180000 famous quotes part 70 – 69001 to 70000

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180000 famous quotes part 70 – 69001 to 70000

69001. My book has a very simple surface, but there are layers of irony and paradox all the way through it. – Mark Haddon

69002. Writing for children is bloody difficult; books for children are as complex as their adult counterparts, and they should therefore be accorded the same respect. – Mark Haddon

69003. There’s something with the physical size of America… American writers can write about America and it can still feel like a foreign country. – Mark Haddon

69004. Young readers have to be entertained. No child reads fiction because they think it’s going to make them a better person. – Mark Haddon

69005. When I was writing for children, I was writing genre fiction. It was like making a good chair. It needed four legs of the same length, it had to be the right height and it had to be comfortable. – Mark Haddon

69006. Use your imagination, and you’ll see that even the most narrow, humdrum lives are infinite in scope if you examine them with enough care. – Mark Haddon

69007. It used to be that creative music was most of the music that you heard back in the ’30s and ’40s, and now it’s like 3 percent. So, its kind of a struggle getttin’ it out there. – Charlie Haden

69008. We’re here to bring beauty to the world and make a difference in this planet. That’s what art forms are about. – Charlie Haden

69009. There’s like a special group of people that come from different parts of the planet to study with me. It’s nice. I just gave a workshop in Boston at the New England Conservatory, which was really nice. – Charlie Haden

69010. The bass, no matter what kind of music you’re playing, it just enhances the sound and makes everything sound more beautiful and full. When the bass stops, the bottom kind of drops out of everything. – Charlie Haden

69011. Some tracks are with quartet and some tracks are with synthesizer. – Charlie Haden

69012. James Cotton is a real blues guy, and he played with Muddy Waters, and it surprised me that they would want me to make a record with them, that he called me to do this record. I’d never done anything like that before. But I love blues, so I was very happy. – Charlie Haden

69013. When we first started playing we did a lot of rehearsing. We used to write out everything. In fact, that’s the way everybody rehearses: we play the tunes and improvise. – Charlie Haden

69014. I want them to come away with discovering the music inside them. And not thinking about themselves as jazz musicians, but thinking about themselves as good human beings, striving to be a great person and maybe they’ll become a great musician. – Charlie Haden

69015. I just try to play music from my heart and bring as much beauty as I can to as many people as I can. Just give them other alternatives, especially people who aren’t exposed to creative music. – Charlie Haden

69016. I just sit down at the piano and rattle it off. – Charlie Haden

69017. I just see myself as a human being that’s concerned about life. – Charlie Haden

69018. I have music inside me and I’m very lucky to be able to play music and that’s the way that I try to do it. – Charlie Haden

69019. I always told the people at Cal Arts that if they wanted me to do Jazz studies, first of all, there couldn’t be a big band within 500 miles and that I could do what I wanted to do. And they said I could. – Charlie Haden

69020. As long as there are musicians who have a passion for spontaneity, for creating something that’s never been before, the art form of jazz will flourish. – Charlie Haden

69021. I’ve got a collection of songs that I’ve had, I keep adding to and they’re all great American composers. I wanted to showcase American composers and I’ve done that on a lot of my records and played things by American composers that I really respect. – Charlie Haden

69022. I’ve been lucky enough to fly to space twice. – Chris Hadfield

69023. So without that Canadian invention we were grounded. And so that was a really important and key part of the mission and Canadians should take real pride in it. – Chris Hadfield

69024. Our role is to develop techniques that allow us to provide emergency life-saving procedures to injured patients in an extreme, remote environment without the presence of a physician. – Chris Hadfield

69025. And now for Return to Flight, I’m chief of robotics working in the astronaut office in Houston, as a Canadian. – Chris Hadfield

69026. I’ve had a chance to fly a lot of different airplanes, but it was nothing like the shuttle ride. – Chris Hadfield

69027. It is spectacular. From about five minutes in, when we knew for sure that we were going to have the weather to go, the smile on my face just got bigger and bigger, and I was just beaming through the whole launch. I mean, it is just an amazing ride. – Chris Hadfield

69028. We’ve talked to the Europeans about it. It’s clear if those negotiations fail, then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next step is to take the matter to the U.N. Security Council. – Stephen Hadley

69029. Initial reports are encouraging. In the end of the day, it’s going to be deeds, not words, that matter. – Stephen Hadley

69030. Pakistan is both an ally in the war on terror, and in some sense, a battleground of the war on terror. – Stephen Hadley

69031. That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence. – Stephen Hadley

69032. The violence seems to be diminishing. They’ve stared into the abyss a bit. I think they’ve all concluded that further violence… is not in their interests. – Stephen Hadley

69033. We hope and we’ve made clear that the forces need to come out. It needs to be full and complete withdrawal. Our position is it needs to be done as soon as possible so that the elections can be free, fair and free of outside influence. – Stephen Hadley

69034. The real cause of personal existence is not the favor of the Almighty, but the sexual love of one’s earthly parents. – Ernst Haeckel

69035. Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation. – Ernst Haeckel

69036. Politics is applied biology. – Ernst Haeckel

69037. The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I’m singing directly from the heart. – Sammy Hagar

69038. If I would go up on a high note, Eddie would want a low one. That’s how petty the situation had become. – Sammy Hagar

69039. If I would have ever dreamed that I wouldn’t be in Van Halen anymore and was going to have resume my solo career again, I would have never contributed anything towards my own greatest hits package. – Sammy Hagar

69040. If you don’t ever stop singing, your voice stays in shape. It’s like the marathon runner. You’ve got to run, run, run to stay in shape. – Sammy Hagar

69041. In Van Halen there were moments, like in some of the ballads, I put my heart and soul into those records. Those lyrics when I sang ’em, I gave myself goosebumps. – Sammy Hagar

69042. It’s a good thing I don’t read everything Eddie says, or I’d be up in arms and not enjoying my life. – Sammy Hagar

69043. It’s hard to say this about a guy like Eddie Van Halen, one of the greatest guitar players who ever lived, but he’s really limited to a style and they’re locked into it. – Sammy Hagar

69044. Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn’t do any solo records, I couldn’t write for other people, I couldn’t do this and I couldn’t do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground. – Sammy Hagar

69045. The reason I didn’t fly over from Maui at their beck and call is my wife was about to have a baby at any time. Those guys knew that. These guys would not compromise and meet me halfway. – Sammy Hagar

69046. To stay a great singer or guitar player, you’ve got to do it 24/7. That’s what I do. – Sammy Hagar

69047. Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new. – Sammy Hagar

69048. We needed time off from each other after our last tour because there was a lot of personal stuff we had to take care of. Eddie needed hip replacement surgery. Al needed his back worked on. And I was going to have a baby. – Sammy Hagar

69049. When I left Van Halen, I went in the studio and made a CD called Marching to Mars with all studio musicians. I did it immediately. With the disappointment riding on my shoulders of the breakup of the band. – Sammy Hagar

69050. When they brought Roth back into the picture, obviously I didn’t go along with that too well. – Sammy Hagar

69051. When we were on the road, I found out that my greatest hits album went Gold. They freaked out. Things really came to a head when we started arguing about a Van Halen greatest hits package. – Sammy Hagar

69052. I’ve never met or spoken to David Lee Roth, yet it’s rather ironic that even he’s saying Eddie’s lying about things. I’m saying he’s not telling the truth, yet Eddie insists that the two of us are lying! You be the judge. – Sammy Hagar

69053. Sometimes you’re afraid to fall in love with a chick, but she sucks you in anyway. – Sammy Hagar

69054. I don’t want to talk about negative, dark things. The only thing I’ve got against stuff like Marilyn Manson is, they make unbelievable videos and unbelievable images. – Sammy Hagar

69055. All he cares about is going out there with his Jack Daniels bottle. Nothing has changed. That’s kind of sad. If David was doing better than he used to be, then that would be different. But it was a joke and he made it that way. – Sammy Hagar

69056. Dave was great in Van Halen. No question about it. He was one of the best at being Mr. Rock Star. But it’s sickening to see a guy still trying to be that with a wig on 20 years later. – Sammy Hagar

69057. I’ve never done a box set, and Eddie’s full of it if he says otherwise. – Sammy Hagar

69058. Everything that Eddie has said about me is the total opposite of what really happened. Eddie says I wanted to be a solo artist. No, Eddie wanted to be a solo artist. – Sammy Hagar

69059. I had a solo career before Van Halen. My fan base filtered through Van Halen with me and came right on out the other side with me. – Sammy Hagar

69060. I had written lyrics to a song called The Silent Extreme, which Alex later renamed Humans Being. – Sammy Hagar

69061. I looked at Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and the boys up there thinking, I want to be that. – Sammy Hagar

69062. I’ve been drinking tequila for a long time now, and it’s never been about drinking to get drunk. I don’t do that. I never drink tequila during the day, and I don’t drive at night. – Sammy Hagar

69063. I think all the bad blood started when Geffen released a greatest hits package of my solo stuff. – Sammy Hagar

69064. I wasn’t writing the music. Ed would write a piece of music. I’d listen to it and come up with a melody and then we would arrange it. We’d put it together and I would write lyrics to my melodies. – Sammy Hagar

69065. I would like to enlighten people. – Sammy Hagar

69066. I’m John Lee Hooker in the sense that he was a blues man and he played blues his whole life. I’m a rock guy and I’m going to play rock music my whole life. – Sammy Hagar

69067. I’m still raising kids myself, so I don’t feel like a grandpa. – Sammy Hagar

69068. I see couples fighting about the stupidest things. You just have to rise above everything. – Sammy Hagar

69069. I didn’t think I’d be around 30 years later. – Sammy Hagar

69070. I’m an underdog person, so I align myself with those who seem to be not considered valuable in polite society. – Jessica Hagedorn

69071. I’m preparing for a multimedia theater piece, Airport Music, that’s coming up in New York City. – Jessica Hagedorn

69072. Life is not simple, and people can’t be boxed into being either heroes or villains. – Jessica Hagedorn

69073. Music is very influential to my writing, as are theater and film. – Jessica Hagedorn

69074. My identity is linked to my grandmother, who’s pure Filipino, as pure as you can probably get. And that shaped my imagination. So that’s how I identify. – Jessica Hagedorn

69075. There are certain regions in the country where the indigenous people eat dogs. – Jessica Hagedorn

69076. We didn’t have television until I was about eight years old, so it was either the movies or radio. A lot of radio drama. That was our television, you know. We had to use our imagination. So it was really those two things, and the comics, that I immersed myself in as a child. – Jessica Hagedorn

69077. I don’t believe in sampling some Tibetan music just to make it sound groovy, but you do your homework, you understand what you’re doing with it. – Jessica Hagedorn

69078. There were also horror shows on the radio. Very terrifying and thrilling to me as a kid. They had all these creepy sound effects. They would come on at ten o’clock at night, and I just would scare myself to death. – Jessica Hagedorn

69079. I don’t know what issues concerning identity have helped contemporary fiction evolve to what it is now. All I know is that the range of voices that are being heard and published is a lot more diverse than when I was coming up. – Jessica Hagedorn

69080. I also identify as a Latin person, a person who has Latin blood. – Jessica Hagedorn

69081. Hybridity keeps me from being rigid about most things. It has taught me to appreciate the contradictions in the world and in my life. I scavenge from the best. – Jessica Hagedorn

69082. Growing up in the Philippines, I loved all kinds of movies. We had a very healthy film industry there when I was a child. It’s now gotten very limited. They only make action movies and hard-core exploitation movies. Women get raped; men get shot. – Jessica Hagedorn

69083. Everything matters. Time is precious. – Jessica Hagedorn

69084. But I think there’s a genuine joy, too, a sense that no matter what, even if my stomach’s growling, I’m going to dance. That’s what I want to leave people with at the end of the play. After all this, people still know how to live. – Jessica Hagedorn

69085. Becoming a mother has helped make me a tougher, stronger writer. – Jessica Hagedorn

69086. I think for a lot of so-called post-colonial peoples, there’s a feeling of not being quite legitimate, of not being pure enough. – Jessica Hagedorn

69087. I love writing dialogue, and I think a lot of my writing is visual and very cinematic. – Jessica Hagedorn

69088. Alliances and international organizations should be understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence, not as constraints on our power. – Chuck Hagel

69089. You can’t just drop the 82nd Airborne into Baghdad and it will all be over. – Chuck Hagel

69090. Well, let’s go back to the original intent of Social Security. It is an insurance contract. – Chuck Hagel

69091. The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform. – Chuck Hagel

69092. Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly. – Chuck Hagel

69093. Our alliances should be understood as a means to expand our influence, not as a constraint on our power. The expansion of democracy and freedom in the world should be a shared interest and value with all nations. – Chuck Hagel

69094. Foreign policy will require a strategic agility that, whenever possible, gets ahead of problems, strengthens U.S. security and alliances, and promotes American interests and credibility. – Chuck Hagel

69095. I’m not saying my idea is the one and only idea. We should have other ideas, but the president has not laid down a specific plan as to how he’s going to get us to solvency. I do that. – Chuck Hagel

69096. I meet many people, I talk with them, like a TV show host. I show what’s going on with Greenpeace, interesing political things, I have artists, musicians and bands. – Nina Hagen

69097. When I was growing up in East Germay, everyone said there was no God. So I started looking for it myself. – Nina Hagen

