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180000 famous quotes part 97 – 96001 to 97000

96001. It’s dishonest to say we’re doing everything we can for our seniors when there is so much more we can. – John B. Larson

96002. It’s wrong to put the drug lobby’s interests ahead of older Americans. – John B. Larson

96003. With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We’re going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs – now or in the future. – John B. Larson

96004. Career Education is one of the largest global providers in the higher education sector. We are projecting to be over $1.1 billion in revenue in 2003, which puts us number one in our sector for onsite education and number two for online education in terms of revenue. – John Larson

96005. We are looking for targets that have a tremendous strategic fit for the company. The colleges must have complementary education programs, have an excellent reputation, long operating history and solid regulatory compliance. – John Larson

96006. We’re looking to have the ability to come in and be able to capitalize on the marketing in order to grow the top-line. We basically leverage what has worked with our other successful acquisitions – investment in marketing, retention and student services. – John Larson

96007. Forget regret, or life is yours to miss. – Jonathan Larson

96008. The opposite of war is not peace, it’s creation. – Jonathan Larson

96009. Writing detective stories is about writing light literature, for entertainment. It isn’t primarily a question of writing propaganda or classical literature. – Steig Larsson

96010. Crime stories are, as you know, one of the most popular forms of entertainment that exist. If you then try to have something to say… that I have, of course. – Steig Larsson

96011. I have been threatened occasionally. But that happens to everybody who is writing this kind of things. Threats will come without fail. It might happen to the most ‘innocent’ texts. If it gets too much we call the police. – Steig Larsson

96012. I know what kind of things I myself have been irritated by in detective stories. They are often about one or two persons, but they don’t describe anything in the society outside. – Steig Larsson

96013. I started to write in 2001. I wrote the books for the fun of it. It was an old idea I had had since the nineties. – Steig Larsson

96014. In ordinary detective novels you never see the consequences of what happens in a story in the next book. That you do in mine. – Steig Larsson

96015. I don’t care how stylish something is if it doesn’t flatter me. – Ali Larter

96016. When it comes down to it, at the end of the day, I need more out of my life and I need to push myself harder. And if at the end of the day I don’t have it, then I don’t have it, but at least I’m going to put myself out there. If I fail, I’m going to fail terrifically. – Ali Larter

96017. It’s marvellous, marvellous! Nothing will ever be as much fun. I’m going to photograph everything, everything! – Jacques-Henri Lartigue

96018. Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true. – Jacques-Henri Lartigue

96019. I take photographs with love, so I try to make them art objects. But I make them for myself first and foremost – that is important. – Jacques-Henri Lartigue

96020. Cricket was my reason for living. – Harold Larwood

96021. Down the mine I dreamed of cricket; I bowled imaginery balls in the dark; I sent the stumps spinning and heard them rattling in the tunnels. No mishap was going to stop me from bowling in the real game, especially this one. – Harold Larwood

96022. I must have made a good impression because a club official to us into his office and asked me if I would sign on for a year with a view to becoming a professional. – Harold Larwood

96023. In my first season I took 76 wickets at an average of less than 5 runs. – Harold Larwood

96024. Conservatives have no understanding of modern capitalism. They have a distorted understanding of the traditional values they claim to defend. – Christopher Lasch

96025. A child’s appetite for new toys appeal to the desire for ownership and appropriation: the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but in their status as possessions. – Christopher Lasch

96026. A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment to the family has led some liberals to concede that family is not just a buzzword for reaction. – Christopher Lasch

96027. A society that has made “nostalgia” a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today. – Christopher Lasch

96028. Adherents of the new religious right reject the separation of politics and religion, but they bring no spiritual insights to politics. – Christopher Lasch

96029. The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition in the popular defense of the family or in popular attitudes regarding abortion, crime, busing, and the school curriculum. – Christopher Lasch

96030. Relentless improvement of the product and upgrading of consumer tastes are the heart of mass merchandising. – Christopher Lasch

96031. The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time. – Christopher Lasch

96032. The conservative revival cannot be dismissed. – Christopher Lasch

96033. The family wage has been eroded by the same developments that have promoted consumerism as a way of life. – Christopher Lasch

96034. The intellectual debility of contemporary conservatism is indicated by its silence on all important matters. – Christopher Lasch

96035. The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information. – Christopher Lasch

96036. The last three decades have seen the collapse of the family wage system. – Christopher Lasch

96037. The left ask people to believe that there is no conflict between feminism and the family. – Christopher Lasch

96038. The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing new diversity of family types. – Christopher Lasch

96039. The left has come to regard common sense – the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community – as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment. – Christopher Lasch

96040. The left has lost the common touch. – Christopher Lasch

96041. Propaganda in the ordinary sense of the term plays a less important part in a consumer society, where people greet all official pronouncements with suspicion. – Christopher Lasch

96042. The left no longer stands for common sense, as it did in the days of Tom Paine. – Christopher Lasch

96043. The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction. – Christopher Lasch

96044. The model of ownership, in a society organized round mass consumption, is addiction. – Christopher Lasch

96045. The news appeals to the same jaded appetite that makes a child tire of a toy as soon as it becomes familiar and demand a new one in its place. – Christopher Lasch

96046. The proper reply to right wing religiosity is not to insist that politics and religion don’t mix. This is the stock response of the left. – Christopher Lasch

96047. The question of the family now divides our society so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree on a definition of the institution they are arguing about. – Christopher Lasch

96048. The reporting of news has to be understood as propaganda for commodities, and events by images. – Christopher Lasch

96049. The same historical development that turned the citizen into a client transformed the worker from a producer into a consumer. – Christopher Lasch

96050. Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless possibility but by the banality of the social order they have erected against it. – Christopher Lasch

96051. Traditionalists will have to master techniques of sustained activism formerly monopolized by the left. – Christopher Lasch

96052. We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change. – Christopher Lasch

96053. When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes. – Christopher Lasch

96054. Because politics rests on an irreducible measure of coercion, it can never become a perfect realm of perfect love and justice. – Christopher Lasch

96055. The left has lost touch with popular opinion, thereby making it possible for the right to present itself as the party of common sense. – Christopher Lasch

96056. Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product. – Christopher Lasch

96057. Because it equates tradition with prejudice, the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse with ordinary people in their common language. – Christopher Lasch

96058. Conservatives sense a link between television and drugs, but they do not grasp the nature of this connection. – Christopher Lasch

96059. Conservatives unwittingly side with the social forces that contribute to the destruction of traditional values. – Christopher Lasch

96060. Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermines traditional values. – Christopher Lasch

96061. Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business. – Christopher Lasch

96062. Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure. – Christopher Lasch

96063. George Orwell’s contention was that it is a sure sign of trouble when things can no longer be called by their right names and described in plain, forthright speech. – Christopher Lasch

96064. Ideologies, however appealing, cannot shape the whole structure of perceptions and conduct unless they are embedded in daily experiences that confirm them. – Christopher Lasch

96065. The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories. – Christopher Lasch

96066. In our society, daily experience teaches the individual to want and need a never-ending supply of new toys and drugs. – Christopher Lasch

96067. Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order. – Christopher Lasch

96068. Instead of taking environmentalism away from the left, conservatives condemn it as a counsel of doom. – Christopher Lasch

96069. It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media. – Christopher Lasch

96070. It is no longer an unwritten law of American capitalism that industry will attempt to maintain wages at a level that allows a single wage to support a family. – Christopher Lasch

96071. Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success. – Christopher Lasch

96072. Personal disintegration remains always an imminent danger. – Christopher Lasch

96073. In an individualistic culture, the narcissist is God’s gift to the world. In a collectivist society, the narcissist is God’s gift to the collective. – Christopher Lasch

96074. Ostensibly rigorous and realistic, contemporary conservatism is an ideology of denial. Its symbol is a smile button. – Christopher Lasch

96075. It is the logic of consumerism that undermines the values of loyalty and permanence and promotes a different set of values that is destructive of family life. – Christopher Lasch

96076. News represents another form of advertising, not liberal propaganda. – Christopher Lasch

96077. Neoclassical economics insists that advertising cannot force consumers to buy anything they don’t already want to buy. – Christopher Lasch

96078. Most women are pragmatists who have allowed extremists on the left and right to manipulate the family issue for their own purposes. – Christopher Lasch

96079. Knowledge is what we get when an observer, preferably a scientifically trained observer, provides us with a copy of reality that we can all recognize. – Christopher Lasch

96080. Most people no longer live in nuclear families at all. – Christopher Lasch

96081. Most of these alternative arrangements, so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages, not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage. – Christopher Lasch

96082. Make it new is the message not just of modern art but of modern consumerism, of which modern art is largely a mirror image. – Christopher Lasch

96083. Liberals subscribe to the new flexible, pluralistic definition of the family; their defense of families carries no conviction. – Christopher Lasch

96084. Always give an autograph when somebody asks you. – Tommy Lasorda

96085. Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you’re up in the stands with them. – Tommy Lasorda

96086. I love doubleheaders. That way I get to keep my uniform on longer. – Tommy Lasorda

96087. I bleed Dodger blue and when I die, I’m going to the big Dodger in the sky. – Tommy Lasorda

96088. I believe managing is like holding a dove in your hand. If you hold it too tightly you kill it, but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it. – Tommy Lasorda

96089. About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure. – Tommy Lasorda

96090. Baseball is like driving, it’s the one who gets home safely that counts. – Tommy Lasorda

96091. Guys ask me, don’t I get burned out? How can you get burned out doing something you love? I ask you, have you ever got tired of kissing a pretty girl? – Tommy Lasorda

96092. The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination. – Tommy Lasorda

96093. Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away. – Tommy Lasorda

96094. My theory of hitting was just to watch the ball as it came in and hit it. – Tommy Lasorda

96095. No, we don’t cheat. And even if we did, I’d never tell you. – Tommy Lasorda

96096. The only way I’d worry about the weather is if it snows on our side of the field and not theirs. – Tommy Lasorda

96097. There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens. – Tommy Lasorda

96098. When we win, I’m so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I’m so depressed, I eat a lot. When we’re rained out, I’m so disappointed I eat a lot. – Tommy Lasorda

96099. Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it’s because you’ve started to think of failure. – Tommy Lasorda

96100. People say you can’t go out and eat with your players. I say why not. – Tommy Lasorda

96101. The constitutional questions are in the first instance not questions of right but questions of might. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96102. Only to he avoid misunderstandings, I must say that even last year, when I wrote my pamphlet, I heartily wished that Prussia should declare war against Napoleon. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96103. Then this will only prove again and again, that Monarchy in Germany is he longer capable of a national act. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96104. Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96105. Whoever lives in Berlin note, and doesn’t die of Liberalism, will never die of vexation! – Ferdinand Lassalle

96106. Labor is the source of all wealth and all culture. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96107. From that moment on, the newspaper became a highly lucrative investment for those with a talent for making money or for publishers wanting to gain a fortune. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96108. But you will understand by yourselves that the matter applies equally well to the organization of the officials of justice, of administrative officials, etc; these are likewise organized instruments of power in certain societies. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96109. But I felt all the more bound to make this proposal, because it at once turns to a reproach. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96110. Only in a popular war against France… do I see a misfortune. – Ferdinand Lassalle

96111. Walt Disney had always tried to get more dimension in his animation and when I saw these tapes, I thought, This is it! This is what Walt was waiting for! But when I looked around, nobody at the studio at the time was even halfway interested in it. – John Lasseter

96112. You cannot base a whole movie on just the imagery alone. It has to be the story and the characters. – John Lasseter

96113. We make the kind of movies we like to watch. I love to laugh. I love to be amazed by how beautiful it is. But I also love to be moved to tears. There’s lots of heart in our films. – John Lasseter

96114. The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art. – John Lasseter

96115. Sure, they were simple desk lamps with only a minimal amount of movement, but you could immediately tell that Luxo Jr. was a baby, and that the big one was his mother. In that short little film, computer animation went from a novelty to a serious tool for filmmaking. – John Lasseter

96116. There is such amazing talent at Disney. My job is 100% creative, and I am very excited to creatively lead them. – John Lasseter

96117. Animation is the only thing I ever wanted to do in my whole life. I have no desire for live-action or anything else. – John Lasseter

96118. I do what I do because of Walt Disney – his films and his theme park and his characters and his joy in entertaining. – John Lasseter

96119. I believe in the nobility of entertaining people and I take great, great pride that people are willing to give me two or three hours of their busy lives. – John Lasseter

96120. Every single Pixar film, at one time or another, has been the worst movie ever put on film. But we know. We trust our process. We don’t get scared and say, ‘Oh, no, this film isn’t working.’ – John Lasseter

96121. I love movies that make me cry, because they’re tapping into a real emotion in me, and I always think afterwards: how did they do that? – John Lasseter

96122. I quickly realized that this medium had a lot to offer someone like me. To do Disney-quality hand-drawn cartoons, you have to be a master of two art forms. Seriously, you have to be able to draw like a Leonardo da Vinci or a Michelangelo. But also you have to know movement and timing and control that through 24 frames a second. – John Lasseter

96123. I realized that people make cartoons for a living. It had never dawned on me that you could do this as a career. – John Lasseter

96124. I’ve got Disney blood running through my veins. – John Lasseter

96125. If you’re sitting in your minivan, playing your computer animated films for your children in the back seat, is it the animation that’s entertaining you as you drive and listen? No, it’s the storytelling. That’s why we put so much importance on story. No amount of great animation will save a bad story. – John Lasseter

96126. In dire economic times, movies are relatively inexpensive entertainment for the whole family. – John Lasseter

96127. Never in the history of cinema has a medium entertained an audience. It’s what you do with the medium. – John Lasseter

96128. Soon I learned that the worse the puns and jokes, the funnier they could be, if you knew how to deliver them. – John Lasseter

