Quotes and Sayings about Bed



"That bedrock faith that I could write was what blinded me to attempts to discourage me."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Faith)

"The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work."
- Agha Hasan Abedi
(Related: Work, People, Management)

"On record dates like that I never felt too nervous because everything was really overdubbed. When we did that album, we were in the studio for probably a week, so you had a lot of opportunity to fix things."
- John Abercrombie
(Related: Opportunity)

"The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Age, Society, Ballads, Nothing, State)

"Scholars and historians have dubbed the last 100 years the American Century, and I think there can be little doubt that the Council on Foreign Relations helped to make it so."
- Spencer Abraham
(Related: American, Doubt, Foreign relations, Historians, Years)

"You can't walk alone. Many have given the illusion, but none have really walked alone. Man is not made that way. Each man is bedded in his people, their history, their culture, and their values."
- Peter Abrahams
(Related: History, People, Values, Culture, Illusion, Man)

"Politics makes estranged bedfellows."
- Goodman Ace
(Related: Politics)

"The bedfellows politics made are never strange. It only seems that way to those who have not watched the courtship."
- Marcel Achard
(Related: Politics, Courtship)

"I was in preschool and a girl actually kissed me on the cheek. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know what it meant, so I instantly grabbed her face and kissed her on the lips. And, then I got suspended."
- Jensen Ackles
"Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people."
- George Ade
(Related: People, Bed, Wishes)

"Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Choices, Freedom)

"All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Blind, Satire)

"Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Success, Mother, Obedience, Safety)

"I'm always described as 'cocksure' or 'with a swagger,' and that bears no resemblance to who I feel like inside. I feel plagued by insecurity."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Insecurity)

"My mind is not a bed to be made and re-made."
- James Agate
(Related: Bed, Mind)

"The factories were heavily bombed, but practically the construction work had been redone very quickly."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Work)

"Well, Italy had been overrun by the War, there had practically been civil war, north and south of the Gothic Line, heavy bombing, the northern industrial cities had been bombed heavily and we had political disorder before 1948."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: War, Cities, Disorder, Italy)

"The structure of life I have described in buildings - the structure which I believe to be objective - is deeply and inextricably connected with the human person, and with the innermost nature of human feeling."
- Christopher Alexander
(Related: Life, Nature, Feeling)

"When we come to images or memories or thoughts, speculation, while always closely related to practice, is more explicit, and it is in fact not immediately obvious that such processes can be described in any sense as practical."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Thoughts, Fact, Memories, Obvious, Practice, Sense)

"It is convenient to distinguish the two kinds of experience which have thus been described, the experienc-ing and the experienc-ed, by technical words."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Experience, Words)

"I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Bed, Light, Night)

"Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Life, Politics, Time, Mother, Father, Bed, Corruption, Play)

"Before my accident I was a little too... selfish and self-absorbed and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I'm blessed. I'm really blessed."
- Rick Allen
(Related: People, Accident, Now, Self)

"I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Gold)

"I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Education, School, Teachers)

"Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Body, Law, Medicine, Order)

"Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Men, Idea, Ideas, Needs, Will)

"What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Conflict, Discrimination, Rights, Inequality, Liberty, Order, Reform)

"We are Indians, firstly and lastly."
- B. R. Ambedkar
"Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Life, Society, Development, Being, Identity, Man, Ocean, Self, Water)

"The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: End, United, Want)

"The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Wife, HusbFriends)

"So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Freedom, Law, Liberty)

"In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Development, Hinduism, Conscience, Reason, Thinking)

"Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Government, Society, Man, Nothing, Tyranny)

"A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Society, Man)

"Life should be great rather than long."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Life)

"Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Equality, Life, Religion, Constitution, Liberty, Today)

"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Women, Progress, Community, Measure)

"I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Equality, Religion, Liberty)

"History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: History, Victory, Conflict, Economics, Ethics, Force)

"For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Successful, Conviction, Discontent, Revolution, Rights, Importance, Justice, Necessity)

"Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Class, Country, Man)

"Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Existence, Mind)

"A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Religion, People, Ethics, Meaning)

"Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Religion, Act, Principles, Religious, Responsibility, Rules)

"Although the whole man partakes of this grace, it is first and most appropriately in the soul and later progresses to the body, inasmuch as the body of the man is capable of the same obedience to the will of God as the soul."
- William Ames
(Related: God, Soul, Body, First, Grace, Man, Obedience, Will)

"I'm a 7 o'clock act. My people want to go to a show, a dinner and then go home and go to bed."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: Home, People, Act, Bed, Want)

"The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed within the original design concept. And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing I want the building to have."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Design, Building, Detail, Want)

"I'm very attached to Paris because I have a base there and am also recording there, but New York is home to me when I'm in the U.S., because it's nice to have a bed to go back to."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Home, Bed, Paris)

"We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: People, Values, Benefits, Globalization, Needs, World)

"I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Women, God, Maxim, Obedience, Old, Tyranny)

"It is not I who have been consigned to the bedroom of history."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: History)

"Anyone can write a story based on the kind of horror where you see a guy in car and then there's the bad guy in the back seat. It's infantile to rely on that for telling a story. That's like going to bed and thinking there's a monster under your bed. It's silly."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Car, Bed, Horror, Silly, Thinking)

"King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Debt, EnglFrance, Heaven)

"It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest traditions of the country."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Contention, Country, Nothing, Traditions)

"The line that describes the beautiful is elliptical. It has simplicity and constant change. It cannot be described by a compass, and it changes direction at every one of its points."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Change, Direction, Simplicity)

"Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Love, Culture, Perfection, Study)

"Birth control that really works - every night before we go to bed we spend an hour with our kids."
- Roseanne Barr Arnold
(Related: Control, Bed, Birth control, Kids, Night)

"To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me. I wanted to know my bat a little better."
- Richie Ashburn
(Related: Bed, Cure)

"We continued to move forward without loss of time, hoping to be able to reach the wood described by the Indians before all our horses should become exhausted."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Time, Horses, Loss, Wood)

"I'm absolutely strict about it. When I land, I put my watch right, and I don't care what I feel like, I will go to bed at half past eleven. If that means going to bed early or late, that's what I live by. As soon as you get there, live by that time."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Time, Bed, Care, Land, Past, Right, Will)

"Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Bed, Evil)

"There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Society, Values, Evolution, Future, Ideals, Will)

"The work of Nigeria is not complete for as long as there is any one Nigerian who goes to bed on empty stomach."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Work, Bed)

"Frankly I've never really subscribed to these adjectives tagging me as an 'icon', 'superstar', etc. I've always thought of myself as an actor doing his job to the best of his ability."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Thought, Ability, Actor, Job)

"Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men."
- Douglas Bader
(Related: Men, Fools, Guidance, Obedience, Rules)

"In our story logic which we're making up, if we're saying he's alive, then like a quadriplegic who's in bed he can move his head and shoulders, but he can't move his arms. If he could just turn on that power to his legs and arms, the nerves could get through and he could walk."
- John Badham
(Related: Power, Bed, Logic, Nerves, Saying)

"Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us to drink other men's thoughts, to speak other men's words, to follow other men's habits."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Habits, Influence, Obedience, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Words)

"I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams, or creep on rocks or roll from the sea. I am entranced by the mystery of them, and absorbed by their variety and kinds. Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Land, Mystery, Plants, Sea, Variety)

"I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Time, Success, Failure, Disappointment, Rest)

"If you're treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they're real for you whether they're real or not."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Being)

"I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Life, Bed, Hate)

"Our house was bombed, and the roof fell in. We were sitting under the stairs of the basement, and we were quite safe, but it brought home the realization. In two nights 400 people were killed in small town."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Home, People, Stairs)

"If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people, creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Movies, People, Hollywood, Privilege, Will, World)

"In America, life is introverted, self-absorbed - and so is their music."
- Chris Barber
(Related: Life, Music, America, Self)

"The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Love, Heart, Bed)

"Remember how you used to be able to feel your bed breathing and the walls spinning when you were a kid?"
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Bed)

"One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Life, Bed, Secrets)

"This life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed with a desire to change his bed."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Change, Life, Bed, Desire)

"In an age robbed of religious symbols, going to the shops replaces going to the church. We have a free choice, but at a price. We can win experience, but never achieve innocence. Marx knew that the epic activities of the modern world involve not lance and sword but dry goods."
- Stephen Bayley
(Related: Age, Experience, Church, Choice, Innocence, Religious, Shops, World)

"If there were dreams to sell, what would you buy?"
- Thomas Lovell Beddoes
(Related: Dreams)

"And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face."
- Venerable Bede
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Day, Delight, Words)

"He alone loves the Creator perfectly who manifests a pure love for his neighbor."
- Venerable Bede
(Related: Love)

"I am my own secretary; I dictate, I compose, I copy all myself."
- Venerable Bede
"I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight."
- Venerable Bede
(Related: Discipline, Church, Delight, Singing, Study, Teaching, Writing)

"Delhi is my emotional home. I still dream of owning a home there."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Home, Dream)

"Men are like mascara, they run at the slightest display of emotion."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Men, Emotion)

"The average Englishman has no idea of the dynamism in the music scene here."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Music, Idea)

"You are probably right when you say that I could get a role in any producer's film if I just asked."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Film, Right)

"You see, I have many friends in the Hindi film industry."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Film, Friends)

"I love the stage, I love the process of acting in theatre, but unfortunately, it doesn't pay the bills."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Love, Acting, Theatre)

"I have never pressurized a producer to do me any favor."
- Kabir Bedi
"I also said, men are like curling irons, they never get out of your hair. And they are like government bonds, they take so long to mature."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Government, Men, Hair)

"I am going to produce a movie of my own. I am not going to stick to the time-tested formulae of Hindi cinema. I want to make a film for the present generation. So there will be a lot of new faces in the film."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Time, Cinema, Faces, Film, Present, Want, Will)

"I'm not the sort to wallow in nostalgia about the good old days."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Nostalgia, Old)

"It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Science, People, World)

"It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Life, Science)

"I don't like staying in hotels. I like to be in my own bed. San Diego as a city is really awesome. The only hard part of it for me is that I'm away from my family and my house. But as far as shooting down there, we get amazing locations, and the crew is really, really stellar down there. They are really fun."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Family, Bed, Fun)

"I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bed, First, Friends, Fun, Now, Sleep)

"I don't like staying in hotels. I like to be in my own bed. San Diego as a city is really awesome. The only hard part of it for me is that I'm away from my family and my house. But as far as shooting down there, we get amazing locations, and the crew is really, really stellar down there. They are really fun."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Family, Bed, Fun)

"I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bed, First, Friends, Fun, Now, Sleep)

"Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell, no!"
- John Belushi
(Related: Hell, Nothing)

"They're like sleeping in a soft bed. Easy to get into and hard to get out of."
- Johnny Bench
(Related: Bed)

"Slumps are like a soft bed. They're easy to get into and hard to get out of."
- Johnny Bench
(Related: Bed)

"A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Importance, Loyalty, Lying, Obedience)

"Cause at the end of the day, honestly, at the end of the day when you're in your death bed and that's it, I think it's the relationships you've had and the people that you've touched and the people that have touched you that matter."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Death, People, Bed, Cause, Day, End, Relationships)

"Wherever anything lives, there is, open somewhere, a register in which time is being inscribed."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Time, Being, Open)

"War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder."
- Alexander Berkman
(Related: War, Blind, Destruction, Murder, Obedience, Stupidity)

"No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'."
- Danielle Berry
(Related: Time, Computer)

"I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Day, Healing, Public, Shadow, Trees)

"Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect."
- Bruno Bettelheim
(Related: Authority, May, Obedience, Punishment, Self, Will)

"We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy, our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Actions, Childhood)

"The United Nations charter gives every nation the right to self defence, therefore when the American embassies were bombed it was a matter of time before the Americans responded by going for what they suspected were the causes of the attack."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Time, American, Americans, Causes, Nation, Nations, Right, Self, United)

"The Beliebers have done some pretty crazy stuff. Last week, the night before I was due to do a show in Germany, four girls went into a dumpster so they could sneak into the building. They climbed in and hid. When the guys working on the truck started getting the garbage they found them straight away. It was crazy."
- Justin Bieber
(Related: Building, Germany, Girls, Night, Pretty)

"Dawn: When men of reason go to bed."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Men, Bed, Reason)

"It has been rumoured that I was the brains of the robbery, but that was totally incorrect. I've been described as the tea boy, which is also incorrect."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Tea)

"With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Home, Father, Friend, Help, Ugly)

"I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed."
- Karen Black
(Related: Love, Bed, Books)

"Yes, what has happened is we have moved from responding to these terrorist attacks as acts of civil disobedience to getting to the point after September 11 that we said, no, this is not just civil disobedience, this is an act of war."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: War, Act)

"I'm a very outgoing person. I'm always happy, I'm one of those people who are always smiling. If somebody described me to somebody else, they'd say the kid with the curly hair with the big smile on his face. I get along with everybody."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: People, Hair, Smile)

"My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Bed, Being, Favorite, First)

"No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Bed, Children, Mothers)

"Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them, eat meals and never do the dishes, sit in rooms they never clean, and are entertained till they drop? If you have just answered, "A house guest," you're wrong because I have just described my kids."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Guest, Kids, Wrong)

"I succumbed to hedonism."
- Simon Le Bon
(Related: Hedonism)

"It's true that Blake was emotionally disturbed - always has been - but he doesn't have murder in his heart. If he was going to do any damage to anything or anyone, it would be to himself."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Heart, Murder)

"Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
"One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Act, Obedience, Sermons)

"A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Bed, Computer, Contrast)

"As you make your bed, so you must lie in it."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Lie, Bed)

"Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Sex, Act, Bed, Reading)

"A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty."
- Nadia Boulanger
(Related: Work, Liberty, Obedience)

"Real answers need to be found in dialogue and interaction and, yes, our shared human condition. This means being open to one another instead of simply fighting to maintain a prescribed position."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Answers, Being, Fighting, Open)

"But I know somebody who has a bedside urinal. How do I compete with that?"
- Lara Flynn Boyle
"Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me.After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Bed, Day, Rest)

"On one occasion I shared a bed with about seven other people, but we were all having a party overnight."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: People, Bed, Party)

"I've had just about everything punched. I've had things grabbed that just shouldn't be grapped."
- Tom Brady
"There are quite a few honest songwriters out there writing about relationships and their own personality traits. But for some reason, once they step out of the bedroom, their honesty doesn't seem to come with them."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Honesty, Personality, Reason, Relationships, Writing)

"I'm lucky because I have a job I love. I really miss being away from home, being in my own bed, seeing my animals and siblings, having my moms cookies. I have a couple cats. I got a kitten about a year ago and now Im going on the road so I wont see him for a while. I feel bad."
- Michelle Branch
(Related: Home, Love, Animals, Bed, Being, Cats, Job, Now, Road)

"By crying on my bed, drinking quite a lot and feeling tempted by drugs. Well, just not reading it to be perfectly honest with you. I know it's a bit of a copout."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Bed, Drinking, Drugs, Feeling, Reading)

"With the casino and the beds, our passengers will have at least two ways to get lucky on one of our flights."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Beds, Will)

"We're introducing separate rooms with double beds in all of our planes so people can actually go with their partner and have a proper night's sleep."
- Richard Branson
(Related: People, Beds, Night, Sleep)

