Quotes and Sayings about Hell



"There's one of my new poems actually - is a good example of where my poetry has ended up. My earlier river poetry was more like a cross between Shelley and Dylan Thomas."
- Robert Adamson
(Related: Poetry, Example, Poems)

"I have sons, and they have never said the word hell in front of me or my wife. That's the truth."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Wife, Truth, Hell, Sons, Word)

"I don't know anyone who curses the way they do on the Sopranos. Not in an Italian household. I never said the word hell in front of my mother."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Mother, Hell, Word)

"I just don't want to end up on something that bores the hell out of me. Otherwise, I'll fake a knee injury and get out of there."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: End, Hell, Injury, Want)

"I know I got it made while the masses of black people are catchin' hell, but as long as they ain't free, I ain't free."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: People, Hell)

"The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Crisis, Hell, Neutrality)

"If the human race wants to go to hell in a basket, technology can help it get there by jet."
- Charles M. Allen
(Related: Technology, Hell, Help, Race)

"God will roast their stomachs in hell at the hands of Iraqis."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: God, Hell, Will)

"I can't think of any more important issue. If we get this right, we'll not only preserve our landscape for future generations we'll be able to generate I think more investment and more job opportunities in the inland and we sure as hell need those jobs."
- John Anderson
(Related: Future, Generations, Hell, Investment, Job, Jobs, Right)

"What in the hell would they do with the farm program without us?"
- Dwayne Andreas
(Related: Hell)

"The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Intelligence, Hell, Network, Queen)

"Bloody hell, Ma'am, what's he doing in here?"
- Elizabeth Andrews
(Related: Hell)

"I am trying to think of the last time that I just said, 'What the hell!' and did something crazy."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Time, Trying)

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

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

"That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: God, Grace, Hell, May, Punishment, Saints)

"I feel like Josh, Michelle and Adam were all team players, who wanted to be a part of an ensemble."
- Adam Arkin
"But if you cover the World Series on the news or do a feature on an Ali boxing match then all of a sudden ears go up all over the place and people say what the hell are you doing. The reason for that is that we're doing something that people are really interested in."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: People, Boxing, Hell, News, Reason, World)

"Just knock hell out of it with your right hand."
- Tommy Armour
(Related: Hell, Right)

"What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people. They don't even listen to our music, they decided in advance that they don't like it."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Music, People, Arrogance, Hell)

"If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell."
- Lance Armstrong
(Related: Hope, Ability, Children, Choice, Fight, Hell, Options)

"Although, I am proud of all my Symphonies as they all have something special to say, my particular favourite is the Fifth. As the great Mahler expert Donald Mitchell said that if Mahler had written another Symphony, it would have been my Fifth!"
- Malcolm Arnold
"No one has ever written, painted, sculpted, modeled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell."
- Antonin Artaud
(Related: Hell)

"Hell is of this world and there are men who are unhappy escapees from hell, escapees destined ETERNALLY to reenact their escape."
- Antonin Artaud
(Related: Men, Hell, World)

"I'm not playing a role. I'm being myself, whatever the hell that is."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Being, Hell)

"I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Life, Afterlife, Boredom, Heaven, Hell)

"Getting to places like Bangkok or Singapore was a hell of a sweat. But when you got there it was the back of beyond. It was just a series of small tin sheds."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Hell)

"One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Hell)

"He fashioned hell for the inquisitive."
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Related: Hell)

"Because I was small, I was getting the hell kicked out of me playing football."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Football, Hell)

"You don't need a uniform color: We used a mixture of brick red, browns and grays, and then threw in seashells, branches and various types of rock, so our walls ended up looking like cave paintings!"
- Randy Bachman
"Envy's a coal comes hissing hot from Hell."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: Envy, Hell)

"When you have energy companies like Shell and British Petroleum, both of which are perhaps represented in this room, saying there is a problem with excess carbon dioxide emission, I think we ought to listen."
- James Baker
(Related: Energy, Excess, Saying)

"We've always been the development project that lived in a time pressured setting and always where commercial entities were relying heavily on releases in a certain time frame."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Time, Development, Project)

"We worked very hard to make extensions very simple."
- Mitchell Baker
"We have a very active testing community which people don't often think about when you have open source."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Community, Open, Testing)

"We actually have a real community of people doing useful things."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Community)

"There's the classic charitable contribution, which we receive thousands, and we're extremely grateful and they often come with notes from people, which are very heartwarming, about how much difference our products have made in their life on the Internet."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Life, People, Difference, Internet)

"The organization is a way for people to find us and deal with us and know how we operate."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People)

"The Mozilla project is big in terms of lines of code and complexity."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Complexity, Project)

"We've broken the code base into logical chunks, called modules, and the foundation staff delegate authority for the modules to people with the most expertise."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Authority, Expertise)

"People notice it and they help you participate and see your work included in this project and when we ship our browser, you and millions of other people get to see the fruits of your efforts."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Work, People, Help, Project)

"Some people are really drawn to technology and I liken them to artists."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Technology, People, Artists)

"Money tends to make people suspicious, if there's any money floating around."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Money, People)

"Many people think that open source projects are sort of chaotic and and anarchistic. They think that developers randomly throw code at the code base and see what sticks."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Open, Projects)

"I mean, who wants to live waking up... at least I don't want to live waking up everyday about revenge."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Revenge, Waking, Want)

