180000 famous quotes part 85 – 84001 to 85000

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180000 famous quotes part 85 – 84001 to 85000

84001. In Morocco, it’s possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time. – Tahar Ben Jelloun

84002. I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation. I know that’s not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity. – Tahar Ben Jelloun

84003. I wouldn’t put it past God to arrange a virgin birth if He wanted, but I very much doubt if He would. – David Edward Jenkins

84004. No statement about God is simply, literally true. God is far more than can be measured, described, defined in ordinary language, or pinned down to any particular happening. – David Edward Jenkins

84005. I would love to see as many of the black players as possible in today’s Major League Baseball make every effort to go to the Negro Leagues Museum and get a first-hand view of how it all started. – Ferguson Jenkins

84006. Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching. – Ferguson Jenkins

84007. All of the charities we’re involved with have touched me in one way or another on a personal level. There are about eight or nine charities that I support. – Ferguson Jenkins

84008. People are scared to death and they’re looking for something beyond themselves. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84009. When you come to Christ as a real young person, I think when you become a teen-ager either you rebel or you search, doubt, and wonder. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84010. Ironically, in today’s marketplace successful nonfiction has to be unbelievable, while successful fiction must be believable. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84011. While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84012. In the prequel we’re going to tell about the characters before Left Behind, and the book would end with the rapture instead of start with the rapture like the first one did. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84013. It’s made me more expectant of the imminent return of Jesus, and also more sensitive to the people around me. Knowing Jesus will return soon makes me want all the more to tell people about him and all that he offers. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84014. Left Behind takes what to some people may be unbelievable predictions from the Bible and shows how they might play out. It makes the events of biblical prophecy understandable and thus believable. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84015. My dream remains to inform and entertain through fiction in the form of novels and movies that compete in the marketplace of ideas. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84016. Of course, bad marriages are so pervasive that they have invaded the faith community too. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84017. People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84018. SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline. Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery. Like working without a net. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84019. The Christian market has less competition and lower standards. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84020. The theater of the mind is impossible to compete with, and I like the idea that with a few suggestions, each reader forms in his or her own mind what a character or a place looks like. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84021. The uninitiated have real questions and valid concerns over how the things of God appear to them. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84022. There is a comfort zone of knowing where things are going and having characters in place, but the action gets more and more dramatic and is very challenging to describe. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84023. When I was a junior camp counselor and it was my job to tell the campers a bedtime story or devotional, I would tell them a rapture story. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84024. I was raised as a Christian but the transaction has to be made by yourself – you and God – at some point. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84025. Tim sends me a fairly ambitious workup in notebook form noting the passages we’re going to cover and the chronology of the biblical events, and his commentaries on those things he’s read and written. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84026. Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84027. In my opinion, Jesus is God’s attempt to reach man. But while I believe Jesus is the way to God, it makes no sense to hate people who disagree. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84028. I’ve written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don’t have it. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84029. Actually ‘Soon’ has more than the Left Behind series, but I really believe less is more. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84030. Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84031. Fiction has a unique role in conveying Truth. In fact, only fiction that is Truth with a capital T is worthwhile. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84032. Funny, I don’t feel any more powerful today than yesterday. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84033. Gil Thorpe is a great diversion and is to book writing as poetry is to prose. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84034. He just kind of talks them through, and then I get the fun part cause I get to make up the stories. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84035. I don’t see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84036. I fear it’s because religion is man’s attempt to reach God, and when he feels he has succeeded, he cannot abide anyone else’s claim to have done the same. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84037. I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84038. I put off writing the first Left Behind book for a year because I got invited to assist Billy Graham in his memoirs, and had we known what we were putting off for a year, we might not have put it off. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84039. Good fiction must be entertaining, but what makes fiction special – and True – is that the realness of a novel allows it to carry a larger message. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84040. I was raised in a Christian home and, in fact, my mother led me to Christ as a youngster. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84041. As for dialogue, I think it keeps things moving to cut to the chase. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84042. I think all fiction should be fair game for the Christian market, except porn, of course. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84043. Writers write. Dreamers talk about it. – Jerry B. Jenkins

84044. I made a big mistake of my life. – Robert Jenkins

84045. When I got on the airplane in Indonesia coming to Japan, my intentions was to turn myself in to the military for the simple reason I would like to put my daughters with their mother, one thing. Another thing, I’d like to clear my conscience. – Robert Jenkins

84046. A number of Americans were used, most often unwillingly, by North Korea to arm spies with English-speaking skills so they could target American interests in South Korea and beyond. – Robert Jenkins

84047. It was not my intention whatsoever for the Japanese government to try to get me out of trouble. And I really appreciate the Japanese government for all they have done for me. – Robert Jenkins

84048. The American Army has supplied, assigned a very capable man to me, to help me, bring me to military justice. I don’t think I need no civilians. All I want to do is clear myself with the American Army. – Robert Jenkins

84049. We must not expect a full-scale peaceful revolution every time a Labour Government is elected. – Roy Jenkins

84050. There are always great dangers in letting the best be the enemy of the good. – Roy Jenkins

84051. The permissive society has been allowed to become a dirty phrase. A better phrase is the civilised society. – Roy Jenkins

84052. The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life. – Roy Jenkins

84053. The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered. – Roy Jenkins

84054. I am sure Mr Heath thinks he is honest but I wish he didn’t have to have his friends say it so often. – Roy Jenkins

84055. A social democratic party without deep roots in the working class movement would quickly fade into an unrepresentative intellectual sect. – Roy Jenkins

84056. You make kingdoms and castles on your own. – Stephan Jenkins

84057. It’s important to face down your demons. – Stephan Jenkins

84058. My music is my way to rearrange the world according to my own hopes. – Stephan Jenkins

84059. Sex is funny and love is serious. – Stephan Jenkins

84060. That’s what drew me to rock music in the first place – that sense of remaking the world on your own terms. – Stephan Jenkins

84061. There’s usually a rhythm and a melody in my head, and that creates an emotional state. – Stephan Jenkins

84062. When you’re just shagging girls, you can talk about it, but once it gets real, then you don’t. – Stephan Jenkins

84063. It was a hard time for me to have a pure moment, to be present, to be here. – Stephan Jenkins

84064. My music is so often like a lullaby I write to myself to make sense of things I can’t tie together, or things I’ve lost, or things I’ll never have. – Stephan Jenkins

84065. What we value about music and literature are the moments that they create in our minds when we encounter them. – Stephan Jenkins

84066. So I like that sound, but I am not interested in being retro. – Stephan Jenkins

84067. I have my share of insecurities, hopes and fears. – Stephan Jenkins

84068. I’ve spent several years now with my head down. – Stephan Jenkins

84069. I’ve always identified with the misfits. – Stephan Jenkins

84070. I was not someone who participated in other people’s castles. – Stephan Jenkins

84071. I try to be the fixer of situations and I gravitate to people who are institutional misfits. – Stephan Jenkins

84072. I think if it’s not monumental, there’s no point. – Stephan Jenkins

84073. I like people who have a pulse and aren’t afraid to show it. – Stephan Jenkins

84074. But I’m not worried about seeking out the approval of others – that high school thing of joining the club. – Stephan Jenkins

84075. I don’t think DIY is something that necessarily comes to mind when people hear Third Eye Blind, but that is completely how we’ve been from the beginning. – Stephan Jenkins

84076. I don’t really believe in palm readers and crystal balls and tarot cards, but I respond to the need for them. – Stephan Jenkins

84077. A lot of people say I wouldn’t have a down day, but you look at the music and there’s real melancholy. – Stephan Jenkins

84078. But when our first album came out, I didn’t think it was going to sell a lot of records. – Stephan Jenkins

84079. Am I a rock star? Yeah, I guess. – Stephan Jenkins

84080. Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life. – Stephan Jenkins

84081. I find pleasure in things that are simple. – Stephan Jenkins

84082. I carry groceries home on the tank of my motorcycle. – Stephan Jenkins

84083. Ronald Reagan’s well documented final battles with Alzheimer’s disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought. – William L. Jenkins

84084. Unfortunately, the current format for this lottery program are subject to fraud and abuse and leave our nation exposed to those who may seek to do harm on American soil. – William L. Jenkins

84085. Throughout his life, Ronald Reagan believed America is capable of great things and its people could and would lead the way if left unburdened by taxation and regulation. – William L. Jenkins

84086. The stories have been told so often by those of us who supported President Reagan over the years that they seem mundane, almost like a fictional novel or a movie script. – William L. Jenkins

84087. Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship. – William L. Jenkins

84088. President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation. – William L. Jenkins

84089. Over the course of two terms, President Reagan revolutionized the Republican Party and changed the political atmosphere in a way still being felt today. – William L. Jenkins

84090. Often dismissed or underestimated by political opponents, President Reagan had the most valuable weapon in the political arsenal: a bond with the people. – William L. Jenkins

84091. Many states rely on sales tax as their principle source of revenue and do not have a State income tax. – William L. Jenkins

84092. In 1980, a nation in need of change selected Ronald Reagan to restore the shine to a tarnished America. – William L. Jenkins

84093. The current diversity visa program does a disservice to our immigration policy and to those immigrants who have moved through the more traditional process that allows them to lawfully reside in this country. – William L. Jenkins

84094. I’m always pleased with my work. Absolutely. – Tom Jenkinson

84095. But I don’t really listen to much be-bop at all at the moment. – Tom Jenkinson

84096. Doing something like that, quite radically changing your approach to sound in one go, could leave you high and dry. It’s happened before where people have changed direction and then everyone’s stopped liking their music. – Tom Jenkinson

84097. I couldn’t find a group that wanted to do what I wanted to do. No one was really up for it. – Tom Jenkinson

84098. I don’t know how many records I’m selling. – Tom Jenkinson

84099. I don’t know that the best way to approach it is to try and keep up. When you’re doing that, you’re setting yourself into a one-dimensional sort of race basically. – Tom Jenkinson

84100. I have a rough idea when I walk into a studio though. – Tom Jenkinson

84101. I like my stuff ’cause I only ever end up with tracks that I really, really like. It always appeals to me. – Tom Jenkinson

84102. I love traveling. I love just going about on my own, feeling I have no roots. – Tom Jenkinson

84103. I make music to generate atmospheres, not to complement already existing ones. – Tom Jenkinson

84104. I think the best way is to forget about racing people and just find territory that’s fresh. – Tom Jenkinson

84105. Because, when I’m making music, I don’t think about anything, you know? All I think about is what I want to hear. So that for me is what I want – I want my head to be constantly being rearranged. – Tom Jenkinson

84106. I’d say that it’s important for music to be there that gives you a challenge, that rearranges things in your head. – Tom Jenkinson

84107. Because there’s so much stuff I don’t release. – Tom Jenkinson

84108. I’m basically a musician. – Tom Jenkinson

84109. I’m into music for all different sorts of purposes. – Tom Jenkinson

84110. I’m not that interested in what people make of it, or how people consider me. That’s nothing to do with me. – Tom Jenkinson

84111. I’m starting to play all the melodies with kind of keyboard sound but playing it from the bass guitar. – Tom Jenkinson

84112. I’ve never really been that much of a fan of Ninja Tune. – Tom Jenkinson

84113. It’s important for that to exist in a society that doesn’t present you with any genuine problems. – Tom Jenkinson

84114. Just the type of music that was around at the same time as I was writing. Some of it was wicked, definitely. But there was just one direction which I thought could be pushed that no one was pushing. – Tom Jenkinson

84115. My history is really playing live – not writing or recording. – Tom Jenkinson

84116. Sometimes I think that I want to do something strictly basic, really simple. Just with a few chords. But I won’t have anything more than two or three sentences in my head. That kind of evaporates once I start playing and then it goes off in whatever direction. – Tom Jenkinson

84117. The main thing I’m into is going about on a bike, taking random routes; I’m really into the idea of making up journeys, and just seeing where they take you, because they always end up taking you someplace freaky. – Tom Jenkinson

84118. The older ideas are rendering more and more bland music. – Tom Jenkinson

84119. I was starting to feel really suffocated, using the sequencer. – Tom Jenkinson

84120. The only way to find that territory is trying to keep your mind constantly open. That’s the only way that you’re ever going to see the sort of signs of where to go. – Tom Jenkinson

84121. Times of my life, brief periods without music, have completely felt dangerously over the edge. – Tom Jenkinson

84122. This current round of gigs, I’m just doing it using pure electronics. – Tom Jenkinson

84123. There’s a couple of tracks on the new record which is sort of using similar sort of rhythms as the drum and bass tracks but playing it all live. It’s a new approach to it. – Tom Jenkinson

84124. Yeah, my drum programming especially is based on my knowledge of playing a drum kit. For the bass too, definitely. It was the first thing that I translated any sort of ideas through. It must have shaped it somehow. – Tom Jenkinson

84125. But I always communicate with the audience. I never pretend like I’m just in my bedroom making a track. The whole point of doing a gig is, like, a feedback thing between you and the audience. – Tom Jenkinson