"We rise with the lark and go to bed with the lamb."
- Nicholas Breton
(Related: Bed)

"The provocation with Holmes is the fact that he's described by Doyle as a man without a heart - all brain... and that's very difficult to play, or even indicate."
- Jeremy Brett
(Related: Heart, Fact, Man, Play)

"While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the convenience of the reader."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
(Related: Home, Travel, Word)

"When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed. I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly. He cut the legs off the bed."
- Lou Brock
(Related: Dad, Animals, Bed, Running)

"What happens when the guy who runs the reactor gets out of bed wrong or decides, for some reason, that he wants to override his instruction sheet some afternoon?"
- David R. Brower
(Related: Bed, Reason, Wrong)

"One of the paramount reasons for staying attractive is so you can have somebody to go to bed with."
- Helen Gurley Brown
(Related: Bed)

"Much of my reading time over the last decade and a half has been spent reading aloud to my children. Those children's bedtime rituals of supper, bath, stories, and sleep have been a staple of my life and some of the best, most special times I can remember."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Life, Time, Children, Reading, Rituals, Sleep)

"I must be free... free to do what I like, say what I like, write what I like, within the limits prescribed for me by my own sense of what is seemly and fitting."
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Related: Limits, Sense)

"To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Peace, Possibility, Punishment, Writer)

"There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Time, Children, Nothing, Obedience, Present)

"Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action, and other patronizing measures."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Action, Culture, Will)

"We are always on stage, even when we are stabbed in earnest at the end."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: End)

"Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Life, Angels, Earth, Heaven, Old, Wonder)

"I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Faith, Life, Angels, Earth, Heaven, Kindness, Wonder)

"I'm lying in my bed, blanket is warm, this body will never keep me safe from harm. I still feel your hair, black ribbons of coal. Touch my skin to keep me whole. If only you'd come back to me. To feel you at my side, wouldn't need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied."
- Jeff Buckley
(Related: Bed, Body, Hair, Harm, Lying, Skin, Will)

"Never get out of bed before noon."
- Charles Bukowski
(Related: Bed)

"Hiroshima does not look like a bombed city. It looks as if a monster steamroller had passed over it and squashed it out of existence."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: Existence)

"I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man's bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they're not well manicured, you've got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don't want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Love, Bed, Care, Feet, Man, Rest, Want, Wonder)

"Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed."
- George Burns
(Related: Money, Bed)

"Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back, and instead of dying, he sings."
- Robert Burns
(Related: Dying, Opera)

"Wherever we halted we were surrounded by wandering troops of Bedouins."
- Richard Francis Burton
(Related: Troops)

"My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail. I don't know what that means, but it sounds like a dig."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Favorite, Mail)

"We've climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it's a valley of peace."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Peace)

"We always get up about 5:30, and George gets up and goes in and gets the coffee and brings it to me, and that's been our ritual since we got married. And we read the newspapers in bed and drink coffee for about an hour probably, read our briefing papers."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Bed, Coffee, Newspapers, Ritual)

"I was getting to bed about 10 P.M. so wound up and not getting to sleep by 11, and because I was putting the prosthetics on for five hours, I had to be up at 3 in the morning."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Bed, Sleep)

"No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected."
- Julius Caesar
"The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Fear, Being, Darkness)

"Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary."
- Al Capp
(Related: People)

"In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution - consideration of a Constitutional amendment."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Government, Power, Consideration, Constitution, Democracy)

"People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too."
- George Carey
(Related: People, Management)

"Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that refuses it when it is."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Obedience)

"It's like the code of living by yourself. People who are single know what I'm talking about. You eat standing up, reading the paper. Or you say to yourself, this isn't even cutting it, I'm taking a TV dinner and I'm getting in bed here."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: People, Bed, Living, Reading, Talking)

"When I was 6 years old, I was in a rock band that was horrible called "Dead End." The name kind of described us. People liked us; we would go and perform at coffee houses and stuff."
- Aaron Carter
(Related: People, Coffee, End, Houses, Name, Old, Years)

"The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Bed, Now, Public, Rules)

"A woman should say: "Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?" If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Love, Wife, Bed, Fault, Trying, Woman)

"He described how, as a boy of 14, his dad had been down the mining pit, his uncle had been down the pit, his brother had been down the pit, and of course he would go down the pit."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Dad, Brother)

"This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, College, Giving, Remarkable, State, University, Value)

"A revolution is not a bed of roses."
- Fidel Castro
(Related: Bed, Revolution, Roses)

"Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Bed, Meeting)

"Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Men, Day, Enemy, Interest, March, Rumors)

"The first time we all played as a band, I think it was in January 1998, in Jonny's bedroom."
- Will Champion
(Related: Time, First)

"I am not young but I feel young. The day I feel old, I will go to bed and stay there. J'aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Bed, Day, Old, Will)

"Stormy in love, stormy in interviews, breakfast in bed - that's me, love."
- Graham Chapman
(Related: Love, Bed)

"Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed."
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Related: Women, Wife, Bed, Desire, Husbands, Want)

"The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Wisdom, Military)

"I have absorbed my life now. I am ready for my music to unfold. I know time flies, but before the end of this year, the album will be out. Even if it kills me."
- Neneh Cherry
(Related: Life, Music, Time, End, Flies, Now, Will)

"Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Experience, Bed, Lying)

"If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved."
- Maurice Chevalier
(Related: Happiness, May, Mountains, Will)

"It is always the same: women bedeck themselves with jewels and furs, and men with wit and quotations."
- Maurice Chevalier
(Related: Men, Women, Jewels, Quotations, Wit)

"Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Media, Obedience)

"It's great when you find somebody you're compatible with, but I'm really into separate bedrooms. You live your life and I live mine."
- Claudia Christian
(Related: Life)

"Good stories flow like honey. Bad stories stick in the craw. A bad story? One that cannot be absorbed on the first time of reading."
- Arthur Christiansen
(Related: Time, First, Reading)

"My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Life, Alcohol, Drinking, Smoking)

"I was often very, incredibly naughty, and if I didn't come home at tea time I used to be sent to bed without any dinner. But people used to bring me things: I was better fed in bed."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: Home, Time, People, Bed, Tea)

"Once, the parental bed collapsed because all the children sat on it at once."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: Bed, Children)

"It was stumbling on to really the bible of the blues, you know, and a very powerful drug to be introduced to us and I absorbed it totally, and it changed my complete outlook on music."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: Music, Bible)

"However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and a man must be either a Preacher or nothing."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Gifts, Man, Nothing, Now)

"Let it ever be remembered that genuine faith in Christ will ever be productive of good works; for this faith worketh by love, as the apostle says, and love to God always produces obedience to his holy laws."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Faith, Love, God, Christ, Laws, Obedience, Will)

"A lot of gay men have a lot of sex. That's what we do. But I've stopped all that-the revolving door into my bedroom. Promiscuity. That was of its day, really."
- Julian Clary
(Related: Men, Sex, Day, Gay)

"I am not feeling any better because I cannot stay in bed, having constant cause for walking. They say I leave at night by the window of my tower, hanging from a red umbrella with which I set fire to the forest!"
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Bed, Cause, Feeling, Fire, Night, Walking)

"A woman came up to me after one of the screenings with tears pouring down her face and sobbed, You've defined my entire life for me on the screen."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Life, Tears, Woman)

"Love melts the rigor which the rocks have bred; a flint will break upon a feather bed."
- John Cleveland
(Related: Love, Bed, Will)

"Part of the joy of looking at art is getting in sync in some ways with the decision-making process that the artist used and the record that's embedded in the work."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Art, Work, Decision, Artist, Joy)

"From a very early age I had imbibed the opinion that it was every man's duty to do all that lay in his power to leave his country as good as he had found it."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Age, Power, Country, Duty, Man, Opinion)

"It was fairly obvious to anyone who studied the situation that China was dumping bedroom furniture in the U.S. to the detriment of our American workers and manufacturers to gain market access and share."
- Howard Coble
(Related: American, Gain, Obvious, Workers)

"I was stuck at home in bed with me and got more and more involved with the Internet. I used it to keep in contact with friends and to make sure I was up to date with everything that was going on in the world."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Home, Bed, Friends, Internet, World)

"Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Faith, Act, Obedience, Result, Unbelief)

"I am also a drummer of sorts. I've got an electronic set sitting in my bedroom."
- Gary Cole
"I guess some of today's programming has rubbed off on me because I find myself having to set time around for touring, putting that together and then setting time around for recording."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: Time, Programming, Today)

"They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force, and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense."
- George Combe
(Related: Wisdom, EnglForce, Nation, Nonsense, Visit)

"Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Art, Environmental, Education, Concern, Journalism, Law, Literature, Medicine, Now, Public)

"Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight."
- William Congreve
(Related: Bed, Fight)

"Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings a day."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Blessings, Day)

"Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Courage, Act, Bed, Day)

"I have often said that there is no cause for feeling disturbed at being misrepresented by the press. It would be only when they began to say things detrimental to me which were true that I should feel alarm."
- John Coolidge
(Related: Being, Cause, Feeling, Press)

"Anyway, I lived on the streets and did pretty good until I got caught stealing, what was it? I kicked in a restaurant window, went in and took all the food that I wanted, and while coming out I was grabbed."
- Gregory Corso
(Related: Food, Pretty)

"We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: War, Christianity, Cities, Countries, Leaders)

"A sparkling house is a fine thing if the children aren't robbed of their luster in keeping it that way."
- Marcelene Cox
(Related: Children)

"I'm what you call a deathbed Catholic."
- Broderick Crawford
"The moral and social aspiration proper to American life is, of course, the aspiration vaguely described by the word democratic; and the actual achievement of the American nation points towards an adequate and fruitful definition of the democratic ideal."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Life, Achievement, American, Nation, Word)

"Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: Nation)

"I can imagine myself on my death-bed, spent utterly with lust to touch the next world, like a boy asking for his first kiss from a woman."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Death, Kiss, First, Lust, Woman, World)

"I frequently hear our present period described as uncertain, confused, chaotic."
- George Crumb
(Related: Present)

"She had the kids during the day and I would have them at night. That way they were never alone. I would put the kids to bed, and then I had nothing to do and nobody to talk to, so I would write."
- Clive Cussler
(Related: Bed, Day, Kids, Night, Nothing, Talk)

"The Bristol Channel was always my guide, and I was always able to draw an imaginary line from my bed to our house over in Wales. It was a great comfort."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Bed, Comfort)

"I tell you, the difference for me is between being victimized, terrorized, numbed by reading about different disasters, or reducing the anxiety by getting up and doing something about it, at whatever level."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Anxiety, Being, Difference, Disasters, Reading)

"To rest satisfied with existing evils, as if we could do nothing, is not obedience; but neither is it obedience to imitate the actions of the apostles."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Actions, Nothing, Obedience, Rest)

"Obedience to the word in humility of mind never confuses."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Humility, Mind, Obedience, Word)

"It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Evil, Man)

"Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Population)

"I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Sex, Bed)

"I didn't learn stories, I just absorbed them."
- Donald Davis
"Meanwhile, people have to join us and fight back against the federal government that has dropped the ball, that is in bed with these energy companies, that wants them to make more money than they've made before."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Government, Money, People, Bed, Energy, Fight)

"Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it?"
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Thought, Bed, Grave, Spring, World)

"I've always walked and climbed; spent a lot of time in the arctic and places."
- Robin Day
(Related: Time)

"The trifle now inscribed with your name. was occasioned by a particular fact; but to the disgrace of human nature, the subject is sufficiently general to interest every heart not totally impenetrable."
- Thomas Day
(Related: Nature, Heart, Disgrace, Fact, Human nature, Interest, Name, Now, Trifle)

"We could not guard every water pipeline from being blown up and every tree from being uprooted. We could not prevent every murder of a worker in an orchard or a family in their beds."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Family, Beds, Being, Murder, Water)

"Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Music, Expression, Play)

"My presidential victory, if it had happened, would have been artificial in relation to the Socialist party. It may be that on my deathbed, I will come to regret my decision, but for the moment, I live at peace with it."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Peace, Decision, Victory, May, Party, Regret, Will)

"For sure, all over Poland, kids had my picture of a lemur on their bedroom wall - but the chances are they may never get to see a real lemur in Madagascar. I thought this was great and it really meant a lot to me."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Thought, Kids, May)

"It was described as Sex and the Suburbs. It's so not that. Because on Sex and the City, those women told each other everything; on our show, it's much more like the real suburbs - nobody tells anybody anything. Everything's a secret."
- James Denton
(Related: Women, Sex)

"Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Mind, Self, Sky, Trees, Water)

"It's just an ice bucket with a bottle in it. The two flute glasses are little tray. I got to shut the curtains. I'm in my boxer shorts and shirt. I'm going to take a bath and go to bed. But I want to shut the blinds so it's really dark in the room."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Bed, Want)

"I don't want to go to work and get into bed with someone else, not even Tom Cruise. It's not like I enjoy it."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Work, Bed, Want)

"Being dubbed as a hunk sort of annoys me. It gives me a yucky feeling."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Being, Feeling)

"Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Men, Age, Genius, Events, Present)

"A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Home, Bed, Man, Woman)

"Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones - maybe only the stones - understood."
- Annie Dillard
(Related: Arithmetic, Flowers, Geometry, Obedience)

"Any time three New Yorkers get into a cab without an argument, a bank has just been robbed."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Time, Argument)

"Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Bed, Fight)

"Now nobody get nervous, you ain't got nothing to fear. You're being robbed by the John Dillinger Gang, that's the best there is!"
- John Dillinger
(Related: Fear, Being, Nothing, Now)

"We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us."
- Walt Disney
(Related: World)

"But since we've been fighting for first or second place, it's grabbed the media's attention. I enjoy racing them. They are a good team and when you beat them it's something to be proud of."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Attention, Fighting, First, Media, Racing)

"In reality, everyone is good in bed. Close eyes. Shutdown brain. Pause as necessary. Restart brain. Open eyes. What's there to not be good at? Bed is the one place where laziness is rewarded."
- John Dobbin
(Related: Bed, Eyes, Laziness, Open, Reality)

"All my fans tell me what a glamorous life I have, but I tell them how hard I work and how many nights I spend alone with my dogs, eating chicken pot pie in my bedroom."
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Life, Work, Dogs, Eating, Fans)

"I love mysteries, and I read them every night before I go to bed."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Love, Bed, Night)

"Some days the competition would beat me and I'd go home thinking awful thoughts, want to hide under the bed, depressed. But of course, in the news business, when you're working a daily news broadcast, you get your victories and defeats every day."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Home, Business, Thoughts, Bed, Competition, Day, News, Thinking, Want)

"A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Growth, Battle, Nation, Observation, Reflection)

"The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Endurance, Limits)

"When I get to my deathbed, I don't want to take my last breath and say, Well, how glorious. I've left the world my acting credits. I won't even think that."
- Lesley-Anne Down
(Related: Acting, Want, World)

"I'd love to do some bedtime stories for kids or that kind of thing. But with the demands of the shooting schedule and balancing the demands of being a single mother, it's a wonder you can squeeze in anything."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Love, Mother, Being, Kids, Wonder)

"I don't go to places where I'm going to get mobbed."
- Fran Drescher
"Not everything I do is gossip or bedroom. To the contrary, I think that's just an easy label to dismiss me and to dismiss the new medium."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Gossip)

"Chess can be described as the movement of pieces eating one another."
- Marcel Duchamp
(Related: Chess, Eating)

