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180000 famous quotes part 78 – 77001 to 78000

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180000 famous quotes part 78 – 77001 to 78000

77001. If there is no direct threat why are we invading? – Dustin Hoffman

77002. If you have this enormous talent, it’s got you by the balls, it’s a demon. You can’t be a family man and a husband and a caring person and be that animal. Dickens wasn’t that nice a guy. – Dustin Hoffman

77003. Life stinks, but that doesn’t mean you don’t enjoy it. – Dustin Hoffman

77004. One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you’re a star you’re dead already. You’re embalmed. – Dustin Hoffman

77005. So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college, they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army. But I can’t imagine how they had high hopes for me. – Dustin Hoffman

77006. I think the most insulting thing you can do to a director is to challenge when he or she is satisfied with your interpretation. – Dustin Hoffman

77007. The two basic items necessary to sustain life are sunshine and coconut milk. – Dustin Hoffman

77008. In my room as a kid… I’d play a fighter and get knocked to the floor and come back to win. – Dustin Hoffman

77009. Well first of all, it’s hard to shoot a movie and break for a long time and then come back and do, in a sense, one of the biggest scenes that each character had. – Dustin Hoffman

77010. Well this is aptly called a junket, for both of us. I have never been to a house of prostitution, but I understand that you get in more than seven minutes. – Dustin Hoffman

77011. Somehow I think it was declared very early on that I was the – if not the black sheep of the family, not a very good student. – Dustin Hoffman

77012. I mean, I don’t think I’m alone when I look at the homeless person or the bum or the psychotic or the drunk or the drug addict or the criminal and see their baby pictures in my mind’s eye. You don’t think they were cute like every other baby? – Dustin Hoffman

77013. I feel cheated never being able to know what it’s like to get pregnant, carry a child and breast feed. – Dustin Hoffman

77014. I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation. – Dustin Hoffman

77015. I did some writing and bought a book, and have been working on that as a film to act and direct in. – Dustin Hoffman

77016. I did a movie called Marathon Man and it was one of my best memories. – Dustin Hoffman

77017. I decided to become an actor because I was failing in school and I needed the credits. – Dustin Hoffman

77018. I believe – though I may be wrong, because I’m no expert – that this war is about what most wars are about: hegemony, money, power and oil. – Dustin Hoffman

77019. For me as an American, the most painful aspect of this is that I believe that that administration has taken the events of 9/11 and has manipulated the grief of the country and I think that’s reprehensible. – Dustin Hoffman

77020. Blame is for God and small children. – Dustin Hoffman

77021. And that’s another reason to make this movie: We can put plays on film now, at a relatively small cost, and they will reach an audience they would never have reached otherwise. – Dustin Hoffman

77022. A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution. – Dustin Hoffman

77023. I stopped working a few years ago because I just lost a spark that I’d had before. I thought I’d just try writing, and maybe start directing, but I did it very quietly. – Dustin Hoffman

77024. Myth is supposed to bring us together, but fantasy alienates us. – Dustin Hoffman

77025. Among the reasons for this was the fact that the U.S.A. is one mass market. It is only when you have a mass market that large-scale manufacturing which involves very substantial expenditures can be justified. – Paul Hoffman

77026. But I felt that most of us in the world today gave priority to our personal interests. – Paul Hoffman

77027. As far as we were concerned, we were operators, we were administrators. I don’t ever recall going to Dean Acheson and asking for any counsel or advice on administration, but I had the greatest respect for him, as I have today. – Paul Hoffman

77028. At the time it seriously troubled me, but in drafting me as Marshall Plan Administrator, President Truman did as great a favor for me as one man can do for another. It opened my eyes to many things of which I was totally unaware and it was the beginning of my real education. – Paul Hoffman

77029. I would like to say that no man ever was given finer cooperation than that given me by President Truman. – Paul Hoffman

77030. In its best prewar year, Europe with almost 300 million people had a gross national product of 150 billion dollars. In that same year, the United States with 150 million people had a gross national product of 300 billion dollars. – Paul Hoffman

77031. If there was to be a new Europe, there not only had to be a common market, but also great mobility in labor. – Paul Hoffman

77032. If he had listened to some of his advisors and had tried to make the Marshall Plan a political dumping ground for unqualified politicians, it couldn’t have been a success. – Paul Hoffman

77033. There are times we are givers, but others time we have to let others give to us. – Paul Hoffman

77034. The full potential of labor can be utilized only if there is mobility in labor. – Paul Hoffman

77035. The Europeans had made two promises to the United States if Marshall Plan help was forthcoming. The first promise was maximum self-help on the part of every country; and second, maximum mutual aid. – Paul Hoffman

77036. Yes, Jean Monnet was the father of the concept of a United States of Europe and his efforts more than those of any other single man helped change the thinking of European leaders. – Paul Hoffman

77037. The magic was in the Marshall Plan itself. It provided an opportunity for appealing and constructive work. In a sense, the mission chiefs were given the opportunity to help act as architects for the new Europe that was envisioned. – Paul Hoffman

77038. However, from the very beginning of the program, we made it perfectly clear that we would be out of Europe in four years; that whatever was to be accomplished had to be accomplished in that period of time. – Paul Hoffman

77039. We should wage war not to win war, but to win peace. – Paul Hoffman

77040. I work constantly but I work at a lot of different things. You know, I run a theater company in New York, I direct plays, act in plays, in movies, so I try to keep it eclectic. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77041. The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77042. There are a lot of things going on with my life right now that don’t just have to do with career. So I have a hard time making decisions about work. That’s really a luxury problem. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77043. The size of my head though is pretty abnormal. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77044. Sometimes I have a great day of filming and sometimes the theater strikes me better. It just depends. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77045. I have a fine level of recognition in the business and among the acting community now, so I consider myself one of the lucky ones. If I didn’t think that, there would be something wrong with me. I’m grateful and thankful for what I’ve got. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77046. It’s important to say that actors can’t act alone, it’s impossible. What we have to do is support each other. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77047. If I was a little bit younger I would worry more. I’d want to do one thing at a time but now I try to do a bunch of different things at a time if I can. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77048. People actually live with their id exposed. They’re not good at concealing what’s going on inside. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77049. When you have a child, as anyone knows who has them, that’s basically all you want to talk about. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77050. Sometimes I’m uncomfortable with the level of fame I’ve got! It all depends on the day and what’s going on. I don’t desire any more fame. I don’t need it. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77051. The foibles of my body are pretty much out there in the work I do. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77052. I didn’t have any idea that I would be able to have a career in film. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77053. Being unemployed is not good for an actor. No, it isn’t, no matter how unsuccessful you are. Because you always remember getting fired from all the restaurants. You remember that stuff very, very strongly. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77054. Actors are responsible to the people we play. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77055. My love for the theater has always been a priority. That hasn’t changed. I got into acting that way. The film work that came up was really a surprise. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

77056. Once you are dancing with the devil, the prettiest capers won’t help you. – E. T. A. Hoffmann

77057. Think of the wonderful circles in which our whole being moves and from which we cannot escape no matter how we try. The circler circles in these circles. – E. T. A. Hoffmann

77058. Not a single man on earth knows from his own experience the how and where of his birth, only from tradition, which is often very uncertain. – E. T. A. Hoffmann

77059. It is useless to contend with the irresistible power of Time, which goes on continually creating by a process of constant destruction. – E. T. A. Hoffmann

77060. It is nearly always the most improbable things that really come to pass. – E. T. A. Hoffmann

77061. Is it not in the most absolute simplicity that real genius plies its pinions the most wonderfully? – E. T. A. Hoffmann

77062. Boys should not play with weapons more dangerous than they understand. – E. T. A. Hoffmann

77063. How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom, and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking up to the clear blue sky. – E. T. A. Hoffmann

77064. I am a teacher, and I am proud of it. At Cornell University I have taught primarily undergraduates, and indeed almost every year since 1966 have taught first-year general chemistry. – Roald Hoffmann

77065. I came to a happy Jewish family in dark days in Europe. – Roald Hoffmann

77066. I learned English, my sixth language at this point, quite quickly. – Roald Hoffmann

77067. One day I discovered that one could get the barrier to internal rotation in ethane approximately right using this method. This was the beginning of my work on organic molecules. – Roald Hoffmann

77068. Our part of Poland was under Russian occupation from 1939-1941. – Roald Hoffmann

77069. That was the big lesson for all of us. Everything was going great on paper, but we all became miserable because we were so caught up in the machinery of how you make that happen, it took away the sheer joy. – Susanna Hoffs

77070. We worked so hard we almost stopped enjoying it. – Susanna Hoffs

77071. After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn. – Albert Hofmann

77072. They do not know very good Latin, these botanists. – Albert Hofmann

77073. An idea can only be materialized with the help of a medium of expression, the inherent qualities of which must be surely sensed and understood in order to become the carrier of an idea. – Hans Hofmann

77074. To worship the product and ignore its development leads to dilettantism and reaction. – Hans Hofmann

77075. A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist’s world. – Hans Hofmann

77076. What goes on in abstract art is the proclaiming of aesthetic principles… It is in our own time that we have become aware of pure aesthetic considerations. Art never can be imitation. – Hans Hofmann

77077. Through a painting we can see the whole world. – Hans Hofmann

77078. The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color. – Hans Hofmann

77079. The art of pictorial creation is so complicated – it is so astronomical in its possibilities of relation and combination that it would take an act of super-human concentration to explain the final realization. – Hans Hofmann

77080. The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. – Hans Hofmann

77081. Painters must speak through paint, not through words. – Hans Hofmann

77082. My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature. – Hans Hofmann

77083. It makes no difference whether a work is naturalistic or abstract; every visual expression follows the same fundamental laws. – Hans Hofmann

77084. In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light. – Hans Hofmann

77085. Every art expression is rooted fundamentally in the personality and temperament of the artist. – Hans Hofmann

77086. Creation is dominated by three absolutely different factors: First, nature, which works upon us by its laws; second, the artist, who creates a spiritual contact with nature and his materials; third, the medium of expression through which the artist translates his inner world. – Hans Hofmann

77087. Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel. – Hans Hofmann

77088. Color is a plastic means of creating intervals… color harmonics produced by special relationships, or tensions. We differentiate now between formal tensions and color tensions, just as we differentiate in music between counterpoint and harmony. – Hans Hofmann

77089. Being inexhaustible, life and nature are a constant stimulus for a creative mind. – Hans Hofmann

77090. Art is to me the glorification of the human spirit, and as such it is the cultural documentation of the time in which it is produced. – Hans Hofmann

77091. Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects. – Hans Hofmann

77092. Art is magic… But how is it magic? In its metaphysical development? Or does some final transformation culminate in a magic reality? In truth, the latter is impossible without the former. If creation is not magic, the outcome cannot be magic. – Hans Hofmann

77093. When the impulses which stir us to profound emotion are integrated with the medium of expression, every interview of the soul may become art. This is contingent upon mastery of the medium. – Hans Hofmann

77094. It is not the form that dictates the color, but the color that brings out the form. – Hans Hofmann

77095. To grow mature is to separate more distinctly, to connect more closely. – Hugo von Hofmannsthal

77096. Depth must be hidden. Where? On the surface. – Hugo von Hofmannsthal

77097. First, to be able to love, then to learn that body and spirit are one. – Hugo von Hofmannsthal

77098. It always takes longer than you expect, even if you take Hofstadter’s Law into account. – Douglas Hofstadter

77099. This sentence contradicts itself – no actually it doesn’t. – Douglas Hofstadter

77100. A university’s essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism – a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else. – Richard Hofstadter

77101. It is ironic that the United States should have been founded by intellectuals, for throughout most of our political history, the intellectual has been for the most part either an outsider, a servant or a scapegoat. – Richard Hofstadter

77102. The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination. – Richard Hofstadter

77103. Not only has this subject been long associated with the ideas of thinking men over the ages but its practical importance is attested to by the huge resources of men and material thrown into this type of work. – Robert Hofstadter

77104. The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it also honors the field of research in which I have worked and it also honors my students and colleagues. – Robert Hofstadter

77105. Placing the ball in the right position for the next shot is eighty percent of winning golf. – Ben Hogan

77106. There is no similarity between golf and putting; they are two different games, one played in the air, and the other on the ground. – Ben Hogan

77107. The ultimate judge of your swing is the flight of the ball. – Ben Hogan

77108. The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight. – Ben Hogan

77109. Shoot a lower score than everybody else. – Ben Hogan

77110. Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing. – Ben Hogan

77111. Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club, don’t you? – Ben Hogan