84126. If you’re asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach. – Bruce Jenner

84127. If you’re going to dedicate every second to winning the decathlon, what are you doing wasting your time in bed? – Bruce Jenner

84128. It caused more problems as a young kid, because the simple process of perceiving words on a piece of paper was hard for me. Many people think dyslexic people see things backwards. They don’t see things backwards. – Bruce Jenner

84129. Nobody has milked one performance better than me – and I’m damned proud of it. – Bruce Jenner

84130. Our mission for younger people is to do our best to make exercise cool, hip – the thing to do. – Bruce Jenner

84131. Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day. – Bruce Jenner

84132. The biggest problem with dyslexic kids is not the perceptual problem, it is their perception of themselves. That was my biggest problem. – Bruce Jenner

84133. The truth is everybody does it from time to time. People dial telephone numbers and they get a wrong number only to find that they’ve read the last two digits backwards. Everybody does it, but dyslexics have this tendency to a higher degree. – Bruce Jenner

84134. We put so much pressure on kids to excel in school at such a young age. – Bruce Jenner

84135. First of all, I try to be a positive role model. – Bruce Jenner

84136. I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability. – Bruce Jenner

84137. I didn’t only have a perceptual problem, I was also so nervous and so upset. The process just didn’t work. I lost enthusiasm for school and I flunked second grade. The teachers said I was lazy. – Bruce Jenner

84138. I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you’re a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you’ll win – if you don’t, you won’t. – Bruce Jenner

84139. I spent twelve years training for a career that was over in a week. Joe Namath spent one week training for a career that lasted twelve years. – Bruce Jenner

84140. If you are dyslexic, your eyes work fine, your brain works fine, but there is a little short circuit in the wire that goes between the eye and the brain. Reading is not a fluid process. – Bruce Jenner

84141. I still have nightmares about taking tests. – Bruce Jenner

84142. I thought everybody else was doing much better than I was. – Bruce Jenner

84143. When the time comes for your brain to process the information, the second word comes up faster than the first one. So when it’s in your head, all of a sudden, it comes out backwards and you think of the word backwards. – Bruce Jenner

84144. If I wasn’t dyslexic, I probably wouldn’t have won the Games. If I had been a better reader, then that would have come easily, sports would have come easily… and I never would have realized that the way you get ahead in life is hard work. – Bruce Jenner

84145. I was growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. Back then they didn’t even know what dyslexia was. – Bruce Jenner

84146. Waving the flag at the 1976 Olympics wasn’t my idea. It was too much apple pie and ice cream. Not that I don’t love my country, but I felt it was my victory up there, I put all the time into it. – Bruce Jenner

84147. If you are a kid, reading is really important stuff. – Bruce Jenner

84148. I hope that some day the practice of producing cowpox in human beings will spread over the world – when that day comes, there will be no more smallpox. – Edward Jenner

84149. I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind. – Edward Jenner

84150. The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases. – Edward Jenner

84151. For me, poetry is always a search for order. – Elizabeth Jennings

84152. I hate a word like “pets”: it sounds so much Like something with no living of its own. – Elizabeth Jennings

84153. It’s boring to have the same guy win. I’m actively rooting against myself. – Ken Jennings

84154. If it’s on the Internet, then it’s gotta be true. – Ken Jennings

84155. It’s really changed me. For the first time I’m in favor of the Bush tax cuts. – Ken Jennings

84156. It’s so much fun that the money is just icing on the cake. There seems to be a lot of icing. – Ken Jennings

84157. Being a nerd really pays off sometimes. – Ken Jennings

84158. I think sometimes negative campaigning, like so much, is in the eye of the beholder, and I don’t think we’ll ever get rid of it. – Peter Jennings

84159. Every candidate goes into every debate hoping that they can own a particular moment. – Peter Jennings

84160. I don’t think anybody who looks carefully at us thinks that we are a left-wing or a right-wing organization. – Peter Jennings

84161. I don’t think a reporter should give advice or make predictions. – Peter Jennings

84162. I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire. – Peter Jennings

84163. I am sensitive to the value of faith and religion and spirituality in people’s lives because I’m a journalist. – Peter Jennings

84164. Have a sense of humor about life – you will need it. And be courteous. – Peter Jennings

84165. I have gone through a period of seeking to understand what or how strong or what are the connections I have to God. – Peter Jennings

84166. I think Chris Matthews is a very bright guy. I’d listen to him even if he didn’t shout at people. – Peter Jennings

84167. I think I am very mainstream – I’m committed to good works in my life. – Peter Jennings

84168. I’ve always shied away from conventional wisdom, though I know the power of it. – Peter Jennings

84169. Whatever you may think of Mrs. Clinton as a character, I think she believes quite strongly in public service. – Peter Jennings

84170. We have been through a period where we see power leaching away from Washington. Who is more important in the world today: Bill Clinton or Bill Gates? I don’t know. – Peter Jennings

84171. There’s no such thing as an independent person. – Peter Jennings

84172. The one thing that I have done really well in my life is be a father. – Peter Jennings

84173. The candidate out front on Labor Day has historically been the one who stayed ahead in November. – Peter Jennings

84174. Some people continue to pretend that anchor people are reporters. – Peter Jennings

84175. Senator Albert Gore Sr. was one of the first outspoken critics of the Vietnam War. – Peter Jennings

84176. Scholars will argue with each other about everything. – Peter Jennings

84177. I think I came to see Islam, or at least one part of Islam, as an important defense mechanism against the commercialization of the world. – Peter Jennings

84178. If you tailor your news viewing so that you only get one point of view, well of course you’re going to think somebody else has got a different point of view, and it may be wrong. – Peter Jennings

84179. I think it’s impossible for any of us not to find television, and the political process at its best on television, compelling. – Peter Jennings

84180. I’m not a slave to objectivity. I’m never quite sure what it means. And it means different things to different people. – Peter Jennings

84181. I’m an immigrant and I’ve always wanted to write something about America. – Peter Jennings

84182. I’m a reporter. I’m not a scholar. – Peter Jennings

84183. I’m a little concerned about this notion everybody wants us to be objective. – Peter Jennings

84184. I’m a big fan of CNN. I watched it from the beginning. – Peter Jennings

84185. I was raised with the notion that it was OK to ask questions, and it was OK to say, I’m not sure. I believe, but I’m not quite so certain about the resurrection. – Peter Jennings

84186. I think you can be cynical about religion on occasion, and certainly skeptical about the degree to which some people use religion to manipulate other people. – Peter Jennings

84187. Don’t be confused that my interest in religion, faith, and spirituality is driven by any sense of faith or spirituality of my own. – Peter Jennings

84188. It is essential for politicians to make a connection with us, as Franklin Roosevelt did, as Teddy Roosevelt did, as John F. Kennedy did, as Ronald Reagan did. – Peter Jennings

84189. George W. had a plan. He arranged to join the Air National Guard in Texas, which meant he would not be sent to Vietnam. – Peter Jennings

84190. Do we elect a man because of what he stands for, because of where he stands on the issues, because how he makes the nation feel? – Peter Jennings

84191. Do I think I was put here on earth to be a journalist and to seek truth? No, I don’t. – Peter Jennings

84192. As a journalist, one tends to think there’s nothing off limits. – Peter Jennings

84193. Al Gore has dedicated his life to detail. George W. Bush has not. He’s the first to admit it. – Peter Jennings

84194. A couple of weeks is a long time in American politics. – Peter Jennings

84195. Chet loved artists. He did. But he was caught up in the system. He had two hats. He had to have ’em because he did two things: he was an artist, and he was an executive. – Waylon Jennings

84196. You know, in the days when I started, if you had Chet Atkins’ name on your record as a producer and it was on RCA, you could work the road. It didn’t have to be a big hit record, it just had to have that on it. – Waylon Jennings

84197. A lot of times they don’t want to hear it. But you know, if some good is done to you, you should pass it on. – Waylon Jennings

84198. And the whole thing is that you’re treated like a step-child. Here it was down here, everything in the black, because they were stealing, basically. Stealing from us old country boys down here. – Waylon Jennings

84199. Because Ritchie Valens WAS the real deal. He was only starting, but in the time he spent in the business, he made big impact. I don’t know if anybody could have made a bigger one. – Waylon Jennings

84200. Besides that, I felt guilty. I thought for some reason… I was alive, and Buddy and those boys were dead, and I didn’t know how, but somehow I’d caused it. – Waylon Jennings

84201. But Buddy was an upper. He was happy. He loved music, and he was really happy. I don’t know… I don’t believe in reincarnation at all, but if all that stuff is true, then he might have been on his last time around. – Waylon Jennings

84202. We did an album one time called White Mansions, about the civil war, but it was written by a guy from England. His looking at it from over there and it not being a part of his history made it so he could be objective. – Waylon Jennings

84203. But you know, the system almost destroyed itself while it was goin’ on trying to destroy us. – Waylon Jennings

84204. So I’m not very popular here with those inside the system, as you might guess. I never wanted to be. – Waylon Jennings

84205. Cuz I was never pretty anyway and never cared anything about that. – Waylon Jennings

84206. Don’t ever try and be like anybody else and don’t be afraid to take risks. – Waylon Jennings

84207. But ya know what, I am a part of something that happened. I’m a part of the music that happened. My voice is one more instrument, is what it is. So that’s the way I feel about people who play on sessions. – Waylon Jennings

84208. Honesty is something you can’t wear out. – Waylon Jennings

84209. I mean, I think we’re put here on earth to make your own destiny, to begin with. I don’t think there’s anything you can do this way or that way to change anything. – Waylon Jennings

84210. I never have any problem getting enthusiastic with a good song and a good band. – Waylon Jennings

84211. I was king of the mountain for a long time, well, I don’t want that no more. I like to perform every once in a while for people who want to see me, and cut albums of music that is what I’m really about. – Waylon Jennings

84212. It was all devastating. I’d never dealt with losing anyone close to me, and I didn’t know where to put it in my life. I was very young then. Buddy taught me so much in such a short time. – Waylon Jennings

84213. You know, I feel sorry for the young artists. – Waylon Jennings

84214. I love Johnny Cash, and I respect Johnny Cash. He’s the biggest. He’s like an Elvis in this business, but no, he’s never been the rebel. – Waylon Jennings

84215. I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane. – Waylon Jennings

84216. I didn’t aim at anything except good music. – Waylon Jennings

84217. Jessi is a great person. She really is. She’s been a friend to me all through all my bad times, and she’s understood what I was doing. She came up with that one saying, which was great. – Waylon Jennings

84218. Finally, my manager negotiated a deal where I got to produce my own records. – Waylon Jennings

84219. Mainly what I learned from Buddy… was an attitude. He loved music, and he taught me that it shouldn’t have any barriers to it. – Waylon Jennings

84220. Now, I don’t know how they judge all that, but if anybody in the world deserves to be in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Ritchie Valens does. – Waylon Jennings

84221. Now, I was on drugs, and that didn’t help a whole lot. He hated that. That was part of where Chet and I had problems, so I take complete blame for that. – Waylon Jennings

84222. One thing is that I wasn’t getting booked that well, and they had control over who got the awards, they had control over who sold. And they really did not want Willie or me, either one, to have a hit record. They wanted the money, but they didn’t want us to be the ones. – Waylon Jennings

84223. No matter what we call it, poison is still poison, death is still death, and industrial civilization is still causing the greatest mass extinction in the history of the planet. – Derrick Jensen

84224. For us to maintain our way of living, we must tell lies to each other and especially to ourselves. The lies are necessary because, without them, many deplorable acts would become impossibilities. – Derrick Jensen

84225. Writing is really very easy. Tap a vein and bleed onto the page. Everything else is just technical. – Derrick Jensen

84226. There is something of the freshness of mind, of the lightness of spirit in Linne which for centuries has been linked in people’s minds with the mountains of Sweden and Swedish joy in nature. – Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

84227. The grounding in natural sciences which I obtained in the course of my medical studies, including preliminary examinations in botany, zoology, physics, and chemistry, was to become decisive in determining the trend of my literary work. – Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

84228. For many years I was engaged in journalism, writing articles and chronicles for the daily press without ever joining the staff of any newspaper. – Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

84229. A probing analysis of the problems of evolution forms the basis of my prose. – Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

84230. Whenever one reads of the determination of the species, or opens a book on natural science and history, in whatever language, one inevitably comes across the name of Linne. – Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

84231. During half a century of literary work, I have endeavoured to introduce the philosophy of evolution into the sphere of literature, and to inspire my readers to think in evolutionary terms. – Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

84232. The trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in an awful hurry. – John Jensen

84233. I know nothing about platonic love except that it is not to be found in the works of Plato. – Edgar Jepson

84234. The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands. – Maria Jeritza

84235. It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray, in the music and action which reveal it. – Maria Jeritza

84236. It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar. – Jerome K. Jerome

84237. A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. – Jerome K. Jerome

84238. But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses. – Jerome K. Jerome

84239. Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear. – Jerome K. Jerome

84240. I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed. – Jerome K. Jerome

84241. I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life. – Jerome K. Jerome

84242. I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. – Jerome K. Jerome

84243. Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen. – Jerome K. Jerome

