180000 famous quotes part 96 – 95001 to 96000

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180000 famous quotes part 96 – 95001 to 96000

95001. I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don’t have to stay that way. – Hedy Lamarr

95002. I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn’t have it. – Hedy Lamarr

95003. Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95004. If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95005. To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95006. There is a woman at the begining of all great things. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95007. The people only understand what they can feel; the only orators that can affect them are those who move them. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95008. The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95009. Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95010. Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95011. Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95012. Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95013. Habit with it’s iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95014. Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95015. Experience is the only prophecy of wise men. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95016. Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind – it is only the difference in the victim. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95017. A conscience without God is like a court without a judge. – Alphonse de Lamartine

95018. It is better to look good than to feel good. – Fernando Lamas

95019. You look marvelous! – Fernando Lamas

95020. It’s easier to fix damage than it is to create it. – Brian Lamb

95021. My basic approach to interviewing is to ask the basic questions that might even sound naive, or not intellectual. Sometimes when you ask the simple questions like ‘Who are you?’ or ‘What do you do?’ you learn the most. – Brian Lamb

95022. It’s very nice to be able to write something you don’t have to get four other people to agree with before it can become authoritative. – Brian Lamb

95023. I don’t, for the record, have a Tweety Bird fetish. – Brian Lamb

95024. From the beginning, we promised folks that they’ll see whatever event we cover in its entirety, from gavel to gavel – whether it’s the House of Representatives or the Senate. That’s the whole reason for being. – Brian Lamb

95025. My number one goal was not getting ‘A’s’ – and I proved it. I was a ‘C’ student. You have to be ready to learn. If you’re not interesting in learning, it doesn’t work. As I grew older and wanted to learn and desperately wanted inside information, learning was a lot easier. – Brian Lamb

95026. More than anything else, we need in this society the opportunity for people to tell us what they think without being told that they’re either dumb, or stupid, or uninformed. – Brian Lamb

95027. What is reading, but silent conversation. – Charles Lamb

95028. The beggar wears all colors fearing none. – Charles Lamb

95029. My theory is to enjoy life, but the practice is against it. – Charles Lamb

95030. New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday. – Charles Lamb

95031. Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment. – Charles Lamb

95032. Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less. – Charles Lamb

95033. Pain is life – the sharper, the more evidence of life. – Charles Lamb

95034. Riches are chiefly good because they give us time. – Charles Lamb

95035. Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book. – Charles Lamb

95036. She unbent her mind afterwards – over a book. – Charles Lamb

95037. Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing. – Charles Lamb

95038. The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident. – Charles Lamb

95039. The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend. – Charles Lamb

95040. The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street. – Charles Lamb

95041. The measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes and finds good in what he has chosen. – Charles Lamb

95042. The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one’s soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive – you are leaking. – Charles Lamb

95043. The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days. – Charles Lamb

95044. The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth. – Charles Lamb

95045. To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives. – Charles Lamb

95046. My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more. – Charles Lamb

95047. We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself. – Charles Lamb

95048. We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair. – Charles Lamb

95049. Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected. – Charles Lamb

95050. Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people. – Charles Lamb

95051. A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog’s ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins. – Charles Lamb

95052. A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect. – Charles Lamb

95053. A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market. – Charles Lamb

95054. Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts. – Charles Lamb

95055. Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other. – Charles Lamb

95056. Cards are war, in disguise of a sport. – Charles Lamb

95057. Clap an extinguisher upon your irony if you are unhappily blessed with a vein of it. – Charles Lamb

95058. Credulity is the man’s weakness, but the child’s strength. – Charles Lamb

95059. For thy sake, tobacco, I would do anything but die. – Charles Lamb

95060. He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides. – Charles Lamb

95061. It is good to love the unknown. – Charles Lamb

95062. Anything awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral. – Charles Lamb

95063. Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever. – Charles Lamb

95064. Lawyers, I suppose, were children once. – Charles Lamb

95065. I’d like to grow very old as slowly as possible. – Charles Lamb

95066. I love to lose myself in other men’s minds. – Charles Lamb

95067. I have had playmates, I have had companions; In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days – All, all are gone, the old familiar faces. – Charles Lamb

95068. I could never hate anyone I knew. – Charles Lamb

95069. I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father’s religion, if they can find out what it is. – Charles Lamb

95070. I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. – Charles Lamb

95071. Let us live for the beauty of our own reality. – Charles Lamb

95072. Love stories are probably all I’ve ever been able to write or want to write. – Wally Lamb

95073. I love the most the students with troubled lives. – Wally Lamb

95074. When I was a kid, I was surrounded by girls: older sisters, older girl cousins just down the street… except for an older boy named Vito who threw rocks. Each year I would wish for a baby brother. It never happened. – Wally Lamb

95075. The roundness of life’s design may be a sign that there is a presence beyond ourselves. – Wally Lamb

95076. Love comes in far more shapes and sizes than what the family-values crowd condones, of course. – Wally Lamb

95077. I think I write fiction for the opportunity to get beyond the limits of my own life. – Wally Lamb

95078. I like to write first-person because I like to become the character I’m writing. – Wally Lamb

95079. I like to be surprised. The best writing is when it defies me, when it starts going a different way than I had planned. – Wally Lamb

95080. Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words. – Wally Lamb

95081. However far fiction writers stray from their own lives and experiences – and I stray pretty far from mine – I think, ultimately, that we may be writing what we need to write in some way, albeit unconsciously. – Wally Lamb

95082. Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love. – Wally Lamb

95083. When I was a kid… I needed to belong. – Wally Lamb

95084. As my early drawings warned me, where humans go, lions and tidal waves follow. – Wally Lamb

95085. I wanted to connect a modern story with a myth that I had read. – Wally Lamb

95086. You never find friends them following your advice upon their own affairs; nor allowing you to manage your own. – Willis Lamb

95087. If a site is done with pleasure and a fun attitude, it’s a great way to communicate with your fans. – Christopher Lambert

95088. To relax, I work. – Christopher Lambert

95089. I understood that the will could not be improved before the mind had been enlightened. – Johann Heinrich Lambert

95090. I bought some books in order to learn the first principles of philosophy. – Johann Heinrich Lambert

95091. The first object of my endeavours was the means to become perfect and happy. – Johann Heinrich Lambert

95092. I am undecided whether or not the Milky Way is but one of countless others all of which form an entire system. Perhaps the light from these infinitely distant galaxies is so faint that we cannot see them. – Johann Heinrich Lambert

95093. No religious position is loyally served by refusing to consider annoying theories which may well turn out to be facts. – Norman Lamm

95094. Not all Modern Orthodox Jews, at the present juncture, identify with what the Israeli government does. In Israel many religious Zionists strongly oppose the government because of the disengagement. – Norman Lamm

95095. Modern Orthodoxy has a highly positive attitude toward the State of Israel. Our Ultra-Orthodox brethren recognize only the Holy Land, but not the state. – Norman Lamm

95096. My mother, whose family was heavily rabbinic, said she wanted me to continue the family tradition in the rabbinate. My father said he wanted me to be a scholar of the Talmud, but he wanted me to make my living in science. – Norman Lamm

95097. Most students have thoughts about emigrating to Israel. A significant number go on aliyah. We are proud of our Israel programs, which come at a considerable cost to the university. – Norman Lamm

95098. Most Modern Orthodox are religious Zionists. Despite all differences and nuances among us, we consider the founding of the State a historic change. We accept it as something that came from Providence. – Norman Lamm

95099. As a result of this article, I was invited to testify in the Senate Judiciary Committee on privacy law. – Norman Lamm

95100. As far as YU faculty and students are concerned, the love for Israel is very strong. Probably about three thousand of our graduates have settled in Israel. On average, every year 650 male and female students study in Israel for a minimum of one year. – Norman Lamm

95101. At Cardozo, study of law is part of a larger culture. You can get a law degree and make a good living, but it is best that you do that having studied the discipline for its own inherent merit, because you love studying. – Norman Lamm

95102. However, the word madda in modern Hebrew specifically means science. – Norman Lamm

95103. I showed that privacy was an implicit right in Jewish law, probably going back to the second or third century, when it was elaborated on in a legal way. – Norman Lamm

95104. I think our vision heretofore has been and should continue to be to have Cardozo be the kind of law school that we can be proud of. I would like to see it gain recognition as one of the three best law schools in New York City. – Norman Lamm

95105. I was critical of the Israeli government, however, for not being prepared for the move. One does not uproot thousands of people without planning in advance what will be done with them. This was a political and human error in which the government functioned poorly. – Norman Lamm

95106. I was not the midwife of the Law School, but its fraternal twin. – Norman Lamm

95107. In Judaism, there are 613 biblical commandments, and the Talmud says that the chief commandment of all is study. – Norman Lamm

95108. Judaism is an intellectually based religion, and the single most important theme is that of study. – Norman Lamm

95109. Maimonides taught that it is better that 10 criminals go free than let one innocent man be executed. The Innocence Project represents that point of view. – Norman Lamm

95110. Conventional dogmas, even if endowed with the authority of an Aristotle – ancient or modern – must be tested vigorously. If they are found wanting, we need not bother with them. But if they are found to be substantially correct, we may not overlook them. – Norman Lamm

95111. Amnesty is a big billboard, a flashing billboard, to the rest of the world that we don’t really mean our immigration law. – Richard Lamm

95112. Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want – and their kids pay for it. – Richard Lamm

95113. Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it. – Richard Lamm

95114. He didn’t work for money. He worked because he loved kids and education. – Richard Lamm

95115. Politics, like theater, is one of those things where you’ve got to be wise enough to know when to leave. – Richard Lamm

95116. The architecture of our future is not only unfinished; the scaffolding has hardly gone up. – George Lamming

95117. Human beings and their actions constitute the advancing front, the surging crest of an ongoing movement that never stops. – Corliss Lamont

95118. I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice. – Corliss Lamont

95119. Intuition does not in itself amount to knowledge, yet cannot be disregarded by philosophers and psychologists. – Corliss Lamont

95120. Most men, I am convinced, have an unmistakable feeling at the final moment of significant choice that they are making a free decision, that they can really decide which one of two or more roads to follow. – Corliss Lamont

95121. The act of willing this or that, of choosing among various courses of conduct, is central in the realm of ethics. – Corliss Lamont

95122. The cause-effect sequences in our brains are just as determining, just as inescapable, as anywhere else in Nature. – Corliss Lamont

95123. The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned and restricted by the effects of prior presents, possesses genuine initiative. – Corliss Lamont

95124. The intuition of free will gives us the truth. – Corliss Lamont

95125. True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one’s true character, to be altogether one’s self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion. – Corliss Lamont

95126. Seeing yourself in print is such an amazing concept: you can get so much attention without having to actually show up somewhere… You don’t have to dress up, for instance, and you can’t hear them boo you right away. – Anne Lamott

95127. When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens. – Anne Lamott

95128. We must not inflict life on children who will be resented; we must not inflict unwanted children on society. – Anne Lamott

95129. You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. – Anne Lamott

95130. I’ve written six novels and four pieces of nonfiction, so I don’t really have a genre these days. – Anne Lamott

95131. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up. – Anne Lamott

95132. I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. – Anne Lamott

95133. Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor. – Anne Lamott

95134. Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more. – Louis L’Amour

95135. Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen. – Louis L’Amour

95136. To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain. – Louis L’Amour

95137. To disbelieve is easy; to scoff is simple; to have faith is harder. – Louis L’Amour

95138. There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. Yet that will be the beginning. – Louis L’Amour

95139. Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content. – Louis L’Amour

95140. No memory is ever alone; it’s at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations. – Louis L’Amour

95141. Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value. – Louis L’Amour

95142. He might never really do what he said, but at least he had it in mind. He had somewhere to go. – Louis L’Amour

95143. For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time. – Louis L’Amour

95144. Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before – it takes something from him. – Louis L’Amour

95145. A good beginning makes a good end. – Louis L’Amour

95146. A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat. – Louis L’Amour

95147. All loose things seem to drift down to the sea, and so did I. – Louis L’Amour

95148. No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process. – Louis L’Amour

95149. I’m really happy here. I think anyone who knows me well, and the fans too I hope, they know that I love the area, and the bond that I’ve had with the fans has been fantastic. – Frank Lampard

95150. Training’s completely different now. It used to be a lot of running and work without the ball. Now it’s all with the ball, which any player loves. – Frank Lampard

