Quotes and Sayings about Harm



"Words will not be able to ever express how sorry I am for this, and I have profound regret and sorrow for the multitude of mistakes and harm I have caused."
- Jack Abramoff
(Related: Harm, Mistakes, Regret, Sorrow, Will, Words)

"The government would be able to go to court with respect to newspaper articles, broadcast pieces and the like that they thought were bad or harmful or even against the government and try to block them."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Government, Thought, Court, Respect)

"It is always good men who do the most harm in the world."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Men, Harm, World)

"Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell."
- John Adams
(Related: Imagination, Charm, Eye, Wonder)

"At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other."
- Will Adams
(Related: Time, People, Being, Boats, Harm, Understanding)

"No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Harm, Man, Spirit)

"He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image of the past, but to the past itself."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Love, Harm, Past)

"In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Harm, Judgment, Right, Vote)

"Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Harm, Silence)

"When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Power, Virtue, Heaven, Influence, Modesty, Stars, Woman)

"Israeli interests are not necessarily in harmony with the American interests."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: American, Harmony)

"Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole."
- Leon Battista Alberti
(Related: Change, Harmony)

""Stay" is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Friend, Vocabulary, Word)

"You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Power, Talent, Genius, Charm, Conceit, Danger, Gifts, Goodness, Modesty, Will)

"Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Power, Talent, Genius, Charm, Conceit, Consciousness, Danger, Goodness, Modesty, Will)

"We are searching for some kind of harmony between two intangibles: a form which we have not yet designed and a context which we cannot properly describe."
- Christopher Alexander
(Related: Harmony)

"Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm. Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to, I'll develop my radio personality."
- Gracie Allen
(Related: Work, Charm, Force, Integrity, May, Personality, Today, Want)

"Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony."
- James Allen
(Related: Happiness, Harmony, Unhappiness)

"Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love."
- James Allen
(Related: Love, Expression, Harmony, Law, Spiritual)

"A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings."
- James Allen
(Related: Happiness, Health, Being, Man, Prosperity, Result)

"Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Failure, Harm, Hesitation, Indecision, Interest, Office, State, Will)

"I think we have a moral obligation to our children that can be easily summarized: number one, protect them from harm."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Children, Harm, Obligation)

"Dams have harmed our wildlife and made rivers less useful for recreation."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Recreation, Rivers, Wildlife)

"To the extent that I considered the personal burden of harming the people who had trusted me, plus the Agency, or the United States, I wasn't processing that."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: People, Burden, states, United)

"I said in court a long time ago that I didn't see that the Soviet Union was significantly helped by the information I gave them, nor that the United States was significantly harmed."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Time, Court, Information, states, United)

"Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Music, Dream, Harmony, Heaven, Perfection)

"Charm is the quality in others, that makes us more satisfied with ourselves."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Quality, Charm)

"When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Nature, Architecture, Culture)

"How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars - when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds about someone they know."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Men, War, Harmony, Stars)

"How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Love, God, First, Harmony)

"There is no dogma that the organ or harmonium can be used in church, but not the drum."
- Francis Arinze
(Related: Church)

"We like to engage in a normal publishing effort, which is to act in a responsible manner and make sure the material is not likely to harm anyone, that it is properly investigated by quality news organizations, and by lawyers and human rights groups and so on."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Quality, Act, Effort, Rights, Harm, Human rights, Lawyers, News, Publishing)

"I mean there's enormous pressures to harmonize freedom of speech legislation and transparency legislation around the world - within the E.U., between China and the United States. Which way is it going to go? It's hard to see."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Freedom, Legislation, Speech, states, United, World)

"No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Enemy, Harm)

"He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Harmony, Universe)

"Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Being, Reason, United, World, Youth)

"An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Lady, Harm, May, Suspicion, Woman)

"There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Heart, Charm, Tenderness)

"God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Work, God, Charm, Reward, Sleep, Will)

"It is wonderful to see how happy all my friends in the LA Philharmonic are in their new home."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Home, Friends)

"The life ahead can only be glorious if you learn to live in total harmony with the Lord."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Life, Harmony)

"We have an obligation to live in harmony with creation, with our capital... with God's creation. And we need to administer and work that very carefully."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Work, God, Creation, Harmony, Obligation)

"To harmonize the One with the Many, this is indeed a difficult adjustment, perhaps the most difficult of all, and so important, withal, that nations have perished from their failure to achieve it."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Failure, Nations)

"Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul."
- Johannes Sebastian Bach
(Related: Music, God, Soul, Harmony, Honor)

"I would do it today because the thing that appealed to me was not necessarily the mechanics of the robot, but it was his personality and how funny and charming he was."
- John Badham
(Related: Funny, Personality, Today)

"He who prays five times a day is in the protection of God, and he who is protected by God cannot be harmed by anyone."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: God, Day, Protection)

"There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Death, God, Harm, Patience, Profit, Sorrow, Will)

"Since the pharmaceuticals don't make any money and they control the doctors. If the doctors don't make any money then all hell breaks loose. In communities like LA and New York they are using a lot of the youth for a test sight."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Money, Control, Doctors, Hell, Sight, Youth)

"Since the beginning, Native Peoples lived a life of being in harmony with all that surrounds us."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Life, Beginning, Being, Harmony)

"The great charm and comfort of the system is, that its affects are palpable within a week of trial, which creates a natural stimulus to persevere for few weeks more, when the fact becomes established beyond question."
- William Banting
(Related: Charm, Comfort, Fact, Question)

"I did a concert... in September with the Berlin Philharmonic... They're great musicians, and there's always something to learn from them."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Musicians)

"To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: God, Being, Existence, Harmony)

"It's a very difficult thing losing a parent, but I think there's an added complication for me, because he was so well-loved and he had this very open charm that made people feel they had a personal relationship with him."
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: People, Charm, Losing, Open)

"The principle of subordination is the great bond of union and harmony through the universe."
- Catharine Beecher
(Related: Harmony, Universe)

"Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Children, Dogs, Harm)

"Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Mind, Nothing)

"The belief in charms for protecting newborn infants is very strong in Greece."
- James Theodore Bent
(Related: Belief, Greece)

"By that time I was hooked on a career in academic research instead of one in the pharmaceutical industry that I had originally considered in deciding to get a PhD."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Time, Career, Research)

"I even have a Harmony Rocket and a Stratocaster with a scalloped neck back in Florida."
- Daisy Berkowitz
(Related: Harmony)

"The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations - each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony."
- Ruth Bernhard
(Related: Nature, Clouds, Energy, Harmony, Plants)

"Competition makes things come out right. Well, what does that mean in health care? More hospitals so they compete with each other. More doctors compete with each other. More pharmaceutical companies. We set up war. Wait a minute, let's talk about the patient. The patient doesn't need a war."
- Donald Berwick
(Related: Health, War, Care, Competition, Doctors, Hospitals, Right, Talk)

"Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Harm, Will)

"Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Power, Beauty, Husband, Woman)

"Even in modern art, artists have used methods based on calculation, inasmuch as these elements, alongside those of a more personal and emotional nature, give balance and harmony to any work of art."
- Max Bill
(Related: Art, Work, Nature, Artists, Balance, Harmony)

"All I ever promised was that I was sure I could develop a new pharmacological agent which might answer a physiological question. Any utility would be implicit in that answer."
- James W. Black
(Related: Question)

"I did help to set up an undergraduate course in medicinal chemistry and made progress in modelling and analysing pharmacological activity at the tissue level, my new passion."
- James W. Black
(Related: Progress, Help, Passion)

"In teaching, I wanted to offer a general pharmacology course based on chemical principles, biochemical classification and mathematical modelling. In the event I achieved neither of my ambitions."
- James W. Black
(Related: Principles, Teaching)

"I'm doing it with a rock format and the words are about people living in harmony with Mother Earth. It's very important to me - and I feel it should be for every living human on this planet."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Mother, People, Earth, Harmony, Living, Words)

"I've been invited to do a trio with a fantastic jazz guitarist and a harmonica player."
- Karen Black
(Related: Jazz)

"If life isn't about human beings and living in harmony, then I don't know what it's about."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Life, Harmony, Living)

"Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Help)

"The Way is basically perfect. It doesn't require perfecting."
- Bodhidharma
"The mind is the root from which all things grow if you can understand the mind, everything else is included."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind)

"The mind is the Buddha, and the Buddha is the mind."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind)

"The mind is always present. You just don't see it."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind, Present)

"The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Anger, Delusion, Greed, Infinite, Mind)

"The essence of the Way is detachment."
- Bodhidharma
"Regardless of what we do, our karma has no hold on us."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Karma)

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

"People of this world are deluded. They're always longing for something - always, in a word, seeking."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: People, Longing, Word, World)

"Our nature is the mind. And the mind is our nature."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nature, Mind)

"Those who remain unmoved by the wind of joy silently follow the Path."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Joy, Wind)

"People who don't see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and fools."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nature, Time, People, Fools, Practice)

"To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn't apparent because it's shrouded by sensation and delusion."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nature, Delusion, Living, Reason)

"To find a Buddha all you have to do is see your nature."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nature)

"To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Charity, Regret)

"To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma, nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Life, Awareness, End, Karma)

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

"To see nothing is to perceive the Way, and to understand nothing is to know the Dharma, because seeing is neither seeing nor not seeing and because understanding is neither understanding nor not understanding."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nothing, Understanding)

"Whoever knows that the mind is a fiction and devoid of anything real knows that his own mind neither exists nor doesn't exist."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Fiction, Mind)

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

"Words are illusions."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Words)

"Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Humility, Self, Worship)

"You can't know your real mind as long as you deceive yourself."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind)

"Your nature is the Buddha."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nature)

"Once you see your nature, sex is basically immaterial."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nature, Sex)

"Your mind is nirvana."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind)

"As long as you look for a Buddha somewhere else, you'll never see that your own mind is the Buddha."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind)

"Not suffering another existence is reaching the Way."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Existence, Suffering)

"A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Fortune, Freedom)

"According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Blessings, Deeds, Evil, Result)

"All phenomena are empty."
- Bodhidharma
"All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Experience, Joy, Suffering)

"And the Buddha is the person who's free: free of plans, free of cares."
- Bodhidharma
"As long as you're enthralled by a lifeless form, you're not free."
- Bodhidharma
"As mortals, we're ruled by conditions, not by ourselves."
- Bodhidharma
"Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Awareness, Body, Evil, Mind)

"Buddhas don't practice nonsense."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nonsense, Practice)

"Buddhas move freely through birth and death, appearing and disappearing at will."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Death, Will)

"But deluded people don't realize that their own mind is the Buddha. They keep searching outside."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: People, Mind)

"But while success and failure depend on conditions, the mind neither waxes nor wanes."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Success, Failure, Mind)

"Freeing oneself from words is liberation."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Words)

"If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Fame, Fortune, Past, Reward)

"If you use your mind to look for a Buddha, you won't see the Buddha."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind)

"If you use your mind to study reality, you won't understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you'll understand both."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind, Reality, Study)

"If your mind is pure, all buddha-lands are pure."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind)

"Life and death are important. Don't suffer them in vain."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Death, Life)

"Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Wisdom, Ignorance)

"Many roads lead to the path, but basically there are only two: reason and practice."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Practice, Reason)

"And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Death)

"The Dharma is the truth that all natures are pure."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Truth)

"Mortals liberate Buddhas and Buddhas liberate mortals."
- Bodhidharma
"Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Men, Gods, Deed, Evil, Will)

"Not creating delusions is enlightenment."
- Bodhidharma
"Delusion means mortality. And awareness means Buddhahood."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Awareness, Delusion, Mortality)

"This kind of overall way of thinking is not only a fertile source of new theoretical ideas: it is needed for the human mind to function in a generally harmonious way, which could in turn help to make possible an orderly and stable society."
- David Bohm
(Related: Society, Help, Mind, Thinking)

"In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Charm)

"I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Love, Power, Artist)

"Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Water)

