with themselves and respect themselves. – Brian Austin Green

67031. The worst thing you can do is to put your life aside for someone else. – Brian Austin Green

67032. We finally sat down and asked ourselves how much of our lives we wanted to give everybody. We had just given a little too much, and it started to become a burden. – Brian Austin Green

67033. I’m just saying, it’s got to be about something more than just body parts when you’re with somebody. – Brian Austin Green

67034. My mother’s incredibly giving, almost too giving at times. And, my dad is a real logical person. He’s got logic for every situation. They’ve been married for 24 years, so there was that stability, also. I really learned to think on my own at a very young age. – Brian Austin Green

67035. If somebody doesn’t have enough judgment to be able to look at plastic surgery and realize how phony it is, then they can’t be helped. – Brian Austin Green

67036. I’m sometimes critical about other artists who come out with something different until maybe I hear the music. If the music is there, then they did their job, and I’ll enjoy the CD. – Brian Austin Green

67037. I take a baths all the time. I’ll put on some music and burn some incense and just sit in the tub and think, Wow, life is great right now. – Brian Austin Green

67038. I started promoting clubs when I was 15. 1 was doing what is considered the normal collegiate stuff when I was a lot younger. I was holding my own, but doing a lot of crazy things. – Brian Austin Green

67039. I may see somebody in a club one night and go, Wow, she’s the most attractive girl I’ve seen in a long time. Then I’ll see her the next night and be like, Oh no, I don’t think so. – Brian Austin Green

67040. I did some commercials and a couple of B movies, then a few pilots that didn’t go anywhere. Eventually I did the pilot for Beverly Hills, 90210. The rest is history. – Brian Austin Green

67041. I can’t just sit around and do nothing. Although, I can sit on the couch sometimes and just watch movies. – Brian Austin Green

67042. As of right now, I’m still waiting to meet Halle Berry. And she is single. – Brian Austin Green

67043. All I can say is that I’ve had too many people in the hip-hop industry really like what I’m doing. I know where I’m coming from, and the album speaks for itself. – Brian Austin Green

67044. A lot of student directors used to pick other students to be in their graduate films, so. I ended up doing a couple of them just for fun. Eventually, I got an agent through a friend and I did some commercials; then I got Knots Landing. – Brian Austin Green

67045. I’ve just had some of the worst situations with the most beautiful girls who I just could not stand talking to anymore. The physical only lasts for so long. – Brian Austin Green

67046. In every interview I’ve got to explain something about being white but still being into hip hop. It’s gone way beyond the musical aspect of the business. And I’m as critical about music as everybody else is. – Brian Austin Green

67047. Most of the research which is done is determined by the requirement that it shall, in a fairly obvious and predictable way, reinforce the approved or fashionable theories. – Celia Green

67048. The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment. – Celia Green

67049. His letter was like the shock produced by a cold bath. – Duff Green

67050. The Union – It is dear to us, but liberty is dearer. – Duff Green

67051. Had Calhoun been advised by me, he would have been the most popular man in the United States. – Duff Green

67052. I need to fall in love with someone. Sorry – I mean fall in love with something. I need to wake myself up. – Eva Green

67053. When I’m not working I just like to be comfortable: I love black, nothing tight, no heels, no make-up – it’s nice to be able to breathe! – Eva Green

67054. Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax. – Eva Green

67055. My mother did movies from the New Wave, but I was quite shocked I didn’t know much about that period. Bernado showed us film of the demonstrations of the time. – Eva Green

67056. My father is Swedish and my mother is French. – Eva Green

67057. I’m worried because of my mother, she’s going to see my performance and she’s quite hard. She’s going to see me naked. And my Dad, woah. Yeah, they’re going to see me like a woman, you know? – Eva Green

67058. I’m not really involved with politics… I’m living in my cocoon with my classical music around. – Eva Green

67059. I’m French, so I’m quite lazy about exercising, and I smoke. But I do love going for a run in the morning with my dog. That’s all. – Eva Green

67060. When people say ‘You’re so beautiful’ it makes me want to kill myself! As an actress you want to be seen for what you do, for the characters you can play, otherwise I’d be a model. – Eva Green

67061. A lot of the films now are more focused on the visuals than on the actors. I think all directors should go to drama school. – Eva Green

67062. I want to travel. Maybe I’ll end up living in Norway, making cakes. – Eva Green

67063. I’ll need my whole lifetime to polish my craft. – Eva Green

67064. Everyone wants to work in America. Maybe not blockbusters or Terminator, but to have the choice. – Eva Green

67065. Hmm, limelight… No, I’m not Sienna Miller or Angelina Jolie. I’m very lucky and happy, but I still find it very difficult to get good scripts and good roles. It’s really a jungle out there. – Eva Green

67066. I also liked Daniel Craig. He’s not like any other Bond. So we’ll see. In 10 years I might be cursed for doing it, but I’m very grateful for what it has done for me. – Eva Green

67067. I am a dreamer. Seriously, I’m living on another planet. – Eva Green

67068. I didn’t want to do ‘Casino Royale’ when they told me to audition. I said no. Then they sent me the script, and I thought it was actually very interesting – and I had no other work at the time. – Eva Green

67069. I feel sick if I have to do something for the money. I can’t breathe. I’m not proud of myself. – Eva Green

67070. I hardly ever go to parties. If I really have to, I’ll go, but I’m not the most open person, which is sometimes not the best quality. – Eva Green

67071. So, without being cold, you really have to try to retain the capacity to help people without becoming too emotional or allowing your own emotions to have full rein. – Guy Green

67072. I’ve always avoided expressing an opinion about where I think the republican movement should go – if it should go anywhere at all. – Guy Green

67073. At my public school I had hated every other face for fear the owner was a lord, at university, I was to court the rich while doubting whether there should be great inequalities between incomes. – Henry Green

67074. A child’s fear is a world whose dark corners are quite unknown to grownup people; it has its sky and its abysses, a sky without stars, abysses into which no light can ever penetrate. – Julien Green

67075. The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart. – Julien Green

67076. What is real is beyond all reach. – Julien Green

67077. The secret is to write just anything, to dare to write just anything, because when you write just anything, you begin to say what is important. – Julien Green

67078. The man I am will always raise a protest against the man I wanted to be and the two will live together to the end, but the man I wanted to be will be the one on whom judgement will be passed. – Julien Green

67079. Our life is a book that writes itself and whose principal themes sometimes escape us. We are like characters in a novel who do not always understand what the author wants of them. – Julien Green

67080. Let us hope that good authors who are bad Christians will find salvation through the books they write. – Julien Green

67081. I enter the world called real as one enters a mist. – Julien Green

67082. A scrupulous man will never produce a great novel. – Julien Green

67083. Within ourselves is not very far and yet it is so far that one’s whole life is not always long enough to get there. – Julien Green

67084. I am probably exaggerating a little, but I owe my equilibrium to ink and paper. – Julien Green

67085. Talk of unusual swell of waist In maid of honor loosely laced. – Matthew Green

67086. Thus, I steer my bark, and sail On even keel, with gentle gale. – Matthew Green

67087. Though pleas’d to see the dolphins play, I mind my compass and my way. – Matthew Green

67088. They politics like ours profess, the greater prey upon the less. – Matthew Green

67089. Fling but a stone, the giant dies. – Matthew Green

67090. Avarice, the sphincter of the heart. – Matthew Green

67091. Experience join’d with common sense, To mortals is a providence. – Matthew Green

67092. Nor bigots who but one way see, through blinkers of authority. – Matthew Green

67093. I thought I had too much money to be happy and normal. Thousand of pounds is just too much for a working person to handle all of a sudden, and I felt I didn’t deserve it. – Peter Green

67094. It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family. – Philip Green

67095. You’ve got to love what you do to really make things happen. – Philip Green

67096. I’m in the retail business, not the circus business. – Philip Green

67097. I think I pick more winners than losers. – Philip Green

67098. I could have closed down bits of British Home Stores to make more money but it’s not my style. I want to make my money as a retailer, not by putting people out of work. – Philip Green

67099. I am brave, but I take a view. It is an educated view. I am careful. I am not reckless. – Philip Green

67100. I firmly believe in marriage. It’s a real important decision that takes a lot of dedication and time. If you’re thinking about divorce. You shouldn’t get married. – Seth Green

67101. I’m not interested in becoming a bigger star, I’m not interested in being the wealthiest guy in the world. I’m doing fine, I love acting, and I want to do it for the rest of my life. – Seth Green

67102. It’s sad and upsetting when you see somebody crying hysterically, but at the same time it’s real funny. – Seth Green

67103. There’s no greater way to gain an audience’s sympathy than by being unfortunate. – Seth Green

67104. All of my activities are so pedestrian. The extreme sport I play is ping pong. And we play it hard. If any of you suckers want to step up to the table, be ready. – Seth Green

67105. Most people say that as you get old, you have to give up things. I think you get old because you give up things. – Theodore F. Green

67106. I’m using all my resources to help me with that and I feel the sky is the limit for me. – William Green

67107. They stayed by my side the whole time – my teammates, family and all the fans. – William Green

67108. I’ve been doing a lot of learning from mistakes, first and foremost, and building off that. – William Green

67109. It’s just good to be back in the locker room. – William Green

67110. I feel like I have a new life and I’m going to take full advantage of it. – William Green

67111. Football is what keeps me going, what makes me prosper, and what will keep me straight. – William Green

67112. I’m grateful that the team allowed me back. I’m looking forward to making it up to them. – William Green

67113. We have only God on our side; they have ‘In God We Trust’ on their side. – Willie Green

67114. I have made it a rule for a long time, not to part with the copyright of my drawings, for I have been so copied, my drawings reproduced and sold for advertisements and done in ways I hate. – Kate Greenaway

67115. Living in that childish wonder is a most beautiful feeling – I can so well remember it. There was always something more – behind and beyond everything – to me, the golden spectacles were very, very big. – Kate Greenaway

67116. I think that films or indeed any art work should be made in a way that they are infinitely viewable; so that you could go back to it time and time again, not necessarily immediately but over a space of time, and see new things in it, or new ways of looking at it. – Peter Greenaway

67117. We’ve been doing this here since 1968, so we have been identified as an example of a free, democratic school, and many professors want to expose their students to our philosophy. – Daniel Greenberg

67118. Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy, for instance, is a relatively young idea – only about 300 years old in this country. – Daniel Greenberg

67119. You can’t make someone learn something – you really can’t teach someone something – they have to want to learn it. And if they want to learn, they will. – Daniel Greenberg

67120. Technology will eventually destroy the way schools are run now. – Daniel Greenberg

67121. Some go on to trade schools or get further training for jobs they are interested in. Some go into the arts, some are craftsmen, some take a little time out to travel, and some start their own businesses. But our graduates find and work at what they want to do. – Daniel Greenberg

67122. So, I see technology as a Trojan Horse: It looks like a wonderful thing, but they are going to regret introducing it into the schools because it simply can’t be controlled. – Daniel Greenberg

67123. Quite a few, actually, are involved in education. They have had the same experience Hanna and I had: when they started having their own kids, they didn’t want them to have a poor educational experience; they wanted them to enjoy school. – Daniel Greenberg

67124. Kids are finding out about the potential for discovery online from other sources; many of them have computers at home, for instance, or their friends have them. – Daniel Greenberg

67125. When kids play, they are working on imagining the kind of world we live in. – Daniel Greenberg

67126. If you watch young children play, you will notice that they create games, characters, situations, whole worlds in which they immerse themselves with intense concentration. – Daniel Greenberg

67127. I’m not too worried about that. I am a big believer in modeling. – Daniel Greenberg

67128. I’ll tell you what the real problem is: These people are working under the assumption that they know better about what is good for kids, what kids need to learn to get ahead in this world. – Daniel Greenberg

67129. I think people with open minds will observe the way we do things and realize that our goal is to have successful, happy, productive adults, and they will take our ideas and implement them elsewhere for their own children. – Daniel Greenberg

67130. I followed the rules, and I was a high achiever. – Daniel Greenberg

67131. Educators are still spending way too much time trying to control what kids learn, bending the content to their own purposes, hoping beyond hope to change – by using technology – but not change too much. – Daniel Greenberg

67132. But, neither of these educational scenarios worked for us, so when we started a family, we wanted a different school for our children. And the other founders felt the same way. – Daniel Greenberg

67133. But, if you observe children learning in their first few years of life, you can see that they can and do learn on their own – we leave them alone to crawl, walk, talk, and gain control over their bodies. It happens without much help from parents. – Daniel Greenberg

67134. And they understand that to be an effective member of a democracy, you have to accept responsibility. – Daniel Greenberg

67135. Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has – from industrial age to information age – there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change. – Daniel Greenberg

67136. In traditional schools, you’re penalized for making a mistake. But that won’t work in the new information culture, in the digital world we live in today. – Daniel Greenberg

67137. It should be done with the same degree of alacrity and nonchalance that you would display in authorizing a highly intelligent trained bear to remove your appendix. – Daniel S. Greenberg

67138. Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex. – Daniel S. Greenberg

67139. Storing your car in New York is safer than entering it in a demolition derby. But not much. – Daniel S. Greenberg

67140. I heard Yiddish when my father’s family came to the house, which was as seldom as my mother could arrange it. – Joseph Greenberg