69098. You have to see my show to believe that I’m the only unique Nina Hagen on this planet. – Nina Hagen

69099. I was traveling on our tour bus through Europe and I was thinking I want to have long blonde hair. – Nina Hagen

69100. I create my own lyrics. I have a great band. I have a drummer from East Berlin. – Nina Hagen

69101. Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves. – Nina Hagen

69102. As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of. – Nina Hagen

69103. I have a following. Whenever I am on tour they come. It is always sold out. – Nina Hagen

69104. Life is so great every day. I am telling things every day. – Nina Hagen

69105. I’m a bad liar; I don’t know what to say backstage. – Uta Hagen

69106. Working with Brando was fun. It was like a tennis match. We played unbelievably well together. – Uta Hagen

69107. We were not allowed to say, Screw, but we could say, Hump the hostess, because hump is in Shakespeare. – Uta Hagen

69108. We must overcome the notion that we must be regular… it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre. – Uta Hagen

69109. We had a relationship that lasted 44 years. Herbert and I lived together 10 years before we were married. He always gave me a little heart for whatever anniversary. – Uta Hagen

69110. Usually, someone who’s in a show gets me a ticket. I feel cornered. I can’t walk out if I don’t like it. – Uta Hagen

69111. They still had the Lord Chamberlain, so we had this idiotic censorship. We were allowed three Jesus Christs instead of 10. Why three were OK, I don’t know. – Uta Hagen

69112. Once in awhile, there’s stuff that makes me say, That’s what theatre’s about. It has to be a human event on the stage, and that doesn’t happen very often. – Uta Hagen

69113. Maybe the one I enjoyed playing most was A Month in the Country. – Uta Hagen

69114. If you want a bourgeois existence, you shouldn’t be an actor. You’re in the wrong profession. – Uta Hagen

69115. I won’t go to England because they won’t let my dog in. – Uta Hagen

69116. I think, by and large, the level of acting is mediocre. When I go to the theatre, I get so angry. I don’t go. – Uta Hagen

69117. I love playing Chekhov. That’s the hardest; that’s why I love it most. – Uta Hagen

69118. I love going to the movies; I love watching good movie actors. They must know something I don’t. – Uta Hagen

69119. I have disassociated myself from that book. – Uta Hagen

69120. Awards don’t really mean much. – Uta Hagen

69121. Marlon was so sensitive, you thought the poor guy just had a bad education. – Uta Hagen

69122. Make the hard ones look easy and the easy ones look hard. – Walter Hagen

69123. There is no tragedy in missing a putt, no matter how short. All have erred in this respect. – Walter Hagen

69124. You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. – Walter Hagen

69125. It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art. – Walter Hagen

69126. My dear, did you ever stop to think what a wonderful bunker you would make? – Walter Hagen

69127. No one remembers who came in second. – Walter Hagen

69128. Attempt something so impossible that unless God is in it, it’s doomed to failure. – John Haggai

69129. Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor. – John Haggai

69130. God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit. – John Haggai

69131. The Almighty gave us our lives, and I suppose He meant us to defend them, at least I have always acted on that, and I hope it will not be brought up against me when my clock strikes. – H. Rider Haggard

69132. Well, I’m kinda like George Carlin. I think that there ought to be a time where everybody should have all the drugs they want and there’d be nobody in charge, sort of like… now! – Merle Haggard

69133. In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there’s available… in America right now. – Merle Haggard

69134. It makes my wife mad, you know, she wants me to stay home all the time. But its what I’ve done all my life and I think when I quit doing it I’ll probably go away pretty quick. – Merle Haggard

69135. It sounds like something from a Woody Guthrie song, but it’s true; I was raised in a freight car. – Merle Haggard

69136. It’s been said that Bill Gates has come up with something that’ll be released in December that’s gonna put a lid on counterfeiting. If that’s a fact then it’s really interesting to own your own product – with all the potential methods of downloading. – Merle Haggard

69137. It’s easier to force feed people than it is to give ’em what they want. It makes more money. – Merle Haggard

69138. My 10 year old son likes it. He’s trying to play guitar and everything. He likes that kind of music. – Merle Haggard

69139. No, I had a back injury early on in my life. – Merle Haggard

69140. The only thing that I miss lately in all music is somebody that will put out a melody that you can whistle. It doesn’t seem like there’s anything happening like that. – Merle Haggard

69141. There’s a rumor that there may be an attempt at organizing a possible script for a series on my life, which, when you look at my police record, you’d have to have more than one hour to tell the story. – Merle Haggard

69142. They shaved a little piece of bone off my small toe. You see, you balance yourself a certain way and this toe had grown under the other ones. So he cut it loose, where I could balance myself and it makes me walk straight. – Merle Haggard

69143. When I grew up there wasn’t air-conditioning or anything of that nature, and this old car had a wall thickness of about ten inches. So we had a little warmer house in the winter and a little cooler in the summer. – Merle Haggard

69144. When you get to readin’ about where the music and John Steinbeck and all those people like that come from, the further you go the more interesting it becomes. – Merle Haggard

69145. I’ve got two families. – Merle Haggard

69146. My second wife Bonnie Owens and I worked together after we divorced for a period of maybe 20 years. And I managed to stay friends with another wife. And then there’s one that I don’t mess with. Everybody’s got one of those. – Merle Haggard

69147. There’s been periods of broadcasts in the past where you could see all ages of entertainers, ranging from George Burns to Shirley Temple. That’s not the condition now. – Merle Haggard

69148. Everybody likes Johnny Cash. I think the sad part of it is his health is givin’ him problems. – Merle Haggard

69149. I’ve got one young family by the first wife, with four children. – Merle Haggard

69150. And then I have two children by Theresa, one boy 10 and one girl 13. – Merle Haggard

69151. And then, of course, there’s a couple that claim to be, but I haven’t done any DNA tests or anything. – Merle Haggard

69152. And there’s some Latino music I like, and some reggae music. – Merle Haggard

69153. At my age, I don’t buy but a half a loaf of bread, you know? – Merle Haggard

69154. Diana Krall knocks me out. I like jazz and I like her simple approach. – Merle Haggard

69155. Sometimes if you get ’em too drunk they don’t pay no attention to what you’re doin’ anyways, so you might as well just do old songs. But if you get one that’s paying attention, sometimes we’ll do some new material. – Merle Haggard

69156. HAG Records, is a company that I’ve owned. I’ve had a couple of gospel releases on it. We developed a pretty good distribution setup there and we do have something to use in case they don’t want to sign us. – Merle Haggard

69157. 95% of the album is my writing, by choice, because it seems to be what the distributors want. – Merle Haggard

69158. I enjoy the videos with the sound off, where you can look at the belly buttons and everything. Really some pretty girls, but I don’t know about the music. – Merle Haggard

69159. I had some surgery on my feet, which has helped my back some. – Merle Haggard

69160. I haven’t had any problems with my back since I got the foot surgery. – Merle Haggard

69161. I think I’m most proud of my family right now. I’m more into that then I’ve ever been. It also gives a new area to draw from in creativity with my songs. – Merle Haggard

69162. I was 48-years old before anybody talked me into it for medicinal purposes, instead of some of these drugs that they give you that will lead you to heart surgery and things of that nature. – Merle Haggard

69163. I’m just writin’ about my little ol’ love affair. – Merle Haggard

69164. ‘Cause I was already a smoker, it was easy to get addicted. The one thing that they don’t teach you about marijuana is how addictive it is. – Merle Haggard

69165. Unless I’m really uneasy with what I’m writing, I lose interest very quickly. – Paul Haggis

69166. I was trying to talk about where we are right now as a society, and talk about the fear we all live in, and certainly since 9-11, how it’s affected us and the world. – Paul Haggis

69167. We’re trying to reinvent Bond. He’s 28 – no Q, no gadgets. – Paul Haggis

69168. We all have these tendencies in us that could go this way or that. I think that’s the real key in writing. To look at a character without judgment. – Paul Haggis

69169. The wonderful thing about Clint is you can never second guess how he is going to react to anything. – Paul Haggis

69170. I like to write about things about which I have no answers, questions that trouble me. These things trouble me. – Paul Haggis

69171. As a general rule, I don’t plan to travel with my Oscars, but we may have to make an exception. – Paul Haggis

69172. I just asked myself, what piece of that man’s soul did he just chew off and swallow to get next week’s assignment? You know, just to live, just to work as an artist, or to feed the family? – Paul Haggis

69173. We give you characters we’d feel very comfortable judging, and then go: ‘Oh yeah? Watch this’. – Paul Haggis

69174. I don’t think it’s the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers. I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask questions of yourself as you leave the theatre. – Paul Haggis

69175. I miss my mother very, very much. – Paul Haggis

69176. Well, you can’t trust most people in this game, period; it can be a very shady business. – Marvin Hagler

69177. You know looking back on it now I used the fight and after the fight as motivation, to make sure I was going to be the best middleweight in the world for a long time. – Marvin Hagler

69178. There are a lot of things and in order to be at the top and maintain your focus you have to have something that motivates you. For me, it was what I perceived as a lack of respect from the boxing world as well as the media, which made me want to work so hard and be great. – Marvin Hagler

69179. The situation right after the fight wasn’t too good; I believe I’m still the only champion in the world who never received the belt inside the ring once you’ve won the title. I held that against the English fans for a long time but I felt that also motivated me. – Marvin Hagler

69180. People still look at me as the champion and that’s very important to me. – Marvin Hagler

69181. Oh yeah, I mean every fighter has got be dedicated, learn how to sacrifice, know what the devotion is all about, make sure you’re paying attention and studying your art. – Marvin Hagler

69182. In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed. – Marvin Hagler

69183. Even though the outcome wasn’t the way it should have been, publicly I still feel in my heart I won the Sugar Ray Leonard fight. – Marvin Hagler

69184. Sitting here now today, I can forgive a lot of the English people because it only takes a hand full of bad people to do something stupid like that and it can make the whole country look bad. – Marvin Hagler

69185. You know, I think I had a great career; there’s not much I think I’d do different other than get a title shot much earlier. I didn’t get one till 49 or 50 fights into my career. – Marvin Hagler

69186. Well yes so far, I was recently in Germany and they had me do six book signings a day and that was too much so I had them cut it down to about three. It becomes taxing at times but its a lot of fun and you meet a lot of nice people. – Larry Hagman

69187. I’m not well versed on the verbiage of the internet. – Larry Hagman

69188. I’m sure it is, I’m not for any kind of war, we’ve been engaged in several wars since the second world war and we lost in Korea, we lost in Vietnam, they are political wars, they have nothing to do with any real threat, nor does this one. – Larry Hagman

69189. Marijuana you can give up, Iv given it up for fifteen years now and it never occurs to me to smoke it anymore. – Larry Hagman

69190. Later on when it became a routine it was not as exciting I’ll admit that. The first three years were wonderful, the rest were just money making and having fun. – Larry Hagman

69191. No no there wasn’t any planned 14th season, we all saw the writing on the wall. The ratings had been going down and so fourth, that curve goes on every show and in everybody’s life. – Larry Hagman

69192. Once you get rid of integrity the rest is a piece of cake. – Larry Hagman

69193. Well I think they broke the mould when they made me and being humble is one of my great assets. – Larry Hagman

69194. Well, I decided to stop. And I did. I stopped smoking, and I stopped speed at the same time. – Larry Hagman

69195. You know Hollywood is a weird and wonderful place, I didn’t know I Dream of Jeanie had been cancelled after 5 years until I went back to go on the lot to pick up some clothes and things I had in my dressing room. – Larry Hagman

69196. I’m happy to be here. I’m happy to be anywhere. I’m not kidding. – Larry Hagman

69197. There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them. – Larry Hagman

69198. At that time I was making the largest salary known on television and I didn’t want to see it die because those were the years paying off when I wasn’t making anything. – Larry Hagman

69199. I was shot when I think it was number one. That was the catalyst for the interest in the show. Certainly it went on for a long time after that but that’s what really kicked it off. Of course a lot of people watched it just because of the novelty of the situation. – Larry Hagman

69200. My definition of a redundancy is an air-bag in a politician’s car. – Larry Hagman

69201. After ten or twelve years you can only play something so long and then you start to parody it. – Larry Hagman

69202. But there is no withdrawal, but with tobacco there is terrible withdrawal, it is almost impossible for a lot of people. I did , I went cold turkey, they never had any patches in those days but grass was not difficult, alcohol not difficult, but tobacco – oh my god. – Larry Hagman

69203. I admit the last couple of years shows were not up to par. – Larry Hagman

69204. I did successfully kick tobacco at the age of 34. I smoked for like 20 years, from 14 to 34. – Larry Hagman

69205. I guess it was but I think peoples morality has changed. It’s gotten more liberal and more diverse and even in a sense much more fundamental, you take the fundamental religious right in this country, its got to go back about 50 years. – Larry Hagman

69206. I liked Dallas better because it was more deceptive, you could do more with it. – Larry Hagman

69207. I think JR would make a better President than the one we have now. – Larry Hagman

69208. I was sad to see anybody leave, we had a very nice family on that show. I was very sad to see momma go, Victoria and especially Linda. My god that was my wife on the show, in fact my wife calls her wife. – Larry Hagman

69209. I think they could of recast the children, I heard of people wanting to do something like that. That would be a nice little show to do but you know that show was of the 80’s, I don’t think the audience mind set is in that direction any longer. – Larry Hagman

69210. I didn’t write the book to sell the book, but to tell my experiences. – Larry Hagman

69211. As long as I am mayor of this city the great industries are secure. – Frank Hague

69212. You hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear these words I say to myself, ‘That man is a Red, that man is a Communist!’ You never hear a real American talk like that. – Frank Hague

