sharpquotes.com logo

Quotes

180000 famous quotes part 79 – 78001 to 79000

This is part 79 of collection of 180000 famous quotes. You can find list of all 180 parts here.

180000 famous quotes part 79 – 78001 to 79000

78001. Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar. – J. Edgar Hoover

78002. Banks are an almost irresistible attraction for that element of our society which seeks unearned money. – J. Edgar Hoover

78003. I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce. – J. Edgar Hoover

78004. Just the minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo. – J. Edgar Hoover

78005. Justice is incidental to law and order. – J. Edgar Hoover

78006. No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family. – J. Edgar Hoover

78007. The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair. – J. Edgar Hoover

78008. We are a fact-gathering organization only. We don’t clear anybody. We don’t condemn anybody. – J. Edgar Hoover

78009. I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have. – Lou Henry Hoover

78010. The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin, and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity. – Lou Henry Hoover

78011. I majored in geology in college but have majored in Herbert Hoover ever since. – Lou Henry Hoover

78012. The independent girl is a person before whose wrath only the most rash dare stand, and, they, it must be confessed, with much fear and trembling. – Lou Henry Hoover

78013. You oughtn’t to yield to temptation. Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd. – Anthony Hope

78014. His foe was folly and his weapon wit. – Anthony Hope

78015. I may not understand, but I am willing to admire. – Anthony Hope

78016. I wish you would read a little poetry sometimes. Your ignorance cramps my conversation. – Anthony Hope

78017. Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn’t it? – Anthony Hope

78018. Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible. – Anthony Hope

78019. Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible. – Anthony Hope

78020. Good families are generally worse than any others. – Anthony Hope

78021. You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. – Bob Hope

78022. You never get tired unless you stop and take time for it. – Bob Hope

78023. When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano. – Bob Hope

78024. You’ve got to be rich to have a swing like that. – Bob Hope

78025. When they asked Jack Benny to do something for the Actor’s Orphanage – he shot both his parents and moved in. – Bob Hope

78026. When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things – not the great occasions – that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness. – Bob Hope

78027. The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast. – Bob Hope

78028. The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he’s really pissed off. – Bob Hope

78029. The only thing chicken about Israel is their soup. – Bob Hope

78030. I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance – waiting for the bathroom. – Bob Hope

78031. They’ll always be an England, even if it’s in Hollywood. – Bob Hope

78032. People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy. – Bob Hope

78033. Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle. – Bob Hope

78034. Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued. – Bob Hope

78035. If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf. – Bob Hope

78036. If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. – Bob Hope

78037. If I have to lay an egg for my country, I’ll do it. – Bob Hope

78038. She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn’t help wondering from what direction. – Bob Hope

78039. Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong. – Bob Hope

78040. I’ve always been in the right place and time. Of course, I steered myself there. – Bob Hope

78041. I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap. – Bob Hope

78042. I do benefits for all religions – I’d hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality. – Bob Hope

78043. A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn? – Bob Hope

78044. A James Cagney love scene is one where he lets the other guy live. – Bob Hope

78045. A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it. – Bob Hope

78046. I have a wonderful make-up crew. They’re the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty. – Bob Hope

78047. I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful. – Bob Hope

78048. I have too much money invested in sweaters. – Bob Hope

78049. I like to play in the low 70’s. If it gets any hotter than that I’ll stay in the bar! – Bob Hope

78050. I love to go to Washington – if only to be near my money. – Bob Hope

78051. One feels the excitement of hearing an untold story. – John Hope

78052. If money, education, and honesty will not bring to me as much privilege, as much equality as they bring to any American citizen, then they are to me a curse, and not a blessing. – John Hope

78053. I grew up thinking that you were supposed to read and write all your waking hours. – John Hope

78054. Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement. – John Hope

78055. We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths… and tell the world the glories of our journey. – John Hope

78056. We have sat on the river bank and caught catfish with pin hooks. The time has come to harpoon a whale. – John Hope

78057. Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then. – Anthony Hopkins

78058. I’m the slowest driver in the world. – Anthony Hopkins

78059. I worked with Steven Spielberg on Amistad… he seemed so very secure in himself that he let me do things. – Anthony Hopkins

78060. I worked with Lawrence Olivier some years ago. He was a great mentor. – Anthony Hopkins

78061. I would like to go back to Wales. I’m obsessed with my childhood and at least three times a week dream I am back there. – Anthony Hopkins

78062. I’m always cast in these strange men… that’s not me, really. – Anthony Hopkins

78063. I’m most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage direction at the top of the page… sunrise over the desert and masses of… a whole essay before you get to the dialogue. – Anthony Hopkins

78064. I’ve got a great sense of humor. – Anthony Hopkins

78065. I’ve got no need to prove to myself that I can do Shakespeare. I’ve done it. – Anthony Hopkins

78066. It was a challenge, to work with Oliver Stone. – Anthony Hopkins

78067. My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker. – Anthony Hopkins

78068. We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s a death trap. – Anthony Hopkins

78069. Well, everyone likes movies when they’re a little kid. – Anthony Hopkins

78070. I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart – they were wonderful actors. They didn’t act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful. – Anthony Hopkins

78071. Richard Burton came from the same town as me, so I thought I’d follow my nose, and follow my luck. I think I’ve been very lucky. – Anthony Hopkins

78072. I have a punishing workout regimen. Every day I do 3 minutes on a treadmill, then I lie down, drink a glass of vodka and smoke a cigarette. – Anthony Hopkins

78073. Oh yes. I’m an actor, so I just learn my lines, and show up and do it. I gave it a little bit of thought. – Anthony Hopkins

78074. Actors I admire? Ed Harris, or course, I think he’s terrific; because I know he always had to fight being what he looked like a lot, but I think he’s a terrific actor. – Anthony Hopkins

78075. Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting, my agent comes up with a script. – Anthony Hopkins

78076. I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen. – Anthony Hopkins

78077. I came here in 1974 to do a play, and then I went to L.A. I really like living in America. I feel more at home here than anywhere else. – Anthony Hopkins

78078. And I love a scary movie. It makes your toes curl and it’s not you going through it. – Anthony Hopkins

78079. I don’t know what acting is, but I enjoy it. – Anthony Hopkins

78080. I never make conscious decisions. – Anthony Hopkins

78081. I have dual citizenship, it just so happens I live in America. – Anthony Hopkins

78082. I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense… I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash. – Anthony Hopkins

78083. I know that the arts are important. I’m not denying that, but I can’t associate myself with all the claptrap that goes on around it. – Anthony Hopkins

78084. I like the good life too much, I’m not good at going on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons. – Anthony Hopkins

78085. I love life because what more is there. – Anthony Hopkins

78086. I love roller coasters. I don’t get a chance often, but I’ve gone to Magic Mountain and gone on the rides. I love roller coasters. – Anthony Hopkins

78087. I don’t have people following me around, like bodyguards. I don’t know how people live like that. Maybe the young movie stars have to live like that, I don’t know. But it seems a little crazy to me. I don’t think you need all that stuff. – Anthony Hopkins

78088. This industry has been really good to me. It’s been a great life. I’m not through yet. I’m ready when you are, Mr. DeMille. – Anthony Hopkins

78089. The time has come when advertising in some hands has reached the status of a science. – Claude C. Hopkins

78090. The right name is an advertisement in itself. – Claude C. Hopkins

78091. People don’t buy from clowns. – Claude C. Hopkins

78092. The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78093. The poetical language of an age should be the current language heightened. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78094. Religion, you know, enters very deep; in reality it is the deepest impression I have in speaking to people, that they are or that they are not of my religion. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78095. Nothing is so beautiful as spring – when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78096. It is a happy thing that there is no royal road to poetry. The world should know by this time that one cannot reach Parnassus except by flying thither. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78097. I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman’s mind to be more like my own than any other man’s living. As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78098. Do you know, a horrible thing has happened to me. I have begun to doubt Tennyson. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78099. By the by, if the English race had done nothing else, yet if they left the world the notion of a gentleman, they would have done a great service to mankind. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78100. Beauty is a relation, and the apprehension of it a comparison. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78101. What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet, Long live the weeds and the wildness yet. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

78102. We shall tax and tax, and spend and spend, and elect and elect. – Harry Hopkins

78103. They are damn good projects – excellent projects. That goes for all the projects up there. You know some people make fun of people who speak a foreign language, and dumb people criticize something they do not understand, and that is what is going on up there – God damn it! – Harry Hopkins

78104. No revolution that has ever taken place in society can be compared to that which has been produced by the words of Jesus Christ. – Mark Hopkins

78105. The essential elements of giving are power and love – activity and affection – and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other. – Mark Hopkins

78106. Our prayer and God’s mercy are like two buckets in a well; while the one ascends the other descends. – Mark Hopkins

78107. Christianity is the greatest civilizing, moulding, uplifting power on this globe. – Mark Hopkins

78108. Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible. – Mark Hopkins

78109. That’s wonderful. And what did you do with the money? – Miriam Hopkins

78110. You know, my dear, I insured my voice for fifty thousand dollars. – Miriam Hopkins

78111. Willingness to be damned for the glory of God. – Samuel Hopkins

78112. Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven. – Samuel Hopkins

78113. However, I am willing to hear what you can produce from Scripture in favor of any kind of slavery. – Samuel Hopkins

78114. If it be not a sin, an open, flagrant violation of all the rules of justice and humanity, to hold these slaves in bondage, it is indeed folly to put ourselves to any trouble and expense in order to free them. – Samuel Hopkins

78115. In a word, if any kind of slavery can be vindicated by the Holy Scriptures, we are already sure our making and holding the Negroes our slaves, as we do, cannot be vindicated by any thing we can find there, but is condemned by the whole of divine revelation. – Samuel Hopkins

78116. These Scriptures, therefore, are infinitely far from justifying the slavery under consideration; for it cannot be made to appear that one in a thousand of these slaves has done any thing to forfeit his own liberty. – Samuel Hopkins

78117. God saw fit, for wise reasons to allow the people of Israel thus to make and possess slaves; but is this any license to us to enslave any of our fellow-men, to kill any of our fellow-men whom we please and are able to destroy, and take possession of their estates? – Samuel Hopkins

78118. We use a lot of source music on some shows and none on others. – Stephen Hopkins

78119. When I was thinking of casting this, I thought, What roles would Sellers be playing now? – Stephen Hopkins

78120. Because of all the concurrent stories going in 24 and its fast pace, it can be complicated in terms of the story, so I thought sound could help with the storytelling. – Stephen Hopkins

78121. Dark impulses certainly exist in me and, I think, in most people. – Stephen Hopkins

78122. Each environment has its own signature. Sound tells a story: You make choices about what you’re hearing, where to look, how you want to feel about what’s going on. – Stephen Hopkins