67141. I’ve been at this for 40 years. And, as an academic, I’ve been content with relatively small audiences, with the thought that the audience I long for will find its way eventually to what I have written, provided that what I have written is good enough. – Stephen Greenblatt

67142. Well it is certainly the case that the poems – which were in fact published during Shakespeare’s lifetime – are weird if they began or originated in this form, as I think they did, because the poems get out of control. – Stephen Greenblatt

67143. But if Shakespeare himself is maybe about meaning and truth, I don’t know, then he is certainly about pleasure and interest, we start with pleasure and interest, but maybe eventually it gets to meaning and truth. – Stephen Greenblatt

67144. What I wanted to do was to get that sense of being in touch with this lost world while holding onto what draws readers and audiences there in the first place. – Stephen Greenblatt

67145. What matters here are the works – finally without them his life would be uninteresting. What matters, that is, are the astonishing things that he left behind. If we can get the life in relation to the works, then it can take off. – Stephen Greenblatt

67146. Now a Protestant confronting a Catholic ghost is exactly Shakespeare’s way of grappling with what was not simply a general social problem but one lived out in his own life. – Stephen Greenblatt

67147. No special writing rituals. And my desk is usually cluttered. – Stephen Greenblatt

67148. My father who in this case was an obsessive life-long storyteller, and by a very peculiar trick of my father’s. My father would tell a very, very long story, and the punch line would be in Yiddish. – Stephen Greenblatt

67149. It is not that Shakespeare’s art is in technicolor and fancy, and that real life is black and white and tedious. The life that Shakespeare was living was the only life he had, and he had to use it to create what he was doing. – Stephen Greenblatt

67150. I’m not spitting in my own soup, I love having spent my life thinking about these things-but you don’t have to know anything about his life, even though I’ve just written a biography! – Stephen Greenblatt

67151. I wanted to hold onto and exploit the power of narrative. This is not only a book about a great storyteller, but there have to be stories about the storyteller. – Stephen Greenblatt

67152. I think the writing of literature should give pleasure. What else should it be about? It is not nuclear physics. It actually has to give pleasure or it is worth nothing. – Stephen Greenblatt

67153. I believe that nothing comes of nothing, even in Shakespeare. I wanted to know where he got the matter he was working with and what he did with that matter. – Stephen Greenblatt

67154. I believe that it is a whole lifetime of work on Shakespeare’s part that enabled him to do what he did. But the question is how you can explain this whole lifetime in such a way to make it accessible and available to us, to me. – Stephen Greenblatt

67155. I believe in broken, fractured, complicated narratives, but I believe in narratives as a vehicle for truth, not simply as a form of entertainment, though I love entertainment, but also a way of conveying what needs to be conveyed about the works that I care about. – Stephen Greenblatt

67156. First of all, Shakespeare is about pleasure and interest. He was from the first moment he actually wrote something for the stage, and he remains so. – Stephen Greenblatt

67157. But I never listen to music while I’m writing. – Stephen Greenblatt

67158. What we know is that Shakespeare wrote perhaps the most remarkable body of passionate love poetry in the English language to a young man. – Stephen Greenblatt

67159. First of all, there was a volcano of words, an eruption of words that Shakespeare had never used before that had never been used in the English language before. It’s astonishing. It pours out of him. – Stephen Greenblatt

67160. The Shakespeare that Shakespeare became is the name that’s attached to these astonishing objects that he left behind. – Stephen Greenblatt

67161. Baseball hasn’t been the national pastime for many years now – no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television. – Bob Greene

67162. If you look closely enough, amid the merciless and the bitter, there is always the chance that you may find comfort and the promise of something good. – Bob Greene

67163. The meat-and-potatoes work of world journalism is performed by the wire service reporters. – Bob Greene

67164. The professionalism of wire service reporters is constantly being tested because reporters know that if they’re late or sloppy on a story, it will show up because the competition is likely to be not late and not sloppy. – Bob Greene

67165. We were made to exercise. We feel better. – Bob Greene

67166. I love Caribbean food. It’s a great melting pot of so many cultures including the Native Americans. – Bob Greene

67167. We can certainly go further than cats, but why should it be that our brains are somehow so suited to the universe that our brains will be able to understand the deepest workings? – Brian Greene

67168. We might be the holographic image of a two-dimensional structure. – Brian Greene

67169. The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers. – Brian Greene

67170. Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer. – Brian Greene

67171. Physicists are more like avant-garde composers, willing to bend traditional rules… Mathematicians are more like classical composers. – Brian Greene

67172. No matter how hard you try to teach your cat general relativity, you’re going to fail. – Brian Greene

67173. If the theory turns out to be right, that will be tremendously thick and tasty icing on the cake. – Brian Greene

67174. I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly – or ever – gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe. – Brian Greene

67175. How can a speck of a universe be physically identical to the great expanse we view in the heavens above? – Brian Greene

67176. A unified theory would put us at the doorstep of a vast universe of things that we could finally explore with precision. – Brian Greene

67177. Nobody thinks in terms of human beings. Governments don’t, why should we? They talk about people and the proletariat; I talk about the suckers and the mugs. It’s the same thing. – Graham Greene

67178. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock! – Graham Greene

67179. Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm. – Graham Greene

67180. It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself. – Graham Greene

67181. Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism. – Graham Greene

67182. Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered. – Graham Greene

67183. If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask? – Graham Greene

67184. No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another’s happiness. – Graham Greene

67185. In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. – Graham Greene

67186. My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane. – Graham Greene

67187. Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast. – Graham Greene

67188. I have often noticed that a bribe has that effect – it changes a relation. The man who offers a bribe gives away a little of his own importance; the bribe once accepted, he becomes the inferior, like a man who has paid for a woman. – Graham Greene

67189. A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man. It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous. – Graham Greene

67190. Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm. – Graham Greene

67191. A solitary laugh is often a laugh of superiority. – Graham Greene

67192. Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully. – Graham Greene

67193. Failure too is a form of death. – Graham Greene

67194. God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed – that is the meaning of evolution. – Graham Greene

67195. He felt the loyalty we feel to unhappiness – the sense that is where we really belong. – Graham Greene

67196. A movie is not a book. If the source material is a book, you cannot be too respectful of the book. All you owe to the book is the spirit. – Graham Greene

67197. Heresy is another word for freedom of thought. – Graham Greene

67198. A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction. – Graham Greene

67199. When we are not sure, we are alive. – Graham Greene

67200. The world doesn’t make any heroes anymore. – Graham Greene

67201. The world is not black and white. More like black and grey. – Graham Greene

67202. We are all of us resigned to death: it’s life we aren’t resigned to. – Graham Greene

67203. There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. – Graham Greene

67204. They are always saying God loves us. If that’s love I’d rather have a bit of kindness. – Graham Greene

67205. The great advantage of being a writer is that you can spy on people. You’re there, listening to every word, but part of you is observing. Everything is useful to a writer, you see – every scrap, even the longest and most boring of luncheon parties. – Graham Greene

67206. Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years. – Graham Greene

67207. The truth has never been of any real value to any human being – it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. – Graham Greene

67208. Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline. – Graham Greene

67209. Sentimentality – that’s what we call the sentiment we don’t share. – Graham Greene

67210. People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person’s habitual misery. – Graham Greene

67211. Reality in our century is not something to be faced. – Graham Greene

67212. The economy of a novelist is a little like that of a careful housewife who is unwilling to throw away anything that might perhaps serve its turn. – Graham Greene

67213. Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil – or else an absolute ignorance. – Graham Greene

67214. The moment comes when a character does or says something you hadn’t thought about. At that moment he’s alive and you leave it to him. – Graham Greene

67215. Thrillers are like life, more like life than you are. – Graham Greene

67216. Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation. – Graham Greene

67217. The enforcement of the law cannot depend on the justice of a cause or one man’s conscience. – Harold H. Greene

67218. You can’t just lecture the poor that they shouldn’t riot or go to extremes. You have to make the means of legal redress available. – Harold H. Greene

67219. With competition everyone has to try harder. – Harold H. Greene

67220. They say I am a regulator and I think it is just an effort not to comply with the decree. I do not do anything except what the decree requires me to do. – Harold H. Greene

67221. There would be nights when I would wake up and couldn’t get back to sleep. So I would go downstairs and write. The staff had a pool going on how many pages of typing I would bring in here in the morning. – Harold H. Greene

67222. The traditional practice is that the justices don’t ask the attorney general any questions, so as not to embarrass him. But Bobby Kennedy had let them know that he didn’t mind if they asked him questions and they did. – Harold H. Greene

67223. The testimony and the documentary evidence produced by the Government demonstrate that the Bell System had violated the antitrust laws in a number of ways over a lengthy period of time. – Harold H. Greene

67224. The Sherman Act is similar in the economics sphere to the Bill of Rights in the personal sphere. – Harold H. Greene

67225. The impression I have of Justice Warren is that he was looking for the just result in a case regardless of fixed dogma or principles and I like to think that I’m in that mold. – Harold H. Greene

67226. The attorney general would call at 5 o’clock in the evening and say: ‘Tomorrow morning we are going to try to integrate the University of Mississippi. Get us a memo on what we’re likely to do, and what we can do if the governor sends the National Guard there.’ – Harold H. Greene

67227. People are intimidated in court, and I try to make them more comfortable. – Harold H. Greene

67228. Once I was standing in line to buy a telephone and Senator Wirth was in line with me. The next day the New York Times reported that we’d both purchased telephones and what price we’d paid! – Harold H. Greene

67229. Mandatory sentencing guidelines have become as complicated and detailed as the IRS code! – Harold H. Greene

67230. The real difference between the United States and other nations lies not in the words of the preamble to the Constitution, but in the fact that the substantive clauses of that Constitution are enforced by individuals independent of and not beholden to the elected branches. – Harold H. Greene

67231. I liked discussion and debate and thought that these skills fit well with law. I also had an interest in justice – and later learned that sometimes law and justice actually agree! – Harold H. Greene

67232. If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they’re entitled to know – or worse, feed false information – those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers. – Harold H. Greene

67233. I’m a great believer in the competitive system, and think that competition will bring us greater innovation and put American industry in information ahead of everyone also. – Harold H. Greene

67234. I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren’t as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don’t resort to violent revolution. – Harold H. Greene

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67235. I enjoyed the administrative work because it involved working with Congress, city council, and the mayor. I had never been a politician so it was fun – learning political maneuvering. – Harold H. Greene

67236. I don’t want to be influenced by outside opinion. – Harold H. Greene

67237. Defendants are being evaluated based on numerical grid without any aggravating circumstances being considered. The effect has been to transfer the disparity from the judge to the prosecutor allowing for a great deal of leeway on indictments. – Harold H. Greene

67238. I could see flames from the windows of my chambers. For the next three or four days we had major rioting here in Washington and I stayed at the court day and night. – Harold H. Greene

67239. Frequently you have a clash between the more sterile letter of the law and the justice that underlies it, and I think one of the things I’ve been trying more or less, where it was possible, is to go with the justice rather than the letter of the law. – Harold H. Greene

67240. Competition is good and has served us well. – Harold H. Greene

67241. For a while, even in the house of good friends for dinner or for cocktails, they would really be upset. They thought I had single-handedly destroyed the best phone service in the world. – Harold H. Greene

67242. Every one of the world’s dictatorships can and does claim to be acting in the name of the people. – Harold H. Greene

67243. I don’t think a judge should be too much involved in outside activities. – Harold H. Greene

67244. I took the position from day one that it was the right decree, that the modifications I made to the decree were proper, that the correct outcome had been obtained, and that in due time all of that would become apparent. And it has become apparent. – Harold H. Greene

67245. If it matters, it produces controversy. – Jay Greene

67246. Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes who are physically capable of winning it. – Maurice Greene

67247. Everyone is coming after me now. Fine, let them keep on coming. I’m the fastest man in the world, no doubt. – Maurice Greene

67248. I’ve had bad jobs. Now I have a good one. I’m thankful. – Maurice Greene

67249. To be number one, you must train like you are number two. – Maurice Greene

67250. Weather is uncontrollable. Only the Lord above can control the weather. Whatever we get, we have to work with. – Maurice Greene

67251. Rowing provided a place to go, a community where people cared about what I did and what I achieved. – Nancy Greene

67252. I think what it takes to succeed remains the same. You have to have a real love of your sport to carry you through all the bad times, you still want to go ski even when things aren’t working. You must have a commitment to work hard and to never give up. – Nancy Greene

67253. I am thrilled yet overwhelmed. There are so many great women athletes, some incredible performances. – Nancy Greene

67254. As anyone who has been close to someone that has committed suicide knows, there is no other pain like that felt after the incident. – Peter Greene

67255. For as one star another far exceeds, So souls in heaven are placed by their deeds. – Robert Greene

67256. I know My God commands, whose power no power resists. – Robert Greene

67257. Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many things fall out betweene the cup and the lip. – Robert Greene

67258. Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair. – Robert Greene

67259. These people have served a longer sentence than some people who have committed murder. – Jeff Greenfield

67260. I got into television because I hated it so. I thought, there’s some way of using this fabulous instrument to be of nurture to those who would watch and listen. – Jeff Greenfield

67261. More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy. – Jeff Greenfield

67262. Somebody is going to have to do fancy footwork to make sure Elizabeth and John Edwards get their prime-time shot . – Jeff Greenfield

