Quotes and Sayings about Concern



"As far as Zarqawi is concerned, there is a network of extremists; it's not just Zarqawi."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Network)

"This is really high on the priority list of tribal concerns. This is a cash cow in many circumstances, and tribes are concerned about protection of tribal assets."
- Jack Abramoff
(Related: Circumstances, Protection)

"For more than three thousand years men have quarreled concerning the formulas of their faith."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Faith, Men, Years)

"We are selfish when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good for ourselves. We are altruistic when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good of others."
- Mortimer Adler
"I am concerned because even in the past two years that were the jubilee years, I have seen evident signs which show that the people are still in great difficulties, and there are things that still need to be remedied and looked after in many areas."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: People, Difficulties, Past, Years)

"What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Advice, Concern, Man, Woman)

"Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn."
- Anna Akhmatova
(Related: Death, Heart, Concern, Will, Woman)

"As far as we are concerned, we Syria have not changed."
- Bashar al-Assad
"It is not so for art in appreciation because art is concerned with human behavior. And science is concerned with the behavior of metal or energy. It depends on what the fashion is. Now today it's energy. It's the same soul behind it. The same soul, you see."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Art, Science, Soul, Appreciation, Behavior, Energy, Fashion, Now, Today)

"My concern is how we learn to be genuine human beings."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Concern)

"As far as pacing the shoot is concerned, I know when I've got it. I don't think there's any reason to take ten takes unless you need them."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Reason)

"I paint according to the moment and the theme. I don't have any prejudice. Life concerns me."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Life, Prejudice)

"My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Father, Knowledge, Care, Concern, First, Office)

"As far as I'm concerned, the essentials of jazz are: melodic improvisation, melodic invention, swing, and instrumental personality."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Invention, Jazz, Personality)

"The first act of religion, therefore, concerns those things which are communicated to us from God. The other concerns those things which we yield to God."
- William Ames
(Related: God, Religion, Act, First, Yield)

"Active creation is conceived as a transitive action in which there is always presupposed an object about which the agent is concerned; it is virtually but not formally transitive because it makes, not presupposes, an object."
- William Ames
(Related: Action, Creation)

"I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Nature, Poetry)

"Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Friendship, Time, Trust, People)

"The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play."
- Robert Anderson
(Related: Heart, Conviction, Man, Measure, Mission, Passion, Play, Will)

"But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Finance, Society, Economy, Now)

"I have been called a nun with a switchblade where my privacy is concerned. I think there's a point where one says, that's for family, that's for me."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Family, Privacy)

"Not many people do at the age of 21 or younger even, know how to act nor could be concerned with anything other than fighting, women and money."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Age, Money, Women, People, Act, Fighting)

"As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Time, People, Country, Dignity, Help, Misery, Poverty, Suffering, Today, Tomorrow)

"Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it."
- Aristotle
(Related: Wisdom, Being, Choice, Excellence, Lying, Man, Reason, State)

"The idea of it becomes a little freaky if you're dealing with someone who has trouble differentiating between fantasy and reality, but that's a concern no matter what kind of movie you're dealing with."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Idea, Concern, Fantasy, Reality, Trouble)

"Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Politics, Right, Wrong, Years)

"President Bush says he is concerned about the Iraqi people, but if Iraqi people are dying in numbers, then American policy will be challenged very strongly."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: People, Policy, American, Dying, Numbers, President, Will)

"Entropy theory, on the other hand, is not concerned with the probability of succession in a series of items but with the overall distribution of kinds of items in a given arrangement."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Theory)

"Conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Life, Concern)

"What I will learn over the years will be of benefit and interest to me personally but, as far as the program is concerned, I'm the mouthpiece of the viewers as well."
- Michael Aspel
(Related: Interest, Will, Years)

"'Tis very great pity that they who are so apt to over-rate themselves in smaller matters, shou'd, where it most concerns them to know, and stand upon their Value, be so insensible of their own worth."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Pity, Value, Worth)

"The Span of Life is too short to be trifled away in unconcerning and unprofitable Matters."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Life)

"Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Autobiography, Ego, Self)

"We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Life, Action, Class, Pain, Pleasure)

"What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!"
- Jane Austen
(Related: Self)

"Sometimes I think all my pictures are just pictures of me. My concern is... the human predicament; only what I consider the human predicament may simply be my own."
- Richard Avedon
(Related: Concern, May)

"I think President Obama is a committed, practicing nonideologue. He's consumed by neither tactics nor ideology. He is more concerned about outcomes than he is about process and categorizations."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Ideology, President)

"To say that most of us today are purely expansive is only another way of saying that most of us continue to be more concerned with the quantity than with the quality of our democracy."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Quality, Democracy, Quantity, Saying, Today)

"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)

"Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution to the knowledge of the world."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Knowledge, World)

"I believe without exception that theory follows practice. Whenever there is a conflict between theory and practice, theory is wrong. As far as I'm concerned, we make theories for what people have done."
- David Baker
(Related: People, Conflict, Practice, Theories, Theory, Wrong)

"We must examine then the concerns of the Government of Japan about the language of the treaty itself - of SOFA - and of the interim and further arrangements that have been made since 1995, and see whether or not we need to make any changes. Those are decisions I cannot make."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, Decisions, Language)

"Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation. And they can't understand why the Obama administration or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs, that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families, as well as for small businesses."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Americans, Congress, Creation, Economy, Tax, Hurt, Job, Jobs, Majority, Will)

"My concern is to continue respecting my work as I've done since I began as an actor and I could only do that if I'm strong enough to keep on doing what I think best in an artistic way."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Work, Actor, Concern)

"I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Possibility, Animals, Concern, Energy, Feeling, Now, Years)

"We were concerned with having good songs, not just songs that go two hundred miles per hour."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Songs)

"So we all got basically what we wanted, and as far as the women are concerned, he figured that 30 good women could handle a crew of 300 anyway. So that's how we ended up with our crew."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Women)

"That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Confidence, Constancy, Fidelity, Importance, Integrity, Mind, Satisfaction)

"If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry."
- Dave Barry
(Related: God, Cute)

"He was very concerned about his children potentially being kidnapped or attached, and that's why they were covered up. When he went to Berlin zoo, there were 200 photographers."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Being, Children)

"If I were the president, I would be very concerned... and I would do what was reasonably necessary to find a way to get my people confirmed."
- Max Baucus
(Related: People, President)

"People are concerned, here again, about life, and haven't given a whole lot of attention to how you make fathers responsible for the lives they bring into the world."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Life, People, Attention, Fathers, World)

"But as far as my work is concerned, I see no impediment, and various advantages, to being deaf."
- Stephanie Beacham
(Related: Work, Being)

"Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough."
- Pierre Beaumarchais
(Related: Love)

"Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Concern, Eyes, First, Future, Globalization, Open, Present, Will)

"A woman should be less concerned about Paris and more concerned about whether the dress she's about to buy relates to the way she lives."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Dress, Paris, Woman)

"The purpose of Plan Columbia was to deal with the increased cultivation and illegal activity associated with that cultivation concerning narco trafficking in Columbia."
- Rand Beers
(Related: Purpose)

"Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?"
- Ludwig van Beethoven
"As far as the international issues are concerned, the most important thing is the state of the transatlantic relationships, Euro-Atlantic relationships: how to develop them and how to strengthen them further."
- Marek Belka
(Related: Relationships, State)

"I shall go further and say that even if an examination of the past could lead to any valid prediction concerning man's future, that prediction would be the contrary of reassuring."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Examination, Future, Man, Past)

"Leadership has become a heavy industry. Concern and interest about leadership development is no longer an American phenomenon. It is truly global. Though I will probably be in less demand, I wanted to move on."
- Warren Bennis
(Related: Leadership, Development, American, Concern, Interest, Will)

"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)

"Fears of creating new kinds of plagues or of altering human evolution or of irreversibly altering the environment were only some of the concerns that were rampant."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Environment, Evolution)

"Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Nature, Science, Breeding, Concern)

"It is insight into human nature that is the key to the communicator's skill. For whereas the writer is concerned with what he puts into his writings, the communicator is concerned with what the reader gets out of it. He therefore becomes a student of how people read or listen."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Nature, People, Human nature, Key, Skill, Writer)

"The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing."
- Eric Berne
(Related: Birds)

"No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Heart, Deep, Hatred, Party, Seduction)

"No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Heart, Deep, Hatred, Party, Seduction)

"Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Worth)

"I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns."
- Jeff Bingaman
(Related: Family, Reform, Support)

"You can't be trying to make a film that pleases all people, you know, so it's not a concern of mine."
- Cate Blanchett
(Related: People, Concern, Film, Trying)

"We know well enough that if we repeal this law and give nothing for it, the people of this country will regard it as a total demonetization of silver, which it will be, so far as this Congress is concerned, without any question."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: People, Congress, Country, Law, Nothing, Question, Will)

"I have no problem with G14. How can I oppose something that as far as I am concerned, does not exist?"
- Sepp Blatter
"I'm trying to mix the cool, independent stuff with the big stuff, but it's been difficult finding the right roles. It's been an interesting ride as far as my career pendulum is concerned."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Career, Right, Trying)

"On the way to work good-hearted young girls sometimes offer me their seats, which I accept and bless them in return, a transaction satisfying to all concerned."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Work, Girls)

"Most terrorists are people deeply concerned by what they see as social, political, or religious injustice and hypocrisy, and the immediate grounds for their terrorism is often retaliation for an action of the United States."
- William Blum
(Related: People, Action, Hypocrisy, Injustice, Religious, states, Terrorism, United)

"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)

"It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how Nature is. Physics concerns what we say about Nature."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Nature, Physics, Wrong)

"When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Poetry, Atoms, Facts, Language)

"The last time I spoke with Robert was back in May. When his wife was murdered, I talked to several radio stations in defense of him because I know how Bobby Blake really is, and as far as I'm concerned, there's no murder in his heart."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Time, Wife, Heart, Defense, May, Murder)

"The two great cultural and political currents of Italy have always only been concerned with the masses."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Italy)

"I am now concerned with women's issues in a different way: women from Afghanistan, from Cambodia."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Women, Afghanistan, Now)

"I was thrown into the Parliament right away. From 1976 to 1978 I was concerned with the abortion issue, later on with that of divorce."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Abortion, Divorce, Parliament, Right)

"You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else."
- Bono
(Related: Equality, Idea, Commitment, Concern, Fool, Justice, Questions)

"Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden."
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Related: Burden, Concern, Prayer)

"I said to Scott that the ascent seemed to be going slowly and that I was concerned descending climbers could possibly run out of oxygen before their return to camp IV."
- Anatoli Boukreev
"Concerned that others were not coming onto the summit and because I had no radio link to those below me, I began to wonder if there were difficulties down the mountain. I made the decision to descend."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Decision, Difficulties, Wonder)

"It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives have voiced concern over the precedence that are being set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration."
- James Bovard
(Related: Being, Concern, Conservative)

"I think England will win a Test. My concern is Australia will probably win two."
- Geoffrey Boycott
(Related: Concern, England, Will)

"The biggest difference between Kennedy and Nixon, as far as the press is concerned, is simply this: Jack Kennedy really liked newspaper people and he really enjoyed sparring with journalists."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: People, Difference, Nixon, Press)

"The equality among all members of the League, which is provided in the statutes giving each state only one vote, cannot of course abolish the actual material inequality of the powers concerned."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Equality, Giving, Inequality, State, Vote)

"At Geneva, the neutral states were often in agreement concerning the preliminaries for Genoa, and Genoa itself was marked by a quite natural mutual exchange of ideas."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Ideas, Agreement, states)

"I'd come back after having served as ambassador to New Zealand and found that I had real concerns about the direction in which this country was headed."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Country, Direction)

"As far as Beau is concerned, we're on the same team, we root for each other. If my parts are slightly more attractive, or are perceived that way by others, he's very content."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: Content)

"When we say that Philosophy tries to clear up the meanings of concepts we do not mean that it is simply concerned to substitute some long phrase for some familiar word."
- Charles D. Broad
(Related: Philosophy, Word)

"There are two kinds of serial killers as far as the victim is concerned: the kind that you don't see before they pounce on you and the kind you see and don't expect to pounce on you."
- Pat Brown
"The Left Elite only pretend to be concerned about what's best for everyone else because it is the most effective way to manipulate you and your children into their abyss."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Children)

"Well concerning the world records that I did, I think it helps a lot to me, yeah. I think it's a very individual thing because I heard some people say, like, oh I don't like it at all. But I definitely, for me it really made a big difference."
- Inge de Bruijn
(Related: People, Difference, World)

"There weren't any white people in this country who didn't know who Gladys Knight was. Or the Pips were, as far as that's concerned."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: People, Country, Knight)

"I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They're concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we've had and our grandparents have had."
- Ken Buck
(Related: Men, Women, Opportunity, College, Country, Economy, Future, Grandparents, Jobs, Kids)

"I have never experienced racism in the feminist movement, so it concerned me to think that I was unable to see the subject clearly because I came from white, middle-class privilege."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Privilege, Racism)

"The kind of corruption the media talk about, the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about, involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Corruption, Court, Media, Talk)

"Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Argument, Concern, Difficulty, Limitations, May, Temptations, Welfare)

"It's my view that any conservative who loves his country has to be extremely concerned."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Conservative, Country)

"If you were to ask me if I'd ever had the bad luck to miss my daily cocktail, I'd have to say that I doubt it; where certain things are concerned, I plan ahead."
- Luis Bunuel
(Related: Doubt, Luck)

"Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Courage, America, Concern, Country, Meeting, Tragedy)

"People with deep faith and big hearts are concerned, as I am about the circumstance that Ms. Schiavo is in. I want them to know I will do what I can, but there are limits to what any particular person - irrespective of the title they currently hold - can do."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Faith, People, Circumstance, Deep, Limits, Want, Will)

"The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern."
- Amir Butler
(Related: Concern, Democracy, Quarrels, Reality, Security)

"The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Knowledge, Concern, World)

"So we have a group within the office that is devoted to support for the war fighter. That's, of necessity, an operational and tactical level of concern."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: War, Concern, Necessity, Office, Support)

"There is a reasonable concern that posting raw data can be misleading for those who are not trained in its use and who do not have the broader perspective within which to place a particular piece of data that is raw."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Concern, Misleading, Perspective)

"As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Power, Quality, Progress, Excellence, Productivity, Profit, Prosperity)

"With the club now in administration and concern about where the money for land sale has gone, I know there are huge commercial difficulties to be resolved, but I hope that football will once again become the most important issue."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Money, Hope, Concern, Difficulties, Football, Land, Now, Will)