78123. Everyone was going to play their part honestly, and not try and pretend to be good or bad guys. – Stephen Hopkins

78124. I directed 24’s pilot. I felt we should follow the characters around as if we were a documentary crew, using available light, hand-held cameras, split screens, sound that isn’t always what it should be, to suit the reality of the premise. – Stephen Hopkins

78125. There’s no attempt to manipulate the audience. We made our choice at the start. – Stephen Hopkins

78126. We shoot double episodes in 15 days in Los Angeles. – Stephen Hopkins

78127. 24 isn’t like other shows, where you set the look once and you’re done. The show started at midnight, then moved to a pre-dawn look, and now we’re at dawn and we’re warming up the day. – Stephen Hopkins

78128. To be able to rely completely on the actors was a very simple process for me. – Stephen Hopkins

78129. I had a birthday one night on a farm we were shooting on. I walked into the tent, and there were 150 people waiting for me, all wearing masks of my face. – Stephen Hopkins

78130. There were no previews; we made the film we wanted to make. – Stephen Hopkins

78131. Knowing that Gene and Morgan were playing those roles made it much easier to put the script together-we knew who we were writing it for. It took some mystery away. – Stephen Hopkins

78132. It’s rare that scenes last more than 2 or 3 minutes, so sound helps segue from one scene to another. – Stephen Hopkins

78133. If people aren’t in sync, things won’t work out well. – Stephen Hopkins

78134. I’ve always been a bit of a sound freak in the movies I’ve done. – Stephen Hopkins

78135. I had no special effects, no monsters running around, nothing blew up; those things are all things I’ve done so many times that they lose their allure after a while. – Stephen Hopkins

78136. I wanted to make a film that was sophisticated and emotional, but for a wider audience. – Stephen Hopkins

78137. I have an adult emotional life and an editing system inside me which prevents me from being preposterously stupid. – Stephen Hopkins

78138. It’s been exciting to be able to go forward with stuff without 10,000 people saying, It should be like this. – Stephen Hopkins

78139. Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority. – Tom Hopkins

78140. You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset. – Tom Hopkins

78141. We have already done so much that people call dynamics. Look at the bumblebee being unaware of scientific truths, goes ahead and flies anyway. If it is possible, we will do it here. – Tom Hopkins

78142. Today, you have 100% of your life left. – Tom Hopkins

78143. Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you. – Tom Hopkins

78144. I never take advice from anyone more messed up than I am. – Tom Hopkins

78145. An expert is someone who knows a lot about the past. – Tom Hopkins

78146. I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying. – Tom Hopkins

78147. Do what you fear most and you control fear. – Tom Hopkins

78148. You begin by always expecting good things to happen. – Tom Hopkins

78149. I never see failure as failure, but only as the game I must play and win. – Tom Hopkins

78150. Who knows? Maybe my life belongs to God. Maybe it belongs to me. But I do know one thing: I’m damned if it belongs to the government. – Arthur Hoppe

78151. We all worry about the population explosion, but we don’t worry about it at the right time. – Arthur Hoppe

78152. If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex? – Arthur Hoppe

78153. ‘Easy Rider’ was never a motorcycle movie to me. A lot of it was about politically what was going on in the country. – Dennis Hopper

78154. Independent films in this country are in the same position. Miramax and Fine Line are not independent – they’re with Disney! Come on. Or they’re with Warner Brothers. They’re all with somebody. – Dennis Hopper

78155. To make a documentary is one thing, to make a feature film is quite another. – Dennis Hopper

78156. Work is fun to me. All those years of being an actor and a director and not being able to get a job – two weeks is too long to not know what my next job will be. – Dennis Hopper

78157. What I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house. – Edward Hopper

78158. No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination. – Edward Hopper

78159. Painting will have to deal more fully and less obliquely with life and nature’s phenomena before it can again become great. – Edward Hopper

78160. The only real influence I’ve ever had was myself. – Edward Hopper

78161. The question of the value of nationality in art is perhaps unsolvable. – Edward Hopper

78162. The trend in some of the contemporary movements in art, but by no means all, seems to deny this ideal and to me appears to lead to a purely decorative conception of painting. – Edward Hopper

78163. There is a sort of elation about sunlight on the upper part of a house. – Edward Hopper

78164. There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions. – Edward Hopper

78165. Well, I’ve always been interested in approaching a big city in a train, and I can’t exactly describe the sensations, but they’re entirely human and perhaps have nothing to do with aesthetics. – Edward Hopper

78166. Maybe I am not very human – what I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house. – Edward Hopper

78167. I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision, and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds. – Edward Hopper

78168. I find linseed oil and white lead the most satisfactory mediums. – Edward Hopper

78169. I have tried to present my sensations in what is the most congenial and impressive form possible to me. – Edward Hopper

78170. Well, I have a very simple method of painting. – Edward Hopper

78171. I use a retouching varnish which is made in France, Libert, and that’s all the varnish I use. – Edward Hopper

78172. I think that zinc white has a property of scaling and cracking. – Edward Hopper

78173. After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface. – Edward Hopper

78174. Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world. – Edward Hopper

78175. My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impression of nature. – Edward Hopper

78176. I trust Winsor and Newton and I paint directly upon it. – Edward Hopper

78177. More of me comes out when I improvise. – Edward Hopper

78178. If I had the energy, I would have done it all over the county. – Edward Hopper

78179. If the picture needs varnishing later, I allow a restorer to do that, if there’s any restoring necessary. – Edward Hopper

78180. If the technical innovations of the Impressionists led merely to a more accurate representation of nature, it was perhaps of not much value in enlarging their powers of expression. – Edward Hopper

78181. If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint. – Edward Hopper

78182. In general it can be said that a nation’s art is greatest when it most reflects the character of its people. – Edward Hopper

78183. In its most limited sense, modern, art would seem to concern itself only with the technical innovations of the period. – Edward Hopper

78184. It’s to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that’s my method. – Edward Hopper

78185. I believe that the great painters with their intellect as master have attempted to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions. – Edward Hopper

78186. A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for. – Grace Hopper

78187. I handed my passport to the immigration officer, and he looked at it and looked at me and said, “What are you?” – Grace Hopper

78188. If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission. – Grace Hopper

78189. It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission. – Grace Hopper

78190. I can wear a hat or take it off, but either way it’s a conversation piece. – Hedda Hopper

78191. Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our town deals out to those who fall from favor are the empty mailbox and the silent telephone. – Hedda Hopper

78192. Dancing came easy to me. – Hedda Hopper

78193. She looks like she combs her hair with an egg beater. – Hedda Hopper

78194. Nobody’s interested in sweetness and light. – Hedda Hopper

78195. At one time I thought he wanted to be an actor. He had certain qualifications, including no money and a total lack of responsibility. – Hedda Hopper

78196. And in singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up for in volume. – Hedda Hopper

78197. I’m no mathematician, so I’m stuck with the graphic representations. – Hugh Hopper

78198. Generally, I’ve got to say that all sounds, musics, noises since conception are bound to have influenced me. – Hugh Hopper

78199. Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors. – Hugh Hopper

78200. Of course, there are many, many musicians whose music gives me pleasure, but until I make contact with them, musically or personally, I never assume that anything wonderful will happen. – Hugh Hopper

78201. Always think that in any area of the arts, you get maybe ten percent of people who are creative, original… and the rest are generally following on, copying. – Hugh Hopper

78202. I lived in small town out in the desert and my friend used to steal his mom’s car in the middle of the night. He’d drive over to my house, I’d sneak out and we’d go out to the desert and just burn things down. – Mark Hoppus

78203. The naked thing was short-lived. It was only around for about six months because we thought it was shocking. Once people expected us to do it we kind of never did it again. – Mark Hoppus

78204. I dated the same girl all through high school. – Mark Hoppus

78205. I did mostly good things, except light things on fire. – Mark Hoppus

78206. I don’t think of them as teenage songs. The things that happen to you in high school are the same things that happen your entire life. You can fall in love at 60; you can get rejected at 80. – Mark Hoppus

78207. It totally ruins my voice. I quit smoking, drinking, and doing ecstasy. – Mark Hoppus

78208. My parents were pretty lenient with me. But, they gave me morality while I was growing up. They taught me the difference between right and wrong. – Mark Hoppus

78209. Parents don’t understand kids and kids don’t understand parents. My parents were divorced when I was really young and I went to live with my dad. – Mark Hoppus

78210. Thank God I never got in a fight. All of the jock dudes hated me, but all of their girlfriends thought I was nice so they wouldn’t touch me. It was infuriating to them. – Mark Hoppus

78211. The thing you realize as you get older is that parents don’t know what the Hell they’re doing and neither will you when you get to be a parent. – Mark Hoppus

78212. We just kind of did our own thing and got made fun of by the popular kids. It was kind of like a badge of honor to be an outcast. – Mark Hoppus

78213. Everything in high school seems like the most important thing that’s ever happened in your life. It’s not. You’ll get out of high school and you never see those people again. All the people who torment and press you won’t make a difference in your life in the long haul. – Mark Hoppus

78214. All the really pretty girls get pregnant. – Mark Hoppus

78215. Screw them. Yeah. But not literally. I’m not advocating promiscuity. – Mark Hoppus

78216. We’re really good friends and we hang out. It’s like I get to hang out with my friends and get paid for it. – Mark Hoppus

78217. He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world. – Horace

78218. He has the deed half done who has made a beginning. – Horace

78219. He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass. – Horace

78220. He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long. – Horace

78221. He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses. – Horace

78222. Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. – Horace

78223. I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me. – Horace

78224. Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing. – Horace

78225. I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well. – Horace

78226. I strive to be brief but I become obscure. – Horace

78227. I teach that all men are mad. – Horace

78228. If a man’s fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him. – Horace

78229. If matters go badly now, they will not always be so. – Horace

78230. If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself. – Horace

78231. He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin. – Horace

78232. Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance. – Horace

78233. It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one’s country. – Horace

78234. Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much. – Horace

78235. Fidelity is the sister of justice. – Horace

78236. Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death. – Horace

78237. Every old poem is sacred. – Horace

78238. Don’t think, just do. – Horace

78239. Clogged with yesterday’s excess, the body drags the mind down with it. – Horace

78240. Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing. – Horace

78241. Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth. – Horace

78242. Begin, be bold and venture to be wise. – Horace

78243. Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them. – Horace

78244. Anger is a short madness. – Horace

78245. Always keep your composure. You can’t score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score. – Horace

78246. He gains everyone’s approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful. – Horace

78247. We are just statistics, born to consume resources. – Horace

78248. Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor’s wall is ablaze. – Horace