84244. If you are foolish enough to be contented, don’t show it, but grumble with the rest. – Jerome K. Jerome

84245. We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe. – Jerome K. Jerome

84246. It is always good policy to tell the truth unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar. – Jerome K. Jerome

84247. It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn’t be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such. A poor man is despised the whole world over. – Jerome K. Jerome

84248. It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. – Jerome K. Jerome

84249. It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one. – Jerome K. Jerome

84250. It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so. – Jerome K. Jerome

84251. Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it. – Jerome K. Jerome

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84252. Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life. The love of the young for the young, that is the beginning of life. But the love of the old for the old, that is the beginning of things longer. – Jerome K. Jerome

84253. One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life. – Jerome K. Jerome

84254. People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained. – Jerome K. Jerome

84255. The weather is like the government, always in the wrong. – Jerome K. Jerome

84256. There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. – Jerome K. Jerome

84257. It is a most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent medicine advertisement without being impelled to the conclusion that I am suffering from the particular disease therein dealt with in its most virulent form. – Jerome K. Jerome

84258. We drink one another’s health and spoil our own. – Jerome K. Jerome

84259. What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise. – Jerome K. Jerome

84260. Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity. – Jerome K. Jerome

84261. Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield. – St. Jerome

84262. True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks. – St. Jerome

84263. They talk like angels but they live like men. – St. Jerome

84264. The scars of others should teach us caution. – St. Jerome

84265. The friendship that can cease has never been real. – St. Jerome

84266. The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. – St. Jerome

84267. Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night. – St. Jerome

84268. Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price. – St. Jerome

84269. Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart, and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life. – St. Jerome

84270. Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed. – St. Jerome

84271. Haste is of the Devil. – St. Jerome

84272. Why do you not practice what you preach. – St. Jerome

84273. What good is speed if the brain has oozed out on the way. – St. Jerome

84274. Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you occupied. – St. Jerome

84275. Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you. – St. Jerome

84276. Action without a name, a “who” attached to it, is meaningless. – St. Jerome

84277. Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law. – St. Jerome

84278. A friend is long sought, hardly found, and with difficulty kept. – St. Jerome

84279. A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts. – St. Jerome

84280. Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most. – St. Jerome

84281. Virginity can be lost by a thought. – St. Jerome

84282. Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best. – St. Jerome

84283. Catch, then, O catch the transient hour; Improve each moment as it flies! – St. Jerome

84284. Any old place I can hang my hat is home sweet home to me. – William Jerome

84285. A conservative is a man who will not look at the new moon out of respect for that “ancient institution” the old one. – Douglas Jerrold

84286. A coquette is like a recruiting sergeant, always on the lookout for fresh victims. – Douglas Jerrold

84287. Love’s like the measles, all the worse when it comes late in life. – Douglas Jerrold

84288. Religion’s in the heart, not in the knees. – Douglas William Jerrold

84289. Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it’s ten to one if they hang long together. – Douglas William Jerrold

84290. Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens. – Douglas William Jerrold

84291. He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain. – Douglas William Jerrold

84292. Love’s like the measles – all the worse when it comes late in life. – Douglas William Jerrold

84293. Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass. – Douglas William Jerrold

84294. The best thing I know between France and England is the sea. – Douglas William Jerrold

84295. The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon. – Douglas William Jerrold

84296. The sharp employ the sharp. – Douglas William Jerrold

84297. The surest way to hit a woman’s heart is to take aim kneeling. – Douglas William Jerrold

84298. There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body. – Douglas William Jerrold

84299. We love peace, but not peace at any price. – Douglas William Jerrold

84300. In this world truth can wait; she is used to it. – Douglas William Jerrold

84301. Some people are so fond of ill luck that they run halfway to meet it. – Douglas William Jerrold

84302. Marriage is a mistake every man should make. – George Jessel

84303. The human brain is a wonderful organ. It starts to work as soon as you are born and doesn’t stop until you get up to deliver a speech. – George Jessel

84304. This case reminds me of one in which I likened the Plaintiff’s case to a colander, because it was so full of holes. – George Jessel

84305. The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public. – George Jessel

84306. I like to dance and sing when there’s no one around, but, if I’m out, I’m really shy about it. So it takes a lot to get me going, but I enjoy being around music. – Derek Jeter

84307. God, I hope I wear this jersey forever. – Derek Jeter

84308. If you’re going to play at all, you’re out to win. Baseball, board games, playing Jeopardy, I hate to lose. – Derek Jeter

84309. My office is at Yankee stadium. Yes, dreams do come true. – Derek Jeter

84310. That’s how you win – pitching and defense. – Derek Jeter

84311. We just want to win. That’s the bottom line. I think a lot of times people may become content with one championship or a little bit of success, but we don’t really reflect on what we’ve done in the past. We focus on the present. – Derek Jeter

84312. You don’t just accidentally show up in the World Series. – Derek Jeter

84313. You gotta have fun. Regardless of how you look at it, we’re playing a game. It’s a business, it’s our job, but I don’t think you can do well unless you’re having fun. – Derek Jeter

84314. My hero’s, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium and they can’t take that from me. – Derek Jeter

84315. If you’re going to win games, you’re going to have to come up with the big hits. That’s the bottom line. – Derek Jeter

84316. I think everyone is ticklish. You just gotta find the right spots. – Derek Jeter

84317. It’s never over. You don’t want to be in the position to be down four runs in the ninth inning, but it’s not over until the last out. – Derek Jeter

84318. It never occurred to me that I needed to say that I was gay. I simply am. Anyone who knows me or who’s been around me ten minutes knows it too. – Michael Jeter

84319. Well, you have absolutely no idea what a nightmare it was to be on a set, trying to figure out how I was going to find out what time it is, how I was going to get my meds, and at the same time not have it be obvious to someone. – Michael Jeter

84320. Rock ‘n’ roll music is what gets me off. – Joan Jett

84321. People don’t want to see women doing things they don’t think women should do. – Joan Jett

84322. Shaving my head was a millennium ritual, to not let it pass as just another New Year’s Eve. A lot has happened to me in the last couple of years, personally and spiritually. I wanted to mark it for myself. – Joan Jett

84323. So it was out of necessity that Blackheart was born. I think it’s great that now, 25 years later, we’re not only putting out our own music, but are able to put out music by other bands. That’s really exciting for us. – Joan Jett

84324. You know I don’t care if the world thinks I’m smart or not. – Joan Jett

84325. Only because The Runaways were my baby and there’s no reason to get it back together except to totally have fun. If that’s not the goal, then I don’t want to do it. – Joan Jett

84326. So now 20 years later people want us to get together so they can take shots at all these old babes trying to get back some youth. I mean come on; I’ve been there. I know what the press would do. – Joan Jett

84327. We always play clubs. It’s not something that I feel above. Those are my favorite shows because they’re intimate, they’re tight, their sweaty, they’re hot. You’re close to the people. Those are my favorites. – Joan Jett

84328. We were really grown up for our age and it was an incredible special band. – Joan Jett

84329. When I came back to it, we amicably separated from Warner Bros. I just picked up where I left off, trying to write the rest of this record. It took awhile to get out. – Joan Jett

84330. My parents taught me I could be anything in the world I wanted to be. – Joan Jett

84331. You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends. – Joan Jett

84332. You know, I have a really tough time finding new bands. – Joan Jett

84333. I had a blast doing the Warped Tour, but it’s good to be home, for sure. – Joan Jett

84334. I grew up in a world that told girls they couldn’t play rock ‘n’ roll. – Joan Jett

84335. Why there aren’t people out there willing to have fun playing rock ‘n’ roll. I just don’t get it. – Joan Jett

84336. Def Leppard is obviously a different band that we are, but the music work well tighter. And the audiences seem work well together too. We are opening, but we’re having a good time. – Joan Jett

84337. I’ve been doing this stuff for so long it’s the one aspect of my life that I’ve paid attention to and really sort of not paid attention to the rest of it. – Joan Jett

84338. I’m having fun opening up. Sort of struggling to get the audience into it. It’s good. It makes you fight. Not fight like antagonistic. But fight for what you believe. – Joan Jett

84339. I’m concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet. – Joan Jett

84340. I wouldn’t say no to other kinds of musical opportunities. I guess that it just depends on what it was or what it required me to do, and if I felt that it compromised my own soul. – Joan Jett

84341. I feel like it’s my job to carry the torch. – Joan Jett

84342. I don’t know if I miss it per se, but I do miss the fact that there just doesn’t seem to be any rock ‘n’ roll out there anyplace. Everything does seem kind of tame. It’s even hard in Manhattan to go out and find a good band to go see. – Joan Jett

84343. Girls have got balls. They’re just a little higher up that’s all. – Joan Jett

84344. My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am. – Joan Jett

84345. I’d like to just be a little bit more open to making mistakes and not worrying about it so much. – Joan Jett

84346. Blackheart Records being 25 years old represents staying power and the fact that we weren’t able to get a record out through conventional means, so we had to create this record company to put out our records if we wanted to be a band that had records to give out to their fans. – Joan Jett

84347. And you have a record company behind it, this is a key too, you need people to fight for your records, at least a little bit. So if you have a great song, it’s catchy, and you’ve got a little bit of help, I think that’s all you need. But there hasn’t been that in music. – Joan Jett

84348. I figured out it was a social thing, what women were allowed to do. At a very young age, I decided I was not going to follow women’s rules. – Joan Jett

84349. Aggressive, tough and defiant may describe me, but that leaves the impression I’m mean and I’m not. People expect me to have fangs. – Joan Jett

84350. I think what I’m going to do is get more balance in my life to still be able to go out and play the hard rock ‘n’ roll and do what I like to do in music. – Joan Jett

84351. I love to engage with people who come to see us. – Joan Jett

84352. I plan to stay in music. I plan to keep making records. – Joan Jett

84353. I really wanted it to be organic and coming from my heart. So, I think maybe the initial thought of wanting to go in that direction, I had to wait until things happened in our world and in our country that fired me up enough where the words came out organically. – Joan Jett

84354. I sure saw a lot of kids that I’m sure didn’t know a lot about us, or we were definitely new to them. The kids who came up to me afterward, we’d talk about music, sign a lot of autographs. So I’m sure we made a lot of new fans. – Joan Jett

84355. I think there’s nothing better than seeing a three-chord straight up rock ‘n’ roll band in your face with sweaty music and three minute good songs. – Joan Jett

84356. I like to hang out with my friends. I love music. I like to go to the movies. I like to eat. I like to cook. – Joan Jett

84357. I think I was born strong-willed. That’s not the kind of thing you can learn. The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do. – Joan Jett

84358. I love sports. I love animals. I love kids. I want to save the world. So how do I combine all those things? I don’t know. – Joan Jett

84359. I’ve always had a love for poetry and when I got signed to a record label I thought, ‘How odd that I’m doing a record before a book of poetry,’ – Jewel

84360. My whole goal is to keep my spirit intact. If that doesn’t happen, none of this is worth it. – Jewel

84361. The things you fear are undefeatable, not by their nature, but by your approach. – Jewel

84362. I’m half alive but I feel mostly dead. – Jewel

84363. Being part of the natural world reminds me that innocence isn’t ever lost completely; we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it. – Jewel

84364. I have this theory- that if we’re told we’re bad, then that’s the only ideal we’ll ever have. – Jewel

84365. Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend. – Jewel

84366. I get bored very easily. I have a voracious appetite and I do not feel alive if I’m repeating something I’m good at. So I’m always looking for new challenges. – Jewel

84367. I’m becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that’s what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time. – Jewel

84368. The number of witches had everywhere become enormous. – John Jewel

84369. The word of God teacheth lowliness of mind; it teacheth us to know ourselves. – John Jewel

84370. The word of God is full of sad and grave counsel, full of the knowledge of God, of examples of virtues, and of correction of vices, of the end of this life, and of the life to come. – John Jewel

84371. If we learn not humility, we learn nothing. – John Jewel

84372. Human knowledge is dark and uncertain; philosophy is dark, astrology is dark, and geometry is dark. – John Jewel

84373. But the law of God came from heaven indeed. God wrote it with his finger, it is the fountain of all wisdom, and therefore shall it continue for ever, and never have an end. – John Jewel

84374. Adam was placed in Paradise in perfect estate, and in the company of God’s angels; God walked and did talk with him. He heard the voice, and beheld the presence of God. – John Jewel

84375. As the body dieth when the soul departeth, so the soul of man dieth, when it hath not the knowledge of God. – John Jewel

84376. Among all his creatures in heaven or earth, God hath not made any like unto the sun in the firmament, the beams whereof are beautiful and pleasant, and do give comfort in all places to all things. – John Jewel

84377. But the word of the Gospel is not as the word of an earthly prince. – John Jewel

84378. The word of God is that unto our souls, which our soul is unto our body. – John Jewel

84379. I felt like a hunted animal, followed constantly, waiting to be killed. – Richard Jewell

84380. While the government can tell you that I am an innocent man, the government’s letter cannot give me back my good name or my reputation. – Richard Jewell