"To be happy we must not be too concerned with others."
- Albert Camus
"Americans are rightly concerned about the security and the integrity of the nation's borders because the system is broken. Some are concerned about the possibility of terrorists crossing our borders and coming into our cities."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Possibility, Americans, Cities, Integrity, Nation, Security)

"Our nation's immigration policy has been of top concern in recent years, and for good reason. With between eight and twelve million illegal aliens in the United States, it is obviously a problem out of control."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Policy, Control, Concern, Nation, Reason, states, United, Years)

"The American people are not anti-immigrant. We are concerned about the lack of coherence in our immigration policy and enforcement."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: People, Policy, American)

"We believe that if you put in place the mechanisms that allow for personal choice as far as Medicare is concerned, as well as the programs in Medicaid, that we can actually get to a better result and do what most Americans are learning how to do, which is to do more with less."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Americans, Choice, Learning, Result)

"I realise that in this undertaking I place myself in a certain opposition to views widely held concerning the mathematical infinite and to opinions frequently defended on the nature of numbers."
- Georg Cantor
(Related: Nature, Infinite, Numbers, Opinions, Opposition)

"Nurses serve their patients in the most important capacities. We know that they serve as our first lines of communication when something goes wrong or when we are concerned about health."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Health, Communication, First, Nurses, Wrong)

"I have followed holiness, I have taught truth, and I have been most in the main things; not that I thought the things concerning our times little, but that I thought none could do anything to purpose in God's great and public matters, till they were right in their conditions."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: God, Truth, Thought, Purpose, Holiness, Public, Right)

"I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a PART of hell will break loose... it'll be much harder to detect."
- George Carlin
(Related: Hell, Will)

"Now we maintain that we cannot be afford to be concerned about 6 percent of the children in this country, black children, who you allow to come into white schools. We have 94 percent who still live in shacks. We are going to be concerned about those 94 percent."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Children, Country, Now, Schools)

"We have a VA hospital back home in St. Louis. Like many of our colleagues, we hear continued concerns about the access and the service. I have seen a statistic that more than 60,000 veterans today are waiting more than 6 months for an appointment at a VA hospital."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Home, Months, Service, Today, Veterans, Waiting)

"When I was first starting out, and I was less established, I was really concerned about being typecast."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Being, First)

"The longing we have to communicate cleanly and directly with people is always obstructed by qualifications and often with concern about how our messages will be received."
- John Le Carre
(Related: People, Concern, Longing, Will)

"For my future I have no concern, and as a true philosopher, I never would have any, for I know not what it may be: as a Christian, on the other hand, faith must believe without discussion, and the stronger it is, the more it keeps silent."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Faith, Christian, Concern, Future, May)

"The reader of these Memoirs will discover that I never had any fixed aim before my eyes, and that my system, if it can be called a system, has been to glide away unconcernedly on the stream of life, trusting to the wind wherever it led."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Life, Eyes, Will, Wind)

"The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Character, Rights)

"The only compensation, gained through the influence of nongovernmental organizations, consisted in slightly broadening for private individuals the possibility of access and appeal to the agencies enforcing the Covenant concerned with civil and political rights."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Possibility, Rights, Influence)

"I'm concerned about a lot of serious border issues. This book is about the border reality and the struggles of the undocumented worker."
- Ana Castillo
(Related: Reality)

"There should be more attention paid to scientific research in the ecology area, and I think that such attention to proper environmental concerns would make the public feel much better about it."
- Thomas R. Cech
(Related: Environmental, Attention, Ecology, Public, Research)

"The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don't understand."
- Thomas R. Cech
(Related: People, Positive, Excitement, Press, Project)

"My reaction to a lot of the current situation that we're in is based in part on a serious concern that the present administration's course ignores reality."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Concern, Present, Reality)

"There's so much mudslinging going on, and people get so turned off by that. It seems like neither party is aware of that. They're too concerned with blasting each other."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: People, Party)

"As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn't, so making films would change nothing."
- Claude Chabrol
(Related: Change, Nothing)

"I've learned, I think, to be able to distinguish between the necessary and the unnecessary as far as my limited outside time is concerned. Saying "no" politely is a necessity if one wants to lead any kind of stable life."
- Richard Chamberlain
(Related: Life, Time, Necessity, Saying)

"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)

"Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people."
- Harry Chapin
(Related: People, Concern)

"Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people."
- Samuel Chase
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Religion, Government, People, Concern, Measure, Order, Public, Safety, Support)

"The mind gets distracted in all sorts of ways. The heart is its own exclusive concern and diversion."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Heart, Concern, Mind)

"I feel like I have at least begun to make a contribution, but my most significant concern has to do with whether my actual art will be preserved for future generations or be erased."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Art, Concern, Future, Generations, Will)

"I am trying to make art that relates to the deepest and most mythic concerns of human kind and I believe that, at this moment of history, feminism is humanism."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Art, History, Feminism, Humanism, Trying)

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

"Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Family, Muslim, Day, First, Pain, Post, Radical, Sorrow)

"We see considerable strain in Russia, and that's obviously a matter of concern to us. It's in the very strong self-interest of Russia to continue on the reform path."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Concern, Reform, Russia, Self)

"I mean, all the ratings wars are silly. But, I mean, someone has to be concerned about the ratings because it means, you know, it translates into revenue."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Silly)

"In examining the CIA's past and present use of the U.S. media, the Committee finds two reasons for concern. The first is the potential, inherent in covert media operations, for manipulating or incidentally misleading the American public."
- Frank Church
(Related: American, Committee, Concern, First, Media, Misleading, Past, Potential, Present, Public)

"What has any poet to trust more than the feel of the thing? Theory concerns him only until he picks up his pen, and it begins to concern him again as soon as he lays it down."
- John Ciardi
(Related: Trust, Concern, Pen, Theory)

"The desire to die was my one and only concern; to it I have sacrificed everything, even death."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Death, Concern, Desire)

"The first issue to be settled is whether socialism has a right to exist Are its allegations concerning the present system true? Is industry proceeding on a principle of fraud? I wish to test the power of recent economic theory to give an exact answer to this question."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Power, First, Fraud, Present, Question, Right, Socialism, Theory)

"There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Society, Being, Concern)

"Our first concern is the security of the lawyers because without security you can't possibly have a fair trial, if trial at all, and that's not been adequately attended to."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Concern, First, Lawyers, Security)

"My main concern is when it's 2-0, I've got to keep it at 2-0. It gives us a little more of a chance. To give up four more runs, that isn't going to get it done. I don't care who you're facing or who you're playing, it's not going to get it done."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Care, Chance, Concern)

"In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness, an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be increasing rather than decreasing."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: People, Relationships, Ugliness)

"Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Death, Life, Love, Concern, Opium, Racing)

"The method of exposition which philosophers have adopted leads many to suppose that they are simply inquiries, that they have no interest in the conclusions at which they arrive, and that their primary concern is to follow their premises to their logical conclusions."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Concern, Interest)

"I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Strength, Country, Result, Teachers, Teaching)

"If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture, then this poses a serious challenge."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Challenge, Culture)

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

"I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me;I will be concerned at my own want of ability."
- Confucius
(Related: Men, Ability, Want, Will)

"Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to the (be?) worthy of being known."
- Confucius
(Related: Being, May, Office)

"So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Discipline, Absence, Freedom)

"After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Business, People, Selling, American, Buying, World)

"You jot down ideas, memories, whatever, concerning your real life that somehow parallels the character you're playing, and you incorporate that in your scene work."
- Chris Cooper
(Related: Life, Work, Ideas, Character, Memories)

"I supported Bob Schaffer's three races for Congress. But we all had concerns about whether he could win statewide. Then my wife suggested that I get it."
- Pete Coors
(Related: Wife, Congress)

"So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Truth, Ideas, Purpose, Astronomy, Fool, Study)

"I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Father, People, Earth, Theory, Will)

"James, that's a bad situation. I'm not saying it's not repairable, but it's pretty far. When you go from being in one of the best bands in the world to some cover band... as far as I'm concerned, he was playing down at the pub."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Being, Pretty, Saying, World)

"The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Education, People, Failure, Destiny)

"Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason."
- Archibald Cox
(Related: Men, Society, Goals, Force, Law, Reason, Resolution)

"Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Health, Men, Life, Care, Doctors, Embarrassment, Physicians)

"The years between 1800 and 1825 were distinguished, so far as our domestic development was concerned, by the growth of the Western pioneer Democracy in power and self-consciousness."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Power, Development, Growth, Democracy, Self, Years)

"I think probably the one trait that would concern me about brother Bing would be his lack of responsibility."
- Bob Crosby
(Related: Brother, Concern, Responsibility)

"One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned."
- Tim Curry
(Related: Being, Disaster, Horror, Night, Play)

"You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end."
- George Armstrong Custer
(Related: War, Peace, Battle, Country, End, Regret, Will)

"A man is as old as his arteries and his interests. If he permits his economic, religious, or social arteries to harden, or loses interest in whatever concerns mankind... he will need only six feet of earth."
- Josephus Daniels
(Related: Earth, Feet, Interest, Man, Mankind, Old, Religious, Will)

"People were concerned about national security, and that precluded us from having the opportunity to break through on the issues that we cared most about - the economy, education and health care."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Education, Health, People, Opportunity, Care, Economy, National security)

"When you're not concerned with succeeding, you can work with complete freedom."
- Larry David
(Related: Work, Freedom)

"The demands are related to their questing of the best possible out of the people concerned. It's this going for the highest possible factor that I'm very concerned about."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: People)

"Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Father, Proof, Research, Television, Treatment)

"This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Art, Soul, Communication, Earth, Evolution, Man, Moments)

"This is the heart of my argument: We can put more pressure on the antagonist for whom we show human concern."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Heart, Concern, Pressure)

"The problem is that no ethical system has ever achieved consensus. Ethical systems are completely unlike mathematics or science. This is a source of concern."
- Daniel Dennett
(Related: Science, Concern, Mathematics)

"The concern is over what will happen as strong encryption becomes commonplace with all digital communications and stored data. Right now the use of encryption isn't all that widespread, but that state of affairs is expected to change rapidly."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Change, Concern, Now, Right, State, Will)

"Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Men, Business)

"The more guitars we have onstage the better, as I'm concerned."
- Bruce Dickinson
"What concerns me, is the general social tendency to enforce a level, above which nothing rises and stands out."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Nothing)

"Lots of people working in cryptography have no deep concern with real application issues. They are trying to discover things clever enough to write papers about."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: People, Concern, Deep, Trying)

"But then all that died down and as far as casting was concerned it didn't really matter that I had been on Broadway."
- Taye Diggs
"The large ensemble cast and the fact that it was being shot in New York, combined with a lot of strong positive images as far as African Americans are concerned, really turned me on to The Best Man."
- Taye Diggs
(Related: Positive, African, Americans, Being, Fact, Man)

"A knowledge of the forces that rule society, of the causes that have produced its upheavals, and of society's resources for promoting healthy progress has become of vital concern to our civilization."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Society, Civilization, Knowledge, Progress, Causes, Concern)

"We have to make philosophy itself an object of philosophical concern."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Concern, Philosophy)

"During a political campaign everyone is concerned with what a candidate will do on this or that question if he is elected except the candidate; he's too busy wondering what he'll do if he isn't elected."
- Everett Dirksen
(Related: Question, Will)

"The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Concern)

"Much unhappiness comes from walking alone. When there are several, it's somewhat different. I must get into the habit of listening to others, for what the others say concerns me, too."
- Alfred Doblin
(Related: Habit, Listening, Unhappiness, Walking)

"Sometimes we're so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, we neglect to give them what we did have growing up."
- James C. Dobson
(Related: Children, Giving, Growing up, Neglect)

"As long as there are only 3 to 4 people on the floor, the country is in good hands. It's only when you have 50 to 60 in the Senate that you want to be concerned."
- Robert J. Dole
(Related: People, Country, Senate, Want)

"There are growing concerns that oil companies are making too much in profits at the expense of consumers."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Oil)

"The recent 'panic' to control greenhouse gas emissions and billions of dollars being dedicated for the task has me deeply concerned that US, and other countries are spending precious global funds to stop global warming, when it is primarily being driven by natural forcing mechanisms."
- Diane Douglas
(Related: Control, Being, Countries, Global warming)

"A lot of actors get concerned about their own image, even going so far as to rewrite a movie to best serve that image. All I want to do is be in good movies."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Movies, Actors, Want)

"My greatest concern is that the emergence of this technology without the appropriate public attention and international controls could lead to an unstable arms race."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Technology, Attention, Concern, Public, Race)

"To know anything of a poet but his poetry is, so far as the poetry is concerned, to know something that may be entertaining, even delightful, but is certainly inessential."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, May)

"All truths begin as hearsay, as far as I'm concerned."
- Matt Drudge
"If the first lady is concerned about this Internet cycle, what would she have done during the heyday when there was 12, 13 editions of a paper in one day? What would she have done with that news cycle?"
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Day, First, Lady, Internet, News)

"Why is this government so insensitive to the concerns of the middle-class people?"
- Gilles Duceppe
(Related: Government, People)

"I don't call myself a white supremacist. I'm a civil rights activist concerned about European-American rights."
- David Duke
(Related: Civil rights)

"However, the difficulties and pleasures of the writing itself are similar for a novel with a historical setting and a novel with a contemporary setting, as far as I'm concerned."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Difficulties, Writing)

"Well, it arose out of two long-term concerns - the first being the possibility of genetic manipulation, nature versus nurture, what constitutes how people get to be how they are."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Nature, People, Possibility, Being, First, Manipulation)

"Kolkata is the relatively unexplored part of India as far as Hindi films are concerned."
- Sanjay Dutt
"Film, as far as I'm concerned, is my area of artistic endeavor, so I never think of a movie that gets released as being all done-it's just when they took it away from you."
- John Dykstra
(Related: Being, Film)

"My concern has always been that people who I portray, or the professions that I portray, are not embarrassed by my portrayal of them."
- George Dzundza
(Related: People, Concern)

"The whole nuclear thing is a terrible mess and it's hard for me to understand why it is that we, the United States, seem to be the only ones that are really particularly concerned about it and prepared to do something."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: states, United)

"We must remember that North Carolina is more than a collection of regions and people. We are one state, one people, one family, bound by a common concern for each other."
- Michael F. Easley
(Related: Family, People, Concern, State)