95151. When you take a lot of stick you want to ram it down people’s throats. – Frank Lampard

95152. I fancy our chances at the European Championships. – Frank Lampard

95153. A lot of things happened when I left there, and to be fair they treated me really bad, and now I have to play against them so I don’t have any feelings for them at all. – Frank Lampard

95154. Barcelona are my favourite team in Spain, let’s put it that way. – Frank Lampard

95155. Even with the quality of players that we have, they’re an extremely hard side to break down and once they get on top of you, you find it difficult to stem the flow of attacks. – Frank Lampard

95156. I admit I was somewhat concerned when we started to sign so many players – naturally you are going to worry about whether you can retain your place in the side. – Frank Lampard

95157. I can’t stress the importance of working hard enough, work on all aspects of your game. If you does that and you have the ability, you’ll come through. – Frank Lampard

95158. Of course, there will be few people who are sympathetic but you don’t become a great team overnight, no matter how much money you have at your disposal. – Frank Lampard

95159. I don’t know if we’d have been as dominant as we were last season. The new things, the new ideas the manager brought in everyone took them on board so well. He is special. – Frank Lampard

95160. The advantage does lie with us because we’re at home and if we can’t motivate ourselves for this match then we can’t motivate ourselves for any match. I think the crowd will be up for it as well. – Frank Lampard

95161. I get asked that a lot and I really don’t. – Frank Lampard

95162. I think as far as kids go, you just have to work hard. Work on your skills, keep focused. – Frank Lampard

95163. I think I work harder on the pitch, I cover more ground and my passing is more accurate. – Frank Lampard

95164. I think it was in Moscow last year and I got changed for training the day before we played Moscow, but the fact is they actually wanted to do John’s, me and John were next to each other and they did mine by mistake. John had done them I think. So yeah it is true. – Frank Lampard

95165. I’m happy here, and why change when you love the club and the club’s in a really good position right now. – Frank Lampard

95166. Of course it is going to be difficult for any player to get in the Chelsea side no matter who they are. – Frank Lampard

95167. I come from a football family which has really helped. – Frank Lampard

95168. I’m actually the daytime host of the Olympics on NBC. – Jim Lampley

95169. I’ve never seen a truly great fighter get knocked onto the ropes unconscious… knocked out cold before… and I saw Roy Jones get knocked out twice in a row. – Jim Lampley

95170. You know, we – we start with a mentality that we’ll take a sports project if its good. And we’re certainly not on the lookout for them, because to be honest we don’t have to. They walk in the door. – Jim Lampley

95171. We’re way too much the same person, Larry. I mean, you know, way too much the same person. We have basically the same attitudes, desires, drives. And we see ourselves the same way. – Jim Lampley

95172. We’re both accustomed to being the center of attention. We’re both accustomed to being spoiled by the people around us. And we don’t expect to have to compete with somebody for all of that. – Jim Lampley

95173. She divorced me August 10 of 2000, but she never was able to completely get rid of me. Don’t ask me why. – Jim Lampley

95174. I wear my wedding ring. We talk about when we’re going to get married again, which we hope is going to take place some time in this incredibly hectic calendar year. – Jim Lampley

95175. I think there was a sense that the impact was being lost because the audience was so familiar with the form. You combine that with people’s attention spans, which are clearly conditioned to be shorter now, and there’s a need to vary the paradigm. – Jim Lampley

95176. I met Roy’s father once… And I think that Roy’s relationship with his father is still at the heart of what Roy does. But at the end of the day, he’s trying to prove himself to a father he’ll never really please. – Jim Lampley

95177. I mean, you know, I get a tremendous positive charge every day just from knowing these kids and who they are. I mean, Larry, my 12-year-old son is my hero in life. Could there be a greater privilege than that? I mean, I can’t imagine anything that would be more exciting. – Jim Lampley

95178. If he’s chasing the full restoration of his legacy, he’s chasing something that he really can’t get. – Jim Lampley

95179. I mean, I spent 30 years in the world of physical perfection, right? I’ve known most of the world’s most perfect physical specimens over the course of the last 30 years. – Jim Lampley

95180. We were also able to do a great deal of work to improve highways, airports and airways, waterways, and railways, all of which are important and have provided a better quality of life and economic development opportunities for my constituents. – Nick Lampson

95181. With 1.7 million private sector jobs lost and half a million jobs shipped overseas over the past three years, we must take action to spur job creation and restore economic prosperity. – Nick Lampson

95182. Any veteran can tell you it is already hard enough to see a doctor down at the VA and get the health care they were promised when they signed up to serve this country. – Nick Lampson

95183. Congress should stop treating veterans like they’re asking for a hand out when it comes to the benefits they were promised, and they should realize that, were it not for these veterans, there would be nothing to hand out. – Nick Lampson

95184. But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. – Nick Lampson

95185. Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait. – Nick Lampson

95186. Free nations of the world cannot allow Taiwan, a beacon of democracy, to be subdued by an authoritarian China. – Nick Lampson

95187. I will continue to push for doubling the strength of the U.S. Border Patrol, and to make sure that every cargo container that enters this nation is screened for radiation and potential weapons of mass destruction. – Nick Lampson

95188. More needs to be done to take the fight to the enemy and secure our borders against the terrorist threat. We need more protection on land, sea and air. – Nick Lampson

95189. Moreover, as we live in an era of the ascendancy of democracy and human rights, we must see that Taiwan has been a vibrant democracy with a democratically elected president and legislature. – Nick Lampson

95190. Mr. Speaker, in seeking to return to the United Nations, the Republic of China on Taiwan will once again ask diplomatic allies to present its case before the United Nations this fall. – Nick Lampson

95191. As southeast Texas’s only Member of the House Transportation Committee, I’m especially proud of being able to help bring hundreds of millions of dollars to the region to create jobs and improve the area infrastructure. – Nick Lampson

95192. One of the most important accomplishments of the Caucus is raising awareness with law enforcement and communities nationwide on the issues of child safety and Internet safety. – Nick Lampson

95193. The local communities, through their leaders, were able to build a communications network that allowed my work here to reflect the needs and interests of the people within the 9th Congressional District. It’s been an honor to do that and we did so successfully. – Nick Lampson

95194. The war on terror is a fight that we did not start, but it is one that we shall finish. – Nick Lampson

95195. There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country. – Nick Lampson

95196. Today, I will vote in support of the Marriage Protection Amendment. I shall do so because like President Bush, I strongly believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman. – Nick Lampson

95197. We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress. – Nick Lampson

95198. We must always emphasize research and development of science and mathematics, and I can think of no better way to achieve this than through our future in space. – Nick Lampson

95199. None of the things I have done would have been accomplished without a true team effort. – Nick Lampson

95200. I believe we should appeal to people at the higher levels. – Burt Lancaster

95201. I have turned down a lot of garbage lately. – Burt Lancaster

95202. I hate looking backward, but every once in a while it sneaks up on you. – Burt Lancaster

95203. I had the luck of having an obedient body. – Burt Lancaster

95204. I feel that I am a good actor. – Burt Lancaster

95205. I am reasonably happy, providing I keep busy. – Burt Lancaster

95206. I am interested in being in pictures that I would like to see. – Burt Lancaster

95207. I always try to improve, to find new ways of expressing myself, to keep looking for truth and originality. – Burt Lancaster

95208. Can anything be more Un-American than the Un-American committee? – Burt Lancaster

95209. A circus is like a mother in whom one can confide and who rewards and punishes. – Burt Lancaster

95210. I found marriage somewhat stifling. I don’t know that I am the kind of man who ought to be married. – Burt Lancaster

95211. Take the feeling of hunger out of your gut, and you’re no longer a champion. – Burt Lancaster

95212. They were fun days, and we set the town on fire with every movie we did. – Burt Lancaster

95213. Sometimes I only succeed in beating myself to death. – Burt Lancaster

95214. Sell yourself first, if you want to sell anything. – Burt Lancaster

95215. Obviously I am not the young man who came to Hollywood in 1946. – Burt Lancaster

95216. My former wife is a truly wonderful person. – Burt Lancaster

95217. My brother never had me to dinner in his life. – Burt Lancaster

95218. Mother beat the hell out of us. She’d have wild outbursts. – Burt Lancaster

95219. I walked out of class one day and I never went back. – Burt Lancaster

95220. I judge a restaurant by the bread and by the coffee. – Burt Lancaster

95221. I’ve always wanted to get an education, and tonight’s as good a time as any. – Burt Lancaster

95222. You have to fight against being an antique. – Burt Lancaster

95223. When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge, in the mind of any man, that man is a Christian; and when the fruits of Christianity are produced, that man is a disciple of our blessed Lord, let his profession of religion be what it may. – Joseph Lancaster

95224. We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to the community by the institution of premiums, held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics. – Joseph Lancaster

95225. This system of encouragement proves serviceable as a preventive of punishment, the attainment of the tickets being a reward, the forfeiture of them the reverse; and, as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion. – Joseph Lancaster

95226. The sincere teachers of their youth should be met, not with an intention to dictate to them, but to give additional force to their well-meant endeavours, and raise them to public esteem. – Joseph Lancaster

95227. I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest. – Joseph Lancaster

95228. A national evil requires a national remedy; let not this any longer be delayed: let your minds expand, free from every narrow principle, and let the public good become the sole object of your united Christian efforts. – Joseph Lancaster

95229. A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness. – Joseph Lancaster

95230. A system of education, which would not gratify this disposition in any party, is requisite, in order to obviate the difficulty, and the reader will find a something said to that purpose in perusing this tract. – Joseph Lancaster

95231. All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society. – Joseph Lancaster

95232. At a moderate calculation, among a million of persons inhabiting the metropolis, there are, at least, twenty-five thousand children who attend these schools, and cost their parents as many pounds sterling, per annum. – Joseph Lancaster

95233. The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects. – Joseph Lancaster

95234. Female schools might be comprised in the list of those worthy the public patronage, with great propriety. – Joseph Lancaster

95235. Indeed, I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings, with minds capable of expansion, and talents formed for usefulness. – Joseph Lancaster

95236. IT is difficult to speak or write with becoming moderation or propriety, on topics to which we are biased by prejudice, interest, or even principle. – Joseph Lancaster

95237. Mankind are divided into sects, and individuals think very differently on religious subjects, from the purest motives; and that gracious common Parent, who loves all his children alike, beholds with approbation every one who worships him in sincerity. – Joseph Lancaster

95238. Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it. – Joseph Lancaster

95239. I am persuaded, that if any attempt is made to improve the education of the poor, and such an unmanly spirit should guide the resolution of a society or committee for that purpose, it would render the design abortive. – Joseph Lancaster

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95240. The same stimulus that animates men to action, will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds. – Joseph Lancaster

95241. THE rich possess ample means to realize any theory they may chuse to adopt in the education of their children, regardless of the cost; but it is not so with him whose Subsistence is derived from industry. – Joseph Lancaster

95242. The complaint of bad pay, and difficulty in obtaining it, is almost generally reiterated through every department of education. – Joseph Lancaster

95243. May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery, in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks. – Joseph Lancaster

95244. My school is attended by near three hundred scholars. – Joseph Lancaster

95245. In such a case, it would be almost sure of success, if the active members of a society established for that purpose, were inclined to meet the poor as men, as brethren, and as Christians. – Joseph Lancaster

95246. The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety. – Osbert Lancaster

95247. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. – Bert Lance

95248. There is no such thing as a person that nothing has happened to, and each person’s story is as different as his fingertips. – Elsa Lanchester

95249. She looked as if butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth – or anywhere else. – Elsa Lanchester

95250. Its not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas. – Edwin Land

95251. An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. – Edwin Land

95252. Any problem can be solved using the materials in the room. – Edwin Land

95253. Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity. – Edwin Land

95254. Don’t undertake a project unless it is manifestly important and nearly impossible. – Edwin Land

95255. If you dream of something worth doing and then simply go to work on it and don’t think anything of personalities, or emotional conflicts, or of money, or of family distractions; it is amazing how quickly you get through those 5,000 steps. – Edwin Land