"America has survived and grown stronger through September 11th and subsequent wars with Afghanistan and Iraq and those who seek to do us harm. We have faced - and met - tremendous challenges ramping up a public health and safety system to protect Americans from future threats."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Afghanistan, America, Americans, Future, Harm, Iraq, Public, Safety)

"The death tax should be completely and permanently repealed now in order to make the Tax Code fairer and simpler and to eliminate the harmful drag this tax has on the economy."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Death, Economy, Tax, Now, Order)

"One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Nature, Thought, Country, Day, Diversity)

"Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration."
- Johannes Brahms
(Related: God, Ideas, Eye, Mind, Right)

"Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme, as their real subject. Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully."
- Johannes Brahms
(Related: Composers, Harmony, Old)

"In 1995, I founded The Molecular Sciences Institute with a gift from the Philip Morris Company where I hoped that we could create an environment where young people could pursue science in an atmosphere of harmonious purpose and high intellectual challenge."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Science, People, Purpose, Challenge, Company, Environment)

"I also became interested in chemistry and gradually accumulated enough test tubes and other glassware to do chemical experiments, using small quantities of chemicals purchased from a pharmacy supply house."
- Sydney Brenner
"The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Dreams, Heart, Thoughts, Silence)

"A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Charm, Man, Obvious)

"The punishment should fit the crime and if a doctor or drug company does harm knowingly or negligently to a patient they should be compensated to make them whole."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Company, Crime, Harm, Punishment)

"Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others."
- John Mason Brown
(Related: Charm, Light, Woman)

"My harmony is passable but is usually made more eloquent at the hands of Steve Hamilton."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Harmony)

"I have seen this happen in recent years with regard to pharmaceuticals and vaccines, where, working together, we are improving access to medicines and vaccines for infectious diseases in the poorest countries."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Countries, Years)

"Color harmony was thrown out years ago, as restrictive chains were broken forming my free style."
- Frank Bruno
(Related: Harmony, Style, Years)

"The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope."
- John Buchan
(Related: Hope, Charm, Fishing, Pursuit)

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

"Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: People, Harm, Madness, Prohibition, Value)

"Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Education, Work, Knowledge, Hope, Charm, Mythology, Relaxation, Study)

"Location work has its charms, and can seem glamorous on the outside, but I think living at home and having the stability of a home life once you've finished work is very underrated!"
- Saffron Burrows
(Related: Home, Life, Work, Living, Stability)

"Well, we've faced very difficult decisions and challenges in our country, every one of us have, as we - since September 11th, as we fought the war on terror, all of those decisions that the President had to make to put young men and women in harm's way."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Men, War, Women, Country, Decisions, Harm, President, Terror)

"It is my sincere hope that hospitals across Indiana, and America, continue to strive for excellence when it comes to providing medical care. This proposed rule will be harmful to communities who wish to upgrade their medical facilities."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Medical, Hope, America, Care, Excellence, Hospitals, Will)

"It's a very charming movie about the mob - a real stretch for me."
- James Caan
(Related: Mob)

"As a teenager I was more of an anarchist, but now I want people to thrive and be harmonious."
- Nicolas Cage
(Related: People, Now, Want)

"The measure would set criminal penalties, the same as those that would apply if harm or death happened to the pregnant woman, for those who harm a fetus."
- Ken Calvert
(Related: Death, Harm, Measure, Woman)

"The third group is focused on counterintelligence and security. I think the reason for that is fairly evident, in terms of vulnerabilities of the department and the harm that can come to it by failing to detect when we have, in fact, been harmed."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Fact, Harm, Reason, Security)

"I blame it on Walt Disney, where animals are given human qualities. People don't understand that a wild animal is not something that is nice to pat. It can seriously harm you."
- James Cameron
(Related: People, Animals, Blame, Disney, Harm)

"You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear question."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Charm, Question)

"Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Charm, Question)

"But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?"
- Albert Camus
(Related: Happiness, Life, Harmony, Man)

"The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Evil, Harm, Ignorance, Intentions, May, Understanding, World)

"Now is not the time to give greater protections to pharmaceutical companies that put unsafe drugs like Vioxx on the market. Such protections have nothing to do with the liability insurance crisis facing doctors and should be stripped from this bill."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Time, Crisis, Doctors, Drugs, Nothing, Now)

"In modern pharmacology it's so clear that even if you have a fixed dose of a drug, the individuals respond very differently to one and the same dose."
- Arvid Carlsson
"Well, in pharmacology, if the effect is local, it's of course absolutely awkward to use it in any other way than as a local treatment."
- Arvid Carlsson
(Related: Effect, Treatment)

"I studied harmony and composition in a very spontaneous manner."
- Alejo Carpentier
(Related: Harmony)

"While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit."
- Lewis Carroll
(Related: Life, Amusement, Danger, Harmony, Joy, Laughter, Learning, Spirit, Wit)

"I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Truth, Lying)

"Art is a harmony parallel with nature."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Art, Nature, Harmony)

"My father wanted me to be a pharmacist like himself. He had been a doctor, but he no longer believed in medicine; so he became a pharmacist, but he believed in that hardly more."
- Claude Chabrol
(Related: Father, Medicine)

"Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Technology, Cinema, Culture, Harm, Losing, Originality)

"This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: Business, Change, Health, Actions, Community, Now)

"I have learned to love that which is meant to harm me, so that I can stand in the way of those who are less strong. I can take the bullets for those who aren't able to."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Love, Harm)

"No one can harm the man who does himself no wrong."
- John Chrysostom
(Related: Harm, Man, Wrong)

"I enjoy doing press for something that I like, and I think the movie is very fun and charming and clever."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Fun, Press)

"The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Peace, War, May)

"Brevity is a great charm of eloquence."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Brevity, Charm, Eloquence)

"I've got the god given talent or the god given opportunity better put, to let that out in a harmless way you know, and I don't know what it does to you, I don't really know."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: God, Talent, Opportunity)

"And all the charms of face or voice Which I in others see, Are but the recollected choice Of what I feel for thee."
- John Clare
(Related: Choice, Voice)

"The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing, civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary, ignorant people."
- Kenneth Clark
(Related: People, Achievement, Church, Impulses)

"There's a lot of different things that we do during life that could personally harm us and I choose not to stop doing those things."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Life, Harm)

"After all my years of doing instrumental music I still like just a simple instrumental song with a nice catchy melody and an opportunity to play a solo over a harmonic structure."
- Stanley Clarke
(Related: Music, Opportunity, Play, Song, Years)

"I don't want to say anything because I know I am unable to protect you from the harm that I see."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Harm, Want)

"The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Character, Beliefs, Credulity, Harm, Man, Support)

"If I steal money from any person, there may be no harm done from the mere transfer of possession; he may not feel the loss, or it may prevent him from using the money badly. But I cannot help doing this great wrong towards Man, that I make myself dishonest."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Money, Harm, Help, Loss, Man, May, Possession, Wrong)

"In like manner, if I let myself believe anything on insufficient evidence, there may be no great harm done by the mere belief; it may be true after all, or I may never have occasion to exhibit it in outward acts."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Belief, Harm, May)

"But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Health, Benefits, Dependence, Energy, Nation, National security, Oil)

"Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration. Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure, and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Health, Failure, Americans, Republicans)

"What you believe about God has the greatest potential for good or harm in your life."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Life, God, Harm, Potential)

"I may be helping to bring harmony between people through my music."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Music, People, Harmony, May)

"I work with Sally and I can see Sally doing that. She is very aggressive. Very fun loving and charming... and pushy in a very competitive way and a very healthy way and a very good actress."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Work, Fun)

"Beloved, till life can charm no more; And mourned, till Pity's self be dead."
- William Collins
(Related: Life, Charm, Pity, Self)

"When millions applaud you seriously ask yourself what harm you have done; and when they disapprove you, what good."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Harm)

"Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak."
- William Congreve
(Related: Music, Oak)

"When you hear someone from the very north of Scotland speaking, I think its nice, very musical and harmonious."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Scotland)

"The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Life, Success, Existence, Harmony)

"All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: People, Appreciation, Dependence)

"Bjorn was a different breed, I threw my best material at him, but he would never smile, but that added to the charm when he played me and Mac. We were going nuts and losing our mind and he was sitting back like he was on a Sunday stroll."
- Jimmy Connors
(Related: Charm, Losing, Mind, Smile)

"Innocence is thought charming because it offers delightful possibilities for exploitation."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Thought, Exploitation, Innocence, Possibilities)

"City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Life, People, Country)

"I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Harm, Nothing)

"As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Power, Bigotry, Country, Followers, Harm, Old, Party, Religious, Shadow, Will)

"Maybe I just never learned my harmony part, because what everybody says sounds odd to them sounds perfectly natural to me."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Harmony)

"The charms of women were never more powerful never inspired such achievements, as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write."
- Hannah Cowley
(Related: Women)

"O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?"
- William Cowper
(Related: Heart, Man, Popular, Proof)

"O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place."
- William Cowper
(Related: Solitude)

"We want a vernacular in art. No mere verbal or formal agreement, or dead level of uniformity but that comprehensive and harmonizing unity with individual variety which can be developed among people politically and socially free."
- Walter Crane
(Related: Art, People, Agreement, Unity, Variety, Want)

"No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good."
- Mandell Creighton
(Related: People, Harm)

"The concept that you cannot own the airwaves has caused far more harm than good."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: Harm)

"Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature's secrets? The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind, or whether the knowledge will be harmful."
- Pierre Curie
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Mankind, Question, Right, Secrets, Will)

"I'm always glad to be offered roles, but wouldn't take any role as this could do you more harm than good, but I've been at what they call 'on the top' as far as being known for twenty years."
- Peter Cushing
(Related: Being, Harm, Years)

"Specifically, we talked about making the character of the prince not so charming, at least in the beginning, and I'm playing around with the preconceptions attached to a character. That's really what intrigued me as well because I thought it would be fun to do it."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: Thought, Character, Beginning, Fun)

"False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Science, Progress, Facts, Harm, Pleasure)

"Let there be no doubt: the state of our union is strong - stronger than the terrorists who seek to harm us and stronger than the challenges that confront us. At the same time, we know that our union can be stronger still."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Time, Harm, State)

"Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Religion, Thought, People, Beliefs, Harm, Nonsense)

"Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Health, Politics, Women, Children, Environment, Harm, Mercury, Public, Will)

"What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming."
- Edgar Degas
(Related: Conversation, Nothing)

"Simultaneity in light is harmony, the rhythm of colors which creates the Vision of Man."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Vision, Colors, Harmony, Light, Man)

"This synchronous action then will be the Subject, which is the representative harmony."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Action, Harmony, Will)

"After the revolution, it might very well remain necessary to place people where they could not do harm to others. But the one under restraint should be cut off from the rest of society as little as possible."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Society, People, Revolution, Harm, Rest, Restraint)

"A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Humor, Charm, Man, Sense, Woman)

"While many hackers have the knowledge, skills, and tools to attack computer systems, they generally lack the motivation to cause violence or severe economic or social harm."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Motivation, Knowledge, Cause, Computer, Harm, Tools, Violence)

"I'd kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Love, Kiss, Frogs, Promise)

"I think Ginsberg has done more harm to the craft that I honor and live by than anybody else by reducing it to a kind of mean that enables the most dubious practitioners to claim they are poets because they think, If the kind of thing Ginsberg does is poetry, I can do that."
- James Dickey
(Related: Poetry, Harm, Honor, Poets)

"The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Environmental, Act, Harm)

"I have been using delay and reverberation since the middle 1960s. I use them to make what is almost inaudible to the ear, audible. I do not use them to play loudly but to make the higher harmonics heard."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Delay, Play)

"I feel for Veronica Mars so much when I'm watching at home. It is a wonderful story. The writing is consistently funny, biting, charming, heart-wrenching, etc. I also like the look of it. The cinematography - different from any other show."
- Jason Dohring
(Related: Funny, Home, Heart, Writing)

"I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Charm, Colors, Singing, Voice)

"Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing."
- John Donne
(Related: Nature)