84381. It’s a bomb. I’ve already called law enforcement. Let’s get out of here. – Richard Jewell

84382. I want my name back. – Richard Jewell

84383. I believe I am entitled to a public explanation. – Richard Jewell

84384. I’m sure they’re investigating everyone who was in the area. – Richard Jewell

84385. What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households. – Sarah Orne Jewett

84386. God would not give us the same talent if what were right for men were wrong for women. – Sarah Orne Jewett

84387. Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of. – Sarah Orne Jewett

84388. When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am. – Sarah Orne Jewett

84389. The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back. – Sarah Orne Jewett

84390. It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one’s uses. – Sarah Orne Jewett

84391. The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper – whether little or great, it belongs to Literature. – Sarah Orne Jewett

84392. Tact is after all a kind of mind reading. – Sarah Orne Jewett

84393. We’re always on the side of the animal that’s being chased. We always seem to be on the side of the rabbit or the fox and not on the side of the hounds. – Norman Jewison

84394. I was very disappointed that Denzel didn’t win Best Actor for The Hurricane because I thought he deserved it. – Norman Jewison

84395. I work with a lot of movie stars. – Norman Jewison

84396. I’m going to do an adaptation of the Italian film, Bread and Tulips. I really like that film. – Norman Jewison

84397. I’m in the mood for another Moonstruck experience, for another romantic comedy. – Norman Jewison

84398. I’m just a storyteller. – Norman Jewison

84399. In America there’s no rights for the artist, so whatever films I’ve made kind of belong to the studio. – Norman Jewison

84400. Look, I’m just a storyteller. When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda. – Norman Jewison

84401. We also have a tendency to root for the fugitive. We’re always on the side of the animal being chased. – Norman Jewison

84402. Well, you know the old line – to be nominated is what it’s all about. I think that I’ve done pretty well – I’ve had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards in total, so I don’t really have any complaints. – Norman Jewison

84403. When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda. If I wanted to do that, I’d make documentaries. – Norman Jewison

84404. When you shoot a musical, you’re shooting to lipsynch tracks, so we had to figure out our choreography and work out what we wanted to do with each number before we did it. – Norman Jewison

84405. With most British actors, it’s amazing. I think they start with the character on the outside and work in. – Norman Jewison

84406. It’s an entire industry focusing on young male viewers that want action and violence. They sell us something that isn’t valid. They’re selling films like a product. – Norman Jewison

84407. I was really excited to have the opportunity to make Fiddler. – Norman Jewison

84408. Moonstruck… was one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. – Norman Jewison

84409. But Madonna has a small amount of talent when it comes to movies. – Norman Jewison

84410. I think you get better as you get older. – Norman Jewison

84411. Michael Caine is a movie star, but he’s also a great actor. I can’t say that about every movie star. It’s the concentration he has. – Norman Jewison

84412. And even Moonstruck – for some reason the audience were just in the mood for a very romantic film, because it’s one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. – Norman Jewison

84413. And I think all Nazis didn’t see themselves as bad people. I’ve never met a racist yet who thought he was a racist. Or an anti-Semite who thought they were anti-Semitic. – Norman Jewison

84414. Betrayal… is my favorite subject. – Norman Jewison

84415. Do what you’re told, and everything will be all right. – Norman Jewison

84416. Every generation deals with the breaking down of its tradition, and I think that they rediscovered the film. – Norman Jewison

84417. I still get a lot of material but I find that as one gets older you get more fussy. You know you’re going spend a year or a year and a half on this and you know there are only so many films in you so you get a little bit more selective. – Norman Jewison

84418. A lot of American actors I work with are in character all day long. You can’t talk to them. It’s Method and the whole thing. – Norman Jewison

84419. I don’t like to think that maybe I’m just getting old. I’m not too excited about watching a huge explosion. I’m more interested in people and characters. – Norman Jewison

84420. I don’t make films to win prizes. I make films to make films. – Norman Jewison

84421. I think I’ve done pretty well. I’ve had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards, so I don’t have any complaints. – Norman Jewison

84422. I mean they’re making remakes of my films and I’m not even dead yet! Why would you want to make a remake? – Norman Jewison

84423. Everything Sholom Aleichem talks about in his plays and his short stories is about people, family, man’s relationship with his God, the breaking down of tradition. – Norman Jewison

84424. As you know, in America there’s no rights for the artist, so whatever films I’ve made kind of belong to the studio, so if they want to remake it they can. – Norman Jewison

84425. I think all Nazis didn’t see themselves as bad people. I’ve never met a racist yet who thought he was a racist. Or an anti-Semite who thought they were anti-Semitic. – Norman Jewison

84426. Teller and I worked Renaissance Festivals and street performing – actually more real, no kidding around, Philadelphia street performing than we did Renaissance Festivals. – Penn Jillette

84427. The fact is that violence gives you a rush. – Penn Jillette

84428. The medium is not the message – the message is the message. – Penn Jillette

84429. The skills that we have are the actual magic skills – not the performing skills. We have to separate those. But the actual skills that make the tricks work, we don’t get to use again. – Penn Jillette

84430. We aren’t people who believe that just because we’re performers our opinions on everything need to be known. – Penn Jillette

84431. When you’re watching Psycho, there’ s that moment when you have a visceral reaction to watching someone being stabbed. And then you have the intellectual revelation that you’re not, and that’s where the celebration comes in. – Penn Jillette

84432. One of the things that Teller and I are obsessed with, one of the reasons that we’re in magic, is the difference between fantasy and reality. – Penn Jillette

84433. The First Amendment says nothing about your getting paid for saying anything. It just says you can say it. I don’t believe that if a corporation pulls all the money out of you or a network pulls their money away or you get fired, you’re being censored. – Penn Jillette

84434. Whereas you have someone like Houdini, who works really, really hard to get really, really famous, and then has actual intellectual ideas that he puts into the culture that stay there. – Penn Jillette

84435. We knew that we were kind of odd and creeps, and we wanted to do odd, creepy stuff for people who wanted to see that. – Penn Jillette

84436. Before you can read, you know the difference between a story and reality. And, of course, by the time you’re old enough to do any real damage with an Uzi, you’ve learned that difference. – Penn Jillette

84437. It wasn’t success, because Teller and I, by the time Asparagus Valley got together – within a year, we had achieved all our goals. I mean, our goal was to earn our living doing exactly what we wanted. Which is many people’s goal. – Penn Jillette

84438. In my private life, I’m not around any drugs or alcohol. – Penn Jillette

84439. If I go out to dinner with you and you order wine, I leave. I won’t be around drugs and alcohol at all. – Penn Jillette

84440. I’ve never had a drink of alcohol or any drug in my life. – Penn Jillette

84441. I’m a hardcore libertarian – I want everything legal – but I also believe that you have the right to free association. – Penn Jillette

84442. I’m a big fan of huge populations of people, so you’d think with 300 million people in the country, you don’t even have to please 1% to be phenomenally successful. – Penn Jillette

84443. Every nut who kills people has a Bible lying around. If you’re looking for violent rape imagery, the Bible’s right there in your hotel room. If you just want to look up ways to screw people up, there it is, and you’re justified because God told you to. – Penn Jillette

84444. But it’s much more exciting to make Die Hard. One of the reasons that I think that movie is so successful is it deals with those very important blue-collar relationship themes. But it’s more visually beautiful to show things blowing up. It just gives you more on the screen. – Penn Jillette

84445. The only place we were really told to tone it down – where other people would use the word censorship, but I wouldn’t – was when we did MTV right after the Beavis and Butt-head thing. – Penn Jillette

84446. Janet Reno, during her confirmation hearings, said she would come down harder on porno, and lately she’s talked about how violence on television has an effect on violence in the real world. – Penn Jillette

84447. There are times not to flirt. When you’re sick. When you’re with children. When you’re on the witness stand. – Joyce Jillson

84448. If they give you ruled paper, write the other way. – Juan Ramon Jimenez

84449. Literature is a state of culture, poetry is a state of grace, before and after culture. – Juan Ramon Jimenez

84450. Sharp nostalgia, infinite and terrible, for what I already possess. – Juan Ramon Jimenez

84451. Police officials routinely execute search warrants on private homes and offices, and Congressional offices should not be treated any differently. There cannot be one set of rules for elected officials and another set of rules for everyone else. – Bobby Jindal

84452. Our culture, language, history, and values are vital to uniting us as a nation. – Bobby Jindal

84453. On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been. – Bobby Jindal

84454. My background is in health care. – Bobby Jindal

84455. Members of Congress must live according to the same laws as everyone else. – Bobby Jindal

84456. Louisiana loses 30 miles a year off our coast. We lost 100 miles last year off our coast thanks to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. We have lost a size of land equivalent to the entire state of Rhode Island. – Bobby Jindal

84457. When I ran for Congress I promised to help make health care affordable again. – Bobby Jindal

84458. In my home State of Louisiana, several institutions of higher education have been impacted by both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, literally dozens across the entire State. – Bobby Jindal

84459. India, in particular, is looking to develop nuclear power for domestic, commercial use, and we should work with them. This is a good deal for both countries. – Bobby Jindal

84460. In the aftermath of September 11th, it is critical to secure our borders. – Bobby Jindal

84461. The Nation needs to take a new approach to our energy problems. – Bobby Jindal

84462. Unfortunately, we are finding the bureaucratic inefficiencies and red tape have a tendency to slow the efforts of individuals and communities working to rebuild. – Bobby Jindal

84463. You can look at that by comparing Medicare’s growth rates to the private insurance world, to the other Federal programs that we run, by looking at the billions of dollars, not millions but billions of dollars, we waste every year. – Bobby Jindal

84464. When a law enforcement officer apprehends an illegal immigrant, it makes no sense to simply release that individual who has been breaking our laws with no threat of sanction or penalty. – Bobby Jindal

84465. We should increase our development of alternative fuels, taking advantage of renewable resources, like using corn and sugar to produce ethanol or soybeans to produce biodiesel. – Bobby Jindal

84466. We need to break our dependency on foreign sources of oil, which leaves us at the mercy of foreign powers. To do that, we should increase domestic energy production. – Bobby Jindal

84467. The recent riots in France demonstrate the problem European countries face where second and third generation immigrants still do not consider themselves French, German, or English. – Bobby Jindal

84468. Thirty percent of the Nation’s energy comes off the gulf coast. – Bobby Jindal

84469. The threat of terrorism is great and with today’s porous borders, someone could bring a biological weapon into our country or sneak a dirty bomb across unmanned portions of our borders. – Bobby Jindal

84470. Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana’s shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana’s economy in total. – Bobby Jindal

84471. As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no communication or coordination between the state and federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. – Bobby Jindal

84472. First, we must stop issuing drivers’ licenses to people in our country illegally. Providing them with forms of government identification makes a mockery of our laws and undermines national security efforts. – Bobby Jindal

84473. Congress did a good thing back in 1995 in passing the Deep Water Royalty Relief Act. That act did a simple thing. It provided automatic royalty relief for new leases for 5 years in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. – Bobby Jindal

84474. As we embrace the American dream and the freedoms it represents, we must also ensure that those who wish to enjoy those freedoms become a part of our society and learn to speak our language. – Bobby Jindal

84475. The shell fishing industry represents a major part of Louisiana’s economy. – Bobby Jindal

84476. Finally, we should help developing nations like China and India curb their exponentially increasing consumption of oil and natural gas, which is driving world prices higher. – Bobby Jindal

84477. Think 100 times before you take a decision, But once that decision is taken, stand by it as one man. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84478. With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84479. We should have a State in which we could live and breathe as free men and which we could develop according to our own lights and culture and where principles of Islamic social justice could find free play. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84480. No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84481. We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84482. You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84483. There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84484. That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84485. Our object should be peace within, and peace without. We want to live peacefully and maintain cordial friendly relations with our immediate neighbours and with the world at large. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84486. No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84487. Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84488. My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84489. Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84490. Failure is a word unknown to me. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84491. Come forward as servants of Islam, organise the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84492. Expect the best, Prepare for the worst. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

84493. We will make every effort with utmost sincerity to achieve a peaceful reunification of the country. – Hu Jintao

84494. We will never allow anybody to separate Taiwan from China. – Hu Jintao

84495. It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor. – Steve Jobs

84496. To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines. – Steve Jobs

84497. You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new. – Steve Jobs

84498. The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay. – Steve Jobs

84499. Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. – Steve Jobs

84500. Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation. – Steve Jobs

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84501. It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we’d given customers what they said they wanted, we’d have built a computer they’d have been happy with a year after we spoke to them – not something they’d want now. – Steve Jobs

84502. I want to put a ding in the universe. – Steve Jobs

84503. I think we’re having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we’re always trying to do better. – Steve Jobs

84504. Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. – Steve Jobs

84505. Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. – Steve Jobs

84506. A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets. – Steve Jobs

84507. Apple’s market share is bigger than BMW’s or Mercedes’s or Porsche’s in the automotive market. What’s wrong with being BMW or Mercedes? – Steve Jobs