96129. Animation is the one type of movie that really does play for the entire audience. Our challenge is to make stories that connect for kids and adults. – John Lasseter

96130. Nothing was a style first. Everything started as an idea. A guy did something with an idea. Someone copied him. Some copied all of them and it became trendy and then it became a style. – Bill Laswell

96131. What I’m dealing with is sound. I don’t pretend to be dealing with music. I’m just dealing with sound elements, textures and sounds. – Bill Laswell

96132. The atmosphere defines the environment of sound. – Bill Laswell

96133. Sound comes out of a life experience. – Bill Laswell

96134. Records are just moments of achievement. They’re like receipts for work done. Time goes on and people keep playing music. – Bill Laswell

96135. Computers and electronic music are not the opposite of the warm human music. It’s exactly the same. – Bill Laswell

96136. People are afraid of things they don’t understand. They don’t know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image. – Bill Laswell

96137. Miles Davis fully embraced possibilities and delved into it. He was criticized heavily from the jazz side. He was supposed to be part of a tradition, but he didn’t consider himself part of a tradition. – Bill Laswell

96138. In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there’s always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience. – Bill Laswell

96139. If you listen to really deep ambient records that don’t move too much, very still records, long after those records are finished, you might find yourself listening for hours to the sound of the room. – Bill Laswell

96140. People who play conventional music are threatened by electronica and don’t consider it to be as valuable as what they do. – Bill Laswell

96141. When the soul looks out of its body, it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind, in order to move to a higher place. – Yusef Lateef

96142. My music is jazz. – Yusef Lateef

96143. Movie making is the slowest business on earth next to fossil manufacture. – Aaron Latham

96144. Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself, and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use. – Peter Latham

96145. Perfect health, like perfect beauty, is a rare thing; and so, it seems, is perfect disease. – Peter Latham

96146. Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance given with different intents. – Peter Latham

96147. Remedies, indeed, are our great analysers of disease. – Peter Latham

96148. Common sense is in medicine the master workman. – Peter Latham

96149. When you have a play, you have to be on every night. – Sanaa Lathan

96150. You would never expect a black woman to be the hero. – Sanaa Lathan

96151. In 1979, Alien came out and Sigourney was in it with a bunch a guys. Nobody at that time expected the woman to be the hero, so that was a tradition that started. – Sanaa Lathan

96152. If you’re in love and there’s that chemistry, that’s what it’s all about. – Sanaa Lathan

96153. Some of us just have to work harder to stay in the game. – Sanaa Lathan

96154. Sometimes when you don’t care, people are attracted to that. – Sanaa Lathan

96155. To make a movie is very grueling at times. Long, long hours and cold weather. – Sanaa Lathan

96156. When you’re on a set it can be very tedious and slow. It’s just not as big as when you see it on film. – Sanaa Lathan

96157. I’ll eventually go back to theater because the feeling of being on stage where you have the audience right there, you can’t replace that with anything. – Sanaa Lathan

96158. The Alien is gross, scary. There is something in a human being that looks at them and sees it as a cockroach. You can never feel nurturing towards the cockroach. – Sanaa Lathan

96159. I was working straight for nine months and I’m exhausted. I’m ready to relax for a little while and read. I don’t want to work for work sake; I have to be excited about it. – Sanaa Lathan

96160. I look forward to going to work. Everybody is at the top of their game. It was like we just got to play. – Sanaa Lathan

96161. I liked the fact that there were so many different representations of black women and black men in the movie. It wasn’t like we all had the same agenda. – Sanaa Lathan

96162. I had never picked up a basketball before. I went through a grueling audition process. It was almost as if I was learning to walk. It would be like teaching somebody to dance ballet for a role. – Sanaa Lathan

96163. I got nominated for a Tony, which was a complete surprise. It was an experience that I will always cherish. – Sanaa Lathan

96164. I didn’t get to see Predator until halfway through shooting. It was great to get an education while I was shooting because it made me excited to be part of this legacy. – Sanaa Lathan

96165. I did work out every day. I needed it to have the endurance to do what needed to be done and not get hurt. I have such a new respect for action stars now. – Sanaa Lathan

96166. CGI is done after the film is done. It’s through the computer. Most of the film is not computer-generated special effects. Most of it is that creature that is in the room with you. – Sanaa Lathan

96167. Being strong can be also feminine. I don’t think feminine equals being weak. Being strong is very sexy. – Sanaa Lathan

96168. As different as me and Sigourney look is as different as these two characters are. I’m not filling her shoes. I’m doing a part that has the same monsters, but it’s a completely different movie. – Sanaa Lathan

96169. People make jokes about how black people are the first ones to be killed off. – Sanaa Lathan

96170. I wouldn’t want anyone to destroy the earth. – Sanaa Lathan

96171. Don’t you want to know what’s real and what’s not? I remember when I was a kid, you know, this whole Cold War thing. They had us scared of the Russians. So, it’s almost like, what’s real and what’s not? – Queen Latifah

96172. I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female. – Queen Latifah

96173. I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences… I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else. – Queen Latifah

96174. I think it’s a lame excuse for a lot of these rappers to say they only call girls bitches or hos because they act like that. It doesn’t make them right. – Queen Latifah

96175. The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling. – Hugh Latimer

96176. The history of Christianity, therefore, must be of concern to all who are interested in the record of man and particularly to all who seek to understand the contemporary human scene. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96177. We must, however, note that what are usually called the high religions made their appearance within about twenty-five hundred years – most of them within fifteen hundred years. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96178. Christianity emerged from the religion of Israel. Or rather, it has as its background a persistent strain in that religion. To that strain Christians have looked back, and rightly, as the preparation in history for their faith. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96179. We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity, but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96180. When contrasted with the much longer time that life has been present, the course of Christianity thus far is but a brief moment. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96181. This means that to man God gave a degree of free will. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96182. The Psalms, the anthology of the hymns of Israel, are still used by Christians. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96183. The prophets and the writers of the Psalms were clear that God was continuing to work in the universe and in all history. They declared that He had created the universe. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96184. The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus – His incarnation, His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96185. The most that one of Jewish faith can do – and some have gladly done it – is to say that Jesus was the greatest in the long succession of Jewish prophets. None can acknowledge that Jesus was the Messiah without becoming a Christian. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96186. That free will was demonstrated in the placing of temptation before man with the command not to eat of the fruit of the tree which would give him a knowledge of good and evil, with the disturbing moral conflict to which that awareness would give rise. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96187. Religiously the Empire was pluralistic and marked by a search for a faith which would be satisfying intellectually and ethically and would give assurance of immortality. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96188. In the third century after Christ the faith continued to spread. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96189. In both the presence of evil and the eventual triumph over evil the sweep is cosmic. It embraces the entire universe, what to man is both seen and unseen. The victory is to be accomplished through Christ. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96190. Hinduism’s basic tenet is that many roads exist by which men have pursued and still pursue their quest for the truth and that none has universal validity. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96191. Freedom was conditioned by man’s physical body, heredity, and environment. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96192. Compared with the thousands of years in which human life has been on this planet, Christianity is a recent development. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96193. Christianity is usually called a religion. As a religion it has had a wider geographic spread and is more deeply rooted among more peoples than any other religion in the history of mankind. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96194. Although when Christianity appeared the total population of the planet was only a fraction of that of the twentieth century, most of the earth’s surface was quite outside the Mediterranean world, Persia, India, and China. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96195. In contrast, Christianity, while acknowledging the presence of suffering, declares that life can be infinitely worth living and opens the way to eternal life in fellowship with God Who so loved the world that He gave Himself in Christ. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96196. Christians were regarded as separated from society and therefore destructive of the Greco-Roman way of life. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96197. John the Baptist, who we are told was related by blood to Jesus, was preaching the impending judgement of God, urging repentance and moral reform, and baptizing in the Jordan River those who responded. – Kenneth Scott Latourette

96198. When you feel like this isn’t your business, get out of the business. – Andy Lau

96199. You know, if I tell the press that I like long blonde hair, the next day there will be girls with long hair wigs outside waiting for me. – Andy Lau

96200. Actually, I look the same in real life as I do in the movies. – Andy Lau

96201. Before you do anything, you need to know if it’s right or wrong. – Andy Lau

96202. Don’t wait. If it’s not right, move on. – Andy Lau

96203. I am classified as an idol in Hong Kong and in Asia. – Andy Lau

96204. Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen. – Andy Lau

96205. I would like to do some musicals. – Andy Lau

96206. For example, in Malay, there are pronunciations that are similar to Chinese. – Andy Lau

96207. Unfortunately, I don’t have much free time. – Andy Lau

96208. There are many kinds of movies in Hong Kong. Some are commercial and others are more artistic. – Andy Lau

96209. The more you do, the more experience you have and the next time it will be easier to choose the right thing. – Andy Lau

96210. Now I do bowling, golf, and tennis. I want to be a good bowler. – Andy Lau

96211. If I was born again, I would be able to do any sport because I would have time to learn. – Andy Lau

96212. I start by using Chinese and many of the sounds of other languages are similar. – Andy Lau

96213. I became producer so that I could work with persons like him and to rock the world of Hong Kong Cinema a bit. – Andy Lau

96214. Nobody should hit .200. Anybody should hit .250. – Charley Lau

96215. There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither of them works. – Charley Lau

96216. The Lord receive my soul, and have mercy on me, and bless this kingdom with peace and charity, that there may not be this effusion of Christian blood amongst them. – William Laud

96217. Behold, I am become a reproach to thy holy name, by serving any ambition and the sins of others; which though I did by the persuasion of other men, yet my own conscience did cheek and upbraid me in it. – William Laud

96218. Some hypocrites and seeming mortified men, that held down their heads, were like the little images that they place in the very bowing of the vaults of churches, that look as if they held up the church, but are but puppets. – William Laud

96219. I employ 20 people in Vienna. The other 130 coworkers are pilots and flight companions. The Overhead is limited with me. Reduces naturally the costs of my fliers. – Niki Lauda

96220. The crucial point is always the own cost structure. Therefore I created a Low Cost alliance with air Berlin. – Niki Lauda

96221. I always go extreme ways. – Niki Lauda

96222. Giving up is something a Lauda doesn’t do. – Niki Lauda

96223. Airlines go in the long run at the competition to reason. For the passenger the competition is good, because each competitor tries to undercut the other one. – Niki Lauda

96224. Running an airline is a normal job. Racing is more. – Niki Lauda

96225. I want to bring passengers on my airplanes to present to them my product. – Niki Lauda

96226. In Germany air became generally accepted Berlin in this area. It operated with 45 airplanes within the Low Cost range from Germany, and is one the most successful carriers in Europe. – Niki Lauda

96227. We now fly with an airbus, which has 210 seats, six times the week to Palma to the spider of the air Berlin. – Niki Lauda

96228. Vienna is the gate to Eastern Europe. – Niki Lauda

96229. This aircraft tops everything. All the others look old as compared to this one. – Niki Lauda

96230. The guest gets at least as much service with us as with some established airline, if not even more. And at by far a favourable price. Thus the passengers remain gladly with us. – Niki Lauda

96231. The alliance with air Berlin is attractive for me. I can use the whole sales network of the air Berlin and 24 percent of my own airline at air Berlin sold. – Niki Lauda

96232. Look for a sweet person. Forget rich. – Estee Lauder

96233. If you don’t sell, it’s not the product that’s wrong, it’s you. – Estee Lauder

96234. When you stop talking, you’ve lost your customer. When you turn your back, you’ve lost her. – Estee Lauder

96235. Aye, I’m tellin’ ye, happiness is one of the few things in this world that doubles every time you share it with someone else. – Harry Lauder

96236. For in 1900 all electromagnetic radiation of longer wavelengths was already known at least to the extent that one could not seek in it the more striking characteristics of X-rays such as, for example, the strong penetrating power. – Max von Laue

96237. If diffraction or interference phenomena were to be sought it was therefore necessary, in accordance with the basic principles of wave theory, to select for the test arrangement far smaller decisive dimensions than those employed in corresponding tests with visible light. – Max von Laue

96238. Notwithstanding these major arguments the wave theory initially did not meet with complete acceptance. – Max von Laue

96239. There is no doubt that I, also, had long been aware of the problem, i.e. producing X-ray interferences, before the inherent difficulties had finally been surmounted. – Max von Laue

96240. For both reasons, owing to the thermal motion and to the working together of various wavelengths, factors arise which, in a similar manner to the structural factor, exert some influence upon the brightness of the interference points but not upon their location. – Max von Laue

96241. For as long as one has no further point of reference, apart from the position of the maximum, the wavelength thus remains uncertain by an integral factor. – Max von Laue

96242. I get letters from women, and they say, ‘I love your Roman nose.’ If I weren’t on TV and I walked past that same woman, she’d go, ‘Did you see the beak on that guy? – Matt Lauer

96243. Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two but can’t remember what they are. – Matt Lauer

96244. Not a lot of conservatives on this list. Are more liberals than conservatives screwing up America? – Matt Lauer

96245. It usually takes two people a little while to learn where the funny buttons are and testy buttons are. – Matt Lauer

96246. The Iraqis have once again failed to meet a deadline for a final draft of the constitution. – Matt Lauer

96247. I do read everything that we publish. We usually have to have two or three votes for a book before we take it on. So in that sense I suppose it is an orchestra. – James Laughlin

96248. Concrete poets continue to turn out beautiful things, but to me they’re more visual than oral, and they almost really belong on the wall rather than in a book. I haven’t the least idea of where poetry is going. – James Laughlin

96249. Every now and then, I strike something that just goes click, you know, in my head. As Gertrude Stein used to say, it rings the bell, and I feel, this is great. – James Laughlin