69213. We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today. – William Hague

69214. Wouldn’t it be better to have a watertight law designed to catch the guilty, rather than a press release law designed to catch the headlines? – William Hague

69215. Nobody would hire me for TV, not that they should. – Jessica Hahn

69216. Many times, people attack the well-to-do people. They see an opportunity. – Jessica Hahn

69217. Michael Jackson asked me to sign a Playboy. I was more than happy to. – Jessica Hahn

69218. Jim Bakker is an extremely talented preacher, if he would just get it together. – Jessica Hahn

69219. My dad used to flush my mother’s head down the toilet. I was so screwed up. – Jessica Hahn

69220. What bothers me is that Jim Bakker lies. Jim Bakker knows for a fact that I was virgin. – Jessica Hahn

69221. My first quote was, I don’t want to hurt God’s people. Jim Bakker’s quote was, I was set up by a female. – Jessica Hahn

69222. Jim Bakker ripped off the bedspread and said, my wife doesn’t make me feel like a man anymore. – Jessica Hahn

69223. Once my mom passed away, I have nobody to answer to. It’s great. – Jessica Hahn

69224. Once Playboy came to me, all the preachers ran. I needed to pose in Playboy to make money. – Jessica Hahn

69225. People will always consider me a cartoon character, a bimbo. They will never give me credit. – Jessica Hahn

69226. Tammy Faye said, I am so happy that Jessica Hahn is so ugly, because now I don’t feel so bad. – Jessica Hahn

69227. Tammy Faye, I pray for every day. I really liked her. I wanted to be in their family. – Jessica Hahn

69228. Tammy Faye, I really like the woman. I wanted to be her kid. – Jessica Hahn

69229. Jim Bakker came along. He said, Jessica Hahn, listen. You’re a virgin. As God as my witness. He said, We need a girl that we can trust. – Jessica Hahn

69230. They did is sent me down Clearwater, Florida, and they said to me, Jessica, I need you to make Jim Bakker feel better. – Jessica Hahn

69231. I was a virgin. People find that hard to believe, but when you’re raised in a church, that was just the way it is. – Jessica Hahn

69232. Your mind is like, oh my God, I know this is wrong, but your body just gives in. – Jessica Hahn

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69233. The scandal happened and I made the best of it. I kind of feel like in the end it was a blessing. – Jessica Hahn

69234. I kept quiet for eight years. I did not want to hurt the church. – Jessica Hahn

69235. As God as my witness, they said, We’re above the law. There’s nothing you can do to us. You’re just a church secretary. – Jessica Hahn

69236. Billy Graham talks about how he doesn’t judge people. I don’t either. Some people I am just pissed at. – Jessica Hahn

69237. Church is great, but I found my church here. Hugh Hefner has been nothing but a gentleman. – Jessica Hahn

69238. Howard Stern was the only one that was able to get through to me. – Jessica Hahn

69239. I was green. All I knew was to walk my dog and go to church. – Jessica Hahn

69240. I believe in God, because he is the only thing that kept me going. He’s my best friend. – Jessica Hahn

69241. If only Tammy knew how much I really cared about her. She has nothing to do with any of this mess. – Jessica Hahn

69242. I kind of think I’m going to live a long life as a punishment. – Jessica Hahn

69243. I speak my mind. I just speak my heart. I will not turn away from any question. – Jessica Hahn

69244. I think Jim got screwed. I think Jim Bakker would have been a great preacher. Jim Bakker was very good at what he did. – Jessica Hahn

69245. I was a girl from Massapequa, New York. I grew up in Massapequa. I lived in a basement with one window. – Jessica Hahn

69246. I was actually very ugly. I was ugly. I felt very insecure. – Jessica Hahn

69247. I’d definitely pose nude again. No qualms. I actually had my breasts done again. Just updated, like new tires. – Jessica Hahn

69248. I’m a victim of maybe circumstances, but look at how it worked out. – Jessica Hahn

69249. I’ve done a lot of acting. I’m not saying I’m the greatest, but I’d love to act, I’d love to sing. – Jessica Hahn

69250. If he wants to blow his head off, let him. I don’t give a damn about Jim Bakker. – Jessica Hahn

69251. I admire people who just do the right thing, not looking to screw people up. I love all people. – Jessica Hahn

69252. I knew that the Hague Convention prohibited the use of poison in war. I didn’t know the details of the terms of the Convention, but I did know of that prohibition. – Otto Hahn

69253. At first the English were very surprised by our disregarding the Hague Convention. But from 1916 onward they used at least as much poison as we did. – Otto Hahn

69254. First we attacked the Russian soldiers with our gases, and then when we saw the poor fellows lying there, dying slowly, we tried to make breathing easier for them by using our own life-saving devices on them. – Otto Hahn

69255. I felt profoundly ashamed, I was very much upset. – Otto Hahn

69256. The physician’s highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy – to heal, as it is termed. – Samuel Hahnemann

69257. We didn’t lose Vietnam. We quit Vietnam. – Alexander Haig

69258. You have to look at the history of the Middle East in particular. It has been one of failure and frustration, of feudalism and tribalism. – Alexander Haig

69259. We didn’t do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned, given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan, a major U.S. force on the ground would convince the world we were in for the long-haul recovery of a country devastated by 21 years of warfare. – Alexander Haig

69260. Those who are seeking ways to tap into the potential of e-mail will find themselves in a position to capitalize on the pending explosion in Internet usage. – Alexander Haig

69261. Then came the hostage crisis during which Carter did nothing to rattle the ayatollahs who hung tough until Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, when they suddenly backed down. – Alexander Haig

69262. The world awaits Beijing’s hosting of the 2008 Olympics, an occasion which will bring into the global spotlight the dramatic advances China is making in enhancing the quality of life for its people. – Alexander Haig

69263. The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated ambiguity that would be clearly understood. – Alexander Haig

69264. Syria is a terrorist state by any definition and is so classified by the State Department. I happen to think Iran is too. Iraq, Iran, Syria, they’re all involved. – Alexander Haig

69265. Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level. – Alexander Haig

69266. Let them march all they want, as long as they continue to pay their taxes. – Alexander Haig

69267. It didn’t take long for the world to realize that the Shah was an enlightened liberal next to the bloody reactionary regime that followed, and which executed more people in three months than the Shah had done in 30 years. – Alexander Haig

69268. If they analyze the situation as thoroughly as they should, Muslims will realize they are the first targets. What are the fundamentalists really after? Simply taking over Islam and then turning its back on modernity. – Alexander Haig

69269. I’m the only American alive or dead who presided unhappily over the removal of a vice president and a president. – Alexander Haig

69270. A durable, long-term U.S.-China strategic relationship is even more important now than in previous decades. The relationship will continue to grow and prosper to the mutual benefit of all peoples. – Alexander Haig

69271. As of now, I am in control here in the White House. – Alexander Haig

69272. Sooner or later something had to give. But President Bush, faced with the unprecedented affront of 9-11, could not wait to take action. So he had to do what we were capable of doing, and he did it brilliantly. – Alexander Haig

69273. Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low moral, the battle is as good as lost. – Douglas Haig

69274. Further, a defensive policy involves the loss of the initiative, with all the consequent disadvantages to the defender. – Douglas Haig

69275. So long as the opposing forces are at the outset approximately equal in numbers and moral and there are no flanks to turn, a long struggle for supremacy is inevitable. – Douglas Haig

69276. Obviously, the greater the length of a war the higher is likely to be the number of casualties in it on either side. – Douglas Haig

69277. The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory. – Douglas Haig

69278. I don’t think I really invented anybody. I have drawn on real life. – Arthur Hailey

69279. I loved education, and, yes, I did want to go on learning. – Arthur Hailey

69280. I set myself 600 words a day as a minimum output, regardless of the weather, my state of mind or if I’m sick or well. There must be 600 finished words-not almost right words. – Arthur Hailey

69281. Long afterward, many would remember those two days in the first week of October with vividness and anguish. – Arthur Hailey

69282. The president of General Motors was in a foul humor. – Arthur Hailey

69283. There I was, an 18-year-old mimic rooming with a blind whistler. – Arthur Hailey

69284. When I began writing that I was able and did travel and met some fascinating people and also uncovered some history, which has not been discovered before. – Arthur Hailey

69285. The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right. – Lord Hailsham

69286. A reasonable doubt is nothing more than a doubt for which reasons can be given. The fact that 1 or 2 men out of 12 differ from the others does not establish that their doubts are reasonable. – Lord Hailsham

69287. The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion. – Lord Hailsham

69288. I regard freedom of expression as the primary right without which one can not have a proper functioning democracy. – Lord Hailsham

69289. In a confrontation with the politics of power, the soft center has always melted away. – Lord Hailsham

69290. I’ve gotten to work with some great people. I’ve been really lucky. – Corey Haim

69291. You are what you wear. I wear something different everyday. – Corey Haim

69292. What does kissing really mean to me? To me, if you feel, when you kiss a girl, that certain feeling of all those dolphins, like, swimming through your blood stream, and you get those good tingles inside your stomach, I don’t think there’s any better feeling. – Corey Haim

69293. Well, my favorite roles so far are Lucas and Lost Boys. – Corey Haim

69294. It basically comes down to that word: Love. I guess that’s what it’s all about. – Corey Haim

69295. I’m trying to get in the habit of, you know, picking up a book and learning how to write my feelings down, not my feelings but my thoughts, about things, and hopefully I’ll moving toward the writing and directing thing soon. – Corey Haim

69296. I’d love to see the rushes but it’s just not allowed because directors and also a lot of actors feel that if they see their work, and the director likes what they’re doing, the actor might try to correct their mistakes. – Corey Haim

69297. I think maybe ten years from now, I’m hopefully going to be, in like, Tahiti or something. Kicking back like in my huge mansion, if everything goes right, it’s all up to me. – Corey Haim

69298. But a year before that, I was starting to drink beer on the set of the film Lucas (1986). – Corey Haim

69299. I play keyboards and sing. I’ve written a couple of songs too. – Corey Haim

69300. I make myself pizza if it comes down to that drastic measurement. – Corey Haim

69301. I lived in Los Angeles in the ’80s, which was not the best place to be. – Corey Haim

69302. I have a doggy, a Japanese Akita, who I live to play with. – Corey Haim

69303. Corey feldman and I did sneak into the screening room one day during Lost Boys. – Corey Haim

69304. But one led to two, two led to four, four led to eight, until at the end it was about 85 a day – the doctors could not believe I was taking that much. And that was just the valium – I’m not talking about the other pills I went through. – Corey Haim

69305. I started on the downers which were a hell of a lot better than the uppers because I was a nervous wreck. – Corey Haim

69306. Um, you know, they have every right to feel the way they do and things are great with me, as you see, I’m very, good shape now and on the ball. Things are happening. – Corey Haim

69307. There will be no support in the island of Ireland for building a nuclear power station. – Peter Hain

69308. We now have a political process, we’ve had a period of parties that have been fighting each other quite literally with bombs and bullets, talking to each other, and having sat together in the assembly and sharing government with each other. – Peter Hain

69309. We’ll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I’ll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature. – Peter Hain

69310. You can get on with your job. I’m going to get on with mine. And mine is to deliver for the people of Northern Ireland, that’s what they expect from me and I’m not going to be deflected by interesting academic or media speculation or attempts to take the whole debate back. – Peter Hain

69311. What my job is, is to get on with getting the process of democratic politics, back on the road, entrenching the peace settlement, and I ask you to judge me on my record. – Peter Hain

69312. I was never Vice Chair of the Troops Out Movement. – Peter Hain

69313. When you look at what I’ve done here, you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not driven by any dogma from across the water, but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland’s people enjoy equal opportunities, driven by the values of social justice. – Peter Hain

69314. The big missing part of the jig-saw is to get the assembly back up and running here in Northern Ireland, to get shared government back in business, that is my objective, and we await the IRA statement to see if this will trigger a new dawn. – Peter Hain

69315. What’s crucial is that the IRA produce a credible statement that paramilitary and criminality activity is a thing of the past. That they are committed to a future which is exclusively peaceful and democratic. – Peter Hain

69316. Taxpayers will not stand for – nor should they – the funding of poster sites, leaflets or advertising. What people will support is funding for political education, for training, for party organization. – Peter Hain

69317. My job now, as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, is to take this process forward, and that I’m determined to do, whatever old clippings you dig out and whatever old quotes you put before me. – Peter Hain

69318. It’s been fascinating watching all those pictures of me with a lot more hair Jeremy, and looking very young. And we’ve all got things we’ve said, twenty, thirty years ago, indeed the whole world has changed since then. – Peter Hain

69319. I’m going to be looking forward, asked to be judged on my record, not taken back as has been the – in a sense, the tendency throughout politics in Northern Ireland, is to always look back, always look at what was said a long time ago, instead of looking forward. – Peter Hain

69320. I strongly support European sanctions against Mugabe and his ruling clique. We must do all in our power to help the people of Zimbabwe achieve their freedom and prosperity once again. – Peter Hain

69321. A lot of leading countries in the world, including the United States and Russia, have to take their responsibilities much more seriously to ensure we are back on the road to peace and stability. – Peter Hain

69322. I’ve had very good meetings with Unionist leaders, Democratic Unionist Party, Ian Paisley and his team. – Peter Hain

