180000 famous quotes part 69 – 68001 to 69000

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180000 famous quotes part 69 – 68001 to 69000

68001. I grew up in a very large family in a very small house. I never slept alone until after I was married. – Lewis Grizzard

68002. I get terrible butterflies. Before I go onstage, I’ll have to freak out for five minutes. I scream. It seems to help! – Josh Groban

68003. After using four different languages on an album, it’s tough to decide which one I’m gonna actually learn to speak. I always study the lyric, make sure I know what I’m singing, and try to get the pronunciation as perfect as possible. – Josh Groban

68004. Don’t try to be like me. Try to be like yourself. Try to be very good at being yourself. – Josh Groban

68005. I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves. – Bruce Grocott

68006. Disease is a vital expression of the human organism. – Georg Groddeck

68007. One must not forget that recovery is brought about not by the physician, but by the sick man himself. He heals himself, by his own power, exactly as he walks by means of his own power, or eats, or thinks, breathes or sleeps. – Georg Groddeck

68008. It’s a funny show. The characters are surprisingly likable, given how ugly they are. We’ve got this huge cast of characters that we can move around. And over the last few seasons, we’ve explored some of the secondary characters’ personal lives a bit more. – Matt Groening

68009. Everybody doesn’t have to get every joke. People really appreciate not being condescended to. – Matt Groening

68010. I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell, which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers. That’s what I did before The Simpsons, and what I plan to do for the rest of my life. – Matt Groening

68011. I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don’t get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level. – Matt Groening

68012. I’ve loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid, mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books, and I’ve read quite extensively as an adult. – Matt Groening

68013. I don’t know why I did it, I don’t know why I enjoyed it, and I don’t know why I will do it again. – Matt Groening

68014. It’s just hard not to listen to TV: it’s spent so much more time raising us than parents have. – Matt Groening

68015. I don’t have to be careful, I’ve got a gun. – Matt Groening

68016. Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesn’t mean only artistic creativity, although that’s part of it. It means being yourself, not just complying with the wishes of other people. – Matt Groening

68017. Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. – Matt Groening

68018. Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come. – Matt Groening

68019. Me fail english? Thats unpossible. – Matt Groening

68020. I want it to go on, but I want us to go out on top. – Matt Groening

68021. The Simpsons is an especially collaborative show. – Matt Groening

68022. A lot of our writers, like Conan O’Brien, moved on to other things. – Matt Groening

68023. A lot of people believe that if everybody just did what they were told – obeyed – everything would be fine. But that’s not what life is all about. That’s not real. It’s never going to happen. – Matt Groening

68024. Basically, everything I try to do is to present an alternative to what somebody else is doing. – Matt Groening

68025. Because good writing in a TV cartoon is so rare, I think the animation on The Simpsons is often overlooked. – Matt Groening

68026. Don’t have a cow, man. – Matt Groening

68027. One of the things I would like to do is make up stories that I would have enjoyed when I was a kid. So, if I’m thinking about an audience, it’s usually a younger version of myself. – Matt Groening

68028. Eat my shorts! – Matt Groening

68029. Since I was there in the very beginning, I know the history of the characters. So, I make comments about the tone and sometimes remind the writers that we’ve done that before. – Matt Groening

68030. Families are about love overcoming emotional torture. – Matt Groening

68031. God often gives nuts to toothless people. – Matt Groening

68032. Here’s to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life’s problems. – Matt Groening

68033. I also found child’s play – stuff that was not considered serious, but goofy – was the stuff I liked to do, so I still do it as an adult. – Matt Groening

68034. Donuts. Is there anything they can’t do? – Matt Groening

68035. We’ve been running a little behind schedule. But only by about 15 years or so. – Matt Groening

68036. Most TV shows don’t reward you for paying attention. – Matt Groening

68037. When The Simpsons came around, there really was nothing else like it on TV. It’s hard to imagine, but when Fox first took the plunge with it, it was considered controversial to put animation on prime time. – Matt Groening

68038. When the authorities warn you of the dangers of having sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities. – Matt Groening

68039. When authorities warn you of the sinfulness of sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities. – Matt Groening

68040. We’ve got a bunch of new writers now who tell me they grew up watching The Simpsons. It’s bizarre, and they’re writing some very funny stuff. – Matt Groening

68041. The writers led by Mike Scully are fantastic. And they’re creating original stories that not only don’t repeat what we’ve already done, they also don’t repeat anything I’ve seen on television. – Matt Groening

68042. Sometimes people get mad at The Simpsons’ subversive story telling, but there’s another message in there, which is a celebration of making wild, funny stories. – Matt Groening

68043. The thing that makes me happiest about Simpsons Illustrated are all the drawings that we get from readers. I wish we could print them all. They’re really imaginative. They show a lot of hard work. – Matt Groening

68044. Well, most grown-ups forget what it was like to be a kid. I vowed that I would never forget. – Matt Groening

68045. Walt Disney was my great hero. – Stanislav Grof

68046. The experiences associated with death were seen as visits to important dimensions of reality that deserved to be experienced, studied, and carefully mapped. – Stanislav Grof

68047. Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise. – Stanislav Grof

68048. Ancient eschatological texts are actually maps of the inner territories of the psyche that seem to transcend race and culture and originate in the collective unconscious. – Stanislav Grof

68049. Each of us can manifest the properties of a field of consciousness that transcends space, time, and linear causality. – Stanislav Grof

68050. Freud said that we are born as a tabula rasa. This is a model that simply is too superficial and inadequate. – Stanislav Grof

68051. A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level of consciousness might be the only real hope we have in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance of the Western mechanistic paradigm. – Stanislav Grof

68052. For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death – the only certainty that life holds for us – must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life. – Stanislav Grof

68053. The beliefs concerning reincarnation have great ethical impact on human life and our relationship to the world. – Stanislav Grof

68054. The elimination of the fear of death transforms the individual’s way of being in the world. – Stanislav Grof

68055. Consciousness after death demonstrates the possibility of consciousness operating independently of the body. – Stanislav Grof

68056. When you read the psychedelic literature, there is a distinction between the so-called natural psychedelics and synthetic psychedelics that are artificially produced. – Stanislav Grof

68057. Dying people in pre-industrial cultures typically died in the context of an extended family, clan, or tribe. – Stanislav Grof

68058. Unlike scientism, science in the true sense of the word is open to unbiased investigation of any existing phenomena. – Stanislav Grof

68059. Traditional academic science describes human beings as highly developed animals and biological thinking machines. We appear to be Newtonian objects made of atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, and organs. – Stanislav Grof

68060. There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment. – Stanislav Grof

68061. There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain. – Stanislav Grof

68062. There are people who can start having very powerful experiences without taking psychedelics. It can happen against their will. This is a universal phenomenon. – Stanislav Grof

68063. The study of consciousness that can extend beyond the body is extremely important for the issue of survival, since it is this part of human personality that would be likely to survive death. – Stanislav Grof

68064. The psyche of the individual is commensurate with the totality of creative energy. This requires a most radical revision of Western psychology. – Stanislav Grof

68065. The new formula in physics describes humans as paradoxical beings who have two complementary aspects: They can show properties of Newtonian objects and also infinite fields of consciousness. – Stanislav Grof

68066. The motif of death plays an important role the human psyche in connection with archetypal and karmic material. – Stanislav Grof

68067. Patients reported that their psychedelic sessions were an invaluable experiential training for dying. – Stanislav Grof

68068. Research challenges the materialistic understanding of death, according to which biological death represents the final end of existence and of all conscious activity. – Stanislav Grof

68069. Whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death, reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior. – Stanislav Grof

68070. According to materialistic science, any memory requires a material substrate, such as the neuronal network in the brain or the DNA molecules of the genes. – Stanislav Grof

68071. I have to say I regretted giving up animated movies. – Stanislav Grof

68072. I read Freud’s Introductory Lectures in Psychoanalysis in basically one sitting. I decided to enroll in medical school. It was almost like a conversion experience. – Stanislav Grof

68073. I spent much of my later childhood and adolescence very, very involved and interested in art, and particularly in animated movies. – Stanislav Grof

68074. If consciousness can function independently of the body during one’s lifetime, it could be able to do the same after death. – Stanislav Grof

68075. In some instances, the accuracy of past-life memories can be objectively verified, sometimes with remarkable detail. – Stanislav Grof

68076. In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival. – Stanislav Grof

68077. A number of cases have been reported in which a dying individual has a vision of a person about whose death he or she did not know. – Stanislav Grof

68078. I believe it is essential for our planetary future to develop tools that can change the consciousness which has created the crisis that we are in. – Stanislav Grof

68079. The materialistic paradigm of Western science has been a major obstacle for any objective evaluation of the data describing the events occurring at the time of death. – Stanislav Grof

68080. The knowledge of the realm of death makes it possible for the shaman to move freely back and forth and mediate these journeys for other people. – Stanislav Grof

68081. I have taken part in ceremonies with North American and Mexican shamans, as well as Brazilian ceremonies. – Stanislav Grof

68082. A text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation. – Stanislav Grof

68083. An important consequence of freeing oneself from the fear of death is a radical opening to spirituality of a universal and non-denominational type. – Stanislav Grof

68084. Individuals approaching death often experience encounters with their dead relatives, who seem to welcome them to the next world. These deathbed visions are authentic and convincing; they are often followed by a state of euphoria and seem to ease the transition. – Stanislav Grof

68085. It became much more complicated politically to work with psychedelics because of the unsupervised experimentation with psychedelics, particularly among young people. – Stanislav Grof

68086. It is possible to see the intermediate state between lives as being in a way more important than incarnate existence. – Stanislav Grof

68087. It is possible to spend one’s entire lifetime without ever experiencing the mystical realms or even without being aware of their existence. – Stanislav Grof

68088. Many cultures have independently developed a belief system in reincarnation that includes return of the unit of consciousness to another physical lifetime on Earth. – Stanislav Grof

68089. Many instances exist of small children who seem to remember and describe their previous life in another body, another place, and with other people. These memories emerge usually shortly after these children begin to talk. – Stanislav Grof

68090. Many of us who have experienced psychedelics feel very much that they are sacred tools. They open spiritual awareness. – Stanislav Grof

68091. As long as I had easy access to psychedelics at the government-sponsored research project, most of my energy went into psychedelic sessions. – Stanislav Grof

68092. At a time when unbridled greed, malignant aggression, and existence of weapons of mass destruction threatens the survival of humanity, we should seriously consider any avenue that offers some hope. – Stanislav Grof

68093. Coming to terms with the fear of death is conducive to healing, positive personality transformation, and consciousness evolution. – Stanislav Grof

68094. The human psyche shows that each individual is an extension of all of existence. – Stanislav Grof

68095. Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that’s stripped down. – Dave Grohl

68096. All I really had was a suitcase and my drums. So I took them up to Seattle and hoped it would work. – Dave Grohl

68097. Every night, whisper “peace” in your husband’s ear. – Andrei A. Gromyko

68098. My personality doesn’t interest me. – Andrei A. Gromyko

68099. The world may end up under a Sword of Damocles on a tightrope over the abyss. – Andrei A. Gromyko

68100. Comrades, this man has a nice smile, but he’s got iron teeth. – Andrei A. Gromyko

68101. But boy, right away it is fun to play around with the Paintbox program. – Red Grooms

68102. I had always done these 3D things that you could walk through. They were always done off the seat of my pants without blueprints or course. – Red Grooms

68103. I have both exploited and been exploited in the print field. – Red Grooms

68104. Specialists are people who always repeat the same mistakes. – Walter Gropius

68105. Architecture begins where engineering ends. – Walter Gropius

68106. If your contribution has been vital there will always be somebody to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality. – Walter Gropius

68107. Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society. – Walter Gropius

68108. Only work which is the product of inner compulsion can have spiritual meaning. – Walter Gropius

68109. Americans now know that housing prices can go down and they can go down by 10, 20, 30, and in some cases, 40 or 50 percent. We know they can go down. But five years ago, we thought they could only go up. – Bill Gross

68110. Bernanke and company are trying to reflate the economy with almost stated objective of inflation at 2 percent and higher in order to provide some type of safety margin for a future recession. That’s where they want to go. – Bill Gross

68111. Human nature means that institutions at some point lose their sense of mission. That sense of vulnerability drives Pimco. – Bill Gross

68112. Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails to fulfill its obligations. – Martin L. Gross

68113. Nominally, there is one executive for every eight federal employees, a ratio that would bankrupt many private industries. – Martin L. Gross

68114. Politicians are masters of the art of deception. – Martin L. Gross

68115. The tax laws are written by men with considerable net worth, and with little understanding of what wage-earners must do to make ends meet. – Martin L. Gross

68116. We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy. – Martin L. Gross

68117. Fair use is always going to be a gray area, and it should be. We need to allow for things we can’t see yet. – Robin Gross

68118. The copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer. – Robin Gross

68119. We’re on the path of creating monopoly business practices out of copyright law. – Robin Gross

68120. Anyone who agrees to be interviewed must decide where to draw the line between what is public and what is private. But the line can shift, depending on who is asking the questions. – Terry Gross

68121. What puts someone on guard isn’t necessarily the fear of being found out. – Terry Gross

68122. It sometimes is just the fear of being misunderstood. – Terry Gross

68123. And strictly forbid that any quarrelling be at your meals. – Robert Grosseteste

68124. The return from cows and sheep in cheese is worth much money every day in the season, without calves and lambs, and without the manure, which all return corn and fruit. – Robert Grosseteste

68125. Say to all small and great, and that often, that fully, quickly and willingly, without grumbling and contradiction, they do all your commands that are not against God. – Robert Grosseteste

68126. Make your free men and guests sit as far as possible at tables on either side, not four here and three there. – Robert Grosseteste

68127. Know that each acre of fallow ought to support yearly two sheep at the least, then a hundred acres of fallow can support two hundred sheep, two hundred acres, four hundred sheep and so on. – Robert Grosseteste

