Quotes and Sayings about Body



"That's why so many stars are making pictures in Europe today. The tax guys are making thieves out of everybody."
- Bud Abbott
(Related: Europe, Tax, Stars, Today)

"Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Achievement)

"You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Soul, Body, Emotions, Forget, Play)

"I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs."
- John Abercrombie
(Related: Fear, Body, Mind, Road, Terror)

"When there wasn't any money involved, for all intents and purposes, nobody gave a damn. But now the land, supposedly worthless, is seen for what it really is: an incredibly valuable asset."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Money, Land, Now)

"So as soon as the land was worth something and there was money in the bank, all of a sudden everybody got interested in non-discrimination, in who's really going to administer this stuff."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Money, Land, Worth)

"Being on the run, having to change the way that you do business, being unable to plan in a safe and secure environment, always looking over your shoulder, knowing that some day somebody's going to knock on your door and it's going to be your last."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Change, Business, Being, Day, Environment)

"I'm not going to just say nice things about everybody unless I mean it."
- F. Murray Abraham
"You can't beat somebody with nobody."
- Jack Abramoff
"I hope America sees I am a goofy guy andI'm kind a crazy, I hope they see that I am a musician aswell, that I have music all around my body - I'm just exfoliating music, and I just hope America sees that."
- Casey Abrams
(Related: Music, Hope, America, Body)

"I try to do that in this book without preaching - to try to do as you just said that you really have to defend the First Amendment rights of everybody."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: First, Rights, Preaching)

"If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means, you have missed the body of the poem."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: Body)

"The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your body and get interested in someone else's."
- Goodman Ace
(Related: Body, Cure, Forget)

"I wasn't really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Body, Students)

"It scares you: all the noise, the rattling, the shaking. But the look on everybody's face when you're finished and packing, it's the best smile in the world; and there's nobody hurt, and the well's under control."
- Red Adair
(Related: Control, Hurt, Smile, World)

"My job as an actress is to make things work and come up with reasons of my own and not just fill in the blanks for anybody else, you know what I mean?"
- Amy Adams
(Related: Work, Job)

"I do love shoes that make my legs longer. I have the upper body of someone who's 5ft 8in, so high heels help me even out the discrepancy."
- Amy Adams
(Related: Love, Body, Help)

"Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: God)

"Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: People)

"If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves."
- Douglas Adams
"Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Men, Women, People, Elections, Vote)

"The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved. One can trust nobody and nothing."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Trust, Purpose, Lies, Nothing, Press)

"Everybody knew that I could type pretty well."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Pretty)

"Be careful that what you write does not offend anybody or cause problems within the company. The safest approach is to remove all useful information."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Cause, Company, Information, Problems)

"Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Patriotism, Hope, Affection, Interest, Nation)

"Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Health, Body, Cheerfulness, Mind)

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Body, Exercise, Mind, Reading)

"Anybody can win - unless there happens to be a second entry."
- George Ade
"I cried when I found out I was a finalist, I kind of went limp when they called my name. I felt like my spirit jumped out of my body, and I was just flesh - it was just amazing."
- Naima Adedapo
(Related: Body, Name, Spirit)

"All parts of the human body get tired eventually - except the tongue."
- Konrad Adenauer
(Related: Body, Tongue)

"The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind."
- Stella Adler
(Related: Work, Actor, Body, Mind, Voice)

"A junkie is someone who uses their body to tell society that something is wrong."
- Stella Adler
(Related: Society, Body, Wrong)

"Nature is something outside our body, but the mind is within us."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Nature, Body, Mind)

"Nobody I represent is pretending to be the pope or a role model for young people. People have to live their lives. They have the right to smoke if they want."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: People, Right, Want)

"Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: People, Beliefs, Opinions, Vote)

"I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Body, Ladies, Man, Now, Popular, Pretty, Thinking)

"You don't cheat anybody out of their experience, whatever it is."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Experience)

"I think everybody should have a great Wonderbra. There's so many ways to enhance them, everybody does it."
- Christina Aguilera
"In Iran I think nobody loses their job because of making a statement that reflects their opinion. From this point of view, conditions in Iran are far better than in many other places in the world."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Job, Opinion, World)

"I mean, that's kind of what this business is about in some ways. You're trying to make everybody like you. But you can't do that. You can't force everybody - anybody to like you if they're just not willing to do it."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Business, Force, Trying)

"I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Family, Positive, Example, Want)

"You know, I think I'm a stronger person for realizing that you can't make everybody love you."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Love)

"One of the processes of your life is to constantly break down that inferiority, to constantly reaffirm that I Am Somebody."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Life, Inferiority)

"Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: People, Dance)

"I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation. I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody - not only in France, in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world. We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer, we must Livestrong."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: People, Cancer, Disease, Europe, Fight, France, World)

"I don't really have an issue with showing certain parts of my body. I'd rather not, but it's not a big deal. Growing up in Sweden, it's natural over there."
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Body, Growing up)

"Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Art, Soul, Body, Resolution, Weakness)

"It is an essential tenet of our whole representative form of government, the idea that there should not be some tyranny which makes it so nobody can even have a chance to vote."
- Todd Akin
(Related: Government, Idea, Chance, Tyranny, Vote)

"There's no such thing as a perfect guy. I think it would be strange if somebody was absolutely everything you always wanted, because then there'd be no challenge. Also, you'd feel inferior."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Challenge)

"I'm busy doing my job, and being a loudmouth doesn't appeal to me as much as when I was younger and had the youthful delusion that I was smarter than everybody else."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Being, Delusion, Job)

"Almost everybody that's well-known gets tagged with a nickname."
- Alan Alda
"It's not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It's a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I'm not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn't interest me."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Life, Impression, Interest, Trying)

"No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Being, Existence, Goodness, Man, Woman, World)

"No one's conception of art is going to be acceptable to everybody."
- Jane Alexander
(Related: Art)

"I still feel like I have a lot of growing up to do 'til I find the voice. Everybody has their own voice and their own thing they want to say to the world."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Growing up, Voice, Want, World)

"I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Love, People, World)

"You've got to push yourself harder. You've got to start looking for pictures nobody else could take. You've got to take the tools you have and probe deeper."
- William Albert Allard
(Related: Tools)

"The clothes back in those days were made so much better than clothes are today. They actually took time to make clothes to fit a woman's body. Today they make clothes that fit sizes, so it stretches to fit this and that."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Time, Body, Clothes, Today, Woman)

"I don't have a political bone in my body."
- Joan Allen
(Related: Body)

"At a pool party, with everybody around, a guy and I had sex in the pool, but nobody knew it."
- Krista Allen
(Related: Sex, Party)

"But Barry, to me, is head and shoulders above everybody."
- Marcus Allen
"I wanted to be as far away from everybody as I could be. I found it difficult to be close to anybody, not just the guys in the band."
- Rick Allen
"I had a really good time with Martha Stewart, who also is somebody I really admire a lot. I've learned a lot from her and I think all of America has, about attention to detail and using fresh ingredients and making things beautiful and special."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Time, America, Attention, Detail)

"The great mystery to me is how restaurant critics think they can get away with doing their job without anybody noticing who they are."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Job, Mystery)

"What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream?"
- Woody Allen
(Related: Dream, Nothing)

"Man consists of two parts, his mind and his body, only the body has more fun."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Body, Fun, Man, Mind)

"I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Age, Family, Conservative, End, Wonder, World, Wrong)

"We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Life, Quality, Want, World)

"There's always somebody older, richer, more desperate than you."
- Kirstie Alley
"I always had really long swimmer's arms. The last to totally go is always my thighs and butt, but my old body is there somewhere."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Body, Old)

"I hate everybody."
- GG Allin
(Related: Hate)

"I don't want to be in some big beautiful place that nobody want me, because I play the blues."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Play, Want)

"What I want to do, is play music for somebody who believe in me."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Music, Play, Want)

"The Beatles had just come out, and everybody had a band. It was incredible competition out there."
- Gregg Allman
(Related: Competition)

"The difference between tragedy and comedy: Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else, while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: Comedy, Difference, Tragedy)

"I find that it's nice to work with somebody and spin off on someone else's feelings. You get a little jaded by yourself."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Work, Feelings, Jaded)

"Blair... is accusing us of executing British soldiers. We want to tell him that we have not executed anybody. They are either killed in battle, most of them get killed because they are cowards anyway, the rest they just get captured."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Battle, Cowards, Rest, Soldiers, Want)

"I'm the kind of person who just can't wait to get on a train and not know where I'm going. I definitely want to live life to the fullest. And that's the type of man I'm attracted to - somebody with that spontaneous spirit."
- Summer Altice
(Related: Life, Man, Spirit, Want)

"For instance, why are we terrorizing this country, leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline, as somebody, as somebody mentioned?"
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Country, Crime, Leading, Murder)

"I was planning, I told everybody, to take him on the road with me. At the very least I fully expected to keep up my hectic pace, and my passion as a war correspondent."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: War, Passion, Planning, Road)

"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)

"Everybody got away from what Pearl Jam are supposed to be."
- Jeff Ament
"With Pearl Jam, everybody is so good at what they do, it's hard to get up the courage to say, Can I sing this part, or, I want to play guitar. I feel like I have more courage to do that."
- Jeff Ament
(Related: Courage, Guitar, Play, Want)

"We just finished making a record. Everybody wants to play shows, so we're going to after that."
- Jeff Ament
(Related: Play)

"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)

"One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there's nobody there to forgive them."
- Kingsley Amis
(Related: Religion, Benefits)

"If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing."
- Kingsley Amis
(Related: Writing)

"There's room for everybody on the planet to be creative and conscious if you are your own person. If you're trying to be like somebody else, then there is isn't."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Trying)

"I know I'm an acquired taste - I'm anchovies. And not everybody wants those hairy little things."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Taste)

"I came back to do a live concert. Nobody had done that before and I know my managers were worried."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Managers)

"I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever wanted to leave our house."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Family, Funny)

"We don't want to miss anybody or slight anybody."
- Bob Anderson
(Related: Want)

"I'll give it a shot. But I don't know that a year from now I'm going to be here. Nobody does."
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Now)

"The people who make policy decisions should damned well know what they are talking about before they make the decisions. There is nobody who is an expert on cloning who would be afraid after seeing Attack of the Clones."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: People, Policy, Decisions, Talking)

"I don't think the author should make the reader do that much work to remember who somebody is."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Work)

"I think that somebody with the resources and innovation and the idea is going to come out of nowhere and come up with a successful space travel program."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Travel, Idea, Successful, Innovation, Space)

"I so much appreciate it when anybody tries to make something and tries to be an artist - I'm happy to see the work."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Work, Artist)

"Three cigarettes in, your body already craves it. It is that addictive."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Body)

"Look at any black-and-white movie; everybody is smoking."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Smoking)

"If somebody invented cigarettes today, the government would not legalize them."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Government, Today)

"I felt ashamed for what I had done. I don't have any excuses. I did what I did. I take full responsibility for myself and my actions. I wouldn't pawn this off on anybody. I'm sorry it happened. And I hurt people."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: People, Actions, Excuses, Hurt, Responsibility)

"This liberty will look easy by and by when nobody dies to get it."
- Maxwell Anderson
(Related: Liberty, Will)

"I don't get a sense of American pride. I just get a sense that everyone is here, battling the same thing - that around the world everybody's after the same thing, just some minor piece of happiness each day."
- Paul Thomas Anderson
(Related: Happiness, American, Day, Pride, Sense, World)

"When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about how people will approach the building and experience that space."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Design, Experience, People, Body, Building, Space, Will)

"Did somebody dream there is some way that the government doesn't need us?"
- Dwayne Andreas
(Related: Government, Dream)

"I was under contract to Paramount. They wanted to make me into somebody which I was not. So I got so scared and rebelled, so they threw me out of the studio."
- Ursula Andress
"I don't use my body to seduce, no. I just stand there."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Body)

"Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it."
- Mario Andretti
(Related: Family, Passion)

"Richard Burton rang me up once and said, Do you know you're my only leading lady I've never slept with? I said, Well, please don't tell everybody, it's the worst image."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Lady, Leading)

"In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Experience, Time, Body, Order, Spiritual, Spirituality)

"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Work, Courage, Hope)

"Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Time)

"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Heart, Care, Will)

"Nobody in America, in the modern generation, has read their mythology or legends."
- Kenneth Anger
(Related: America, Legends, Mythology)

"Nobody thinks of themselves as sexy, really. Some days you go, 'Hey, I'm not going too bad today.' But if you try and be sexy, you'll never be sexy."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Today)

"If somebody ever wished to be me for a day, they'd be the most pissed-off person once they got here. They would be, like, in hell."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Day, Hell)

"I guess we'd be living in a boring, perfect world if everybody wished everybody else well."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Living, World)

"Everybody around the world wants to send their kids to our universities. But nobody wants to send their kids here to public school."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Kids, Public, School, World)

"I'd heard he was good, and what the hell sense does it make not to hire somebody because of their color?"
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Hell, Sense)

"I am not going to share my private life with millions of people. I don't find a need to do that and nobody else close to me does either."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Life, People)

"I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Earth, Independence, Living, Security, Sense)

"It's hard being a hostage in somebody else's mouth - or a character in somebody else's novel."
- David Antin
(Related: Character, Being)

"I'm standing up thinking. Anybody who wants to listen is welcome. If not, I'm happy to see them go."
- David Antin
(Related: Thinking)

"I was trying to find out what it was that everybody else understood without giving up my stubborn and hard-won lack of understanding."
- David Antin
(Related: Giving, Trying, Understanding)

"We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Life, Growth, Body, First, Spirit)

"Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Being, Hollywood, Nothing, Talking)

"Everybody sees me as this sullen and insecure little thing. Those are just the sides of me that I feel it's necessary to show because no one else seems to be showing them."
- Fiona Apple
"I got drunk when I was five. Everybody gets drunk before they're 21."
- Fiona Apple
"I don't know if anybody wants to mix their politics with their entertainment."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Politics, Entertainment)

"I dare anybody to look at me and say I'm anorexic. I'm so totally not."
- Fiona Apple
"When you're surrounded by all these people, it can be even lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anybody or talk to anybody, you feel like you're really alone."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Trust, People, Talk)

"I've gone through stages where I hate my body so much that I won't even wear shorts and a bra in my house because if I pass a mirror, that's the end of my day."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Body, Day, End, Hate)

"There aren't many poster children for cool angst. Everybody thinks it's cool if you're the bad girl."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Children)

"To convert somebody go and take them by the hand and guide them."
- Thomas Aquinas
"But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Beginning, Community, Revolution, Office)

"The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Life, Family, Being, Events, Friends, Losing)

"I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them."
- Diane Arbus
"Get up tomorrow early in the morning, and earlier than you did today, and do the best that you can. Always stay near me, for tomorrow I will have much to do and more than I ever had, and tomorrow blood will leave my body above the breast."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Blood, Body, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one."
- Aristotle
(Related: Soul, Body)

"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy."
- Aristotle
(Related: Power, Time, Purpose, Right)

"You're going through the horror of it, you're going through the isolation of it but you're being empowered by reminding yourself that you're connected to everybody else."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Being, Horror, Isolation)

"First and foremost, it was fun. Everybody involved with it made you feel like they were an important contributor to the process. We were made to feel valued."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: First, Fun)

"I think that was the case here. We just wanted it to be good for everybody."
- Adam Arkin
"One of the towering people in this industry said, why don't you go and make a five-year contract with somebody, make yourself several million dollars and put it away, then go and do whatever you want, work for public TV if you want."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Work, People, Public, Want)

"I want everybody in the news business to think of ABC before they go any place else. If it costs us an extra few thousand dollars to do that, what does it mean?"
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Business, News, Want)

"When you're on tour you definitely don't want lots of arguments. It's very important that everybody gets on because you're in close proximity a great deal of the time."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Time, Arguments, Want)

"Politics will sooner or later make fools of everybody."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Politics, Fools, Will)

"Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to make a better article."
- Philip Armour
"School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobodys perfect, so why practice?"
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Life, Future, Practice, School)

"The older you get, the more you realize you're drifting toward a direction, and sometimes your significant other drifts into an opposite direction. You can't blame anybody for it."
- Dido Armstrong
(Related: Blame, Direction)

"It's great to go on your own and discover new things just for yourself, to meet new people and all that. If you're all on your own, then there is nobody there to guide you and you have to make all the decisions for yourself. It's quite liberating in a way."
- Dido Armstrong
(Related: People, Decisions)

"Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay, game on. No prisoners. Everybody's going down."
- Lance Armstrong
(Related: Thought, Illness, Rejection)

"When we got married, nobody gave it more than two weeks. There were bets all over the country, with astronomical odds against us."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Country)

"Nobody bats 500. We all make mistakes."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Mistakes)

"Whatever man uses without the fear of God, whatever he applies to the mere gratifying of his flesh, cannot fail to operate as a poison to the soul, however pleasant and salutary it may appear to be to the body."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: God, Soul, Fear, Body, Man, May, Poison)

"Most shows, you really have to force it. And everybody's nervous, and the network is nervous, and they've all got their notepads out, and they're all going to give notes on what they think is funny, and everybody's trying to spin their jokes, and this was so - the script was so good that we didn't have to really do anything, and it made it so easy for us to do well."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Funny, Force, Jokes, Network, Trying)

"Furthermore, order is a necessary condition for making a structure function. A physical mechanism, be it a team of laborers, the body of an animal, or a machine, can work only if it is in physical order."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Work, Body, Machine, Order)

"I think the most important thing for an artist is to not worry about what anybody else thinks. You just have to do what comes from your heart and your being and put it out there-that's true in any of the arts."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Heart, Artist, Being, Worry)

"I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business."
- Chester A. Arthur
(Related: Business, Life, May, President, states, United)

"Of all the things I do, acting is the thing that grabs most, but there's another level on which it strikes me as being a little silly. In the end you're dressing up and deciding to be somebody."
- Jane Asher
(Related: Acting, Being, End, Silly)

"Well, for the reasons I mention above, although I am not sure the live shows were really so brilliant - but nobody could hear much so perhaps it did not matter! It was certainly a very exciting time for us all."
- Peter Asher
(Related: Time)

"The fact is, it was a big show. We were a part of that show. Everybody watches for different reasons. There were some people who were tuning in that day to see what was going on with other characters."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: People, Day, Fact)

"It's a rare thing to find somebody you can work with, work off of, and have fun with."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Work, Fun)

"They're sheep. They like Bush enough to credit him with saving the nation after 9/11. Three thousand people get killed, and everybody thinks they're next on the list. The president comes along, and he's got his six-guns strapped on, and people think he's going to save them."
- Ed Asner
(Related: People, Credit, Nation, President, Sheep)

"The basic story for the opener is that word came through the bar that someone got knifed and killed up on the Moon Walk. It turns out to be one of the quarter regulars that everybody knows, including Maestro and Bone."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Moon, Word)

"In the history of Wikileaks, nobody has claimed that the material being put out is not authentic."
- Julian Assange
(Related: History, Being)

"Every Body has so good an Opinion of their own Understanding as to think their own way the best."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Body, Opinion, Understanding)

"Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Business, Body, Company, Conversation, Crowds, Mind, Present, Will)

"I got things like the lotus position long before anybody else did, or at least in the mainstream. But I had fun. I guess my legs are pretty flexible, so I used to get a kick out of doing things like that. I would get into a full lotus with my legs and then roll around."
- John Astin
(Related: Fun, Pretty)

"And it is easy to believe you are not good enough if you listen to everybody else."
- Mackenzie Astin
"I think people enjoy reading about money, but the people who are in charge of giving me guidance tell me not to talk about it in interviews. Why not? That's what everybody thinks about."
- Sean Astin
(Related: Money, People, Giving, Guidance, Reading, Talk)

"Well, sometimes when you say you want to be like everybody else, you're really saying that you're not."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Saying, Want)

"Everybody wants to be like everybody else."
- Christopher Atkins
"Let me tell you something: if you're on an island for three and a half months and you're four and a half hours by boat from the nearest store, and there's nobody but 30 crew members on the island, I guarantee that you'd be running around without your clothes on."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Clothes, Months, Running)

"It's so logical and so simple. Fat is the backup fuel system. The role it plays in the body is that when there's no carbohydrate around, fat will become the primary energy fuel. That's pretty well known."
- Robert Atkins
(Related: Body, Energy, Pretty, Will)

"The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one."
- Brooks Atkinson
(Related: Life, Growth, Illusion)

"If you don't run your own life, somebody else will."
- John Atkinson
(Related: Life, Will)

"I think the character does tend to suit an episodic thing, because what's fun about him is that he doesn't care about anyone else, and it's very difficult for a main character - a lead character - in a movie to not care about anybody else."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Character, Care, Fun)

"Nobody picks on a strong man."
- Charles Atlas
(Related: Man)

"My system uses no apparatus. The resistance of your own body is the best and safest apparatus."
- Charles Atlas
(Related: Body)

"I think a major element of jetlag is psychological. Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Home, Time)

"I think it is obscene that we should believe that we are entitled to end somebody's life, no matter what that person has supposedly done or not done."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Life, End)

"I had to work out that it was something that could move, without having everybody in spray painted leotards."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Work)

"Each simian had a much different body suit, so besides trying to define class across species, there was a definite attempt to dress each group in different styles."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Body, Class, Dress, Trying)

"I wish I had eight pairs of hands, and another body to shoot the specimens."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Body)

"He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted."
- Red Auerbach
"Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Education, World)

"Respect for right conduct is felt by every body."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Body, Respect, Right)

"Nobody minds having what is too good for them."
- Jane Austen
"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul."
- Alfred Austin
(Related: Nature, Soul, Heart, Body, Garden, Glory, Sun)

"I do not believe that defending traditional marriage between one man and one woman excludes anybody or usurps anybody's civil rights and denies anybody their civil rights."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Marriage, Civil rights, Man, Woman)

"But the great thing, and the horrible thing about the web is you can just throw stuff up there and it doesn't cost anybody anything."
- Eric Avery
"Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Body, Care, Needs)

"Everybody makes his path differently."
- Emanuel Ax
"I have been trying to find out exactly when listeners and performers decided that applause between movements would not be allowed, but nobody seems to have been willing to admit that they were the culprit."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Applause, Trying)

"The truth is that as we move forward, if one side says we can't raise any taxes on anybody or any interest, and the other side says we can't cut anything, we're obviously not going to make progress on this. And our interest is in making progress on this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Truth, Progress, Interest, Taxes)

"The music we made then was so amateurish, compared to the rest of mainstream pop or rock and roll. But what differentiated us from what everybody else was doing in the business was the fact that you could tell that these people came from different reference areas."
- Kevin Ayers
(Related: Business, Music, People, Fact, Rest)

"With each new book, the march of our national history takes a step forward. When one is present at a book launch, one is bearing witness to the birth of a new body of ideas, to the coming into being of another testimony of history."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: History, Ideas, Being, Body, March, Present)

"Look, I think by the time my case was over and other ones, everybody on both sides of the aisle in Congress said we can't run a government by this kind of process and they repealed the law and that's good."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Government, Time, Congress, Law)

"I'm going to go out and get everybody together and say I think we ought to protect this for generations to come. Now, let's get down to work and walk the land and talk about the conflicts and get everybody involved."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Work, Generations, Land, Now, Talk)

"I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Respect, Want)

"If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Happiness)

"The amount of things I have been through and the remarkable ways in which the body has reacted is just phenomenal. No wonder I became religious, because you don't know why something's happening to you and you don't know how you bounced back."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Body, Religious, Remarkable, Wonder)

"The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Soul, Being, Body, Night, Possession, Rest, Shadows, Sleep)

"When you play all that as a body of work there are four great songs, four mediocre songs and four bad songs. I didn't know it at the time; I was just doing my best."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Work, Time, Body, Play, Songs)

"The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Fortune)

"As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Actor, Effect)

"I'm always happier and a better actor when I can really lose myself in a character and become somebody else."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Character, Actor)

"Arsenic sticks around and today it's easily found after death if somebody thinks of looking for it, because the problem with arsenic, it isn't looked for in the common tests for drugs."
- Michael Baden
(Related: Death, Drugs, Tests, Today)

"Tape is wonderful at preserving evidence - fingerprints, hairs, fibers. Tape preserves this, especially on the sticky side, even if the body's been out there for a year."
- Michael Baden
(Related: Body)

"Sometimes it's literally just a feeling that you get that somebody is more interested than someone else; and they may both say they're interested, but you get a feeling."
- John Badham
(Related: Feeling, May)

"If we really want liberty - if we really want liberty - then we need to go out and get it, we need to take it, because nobody is going to give it to us. And we need to do it now."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Liberty, Now, Want)

"I knew it would happen. I knew I'd be No. 1. I'm a new artist; I don't know the rules. Nobody told me it wouldn't happen."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Artist, Rules)

"I'm free. I just do what I want, say what I want, say how I feel, and I don't try to hurt nobody. I just try to make sure that I don't compromise my art in any kind of way, and I think people respect that."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Art, People, Compromise, Hurt, Respect, Want)

"I have a master plan as an artist. I've always said I'm not going to be punching nobody's clock. I will work as an artist to survive in this world."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Work, Artist, Will, World)

"It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse."
- David Bailey
(Related: Nature, Body, Concern, Drinking, Eating, Exercise)

"Personally, I've found that the kind of thing that I like is going into somebody else's area and not playing their music but doing whatever I do in their area."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Music)

"I've always liked the effect of having somebody in there who hadn't the faintest idea what was going on."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Idea, Effect)

"Every kid needs a mentor. Everybody needs a mentor."
- Donovan Bailey
(Related: Needs)

"There is a large body of abolitionists in Clinton and Clark Counties in this state, and in Wayne County Indiana, that would undoubtedly support such a store, but whether their support would be sufficient, I am unable to say."
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Related: Body, State, Support)

"Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: First, Help)

"No, I'm not coaching. It's a huge responsibility to coach somebody."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Coach, Coaching, Responsibility)

"My weaknesses are my jumps. The reason is that although I land them in practice, when I actually compete or perform, I should let my body go and stabilize my mind better. Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts and emotions get to me on the ice."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Work, Negative, Thoughts, Body, Emotions, Land, Mind, Practice, Reason)

"The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Work, Body, Opinion)

"One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour."
- Colin Baker
(Related: Fear, Violence)

"I think we match up with anybody because our pitching. In a short series you run your big three out there or four out there. That generally is what wins a series - pitching and defense. If we can catch the ball and not give away any runs like we do sometimes."
- Dusty Baker
(Related: Defense)

"Grinch had so many people in make up - virtually everybody. We had about 100 people a day for five months. And every day we would use 100 sets of appliances."
- Rick Baker
(Related: People, Day, Months)

"In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Age, Love, Fashion)

"And God knows I needed to be forgiven. So I had to forgive everybody. And then God - as I read in the word, you're supposed to pray for your enemies. Try that one on."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: God, Enemies, Word)

"I don't know, examination I guess. And then they put the jump suit back on me again. I went through the compound - I remember somebody shouting, Jim don't let them break you."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Examination)

"If anybody seeks your advice, offer right and sincere advice."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Advice, Right)

"The biggest challenge for everybody to realize out there is that we're in a very complicated business world and that were all under one umbrella and it's very challenging for everybody to figure out where the priorities lie and where the loyalties lie."
- Scott Bakula
(Related: Business, Lie, Challenge, Priorities, World)

"The writer's greed is appalling. He wants, or seems to want, everything and practically everybody, in another sense, and at the same time, he needs no one at all."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Greed, Needs, Sense, Want, Writer)

"Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Heart, Purity)

"Everybody's journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Love, Americans, Disease, Fact, Homosexuality, Journey)

"Nuclear apocalypse - who do you need? Actors are probably not top of the list. What can I do for you? I can pretend to be somebody who can grow you some nice crops."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Actors)

"And being as I'm somebody who loves movies like The Machinist, I also love going along to big mass entertainment movies. I get in the mood for all kinds of movies, and so I like to try each of them."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Love, Movies, Being, Entertainment)

"I don't know what a monopoly is until somebody tells me."
- Steve Ballmer
"When are we going to say cancer is cured? I'm not sure when that will happen, if that will happen because cancer is a very slippery disease and it involves a vast number of cells in the body and those cells are continually mutating."
- David Baltimore
(Related: Body, Cancer, Disease, Will)

"Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Ugly, Woman)

"Modesty is the conscience of the body."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Body, Conscience, Modesty)

"There's a lot of people over time who have brought out all these funky records that everybody has started jumping on like a catch phrase... When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Time, People)

"I am quite surprised, that with all my work, and some of it is very, very good, that nobody talks about The Miracle Worker. We're talking about Mrs. Robinson. I understand the world... I'm just a little dismayed that people aren't beyond it yet."
- Anne Bancroft
(Related: Work, People, Talking, World)

"I've never worried about what audiences would accept or had a game plan regarding the career. I never had an idea of how I should look to my fans or anybody else."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: Idea, Audiences, Career, Fans)

"Nobody can be exactly like me. Even I have trouble doing it."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Trouble)

"Nobody can be exactly me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Trouble)

"I actually think that secrets are just a part of human nature and that everybody should have some."
- Elizabeth Banks
(Related: Nature, Human nature, Secrets)

"Nobody does anything for one reason."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Reason)

"Black women don't have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies. Black men love big butts."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Body, Problems)

"I lived on the top of one hill and the school was at the top of another hill. Nobody ever went to school by car - we didn't have any cars during the war. So that to and from school was itself a training."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Car, War, School, Training)

"Parents look at me like I'm somebody pretty important, and say, We were raised on your characters, and now we're enjoying them all over again with our children."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Children, Now, Parents, Pretty)

"When I became governor, spending actually increased 28 percent my first term. Revenue increased 42 percent my first term without raising anybody's taxes. We did it because we had more taxpayers with more taxable income. That's how you get the revenue up. We did that without raising anybody's taxes."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: First, Income, Taxes)

"There's no recovery on Main Street, I can tell you that for sure. And in a re - in an economy like this, we don't need to be raising anybody's taxes."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Economy, Taxes)

"Everybody in Spain is sick of me. But in America, there's curiosity about the new kid on the block who doesn't speak English very well. The attention makes me feel vulnerable, which is something I hadn't felt in a while. But I like it."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: America, Attention, Curiosity, English, Spain)

"Every time I wake up, I see myself like somebody beat me up."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Time)

"All I wanted to do was ride skateboards - I wanted to be a professional skateboarder. But I had this problem. I kept breaking half of my body skateboarding."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Body)

"Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Government, Education, People, Control, Destiny, Help, Poor)

"Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while."
- Charles Barkley
"If somebody hits you with an object you should beat the hell out of them."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Hell)

"I always felt myself to be an unlucky person like Donald, who is a victim of so many circumstances. But there isn't a person in the United States who couldn't identify with him. He is everything, he is everybody; he makes the same mistakes that we all make."
- Carl Barks
(Related: Circumstances, Mistakes, states, United)

"Of course, nothing happens until somebody sells something."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Nothing)

"Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Body, Building, Fish, Giving)

"Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want."
- Clive Barnes
(Related: People, Culture, First, Television, Want)

"Jackass: The Movie is great. I think it's in the tradition of physical comedy, which I'm really interested in. Its relationship to gravity, and how gravity acts on the body."
- Matthew Barney
(Related: Body, Comedy, Gravity, Tradition)

"Somebody like Mailer brings to that role everything that he stands for. The types of characters that I gravitate towards, the types of icons, tend to have a heavy physicality in that way."
- Matthew Barney
"No one is ever really dead unless we find the body."
- Julia Barr
(Related: Body)

"The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Women, Power)

"My longing to improve my looks via The Body Shop is being replaced by my longing to improve my looks via Photoshop."
- Gina Barreca
(Related: Being, Body, Longing)

"I'm going to take over on the Techno Comics so I'm going to be dealing in the children's merchandising type department. But that's just setting it up and having somebody run it."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Children)

"The best way in the world to advertise is to get somebody else to run around with the name of your product on their person or showing it around somewhere and not only that but they're paying for it."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Name, World)

"Americans are shy about the body. I have to remember that when I go there."
- Ana Beatriz Barros
(Related: Americans, Body)

"The major parties could conduct live human sacrifices on their podiums during prime time, and I doubt that anybody would notice."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Time, Doubt)

"Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Dance)

"Newspaper readership is declining like crazy. In fact, there's a good chance that nobody is reading my column."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Chance, Fact, Reading)

"Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Golf, Open, Today)

"It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Body, Fact, Will)

"People who don't know me have opinions about me. That's the part that's very hurtful. Because how do you form an opinion about somebody if you've never met them or spent any time with them? So it's all based upon hearsay or things that they've read."
- Rick Barry
(Related: Time, People, Opinion, Opinions)

