180000 famous quotes part 72 – 71001 to 72000

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180000 famous quotes part 72 – 71001 to 72000

71001. I’m thankful to get the opportunity to direct. I hope I don’t mess it up. – Mark Harmon

71002. I’m in the business to push it. I’m not likely to be attracted to characters I’ve already done. – Mark Harmon

71003. I think if you get asked to do this, then that’s called doing your homework, and I try and do it. – Mark Harmon

71004. I like this job – most days I have a chance to make breakfast and take the kids to school or to read ’em a bedtime story. It’s almost like a normal life. – Mark Harmon

71005. How many times have you been on the freeway and had someone fly by you at 100 mph then end up two cars ahead of you at the off ramp? What’s the point? – Mark Harmon

71006. At Chicago Hope they have a technical staff that works real hard to make that O.R. as realistic as possible. – Mark Harmon

71007. I’m just beginning to direct. For all intents and purposes, this is the first time for me. – Mark Harmon

71008. St. Elsewhere was certainly a great show. – Mark Harmon

71009. We figured you could download live shows for days, so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach, but not just take the best vocal or the best performances. – Ben Harper

71010. It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It’s the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That’s the power of the gospel. – Ben Harper

71011. Life is short and if you’re looking for extension, you had best do well. ‘Cause there’s good deeds and then there’s good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell. – Ben Harper

71012. My head works in music, so there’s always music there. – Ben Harper

71013. Right now I’m listening to a lot of different things but I listen to a lot of classical music. Eventually I would like to compose and perform classical. – Ben Harper

71014. So it’s not so much that I set out to do something different, it’s just that the songs themselves require their own individual voice and attention. – Ben Harper

71015. Sometimes I think to talk too much about music almost cheapens it. – Ben Harper

71016. If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical or punk or rock or even slightly metal, that’s because that’s where I’m going to find inspiration. – Ben Harper

71017. The music is in the lead here, and a large part of this, I have no idea what I’m doing. I feel a closer bond with the craft of songwriting, stronger than I ever have. – Ben Harper

71018. Sometimes I may be totally arrogant, sometimes I may totally be the most humble guy you’ve ever met, sometimes I may be in between. But that’s life. Who isn’t like that? What’s the big deal if I had an arrogant moment. – Ben Harper

71019. We went for the best overall feel on each song. There are no musical overdubs at all. It’s a true live record; it’s one of the few true live records out there. – Ben Harper

71020. You have to do what you believe in. – Ben Harper

71021. You look like gold. I’ve been fooled before, but now I know I’ve made the mistake in the past. But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass. – Ben Harper

71022. You’re definitely a different person at different stages in your life. – Ben Harper

71023. The Blind Boys are truly the deepest well of American musical heritage you can discover. – Ben Harper

71024. I love being on the road, I love playing. – Ben Harper

71025. If I’m inspired and music inspires me, then I will continue to play it. – Ben Harper

71026. As long as the songs are strong, I think you can express yourself in any style and have it be soulful and have it be your own voice. – Ben Harper

71027. But I would never insult the people that love this music and I would never insult the blessing of music in my life and I would never insult myself by playing uninspired music. – Ben Harper

71028. Folk is bare bones music. – Ben Harper

71029. I get diminishing returns when I bore myself in an interview. – Ben Harper

71030. That happens every time I get behind a guitar, regardless of what I’m saying, ’cause music is freedom and being free is the closest I’ve ever felt to being spiritual. – Ben Harper

71031. I just want to keep doing what I feel. – Ben Harper

71032. I really feel like the sky is the limit with the Innocent Criminals today. – Ben Harper

71033. I really feel there’s no limitation on what this band can do in the studio or on the stage. That’s an empowering feeling – that we can bring a song to life. – Ben Harper

71034. I refuse to age disgracefully in rock ‘n’ roll. – Ben Harper

71035. I refuse to make uninspired music. – Ben Harper

71036. I’m not going to do the Ben Harper house record or the Ben Harper drum ‘n’ bass record. – Ben Harper

71037. I’m really looking forward to, not more of the same, but a continual growth. – Ben Harper

71038. If I fall, I fall. I’ll rise up like anybody else. – Ben Harper

71039. I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk. – Ben Harper

71040. Men have two ways of righting their wrongs, by force and by the ballot. Both are denied to women, one by nature, the other by man. – Ida A. Harper

71041. The main question raised by the thriller is not what kind of world we live in, or what reality is like, but what it has done to us. – Ralph Harper

71042. Remember, this was a world that was still ethnically separated. I was thirteen and ignorant of the social situation in America, but I felt these records were better than what my own culture was turning out. – Roy Harper

71043. I’d just like to prove to myself that I’m all here and all together and can get the best out of myself. I’d also like to prove that to a couple of other people. – Roy Harper

71044. I’m inspired by the poets, so I’m always going to give in that direction, rather than in any other. It’s the making of me… and also the downfall of me. – Roy Harper

71045. This party will not take its position based on public opinion polls. We will not take a stand based on focus groups. We will not take a stand based on phone-in shows or householder surveys or any other vagaries of pubic opinion. – Stephen Harper

71046. Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been. – Stephen Harper

71047. My own views on abortion, I’m not on either pole of that and neither of the interest groups on either end of this issue would probably be comfortable with my views. – Stephen Harper

71048. On the justification for the war, it wasn’t related to finding any particular weapon of mass destruction. – Stephen Harper

71049. That’s my personal view I would say most in my caucus agree with that but there are some who don’t and I’ve always said that on these kinds of moral issues, people have the right to their own opinions. – Stephen Harper

71050. The government can only be brought down because it alienates several parties in the House. – Stephen Harper

71051. The Leader of the Opposition’s constitutional obligation – the obligation to Parliament – it’s the reason we did the merger! – is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government. – Stephen Harper

71052. There is a Canadian culture that is in some ways unique to Canada, but I don’t think Canadian culture coincides neatly with borders. – Stephen Harper

71053. Universality has been severely reduced: it is virtually dead as a concept in most areas of public policy. – Stephen Harper

71054. We have in this country a federal government that increasingly is engaged in trying to determine which business, which regions, which industries will succeed, which will not through a whole range of economic development, regional development corporate subsidization programs. – Stephen Harper

71055. We should have been there shoulder to shoulder with our allies. Our concern is the instability of our government as an ally. We are playing again with national and global security matters. – Stephen Harper

71056. What the government has to do, if it wants to govern for any length of time, is it must appeal primarily to the third parties in the House of Commons to get them to support it. – Stephen Harper

71057. We’ll support the government on issues if it’s essential to the country but our primary responsibility is not to prop up the government, our responsibility is to provide an opposition and an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians. – Stephen Harper

71058. It’s the government’s obligation to look really to the third parties to get the support to govern. – Stephen Harper

71059. The world is now unipolar and contains o-nly o-ne superpower. Canada shares a continent with that superpower. – Stephen Harper

71060. As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions. – Stephen Harper

71061. If you want to be a government in a minority Parliament, you have to work with other people. – Stephen Harper

71062. Whether Canada ends up as o-ne national government or two national governments or several national governments, or some other kind of arrangement is, quite frankly, secondary in my opinion. – Stephen Harper

71063. After all, enforced national bilingualism in this country isn’t mere policy. It has attained the status of a religion. It’s a dogma which o-ne is supposed to accept without question. – Stephen Harper

71064. But I’ve been very clear in this campaign – I don’t believe the party should have a position on abortion. – Stephen Harper

71065. Canada remains alienated from its allies, shut out of the reconstruction process to some degree, unable to influence events. There is no upside to the position Canada took. – Stephen Harper

71066. First of all, I can’t forget my first responsibility – which is to be the Leader of the Opposition and that’s to provide an alternative government. – Stephen Harper

71067. Having hit a wall, the next logical step is not to bang our heads against it. – Stephen Harper

71068. Human rights commissions, as they are evolving, are an attack on our fundamental freedoms and the basic existence of a democratic society… It is in fact totalitarianism. I find this is very scary stuff. – Stephen Harper

71069. I don’t believe an Alliance government should sponsor legislation on abortion or a referendum on abortion. – Stephen Harper

71070. I don’t get into that second guessing of myself publicly. – Stephen Harper

71071. I have no difficulty with the recognition of civil unions for non-traditional relationships but I believe in law we should protect the traditional definition of marriage. – Stephen Harper

71072. I think in Atlantic Canada, because of what happened in the decades following Confederation, there is a culture of defeat that we have to overcome. – Stephen Harper

71073. I think the way to change it is to handle issues individually when it’s essential to do so. – Stephen Harper

71074. If Ottawa giveth, then Ottawa can taketh away. – Stephen Harper

71075. I’ve always been clear, I support the traditional definition of marriage. – Stephen Harper

71076. I do not intend to dispute in any way the need for defence cuts and the need for government spending cuts in general. I do not share a not in my backyard approach to government spending reductions. – Stephen Harper

71077. I’m painfully middle class. – Valerie Harper

71078. Do not tell somebody how to vote, just go up to them and tell them what Fahrenheit 9/11 meant to you. Fahrenheit will probably not win an Academy Award, but if you put it first on your list, it will become a nominee. – Valerie Harper

71079. I used to get some ego thing out of saying I wasn’t a star, just an actress. Forget it. I’m a star. I wanted it. I worked for it. I got it. – Valerie Harper

71080. In a blind town, the one-eyed man is king. – Ken Harrelson

71081. In baseball you hit your home run over the right-field fence, the left-field fence, the center-field fence. Nobody cares. In golf everything has got to be right over second base. – Ken Harrelson

71082. Salma is just one of the great goddesses ever put on this Earth. – Woody Harrelson

71083. I related to his disillusionment. Thinking that he was going for this big dream. Then he kind of saw through it all at one point and went back home. Then he started a bender, which I can relate to of course. – Woody Harrelson

71084. When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50. – Woody Harrelson

71085. Well for six years during Cheers I couldn’t get another job. – Woody Harrelson

71086. We’ve killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war – mostly by blocking humanitarian aid. – Woody Harrelson

71087. Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me. – Woody Harrelson

71088. There’s just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek. – Woody Harrelson

71089. The war against terrorism is terrorism. – Woody Harrelson

71090. Some people make a great film and then they can’t follow up. – Woody Harrelson

71091. So I just took some time off. I was maybe going to do two or three years and it turned into five years. But certainly, I’d say it was the best thing I ever did. And now I come back to this whole thing really energized about it. – Woody Harrelson

71092. My main hope for myself is to be where I am. – Woody Harrelson

71093. A grownup is a child with layers on. – Woody Harrelson

71094. I think my best skill in this whole deal is as a conduit to try to bring people together, because I think it’s in our unity that we’ll have the greatest strength. – Woody Harrelson

71095. In the courtroom, it’s where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There’s a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I’ve always felt that way – I’ve been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical. – Woody Harrelson

71096. I never was disillusioned with acting because I love acting. – Woody Harrelson

71097. I had a hard time with that hockey. I hadn’t grown up skating, so that was my biggest challenge. We worked on it and worked on it. But then when we first shot it, it was so hard for me. – Woody Harrelson

71098. Even though there’s an entertainment value to the film, I think it’s very important because you can’t really separate the impact of that political message from it. It’s rare that you get films like that I think; that really have an important message and are also entertaining. – Woody Harrelson

71099. But I just felt at one point that I was on a hamster wheel, you know? Just doing movie after movie and thinking so much about career related things and I think missing out on hanging with my friends and family as much I needed to. – Woody Harrelson

71100. And Garrison Keillor I think is a fascinating guy and really entertaining. – Woody Harrelson

71101. Right now there should be a moratorium on the cutting down of old growth in this country. That is a small thing to ask at this point. There is only four percent of old growth left. Ninety-six percent of it has been cut down. – Woody Harrelson

71102. Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower. – John Harrigan

71103. People need loving the most when they deserve it the least. – John Harrigan

71104. Every man should make up his own mind that if he expect to succeed, he must give an honest return for the other man’s dollar. – Edward H. Harriman

71105. Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more. – Edward H. Harriman

71106. I would rather have bad things written about me than be forgotten. – Pamela Harriman

71107. There’s a myth that Roosevelt gave Stalin Eastern Europe. I was with Roosevelt every day at Yalta. – W. Averell Harriman

71108. Roosevelt was determined to stop Stalin from taking over Eastern Europe. He thought they finally had an agreement on Poland. Before Roosevelt died, he realized that Stalin had broken his agreement. – W. Averell Harriman

71109. Yet the whole preamble of the second authorization act for the Marshall Plan showed the direction Congress was ready to take about breaking down barriers within Europe. – W. Averell Harriman

71110. We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet. It was our hope that there would be a breakdown of trade barriers in Europe first, and then eventually a breakdown internationally, which would help increase trade with Europe. – W. Averell Harriman

71111. We both agreed that Stalin was determined to hold out against the Germans. He told us he’d never let them get to Moscow. But if he was wrong, they’d go back to the Urals and fight. They’d never surrender. – W. Averell Harriman

71112. This was the period when I used all the influence I had to get the British to abandon their export trade, and as much as possible convert all of their manufacturing facilities to the immediate needs of the war, including civilian, as well as military requirements. – W. Averell Harriman

71113. The war changed everybody’s attitude. We became international almost overnight. – W. Averell Harriman

71114. The Russians often took advantage of Lend-Lease. – W. Averell Harriman

71115. The Russians obtained a number of plants under Lend-Lease, which had been authorized by Washington, that I thought were not justified for their war effort. They wanted them for postwar use. – W. Averell Harriman

71116. The biggest trade that Germany and Britain had was with each other, in the prewar period; I think I’m right in that. Two highly industrialized nations had the most trade with each other, and it wasn’t tariff policies alone that made trade relations better for both of them. – W. Averell Harriman