69323. That Sinn Fein, as I’ve already indicated, their leaders have already indicated that’s what they want to achieve – once we get that credible statement, then we can get around the table and start to move forward, and I’m confident we can do so. – Peter Hain

69324. I don’t think an opera house is ever a place that can make you entirely happy. – Bernard Haitink

69325. San Francisco has always been my favorite booing city. I don’t mean the people boo louder or longer, but there is a very special intimacy. When they boo you, you know they mean you. Music, that’s what it is to me. One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo. – George Halas

69326. When they boo you, you know they mean you. – George Halas

69327. Nothing is work unless you’d rather be doing something else. – George Halas

69328. Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it. – George Halas

69329. Don’t do anything in practice that you wouldn’t do in the game. – George Halas

69330. If you live long enough, lots of nice things happen. – George Halas

69331. You can achieve only that which you will do. – George Halas

69332. Find out what the other team wants to do. Then take it away from them. – George Halas

69333. Many people flounder about in life because they do not have a purpose, an objective toward which to work. – George Halas

69334. No publisher in America improved a paper so quickly on so grand a scale, took a paper that was marginal in qualities and brought it to excellence as Otis Chandler did. – David Halberstam

69335. Nixon, who spent much of his career attacking the press and saying he was a victim of the press, was in fact created by the press, in this case the L.A. Times. – David Halberstam

69336. Memory is often less about the truth than about what we want it to be. – David Halberstam

69337. If you’re a reporter, the easiest thing in the world is to get a story. The hardest thing is to verify. The old sins were about getting something wrong, that was a cardinal sin. The new sin is to be boring. – David Halberstam

69338. With the marketing pressures driving the book world today, it’s much easier to get the author of a memoir on a television show than a serious novelist. – David Halberstam

69339. The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms. – John B. S. Haldane

69340. A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult. – John B. S. Haldane

69341. While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced. – John B. S. Haldane

69342. Would I lay down my life to save my brother? No, but I would to save two brothers or eight cousins. – John B. S. Haldane

69343. We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve. – John B. S. Haldane

69344. Until politics are a branch of science we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium. – John B. S. Haldane

69345. To the biologist the problem of socialism appears largely as a problem of size. – John B. S. Haldane

69346. There is no great invention, from fire to flying, which has not been hailed as an insult to some god. – John B. S. Haldane

69347. There can be no truce between science and religion. – John B. S. Haldane

69348. And if we must educate our poets and artists in science, we must educate our masters, labour and capital, in art. – John B. S. Haldane

69349. My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose. – John B. S. Haldane

69350. It is my supposition that the Universe in not only queerer than we imagine, is queerer than we can imagine. – John B. S. Haldane

69351. In fact, words are well adapted for description and the arousing of emotion, but for many kinds of precise thought other symbols are much better. – John B. S. Haldane

69352. If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles. – John B. S. Haldane

69353. I wish I had the voice of Homer to sing of rectal carcinoma. – John B. S. Haldane

69354. I think, however, that so long as our present economic and national systems continue, scientific research has little to fear. – John B. S. Haldane

69355. The extreme socialists desire to run every nation as a single business concern. – John B. S. Haldane

69356. I have never yet met a healthy person who worried very much about his health, or a really good person who worried much about his own soul. – John B. S. Haldane

69357. You can’t put the toothpaste back in the tube. – H. R. Haldeman

69358. The finishing off of the encircled enemy army is to be left to the Luftwaffe. – Franz Halder

69359. The left-wing, which consists of armoured and motorized forces and has no enemy in front of it, will be stopped dead in its tracks upon direct order from the Fuhrer. – Franz Halder

69360. The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will bring about the disintegration of the British Empire. This would not be of any benefit to Germany. – Franz Halder

69361. War – hard apprenticeship of freedom. – Edward Everett Hale

69362. To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, and To lend a hand. – Edward Everett Hale

69363. The making of friends who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man’s success in life. – Edward Everett Hale

69364. Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds of trouble – the ones they’ve had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have. – Edward Everett Hale

69365. Make it your habit not to be critical about small things. – Edward Everett Hale

69366. In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival. – Edward Everett Hale

69367. If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough. – Edward Everett Hale

69368. I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. – Edward Everett Hale

69369. ‘Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?’ No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country. – Edward Everett Hale

69370. Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately. – Edward Everett Hale

69371. Christianity is part of the Common Law of England. – Matthew Hale

69372. It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking if your own tongue must praise you. – Matthew Hale

69373. The more business one has, the more you are able to accomplish, for you learn to economize your time. – Matthew Hale

69374. The vanity of loving fine clothes and new fashion, and placing value on ourselves by them is one of the most childish pieces of folly. – Matthew Hale

69375. I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. – Nathan Hale

69376. There is something in the decay of nature that awakens thought, even in the most trifling mind. – Sarah Josepha Hale

69377. We’re very needy people, you know. – Alex Van Halen

69378. There is a volatile mix, and that’s because we’re all intense. And there’s no denying that. – Alex Van Halen

69379. You don’t leave behind box office scores or how many dollars changed hands. – Alex Van Halen

69380. You come to the planet with nothing and you leave with nothing, so you’d better do some good while you are here. – Alex Van Halen

69381. Yeah, we have our differences, but we put those aside, and now we’re making music. It’s great. – Alex Van Halen

69382. When you leave the planet, you leave music behind. – Alex Van Halen

69383. Whatever our personal differences are, there are no bigger fans of this band than the people who are in this band. – Alex Van Halen

69384. We’re having a blast. Just four friends getting together. – Alex Van Halen

69385. Van Halen is a work in progress. – Alex Van Halen

69386. There’s nothing worse than having everybody thinking alike, talking alike and having the same direction in mind. It gets stale that way. – Alex Van Halen

69387. When the tour is done, that’s the end of the U.S. tour. We’ll regroup and see what we’re going to do. – Alex Van Halen

69388. Everybody has a high point and a lot goes into that: timing, situation, general consciousness. – Alex Van Halen

69389. It’s part of our nature. As much as I love (brother and guitarist Eddie), if you put us in a room with no one else for 15 minutes, we’d be at each other’s throats. – Alex Van Halen

69390. The Beatles will never get back together and David Lee Roth will never again sing with Van Halen. – Alex Van Halen

69391. Meaning that if you live in the moment, so to speak, we play today, and tonight we’re done. – Alex Van Halen

69392. Music is a dialogue. – Alex Van Halen

69393. At our age, you don’t want to stop. – Alex Van Halen

69394. Nobody sets out to make a bad record. – Alex Van Halen

69395. On a personal level, we all get along fine. – Alex Van Halen

69396. Sammy and I got together and it was like we hadn’t missed a beat. – Alex Van Halen

69397. Some things are impossible. – Alex Van Halen

69398. It’s unfortunate nine years were in between – you can’t take that time back; you can’t undo it. – Alex Van Halen

69399. There’s a plaque on our wall that says we’ve sold over 65 million albums, and I don’t feel I’ve accomplished anything. I feel like I’m just getting started. – Eddie Van Halen

69400. David Lee Roth had the idea that if you covered a successful song, you were half way home. C’mon – Van Halen doing ‘Dancing in the Streets’? It was stupid. I started feeling like I would rather bomb playing my own songs than be successful playing someone else’s music. – Eddie Van Halen

69401. I was trying to take the band in a direction that I thought was appropriate, and Roth was trying to take the band in more of a Las Vegas direction. And there he is. – Eddie Van Halen

69402. It’s always a Catch-22 situation. They hate you if you’re the same, and they hate you if you’re different. – Eddie Van Halen

69403. Music is for people. The word ‘pop’ is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I’m just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work, I’m cool. – Eddie Van Halen

69404. As he is one, so we call Him God, the Deity, the Divine Nature, and other names of the same signification. – John Hales

69405. Yet God is so one that He admits of distinction, and so admits of distinction that He still remains unity. – John Hales

69406. In order to make money the first thing is to have no need of it. – Ludovic Halevy

69407. No news is good news. – Ludovic Halevy

69408. In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. – Alex Haley

69409. When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth. – Alex Haley

69410. Roots is not just a saga of my family. It is the symbolic saga of a people. – Alex Haley

69411. Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics. – Alex Haley

69412. Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. – Alex Haley

69413. In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it. – Alex Haley

69414. I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn’t make me love the less successful one any less. – Alex Haley

69415. Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you. – Alex Haley

69416. Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help. – Alex Haley

69417. My fondest hope is that ‘Roots’ may start black, white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots. Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall. – Alex Haley

69418. The road can be hard on a kid if he’s not careful. – Bill Haley

69419. We steer completely clear of anything suggestive. – Bill Haley

69420. We take a lot of care with lyrics because we don’t want to offend anybody. – Bill Haley

69421. She was so small she could make mamba in a telephone booth. – Bill Haley

69422. I sat down one night and wrote the line rock, rock, rock everybody. – Bill Haley

69423. See you later, alligator. After a while, crocodile. – Bill Haley

69424. The music is the main thing and it’s just as easy to write acceptable words. – Bill Haley

69425. No one can be right all of the time, but it helps to be right most of the time. – Robert Half

69426. A ruler isn’t always straight. – Robert Half

69427. When your future arrives, will you blame your past? – Robert Half

69428. When one teaches, two learn. – Robert Half

69429. Time spent on hiring is time well spent. – Robert Half

69430. There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability. – Robert Half

69431. There are some who start their retirement long before they stop working. – Robert Half

69432. The search for someone to blame is always successful. – Robert Half

69433. People who look down on other people don’t end up being looked up to. – Robert Half

69434. Not admitting a mistake is a bigger mistake. – Robert Half

69435. Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it’s only kept a secret from the person who fails. – Robert Half

69436. It’s easy to make good decisions when there are no bad options. – Robert Half

69437. Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy. – Robert Half

69438. Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too. – Robert Half

69439. Convincing yourself doesn’t win an argument. – Robert Half

69440. Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers. – Robert Half

69441. Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea. – Robert Half

69442. People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can’t live within its income. – Robert Half

69443. No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69444. The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69445. To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69446. Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69447. Punctuality is the soul of business. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69448. Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69449. Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69450. Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69451. A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother’s love. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69452. A college education shows a man how little other people know. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69453. When a man is wrong and won’t admit it, he always gets angry. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69454. Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

69455. Those who are of the opinion that money will do everything may reasonably be expected to do everything for money. – Edward F. Halifax

69456. True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes. – Edward F. Halifax

69457. The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear. – Edward F. Halifax

69458. The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you. – Edward F. Halifax

69459. Most men’s anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for. – Edward F. Halifax

69460. Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it. – Edward F. Halifax

69461. Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is very good company by the way. – Edward F. Halifax

69462. He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly, but he will do few things. – Edward F. Halifax

69463. Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it. – Edward F. Halifax

69464. A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner. – Edward F. Halifax

69465. When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters. – Edward F. Halifax

69466. Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts. – Edward F. Halifax

69467. Anger is seldom without argument but seldom with a good one. – Lord Halifax

69468. If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place. – Lord Halifax

69469. The best party is but a kind of conspiracy against the rest of the nation. – Lord Halifax

69470. I think my favorite, and Coppola and that whole thing. East coast Italian directors I guess. – Anthony Michael Hall

69471. You have film actors doing TV, rap stars doing TV, with everyone kind of crossing the line. – Anthony Michael Hall

69472. So I think it’s fair to say it’s even more of a challenge for some of these actors that are coming up, because there’s such a pressure to look good, to be sexy and be palatable to people on whatever level. – Anthony Michael Hall

69473. Obviously with the onset of cable and satellite, there are more opportunities for programming and original programming, so it creates more opportunities for actors and producers and directors and everything. – Anthony Michael Hall

69474. You want to do work that is remembered, you want to be a part of something that’s remembered. – Anthony Michael Hall

69475. That, we encourage, and I think we’re doing a pretty good job with the website and also the DVD, like the first season came out and the second season’s being prepared now. – Anthony Michael Hall

69476. There are people who do De Niro and Walken impersonations. – Anthony Michael Hall

69477. There’ve been many a season where I couldn’t get work, and I think that you learn character development and you learn how to really want what you do in life when you can’t really do it. – Anthony Michael Hall

69478. They all matter to me, whether I’m working on a Sam Jackson film for a week or I’m the star of my own TV series – I take it all very seriously, and I have a healthy respect for the work in general, despite the role. – Anthony Michael Hall

69479. We don’t want to show our hand to the fan base or give up too much too early. – Anthony Michael Hall

69480. Well, I’ve learned something from Michael Robison just about maximizing your shots. For example, if I’m shooting a scene and someone’s driving at the wheel, you could steal an insert in the same shot. – Anthony Michael Hall

69481. Movies are just ridiculously expensive. – Anthony Michael Hall

69482. Well, I’ve just gotten accustomed to just being in Canada for five and a half months a year. – Anthony Michael Hall

69483. Cutting edge, breakthrough, television. That’s what we want to do. – Anthony Michael Hall

69484. I think the obvious answer is I was raised in New York City, so growing up, not only myself but my family, like my father, we would watch a lot of Scorsese films. – Anthony Michael Hall

69485. Like any show, I think some episodes are going to be stronger than others, but I think it’s a good show that people enjoy and I hear the reactions too. – Anthony Michael Hall

69486. But on this show, it’s a good question because in the 35 shows that we’ve done now, I’ve really made a consistent effort to really shadow the directors because in many ways they have to be more prepared than feature directors. – Anthony Michael Hall