"Willie Mays was the best ever. When I was in college I once made a catch like the one Mays made over his head. Sometimes when I'm lying in bed at night I think about it. It still makes me warm."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Bed, College, Lying, Night)

"In the beds which the piety of the public has prepared on every side, stricken men await the verdict of fate."
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Men, Beds, Fate, Piety, Public)

"When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my bed every night before I went to sleep, and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Mother, Bed, Night, Prayer, Sleep)

"I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Bed, Night)

"Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts."
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Related: Alcohol, Facts, Man, Opinion)

"It's okay to laugh in the bedroom so long as you don't point."
- Will Durst
"You think intercourse is a private act; it's not, it's a social act. Men are sexually predatory in life; and women are sexually manipulative. When two individuals come together and leave their gender outside the bedroom door, then they make love."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Life, Act, Gender)

"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Money, Bed, Man, Night)

"A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Bed, Man, Night)

"A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Bed, Night)

"And then it got even worse, I mean, a few people fell by the wayside within hours. Nick Lowe was in it for about 5 hours I think, he was expelled for going to bed."
- Dave Edmunds
(Related: People, Bed)

"I go home by noon, and I'm in bed by 6 p.m. I get up at 1 and do it again."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Home, Bed)

"The only way I can lose is if I'm caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy."
- Edwin Edwards
(Related: Bed)

"I could not lose unless I was caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy."
- Edwin W. Edwards
(Related: Bed)

"I'm rarely grabbed by anything the way I was when I was 10 years younger. About the only relatively new artists whose albums I own are Beck, and They Might Be Giants."
- Greg Egan
(Related: Artists, Giants, Years)

"We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores of women and children have been abducted, raped and tortured."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Women, Children, Numbers)

"Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one's need to think."
- Adolf Eichmann
(Related: Life, Being, Living, Now)

"All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Actions, Impulses, Man, Words)

"When playing a role, I would feel more comfortable, as you're given a prescribed way of behaving. So, both Facebook and theatre provide contrived settings that provide the illusion of social interaction."
- Jesse Eisenberg
(Related: Illusion, Theatre)

"If you're acting, then there's a prescribed way to behave; whereas in life there's no prescribed way. So acting feels like a comfortable way to get through the day."
- Jesse Eisenberg
(Related: Life, Acting, Day)

"When I first had my eyebrows waxed, I was pretty disturbed."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: First, Pretty)

"In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment."
- Pliny the Elder
(Related: Word, Writers)

"What we call "morals" is simply blind obedience to words of command."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Blind, Obedience, Words)

"People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them."
- Epictetus
(Related: People)

"Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them."
- Epictetus
(Related: Men)

"The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he's after."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Control, Obedience)

"In recent years, more and more of my time has become absorbed by administrative work for the research council of ETH-Z of which I am presently the president."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Time, Work, President, Research, Years)

"I grabbed 19 rebounds in my first professional game, and somehow found a way to score 20 points. I felt real good about it. I felt that this was the beginning of something good."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Beginning, First)

"I don't get out of bed for less than $10,000 a day."
- Linda Evangelista
(Related: Bed, Day)

"I lay in the bed at the hospital and said, 'let's see what I have left.' And I could see, I could speak, I could think, I could read. I simply tabulated my blessings, and that gave me a start."
- Dale Evans
(Related: Bed, Blessings)

"In the time of battle the hammocs, together with their bedding, are all firmly corded, and fixed in the nettings on the quarter-deck, or whereever the men are too much exposed to the view or fire of the enemy."
- William Falconer
(Related: Men, Time, Battle, Enemy, Fire)

"I have always looked on disobedience toward the oppressive as the only way to use the miracle of having been born."
- Oriana Fallaci
"I like everything perfect. Everything has to be neat. My sister is 5, and she's more messy than I am. I make my bed every morning, everything's perfect. My shoes are all arranged. It's sad. I'm a little like Ray, a little bit."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Sister, Bed)

"I used to lie between cool, clean sheets at night after I'd had a bath, after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles and finger-nails and teeth. Then I could lie quite still in the dark with my face to the window with the trees in it, and talk to God."
- Frances Farmer
(Related: God, Lie, Hair, Night, Talk, Trees)

"I've been impressed, over the last 15 years, with how often the somewhat conspiratorial comments of Haitian villagers have been proven to be correct when the historical record is probed carefully."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Years)

"Religion is more like response to a friend than it is like obedience to an expert."
- Austin Farrer
(Related: Religion, Friend, Obedience)

"Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in the back while climbing a ladder."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Hollywood, Man)

"Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence."
- Jules Feiffer
(Related: Act, Bed, Confidence)

"Ever since my youth it has disturbed me that of the literary works that survived their own epoch, so many dealt with historical rather than contemporary subjects."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: Literary, Youth)

"When someone demands blind obedience, you'd be a fool not to peek."
- Jim Fiebig
(Related: Blind, Fool, Obedience)

"I go to bed with men, not boys."
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Men, Bed, Boys)

"Teens aren't just interested in getting laid. I won't believe that's all they're interested in. I have four younger sisters and they're sick of being shown how they're supposed to react in bed."
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Bed, Being, Sisters)

"And much as Wine has played the Infidel, And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well, I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell."
- Edward Fitzgerald
(Related: Honor, Wine, Wonder)

"Normal kids in their teens want to go and date girls and do mischievous things, your hormones are jumping around, but I stayed in my bedroom in search of something."
- Grandmaster Flash
(Related: Girls, Kids, Want)

"That's the main reason I gave up my career after John was born and I was pregnant with Andrew. I could not handle going away day after day. The thought of going away before they got up and coming back after they were in bed was intolerable."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: Thought, Bed, Career, Day, Reason)

"The CIA's research program is described in a book called The Search for the Manchurian Candidate."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Research)

"College campuses were once a hotbed of political activity."
- Tom Ford
(Related: College)

"The work is with me when I wake up in the morning; it is with me while I eat my breakfast in bed and run through the newspaper, while I shave and bathe and dress."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Work, Bed, Dress)

"Never stand and take a charge... charge them too."
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
"Get there first with the most."
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Related: First)

"I ended the war a horse ahead."
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Related: War)

"I've got no respect for any young man who won't join the colors."
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Related: Colors, Man, Respect)

"No damn man kills me and lives."
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Related: Man)

"Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable. It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future, but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Life, Mistake, People, Alcohol, Bed, Drugs, Future, Problems, Roses, Ruin)

"I never have that 'we were robbed' feeling when looking around now at where some of our contemporaries are."
- Robert Forster
(Related: Feeling, Now)

"Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Bed, Debt)

"Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: God, Obedience, Rebellion)

"The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Character, Ambition, Bed, Connection, Psychoanalysis)

"As I very much liked to draw and paint as a child, I entered a special art program in high school, which was very much like being in an art school imbedded in a regular high school curriculum."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Art, Being, Curriculum, School)

"It is nasty. You can think that you know someone in this business and you really don't. You can be stabbed in the back very easily. You can be praised very easily. It doesn't matter who you are or what you do."
- Daisy Fuentes
(Related: Business)

"Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn't curse and I still don't curse in front of my parents."
- Daisy Fuentes
(Related: Discipline, Ladies, Obedience, Parents)

"If I was in a room with a bunch of skinheads talking about racism, then I would be disturbed, but after we finished a take, we were normal people again."
- Edward Furlong
(Related: People, Racism, Talking)

"When I'm alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Argument, Bed, Sleep)

"Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed."
- Robert C. Gallagher
(Related: Art, Bed, Conversation)

"The ancient Greeks noticed that a man with arms and legs extended described a circle, with his navel as the center."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Man)

"If God creates a world of particles and waves, dancing in obedience to mathematical and physical laws, who are we to say that he cannot make use of those laws to cover the surface of a small planet with living creatures?"
- Martin Gardner
(Related: God, Dancing, Laws, Living, Obedience, World)

"I'm very disturbed by violence against women when it is violence."
- Helen Garner
(Related: Women, Violence)

"I believe in a higher power and I believe in good and bad, right and wrong. You sleep in the bed you make."
- Leif Garrett
(Related: Power, Bed, Right, Sleep, Wrong)

"Physically I'm tired at the end of the day and quite glad to be reading in bed by midnight."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Bed, Day, End, Midnight, Reading)

"I daresay I was the worst bed partner in five continents."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Bed)

"Your English style will no doubt put all the other gentlemen to bed. I speak figuratively, of course."
- John Gielgud
(Related: Bed, Doubt, English, Gentlemen, Style, Will)

"We are embedded in a biological world and related to the organisms around us."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: World)

"I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican Party is that we don't encourage you to be nasty. We encourage you to be neat, obedient, loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Politics, Party, Problems, Republican, Words)

"Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Poetry, Time, Bed, Expression, Lying, Night, Party, Public, Thinking, World)

"My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Experience, Genius, Bed, Students)

"You will be pleased to know I stand obediently for the national anthem, though of course I would defend your right to remain seated should you so decide."
- Ira Glasser
(Related: Right, Will)

"I seriously object to seeing on the screen what belongs in the bedroom."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"I'm opening a store at the end of the month in the New York meatpacking district. I'm launching a line of bedding this summer, and I am writing a book that will be out next January."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: End, Summer, Will, Writing)

"That's not to say Eddie's never done anything malicious. But he never grabbed power for power's sake. His position was gained only because he has that energy, and that's naturally where he ended up."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Power, Energy)

"I was changing a light bulb over Groucho Marx's bed, so I took my shoes off, got on his bed and changed the bulb. When I got off the bed he said: 'That's the best acting you've ever done.'"
- Elliott Gould
(Related: Acting, Bed, Light)

"Commercials on television are similar to sex and taxes; the more talk there is about them, the less likely they are to be curbed."
- Jack Gould
(Related: Sex, Talk, Taxes, Television)

"It's like a candy store for an illustrator, I connected with Harry pretty quickly and loved the way J.K. described everything; she's such a visually thinking person. You can't pass that up."
- Mary Grandpre
(Related: Pretty, Thinking)

"My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can."
- Cary Grant
(Related: Bed, Formula, Living, Night)

"If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Men, War, Obedience, Rules, Will)

"The former conviction that these two kingdoms were wholly different in structure, in function, and in kind of life, was not seriously disturbed by the difficulties which the naturalist encountered when he undertook to define them."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Life, Conviction, Difficulties)

"Angelina Jolie may get Antonio Banderas in bed for eight hours on a movie set, but I get him in bed everyday."
- Melanie Griffith
(Related: Bed, May)

"It is no longer a question of a Christian going about to convert others to the faith, but of each one being ready to listen to the other and so to grow together in mutual understanding."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Faith, Christian, Being, Question, Understanding)

"God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Life, God, Knowledge, Nothingness)

"You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments - father, mother, wife, children - everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Mother, Father, Wife, Children, Self)

"The inspiration came suddenly again to surrender to the Mother. It was quite unexpected: And so somehow I made a surrender to the Mother. Then I had an experience of overwhelming love. Waves of love sort of flowed into me."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Experience, Love, Mother, Inspiration, Surrender)

"Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Men, Freedom, Obedience, Radical, Reason, Responsibility, Self)

"I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Life, Being, Repentance, Self, Surrender)

"I think the Mother is gradually revealing itself to me and taking over. But it is not the Mother alone. It is the Mother and the Father, the male and the female, sort of gradually having their marriage."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Marriage, Mother, Father)

"I am rediscovering the whole sexual dimension of life at the age of 86, really. And that also means discovering the feminine. So the whole of this dimension, which I had been seeking for a very long time, is now sort of opening itself up to me."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Age, Life, Time, Now)

"I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Time, God, Existence)

"The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians."
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Power, Blind, Doctrine, Obedience, Republicans)

"Individuals approaching death often experience encounters with their dead relatives, who seem to welcome them to the next world. These deathbed visions are authentic and convincing; they are often followed by a state of euphoria and seem to ease the transition."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Experience, Relatives, State, Visions, World)

"If I were asked for a one line answer to the question' What makes a woman good in bed?' I would say, 'A man who is good in bed.'"
- Bob Guccione
(Related: Bed, Man, Question, Woman)

"I was totally absorbed in the real world, the politics, the history, the news, and I just couldn't find my way into the fictional world... When I finally could return to writing the novel, it was in fits and starts."
- David Guterson
(Related: History, Politics, News, World, Writing)

"If kids like a picture book, they're going to read it at least 50 times. Read anything that often, and even minor imperfections start to feel like gravel in the bed."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Bed, Kids)

"In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: People, Fight, Pain, Popular, Respect, World)

"Jim Bakker ripped off the bedspread and said, my wife doesn't make me feel like a man anymore."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: Wife, Man)

"To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Bed, Care, Sleep)

"Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Authority)

"I returned to upstate NY where I just laid in bed for days with a fever that just wouldn't go away. After more of this, I grew increasingly sure that this was not simply the flu!"
- Daryl Hall
(Related: Bed)

"My mother said it was simple to keep a man, you must be a maid in the living room, a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom. I said I'd hire the other two and take care of the bedroom bit."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Mother, Care, Kitchen, Living, Man)

"A women needs to be a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Women, Kitchen, Needs)

"The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers."
- Edith Hamilton
(Related: Fathers, Will, World)

"The virtue of paganism was strength; the virtue of Christianity is obedience."
- Augustus Hare
(Related: Strength, Virtue, Christianity, Obedience)

"Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity."
- David Hare
(Related: Strength, Virtue, Christianity, Obedience)

"I like this job - most days I have a chance to make breakfast and take the kids to school or to read 'em a bedtime story. It's almost like a normal life."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Life, Chance, Job, Kids, School)

"Somebody who never got over the embarrassing fact that he was born in bed with a lady."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Bed, Fact, Lady)

"Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry."
- Bret Harte
(Related: Time, Eye, Patience, Will)

"If they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son, somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich and he never would have gone home."
- Vance Havner
(Related: Home, Son, Bed)

"There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed - the four-poster - I'll be needing that to die in."
- Helen Hayes
(Related: Bed, Christmas, First, Parting, Vanity)

"The truth is, this being errand boy to one hundred and fifty thousand people tires me so by night I am ready for bed instead of soirees."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Truth, People, Bed, Being, Night)

"Every man I knew went to bed with Gilda... and woke up with me."
- Rita Hayworth
(Related: Bed, Man)

"There is one type of ideal woman very seldom described in poetry - the old maid, the woman whom sorrow or misfortune prevents from fulfilling her natural destiny."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Poetry, Destiny, Misfortune, Old, Sorrow, Woman)

"He never admitted anything, even on his deathbed. He was a deluded liar. If it weren't for my father, I don't think I would be so open. So that's a huge blessing."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Father, Open)

"There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Sex, Apples, Rain, Sex appeal)

"The doctors realized in retrospect that even though most of these dead had also suffered from burns and blast effects, they had absorbed enough radiation to kill them. The rays simply destroyed body cells - caused their nuclei to degenerate and broke their walls."
- John Hersey
(Related: Body, Doctors)

"Bush can talk about 100,000 people wanting to go work in the police or in the army. It's because there's nothing else for them to do. They're willing to stand in line to get bombed because they want to take care of their family."
- Seymour Hersh
(Related: Family, Work, People, Army, Care, Nothing, Police, Talk, Want)