95256. Marketing is what you do when your product is no good. – Edwin Land

95257. Politeness is the poison of collaboration. – Edwin Land

95258. Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself. – Edwin Land

95259. The most important thing about power is to make sure you don’t have to use it. – Edwin Land

95260. Every creative act is a sudden cessation of stupidity. – Edwin Land

95261. Baptists are very strong believers that the civil magistrate is ordained by God to punish those who do evil. – Richard Land

95262. The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother: If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody, why not do it that way? – Richard Land

95263. Social conservatives say who drives the bus. – Richard Land

95264. It only takes five people in black robes to determine such crucial issues for our country as abortion, pornography, same-sex ‘marriage,’ and religious liberties. – Richard Land

95265. I’m a graduate of Princeton, and I just want to say you don’t have to go to an Ivy League school to be on the Supreme Court. – Richard Land

95266. I am both stunned and appalled that Pat Robertson would claim to know the mind of God concerning whether particular events… were the judgments of God. – Richard Land

95267. I did theatrical caricatures. – Martin Landau

95268. Just five years before that the Russians were our allies. – Martin Landau

95269. And the 90% they are not is what I do for a living. – Martin Landau

95270. Everything that has happened to me is of value to me. As painful as certain things are, and have been, and were, there’s a use for those things in my life and in my work. – Martin Landau

95271. Bad guys don’t think they’re bad guys. Hitler probably thought he was a wonderful guy doing some wonderful and righteous work for Germany. – Martin Landau

95272. I’m very proud of Space 1999. Its success paved the way for other sci-fi shows to follow. My hope is that the DVD release will help it reach a new generation of fans. – Martin Landau

95273. I’ve always been interested in science fiction. – Martin Landau

95274. You can have immediate regrets, but if you look at stuff and say, ‘Things happen for a reason’, there’s a fatalistic thing about it. Something will happen that will justify it in some way. – Martin Landau

95275. The real good comedians, like Chaplin, would make you laugh and a second later, cry. – Martin Landau

95276. I always treat each take as a rehearsal for the next take. That way you can find stuff and keep adding and playing until they tell me to stop. – Martin Landau

95277. Class is the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life. – Ann Landers

95278. At every party there are two kinds of people – those who want to go home and those who don’t. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other. – Ann Landers

95279. The Lord gave us two ends – one to sit on and the other to think with. Success depends on which one we use the most. – Ann Landers

95280. All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest – never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership. – Ann Landers

95281. The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead. – Ann Landers

95282. Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass. – Ann Landers

95283. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. – Ann Landers

95284. You need that guy like a giraffe needs strep throat. – Ann Landers

95285. Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing. – Ann Landers

95286. There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat. – Ann Landers

95287. No one has the right to destroy another person’s belief by demanding empirical evidence. – Ann Landers

95288. I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck. – Ann Landers

95289. I don’t believe that you have to be a cow to know what milk is. – Ann Landers

95290. If you have love in your life, it can make up for a great many things that are missing. If you don’t have love in your life, no matter what else there is, it’s not enough. – Ann Landers

95291. If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you’ll be married to a man who cheats on his wife. – Ann Landers

95292. Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good. – Ann Landers

95293. Know when to tune out, if you listen to too much advice you may wind up making other peoples mistakes. – Ann Landers

95294. Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. – Ann Landers

95295. The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven’t thought of yet. – Ann Landers

95296. Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised. – Ann Landers

95297. Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. – Ann Landers

95298. Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies. – Ann Landers

95299. One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced. Think of your three closes friends; if they seem OK, then you’re the one. – Ann Landers

95300. Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. – Ann Landers

95301. People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another. They don’t consider it servitude. – Ann Landers

95302. People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim. – Ann Landers

95303. Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset. – Ann Landers

95304. Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. – Ann Landers

95305. Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. – Ann Landers

95306. I am running for governor of Kentucky as the people’s advocate. – Sonny Landham

95307. We need to stop the erosion of parental authority. – Sonny Landham

95308. The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a judicial system, and this system needs a lot of repair. Therefore, there is no need for Kentucky to start building another judicial system within the system, that we already have. – Sonny Landham

95309. I will cut all state taxes by at least one third. – Sonny Landham

95310. It’s time for these people to have accountability for what is being done. – Sonny Landham

95311. I’m following a real event and real people. – John Landis

95312. I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit. – John Landis

95313. Directors, like actors, get typecast. – John Landis

95314. Talking with other parents really gave me some lessons that I try to hold on to now, as a parent of two boys. – Joe Lando

95315. I commissioned this artist to make these silver tomahawks by hand. Larry Sellers, who plays Cloud Dancing on the show, blessed and cleansed them and all. – Joe Lando

95316. You can take the boy out of the Midwest, but you can’t take the Midwest out of the boy. – Joe Lando

95317. When you work with somebody you have chemistry with, it’s easy and it’s fun. You hardly call it work. – Joe Lando

95318. There’s an old saying, this too shall pass, and change is good. – Joe Lando

95319. I’m just back in line with every other actor looking for a job right now and keeping my fingers crossed. – Joe Lando

95320. All actors almost always try to steal some of their wardrobe. – Joe Lando

95321. Americans appreciate the way our friends around the world are sticking by us, and we all hope for their continued support in what’s going to be some very trying times. – Joe Lando

95322. I don’t like to repeat myself as an actor. – Joe Lando

95323. I have had the auditioning process go on for two weeks or three weeks. I am always incredibly anxious. The audition and the wait is definitely the hardest part for me. – Joe Lando

95324. I love a lot of Colorado and upper Utah. I think some of the most beautiful terrain is upper BC. – Joe Lando

95325. I love the Midwest. I think about it every day. I wonder if I would rather have a little farm in the Midwest, in Illinois or Wisconsin, or would I rather have like a little getaway up in the mountains of Colorado. – Joe Lando

95326. I need family support close because when you go to work, they are long days and it can get lonely. – Joe Lando

95327. I enjoy doing romantic stories. I’ve done a lot of them. – Joe Lando

95328. I’m 37 years old and don’t have a steady paycheck. – Joe Lando

95329. Soap opera wouldn’t be my first choice, but at this point in my life, I would consider a soap. It would allow me to act and still do other things with my life. – Joe Lando

95330. I’m the poster boy for Propecia. It’s amazing. – Joe Lando

95331. If I put the script down more than once, there’s a good chance that I probably don’t want to play the part. – Joe Lando

95332. If there was another Dr. Quinn movie, I would do it in a heartbeat. – Joe Lando

95333. It was real Cheyenne. I would get the translations the night before, but it was very difficult because it was not like any other language you would be familiar with. – Joe Lando

95334. My dad is a really honest, hardworking, straight guy. – Joe Lando

95335. On the first season of our show, I commissioned a Native American artist to make up, ’cause I’m known for the tomahawk, besides the hair and the leather outfit and the whole thing. – Joe Lando

95336. I’d be honored to be playing a Republican, although I’m not. – Joe Lando

95337. Wherever I have gone in this country, I have found Americans. – Alf Landon

95338. I would say practical progressive, which means that the Republican party or any political party has got to recognize the problems of a growing and complex industrial civilization. And I don’t think the Republican party is really wide awake to that. – Alf Landon

95339. All sweeping assertions are erroneous. – Letitia Landon

95340. We might have been – these are but common words, and yet they make the sum of life’s bewailing. – Letitia Landon

95341. A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee. – Letitia Landon

95342. Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o’er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last? – Letitia Landon

95343. An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence. – Letitia Landon

95344. Enthusiasm is the divine particle in our composition: with it we are great, generous, and true; without it, we are little, false, and mean. – Letitia Landon

95345. Few, save the poor, feel for the poor. – Letitia Landon

95346. How disappointment tracks the steps of hope. – Letitia Landon

95347. I think hearts are very much like glasses. If they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time. – Letitia Landon

95348. No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable. – Letitia Landon

95349. Delicious tears! The heart’s own dew. – Letitia Landon

95350. There is a large stock on hand; but somehow or other, nobody’s experience ever suits us but our own. – Letitia Landon

95351. Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious. – Letitia Landon

95352. We need to suffer, that we may learn to pity. – Letitia Landon

95353. Were it not better to forget than to remember and regret? – Letitia Landon

95354. Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art o social life. – Letitia Landon

95355. I believe in God, family, truth between people, the power of love. – Michael Landon

95356. I’ve fought hard and now I’m weary to the bone. – Michael Landon

95357. I’ve got nine kids, nine dogs, three grandkids – and one in the oven. And three parrots! – Michael Landon

95358. Boy, you gotta be real sick to get this much attention. – Michael Landon

95359. Every script I’ve written and every series I’ve produced have expressed the things I most deeply believe. – Michael Landon

95360. I’ve had a good life. Enough happiness, enough success. – Michael Landon

95361. I believe that there is God in all of us. – Michael Landon

95362. I don’t have expectations. Expectations in your life just lead to giant disappointments. – Michael Landon

95363. I don’t mind dying if I have to, but I’m damned if I want to pay for the guarantee. I’m sorry. – Michael Landon

95364. I felt my father’s presence with me, helping me to commit to paper the feelings I had. I really heard my father speaking to me from the other dimension. – Michael Landon

95365. I love my work. I’ve had three successful series, and I want to find out if I can make a fourth. – Michael Landon

95366. Now I won’t have to worry about the new series making it or not. – Michael Landon

95367. Less than 1 percent of the patients treated are alive at the end of five years. – Michael Landon

95368. Dreaming is one thing, and working towards the dream is one thing, but working with expectations in mind is very self-defeating. – Michael Landon

95369. I think all of us create our own miracles. – Michael Landon

95370. Maybe I’m old-fashioned, but I think viewers are hungry for shows in which people say something meaningful. – Michael Landon

95371. Life has been good to me. It’s not like I missed an awful lot. I had a pretty good lick here. Every moment gets a little more important. – Michael Landon

95372. The one thing I need to leave behind is good memories. – Michael Landon

95373. With a houseful of kids you give each other strength. – Michael Landon

95374. You can die of the cure before you die of the illness. – Michael Landon

95375. I’m not the kind of person who gives up without a fight. – Michael Landon

95376. I’m going to beat this cancer or die trying. – Michael Landon

95377. I want people to laugh and cry, not just sit and stare at the TV. – Michael Landon

95378. We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented. – Walter Savage Landor

95379. There is nothing on earth divine except humanity. – Walter Savage Landor

95380. Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them, and is attended by fatal consequences in excess. – Walter Savage Landor

95381. We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier. – Walter Savage Landor

95382. There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie within it. – Walter Savage Landor

95383. We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love. – Walter Savage Landor

95384. We talk on principal, but act on motivation. – Walter Savage Landor

95385. We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love. – Walter Savage Landor

95386. No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable. – Walter Savage Landor

95387. In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always. – Walter Savage Landor

95388. There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer. – Walter Savage Landor

95389. No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner. – Walter Savage Landor

95390. Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good. – Walter Savage Landor

95391. A man’s vanity tells him what is honor, a man’s conscience what is justice. – Walter Savage Landor

95392. A solitude is the audience-chamber of God. – Walter Savage Landor

95393. Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name! – Walter Savage Landor

95394. Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws. – Walter Savage Landor

95395. Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. – Walter Savage Landor

95396. An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof. – Walter Savage Landor

95397. Great men always pay deference to greater. – Walter Savage Landor

95398. Consult duty not events. – Walter Savage Landor

95399. Delay in justice is injustice. – Walter Savage Landor

95400. Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him. – Walter Savage Landor

95401. The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander. – Walter Savage Landor

95402. Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend. – Walter Savage Landor

95403. Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. – Walter Savage Landor

95404. I strove with none; for none was worth my strife. – Walter Savage Landor

95405. Music is God’s gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven. – Walter Savage Landor

95406. My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them. – Walter Savage Landor

95407. People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend. – Walter Savage Landor

95408. Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose. – Walter Savage Landor

95409. Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much. – Walter Savage Landor

95410. Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age. – Walter Savage Landor

95411. The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love. – Walter Savage Landor

95412. The Siren waits thee, singing song for song. – Walter Savage Landor

95413. The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make every face the same colour. – Walter Savage Landor

95414. Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce. – Walter Savage Landor

95415. I never practice; I always play. – Wanda Landowska

95416. I’m fighting for small businesses. I’m not fighting for big oil. Don’t be confused. And there are thousands of businesses in this state that are at great risk. Meanwhile, the country keeps guzzling the oil, but we’re out of work down here. We need to get back to work to build this region, and we intend to do so. – Mary Landrieu