77112. I’m glad I brought this course, this monster, to its knees. – Ben Hogan

77113. I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games. – Ben Hogan

77114. I learn something new about the game almost every time I step on the course. – Ben Hogan

77115. I couldn’t wait for the sun to come up the next morning so that I could get out on the course again. – Ben Hogan

77116. As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round. – Ben Hogan

77117. Golf is not a game of good shots. It’s a game of bad shots. – Ben Hogan

77118. If we could have just screwed another head on his shoulders, he would have been the greatest golfer who ever lived. – Ben Hogan

77119. We’re probably the opposite of the Osbournes. We run a very tight ship. – Hulk Hogan

77120. Hopefully I can become the Babe Ruth of the World Wrestling Federation and be the champion at the same time. – Hulk Hogan

77121. I feel really good right now. It will really be a tough decision. It’s so hard to give up what you love doing. Hanging up the boots will not be an easy thing to do. – Hulk Hogan

77122. If I do hit that rope and do a hop, skip and a jump and get up as high as I can, I’m just going to hold my breath, because I know i’m going to hear all kinds of scar tissue popping. – Hulk Hogan

77123. To all my little Hulkamaniacs, say your prayers, take your vitamins and you will never go wrong. – Hulk Hogan

77124. Kids don’t have ruts yet that adults have carved into their minds. They’re born logical. Crooked thinking has to be taught. – James P. Hogan

77125. The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people are full of doubts. – James P. Hogan

77126. Come and say G’day! – Paul Hogan

77127. Cricket needs brightening up a bit. My solution is to let the players drink at the beginning of the game, not after. It always works in our picnic matches. – Paul Hogan

77128. I didn’t get into entertainment until I was like 31. I didn’t star in a movie until I was 46. – Paul Hogan

77129. I enjoy being part of the entertainment industry, although I’m the laziest person that I’ve met yet in this business. – Paul Hogan

77130. I only work every couple of years. I go into retirement between films. – Paul Hogan

77131. The secret to my success is that I bit off more than I could chew and chewed as fast as I could. – Paul Hogan

77132. Well, there’s nothing strange about Americans as a whole. But, Angelinos are different! – Paul Hogan

77133. What career? A man’s got a body of film of about four movies in about 10 years or something. I do it because I think I can do a good job of something and I’ll enjoy it, do it, and sort of vanish. I don’t want to be an actor for hire. – Paul Hogan

77134. You’re here to sweat. This program is live. There’s about one thousand million people watching you. So, you remember – one wrong word, one foolish gesture and your whole career could go down in flames. Hold that thought and have a nice night. – Paul Hogan

77135. All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession. – William Hogarth

77136. I have generally found that persons who had studied painting least were the best judges of it. – William Hogarth

77137. A shepherd may be a very able, trusty, and good shepherd, without a sweetheart – better, perhaps, than with one. But what is he without his dog? – James Hogg

77138. He had one uniform practice, and a very bad one it was, during the time of family worship, and just three or four seconds before the conclusion of the prayer, he started to his feet, and ran barking round the apartment like a crazed beast. – James Hogg

77139. He was scarcely then a year old, and knew so little of herding that he had never turned a sheep in his life; but as soon as he discovered it was his duty to do so I can never forget with what anxiety and eagerness he learned his different evolutions. – James Hogg

77140. It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep, gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds, and drive them to markets, than the profits of the whole stock were capable of maintaining. – James Hogg

77141. The charge was left entirely to himself from midnight until the rising of the sun; and if all the shepherds in the Forest had been there to have assisted him, they could not have effected it with greater propriety. – James Hogg

77142. Without the shepherd’s dog, the whole of the open mountainous land in Scotland would not be worth a sixpence. – James Hogg

77143. Living in New York is like being at some terrible late-night party. You’re tired, you’ve had a headache since you arrived, but you can’t leave because then you’d miss the party. – Simon Hoggart

77144. She is the first head of government in history to give a whole country its second childhood. – Simon Hoggart

77145. In Washington, success is just a training course for failure. – Simon Hoggart

77146. Americans are fascinated by their own love of shopping. This does not make them unique. It’s just that they have more to buy than most other people on the planet. And it’s also an affirmation of faith in their country. – Simon Hoggart

77147. The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity of a Japanese imperial funeral. – Simon Hoggart

77148. I got a feeling about political correctness. I hate it. It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think. – Hal Holbrook

77149. Mark Twain cannot be defined. – Hal Holbrook

77150. You can go into Mark Twain’s material and prove anything you want. He was against war. He was for war. He was against rich people and he was for them. He was a kaleidoscope. – Hal Holbrook

77151. We live in a democracy. We have this extraordinary opportunity to use our mind and say what we think, speak as we think. Sometimes what we say is objectionable to other people. But that is part of a free society. – Hal Holbrook

77152. We don’t have truth delivered to us very often, especially in this very commercialized world. – Hal Holbrook

77153. To communicate with each other, we got to get mad at each other sometimes. – Hal Holbrook

77154. There’s no good guys and bad guys. – Hal Holbrook

77155. One of the problems with putting Huck Finn into a movie or on the stage is, you always make the white people stupid and racist. The point is, they don’t know they’re racist. – Hal Holbrook

77156. Man looks in the abyss, there’s nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss. – Hal Holbrook

77157. Man is the religious animal. He is the only one that’s got true religion, several of them. – Hal Holbrook

77158. I have a suicide impulse. – Hal Holbrook

77159. I don’t have a director. The audience directs me. – Hal Holbrook

77160. I developed a resistance to authority. Not to discipline – I learned that. But to authority. I like to think for myself. And I like to cause trouble. – Hal Holbrook

77161. I like to be who I am. – Hal Holbrook

77162. Be patient, my soul: thou hath suffered worse than this. – Thomas Holcroft

77163. Love and a red rose can’t be hid. – Thomas Holcroft

77164. I never believed I wouldn’t make it – and perhaps that’s why I’ve always found work. I’ve always stuck at everything I’ve ever done. I absolutely won’t give up. – Amanda Holden

77165. I don’t care who or what judges me, nothing’s going to stop me from living my life how I choose. – Amanda Holden

77166. My mum loves cats so I took her to see the lion cubs which at about a year old are actually quite big. She wasn’t scared at all and went straight over and kissed one on the mouth! She thought they were just like her pets at home. – Amanda Holden

77167. I didn’t go nightclubbing much as a teenager in Bournemouth because my friends and I didn’t have the money – but we spent a lot of time on the beach, having barbecues, and running into the sea in the middle of the night. – Amanda Holden

77168. I decided he’d changed so much that a whole new book was required and that book actually I can say so was the first to say that the marriage was in trouble and the Prince didn’t like at all and my book was being serialized in the Sunday Times over five weeks. – Anthony Holden

77169. I mean Buckingham Palace has never hired a professional public relations outfit let alone a Madison Avenue type and they would throw up their hands in horror at the very idea. – Anthony Holden

77170. I don’t accept at all the quite popular argument that the press is responsible for the monarchy’s recent troubles. The monarchy’s responsible for the monarchy’s recent troubles. To blame the press is the old thing of blaming the messenger for the message. – Anthony Holden

77171. He did once say the time to worry is when they stop writing about you but again I think that was pretty token of the coverage was very respectful, he rather resented the intrusions on his private life, but that was about it. – Anthony Holden

77172. Charles was very intent to use his years as Prince of Wales to make his mark while he still had freedom of maneuver that he wouldn’t have as King. The first subject he really went for was architecture. It made an impact. – Anthony Holden

77173. But, of course, she didn’t mean that she was going to retire from public life and only when the Queen removed her HRH some years later did she actually drop a hundred charities and just kept five. – Anthony Holden

77174. As somebody who’s been writing about this subject for getting on twenty years now, it’s astonishing how the climate has changed in the last five years. – Anthony Holden

77175. Among other things they picked out a detail that Charles had been offered the Governorship of Hong Kong in its dying days by Thatcher in return for shutting up about the inner cities. He quite rightly in my view led the paper on this story. – Anthony Holden

77176. A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes ‘fiction from being to end’. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns – this man should be put in the tower and so on. – Anthony Holden

77177. I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity. – Anthony Holden

77178. What was funny if you were there is that we were all immensely sophisticated people who knew exactly what she was going to say and we’re chatting away, nice to see you. – Anthony Holden

77179. The architect, Peter Arens who is the monstrous carbuncle architect, not merely did his design which had won a public competition never get built but his practice suffered financially for some years. – Anthony Holden

77180. While the 1980 book was being serialized in the Sunday Times, Charles attacked it through the Observer. – Anthony Holden

77181. When the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were growing up, that was at it’s height and the War cemented that with photographs of the Royal Family having breakfast together and so on, by pinning their reputation so firmly on that particular issue. – Anthony Holden

77182. When the magistrate says ‘That’s not a good enough reason my man.’ He said ‘Excuse me, could I ask you? Have you taken an oath of allegiance to the Monarch?’ – Anthony Holden

77183. You do now have one in three people, as shown by the famous Carlton Monarchy debate poll, saying they want to get rid of the Monarchy. That was unthinkable even three, four years ago. – Anthony Holden

77184. What it was at the time was literally a plea for, to get the pressure off for a while, to give her space to breathe. She was very unhappy. She was feeling pretty claustrophobic. – Anthony Holden

77185. What it means is that some of Charles’ press secretaries have been better than others as some of the Queen’s press secretaries have been better than others. – Anthony Holden

77186. Well the wedding in the words of the Archbishop of Canterbury was a fairy tale and there was a huge public impress, investment of goodwill, affection and indeed money in this Institution. It was a huge success at the time. – Anthony Holden

77187. Well I’m a very similar age to Prince Charles. I’m a year older than him. I was at university at the same time as him. I think in the sixties, like all the Royals, he really had very little impact on my life at all and he seemed, if anything a lot older in his attitudes. – Anthony Holden

77188. I personally felt that his ad hominen attacks on British architects were not the sort of thing a Prince of Wales should be doing because, apart from anything else, they put various people out of business. – Anthony Holden

77189. I remember a moment when the Prince went back to his old school, Grammar School in Melbourne, and slightly to his horror his old music teacher produced a cello. – Anthony Holden

77190. It’s a problem for him because he’s got – like Edward VII had – nearly all his lifetime to wait until he becomes Monarch. What is he going to do with it? So he wants to do something positive but he always courts those dangers. – Anthony Holden

77191. Thatcher came under pressure from right wing backbenchers to shut up the Prince of Wales and there was a deal done between them where he did actually shut up in the end. – Anthony Holden

77192. We could have a political movement going if it had been properly organized but the Monarchy’s done itself enormous damage possibly beyond the point of long-term recovery. – Anthony Holden

77193. Not merely can people like me write things that would never have been printed before but I think an enormously dramatic change has taken place in public opinion, possibly for the wrong reasons. – Anthony Holden

77194. That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous – I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist – for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end. – Anthony Holden

77195. It was delightful but, of course, it was pretty insulting to my professional reputation. – Anthony Holden

77196. If you have an anecdote from one source, you file it away. If you hear it again, it may be true. Then the more times you hear it the less likely it is to be true. – Anthony Holden

77197. I’ve always said, since I got to know him and wrote about him, that he’s the generation he least appeals to is his own and I think in many ways he was born middle-aged and that’s become apparent in recent years. – Anthony Holden

77198. I went on a long trip through South America with Prince Charles where I was the only journalist there – a couple of photographers but no other writers. – Anthony Holden

77199. I think the relation between the monarchy and the press is very much a two-way street. – Anthony Holden

77200. I think her friends were worried that the bulimia might come back, about some psychological slide, and she was given breathing space to some extent by the media as much as she ever has been. – Anthony Holden

77201. The Princess’s so-called ‘time and space speech’ at the end of ’93 about a year after the formal separation, looking back on it it’s called her retirement from public life but we’ve seen in fact it’s nothing of the kind. – Anthony Holden

77202. They tend to be civil servants, often diplomats drawn from the Foreign Office, who may be very pleasant, intelligent people, but once they get inside the Palace they’re riveted to the status quo and they lose track of public opinion in the real world. – Anthony Holden

77203. We’re only one of a few states that have maintained our Triple-A bond rating from the major rating agencies. – Bob Holden

77204. Missouri remains a low tax, efficiently run state, according to all prominent national rankings. – Bob Holden

77205. More Missourians are working than ever before. – Bob Holden

77206. Coal research and development provides huge benefits for the nation, and pay for itself many times over through taxes flowing back to the Treasury from expanded economic activity. – Tim Holden