67263. Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested the hint of a free spirit, trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans. – Jeff Greenfield

67264. When you are led by values, it doesn’t cost your business, it helps your business. – Jerry Greenfield

67265. We measured our success not just by how much money we made, but by how much we contributed to the community. It was a two-part bottom line. – Jerry Greenfield

67266. One out of every 100 families in Vermont was a part owner of Ben and Jerry’s. – Jerry Greenfield

67267. Now, when we face a problem like global warming, and you understand that the biggest impacts on global warming come from business and industry, I think business needs to take a leading role. – Jerry Greenfield

67268. If your support the community, they will support you. – Jerry Greenfield

67269. If you open up the mind, the opportunity to address both profits and social conditions are limitless. It’s a process of innovation. – Jerry Greenfield

67270. Business can be a source of progressive change. – Jerry Greenfield

67271. I guess I harboured hopes that things would happen more quickly, but I’m not disappointed. – Jerry Greenfield

67272. Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame. – Meg Greenfield

67273. Everybody’s for democracy in principle. It’s only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections. – Meg Greenfield

67274. There is such a thing as tempting the gods. Talking too much, too soon and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. The forces of retribution are always listening. They never sleep. – Meg Greenfield

67275. If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide. – Meg Greenfield

67276. In Washington it is an honor to be disgraced. you have to have been somebody to fall. – Meg Greenfield

67277. In the end, it’s acting, it’s not real. But every director will tell you that you have to create conditions that create tension, because tension is what makes drama feel real. – Paul Greengrass

67278. Remembering is painful, it’s difficult, but it can be inspiring and it can give wisdom. – Paul Greengrass

67279. The people who went on that airplane were unexceptional. – Paul Greengrass

67280. Why are people saying it’s too soon? Like the people on that flight, we need to agree about what to do about terrorism. And I think we need to have that conversation now. – Paul Greengrass

67281. Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much. – Robert Greenleaf

67282. Even the frankest and bravest of subordinates do not talk with their boss the same way they talk with colleagues. – Robert Greenleaf

67283. Good leaders must first become good servants. – Robert Greenleaf

67284. Proceeding further, to inquire whether the facts related by the Four Evangelists are proved by competent and satisfactory evidence, we are led, first, to consider on which side lies the burden of establishing the credibility of the witnesses. – Simon Greenleaf

67285. That man is a religious being, is universally conceded, for it has been seen to be universally true. – Simon Greenleaf

67286. The foundation of our religion is a basis of fact – the fact of the birth, ministry, miracles, death, resurrection by the Evangelists as having actually occurred, within their own personal knowledge. – Simon Greenleaf

67287. The importance of the facts testified, and their relations to the affairs of the soul, and the life to come, can make no difference in the principles or the mode of weighing the evidence. – Simon Greenleaf

67288. The learned are not agreed as to the time when the Gospel of John was written; some dating it as early as the year 68, others as late as the year 98; but it is generally conceded to have been written after all the others. – Simon Greenleaf

67289. The object of man’s worship, whatever it be, will naturally be his standard of perfection. He clothes it with every attribute, belonging, in his view, to a perfect character; and this character he himself endeavors to attain. – Simon Greenleaf

67290. There should be a readiness, on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of this religion, if it be found to be of divine origin. – Simon Greenleaf

67291. Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses. – Simon Greenleaf

67292. The proof that God has revealed himself to man by special and express communications, and that Christianity constitutes that revelation, is no part of these inquiries. – Simon Greenleaf

67293. In trials of fact, by oral testimony, the proper inquiry is not whether is it possible that the testimony may be false, but whether there is sufficient probability that it is true. – Simon Greenleaf

67294. In the ordinary affairs of life we do not require nor expect demonstrative evidence, because it is inconsistent with the nature of matters of fact, and to insist on its production would be unreasonable and absurd. – Simon Greenleaf

67295. In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science. – Simon Greenleaf

67296. In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction. – Simon Greenleaf

67297. How it came to pass that man, originally taught, as we doubt not he was, to know and to worship the true Jehovah, is found, at so early a period of his history, a worshiper of baser objects, it is foreign to our present purpose to inquire. – Simon Greenleaf

67298. Every document, apparently ancient, coming from the proper repository or custody, and bearing on its face no evident marks of forger, the law presumes to be genuine, and devolves on the opposing party the burden of proving it to be otherwise. – Simon Greenleaf

67299. But if, on the other hand, we should be justified in rejecting it, if there testified on oath, then, supposing our rules of evidence to be sound, we may be excused if we hesitate elsewhere to give it credence. – Simon Greenleaf

67300. It should be pursued as in the presence of God, and under the solemn sanctions created by a lively sense of his omniscience, and of our accountability to him for the right use of the faculties which he has bestowed. – Simon Greenleaf

67301. By competent evidence, is meant such as the nature of the thing to be proved requires; and by satisfactory evidence, is meant that amount of proof, which ordinarily satisfies an unprejudiced mind, beyond any reasonable doubt. – Simon Greenleaf

67302. Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse. – Alan Greenspan

67303. Look, I’m very much in favor of tax cuts, but not with borrowed money. And the problem that we’ve gotten into in recent years is spending programs with borrowed money, tax cuts with borrowed money, and at the end of the day that proves disastrous. And my view is I don’t think we can play subtle policy here. – Alan Greenspan

67304. Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate, we will surely lose jobs. – Alan Greenspan

67305. In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value. – Alan Greenspan

67306. I’ve been in and out of Wall Street since 1949, and I’ve never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street. And I’m not sure where it comes from, but I suspect it’s got to do with a general schism in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive. – Alan Greenspan

67307. I was a good amateur but only an average professional. I soon realized that there was a limit to how far I could rise in the music business, so I left the band and enrolled at New York University. – Alan Greenspan

67308. I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well. – Alan Greenspan

67309. I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear, you’ve probably misunderstood what I’ve said. – Alan Greenspan

67310. I don’t know where the stock market is going, but I will say this, that if it continues higher, this will do more to stimulate the economy than anything we’ve been talking about today or anything anybody else was talking about. – Alan Greenspan

67311. Anything that we can do to raise personal savings is very much in the interest of this country. – Alan Greenspan

67312. An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense… that gold and economic freedom are inseparable. – Alan Greenspan

67313. Whatever you tax, you get less of. – Alan Greenspan

67314. History has not dealt kindly with the aftermath of protracted periods of low risk premiums. – Alan Greenspan

67315. To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education – literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills. – Alan Greenspan

67316. We need, in effect, to make the phantom ‘lock-boxes’ around the trust fund real. – Alan Greenspan

67317. The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake. – Alan Greenspan

67318. Even the lamest page can be saved by collaboration. – Philip Greenspun

67319. If I’d had more time or been a better writer, I would have tried to put the same ideas and experiences into a novel. But I didn’t so I slapped it up on the Web. – Philip Greenspun

67320. We’re not a vocational school. If someone wants to get a high-paying job, I would hope that there are easier ways to do it than working through a formal computer science curriculum. – Philip Greenspun

67321. O’Reilly continues to hide behind his microphone. – Robert Greenwald

67322. You’re talking to somebody who two years ago couldn’t figure out how to use e-mail and who now has carpal tunnel. It has totally changed in that these films would not be getting out to people the way they’re getting out without the Internet. – Robert Greenwald

67323. Those are just some of the people whom we interviewed in the documentary, but that should provide you with a good sense of the credibility of the individuals who bolster the case that this administration lied us into a war. – Robert Greenwald

67324. Our goal isn’t to close Wal-Mart down. It is to make it a better, more humane company toward its employees and the communities it is in. – Robert Greenwald

67325. If people take the film and screen it whenever possible for their social and professional networks, we can continue to make a difference. It is one more element we have to use in the ongoing effort to take back our country. – Robert Greenwald

67326. I do think that we are facing a crisis in our democracy. As true patriots, each and every one of us has to speak up, speak out, and change those in charge. Our democracy depends upon it. – Robert Greenwald

67327. Over and over again-in the movie, I have nine different people who have worked for Fox News network who have come forward and talked on camera, three of them anonymously, by the way. – Robert Greenwald

67328. It’s just like any relationship, the more contained the environment, the more the good stuff appears and the more the bad stuff will reveal itself. – Bruce Greenwood

67329. If you don’t pay attention and if your imagination isn’t pretty much engaged, you’re going to miss things and you’re going to miss opportunities for it to be as compelling and as creepy as it can be. – Bruce Greenwood

67330. You kind of invite a little spooky, creepy vibe into your whole experience of making a movie. – Bruce Greenwood

67331. With a contained environment, there is the promise of friction. And that is where the drama comes from. – Bruce Greenwood

67332. When they discover I have a green card there may be some problems. – Bruce Greenwood

67333. I was thinking about doing another film at the same time, which was the sequel to Basic Instinct and I just had a feeling that wasn’t going to happen. You know, I just kind of read the writing on the wall. – Bruce Greenwood

67334. I think on some level, that’s a fear that exists in everybody, that if we’re tested, we won’t make the courageous choice. We won’t make the decision that would make us heroic. We make the decision that would reveal us to be all too human. – Bruce Greenwood

67335. I do a lot of serious stuff, but I’m not a very serious guy. – Bruce Greenwood

67336. Did I get jiggy with Will? I would have to say no! Did I have fun with Will? I would have to say yeah! But you know, I did not jig with the man, if you know what I’m saying! – Bruce Greenwood

67337. Animals… don’t have a sense of time. You just have to do things over and over with animals until they happen to do it right because they don’t really know what you want. – Bruce Greenwood

67338. I’m just a husband waltzing in the background. – Bruce Greenwood

67339. Racing Stripes was so much fun to do. It’s one of the funniest movies I’ve seen in a couple years. – Bruce Greenwood

67340. When we rehearse, we’re always trying to aim for something else. But we never quite succeed in getting there. – Colin Greenwood

67341. Our site should be like Paddington Station with a much better version of WH Smith’s in it. – Colin Greenwood

67342. People need to focus on bigger issues instead of whether George Bush is an idiot or not. – Colin Greenwood

67343. Phil is a real drummer’s drummer. – Colin Greenwood

67344. The guitar is a much more efficient machine than a computer. More responsive. – Colin Greenwood

67345. The thing about rock is that people are not just interested in bands because of where they want to go. It’s where they want to escape from that matters. – Colin Greenwood

67346. The trick with computers I think, is to approach old and new things with the same reverence as you would like your favourite chair and not be seduced by the constant innovation otherwise you never do anything. – Colin Greenwood

67347. There’s no point apologizing about where you come from. – Colin Greenwood

67348. Warp was important to Thom about two years ago when he was looking for different sounds. – Colin Greenwood

67349. We are kind of one step removed, not really in the center of things. – Colin Greenwood

67350. We try to treat everywhere we play differently and that’s really important. – Colin Greenwood

67351. With Dollars And Cents on the album, we had it as a band jam and I sometimes spend evenings playing with records over the top of things we were working on to see what works. – Colin Greenwood

67352. You should approach a sequencer like you would a Dobro guitar. – Colin Greenwood

67353. One of the books we read a few years ago that had a big effect on us was Repeated Takes by Michael Chanan. – Colin Greenwood

67354. With our website we didn’t want people to come to our site and find out about Radiohead. We wanted them to come to our site and find out about what Radiohead are finding out about. – Colin Greenwood

67355. We stuck the record head so it kept on recording over and over on top of itself and played keyboard notes into it to create this ghost repetition melody. – Colin Greenwood

67356. For me that’s what’s fascinating about the internet, that aggregate thing. – Colin Greenwood

67357. My page is junk, because I hate putting anything to do with me on the site, it just feels wrong. – Colin Greenwood

67358. You should approach technological things in a nostalgic way. – Colin Greenwood

67359. Coltrane would do what you’d get a Roland Pro Tools module to do but with a group of jazz musicians. – Colin Greenwood

67360. I don’t listen to much modern composition. – Colin Greenwood

67361. I don’t think anything’s underground anymore. And I think that’s a good thing. Everything is up for grabs. – Colin Greenwood

67362. I mean, I’m in a band, we’re reasonably successful, I’ve got a very nice suit – I’m not even a bad person- so why can’t I get a shag? – Colin Greenwood

67363. I trained as a classical guitarist but that was it. – Colin Greenwood

67364. I’m going to have classical piano lessons next. – Colin Greenwood

67365. If you’re working on a computer and you’re editing bass, it looks like a warm curvy, sort of feminine object. – Colin Greenwood

67366. In Kid A and Amnesiac, the guitar becomes one more texture, difficult to separate from other textures. – Colin Greenwood

67367. In OK Computer, the guitar was already moving towards a tone generator as well as a riff generator. – Colin Greenwood

67368. It’s a full on job just looking for human social responsibility. – Colin Greenwood

67369. Motion Picture Soundtrack on Kid A was another Coltrane inspiration. – Colin Greenwood

67370. Jonny doesn’t want to do TV interviews because he thinks that he comes across as an idiot. – Colin Greenwood

67371. Limits are very important. – Colin Greenwood

67372. Bill Withers and Curtis Mayfield, those are the people who informed me in playing the bass. – Colin Greenwood

67373. I’ve seen the Mass For The End Of Time in concert but my brother’s the more musical one really. – Colin Greenwood

67374. We used to wash our hair in buckets and survive on toasted sandwiches, chocolates and soup. – Joan Greenwood

67375. Now I am an old hag, I get to play much more interesting characters. – Joan Greenwood

67376. No, I am not interested in women or sex or anything. – Johnny Greenwood

67377. Obviously there will be a backlash. If you believe the hype you have to believe a backlash too. Any criticism we get, is always stuff we’ve already criticised ourselves. – Johnny Greenwood