95417. Do you know how many houses all of the nonprofits have built? No more than 5,000 in five years. Do you know how many we lost? Two hundred thousand. – Mary Landrieu

95418. A penny saved is not a penny earned if at the end of the day you still owe a quarter. – Mary Landrieu

95419. I agree that we must expand opportunities for retirement saving, but we must not undermine this worthy effort with a flawed privatization scheme that takes the ‘security’ out of Social Security. – Mary Landrieu

95420. A budget should reflect the values and priorities of our nation and its people. – Mary Landrieu

95421. Ronald Reagan will be remembered for leading the United States during a time of tremendous international transition – the demise of the Soviet Union, the Berlin Wall coming down, and the end of the Cold War. – Mary Landrieu

95422. The high price of health care in this country is a serious issue that demands serious attention. Putting limits on damages have little or no effect on skyrocketing malpractice insurance rates. – Mary Landrieu

95423. The president’s budget request today demonstrates his unwillingness to come clean on the true costs of his agenda. A penny saved is not a penny earned if at the end of the day you still owe a quarter. – Mary Landrieu

95424. We would be doing the children of South Asia a great disservice if we allowed ourselves to believe that the need of children to belong to a loving, permanent family was washed away by the waves of the tsunami. – Mary Landrieu

95425. Democracy still has a real hope and chance in Iraq, and true freedom in this country would be the greatest testament to those who gave their lives for it. – Mary Landrieu

95426. As proud as we are of this city and as extraordinary as it is, all of south Louisiana and all of the Gulf Coast is a very special place, and the federal government has underinvested in it year after year after year, whether it’s education or health care. – Mary Landrieu

95427. For the last 50 years, the federal government has taken out of the Gulf Coast $165 billion in taxes that came from oil and gas off of our coast that went to the federal Treasury, to rebuild all places in America except the place that it came from. – Mary Landrieu

95428. The federal government was responsible for building the levees, engineering the levees, and consequentially, the federal government is responsible for repairing the damage that has been done, which has not been completed yet. – Mitch Landrieu

95429. There is nothing here that’s broken that can’t be fixed, but it won’t happen on its own. It’s going to require a huge lift by the entire country of the United States of America and people on the ground taking personal responsibility for themselves. You cannot take it as a fait accompli that the city’s going to come back. – Mitch Landrieu

95430. I don’t date guys that I just meet randomly. I don’t feel comfortable meeting strangers. – Ali Landry

95431. A winner never stops trying. – Tom Landry

95432. Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it’s so incredible, it’s unbelievable. – Tom Landry

95433. I don’t believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game. – Tom Landry

95434. When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn. – Tom Landry

95435. Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve. – Tom Landry

95436. If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job. – Tom Landry

95437. Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control. – Tom Landry

95438. Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan. – Tom Landry

95439. The secret to winning is constant, consistent management. – Tom Landry

95440. I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat. – Tom Landry

95441. Today, you have 100% of your life left. – Tom Landry

95442. Right after the game, say as little as possible. – Tom Landry

95443. If people only knew as much about painting as I do, they would never buy my pictures. – Edwin Landseer

95444. It is very kind of you to consider the possibility of my working in Pasadena, an idea which certainly is attractive, especially since it would hold out the prospect of your cooperation or advice. – Karl Landsteiner

95445. Owing to the difficulty of dealing with substances of high molecular weight we are still a long way from having determined the chemical characteristics and the constitution of proteins, which are regarded as the principal con-stituents of living organisms. – Karl Landsteiner

95446. When I got finished, Gershwin paid me the ultimate compliment. He said, ‘Boy, even I couldn’t do that.’ – Burton Lane

95447. I want to sit down, and I want to laugh. Nothing works better for me than watching somebody slip on a banana peel. – Diane Lane

95448. Well, I didn’t really admit that I anywhere until my daughter started school and I knew I couldn’t pull up and leave when I felt like it. – Diane Lane

95449. The industry’s memory is quite short, it’s true. – Diane Lane

95450. So now I’m left with cigarettes, and I’m trying to scrape that off my shoe and then I’ll be done. – Diane Lane

95451. More yoga in the world is what we need. – Diane Lane

95452. It’s always refreshing to step into another time. – Diane Lane

95453. Independent films have a very different cachet than success films. – Diane Lane

95454. I’ve always had this unresolved desire to prove that I could get a Ph.D., or contribute something else to the world. – Diane Lane

95455. When I really young yet feeling very old, I offered up a lot of myself to the press; I knew it was good copy. – Diane Lane

95456. I was raised by free-spirited people, though my father gave me a very strong work ethic. – Diane Lane

95457. I don’t really know how to relate to a long-term day-in day-out kind of comfortable relationship. – Diane Lane

95458. I think that anybody that smiles automatically looks better. – Diane Lane

95459. I like someone who’s suffered from both sides. – Diane Lane

95460. I have just enough attention to feel glamorous and important. – Diane Lane

95461. I’m fascinated by how Hollywood has changed since I started. Today it’s about immediate delivery. There’s less risk and less art. – Diane Lane

95462. When I was about seven, I started touring the globe as part of New York’s La MaMa theater company – without my parents! – Diane Lane

95463. Americans are like Pac Man. We just eat our way through the day. There’s always something going into the mouth. – Diane Lane

95464. I thought it was pretty good to be mentioned in a big paper, so I decided to keep the nickname. – Dick Lane

95465. My object is to stop the guy with the ball before he gains another inch. – Dick Lane

95466. My fingers are not as fast as my brain – which isn’t that much to type home about anyway. – Frank Lane

95467. If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm. – Frank Lane

95468. A public office is not a job, it is an opportunity to do something for the public. – Franklin Knight Lane

95469. For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making. – Franklin Knight Lane

95470. I am not the flag: not at all. I am but its shadow. – Franklin Knight Lane

95471. I have hardly seen my baby for six weeks; have been at the office from nine A.M. to eleven P.M. regularly. – Franklin Knight Lane

95472. It is work and personal worth which make a State great both politically and industrially, and in my estimation they are to be found in largest proportions in the Democratic party. – Franklin Knight Lane

95473. My stars and my stripes are your dream and your labors. – Franklin Knight Lane

95474. Newspaper men, perhaps more than any other class, are rated by ability. – Franklin Knight Lane

95475. No man should have a political office because he wants a job. – Franklin Knight Lane

95476. Well, I – all cases to me have interest. Every case is important to somebody, the people litigating that case. But the most difficult case for me is the case where one person says a, the other person says b, and you just don’t know for certain who is not telling you the truth. – Judge Mills Lane

95477. Well, I don’t think prisons are the answer to everything, obviously. – Judge Mills Lane

95478. We must focus on people as people, regardless of race, creed, color or gender. – Judge Mills Lane

95479. The color of somebody’s skin or the way he wears his hair or clothes has nothing to do with anything. – Judge Mills Lane

95480. I think, unfortunately, some people are just bad, they’re just born bad, and I don’t know why. – Judge Mills Lane

95481. I think racial profiling is wrong. It cannot be defended. It’s just flat wrong. And if a matter came before me, and it could be established that the arrest was made strictly on racial profiling, when I was on the bench, it would be gone. – Judge Mills Lane

95482. I think most folks are good folks. – Judge Mills Lane

95483. I have great faith in the jury system. – Judge Mills Lane

95484. Every unfortunate event does not give rise to lawsuit. – Judge Mills Lane

95485. But I do believe this – I believe that fundamentally, society is headed in the right direction or wants to head in the right direction, and I think judges have an obligation to try to help it head there. – Judge Mills Lane

95486. And some people, you’ve got to lock up. If you don’t, they’re going to hurt you. – Judge Mills Lane

95487. And so they pitched the show to me. It sounded like a good idea. We pitched the show back, and got it sold and got it on the air. And that’s kicking the tail. – Judge Mills Lane

95488. Well, I think every now and again, some people deserve to get their butts chewed. Every now and again some people deserve a pat on the back. What I try and do is compliment folk who deserve a compliment, and chew folks out who deserve to be chewed out. – Judge Mills Lane

95489. It’s a cliche, but there really is no handbook about the celebrity thing; you have to figure it out as you go along. – Nathan Lane

95490. People have to do things in their own time, and that’s what I did. – Nathan Lane

95491. All I can do is try to create the best show possible, and I feel we’ve truly done that. – Nathan Lane

95492. I am not a sad clown. I am not a sad clown. – Nathan Lane

95493. I didn’t know Charlie before doing the movie, but I was a huge fan of the British Queer as Folk. – Nathan Lane

95494. I seem to always inspire a strong reaction one way or the other. – Nathan Lane

95495. I’m one of those old-fashioned homosexuals, not one of the newfangled ones who are born joining parades. – Nathan Lane

95496. I’m still the fat kid from high school who never had a date. – Nathan Lane

95497. People always think I’m Jewish and changed my last name from Rabinowitz. – Nathan Lane

95498. Look, I’m 40, I’m single, and I work in musical theater – you do the math! – Nathan Lane

95499. People think they know who I am, because I’ve played so many very, very out gay men on stage, and they think that’s me. – Nathan Lane

95500. Sure I think it is healthy to speak the truth, and be who you are, and be proud of that. – Nathan Lane

95501. There are some people that the press like to pick on and not just the gay press, but the press in general. And some people, the press just doesn’t care about at all. – Nathan Lane

95502. There doesn’t seem to be a lot of middle ground with me. – Nathan Lane

95503. The need for Government is the need for force; where force is unnecessary, there is no need for Government. – Rose Wilder Lane

95504. As novices, we think we’re entirely responsible for the way people treat us. I have long since learned that we are responsible only for the way we treat people. – Rose Wilder Lane

95505. I came out of the Soviet Union no longer a communist, because I believed in personal freedom. – Rose Wilder Lane

95506. Making the best of things is… a damn poor way of dealing with them. My whole life has been a series of escapes from that quicksand. – Rose Wilder Lane

95507. Writing fiction is… an endless and always defeated effort to capture some quality of life without killing it. – Rose Wilder Lane

95508. The real protection of life and property, always and everywhere. – Rose Wilder Lane

95509. Life’s more amusing than we thought. – Andrew Lang

95510. An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts – for support rather than for illumination. – Andrew Lang

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95511. He missed an invaluable opportunity to hold his tongue. – Andrew Lang

95512. I don’t think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more. Our culture is evolving. This is an exciting time to be living. – Andrew Lang

95513. He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp posts – for support rather than for illumination. – Andrew Lang

95514. My private life has nothing to do with my films. – Fritz Lang

95515. When I began my career, I was constantly referred to as the kid who could play the blues. – Jonny Lang

95516. Yeah, touring can get rough some times and draining, but I always have to pinch myself and realize that I’m doing what I love. – Jonny Lang

95517. My dad was good friends with the Bad Medicine Blues Band – one of the only blues bands in Fargo, as you can imagine! He took me out to see them play when I was 12 years old and I was really inspired by their guitar player, Ted Larsen. – Jonny Lang

95518. I’m not a fast, stream-of-consciousness lyricist at all – I know some guys who are, and if there is one skill I wish I had, it’s that. – Jonny Lang

95519. I think the people at my record label know I’m a Christian and again, I’ve been really blessed that I’ve never had to get into a head-butt war over moral standards or anything like that. – Jonny Lang

95520. During a big rock show, you can flub a few things and nobody will hear it, because it gets buried under everything else. – Jonny Lang

95521. Apparently, there’s this whole set of disgruntled people but obviously it’s not my intention to offend anyone by changing the style of music that I’ve done. – Jonny Lang

95522. Look. Art knows no prejudice, art knows no boundaries, art doesn’t really have judgement in it’s purest form. So just go, just go. – K. D. Lang

95523. You have to respect your audience. Without them, you’re essentially standing alone, singing to yourself. – K. D. Lang

95524. If you knew how meat was made, you’d probably lose your lunch. – K. D. Lang

95525. To address questions of scientific responsibility does not necessarily imply that one needs technical competence in a particular field (e.g. biology) to evaluate certain technical matters. – Serge Lang

95526. What standards are upheld by the scientific community affect the community internally, and also affect its relations with society at large, including Congress. – Serge Lang

95527. Questions have also arisen about AIDS being transmitted to hemophiliacs via blood transfusions. – Serge Lang

95528. They cannot count on the press and they cannot count on Congressional committees to bring the problems of the scientific community to their own attention, or to police the scientific community. – Serge Lang

