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50 Famous Quotes For Sep 27 2010


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Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking. Ambrose Bierce
People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table. Max Beerbohm
Proving yourself in a field where the casualty rate is so notoriously high is an ongoing challenge. Richard E Grant
Oh, well, my first love is comedy or singing and dancing. Dick Van Dyke
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes ah, that is where the art resides. Artur Schnabel
Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending it. Thomas Hardy
Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism. E M Forster
If you travel first class, you think first class and you are more likely to play first class. Ray Floyd
Liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty as well as by the abuses of power. James Madison
Man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap, baits it, then steps in it. John Steinbeck
If you value a man’s regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper – and despise it. Andre Maurois
Anybody who’s ever had the privilege of seeing me play knows that I am the greatest pitcher in the world. Dizzy Dean
We don’t need that on the national level. Dennis Moore
People only see what they are prepared to see. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale
I always conceive a piece as a different set of challenges. John Corigliano
I have three sisters and I’ve always wanted a brother, so I was really interested in that notion. Ryan Phillippe
How ridiculous I was as a Marionette! And how happy I am, now that I have become a real boy! Carlo Collodi
My next record I really just want it to be a collection of great songs, classic songs in a way. Marc Almond
Simply enjoy life and the great pleasures that come with it. Karolina Kurkova
People always like things that seem exotic. Jane Birkin
Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means. Heinrich Heine
We now need to look beyond our immediate future and aim higher and farther. Paul Biya
I’m just trying to make a buck like everyone else. Tom Waits
We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
I’m heartened by the growing awareness of global warming among important communities and organizations in our nation. Jim Clyburn
To innovate is not to reform. Edmund Burke
Being pretty crazy while being chased by the National Enquirer is not good. The British tabloids were the worst. Margot Kidder
Love is more than one thing. Ziggy Marley
Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left. Arianna Huffington
Face your fears and doubts, and new worlds will open to you. Robert Kiyosaki
Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive. Nikos Kazantzakis
But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius. Marston Morse
A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair – why, this is the desideratum of mankind. John Jay Chapman
When we discover that the truth is already in us, we are all at once our original selves. Dogen
I used to think that driving, sleepless, ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed. Charles Kuralt
I am not a black artist, I am an artist. Jean Michel Basquiat
Well, first I have to make the team, of course. Carly Patterson
Existence precedes and rules essence. Jean Paul Sartre
Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows. Michael Landon
We have persistant objects, they’re called files. Ken Thompson
Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to Love. Virgil
Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius. Warren Beatty
I’ve been a rock star since you were very young. But I’ve never encountered anything as powerful as cancer. Melissa Etheridge
I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there’s something in me that prevents me from handing it out. Ethel Waters
I don’t want to be in Terminator. I don’t want to go to Hollywood. Eric Cantona
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions. Jonathan Swift
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children. James Anthony Froude
It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. Eleanor Roosevelt
The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do so many a dangerous thing. Elizabeth Bishop

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50 Famous Quotes For Sep 07 2010


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Go on, prove me wrong. Destroy the fabric of the universe. See if I care. Terry Prachett
I don’t have a goal but I just want to work on movies that I really like. Patricia Arquette
No, nothing has changed in my life at all, and nothing would change if I had millions. Kinky Friedman
Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God’s approval. Thomas S Monson
You always know when something works it’s a result of everything firing on all cylinders. Gary Cole
These things are hard to pin down. We work on a script a bit, then work on a different one. Joel Coen
I didn’t volunteer; they asked me. I felt a duty to testify. Ramsey Clark
Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity. T S Eliot
We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders. Walter Cronkite
You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure. Margaret Thatcher
But I am not going to live for ever. And the more I know it, the more amazed I am by being here at all. William Hurt
One of the first bands to break out of Seattle was Heart. Layne Staley
Youth isn’t always all it’s touted to be. Lawana Blackwell
If the world was perfect, it wouldn’t be. Yogi Berra
Some of these guys… I’ve worked with Ice Cube, I think he’s an immensely talented rapper and actor. Anthony Anderson
No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive. Thorstein Veblen
Because I have a girlfriend, I try and take the straight and narrow path, which is good because it prevents VD. Joe Rogan
Government can’t create wealth, but it can create the conditions for private enterprise to flourish. Bill Owens
Part of life is to live it, and enjoy it, and seize the moments that you find particularly pleasing. Robert M Parker Jr
It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it. Lord Byron
I just consider myself a student, trying to learn more about it. Roscoe Mitchell
I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back. Fred Allen
Were it not for the Clash, punk would have been just a sneer, a safety pin and a pair of bondage trousers. Billy Bragg
I decided that what I really wanted to do was go off and paint. Jim Henson
My first civil disobedience arrest for social justice was in 1986 for protesting the SDI. Martin Sheen
What I like best about music is when time goes away. Bob Weir
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them. Benjamin Franklin
When I read it, I don’t wince, which is all I ever ask for a book I write. Norman Mailer
Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far. Will Rogers
Commercial shackles are generally unjust, oppressive, and impolitic. James Madison
You must lose a fly to catch a trout. George Herbert
The interior of Mexico consists of a mass of volcanic rocks, thrust up to a great height above the sea-level. Edward Burnett Tylor
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Bruce Lee
Knowing policy does help make the gossip more understandable. Tabitha Soren
We gave up on the idea of trying to make the record a good representation of the live performance. John Cale
Life loves the liver of it. Maya Angelou
I’ve always known that I was born to sing, ever since I was a child. Andrea Bocelli
I never wanted to be a pundit. Robert Macneil
There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth. Agnes Repplier
I was in a convent for a year. Beatrice Wood
The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance. John Philpot Curran
You know, I’ve never seen South Park, just by coincidence. Kevin Mcdonald
Every crowd has a silver lining. Phineas Taylor Barnum
I wanted to be one of the voices in the box. Bob Edwards
Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative. Dwight D Eisenhower
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius
I knew I’d have to go to work in real estate or something else or I could never finish my novel. Judith Rossner
And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero. Walt Whitman
Every historian discloses a new horizon. George Sand
It’s not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian. Robert Capa

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