67378. There’s the soundtrack to The French Connection II’I think It’s my favorite soundtrack. It hasn’t been released. I actually had to go and get the film and just make a recording of it to get the music. – Jonny Greenwood

67379. The rest of the band were basically friends, So it was me following them around and begging them to let me be in their band for two or three years. And they finally let me in on the harmonica, actually, and then the keyboards, and finally the guitar. – Jonny Greenwood

67380. I think It’s a bit of a disappointment that a lot of people’s Golden Age of music is still the ’60s. – Jonny Greenwood

67381. Presented with a song like Exit Music, It’s impossible to know what to add without actually making it worse. How can you play along when It’s already there? – Jonny Greenwood

67382. It’s what the Pixies always said about music – they were writing songs and just trying not to be boring. That was their main motivation and it worked for them. I remember reading that and thinking that was the way to do it. – Jonny Greenwood

67383. It’s like that scene from The Player when they talk about merging Star Wars and Kramer vs. Kramer, or whatever. You could do that with music and it would just be awful. – Jonny Greenwood

67384. It’s kind of not about the quality of the art, as much as this is what I love doing and I’d have a worse time doing anything else. That’s kind of as far as I think in terms of philosophy. – Jonny Greenwood

67385. I’m quite into listening to music and not doing anything else. – Jonny Greenwood

67386. I was just very conscious that I could either bore people by having the music be similar for too long, or I could just wear them out and bore them in a different way by having it changing too much every minute or two minutes. So, there was that kind of balance to get right. – Jonny Greenwood

67387. But over a period of time It’s the melodic things that are in my head all day. – Jonny Greenwood

67388. I think it should be ambitious and good music does deal with life and art and all these wonderful things. – Jonny Greenwood

67389. Right now my mind is on the people who stole our instruments, and, specifically, the person with my guitar, which will no doubt end its days having Green Day songs worked out on it. A better fate was deserved – and while the reverence given to guitars annoys me, I shall miss it. – Jonny Greenwood

67390. But I was in the Radiohead studio today and Phil was there drumming and Thom was there playing. We feel like we’ve only just stopped and already people are wanting us to carry on. – Jonny Greenwood

67391. Everything I do feels like It’s going to end up being in Radiohead. – Jonny Greenwood

67392. I can remember soundtracks that you just can’t separate from the film – It’s just so intertwined, so important. Like the Hitchcock ones where they kind of inform each other and become this larger thing as a result. – Jonny Greenwood

67393. I remember when I was in my late teens just getting rid of lots of records, realizing I only ever listened to them when I was reading, or watching TV, or doing something else. – Jonny Greenwood

67394. I suppose all of us – we have the old Protestant work ethic of feeling guilty when you’re not working, and getting a buzz from feeling like you’re really busy. That’s the reason to sort of carry on. – Jonny Greenwood

67395. I suppose subconsciously I was thinking in terms of having the scale of it matching the scale of the images. Hence the sort of string quartet, jazz band and electronic stuff. – Jonny Greenwood

67396. I suppose, counting back, if the Beatles had been influenced by music in the same length of time ago – you’d have to put that into better English for me, thank you – they would have been like a banjo orchestra. They would have been doing show tunes. – Jonny Greenwood

67397. That’s why I believe that we must never fail to affirm that we are indeed one nation under God. – Lee Greenwood

67398. People who don’t believe in God may have their own way of justifying some bad act they have committed. – Lee Greenwood

67399. When our forefathers put down roots in desolate places, the thing that allowed them to survive was that they had a faith to see them through the tough times. – Lee Greenwood

67400. The traditions of a nation are very important and the anthem written by Francis Scott Key in the early days of our nation should always be revered. – Lee Greenwood

67401. The Constitution of the United States allows us to change; I don’t have a problem with that. – Lee Greenwood

67402. Some people may believe that their conscience is enough to guide them not to lie, be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do. I disagree. – Lee Greenwood

67403. When you put your hand on the Bible, you are saying something much stronger than just telling your peers that you’re going to tell the truth. – Lee Greenwood

67404. At their core, when things really matter, people see a need to turn to God for strength and protection. – Lee Greenwood

67405. My grandparents knew it was important that I understood Christianity and the Bible. But they never took me to church; they sent me to church. – Lee Greenwood

67406. It bothers me to know there is the possibility that I as a Christian would be not only an underdog, but that I would be trodden upon if I claimed that I was a Christian. – Lee Greenwood

67407. I’m pretty much an open book. – Lee Greenwood

67408. Historically, America has answered to a higher authority. – Lee Greenwood

67409. But if we get to the point where more people do not believe in a God than who do believe in God, we will have a hollow legal system – we will have something without heart. – Lee Greenwood

67410. But I believe there is a decay that is eroding America, and as a result, God begins to disappear from our society. – Lee Greenwood

67411. The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings – indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment. – Lee Greenwood

67412. My personality is that I’m a human being like everybody else, just a citizen and a blue collar guy. – Lee Greenwood

67413. What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine. – Germaine Greer

67414. Women are reputed never to be disgusted. The sad fact is that they often are, but not with men; following the lead of men, they are most often disgusted with themselves. – Germaine Greer

67415. Women have very little idea of how much men hate them. – Germaine Greer

67416. Yet if a woman never lets herself go, how will she ever know how far she might have got? If she never takes off her high-heeled shoes, how will she ever know how far she could walk or how fast she could run? – Germaine Greer

67417. We in the West do not refrain from childbirth because we are concerned about the population explosion or because we feel we cannot afford children, but because we do not like children. – Germaine Greer

67418. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed. – Germaine Greer

67419. The house wife is an unpaid employee in her husband’s house in return for the security of being a permanent employee. – Germaine Greer

67420. You’re only young once, but you can be immature forever. – Germaine Greer

67421. The tragedy of machismo is that a man is never quite man enough. – Germaine Greer

67422. The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion. – Germaine Greer

67423. The real theater of the sex war is the domestic hearth. – Germaine Greer

67424. The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood. – Germaine Greer

67425. The essence of pleasure is spontaneity. – Germaine Greer

67426. The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement. – Germaine Greer

67427. Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life. – Germaine Greer

67428. The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed. – Germaine Greer

67429. The principle of the brotherhood of man is narcissistic… for the grounds for that love have always been the assumption that we ought to realize that we are the same the whole world over. – Germaine Greer

67430. I didn’t fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover. – Germaine Greer

67431. Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism. – Germaine Greer

67432. Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe. – Germaine Greer

67433. Only one thing is certain: if pot is legalized, it won’t be for our benefit but for the authorities. To have it legalized will also be to lose control of it. – Germaine Greer

67434. One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night. – Germaine Greer

67435. Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married. Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. He that has no children brings them up well. – Germaine Greer

67436. Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it. – Germaine Greer

67437. There is no such thing as security. There never has been. – Germaine Greer

67438. Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate. – Germaine Greer

67439. Act quickly, think slowly. – Germaine Greer

67440. If a person loves only one other person, and is indifferent to his fellow men, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism. – Germaine Greer

67441. Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release. – Germaine Greer

67442. I have always been principally interested in men for sex. I’ve always thought any sane woman would be a lover of women because loving men is such a mess. I have always wished I’d fall in love with a woman. Damn. – Germaine Greer

67443. Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves; when that right is pre-empted it is called brain-washing. – Germaine Greer

67444. Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother. – Germaine Greer

67445. Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution. – Germaine Greer

67446. Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it. – Germaine Greer

67447. Evolution is what it is. The upper classes have always died out; it’s one of the most charming things about them. – Germaine Greer

67448. Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone. – Germaine Greer

67449. English culture is basically homosexual in the sense that the men only really care about other men. – Germaine Greer

67450. Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through. – Germaine Greer

67451. Australia is a huge rest home, where no unwelcome news is ever wafted on to the pages of the worst newspapers in the world. – Germaine Greer

67452. All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women. – Germaine Greer

67453. I think that testosterone is a rare poison. – Germaine Greer

67454. A good education should leave much to be desired. – Alan Gregg

67455. The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity. – Alan Gregg

67456. Diphthongs are indicated by combinations of hooks and circles. – John Robert Gregg

67457. It doesn’t use shading, but it does use stroke length variations. – John Robert Gregg

67458. There are people who wish to do us harm in the most heinous way. They want to kill Americans simply because they are Americans. They wish to destroy our culture and Nation because they don’t like our freedoms, they don’t like the fact that we are prosperous. – Judd Gregg

67459. We invaded Iraq to change a totalitarian, despotic regime, and we have been successful there. – Judd Gregg

67460. The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment. – Judd Gregg

67461. The government has made $44 trillion in promises we can’t afford to keep. We must get serious now about our long-term budgetary problems, recognizing that the sooner we act, the less painful the choices will be. – Judd Gregg

67462. Recent action in Syria and Palestine also tell us that the awakening voices of democracy in those regions are occurring, and that those in that region are able to pursue it without being stifled by terrorists that are despotic. – Judd Gregg

67463. If we don’t get this economy going, the numbers that represent this stimulus package are going to be small compared to the loss of revenue to the federal government for our economy. – Judd Gregg

67464. I’ve always been a strong supporter of environmental protection and initiatives in that area. But I’m willing to set priorities. If we have to make reductions in one place, we’ll have to-in order to increase another place, I’m willing to do that. – Judd Gregg

67465. I think, like everybody else in New Hampshire, when I pull up to fill up my car and I pay $50, I get upset. And I’m wondering if these prices are legitimate. – Judd Gregg

67466. Actually, I have been very supportive of a very robust stimulus package from day one. I think this economy has to have a major stimulus initiative because the only group with liquidity is the federal government. – Judd Gregg

67467. It is the American way to reward ability. – Judd Gregg

67468. We need to take advantage of the opportunity we have now to create a vision and become great. – Christine Gregoire

67469. One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so. – Christine Gregoire

67470. There is just no reason why the richest nation in the world can’t provide health care to all its people. – Christine Gregoire

67471. Truly, the challenges we face are not Democratic challenges or Republican challenges. In fact, they are not political challenges at all; they are fiscal challenges, and educational challenges, and the challenges of figuring out how to take care of each other. – Christine Gregoire

67472. We all leave personal legacies for the people we know and love. – Christine Gregoire

67473. We are thinking ahead to long-term care, aware that many folks don’t plan ahead and won’t be ready. We want to see to it that people will have choices. – Christine Gregoire

67474. We can seize this time and do it our way and in the process be proud of ourselves and prosper as well. – Christine Gregoire

67475. When nearly a third of our high school students do not graduate on time with their peers, we have work to do. We must design our middle and high schools so that no student gets lost in the crowd and disconnected from his or her own potential. – Christine Gregoire

67476. We must work to help all families and all communities realize their dream of a better future. – Christine Gregoire

67477. We’ve established a Washington State Academy of Sciences that will enable us to make decisions based on science about what is right for our state, meaning the quality of our lives will get better. – Christine Gregoire

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67478. It’s our responsibility to pass on what we inherited, not to squander it, but to build on it. – Christine Gregoire

67479. We may disagree on some things, but we can do so without being disagreeable. – Christine Gregoire

67480. Education can lift individuals out of poverty and into rewarding careers. – Christine Gregoire

67481. It was very constraining, much more than I ever would have thought, to run for governor. – Christine Gregoire

67482. Surely no issue unites us more than our appreciation for our military personnel who are bringing aid to devastated countries, defending us against terrorism, and fighting to make a free election possible in Iraq. – Christine Gregoire

67483. It is up to us to live up to the legacy that was left for us, and to leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations. – Christine Gregoire

67484. It is time for us to turn a corner and come together, put our differences behind us and focus on the future. – Christine Gregoire

67485. In the field of health care, we are giving people access to insurance who have not had it before. – Christine Gregoire

67486. I’m free. I’m free to say what I feel. – Christine Gregoire

67487. I will never be able to create a budget from scratch with the amount of time that I have, but my instructions remain the same: Give me a budget that has no new revenue. – Christine Gregoire

67488. I want to work on respecting individuals’ dignity. Equal rights, that’s where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that’s what we need. – Christine Gregoire

67489. I couldn’t do that as attorney general. Why? Because they are my clients. You can’t say they’re not doing what they ought to be doing when you are the attorney general. – Christine Gregoire

67490. Education is the foundation upon which we build our future. – Christine Gregoire

67491. Education exposes young people to a broader world, a world full of opportunity and hope. – Christine Gregoire

67492. It’s been said that government doesn’t create jobs, business does. For the most part, this is true. But government creates the environment in which businesses can excel and expand. – Christine Gregoire

67493. Kings are in the moral order what monsters are in the natural. – Henri Gregoire

67494. Everybody is somebody, so you don’t have to introduce anybody. – Vartan Gregorian

67495. Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity. the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity. – Vartan Gregorian

67496. Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family. – Vartan Gregorian

67497. If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they’d have to bring out the tanks to control you. – Dick Gregory