"But I think it's always difficult when a product that you're using and accustomed to changes."
- Mitchell Baker
"The Mozilla Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization."
- Mitchell Baker
"Of course, it's hard to support full-time programmers, so we do get funds from a set of companies that are interested in the health of the Mozilla project and so are willing to support the people working for the Foundation as well."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Health, People, Project, Support)

"Live action writers will give you a structure, but who the hell is talking about structure? Animation is closer to jazz than some kind of classical stage structure."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Action, Animation, Hell, Jazz, Talking, Will, Writers)

"What the hell kind of man decides to dress up as a bat and run around the city? There's got to be something a little bit loose in there."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Dress, Hell, Man)

"It's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Being)

"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)

"This is Red Barber speaking. Let me say hello to you all."
- Red Barber
"Publicity gets more than a little tiring. You want it, you need it, you crave it, and you're scared as hell when it stops."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Hell, Publicity, Want)

"'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Lie, Heaven, Hell, Loss, Pain)

"You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Hell)

"If somebody hits you with an object you should beat the hell out of them."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Hell)

"I read some of my stories recently and thought, 'How in the hell did I get away with that?' I had some really raw cynicism in some of them."
- Carl Barks
(Related: Thought, Cynicism, Hell)

"There's a lot more to being a woman than being a mother, but there's a hell of a lot more to being a mother than most people suspect."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Mother, People, Being, Hell, Woman)

"If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Hell, Learning)

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

"I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road."
- Kim Basinger
(Related: Sex, Hollywood, Road, Symbol)

"The beginning of the shows are different. One time we'll say 'Hello, Denver'. Another time we'll say 'Hello, Memphis'. It's always different."
- Lance Bass
(Related: Time, Beginning)

"Whether you come from heaven or hell, what does it matter, O Beauty!"
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"Of a very religious linebacker: He knocks the hell out of people, but in a Christian way."
- Sammy Baugh
(Related: People, Christian, Hell, Religious)

"Do you know what directors go through? It's just hell. Like, why do I work so hard - to think I'm only going to see this movie five times and then never see it again 'cause I'm so sick of it? What is it worth, honestly?"
- Michael Bay
(Related: Work, Hell, Worth)

"You have been tried by twelve good men and true, not of your peers but as high above you as heaven is of hell, and they have said you are guilty."
- Roy Bean
(Related: Men, Heaven, Hell)

"The most used phrase in my administration if I were to be President would be "What the hell you mean we're out of missiles?""
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Hell, President)

"'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Government, Name, Party, Republican)

"Let me go to hell, that's all I ask, and go on cursing them there, and them look down and hear me, that might take some of the shine off their bliss."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Hell)

"This person they make me out to be irritates the hell out of me as well."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Hell)

"What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good men lost on both sides."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Men, Difference, Hell, Right)

"This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bizarre, Chicago, Fun, Hell, Wonder)

"This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bizarre, Chicago, Fun, Hell, Wonder)

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

"The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Art, Ideas, Criticism, Fashion)

"Of all the inhabitants of the inferno, none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell, and the secret function of purgatory is to make of heaven an effective reality."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Heaven, Hell, Reality)

"The principle of asceticism never was, nor ever can be, consistently pursued by any living creature. Let but one tenth part of the inhabitants of the earth pursue it consistently, and in a day's time they will have turned it into a Hell."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Time, Day, Earth, Hell, Living, Will)

"I think Sarah Michelle Gellar has done some brilliant work as Buffy."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Work)

"After 13 years of life on the half shell in Hollywood, I have made a trip where I wasn't a tourist."
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Life, Hollywood, Years)

"It struck me that what I'd heard about certain celebrities was true: they had It, whatever the hell It was. Star power isn't a myth; it is tangible and forceful."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Power, Hell, Myth)

"I spent two weeks prancing around a studio in Queens in my underwear with nine other guys. They were long days. But what the hell, it was Calvin Klein."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Hell)

"That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd, as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever entered into the head of mortal man."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Thought, Hell, Man, Punishment)

"I cannot understand for the life of me why DOE is going forward with this licensing procedure when we do not know whether or not the scientific documentation upon which you are basing your decisions is, in fact, flawed."
- Shelley Berkley
(Related: Life, Decisions, Fact)

"Not only is privatizing Social Security not the solution to Social Security, it would exacerbate the problem."
- Shelley Berkley
(Related: Security, Solution)

"For the Department of Energy to conduct this investigation is like the fox watching the hen house."
- Shelley Berkley
(Related: Energy, Investigation)

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

"As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Anger, Music, Sex, Culture, Privacy, Sweetness)

"As much experience, education and awareness as one can attain is important for a comedian."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Education, Experience, Awareness)

"My whole act is confession."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Act, Confession)

"I am careful with my material and presentation."
- Shelley Berman
"I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Humor, Literary, Teaching, Writing)

"I am presently in my thirteenth year of teaching a graduate course at the University of Southern California."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Teaching, University)

"I was an actor before becoming a comedian."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Actor)

"Outside came in '60. The Edge in '61. All three made Gold, but the biggest seller was Inside."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Gold)

"My first job was at a Chicago night club called Mr. Kelly's."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Chicago, First, Job, Night)

"I will always love to perform standup comedy."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Love, Comedy, Will)

"Incidentally, I'm still looking for acting work, my first love."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Love, Work, Acting, First, First love)

"Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Performance)

"I quit smoking well over twenty years ago."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Smoking, Years)

"I believe it is important for comedians to know who came before them."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Comedians)