71117. Roosevelt was the one who had the vision to change our policy from isolationism to world leadership. That was a terrific revolution. Our country’s never been the same since. – W. Averell Harriman

71118. Poland, of course, was the key country. I remember Stalin telling me that the plains of Poland were the invasion route of Europe to Russia and always had been, and therefore he had to control Poland. – W. Averell Harriman

71119. We became convinced that, regardless of Stalin’s awful brutality and his reign of terror, he was a great war leader. Without Stalin, they never would have held. – W. Averell Harriman

71120. Americans wanted to settle all our difficulties with Russia and then go to the movies and drink Coke. – W. Averell Harriman

71121. Conferences at the top level are always courteous. Name-calling is left to the foreign ministers. – W. Averell Harriman

71122. How could you justify giving Holland twice the amount of money that you gave Belgium? Well, finally, I put it up to them. They said that they couldn’t do it; it would destroy them. I said they had to do it. And I finally got support from Hoffman on it. – W. Averell Harriman

71123. Actually I’d had a certain amount of experience in Europe in the inter-war period, as a banker, and I was also a member of the Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Commerce. – W. Averell Harriman

71124. I think Stalin was afraid of Roosevelt. Whenever Roosevelt spoke, he sort of watched him with a certain awe. He was afraid of Roosevelt’s influence in the world. – W. Averell Harriman

71125. I think there are telegrams that may or may not be available, which indicated that I very much had in mind the need to give Europe substantial aid after the war, after Lend-Lease was over. – W. Averell Harriman

71126. I was quite ready to accept certain restrictions on the United States. After all, there was a great dollar shortage. It was quite clear that the more prosperous Europe became, the more business there would be in the United States. – W. Averell Harriman

71127. It never occurred to me that we would have as grandiose a program as the Marshall Plan, but I felt that we had to do something to save Europe from economic disaster which would encourage the Communist takeover. – W. Averell Harriman

71128. It was fear. He didn’t want to see a united Germany. Stalin made it clear to me – I spoke with him many times – that they couldn’t afford to let Germany build up again. They’d been invaded twice, and he wasn’t willing to have it happen again. – W. Averell Harriman

71129. Much of the aid we first gave to Russia we took away from what we promised Britain. So in a sense, Britain participated in a very real way in the recovery of Russia. – W. Averell Harriman

71130. As far as the Russians were concerned, I felt the reverse; they had adequate gold, if they wanted to buy, and they weren’t dependent upon international trade. I felt they were more self-sufficient. – W. Averell Harriman

71131. There is no original sin. You don’t have to pay repentance to anything or anybody. – Desmond Harrington

71132. It’s a job and we’re going to work together for six months, so let’s have a good time. – Desmond Harrington

71133. That’s probably a problem for some people in this business, they don’t like to listen. – Desmond Harrington

71134. The sun’s going down and we can’t afford to come back to it tomorrow. – Desmond Harrington

71135. A whole army, though they can neither write nor read, are not afraid of a platform, which they know is but earth or stone; nor of a cannon, which, without a hand to give fire to it, is but cold iron; therefore a whole army is afraid of one man. – James Harrington

71136. No man can be a politician, except he be first a historian or a traveller; for except he can see what must be, or what may be, he is no politician. – James Harrington

71137. Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of man, being brought forth by his will into action. – James Harrington

71138. The Law is but words and paper without the hands of swords of men. – James Harrington

71139. Life is lived in common, but not in community. – Michael Harrington

71140. People who are much too sensitive to demand of cripples that they run races ask of the poor that they get up and act just like everyone else in the society. – Michael Harrington

71141. That the poor are invisible is one of the most important things about them. They are not simply neglected and forgotten as in the old rhetoric of reform; what is much worse, they are not seen. – Michael Harrington

71142. Clothes make the poor invisible. America has the best-dressed poverty the world has ever known. – Michael Harrington

71143. If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery. – Michael Harrington

71144. It takes a certain level of aspiration before one can take advantage of opportunities that are clearly offered. – Michael Harrington

71145. They sowed the wind and now they are going to reap the whirlwind. – Arthur Harris

71146. The reward for success in St. Paul is eviction. – Barbara Harris

71147. The failure of Socialism since 1945 is that whilst encouraging us all, the creators of wealth, to produce less through strikes, it has caused us all to demand a higher level of our own product. – Brian Harris

71148. Poets write the words you have heard before but in a new sequence. – Brian Harris

71149. To be born in Wales, not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but, with music in your blood and with poetry in your soul, is a privilege indeed. – Brian Harris

71150. Civil rights are more important today than they ever have been in our country. There is so much divisiveness today. – David Harris

71151. I can go a year before an oil change. – David Harris

71152. It’s a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man. – David Harris

71153. It’s hard to see a film that’s been made from a book that you really loved because it’s such a different experience. – Ed Harris

71154. I like to act with people that know what they’re doing. – Ed Harris

71155. Pollock said several times that he couldn’t separate himself from his art. Not knowing much about modern art when I began to read about him, I was much more his persona – his struggles as a human being – that was interesting to me. – Ed Harris

71156. I am not one of these guys who works job after job after job. – Ed Harris

71157. There’s always a reaction based on fear. People assume if you’re criticizing a decision to go to war, then you’re saying something against the soldiers-which is not the case. – Ed Harris

71158. For The Truman Show, I worked for a few weeks, do my gig, then I was done. – Ed Harris

71159. I chose films made by people I wanted to work with, about subject matter I thought was intriguing. – Ed Harris

71160. I feel like my place in this industry is still progressing. – Ed Harris

71161. I have a tight family group that’s really important to me. I don’t want to work all the time. – Ed Harris

71162. I listen to National Public Radio, which, to me at least, presents the most rounded view of things. – Ed Harris

71163. I love this country very much, and I’m proud to live here, but I think our current administration is extreme. These are not merely conservative people, these are extreme right-wing people. – Ed Harris

71164. I made career decisions that came from the part of me who wanted to shun the limelight. – Ed Harris

71165. In the past 10 years, I’ve looked at life as this Pollock stuff. And now I’m almost in the post Pollock phase. – Ed Harris

71166. Seeing what happens when you rip yourself open is what your job is all about. – Ed Harris

71167. I had some really dear friends who died from AIDS-one in particular. His family wasn’t around and he didn’t have many friends. I spent a lot of time with him in his later days. – Ed Harris

71168. A lot of films come out before they’re finished. – Ed Harris

71169. I think most people that are looked upon as doing something daring don’t necessarily think of it that way-they do what they have to do. – Ed Harris

71170. If I’m daring at all, I guess it would be emotionally. I try to keep things interesting for myself and to do things that challenge me. – Ed Harris

71171. If I started worrying about how my constituents are going to react to every move I make, I wouldn’t be able to do my job here. I’ll do what I think is right and explain it later. – Ed Harris

71172. I’ve always wanted to work with Paul Newman. I had a couple opportunities in the past, and I didn’t take advantage of it, so it was really fun to be working with him. – Ed Harris

71173. I’m not an activist per se, but I have strong feelings about things. People can jump on celebrities for being ill-informed or naive, but I’ve got a right to say what I believe. – Ed Harris

71174. I was concerned about filling my life up with something important to me. To me, it was just necessary. – Ed Harris

71175. One of the first things I learned about acting was, the only person you compete against is yourself. – Ed Harris

71176. You can’t betray yourself too often, or you become somebody else. – Ed Harris

71177. You look at a guy like Lance Armstrong, and you have to be inspired. I sat next to Kirk Douglas the other day, and he’s inspiring for fighting through his stroke. – Ed Harris

71178. You get three hours’ sleep and then you start all over again. Relentless. Pre-production was almost harder than filming. I was all over the city every day. It was really exhausting. – Ed Harris

71179. You can mostly forget ethnic or religious differences. The competition for a bigger share of the oil proceeds is behind much of the fighting. – Ed Harris

71180. When Bush first got elected, the very first time there was talk of going to war with Iraq, the mainstream media gave his position total credibility. I didn’t get it then, and I don’t get it now. – Ed Harris

71181. When I decided to direct, never having done that before, is something I’m very proud of. – Ed Harris

71182. As citizens we have to be more thoughtful and more educated and more informed. I turn on the TV and I see these grown people screaming at each other, and I think, well, if we don’t get our civility back, we’re in trouble. – Emmylou Harris

71183. I don’t ever worry about whether I’m being true to my country roots. My country roots were adopted. I never worry about what I can do and what I should do. I just do what I want to do. – Emmylou Harris

71184. I like to think about stringing songs together like a string of pearls, or a string of beads, but ultimately it has to be stuff that really works with the band, and gives a spin to the older material. – Emmylou Harris

71185. I’m very influenced by landscapes, not so much the way places look as the way the names sound. In this country we’ve got so many cultures, and the place names – the Spanish names and the Indian names, which are so incredibly musical. – Emmylou Harris

71186. Pretty much all I say politically is I encourage people to register to vote. – Emmylou Harris

71187. To me acting and singing are worlds apart. – Emmylou Harris

71188. I really don’t look at comparing things that way because even in a 14-game season, there could be a running back who could have a lot more carries than other running backs. – Franco Harris

71189. Where Joe was more vocal and emotional whereas Chuck was very reserved. But, both of them executed great strategy and both of them demanded a lot of their players. – Franco Harris

71190. The Houston Astrodome was kind of a tough field. – Franco Harris

71191. It’s not how you come out of the starting blocks. – Franco Harris

71192. Jack Lambert is mean and relentless wherever he goes, on and off the field! I do remember many times he would chase me in practice but no way would I let him catch me. – Franco Harris

71193. Yes, I would have rather finished up in Pittsburgh. – Franco Harris

71194. But, as always, Mr. Rooney would come over and shake your hand and congratulate you on a good game, no matter what the situation was. – Franco Harris

71195. And, coaching has never been an option for me. – Franco Harris

71196. And so, it’s not a thing of how many carries, but were you effective when you did carry. – Franco Harris

71197. All I wanted to be was a player. – Franco Harris

71198. After 12 years, the old butterflies came back. Well, I guess at my age you call them moths. – Franco Harris

71199. Halfway through the decade, we realized that we had a great team and that we could do great things, and that we could probably have something here that we believed we had a chance to reach greatness. – Franco Harris

71200. Right now, I’m working with Super Bakery and we manufacture nutritional donuts called Super Donuts. – Franco Harris

71201. Memoirs are a well-known form of fiction. – Frank Harris

71202. There is a destiny that shapes our ends rough, hew them as we will. – Frank Harris

71203. The Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration… Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin. – Frank Harris

71204. Sex is the gateway to life. – Frank Harris

71205. I am, really, a great writer; my only difficulty is in finding great readers. – Frank Harris

71206. All the faults of the age come from Christianity and journalism. Christianity, of course, but why journalism? – Frank Harris

71207. Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind. – Frank Harris

71208. I think you always learn something in every character you play onstage, either personally or creatively. – Jared Harris

71209. If you don’t look like Rupert Graves or Hugh Grant, they’ll have you playing the gardener. – Jared Harris

71210. Very few movies I’ve done I regret being involved in. – Jared Harris

71211. You get ideas from other people all the time. – Jared Harris

71212. I had led a private life and wanted to die a private death. – Jean Harris

71213. Overnight I became a cottage industry. – Jean Harris

71214. It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat. It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person. – Jean Harris

71215. Loving an old bachelor is always a no-win situation, and you come to terms with that early on, or you go away. – Jean Harris

71216. I am in the prime of my senility. – Joel Chandler Harris

71217. Watch out when you’re getting all you want. Fattening hogs ain’t in luck. – Joel Chandler Harris

71218. I wish you well and I hope it will be a huge hit, because that would be very good for me. And if, God forbid, it’s a terrible flop, well that would be very good for me. – Jonathan Harris

71219. That was the first time ever in history that anybody got Special Guest Star. I started that whole nonsense. – Jonathan Harris

71220. You are lucky that I can’t sing tonight because I might get carried away. – Julie Harris

71221. You had to make sure that the tone of your dress was not the same tone as the curtains, for instance. – Julie Harris

71222. There are wonderful museums with lots of photographs of 1920’s musicals. – Julie Harris

71223. I wish we did have responsibility for the hair. I have been screwed up by the hair on many occasions. – Julie Harris

71224. I would loathe to work on modern films. – Julie Harris

71225. It’s nice when you work with someone who has an eye for clothes and will show what you’ve given them. – Julie Harris

71226. John Schlesinger had one of his friends designing it and he had never done a film before. Ten days before it started, they didn’t have any costumes. I was rung up and joined up. – Julie Harris

71227. On the speech day, the production designer, who has a lot of say in things, and sometimes I didn’t agree with him but I had to do what I was told, wanted the speech day to be all in neutral colours for the women, which was a good thing. – Julie Harris

71228. Richard Chamberlain on The Slipper and the Rose was lovely to work with. He wore the clothes so beautifully and sang his songs so well. – Julie Harris

71229. Sometimes the producer has more say and the director takes what he is given. On other occasions, you don’t see the producer very much and the director is the one who it is all about. – Julie Harris

71230. The actors nowadays, both young men and young ladies, don’t always wear their period clothes as well as they might. They tend to stomp around a bit in them. – Julie Harris

71231. With the black and white films, one was concerned with tone. – Julie Harris

71232. When you look at Darling and the Oscars, it has to be luck. It was a black and white film and it was the last time that there was a black and white Oscar. – Julie Harris

71233. I saw a very good Hollywood film the other day. It was about Cole Porter. – Julie Harris

71234. That’s another thing about today’s stars that makes me glad that I’m not doing it any more. The stars come with ten people all around them. I don’t know how you ever make any personal contact with them. – Julie Harris

71235. I did a film called Dracula and it was very nice because I had lots of trips to New York on Concorde. – Julie Harris