67498. Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss. – Dick Gregory

67499. Just being a Negro doesn’t qualify you to understand the race situation any more than being sick makes you an expert on medicine. – Dick Gregory

67500. You know why Madison Avenue advertising has never done well in Harlem? We’re the only ones who know what it means to be Brand X. – Dick Gregory

67501. When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It’s not enough, but it helps. – Dick Gregory

67502. When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship. – Dick Gregory

67503. We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn’t think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre. – Dick Gregory

67504. We thought I was going to be a great athlete, and we were wrong, and I thought I was going to be a great entertainer, and that wasn’t it either. I’m going to be an American Citizen. First class. – Dick Gregory

67505. Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten. – Dick Gregory

67506. Hell hath no fury like a liberal scorned. – Dick Gregory

67507. In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it’s a sport. – Dick Gregory

67508. And we love to dance, especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede. – Dick Gregory

67509. In America, with all of its evils and faults, you can still reach through the forest and see the sun. But we don’t know yet whether that sun is rising or setting for our country. – Dick Gregory

67510. I am really enjoying the new Martin Luther King Jr stamp – just think about all those white bigots, licking the backside of a black man. – Dick Gregory

67511. If it wasn’t for Abe Lincoln, I’d still be on the open market. – Dick Gregory

67512. I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that. – Dick Gregory

67513. I wouldn’t mind paying taxes – if I knew they were going to a friendly country. – Dick Gregory

67514. I’m not a comic. I’m a humorist. – Dick Gregory

67515. I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark. – Dick Gregory

67516. My boyhood saw Greek islands floating over Harvard Square. – Horace Gregory

67517. It is the old battle, between those who use a toothbrush and those who don’t. – Lady Gregory

67518. Well, there’s no one at all, they do be saying, but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth. – Lady Gregory

67519. He is not wise to me who is wise in words only, but he who is wise in deeds. – Saint Gregory

67520. I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile. – Pope Gregory VII

67521. It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law. – Pope Gregory VII

67522. In this country you can say aloud or publish just about anything you like. – William Greider

67523. Nevertheless, I resist cynicism and continue to believe in the possibilities for genuine democracy. – William Greider

67524. Obviously, people with low or even moderate incomes could not afford such savings rates, and even diligent savings from their low wages would not be enough to pay for either retirement or healthcare. – William Greider

67525. The burnt odor in Washington is from the disintegrating authority of the governing classes. – William Greider

67526. The do-it-yourself version of pensions is a flop, as many Americans have painfully learned. – William Greider

67527. The economy is not governed with the bottom half in mind. – William Greider

67528. The point is, the political reporters are the ones who no longer understand the ritual they are covering. They keep searching for political meanings in the tepid events when a convention is now essentially a human drama and only that. – William Greider

67529. The regime of globalization promotes an unfettered marketplace as the dynamic instrument organizing international relations. – William Greider

67530. The ways in which people treat animals will be reflected in how people relate to one another. – William Greider

67531. The threat to globalization is not the wasted American dollars but Washington’s readiness to mix US commercial interests with its self-appointed role as global protector. – William Greider

67532. Everyone’s values are defined by what they will tolerate when it is done to others. – William Greider

67533. Americans cannot teach democracy to the world until they restore their own. – William Greider

67534. A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values? – William Greider

67535. Animal-rights advocates remind us of this admonition: The ways in which people treat animals will be reflected in how people relate to one another. – William Greider

67536. Children born today have a fifty-fifty chance of living to 100. – William Greider

67537. Folks in the bottom half of the economy are already squeezed hard. They will be bloodied and bankrupt if economic policy inadvertently induces a recession. – William Greider

67538. If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder. – William Greider

67539. If we have wealth, it will be protected from inflation and possibly even enhanced in value. – William Greider

67540. If you think about it, Washington’s overwhelming power in the world is founded on death, the awesome arsenal for killing people. – William Greider

67541. In 1900 Americans on average lived for only 49 years and most working people died still on the job. – William Greider

67542. In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims. – William Greider

67543. Leaks and whispers are a daily routine of news-gathering in Washington. – William Greider

67544. As the world’s finest democracy, we do not do guillotines. But there are other less bloody rituals of humiliation, designed to reassure the populace that order is restored, the Republic cleansed. – William Greider

67545. Well I grew up in England, and I was in the London police. – Tony Greig

67546. The U.N. has been so disappointing to date on the whole Rwanda issue that despite the people they’ve sent through, and I have no doubt their competence, in the end, the decision is going to be made by other people and not by them. – Tony Greig

67547. Well the war lasted for three months, from April of 1994 until the Tutsi army, the exiles as it were, gained control of the country and then it stopped. – Tony Greig

67548. Us investigators who went out into the field were faced on occasion with a lot of anger, by people saying why has it taken you five or six year to come and see me? – Tony Greig

67549. The U.N. was there to protect other Rwandese. – Tony Greig

67550. Cricket the world over, I don’t think, will ever know how different things would be without Kerry Packer. – Tony Greig

67551. I was employed as an investigator and my particular team, we were investigating the role of the business community in the genocide and we identified a bunch of leaders of the business community and I investigated two people. – Tony Greig

67552. I think today that it is essential that the Rwandan tribunal continues to prosecute efficiently. And if the U.N. fails to do that, it is sending entirely the wrong message to people who are in the position to complete these atrocities again. – Tony Greig

67553. I met with people who are already very angry with the tribunal. – Tony Greig

67554. And that was what I was asking to happen and I was told that the indictment would be signed, but I was coming to the end of my one-year contract, I had to return to New Zealand for personal reasons. – Tony Greig

67555. Each investigation team has a lawyer attached to it and there was a lawyer attached to me and my assistant. – Tony Greig

67556. You have to understand that once an indictment has been signed, all countries that are signature to the U.N. charter will hand a person straight over. You don’t have to go through the normal extradition process. – Tony Greig

67557. One of the difficulties about interviewing people in Rwanda is that the country is trying to get on with ordinary life and some people just don’t want to get involved in this. – Tony Greig

67558. Design must seduce, shape, and perhaps more importantly, evoke an emotional response. – April Greiman

67559. Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night. – Joyce Grenfell

67560. Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos. – Joyce Grenfell

67561. There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy. – Joyce Grenfell

67562. They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them. – Joyce Grenfell

67563. And Life is Colour and Warmth and Light and a striving evermore for these; and he is dead, who will not fight; and who dies fighting has increase. – Julian Grenfell

67564. Courage is always the surest wisdom. – Wilfred Grenfell

67565. The service we render others is the rent we pay for our room on earth. – Wilfred Grenfell

67566. Celebrities become divas because they get pampered so much, babied so much – then they get used to it. – Adrian Grenier

67567. I don’t shop. I haven’t shopped in about four years. – Adrian Grenier

67568. I think winter wear is communal. You get some gloves and a scarf from a lost-and-found box, wash them, wear them for a while until you lose them. Then somebody else does the same thing. – Adrian Grenier

67569. I’m one with New York, and New York is one with me. I grew up there; there’s no escaping it. We’re like Siamese twins, if you separate us, I’ll die. – Adrian Grenier

67570. Once you get into the habit of work, you can be more productive in the things you want to do. – Adrian Grenier

67571. You ask any actor – they’ll tell you they’d rather shoot on location because you don’t have to invent the energy, the energy is there. – Adrian Grenier

67572. A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity. – George Grenville

67573. I’d love to fly, especially with the gas prices right now. – Joel Gretsch

67574. I was right for the role. It’s as simple as that. – Joel Gretsch

67575. To play a good guy is nice because in a way, he is so open for answers. – Joel Gretsch

67576. The possibilities in sci-fi are wonderful. The subject is bigger than everything we know. – Joel Gretsch

67577. It was always me and the other guy. I came in second for a long time. – Joel Gretsch

67578. I was really interested in meeting Peter Coyote. – Joel Gretsch

67579. I remember watching Jodie Foster in Contact, and that kind of opened my eyes. – Joel Gretsch

67580. Bad guys are so much fun to play because you can go as far and as wacky as you want. – Joel Gretsch

67581. I know every actor says this, but the people behind the camera are great. They always have answers. – Joel Gretsch

67582. In some strange way, this was meant to be. – Joel Gretsch

67583. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky

67584. I don’t like my hockey sticks touching other sticks, and I don’t like them crossing one another, and I kind of have them hidden in the corner. I put baby powder on the ends. I think it’s essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you. – Wayne Gretzky

67585. A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. – Wayne Gretzky

67586. I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been. – Wayne Gretzky

67587. I wasn’t naturally gifted in terms of size and speed; everything I did in hockey I worked for, and that’s the way I’ll be as a coach. – Wayne Gretzky

67588. Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy. – Wayne Gretzky

67589. The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it. – Wayne Gretzky

67590. The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me. – Wayne Gretzky

67591. To bare our souls is all we ask, to give all we have to life and the beings surrounding us. Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them, make offerings to them – these nature spirits who call us here – sealing our fate with each other, celebrating our love. – Alex Grey

67592. The infinite vibratory levels, the dimensions of interconnectedness are without end. There is nothing independent. All beings and things are residents in your awareness. – Alex Grey

67593. It is the prayer of my innermost being to realize my supreme identity in the liberated play of consciousness, the Vast Expanse. Now is the moment, Here is the place of Liberation. – Alex Grey

67594. I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect. – Alex Grey

67595. In a society that tries to standardize thinking, individuality is not highly prized. – Alex Grey

67596. Only when you’re nervous do you get nasty. – Deborah Grey

67597. I said to the German Ambassador that, as long as there was only a dispute between Austria and Serbia alone, I did not feel entitled to intervene; but that, directly it was a matter between Austria and Russia, it became a question of the peace of Europe, which concerned us all. – Edward Grey

67598. After a big war a nation doesn’t want another for a generation or more. – Edward Grey

67599. Altogether apart from that, it would be a disgrace to us to make this bargain with Germany at the expense of France, a disgrace from which the good name of this country would never recover. – Edward Grey

67600. An understanding is perhaps better than an alliance, which may stereotype arrangements which cannot be regarded as permanent in view of the changing circumstances from day to day. – Edward Grey

67601. From the material point of view the proposal is unacceptable, for France, without further territory in Europe being taken from her, could be so crushed as to lose her position as a Great Power, and become subordinate to German policy. – Edward Grey

67602. I had furthermore spoken on the assumption that Russia would mobilize, whereas the assumption of the German Government had hitherto been, officially, that Serbia would receive no support; and what I had said must influence the German Government to take the matter seriously. – Edward Grey

67603. That Germany was so immensely strong and Austria so dependent upon German strength that the word and will of Germany would at the critical moment be decisive with Austria. – Edward Grey

67604. I knew it to be very doubtful whether the Cabinet, Parliament, and the country would take this view on the outbreak of war, and through the whole of this week I had in view the probable contingency that we should not decide at the critical moment to support France. – Edward Grey

67605. If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world. – Edward Grey

67606. Instead of a few hundreds of thousands of men meeting each other in war, millions would now meet, and modern weapons would multiply manifold the power of destruction. – Edward Grey

67607. The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away whatever obligation or interest we have as regards the neutrality of Belgium. We could not entertain that bargain either. – Edward Grey

67608. The German Emperor is ageing me; he is like a battleship with steam up and screws going, but with no rudder, and he will run into something some day and cause a catastrophe. – Edward Grey

67609. The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime. – Edward Grey

67610. I thought this must be obvious to everyone else, as it seemed obvious to me; and that, if once it became apparent that we were on the edge, all the Great Powers would call a halt and recoil from the abyss. – Edward Grey

67611. In effect, I was asking that if Russia mobilized against Austria, the German Government, who had been supporting the Austrian demand on Serbia, should ask Austria to consider some modification of her demands, under the threat of Russian mobilization. – Edward Grey

67612. I mention this fact as tending to support what I have often heard stated, namely, that a shark’s sense of smell is so keen that, if men ever bathe in seas where they are found, a shark is almost sure to appear directly afterwards. – George Grey

67613. To sleep after sunrise was impossible on account of the number of flies which kept buzzing about the face. – George Grey

67614. This part of Brazil offered the curious spectacle of a great evil, which has been long suffered to exist and is now advancing, gradually yet surely, to that state which must entail inevitable destruction on the existing Government of the country. – George Grey

67615. The Slave Trade, though nominally abolished, is actively pursued here, eighty-three slaves having been landed just before my arrival, and another cargo during my stay. – George Grey

67616. Sunrise offered a very beautiful spectacle; the water was quite unruffled, but the motion communicated by the tides was so great that, although there was not a breath of air stirring, the sea heaved slowly with a grand and majestic motion. – George Grey

67617. Spanish alone was understood or spoken here; our friend, the countryman, stuck to us most nobly, he understood us not a bit better than the rest but saw that we were in distress and would not desert us. – George Grey

67618. Part of my plan was not only to introduce all useful animals that I possibly could into this part of Australia, but also the most valuable plants of every description. – George Grey

67619. On embarking to return we could perceive no sign of One Tree Island; and as we swept down towards the sea the leafy top of a tree seen in the clear water under the boat was the only evidence of its existence; though a few hours ago it had formed so prominent an object. – George Grey

67620. I remarked constantly, just at sunset, in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly illuminated with a kind of mock sunset. This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded by another similar in character, but more faint. – George Grey