"The Steve Allen Sunday night show had the right to two options after my first performance."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Performance, First, Night, Options, Right)

"Though it sold very well, I hated The Edge."
- Shelley Berman
"Unquestionably, standup comedy is and has always been an art form."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Art, Comedy)

"So that this thing that aired in 1963 would result a few years later in personal bankruptcy, would result in having people be on edge with me, wondering when I'm going to blow up."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: People, Result, Years)

"The most memorable performance was my appearance in concert in Carnegie Hall. The first standup to do so."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Performance, Appearance, First)

"While you're improvising, you may come up with something which will break him up. As soon as that smile comes out, you know that, hey, we're having fun."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Fun, May, Smile, Will)

"The old problems - love, money, security, status, health, etc. - are still here to plague us or please us."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Health, Love, Money, Old, Problems, Security)

"Hell, madam, is to love no longer."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Love, Hell)

"I wanted to do the whole album in black and white, and it really killed me that when you see it in the light it's got green in it. I don't know what the hell that was about."
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Related: Hell, Light)

"Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people and sending them off to distant lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Government, People, Duty, Press)

"When some guy shows up with a shopping bag full of records and CD's and wants me to sign every one plus fifteen pieces of blank paper I wonder what the hell is he doing with all of that?"
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Hell, Wonder)

"Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair."
- William Blake
(Related: Love, Care, Despair, Heaven, Hell)

"How can you be in hell while you are in my heart?"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Heart, Hell)

"I have watched patients stand and gaze longingly toward the city they in all likelihood will never enter again. It means liberty and life; it seems so near, and yet heaven is not further from hell."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Life, Heaven, Hell, Liberty, Will)

"But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell."
- Louise Bogan
(Related: Childhood, Hell)

"Most people would rather stay home and watch Casablanca for the fourth time or the 10th time on Turner Classic Movies than go see Matrix 12 or whatever the hell the flavor of the month is."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Home, Movies, Time, People, Hell)

"I was blown away by the control and the range that I was hearing. I'm listening to Pavarotti and thinking, What the hell have I been doing with my voice all these years?"
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Control, Hearing, Hell, Listening, Thinking, Voice, Years)

"Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell."
- Frank Borman
(Related: Christianity, Capitalism, Hell)

"We cannot arrive at Shakespeare's whole dramatic way of looking at the world from his tragedies alone, as we can arrive at Milton's way of regarding things, or at Wordsworth's or at Shelley's, by examining almost any one of their important works."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Shakespeare, World)

"You can't dodge them all. I got hammered plenty of times through the years. But you just get up and keep playing. I can tell you from experience, though. Sometimes it hurts like hell."
- Terry Bradshaw
(Related: Experience, Hell, Years)

"I put myself into character for my songs."
- Michelle Branch
(Related: Character, Songs)

"I would love to be in musical theater and be on Broadway. If someone were to offer me a position to do something like that, I wouldnt pass it down. Im a huge fan of musicals and I really want to do that."
- Michelle Branch
(Related: Love, Theater, Want)

"I think its so cool that you can pick up the guitar and create something that didn't exist 5 minutes ago. You can write something that no ones ever heard before. You have music at your fingertips."
- Michelle Branch
(Related: Music, Guitar)

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

"I followed my heart and figured that if I tried and failed, at least I'd know that I tried."
- Michelle Branch
(Related: Heart)

"Thus much for thy assurance know; a hollow friend is but a hellish foe."
- Nicholas Breton
(Related: Friend)

"Most cynics are really crushed romantics: they've been hurt, they're sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that's protecting this tiny, dear part in them that's still alive."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: Cynicism, Hurt)

"The place was built on the premise that people want to gamble, and they may as well do it here. They look after their clientele, and, hell, they treat me like I'm one of their family."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Family, People, Hell, May, Want)

"Bite off more than you can chew and then chew like hell."
- Peter Brock
(Related: Hell)

"Hell is paved with great granite blocks hewn from the hearts of those who said, I can do no other."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Hell)

"Prisons don't rehabilitate, they don't punish, they don't protect, so what the hell do they do?"
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Hell)

"Now is the time for all good men to run like hell."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Men, Time, Hell, Now)

"I'll put you through hell, but at the end of it all we'll be champions."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: End, Hell)

"I believe in a packed Heaven and an empty Hell."
- Pat Buckley
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell."
- Buddha
(Related: Victory, Angels, Heaven, Hell)

"We want consumers to say, 'That's a hell of a product' instead of, 'That's a hell of an ad.'"
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Hell, Want)

"After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Society, People, Hell, Military, Police, Want)

"It's about avoiding reality through various escape routes that become addictions and lead to Hell. My character is addicted to television, chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son, which has no basis in reality."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Son, Dream, Character, Coffee, Hell, Reality, Television)

"One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague."
- Robert Burton
(Related: Hell)

"Angelina came up, and as soon as we said hello, I thought, This is going to be great. I'm really going to love doing this with her. And I did. And then I was very excited to do the movie after that."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Love, Thought)

"Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Religion, Hope, Companionship, Heaven, Relatives, Suicide)

"Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion."
- George Byron
(Related: Religion, Truth)

"I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Hell, Help, Humanity, Thinking)

"Patriotism is the religion of hell."
- James Branch Cabell
(Related: Patriotism, Religion, Hell)

"When my job was attempting to predict future economic developments for the Shell oil company, I was frequently reminded of an Arabic saying: 'Those who claim to foresee the future are lying, even if by chance they are later proved right.'"
- Vince Cable
(Related: Chance, Company, Future, Job, Lying, Oil, Right)