96250. I think most people read and re-read the things that they have liked. That’s certainly true in my case. I re-read Pound a great deal, I re-read Williams, I re-read Thomas, I re-read the people whom I cam to love when I was at what you might call a formative stage. – James Laughlin

96251. We see them when they come to New York. They stay at my wife’s apartment. We have quite a correspondence with them at all times. They play a very important role, the authors in the firm, because so much of the material we publish is suggested by them. – James Laughlin

96252. Of course a poem is a two-way street. No poem is any good if it doesn’t suggest to the reader things from his own mind and recollection that he will read into it, and will add to what the poet has suggested. But I do think poetry readings are very important. – James Laughlin

96253. There are numerous cases of that, where one of our writers discovers another writer whom he likes, and we then take that book on. So it’s a very close relationship. We can do that because we’re so small. – James Laughlin

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96254. We do very little re-writing in the office. We often take on people who show great promise and who we hope will develop into somebody important and someone good. – James Laughlin

96255. I think one ages and one dates. I tend to have a good deal of difficulty in liking some of the new poets. – James Laughlin

96256. I think that concrete poetry seems to have, as far as I can see, come to a kind of a dead end. It doesn’t seem to be going any further than it went in its high period of about five or six years ago. – James Laughlin

96257. I think that is where poetry reading becomes such an individual thing. I mean I have friend who like poets who just don’t say anything to me at all, I mean they seem to me rather ordinary and pedestrian. – James Laughlin

96258. I think there is a great difference, in that when the poet is reading you get the whole personality of the person, especially if he’s a good reader. Whereas a person just sitting gets what he puts into it. – James Laughlin

96259. We don’t attempt to have any theme for a number of the anthology, or to have any particular sequence. We just put in things that we like, and then we try to alternate the prose and the poetry. – James Laughlin

96260. I think there’s no excuse for the American poetry reader not knowing a good deal about what is going on in the rest of the world. – James Laughlin

96261. I think we will always have the impulse towards visual poetry with us, and I wouldn’t agree with Bly that it’s a bad thing. It depends on the ability of the individual poet to do it well, and to make a shape which is interesting enough to hold your attention. – James Laughlin

96262. Then, of course, there are those sad occasions when a poet or a writer has not grown, and one has to let them go because they’re just not making headway. But we have a very clear personal relationship with the authors. – James Laughlin

96263. It’s all well and good to say that Germans were all responsible for the concentration camps, but I don’t think they were. I think that was the work of a small group of fiends. – James Laughlin

96264. Often something comes in from which you can see that the person is good, the book may not be perfect as it is, and the person doesn’t want to do a re-write. That’s something we do almost nothing of. – James Laughlin

96265. The German experience, as you can see, did move me very much. Seeing that terrible destruction and seeing the miserable state of the people, how they had been beaten down by the war through no fault of their own probably. – James Laughlin

96266. With me it’s the whole thing, it’s the conceit, the idea, what the poem is saying. And it goes on just as long as is necessary to say what needs to be said. – James Laughlin

96267. I try to write in plain brown blocks of American speech but occasionally set in an ancient word or a strange word just to startle the reader a little bit and to break up the monotony of the plain American cadence. – James Laughlin

96268. My mother, who was professional schoolteacher, was particularly concerned about our formal education and even went so far as to start a private school together with some other parents so that our intellectual needs would be met. – Robert B. Laughlin

96269. My childhood home backed onto wheat and cotton fields. – Robert B. Laughlin

96270. When I moved to Stanford I began to pursue the line of research I have been following ever since, namely trying to understand the larger implications of fractional quantum hall discovery. – Robert B. Laughlin

96271. Western society has many flaws, and it is good for an educated person to have thought some of these through, even at the expense of losing a lecture or two to tear gas. – Robert B. Laughlin

96272. To this day I always insist on working out a problem from the beginning without reading up on it first, a habit that sometimes gets me into trouble but just as often helps me see things my predecessors have missed. – Robert B. Laughlin

96273. The questions worth asking, in other words, come not from other people but from nature, and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned out by the noise of everyday life. – Robert B. Laughlin

96274. Over the course of time this gave us a deep respect for ideas, both our own and those of others, and an understanding that conflict through debate is a powerful means of revealing truth. – Robert B. Laughlin

96275. One of the terrific aspects of MIT in those days was the enormous variety of experimental work that either took place there or was talked about in seminars by outside speakers aggressively recruited by the faculty. – Robert B. Laughlin

96276. My job at Stanford is rather different from the ones I had held previously in that my own ambitions must take a back seat to the well-being of the students with whom I work. – Robert B. Laughlin

96277. My mother also had us take piano lessons, and this had a similar effect. I hated those lessons, but I now play regularly for pleasure and have even tried my hand at composing. – Robert B. Laughlin

96278. Another important aspect of our home was respect for ideas. – Robert B. Laughlin

96279. It was at this moment that I wrote my first important paper in theoretical physics. I was 32 years old, 5 years beyond the alleged age of senility for theorists. – Robert B. Laughlin

96280. It was at Bell Labs that I first made direct contact with real semiconductor experts and thus began to fully understand what amazing materials they were and what they could do. – Robert B. Laughlin

96281. In parallel with the development of my interests in technical gadgetry I began to acquire a profound love of and respect for the natural world which motivates my scientific thinking to this day. – Robert B. Laughlin

96282. I also taught myself how to blow glass using a propane torch from the hardware store and managed to make some elementary chemistry plumbing such as tees and small glass bulbs. – Robert B. Laughlin

96283. But the need for conflict to expose prejudice and unclear reasoning, which is deeply embedded in my philosophy of science, has its origin in these debates. – Robert B. Laughlin

96284. At Berkeley I had my first encounter with real professional scientists. – Robert B. Laughlin

96285. As a consequence while we had a roof over our heads, food on the table, and clothes to wear to school we were constantly conscious of being of modest means. – Robert B. Laughlin

96286. I was an extremely reclusive and introverted boy. – Robert B. Laughlin

96287. It is an interesting fact that during my tour I was never allowed access to computers, radios, or anything else that I might damage through curiosity, or perhaps something more sinister. – Robert B. Laughlin

96288. They can’t censor the gleam in my eye. – Charles Laughton

96289. I have a face like the behind of an elephant. – Charles Laughton

96290. Somebody did complain to me and tell me that my clothes were so loud they couldn’t hear me sing. – Cyndi Lauper

96291. God has more important things to worry about than who I sleep with. – Cyndi Lauper

96292. Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across. If you get too serious, you could die of starch. – Cyndi Lauper

96293. I get the greatest feeling when I’m singing. It’s other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you’re holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea. – Cyndi Lauper

96294. I’m in the business where you get the business all the time. – Cyndi Lauper

96295. As the audiences got larger, the participation got larger. And I found myself in Dallas, and 20,000 people were singing ‘Madonna Whore’ back at me. I thought… this is really a great thing. They wanted to hear it really badly, and here they are. – Cyndi Lauper

96296. I’ve got a Grammy and Emmy, I’d like to have a Tony. – Cyndi Lauper

96297. Sometimes my mind boggles. It’s so deep my mind actually boggles. – Cyndi Lauper

96298. What, do you think that feminism means you hate men? – Cyndi Lauper

96299. When I got hoarse, the manager would say, ‘Drink this. Joplin used to drink this,’ and I used to say, ‘Joplin? Joplin’s dead. – Cyndi Lauper

96300. When I sing I don’t feel like it’s me. I feel I am fabulous, like I’m 10 feet tall. I am the greatest. I am the strongest. I am Samson. I’m whoever I want to be. – Cyndi Lauper

96301. You know, I do speak the Queens English. It’s just the wrong Queens that’s all. It’s over the 59th Street Bridge. It’s not over the Atlantic Ocean. – Cyndi Lauper

96302. I’ve always wondered what it would be like if somebody from outer space landed with three heads. Then all of a sudden everybody else wouldn’t look so bad, huh? Well, OK you’re a little different from me but, hey, ya got one head. – Cyndi Lauper

96303. Another fine mess you’ve gotten me into. – Stan Laurel

96304. You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be led. – Stan Laurel

96305. If you had a face like mine, you’d punch me right on the nose, and I’m just the fella to do it. – Stan Laurel

96306. If anyone at my funeral has a long face, I’ll never speak to him again. – Stan Laurel

96307. I had a dream that I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep. – Stan Laurel

96308. It’s the kind of clothes that mothers and daughters can wear, in terms of concept… It’s not about age. It’s about taste, and it’s about lifestyle. I believe women of all ages can wear anything. – Ralph Lauren

96309. I think the accessories look very modern and very exciting. These big earrings, these big hoops. I think the girls are sort of falling in love with… collars, neck collars. – Ralph Lauren

96310. They know they’re going to look beautiful, and I don’t think women should look like costumes. They shouldn’t look like fashion victims. – Ralph Lauren

96311. I don’t design clothes, I design dreams. – Ralph Lauren

96312. I don’t think women should look like costumes. I don’t think they should look like fashion victims. I think these (clothes) are for women that want to look sexy. They want to look smart. – Ralph Lauren

96313. People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams. – Ralph Lauren

96314. When I say “work” I only mean writing. Everything else is just odd jobs. – Margaret Laurence

96315. Why should I paint dead fish, onions and beer glasses? Girls are so much prettier. – Marie Laurencin

96316. My aim is for ripeness of form. I want to make my forms so full, so juicy that one could add nothing more to them. – Henri Laurens

96317. Finally, gentleman, from the considerations above mentioned, as I cannot consistently with my own honor, nor with utility to my country, considering the manner in which Business is transacted here, remain any longer in this chair, I now resign it. – Henry Laurens

96318. I shall have less cause to regret the carrying my intended purpose into effect, foreseeing that you may immediately fill with advantage, the vacancy which will presently happen. – Henry Laurens

96319. I shall hold myself particularly answerable to my constituents for my present conduct, and in general to all my fellow Citizens throughout these States, when properly questioned. – Henry Laurens

96320. My bravery however was the effect of assurance for could I have believed the current report, I should have fled as fast as any man, no man can possibly have a greater reluctance to an intimacy with Sir William Howe than my Self. – Henry Laurens

96321. The teams who play against us don’t give us any gifts, but we were too kind. – Robert Laurent

96322. It’s important to score some goals and make the decisive pass for my club. – Robert Laurent

96323. With Andy Cole up front they can score at any time. We’ll be watching him very closely. – Robert Laurent

96324. Charlton are a team who play well on the ball, but they found it hard to break us down, they didn’t really have an out and out chance in front of our goal. – Robert Laurent

96325. I’ve always felt happy at Newcastle. But things have gone a bit differently for me since we got a new manager. – Robert Laurent

96326. I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes. – Yves Saint Laurent

96327. A good model can advance fashion by ten years. – Yves Saint Laurent

96328. We must never confuse elegance with snobbery. – Yves Saint Laurent

96329. Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it. – Yves Saint Laurent

96330. Isn’t elegance forgetting what one is wearing? – Yves Saint Laurent

96331. I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes, the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy. – Yves Saint Laurent

96332. I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes. – Yves Saint Laurent

96333. Fashions fade, style is eternal. – Yves Saint Laurent

96334. Dressing is a way of life. – Yves Saint Laurent

96335. It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion. – Yves Saint Laurent

96336. We set ourselves a limit and cut characters which weren’t so vital. – Dino De Laurentiis

96337. The audience wants to be attracted not by the critics, but by a great story. You must deliver to the audience emotion – and when I say emotion, I mean suspense, drama, love. – Dino De Laurentiis

96338. The pope dies, you get another pope. – Dino De Laurentiis

96339. These scenes deal with what happened before Hannibal Lecter was captured for the first time. – Dino De Laurentiis

96340. To me the only real star of the movie is the writer. And I work with writers very closely, from outline to first draft and on to the seventh draft, whatever it takes. Then my job is to support the director to make the best movie we can. Some producers try to go past them, but my job is to support them. – Dino De Laurentiis

96341. When I cook, my brain stops completely. – Dino De Laurentiis

96342. After The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, the audience would like to know where, when, and who arrests Hannibal Lecter for the first time. This is the story of Red Dragon. – Dino De Laurentiis

96343. If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters. – Dino De Laurentiis

96344. Mr Tony Hopkins says he’s willing to do it if he likes the script. – Dino De Laurentiis

96345. Making movies is all about instinct. – Dino De Laurentiis

96346. My philosophy is very simple. To feel young, you must work as long as you can. – Dino De Laurentiis

96347. It’s a fantastic review. Sixty percent of the American reviews are sensational, 20% are mixed, not so good. – Dino De Laurentiis

96348. If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata, where there was nothing to do in the evening but go to the movies with your friends, the cinema was a world of fantasy. I had always been in love with it. – Dino De Laurentiis

96349. If no producer, no movie. – Dino De Laurentiis

96350. I’ve been very lucky in my long life. On three continents, in diverse cultures, through happy moments, not-so-happy moments, and moments as marvelous as this one, I’ve had the privilege of working with the cinema’s greatest masters. – Dino De Laurentiis

96351. I see my face in the mirror, and I said, No, my ambition is not to be an actor. – Dino De Laurentiis

96352. I realized the exciting place was behind the camera with the producer, director and so on. – Dino De Laurentiis

96353. After the war, there was no industry. We lost the war. We had our whole city destroyed. No money. No studio. No film. No camera. No equipment. We would shoot in the street. We had no actors. Nothing. But we wanted to do movies. And we did the best movies in the world. – Dino De Laurentiis

96354. Nobody taught Picasso how to paint – he learned for himself. And nobody can teach you to be a producer. You can learn the mechanics, but you can’t learn what’s right about a script or a director or an actor. That comes from instinct and intuition. It comes from inside you. – Dino De Laurentiis