"It's funny that there was so much disturbance about having a Catholic in the White House with Kennedy, and when we finally get a religion in the White House that's causing a lot of conflicts, and concerns, and disturbances for a lot of people, it's in the Bush Administration."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Funny, Religion, People)

"Well, that our main concern is that Iraq should not become a divided country."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Concern, Country, Iraq)

"In my experience victims are more concerned with helping their families understand that they are still connected to them. In some rare experiences information comes through that helps understand what happened."
- John Edward
(Related: Experience, Information, Victims)

"Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Concern, Conflict, Crisis, Security, Today)

"It is not as though the process of production holds any mystery for me, I know exactly what it involves and I know the predominant concern in shooting one of those things is production values - or as they would say, seeing it all up there on screen."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Values, Concern, Mystery, Production)

"I suppose I had these concerns but I really felt that I had to keep my scope very, very concentrated."
- Atom Egoyan
"Working on the themes I was interested in, through the context of a particular family, was a very economical way of dealing with a lot of the issues I was concerned with."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Family)

"Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Concern, Fate, Forget, Interest, Man)

"As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Virtue, Vice)

"In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Truth, People, Difference, Justice, Problems, Treatment)

"I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Authority, Concern, Ethics, Immortality)

"I never learned to cook; I was a little spoiled as far as that's concerned."
- Hector Elizondo
"Critics have their purposes, and they're supposed to do what they do, but sometimes they get a little carried away with what they think someone should have done, rather than concerning themselves with what they did."
- Duke Ellington
"We are concerned with the relationship between art and life. Contemporary art is only intelligible in terms of its relationship to our life."
- David Elliott
(Related: Art, Life)

"As far as the men who are running for president are concerned, they aren't even people I would date."
- Nora Ephron
(Related: Men, People, President, Running)

"It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls."
- Epicurus
(Related: Death, Men, Security)

"Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist."
- Epicurus
(Related: Death, Concern)

"Therefore, the observation must be explicitly made: In the Middle East and in the Muslim world, suspicions linger concerning the objectives of the West and notably the US."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Muslim, Objectives, Observation, World)

"Bankers cannot afford to be concerned with only the economic aspects of projects. There may be serious implications on the natural environment, the urban environment, on human culture."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Culture, Environment, May, Projects)

"On the theoretical side, I was concerned with stochastic resonance."
- Richard Ernst
"You can find pictures anywhere. It's simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what's around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy."
- Elliott Erwitt
(Related: Care, Comedy, Concern, Humanity)

"As far as Iraq is concerned, let's not forget what the UNSCR is about, that the main consideration in Iraq is that there is a leader who has been developing weapons of mass destruction, and has been violating UN resolutions for over a decade."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Leader, Consideration, Destruction, Forget, Iraq, Weapons)

"So the bandwidth issue is definitely a big concern of ours."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Concern)

"There is no one right now in my judgment that can unite the Black electorate in such a way to present our agenda to a nominee to have them forthrightly address our concerns."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Judgment, Now, Present, Right)

"I'm concerned about getting Iraq on its feet."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Feet, Iraq)

"I'm not concerned about weapons of mass destruction."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Destruction, Weapons)

"The bottom line as far as I was concerned was presenting to the public who Gerry Ferraro was."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Public)

"And it was, it was not beating George Bush, believe it or not, the bottom line as far as I was concerned was introducing to the public who Gerry Ferraro was."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Public)

"Well, as far as I'm concerned, I'm not here to live a normal life. I'm sent here on a mission."
- Howard Finster
(Related: Life, Mission)

"Just because I publish pornography does not mean that I am not concerned about the social ills that all of us are."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Pornography)

"I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Country, Opposition, World)

"Nothing ever changes as far as Westerns are concerned. They are the same today as they were years ago."
- Glenn Ford
(Related: Nothing, Today, Years)

"We are not concerned with the very poor. They are unthinkable, and only to be approached by the statistician or the poet."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Poor)

"The police officers, so far as discipline, organization, pay, and orders were concerned, came exclusively under the German Reich police system and were in no way connected with the administration of the Government General."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Government, Discipline, Police)

"That is my major concern: writers who are in prison for writing."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Prison, Writers, Writing)

"I was concerned about who he would put in there as FBI director because he had expressed antipathy for the FBI, for the director. I was going to stay there and make sure that he couldn't replace me."
- Louis Freeh
"Most people have a passive relationship with music and clothes, with culture. But music was my first contact with anything creative. Music is it, as far as I'm concerned."
- Martin Freeman
(Related: Music, People, Clothes, Culture, First)

"As far as I am concerned the paint is the person. I want it to work for me just as flesh does."
- Lucian Freud
(Related: Work, Want)

"Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Happiness, Wisdom, Concern)

"As far as the charge against me is concerned I have a clear conscience."
- Wilhelm Frick
(Related: Conscience)

"I have been writing since I was about 20, and at first I wrote in secret and never showed anybody. I was very concerned about making a living, so I conducted."
- David Friedman
(Related: First, Living, Writing)

"Love is when each person is more concerned for the other than for one's self."
- David Frost
(Related: Love, Self)

"There is nobody I know by name who is concerned with collecting information for the Russian authorities. There are people whom I know by sight whom I trusted with my life."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Life, People, Information, Name, Sight)

"But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Nature, Work, Concern, English, Theory)

"Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Art, Knowledge, Virtue, Children, Concern, Manners, Parents)

"As far as I'm concerned, the entire reason for becoming a writer is not having to get up in the morning."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Reason, Writer)

"I feel like I won the Lotto, as far as that show's concerned."
- Peter Gallagher
"We have, of course, long since ceased to think of Nature as the sympathetic mirror of our moods, or to imagine that she has any concern with the temporal affairs of man."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Nature, Concern, Man, Moods)

"The spiritual element, the really important part of religion, has no concern with Time and Space, temporary mundane laws, or conduct."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Time, Religion, Concern, Laws, Space, Spiritual)

"I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: God, Control, Care, Future, Present, Want)

"And as far as I'm concerned, it's like I say, drugs are not the problem. Other stuff is the problem."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: Drugs)

"The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Balance, Concern, Discovery, Light)

"The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Architecture, Living)

"The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Design, Garden, Land)

"As far as I was concerned the important thing was that the music was getting the attention as well as me so it was always a great way to get more of the public to connect with classical music, and opera particularly."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Music, Attention, Opera, Public)

"Climate change is also clearly a matter of huge interest and concern for the scientific community."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Community, Concern, Interest)

"I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: American, Friends, Race)

"You may call me a Klansman if you will, but, potentially, every white man is a Klansman, as far as the Negro in competition with whites socially, economically and politically is concerned, and there is no use lying."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Competition, Lying, Man, May, Will)

"I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: World)

"I had no concerns - I had no reason to have concerns based on what was available to me about North's contacts with the private sector people, but I didn't think a CIA person should do it."
- Robert M. Gates
(Related: People, Reason)

"The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public."
- Paul Gauguin
(Related: Art, History, Artist, Concern, Loss, Public)

"I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded. People are very aware of gender concerns now."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: People, Consciousness, Gender, Now)

"The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Quality, Policy, Achievement, Income, Inequality, Nation, Public, Today)

"Social distinctions concern themselves ultimately with whom you may and may not marry."
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Concern, May)

"There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem today than five or 10 years ago. The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: African, Fatigue, Now, Today, Years)

"Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar; it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns."
- George Gilder
(Related: People, Television)

"We aren't as concerned about the live aspect as other labels. The best live bands are the easiest to record."
- Greg Ginn
"Frankly, I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don't want to have too many of."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Time, Thought, Growth, Concern, Population, Want)

"I am concerned about how to reverse the process by which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite were able to seize power in the United States."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Power, Corporate, Right, states, United)

"But I think it's very key that there's a plan for Haiti. And we have to begin to - as progressives and people who are concerned about Haiti and have been concerned about Haiti, we have to begin to build some sort of consensus, a movement around the Haiti that the Haitians envision."
- Danny Glover
(Related: People, Key)

"I work very hard to keep on an even keel as far as alcohol is concerned."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Work, Alcohol)

"As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential."
- William Goldman
(Related: Stars)

"Our hearts and prayers go out to the people in London and in Egypt. We're very concerned about it. We are providing our expertise to aid in the investigation in London."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: People, Expertise, Investigation, London)

"I am concerned, rather, that there should not be more things dreamt of in my philosophy than there actually are in heaven and earth."
- Nelson Goodman
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Philosophy)

"We need to have a strong defense focused on areas that are in the greatest vulnerability. I have been very concerned about America's 361 seaports as a point in which terrorist activities and materials could be brought into the country."
- Bob Graham
(Related: America, Country, Defense, Vulnerability)

"Actually, no, but I am close to the people who are working on Chicken Little, and I'm very close to the people over at Pixar. I mean, as far as stories are concerned, almost everything we have could be told that way."
- Joe Grant
(Related: People)

"I'm concerned with trend. I don't know where jazz fans will come from 20 years from now."
- Norman Granz
(Related: Fans, Jazz, Now, Will, Years)

"A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood."
- John Gray
(Related: Women, Being, Problems, Stress)

"We in the West do not refrain from childbirth because we are concerned about the population explosion or because we feel we cannot afford children, but because we do not like children."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Children, Population)

"I said to the German Ambassador that, as long as there was only a dispute between Austria and Serbia alone, I did not feel entitled to intervene; but that, directly it was a matter between Austria and Russia, it became a question of the peace of Europe, which concerned us all."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Peace, Europe, Question, Russia)

"All the principal people in the town are concerned in the slave trade, and their chief wealth consists in the number of slaves they possess; therefore there is little chance of the trade being, for many years, totally abolished."
- George Grey
(Related: People, Wealth, Being, Chance, Trade, Years)

"I went to Ft Bragg and learned that Delta was indeed gearing up for the rescue. Still I was concerned the Reagan staff would not be willing to take the risk of sending an official military force into Laos."
- Bo Gritz
(Related: Force, Military, Risk)

"Still I was concerned that politics would get between us and our POWs."
- Bo Gritz
(Related: Politics)

"For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death - the only certainty that life holds for us - must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Life, Certainty, Culture, Key, Meaning, Study, Understanding)

"The beliefs concerning reincarnation have great ethical impact on human life and our relationship to the world."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Life, Beliefs, Reincarnation, World)

"Historically, terrorism falls in a category different from crimes that concern a criminal court judge."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Concern, Court, Terrorism)

"I just see myself as a human being that's concerned about life."
- Charlie Haden
(Related: Life, Being)

"I don't know what issues concerning identity have helped contemporary fiction evolve to what it is now. All I know is that the range of voices that are being heard and published is a lot more diverse than when I was coming up."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Being, Fiction, Identity, Now)

"God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit."
- John Haggai
(Related: God, People, Christ, Honor, Nation, Nations, Spirit, Will)

"The extreme socialists desire to run every nation as a single business concern."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: Business, Concern, Desire, Extreme, Nation)

"We are a model country where gender equality is concerned."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Equality, Country, Gender, Gender equality)

"I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind."
- Chico Hamilton
(Related: Life, Music, Artists, Concern, Mankind, Medicine, Painting, Sculpture)

"One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day. This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: People, Policy, Concern, Conscience, Day, National security, World)

"We are keeping healthier and living longer and I am a good example of someone who is in the Age Concern bracket but is still working and keeping active."
- Susan Hampshire
(Related: Age, Concern, Example, Living)

"On the one hand, there is no reason that a black person needs to live a portion of his or her life being concerned about the people of color around him. On the other hand, if you don't you're crazy."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: Life, People, Being, Needs, Reason)

"We may win when we lose, if we have done what we can; for by so doing we have made real at least some part of that finished product in whose fabrication we are most concerned: ourselves."
- Learned Hand
(Related: May)

"When little old ladies recognize a guy who was Mr. Olympia, that's saying something. That means I've been able to cross lines as far as marketability is concerned."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Ladies, Old, Saying)

"More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Growth, Act, Children, Nation, Obesity, Parents, Talk)

"E-mail is far more convenient than the telephone, as far as I'm concerned. I would throw my phone away if I could get away with it."
- Tom Hanks
"My best stories come out of nowhere, with no concern for form at all."
- Barry Hannah
(Related: Concern)

"A social problem is one that concerns the way in which people live together in one society. A racial problem is a problem which confronts two different races who live in two separate societies, even if those societies are side by side."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Society, People)

"We should have been there shoulder to shoulder with our allies. Our concern is the instability of our government as an ally. We are playing again with national and global security matters."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Government, Concern, Security)

"As far as the Russians were concerned, I felt the reverse; they had adequate gold, if they wanted to buy, and they weren't dependent upon international trade. I felt they were more self-sufficient."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Gold, Self, Trade)

"I was concerned about filling my life up with something important to me. To me, it was just necessary."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Life)

"With the black and white films, one was concerned with tone."
- Julie Harris
"Descendants of New England pioneers are proud of their ancestry and glad to proclaim the fact that so far as the United States are concerned, New England is in deed the cradle of religious liberty."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Ancestry, Deed, EnglFact, Liberty, Religious, states, United)

"This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Government, Being, Concern, Now, Russia, Spirit)

"As far as I'm concerned, there won't be a Beatles reunion as long as John Lennon remains dead."
- George Harrison
"If the courts are making the decisions, it matters who the judge is and, of course, people are concerned with what is the bottom line."
- John Harrison
(Related: People, Decisions)

"No art form points like poetry to this originality of language as to its essential and abiding concern."
- Thomas Harrison
(Related: Art, Poetry, Concern, Language, Originality)

"I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority - I don't know who they are."
- Debbie Harry
(Related: Love, Politics, Community, Conservative, Rights, Majority, Minority, Now, Religious)

"Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits."
- Haldan Keffer Hartline
(Related: Medical, Hope, Benefits, Research)

"Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote."
- Paul Harvey
(Related: Government, Animals, Suffering, Vote)

"Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote."
- Will Harvey
(Related: Government, Animals, Suffering, Vote)

"Mr. Speaker, I am deeply concerned that many regions of this world are suffering from the effects of armed conflicts with religious aspects. I believe that the differences of faith are not the real reason for these conflicts."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Faith, Reason, Religious, Suffering, World)

"As a Christian, there is no other part of the New Right ideology that concerns me more than its self-serving misuse of religious faith."
- Mark Hatfield
(Related: Faith, Christian, Ideology, Religious, Right, Self)

"The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit of - the last he does not concern himself about."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Concern, First, Man)

"The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Concern, Destruction, Pain)

"The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Concern, Destruction, Pain)