"Why? Will no man ever do something without a why? Just like that? For the hell of it?"
- Michael Cacoyannis
(Related: Hell, Man, Will)

"The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul."
- John Calvin
(Related: Soul, Conscience, Hell, Living)

"Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell."
- Cass Canfield
(Related: People, Doctors, Nurses)

"I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from Louisiana."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: College)

"So yeah, but from the show and as far as MTV I have a lot of friends, and from the challenges and the other shows, that I've met. I currently don't have any enemies that I know of."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"I've always liked Playboy; I think it's very tasteful."
- Trishelle Cannatella
"I'm on the cover of the lingerie football swimsuit calendar this year."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Football)

"I'd like to be an assistant producer to a reality show."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Reality)

"I would like to host a show, something like travel or cooking or something like that, something I'm really interested in, and so I'm pitching a couple television shows."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Travel, Cooking, Television)

"Theo does comedy now, and he's traveling around the country doing comedy, and I actually just saw him, he's from Louisiana, and I just saw him when I went home to visit my family in Louisiana. I saw his comedy show and he was brilliant."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Family, Home, Comedy, Country, Now, Traveling, Visit)

"I want to try out for Playmate actually. I talked to one of the photographers about doing test shots."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Want)

"I tried out for another show while I was in college so I could pay off my student loans, and it sort of led to The Real World. The same people that were casting that show were casting The Real World, so they asked me to do it."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: People, College, World)

"But Tammy Faye calls me, and Ron Jeremy calls me, Erik Estrada sends me a Christmas card every year."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Christmas)

"Because I just like sports, I like athletics and I like competition."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Sports, Competition)

"And I have a couple swimsuit calendars I did that are coming out."
- Trishelle Cannatella
"And I'm auditioning right now for a movie, and then I have a script that I'm reading right now for a horror film, and I'm meeting for a couple of television shows that I just had yesterday, and pretty much was offered one of them."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Film, Horror, Meeting, Now, Pretty, Reading, Right, Television, Yesterday)

"I've watched my duty, straight an' true, an' tried to do it well; Part of the time kept heaven in view, An' part steered clear of hell."
- Will Carleton
(Related: Time, Duty, Heaven, Hell)

"To appreciate heaven well, it's good for a person to have some fifteen minutes of hell."
- Will Carleton
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

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

"The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: First, Man)

"You should never meet your heroes. Paul Newman... I was so excited about meeting him, but he turned up in shell suit bottoms, slippers, and a jumper. He was just so worn out and old, he wanted to go home."
- Allan Carr
(Related: Home, Heroes, Meeting, Old)

"In the last 15 or 20 years, I've watched the British press simply go to hell. There seems to be no limit, no depths to which the tabloids won't sink. I don't know who these people are but they're little pigs."
- John Le Carre
(Related: People, Hell, Press, Years)

"For some reason I did something where I realized I could get a reaction. That was when I broke out of my shell at school, because I really didn't have any friends or anything like that and I just kind of was going along, and then finally I did this zany thing, and all of a sudden I had tons of friends."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Friends, Reason, School)

"Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Eating, Grandparents, Hell, Noses)

"When our thoughts - which bring actions - are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white, we are in a living hell. That is as real as hell will ever be."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: Thoughts, Actions, Hate, Hell, Living, Will)

"How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man."
- Johnny Cash
(Related: Deep, Heaven, Hell, Man)

"Why the hell do we make such a big deal out of things that shouldn't be a big deal?"
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Hell)

"To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them!"
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine
(Related: Music, People, Hell, Prose, Reason, Restraint, Want)

"First, people don't read novels off screens, and they don't have a tendency to shell out real money for books when they don't retain anything physically for their money."
- Jack L. Chalker
(Related: Money, People, Books, First)

"A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode."
- Chanakya
(Related: Consequences, Hell, Karma, Man)

"I have said it already, I am convinced that the way to build a new and better world is not capitalism. Capitalism leads us straight to hell."
- Hugo Chavez
(Related: Capitalism, Hell, World)

"An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2.6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell."
- Hugo Chavez
(Related: Hell, Machine, Poor, Road, Years)

"It's always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it's always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: War, Day, First, Hell, Widows)

"I'm learning English at the moment. I can say 'Big Ben', 'Hello Rodney', 'Tower Bridge' and 'Loo'."
- Cher
(Related: English, Learning)

"I feel there should have been some recognition of the Spice Girls at this year's 25th anniversary. We flew the flag for Britain around the globe in the 1990s and we achieved a hell of a lot."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Girls, Hell)

"Hell is paved with priests' skulls."
- John Chrysostom
(Related: Hell)

"If you're going through hell, keep going."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Hell)

"If you are going through hell, keep going."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Hell)

"If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Devil, Hell)

"Woes and wonders of Power, that tonic hell, synthesis of poison and panacea."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Power, Hell, Poison, Wonders)

"Hello from above our magnificent planet Earth."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Earth)

"You know what black hatred women feel toward me as soon as they see me, until I return inside my shell, they use every possible weapon. As soon as a generous man tries to help me out, a woman is here to hold his arm and prevent him from acting."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Women, Acting, Hatred, Help, Man, Woman)

"Our cat is kind dove shellfish, and thinks the world is hers, She finds a comfy spot and then we pet turtle sheep purrs."
- Brian P. Cleary
(Related: Pet, Sheep, World)

"Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Life, Hell, Holiday)

"Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere."
- Paulo Coelho
(Related: Love, Paradise, Hell)

"There's nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Being, Friends, Gay, Hell, Nothing, Wrong)

"Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Marriage, Earth, Heaven, Hell, May, Will)

"Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Charity, Earth, Heaven, Hell)

"It's hell with that big beard and stuff. That's the one bit I don't like. Either you take out at lunch or you don't eat. So I opted not to eat, 'cause having to put it on twice is horrific."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Hell)

"There were bars that began to have acoustic musicians play, it was 1970: Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, America, The Eagles, all that kind of stuff was popular. It was very easy for me to just kind of move in and be noticed."
- Shawn Colvin
(Related: America, Eagles, Musicians, Play, Popular)

"Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned."
- William Congreve
(Related: Love, Hatred, Heaven, Hell, Woman)

"Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their luster."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Home, Beach, Today, Words)

"We have a thin candy shell, I'm surprised you didn't know that."
- Tre Cool
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."
- Bill Copeland
"Pat O'Brien knows nothing. He's on the Hell express."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Hell, Nothing)

"My version, of course, is not this flag-waving, let's all get on the Jesus train and ride out of hell. I'm not that kind of guy. It's an embrace that life is good, worth living and yeah, it's not easy, but there are more pluses than minuses."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Life, Hell, Living, Worth)

"Even Obama's staunchest supporters are starting to leave him. Last week Michelle Obama demanded to see a copy of his birth certificate."
- Ann Coulter
"Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again."
- Noel Coward
(Related: Love, Peace, Courage, Greatness, Hope, Country, Day, Dignity, Gallantry, Heaven, Hell, Spirit, Will)

"You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Hell, May, Will)

"I think the toughest part for me was when Herschelle said that he obviously looked up to his Captain, and he felt if his Captain could do it, then so could he, and that to me was when it really struck home."
- Hansie Cronje
(Related: Home)

"I met Elvis first in Las Vegas. I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello."
- Norm Crosby
(Related: First)

"What a man has made himself he will be; his state is the result of his past life, and his heaven or hell is in himself."
- Catherine Crowe
(Related: Life, Heaven, Hell, Man, Past, Result, State, Will)

"The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: People, Fact, Hell, Intolerance, Religious, Satisfaction)

"Listen; there's a hell of a good universe next door: let's go."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Hell, Universe)

"America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: America, Faults, Hell, May, Mistakes)

"The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to this teachers."
- Harvey Cushing
(Related: Man, May, Responsibility, Stress, Teachers)

"The traces of upheavals become more impressive when one moves a little higher, when one gets even closer to the foot of the great mountain ranges. There are still plenty of shell layers. We notice them, even thicker and more solid ones."
- George Cuvier
"'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable."
- Timothy Dalton
(Related: Film, Glory, Opera, Wind)

"What is a movie star? It is an illusion. It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real."
- Jean Claude Van Damme
(Related: Women, Famous, Illusion)

"I get a little jealous of these actor boys. They walk into a club, and in two seconds flat there are swarms of girls who are wanting so badly to touch them or just say hello. That's not the case with me, or any other girl I know."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Actor, Boys, Girls)

"Boy, I'd hate to shoot on tape or disc or whatever the hell they're talking about. I love film."
- Frank Darabont
(Related: Love, Film, Hate, Hell, Talking)

"All I can really say is it's bloodier than hell. In this one I'm going to be much more direct and honest in my description of the actual killings and the crime scene."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Crime, Hell)

"Sure my career means a hell of a lot, but it will never come before Sandy and my son."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Son, Career, Hell, Will)

"Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Truth, Hell)

"I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Being, Hell)

"From the moment I was six I felt sexy. And let me tell you it was hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Hell, Waiting)

"This is one hell of a business I picked to be in."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: Business, Hell)

"I ain't what I used to be, but who the hell is?"
- Dizzy Dean
(Related: Hell)

"Pride the first peer and president of hell."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: First, Hell, President, Pride)

"My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is."
- Ellen DeGeneres
(Related: Day, Hell, Now, Walking)

"You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 today and we don't know where the hell she is."
- Ellen DeGeneres
(Related: Day, Hell, Today, Walking)

"O what a heaven is love! O what a hell!"
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Heaven)

"What a heaven is love! O what a hell!"
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Heaven)

"At one time, whenever the hell it was, they wanted a character to come in and stir up the pot. They brought me in for 8-10 episodes and said we'll try it for that."
- William Devane
(Related: Time, Character, Hell)

"Chelsea Morning is a great Joni Mitchell song and I guess I'm partial to her lyrics because they show me a slightly different perspective on life."
- Neil Diamond
(Related: Life, Perspective, Song)

"I haven't deliberately set out to play the blonde bombshell in my movies. In fact, it's probably been quite the opposite. After the success of The Mask, I wasn't offered all that many blonde bombshell parts, to be honest. I think people believed from the beginning that I could actually walk and talk at the same time."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Success, Time, Movies, People, Beginning, Fact, Play, Talk)

"Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Heaven, Hell, Parting)

"I had to fight like hell to convince people I was beautiful in my own Polish half-breed way."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: People, Fight, Hell)

"Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me?""
- Annie Dillard
(Related: God, Hell, Sin)

"I can walk into a bookstore and hand over my credit card and they don't know who the hell I am. Maybe that says something about bookstore clerks."
- E. L. Doctorow
(Related: Credit, Hell)

"Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven."
- John Donne
(Related: Despair, Heaven, Hell, Joy, Serenity)

"We'll take a five-minute break while I go give myself hell."
- Antal Dorati
(Related: Hell)

"It is, I think, harder for women. I haven't quite figured it out, and all of my women friends haven't figured it out -how the hell do you do this? How do you work and have families?"
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Women, Work, Friends, Hell)

"Why can't everybody leave everybody else the hell alone."
- Jimmy Durante
(Related: Hell)

"Without tolerance, our world turns into hell."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Hell, Tolerance, World)

"I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right hook during my first week on the job. It was awful. They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Actors, First, Job, Right)

"Making it big in this world is such a rip-off, you gotta keep your head together or it can be totally without meaning."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Meaning, World)

"You think he's going to like you better, but then one day you look in the mirror and realize you've changed yourself - physically and emotionally - into a woman who's totally different from the one he was attracted to the first place."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Day, First, Woman)

"The world doesn't end just because one thing goes wrong."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: End, World, Wrong)

"Pigs are not that dirty. And they're smart, strange little creatures. They just need love."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Love)

"Somewhere along the line, Bob said I'd better begin taking this business seriously, because, whether I liked it or not, I had a career."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Business, Career)

"Take events in your life seriously, take work seriously, but don't take yourself seriously, or you'll become affected, pompous and boring."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Life, Work, Events)

"No matter what it is, pick yourself up and go on to the next project."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Project)

"There's nothing that can beat the feeling of doing a movie or a TV show that makes everyone feel good."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Feeling, Nothing)

"Two months later at a party, Bernard pulled me into a closet and proposed. I said yes."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Months, Party)

"We live from day to day and get as much joy out of experiencing as we can."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Day, Joy)

"You don't direct ostriches, you herd them."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Ostriches)

"In Houston everyone owns guns and uses 'em - sometimes just for the hell of it."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Hell, Houston)

"I'm one of those people who thinks you can have a happy life and still be an artist."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Life, People, Artist)

"When I'd finished, everybody said they wanted me for this movie. At first I thought they meant a nudie flick since an awful lot of nudies are made in Houston."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Thought, First, Houston)

"I don't know if I was a desirable person, not just physically but emotionally and mentally and intellectually. I still have a long way go and a lot to learn, but I'm on my way, I don't think I'm terribly attractive, but I'm comfortable with my looks."
- Shelley Duvall
"And of course, now that Bernard and I have found each other forever, we're determined to create our own little world in order to survive the one we're in."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Now, Order, World)

"Anyway, I went out and bought thousands of dollars worth of mature clothes so I'd look like a person to be taken seriously, instead of a pretty little twit."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Clothes, Pretty, Worth)

"Bernard and I intend doing a lot with our lives and that includes actively helping other people. But how can we tell you our plans when we haven't finished making them yet?"
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: People)

"But I never let a fantasy get away, because I always stop to analyze it."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Fantasy)

"But most of what I've learned about acting - and a lot of what I've learned about life in the past seven years - was taught to me by Robert Altman."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Life, Acting, Past, Years)

"In school the kids thought I was freaky because I made straight A's and daydreamed a lot."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Thought, Kids, School)

"Having been an actress before becoming a producer has helped, because I realize the needs."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Needs)

"I felt little awkward about taking one boyfriend to see a film starring another boyfriend."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Boyfriend, Film)

"I like to pick my own vegetables."
- Shelley Duvall
"I suppose I learned organization from Altman."
- Shelley Duvall
"I was traveling in Europe with Paul and suddenly realized my passport still said I was Mrs. Sampson."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Europe, Traveling)

"I'm not afraid of aging."
- Shelley Duvall
"Acting in films hasn't changed me. I feel exactly the same."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Acting)

"For a while we lived in a tent we'd pitched inside his parents' house and we slept on pillows."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Parents)

"A worker's paradise is a consumer's hell."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Paradise, Hell)

"I would make tea for Joni Mitchell or clean her car, anything to be in the studio and watch her work."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Work, Car, Tea)

"Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Hell, Rules, Trying)

"No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Patriotism, Dissent, Duty, Hell, Rebellion)

"I am the epitome of a walking contradiction for various reasons, only one of which being that I feel my existence is of heaven and hell."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Being, Contradiction, Existence, Heaven, Hell, Walking)

"I've gone through hell and back."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Hell)

"I'm so close to Heaven, this Hell cannot be mine."
- Melissa Etheridge
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"I wish I could sing. I love singers, but I am way too shy. Scares the hell out of me."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Love, Hell)

"I was dying but suddenly had a second chance at living."
- Shelley Fabares
(Related: Chance, Dying, Living)

"We need to appreciate how precious life is."
- Shelley Fabares
(Related: Life)

"They had to match blood type and meet all sorts of things I don't know about."
- Shelley Fabares
(Related: Blood)

"I had to have a complete liver transplant."
- Shelley Fabares
"This is the kind of situation that can tear people apart. It tears at the fabric of your soul and can certainly tear at your marriage and ours has gotten only stronger."
- Shelley Fabares
(Related: Marriage, Soul, People, Tears)

"I waited with a beeper for a year and 10 months to get that gift."
- Shelley Fabares
(Related: Months)

"I think hell's a real place where real people spend a real eternity."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: People, Eternity, Hell)

"Everything has changed. When I was at school and was told I had better learn English, I said: What for? The English are a hell of a long way away!"
- Juan Manuel Fangio
(Related: English, Hell, School)