96355. I have two young girls, 8 and 10. They really keep me young. – Dino De Laurentiis

96356. Psychoanalysts and elephants, they never forget. – Arthur Laurents

96357. That was all and it was enough for me: fantasies are better left fantasies. – Arthur Laurents

96358. But one did not do feminist theory, as such, in those days, not only because male academic discourse did not recognize such a term, but especially because the women’s movement did not either. – Teresa de Lauretis

96359. To say it another way, thinking, however abstract, originates in an embodied subjectivity, at once overdetermined and permeable to contingent events. – Teresa de Lauretis

96360. The hero, the mythical subject, is constructed as human being and as male; he is the active principle of culture, the establisher of distinction, the creator of differences. – Teresa de Lauretis

96361. The state of the world, of course, is constantly changing, and so is theory. – Teresa de Lauretis

96362. I have my moments. Ever since I was a boy, I never was someone who was at ease with happiness. Too often I embrace introspection and self-doubt. I wish I could embrace the good things. – Hugh Laurie

96363. As a real person, he wouldn’t last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we’ve moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House’s friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don’t always like morally good people, do we? – Hugh Laurie

96364. Driving a motorcycle is like flying. All your senses are alive. When I ride through Beverly Hills in the early morning, and all the sprinklers have turned off, the scents that wash over me are just heavenly. Being House is like flying, too. You’re free of the gravity of what people think. – Hugh Laurie

96365. I couldn’t imagine what Fox thought they were doing, contemplating such a jagged protagonist for a prime-time drama. I only knew that I wanted the role very much. – Hugh Laurie

96366. I didn’t realize House would be the central character, more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally. I relish his wounded nature – the lameness, the scarred Byronic hero. – Hugh Laurie

96367. I don’t have a single complete show or movie or anything else that I could look at and say, “Nailed that one.” But endless dissatisfaction is, I suppose, what gets us out of bed in the morning. – Hugh Laurie

96368. I don’t talk like House, or walk like him. I certainly don’t think like him. I don’t like to think for more than 15 minutes at a stretch actually; I am a fragile flower. – Hugh Laurie

96369. I feel like a hostage to fortune. Not that I am complaining. I wanted to play the role. But in truth I didn’t think the show would be such a success. OK, I thought it would fail. Not because it was bad. I was confident it was good, but plenty of good things just sort of wither on the vine. – Hugh Laurie

96370. To be able to pretend to be something that I’m frankly not is very liberating and exciting. – Hugh Laurie

96371. I feel like I’m working on an oil rig right now. I’m away from home a lot. – Hugh Laurie

96372. I have been instrumental in banning bottled water on the set. It hasn’t gone that well with the crew… so I replaced it with tequila. – Hugh Laurie

96373. I run six-to-eight miles a day, plus weights and aerobics in the lunch hour. I also lie a lot, which keeps me thin. – Hugh Laurie

96374. I’m finding it increasingly difficult to simply walk down the street. In New York, I dashed in to buy a big pair of sunglasses to conceal myself, but the guy behind the counter shouted ‘Hey! It’s Dr. House.’ – Hugh Laurie

96375. My dad gave me my first bike at 16. I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks. I haven’t fallen since. – Hugh Laurie

96376. Seems to me that this business, for actors anyway, is not so much about whether or not you do good work. It’s about whether or not you get the chance to do good work. – Hugh Laurie

96377. I never was someone who was at ease with happiness. – Hugh Laurie

96378. One of the principal goals in my life has been to avoid embarrassing my children by doing the job I do. I hope I’ve managed to do that, and I hope that, with the job I’m in now, they are, if not proud, at least unembarrassed by it. I must say, my three are most agreeable children, who do nothing but delight me. – Hugh Laurie

96379. Believe me, when an actress is told that her very name is synonymous with bad acting, she’s had it. – Piper Laurie

96380. I’m one of those people who has always been a bridesmaid. – Piper Laurie

96381. The fact is, I never wanted to be a movie star. – Piper Laurie

96382. One thing is certain. The old Piper Laurie is no more. – Piper Laurie

96383. It took a long time, but I have learned that you just can’t take anything you want out of life without putting something back in exchange. – Piper Laurie

96384. I’ve always felt robbed of something by people not knowing I was a Jew. – Piper Laurie

96385. I was so flattered to be asked to be in the movies – the idea of being paid to act was heady stuff. – Piper Laurie

96386. I dropped the script in the fireplace, called my agent and said, they can jail me, sue me, but I’m never acting again, unless I can do something worthwhile. – Piper Laurie

96387. Back then, everyone was Lana and Rock. No one had ethnic names. – Piper Laurie

96388. And if real life was like the movies, I should have lived happily ever after. – Piper Laurie

96389. And even then when you take it, you’ve got to take it with your whole heart. – Piper Laurie

96390. I never forget, remember that. Not an action, not a name, not a face. – Piper Laurie

96391. It would be simply suicidal to French Canadians to form a party by themselves. – Wilfrid Laurier

96392. I have been represented as a Protestant minister; there was not one of the canvassers of the honourable gentlemen opposite that did not represent to the people that I was not a Minister of the Crown, but that I was a Protestant minister. – Wilfrid Laurier

96393. Confederation is a compact, made originally by four provinces but adhered to by all the nine provinces who have entered it, and I submit to the judgment of this house and to the best consideration of its members, that this compact should not be lightly altered. – Wilfrid Laurier

96394. For us, sons of France, political sentiment is a passion; while, for the Englishmen, politics are a question of business. – Wilfrid Laurier

96395. Fraternity without absorption, union without fusion. – Wilfrid Laurier

96396. He is ready, if the occasion presents itself, to throw the whole English population in the St. Lawrence. – Wilfrid Laurier

96397. I am a subject of the British Crown, but whenever I have to choose between the interests of England and Canada it is manifest to me that the interests of my country are identical with those of the United States of America. – Wilfrid Laurier

96398. I am not here to parade my religious sentiments, but I declare I have too much respect for the faith in which I was born to ever use it as the basis of a political organization. – Wilfrid Laurier

96399. Quebec does not have Opinions, but only sentiments. – Wilfrid Laurier

96400. I claim for Canada this, that in future Canada shall be at liberty to act or not act, to interfere or not interfere, to do just as she pleases, and that she shall reserve to herself the right to judge whether or not there is cause for her to act. – Wilfrid Laurier

96401. Two races share today the soil of Canada. These people had not always been friends. But I hasten to say it. There is no longer any family here but the human family. It matters not the language people speak, or the altars at which they kneel. – Wilfrid Laurier

96402. I would advise you to write, my dear friend, because with your active nature, solitude is simply intolerable to you, and after some time your solitude would become perhaps attractive if you were to people it with creatures of your own fancy. – Wilfrid Laurier

96403. If I were not French I would choose to be – Scotch. – Wilfrid Laurier

96404. It is a sound principle of finance, and a still sounder principle of government, that those who have the duty of expending the revenue of a country should also be saddled with the responsibility of levying and providing it. – Wilfrid Laurier

96405. Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority in this House and in the country, were to organise as a political party, they would compel the majority to organise as a political party, and the result must be disastrous to themselves. – Wilfrid Laurier

96406. Let them look to the past, but let them also look to the future; let them look to the land of their ancestors, but let them look also to the land of their children. – Wilfrid Laurier

96407. The Divinity could be invoked as well in the English language as in the French. – Wilfrid Laurier

96408. I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England, to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them. – Wilfrid Laurier

96409. This country must be governed, and can be governed, simply on questions of policy and administration and the French Canadians who have had any part in this movement have never had any other intention but to organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other. – Wilfrid Laurier

96410. The ultimate umpire of all things in life is Fact. – Agnes C. Laut

96411. One thing I have learned in my time in politics is that if one of the parties is shameless, the other party cannot afford to be spineless. – Frank Lautenberg

96412. The President should spend his time going after the terrorists rather than sharing sensitive counter terrorism information with countries that sponsor terrorism. – Frank Lautenberg

96413. Should those whose actions lead to the death or injury of a child get a free pass? – Frank Lautenberg

96414. People at .08 are too impaired to drive. Studies show that at .08, the ability to perform critical driving functions is decreased by as much as 60 percent. – Frank Lautenberg

96415. Municipal networks expand economic opportunities. We’ve got to open new doors, not slam them shut. – Frank Lautenberg

96416. I say I don’t need a tax cut. It will not do me any more good. I can’t buy more, I can’t eat more, I can’t do more, and I want it distributed among the ordinary people who work every day. – Frank Lautenberg

96417. I had hoped to hear the President tonight tell the Congress and the American people exactly how he plans to tackle some of the important issues facing this country, unfortunately I did not. – Frank Lautenberg

96418. I ask the vice president to stop dodging the issue with legalese, and acknowledge his continued ties with Halliburton to the American people. – Frank Lautenberg

96419. Anybody who has ever been in business, anybody who has ever paid bills, anybody who has ever lived in a serious adult life knows that indebtedness is a killer. – Frank Lautenberg

96420. I got the famous Oprah hug! – Taylor Lautner

96421. You show up in Paris, and on the drive from the airport to the hotel you’re like, ‘This is so cool! I want to see something! I want to go to the Eiffel Tower!’ And then you leave the next morning. You think, Oh, I didn’t get to do anything. I tell people: I’ve been just about everywhere, but I’ve seen nothing. – Taylor Lautner

96422. There’s some things you just have to live with. Like twelve cars camping outside your house, and when you wake up in the morning, they’re going to follow you wherever you go. It helps that I live in Valencia. It eliminates some. But they’re still here. – Taylor Lautner

96423. The thing I love is that my home life hasn’t changed. I still help out with the garbage. I still help out with the lawn. – Taylor Lautner

96424. The day I finished ‘Twilight’, I came home and started bulking up. For ‘New Moon’, I’m 30 pounds heavier than I was in Twilight. – Taylor Lautner

96425. The coolest thing about the series is that we stay very true to the books; it would be silly for us not to, because the books are exactly what the fans want to see. There’s an action side to it, which I love, and there are werewolves now. There aren’t just vampires. There’s a wolf pack. – Taylor Lautner

96426. The actual getting into the gym and working out process was easier, but the eating was harder. I had to eat every two hours. At one point, my trainer said, ‘Put anything in your mouth. Go to McDonald’s, get the biggest shake possible. I just need to get calories in you.’ Because my body fat at the time was only, like, 7.5%. – Taylor Lautner

96427. If I start thinking, ‘Is this movie going to open? Is this movie going to do well?’ I’m not focusing on the job. The job is to make a good movie. – Taylor Lautner

96428. I love action films. I’d love to do an action drama. I’m always looking to give my character something action-oriented to do. – Taylor Lautner

96429. At one point I had to shove as much food in my body as possible to pack on calories. My trainer wanted me to do six meals a day and not go two hours without eating. If I would cheat on eating one day, I could tell – I’d drop a few pounds. – Taylor Lautner

96430. I was in the gym five days a week, two hours a day. At one point, I was going seven days straight. I had put on a lot of weight, and then I started losing it drastically, so I was worried. It turned out I was overworking myself. My trainer told me that I couldn’t break a sweat, because I was burning more calories than I was putting on. – Taylor Lautner

96431. Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense! – Comte de Lautreamont

96432. Poetry must be made by all and not by one. – Comte de Lautreamont

96433. I will leave no memoirs. – Comte de Lautreamont

96434. Naturally I drew register a little exaggerated, in order to create something new in the sense of a sublime literature that sings of despair only in order to oppress the reader, and make him desire the good as the remedy. – Comte de Lautreamont

96435. Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt… doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness. – Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

96436. Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction. – Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

96437. Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties. – Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

96438. The great universal family of men is a utopia worthy of the most mediocre logic. – Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

96439. Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride; that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself; for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn? – Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

96440. When I write down my thoughts, they do not escape me. This action makes me remember my strength which I forget at all times. I educate myself proportionately to my captured thought. I aim only to distinguish the contradiction between my mind and nothingness. – Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

96441. It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good. – Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

96442. I was so angry to realize I’m a Quebecois, with no past, no history, just two cans of maple syrup. – Jean Claude Lauzon

96443. It is in order that France may find her place in the new Europe that you will respond to my appeal. – Pierre Laval

96444. It is neither the statesman nor the friend who is asking your help and assistance, but simply the man. – Pierre Laval

96445. Workers of France, it is for the freedom of the prisoners that you will go to work in Germany! It is for our country that you will go in large numbers! – Pierre Laval

96446. In the event of a victory over Germany by Soviet Russia and England, Bolshevism in Europe would inevitably follow. Under these circumstances I would prefer to see Germany win the war. – Pierre Laval

96447. I feel that an understanding could be reached with Germany which would result in a lasting peace with Europe and believe that a German victory is preferable to a British and Soviet victory. – Pierre Laval

96448. We have given most of Europe to Hitler. Let us try to hold on to what we have got left. – Pierre Laval

96449. I defy anyone – and I have said this to the Germans – to build a solid, articulated, and viable Europe without France’s consent. – Pierre Laval

96450. I am a peasant from the Auvergne. I want to keep my farm, and I want to keep France. Nothing else matters now. – Pierre Laval

96451. France cannot be destroyed. She is an old country who, despite her misfortunes, has, and always will have, thanks to her past, a tremendous prestige in the world, whatever the fate inflicted upon her. – Pierre Laval