"Developments in medical technology have long been confined to procedural or pharmaceutical advances, while neglecting a most basic and essential component of medicine: patient information management."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Medical, Technology, Management, Information)

"They are unique in the simplicity, the diversity, the related harmony of the forms of life that they enclose."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Life, Diversity, Harmony, Simplicity)

"I have increasingly, over the years, felt that religion today does our civilization more harm than good."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Religion, Civilization, Harm, Today, Years)

"It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Religion, Harm, Worry)

"It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society. The community makes God into the image it wants, vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just, and so on."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Religion, Society, God, Community, Harm)

"The association promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association for as noble a purpose as any involved in any prior decisions."
- William O. Douglas
(Related: Life, Purpose, Causes, Decisions, Harmony, Living, Loyalty, Projects)

"I'm not the type to cut back on hot showers, but there's no harm in hot water when it's warmed by the sun."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Harm, Sun, Water)

"After I convinced them that I was a harmless novelist, I actually got them to give me a tour of the harem - which is usually off limits for tourists."
- Dorothy Dunnett
(Related: Limits, Tourists)

"My father knew the charming side of my mother, and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect, which was a respectable profession, but I don't think that they actually got to know one another deeply."
- Christopher Durang
(Related: Mother, Father, Thought, Profession)

"A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Peace, Force, Mind, Universe)

"There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Charm, Temperament)

"The writers are writing human beings, and they're writing about the human condition and how difficult it is to function in that condition. I think it's one of the charms of the show, the idea of redemption and working towards becoming better people, for everybody involved."
- George Dzundza
(Related: People, Idea, Writers, Writing)

"Now, for pure bloggers, for individual people who are just posting their own thoughts, they would still run the same risk of saying something wrong or embarrassing, but they wouldn't harm their institutions by doing so."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: People, Thoughts, Harm, Now, Risk, Saying, Wrong)

"But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Truth, Now, World)

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Truth, World)

"The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves."
- Maria Edgeworth
(Related: Class, Hurt)

"Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Goal, Ethics, Evolution, Living)

"I see harm reduction as a way of engaging people as part of that path to recovery."
- Paul R. Ehrlich
(Related: People, Harm)

"This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Control, Battle, Emotion, Laws, Legislation, Logic, News, Passion, Reason)

"An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit."
- Pliny the Elder
(Related: Charm, Possession, Pursuit)

"And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Women, Time, Thought, Character, Inspiring, Television)

"And I'm so excited to remind people and even gain new fans who find out about Dharma - a new generation who could find out about Dharma and enjoy her and all the characters on the show."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: People, Fans, Gain)

"I just kind of understood it, and I threw my love for others and love for life into the character, and was having a blast. I loved playing Dharma. I loved it!"
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Life, Love, Character)

"Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: People, Harm, Interest, Want, World)

"A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Strength, Harm)

"My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate; neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Death, England, Harm, Hate)

"If one takes all the styles in jazz harmonically from the earliest beginnings to the latest experiments, he still has a rather limited scope when compared to the rest of music in the world."
- Don Ellis
(Related: Music, Beginnings, Jazz, Rest, World)

"'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Power, Work, Women, Strength, Charm, Effect, Force, Man, Woman)

"President Johnson put destroyers in harm's way in the Tonkin Gulf not only once, but several times, with the, with a lot of his people hoping that it would lead to a confrontation and claiming that it had. And could have resulted in the lost of many lives in the course of it."
- Daniel Ellsberg
(Related: People, Harm, President)

"The only plan the Administration seems to have for winning the war is that there is no plan and no schedule for our troops to come home and get out of harm's way."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Home, War, Winning, Harm, Troops)

"Justice... is a kind of compact not to harm or be harmed."
- Epicurus
(Related: Harm, Justice)

"There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me."
- John Erskine
(Related: Beauty, Charm, Difference, Woman)

"There are opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, the insurance industry, so yes back home we are talking about investment opportunities in Morocco for various sectors of our economy and we will continue to do that."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Home, Economy, Investment, Talking, Will)

"I always looked for a man to rescue me and bring me happiness. I bought into that myth, of course, and looked for my own Prince Charming."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Happiness, Man, Myth)

"It is clear that the pharmaceutical industry is not, by any stretch of the imagination, doing enough to ensure that the poor have access to adequate medical care."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Medical, Imagination, Care, Poor)

"Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher's sake."
- George Farquhar
(Related: Love, Women)

"What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is the harm of doing our job as legislators and making sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community with these provisions that do not make any sense?"
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Community, Harm, Job, Legislators, Right, Sense)

"Rogue internet pharmacies continue to pose a serious threat to the health and safety of Americans. Simply put, a few unethical physicians and pharmacists have become drug suppliers to a nation."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: Health, Americans, Internet, Nation, Physicians, Safety)

"Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate."
- Raymond E. Feist
(Related: Success, Charm, Choice)

"A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm."
- James Thomas Fields
(Related: Life, Wife, Harm, Luck, Road)

"That's what Major League Baseball's steroid scandal was all about, the hidden harm in competitive sports that sends the wrong message to the young."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Sports, Baseball, Harm, Scandal, Wrong)

"The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Music, Power, Harmony, Sound, State)

"Comparison is a death knell to sibling harmony."
- Elizabeth Fishel
(Related: Death, Harmony)

"We now witness the constructive work on a foundation that will endure through the ages. That foundation is the god of science - revealed to us in terms that will harmonize with our intelligence."
- John Fiske
(Related: Intelligence, Science, Work, God, Now, Will)

"When people are taken out of their depths they lose their heads, no matter how charming a bluff they may put up."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: People, May)

"Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Charm)

"It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Memory, Past, Present)

"Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Men, Women)

"One mustn't look at the abyss, because there is at the bottom an inexpressible charm which attracts us."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Charm)

"You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Art, Work, Enemies, Harm, Importance, Man, Worth)

"The Bible has done more harm than any other book in the world."
- William Floyd
(Related: Bible, Harm, World)

"Religion has caused more harm than any other idea since the beginning of time. There's nothing good I can say about it. People use it as a crutch."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Religion, Time, People, Idea, Beginning, Harm, Nothing)

"But I think beautiful is simple and elegant, like a ballad with simple harmony."
- John Fogerty
(Related: Harmony)

"So I played the acoustic guitar and harmonica and stomped my foot and I think I was right in assuming that Greenwich Village would be the best place to perform my own material and possibly get some attention, move on to making records and all."
- Steve Forbert
(Related: Attention, Guitar, Right)

"Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Men, Women, Charm)

"The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything."
- Anatole France
(Related: Life, Truth)

"Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe."
- Anatole France
(Related: Harmony, Man, Universe)

"One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind that is not uneasy irritates and bores me."
- Anatole France
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Charm, Mind)

"My aim was to safeguard justice, without doing harm to our war effort."
- Hans Frank
(Related: War, Effort, Harm, Justice)

"I, for one, begin with intent. There is no question that, Saddam Hussein had intent to do harm to the Western alliance and to the United States of America."
- Tommy Franks
(Related: Alliance, America, Harm, Question, states, United)

"Peace, unity and harmony!"
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Peace, Unity)

"The power to do good is also the power to do harm."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Power, Harm)

"The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm, capitalism is that kind of a system."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Capitalism, Greed, Harm, Will)

"I'm in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: People, Values, Drugs, Harm, Right, Want)

"Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Power, Intentions)

"This morning's scene is good and fine, Long rain has not harmed the land."
- Du Fu
(Related: Land, Rain)

"It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved."
- Galileo Galilei
(Related: Heresy)

"Congress has greatly tightened the loopholes terrorists can use to harm Americans. We need to do more. We need controls immediately on what forms of ID are adequate to board planes and enter secure sites."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Americans, Congress, Harm)

"Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Thought, Thoughts, Deed, Harmony, Will, Word)

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Happiness, Harmony)

"I'm the kind of person who can hear that stuff. If you sing along to the radio and you're not going to sing unison with the melody, but find the harmony, I find that pretty easy to do."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Harmony, Pretty)

"People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues."
- Elizabeth Gaskell
(Related: People, Faults, May, Present, Thinking, World)

"I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken unanimously."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Decision)

"The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it."
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Related: Science, Courage)

"To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Elegance, Harmony, Taste)

"That which is unjust can really profit no one; that which is just can really harm no one."
- Henry George
(Related: Harm, Profit)

"My first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Men, Buddhist, First)

"Since the events of September 11, we've rightfully changed our military strategy so we're now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Strategy, Events, Fight, Harm, Military, Now, Waiting)

"Harmonies are nice."
- Maurice Gibb
"Men must stop being jealous of their power and generously allow freedom and responsibility to others. The reward is harmonious families and society."
- Delphine de Girardin
(Related: Men, Power, Society, Being, Freedom, Responsibility, Reward)

"I think it is totally wrong and terribly harmful if education is defined as acquiring knowledge."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Wrong)

"When the student has her voice under complete control, it is safe to take up the lyric repertoire of Mendelssohn, Old English Songs, etc. How simple and charming they are!"
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Control, English, Old, Songs, Voice)

"It's not charming to go on a show and say, I dunno. It doesn't fool anybody. There's nothing glamorous about it at all."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Fool, Nothing)

"Anarchism is the great liberator of man from the phantoms that have held him captive; it is the arbiter and pacifier of the two forces for individual and social harmony."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Harmony, Man)

"Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Art, Harm)

"Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!"
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Beauty, Happiness, Nature, Romance, Colors, Taste)

"When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?"
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Art, Men, Charm, Folly, Guilt, Melancholy, Woman)

"In jazz, there is a lot of European influence harmonically."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Influence, Jazz)

"Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: War, Humanity, Invention, Labor)

"In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Faith, Society, Feelings, Hope, Beliefs, Harmony, Religious, Writer)

"I play, like, 12 instruments. Guitar, piano, harmonica, African drums... I'm working on mastering the accordion."
- Lucas Grabeel
(Related: African, Guitar, Play)

"For years, Jazz At The Philharmonic albums were the only ones of their kind."
- Norman Granz
(Related: Jazz, Years)

"Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers. In the United States, we import everything consumers want. So why not pharmaceuticals?"
- Chuck Grassley
(Related: Competition, states, United, Want)

"Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms."
- Thomas Gray
(Related: Reason, Smiles, Youth)

"We have different personalities, but in a harmonious way, I'd say. Anyway, we were booked to play at the festival as a duo; and we decided we wouldn't have any rehearsal."
- Benny Green
(Related: Play)

"A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges."
- Benny Green
(Related: Jazz)

"Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Dumb, Harm, Innocence, Meaning, World)

"Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Dumb, Harm, Innocence, Meaning, Protection, World)

"The rest of the band were basically friends, So it was me following them around and begging them to let me be in their band for two or three years. And they finally let me in on the harmonica, actually, and then the keyboards, and finally the guitar."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Friends, Guitar, Rest, Years)

"Evolution is what it is. The upper classes have always died out; it's one of the most charming things about them."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Evolution)

"There are people who wish to do us harm in the most heinous way. They want to kill Americans simply because they are Americans. They wish to destroy our culture and Nation because they don't like our freedoms, they don't like the fact that we are prosperous."
- Judd Gregg
(Related: People, Americans, Culture, Fact, Harm, Nation, Want)

"In fact, the individual outlook becomes less and less valuable and more and more harmful unless it is transmitted into the corporate outlook."
- John Grierson
(Related: Corporate, Fact)

"An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't."
- Sacha Guitry
(Related: Wife)

"Remote villages and communities have lost their identity, and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations, the automobile."
- James Norman Hall
(Related: Peace, Charm, Identity)

"Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters."
- Margaret Halsey
(Related: Time, People)

"Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters."
- Margaret Halsey
(Related: Time, People, Humility)

"I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was growing up in Chicago in the 1920s."
- Lionel Hampton
(Related: Chicago, Growing up, Harmony, Learning, Theory)

"To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Peace, People, Harmony, Nation, United)