"I'm bad and I'm going to hell, and I don't care. I'd rather be in hell than anywhere where you are."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Care, Hell)

"When I read the script, I was like, Hello, woman in a box. I had to explore that to the end."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: End, Woman)

"Am I Latin? Am I American? What the hell am I? I love my culture and I'm very proud of my culture."
- America Ferrera
(Related: Love, American, Culture, Hell)

"Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Hell, Vote)

"Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: People, Doctors, Nurses)

"Certainly Dracula did bring a hell of a lot of joy to a hell of a lot of women. And if this erotic quality hadn't come out we'd have been very disappointed."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Women, Quality, Hell, Joy)

"England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses."
- John Florio
(Related: Men, Women, EnglParadise, Hell, Horses)

"Why the hell can't people just write nice happy stories about people having happy sex? That's what I want, and I bet a whole bunch of other people want it too."
- Phil Foglio
(Related: Sex, People, Hell, Want)

"The corals do not look much worn, but still appear to have been dead. There are some delicate shells of molluscs from depths beyond 500 fathoms, where they were certainly living."
- Edward Forbes
(Related: Living)

"Hell, if I didn't drink drink or smoke, I'd win twenty games every year. It's easy when you don't drink or smoke or horse around."
- Whitey Ford
(Related: Games, Hell)

"The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell."
- John W. Foster
(Related: Dying, Hell, Pride)

"I don't think that fundamentalism has anything to do with Jesus Christ. They call themselves Christians, but if that's Christian, count me out. Fundamentalism is built on fear and greed. They're telling you to give them your money otherwise you're going to hell."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Money, Fear, Christian, Greed, Hell)

"If I were overweight because I ate too much, I would have far more of a complex. I would know if I just stopped eating and showed a little discipline I would be thin. But there's not a hell of a lot I can do about being short. You just gotta run with it."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Discipline, Being, Eating, Hell)

"And I think musicians can better run this state than politicians. And, hell, beauticians can better run the state than politicians."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Hell, Musicians, Politicians, State)

"Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Hell)

"I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Hell, Right)

"Hell is a half-filled auditorium."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Hell)

"It is absolutely true in war, were other things equal, that numbers, whether men, shells, bombs, etc., would be supreme. Yet it is also absolutely true that other things are never equal and can never be equal."
- J. F. C. Fuller
(Related: Men, War, Bombs, Numbers)

"A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!"
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Fool, Paradise, Man)

"Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have had no time to go fishing."
- Clark Gable
(Related: Time, Fishing, Hell)

"Too much coffee. Too much coffee and Gatorade. It's a hell of a mix. If you're ever tired in the morning, just try that mix, and tell me what you think."
- Kevin Garnett
(Related: Coffee, Hell)

"The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell."
- William Lloyd Garrison
(Related: Death, Agreement, Hell)

"Detroit turned out to be heaven, but it also turned out to be hell."
- Marvin Gaye
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"I was trained in the '50s as a New Critic. I remember what literature was like before the New Critics, when people stood up and talked about Shelley's soul and such things."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Soul, People, Literature)

"Just because you donate sperm does not make you a father. I don't have a father. I would never give him the credit or acknowledge him as my father."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Father, Credit)

"I wouldn't change Buffy for anything and I wouldn't change the course in which she has evolved but it is nice to be able to do something that is a little different."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Change)

"I'm from New York, I make kind of somewhat maybe lewd, at times - maybe some would say dirty - jokes. But in jest."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Jest, Jokes)

"I've always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Love, Women, Culture, Film, Horror, Play)

"In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Women, Comedy, Drama, Television)

"It used to be only on TV that women could lead, that a show could be based on a woman."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Women, Woman)

"Our bodies are machines and have to be functional, and to do that they have to be fed properly."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Machines)

"The episodes all blend together for me, so I don't remember. I can't even remember what I had for breakfast this morning. I always feel I must be such a disappointment to them."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Disappointment)

"The thing about Buffy and Spike is they understand each other on a level that nobody else understands her."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
"There's a part of me that will always believe that Angel is Buffy's true love. That there will be a piece of her heart that will always be with him for the rest of her life."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Life, Love, Heart, Rest, Will)

"Ultimately, I want to have a good career and do interesting work."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Work, Career, Want)

"You're forced to think about what your goals are and you clarify them because you're taking this journey with another person and you need to be open with your partner."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Goals, Journey, Open)

"Well, that's the old story I heard about the Jackie Chan films. That, like, Jackie Chan will just keep going and when crew members drop he just replaces them. I don't know if that's true but after having worked in Japan I believe it might be true."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Old, Will)

"I think it's a mistake if people just fall in love and think that that's the only thing you need to keep you happy. There's a lot more to being with someone than just love."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Love, Mistake, People, Being)

"Being an actor gives you a chance to play all kinds of roles, very moving and dramatic on one project, silly and girlish on another. That's the most interesting thing out this business, you get to keep reinventing yourself."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Business, Actor, Being, Chance, Play, Project, Reinventing, Silly)

"I think actually what I'm going to do when I'm done and take my next vacation, is I'm going to go over and start unions in Japan. I'm going to unionize Japan. Because the way they work those crews is so criminal. There's no overtime, so they can just keep going."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Work, Vacation)

"As with anything, you need to keep your creative juices flowing and keep the character interesting."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Character)

"And I don't know what I'd do at a fraternity party. All that might be a little lost on me."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Party)