77207. Penn State has also continued to be a leader in Pennsylvania’s largest industry: Agriculture. – Tim Holden

77208. Today, diabetes is now epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes Association and other national healthcare leaders. – Tim Holden

77209. The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction. – Tim Holden

77210. We should be increasing research and development into our fossil fuel program. – Tim Holden

77211. The Holocaust also shows us how a combination of events and attitudes can erode a society’s democratic values. – Tim Holden

77212. While approximately one in every 400 children and adolescents have Type I diabetes; recent Government reports indicate that one in every three children born in 2000 will suffer from obesity, which as noted is a predominant Type II precursor. – Tim Holden

77213. Since its founding in 1854, Penn State has proven to be a leading institution of higher learning. – Tim Holden

77214. Penn State University is also nationally recognized for the exceptional research and patient care provided at the College of Medicine, located in my Congressional District in Hershey, PA. – Tim Holden

77215. One of our priorities should be to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. – Tim Holden

77216. In 1997, the National Bankruptcy Review Commission recommended that chapter 12 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code, the chapter that contains bankruptcy protection for family farmers, be made permanent. – Tim Holden

77217. However, lifestyle intervention requires discipline with a tangible end result that is within reach. It requires personal resolve, a lifelong commitment. – Tim Holden

77218. For over 15 years, through the clean coal programs of the Department of Energy, the Federal Government has been a solid partner, working jointly with private companies and the states to develop and demonstrate a new generation of environmentally clean technology using coal. – Tim Holden

77219. Chapter 11 is an expensive process that does not accommodate the special needs of farmers. – Tim Holden

77220. But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics. – Tim Holden

77221. Here in the United States, we have between 250 and 300 years of a coal supply. That is more than the amount of recoverable oil contained in the entire world. – Tim Holden

77222. Accordingly, it is our task to ensure that the Government formulates policies that foster the continued development of the IT sector while also providing for citizens’ access to technology and opportunity for economic advancement. – Tim Holden

77223. Acts of anti-Semitism in countries throughout the world, including some of the world’s strongest democracies, have increased significantly in frequency and scope over the last several years. – Tim Holden

77224. And almost half of American oil consumption is for motor vehicles. – Tim Holden

77225. A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation’s economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens. – Tim Holden

77226. I would rather have one minute at this age than a month at 21. – William M. Holden

77227. Aging is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn’t want to grow younger. The older you become, the more you know; your bank account of knowledge is much richer. – William M. Holden

77228. Hell is paved with good samaritans. – William M. Holden

77229. Though race-related issues continue to occupy a significant portion of our political discussion, and though there remain many unresolved racial issues in this nation, we, average Americans, simply do not talk enough with each other about things racial. – Eric Holder

77230. I am not a proponent of the death penalty, but I will enforce the law as this Congress gives it to us. – Eric Holder

77231. Let’s deal with reality. The reality is that we will be reading Miranda rights to the corpse of Osama bin Laden. He will never appear in an American courtroom. – Eric Holder

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77232. Saturdays and Sundays, America in the year 2009 does not in some ways differ significantly from the country that existed almost 50 years ago. This is truly sad. – Eric Holder

77233. The reality is that we will be reading Miranda rights to the corpse of Osama bin Laden. He will never appear in an American courtroom. That’s the reality. He will be killed by us, or he will be killed by his own people so he’s not captured by us. We know that. – Eric Holder

77234. Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards. – Eric Holder

77235. I paint a slice of life, whatever it is that day. – Geoffrey Holder

77236. We are too quick to put labels on things. It is my profession. I get up and paint. Everyone wants to put a label on it, but I am a free spirit, so I fight against that. – Geoffrey Holder

77237. Education begins at home. You can’t blame the school for not putting into your child what you don’t put into him. – Geoffrey Holder

77238. They think they can make fuel from horse manure – now, I don’t know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon, but it’s sure gonna put a stop to siphoning. – Billie Holiday

77239. Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married. He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three. – Billie Holiday

77240. No two people on earth are alike, and it’s got to be that way in music or it isn’t music. – Billie Holiday

77241. One day a whole damn song fell into place in my head. – Billie Holiday

77242. People don’t understand the kind of fight it takes to record what you want to record the way you want to record it. – Billie Holiday

77243. Singing songs like ‘The Man I Love’ or ‘Porgy’ is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck. – Billie Holiday

77244. Somebody once said we never know what is enough until we know what’s more than enough. – Billie Holiday

77245. Sometimes it’s worse to win a fight than to lose. – Billie Holiday

77246. Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on. – Billie Holiday

77247. You’ve got to have something to eat and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body’s sermon on how to behave. – Billie Holiday

77248. There’s no damn business like show business – you have to smile to keep from throwing up. – Billie Holiday

77249. Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you – and kill you the long, slow, hard way. – Billie Holiday

77250. In this country, don’t forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There’s no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country it’s the worst kind of hell for those who love you. – Billie Holiday

77251. You can’t copy anybody and end with anything. If you copy, it means you’re working without any real feeling. – Billie Holiday

77252. A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted. – Billie Holiday

77253. Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain. – Billie Holiday

77254. I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That’s all I know. – Billie Holiday

77255. I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was six years old. – Billie Holiday

77256. I never hurt nobody but myself and that’s nobody’s business but my own. – Billie Holiday

77257. I’m always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I’ve been. – Billie Holiday

77258. If I don’t have friends, then I ain’t got nothing. – Billie Holiday

77259. If I’m going to sing like someone else, then I don’t need to sing at all. – Billie Holiday

77260. If you copy, it means you’re working without any real feeling. No two people on earth are alike, and it’s got to be that way in music or it isn’t music. – Billie Holiday

77261. All dope can do for you is kill you… the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you. – Billie Holiday

77262. Without rebuilding the confidence between parties, you will never succeed. – Harri Holkeri

77263. There are many challenges, there are many obstacles; let us try to change the obstacles to advantages. – Harri Holkeri

77264. Peace enforcement is a much more difficult kind of operation than peacekeeping. – Harri Holkeri

77265. That is where consensus-building begins-with the idea that you have your own truth, but that the negotiator on the other side of the table has his own truth as well. – Harri Holkeri

77266. The Baltic Sea is becoming more and more polluted. Not everybody living near the shore of the Baltic Sea is protecting it. It is the water of life for countries like Finland and Sweden. – Harri Holkeri

77267. There are big issues, like the reform of the Security Council. These kinds of questions are something the President of the General Assembly must keep his eye on. – Harri Holkeri

77268. We Finns represent a very transparent and open-minded way of reaching political decisions. – Harri Holkeri

77269. We have the tools, but we have to learn how to use them. That is my political philosophy. – Harri Holkeri

77270. What we can do as individuals may not be very much on the global scale, but we have to start the change by living as we are teaching. – Harri Holkeri

77271. When my first child was born in 1962, I wrote a letter to my grandfather telling him how happy I was but how concerned; concerned because there were so many visions which were not very good. – Harri Holkeri

77272. One of the biggest development issues in the world is the education of girls. In the United States and Europe, it has been accepted, but not in Africa and the developing countries. – Harri Holkeri

77273. Without accepting the other person’s thinking, you cannot further your own interest. You need the other’s help to get results. – Harri Holkeri

77274. If we go back in the history of different nations, violence and the use of force are part of their heritage. These are the traditions of mankind. – Harri Holkeri

77275. When the problems in Northern Ireland started, it was not a question of Protestantism or Catholicism, because the Catholic church was the only church at that time-it was a nationalist conflict. – Harri Holkeri

77276. My opinion on who’s wrong or who’s right has nothing to do with the fact that we have to bring together people who are against each other, to transform antagonism into cooperation. – Harri Holkeri

77277. Men and women have roles – their roles are different, but their rights are equal. – Harri Holkeri

77278. In international or national crises, there are always questions of lack of confidence. You have to change the minds of the people in order to get results. – Harri Holkeri

77279. In Finland, we learned quite a lot from our own civil war. The wounds were visible when I was a boy, but my generation went into the Second World War and it united the Finnish nation, so I do not see any more wounds. – Harri Holkeri

77280. In Finland we have equal political rights for women and men. We do not regard ourselves according to sex. – Harri Holkeri

77281. If you come to a negotiation table saying you have the final truth, that you know nothing but the truth and that is final, you will get nothing. – Harri Holkeri

77282. If there is something I would like to do as President of the General Assembly, it is to place more emphasis on the issue of education, which enables a better life for women. – Harri Holkeri

77283. I think we have grave problems. I am very much concerned about environmental questions, even though in Finnish society, we are not facing the most urgent problems. – Harri Holkeri

77284. I think I can regard myself as a political decision-maker. – Harri Holkeri

77285. I recently reread an article of mine written in 1964, and I think it is still valid. There is not much difference. Many of the items on the agenda 37 years ago are still there. – Harri Holkeri

77286. I really do hope that the Millennium Summit gives new impetus to the work of the United Nations. – Harri Holkeri

77287. I do not want to speak about overpopulation or birth control, but I think education is the way to give new impetus to the poverty question. – Harri Holkeri

77288. Finland had a civil war less than 100 years ago, just like in Ireland. If you look at the history of newly independent nations, civil war is almost every time present, even in the United States. – Harri Holkeri

77289. You cannot make easy decisions unless you first commit yourself to hard solutions. – Harri Holkeri

77290. In every European nation, there have been problems in history when the society was too divided. – Harri Holkeri

77291. Discussion is just a tool. You have to aim; the final goal must be a decision. – Harri Holkeri

77292. In Modernism, reality used to validate media. In Postmodernism, the media validate reality. If you don’t believe this, just think how many times you’ve described some real event as being ‘just like a movie.’ – Brad Holland

77293. The truth is, we haven’t really figured out yet how artists are going to thrive in modern mass societies. We’re all experiments. – Brad Holland

77294. The only people left in America who seem not to be artists are illustrators. – Brad Holland

77295. Surrealism: An archaic term. Formerly an art movement. No longer distinguishable from everyday life. – Brad Holland

77296. Style is the most valuable asset of the modern artist. That’s probably why so many styles are reported lost or stolen each year. – Brad Holland

77297. Postmodernists believe that truth is myth, and myth, truth. This equation has its roots in pop psychology. The same people also believe that emotions are a form of reality. There used to be another name for this state of mind. It used to be called psychosis. – Brad Holland

77298. Political art expresses the cliches you agree with, unlike propaganda, which expresses the cliches you don’t. – Brad Holland

77299. Many of the contradictions in Postmodern art come from the fact that we’re trying to be artists in a democratic society. This is because in a democracy, the ideal is compromise. In art, it isn’t. – Brad Holland

77300. In America, the only truly popular art form is the movies. Most people consider painting a hobby and literature, schoolwork. – Brad Holland

77301. If they were starting their careers today, Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet. – Brad Holland

77302. I’ve never understood why artists, who so often condescend to the cliches of their own culture, are so eager to embrace the cliches of cultures they know nothing about. – Brad Holland

77303. Futurism: This was a movement of intellectuals who wanted to replace tradition with the modern world of machinery, speed, violence, and public relations. It proves that we should be careful what intellectuals wish for, because we might get it. – Brad Holland

77304. Fifty years ago, it was the dream of every bohemian artist to be seen getting out of a limousine wearing blue jeans and sneakers. Today, it’s the dream of probably half the people in the country. – Brad Holland

77305. Cubism is still the most important art movement for the same reason that John D. is still the most important Rockefeller. – Brad Holland

77306. Art imitates life. Life imitates high school. – Brad Holland

77307. Many people have observed that truth is stranger than fiction. This has led some intellectuals to conclude that it’s stranger than non-fiction as well. – Brad Holland

77308. I think there is great interest amongst the younger people in this music. I think that there is a lot of them that are looking for interesting situations and music that is stimulating. – Dave Holland

77309. In fact, jazz has such a great feeling and great emotional content that it really doesn’t require you to have technical understanding of it. I think you just have to allow your feelings to go with the music and you will find yourself carried along by it fairly quickly. – Dave Holland

77310. I think that what is important is that the music be honest and direct and that it is relevant to today. I think music needs to be of its time and speak to that time. – Dave Holland

77311. The whole point in developing your own style is to find your own voice. – Dave Holland

77312. As long as you don’t forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy rent-free space in your mind. – Isabelle Holland