"Using the commons as a cesspool does not harm the general public under frontier conditions, because there is no public, the same behavior in a metropolis is unbearable."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Behavior, Harm, Public)

"Maybe it's my 15 minutes of fame, maybe it's longer."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Fame)

"We need spies that look like their targets, CIA officers who speak the dialects terrorists use, and FBI agents who can speak to Muslim women who might be intimidated by men."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Men, Women, Muslim)

"We can no longer expect an Intelligence Community that is mostly male and mostly white to be able to monitor and infiltrate suspicious organizations or terrorist groups."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Intelligence, Community)

"There's no deep bench there, Mahmoud Abbas is, I think, the best leader of the Palestinians we could field."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Leader, Deep)

"The point is to solve problems, not point fingers."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Problems)

"So, you know, I think that Democrats are being more successful in Congress and I'm really going to be proud of the role I will play tomorrow as ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee when this bill passes."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Intelligence, Successful, Being, Committee, Congress, Democrats, Play, Tomorrow, Will)

"In 1969, when I graduated from Harvard Law School, women and minorities made up a tiny fraction of the first year associates accepted by top law firms."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Women, First, Law, School)

"If the withdrawal from Gaza goes badly, obviously, that will set us back."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Will)

"I think I am aggressive, I think I am critical when it's necessary."
- Jane Harman
"But as I often say, terrorists won't check our party registration before they blow us up."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Party)

"At the same time as we clearly condemn actions of violence by groups in Palestinian against Israel."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Time, Actions, Israel, Violence)

"A lot of the things that we've been able to do in the last several years were Democratic ideas, including the structure for this new director of national intelligence."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Intelligence, Ideas, Years)

"In a post-9/11 world, diversity has become even more important."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Diversity, Post, World)

"The Committee's review of a series of intelligence shortcomings, to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq, clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce is to our national security."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Intelligence, Committee, Iraq, National security)

"Here's kind of my motto - if you're not happy at home, you're not happy anywhere else."
- Angie Harmon
(Related: Home)

"If I have anything to say against Obama it's not because I'm a racist, it's because I don't like what he's doing as President and anybody should be able to feel that way, but what I find now is that if you say anything against him you're called a racist."
- Angie Harmon
(Related: Now, President)

"I left 'Law and Order' because I really honestly did want to do movies and did want to be a movie star since I was a little girl."
- Angie Harmon
(Related: Movies, Order, Want)

"People think what you are doing is real, on a TV show."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: People)

"Some people say it's scarier to direct the people you work with; not me, I'm a team guy."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Work, People)

"When I got divorced and moved into an apartment, I started keeping the TV on, just for company."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Company)

"It's a lot easier to do good work when you have good words to say and work with good people."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Work, People, Words)

"I'm thankful to get the opportunity to direct. I hope I don't mess it up."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Opportunity, Hope)

"I'm in the business to push it. I'm not likely to be attracted to characters I've already done."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Business)

"I think if you get asked to do this, then that's called doing your homework, and I try and do it."
- Mark Harmon
"I like this job - most days I have a chance to make breakfast and take the kids to school or to read 'em a bedtime story. It's almost like a normal life."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Life, Chance, Job, Kids, School)

"How many times have you been on the freeway and had someone fly by you at 100 mph then end up two cars ahead of you at the off ramp? What's the point?"
- Mark Harmon
(Related: End)

"At Chicago Hope they have a technical staff that works real hard to make that O.R. as realistic as possible."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Hope, Chicago)

"I'm just beginning to direct. For all intents and purposes, this is the first time for me."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Time, Beginning, First)

"St. Elsewhere was certainly a great show."
- Mark Harmon
"I'm not a happy-ending person. I want to know what happens once Cinderella rides off with Prince Charming."
- Melissa Joan Hart
(Related: Want)

"There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die."
- William Harvey
(Related: Actions, Charm, Eagles, Lust, Man, Publishing)

"Today, nearly 40 percent of a senior's healthcare spending is on pharmaceutical medications."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Healthcare, Today)

"To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Power, Society, Knowledge, Belief, Act, Fact, Harm)

"Of all the Beauties, it is that which attracts the most lasting Admiration, gives the greatest Charm to every thing we say or do, and renders us amiable in every Station, and thro' every Stage of Life."
- Eliza Haywood
(Related: Life, Admiration, Charm)

"Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Soul, Expression, Grace, Harmony)

"Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Soul, Expression, Harmony)

"Even though money seems such an objective topic, it can also be the most intimate, and possibly harmful, part of a relationship."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Money)

"Charm them with your presence as soon as they look at you."
- Anna Held
(Related: Charm)

"I entered the work force cleaning breast pumps at a pharmacy! It was a part-time gig while I was at school... no interview required."
- Chris Hemsworth
(Related: Work, Force, School)

"We've achieved this feeling, for instance, with the colors. The colors in the park are harmonious with each other, not like in big cities where they don't."
- John Hench
(Related: Cities, Colors, Feeling)

"All the aftermath that so frequently follows in the wake of war still confront the nation, and we now, as ever before, must hold fast to the ancient landmarks and see to it that all of these plagues that threaten so mightily shall be rendered harmless."
- Alexander Henry
(Related: War, Nation, Now)

"Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Harmony, Opposition)

"Well, as I understand it, the main supporters are beer companies and the pharmaceutical companies. I'd like them to show me the dead bodies from marijuana. But they can't because there aren't any."
- Jack Herer
(Related: Beer)

"But you can count the dead bodies from alcohol, tobacco, and legal pharmaceuticals by the millions."
- Jack Herer
(Related: Legal, Alcohol)

"Age, like distance lends a double charm."
- Oliver Herford
(Related: Age, Charm)

"Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it."
- Oliver Herford
(Related: Art, Charm)

"A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: Love, Time, God, Thought, Strength, Compassion, Defiance, Despair, Harm, Man, Religious)

"False shame accompanies a man that is poor, shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him; shame is with poverty, but confidence with wealth."
- Hesiod
(Related: Wealth, Confidence, Man, Poor, Poverty, Shame)

"This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Happiness, Contentment, Existence, Feeling, Harmony, Nothing)

"You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: People, Harmony)

"I'm a hopeless romantic. It's disgusting. It really is. I've seen 'While You Were Sleeping', like, twenty times, and I still believe in the whole Prince Charming thing."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Romantic)

"We are, by many measures, one of the more diverse cities in the country, growing more diverse all the time, and one of the more harmonious in terms of how we live together."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Time, Cities, Country)

"I don't dictate the solos and I don't dictate the vocal harmonies."
- Dan Hicks
"The further a mathematical theory is developed, the more harmoniously and uniformly does its construction proceed, and unsuspected relations are disclosed between hitherto separated branches of the science."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Science, Theory)

"One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Life, Feelings, Ideas, Beliefs, Harmony, Measure)

"Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Harm)

"Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Habit, Harm, Help)

"From the Taoist point of view, the natural result of this harmonious way of living is happiness."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Happiness, Living, Result)

"Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Compassion, Impulses)

"Color is a plastic means of creating intervals... color harmonics produced by special relationships, or tensions. We differentiate now between formal tensions and color tensions, just as we differentiate in music between counterpoint and harmony."
- Hans Hofmann
(Related: Music, Harmony, Now, Relationships)

"To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Cause, Fire, Harm, Quick, Results)

"It is the sincerest thing I have written, caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary toils of love and religion - death brought them into harmony."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Death, Love, Religion, Soul, Drama, Harmony)

"Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Poetry, Charm, Queen)

"Fashions have done more harm than revolutions."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Harm)

"I agree that Ruskin has done much harm to counter balance much good in giving people the trick of talking about Art instead of really doing a little of it to enable them to understand."
- William H. Hunt
(Related: Art, People, Balance, Giving, Harm, Talking)

"In our own state, we came up with, I think, what was a very novel approach to closing the gap on the uninsured. To harmonize medical records - which was a major step in getting costs out of the system."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Medical, State)

"I had hoped that he has mouth smell or something other repelling, but nothing! It was even charming."
- Michelle Hunziker
"Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Fathers, Sons)

"The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Age, History, Charm, Fact, Nothing)

"The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Errors, May, Spirit, Value)

"Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Errors, May)

"My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Business, Aspirations, Fact, Facts)

"The result of this union would be, not the fortuitous result of a series of approximations and concessions, but the harmonious synthesis of two aspects of a single thought."
- Jacques Ibert
(Related: Thought, Result)

"I succeeded on sort of chutzpah and charm. No technique at all, didn't know what I was doing, but it worked and the character suited me."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Character, Charm)

"After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without; and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Beauty, Intelligence, Talent, Divinity, Woman)

"The natural principle of war is to do the most harm to our enemy with the least harm to ourselves; and this of course is to be effected by stratagem."
- Washington Irving
(Related: War, Enemy, Harm)

"The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Charm, Land, Literature)

"I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults."
- Molly Ivins
(Related: Love, State)

"Because I think every child star suffers through this period because you're not the cute and charming child that you were. You start to grow, and they want to keep you little forever."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Cute, Want)

"Everyone who knows me will know the truth, which is that my children come first in my life and that I would never harm any child."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Life, Truth, Children, First, Harm, Will)

"I will say again that I have never, and would never, harm a child. It sickens me that people have written untrue things about me."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: People, Harm, Will)

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

"Knowing that we were doing good work and the stories were good. They were original and charming. They weren't particularly violent or sexy or any of that. They were just unique and that had a good feel to it."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Work)

"Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet."
- Henry James
(Related: Money)

"Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs."
- King James I
(Related: Smoking)

"He was incredibly good as Dr Who. He brought all his eccentricities to the role and was so charismatic and charming. He must be the fans firm favourite."
- Louise Jameson
(Related: Fans)

"I like to be surrounded by harmonies and fullness and richness and vitality."
- Al Jardine
(Related: Richness, Vitality)

"So all of the music had reference, or is inspired by something of the dharma that I've come in contact with."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Music)

"Unfortunately, the current format for this lottery program are subject to fraud and abuse and leave our nation exposed to those who may seek to do harm on American soil."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: Abuse, American, Fraud, Harm, May, Nation)

"Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana's shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana's economy in total."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Time, Economy, Fishermen, Harm, Living, Oysters)

"Historically, the notes of scale systems anywhere have been based on these pure harmonics."
- Lara St. John
"You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Benefits, Cause, Legislation, Light, Will, Wrongs)

"There are charms made only for distant admiration."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Admiration)

"We've recorded over our voices once and double the harmonies, make them thick. The Four Freshmen do that."
- Bruce Johnston
"And my father was a comic. He could play any musical instrument. He loved to perform. He was a wonderfully comedic character. He had the ability to dance and sing and charm and analyze poetry."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Poetry, Father, Dance, Character, Ability, Charm, Play)

"This is ridiculous, I mean, wholly ridiculous. It never did any child any harm to have something that was a tiny bit above them anyway, and I claim that anyone who can follow Doctor Who can follow absolutely anything."
- Diana Wynne Jones
(Related: Harm)

"I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm's way."
- John Paul Jones
(Related: Connection, Harm)

"Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person, both young and old shared a little of what he is good at doing."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Old, World)

"Let there be no illusions about the difficulty of forming this kind of a national community. It's tough, difficult, not easy. But a spirit of harmony will survive in America only if each of us remembers that we share a common destiny."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: America, Community, Destiny, Difficulty, Harmony, Spirit, Will)

"Any confrontation, such as a verbal one with the United States, would be harmful for everybody."
- Alain Juppe
(Related: states, United)

"There is no way to ease the burden. The voyage leads on from harm to harm, A land of others and of silence."
- Donald Justice
(Related: Burden, Harm, Land, Silence)

"We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again."
- Paul Kagame
(Related: Power, Future, Harm)

"In other words, DC was never harmed by the paper shortages."
- Gil Kane
(Related: Words)

"An enormous amount of direct advertising from pharmaceutical companies are offering a kind of instantaneous solution to problems."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Advertising, Problems, Solution)

"What's really interesting about that is that a lot of these words that were incendiary in their time now seem almost harmless and laughable, because they have this archaic quality."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Time, Quality, Now, Words)

"Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Care, Children, Harm, Wage)

"Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Charm, Efficiency, Washington)

"A painting is a symbol for the universe. Inside it, each piece relates to the other. Each piece is only answerable to the rest of that little world. So, probably in the total universe, there is that kind of total harmony, but we get only little tastes of it."
- Corita Kent
(Related: Harmony, Painting, Rest, Symbol, Universe, World)

"There is no harm in being sometimes wrong - especially if one is promptly found out."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Being, Harm, Wrong)

"I would rather my soul broil in hell than I do you any harm."
- William Kidd
(Related: Soul, Harm, Hell)

"Anything that harms the integrity of the game is terrible. We always thought we were immune to drugs in baseball, but we know that's not true anymore."
- Harmon Killebrew
(Related: Thought, Baseball, Drugs, Integrity)

"I didn't have evil intentions, but I guess I did have power."
- Harmon Killebrew
(Related: Power, Evil, Intentions)

"It's very disappointing... Anything that harms the integrity of the game is terrible. We always thought we were immune to drugs in baseball, but we know that's not true anymore."
- Harmon Killebrew
(Related: Thought, Baseball, Drugs, Integrity)

"My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys"."
- Harmon Killebrew
(Related: Dad, Mother, Father, Brother, Play)

"Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature; whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Marriage, Nature, People, Harmony, Laws, Slavery)

"It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little; a great deal may rouse you to remove what a little will only accustom you to endure."
- Grenville Kleiser
(Related: Harm, May, Will)

"You know what, I'm very attracted to someone who makes me laugh and is that charming. Really, I could be charmed by anyone. I'm just a sucker for somebody that is charming."
- Beyonce Knowles
"Now, what tends to happen is that the stories get hyped. And the medicines are not quite as revolutionary and as dramatic as they seem to be. But, certainly, various phases of this problem are being attacked by the pharmaceutical companies."
- Mort Kondracke
(Related: Being, Now)

"What I remember myself from films, and what I love about films, is specific scenes and characters."
- Harmony Korine
(Related: Love)

"The unspoken word never does harm."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Harm, Word)

"When you meet me, I can be charming and intelligent and reasonable."
- Ted Kotcheff
"The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror."
- Peter Kropotkin
(Related: Men, Society, Law, Minority, Terror)

"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Cats, Harm, Want)

"Here's to five miserable months on the wagon and the irreparable harm that it's caused me."
- Stanley Kubrick
(Related: Harm, Months)

"It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: People, Country, Harm, Politicians)

"The prophets, who were very many, proclaim and declare the one God; for, being filled with the inspiration of the one God, they predicted things to come, with agreeing and harmonious voice."
- Lactantius
(Related: God, Inspiration, Being, Voice)

"If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Harm, Help)

"It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Help)

"Sympathy is charming, but it does not make up for pain."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: Sympathy, Pain)

"Where is the harm in the wireless industry?"
- Steve Largent
(Related: Harm)

"I've always thought Prince Charming in 'Cinderella' was the most boring role; I'd rather be the Wicked Witch."
- Jude Law
(Related: Thought)

"If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm, imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon. I think the whole base of civil society is at risk."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Society, Harm, Risk)

"I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music, and at the most advanced level. I had never studied such things as harmony."
- Gyorgy Legeti
(Related: Music, Harmony, Old, Play, Years)

"I would listen to something on the radio and try to tap out the melody, then the harmonies."
- Michel Legrand
"There is no medical proof that television causes brain damage - at least from over five feet away. In fact, TV is probably the least physically harmful of all the narcotics known to man."
- Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
(Related: Medical, Causes, Fact, Feet, Man, Proof, Television)

"Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Friend, Harmony, Land, Right)

"Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Men, Conservation, Harmony, Land, State)

"We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: People, Aspirations, Harmony, Justice, Land, Liberty)

"The real harm of term extension comes not from these famous works. The real harm is to the works that are not famous, not commercially exploited, and no longer available as a result."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Famous, Harm, Result)

"The trials on the road to world harmony are no greater than the courage of those who accept the challenge."
- Carl Lewis
(Related: Courage, Challenge, Harmony, Road, Trials, World)

"What is good for Germany is right, and everything that harms Germany is wrong."
- Robert Ley
(Related: Germany, Right, Wrong)

"Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Harm)

"These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: People, Act)

"Suddenly playing the charming bad guy was my thing."
- Ray Liotta
"All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions."
- John Locke
(Related: Health, Life, Being, Harm, Liberty, Mankind, Possessions)

"On average, global warming is not going to harm the developing world."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Global warming, Harm, World)

"It is said that a hundred gamecocks will live in perfect harmony together it you do not put a hen with them; and so it would have been with Billy and Bob, had there been no women in the world."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Women, Harmony, Will, World)

"The rarest of all things in American life is charm. We spend billions every year manufacturing fake charm that goes under the heading of public relations. Without it, America would be grim indeed."
- Anita Loos
(Related: Life, America, American, Charm, Manufacturing, Public)

"Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you keep it all afloat."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Harmony, Learning)

"Most of the vices and mortal sins condemned today correspond to inclinations that were purely adaptive or at least harmless in primitive man."
- Konrad Lorenz
(Related: Man, Today, Vices)

"I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Being, Evening, Hollywood, Magic)

"Part of the charm of what I do is the fact that it's completely unrelated to everything that came before."
- Lydia Lunch
(Related: Charm, Fact)

"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Marriage, Company)

"I think I infuse the music with a new passion. Part of this is because I have fallen in love: I am in love with the New York Philharmonic. The chemistry has just been right. Beyond expectation."
- Lorin Maazel
(Related: Love, Music, Expectation, Passion, Right)

"There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet, something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips, wells up in the traveller's being."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Being, Journey, Wine)

"Still, most of those effects occur in the context of harmless play and it is patently obvious that children are not normally turned into aggressive little monsters by TV or video games, since most children do not become aggressive little monsters."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Children, Games, Obvious, Play)

"Stephen King writes a lot of things that are really charming and quirky, and that are more ironic than horror."
- William H. Macy
(Related: Horror)

"Not with the Rochester Philharmonic, but I formed my own orchestra, made up of musicians from the Eastman School, where I'm on the faculty now, direct the Jazz Ensemble and teach improvisation classes."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Jazz, Musicians, Now, School)

"What's happened - in our country, anyhow - is that the young people have shied away from the formality of the concert hall, that tie - and - tails philharmonic image."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: People, Country)

"Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Music)

"The war against terrorism should not be used to interfere with an independent, sovereign state. We need to identify concrete terrorist targets and do no harm to civilians."
- Nong Duc Manh
(Related: War, Harm, State, Terrorism)

"But my deepest and most secret love belongs to the fair-haired and the blue-eyed, the bright children of life, the happy, the charming and the ordinary."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Love, Life, Children)

"A harmful truth is better than a useful lie."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Truth, Lie)

"Alan Ginsberg was fabulous. The man is so filled with energy. He's 65 years old and he's just loaded with energy and charm and wit and his mind is constantly racing."
- Ray Manzarek
(Related: Charm, Energy, Man, Mind, Old, Racing, Wit, Years)

"You will also allow me to thank the Academy for inviting me to lecture in Stockholm, for its hospitality, and for the opportunity afforded me for admiring the charm of your people and the beauty of your country."
- Guglielmo Marconi
(Related: Beauty, People, Opportunity, Charm, Country, Hospitality, Will)

"The reason we're so dangerous is because we're totally harmless."
- Cheech Marin
(Related: Reason)

"Freedoms, like privileges, prevail or are imperiled together You cannot harm or strive to achieve one without harming or furthering all."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Harm)

"Charm is a product of the unexpected."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Charm)

"Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Happiness, Knowledge, Earth, Exercise, Generosity, Harmony, Practice, Reason, Universe)

"We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society."
- Judith Martin
(Related: Society)

"But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy?"
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Nature, Religion, Fact, State)

"I've worked with leading men so worried about losing their charm that they were always winking to the audience."
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Related: Men, Charm, Leading, Losing)

"As I came to New York, it was for me a new beginning. To discover what people are living here. What do they need, what do they expect, what would they like to be the image and the performance of the New York Philharmonic?"
- Kurt Masur
(Related: People, Performance, Beginning, Living)

"And to understand this, I think this is a most important point where I would like always to be understood what we do with the New York Philharmonic. That the meaning of the music is number one."
- Kurt Masur
(Related: Music, Meaning)

"I wanted to be a pharmacist. I liked the way our local pharmacist was always dressed in a nice white coat; he looked very calm, you'd give him money, and he'd give you something that you wanted to buy."
- Walter Matthau
(Related: Money)

"It is criminal to put our servicemen and women in harm's way and to put the lives of so many civilians on the line for the misguided frustrations of the Bush administration."
- Dave Matthews
(Related: Women, Harm)

"I had this big thing about guitar harmonies. I wanted to be the first to put proper three-part harmonies onto a record. That was an achievement."
- Brian May
(Related: Achievement, First, Guitar)

"Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world."
- Giuseppe Mazzini
(Related: Music, Creation, Echo, Voice, World)

"We've had a long wrangle with the pharmaceutical industry about parallel imports, and what we were saying is we want to make medicines and drugs as affordable as a possible to what is largely a poor population."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: Drugs, Poor, Population, Saying, Want)

"I remember that it was never that difficult for me to get a director to look up and pay attention to me. Mind you, I don't know if that's necessarily charm. But I've played roles where my character has to be charming and I've found it quite easy to do. I think some of it is in my bones, but some of it is more deliberate."
- James McAvoy
(Related: Character, Attention, Charm, Mind)

"People don't realize you're blowing over changes, time changes, harmony, different keys. I mark a point in my solo where it's got to peak at point D I go to A, B, C D then I'm home."
- James McBride
(Related: Home, Time, People, Harmony)

"My only true harmony lies deep within my soul, wherever that is. I know that somehow I am in tune with the universe."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Soul, Deep, Harmony, Lies, Universe)

"The idea that we cause harm by doing what we perceive to be the right thing, that's another theme that interests me. Because most people don't intend to cause harm, they cause harm by doing the right thing - in their mind."
- Andrew McCarthy
(Related: People, Idea, Cause, Harm, Mind, Right)

"There is only one thing more harmful to society than an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected; that's when he doesn't forget them."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Society, Forget, Order, Promises)

"Don't try to talk anyone out of concentrating his hatred on Ayn Rand or any other dead person. It can't harm the dead. Diverted to a living person, it might actually do harm."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Harm, Hatred, Living, Talk)

"The shows are either 11 or 22 minutes and they move pretty quickly, and that's part of the charm of them - so it was just trying to keep that in mind and keep the energy of the story moving, even though we were dealing with a longer format."
- Craig McCracken
(Related: Charm, Energy, Mind, Pretty, Trying)

"No harm's done to history by making it something someone would want to read."
- David McCullough
(Related: History, Harm, Want)

"I sing both in my shower and in my car, mostly in my car, because I have this weird thing - whenever I'm singing to the radio - my friends kind of hate it - but I pick out the harmonies in my head, and I'm singing the harmonies to the tracks and I'm jamming it out."
- Paul McDonald
(Related: Car, Friends, Hate, Singing)

"I read all the time. I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming Billy."
- John McGahern
(Related: Time, Reading)

"Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Truth, Progress, Hope, Fact, Harmony, Promise, State, Will)

"By drawing or exposing two or more patterns on the same bit of film I can create harmony and textual effects."
- Norman McLaren
(Related: Film, Harmony)

"It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Ignorance, Innocence)

"Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Goal, Advertising, Aspirations, Consciousness, Harmony, Impulses)

"Recently, lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry wrote a prescription drug bill that increased their profits and did nothing to help seniors. The result: seniors are stuck with a confusing prescription drug plan that does little to help them with their costs."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Help, Nothing)

"Poetry has done enough when it charms, but prose must also convince."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Poetry, Prose)