68128. If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn, inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing, and count the number of quarters of seed, and you shall know the return of seed, and what ought to be over. – Robert Grosseteste

68129. Exhort all your household often that all those who serve you shall know to serve God and you, faithfully and painstakingly, and for the will of God to prefer in all things to do your will and pleasure in all things that are not against God. – Robert Grosseteste

68130. Command that your marshal be careful to be present over the household, and especially in the hall, to keep the household, within doors and without, respectable, without dispute or noise, or bad words. – Robert Grosseteste

68131. Command that in no way there be in your household any who make strife, discord or divisions in the hostel, but all shall be of one accord, of one will as of one heart and one soul. – Robert Grosseteste

68132. The wool of a thousand sheep in good pasture at the least ought to yield fifty marks a year, the wool of two thousand one hundred marks, and so forth, counting by thousands. – Robert Grosseteste

68133. And with the money from your corn, from your rents, and from the issues of pleas in your courts, and from your stock, arrange the expenses of your kitchen and your wines and your wardrobe and the wages of servants, and subtract your stock. – Robert Grosseteste

68134. Command those that govern your house before all you household that they keep careful watch that all your household, within and without, be faithful, painstaking, chaste, clean, honest and profitable. – Robert Grosseteste

68135. And in doing this I advise you to send to the best manors of your lands those of your household in whom you place most confidence to be present in August at the leading of the corn, and to guard it as aforesaid. – Robert Grosseteste

68136. And if strangers come to supper they shall be served with more according as they have need. – Robert Grosseteste

68137. And be careful of this, that each day at your meals you have two overseers over your household when you sit at meals, and of this be sure, that you shall be very much feared and reverenced. – Robert Grosseteste

68138. And as far as possible for sickness or fatigue, constrain yourself to eat in the hall before your people, for this shall bring great benefit and honour to you. – Robert Grosseteste

68139. Also see how many quarters of corn you will spend in a week in dispensable bread, how much in alms. – Robert Grosseteste

68140. And you yourself always be seated at the middle fo the high table that your presence as lord or lady may appear openly to all, and that you may plainly see on either side all the service and all the faults. – Robert Grosseteste

68141. Command that no one be received, or kept to be of your household indoors or without, if one has not reasonable belief of them that they are faithful, discreet, and painstaking in the office for which they are received, and withal honest and of good manners. – Robert Grosseteste

68142. I left the room with silent dignity, but caught my foot in the mat. – George Grossmith

68143. What’s the good of a home, if you are never in it? – Weedon Grossmith

68144. The war was a mirror; it reflected man’s every virtue and every vice, and if you looked closely, like an artist at his drawings, it showed up both with unusual clarity. – George Grosz

68145. The cult of individuality and personality, which promotes painters and poets only to promote itself, is really a business. The greater the ‘genius’ of the personage, the greater the profit. – George Grosz

68146. The bourgeoisie and the petty bourgeoisie have armed themselves against the rising proletariat with, among other things, ‘culture.’ – George Grosz

68147. What can I say about the First World War, a war in which I served as an infantryman, a war I hated at the start and to which I never warmed as it proceeded? – George Grosz

68148. I don’t even like to talk about it. I hated being a number and not merely because I was a very small one. I let them bellow at me for just as long as it took me to find enough pluck to bellow back at them. – George Grosz

68149. Very little changed fundamentally, except that the proud German soldier had turned into a defeated bundle of misery and the great German army had disintegrated. – George Grosz

68150. It’s an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing ‘art’ to defend their collapsing culture. – George Grosz

68151. Peace was declared, but not all of us were drunk with joy or stricken blind. – George Grosz

68152. I had grown up in a humanist atmosphere, and war to me was never anything but horror, mutilation and senseless destruction, and I knew that many great and wise people felt the same way about it. – George Grosz

68153. I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality, but I did not, of course, manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end, one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self. – George Grosz

68154. I thought the war would never end. And perhaps it never did, either. – George Grosz

68155. I was disappointed, not because we had lost the war but because our people had allowed it to go on for so many years, instead of heeding the few voices of protest against all that mass insanity and slaughter. – George Grosz

68156. In 1916 I was discharged from military service, or rather, given a sort of leave of absence on the understanding that I might be recalled within a few months. And so I was a free man, at least for a while. – George Grosz

68157. In the end, they pardoned me and packed me off to a home for the shell-shocked. Shortly before the end of the war, I was discharged a second time, once again with the observation that I was subject to recall at any time. – George Grosz

68158. Even God cannot make two times two not make four. – Hugo Grotius

68159. Only the paranoid survive. – Andy Grove

68160. Just as we could have rode into the sunset, along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC. – Andy Grove

68161. Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster. – Andy Grove

68162. So give me a turbulent world as opposed to a quiet world and I’ll take the turbulent one. – Andy Grove

68163. There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment – and you start to decline. – Andy Grove

68164. If the world operates as one big market, every employee will compete with every person anywhere in the world who is capable of doing the same job. There are lots of them and many of them are hungry. – Andy Grove

68165. Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line. – Andy Grove

68166. The 1960s were big for folk music, and the Kingston Trio led the way. They were the ones who started it all. The music was fresh and alive. College kids loved it and their parents did, too. – George Grove

68167. Our songs touch people, and take them back to a time when there was no threat of terrorism, when you didn’t have to lock your doors and when Mom and Dad took care of everything. – George Grove

68168. The spirals of the helix should be as nearly approximated as possible, as each aids by its heat that of its neighbour, or rather diminishes the cooling effect of the gaseous atmosphere. – William Robert Grove

68169. Home is one’s birthplace, ratified by memory. – Henry Anatole Grunwald

68170. Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective, are an ornament of a civilized society. They have replaced, after all, at least in most cases, a resort to weapons in defense of a reputation. – Henry Anatole Grunwald

68171. Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air. – Henry Anatole Grunwald

68172. I’m interested in astrology and astronomy. – Emm Gryner

68173. After touring with David Bowie last year, I was inspired to look at what I wanted to do as an artist, and I realized I wanted to go back to the music I fell in love with when I was eight years old. – Emm Gryner

68174. Writing has become such an outlet for me that when I don’t have it, I just get pent up. – Emm Gryner

68175. I think of the New York City Ballet as the Yankees without George Steinbrenner. – John Guare

68176. We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word? – John Guare

68177. The New York City Ballet is always about the realm of possibilities, the realm of what the human body can do, what the human spirit can do. And it’s about listening, it’s about listening to remarkable music and how we respond to that. – John Guare

68178. The life of a dancer is tragically short. What is remarkable about the New York City Ballet is that it makes us forget that. Because it keeps the ballet alive. – John Guare

68179. The ballet makes us look at those bodies, it makes us listen to that music, it makes us wonder at the geometry, of the way they come together. The way that extraordinary space is controlled and given such emotional force. – John Guare

68180. Show business offers more solid promises than Catholicism. – John Guare

68181. What we’re dealt with hopefully is two arms, two eyes, two legs, a head, a heart. The variations, the extensions, the possibilities of the human body, what that can do. – John Guare

68182. I think that every year that the New York City Ballet is alive is worthy of celebration. Because otherwise the terrible thing is just that we take it for granted. – John Guare

68183. However, the moral center of New York City, I believe, is the New York City Ballet. – John Guare

68184. Does the New York City Ballet affect other places? Yeah, it lets people know they should come to New York. – John Guare

68185. Does any art have a practical value? People love to talk about how expensive a painting is. That’s the only way we can talk about paintings in this century. – John Guare

68186. Avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy. – John Guare

68187. And what would be great numbers in a Broadway show are now on stage of the New York City Ballet. – John Guare

68188. And it is always Easter Sunday at the New York City Ballet. It is always coming back to life. Not even coming back to life – it lives in the constant present. – John Guare

68189. All the New York City Ballet does is hit beautiful home runs. – John Guare

68190. People go to see beautiful paintings to see how much they cost. Wow. The practical value is that it shows you what the human spirit can do. – John Guare

68191. I mean New York City is the financial capital of the world. It’s where all the money passes through, the Dow Jones, whatever, that’s where all the money goes. – John Guare

68192. It is right to hate sin, but not to hate the sinner. – Giovanni Guareschi

68193. When you share your last crust of bread with a beggar, you mustn’t behave as if you were throwing a bone to a dog. You must give humbly, and thank him for allowing you to have a part in his hunger. – Giovanni Guareschi

68194. Directly after the show people might have responded better to it, but who really knows. It did what it did and while it seems like a failure to most but it was a success for me and has given me so many opportunities. – Justin Guarini

68195. When you have a very hot single there is no reason why it can’t drive album sales. People fall off and come back on. I’m looking forward to coming back on with a vengeance. – Justin Guarini

68196. They look at what’s more important, like subjects to help with the SAT’s, etc. They miss that music is vital. It offers a break from a stressful day of science and math and it’s different. – Justin Guarini

68197. Jazz is not the format where I want to stay, but it really is a starting point for me. – Justin Guarini

68198. There is a fine line between assertiveness and being relaxed. – Justin Guarini

68199. There are a million things I can think of that I would I want to do. Reporting like you, would be one. A talk show host maybe, also. I want to do a lot. – Justin Guarini

68200. The one thing I seek above all else is understanding. Sometimes I’m so frustrated and I don’t get it. But I’m lucky to have a good management team and people around me who explain things and answer my questions. – Justin Guarini

68201. The film I think was a good film for what it was designed for. It was for kids. Unfortunately the critics slashed it before it even started but that is just the way the cookie crumbles. – Justin Guarini

68202. Success is like a high-rise building I’m on the first floor. There are a lot of people in the basement or the parking lot but I was lucky enough to have made it to the first floor and I’m looking to make it to the penthouse. – Justin Guarini

68203. With Whitney she has such a unique sound and powerful instrument that she made those songs her own. She might as well have written them because she brought such a power and passion to them that were very unique. She has a great gift. – Justin Guarini

68204. I’m very new to the industry. I’m not on the Billboard 200 and that is alarming to me. But when I sat down with my management they said it’s not a big deal and that it happens all the time. – Justin Guarini

68205. I’m not unknown, yet I’m not super famous where I can’t go anywhere. – Justin Guarini

68206. I would love to be like a Brian McKnight. Shoot, I’d love to be Brian McKnight. – Justin Guarini

68207. I am very conscious of what I say and do when I go out because the media is quick to make that a story. – Justin Guarini

68208. For the second album I look forward to doing a lot of serious collaboration and taking the experiences I’ve had over this last year, good and bad, and working it into the album. – Justin Guarini

68209. Either positive or negative comments are good because it shows I am still relevant. – Justin Guarini

68210. Even though other people wrote my songs I put my stamp on them. I have a connection, but there is no truer connection than an artists and their own song. – Justin Guarini

68211. And it’s not a finger-pointing issue to me; I take as much responsibility as I can. It was more just me not really knowing what I wanted to do and how to get it done. – Justin Guarini

68212. I’ve been working on something, just some jazz, relaxed stuff. It will be standard, just piano and voice. It started out as a fun project for me though, I’m still not sure about releasing it. – Justin Guarini

68213. If I were asked for a one line answer to the question’ What makes a woman good in bed?’ I would say, ‘A man who is good in bed.’ – Bob Guccione

68214. If the tanks succeed, then victory follows. – Heinz Guderian

68215. You hit somebody with your fist and not with your fingers spread. – Heinz Guderian

68216. Whenever in future wars the battle is fought, armored troops will play the decisive role. – Heinz Guderian

68217. There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people. – Heinz Guderian

68218. The engine of the tank is a weapon just as the main-gun. – Heinz Guderian

68219. Logistics is the ball and chain of armored warfare. – Heinz Guderian

68220. It is decisive to completely destroy Warsaw. – Heinz Guderian

68221. It is sometimes tougher to fight my superiors than the French. – Heinz Guderian

68222. History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other. – Philip Guedalla

68223. Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium. – Philip Guedalla

68224. The work of Henry James has always seemed divisible by a simple dynastic arrangement into three reigns: James I, James II, and the Old Pretender. – Philip Guedalla

68225. Success is little more than a chemical compound of man with moment. – Philip Guedalla

68226. People who jump to conclusions rarely alight on them. – Philip Guedalla

68227. Any stigma will do to beat a dogma. – Philip Guedalla

68228. Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is as unfair as only sport can be. – Philip Guedalla

68229. Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people. – Philip Guedalla

68230. Any stigma, as the old saying is, will serve to beat a dogma. – Philip Guedalla

68231. Greatness is so often a courteous synonym for great success. – Philip Guedalla

68232. How can you beat someone that’s already lost everything? – Eddie Guerrero

68233. In the morning, I reach for the sports page. – Lisa Guerrero

68234. My approach is a very human one, as a fan. – Lisa Guerrero

68235. My mom died when I was 8. – Lisa Guerrero

68236. No, one of the great things about my three-year deal is that it’s year-round. They’ve offered me an opportunity to cover a lot of things in the offseason, too. – Lisa Guerrero

68237. On my morning run, I listen to sports talk radio. – Lisa Guerrero

68238. So I plan to prepare thoroughly and have several outfits waiting in the wings in case of inclement weather. – Lisa Guerrero

68239. So my dad raised me, and he’s a huge football fan. – Lisa Guerrero

68240. You mean the fact that Tom Arnold would spend more time with the hair and makeup people than I would? – Lisa Guerrero

68241. We’re starting to push the envelope in terms of the expectations, and you can also have your own style, personality and sense of humor, because now we’re allowed to. – Lisa Guerrero

68242. In terms of broadcasting, you have to make decisions about where you want to spend your time. – Lisa Guerrero

68243. When I found out I got this job, I cried, of course – I’m a girly-girl – and then I called my dad, and he cried, too. On so many levels, this is a thrill for me. – Lisa Guerrero