71236. But with period clothes, people know less so they accept the pretty drawing that I give them. – Julie Harris

71237. I really have a generation gap about modern clothes. – Julie Harris

71238. God comes to us in theater in the way we communicate with each other, whether it be a symphony orchestra, or a wonderful ballet, or a beautiful painting, or a play. It’s a way of expressing our humanity. – Julie Harris

71239. I didn’t know whether I wanted to be an actress or a singer then. – Julie Harris

71240. I don’t know much about football but everyone seems to say that it is all about possession. – Julie Harris

71241. I don’t understand what modern clothes are about at all. – Julie Harris

71242. I find shoestrings very hard work. I like big budgets. – Julie Harris

71243. I got the boot once from Stanley Donen. The film was called The Little Prince. – Julie Harris

71244. I liked The Slipper and the Rose, as I have already mentioned, because it was such a lovely film to do. – Julie Harris

71245. I have to go back to my younger days, when I just adored Hollywood musicals. – Julie Harris

71246. I liked Live and Let Die, where money was no object. – Julie Harris

71247. I fell in love with Dorset and ended up living there for a while. – Julie Harris

71248. A lot of it, as it is in any job in life, is being in the right place at the right time. – Julie Harris

71249. This is about Floridians saying what’s most important to them and making sure that we create an agenda that we can drive and deliver back in Washington, D.C. So it’s very exciting. – Katherine Harris

71250. So when we start talking about the state and all those that are so important and engaged and supportive around Florida, we’ve gotten overwhelming support, and it’s so exciting. – Katherine Harris

71251. We’re not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it’s not about appearances. It’s about effectiveness. – Katherine Harris

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71252. Well, you know, what’s so exciting, is that it was a really telling campaign as well. Whenever we start looking at the differences, they could never be more clear. – Katherine Harris

71253. You know, this is not about endorsements in the primary. We have to get through a primary first. – Katherine Harris

71254. Everyone has said very supportive things coming out of D.C. today. We can’t wait when the race has begun. – Katherine Harris

71255. Pigs eat grass if they are very hungry, but they can’t use it as a regular source of food. – Marvin Harris

71256. The general proposition is that the resources that will be utilized are the ones that contribute most to the overall efficiency of the production system. The third parameter has to do with our commercial world, our search for profits. – Marvin Harris

71257. There are very important and practical issues raised by following this alternative route which says, let’s look to material conditions, to the systems of production, to the needs that human beings have, and to competing alternative solutions to the satisfaction of those needs. – Marvin Harris

71258. Unfortunately, the food industry has not yet faced this situation and begun taking measures to avoid exploiting our weakness for not knowing when we have had enough. – Marvin Harris

71259. When a woman gives birth to a child, the child needs to be able to digest the mother’s milk; but when this child is old enough to begin to eat other foods, there is some switching off of this ability to consume milk. – Marvin Harris

71260. The commandment ‘Thou shalt not kill’ does not say it’s O.K. to kill some people and not others. – Marvin Harris

71261. The answer has to be sought in the material conditions of the production and utilization of cattle in India compared with the production and utilization of cattle in other parts of the world. – Marvin Harris

71262. I don’t know of any cases where as a result of religious precepts a population have found themselves enjoying less food than they would have if they didn’t follow this particular religion. – Marvin Harris

71263. Pigs prefer to wallow in clean mud, but if nothing else is available, they will frequently wallow in their own urine, giving rise to the notion that they are dirty animals. – Marvin Harris

71264. Now we are in a situation in which for a significant part of the industrial world too much could become a danger, especially too much of the things which are really not good for us in such large quantities. – Marvin Harris

71265. Like most North Americans, I’d been raised on the notion that milk is the first food, and everybody must like it because it’s so good and so important for growing up and for being healthy. – Marvin Harris

71266. I think that by following the route that I have tried to outline, one gets into a much more interesting and productive series of questions than those that result from saying simply that Chinese don’t like milk because they don’t like milk. – Marvin Harris

71267. Yes, a general principle that comes out of research behind Good to Eat is that there are no world religions that have acted to decrease the potential for the nutritional well-being of their followers. – Marvin Harris

71268. But with the Industrial Revolution and introduction of various industrial techniques for purifying sugar, we have a situation in which what we are consuming is not good nutritionally or ecologically. – Marvin Harris

71269. Every theory presented as a scientific concept is just that; it’s a theory that tries to explain more about the world than previous theories have done. It is open to being challenged and to being proven incorrect. – Marvin Harris

71270. Food, like sex, is one of the principal kinds of human activity that engage people when they wonder about how to account for different kinds of human behaviour. – Marvin Harris

71271. Here you do have forests, where pigs could be raised by letting them root about in the forests for a good part of the year. Therefore, you have a different attitude toward them compared with what continues to exist in the Middle East. – Marvin Harris

71272. However, further research has shown that it is the normal condition for humans and for most other mammals. It seems pretty clear why this is the case for most mammals and for most human beings. – Marvin Harris

71273. If I can bring some light to bear on problems like that, I feel that people will be enlightened not only on the question but also on a way of approaching such questions. – Marvin Harris

71274. I’m a games and theory kind of guy. I love puzzles, so it was fun dissecting Shakespeare’s prose. – Neil Patrick Harris

71275. I loved Rent when I first heard it, but it grew on me and so did Tick, Tick… Boom. Some songs are more interesting than others and sometimes the ones that never stood out at first end up being the best to perform. – Neil Patrick Harris

71276. I like the tube more than the NY subway though, you’ve got cushioned seats. – Neil Patrick Harris

71277. I have more artistic control in a smaller show. But it doesn’t really matter. Sometimes you can have the smallest role in the smallest production and still make a big impact. – Neil Patrick Harris

71278. Charlie Sheen is who again? Denise is engaged? – Neil Patrick Harris

71279. I felt a little green, because Shakespeare writes the thought process within the text; it was tricky not to think of what to say and then say it, and instead just deliver the lines. – Neil Patrick Harris

71280. Tobey’s a mellow, cool guy. He’s just a good guy. I know that’s not the answer you want, and I don’t mean that as the political thing to say, but he’s a nice guy. – Neil Patrick Harris

71281. We’re in such a volatile climate right now politically. I think they didn’t want Assassins to not succeed due to popular opinion and politics, versus on its own merits. I can respect that. – Neil Patrick Harris

71282. Starship Troopers was great. It was great fun to work on something with blue screens and big budget special effects. Denise Richards was nice to look at too, of course. – Neil Patrick Harris

71283. So I’ve done my fair share of theater. I have also been very fortunate in that I’ve been able to come to New York two or three times a year just to see as many shows as possible. I think the live theater culture here is incredible. – Neil Patrick Harris

71284. My parents own a restaurant in Albuquerque. – Neil Patrick Harris

71285. It’s nice to establish yourself as an actor first and a singer second. Proof is such a tremendous piece of work, and I’m incredibly lucky to be a part of it. I’m sure that the musicals will happen in the future, though. – Neil Patrick Harris

71286. If I wrote a musical it wouldn’t be about me. Although I do some magic, so it would probably be about a magician who appeared and re-appeared all over the place. – Neil Patrick Harris

71287. I’ve got no plans to be a ballet dancer at the moment. – Neil Patrick Harris

71288. I’ve been taking a trapeze class for the last couple of years. I’m working on my double back flip right now. – Neil Patrick Harris

71289. I’m shocked at how early everything closes here. But people start earlier. I miss the late nightlife in NYC, but then again I sing and burn so much energy in the show that it’s probably good – I get to go home and sleep. – Neil Patrick Harris

71290. I’m in a play on Broadway, I have an animated TV show coming up, I have a few movies that just came out. – Neil Patrick Harris

71291. When I auditioned for the show, I didn’t realize it was an MTV production, which is going to make for really good tunes during the episodes, if nothing else. – Neil Patrick Harris

71292. Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall. – Paul Harris

71293. Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless. – Paul Harris

71294. Segregation never brought anyone anything except trouble. – Paul Harris

71295. Singing is not indulged in by Rotary clubs of some countries and all clubs are given full privilege to do as they please about including it in their programs. – Paul Harris

71296. The higher the general average of intelligence, all things else being equal, the less the disposition to be meddlesome, critical, and overbearing. – Paul Harris

71297. The lawlessness of frontier life in America has been pictured as a remarkable phenomenon. In reality, it was the natural consequence of indiscriminate mixing of volatile substances. – Paul Harris

71298. One’s nativity is not of his own choosing, but whatever it may be, it is entitled to respect; and all nations have honorable place in the world’s family. – Paul Harris

71299. The nation that is supreme above all others during one age, will be eclipsed by another in the next age. – Paul Harris

71300. Much responsibility rests upon the shoulders of the song leader; it is not infrequently within his power to make or break a meeting. – Paul Harris

71301. The very strength of a nation eventually proves to be its weakness. – Paul Harris

71302. There is nothing in the genius of America more precious today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance in its application to our own people. – Paul Harris

71303. To attempt to superimpose its views through the exercise of force, is seldom the part of intelligence; it is frequently the part of ignorance. – Paul Harris

71304. When an individual, a sect, a clique or a nation hates and despises another individual, sect, clique or nation, he or they simply do not know the objects of their hatred. Ignorance is at the bottom of it. – Paul Harris

71305. While the struggle for religious liberty had proceeded without large-scale bloodshed in New England and elsewhere in the United States, the struggle for political liberty had not fared so well. – Paul Harris

71306. Ignorance is a menace to peace. – Paul Harris

71307. The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others. – Paul Harris

71308. It did not come naturally; in fact, it would be difficult to conceive of any more dogmatic and less tolerant people than the first settlers on New England shores. – Paul Harris

71309. If there is anything worse than international warfare, is civil warfare, and the United States was destined to experience it in the extreme of bitterness. – Paul Harris

71310. If there ever was a militant religion, it was that of early New England. – Paul Harris

71311. Ideas have unhinged the gates of empires. – Paul Harris

71312. How strange it is that murder has the sanction of law in one and only one of the human relationships, and that is the most important of all, that of nation to nation. – Paul Harris

71313. In course of time, religion came with its rites invoking the aid of good spirits which were even more powerful than the bad spirits, and thus for the time being tempered the agony of fears. – Paul Harris

71314. In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence, ignorance is generally the aggressor. – Paul Harris

71315. One’s religion is one’s own possession and he has a right to it. – Paul Harris

71316. Individuals and nations owe it to themselves and the world to become informed. – Paul Harris

71317. Descendants of New England pioneers are proud of their ancestry and glad to proclaim the fact that so far as the United States are concerned, New England is in deed the cradle of religious liberty. – Paul Harris

71318. But primitive man had enemies real as well as imaginary, and they were not subject to priestly sorceries. – Paul Harris

71319. It has been the way of Rotary to focus thought upon matters in which members are in agreement, rather than upon matters in which they are in disagreement. – Paul Harris

71320. It would not be fair to the critics of Rotary, who include some of the most brilliant of the British and American writers, to charge them with prejudice. – Paul Harris

71321. Many obstacles to the expansion of good will have presented themselves. – Paul Harris

71322. Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of sympathy have been touched. – Paul Harris

71323. In the cold, shivering twilight, preceding the daybreak of civilization, the dominating emotion of man was fear. – Paul Harris

71324. If the record was picked up by Dot Records, I would imagine that they would have wanted both sides of the record to be something by Lou alone which would account for the dropping of “So Blue”. – Phil Harris

71325. I remember seeing the song in some diners on the selection gadget that plays records at the table while you were eating. We were never told if the songs ever got on any charts. – Phil Harris

71326. Each one of us had a little story to tell and each recording was based on that. Lou played all of the music but we both sort of kicked around some cords during the writing phase. – Phil Harris

71327. He asked my girlfriend if we could come over and sing some of the songs that we had written, which we did. After he heard the songs, he said that he knew someone in the record business by the name of Bob Shad. – Phil Harris

71328. In those days, it didn’t take much imagination to come up with something that required great lyric development skills. You just thought of an experience that you might have gone through, and write it down. – Phil Harris

71329. We were not given any statistics as to how many records were pressed on the blue label. I used to ask Bob Shad how we were going to get paid from record sales and what I got for an answer was not to worry about the business end of the deal. – Phil Harris

71330. We played in bars and other such establishments and anywhere where people would listen. Sometimes they did, and sometimes not. The outfits we wore were classics of the 50’s. – Phil Harris

71331. The way they had the room that I was in set up, there was some sort of sound deadening platform that I had to stand on in order to get close enough to the microphone. – Phil Harris

71332. Lou and I met while we were in high school in our senior year. We were in many of the same classes together and quite a few times we went over to his house to hang out. – Phil Harris

71333. The skit was very successful based on the applause. After that show, the three of us decided to get together and try and come up with some songs that we could all participate in. – Phil Harris

71334. There’s more fiction in my life than in books, so I don’t bother with them. – Richard Harris

71335. Jesus is just a word I use to swear with. – Richard Harris

71336. Winning the Pulitzer is not that big a deal. I have seen hundreds of plays that have won the prize and you couldn’t sit half way through it. The Pulitzer is a common prize that means very little. – Richard Harris

71337. I often sit back and think, I wish I’d done that, and find out later that I already have. – Richard Harris

71338. Many kids turn to selling drugs. It’s not a good career choice, but they see it as a way to get money. – Richard Harris

71339. Marriage is a custom brought about by women who then proceed to live off men and destroy them, completely enveloping the man in a destructive cocoon or eating him away like a poisonous fungus on a tree. – Richard Harris

71340. When I hear somebody say ‘Life is hard’, I am always tempted to ask ‘Compared to what?’ – Sydney Harris

71341. People who think they’re generous to a fault usually think that’s their only fault. – Sydney J. Harris

71342. Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable. – Sydney J. Harris

71343. Somebody who never got over the embarrassing fact that he was born in bed with a lady. – Sydney J. Harris

71344. Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice. – Sydney J. Harris

71345. The art of living consists in knowing which impulses to obey and which must be made to obey. – Sydney J. Harris

71346. The beauty of “spacing” children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones – which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones. – Sydney J. Harris