69487. First of all, it was in my contract. I knew I would be directing an episode. – Anthony Michael Hall

69488. I mean, before this, I would have said playing Bill Gates, because I’m playing someone obviously who is alive and is the richest man in the world. That was a heavy responsibility. – Anthony Michael Hall

69489. I think in both of those situations, it’s important as an actor to learn, despite the success I had as a kid, that it’s important to understand what it means to be a small fish in a big pond. – Anthony Michael Hall

69490. I think it’s even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses. – Anthony Michael Hall

69491. I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately, the most learning I’ve done in my life is between jobs. – Anthony Michael Hall

69492. I would say probably Pirates of Silicon Valley just because I’m proud of the work, playing Gates. – Anthony Michael Hall

69493. In the years since I worked with John Hughes, there were many years where I literally had hundred of doors slammed in my face because I wasn’t that kid anymore, and I wasn’t a character actor, and I wasn’t a leading man, and I wasn’t whatever Hollywood was looking for. – Anthony Michael Hall

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69494. It’s funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film. – Anthony Michael Hall

69495. 15 years later, it’s all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it’s the cast of Friends or That ’70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff. – Anthony Michael Hall

69496. I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true. – Arsenio Hall

69497. I don’t possess a lot of self-confidence. I’m an actor so I simply act confident every time I hit the stage. – Arsenio Hall

69498. You go out with a girl you used to date, she looks so damn good, and then at a certain point you say, Boy, now I remember. I know why I left! – Arsenio Hall

69499. I am always looking for a cool tee shirt; maybe one with a rock band or an old advertisement. – Bridget Hall

69500. I love to find a great vintage secondhand shop. – Bridget Hall

69501. Snowboarding! I love it! Some of the best places to snowboard are Telluride and Park Cities, Utah. – Bridget Hall

69502. My favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Jets. – Bridget Hall

69503. But, I understand that Black Comb and Whistler are supposed to be great for snowboarding. So I am looking forward to going there someday soon. – Bridget Hall

69504. I don’t remember ever having finished a book. – Bridget Hall

69505. I had to jump out of a plane! The shoot was for an editorial for a magazine; and it called for skydiving. – Bridget Hall

69506. The sun is the most parallel light source because it is so far away. – Conrad Hall

69507. There is a kind of beauty in imperfection. – Conrad Hall

69508. There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors… it’s an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job. – Conrad Hall

69509. There are a lot of directors who are knowledgeable about images, and others who aren’t. – Conrad Hall

69510. The closer the source of light is to a subject, the broader the beams are. – Conrad Hall

69511. The audience has to understand that if the film is going to have any meaning for them. If they are going to empathize with the characters, they have to visualize the process of concentration involved in making every move. – Conrad Hall

69512. That’s why I like fast film. It gives you more freedom to light more naturally. – Conrad Hall

69513. Photography is a very important part of my life. – Conrad Hall

69514. You have to understand the nature of light. – Conrad Hall

69515. You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward. – Conrad Hall

69516. With today’s fast films, you can light the way your eye sees the scene. You can abuse the film and create subtleties in contrast with light and exposure, diffusion and filters. That’s what makes it an art. – Conrad Hall

69517. I think one of the reasons people quit is because they’re afraid they won’t be able to get better and better; that they have to come to a zenith of some kind. – Conrad Hall

69518. I want to tell a story and shape it all the way through to the end. – Conrad Hall

69519. I was very happy sitting alone at a dining room table, writing a script. – Conrad Hall

69520. In aptitude tests, I scored highest in music. – Conrad Hall

69521. It is also difficult to articulate the subtleties in cinema, because there aren’t words or metaphors which describe many of the emotions you are attempting to evoke. – Conrad Hall

69522. It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema. – Conrad Hall

69523. It’s important to know that if you are dealing with shadows. – Conrad Hall

69524. I suppose I would still be a communicator, maybe a musician. – Conrad Hall

69525. Manipulating shadows and tonality is like writing music or a poem. – Conrad Hall

69526. My first semester, I got a D in creative writing. – Conrad Hall

69527. My peers say I have made a difference. That means more to me than winning an Oscar. – Conrad Hall

69528. Painting and writing are solitary arts. – Conrad Hall

69529. Contrast is what makes photography interesting. – Conrad Hall

69530. It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery. – Conrad Hall

69531. Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities… much more so than music or language. – Conrad Hall

69532. Billions of people have seen and been influenced by movies in the short history of this industry. – Conrad Hall

69533. But at heart, I am more than a cinematographer. – Conrad Hall

69534. Every cinematographer I worked with had his own way of solving problems. – Conrad Hall

69535. But you know you haven’t done it all because you know everything keeps evolving and changing; and you know you can evolve with it if you grow and develop as a human being. – Conrad Hall

69536. I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex, bigger than life characters. – Conrad Hall

69537. Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten. – Conrad Hall

69538. Every once in a while, when the audience is expecting to see one thing, you have to show them something else. – Conrad Hall

69539. I can still recall the thrill of shooting my first film. – Conrad Hall

69540. I don’t think of myself as a director or writer. I think of myself as a filmmaker. – Conrad Hall

69541. I hope I’m still shooting when I’m 80. – Conrad Hall

69542. I knew exactly how I wanted it to play, but you are never sure until you watch the projected images reflect off the screen. That’s when you know it worked. – Conrad Hall

69543. I realize that every picture isn’t a work of art. – Conrad Hall

69544. There is no formula to making it to the NFL other than good fortune and and playing well in college. – Dante Hall

69545. I love my relationship with Coach Vermeil because it is one of the few genuine relationships that I have. – Dante Hall

69546. I love to play pool. – Dante Hall

69547. I never dislike anyone that I am in competition with. I welcome the challenge. Besides, I get along with just about everyone. – Dante Hall

69548. I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father and friend. – Dante Hall

69549. My favorite NBA team are the houston rockets and favorite college team are the duke blue devils. – Dante Hall

69550. On certain plays and situations I feel like I have the advantage. But sometimes I just have to not think about the size of the guy in front of me. – Dante Hall

69551. Part of my success was having a place to play as a kid. – Dante Hall

69552. The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers! – Dante Hall

69553. Treat everyone the way you would want to be treated… this can be applied to any situation. – Dante Hall

69554. I love all sports. – Dante Hall

69555. If I had the hand strength to sign autographs for everybody in Kansas City, I would… but its just impossible to get to everyone. – Dante Hall

69556. Anything that is unexpected is the X-factor. – Dante Hall

69557. Every time I fumble or drop a ball I am embarrassed. – Dante Hall

69558. Sports are not for everyone. – Dante Hall

69559. My two favorite things about being a pro player are Sunday afternoons being able to excite many fans and the money because I get to treat my family and friends and myself to nice things. – Dante Hall

69560. This illness made it impossible for me to give my best effort to our audience, but now that it’s been identified, I’m looking forward to a complete, quick recovery and to get back out there with John as soon as possible. – Daryl Hall

69561. If you take a bunch of superstars and put them in a room where they don’t have their assistants and entourage, it’s funny to see what happens. – Daryl Hall

69562. I returned to upstate NY where I just laid in bed for days with a fever that just wouldn’t go away. After more of this, I grew increasingly sure that this was not simply the flu! – Daryl Hall

69563. Chronic Lyme causes arthritis, heart problems, stroke – even death. – Daryl Hall

69564. I guess I strike people as very serious, or very intense. – Deidre Hall

69565. There was never a point in my life where I gave up. My marriage, as you know, fell apart. – Deidre Hall

69566. The fact is that daytime television is less valued than nighttime, and it’s partly because of the product that we produce. We do a one-hour show in 12 hours. Nighttime produces a one-hour show in seven to nine days. – Deidre Hall

69567. I know it may seem surprising to people, but learning dialog that has a conversational flow to it is not that difficult. – Deidre Hall

69568. I don’t work a five-day week as a rule, and I’ve managed to fill that time up. It hasn’t been that hard. I volunteer at school. I’m working because I love it. Yet, I don’t not envy women who have a stay-at-home job, because you miss stuff. – Deidre Hall

69569. Come to find out, the Russians were never afraid of the Americans. They weren’t raised with the terror that we were by our government. I was struck by how our government misled us for so many years. – Deidre Hall

69570. I would have ten children. I think they are the most fascinating, and it’s the only thing in the world that hasn’t been overrated. – Deidre Hall

69571. It’s amazing. I can’t believe how brilliant the whole thing is – my daughter, Georgia, is just wonderful. – Edward Hall

69572. We have cut the text, but what remains are Shakespeare’s words. – Edward Hall

69573. I was a terrible actor. The analytical part of my mind never quite let go. – Edward Hall

69574. I’d love to do some new plays. – Edward Hall

69575. While trying to protect the republic, the conspirators in Julius Caesar enable Mark Antony to triumph. In Rose Rage, the more Henry VI tries to fix things, the more they go wrong. – Edward Hall

69576. Oh, come off it, I’ve only directed three plays for the RSC. – Edward Hall

69577. People come to the theatre to be excited and uplifted – I want to inspire my audience. – Edward Hall

69578. Shakespeare reveals human nature brilliantly: he shines a light on our instinctive desire to dominate each other. – Edward Hall

69579. Theatre is about people, not buildings. Incalculable damage has been done to the expert talent a company needs – from wardrobe to lighting technicians. – Edward Hall

69580. We felt that although they were patchy, there was a tremendous political energy in the Henry plays. – Edward Hall

69581. Normally, an actress has to work to bring out her male side. In our case, the dynamic is reversed. The actor playing her modelled himself on Sharon Stone. – Edward Hall

69582. Each organism, no matter how simple or complex, has around it a sacred bubble of space, a bit of mobile territoriality which only a few other organisms are allowed to penetrate and then only for short periods of time. – Edward Hall

69583. I hate getting bored. – Edward Hall

69584. I wanted to make the violence beautiful in order to heighten our revulsion. – Edward Hall

69585. The information is in the people, not in your head. – Edward T. Hall

69586. For him to have understood me would have meant reorganizing his thinking… giving up his intellectual ballast, and few people are willing to risk such a radical move. – Edward T. Hall

69587. Behind every piece of paper lies a human situation. – Edward T. Hall

69588. Culture is not made up but something that evolves which is human. – Edward T. Hall

69589. I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost. – Edward T. Hall

69590. Man is used to the fact that there are languages which he does not at first understand and which must be learned, but because art is primarily visual he expects that he should get the message immediately and is apt to be affronted if he doesn’t. – Edward T. Hall

69591. The future for us is the foreseeable future. The South Asian, however, feels that it is perfectly realistic to think of a ‘long time’ in terms of thousands of years. – Edward T. Hall

69592. Now, you can’t tell me, we have the only God in the whole world. You can’t tell me that nobody else has God. – Edward T. Hall

69593. We should never denigrate any other culture but rather help people to understand the relationship between their own culture and the dominant culture. When you understand another culture or language, it does not mean that you have to lose your own culture. – Edward T. Hall

69594. Age affects how people experience time. – Edward T. Hall

69595. The reason man does not experience his true cultural self is that until he experiences another self as valid he has little basis for validating his own self. – Edward T. Hall

69596. Two points that are very important points to remember and ask: Is it real and does it work? – Edward T. Hall

69597. How man evolved with such an incredible reservoir of talent and such fantastic diversity isn’t completely understood… he knows so little and has nothing to measure himself against. – Edward T. Hall

69598. I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. – Evelyn Beatrice Hall

69599. And sometimes you have to go above the written law, I believe. – Fawn Hall

69600. I did not know many of the details relevant to the Iran and contra initiatives. – Fawn Hall

69601. I felt uneasy, but sometimes, like I said before, I believed in Col. North and there was a very solid and very valid reason that he must have been doing this. – Fawn Hall

69602. I think Col. North is first a U.S. citizen and he has the same rights as you yourself do, sir. – Fawn Hall

69603. We shred every day. – Fawn Hall

69604. Abundance and vigor of automatic movements are desirable, and even a considerable degree of restlessness is a good sign in young children. – G. Stanley Hall

69605. Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more completely human traits are now born. – G. Stanley Hall

69606. Being an only child is a disease in itself. – G. Stanley Hall

69607. Of all work-schools, a good farm is probably the best for motor development. – G. Stanley Hall

69608. Muscles are in a most intimate and peculiar sense the organs of the will. – G. Stanley Hall

69609. The years from about eight to twelve constitute a unique period of human life. – G. Stanley Hall

69610. Man is largely a creature of habit, and many of his activities are more or less automatic reflexes from the stimuli of his environment. – G. Stanley Hall

69611. Civilization is so hard on the body that some have called it a disease, despite the arts that keep puny bodies alive to a greater average age, and our greater protection from contagious and germ diseases. – G. Stanley Hall

69612. The man of the future may, and even must, do things impossible in the past and acquire new motor variations not given by heredity. – G. Stanley Hall

69613. Every theory of love, from Plato down, teaches that each individual loves in the other sex what he lacks in himself. – G. Stanley Hall

69614. Adolescence as the time when an individual ‘recapitulates’ the savage stage of the race’s past. – Granville Stanley Hall

69615. Precisely what menstruation is, is not yet very well known. – Granville Stanley Hall

69616. Puberty for a girl is like floating down a broadening river into an open sea. – Granville Stanley Hall

69617. Mobilize people to vote and to re-elect Clinton as the only way to defeat. – Gus Hall

69618. Why would anyone lie? The truth is always more colorful. – James Hall

69619. We want people to realize you are at a design school, not a land grant college. The way we look says a great deal about who we are. – James Hall