78249. You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all. – Horace

78250. You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren. – Horace

78251. You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she’ll be constantly running back. – Horace

78252. Words will not fail when the matter is well considered. – Horace

78253. Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. – Horace

78254. Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year? – Horace

78255. Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself. – Horace

78256. While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one. – Horace

78257. When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed. – Horace

78258. Whatever advice you give, be short. – Horace

78259. What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye. – Horace

You may also like  180000 famous quotes part 84 - 83001 to 84000

78260. In adversity remember to keep an even mind. – Horace

78261. We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others. – Horace

78262. In labouring to be concise, I become obscure. – Horace

78263. We are free to yield to truth. – Horace

78264. Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person. – Horace

78265. Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers. – Horace

78266. To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it. – Horace

78267. Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor. – Horace

78268. This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never sing when they are asked; unasked, they will never desist. – Horace

78269. The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet. – Horace

78270. The pen is the tongue of the mind. – Horace

78271. The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do. – Horace

78272. The man is either mad, or he is making verses. – Horace

78273. The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain. – Horace

78274. The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. – Horace

78275. Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace. – Horace

78276. We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest. – Horace

78277. Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. – Horace

78278. A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably. – Horace

78279. A word once uttered can never be recalled. – Horace

78280. A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them. – Horace

78281. A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong. – Horace

78282. A picture is a poem without words. – Horace

78283. A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius. – Horace

78284. A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune. – Horace

78285. A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient. – Horace

78286. Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them? – Horace

78287. Make a good use of the present. – Horace

78288. O imitators, you slavish herd! – Horace

78289. Poets wish to profit or to please. – Horace

78290. Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings. – Horace

78291. Pale Death beats equally at the poor man’s gate and at the palaces of kings. – Horace

78292. Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things. – Horace

78293. One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions. – Horace

78294. Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled. – Horace

78295. Strange – is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too. – Horace

78296. Nothing’s beautiful from every point of view. – Horace

78297. No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water. – Horace

78298. No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers. – Horace

78299. Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born. – Horace

78300. Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger. – Horace

78301. Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. – Horace

78302. Life is largely a matter of expectation. – Horace

78303. Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work. – Horace

78304. Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least. – Horace

78305. Leave the rest to the gods. – Horace

78306. Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not. – Horace

78307. It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar – that I call an achievement. – Horace

78308. Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious. – Horace

78309. The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable. – Horace

78310. Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain. – Horace

78311. The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor. – Horace

78312. The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice. – Horace

78313. Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life. – Horace

78314. Subdue your passion or it will subdue you. – Horace

78315. Labor diligently to increase your property. – Horace

78316. It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. – Horace

78317. It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit. – Horace

78318. It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed. – Horace

78319. It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure. – Horace

78320. It is your business when the wall next door catches fire. – Horace

78321. It is your concern when your neighbor’s wall is on fire. – Horace

78322. It’s a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while. – Horace

78323. Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. – Horace

78324. Remember when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even. – Horace

78325. Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. – Horace

78326. In Hell all the messages you ever left on answering machines will be played back to you. – Judy Horacek

78327. Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does. – Paul Horgan

78328. Imitation is the sincerest form of pain. – Roy Horn

78329. I saw a bank of white light, and then I saw all my beloved animals. For a moment I stepped out of my body. – Roy Horn

78330. I meditate a lot, but I am constantly in pain. I’m trying to live with this. You just have to accept it. – Roy Horn

78331. The first voice they hear is mine, the first touch they feel is mine, the first human face they see is mine. They just think I’m a strange tiger who walks on two legs. – Roy Horn

78332. He helps me every day to do my exercises. Siegfried told me once, ‘The one who is a hero is the one who can hang on just one minute longer.’ – Roy Horn

78333. Dear God, let this be just a bad nightmare. – Roy Horn

78334. I feel I have so many projects and I haven’t completed them yet. – Roy Horn

78335. When we started making electronic music I imagined that the reaction we got from the rock musicians must have been similar to the one the beat groups got from people like my dad. – Trevor Horn

78336. Joining Yes was one of those stupid things that you do sometimes. It was one of the two or three times in my life that I’ve done something that I knew was wrong. – Trevor Horn

78337. I used to go with him and I’d sometimes play, take over from him. That was my first taste of the music business, I suppose, but I was also in the youth orchestra at Johnston Grammar. – Trevor Horn

78338. I hate having to read the manual. – Trevor Horn

78339. I am associated with techno epics. – Trevor Horn

78340. Meccano gives boys the secrets of the world’s wonderful engineering structures. – Frank Hornby

78341. Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator. – Nick Hornby

78342. I don’t want my books to exclude anyone, but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded the people who feel they are too smart for them! – Nick Hornby

78343. Sequels are very rarely a good idea, and in any case, the success of the book changed my relationship with the club in some ways. – Nick Hornby

78344. The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment, no matter what the score. – Nick Hornby

78345. We can’t be as good as we’d want to, so the question then becomes, how do we cope with our own badness? – Nick Hornby

78346. Everything’s complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness. – Nick Hornby

78347. Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. – Harriet Van Horne

78348. One who roams the channels after dark, searching for buried treasure. – Harriet Van Horne

78349. There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the television set. – Harriet Van Horne

78350. Rarely in broadcasting history has so much been riding on the whimsical flick of a few thousand wrists. – Harriet Van Horne

78351. I want to sing like Aretha Franklin. Before her I wanted the technical ability of Ella Fitzgerald. – Lena Horne

78352. Always be smarter than the people who hire you. – Lena Horne

78353. As much as I try, when I open my mouth, Lena comes out, And I get so mad. – Lena Horne

78354. Don’t be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it’s just death. – Lena Horne

78355. Every color I can think of and nationality, we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us like each other and respect each other. – Lena Horne

78356. I don’t have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I’d become. I’m me, and I’m like nobody else. – Lena Horne

78357. I made a promise to myself to be kinder to other people. – Lena Horne

78358. I really do hate to sing. – Lena Horne

78359. After I got over the terrible pain of having something of mine taken from me, I began to think how bad everybody else must be feeling. It wasn’t a nice time. – Lena Horne

78360. I told them I belong to the same organizations and clubs Mrs. Roosevelt belongs to, but with a few brave exceptions, I was still unable to do films or television for the next seven years. – Lena Horne

78361. I’m still learning, you know. At 80, I feel there is a lot I don’t know. – Lena Horne

78362. I was lucky, as many of my generation was, in having a man like Dr. King in our lives. He came at a time that we needed to take a long look at each other and see how similar we were. – Lena Horne

78363. I’m not alone, I’m free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don’t have to be a symbol to anybody; I don’t have to be a first to anybody. – Lena Horne

78364. It’s so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance. – Lena Horne

78365. Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and my people and other people more than any person I know. I knew him before he became Malcolm X. – Lena Horne

78366. My identity is very clear to me now, I am a black woman. – Lena Horne

78367. You have to be taught to be second class; you’re not born that way. – Lena Horne

78368. I remember the day tDr. King died. I wasn’t angry at the beginning. It was like something very personal in my life had been touched and finished. – Lena Horne

78369. Malcolm X made me very strong at a time I needed to understand what I was angry about. He had peace in his heart. He exerted a big influence on me. – Lena Horne

78370. You have to know exactly what you want out of your career. If you want to be a star, you don’t bother with other things. – Marilyn Horne

78371. My real achievement is my daughter and my three beautiful grandchildren. – Marilyn Horne

78372. I think I’m making a difference for a lot of young singers. – Marilyn Horne

78373. Americans can pretty much sing anything, whereas foreign singers are often limited in style, language, even composer. – Marilyn Horne

78374. ‘Tis always morning somewhere in the world. – Richard Henry Horne

78375. There are some people that will be deterred by the fact that we have nuclear weapons… But those people are the folks we can deal with anyway. – Charles Horner

78376. Nuclear deterrence doesn’t work outside of the Russian – U.S. context; Saddam Hussein showed that. – Charles Horner

78377. The nuclear weapon is obsolete. I want to get rid of them all. – Charles Horner

78378. Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression. – Karen Horney

78379. The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization. – Karen Horney

78380. Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men. – Karen Horney

78381. Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist. – Karen Horney

78382. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist. – Karen Horney

78383. Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement. – Jim Horning

78384. Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be. – Jim Horning

78385. No, I do it all, but I do love to play solo. – Bruce Hornsby

78386. I guess after you’ve been doing something for 20 plus years, you have to work to stay interested. – Bruce Hornsby

78387. People were talking while I was playing, so I got up and left the stage. I’ve gotten to the point where I’m not really very patient with patrons rapping during the show. And the people were all nice and quiet when I cam back. – Bruce Hornsby

78388. When I wrote the song, The Way It Is, I wanted to move people to take a stand on civil rights in this country. – Bruce Hornsby

78389. While housing discrimination and segregation in 2005 still affect millions of people, that’s not the way it has to be. Some things can change and should. – Bruce Hornsby

78390. To be a good hitter you’ve got to do one thing – get a good ball to hit. – Rogers Hornsby

78391. Any ballplayer that don’t sign autographs for little kids ain’t an American. He’s a communist. – Rogers Hornsby

78392. I don’t like to sound egotistical, but every time I stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands, I couldn’t help but feel sorry for the pitcher. – Rogers Hornsby

78393. I don’t want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it. – Rogers Hornsby

78394. I’ve never been a yes man. – Rogers Hornsby

78395. Now the advantage is all with the hitters. – Rogers Hornsby

78396. It don’t make no difference where I go or what happens, so long as I can play the full nine. – Rogers Hornsby

78397. I always tried to hit the ball back through the box because that is the largest unprotected area. – Rogers Hornsby

78398. People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring. – Rogers Hornsby

78399. Never get married in the morning – you never know who you might meet that night. – Paul Hornung

78400. A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination. – David Horowitz

78401. We can trust our doctors to be professional, to minister equally to their patients without regard to their political or religious beliefs. But we can no longer trust our professors to do the same. – David Horowitz

78402. There can be no peace with someone who wants to kill you. – David Horowitz

78403. The issue here isn’t whether every student is brainwashed, it’s whether it is appropriate. – David Horowitz

78404. Politics is about winning. If you don’t win, you don’t get to put your principles into practice. Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out. – David Horowitz

78405. Israel is the canary in the mine. What happens to Israel will eventually happen to America itself. – David Horowitz

78406. Instead of educating students, these professors are trying to indoctrinate them. – David Horowitz

78407. In practice, socialism didn’t work. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy. – David Horowitz

78408. If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it. – David Horowitz

78409. I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors. This is false. The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights is that no professor should be hired or fired because of his or her political views. I have never myself called for the firing of any professor for his or her political views, nor would I. – David Horowitz