"I will commit myself to making this state an even greater place to live, work and raise a family. I intend to reach out from border to border to hear first-hand from our citizens about their thoughts, concerns and ideas for our state."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Work, Family, Ideas, Thoughts, First, State, Will)

"I don't have the inclinations that other people seem to have as far as the business is concerned."
- Kristin Hersh
(Related: Business, People)

"Teaching physics at the University, and more general lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern."
- Antony Hewish
(Related: Audiences, Concern, Physics, Teaching, University)

"I have very real concerns about the civil liberties implications of ultimately requiring every resident to submit themselves for compulsory fingerprinting or some other biometric test."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Civil liberties)

"The accusation that we've lost our soul resonates with a very modern concern about authenticity."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Soul, Concern)

"It is therefore utterly false to say that Marx revokes the law of value as far as individual commodities are concerned, and maintains it in force solely for the aggregate of these commodities."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Force, Law, Value)

"Because the stuff that they feed kids now, they'll have a bunch of idiots in the next millennium as far as art and culture is concerned."
- Billy Higgins
(Related: Art, Culture, Idiots, Kids, Now)

"I am surprised people took so long to pick up on the fact that my contract expires at the end of this year. Eddie has to decide who he wants to drive, so there is no secret anywhere. I am not concerned. It does not sit with my objectives to be competitive."
- Damon Hill
(Related: People, End, Fact, Objectives)

"The culture is going into a psychological depression. We are concerned about our place in the world, about being competitive: Will my children have as much as I have? Will I ever own my own home? How can I pay for a new car? Are immigrants taking away my white world?"
- James Hillman
(Related: Car, Home, Being, Children, Culture, Depression, Will, World)

"But the basic Taoism that we are concerned with here is simply a particular way of appreciating, learning from, and working with whatever happens in everyday life."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Life, Learning)

"Social improvement is attained more readily by a concern with the quality of results than with the purity of motives."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Quality, Concern, Improvement, Motives, Purity, Results)

"We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Knowledge, Open)

"I don't think I make much of a distinction between the 'real' and the 'fantastic.' They both seem to be threads in the same cloth as far as I'm concerned."
- Alice Hoffman
"As far as we were concerned, we were operators, we were administrators. I don't ever recall going to Dean Acheson and asking for any counsel or advice on administration, but I had the greatest respect for him, as I have today."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Advice, Respect, Today)

"When my first child was born in 1962, I wrote a letter to my grandfather telling him how happy I was but how concerned; concerned because there were so many visions which were not very good."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: First, Visions)

"I think we have grave problems. I am very much concerned about environmental questions, even though in Finnish society, we are not facing the most urgent problems."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Environmental, Society, Grave, Problems, Questions)

"Even were sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing."
- Homer
(Related: Sleep)

"In its most limited sense, modern, art would seem to concern itself only with the technical innovations of the period."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Art, Concern, Sense)

"It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire."
- Horace
(Related: Concern, Fire)

"Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression."
- Karen Horney
(Related: Action, Concern, Depression)

"As far as control and stuff is concerned, I never had any more in my life than for that All-Star game in 1934."
- Carl Hubbell
(Related: Life, Control)

"One important measurement issue concerns the fat tails problem that I mentioned earlier. VAR is concerned with extreme outcomes. If the tails of the probability distributions we are using are too thin, our VAR measures are likely to be too low."
- John Hull
(Related: Extreme)

"Briefly speaking, our conclusion is that stochastic volatility does not make a huge difference as far as the pricing is concerned if you get the average volatility right. It makes a big difference as far as hedging is concerned."
- John Hull
(Related: Difference, Right)

"Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Compassion, Concern, Socialism, Weakness)

"The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Concern, Future, Past, Statesmanship)

"And that does concern me, because we're not getting enough back for our taxes that we're paying. I think we really have to look at the whole sort of area."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Concern, Taxes)

"The outdoors, the beautiful environment, both in fresh and salt water. And the thing that concerns me is the amount of kids that stand on street corners, or go into pinball parlours, and call it recreation."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Environment, Kids, Recreation, Water)

"I have a book coming out in September, for example, where the plot concerns counterfeiting, and I had to do a lot of research on that. Or on any legal matters, for example, I have to do a lot of research online."
- Evan Hunter
(Related: Legal, Example, Research)

"Much of what we now consider to be problems concerning immigration and assimilation really concern Mexican immigration and assimilation."
- Samuel P. Huntington
(Related: Concern, Now, Problems)

"Our aim, during our Presidency in the next six months will be to lead this challenge, to show that Europe can function in a mature and responsible way, to start delivering tangible results that show we are taking people's concerns seriously."
- John Hutton
(Related: People, Challenge, Europe, Months, Presidency, Results, Will)

"It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than 'try to be a little kinder.'"
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Life, Advice, End)

"THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour, the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government."
- Charles Inglis
(Related: Government, Duty, Fame, Interest, Security)

"LET us honour the King by cherishing respectful Sentiments concerning him; speaking of him with Affection, with Esteem and Reverence; and by promoting a like Spirit and Conduct in others."
- Charles Inglis
(Related: Affection, Spirit)

"Incredible that liberals aren't more concerned about the monopoly of information in South Dakota."
- Laura Ingraham
(Related: Information, Liberals)

"If they're in cell block 1A or 1B, these prisoners - they're murderers, they're terrorists, they're insurgents. Many of them probably have American blood on their hands. And here we're so concerned about the treatment of those individuals."
- James Inhofe
(Related: American, Blood, Treatment)

"I was a little concerned that a lot of people thought I wrote Merchant Ivory movies. I also thought if I was ever going to write something strange and difficult, that was the time."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Time, Movies, Thought, People)

"As far as the sovereignty of Bosnia-Hercegovina is concerned we agreed to have limited sovereignty for a limited time and that is clear from the Dayton Agreement."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: Time, Agreement)

"The quickest way to become troubled is to be concerned with what people are gonna say about your life and your work."
- Ahmad Jamal
(Related: Life, Work, People)

"Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible."
- William James
(Related: Faith, Belief, Doubt)

"The Goddamn human race deserves itself, and as far as I'm concerned it can have it."
- Elizabeth Janeway
(Related: Race)

"When I was 15, I did not know nothing about what concerned the world of music."
- Maurice Jarre
(Related: Music, Nothing, World)

"So the Negro race has continued, and today is the day of the Negro as far as the world is concerned. They have influenced the generations of time; they have mixed their blood with many peoples, until there are many peoples not able to hold the priesthood."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: Time, Blood, Day, Generations, Race, Today, World)

"The uninitiated have real questions and valid concerns over how the things of God appear to them."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: God, Questions)

"I'm a little concerned about this notion everybody wants us to be objective."
- Peter Jennings
"The actor is concerned with his own bit of it, but the director's somehow trying to work the whole thing into a much bigger picture. It's like conducting an orchestra."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Work, Actor, Trying)

"Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: Dreams, Concern, Potential)

"In the plays - that's where I go crazy. But my prose has a much lighter touch; it's not trying to thrill with language, just to be more truthful. I'm not concerned with the accuracy of anything. We don't get to the truth of anything with facts."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Truth, Accuracy, Facts, Language, Prose, Trying)

"I just wish that every responsible and concerned person would step back regardless of race and gender and just take a closer look at what's really going on in the world today, and say enough is enough!"
- Lonnie Earl Johnson
(Related: Gender, Race, Today, World)

"I am concerned about the whole man. I am concerned about what the people, using their government as an instrument and a tool, can do toward building the whole man, which will mean a better society and a better world."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Government, Society, People, Building, Man, Will, World)

"Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Education, Men, Opportunity, Blind, Fact, Justice, Race, Will)

"I have serious concerns about whether it's prudent to give any foreign country substantial leverage over the U.S. economy. Instead of spending $80 billion on important programs here at home, we're sending this money overseas just to pay interest on our debt."
- Tim Johnson
(Related: Money, Home, Country, Debt, Economy, Interest)

"We have the American people properly concerned about the future of our country and the world."
- Hamilton Jordan
(Related: People, American, Country, Future, World)

"Just the fact that I've lived more, and I'm not concerned about when I am going to get my next job anymore. This business is free-lance and it's not a steady job. Younger, I would have been more preoccupied with myself."
- Raul Julia
(Related: Business, Fact, Job)

"One doesn't make art for other people, even though I am very concerned with the viewer."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Art, People)

"I don't think that Iran with a nuclear capability will be just the problem of the state of Israel. This is a matter that concerns the whole world."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Israel, State, Will, World)

"But you know, there's always a danger nowadays that films are gonna be brought up to Canada for budget reasons. And that's something that really concerns me."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Canada, Danger)

"My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth, not with ethics."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Science, Truth, Conviction, Ethics)

"When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Poetry, Power, Arrogance, Concern, Diversity, Existence, Limitations, Man, Richness)

"Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes... can no longer be of concern to great powers alone."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: War, Victory, Concern)

"I now have two kids of my own in college, so I know how important it is that we keep the dream alive for every family and I share the concern about rising tuition costs."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Family, Dream, College, Concern, Kids, Now)

"So if we are really concerned about generating more taxes, we ought to be investing in our people, not taking away the kinds of resources that contribute to their ability to become greater taxpayers in this country."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: People, Ability, Country, Taxes)

"We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Future, Rest, Will)

"One thing about me, as far as my career is concerned, is that I'm very confident. I know I'm good."
- Persis Khambatta
(Related: Career)

"The right to private property meant at the same time the right and duty to be personally concerned about your own well-being, to be personally concerned about your family's income, to be personally concerned about your future. This is hard work."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Time, Work, Family, Duty, Future, Hard work, Income, Property, Right)

"If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Cause, Freedom, Intemperance, Welfare)

"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Sacrifice, Progress, Goal, Concern, Justice, Struggle, Suffering)

"An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Humanity, Living)

"Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Sympathy, Soul, Concern, Giving, May, Pity)

"In a way, everything concerning a movie leaves me cold."
- Klaus Kinski
"The greater concerns in China and Taiwan are on the political side, not on the economic side."
- William Kirby
"The Way is not a religion: Christianity is the end of religion. 'Religion' means here the division between sacred and secular concerns, other-worldliness, man's reaching toward God in a way which projects his own thoughts."
- David Kirk
(Related: God, Religion, Thoughts, Christianity, End, Man, Projects)

"To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers."
- Paul Klee
(Related: Positive, Numbers)

"The worst state of affairs is when science begins to concern itself with art."
- Paul Klee
(Related: Art, Science, Concern, State)

"It was very unusual, because normally the producer requests the test to determine whether they want to hire someone or not. Olivia was concerned about playing a seventeen year old."
- Randal Kleiser
(Related: Old, Want)

"I believe that my art gets across the point that I'm in this morality theater trying to help the underdog, and I'm speaking socially here, showing concern and making psychological and philosophical statements for the underdog."
- Jeff Koons
(Related: Art, Morality, Concern, Help, Theater, Trying)

"More and more surveys in the US are indicating a change in values taking place among consumers, who become more concerned about quality of life, food, health and the environment."
- David Korten
(Related: Change, Health, Food, Life, Quality, Values, Environment)

"I must therefore implore your indulgence for a pretty long and plain development of my views concerning that cause which the citizens of New York, and you particularly, gentlemen, honour with generous interest."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Development, Cause, Gentlemen, Interest, Pretty)

"I try to be careful about wording. One of the things I've tried to combat in my blog is the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
"But quite honestly, personally, I was much more concerned - I mean, there's not much I can do about my appearance obviously other than spending four hours in hair and makeup."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Appearance, Hair, Makeup)

"It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Body, Concern, End, Living, Spiritual, Worry)

"There is nothing in the company that is either above or below me, as far as I'm concerned."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Company, Nothing)

"I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived."
- Harold Kushner
(Related: Death, Fear, Ending, Sleep, World)

"We are not out to boast that there is so much percentage of growth per year. Our real concern is how it affects the lives of people, the future of our country."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: People, Growth, Concern, Country, Future)

"I wanted to make these people real, not like they were in a painting. Like these are people who don't know they're in a period movie. Those concerns are incredibly immediate."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: People, Painting)

"Cicero, in his treatise concerning the Nature of the Gods, having said that three Jupiters were enumerated by theologians, adds that the third was of Crete, the son of Saturn, and that his tomb is shown in that island."
- Lactantius
(Related: Nature, Son, Gods)

"I like today and perhaps a little future still, but the past is really something I'm not interested in. So, as far as I'm concerned, I like only the past of things and people I don't know. When I know, I don't care because I knew how it was."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: People, Care, Future, Past, Today)

"The reactions haven't differed; the concerns have been different. When I read for a predominantly Indian audience, there are more questions that are based on issues of identity and representation."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Identity, Questions)

"I think women are concerned too much with their clothes. Men don't really care that much about women's clothes. If they like a girl, chances are they'll like her clothes."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Men, Women, Care, Clothes)

"As far as YU faculty and students are concerned, the love for Israel is very strong. Probably about three thousand of our graduates have settled in Israel. On average, every year 650 male and female students study in Israel for a minimum of one year."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Love, Israel, Students, Study)

"I admit I was somewhat concerned when we started to sign so many players - naturally you are going to worry about whether you can retain your place in the side."
- Frank Lampard
(Related: Worry)

"I am both stunned and appalled that Pat Robertson would claim to know the mind of God concerning whether particular events... were the judgments of God."
- Richard Land
(Related: God, Events, Mind)

"I am not here concerned with intent, but with scientific standards, especially the ability to tell the difference between a fact, an opinion, a hypothesis, and a hole in the ground."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Ability, Difference, Fact, Opinion)

"As many as three million people are expected to attend the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. The security concerns and economic opportunities are great for both Canada and Washington state."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: People, Canada, Games, Security, State, Washington, Winter)

"The history of Christianity, therefore, must be of concern to all who are interested in the record of man and particularly to all who seek to understand the contemporary human scene."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: History, Christianity, Concern, Man)

"My mother, who was professional schoolteacher, was particularly concerned about our formal education and even went so far as to start a private school together with some other parents so that our intellectual needs would be met."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Education, Mother, Needs, Parents, School)

"OSHA had come in and looked at the channel 5 studios and it sort of had something to do with wrestling, but they found that there were some safety concerns that had to be addressed."
- Jerry Lawler
(Related: Safety, Wrestling)

"One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: People, Control, Abortion, Birth control, Civil rights, Divorce, Justice)