69620. When urbanity decays, civilization suffers and decays with it. – James Norman Hall

69621. Remote villages and communities have lost their identity, and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations, the automobile. – James Norman Hall

69622. All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West. – James Norman Hall

69623. Then, in 2000, John Reid, Elton John’s former manager, asked me to audition for the stage version of The Graduate he was producing. So I worked on it, got the part, and after three weeks’ rehearsal I was on stage! – Jerry Hall

69624. Mick Jagger and I just really liked each other a lot. We talked all night. We had the same views on nuclear disarmament. – Jerry Hall

69625. Music, art, theater. I’m just a big fan of beauty. – Jerry Hall

69626. My favorite dancer is Sylvie Guillem. – Jerry Hall

69627. The more flesh you show, the higher up the ladder you go. – Jerry Hall

69628. We used to go to Studio 54 – an amazing place. – Jerry Hall

69629. Well, I think mostly we’re dressing for men. – Jerry Hall

69630. Well, I was fourteen in Texas. But I looked twenty-five. – Jerry Hall

69631. We all know pain doesn’t exist without some coexisting depression. – Jerry Hall

69632. My mother said it was simple to keep a man, you must be a maid in the living room, a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom. I said I’d hire the other two and take care of the bedroom bit. – Jerry Hall

69633. I have very old-fashioned tastes. – Jerry Hall

69634. I think if I weren’t so beautiful, maybe, I’d have more character. – Jerry Hall

69635. I love good rock’n’roll, blues and jazz, gospel, and a little reggae. – Jerry Hall

69636. I used to hang out with Salvador Dali a lot. He was such a nice man. I really liked his wife Gala, too. People say that she was tricky, but she was never difficult with me. – Jerry Hall

69637. I’d always enjoyed acting, but modeling was so time-consuming – and lucrative – that I didn’t pursue it. – Jerry Hall

69638. I’m a bit of a groupie. – Jerry Hall

69639. I’m a very bad citizen. I’ve never even voted. – Jerry Hall

69640. I’m a very lazy, stay-at-home kind of girl. – Jerry Hall

69641. I’ve always gotten along best with artists. – Jerry Hall

69642. I love doing theater so much – being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance. – Jerry Hall

69643. I have absolutely zero interest in politics. – Jerry Hall

69644. I love mysticism – it’s such fun. – Jerry Hall

69645. I have done a lot of theater. – Jerry Hall

69646. A healthy love life is not and should not be the preserve of those in their 20s and 30s. It’s important at all ages. – Jerry Hall

69647. A women needs to be a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom. – Jerry Hall

69648. I am very friendly with lots of people in rock’n’roll, because I spent so much time with them over the years through Mick’s work. – Jerry Hall

69649. I’ve dabbled in several different religions. – Jerry Hall

69650. I think everyone holds back. I am always censoring myself and I’m sorry about it. But I always have to consider whether my remarks might cause someone pain. – John Hall

69651. There’s one political party in this country, and that’s the corporate party. – John Hall

69652. The same music is playing on the radio in San Francisco, New York, Washington DC and Annapolis. Everywhere you go there’s the same artists and same songs by them, over and over again. At some stations they play the same songs 50 to 60 times a week. – John Hall

69653. Most people see through these issues but the corporate media doesn’t reflect these sentiments. – John Hall

69654. More negatives write than call. It’s a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic. – John Hall

69655. I would hope to inspire in my listeners a feeling of freedom – of speech, thought and political activity. – John Hall

69656. As a person who is not confrontational by disposition I tend to see that the quality of being confrontational is a positive attribute. – John Hall

69657. Anytime you open your mouth there’s going to be someone who’s put off. I try to deal with that by keeping the topical portions of my show brief. I realize that some people wish my comments were briefer. – John Hall

69658. I’ve had two callers ask, ‘Did you ever work for someone who is poorer than you are?’ Their idea is it takes a rich person to give you a job because jobs are something that are given to you, an inferior, from on high. – John Hall

69659. Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues. – Joseph Hall

69660. He is great enough that is his own master. – Joseph Hall

69661. Perfection is the child of time. – Joseph Hall

69662. A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was. – Joseph Hall

69663. Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave. – Joseph Hall

69664. It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos. – Manly Hall

69665. Moderation is the secret of survival. – Manly Hall

69666. The end of science is not to prove a theory, but to improve mankind. – Manly Hall

69667. Words are potent weapons for all causes, good or bad. – Manly Hall

69668. I think anybody would be hard pressed not to relate to at least one of the characters, because there’s so many different multifaceted people populating this crazy world. – Michael C. Hall

69669. Yes, I mean, There’s nothing like it. There is an added sense of pressure because of that, but there’s also nothing like the thrill you get being in the same space with that audience right there and then. And when you do it, it’s over. – Michael C. Hall

69670. Ultimately, I’m a mess. I don’t mean I’m a mess, like, emotionally – I mean, I think probably everybody’s a mess. David’s a mess. But. I’m talking about… I’m messy. – Michael C. Hall

69671. So it’s really nice after about a year and a half to get back on stage and flex those old muscles. – Michael C. Hall

69672. People feel like they know me from the work I have done, but it’s not me. – Michael C. Hall

69673. My mother is a survivor who’s had a lot of things happen in her life that have been very trying. – Michael C. Hall

69674. It’s interesting to play a role where you don’t really have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince yourself that you’re not acting. – Michael C. Hall

69675. I’m very focused on “Dexter” right now. I want to make it as good of a show as we can. – Michael C. Hall

69676. I think I had a shyness about me, I think I discovered acting as a way to break out of that and as a way of belonging, a sense of being special. – Michael C. Hall

69677. I never really considered acting as a career until I moved to New York. – Michael C. Hall

69678. I like to think I am well-mannered. If I have the option at a breakfast place, I’ll go with the grits. That’s how Southern I am. – Michael C. Hall

69679. I don’t think closeted homosexual morticians have the market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame. – Michael C. Hall

69680. I certainly know there are people in positions of power in the business who lack imagination and, perhaps as a result of that, think of me as ‘David’. But I wouldn’t really want to work with those people, you know? – Michael C. Hall

69681. For me, it was more a dramatic shift to go from the stage to the screen. – Michael C. Hall

69682. I mean, the competition is really created by the buzz around the Emmys. It’s a totally subjective thing. – Michael C. Hall

69683. I think we’re really – we’re doing a really great job doing our show, and other shows are doing a great job doing theirs, and we’ll just see what people have to say. – Michael C. Hall

69684. Actually, I’m an overnight success, but it took twenty years. – Monty Hall

69685. It was a show that you played at home and you’re saying to the contestant do this and do that. When you at home are involved in yelling at the screen, then you know you’ve got an audience. – Monty Hall

69686. As I got more successful, I felt it was more incumbent upon me to help the other people. I did more and more and the more I did the more I wanted. – Monty Hall

69687. I’ve had it. I did 4,700 episodes. Isn’t that enough? – Monty Hall

69688. Whoever becomes the head of the National Theater finds himself in a position like that of Nelson’s Column – pigeons dump on you because you’re there. – Peter Hall

69689. The youth of France do not want a new neo-liberal contract. – Peter Hall

69690. You’re neither unnatural, nor abominable, nor mad; you’re as much a part of what people call nature as anyone else. – Radclyffe Hall

69691. We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days. – Robert Hall

69692. Rising health care spending occurs because it is beneficial, not a burden on the economy. – Robert Hall

69693. We should be more anxious that our afflictions should benefit us than that they should be speedily removed from us. – Robert Hall

69694. Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history. – Robert Hall

69695. In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best. – Robert Hall

69696. Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor of whatever is countenanced by antiquity, enforced by authority, and recommended by custom. – Robert Hall

69697. In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits. – Robert Hall

69698. Call things by their right names – Glass of brandy and water! That is the current, but not the appropriate name; ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation. – Robert Hall

69699. A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity. – Robert Hall

69700. I think my emotional revulsion against Stalin’s terror would have stopped me in my tracks. – Theodore Hall

69701. It used to be that you’d have a song recorded by a major country artist and if it was a hit, you could buy a car. Now you can buy a dealership. – Tom T. Hall

69702. My best album is called In Search Of A Song. That was my best shot right there. My finest hour, as they say. I could listen to the whole thing all the way through. There’s nothing really crammed into it. – Tom T. Hall

69703. My theory is if you have a religion, it’s a good one. Because some people don’t have any at all. – Tom T. Hall

69704. People think because you’re private, you have something you don’t want them to know. – Tom T. Hall

69705. Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion. – Tom T. Hall

69706. The first time with artistic endeavors is, if it’s working, it was your idea, and if it’s not, it’s somebody else’s idea. – Tom T. Hall

69707. If Barbara Walters was interviewing me, I’d figure her career was as dead as mine! – Tom T. Hall

69708. The first guy who came up with the concept of religion was sitting out under a tree. I’m sure of that. – Tom T. Hall

69709. This generation should entertain this generation. It’s only fair. When I was a kid, I mowed the lawn. Now, somebody else’s kid can mow the lawn. – Tom T. Hall

69710. When you retire, it’s a place in life, a part of the journey. You just don’t quit work; you develop an attitude where you can do what you please. – Tom T. Hall

69711. Whiskey’s to tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer. – Tom T. Hall

69712. Young kids are doing the same thing I did, but they’re doing it differently. They don’t do brain surgery the way they used to do it either. – Tom T. Hall

69713. The best compliment I ever had is, one day I was in Nashville, some disc jockey said, Hey, that sounds like a Tom T. Hall song. Up until then there hadn’t been any such thing. – Tom T. Hall

69714. I have my own religion. I’m sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish. – Tom T. Hall

69715. The way you look for songs, you find yourself looking for little signals and clues about life and how things are. – Tom T. Hall

69716. After I retired and came off the road, I gathered up all my musical instruments and suddenly, I wanted them all to be perfect. – Tom T. Hall

69717. Faulkner was almost oriental. I never got into Faulkner. – Tom T. Hall

69718. I am a fan of history. – Tom T. Hall

69719. I’m a very comfortable and happy-go-lucky old man. I never wanted to be great, because I’d just get worried. – Tom T. Hall

69720. I have had hundreds of people work for me over the years, and I don’t think I ever fired anybody. – Tom T. Hall

69721. I love winners when they cry, losers when they try. – Tom T. Hall

69722. I never fixed a story. I didn’t make judgments, I let the listener make judgments. When I got to the end of the story, if it had a moral, I let the listener find it. – Tom T. Hall

69723. I never hid out. I was never big enough a star. – Tom T. Hall

69724. I took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I’d pick out an author and I would read all their books. – Tom T. Hall

69725. I was quite a reader before I became a writer. – Tom T. Hall

69726. I was well traveled, and I created this illusion of literacy through reading and writing. I wrote a book of short stories. – Tom T. Hall

69727. I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel, so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill. – Tom T. Hall

69728. The sexes were made for each other, and only in the wise and loving union of the two is the fullness of health and duty and happiness to be expected. – William Hall

69729. We go on and on about our differences. But, you know, our differences are less important than our similarities. People have a lot in common with one another, whether they see that or not. – William Hall

69730. A manufacturing district… sends out, as it were, suckers into all its neighbourhood. – Henry Hallam

69731. A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money. – Lewis Hallam

69732. As our expedition to New York seems likely to be attended with a very fatal Consequence, and ourselves haply censured for undertaking it without assurance of success. – Lewis Hallam

69733. Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this… will without much labour be effected. – Edmond Halley

69734. This sight… is by far the noblest astronomy affords. – Edmond Halley

69735. Nearer the gods no mortal may approach. – Edmund Halley

69736. We are obsessed with image. I don’t think we should take it that seriously. – Geri Halliwell

69737. I’m never getting too lonely because it’s the kind of disease where you might sit in front of the TV with three bags of biscuits, rather than communicate with the world. – Geri Halliwell

69738. It’s really important to remember that most people in the public eye are human for a start and a lot of things that you read in the media get slightly misconstrued and manipulated. – Geri Halliwell

69739. Obviously Victoria and Mel B have become mothers and there is a part of me that wants to be a mum. – Geri Halliwell

69740. Some people are naturally thin and some people are naturally heavier. It doesn’t mean that bigger is healthier, or much thinner is healthier, it’s on an individual basis. – Geri Halliwell

69741. Someone taught me how to eat properly. Learning from others is important when it’s not working for yourself. – Geri Halliwell

69742. The truth sets you free. It’s a very liberating thing, when you say this is who I am warts and all and then you can just get on with life. It’s amazing. – Geri Halliwell

69743. There’s always going to be that pressure when you’re in front of the camera. When you’re famous it’s just an extreme version of reality and there’s a pressure to look a certain way. – Geri Halliwell

69744. We’re all just trying to fit in and find ourselves, particularly when we’re growing up. – Geri Halliwell

69745. I know that I’ve overfed myself trying to prop myself up because I’m exhausted. – Geri Halliwell

69746. I’d never choose to turn the clock back. – Geri Halliwell

69747. There will always be a few people who just want to knock you down or are jealous or just want to be horrible for the sake of it. I don’t know what drives someone to be nasty. – Geri Halliwell

69748. I am absolutely blessed and I’m very grateful for where I am today. – Geri Halliwell

69749. I won’t mention the word tired. This is the 20th century and I can go around a little faster. – Geri Halliwell

69750. Everyone has a mad half-hour once a month. – Geri Halliwell

69751. I don’t know what I’m doing, but I’m damn well gonna do it! – Geri Halliwell

69752. I have always wanted a solo career, deep in the darkest pit of myself, but I didn’t dare admit it to myself even. It took me a long time to confront my fears. – Geri Halliwell