84508. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. – Steve Jobs

84509. The Pact of Munich is signed. Czechoslovakia as a power is out. – Alfred Jodl

84510. It is tragic that the Fuehrer should have the whole nation behind him with the single exception of the Army generals. In my opinion it is only by action that they can now atone for their faults of lack of character and discipline. – Alfred Jodl

84511. My greetings to you, my Germany. – Alfred Jodl

84512. My most profound confidence is however based upon the fact that at the head of Germany there stands a man by his entire development, his desires, and striving can only have been destined by fate to lead our people into a brighter future. – Alfred Jodl

84513. Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts. – Billy Joel

84514. Musicians now find themselves in the unlikely position of being legitimate. At least the IRS thinks so. – Billy Joel

84515. More than art, more than literature, music is universally accessible. – Billy Joel

84516. It’s really hard to make a living as a musician. It’s almost impossible. – Billy Joel

84517. It feels great to have a #1 album. – Billy Joel

84518. In an age of incompetence, I’ve been able to last in this crazy business. I actually know how to play my ax and write a song. That’s my job. – Billy Joel

84519. In a way, we are magicians. We are alchemists, sorcerers and wizards. We are a very strange bunch. But there is great fun in being a wizard. – Billy Joel

84520. My songs are like my kids. – Billy Joel

84521. If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings. – Billy Joel

84522. Twyla Tharp put it together from the material I wrote and recorded over my whole career. I thought it was pretty good, but how objective could I be? – Billy Joel

84523. If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time. – Billy Joel

84524. If you tell kids they can’t have something, that’s what they want. – Billy Joel

84525. The good ole days weren’t always good, and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems. – Billy Joel

84526. The whole world loves American movies, blue jeans, jazz and rock and roll. It is probably a better way to get to know our country than by what politicians or airline commercials represent. – Billy Joel

84527. There’s a deep-seated paranoia that Americans have about not being Americans or something. – Billy Joel

84528. I’ve crashed my car three times. – Billy Joel

84529. Those who have expressed doubts and misgivings about their ability to live this kind of life shouldn’t try, because being a musician is not something you chose to be, it is something you are. – Billy Joel

84530. Like family, we are tied to each other. This is what all good musicians understand. – Billy Joel

84531. We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge. – Billy Joel

84532. When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created. – Billy Joel

84533. When I was 19, I made my first good week’s pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked. – Billy Joel

84534. When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory. – Billy Joel

84535. Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself. – Billy Joel

84536. You want to give people a reason to hate my guts more? I’m making more money. – Billy Joel

84537. You’re not the only one who’s made mistakes, but they’re the only things that you can truly call your own. – Billy Joel

84538. There’s nothing better than good sex. But bad sex? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better than bad sex. – Billy Joel

84539. I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist. – Billy Joel

84540. Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music. – Billy Joel

84541. I’m probably writing music now for the same reason as I started writing songs when I was 14 – to meet women. – Billy Joel

84542. Artist – musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life. – Billy Joel

84543. As human beings, we need to know that we are not alone, that we are not crazy or completely out of our minds, that there are other people out there who feel as we do, live as we do, love as we do, who are like us. – Billy Joel

84544. Don’t make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it’s crucial to make a living, that shouldn’t be your inspiration. Do it for yourself. – Billy Joel

84545. For whatever reason, not all people are born with the particular gift of being able to express ourselves through music. And, believe me, it is a gift. – Billy Joel

84546. Historically, musicians know what it is like to be outside the norm – walking the high wire without a safety net. Our experience is not so different from those who march to the beat of different drummers. – Billy Joel

84547. I am, as I’ve said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary. – Billy Joel

84548. I can’t think of one person I’ve ever met who didn’t like some type of music. – Billy Joel

84549. I consider myself to be an inept pianist, a bad singer, and a merely competent songwriter. What I do, in my opinion, is by no means extraordinary. – Billy Joel

84550. I definitely prefer being a lover than a fighter. – Billy Joel

84551. I did write a letter to the archdiocese who’d banned the song, Only the Good Die Young, asking them to ban my next record. – Billy Joel

84552. I sold my house to Jerry Seinfeld. – Billy Joel

84553. I’m a history nut. – Billy Joel

84554. Have you listened to the radio lately? Have you heard the canned, frozen and processed product being dished up to the world as American popular music today? – Billy Joel

84555. I don’t care what consequence it brings, I have been a fool for lesser things. – Billy Joel

84556. I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood. – Billy Joel

84557. I think historically America has been pretty tolerant. It seems when there’s a mass influx from one place, that’s when it becomes problematic for Americans. – Billy Joel

84558. I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints – the sinners are much more fun. – Billy Joel

84559. I really wish I was less of a thinking man and more of a fool not afraid of rejection. – Billy Joel

84560. I never said I wasn’t going to play any more. I don’t know where that came from. – Billy Joel

84561. I keep telling people: Don’t make me the poster boy for AA because I don’t know a lot about sobriety, but I do know a lot about drinking. – Billy Joel

84562. I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me. – Billy Joel

84563. I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes. – Billy Joel

84564. I don’t know why people thought I was retiring. – Billy Joel

84565. I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music. – Billy Joel

84566. When you look at our world, the truth is that we’re all under the influence of politics. – Roland Joffe

84567. If the movie’s well made and it’s about things that count, people will ultimately see the depth in it. – Roland Joffe

84568. Much of Indian science seems intuitive and not bound by the rigid thinking of classical scientists. – Roland Joffe

84569. In India, one has to plan according to the monsoons. – Roland Joffe

84570. It’s hard to blame someone because they simply don’t have time. – Roland Joffe

84571. Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day. – Roland Joffe

84572. Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film. – Roland Joffe

84573. Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different from sitting down to a meal with a British family. – Roland Joffe

84574. The actor is concerned with his own bit of it, but the director’s somehow trying to work the whole thing into a much bigger picture. It’s like conducting an orchestra. – Roland Joffe

84575. The history of the white man in India really jumped up and bit me in the neck. – Roland Joffe

84576. Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare, rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land. – Roland Joffe

84577. I’ve never wanted to do something where I’d berate the audience. – Roland Joffe

84578. Conventionally, one looks at history as something of the past. But after Einstein, who knows what is in the past and what is in the present? – Roland Joffe

84579. They suggested I should introduce an element of reincarnation in the story. At first, I thought that was silly. But then, this whole time dimension began to fascinate me. – Roland Joffe

84580. I’m not a very serious person. You know how they say that clowns are very funny in public and are really sad at home? I’m really kind of stupid at home and more serious in public. – Roland Joffe

84581. I try to address my audiences intelligently. The man in the street counts, but sometimes he forgets that he counts. – Roland Joffe

84582. I think the job of movie reviewing can be really tough. If a film has layers that need to be thought about, it’s easy to get missed the first time around. – Roland Joffe

84583. I think that will be a lot of fun for audiences to get the same stream of consciousness that was going through my head at the time. It was very exciting to suddenly recall what I was feeling at the time. – Roland Joffe

84584. I think a film should have a gestation period of at least two or three years. – Roland Joffe

84585. I simply wanted to state that during this little slice of history, this is what happened and these were the good sides of it, these were the more dangerous sides of it, and this was the result. – Roland Joffe

84586. I like DVDs so much – it’s such a better format than VHS. – Roland Joffe

84587. I like cinema audiences. I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know. – Roland Joffe

84588. I don’t really say much about reviewers. It’s a very tough job to get all of the depth of a movie all at once. – Roland Joffe

84589. I cannot forget a conversation that I had with an elderly couple from the tribe. They asked me whether I would kill them after I had finished. When I asked them why they asked that, they replied, Because you white men always do! – Roland Joffe

84590. I began to feel that, in a sense, we were all prisoners of our own history. – Roland Joffe

84591. Good directing is about getting the performance to be just what’s right for the movie. – Roland Joffe

84592. Even if we don’t know it or aren’t aware of it, politics and philosophy are really what make our up lives. – Roland Joffe

84593. Indian culture certainly gives the Indian mind, including the mind of the Indian scientist, the ability to think out of the box. – Roland Joffe

84594. Eventually, the tribe developed so much confidence in me that they invited me to be their chieftain. – Roland Joffe

84595. If you spend a whole afternoon just eating popcorn and watching football, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if that’s all you do, you get swept along with the tide, without any idea of where you’re going. – Roland Joffe

84596. There is a tremendous amount of support for the approach we have taken, which again is to base our decisions on risk analysis and thoughtful scientific process. – Mike Johanns

84597. The big producer is going to figure out how to deal with whatever the rules are, but the little guy who is running a few hundred units or maybe feeding 1,500 cattle a year, how will they ever comply with these requirements? – Mike Johanns

84598. The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound science and consumer protection. – Mike Johanns

84599. The industry is becoming very ready for animal identification. – Mike Johanns

84600. The meat and poultry industries are outstanding industries, and it’s going to be a very natural fit for me. – Mike Johanns

84601. The president has been a true friend of the ag industry, because he continues to invest large amounts of money at a time when savings is really the goal of the federal government to deal with the deficit. – Mike Johanns

84602. Science is the international language, so when we are able to convince countries that good decision-making for human health and animal health is based upon science, that’s a real success story for us. – Mike Johanns

84603. There is a certain amount of momentum that is achieved when one country after another reopens their borders. – Mike Johanns

84604. Today, we can tell people we have a testing process and facilities in place on a nationwide basis. – Mike Johanns

84605. This president has said this has to be a priority for our nation, protecting our food supply from terrorist acts, so he continues to provide the funding that is necessary. – Mike Johanns

84606. We asked ourselves and the world to base decisions on good science, and I really believe the United States can be the leader in delivering that message to our international trading partners. – Mike Johanns

84607. We need to always be vigilant on the sanitary issues. – Mike Johanns

84608. We’re going to do everything possible to make sure that food safety is always paramount, and that we work with the industry as aggressively as we can to make sure that we’re paying attention to the food-safety issues. – Mike Johanns

84609. When one cow was found with BSE in 2003, many of our trading partners closed their borders to our beef. – Mike Johanns

84610. The world is really figuring BSE out, and that’s positive. – Mike Johanns

84611. I never would have believed as a candidate for the U.S. Senate that the U.S. government could buy GM without a hearing, with no vote, yes or no. There are billions and billions of dollars at stake here. – Mike Johanns

84612. Food safety involves everybody in the food chain. – Mike Johanns

84613. Fortunately, when it comes to meat and poultry, I have the really wonderful situation of having producers and processors that produce and process a very high-quality product. – Mike Johanns

84614. Growing up on a dairy farm, you certainly learn discipline and a commitment to purpose. – Mike Johanns

84615. We had Taiwan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Oman open their markets to our beef, and we’re excited about that. – Mike Johanns

84616. I ended up being the governor of a very ag state, Nebraska. – Mike Johanns

84617. Producers are so much better-educated in issues related to terrorism. – Mike Johanns

84618. I meet with people in the industry on an ongoing basis. – Mike Johanns

84619. In 75 foreign countries, we have a presence in the USDA. – Mike Johanns

84620. In beef trade issues, we base our decisions upon science. – Mike Johanns

84621. In this day and age when we do so much business in foreign trade, we need the ability to identify trace an animal very quickly, identifying where it came from – where it has been, and where it is at today. – Mike Johanns

84622. My goal with the Canadian border is the same goal I have for Japan and Korea. – Mike Johanns

84623. On the professional side, those 18 years on the farm instilled my love for agriculture. – Mike Johanns

84624. One of the things that I always say about bioterrorism, whether it’s ourselves at the federal level, folks at the state level, or folks in the private industry, we’ve done many great things, especially since 9/11. – Mike Johanns

84625. Our job is to ensure that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, accurately labeled for the benefit of the American consumers, and to make sure that they are in compliance with all federal laws. – Mike Johanns

84626. People enjoy our meat and our poultry, as I do as a consumer. – Mike Johanns

84627. Playing music is the best thing in the world. It makes show business almost bearable. – David Johansen

84628. We thought that’s the way you were supposed to be if you were in a rock ‘n’ roll band. Flamboyant. – David Johansen

84629. I don’t have the identity of any of them. I only had the nicks that they used on Internet Relay Chat. – Jon Johansen

84630. Well, the biggest Norwegian newspaper regarded this as an arrest, since they hadn’t told us that they were coming and they brought me in. So the biggest Norwegian newspaper looked upon that as an arrest. – Jon Johansen

84631. We knew that they would probably go after someone. – Jon Johansen

84632. I’m 16 now, I was 15 when it happened… and the encryption code wasn’t in fact written by me, but written by the German member. There seems to be a bit of confusion about that part. – Jon Johansen

84633. In our case, finding a Lucy is unique. No one will ever find another Lucy. You can’t order one from a biological supply house. It’s a unique discovery, a unique specimen. – Donald Johanson

84634. When I realized, in 1978, that Lucy did represent a new species of human ancestor, and that I had an opportunity to name this new species, I realized this was a revolutionary step in understanding human origins. – Donald Johanson

84635. This was the most important discovery I had ever made in my life. It was a discovery which has irrevocably changed my whole life’s direction. It immediately elevated me to the status of one of the world’s leading anthropologists. – Donald Johanson