95529. There exist thousands of Americans who have AIDS-defining diseases but are HIV negative. – Serge Lang

95530. Roughly speaking, this hypothesis asks whether drug use causes some of the diseases officially associated with AIDS, such as immunodeficiency and Kaposi’s sarcoma. – Serge Lang

95531. Questions have arisen about the policing of science. Who is responsible for the policing? My answer is: all of us. – Serge Lang

95532. Of course, there are diseases of which people die. – Serge Lang

95533. Of course, screening for HIV did essentially eliminate the transmission of this virus by transfusions. – Serge Lang

95534. If Baltimore’s view, that scientists who do not take the words of authorities are far removed from the ordinary behavior of scientists, prevails in the scientific community, then something fundamental, very serious, and very disturbing is happening to the scientific community. – Serge Lang

95535. I object to a legal approach when settling questions of science or scientific behavior. – Serge Lang

95536. Aside from all that, we recall that antibodies to malaria and other diseases prevalent in Africa show up as HIV-positive on tests. – Serge Lang

95537. I am not here concerned with intent, but with scientific standards, especially the ability to tell the difference between a fact, an opinion, a hypothesis, and a hole in the ground. – Serge Lang

95538. Originally, in the early eighties, the drug hypothesis was among the first which occurred to scientists. – Serge Lang

95539. No writer of a portion of the Bible was perfect. It was the direct and miraculous operation of the Holy Spirit that what they wrote is without mistake. – Walter Lang

95540. Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment; yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans in search of food or other blessings. – Walter Lang

95541. Scripture suggests that the elements in space were created for the benefit of earth, while evolution suggests that earth is an insignificant speck in vast space. – Walter Lang

95542. Time is not eternal but was created by God at the beginning. – Walter Lang

95543. Thus, races arose from an original coding which God pulled out as needed for adaptation to the environment. – Walter Lang

95544. This solution may not appeal to our human pride, but the problem is that our human pride in itself is sinful. – Walter Lang

95545. Therefore, sins of sex are punished in this life to a greater degree than some other sins. – Walter Lang

95546. There are also scientific problems with the concept that each of the creation days was a long period of time. – Walter Lang

95547. The Moon and Mars were the two most likely candidates for life in the solar system; what exists beyond our solar system is mere guesswork. – Walter Lang

95548. Some people turn from God because they cannot understand how a good God can permit evil in the world. – Walter Lang

95549. We agree that man was not created to survive in space. – Walter Lang

95550. Science is defined in various ways, but today it is generally restricted to something which is experimental, which is repeatable, which can be predicted, and which is falsifiable. – Walter Lang

95551. With our knowledge of modern-day genetics, we realize that it was possible for God to place the potential for all people throughout history into the genes of Adam and Eve when He created them. – Walter Lang

95552. Language expresses people’s thinking and it was by a Word that God created the world and preserves it. – Walter Lang

95553. It seems we will continue to have problems with this classification and it may be because it comes under the heading of creation rather than preservation. – Walter Lang

95554. In the beginning of the human race there was no genetic load which would cause undesirable traits such as appear in offspring of marriages between relatives today. – Walter Lang

95555. In Christ the original image of God is restored, by faith in this world and by sight in the world to come. – Walter Lang

95556. If we knew exactly what animal life was like before the fall into sin and knew what nature was like before the law of entropy invaded it, we would already be living in heaven. – Walter Lang

95557. If leaders in the space program had at its beginning in the 1940s, pointed out the benefits to people on earth rather than emphasizing the search for proof of evolution in space, the program would have saved $100 billion in tax money and achieved greater results. – Walter Lang

95558. God has stated in clear and concise language how He created the universe and we ought not to doubt His Word. – Walter Lang

95559. Following the creation concept that creation processes differed from preservation processes, it is suggested that God endowed each created kind, at the time of its creation, with potential for vast variety. – Walter Lang

95560. Essentially this promise before curse, this superiority of God’s love in Christ, must come from the Bible. – Walter Lang

95561. Sex is not sinful, but sin has perverted it. – Walter Lang

95562. Time was God’s first creation. – Walter Lang

95563. Angels possess greater powers than do human beings. – Walter Lang

95564. Essential to the theory of evolution is the premise that everything has come into being by itself. – Walter Lang

95565. But, when Scripture makes a clear distinction between the act of creation and the process of preservation, we cannot accept the idea of a progressive creation process. – Walter Lang

95566. Any concept of one person being superior to another can lead to racism. – Walter Lang

95567. Accordingly, one race is neither superior nor inferior to another. – Walter Lang

95568. A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking for a definition of species. – Walter Lang

95569. Being made in the image of God, man was the crown of creation. – Walter Lang

95570. As both a fine artist and a graphic designer, I specialize in the visual presentation of words. – John Langdon

95571. If you were to climb up on your desk, walk around behind your monitor and lean way over so you could see the screen, you’d be able to read “Wordplay” just as easily as you could sitting in your chair. – John Langdon

95572. Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions. – John Langdon

95573. I am not the easiest guy to live with. It is probably the lack of stability in my life. – Artie Lange

95574. When I got on Stern I realized that this was the one job where you could be really honest and open, almost like Richard Pryor or something. You can be honest about your life and get laughs. – Artie Lange

95575. When I black out, it’s the happiest time of my life. – Artie Lange

95576. Vegas means comedy, tragedy, happiness and sadness all at the same time. – Artie Lange

95577. The regular guy still relates to him and Howard is a $500 million guy now who dates a model and drives about in a limo all day. But Howard still knows how to make a plumber laugh and those guys still have him on in the morning, because he is a real talent. – Artie Lange

95578. The point of drinking in moderation is that sometimes you don’t drink in moderation. – Artie Lange

95579. Of course in show business there are two ways to play it and I am not politically correct so I am not going to get endorsements or anything like that. – Artie Lange

95580. It is funny because the guy who is my boss now, Howard Stern, has a similarity there. He got big being a regular guy. He wasn’t the greatest looking guy in the world. – Artie Lange

95581. I’m not going to lie to you fellas, I’ve been drinking. – Artie Lange

95582. I was at Yankee Stadium one time at 5 a.m., but that was to buy angel dust. – Artie Lange

95583. I have been in a lot of movies, but none of them are critics’ darlings, you might say. – Artie Lange

95584. Whiskey will always be a part of my life. – Artie Lange

95585. Have you ever Googled yourself? I did, most depressing thing ever. People have websites hoping I die at 38. – Artie Lange

95586. Everytime I go to Vegas, I seem to incur some kind of fine. – Artie Lange

95587. By the time I am Howard’s age I hope to be long retired. I don’t plan on working that long. – Artie Lange

95588. Artie is going to do what ever Artie wants to do. – Artie Lange

95589. And now it looks like I’m probably going to shoot a movie that I wrote. I got the money to do it, and I would star and all, because of being on Howard. – Artie Lange

95590. A weekend in Vegas without gambling and drinking is just like being a born-again Christian. – Artie Lange

95591. History shows us that other highly developed forms of civilization have collapsed. Who knows whether the same fate does not await our own? – Christian Lous Lange

95592. The simultaneous reactions elicited all over the world by the reading of newspaper dispatches about the same events create, as it were, a common mental pulse beat for the whole of civilized mankind. – Christian Lous Lange

95593. No state is free from militarism, which is inherent in the very concept of the sovereign state. There are merely differences of degree in the militarism of states. – Christian Lous Lange

95594. Only recently, during the nineteenth century, and then only in Europe, do we meet forms of the state which have been created by a deliberate national feeling. – Christian Lous Lange

95595. Propaganda must appeal to mankind’s better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit. – Christian Lous Lange

95596. Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. – Christian Lous Lange

95597. The free trade movement in the middle of the last century represents the first conscious recognition of these new circumstances and of the necessity to adapt to them. – Christian Lous Lange

95598. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states. – Christian Lous Lange

95599. Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states. – Christian Lous Lange

95600. The main concept is that of an international solidarity expressed in practice through worldwide division of labor: free trade is the principal point in the program of internationalism. – Christian Lous Lange

95601. Moreover, if the territorial state is to continue as the last word in the development of society, then war is inevitable. – Christian Lous Lange

95602. The sovereign state has in our times become a lethal danger to human civilization because technical developments enable it to employ an infinite number and variety of means of destruction. – Christian Lous Lange

95603. The territorial state is such an ancient form of society – here in Europe it dates back thousands of years – that it is now protected by the sanctity of age and the glory of tradition. A strong religious feeling mingles with the respect and the devotion to the fatherland. – Christian Lous Lange

95604. The theoretically unrestricted right to develop power, to wage war against other states, is antisocial and is doubly dangerous, because the state as a mass entity represents a low moral and intellectual level. – Christian Lous Lange

95605. Today we stand on a bridge leading from the territorial state to the world community. Politically, we are still governed by the concept of the territorial state; economically and technically, we live under the auspices of worldwide communications and worldwide markets. – Christian Lous Lange

95606. Upon the union of the male germ cell with the female egg cell, a new cell is created which almost immediately splits into two parts. One of these grows rapidly, creating the human body of the individual with all its organs, and dies only with the individual. – Christian Lous Lange

95607. Within each such social group, a feeling of solidarity prevails, a compelling need to work together and a joy in doing so that represent a high moral value. – Christian Lous Lange

95608. Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally. – Christian Lous Lange

95609. The idea of eternity lives in all of us. We thirst to live in a belief which raises our small personality to a higher coherence – a coherence which is human and yet superhuman, absolute and yet steadily growing and developing, ideal and yet real. – Christian Lous Lange

95610. Hand in hand with nationalist economic isolationism, militarism struggles to maintain the sovereign state against the forward march of internationalism. – Christian Lous Lange

95611. A pacifist will often – at least nowadays – be an internationalist and vice versa. But history shows us that a pacifist need not think internationally. – Christian Lous Lange

95612. All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone. – Christian Lous Lange

95613. But teleological considerations can lead no further than to a belief and a hope. They do not give certainty. – Christian Lous Lange

95614. Concord, solidarity, and mutual help are the most important means of enabling animal species to survive. – Christian Lous Lange

95615. Earlier ages fortified themselves behind the sovereign state, behind protectionism and militarism. – Christian Lous Lange

95616. Europe cannot survive another world war. – Christian Lous Lange

95617. On the contrary. Internationalism also recognizes, by its very name, that nations do exist. It simply limits their scope more than one-sided nationalism does. – Christian Lous Lange

95618. For the state by its nature claims sovereignty, the right to an unlimited development of power, determined only by self-interest. It is by nature anarchistic. – Christian Lous Lange

95619. Militarism is basically a way of thinking, a certain interpretation of the function of the state; this manner of thinking is, moreover, revealed by its outer forms: by armaments and state organization. – Christian Lous Lange

95620. In particular, the efforts to reestablish peace after the World War have been directed toward the formation of states and the regulation of their frontiers according to a consciously national program. – Christian Lous Lange

95621. Internationalism is a social and political theory, a certain concept of how human society ought to be organized, and in particular a concept of how the nations ought to organize their mutual relations. – Christian Lous Lange

95622. Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life; from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based. – Christian Lous Lange

95623. It is against this concept of the sovereign state, a state isolated by protectionism and militarism, that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle. – Christian Lous Lange

95624. It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual’s intelligence or morality. – Christian Lous Lange

95625. It is characteristic that this should take place just when it is becoming more and more clear to all who think about the matter, that technically and economically we have left the territorial state behind us. – Christian Lous Lange

95626. Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press. – Christian Lous Lange

95627. Like all social theories, internationalism must seek its basis in the economic and technical fields; here are to be found the most profound and the most decisive factors in the development of society. – Christian Lous Lange

95628. Every time economic and technical development takes a step forward, forces emerge which attempt to create political forms for what, on the economic-technical plane, has already more or less become reality. – Christian Lous Lange

95629. One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind. – Dorothea Lange

95630. Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still. – Dorothea Lange

95631. Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion… the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate. – Dorothea Lange

95632. While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see. – Dorothea Lange

95633. The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. – Dorthea Lange

95634. Where there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see. – Dorthea Lange

95635. I’ve got nothing left to lose at this point. The work I’ve done is out there. – Jessica Lange

95636. Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons. – Jessica Lange

95637. The only place I’ve felt was really my home is my cabin up north. There’s something in the water there that connects me to that place. There’s also this sense of isolation and loneliness about it that I’ve never been able to shake. – Jessica Lange