"God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous; why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: God, Work, Body, Choice, Obvious)

"I don't know anybody's road who's been paved perfectly for them, there are no manuals, you don't know what life has in store for you."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, Road)

"I never want to get to the point where it's all about my needs, and the hell with anybody else."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Hell, Needs, Want)

"I can remember when nobody believed an actor and didn't care what he believed."
- Lionel Barrymore
(Related: Actor, Care)

"Don't ever, ever, believe anyone who tells you that you can just get by, by doing the easiest thing possible. Because there's always somebody behind you who really wants to do what you're doing. And they're going to work harder than you if you're not working hard."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Work)

"Well, I don't think a specific role can destroy your voice. What can destroy your voice is when you... make an error. Everybody can make an error. But then you need to realize what is your way."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Error, Voice)

"I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It's important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Love, Nature, Body, Energy, Mountains, Sea, Singing)

"Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Business)

"A ball had passed between my body and the right arm which supported him, cutting through the sleeve and passing through his chest from shoulder to shoulder. There was no more to be done for him and I left him to his rest. I have never mended that hole in my sleeve."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Body, Rest, Right)

"Nobody ever lost money taking a profit."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Money, Profit)

"Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Blame, Mistakes)

"You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Government, Capitalism, Communism, Living, Struggle, Talk)

"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)

"I go a lot to see young people downtown in little theaters. It's great. If you start somebody's career, it's so exciting."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: People, Career)

"I get speeding ticket like everybody else. If the restaurant is full I'm waiting in line like everybody else."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Waiting)

"What honour have we got left, when nobody is listening to us?"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Listening)

"If somebody's not prepared to answer the question, you can keep asking."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Question)

"I don't listen to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is."
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
(Related: Art, Needs)

"I think it could be the biggest information problem that we face. 'If somebody is abroad and they even mention the name of an American citizen, bang, off goes the tap, and no more information is collected."
- Charles F. Bass
(Related: American, Information, Name)

"Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else."
- Frederic Bastiat
(Related: Government, Fiction)

"The Senate is a remarkable institution. It is unique. There is no other body, no other political body, no other democratic legislature in the world quite like the U.S. Senate."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Body, Remarkable, Senate, World)

"Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to talk about himself."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Right, Talk)

"I'm pro-death penalty, but what I have not seen is anybody that would mock someone on death row."
- Gary Bauer
(Related: Death)

"I think it would be bizarre to pick somebody to speak at the convention based on their sexual preference, because once you go down that road, why don't you pick a transvestite?"
- Gary Bauer
(Related: Bizarre, Road)

"Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor. The thing that really fascinated me is that through this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism."
- Michael Bay
(Related: American, Heroism, Tragedy)

"We don't make movies for critics. I've done four movies; there's millions upon millions upon millions of people who've paid to see them. Somebody likes them. My greatest joy is to sit anonymously in a dark theater and watch it with an audience, a paying audience."
- Michael Bay
(Related: Movies, People, Joy, Theater)

"You shouldn't have to sue somebody to get justice. It ought to come through administrative process."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Justice)

"By annihilating somebody else in whatever way, then that person feels that they also have the ability to, then, restore the person."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Ability)

"I'm just talking specifically of women's friendships. If two women go to a bar and they are fighting over men, it makes it much easier for the men. If two women are very close and they act as it makes it very difficult for the men to pull one over on anybody."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Women, Act, Fighting, Talking)

"I think that in some ways everybody is like Roger. Everybody thinks that when their friends have a problem, that they know the answer and that it's much easier to analyze the problems of other people than your own."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: People, Friends, Problems)

"The love scenes that worked, regardless of the director, were the ones where the actors weren't fearful. When somebody was fearful, you could see it right away. It takes you out of the story, and that's to be avoided at all costs."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Love, Actors, Right)

"I think everybody's got different methods of working which suit the particular individual. Mine is to sort of play the part, and give 100%, to concentrate and focus on it while I'm actually working, but then leave it behind until the next day."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Day, Focus, Play)

"I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Care, Detail, Film, Passion)

"Wherever we go, across the Pacific or Atlantic, we meet, not similarity so much as 'the bizarre'. Things astonish us, when we travel, that surprise nobody else."
- Miriam Beard
(Related: Travel, Bizarre)

"Nobody can assume that, to a writer, everything is off-limits."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Writer)

"I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me, 'I don't know how anybody can serve in public office without being an actor.'"
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Actor, Being, Friends, Office, President, Public)

"How can anybody hate nurses? Nobody hates nurses. The only time you hate a nurse is when they're giving you an enema."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Time, Giving, Hate, Nurses)

"Although Ronald Reagan was somebody I disagreed with on most ideological things, he was a friend of mine, and he was a very, very likable man. Ronald Reagan, for instance, was maybe more able to get the very rich to do the right thing sometimes."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Friend, Man, Right)

"There's 40 or 50 songs that nobody's heard that I've done in between albums. There's a whole evolution from Midnite Vultures to Sea Change that's never been released."
- Beck
(Related: Change, Evolution, Sea, Songs)

"When you work with somebody for a long period of time, you develop a shorthand with everything."
- Beck
(Related: Work, Time)

"The message that I gave on the - on the steps today was that you need to stand for those things that are right and empower the individual. Believe in the power of one person. Don't believe that you can't do it. Everybody wants - everybody wants a shot. That we can all agree on. Beyond that, it becomes politics. I'm not talking politics."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Politics, Power, Right, Talking, Today)

"Please stop teaching my children that everyone gets a trophy just for participating. What is this, the Nobel Prize? Not everybody gets a trophy."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Children, Teaching)

"Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don't match our own beliefs about how we should look."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Beauty, Beliefs, Body, Shame)

"If I had the use of my body, I would throw it out the window."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Body)

"Everybody likes the underdog, because everybody feels like the underdog. No matter how successful you are, you always think, No one's being nice enough to me!"
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: Successful, Being)

"Painting is a very difficult thing. It absorbs the whole man, body and soul, thus have I passed blindly many things which belong to real and political life."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Life, Soul, Body, Man, Painting)

"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself."
- Henry Ward Beecher
"There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Books, Senses, Will)

"Nobody ever died of laughter."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Laughter)

"The most important things to do in the world are to get something to eat, something to drink and somebody to love you."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Love, World)

"It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Irish, Respect)

"I think everybody has to be better, right from me out. Everybody has to step up their games for us to be successful here. I've been lucky to be on some good teams over the years and that's what it takes, everybody contributing night after night."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Successful, Games, Night, Right, Years)

"I have no problem with battling for a position. I have no problem trying to beat somebody out. It's a sport, competition, so I'm used to it."
- Chris Bell
(Related: Competition, Trying)

"I'm more of a homebody. I'm constantly asked: 'Why don't we see you out?' But that's not what drives me. I prefer to have people over - which I do a lot, because I bought a house that's way too big for me, and four of my friends live there."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: People, Friends)

"I'm not going to become anybody I don't want to become."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Want)

"I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Food, Jobs)

"I don't think I have the stomach Veronica has. I think I have the determination and the stubbornness and a little bit of the go-get-em. But I think I'm about 20 percent more girl than Veronica is. There's a lot of Veronica that hits home with me, the sort of feisty area. But I think that I have a little bit more girl. I'd scream my head off if I saw a body in the freezer."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Home, Determination, Body)

"I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Food, Jobs)

"I'm more of a homebody. I'm constantly asked: 'Why don't we see you out?' But that's not what drives me. I prefer to have people over - which I do a lot, because I bought a house that's way too big for me, and four of my friends live there."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: People, Friends)

"I'm not going to become anybody I don't want to become."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Want)

"I don't think I have the stomach Veronica has. I think I have the determination and the stubbornness and a little bit of the go-get-em. But I think I'm about 20 percent more girl than Veronica is. There's a lot of Veronica that hits home with me, the sort of feisty area. But I think that I have a little bit more girl. I'd scream my head off if I saw a body in the freezer."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Home, Determination, Body)

"When I came out of service, the first couple of releases didn't really hit so I just took a little hiatus and sat down to see what was happening. I just glued my ears to the radio and then I started writing - the first hit record that came out was "Everybody Loves a Winner.""
- William Bell
(Related: First, Service, Writing)

"Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Memories, Needs)

"Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression; if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Accuracy)

"A catcher and his body are like the outlaw and his horse. He's got to ride that nag till it drops."
- Johnny Bench
(Related: Body)

"Twenty-five years ago nobody knew much about white sharks."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Years)

"Anybody can write a film script 'cuz it has been reduced to a formula."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Film, Formula)

"In Italy, the country where fascism was born, we have a particular relation with the Holocaust, but as a turning point in history it belongs to everybody in the world. It is a part of humanity."
- Roberto Benigni
(Related: History, Country, Fascism, Humanity, Italy, World)

"My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year."
- Roberto Benigni
(Related: Mother, Truth, Thought, Ugly, Witches)

"I didn't picture myself as a movie actress. I began to think about it around college. I remember thinking, "Well somebody has to be in them," so maybe I could do that eventually. It's all been a surprise."
- Annette Bening
(Related: College, Thinking)

"Your whole life is on the other side of the glass. And there is nobody watching."
- Alan Bennett
(Related: Life)

"I can talk to anybody but when it comes to somebody that I like, then I turn into like this five-year-old kindergartener in a sandbox."
- Jonathan Bennett
(Related: Talk)

"More than anybody else I'd like to thank Count Basie for teaching me how to perform."
- Tony Bennett
(Related: Teaching)

"I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up."
- Chester Bennington
(Related: Dream, Childhood)

"I was dyslexic before anybody knew what dyslexia was. I was called 'slow'. It's an awful feeling to think of yourself as 'slow' - it's horrible."
- Robert Benton
(Related: Feeling)

"Oh, well, in Los Angeles everybody is an actor, or a producer, or a writer, or a director, or an agent, or... So everybody understands the hours."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Actor, Writer)

"I remember seeing Bill Hurt in New York once. I talked to him on the phone around 1988 and that's about it. I was shooting in New York and somebody said Glenn Close came by the set."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Hurt)

"The Big Chill is one of those things that everybody can identify with. Between eight characters, they can pick somebody who's somewhat like them."
- Tom Berenger
"I was kind of confused. I thought, Well, if I get drafted, I'll go. Everybody was very concerned with it. I had friends who went. Some that came back and some that didn't."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Thought, Friends)

"In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down, and everybody walked in front of it and acted, and then they all walked off. Cutting was quite infrequent."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Movies)

"Everyone has seen photographs of Mexicans wearing those big sombreros. When you come to Mexico, the astonishing thing is, nobody wears these hats at all."
- Bruce Beresford
"I never have really said much about the whole episode, which was endless. But his speech was a perfectly intelligent speech about fathers not being dispensable and nobody agreed with that more than I did."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Being, Fathers, Speech)

"Nobody seems to know yet how television is going to affect the radio, movies, love, housekeeping or the church, but it has definitely revived vaudeville."
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Love, Movies, Church, Housekeeping, Television)

"When we make the cerebral state the beginning of an action, and in no sense the condition of a perception, we place the perceived images of things outside the image of our body, and thus replace perception within the things themselves."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Action, Perception, Beginning, Body, Sense, State)

"And I also see how this body influences external images: it gives back movement to them."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Body)

"I see plainly how external images influence the image that I call my body: they transmit movement to it."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Influence)

"That neither our thoughts, nor passions, nor ideas formed by the imagination, exist without the mind, is what every body will allow."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Imagination, Ideas, Thoughts, Body, Mind, Will)

"There is such a desire to give everybody a piece, we're probably wasting a great deal of homeland security money trying to be politically correct, when we really need to make sure that our cities get the money they need."
- Shelley Berkley
(Related: Money, Cities, Desire, Security, Trying)

"In London, nobody comments on what you wear - they think that's not important to you or your state of well-being."
- Steven Berkoff
(Related: London, State)

"Nobody seems to play Yamaha electrics, but it's the best guitar I own."
- Daisy Berkowitz
(Related: Guitar, Play)

"Everybody ought to have a lower East Side in their life."
- Irving Berlin
(Related: Life)

"The human mind evolved always in the company of the human body, and of the animal body before it was human. The intricate connections of mind and body must exceed our imagination, as from our point of view we are peculiarly prevented from observing them."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Imagination, Body, Company, Mind)

"Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Impression)

"You can say the right thing about a product and nobody will listen. You've got to say it in such a way that people will feel it in their gut. Because if they don't feel it, nothing will happen."
- William Bernbach
(Related: People, Nothing, Right, Will)

"I'm trying to appeal to the disenfranchised everybody, not just specifically gay."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Gay, Trying)

"Everybody has their own way of tapping into their realness."
- Sandra Bernhard
"The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised."
- Carl Bernstein
(Related: Fear, Environment, First, Information, May, Pressure, Questions, Will)

"In the olden days, everybody sang. You were expected to sing as well as talk. It was a mark of the cultured man to sing."
- Leonard Bernstein
(Related: Man, Talk)

"If people don't want to come out to the ball park, nobody's gonna stop 'em."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: People, Want)

"Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded."
- Yogi Berra
"It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Conversation, Talking)

"I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood so I felt like I just didn't fit in. Like I wasn't as good as everybody else or as smart, or whatever."
- Halle Berry
(Related: Growing up)

"After all, everybody has secrets and there are some things that nobody knows about you but only you, right?"
- Halle Berry
(Related: Right, Secrets)

"Civil Rights opened the windows. When you open the windows, it does not mean that everybody will get through. We must create our own opportunities."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Civil rights, Open, Will, Windows)

"We all live on the same planet, it is our only home, so... we used to rotate crops back in the day and, you know, who cares if you're going to make a profit if everybody's too dead or glowing in the dark to be able to purchase anything."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: Home, Day, Profit)

"Yeah, it's fun to be somebody you're not, to bring a character to life."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: Life, Character, Fun)

"I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context."
- Joseph Beuys
(Related: Life, Society, Positive, Body, Future)

"The natural movement of one's soul is upwards. But just as any object is dragged down when a heavy weight is tied to it, the burden of the body drags down the soul."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Soul, Body, Burden, Weight)

"If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Power, Victory, Body, Exercise, Man, Rules, World)

"If we could only snap the fetters of the body that bind the feet of the soul, we shall experience a great joy. Then we shall not be miserable because of the body's sufferings. We shall become free."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Experience, Soul, Body, Feet, Joy)

"Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Attention, Elections, School)

"I wanted to write a novel. At 12 I knew, I am a writer. I said it to nobody."
- Peter Bichsel
(Related: Writer)

"Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Life, Body, Spiritual)

"Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Body, Man, Water, World)

"I was involved in the robbery for a purpose, and that was because I knew somebody who could drive a diesel train. I was responsible to take along this old guy who could drive the train."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Purpose, Old)

"Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Work, Artist, Body, Fact, Theatre)

"My brother was a great favorite with everybody, and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Death, Brother, Favorite)

"Far from creating a new formalism, what these can yield is something far transcending surface values since they not only embody form as beauty, but also form in which intuitions or ideas or conjectures have taken visible substance."
- Max Bill
(Related: Beauty, Ideas, Values, Yield)

"Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you prophesy right, nobody will remember it."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Forget, Right, Will, Wrong)

"The more aware a man is of a woman's body, the better. He needs to know he has to tend to a woman. She might not always return the favor, but a man always has to tend to a woman first."
- Rachel Bilson
(Related: Body, First, Man, Needs, Woman)

"I am perfectly happy to believe that nobody likes us but the public."
- Rudolf Bing
(Related: Public)

"I can't live without my beauty products. I love to be in my bathroom with my candles lit, morning, noon and night. I like taking hot baths and hot showers, using my body scrubs and lotions."
- Traci Bingham
(Related: Beauty, Love, Body, Night)

"People think actors have such glamorous lives, but the truth is actors go where nobody wants to go."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Truth, People, Actors)

"Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast. The Sultan claimed the liver, which, when dried and powdered, is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine."
- Isabella Bird
(Related: Gold, Medicine, Weight, Worth)

"I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me."
- Larry Bird
(Related: Wonder)

"Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18."
- Jim Bishop
"I wanted to be the perfect artist. I'd do three hours of media interviews a day, going to every radio station I could squeeze in. I'd sign autographs after the show until everybody left."
- Clint Black
(Related: Artist, Day, Media)