67621. At several such places we landed, but always found the ascent to the interior so covered with large loose rocks that it would have been impossible to have disembarked stores or stock on any. – George Grey

67622. All the principal people in the town are concerned in the slave trade, and their chief wealth consists in the number of slaves they possess; therefore there is little chance of the trade being, for many years, totally abolished. – George Grey

67623. In front of us lay a smooth sandy beach, beyond which rose gradually a high wooded country, and behind us was the sea, studded with numerous islands of every variety of form. – George Grey

67624. God grant you all your desires and accept my own hearty thanks for all your attention to me. Although indeed, those attentions have tried me more than death can now terrify me. – Jane Grey

67625. Although it hath pleased God to hasten my death by you, by whom my life should rather have been lengthened, yet can I patiently take it, that I yield God more hearty thanks for shortening my woeful days. – Jane Grey

67626. I do wash my hands in innocency, before God and the face of you, good Christian people this day. – Jane Grey

67627. I ground my faith upon God’s word, and not upon the church. – Jane Grey

67628. I think that at the supper I neither receive flesh nor blood, but bread and wine; which bread when it is broken, and the wine when it is drunken, put me in remembrance how that for my sins the body of Christ was broken, and his blood shed on the cross. – Jane Grey

67629. Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart. – Jane Grey

67630. The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir. – Jane Grey

67631. The faith of the church must be tried by God’s word, and not God’s word by the church; neither yet my faith. – Jane Grey

67632. All their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato; alas good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant. – Jane Grey

67633. I love being in a show. I love the community aspect of it. I like the discipline of it, too. – Joel Grey

67634. I need this wild life, this freedom. – Zane Grey

67635. What is writing but an expression of my own life? – Zane Grey

67636. I love my work but do not know how I write it. – Zane Grey

67637. Every once in a while I feel the tremendous force of the novel. But it does not stay with me. – Zane Grey

67638. Writing was like digging coal. I sweat blood. The spell is on me. – Zane Grey

67639. What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death. – Zane Grey

67640. Today I began the novel that I determined to be great. – Zane Grey

67641. This motion-picture muddle had distracted me from my writing. – Zane Grey

67642. These critics who crucify me do not guess the littlest part of my sincerity. They must be burned in a blaze. I cannot learn from them. – Zane Grey

67643. There are hours when I must force the novel out of my mind and be interested in the children. – Zane Grey

67644. The Indian story has never been written. Maybe I am the man to do it. – Zane Grey

67645. The difficulty, the ordeal, is to start. – Zane Grey

67646. No one connected intimately with a writer has any appreciation of his temperament, except to think him overdoing everything. – Zane Grey

67647. Men may rise on stepping stones of their dead selves to higher things. – Zane Grey

67648. Love of man for woman – love of woman for man. That’s the nature, the meaning, the best of life itself. – Zane Grey

67649. I did not have one bad spell during writing – an unprecedented record. – Zane Grey

67650. I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me. – Zane Grey

67651. Work is my salvation. It changes my moods. – Zane Grey

67652. I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired. – Zane Grey

67653. Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply. – Zane Grey

67654. I confess that reading proofs is a pleasure. It stimulates and inspires me. – Zane Grey

67655. I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold. But I am not aware of any weakness. – Zane Grey

67656. I hate birthdays. – Zane Grey

67657. I must go deeper and even stronger into my treasure mine and stint nothing of time, toil, or torture. – Zane Grey

67658. I see so much more than I used to see. The effect has been to depress and sadden and hurt me terribly. – Zane Grey

67659. I will see this game of life out to its bitter end. – Zane Grey

67660. I wrote for nearly six hours. When I stopped, the dark mood, as if by magic, had folded its cloak and gone away. – Zane Grey

67661. It was a decent New Year’s, but it took a million officers to make it so. – Zane Grey

67662. I am full of fire and passion. I am not ready yet for great concentration and passion. – Zane Grey

67663. Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wanted… to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home. – Edvard Grieg

67664. Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes and I knew the way I had to take. – Edvard Grieg

67665. To be known by the public, honestly. People come up and tell them how good I make them feel. – David Alan Grier

67666. Every little kid has always wanted to be a race car driver. This gets some of that out. – David Alan Grier

67667. This whole beauty thing is something I’ve never comprehended. – Pam Grier

67668. It’s always fun to put on bell bottoms and have your butt hanging out and hip huggers. – Pam Grier

67669. Me, sexy? I’m just plain ol’ beans and rice. – Pam Grier

67670. My family was very, very receptive to all; all races, religions. – Pam Grier

67671. My people were homesteading in Colorado before Emancipation. – Pam Grier

67672. Oh, there’s going to be debate because you’re dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue. – Pam Grier

67673. That’s what he was saying, the civil rights movement – judge me for my character, not how black my skin is, not how yellow my skin is, how short I am, how tall or fat or thin; It’s by my character. – Pam Grier

67674. You can be on top of everything, and the next minute, you’re going to be on the bottom. – Pam Grier

67675. There are just certain realities about our world and I just happen to be creative within it. – Pam Grier

67676. Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay. – Pam Grier

67677. Well who’s black and what is a black person? – Pam Grier

67678. Well, thank you and that’s for them, but for me, I want to look back at a body of work where when you do the research and you explore the psyche of a character, where she’s been, where she is and where she’s going. – Pam Grier

67679. Women are allowed more freedoms and we’re fighting for more freedoms, we’re experiencing more freedoms won. – Pam Grier

67680. But I just loved looking at the clothes of the ’70s. – Pam Grier

67681. I do a movie once every four years and they call it a comeback. – Pam Grier

67682. It makes me forget that I’m not going to be a major star and lead female in films whether it was 20 years ago, 10 years ago, five or in the future. – Pam Grier

67683. The first movie that I saw was Godzilla and I loved it. – Pam Grier

67684. I like to do all kinds of films. – Pam Grier

67685. And as I reinvent myself and I’m constantly curious about everything, I can’t wait to see what’s around the corner in newfound art and entertainment and exploration. – Pam Grier

67686. Does a black person make them an African American? No. There are Hispanics that are very, very dark skinned so the word has lost its meaning, it’s not a very concise or proper word to use even today and it wasn’t then. – Pam Grier

67687. Each time you do a film you gain a lot of experience and build a visual resume where people get to know who you are. – Pam Grier

67688. I am really blessed and very grateful for it. – Pam Grier

67689. I came from poverty and was part of those circumstances. – Pam Grier

67690. I don’t believe that I should just do A-movies, I just do the work as an artist. – Pam Grier

67691. Driving a cab is not really a nurturing type of relationship. You take people and they tip you, they may not tip you, you don’t know their names, they don’t care about you, you don’t care about them. – Pam Grier

67692. I like serious films, the moneymaking blockbusters that don’t make any kind of sense and John Carpenter films. – Pam Grier

67693. I’ve never considered myself to be beautiful, and I still don’t. – Pam Grier

67694. I love science fiction. – Pam Grier

67695. I love the hip-hop nation. – Pam Grier

67696. I love working with a lot of different films and a lot of different people. – Pam Grier

67697. I really do not care if it is a B-movie or not. – Pam Grier

67698. I thought I would be Sheena of the Jungle as a little girl. – Pam Grier

67699. I’m an Air force Brat and I’ve lived all over the world and this country and there were people in my community who were gay – nurses, hairdressers, designers – people who just had a different way about themselves. – Pam Grier

67700. I grew up in a family where we weren’t allowed to talk about beauty or to put any emphasis on physical appearance. – Pam Grier

67701. I don’t know how I did it, but I worked 7 days a week. – Pam Grier

67702. The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may, in fact, be the very worst training for a world where only the corporate and the cooperative will matter. – John Grierson

67703. Beware the ends of the earth and the exotic: the drama is on your doorstep wherever the slums; are, wherever there is malnutrition, wherever there is exploitation and cruelty. – John Grierson

67704. For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual. We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing. We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery. – John Grierson

67705. In fact, the individual outlook becomes less and less valuable and more and more harmful unless it is transmitted into the corporate outlook. – John Grierson

67706. It is often more important to act than to understand… there are times… when two conflicting opinions, though one happens to be right, are more perilous than one opinion which is wrong. – John Grierson

67707. My personal view is that such total planning by the state is an absolute good and not simply a relative good… I do not myself think of the attitude I take as deriving from Marx – though this undoubtedly will be suggested – but from Fichte and Hegel. – John Grierson

67708. My view… would be that we are entering upon a new and interim society which is neither capitalist nor socialist, but in which we can achieve central planning without loss of individual initiative, by the mere process of absorbing initiative in the function of planning. – John Grierson

67709. Political conflicts distort and disturb a people’s sense of distinction between matters of importance and matters of urgency. What is vital is disguised by what is merely a matter of well being. – John Grierson

67710. And, consequently, the art of propaganda or public information becomes one of the most powerful forms of directive statesmanship. – John Grierson

67711. Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society. – John Grierson

67712. When quick results are imperative, the manipulation of the masses through symbols may be the only quick way of having a critical thing done. – John Grierson

67713. The life of the village became more and more affected by strikes and lock-outs. – John Grierson

67714. The oblique paradox of propaganda is that the lie in the throat becomes, by repetition, the truth in the heart. – John Grierson

67715. The very effect of the education they were given… was to make men think; and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received. – John Grierson

67716. We have built our State on the freedom of personal adventure. – John Grierson

67717. Some of us learned in a school of philosophy which taught that all was for the common good and nothing for oneself and have never, in any case, regarded the pursuit of happiness as anything other than an aberration of the human spirit. – John Grierson

67718. I really believe the only thing you can control in those situations is what you do as a player but also how you interact with your teammates, which is critical. – Brian Griese

67719. The only thing I want to be able to do is come in and learn the offense, go out there and compete, show what I am capable of doing and try to get better as a football player. – Brian Griese

67720. We’ve got a lot of potential on offense. But really potential doesn’t mean much if you don’t realize it. – Brian Griese

67721. I’m going to go out and try to be the best player I can be and help the Chicago Bears win. – Brian Griese

67722. There cannot be any better cross-section of America and I think the soldiers represent the best we have. Today’s soldiers are brighter and smarter, perhaps in a different way, than past generations because they’ve been brought up in the computer and information age. – Gerald Griffin

67723. Just because I was almost 62, I did not feel decrepit and felt I wasn’t finished being a soldier yet. – Gerald Griffin

67724. I found out that colonels can stay until they drop dead or get a walker and being a critical medical specialty as an Army trained emergency room doctor, I could stay until age 67. – Gerald Griffin

67725. I went out to visit Dorsey Burnette, after I graduated high school. – Jimmy Griffin

67726. Steve produced Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys and one more. Then he and I wrote a few songs together and became good friends. He was a talented producer. – Jimmy Griffin

67727. I produced a song for Bobby Vee called Get The Message. – Jimmy Griffin

67728. Dorsey played the upright bass and steel guitar, as well as acoustic guitar. Johnny played acoustic guitar and together they were fabulous songwriters and singers. – Jimmy Griffin

67729. I’m also doing a special for Comedy Central called Autobiography. It’s going to be a spoof of Biography. – Kathy Griffin

67730. Food is my thing, I do not smoke or drink, so food is my vice. – Kathy Griffin

67731. A lot of celebrities, especially when you’re talking about the really big ones, live in what I call the fame bubble. Nobody ever says no to them or challenges them or even teases them. – Kathy Griffin

67732. Have I gone too far? – Kathy Griffin

67733. I actually have to pick and chose stuff that I know I’m going to bomb at. – Kathy Griffin

67734. I also love Mole, the unsung hero of reality programming. – Kathy Griffin

67735. I am in love with Larry David. – Kathy Griffin

67736. I can say whatever I want. So do not bring the kids. It’s definitely rated R. – Kathy Griffin

67737. I do road gigs occasionally but I don’t want to go out on the road for months at a time. – Kathy Griffin

67738. I don’t like doing movies, period. Movies are hard. I like TV. – Kathy Griffin

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67739. I hate it, it is tedious… when I write for my act, it is very improvisational, I write bullet points, I cannot sit in front of a computer; that is not my style. – Kathy Griffin

67740. I have friends who are going through chemotherapy, and they make the darkest, most hideous cancer jokes you’ve ever heard. – Kathy Griffin

67741. I love Mariah Carey. Remember the breakdown? I loved the breakdown. – Kathy Griffin

67742. A lot of stars don’t have a sense of humor. – Kathy Griffin

67743. I think a Celebrity Survivor would be great. – Kathy Griffin

67744. But if something funny happens, I can’t resist. I have to tell the people. – Kathy Griffin

67745. I’m always listening and watching; my ear is like a boom mike. And judging, frankly. Constantly judging. – Kathy Griffin