77313. Guilt is the price we pay willingly for doing what we are going to do anyway. – Isabelle Holland

77314. There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures. – J. G. Holland

77315. The temple of art is built in words. – J. G. Holland

77316. The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on. – J. G. Holland

77317. The person who does not know how to live while they are making a living is a poorer person after their wealth is won than when they started. – J. G. Holland

77318. The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection. – J. G. Holland

77319. Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person’s power. – J. G. Holland

77320. Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power. – J. G. Holland

77321. Joys divided are increased. – J. G. Holland

77322. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures. – J. G. Holland

77323. Ideals are the worlds masters. – J. G. Holland

77324. God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest. – J. G. Holland

77325. Calmness is the cradle of power. – J. G. Holland

77326. A mind grows by what it feeds on. – J. G. Holland

77327. “Work and wait”, “work and wait” is what God says to us in creation. – J. G. Holland

77328. Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless. – J. G. Holland

77329. Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature. – J. G. Holland

77330. Although awareness of cancer’s prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories. – Chris Van Hollen

77331. As we get closer to the end of this Congress, we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people – the war in Iraq, affordable health care, a sensible energy policy, quality education for our children, retirement security, and a sound and fair fiscal policy. – Chris Van Hollen

77332. As we have all said, we understand that electronic surveillance is a vital tool in the war on terror. We all want to know when Osama bin Laden is calling: when he is calling, who he is calling, and what he is saying. – Chris Van Hollen

77333. I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work with many of African American fraternal and social organizations that are active in my congressional district. They all do important work that makes a tangible difference to the quality of life in our community. – Chris Van Hollen

77334. I think America understands that energy security is a very important part of our national security. But if we are going to address energy security in a meaningful way going forward, we need to do it in a new manner. We cannot just be doing the same old thing. – Chris Van Hollen

77335. Instead, we did take our eye off the ball. We decided, instead of finishing the job in Afghanistan, to go into Iraq. And today, unfortunately, if you look at the situation on the ground, it is a mess. – Chris Van Hollen

77336. The fact of the matter is it’s very reasonable to ask the wealthiest estates to pay their share. We did that since Teddy Roosevelt, a Republican president. – Chris Van Hollen

77337. It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure, and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security, they have kind of got that principle backwards. – Chris Van Hollen

77338. It was stunning actually, because what you would hope for from our national leaders is some reflection, some understanding that the situation that we encountered in Iraq was not what we expected, that it was not what he said it would be. – Chris Van Hollen

77339. The confusing thing, I thought, was that most of America already knew that we were overly reliant on oil, especially on foreign oil. But it was news that this administration had begun to at least acknowledge that problem. – Chris Van Hollen

77340. In fact, if you look upon the situation today, there is great division in the world and we have failed to capitalize on that unity to finish the job in Afghanistan and against al Qaeda. – Chris Van Hollen

77341. We must have systems of checks and balances to make sure that those people who are making critical decisions for our country are held accountable, and nowhere is that more important than in the area of national security. – Chris Van Hollen

77342. We waste an awful lot of energy as a Nation through inefficient use of energy. – Chris Van Hollen

77343. This body, the United States Congress, was united, Republicans and Democrats alike, in taking that action, toppling the Taliban government, and working to try and root out al Qaeda and find Osama bin Laden. – Chris Van Hollen

77344. I am not an ‘instant’ actor… to really do anything, I’ve got to try it five or six or a dozen times. – Judy Holliday

77345. I was bargaining for time away from Hollywood, and Columbia was bargaining for money. I got what I wanted and they got what they wanted. They knew I was so anxious to do Born Yesterday that I’d have done it for a dollar. They gave me the next best thing. – Judy Holliday

77346. I want a part where I can use my own hair, my own voice, and maybe even be literate. – Judy Holliday

77347. I thought I was learning about show business. The more painful it was, the more important I thought the experience must be. Hating it, I convinced myself it must be invaluable. – Judy Holliday

77348. I think Billie is the kind of girl who would let her hips swing loose. – Judy Holliday

77349. I suppose that if I could have quit, I would have, because in those days I never wanted to be an actress, the acting was something to do while I waited for a chance to study writing and directing. But I guess I was just meant to be an actress. Because, here I am. – Judy Holliday

77350. I am not a member of any organization listed by the Attorney General as subversive. In any instance where I lent my name in the past, it was certainly without knowledge that such an organization was subversive. I have always been essentially and foremost an American. – Judy Holliday

77351. I get very nervous whenever I think about it. I’ve never done a serious play, and I have such awe of the woman – she’s really my only idol. It’s going to be a big stretch – certain people come out on stage and your face muscles automatically tense and you get ready to smile. – Judy Holliday

77352. We were wavering around like a ship without a sail. – Judy Holliday

77353. I could talk about him all day. He’s one of the most wonderful things that ever happened to me. – Judy Holliday

77354. I hated the whole idea of being an actress. I used to throw up before every performance and cry afterward. – Judy Holliday

77355. We gained a great deal of prestige, but not much money. We liked to work so much we couldn’t hide it and the club owners paid us accordingly. – Judy Holliday

77356. I’m a born and bred New Yorker. I belong here. Everytime I leave it’s like losing a leg. – Judy Holliday

77357. It meant as much to me as winning the Oscar. – Judy Holliday

77358. It’s tough when take 1 is technically okay and take 2 has better acting. Out here (Hollywood) they print the first one. That’s the one where we all hit the mark on the floor and who cares about the acting. – Judy Holliday

77359. Lovers have a right to betray you… friends don’t. – Judy Holliday

77360. Nobody can give a good performance unless the authors and composers have written a good part, a fact which is often overlooked. – Judy Holliday

77361. Now with all this movie business, everybody’s coming around wanting to know everything that’s happened since I was four. It’s like going to an analyst. – Judy Holliday

77362. Of course I work hard. Why shouldn’t I? Who am I to think I should get things the easy way? – Judy Holliday

77363. People have a hard time making me dress up to look like a classy gal. – Judy Holliday

77364. You have to be smart to play a dumb blonde over and over again and keep the audience’s attention without extraordinary physical equipment. – Judy Holliday

77365. They weren’t interested in entertainment. They were tough. I learned one trick, which was to be quieter than they were until they had to look at you. It took a lot of agressiveness. – Judy Holliday

77366. He didn’t maintain my illusion of myself, he gave me an illusion of myself. Before I met him, I never thought of myself as an actress. Boy, he sidetracked me in a great way! – Judy Holliday

77367. When they thought of me, they always remembered the vacuous Billie Dawn. It was as simple as that. – Judy Holliday

77368. I’m trying to eliminate every vestige of my own personality, style, approach and get into somebody else’s skin. Sometimes I feel I’ve accomplished it. But when I don’t, I’m nobody at all, having left myself at home. – Judy Holliday

77369. I’ve always loved words. I ate up all the books I could get my hands on, and when I couldn’t get books, I read candy wrappers and labels on cereal and toothpaste boxes. – Judy Holliday

77370. If you can handle a nightclub audience successfully, you can handle anything. – Judy Holliday

77371. Acting is a very limited form of expression and those who take it seriously are very limited people. I take it seriously. – Judy Holliday

77372. The only actress they didn’t test was Garbo. Must have been her accent. – Judy Holliday

77373. Someone has said the best nursing home is the U.S. Senate. – Ernest F. Hollings

77374. I don’t want to rust out, I’d rather wear out. – Fritz Hollings

77375. I’m truly worried about the country’s direction. I can tell you this categorically, we’ve got the weakest president and the weakest governor in the history of my 50 years of public service. – Fritz Hollings

77376. No matter what we want of life we have to give up something in order to get it. – Raymond Holliwell

77377. Are we controlled by our thoughts, or are we controlling our thoughts? – Raymond Holliwell

77378. Desire creates the power. – Raymond Holliwell

77379. God does not require you to follow His leadings on blind trust. Behold the evidence of an invisible intelligence pervading everything, even your own mind and body. – Raymond Holliwell

77380. The inner thought coming from the heart represents the real motives and desires. These are the cause of action. – Raymond Holliwell

77381. Understanding reduces the greatest to simplicity, and lack of its causes the least to take on the magnitude. – Raymond Holliwell

77382. You must see first before you can believe. – Raymond Holliwell

77383. To give your best is to receive the best. – Raymond Holliwell

77384. I feel Motown really exploited me. – Brenda Holloway

77385. A lot of times I can across as too masculine to men, and they couldn’t handle me, they stayed away. – Brenda Holloway

77386. Then when Gladys Knight came in to do my songs that was the straw that broke the camel’s back. – Brenda Holloway

77387. I was a black singer with a white voice, a perfect pop voice. – Brenda Holloway

77388. Motown’s policy was to build one act at a time or their favorites. – Brenda Holloway

77389. My costumes were made for sex appeal not for women. – Brenda Holloway

77390. Success to me was getting out of that contract in one piece. – Brenda Holloway

77391. TV tends to try and fit everyone into a TV mold. – Josh Holloway

77392. We’re actually doing something scripted that’s totally, you know, we kind of know what’s going on, however, we’re having to live life and death as the art. – Josh Holloway

77393. When our minds as people normally starts to wrap around things, we start to attach all these ideas to it that really aren’t that necessary to the core of it, if you just experience it and kind of go through it. – Josh Holloway

77394. I did seven indies because the independent market used to be a lot better before all the stars were doing independents. As a beginning actor, that’s where you started. – Josh Holloway

77395. Fortunately and unfortunately, people don’t see me as a character actor. They see me as a leading man or nothing, which makes it really hard to get work. – Josh Holloway

77396. Being Southern and being the guy I’ve been all my life, I’ve lived more on the lighter side of life. I have a dark side, but that’s not where I come from. A lot of artists like to come from that. – Josh Holloway

77397. They put their feelers out for all the names and then they’ll cast you up to the point a name steps up, and then it doesn’t matter how much they love you, there’s a certain marketing value on that name, and there you go. – Josh Holloway

77398. I’m a private kind of person. – Josh Holloway

77399. I’ve been doing this for seven and a half years. I’ve been just bustin’ it, trying to break in as an artist in this business. For me, it’s still just about the work. I get the scripts and I’m all about that. I don’t really even have an idea what that’s going to be like. – Josh Holloway

77400. I get readings, I sometimes get five a week. You’ll feel like a schizophrenic by the end of that week. I don’t know who I am any more. You’ll be in conversation with a friend and start spitting out dialogue. – Josh Holloway

77401. Remember Star Trek? They’re on this huge ship and they’ve got all these people, right? But you only see them, maybe they go on some mission and one of them gets killed. – Josh Holloway

77402. To establish yourself as a leading man, you’re shooting for the smallest point on the target, and you get a lot of judgment thrown at you. It takes a lot for them to get past everything and just watch your art and what you’re doing. – Josh Holloway

77403. I’m an outdoorsman kind of person, so I don’t like the buzz of the crowd, crowd, crowd and all that so much. I mean I don’t mind it, but I don’t seek it out. – Josh Holloway

77404. I wanted to do everything. I wanted to be a pilot. I wanted to be a secret agent. I wanted to be a fireman and a doctor, all that. So I related that through movies and stuff. – Josh Holloway

77405. I want to stay in Hawaii a little while. I’m kind of liking it over there. – Josh Holloway

77406. I know that the work is good and they’re excited over at ABC and Disney and it’s getting some really good feedback. It’s not just a little, insignificant kind of role. It’s meaty, which is good. – Josh Holloway

77407. I just didn’t have time to deliver a Buffalo accent in a day, so I didn’t even try it. – Josh Holloway

77408. I have three brothers and they’re all into computers. They’re all intellects. My mother would pay me a quarter a page to read a book and I couldn’t make 50 cents. I just couldn’t do it. – Josh Holloway

77409. I grew up on a dirt road with brothers. – Josh Holloway

77410. I get to actually experience what it would be like to be a psycho, which is not a fun one, or to be a cowboy, or to be a weird character of some sort. For me, it suits me. It suits my personality. I’m an emotional kind of person anyway. – Josh Holloway

77411. It’s actually very freeing to be given permission as an artist to let that ride and to really let it ride, to actually experience it and bring it out of you. It’s been uncomfortable and it’s freeing at the same time. – Josh Holloway

77412. God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers. – Richard Holloway

77413. Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation. – Richard Holloway

77414. When a popular phenomenon reaches the cover of ‘Time,’ it is already out of fashion. – Richard Holloway

77415. If you do not know where you are going, any road will take you there. – Sterling Holloway

77416. Without Elvis none of us could have made it. – Buddy Holly

77417. I’m not trying to stump anybody… it’s the beauty of the language that I’m interested in. – Buddy Holly

77418. If anyone asks you what kind of music you play, tell him ‘pop.’ Don’t tell him ‘rock’n’roll’ or they won’t even let you in the hotel. – Buddy Holly