78410. For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation. – David Horowitz

78411. Conservatives, please. Let’s not duplicate the manias of the Left as we figure out how to deal with Mr. Obama. He is not exactly the anti-Christ, although a disturbing number of people on the Right are convinced he is. – David Horowitz

78412. A key to the mentality of the left is that it judges itself by its best intentions, and judges its opponents – America chief among them – by their worst deeds. – David Horowitz

78413. As a result of America’s efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks. – David Horowitz

78414. You could mention my name in any hallway in any academic institution and you would have people foaming at the mouth. – David Horowitz

78415. What the left says sounds very good but, in practice, it works out very badly. – David Horowitz

78416. When schools produce students who learned to think on the left or on the right, they’re not thinking for themselves. – David Horowitz

78417. My face is my passport. – Vladimir Horowitz

78418. I am a general. My soldiers are the keys and I have to command them. – Vladimir Horowitz

78419. I must tell you I take terrible risks. Because my playing is very clear, when I make a mistake you hear it. If you want me to play only the notes without any specific dynamics, I will never make one mistake. Never be afraid to dare. – Vladimir Horowitz

78420. If you want me to play only the notes without any specific dynamics, I will never make one mistake. – Vladimir Horowitz

78421. My future is in my past and my past is my present. I must now make the present my future. – Vladimir Horowitz

78422. Perfection itself is imperfection. – Vladimir Horowitz

78423. Mike Leigh encourages you to choose a person that you know to base your character on. You write a whole list of people that you know and you go through that list in great depth with him. And then he chooses one of those people from your list. – Jane Horrocks

78424. When I think of Marilyn Monroe, and achieving her sound, I think of having a rather large bust. I think of her physically and I am just able to create her sound, because her physicality was so much to do with her sound. – Jane Horrocks

78425. Usually, certainly British singers, adopt an American accent when they sing and I think that usually people are thinking of somebody else, but I just think of very specific people. – Jane Horrocks

78426. My own singing voice is not very good and I don’t think that anybody really sings in their own voice. – Jane Horrocks

78427. Mimicking people was something I did already. – Jane Horrocks

78428. I think that if you idealise someone for so long, they can only disappoint and I wouldn’t want to be disappointed by those people. – Jane Horrocks

78429. I just find it thrilling, especially when I totally lock in to the person that I am doing and I’m really flying… I suppose I am hiding myself when I sing as these other people. – Jane Horrocks

78430. I found that I could make people laugh doing people like Shirley Bassey. Fortunately it worked. – Jane Horrocks

78431. I find singing as somebody else very liberating, it just frees me up. – Jane Horrocks

78432. I don’t think that I want to meet any of the icons. I don’t think that anybody can quite live up to your expectations. – Jane Horrocks

78433. I can’t read a note of music. I just do it all from ear. – Jane Horrocks

78434. My earliest acting memory is making up a play for my mom and dad called The Lonesome Baby. I have no idea what The Lonesome Baby was about. I just remember the title. But I’m sure it was an epic. – Jane Horrocks

78435. Despotism is the only form of government which may with safety to itself, neglect the education of its infant poor. – Samuel Horsley

78436. Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot. – Samuel Horsley

78437. The government can access these funds but only following approval by the parliament to support our budget requirements and investments in infrastructure development, education, public health, and so on. – Jose Ramos Horta

78438. The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution. – Jose Ramos Horta

78439. Working together, they will dig out the truth and nothing but the truth about what happened in ’99, to assign responsibility, and to look at the institutional failings. – Jose Ramos Horta

78440. We have already significant sums of money in our petroleum fund, a fund created by law that includes all the revenues received from the Timor Sea, and invests in conservative, safe, long-term investment portfolios – right now in US Treasury Bonds. – Jose Ramos Horta

78441. We do not have a budget support. We are now fully independent in terms of requirements, but we still have a need for development assistance separate from the budget. So all the economic aid we receive is for development assistance. – Jose Ramos Horta

78442. The East Timorese government does not believe that we should consider compensation for the victims because there are tens of thousands of people who were, in one way or another, affected by the violence either directly or indirectly. – Jose Ramos Horta

78443. The Commission has five commissioners from each side, plus three alternates, so all together sixteen members, people who are independent from the two governments, who have a lot of integrity, professional competence, and who have credibility in their respective countries. – Jose Ramos Horta

78444. Such a structure would also raise a number of problems: first of all, which Timorese to pay compensation to? It would open a can of worms in terms of who was really a victim and who was not. – Jose Ramos Horta

78445. It would be a mind-boggling endeavor to try to identify each individual who claims to have been a survivor of victimization during this period of 24 years. – Jose Ramos Horta

78446. In the case of Iraq, notwithstanding the violence there at the moment, the very fact that a hideous regime – responsible for genocide, for the use of chemical and biological weapons, aggression against two neighbors – has been removed in itself is a positive development. – Jose Ramos Horta

78447. We do have some assistance from the World Bank but not from the IMF. We are not borrowing yet, but we are considering, in the future, borrowing from the Kuwait Fund to support our infrastructure development. – Jose Ramos Horta

78448. Life is good when we think it’s good. Life is bad when we don’t think. – Douglas Horton

78449. Boring people are a reflection of boring people. – Douglas Horton

78450. Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it. – Douglas Horton

78451. There is no bad in good. – Douglas Horton

78452. Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill. – Douglas Horton

78453. Remember only the good, the bad will never forget you. – Douglas Horton

78454. Seeing the light is a choice, not seeing the light is no choice. – Douglas Horton

78455. Smile, it’s better than a poke in the eye. – Douglas Horton

78456. Smile, it’s free therapy. – Douglas Horton

78457. The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity. – Douglas Horton

78458. Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant. – Douglas Horton

78459. The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love. – Douglas Horton

78460. Live to learn, learn to live, then teach others. – Douglas Horton

78461. Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough. – Douglas Horton

78462. Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought. – Douglas Horton

78463. Thoughts are the gun, words are the bullets, deeds are the target, the bulls-eye is heaven. – Douglas Horton

78464. To awake from death is to die in peace. – Douglas Horton

78465. If wishes were fishes we’d all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we’d all ride. – Douglas Horton

78466. If you love something let it go free. If it doesn’t come back, you never had it. If it comes back, love it forever. – Douglas Horton

78467. The key to heaven’s gate cannot be duplicated. – Douglas Horton

78468. Growing old is not growing up. – Douglas Horton

78469. Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes. – Douglas Horton

78470. Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain. – Douglas Horton

78471. Death is feared as birth is forgotten. – Douglas Horton

78472. Death is the final wake-up call. – Douglas Horton

78473. Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention. – Douglas Horton

78474. Drive slow and enjoy the scenery – drive fast and join the scenery. – Douglas Horton

78475. No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys. – Douglas Horton

78476. Good ideas are a dime a dozen, bad ones are free. – Douglas Horton

78477. Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss. – Douglas Horton

78478. Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past. – Douglas Horton

78479. He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others. – Douglas Horton

78480. If food were free, why work? – Douglas Horton

78481. If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell? – Douglas Horton

78482. Love is a given, hatred is acquired. – Douglas Horton

78483. Love is seeing without eyes, hearing without ears; hatred is nothing. – Douglas Horton

78484. First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time. – Douglas Horton

78485. When my horse is running good, I don’t stop to give him sugar. – Douglas Horton

78486. While seeking revenge, dig two graves – one for yourself. – Douglas Horton

78487. We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon. – Douglas Horton

78488. To hit bottom is to fall from grace. – Douglas Horton

78489. To buy happiness is to sell soul. – Douglas Horton

78490. When all is lost, ask the I.R.S. – they’ll find something. – Douglas Horton

78491. Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him. – Douglas Horton

78492. Action cures fear, inaction creates terror. – Douglas Horton

78493. Although it is generally known, I think it’s about time to announce that I was born at a very early age. – Douglas Horton

78494. As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven. – Douglas Horton

78495. Be your own hero, it’s cheaper than a movie ticket. – Douglas Horton

78496. Something new has taken place in the past five to eight years. Technologists are providing almost religious visions, and their ideas are resonating in some ways with the same idea of the Rapture. – Eric Horvitz

78497. I’ve watched films and even forgotten I’m in them. – Bob Hoskins

78498. We inherit plots. There are only two or three in the world, five or six at most. We ride them like treadmills. – Janette Turner Hospital

78499. How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear, and if there were ever any records of this kind the Church would hardly allow them to become public. – Harry Houdini

78500. To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm. – Harry Houdini

78501. The great day of the Fire-eater – or, should I say, the day of the great Fire-eater – has passed. – Harry Houdini

78502. The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance. – Harry Houdini

78503. Only one man ever betrayed my confidence, and that only in a minor matter. – Harry Houdini

78504. No performer should attempt to bite off red-hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth. – Harry Houdini

78505. My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business. – Harry Houdini

78506. It is still an open question, however, as to what extent exposure really injures a performer. – Harry Houdini

78507. In all feats of fire-eating it should be noted that the head is thrown well back, so that the flame may pass out of the open mouth instead of up into the roof, as it would if the head were held naturally. – Harry Houdini

78508. I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary. – Harry Houdini

78509. Flames from the lips may be produced by holding in the mouth a sponge saturated with the purest gasoline. – Harry Houdini

78510. Fire has always been and, seemingly, will always remain, the most terrible of the elements. – Harry Houdini

78511. Eating coals of fire has always been one of the sensational feats of the Fire Kings, as it is quite generally known that charcoal burns with an extremely intense heat. – Harry Houdini

78512. But then, so far as I know, I am the only performer who ever pledged his assistants to secrecy, honor and allegiance under a notarial oath. – Harry Houdini

78513. But it must not be thought that I say this out of personal experience: for in the many years that I have been before the public my secret methods have been steadily shielded by the strict integrity of my assistants, most of whom have been with me for years. – Harry Houdini

78514. Another method of eating burning coals employs small balls of burned cotton in a dish of burning alcohol. – Harry Houdini

78515. I think that in a year I may retire. I cannot take my money with me when I die and I wish to enjoy it, with my family, while I live. I should prefer living in Germany to any other country, though I am an American, and am loyal to my country. – Harry Houdini

78516. The tournament slipped through my hands. – Eddie House

78517. The laws of God, the laws of man he may keep that will and can; not I: let God and man decree laws for themselves and not for me. – A. E. Housman

78518. The average man, if he meddles with criticism at all, is a conservative critic. – A. E. Housman

78519. The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in. – A. E. Housman

78520. That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot come again. – A. E. Housman

78521. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale. – A. E. Housman

78522. Who made the world I cannot tell; ‘Tis made, and here am I in hell. My hand, though now my knuckles bleed, I never soiled with such a deed. – A. E. Housman