67746. I’m basically always on tour. – Kathy Griffin

67747. I’m not always in that good with middle-aged heterosexual men. – Kathy Griffin

67748. I’m on every worst-dressed list imaginable. – Kathy Griffin

67749. If you see me on Friday, you’ll see different material on Saturday night. – Kathy Griffin

67750. It was a nightmare having cameras in the house 10 hours a day for a month. – Kathy Griffin

67751. My act has always reflected what’s going on in my life. – Kathy Griffin

67752. My act is based on my life. – Kathy Griffin

67753. No, I love Montreal… I think I love Montreal more than Montreal loves me… I love the food there. – Kathy Griffin

67754. So I wonder if anything should ever be off limits. – Kathy Griffin

67755. So yes, I say things I regret constantly, and I just can’t help it. – Kathy Griffin

67756. That’s life when you’re on the D-list. – Kathy Griffin

67757. That’s what I loved about Temptation Island. I don’t even know why they did it. – Kathy Griffin

67758. I love to make fun of fashion because it is just so silly. – Kathy Griffin

67759. Gwyneth Paltrow names her kid Apple. I’m not going to let that stand. – Kathy Griffin

67760. The beauty about the D-list is that people who are on it probably don’t know they are. – Kathy Griffin

67761. The thing that bums me out about ‘The Real World’ is I don’t want to believe that teenagers are that stupid. – Kathy Griffin

67762. The thing that cracks me up is how these reality characters start out thrilled and excited just to be on television, and how they move to thinking they are as big as the Friends. – Kathy Griffin

67763. Well, my whole thing with gossip is I couldn’t care less if it’s true. – Kathy Griffin

67764. That my business success is equal to my personal life. – Merv Griffin

67765. If you make the customer a promise… make sure you deliver it. – Merv Griffin

67766. Las Vegas without Wayne Newton is like Disneyland without Mickey Mouse. – Merv Griffin

67767. Roger King is, without a doubt, the greatest salesman in the history of anything. And I don’t ever limit him just to television. He could sell you anything. – Merv Griffin

67768. That I would rather be in another business where a bad cold wouldn’t put me out of work. – Merv Griffin

67769. Unless it’s an emergency, don’t bother me after 6:00 p.m. and on weekends. – Merv Griffin

67770. What is buried in the past of one generation falls to the next to claim. – Susan Griffin

67771. Philosophy means nothing unless it is connected to birth, death, and the continuance of life. Anytime you are going to build a society that works, you have to begin from nature and the body. – Susan Griffin

67772. Just as the slave master required the slaves to imitate the image he had of them, so women, who live in a relatively powerless position, politically and economically, feel obliged by a kind of implicit force to live up to culture’s image of what is female. – Susan Griffin

67773. In one sense I feel that my book is a one-woman argument against determinism. – Susan Griffin

67774. I think we actually punish children out of their relationship with their bodies… we categorically separate mind and body and emotion and intellect. – Susan Griffin

67775. I am not so different in my history of abandonment from anyone else after all. We have all been split away from the earth, each other, ourselves. – Susan Griffin

67776. A story is told as much by silence as by speech. – Susan Griffin

67777. Before a secret is told, one can often feel the weight of it in the atmosphere. – Susan Griffin

67778. You know when you’re young you think you will always be. As you become more fragile, you reflect and you realize how much comfort can come from the past. Hymns can carry you into the future. – Andy Griffith

67779. There was just something about me she did not like. – Andy Griffith

67780. I was baptized alongside my mother when I was 8 years old. Since then I have tried to walk a Christian life. And now that I’m getting older I realize that I’m walking even closer with my God. – Andy Griffith

67781. Mornin’ ladies, my goodness don’t you look happy. Must be cuttin’ somebody up pretty good. – Andy Griffith

67782. Their scrambled attention spans struck me as a metaphor for the way we get our doses of reality these days. – Bill Griffith

67783. I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art, if that’s what you’d call it for eight years in New York, until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other. – Bill Griffith

67784. Jazz, rock and roll, movies and comics are the culture of America. – Bill Griffith

67785. Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character. – Bill Griffith

67786. Mike Judge, who I’ve become friends with over the years never took himself seriously as an artist. – Bill Griffith

67787. My first character was Mr. Toad. – Bill Griffith

67788. A full, rich drawing style is a drawback. – Bill Griffith

67789. The down side of Americans being obsessed with pop culture is that they kind of like it light. – Bill Griffith

67790. Comics is a language. It’s a language most people understand intuitively. – Bill Griffith

67791. Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr. – Bill Griffith

67792. Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity. – Bill Griffith

67793. Well, I’ve done a lot of strips since I’ve been here about Zippy and me being in Connecticut. – Bill Griffith

67794. When drugs came around I sampled them just like anybody else but I never became dependent creatively on drugs; like various cartoonists in the underground never did anything if they weren’t stoned, That was the prerequisite for sitting down and drawing. – Bill Griffith

67795. Yes, but personally I was never a big acid head. – Bill Griffith

67796. Zippy accepts chaos as what it is, which is the real order of everything. – Bill Griffith

67797. She encouraged any artistic impulse I had, and my father discouraged any artistic impulse I had. They took out their problems with each other on me and my sister. – Bill Griffith

67798. I had a mixture, my father was a career army man and my mother was a writer. – Bill Griffith

67799. Are we having fun yet? – Bill Griffith

67800. All life is a blur of Republicans and meat. – Bill Griffith

67801. I think Zippy is part of me, but I’m not Zippy. – Bill Griffith

67802. Everyone says how Calvin and Hobbes is about a real kid, to me there’s nothing real about it; it’s an adult using a kid’s body as a mouthpiece. – Bill Griffith

67803. Frivolity is a stern taskmaster. – Bill Griffith

67804. If something is going on in my life, it winds up getting into my strip. – Bill Griffith

67805. I guess if you take yourself seriously as an artist there starts either the problem or the beauty of doing good artwork. – Bill Griffith

67806. But now with technology I could sit down and do a bunch of character drawings and scan them into a computer, and the computer using my exact style could bring it into life, where it would have been edited by various human beings before. – Bill Griffith

67807. I had a very diametrically opposite set of parents. – Bill Griffith

67808. I hate Calvin and Hobbes. I think its a big re-hash of formula kid strips. – Bill Griffith

67809. When I was an art student in the early 60’s before the acid scene began I was smoking pot just like anyone else who was an artist. – Bill Griffith

67810. I just became one with my browser software. – Bill Griffith

67811. Zippy is living in the moment. – Bill Griffith

67812. Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way. Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level. – Bill Griffith

67813. I always thought of Levittown as a joke. – Bill Griffith

67814. What I do is draw but if you make an animated feature obviously it takes a whole team of people, and Zippy is my work. I felt that turning it over to a team of people would be wrong. – Bill Griffith

67815. I am fond of depicting the lives of young folks for one thing, and if you have parts for girls or young men, you must absolutely have young people to fill them – that is generally acknowledged now. – D. W. Griffith

67816. I pick out young people and teach them in less time than it would take me to alter the methods of people from the boards, and I get actors who look the parts they have to fill. – D. W. Griffith

67817. It takes two years on the stage for an actor or an actress to learn how to speak correctly and to manage his voice properly, and it takes about ten years to master the subtle art of being able to hold one’s audience. – D. W. Griffith

67818. Now supposing I had the part of a young woman to give out, one that wanted some excellent acting. If I were to go to the stage for my actress I would have to take a matured woman, one who would act splendidly, but who would look too old for the requirements. – D. W. Griffith

67819. Well, I certainly did not think that I could do worse. – D. W. Griffith

67820. I’m more relaxed about life now that I’m older. I like it-despite the wrinkles. It’s what I feel inside that’s precious. – Melanie Griffith

67821. Angelina Jolie may get Antonio Banderas in bed for eight hours on a movie set, but I get him in bed everyday. – Melanie Griffith

67822. I don’t think I’m beautiful. When I look in the mirror, I just see me – and, I’m pretty used to me. – Melanie Griffith

67823. In Spain there’s the king – and then there’s Antonio. – Melanie Griffith

67824. Oh, my career. What career? I’m over 40. – Melanie Griffith

67825. People who think radio acting is easy are wrong, because you got nothing to work with but your voice. – Melanie Griffith

67826. There are no small parts; there are only small actors. – Melanie Griffith

67827. When I was 34, people would say, What’s going to happen to you when you’re 40? What are you going to do? You don’t have much time left. And I was like, what are you talking about? – Melanie Griffith

67828. You know who helped me a lot? Jane Fonda. She said, Look at how many times I’ve been up and I’ve been down. So don’t worry about anything. – Melanie Griffith

67829. Children enhance you. – Melanie Griffith

67830. Being a good songwriter means paying attention and sticking your hand out the window to catch the song on the way to someone else’s house! – Nanci Griffith

67831. Even though my songs may sound very personal, to me most of them are fiction. It is a great way for me to be able to live a fantasy life as a writer because I get to be someone else, someplace else for three and a half minutes, just like the listener. – Nanci Griffith

67832. I decided it was time to pay tribute to my own songs, to give them the opportunity to mature and be adult. – Nanci Griffith

67833. Live well. Sing out, sing loud, and sing often. And God bless the child that’s got a song. – Nanci Griffith

67834. I wouldn’t believe him if he said the sun came up in the east. – Thomas Griffith

67835. The news is staged, anticipated, reported, analyzed until all interest is wrung from it and abandoned for some new novelty. – Thomas Griffith

67836. Journalism is in fact history on the run. – Thomas Griffith

67837. Journalism constructs momentarily arrested equilibriums and gives disorder an implied order. That is already two steps from reality. – Thomas Griffith

67838. Its attitude, which it has preached and practiced, is skepticism. Now, it finds, the public is applying that skepticism to the press. – Thomas Griffith

67839. He loved them and cared for them, and you don’t kill kids that you love and care for. – Thomas Griffith

67840. Anderson’s muckraking is one of debatable ends constantly used to justify questionable works. – Thomas Griffith

67841. Journalism as theater is what TV news is. – Thomas Griffith

67842. It is no longer a question of a Christian going about to convert others to the faith, but of each one being ready to listen to the other and so to grow together in mutual understanding. – Bede Griffiths

67843. God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. – Bede Griffiths

67844. You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments – father, mother, wife, children – everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self. – Bede Griffiths

67845. The inspiration came suddenly again to surrender to the Mother. It was quite unexpected: And so somehow I made a surrender to the Mother. Then I had an experience of overwhelming love. Waves of love sort of flowed into me. – Bede Griffiths

67846. Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men. – Bede Griffiths

67847. I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life. – Bede Griffiths

67848. I think the Mother is gradually revealing itself to me and taking over. But it is not the Mother alone. It is the Mother and the Father, the male and the female, sort of gradually having their marriage. – Bede Griffiths

67849. I am rediscovering the whole sexual dimension of life at the age of 86, really. And that also means discovering the feminine. So the whole of this dimension, which I had been seeking for a very long time, is now sort of opening itself up to me. – Bede Griffiths

67850. I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. – Bede Griffiths

67851. Give us a chance to show you that those so-called protective laws to aid women – however well intentioned originally – have become in fact restraints, which keep wife, abandoned wife, and widow alike from supporting her family. – Martha Griffiths

67852. All I want to be is human and American and have all the same rights and I will shut up. – Martha Griffiths

67853. Before I leave this Earth, I would like to know they have given women the same benefits and promotions as men. – Martha Griffiths

67854. I think a big part of our attraction to sport movies are the stories contained within the sports. – Rachel Griffiths

67855. And I grew up watching all the British ones so when you hear that from an early age, it makes it much easier than you guys who don’t grow up with Australian television or British television. – Rachel Griffiths

67856. But just playing the partner of someone famous, I had a lot more freedom. – Rachel Griffiths

67857. I found it an interesting portrait of a marriage in exploring notions of how one partner supports the other, whilst not jeopardizing the greater good – which is the family. – Rachel Griffiths

67858. I grew up on cricket and I think Australian kids are getting so Americanized, you know? – Rachel Griffiths

67859. I just don’t see where I could possibly fit in directing a feature. – Rachel Griffiths

67860. The filmmaker’s got to make it his story and the actors have got to make it their story. – Rachel Griffiths

67861. I think baseball – the baseball genre – is this mitt, to use a double pun there, to catch a whole bunch of themes. – Rachel Griffiths

67862. You know Texas is – even more now that Enron has bit the dust – it’s held up on the back of small businesses. – Rachel Griffiths

67863. Why movies are so powerful is because you are right in there and you stay in there until they want you to come out, and then you’ve really gone somewhere. – Rachel Griffiths

67864. We’ve got our football where no one wears anything and the guys are in little shorts and they beat the crap out of each other, and they can catch it and they can kick it, and it’s the only place it’s played in the world. – Rachel Griffiths

67865. A Golden Globe is a mood-altering substance, there’s no doubt about that. – Rachel Griffiths

67866. There’s nothing as exciting as a comeback – seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance. – Rachel Griffiths

67867. People going into the cities for the opportunities and the towns are getting older, no young people. – Rachel Griffiths

67868. It was a lovely opportunity for the first time in my whole career to stand up and thank people who are really responsible for me getting to realize my dreams. – Rachel Griffiths

67869. I’m so motivated to collaborate with people and help them realize the kind of collective vision. – Rachel Griffiths

67870. I’m quite intuitive about what I pick. Often it’s to do with what I’ve just done and how I’m feeling. – Rachel Griffiths

67871. I’m pretty ruthless about that; I think when you sign over your story, you sign over your story. – Rachel Griffiths

67872. I’m developing some screenplays at the moment with my Australian producer. – Rachel Griffiths

67873. I think family movies have gotten so rich in this country. – Rachel Griffiths

67874. We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were exposed to themes of civil rights, unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against the kind of mob of the town, so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously, that you are part of the human drama. – Rachel Griffiths