69753. I have been wearing black, which was a reaction to the Ginger thing. But now I have hopes and I can be anything. Tomorrow I might be naked with a feather boa, who knows? – Geri Halliwell

69754. I have got one of those faces that change every day: you can dress me up, make me look vampy and then make me look 12 years old. But don’t all women do this thing? We all take on these roles. – Geri Halliwell

69755. I have never sung a whole song on my own before and I am not the best dancer in the world, but I would rather try and fall than not not try at all. – Geri Halliwell

69756. Becoming a solo singer is like going from an eau de toilette to a perfume. It’s much more intense. – Geri Halliwell

69757. I want to communicate through my music. If you want to know Geri Halliwell listen to my album: it tells you more about me than a documentary ever could. – Geri Halliwell

69758. Being mean about other people isn’t on my radar. – Geri Halliwell

69759. To see my wife getting inspired from my notes and thoughts, going in the direction I wanted, and have her surprise me with wonderful choices was a real treat. – Lasse Hallstrom

69760. It’s just, for me, the natural standard: a woman should be able to decide over her own body. – Lasse Hallstrom

69761. I really want to have actors contribute their own ideas, with phrasings and ideas on all levels. – Lasse Hallstrom

69762. I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying to be as truthful as possible with performances. – Lasse Hallstrom

69763. I was always attracted by the European way of life, but I am deeply Swedish. – Lasse Hallstrom

69764. I’m on this diet where you’re supposed to eat only fish and meat. – Lasse Hallstrom

69765. It was important on The Shipping News to have my house far enough away from each location so I had this time in the morning to think about my shots and still remain open to surprises once I got to the set. – Lasse Hallstrom

69766. Kevin, as the whole cast is, just wonderful people and great people, and people who are attracted to this kind of material and accepting the idea of going to Newfoundland and knowing the kind of lack of amenities. – Lasse Hallstrom

69767. Many of the comedies I had made in Sweden were slightly based on semi-autobiographical experiences, so adapting novels was a very different experience. – Lasse Hallstrom

69768. My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries. – Lasse Hallstrom

69769. My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was. – Lasse Hallstrom

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69770. I love mixing amateurs and professionals. – Lasse Hallstrom

69771. My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot. – Lasse Hallstrom

69772. I love involving actors at all levels – and they have to know that I want to hear their contributions, with dialogue, with story suggestions, with script changes, whatever. – Lasse Hallstrom

69773. My films do have characters who have trouble escaping the world around them. – Lasse Hallstrom

69774. But now I wish I could back to Stockholm to make international films there. – Lasse Hallstrom

69775. A film that is bleached tends to have a more realistic quality. – Lasse Hallstrom

69776. I made all their videos, apart from the last two, so if you ever see an Abba video on TV then it’s my stuff. – Lasse Hallstrom

69777. But I notice that there is a lack of darkness in my movies and I don’t know where that comes from. – Lasse Hallstrom

69778. Cinema has become a global economy, totally international. – Lasse Hallstrom

69779. I always need a couple of highlights to really spark the passion for a project. – Lasse Hallstrom

69780. I always try to preserve my cinematographic style, even while I work in the US. I wish to always be European. – Lasse Hallstrom

69781. I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much. – Lasse Hallstrom

69782. I discovered the 7th art at home when I was kid, through Charlie Chaplin’s movies and those of my father who shot documentaries. He was my biggest influence. So I took his camera and started shooting. – Lasse Hallstrom

69783. I feel the need to work with my wife, Lena Olin, again. – Lasse Hallstrom

69784. I got to work with my wife, Lena Olin, for the first time, which was great. I thought it might be difficult in some way to talk to one’s wife in a different way but it was so not forced. – Lasse Hallstrom

69785. I imagined that it might be awkward to talk to your wife about her performance, so going into it I was a little nervous. But doing it was actually a wonderfully inspiring experience. – Lasse Hallstrom

69786. I love improvising. – Lasse Hallstrom

69787. ABBA: The Movie; I got a lot of grief for working on that. – Lasse Hallstrom

69788. I can’t go back and label myself as an outcast because I was a pretty well-adjusted kid, but I can certainly relate to the feeling of being an outsider. – Lasse Hallstrom

69789. The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning – in common with their male counterparts – are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full. – Tarja Halonen

69790. We are a model country where gender equality is concerned. – Tarja Halonen

69791. The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality. – Tarja Halonen

69792. It is people who are the objects of globalization and at the same time its subjects. What also follows logically from this is that globalization is not a law of nature, but rather a process set in train by people. – Tarja Halonen

69793. Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence. – Tarja Halonen

69794. Because over and over again, the times that I’ve done really good things is because I’ve had a wonderful client of some kind, and a lot of it depended on me to induce them to be creative. – Lawrence Halprin

69795. Of all the Jedis I saw in the film, Yoda’s the only one I like. – Lawrence Halprin

69796. Then I sit down, work at it, because now I have a convincing feeling about what that place wants to be, you see? And it’s not just me. Me and my talent comes in taking that consensus and then making something wonderful out of it – a work of art. – Lawrence Halprin

69797. The whole memorial is for different senses… seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling. I probably would have come up with something different if I had not lived through it. – Lawrence Halprin

69798. The war, as I felt it and a lot of my compatriots felt it, was a creative act. – Lawrence Halprin

69799. One of the things I thought a lot about was how can we get the views, for instance, the main plaza, you look up to Telegraph Hill from there and therefore it would be a disaster to close that view off. – Lawrence Halprin

69800. One is, that they will feel about you that you’re going to make something wonderful for them. And they help you by expressing themselves. Not telling you how to do it, but encouraging you and accepting your vision and working with you on that kind of a level. – Lawrence Halprin

69801. I suppose and I hope that the young guys who are out there losing their lives at least feel the same way I did. I shouldn’t think about this very much because I’m almost weeping when I think about it. – Lawrence Halprin

69802. And I think one of the tasks that I always feel is how to get that vision out of them. Not exactly what they want, but what they want to accomplish for themselves or their community or their family. – Lawrence Halprin

69803. Because the quality of living with nature and allowing it to manifest itself is different than the quality of living in a city, especially a dense city. – Lawrence Halprin

69804. I always say to young people when they ask me how I work, I always say to them, the only time you’ve ever going to do something good is if you have a good client. And by good I mean all kinds of things. – Lawrence Halprin

69805. Because one of the benefits of getting older, I guess-there are very few benefits, really – most of them are a pain in the butt. People depend on me more; they believe in me more, they think I’m good. – Lawrence Halprin

69806. And you finally get to a consensus, where you get a sense of what really ought to be done, and then they give it to me and then I draw it. I mean draw it in the sense, the philosophical sense. – Lawrence Halprin

69807. Let me just say something that I forgot, I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning – that this would also be a place that people would be able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks. – Lawrence Halprin

69808. Bulldogs have been known to fall on their swords when confronted by my superior tenacity. – Margaret Halsey

69809. The role of a do-gooder is not what actors call a fat part. – Margaret Halsey

69810. The English never smash in a face. They merely refrain from asking it to dinner. – Margaret Halsey

69811. Some persons talk simply because they think sound is more manageable than silence. – Margaret Halsey

69812. In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated. – Margaret Halsey

69813. I was well warned about English food, so it did not surprise me, but I do wonder sometimes, how they ever manage to prise it up long enough to get a plate under it. – Margaret Halsey

69814. He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote… takes on the character of divine revelation. – Margaret Halsey

69815. Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people’s characters. – Margaret Halsey

69816. Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people’s characters. – Margaret Halsey

69817. There are no extraordinary men… just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with. – William Halsey

69818. I never trust a fighting man who doesnt smoke or drink. – William Halsey

69819. If you want to go anywhere in modern war, in the air, on the sea, on the land, you must have command of the air. – William Halsey

69820. A true portrait should, today and a hundred years from today, the Testimony of how this person looked and what kind of human being he was. – Philippe Halsman

69821. Of the thousands of people, celebrated and unknown, who have sat before my camera, I am often asked who was the most difficult subject, or the easiest, or which picture is my favorite. This last question is like asking a mother which child she likes the most. – Philippe Halsman

69822. Buzz and the right publicist are not only important but crucial in show business. – Halston

69823. You are only as good as the people you dress. – Halston

69824. If ask 100 Arkansans about the phrase, ‘the public option,’ or ‘a public option,’ you’ll get 100 different impressions about what that means. – Bill Halter

69825. Thus the public use of reason and freedom is nothing but a dessert, a sumptuous dessert. – Johann G. Hamann

69826. Our reason arises, at the very least, from this twofold lesson of sensuous revelations and human testimonies. – Johann G. Hamann

69827. Physics is nothing but the ABC’s. Nature is an equation with an unknown, a Hebrew word which is written only with consonants to which reason has to add the dots. – Johann G. Hamann

69828. Poetry is the mother-tongue of the human race. – Johann G. Hamann

69829. The farther reason looks the greater is the haze in which it loses itself. – Johann G. Hamann

69830. The thirst for vengeance was the beautiful nature which Homer imitated. – Johann G. Hamann

69831. What good to me is the festive garment of freedom when I am in a slave’s smock at home? – Johann G. Hamann

69832. Not only the entire ability to think rests on language… but language is also the crux of the misunderstanding of reason with itself. – Johann G. Hamann

69833. The weakness of ourselves and of our reason makes us see flaws in beauties by making us consider everything piece by piece. – Johann G. Hamann

69834. Nature is a book, a letter, a fairy tale (in the philosophical sense) or whatever you want to call it. – Johann G. Hamann

69835. Indeed, if a chief question does remain: how is the power to think possible? – The power to think right and left, before and without, with and above experience? then it does not take a deduction to prove the genealogical priority of language. – Johann G. Hamann

69836. If only I was as eloquent as Demosthenes, I would have to do no more than repeat a single word three times. – Johann G. Hamann

69837. Hence it happens that one takes words for concepts, and concepts for the things themselves. – Johann G. Hamann

69838. Everything the human being heard from the beginning, saw with its eyes, looked upon and touched with its hands was a living word; for God was the word. – Johann G. Hamann

69839. Everything is vain and tortures the spirit instead of calming and satisfying it. – Johann G. Hamann

69840. Every phenomenon of nature was a word, – the sign, symbol and pledge of a new, mysterious, inexpressible but all the more intimate union, participation and community of divine energies and ideas. – Johann G. Hamann

69841. Being, belief and reason are pure relations, which cannot be dealt with absolutely, and are not things but pure scholastic concepts, signs for understanding, not for worshipping, aids to awaken our attention, not to fetter it. – Johann G. Hamann

69842. A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow. – Johann G. Hamann

69843. All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward. – Johann G. Hamann

69844. In the beginning, I was searching for myself in my music. My music was for me. I didn’t have the mental room to be conscious of the listener; I wrote to save myself. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69845. I understand it’s my role to realize people’s dreams. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69846. The way I work, typically, I do everything at the very last minute. Even if I was given two months, I’d do it in the last three days. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69847. It sounds odd coming from me, but I realize what I say and how I look has a great impact. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69848. I’d heard a lot of Asian people were rooting for me, but I had no idea. I was stunned. They were… impassioned, especially compared to Japan. I couldn’t even have anticipated that kind of welcome. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69849. I have trouble voicing my thoughts… I can’t communicate very well that way. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69850. I don’t think you should meet the people you most admire. I don’t want reality to interfere with my image. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69851. I always like whatever I did most recently. It’s the closest to who I am at the moment. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69852. I don’t set goals. Like, that’s what I want to be doing however many years from now. I do what I love to do at the moment. If I wake up tomorrow and decide I want to dance, that’s what I’d do. Or design clothes. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69853. It’s hard to decide how to match words to music. It’s not like it’s twice the work. It’s always difficult for me to explain to the composer what I’m looking for. I’m not a professional; I lack even basic knowledge about writing music. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69854. I don’t have dreams. How can I say it? I myself am a dream. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69855. I read and watch movies. I can’t go to the movie theater much anymore, though, because I get recognized. It’s worse sometimes if I wear a costume and try not to get recognized. I watch most of my films on airplanes. – Ayumi Hamasaki

69856. There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement. Three people are better than no people. – Fannie Lou Hamer

69857. White Americans today don’t know what in the world to do because when they put us behind them, that’s where they made their mistake… they put us behind them, and we watched every move they made. – Fannie Lou Hamer

69858. People have got to get together and work together. I’m tired of the kind of oppression that white people have inflicted on us and are still trying to inflict. – Fannie Lou Hamer

69859. Nobody’s free until everybody’s free. – Fannie Lou Hamer

69860. If the white man gives you anything – just remember when he gets ready he will take it right back. We have to take for ourselves. – Fannie Lou Hamer

69861. I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. – Fannie Lou Hamer

69862. With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, cause that’s what really happens. – Fannie Lou Hamer

69863. It’s flattering to make a picture which becomes a classic within 10 years; it’s not so flattering, however, when people get the impression it’s the only picture you’ve ever made. – Robert Hamer

69864. That picture has become a sort of yardstick for everything else I’ve done. – Robert Hamer

69865. Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author? – Philip Gilbert Hamerton

69866. We need society, and we need solitude also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest. – Philip Gilbert Hamerton

