180000 famous quotes part 82 – 81001 to 82000

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180000 famous quotes part 82 – 81001 to 82000

81001. Look into any man’s heart you please, and you will always find, in every one, at least one black spot which he has to keep concealed. – Henrik Ibsen

81002. Marriage! Nothing else demands so much of a man. – Henrik Ibsen

81003. Castles in the air – they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too. – Henrik Ibsen

81004. A forest bird never wants a cage. – Henrik Ibsen

81005. Creativity comes from looking for the unexpected and stepping outside your own experience. – Masaru Ibuka

81006. You learn in this business: It you want a friend, get a dog. – Carl Icahn

81007. Well Microsoft really does develop some really interesting technology. – Miguel de Icaza

81008. When it comes to .NET they’ve done a really outstanding job. – Miguel de Icaza

81009. We’ve been using C and C++ way too much – they’re nice, but they’re very close to the machine and what we wanted was to empower regular users to build applications for Linux. – Miguel de Icaza

81010. We have a lot of existing customers which are also considering Linux desktop migrations and rolling out some of these programs, so we’re learning from them. – Miguel de Icaza

81011. We cannot choose one desktop over the other – Gnome or KDE – because there’s users for both code bases. – Miguel de Icaza

81012. We all love Linux, but it’s also a fact that some people might not be able to migrate. – Miguel de Icaza

81013. They have a beautiful security system and we’re emulating the whole security infrastructure. – Miguel de Icaza

81014. The software patent problem is not limited to Mono. Software patents affect everyone writing software today. – Miguel de Icaza

81015. Some scientists use TeX or LatEX but for most people Word is the thing that writers use these days. – Miguel de Icaza

81016. So if we’re going to build new applications that require a large time investment, like say movie editing – today that doesn’t matter for the enterprise desktop, but eventually it will when we get closer to consumers – you really need to have a cross-platform story. – Miguel de Icaza

81017. Running the test suite like this allows us to catch problems when they are just introduced. – Miguel de Icaza

81018. I was interested in Java the beginning, but the problem with Java is you do have to switch your platform. – Miguel de Icaza

81019. With .NET once an API is published it’s available to all programming languages at the same time. – Miguel de Icaza

81020. All of our code is open source, so it can be used for other projects. – Miguel de Icaza

81021. After releasing Mono 1.0, we started work on a new edition of Mono that will be released later in the year. – Miguel de Icaza

81022. Our strategy in dealing with patents in Mono is the same strategy that any other software developer would take. In the event of a patent claim, we will try to find prior art to the claim of the patent. – Miguel de Icaza

81023. I think that by October the whole company has to migrate to OpenOffice, and then I think it’s by June next year we all migrate to Linux – you don’t want to migrate 6,000 people both operating system and office suite in a single jump. – Miguel de Icaza

81024. I’ve never worked with the Java community. – Miguel de Icaza

81025. In addition to that, Mono has produced a very large set of extra libraries. – Miguel de Icaza

81026. In some cases we’ve been building tools that are specific to Linux for the desktop, and they only work on Linux, but I see two major projects that are wildly, wildly successful: Mozilla and OpenOffice, and those two programs are cross platform. – Miguel de Icaza

81027. In the GNOME project we tried to keep the platform language independent. – Miguel de Icaza

81028. It’s strategic for us – lots of people will develop applications in .NET. – Miguel de Icaza

81029. Not to go too far, but Microsoft is probably used by most people out there. – Miguel de Icaza

81030. Every piece of software written today is likely going to infringe on someone else’s patent. – Miguel de Icaza

81031. I use the music to vent, and a lot of the stuff that I am writing about or was writing about contained a lot of anger and anxiety, stress and depression, so that’s how the album came out so dark. – Vanilla Ice

81032. This was totally influenced by me and the direction that I am writing about and the stuff that I am writing about. There is just no way that you can be as intense as what I have been through in my life over a drum beat machine, sample, or loop; it’s just not going to happen. – Vanilla Ice

81033. Shows have been sold out. It’s overwhelming, you know. I had no idea what to expect with this new sound and everything and just to see so many people just come out and embrace it, it’s overwhelming. – Vanilla Ice

81034. I used the music kind of as therapy, and it’s just amazing that I feel so free after doing that. I feel like I had it trapped inside of me and now I feel free. So it’s been a very good therapy session for me as well. – Vanilla Ice

81035. I got caught up on drugs for a few years, I’m off it, I’m very happy, got two kids and a family and everything. And like I said I’m making the underground music, and keeping it real. – Vanilla Ice

81036. I didn’t end up going bankrupt… I made some great investments and I held on to my money, which also enables me to have the freedom to do what I want now. But it’s not about finances. No matter what, it’s about keeping it real. – Vanilla Ice

81037. Honestly, a lot of people thought that I was on top of the world selling so many millions of records, and that this is the life that everybody would want, but I never got to enjoy any of my success. – Vanilla Ice

81038. I just kept it real and had the freedom to do what I want. It’s not designed for any age group. It’s not made for radio. There are no edits. The whole album contains explicit lyrics but that’s because you need it. – Vanilla Ice

81039. It wasn’t until ’94 when I tried to commit suicide that I realized that it wasn’t about the money. – Vanilla Ice

81040. I am a channel for the Christ spirit. The title was given to me very recently by the Godhead. – David Icke

81041. The reason most people don’t express their individuality and actually deny it, is not fear of what prime ministers think of us or the head of the federal reserve, It’s what their families and their friends down at the bar are going to think of them. – David Icke

81042. The Earth needs rebels! – David Icke

81043. So reports of my madness, as they say, were greatly exaggerated. Not that I give a bugger either way. – David Icke

81044. Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion. – David Icke

81045. In the Atlantean period there were many energies being used and information and knowledge being used which were, for particular reasons of safety, withdrawn, shall we say, to prevent complete catastrophe, to prevent total destruction of your planet. – David Icke

81046. I know that you are part of me and I am part of you because we are all aspects of the same infinite consciousness that we call God and Creation. – David Icke

81047. I couldn’t walk down any street in Britain without being laughed at. It was a nightmare. My children were devastated because their dad was a figure of ridicule. – David Icke

81048. I believe that the human race has developed a form of collective schizophrenia in which we are not only the slaves to this imposed thought behavior, but we are also the police force of it. – David Icke

81049. Have you ever wondered what your subconscious mind looks like? Well today, I can show you. – David Icke

81050. Everyone is a son or daughter of god. – David Icke

81051. And why do we, who say we oppose tyranny and demand freedom of speech, allow people to go to prison and be vilified, and magazines to be closed down on the spot, for suggesting another version of history. – David Icke

81052. A gift of truth is the gift of love. – David Icke

81053. Today’s mighty oak is just yesterday’s nut, that held its ground. – David Icke

81054. The best way of removing negativity is to laugh and be joyous. – David Icke

81055. One of my very greatest fears as a child was being ridiculed in public. And there it was coming true. As a television presenter, I’d been respected. People come up to you in the street and shake your hand and talk to you in a respectful way. – David Icke

81056. I am against government by crony. – Harold L. Ickes

81057. Nevertheless during these two seasons, Chapman impressed me a lot because he had the faculty to pull himself out of the most critical situations. – Jacky Ickx

81058. What fascinated me, it was not the glory, but the contact with the public. – Jacky Ickx

81059. To be here recovers from a state of soul, from a state of mind. I have the memory of the heart. I know what I received. I must have the will to give back to others. – Jacky Ickx

81060. The margin between success and drama is fractional. – Jacky Ickx

81061. The fact that I am still alive after 100,000 laps is my championship. – Jacky Ickx

81062. Happy to see that the Automobile Club of Monaco, opened its doors to the public to attend a considerable event. The promotion of this event will be made by the image and by the text, but still by word of mouth. – Jacky Ickx

81063. That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for my first passion which was the motorcycle, and in spite of the danger it could represent, they encouraged me. – Jacky Ickx

81064. My father was a motorsports journalist and a motorbike fan. He gave me my motocross bike. – Jacky Ickx

81065. In this sport luck and tragedy are only a few hundredths of seconds apart from each other. – Jacky Ickx

81066. In this kind of situation, we tend to cling to his convictions, we believe that, by magic, we are going to recover. Then we agree to drive less good cars and we are fatally more exposed. It is what finally happened to me with Ensign. – Jacky Ickx

81067. In the past, two colleagues died each season. It was generally accepted this could happen. – Jacky Ickx

81068. Everything was magnificent so far, even if I knew my part of dramas. – Jacky Ickx

81069. In the end I didn’t get a top car any more. I had no toughness left. That was the reality. – Jacky Ickx

81070. Fortunately, in the place where I went out, they had set up a little previously a fence which prevented me finally from smashing against trees. I went out with a broken leg only. A small price to be paid at the time for an accident of this kind. – Jacky Ickx

81071. I drove long distances like the 24 hours of Le Mans for years. But even this racing is now over. I retired. – Jacky Ickx

81072. I believe to have been one of the rare drivers to have returned to Ferrari. – Jacky Ickx

81073. I am infinitely grateful to the life which privileged me. – Jacky Ickx

81074. And luckily, therefore the good old days return. The traditional art of driving counts again, and it is all about good tactics, skills and reflexes instead of simple power. – Jacky Ickx

81075. Before the season begins, I had even damaged some frames, but Ken did not hold it against me and kept all his confidence. He was the one who incontestably changed my life, because without his help, I do not know what I will have become. – Jacky Ickx

81076. But due to the present regulations the other drivers have better chances again. This brings back the tension. – Jacky Ickx

81077. The existence is a tremendous curiosity, with in the course of the years, the discovery of yourself in your inmost evolutions. With the age you feel better than you are, what you represent. Which means a little at the planet’s scale. – Jacky Ickx

81078. You look just like you! – Eric Idle

81079. We’ve discovered that the less we do, the more money we make. – Eric Idle

81080. To me, the musical is best when it’s a musical comedy. So if you have a very, very funny show, and very good, funny songs, that’s what the musical does best. – Eric Idle

81081. The Minister of Transport issued this appeal to motorists: Can anyone give him a lift to Leicester? – Eric Idle

81082. Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours. – Eric Idle

81083. No day of my life passes without someone saying the words ‘Monty Python’ to me. It’s not bad. – Eric Idle

81084. I think the special thing about Python is that it’s a writers’ commune. The writers are in charge. The writers decide what the material is. – Eric Idle

81085. I like the idea of being out there regularly with an audience and with a funny gang of people. That’s what I grew up with – doing television, doing shows every week. – Eric Idle

81086. I love being an older comic now. It’s like being an old soccer or an old baseball player. You’re in the Hall of Fame and it’s nice, but you’re no longer that person in the limelight on the spot doing that thing. – Eric Idle

81087. Rock isn’t art, it’s the way ordinary people talk. – Billy Idol

81088. I rocked the cradle of love. – Billy Idol

81089. The biggest misconception people have about me is that I’m stupid. – Billy Idol

81090. If your world doesn’t allow you to dream, move to one where you can. – Billy Idol

81091. I don’t care what stage or what reason, as long as we’re playing. – Billy Idol

81092. Everybody got it wrong. I said I was into porn again, not born again. – Billy Idol

81093. It doesn’t matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You’re still left alone with yourself in the end. – Billy Idol

81094. I love it when someone insults me. That means that I don’t have to be nice anymore. – Billy Idol

81095. Homophobia is gay. – Frank Iero

81096. If you don’t listen, you’re never gonna learn. – Frank Iero

81097. Whatever their motivations, lawmakers on both side of the aisle have certainly discovered that immigration is one of those issues that resonate strongly with the public. – Gwen Ifill

81098. One of the things that Africa needs, everybody seems to agree, is some measure of debt relief. – Gwen Ifill

81099. Journalists are accused of being lapdogs when they don’t ask the hard questions, but then accused of being rude when they do. Good thing we have tough hides. – Gwen Ifill

81100. It’s been years, decades, since a president has lost a major trade initiative. That would be bad headlines. – Gwen Ifill

81101. The President has launched a very agressive campaign of self-defense, with the goal of getting Americans to buy into his vision of America on the world stage. – Gwen Ifill

81102. There seems to be more abiding interest in unearthing old memos abroad than there is here. – Gwen Ifill

81103. Tony Blair – good thing there are not parliamentary elections in this country. – Gwen Ifill

81104. We’re not paying attention to the fact that Hillary Clinton is running in 2006. Everyone is looking to her for the future. It’s the same with anybody else who’s positioning themselves. – Gwen Ifill

81105. People do still cheer for the President. And some of the military audiences are more likely to cheer than others. I have seen him speak lately in front of groups like Freedom House, where the applause was a long time coming. – Gwen Ifill

81106. When the President was asked about global warming at a public appearance yesterday, he responded by talking about America’s addiction to oil. You make the connection. – Gwen Ifill

81107. You would like me to say that the veil will be ripped from the voters’ eyes sometime between now and November, thereby restoring the proper version of Democracy to the House and Senate. I won’t say that, of course. The simple reason is, I don’t know. – Gwen Ifill

81108. Is it unreasonable to have proof of citizenship when entering another country? – Gwen Ifill

81109. We will wait to see if it is a doozy before we decide how to cover it, and what it all means. – Gwen Ifill

81110. Did I say that the President’s entire job is image management? Of course not. – Gwen Ifill

81111. On immigration, there are a lot of hurdles before anything arrives at the White House. – Gwen Ifill

81112. Can’t disagree with the need for a grasp of history. – Gwen Ifill

81113. The common agenda both sides seem to share is: Whatever works. – Gwen Ifill

81114. Don’t count out other amazing programming like Frontline. You will still find more hours of in-depth news programming, investigative journalism and analysis on PBS than on any other outlet. – Gwen Ifill