"We could live at the present day without a Plato, but a double number of Newtons is required to discover the secrets of nature, and to bring life into harmony with the laws of nature."
- Dmitri Mendeleev
(Related: Life, Nature, Day, Harmony, Laws, Present, Secrets)

"Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous."
- Yehudi Menuhin
(Related: Music, Harmony, Order)

"Back in the old days, we were often compared to Led Zeppelin. If we did something with harmony, it was the Beach Hoys. Something heavy was Led Zeppelin."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Beach, Harmony, Old)

"Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Happiness, Balance, Harmony, Order)

"There is no greater harm than that of time wasted."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Time, Harm)

"A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Circumstances, Harm, Woman)

"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Power, Purpose, Community, Harm, Will)

"A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head."
- Agnes de Mille
(Related: Education)

"The world is not to be put in order; the world is order, incarnate. It is for us to harmonize with this order."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Order, World)

"But there is something seductive and the character, Alfie is so charming, and does make you think like you are the most important thing in the world but he's not that nice, is he."
- Sienna Miller
(Related: Character, World)

"Sovereignty must not be used for inflicting harm on anyone, whether citizen or foreigner."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Harm)

"War... is harmful, not only to the conquered but to the conqueror."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: War)

"They put me on the shift where they thought I could do the least harm, midnight to eight in the morning. Although the hours were lousy, they were perfect for an apprentice reporter."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Thought, Harm, Midnight)

"I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Life, Peace, Charm, Grace, Want)

"It was kind of scary because working with Woody Allen becomes sort of a big deal in your mind. He directs in that Woody Allen character some of the time - he has these idiosyncrasies that are really charming and funny."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Funny, Time, Character, Mind)

"Are hackers a threat? The degree of threat presented by any conduct, whether legal or illegal, depends on the actions and intent of the individual and the harm they cause."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Legal, Actions, Cause, Harm)

"I want to make wines that harmonize with food - wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Food, Tongue, Want)

"They seem to be charmed by my Southern accent."
- Cleo Moore
"I don't think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather, I believe it indispensable to talent, if for nothing else than to increase the talent."
- Jeanne Moreau
(Related: Success, Talent, People, Nothing)

"In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Humor, Novelty, Opinion, Sarcasm, Song)

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

"Even that crazy lunatic, my aunt the Empress, wa absolutely sweet and charming."
- Lord Mountbatten
"Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music."
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(Related: Music, Charm, Disgust, Horror)

"We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is free of strife and violence, living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or the dangers of weapons of mass destruction."
- Hosni Mubarak
(Related: Work, Destruction, Harmony, Living, Terrorism, Violence, Weapons)

"Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you."
- John Muir
(Related: Nature, Harm, May, Water, Will, Youth)

"Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Love)

"The economic and political roots of the conflicts are too strong for us to pretend to create a lasting state of harmonious understanding between men."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Men, State, Understanding)

"Some people, and I am one of them, hate happy ends. We feel cheated. Harm is the norm."
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Related: People, Harm, Hate)

"The Palestinian must stop throwing stones, and the Israelis must stop firing rockets. And in the view of the Sharm el-Sheikh summit, rockets are equal to stones."
- Hassan Nasrallah
"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Beauty, Adventure, Charm, End, Eyes, Open, World)

"I definitely don't subscribe to the theory that more instruments, or more vocal tracks, harmony, or double tracking the voice, is a good thing. People do their early albums very stripped down, then each album becomes bloated."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: People, Harmony, Theory, Voice)

"In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse, exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society, and I firmly believe that our nation's laws and resources need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Society, Abuse, Exploitation, Harm, Laws, Nation, Nothing, Seriousness)

"The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Desire, Harm)

"It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm."
- Florence Nightingale
(Related: First, Harm, May)

"The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm."
- Florence Nightingale
(Related: First, Harm)

"It is tragic that, under a pro-choice administration and a Democratic majority in Congress, harmful anti-choice policy will be the price American women will pay for health care reform."
- Nancy Northrup
(Related: Health, Women, Policy, American, Care, Congress, Majority, Reform, Will)

"There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind."
- Ivor Novello
(Related: Music, Entertainment, Fact, Holiday, Influence, Mind, Relaxation, Theatre)

"There is no such thing as a harmless truth."
- Gregory Nunn
(Related: Truth)

"In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Financial, Absence, Environment, Harm, Sound)

"Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient - philanthropic prudence is also needed."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Harm, Humility, Prudence)

"I've had a pretty charmed life, so there's nothing that I need to take too seriously right now."
- Larisa Oleynik
(Related: Life, Nothing, Now, Pretty, Right)

"Another argument, vaguer and even less persuasive, is that gay marriage somehow does harm to heterosexual marriage. I have yet to meet anyone who can explain to me what this means. In what way would allowing same-sex partners to marry diminish the marriages of heterosexual couples?"
- Ted Olson
(Related: Marriage, Argument, Gay, Harm)

"God says he will never be satisfied with the infidels. In terms of worldly affairs, America is very strong. Even if it were twice as strong or twice that, it could not be strong enough to defeat us. We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: God, America, Defeat, Harm, Will)

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

"My vocation is more in composition really than anything else - building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an army, a guitar army."
- Jimmy Page
(Related: Army, Building, Guitar, Vocation)

"I think that one of Elvis' charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don't know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music."
- Patti Page
(Related: Music, Heart, Singing)

"I'm just one of many moms who will say an extra prayer each night for our sons and daughters going into harm's way."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Daughters, Harm, Night, Prayer, Sons, Will)

"Everything has been homogenized. Over time, with television and jet travel, everybody has blended together. Some of our wonderful charm has been lost."
- Bruce Paltrow
(Related: Time, Travel, Charm, Television)

"Americans like the British kind of quirkiness and the strange accent. They find it kind of cute or something, with a certain charm."
- Nick Park
(Related: Americans, Charm, Cute)

"I realized by using the high notes of the chords as a melodic line, and by the right harmonic progression, I could play what I heard inside me. That's when I was born."
- Charlie Parker
(Related: Play, Right)

"She belongs to a race of delightful women, who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good, and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good."
- Gilbert Parker
(Related: Women, Harm, Race)

"The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Death, Charm, Fame)

"When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed; for we expected to see an author, and we find a person."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Style)

"Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Faith, Truth, Belief, Gain, Harm, Hesitation, Nothing, Will)

"It's more than just high quality food for the family table; it's growing the food in a way that does not harm the environment. That gives me emotional well-being that is important to me."
- Robert Patterson
(Related: Family, Food, Quality, Environment, Harm)

"Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Life, Strength, Actions, Charm, Moderation)

"Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Faith, Fear, Confidence, Harm)

"The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Life, Peace, Being, Existence, Stress)

"It will sometimes strike a scientific man that the philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are, than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system."
- Charles Sanders Peirce
(Related: Belief, Facts, Harmony, Man, Will)

"Early in the morning, I fell in love with the girl that later on became my wife. At that time, we were so naive. I wanted to charm her, so I read her Capital by Marx. I thought somehow she would be convinced by the strength of his criticism about capital."
- Shimon Peres
(Related: Love, Time, Wife, Thought, Strength, Charm, Criticism)

"The Prince, charmed with these words, and much more with the manner in which they were spoken, knew not how to show his joy and gratitude; he assured her that he loved her better than he did himself."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Gratitude, Joy, Words)

"I used to be a real prince charming if I went on a date with a girl. But then I'd get to where I was likely to have a stroke from the stress of keeping up my act. I've since learned the key to a good date is to pay attention on her."
- Matthew Perry
(Related: Act, Attention, Key, Stress)

"The hidden harmony is better than the obvious."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Harmony, Obvious)

"The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Life, Peace, Harmony, Will)

"I don't think there's been any writer like Samuel Beckett. He's unique. He was a most charming man and I used to send him my plays."
- Harold Pinter
(Related: Man, Writer)

"How can you consider flower power outdated? The essence of my lyrics is the desire for peace and harmony. That's all anyone has ever wanted. How could it become outdated?"
- Robert Plant
(Related: Peace, Power, Desire, Harmony)

"There is no harm in repeating a good thing."
- Plato
(Related: Harm)

"Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike."
- Plato
(Related: Equality, Government, Democracy, Disorder, Variety)

"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."
- Plato
(Related: Life, Music, Imagination, Soul, Charm, Law, Mind, Universe)

"Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another."
- Plato
(Related: Harm, Man, May)

"Here is Mike Wallace, who is visible to the public, and I have been watching him since the early '50s. Smoking up a storm and insulting his guests and being absolutely wonderfully evil and charming too."
- Christopher Plummer
(Related: Being, Evil, Guests, Public, Smoking)

"The first time my father saw me in the flesh was on the stage, which is a bit weird. We went out to dinner, and he was charming and sweet, but I did all the talking."
- Christopher Plummer
(Related: Time, Father, First, Talking)

"Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord."
- Plutarch
(Related: Health, Music, Disease, Harmony, Medicine)

"It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Balance, Harmony, Order, Unity, Word)

"You have to show violence the way it is. If you don't show it realistically, then that's immoral and harmful. If you don't upset people, then that's obscenity."
- Roman Polanski
(Related: People, Violence)

"Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Agreement, Building, Harmony, Result)

"Music assists him in the use of harmonic and mathematical proportion."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Music)

"Harmony is an obscure and difficult musical science, but most difficult to those who are not acquainted with the Greek language; because it is necessary to use many Greek words to which there are none corresponding in Latin."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Science, Harmony, Language, Words)

"It is strange how little harm bad codes do."
- Frederick Pollock
(Related: Harm)

"It is only when I lose contact with the painting that the result is a mess. Otherwise there is pure harmony, an easy give and take, and the painting comes out well."
- Jackson Pollock
(Related: Harmony, Painting, Result)

"The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Change, Nature, Destiny)

"Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Soul, Eyes, May, Merit, Pretty, Sight)

"Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Soul, Merit, Sight)

"More harm was done in the 20th century by faceless bureaucrats than tyrant dictators."
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Dictators, Harm)

"Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease, and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys. It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life."
- Adelaide Anne Procter
(Related: Life, Day, Echo)

"Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back."
- Sextus Propertius
(Related: Enemies, Sheep)

"The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Woman)

"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: People)

"Virtue is harmony."
- Pythagoras
(Related: Virtue, Harmony)

"An exact poetic duplication of a man is for the poet a negation of the earth, an impossibility of being, even though his greatest desire is to speak to many men, to unite with them by means of harmonious verses about the truths of the mind or of things."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
(Related: Men, Being, Desire, Earth, Impossibility, Man, Mind)

"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Environment, Pollution, Water)

"There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation."
- Francois Rabelais
(Related: Men, Benevolence, Cause, Charity, Harm, Unhappiness)

"As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Character, Career, Charm, Conviction, Deep, Man, President, Remarkable, Wit)

"Now is the time for the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Time, Positive, Europe, Harm, Nations, Now, Past, Trade)

"It is a miracle of harmony, of the adaptation of the free inner life to the outward necessity of things."
- John C. Ransom
(Related: Life, Harmony, Necessity)

"A computer shall not harm your work or, through inaction, allow your work to come to harm."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Work, Computer, Harm, Inaction)

"Truth is inner harmony."
- Walther Rathenau
(Related: Truth, Harmony)

"We are not going to toy with our religion or any other. Nor are we going to barter. We are here to extend our hands to build peace and harmony."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Peace, Religion, Harmony)

"To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society."
- Man Ray
(Related: Society)

"No, sir, I'm not saying that charming, witty and warm copy won't sell. I'm just saying I've seen thousands of charming, witty campaigns that didn't sell."
- Rosser Reeves
(Related: Saying, Witty)

"Today, we realize there are those actively seeking to harm us, to destroy our infrastructure and take lives."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Harm, Today)

"I'm a charming coward; I fight with words."
- Carl Reiner
(Related: Fight, Words)

"A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence. But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress, I finally resigned."
- Donna Rice
(Related: Work, Absence, Company, Pressure, Publicity, Scandal, Stress)