77419. Death is very often referred to as a good career move. – Buddy Holly

77420. I like trying to get pregnant, I’m not so sure about childbirth. – Lauren Holly

77421. I just thought that I had had my fill for a while and wanted to have a family. My husband was moving to Chicago for his job. And so I went along. And it was a great thing that I did. – Lauren Holly

77422. I never had that reputation of being not accessible. – Lauren Holly

77423. I never had that star aura. – Lauren Holly

77424. I started in this business on soap operas. – Lauren Holly

77425. It was at the beginning of all this tabloid frenzy. Our garbage was being gone through, and we were involved in all these chases getting home, and people camping out on our property to get pictures. – Lauren Holly

77426. I believe that if a man does a job as well as a woman, he should be paid as much. – Celeste Holm

77427. We live by encouragement and die without it – slowly, sadly, angrily. – Celeste Holm

77428. The most important thing in the face is the eyes, and if you can make the eyes talk, you’re halfway there. – Ian Holm

77429. The intellect is a cold thing and a merely intellectual idea will never stimulate thought in the same manner that a spiritual idea does. – Ernest Holmes

77430. Teach and practice, practice and teach – that is all we have; that is all we are good for; that is all we ever ought to do. – Ernest Holmes

77431. We can no more do without spirituality than we can do without food, shelter, or clothing. – Ernest Holmes

77432. To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness. – Ernest Holmes

77433. There was a time when a man was so convinced that the world was round that he was determined to prove it. – Ernest Holmes

77434. The universe must exist for the self-expression of God and the delight of God. – Ernest Holmes

77435. The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws. – Ernest Holmes

77436. Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages. – Ernest Holmes

77437. When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith. – Ernest Holmes

77438. Each one of us is an outlet to God and an inlet to God. – Ernest Holmes

77439. Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it. – Ernest Holmes

77440. In principle the great religions of the world do not differ as much as they appear to. – Ernest Holmes

77441. I do not believe that God has imposed suffering upon anyone to punish them or to teach them a lesson. – Ernest Holmes

77442. But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand. – Ernest Holmes

77443. God gives some more than others because some accept more than others. – Ernest Holmes

77444. The universal Mind contains all knowledge. It is the potential ultimate of all things. To it, all things are possible. – Ernest Holmes

77445. Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying. – Ernest Holmes

77446. Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe. – John Andrew Holmes

77447. It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others. – John Andrew Holmes

77448. To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry. – John Andrew Holmes

77449. Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war. – John Andrew Holmes

77450. The so-called Beat Generation was a whole bunch of people, of all different nationalities, who came to the conclusion that society sucked. – John Clellon Holmes

77451. We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams come true. – Katie Holmes

77452. I’m definitely a messy person… I know where everything is but I just can’t organize. I don’t make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It’s bad, I really need to take control. – Katie Holmes

77453. Tom and I will always be in our honeymoon phase. – Katie Holmes

77454. It’s kind of fun being the cute, little one. In fact, I’m finding it hard to grow out of that. – Katie Holmes

77455. It’s actually great to shoot far away from Hollywood because we don’t have the distractions of the parties and premieres and all that. And, of course, you can save money – there are no good shoe stores. – Katie Holmes

77456. In North Carolina nobody bothers us; we’re all about concentrating on the work or our auditions that we’re trying to get a flight out for. So all that crap is not something that I’m confronted with on a daily basis. – Katie Holmes

77457. I’m so spoiled – I must have a Starbucks vanilla latte every day. – Katie Holmes

77458. I’m not the easiest person to live with. I’m kind of a slob. – Katie Holmes

77459. I’m not strictly vegetarian, but meat doesn’t play a big part in my diet. – Katie Holmes

77460. I’m not computer literate. I e-mail. I know how to get on the Web, but I haven’t crossed over into the internet world. I’m old-fashioned, I guess. – Katie Holmes

77461. We had such a wonderful set of circumstances in Wilmington. Yes, the four of us became famous literally overnight, but we were in a small town and we always knew when people were coming down. We always knew when to behave. – Katie Holmes

77462. He’s the most incredible man. He’s so generous and kind, and he helps so many people, and, um, he makes me laugh like I’ve never laughed, and he’s a great friend. – Katie Holmes

77463. We have our little restaurants, and there’s a beautiful beach that we go to in the summer and fall. We tend to have a lot of get-togethers, and if it’s at my house, we order pizza because I can’t cook. – Katie Holmes

77464. Chris and I care about each other and we’re still friends. Tom is the most incredible man in the world. – Katie Holmes

77465. I watched a porno once, it was really funny. – Katie Holmes

77466. Any time I break up with Dawson or question him, viewers turn against me. – Katie Holmes

77467. I did Phone Booth, and that was shot very, very quickly, but that was Joel Schumacher, who’s shot so many movies that, if anybody can figure out how to do it in a couple of days, it’s him. – Katie Holmes

77468. I found it to be more challenging to be in a huge effects movie, because a lot of the things aren’t there.You have to trust the director and react to nothing. – Katie Holmes

77469. I got caught kissing. Like by my parents. It was so horrible. It’s so embarrassing, I’m blushing. – Katie Holmes

77470. I have some road rage inside of me. Traffic, especially in L.A., is a pet peeve of mine. – Katie Holmes

77471. I love all of his movies. I love all his movies. I love Tom. – Katie Holmes

77472. I think I want to pursue a movie career and maybe even pursue some theatre. – Katie Holmes

77473. I wasn’t very funny or flashy, I was kind of boring. – Katie Holmes

77474. Fortunately we’ve been shooting in North Carolina which means we’re not in LA where you can hear people talking about you and you know so much about what’s going on in the business. – Katie Holmes

77475. Muhammad could take a very good punch. He was slick, he could move, he could hit, make you miss, good hand speed and combinations and one of the greatest fighters of all time in my opinion. – Larry Holmes

77476. I was probably the best that ever walked this earth. And I could take a punch. I could deliver a punch. I didn’t have the hardest punch in the world but my punches were sharp and they were crisp. And if you took too many of them, you would be knocked out. – Larry Holmes

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77477. I would think about the outcome. Visualize sometimes. Because it never comes out the way you want it to. Fight the way I know how to fight. Whatever comes up, comes up. – Larry Holmes

77478. I’m not in the K-1 tournament. We thought about it but they really don’t want me as they feel I might get hurt so that’s fine with me but I do see a lot of guys out there that I feel I can take. – Larry Holmes

77479. It’s hard being black. You ever been black? I was black once – when I was poor. – Larry Holmes

77480. Mike Tyson would have been a good sparring partner for me and Muhammad Ali because Tyson was a fast fighter and he could punch and throw good combinations. – Larry Holmes

77481. My fans know the name Larry Holmes and that he always gave it his all. – Larry Holmes

77482. One of the best ones out there was a guy named Howard Cosell. He was the best. – Larry Holmes

77483. The guys today are just too strong and back then they would take many hard punches to land one. – Larry Holmes

77484. Those guys were made for me and Muhammad because they come straight in and don’t back up but you had to watch out for his punching power but if we could have neutralized that then we would have been fine. – Larry Holmes

77485. I think George Foreman must have gained about 350 lbs and is slow as ever. – Larry Holmes

77486. With a record of 75 fights and 6 losses, some of the losses were very questionable including Brian Nielsen when we fought in Denmark. I knew I won but they didn’t give me that fight. – Larry Holmes

77487. I am still quick at 250 to 260 lbs and I am smarter. – Larry Holmes

77488. We put our life on the line to fight for them, put on a show and these guys take our money so whatever happens to Bob Arum, Don King or anyone else is fine with me. – Larry Holmes

77489. George Foreman is easier and has the bigger name and have you noticed that Foreman never calls me out or ever mentions my name? He is afraid of me like most fighters are and most people want to forget about Larry Holmes, like he never ever existed. – Larry Holmes

77490. I came from a dirt farm, now I’m filthy rich. – Larry Holmes

77491. Ali was a guy that had a lot of discipline. If you hung around him, you’d be able to get some of that discipline that he had. And I learned from that. He was a sweet man. – Larry Holmes

77492. All fighters are prostitutes and all promoters are pimps. – Larry Holmes

77493. Bob Arum and Don King can do their thing but if I fought for those guys and they put the money up like they are supposed to then I don’t have a problem. – Larry Holmes

77494. I don’t think Joe Louis could take the punches today fighting in this era. – Larry Holmes

77495. Fighters today are much bigger, stronger and quicker and not only that but referees, judges and doctors back then were very strict and if your head got busted up the fight would be stopped. – Larry Holmes

77496. I think Ali was a fan of mine, even though he never said it. A lot of fighters thought I was pretty good. Nobody every really spoke different on that. But a lot of fighters thought I was good so. – Larry Holmes

77497. I always felt good about myself. I was just an average person. I always felt I could do anything anyone else could. If an average person makes up their mind to do something, they can. – Larry Holmes

77498. You can’t put those guys like Marciano or anyone else in with today’s class of fighters. – Larry Holmes

77499. I don’t really make plans and I just want to be happy and continue with my business and take care of my wife and kids. I want to sit back, relax and enjoy life. – Larry Holmes

77500. I have a lot of friends and fans in Canada and as a matter of fact I met a fan from there that came down to my office. It was nice and we took pictures and had a nice talk. – Larry Holmes

77501. I never tried to be a mercenary or a killer but a hard working fighter. – Larry Holmes

77502. I still feel that I am in my prime right now but I think my best fights were in my thirties. – Larry Holmes

77503. Everybody knows that I am one of the greatest fighters of all time and I would beat all those guys. – Larry Holmes

77504. What feeling is so nice as a child’s hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp. – Marjorie Holmes

77505. I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. – Marjorie Holmes

77506. The man who treasures his friends is usually solid gold himself. – Marjorie Holmes

77507. Man is the only creature whose emotions are entangled with his memory. – Marjorie Holmes

77508. The Amen of nature is always a flower. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77509. Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77510. Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77511. Simple people… are very quick to see the live facts which are going on about them. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77512. Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77513. Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77514. Stillness of person and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77515. Stupidity often saves a man from going mad. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77516. The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77517. People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be ‘consistent’. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77518. The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77519. The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77520. The man who is always worrying about whether or not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn’t worth a damn. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77521. It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77522. Every calling is great when greatly pursued. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77523. I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77524. Every idea is an incitement… Eloquence may set fire to reason. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77525. Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77526. Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77527. Knowledge like timber shouldn’t be mush use till they are seasoned. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77528. Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77529. Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77530. Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77531. Love prefers twilight to daylight. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77532. Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77533. Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77534. Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77535. Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77536. Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77537. Most people are willing to take the Sermon on the Mount as a flag to sail under, but few will use it as a rudder by which to steer. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77538. Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77539. Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77540. Old age is fifteen years older than I am. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77541. One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77542. Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hand of the Angel of the Resurrection. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77543. Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77544. He has half the deed done who has made a beginning. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77545. Don’t be “consistent” but be simple true. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77546. Don’t flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77547. Don’t you stay at home of evenings? Don’t you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet? – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77548. Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77549. Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77550. If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77551. Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77552. It’s faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77553. If I were dying my last words would be: Have faith and pursue the unknown end. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77554. Have the courage to act instead of react. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77555. Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77556. Grow we must, if we outgrow all that loves us. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77557. Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77558. Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77559. I don’t generally feel anything until noon, then it’s time for my nap. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77560. I won’t accept anything less than the best a player’s capable of doing… and he has the right to expect the best that I can do for him and the team! – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77561. A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77562. I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions – adding that no general proposition is worth a damn. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77563. Controversy equalizes fools and wise men – and the fools know it. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77564. A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them! – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77565. A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77566. A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77567. A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77568. It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77569. Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77570. Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77571. A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77572. A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77573. Apology is only egotism wrong side out. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77574. Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77575. Beware how you take away hope from another human being. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77576. But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77577. Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have – Cincinnati sounds worse. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77578. A new untruth is better than an old truth. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77579. The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77580. The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77581. The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77582. The very aim and end of our institutions is just this: that we may think what we like and say what we think. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77583. Why can’t somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77584. Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77585. The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77586. Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77587. Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77588. When in doubt, do it. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77589. We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77590. Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77591. Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77592. To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77593. To be civilized is to be potentially master of all possible ideas, and that means that one has got beyond being shocked, although one preserves one’s own moral aesthetic preferences. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77594. Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77595. This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77596. The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77597. The world’s great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77598. The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77599. To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