68244. When I’m anchoring, I miss chasing stories in the field. – Lisa Guerrero

68245. You just have to hope that they’ll grant you an interview. – Lisa Guerrero

68246. I grew up watching Monday Night Football with Howard Cosell and the other guys with my dad. – Lisa Guerrero

68247. There’s that initial reticence for some athletes to take you seriously. – Lisa Guerrero

68248. Being attractive and being credible can and do go together. – Lisa Guerrero

68249. I love color and I love to dress like a woman. – Lisa Guerrero

68250. And that Michael Irvin would care more about his wardrobe than I would? – Lisa Guerrero

68251. I’ve always been the only girl in those environments. It’s comfortable for me – I prefer it, actually. – Lisa Guerrero

68252. Constantly there’s a credibility issue; you’re judged on how you look. If you look good, people assume you aren’t credible. It’s a battle you’ll always fight if you’re on TV and a female. – Lisa Guerrero

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68253. I know I’ll be under a spotlight, I know I’ll be under the microscope. – Lisa Guerrero

68254. I want to know about what makes an athlete tick. – Lisa Guerrero

68255. I’m comfortable with my femininity, and I don’t try to change what I look like just because I’m reporting on football at the end of the night. – Lisa Guerrero

68256. I’m looking forward to talking to Bill Parcells, too, and to seeing how that marriage with Jerry Jones goes. – Lisa Guerrero

68257. I’m not going to relate to an athlete as a peer. – Lisa Guerrero

68258. I’m proud of being Hispanic. – Lisa Guerrero

68259. I’m proud of what I look like. I’m proud that I look like my mom. – Lisa Guerrero

68260. I’ve always been around dudes and sports. – Lisa Guerrero

68261. And I’m proud of what I do as a professional, too. – Lisa Guerrero

68262. I was so afraid that the athletes wouldn’t talk to me because I’m a woman. – Lisa Guerrero

68263. I am interested in the notion that people can become so obsessed by their world that they lose sense and awareness of how they appear to other people. They’re so earnest about it. But that’s true of so many things. – Christopher Guest

68264. I take the family shopping round. The markets of the world. – Edgar Guest

68265. I want to be able, as days go by, always to look myself straight in the eye. – Edgar Guest

68266. It’s always obvious to me when someone is looking at me with an idea of who I am and hoping that that’s the person I’m going to be. No matter how subtle it is, it’s there, and you want to give them who they really want. But it ain’t me. – Judith Guest

68267. Sometimes you are being interviewed by someone and you think, if I knew this person they’d be my best friend. Other times you’re being interviewed by a complete jerk. – Judith Guest

68268. Some people with awful cards can be successful because of how they deal with the tragedies they’re handed, and that seems courageous to me. – Judith Guest

68269. People who keep stiff upper lips find that it’s damn hard to smile. – Judith Guest

68270. Ours was not a political household, when I was growing up. – Judith Guest

68271. With my friends, I don’t feel pressure to be someone other than who I am. – Judith Guest

68272. It’s true that every day away from work requires two more days to get back into it. – Judith Guest

68273. I’m glad I’m successful at it, because it’s allowed me to live very well financially, and give my kids a lot of things. It’s enabled me to do stuff that I otherwise wouldn’t be able to do. But it’s not who I am. – Judith Guest

68274. I think living the blessed life is the luck of the draw. – Judith Guest

68275. I notice when I’m on these trips, I read like mad. It’s the only thing that seems to center me, bring me back to remembering who I am. Or forgetting who I am! – Judith Guest

68276. I can write for a long time on one novel and not get tired. – Judith Guest

68277. I am also working on a couple of short stories for anthologies. This is new to me and I’m enjoying it. – Judith Guest

68278. I’ve never been one to tear the social fabric. – Judith Guest

68279. My success is not who I am. – Judith Guest

68280. Well, yes, as I was a rather bad actor then and I wasn’t making enough money, I thought, to make enough money to not make money as an actor, I’d better do some writing. – Val Guest

68281. Yes, The Persuaders, that was great fun because one of my favourite actors is Roger Moore. – Val Guest

68282. Well, The Day the Earth Caught Fire was a story… I don’t if anybody knows what it is but it was about… in the early days of testing nuclear bombs, that Russia and America happened to test a nuclear bomb at the same moment at different ends of the earth. – Val Guest

68283. We worked solidly for a long time together. George Marriott Edgar and myself. – Val Guest

68284. Oh, yes, we were on location with Another Man’s Poison, which I wrote for Bette Davis. – Val Guest

68285. Now, I’ll tell you something that might interest you. Casino Royale was the first Bond book that Ian Fleming ever wrote. And he couldn’t get anybody to touch it, to publish it – he couldn’t do anything about it at all. Nobody wanted to know. – Val Guest

68286. No, we didn’t shoot… in the ones that I did there were hardly any sex… there were suggestions of sex scenes but we never actually shot a sex scene as such. – Val Guest

68287. I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material for various comics that were at the Windmill… as well as my film job, I was under contract, I was allowed to do that and everything. – Val Guest

68288. I had a terrible job letting me do anything that wasn’t comedy. – Val Guest

68289. I don’t know how we had about eighteen international stars in it, all playing James Bond. – Val Guest

68290. At those times I got into… I suppose you call it a rut. I used to do comedy, comedy, comedy and I suddenly thought I ought to break away from this somehow. – Val Guest

68291. And then she finally said yes. And we have been married, I want you to know, for 51 years. – Val Guest

68292. And he said that he wrote the Bond character based on the character of David Niven. That’s how he saw Bond. – Val Guest

68293. I wrote Murder at the Windmill. And it was accepted and we made it and it was the first film I made with Danny Angel, well the only film I actually made… I made a lot of it at the Windmill itself. – Val Guest

68294. The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. – Che Guevara

68295. Cruel leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel. – Che Guevara

68296. Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms. – Che Guevara

68297. Silence is argument carried out by other means. – Che Guevara

68298. Many will call me an adventurer – and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes. – Che Guevara

68299. I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man. – Che Guevara

68300. I don’t care if I fall as long as someone else picks up my gun and keeps on shooting. – Che Guevara

68301. Then I found books that were written much later, as late as 15 years ago. It was very superficial material, but enough to tell me that the genesis of this story was worth exploring. – Charles Guggenheim

68302. There was a war crimes trial because an American prisoner had been shot trying to escape. He had obviously been recaptured and shot, and that violated the Geneva Convention. – Charles Guggenheim

68303. There would be a paragraph about some veteran digging tunnels for the Germans in a slave labor camp, or something like that. Finally I decided to look it up and go further into it. – Charles Guggenheim

68304. I think he was explicit that it was a slave labor situation, but I was not alarmed at that point, because there were so many tragedies involved in that war. That was the first time I had any indication that something was sort of strange. – Charles Guggenheim

68305. Affairs that depend on many rarely succeed. – Francesco Guicciardini

68306. One who imitates what is bad always goes beyond his model; while one who imitates what is good always comes up short of it. – Francesco Guicciardini

68307. Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them. – Francesco Guicciardini

68308. The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident. – Francesco Guicciardini

68309. Waste no time with revolutions that do not remove the causes of your complaints but simply change the faces of those in charge. – Francesco Guicciardini

68310. Also we will be carrying food and clothes for the Expedition Two crew. And as well as spare parts for the EVA that will be conducted from the station in the following months. – Umberto Guidoni

68311. I remember; I was 15 years old when Neil Armstrong put feet in the moon. – Umberto Guidoni

68312. I started this whole endeavor really. And at the beginning we had the selection in Italy. And that was pretty much among people that had held previous experience in that particular satellite. So, I was in that, in a good position then. – Umberto Guidoni

68313. I was, I remember, I still remember when the first time I pointed the telescope at the sky and I saw Saturn with the rings. It was a beautiful image. – Umberto Guidoni

68314. In particular, this arm has 7 degrees-of-freedom that makes the overall motion of the arm very complex so that, before you start driving the arm, you should be very familiar with all the position it can get. – Umberto Guidoni

68315. When this space walk will be completed, then the arm will be fully operational and ready for the next activity that will be pretty much the testing, the first flight testing of the space station arm. – Umberto Guidoni

68316. During that space walk there will be some repositioning of the power so that the arm can be fully controlled by the robotic station that is in the Lab. – Umberto Guidoni

68317. But, what we need to get out of the first EVA is to have the arm completely unfolded and powered so that they can keep the temperature under control. That will really the call of the first EVA. – Umberto Guidoni

68318. Well, we have two major goals. The most important one is to get the station arm on board the station, because that’s this really milestone in the space station building since from now on they will be using this arm to continue building the space station. – Umberto Guidoni

68319. And since Italy was involved in the space station as well as signed an agreement with NASA. And when the possibility to enter the 1996 Mission Specialist class. – Umberto Guidoni

68320. For the first time in history all the major countries in the world are pushing together to reach this goal… building something in space that is really for all humankind. – Umberto Guidoni

68321. And not only that but… when the station is completed, there will be an international crew made of astronauts coming from different cultural experiences, speaking different languages, but working together for a common goal. – Umberto Guidoni

68322. And so, I will be probably, since I am not involved in all the activity, I will have some spare time to devote to document all this busy part of the flight. – Umberto Guidoni

68323. And so, in case we have contingencies and things that we cannot accomplish within the duration of the space walk, we have a buffer, I mean, in order to be able to complete the… what we want to accomplish. – Umberto Guidoni

68324. And the first flight of the tether satellite happened in ’92, and I was the backup on that flight. – Umberto Guidoni

68325. And then I graduate two years later, in 1998, with my class. And, since then I’ve been here in Houston for training basically. And I was very happy to be assigned to this mission. – Umberto Guidoni

68326. And then my chance really happened in 1996 when we added the second flight of the tether satellite. – Umberto Guidoni

68327. At that point, there will be the handover between the shuttle arm and the station arm so that the shuttle arm will take the cradle and put it into the cargo bay. – Umberto Guidoni

68328. And just when we were at the end of our design process there was the news that the Italian government and the U.S. government had signed an agreement to fly the first Italian astronaut on that flight. – Umberto Guidoni

68329. I look forward to the end of all this money-making part of the career, to be truthful. – Paul Guilfoyle

68330. Strive to be authentic all the time. That’s sort of my philosophy on life, which applies to acting. – Paul Guilfoyle

68331. You know, dramas are much more expensive to do than say a comedy, so any kind of deficit like that is picked up on when it comes time for them to pick up new shows. – Paul Guilfoyle

68332. Well I think that the mind of a serial killer and the mind of the detectives represent the duality we face as people. – Paul Guilfoyle

68333. The worst acting is about imitation. – Paul Guilfoyle

68334. The real rub is finding that authentic self and it’s not something that’s going to come to you overnight. – Paul Guilfoyle

68335. Some of the best movies made about crime are those where the crime solver can get inside the head of the serial killer, and those are the techniques we use in C.S.I. – Paul Guilfoyle

68336. It isn’t always hard work that does the job. – Paul Guilfoyle

68337. I don’t know what an audience wants to see but I know what I like to see. – Paul Guilfoyle

68338. American shows don’t always translate, but this one has and speaking for myself I’m quite glad for it. – Paul Guilfoyle

68339. Acting is constant exploration. – Paul Guilfoyle

68340. It’s exciting to think that something I’m involved in is touching so many people in so many cultures. – Paul Guilfoyle

68341. Racism may be as systemic as it always was. It is the great problem of America. It’s the one stumbling block that I don’t believe was ever smoothed over. – Robert Guillaume

68342. I’m never a person who likes anything I’ve done. It’s just the way it is. Twenty years later, I can look at something I did, and I’m still thinking, ‘You know, that could have been better if you had done it this way or that way. – Robert Guillaume

68343. I’m not trying to say that it never hurt or that I never felt its sting, but I can honestly say that I never blamed anybody for racism. I have considered it more of a manifestation of humanity’s problem rather than my personal problem. – Robert Guillaume

68344. My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don’t know me much as a singer. – Robert Guillaume

68345. I’ve certainly experienced racism, but it has not made a great impact on me. I have always thought, as I got older and older, I was more in charge of who I was. What someone thought about me or said about me made less of an impression on me at very vulnerable times. – Robert Guillaume

68346. There is no point to samba if it doesn’t make you smile. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68347. You know, one, two, three, four, five years go by and then Marcos gets a little boring. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68348. What I wonder is what would happen in California, say, if all the Mexicans left from one day to the next? – Alma Guillermoprieto

68349. Well, one of the things I discovered in the course of looking back and writing about what I saw in my memory is that I was a closely observant person long before I became a reporter. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68350. The left is being funded primarily by the drug traffickers who provide this tax money and that’s why the guerrillas in Colombia, unlike the guerrillas anywhere else in Latin America, have been able to survive for 40 years because they have a hard, solid source of income. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68351. The most that somebody in Mexico City will get paid for a job in construction is 100 pesos a day. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68352. Talking in one language and talking in another, I think inevitably, produce two different personalities, as far as I’ve seen in other people. I assume it does the same for me. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68353. So, you know, I always say that I’m a Mexican, but if I had to be a citizen of anywhere else, I’d be a citizen of Manhattan. I feel very much a New Yorker. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68354. One does, after all, take on many of the givens of a society when one takes on its language. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68355. If you’re going to be a myth or want to be a myth, you’d better die young. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68356. I’m an efficient, good, professional reporter. But I also write. And so what I try to do is write about places that I know that I care about intensely and write about them in a way that conveys the fact that I care. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68357. I may not have a practical mind, but it’s very fixated on concrete things. I like detail. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68358. I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don’t cook very much. I love kitchens. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68359. And, of course, millions of us cross the border to work in US homes and gardens and factories and carpentry shops and restaurants, and if you go to a restaurant pretty much anywhere in the United States, the chances are that the dishes will be washed by a Mexican. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68360. I realized that I had traveled to Havana during what now seems like the childhood of the Cuban Revolution, if you think that Fidel has now been in power for 44 extremely long years. I started looking at the revolution as history, and not as part of the daily news. – Alma Guillermoprieto

68361. The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68362. When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68363. What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy? – Ursula K. Le Guin