"I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony."
- Leni Riefenstahl
(Related: Harmony, Living)

"I wanted to make sure that this be the first scientific and technology revolution in history in which the public thoroughly discussed all the potential benefits and all the potential harms, in advance of the technology coming online and running its course."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: History, Technology, Benefits, First, Revolution, Potential, Public, Running)

"When we seed millions of acres of land with these plants, what happens to foraging birds, to insects, to microbes, to the other animals, when they come in contact and digest plants that are producing materials ranging from plastics to vaccines to pharmaceutical products?"
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Animals, Birds, Insects, Land, Plants)

"Talking about the all night concerts, I did some of the first all night concerts back in the 60's with this little harmonium, and I also had saxophone taped delays."
- Terry Riley
(Related: First, Night, Talking)

"There's no secret to working with kids. They either charm you and you can work with them, or they don't charm you and you feel you're stuck with them."
- Jerome Robbins
(Related: Work, Charm, Kids)

"If someone is mean, harmful, or evil, they're out of my life. I cross them out."
- Doris Roberts
(Related: Life, Evil)

"George Pal had total control, and he was there on the set every day. You never met a more charming man in your entire lifetime - what a lovely gentleman."
- Ann Robinson
(Related: Control, Day, Gentleman)

"If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Flattery, Harm)

"We have to bring stability to Iraq, otherwise we will be faced with a future dilemma of sending our loved ones into harms way to stop a civil war or the rise of a new tyrant born from the instability that we created."
- Jay Rockefeller
(Related: War, Future, Iraq, Stability, Will)

"The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him."
- Auguste Rodin
(Related: Nature, Artist, Flowers, Word)

"Animals don't have anyone to protect them. If we don't stand up, the people who are harming animals will never get stopped."
- Paul Rodriguez
(Related: People, Animals, Will)

"I often wonder if we could not solve the world's problems on a similar basis of harmony."
- Artur Rodzinski
(Related: Harmony, Problems, Wonder, World)

"There are many drugs that have many serious side effects and that are harmful to people. Marijuana is no different than that. And especially we should try to discourage young people from using marijuana."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: People, Drugs)

"I am an optimist because I want to change things for the better and I know that blood has to be spilled and disharmony and cruelty are necessary to do that."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Change, Blood, Cruelty, Want)

"Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Wealth, Deep, Envy, Harm, Hatred, Vices)

"I have tremendous faith in theuniverse. I feel at home on this planet. Even though it's a very big world out there, I plan on walking right through the middle of it unharmed."
- Marion Ross
(Related: Faith, Home, Right, Walking, World)

"I saw science as being in harmony with humanity."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Science, Being, Harmony, Humanity)

"As long as a house is like yours, and as long as you work together with your brothers, not a house in the world will be able to compete with you, to cause you harm or to take advantage of you, for together you can undertake and perform more than any house in the world."
- Nathan Meyer Rothschild
(Related: Work, Brothers, Cause, Harm, Will, World)

"When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Time, Wife, Heart, Advice, Compliments, Criticism, Giving, Judgment, Man, Manners)

"A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little "personal characteristics.""
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Thought, Faults, Man, Will)

"God is One, all our lives have various and unique places in the harmony of the divine life."
- Josiah Royce
(Related: Life, God, Harmony)

"My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for."
- Jane Rule
(Related: Life, Success, Balance, Content, Day, Measure)

"Reason is a harmonising, controlling force rather than a creative one."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Force, Reason)

"The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: History, Men, Fact, Wishes)

"When steam first began to pump and wheels go round at so many revolutions per minute, what are called business habits were intended to make the life of man run in harmony with the steam engine, and his movement rival the train in punctuality."
- George William Russell
(Related: Business, Life, First, Habits, Harmony, Man, Punctuality)

"While I have served in public office for 30 years, my professional training is as a pharmacist, not a lawyer or an accountant."
- George Ryan
(Related: Office, Public, Training, Years)

"It perhaps has a chance, a commercial chance, this film. It's funny, it's charming, the idea is original, it's unusual and it makes fun of the movie industry in a way that it needs to be poked fun at."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Funny, Idea, Chance, Film, Needs)

"The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition."
- Carl Sagan
(Related: Ambition, Harmony, Universe)

"Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay."
- Sallust
(Related: Harmony)

"Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord."
- Sallust
(Related: Harmony)

"Stravinsky is masterly: his harmony is conceived so precisely that it can only be the way it is."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Harmony)

"A really plain woman is one who, however beautiful, neglects to charm."
- Edgar Saltus
(Related: Charm, Woman)

"It was also during my tenure of office that the Japanese Government agreed to the conclusion of a Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and signed it, pursuing a policy in harmony with the avowed desire of the people."
- Eisaku Sato
(Related: Government, People, Policy, Desire, Harmony, Office)

"We were watching the first series recently, and it has a charm, a kind of amateur charm. At that point we didn't involve ourselves technically at all - we just messed about and told our jokes - and it looks a bit like that."
- Jennifer Saunders
(Related: Charm, First, Jokes)

"The German Doctors say that persons sensible of harmony have one sense more than others."
- Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin
(Related: Doctors, Harmony, Sense)

"Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Society, Development)

"Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Health, Brother, Children, Drugs, March, Mental health, Sales)

"Surely these women won't lose any more of their beauty and charm by putting a ballot in a ballot box once a year than they are likely to lose standing in foundries or laundries all year round. There is no harder contest than the contest for bread, let me tell you that."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Beauty, Women, Charm)

"And so to those who suggest that we are somehow 'harming' young women by encouraging them to take charge of their health we say this: We are not harming young women by educating them. We are arming them with information that they will carry with them throughout their lives."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Health, Women, Encouraging, Information, Will)

"Where we're not wrong or where the cost of settling is so much that it is totally disproportionate to the harm or the error that we made, we're not going to settle."
- Lee Scott
(Related: Error, Harm, Wrong)

"There are powerful emotions that bring two people together in wonderful harmony in a marriage. Satan knows this, and would tempt you to try these emotions outside of marriage. Do not stir emotions meant to be used only in marriage."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Marriage, People, Emotions, Harmony, Satan)

"Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Faces)

"Try to find the path of least resistance and use it without harming others. Live with integrity and morality, not only with people but with all beings."
- Steven Seagal
(Related: Morality, People, Integrity)

"Well, I did a harmonica instruction tape for Homespun tapes."
- John Sebastian
"There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Harm, Reality)

"Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Harm)

"Time's stern tide, with cold Oblivion's wave, Shall soon dissolve each fair, each fading charm."
- Anna Seward
(Related: Time, Charm)

"I bear a charmed life."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Life)

"Fear is the main factor in Arab politics... There is no Arab who is not harmed by Jews' entry into Palestine."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Politics, Fear, Palestine)

"Yes, there is a story about Agent Orange, and we knew that it harmed our troops and we knew how long it was to get the medical community to accept that, the military to accept it, the VA to accept it."
- Christopher Shays
(Related: Medical, Community, Military, Troops)

"Teddy Wilson, I think, said a little while ago that it's much easier to come in and play whatever comes into your mind, without obeying any of the laws of bass line and harmony and so on."
- George Shearing
(Related: Harmony, Laws, Mind, Play)

"Saddam Hussein has been tenacious in his pursuit of weapons of mass destruction and, unless he is removed from power, he will eventually harm our nation and our allies. Every moment we delay allows him to grow stronger."
- Richard Shelby
(Related: Power, Delay, Destruction, Harm, Nation, Pursuit, Weapons, Will)

"There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!"
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Autumn, Harmony, Sky, Summer)

"The election is over, and even though there are people who have different ideologies and beliefs, from now on we must all embrace each other, creating a harmonious and unified new Taiwan through our love and tolerance."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Love, People, Beliefs, Now, Tolerance)

"It shows the truth - that the real meaning of a word is only as powerful or harmless as the emotion behind it."
- Sarah Silverman
(Related: Truth, Emotion, Meaning, Word)

"My voice is my improvisational instrument, the melody instrument. The guitar is harmonic structure. I'm not a good enough guitarist to improvise on it."
- Paul Simon
(Related: Guitar, Voice)

"How much can you do with two voices? You can sing thirds or you can sing fifths or you can do a background harmony."
- Paul Simon
(Related: Harmony)

"While I recognize the great value and importance of prescription drugs and strongly support a continued U.S. focus on pharmaceutical research and development, our nation's seniors cannot be asked to subsidize the drug costs of other wealthy industrialized nations any longer."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Development, Drugs, Focus, Importance, Nation, Nations, Research, Support, Value)

"Pharmaceuticals have become an increasingly important part of modern medicine, and our seniors shouldn't have to worry about whether they can afford the medicines they need to stay healthy and maintain their independence."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Independence, Medicine, Worry)

"I think one of the best things you can do, no matter what you play, is to take up piano. Music is based on chord changes and harmonies, and you can get 'em more out of an instrument like piano, where you can hear all the notes at once."
- John Haley Sims
(Related: Music, Play)

"Women in the service put themselves in harms way to protect us and our Nation from threats at home and abroad. The least we can do is ensure they are protected when facing a horrible tragedy."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Home, Women, Nation, Service, Tragedy)

"A band is sort of like a star. It reaches a peak and burns out. To have five guys working in perfect harmony longer than a couple years is difficult."
- Adrian Smith
(Related: Harmony, Years)

"One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since you've become harmless."
- Liz Smith
"Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them."
- Logan P. Smith
(Related: People, Charm, World)

"I felt I couldn't be a good mom anymore, but I didn't want my children to grow up without a mom. I felt I had to end our lives to protect us from any grief or harm."
- Susan Smith
(Related: Mom, Children, End, Grief, Harm, Want)

"I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good."
- Socrates
(Related: Power, People, Harm)

"I was raised to be charming, not sincere."
- Stephen Sondheim
"Depression is melancholy minus its charms - the animation, the fits."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Animation, Depression, Melancholy)

"There is a time when even justice brings harm."
- Sophocles
(Related: Time, Harm, Justice)

"A show that no one thought had a chance has just finished its fifth year: Charmed. I think it's tougher for the younger networks, so I think they have a little more patience for the sake of the show. But who knows?"
- Aaron Spelling
(Related: Thought, Chance, Patience)

"I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse."
- Benjamin Spock
(Related: Marriage, Inspiration, Dignity, Harmony, Joy, Man, Maturity, Measure, Pleasure, Style, Woman)

"I sing and play guitar and harmonica. I've been doing it for a long time."
- Harry Dean Stanton
(Related: Time, Guitar, Play)

"My first job after my retirement from baseball was as a narrator for the Eastman Philharmonica."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Baseball, First, Job, Retirement)

"The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Technology, Time, Act, Balance, Harm, Right)

"The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth."
- Stendhal
(Related: Earth, Events, Present, Race)

"Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts of nourishment. And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within ourselves for connection and harmony."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Love, Music, Connection, Lady, Harmony, Hunger)

"Because I don't play guitar any more, African harmonies and rhythms have been an inspiration to me. I love the raw origin of the sound. It complements my voice and words naturally."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Love, Inspiration, African, Guitar, Play, Sound, Voice, Words)

"Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming one? A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Beauty, Difference, Woman)

"A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Beauty, Woman)

"First, there is the bare beauty of the logs themselves with their long lines and firm curves. Then there is the open charm felt of the structural features which are not hidden under plaster and ornament, but are clearly revealed, a charm felt in Japanese architecture."
- Gustav Stickley
(Related: Architecture, Beauty, Charm, First, Open)

"That was when Neil discovered Jack Nietzsche. They went off and pretty much came up with that by themselves, but I thought it was a great song, and I was more than happy to do my harmony parts on it."
- Stephen Stills
(Related: Thought, Harmony, Pretty, Song)

"And harmony means that the relationship between all the elements used in a composition is balanced, is good."
- Karlheinz Stockhausen
(Related: Harmony)

"Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm."
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
(Related: Harm)