71347. When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us. – Sydney J. Harris

71348. The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face. – Sydney J. Harris

71349. The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, “I was wrong”. – Sydney J. Harris

71350. Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better. – Sydney J. Harris

71351. The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. – Sydney J. Harris

71352. The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through. – Sydney J. Harris

71353. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. – Sydney J. Harris

71354. There’s no point in burying a hatchet if you’re going to put up a marker on the site. – Sydney J. Harris

71355. When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’ – Sydney J. Harris

71356. When we have ‘second thoughts’ about something, our first thoughts don’t seem like thoughts at all – just feelings. – Sydney J. Harris

71357. The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress. – Sydney J. Harris

71358. The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers. – Sydney J. Harris

71359. An idealist believes the short run doesn’t count. A cynic believes the long run doesn’t matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run. – Sydney J. Harris

71360. Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught. – Sydney J. Harris

71361. The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one’s mind a pleasant place in which to spend one’s leisure. – Sydney J. Harris

71362. Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage. – Sydney J. Harris

71363. Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs there. – Sydney J. Harris

71364. Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be. – Sydney J. Harris

71365. Enemies, as well as lovers, come to resemble each other over a period of time. – Sydney J. Harris

71366. Happiness is a direction, not a place. – Sydney J. Harris

71367. If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? – Sydney J. Harris

71368. Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, “Why not?” and the other, “Why bother?” – Sydney J. Harris

71369. A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive. – Sydney J. Harris

71370. Ignorance per se is not nearly as dangerous as ignorance of ignorance. – Sydney J. Harris

71371. Ninety per cent of the world’s woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves – so how can we know anyone else? – Sydney J. Harris

71372. Men make counterfeit money; in many more cases, money makes counterfeit men. – Sydney J. Harris

71373. Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference. – Sydney J. Harris

71374. Knowledge fills a large brain; it merely inflates a small one. – Sydney J. Harris

71375. It’s surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you’re not comfortable within yourself, you can’t be comfortable with others. – Sydney J. Harris

71376. Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting. – Sydney J. Harris

71377. Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own. – Sydney J. Harris

71378. Problem solving is hunting. It is savage pleasure and we are born to it. – Thomas Harris

71379. Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed. – Thomas Harris

71380. The expense of a war could be paid in time; but the expense of opium, when once the habit is formed, will only increase with time. – Townsend Harris

71381. The President regards the Japanese as a brave people; but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts; hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed. – Townsend Harris

71382. The nations of the West hope that by means of steam communication all the world will become as one family. – Townsend Harris

71383. The President is of opinion that if Japan makes a treaty with the United States, all other foreign countries will make the same kind of a treaty, and Japan will be safe thereafter. – Townsend Harris

71384. The President of the United States thinks that for the Japanese opium is more dangerous than war. – Townsend Harris

71385. The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent about the introduction of opium, and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited. – Townsend Harris

71386. The United States have no possessions in the east and do not desire to have any, as other countries do. – Townsend Harris

71387. Two things are desired in order that intercourse may be had: First, that a minister or agent be allowed to reside at the capital. Second, that commerce between different countries be freely allowed. – Townsend Harris

71388. We were sent to this country by the President, who desires to promote the welfare of Japan, and are quite different from the ambassadors of other countries. – Townsend Harris

71389. When the ambassadors of other foreign countries come to Japan to make treaties, they can be told that such and such a treaty has been made with the ambassador of the United States, and they will rest satisfied with this. – Townsend Harris

71390. It appears that the English think the Japanese… are fond of opium, and they want to bring it here also. – Townsend Harris

71391. We do not wish to open your ports to foreign trade all at once. – Townsend Harris

71392. By means of steam one can go from California to Japan in eighteen days. – Townsend Harris

71393. Japan and China are isolated and without intercourse with other countries; hence the President directed me to attend to or watch the state of affairs in China also. – Townsend Harris

71394. Since the invention of steamships distant countries have become like those that are near at hand. – Townsend Harris

71395. As the treaty made with the United States was the first treaty entered into by your country with other countries, therefore the President regards Japan with peculiar friendliness. – Townsend Harris

71396. If I write in my name to the agents of England and France residing in Asia and inform them that Japan is ready to make a commercial treaty with their countries, the number of steamers will be reduced from fifty to two or three. – Townsend Harris

71397. If Japan had been near to either England or France, war would have broken out long ago. – Townsend Harris

71398. If war should break out between England and Japan, the latter would suffer much more than the former. – Townsend Harris

71399. If you make a treaty first with the United States and settle the matter of the opium trade, England cannot change this, though she should desire to do so. – Townsend Harris

71400. In case of war, a treaty would have to be made at the end of the war. – Townsend Harris

71401. In time of war steamships and improved arms are the most important things. – Townsend Harris

71402. It will be quite satisfactory if you open them gradually, as the circumstances may require; but the President assures you that this will not be the case if you make a treaty with England first. – Townsend Harris

71403. Any nation that refuses to hold intercourse with other nations must expect to be excluded from this family. – Townsend Harris

71404. Note to secessionist Texans: now is the time to wave the Confederate Flag. – Melissa Harris-Lacewell

71405. I wish that my husband’s friends had left him where he is, happy and contented in retirement. – Anna Harrison

71406. Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71407. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71408. Women’s propensity to share confidences is universal. We confirm our reality by sharing. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71409. True revolutionaries are like God – they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71410. There are no original ideas. There are only original people. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71411. The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71412. Kindness and intelligence don’t always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71413. I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71414. Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71415. Beware of people carrying ideas. Beware of ideas carrying people. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71416. Desire creates its own object. – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

71417. There never has been a time in our history when work was so abundant or when wages were as high, whether measured by the currency in which they are paid or by their power to supply the necessaries and comforts of life. – Benjamin Harrison

71418. I knew that my staying up would not change the election result if I were defeated, while if elected I had a hard day ahead of me. So I thought a night’s rest was best in any event. – Benjamin Harrison

71419. When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law? – Benjamin Harrison

71420. We Americans have no commission from God to police the world. – Benjamin Harrison

71421. This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia. – Benjamin Harrison

71422. Great lives never go out; they go on. – Benjamin Harrison

71423. I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process. – Benjamin Harrison

71424. The bud of victory is always in the truth. – Benjamin Harrison

71425. No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor. – Benjamin Harrison

71426. Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize. – Elizabeth Harrison

71427. The Beatles saved the world from boredom. – George Harrison

71428. With our love, we could save the world. – George Harrison

71429. Gossip is the Devil’s radio. – George Harrison

71430. Hippies are so phoney and fake. – George Harrison

71431. I wanted to be successful, not famous. – George Harrison

71432. I’ll give up this sort of touring madness certainly, but music-everything is based on music. No, I’ll never stop my music. – George Harrison

71433. I’ll play what you want or I won’t play at all. – George Harrison

71434. Love one another. – George Harrison

71435. The Beatles will exist without us. – George Harrison

71436. The Beatles will go on and on. – George Harrison

71437. The biggest break in my career was getting into the Beatles in 1962. The second biggest break since then is getting out of them. – George Harrison

71438. The nicest thing is to open the newspapers and not to find yourself in them. – George Harrison

71439. The world used us as an excuse to go mad. – George Harrison

71440. There’s high, and there’s high, and to get really high – I mean so high that you can walk on the water, that high-that’s where I’m going. – George Harrison

71441. Try to realize it’s all within yourself no one else can make you change, and to see you’re only very small and life flows on within you and without you. – George Harrison

71442. We were talking about the space between us all and the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion. Never glimpse the truth – then it’s far too late when they pass away. – George Harrison

71443. When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there. – George Harrison

71444. You’ve got as many lives as you like, and more, even ones you don’t want. – George Harrison

71445. We were the Spice Boys. – George Harrison

71446. After all we did for Britain, selling that corduroy and making it swing, all we got was a bit of tin on a piece of leather. – George Harrison

71447. All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much. – George Harrison

71448. America has everything, why should they want us. – George Harrison

71449. As far as I’m concerned, there won’t be a Beatles reunion as long as John Lennon remains dead. – George Harrison

71450. As long as you hate, there will be people to hate. – George Harrison

71451. Brian and I got cast out of that show into Trapper John, M. D. – Gregory Harrison

71452. I didn’t feel compromised as an actor, and allowed other people’s fingerprints all over that aspect. – Gregory Harrison

71453. 7th Heaven is quite a hit for them now, and they are hoping to appeal to a very similar audience with our show; skewed slightly older I guess, since it’s a 9:00 to 10:00 show. – Gregory Harrison

71454. I have four kids; three girls and a boy. The oldest girl is 13, and has her own social life now, so there’s a bit of begrudging cooperation there. It’s tough. – Gregory Harrison

71455. I have a big family and had to move them all from the coast of Oregon to New York three times for the workshops and for the actual production itself, which had about a four month development rehearsal schedule. – Gregory Harrison

71456. I had done a lot of plays, particularly at my own theater in LA, and it was the first time in my theatrical life where I didn’t feel that my role was also to keep everybody else working hard. – Gregory Harrison

71457. I directed an episode of Touched by an Angel a couple of months ago, and I will be doing more of that. I just like to keep a bit of variety going; it keeps things interesting. – Gregory Harrison

71458. Honestly, when I got to Hollywood I was trying to sell my songs. – Gregory Harrison

71459. But we were doing plays and movies which I had nothing to do with other than being a producer, and I don’t have that kind of interest or time any more. – Gregory Harrison

71460. But I can’t wait to watch the Tonys this Sunday. I’m really glad Broadway is doing so well this year, especially with its straight plays. It’s been a wonderful year. – Gregory Harrison

71461. But I always held my music up and protected it from compromise. So I just do it for my friends. I’ve written hundreds of songs, and I’m sure I have a few albums worth of songs. – Gregory Harrison

71462. Actually I have been singing since I was a kid. – Gregory Harrison

71463. And that’s the mistake that was made with Steel Pier. Roger was caught between a rock and hard place. It would have cost a couple of million dollars more to take it to Boston or someplace first. So we opened about a month too early. – Gregory Harrison

71464. I got a series with the WB next year. We start shooting in July. It’s going to be called Safe Harbor, and it’s an hour show. It’s a Spelling show and will follow 7th Heaven. – Gregory Harrison

71465. Suddenly Star Wars came out while we were on hiatus, and we looked like the old Buck Rogers series, where they had cigarette smoke blowing out the back of the rocket ship. – Gregory Harrison

71466. What I ended up doing was becoming an actor who didn’t mind doing other people’s words. – Gregory Harrison

71467. Then when I got to Hollywood, the first musical I did was Festival in 1977. – Gregory Harrison

71468. So I got interested in singing and I have always used my voice. Not professionally as much, but around the living room, the campfire, that kind of thing. – Gregory Harrison

71469. It was the first time that I was on Broadway, and I got to run as fast as I could to keep up. And I loved it! – Gregory Harrison

71470. I learned to play guitar at a young age and converted poems and stuff that I had written to songs. – Gregory Harrison

71471. I have kept a part of Catalina Productions going, through which I develop a few projects just for me. – Gregory Harrison

71472. I have to own something before I can say it, and I have to own it before I can sing it as well, emotionally. I only enjoy acting and singing if I am believing what I am doing. – Gregory Harrison

71473. I have to be very careful about how often I drag my family to places. They need some stability in their lives. – Gregory Harrison

71474. I love to sing and I do think that my strength as a singer is… I think I have a voice that is certainly sufficient under most any circumstances… but I think my strength is that I really am an actor and I really do have to own what I am saying. – Gregory Harrison

71475. Well, I want to do The Music Man. I think it’s an amazing opportunity, but I think that they are probably looking at major movie stars right now, and I don’t blame them. – Gregory Harrison

71476. I like Ireland because it means I’m near France. – Harry Harrison

71477. Most comic scriptwriters are very bad. The artists are good, but the writers are so bad. – Harry Harrison

71478. The principles we live by, in business and in social life, are the most important part of happiness. – Harry Harrison

71479. A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone. – Jane Harrison

71480. To be womanly is one thing, and one only; it is to be sensitive to man, to be highly endowed with the sex instinct; to be manly is to be sensitive to woman. – Jane Harrison

71481. Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious – friendship and learning. – Jane Harrison

71482. To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane. – Jane Harrison

71483. Most bands have a sound that they’re already identified with, so for the producer it becomes a process of helping them find their muse in the studio to make a record that will not only satisfy them artistically, but will also do something in the marketplace. – Jerry Harrison

71484. I had previously been in the band the Modern Lovers with Jonathan Richman. – Jerry Harrison

71485. The vocals are what immediately draw people in and sell the song. – Jerry Harrison

71486. That said, everything’s important, and every musician who plays on the record is an integral part of it. – Jerry Harrison

71487. Some artists want a producer to be a kind of svengali – someone who actually creates a sound for them. – Jerry Harrison

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71488. Normally when I work with bands I’m trying to refine and improve what’s already there. – Jerry Harrison

71489. My other advice is to start writing songs and singing right away. – Jerry Harrison

71490. Music has become a bigger business, and with that there is more pressure to succeed; I think that it creates a negative pressure for being creative. – Jerry Harrison

71491. For a young band about to make a record, make sure you get the vocals right. – Jerry Harrison

71492. I think being eclectic is bad when you’re just starting out. – Jerry Harrison

71493. I’ve become increasingly confidant in following intuitions ahead of thoughts as I produce more records. – Jerry Harrison

71494. But when you’re beginning, you should try to focus on something you love and your own way of doing things. – Jerry Harrison

71495. I see myself as the buffer between the band and the record company. – Jerry Harrison

71496. I think my voice worked out fine, but it was a lot of work for me. And I was very self-conscious about it. I was a bit self-conscious about writing lyrics too. – Jerry Harrison