96452. But the same intelligence compels Germany to practise the same policy. – Pierre Laval

96453. I want to tell you that I think this war is a great mistake. – Pierre Laval

96454. Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96455. You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96456. You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are all good, and whose enemies are decidedly bad. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96457. You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing; to him alone who can bear a thing of that kind, you may tell all. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96458. Intuition is the clear conception of the whole at once. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96459. He, who cannot forgive a trespass of malice to his enemy, has never yet tasted the most sublime enjoyment of love. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96460. There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96461. Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96462. What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96463. Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96464. Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96465. Conscience is the sentinel of virtue. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96466. Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He only who acts conscientiously toward himself, will act so toward others. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96467. Don’t speak evil of someone if you don’t know for certain, and if you do know ask yourself, why am I telling it? – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96468. Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart? – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96469. He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96470. Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and mistrust even more the person who is indifferent to everything. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96471. He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96472. Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96473. Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96474. I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96475. If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96476. The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise; the hero sees both; diminishes the former and makes the latter preponderate, and so conquers. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96477. Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96478. The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96479. If you see one cold and vehement at the same time, set him down for a fanatic. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96480. The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96481. Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96482. The public seldom forgive twice. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

96483. At the dawn of the 19th century, the country was awakening to its enormous scope and variety. – David Lavender

96484. The time your game is most vulnerable is when you’re ahead; never let up. – Rod Laver

96485. The next point – that’s all you must think about. – Rod Laver

96486. There’s a lot of ingredients go into being a good tennis player. – Rod Laver

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96487. When you have the opportunity, you strike. – Rod Laver

96488. When you’ve got your man down, rub him out. – Rod Laver

96489. Life is like a roller coaster, live it, be happy, enjoy life. – Avril Lavigne

96490. To understand me, you have to meet me and be around me. And then only if I’m in a good mood – don’t meet me in a bad mood. – Avril Lavigne

96491. People are like, ‘Well, she doesn’t know the Sex Pistols.’ Why would I know that stuff? Look how young I am. That stuff’s old, right? – Avril Lavigne

96492. I’m the kind of person who always likes to be doing something. – Avril Lavigne

96493. I was eating bad stuff. Lots of sugar and carbs, junk food all the time. It makes you very irritated. – Avril Lavigne

96494. I liked being a minor because you can’t get into trouble. Now I just have to try and behave myself. – Avril Lavigne

96495. I don’t believe war is a way to solve problems. I think it’s wrong. I don’t have respect for the people that made the decisions to go on with war. I don’t have that much respect for Bush. He’s about war, I’m not about war – a lot of people aren’t about war. – Avril Lavigne

96496. I created Punk for this day and age. Do you see Britney walking around wearing ties and singing punk? Hell no. That’s what I do. I’m like a Sid Vicious for a new generation. – Avril Lavigne

96497. I was probably the one who tattled on the class clown. To get in good with the teachers. – Christine Lavin

96498. At the concert I’m going to crown the best looking man, Mr. Tampa. Bald men definitely have an edge. – Christine Lavin

96499. It is setting goals and trying to be a business person, but at the same time not losing sight of who you are writing songs for and what your goals are as a songwriter. So believe me, if you think I’ve got it down I don’t it is a constant struggle. – Christine Lavin

96500. I was in a play with Julia Roberts and Paul Newman and Tony Randall. – Christine Lavin

96501. There’s a very fine line between a groove and a rut; a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts. – Christine Lavin

96502. Think it is just a matter of… well look how long it took Shawn Colvin to reach the level that she has. Believe me, that girl has done everything except stand behind the cash register at Tower and take the money. – Christine Lavin

96503. Well I don’t want to talk about myself, that’s so rude and egotistical. – Christine Lavin

96504. I was a very, very serious child… I was valedictorian of my kindergarten and eighth-grade class. – Christine Lavin

96505. Well the way I ended up with my own record is that I did this concert at Wesleyan University. It was just one night and we had no thought of making a record. – Christine Lavin

96506. I’d forget the piece just before I went out to do the concerto, the panic was too great. This was not anything that gave me pleasure. This was fulfilling somebody else’s dream. – Linda Lavin

96507. So I majored in Drama, did all the plays that were possible to do, skated through school in order to be in every production on stage or backstage in whatever capacity and I came to New York looking for work in the summers. – Linda Lavin

96508. Talking about auditions, you never know what anyone else is thinking. – Linda Lavin

96509. The play is one of the very few pieces of great dramatic and comic writing that I have read in a long, long time. I was drawn to it because of the power of the writing, which gives me the actor a chance to explore many facets of myself. – Linda Lavin

96510. The story about me, apocryphal or not, is that I could sing before I spoke. My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was standing in the crib singing God Bless America. – Linda Lavin

96511. We do a lot of shows for young people who have probably never been to the theater before and they are learning about the Holocaust, which unhappily, many of them do not know about. – Linda Lavin

96512. We give you this story. It is for the audience to be moved and gut wrenched, not us. It isn’t as if we don’t go through those real feeling and it isn’t as if I don’t cry three or four times a night. I usually do. – Linda Lavin

96513. Rose was sexy. It was my fantasy about her. She accomplished so much and came from so little in terms of a background that would have prepared her for the world, let alone the world of entertainment. – Linda Lavin

96514. Making a film of a work you’ve played for six weeks gives you intimate knowledge of the character. By the time you go in front of the camera you’ve worked out the behavior and life of a character. – Linda Lavin

96515. I didn’t want to do anything my mother wanted me to do so surely I wasn’t going to sing for her. – Linda Lavin

96516. It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved. – Linda Lavin

96517. Once you have the pattern of life of this person, the choreography, so to speak, you have the canvas that you present eight times a week, not without feeling underneath it, but it’s not as churning as the discovery process was. – Linda Lavin

96518. My mother gave me singing lessons; that was totally painful, because I couldn’t do what she wanted to hear. She used to say: there’s more there, there’s more voice but I just didn’t want to give it to her. – Linda Lavin

96519. The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesn’t mean that God doesn’t love heterosexuals. It’s just that they need more supervision. – Lynn Lavner

96520. The church must be the critic and guide of the state, and never its tool. – Lynn Lavner

96521. A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts. – Antoine Lavoisier

96522. I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed. – Antoine Lavoisier

96523. It is almost possible to predict one or two days in advance, within a rather broad range of probability, what the weather is going to be; it is even thought that it will not be impossible to publish daily forecasts, which would be very useful to soci. – Antoine Lavoisier

96524. It took them only an instant to cut of that head, but it is unlikely that a hundred years will suffice to reproduce a singular one. – Antoine Lavoisier

96525. One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production at a lower price by improving the arts, trades and agriculture and by developing the physical and moral qualities of workers, farmers and craftsmen. – Antoine Lavoisier

96526. Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in motion. – Antoine Lavoisier

96527. Languages are true analytical methods. – Antoine Lavoisier

96528. You don’t have to want to, you just have to do it. – Andrew Law

96529. It was one of those goals that’s invariably a goal. – Denis Law

96530. Who ever wins today will win the championship no matter who wins. – Denis Law

96531. I’m not called Jude Law, I have three names; I’m called ‘Hunk Jude Law’ or ‘Heartthrob Jude Law’. In England anyway, that’s my full name. That’s the cheap language that’s thrown around, that sums you up in one little bracket. It doesn’t look at your life. But if one looks beyond, there is actually a little bit more. – Jude Law

96532. Face it, I didn’t become famous until I took my clothes off. – Jude Law

96533. I don’t want to do anything that I’m not passionate about. – Jude Law

96534. I honestly have no interest in celebrity whatsoever. If anything, I always cringe at it because it takes away from what I am, which is an actor who wants to be better and do better things. – Jude Law

96535. I suppose I’m intrigued with the bad traits of society, because I’m a part of society, and the bad traits pose the dangerous questions for our future. – Jude Law

96536. I think it’s a bigger risk following a part that plays up your looks than it is to try and carve out a career as an actor. – Jude Law

96537. I would never know how to sell myself as a sex symbol. That’s not how I’m programmed. – Jude Law

96538. I’m kind of ashamed to be a celebrity. I don’t understand wanting to read about other people’s dirty laundry. I think celebrity is the biggest red herring society has ever pulled on itself. – Jude Law

96539. I’m incredibly boring; I had a very happy childhood. I never starved, nor did I have a silver spoon in my mouth. I’m one of those terribly middle-of-the-road, British middle class, South London gents. – Jude Law

96540. There’s no regret. You can’t regret. I mean, I’ve felt regret but I’ve also refused to allow regret to sow a seed and live in me because I don’t believe it. You feel it, it’s like guilt, it’s like jealousy, it’s like all those horrible things. You’ve just got to snip them and get them out, because they’re no good. – Jude Law

96541. You heard it from the heart, you saw it in their eyes. Then I got used to the fact that I couldn’t feel my fingers and my feet. That for me was the essence of the battle. – Jude Law

96542. You can’t spend your life apologizing. – Jude Law

96543. When you suddenly appear on the scene and you are the new face, everything centers on you. I experienced this in my mid-20s and I found it rather hard. – Jude Law

96544. I’m happiest at home hanging out with the kids… Having a family has been my saving grace because I don’t work back to back on anything or I’d drive myself to an early grave with guilt and worry for my family, whom I’d never see. – Jude Law

96545. We all have times when we go home at night and pull out our hair and feel misunderstood and lonely and like we’re falling. I think the brain is such that there is always going to be something missing. – Jude Law

96546. I’m not Tom Cruise. Very few British actors are. If you look at the body of work I’ve done it’s pretty obvious I’m not going to make a ‘Mission: Impossible.’ – Jude Law

96547. The only film I ever made for money was something called ‘Music From Another Room’, which I really didn’t like. – Jude Law

96548. Success, and even life itself, wouldn’t be worth anything if I didn’t have my wife and children by my side. They mean everything to me. – Jude Law

96549. Personally speaking there’s only so long you can go from film to film to film. There’s an inspiration an actor gets from the stage. – Jude Law

96550. I’m only wanted by directors for the image I give off, and it makes me angry. I always wanted to be an actor and not a beauty pageant winner. – Jude Law

96551. My goal was always to be recognized as a good actor but no one was interested in that, simply because society just wants to warm towards your appearance. This is the great blemish of society. – Jude Law

96552. London is my home… I know what’s right and wrong here, and it’s nice to have somewhere familiar to go back to. – Jude Law

96553. In a way it was like washing your laundry in public and, yep, there you go, you’ve seen my underwear. And now I feel like there’s nothing left, you’ve seen it all and I can get on. – Jude Law

96554. If I have a look around at the moment I feel great relief because finally others are entering the limelight. Men like Robert Pattinson must now play the Adonis. For me it was always a restraint, a restriction. – Jude Law

96555. When you step back and watch people, you realize that we use every single body part. Movement, dance – I find it genius because it’s ultimate expression, really. – Jude Law

96556. I’ve always thought Prince Charming in ‘Cinderella’ was the most boring role; I’d rather be the Wicked Witch. – Jude Law

96557. My only obligation is to keep myself and other people guessing. – Jude Law

96558. Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. – Vernon Law

96559. Some people are so busy learning the tricks of the trade that they never learn the trade. – Vernon Law

96560. Hell is nothing else but nature departed or excluded from the beam of divine light. – William Law

96561. Nothing hath separated us from God but our own will, or rather our own will is our separation from God. – William Law

96562. What can you conceive more silly and extravagant than to suppose a man racking his brains, and studying night and day how to fly? – William Law

96563. We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts, for it is impossible to live one way and pray another. – William Law

96564. What could begin to deny self, if there were not something in man different from self? – William Law

96565. This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God. – William Law

96566. Self is the root, the tree, and the branches of all the evils of our fallen state. – William Law

96567. Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life, or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life. – William Law

96568. Be intent upon the perfection of the present day. – William Law

96569. No education can be of true advantage to young women but that which trains them up in humble industry, in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress. – William Law

96570. Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation of our souls from worldly tempers, vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares. – William Law

96571. Faith is not a notion, but a real strong essential hunger, an attracting or magnetic desire of Christ, which as it proceeds from a seed of the divine nature in us, so it attracts and unites with its like. – William Law

96572. God seeth different abilities and frailties of men, which may move His goodness to be merciful to their different improvements in virtue. – William Law

96573. He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest secret of a holy and happy life. – William Law

96574. Ask what Time is, it is nothing else but something of eternal duration become finite, measurable and transitory. – William Law

96575. Humility is nothing else but a right judgment of ourselves. – William Law

96576. Be intent on the perfection of the present day. – William Law

96577. If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead. – William Law

96578. All people desire what they believe will make them happy. If a person is not full of desire for God, we can only conclude that he is engaged with another happiness. – William Law

96579. Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love. – William Law

96580. Love and pity and wish well to every soul in the world; dwell in love, and then you dwell in God. – William Law

96581. I don’t know of any wrestler who hasn’t, at one time or another, been with a fan. One time I met a woman at a match in Tennessee, and afterward we went to a little roadside motel. We checked in, went to the room, and enjoyed each other for an hour or so. – Jerry Lawler

96582. Certainly it’s a business and you’ve got to have a salesman, but in my mind, when you’ve got two guys doing the same thing, you don’t need one of them. – Jerry Lawler

96583. But if I’ve heard this saying once, I’ve heard it a thousand times- everything happens for a reason. And possibly it does. I just haven’t found the reason that this all happened yet. – Jerry Lawler

96584. Australia was great. I would advise anybody to go there. In fact, if you couldn’t live here, Australia would be the place to live. It’s the most Americanized country that I’ve ever seen in the world. – Jerry Lawler

96585. I don’t think it’s blowing my own horn to say the show is not as good. There was chemistry there that took years and years to build and now that’s gone. The commentary is lacking. – Jerry Lawler

96586. As they say, anything can happen in the World Wrestling Federation. – Jerry Lawler

96587. We just did a show in Providence, Rhode Island, and we got three puppy shots before we even got on the air, which was great. Although sometimes you get flashed by some puppies that you’d rather not see. They’re more like mongrels. – Jerry Lawler

96588. When I’m in bed with a woman, my favorite move is a wrestling hold called the lip lock. – Jerry Lawler

96589. OSHA had come in and looked at the channel 5 studios and it sort of had something to do with wrestling, but they found that there were some safety concerns that had to be addressed. – Jerry Lawler