67875. Autobiography is now as common as adultery and hardly less reprehensible. – John Grigg

67876. We, as a country, have not seen a significant change in immigration policy in nearly two decades, even though all Americans agree that current immigration policy is outdated and malfunctioning. – Raul Grijalva

67877. Instead of destroying an area for a paltry amount of oil, we should be increasing fuel standards for automobiles and focusing our efforts on biofuels and other alternatives. – Raul Grijalva

67878. While this debate today is a belated effort to inform the American people, it is nevertheless an empty gesture. It is time to admit our mistake in Iraq and begin to bring our troops home with honor. – Raul Grijalva

67879. We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home. – Raul Grijalva

67880. We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short-term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long-term defeat for this Nation. – Raul Grijalva

67881. This war of choice in Iraq is undermining the very fabric of American society. – Raul Grijalva

67882. The majority of surveys throughout this Nation show that the American people are advocating for a comprehensive and realistic approach to immigration reform. – Raul Grijalva

67883. More than half the combat deaths in Vietnam occurred after Richard Nixon was elected on a promise to bring the war to an end, and after the American people had already decided that they did not want one more soldier to die in Vietnam. – Raul Grijalva

67884. If this Nation really wants to create an effective border security policy, we need to have a debate that includes a discussion about actual solutions to our problems, which means taking all of the political grandstanding and baiting out of the equation. – Raul Grijalva

67885. How many times will this Congress waste time on an issue that a majority of Americans do not want? – Raul Grijalva

67886. Bringing the troops home is necessary not just for the future of Iraq, but also for the people of the United States. We must stop the hemorrhaging of tax dollars that could go to meet our Nation’s vital domestic needs. – Raul Grijalva

67887. The American people have decided that it was a mistake to choose to go to war in Iraq. – Raul Grijalva

67888. No one in this body wants to see terrorism and the rule of force prevail in Iraq. Some on the other side say otherwise, but I believe they know better. – Raul Grijalva

67889. Without a notion of the transcendental, human beings would, indeed, be animals; however, only fools can be convinced of it, and only degenerates need such a conviction. – Franz Grillparzer

67890. Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it. – Franz Grillparzer

67891. The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon, the partly educated person the rule, and the educated person the exception. – Franz Grillparzer

67892. The ideas of an age are most abundant where they are not crowded by original ideas. – Franz Grillparzer

67893. This searching and doubting and vacillating where nothing is clear but the arrogance of quest. I, too, had such noble ideas when I was still a boy. – Franz Grillparzer

67894. Those who want to row on the ocean of human knowledge do not get far, and the storm drives those out of their course who set sail. – Franz Grillparzer

67895. To declaim freedom verses seems like a poem within a poem; freedom requires guns, it requires arms, but no feet. – Franz Grillparzer

67896. To test a modest man’s modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism. – Franz Grillparzer

67897. Whoever places his trust into a system will soon be without a home. While you are building your third story, the two lower ones have already been dismantled. – Franz Grillparzer

67898. You even called me stupid in your verse, and I’m almost agreeing, for where stupidity is involved, you are quite an expert, friend. – Franz Grillparzer

67899. The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval. – Franz Grillparzer

67900. Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of the journey is its goal, the purpose of an excursion is the process. – Franz Grillparzer

67901. Prose talks and poetry sings. – Franz Grillparzer

67902. When the theater gates open, a mob pours inside, and it is the poet’s task to turn it into an audience. – Franz Grillparzer

67903. I look around me and nowhere do I see a stamp of disapproval with which nature marked a woman’s candid brow. – Franz Grillparzer

67904. Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun. – Franz Grillparzer

67905. Ideas are not thoughts; the thought respects the boundaries that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself. – Franz Grillparzer

67906. If someone were to think that trees are made to support the sky, they would all seem too short. – Franz Grillparzer

67907. If we notice a few errors in the work of a proven master, we may and even will often be correct; if we believe, however, that he is completely and utterly mistaken, we are in danger of missing his entire concept. – Franz Grillparzer

67908. It’s the misfortune of German authors that not a single one of them dares to expose his true character. Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is. – Franz Grillparzer

67909. Although your knowledge is weak and small, you need not be silent: since you cannot be judges be at least witnesses. – Franz Grillparzer

67910. Progress will always have as its recourse to exaggerate what it cannot surpass. – Franz Grillparzer

67911. Mankind is getting smarter every day. Actually, it only seems so. At least we are making progress. We’re progressing, to be sure, ever more deeply into the forest. – Franz Grillparzer

67912. There shall be no slave in your home, male or female: Least of all the mother of your son. – Franz Grillparzer

67913. No one will stop to help you when you are in need, but everyone forces opinions upon you that you do not require. – Franz Grillparzer

67914. No shortcomings of other people cause us to be more intolerant than those which are caricatures of our own. – Franz Grillparzer

67915. Poetry, it is often said and loudly so, is life’s true mirror. But a monkey looking into a work of literature looks in vain for Socrates. – Franz Grillparzer

67916. Before passing different laws for different people, I’d relinquish myself unto you as your slave. – Franz Grillparzer

67917. Why is it there are so many nice guys interested in baseball? Not me, I was a real bastard when I played. – Burleigh Grimes

67918. The oldest pitcher acquires confidence in his ballclub – he doesn’t try to do it all himself. – Burleigh Grimes

67919. I can remember going back a couple of years later and, you know, think about it and I was doing a, kind of a political survey, door to door, and everything and I couldn’t find any men in the town. It was very strange, you know. – Richard Grimes

67920. You know, when something like, even like a coal mine disaster, or something like this, you think that well everybody’s going to make a run to be able to get out, but it happened to fast that they were just all dead. – Richard Grimes

67921. We had had several mine disasters where workers, some of the workers were rescued. It was, you know, who was lucky and who weren’t. Some would find the air pockets But, in this one, bam, it was just, everybody was gone and it greatly depressed the state. – Richard Grimes

67922. The business manager was doing fine back in his office while they were out on the line, hungry. And, so they started to see a lot of that and there was, that maybe the leadership had its own cause. More so than the miners, you know, it was like a power struggle. – Richard Grimes

67923. It took about six years to get the Black Lung stuff. It didn’t come just instantly. Sometimes, I see lobby groups, today, upset because they work the whole session and nothing happens. – Richard Grimes

67924. It’s like there was the Union, and then there’s the Union Management. In some of the strikes that I covered when I saw the strike starting to break, wasn’t necessarily when Management was giving in, more so than when the strikers were at odds with the Union Management. – Richard Grimes

67925. The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair. – Angelina Grimke

67926. I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed? – Angelina Grimke

67927. Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man’s wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education. – Angelina Grimke

67928. What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual capacity of colored people? Who does not know, that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and annihilate the mind of this portion of our race, we have never yet been able to do it. – Angelina Grimke

67929. We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty. – Angelina Grimke

67930. We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down. – Angelina Grimke

67931. The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians. – Angelina Grimke

67932. If a law commands me to sin I will break it; if it calls me to suffer, I will let it take its course unresistingly. – Angelina Grimke

67933. I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for. – Angelina Grimke

67934. I am a mystery to myself. – Angelina Grimke

67935. Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered? – Angelina Grimke

67936. Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation. – Angelina Grimke

67937. I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment. – Angelina Grimke

67938. A pretty good test of a man’s religion is how it affects his pocketbook. – Francis J. Grimke

67939. Race prejudice can’t be talked down, it must be lived down. – Francis J. Grimke

67940. It is only what is written upon the soul of man that will survive the wreck of time. – Francis J. Grimke

67941. I’m shorter, I don’t have as many freckles as Ron, and I can’t do magic. – Rupert Grint

67942. I’ve just started school again, and it was a bit strange to start off with; it took me three or four days to get used to it. My friends have been great, they’ve been treating me normally. – Rupert Grint

67943. One in the third film, I’m looking forward to meeting one of the Dementors. – Rupert Grint

67944. People recognize me, call me Ron, and ask me questions. It’s really cool and weird as well. – Rupert Grint

67945. Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we’ve both got red hair, we both like sweets, we’ve both got lots of brothers and sisters. – Rupert Grint

67946. The characters in the book grow up with us. My voice has broken as well. – Rupert Grint

67947. We had a dialogue coach. She helped us with our T’s. – Rupert Grint

67948. We had a script reading, and that’s where we met J.K. Rowling, which was really exciting. – Rupert Grint

67949. We just started filming, and after every scene was shot, we had a rehearsal for the next one. – Rupert Grint

67950. Well one of the times I did a stunt was in the devil’s snare room and they lifted me up on a harness and a safety rope really, really high, and they just dropped me down into the devil’s snare. – Rupert Grint

67951. Well, before I knew there was going to be a film. I was the biggest Harry Potter fan. I read all the books. – Rupert Grint

67952. But I like all the books. You’ve got to read them all to get the complete Harry Potter experience. – Rupert Grint

67953. I’d like to levitate. – Rupert Grint

67954. Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground. – Rupert Grint

67955. Don’t have a favorite subject, I think I want to carry on doing this because I really enjoy it. – Rupert Grint

67956. Every time I come off-set, I am just like a normal kid again. – Rupert Grint

67957. I’d like to have the flying car, I think that’d be really cool. – Rupert Grint

67958. Being famous is wicked. But it’s better to be normal. – Rupert Grint

67959. For me the stunts are so cool, they’re one of my favourite things when we’re doing the film. – Rupert Grint

67960. I always wanted to go into acting. – Rupert Grint

67961. I am a really big Harry Potter fan and I’ve seen all the sets, I’ve lived Harry Potter and I don’t think it’s destroyed the books at all, I think it’s really spot on. – Rupert Grint

67962. I was really nervous. Even when I left the audition I was nervous. – Rupert Grint

67963. I get recognised sometimes, and that’s really cool. I’ve tried certain disguises, but that doesn’t work. – Rupert Grint

67964. I like all Jim Carrey films. They’re really funny. – Rupert Grint

67965. I think coughing up slugs was quite hard. Ron has a scene where he has to cough up these giant slugs. – Rupert Grint

67966. After being in Harry Potter, I believe a bit more in magic than I did before. – Rupert Grint

67967. I want Ron to stand up to Malfoy and punish him. – Rupert Grint

67968. I found out that you could audition by sending a picture of yourself and some information to Newsround. – Rupert Grint

67969. You are lost the moment you know what the result will be. – Juan Gris

67970. I prefer the emotion that corrects the rule. – Juan Gris

67971. I always pet a dog with my left hand because if he bit me I’d still have my right hand to paint with. – Juan Gris

67972. I have learned not to read reviews. Period. And I hate reviewers. All of them, or at least all but two or three. Life is much simpler ignoring reviews and the nasty people who write them. Critics should find meaningful work. – John Grisham

67973. I seriously doubt I would ever have written the first story had I not been a lawyer. I never dreamed of being a writer. I wrote only after witnessing a trial. – John Grisham

67974. Things have got to be wrong in order that they may be deplored. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

67975. The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam, whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land, a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

67976. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

67977. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

67978. Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

67979. A Socrates in every classroom. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

67980. It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

67981. The right to be let alone is the underlying principle of the Constitution’s Bill of Rights. – Erwin Griswold

67982. We held the team together for as long as possible and then sent all except the most critical personnel home. – Bo Gritz

67983. The final effort came when our reconnaissance team reported contact with the POWs and their guards by radio near midnight at a pre-arranged crossing site. – Bo Gritz

67984. During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao. The source said they were from a crash site. He presented photographs showing himself in company with others digging around obvious aircraft debris. – Bo Gritz

67985. I believe certain members of the U.S. Congress have aided in the oppression and diversion of critical information that could have revealed a fullness of truth long ago. – Bo Gritz

67986. I believe that presidents up through and including George Bush have known that Americans were left alive and in violation of law, these high officials and certain of their appointed subordinates have continued and perpetrated a cover up of this reality. – Bo Gritz

67987. I state for the record that I have never sought funds from any POW family, nor led them to believe in any way that we were going on a mission to rescue their specific missing loved one. – Bo Gritz

67988. I went overseas hoping to prove that all our POWs were home. I came back convinced that they were still alive. – Bo Gritz

67989. I went to Ft Bragg and learned that Delta was indeed gearing up for the rescue. Still I was concerned the Reagan staff would not be willing to take the risk of sending an official military force into Laos. – Bo Gritz

67990. Still I was concerned that politics would get between us and our POWs. – Bo Gritz

67991. The fact is that Americans were sent to Russia that have not been returned. – Bo Gritz

67992. The fact is that the Vietnamese held Americans after 1973. – Bo Gritz

67993. The public, more often than not, will forgive mistakes, but it will not forgive trying to wriggle and weasel out of one. – Lewis Grizzard

67994. The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity. – Lewis Grizzard

67995. Sex hasn’t been the same since women started enjoying it. – Lewis Grizzard

67996. It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato. – Lewis Grizzard

67997. Instead of getting married again, I’m going to find a woman I don’t like and give her a house. – Lewis Grizzard

67998. If you ain’t the lead dog, the scenery never changes. – Lewis Grizzard

67999. I don’t think I’ll get married again. I’ll just find a woman I don’t like and give her a house. – Lewis Grizzard

68000. You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, ‘What’s in it for me?’ – Lewis Grizzard

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