"We are concerned that, in a few years time, this place of discovery, with its wealth of human fossils, the like of which can be found nowhere else in the world, could be completely destroyed."
- Richard Leakey
(Related: Time, Wealth, Discovery, World, Years)

"My chief concern is to try to be an humble, earnest Christian."
- Robert E. Lee
(Related: Christian, Concern)

"My body's feeling it a little bit. But one good thing, my back is in good shape, and that's my main concern. I know that my legs are going to take awhile to get back to where I was a few years ago, but as long as my back is solid, I feel that I can play many years."
- Mario Lemieux
(Related: Body, Concern, Feeling, Play, Years)

"Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Intelligence, War, Action, Decision, Concern, Iraq, Military, Order, President, Public, Support)

"I am primarily concerned with the condition of man."
- Jack Levine
(Related: Man)

"As far as I'm concerned, I want to remain the mean little man I always was."
- Jack Levine
(Related: Man, Want)

"Where my tastes in music are concerned, I'm a real maximalist."
- James Levine
(Related: Music)

"Promoting the interaction of orders remains one of the most difficult, but crucially important, challenges we face concerning our national market system."
- Arthur Levitt
"As far as a guy like Ray Lewis is concerned, you know he's going to be around the ball all the time."
- Jamal Lewis
(Related: Time)

"It was because of my deep concerns about nuclear weapons that I went to Hiroshima. And then I was astounded in Hiroshima to find that nobody had really studied it."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Deep, Weapons)

"The success and the failure are not my concern, but His."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Success, Failure, Concern)

"Speak to Him often of your business, your plans, your troubles, your fears - of everything that concerns you."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: Business)

"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Failure, Concern, Content)

"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: God, Concern, Right)

"I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Will)

"It's a wonderful feeling to work in a country where the government's first concern is for its people, for all its people."
- Ben Linder
(Related: Work, People, Government, Concern, Country, Feeling, First)

"As far as I'm concerned, the only difference between fact and what most people call fiction is about fifteen pages in the dictionary."
- Charles de Lint
(Related: People, Difference, Fact, Fiction)

"We are currently working on new policies to protect and create American jobs, particularly by improving education. We need more information in order to find the best solutions to this increasing concern for American families."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Education, American, Concern, Information, Jobs, Order)

"Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Future, National security, Needs, Promise, Universe)

"I'm very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures. We've got to be careful and make sure we don't foul our own nest."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Earth, Future)

"They were concerned about the racial issue. They thought it was not a safe issue to go Asian, unfortunately."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Thought)

"The Photograph is concerned with the power that the past has to interfere with the present: the time bomb in the cupboard."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: Power, Time, Past)

"The present hardly exists, after all-it becomes the past even as it happens. A tricky medium, time - and central to the concerns of fiction."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: Time, Fiction, Past, Present)

"They asked me what I thought about euthanasia. I said I'm more concerned about the adults."
- Jay London
(Related: Thought)

"Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned, the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance."
- Harry Lorayne
(Related: Curiosity, Ignorance)

"My advice to you concerning applause is this: enjoy it but never quite believe it."
- Samuel Lover
(Related: Advice, Applause)

"The special counsel has not advised Mr. Rove that he is a target of the investigation and affirmed that he has made no decision concerning charges."
- Robert Luskin
(Related: Decision, Investigation)

"There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things."
- Robert Wilson Lynd
(Related: Life, Appearance, Curiosity)

"Even when Darwin's teaching first made its appearance, it became clear at once that its scientific, materialist core, its teaching concerning the evolution of living nature, was antagonistic to the idealism that reigned in biology."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Appearance, Evolution, First, Idealism, Living, Teaching)

"I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Nation, Security)

"Journalism is concerned with events, poetry with feelings. Journalism is concerned with the look of the world, poetry with the feel of the world."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: Poetry, Feelings, Events, Journalism, World)

"You check to see the facts are correct where business is concerned but if I read everything that was written about me, I'd end up feeling totally insecure about myself."
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Business, End, Facts, Feeling)

"I don't want my president to be a TV star. You don't have to be on television every minute of every day - you're the president, not a rerun of 'Law & Order'. TV stars are too worried bout being popular and too concerned about being renewed."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Being, Day, Order, Popular, President, Stars, Television, Want)

"In Egypt today most people are concerned with getting bread to eat. Only some of the educated understand how democracy works."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: People, Democracy, Today)

"The war on terrorism has made national security a legitimate concern, and a rising deficit, changes brought on by globalization and even the price of oil have thrown the nation's economic health into question."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Health, War, Concern, Globalization, Nation, National security, Oil, Question, Terrorism)

"The ancient Roman code belongs to a class of which almost every civilised nation in the world can show a sample, and which, so far as the Roman and Hellenic worlds were concerned, were largely diffused over them at epochs not widely distant from one another."
- Henry James Sumner Maine
(Related: Class, Nation, World)

"Where women are concerned, the rule is never to go out with anyone better dressed than you."
- John Malkovich
(Related: Women)

"You have to be concerned with yourself because if you're not on it all the time, nobody else is going to be."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Time)

"As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due."
- Mickey Mantle
(Related: Baseball, Credit, Years)

"I just heard a very funny story about somebody who died yesterday, I'm sorry to say so but it was so absurd that you can't help laughing. And the person that was concerned about that story was laughing too."
- Sophie Marceau
(Related: Funny, Help, Yesterday)

"It is right that we be concerned with the scientific probity of metaphysics."
- Gabriel Marcel
(Related: Metaphysics, Right)

"Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Life, Family, Comfort, Country, Dignity, Rights, Human rights, Justice)

"It's nice to feel the fans are behind you. You shouldn't concern yourself with things like that - but it does matter."
- Dan Marino
(Related: Concern, Fans)

"Maybe the preoccupation with technological progress has overshadowed our concern with human progress."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Progress, Concern)

"Any material may be used but the theme is the same and the response is the same for all artwork... we all have the same concern, but the artist must know exactly what the experience is. He must pursue the truth relentlessly."
- Agnes Martin
(Related: Experience, Truth, Artist, Concern, May)

"The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution - this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Time, Life, Soul, Eternity, First, Living, Mind, Words)

"The writer is more concerned to know than to judge."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Writer)

"Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn't concern the dead because they have ceased to exist."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Death, Concern, Living)

"I'm pretty basic as far as technique is concerned. I don't use many gadgets, and I like the sound my guitar makes, anyway."
- Brian May
(Related: Guitar, Pretty, Sound)

"And I think that what is of concern is that they seem to be bringing skills from the scientific world into the interrogation room in a way that begs a lot of questions about whether it's ethical."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: Concern, Questions, World)

"That surely must be a concern to anyone who decides this drug must be given to stop transmissions, again from mother to child, which is extremely costly and must be taken into account."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: Mother, Concern)

"The concern around probable questions, which in a sense have been hidden, will grow around the world and the matter is critical, the reason we are doing all this is so we can respond correctly to what is reported to be a major catastrophe on the African continent."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: African, Concern, Questions, Reason, Sense, Will, World)

"I was a little concerned with how the crew was going to view me because I didn't know whether this program had been kinda forced down their throats. But they were wonderful."
- Christa McAuliffe
"But so far as countries are concerned, I don't go to a place to see what's there, but who is there."
- David McCallum
(Related: Countries)

"Aside from my son, no person has ever shown for me the gentle concern I knew from Governor Adlai Stevenson."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Son, Concern)

"I admire certain priests and nuns who go off on their own and do God's work on their own, who help in the ghettos, but as far as the institution of the church is concerned, I think it is despicable."
- Frank McCourt
(Related: Work, God, Church, Help)

"Most of the people I know in bands, all they are concerned about is getting to do the next record."
- Bruce McCulloch
(Related: People)

"I have stood on the front lines of the health care system as a doctor, patient and concerned parent. Those experiences have served as my guideposts throughout the struggle to reform America's health care system. And it's those same experiences that tell me that fear and election hysteria should not overshadow the reality of reform."
- Jim McDermott
(Related: Health, Fear, America, Care, Reality, Reform, Struggle)

"Prayer is talking with God. God knows your heart and is not so concerned with your words as He is with the attitude of your heart."
- Josh McDowell
(Related: God, Heart, Attitude, Prayer, Talking, Words)

"The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people, health care, middle-class concerns. We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Health, People, Care, Class, Country, Middle class, Poor, Safety)

"A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned."
- Ewan McGregor
(Related: Work, Actor, Children, First, Parents, Want)

"My interest in matters more directly concerned with the handling of particles was growing, in the meantime, stimulated by many contacts with people understanding accelerators."
- Simon van der Meer
(Related: People, Interest, Understanding)

"Much has been said and continues to be said of what little concern the Turks had for the Acropolis treasures."
- Melina Mercouri
(Related: Concern)

"As far as dramas are concerned, it's considered passe for playwrights to turn out anything the average person can understand."
- Ethel Merman
"I think the crucial thing in the writing career is to find what you want to do and how you fit in. What somebody else does is of no concern whatever except as an interesting variation."
- James A. Michener
(Related: Career, Concern, Want, Writing)

"Saving lives is not a top priority in the halls of power. Being compassionate and concerned about human life can cause a man to lose his job. It can cause a woman not to get the job to begin with."
- Myriam Miedzian
(Related: Life, Power, Being, Cause, Job, Man, Woman)

"The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Society, Actions, Concern)

"The only part of the conduct of any one, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Society, Body, Independence, Mind, Right)

"As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: War, Charity, Effect)

"A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world."
- Alice Duer Miller
(Related: Mother, Circumstance, Fact, Feeling, World)

"Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy; I drop my fruits like a ripe tree. What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Concern, Joy)

"I've participated in meetings where there were concerns by ethical experts. There is no clear solution."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Experts, Meetings, Solution)

"She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it."
- Elizabeth Montagu
(Related: Ladies, Opinion, Oysters, Party)

"I was working with Bill Graham management at the time and it was obvious to everyone concerned that albums like Open Fire, while they were good for me creatively, were not going to be commercially successful."
- Ronnie Montrose
(Related: Time, Successful, Management, Fire, Obvious, Open)

"People began to understand that with the acquisition of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent, of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited, so far as the development of natural resources and the genera production of wealth were concerned."
- John Moody
(Related: People, Development, Wealth, Future, Nation, Possibilities, Production)

"The time has come when the whole world must be concerned about me. From now on, American Christianity must follow me."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Time, Christianity, American, Now, World)

"My mission is a cosmic mission. My concern is for all of humanity, and not only this present world, but the world hereafter. My mission penetrates the past, present, and future, and encompasses all humanity."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Concern, Future, Humanity, Mission, Past, Present, World)

"I think you're going to find out that westerns will be coming back. It's Americana, it's part of our history, the cowboy, the cattle drive, the sheriff, the fight for law, order and justice. Justice will always prevail as far as I'm concerned."
- Clayton Moore
(Related: History, Fight, Justice, Law, Order, Will)

"In dedicating his estate to the honoring of endeavors that benefit mankind, Alfred Nobel expressed a lifelong concern that is even more timely in 1972 than it was in his lifetime."
- Stanford Moore
(Related: Concern, Mankind)

"We are reinventing the world. We've set the ball spinning with little concern for where and how it's going to stop."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Concern, Reinventing, World)

"I'm a liberal where children are concerned, a libertarian where adults are concerned - and thinking very seriously about running for the House of Representatives, for whatever that's worth."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Children, Liberal, Running, Thinking, Worth)

"And, indeed, though they differ concerning other things, yet all agree in this: that they think there is one Supreme Being that made and governs the world, whom they call, in the language of their country, Mithras."
- Thomas More
(Related: Being, Country, Language, World)

"These funerals always appear to me the more indecent in a populous city, from the total indifference of the beholders, and the perfect unconcern with which they are beheld."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Funerals, Indifference)

"If bringing up the next generation is important, why aren't they the best qualified, the best paid? Why aren't we as concerned about their career progression as we are about those who work in the education or health services?"
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Health, Work, Career)

"Perhaps... I mean there are people who defend that it as an art. I don't. I like it but it's not an art form as far as I'm concerned, and yet it's a similar thing, once you can't land those jumps, you're disqualified - that precludes it from ever becoming a serious art form."
- Mark Morris
(Related: Art, People, Land)

"There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Education, People, Policy, Concern, Economy, Nothing, Planning)

"There is curiously little art concerning the efficacy of reason - perhaps simply because reason is not noticeably efficacious."
- Nicholas Mosley
(Related: Art, Reason)

"Leaking of classified material is a concern."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Concern)

"He was very much concerned with logic and function, he always worked his solos out before playing them."
- Jamie Muir
(Related: Logic)

"Do we care about these people that are HIV-positive whose lives have been ruined? Those are the people I'm the most concerned about. Every night I think about this."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: People, Care, Night)

"I am not that concerned that innovation in some large scale sense will suddenly and abruptly shift from one part of the world to another."
- Craig Mundie
(Related: Innovation, Sense, Will, World)

"We are not concerned about innovation shifting from the U.S. I still believe that the U.S. still has capabilities for innovation."
- Craig Mundie
(Related: Innovation)

"Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Happiness, Being, Consciousness, Self)

"A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom - it's gone."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: Nothing, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we have to attack that way of life."
- A. J. Muste
(Related: Life, Peace, War, Accident, Want)

"What I am really concerned about is what art is supposed to be - and can become."
- Bruce Nauman
(Related: Art)

"But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call as far as motorbikes are concerned. I never flirted with death on the bike, but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Death, Machines, Now)

"Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues."
- Gaylord Nelson
(Related: Environmental)

"I was very intensely concerned with all kinds of new media."
- Ted Nelson
(Related: Media)

"So far as the economic condition of society and the general mode of living and thinking were concerned, I might claim to have lived in the time of the American Revolution."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Society, Time, American, Revolution, Living, Thinking)

"He's going to be around a long, long time, if his body holds up. That's always a concern with a lot of players because of how much they play. A lot of guys can't handle it. But it looks like he can."
- Jack Nicklaus
(Related: Time, Body, Concern, Play)

"I'm always a little cautious, there's a few amendments that are out there that I think could do some damage, so I've been more concerned about over regulating, going too far."
- Don Nickles
"Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Life, Consideration, Value)

"My concern today is not with the length of a person's hair but with his conduct."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Concern, Hair, Today)

"Concerning culture as a process, one would say that it means learning a great many things and then forgetting them; and the forgetting is as necessary as the learning."
- Albert J. Nock
(Related: Culture, Learning)

"The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Government, People, Concern, Country, Expectation, Nothing, Reason, Socialism, Vote)

"Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Concern, Dedication, Democracy, Force, Law)