"We do thank our men and women in uniform. And I thank them. I thank this House today that approved a bill that will allow for a pay raise for our military. We are grateful for that and for the actions of this body."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Men, Women, Actions, Body, Military, Today, Will)

"I've travelled around the UK a lot recently and have discovered that I really like trains. If you're in the quiet carriage, nobody can get hold of you and you can relax."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Quiet, Relax)

"When you've toured for about 10 years like me, you end up feeling like you're always waiting for somebody or something. The whole day is a drag."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Day, End, Feeling, Waiting, Years)

"Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense. Maybe that's what caught everybody's attention. As a player, he didn't do anything amazing."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Attention)

"The grandmother, the mother, the worker, the student, the intellectual, the professional, the unemployed, everybody identified with the songs because they were descriptions of life in the city."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Life, Mother, Songs)

"As far as I can judge, not much good can be done without disturbing something or somebody."
- Edward Blake
"Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds. And don't hate nobody."
- Eubie Blake
(Related: Birds, Hate, Luck, Mind)

"Man has no Body distinct from his Soul; for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age."
- William Blake
(Related: Age, Soul, Body, Man, Senses)

"I think it's more important to be fit so that you can be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good body."
- Rachel Blanchard
(Related: Body)

"Are you to give up the fight and let this vast body of our wealth go to ruin? I do not believe it."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Wealth, Body, Fight, Ruin)

"And the sad truth is that nobody wants me to write comedy. The Exorcist not only ended that career, it expunged all memory of its existence."
- William Peter Blatty
(Related: Truth, Career, Comedy, Existence, Memory)

"As no outward motion or change, when normal, in man's external body can take place unless provoked by an inward impulse, given through one of the three functions named, so with the external or manifested Universe."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Change, Body, Man, Universe)

"It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Religion, Body, Past, Philosophy, Shadows)

"To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love."
- Alan Bleasdale
(Related: Love, Age, Heart, Body, Exercise, Frigidity, Mind, Old, Study)

"They told me I gave the best milk mustache of anybody."
- Yasmine Bleeth
"The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Hollywood, Listening)

"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)

"I can do a really high-pitched cartoon voice. Everybody always say they like that."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: Voice)

"Everybody at school knew who I was because I'm just a really friendly person."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: School)

"Listening is more important than anything else because that's what music is. Somebody is playing something and you're receiving it. It is sending and receiving."
- Carla Bley
(Related: Music, Listening)

"They have been saying for a long time that Iraq made an effort to import active uranium, and my colleague demonstrated the other day that they came to the conclusion that it was a fake document that everybody is relying upon."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Time, Day, Effort, Iraq, Saying)

"Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will."
- Ron Blomberg
(Related: Sports, Will)

"My face has always been my fortune anyway, not my body."
- Claire Bloom
(Related: Body, Fortune)

"When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again, I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Women, Thinking)

"Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody's got to pay for them so they're a necessary evil."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Evil, Taxes, Want)

"The public is upset. If they haven't lost their job, they know somebody that has. If they haven't lost their house, they know somebody that has. What do you do? When something's wrong, it's government's job to fix it, it must be government that's responsible for causing it."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Government, Job, Public, Wrong)

"The last time somebody said, 'I find I can write much better with a word processor.', I replied, 'They used to say the same thing about drugs.'"
- Roy Blount, Jr.
(Related: Time, Drugs, Word)

"Fashion is so close in revealing a person's inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It's really too close to the quick of the soul."
- Stella Blum
(Related: Soul, People, Feelings, Fashion, Hate, Quick, Vanity)

"Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Friend, Congress, Future, Israel, Opposition, Security, Terror, United)

"Absolutely, it's a really weird stage because at the minute, I can walk down the street and be unrecognised, lead a normal life, but my label and everybody is warning me that will be changing and I'm in for a rollercoaster ride."
- James Blunt
(Related: Life, Will)

"Somebody was telling me about the French Army rifle that was being advertised on eBay the other day - the description was, 'Never shot. Dropped once."
- Roy Blunt
(Related: Army, Being, Day)

"What a mysterious thing madness is. I have watched patients whose lips are forever sealed in a perpetual silence. They live, breathe, eat; the human form is there, but that something, which the body can live without, but which cannot exist without the body, was missing."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Body, Madness, Silence)

"The Buddha is your real body, your original mind."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Body, Mind)

"To have a body is to suffer."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Body)

"Whoever realizes that the six senses aren't real, that the five aggregates are fictions, that no such things can be located anywhere in the body, understands the language of Buddhas."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Body, Language, Senses)

"Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Awareness, Body, Evil, Mind)

"It's easy to kick somebody when they're down. George W. Bush has dealt with more difficult issues than any president since Franklin Roosevelt. And I've told my colleagues it's time that we go stand up for the president."
- John Boehner
(Related: Time, President)

"Well everybody in Casablanca has problems. Yours may work out."
- Humphrey Bogart
(Related: Work, May, Problems)

"I don't know anybody who does what I do. I'm very underground."
- Eric Bogosian
"Similarly, thought is a system. That system not only includes thought and feelings, but it includes the state of the body; it includes the whole of society - as thought is passing back and forth between people in a process by which thought evolved from ancient times."
- David Bohm
(Related: Society, Thought, People, Feelings, Body, State)

"A corporation is organized as a system - it has this department, that department, that department... they don't have any meaning separately; they only can function together. And also the body is a system. Society is a system in some sense. And so on."
- David Bohm
(Related: Society, Body, Meaning, Sense)

"If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: First, Physics)

"One ever feels his twoness - an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Strength, Thoughts, American, Being, Body, Ideals)

"If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Earth, Land)

"An American, a Negro... two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Strength, Thoughts, American, Being, Body, Ideals)

"The Olympics are great for notoriety right off the bat, but your body of work is what people remember you for."
- Brian Boitano
(Related: Work, People, Body, Right)

"The U.S. Olympic spirit award is an award that is given to an athlete who embodies the Olympic spirit in more ways than just on the playing field, in showing incredible perseverance, in overcoming obstacles, and what we wanted to do is have everybody can vote on-line."
- Brian Boitano
(Related: Perseverance, Obstacles, Overcoming, Spirit, Vote)

"Didn't the other guys tell you? Nobody dunks on Manute B-O-L!"
- Manute Bol
"Nigel might have an earlier date, but I think it's unprecedented from my memory. So it is a reminder to everybody that the public can move very rapidly on some issues and therefore what looks settled may not be."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: May, Memory, Public)

"The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them."
- Henry Bolingbroke
(Related: Knowledge, First, Principles, Word)

"So to me, Texas Hold 'em puts me to sleep. At least when you play stud, you can be funny as you deal. Somebody some day is going to come up with a Stud show that's going to work."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Funny, Work, Day, Play, Sleep)

"You can't make everybody love what you do, but you can know how great you feel doing it."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Love)

"There is one thing I have never taught my body how to do and that is to figure out at 6 A.M. what it wants to eat at 6 P.M."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Body)

"Never order food in excess of your body weight."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Food, Body, Excess, Order, Weight)

"If you're a kid in Southern California, somebody - whether it's you or your parents - somebody throws your hat into the ring and I think everyone had a commercial or two."
- Danny Bonaduce
(Related: Parents)

"The best cure for the body is a quiet mind."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Body, Cure, Mind, Quiet)

"All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It's called competition. And competition is antagonism."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Society, Being, Community, Competition, Now, Objectives)

"Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Battle, Being, Conflict, Iraq, National security, Service)

"An instructor once told me that when there's resistence in your body, it's only because of the resistence in your mind. It's about getting inside the pose. Being the breath."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Being, Body, Mind)

"Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I'm just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Success, People, Quiet, Self)

"Not everybody likes or understands a drum solo, so I like to bring in effects and sounds to keep their interest."
- John Bonham
(Related: Interest)

"When somebody was looking in my locker, it was like going in my desk. Somebody happened to be looking in my locker when they shouldn't have been."
- Bobby Bonilla
"The ability to communicate with everybody, regardless of who are you are, is a great thing."
- Bobby Bonilla
(Related: Ability)

"My mother's studies stopped with the third year of primary school, my father with the first. They taught me a deep sense of duty. But nobody was involved in politics in my family."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Family, Politics, Father, Mother, Deep, Duty, First, School, Sense)

"Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: Money, Borrowing, Fame)

"If anybody ever dares to compare Bob Dole to Clinton, then they're comparing a criminal to an honest man."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: Man)

"Cher wanted to be an entertainer more than I've seen anybody want to be an entertainer in my life."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: Life, Want)

"I look at the story, I look at the idea and just try to think of it in terms of that whole body of myth and see where the characters fit in and what they ought to be doing-all those archetypes are there to play with."
- John Boorman
(Related: Idea, Body, Myth, Play)

"I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three."
- Elayne Boosler
"I'm just a person trapped inside a woman's body."
- Elayne Boosler
(Related: Body, Woman)

"We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown."
- William Booth
(Related: Will)

"I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul that I seek the salvation of the body."
- William Booth
(Related: Soul, Body, Salvation)

"She told me she had a note, somebody was sick."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
"Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening, I saw somebody run around the house again. I told my father of that."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Home, Father, Church, Evening, Winter)

"At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Body, Expectations, Fortune, Network, Theory, Understanding, Years)

"I think I tried to separate indoors and out. And so when he beat me indoors, I did not see that as letting anybody down, I saw it as a good head to head competition, and so it was. It was fine."
- Ralph Boston
(Related: Competition)

"This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity. Another example of that is the torture scandal."
- James Bovard
(Related: Enemy, Example, Scandal)

"The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Soul, Body)

"If somebody mistreats you, treat 'em good. That kills 'em."
- Bobby Bowden
"Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Life)

"Nobody speaks the truth when there is something they must have."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Truth)

"To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body."
- Francis Bowen
(Related: Body, Man, Mind, Sound)

"I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I'm working for me."
- David Bowie
(Related: Work)

"I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents."
- David Bowie
"The American people know that every day 3,000 kids begin to smoke, 1,000 of them die an early death. They're not going to allow us to go forward this year and not have comprehensive bipartisan legislation. It's in everybody's best interest."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Death, People, American, Day, Interest, Kids, Legislation)

"So I had a ghostwriter, they call them, or somebody who is an experienced writer, to help. I've got the ideas in my head, it's getting them properly on paper."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Ideas, Help, Writer)

"I think it would be better if nobody owned anything, but they didn't starve. Had enough paint and enough pianos and everything else."
- Arthur Boyd
"Seriously, however, I learn a lot about my physical life in the aging and changing of my body."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Life, Body)

"I still sweat bullets if I go on The Tonight Show, but I tell myself, You can either have fun tonight or you can be shy and miserable. You ask my friends or anyone I work with now - nobody would say I was shy."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Work, Friends, Fun, Now)

"But I know somebody who has a bedside urinal. How do I compete with that?"
- Lara Flynn Boyle
"Everybody wants to solve everybody's problems."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Problems)

"I don't have a problem with my body. I don't diet, and I'm not hiding anything. I'm not going to be the subject of a movie of the week 10 years from now."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Diet, Body, Now, Years)

"You've got to stand up and do your own battles. My daddy taught me that a long time ago, that you fight your own battles. The only way to shut everybody up is to win."
- Terry Bradshaw
(Related: Time, Fight)

"We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that nobody even dreams about."
- Sonia Braga
(Related: Dreams)

"Somebody was asking me the other day - President Bush is now talking about freedom for the Arab world. I say, well, that's great. I was talking about that fifty years ago."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Day, Freedom, Now, President, Talking, World, Years)

"There is a story which is not being told strongly enough of the Afghan employees of the UN inside the country who are saving hundreds of thousands of lives everyday by their bravery and nobody talks of them."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Being, Bravery, Country, Employees)

"There are a lot of movies made for nobody."
- Stan Brakhage
(Related: Movies)

"When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: Body, Eyes, Fish, Reality, Spirit, Want, Water)

"Six hours a day I lived under school discipline in active intercourse with people none of whom were known to those at home, and the other hours of the twenty-four I spent at home, or with relatives of the people at home, none of whom were known to anybody at school."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Home, People, Discipline, Day, Relatives, School)

"There's a line in the picture where he snarls, 'Nobody tells me what to do.' That's exactly how I've felt all my life."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Life)

"Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Balloons, Being, First, Flying, World)

"So I've seen life as one long learning process. And if I see - you know, if I fly on somebody else's airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one, which it wasn't in - 21 years ago, then I'd think, well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I'd like to fly on."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Experience, Life, Learning, Years)

"Nobody's ever called me Sir Richard. Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard and think there's some Shakespearean play taking place. But nowhere else anyway."
- Richard Branson
(Related: People, America, Play, Saying)

"The notion that we won the war against Iraq is like saying we won a war against Arizona. I mean, the fact of the matter is it's not that big of a country. Nobody, I don't think, had any notion that we would do anything but win it."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: War, Country, Fact, Iraq, Saying)

"Well, if you pick a fight with somebody that's smaller than you and you beat them, where's the honor in that?"
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Fight, Honor)

"I think it does suggest that the American people really do want to listen to somebody who actually has some solutions, some answers, and gives them some hope."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: People, Hope, American, Answers, Want)

"God, I am afraid he won't give me his answer today. If only somebody would help me - it is all so terribly depressing."
- Eva Braun
(Related: God, Help, Today)

"Everybody in America is angry about something."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: America)

"There is nothing wrong where we reach a point where maybe everybody could claim a victory. I think it would be good for the American people, which should be our first priority."
- John Breaux
(Related: People, Victory, American, First, Nothing, Wrong)

"Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Quality, Newspapers, Writing)

"Model. Two mobile eyes in a mobile head, itself on a mobile body."
- Robert Bresson
(Related: Body, Eyes)

"Well, just that there would be somebody in the office and the voters - it was more or less an understanding in the entire community, as long as that person was doing a good job on the merits, nobody was going to run against him."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Community, Job, Office, Understanding)

"Nobody wants a judge to be subject to the political whim of the moment."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Whim)

"Dangerous because your present Administration and its specialized agencies by all accounts know no restraint in hitting out at any perceived enemy of America, and nobody or nothing can protect one from their vindictiveness."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: America, Enemy, Nothing, Present, Restraint)

"And I was very comfortable with this band even when we disagreed. It takes a long time to feel comfortable enough to disagree with somebody. When everything happened, it just was really confusing. It's like our weaknesses were nurtured and brought out front by outsiders."
- Edie Brickell
(Related: Time)

"I'm a working stiff. I just happened to be around at the right time, and nobody else wanted the job."
- Harry Bridges
(Related: Time, Job, Right)

"It is sufficient to say, what everybody knows to be true, that the Irish population is Catholic, and that the Protestants, whether of the Episcopalian or Presbyterian Church, or of both united, are a small minority of the Irish people."
- John Bright
(Related: People, Church, Irish, Minority, Population, United)

"I'm not anybody's judge; I don't know what motivates people to do what they do. But I have a lot of admiration for anybody who can start with absolutely nothing and make a little something out of it."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: People, Admiration, Nothing)

"Everybody that's an actor leaves it for a while 'cause they ain't got a job."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Actor, Job)

"After the first miscarriage, I tried to take the attitude that it was my body's way of telling me that this pregnancy wasn't meant to be."
- Christie Brinkley
(Related: Attitude, Body, First, Pregnancy)

"In high school I was the dog, always, and I never have felt comfortable or right in my body, and part of my whole exhibitionist thing has probably been a way of testing to see whether or not I really was this repulsive creature that I felt like for so long."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Body, Right, School, Testing)

"I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading."
- Vera Brittain
(Related: Marriage, Wife, HusbCourt, Reading, Talk, Talking)

"Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office."
- David Broder
(Related: Office, Presidency, Years)

"The fear really hits you. That's what you feel first. And then it's the anger and frustration. Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself."
- Charles Bronson
(Related: Anger, Fear, Betrayal, Body, First, Frustration)

"Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself. You always worry about charlatans. We found that specialists did not know as much as we thought."
- Charles Bronson
(Related: Thought, Betrayal, Body, Worry)

"Maybe I'm too masculine. Casting directors cast in their own, or an idealized image. Maybe I don't look like anybody's ideal."
- Charles Bronson
"She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else."
- Anne Bronte
(Related: Father, People, Cats, Children, Dogs, Poor)

"I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Existence)

"If we had 3 million exhibitionists and only one voyeur, nobody could make any money."
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Money)

"I'd still like to see 'Survivor' minus the planned show-biz parts. That would be the purest form of show business - I want to see someone so hungry that they eat somebody else's foot."
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Business, Want)