68364. We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68365. To oppose something is to maintain it. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68366. To light a candle is to cast a shadow. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68367. There are no right answers to wrong questions. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68368. The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68369. The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68370. The creative adult is the child who has survived. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68371. My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68372. Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68373. Love does not just sit there, like a stone; it had to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68374. It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68375. It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68376. It had never occurred to me before that music and thinking are so much alike. In fact you could say music is another way of thinking, or maybe thinking is another kind of music. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68377. Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68378. If you want your writing to be taken seriously, don’t marry and have kids, and above all, don’t die. But if you have to die, commit suicide. They approve of that. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68379. If you see a whole thing – it seems that it’s always beautiful. Planets, lives… But up close a world’s all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life’s a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68380. If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68381. I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68382. He is far too intelligent to become really cerebral. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68383. Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68384. There’s a good deal in common between the mind’s eye and the TV screen, and though the TV set has all too often been the boobtube, it could be, it can be, the box of dreams. – Ursula K. Le Guin

68385. A guy who’d cheat on his wife would cheat at cards. – Texas Guinan

68386. A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country. – Texas Guinan

68387. As I said in my state of the state address, we can no longer rely on gaming and sales taxes to pay our way. Indian gaming next door in California is eroding our major industry in Nevada. – Kenny Guinn

68388. Education isn’t part of my agenda, it is my agenda. – Kenny Guinn

68389. Gaming is the backbone of Nevada’s economy. – Kenny Guinn

68390. I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention. – Kenny Guinn

68391. Make no mistake about it: Next to parents and families, our teachers are the most important influence in our children’s lives. – Kenny Guinn

68392. Nevada once again has shown double digit increases in tax revenue… Nevada continues to show economic stability with its desirable business climate and booming tourism sector. – Kenny Guinn

68393. There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home. – Kenny Guinn

68394. For those with ambition, reality is more of a creation than an unalterable certainty. – Lori Guinn

68395. Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it? – Alec Guinness

68396. I don’t know what else I could do but pretend to be an actor. – Alec Guinness

68397. A superb tenor voice, like a silver trumpet muffled in silk. – Alec Guinness

68398. Essentially, I’m a small-part actor who’s been lucky enough to play leading roles for most of his life. – Alec Guinness

68399. An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment – his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego. – Alec Guinness

68400. I’m married, which means that instead of occasionally wondering about men from afar, I actually live with one and can be constantly astounded by the strange male brain. – Cathy Guisewite

68401. The specifics of Cathy?s and my life are different now, but the basic life challenges are exactly the same. – Cathy Guisewite

68402. The specific story line that people have responded to the most has been the horror of bathing suit shopping. – Cathy Guisewite

68403. The relationship between Cathy and Mom in the strip is the one relationship drawn from real life that I have proudly never even tried to disguise. – Cathy Guisewite

68404. The biggest change in my life is that I now have to apologize for being thin. – Cathy Guisewite

68405. Otherwise, my whole career has just been flinging myself at whatever is most overdue first and letting everything else stack up. – Cathy Guisewite

68406. My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call. – Cathy Guisewite

68407. My dog was with me all the time. I talked to my dog. She was my best buddy. I shared all my secrets with her, but I don’t think I every really tried jokes out with the dog. – Cathy Guisewite

68408. Mothers send strips to daughters to make a point. Daughters smack strips down on the breakfast table to make a point. My own mom sometimes cuts a strip out and sends it to me to make sure I understand her. – Cathy Guisewite

68409. In 1976 I wrote a lot about women trying to claim the right to work. – Cathy Guisewite

68410. Imagine my surprise when, after a lifetime of teaching me to keep personal things to myself, Mom insisted my drawings were the start of a comic strip for millions of people to enjoy. – Cathy Guisewite

68411. I’m more financially successful, but it just means the shopping blunders I make are bigger now. – Cathy Guisewite

68412. I’m lucky that my real-life Mom has both a great sense of humor about herself and an amazing ability to slip into complete denial if the subject matter gets a little too close to home. – Cathy Guisewite

68413. Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I’d like more women to get to have it. I can’t think of any reason why we won’t see more syndicated female cartoonists in the future. – Cathy Guisewite

68414. A lot of married people certainly have wonderful relationships with their dogs, but when you’re single and your dog is the only other living thing in your house, it’s a really special relationship which I wanted CATHY to have. – Cathy Guisewite

68415. All parents believe their children can do the impossible. They thought it the minute we were born, and no matter how hard we’ve tried to prove them wrong, they all think it about us now. And the really annoying thing is, they’re probably right. – Cathy Guisewite

68416. I’m most proud of having created something that men never completely get. – Cathy Guisewite

68417. Because the majority of my readers are women, I feel that one public service I can provide to them is to spread the message of regular mammograms and early detection within the strip. – Cathy Guisewite

68418. I’d love to see more equal representation of female and male cartoonists on the comics page. – Cathy Guisewite

68419. Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976. – Cathy Guisewite

68420. Defy your own group. Rebel against yourself. – Cathy Guisewite

68421. Every time I get something under control in my own life, the world provides more material. – Cathy Guisewite

68422. Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups. – Cathy Guisewite

68423. I had such a close relationship with my dog, and my dog so filled the need in my life to have children that I just wanted Cathy to have that experience. – Cathy Guisewite

68424. I have an office in my house and one about five minutes from my house. I worked solely out of my house for many years, but find, with children, that I have to be in a different ZIP code to think. – Cathy Guisewite

68425. I never thought Cathy would get married in the comic strip. And I also thought I would never get married. – Cathy Guisewite

68426. Animal welfare issues have always been important to me. – Cathy Guisewite

68427. Admitting Error clears the Score, And proves you Wiser than before. – Arthur Guiterman

68428. Don’t tell your friends about your indigestion. “How are you” is a greeting, not a question. – Arthur Guiterman

68429. The little I know I owe to my ignorance. – Sacha Guitry

68430. Why is it better to love than to be loved? It is surer. – Sacha Guitry

68431. You can pretend to be serious; but you can’t pretend to be witty. – Sacha Guitry

68432. The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner for marrying you in the first place. – Sacha Guitry

68433. Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness. – Sacha Guitry

68434. I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only they would stop trying to be the same as us. – Sacha Guitry

68435. An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren’t. – Sacha Guitry

68436. A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands. – Sacha Guitry

68437. When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her. – Sacha Guitry

68438. The best way to turn a woman’s head is to tell her she has a beautiful profile. – Sacha Guitry

68439. Originality exists in every individual because each of us differs from the others. We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves. – Jean Guitton

68440. We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves. – Jean Guitton

68441. The spirit of revolution, the spirit of insurrection, is a spirit radically opposed to liberty. – Francois Guizot

68442. The best number for a dinner party is two; myself and a dam’ good head waiter. – Nubar Gulbenkian

68443. It’s fun to come back to the town where I went to school and see all the new Wildcat players. – Natalie Gulbis

68444. The Longs event was the first LPGA event that I played in 8 years ago. – Natalie Gulbis

68445. Pebble Beach. It is tough and the lay out is amazing. – Natalie Gulbis

68446. Nancy Lopez has always been a role model of mine… so to have the opportunity to play for her and spend time with her has been amazing. – Natalie Gulbis

68447. My first calendar was a combination of photos taken from different shoots including golf and casual. – Natalie Gulbis

68448. You learn so much from competition you gain confidence every time you have to step up and perform. – Natalie Gulbis

68449. My 2005 calendar we actually did a shoot in Lake Las Vegas. Since I had requests do some swimwear and athletic shots we tried them and they came out good so we inserted them into the new calendar. – Natalie Gulbis

68450. When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder. – Natalie Gulbis

68451. I stopped playing in Jr. events when I was 12 and played women’s. – Natalie Gulbis

68452. I played with Annika today. I love being paired with her. She does not make many mental mistakes, and she has the ability to repeat her swing over and over and wears people down. – Natalie Gulbis

68453. I love to be in front of big galleries. – Natalie Gulbis

68454. I have worked hard to improve my consistency in my driving, irons, short game, and putting. – Natalie Gulbis

68455. I enjoy watching Fear Factor, Newlyweds and American Idol as far as reality TV shows go. – Natalie Gulbis

68456. Hawaii was beautiful of course, we played at Turtle Bay an amazing resort right on the ocean. – Natalie Gulbis

68457. As many of you know I travel a good bit and do not get to see my friends and family as much as I would like. – Natalie Gulbis

68458. As far as my journal, I want to share tour life with my fans. – Natalie Gulbis

68459. My father got me involved in the game when I was four years old. – Natalie Gulbis

68460. It had been almost 30 years since the LPGA has played in Mexico. We are definitely looking forward to playing there next year and also coming back to play in Mexico in a month or so. – Natalie Gulbis

68461. To play Holland, you have to play the Dutch. – Ruud Gullit

68462. It’s not that I dislike many people. It’s just that I don’t like many people. – Bryant Gumbel

68463. There is a lot to life, and a lot more than just television to life. – Bryant Gumbel

68464. I could give you some names of Workshop participants who are as good as many who are being published but haven’t had the right editor recognize their merit or have not been adequately published. – James Gunn

68465. I don’t know if there is any one secret to successful writing, but one important step is to move beyond imitation and discover what you can write that no one else can – that is, find out who you are and write that in an appropriate narrative and style. – James Gunn

68466. I hope I’m still alive to see an expedition set off for Mars. – James Gunn

68467. I prefer to bring these to the service of story rather than to let them replace narrative. – James Gunn

68468. In hard-core science fiction in which characters are responding to a change in environment, caused by nature or the universe or technology, what readers want to see is how people cope, and so the character are present to cope, or fail to cope. – James Gunn

68469. It also is true that some ideas naturally work themselves out over a longer period of time than a single human life can encompass. – James Gunn

68470. One should be willing to throw away a dozen ideas to come up with a good one, just as one should throw away a dozen words to come up with the right one. – James Gunn

68471. That certainly is one approach to take. My own is to acknowledge the inner child and try to work with my first fascination with science fiction. I have tried to build on its idea content and narrative drive rather than to discard them. – James Gunn

68472. While I don’t satisfy my curiosity about the way I work, I’m terribly curious about the way other poets work. But I would think that’s true about many of us. – Thom Gunn

68473. There have been two popular subjects for poetry in the last few decades: the Vietnam War and AIDS, about both of which almost all of us have felt deeply. – Thom Gunn

68474. Deep feeling doesn’t make for good poetry. A way with language would be a bit of help. – Thom Gunn

68475. Ginsberg’s Collected Poems contains a wonderful poem about making it with Neal Cassady. – Thom Gunn

68476. I admired what my students were writing, but I think their improvement doesn’t directly result from me but from being in a class, being with each other. – Thom Gunn

68477. I deliberately decided to write a kind of guide to leather bars for straight people, for people not into leather, so that people could see what it was all about. – Thom Gunn

68478. When I was an undergraduate I had very badly annotated editions of Shakespeare’s sonnets, all of which left out the important fact that will has a sexual sense in Shakespeare’s sonnets. – Thom Gunn

68479. When I first started to write, I was aware of being queer, but I didn’t write about it. Queer poems would probably not have been accepted by the editors I sent them to. – Thom Gunn

68480. When I first started teaching at Berkeley in 1958, I could not announce that I was gay to anybody, though probably quite a few of my fellow teachers knew. – Thom Gunn

68481. We tend to put poems into factions. And it restricts our reading. – Thom Gunn

68482. As humans we look at things and think about what we’ve looked at. We treasure it in a kind of private art gallery. – Thom Gunn

68483. We control the content of our dreams. – Thom Gunn

68484. My old teacher’s definition of poetry is an attempt to understand. – Thom Gunn

68485. Many of my poems are not sexual. – Thom Gunn

68486. I deliberately wrote a poem in my last book where I was suggesting that there are other passions as great as or more important than the passion of sex. – Thom Gunn

68487. I don’t know how to sit outside myself and test against a hypothetical self who stayed home. – Thom Gunn

68488. I try not to observe myself in the process of composing a poem because I don’t want to come up with a formula, which I would then be unscrupulous in using. – Thom Gunn

68489. We learned in the university to consider Wordsworth and Keats as Romantics. They were only a generation apart, but Wordsworth didn’t even read Keats’s book when he gave him a copy. – Thom Gunn

68490. It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the ’50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change! – Thom Gunn

68491. I was much influenced by Jean-Paul Sartre. – Thom Gunn

68492. I was reading the poems of Rochester. Rochester made himself out to be bisexual, but I think that was only to shock. Most of his poetry is sexual, even pornographic. – Thom Gunn

68493. I was at a benefit for some imprisoned students in the ’60s at San Francisco State, and there were lots of poets reading for the benefit: one was Elizabeth Bishop. – Thom Gunn

68494. I think most men, heterosexual and homosexual, enjoy being considered sexual objects. – Thom Gunn

68495. I haven’t written anything in four years. I’m sort of dried up. – Thom Gunn

68496. I notice that students, particularly for gay students, it’s too easy to write about my last trick or something. It’s not very interesting to the reader. – Thom Gunn

68497. I had assumed that I would age with all my friends growing old around me, dying off very gradually one by one. And here was a plague that cut them off so early. – Thom Gunn

68498. I work best in rhyme and meter. I was most confident of myself in that way. – Thom Gunn

68499. I don’t think of sex as a self-destructive impulse. – Thom Gunn

68500. A precisely made iron chain 22 yards in length consisting of 100 links. – Edmund Gunter

68501. The first essence of journalism is to know what you want to know, the second, is to find out who will tell you. – John Gunther

68502. What interested me was not news, but appraisal. What I sought was to grasp the flavor of a man, his texture, his impact, what he stood for, what he believed in, what made him what he was and what color he gave to the fabric of his time. – John Gunther

68503. There are no generalizations in American politics that vested selfishness cannot cut through. – John Gunther

68504. The last copy of the Chicago Daily News I picked up had three crime stories on its front page. But by comparison to the gaudy days, this is small-time stuff. Chicago is as full of crooks as a saw with teeth, but the era when they ruled the city is gone forever. – John Gunther