71497. I think that technology has both introduced new sounds but also allowed an increasingly painterly approach to recording music as you can now paint over what you’ve done and more and more refine an existing performance. – Jerry Harrison

71498. I think we could have done a lot more great music, so I was disappointed that we didn’t continue making records and touring, but it’s hard to argue with 10 good years. – Jerry Harrison

71499. Michigan is two radically different places – the North and the South which makes for good drama and contrast. – Jim Harrison

71500. Naturally we would prefer seven epiphanies a day and an earth not so apparently devoid of angels. – Jim Harrison

71501. Writers can write outside their ethnicity or sex depending how open and vulnerable they wish to be. – Jim Harrison

71502. The fact is, the media never gets off the interstate unless there’s a major explosion. – Jim Harrison

71503. Short things are short all over and long things are long all over. – Jim Harrison

71504. So when I made some money, I didn’t have any idea how one handled such a situation because no one in our family ever had any money. – Jim Harrison

71505. Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy… or they become legend. – Jim Harrison

71506. Success and money can really be quite blinding. – Jim Harrison

71507. New Yorkers are mostly interested in New York – in case you haven’t noticed. – Jim Harrison

71508. The old fun thing is when somebody typed up the first chapter of War and Peace. And then made a precis of the rest of it and sent it out and only one publisher recognized it. – Jim Harrison

71509. The only advice I can give to aspiring writers is don’t do it unless you’re willing to give your whole life to it. Red wine and garlic also helps. – Jim Harrison

71510. The trajectory started when I was on the roof of our house looking out at a swamp when I was 19. I had written for several years, starting at about 15, but that day on the roof I took my vows and acknowledged my calling. – Jim Harrison

71511. We are all naturally xenophobic. – Jim Harrison

71512. Writing as a woman presents enormous problems but I have attempted it several times and haven’t had many complaints. – Jim Harrison

71513. Yeah, but now suddenly – you know, universities are notoriously market oriented, too. – Jim Harrison

71514. Your kids inevitably want to move where they had their vacations when they were younger. – Jim Harrison

71515. I got $30 from Nation magazine for a poem and $500 for my first book of poems. – Jim Harrison

71516. I’ve never felt influenced by Ernest Hemingway though I suppose there is something inevitable there. – Jim Harrison

71517. There is a neurologist, a woman over at Harvard who wanted me to come talk to them, and in France I have a lot of readers in the sciences. I can’t tell you why. – Jim Harrison

71518. I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it’s about the same proportion to books published that I care to read. – Jim Harrison

71519. I see more genuine sociability between the races in Mississippi than I see in Michigan. No question. – Jim Harrison

71520. Because most writers have totally unrealistic concepts of how publishing works. – Jim Harrison

71521. Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit. – Jim Harrison

71522. I asked a French critic a couple of years ago why my books did so well in France. He said it was because in my novels people both act and think. I got a kick out of that. – Jim Harrison

71523. I can write anywhere. – Jim Harrison

71524. I couldn’t run a tight schedule, and if you’re any good at teaching, you get sucked dry because you like your students and you’re trying to help them, but you don’t have any time left to write yourself. – Jim Harrison

71525. I do have trouble with titles. – Jim Harrison

71526. I’m not rational enough to be a good journalist. – Jim Harrison

71527. I don’t see gender as the most significant fact of human existence. – Jim Harrison

71528. I rarely read or buy a book because of a review. – Jim Harrison

71529. After a lifetime of world travel I’ve been fascinated that those in the third world don’t have the same perception of reality that we do. – Jim Harrison

71530. I should add that I very much enjoy certain cities especially Paris, New York and Chicago. – Jim Harrison

71531. I thought, frankly, that it would be more pleasant to write a memoir than it was. – Jim Harrison

71532. I used to get criticized for putting food in novels. – Jim Harrison

71533. I write novellas because I don’t like loose sprawling prose. – Jim Harrison

71534. I’m actually forced to write about Michigan because as a native of that state it’s the place I know best. – Jim Harrison

71535. I don’t know what psychotherapy does. I have been seeing the same person for 26 years now. – Jim Harrison

71536. It’s hard to leave behind scenes and characters I am in love with. – John Harrison

71537. We sat here during Irene in ’99 with the back door open. We drank and watched all the stuff fly by. – John Harrison

71538. Ontario wood prices are among the highest in the world. – John Harrison

71539. If the courts are making the decisions, it matters who the judge is and, of course, people are concerned with what is the bottom line. – John Harrison

71540. I didn’t feel that running away would change anything but when the roof of the garage started coming off I thought it was time to go. – John Harrison

71541. CRATEL is a center with a two-fold mission – to explore technology as an expressive element and to use technology to bridge gaps between diverse groups of people. – John Harrison

71542. Satisfying every vision that fans have is probably impossible. – John Harrison

71543. If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine. – John Harrison

71544. Our variety is one of the key reasons our customers love us. We continue to provide all of the menu items they love, while also offering new items to try. – Kenny Harrison

71545. We have to try and not let the little things go by. It’s the little things that win games. It’s the little things that often get overlooked that can add two or three more wins. – Kenny Harrison

71546. Three days in a city now and I’m quite flipped. There’s too much noise. I just can’t do with it. – Lou Harrison

71547. We get more dangerous as we accumulate knowledge, and that’s both a sadness and something to control, try to learn to live with, make terms with. – Lou Harrison

71548. I don’t want to wear my compositional tools on my sleeve. – Lou Harrison

71549. The poor tread lightest on the earth. The higher our income, the more resources we control and the more havoc we wreak. – Paul Harrison

71550. When you watch it, you’re like, Wow. I look like that. But it doesn’t feel like that at all. It was about communicating with Gale Harold and getting across what I wanted to say about the character. – Randy Harrison

71551. It always weirds me out and makes me unhappy that some people think I’m Justin. I’m not. People can be talking to me and I know they think they are talking to Justin. It’s hard to explain. – Randy Harrison

71552. I wasn’t being bullied at school at this point. I had a group of friends, and I was isolated because I wasn’t communicating with my parents. I wasn’t telling them what I was going through. – Randy Harrison

71553. I wonder what kind of lives they will have built for themselves when they turn 45 and can’t really have any connection with people because they are so used to fleeting sexual. – Randy Harrison

71554. I was always the shame of the family – the one Yankee who was actually born in the North. – Randy Harrison

71555. I’m confident in my ability to maintain a career. I don’t know if it will be doing either independent films or plays in New England. – Randy Harrison

71556. I’ve done sexual stuff before – onstage, which is even more emotionally difficult. With a TV crew around, you are stopping and starting; it becomes really technical. It’s not erotic at all. – Randy Harrison

71557. It makes me proud, and it makes me scared. More than anything, I want to be an actor and I want to keep working, and I think there’s a danger in being perceived as a poster boy for something. – Randy Harrison

71558. It’s a clique that I’ve never been a part of. It’s not like I identify them in a negative way. – Randy Harrison

71559. It’s a really subtle kind of thing. It makes me feel like Randy Harrison is not a human being to them. – Randy Harrison

71560. It’s nice to see that people in Middle America are really affected. – Randy Harrison

71561. The whole character of Justin and the club life he lives – I have no experience with it. It’s really foreign to me, which is annoying, but that’s just how it is. – Randy Harrison

71562. I think the sense of community that exists with all the characters – that’s the answer. The fact that they have found a family in their friends. It does give some depth and meaning to their lives. – Randy Harrison

71563. I hope that they are finding satisfaction. I’m in no way making a judgment. I know it doesn’t make me happy. – Randy Harrison

71564. It’s upsetting that it is such a big deal. I wish it weren’t an issue all the time. It’s funny that people say it’s a departure, because I’ve been acting since I was a child. I’ve played three gay roles out of hundreds. – Randy Harrison

71565. I actually have more respect for people who are in the closet. You end up exposing so much of yourself because you have to talk about your sexual life. You shouldn’t have to talk about it. – Randy Harrison

71566. I love my parents. Coming out to them was sort of coming out to myself. I educated them, and I wanted our relationship to keep growing. I wanted them to be a part of my life still. I wanted to be able to share with them what I was going through. – Randy Harrison

71567. Dad said that he was prouder of me than he’d ever been when I came out. – Randy Harrison

71568. I can’t speak on behalf of the show. I’m not a creator; I’m just a pawn. – Randy Harrison

71569. I can’t walk down the street with my head up. I’m not a hat wearer, but now I’m a hat wearer. – Randy Harrison

71570. I don’t know for Justin; he’s always looking for meaning out of his relationships with people. I don’t think he’s as trapped into the drug thing as a lot of the others are. – Randy Harrison

71571. I don’t want to be the center of attention. My posture has changed. I walk with my head down and shoulders slumped. Suddenly I carry myself as if I’m ashamed of something. – Randy Harrison

71572. I guess I had a suspicion of it my entire life without knowing exactly what it was – knowing that there was something different about me, which I attributed to being an artist. At 11 or 12 I started sort of clarifying for myself. It took a while. – Randy Harrison

71573. I had been doing summer stock every summer while I was in college. We did a showcase, like most good conservatories do – monologues and things that agents and casting directors come to see. From that I got an agent. – Randy Harrison

71574. I never felt a need to manipulate my career from the outside – try to be someone I wasn’t to get ahead. – Randy Harrison

71575. A lot of my friends are club people. It’s not me. It’s funny to represent that, because it’s not me. I don’t fit into a gay club setting. It’s just ironic that I represent that somehow. – Randy Harrison

71576. I just don’t think that I could be the kind of actor I want to be and not be honest with myself. Honesty is very important to me as an actor and as a person. I didn’t even think about it. – Randy Harrison

71577. I don’t want to be Tom Cruise. I’m not after some movie blockbuster career. That’s not the kind of work I’m interested in. And frankly, it’s not the kind of work I’m ever going to get. – Randy Harrison

71578. By the time I came out, that kind of stopped it. The bullying stopped when I claimed myself and proved that I wasn’t afraid. A lot of it was when I was hiding when I was younger. – Randy Harrison

71579. Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you, and just before you realize what’s wrong with it. – Rex Harrison

71580. Tomorrow is a thief of pleasure. – Rex Harrison

71581. I’m at the age where I’ve got to prove that I’m just as good as I never was. – Rex Harrison

71582. Robert Morley is a legend in his own lunchtime. – Rex Harrison

71583. Most film directors do not come up with their own subjects or write their own screenplays. – Thomas Harrison

71584. With the question of the effect of a poem, the topic of investigation shifts from that of textual autonomy to textual reception – to the issue of what we actually look for or find in reading a poem. – Thomas Harrison

71585. Unlike metaphor, metonymy does not try to fuse images together. – Thomas Harrison

71586. Other, far fewer, directors are more like the composer – conceptualizing the piece, scoring it, distributing its musical lines among a range of registers, chords, and instruments. – Thomas Harrison

71587. Still the question remains of what actually speaks in a poem, if not subjectivity as historically constructed. – Thomas Harrison

71588. No art form points like poetry to this originality of language as to its essential and abiding concern. – Thomas Harrison

71589. In an age where history is recorded on T-shirts, the very notion of dwelling on the deep structure of an experience has come to appear both arcane and archaic. – Thomas Harrison

71590. To liberate words means first to shatter their function as vehicles of idea, memory, hope, or regret. – Thomas Harrison

71591. Experience has ceded to a series of happenings, about which the most we can expect is information. – Thomas Harrison

71592. As witnesses that the things were not done in a corner. – Thomas Harrison

71593. A poem conveys not a message so much as the provenance of a message, an advent of sense. – Thomas Harrison

71594. A jacket commemorating the Germans as champions of the 1990 World Cup is out of date two weeks after the event has passed. – Thomas Harrison

71595. In recent decades this symbolic or metaphorical lyric has given way to one which leans toward metonymy. – Thomas Harrison

71596. The chains of military despotism, once fastened upon a nation, ages might pass away before they could be shaken off. – William Henry Harrison

71597. The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed. – William Henry Harrison

71598. To Englishmen, life is a topic, not an activity. – William Henry Harrison

71599. Sir, I wish to understand the true principles of the Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more. – William Henry Harrison

71600. I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free. – William Henry Harrison

71601. I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. – William Henry Harrison

71602. I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. – William Henry Harrison

71603. There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power. – William Henry Harrison

71604. All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. – William Henry Harrison

71605. Music is wonderful. Especially if there’s some kind of content to it. – Debbie Harry

71606. I love the ACLU and I’m concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority – I don’t know who they are. – Debbie Harry

71607. I mean I think that Blondie’s influence is a little bit in a way more eclectic than those bands. – Debbie Harry

71608. I think it’s a Blondie tradition that all of our albums sort of have a wide spread of styles. – Debbie Harry

71609. I’m a culture vulture, and I just want to experience it all. – Debbie Harry

71610. Lately I’ve been believing that music predates speech. – Debbie Harry

71611. But as a writer and performer, I want to get paid for what I do. – Debbie Harry

71612. Something’s that written out is okay, but it’s not always a clear indication of what a person means. – Debbie Harry

71613. That was the impetus for me to do music or art, because I knew if I didn’t try when I was young, then I would get to be in my 40’s and I’d be really unhappy that I hadn’t. – Debbie Harry

71614. We probably, as primitive people, made music before we actually had a language, and that’s where language comes from. – Debbie Harry

71615. We wanted to enjoy what we were doing and we had business things we had to straighten out and personnel problems and it sort of took a little time to do it. – Debbie Harry

71616. I have a lot of regrets, but I’m not going to think of them as regrets. – Debbie Harry

71617. I’ve had some lovely extraordinary experiences on New Year’s Eve. – Debbie Harry

71618. I get myself a gig somewhere, whether it’s in a club, whether it’s in a bar, it doesn’t matter, and I just work on New Year’s Eve because I always feel it’s very symbolic for me for the next year, for the new year. – Debbie Harry