78523. The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale. – A. E. Housman

You may also like  180000 famous quotes part 2 - 1001 to 2000

78524. I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word. – A. E. Housman

78525. Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. – A. E. Housman

78526. Malt does more than Milton can to justify God’s ways to man. – A. E. Housman

78527. Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out… Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure. – A. E. Housman

78528. If a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act. – A. E. Housman

78529. In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning. – A. E. Housman

78530. Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young. – A. E. Housman

78531. Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions. – A. E. Housman

78532. Ale, man, ale’s the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think. – A. E. Housman

78533. Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act. – A. E. Housman

78534. And malt does more than Milton can to justify God’s ways to man. – A. E. Housman

78535. And malt does more than Milton can To justify the ways of God to man. – Alfred Edward Housman

78536. I could no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat. – Alfred Edward Housman

78537. Nature not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. – Alfred Edward Housman

78538. It was then, I think, that I discovered that the best way of bringing a medieval subject home to my generation was not to be medieval in its treatment. – Laurence Housman

78539. I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth; religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result. – Laurence Housman

78540. If I live for another ten years I shall probably have written all that I want to write. – Laurence Housman

78541. If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn’t write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy. – Laurence Housman

78542. I still think that if the human race, or even one nation, could only get right about its God the rest would follow. – Laurence Housman

78543. It is the sincerest thing I have written, caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary toils of love and religion – death brought them into harmony. – Laurence Housman

78544. Life is the most versatile thing under the sun; and in the pursuit of life and character the author who works in a groove works in blinkers. – Laurence Housman

78545. My best chance is that, in a happy moment, I hit upon St Francis as the subject for a series of plays. Others might have written them better: but, as I have written them, the advantage will probably remain mine. – Laurence Housman

78546. My brother used to say that I wrote faster than he could read. He wrote two books – of poems – better than all mine put together. – Laurence Housman

78547. It is right and natural that generous minds while in the twenties should think the books which try to reform the world’s wrong the greatest of all. – Laurence Housman

78548. I shall not die young, for I am already near seventy: I may die old. – Laurence Housman

78549. I have always been a writer of letters, and of long ones; so, when I first thought of writing a book in the form of letters, I knew that I could do it quickly and easily. – Laurence Housman

78550. I believe absolutely in love being the central motive force of the universe. – Laurence Housman

78551. For the last half of my life I have had the doubtful benefit of a brother whose literary reputation is much greater than my own. – Laurence Housman

78552. But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews. – Laurence Housman

78553. That was luck: I should not then have been a conscientious objector; but I am quite sure that the abominations of war would have made me one, as soon as I got to the front. – Laurence Housman

78554. Suicide is possible, but not probable; hanging, I trust, is even more unlikely; for I hope that, by the time I die, my countrymen will have become civilised enough to abolish capital punishment. – Laurence Housman

78555. The mere dates of my existence do not interest me, except in one connection. When the Great War started I was too old to be acceptable as a volunteer; when conscription followed I was too old to be conscripted. – Laurence Housman

78556. The modern form of things had begun to appeal to me, also (as material for satire) politics, and the lives of the great and little, high up in the social scale. – Laurence Housman

78557. Prosecution I have managed to avoid; but I have been arrested, charged in a police court, have refused to be bound over, and thereupon have been unconditionally released – to my great regret; for I have always wanted to know what going to prison was like. – Laurence Housman

78558. On that other novels followed: but I still wrote fairy tales and dreamy poems of another world. – Laurence Housman

78559. My failure, during the first five or six years of my art training, to get set in the right direction, and the disappointment which it caused me, drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative. – Laurence Housman

78560. The man who bears my name, and who claims to be me, was born on July 15, 1865, the sixth in a family of seven. He was an ugly child, and remained ugly till his eighteenth year, when his looks gradually improved. – Laurence Housman

78561. I had never thought of myself as a dramatist, and, for really good technical results, the thought came too late: a man of letters has become too wordy to write economically for the stage. – Laurence Housman

78562. Two more years were to go by before I knew anything about William Blake. Many years later, when his wife died, my godfather gave me the two books as a remembrance. – Laurence Housman

78563. If it had been what was supposed to happen, it would have happened. – Allan Houston

78564. The race problem in the United States is the type of unpleasant problem which we would rather do without but which refuses to be buried. – Charles Hamilton Houston

78565. We beg you to save young America from the blight of race prejudice. Do not bind the children within the narrow circles of your own lives. – Charles Hamilton Houston

78566. The hate and scorn showered on us Negro officers by our fellow Americans convinced me that there was no sense in my dying for a world ruled by them. I made up my mind that if I got through this war I would study law and use my time fighting for men who could not strike back. – Charles Hamilton Houston

78567. Christianity has always seemed to fight a losing battle against race. – Charles Hamilton Houston

78568. The high food value of field beans and the shortage of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916 render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted. – David F. Houston

78569. Barley, where it succeeds, yields a larger weight of feed per acre than any other small grain crop. – David F. Houston

78570. For the Gulf States, perhaps no forage crop of which the available seed supply is relatively abundant exceeds the velvet bean in potential value. This legume possesses also the ability to make a crop when planted relatively late. – David F. Houston

78571. In the southern half of the country perhaps no crop has larger possibilities for quick increase of production of food for both men and animals than the sweet potato. – David F. Houston

78572. It is obvious that the greatest and most important service that is required of our agriculture under existing conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops. – David F. Houston

78573. One could drive a prairie schooner through any part of his argument and never scrape against a fact. – David F. Houston

78574. Rice at present prices provides more food for the money than most of the other cereals. – David F. Houston

78575. By the immediate preservation of eggs for home consumption through the use of water glass or lime water, larger supplies of fresh eggs may be made available for marketing later in the season, when production is less and prices higher. – David F. Houston

78576. The ease with which barley may be substituted directly for wheat in human food and its usefulness to replace wheat milling by-products as feed in the production of the milk supply render its abundant production important. – David F. Houston

78577. Buckwheat may be planted later than any similar crop, and often does well on old meadows or waste land that can be broken after the more exacting crops are planted. – David F. Houston

78578. The importance to the nation of a generously adequate food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized, in view of the economic problems which may arise as a result of the entrance of the United States into the war. – David F. Houston

78579. The most effective step that may be taken to increase the production of these crops is to enlarge the acreage devoted to them in the regions where they are grown habitually. – David F. Houston

78580. The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands, however, frequently can be made to produce much larger yields of feed in corn than if left, as they are, in unproductive grass. – David F. Houston

78581. The soy-bean, in particular, has proved sufficiently resistant to cold in spring and to adverse weather during summer to warrant heavy planting, especially throughout the South. – David F. Houston

78582. The usefulness of cow-peas and soy-beans as human food has been recognized only recently in this country. – David F. Houston

78583. The value of the beans for oil production, as well as for human food, has become recognized so quickly and so generally during the past year that the crop has acquired a commercial standing far in excess of its previous status. – David F. Houston

78584. What this loss means will be appreciated from the statement that one bushel of wheat contains sufficient energy to support the average working man for 15 days. – David F. Houston

78585. The duty of the individual farmer, at this time, is to increase his production, particularly of food crops. – David F. Houston

78586. Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United States in geographic range of production, acreage, and quantity of product. The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop, properly cared for, therefore, is obvious. – David F. Houston

78587. Words are the basic tools, if you are a writer. But why? Why do you choose one set of tools rather than another? – James D. Houston

78588. Sometimes you don’t choose the material; the material chooses you. – James D. Houston

78589. We were so fundamental that almost everything had been stripped away from the place of worship. Think of the role words can play, when all other enticements and sensual attractions are gone. – James D. Houston

78590. Words are the basic tools, if you are a writer. – James Houston

78591. It’s hard now to imagine that kind of travel and the daily tasks they simply took for granted. If a wagon axle broke, you had to stop and carve a new one. To cross a river, you sometimes had to build a raft. – James Houston

78592. We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released. – Jean Houston

78593. Our senses are indeed our doors and windows on this world, in a very real sense the key to the unlocking of meaning and the wellspring of creativity. – Jean Houston

78594. I firmly believe that all human beings have access to extraordinary energies and powers. Judging from accounts of mystical experience, heightened creativity, or exceptional performance by athletes and artists, we harbor a greater life than we know. – Jean Houston

78595. At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. – Jean Houston

78596. When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that’s where they stay. – Libby Houston

78597. The base emotions Plato banned have left a radio-active and not radiant land. – Libby Houston

78598. Texas will again lift it’s head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country upon the globe can compare with it in natural advantages. – Sam Houston

78599. Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may. – Sam Houston

78600. Remember that whatever may be said by a lady or her friends, it is not part of conduct of a gallant or generous man to take up arms against a woman. – Sam Houston

78601. I would not be gotten into a schoolhouse until I was eight years old. Nor did I accomplish much after I started. I doubt if I had gone to school six months in all when my father died. I was fourteen at the time. – Sam Houston

78602. The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government. – Sam Houston

78603. Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation. – Sam Houston

78604. Texas, to be respected must be polite. Santa Anna living, can be of incalculable benefit to Texas; Santa Anna dead, would just be another dead Mexican. – Sam Houston

78605. I would give no thought of what the world might say of me, if I could only transmit to posterity the reputation of an honest man. – Sam Houston

78606. All new states are invested, more or less, by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always in favor of rash and extreme measures, but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men. – Sam Houston

78607. I am aware that in presenting myself as the advocate of the Indians and their rights, I shall stand very much alone. – Sam Houston

78608. A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under. – Sam Houston

78609. In the name of the constitution of Texas, which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath. I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her. – Sam Houston

78610. My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don’t fight it. – Whitney Houston

78611. No, I’m not a drug addict, and neither is my husband. If that were so, you’d get a lot less work out of me. It would show in the performances and in the work. – Whitney Houston

78612. Nobody likes to be picked on. Nobody. – Whitney Houston

78613. When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I’d be alone a lot. Basically we all are. Loneliness comes with life. – Whitney Houston

78614. God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there? – Whitney Houston

78615. When I heard Aretha, I could feel her emotional delivery so clearly. It came from down deep within. That’s what I wanted to do. – Whitney Houston

78616. I’m not crazy about arenas just because I can sell them out. It doesn’t do anything for my ego at all. I want to play places where people don’t have to sit in the nosebleed seats and wonder what the hell is going on. – Whitney Houston

78617. I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants. – Whitney Houston

78618. I finally faced the fact that it isn’t a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems. – Whitney Houston