81115. Folks who are getting their strokes in the South are not as unhappy with Howard Dean. You don’t see anybody starting any movement to get him out of office. – Gwen Ifill

81116. History shows that people often do cast their votes for amorphous reasons-the most powerful among them being the need for change. Just ask Bill Clinton. – Gwen Ifill

81117. Hope springs eternal, even in politics. – Gwen Ifill

81118. I’m a preacher’s kid, and we were always told, Act right all the time, because someone’s always watching. – Gwen Ifill

81119. If it were the Clinton people, they’d be sitting around figuring out how to pull themselves out. Instead the president is continuing to go around the country and peddling Social Security, which the needle is not moving on. – Gwen Ifill

81120. If you start to catalog Hillary Clinton’s positions between now and 2008, we’re going to have a lot of conversations because there are a lot of places for her to go. – Gwen Ifill

81121. A lot of Democrats are not that upset with Howard Dean. Howard Dean gets out here and he says these inflammatory things, and he doesn’t apologize. He doesn’t back down a little bit. – Gwen Ifill

81122. The riskiest thing we can do is just maintain the status quo. – Bob Iger

81123. We’re delighted to be working with Apple to offer fans a new and innovative way to experience our wildly popular shows. – Robert Iger

81124. Are there challenges? Absolutely. But in aggregate, this is a very strong and valuable company. – Robert Iger

81125. It’s in our best interest to put some of the old rules aside and create new ones and follow the consumer – what the consumer wants and where the consumer wants to go. – Robert Iger

81126. Sometimes I feel like I’m a contestant in a reality show that probably would be called The Apprentice Survivor Millionaire. – Robert Iger

81127. The heart and soul of the company is creativity and innovation. – Robert Iger

81128. We really believe that Walt Disney is a very able company with great depth and a great set of franchises. – Robert Iger

81129. We like the size of the company today given the environment and have no plans to split it up and make it smaller. – Robert Iger

81130. Yeah, exactly, you can talk about politics in music, you can talk about something else, but that’s always going to change, and love is never going to change. – Enrique Iglesias

81131. I mean, if you turn on the radio, love is 90 percent of the music. – Enrique Iglesias

81132. I really want to fall in love. – Enrique Iglesias

81133. I was happier before, when I lead a normal life. – Enrique Iglesias

81134. I’m a good person, but with many defects. – Enrique Iglesias

81135. I’m very romantic. – Enrique Iglesias

81136. Love is one of my main inspirations. – Enrique Iglesias

81137. My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness. – Enrique Iglesias

81138. Realistically, English is a universal language; it’s the number one language for music and for communicating with the rest of the world. – Enrique Iglesias

81139. We all feel love, and that might sound kind of corny, but I really feel that’s what joins musicians together around the world. – Enrique Iglesias

81140. I prefer love over sex. – Enrique Iglesias

81141. When I’m in love, I wake up happy. – Enrique Iglesias

81142. Yes, I have made a woman cry. – Enrique Iglesias

81143. I always respect a woman. – Enrique Iglesias

81144. And people coming up asking for autographs, there’s only one time when it kind of bothers me: when I’m eating. – Enrique Iglesias

81145. I’m the Latin artist who has been the most successful in history at representing the Latin culture. The stylings of my words are immodest, but it’s the truth. – Julio Iglesias

81146. My children have become popular, and they show a tremendous love for the public. They’re professionals. – Julio Iglesias

81147. The success my children have had has helped me immensely. I’ve showed them a certain respect for this career. – Julio Iglesias

81148. You try to avoid the mistakes you made in the past. – Julio Iglesias

81149. You retire when you are sick and when you can’t do it any more or when the public retires you. That’s the most painful, because that’s the one that leaves you wanting to accomplish more. – Julio Iglesias

81150. When the painting is hanging on your wall for a long time, you don’t notice it. You get tired of it, even if it’s a Picasso. When the next generation inherits the painting, they sell it. I don’t want to be sold. – Julio Iglesias

81151. You don’t find me too bald, do you? Old, and bald, and with a belly? – Julio Iglesias

81152. When you get to the 35-year mark in your career, you make albums for your fans to love you more, so they don’t forget about you. – Julio Iglesias

81153. There’s intense national feeling in America that could be called patriotism. – Michael Ignatieff

81154. I was with the U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali on the day that Srebrenica fell, which happened to be a huge historical turning point in the Bosnian war. – Michael Ignatieff

81155. There’s a civic nationalism in Britain and dozens of other countries. – Michael Ignatieff

81156. There are lots of nations in the world or national peoples who don’t yet have states. They’re inside someone else’s state and they want a state of their own. – Michael Ignatieff

81157. The wars of the future will be fought by computer technicians and by lawyers and high-altitude specialists, and that may mean war will be increasingly abstract, hard to think about and hard to control. – Michael Ignatieff

81158. Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted. – Michael Ignatieff

81159. It’s good for people to believe in causes larger than themselves. – Michael Ignatieff

81160. I think no one could have made peace in Bosnia besides Holbrooke. – Michael Ignatieff

81161. I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism. – Michael Ignatieff

81162. How do you keep war accountable to the American people when war becomes invisible and virtual? – Michael Ignatieff

81163. All war aims for impunity. – Michael Ignatieff

81164. We wanted this war and now we’ve got it, and I’m not sure that we know what to do with it. – Michael Ignatieff

81165. There’s a financial cost, but the only costs that are ever real are the costs of our soldiers. – Michael Ignatieff

81166. There’s a way in which these guys all think absolutely media, day and night. Access is what it’s all about, so they spin 24 hours a day and that’s a problem. – Michael Ignatieff

81167. Your generation and mine have had very little real experience; we’ve been severed from the direct experience of war by some very good things. By the end of the draft, and by the defeat in Vietnam. – Michael Ignatieff

81168. What we want is to become masters in our own house. – Michael Ignatieff

81169. It is not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey. – Saint Ignatius

81170. The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, that is, which causes suffering but not sickness. – Saint Ignatius

81171. True, I am in love with suffering, but I do not know if I deserve the honor. – Saint Ignatius

81172. We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides. – Saint Ignatius

81173. Teach us to give and not to count the cost. – Saint Ignatius

81174. It’s not like that often, I mean, I suppose out of a ratio of 10 fans maybe like 1 or 2 of ’em might be Asian, and maybe every second or third time they might bring up something that they’re Asian and I’m Asian. – James Iha

81175. And they kind of left to find a guitar player at the very end, so you know, I don’t really take it as any slight that I wasn’t able to play on the record. It’s flattering just to play with them period. – James Iha

81176. But, yeah, as far as Asian Americans go, I hope they know they can look at me and see that they can do music on their own, within a band or just on their own, and not feel like there’s any barriers. I’ve never felt any particular barriers myself, being who I am. – James Iha

81177. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. – James Iha

81178. I mean I like pop music, and I like heavy music and, stuff that I like… the band I’ve signed on to our label right now; they’re called The Sounds. They’re kind of like a new-wave pop band. – James Iha

81179. It’s hard enough to make a good song and a good recording of that song. But to try to tailor it to some outside force is just like – It’s never been a factor in what I’ve done or what the band’s done. – James Iha

81180. Even from a listening end now, I’m still completely a fan of music. – James Iha

81181. Musicians always come off sounding a little bit pretentious, and a little bit… I don’t know, hypocritical, from what they do, talking about strong issues. – James Iha

81182. No, I’ve heard over the years that it’s nice for them to see somebody who’s like, you know, a well-known successful musician who’s Asian. I’ve heard it from a few musicians, too. – James Iha

81183. So there was something of a learning curve with doing your own thing and people seeing you outside of the band. I mean, people have never really heard my voice before – or heard a whole record of mine before. So it was a completely new experience. – James Iha

81184. The band set up in January and just started rehearsing. If there was a song, we’d just rehearse it as a band, and it would get arranged as a band, and it got changed around a lot. – James Iha

81185. There is a lot of work just in terms of traveling and logistics and people and gear and all that kind of stuff. But I never really have problems playing music. That never seems like work. – James Iha

81186. We have a partnership deal with New Line Records, which is part of New Line Cinema, and… I worked on that. – James Iha

81187. Well, I always hope that I’m a role model. – James Iha

81188. If you put all the songs together that I’ve written on band records, and put it up next to my solo record, there’s definitely a different kind of feel than Billy’s songs. – James Iha

81189. I live most of the time in New York now. I have an apartment there. – James Iha

81190. You know, it’s going to be a really long tour, and well, I guess I’ll see what happens with A Perfect Circle, ’cause they do other projects too, and I don’t know. I hope I can always do a lot of different things, do ’em well. – James Iha

81191. Well, I’m pretty domestic actually. I walk my dog. I go grocery shopping. I hang out with friends. I’m pretty normal, whatever normal is, on my off time. – James Iha

81192. Yeah, I’m sure there are stereotypes of Asian people. – James Iha

81193. Well, we didn’t have our original drummer on our last record. And most of that album was not played as a band in the studio. It was mostly the world of computers and overdubs. There was very few things played live or worked out as a band. – James Iha

81194. A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind. – Daisaku Ikeda

81195. A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader. – Daisaku Ikeda

81196. The determination to win is the better part of winning. – Daisaku Ikeda

81197. With love and patience, nothing is impossible. – Daisaku Ikeda

81198. You must not for one instant give up the effort to build new lives for yourselves. Creativity means to push open the heavy, groaning doorway to life. – Daisaku Ikeda

81199. The liquidation of colonialism is a trend of the times which no force can hold back. – Kim Jong Il

81200. A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning. – Kim Jong Il

81201. Great ideology creates great times. – Kim Jong Il

81202. National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people. – Kim Jong Il

81203. No faction is better or worse than any other. All come from the same mould; they are all products of capitalist influence in the working class movement. And they are a poison that destroys our Party and the working class movement in Korea. – Kim Jong Il

81204. Overall relations between the North and the South have developed in favor of national reconciliation, unity and reunification. – Kim Jong Il

81205. The revolution is carried out by means of one’s thought, not through one’s family background. – Kim Jong Il

81206. We oppose the reactionary policies of the U.S. government but we do not oppose the American people. We want to have many good friends in the United States. – Kim Jong Il

81207. Music is my life. – Robert Iler

81208. I’ve never seen a woman half as beautiful as Jennifer Love Hewitt. – Robert Iler

81209. I intentionally aided them by being there and blocking an avenue of escape for the victims. – Robert Iler

81210. I never, ever would or did rob anyone in my life. – Robert Iler

81211. If you miss one day in physics, that’s it. – Robert Iler

81212. Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn’t organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals. – Ivan Illich

81213. At the moment of death I hope to be surprised. – Ivan Illich

81214. We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation. – Ivan Illich

81215. The public school has become the established church of secular society. – Ivan Illich

81216. There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God. – Ivan Illich

81217. The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts. – Ivan Illich

81218. School divides life into two segments, which are increasingly of comparable length. As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them. – Ivan Illich

81219. Effective health care depends on self-care; this fact is currently heralded as if it were a discovery. – Ivan Illich

81220. Healthy people are those who live in healthy homes on a healthy diet; in an environment equally fit for birth, growth work, healing, and dying… Healthy people need no bureaucratic interference to mate, give birth, share the human condition and die. – Ivan Illich

81221. Leadership does not depend on being right. – Ivan Illich

81222. Let us make a pledge now to help Fiji through this very important next stage of its journey. We can do this by promising to be patient, calm and tolerant and by respecting the views of others, even if we disagree with them. – Josefa Iloilo

81223. I will, from this day strive to forge togetherness out of our differences. – Josefa Iloilo

81224. Give me your trust and confidence, knowing that what I seek is for the good of Fiji, for the good of us all. – Josefa Iloilo

81225. We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration. – Josefa Iloilo

81226. You’re only as good as your last record and you could get dropped. – Natalie Imbruglia

81227. It’s good to have to put yourself in someone else’s skin. It’s all-consuming. – Natalie Imbruglia

81228. I’ve done a lot of partying in my time because I didn’t want to go home and I didn’t know what to do. – Natalie Imbruglia

81229. It’s much easier to write when you’re sad. But you can end up isolated and depressed because you almost need to put yourself in that situation to have that angst to write from. – Natalie Imbruglia

81230. You’re either too fat or too thin. You just can’t win. – Natalie Imbruglia

81231. I’m such a chameleon. I never get bored. – Natalie Imbruglia

81232. I’m a perfectionist. – Natalie Imbruglia

81233. I would have been happy to have waited till I was in my mid- to late-30s before I got married, but you don’t choose when these things happen, and when they do, there’s no doubt in your mind. – Natalie Imbruglia

81234. I like the idea of growing old gracefully and full of wrinkles… like Audrey Hepburn. – Natalie Imbruglia

81235. I am such a bad liar. I would like to lie, though. – Natalie Imbruglia

81236. Happy songs are very difficult to write. How many truly great upbeat songs are there? – Natalie Imbruglia

81237. The success of Torn was a bit too much for me. I took a year off and was still scared to start the second album. – Natalie Imbruglia