95638. The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children. – Jessica Lange

95639. Successful model? That’s a myth. The year I modeled was the most painful year of my life. Editors would always talk to you in the third person as though you were merely a piece of merchandise. – Jessica Lange

95640. Sometimes the odds are against you-the director doesn’t know what the hell he’s doing, or something falls apart in the production, or you’re working with an actor who’s just unbearable. – Jessica Lange

95641. Sometimes parts just come along when it’s the perfect time for you to do them. – Jessica Lange

95642. One of the things I love about acting is that it reveals a certain something about yourself, but it doesn’t reveal your own personal story. – Jessica Lange

95643. It was easier to do Shakespeare than a lot of modern movie scripts that are so poorly written. – Jessica Lange

95644. There are no explanations, there are no answers. – Jessica Lange

95645. In families there is always the mythology. My father died when my kids were quite young still, and yet they still tell his stories. That is how a person lives on. – Jessica Lange

95646. There was that feminist myth that we can do everything. I don’t think you can. – Jessica Lange

95647. I’ve been thinking a lot about next year, which will be the first time in 25 years that I don’t have a child at home. – Jessica Lange

95648. I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams, but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy’s actual singing voice. That was my way into that character. – Jessica Lange

95649. I never felt like I belonged in Minnesota when I was growing up there. That’s why I was out the door as soon as I turned 18. – Jessica Lange

95650. I love being a mother. I loved being a daughter, a sister, a wife. I love being a woman with men. I love having given birth. – Jessica Lange

95651. I have been a waitress, and I was a damn fine waitress too, let me tell you. – Jessica Lange

95652. I had never done Shakespeare before, but I don’t think you can be an actor and not do it. There were moments when I thought, I’m just not going to be able to pull this off. – Jessica Lange

95653. I am tortured when I am away from my family, from my children. I am horribly guilt-ridden. – Jessica Lange

95654. For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being a mother and having a family and a home. – Jessica Lange

95655. It comes down to something really simple: Can I visualize myself playing those scenes? If that happens, then I know that I will probably end up doing it. – Jessica Lange

95656. We are not the originators of the story. I think it’s actually the opposite when you’re an actor. You’re telling somebody else’s story. – Jessica Lange

95657. Because Shakespeare’s language is so expansive, we’re under this misconception that it’s difficult. But I discovered that it’s easy because it’s so brilliantly written. The words are perfect, and the language is intelligent and very emotional. – Jessica Lange

95658. The worst is when I talk myself into something. Sometimes you take things because you want to work with a certain actor, or you want to work with a director, even if the script or the part’s not that great. – Jessica Lange

95659. At a certain age, death becomes familiar to you-or a loss becomes familiar-the tragedies that are more commonplace in life. – Jessica Lange

95660. Families survive, one way or another. You have a tie, a connection that exists long after death, through many lifetimes. – Jessica Lange

95661. When I am home for like a two-year stretch, I get antsy, because I want to work. – Jessica Lange

95662. TV is sort of the only way to go for an actress my age to make a decent salary; with independent films, you just can’t. – Jessica Lange

95663. To work with a director that has emotional commitment and passion toward the characters, and the piece, and the experiences, it only enriches your work. – Jessica Lange

95664. To work on the actual location I think is great. This thing of going to Canada and pretending you’re in New York, it’s terrible. – Jessica Lange

95665. To stay interested in acting, I have to keep trying stuff I’ve never done before. – Jessica Lange

95666. To my mind the election was stolen by George Bush and we have been suffering ever since under this man’s leadership. – Jessica Lange

95667. This idea of selfishness as a virtue, as opposed to generosity: That, to me, is unnatural. – Jessica Lange

95668. Allow the diversity to exist. There is nothing wrong with it. Hell, we put up with the religious right-we can put up with transgendered human beings. – Jessica Lange

95669. I believe in Christianity, Judaism and Islamism, but I stay away from churches, synagogues and mosques. – Ted Lange

95670. I’ve played almost every lead character from Henry VI to Othello. I’m dying to tackle Richard III sometime. – Ted Lange

95671. Stax was rejoicing in the difference in who we are, and that’s what you see in the film. – Ted Lange

95672. I’ve always tried to explore the humorous aspects of life. – Ted Lange

95673. I talk to the universe all the time. – Ted Lange

95674. I suddenly discovered that acting made girls notice me. – Ted Lange

95675. I seek a deeper truth, but I don’t think I have to go to a building designated for worship to find it. – Ted Lange

95676. I couldn’t believe verse was supposed to be hard. It was a snap for me. I loved Shakespeare. – Ted Lange

95677. Artists should always think of themselves as cosmic instruments for storytelling. – Ted Lange

95678. The best kind of kinky sex is to have kinky sex with your wife or husband, the person you love. – Frank Langella

95679. But when I was seven or eight, I did my first little piece of acting. – Frank Langella

95680. You start acting in spite of your neuroses, not because of them. – Frank Langella

95681. I have always felt the basis of everything in life is sexual, and I will maintain that to my dying day. – Frank Langella

95682. I have a list a mile long of faults that sometimes bring me to my knees in self-hatred. – Frank Langella

95683. I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs. – Frank Langella

95684. I always signed autographs when I could and always stayed and chatted with them when I could. – Frank Langella

95685. I now want to be playing parts more interesting to me and more exciting to me. – Frank Langella

95686. Each of us needs something – food, liquor, pot, whatever – to help us survive. Dracula needs blood. – Frank Langella

95687. I watch actors destroy themselves by trying to get it right. – Frank Langella

95688. There is no right in acting. – Frank Langella

95689. But in order to be the thing you want to be, you have to work like a dog at the thing you love. – Frank Langella

95690. There’s a great deal of attention paid and books written about this change of life in a woman, and really very little written about a man’s change of life. – Frank Langella

95691. Vampires are sexy to a woman perhaps because the fantasy is similar to that of the man on the white horse sweeping her off to paradise. – Frank Langella

95692. We do most of what we do out of our sexual energy and our sexual needs. – Frank Langella

95693. What helped me most were my failures and slumps – when I couldn’t get work, people weren’t interested in me or had written me off. – Frank Langella

95694. However, I don’t by any means suggest that I’m always playing myself. – Frank Langella

95695. It’s a living, breathing thing, acting. – Frank Langella

95696. The only thing you have then to believe in is your craft. – Frank Langella

95697. There are no taboos in bed, and there shouldn’t be any taboos in bed. – Frank Langella

95698. Then, for a hot three or four weeks I wanted to be a concert pianist. – Frank Langella

95699. The last few years have been pretty hectic. – Frank Langella

95700. Revelations come when you’re in the thick of it, pitting yourself up against something larger than yourself. – Frank Langella

95701. I just feel that no matter what comes in a career – and mine has been all over the map – you must stay at the table, pick up the cards you’re dealt and play them. – Frank Langella

95702. My body of work means nothing to me. – Frank Langella

95703. It’s interesting to fantasize having a man sink his teeth into your neck for sustenance, knowing that it isn’t going to be terribly painful but rather very exciting. – Frank Langella

95704. Intelligence is enormously sexy. – Frank Langella

95705. If you’re lucky as you get older, you respect the craft and it becomes a skill. – Frank Langella

95706. I’m hardly disinterested totally in my appearance. – Frank Langella

95707. I’m hardly a saint. – Frank Langella

95708. I’m a firm believer in absolute honesty. – Frank Langella

95709. I’d always felt a man should marry later in life. – Frank Langella

95710. Physical qualities don’t really matter much. – Frank Langella

95711. But I firmly believe that you can’t be emotionally free until you are emotionally committed. – Frank Langella

95712. Absolutely. I can produce. I can write. I can direct. – Frank Langella

95713. As a matter of fact, I rarely ever play myself. – Frank Langella

95714. But I think one of the reasons I tend to stay in the water most of the time is I distrust the comfort. – Frank Langella

95715. One of the safest places to be in the world is the stage. – Frank Langella

95716. And the test for any actor is whether you stay at the table or go away. – Frank Langella

95717. You can’t be a victim and heal. – A. J. Langer

95718. If I’m not living from my heart, I get sick. – A. J. Langer

95719. You have to trust your body to take care of you. – A. J. Langer

95720. We are all human beings with our own little knick-knacks and ways of doing things. – Bernhard Langer

95721. I grew up a Catholic and I don’t want to talk badly about the Catholic Church but there’s a lot of routine stuff going on. You say the same prayers, you sit, you kneel, whatever. – Bernhard Langer

95722. We are in the entertaining business, they want to get autographs, they want to take something home, whether it’s a signed hat or, you know, program or whatever it might be. – Bernhard Langer

95723. I grew up in the time of Germany after the war. – Bernhard Langer

95724. Well, the memories were obviously – every match is important, every point counts, especially the last sort of 18, 20 years when the matches have been so tight. – Bernhard Langer

95725. You know, as you get older, the first thing you lose is memory. It seems to be happening with me. – Bernhard Langer

95726. I like reading my bible, I like bible studies where I get together with others and talk about the word of God and how it relates to us and how we can change to become more like him. – Bernhard Langer

95727. We all know, the ones who play golf, know what a wonderful game it is and what a great past-time it is. – Bernhard Langer

95728. Wherever we play golf, people come out here to get autographs. They obviously come out to watch us play and see us in action, but they also want to interact with us. – Bernhard Langer

95729. I know thousands of German’s who are totally different from me, so we’re not alike, we’re not the same. – Bernhard Langer

95730. I’m nervous when I play in the Masters or most other tournaments. – Bernhard Langer

95731. You can get some spiked up greens even with no metal spikes, it just depends. – Bernhard Langer

95732. If you drag your shoe a bit those plastic spikes or rubber spikes can be almost as bad as metal spikes. – Bernhard Langer

95733. You can’t cover people with perceptions because we are all different. – Bernhard Langer

95734. You know, why the game of golf is popular? Very easy, it’s a great game. – Bernhard Langer

95735. But when I play, I still practice hard and focus on my game. – Bernhard Langer

95736. To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. – Bernhard Langer

95737. Every player has the option to have metal spikes or other spikes or whatever they feel most comfortable in. – Bernhard Langer

95738. I crack jokes and play games and that’s really more my nature than being cold. – Bernhard Langer

95739. It’s just a matter of hitting the ball where I want to hit it and hopefully making some putts. – Bernhard Langer

95740. But I think the guys are very happy to accommodate the people and that’s part of golf in general. – Bernhard Langer

95741. It’s not life or death it’s a game and at the end of the game there is going to be a winner and a loser. – Bernhard Langer

95742. People who are friends with me and who know me, know a side of me that is totally not cold. – Bernhard Langer

95743. So when I was told to work, ten, twelve hours a day as an assistant pro, I didn’t complain. It was normal. – Bernhard Langer

95744. That’s the difference between golf and many other sports. You go to some other sporting events, they just leave you or give you the cold shoulder and move on. – Bernhard Langer

95745. There are far more important things in life than making a putt or missing a putt or winning a championship or losing a championship. – Bernhard Langer

95746. A signal is comprehended if it serves to make us notice the object or situation it bespeaks. A symbol is understood when we conceive the idea it presents. – Susanne Langer

95747. If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions. – Susanne Langer

95748. Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature. – Susanne Langer

95749. You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain. There are many forms of thirst. – William Langewiesche

95750. The mastery of the turn is the story of how aviation became practical as a means of transportation. It is the story of how the world became small. – William Langewiesche

95751. Caesar’s wife should be above suspicion. – John Langhorne

95752. The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth. – Irving Langmuir

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95753. This coupling together of science with international peace, is, I think, particularly significant. – Irving Langmuir

95754. Medicine also disregards national boundaries. – Irving Langmuir

95755. History proves abundantly that pure science, undertaken without regard to applications to human needs, is usually ultimately of direct benefit to mankind. – Irving Langmuir

95756. Science, almost from its beginnings, has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist’s search for truth. – Irving Langmuir

95757. And literature frequently rises to heights that make it international. – Irving Langmuir

95758. To my mind, the most important aspect of the Nobel Awards is that they bring home to the masses of the peoples of all nations, a realization of their common interests. They carry to those who have no direct contact with science the international spirit. – Irving Langmuir