"There is nothing inherently fair about equalizing incomes. If the government penalizes you for working harder than somebody else, that is unfair. If you save your money but retire with the same pension as a free-spending neighbor, that is also unfair."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Government, Money, Nothing)

"I've been taking batting practice in my barn where nobody can see me, so I may be better than anyone thinks."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: May, Practice)

"When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Love, Body, Man, Right, Sky, Water, World)

"When you use the term minority or minorities in reference to people, you're telling them that they're less than somebody else."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: People, Minority)

"Don't let anyone call you a minority if you're black or Hispanic or belong to some other ethnic group. You're not less than anybody else."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Minority)

"Media reporting denied privacy to anybody doing what I do for a living. It was no longer possible to work on your picture in privacy."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: Work, Living, Media, Privacy)

"I value comedy. I value somebody who can be funny."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: Funny, Comedy, Value)

"I had a marketing idea that everybody hated, decency is sexy."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: Idea, Decency, Marketing)

"The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation."
- Louise Brooks
(Related: Art, Soul, Thought, Body, Isolation)

"We want to get people laughing; we don't want to offend anybody."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: People, Want)

"Anybody can direct, but there are only eleven good writers."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Writers)

"I don't give advice. I can't tell anybody what to do. Instead I say this is what we know about this problem at this time. And here are the consequences of these actions."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Time, Actions, Advice, Consequences)

"Nobody talks about God as those who insist that there is no God."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: God)

"Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Being, Free speech, Moments)

"I kept thinking, 'Somebody has to make a food show that is actually educational and entertaining at the same time... a show that got down to the 'why things happen.' Plus, I hated my job - I didn't think it was very worthwhile."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Food, Time, Job, Thinking)

"For me, it was kind of like going into the military or something. And anybody - any male - who has ever worked in a French kitchen knows what I am talking about when I say that."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Kitchen, Military, Talking)

"We couldn't be making as much money, if we had to deal with stranger behaviour. And right now, anybody who slows down our economic productivity, off they go. We have a place for them, the psychiatric institution. That's the main thing, they slow things down."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Money, Now, Productivity, Right)

"Loving is doing anything for them, thinking about them constantly and being able to spend your whole life with that person. Liking somebody is just like, 'Okay, I like them because of this, this and this, but I don't knkow if I am ready to be in love with them'."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Life, Love, Being, Thinking)

"With the song 'This Christmas' I wanted to do something that was kind of different. I mean, Donny Hathaway is an amazing artist. So I wanted to bring my flavor to the song so when people over the age of 45 or 50 hear it they'll be like 'OK, he did his thing with that record.' It's like I can appeal to everybody and not just a younger demographic."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Age, People, Artist, Christmas, Song)

"With fame, you can't trust everybody. You can't depend on them being there for you as a person. They will only be there because of what you've got you as a person. They will only be there because of what you've got and what you can bring to their life. It's not a relationship-it's a leech."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Trust, Life, Being, Fame, Will)

"Haters keep on hating, cause somebody's gotta do it."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Cause)

"I think everybody knows that on November 7th more people voted for Al Gore than George Bush, a fact that has been documented time and time again."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Time, People, Fact)

"The professionals are going to be joined by the average Joe. Everybody's a publisher."
- Eric Brown
(Related: professionals)

"Everybody in the black community must organize, and then we decide whether we will have alliance with other people or not, but not until we are organized."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Alliance, Community, Will)

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

"Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody."
- Helen Gurley Brown
(Related: Talking)

"I think everybody has a bent, and the key is to follow that bent. So much human wastage comes from people who are doing things with their lives that they really aren't happy with."
- J. Carter Brown
(Related: People, Key)

"Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that."
- James Brown
(Related: Family, Forget, Needs, Spiritual, Struggle)

"I was stillborn. The midwives laid me aside, thought I was really gone. I laid there about an hour, and they picked me back up and tried again, 'cause my body was still warm. The Good Lord brought me back."
- James Brown
(Related: Thought, Body)

"The reason that everybody likes planning is that nobody has to do anything."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Planning, Reason)

"The only queer people are those who don't love anybody."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Love, People)

"I thought the best thing you were supposed to do was find somebody and try to sound like them."
- Ruth Brown
(Related: Thought, Sound)

"There was a time we decided that it was songs that were done especially from my background because of the things we were dealing with, but nowadays, anybody who has a need, and can find the need, they can sing the blues."
- Ruth Brown
(Related: Time, Songs)

"We are trying to prove that the blues lives on forever and anybody in this place can sing the blues."
- Ruth Brown
(Related: Trying)

"They drink with impunity, or anybody who invites them."
- Charles Farrar Browne
"It was a great time to be born, because I got to have my own publishing company right from the beginning, so I made more money than somebody would have doing what I did ten or fifteen years before."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Money, Time, Beginning, Company, Publishing, Right, Years)

"Now, guitar was pretty cool. Everybody knew something on the guitar. So I wanted to play guitar, but I told my dad if he wanted me to keep studying something, I'd like to study piano."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Dad, Guitar, Now, Play, Pretty, Study)

"I'm always hoping for the nights that are inspired where you almost have an out of body experience."
- Dave Brubeck
(Related: Experience, Body)

"It's a bit odd that nobody seems to be using the correct technical term to describe organized Islamic terrorists. They are not a faction of a religion or a social movement. They are a cult. A suicide cult."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Religion, Suicide)

"Between now and then and I just felt it was ready and it was a long enough period gone by. I obviously didn't want to hurt anybody, you know. It was done out of a genuine memorial or tribute whatever you want to call it."
- Jack Bruce
(Related: Hurt, Now, Tribute, Want)

"And I mean I never doubt anybody's record."
- Inge de Bruijn
(Related: Doubt)

"The E.U. is the world's fastest growing democratic body."
- John Bruton
(Related: Body, World)

"If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?"
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Body, Man, Spirit, Will)

"I've had many a player tell me all through high school and right up until signing day that they were coming to Alabama, then they signed with somebody else."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Day, Right, School)

"In a crisis, don't hide behind anything or anybody. They're going to find you anyway."
- Paul Bryant
(Related: Crisis)

"I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to."
- Bill Bryson
"If you have a Stradivarius and nobody to play it, it's just a Stradivarius. Or is it even that? It's nothing."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: Nothing, Play)

"Life is too short to harbor any hostilities towards anybody."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: Life)

"The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body."
- Pat Buchanan
(Related: Food, Body, Mind)

"Government must be a transparent garment which tightly clings to the people's body."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Government, People, Body)

"Everybody was in struggle, in the grind trying to make it."
- Young Buck
(Related: Struggle, Trying)

"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)

"I believe that sex is good and so is the body."
- Pat Buckley
(Related: Sex, Body)

"I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament. When I first got here as an assistant, not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach, you look at it from a job security standpoint, I think that hurt when you didn't have everybody in the tournament."
- Tim Buckley
(Related: Coach, Fact, First, Hurt, Job, Security)

"It had all the earmarks of a CIA operation; the bomb killed everybody in the room except the intended target!"
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
"I'm somebody who plays the piano... sometimes."
- Harold Budd
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."
- Buddha
(Related: Health, Body, Duty, Mind)

"You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection."
- Buddha
(Related: Love, Affection, Universe)

"You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."
- Buddha
(Related: Love, Affection, Universe)

"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."
- Buddha
(Related: Friend, Body, Evil, May, Mind, Will)

"Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too."
- Frederick Buechner
(Related: Peace, Knowledge, Compassion, Feeling, Joy, Skin)

"The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Society, People, Body, Press)

"Found everybody in a terrible state of excitement on account of the enemy's advance upon this place."
- John Buford
(Related: Enemy, Excitement, State)

"Mail armor continued in general use till about the year 1300, when it was gradually supplanted by plate armor, or suits consisting of pieces or plates of solid iron, adapted to the different parts of the body."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Body, Mail)

"I've always believed that the facts about dancing are more interesting than the myths, and this was a great chance for me to explore how the human body does such incredible things."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Body, Chance, Dancing, Facts, Myths)

"Body language is a very powerful tool. We had body language before we had speech, and apparently, 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Body, Conversation, Language, Speech, Words)

"It's not about weight, it's about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Fitness, Being, Body, Weight)

"I've made mistakes, and I know why I made them, but I made that choice. Nobody's ever made a choice for me."
- Sandra Bullock
(Related: Choice, Mistakes)

"A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Time, Ideas, Body, Day, Mind, Today, Yesterday)

"I'd make a comment at a meeting and nobody would even acknowledge me. Then some man would say the same thing and they'd all nod."
- Charlotte Bunch
(Related: Man, Meeting)

"It seems as though there are Members in this body who want to filibuster just about everything we try to do, whether it is stopping judicial nominations, the Energy bill, or this Medicare bill."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: Body, Energy, Want)

"Sometime they don't let you know that they know that they don't know everything, but the core of the medical approach is that you try to identify pathologies, which are subsystems within the human body or the larger system that are having undesirable consequences."
- Guy Burgess
(Related: Medical, Body, Consequences)

"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)

"Forget all the bars and schmoozing and everybody checking out everybody else. My ideal date would be to park in a dark place, check out the stars, and have a great conversation. When all else fails, you can just make out."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Conversation, Forget, Stars)

"And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don't, it's just real hard to get through the day, and I'll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Work, Body, Day, Language, Talking, Want)

"And we live in a French Quarter a lot of the time, in New Orleans. And the camaraderie of everybody there. Everybody takes care of each other."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Time, Care)

"I'll do humor about myself, I'll poke fun and everything, but that's me and I can do it to me. I think it's cruel to do it to somebody else."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Humor, Fun)

"Facts are to the mind what food is to the body."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Food, Body, Facts, Mind)

"Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Mistake, Nothing)

"Today, there are more opportunities for writers in terms of access to larger success, but it's more difficult to publish a literary novel in the lower ranges. In other words, you almost have to hit a home run. You can hit a triple, maybe, but nobody's interested in a single."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Home, Success, Literary, Today, Words, Writers)

"That's one of the great advantages of age. You can say, I don't want to, I don't care, you can throw temper tantrums, and nobody minds."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Age, Care, Temper, Want)

"If you put somebody on a crack pipe and give them a 9 mm Baretta, you don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out what's going to happen next."
- James Lee Burke
"Because nobody goes through life without a scar."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Life)

"But I didn't ask to have somebody nose around in my private life. I didn't even ask to be famous. All I asked was to be able to earn a living making people laugh."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Life, People, Famous, Living)

"But I don't begrudge anybody, because I know how hard it is to have that dream and to make it happen, whether or not it's just to put a roof over your head and food on the table."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Food, Dream)

"Creative ideas flourish best in a shop which preserves some spirit of fun. Nobody is in business for fun, but that does not mean there cannot be fun in business."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Business, Ideas, Fun, Spirit)

"To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!"
- Frances Burney
(Related: Thoughts, Friends, Opinion)

"I enjoy total creative control right now. Nobody tells me to make it longer, shorter, better, sexier, more violent, whatever."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Control, Now, Right)

"A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did."
- John Burroughs
"A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Failure, Blame, Man, Trying)

"A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Failure, Blame, Man)

"Nobody would want to leave that film to go get high."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Film, Want)

"That's sort of like asking a parent who their favorite child is. It's very hard to determine. Sometimes I'll get feedback from somebody who liked this part of the show. Others like another part of the show."
- Lance Burton
(Related: Favorite)

"Bob Altman had this relaxed but serious attitude. Everybody loved him. I wanted him to adopt me."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Attitude)

"I talked with Quentin about where the character came from, and he told me Kansas City. I don't know how somebody talks from Kansas City, so I made him from New York."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Character)

"I can tell you this: If I'm ever in a position to call the shots, I'm not going to rush to send somebody else's kids into a war."
- George H. W. Bush
(Related: War, Kids)

"I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Religion, Discipline, Purpose, Actions, Patience, Religious, Sense, Stability)

"I understand everybody in this country doesn't agree with the decisions I've made. And I made some tough decisions. But people know where I stand."
- George W. Bush
(Related: People, Country, Decisions)

"And the cornerstone of my economic policies, when I first got elected, was cutting taxes on everybody on who paid taxes."
- George W. Bush
(Related: First, Taxes)

"I mean, it's fun for us to talk about issues. You know, there's no one issue we spend a lot of time on probably, because he gets to do that all day with somebody else who's a lot more expert at issues than I am."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Time, Day, Fun, Talk)

"I also want to encourage anybody who was affected by Hurricane Corina to make sure their children are in school."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Children, School, Want)

"I think the sexiest thing on anybody is intelligence. I respect somebody who has a brain and wants to use it more than a pretty face and status."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Intelligence, Pretty, Respect)

"I love boxing. There's something fierce about using your body's force that way."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Love, Body, Boxing, Force)

"Brooke and I share some similarities. We're both passionate, fiercely loyal people. But she is far more outlandish than I'd ever be, particularly with her body and her sexuality. Brooke has made herself weak for men - she only gained self-confidence from their attention."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Men, People, Attention, Body, Self, Sexuality)

"I'd rather hang out with five people that I love than with 400 strangers at a club who are all doing the up-and-down inspection thing. They appraise everybody from head to toe - the outfit, the handbag, the shoes, how much they weigh... I can't stand it!"
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Love, People, Strangers)

"Of course, everybody makes mistakes, and we've all been young and stupid. But people need to have a sense of respect, particularly in this business, because hundreds of people are ready to take your place at any time. Maybe some people should think about that."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Business, Time, People, Mistakes, Respect, Sense)

"I'm not so mean. I wouldn't ever go out to hurt anybody deliberately - unless it was, you know, important, like a league game or something."
- Dick Butkus
(Related: Hurt)

"We're a big check mark on everybody's schedule. I told them it's just another challenge, let's go after it."
- Dick Butkus
(Related: Challenge)

"We were into Hendrix and Cream, who were like the heaviest bands around at that time. We just wanted to be heavier than everybody else!"
- Geezer Butler
(Related: Time)

"Black Sabbath was written on bass: I just walked into the studio and went, bah, bah, bah, and everybody joined in and we just did it."
- Geezer Butler
(Related: Sabbath)

"I went from somebody who didn't sing to somebody who didn't speak."
- Gerard Butler
"As long as you do the best work that you can and not make it bland... because you're going down a lane that is trying to make everybody happy. You have to take an angle on these things."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Work, Trying)

"For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Being, Body, Christ)

"Nobody shoots at Santa Claus."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Santa claus)

"Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Belief, Body)

"I had to skydive for the movie and I was terrified. Like everybody, I thought it was going to be one of those experiences that changes your life. It didn't."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Life, Thought)

"America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: America, Ideals, Veterans, Years)

"I got everybody on my side through comedy."
- Ruth Buzzi
(Related: Comedy)

"Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence."
- David Byrne
(Related: Love, Nothing, Talk)

"I like to combine the dramatic emotional warmth of strings with the grooves and body business of drums and bass."
- David Byrne
(Related: Business, Body)

"A completely disrespectful photographer was asked to stop taking photographs, and then said, 'I've got what I want. What are you going to do about it?' How would you feel if somebody walked up and started taking your photograph? I don't think you'd be very happy."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Want)

"Not to oversimplify it, somebody once said a good rule of thumb in interpreting a character is to find the good in the bad people that you portray and the bad in the good."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: People, Character)

"I think there's a bit of the devil in everybody. There's a bit of a priest in everybody, too, but I enjoyed playing the devil more. He was more fun."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Devil, Fun)

"From doing A Moon for the Misbegotten, I've learned that nobody's love can save anybody else. There are people who want to die, and nothing or nobody will stop them. The only one who can save you is yourself."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Love, People, Moon, Nothing, Want, Will)

"Anybody who believes that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach flunked geography."
- Robert Byrne
(Related: Heart, Geography, Man)

"Where I am now, you're very much at everybody else's mercy. You have no control over your career in a lot of ways. It's just important to know what your own goals are, because that's empowering."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Control, Goals, Career, Mercy, Now)

"One certainly has a soul; but how it came to allow itself to be enclosed in a body is more than I can imagine. I only know if once mine gets out, I'll have a bit of a tussle before I let it get in again to that of any other."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Soul, Body)

"Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Love, God, Atoms, Body, Help, Man, Mind, Present)

"Actors have bodyguards and entourages not because anybody wants to hurt them - who would want to hurt an actor? - but because they want to get recognized. God forbid someone doesn't recognize them."
- James Caan
(Related: God, Actor, Actors, Hurt, Want)