68505. Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea. – John Gunther

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68506. One travels like a golf ball, hopping from green to green. – John Gunther

68507. It’s the equivalent of putting on the brakes suddenly while driving uphill. – John Gunther

68508. All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast. – John Gunther

68509. If a man’s from Texas, he’ll tell you. If he’s not, why embarrass him by asking? – John Gunther

68510. Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave. – G. I. Gurdjieff

68511. It is the greatest mistake to think that man is always one and the same. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour. – G. I. Gurdjieff

68512. Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he “lives” his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy. – G. I. Gurdjieff

68513. If you want to lose your faith, make friends with a priest. – G. I. Gurdjieff

68514. Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books. – G. I. Gurdjieff

68515. A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering. – G. I. Gurdjieff

68516. A “sin” is something which is not necessary. – G. I. Gurdjieff

68517. In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him. – G. I. Gurdjieff

68518. A “sin” is something which is not necessary. – George Gurdjieff

68519. Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he lives his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy. – George Gurdjieff

68520. Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine. – George Gurdjieff

68521. Laughter relieves us of superfluous energy, which, if it remained unused, might become negative, that is, poison. Laughter is the antidote. – George Gurdjieff

68522. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour. – George Gurdjieff

68523. A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows. – George Gurdjieff

68524. The great Jewish scientists and philosophers of the last few generations – Spinoza, Einstein, Freud, Robert Oppenheimer and others – were natives of Europe and America. – David Ben Gurion

68525. Courage is… the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared. – David Ben Gurion

68526. If an expert says it can’t be done, get another expert. – David Ben Gurion

68527. In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles. – David Ben Gurion

68528. Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world – the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism. – David Ben Gurion

68529. Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared. – David Ben Gurion

68530. Suffering makes a people greater, and we have suffered much. We had a message to give the world, but we were overwhelmed, and the message was cut off in the middle. In time there will be millions of us – becoming stronger and stronger – and we will complete the message. – David Ben Gurion

68531. There are eleven million Jews in the world. I don’t say that all of them will come here, but I expect several million, and with natural increase I can quite imagine a Jewish state of ten million. – David Ben Gurion

68532. Thought is a strenuous art – few practice it, and then only at rare times. – David Ben Gurion

68533. Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere: from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen… Their faith is their passport. – David Ben Gurion

68534. Anyone who believes you can’t change history has never tried to write his memoirs. – David Ben Gurion

68535. Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence. – David Ben Gurion

68536. Anyone who doesn’t believe in miracles is not a realist. – David Ben Gurion

68537. The devil had as good have let Paul alone, for he no sooner comes into prison but he falls a preaching, at which the gates of Satan’s prison fly open, and poor sinners come forth. – William Gurnall

68538. Humble souls are fearful of their own strength. – William Gurnall

68539. Humility is a necessary veil to all other graces. – William Gurnall

68540. In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ. – William Gurnall

68541. It is not only our duty to pray for others, but also to desire the prayers of others for ourselves. – William Gurnall

68542. We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince’s hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner’s hand. – William Gurnall

68543. Justifying faith is not a naked assent to the truths of the gospel. – William Gurnall

68544. The soldier is summoned to a life of active duty and so is the Christian. – William Gurnall

68545. The grace thou hast will soon be less, if thou addest not more to it. – William Gurnall

68546. Great comforts do, indeed, bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree of it; the weak child is oftener in the lap than the strong one. – William Gurnall

68547. The Christian must trust in a withdrawing God. – William Gurnall

68548. Of all creatures in this visible world, light is the most glorious; of all light, the light of the sun without compare excels the rest. – William Gurnall

68549. Never was a faithful prayer lost. Some prayers have a longer voyage than others, but then they return with their richer lading at last, so that the praying soul is a gainer by waiting for an answer. – William Gurnall

68550. Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin. – William Gurnall

68551. Let your hope of heaven master your fear of death. – William Gurnall

68552. The sins of teachers are the teachers of sin. – William Gurnall

68553. God’s wounds cure, sin’s kisses kill. – William Gurnall

68554. God hath made it a debt which one saint owes to another to carry their names to a throne of grace. – William Gurnall

68555. Compare Scripture with Scripture. False doctrines, like false witnesses, agree not among themselves. – William Gurnall

68556. Compare not thyself with those that have less than thyself, but look on those that have far exceeded thee. – William Gurnall

68557. Christ bears with the saints’ imperfections; well may the saints one with another. – William Gurnall

68558. All the plots of hell and commotions on earth have not so much as shaken God’s hand to spoil one letter or line he has been drawing. – William Gurnall

68559. And while God had work for Paul, he found him friends both in court and prison. Let persecutors send saints to prison, God can provide a keeper for their turn. – William Gurnall

68560. Godliness, as well as the doctrine of our faith, is a mystery. – William Gurnall

68561. Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect. – Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

68562. I believe that when people have an occupation that allows them to provide for their families, the social dimension of human nature will emerge instinctively and lead people to help and organize others less privileged. – Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

68563. After so much suffering, after enduring so much sacrifice, sanctioned and embraced by our people, what is it that the people of East Timor expect as a result of independence? – Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

68564. It is not enough to receive support, no matter, how needed it may be. It is fundamental to know how to receive this support and ensure that its result is exponential. – Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

68565. Opportunity knocked. My doorman threw him out. – Adrienne Gusoff

68566. If the shoe fits, it’s too expensive. – Adrienne Gusoff

68567. Not only is life a bitch, but it is always having puppies. – Adrienne Gusoff

68568. Though the clown is often deadpan, he is a connoisseur of laughter. – Mel Gussow

68569. Painting is an illusion, a piece of magic, so what you see is not what you see. – Philip Guston

68570. I am a night painter, so when I come into the studio the next morning the delirium is over. – Philip Guston

68571. In my experience a painting is not made with colors and paint at all. I don’t know what a painting is; who knows what sets off even the desire to paint? – Philip Guston

68572. Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It’s the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe. – Philip Guston

68573. Painting seems like some kind of peculiar miracle that I need to have again and again. – Philip Guston

68574. The painting is not on a surface, but on a plane which is imagined. It moves in a mind. It is not there physically at all. It is an illusion, a piece of magic, so that what you see is not what you see. – Philip Guston

68575. I don’t know what a painting is; who knows what sets off even the desire to paint? It might be things, thoughts, a memory, sensations, which have nothing to do directly with painting itself. They can come from anything and anywhere. – Philip Guston

68576. To paint is a possessing rather than a picturing. – Philip Guston

68577. Usually I am on a work for a long stretch, until a moment arrives when the air of the arbitrary vanishes, and the paint falls into positions that feel destined. – Philip Guston

68578. Look at any inspired painting. It’s like a gong sounding; it puts you in a state of reverberation. – Philip Guston

68579. I often heard about his cases and I often sat in on his trials. In the late 1960s when I was growing up I wanted to be a crusader like him but I didn’t want to wear a suit and commute. – David Guterson

68580. I think of myself as a really happy person. – David Guterson

68581. My father is a practicing criminal law attorney in the Seattle area. – David Guterson

68582. My book is traditional. It runs counter to the post-modern spirit. – David Guterson

68583. It’s a brooding melancholy that haunts me. – David Guterson

68584. It doesn’t matter who you are, how many awards you’ve won, how popular you are, or how much critical acclaim you’ve had. – David Guterson

68585. I’m not an urban person. – David Guterson

68586. I’m interested in themes that endure from generation to generation. – David Guterson

68587. I write because something inner and unconscious forces me to. That is the first compulsion. The second is one of ethical and moral duty. I feel responsible to tell stories that inspire readers to consider more deeply who they are. – David Guterson

68588. I was totally absorbed in the real world, the politics, the history, the news, and I just couldn’t find my way into the fictional world… When I finally could return to writing the novel, it was in fits and starts. – David Guterson

68589. I was born in Washington State and have lived here for 42 plus years. – David Guterson

68590. I think you have an obligation to share what you know as a writer. – David Guterson

68591. Post-modernism is dead because it didn’t address human needs. – David Guterson

68592. I have traveled the entire state and spent a lot of time out of doors. So I have known the landscape of the Columbia Basin for quite a while, and I have had this strong feeling about it for many years. – David Guterson

68593. I grew up in Seattle, but I always knew I wanted to leave. – David Guterson

68594. I became paralyzed as an artist with writer’s block. – David Guterson

68595. Hemingway said the only way to write about a place is to leave it. – David Guterson

68596. Fiction is socially meaningful. – David Guterson

68597. Everybody has a world, and that world is completely hidden until we begin to inquire. As soon as we do, that entire world opens to us and yields itself. And you see how full and complex it is. – David Guterson

68598. Even though I may not intend it when I set out to write the book, these places just emerge as major players in what I’m doing, almost as if they are insisting on it. – David Guterson

68599. Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine, in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men. That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young. – David Guterson

68600. Cities produce in me melancholy or a tension I don’t need. – David Guterson

68601. At one level you’re condemned to the voice you have. But within those confines, you have a certain amount of freedom to range among your possible voices. – David Guterson

68602. I have relaxed into my persona as an author, although I used to fight that. – David Guterson

68603. I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged. – David Guterson

68604. Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me. – David Guterson

68605. There’s a certain nostalgia and romance in a place you left. – David Guterson

68606. Time made me change. I gradually woke up to the realization that this is who I am, an author, a public figure, and I couldn’t just hide in my study, tapping away at the keyboard and pretend that I didn’t have a role to play beyond stringing words together. – David Guterson

68607. What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity. I don’t feel required to grasp all the time. – David Guterson

68608. What sustains me is to be with my family and to write. – David Guterson

68609. When I went to college I took a creative writing class and decided in a week to be a writer. – David Guterson

68610. When it comes time to sit down and write the next book, you’re deathly afraid that you’re not up to the task. That was certainly the case with me after Snow Falling on Cedars. – David Guterson

68611. The real question is: How do you react? What do you do next? Evade responsibilities? Bury yourself in work? What do you do? All three of my novels take up that question, although none gives an answer. – David Guterson

68612. We would turn everything into songs in those days. – Arlo Guthrie

68613. You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in. – Arlo Guthrie

68614. Building walls isn’t going to work in the long run. Some people are happy with the wall in Israel, but somebody will get a weapon someday and knock it over or something. Walls aren’t the answer between countries, though. – Arlo Guthrie

68615. But think of the last guy. For one minute, think of the last guy. Nobody’s got it worse than that guy. Nobody in the whole world. – Arlo Guthrie

68616. Everyone has a responsibility to not only tolerate another person’s point of view, but also to accept it eagerly as a challenge to your own understanding. And express those challenges in terms of serving other people. – Arlo Guthrie

68617. Greed and globalization aren’t just America’s fault. – Arlo Guthrie

68618. I don’t want a pickle, just want to ride on my motorsickle. – Arlo Guthrie

68619. I’d rather have friends who care than friends who agree with me. – Arlo Guthrie

68620. The death of what’s dead is the birth of what’s living. – Arlo Guthrie

68621. There are people all over the world who are willing to exploit others. You can’t just point the finger at America. – Arlo Guthrie

68622. We live in an increasingly sophisticated world that makes it difficult to make simple comments on stuff. There are too many people on both sides of the border who are taking advantage of circumstances and the situation. – Arlo Guthrie

68623. You get people talking about being worried about their art, and dances… their culture being wiped out or taken over, and yet these same people are taking advantage of their people to use them as cheap labour. – Arlo Guthrie

68624. There’s only one God. Call him whatever you want. – Arlo Guthrie

68625. As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster. – Thomas Guthrie

68626. Do it now. It is not safe to leave a generous feeling to the cooling influences of the world. – Thomas Guthrie

68627. The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people. – Thomas Guthrie

68628. This land is your land, this land is my land, From California to the New York Island. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me. – Woody Guthrie

68629. If you play more than two chords, you’re showing off. – Woody Guthrie

68630. Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don’t change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow. – Woody Guthrie

68631. Left wing, chicken wing, it don’t make no difference to me. – Woody Guthrie

68632. We watched the U.S. citizenship immigration services web site in March. They had six million, two hundred thousand hits, and two million people downloaded applications for citizenship. So what we’re doing is attempting to help people in that process. – Luis Gutierrez

68633. Let me respond with a few points, the first being that all immigrants pay taxes, income taxes, property taxes, sales taxes, gasoline taxes, cigarette taxes, every tax when they make a purchase. – Luis Gutierrez

68634. Mr. Speaker, Americans want, need, and rightfully expect Congress to protect them from the prying eyes of identity thieves and give them back control of their Social Security numbers and personal health information. – Luis Gutierrez

68635. Because the truth is, today’s immigrants, as they have for generation after generation, work the longest hours at the hardest jobs for the lowest pay, jobs that are just about impossible to fill. – Luis Gutierrez

68636. Mr. Speaker, our Nation depends on immigrants’ labor, and I hope we can create an immigration system as dependable as they are. – Luis Gutierrez

68637. As far as income tax payments go, sources vary in their accounts, but a range of studies find that immigrants pay between $90 billion and $140 billion in Federal, State, and local taxes. – Luis Gutierrez

68638. Uncertainty and fear and ignorance about immigrants, about people who are different, has a history as old as our Nation. – Luis Gutierrez

68639. Are we going to go out and arrest and detain and deport 11 million people? Nobody would argue that that is what we are going to do, because we have never demonstrated the political will to do that, nor have we ever committed the requisite resources to do that. – Luis Gutierrez

68640. And they do those jobs not because they want to take away anything from America, but because they want to give their skills, their sweat, their labor, for a better life and to help build a better America, just as those who came before them. – Luis Gutierrez

68641. And let us not forget the Social Security system. Recent studies show that undocumented workers sustain the Social Security system with a subsidy as much as $7 billion a year. Let me repeat that: $7 billion a year. – Luis Gutierrez

68642. According to the study, approximately 16.7 million U.S. workers born in Latin America had a combined gross income of $450 billion last year, of which 93 percent was spent locally. – Luis Gutierrez