95759. Happy indeed is the scientist who not only has the pleasures which I have enumerated, but who also wins the recognition of fellow scientists and of the mankind which ultimately benefits from his endeavors. – Irving Langmuir

95760. My favorite type of music to sing would be between R and B and opera. – Stefano Langone

95761. If my life were a song the title would be ‘The Comeback Kid.’ – Stefano Langone

95762. I hope they see the genuine side of me, of my music, of my voice. I hope that they feel me. I hope that what I sing and what I say really gets across to the viewer because everything that comes out is true. – Stefano Langone

95763. But really it was just, it was perfect. You know, I actually got that feeling like you know what, maybe this is why I’m alive, you know – maybe this is why I’m here on this on earth. – Stefano Langone

95764. A million words were going through my head and honestly I didn’t say one of them. I wanted to let it sit, simmer, you know I wanted to soak it all in – the moment was amazing. – Stefano Langone

95765. The first thing you have to do is take everything with a grain of salt. You know, you’ve gotta just look at the goal, focus on what you gotta do and take one step at a time as a whole, as every performance being that’s it, that’s one objective, and let’s just move forward and work on that. – Stefano Langone

95766. I compare it to being in a car accident. There’s so much adrenaline rushing through you that you remember being in the accident but you don’t remember any of the details. – Brooke Langton

95767. The actual cheerleaders in our film are all Broadway dancers. – Brooke Langton

95768. The other girls were so comfortable with their bodies and it eventually rubbed off on me. – Brooke Langton

95769. You wouldn’t believe how the town was named for me. I was met by the whole population, headed by the mayor. – Lillie Langtry

95770. I know I am at the end. I shall never get better, dear. – Lillie Langtry

95771. It was so kind of you to mention that I don’t wear stays. What’s the point? If you squeeze it in at one point, it only comes out at the other. – Lillie Langtry

95772. Anyone’s life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit. – Lillie Langtry

95773. Feed the dogs. I hate to hear them barking like that. – Lillie Langtry

95774. I am a grandmother now, and that means age is creeping on, creeping on. – Lillie Langtry

95775. I am happy as happiness goes, for a woman who has so many memories and who lives the lonely life of an actress. – Lillie Langtry

95776. I do not regret one moment of my life. – Lillie Langtry

95777. I felt weary of the responsibility of owning houses and was glad enough to pass mine on to others. – Lillie Langtry

95778. I found my interest lapse in both acting and racing. – Lillie Langtry

95779. I have always been willing to take the blame for the things I have done. – Lillie Langtry

95780. I have known great things and wonderful persons, and I have known homage. – Lillie Langtry

95781. I must hurry back to my house and my flowers in Monaco. – Lillie Langtry

95782. I was beautiful. Now, because I am old, I take no shame in so saying. – Lillie Langtry

95783. I shall fulfill my contract, no more nor less. – Lillie Langtry

95784. I’ve put in as many as 40 weeks a year on stage. It is lonely and restricted, as all artistic life must necessarily be. – Lillie Langtry

95785. Will I return to England? I don’t know. I’ll think it over. – Lillie Langtry

95786. It’s the first time I’ve seen myself act, and I can’t say I’m impressed. – Lillie Langtry

95787. My agent tells me I am drawing the largest salary ever paid in the halls of England. Wonderful, isn’t it? for a quiet, rural gardener like myself. – Lillie Langtry

95788. My husband is a general’s chauffeur somewhere in France. – Lillie Langtry

95789. No person in the world ever lost anything by being nice to me. – Lillie Langtry

95790. On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales, the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me. They loved me for what I was and what I gave them. – Lillie Langtry

95791. Said I was beautiful, did he? He’s being paid for treatment, not flattery. – Lillie Langtry

95792. Sympathy is charming, but it does not make up for pain. – Lillie Langtry

95793. The most lasting and pure gladness comes to me from my gardens. – Lillie Langtry

95794. The sentimentalist ages far more quickly than the person who loves his work and enjoys new challenges. – Lillie Langtry

95795. They saw me, those reckless seekers of beauty, and in a night I was famous. – Lillie Langtry

95796. Why in the world would anyone want to photograph an old woman like me? – Lillie Langtry

95797. I’m not afraid. I never liked long last acts. – Lillie Langtry

95798. Anyone who limits her vision to memories of yesterday is already dead. – Lillie Langtry

95799. After being so bad I could hear the angels singing. – Lillie Langtry

95800. I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it’s too expensive to change the interface. – Jaron Lanier

95801. Style used to be an interaction between the human soul and tools that were limiting. In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone. – Jaron Lanier

95802. Music is love in search of a word. – Sidney Lanier

95803. If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks. – Sidney Lanier

95804. Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself. – Sidney Lanier

95805. We all have levels of performance. – Angela Lansbury

95806. The theater is magical and addictive. – Angela Lansbury

95807. The Manchurian Candidate was the most important movie I was in, let’s face it. – Angela Lansbury

95808. Mystery is something that appeals to most everybody. – Angela Lansbury

95809. I’ve worked with the greatest actors, and they’re all gone. This is what’s so desperate to me. – Angela Lansbury

95810. I think of myself as a journeyman actress. I will attempt almost anything that I think that I can bring off. It could be almost anything. – Angela Lansbury

95811. I started in London, as a kid. My mother knew I had sort of an inbred talent. She was an actress, so I inherited it from her. But I think I got a lot of it from my grandfather, who was a great politician. – Angela Lansbury

95812. I never regretted what I turned down. – Angela Lansbury

95813. I made about 56 movies, I think. Not that many. – Angela Lansbury

95814. I have never directed. But I think I could. I have thought about it. I’m a bit long in the tooth to start. – Angela Lansbury

95815. I don’t think about going back to the theater. – Angela Lansbury

95816. Here I am, I still go on, you know, like the tides. – Angela Lansbury

95817. Clint Eastwood is an extraordinary director because he knows the value of a buck. He knows where it will show on the screen. – Angela Lansbury

95818. Believe me, it jabs you. When you’re on the side of buses and New York loves you, you love to go out there every night. It’s like a race. Curtain opens, out you go, and New York is yours. – Angela Lansbury

95819. A sitcom. I hate that word. – Angela Lansbury

95820. I was put under contract. A major studio. I got nominated for an Academy Award. Isn’t that ridiculous? I mean, at the age of 18! – Angela Lansbury

95821. I wanted to be that cranky old guy that stands on his porch and yells at the neighborhood kids. – Robert Lansing

95822. I consider those actors who amaze me are somehow less attractive to me than those actors who move me. – Robert Lansing

95823. You know, I don’t mind dying. The thing that pisses me off is that I won’t get to be an old man. I was looking forward to that. – Robert Lansing

95824. Don’t worry, don’t worry. Look at the Astors and the Vanderbilts, all those big society people. They were the worst thieves – and now look at them. It’s just a matter of time. – Meyer Lansky

95825. All pro sports, as well as the NCAA, should thank God every day we have sports betting here… We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games. – Meyer Lansky

95826. On July 18, we will mark the 12th anniversary of the senseless loss of 85 lives in the bombing of the Jewish Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. – Tom Lantos

95827. We are optimistic, but we are optimistic in a cautious fashion. – Tom Lantos

95828. The patience of the American public with dilatory diplomatic delays will be very limited. – Tom Lantos

95829. The Lord gave us Ten Commandments, but the bill before the House today gives us 39. – Tom Lantos

95830. The leader of Iran made one of the most repugnant remarks the international community has heard since Adolf Hitler. – Tom Lantos

95831. The Chinese leadership hoped that the world would soon forget the Tiananmen Square massacre. Our job in Congress is to ensure that we never forget those who lost their lives in Tiananmen Square that day or the pro-democracy cause for which they fought. – Tom Lantos

95832. So rather than face the bitter truth, China has placed severe restrictions on the Internet and enlisted America’s high-tech companies as their Internet police. – Tom Lantos

95833. Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military. – Tom Lantos

95834. Let me start with Yahoo. As we meet today, a Chinese citizen who had the courage to speak his mind on the Internet is in prison because Yahoo chose to share his name and address with the Chinese Government. – Tom Lantos

95835. Insurgents have capitalized on popular resentment and anger towards the United States and the Iraqi government to build their own political, financial and military support, and the faith of Iraqi citizens in their new government has been severely undermined. – Tom Lantos

95836. How will decent people in the region ever believe in peace if Arab terrorists interpret every gesture of peace as a display of weakness and then act accordingly? – Tom Lantos

95837. Hezbollah’s contempt for human suffering is total, as it showed once again this morning when its rockets murdered two Israeli Arab children in Nazareth. – Tom Lantos

95838. Google, Microsoft and Yahoo should be developing new technologies to bypass government sensors and barriers to the Internet; but instead, they agreed to guard the gates themselves. – Tom Lantos

95839. Despite its enormous power and wealth, China’s ruling elite remains absolutely petrified that the free flow of information will undermine its political legitimacy, particularly among China’s younger generation. – Tom Lantos

95840. A stable Iraq at peace with its neighbors will remain elusive until we improve both the security and the economic environment in Iraq. – Tom Lantos

95841. 40 percent of North Korean children suffer from stunted growth. 20 percent are underweight. – Tom Lantos

95842. Our resolution urges all Latin American and Caribbean countries to designate al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorist organizations. – Tom Lantos

95843. I do not think that there is a reputable scientist on this planet who would advocate using this technology to generate a human child as was just announced. – Robert Lanza

95844. We don’t have time to wait for President Bush to change his mind. How many breakthroughs have been missed as a result of this policy? – Robert Lanza

95845. A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. – Laozi

95846. The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself. – Laozi

95847. A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worst when they despise him. But of a good leader, who talks little, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say, ‘We did this ourselves.’ – Laozi

95848. For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions. – Laozi

95849. A lot of people think I’m that guy in ‘Betsy’s Wedding’, but I’m not. What it is for me is that, on some level, I connect with the character emotionally. – Anthony LaPaglia

95850. I can’t find my car keys in the morning. Trying to get out of my house is a nightmare. “Where’s my wallet? Where are my keys? I have to go find a missing person.” – Anthony LaPaglia

95851. I like the Baldwin boys a great deal. Alec is super-smart, super-articulate, almost too smart to be an actor. – Anthony LaPaglia

95852. Steve Martin is one of the most intelligent, well-read human beings that I’ve ever come across. He is equally as funny off screen as he is on. But he also has a very intellectual side, and he’s a really nice human being. We actually become good friends. – Anthony LaPaglia

95853. The whole question of God and what God is, and whether it’s a blond guy with a beard, I don’t know… I don’t know that. Do I believe that there’s something greater at work than the sum of humanity? Yeah, I think so. – Anthony LaPaglia

95854. People may expect too much of journalism. Not only do they expect it to be entertaining, they expect it to be true. – Lewis H. Lapham

95855. The supply of government exceeds demand. – Lewis H. Lapham

95856. Of what does politics consist except the making of imperfect decisions, many of them unjust and quite a few of them deadly? – Lewis H. Lapham

95857. Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint. – Lewis H. Lapham

95858. If a foreign country doesn’t look like a middle-class suburb of Dallas or Detroit, then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed. – Lewis H. Lapham

95859. I never can pass by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York without thinking of it not as a gallery of living portraits but as a cemetery of tax-deductible wealth. – Lewis H. Lapham

95860. Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence. – Lewis H. Lapham

95861. Your Highness, I have no need of this hypothesis. – Pierre Laplace

95862. I defied the machinery to make me its slave. Its incessant discords could not drown the music of my thoughts if I would let them fly high enough. – Lucy Larcom

95863. If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it. – Lucy Larcom

95864. Like a plant that starts up in showers and sunshine and does not know which has best helped it to grow, it is difficult to say whether the hard things or the pleasant things did me the most good. – Lucy Larcom

95865. We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something, and the women who do nothing; the first being of course the only creditable place to occupy. – Lucy Larcom

95866. I’ve known what it is to be hungry, but I always went right to a restaurant. – Ring Lardner

95867. They gave each other a smile with a future in it. – Ring Lardner

95868. The only real happiness a ballplayer has is when he is playing a ball game and accomplishes something he didn’t think he could do. – Ring Lardner