96590. Of course, the whole Andy Kaufman angle was classic. I’m real proud of that. I mean that is something people are still talking about 20 years later, making movies about and that sort of thing. I mean not a day goes by that someone doesn’t mention Andy Kaufman to me. – Jerry Lawler

96591. Judging from what looks like the popularity of this classic wrestling show is that the people like what they have grown to know and love here in Memphis. – Jerry Lawler

96592. It’s almost like while you are working for the WWF everything is fine and good, but if you are no longer employed by them they want you to just drop off the face of the earth and it’s like you never existed. – Jerry Lawler

96593. In this day and time, with no competition you are really walking a tightrope. I mean you may think that no competition is good, but in reality no competition is really bad. – Jerry Lawler

96594. I’ve seen a lot of real out-of-line attitudes since I have been in the WWF and those people are still there or are getting a second or third chance or something like that. – Jerry Lawler

96595. I’ve been here for nine years, and over that time, these people have become like my family. – Jerry Lawler

96596. I’m an artist and I can draw very well. I’m amazed that everybody can’t draw well because I can do it so effortlessly. – Jerry Lawler

96597. I don’t think that McMahon thinks very much about the fact that J.R and I have been successful. I don’t think that McMahon thinks the wrestling announcers really have that much to contribute the show. – Jerry Lawler

96598. We’ve finally told the world that this is sports entertainment, and I think one of the best forms of entertainment is anything that’s fun or funny, something that you really enjoy watching or listening to. – Jerry Lawler

96599. We live at the edge of the world, so we live on the edge. Kiwis will always sacrifice money and security for adventure and challenge. – Lucy Lawless

96600. I am waiting for a sign that will indicate to me what meaning I must give to my life, but right now my existence is satisfactory. – Lucy Lawless

96601. Treat everyone the same until you find out they’re an idiot. – Lucy Lawless

96602. We will separate, but we will not quarrel. – Amos A. Lawrence

96603. I have attended to your request about the armistice. – Amos Adams Lawrence

96604. After mature consideration it was unanimously agreed, that, to prevent as much as possible their attempting to return and molest the settlers that may be set down on their lands, a sufficient number of vessels should be hired with all possible expedition for that purpose. – Charles Lawrence

96605. I shall support the law, for the law gentlemen, is the firm and solid basis of civil society, the guardian of liberty, the protection of the innocent, the terror of the guilty, and the scourge of the wicked. – Charles Lawrence

96606. Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken. – David Herbert Lawrence

96607. A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one’s religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification. – David Herbert Lawrence

96608. Consciousness is an end in itself. We torture ourselves getting somewhere, and when we get there it is nowhere, for there is nowhere to get to. – David Herbert Lawrence

96609. California is a queer place in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void Pacific. It is absolutely selfish, very empty, but not false, and at least, not full of false effort. – David Herbert Lawrence

96610. But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions. – David Herbert Lawrence

96611. Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot. – David Herbert Lawrence

96612. Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts. – David Herbert Lawrence

96613. All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true. – David Herbert Lawrence

96614. All that we know is nothing, we are merely crammed wastepaper baskets, unless we are in touch with that which laughs at all our knowing. – David Herbert Lawrence

96615. Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description. – David Herbert Lawrence

96616. The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind. – David Herbert Lawrence

96617. Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion. – David Herbert Lawrence

96618. It’s bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral. – David Herbert Lawrence

96619. Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can’t invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes. – David Herbert Lawrence

96620. Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved. – David Herbert Lawrence

96621. Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep. – David Herbert Lawrence

96622. Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent. – David Herbert Lawrence

96623. Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration. – David Herbert Lawrence

96624. Men always do leave off really thinking, when the last bit of wild animal dies in them. – David Herbert Lawrence

96625. Men and women should stay apart, till their hearts grow gentle towards one another again. – David Herbert Lawrence

96626. Men are freest when they are most unconscious of freedom. The shout is a rattling of chains, always was. – David Herbert Lawrence

96627. Men! The only animal in the world to fear. – David Herbert Lawrence

96628. Money is our madness, our vast collective madness. – David Herbert Lawrence

96629. My God, these folks don’t know how to love – that’s why they love so easily. – David Herbert Lawrence

96630. My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle. – David Herbert Lawrence

96631. My whole working philosophy is that the only stable happiness for mankind is that it shall live married in blessed union to woman-kind – intimacy, physical and psychical between a man and his wife. I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect. – David Herbert Lawrence

96632. It is so much more difficult to live with one’s body than with one’s soul. One’s body is so much more exacting: what it won’t have it won’t have, and nothing can make bitter into sweet. – David Herbert Lawrence

96633. I like to write when I feel spiteful. It is like having a good sneeze. – David Herbert Lawrence

96634. God doesn’t know things. He is things. – David Herbert Lawrence

96635. God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything. – David Herbert Lawrence

96636. God is only a great imaginative experience. – David Herbert Lawrence

96637. Having achieved and accomplished love… man… has become himself, his tale is told. – David Herbert Lawrence

96638. How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression. – David Herbert Lawrence

96639. I am in love – and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life. – David Herbert Lawrence

96640. I believe that a man is converted when first he hears the low, vast murmur of life, of human life, troubling his hitherto unconscious self. – David Herbert Lawrence

96641. I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams. – David Herbert Lawrence

96642. I can’t bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd. – David Herbert Lawrence

96643. I can’t do with mountains at close quarters – they are always in the way, and they are so stupid, never moving and never doing anything but obtrude themselves. – David Herbert Lawrence

96644. I cannot cure myself of that most woeful of youth’s follies – thinking that those who care about us will care for the things that mean much to us. – David Herbert Lawrence

96645. Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror. – David Herbert Lawrence

96646. I hold that the parentheses are by far the most important parts of a non-business letter. – David Herbert Lawrence

96647. For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive. – David Herbert Lawrence

96648. I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself. – David Herbert Lawrence

96649. Europe’s the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster. – David Herbert Lawrence

96650. I shall always be a priest of love. – David Herbert Lawrence

96651. Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar. – David Herbert Lawrence

96652. I shall be glad when you have strangled the invincible respectability that dogs your steps. – David Herbert Lawrence

96653. I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets. – David Herbert Lawrence

96654. If a woman hasn’t got a tiny streak of harlot in her, she’s a dry stick as a rule. – David Herbert Lawrence

96655. In every living thing there is the desire for love. – David Herbert Lawrence

96656. It is a fine thing to establish one’s own religion in one’s heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing. – David Herbert Lawrence

96657. Don’t be on the side of the angels, it’s too lowering. – David Herbert Lawrence

96658. It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance. – David Herbert Lawrence

96659. Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks. – David Herbert Lawrence

96660. I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment. – David Herbert Lawrence

96661. The war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters – not to talk in armies and nations and numbers – but to track it home. – David Herbert Lawrence

96662. The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting, even in death. – David Herbert Lawrence

96663. The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread. – David Herbert Lawrence

96664. The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept. – David Herbert Lawrence

96665. Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it. – David Herbert Lawrence

96666. The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else. – David Herbert Lawrence

96667. The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection. – David Herbert Lawrence

96668. The one woman who never gives herself is your free woman, who is always giving herself. – David Herbert Lawrence

96669. The only history is a mere question of one’s struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations, and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander, to do. – David Herbert Lawrence

96670. The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just. – David Herbert Lawrence

96671. The proper study of mankind is man in his relation to his deity. – David Herbert Lawrence

96672. The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually much more indecent and dangerous than a good smack. – David Herbert Lawrence

96673. The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens. – David Herbert Lawrence

96674. The true artist doesn’t substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one. – David Herbert Lawrence

96675. The Moon! Artemis! the great goddess of the splendid past of men! Are you going to tell me she is a dead lump? – David Herbert Lawrence

96676. The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up. – David Herbert Lawrence

96677. There is no such thing as liberty. You only change one sort of domination for another. All we can do is to choose our master. – David Herbert Lawrence

96678. There is only one thing that a man really wants to do, all his life; and that is, to find his way to his God, his Morning Star, salute his fellow man, and enjoy the woman who has come the long way with him. – David Herbert Lawrence

96679. There’s always the hyena of morality at the garden gate, and the real wolf at the end of the street. – David Herbert Lawrence

96680. They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates. – David Herbert Lawrence

96681. This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten. – David Herbert Lawrence

96682. Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life. – David Herbert Lawrence

96683. Tragedy is like strong acid – it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth. – David Herbert Lawrence

96684. We have to hate our immediate predecessors to get free of their authority. – David Herbert Lawrence

96685. When one jumps over the edge, one is bound to land somewhere. – David Herbert Lawrence

96686. You don’t want to love – your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren’t positive, you’re negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you’ve got a shortage somewhere. – David Herbert Lawrence

96687. The soul is a very perfect judge of her own motions, if your mind doesn’t dictate to her. – David Herbert Lawrence

96688. One sheds one’s sicknesses in books – repeats and presents again one’s emotions, to be master of them. – David Herbert Lawrence

96689. Nothing that comes from the deep, passional soul is bad, or can be bad. – David Herbert Lawrence

96690. Oh literature, oh the glorious Art, how it preys upon the marrow in our bones. It scoops the stuffing out of us, and chucks us aside. Alas! – David Herbert Lawrence

96691. Oh the innocent girl in her maiden teens knows perfectly well what everything means. – David Herbert Lawrence

96692. One can no longer live with people: it is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease. – David Herbert Lawrence

96693. One could laugh at the world better if it didn’t mix tender kindliness with its brutality. – David Herbert Lawrence

96694. The novel is the highest form of human expression so far attained. Why? Because it is so incapable of the absolute. – David Herbert Lawrence

96695. One never can know the whys and the wherefores of one’s passional changes. – David Herbert Lawrence

96696. The great mass of humanity should never learn to read or write. – David Herbert Lawrence

96697. Only in a novel are all things given full play. – David Herbert Lawrence

96698. Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little. – David Herbert Lawrence

96699. Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically. – David Herbert Lawrence

96700. People always make war when they say they love peace. – David Herbert Lawrence

96701. The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure. – David Herbert Lawrence

96702. One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it… and the journey is always towards the other soul. – David Herbert Lawrence

96703. The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action. – David Herbert Lawrence

96704. Pornography is the attempt to insult sex, to do dirt on it. – David Herbert Lawrence

96705. The day of the absolute is over, and we’re in for the strange gods once more. – David Herbert Lawrence

96706. The Christian fear of the pagan outlook has damaged the whole consciousness of man. – David Herbert Lawrence

96707. The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment. – David Herbert Lawrence

96708. So long as you don’t feel life’s paltry and a miserable business, the rest doesn’t matter, happiness or unhappiness. – David Herbert Lawrence

96709. Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art – or almost the only stuff. – David Herbert Lawrence

96710. Sex and beauty are inseparable, like life and consciousness. And the intelligence which goes with sex and beauty, and arises out of sex and beauty, is intuition. – David Herbert Lawrence

96711. Sentimentalism is the working off on yourself of feelings you haven’t really got. – David Herbert Lawrence

96712. Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer. – David Herbert Lawrence

96713. Psychoanalysis is out, under a therapeutic disguise, to do away entirely with the moral faculty in man. – David Herbert Lawrence

96714. The American grips himself, at the very sources of his consciousness, in a grip of care: and then, to so much of the rest of life, is indifferent. Whereas, the European hasn’t got so much care in him, so he cares much more for life and living. – David Herbert Lawrence

96715. From the beginning of the Radiation Laboratory, I have had the rare good fortune of being in the center of a group of men of high ability, enthusiastic and completely devoted to scientific pursuits. – Ernest Lawrence

96716. The day when the scientist, no matter how devoted, may make significant progress alone and without material help is past. This fact is most self-evident in our work. – Ernest Lawrence

96717. No individual is alone responsible for a single stepping stone along the path of progress, and where the path is smooth progress is most rapid. – Ernest Lawrence

96718. Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant when we will be in the midst of this next adventure. – Ernest Lawrence

96719. Instead of an attic with a few test tubes, bits of wire and odds and ends, the attack on the atomic nucleus has required the development and construction of great instruments on an engineering scale. – Ernest Lawrence

96720. Certainly, it may bring to light such a deeper knowledge of the structure of matter as to constitute a veritable discontinuity in the progress of science. – Ernest Lawrence

96721. I have suggested that scientific progress requires a favorable environment. – Ernest Lawrence

96722. For it goes without saying that this great recognition at this time will aid tremendously our efforts to find the necessarily large funds for the next voyage of exploration farther into the depths of the atom. – Ernest Lawrence

96723. In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering. – Ernest Lawrence

96724. Of course in war all madnesses come out in a man, that is the fault of war not of a man or a nation. – Frieda Lawrence

96725. When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it. – Jacob Lawrence

96726. As hard as it is and as tired as I am, I force myself to get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends, or have a sleepover. Otherwise my life is just work. – Jennifer Lawrence

96727. Anytime you’re away from your home filming, it messes with your head. – Jennifer Lawrence

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96728. And when I’m on set, I’m just thinking about the script and of working. I think I’ve stayed focused on the work so much that I haven’t really noticed my life start to change except for I’ve gotten busier. – Jennifer Lawrence

96729. Teenagers only have to focus on themselves – its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist. – Jennifer Lawrence

96730. I wanted to be a doctor when I was little, so I’m okay with blood and guts. – Jennifer Lawrence

96731. I want to play a character I’ve never been before-a crazy serial killer like Charlize Theron in Monster. I’d love to have to shave my head. – Jennifer Lawrence