71619. I feel like I have to have a voice. – Debbie Harry

71620. I don’t mind if my skull ends up on a shelf as long as it’s got my name on it. – Debbie Harry

71621. I do know the effect that music still has on me – I’m completely vulnerable to it. I’m seduced by it. – Debbie Harry

71622. I always work on New Year’s Eve, no matter what. – Debbie Harry

71623. I always say the new album is the best one yet. I always feel that – I really do, because it’s the latest and it’s the newest and it’s a little bit better. – Debbie Harry

71624. Christina Aguilera is an incredible musician and singer. – Debbie Harry

71625. Capote wrote every day. He said that’s the only way, you have to sit down every day and do it. – Debbie Harry

71626. You always fall for the rascal or the guy who’s got a little bit of the devil in him. You can’t help it. – Debbie Harry

71627. But computers have changed the world for everyone, so there will be some way of working it out. – Debbie Harry

71628. I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here, and I think it’s just terrific. There’s so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music, good performances, great looking girls, great videos, the whole thing. – Debbie Harry

71629. And New Year’s Eve is very, very important to me. – Debbie Harry

71630. And living in a metropolitan area which is ethnically diverse, our lives are very complicated, so our emotional experiences are going to be varied like that. – Debbie Harry

71631. And I wasn’t convinced that I was the most talented person in the world. – Debbie Harry

71632. But, you know, the issues of humanity and what is fair treatment and good treatment of a fellow human being should not really be based on a personal sense of right and wrong or judgment. – Debbie Harry

71633. I really, really like writing songs. – Debbie Harry

71634. I brought in the stories many times. I don’t just do animation. – Ray Harryhausen

71635. That’s why I never became a director. I never had patience with people. – Ray Harryhausen

71636. I prefer to work alone and do everything alone, even today. – Ray Harryhausen

71637. I took courses at USC in film editing and art direction and photography when I was still in high school. – Ray Harryhausen

71638. I was never restricted. I was never told what to do. – Ray Harryhausen

71639. I was very limited in what I could do with flying saucers, because they’re just a metal disc. I had to try and put character in as if they were intelligently guided. – Ray Harryhausen

71640. Many times I felt like I’d do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn’t have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there’d be battles of egos. – Ray Harryhausen

71641. So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value, and I’m glad that a lot of people recognize that now. People realize now the value of them as educational. – Ray Harryhausen

71642. I had to learn to do everything because I couldn’t find another kindred soul. Now you see eighty people listed doing the same things I was doing by myself. – Ray Harryhausen

71643. I know pretty well in the broad sense what I’m going to do, because I have to know that when we shoot the live-action, so that it’ll synchronize. Then I know pretty well when I get to the animation stage, what that scene requires. – Ray Harryhausen

71644. I haven’t played a chess match for several decades. At one point I lost most of my chess games. Then I realized many of my competitors were memorizing the best moves and I was unwilling to do this. – John Harsanyi

71645. Quick guys get tired; big guys don’t shrink. – Marv Harshman

71646. England and France were rivals, not only on the continent, but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71647. The participation of the people in their own government was the more significant, because the colonies actually had what England only seemed to have, – three departments of government. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71648. On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71649. The growth of constitutional government, as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment of two different sets of machinery for making laws and carrying on government. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71650. The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent direct royal prerogative. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71651. One of the strongest and most persistent elements in national development has been that inheritance of political traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71652. As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered, notwithstanding the constant loss. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71653. Each colony became accustomed to planting new settlements and to claiming new boundaries. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71654. The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia, and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71655. Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71656. Few characters in history are indispensable. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71657. From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger there was but one man without whom English history must have taken a different turn, and that was William Pitt the elder. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71658. In 1763 the English were the most powerful nation in the world. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71659. In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71660. More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71661. Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71662. Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years, and a more miserable class of Negro slaves. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71663. In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties were both active and had a relation with each other which was the forerunner of the present system of local government in the Western States. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71664. In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71665. In each colony in 1750 were to be found two sets of governing organizations, – the local and the general. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71666. In comparison with other men of their time, the Americans were distinguished by the possession of new political and social ideas, which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71667. In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71668. The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71669. Washington’s defeat in 1754 was followed by active military preparations on both sides. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71670. The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands, and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies, had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly wise and free institutions of the Dutch. – Albert Bushnell Hart

71671. In should be the duty of every soldier to reflect on the experiences of the past, in the endeavor to discover improvements, in his particular sphere of action, which are practicable in the immediate future. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71672. The chief incalculable in war is the human will. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71673. Every action is seen to fall into one of three main categories, guarding, hitting, or moving. Here, then, are the elements of combat, whether in war or pugilism. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71674. Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71675. The search for the truth for truth’s sake is the mark of the historian. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71676. In reality, it si more fruitful to wound than to kill. While the dead man lies still, counting only one man less, the wounded man is a progressive drain upon his side. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71677. Guerrilla war is a kind of war waged by the few but dependent on the support of many. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71678. A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71679. Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war. – B. H. Liddell Hart

71680. Along the beach I never collected shells from my father’s shore. – Corey Hart

71681. I can analyse the trajectory of my popularity and find out why the peak was a peak and the valley was a valley – grapple with it that way – but I prefer not to analyse it that much. – Corey Hart

71682. I think you can learn as much from success as you can from failure. – Corey Hart

71683. It’s weird. Prior to having my first record, Corey Hart was just my name. – Corey Hart

71684. Wearing sunglasses at night hurts your eyes after a while. – Corey Hart

71685. Follow me around. I don’t care. If anybody wants to put a tail on me, go ahead. They’d be very bored. – Gary Hart

71686. You can get awful famous in this country in seven days. – Gary Hart

71687. This is one Hart that you will not leave in San Francisco. – Gary Hart

71688. I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot. – Gary Hart

71689. If you want the government off your back, get your hands out of its pockets. – Gary Hart

71690. The attractive lady whom I had only recently been introduced to dropped into my lap… I chose not to dump her off. – Gary Hart

71691. I’m belligerent rather than ambitious. – Ian Hart

71692. When you get to 15 and most of your teachers are priests, there’s bound to be a conflict. – Ian Hart

71693. Well, put it like this, if you’re not a kid, you’re a wizard. – Ian Hart

71694. We tend to think about fascism in terms of the Second World War. – Ian Hart

71695. There’s a statistical theory that if you gave a million monkeys typewriters and set them to work, they’d eventually come up with the complete works of Shakespeare. Thanks to the Internet, we now know this isn’t true. – Ian Hart

71696. That’s what I like about Neil Jordan’s films: everyone is better at what they do than you are. – Ian Hart

71697. Not being able to work would make me very unhappy. – Ian Hart

71698. My philosophy was, if I just do good work, someone will like it enough to employ me. It never made me famous. And I’m way, way too old now, mate. That boat’s sailed. – Ian Hart

71699. Most good roles are written for young men. We are fixated on youth. So however much people say there is nothing wrong with being bald, the reality is once the hair is gone, you might not get the parts. – Ian Hart

71700. It’s not any desire on my part to start playing dads, but it’s a convention of drama. If you don’t get the parts of young people going out to nightclubs, you have to play their fathers. – Ian Hart

71701. I’ve only used my own voice about four times on film. – Ian Hart

71702. I’m not usually attracted to big-budget American films. – Ian Hart

71703. You learn more doing than doing training. – Ian Hart

71704. I was relatively technically adept. I can edit and wire up a light. – Ian Hart

71705. I need something to do when I’m not working, or I crawl up the walls. So I’ve just taken up kung fu. I was looking for some kind of calming, relaxing activity. I tried yoga, but it wasn’t really me. – Ian Hart

71706. I just want to be rich and famous. – Ian Hart

71707. I just wanna build momentum again. Keeping yourself in work is one thing, keeping yourself in good work’s another. But if it doesn’t work out, so be it. As the Taoists say, Learn to accept that which you cannot change. – Ian Hart

71708. I hate auditions – when I’m doing them, I can’t wait to get out the bleeding door. – Ian Hart

71709. I don’t know how to construct a career that’ll make me famous. Except maybe get my ears pinned back, get my teeth done, and go to America. But then I’ll be competing with billions of actors who haven’t got false teeth, and who are 25. – Ian Hart

71710. Everyone should be good at what they do. – Ian Hart

71711. Even before my audition, there were several pages missing from my script because those bits were so unbelievably secret not even I was allowed to see them. – Ian Hart

71712. I’m still working, I’ve got two arms, two legs, two gorgeous kids, a lovely wife. Fifteen years ago, I was homeless. So when you think about it, I’m lucky. – Ian Hart

71713. Art, after all, is traditionally displayed against vacancies: paintings on dun walls, sculptures in empty spaces, music in quiet halls. – John Hart

71714. Art may imitate wild nature; less often does it dare to place itself in the midst of it, and when it does, it may come out second best. – John Hart

71715. There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives. – Josephine Hart

71716. We are here to add to the sum of human goodness. To prove the thing exists. – Josephine Hart

71717. Wide awake I can make my most fantastic dreams come true. – Lorenz Hart

71718. Bewitched, bothered and bewildered am I. – Lorenz Hart

71719. How we love sequestering, where no pests are pestering. – Lorenz Hart

71720. Painters of paintings, writers of books, never could tell the half. – Lorenz Hart

71721. Unrequited love’s a bore. – Lorenz Hart

71722. If you tell children they are bad, that’s what they believe they are and that’s probably what they will become. – Louise Hart

71723. The Golden Rule of Parenting is; do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you! – Louise Hart

71724. Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness. – Louise Hart

71725. There are so many venues in which stars are exposed today, that we just know much more and the studios don’t have the control over stars like they used to, in the 30s, 40s, and 50s. – Mary Hart

71726. The pressure to be timely with news has increased every year. – Mary Hart

71727. Survivor has been such a hit, and out of that have come so many interesting stories from people that we don’t see on the big screen. We have helped make them incredible celebrities. – Mary Hart

71728. The stars handle it very graciously. They let you know. They know how to play the game. – Mary Hart

71729. There are days like any normal human being where I wake up and I don’t feel like going to work. – Mary Hart

71730. When you look at what we spend on entertainment, whether it’s on CDs, music, DVDs, there is so much money invested in that, people want to know a little more about the stars they’re paying to see or hear. – Mary Hart

71731. People magazine had been around for a short period of time, but nobody had thought about putting entertainment news on a nightly basis on television. – Mary Hart

71732. There have been many times when we have not run stories because we cannot get it verified. – Mary Hart

71733. They had an opening. You know, it was one of those deals. I auditioned and got it in ’93. – Mary Hart

71734. Traffic is one of the most powerful films to come out in recent years. It blew me away. – Mary Hart

71735. We will often talk to Liz Smith about couples and relationships because she always has an inside track, too. – Mary Hart

71736. There are people who are very highly paid to cover the truth and who will protect their clients. – Mary Hart

71737. We can’t laugh quite as much on camera, but we sure do on the set. – Mary Hart

71738. As journalists, we keep pushing and pushing. – Mary Hart

71739. People do want to know the personal things. How far is too far to go with personal lives? – Mary Hart

71740. At these award shows, I love to see what people are going to wear. – Mary Hart

71741. I am actually wearing slacks on the show more than I ever have – it is now acceptable, and I like mixing it up. – Mary Hart

71742. I can’t say I’m happy to be talking about John Ritter and his passing. In my 21 years of Entertainment Tonight, this really was one of the most shocking and sad things to have happened. – Mary Hart

71743. I can’t think of a major story that we have broken that was incorrect. But we have had to correct some things that were false; we have had to retract things. – Mary Hart

71744. I honestly, sincerely love what I do. – Mary Hart

71745. It’s nice to help remember somebody who really made a very positive difference in the world. – Mary Hart

71746. Julia Roberts is a favorite. Everybody loves her in the Hollywood community. The public adores her. – Mary Hart

71747. Macauley Culkin was on the show a lot. Or Haley Joe Osment. – Mary Hart

71748. Many have been with the show for years, and they have sources in the business, so we do know things, but until it is verified, we don’t run with the story. – Mary Hart

71749. Martial arts just normally would not draw me to the box office. – Mary Hart

71750. In a lot of cases, as in Tom and Nicole’s case, the tabloids were about to break the story, so they said just let the news out. And they called organizations such as ours. – Mary Hart

71751. There have been many cases in which stars have come to us first to break the news because they knew the pressure was on. They wanted to have it on the air so that they could give their honest evaluation of the situation. – Mary Hart

71752. When I first got pregnant, I freaked out. Then I had to remind myself: I’m turning 30. – Melissa Joan Hart

71753. I’m not a happy-ending person. I want to know what happens once Cinderella rides off with Prince Charming. – Melissa Joan Hart

71754. I’m singing background on one of Blondie’s songs on her new album. – Melissa Joan Hart

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71755. If I’m going to do something a little bit more adult, I’ll do it if it’s going to be on at a different time slot or if it’s going to be something that kids won’t be able to get their hands on. – Melissa Joan Hart

71756. Kids aren’t going to understand single life in New York City. – Melissa Joan Hart

71757. Sabrina ran for seven years with a different director every week. – Melissa Joan Hart

71758. The whole reason Sabrina came about was because we wanted something good for families to watch on TV. – Melissa Joan Hart

71759. There was a big question as to whether or not different generations have grown up differently. – Melissa Joan Hart

71760. Tune in to Kids and Family Week is perfect for me. – Melissa Joan Hart

71761. I’m calling from my car, I’m sorry, I’m like running around like crazy. – Melissa Joan Hart

71762. In the Emperor’s New Clothes, they got a different celebrity to do each voice. They drew up a picture of each character and then each actor wrote their own part. – Melissa Joan Hart

71763. This is the first time in my life I’ve had hair this short. It’s always been down to my waist. I can’t hide behind my hair any more. – Melissa Joan Hart