"I think what my parents did was perfect. They were strict, concerned about my safety and held me back just a little."
- Dan O'Brien
(Related: Parents, Safety)

"It seems that the fiction writer has a revolting attachment to the poor, for even when he writes about the rich, he is more concerned with what they lack than with what they have."
- Flannery O'Connor
(Related: Fiction, Poor, Writer)

"If I stumbled badly in doing the job, I think it would have made life more difficult for women, and that was a great concern of mine and still is."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Life, Women, Concern, Job)

"Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Family, Understanding)

"Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Concern)

"My concern was whether I could do the job of a justice well enough to convince the nation that my appointment was the right move."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Concern, Job, Justice, Nation, Right)

"I didn't let anyone push me into things I didn't want to do where my career was concerned. So why did I crumble when it came to men?"
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Men, Career, Want)

"I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality, I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say in paint."
- Georgia O'Keeffe
(Related: People, Individuality, Now, Want)

"Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Learning, Poverty)

"Chiapas is probably the main concern I have right now for the planet."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Concern, Now, Right)

"In the mind of Bill Clinton, political considerations outweigh even life-and-death matters of great concern to his own law-enforcement officials, not to mention the nation."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Life, Concern, Law, Mind, Nation)

"John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future."
- Yoko Ono
(Related: Love, Concern, Deep, Future, Race)

"There are some people, by the way, that associate a certain amount of visualization with the performance of music. Those are people that really are not centrally concerned only with music, the traditional things."
- Leo Ornstein
(Related: Music, People, Performance, Visualization)

"MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance."
- James Otis
(Related: Books, Court, May, Now, Question)

"I believe that a contract, or at least an understanding, exists between the American public and the American advertiser concerning what advertising is, what its limitations are and what price people will pay for it."
- John O'Toole
(Related: People, Advertising, American, Limitations, Public, Understanding, Will)

"Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned."
- Ovid
(Related: Promises)

"I would like to spend my next two years showing how the aim of making technology available to every young person can be built into the effort to make our nation more secure. That is my latest concern and what I will be pushing over the next two years."
- Major Owens
(Related: Technology, Concern, Effort, Nation, Will, Years)

"Therefore, you are not training young people for the world of today and the world of tomorrow unless you are doing proven technology training. That is one of the reasons I'm so concerned."
- Major Owens
(Related: Technology, People, Today, Tomorrow, Training, World)

"And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Power, Thought, Superiority, Delusion, Democrats, Freedom, Needs, Party, Speech, Wishes, Word)

"In the past, I tried to be more of a typical session guitarist. I wasn't so concerned with impressing anybody."
- Brad Paisley
(Related: Past)

"But as far as I'm concerned, I can still play defense."
- Rafael Palmeiro
(Related: Defense, Play)

"There are many of these apparent philosophical paradoxes or contradictions which don't concern me anymore."
- Evan Parker
(Related: Concern, Paradoxes)

"I'm very, very concerned about the Bush presidency. I'm worried about the kinds of cuts in domestic programs that mean something to a lot of people, including members of my family, who depend on certain things from the government."
- Sarah Jessica Parker
(Related: Government, Family, People, Presidency)

"My only concern was to get home after a hard day's work."
- Rosa Parks
(Related: Home, Work, Concern, Day)

"The main concern of the study is with the outline of a theoretical system. Its minor variations from writer to writer are not a matter of concern to this analysis."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Concern, Study, Writer)

"The importance of certain problems concerning the facts will be inherent in the structure of the system."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Facts, Importance, Problems, Will)

"Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary."
- Blaise Pascal
"As far as modern writing is concerned, it is rarely rewarding to translate it, although it might be easy. Translation is very much like copying paintings."
- Boris Pasternak
(Related: Writing)

"Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John."
- Boris Pasternak
(Related: Art, Death, Life)

"Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind."
- Louis Pasteur
(Related: Chance, Favors, Mind, Observation)

"It is a very real concern and my view is that everything changed on September 11th and the procedure, the policies that were in place prior to September 11th no longer should apply."
- George Pataki
(Related: Concern)

"If you wrote a novel in South Africa which didn't concern the central issues, it wouldn't be worth publishing."
- Alan Paton
(Related: Concern, Publishing, Worth)

"It is better, as far as getting the vote is concerned, I believe, to have a small, united group than an immense debating society."
- Alice Paul
(Related: Society, United, Vote)

"You know, when Republicans were in charge, we doubled the debt. But, now, our concern is the Democrats are in charge and they're tripling the debt. So, really, our concern is that we want smaller government."
- Rand Paul
(Related: Government, Concern, Debt, Democrats, Now, Republicans, Want)

"The occasion of this sadness is expressed in a word, but must be considered in many more, as being the principal concernment both of the Text and Time."
- John Pearson
(Related: Time, Being, Sadness, Word)

"There may or may not be a God or gods; the Siblings do not concern themselves with proving or disproving such a thing. By definition, gods are more powerful than men, and thus quite able to fend for themselves without help."
- Steve Perry
(Related: God, Men, Gods, Concern, Help, May)

"To choose ways of not acting was ever the concern and scruple of my life."
- Fernando Pessoa
(Related: Life, Acting, Concern)

"To begin with myself, then, the utterances of men concerning me will differ widely, since in passing judgment almost every one is influenced not so much by truth as by preference, and good and evil report alike know no bounds."
- Petrarch
(Related: Men, Truth, Evil, Judgment, Will)

"As far as I'm concerned, love means fighting, big fat lies, and a couple of slaps across the face."
- Edith Piaf
(Related: Love, Fighting, Lies)

"We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Class)

"Far too many executives have become more concerned with the "four P's" - pay, perks, power and prestige - rather than making profits for shareholders."
- T. Boone Pickens
(Related: Power)

"As far as our fans are concerned, I'm the only one who counts; along with my teammates, obviously."
- Alessandro Del Piero
(Related: Fans)

"When they are assailed by despair, young people should let universal concerns into their lives."
- Abbe Pierre
(Related: People, Despair)

"But what I want to assure and reassure the public is we are concerned about your safety, your security, and your privacy. Let's work together in partnership to ensure that we can have the best way forward."
- John Pistole
(Related: Work, Partnership, Privacy, Public, Safety, Security, Want)

"And so we try to address those concerns in every way possible, recognizing, again, in the final analysis, everybody on that flight wants to be assured with the highest level of confidence that everybody else on that flight has been properly screened, and including me and you and everybody."
- John Pistole
(Related: Confidence)

"We put people of concern on the watch list or the no-fly list, so we have a number of layers of security beyond the airport checkpoint. We gather as much information about a passenger as the law allows without profiling."
- John Pistole
(Related: People, Concern, Information, Law, Security)

"We want to be sensitive to people's concerns about privacy about their personal being and things, while ensuring that everybody on every flight has been properly screened."
- John Pistole
(Related: People, Being, Privacy, Want)

"Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns."
- Plato
(Related: Business, Men, Justice)

"There's been progress toward seeing that nature and culture are not opposing terms, and that wilderness is not the only kind of landscape for environmentalists to concern themselves with."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Nature, Progress, Concern, Culture, Wilderness)

"In general, science journalism concerns itself with what has been published in a handful of peer-reviewed journals - Nature, Cell, The New England Journal of Medicine - which set the agenda."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Science, Nature, England, Journalism, Medicine)

"I was concerned about that, because I've always been so specific about doing independent films, but I've never done anything that's so genuinely and ridiculously fun. And that's a great thing, for me to discover that that's possible."
- Sarah Polley
(Related: Fun)

"For their discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies."
- Rodney Robert Porter
"Those placed in the position which I now occupy, commonly feel concern about their worthiness to receive the great honour which has been done them."
- Cecil Frank Powell
(Related: Concern, Now, Worthiness)

"The greatest desire of my heart was for the Lord to manifest His will concerning me."
- Orson Pratt
(Related: Heart, Desire, Will)

"I don't care what the religion is called; as far as I'm concerned, one God, the God I adhere to, is in charge of all of them."
- Charley Pride
(Related: Religion, God, Care)

"In our family, as far as we are concerned, we were born and what happened before that is myth."
- V. S. Pritchett
(Related: Family, Myth)

"I have significant concerns about reducing the 188th Fighter Wing's capabilities, and will fight tooth and nail against attempts to reduce its personnel or take away aircraft."
- Mark Pryor
(Related: Fight, Will)

"Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself."
- Pythagoras
(Related: Action, Control, Concern, Depression, Man)

"You all look like happy campers to me. Happy campers you are, happy campers you have been, and, as far as I am concerned, happy campers you will always be."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Will)

"A very great Iliad... concerns the creation of a nation."
- Raymond Queneau
(Related: Creation, Nation)

"I am a man, and nothing that concerns a man do I deem a matter of indifference to me."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Indifference, Man, Nothing)

"I believe the main solution is to gain the trust of Europe and America and to remove their concerns over the peaceful nature of our nuclear industry and to assure them that there will never be a diversion to military use."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Nature, Trust, America, Europe, Gain, Military, Solution, Will)

"Right now the long-term investors are telling us that they're not as concerned about inflation and so we're seeing these rates now move into the marketplace and out to the street - rates that individuals can get."
- Franklin Raines
(Related: Inflation, Now, Right)

"As far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Customer)

"I'm concerned about the insidious influence of the media's bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Daughters, Influence, Media, Parents, Sons)

"So that ideas of sort of relaxed symmetry have been something for years that I have been concerned with because I think that symmetry is a neutral shape as opposed to a form of design."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Design, Ideas, Years)

"Depression, as far as I'm concerned, is just a waste of time."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Time, Depression, Waste)

"We need to remind our core supporters that we have not forgotten their concern with the way our democracy is being replaced by European bureaucracy in so many areas."
- John Redwood
(Related: Being, Bureaucracy, Concern, Democracy)

"The things that concern us during the day are going to influence what we experience during the night."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Experience, Concern, Day, Influence, Night)

"Liberals are concerned about the concentration of wealth because it almost inevitably leads to a concentration of power that undermines democracy."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Power, Wealth, Democracy, Liberals)

"The other countries did not share the same concern the United States had in the early '90's - that North Korea actually had an ongoing nuclear weapons program."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Concern, Countries, states, United, Weapons)

"The nexus between terrorism and nuclear weapons, or even nuclear material, is obviously a current concern."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Concern, Terrorism, Weapons)

"Everyone I have spoken with so far recognises the need for the IRA to respond positively and every has said sooner is better than later and I think there is some concern if it does continue to delay much longer that the situation isn't going to remain the same."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Concern, Delay)

"Anyway the war is over so far as they are concerned. But to wait for dysentery is not much of a life either."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Life, War)

"Those people are unabashedly ruthless as far as money is concerned."
- Giovanni Ribisi
(Related: Money, People)

"Our works and our play. All our pleasures experienced as the pleasure of love. What could be better that? To feel in one's work the tender and flushed substance of one's dearest concern."
- Mary Richards
(Related: Work, Love, Concern, Play, Pleasure)

"For you, the state is an entity with purposes of its own that the people can be required to serve. For us the word is only a label for the arrangements by which we the people delegate to some among us responsibility for things that concern us in common."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: People, Concern, Responsibility, State, Word)

"I said the first concern of the administration of justice must, of course, be the individual. The second concern is the truth."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Truth, Concern, First, Justice)

"I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me - I find fault."
- Branch Rickey
(Related: Courage, Failure, Strength, Children, Fault, Respect, Want)

"In this country, the health concerns and the environmental concerns are as deep as in Europe. All the surveys show that. But here, we didn't have the cultural dimension. This is a fast-food culture."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Environmental, Health, Country, Culture, Deep, Europe)

"I think a lot of the time these days people are so concerned about having the right camera and the right film and the right lenses and all the special effects that go along with it, even the computer, that they're missing the key element."
- Herb Ritts
(Related: Time, People, Computer, Film, Key, Right)

"Security for agriculture merits serious concern by not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole. The risk to the U.S. food supply and overall economy is real."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Community, Concern, Economy, Nation, Risk, Security)

"It's the tyranny of an oligarchy that I'm concerned about."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Tyranny)

"I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being."
- Jackie Robinson
(Related: Being, Respect)

"Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of their worth, but rather of our own need of them and that we have lost some who had a good opinion of us."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Concern, Friends, Loss, Opinion, Sense, Worth)

"Like the vast majority of my constituents, I continue to be concerned about record profits reported by petroleum companies at a time when consumers are paying record high prices for gasoline."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Time, Majority)

"True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life."
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(Related: Education, Life, Goals, Values, Spiritual)

"What I am more concerned about is whether our whole civilization will be around in the next 25 years."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Civilization, Will, Years)

"I have always been a person who is concerned with the dignity of jazz music and the way jazz musicians have been treated and are treated, and the fact that the music has not been given the kind of due that it deserves."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Music, Dignity, Fact, Jazz, Musicians)

"I had to keep from laughing when a male relative of mine became concerned about how often I danced."
- Cesar Romero
"I'm the only man in the world with a marriage licence made out to whom it may concern."
- Mickey Rooney
(Related: Marriage, Concern, Man, May, World)

"Our national determination to keep free of foreign wars and foreign entanglements cannot prevent us from feeling deep concern when ideals and principles that we have cherished are challenged."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Determination, Concern, Deep, Feeling, Ideals, Principles)

"No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Education, Government, Knowledge, Body)

"A lot of artists are much more concerned about how their work is used and how it's disseminated. That, to artists, is as important as the money, for some people."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Work, Money, People, Artists)

"I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven't been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned."
- Tim Roth
(Related: Experience, Work, Actor, Being, Years)

"The more varied the characters, the better, as far as I'm concerned."
- Tim Roth
"So as far as Serbia is concerned, it does not have the right to influence the privatization or to claim any property, because Kosovo is a former member of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Influence, Property, Right)

"As the president of Kosovo, I am more concerned about the current situation with the employment standing at around 70 % of the population, which is young, with great potential, speaking many foreign languages and having wide expertise."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Expertise, Population, Potential, President)

"The Bible is the only credible guide either as to the real relationship between man and the earth and the great Creator of both or concerning the purpose of the creation of both."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Purpose, Bible, Creation, Earth, Man)

"The Bible shows the clear statement of God's purposes concerning the earth, and man once made its prince. Its opening chapters show that it was intended for man's instruction."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: God, Bible, Earth, Man)

"What I'm concerned about is endless borrowing, which is going to compromise our economy not only today but in the future. Because we know the decisions we make right now really dramatically impact us in the future, and the debt is literally getting out of our control."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Control, Borrowing, Compromise, Debt, Decisions, Economy, Future, Now, Right, Today)