81238. I do smoke in real life. A lot. We’re all smoking right now in fact. – Michael Imperioli

81239. But James Gandolfini and Edie Falco, they did such great work, especially in the last show. – Michael Imperioli

81240. You can’t get much more liberal than John Kerry is. I mean, he’s my candidate, but, I mean, come on. – Don Imus

81241. My goal is to goad people into saying something that ruins their life. – Don Imus

81242. We do not want to be giving quality sides such as Southampton, Palace, Norwich and the rest eight or nine points start and expect to get back up with them. – Paul Ince

81243. When I retire I’m gonna bet on Wolves drawing every game. I’ll be a multi-millionaire! – Paul Ince

81244. We can’t keep playing catch up as we have done for every season I’ve been here. – Paul Ince

81245. The problem is, when you come back in you’re sweating, so I wait until the very last minute before putting on my shirt so that it’s not covered in sweat. – Paul Ince

81246. The best player I’ve ever played with was Paul Gascoigne. He had everything. He was amazing. – Paul Ince

81247. Marcel Desailly was pretty hard when I played against him in a Milan derby. – Paul Ince

81248. Liverpool fans were great to me, I still live near the city and they always come up and shake my hand. – Paul Ince

81249. It’s a shame the Manchester United situation turned sour. – Paul Ince

81250. I’m taking it step by step and not thinking at all about a new contract. – Paul Ince

81251. I love tackling, love it. It’s better than sex. – Paul Ince

81252. I’ve always been fascinated by numbers. Before I was seventeen years old, I had lived in twenty-one different houses. In my mind, each of those houses had a number. – Robert Indiana

81253. I realize that protest paintings are not exactly in vogue, but I’ve done many. – Robert Indiana

81254. I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists. – Robert Indiana

81255. Many, many of my paintings have come from the first chapter of Moby Dick. – Robert Indiana

81256. Some people like to paint trees. I like to paint love. I find it more meaningful than painting trees. – Robert Indiana

81257. I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza. – Robert Indiana

81258. I never had the exposure to techniques and so forth that children have today with art workshops, but I always had crayons and pencils and still have work going right back to when I was five or six years old. – Robert Indiana

81259. If I had been born with an aggressive character, then maybe my palmares would have been longer. – Miguel Indurain

81260. I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do. – Miguel Indurain

81261. I have earned enough to take it a bit easier now. – Miguel Indurain

81262. I didn’t feel I had to prove anything more. – Miguel Indurain

81263. I did try to win a sixth, but it was not to be. – Miguel Indurain

81264. Sooner or later a rider will emerge who will win more Tours. In every sport we have seen how the records eventually get broken and cycling is no exception. – Miguel Indurain

81265. To be free and to live a free life – that is the most beautiful thing there is. – Miguel Indurain

81266. My strength was that I am more balanced and calmer than most other riders. – Miguel Indurain

81267. For me, words are just words, nothing else. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81268. I left my country because I was forced to, and I do not think that I am going to lose my language because I live in England. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81269. I know that many writers have had to write under censorship and yet produced good novels; for instance, Cervantes wrote Don Quixote under Catholic censorship. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81270. I have one main reader, Miriam Gomez, my wife. She reads everything I write – I have not finished writing something and she is already reading it. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81271. I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81272. I first came out against Castro in June 1968, fifteen months after my book had been published, and you cannot imagine how quickly a void was created around me. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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81273. I don’t much believe in the idea of characters. I write with words, that is all. Whether those words are put in the mouth of this or that character does not matter to me. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81274. I don’t have any style. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81275. I do not consider myself a Hispanic writer. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81276. I do not believe in inspiration, but I must have a title in order to work, otherwise I am lost. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81277. I believe that writers, unless they consider themselves terribly exquisite, are at heart people who live by night, a little bit outside society, moving between delinquency and conformity. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81278. I am against the notion of style in itself. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81279. I think all writing is done through memory. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81280. I am the only British writer who writes in Spanish. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81281. I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain, in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81282. My parents were founders of the Cuban Communist Party, and I grew up extremely poor. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81283. You are just in the middle of a struggle with words which are really very stubborn things, with a blank page, with the damn thing that you use to write with, a pen or a typewriter, and you forget all about the reader when you are doing that. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81284. Writers rush in where publishers fear to tread and where translators fear to tread. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81285. When I write, the first blank page, or any blank page, means nothing to me. What means something is a page that has been filled with words. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81286. When I write, I enjoy myself so much that what is being written really needs no reader. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81287. What I do believe is that there is always a relationship between writing and reading, a constant interplay between the writer on the one hand and the reader on the other. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81288. Well, I write in exile because I cannot return to my country, so I have no choice but to see myself as an exiled writer. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81289. Watching a movie from beginning to end is like reading, because even though what you see are images, they are telling you a story. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81290. Titles are not only important, they are essential for me. I cannot write without a title. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81291. There were influences in my life that were more important than journalism, such as comic strips and radio. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81292. The relationship between reader and characters is very difficult. It is even more peculiar than the relationship between the writer and his characters. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81293. That is what I define as a novel: something that has a beginning, a middle and an end, with characters and a plot that sustain interest from the first sentence to the last. But that is not what I do at all. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81294. So I do not consider myself a chronicler of my fatherland or even a chronicler of Havana. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81295. I live in London and I am a British subject, although I do write in Spanish, of course. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81296. No, absolutely not, writing doesn’t have to be like a jigsaw puzzle, it can be a very linear undertaking. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81297. I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man who returned home after being absent for more than twenty years and was recognized only by his dog. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81298. My mother had been educated at a convent, and she had been converted to communism by my father during Stalin’s most rampant period, at the beginning of the 1930s. So she had two gods, God in heaven and god on earth. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81299. Many of my books have begun with the title, because naming a work already in progress makes no sense to me. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81300. It means that no matter what you write, be it a biography, an autobiography, a detective novel, or a conversation on the street, it all becomes fiction as soon as you write it down. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81301. If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81302. I wrote for a weekly magazine and then edited a literary magazine, but I did not really feel comfortable with the profession of journalism itself. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81303. I was never a true journalist, I was a movie critic. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81304. I was an avid radio fan when I was a boy, as well as a great lover of comic strips. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81305. I was able to read a movie before I was able to read a book. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81306. I think writers rush in where everybody is very frightened to tread. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81307. I think that like all writers – and if any writer disagrees with this, then he is not a writer – I write primarily for myself. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81308. I think that I’ve tried many times to get Cuba in my writings, especially Havana, which was once a great and fascinating city. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81309. For me, literature is a complex game, both mental and concrete, which is acted out in a physical manner on the page. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81310. Puns are a form of humor with words. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81311. But I do not have the reader in mind when I write. No true writer does that. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81312. American literature had always considered writing a very serious matter. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81313. A very wise author once said that a writer writes for himself, and then publishes for money. I write for myself and publish just for the reader. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81314. I am a writer of fragments. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante

81315. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave. – John James Ingalls

81316. In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave. – John James Ingalls

81317. If the universe is running down like a clock, the clock must have been wound up at a date which we could name if we knew it. The world, if it is to have an end in time, must have had a beginning in time. – Dean Inge

81318. Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they will prove to be true. – Dean Inge

81319. Faith always contains an element of risk, of venture; and we are impelled to make the venture by the affinity and attraction which we feel in ourselves. – Dean Inge

81320. What is originality? Undetected plagiarism. – Dean Inge

81321. A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings. – Dean Inge

81322. Love remembered and consecrated by grief belongs, more clearly than the happy intercourse of friends, to the eternal world; it has proved itself stronger than death. – Dean Inge

81323. I have no fear that the candle lighted in Palestine years ago will ever be put out. – Dean Inge

81324. All faith consists essentially in the recognition of a world of spiritual values behind, yet not apart from, the world of natural phenomena. – Dean Inge

81325. In praising science, it does not follow that we must adopt the very poor philosophies which scientific men have constructed. In philosophy they have much more to learn than to teach. – Dean Inge

81326. Let none of us delude himself by supposing that honesty is always the best policy. It is not. – Dean Inge

81327. It was said that Mr. Gladstone could persuade most people of most things, and himself of anything. – Dean Inge

81328. Gambling is a disease of barbarians superficially civilized. – Dean Inge

81329. The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born. – Dean Inge

81330. We tolerate shapes in human beings that would horrify us if we saw them in a horse. – Dean Inge

81331. Don’t get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it. – Dean Inge

81332. To marry is to get a binocular view of life. – Dean Inge

81333. The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things. – Dean Inge

81334. Democracy is only an experiment in government, and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting votes instead of weighing them. – Dean Inge

81335. A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it. – Dean Inge

81336. The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts. – Dean Inge

81337. It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion. – Dean Inge

81338. The object of studying philosophy is to know one’s own mind, not other people’s. – Dean Inge

81339. Man, as we know him, is a poor creature; he is halfway between an ape and a god and he is travelling in the right direction. – Dean Inge

81340. Bereavement is the sharpest challenge to our trust in God; if faith can overcome this, there is no mountain which it cannot remove. – Dean Inge

81341. Bereavement is the deepest initiation into the mysteries of human life, an initiation more searching and profound than even happy love. – Dean Inge

81342. Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer. That action is not always external, but it is always some kind of effective energy. – Dean Inge

81343. The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense. – Dean Inge

81344. Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance. – William Ralph Inge

81345. Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next. – William Ralph Inge

81346. We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. – William Ralph Inge

81347. True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values. – William Ralph Inge

81348. There are no rewards or punishments – only consequences. – William Ralph Inge

81349. A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours. – William Ralph Inge

81350. A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he can’t sit on it. – William Ralph Inge

81351. Many people believe that they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man. – William Ralph Inge

81352. Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter. – William Ralph Inge

81353. Theater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater. – William Ralph Inge

81354. Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution, but prepares the way for its most hated rival. – William Ralph Inge

81355. I have never understood why it should be considered derogatory to the Creator to suppose that he has a sense of humour. – William Ralph Inge

81356. I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty. – William Ralph Inge

81357. In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only, that the logical solution will not be adopted. – William Ralph Inge

81358. It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own. – William Ralph Inge

81359. The enemies of freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot. – William Ralph Inge

81360. Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art. – William Ralph Inge

81361. Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due. – William Ralph Inge

81362. No Christian can be a pessimist, for Christianity is a system of radical optimism. – William Ralph Inge

81363. Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful or to discover something that is true. – William Ralph Inge

81364. Originality is undetected plagiarism. – William Ralph Inge

81365. Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself. – William Ralph Inge

81366. Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to the average person. – William Ralph Inge

81367. The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so. – William Ralph Inge

81368. The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values. – William Ralph Inge

81369. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion. – William Ralph Inge

81370. To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy. – William Ralph Inge

81371. Man is the miracle in nature. God Is the One Miracle to man. – Jean Ingelow

81372. A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life. – Jean Ingelow

81373. Against her ankles as she trod The lucky buttercups did nod. – Jean Ingelow

81374. And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake no word When they met in the way. – Jean Ingelow

81375. And old affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain. – Jean Ingelow

81376. Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away. – Jean Ingelow

81377. How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven’s pale candles stored. – Jean Ingelow

81378. It is not reason which makes faith hard, but life. – Jean Ingelow

81379. The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon. – Jean Ingelow

81380. When sparrows build and the leaves break forth My old sorrow wakes and cries. – Jean Ingelow

81381. I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered. – Jean Ingelow

81382. The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81383. Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81384. The true civilization is where every man gives to every other every right that he claims for himself. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81385. In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81386. In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81387. In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81388. In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81389. In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81390. Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81391. It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81392. The more liberty you give away the more you will have. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81393. Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81394. The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81395. The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81396. Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81397. If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn’t pay Smith. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81398. My creed is that: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81399. Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81400. Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81401. Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81402. It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81403. It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81404. The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81405. An honest God is the noblest work of man. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81406. When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death – that is heroism. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81407. What light is to the eyes – what air is to the lungs – what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81408. We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81409. Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81410. There is no slavery but ignorance. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81411. Few rich men own their property; their property owns them. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81412. Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material cost so little, that generally the god market was fairly glutted and heaven crammed with these phantoms. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81413. Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81414. Courage without conscience is a wild beast. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81415. I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81416. Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81417. If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81418. A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81419. Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81420. Happiness is not a reward – it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment – it is a result. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81421. Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81422. Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81423. Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81424. There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81425. I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous – if they aver that doubt is a crime, then I attack them one and all, because they enslave the minds of men. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81426. I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81427. Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81428. Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science. – Robert Green Ingersoll

81429. I voted for the Deficit Reduction Package with significant heartburn over the student aid provisions. – Bob Inglis

81430. It’s clear that we need comprehensive immigration reform. – Bob Inglis

81431. NSF is the only federal agency with a proven track record of selecting education projects through a rigorous, careful and competitive process that draws on a wide variety of experts from outside government. – Bob Inglis

81432. So I submit to my colleagues here today that hydrogen is not as far away as we think it is. – Bob Inglis

81433. The freedom to convert is fundamental to freedom of religion. – Bob Inglis

81434. We added Medicare Part D to a system facing bankruptcy and gave no thought to means testing it. – Bob Inglis

81435. We in Congress need to support the American forces in every conceivable way, giving them the tools to continue to convert, capture or kill terrorists and the time to equip the Iraqi security forces. – Bob Inglis