78619. I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe. – Whitney Houston

78620. I almost wish I could be more exciting, that I could match what is happening out there to me. – Whitney Houston

78621. I’ve turned down a lot of arena dates because I’ve done the big-arena thing. Now, I want to do something where people can feel me and I can feel them. – Whitney Houston

78622. From the beginning, the camera and I were great friends. It loves me, and I love it. – Whitney Houston

78623. I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. – Whitney Houston

78624. And you prate of the wealth of nations, as if it were bought and sold, The wealth of nations is men, not silk and cotton and gold. – Richard Hovey

78625. I was much more interested in the orchestra than the piano, but I did become fairly proficient as a pianist and my teachers felt I had talent and wanted me to become a good concert pianist and earn my living that way. – Alan Hovhaness

78626. This is not to say that the Scots are not fine people, but they were all sort of… well, my grandfather was a minister and sort of Protestant, and this was rather depressing to me. – Alan Hovhaness

78627. There were periods when I sometimes made fires in a large, open fireplace that lasted about two weeks, which was how long it took to burn my compositions. So there has been an awful lot that I have destroyed. – Alan Hovhaness

78628. There is nothing like practice. – Alan Hovhaness

78629. No, no, I didn’t know him. He lost his mind around 1917 because of the tragedy of the Armenians. – Alan Hovhaness

78630. My mother’s background was Scottish. She came from an old family, some of whom lived in upper New York State and some of whom had come over from Scotland. – Alan Hovhaness

78631. I’ve always regarded nature as the clothing of God. – Alan Hovhaness

78632. I was born in Somerville, but I don’t remember very much about it because we moved from there to Arlington when I was five years old, and it was in Arlington that I spent most of my childhood. – Alan Hovhaness

78633. I think that of my 21 symphonies, each has its own place. – Alan Hovhaness

78634. I found a greater identity with my own emotions in the Armenian culture as I grew older, as well as from the beginning, although I didn’t know anything about it. – Alan Hovhaness

78635. I did all kinds of things in order to earn a living. – Alan Hovhaness

78636. It’s hard for me to think of others because I’m not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century. – Alan Hovhaness

78637. Any competent actor could have done what I did. – Larry Hovis

78638. I had to be sure we were doing something tasteful. – Larry Hovis

78639. I was probably never going to get to do the kind of things dramatically that I really wanted to do, so I returned to theater from time to time, and to write, and produce. It’s by no means sour grapes. – Larry Hovis

78640. At some point, you’ve got to realize, you’re either a leading man or you’re not. – Larry Hovis

78641. I didn’t equate a POW camp with a concentration camp. – Larry Hovis

78642. I’ve always said it took me 20 years to find out how to write a song in 20 minutes. – Bart Howard

78643. It was such a paradox for me that the only thing I know how to do is act, but that the first thing I abandoned while writing were the characters. – Bryce Dallas Howard

78644. I feel like I almost didn’t grow up in the business, because my parents worked so hard at sheltering us from that. I was raised in Connecticut. And I honestly wasn’t aware that my dad was a celebrity until I moved to Los Angeles a year ago. – Bryce Dallas Howard

78645. I’ve always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people. – Bryce Dallas Howard

78646. Well being as there’s no other place around the place, I reckon this must be the place, I reckon. – Curly Howard

78647. I shoot an arrow into the air, where it lands I do not care: I get my arrows wholesale! – Curly Howard

78648. I had beautiful wavy hair and a waxed mustache. – Curly Howard

78649. Are you casting asparagus on my cooking? – Curly Howard

78650. I got sick of the dough, and thought I’d go on the loaf. – Curly Howard

78651. Work is both my living and my pleasure. – Harlan Howard

78652. I take a whole life story and compress it into three minutes. – Harlan Howard

78653. I’m always collecting emotions for future reference. – Harlan Howard

78654. A lot of songs you write are just for exercise – just pencil sharpeners. – Harlan Howard

78655. Country music is three chords and the truth. – Harlan Howard

78656. She was a patron saint of the peripheral. – Jane Howard

78657. Parents, however old they and we may grow to be, serve among other things to shield us from a sense of our doom. As long as they are around, we can avoid the fact of our mortality; we can still be innocent children. – Jane Howard

78658. New links must be forged as old ones rust. – Jane Howard

78659. A lot of people would rather tour sewers than visit their cousins. – Jane Howard

78660. Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed, scolded and beamed at the world. – Jane Howard

78661. I hate guns. – John Howard

78662. This is appalling. The idea that a person could be punished because of their religious belief and the idea they might be executed is just beyond belief. – John Howard

78663. Terrorists oppose nations such as the United States and Australia not because of what we have done but because of who we are and because of the values that we hold in common. – John Howard

78664. Of all the important relationships that Australia has with other countries, none has been more greatly transformed over the last 10 years than our relationship with China. – John Howard

78665. Nobody should underestimate how much the world changed on the 11th of September 2001. – John Howard

78666. It’s too much to expect in an academic setting that we should all agree, but it is not too much to expect discipline and unvarying civility. – John Howard

78667. It’s beyond belief that any Australian could be so stupid as to carry drugs into any country in Asia. – John Howard

78668. I have absolutely no difficulty myself with the playing of God Save the Queen in the presence of Her Majesty. – John Howard

78669. I don’t think there’s any reason on Earth why people should have access to automatic and semiautomatic weapons unless they’re in the military or in the police. – John Howard

78670. Truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life. – John Howard

78671. You can’t fatten the pig on market day. – John Howard

78672. I thank all of those who weren’t born in this country for coming here and making a contribution to Australia. We are the least discriminatory country in the world, in my view. – John Howard

78673. We won’t just automatically click our heels and follow the Americans. – John Howard

78674. We will decide who comes to our country. – John Howard

78675. We want to assert the very principle that truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life. – John Howard

78676. I’m all for it. In these days, regional marketing is the only way to survive. – John Howard

78677. I’m not running away from the fact that I had previously said I did not contemplate a major increase, and that was a fair statement of the Government’s state of mind at the time I made that. – John Howard

78678. I’ll squeeze the cider out of your adam’s apple. – Moe Howard

78679. Only fools are positive. – Moe Howard

78680. We’re not nearly as violent as the westerns. – Moe Howard

78681. I used to stand outside the theater knowing the truant officer was looking for me. I would stand there ’til someone came along and then ask them to buy my ticket. – Moe Howard

78682. Give your teachers the respect they deserve, because they are the ones who can help you get where you need to go. – Richard Howard

78683. I have not been a success, and probably never will be. – Robert E. Howard

78684. The people among which I lived – and yet live, mainly – made their living from cotton, wheat, cattle, oil, with the usual percentage of business men and professional men. – Robert E. Howard

78685. Never the less, it is no light thing to enter into a profession absolutely foreign and alien to the people among which one’s lot is cast; a profession which seems as dim and faraway and unreal as the shores of Europe. – Robert E. Howard

78686. It seems to me that many writers, by virtue of environments of culture, art and education, slip into writing because of their environments. – Robert E. Howard

78687. I have accomplished little enough, but such as it is, it is the result of my own efforts. – Robert E. Howard

78688. I had neither expert aid nor advice. I studied no courses in writing; until a year or so ago, I never read a book by anybody advising writers how to write. – Robert E. Howard

78689. I became a writer in spite of my environments. – Robert E. Howard

78690. Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing. – Robert E. Howard

78691. But whatever my failure, I have this thing to remember – that I was a pioneer in my profession, just as my grandfathers were in theirs, in that I was the first man in this section to earn his living as a writer. – Robert E. Howard

78692. But the idea of a man making his living by writing seemed, in that hardy environment, so fantastic that even today I am sometimes myself assailed by a feeling of unreality. – Robert E. Howard

78693. Never the less, at the age of fifteen, having never seen a writer, a poet, a publisher or a magazine editor, and having only the vaguest ideas of procedure, I began working on the profession I had chosen. – Robert E. Howard

78694. One-half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it. – Sidney Howard

78695. Every one of us is an artist, and as an artist, you really can stroll into any venue that you want, as long as you take your time to learn the etiquette of that venue. – Terrence Howard

78696. All the things we have to remember, and I’ve mentioned this before, is that we’re all artists. – Terrence Howard

78697. And I’m very surprised that all this stuff actually worked out to where I could have a career in film, gain the benefit of my education, and be thankful that I was able to break into my craft as an actor. – Terrence Howard

78698. And right now I may just be living inside the heart of the body, and I one day hope to move to the brain. – Terrence Howard

78699. And when I stopped doing that and started thinking about what feels natural and what feels right to me and started pleasing myself, then it became good. – Terrence Howard

78700. And, so yeah, I’ll always want to work in independent films because you’re not forced into a category or a formula. – Terrence Howard

78701. As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm. – Terrence Howard

78702. Don’t just view me as an actor. – Terrence Howard

78703. I’ve always had a natural fear of the police, or abuse of their power. – Terrence Howard

78704. You just drop a character like this that and the other and it’s done. – Terrence Howard

78705. When you hear buzz around the beehive, you know they’re making honey in there. – Terrence Howard

78706. We call the Creator father, because we rely upon Him to protect us, guide us, feed us, keep us warm, to discipline us and all those things. I try to take my cue from the Creator, with regard to my children. – Terrence Howard

78707. We both can be the most beautiful and benevolent creatures on the planet, but then there’s another side that can be as harsh and as ugly as the darkest thing you could imagine seeing. – Terrence Howard

78708. The reason that I’m an actor, or an artist, is ultimately because I’m trying to paint a self-portrait, and the most complete and beautiful self-portrait that you can. – Terrence Howard

78709. The only thing that really matters in the initial part of my career, the worst mistake I’ve ever made was try to do things to please the audience thinking how the audience is going to respond if I do this. – Terrence Howard

78710. Sometimes the only way to make palatable that which is appalling and apprehensive is to season it with some humor. – Terrence Howard

78711. So I show appreciation for the little gifts that have been handed to me. – Terrence Howard

78712. No, most of the decisions that I make with regard to taking roles, I just look for something that’s challenging, something that I think I can accomplish, you know. – Terrence Howard

78713. My life’s experiences, I’ve always had, my uncle used to call it antenna. I know what’s going to happen oftentimes before it happened when it’s involving me. – Terrence Howard

78714. Every artist has to grow, and has to challenge themselves with a new form of expression. – Terrence Howard

78715. In every person we meet there’s this little piece of God in them and that’s who you talk to. And that’s the only person that you allow to talk to you. When something else is speaking, you walk away from that. If it’s not good, if it’s not love, you walk away from it. – Terrence Howard

78716. Every little job becomes a dream, and you don’t recall it anymore, and maybe you might have a deja vu moment, but it’s like something you dreamed earlier. – Terrence Howard