"As you know, Microsoft eventually kind of grabbed the gold ring out of Apple's hands, I guess."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Gold)

"All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Morality, Corruption, Obedience, Slavery, Violence, Will)

"The only positive finding which could be drawn from the first series, was the conclusion that the relationships obviously had a more complicated lay-out than had been thought, for the effects were so varied that no obedience to any law could be discovered."
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Related: Thought, Positive, First, Law, Obedience, Relationships)

"I was out of my bed in one second, trembling with excitement, and I dashed to the door and into the adjoining room, where I could watch the streets below from the windows."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Bed, Excitement, Windows)

"I had this habit of an academic of answering the question. I should have fobbed it off."
- John Hewson
(Related: Habit, Question)

"There's so much beautiful music in the world, and the kids are getting robbed."
- Billy Higgins
(Related: Music, Kids, World)

"I prefer to live in the country where it's quiet. Woody Allen movies there are dubbed into Italian."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Movies, Country, Quiet)

"I don't think Ripley is gay. He appreciates good looks in other men, that's true. But he's married in later books. I'm not saying he's very strong in the sex department. But he makes it in bed with his wife."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Men, Sex, Wife, Bed, Books, Gay, Saying)

"When they first grabbed us, yeah, it terrified, but they calmed me down."
- Betty Hill
(Related: First)

"The biggest problem has been exhaustion. I've spent about 6 of the last 14 years completely bedridden."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Exhaustion, Years)

"Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Life, Bed, Pets, Woman)

"I saw Jesus walk into my bedroom."
- Benny Hinn
"Keep a watch also on the faults of the patients, which often make them lie about the taking of things prescribed."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Lie, Faults)

"Many women cut back what had to be done at home by redefining what the house, the marriage and, sometimes, what the child needs. One woman described a fairly common pattern: I do my half. I do half of his half, and the rest doesn't get done."
- Arlie Hochschild
(Related: Home, Marriage, Women, Needs, Rest, Woman)

"If all Church power vests in the clergy, then the people are practically bound to passive obedience in all matters of faith and practice; for all right of private judgment is then denied."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Church, Judgment, Obedience, Practice, Right)

"Under Confucianism, the use of precisely measured court music, prescribed steps, actions, and phrases all added up to an extremely complex system of rituals, each used for a particular purpose at a particular time."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Time, Music, Purpose, Actions, Court, Rituals)

"Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: Revolution, Ideology, Spirit)

"A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes 'fiction from being to end'. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns - this man should be put in the tower and so on."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Being, End, Insults, Man, Press, Quotes)

"In Modernism, reality used to validate media. In Postmodernism, the media validate reality. If you don't believe this, just think how many times you've described some real event as being 'just like a movie.'"
- Brad Holland
(Related: Being, Media, Reality)

"I'm definitely a messy person... I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Control, Bed, Kitchen, Machine)

"John Jones may be described as 'one of the has beens'."
- William Hone
(Related: May)

"I'm so disturbed when my women students behave as though they can only read women, or black students behave as though they can only read blacks, or white students behave as though they can only identify with a white writer."
- Bell Hooks
(Related: Women, Students, Writer)

"It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Power, Free speech, Paradox)

"When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Name, Play)

"The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Bed, Feeling, World)

"I have three closets in my bedroom."
- Vanessa Hudgens
"One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Work, Act, Creation, Eyes, Heaven, Labor)

"A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Thought, Labor, Man)

"You have to have pace, you have to have high production values, you have to have interesting graphics, and you have to have attractive people. CNN could afford not to be so obedient to those commands, and for a long time, it wasn't."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Time, People, Values, Production)

"Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed."
- Alberta Hunter
(Related: Baby, Hurt, Spirit)

"I enjoy what I do every minute of the day, even when the going gets tough. When I first began writing, I used to work at a desk in the bedroom, of a small development house. My three sons all under the age of 3 would come running in and out of the room every minute."
- Evan Hunter
(Related: Age, Work, Development, Day, First, Running, Sons, Writing)

"Fertile soil, level plains, easy passage across the mountains, coal, iron, and other metals imbedded in the rocks, and a stimulating climate, all shower their blessings upon man."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Blessings, Climate, Man, Mountains)

"Margaret Thatcher, growing up in a bombed and battered Britain, derived a distrust which has grown with the years not just of Germany but of all continental Europe."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Distrust, Europe, Germany, Growing up, Years)

"I saw a guy being really abusive to his girlfriend. She was asking people to help, but no one would. When he grabbed her, I tried to separate them, but he turned on me. I punched him and knocked him down. It wasn't a scandal; I was just doing what anybody should."
- Timothy Hutton
(Related: People, Girlfriend, Being, Help, Scandal)

"A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: War, Bureaucracy, Country, Democracy)

"I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Power, Bed, Being, Protest, Right)

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

"I think I would not be described as a character actor in that I don't take on characteristics which are very alien to me."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Character, Actor)

"When I was still in prep school - 14, 15 - I started keeping notebooks, journals. I started writing, almost like landscape drawing or life drawing. I never kept a diary, I never wrote about my day and what happened to me, but I described things."
- John Irving
(Related: Life, Day, School, Writing)

"I just never subscribed to the theory that at age 55, you fall off the face of the earth on the Tour. I always felt that was too young of an age for that."
- Hale Irwin
(Related: Age, Earth, Theory)

"The daily press, the immediate media, is superb at synecdoche, at giving us a small thing that stands for a much larger thing. Reporters on the ground, embedded or otherwise, can tell us about or send us pictures of what happened in that place at that time among those people."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Time, People, Giving, Media, Press)

"Why can't you share your bed? The most loving thing to do is to share your bed with someone. It's very charming. It's very sweet. It's what the whole world should do."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Bed, World)

"You don't face Nolan Ryan without your rest. He's the only guy I go against that makes me go to bed before midnight."
- Reggie Jackson
(Related: Bed, Midnight, Rest)

"Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money."
- Robert Jackson
(Related: Men, Money)

"The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: Food, Music, Heart, American, Clothes, Culture, Globalization, Popular, Television, World)

"As many of the riders before me had been held up and robbed of their packages, mail and money that they carried, for that was the only means of getting mail and money between these points."
- Calamity Jane
(Related: Money, Mail)

"The mysterious is always attractive. People will always follow a vail."
- Bede Jarrett
(Related: People, Will)

"The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough."
- Bede Jarrett
(Related: Anger, Evil, Needs, World)

"We know the threats - from global terrorist networks to the spread of deadly weapons. Yet we also know that embedded in this time of danger is the promise of a new day, if we have the courage and commitment to work together."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Time, Work, Courage, Commitment, Danger, Day, Promise, Weapons)

"Going to your set with the headphones on in the middle of the night so that your parents don't know what you're doing when you're supposed to be asleep is great. I was rocking the bedroom. That was so much more fun when I got the 1200s."
- Jam Master Jay
(Related: Fun, Night, Parents)

"We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Liberty)

"And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive. That's how you will give your children success; you will want your children to be obedient, to be submissive to righteous living."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: Success, HusbBeing, Children, Ladies, Living, Want, Will)

"No statement about God is simply, literally true. God is far more than can be measured, described, defined in ordinary language, or pinned down to any particular happening."
- David Edward Jenkins
(Related: God, Language)

"When I was a junior camp counselor and it was my job to tell the campers a bedtime story or devotional, I would tell them a rapture story."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Job)

"I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Success, Goal, Obedience)

"But I always communicate with the audience. I never pretend like I'm just in my bedroom making a track. The whole point of doing a gig is, like, a feedback thing between you and the audience."
- Tom Jenkinson
"If you're going to dedicate every second to winning the decathlon, what are you doing wasting your time in bed?"
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Time, Winning, Bed)

"When you're watching Psycho, there' s that moment when you have a visceral reaction to watching someone being stabbed. And then you have the intellectual revelation that you're not, and that's where the celebration comes in."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: Being)

"There is nothing wrong with going to bed with someone of your own sex. People should be very free with sex, they should draw the line at goats."
- Elton John
(Related: Sex, People, Bed, Nothing, Wrong)

"I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed and selfish years when I just, you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room, doing bad things, whatever."
- Elton John
(Related: Drugs, Self, Years)

"If you let a bully come in your front yard, he'll be on your porch the next day and the day after that he'll rape your wife in your own bed."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Wife, Bed, Day)

"I feel like I just grabbed a big juicy worm with a right sharp hook in the middle of it."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Right)

"My diet is mostly chicken and fish. I make sure I get a lot of vegetables, a lot of fruit. I am a big fruit man, I am a vegetable man anyway. And I also get a lot of rest. That's the key I may be up early, but I'm in bed early too."
- Magic Johnson
(Related: Diet, Bed, Fish, Key, Man, May, Rest)

"The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Life, Bed, Lying, Man)

"Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Bed)

"We have a country that wants to believe it is the best in everything, but until all of us embrace the idea that health care should be a right, not a privilege, our system cannot be glibly described as, quote, 'the best in the world.'"
- Tim Johnson
(Related: Health, Idea, Care, Country, Privilege, Right, World)

"Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning, but the kids would have to go to church."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Dad, Mom, Church, Bed, Kids)

"I loved the Little Lulu stories, where she would fantasize that her bedroom rug would turn into a pool of water, and she could dive down into the center of the world."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Water, World)

"I think recent revelations about who's in what bed speak to the problems with what happened in the Gulf."
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones
(Related: Bed, Problems)

"There is still the feeling that women's writing is a lesser class of writing, that what goes on in the nursery or the bedroom is not as important as what goes on in the battlefield, that what women know about is a less category of knowledge."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Women, Knowledge, Class, Feeling, Writing)

"This is the very womb and bed of enormity."
- Ben Jonson
(Related: Bed)

"After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork."
- James Prescott Joule
(Related: God, Power, Wisdom, Knowledge, Goodness, Obedience, Will)

"And then you have the responsibility and the duty of being good examples to youngsters, not smoke, training hard, go to bed early, don't drink alcohol, don't take drugs, it's very important to have a policy for educating against doping."
- Alberto Juantorena
(Related: Policy, Alcohol, Bed, Being, Drugs, Duty, Responsibility, Training)

"I even smoke in bed. Imagine smoking a cigar in bed, reading a book. Next to your bed, there's a cigar table with a special cigar ashtray, and your wife is reading a book on how to save the environment."
- Raul Julia
(Related: Wife, Bed, Environment, Reading, Smoking)

"The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Results, Security, Sense)

"If he could sleep on it. He would make his bed with white sheets And disappear into the white, Like a man diving, If he could be certain That the light Would not keep him awake, The light that reaches To the bottom."
- Donald Justice
(Related: Bed, Light, Man, Sleep)

"We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: History, Life, Culture, Land)

"A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried."
- Garson Kanin
(Related: Bed, Eye, Longevity, Man, Old, Years)

"The perfect date for me would be staying at home, making a big picnic in bed, eating Wotsits and cookies while watching cable TV."
- Kim Kardashian
(Related: Home, Bed, Eating)

"I m up at 5 in the morning and in bed by 10 in the evening."
- DeForest Kelley
(Related: Bed, Evening)

"Now when I came to go up to operations, I went down to this patient's room and got down on my knees at the foot of the bed and earnestly asked the Lord to help us and to help me."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: Bed, Help, Now)

"Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed."
- Thomas Ken
(Related: Bed, Grave, May)

"I think we should look forward to death more than we do. Of course everybody hates to go to bed or miss anything, but dying is really the only chance we'll get to rest."
- Florynce R. Kennedy
(Related: Death, Bed, Chance, Dying, Rest)

"There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Power, Women, Bed, Want, World)

"A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world."
- Jack Kerouac
(Related: Time, Heart, Direction, Pain, World)

"I lived with my mom in a really small apartment. My bedroom was like in the living room. That's why I still love to sleep on couches now."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Love, Mom, Living, Now, Sleep)

"Those who have been outspoken in advocating human rights during these last forty years, have themselves grabbed the most fundamental of human rights from the people of the Third-World countries."
- Ali Hoseini Khamenei
(Related: People, Countries, Rights, Human rights, Years)

"You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse."
- Omar Khayyam
(Related: Marriage, Daughter, Bed, Friends, Old, Reason)

"If you're gonna fall apart, do it in your own bedroom."
- Margot Kidder
"Someone knocks at the door of an apartment to borrow salt or sugar, people run into each other in the elevator, and in this way become inscribed in the spectator's memory."
- Krzysztof Kieslowski
(Related: People, Memory)

"When I was 5 years old I would lie in bed, look at the radio, and I wanted to be on the radio. I don't know why."
- Larry King
(Related: Lie, Bed, Old, Years)

"I could be with a woman in a bed, for weeks even, and it would seem to me like three seconds. Or 300 years."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Bed, Woman, Years)

"Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall off. My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will."
- Paul Klee
(Related: Will)

"When I get into bed at night, I hope I don't get into it alone!"
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Hope, Bed, Night)

"The essays are very solipsistic and self-absorbed, I'm totally conscious of that. To me, book writing is fun, and I basically just write about things that are entertaining to myself."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Fun, Self, Writing)

"The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests on the assumption that it preserves its identity, or continues to be the same thing in the respect described, that it will behave in future situations as it has in past."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Possibility, Future, Identity, Past, Respect, Saying, Will)

"I was born in Taunton, Massachusetts on June 1, 1917, but I actually grew up in nearby New Bedford."
- William Standish Knowles
(Related: June)

"God did not intend the human family to be wafted to heaven on flowery beds of ease."
- Frank Knox
(Related: Family, God, Beds, Heaven)

"Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual."
- Arthur Koestler
(Related: Learning)

"The Hungarian ministry begged the king earnestly to issue orders to all troops and commanders of fortresses in Hungary, enjoining fidelity to the Constitution, and obedience to the ministers of Hungary."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Commanders, Constitution, Fidelity, Obedience, Troops)

"Boyfriends have to understand me and my needs. They have to know what I want out of my life and about my strict regime. I go to bed at 10pm and not later. I separate my professional and private lives."
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: Life, Bed, Needs, Want)

"I experienced a lot, and achieved nearly everything I wanted. I can enjoy that today. Go to bed at nine in the evening, because my child wakes up around seven, without having the feeling that I missed or are missing something."
- Thomas Kretschmann
(Related: Bed, Evening, Feeling, Today)

"Those other 10 o'clock shows that come on, all you get from them is headaches and nightmares when you go to bed! At least we give you food, know what I mean?"
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food)

"No, and I never, ever eat in between the meals. I control it well enough and with no pills, and I sleep seven hours a night. I go to bed. I fall asleep, and I wake up seven hours later, and this is the most important."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Control, Bed, Night, Sleep)

"A friend of mine described it this way: When they were born it was like a meteor landed in our house and blew everything apart. We had to just put all the pieces back."
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Friend)

"Some men like a dull life - they like the routine of eating breakfast, going to work, coming home, petting the dog, watching TV, kissing the kids, and going to bed. Stay clear of it - it's often catching."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Life, Men, Home, Work, Bed, Eating, Kids, Kissing, Routine)

"All a woman needs is a good bath, clean clothes, and for her hair to be combed. These things she can do herself. I very seldom go to the hairdresser, but when I do, I just marvel."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Clothes, Hair, Needs, Woman)

"I had the luck of having an obedient body."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Body, Luck)