81436. We should be trying to make education less expensive, not more. – Bob Inglis

81437. For example, a breakthrough in better batteries could supplant hydrogen. Better solar cells could replace or win out in this race to the fuel of the future. Those, I see, as the three big competitors: hydrogen, solar cells and then better batteries. – Bob Inglis

81438. We are a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants. – Bob Inglis

81439. IT may be proper to observe further, that this Duty is not confined to those who live under any one particular Form of Government: It extends to the Subjects of all regular States, lawfully established. – Charles Inglis

81440. It is the Band which unites the Interests of Individuals; it secures to them their respective Rights, and preserves them from Injuries; it is the Source of numberless Blessings, which are interrupted, or wholly vanish, the Moment it is disturbed. – Charles Inglis

81441. TO fear God, is one of the first and greatest Duties of his rational Creatures. – Charles Inglis

81442. To comprehend the Wisdom of this Injunction the better, and explain the Duty before us, it should be considered, that Government is the only Means by which human Happiness can be attained. – Charles Inglis

81443. THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour, the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government. – Charles Inglis

81444. LET us honour the King by cherishing respectful Sentiments concerning him; speaking of him with Affection, with Esteem and Reverence; and by promoting a like Spirit and Conduct in others. – Charles Inglis

81445. If notwithstanding, a Rebellion of the same Kind now afflicts this Country, we should not infer that this Institution is useless, or should be laid aside; but just the Reverse. – Charles Inglis

81446. All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted; its mild and amiable affections are suppressed; and with them, virtuous Principles are laid prostrate. – Charles Inglis

81447. A State infinitely worse than that which the most inflamed Zealot, the most violent Republican or Enthusiast even pretended to dread before the Rebellion commenced. – Charles Inglis

81448. A Failure in this Duty did once involve our Nation in all the Horrors of Rebellion and Civil War. – Charles Inglis

81449. That some Forms of Government are preferable to others, cannot be doubted; yet neither our Saviour, nor his Apostles have decided where that Preference is due. – Charles Inglis

81450. Well I think that what we’re seeing now is that the people feel like they, the people in Congress don’t have their consent to govern them. They keep doing things that are incredibly unpopular. And so when that happens, folks get angry. – Laura Ingraham

81451. Well I think that, if you want to look at polarizing people right now, I wouldn’t look at Palin, I’d look at Barack Obama. – Laura Ingraham

81452. But to say that Sarah Palin and the tea party movement is responsible for vandalism or threats is just a way to dismiss the American people and, and their dissatisfaction with this health care bill. – Laura Ingraham

81453. Incredible that liberals aren’t more concerned about the monopoly of information in South Dakota. – Laura Ingraham

81454. South Dakota is a great state because of its values, not because of dependence on government. – Laura Ingraham

81455. We know that Europe loves President Obama. He had adoring crowds. The press loves Obama. The question is how will this date end? Okay? The question is, to what end? Why do they love President Obama? They love his personal story, they love his wife. North Korea, China and Russia don’t really care about Michelle’s arms and, you know, whether they gave an iPod to the Queen, okay? – Laura Ingraham

81456. It was very clear that this was a very, very old site. There were remains of sod walls. Fishermen assumed it was an old Indian site. Bu Indians didn’t use that kind of buildings and houses. – Helge Ingstad

81457. I came into the world at the right time. – Helge Ingstad

81458. I have to say when we talk about the treatment of these prisoners that I would guess that these prisoners wake up every morning thanking Allah that Saddam Hussein is not in charge of these prisons. – James Inhofe

81459. We must never forget that many around the globe are denied the basic rights we enjoy as Americans. If we are to continue enjoying these privileges and freedoms we must accept our mission of expanding democracy around the globe. – James Inhofe

81460. A country’s adhering to the rule of law does not mean that its citizens will not do bad things. – James Inhofe

81461. As we continue to make great progress in the war on terror, now more than ever, it is important that members of the international community stand-by and bolster the efforts of the emerging diplomatic leaders in Iraq and Afghanistan. – James Inhofe

81462. I do not think our priorities are misplaced when we are looking at creating a whole new class of children from these gay marriages who could end up completely dependent on the State, on the taxpayers – the American people. – James Inhofe

81463. People are, well, only human. We know that. The rule of law is borne out in identifying, condemning, and punishing those who violate the standards on which we all agree. This is exactly what we do in America. – James Inhofe

81464. Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science. – James Inhofe

81465. If they’re in cell block 1A or 1B, these prisoners – they’re murderers, they’re terrorists, they’re insurgents. Many of them probably have American blood on their hands. And here we’re so concerned about the treatment of those individuals. – James Inhofe

81466. The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency. – Bobby R. Inman

81467. Myself, I don’t think you will ever get security in the Mideast until you have what on the surface appears to be fair to both sides. You have to have leaders committed to peace, on both sides. One side can’t impose a solution. – Bobby R. Inman

81468. Another factor is the decision, made in 1976, to sharply divide the FBI and the foreign intelligence agencies. The FBI would collect within the United States; the foreign intelligence agencies would collect overseas. – Bobby R. Inman

81469. I can remember – I don’t want to identify the individual – but a very prominent Democrat, who compared looking at Carter and then Reagan, and then Bush, and observed that many of the people around Carter were totally disloyal to him. – Bobby R. Inman

81470. You want to keep intelligence separate from policy. – Bobby Ray Inman

81471. And Oliver North was really a good soldier, up to the last moment, shoving memos into the shredder and defending the policy to the end. – Bobby Ray Inman

81472. Iraq is not about oil. – Bobby Ray Inman

81473. Zealots often carry the day. – Bobby Ray Inman

81474. As best I can tell there was no advance warning of the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, which was the first significant foreign terrorist activity in the U.S. No tip-offs that it was coming. – Bobby Ray Inman

81475. The thing with Kerry is that all of this is a natural progression, her troubles. It’s a cycle. – Laura Innes

81476. I’m straight and I have a lot of gay friends. – Laura Innes

81477. Our intention is to really explore this transition and, beyond that, explore the particular things that someone comes up against when they’re gay or lesbian. – Laura Innes

81478. The story line was done in a way that’s organic and was doled out very slowly in little bites. We think that’s authentic for this character, that her feelings are very deeply buried or she never felt them. – Laura Innes

81479. It was sort of that in-between area when people don’t talk about their personal lives. That’s the kind of life I think Kerry would be living now if it weren’t for the Lopez character sort of outing her. – Laura Innes

81480. And it’s sort of an old-fashioned ER, in that it’s very much about the medicine, and how these people cope. There’s very little about the personal lives of the characters. – Laura Innes

81481. But I’m not objective when I’m acting. – Laura Innes

81482. I have a friend who is around my age, a little younger, and she’s gay and came out to her own community when she was younger but not to her family and to the community at large. – Laura Innes

81483. We’ve been back since July, but I spent some time with the family in the south of France over the summer. We rented a house with another couple and took it easy. – Laura Innes

81484. I think they do a great job on Queer as Folk. – Laura Innes

81485. We try to be driven by what’s a good story, what’s truthful, and the drama of what happens next. – Laura Innes

81486. I mean Gorilla was really our first sort of goes at songwriting. – Neil Innes

81487. It was just us lampooning our own peer group, saying, well hey, where did this stuff come from? And where does British guys get to be so good at it suddenly? – Neil Innes

81488. Ladies and gentleman, I’ve suffered for my music, now it’s your turn. – Neil Innes

81489. Larry only ever wrote one song, and he wrote that with Tony Kaye, I think it was, from Yes. – Neil Innes

81490. Eric Clapton always wanted to come out onstage with a stuffed parrot on his shoulder. – Neil Innes

81491. So we used to look for funny songs, and learn them and play them. And we used to play them in pubs. – Neil Innes

81492. Viv had this kind of stage presence where you couldn’t ignore it. He walked onstage, he looked dangerous. You just didn’t know what he was going to do. – Neil Innes

81493. I suppose Roger had the license to do anything that fitted the venue. – Neil Innes

81494. I see my role in the Bonzos as being the straight man, in many ways. – Neil Innes

81495. We weren’t by any means like the Grateful Dead or something, who could just roll on and on and on. – Neil Innes

81496. I wasn’t aware that Track Records were interested in the Bonzos. – Neil Innes

81497. I mean in recent years, I think you’ve only got to sell thirty or forty thousand to get a #1. – Neil Innes

81498. And Roger was crazy with his robots and everything. – Neil Innes

81499. In many ways, Viv and I were the only ones who were really songwriters. – Neil Innes

81500. We weren’t going to play the show-biz game, and be obsequious. – Neil Innes

81501. In fact, Moon came on tour with us for a bit just before a big festival in Brighton, I think. – Neil Innes

81502. As I said, when we needed to move over to rock’n’roll, Sam and Vernon couldn’t quite make the shift. So that’s when Larry took over on drums, and we needed a bass player. – Neil Innes

81503. Because Larry, by then, was a drummer, who would sort of get bored and tired, and rather stand up and blow kisses to people. So we needed the bass to sort of drive along. – Neil Innes

81504. But Dennis was a really solid musician, and we really needed somebody who could play bass like him. – Neil Innes

81505. But I mean, again, Zappa’s far more musical than the Bonzos ever were. – Neil Innes

81506. But mostly, I wrote songs and Viv wrote songs. – Neil Innes

81507. We then took a shortened version of what we’d been doing in the pubs, with the best gags and things like that, out to cabaret clubs and things in the north of England for six weeks. And we became a big success. – Neil Innes

81508. But we used to go to flea markets and things, and look for old 78 records that had silly song titles. – Neil Innes

81509. I suppose we all loved those kind of sci-fi movies where terrible things came out of swamps and came to Mars. And there’s usually some poor girl. All the guys are trying to desperately handle levers and saying, go to something or other. – Neil Innes

81510. I think most musicians do like to have a laugh. – Neil Innes

81511. I used to help Viv with the chords and melodies sometimes. – Neil Innes

81512. But I remember we sold nearly 18,000 records in one day. – Neil Innes

81513. When we did Top of the Pops for the third time, we decided to do it as a television program here called Come Dancing, which is not as rude as it sounds. – Neil Innes

81514. I do not personally agree with some of the positions that Mr. Gonzales has advocated, but that should come as no surprise, because I do not agree with many of the proposals made by the man who nominated him, President Bush. – Daniel Inouye

81515. Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social Security fund may bring greater dividends, but those contributions would also face a greater risk. It would be like gambling. We should not gamble with the investments and the future of the citizens of this land. – Daniel Inouye

81516. The President’s speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this. – Daniel Inouye

81517. One doesn’t become a soldier in a week – it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States. – Daniel Inouye

81518. I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties are now being called into question. – Daniel Inouye

81519. I am ready and prepared to work with the President, but I will not be a rubber stamp for any president. – Daniel Inouye

81520. Mr. Gonzales’ failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General. – Daniel Inouye

81521. The Jews are the enemy of National Socialism. – Arthur Seyss Inquart

81522. The National Socialist Party in Austria never tried to hide its inclination for a greater Germany. – Arthur Seyss Inquart

81523. We will smite the Jews where we meet them and whoever goes along with them must take the consequences. – Arthur Seyss Inquart

81524. What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing. – Jay Inslee

81525. We need to get our sons and daughters home and their responsibility for the security of Iraq needs to be assumed by Iraqis who will stand up and toe the line for their countries. – Jay Inslee

81526. Investing in industries and technology for the 21st century generates high-skilled, high-wage jobs for industries of the future. – Jay Inslee

81527. Tolerance is the value that was selected to put on here, and tolerance is as American as apple pie. – Jay Inslee

81528. Tolerance is carved into the rostrum of the U.S. House of Representatives and intolerance should not be carved into the U.S. Constitution. – Jay Inslee

81529. Third issue, and again I think it is important to note, anyone can make a mistake and any administration can make a mistake once in a while, but this is just a long train of abuses, an unbroken chain of following special interests rather than the health of the American people. – Jay Inslee

81530. Things are difficult enough about Iraq without the Federal Government suppressing the truth about Iraq. – Jay Inslee

81531. There is no excuse for this administration shielding information about Iraq and the fact that we have great difficulties there from the American people. – Jay Inslee

81532. The need to help spread democracy and the ability to do that will be much greater if we break this addiction to oil, which gives the oil princes and sultans the power in the Mideast. – Jay Inslee

81533. The fact is that we cannot drill our way to independence. We cannot drill our way to freedom, and we cannot drill our way to create jobs in this country. – Jay Inslee

81534. The 1st Congressional District contains almost half of the biotech and biomedical companies in Washington, and my job often allows me to meet the people responsible for this exciting research. – Jay Inslee

81535. So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress. – Jay Inslee

81536. I reflect back 35 years ago, and look how far we have come in America with our environmental policy to improve the conditions of our air and water, and we have had some real successes. – Jay Inslee

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81537. We clearly need to break our addiction on Saudi Arabian oil that is a security threat to the United States. – Jay Inslee

81538. Unfortunately, bureaucratic problems at the federal level are causing many other small Washington companies to be denied federal funding that would help transfer their ideas from their laboratories into our homes and hospitals. – Jay Inslee

81539. We consume about 25 percent of the world’s oil every year, but we only have reserves, including that which has not been pumped, of about 3 percent of the oil reserves in the world. – Jay Inslee

81540. Lincoln said that the Patent Office adds the flame of interest to the light of creativity. And that is why we need to improve the effectiveness of our Patent Office. – Jay Inslee