77600. Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death. – Rupert Holmes

77601. I type even faster than I talk. I’m very proud of that. I type so fast. And I have to because the characters are living in real time and I’ve got to keep up with them. It’s a miracle they even give me a royalty. – Rupert Holmes

77602. I didn’t want much. I wanted much more. In fact, I wanted everything. – Rupert Holmes

77603. I’ve tried in my career to do most everything, because it all intrigues me. And I’ve found the first time I work in a new form, I discover all the things that make that an exciting medium. I’ve been very busy most of my career. I’ve had very few vacations. – Rupert Holmes

77604. The truth is, I initially became a singer-songwriter while still in my teens because it was the only way to guarantee that somebody on earth would sing the songs I was writing. Since then, I’ve performed just about everywhere: rock clubs, concerts halls, arenas, TV. – Rupert Holmes

77605. In all my years of performing, no audience member has ever actually assaulted me. I consider this to be the singular triumph of my performing career. – Rupert Holmes

77606. The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77607. I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77608. Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77609. You make me chuckle when you say that you are no longer young, that you have turned twenty-four. A man is or may be young to after sixty, and not old before eighty. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77610. We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77611. Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77612. To have doubted one’s own first principles is the mark of a civilized man. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77613. To be seventy years young is sometimes for more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77614. To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77615. There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77616. The rule of joy and the law of duty seem to me all one. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77617. The right to swing my fist ends where the other man’s nose begins. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77618. It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77619. Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77620. Don’t be ‘consistent,’ but be simply true. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77621. Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77622. Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77623. I despise making the most of one’s time. Half of the pleasures of life consist of the opportunities one has neglected. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77624. The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77625. Life is action and passion; therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77626. Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77627. The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77628. Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77629. Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our fathers have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a larger part than what we suspect of what we think. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77630. Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77631. On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77632. People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77633. The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77634. Man’s mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77635. The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77636. A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77637. Carve every word before you let it fall. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77638. Beware how you take away hope from any human being. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77639. As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77640. Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77641. A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77642. A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77643. A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77644. A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77645. A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

77646. Australians were unique due to our corals, our apples, our gum trees and our kangaroos. – Harold Edward Holt

77647. The marshalling of those resources in order to obtain the maximum war effort for Australia, and a maximum degree of help and cooperation for Great Britain and the sister Dominions, is the primary objective of the new Department. – Harold Edward Holt

77648. No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back. – John Holt

77649. People should be free to find or make for themselves the kinds of educational experience they want their children to have. – John Holt

77650. Since we can’t know what knowledge will be most needed in the future, it is senseless to try to teach it in advance. Instead, we should try to turn out people who love learning so much and learn so well that they will be able to learn whatever needs to be learned. – John Holt

77651. Poetry is one of the few nasty childhood habits I’ve managed to grow out of. – Tom Holt

77652. Lawyers are predators in grey worsted. – Tom Holt

77653. The best definition of an immortal is someone who hasn’t died yet. – Tom Holt

77654. New technology is useful, but it’s inefficient and ugly; it knows it’ll be obsolete by lunchtime tomorrow, so it has no incentive to be anything else. – Tom Holt

77655. Luck, like a Russian car, generally only works if you push it. – Tom Holt

77656. I try and do 2,500 words a day, every day of the year. – Tom Holt

77657. I don’t read the Sunday papers; or the dailies, either. – Tom Holt

77658. Everything is out there if you know how to find it, and have the patience. I don’t and haven’t, but that’s my problem. – Tom Holt

77659. American-style iced tea is the perfect drink for a hot, sunny day. It’s never really caught on in the UK, probably because the last time we had a hot, sunny day was back in 1957. – Tom Holt

77660. It was irritating to have one’s physical shortcomings pointed out quite so plainly twice in one evening, once by a beautiful girl and once by a dying badger. – Tom Holt

77661. If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do, he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy, not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid the pressures we put on him. – John W. Holt, Jr.

77662. The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don’t know what to do. – John W. Holt, Jr.

77663. If you’re not making mistakes, you’re not taking risks, and that means you’re not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win. – John W. Holt, Jr.

77664. The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation; it is understanding. – Winifred Holtby

77665. These are they whose youth was violently severed by war and death; a word on the telephone, a scribbled line on paper, and their future ceased. They have built up their lives again, but their safety is not absolute, their fortress not impregnable. – Winifred Holtby

77666. The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing. – Winifred Holtby

77667. What a strange distance there is between ill people and well ones. – Winifred Holtby

77668. The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it. – Lou Holtz

77669. No one has ever drowned in sweat. – Lou Holtz

77670. The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren’t in a very good mood. – Lou Holtz

77671. When all is said and done, more is said than done. – Lou Holtz

77672. You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him. – Lou Holtz

77673. You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose. – Lou Holtz

77674. On this team, we’re all united in a common goal: to keep my job. – Lou Holtz

77675. Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity. – Lou Holtz

77676. Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated. – Lou Holtz

77677. If he’s got golf clubs in his truck or a camper in his driveway, I don’t hire him. – Lou Holtz

77678. In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention. – Lou Holtz

77679. If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals. – Lou Holtz

77680. If you try to fight the course, it will beat you. – Lou Holtz

77681. It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. – Lou Holtz

77682. If you burn your neighbors house down, it doesn’t make your house look any better. – Lou Holtz

77683. If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven’t done anything today. – Lou Holtz

77684. I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it. – Lou Holtz

77685. I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions. – Lou Holtz

77686. I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. – Lou Holtz

77687. Don’t be a spectator, don’t let life pass you by. – Lou Holtz

77688. Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired. – Lou Holtz

77689. A lifetime contract for a coach means if you’re ahead in the third quarter and moving the ball, they can’t fire you. – Lou Holtz

77690. A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. – Lou Holtz

77691. Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated. – Lou Holtz

77692. Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. – Lou Holtz

77693. How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser. – Lou Holtz

77694. It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test. – Lou Holtz

77695. Well, number one I like dancing. Number two I knew it would be challenging because I had never done this type of dance before. I always wanted to and I happened to have the courage to go out there and give it my best shot. – Evander Holyfield

77696. Well, of course a boxing match is hard because boxing isn’t set for you to do good. You have to force your will upon someone, but dancing you don’t have to force your will. It should be a lot easier because if I make a mistake I don’t get hit. – Evander Holyfield

77697. No. I probably do better not being in politics. They have too much control over you when you are in politics. – Evander Holyfield

77698. My goal is to be the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World. – Evander Holyfield

77699. It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters. – Evander Holyfield

77700. Well, when I think of steroids I think of an image. You have the advantage over someone, which is a form of cheating. I guess it wouldn’t be right unless it was legal for everybody. Reason it’s not legal for everybody is because it can hurt people seriously. – Evander Holyfield

77701. Expiring for love is beautiful but stupid. – Jenny Holzer

77702. Lack of charisma can be fatal. – Jenny Holzer

77703. Sloppy thinking gets worse over time. – Jenny Holzer

77704. The most profound things are inexpressible. – Jenny Holzer

77705. A rich man cannot enjoy a sound mind nor a sound body without exercise and abstinence; and yet these are truly the worst ingredients of poverty. – Henry Home

77706. Violent passions are formed in solitude. In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression. – Henry Home

77707. The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others lives unblest! – Henry Home

77708. Luxury may possibly contribute to give bread to the poor; but if there were no luxury, there would be no poor. – Henry Home

77709. The difficulty is not that great to die for a friend, the hard part is finding a friend worth dying for. – Henry Home

77710. Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend. – Homer

77711. Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other’s good, and melt at other’s woe. – Homer

77712. Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid. – Homer

77713. Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country’s cause. – Homer

77714. Wise to resolve, and patient to perform. – Homer

77715. Two urns on Jove’s high throne have ever stood, the source of evil one, and one of good; from thence the cup of mortal man he fills, blessings to these, to those distributes ills; to most he mingles both. – Homer

77716. Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired. – Homer

77717. True friends appear less moved than counterfeit. – Homer

77718. There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends. – Homer

77719. There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep. – Homer

77720. The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for. – Homer

77721. The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others. – Homer

77722. For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers. – Homer

77723. To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it. – Homer

77724. A decent boldness ever meets with friends. – Homer

77725. A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother. – Homer

77726. And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared. – Homer

77727. Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this. – Homer

77728. Light is the task where many share the toil. – Homer

77729. Even were sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing. – Homer

77730. Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, Utters another. – Homer

77731. Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another. – Homer

77732. How vain, without the merit, is the name. – Homer

77733. Hunger is insolent, and will be fed. – Homer

77734. In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare! – Homer

77735. It is not good to have a rule of many. – Homer

77736. But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions. – Homer

77737. The sun will not rise or set without my notice, and thanks. – Winslow Homer

77738. You will see, in the future I will live by my watercolors. – Winslow Homer

77739. I’m not so much of a joiner. – Joshua Homme

77740. Well, I think what’s most important is the idea of something. – Joshua Homme

77741. Vinyl has gotten to the point where it’s exclusively for the collector, I guess. – Joshua Homme

77742. Ultimately, words are only words, and its only the music that stands by itself. – Joshua Homme

77743. The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age, but the idea is that you will never slack on the music and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock. – Joshua Homme

77744. Sometimes you actually get caught in the web of things where people are talking about… what kind of breakfast cereal you like. – Joshua Homme

77745. I like when people take chances. – Joshua Homme

77746. Sometimes Queens’ music is dark, but somehow it’s ok to deliver it with a smile on your face because thing’s are still going to kick in. – Joshua Homme

77747. So the thing is to put out music for music’s sake. – Joshua Homme

77748. Really the topic of breakfast cereal is generally a very boring one. – Joshua Homme

77749. Not everyone deserves to be a musician, you get lucky enough to be one. – Joshua Homme

77750. Independent minded girls that are naked sounds like a great start to something. – Joshua Homme

77751. You got to risk something to be able to give something, you know? – Joshua Homme

77752. I’m just going to put out three or four releases a year and make it so that if you like the Desert Sessions, then you’ll definitely like everything else. – Joshua Homme

77753. I’m always looking for cool stuff to do because that’s what we’re supposed to do, ya know? – Joshua Homme

77754. I think people listen to whatever they think is good. – Joshua Homme

77755. I think people get fixated on the example of an idea. – Joshua Homme

77756. I think part of what happens is that small labels want to get bigger. And bigger is not better. – Joshua Homme

77757. I think more people need to make out. – Joshua Homme

77758. I think everyone is trying to figure out who they are and their own thing. – Joshua Homme

77759. I like to keep my feet on the sidewalk. – Joshua Homme

77760. I know there are some labels that put out music for art’s sake, but I don’t know which ones. – Joshua Homme

77761. I felt really free, like I could do anything, because no one would know what to expect. – Joshua Homme

77762. I asked my friend Greg Andersson to introduce me to people that can distribute my album. – Joshua Homme

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77763. I think if you play music and you join a scene you’re already too late. – Joshua Homme

77764. The need for raising the awareness of this shameful chapter in U.S. history is more apparent than ever. – Michael M. Honda

77765. The Patriot Act addresses various subjects. Some sections are beneficial and enhance our national security. – Mike Honda

77766. It’s amazing to me that, in the 42 years since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, women today still receive fewer wages than men for the same work. – Mike Honda

77767. My own family and thousands of other Japanese Americans were interned during World War II. It took our nation over 40 years to apologize. – Mike Honda

77768. The Constitution is never tested during times of tranquility; it is during times of tension, turmoil, tragedy, trauma, and terrorism that it is sorely tested. – Mike Honda

77769. Equal pay isn’t just a women’s issue; when women get equal pay, their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits. – Mike Honda

77770. My own mother always taught me that fairness was a family value – I think equal pay is about fairness for everyone. – Mike Honda

77771. There is a Japanese proverb that literally goes ‘Raise the sail with your stronger hand,’ meaning you must go after the opportunities that arise in life that you are best equipped to do. – Soichiro Honda

77772. I could not understand how it could move under its own power. And when it had driven past me, without even thinking why I found myself chasing it down the road, as hard as I could run. – Soichiro Honda

77773. If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don’t particularly like. – Soichiro Honda

77774. Success is 99 percent failure. – Soichiro Honda

77775. Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure. – Soichiro Honda

77776. The value of life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred. – Soichiro Honda

77777. These poor wretches were stolen from their homes, carried to a strange country, and sold to servitude, from which they sought to escape on the first occasion which offered. – Philip Hone