"When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge, in the mind of any man, that man is a Christian; and when the fruits of Christianity are produced, that man is a disciple of our blessed Lord, let his profession of religion be what it may."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Religion, Knowledge, Christian, Christianity, Man, May, Mind, Obedience, Profession)

"There are no taboos in bed, and there shouldn't be any taboos in bed."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Bed)

"The other girls were so comfortable with their bodies and it eventually rubbed off on me."
- Brooke Langton
(Related: Girls)

"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
(Related: Contention, Names, Right, Speech, Trouble)

"Ideologies, however appealing, cannot shape the whole structure of perceptions and conduct unless they are embedded in daily experiences that confirm them."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Perceptions)

"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
(Related: Science, Conflict, Philosophy, Prejudice)

"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
(Related: Bed)

"I've always felt robbed of something by people not knowing I was a Jew."
- Piper Laurie
(Related: People)

"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
(Related: God, America, Day, Parents, Singing)

"When I'm in bed with a woman, my favorite move is a wrestling hold called the lip lock."
- Jerry Lawler
(Related: Bed, Favorite, Woman, Wrestling)

"The Beduin could not look for God within him: he was too sure that he was within God."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: God)

"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
(Related: Life, Balance, Being)

"When I'm on my deathbed, I'll hopefully be able to count more friends than parts that I had."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Friends)

"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
"The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding the age of the deposits and their economic potential was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose."
- Louis Leakey
(Related: Age, Time, Purpose, Beds, First, Potential, Study)

"Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price."
- Louis Leakey
"My talk show takes place in bed, in Italy."
- Amanda Lear
(Related: Bed, Italy, Talk)

"I counted on sixty days only, but I held out for 133. I didn't go into power, but to get power I borrowed some power from the President and made him sign a number of decrees and give me enough power to create a system capable of handling crisis situations."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: Power, Crisis, President)

"There is no reason why I should call myself a democrat."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: Reason)

"In order to build basic democracy here we'll need lives of two generations - at least forty years."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: Democracy, Generations, Order, Years)

"I mean that at least 80% of the Russian people feel destitute. It's the people who had their past and future taken from them - they don't get paid - many of them face a wall. They have nowhere to go."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: People, Future, Past)

"I have equal contempt for both left and right radicals."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: Contempt, Right)

"For 73 years a totalitarian regime ruled the country. Totalitarian regime."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: Country, Years)

"First of all I would make about 80% of the people law-abiding citizens again. The policy which is carried out now makes every entrepreneur and businessman a thief against his own will."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: People, Policy, First, Law, Now, Will)

"As I understand I took most so-called democratic states about 200 years on average to build their democracies. That is why, when we go to sleep under totalitarian rule and wake up in a democracy, it makes me laugh."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: Democracy, Sleep, states, Years)

"And this system sorted out the Chechen war in just 20 days. This way, I used the President's power, he didn't use me. It wasn't hard for me to leave - it isn't my scene. I have nothing to do there."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: War, Power, Nothing, President)

"You must go deeper into Russia - 150 kilometres from Moscow or more, and look there. The kids are fed with cattle feed - people don't get paid for half a year."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: People, Kids, Russia)

"I am a Soviet man, and Yeltsin is a Soviet man - maybe our grandchildren will be different."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: Man, Will)

"Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character."
- Robert E. Lee
(Related: Character, Authority, Obedience)

"It's awkward: Here you are with most of your clothes off in bed with this person who you've really just met. You're strangers to each other's bodies and you're coming together for the first time in front of all these people."
- Sheryl Lee
(Related: Time, People, Bed, Clothes, First, Strangers)

"Arnold Bennett was a writer I admired. He was actually taking notes at his father's deathbed."
- Hugh Leonard
(Related: Father, Writer)

"The best thing about lying in bed late is that you learn to distinguish between first things and trivia, for whatever presses on you has to prove its importance before it makes you move."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Bed, First, Importance, Lying)

"We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinton now is working very hard. He has sent a letter of apology to the Chinese. And, he's also given them a gift certificate for future nuclear secrets."
- David Letterman
(Related: Apology, Future, Now, Secrets)

"Don't forget it's daylight savings time. You spring forward, then you fall back. It's like Robert Downey Jr. getting out of bed."
- David Letterman
(Related: Time, Bed, Forget, Spring)

"When I've gone back to work, it's always with that sense of inevitability. That may be a complete delusion, but it's the one that I need to get out of bed and go about my business. That sense that I can't avoid this thing. I better just get on with it."
- Daniel Day Lewis
(Related: Business, Work, Bed, Delusion, May, Sense)

"Every compulsion is put upon writers to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile."
- Sinclair Lewis
(Related: Writers)

"I take a grave view of the press. It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy."
- A. J. Liebling
(Related: Bed, Democracy, Grave, Press)

"I rarely repeat playing the same role in a show. I figured I'd plumbed 90 percent the first time around, so let's move on to something where I'm starting from scratch."
- Hal Linden
(Related: Time, First)

"You replace it by 23 percent tax, a frank, transparent tax embedded in the cost at retail, and everybody gets to takes their whole check home. And the average income earner gets a 50 percent increase in take-home pay."
- John Linder
(Related: Home, Tax, Income)

"The undisturbed coastal plain is home to a wide variety of plants and animals and is the only wilderness sanctuary in North America that protects a complete range of the arctic ecosystem."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Home, America, Animals, Plants, Variety, Wilderness)

"The penalty of success is to be bored by the attentions of people who formerly snubbed you."
- Mary Wilson Little
(Related: Success, People)

"I do like to embed a fictional character firmly in an occupation."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: Character, Occupation)

"When I was playing I felt tired all the time. My recovery period was a lot longer than the other players. They'd be ok after an hour - I'd have to stay in bed till the next session."
- Jonah Lomu
(Related: Time, Bed)

"And I love the idea of spending the whole day in bed with my lover."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Love, Idea, Bed, Day)

"I grew up in the Bronx where you would stay up late with your girlfriends, just being silly in our bedrooms, whatever. And I was always the clown."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Being, Girlfriends, Silly)

"A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view."
- Sophia Loren
(Related: Purpose, Dress, Woman)

"You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction."
- George Horace Lorimer
(Related: Determination, Bed, Satisfaction)

"I do not exactly remember at what period I started my museum which absorbed so much of my time."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Time)

"One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams."
- E. V. Lucas
(Related: Dreams, Bed)

"My body grew hot, then cold. I tried to eat the bed sheets. My heart beat madly. Every joint in my body ached. When I took the cure they took it all away from me."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Heart, Bed, Body, Cure)

"I have a toy giraffe on my bed. I've got photographs over my desk as well as a mask of a giraffe in my kitchen. I am totally hooked."
- Joanna Lumley
(Related: Bed, Kitchen)

"I've got lots of good friends. I could have affairs. I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed. I can pick up my passport and go to France. I don't have to ask anybody."
- Joanna Lumley
(Related: Bed, End, France, Friends, Night)

"Music has always been transnational; people pick up whatever interests them, and certainly a lot of classical music has absorbed influences from all over the world."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: Music, People, World)

"I'm so thankful for the active obedience of Christ. No hope without it."
- John Gresham Machen
(Related: Hope, Christ, Obedience)

"If I have a choice between putting my kids to bed and going to a party, I'll put my kids to bed. If I have a choice of going to a restaurant or having friends round, I'll have friends round. Every time."
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Time, Bed, Choice, Friends, Kids, Party)

"Always wear cute pyjamas to bed, you'll never know who u will meet in your dreams."
- Joel Madden
(Related: Dreams, Bed, Cute, Will)

"They're talking about banning cigarette smoking now in any place that's used by ten or more people in a week, which, I guess, means that Madonna can't even smoke in bed."
- Bill Maher
(Related: People, Bed, Now, Smoking, Talking)

"I am really chained to my computer these days so I work in my bedroom, which is a room I have worked in for years and years. It is just as much an office as a bedroom, and during the day, my bed is rather like an extension of my desk."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Work, Bed, Computer, Day, Office, Years)

"Hugh Everett's work has been described by many people in terms of many worlds, the idea being that every one of the various alternative histories, branching histories, is assigned some sort of reality."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Work, People, Idea, Being, Reality)

"I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don't believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It's not a bed of roses, and you have to work real hard at it."
- Nigel Mansell
(Related: Life, Work, Bed, Mistakes, Problems, Roses)

"It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Family, Faith, Discipline, Difference, Ideals, Law, Principles, Punishment, Religious, Right, Teaching, Wrong)

"I have never been bribed as a Prime Minister."
- Kamisese Mara
"It is with obedience to your call that I take up the burden of government leadership for the final time."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Government, Leadership, Time, Burden, Obedience)

"Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Success, Perseverance)

"My bed is actually two king beds put together."
- Cindy Margolis
(Related: Bed, Beds)

"Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscribed In one self place, for where we are is hell, And where hell is there must we ever be."
- Christopher Marlowe
(Related: Hell, Limits, Self)

"RFID is going to get its technical embedding time it needs as serious players are not going to get involved on a sufficient scale with something that might not work."
- Mike Marsh
(Related: Time, Work, Needs)

"Others go to bed with their mistresses; I with my ideas."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Ideas, Bed)

"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Bed, Running)

"Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Marriage, Politics)

"There's only one thing I never did and wish I had done: climbed over a fence."
- Queen Mary
"When things don't work well in the bedroom, they don't work well in the living room either."
- William Masters
(Related: Work, Living)

"The first girl you go to bed with is always pretty."
- Walter Matthau
(Related: Bed, First, Pretty)

"We've never played at this place before. This place is big, and I'm kinda nervous, so we're going to make it feel small by pretending we're in a... bedroom. We'll hang off the edge of the bed, take off our shoes and get naked!"
- Dave Matthews
(Related: Bed)

"I mean, The New York Times actually had an interesting case recently where they described a detainee who was afraid of the dark, and so he was purposely kept very much in the dark."
- Jane Mayer
"Common tyrants, and public oppressors, are not intitled to obedience from their subjects, by virtue of any thing here laid down by the inspired apostle."
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Related: Virtue, Obedience, Public)

"As a consequence, geneticists described evolution simply as a change in gene frequencies in populations, totally ignoring the fact that evolution consists of the two simultaneous but quite separate phenomena of adaptation and diversification."
- Ernst Mayr
(Related: Change, Evolution, Fact)

"There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, Money, People, Control, Being, Importance, May, Needs, Passion, Self)

"Those who oppressed us described us as the Dark Continent!"
- Thabo Mbeki
"The core political values of our free society are so deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents, lunatics generally, ever dare to threaten them."
- John McCain
(Related: Society, Values, Consciousness)

"In too many cases, the moms, the dads, the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Life, Bed, Brothers, Cancer, Children, Disease, Sisters)

"There are certain nights you and your image just aren't in the same bed."
- Matthew McConaughey
(Related: Bed)

"The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb, but rather the empty grave clothes - undisturbed in form and position."
- Josh McDowell
(Related: Clothes, First, Grave)

"Yeah, what happened was Universal wanted one of the characters to be nice so they chose me so there was a scene where the girl was tied to the bed and I let her go."
- Matthew McGrory
(Related: Bed)

"If you've got Mystique as your girlfriend the fun you could have in bed - I've just imagined X-Men 3 might open with me in bed with Patrick Stewart."
- Ian Mckellen
(Related: Girlfriend, Bed, Fun, Open)

"Johnny once described our relationship by saying we were as close as two people could be without being married."
- Ed McMahon
(Related: People, Being, Saying)

"If I could embed a locator chip in my child right now, I know I would do that. Some people call that Big Brother; I call it being a father."
- Scott McNealy
(Related: Father, Brother, People, Being, Now, Right)

"Fans always ask, 'What did the bedroom look like?' All they ever saw was Alice or Ralph going in and out."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Fans)

"A bedroom requires a bed. Everything else was extravagance. Well, he had a bed all right."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Bed, Extravagance, Right)

"Calculating how much carbon is absorbed by which forests and farms is a tricky task, especially when politicians do it."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Politicians)

"Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park', or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script where my character is simply described as 'A Man'."
- Fred Melamed
(Related: Time, Character, Kids, Man, Want)

"Obedience keeps the rules. Love knows when to break them."
- Anthony de Mello
(Related: Love, Obedience, Rules)

"It's about a young man who has climbed to fame and he discovers that his writing and the relationship with his wife are really more important for him than anything else."
- Ismail Merchant
(Related: Wife, Fame, Man, Writing)

"Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl."
- George Meredith
(Related: Love, Bed, Jealousy)

"I was born in my parents' bedroom on January 16. The World Almanac says it was 1909. I say it was 1912. But what difference does it make as long as I feel 33?"
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Difference, Parents, World)

"The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Artist, Mind)

"The priest is Christ's slave, and Christ himself took the form of a slave and became obedient to death. So the priest in serving human needs lives a Godward life, possessed by God and witnessing that only when lives are utterly possessed by God do they find their true freedom."
- Arthur Middleton
(Related: God, Death, Life, Christ, Freedom, Needs)

"For those of us who have lost loved ones in their prime - as I did when my father and other relatives succumbed - even one of those years would have been a precious gift."
- Michael Milken
(Related: Father, Relatives, Years)

"The man who is forever disturbed about the condition of humanity either has no problems of his own or has refused to face them."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Humanity, Problems)

"I was asleep, in the upstairs bedroom, in the rear of the house. There was this tremendous crash, there was a terrible wind force hitting my body, and then I blanked out."
- Larry Miller
(Related: Body, Force, Wind)

"Not wishing to be disturbed over moral issues of the political economy, Americans cling to the notion that the government is a sort of automatic machine, regulated by the balancing of competing interests."
- C. Wright Mills
(Related: Government, Americans, Economy, Machine, Wishing)

"I could get into bed with James Bond, then take my false leg off and it would really be a gun."
- Heather Mills
(Related: Bed)

"I had the drink after I fell out of bed. It hurt."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Bed, Hurt)

"What I am looking for... is an immobile movement, something which would be the equivalent of what is called the eloquence of silence, or what St. John of the Cross, I think it was, described with the term 'mute music'."
- Joan Miro
(Related: Music, Eloquence, Silence)

"I'm approaching a period in my life though where I'd like to be totally absorbed into music, doing concerts, writing something. Basically, that IS what I am doing."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Life, Music, Writing)

"To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Bed, Embarrassment, Lady)

"I don't like people to feel completely described by the clothes they wear of mine. I want them to feel that they're describing themselves."
- Isaac Mizrahi
(Related: People, Clothes, Want)

"What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Bed)

"Hell has been described as a pocket edition of Chicago."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Chicago, Hell)

"Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Fame, Tranquility)

"When I play, I become entirely absorbed in the game. It may be a form of concentration."
- Helen Wills Moody
(Related: May, Play)

"I would bend over backward to be back on Grey's. Any day, I'll choose lying in bed with Katherine Heigl looking over me over getting thrown against walls by supernatural persons at 5 in the morning."
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan
(Related: Bed, Day, Lying, Supernatural)

"It is made the duty of every Commanding Officer in the Department, to arrest and send to these Headquarters, under guard, every officer or soldier who may be found absent from his command, without the regular leave in writing, prescribed by Regulations and General Orders."
- John H. Morgan
(Related: Duty, May, Writing)

"I now resolved to go to bed early, with a firm purpose of also rising early the next day to revisit this charming walk; for I thought to myself, I have now seen this temple of the modern world imperfectly; I have seen it only by moonlight."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Thought, Purpose, Temple, Bed, Day, Now, World)