81541. We had some major successes and we did so because the country embraced the spirit of Earth Day and embraced this concept that we have to have forward-looking, visionary environmental policy and energy policy in this country. – Jay Inslee

81542. Renewable energy also creates more jobs than other sources of energy – most of these will be created in the struggling manufacturing sector, which will pioneer the new energy future by investment that allows manufacturers to retool and adopt new technologies and methods. – Jay Inslee

81543. If this ice melts in Greenland it can shut down the Gulf Current. – Jay Inslee

81544. I do care about the mercury contamination which this country will be experiencing because of the attempted sellout by this administration to special interests which will result in more mercury in the blood of young children in America. – Jay Inslee

81545. I am a relatively new Member to this Chamber, and it is troublesome to me and I can tell Members it is getting very troublesome to my constituents when they hear this repeated consistent drum beat of a corruption of the democratic process. – Jay Inslee

81546. Healing is a moral thing to do. – Jay Inslee

81547. President Bush’s proposal to focus our resources on sending humans to Mars is intriguing, but it is not the most compelling reason that Americans ought to focus our interest on the Red Planet. – Jay Inslee

81548. But most importantly, we can all be donors. It does not matter how old you are, your race, where you live; all of us can give the gift of life. – Jay Inslee

81549. On Earth, we still have a beautiful atmosphere that precisely maintains a thermally driven climatic system that shelters, shields and sustains our natural treasures. – Jay Inslee

81550. Because the sad fact is that the Enron Corporation and others manipulated with unfortunately great effect the energy market in the West Coast starting in 2000. – Jay Inslee

81551. Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious goals to improve efficiency of our cars. What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency. – Jay Inslee

81552. With millions of family wage manufacturing jobs lost since 2001, we need an energy bill that takes bold action to tap into American ingenuity in order to lead the world in new clean energy technology, rather than playing catch-up to the Japanese, Danish, and Germans. – Jay Inslee

81553. Like most things that happen with Sabbath, it happened all of a sudden. I was intending on doing some recording, but out of the blue, Sharon called up and said she wanted us to do these gigs with Ozzy. I said that if everybody else was up to it then I would love to do it. – Tony Iommi

81554. In the past, I’d sort of know before Ozzy sang something, what he was going to sing. I’d know what sort of way a melody was going to go ’cause of the way he’d approach it. – Tony Iommi

81555. My early influences were the Shadows, who were an English instrumental band. They basically got me into playing and later on I got into blues and jazz players. I liked Clapton when he was with John Mayall. I really liked that period. – Tony Iommi

81556. I was mostly surprised by the rap artists, actually, that were influenced by Sabbath. That was a surprise. But it’s very nice and I’m very honored. It’s nice to know after 27 years now that what I said in the first place has stuck, and that was the belief in it. – Tony Iommi

81557. No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa. – Eugene Ionesco

81558. Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together. – Eugene Ionesco

81559. A civil servant doesn’t make jokes. – Eugene Ionesco

81560. A man with a soul is not like every other man. – Eugene Ionesco

81561. A nose that can see is worth two that sniff. – Eugene Ionesco

81562. A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind. – Eugene Ionesco

81563. Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well. – Eugene Ionesco

81564. Everything that has been will be, everything that will be is, everything that will be has been. – Eugene Ionesco

81565. The critic should describe, and not prescribe. – Eugene Ionesco

81566. I’ve always been suspicious of collective truths. – Eugene Ionesco

81567. You can only predict things after they have happened. – Eugene Ionesco

81568. It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question. – Eugene Ionesco

81569. Like all revolutions, the surrealist revolution was a reversion, a restitution, an expression of vital and indispensable spiritual needs. – Eugene Ionesco

81570. Living is abnormal. – Eugene Ionesco

81571. Shakespeare was the great one before us. His place was between God and despair. – Eugene Ionesco

81572. There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation. – Eugene Ionesco

81573. We have not the time to take our time. – Eugene Ionesco

81574. Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible. – Eugene Ionesco

81575. I, therefore, demand the formation of a consolidated Muslim State in the best interest of India and Islam. – Muhammad Iqbal

81576. I am a hidden meaning made to defy. The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny. As living, revolutionary clay. – Muhammad Iqbal

81577. If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy. – Muhammad Iqbal

81578. It is the lot of man to share in the deeper aspirations of the universe around him and to share his own destiny as well as that of the universe, now by adjusting himself to its forces, now by putting the whole of his energy to his own ends and purposes. – Muhammad Iqbal

81579. Islam is itself destiny and will not suffer destiny. – Muhammad Iqbal

81580. Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science. – Muhammad Iqbal

81581. If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion. – Muhammad Iqbal

81582. I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature. – Muhammad Iqbal

81583. Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die in the hands of politicians. – Muhammad Iqbal

81584. I have never considered myself a poet. I have no interest in poetic artistry. – Muhammad Iqbal

81585. People who have no hold over their process of thinking are likely to be ruined by liberty of thought. If thought is immature, liberty of thought becomes a method of converting men into animals. – Muhammad Iqbal

81586. God is not a dead equation! – Muhammad Iqbal

81587. Ends and purposes, whether they exist as conscious or subconscious tendencies, form the wrap and woof of our conscious experience. – Muhammad Iqbal

81588. But only a brief moment is granted to the brave one breath or two, whose wage is the long nights of the grave. – Muhammad Iqbal

81589. Be not entangled in this world of days and nights; Thou hast another time and space as well. – Muhammad Iqbal

81590. Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy. – Muhammad Iqbal

81591. Become dust – and they will throw thee in the air; Become stone – and they will throw thee on glass. – Muhammad Iqbal

81592. I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon. – Muhammad Iqbal

81593. The scientific observer of Nature is a kind of mystic seeker in the act of prayer. – Muhammad Iqbal

81594. Why should I ask the wise men: Whence is my beginning? I am busy with the thought: Where will be my end? – Muhammad Iqbal

81595. Why hast thou made me born in this country, The inhabitant of which is satisfied with being a slave? – Muhammad Iqbal

81596. When truth has no burning, then it is philosophy, when it gets burning from the heart, it becomes poetry. – Muhammad Iqbal

81597. Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture. – Muhammad Iqbal

81598. Unbeliever is he who follows predestination even if he be Muslim, Faithful is he, if he himself is the Divine Destiny. – Muhammad Iqbal

81599. Though the terror of the sea gives to none security, in the secret of the shell. Self preserving we may dwell. – Muhammad Iqbal

81600. It is the nature of the self to manifest itself, In every atom slumbers the might of the self. – Muhammad Iqbal

81601. The wing of the Falcon brings to the king, the wing if the crow brings him to the cemetery. – Muhammad Iqbal

81602. Words, without power, is mere philosophy. – Muhammad Iqbal

81603. The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience. – Muhammad Iqbal

81604. The Ego is partly free. partly determined, and reaches fuller freedom by approaching the Individual who is most free: God. – Muhammad Iqbal

81605. Since love first made the breast an instrument Of fierce lamenting, by its flame my heart Was molten to a mirror, like a rose I pluck my breast apart, that I may hang This mirror in your sight. – Muhammad Iqbal

81606. Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions… Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity. – Muhammad Iqbal

81607. Plants and minerals are bound to predestination. The faithful is only bound to the Divine orders. – Muhammad Iqbal

81608. Physiologically less violent and psychologically more suitable to a concrete type of mind. – Muhammad Iqbal

81609. Thou art not for the earth, nor for the Heaven the world is for thee, thou art not for the world. – Muhammad Iqbal

81610. Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever. – Muhammad Iqbal

81611. Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge. – Muhammed Iqbal

81612. The soul is neither inside nor outside the body; neither proximate to nor separate from it. – Muhammed Iqbal

81613. The possibility of a scientific treatment of history means a wider experience, a greater maturity of practical reason, and finally a fuller realization of certain basic ideas regarding the nature of life and time. – Muhammed Iqbal

81614. That is why, according to this newer psychology, Christianity has already fulfilled its biological mission, and it is impossible for the modern man to understand its original significance. – Muhammed Iqbal

81615. Sexual self-restraint is only a preliminary stage in the ego’s evolution. – Muhammed Iqbal

81616. Man is primarily governed by passion and instinct. – Muhammed Iqbal

81617. The standpoint of the man who relies on religious experience for capturing Reality must always remain individual and incommunicable. – Muhammed Iqbal

81618. It is true that we are made of dust. And the world is also made of dust. But the dust has motes rising. – Muhammed Iqbal

81619. In the first period religious life appears as a form of discipline which the individual or a whole people must accept as an unconditional command without any rational understanding of the ultimate meaning and purpose of that command. – Muhammed Iqbal

81620. Divine life is in touch with the whole universe on the analogy of the soul’s contact with the body. – Muhammed Iqbal

81621. But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing. – Muhammed Iqbal

81622. But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people’s entry into the main current of world-events. – Muhammed Iqbal

81623. But inner experience is only one source of human knowledge. – Muhammed Iqbal

81624. Another way of judging the value of a prophet’s religious experience, therefore, would be to examine the type of manhood that he has created, and the cultural world that has sprung out of the spirit of his message. – Muhammed Iqbal

81625. A wrong concept misleads the understanding; a wrong deed degrades the whole man, and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego. – Muhammed Iqbal

81626. It may, however, be said that the level of experience to which concepts are inapplicable cannot yield any knowledge of a universal character, for concepts alone are capable of being socialized. – Muhammed Iqbal

81627. The truth is that the religious and the scientific processes, though involving different methods, are identical in their final aim. Both aim at reaching the most real. – Muhammed Iqbal

81628. The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. – Muhammed Iqbal

81629. The ultimate purpose of religious life is to make this evolution move in a direction far more important to the destiny of the ego than the moral health of the social fabric which forms his present environment. – Muhammed Iqbal

81630. Thus passing through the infinite varieties of space we reach the Divine space which is absolutely free from all dimensions and constitutes the meeting point of all infinities. – Muhammed Iqbal

81631. Yet higher religion, which is only a search for a larger life, is essentially experience and recognized the necessity of experience as its foundation long before science learnt to do so. – Muhammed Iqbal

81632. The thought of a limit to perceptual space and time staggers the mind. – Muhammed Iqbal

81633. Conduct, which involves a decision of the ultimate fate of the agent cannot be based on illusions. – Muhammed Iqbal

81634. I’m in so many Charles Bronson films because no other actress will work with him. – Jill Ireland

81635. Because modeling is lucrative, I’m able to save up and be more particular about the acting roles I take. – Kathy Ireland

81636. Don’t just work for the money; that will bring only limited satisfaction. – Kathy Ireland

81637. My family gave me values that have sustained me through situations that would challenge any person. My personal relationship with the Lord inspires me in all I do. – Kathy Ireland

81638. Some campaigns are not worth waging if you can’t win; others have to be fought on grounds of principle regardless of the chances for success. – Patricia Ireland

81639. Jesus never said anything about homosexuality. – Patricia Ireland

81640. More than 10,000 ballots in Miami-Dade County have been rejected by some machine without any opportunity for a human being to take a look. That is just not right. – Patricia Ireland

81641. Most of us see Justice O’Connor as something of an icon, although we do not agree with all of her decisions. – Patricia Ireland

81642. My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO is that this is really a decision of the YWCA. They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate on behalf of women’s and children’s empowerment and ending racism. – Patricia Ireland

81643. The way to be a man if you’re a little boy is to be willing to throw your weight around. – Patricia Ireland

81644. Some of those men in power, we just have to change their faces because we’re not going to change their minds. – Patricia Ireland

81645. Some of us may just, in one-on-one conversations with our family, with our friends, over the back fence with our neighbors, talk about the reality of our lives and realize that we’re not alone, that we have a right to be physically safe and emotionally safe in our own homes. – Patricia Ireland

81646. Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps. – Patricia Ireland

81647. Is a woman raped every three minutes or every six minutes? It is far too much, whatever it is. – Patricia Ireland

81648. The Violence Against Women Act is so important. It provides money to train the cop on the beat, to train the judges that this is a new day, that we won’t tolerate this violence and to know how to deal with it. – Patricia Ireland

81649. I just have that sense this is the reason we got Sandra Day O’Connor on the Court in the first place is because Ronald Reagan was running for President. – Patricia Ireland

81650. The Young Women’s Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it’s been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity. – Patricia Ireland

81651. The opposition has moved from a blaming the victim to blaming the victim’s advocate’s statistics. Irrespective of what the numbers are, it’s far too many. – Patricia Ireland

81652. In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal. – Patricia Ireland

81653. I’ve talked to law enforcement officials at the state and local level who say that violence against women is going up. In any case, we think that it’s an important issue whether it’s going up or not. And we are determined to stop it. – Patricia Ireland

81654. I want to reach young women and to get them involved in the mission of the YWCA, economic empowerment of women and girls, and ending racism. – Patricia Ireland

81655. I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership. – Patricia Ireland

81656. I know that Bush, for political reasons, is going to nominate a minority, a Hispanic man or someone where it will be harder for people on the progressive side to oppose and split some of the traditionally progressive or democratic constituents. – Patricia Ireland

81657. I don’t think you lead by pessimism and cynicism. I think you lead by optimism and enthusiasm and energy. – Patricia Ireland

81658. I come from a Christian faith. I am not going to give you insight into my particular beliefs. – Patricia Ireland

81659. Extremely strong, effective, tenacious, and powerful political networks can be built when you fight losing battles as well as when you win. – Patricia Ireland