84636. There have been some friendships lost over this. That’s the most difficult for me. I find it very uncomfortable to know that I was at one time close friends with someone, and because of jealousies and misunderstandings and so on, these friendships have dissolved. – Donald Johanson

84637. Scientists are very afraid of being proven wrong. – Donald Johanson

84638. One has to devote oneself to a particular pursuit. To be successful at anything, you have to make a total commitment to it. – Donald Johanson

84639. Normally, we are happy to find a fragment of jaw, a few isolated teeth, a bit of an arm, a bit of a skull. But to find associated body parts is extremely rare. – Donald Johanson

84640. My real father died when I was two years old, so I never knew him. He was a barber in Chicago. – Donald Johanson

84641. Lucy brought with her an image of our human ancestors that you don’t get when you find a jaw or an arm bone or a leg bone. Here was 40 percent of a single skeleton. – Donald Johanson

84642. I was aware of it, but I grew up in a very a-religious family. My mother never went to church, she never had any religious training or background. It was never a part of our social interaction. – Donald Johanson

84643. I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery, but I didn’t realize how important it would be until we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it. – Donald Johanson

84644. But what really excited me was the idea that humans had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years. I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures. – Donald Johanson

84645. But it really wasn’t until three to four years later, when we had an opportunity in the lab to make very detailed observations, and comparisons with other fossil discoveries, that we realized she was a new species of human ancestor. – Donald Johanson

84646. As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on a number of archeological digs. So I had experience excavating, digging up remains of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest. – Donald Johanson

84647. And what I wanted to do was, I wanted to explore problems and areas where we didn’t have answers. In fact, where we didn’t even know the right questions to ask. – Donald Johanson

84648. I was very intellectually oriented, very early on. – Donald Johanson

84649. When the first fossils began to be found in eastern Africa, in the late 1950s, I thought, what a wonderful marriage this was, biology and anthropology. I was around 16 years old when I made this particular choice of academic pursuit. – Donald Johanson

84650. Most achievers I know are people who have made a strong and deep dedication to pursuing a particular goal. That dedication took a tremendous amount of effort. – Donald Johanson

84651. I think that many of my ideas are correct, but I’ll bet you, before my death other discoveries will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas I have about human evolution. – Donald Johanson

84652. If you don’t know about it, you can’t get it. – Sue Johanson

84653. We teach teens what we think they ought to know, and we never tell them what they want to know. – Sue Johanson

84654. They are uncomfortable talking about sex because they don’t want people to think they know about it. – Sue Johanson

84655. Sex is… perfectly natural. It’s something that’s pleasurable. It’s enjoyable and it enhances a relationship. So why don’t we learn as much as we can about it and become comfortable with ourselves as sexual human beings because we are all sexual? – Sue Johanson

84656. Kids are all computer-savvy. Sit down and write to your parents on the computer. And just say, I have some questions and I’m scared. There’s some stuff I don’t know and I really need to talk to you about sex. Tear it off and put it on their pillow. They’ll read it. – Sue Johanson

84657. It’s sad that the most glorious of sexual experiences can make us feel guilty, ashamed, embarrassed, and abnormal. – Sue Johanson

84658. If you can’t laugh about sex, you shouldn’t be doing it. – Sue Johanson

84659. I have a huge problem with pornography. – Sue Johanson

84660. Get to like your own body. – Sue Johanson

84661. Females do not have orgasms every time they have sex. – Sue Johanson

84662. As long as I’m having fun, I’m not quitting. – Sue Johanson

84663. Americans are a decade behind Canada when it comes to sex education and understanding their bodies. – Sue Johanson

84664. Kids and adults have sex for many, many reasons… Put out a question box. – Sue Johanson

84665. I just adored working with Woody. He was more than I could have ever dreamed of. I’d do it a million times over. – Scarlett Johansson

84666. It’s a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior. – Scarlett Johansson

84667. I definitely believe in plastic surgery. I don’t want to be an old hag. There’s no fun in that. – Scarlett Johansson

84668. I hope they make a video game of me. At least I wouldn’t have any cellulite then. – Scarlett Johansson

84669. One of the best things for a woman to hear is that she is sexy. – Scarlett Johansson

84670. I don’t go to McDonald’s anymore. After I saw Super Size Me… no way! – Scarlett Johansson

84671. LA’s a very hard place to be unless you have people there that love you. It can be very, very lonely, and it can eat you up if you don’t take care of yourself. In LA, nobody wants to talk to each other, everybody’s giving each other catty looks. – Scarlett Johansson

84672. The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star. – Elton John

84673. Yeah. I have been with David Furnish for eight years, now. – Elton John

84674. Who really needs a new album from me? – Elton John

84675. Well, I’ve had my fair share in Britain of battling the tabloids. – Elton John

84676. Well, I’m a huge fan of Ryan Adams, who’s from North Carolina. And he’s beginning to break really quite big. – Elton John

84677. Well, I was making a record, and I had to choose a name, because they said, you know, you can’t make a record under the name of Reg Dwight, because it’s never going to – you know, it’s not attractive enough. – Elton John

84678. Well, as I was saying… everyone’s so nice to me, usually. – Elton John

84679. We were both very much the same. We were both very impulsive. We both loved life. We both loved shopping. We both had a love of clothes, obviously, because he was the designer that I kind of wore forever and ever. – Elton John

84680. The whole point of being in this business and being blessed and being successful is that you’re able to do things for your friends or your family, which means that they can have something special in their lives, too. – Elton John

84681. I never really made a full album in Los Angeles before. – Elton John

84682. There is nothing wrong with going to bed with someone of your own sex. People should be very free with sex, they should draw the line at goats. – Elton John

84683. I mean, Sting is one of my great buddies and I love him to death. – Elton John

84684. I’ve only been interested in the artistic side of life. – Elton John

84685. I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though. – Elton John

84686. I used to get my money at the end of the week, buy my mum something, or buy a record, and that was it. – Elton John

84687. I was more ashamed that I couldn’t work the washing machine than the fact that I was taking drugs. – Elton John

84688. I’m a very wealthy man. – Elton John

84689. I’m very generous. – Elton John

84690. I’ve got a great collection of photography. – Elton John

84691. I’ve got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed and selfish years when I just, you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room, doing bad things, whatever. – Elton John

84692. Bands today have to learn their craft by putting the hard work in that we did when we were young performers. – Elton John

84693. I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can’t afford to take legal action against them. – Elton John

84694. I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians. – Elton John

84695. I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground. – Elton John

84696. I have a lot of money stashed away, but I do live my life from day to day. – Elton John

84697. I do like Britney Spears. I think she’s cute. I think she’s fun. And I like her records. You know, I’m not a pop snob whatsoever. I think she makes great pop records. – Elton John

84698. I am the most well-known homosexual in the world. – Elton John

84699. Because, I figured that, because I was a successful man, I was wealthy, I was, you know, seemingly intelligent – even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help. – Elton John

84700. And there’s no guarantee that if you get HIV and you take these triple therapies, or whatever comes along next, that they’re going to be successful for you. – Elton John

84701. And the danger is – and it’s happening – is we’re seeing an incredibly big rise amongst young gay people, young heterosexual people as far as catching HIV, which is, you know, in an educated country like this or in Britain, it’s frightening. – Elton John

84702. And I’m afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust. – Elton John

84703. And I trusted someone to look after me on the business side of life. – Elton John

84704. And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit, you know, I’m sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts and I was just very frustrated, maybe a little frightened. – Elton John

84705. And I agreed with that, and I couldn’t wait to change my name anyway, because I’m not too fond of the name of Reginald. It’s a very kind of ’50s English name. – Elton John

84706. An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make. – Elton John

84707. But actually, my drug addiction thing, I was so stubborn. – Elton John

84708. In talking, shyness and timidity distort the very meaning of my words. I don’t pretend to know anybody well. People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow. – Gwen John

84709. To be reserved, secretive, with a passionate violence that causes suffering. – Gwen John

84710. When I was a child, I used to cry all the time. – Gwen John

84711. Aloneness is nearer God, nearer reality. – Gwen John

84712. Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society. – Henry St. John

84713. Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense. – Henry St. John

84714. Christ, he was paranoid about criticism. I used to say: why doesn’t he worry about the team and forget what people are saying? He got Phil Thompson, who was a kid coming through when I was a Liverpool player, to have a go at me. So now I don’t talk to him. – Ian St. John

84715. We went to dinner and healed the wounds, at least to a certain degree. But I hope he understands the hurt he did to me. He put the boot into a pal and I don’t think you should do that. – Ian St. John

84716. Well, he doesn’t make me laugh. I think I’ve got a fair sense of humour but I can’t really see it in him. I’ve listened to his show on the radio on a Saturday morning, and that’s a load of mince as well. – Ian St. John

84717. Trying to take the credit for Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard, who had been at the club since they were eight. Can you believe it? I can’t. – Ian St. John

84718. Once you’re on the wheel, you don’t come off. – Ian St. John

84719. If I had been trying to take the job away from him in a sneaky, underhand manner, then I deserved all I got. But it was the other way around. I was trying to get him the job. – Ian St. John

84720. I wouldn’t be surprised if this game went all the way to the finish. – Ian St. John

84721. I don’t want to see people decorating a house or digging a garden. As for guys like Jonathan Ross, he got an award there last Christmas. What for? He doesn’t sing, dance or tell jokes, does he? – Ian St. John

84722. Yeah, right. I mean, he criticises everybody in the media, then the first thing he does when he finishes is he goes to work for the media. Thompson, too. Hypocritical. – Ian St. John

84723. Diamonds are forever, my youth is not. – Jill St. John

84724. There are no benefactors in Canada because there is no incentive. – Lara St. John

84725. The concept is basically; that the pieces we know and love are made up of scales, arpeggios, and the like. – Lara St. John

84726. Mostly this problem is contained in the fact that the US makes it so difficult for Canadians to get green cards (you heard it here), but if an American orchestra really wants a player, they have their ways. – Lara St. John

84727. When you arrive at your destination, pay absolutely no attention to the thing people call jetlag. – Lara St. John

84728. What is classical music if not the epitome of sensuality, passion, and understated erotica that popular music, even with all of its energy and life, cannot even begin to touch? – Lara St. John

84729. Raising a small child as a woman while travelling 10 months out of the year would, I believe, be something I would not be able or even want to do, although with the amazing example of Leila, I am no longer so sure. – Lara St. John

84730. Music is art, art is life, and we are who we are, and all of these aforementioned women, unless they should choose not to, will be performing well into the next many decades because they are great artists. – Lara St. John

84731. Our dad was a great guy and we will never forget him. – Lara St. John

84732. Normally, the same strange impulse which brings a crowd to an accident is present in the reaction to a concert in which something goes wrong. – Lara St. John

84733. Naturally, I was a bit of a curiosity, being the first hydrogen peroxide ingestion patient they had ever seen. – Lara St. John

84734. There is no earthly reason why a solo string instrument or voice, having the possibility to play or sing pure intonation, should want, or try, to be tempered. – Lara St. John

84735. For many years, the government of Canada has massively supported orchestras and the arts in general. – Lara St. John

84736. Another thing: despite my youthful appearance, I am quite capable of making decisions. – Lara St. John

84737. And apparently things like a Vindaloo curry are out for the rest of my life, or at least a long time. – Lara St. John

84738. Ergo, because of the money problem, it is probable that our orchestras will soon go down in quality. – Lara St. John

84739. Let me be very honest and just say that if any airline would let me take the violin and the laptop on board I would fly that airline all the time. – Lara St. John

84740. I thought that maybe it is not so much, as he seems to think, that the world loses interest in female performers after they hit a certain age, than the performers lose interest in the world. – Lara St. John

84741. I see no reason to hide who I am or what I look like. – Lara St. John

84742. I had been playing since I was 2 years old, never remembering a life without music, always playing everything naturally and mostly by ear, and all the grownups wanted were more scales and drudgery out of me. – Lara St. John

84743. I am very lucky and grateful to have this living link to a past era, the violin presumably having much more history to it than the later portion that I know. – Lara St. John

84744. Historically, the notes of scale systems anywhere have been based on these pure harmonics. – Lara St. John

84745. Although I do not have a family, I have eyes, ears and imagination, and know, as most people know, that the importance of one’s children is paramount. – Lara St. John

84746. A good example of how it must have been is today’s world of conducting, which is still utterly dominated by men, and the prejudice the few female conductors have to battle even today is astounding. – Lara St. John

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84747. However, the thought hit me that this was a pretty pathetic way to kick the bucket – being accidentally poisoned during a photo shoot, of all things – and I started weeping at the idiocy of it all. – Lara St. John

84748. Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people, or rather the hashish. – Oliver St. John

84749. If a queen bee were crossed with a Friesian bull, would not the land flow with milk and honey? – Oliver St. John

84750. It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention. – Pope John XXIII

84751. It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the Pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the Pope. – Pope John XXIII

84752. Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. – Pope John XXIII

84753. The council now beginning rises in the Church like the daybreak, a forerunner of most splendid light. – Pope John XXIII