"I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual abuse and exploitation of our children."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Abuse, Children, Exploitation)

"I'm more concerned about members of Congress being drug-free than I am about members of the Yankees or Giants."
- Pat Sajak
(Related: Being, Congress, Giants)

"In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues, and particularly from 1967 onwards, the extent of the problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public."
- Andrei Sakharov
(Related: Concern, Problems, Public)

"My present work concerns the problems connected with the theory of elementary particles, the theory of gravitation and cosmology and I shall be glad if I can manage to make some contribution to these important branches of science."
- Andrei Sakharov
(Related: Science, Work, Present, Problems, Theory)

"Regarding Syria, we already call for dialogue between Syria and all parties concerned, in order to avoid any kind of escalation in the region which may expose the whole area to chaos."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Chaos, May, Order)

"An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's."
- J. D. Salinger
(Related: Artist, Concern, Perfection)

"An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's."
- Jonas Salk
(Related: Artist, Concern, Perfection)

"Well that's the point: People don't normally take away things from films anymore. You go and see a $100 million film, half an hour later, your biggest concern is what are you going to be eating."
- Eriq La Salle
(Related: People, Concern, Eating, Film)

"The sound was my greatest concern. There were certain difficulties getting used to the way every musician can hear his or herself, the way each of them relates to the musician in the next seat."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Concern, Difficulties, Sound)

"So far as the advocates of a constructed international language are concerned, it is rather to be wondered at how much in common their proposals actually have, both in vocabulary and in general spirit of procedure."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Language, Spirit, Vocabulary)

"I was very concerned that President Bush is still trying to frighten or scare the American people with respect to the condition of the Social Security system."
- Paul Sarbanes
(Related: People, American, President, Respect, Security, Trying)

"The act of writing is a kind of catharsis, a liberation, but I never really concerned myself with that. I write because it interests me."
- Nathalie Sarraute
(Related: Act, Writing)

"It is only natural that for any statesman at the helm of any government the question of his country's security should be a concern of the utmost importance."
- Eisaku Sato
(Related: Government, Concern, Country, Importance, Question, Security)

"Digital has obviously changed things a lot, but not all for the better as far as I'm concerned. Of course it's much more convenient and you're getting instant results, but to me it just lacks the finesse of a roll of film and it has a slightly superimposed feel."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Film, Results)

"Basically I am a private individual who has concerns about his country and who has resources that give me the privilege - and responsibility - to do something to help my country if I can."
- Richard Scaife
(Related: Country, Help, Privilege, Responsibility)

"A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration."
- Richard Schickel
(Related: Fate)

"I had all kinds of food issues, including health concerns and weight concerns."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Food, Health, Weight)

"As far as missile defense is concerned, a very thorough consultation process is underway."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Defense)

"As far as my relationship with President Putin is concerned, it's fine."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: President)

"Muslim delegates concerned about rights in Palestine could have brought their enthusiasm closer to home by addressing the fate of black Christians being slaughtered and enslaved in the Sudan."
- Jack Schwartz
(Related: Home, Enthusiasm, Muslim, Being, Fate, Rights, Palestine)

"Palestinian propagandists can say and do anything they please without concern for the truth, in the belief that if they repeat it often enough it will simply become the truth."
- Jack Schwartz
(Related: Truth, Belief, Concern, Will)

"I was concerned about the link between crime and politics, and I figured out the only way I could do something about it was to get into politics."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Politics, Crime)

"Many of them are doing it because they are concerned about smart growth."
- Lee Scott
(Related: Growth)

"I no longer worry whether a painting is about something or not. I am only concerned with the expectation, from a flat surface, of an illusion."
- William Scott
(Related: Expectation, Illusion, Painting, Worry)

"First of all, I think the Saudis are deeply concerned about the collapse of negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians and the resumption of conflict."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Conflict, First)

"My point was that removing Saddam should not have been our highest priority. Fighting terrorism should have been our number one concern, followed by the Palestinian peace process."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Peace, Concern, Fighting, Terrorism)

"Where questions of style and exposition are concerned I try to follow a simple maxim: if you can't say it clearly you don't understand it yourself."
- John Searle
(Related: Questions, Style)

"Where conscious subjectivity is concerned, there is no distinction between the observation and the thing observed."
- John Searle
(Related: Observation)

"A subject which at first glance seems quite removed from the undeclared concern of the book can encapsulate that concern."
- W. G. Sebald
(Related: Concern, First)

"There's something about prime time television and the way the song is going to come off on the air. I'm very concerned, very self-conscious about that."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Time, Self, Song, Television)

"Conducting! A subject, truly, concerning which much might be written, yet scarcely anything of real importance is to be found in books."
- Anton Seidl
(Related: Books, Importance)

"Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end."
- Jerry Seinfeld
(Related: God, End, Word)

"The movie, if I recall, didn't have to do with the television show because there were concerns from everyone that they didn't want it to be like the TV show."
- David Selby
(Related: Television, Want)

"Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life tis most meddled with by other people."
- John Selden
(Related: Life, Marriage, People, Actions, Concern, Man)

"Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people."
- Bud Selig
(Related: People, America, Baseball, Influence, Stars, Youth)

"Thirty years ago dinner theatre used to be much more of a going concern than it is now."
- Ted Shackelford
(Related: Concern, Now, Theatre, Years)

"There was concern whether SCI FI would want the show back with all the recent changes. But now, the changes have made it feel fresh, like starting over."
- Michael Shanks
(Related: Concern, Now, Want)

"On the other hand, if the free world is concerned with how a new Palestinian leader governs, then the peace process will have a real chance to succeed."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Leader, Chance, Succeed, Will, World)

"An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Soul, Battle, Blood, Horror)

"Every person who has mastered a profession is a skeptic concerning it."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Profession)

"Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Men, God, Hope, Earth, May, Suffering)

"Of course, you always have to be concerned about hijacking. But with the measures that are in place right now, I'd say that probably the airways are as safe as they've been in a good number of years."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Now, Right, Years)

"I'm concerned about the unknowability of other people."
- Carol Shields
(Related: People)

"Life and human society are the chief concern of Confucianism and, through it, the chief concern of the Chinese people."
- Hu Shih
(Related: Life, Society, People, Concern)

"On many occasions New Zealand has spoken about the need to ensure that women's concerns are fully integrated into all aspects of the United Nations' activities and structures, not marginalised in one part of the Secretariat."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Women, Nations, United)

"As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn't occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Education, College, Depression, Parents, Wind)

"We need to enact a strong standard that will stop a terrorist or illegal alien from getting a driver's license because border security is a major concern in a post-September 11th world."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Concern, Post, Security, Will, World)

"It made me think about a whole area of human activity that was not really a concern to me before that, because I was involved in reading Chinese history, or languages, or whatever."
- Ron Silver
(Related: History, Concern, Reading)

"Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Architecture, Design, Business, Engineering, Medicine, Painting)

"The engineer, and more generally the designer, is concerned with how things ought to be - how they ought to be in order to attain goals, and to function."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Goals, Order)

"As I travel around Idaho and visit with seniors, I hear almost universal concern about the rising cost of health care, particularly the cost of prescription drugs."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Health, Travel, Care, Concern, Drugs, Visit)

"What you could say, and what I do argue in the book, is that he doesn't have as much concern for the lives of Iraqis as he does for the lives of Americans, or even frozen American embryos."
- Peter Singer
(Related: American, Americans, Concern)

"It doesn't much concern me if Tiger plays in the tournament or no."
- Vijay Singh
(Related: Concern)

"As a microbiologist, I am particularly concerned with Mr. Bush's blatant disregard for science."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Science)

"More and more do I see that only a successful revolution in India can break England's back forever and free Europe itself. It is not a national question concerning India any longer; it is purely international."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Successful, EnglEurope, Revolution, Question)

"It, sometimes, suits the slaveholders to claim, that their slavery is an exclusively State concern; and that the North has, therefore, nothing to do with it."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: Concern, Nothing, Slavery, State)

"Our concern, however, is with slavery as it is, and not with any theory of it."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: Concern, Slavery, Theory)

"The only ground on which a neutral State can claim respect at the hands of belligerents is, that, so far as she is concerned, their rights are protected."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: Rights, Respect, State)

"So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality, and its modern emphasis on justice as well, have historically evolved as religious issues."
- Huston Smith
(Related: Morality, Concern, Justice, Religious)

"As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag."
- Patti Smith
(Related: Being, Gender)

"The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all."
- Alexander Solzehnitsyn
(Related: Concern, Lies, Mankind, Salvation)

"If the terrorists have the sympathy of people, it's much harder to find them. So we need people on our side, and that leads us to be responsible leaders of the world, show some concern with the problems."
- George Soros
(Related: Sympathy, People, Concern, Leaders, Problems, World)

"People first concern themselves with meeting their basic needs; only afterwards, do they pursue any higher needs."
- Abdolkarim Soroush
(Related: People, Concern, First, Meeting, Needs)

"As far as I'm concerned I've never had a problem with anybody, no rivalry."
- Soundarya
(Related: Rivalry)

"I shall omit former particulars, and begin with informing the Reader, that, in 1792, I was strangely visited, by day and night, concerning what was coming upon the whole earth."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Day, Earth, Night)

"I think it's the business part of the word show business that causes me the most concern."
- Brent Spiner
(Related: Business, Causes, Concern, Word)

"The thematic, psychological, and cultural concerns of a writer are more relevant than whatever literary mode he or she chooses to deal with in any given novel."
- Norman Spinrad
(Related: Literary, Writer)

"I'm trying to do the best I can. I'm not concerned with tomorrow, but with what goes on today."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: Today, Tomorrow, Trying)

"The young in this country, and you fellows are young by my reckoning, have a right to be concerned about the course that our government, the Federal Government, is taking under President Bush."
- John Spratt
(Related: Government, Country, President, Right)

"I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment. That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Age, Faith, Writing)

"In the past, some of the songs that were the most fun, and the most entertaining and rocking, fell by the wayside because I was concerned with what I was going to say and how I was going to say it."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Fun, Past, Songs)

"Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately."
- Philip Stanhope
(Related: Time, Letters, Politeness)

"And in a marriage you can't TRY and be married. You're married or you're not married... as far as I'm concerned."
- Ringo Starr
(Related: Marriage)

"Specifically, I am concerned about the long-term condition of Social Security. I am committed to ensuring that current beneficiaries and those nearing retirement face no reduction in benefits, while preserving this vital program for future generations."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Benefits, Future, Generations, Retirement, Security)

"Secure our borders first. Let us know and let us make sure the American people know that we're taking care of the important business of dealing with the illegal immigration into this country. You cannot begin to address the concerns of the people who are already here unless and until you have made certain that no more are coming in behind them."
- Michael Steele
(Related: Business, People, American, Care, Country, First)

"We were mainly concerned about nudity - how much could be shown in 1959 and how much would convey, without being gratuitous, the terror of being attacked naked and wet."
- Joseph Stefano
(Related: Being, Nudity, Terror)

"As for what concerns our relations with our fellow men, the anguish in our neighbor's soul must break all precept. All that we do is a means to an end, but love is an end in itself, because God is love."
- Edith Stein
(Related: Love, Men, God, Soul, End)

"Literature - creative literature - unconcerned with sex, is inconceivable."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Sex, Literature)

"We plan absentee ownership as far as running the Yankees is concerned."
- George Steinbrenner
(Related: Ownership, Running)

"I do have concerns about the current efforts to restructure our nation's intelligence community."
- Ted Stevens
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Nation)

"I, like many members of my generation, was concerned with segregation and the repeated violation of civil rights."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Civil rights)

"Much of my work in this period was concerned with exploring the logic of economic models, but also with attempting to reconcile the models with every day observation."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Work, Day, Logic, Observation)

"As I noted in my Nobel lecture, an early insight in my work on the economics of information concerned the problem of appropriability - the difficulty that those who pay for information have in getting returns."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Work, Difficulty, Economics, Information)

"I am not concerned with truth, nor with conventional notions of what is beautiful."
- Mark Strand
(Related: Truth)

"I think the most liberating thing I did early on was to free myself from any concern with my looks as they pertained to my work."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Work, Concern)

"As far as hypnosis is concerned, I had a very serious problem when I was in my twenties. I encountered a man who later became the president of the American Society of Medical Hypnosis. He couldn't hypnotize me."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: Medical, Society, American, Man, President)

"As far as I'm concerned, I didn't dream - ever."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: Dream)

"I became good at defending myself, but as far as I was concerned, that was a transient skill."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: Skill)

"When is a revival needed? When carelessness and unconcern keep the people asleep."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: People)

"I don't think any novelist should be concerned with literature."
- Jacqueline Susann
(Related: Literature)

"I don't think we will ever go the way of Zimbabwe, but people are concerned."
- Helen Suzman
(Related: People, Will)

"It is necessary to be concerned about the importance of educating a really beautiful human spirit."
- Shinichi Suzuki
(Related: Importance, Spirit)

"Players today are concerned about the money, but the large dollars only go to those players who are the best."
- Lynn Swann
(Related: Money, Today)

"The major gossip columnists were more concerned with protecting the industry than with gunning down sinners."
- Gloria Swanson
(Related: Gossip)

"Such as have reason, understanding, or common sense, will, and ought to make use of it in those things that concern themselves and their posterity, and suspect the words of such as are interested in deceiving or persuading them not to see with their own eyes."
- Algernon Sydney
(Related: Common sense, Concern, Eyes, Posterity, Reason, Understanding, Will, Words)

"I believe there is little to gain by exchanging opinions with other artists concerning either the ideology of art or technical methods."
- Yves Tanguy
(Related: Art, Artists, Gain, Ideology, Opinions)

"If someone puts up $100 million on a movie, they're gonna be concerned about whether they'll get it back. So they're not gonna make a movie about three girls, you know?"
- Lili Taylor
(Related: Girls)

"The President, the Administration and the campaign need a theme. I am concerned that the President is seen as a tactician without an overall strategy of his plan for the country."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Strategy, Country, President)

"I am a man, and whatever concerns humanity is of interest to me."
- Terence
(Related: Humanity, Interest)

"I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?"
- Mother Teresa
(Related: Want)

"The type of athletes we draft still need types of versatility on the defense side of the ball, run the offense. You should still be concerned on the offense side of the ball."
- Isaiah Thomas
(Related: Athletes, Defense, Draft)