81660. Bush’s choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is clear confirmation of the policies he would promote and the nominations he would make to an already closely divided U.S. Supreme Court. – Patricia Ireland

81661. And of course we are familiar with the English common law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family. – Patricia Ireland

81662. I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of women and African Americans in Florida are being discounted or discarded. I want my vote to count. – Patricia Ireland

81663. Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate. – Patricia Ireland

81664. Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women’s lives in our entirety. – Patricia Ireland

81665. I know that it isn’t just violence against women, it’s how do we support ourselves and our families, how do we deal with health care for ourselves and our families? It’s a bigger picture. – Patricia Ireland

81666. There are a lot of people who worked extremely hard in the election who are still organized who know how to do door to door and phone canvassing, who know how to raise money. – Patricia Ireland

81667. We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us. – Patricia Ireland

81668. We have to stop this violence. We have to make the political nature of the violence clear, that the violence we experience in our own homes is not a personal family matter, it’s a public and political problem. It’s a way that women are kept in line, kept in our places. – Patricia Ireland

81669. We may be in a tough time right now, but when we are in a tough time is when our movement gets really strong. – Patricia Ireland

81670. When I hear traditional family values raised, I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man as head and master of his family. Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line? – Patricia Ireland

81671. When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the family. As late as the ’70s and ’80s when we were fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, states like Louisiana still had a head and master law. – Patricia Ireland

81672. Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress we have made against particularly virulent attack. But we must also hold out a vision, put forth a positive agenda of what women need and want and then move forward toward that dream. – Patricia Ireland

81673. They plan to ride into the White House on the Sweet Talk Express. Well, think again. Bush and Cheney are not compassionate conservatives. They are ruthless reactionaries. – Patricia Ireland

81674. I get a lot of inspiration from the audience feedback to our live shows. – Donnie Iris

81675. I think getting the rest of the guys in the band to write is important. – Donnie Iris

81676. I’ve always thought of myself as being extremely lucky. The idea is to keep that luck going. Headlining the Stanley was a real kick. I think it’s the type of thing I could get used to. – Donnie Iris

81677. I remember a tour where we played 50 cities in 56 days. We also went to Europe a couple of times. – Jack Irons

81678. I remember wearing overcoats, hiding in the bushes outside of Abbey Road Studios, waiting for the traffic to clear. As it did, we would drop our overcoats and run out on to the cross walk and strike our poses. – Jack Irons

81679. “Yield” was completed in 1997 and released in 1998. In the spring of 1997, I had made a decision to stop taking medications that I had been taking daily since 1988. – Jack Irons

81680. We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power had gone out in the building. Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage. We became very good friends and spent a lot of time together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the bands he was in at the time. – Jack Irons

81681. We got a chance to go and play in some places that the usual European tour by an American band didn’t go to. – Jack Irons

81682. We completed and released “No Code” in 1996. We began some off and on touring for that release. – Jack Irons

81683. In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle. Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts, Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians. – Jack Irons

81684. I finished the recordings I had started with Eleven. Matt Cameron joined for the rest of those sessions. – Jack Irons

81685. I could not finish the rest of the tours the band had planned. I was replaced by Matt Cameron. The next years of my life were about recovery, healing, and right living. I never lost the need to create. – Jack Irons

81686. I began the process of recording myself seriously in the fall of 1999. If I could finish an album of my own music, I would. Five years later I am happy to say I have. – Jack Irons

81687. I began hearing rumors of apossible recording session with Neil Young. I was a huge fan of Neil’s. – Jack Irons

81688. I began both auditioning with Pearl Jam and recording for Eleven. In the fall of 1994, I joined Pearl Jam. – Jack Irons

81689. After wrestling with myself for six months, I began medical treatment. During that time I started a band with some friends of mine called Jack’s Car, but that didn’t last. – Jack Irons

81690. I had wanted to play drums since the age of 9 when I saw a drum set in the window of a music store for the first time. We took lessons at a local music school and began playing together after about 6-9 months of lessons. – Jack Irons

81691. It was about this time that I began experiencing the beginnings of my battles with an anxiety disorder. We were touring a lot and there were some developing personal problems within the band. – Jack Irons

81692. What I try to do as an actor is constantly find that, find ways to risk, find opportunities to fall on my face if it’s going to be worth it, and then maybe I’ll surprise myself. – Jeremy Irons

81693. It’s always great to play a man who sets himself up to be punctured. – Jeremy Irons

81694. My father was a CPA. He worked hard in the aircraft industry, and would come home more and more infrequently. He was about to leave my mother, which he did when I was 15. – Jeremy Irons

81695. My next step must be to go to drama school. Well, I get into drama school, so I did that. – Jeremy Irons

81696. No, I don’t believe in hard work. If something is hard, leave it. Let it come to you. Let it happen. – Jeremy Irons

81697. Now in my theater training I showed no aptitude at all. – Jeremy Irons

81698. Paris Hilton, that’s very interesting what she did. I’ve never done that. I haven’t really sort of ever got into that. As time passes, maybe I should record it and put it in a vault so that when I get a little old don’t have the energy I can remember how life used to be. – Jeremy Irons

81699. So I continued through my next school, which takes me up to the age of 17, moving from the bottom stream of one year into the bottom stream of the next year, all the way through. I showed other talents which gave me self-respect, which is fine. – Jeremy Irons

81700. So nevertheless, what I’m saying is that what one is – one’s parameters are constantly narrowed by one’s success, and my desire is to widen my field even if I risk failure. – Jeremy Irons

81701. The sad thing about any business I suppose, but in mine you see it particularly, is that you’re always asked to do what you’ve already done. – Jeremy Irons

81702. We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams. – Jeremy Irons

81703. I was the youngest. The yule lamb. The one who always got away without doing the washing up. My sister was four years older, and my brother six years. – Jeremy Irons

81704. A trip to the mainland was a big event and happened maybe once a year, although now you can get across in a speed boat in seven minutes but then it was a long way away. – Jeremy Irons

81705. So the better my partner or my opposition, however you like to think about it, the better my game. – Jeremy Irons

81706. I was not naturally intellectual, but somebody whose interest had to be whetted, still the case sadly. – Jeremy Irons

81707. I think I would not be described as a character actor in that I don’t take on characteristics which are very alien to me. – Jeremy Irons

81708. I succeeded on sort of chutzpah and charm. No technique at all, didn’t know what I was doing, but it worked and the character suited me. – Jeremy Irons

81709. I liked the theater. I liked the people. I liked the time that we worked. – Jeremy Irons

81710. I had done a fair bit of traveling during the holidays in my school days with my guitar and discovered that I could live on it. Admittedly, I traveled with a sleeping bag but I could always find somewhere to lay my head. – Jeremy Irons

81711. I envy children who know that they’re going to become doctors, know they’re going to go into the forces or whatever. I think choice is one of the hardest things, but that’s what I try to give my children, to say you can do anything. – Jeremy Irons

81712. I constantly experience failure in that my work is never as good as I want it to be. So I live with failure. – Jeremy Irons

81713. However, I wasn’t very good at the sciences, or didn’t have a lot of help in the sciences or something but certainly didn’t set science for my A level. And when I came to take my A levels I didn’t get a good enough result to go to University. – Jeremy Irons

81714. Godspell was a good leap for me, it was a good shop window. – Jeremy Irons

81715. At age 10 or 12 he’s going to boarding school in the Isle of Wight. The Isle of Wight is, of course, down at the bottom of England just off South Hampton. – Jeremy Irons

81716. And trust, yes, which is important, but that is what I aim towards. Now that is difficult for some people, and with that desire to get things as good as possible, I would say that I’m probably regarded as quite prickly to work with. – Jeremy Irons

81717. An acting assistant stage manager in a theater in Canterbury, a rep theater. A small wage but just enough to get by on, and I made props and I walked on, and I changed scenery, and I realized that I just loved it. – Jeremy Irons

81718. Actors often behave like children, and so we’re taken for children. I want to be grown up. – Jeremy Irons

81719. And whenever I’m in a situation where I’m wearing the same as 600 other people and doing the same thing as 600 other people, looking back, I always found ways to make myself different, whether it be having a red lining inside of my jacket, having red shoes, it hasn’t changed. – Jeremy Irons

81720. Americans enjoy uniformity in a way that the British don’t; they wanted everybody of a sort of nice chorus line height and here I was, this person who was a good three inches taller than anyone else on the end of the line. – Jeremy Irons

81721. Because I’m now successful, what I’m being offered as an actor is more and more of the same. – Jeremy Irons

81722. I took acting lessons when I was 19, 20, and I had my writing. – Michael Ironside

81723. I want to make smart television. – Michael Ironside

81724. I’m a director’s actor; I’m a storyteller’s actor. – Michael Ironside

81725. My M.O. over the years is that I make things better, where people give me that freedom. – Michael Ironside

81726. I basically was a precocious little kid. – Michael Ironside

81727. If anything, I want to bring television back up to where it will entertain and engage a gamer. – Michael Ironside

81728. I mean, I’ve been in a hundred and fifty films; I don’t want to just sit around and talk about things. – Michael Ironside

81729. People who get involved with the success of something have to be given at least some share of that success. – Michael Ironside

81730. When I was in art college, I would be painting, and I would create something on a canvas that was actually quite attractive. But if I got frightened and tried to protect that, that canvas would die. – Michael Ironside

81731. I ended up an actor, did my first professional union gig in 1974, and I’ve been doing it ever since. – Michael Ironside

81732. People are either enamored with me or wonder if they can take me. – Michael Ironside

81733. The whole thing means such a great deal for me, and hopefully one day it will be there. But my friends and my family mean a little more. I would rather be helping them, even if it hurts that. – Michael Irvin

81734. Hey, we have obligations. We all work for a living now. – Michael Irvin

81735. I am going to do everything I can to clear my name. – Michael Irvin

81736. I can’t write my life story without Emmitt and Troy. They can’t write their life stories without me. We’re tied together forever. This is a day to remember for the rest of our lives. – Michael Irvin

81737. I didn’t always know, but I always wanted to. I always wanted to be the very best receiver the Cowboys ever had. That was my goal coming in as a rookie and my goal throughout my career: being the best they ever had, going up in the Ring of Honor. – Michael Irvin

81738. I know the type of demons they have to fight and I am going to help them, because it’s the only way I can keep them from getting to my family. I have to clean up my friends because they are around my boys. It’s upsetting. – Michael Irvin

81739. I understand people have doubts, but I’m totally clean. – Michael Irvin

81740. I’m taking T.O., every day… He gives me the whole football field. – Michael Irvin

81741. You made it something special. Most of all, I want to thank the fans for your support not through the great times that we shared on the football field, but for the last 17 years of my life. You have supported me through all times. – Michael Irvin

81742. I am the original… Those are my disciples. – Michael Irvin

81743. ‘Through the times I’ve gone through the last couple of weeks – and I’m still trying to help a friend – I got attacked pretty hard through the media, and it hurt and it was devastating, but I really found out who was with me and who was there for me. – Michael Irvin

81744. We all want to thank Emmitt for allowing us to enjoy every yard. – Michael Irvin

81745. We looked at each other standing on the podium, and I think we all were tearing up. But we had to keep it cool. I think we did. Then we let out a breath. – Michael Irvin

81746. I am not a player anymore. – Michael Irvin

81747. I’m no superman. – Michael Irvin

81748. In the U.S., with very few exceptions, actresses older than 35 are simply discarded. – Amy Irving

81749. When my career first began, I didn’t have children – so there’s a whole lot of difference in the way I choose roles now. Not just films for my children, but how long I’m going to be away, and is Dad going to be home while I’m gone. That sort-of factor plays a part. – Amy Irving

81750. I will argue my points; I will have my opinions. But at the end of the day, it’s the director’s choice. – Amy Irving

81751. I used to travel in tennis shoes; I am just not allowed to anymore. I’m an old hippie from San Francisco. – Amy Irving

81752. I thought that my movie career was finished. I was quite happy to dedicate myself 100% to the theater. Surprisingly enough, I’ve never gotten so many work offers. It’s so exciting, this feeling of a new beginning after 40. – Amy Irving

81753. And you know, the baby boomers are getting older, and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer, and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion. – Amy Irving

81754. You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality. – Amy Irving

81755. I became chairman of the inmates committee. Got into a lot of trouble. Was accused of fomenting a riot. Was accused of plotting to kill the warden. – Clifford Irving

81756. I was on a train of lies. I couldn’t jump off. – Clifford Irving

81757. Without Hitler, the State of Israel probably would not exist today. To that extent he was probably the Jews’ greatest friend. – David Irving

81758. I made a mistake when I said there were no gas chambers at Auschwitz. – David Irving

81759. I have no academic qualifications whatsoever. – David Irving

81760. History is like a constantly changing tree. – David Irving

81761. I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it. – Edward Irving

81762. The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with respect to poor Scotland, is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and cruelty with which they speak of others. – Edward Irving

81763. The Evangelical party in the Church of Scotland will lay all flat if they be not prevented. – Edward Irving

81764. I have thoroughly gone through the subject of the Incarnation; and if it served you, could at any time give you the history from the beginning of the controversies on this subject, and of its present form. – Edward Irving