96732. I went through a wood-chopping phase when I was nine or 10. – Jennifer Lawrence

96733. I’ve done archery for about six weeks, and rock climbing, tree climbing – and combat, running and vaulting. But also yoga and things like that, to stay catlike! – Jennifer Lawrence

96734. It was like pulling teeth trying to get me to L.A. I hated it for so long, but now I’ve got this great life here. – Jennifer Lawrence

96735. Nothing’s sacred anymore. Those girls and I got so close. They were painting me naked every day for months. It was kind of like going to a really bizarre sleepover. It’s what you guys imagine we do: One naked girl and seven pairs of hands all over her. – Jennifer Lawrence

96736. The internet to me is kind of like a black hole, and I never really go on it. – Jennifer Lawrence

96737. When you don’t have anybody to take care of you, then you could go both ways: You could do whatever you want, or you could take charge and be your own parent. – Jennifer Lawrence

96738. I just kind of opened up and said, ‘I feel like a rag doll. I have hair and makeup people coming to my house every day and putting me in new, uncomfortable, weird dresses and expensive shoes, and I just shut down and raise my arms up for them to get the dress on, and pout my lips when they need to put the lipstick on.’ – Jennifer Lawrence

96739. My cousin cleaned out a shotgun for me and let me carry it around the house, because he said, ‘Anybody who knows anything about guns is going to know in a second if someone has held a gun before.’ I didn’t want to be that person. I wanted to be practiced. – Jennifer Lawrence

96740. But really, for the most part – doing a prequel is great because you do have room to kind of free this character and how they got to where they are instead of being a slave to exactly what the previous actor did. – Jennifer Lawrence

96741. Did I feel naked being naked? Yeah. Totally. – Jennifer Lawrence

96742. Even as far back as when I started acting at 14, I know I’ve never considered failure. – Jennifer Lawrence

96743. For ‘X-Men’ I was lifting a lot of weights. I actually lost a lot of mass when I quit “X-Men” because I was working out so much and very muscular and strong. – Jennifer Lawrence

96744. I couldn’t be happier about being a part of ‘Hunger Games’ and to play Katniss. I have a huge responsibility to the fans of this incredible book and I don’t take it lightly. I will give everything I have to these movies and to this role to make it worthy of Suzanne Collins’ masterpiece. – Jennifer Lawrence

96745. I don’t know if this is why everything has worked so well and I’m not sure I’d recommend this kind of thinking to anyone else, but I’ve always known I’d be successful in acting. I have certainly worked for it. – Jennifer Lawrence

96746. I grew up in Kentucky, but I did not grow up like that. I had heat, and I didn’t have to shoot my dinner or anything. – Jennifer Lawrence

96747. I had to learn how to chop wood actually – I don’t think my dad would have let me go chop wood in the backyard growing up. – Jennifer Lawrence

96748. Our only competition in the theater is boredom, because if I’m bored with a play, if I’m revolted by a play on stage, with the Broadway prices, especially today, I’m going to walk out and not come back and pay that price again. – Jerome Lawrence

96749. You must not demand the failure of your peers, because the more good things that are around in film, in television, in theater – why the better it is for all of us. – Jerome Lawrence

96750. The whole point of writing is to have something in your gut or in your soul or in your mind that’s burning to be written. – Jerome Lawrence

96751. The man who has everything figured out is probably a fool. – Jerome Lawrence

96752. The aftermath of the war is what inspired us to write many of our plays. The whole reason for our writing Inherit the Wind was that we were appalled at the blacklisting. We were appalled at thought control. – Jerome Lawrence

96753. All experience helps when you write. – Jerome Lawrence

96754. It’s always such a joy that you wake up in the morning and there’s work to do. – Jerome Lawrence

96755. In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn’t sing. It’s an intellectual play. – Jerome Lawrence

96756. If you’re going to make a musical, don’t cartoon it from the play. Make it better than the play. Have a reason for making it sing. – Jerome Lawrence

96757. I think enthusiasm is the answer to passionate writing. – Jerome Lawrence

96758. A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent. – Jerome Lawrence

96759. A play is a passion. – Jerome Lawrence

96760. I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do. – Martin Lawrence

96761. I don’t want to sound facetious, but humour is the key to the soul. You know what I mean? – Martin Lawrence

96762. If somebody pisses me off and I understand it ain’t personal then I’ll go to another place and I’ll meditate. – Martin Lawrence

96763. Hollywood is fickle; your career can end pretty fast. If the acting jobs dry up, you have to have something to fall back on. In fact, that would be my advice to kids interested in acting – make sure you get an education too. – Matthew Lawrence

96764. I’ll take anything and slap it on a canvas. – Matthew Lawrence

96765. Don’t do anything to anyone, and people will not make trouble for you. – Stephen Lawrence

96766. Santa was a fake. – Stephen Lawrence

96767. Men have looked upon the desert as barren land, the free holding of whoever chose; but in fact each hill and valley in it had a man who was its acknowledged owner and would quickly assert the right of his family or clan to it, against aggression. – T. E. Lawrence

96768. To me an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin. – T. E. Lawrence

96769. To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one’s tail. – T. E. Lawrence

96770. This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought. – T. E. Lawrence

96771. The printing press is the greatest weapon in the armoury of the modern commander. – T. E. Lawrence

96772. The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor. – T. E. Lawrence

96773. The Beduin could not look for God within him: he was too sure that he was within God. – T. E. Lawrence

96774. Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals. – T. E. Lawrence

96775. It seemed that rebellion must have an unassailable base, something guarded not merely from attack, but from the fear of it: such a base as we had in the Red Sea Parts, the desert, or in the minds of the men we converted to our creed. – T. E. Lawrence

96776. Isn’t it true that the fault of birth rests somewhat on the child? I believe it’s we who led our parents on to bear us, and it’s our unborn children who make our flesh itch. – T. E. Lawrence

96777. I’ve been & am absurdly over-estimated. There are no supermen & I’m quite ordinary, & will say so whatever the artistic results. In that point I’m one of the few people who tell the truth about myself. – T. E. Lawrence

96778. All the revision in the world will not save a bad first draft: for the architecture of the thing comes, or fails to come, in the first conception, and revision only affects the detail and ornament, alas! – T. E. Lawrence

96779. All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. – T. E. Lawrence

96780. Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances. For years we lived anyhow with one another in the naked desert, under the indifferent heaven. – T. E. Lawrence

96781. That’s my opportunity to hide behind that old lady and say what I want to say. – Vicki Lawrence

96782. The fun part for me is to just really push that envelope. – Vicki Lawrence

96783. Things have always sort of happened for me. Something else always comes up. – Vicki Lawrence

96784. The longer the game went on, you got the feeling that neither side really wanted to lose. – Mark Lawrenson

96785. My feeling is unless they’ve somebody lined up and they are convinced he is going to be better than Brian, I think their decision has been made in haste. – Mark Lawrenson

96786. Arguably, Blackburn have got the best forward line in the Premiership. There’s no denying that. – Mark Lawrenson

96787. Michael Owen isn’t the tallest of lads, but his height more than makes up for that. – Mark Lawrenson

96788. These managers all know their onions and cut their cloth accordingly. – Mark Lawrenson

96789. It’s sometimes easier to defend a one goal lead than a two goal lead. – Mark Lawrenson

96790. If you’re a goalkeeper, it doesn’t matter what you save the ball with – if you keep it out, it’s not a goal. – Mark Lawrenson

96791. If Plan A fails, they could always revert to Plan A. – Mark Lawrenson

96792. He can be as good as he wants to be; that’s how good he can be. – Mark Lawrenson

96793. Figo is as important to England as Beckham is. – Mark Lawrenson

96794. Exeter City’s trip to Old Trafford will be a great day for their fans but that is about it – they won’t get the result they want against Manchester United. – Mark Lawrenson

96795. England are numerically outnumbered in the midfield. – Mark Lawrenson

96796. Bolton are an established team in the Premiership these days and well respected by the other sides. – Mark Lawrenson

96797. To be a great game, one of the teams has to score first. – Mark Lawrenson

96798. There is nothing likely to get you a bigger headline than attacking your own party. – Michael Laws

96799. The Giraffe took the horse’s head and led him along on the most level parts of the road towards the railway station, and two or three chaps went along to help get the sick man into the train. – Henry Lawson

96800. It is a matter of public shame that while we have now commemorated our hundredth anniversary, not one in every ten children attending Public schools throughout the colonies is acquainted with a single historical fact about Australia. – Henry Lawson

96801. Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer. – Henry Lawson

96802. It is quite time that our children were taught a little more about their country, for shame’s sake. – Henry Lawson

96803. It is the same with revolution; so long as the proper spirit is spreading amongst our young men, we are satisfied that it spreads without bombast or parade. – Henry Lawson

96804. Oh, my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways, And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low, I’m at home and at ease on a track that I know not, And restless and lost on a road that I know. – Henry Lawson

96805. We shall never be understood or respected by the English until we carry our individuality to extremes, and by asserting our independence, become of sufficient consequence in their eyes to merit a closer study than they have hitherto accorded us. – Henry Lawson

96806. Who says Australia offers not a home for every poor Englishman, or any other countryman that finds his way to our shores? And what sort of thanks do we get for it? – Henry Lawson

96807. Why on earth do we want closer connection with England? We have little in common with English people except our language. We are fast becoming an entirely different people. – Henry Lawson

96808. And opposite the bench, the dock, divided by a partition, with the women to the left and the men to the right, as it is on the stairs or the block in polite society. – Henry Lawson

96809. The children are taught more of the meanest state in Europe than of the country they are born and bred in, despite the singularity of its characteristics, the interest of its history, the rapidity of its advance, and the stupendous promise of its future. – Henry Lawson

96810. On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England’s account. – Henry Lawson

96811. Their way of Dancing, is nothing but a sort of stamping Motion, much like the treading upon Founders Bellows. – John Lawson

96812. New planted Colonies are generally attended with a Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved Staple and Product of the Country, as well as all the Provisions their Families spend. – John Lawson

96813. The Allegator is the same, as the Crocodile, and differs only in Name. – John Lawson

96814. The Indian Corn, or Maiz, proves the most useful Grain in the World; and had it not been for the Fruitfulness of this Species, it would have proved very difficult to have settled some of the Plantations in America. – John Lawson

96815. The Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men, but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe, and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers. – John Lawson

96816. The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro’ the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life. – John Lawson

96817. The Merchants of Carolina, are fair, frank Traders. – John Lawson

96818. Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians, living very conveniently for that Interest. – John Lawson

96819. We already have a sabbatical system. It’s called opposition, and I’ve had enough of it. – Nigel Lawson

96820. To govern is to choose. To appear to be unable to choose is to appear to be unable to govern. – Nigel Lawson

96821. Anyway, what makes people look youthful is the quality of their skin and I don’t think you can change that. – Nigella Lawson

96822. And, in a funny way, each death is different and you mourn each death differently and each death brings back the death you mourned earlier and you get into a bit of a pile-up. – Nigella Lawson

96823. At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety. – Nigella Lawson

96824. But if you know that something has been really vicious, you don’t read it, you don’t let it into your head. What’s damaging is when sentences go through your head and you burn with the injustice of it. – Nigella Lawson

96825. Cooking is actually quite aggressive and controlling and sometimes, yes, there is an element of force-feeding going on. – Nigella Lawson

96826. Emotion is messy, contradictory… and true. – Nigella Lawson

96827. Gordon Ramsay makes me laugh because he knows that I’m not a chef. – Nigella Lawson

96828. I am not sure about facelifts because I wouldn’t want to be someone who just looks like she’s had a facelift. – Nigella Lawson

96829. I can understand why those primitive desert people think a camera steals their soul. It is unnatural to see yourself from the outside. – Nigella Lawson

96830. I don’t believe in low-fat cooking. – Nigella Lawson

96831. I don’t like conflict. – Nigella Lawson

96832. Also, in a funny way, if you have been happily married there are no unresolved areas, nothing to prove to yourself after the other dies. – Nigella Lawson

96833. It sounds like something on a very trite T-shirt, but life is what happens. – Nigella Lawson

96834. I know the crew so well, so I forget I’m being filmed. It’s like cooking with a friend in the kitchen – you’re talking, as you do, and maybe you’re telling her about this wonderful way to prepare lamb chops – it’s more natural, more honest. – Nigella Lawson

96835. I need to be frightened of things. I hate it, but I must need it, because it’s what I do. – Nigella Lawson

96836. I never have plans for the future as you never know how things will turn out. – Nigella Lawson

96837. I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour. – Nigella Lawson

96838. I think maybe when you live with someone who is really very ill for a long time, it somehow gives you more of a greedy appetite for life and maybe, yes, you are less measured in your behaviour than you would otherwise be. – Nigella Lawson

96839. I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst. – Nigella Lawson

96840. I wasn’t good with authority, went to lots of schools, didn’t like the fact that there was no autonomy. – Nigella Lawson

96841. I’m not someone who’s endlessly patient and wonderful. – Nigella Lawson

96842. In fact I am quite snappy and irritable, and I don’t know if I’d like to make myself worse in that respect. – Nigella Lawson

96843. You need a balance in life between dealing with what’s going on inside and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over. – Nigella Lawson

96844. On the whole, I prefer Christmas as an adult than I did as a child. – Nigella Lawson

96845. People who have fabulous childhoods have this sense that nothing is ever going to be that good again. With me, I have the sense that nothing is going to be that bad. – Nigella Lawson

96846. ‘Statistically, people who have been happily married and then widowed tend to remarry. – Nigella Lawson

96847. The modern world is personal; people want to know intimate things. – Nigella Lawson

96848. Then again, they’re not scripted and I feel it’s virtually impossible to be anything but yourself when you’re in front of the cameras and cooking so there is a measure of truth in what you see. – Nigella Lawson