68643. It is not new or unusual for the real Americans, meaning those immigrants who came to America a little bit longer ago, to fear the outsiders, the pretenders, the newcomers. – Luis Gutierrez

68644. According to the Privacy Rights Center, up to 10 million Americans are victims of ID theft each year. They have a right to be notified when their most sensitive health data is stolen. – Luis Gutierrez

68645. A gay man can be friends with a straight man. That can happen. – Steve Guttenberg

68646. Directing is a tremendous art. – Steve Guttenberg

68647. Every film can be fun, even if it’s a terror. – Steve Guttenberg

68648. Everyone keeps asking me, What are you doing? I say, Why do I need to do anything? I’m rich. – Steve Guttenberg

68649. A career is a series of ups and downs, of comebacks. – Steve Guttenberg

68650. You can tell when you’re in a hit. – Steve Guttenberg

68651. It’s good Xerox is known for its copying machines, and it’s good Jim Carrey is known for comedy. – Steve Guttenberg

68652. Let’s look at people as artists and try to support them; just because Picasso painted a couple of bad paintings, that’s no reason to say he’s a lousy painter. – Steve Guttenberg

68653. No matter how bad your life gets, you can always turn it around. – Steve Guttenberg

68654. Someone’s just told me the English are still trying to take over the United States – is that true? – Steve Guttenberg

68655. The allure of Hollywood is huge when you don’t know anything. You don’t know the knives behind the smiles. – Steve Guttenberg

68656. Typecasting is a good thing. It’s good to be known for what you do. – Steve Guttenberg

68657. Unless you’re Jack Lemmon or Cary Grant, there are few guys who can do comedy and drama. – Steve Guttenberg

68658. In Utah, there are no bad things in the water there. It’s just smooth, really beautiful. – Steve Guttenberg

68659. When you’re starting out as an actor, there isn’t much food around. I was lucky to have a hit pretty early on. I didn’t starve too long. – Steve Guttenberg

68660. There are 100,000 actors in the Screen Actors Guild. Only 2,000 of them make more than $75,000 a year. – Steve Guttenberg

68661. You never know who’s going to become your friend. Friends are always chance meetings. – Steve Guttenberg

68662. When people are nasty, it gets everybody’s attention, and it gives them a name. – Steve Guttenberg

68663. I’m somebody who deserves to be supported and encouraged to continue my work because I have a lot to give. – Steve Guttenberg

68664. Underneath all the skin, we’re all the same. – Steve Guttenberg

68665. From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other actor in the Screen Actors Guild, apart from Gene Hackman. – Steve Guttenberg

68666. I love the fame and the money and the power. You have to keep working to have that. – Steve Guttenberg

68667. I’m lucky to be in this business. I’m very grateful. – Steve Guttenberg

68668. I’m not bragging but my movies have grossed well over a billion dollars. – Steve Guttenberg

68669. If you’re an underdog, mentally disabled, physically disabled, if you don’t fit in, if you’re not as pretty as the others, you can still be a hero. – Steve Guttenberg

68670. I’m not going to say, I’m an actor and I’m changing the world. Who cares? – Steve Guttenberg

68671. For 15 years I did two to three movies a year, sometimes four. I didn’t get to spend time building my personal life. – Steve Guttenberg

68672. I’m somebody who’s really contributed to culture. Popular culture. – Steve Guttenberg

68673. I’m sure if you dig deep, Joe and Ralph Fiennes do it because they want to be noticed. – Steve Guttenberg

68674. I’ve made a lot of people a lot of money, and I’ve made a lot of people really happy. I’ve entertained millions and millions of people. – Steve Guttenberg

68675. I’ve only had good experiences with actors. Starring next to them and directing them, for the most part they’re all inspiring, special people. – Steve Guttenberg

68676. If you put down a list of jobs, doctor, lawyer, janitor, teacher or movie star, everybody would pick the movie star. And why? So you could lie around the pool, drink margaritas and send money to your parents. So that’s what I did. – Steve Guttenberg

68677. I’ve never missed a gig yet. Music makes people happy, and that’s why I go on doing it – I like to see everybody smile. – Buddy Guy

68678. Listen to the lyrics – we’re singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife! – Buddy Guy

68679. Why did they keep changing guitars and amplifiers when they were perfect? They did the same things with cars, if you ask me. They forgot how to make them right, because they focused on style and bells and whistles. – Buddy Guy

68680. Everyone thinks because you’re from the south you know everyone down there, but it’s not like that; I never knew nothing about no Mississippi. – Buddy Guy

68681. I’m going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I’m not gonna get three strikes. I’ve been living by myself for five years and I’m very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to. – Buddy Guy

68682. Once I was checking to hotel and a couple saw my ring with Blues on it. They said, ‘You play blues. That music is so sad.’ I gave them tickets to the show, and they came up afterwards and said, ‘You didn’t play one sad song.’ – Buddy Guy

68683. We are a complex species to observe. – Jasmine Guy

68684. One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love, one gay pride rally at a time. – Jasmine Guy

68685. That made me feel good, not to go to a resort where outside the door is extreme poverty. – Jasmine Guy

68686. The building of friendship, family, community and love is complicated. We are so isolated in this country, no longer supported by tribes and villages. – Jasmine Guy

68687. The kitchen may not get cleaned, and I have to accept that. I do the important things. – Jasmine Guy

68688. The more confident one becomes, the less one needs all people to be the same. – Jasmine Guy

68689. The state and the church seldom approve of anything I do. I don’t need their approval. I don’t aspire to the heterosexual nuclear family model. – Jasmine Guy

68690. There is no sexuality that is greater or lesser than another. – Jasmine Guy

68691. We gave up having a TV last year. I am out of the loop. Life is way better than TV. I recommend it to anyone who has forgotten they have one. – Jasmine Guy

68692. You tend to be afraid when someone seems foreign to you. But if you aren’t careful, that can lead to bigotry. – Jasmine Guy

68693. Young people discovering their sexuality must know they walk with a strong tradition and that they are not alone. They have a right to information without being pressured. – Jasmine Guy

68694. Life is way better than TV. I recommend it to anyone who has forgotten they have one. – Jasmine Guy

68695. It seems to me the most important issue in the LGBT community is the right to be queer-the right to be free of the heterosexual assumption. – Jasmine Guy

68696. There are brilliant out lesbians and gay men and bisexuals and transgendered people and heterosexuals keeping the fire of change alive. Not a day goes by when I don’t feel grateful to them for their work. – Jasmine Guy

68697. Anything that is non-violent is OK with me. – Jasmine Guy

68698. An activist is one who is actively involved in creating community, whether that is locally in their neighborhood or internationally. It is an admirable quality. – Jasmine Guy

68699. If one is desperate for love, I suggest looking at one’s friends and family and see if love is all around. If not, get a new set of friends, a new family. – Jasmine Guy

68700. It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment. – Jasmine Guy

68701. If black people mistrust white people, they are mistrusting racism, and that is appropriate. – Jasmine Guy

68702. I want word of mouth to be our biggest voice. – Jasmine Guy

68703. I meet so many people, but I don’t know anybody. – Jasmine Guy

68704. I have often felt bad that I am not great at any one thing. Like just a super super singer. Or the Gregory Hines of something. – Jasmine Guy

68705. I don’t much care who is gay or straight or married or not. I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry. – Jasmine Guy

68706. I believe people who practice their beliefs in daily life are activists. – Jasmine Guy

68707. I am very sad for men and women trapped in any relationship where there is cruelty, dominance, inequity. I long for the liberation of all people. – Jasmine Guy

68708. I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what. The rest is public relations. – Jasmine Guy

68709. Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity. – Jasmine Guy

68710. As the middle begins to feel safe enough to accept some of the so-called radical thinking, ideas move to the middle and a new edge is created. – Jasmine Guy

68711. People in power need to control others in order to maintain power. One of the ways to do that is to take that which is threatening and demonize it. – Jasmine Guy

68712. If one has not given everything, one has given nothing. – Georges Guynemer

68713. I think part of the problem is the education system doesn’t work – it’s not accountable. – Luis Guzman

68714. I think the Lower East Side inspires me. That whole neighborhood, a lot of the people that I worked with, seeing what we’ve gone through in life, being given an opportunity to understand who I am; my identity, my culture, and my roots. – Luis Guzman

68715. If I want my children to learn what bomba and plena is, I will teach them. – Luis Guzman

68716. It’s ok to show all your colors. – Luis Guzman

68717. TV is not a baby sitter. – Luis Guzman

68718. Well, PT Anderson sent me a script of Boogie Nights which I let lay around my house for about three months, then one day I’m cleaning my office and decided that I’d better read this before the guy calls me back. I never put it down, bro. – Luis Guzman

68719. I always wondered if you clone your wife and have the cloned wife on the moon and the real wife down here, would that be considered cheating? – Luis Guzman

68720. Remember these two things: play hard and have fun. – Tony Gwynn

68721. Outside of the mindless sitcoms that the networks thrive on, people able to think generally consider most entertainment is escape in one form or another. – Gary Gygax

68722. There’s a call to adventure. It’s something in the inner psyche of humanity, particularly males. – Gary Gygax

68723. There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you’re involved in, whether it’s a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things. – Gary Gygax

68724. The secret we should never let the gamemasters know is that they don’t need any rules. – Gary Gygax

68725. The essence of a role-playing game is that it is a group, cooperative experience. – Gary Gygax

68726. When AI approximates Machine Intelligence, then many online and computer-run RPGs will move towards actual RPG activity. Nonetheless, that will not replace the experience of ‘being there,’ any more than seeing a theatrical motion picture can replace the stage play. – Gary Gygax

68727. Of course as children, we all, in all cultures and societies, learn behavior from observation, imitation, and encouragement of various kinds. So by the suggestion made, we all ‘pretend’ most of the time. – Gary Gygax

68728. I wasn’t popular in the home office because I wasn’t chicken. I’m just a risk taker. I have gut instincts. – Gary Gygax

68729. I foresee online gaming changing when there are good audio-visual links connecting the participants, thus approximating play in a face-to-face group. – Gary Gygax

68730. Gaming in general is a male thing. It isn’t that gaming is designed to exclude women. Everybody who’s tried to design a game to interest a large female audience has failed. And I think that has to do with the different thinking processes of men and women. – Gary Gygax

68731. Somebody said they threw their copy of Dungeons and Dragons into the fire, and it screamed. It’s a game! The magic spells in it are as real as the gold. Try retiring on that stuff. – Gary Gygax

68732. Random chance plays a huge part in everybody’s life. – Gary Gygax

68733. I’m like, ‘What world am I living in?’ Aren’t movies made to have something to say? Why make a movie if you don’t have something to say? What are you doing it for? Are you doing it because you want to make a lot of money? – Jake Gyllenhaal

68734. We were talking about the kissing in the movie just recently. Clearly, it’s pretty challenging material, but Ang said two men herding sheep was far more sexual than two men having sex on screen. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68735. The best thing that I got was rehearsing with my father. It was always about the process of figuring things out, and trying something new, and having another take on something and keeping it alive. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68736. If you’re going to spend seven months of your life – for me seven months, for Roland Emmerich, 3, 4, 5 years of his life – doing something, I think you have to have something to say. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68737. I’m going to continue doing what I want to do. And if it means I want to go and make a big movie, if it has something to say, I will want to make it. I don’t want to spend my life wasting my time. If it’s a big movie, I want to do it. If it’s a small movie, I want to do it. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68738. Every man goes through a period of thinking they’re attracted to another guy. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68739. Even as an actor, I think like a storyteller. My parents raised us to look at the script. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68740. Don’t listen to what anybody says except the people who encourage you. If it’s what you want to do and it’s within yourself, then keep going and try to do it for the rest of your life. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68741. Crazy people don’t sit around wondering if they’re nuts. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68742. Chris Cooper once told me to never have any regrets. After Chris said that to me, I walk into every scene thinking, ‘exhaust every possibility.’ Once you get to a certain place, it’s like you just deliver everything you’ve got. Don’t have any regrets. It pops up in my mind over and over and over again. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68743. I grew up in a family where many of our close friends were gay couples. As well as that, every man goes through a period of thinking they’re attracted to another guy. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68744. It’s funny to me that people find other people getting coffee really interesting, or walking their dog in the dog park. – Jake Gyllenhaal

68745. You’re not going to do good work if you’re not choosing something because it inspires you. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68746. I’m still trying to figure out what the right line is between myself and the people I play. Sometimes I go too far one way or too far the other. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68747. Most people are interested in seeing 27-year-old women who are in movies somehow connected to sex. It’s interesting to everyone. Especially little movies that are having trouble getting made, there’s always sex. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68748. On a film, I was always acting. I was either changing my clothes really quickly and wiping off the lipstick and putting on the other lipstick and then working constantly, constantly. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68749. Ten years ago, it was really difficult for a young actress to walk onto a set and disagree with the director and having that be OK and have a conversation about it and everyone be cool with it. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68750. There was something to me that was really compelling about that woman, already knowing she couldn’t get pregnant. When I made that movie I was maybe 24, and to be 24 and already know you can’t get pregnant, that was really interesting to me. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68751. We were lounging around in this beautiful house in LA, and I’m coming from NY, so sometimes when we weren’t working I would just sit on those folding chairs. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68752. You have a right to your opinion about the work that you’re doing. An artist is as equally important as the director. If you believe that, you can work in any circumstances. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68753. I don’t see that many movies lately that are actually about something, that are trying to challenge something about the way that people interact. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68754. I want to have some effect on the way the world works in whatever way I can, and I also want to have the power to help get the movies that I think are important made. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68755. Who can I trust? You have to invest in somebody and chances are you’re probably going to invest in somebody who’s going to deceive you. I’ve been conned a couple of times, but now I’m a little more savvy. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68756. Having an education is invaluable. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