81765. The state of my poor boy’s health prevents me from leaving home for a night. – Edward Irving

81766. Wouldn’t you like to have heard the voice of Shakespeare, or Jesus Christ? – Henry Irving

81767. Into thy hands, O Lord. Into thy hands. – Henry Irving

81768. You speak into it and everything is recorded, voice, tone, intonation, everything. You turn a little wheel, and forth it comes, and can be repeated ten thousand times. Only fancy what this suggests. – Henry Irving

81769. I had been a student in Vienna, and one of the neat little things I had found out was about that zoo. It was a good debut novel for me to have published. I was 26 or 27 when it was published. I already had a kid and would soon have a second. – John Irving

81770. You don’t want to dwell on your enemies, you know. I basically feel so superior to my critics for the simple reason that they haven’t done what I do. Most book reviewers haven’t written 11 novels. Many of them haven’t written one. – John Irving

81771. And I don’t want to begin something, I don’t want to write that first sentence until all the important connections in the novel are known to me. As if the story has already taken place, and it’s my responsibility to put it in the right order to tell it to you. – John Irving

81772. And I find – I’m 63, and my capacity to be by myself and just spend time by myself hasn’t diminished any. That’s the necessary part of being a writer, you better like being alone. – John Irving

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81773. Good habits are worth being fanatical about. – John Irving

81774. Half my life is an act of revision. – John Irving

81775. I don’t begin a novel or a screenplay until I know the ending. And I don’t mean only that I have to know what happens. I mean that I have to hear the actual sentences. I have to know what atmosphere the words convey. – John Irving

81776. Sometimes that’s a year, sometimes it’s 18 months, where all I’m doing is taking notes. I’m reconstructing the story from the back to the front so that I know where the front is. – John Irving

81777. Your memory is a monster; you forget – it doesn’t. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you – and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you! – John Irving

81778. You’ve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed. – John Irving

81779. You know, people think you have to be dumb to skip rope for 45 minutes. No, you have to be able to imagine something else. While you’re skipping rope, you have to be able to see something else. – John Irving

81780. The building of the architecture of a novel – the craft of it – is something I never tire of. – John Irving

81781. You can’t learn everything you need to know legally. – John Irving

81782. When I was still in prep school – 14, 15 – I started keeping notebooks, journals. I started writing, almost like landscape drawing or life drawing. I never kept a diary, I never wrote about my day and what happened to me, but I described things. – John Irving

81783. To each other, we were as normal and nice as the smell of bread. We were just a family. In a family even exaggerations make perfect sense. – John Irving

81784. Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties. – John Irving

81785. There are few things as seemingly untouched by the real world as a child asleep. – John Irving

81786. I have pretty thick skin, and I think if you’re going to be in this business, if you’re going to be an actor or a writer, you better have a thick skin. – John Irving

81787. Sigmund Freud was a novelist with a scientific background. He just didn’t know he was a novelist. All those damn psychiatrists after him, they didn’t know he was a novelist either. – John Irving

81788. No adult in my family would ever tell me anything about who my father was. I knew from an older cousin – only four years older than I am – everything, or what little I could discover about him. – John Irving

81789. More than a half, maybe as much as two-thirds of my life as a writer is rewriting. I wouldn’t say I have a talent that’s special. It strikes me that I have an unusual kind of stamina. – John Irving

81790. If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. – John Irving

81791. I’ve always been a fan of the 19th century novel, of the novel that is plotted, character-driven, and where the passage of time is almost as central to the novel as a major minor character, the passage of time and its effect on the characters in the story. – John Irving

81792. I think the sport of wrestling, which I became involved with at the age of 14… I competed until I was 34, kind of old for a contact sport. I coached the sport until I was 47. I think the discipline of wrestling has given me the discipline I have to write. – John Irving

81793. I take people very seriously. People are all I take seriously, in fact. Therefore, I have nothing but sympathy for how people behave – and nothing but laughter to console them with. – John Irving

81794. I suppose I’m proudest of my novels for what’s imagined in them. I think the world of my imagination is a richer and more interesting place than my personal biography. – John Irving

81795. There’s no reason you shouldn’t, as a writer, not be aware of the necessity to revise yourself constantly. – John Irving

81796. There’s no reason you should write any novel quickly. – John Irving

81797. I demand more of myself than anyone else could ever expect. – Julius Irving

81798. I live my life trying to never appear to be a small man. – Julius Irving

81799. An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather. – Washington Irving

81800. Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. – Washington Irving

81801. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. – Washington Irving

81802. Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love. – Washington Irving

81803. It is not poverty so much as pretense that harasses a ruined man – the struggle between a proud mind and an empty purse – the keeping up of a hollow show that must soon come to an end. – Washington Irving

81804. I’ve had it with you and your emotional constipation! – Washington Irving

81805. I am always at a loss at how much to believe of my own stories. – Washington Irving

81806. Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant. – Washington Irving

81807. He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart. – Washington Irving

81808. Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. – Washington Irving

81809. One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more. – Washington Irving

81810. Age is a matter of feeling, not of years. – Washington Irving

81811. After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without; and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty. – Washington Irving

81812. Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You’re never as good as you’d like to be. So there’s always something to hope for. – Washington Irving

81813. A woman’s whole life is a history of the affections. – Washington Irving

81814. A woman never forgets her sex. She would rather talk with a man than an angel, any day. – Washington Irving

81815. A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. – Washington Irving

81816. A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use. – Washington Irving

81817. A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. – Washington Irving

81818. Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. – Washington Irving

81819. The tongue is the only tool that gets sharper with use. – Washington Irving

81820. Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business. – Washington Irving

81821. Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No – no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears. – Washington Irving

81822. Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home. – Washington Irving

81823. They who drink beer will think beer. – Washington Irving

81824. There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard. – Washington Irving

81825. There is in every woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. – Washington Irving

81826. There is in every true woman’s heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. – Washington Irving

81827. There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position, and be bruised in a new place. – Washington Irving

81828. There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations. – Washington Irving

81829. Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three. – Washington Irving

81830. There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others however humble. – Washington Irving

81831. Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is to little. – Washington Irving

81832. The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal – every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open – this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude. – Washington Irving

81833. The natural principle of war is to do the most harm to our enemy with the least harm to ourselves; and this of course is to be effected by stratagem. – Washington Irving

81834. The natural effect of sorrow over the dead is to refine and elevate the mind. – Washington Irving

81835. The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible. – Washington Irving

81836. The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow. – Washington Irving

81837. The easiest thing to do, whenever you fail, is to put yourself down by blaming your lack of ability for your misfortunes. – Washington Irving

81838. Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. – Washington Irving

81839. Rising genius always shoots out its rays from among the clouds, but these will gradually roll away and disappear as it ascends to its steady luster. – Washington Irving

81840. Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles. – Washington Irving

81841. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. – Washington Irving

81842. Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. – Washington Irving

81843. A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother’s love endures through all. – Washington Irving

81844. People keep telling us, that they didn’t know when they were booking tickets for it, but afterwards they say that they’ve had no sense that they were watching an old fashioned play. – Bill Irwin

81845. We constantly run lines together before every show too, and then there’s a long, traditionally long, story to tell the audience every show. Today, we’re doing it twice. – Bill Irwin

81846. The fact is that we like each other very much, and we of course see each other on stage all the time, but this means more time to spend together, and that’s great. We couldn’t be happier. – Bill Irwin

81847. It’s an exhilarating play, and you come off tired, but thrilled. – Bill Irwin

81848. Being nominated is a great thrill, and we like to say that all four of us were nominated, which means that our director, Anthony Page was nominated four times. – Bill Irwin

81849. This play is truly a great invention, and we’re having a great time doing it eight times a week. – Bill Irwin

81850. Every time you lose an animal, it’s like losing a brick from the house. Pretty soon the house just falls down, you know? – Bindi Irwin

81851. I feel like I’m nothing without wildlife. They are the stars. I feel awkward without them. – Bindi Irwin

81852. I just never subscribed to the theory that at age 55, you fall off the face of the earth on the Tour. I always felt that was too young of an age for that. – Hale Irwin

81853. If you’re not just a little bit nervous before a match, you probably don’t have the expectations of yourself that you should have. – Hale Irwin

81854. The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine. – James Irwin

81855. I felt the power of God as I’d never felt it before. – James Irwin

81856. I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message. – Steve Irwin

81857. My field is with apex predators, hence your crocodiles, your snakes, your spiders. – Steve Irwin

81858. My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people’s sacred status, regardless of the pest. – Steve Irwin

81859. My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife. – Steve Irwin

81860. I’ve probably saved thousands of peoples’ lives with my educational message on snake bites, how to get in around venomous anything. – Steve Irwin

81861. I’m a proud Australian, a very, very proud Australian. – Steve Irwin

81862. I sincerely believe that there’s room for cutting down trees for forestry and grazing, so as we all get to eat. Everyone has to compromise. – Steve Irwin

81863. I have no fear of losing my life – if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it. – Steve Irwin

81864. I bled a lot. I got hit across the face. We couldn’t film for seven days. I got hit, whacked, underwater, across the face. I finished the shot, got into the boat and blood started coming out. – Steve Irwin

81865. Since I was a boy, from this house, I was out rescuing crocodiles and snakes. My mum and dad were very passionate about that and, I was lucky enough to go along. – Steve Irwin

81866. I believe sustainable use is the greatest propaganda in wildlife conservation at the moment. – Steve Irwin

81867. I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that’s habitat destruction. – Steve Irwin

81868. I am optimistic globally. So many scientists are working frantically on the reparation of our planet. – Steve Irwin

81869. Herein lies our problem. If we level that much land to grow rice and whatever, then no other animal could live there except for some insect pest species. Which is very unfortunate. – Steve Irwin

81870. Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent. – Steve Irwin

81871. Crikey means gee whiz, wow! – Steve Irwin

81872. Because when they strike it can be that quick that if they’re within range, you’re dead, you’re dead in your tracks. And his head weighs more than my body so it’s WHACK! – Steve Irwin

81873. I get called an adrenaline junkie every other minute, and I’m just fine with that. – Steve Irwin

81874. The only animals I’m not comfortable with are parrots, but I’m learning as I go. I’m getting better and better at ’em. I really am. – Steve Irwin

81875. You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it’ll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it’s not even funny. – Steve Irwin

81876. You know, I’m Australian, and we have got the worst sense of humor. We are cruel to each other. – Steve Irwin

81877. Yeah, I’m a thrill seeker, but crikey, education’s the most important thing. – Steve Irwin

81878. Yeah, I think it’s an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling. – Steve Irwin

81879. Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me. That’s their job. I don’t know why that is. They’ve nearly torn my nose off. I’ve had some really bad parrot bites. – Steve Irwin

81880. Where I live if someone gives you a hug it’s from the heart. – Steve Irwin

81881. When I talk to the camera, mate, it’s not like I’m talking to the camera, I’m talking to you because I want to whip you around and plunk you right there with me. – Steve Irwin

81882. No matter where you go and what you do in America, you turn the tele on and you’re confronted with violence. – Steve Irwin

81883. There’s a lot of research behind the scenes that you don’t get to see, but I have an instinct that my dad nurtured from when I was born. I was very lucky then. – Steve Irwin

81884. No, snakes are no problem. I’d go to any country, anywhere, any snakes, not a problem. – Steve Irwin

81885. The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue. – Steve Irwin

81886. That might have a lot to do with it, but you know, I probably don’t show fear, but I suffer from fear like everyone else. – Steve Irwin

81887. Take the crocodile, for example, my favorite animal. There are 23 species. Seventeen of those species are rare or endangered. They’re on the way out, no matter what anyone does or says, you know. – Steve Irwin

81888. So, my tactic with conservation of apex predators is to get people excited and take them to where they live. – Steve Irwin

81889. So now what happens is the cameras follow me around and capture exactly what I’ve been doing since I was a boy. Only now we have a team of, you know, like 73 of us, and it’s gone beyond that. – Steve Irwin

81890. So fear helps me from making mistakes, but I make lot of mistakes. – Steve Irwin

81891. Snakes are just very instinctive to me. I’ve been playing with snakes since before I could walk. It doesn’t matter where or what it is, from the biggest to the most venomous. – Steve Irwin

81892. We’ve evolved from sitting back on our tripods and shooting wildlife films like they have been shot historically, which doesn’t work for us. – Steve Irwin

81893. It’s just really, really beautiful. Each scene is one long 15 minute take without cutting. My scene is with Robin Wright-Penn so I’m pretty excited about that. – Jason Isaacs

81894. I can’t tell you too much about it because I’m not even meant to tell you that I’m in it. In fact, I might never work again now that I’ve been talking to you. I’m not in it for very long, let’s put it that way. – Jason Isaacs

81895. I’m at the beginning of it. I’m Elektra’s last job before the story kicks off. – Jason Isaacs

81896. I don’t know if it’s a romantic comedy but I’m in the beginning of the first of the season of “The West Wing.” We shot it last year. I don’t know. If anyone asks me to be in one, I’ll jump on it. – Jason Isaacs

81897. I talk to people who are musicians, and they go, Oh this is hell. And I go, Are you kidding me? You never put tar paper on a roof, did ya? – Chris Isaak

81898. I think I’m in a really nice position, where I’m sure I could do another show if I wanted to do one, but right now the main thing in my mind is writing songs. – Chris Isaak

81899. One thing, when you’re an actor, you finish something and then you have to worry about what the next gig is. When you’re a musician, you can always write your own stuff, and I’m working on new stuff for a new album right now. – Chris Isaak