"In the end, we may be hurting the very people we should be concerned about - the inner-city poor, those who already have to live with many risks in their daily lives, those who do not have clout here in Washington."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: People, End, May, Poor, Washington)

"How many things there are concerning which we might well deliberate whether we had better know them."
- Henry David Thoreau
"Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Truth, Harmony, Justice, May, Wrong)

"My egotistical concern was less that I would fail to relate to my classmates than that they would know nothing of my uniquely tortured life's course and, thus, me."
- John Thorn
(Related: Life, Concern, Nothing)

"Some statements concern the conscious states of the animal, what he is to himself as an inner life; others concern his original and acquired ways of response, his behavior, what he is an outside observer."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Life, Behavior, Concern, states)

"Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Education, Men, Behavior, Being, Problems)

"Faith is the state of being ultimately concerned."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Faith, Being, State)

"Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Faith, Life, God, Act, Being, Meaning, Name, Reality)

"Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Concern, Language, Man)

"Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Life, Religion, Being, Concern, Meaning, Question, State)

"As far as the press is concerned, they're going to say what they want to say. Probably about 10-15 percent of the time It's accurate."
- Justin Timberlake
(Related: Time, Press, Want)

"It is amazing to me, as a professional geologist, how many otherwise intelligent people have, as some may say, 'drunk the Al Gore Kool-Aid' concerning global climate change."
- Earl F. Titcomb, Jr.
(Related: Change, People, Climate, Climate change, May)

"As far as I'm concerned, "whom" is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler."
- Calvin Trillin
(Related: Sound, Word)

"This is the great vice of academicism, that it is concerned with ideas rather than with thinking."
- Lionel Trilling
(Related: Ideas, Thinking, Vice)

"Well, it's a humor strip, so my first responsibility has always been to entertain the reader... But if, in addition, I can help move readers to thought and judgment about issues that concern me, so much the better."
- Garry Trudeau
(Related: Humor, Thought, Concern, First, Help, Judgment, Responsibility)

"Well, real estate is always good, as far as I'm concerned."
- Donald Trump
"I just want to be told a story, and I want to believe I'm living that story, and I don't give a thought to influences or method or any other writerly concerns."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Thought, Living, Want)

"The main concern was making sure the kids didn't get caught in the middle."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Concern, Kids)

"I have the same malice in my heart as far as the fight game is concerned, but outside the ring, I won't say anything a dignified man won't say."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Heart, Fight, Malice, Man)

"I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Gods, Concern, Evil, Spirits)

"It's a national concern, I mean how we dispose of nuclear waste in a safe way, how we deal with this incredible amount of nuclear waste we have created over the years."
- Tom Udall
(Related: Concern, Waste, Years)

"And as far as the Disney Concert hall is concerned, it is a wonderful modern structure and I am extremely honored that I had this opportunity to have a concert here."
- Nobuo Uematsu
(Related: Opportunity, Disney)

"As soon as you concern yourself with the 'good' and 'bad' of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Heart, Concern, Defeat, Testing)

"If only we could accept that there is no difference between us where human values are concerned. Whatever sex."
- Liv Ullman
(Related: Sex, Values, Difference)

"Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you."
- Miguel de Unamuno
(Related: God, Idea, Affliction, Caring, Concern, Cure, May)

"Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me."
- Evelyn Underhill
(Related: Husband, Interest)

"Common sense tells us that this explosion of media sources should eliminate any concern over a lack of diversity of views in the marketplace and competition."
- Fred Upton
(Related: Common sense, Competition, Concern, Diversity, Media)

"So I am concerned about the amount of time we have to make it, cause it doesn't matter how much money you have, you can't create more time."
- Matthew Vaughn
(Related: Money, Time, Cause)

"I had never thought of my career as going in the direction that it did, as far as fan response was concerned."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Thought, Career, Direction)

"I think it's important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, Health, Cause, Concern, Safety)

"Well, our concern has to do with the period prior to 9/11, up to and including the catastrophe that occurred. And thank goodness, we're not obliged to make assessments of what's going on now and deal with these current events."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Concern, Events, Goodness, Now)

"That which concerns everyone must also be discussed and approved by everyone."
- Guy Verhofstadt
"To whom it may concern: It is springtime. It is late afternoon."
- Kurt Vonnegut
(Related: May)

"It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning myself at this day with what appears at first sight and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling."
- Arthur E. Waite
(Related: Thought, Acting, Day, First, Fortune, Sight, Will)

"One might have thought that the most significant change in the film industry that would come about with a transition from the communist economy to capitalism would fundamentally concern the sources of funding."
- Andrzej Wajda
(Related: Change, Thought, Capitalism, Concern, Economy, Film)

"The difficulty with the present state of affairs is that there is no legislation on the sources of funding for the Polish film industry. There is no legislation concerning filmmaking. And, there is no legislation on television that would be beneficial to filmmaking."
- Andrzej Wajda
(Related: Difficulty, Film, Legislation, Present, State, Television)

"My faith is very private to me. It plays an important part in my life, but I do not try and throw my beliefs at others. I have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs, but have a deep concern that religion and faith are currently a long way apart from each other."
- Rick Wakeman
(Related: Faith, Religion, Life, Beliefs, Concern, Deep, Respect)

"I came away from the forums with a profound concern about the highly addictive and destructive nature of methamphetamine. Families are torn apart, lives are destroyed and treatment is difficult to get."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Nature, Concern, Treatment)

"Our chemical and other manufacturing concerns are all too often ready to let the Germans have Latin American markets, provided the American companies can work out an arrangement which will enable them to charge high prices to the consumer inside the United States."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Work, American, Manufacturing, states, United, Will)

"You can't be evangelical and associate yourself with Jesus and what he says about the poor and just have no other domestic concerns than tax cuts for wealthy people."
- Jim Wallis
(Related: People, Tax, Poor, Tax cuts)

"When evangelical leaders can persuade the president to be concerned about what's happening in Sudan, or sex trafficking around the world, or HIV-AIDS, that's a very good thing. I am completely supportive of that."
- Jim Wallis
(Related: Sex, Leaders, President, World)

"I can not, therefore, see how this can be imputed as a crime, or how any of the king's ministers can be blamed for his doing what the public has no concern in; for if the public be well and faithfully served it has no business to ask by whom."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Business, Concern, Crime, Public)

"How we continue to fund Medicare and Medicaid into the future is a pressing issue of national concern."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Concern, Future)

"Marvel has put out good product. DC has put out good product. Even Image has put out good product, as far as I'm concerned... although it's few and far between. But it's not getting recognized, no matter who's doing it."
- Rob Walton
"As far as intellectual training was concerned, my nine years from seven to sixteen were practically wasted."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Training, Years)

"Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included."
- Chris Ware
(Related: Books, Concern, Majority, Reading, Television)

"I don't concern myself with award. I'd been to the party enough times to know it really didn't matter."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Concern, Party)

"Our concern is to heal. Our concern is to bring together."
- Harold Washington
(Related: Concern)

"Mine has been a concern for the people, a concern to maintain stability, a concern to get people working together racially, ethnically, rich and poor - all segments of the city."
- Walter Washington
(Related: People, Concern, Poor, Stability)

"I think that our primary concern is that the membership in our industry become active. I'm not talking about the candidates being active. I'm talking about the few hundred thousand people who work in the industry around the United States."
- Lew Wasserman
(Related: Work, People, Being, Concern, states, Talking, United)

"Science attempts to analyze how things and people and animals behave; it has no concern whether this behavior is good or bad, is purposeful or not. But religion is precisely the quest for such answers: whether an act is right or wrong, good or bad, and why."
- Warren Weaver
(Related: Religion, Science, People, Act, Animals, Behavior, Concern, Quest, Right, Wrong)

"I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Judgment, Man, Mistrust, Wishes)

"Unfortunately, there are writers whose only concern is how good they could make themselves look on a title."
- Len Wein
(Related: Concern, Writers)

"People who were more concerned with themselves and looking good to their readers then they were with the characters sacrificed a series for the sake of a story."
- Len Wein
(Related: People)

"We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval, unprecedented security and preservation concerns, and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: Education, Attention, Dependence, Security, World)

"I had an instinctive feeling that the people who have little or no school training should have something coming into their homes weekly which dealt with their problems in a simple, helpful way... so I wrote in a plain, common-sense way on the things that concerned our people."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: People, Feeling, Problems, School, Training)

"Above and beyond the question of how to grow the economy there is a legitimate concern about how to grow the quality of our lives."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Quality, Concern, Economy, Question)

"A politics that is not sensitive to the concerns and circumstances of people's lives, a politics that does not speak to and include people, is an intellectually arrogant politics that deserves to fail."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Politics, People, Circumstances)

"It's very hard to find critics or a magazine today that will publish material that is genuinely independent and written without any concern about being cut off some distributor's list or not be invited or flown into screenings."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Being, Concern, Today, Will)

"It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned, there have been equal confusion, insecurity and injustice in the administration of the State governments."
- William H. Wharton
(Related: Confusion, Injustice, Insecurity, State)

"The happiest lot for a man, as far as birth is concerned, is that it should be such as to give him but little occasion to think much about it."
- Richard Whately
(Related: Man)

"As far as I am concerned, the first episode of Buffy was the beginning of my career. It was the first time I told a story from start to finish the way I wanted."
- Joss Whedon
(Related: Time, Beginning, Career, First)

"In a lot of films, they're showing more complete, developed characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The larger concern is to be able to tastefully explore the stereotypes, and still move past them to see the core of people."
- Forest Whitaker
(Related: People, Concern, Past)

"Civil libertarians have raised concerns that some of the Patriot Act's provisions infringe on Constitutional rights. Those concerns are not supported by the facts."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Act, Facts, Rights)

"In inquiring concerning the benefits of the plan proposed, I shall proceed upon the supposition that female seminaries will be patronized throughout our country."
- Emma Willard
(Related: Benefits, Country, Will)

"I was concerned about doing a sequel and repeating myself. That was before I read the script."
- JoBeth Williams
"If I am no longer disturbed myself, I will deal less with disturbed people, but I don't regret having concerned myself with them because I think most of us are disturbed."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: People, Regret, Will)

"I have no concern for the common man except that he should not be so common."
- Angus Wilson
(Related: Concern, Man)

"The only sound approach to collective bargaining is to work out an agreement that clarifies the rights and responsibilities of the parties, establishes principles and operates to the advantage of all concerned."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Work, Agreement, Rights, Principles, Sound)

"When Richie Cunningham drank too many beers, his parents sat him down and explained their concerns. If you live on this earth, you find out that we are all the same."
- Henry Winkler
(Related: Earth, Parents)

"As far as I'm concerned, blues and jazz are the great American contributions to music."
- Edgar Winter
(Related: Music, American, Jazz)

"Even if my mother had no qualms of conscience concerning ownership of negroes, her sense of duty carried her far beyond the mere supplying of their physical needs, or requiring that they render faithful service."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Mother, Conscience, Duty, Needs, Ownership, Sense, Service)

"As far as extra dimensions are concerned, very tiny extra dimensions wouldn't be perceived in everyday life, just as atoms aren't: we see many atoms together but we don't see atoms individually."
- Edward Witten
(Related: Life, Atoms)

"It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Concern, Questions)

"I was deeply concerned then, and have become more concerned since, that unless we can deal with the questions of development and the questions of poverty, there's no way that we're going to have a peaceful world for our children."
- James Wolfensohn
(Related: Development, Children, Poverty, Questions, World)

"My films are always concerned with family, friendship, honor, and patriotism."
- John Woo
(Related: Patriotism, Family, Friendship, Honor)

"I'm more concerned with getting them to find and strengthen their original voice as writers rather than imposing my own subjective tastes, judgements or sensibility on the project."
- Douglas Wood
(Related: Project, Sensibility, Voice, Writers)

"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."
- John Wooden
(Related: Character, Reputation)

"I then wrought at my trade as a tailor; carefully attended meetings for worship and discipline; and found an enlargement of gospel love in my mind, and therein a concern to visit Friends in some of the back settlements of Pennsylvania and Virginia."
- John Woolman
(Related: Love, Discipline, Concern, Friends, Meetings, Mind, Trade, Visit, Worship)

"And it's one reason why I don't go to a lot of movies - they're more and more dominated by corporate values and fiscal concerns as opposed to cinematic concerns."
- Jeffrey Wright
(Related: Movies, Values, Corporate, Reason)

"In the 21st century, white America got a wake-up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just 'disappeared' as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns."
- Jeremiah Wright
(Related: People, America, World)

"The second thing for me, probably a few clicks down, is the idea that The Sims smoothly age and have different concerns and motivations and needs at different age ranges."
- Will Wright
(Related: Age, Idea, Needs)

"Physiology is concerned with all those phenomena of life that present them selves to us in sense perception as bodily processes, and accordingly form part of that total environment which we name the external world."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Life, Perception, Environment, Name, Present, Sense, World)

"My main concern is if this composer has been made aware of the fact that I've come clean in all of my cases. I killed in pure hate, robbing along the way. So if this person hasn't, then I'd sure appreciate it if someone would inform him or her of it."
- Aileen Wuornos
(Related: Concern, Fact, Hate)

"As far as the media is concerned, I wouldn't shoot anything down."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Media)

"Judges pretty much act independently once they get on the bench so I'm not really sure why Harper's concerned that the court is currently being stacked with a lot of Liberal appointments."
- Alan Young
(Related: Act, Being, Court, Judges, Liberal, Pretty)

"Bourgeois society is not fundamentally opposed to the bourgeois women's movement, which is proven by the fact that in various states reforms of private and public laws concerning women have been initiated."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Society, Women, Fact, Laws, Public, states)

"Sacrifices are concerned with the feelings of devotion and longing."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Feelings, Devotion, Longing)

"Let us hope that for many it does mean the end of trouble so far as earning a livelihood is concerned, that it means happy and comfortable home living honestly earned. But there are other troubles ahead for her, and plenty of hard work."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Home, Work, Hope, End, Hard work, Living, Trouble)

"There was no club but the Hells Angels as far as I was concerned."
- Chuck Zito
(Related: Angels)

"Communists should be the first to be concerned about other people and country and the last to enjoy themselves."
- Zhao Ziyang
(Related: People, Country, First)

"Zhang Yimou is always going to need young, pretty girls for his films. But I don't really concern myself with what Zhang Yimou's next starlet looks like."
- Zhang Ziyi
(Related: Concern, Girls, Pretty)

"I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity."
- Emile Zola
(Related: Beauty, Life, Care, Perfection, Struggle)