84754. The family is the first essential cell of human society. – Pope John XXIII

84755. It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. – Pope John XXIII

84756. The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone. – Pope John XXIII

84757. Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one. – Pope John XXIII

84758. The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company. – Pope John XXIII

84759. Anybody can be Pope; the proof of this is that I have become one. – Pope John XXIII

84760. See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little. – Pope John XXIII

84761. I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart. – Pope John XXIII

84762. A peaceful man does more good than a learned one. – Pope John XXIII

84763. Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor. – Pope John XXIII

84764. Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do. – Pope John XXIII

84765. Every man has the right to life, to bodily integrity. – Pope John XXIII

84766. Here I am at the end of the road and at the top of the heap. – Pope John XXIII

84767. I am able to follow my own death step by step. Now I move softly towards the end. – Pope John XXIII

84768. I have been able to follow my death step by step and now my life goes gently to its end. – Pope John XXIII

84769. Kinda when I stopped eating was on our second album, just as it felt like everything was so out of control. – Daniel Johns

84770. We were really motivated to do something with this record overseas, even though I hate touring. – Daniel Johns

84771. It makes it hard to get over a certain period of your life when you are constantly revisiting it every night. – Daniel Johns

84772. Reactive arthritis is something I’ve been dealing with for nearly a year. – Daniel Johns

84773. So I went and visited a doctor and he diagnosed me with reactive arthritis. – Daniel Johns

84774. The touring for this album was definitely going to be the most intense touring we’ve done. – Daniel Johns

84775. There’s an inherent thing in me where, if things are going too smooth, I’ll sabotage the hell out of them, just to make the music more of a sanctuary. – Daniel Johns

84776. Though, since the first record, I’ve dramatically changed my expectations for our records. – Daniel Johns

84777. None of us are really dumb and none of us are really smart. We’re in the middle. – Daniel Johns

84778. Touring doesn’t kill me and I can handle it. – Daniel Johns

84779. There was three or four years of my life where I hated myself and you know, would have quite happily ended it. – Daniel Johns

84780. We met The Cult and were talking to them for a while. We went a few places with Offspring. – Daniel Johns

84781. We were perceived as a post-grunge band. – Daniel Johns

84782. When we first began and I was 14, my influences were the stuff that was in my parent’s record collection like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin. – Daniel Johns

84783. With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically. – Daniel Johns

84784. There are no big groupie fans or anything. – Daniel Johns

84785. I have never had a social life, don’t ever want one because it’s boring. I’m just not very good with people, and you meet people every night who expect you to be this rock star with these developed social skills, which I don’t have. – Daniel Johns

84786. We never considered ourselves to be a good band or anything, we just thought we were playing for fun and we wanted to play music that sounded like Black Sabbath or Soundgarden or the music we were into at that time. – Daniel Johns

84787. I am doing everything humanly possible to try and get well, but lately things have just kept getting worse. – Daniel Johns

84788. It just makes everything more pleasurable when you’ve got someone that emotionally is there to rely on. – Daniel Johns

84789. I know if I don’t tour people will forget the record and you run a high risk of the record failing. – Daniel Johns

84790. Basically, the reason I’m vegan is because when I was about 16 or 17 years old, I began to understand that we don’t need to contribute to the killing and exploitation of animals to feed our bodies correctly. – Daniel Johns

84791. I am very scared of being outside my home for long periods of time. – Daniel Johns

84792. I get very anxious and am scared in crowds and things like that. – Daniel Johns

84793. I had to try and find a way to express happiness without sounding corny. – Daniel Johns

84794. I have a theory because I was being beaten up a lot by people outside of school, it was almost like if I could make myself sick enough they’d take sympathy on me. – Daniel Johns

84795. I never really paid attention to sales until the second record. – Daniel Johns

84796. I start sweating and shaking and having panic attacks if I am not at home. – Daniel Johns

84797. I think I definitely got scared by the second or third time a doctor told me I was dying. – Daniel Johns

84798. I try to stay positive by focusing on how much I’ll appreciate my health if I get better. – Daniel Johns

84799. I’m lucky the arthritis happened at the time that it did because of the record. – Daniel Johns

84800. I wrote… Neon Ballroom in that time where I hated music, really everything about it, I hated it. – Daniel Johns

84801. I’m always active in trying to educate people when it comes to eating animal products, testing on animals, and the health benefits of being vegan, although I’m probably not the best person to be talking about the latter at the moment. – Daniel Johns

84802. I have not really experienced any significant conflict with anyone in regard to my choice to be vegan, although going out to eat is hard sometimes. – Daniel Johns

84803. It is sensible to have a safeguard against unemployment. – Glynis Johns

84804. I would sooner play in a good British picture than in the majority of American pictures I have seen. – Glynis Johns

84805. Relatives cannot help you in the studios,” she says. “You stand or fall by your own efforts. – Glynis Johns

84806. You see, money isn’t everything – I know it sounds corny but I really mean it – success means a lot more. – Glynis Johns

84807. When something is new to us, we treat it as an experience. We feel that our senses are awake and clear. We are alive. – Jasper Johns

84808. Whatever I do seems artificial and false, to me. – Jasper Johns

84809. To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist. – Jasper Johns

84810. The thing is, if you believe in the unconscious – and I do – there’s room for all kinds of possibilities that I don’t know how you prove one way or another. – Jasper Johns

84811. Sometimes I see it and then paint it. Other times I paint it and then see it. Both are impure situations, and I prefer neither. – Jasper Johns

84812. In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn’t know what that meant. I think I thought it meant that I would be in a situation different than the one that I was in. – Jasper Johns

84813. One likes to think that one anticipates changes in the spaces we inhabit, and our ideas about space. – Jasper Johns

84814. Most of the power of painting comes through the manipulation of space… but I don’t understand that. – Jasper Johns

84815. Intention involves such a small fragment of our consciousness and of our mind and of our life. – Jasper Johns

84816. Do something, do something to that, and then do something to that. – Jasper Johns

84817. I think a painting should include more experience than simply intended statement. – Jasper Johns

84818. As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken. Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities, which may seem a freedom or a confusion. – Jasper Johns

84819. Everyone is of course free to interpret the work in his own way. I think seeing a picture is one thing and interpreting it is another. – Jasper Johns

84820. I am just trying to find a way to make pictures. – Jasper Johns

84821. I don’t know how to organise thoughts. I don’t know how to have thoughts. – Jasper Johns

84822. I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don’t think that’s a painter’s business. He just paints paintings without a conscious reason. – Jasper Johns

84823. I never wish for critics. – Jasper Johns

84824. I often find that having an idea in my head prevents me from doing something else. Working is therefore a way of getting rid of an idea. – Jasper Johns

84825. I tend to like things that already exist. – Jasper Johns

84826. One works without thinking how to work. – Jasper Johns

84827. Seventy years ago this November, Vladimir Lenin created the modern totalitarian state, transforming simpler forms of tyranny into history’s most sophisticated apparatus of rule by terror. – Michael Johns

84828. To be sure, debates will linger about whether Medicare is too large or too small. Debates remain about the allocation of Medicare dollars. But December 8, 2003, demonstrated that there is no debate about this most fundamental fact: Medicare must survive. – Michael Johns

84829. With a foreign policy appropriately rooted in some sense of humanitarian decency, the Central African crisis will not be easily ignored by American policymakers. It screams for remedy. – Michael Johns

84830. At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826, while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message to the people of Philadelphia, the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on; and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest, with the name of his old friend upon his lips. – Allen Johnson

84831. His unit is in charge of 5,000 homes, and they’ve only been able to search about 2 percent of them. People are standing on roofs or sticking their hands out of air vents so they can get rescued. – Allen Johnson

84832. I am as hungry now as I was when I began in the sport. If anything, I am probably a bit hungrier. It is because I know there are fewer tomorrows than yesterdays. – Allen Johnson

84833. The earth is the Lord’s. Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God’s property. We have been given the privilege and responsibility of living on earth to see it isn’t ruined. – Allen Johnson

84834. I believe I can do anything. If I decide I want to be a doctor tomorrow, I’m going to be a doctor. – Amy Jo Johnson

84835. I can’t imagine actually singing on this show like I did on ‘Felicity,’ but it would be kind of funny. – Amy Jo Johnson

84836. My mom taught me to go after my dreams. I have this faith in myself that I must have gotten from her. – Amy Jo Johnson

84837. I feel incompetent to perform duties… which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me. – Andrew Johnson

84838. Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North. – Andrew Johnson

84839. Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects. – Andrew Johnson

84840. Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests. – Andrew Johnson

84841. It’s a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word. – Andrew Johnson

84842. If the rabble were lopped off at one end and the aristocrats at the other, all would be well with the country. – Andrew Johnson

84843. There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws. – Andrew Johnson

84844. I hold it the duty of the executive to insist upon frugality in the expenditure, and a sparing economy is itself a great national source. – Andrew Johnson

84845. Who, then, will govern? The answer must be, Man – for we have no angels in the shape of men, as yet, who are willing to take charge of our political affairs. – Andrew Johnson

84846. The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people. – Andrew Johnson

84847. If I am shot at, I want no man to be in the way of the bullet. – Andrew Johnson

84848. I am sworn to uphold the Constitution as Andy Johnson understands it and interprets it. – Andrew Johnson

84849. Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide. – Andrew Johnson

84850. Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears. – Barbara Johnson

84851. Always remember that better days are ahead – if not in this life, in the next. – Barbara Johnson

84852. Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved. – Barbara Johnson

84853. No one likes change but babies in diapers. – Barbara Johnson

84854. Everyone should have enough money to get plastic surgery. – Beverly Johnson

84855. My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, ‘What if she’s ugly? You’re ugly.’ – Beverly Johnson

84856. I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis. – Boris Johnson

84857. I love tennis with a passion. I challenged Boris Becker to a match once and he said he was up for it but he never called back. I bet I could make him run around. – Boris Johnson

84858. My chances of being PM are about as good as the chances of finding Elvis on Mars, or my being reincarnated as an olive. – Boris Johnson

84859. My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters. – Boris Johnson

84860. The dreadful truth is that when people come to see their MP they have run out of better ideas. – Boris Johnson

84861. There may be a better one somewhere, but I haven’t caught her at it. – Celia Johnson

84862. Don’t remember me as too nice or beautiful or funny, because then you’ll be disappointed. – Celia Johnson

84863. I won’t write my autobiography because I never had an affair with Frank Sinatra, and if I had had, I wouldn’t tell anyone. – Celia Johnson

84864. I’d have liked to have leant against walls in thrillers. – Celia Johnson

84865. Art is the window to man’s soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the man within. – Claudia Johnson

84866. The first lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband. – Claudia Johnson

84867. A politician ought to be born a foundling and remain a bachelor. – Claudia Johnson

84868. You just listen to the ball and bat come together. They make an awful noise. – Darrell Johnson

84869. Most of us believe outside situations shape our attitudes when, in fact, it is our view of the situations that shape our attitudes. – Darren L. Johnson

84870. If you want to grow, you must learn to let go. – Darren L. Johnson

84871. In order to change unwanted habits and actions, it is important to take the time to get to know yourself. – Darren L. Johnson

84872. In order to grow, you must learn to let go and strive toward something greater. – Darren L. Johnson

84873. Ironically, it is not until we are prepared to let go of something that we can really enjoy it. – Darren L. Johnson

84874. It is important for us consciously to say, or claim, only the things we want rather than what we do not want. – Darren L. Johnson

84875. Just as you choose to get up every day, go to your job, and drive the same car, you decide how much of an impact your past has on you – today. – Darren L. Johnson

84876. Long-lasting change that will help you create new habits and actions requires an inside-out approach, as well as two very important tools: the mirror and time. – Darren L. Johnson

84877. Make sure you take the time to feed yourself with what your spirit has to offer. – Darren L. Johnson

84878. Planned change is good. It is being the best, giving your best, and doing your best-on purpose. – Darren L. Johnson

84879. Some people are so afraid of getting to know themselves that they live and define their lives through the dreams and goals of others. – Darren L. Johnson

84880. Success, for me, is being able to provide information that will help to change someone’s life positively. – Darren L. Johnson

84881. The ‘stuff’ around us represents the stuff inside of us. – Darren L. Johnson

84882. The ego constantly competes with the spirit for control over your inner voice. – Darren L. Johnson

84883. Be who you want to be, do what it takes to be that way, and in time, you will have what you want in life. – Darren L. Johnson

84884. If we need to be reminded to love one another, then we have already lost sight of the very essence of our existence. – Darren L. Johnson

84885. Love is the foundation from which your decisions about your life should be made. – Darren L. Johnson

84886. Believing in who you are is a major part of a powerful combination for success. – Darren L. Johnson

84887. Change is wonderful, and necessary. – Darren L. Johnson

84888. Acknowledging and accepting whatever stuff you may have to let go comes easier when you love yourself. – Darren L. Johnson

84889. Although most of us realize what we control and do not control, we live as though we do not really know, and in some cases we spend years focusing on things we cannot control. – Darren L. Johnson

84890. If our core belief is based on what other people think, then we eventually will allow their opinions to become our reality. – Darren L. Johnson