81900. The things that got me through grade school are helping me out later in life. It’s like, I show up on time. If you buy a ticket to one of my shows, I’ll show up. I’ll be there. And if it says 10:00, I’ll be on stage at 10:00. – Chris Isaak

81901. We must do a better job of educating all drivers to be safer on the road. – Johnny Isakson

81902. My submission to you is we’re fighting the war on terror not overseas but in our own streets, and we’d be spending vast more fortunes to try to be a defensive country to protect ourselves rather than an offensive country to spread democracy wherever people yearn for it. – Johnny Isakson

81903. The people of Iraq are grateful for what the people of the United States of America and our armed forces and our coalition forces are giving them the opportunity to do. – Johnny Isakson

81904. Let there be no reservation or doubt that I believe the Senate should vote on each and every judicial appointment made by the President of the United States and that no rule or procedure should ever stop the Senate from exercising its constitutional responsibility. – Johnny Isakson

81905. I heard someone in opposition to reform last night criticize the president for saying it’s their money. They said it’s not their money; it’s my mother’s money. Well that’s what’s wrong with the system. – Johnny Isakson

81906. We’re at war against the ultimate evil in the world, and We’re going to win. – Johnny Isakson

81907. You know they say the most dangerous person of the world is a member of the United States Congress just home from a three-day fact-finding trip. – Johnny Isakson

81908. I’ll bet Shakespeare compromised himself a lot; anybody who’s in the entertainment industry does to some extent. – Christopher Isherwood

81909. What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, ‘Oh, our attitude has changed. We don’t dislike these people any more.’ But by the strangest coincidence, they haven’t taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books. – Christopher Isherwood

81910. Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination. – Christopher Isherwood

81911. I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking. – Christopher Isherwood

81912. California is a tragic country – like Palestine, like every Promised Land. – Christopher Isherwood

81913. One should never write down or up to people, but out of yourself. – Christopher Isherwood

81914. I’m very fortunate in that I don’t have money problems. I have lunch with my wife at home. I don’t have to commute, so I have much more time with my family. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81915. All children have to be deceived if they are to grow up without trauma. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81916. As a writer, I’m more interested in what people tell themselves happened rather than what actually happened. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81917. I couldn’t speak Japanese very well, passport regulations were changing, I felt British, and my future was in Britain. And it would also make me eligible for literary awards. But I still think I’m regarded as one of their own in Japan. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81918. People were incredibly kind to our family and went out of their way to help. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81919. I felt slightly superior to student politics, for instance. I had no reason to think this, but I thought of myself as slightly more seasoned. I became quite cynical talking to my student friends. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81920. I think I had actually served my apprenticeship as a writer of fiction by writing all those songs. I had already been through phases of autobiographical or experimental stuff. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81921. I was a little concerned that a lot of people thought I wrote Merchant Ivory movies. I also thought if I was ever going to write something strange and difficult, that was the time. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81922. The world is crawling with authors touring now. They’re like performance artists. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81923. I do feel part of that generation of people who were rather idealistic in the ’70s and became disillusioned in the ’80s. Not just about social services issues, but the world. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81924. When you become a parent, or a teacher, you turn into a manager of this whole system. You become the person controlling the bubble of innocence around a child, regulating it. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81925. When I got to 40 or so… I had the sense when I looked back over my life I would actually see a mess of decisions, a few of which I had thought about, some of which I had sort of stumbled on, and many that I had no control over whatsoever. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81926. What is difficult is the promotion, balancing the public side of a writer’s life with the writing. I think that’s something a lot of writers are having to face. Writers have become much more public now. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81927. There’s a practical problem about time and energy, and a more subtle problem of what it does to a writer’s head, to continually analyze why they write, where it all comes from, where it’s going to. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81928. Our family arrived in England in 1960. At that time I thought the war was ancient history. But if I think of 15 years ago from now, that’s 1990, and that seems like yesterday to me. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81929. There are things I am more interested in than the clone thing. How are they trying to find their place in the world and make sense of their lives? To what extent can they transcend their fate? As time starts to run out, what are the things that really matter? – Kazuo Ishiguro

81930. If you look at my last songs and first short stories, there is a real connection between them. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81931. The book was at a reasonably high position on the New York Times… before I was in the country. I thought it would be an interesting experiment to see if my presence here would push it up or down. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81932. Screenplays I didn’t really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81933. People aren’t quite sure what it means when a book is a Booker Prize winner. They’re not quite sure what is being recommended, what literary values it stands for, because every year it stands for something different. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81934. Now when I look back to the Guildford of that time, it seems far more exotic to me than Nagasaki. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81935. My friends and I took songwriting very, very seriously. My hero was and still is Bob Dylan, but also people like Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell and that whole generation. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81936. Memory is quite central for me. Part of it is that I like the actual texture of writing through memory. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81937. There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81938. I had been plunged into a different world. I found myself spending half my time answering weird questions on book tours in the Midwest. People would stand up and explain to me the situation in their office and ask me whether they should resign or not. – Kazuo Ishiguro

81939. Let them bomb Japan with that nasty missile. Their missile cannot load a nuclear warhead. – Shintaro Ishihara

81940. There is simply no plausible construction of the known evidence that leaves out Novak either providing a proffer through his lawyer of what he would say if he testified or having testified directly. – Michael Isikoff

81941. You know, this is – one can imagine how life would be different if one body of Congress was controlled by the other party, there would be subpoena power and there would be all – mechanisms to get to the bottom of all sorts of issues of controversy. – Michael Isikoff

81942. We also quoted Robert Luskin, Rove’s attorney, acknowledging that Rove did speak to Cooper late on the week prior to the article coming out, which would have been July 10 or 11. – Michael Isikoff

81943. Some of the best stories that I’ve gotten, that others have written about this administration, about the previous administration, you have to rely on anonymous sources. – Michael Isikoff

81944. Potentially significant, by the way, because we don’t know exactly what’s in Matt Cooper’s notes, and we don’t know – and we don’t still know the answer to the crucial question of whether it was Rove or somebody else that revealed Valerie Plame’s name to him. – Michael Isikoff

81945. No, I did not offer to resign for a second. – Michael Isikoff

81946. Look, obviously that was – created quite a firestorm, but Newsweek editors have made clear that this was a situation where, you know, a solid, well-placed source provided some information. – Michael Isikoff

81947. If – you know, it seems to me that if we see Matt Cooper being carted off to jail today, a lot of people may find that, you know, a very upsetting thing. – Michael Isikoff

81948. Well, it is true that they did – the Pentagon did impose rules for governing the handling of the Koran in January of 2003, after there had been complaints about the handling of the Koran from detainees, from the International Red Cross. – Michael Isikoff

81949. I think the bottom line for me and for Newsweek is that there were a lot of – we did retract this specific matter about the Koran and the toilet for the reasons that you just cited. – Michael Isikoff

81950. He wasn’t sure exactly which day, but what’s noteworthy about that is that is also before Valerie Plame is first identified in the Robert Novak piece that ran on Monday, July 14. – Michael Isikoff

81951. Mr. Luskin also says that Rove did not knowingly disclose classified information and did not tell any reporters that Valerie Plame worked for the C.I.A. – Michael Isikoff

81952. If I would have listened, if I would have understood diabetes like I understood music, maybe these things wouldn’t have happened. – Marvin Isley

81953. Of all our possessions, wisdom alone is imortal. – Isocrates

81954. I believe that social security should be a universal retirement guarantee and not means tested. – Steve Israel

81955. Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders. That’s 11 million people living in the shadows whom we know next to nothing about. – Steve Israel

81956. The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act would expand research on embryonic stem cells by increasing the number of lines stem cells that would be eligible for federally funded research. – Steve Israel

81957. The President and I agree that Social Security needs to be preserved so that we can ensure that all Americans receive the retirement benefits they’ve been promised. But we disagree as to how best to fix the system. – Steve Israel

81958. Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined. – Steve Israel

81959. Our Nation’s immigration laws are disrespected both by those who cross our borders illegally and by the businesses that hire those illegal immigrants. – Steve Israel

81960. It is estimated that raising the retirement age to 70 would cut the shortfall by about 36%. But this proposal has some drawbacks. Women and men who have worked jobs that require manual labor all of their lives may not physically be able to do work until they are 70 years old. – Steve Israel

81961. You can be sure that I will always consider how changes to Social Security will impact people with disabilities when considering the various proposals offered for reform. – Steve Israel

81962. As you know, Social Security functions under the premise that today’s workers will help finance benefits for retirees and that these workers will then be supported by the next generation of workers paying into the same system. – Steve Israel

81963. I believe that as a nation we must have a bipartisan discussion about how to best preserve and protect Social Security for our seniors and for future generations of Americans. – Steve Israel

81964. As a result of the current universal benefit, the poverty rate for seniors in America is about 10%. Without the universal benefit, it would be over 50%. – Steve Israel

81965. Because there still exists a significant pay gap, women tend to earn less than men over the course of their lifetimes. Compounding the problem, women tend to spend less time in the workforce than men. – Steve Israel

81966. Plus, 40% of our debt is owned by foreign interest. I can’t support a plan that passes along cost burden to our children and makes us more reliant on foreign dollars. – Steve Israel

81967. For these reasons, women tend to rely more heavily on Social Security in their retirement than do men. – Steve Israel

81968. I actually share her view and understand her frustration when any government attempts to ban secular symbols like Santa Claus or Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer or Christmas lights. – Steve Israel

81969. I always try to keep my constituents as up-to-date as possible with what’s going on here in Washington. – Steve Israel

81970. After 9/11, the businesses in my district and throughout the New York metropolitan area saw firsthand the result of a lack of availability of terrorism insurance. – Steve Israel

81971. Every ISP is being attacked, maliciously both from in the United States and outside of the United States, by those who want to invade people’s privacy. But more importantly they want to take control of computers, they want to hack them, they want to steal information. – Darrell Issa

81972. Every one of our congressional offices, every day, is under attack. – Darrell Issa

81973. Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet. – Darrell Issa

81974. It’s very simple. If the American people care about a lot of things including corruption in government, then, in fact, if you use the power to appoint in order to do political business, to clear fields, to save your party money and so on, if it’s not a crime – and I believe it is – it certainly is business as usual, politics of corruption. – Darrell Issa

81975. The public don’t know what they want; it’s my job to tell them. – Alec Issigonis

81976. An expert is someone who tells you why you can’t do something. – Alec Issigonis

81977. I feel very, very proud that so many people have copied me. – Alec Issigonis

81978. A camel is a horse designed by committee. – Alec Issigonis

81979. It is much easier to drive without having an accident. – Alec Issigonis

81980. To become an American citizen, we require people to read, write and speak in English. That is to help them to assimilate in our melting pot, truly to become Americans. We mock that when the cherished right to vote does not involve English any more. – Ernest Istook

81981. The birth of democracy in Iraq is one of the great positive changes of our era. – Ernest Istook

81982. The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion. – Ernest Istook

81983. The motives of these parents vary, many parents don’t like the curriculum being taught to their kids, or are wary of the threat of peer pressure or the presence of drugs or violence lurking in too many of our schools today. – Ernest Istook

81984. There are a lot of Grinches out there that would like nothing better than to take any references to religion out of the holiday season. – Ernest Istook

81985. There are many alternatives to embryonic stem cell research, alternatives with great potential. We need to support these and oppose creating life for the sole purpose of destroying it. – Ernest Istook

81986. There’s a lot of exaggerated talk about CAFTA, but it’s actually a fairly routine trade agreement. Although it involves fairly small nations, they’re still more important trade partners than places like Australia or many other larger nations. – Ernest Istook

81987. Thousands of present day students, like many of our Founding Fathers, are being taught at home. – Ernest Istook

81988. We cannot sacrifice innocent human life now for vague and exaggerated promises of medical treatments thirty of forty years from now. There are ways to pursue this technology and respect life at the same time. – Ernest Istook

81989. We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can’t have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem. – Ernest Istook

81990. We’ve outpaced Japan and Europe in creating new jobs, but there’s major competition from India and China. It’s not enough to make income tax cuts permanent. – Ernest Istook

81991. While even pornography is protected as free speech, the courts have consciously undermined religious speech and freedom of religion for years. – Ernest Istook

81992. I remind everyone: Whether you school them at home or send them to school, you as a parent have the responsibility to make sure they learn and behave. Teachers and principals may help, but parents are the ones who must accept responsibility. – Ernest Istook

81993. The American people do not want people thumbing their nose at the law. It undercuts the very fabric of our society and the system of civil justice and of criminal justice as well. – Ernest Istook

81994. Those people who want to express their religious beliefs on public property should enjoy the same rights that we provide to those protesting the war in Iraq. – Ernest Istook

81995. I think it’s awful that the state of Oklahoma a couple of years ago passed this law to give the same tuition to illegals as they do to people who are residents of Oklahoma. I think it’s wrong. – Ernest Istook

81996. America’s strength is not our diversity; our strength is our ability to unite people of different backgrounds around common principles. A common language is necessary to reach that goal. – Ernest Istook

81997. Americans should be free to recognize our religious heritage; doing that is not the same as creating a government-sponsored religion. – Ernest Istook

81998. Education begins at home and I applaud the parents who recognize that they – not someone else – must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated. – Ernest Istook

81999. English should be our official language. Reading and speaking English are requirements to become a citizen. – Ernest Istook

82000. Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America’s students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal. – Ernest Istook

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