77778. They committed murder, it is true; but their situation may have rendered it inevitable. – Philip Hone

77779. A good lather is half the shave. – William Hone

77780. John Jones may be described as ‘one of the has beens’. – William Hone

77781. Neither an ox nor a donkey is able to stop the progress of socialism. – Erich Honecker

77782. The Wall will be standing in 50 and even in 100 years, if the reasons for it are not removed. – Erich Honecker

77783. The public doesn’t want new music. – Arthur Honegger

77784. There is no doubt that the first requirement for a composer is to be dead. – Arthur Honegger

77785. I can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a reporter. – Russel Honore

77786. You can’t vote that water out of the city of New Orleans. – Russel Honore

77787. America needs to get over it. We can’t control everything. We can’t control the storms. – Russel Honore

77788. I told myself I’d stay in until I reached major, and then go on and do something else. – Russel Honore

77789. The preparations are what they are. We’re here. The storm is coming. We are as best prepared as we can be as the eye of the storm approaches. – Russel Honore

77790. They went into stores to get food to stay alive. Looting isn’t the right word. I call it survival. – Russel Honore

77791. This is a Disaster. This isn’t something somebody can control. We ain’t stuck on stupid. – Russel Honore

77792. Who is affected more when it’s cold? Poor people. Who is affected more when it’s hot? Poor people. Who is affected more when it’s wet? Poor people. Who is most affected when the economy is bad? Poor people. Poor people are the most fragile. – Russel Honore

77793. By-and-large, these are families that are just waiting to get out of here. They are frustrated; I would be, too. I get frustrated at the cash register counter when the paper runs out. – Russel Honore

77794. I knew that if the feat was accomplished it must be at a most fearful sacrifice of as brave and gallant soldiers as ever engaged in battle. – John B. Hood

77795. After this urgent protest against entering into battle at Gettysburg according to instructions – which protest is the first and only one I ever made during my entire military career – I ordered my line to advance and make the assault. – John B. Hood

77796. I can assure you, that the gallant hearts that throb beneath its sacred folds, will only be content, when this glorious banner is planted first and foremost in the coming struggle for out independence. – John B. Hood

77797. Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther. – Thomas Hood

77798. To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind. – Thomas Hood

77799. There is even a happiness – that makes the heart afraid. – Thomas Hood

77800. There are three things which the public will always clamor for, sooner or later: namely, novelty, novelty, novelty. – Thomas Hood

77801. The best of friends fall out, and so his teeth had done some years ago. – Thomas Hood

77802. That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself. – Thomas Hood

77803. A moment’s thinking is an hour in words. – Thomas Hood

77804. A certain portion of the human race has certainly a taste for being diddled. – Thomas Hood

77805. Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! – Thomas Hood

77806. ‘Extremes meet’, as the whiting said with its tail in its mouth. – Thomas Hood

77807. Frost is the greatest artist in our clime – he paints in nature and describes in rime. – Thomas Hood

77808. Lives of great men oft remind us as we o’er their pages turn, That we too may leave behind us – Letters that we ought to burn. – Thomas Hood

77809. I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. – Thomas Hood

77810. Yeah, I still feel as if I have things to do really. I’m not ready to stop. – Peter Hook

77811. Nobody is the same. If we were all the same it would be bloody boring. – Peter Hook

77812. Sarcasm is a Manchester trait. – Peter Hook

77813. That’s it really, at the moment I wouldn’t say I was influenced by any one thing in particular. – Peter Hook

77814. The chemistry involved made everything Factory did quite special. – Peter Hook

77815. The fact is that you don’t want to be away forever, but you want to lead a normal life. – Peter Hook

77816. The scary thing is when I did my set in Texas everyone was excited. The show was great. I was done and the next DJ put something on vinyl and the difference! The quality!! – Peter Hook

77817. We don’t to be some kind of rock supergroup for the sake of being a supergroup. You want to change things and say something fresh and new so you appeal to people as a new group. – Peter Hook

77818. They amaze me most of those remixes. Some of them are crap. But every time I complain, someone comes up and says they are for a different market that you don’t understand. Some of the New Order ones are really great, though. – Peter Hook

77819. Democracy for us tends to be has to do with who shouts the loudest! – Peter Hook

77820. It’s the same misconception I used to have. I meet people and think they’re millionaires and they’re not. – Peter Hook

77821. We need to talk about what we are going to do and see and decide. We’ll have to wait and see. – Peter Hook

77822. When you balance it against New Order, New Order don’t work or tour relentlessly. We definitely work in our own way and sometimes it’s a bit too slow for me, so I like to plan ahead and fill my time up. – Peter Hook

77823. We’ve had a problem finding a vocalist. We have not been lucky yet to find the one. I think the problem is that the three of us have such a pedigree of vocalist, that if we come out with someone that’s not good we’ll obviously be slated! – Peter Hook

77824. There are seven songs finished and on par with any that are on Siren’s. – Peter Hook

77825. America stopped making vinyl and phased out the single but Germany held out and refused. Warner’s never phased out vinyl in Germany. Now America imports it! – Peter Hook

77826. It’s quite ironic I suppose, it’s that thing about being in a group when you all start out as friends and then invariably end up hating each other. So I just thought they needed telling really, in case they were labouring under the apprehension that they were still friends. – Peter Hook

77827. I think that you have to bear in mind that music is about escape, and it’s not unreasonable to think the music business would be based around escapism. – Peter Hook

77828. Actually when we stopped New Order I was busier than ever. The only gaps have been while we’ve been writing. – Peter Hook

77829. And they do tend to be fast and up, because that’s how I like to drive. – Peter Hook

77830. But then I quite enjoy when something goes wrong, because when I watch DJs that take it very seriously, it’s nice when you make a mistake and laugh about it. – Peter Hook

77831. I think people expect mud at festivals, I think you’d be asking for your money back if you didn’t get it. – Peter Hook

77832. I’d rather have ten people who are mad for it than ten thousand who aren’t. – Peter Hook

77833. It was an amazing mistake to lose 10p on every copy because your sleeve is so expensive. – Peter Hook

77834. Tolerance always has limits – it cannot tolerate what is itself actively intolerant. – Sidney Hook

77835. Before impugning an opponent’s motives, even when they legitimately may be impugned, answer his arguments. – Sidney Hook

77836. Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values. – Sidney Hook

77837. Those who say that life is worth living at any cost have already written an epitaph of infamy, for there is no cause and no person that they will not betray to stay alive. – Sidney Hook

77838. Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure. – Sidney Hook

77839. Philosophy, most broadly viewed, is the critical survey of existence from the standpoint of value. – Sidney Hook

77840. Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness. – Sidney Hook

77841. I was guilty of judging capitalism by its operations and socialism by its hopes and aspirations; capitalism by its works and socialism by its literature. – Sidney Hook

77842. To silence criticism is to silence freedom. – Sidney Hook

77843. Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system. – Sidney Hook

77844. Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present. – Sidney Hook

77845. Through a blog, an ordinary citizen such as myself can use the Internet, this thing invented by Albert Gore, to talk from my house to the U.S. capital and to make use of my right to point out to government officials and to the media when they are wrong. – John Jay Hooker

77846. Therefore, until the day I die, I am going to do what I can, regardless of the cost to me, to try to stop this awful corruption that is destroying our beloved democracy. – John Jay Hooker

77847. The time has come for justice at the ballot box, and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls, and justice in the governor’s office. – John Jay Hooker

77848. The rich and the well-born, according to the Federalist Papers, was greatly feared by the founders. – John Jay Hooker

77849. The Constitution was written by 55 educated and highly intelligent men in Philadelphia in 1787, but it was written so that it could be understood by people of limited education and modest intelligence. – John Jay Hooker

77850. It is preposterous that the current members of the United States Senate and all of their predecessors for more than 200 years haven’t been able to read the Constitution and do what it says. – John Jay Hooker

77851. I sincerely believe blogging can save America. – John Jay Hooker

77852. The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint, upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate, and it plainly does not give a minority of senators any right to interfere with that process. – John Jay Hooker

77853. Over the last decade, at considerable cost to me in money and effort, confronted with ridicule and intimidation, I have brought more than a dozen lawsuits challenging the corruption in the election process in Tennessee. – John Jay Hooker

77854. Now I have known Sen. Bill Frist, the Majority Leader of the United States Senate, since he was born. – John Jay Hooker

77855. It is plain that, when it comes to inferior officers, Congress itself can pass a law sending these nominees to the President with him having the authority to put them on the bench without the advice and consent of the Senate. – John Jay Hooker

77856. If you are a friend of the Constitution as I am, I hope you will consider engaging me in the topics of my posts whether you agree or disagree with my position on a particular subject. – John Jay Hooker

77857. On the political side, I was the Democratic nominee for the Governor of Tennessee in 1970 and 1998. – John Jay Hooker

77858. I have known Harold Ford Jr. since before he was born, in that his father was my driver in the 1966 governor’s race, and has remained a friend of mine all these years. – John Jay Hooker

77859. A short exposure to the convention convinced me that the Internet may save the Democracy in that it is a way for the people, for the citizens, to have some direct influence on the government. – John Jay Hooker

77860. Attending that Convention and talking with those people and many others convinced me that I should become a blogger in my efforts to reform the government and uphold the integrity of the Constitution and the laws made in furtherance thereof. – John Jay Hooker

77861. I am a great admirer of Sen. Frist, who is a nationally known heart surgeon and well known in Nashville as a great family man who has dedicated his life to helping others and, in that regard, he has followed in his father’s footsteps. – John Jay Hooker

77862. I believe the two biggest mistakes made by the Founders were giving Federal judges life-time appointments and permitting them to be confirmed without the agreement of two-thirds of the members of the United States Senate. – John Jay Hooker

77863. But there will be no justice, there will be no government of the people, by the people, and for the people, as long as the government and its officials permit bribery in any form. – John Jay Hooker

77864. I’ve got enough money to live me two lifetimes so I don’t have to do nothing I don’t want to. – John Lee Hooker

77865. I went on to Cincinnati. I had got a taste of the big cities and them bright lights. I stayed there until I was about 18 or 19 and then I went on to Detroit. – John Lee Hooker

77866. I remember back in Detroit, I used to go to the Apex Bar every night after I got off work. The bartender there used to call me Boom Boom. I don’t know why, but he did. – John Lee Hooker

77867. I like dropping into a small club and playing with some people, trying to help them get a start. – John Lee Hooker

77868. Oh, I still like to play and I still play when I want to. – John Lee Hooker

77869. I just get an idea and then all of a sudden I’ve got a song. – John Lee Hooker

77870. I hitchhiked, took trucks ‘n’ trains – anything that would pick me up. I stopped in Memphis for about six months and they found me and come got me. Stayed about a month an’ split again. – John Lee Hooker

77871. I don’t think about time. You’re here when you’re here. I think about today, staying in tune. – John Lee Hooker

77872. I have heartaches, I have blues. No matter what you got, the blues is there. ‘Cause that’s all I know – the blues. And I can sing the blues so deep until you can have this room full of money and I can give you the blues. – John Lee Hooker

77873. I want to play music when I want, write a song if I want or watch a baseball game if I want. – John Lee Hooker

77874. I don’t play a lot of fancy guitar. I don’t want to play it. The kind of guitar I want to play is mean, mean licks. – John Lee Hooker

77875. I don’t do nothing I don’t want to do. – John Lee Hooker

77876. I am a happy man. I’ve had a good life. – John Lee Hooker

77877. I do benefits. I do them all the time. There’s so many people out there that needs help that I can’t say I won’t help them. – John Lee Hooker

77878. My style is all to myself. – John Lee Hooker

77879. You can go to Europe, and there’s no turnin’ back – any parts of Europe. Wherever you are, there is no stop and go for the blues. The blues go but it don’t stop. – John Lee Hooker

77880. In my career, people in the record business have been rockin’ in the same ol’ boat. They all crooks – I’ll say it clear and loud – especially the big ones. – John Lee Hooker

77881. I like the small clubs. – John Lee Hooker

77882. If they played more blues, people would just get it – they try to hold it back but just about can’t hold it back now because the blues is really going. – John Lee Hooker

77883. Groups are corporations now. They have pension plans. Musicians have saw the daylight. – John Lee Hooker

77884. All my life I been doin’ what people tell me to do. Now, I’m telling them. – John Lee Hooker

77885. They wasn’t gonna give you nothin’. I didn’t care as long as they let me play my music. Cash on the spot… You cheat me and I’m gonna get me some money, too. – John Lee Hooker