78717. I’m trying to make enough money where I can be financially independent and be able to go and just pursue that thing that everybody really needs, just pursue my family and the cause of my family. – Terrence Howard

78718. I like to watch mankind in its futile attempt to understand the unknown, when they don’t even understand that which they know. – Terrence Howard

78719. I just wanted to be a scientist. – Terrence Howard

78720. I don’t think President Obama has been that revolutionary in reaching out to ethnic communities. President Reagan did a lot for the black community that people don’t realize. – Terrence Howard

78721. I don’t have any love for this business or the game or for acting. This is my day job. – Terrence Howard

78722. I can’t tell you if one day I’ll be standing up there with an Oscar or directing, but I am going to be the best human being I possibly can. – Terrence Howard

78723. I am an engineer, but what I find important and necessary is that you just learn things as you go along. – Terrence Howard

78724. I ad lib. I’ve gotta bring my own into it. – Terrence Howard

78725. Every role you play is literally – and I’ve said this before – every single role that you play, the only way you can connect to that character is because that was a piece of you that was scattered around that yard, almost like we got caught up in some whirlwind. – Terrence Howard

78726. The difference with Cleveland is that the racial tension was not a casual taste of it. It was outlandish. – Terrence Howard

78727. My future’s about trying to be a better man. – Terrence Howard

78728. The purpose of my life is being a father to my kids and being a husband to my wife. – Terrence Howard

78729. That religious earnestness forever tends toward fright and hence towards brittleness and inquisition is clear enough in mythology and history. – Thomas Howard

78730. When I walk into an Orthodox Church… one is immediately aware that one has stepped into the presence of what St. Paul would call the whole family in heaven and earth. You have stepped into the precincts of heaven! – Thomas Howard

78731. Hell is where everyone is doing his own thing. Paradise is where everyone is doing God’s thing. – Thomas Howard

78732. I’ve been number two in films for donkey’s years. – Trevor Howard

78733. Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from. – Vernon Howard

78734. A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them. – Vernon Howard

78735. A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. – Vernon Howard

You may also like  180000 famous quotes part 62 - 61001 to 62000

78736. All forms of self-defeating behavior are unseen and unconscious, which is why their existence is denied. – Vernon Howard

78737. Beauty is only skin deep, but it’s a valuable asset if you’re poor or haven’t any sense. – Vernon Howard

78738. Can you think of anything more permanently elating than to know that you are on the right road at last? – Vernon Howard

78739. Freedom begins as we become conscious of it. – Vernon Howard

78740. It is a true miracle when a man finally sees himself as his only opposition. – Vernon Howard

78741. Learn to see things as they really are, not as we imagine they are. – Vernon Howard

78742. Truth is not a matter of personal viewpoint. – Vernon Howard

78743. Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through… whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it. – Vernon Howard

78744. Remember above all that mental stability comes by examining the contents of the mind, not by avoidence. – Vernon Howard

78745. Study carefully the law of cause and effect. – Vernon Howard

78746. To change what you get you must change who you are. – Vernon Howard

78747. We are enslaved by anything we do not consciously see. We are freed by conscious perception. – Vernon Howard

78748. We are slaves to whatever we don’t understand. – Vernon Howard

78749. We clearly realize that freedom’s inner kingdom cannot be touched by exterior attacks. – Vernon Howard

78750. We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us. – Vernon Howard

78751. What you really want for yourself is always trying to break through, just as a cooling breeze flows through an open window on a hot day. Your part is to open the windows of your mind. – Vernon Howard

78752. You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. – Vernon Howard

78753. Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door. – Vernon Howard

78754. We are exactly where we have chosen to be. – Vernon Howard

78755. Every successful person I have heard of has done the best he could with the conditions as he found them, and not waited until next year for better. – Edgar Watson Howe

78756. A boy doesn’t have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn’t like pie when he sees there isn’t enough to go around. – Edgar Watson Howe

78757. If your faith is opposed to experience, to human learning and investigation, it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression. – Edgar Watson Howe

78758. If a woman doesn’t chase a man a little, she doesn’t love him. – Edgar Watson Howe

78759. Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time. – Edgar Watson Howe

78760. For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone. – Edgar Watson Howe

78761. Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing. – Edgar Watson Howe

78762. Farmers only worry during the growing season, but townspeople worry all the time. – Edgar Watson Howe

78763. Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up. – Edgar Watson Howe

78764. Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy. – Edgar Watson Howe

78765. Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk. – Edgar Watson Howe

78766. Don’t abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism. – Edgar Watson Howe

78767. All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into. – Edgar Watson Howe

78768. A woman who can’t forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man. – Edgar Watson Howe

78769. A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast. – Edgar Watson Howe

78770. A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him. – Edgar Watson Howe

78771. A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country. – Edgar Watson Howe

78772. Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other. – Edgar Watson Howe

78773. The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship. – Edgar Watson Howe

78774. To be an ideal guest, stay at home. – Edgar Watson Howe

78775. There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night’s sleep. – Edgar Watson Howe

78776. The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home. – Edgar Watson Howe

78777. The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in. – Edgar Watson Howe

78778. The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win. – Edgar Watson Howe

78779. The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement. – Edgar Watson Howe

78780. The most destructive criticism is indifference. – Edgar Watson Howe

78781. It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it. – Edgar Watson Howe

78782. The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep. – Edgar Watson Howe

78783. A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact. – Edgar Watson Howe

78784. The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it. – Edgar Watson Howe

78785. The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can’t get there, is the meanest feeling in the world. – Edgar Watson Howe

78786. The average man’s judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it. – Edgar Watson Howe

78787. One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself. – Edgar Watson Howe

78788. None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married. – Edgar Watson Howe

78789. Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer. – Edgar Watson Howe

78790. Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising. – Edgar Watson Howe

78791. The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them. – Edgar Watson Howe

78792. Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone. – Edgar Watson Howe

78793. When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck. – Edgar Watson Howe

78794. When a man is trying to sell you something, don’t imagine that he is polite all the time. – Edgar Watson Howe

78795. Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it. – Edgar Watson Howe

78796. When men are not regretting that life is so short, they are doing something to kill time. – Edgar Watson Howe

78797. No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves. – Edward W. Howe

78798. A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice. – Edward W. Howe

78799. A theory is no more like a fact than a photograph is like a person. – Edward W. Howe

78800. A thief believes everybody steals. – Edward W. Howe

78801. Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies. – Edward W. Howe

78802. If a man has money, it is usually a sign, too, that he knows how to take care of it; don’t imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it. – Edward W. Howe

78803. If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers. – Edward W. Howe

78804. If you don’t learn to laugh at troubles, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you grow old. – Edward W. Howe

78805. Instead of loving your enemies – treat your friends a little better. – Edward W. Howe

78806. It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry. – Edward W. Howe

78807. Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on. – Edward W. Howe

78808. When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars. – Edward W. Howe

78809. No man would listen to you talk if he didn’t know it was his turn next. – Edward W. Howe

78810. Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs. – Edward W. Howe

78811. You needn’t love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough. – Edward W. Howe

78812. When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have. – Edward W. Howe

78813. When a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. – Edward W. Howe

78814. What people say behind your back is your standing in the community. – Edward W. Howe

78815. There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it. – Edward W. Howe

78816. The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it. – Edward W. Howe

78817. Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist. – Edward W. Howe

78818. Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them. – Edward W. Howe

78819. People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can’t do. – Edward W. Howe

78820. There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing – but we all do and call it Hope. – Edward W. Howe

78821. American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity. – Gordie Howe

78822. You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave – win or lose. – Gordie Howe

78823. All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity. – Gordie Howe

78824. You’ve got to love what you’re doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time. – Gordie Howe

78825. The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable. – Irving Howe

78826. Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind; it is a way of engaging reality. – Irving Howe

78827. Photography must be integrated with the story. – James Wong Howe

78828. I believe that the best cameraman is one who recognizes the source, the story, as the basis of his work. – James Wong Howe

78829. What a folly to dread the thought of throwing away life at once, and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal. – John Howe

78830. Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness. – John Howe

78831. Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty, brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain, to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised? – Joseph Howe

78832. My books are very few, but then the world is before me – a library open to all – from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me – in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve. – Joseph Howe

78833. My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good? – Joseph Howe

78834. Such a prostitution of judicial power can never occur again under the shadow of the British law, for no jury within the wide circle of the empire would submit to such an infraction of their privilege, even if a judge could be found daring enough to attempt it. – Joseph Howe

78835. We may smile at these matters, but they are melancholy illustrations. – Joseph Howe

78836. Will you, my countrymen, the descendants of these men, warmed by their blood, inheriting their language, and having the principles for which they struggled confided to your care, allow them to be violated in your hands? – Joseph Howe

78837. They have shrunk from inquiry, though they have strained after punishment. I have in every shape dared the one, that I might, so far as lay in my power, be able to secure the other. – Joseph Howe

78838. I sometimes think God allows Great Britain to be unprincipled for the good of mankind. – Julia Ward Howe

78839. Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple, absolute essentials in religion. – Julia Ward Howe

78840. Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy. – Julia Ward Howe

78841. Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession. – Julia Ward Howe

78842. God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature. – Julia Ward Howe

78843. How utterly are one’s best thoughts invaded by this going out in society. – Julia Ward Howe

78844. I am confirmed in my division of human energies. Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build. – Julia Ward Howe

78845. I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past. – Julia Ward Howe

78846. I shall stick to my resolution of writing always what I think no matter whom it offends. – Julia Ward Howe

78847. I take refuge in my books. – Julia Ward Howe

78848. I was born ‘neath a clouded star. – Julia Ward Howe

78849. Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature. – Julia Ward Howe

78850. Massachusetts women as a rule adhere too strongly to old-time conventions. – Julia Ward Howe

78851. The frozen ocean… of Boston life. – Julia Ward Howe

78852. The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness. – Julia Ward Howe

78853. Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human ingenuity for divine wisdom. – Julia Ward Howe

78854. When the unwelcome little unborn shall have seen the light my brain will be lightened, and I shall have a clearer mind. Thank God that even this weary nine months shall come to an end and leave me in possession of my own body and my own soul. – Julia Ward Howe

78855. While your life is the true expression of your faith, whom can you fear? – Julia Ward Howe

78856. I never could be good when I was not happy. – Julia Ward Howe

78857. The blind must not only be fed and housed and cared for; they must learn to make thir lives useful to the community. – Julia Ward Howe