96849. There is a kind of euphoria of grief, a degree of madness. – Nigella Lawson

96850. There is a vast difference between how things seem from the outside and how they feel on the inside. – Nigella Lawson

96851. There is something wrong about being photographed that has nothing to do with vanity. – Nigella Lawson

96852. You don’t go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be. – Nigella Lawson

96853. In England and America people tend to graze all day long, but I think it’s such a waste to be constantly picking at food because you then can’t enjoy a proper full meal when the time comes. – Nigella Lawson

96854. We don’t break the law. – Kenneth Lay

96855. The last thing I would have ever expected to happen to me in my life would be that, in fact, I would be accused of doing something wrong and maybe even something criminal. – Kenneth Lay

96856. We see ourselves as first helping to open up markets to competition. – Kenneth Lay

96857. I have to take responsibility for anything that happened within its businesses. – Kenneth Lay

96858. I mean, our primary businesses in wholesale pipelines, utilities, retail, were all doing extremely well. – Kenneth Lay

96859. I take full responsibility for what happened at Enron. But saying that, I know in my mind that I did nothing criminal. – Kenneth Lay

96860. I’ve been a strong financial and political supporter of, first, President Bush Sr. when he was running for president, and even when he ran for president a time or two and failed. – Kenneth Lay

96861. In the case of Enron, we balance our positions all the time. – Kenneth Lay

96862. Investors don’t like uncertainty. – Kenneth Lay

96863. I don’t think I’m a criminal, number one. – Kenneth Lay

96864. Our liquidity is fine. As a matter of fact, it’s better than fine. It’s strong. – Kenneth Lay

96865. Every market is in transition. – Kenneth Lay

96866. The problems in California have been that it’s been very difficult to site and build new power plants. – Kenneth Lay

96867. The transmission systems are still regulated. – Kenneth Lay

96868. There are absolutely no problems that had anything to do with Jeff’s departure. – Kenneth Lay

96869. There are no accounting issues, no trading issues, no reserve issues, no previously unknown problem issues. – Kenneth Lay

96870. They can’t do without electricity. They can do with less electricity. – Kenneth Lay

96871. Trillions of dollars every day are being exchanged around the world in all of the financial markets. – Kenneth Lay

96872. We use competitive markets to arrange for delivery of our food supply. – Kenneth Lay

96873. We need someone who is a strong representative of our value system. – Kenneth Lay

96874. Jeff knew full well what he was walking away from. Again, he needed to deal with this right away. – Kenneth Lay

96875. When there’s uncertainty they always think there’s another shoe to fall. There is no other shoe to fall. – Kenneth Lay

96876. Today, there are also buyers and sellers of all these energy commodities, just like there are buyers and sellers of food commodities and many other commodities. – Kenneth Lay

96877. I have faith in the market when we get the rules right. – Kenneth Lay

96878. You’d rather have a surplus versus a shortage in your position. – Kenneth Lay

96879. You’ll have lower prices under deregulation than you will through regulation. – Kenneth Lay

96880. Well, rates would go up whether you deregulate or not, and of course, the rates that are going up right now on the electricity side are still within the regulated framework. – Kenneth Lay

96881. We’ve tried to get as much supply into California as we can. – Kenneth Lay

96882. Am I a fool? I don’t think I’m a fool. But I think I sure was fooled. – Kenneth Lay

96883. Any slots at the senior level, including CEO or other slots, will be filled internally. – Kenneth Lay

96884. But certainly I didn’t know he was doing anything that was criminal. – Kenneth Lay

96885. But I can’t take responsibility for criminal conduct of somebody inside the company. – Kenneth Lay

96886. But indeed a market like California is not good for Enron. – Kenneth Lay

96887. But the most important thing is, Enron did not cause the California crisis. – Kenneth Lay

96888. I am a genius who has written poems that will survive with the best of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Keats. – Irving Layton

96889. Idealist: a cynic in the making. – Irving Layton

96890. In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. – Irving Layton

96891. My neighbor doesn’t want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied. – Irving Layton

96892. We love in another’s soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it; the greater the deposit, the greater the love. – Irving Layton

96893. When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you. – Irving Layton

96894. Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell. They are right to do so. Canada is to the United States what, in Dante’s scheme, Limbo is to Hell. – Irving Layton

96895. Conscience: self-esteem with a halo. – Irving Layton

96896. The responsibility of a minister is to step aside when there is a criminal investigation of the department. That protects the propriety of Parliament and of responsible government. – Jack Layton

96897. Canadians can get Parliament working again. Here’s how to do that: elect more New Democrats. – Jack Layton

96898. The only thing that seems eternal and natural in motherhood is ambivalence. – Jane Lazarre

96899. In politics, familiarity doesn’t breed contempt. It breeds votes. – Paul Lazarsfeld

96900. Until we are all free, we are none of us free. – Emma Lazarus

96901. The particular article ought in my opinion to be treated with absolute contempt. It is too vile to touch. – Emma Lazarus

96902. My own curiosity and interest are insatiable. – Emma Lazarus

96903. Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose language and customs they adopt. – Emma Lazarus

96904. I am perfectly conscious that this contempt and hatred underlies the general tone of the community towards us, and yet when I even remotely hint at the fact that we are not a favorite people I am accused of stirring up strife and setting barriers between the two sects. – Emma Lazarus

96905. I am never going to write for the sake of writing. – Emma Lazarus

96906. Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. – Emma Lazarus

96907. One of the things we worry about when we cut the tax on gasoline is that it basically stimulates additional use. – Edward Lazear

96908. The only way to eliminate the deficit in the long run is through growth. – Edward Lazear

96909. That’s sort of what I like about this character is that he’s not the good guy, he’s not truly the bad guy. – Nicholas Lea

96910. You can be in an acting class all you want, but you don’t fully learn until you get off that stage and in front of a camera. – Nicholas Lea

96911. When you’re doing a series like this, you’re constantly looking for new ways to excite your audience. – Nicholas Lea

96912. When I’m on my deathbed, I’ll hopefully be able to count more friends than parts that I had. – Nicholas Lea

96913. We went to the British Museum, and I was looking up my family in the books – pages and pages on it. – Nicholas Lea

96914. We both have a great loyalty to it, and I think that it’s important to give it our best shot. – Nicholas Lea

96915. I’ve spent so much time the last seven, eight years in Los Angeles, away from my family, away from my friends, away from the city that is my favourite place to be and I just want to come here and have a proper life. – Nicholas Lea

96916. There’s one site where you can buy pictures of me for five bucks a pop. – Nicholas Lea

96917. Supporting characters add depth to a story, and great actors leave their imprint with the audience. – Nicholas Lea

96918. So, I completely and utterly support David and Gillian’s decision to go to Los Angeles, but I think that Vancouver is the perfect location for the show. – Nicholas Lea

96919. It seems there’s a sliding scale between the money they spend on a movie and its creativity. – Nicholas Lea

96920. Two shows at once is crazy, but I love it. – Nicholas Lea

96921. It makes you realise that people are the same wherever you go. – Nicholas Lea

96922. My sister is a nurse and saves people’s lives. – Nicholas Lea

96923. It’s certainly more interesting for me as an actor, but I think it’s also more interesting for the audience to see three-dimensional characters, rather than just a bad guy or a good guy. – Nicholas Lea

96924. It’s not that fun to just play a villain, without any reasoning behind it. – Nicholas Lea

96925. L.A. to me is not really an attractive place. – Nicholas Lea

96926. My goal is to be living back in Canada as soon as I can, hopefully somewhere in the Gulf Islands. – Nicholas Lea

96927. My heritage is English, so I’m proud to be back here. – Nicholas Lea

96928. It changed my life in a lot of ways – before I got that role I was just going from job to job, not really having enough money to be able to do what I wanted to do. – Nicholas Lea

96929. I don’t care what TV show you work on, even a movie for that matter, it’s all about time and money eventually. – Nicholas Lea

96930. I’m trying to do the kind of projects that I want to see in the theatre. – Nicholas Lea

96931. I’m living in L.A. but my heart’s in Vancouver. – Nicholas Lea

96932. I would like to look back on my career and be proud of what I’ve done. – Nicholas Lea

96933. I wanted more in depth ideas about the character and it never came. – Nicholas Lea

96934. I think somebody who speaks the language is going to notice immediately that I’m not Russian. – Nicholas Lea

96935. I think everyone has some fascination with what’s outside our existence. It’s a constant journey to find the truth. – Nicholas Lea

96936. I really enjoy the people. I find them to be better educated and wittier. – Nicholas Lea

96937. And I’ve been lucky in that I haven’t had another job besides acting in the last five years. – Nicholas Lea

96938. I felt that K wasn’t getting a fair shake anyway. – Nicholas Lea

96939. Everything has an end. – Nicholas Lea

96940. Comedy and drama are both challenging to me. – Nicholas Lea

96941. Certainly, when I walk into an audition, a lot of people already know who I am. – Nicholas Lea

96942. At Christmas, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it’s coming. – Nicholas Lea

96943. I just wanted to act. I didn’t want to do anything else. – Nicholas Lea

96944. Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents. – Edmund Leach

96945. Men do not have to cook their food; they do so for symbolic reasons to show they are men and not beasts. – Edmund Leach

96946. The violence in the world comes about because we human beings are forever creating barriers between men who are like us and men who are not like us. – Edmund Leach

96947. Drawing on President Bush’s reform plan, which would allow citizens to transfer part of their Social Security contributions into personal accounts, an alteration of the current system is needed to make necessary change. – James A. Leach

96948. Iraqis have held elections and have recently put together their government, all encouraging developments. – James A. Leach

96949. When I look at Social Security, I consider it the most important social program in the United States, arguably the most successful program in the world. – James A. Leach

96950. It is hard to cement any relations with any country based on promises that may not be deliverable. – Jim Leach

96951. There’s probably a little greater case for pessimism than optimism. But I do not rule out optimism. – Jim Leach

96952. For a small child there is no division between playing and learning; between the things he or she does just for fun and things that are educational. The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play. – Penelope Leach

96953. Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving. – Penelope Leach

96954. Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine. – Robin Leach

96955. Celebrities are nowhere as rich as some people think they are. – Robin Leach

96956. In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine. – Robin Leach

96957. It is usually people in the money business, finance, and international trade that are really rich. – Robin Leach

96958. Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes. – Robin Leach

96959. When I interview people, and they give me an immediate answer, they’re often not thinking. So I’m silent. I wait. Because they think they have to keep answering. And it’s the second train of thought that’s the better answer. – Robin Leach

96960. Why can’t we build orphanages next to homes for the elderly? If someone were sitting in a rocker, it wouldn’t be long before a kid will be in his lap. – Cloris Leachman

96961. I make fun wherever I go… If I go to a restaurant by myself, rest assured, people will be talking about it. I always have a great deal of fun being with people. It’s part of the journey. – Cloris Leachman

96962. When something is truly funny, it’s funny all the time. – Cloris Leachman

96963. Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica. – Stephen Leacock

96964. Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort. – Stephen Leacock

96965. Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl. – Stephen Leacock

96966. Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour. – Stephen Leacock

96967. Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect. – Stephen Leacock

96968. Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so. – Stephen Leacock

96969. On the same bill and on the same side of it there should not be two charges for the same thing. – Stephen Leacock

96970. The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine. – Stephen Leacock

96971. The landlady of a boarding-house is a parallelogram – that is, an oblong angular figure, which cannot be described, but which is equal to anything. – Stephen Leacock

96972. The Lord said ‘let there be wheat’ and Saskatchewan was born. – Stephen Leacock

96973. There are two things in ordinary conversation which ordinary people dislike – information and wit. – Stephen Leacock

96974. We think of the noble object for which the professor appears tonight, we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one who will laugh at the professor. – Stephen Leacock

96975. Writing is no trouble: you just jot down ideas as they occur to you. The jotting is simplicity itself – it is the occurring which is difficult. – Stephen Leacock

96976. It’s called political economy because it is has nothing to do with either politics or economy. – Stephen Leacock

96977. What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn’t. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day’s work in his last fifty years. – Stephen Leacock

96978. Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it. – Stephen Leacock

96979. I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. – Stephen Leacock

96980. It’s a lie, but Heaven will forgive you for it. – Stephen Leacock

96981. A sportsman is a man who every now and then, simply has to get out and kill something. – Stephen Leacock

96982. Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it. – Stephen Leacock

96983. Each section of the British Isles has its own way of laughing, except Wales, which doesn’t. – Stephen Leacock

96984. He flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions. – Stephen Leacock

96985. A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better. – Stephen Leacock

96986. I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so. – Stephen Leacock

96987. If every day in the life of a school could be the last day but one, there would be little fault to find with it. – Stephen Leacock

96988. In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies. – Stephen Leacock

96989. It is to be observed that ‘angling’ is the name given to fishing by people who can’t fish. – Stephen Leacock

96990. It may be those who do most, dream most. – Stephen Leacock

96991. It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required. – Stephen Leacock

96992. Astronomy teaches the correct use of the sun and the planets. – Stephen Leacock

96993. When the going gets tough, let the tough get going. – Frank Leahy

96994. Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. – Frank Leahy

96995. Give me a lead of 14-0 at halftime and I will dictate the final score. – Frank Leahy

96996. There are no shortcuts in life – only those we imagine. – Frank Leahy

96997. You get fifteen democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions. – Patrick Leahy

96998. We need to consider nominations as thoroughly and carefully as the American people deserve. No one is entitled to a free pass to a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court. – Patrick Leahy

96999. Why do the President and Vice-President constantly change the subject when asked to explain why things are going so badly in Iraq? The answer is simple. They have been consistently wrong about Iraq, and the results speak for themselves. – Patrick Leahy

97000. The rights of copyright holders need to be protected, but some draconian remedies that have been suggested would create more problems than they would solve. – Patrick Leahy

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