77886. The way Will Moore taught me, and the way I play it, the blues is just something different. – John Lee Hooker

77887. Like you and your woman ain’t gettin’ along and you’re in love. You can’t sleep at nights. Your mind is on her – on whatever. You know, that’s the blues. You can’t hug that money at night. You can’t kiss it. – John Lee Hooker

77888. The one thing the blues don’t get is the backing and pushing of TV and radio like a lot of this garbage you hears. They choke stuff down people’s throat so they got no choice but to listen to it. – John Lee Hooker

77889. It don’t take me no three days to record no album. – John Lee Hooker

77890. The blues tells a story. Every line of the blues has a meaning. – John Lee Hooker

77891. Since you knew they was goin’ to cheat you anyway, I recorded under any name with all of ’em. – John Lee Hooker

77892. But I don’t want to do no big tours or go out on the road. – John Lee Hooker

77893. To live by one man’s will becomes the cause of all misery. – Richard Hooker

77894. Whatsoever is good; the same is also approved of God. – Richard Hooker

77895. Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better. – Richard Hooker

77896. From here it sounds great to say we’ll all get together soon, but all I know is this: you can call me fifty days or fifty years from now and I’ll be glad to see you. – Richard Hooker

77897. He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers. – Richard Hooker

77898. Nay, men are so far from musing of their sins, that they disdain this practise, and scoff at it: what say they, if all were of your mind; what should become of us? Shall we be always poring on our corruptions? – Thomas Hooker

77899. Look whether it be indifferently, as well for sins secret as open, what you find to be your best cordials to comfort you, whether God’s Word, or natural means. – Thomas Hooker

77900. I confess it is beyond our power to awaken the heart, but ordinarily this way does good. – Thomas Hooker

77901. So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them. – Thomas Hooker

77902. The political core of any movement for freedom in the society has to have the political imperative to protect free speech. – bell hooks

77903. For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed? – Bell Hooks

77904. Yesterday I was thinking about the whole idea of genius and creative people, and the notion that if you create some magical art, somehow that exempts you from having to pay attention to the small things. – Bell Hooks

77905. Why is it that many contemporary male thinkers, especially men of color, repudiate the imperialist legacy of Columbus but affirm dimensions of that legacy by their refusal to repudiate patriarchy? – bell hooks

77906. When we drop fear, we can draw nearer to people, we can draw nearer to the earth, we can draw nearer to all the heavenly creatures that surround us. – Bell Hooks

77907. What had begun as a movement to free all black people from racist oppression became a movement with its primary goal the establishment of black male patriarchy. – bell hooks

77908. We judge on the basis of what somebody looks like, skin color, whether we think they’re beautiful or not. That space on the Internet allows you to converse with somebody with none of those things involved. – Bell Hooks

77909. I have been thinking about the notion of perfect love as being without fear, and what that means for us in a world that’s becoming increasingly xenophobic, tortured by fundamentalism and nationalism. – Bell Hooks

77910. I feel like there is always something trying to pull us back into sleep, that there is this sort of seductive quality in all the hedonistic pleasures that pull on us. – Bell Hooks

77911. I began writing a book on love because I felt that the United States is moving away from love. – Bell Hooks

77912. Some people act as though art that is for a mass audience is not good art, and I think this has been a very negative thing. I know that I have wanted very much to write books that are accessible to the widest audience possible. – Bell Hooks

77913. I thought about how we need to make children feel that there are times in their lives when they need to be alone and quiet and to be able to accept their aloneness. – Bell Hooks

77914. I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else’s whim or to someone else’s ignorance. – Bell Hooks

77915. I’m so disturbed when my women students behave as though they can only read women, or black students behave as though they can only read blacks, or white students behave as though they can only identify with a white writer. – Bell Hooks

77916. I’m such a girl for the living room. I really like to stay in my nest and not move. I travel in my mind, and that that’s a rigorous state of journeying for me. My body isn’t that interested in moving from place to place. – Bell Hooks

77917. It’s in the act of having to do things that you don’t want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego. – Bell Hooks

77918. Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books. – bell hooks

77919. Many spiritual teachers – in Buddhism, in Islam – have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment. – Bell Hooks

77920. No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women… When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women. – bell hooks

77921. Death is with you all the time; you get deeper in it as you move towards it, but it’s not unfamiliar to you. It’s always been there, so what becomes unfamiliar to you when you pass away from the moment is really life. – Bell Hooks

77922. Ministers regularly meet soldiers that have returned from operational tours to hear about their experiences, including those who have recovered from their injuries. – Geoff Hoon

77923. I made a living out of being a class clown. – Shannon Hoon

77924. You use everything. You use tragedy you use everything. – Shannon Hoon

77925. We all enjoy the band and what we’re doing, but we know this isn’t gonna last forever. – Shannon Hoon

77926. There’s no leader of this band, and there never will be. That’s the key. You can’t control how the public perceives you-people see rock’n’roll bands as the guitar player and the singer. – Shannon Hoon

77927. Life isn’t a tiptoe through the tulips. – Shannon Hoon

77928. Keep on dreaming boy, cause when you stop dreamin’ it’s time to die. – Shannon Hoon

77929. I want to do more. I’m never satisfied with what I’ve done. – Shannon Hoon

77930. I really enjoy the therapeutic value of writing songs. – Shannon Hoon

77931. I feel more confident about what we’re doing as a band and what we’re trying to do as a band and the way we’re looking at it as a band. – Shannon Hoon

77932. I know that sounds selfish, but you have to look at what it’s doing to you personally – are you frustrated because of the way people perceive you, or are you happy enough about the things you’ve realized about yourself that you can tolerate the way people perceive you? – Shannon Hoon

77933. I hate the word ‘hippy’. I hate a lot of people, and hippies don’t do that! – Shannon Hoon

77934. I think we really almost burnt ourselves out on one record. – Shannon Hoon

77935. You need an R rating because without one, you can’t advertise and the film won’t get shown. – Tobe Hooper

77936. Law students have taken over Hollywood. To them it’s all about making money. They know people want to see what they’ve seen before. Also, remakes are places to showcase the new stars of tomorrow. – Tobe Hooper

77937. If one sees the American Nightmare first and Chainsaw after that, you’ll see it in a different kind of light. – Tobe Hooper

77938. The influences in my life were all kind of politically, socially implanted. And then there was Watergate. – Tobe Hooper

77939. I love music and I enjoy creating sounds. I got into making music when I was a child, starting with the spoons and the koto before moving onto the piano. – Tobe Hooper

77940. I wanted to make a human monster. His name is Coffin Baby. The idea is based on a group of people from Pasadena whose names I can’t mention. His mother died and during the funeral, this baby came out of her in the coffin. – Tobe Hooper

77941. I had worked so hard for so long that I developed a speech impediment. It happens when I get tired. – Tobe Hooper

77942. No matter where you’re going it’s the wrong place. – Tobe Hooper

77943. The original Return of the Living Dead, I was attached to direct it, and I wrote the story. Production was delayed. In the meantime I went to London to do Lifeforce. – Tobe Hooper

77944. Thousands of people come to LA every year, and some of them just disappear. Somebody gets them. In the States around 100,000 people vanish each year. I don’t know what that means. Maybe there’s something that just pulls ’em out. – Tobe Hooper

77945. I don’t believe in using too much graphic violence, although I’ve done it. It’s better to be suggestive and to allow the viewer to fill in the blanks in their minds. – Tobe Hooper

77946. I don’t know when the Return of the Living Dead are happening. That’s been on the Internet for years. – Tobe Hooper

77947. I think the Chainsaw remake is very good and captures the spirit of the original film. It’s true to the tone of the original, to the point that it’s almost a companion piece. – Tobe Hooper

77948. When I was growing up my mother would say, ‘Your dad may have to learn about being a father because he lost his own and that would have affected him’. – Tom Hooper

77949. What I learned about stammering was that, when as a young child you lose the confidence of anyone who wants to listen to you, you lose confidence in your voice and the right to speech. And a lot of the therapy was saying, ‘You have a right to be heard.’ – Tom Hooper

77950. In ‘The King’s Speech,’ patriotism is utterly contained within a historical moment, the third of September, 1939, where the aggressor is clear, the fight is clear, it hasn’t become complicated over time. – Tom Hooper

77951. Well, I’m half Australian, half English and I live in London. That is the only reason I came upon this story. My Australian mother, Meredith Hooper, was invited in late 2007 by some Australian friends to make up a token Australian audience in a tiny fringe theater play reading of an unproduced, unrehearsed play called ‘The King’s Speech.’ – Tom Hooper

77952. The thing that fascinates me is that the way I came to film and television is extinct. Then there were gatekeepers, it was prohibitively expensive to make a film, to be a director you had to be an entrepreneur to raise money. – Tom Hooper

77953. The hardest part of directing is the choosing. Unlike an actor who can do a variety of work, it is a year of your life, you can’t afford to get it wrong. – Tom Hooper

77954. My dad said, ‘The thing that I was told that was really helpful was that I mustn’t be afraid of the things I was afraid of when I was five years old’. The shock of his childhood had put him in this defensive crouch against the world, and he needed to know that he had a nice wife and kids and it wasn’t the same any more. – Tom Hooper

77955. I think we all have blocks between us and the best version of ourselves, whether it’s shyness, insecurity, anxiety, whether it’s a physical block, and the story of a person overcoming that block to their best self. It’s truly inspiring because I think all of us are engaged in that every day. – Tom Hooper

77956. I think I would say ‘The King’s Speech’ is surprisingly funny, in fact the audiences in London, Toronto, LA, New York commented there’s more laughter in this film than in most comedies, while it is also a moving tear-jerker with an uplifting ending. – Tom Hooper

77957. I feel connected to the Second World War because my father lost his father in that war. So, through my dad and the effect it had on him of losing his father young, I always felt connected to the war. It goes back years, but it still feels to me as if we’re completely living in it. – Tom Hooper

77958. After my grandfather’s plane took enemy fire, he was denied permission to land at the first available airstrip. In that classic British bureaucratic way, they said he had to go back to your own airbase in the Midlands. They crashed between the coast and the airfield. – Tom Hooper

77959. With the coming of radio as a mass medium, suddenly the world changed. It became about, ‘can this leader project emotional connection through the way he speaks on the radio?’ And the anxiety about whether he could do that, we’ve inherited. – Tom Hooper

77960. I decided to be a filmmaker when I was 12. I had utter clarity that this would be my life. – Tom Hooper

77961. I am proud to find, from two astronomical observations, that Chapel Hill lies right in the orbit of Jupiter and his satellites, and that the period of his revolution is about twelve years. – William Hooper

77962. It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business. – Herbert Hoover

77963. No public man can be just a little crooked. – Herbert Hoover

77964. This is not a showman’s job. I will not step out of character. – Herbert Hoover

77965. There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing. – Herbert Hoover

77966. The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul. – Herbert Hoover

77967. The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office. – Herbert Hoover

77968. The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage. – Herbert Hoover

77969. The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night. – Herbert Hoover

77970. Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury. – Herbert Hoover

77971. Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men. – Herbert Hoover

77972. In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land. – Herbert Hoover

77973. Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. – Herbert Hoover

77974. Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. – Herbert Hoover

77975. No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him. – Herbert Hoover

77976. New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure. – Herbert Hoover

77977. Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe. – Herbert Hoover

77978. Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs. – Herbert Hoover

77979. It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow… that are the aftermath of war. – Herbert Hoover

77980. Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next. – Herbert Hoover

77981. It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own. – Herbert Hoover

77982. If the law is upheld only by government officials, then all law is at an end. – Herbert Hoover

77983. I’m the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him. – Herbert Hoover

77984. Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself. – Herbert Hoover

77985. A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus. – Herbert Hoover

77986. Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. – Herbert Hoover

77987. Words without actions are the assassins of idealism. – Herbert Hoover

77988. With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system. – Herbert Hoover

77989. When we are sick, we want an uncommon doctor; when we have a construction job to do, we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war, we want an uncommon general. It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man. – Herbert Hoover

77990. Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next. – Herbert Hoover

77991. When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned. – Herbert Hoover

77992. About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends. – Herbert Hoover

77993. All men are equal before fish. – Herbert Hoover

77994. America – a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose. – Herbert Hoover

77995. Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt. – Herbert Hoover

77996. Children are our most valuable natural resource. – Herbert Hoover

77997. Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress. – Herbert Hoover

77998. Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body – the producers and consumers themselves. – Herbert Hoover

77999. Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers. – Herbert Hoover

78000. We have not yet reached the goal but… we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation. – Herbert Hoover

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