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68757. A play is much easier to maintain your personal life with because if you’re rehearsing, you’re working like from 11 to 6 or 11 to 5 and you get to have your whole morning and your whole evening. When you’re doing the play, you have all day. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68758. I feel there is no shortage of real interesting women’s roles. But I found them and did all of them just now. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68759. I feel so gratified about having finished college. I learned how to articulate myself. It gave me confidence more than anything. And also the ability to analyze the text. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68760. A big part of being an actress specifically is feeling entitled to your artistic opinion, feeling that it means something, and being able to stand by it. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68761. I liked that idea. Someone who’s trying to perform herself and not succeeding. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68762. I made a movie where I played a girl that just got out of prison and we shot it very very quickly but very intensely-that took me a long time to get over. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68763. I studied English literature; I took 2 independent religion classes, but I wasn’t a religion major really. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68764. I think Secretary’s funny, it is about sex, and there’s a lot of sex in it, sex is the key, but you’re talking about a lot of other complicated things. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68765. I think sex is very interesting for most people, but I’m interested in sex as a way of communication, I’m not that interested in the fantasy version of a sex scene. – Maggie Gyllenhaal

68766. Whatever man does he must do first in his mind. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68767. So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato, which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown. I did this in the hope of discovering, through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68768. Without energy life would be extinguished instantaneously, and the cellular fabric would collapse. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68769. Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68770. This oxidation of hydrogen in stages seems to be one of the basic principles of biological oxidation. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68771. This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68772. The source of this energy is the sun’s radiation. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68773. The real scientist is ready to bear privation and, if need be, starvation rather than let anyone dictate to him which direction his work must take. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68774. The foodstuff, carbohydrate, is essentially a packet of hydrogen, a hydrogen supplier, a hydrogen donor, and the main event during its combustion is the splitting off of hydrogen. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68775. Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68776. Investigations during the last few decades have brought hydrogen instead of carbon, and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life, into the foreground. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68777. I am the son of a small and far-away nation and the other laureates have all come from different countries from all over the world and we all were equally received here with signs of sympathy. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68778. Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain, attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal, which we are clever enough to release, but whose consequences we cannot comprehend. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68779. Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68780. Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68781. A vitamin is a substance that makes you ill if you don’t eat it. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68782. A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68783. A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions, but also for the maintenance of its structure. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68784. Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought. – Albert Szent Gyorgyi

68785. You should be able to have good matches against anybody. – Charlie Haas

68786. They called to tell me that I was going to be returning to RAW. I left immediately to run home and tell Jackie. She said, I have some news for you-I’m expecting. – Charlie Haas

68787. With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will. – Ernst Haas

68788. There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are. – Ernst Haas

68789. I am not interested in shooting new things – I am interested to see things new. – Ernst Haas

68790. All I wanted was to connect my moods with those of Paris. Beauty paints and when it painted most, I shot. – Ernst Haas

68791. A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it? – Ernst Haas

68792. It’s cool to play a sinister bad guy who also has a human side. – Lukas Haas

68793. On a low-budget film, you don’t have all the luxuries. – Lukas Haas

68794. Material Girls was so different for me, I’d never done a teen movie. – Lukas Haas

68795. I also couldn’t pass up the opportunity to be in the same movie as Jack Nicholson and Glenn Close. – Lukas Haas

68796. This was basically the first time I got to act in action scenes, with things blowing up all around me. It sounds corny, but I think every actor would like to – at least once in his or her career – play the person who saves the entire world. – Lukas Haas

68797. I was in Kansas for about a month, and we worked most of the time in a very small town, so it felt like the production basically took the whole town over. In a way, we were the Martians in Kansas. – Lukas Haas

68798. A low budget is uncomfortable. – Lukas Haas

68799. It was a wonderful experience to work with Sylvia. She pushed me to be more powerful with my acting, and she told me scores of the most incredible stories I’ve ever heard. She is amazing. – Lukas Haas

68800. In choosing any role, I ask the same questions: what kind of part is it? is the role challenging? does the director have a vision? is the story moving? etc. – Lukas Haas

68801. The uncertainty of the danger belongs to the essence of terrorism. – Jurgen Habermas

68802. What was new was the symbolic force of the targets struck. The attackers did not just physically cause the highest buildings in Manhattan to collapse; they also destroyed an icon in the household imagery of the American nation. – Jurgen Habermas

68803. Today’s Islamic fundamentalism is also a cover for political motifs. We should not overlook the political motifs we encounter in forms of religious fanaticism. – Jurgen Habermas

68804. The misery in war-torn Afghanistan is reminiscent of images from the Thirty Years’ War. – Jurgen Habermas

68805. The state is in danger of falling into disrepute due to the evidence of its inadequate resources. – Jurgen Habermas

68806. The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted in detail by the American media during the months after September 11 only betray the inability of the government to determine the magnitude of the danger. – Jurgen Habermas

68807. Each murder is one too many. – Jurgen Habermas

68808. One never really knows who one’s enemy is. – Jurgen Habermas

68809. Osama bin Laden, the person, more likely serves the function of a stand-in. Compare the new terrorists with partisans or conventional terrorists in Israel. These people often fight in a decentralized manner in small, autonomous units, too. – Jurgen Habermas

68810. Partisans fight on familiar territory with professed political objectives to conquer power. This is what distinguishes them from terrorists. – Jurgen Habermas

68811. Perhaps at a later point important developments will be traced back to September 11. But for now we do not know which of the many scenarios will actually hold in the future. – Jurgen Habermas

68812. Perhaps September 11 could be called the first historic world event in the strictest sense: the impact, the explosion, the slow collapse – a gruesome reality literally took place in front of a global public. – Jurgen Habermas

68813. Since our complex societies are highly susceptible to interferences and accidents, they certainly offer ideal opportunities for a prompt disruption of normal activities. – Jurgen Habermas

68814. Since the intervention in Afghanistan, we suddenly began to notice when, in political discussions, we found ourselves only among Europeans or Israelis. – Jurgen Habermas

68815. Some of those drawn into the holy war had been secular nationalists only a few years before. If one looks at the biographies of these people, remarkable continuities are revealed. – Jurgen Habermas

68816. The clever, albeit fragile, coalition against terrorism brought together by the U.S. government might be able to advance the transition from classical international law to a cosmopolitan order. – Jurgen Habermas

68817. Manhattan… capital of the 20th century, a city that has fascinated me for more than three decades. – Jurgen Habermas

68818. The difference between political terror and ordinary crime becomes clear during the change of regimes, in which former terrorists become well-regarded representatives of their country. – Jurgen Habermas

68819. In the U.S.A. or Europe there is no realistic way to estimate the type, magnitude, or probability of the risk, nor any way to narrow down the potentially affected regions. – Jurgen Habermas

68820. If the September 11 terror attack is supposed to constitute a caesura in world history, it must be able to stand comparison to other events of world historical impact. – Jurgen Habermas

68821. I consider Bush’s decision to call for a war against terrorism a serious mistake. He is elevating these criminals to the status of war enemies, and one cannot lead a war against a network if the term war is to retain any definite meaning. – Jurgen Habermas

68822. I cannot imagine a context that would some day, in some manner, make the monstrous crime of September 11 an understandable or comprehensible political act. – Jurgen Habermas

68823. Historically, terrorism falls in a category different from crimes that concern a criminal court judge. – Jurgen Habermas

68824. From a moral point of view, there is no excuse for terrorist acts, regardless of the motive or the situation under which they are carried out. – Jurgen Habermas

68825. Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations. – Jurgen Habermas

68826. After September 11, the European governments have completely failed. They are incapable of seeing beyond their own national scope of interests. – Jurgen Habermas

68827. A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting. – Jurgen Habermas

68828. Global terrorism is extreme both in its lack of realistic goals and in its cynical exploitation of the vulnerability of complex systems. – Jurgen Habermas

68829. Instead of the international police action we had hoped for during the war in Kosovo, there are wars again – conducted with state-of-the-art technology, but still in the old style. – Jurgen Habermas

68830. All knowledge is ambiguous. – J. S. Habgood

68831. Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose. – J. S. Habgood

68832. Americans believe that people should work hard and get ahead on their own, but when disaster strikes and they need help with retirement or disability, Americans as a whole should come to their aid. – Jacob Hacker

68833. Even people who feel perfectly comfortable investing in the stock market and owning their own homes often have qualms about individual medical accounts or Social Security private accounts. – Jacob Hacker

68834. Good writing gives energy, whatever it is about. – Marilyn Hacker

68835. I’ve been an inveterate reader of literary magazines since I was a teenager. There are always discoveries. You’re sitting in your easy chair, reading; you realize you’ve read a story or a group of poems four times, and you know, Yes, I want to go farther with this writer. – Marilyn Hacker

68836. I’m addicted to email, but other than that, there are practical things – being able to buy a book on the internet that you can’t find in your local bookshop. This could be a lifeline if you live further from the sources. – Marilyn Hacker

68837. I worked at all kinds of jobs, mostly commercial editing. – Marilyn Hacker

68838. I wonder what it means about American literary culture and its transmission when I consider the number of American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities. I’ve ended up doing that myself. – Marilyn Hacker

68839. I try to write everyday. I do that much better over here than when I’m teaching. I always rewrite, usually fairly close-on which is to say first draft, then put it aside for 24 hours then more drafts. – Marilyn Hacker

68840. I think there is something about coming to a city to work that puts you in touch with it in a different way. – Marilyn Hacker

68841. I started to send my work to journals when I was 26, which was just a question of when I got the courage up. They were mostly journals I had been reading for the previous six or seven years. – Marilyn Hacker

68842. I lived in the studio apartment that I bought for four years before I bought it in 1989, so I was already in it. I began living there in 1985, so I’ve had the same address and phone number since then. – Marilyn Hacker

68843. I have experienced healing through other writers’ poetry, but there’s no way I can sit down to write in the hope a poem will have healing potential. If I do, I’ll write a bad poem. – Marilyn Hacker

68844. I don’t know whether a poem has be there to help to develop something. I think it’s there for itself, for what the reader finds in it. – Marilyn Hacker

68845. Given the devaluation of literature and of the study of foreign languages per se in the United States, as well as the preponderance of theory over text in graduate literature studies, creative writing programs keep literature courses populated. – Marilyn Hacker

68846. Community means people spending time together here, and I don’t think there’s really that. – Marilyn Hacker

68847. As a teacher you are more or less obliged to pay the same amount of attention to everything. That can wear you down. – Marilyn Hacker

68848. Everyone thinks they’re going to write one book of poems or one novel. – Marilyn Hacker

68849. My mother was told she couldn’t go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system. – Marilyn Hacker

68850. I don’t think it’s by accident that I was first attracted to translating two French women poets. – Marilyn Hacker

68851. Paris is a wonderful city. I can’t say I belong to an especially anglophone community. – Marilyn Hacker

68852. Perhaps first and foremost is the challenge of taking what I find as a reader and making it into a poem that, primarily, has to be a plausible poem in English. – Marilyn Hacker

68853. Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise – nobody need read it, but anybody can do it. – Marilyn Hacker

68854. The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax, are fascinating: how important connotation is, what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition. – Marilyn Hacker

68855. The phenomenon of university creative writing programs doesn’t exist in France. The whole idea is regarded as a novelty, or an oddity. – Marilyn Hacker

68856. The pleasure that I take in writing gets me interested in writing a poem. It’s not a statement about what I think anybody else should be doing. For me, it’s an interesting tension between interior and exterior. – Marilyn Hacker

68857. The pull between sound and syntax creates a kind of musical tension in the language that interests me. – Marilyn Hacker

68858. The woman poet must be either a sexless, reclusive eccentric, with nothing to say specifically to women, or a brilliant, tragic, tortured suicide. – Marilyn Hacker

68859. There is a way in which all writing is connected. In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate the students’ use of the vocabulary they’re acquiring. – Marilyn Hacker

68860. There is something very satisfactory about being in the middle of something. – Marilyn Hacker

68861. Of the individual poems, some are more lyric and some are more descriptive or narrative. Each poem is fixed in a moment. All those moments written or read together take on the movement and architecture of a narrative. – Marilyn Hacker

68862. Clearly, once the student is no longer a student the possibilities of relationship are enlarged. – Marilyn Hacker

68863. Translation is an interestingly different way to be involved both with poetry and with the language that I’ve found myself living in much of the time. I think the two feed each other. – Marilyn Hacker

68864. You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students, to become friends with one of them. I don’t mean anything erotically charged, just a friendship. – Marilyn Hacker

68865. When you translate poetry in particular, you’re obliged to look at how the writer with whom you’re working puts together words, sentences, phrases, the triple tension between the line of verse, the syntax and the sentence. – Marilyn Hacker

68866. Translation makes me look at how a poem is put together in a different way, without the personal investment of the poem I’m writing myself, but equally closely technically. – Marilyn Hacker

68867. We sometimes received – and I would read – 200 manuscripts a week. Some of them were wonderful, some were terrible; most were mediocre. It was like the gifts of the good and bad fairies. – Marilyn Hacker

68868. As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it. – Buddy Hackett

68869. Golf is more fun than walking naked in a strange place, but not much. – Buddy Hackett

68870. I’ve had a few arguments with people, but I never carry a grudge. You know why? While you’re carrying a grudge, they’re out dancing. – Buddy Hackett

68871. I’ve had a good day when I don’t fall out of the cart. – Buddy Hackett

68872. Obviously classical music tends to be stuff that is usually at least a hundred years old. – Steve Hackett

68873. I think that a song, when it works, never mind a piece of long form music, even a song is something that speaks to itself but has a language all of its own, ideally. – Steve Hackett

68874. Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions. – Steve Hackett

68875. These days I can really get the strings to snap if I want. – Steve Hackett

68876. I think that the process of making music is a hard one to describe as well. – Steve Hackett

68877. Love’s stronger than fear and death. – Steve Hackett

68878. It’s funny, when people talk about the 70s I can tell you the year of every album but when it comes to the later efforts I can’t remember the exact years, it’s funny isn’t it? – Steve Hackett

68879. This devil loves mankind because men are going to always make the choice that will send him into ascendancy. He’s been winning the game for a long time. – Taylor Hackford