"Why do they put the Gideon bibles only in the bedrooms, where it's usually too late?"
- Christopher Morley
"The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms."
- Dick Morris
(Related: War, Negative, Beginning, End, Events, Iraq, Network, News)

"His claim to his home is deep, but there are too many ghosts. He must absorb without being absorbed."
- Willie Morris
(Related: Home, Being, Deep)

"I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, from the other person. I never absorbed that. I always thought that there was something deficient about such people."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Thought, People, Insult)

"When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me."
- Steven Morrissey
(Related: Death, Life, Bed, Lying)

"I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style."
- Jelly Roll Morton
(Related: Chicago, Credit, Hell, Style, Today)

"King consciously steered away from legal claims and instead relied on civil disobedience."
- Constance Baker Motley
(Related: Legal)

"St. Teresa of Avila described our life in this world as like a night at a second-class hotel."
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Related: Life, Night, World)

"I've already written 300 space poems. But I look upon my ultimate form as being a poetic prose. When you read it, it appears to be prose, but within the prose you have embedded the techniques of poetry."
- Story Musgrave
(Related: Poetry, Being, Poems, Prose, Space)

"The thoughts of my emotionally so disturbed days must be found again, shifted and developed further. Here and there something of the loose remarks I make must be used, but only when it finds my attention again."
- Robert Musil
(Related: Thoughts, Attention)

"Happy is the novelist who manages to preserve an actual love letter that he received when he was young within a work of fiction, embedded in it like a clean bullet in flabby flesh and quite secure there, among spurious lives."
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Related: Love, Work, Fiction)

"The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Bed, Night, Regret)

"In bed at night, I could be reading some book, and I'll come across a sentence that's totally unrelated to some scene I did years ago. But I'll play the scene back in my mind and think, I did that wrong - I should've opened the door more slowly."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Bed, Mind, Night, Play, Reading, Wrong, Years)

"Nature is under control but not disturbed."
- Beatrix, Queen of the Netherland
(Related: Nature, Control)

"My hope that the Church will emerge as a strong leader in society is just that a hope. What I described in The Catholic Moment is not a prophecy but the outline of a possibility. There are no guarantees that my hopes expressed in The Catholic Moment will ever be realised."
- Richard John Neuhaus
(Related: Society, Leader, Hope, Possibility, Church, Prophecy, Will)

"So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years."
- Aaron Neville
(Related: Law, Prayer, Years)

"The reports of the eclipse parties not only described the scientific observations in great detail, but also the travels and experiences, and were sometimes marked by a piquancy not common in official documents."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Detail)

"The result was that, if it happened to clear off after a cloudy evening, I frequently arose from my bed at any hour of the night or morning and walked two miles to the observatory to make some observation included in the programme."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Bed, Evening, Night, Observation, Result)

"We print 37 million copies, and we found out about the unfortunate news as we were putting the issue to bed."
- Olivia Newton-John
(Related: Bed, News)

"Ideas are elusive, slippery things. Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside, so you can stab them during the night before they get away."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Ideas, Night)

"I have lived and slept in the same bed with English countesses and Prussian farm women... no woman has excited passions among women more than I have."
- Florence Nightingale
(Related: Women, Bed, English, Woman)

"I got briefly mistaken for someone who might be good in bed, which was very, very good."
- Bill Nighy
(Related: Bed)

"In the morning he was lying dead on one of the beds fully clothed. He was dead. I got the impression he wanted to go, and I must have killed him. I can't remember strangling him. I just sat there shocked."
- Dennis Nilsen
(Related: Impression, Beds, Lying)

"SF isn't a genre; SF is the matrix in which genres are embedded, and because the SF field is never going in any one direction at any one time, there is hardly a way to cut it off."
- Larry Niven
(Related: Time, Direction)

"Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Dignity, Presidency)

"It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling to free myself from the morass. If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of being out of touch with reality."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Being, Reality, Talk)

"My doctor asked me how many golf balls I had hit in my career. I'm lying there in bed calculating somewhere between four and five million golf balls I had hit to do that on my body."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Bed, Body, Career, Golf, Lying)

"Satan cannot win. Why not? Because he has denied God's sovereignty and disobeyed God's law. But Moses was told explicitly, God's blessings come only from obedience. Satan will not win because he has abandoned God's tool of dominion, biblical law."
- Gary North
(Related: God, Blessings, Law, Obedience, Satan, Will)

"Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns, do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior, that they are so united to creative people."
- Andre Norton
(Related: People, Behavior, Cats, United)

"A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence, and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area. And so it went with many country towns around Australia."
- Phillip Noyce
(Related: Country)

"I miss Saturday morning, rolling out of bed, not shaving, getting into my car with my girls, driving to the supermarket, squeezing the fruit, getting my car washed, taking walks."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Car, Bed, Driving, Girls)

"Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep, left there to dream of their happiness."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Happiness, Dream, Bed, Flowers, Lovers, Now, Sleep)

"I find this proposed amendment very, very, very, very shocking. And immoral. And, you know, if civil disobedience is the way to go about change, then I think a lot of people will be going to San Francisco."
- Rosie O'Donnell
(Related: Change, People, Will)

"If there had been three public editors before me, the body might have absorbed it a little bit better."
- Daniel Okrent
(Related: Body, Editors, Public)

"I don't want to make it sound like a hotbed of lesbianism but I did have a number of relationships."
- Jean O'Leary
(Related: Lesbianism, Relationships, Sound, Want)

"I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Change, People)

"That made me feel very disturbed, because it never seemed to be about how much hard work was involved. Ever. It was about... 'hazel eyes'. It does help if you can brush that stuff off."
- Julia Ormond
(Related: Work, Eyes, Hard work, Help)

"In the last fifty years science has advanced more than in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Nature, Science, Gods, Mankind, Years)

"We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm."
- George Orwell
(Related: Men, Beds, Harm, Night, Sleep, Violence, Visit)

"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."
- George Orwell
(Related: Men, People, Beds, Night, Sleep, Violence)

"I have accordingly considered it, and now appear not only in obedience to your order, but likewise in behalf of the inhabitants of this town, who have presented another petition, and out of regard to the liberties of the subject."
- James Otis
(Related: Now, Obedience, Order)

"A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow."
- Ovid
(Related: Death, Idea, Man, Right)

"But most distinctly, I remember always saying to myself that when I get big, I'm not going to go to bed hungry, I'm not going to wear hand-me-down clothes."
- Buck Owens
(Related: Bed, Clothes, Saying)

"Statistics show that many people watch our show from the bedroom. and people you ask into your bedroom have to be more interesting than those you ask into your living room. I kid you not!"
- Jack Paar
(Related: People, Living, Statistics)

"The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Feet, Man)

"I spent every night until four in the morning on my dissertation, until I came to the point when I could not write another word, not even the next letter. I went to bed. Eight o'clock the next morning I was up writing again."
- Abraham Pais
(Related: Bed, Night, Word, Writing)

"As I absorbed life here and understood it better, I just completely fell in love with England."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Life, Love, England)

"By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: May)

"Men who are too good looking are never good in bed because they never had to be."
- Sarah Jessica Parker
(Related: Men, Bed)

"Careful?! Was my mother careful when she stabbed me in the heart with a coat hanger while I was still in womb?"
- Trey Parker
(Related: Mother, Heart)

"When one gets in bed with government, one must expect the diseases it spreads."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Government, Bed)

"Hitler bombed London into submission but in fact it created a sense of national solidarity."
- Tom Paulin
(Related: Fact, London, Sense, Solidarity)

"From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Food, Act, Eating)

"Don't take tomorrow to bed with you."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Bed, Tomorrow)

"I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack."
- Simon Pegg
(Related: Lie, Bed)

"Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it."
- William Penn
(Related: Justice, Obedience, Property)

"Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God."
- William Penn
(Related: God, Obedience, Rebellion)

"It was sort of his 'Brando' moment - his very 'method' moment. He just absorbed it and continued on."
- Barry Pepper
"Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends."
- Samuel Pepys
(Related: Bed, Friends)

"Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin - it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring."
- S. J. Perelman
(Related: Love, Dying)

"If it weren't for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song."
- Carl Perkins
(Related: Bed, Song)

"A parent being called to the school because their child had misbehaved was as serious as a parent being called to the police station because their child had robbed a bank."
- Martin Lewis Perl
(Related: Being, Police, School)

"A picture is worth 10K words - but only those to describe the picture. Hardly any sets of 10K words can be adequately described with pictures."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Words, Worth)

"In English every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: English, Programming, Word)

"The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Time, Building, Future, Job, Jobs, Prosperity, Schools)

"You have very accurately described the difficulty of presenting my books on film: many of my characters are alone most of the time, and when they do talk, what they say is mostly lies. That can make for a pretty confusing film."
- Thomas Perry
(Related: Time, Books, Difficulty, Film, Lies, Pretty, Talk)

"I was coming back from Tel Aviv recently, and we had forty minutes of bumps. I got so scared I grabbed a paper and pen and put them in my pocket, just in case we crashed and I needed to write a letter from wherever we landed."
- Daniela Pestova
(Related: Pen)

"Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: Work, Bed, Hell)

"Like, I kind of developed my musical style in a vacuum. Even though I listen to a lot of stuff, the way I wrote was in my bedroom, really privately. It's still the way I write, actually."
- Liz Phair
(Related: Style)

"I discovered my wife in bed with another man, and I was crushed. So I said, 'Get off me, you two!'"
- Emo Philips
(Related: Wife, Bed, Man)

"Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but of great talent; and men of no talent, but of one principle - that of obedience to their superiors."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Men, Talent, Life, Obedience, Succeed)

"I have a lot of chameleon qualities, I get very absorbed in my surroundings."
- River Phoenix
"Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement!"
- John Piper
(Related: Food, Sex, Kitchen, Satisfaction, Tribute)

"In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream."
- Luigi Pirandello
(Related: Love, Dream, Bed, Sleep)

"Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed."
- Brad Pitt
(Related: Bed, Being, Wind)

"For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions."
- Plato
(Related: Music, State)

"A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Men, Religion, Death, Argument, Charity, Christ, Crime)

"To simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Bed)

"With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses."
- James K. Polk
(Related: Bed, Presidency, Roses)

"I personally have never made a movie in Hollywood, because I don't want to get up in my own bed and then go to the movie set, and then come home at night to my real life."
- Sydney Pollack
(Related: Home, Life, Bed, Hollywood, Night, Want)

"Crabbed and obscure definitions are of no use beyond a narrow circle of students, of whom probably every one has a pet one of his own."
- Frederick Pollock
(Related: Pet, Students)

"Science may be described as the art of systematic over-simplification."
- Karl Popper
(Related: Art, Science, May)

"I always performed when I was a child. My parents got very annoyed, because my brother and I had our little bedrooms upstairs, and I would plaster the house with posters with arrows pointing upstairs."
- Franka Potente
(Related: Brother, Parents)

"Thank God I have the seeing eye, that is to say, as I lie in bed I can walk step by step on the fells and rough land seeing every stone and flower and patch of bog and cotton pass where my old legs will never take me again."
- Beatrix Potter
(Related: God, Lie, Bed, Eye, Land, Old, Will)

"Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality."
- Beatrix Potter
(Related: Goodness, Originality, School)

"I want so much for my lover. At night when our beds are drawn close together I waken and see his dear yellow head on the pillow - sometimes his arm thrown over on my bed - and I kiss his hand, very softly so that it will not waken him."
- Dawn Powell
(Related: Kiss, Bed, Beds, Night, Want, Will)

"Noah and his family were the only loyal and obedient subjects to the legal power: they alone were saved."
- Orson Pratt
(Related: Family, Legal)

"I used to wear boxers and a tank top, but now I sleep in the nude. It's kind of weird, because I used to have to wear something to bed, whether it was a tank top or whatever. And now if I have any clothes at all on, it's really hard to get to sleep."
- Laura Prepon
(Related: Bed, Clothes, Now, Sleep)

"An orange on the table, your dress on the rug, and you in my bed, sweet present of the present, cool of night, warmth of my life."
- Jacques Prevert
(Related: Life, Bed, Dress, Night, Present)

"Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy."
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: War, Being, Democracy, Losing, Now, Years)

"The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?"
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: Bed, First, Snow, World)

"Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?"
- Sextus Propertius
(Related: God, Bed)

"In theory one is aware that the earth revolves, but in practice one does not perceive it, the ground upon which one treads seems not to move, and one can live undisturbed. So it is with Time in one's life."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Life, Time, Earth, Practice, Theory)

"A sold-out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Home, Idea, Bed, First, Night, Pressure)

"It was a night when London was ringed and stabbed with fire."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Fire, London, Night)

"And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses."
- Francis Quarles
(Related: Beds, Roses)

"The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Success, Opportunity)

"After all, at end of the day, when you're breathing your last, it's not your producer, director, or cast mates by your bedside; it's your children. Keep that in mind."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Children, Day, End, Mind)

"One can see that a canvas is six feet by eight feet, say, quite accurately. But you can spend two minutes and think it's five, or thirty seconds and it's just a different bed for activities there."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Bed, Feet)

"Nobody minded what you did in bed or what you said about God, a very civilized attitude in 1948."
- Simon Raven
(Related: God, Attitude, Bed)

"Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Age, Information)

"Fraud, robbery, and murder have characterized the English usurpation of the government of our country. Why, for the last fifty years we have been robbed in the matter of taxes of hundreds of millions."
- John Edward Redmond
(Related: Government, Country, English, Fraud, Murder, Taxes, Years)

"I am very grateful to God everyday that my eyes flutter open and I can jump out of that bed!"
- Jerry Reed
(Related: God, Eyes, Open)

"When I come home and I'm tired from filming all day, I expect her to be there and make sure everything is cool for me. You know, like drawing my bath and helping me into bed."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Home, Bed, Day)

"It's not government's business what people do in their private bedrooms."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Business, People, Government)

"Radical conservatives want to police bedrooms."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Police, Radical, Want)

"There is a crisis of public morality. Instead of policing bedrooms, we ought to be doing a better job policing boardrooms."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Morality, Crisis, Job, Public)

"The later it gets the more disturbed the city becomes. I go with Albert through the streets. Men are standing in groups at every corner. Rumours are flying. It is said that the military have already fired on a procession of demonstrating workers."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Men, Flying, Military, Workers)

"For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed."
- Mary Lou Retton
(Related: Bed, Years)

"You can only sleep in one bed at a time."
- Nick Rhodes
(Related: Time, Bed, Sleep)

"My mother told me I was begging her to be an actor when I was four. My father and my grandfather saw at least one or two movies a week; they were film buffs, so I guess it just rubbed off on me. And now it's kind of become a way of life for me."
- Giovanni Ribisi
(Related: Life, Movies, Mother, Father, Actor, Film, Now)

"Doing love scenes is always awkward. I mean, it's just not a normal thing to go to work and lay in bed with your co-worker."
- Denise Richards
(Related: Love, Work, Bed)

"It is for each of us freely to choose whom we shall serve, and find in that obedience our freedom."
- Mary Richards
(Related: Freedom, Obedience)

"I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: Experience, Time, Being, Skin, Today, Trouble)

"Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: English, Eyes, May, Opponents, Stupidity)