69867. My coach was a great politician, so he did most of the work. He was good. – Dorothy Hamill

69868. In group lesson number six I think we learned how to turn backwards and then just kind of wiggle. That wasn’t really skating backward, but I guess I was going in the right direction. – Dorothy Hamill

69869. They’re still considered Olympic eligibles, so there’s never an issue whether they’re going to turn pro or not. When they get to that level, money is never an issue. They make so much money now. – Dorothy Hamill

69870. There were no competitions on television. The first skating competition I ever remember seeing on television was the 1968 Olympics when Peggy Fleming won. – Dorothy Hamill

69871. My mother stopped working when she had my brother. She was a full time mom until I started getting heavily into ice skating lessons, and it got to the point where they really needed my mom to earn an income. – Dorothy Hamill

69872. It’s different today than it was then. In those days we were strictly amateurs. If I had wanted to stay in for the ’80 Olympics, my parents couldn’t have afforded it. – Dorothy Hamill

69873. It was very much like Norman Rockwell: small town America. We walked to school or rode our bikes, stopped at the penny candy store on the way home from school, skated on the pond. – Dorothy Hamill

69874. I hated to read. My mother could not get me to read. I’m going through the same thing with my daughter now. I love to read now, but I don’t remember reading. – Dorothy Hamill

69875. I wouldn’t say that there’s ever been an Olympic champion that didn’t deserve to win an Olympic Gold Medal. – Dorothy Hamill

69876. I don’t really think they saw anything in me, except the fact that I was interested in it. Some of the kids would miss a week here and miss a week there, I think they could see that I really enjoyed it. – Dorothy Hamill

69877. My parents didn’t have a lot of money, but we never knew that. They really did the best they could. – Dorothy Hamill

69878. I wanted to learn how to skate backwards and they wouldn’t help me and they went off and left me on my own. – Dorothy Hamill

69879. Every time you go out on the ice, there are slight flaws. You can always think of something you should have done better. These are the things you must work on. – Dorothy Hamill

69880. I was a bratty little sister. I was the youngest of three, and I often felt as though I didn’t fit in. – Dorothy Hamill

69881. I was just ice skating. I had no concept of that. In those days you couldn’t see the judges. I was this little person on the ice and they were just people that would stand around the boards. – Dorothy Hamill

69882. I was passionate. I found something that I loved. I could be all alone in a big old skating rink and nobody could get near me and I didn’t have to talk to anybody because of my shyness. It was great. I was in my fantasy world. – Dorothy Hamill

69883. I can’t tell you how much we laughed on the set to have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big, furry dog that’s flying a space ship. – Mark Hamill

69884. I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it. – Mark Hamill

69885. I never saw myself so much as an actor. I wanted to be a cartoonist like Charles M. Schulz and create my own world and be able to have a studio at home and not commute and be able to be with my family. – Mark Hamill

69886. You know how there are some stars out there who know how to market themselves? I don’t have that. – Mark Hamill

69887. Acting in ‘Star Wars’ I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad, and I didn’t even know who the cantaloupes were. – Mark Hamill

69888. It’s odd being an American now. Most of us are peaceful, but here we are again, in our fifth major war of this century. – Pete Hamill

69889. Say what you will about him Ed Koch is still the best show in town. – Pete Hamill

69890. He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric, and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and thousands of others are either angry or consoled. – Pete Hamill

69891. I don’t ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful. – Pete Hamill

69892. There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else. – Pete Hamill

69893. Its plot is loose and tortuous and will take some time for its stars to emerge. – Alan Hamilton

69894. Some commoners are less common than others. – Alan Hamilton

69895. There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. – Alexander Hamilton

69896. Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal. – Alexander Hamilton

69897. Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike. – Alexander Hamilton

69898. You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent. – Alexander Hamilton

69899. Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty. – Alexander Hamilton

69900. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself. – Alexander Hamilton

69901. Power over a man’s subsistence is power over his will. – Alexander Hamilton

69902. Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing. – Alexander Hamilton

69903. The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and, however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true to fact. The people are turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right. – Alexander Hamilton

69904. Those who stand for nothing fall for anything. – Alexander Hamilton

69905. When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation. – Alexander Hamilton

69906. Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint. – Alexander Hamilton

69907. Learn to think continentally. – Alexander Hamilton

69908. The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased. – Alexander Hamilton

69909. Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government. – Alexander Hamilton

69910. In the general course of human nature, A power over a man’s subsistence amounts to a power over his will. – Alexander Hamilton

69911. It’s not tyranny we desire; it’s a just, limited, federal government. – Alexander Hamilton

69912. A promise must never be broken. – Alexander Hamilton

69913. Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things. – Alexander Hamilton

69914. A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing. – Alexander Hamilton

69915. Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives. – Alexander Hamilton

69916. I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man. – Alexander Hamilton

69917. I think the first duty of society is justice. – Alexander Hamilton

69918. In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution. – Alexander Hamilton

69919. In the main it will be found that a power over a man’s support (salary) is a power over his will. – Alexander Hamilton

69920. In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources. – Alexander Hamilton

69921. It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic. – Alexander Hamilton

69922. A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous. – Alexander Hamilton

69923. It was easy to present figures demonstrating the contrast between lead work in the United States under conditions of neglect and ignorance, and comparable work in England and Germany, under intelligent control. – Alice Hamilton

69924. When employers tell me they prefer married men, and encourage their men to have homes of their own, because it makes them so much steadier, I wonder if they have any idea of all that that implies. – Alice Hamilton

69925. There can be no intelligent control of the lead danger in industry unless it is based on the principle of keeping the air clear from dust and fumes. – Alice Hamilton

69926. No young doctor nowadays can hope for work as exciting and rewarding. – Alice Hamilton

69927. It was impossible for me to believe that conditions in Europe could be worse than they were in the Polish section of Chicago, and in many Italian and Irish tenements, or that any workshops could be worse than some of those I had seen in our foreign quarters. – Alice Hamilton

69928. It was also my experience at Hull-House that aroused my interest in industrial diseases. – Alice Hamilton

69929. Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation. – Alice Hamilton

69930. From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes, that men were poisoned by breathing poisoned air, not by handling their food with unwashed hands. – Alice Hamilton

69931. Everything I discovered was new and most of it was really valuable. – Alice Hamilton

69932. Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning as a real and serious medical problem. – Alice Hamilton

69933. When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor. – Alice Hamilton

69934. I wanna change the game in way where I’m not knocking nobody out of the way, not claiming to be the best at this or that, but just doing wonders with the gift I’ve been given. – Anthony Hamilton

69935. I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory. – Anthony Hamilton

69936. Being a barber is about taking care of the people. – Anthony Hamilton

69937. I’ve been a little more fortunate, perhaps, than a lot of people have, for the simple reason that I’ve constantly been moving: so nobody can hit me – you know what I mean? Protesting is not the answer – not along those lines. – Chico Hamilton

69938. We incorporate various electronic devices – the echo plugs and things like that. Actually, all we’re trying to do is make that sound musical. As opposed to just making sounds, we do musical things with them. – Chico Hamilton

69939. The type of band that I have now, the type of music that we’re playing you either like it or you dislike it. If you dislike it, you probably don’t know why. By the same token, you can’t even really say why you like it. – Chico Hamilton

69940. Personally, I can’t see how anyone can produce any beautiful music out of being angry. – Chico Hamilton

69941. My roots and Victor’s are jazz, basically, but these two young fellows that we have with us come out of rock bands. And they’re tremendously exciting players. – Chico Hamilton

69942. Mentally and physically, I find I can play with these people. – Chico Hamilton

69943. In fact, I had to make an enormous adjustment to this, not only in listening to it but in playing with it. It’s a full sound. In some instances, you must have the volume to get the effect. – Chico Hamilton

69944. I’m quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern – mankind. – Chico Hamilton

69945. I mean, there’s a hell of a lot of grounds for protest, but you don’t do it through music. – Chico Hamilton

69946. I have a company in New York City producing music for commercials, for radio, TV, features, etc. That’s how I’ve been making my living. And now the company is very successful – to the extent that I can afford to come out and play. – Chico Hamilton

69947. I don’t dig staying in one groove. – Chico Hamilton

69948. For the last five years I’ve been in the production business. – Chico Hamilton

69949. But you can’t extend, or go beyond any point musically, without the basic fundamentals. – Chico Hamilton

69950. At this stage of my life, I’ve dedicated myself to playing what I want to play, how I want to play it for the rest of my time. Regardless of whether one might like it or one might not like it, this is where I am. – Chico Hamilton

69951. And I’m happy to say that I’m able to find people wherever I go that are not black, not white – they’re just human beings. That’s where I am, where I’ve been and where I intend to stay. – Chico Hamilton

69952. A lot of musicians aren’t proud; they’ll do other work, just to be able to play music. I guess that’s the way it’s always going to be – musicians will have to suffer to a certain degree in order to obtain their outlet. – Chico Hamilton

69953. Luckily, I’m in the position now of being able to play purely because I have the desire to do so. – Chico Hamilton

69954. The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers. – Edith Hamilton

69955. When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again. – Edith Hamilton

69956. When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos. – Edith Hamilton

69957. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought – that is being educated. – Edith Hamilton

69958. Theories that go counter to the facts of human nature are foredoomed. – Edith Hamilton

69959. The fullness of life is in the hazards of life. – Edith Hamilton

69960. None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltation by the alchemy of poetry. – Edith Hamilton

69961. Mind and spirit together make up that which separates us from the rest of the animal world, that which enables a man to know the truth and that which enables him to die for the truth. – Edith Hamilton

69962. Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within. – Edith Hamilton

69963. A people’s literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can. – Edith Hamilton

69964. Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active. – Edith Hamilton

69965. For years, I’ve been wondering what could happen to nuclear submarines when they dive and disappear from the surface of the earth for months, without a trace. No one really knows where they are. – Guy Hamilton

69966. My guess is that if they now choose to change of director for every other film, it’s just because you can’t really change the formula, you can merely try to film it your way. – Guy Hamilton

69967. Readers respond to every genre intensely, if it’s a genre that appeals to them. Again, who can say why anyone enjoys horror and dark fantasy? If I can’t answer the question for myself, I wouldn’t dream of trying to answer it for others. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69968. Some people just don’t seem to understand the concept of fiction. It is fiction; it ain’t true, folks. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69969. Two things I do well in books are sex and violence, but I don’t want gratuitous sex or violence. The sex and violence are only as graphic as need be. And never included unless it furthers the plot or character development. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69970. When sex is necessary for the plot of a book, or a character development, then I don’t shy away from it. Why should I? – Laurell K. Hamilton

69971. You’d think a sociopath assassin wouldn’t have a fan following but he does. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69972. The fey in this country keep to themselves, and are a separate nation, much like the American Indians, but with even more autonomy. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69973. What we prefer to read is sort of like sexual preference, you like what you like. Most of the time you have no clue why. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69974. Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn’t going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69975. Now that I’m being very successful, publishers are trying to mainstream me, but I’m unabashedly genre. It’s what I like to read, what I like to write. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69976. Never argue with your characters; they know themselves better than you do. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69977. My writing style is very sensual, as in sensory detail. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69978. You either mellow at 30, or your head explodes – take your choice. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69979. One of my rules is never explain. A writer is a lot like a magician, if you explain how the trick works then a lot of the magic turns mundane. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69980. I try not to worry about rewriting books that worked well the first time. I’m too busy writing new books to worry about things that are already in print. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69981. I want a kiss to be so believable it give the reader shivers. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69982. I wasn’t like most girls. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69983. I’m more influenced by my own interests than anyone else’s. Writers have to entertain themselves, or they can’t entertain anyone else. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69984. I’m not terribly fond of soapboxes. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69985. I’ve lost track of the number of people who want to be writers but never actually write anything. Talking about writing, dreaming about writing, can be very fun, but it won’t get a book written. You’ve got to write. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69986. I think that my vampires in general were influenced by my being allowed to watch the Hammer vampire films. Vampire Circus, also shown as Circus of Fear, was one of those movies. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69987. Most of the monsters… are based on some sort of mythology. Every culture and even some geographical areas have monsters and mythology that is their own. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69988. If people would write exactly what I wanted to read I wouldn’t feel so compelled to write myself. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69989. If I’d been easily discouraged, I could have been a one-hit wonder. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69990. I always treated writing as a profession, never as a hobby. If you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69991. My characters surprise me constantly. My characters are like my friends – I can give them advice, but they don’t have to take it. If your characters are real, then they surprise you, just like real people. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69992. I think like a detective. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69993. Everyone spends their lives trying to balance their world between good and evil. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69994. I am a very linear thinker, so I write beginning to end. I write hundreds of pages per book that never make it into print. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69995. I am not a morning person. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69996. I cannot say how strongly I object to people using other people’s writing as research. Research is non-fiction, especially for horror, fantasy, science fiction. Do not take your research from other people’s fiction. Just don’t. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69997. I feel that if you are blessed, or lucky enough, to be doing well, you should help others. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69998. I like conventions. I like meeting and greeting. I’m perched on that edge where I’m getting more attention than I quite know what to do with, though. – Laurell K. Hamilton

69999. I love animals, always have, and it seemed natural to help the ASPCA. Animals have no voice of their own, so we have to be that voice. – Laurell K. Hamilton

70000. I started off like everyone else does, slogging but having a compulsion to put words on paper. I didn’t write or read horror or fantasy, other than children’s fantasy, until I was in my teens. – Laurell K. Hamilton

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