"Some guys say beauty is only skin deep. But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain. The initial contact has to be the sniffing."
- James Caan
(Related: Beauty, Deep, Party, Skin)

"Sometimes I wish I didn't have somebody in my family who's in the business."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Business, Family)

"Everybody knows the Lord loveth a cheerful giver."
- George Washington Cable
"You have to first be a writer and somebody who loves to write. If I couldn't travel, I would still write."
- Tim Cahill
(Related: Travel, First, Writer)

"There are so many things about playing football that seem to me uniquely American. Anybody can succeed, anybody can play, but you've got to work hard to do it."
- Dean Cain
(Related: Work, American, Football, Play, Succeed)

"Nobody motivates today's workers. If it doesn't come from within, it doesn't come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves."
- Herman Cain
(Related: People, Fun, Today, Workers)

"I did everything. I ran my life exactly as I wanted to, all the time. I never listened to anybody. I'm pig-headed."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Life, Time)

"When somebody grabs a movement, you're kind of locked into it. It's all par for the course."
- John Cale
"That's what George wrote! He wrote it. Why change it? There was this European company that I was speaking about awhile ago - course, didn't nobody know what Porgy was."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Change, Company)

"Everybody that you could name would join in our audiences from, Laguardia on down. Everybody came. Everybody came to the Cotton Club."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Audiences, Name)

"Everybody did something. It was very entertaining. We had a lot of fun. Lot of fun. And there was no segregation, that I could see. I never saw any."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Fun)

"90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Happiness, Singing)

"Once I got my driver's license everybody treated me like I was an adult."
- Candace Cameron
"I found collaborating with congenial doctors about problems that physicists could help solve was very satisfying. I also like educating anybody who would listen!"
- John Cameron
(Related: Doctors, Help, Problems)

"I am through with this body, and what becomes of it will make no difference with me in the future."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Body, Difference, Future, Will)

"I have no ill will in my heart against anybody in this world."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Heart, Will, World)

"Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts."
- Earl Campbell
(Related: Will)

"We could hang around for ten years and nobody would care enough to identify us. Therein lies the horror."
- Eddie Campbell
(Related: Care, Horror, Lies, Years)

"Ballet is completely unnatural to the body, just being turned-out... it's not the way your body is supposed to function, so you actually train your body to be a different structure than you were born with."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Ballet, Being, Body)

"You're being cast for your acting ability. It's not based on the way your body functions. If you're playing a lead in a movie, it's for that character and they'll tailor it to you. In a dance company, you have to fit in a definite mold."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Dance, Character, Ability, Acting, Being, Body, Company)

"If you're in a company, you're dancing from 9 a.m. till 7 in the evening, and then you go home and get in a hot tub and get some Epsom salts and try to get your body goin' again. There's no social life, no anything."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Home, Life, Body, Company, Dancing, Evening)

"When you were born, you cried and everybody else was happy. The only question that matters is this - when you die, will you be happy when everybody else is crying?"
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Question, Will)

"Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal."
- Albert Camus
(Related: People, Energy)

"We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Death, Habit, Body, Living, Race, Thinking)

"I really always expected to somebody to make me happy and I don't think you can really enter into a relationship until you are happy."
- Dyan Cannon
"The second we see somebody on the street or meet someone, we make snap judgments about them, about who they are and why we wouldn't necessarily sit with them or why we would or what's cool or not cool."
- Max Cannon
"Milkmen seem so wholesome, and there's no way anybody can be that wholesome."
- Max Cannon
"We live in a society that blames everybody else for what's wrong."
- Max Cannon
(Related: Society, Wrong)

"We're going to have the same demographic spread of nutcases and the same spread of everybody in between."
- Max Cannon
"But if I'm going to cause somebody else discomfort by my actions, then I should probably modify my actions toward them to make them as comfortable as possible."
- Max Cannon
(Related: Actions, Cause)

"You have to be vigorous. That's the only way you are going to get it because everybody has dreams and everybody has goals, but the only people who achieve them are the ones that go after it and don't take no for an answer."
- Nick Cannon
(Related: Dreams, People, Goals)

"When you're doing that you lose your focus on the discipline of the business, and how you train people at Hamburger University, and everybody gets on a bigger, different vision, and they're not on the same page."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Business, People, Discipline, Vision, Focus, University)

"In a war, you must hate somebody or love somebody; you must have a position or you cannot stand what goes on."
- Robert Capa
(Related: Love, War, Hate)

"You know, I had the ability like a catalyst to really get everybody hyped up."
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Ability)

"I turned everybody on so, psychologically, I guess I was pushing the boundaries creativity."
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Creativity)

"Everybody hangs out with everybody, which is very strange for a cast this large and this young. We're all cool and down to earth and not caught up in this maniacal business at all... . Everybody really, really likes everybody else."
- Lizzy Caplan
(Related: Business, Earth)

"I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Care)

"Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Friendship, Occupation, Pretty)

"Today's younger generation is no worse than my own. We were just as ignorant and repulsive as they are, but nobody listened to us."
- Al Capp
(Related: Today)

"The moment somebody says 'this is very risky' is the moment it becomes attractive to me."
- Kate Capshaw
"Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody, and they meet at the bar."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Hate, Job, Support)

"Nevada's one of the most conservative states in the Union, but you can do what you want in Vegas and nobody judges you."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Conservative, Judges, states, Want)

"Everybody in Hollywood loves symbolic gestures."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Hollywood)

"What I think is that we in the church - and especially I as an Archbishop - I'm responsible for maintaining our rules, and making sure we hold to unity in the Body of Christ."
- George Carey
(Related: Church, Body, Christ, Rules, Unity)

"An office boy in London was the lowest of the low. The office boy was the tea boy. He would be the dog's body: It means someone who would do anything at all. I was quite prepared for that and enjoyed it."
- George Carey
(Related: London, Office, Tea)

"If critics have problems with my personal life, it's their problem. Anybody with half a brain would realize that it's the charts that count."
- Mariah Carey
(Related: Life, Problems)

"Never, never listen to anybody that try to discourage you."
- Mariah Carey
"A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time."
- Mariah Carey
(Related: Time, People, Singing, World)

"Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?"
- George Carlin
(Related: Driving)

"So I got caught up in the same wave as everybody else and went right out to Hollywood, to make movies."
- Kitty Carlisle
(Related: Movies, Hollywood, Right)

"I don't care what anybody thinks."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Care)

"Writing this record let me recapture who I am. It is summed up in the title Be Not Nobody. You need to feel comfortable in your skin and do whatever you need to do for yourself, to heal or to grow."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Skin, Writing)

"I had no album title, and the album is like a journey in that it's a complete body of work. It's not just a couple of catchy songs and filler, so I felt that I needed to capture the essence of the album."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Work, Body, Journey, Songs)

"Everybody's saturated with the marketing hype of next-generation consoles. They are wonderful, but the truth is that they are as powerful as a high end PC is right now."
- John Carmack
(Related: Truth, End, Marketing, Now, Right)

"Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: People, Freedom, Now, Order)

"No man can given anybody his freedom."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Freedom, Man)

"There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Want)

"I should like these few words to be read over the grave when my body is placed in the earth; for though it is possible I may be present and conscious of what is going on, I shall not be able to communicate."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Body, Earth, Grave, May, Present, Words)

"One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you."
- John Carpenter
(Related: Money, Career, Film, Holidays, Horror)

"Anybody against women, against the ERA, should never be voted into office again."
- Liz Carpenter
(Related: Women, Office)

"I was a liberal arts junkie and I figured, well, I'll go work for somebody somewhere. All I knew was that I was going to have to come home and figure it out."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Home, Work, Liberal)

"You know, who cares about seeing the girls when everybody wants to see the band. That's what's important, KISS is important. I think we look great, and the attitude is there, and I'm real happy with it."
- Eric Carr
(Related: Kiss, Attitude, Girls)

"I don't need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk."
- David Carradine
(Related: Funny, Act, Needs)

"Quentin wanted to create this special world in which everybody walks around with a samurai sword, extras in the airport, a special little place in the airplane to stick your samurai sword."
- David Carradine
(Related: World)

"It was pretty extensive - we worked out 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 3 months, which I think is more than anybody in the Olympics. I thought well I don't need this, the girls need it, but it was a gift."
- David Carradine
(Related: Thought, Day, Girls, Months, Pretty)

"I've worked with a lot of real heavy hitters, and Quentin is maybe heads and shoulders, at least a forehead, above just about anybody I've ever worked with."
- David Carradine
"Well I would never say to anybody that Warren Beatty got fired, but uh, I think he and Quentin fell out of love, and I think Warren told Quentin to hire me for the film."
- David Carradine
(Related: Love, Film)

"While at the same time knowing that once he had gone down that road, once it was clear that his life was never a peaceful one from that moment on. He always knew that there was somebody that would like to kill him."
- Keith Carradine
(Related: Life, Time, Road)

"People who've had very unhappy childhoods are pretty good at inventing themselves. If nobody invents you for yourself, nothing is left but to invent yourself for others."
- John Le Carre
(Related: People, Nothing, Pretty)

"History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose."
- John le Carre
(Related: History, Confidence, Needs, Secrets, Will)

"Everybody, even me, sometimes had to compromise on something, doing things we know to be wrong, and this happens doing whatever job in the world. But a singer must have the courage of saying no."
- Jose Carreras
(Related: Courage, Compromise, Job, Saying, World, Wrong)

"I haven't been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I've been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don't blow money. I don't have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I've already had that experience."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Experience, Money, Conservative, Houses)

"That's the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they'd be like, 'Yeah, big deal. I'd eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you're pulling down.'"
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Money, Being, Trouble)

"I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin' wealthy."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Family, Life, Money, Nothing)

"I really want to love somebody. I do. I just don't know if it's possible forever and ever."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Love, Want)

"One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Work, Power, Hope, Will)

"It's hard for anybody who's been with me not to feel starved for affection when I'm making love to my ideas. Maybe it's not meant for me to settle down and be married."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Love, Ideas, Affection)

"My favorite thing about being famous... it's not really as big of a deal as everybody says it is. Being on the road is tough, doing interviews, and all the stuff. It's still pretty tough."
- Aaron Carter
(Related: Being, Famous, Favorite, Pretty, Road)

"Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Fools, Illusion, World)

"What I loved about playing the corpse is that obviously somebody else got to do the physical part. It appeals to the part of me that likes playing character parts and getting the chance to get away from my own physicality."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Character, Chance)

"I try to be bad, but nobody will let me."
- Nick Carter
(Related: Will)

"I used to try to draw my girlfriends. I think one of the most romantic things that anybody can do is draw a portrait of the person you love."
- Nick Carter
(Related: Love, Girlfriends, Romantic)

"You can lead a team in a lot of different ways. It can be talking to somebody who is down or, during the course of a game, looking to penetrate and then dropping the ball off to someone else for an easy bucket."
- Bill Cartwright
(Related: Talking)

"I remember when I was in college, people told me I couldn't play in the NBA. There's always somebody saying you can't do it, and those people have to be ignored."
- Bill Cartwright
(Related: People, College, Play, Saying)

"I didn't do it, nobody saw me do it, there's no way you can prove anything!"
- Nancy Cartwright
"I went from a guy, kind of a working actor, a supporting player, to magazine covers and being offered the studio pictures really quickly. Nobody was comfortable with it. I wasn't really comfortable with it."
- David Caruso
(Related: Actor, Being)

"Religion is organized to satisfy and guide the soul - politics does the same thing for the body."
- Joyce Cary
(Related: Politics, Religion, Soul, Body)

"Nobody should have to be a systems integrator to make a convergence network work in their home."
- Steve Case
(Related: Home, Work, Network)

"I think the support of the other team at AOL and everybody's really shared passion and belief about this and - saying that some day everybody was going to be on line."
- Steve Case
(Related: Belief, Day, Passion, Saying, Support)

"When I record somebody else's song, I have to make it my own or it doesn't feel right. I'll say to myself, I wrote this and he doesn't know it!"
- Johnny Cash
(Related: Right, Song)

"One morning, about four o'clock, I was driving my car just about as fast as I could. I thought, Why am I out this time of night? I was miserable, and it came to me: I'm falling in love with somebody I have no right to fall in love with."
- June Carter Cash
(Related: Car, Love, Time, Thought, Driving, Night, Right)

"The new record started out being about loss, but it's morphed into being about how relationships go on even though one person is not in a body anymore."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Being, Body, Loss, Relationships)

"It was very much a cry for democratic control at that time. Above all, breaking the accomplished power of a few people to rule the lives of everybody else."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Power, Time, People, Control)

"Then, with lots of people doing that without ever looking over their shoulders to see how they were affecting anybody else, it couldn't work, and it didn't work, and it just came to a standstill."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Work, People)

"Not that I am ashamed of my mind or body, my birth or breeding, my actions or fortunes, for my bashfulness is in my nature, not for any crime."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Nature, Actions, Body, Breeding, Crime, Mind)

"A woman in Mexico wanted me to heal her. But I can't heal anybody. I just put my hand on her and said, 'Thank you for seeing the film.'"
- Jim Caviezel
(Related: Film, Woman)

"I write my own quotes. Except this one. I obviously stole this from somebody really clever."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Quotes)

"Like Canada, we very much wanted the United Nations to be a relevant and effective body. But once those efforts failed, we no longer saw things from a multilateral perspective. For us, now, it is much more basic than that. It is about family."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Family, Body, Canada, Nations, Now, Perspective, United)

"A puny body weakens the soul."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Soul, Body)

"Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve."
- Henry Chadwick
(Related: Strength, Body, Eye, Man, Mind, Possession)

"We have to go in places no body would ever think of going into were it not for the necessities of war."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: War, Body)

"Mounting a large rock, I was able to see a considerable body of the enemy moving by the flank in rear of their line engaged, and passing from the direction of the foot of Great Round Top through the valley toward the front of my left."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Body, Direction, Enemy)

"Nobody roots for Goliath."
- Wilt Chamberlain
"Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath."
- Wilt Chamberlain
"But back then the thing that saved me was the music, and it's certainly the music that saves me now. The music, my family and my friends and everybody around me."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Family, Music, Friends, Now)

"I'm concerned about the cost, just like everybody else. There's no question that we have an obligation to help the people of Louisiana and Mississippi to rebuild."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: People, Help, Obligation, Question)

"The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you."
- Chanakya
(Related: Secrets, Will)

"As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do?"
- Chanakya
(Related: Death, Soul, Control, Body)

"Somebody who was born in this country who visited China would later face difficulty getting back in to the USA. We have to keep in mind that the struggles of the Chinese against these exclusion laws really laid down the foundations of civil rights law."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Civil rights, Country, Difficulty, Law, Laws, Mind)

"The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: God, Life, Nature, Body, Communication, Heaven, Light, Mind)

"Envy is like a fly that passes all the body's sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores."
- Arthur Chapman
(Related: Body, Envy)

"Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same - hardihood. Give them raw truth."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Politics, Life, Truth, America, Conflict, Cure)

"I really didn't mean to hurt anybody. I liked John Lennon."
- Mark David Chapman
(Related: Hurt)

"Country music is just country. It's going to shift around a little bit, doing some different instrumentations, different production styles. But it will always come back to what you heard at the Opry. Nobody wants it to change."
- Steven Curtis Chapman
(Related: Change, Music, Country, Country music, Production, Will)

"With other people, you're always swapping music. Somebody is always listening to something you've never heard. It's a great way to hear all sorts of new things."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Music, People, Listening)

"The songs are not necessarily autobiographical. A lot of songs are a combination of influences. It might be some part of my life, or something I've felt, or something somebody's told me. It all comes together."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Life, Songs)

"The thing that I like about the way characters are written on the show these days is that nobody's perfect. Everyone has made a lot of mistakes and bad choices."
- Crystal Chappell
(Related: Choices, Mistakes)

"And I remember how proud I was to put on my training jersey and go out on the field. Making it back to that environment was for me my greatest moment, because somebody had told me I couldn't do it and I never gave up on myself, the game and my teammates."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Environment, Training)

"Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean, And fat his soul, and make his body lean."
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Related: Soul, Body, Will)

"Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Men, Animals, Body, Faces, First, Man, Mind)

"Everybody in the '80s, well, we hate rap. Now, the biggest rapper in the world... Eminem. Rap's a black thing."
- Chubby Checker
(Related: Hate, Now, Rap, World)