68880. Music has always been an important thing to me in my life and understand I’ve worked in the music business. – Taylor Hackford

68881. My creative partner is a writer, and he’s got an executive producing credit on this film. We’ve made three films together and I would never underestimate the impact of a writer. – Taylor Hackford

68882. Ray Charles, in his own way, it’s like at the beginning, Ray Charles changed American music, not once but twice. – Taylor Hackford

68883. Russell Crowe is very difficult, but it’s worth it. He’s the real thing. I can tell you this. Russell Crowe was just as difficult before he was an international star as he was afterwards. – Taylor Hackford

68884. Show business is one of those things that people can use to get themselves out of the lower rung of society. – Taylor Hackford

68885. The director’s job should give you a sense of music without drawing attention to itself. – Taylor Hackford

68886. The whole concept of the devil is a metaphor on one level. – Taylor Hackford

68887. We all get paid very, very well, and we have responsibilities. – Taylor Hackford

68888. Well I don’t think I’ve scored my life exclusively to Ray Charles. – Taylor Hackford

68889. When I finish a film, I put it away and I never look at it again. – Taylor Hackford

68890. You’d be surprised how many movie stars still care about the work. – Taylor Hackford

68891. It’s very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you’re always fighting is ego. – Taylor Hackford

68892. It’s much easier to work with an unknown. – Taylor Hackford

68893. The SAS is the most elite of the special forces in the world. They are not people who go out and advertise; they keep it inside. They don’t want anybody to know about them. – Taylor Hackford

68894. I make films about working class people. – Taylor Hackford

68895. Look at Walter Huston in The Devil and Daniel Webster: It’s an incredible performance. – Taylor Hackford

68896. And it’s a question of how far we’re willing to go in order to let the ego shine, in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the local scene but the world. – Taylor Hackford

68897. Because when you have millions of people with this kind of need for gratification, and the culture is saying that it’s possible for everyone to satisfy all of their needs and desires all of the time, there are obviously going to be clashes – clashes of ego. – Taylor Hackford

68898. But a writer’s contribution is literary and a film is not literary. When you take that stuff off the page, and cast the people who are going to fit into those roles, that’s what being a director is. – Taylor Hackford

68899. But the process of making a film is not glamorous. Certainly not my films. – Taylor Hackford

68900. But, unfortunately, sometimes that affirmation creates a sense that you deserve special treatment and recognition in areas where you’re not so talented. – Taylor Hackford

68901. I feel very comfortable shooting music, and I think you can see that. – Taylor Hackford

68902. I really believe you can predict when someone has a great attitude, a real well of talent. – Taylor Hackford

68903. I try to get the best performance an actor can give. – Taylor Hackford

68904. I’m not in front of the camera, they are. I encourage them; I build up as much of their confidence and ego as possible. They’ve got to take control; I can’t act it out. – Taylor Hackford

68905. If people are worried about the size of their trailers, I kind of say their priorities are off. – Taylor Hackford

68906. It isn’t glamorous until after the film is finished, and you are at the premiere and getting your picture on the cover of magazines. – Taylor Hackford

68907. An actor has to embody a role. – Taylor Hackford

68908. It was the era of Tab Hunter and Rock Hudson; they all had a certain look. – Taylor Hackford

68909. I also know what looks good before the camera, how to move the camera, and how to get a story on the screen. – Taylor Hackford

68910. Every once in a while, something happens to you that makes you realise that the human race is not quite as bad as it so often seems to be. – Ian Hacking

68911. I have this extraordinary curiosity about all subjects of the natural and human world and the interaction between the physical sciences and the social sciences. – Ian Hacking

68912. Cutting up fowl to predict the future is, if done honestly and with as little interpretation as possible, a kind of randomization. But chicken guts are hard to read and invite flights of fancy or corruption. – Ian Hacking

68913. If you were just intent on killing people you could do better with a bomb made of agricultural fertiliser. – Ian Hacking

68914. Dysfunctional families have sired a number of pretty good actors. – Gene Hackman

68915. I do not like assassins, or men of low character. – Gene Hackman

68916. I was trained to be an actor, not a star. I was trained to play roles, not to deal with fame and agents and lawyers and the press. – Gene Hackman

68917. If I start to become a star, I’ll lose contact with the normal guys I play best. – Gene Hackman

68918. If you look at yourself as a star, you’ve already lost something in the portrayal of any human being. – Gene Hackman

68919. It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on screen. I think of myself, and feel like I’m quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that. – Gene Hackman

68920. The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways. – Gene Hackman

68921. Terrorism, too, must be excised wherever it exists, which will take years, and which can’t happen without the total commitment and the everyday involvement of the American people. – David Hackworth

68922. That’s because international Islamic religious fanatics have the same goal as the Axis fascists – the destruction of our way of life. – David Hackworth

68923. That’s what supporting the troops is really all about – making sure American grunts get the right stuff! – David Hackworth

68924. The old saying that war is a racket has taken on an even more shameful meaning. – David Hackworth

68925. Their plan is to return the entire world – not just the Middle East – to the days of the caliphate and either convert all of us so-called infidels into born-again Islamic believers or kill us. – David Hackworth

68926. War is the ultimate reality-based horror show. – David Hackworth

68927. Writing with you is the only thing that keeps me alive. – David Hackworth

68928. Our generals talk a good game about taking care of their grunts, and the majority of our Beltway politicians bay with moralistic fervor about how they, too, support the troops. – David Hackworth

68929. We citizens don’t need to know every detail of every military operation in this new kind of war. Nor should the media tell us and hence our enemy. – David Hackworth

68930. Because our homeland and very survival are once more at stake, the American people can’t afford to treat this new war against terrorism like they did Vietnam. – David Hackworth

68931. Of course, it’s imperative that we stabilize Iraq and quickly reduce our armed role there. – David Hackworth

68932. Modern American war is as easy to script as a B movie. – David Hackworth

68933. It’s human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn’t banging loudly on the door. – David Hackworth

68934. In order to drill into young men the need to stay alert and stay alive, I used to punish offenders with my fists, boots and rifle butt, and with stockade time. – David Hackworth

68935. If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it’s fixed. – David Hackworth

68936. Grunts on the line, where the enemy wants them dead, still goof off – even knowing that by letting their guard down they might die. – David Hackworth

68937. Fortunately, it’s still not too late to develop a comprehensive global strategy to eliminate our real enemy. – David Hackworth

68938. Our fumbling government’s response since Beirut – during both Republican and Democratic administrations – has been to cut and run, or to flat ignore this growing threat, apparently hoping it would go away. – David Hackworth

68939. Fighting terrorism is not unlike fighting a deadly cancer. It can’t be treated just where it’s visible – every diseased cell in the body must be destroyed. – David Hackworth

68940. The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination. – Moses Hadas

68941. Thank you for sending me a copy of your book – I’ll waste no time reading it. – Moses Hadas

68942. I have read your book and much like it. – Moses Hadas

68943. The Internet makes it possible for people like me to live the way I do now. Without it, I’d have to be in New York or some other city. I think the Internet is the greatest invention in history after antibiotics. – Jane Haddam

68944. You’ve either got to find a way to make your continuing characters insteresting without making them maudlin or overwrought, or you’ve got to put more emphasis on the suspects. – Jane Haddam

68945. Nobody in real life ever takes me seriously. – Jane Haddam

68946. My husband used to take care of the business part of this, and after he died I found I wasn’t really any good at it. I hate remembering who owes me what and bugging them if they haven’t paid me. – Jane Haddam

68947. Listen to advice. You don’t know how many writer’s conferences I’ve taught at where at least half the audience fights all the conventions of the field. – Jane Haddam

68948. I’ve been a teacher at the college level, in composition mostly, and I’ve been an editor on magazines. – Jane Haddam

68949. I was the executive editor on a little magazine called Greek Accent, whose only claim to fame is that its art director went on to be the art director of Discover for many years. – Jane Haddam

68950. I tend to come up with people more than situations – most of my books start with a character. – Jane Haddam

68951. I really hate those books where the murderer turns out to be somebody you never heard of who pops up in the last chapter. – Jane Haddam

68952. Everybody is a True Believer. Everybody has a little nugget they’re convinced of that is the opposite of the nugget on the other side. And they’re convinced it’s fact. – Jane Haddam

68953. I don’t make my own schedule – it’s constructed around my sons’ school schedules. – Jane Haddam

68954. I’d like to write a history, maybe of the Reformation. – Jane Haddam

68955. The deadlines are much, much longer with books. When I was a reporter, a lot of times I’d come in at 8:30 a.m., get an assignment right away, interview somebody, turn the story in by 9:30, and have the finished story in the paper that landed on my desk by noon. – Margaret Haddix

68956. There’s something about each of my books that I’m really proud of, and there’s something about each of my books that I cringe over. – Margaret Haddix

68957. I was lucky enough not to face any required summer reading lists until I went to college. So I still think of summer as the best time to read for fun. – Margaret Haddix

68958. When writing isn’t going well-then the bad thing about being a writer is that I also have the freedom and flexibility to do something badly, and no one else can fix it for me. – Margaret Haddix

68959. I write a book over a period of months or years, and when I’m done with it, usually another year goes by before I see it in print. It’s hard to be patient and wait. – Margaret Haddix

68960. Sometimes I can spend as long revising a manuscript as I spent writing it in the first place. – Margaret Haddix

68961. It’s just so much fun to make up characters, situations, and everything else about a story. I have so much freedom and flexibility to do whatever I want. – Margaret Haddix

68962. I started trying to write when I was in second or third grade. – Margaret Haddix

68963. I think I learned a lot from reading in general – even from reading badly written books. – Margaret Haddix

68964. I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me. – Margaret Haddix

68965. I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative and go along with me when I’m telling strange tales. – Margaret Haddix

68966. Generally I finish a first draft in 2-6 months, then I set it aside for a while so that when I come back to it I can read it with fresh eyes and figure out how to improve it. – Margaret Haddix

68967. After I’ve sent my revised draft to my agent and editor, they suggest more improvement sand again, this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months. – Margaret Haddix

68968. Eventually the bad stuff I’m writing turns into better stuff. Other times, I’ve just walked away from what I was working on, and figured I’d have a better perspective when I came back to it. – Margaret Haddix

68969. I like playing around with the words; I love it when I feel like I’ve picked the exact right word to describe whatever it is I’m trying to describe. – Margaret Haddix

68970. As a kid, I didn’t read a great deal of fiction, and I’ve forgotten most of what I did read. – Mark Haddon

68971. At 20, 25, 30, we begin to realise that the possibilities of escape are getting fewer. We have jobs, children, partners, debts. This is the part of us to which literary fiction speaks. – Mark Haddon

68972. B is for bestseller. – Mark Haddon

68973. Bore children, and they stop reading. There’s no room for self-indulgence or showing off or setting the scene. – Mark Haddon

68974. I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they’d be easier. – Mark Haddon

68975. For me, disability is a way of getting some extremity, some kind of very difficult situation, that throws an interesting light on people. – Mark Haddon

68976. From a good book, I want to be taken to the very edge. I want a glimpse into that outer darkness. – Mark Haddon

68977. I am atheist in a very religious mould. I’m always asking myself the big questions. Where did we come from? Is there a meaning to all of this? When I find myself in church, I edit the hymns as I sing them. – Mark Haddon

68978. I better make the plot good. I wanted to make it grip people on the first page and have a big turning point in the middle, as there is, and construct the whole thing like a roller coaster ride. – Mark Haddon

68979. I don’t mean that literary fiction is better than genre fiction, On the contrary; novels can perform two functions and most perform only one. – Mark Haddon

68980. I don’t remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away. – Mark Haddon

68981. I knew there was a story; once you find a dog with a fork through it, you know there’s a story there. – Mark Haddon

68982. Every life is narrow. Our only escape is not to run away, but to learn to love the people we are and the world in which we find ourselves. – Mark Haddon

68983. Most adults, unlike most children, understand the difference between a book that will hold them spellbound for a rainy Sunday afternoon and a book that will put them in touch with a part of themselves they didn’t even know existed. – Mark Haddon

68984. I think most writers feel like they’re on the outside looking in much of the time. All of us feel, to a certain extent, alienated from the stuff going on around us. – Mark Haddon

68985. The one thing you have to do if you write a book is put yourself in someone else’s shoes. The reader’s shoes. You’ve got to entertain them. – Mark Haddon

68986. That’s important to me, to find the extraordinary inside the ordinary. – Mark Haddon

68987. Children simply don’t make the distinction; a book is either good or bad. And some of the books they think are good are very, very bad indeed. – Mark Haddon

68988. Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well. – Mark Haddon

68989. No one wants to know how clever you are. They don’t want an insight into your mind, thrilling as it might be. They want an insight into their own. – Mark Haddon

68990. Most of my work consisted of crossing out. Crossing out was the secret of all good writing. – Mark Haddon

68991. Science and literature give me answers. And they ask me questions I will never be able to answer. – Mark Haddon

68992. Many children’s writers don’t have children of their own. – Mark Haddon

68993. Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we’ve seen too many of her books on screen. – Mark Haddon

68994. If you enjoy math and you write novels, it’s very rare that you’ll get a chance to put your math into a novel. I leapt at the chance. – Mark Haddon

68995. If one book’s done this well, you want to write another one that does just as well. There’s that horror of the second novel that doesn’t match up. – Mark Haddon

68996. If kids like a picture book, they’re going to read it at least 50 times. Read anything that often, and even minor imperfections start to feel like gravel in the bed. – Mark Haddon

68997. I’ve written 16 children’s books and five unpublished novels. Some of the latter were breathtakingly bad. – Mark Haddon

68998. I’ve worked in television long enough to know that when you stop enjoying that type of thing you go home and do something else. – Mark Haddon

68999. I was born too late for steam trains and a lazy eye meant I’d never be an astronaut. – Mark Haddon

69000. I think the U.K. is too small to write about from within it and still make it seem foreign and exotic and interesting. – Mark Haddon

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