"Michael was very specific during rehearsals. When he was pleased, he always had this charming grin."
- Madeleine Stowe
"The name of Jesus, like a secret charm, awakened similar emotions in the hearts of all the converts, and called immediately into action every feeling of moral loveliness, and every desire of dutiful obedience, which constitute Christian purity."
- John Strachan
(Related: Action, Christian, Charm, Desire, Emotions, Feeling, Name, Obedience, Purity)

"But empirically I've come to understand that my photographs really don't do any harm."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: Harm)

"But I think the possibility of a black and white society feeding each other's expertises, living harmoniously, will probably go along in fits and starts now but at least it has a great constitution now to back it up."
- Janet Suzman
(Related: Society, Possibility, Constitution, Living, Now, Will)

"This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile."
- Wislawa Szymborska
(Related: Waking, World)

"Things forbidden have a secret charm."
- Tacitus
(Related: Charm, Forbidden)

"The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Education, Life, Existence, Harmony, Information)

"Reservoir Dogs is a small film, and part of its charm was that it was a small film. I'd probably make it for $3 million now so I'd have more breathing room."
- Quentin Tarantino
(Related: Charm, Dogs, Film, Now)

"Such sins, even if they do not kill all grace in us, do harm, nevertheless; and though they are only venial in themselves, they make us apt, ready, and inclined to lose grace and to fall into mortal sin."
- Johannes Tauler
(Related: Grace, Harm, Sin)

"No siren did ever so charm the ear of the listener as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the siren."
- Henry Taylor
(Related: Soul, Charm, Listening)

"I suppose because I have a good ear, I could pick out harmonies and learn by ear. I still think that you have to have an ear for music to really be able to feel and understand what you're playing. You can learn by watching and listening to other people."
- Mick Taylor
(Related: Music, People, Listening)

"She ne'er was really charming till she died."
- Terence
"So I went out and bought Hard Again by Muddy Waters. That was a big learning curve. I listened to that album again and again and again. James Cotton was the harmonica player on that album."
- Sonny Terry
(Related: Learning)

"The harmonica is a great instrument."
- Toots Thielemans
"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)

"The un-conscious distortion of the facts is almost harmless compared to the unconscious neglect of an animal's mental life until it verges on the unusual and marvelous."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Life, Facts, Neglect, Unconscious)

"I'm not sure I can explain the nature of Jack Kennedy's charm, but he took life just as it came."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Life, Nature, Charm)

"And my daddy could play a harmonica and also the guitar, so I guess I got a little bit from both of 'em, but I think mostly from my mother's side of the family."
- Mel Tillis
(Related: Family, Mother, Guitar, Play)

"The minimum we should hope for with any display technology is that it should do no harm."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Technology, Hope, Harm)

"If thou art master to thyself, circumstances shall harm thee little."
- Martin Farquhar Tupper
(Related: Art, Circumstances, Harm)

"I never had that thing about being black. If the whole world was like that, maybe there would be more harmony and love."
- Tina Turner
(Related: Love, Being, Harmony, World)

"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Anger, Harm)

"There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Charm, Forbidden)

"The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Power, End, Harm, Understanding, Will)

"The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Act, Benefits, Harm, Heaven)

"Mankind's role is to fulfil his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Heart, Purpose, Creation, Harmony, Heaven, Mankind)

"Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Love, Earth, Harmony, Heaven, Leading)

"I guess I'm a little charmed. I never thought this would happen so quick."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: Thought, Quick)

"Power without abuse loses its charm."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Power, Abuse, Charm)

"I find that acrylics dry very fast - which is supposed to be its charm; however, I find that because of that quality they don't blend as nicely as the oils. The oils, for one thing, are softer and more flexible than the acrylics. Also, the colors are brighter with oils."
- Boris Vallejo
(Related: Quality, Charm, Colors)

"Harmony is pure love, for love is complete agreement."
- Lope de Vega
(Related: Love, Agreement, Harmony)

"Harmony is pure love, for love is a concerto."
- Lope de Vega
(Related: Love, Harmony)

"What is the use of theorizing as to wherein lies the charm that moves us?"
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Charm, Lies)

"Do you know that charming part of our country which has been called the garden of France - that spot where, amid verdant plains watered by wide streams, one inhales the purest air of heaven?"
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Country, France, Garden, Heaven)

"Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time."
- Tony Visconti
(Related: Dad, Experience, Mom, Time, Christmas, English, Guitar, Past)

"There was the best teachers from the Czech Philharmonic, highly dedicated people, some of the best musicians in the world passing on the knowledge about the country, about the principles, and about the music."
- Miroslav Vitous
(Related: Music, People, Knowledge, Country, Musicians, Principles, Teachers, World)

"Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world."
- Voltaire
(Related: Dance, Harm, Will, World)

"Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us."
- Voltaire
(Related: Life, Power, Harm)

"Not that I want the current president killed. I will, for the record and for the FBI agent assigned to read this and make sure I mean no harm, clearly state that while I am obsessed with death, I am against it."
- Sarah Vowell
(Related: Death, Harm, President, State, Want, Will)

"We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious crime to go free simply because that person believed his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm."
- Sol Wachtler
(Related: Actions, Crime, Harm)

"I had lived a charmed life, and then I lost a beautiful woman I loved with all my heart."
- Robert Wagner
(Related: Life, Heart, Woman)

"Now, occultism is not like mystic faculty, and it very seldom works in harmony either with business aptitude in the things of ordinary life or with a knowledge of the canons of evidence in its own sphere."
- Arthur E. Waite
(Related: Business, Life, Knowledge, Harmony)

"The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers, peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation, the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity, truth, and in harmony with their conscience."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Truth, People, Strength, Conscience, Dignity, Harmony, Nation, Solidarity, Workers)

"I don't carry lucky charms, but I believe in those things."
- Christopher Walken
"Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Art, Poetry, Harmony, Prose, Sense)

"I think for being not unsympathetic that their appearance may also appear, so differently it, must; similarly as with animals, which meet us in very different forms, which look somehow harmonious however all. On exactly such forms I would stand."
- Ulrich Walter
(Related: Animals, Appearance, Being, May)

"This was a result of a number of factors, but we do know that the messages kids get about the harms of drugs has a significant impact on their decision on whether or not to use."
- John Walters
(Related: Decision, Drugs, Kids, Result)

"Educating young people about the harms of drugs is essential."
- John Walters
(Related: People, Drugs)

"As parents, we need to talk to young people about drugs and make sure they understand that drugs are dangerous, addictive substances that can ruin their lives and harm their communities."
- John Walters
(Related: People, Drugs, Harm, Parents, Ruin, Talk)

"In recent years, we have been sending a clear, consistent signal about the harms of drugs, particularly marijuana, which for most young people is the first illegal drug that they are exposed to."
- John Walters
(Related: People, Drugs, First, Years)

"We need to educate Americans about the real harms of marijuana if we want to sustain the gains we've made over the past three years."
- John Walters
(Related: Americans, Past, Want, Years)

"It's very strong after the birth. It's extraordinary. You can't watch anything to do with kids being harmed."
- Julie Walters
(Related: Being, Kids)

"We can not underestimate the potential harm North Korea's capabilities can cause for the rest of the world."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Cause, Harm, Potential, Rest, World)

"Before I begin talking about the threats we face, the vulnerabilities that we have, and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm's way on behalf of a very grateful Nation, let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Men, Women, Courage, First, Harm, Honor, Nation, Talking)

"Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Family, Time, Being, Harmony, World)

"Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all."
- George Washington
(Related: Faith, Peace, Harmony, Justice, Nations)

"My whole family could sing. My family harmonized without any instruments to accompany them."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Family)

"I was messing around with the harmonica... but I was 13 before I got a real good note out of it."
- Muddy Waters
"So what is discord at one level of your being is harmony at another level."
- Alan Watts
(Related: Being, Harmony)

"You have to make peace with yourself. The key is to find the harmony in what you have."
- Naomi Watts
(Related: Peace, Harmony, Key)

"I keep a lucky red rag in my pocket when I bat, which has been a good luck charm for a few years."
- Steve Waugh
(Related: Charm, Luck, Years)

"Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Famous)

"Make it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime."
- Jerry Weller
(Related: Crime, Harm)

"I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt."
- Jessamyn West
(Related: Honesty, Harm, Hurt, Trying)

"We do as much harm holding onto programs and people past their natural life span as we do when we employ massive organizational air strikes. However, destroying comes at the end of life's cycle, not as a first response."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Life, People, End, First, Harm, Past)

"Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others, the harm resulting from the failing to apprehend him does not justify the use of deadly force to do so."
- Byron White
(Related: Force, Harm)

"Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood, yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more moment than the loss of their crops."
- Gilbert White
(Related: People, Harm, Injury, Loss, Morals)

"The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts."
- John Greenleaf Whittier
(Related: Music, Thought, Charm)

"The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Life, Marriage, Charm, Deception)

"Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Harm, Now, Trying)

"It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: People)

"Charm is the ability to make someone else think that both of you are pretty wonderful."
- Kathleen Winsor
(Related: Ability, Charm, Pretty)

"But the beauty of Einstein's equations, for example, is just as real to anyone who's experienced it as the beauty of music. We've learned in the 20th century that the equations that work have inner harmony."
- Edward Witten
(Related: Beauty, Work, Music, Example, Harmony)

"Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Thought, Grammar, Harmony, Language, Reality)

"Even then, Vanderbilt was the premiere place for clinical pharmacology."
- Alastair Wood
"But I was very, very unhappy because my mother was very charming and generous, but to me, very dominating."
- Beatrice Wood
(Related: Mother)

"When we were first started we were doing a lot of Motown stuff, but actually playing it more in a rock way. Everybody in the band sang and we did a lot of harmonies."
- Roy Wood
(Related: First)

"With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Life, Power, Deep, Eye, Harmony, Joy, Quiet)

"The ocean is a mighty harmonist."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Ocean)

"I play the harmonica. The only way I can play is if I get my car going really fast, and stick it out the window."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Car, Play)

"As I stand here today and tell you about these, I am heavy with an awareness of the fact that I am in more than one sense a product of both the Chinese and Western cultures, in harmony and in conflict."
- Chen Ning Yang
(Related: Awareness, Conflict, Fact, Harmony, Sense, Today)

"The Hamas has taken the path of avoiding causing harm to Zionist interests outside of Palestine, not from weakness or lack of ability to do so, but because Hamas does not wish for further fronts to be opened against it around the world."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Ability, Harm, Palestine, Weakness, World)

"History has proven that the PLO and its sectors suffered great damage when walking the way of harming Zionist interests in other countries around the world."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: History, Countries, Walking, World)

"We pray that henceforth not only Japan but all mankind may know the blessings of harmony and progress."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Progress, Blessings, Harmony, Mankind, May)

"What is this powerful have over my tub? Surely, I am transfixed by your firecracker charm and your suspended electrified wit."
- Isabel Yosito
(Related: Charm, Wit)

"A charming woman is a busy woman."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Woman)

"A charming woman... doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Woman)

"Beauty is being in harmony with what you are."
- Peter Nivio Zarlenga
(Related: Beauty, Being, Harmony)

"To read too many books is harmful."
- Mao Zedong
(Related: Books)

"When I first met Sean Connery he was as charming and wonderful as I first anticipated. I left Rome thinking: even if I don't do this, at least I have had a day with Sean."
- Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Related: Day, First, Rome)

"When a man sees something desirable, he must reflect on the fact that with time it could come to involve what is detestable. When he sees something that is beneficial, he should reflect that sooner or later it, too, could come to involve harm."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Time, Fact, Harm, Man)

"Music is a fantastic peacekeeper of the world, it is integral to harmony, and it is a required fundamental of human emotion."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Music, Emotion, Harmony, World)

"If what the heart approves conforms to proper patterns, then even if one's desires are many, what harm would they be to good order?"
- Xun Zi
(Related: Heart, Harm, Order)

"If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Humor, Balance, Blood, Harmony)

"The nation voted us to power to see unity and communal harmony, not for any division or communality."
- Khaleda Zia
(Related: Power, Harmony, Nation, Unity)