"Nevertheless the meaning is not that the blessed bread which is divided, which is offered, and which the apostles received from the hand of Christ was not the body of Christ but becomes the body of Christ when the eating of it is begun."
- Martin Chemnitz
(Related: Body, Christ, Eating, Meaning)

"I never went on an audition - when they were really looking at everybody."
- Joan Chen
"I kill myself for my body."
- Cher
(Related: Body)

"Anybody who says they don't like fighting in the NHL have to be out of their minds."
- Donald Stewart Cherry
(Related: Fighting)

"We may have to force people to get together in terms of picking a particular type of technology and starting to build to that technology, as opposed to everybody exercising their right to buy their own system, you know, at will."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Technology, People, Force, May, Right, Will)

"Nobody leaves a hotel without getting a full measure of three months of rental assistance. So no one has been evicted - no one who's eligible has been evicted from a hotel without getting a significant amount of money to find - to pay for their rent."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Measure, Months)

"First, we did rank everybody by risk, and New York comes out number one."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: First, Rank, Risk)

"I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Experience, Body, Mind, United)

"If you are not in fashion, you are nobody."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Fashion)

"In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice; because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Religion, Advice, Matrimony, Will, World)

"Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. A man must have a good share of wit himself to endure a great share of it in another."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Love, Quality, People, Fear, Man, Wit)

"The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Travel, Country, Self, World)

"The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Health, Body, Mind, Trouble, Trying)

"Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Education, Being, Want)

"A room without books is like a body without a soul."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Soul, Body, Books)

"Some people make a career out of doing one thing, but I wanted to diversify my body of work."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Work, People, Body, Career)

"It's a tough case and the first time Reacher needs to recruit somebody to help him out. He uses a woman he knew in the army she's a fascinating character."
- Lee Child
(Related: Time, Character, Army, First, Help, Needs, Woman)

"Nobody can teach what is inside a person; it has to be discovered for oneself and a way must be found to express it."
- Eduardo Chillida
"I don't want to hurt anybody or be offensive. But I don't want to not be me."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Hurt, Want)

"Everybody in life is a chameleon."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Life)

"Then you must look for a new body. That's what we call reincarnation."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Body, Reincarnation)

"It might feel good to be out of your body for awhile. But you can't stay like that forever."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Body)

"Same with souls. They can't survive without a body for long."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Body)

"So if I die, somebody else from the corporation will take over the business."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Business, Will)

"Souls are designed to fit inside a body."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Body)

"When people say 'let's do something about it,' they mean 'let's get hold of the political machinery so that we can do something to somebody else.' And that somebody is invariably you."
- Frank Chodorov
(Related: People)

"Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Saying, Sound, Will)

"Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Terrorism)

"You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Belief, Body)

"Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Birds, Body, Connection, Earth, Meditation)

"Women must be the spokesmen for a new humanity arising out of the reconciliation of spirit and body."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Body, Humanity, Spirit)

"When you are modelling, you are creating a picture, a still life, perhaps something like a silent film. You convey emotion but you are only using your body."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Life, Body, Emotion, Film)

"Kate is going to come back, she is going to be super-strong again. Everybody is going to want her again because she is that kind of person. She is very professional and beautiful and she is going to be around forever."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Want)

"I'm too old to adapt to somebody else's ways."
- Claudia Christian
(Related: Old)

"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)

"If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Principles)

"Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Money, Trust)

"Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Friend, Old)

"I was born in a very small town in North Dakota, a town of only about 350 people. I lived there until I was 13. It was a marvelous advantage to grow up in a small town where you knew everybody."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: People)

"At Rochester, I came with the same emotions as many of the entering freshman: everything was new, exciting and a bit overwhelming, but at least nobody had heard of my brothers and cousins."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Brothers, Emotions)

"My physics teacher, Thomas Miner was particularly gifted. To this day, I remember how he introduced the subject of physics. He told us we were going to learn how to deal with very simple questions such as how a body falls due to the acceleration of gravity."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Body, Day, Gravity, Physics, Questions)

"You're never able to please everybody, especially when you're transforming a country like Russia."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Country, Russia)

"You need to find somebody who will speak the same language. We understand that we couldn't have any kind of discussion without permission, without a legal framework behind it."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Legal, Language, Will)

"I tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading."
- Alonzo Church
(Related: Time, Reading)

"Never had any mathematical conversations with anybody, because there was nobody else in my field."
- Alonzo Church
"When you kill 500,000 children in order to impose your will on other countries, then you shouldn't be surprised when somebody responds in kind."
- Ward Churchill
(Related: Children, Countries, Order, Will)

"In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Truth, Lies)

"Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Attention, Body, Criticism, May, Pain, State)

"Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Advice)

"The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Body, Eyes)

"A home without books is a body without soul."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Home, Soul, Body, Books)

"Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Food, Body, Mind)

"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Body, Man, May, Mind, Old, Youth)

"Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Food, God, Soul, Body, World)

"In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Health, Body, Mind)

"In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Body, Mind)

"Everybody has to write out of rage sometimes."
- Amy Clampitt
"Whenever somebody comes up with a good idea, there's somebody else who has never had a good idea in his life who stands up and says, Oh, you can't do that."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Life, Idea)

"America is the most inventive country in the world because everybody has access to information."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: America, Country, Information, World)

"There are some very significant changes in the way the fluids are distributed in our body, the way our heart functions initially, and as well as our bone and muscle."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Heart, Body)

"This has been a great experience for me. The first couple of days you don't always feel too well. You adjust to the fluid shifting, how to fly through space without hitting things or anybody else. But then you get in a groove."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Experience, First, Space)

"Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Soul, Body, Connection, Evil)

"I'm cute - and God I hate that. Because that's not cool. I'm like your niece, and nobody wants to date their niece. It's the chubby cheeks. The whole reason people voted for me on American Idol is because I'm an everyday, normal girl."
- Kelly Clarkson
(Related: God, People, American, Cute, Hate, Reason)

"I no longer say nice things about yoga. I was doing yoga so long before everybody else."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Yoga)

"Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Books, Childhood, Will)

"What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant, powerful body and a dull, bestial mind."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: America, Body, Mind)

"The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way, often to a not very good idea which sparked off another idea that was only slightly better, which somebody else misunderstood in such a way that they then said something which was really rather interesting."
- John Cleese
(Related: Idea)

"I can't tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family, it's like going to somebody else's Christmas dinner, everyone knows everyone, and you're there and you're not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing."
- John Cleese
(Related: Family, Christmas, Walking)

"The student body was huge at UT and you had to mature pretty quick, very quick actually. I enjoyed it and it helped me a lot in my life in general - not only in the classroom but on the baseball field as well."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Life, Baseball, Body, Classroom, Pretty, Quick)

"Everybody kind of perceives me as being angry. It's not anger, it's motivation."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Anger, Motivation, Being)

"If I would be happy, I would be a very bad ball player. With me, when I get mad, it puts energy in my body."
- Roberto Clemente
(Related: Body, Energy)

"Namely, we have no right to believe a thing true because everybody says so unless there are good grounds for believing that some one person at least has the means of knowing what is true, and is speaking the truth so far as he knows it."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Truth, Right)

"Anybody that'll stand up to The Cline is all right."
- Patsy Cline
(Related: Right)

"I want to host a religious show. I'm sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o'clock spot on Sunday morning. I think we should really get some of our own preachers and preach that gay is good. And we'd have a great choir."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Gay, Religious, Want, Will)

"You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Mistakes, President)

"I like the job. That's what I'll miss the most... I'm not sure anybody ever liked this as much as I've liked it."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Job)

"I believe I'm a better authority than anybody else in America on my own wife. I have never known a person with a stronger sense of right and wrong in my life ever."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Life, Wife, America, Authority, Right, Sense, Wrong)

"People know everything about everybody now."
- George Clooney
(Related: People, Now)

"There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on."
- George Clooney
(Related: God, Actors, Film, Order, Reality, Theater)

"I just would like to keep singing. As soon as I'm not singing well, I hope that I know it, so that I can get off the stage and leave what I have done. I hope I'll know, and if I don't, I hope somebody tells me."
- Rosemary Clooney
(Related: Hope, Singing)

"Sometimes I really want to paint somebody and I don't get a photograph that I want to work from."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Work, Want)

"Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Experience, Life, Time, Painting, Space)

"It puts you in a kind of a strange situation where everybody is looking at every little thing you do."
- Glenn Close
"When I hear that somebody's difficult, I think, Oh, I can't wait to work with them."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Work)

"I think the diva is kind of a cliche. My definition of a diva is somebody whose talent does not match what they're trying to play, so all this temperament comes out."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Talent, Play, Temperament, Trying)

"I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing. I contributed. I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked me."
- Brian Clough
(Related: History, Hope, Epitaphs, Want)

"When you see somebody who's got a complaining personality, it usually means that they had some vision of what things could be, and they're constantly disappointed by that. I think that would be the camp that I would fall into - constantly horrified by the things people do."
- Daniel Clowes
(Related: People, Vision, Complaining, Personality)

"I thought writing about somebody current would be a little closer to what I'm used to doing."
- Adam Clymer
(Related: Thought, Writing)

"I really haven't had that exciting of a life. There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. So I pretty much like to make it up. I'd rather tell a story about somebody else."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Life, Complaining, Pretty)

"Everybody in America is going to have to sacrifice to help us rebuild the Gulf Coast. Every government program, every individual, we are all going to have to sacrifice."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Government, Sacrifice, America, Help)

"I did a lot of writing for a lot of different kinds of bands that I was in and out of during those five years and that left me with a little body of songs that I liked better when I played alone, so I ended up going out solo and very soon made my first album."
- Bruce Cockburn
(Related: Body, First, Songs, Writing, Years)

"I wanted to play rock and roll when I started playing. Nobody at that time ever thought about songwriting. You sang songs, that's all. You sang other people's songs. That's all there were."
- Bruce Cockburn
(Related: Time, Thought, People, Play, Songs)

"Over the years, I've worked with just about everybody."
- Joe Cocker
(Related: Years)

"When a man forgets himself, he usually does something everybody else remembers."
- James Coco
(Related: Man)

"The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Society, First, Instinct, Poison, Trying)

"It is not I who become addicted, it is my body."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Body)

"In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Actor, Content, Paris)

"I've written songs about things that nobody else has ever written about."
- David Allan Coe
(Related: Songs)

"Everybody started saying, well, this cat's not as dumb as people think he is."
- David Allan Coe
(Related: People, Dumb, Saying)

"I've never wanted anybody to like me because I had long hair or short hair, or that they liked the way I dressed or they liked the way I dressed or they liked the way I smile."
- David Allan Coe
(Related: Hair, Smile)

"We haven't had to defend anything to anybody."
- Ethan Coen
"Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It's hard to stay on top."
- Paul Coffey
(Related: Work)

"Everybody wants to get enlightened but nobody wants to change."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Change)

"A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Love, Battle, Body, Woman)

"I wanted a woman who had the body and the power of a real pilot. I interviewed hundreds of woman, but Jessica just seemed perfect for the part. I couldn't get her out of my head. I continued to bother her and she finally gave in."
- Rob Cohen
(Related: Power, Body, Woman)

"We all get swept up in the hype machine. Nobody is immune to that."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Machine)

"I am going to get political on you. Because I am the most shallow person in the world, my mission is to see men's formal wear change a little bit. It is too rigid! Everybody looks like a penguin!"
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Change, Men, Mission, World)

"I don't hold that everybody has to love fashion. Some people like gardening."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Gardening, Love, People, Fashion)

"I want everybody who is watching to come to the Academy Awards with us. I'm going to pay for the bus."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Awards, Want)

"I know what's best for me, after all I have been in the Claudette Colbert business longer than anybody."
- Claudette Colbert
(Related: Business)

"I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at."
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Feeling)

"What the mind cannot retain, the body will have to endure."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Body, Mind, Will)

"All the things that human beings suffer from are how their environment treats them, and how the elements of their planet affects their mind and body - like radiation, cancer, and all."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Body, Cancer, Environment, Mind)

"I'm having this conversation with you now. I'm talking, but I'm thinking, feeling, smelling, and moving. Yet I'm concentrating on what you're saying. So that means there's more things going on in the body than just the present thing that the person's got you doing."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Body, Conversation, Feeling, Now, Present, Saying, Talking, Thinking)

"What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Soul, Body, Brevity, Wit)

"I have this theory that people in Hollywood don't read. They read 'Vanity Fair' and then consider themselves terribly well read. I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: People, Hollywood, Theory)

"So my answer is, YES, everyone can find a hedgehog concept. If these companies can do it, anyone can do it. And anybody who says they can't is simply whining."
- James Collins
"Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you somebody who has never achieved much."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Mistake)

"Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Trust, Man)

"Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That's applicable to any kind of depression."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Body, Depression, Help, Meditation, Mind, Spirit, Suicide)

"I might be in an airport, late or angry with a ticket person, and I'm going to sort of check myself, because part of me is seen as Eric Camden. We all need as much help as we can get. It's a role model to me as much as to anybody else."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Help)

"The law will argue any thing, with any body who will pay the law for the use of its brains and its time."
- Wilkie Collins
(Related: Time, Body, Law, Will)

"To stop smoking was actually really easy because I had already started to cut down. My husband is asthmatic, and he just can't for the life of him imagine why anybody would put smoke in their mouth, so he really helped me to start cutting down."
- Holly Marie Combs
(Related: Life, Husband, Smoking)

"Acting coaches in Hollywood were always telling me to use my hands and body more. But that was never me. I just breathe and sometimes it doesn't look as if I'm doing that."
- Perry Como
(Related: Acting, Body, Coaches, Hollywood)

"And Kinsey thought that anybody who defined themselves based on their sexual acts was limiting themselves."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Thought)

"It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Actors, Living)

"I think that finding a way into somebody's life that's sort of off from a side angle can tell you more about that person than a greatest hits approach."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Life)

"Advertising is what you do when you can't go see somebody. That's all it is."
- Fairfax Cone
(Related: Advertising)

"In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me."
- William Congreve
(Related: Body, Conscience)

"What is overriding that and most important is that readers generally are interested in a good character. They might be more comfortable with Harry because they think they know him, but they always seem willing to give somebody new a chance."
- Michael Connelly
(Related: Character, Chance)

"You have to remember that I played longer than anybody else on the main tour; I played until I was 40, and then played another six years or so on the seniors tour."
- Jimmy Connors
(Related: Years)

"But why should I read what somebody else thinks of my life when I know the real story?"
- Jimmy Connors
(Related: Life)

"A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Truth, Body)

"Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Gossip)

"Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Power, Force, Investment, Jobs, Potential, State, Wind)

"I am a Korean War veteran. I support our troops as much as anyone in this body, but I do so by advocating redeployment out of Iraq as soon as it can be safely done."
- John Conyers
(Related: War, Body, Iraq, Support, Troops)

"Nobody's going to write a book about me, because nobody's going to find anything worth writing a book about."
- Jack K. Cooke
(Related: Worth, Writing)

"School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect so why bother."
- Tre Cool
(Related: Future, Practice, School)

"The educated do not share a common body of information, but a common state of mind."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Body, Information, Mind, State)

"The body has a mind of its own."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Body, Mind)

"Mind and body obstruct one another's pleasures."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Body, Mind)

"Money is to my social existence what health is to my body."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Health, Money, Body, Existence)

"Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Men, Nature, Body, Challenge, Rights, Laws, Protection)

"When I sang that song, I felt it was almost as if some force had moved into my body. Things like that have only happened to me singing jazz. It doesn't happen when singing pop. I get so deeply into the music, it feels like I've become someone else."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: Music, Body, Force, Jazz, Singing, Song)

"I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading, but somebody suggested one of my books, they actually finished the book and enjoyed it, and they're going on to read another book. I'm thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun."
- Caroline B. Cooney
(Related: Books, Fun, Letters, Reading)

"I'm thrilled with my body of work."
- Chris Cooper
(Related: Work, Body)

"We continue to be exasperated by the view, apparently gaining momentum in certain circles, that armed robbery is okay as long as nobody gets hurt! The proper solution to armed robbery is a dead robber, on the scene."
- Jeff Cooper
(Related: Solution)

"I'm basically a very happy person and I don't have to be anybody else."
- Jilly Cooper
"We are scheduled to meet this year fewer days than any Congress since at least 1948. And that is even before I was born. So far, we are in the 123rd day of this year, and yet we have only had 26 voting days in this body. That is a shame."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Body, Congress, Day, Shame, Voting)