71764. I have six sisters, so I assumed I’d have a girl. Learning I was having a boy was really weird. – Melissa Joan Hart

71765. I’d always done family-friendly stuff. I wanted to do a film where I could show my darker side and make people uncomfortable. – Melissa Joan Hart

71766. Every prop, every shot, every pearl that rolled across the floor was exactly how I wanted it to be. – Melissa Joan Hart

71767. I didn’t get married. I do have a boyfriend. We live together. – Melissa Joan Hart

71768. My career has always revolved around what I do and don’t want my sisters and brothers seeing me doing. – Melissa Joan Hart

71769. I don’t think I’m great at acting. I think I’m great at directing. – Melissa Joan Hart

71770. I hope to do films. Right now I’m just doing projects that are interesting. – Melissa Joan Hart

71771. I love directing. It’s where my heart is, and it’s the way my mind works. – Melissa Joan Hart

71772. Eventually, everyone said, Why don’t you direct? It would save time. And that’s how it started. – Melissa Joan Hart

71773. I rescued a dog. It was a beautiful. – Melissa Joan Hart

71774. I think a lot of the problem is that at 8 o’clock there’s nothing on for kids. – Melissa Joan Hart

71775. I used to go to school in Manhattan with a bunch of the City Kids. – Melissa Joan Hart

71776. I don’t know enough about daytime, I think, to say anything. – Melissa Joan Hart

71777. I thought the ’60s was the most exciting time and the most vital music, and we were really together as one mind then. Then afterwards, the songs and the bad drugs, that took its toll. – Mickey Hart

71778. Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that’s what we are. – Mickey Hart

71779. There’s nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it. – Mickey Hart

71780. What is the best music is impossible to define. Just because it’s played by a virtuoso player, doesn’t mean it’s great music. It might not reflect the soul of a people, which is really my criteria for great music. – Mickey Hart

71781. So far as I know, anything worth hearing is not usually uttered at seven o’clock in the morning; and if it is, it will generally be repeated at a more reasonable hour for a larger and more wakeful audience. – Moss Hart

71782. All the mistakes I ever made were when I wanted to say ‘No’ and said ‘Yes’. – Moss Hart

71783. Charity in the theater begins and ends with those who have a play opening within a week of one’s own. – Moss Hart

71784. Nobody bores any man as much as an unhappy female. – Moss Hart

71785. They said they wanted a lot of feathers, glitter, colourful colours. A costume. So I had a lady here in Calgary make it. She just kind of put together what I had in mind. – Owen Hart

71786. It’s unacceptable to just sit on the couch and say I’m not doing anything. You’ve got to get out and do everything you can. – Owen Hart

71787. Nobody really knows for sure who the Blue Blazer is, but like I said in my interview, there’s a little bit of the Blue Blazer in each and every one of us. – Owen Hart

71788. I think by the time I was born, my parents had pretty well run the gauntlet with their kids. The novelty had kind of worn off by the time the twelfth child was born. I was lucky to get fed and changed, picked up and taken to school. – Owen Hart

71789. Not only was it that I surprised people by beating Bret Hart, but it was a great match. They still rate it as one of the best wrestling matches of all time. – Owen Hart

71790. Some guys can do more talking in the ring, other guys do posing, body building, whatever the hell they do in the ring. But I don’t have the big body, and I’m not the big smooth talker, but I can get in the ring and wrestle. – Owen Hart

71791. The perks of working in Japan are that you might go for two weeks every three or four months, so you do work an abbreviated schedule. But you really make up for the abbreviated schedule by how hard you have to fight, how much you’ve got to be in shape. – Owen Hart

71792. There’s so many documentaries out there right now and everything’s exposing wrestling. – Owen Hart

71793. Vince McMahon said alright, we’re going to call you the Blue Blazer. – Owen Hart

71794. When I came into the WWF, the first thing I really didn’t want to have was being Bret Hart’s little brother. – Owen Hart

71795. When I won the belt, it was kind of a precedent… The only Canadian to have ever held it. – Owen Hart

71796. Why do you need to do a fancy cartwheel for before you hit him? It just looks stupid. – Owen Hart

71797. You get on TV and you become more of a star and it makes it real hard to go back to school and sit in a classroom, put your hand up if you have a question or something. – Owen Hart

71798. It’s kind of beating a dead horse if you’re talking about going out and saying wrestling’s fake, or this or that. People don’t want to hear that. They want to hear, they wanted to find an inside story. – Owen Hart

71799. There was a bit of a comparison that Bret was making between Vince McMahon and my dad. He looked up to Vince as a dad and stuff, and it was a shame to see the whole thing end the way it did. – Owen Hart

71800. Double J is similar in age, we’re similar in experience. I think if we hooked up, we could be a formidable team. We get along well inside the ring and outside the ring. – Owen Hart

71801. I’m Owen Hart and I have my own identity and my own style. – Owen Hart

71802. It’s kind of an art, going out and performing. I’d like fans to remember me as a guy who would go out and entertain them, give them quality matches, and not just the same old garbage every week. – Owen Hart

71803. All I had to do was go out and perform. One of the hardest things was doing those back flips, where you had to jump up and land on the top rope. It’s precision movement. – Owen Hart

71804. I certainly would have regretted not getting into wrestling. It’s been very lucrative for me and I’ve been fortunate to get into it and make money and not do anything stupid where I invested in something that collapsed. – Owen Hart

71805. I find too often in the wrestling business, you just wrestle, get to the hotel, make your money. Sometimes I have to stop and remind myself to enjoy my life and not just rush through. – Owen Hart

71806. I had a very bad torn groin, my abdomen right through my legs. I was finding it really hard to get in the ring and run around and function at a decent rate. Then they had the idea that it might be better to do a retirement thing. – Owen Hart

71807. I love working in Canada. The ovation is great. It makes me feel like I’m the top dog. – Owen Hart

71808. I see these guys, they throw a guy into the ropes and they do a back flip and then clothesline the guy and it looks stupid. Why don’t you just clothesline the guy? – Owen Hart

71809. It’s hard to pick out one particular wrestler. – Owen Hart

71810. I’d come from the bottom of the barrel. Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart’s little brother. Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen’s going to get squashed. – Owen Hart

71811. If Bret went in there and stunk the place out, then they probably wouldn’t have brought the little brother in. So just by being successful himself, it opened the door for me. – Owen Hart

71812. It’s good to go out and entertain these people, and you’ve got them on the edge of their seat, they’re standing up. Then you know that you’ve done your job, you’ve entertained them. My way of entertaining them is going out and wrestling. Everyone’s got their different ways. – Owen Hart

71813. I owe a lot to my dad, just for having provided the wrestling business for us to get into. – Owen Hart

71814. A guy like Benoit, he’s really good and a lot like Dynamite. Dynamite, just because he was the original, was the best. But, you know, Benoit now is by far better. Dynamite Kid is nothing now. – Owen Hart

71815. My ranch William S. Hart Park is for the benefit of the American Public of every race and creed. – William S. Hart

71816. I have amply provided for my son during my lifetime. – William S. Hart

71817. Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry. – Bret Harte

71818. The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. – Bret Harte

71819. We begin to die as soon as we are born, and the end is linked to the beginning. – Bret Harte

71820. Never a lip is curved with pain that can’t be kissed into smiles again. – Bret Harte

71821. A bird in hand is a certainty. But a bird in the bush may sing. – Bret Harte

71822. Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing. – Bret Harte

71823. After you start learning all about the mechanics of piloting a riverboat, you stop seeing all the pretty sunsets and you start thinking about the weather. – John Hartford

71824. I’m like a child trying to do everything, say everything and be everything all at once. – John Hartford

71825. The best way to express rhythm is music. – John Hartford

71826. The whole universe is based on rhythms. Everything happens in circles, in spirals. – John Hartford

71827. Time is the most important thing there is. That is the only element that you can’t withdraw from the situation and still have the situation exist. Everything depends on time. – John Hartford

71828. You read about somebody, and it doesn’t really matter whether or not they really exist – the point is that you get into them like real characters. – John Hartford

71829. Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits. – Haldan Keffer Hartline

71830. Scientists care deeply about their place in that culture, and their contribution to it. – Haldan Keffer Hartline

71831. One works in one’s laboratory – one’s chaotic laboratory – with students and colleagues, doing what one most wants to do – then all this happens! It is overwhelming. – Haldan Keffer Hartline

71832. But what is more, if we have succeeded in adding to the basic understanding of our universe and ourselves, we will have made a contribution to the totality of human culture. – Haldan Keffer Hartline

71833. One is that we stand – my two confreres and I – in some degree as representatives of a great number of fellow workers over the entire world, who are enthusiastically active in this field of ours. – Haldan Keffer Hartline

71834. Deficits. Most people of knowledge say it’s the biggest single problem facing the economic free world. – David Hartman

71835. Kids are capable of handling a lot more than you think if you are willing to commit some time. – David Hartman

71836. The one thing I could do was voices and impersonations and weird characters, and there was really no call for that, except on Saturday Night Live. – Phil Hartman

71837. As an actor, I felt I couldn’t compete. I wasn’t as cute as the leading man; I wasn’t as brilliant as Robin Williams. – Phil Hartman

71838. Even at Westchester High in West LA, I was class clown. – Phil Hartman

71839. I could do John Wayne, Jack Benny, Jack Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and entertain my friends. But I never seriously considered it as a career choice. – Phil Hartman

71840. I’ve succeeded beyond my wildest dreams – financially and the amount of fun I have in my life. – Phil Hartman

71841. I was 36, and I had decided to quit acting because it was so disappointing. – Phil Hartman

71842. One of the remarkable things about my career is that it has been marked by steady, incremental progress. No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls, either. – Phil Hartman

71843. I found the writing arena to be much less competitive. – Phil Hartman

71844. We are known as one of the few truly antifascist families in Munich. – Karl Amadeus Hartmann

71845. Unending was the stream, unending the misery, unending the sorrow. – Karl Amadeus Hartmann

71846. My friends, who sleep for all eternity; we do not forget you. – Karl Amadeus Hartmann

71847. I despise simplicity. It is the negation of all that is beautiful. – Norman Hartnell

71848. My hat was pulled down and this girl said ‘Are you really him?’ I whispered ‘Yeah, I’m really him.’ She screamed, ‘Mom! Dad! It’s Heath Ledger! – Josh Hartnett

71849. I’m very ‘spur of the moment’. I’m always trying to think of fun things to do to create a memory. – Josh Hartnett

71850. You know, I’m not really any good at working out when people are flirting with me. And I think I’m too flirtatious with people I’m trying not to flirt with! What I am good at is making people feel uncomfortable. I don’t want to but it always ends up happening! – Josh Hartnett

71851. We made 16 episodes of Cracker and I loved doing the show, but unfortunately no one was watching us. – Josh Hartnett

71852. My friends and I make short films. We pretended to rob the Dairy Queen where our friend worked, but someone thought we were real thieves and called the cops! Soon, the cops burst in with guns drawn! – Josh Hartnett

71853. Be honest with yourself and lie to everyone else. – Josh Hartnett

71854. I’m quiet, and I don’t enjoy watching horror flicks, so am I like Zeke? No way. – Josh Hartnett

71855. I should be getting photographs of me with my arm around these people like restaurant owners do, because eventually I am going to have to prove to my kids that once I was an actor! – Josh Hartnett

71856. Hope is the most exciting thing in life and if you honestly believe that love is out there, it will come. And even if it doesn’t come straight away there is still that chance all through your life that it will. – Josh Hartnett

71857. You know what? I’m really attracted to British women, there’s something innately proper about them. However badly they behave their accent is so cute that it makes up for everything! – Josh Hartnett

71858. I don’t think there’s a problem with being a teen idol, if that happens to me, I’ll be happy to deal with it. – Josh Hartnett

71859. It’s not scary to make a horror film because you get to pull back the curtain and see that none of it’s real. When you’re watching one, the terror bombards you. – Josh Hartnett

71860. Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed. – Jan de Hartog

71861. I don’t think I even knew how big we were at the time. It was mad. I gained a lot through East 17 and I’m grateful for being able to have that experience. – Brian Harvey

71862. I love artists like Jon B, but I don’t wanna be compared to anybody. I’m just doing my interpretation of rnb and how someone like me should be doing it. – Brian Harvey

71863. Umpires are necessary evils. – Doug Harvey

71864. Belief is thought at rest. – Larry Harvey

71865. Black Rock gives us all a chance to heal, to become ourselves. – Larry Harvey

71866. It avoids a self-conscious relationship to the act. We live in the most self-conscious society in the history of mankind. There are good things in that, but there are also terrible things. The worst of it is, that we find it hard to give ourselves to the cultural process. – Larry Harvey

71867. Kleenex would have made a mint today. – Larry Harvey

71868. They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don’t dictate those terms. – Larry Harvey

71869. We take people to the threshold of religion. Our aim is to induce immediate experience that is beyond the odd, beyond the strange, and beyond the weird. It verges on the wholly other. – Larry Harvey

71870. Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow out of a shared confrontation with survival. Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle. Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community. – Larry Harvey

71871. We English have sex on the brain. Not the best place for it, actually. – Laurence Harvey

71872. Making me into a role model is placing too much importance on what I see as a work in progress. – P. J. Harvey

71873. There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises. – P. J. Harvey

71874. I firmly disbelieve that one has to be a tortured soul to write good music. – P. J. Harvey

71875. People have a tendency to see country life through rose-colored glasses. – P. J. Harvey

71876. My mom is a sculptress. – P. J. Harvey

71877. Like what you do, if you don’t like it, do something else. – Paul Harvey

71878. When your outgo exceeds your income, the upshot may be your downfall. – Paul Harvey

71879. Now you know the rest of the story. – Paul Harvey

71880. In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these. – Paul Harvey

71881. If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of ten it will. – Paul Harvey

71882. If ‘pro’ is the opposite of ‘con’ what is the opposite of ‘progress’? – Paul Harvey

71883. I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is. – Paul Harvey

71884. Golf is a game in which you yell “fore,” shoot six, and write down five. – Paul Harvey

71885. Every pessimist who ever lived has been buried in an unmarked grave. Tomorrow has always been better than today, and it always will be. – Paul Harvey