84891. A big part of letting go is recognizing when it is time to stay in a situation and when it is time to move on. – Darren L. Johnson

84892. Choosing to be miserable is an option, but not one I recommend. – Darren L. Johnson

84893. Do not lose hope in what the universe has placed you here to do. – Darren L. Johnson

84894. I believe it is important for people to create a healthy mental environment in which to accomplish daily tasks. – Darren L. Johnson

84895. Fear stimulates us to take action and can be our friend, but if you act as though fear is not there-if you deny it-it will build and create barriers. – Darren L. Johnson

84896. Forgiveness leads to love, and love leads to forgiveness. – Darren L. Johnson

84897. Giving up represents a choice you make when you decide not to take action on something over which you actually do have control. – Darren L. Johnson

84898. How you manage yourself as you deal with stuff in your life largely determines the quality of your life. – Darren L. Johnson

84899. Don’t get too caught up in making money or having a job, get excited about the fact that you can design your life. – Darren L. Johnson

84900. Anytime there is a struggle between doing what is actually right and doing what seems right, then your ego is interfering with your decision. – Darren L. Johnson

84901. I finally learned to live in the present and focus only on what I want rather than what I don’t want. – Darren L. Johnson

84902. We need to listen to our experiences. – Darren L. Johnson

84903. We all talk to ourselves. A major key to success exists in what we say to ourselves, which helps to shape our attitude and mindset. – Darren L. Johnson

84904. Your destiny is in your hands. Creating the life you want is only, and always, up to you. – Darren L. Johnson

84905. Your behavior is based on your beliefs, and what you do and say, over and over again, helps develop your habits. – Darren L. Johnson

84906. You have choices to make about what you do with the rest of your life. – Darren L. Johnson

84907. When you do not know how to focus your thoughts effectively, they can become scattered, miscellaneous, and fixated on “stuff”-negative notions, toxic relationships, and situations from the past. – Darren L. Johnson

84908. When you choose not to take action on something because you realize you have no control, this is letting go. – Darren L. Johnson

84909. Whatever you do, never stop dreaming. – Darren L. Johnson

84910. We live within two environments: one is physical and surrounds us; the other is mental and is inside of us. Both can be designed to support your success. – Darren L. Johnson

84911. Your spirit is the universal voice of love – in you. – Darren L. Johnson

84912. Ultimately, your state of mind determines your circumstances. To realize the outcomes you want, it is critical to recognize and experience the transition from our present thoughts, habits, and actions to new thoughts, habits, and actions. – Darren L. Johnson

84913. There is no greater level and form of belief than believing in yourself. – Darren L. Johnson

84914. The process of letting go is like taking a journey to the center of your being. – Darren L. Johnson

84915. The more complicated this society becomes, the greater the need is to simplify your life. – Darren L. Johnson

84916. We all must learn to dig down deep inside, trust that inner voice, and not be afraid to face and forgive ourselves. – Darren L. Johnson

84917. When you accept the fact you have no control and choose not to take any action, you are letting go. – Darren L. Johnson

84918. All the modern verse plays, they’re terrible; they’re mostly about the poetry. It’s more important that the play is first. – Denis Johnson

84919. When I’m writing for Esquire, my conscious thought is, I’m not writing for American Scholar. – Denis Johnson

84920. What’s funny about Jesus’ Son is that I never even wrote that book, I just wrote it down. I would tell these stories and people would say, You should write these things down. – Denis Johnson

84921. In the plays – that’s where I go crazy. But my prose has a much lighter touch; it’s not trying to thrill with language, just to be more truthful. I’m not concerned with the accuracy of anything. We don’t get to the truth of anything with facts. – Denis Johnson

84922. If you write fiction, you’re by yourself. There are certain advantages to that in that you don’t have to explain anything to anybody. But when you get in with others who share the loneliness of the whole enterprise, you’re not lonely anymore. – Denis Johnson

84923. If you take a lie and allow your desire for the truth, you’ll end up with some truth – not fact, but something that gets you closer to the truth. That’s what we want. When we go to a play, we need to be assured that the experience we’re having. – Denis Johnson

84924. I’d met a woman and I got married, but the money ran out right away. I hadn’t had a job for seven months, and it just came over me that I was never going to work again. It hit me. – Denis Johnson

84925. I was probably 35 when I wrote the first story. The voice is kind of a mix in that it has a young voice, but it’s also someone who’s looking back. I like that kind of double vision. – Denis Johnson

84926. I think it’s silly for anyone to think you could write under the influence, but if they’d like to think that, I’d like to keep the legend alive. Maybe I was under the influence when I wrote Jesus’ Son and I just didn’t know it. – Denis Johnson

84927. I didn’t finish the stories until we went to the Philippines and I got malaria. I couldn’t work and I didn’t have any money, but I had seven stories. So I wrote three or four more. – Denis Johnson

84928. You’re under pressure when you produce facts. You’re working with facts in journalism, but you’re under all kinds of formal constraints; there are expectations. – Denis Johnson

84929. I really enjoy writing novels. It’s like the ocean. You can just build a boat and take off. – Denis Johnson

84930. But novels are never about what they are about; that is, there is always deeper, or more general, significance. The author may not be aware of this till she is pretty far along with it. – Diane Johnson

84931. A novel’s whole pattern is rarely apparent at the outset of writing, or even at the end; that is when the writer finds out what a novel is about, and the job becomes one of understanding and deepening or sharpening what is already written. That is finding the theme. – Diane Johnson

84932. A chaplain’s biggest gift is to be present and just listen. – Diane Johnson

84933. Not having to own a car has made me realize what a waste of time the automobile is. – Diane Johnson

84934. Women have the feeling that since they didn’t make the rules, the rules have nothing to do with them. – Diane Johnson

84935. It’s a joy to be recognized and to have people that are interested in what you do. That can pick up your whole day. – Don Johnson

84936. It wasn’t a mission to be a rock star. It wasn’t a mission of mine to even be a movie star. I just intended to be a good actor. – Don Johnson

84937. If the material is inspiring and motivates you, then it doesn’t really matter what it is. – Don Johnson

84938. If I die tomorrow, I’ve accomplished everything I wanted to do in life. – Don Johnson

84939. I’ve never been very successful in a monogamous relationship, but I’m looking forward to the day when I can assume that responsibility. – Don Johnson

84940. I’m not qualified for anything else, so I would imagine I’d either be doing something larcenous or I would have already been caught. – Don Johnson

84941. It’s my job to really commit myself to the material and the project and be proud of what I’ve done, and I am in most cases. – Don Johnson

84942. You’re in this constant state of flux and transition, as if you had jet lag all the time. The acting part of it is easy. It’s all the other things that come with it that are a bit difficult. – Don Johnson

84943. I’ve had some ambivalent feelings about being an actor. I don’t know that I’ve ever been totally and completely comfortable with it. – Don Johnson

84944. Let me just say, I’ve seen a pub or two. – Don Johnson

84945. London is one of the most enchanting places I’ve ever been on this planet. – Don Johnson

84946. My favorite actor is Wallace Beery. – Don Johnson

84947. Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous. – Don Johnson

84948. The most aggressive artists often hide their romantic side. – Don Johnson

84949. I’m just a simple guy swimming in a sea of sharks. – Don Johnson

84950. This is what I do for a living. It’s not who I am as a human being. – Don Johnson

84951. My sons are a hell of a lot easier to get through to than my daughter is. She seems to have my number. She can just run through the buttons. – Don Johnson

84952. The way our business is, the way it works out, we end up being residents of everywhere. – Don Johnson

84953. I am stable when my private life is a success. – Don Johnson

84954. I’d like to think I haven’t done my best yet. – Don Johnson

84955. People in the business will stay with you through drugs and alcohol and divorces and insanity and everything else, but you have a failure, pal, and they don’t want to know nothing about you! – Don Johnson

84956. Being with all those great bowlers was the greatest three days I ever had. – Don Johnson

84957. Even though some of the films I’ve made haven’t been particularly commercial, I don’t find them failures. – Don Johnson

84958. Every bowling center should have a house pro. – Don Johnson

84959. Hollywood is very much an industry town. Your life becomes caught up in all of the parties and this list and that list. That’s not something that I respond well to. – Don Johnson

84960. I am seriously opposed to censorship of any sort. – Don Johnson

84961. I can do whatever I want – I’m rich, I’m famous, and I’m bigger than you. – Don Johnson

84962. I consider myself an artist. God granted me some gifts so that I could express myself artistically. – Don Johnson

84963. I pestered the hell out of everybody I ran into until I could play the guitar well enough to write and sing with it. – Don Johnson

84964. I was a little, skinny, runt kid, and I decided that bowling was what I was going to do in life. – Don Johnson

84965. I try to parent equally, but I think little girls are a little more sensitive. – Don Johnson

84966. I struggled for 15 years in this business before Miami Vice came along. – Don Johnson

84967. I could hear and feel music going on in me, and I couldn’t get it out. You can always depend on a guitar. – Don Johnson

84968. I made a decision that whether or not I was going to make under the national poverty level wasn’t going to play a part in whether or not I was an actor. That’s what I do. – Don Johnson

84969. I joined the PBA way before I should have because I heard a rumor they were going to limit the number of people who could get in. – Don Johnson

84970. I had no idea what I was going to do when they threw me out of school. – Don Johnson

84971. I do what I can to make young people understand that drugs can destroy their lives. I’m the perfect example of what people can accomplish when they have regained a sane body and spirit. – Don Johnson

84972. If you check your ego at the door when it comes to comedy, you’ve got a pretty good shot at making a great movie that you can commit yourself to, you can jump off the proverbial cliff with, and have a great time, and the audiences respond to that. – Dwayne Johnson

84973. You’ve got to keep your finger on the pulse of what your audience is thinking, and know what they’ll accept from you. – Dwayne Johnson

84974. The one thing I couldn’t identify with was the blue cowboy outfit he put on. – Dwayne Johnson

84975. What was important to me was entertaining the audience, and whether that meant winning, losing, singing, or whatever it was on the live show we were doing every week, which was awesome, I was game for it. – Dwayne Johnson

84976. That’s a traditional Samoan dance. I was lucky that I was able to fly my cousins, who are professional dancers, up from Hawaii and they were able to be in the movie with me. We had a great time. – Dwayne Johnson

84977. One of the skills I had to learn and become proficient in is kissing a man. I had never kissed a man. Will Smith did it in his movies, so did Jake Gyllenhaal, and I figured it was my time. So it was me and Steve Carell – fantastic. – Dwayne Johnson

84978. Wrestling was like stand-up comedy for me. Every night I had a live audience of 25,000 people to win over. My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining. – Dwayne Johnson

84979. I’d love to do a musical. I’ve been known to have a good step or two. I’m half Samoan, you know, and part of our culture is singing and dancing daily. – Dwayne Johnson

84980. I love making people laugh and feel good, and that’s awesome and special for me to be able to do that, but there really is nothing like kicking ass whether it’s on a major scale, or whether it’s in more of a dramatic fashion. Being physical and taking care of business the old-fashioned way is something that I love doing. – Dwayne Johnson

84981. I liked his ability to deal with a lot of the negativity that surrounded him. Even though he was in a world that he didn’t want to be in, he still saw the bigger picture. – Dwayne Johnson

84982. For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors. And of course the opportunity to ‘mince about’ was an added element that I wanted to take advantage of! – Dwayne Johnson

84983. Every once in a while I get the highly inappropriate proposal which is like, ‘Wow, Really! You don’t even know me and I don’t know you at all, and you want that to happen? Tonight? Ok, I get off work at 7.30.’ – Dwayne Johnson

84984. Barack Obama did tell me that I was one of Michelle Obama’s favorite actors. – Dwayne Johnson

84985. When he speaks to you he speaks with an earnest vibe and an earnest energy. – Dwayne Johnson

84986. If I had to describe myself to an alien I’d say I was bigger than the average human, enjoy a drink or two with a good meal and have a bigger head than most. I’d also say I’m really handsome – especially if they were a female alien. – Dwayne Johnson

84987. Well, I happen to believe all business is female business. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84988. The health effects of air pollution imperil human lives. This fact is well-documented. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84989. There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender, but it’s a lot different than when I started out. It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly that you don’t realize it until you start looking back. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84990. There is not an issue that a woman cannot bring a perspective to. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84991. This was the first time a woman in Dallas had won public office of any kind – even women questioned whether or not I was qualified, whether or not I could take it. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84992. We can’t go all over the world killing people because we disagree with them. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84993. Right after 9/11 there was a magazine with a cover of kids, mostly 12-14 year-olds, who were being trained for military combat. I thought that this had just gone too far. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84994. We’re going to have to look very seriously at what we’re doing right or wrong because we just keep losing. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84995. I’m not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84996. When you have this many losses, you don’t have a following. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84997. Within a month I announced I was going to start this initiative: A World of Women for World Peace. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84998. We have to think about the future and what it is we want to accomplish from this party. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

84999. Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

85000. It takes ground activity to stimulate that Black vote. – Eddie Bernice Johnson

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