95869. The family you come from isn’t as important as the family you’re going to have. – Ring Lardner

95870. He looked at me as if I were a side dish he hadn’t ordered. – Ring Lardner

95871. An optimist is a girl who mistakes a bulge for a curve. – Ring Lardner

95872. A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor. – Ring Lardner

95873. No one, ever, wrote anything as well even after one drink as he would have done with out it. – Ring Lardner

95874. It’s still fun to come to games, and it’s still fun to be in the Seattle crowd. – Steve Largent

95875. When you start thinking about taking pictures, sending an e-mail, receiving an e-mail, speaking into your phone and have it transcript voice into text and then sent as an e-mail, it’s mind-boggling. – Steve Largent

95876. When a child grows up without a father, there is an empty place where someone must stand, providing an example of character and confidence. – Steve Largent

95877. What you see happening right now with some of the consolidation is all about more spectrum and capital formation that give you the scale, scope and resources to invest in that 3G world. – Steve Largent

95878. We’re not necessarily the ski boat, we’re the skier. There are countries like Japan and Korea and others who are the ski boat at this point, but we’re getting pulled right behind them. – Steve Largent

95879. We’re not in the business of shaping consumer demand. We respond to it. – Steve Largent

95880. These companies know that at their current size they’re not going to be big enough to have the necessary capital, and they don’t have enough spectrum to get to the third generation. – Steve Largent

95881. Sometimes Congress likes to milk an issue. – Steve Largent

95882. People are very protective of their cell phones, how it’s used, where it’s used and how much it costs. It has become a very personal issue for a whole lot of people in this country. – Steve Largent

95883. There’s nothing like playing. You can coach and you can be around the game, but there is nothing like playing. It’s just so much fun. – Steve Largent

95884. Life is very good. I’m the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Wireless trade association, the CTIA. – Steve Largent

95885. It’s hard, or you wouldn’t like it. A lot of coaches really don’t like what they’re doing. – Steve Largent

95886. It would have been a lot of fun as a receiver to play. – Steve Largent

95887. It sure made me feel good to be here today, and have so many people say so many kind things. – Steve Largent

95888. I don’t have the fire in the belly right now. It’s one of those been there, done that deals. – Steve Largent

95889. A child can escape the shadows. – Steve Largent

95890. Where is the harm in the wireless industry? – Steve Largent

95891. People are very interested in having access to wireless data while they are on a plane. – Steve Largent

95892. This is going to become a battle for access to your home and office plus mobility. It’s about who can provide the biggest and least expensive and fastest pipe to your home and office and offer you a mobility feature. – Steve Largent

95893. There must be freedom for all to live, to think, to worship, no book, no avenue must be closed. – James Larkin

95894. Stop at home. Arm for Ireland. Fight for Ireland and no other land. – James Larkin

95895. The best thanks we could offer those who went before and raised the Irish working class from their knees was to press forward with determination and enthusiasm towards the ultimate goal of their efforts, a Co-operative Commonwealth for Ireland. – James Larkin

95896. The employers cannot carry on industry nor accumulate profits if they have not got the good will of the workers or their acquiescence in carrying on such industry. – James Larkin

95897. The fate of you, the aristocracy of industry, will be as the fate of the aristocracy of land if you do not show that you have some humanity still among you. – James Larkin

95898. The land of Ireland for the people of Ireland. – James Larkin

95899. The men whose manhood you have broken will loathe you, and will always be brooding and scheming to strike a fresh blow. – James Larkin

95900. Russia is the only place where men and women can be free. – James Larkin

95901. The souls you have got cast upon the screen of publicity appear like the horrid and writhing creatures enlarged from the insect world, and revealed to us by the cinematograph. – James Larkin

95902. We are beaten, we will make no bones about it; but we are not too badly beaten still to fight. – James Larkin

95903. Therefore it is essential that some means should be sought whereby the work of the nation may be carried on without constant yet at present necessary dislocation. – James Larkin

95904. Those who want to divide the workers have resorted to the foulest methods. – James Larkin

95905. We are now on the threshold of a newer movement, with a newer hope and a new inspiration. – James Larkin

95906. We shall not fight for the preservation of the enemy, which has laid waste with death and desolation the fields and hills of Ireland for 700 years. – James Larkin

95907. You may succeed in your policy and ensure your own damnation, by your victory. – James Larkin

95908. The question of religion was a matter for each individual’s conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area. – James Larkin

95909. For years and years I have done the work I was born for. – James Larkin

95910. We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral. – James Larkin

95911. A mutual arrangement, I repeat, is the only satisfactory medium whereby the present system can be carried on with any degree of satisfaction, and in such an arrangement the employers have more to gain than the workers. – James Larkin

95912. By God’s help, and the intelligent use of their own strong right arms they could accomplish great things. – James Larkin

95913. Claiming for ourselves liberty of conscience, liberty to worship, we shall see to it that every other individual enjoys the same right. – James Larkin

95914. No, men and women of the Irish race, we shall not fight for England. We shall fight for the destruction of the British Empire and the construction of an Irish republic. – James Larkin

95915. Comrades – We are living in momentous times. – James Larkin

95916. Humanity abhors, above all things, a vacuum in itself, and your class will be cut off from humanity as the surgeon cuts the cancer and alien growth from the body. – James Larkin

95917. I am careful about my conduct because I know this cause requires clean men. – James Larkin

95918. I am, of course, aware that the ultimate solution is the ownership and control of the means of life by the whole of the people; but we are not at that stage of development as yet. – James Larkin

95919. I have raised the morals and sobriety of the people. – James Larkin

95920. I have tried to kill sectarianism, whether in Catholics or Protestants. – James Larkin

95921. I never stood in a public house bar and alcoholic drink never touched my lips. – James Larkin

95922. Intolerance has been the curse of our country. – James Larkin

95923. It means that the men who hold the means of life control our lives, and, because we workingmen have tried to get some measure of justice, some measure of betterment, they deny the right of the human being to associate with his fellow. – James Larkin

95924. Man must be associated with his fellows. – James Larkin

95925. I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don’t you think? – Philip Larkin

95926. They say eyes clear with age. – Philip Larkin

95927. Nothing, like something, happens anywhere. – Philip Larkin

95928. Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. Get out as early as you can, and don’t have any kids yourself. – Philip Larkin

95929. Life has a practice of living you, if you don’t live it. – Philip Larkin

95930. You can’t put off being young until you retire. – Philip Larkin

95931. I can’t understand these chaps who go round American universities explaining how they write poems: It’s like going round explaining how you sleep with your wife. – Philip Larkin

95932. Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth. – Philip Larkin

95933. Death is no different whined at than withstood. – Philip Larkin

95934. Above all, though, children are linked to adults by the simple fact that they are in process of turning into them. For this they may be forgiven much. Children are bound to be inferior to adults, or there is no incentive to grow up. – Philip Larkin

95935. I wouldn’t mind seeing China if I could come back the same day. – Philip Larkin

95936. In everyone there sleeps. A sense of life lived according to love. To some it means the difference they could make. By loving others, but across most it sweeps. As all they might have done had they been loved. That nothing cures. – Philip Larkin

95937. For some people, their idea of getting tough is longer suspended sentences. – Jeremy Larner

95938. Sometimes a week might go by when I don’t think about that game, but I don’t remember when it happened last. – Don Larsen

95939. When it was over, I was so happy, I felt like crying. I wanted to win this one for Casey. After what I did in Brooklyn, he could have forgotten about me and who would blame him? But he gave me another chance and I’m grateful. – Don Larsen

95940. America needs to be secure at home and abroad. – Rick Larsen

95941. I strongly support tax relief for the middle class. – Rick Larsen

95942. I have heard repeated stories of meth users leaving their children unattended for days as they cook, use and then sleep off the intense effects of methamphetamine. – Rick Larsen

95943. I can finally go home and tell the constituents, law enforcement, and leaders in Washington state that Congress is treating the meth problem with the same urgency and commitment that local communities have been treating it with for years. – Rick Larsen

95944. I ask the American people to consider the legacy this administration has handed us in the defense budget as we spend billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars without the tools and ability to track these dollars. – Rick Larsen

95945. Congress must take responsibility for a new positive direction – an innovative agenda that will lead to a more secure America. Secure communities, secure economies, and a secure quality of life. – Rick Larsen

95946. Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse. – Rick Larsen

95947. As the first Member of Congress from western Washington to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years, I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community. – Rick Larsen

95948. As many as three million people are expected to attend the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. The security concerns and economic opportunities are great for both Canada and Washington state. – Rick Larsen

95949. And we need to maintain our foothold in the fight against terrorism and terrorist groups and respond to any degradation of Iraqi security or stability. – Rick Larsen

95950. For the past several years, the Meth Caucus has worked to engage the Office of National Drug Control Policy on this issue. We have tried to get their attention that meth requires a strong, comprehensive Federal policy. – Rick Larsen

95951. Methamphetamine is a highly dangerous drug that is wreaking havoc on families and communities throughout this country. The drug’s use is spreading across the United States. – Rick Larsen

95952. As a co-chair of the State’s 2010 Olympics Task Force, I am working to make sure our border crossings are ready to handle the risks and benefits the Games will bring. – Rick Larsen

95953. Congress had the opportunity to extend tax relief to working families without increasing the deficit. Instead, we were handed a bill that favors the wealthy and eliminates deductions that benefit the middle class. – Rick Larsen

95954. My goal is to ensure the Northern Border is safe, secure and allows for the free flow of travel and commerce. – Rick Larsen

95955. We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic. – Rick Larsen

95956. We need a positive economic agenda that invests in the innovation and growth that will create jobs for middle class families and ensure that America remains the world leader. – Rick Larsen

95957. We are the greatest country in the world but we are facing serious issues. – Rick Larsen

95958. Today’s global landscape is increasingly interconnected. China and the Middle East play critical roles towards international peace and security. – Rick Larsen

95959. Our ability to effectively engage China and the Arab world rests on shared economic and political interests and mutual understanding. – Rick Larsen

95960. Now more than ever, America needs an agenda for real change. – Rick Larsen

95961. Washington state’s 2nd Congressional District is a major producer of small fruit crops such as raspberries and strawberries. This research center is doing important work to help farmers enhance the quality, yield and marketability of their small fruit crops. – Rick Larsen

95962. The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment. – Doug Larson

95963. Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. – Doug Larson

95964. Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away. – Doug Larson

95965. Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. – Doug Larson

95966. The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. – Doug Larson

95967. The cat could very well be man’s best friend but would never stoop to admitting it. – Doug Larson

95968. The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others. – Doug Larson

95969. The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there’s only one other choice. – Doug Larson

95970. There must be a happy medium somewhere between being totally informed and blissfully unaware. – Doug Larson

95971. The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate. – Doug Larson

95972. Real elation is when you feel you could touch a star without standing on tiptoe. – Doug Larson

95973. There are few things more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own. – Doug Larson

95974. Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three – and paradise is when you have none. – Doug Larson

95975. Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. – Doug Larson

95976. Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk. – Doug Larson

95977. The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools. – Doug Larson

95978. Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. – Doug Larson

95979. To err is human; to admit it, superhuman. – Doug Larson

95980. A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience. – Doug Larson

95981. A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself. – Doug Larson

95982. Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days. – Doug Larson

95983. A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. – Doug Larson

95984. Establishing goals is all right if you don’t let them deprive you of interesting detours. – Doug Larson

95985. Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own. – Doug Larson

95986. Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. – Doug Larson

95987. A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! – Doug Larson

95988. More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. – Doug Larson

95989. For disappearing acts, it’s hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work. – Doug Larson

95990. Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. – Doug Larson

95991. If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. – Doug Larson

95992. If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles. – Doug Larson

95993. If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend. – Doug Larson

95994. Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. – Doug Larson

95995. Great moments in science: Einstein discovers that time is actually money. – Gary Larson

95996. I think I’m maintaining the quality, but internally I’m paying for it. – Gary Larson

95997. I’ve always considered music stores to be the graveyards of musicians. – Gary Larson

95998. On Career Day in high school, you don’t walk around looking for the cartoon guy. – Gary Larson

95999. The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression. – Gary Larson

96000. This was more than just a cow – this was an entire career I was looking at. – Gary Larson

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Devang Vibhakar started this website because he firmly believes that the motivational quotes gave him the much needed light in the times of darkness. Through, he is hopeful to bring motivation, confidence, hope, strength, change, courage and wisdom in the lives of his readers too.

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