"Some astronauts sleep in sort of beds - compartments that you can open up and crawl into and then close up, almost like a little bedroom."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Beds, Open, Sleep)

"I'll talk to kids afterward and somebody will always say, 'I'll leave my bedroom window open for you."
- Cathy Rigby
(Related: Kids, Open, Talk, Will)

"If I can't play for big money, I play for a little money. And if I can't play for a little money, I stay in bed that day."
- Bobby Riggs
(Related: Money, Bed, Day, Play)

"Painters have always needed a sort of veil upon which they can focus their attention. It's as though the more fully the consciousness is absorbed, the greater the freedom of the spirit behind."
- Bridget Riley
(Related: Attention, Consciousness, Focus, Freedom, Spirit)

"More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Marriage, Bed)

"But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and our Fire with the phlegm water, they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out of their infernal prison, and with less losse of their Spirits, than by the former way before described."
- George Ripley
(Related: Work, Fire, Prison, Spirits, Water, Will)

"Previously, on Lock, Stock, I went to bed at two in the morning and woke up at five in the morning, and on this one I was known to nod off on the set occasionally."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Bed)

"Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: God, Bed, Country, Living, Open, Sky, Television)

"I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Beds, Hate, Months)

"I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was 'the man goes on top and the woman underneath.' For three years my husband and I slept in bunk beds."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Life, Sex, Mother, HusbBeds, Blame, Man, Poor, Woman, Years)

"My father described me as the oldest baby he'd ever seen. I apparently was very serious and reflective."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Father, Baby)

"And these things are pretty much foundational: thou shall not kill, steal, bear false witness. All these things are embedded into the laws we enjoy in our nation."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Laws, Nation, Pretty)

"There are pastors who won't go to people's sick beds. How can people of God turn their back on the sick, poor and hungry?"
- James Robinson
(Related: God, People, Beds, Poor)

"If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Bed)

"At least 50 times. I've jumped off a building, jumped off a cliff in a car. I've been in bedrooms when women came in with knives and guns."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Women, Car, Building)

"So I'm more at home with my backpack, sleeping in a hotel room or on a bus or on an airplane, than I am necessarily on a bed. It's weird being here. It feels like I'm standing next to my real life."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Home, Life, Bed, Being)

"I was saluted by Alex Ferguson when I was subbed and that made me very happy."
- Cristiano Ronaldo
"I wish I had as much in bed as I get in the newspapers."
- Linda Ronstadt
(Related: Bed, Newspapers)

"I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Bed)

"Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Law, Obedience)

"Well, it so happens that I have had a spinal curvature since I was about thirteen and every once in a while that has given me some trouble, and at that time it began to kick up again. and occasionally I have to get into bed and nurse a severe backache."
- Ethel Rosenberg
(Related: Time, Bed, Trouble)

"Don't get married to an actress because they're also actresses in bed."
- Roberto Rossellini
(Related: Bed)

"Obedience is the fruit of faith."
- Christina Rossetti
(Related: Faith, Obedience)

"Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as a man who does not want to work or does not want to work at a challenging job, and most people are disturbed if a man in a well- paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it."
- Alice S. Rossi
(Related: Work, People, Values, Job, Man, Nothing, Want)

"I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Enjoyment)

"Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Force, Obedience, Right)

"I began taking pictures in the natural world to be able to show people what I was experiencing when I climbed and explored in Yosemite in the High Sierra."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: People, World)

"Luckily, many other people tell me how they have had a particular landscape photograph of mine in their office or bedroom for 15 years and it always speaks to them strongly whenever they see it."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: People, Office, Years)

"This preparatory sort of idealism is the one that, as I just suggested, Berkeley made prominent, and, after a fashion familiar. I must state it in my own way, although one in vain seeks to attain novelty in illustrating so frequently described a view."
- Josiah Royce
(Related: Fashion, Idealism, Novelty, State)

"I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun."
- Babe Ruth
(Related: Women, Bed, Drinking, Fun, Promise, Will)

"By his disobedience of God's law, before man had exercised his power to bring children into the earth, not only Adam lost everything for himself, but his children were born as sinners, imperfect, and without the right to live."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Power, God, Children, Earth, Law, Man, Right)

"You will not be carried to Heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Bed, Heaven, Lying, Will)

"My faith has no bed to sleep upon but omnipotence."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Faith, Bed, Sleep)

"I do not wear my emotions on my sleeve. I was once described by my own son Stephen as an emotional ostrich."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Son, Emotions)

"I'm still disturbed if a chord isn't together, but your priorities change as you get older."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Change, Priorities)

"You remember some bedrooms you have slept in. There are bedrooms you like to remember and others you would like to forget."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Forget)

"The attitude of independence toward a constructed language which all national speakers must adopt is really a great advantage, because it tends to make man see himself as the master of language instead of its obedient servant."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Attitude, Independence, Language, Man)

"Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives."
- Siegfried Sassoon
(Related: Beds, Soldiers, Wives)

"I promised to always bring up a glass of water to her before we go to bed, and she promised to never let me dress myself."
- Fred Savage
(Related: Bed, Dress, Water)

"Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?"
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Time, Habit, Bed, Waste)

"As I grow older and older, And totter toward the tomb, I find that I care less and less, Who goes to bed with whom."
- Dorothy L. Sayers
(Related: Bed, Care)

"Well I was an asthmatic child. So that for most of my childhood I was in bed. Bedridden."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Bed, Childhood)

"The revolution has been dubbed The Orange Revolution, orange being the campaign color of Viktor Yushchenko. The demonstrators say they are tired of living under a corrupt government."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: Government, Being, Revolution, Living)

"I have a second bedroom I don't use. I'm going to start the Second Bedroom Film Festival. You're all invited."
- Vincent Schiavelli
(Related: Film)

"We taped all this and then got it transcribed and picked the best lines or ideas or ways to take a scene. I've done that many times, and it can improve the script but also wreck a perfectly good scene."
- John Schlesinger
(Related: Ideas)

"Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief."
- Franz Schubert
(Related: Hope, Bed, Grief, May, Night)

"It's a very typical UFO sighting. Carter said it changed color and, in the physical report, described it as being about the size of the moon. And he saw it with about twenty-five other people."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: People, Being, Moon)

"Theses officers were good friends, so it must have been a terrible argument, because the one who played chess with my father was so angry that he walked over to the dentist's house and got the dentist out of bed and shot him."
- Bruno Schulz
(Related: Father, Argument, Bed, Chess, Friends)

"The best way to deal with that is to live in a fully conscious, compassionate, loving way. Don't wait until you're on your deathbed to recognize that this is the only way to live."
- Morrie Schwartz
"Giving a 10-year mandatory minimum for a second offense fist fight is not going to reduce the chance that someone will be stabbed 16 times when you are not funding any of the programs that are desperately needed to actually reduce juvenile crime."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Chance, Crime, Fight, Giving, Will)

"You know, I've carried a weapon for 10 years, never shot anybody, never robbed anybody. It has saved my life twice, but I know they're not toys. I practice with firearms, I enjoy shooting, it's a hobby of mine and I have a healthy respect for them."
- Luke Scott
(Related: Life, Practice, Respect, Years)

"When they were in Papua New Guinea, God just totally grabbed a hold of Will's heart and totally changed him. And within three months he was saved and he's never looked back since."
- Michael Scott
(Related: God, Heart, Months, Will)

"There were schools and hospitals who were ready to take people with undescribed injuries, but not necessarily ready to take people with severe radiation poisoning."
- William Scranton
(Related: People, Hospitals, Schools)

"I'm gonna do the whole bedroom in camel color - it's an old lady color."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: Lady, Old)

"We had a one bedroom, one bathroom, one closet apartment with four girls."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Girls)

"The only society I like is rough and tough, and the tougher the better. There's where you get down to bedrock and meet human people."
- Robert W. Service
(Related: Society, People)

"Obedience is the primary object of all sound education."
- Elizabeth Missing Sewell
(Related: Education, Obedience, Sound)

"The noise resembles the roar of heavy, distant surf. Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below."
- Ernest Shackleton
"The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Smiles)

"I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Father, Daughter, Living, May, Will)

"I guess he wanted to see a little more sexual activity because in real life, in bed I think less is more and let the woman come to me. Frankly, I don't even need a woman there."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: Life, Bed, Woman)

"In the year and a half I was on SNL, I never saw anybody ad lib anything. For a very good reason - the director cut according to the script. So, if you ad libbed, you'd be off mike and off camera."
- Harry Shearer
(Related: Reason)

"Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties."
- Gail Sheehy
(Related: Creativity)

"My first civil disobedience arrest for social justice was in 1986 for protesting the SDI."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: First, Justice)

"I honestly do not know if civil disobedience has any effect on the government. I can promise you it has a great effect on the person who chooses to do it."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Government, Effect, Promise)

"I remember my second game for England - we lost 2-0 to Norway, I was subbed and didn't do myself justice and I thought that was the end of my England career."
- Teddy Sheringham
(Related: Thought, Career, End, England, Justice)

"What does good in bed mean to me? When I'm sick and I stay home from school propped up with lots of pillows watching TV and my mom brings me soup - that's good in bed."
- Brooke Shields
(Related: Home, Mom, Bed, School)

"My voice had a long, nonstop career. It deserves to be put to bed with quiet and dignity, not yanked out every once in a while to see if it can still do what it used to do. It can't."
- Beverly Sills
(Related: Bed, Career, Dignity, Quiet, Voice)

"Well, I love Pink Floyd, so I wouldn't be offended by it. I only intentionally robbed them three or four times."
- Josh Silver
(Related: Love)

"Movie SF is, by definition, dumbed down - there have only been three or four SF movies in the history of film that aspire to the complexity of literary SF."
- Dan Simmons
(Related: History, Movies, Complexity, Film, Literary)

"I didn't beat her. I just pushed her out of bed."
- O. J. Simpson
(Related: Bed)

"Any kid will run any errand for you, if you ask at bedtime."
- Red Skelton
(Related: Will)

"I am disturbed that the identification and clothing of our public officials is so easily reproduced."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Public)

"No matter how big or soft or warm your bed is, you still have to get out of it."
- Grace Slick
(Related: Bed)

"Bedside manners are no substitute for the right diagnosis."
- Alfred P. Sloan
(Related: Manners, Right)

"My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbor, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Love, Father, People, America, Freedom, Lady)

"I wrote about people who liked fake fireplaces in their parlor, who thought a brass horse with a clock embedded in its flank was wonderful."
- Betty Smith
(Related: Thought, People)

"The seasons come up undisturbed by crime and war."
- George A. Smith
(Related: War, Crime, Seasons)

"I've got a book of poetry by the bed, one of these big collections that goes back to the Greeks and Romans."
- Martin C. Smith
(Related: Poetry, Bed)

"Agatha Christie has given more pleasure in bed than any other woman."
- Nancy Banks Smith
(Related: Bed, Pleasure, Woman)

"To business that we love we rise bedtime, and go to't with delight."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Business, Love, Delight)

"No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool."
- Thomas V. Smith
(Related: Death, Hope, Fool, Living, Man, Pride)

"Thus a man was born into a fixed relation to certain gods as surely as he was born into a relation to his fellow-men; and his religion... was simply one side of the general scheme of conduct prescribed for him by his position as a member of society."
- William Robertson Smith
(Related: Society, Religion, Gods, Man)

"In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual."
- William Robertson Smith
(Related: Religion, People, Mythology, Ritual, Rules)

"When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Work, Values, Garden, Past, Sculpture)

"You can have power over people as long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in you power."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Power, People, Man)

"You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Power, People, Man)

"I began to pray those same fervent prayers, lying in bed at night, hoping to see a scroll unrolled from the ceiling with a message from God just for me."
- James Green Somerville
(Related: God, Bed, Lying, Night)

"Anything in history or nature that can be described as changing steadily can be seen as heading toward catastrophe."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: History, Nature)

"It was as simple as this: The Kennedys had a feeling of being heightened and it rubbed off on the people who came in contact with them. They were a unit."
- Charles Spalding
(Related: People, Being, Feeling)

"We are more disturbed by a calamity which threatens us than by one which has befallen us."
- John Lancaster Spalding
(Related: Calamity)

"I do have odd habits. I check under my bed every night for the bogeyman. That's just a little thing, though."
- Tori Spelling
(Related: Bed, Habits, Night)

"Government is operated by deeply embedded, hopelessly entangled bureaus where nothing is accomplished because the function of the bureau is to intercept every living idea and smother it."
- Gerry Spence
(Related: Government, Idea, Living, Nothing)

"It is time for the world, the hemisphere and the region to make sure that relevant institutions of civil society and relevant laws are embedded in the mechanisms of governance."
- Baldwin Spencer
(Related: Society, Time, Laws, World)

"When we opened our eyes, we saw bedrock exposed in the walls of the crater."
- Steven Squyres
(Related: Eyes)

"My bed isn't made, I'm tired, I haven't slept well for two weeks. I haven't been laid in a month. I don't have a girlfriend. I have a warrant for my arrest."
- Layne Staley
(Related: Girlfriend, Bed)

"Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke - Go and have a look in my bedroom, It's covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence."
- Ringo Starr
(Related: First, Influence, May, Sound)

"We came around the corner, I kissed her and after I kissed her she relaxed. And then I grabbed her and kissed her again and she was shocked! And that was what we wanted."
- Rod Steiger
"I have to say that it was a very strange experience when, later in life, I represented Byron Scott and was negotiating with West - whose picture I used to have over my bed! That took some getting used to."
- Leigh Steinberg
(Related: Experience, Life)

"Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Family, Will)

"It's no treat being in bed with me."
- Howard Stern
(Related: Bed, Being)

"Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Life, Marriage, Battle, Bed, Roses)

"I wouldn't know a space-time continuum or warp core breach if they got into bed with me."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Bed, Space)

"I've just built a studio in my mama's old bedroom, which I thought was fitting; she died last year. We've recorded nine songs recorded in there already; we're sort of just chipping away."
- Stephen Stills
(Related: Thought, Old, Songs)

"The name of Jesus, like a secret charm, awakened similar emotions in the hearts of all the converts, and called immediately into action every feeling of moral loveliness, and every desire of dutiful obedience, which constitute Christian purity."
- John Strachan
(Related: Action, Christian, Charm, Desire, Emotions, Feeling, Name, Obedience, Purity)

"In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me - they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man."
- David Strathairn
(Related: Democracy, Film, Rights, Man)

"On gym days, I don't get to my desk until 4 in the afternoon, and everything except bedtime and the appointment with the liquid narcotic is pushed back a bit."
- Peter Straub
"There were mornings when I just didn't want to get out of bed. But once again, I'm in an adverse situation and having to deal with something new and learn how to do it."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Bed, Want)

"Content and technology are strange bed fellows. We are joined together. Sometimes we misunderstand each other. But isn't that after all the definition of marriage?"
- Howard Stringer
(Related: Marriage, Technology, Bed, Content)

"Bobbed hair makes women look uniform. They lack individuality."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: Women, Hair, Individuality)

"I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child."
- Anne Sullivan
(Related: Love, Thought, Knowledge, Mind, Obedience)

"I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Greatness, Man)

"I get really restless when I haven't worked for a day and a half. I have a recurring dream that people are lined up next to my bed, waiting for autographs and taking pictures of me!"
- Taylor Swift
(Related: People, Dream, Bed, Day, Waiting)