"Now, people have said that somebody told them that they saw somebody on the railroad bank or saw somebody going over the bank, but no one has ever been able to show any cartridges, any rifle, any pistol, no one has ever found anything other than the evidence about Oswald."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: People, Now)

"I don't think anybody ever thought about the CIA meddling in internal affairs. The shock of the President's death called for an immediate investigation. It actually lay in the jurisdiction of Texas."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Death, Thought, Investigation, President)

"We found what we could at that time - the truth. If somebody else can find something else which we didn't find, that, of course, is a duty on their part, as is the truth. It will be the truth."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Time, Truth, Duty, Will)

"If you look at body fat, it seems to increase with age, even though your weight does not. That's a physiological fact of aging, they say. Heck it is. It is an adaptive effect of aging."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Age, Body, Effect, Fact, Weight)

"You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said 'Parking Fine.'"
- Tommy Cooper
(Related: Driving, Today)

"You're in a profession in which absolutely everybody is telling you their opinion, which is different. That's one of the reasons George Lucas never directed again."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Opinion, Profession)

"Have you ever noticed? Anybody going slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac."
- Ronnie Corbett
"Henry Fonda one time said that every time he had a job, he thought it was gonna' be the last one. And, if you got any sense, you gotta' think that because, you know when somebody's gonna do a dip, some of 'em go pretty far down."
- Barry Corbin
(Related: Time, Thought, Job, Pretty, Sense)

"Bravery is believing in yourself, and that thing nobody can teach you."
- El Cordobes
(Related: Bravery)

"I'm definitely responsible for coming in with some basic chord changes, or ideas. Everybody in the band looks to me to come up with the basic seed, so it's not very productive to come in with nothing."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Ideas, Nothing)

"I was raised a Christian, but I wouldn't call myself a Christian now. I think when I was younger it was easier to focus on the negative, nihilist vision... this is sort of picking up on the other half of the body, which is God and white light."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: God, Negative, Vision, Christian, Body, Focus, Light, Now)

"Everybody gets too drunk sometimes; and even if everybody didn't, I have gotten too drunk sometimes. I haven't hurt anybody. In Ireland we drink a lot. It's part of our culture. I like drinking. I don't think it's a bad thing."
- Andrea Corr
(Related: Culture, Drinking, Hurt, Ireland)

"We're all the same. We all want the same thing in life. Everybody going around like ants and we all want the same thing. And it's not one queen. It's not one queen with the wings."
- Andrea Corr
(Related: Life, Ants, Queen, Want)

"I think everybody had difficulties with that dynamic, turning the family into a band and being constantly together. So everybody, as individuals. had things to sort out."
- Andrea Corr
(Related: Family, Being, Difficulties)

"I apologize if anybody was offended by anything I said."
- Jerome Corsi
"An abundant supply of excellent water, forming a volume equal in bulk to the human body, is conveyed by one of these pipes, and distributed about the city, where it is used by the inhabitants for drink and other purposes."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Body, Water)

"There are fully forty towers, which are lofty and well built, the largest of which has fifty steps leading to its main body, and is higher than the tower of the principal tower of the church at Seville."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Church, Body, Leading)

"Immortality is a long shot, I admit. But somebody has to be first."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: First, Immortality)

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Success, Failure, Key, Trying)

"Well, I've had a lot of different experiences in music over the years. And not everything you do can satisfy everybody's idealised version of you."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Music, Years)

"Maybe I just never learned my harmony part, because what everybody says sounds odd to them sounds perfectly natural to me."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Harmony)

"We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Love, Fear, Eyes, Question, Wonder)

"What are we blaming? Is this Vietnam? We made a movie, it didn't make much money. I'm gonna be really happy if somebody watches it in 10 years' time and really enjoys it."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Time, Money, Vietnam, Years)

"I'm glad movies aren't going to please everybody, they can't. But what they have to be is recognisable. I don't equate myself with a master painter, but I think you can recognise my films."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Movies)

"Olympism... exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, mind and will."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Body, Mind, Will)

"Why couldn't Obama have picked somebody respectable as his running mate, you know, like John Kerry did?"
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Running)

"Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dreams, Age, Being, Past, Pretty)

"Everybody has basically the same family, it's just reconfigured slightly differently from one to the next."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Family)

"Once you establish a look, and once everybody recognizes that look as your look, you never have to think about fashion again."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Fashion)

"Your body isn't just a body. It's an ecosystem."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Body)

"The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient's hopes are the physician's secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Hope, Body, Direction)

"Advise for anybody - enjoy what you are doing, enjoy the process of learning and don't be impatient."
- Robin Cousins
(Related: Learning)

"What anybody else thinks about you is really of no consequence. It's what you think of yourself."
- David Coverdale
"My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough."
- Noel Coward
(Related: Body, Mind, Suspicion)

"Not everybody is perfect, and I don't think we should be looking for perfect people."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: People)

"Every body about me seem'd happy but every body seem'd in a hurry to be happy somewhere else."
- Hannah Cowley
(Related: Body)

"Everybody in the real world will agree - the moment a project is behind deadline, quality assurance tends to go out the window."
- Alan Cox
(Related: Quality, Project, Will, World)

"Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He's the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Politics, English, Language, Shakespeare)

"I'm at peace with myself and where I am. In the past, I was always looking to see how everybody else was doing. I wasn't competitive, I was comparative. I just wanted to be where everybody else was. Now I've gotten to an age when I am not comparing anymore."
- Courteney Cox
(Related: Age, Peace, Now, Past)

"I think differently, I think it's about reaching everybody on every different plane and every different level, and if I could remix the song and do a dance remix, that's great. If I could do a classical version, that'll be great too. It's all just about expression."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Dance, Expression, Song)

"The body is an inviolable limit. And you have to really hurt it before you know that."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Body, Hurt)

"I think it's good that people value their bodies and take care of them. I think if you cross the line and begin using your body as an asset or as an extension of your vanity, you've gone too far."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: People, Body, Care, Value, Vanity)

"As soon as someone tells me: 'You're rather sexy,' I wish I could disappear. If somebody says: 'You were voted the world's sexiest man,' I have no idea what that means. How do I respond? 'Thank you' is the best you can do. George Clooney is the world's sexiest man, anyway."
- Daniel Craig
(Related: Idea, Man, World)

"I know in my life there's stuff that will come back because I haven't dealt with it, and it's the same with everybody."
- Daniel Craig
(Related: Life, Will)

"Everybody in their own imagination decides what scary is."
- Yvonne Craig
(Related: Imagination)

"But freedom, liberty, is an attribute of the soul and it may exist even when the body is in bondage."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Soul, Body, Freedom, Liberty, May)

"And, strangely, this one of the few things in life that the third, the latter, the buy with our eyes closed has actually done better than everybody else."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Life, Eyes)

"We were advised that nobody could stop us from pursuing our craft simply because we had honed, or even developed that craft while working at a company."
- David Crane
(Related: Company)

"I only go to mass when somebody asks me, but when I get in trouble I call for a priest."
- Broderick Crawford
(Related: Trouble)

"The thing I like about my body is that it's strong. I can move furniture around my apartment. I can ride my horse... I can play basketball. It's a well functioning machine."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Basketball, Body, Machine, Play)

"Nobody in my family ever thought that I'd a be a model."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Family, Thought)

"It's a huge change for your body. You don't even want to look in the mirror after you've had a baby, because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Change, Baby, Body, Want)

"I think one of the best words in the English language is compassion. I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care... and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference."
- Michael Crawford
(Related: Love, Care, Compassion, Difference, English, Language, Words)

"In the information society, nobody thinks. We expect to banish paper, but we actually banish thought."
- Michael Crichton
(Related: Society, Thought, Information)

"To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody."
- Quentin Crisp
"Anybody who comes to the cinema is bringing they're whole sexual history, their literary history, their movie literacy, their culture, their language, their religion, whatever they've got. I can't possibly manipulate all of that, nor do I want to."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: History, Religion, Cinema, Culture, Language, Literary, Want)

"But with my last film, Spider it was agony. The money was always disappearing, nobody got paid, it was very difficult - and it's very distracting from the process of making the movie, of course. So I think things have been getting harder and harder."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Money, Film)

"Do you remember when you found out you wouldn't live forever? People don't talk about this, but everybody had to go through it because you're not born with that knowledge."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: People, Knowledge, Talk)

"Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Life, Chaos, Madness, Problems, Trying)

"I see technology as being an extension of the human body."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Technology, Being, Body)

"For me, the first fact of human existence is the human body. But if you embrace the reality of the human body, you embrace mortality, and that is a very difficult thing for anything to do because the self-conscious mind cannot imagine non-existence. It's impossible to do."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Body, Existence, Fact, First, Mind, Mortality, Reality, Self)

"I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great, important men have quit to spend time with their families who spent any more time with their family."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Family, Men, Time)

"You can lose people without them dying, and I have, from moving, from traveling. The emotion is real, it just doesn't actually have to do with death. I'm singing about what I know, and it's a song about longing for somebody who's disappeared in your life."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Life, Death, People, Dying, Emotion, Longing, Singing, Song, Traveling)

"I've never really had anybody close to me die. I think the song is about a feeling that I have that, it still applies. It's a feeling of longing, once again."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Feeling, Longing, Song)

"We should just get somebody from the left and the right and they should all throw bumper stickers at each other and the first one to cover the other one wins."
- David Cross
(Related: First, Right)

"Nobody is going to be as bad for free thinking, right-minded individuals than George Bush."
- David Cross
(Related: Free thinking, Right)

"Everybody has to be reminded that there's another way to be. Another more mysterious, unpredictable way to be that's not necessarily based upon contrivances."
- Stanley Crouch
"In America, we have to learn to be patient enough to figure out what somebody is saying. Somebody might actually be saying something."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: America, Saying)

"In the future, everybody is going to be a director. Somebody's got to live a real life so we have something to make a movie about."
- Cameron Crowe
(Related: Life, Future)

"I've learned to relax more. Everybody feels pressure in what they do, maybe mine is just a little different because there doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish what I want to."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Day, Pressure, Relax, Want)

"I am amazed about how everyone wants to know about my love life. They whisper to me, 'Tell me the truth? Is it true?' Who cares? Because we have this job, we are to say to everybody what we do, or with whom we sleep? It's a bit absurd, but that's why everybody lies so much."
- Penelope Cruz
(Related: Love, Life, Truth, Job, Lies, Sleep, Whisper)

"Nobody is more truthful when he's acting than De Niro."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Acting)

"I love the life of a musician but I live the life of a bodybuilder."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Life, Love)

"They put me in a whole body suit, from my neck to my ankles. It was so bad, I couldn't straighten my legs."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Body)

"I don't mind if somebody comes up to me and shakes my hand, but if I'm in the middle of a restaurant and somebody asks me for a picture, I can be a jerk and say no, or I can say yes and draw more attention to myself, which is exactly the opposite of what I want."
- Macaulay Culkin
(Related: Attention, Mind, Want)

"There is no sense in doing a wonderful script with somebody who can't direct because that is a disaster."
- Robert Culp
(Related: Disaster, Sense)

"In all Diseases strengthen the part of the Body afflicted."
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Related: Body)

"There may be a new album, and there may not. Right now, we're encouraging bootlegging because there have been some great live things that ended up on the Internet. Rather than try to stop it, we like it. If nobody gave a crap about you, they wouldn't bother to bootleg you."
- Burton Cummings
(Related: Encouraging, Internet, May, Now, Right)

"Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Mind, Property)

"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Battle, Being, Day, Fight, Fighting, Night, World)

"I like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite new a thing. Muscles better and nerves more."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Body, Nerves)

"If a poet is anybody, he is somebody to whom things made matter very little - somebody who is obsessed by Making."
- e. e. cummings
"Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized. There's always someone who doesn't like it."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Public)

"Anybody is influenced by where and how he lives."
- Imogen Cunningham
"I'd never kill myself for a man. I wouldn't do it for anybody."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Man)

"I was poor. When you're poor you work, and when you're rich you expect somebody to hand it to you. So I think being reasonably poor is very good for people."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Work, People, Being, Poor)

"My dance classes were open to anybody, my only stipulation was that they had to come to the class every day."
- Merce Cunningham
(Related: Dance, Class, Day, Open)

"There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed. There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Needs)

"Just when you're beginning to think pretty well of people, you run across somebody who puts sugar on sliced tomatoes."
- Will Cuppy
(Related: People, Beginning, Pretty)

"Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else, whereas these books are distilled from me."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Actor, Being, Books)

"I would like to see the day when somebody would be appointed surgeon somewhere who had no hands, for the operative part is the least part of the work."
- Harvey Cushing
(Related: Work, Day)

"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)

"It's amazing to me that people have any interest in such a low-level sex scandal. If I were sleeping with a congressman, maybe, but I'm a nobody and the people I'm writing about are nobodies."
- Jessica Cutler
(Related: Sex, People, Interest, Scandal, Writing)

"A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places. You're always looking for somebody to love you, be accepted, and there's the insecurities that are even transmitted through rap. Everyone is trying to aim to please too much."
- Chuck D.
(Related: Love, Rap, Trying, Wrong)

"Bad Boy Entertainment did not shoot anybody. I didn't shoot anybody."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Entertainment)

"Everybody's just been spilling their guts all over records and talking about how hard it is to be an entertainer and how much we get hated on and what we have to go through. But I ain't really got it that bad. I'm just happy to be here."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Talking)

"I would never withhold information about the murder of my man Biggie, or anybody else. It's just silly and ridiculous. The accusations are just flying out. All I've been trying to do all my life is to make great music."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Life, Music, Accusations, Flying, Information, Man, Murder, Silly, Trying)

"I wouldn't abandon nobody. I would be lying if I said I was just talking to everybody."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Lying, Talking)

"Nobody gets a nervous breakdown or a heart attack from selling kerosene to gentle country folk from the back of a tanker in Somerset."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Heart, Selling, Country, Folk)

"The writer has to force himself to work. He has to make his own hours and if he doesn't go to his desk at all there is nobody to scold him."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Work, Force, Writer)

"We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else, for suffering is too precious to be shared."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Suffering)

"I'd rather get a good clean laugh with good material, than an easy laugh by swearing or shocking. That's not clever or comedic, anybody can get a laugh that way, it's too easy."
- Jim Dale
(Related: Swearing)

"My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Dad, Life, Father, People, Bosses, Depression, Difference, Party)

"Everybody would love to be mayor of Chicago. If you look at what we have done over many, many years and where we are today and the commitment by the business community, the commitment by the not-for-profit community - all this coming together - this is a wonderful city."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Business, Love, Chicago, Commitment, Community, Today, Years)

"Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: People, Hurt)

"I didn't see my character, Core, as a cannibal but as somebody who is extremely passionate and who doesn't have any conscience. She takes her passion to its complete extreme."
- Beatrice Dalle
(Related: Character, Conscience, Extreme, Passion)

"First of all, you have to understand that I'm like anybody else. When I hear my voice on a record I absolutely loathe my voice. I cannot stand my voice."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: First, Voice)

"I think Pete did have a hard time as a kid with his appearance. But don't all kids have a hard time? God, I had a hard time, too. I was little with bow legs and rickets. I used to get picked on like everybody used to get picked on."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Time, God, Appearance, Kids)

"Love is as strict as acting. If you want to love somebody, stand there and do it. If you don't, don't. There are no other choices."
- Tyne Daly
(Related: Love, Acting, Choices, Want)

"God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple."
- Jean Claude Van Damme
(Related: God, Temple, Body, Care, Duty)

"If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. 'Heres Matt at home learning his lines. Here's Matt researching in aisle six of his local library'. A few hours of that and they'd go home."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Home, Life, Day, Learning)

"It's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody."
- Matt Damon
"Eventually stardom is going to go away from me. It goes away from everybody and all you have in the end is to be able to look back and like the choices you made."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Choices, End)

"A car to pick me up every day, a chair with my name on it, everybody being very polite... what can you do except sit back and watch it all, try to take it all in?"
- Charles Dance
(Related: Car, Being, Day, Name)

"I think for anybody reading the book they're going to get an idea in their heads of all those characters, and I think that once that gets fixed, it's quite hard to shake."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: Idea, Reading)

"Ireland. Great for the spirit - very bad for the body."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: Body, Ireland, Spirit)

"So to answer your question, I'm not entirely sure how I ended up where I am today, in the sense that nobody in my family is an actor. It just happened by mistake."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: Family, Mistake, Actor, Question, Sense, Today)