71886. Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don’t vote. – Paul Harvey

71887. Dependency arguments often come from elites – either aid agencies or governments – and say something about attitudes to poor people. – Paul Harvey

71888. I’ve never seen a monument erected to a pessimist. – Paul Harvey

71889. Retiring is just practicing up to be dead. That doesn’t take any practice. – Paul Harvey

71890. God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it. – Steve Harvey

71891. My mother raised me in the church. I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday; there was no option. I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college. – Steve Harvey

71892. I’m a comedian first. I’ve learned how to act. I just draw on life experiences and that’s how I’ve learned. I didn’t take classes or anything. I don’t need no classroom. – Steve Harvey

71893. Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don’t go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right. – Steve Harvey

71894. Comedians walk out, get a feel for the crowd. If it’s not going good, we change directions. If we got to drag your momma into this thing, we will. Whatever we got to do. – Steve Harvey

71895. I don’t want to be 60 years old standing on stage telling some jokes. I want my life to mean something. – Steve Harvey

71896. Golf is a game in which you yell “Fore!”, shoot six, and write down five. – Will Harvey

71897. Retiring is just practicing up to be dead. That doesn’t take any practice. – Will Harvey

71898. Like what you do, if you don’t like it, do something else. – Will Harvey

71899. What is research but a blind date with knowledge? – Will Harvey

71900. In times like these, it is helpful to remember that there have always been times like these. – Will Harvey

71901. I’ve never seen a monument erected to a pessimist. – Will Harvey

71902. Every pessimist who ever lived has been buried in an unmarked grave. Tomorrow has always been better than today, and it always will be. – Will Harvey

71903. Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don’t vote. – Will Harvey

71904. If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of ten it will. – Will Harvey

71905. If ‘pro’ is the opposite of ‘con’ what is the opposite of ‘progress’? – Will Harvey

71906. All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown. – William Harvey

71907. There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor’s shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die. – William Harvey

71908. God blessed me by putting me here for thirty-one years at Michigan and Trumbull. – Ernie Harwell

71909. With the Giants I broadcast the debut of Hall of Famer Willie Mays. – Ernie Harwell

71910. When I went to Brooklyn in 1948 Jackie Robinson was at the height of his brilliant career. – Ernie Harwell

71911. That other saying, I’m a part of all that I have met, I think that would have to begin with my wonderful parents back in Atlanta when I was a youngster five years old I was tongue tied. – Ernie Harwell

71912. If I walked back into the booth in the year 2025, I don’t think it would have changed much. I think baseball would be played and managed pretty much the same as it is today. It’s a great survivor. – Ernie Harwell

71913. I’ve been lucky to broadcast some great events and to broadcast the exploits of some great players. – Ernie Harwell

71914. I’d like to be remembered as someone who showed up for the job. I consider myself a worker. – Ernie Harwell

71915. I think I owe thanks to the people who have listened to me over the years, who tuned in on the radio. They have given me a warmth and loyalty that I’ve never been able to repay. The way they have reached out to me has certainly been the highlight of my life. – Ernie Harwell

71916. I love what I do. If I had my time over again, I’d probably do it for nothing. – Ernie Harwell

71917. But most of all, I’m a part of you people out there who have listened to me, because especially you people in Michigan, you Tiger fans, you’ve given me so much warmth, so much affection and so much love. – Ernie Harwell

71918. Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion. – Ernie Harwell

71919. Baseball is a lot like life. It’s a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life. – Ernie Harwell

71920. Also I’m a part of the people that I’ve worked with in baseball that have been so great to me, Mr. Earl Mann of Atlanta, who gave me my first baseball broadcasting job. – Ernie Harwell

71921. A tall, thin old man waving a scorecard from the corner of his dugout. That’s baseball. – Ernie Harwell

71922. I praise the Lord here today. I know that all my talent and all my ability comes from him, and without him I’m nothing and I thank him for his great blessing. – Ernie Harwell

71923. The nature of journalism has been the enemy of idealism and the source of cynicism among American reporters and editors throughout our history. – Richard Harwood

71924. It’s a terrific… you can’t put it down. So I phoned him back and I said I’d love to do it. I went over to Paris for a meeting, and we just talked very generally about the approach. – Ronald Harwood

71925. No, I can’t write treatments, I think there’s a danger with treatments. That you… you write out your first excitement and enthusiasm in a prose treatment. – Ronald Harwood

71926. Well we took it apart scene by scene. We examined every sentence, every full stop, every comma. He has a most wonderful eye for detail, Roman, and you know, he’s a very good artist. – Ronald Harwood

71927. I mean he’s a very famous director… they’re not going to put their… and he’s very tough, he doesn’t like interference at all, so he kept them at bay. – Ronald Harwood

71928. He’s very concealed, Polanski. We became very close friends, but I don’t think I ever saw him drop his guard. I didn’t see him upset or anything like that, we just did the work. – Ronald Harwood

71929. Easier to climb up, than to just hang on. – Ronald Harwood

71930. I went straight in. Fade in, one… whatever. He’s playing the piano in the radio station. – Ronald Harwood

71931. Indiscriminate firing by police on people is absolute barbarism. Instead of solving their problems, the government is trying to suppress the people by force. – Sheikh Hasina

71932. It seems to be impossible to hold a credible election without reforming the electoral system. – Sheikh Hasina

71933. After so many cases of terror attacks related to Islamic militancy remaining unresolved in the last few years, the government has no moral authority to stay in power. – Sheikh Hasina

71934. I still don’t consider myself as going Hollywood. I did a movie because the opportunity presented itself and it was fun. When everything stops being fun, I’ll go onto something else. – Colleen Haskell

71935. This is a job and Survivor is a game show. So, this is something to take seriously and work really hard at. – Colleen Haskell

71936. The worst part was waiting around. Sometimes you are ready at 9 a.m. and you don’t start until the afternoon. Occupying your time while you wait is the hardest part of the movie. – Colleen Haskell

71937. Play fair, okay? – Colleen Haskell

71938. It’s weird when people come up to me and know stuff about my life. That sort of creeps me out. – Colleen Haskell

71939. I’m going to Malaysia to try and win a million dollars… how exciting is that? – Colleen Haskell

71940. I wish I knew what was next. I got this movie without planning to. I’m really excited to be continuing in film because it’s a great job but I have my portfolio and resume for any other opportunity. – Colleen Haskell

71941. I was on a game show and now I’m the game show girl who got a movie. That’s how I consider myself. – Colleen Haskell

71942. After Survivor, I was driving across country and moving to San Francisco, going to get a job interning at an ad agency. And then they asked me to read for this movie. – Colleen Haskell

71943. I just saw Memento. It’s very, very good. I watch a lot of French films. – Colleen Haskell

71944. I guess when somebody offers you a movie, you don’t say no. That’s what I’ve learned. – Colleen Haskell

71945. I don’t think I’ve found the perfect job for me, but I know what I like, so that’s halfway there, right? – Colleen Haskell

71946. I don’t know if I’m going to do any more acting. It’s a great job, you know? Make a movie? Why not? – Colleen Haskell

71947. Comic timing… is how to have a relationship with the camera and deal with the camera without looking like you are. – Colleen Haskell

71948. Comedy is so fun. I don’t know how these people can make movies and work on them for four months and they’re these sob stories. I don’t know how emotionally you get through that. – Colleen Haskell

71949. I love graphic design. I love working with design, and I love storytelling, so I’ve been working on a children’s book for a while, and I’d like to see that through. – Colleen Haskell

71950. I went camping for 33 days, and now everybody seems to care. – Colleen Haskell

71951. Treat the other man’s faith gently: it is all he has to believe with. – Henry S. Haskins

71952. Some people are like wheelbarrows; useful only when pushed, and very easily upset. The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing. – Henry S. Haskins

71953. Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses, which if given occasional release would encourage the living of life with salt in it, in place of dust. – Henry S. Haskins

71954. Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity. – Henry S. Haskins

71955. When a thing is not worth overdoing, leave it alone! – Henry S. Haskins

71956. Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light. – Henry S. Haskins

71957. There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry. – Robert Hass

71958. Take the time to write. You can do your life’s work in half an hour a day. – Robert Hass

71959. All the new thinking is about loss, In this it resembles all the old thinking. – Robert Hass

71960. I think that the job of poetry, its political job, is to refresh the idea of justice, which is going dead in us all the time. – Robert Hass

71961. In California in the early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings, when the mist burns slowly into day, The air stings like Autumn, clarifies like pain – Well, I have dreamed this coast myself. – Robert Hass

71962. Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impression which nature makes upon the eye and brain. – Childe Hassam

71963. These small shows were decidedly a success. The exhibitions were not too large to be seen easily. It was not an effort, as larger collections of pictures usually are. – Childe Hassam

71964. I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward, but if God only finds me worthy of one reward, I will accept it in all humility. – King Hassan II

71965. It is not cowardly, quite the contrary, to seek to meet the adversary and know his intentions. However, it is cowardly, shameful and treasonable to lay down arms. – King Hassan II

71966. In case you haven’t caught the commercials, I’m in the new SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. – David Hasselhoff

71967. There are many dying children out there whose last wish is to meet me. – David Hasselhoff

71968. The talent that I was blessed with was really for the theater. – David Hasselhoff

71969. My wife is the dancer, but I certainly know how to sing. – David Hasselhoff

71970. My one ambition was to go to Broadway, and I never gave up on that dream. – David Hasselhoff

71971. Image is what people perceive my life to be. It’s nothing like the truth. – David Hasselhoff

71972. I wanted to play around with the format, really tear it to pieces and shake it up. For example, if Mitch saves someone from drowning, and that person then goes out and releases a virus that kills a million people. Imagine the moral implications of that. – David Hasselhoff

71973. I started training for musicals since I was a boy. – David Hasselhoff

71974. I did, I’d say, at least about 80 percent of the rest of the driving, and I had the time of my life. – David Hasselhoff

71975. Getting in shape for this role, which is incredibly demanding, vocally, has been a lot of hard work, but I’m nailing it. I’m even kind of, at times, blowing my own mind, because I am even able to talk right now. – David Hasselhoff

71976. I’m six foot four, an all-American guy, and handsome and talented as well! – David Hasselhoff

71977. Before long, I’ll have my own channel – I’ll be like Barney. – David Hasselhoff

71978. My web site is so fresh. The paint is still wet, but stay tuned, because I have lots of personal things, specifically about what is happening day-to-day, that I will keep updating daily. – David Hasselhoff

71979. We want to make sure that Social Security is fixed for those people who have had that promise and there’s something in the future for our younger workers. And we’re not about to do a welfare program. – Dennis Hastert

71980. Trade creates jobs and lifts people out of poverty. And when that happens, societies stabilize and grow. And there is nothing like a stable society to fight terrorism and strengthen democracy, freedom and rule of law. – Dennis Hastert

71981. Too many employers have said that they are unable to find skilled workers. – Dennis Hastert

71982. When Medicare was created for senior citizens and America ‘s disabled in 1965, about half of a senior’s health care spending was on doctors and the other half on hospitals. – Dennis Hastert

71983. With more than 67 percent of the Nation’s freight moving on highways, economists believe that our ability to compete internationally is tied to the quality of our infrastructure. – Dennis Hastert

71984. You can’t jam change down the American people’s throat. – Dennis Hastert

71985. What makes America great is that we can come together during times of national tragedy. – Dennis Hastert

71986. Unfortunately, opponents of online speech have decided to punish our changing technological world. – Dennis Hastert

71987. You know, when companies who have made a commitment and have legacy costs and all of a sudden want to walk away from that commitment and lay it on the federal government, that’s a problem. It’s a fiscal problem for us. – Dennis Hastert

71988. You see, we all want the same things. We want to be able to take care of our families, provide for our children, to have a roof over our heads and a good-paying job. – Dennis Hastert

71989. There has to be some limit to what lawyers can take from their clients. Otherwise, cagey attorneys end up with the lion’s share of the settlement and the victims end up with little more than scraps. – Dennis Hastert

71990. Today, nearly 40 percent of a senior’s healthcare spending is on pharmaceutical medications. – Dennis Hastert

71991. Our economy is robust and will remain strong as more Americans who want a job find one. Republican economic policies based on tax relief are working for the American people. – Dennis Hastert

71992. Our world has evolved and grown more technologically savvy. Lawmakers need to adjust to these changes. – Dennis Hastert

71993. President Reagan was a leader at a time when the American people most needed leadership. He outlined a vision that captured the imagination of the free world, a vision that toppled the Communist empire and freed countless millions. – Dennis Hastert

71994. Priorities like winning the War on Terror and providing tax relief that will keep our economy growing strong. – Dennis Hastert

71995. The Tort Tax adds to the cost of everything we buy because businesses and manufacturers have to cover themselves and their employees – just in case they get sued by a greedy personal injury lawyer. – Dennis Hastert

71996. Our economy is creating jobs and giving businesses the conditions they need to invest and succeed. – Dennis Hastert

71997. It’s estimated for every $1 billion we spend on road construction, nearly 48,000 jobs are created. – Dennis Hastert

71998. The federal government seeks to control and regulate the Internet, but the last thing this Congress should be doing is trying to stifle public debate online. – Dennis Hastert

71999. America’s economy is resilient, and I am confident that Republican pro-growth policies will continue to keep our economy growing – just as it has since after the September 2001 terrorist attacks. – Dennis Hastert

72000. Just like families must live within their budgets, the Federal Government must live within its means. We have passed appropriations bills that have been fiscally responsible while recognizing our national priorities. – Dennis Hastert

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