"May not music be described as the mathematics of the sense, mathematics as music of the reason? The musician feels mathematics, the mathematician thinks music: music the dream, mathematics the working life."
- James Joseph Sylvester
(Related: Life, Music, Dream, Mathematics, May, Reason, Sense)

"Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns, but they became part of my normal landscape. What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp."
- George Takei
(Related: Machine, Normality)

"I spent my boyhood behind the barbed wire fences of American internment camps and that part of my life is something that I wanted to share with more people."
- George Takei
(Related: Life, People, American)

"I did not lose myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Pain, Water, Years)

"I sort of became infatuated with soldiers. I got to know some of them and got a little perturbed with Hollywood making a spectacle out of them and making them look like they have screwed up somehow."
- Channing Tatum
(Related: Hollywood, Soldiers)

"If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you."
- James Taylor
(Related: Music, Self)

"It is a process of discovery. It's being quiet enough and undisturbed enough for a period of time so that the songs can begin to sort of peek out, and you begin to have emotional experiences in a musical way."
- James Taylor
(Related: Time, Being, Discovery, Quiet, Songs)

"For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm."
- Edwin Way Teale
(Related: Beauty, Nature, Dawn, Mind)

"I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible."
- Saint Teresa
(Related: Power, Obedience)

"Today, all patients accepted for treatment at St. Jude's are treated without regard for the family's ability to pay. Everything beyond what is covered by insurance is taken care of, and for those without insurance, all of the medical costs are absorbed by the hospital."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Medical, Family, Ability, Care, Today, Treatment)

"All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed, and wakes them in the morning."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Men, Family, Bed, Children)

"Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Liberty)

"I am particularly disturbed that our country is the largest financial supporter of an organization that not only wastes a lot of our money but also seems to be increasingly anti-American in its policies and conduct."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Money, Financial, Country)

"Early to rise and early to bed makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead."
- James Thurber
(Related: Bed, Man)

"Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband)."
- James Thurber
(Related: Ability, Bed, Man, Sophistication)

"My departure from Hollywood was described as a walk-out. No one understood that I was cracking up."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Departure, Hollywood)

"Every minute this broad spends outside of bed is a waste of time."
- Michael Todd
(Related: Time, Bed, Waste)

"I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living?"
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Life, Sympathy, People, Future, Living)

"With these vast advantages, ordinary and extraordinary, one would have supposed the North would have been content, and would have at least respected the security and tranquility of such obedient and profitable brethren; but such is not human nature."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Nature, Content, Human nature, Security, Tranquility)

"Teachability and trust always leads to total obedience."
- Ed Townsend
(Related: Trust, Obedience)

"The problem for me, still today, is that I write purely with one dramatic structure and that is the rite of passage. I'm not really skilled in any other. Rock and roll itself can be described as music to accompany the rite of passage."
- Pete Townshend
(Related: Music, Today)

"To think the world therefore a general Bedlam, or place of madmen, and oneself a physician, is the most necessary point of present wisdom: an important imagination, and the way to happiness."
- Thomas Traherne
(Related: Happiness, Imagination, Present, World)

"The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation."
- Pierre Trudeau
(Related: Business, Nation, State)

"The only interesting thing that can happen in a Swiss bedroom is suffocation by feather mattress."
- Dalton Trumbo
"No one on his deathbed ever said, I wish I had spent more time on my business."
- Paul E. Tsongas
(Related: Business, Time)

"This brings us to Anarchism, which may be described as the doctrine that all the affairs of men should be managed by individuals or voluntary associations, and that the State should be abolished."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Men, Doctrine, May, State)

"First, then, State Socialism, which may be described as the doctrine that all the affairs of men should be managed by the government, regardless of individual choice."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Men, Government, Choice, Doctrine, First, May, Socialism, State)

"At one point, I didn't get out of bed for, I think, three months, and I went down to the bottom of the hill one day and I had to call somebody to get me to come back up - come pick me up because I couldn't physically walk up the hill."
- Tanya Tucker
(Related: Bed, Day, Months)

"In the end, nature is inexorable: it has no reason to hurry and, sooner or later, it takes what belongs to it. Unconsciously and inflexibly obedient to its own laws, it doesn't know art, just as it doesn't know freedom, just as it doesn't know goodness."
- Ivan Turgenev
(Related: Nature, Art, End, Freedom, Goodness, Laws, Reason)

"It just feels like Erwin and me... even at night I don't feel I have to look pretty in bed."
- Tina Turner
(Related: Bed, Night, Pretty)

"I feel like I'm on top of the world. Honestly, I feel like I've climbed a very giant mountain, and I'm just standing right on top with my arms wide open and breathing rarified air."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Open, Right, World)

"I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Life, Trust, Honesty, Bed, Compassion, Sense)

"I've always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?"
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Thought, Act, Animals, Bed, Night, Sleep)

"We all have a great time. And then I go to bed, get up and do it all over again. I like my life."
- Bonnie Tyler
(Related: Life, Time, Bed)

"Life excites me-just little, normal, everyday things. Getting out of bed. Getting dressed. Making food. I find it all exciting."
- Liv Tyler
(Related: Life, Food, Bed)

"My wife and I had decided not to let anybody take pictures of our home because it was just the last place on earth we had that was unscathed. But people have climbed over the fence; they've taken aerial shots. They've gotten my address and put it on the Internet."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Home, Wife, People, Earth, Internet)

"To see how Christ was prophesied and described therein, consider and mark, how that the kid or lamb must be with out spot or blemish; and so was Christ only of all mankind, in the sight of God and of his law."
- William Tyndale
(Related: God, Christ, Law, Mankind, Sight)

"I learned that you should feel when writing, not like Lord Byron on a mountain top, but like child stringing beads in kindergarten, - happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another."
- Brenda Ueland
(Related: Writing)

"Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved."
- Peter Ustinov
(Related: Sex, Bed, Conversation, Problems)

"I dream of instruments obedient to my thought and which with their contribution of a whole new world of unsuspected sounds, will lend themselves to the exigencies of my inner rhythm."
- Edgard Varese
(Related: Thought, Dream, Will, World)

"As I laid in the hospital bed I started thinking that I had a show to do. I was hoping the Doctor would put me together so I could do the show."
- Ben Vereen
(Related: Bed, Thinking)

"But for the first time in many years, I get to sleep in my own bed every night. I haven't done that, literally, in years. It seems like such a small thing, but it is so nice."
- Linda Vester
(Related: Time, Bed, First, Night, Sleep, Years)

"My father was predisposed to drunken rages. I would hide under the bed. My sister and I were talking just the other day about the terror a drunken man in a rage can create in a child."
- Antonio Villaraigosa
(Related: Father, Sister, Bed, Day, Man, Talking, Terror)

"My house is a bit like a teenager's bedroom. The kind of pictures you have hanging up on your wall say a lot about you. I've got ones of Evel Knievel, Elvis and Starsky and Hutch, signed by David Soul."
- Tim Vine
(Related: Soul)

"It will no longer be war that is the continuation of politics by other means, it will be what I have dubbed 'the integral accident' that is the continuation of politics by other means."
- Paul Virilio
(Related: Politics, War, Accident, Will)

"That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: Immortality, Man, Nothing)

"The reason we're getting bombed is 'cause we were on one side, and we're gonna remain on that side. We can't waver because these are our enemies right now. I'm sorry. I'm gonna say it out loud. The Arabs, that's right, are our enemies. That's right."
- Jimmie Walker
(Related: Enemies, Now, Reason, Right)

"After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must say I have climbed my last political mountain."
- George C. Wallace
(Related: Consideration)

"Writers' bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the shock of a copy editor's early wake-up call."
- Bill Walsh
(Related: Writers)

"In Iraq, embedding allows us to put reporters in situations that would otherwise be too dangerous for them."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Iraq)

"Our embedded reporters during the war agreed to guidelines established by the military."
- Jim Walton
(Related: War, Military)

"During the war, in which several of our embedded correspondents were able to report from moving vehicles crossing the Iraqi desert, the use of technology made news gathering safer."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Technology, War, News)

"Even in Los Angeles, where we lived, when we would date somebody or go out with them, if we went out with somebody else the next night, we often found that women were banging on our windows while we were bedded down with other women!"
- Burt Ward
(Related: Women, Night, Windows)

"I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom."
- Andy Warhol
(Related: Home, Party)

"Politics makes strange bedfellows."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Politics)

"I'm a tomboy now. I always wanted to fit in with my brother's group, so I climbed trees and played with lead soldiers. But I'm a woman's woman. I never understood women who don't have woman friends."
- Naomi Watts
(Related: Women, Brother, Friends, Now, Soldiers, Trees, Woman)

"I haven't been to sleep for over a year. That's why I go to bed early. One needs more rest if one doesn't sleep."
- Evelyn Waugh
(Related: Bed, Needs, Rest, Sleep)

"Well, there's that girl on the Internet - although this isn't an example of someone who doesn't know they're on - but there's a girl on the Internet who posts one photograph every two minutes from her bedroom."
- Peter Weir
(Related: Example, Internet)

"The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor."
- Johnny Weissmuller
(Related: Actor, Day)

"When one turns over in bed, it is time to turn out."
- Arthur Wellesley
(Related: Time, Bed)

"She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong."
- Mae West
(Related: Success, Wrong)

"Nobody likes having salt rubbed into their wounds, even if it is the salt of the earth."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Earth, Wounds)

"I did start reading quite young but I was always read to by my parents, who are both actors. Bedtime stories from when I was about two/three to when I was about 15. In fact they didn't stop until I eventually kind of kicked them out of my bedroom."
- Samuel West
(Related: Actors, Fact, Parents, Reading)

"Life is always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope."
- Edith Wharton
(Related: Life, Bed)

"Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Men, God, Arguments, Obedience, Pleas)

"That fateful stretch of road has since been dubbed the Highway of Death."
- John Whitehead
(Related: Death, Road)

"Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Flowers, Garden)

"The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Country, Proof)

"Everything from the little house was in the wagon, except the beds and tables and chairs. They did not need to take these, because Pa could always make new ones."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Beds)

"The greatest job I ever had was working on my family farm. Each morning my father would come into my bedroom around 4:30 am and command me to get up and work the fields. I would spend the next two hours before school slopping pigs and cropping tobacco."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Family, Work, Father, Job, School)

"In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!"
- Lucinda Williams
(Related: Bed, Lying, Singing)

"If I am no longer disturbed myself, I will deal less with disturbed people, but I don't regret having concerned myself with them because I think most of us are disturbed."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: People, Regret, Will)

"I've often cringed when I heard myself described as a jazz singer. I've always thought of myself as a jazz vocalist."
- Cassandra Wilson
(Related: Thought, Jazz)

"I got sick and tired of my lady wearing ugly underwear to bed, so I turned to the Internet."
- John Wilson
(Related: Bed, Lady, Internet, Ugly)

"Sometimes, an afternoon spent in bed with someone can be the most important thing in the universe."
- Malcolm Wilson
(Related: Bed, Universe)

"My bedspread isn't washable. Since my bedding has to be washed every day, I'll have to throw it out."
- April Winchell
(Related: Day)

"There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described. I photograph to see what something will look like photographed."
- Garry Winogrand
(Related: Fact, Nothing, Will)

"It was a woman's bedroom, actually a boudoir, and no man belonged in it except by invitation."
- Kathleen Winsor
(Related: Man, Woman)

"Our country - whether bounded by the St. John's and the Sabine, or however otherwise bounded or described, and be the measurements more or less; - still our country, to be cherished in all our hearts, and to be defended by all our hands."
- Robert Charles Winthrop
(Related: Country)

"Had the Hebrews not been disturbed in their progress a thousand and more years ago, they would have solved all the great problems of civilization which are being solved now under all the difficulties imposed by the spirit of the Middle Ages."
- Isaac Mayer Wise
(Related: Civilization, Progress, Being, Difficulties, Now, Problems, Spirit, Years)

"Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed."
- P. G. Wodehouse
(Related: Success, Writer)

"Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Blind, End, Mind, Obedience, Will)

"I don't go out that much anymore, unfortunately. I used to enjoy it, but I'm just so busy. Like last night, everybody else went out, and I just went straight home and went to bed."
- Lee Ann Womack
(Related: Home, Bed, Night)

"I suspect there have been a number of conspiracies that never were described or leaked out. But I suspect none of the magnitude and sweep of Watergate."
- Bob Woodward
"When not deeply engaged in creative activities, or numbed out by the TV, I felt empty. My heart hurt. I often felt hollow or as if I were some sort of wispy ghost, barely existing."
- Judith Wright
(Related: Heart, Hurt)

"In our gliding experiments we had had a number of experiences in which we had landed upon one wing, but the crushing of the wing had absorbed the shock, so that we were not uneasy about the motor in case of a landing of that kind."
- Orville Wright
"I have never subscribed to the Dirty Pallet school of painting."
- Peter Wright
(Related: Painting, School)

"I find it refreshing to unplug from it for a while. You kind of forget how deeply you get embedded in it."
- Will Wright
(Related: Forget)

"I robbed them, and I killed them as cold as ice, and I would do it again, and I know I would kill another person because I've hated humans for a long time."
- Aileen Wuornos
(Related: Time)

"I am disappointed and disturbed by both the NFL and the Dodgers - but much more by the Dodgers."
- Zev Yaroslavsky
"Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Connection, May, Taste)

"Of-course we did, but we didn't reply because we knew once this leaks the others will scatter, so in the few days we moved quickly before the press got hold of it. The press did get hold of it a few days later, we nabbed, we were able to get 15, the others got away."
- Lee Kuan Yew
(Related: Press, Will)

"I was seeing everything through pain. I would roll out of bed and do my exercises. I had to do that to work out the remainder of the pain pills. I would drink coffee and go to the set and plunge myself so far into my work."
- Dick York
(Related: Work, Bed, Coffee, Pain)

"On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired."
- Andrew Young
(Related: Bed, Luxury)

"My son complains about headaches. I tell him all the time, when you get out of bed, it's feet first!"
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Time, Son, Bed, Feet)

"I had dreams of catching the ball for the final out in the World Series and being mobbed by my teammates. Well, I guess all my dreams didn't come true."
- Robin Yount
(Related: Dreams, Being, World)

"The conviction of our Ukrainian nation is embedded in the pages of its history."
- Viktor Yushchenko
(Related: History, Conviction, Nation)

"I had this whole ritual with my mother making the bed with me inside it so I would be invisible."
- Ahmet Zappa
(Related: Mother, Bed, Ritual)

"I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Life)

"While I had often said that I wanted to die in bed, what I really meant was that in my old age I wanted to be stepped on by an elephant while making love."
- Roger Zelazny
(Related: Age, Love, Bed, Old)

"It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Action, Character, Discipline, Bed, Commitment)

"There was one very special scene at the end of the film. My character, Zhao Di, has been sick. She wakes up and her mother tells her that the man she loves has come back from the city and had spent the day by her bedside."
- Zhang Ziyi
(Related: Mother, Character, Day, End, Film, Man)

"I understand why some kid in his bedroom in Wisconsin thinks downloading songs couldn't hurt anyone. True fans will buy the CD or go see the movie after downloading, but to say it doesn't affect anyone - come on."
- Rob Zombie
(Related: Fans, Hurt, Songs, Will)

"I love men in bed when they are sleeping. But then they have to go and wake up."
- Daphne Zuniga
(Related: Love, Men, Bed)