78858. Proverbs may not improperly be called the philosophy of the common people. – James Howell

78859. The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor. – James Howell

78860. Who has the fame to be an early riser may sleep till noon. – James Howell

78861. This life at best is but an inn, And we the passengers. – James Howell

78862. One hair of a woman can draw more than a hundred pair of oxen. – James Howell

78863. Burn not thy fingers to snuff another man’s candle. – James Howell

78864. All we can do is be better prepared today than yesterday and better prepared tomorrow than today. – James Howell

78865. Respect a man, he will do it the more. – James Howell

78866. You’ll find as you grow older that you weren’t born such a great while ago after all. The time shortens up. – William Dean Howells

78867. Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart. – William Dean Howells

78868. What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending. – William Dean Howells

78869. We are creatures of the moment; we live from one little space to another, and only one interest at a time fills these. – William Dean Howells

78870. Tomorrow I shall be sixty-nine, but I do not seem to care. I did not start the affair, and I have not been consulted about it at any step. – William Dean Howells

78871. There will presently be no room in the world for things; it will be filled up with the advertisements of things. – William Dean Howells

78872. The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection. – William Dean Howells

78873. The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested. – William Dean Howells

78874. The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you. – William Dean Howells

78875. He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence. – William Dean Howells

78876. The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest number. – William Dean Howells

78877. Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week. – William Dean Howells

78878. Primitive societies without religion have never been found. – William Dean Howells

78879. It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of doom. – William Dean Howells

78880. Is it worth while to observe that there are no Venetian blinds in Venice? – William Dean Howells

78881. Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself. – William Dean Howells

78882. In Europe life is histrionic and dramatized, and in America, except when it is trying to be European, it is direct and sincere. – William Dean Howells

78883. If we like a man’s dream, we call him a reformer; if we don’t like his dream, we call him a crank. – William Dean Howells

78884. How is it the great pieces of good luck fall to us? – William Dean Howells

78885. A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it’s too late to let her know that he sees it. – William Dean Howells

78886. The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all. – William Dean Howells

78887. Reason is a passion; an instinct, a drive. – Bette Howland

78888. Once I had learnt my twelve times table (at the age of three) it was downhill all the way. – Fred Hoyle

78889. Space isn’t remote at all. It’s only an hour’s drive away if your car could go straight upwards. – Fred Hoyle

78890. The man who voyages strange seas must of necessity be a little unsure of himself. It is the man with the flashy air of knowing everything, who is always with it, that we should beware of. – Fred Hoyle

78891. There is a coherent plan in the universe, though I don’t know what it’s a plan for. – Fred Hoyle

78892. Things are the way they are because they were the way they were. – Fred Hoyle

78893. I don’t see the logic of rejecting data just because they seem incredible. – Fred Hoyle

78894. Our customers call and e-mail us to say that’s how it feels when a Zappos box arrives. And that’s how we view this company. – Tony Hsieh

78895. I view my role more as trying to set up an environment where the personalities, creativity and individuality of all the different employees come out and can shine. – Tony Hsieh

78896. We asked ourselves what we wanted this company to stand for. We didn’t want to just sell shoes. I wasn’t even into shoes – but I was passionate about customer service. – Tony Hsieh

78897. Businesses often forget about the culture, and ultimately, they suffer for it because you can’t deliver good service from unhappy employees. – Tony Hsieh

78898. A bigger business is like a cruise ship: There are lots of amenities and you can go a lot further, but it’s harder to turn quickly. – Tony Hsieh

78899. For me, my role is about unleashing what people already have inside them that is maybe suppressed in most work environments. – Tony Hsieh

78900. For me, the most fun is change or growth. There are definitely elements of both that I like. Launching a business is kind of like a motorboat: You can go very quickly and turn fast. – Tony Hsieh

78901. Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made. – Lu Hsun

78902. Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today. – Jinato Hu

78903. Democracy is the common pursuit of mankind, and all countries must earnestly protect the democratic rights of the people. – Jinato Hu

78904. In the past 20 years and more since China embarked on the road of reform and opening up, we have moved steadfastly to promote political restructuring and vigorously build democratic politics under socialism. – Jinato Hu

78905. The Chinese culture belongs not only to the Chinese but also to the whole world. – Jinato Hu

78906. Tibet is a beautiful and richly endowed region of our great motherland. – Jinato Hu

78907. We on our part will stick to our independent foreign policy of peace, acting forever as a strong defender of world peace and a persistent proponent of common development. – Jinato Hu

78908. I’m looking forward to working with some of the best cast and crew there are. – Kelly Hu

78909. It’s fun being able to suit up and go and kick butt and not have to worry about memorizing dialogue. It’s a whole different way of acting because you’re not depending on the words at all, you’re really depending on everything else that you have. – Kelly Hu

78910. Well, they had to have me in the G-string because this is PG-13, right? – Kelly Hu

78911. I can pretty much get in touch with my evil side pretty easily. – Kelly Hu

78912. I wasn’t sure what I was getting into when I signed on to work with a wrestler. – Kelly Hu

78913. I’ve always wanted to be Wonder Woman, of course. She had the greatest costume. – Kelly Hu

78914. I’ve managed to keep my clothes on for everything I’ve done so far. – Kelly Hu

78915. You’d think that I’d be dieting, but I’m not. – Kelly Hu

78916. I have such a big mouth. – Kelly Hu

78917. With the fight scenes, they would take a video camera and shoot alongside the camera so we would piece it together on the computer and had an extremely rough cut of what we were doing. – Kelly Hu

78918. I don’t like James Bond. They made him a super hero, but he is just an agent, a human being. In my movies, secret agents are more realistic, I didn’t want to portray them in the most glowing colours. – King Hu

78919. The audience is the camera. I don’t want the audience to sit and watch, I want it to move. – King Hu

78920. The reason why China suffers bitterly from endless wars is because of the existence of feudal lords and kings. – Qin Shi Huangdi

78921. When it was time for a player to go, he went. – Cal Hubbard

78922. Boys, I’m one of those umpires that misses ’em every once in a while so if it’s close, you’d better hit it. – Cal Hubbard

78923. I always hated to throw a guy out of a game but sometimes it was necessary to keep order. – Cal Hubbard

78924. It takes the pressure off of your better players to know they don’t always have to be on top of their game for the team to do well. – Cal Hubbard

78925. The call that always seemed the toughest to me was the slide and tag play at second. You can see it coming, but you don’t know which way the runner is going to slide, where the throw is going to be, and how the fielder is going to take the throw. – Cal Hubbard

78926. Men are only as great as they are kind. – Elbert Hubbard

78927. Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace. – Elbert Hubbard

78928. Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used. – Elbert Hubbard

78929. Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority. – Elbert Hubbard

78930. Live truth instead of professing it. – Elbert Hubbard

78931. Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away. – Elbert Hubbard

78932. He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much. – Elbert Hubbard

78933. Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street. – Elbert Hubbard

78934. How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success. – Elbert Hubbard

78935. Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. – Elbert Hubbard

78936. Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake. – Elbert Hubbard

78937. No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day. – Elbert Hubbard

78938. Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer. – Elbert Hubbard

78939. One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. – Elbert Hubbard

78940. Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant – the digitalis of failure. – Elbert Hubbard

78941. Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death. – Elbert Hubbard

78942. Life in abundance comes only through great love. – Elbert Hubbard

78943. In order to have friends, you must first be one. – Elbert Hubbard

78944. Initiative is doing the right things without being told. – Elbert Hubbard

78945. It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do. – Elbert Hubbard

78946. It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you cannot get. – Elbert Hubbard

78947. It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree. – Elbert Hubbard

78948. Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped. – Elbert Hubbard

78949. Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal. – Elbert Hubbard

78950. If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive. – Elbert Hubbard

78951. Life is just one damned thing after another. – Elbert Hubbard

78952. Positive anything is better than negative nothing. – Elbert Hubbard

78953. If you can’t answer a man’s arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names. – Elbert Hubbard

78954. Fear clogs; faith liberates. – Elbert Hubbard

78955. If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble. – Elbert Hubbard

78956. I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate. – Elbert Hubbard

78957. It’s pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious. – Elbert Hubbard

78958. There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability. – Elbert Hubbard

78959. Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation. – Elbert Hubbard

78960. The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia. – Elbert Hubbard

78961. The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. – Elbert Hubbard

78962. The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination. – Elbert Hubbard

78963. The supernatural is the natural not yet understood. – Elbert Hubbard

78964. The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner. – Elbert Hubbard

78965. The thing we fear we bring to pass. – Elbert Hubbard

78966. The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher. – Elbert Hubbard

78967. There is no failure except in no longer trying. – Elbert Hubbard

78968. The man who knows it can’t be done counts the risk, not the reward. – Elbert Hubbard

78969. This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum. – Elbert Hubbard

78970. To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard

78971. We are not punished for our sins, but by them. – Elbert Hubbard

78972. We are punished by our sins, not for them. – Elbert Hubbard

78973. We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them. – Elbert Hubbard

78974. We work to become, not to acquire. – Elbert Hubbard

78975. Where much is expected from an individual, he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true. – Elbert Hubbard

78976. Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you. – Elbert Hubbard

78977. The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it. – Elbert Hubbard

78978. The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you. – Elbert Hubbard

78979. God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars. – Elbert Hubbard

78980. Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it. – Elbert Hubbard

78981. Responsibility is the price of freedom. – Elbert Hubbard

78982. Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness. – Elbert Hubbard

78983. Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us. – Elbert Hubbard

78984. So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs. – Elbert Hubbard

78985. The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. – Elbert Hubbard

78986. The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence. – Elbert Hubbard

78987. The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment. – Elbert Hubbard

78988. Polygamy: An endeavour to get more out of life than there is in it. – Elbert Hubbard

78989. The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one. – Elbert Hubbard

78990. The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it. – Elbert Hubbard

78991. The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work. – Elbert Hubbard

78992. The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all. – Elbert Hubbard

78993. The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods. – Elbert Hubbard

78994. The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it. – Elbert Hubbard

78995. The love we give away is the only love we keep. – Elbert Hubbard

78996. The man who has no problems is out of the game. – Elbert Hubbard

78997. The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture. – Elbert Hubbard

78998. A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself. – Elbert Hubbard

78999. A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run. – Elbert Hubbard

79000. A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience. – Elbert Hubbard

Tags:
Back to top

AUTHOR BIO

devang_vibhakar_photo_sharp_quotes
Devang Vibhakar started this website sharpquotes.com because he firmly believes that the motivational quotes gave him the much needed light in the times of darkness. Through sharpquotes.com, he is hopeful to bring motivation, confidence, hope, strength, change, courage and wisdom in the lives of his readers too.

His interests include reading, writing, numerology, movies, fitness, spending time in nature, finding the meaning of things in life and helping others find their strength with numerology.

By profession, he's into graphic designing and web development.

He has visited countries like Scotland, England and Germany.

You can find him on Facebook | Twitter.
Back to top