"Being a teen idol is what I've waited for my whole life."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Life, Teen, Being)

"But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out, be heroic, be the centerpiece."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Film, Woman)

"How can women be as thin as we are? We have personal trainers to work us out. We have specially prepared meals."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Women, Work)

"I also think it was important for me and Freddie to be able to have a lot of time to share our lives at the beginning of our marriage rather than my coming home at 9 or 10 at night from the set. Things have really worked out for the best for both of us."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Home, Marriage, Time, Beginning, Night)

"I also want the chance to work with some of the best actors in the business, because that's where you can learn so much by just being on a set and getting a feel for how they approach their role and how they work with you."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Work, Business, Actors, Being, Chance, Want)

"I don't smoke, don't drink much, and go to the gym five times a week. I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great. I can run a marathon, you know."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Marathon)

"I don't understand why James Bond has to be a man all the time. When Pierce Brosnan retires, why not one of us?"
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Time, Man)

"I like food. I like eating. And I don't want to deprive myself of good food."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Food, Eating, Want)

"I love Australia. My dream would be to have a place to live there and be able to commute back and forth."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Love, Dream)

"Because Buffy really has become the straight man, every once in a while it's nice to be the one that tells the joke and it's nice to be the one that is the joke and it's nice to do something that's a little bit different."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Man)

"I have been to hell and back. I had a very, very bad nervous breakdown."
- Andy Gibb
(Related: Hell)

"From each one of them rose separate columns of smoke, meeting in a pall overhead, and through the smoke came stabbing flashes of fire as German shells burst with thudding shocks of sound. This was the front line of battle."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Battle, Fire, Meeting, Sound)

"Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Pain, Understanding)

"In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Hell, Punishment)

"A man from hell is not afraid of hot ashes."
- Dorothy Gilman
(Related: Hell, Man)

"And for mathematical science, he that doubts their certainty hath need of a dose of hellebore."
- Joseph Glanvill
(Related: Science, Certainty)

"Demi Moore is a terrific woman and a hell of an actress."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Hell, Woman)

"Hawaii can be heaven and it can be hell."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"Too caustic? To hell with the costs, we'll make the picture anyway."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Hell)

"After you've done all the work and prepared as much as you can, what the hell, you might as well go out and have a good time."
- Benny Goodman
(Related: Time, Work, Hell)

"You don't go after poetry, you take what comes. Maybe the gods do it through me but I certainly do a hell of a lot of the work."
- Phyllis Gotlieb
(Related: Work, Poetry, Gods, Hell)

"I don't want to write formula. I don't want to crank these books out like sausages. Every book is different, which takes a hell of a lot of ingenuity on my part."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: Books, Formula, Hell, Want)

"If we had more hell in the pulpit, we would have less hell in the pew."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Hell)

"Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words to be used in a game of tennis, though these, of course, can be slightly amplified."
- Virginia Graham
(Related: Hell, Luck, Tennis, Words)

"It's like going into the Senate. You know, the first time you get there, you're all excited, "My God, how did I ever get here?" Then, about six months later, you say, "How the hell did the rest of them get here?""
- Mike Gravel
(Related: Time, God, First, Hell, Months, Rest, Senate)

"Hell hath no fury like a liberal scorned."
- Dick Gregory
(Related: Hell, Liberal)

"I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell, which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers. That's what I did before The Simpsons, and what I plan to do for the rest of my life."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Life, Hell, Newspapers, Rest)

"In the end, they pardoned me and packed me off to a home for the shell-shocked. Shortly before the end of the war, I was discharged a second time, once again with the observation that I was subject to recall at any time."
- George Grosz
(Related: Home, Time, War, End, Observation)

"All the plots of hell and commotions on earth have not so much as shaken God's hand to spoil one letter or line he has been drawing."
- William Gurnall
(Related: God, Earth, Hell)

"I started on the downers which were a hell of a lot better than the uppers because I was a nervous wreck."
- Corey Haim
(Related: Hell)

"I mean, there's a hell of a lot of grounds for protest, but you don't do it through music."
- Chico Hamilton
(Related: Music, Hell, Protest)

"I carry Yeats with me wherever I go. He's my constant companion. I always can find some comfort in Yeats no matter what the situation is. Months and months and months go by and I know I need to switch to Shelley or somebody else, but right now Yeats is enough for me."
- Linda Hamilton
(Related: Comfort, Months, Now, Right)

"There are but two places where all go after death, white and black, rich and poor; those places are Heaven and Hell. Heaven is a place made for those, who are born again, and who love God, and it is a place where they will be happy for ever."
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: Love, Death, God, Heaven, Hell, Poor, Will)

"I've seen the hell these people go through."
- Darrell Hammond
(Related: People, Hell)

"My very, very first professional job was when I was 19 years old - I got a job doing an educational industrial film on Shell Motor Oil's oil products. I really put my heart into it - I wrote a script for it, I did a lot of research."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Heart, Film, First, Job, Oil, Old, Research, Years)

"I became a real Shell Motor Oil expert, and I did this 25-minute film. It turned out really well and, as a result, they offered me more work and lots of commercials to direct."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Work, Film, Oil, Result)

"Life is short and if you're looking for extension, you had best do well. 'Cause there's good deeds and then there's good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell."
- Ben Harper
(Related: Life, Deeds, Heaven, Hell, Intentions)

"Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs there."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Philosophy)

"Along the beach I never collected shells from my father's shore."
- Corey Hart
(Related: Father, Beach)

"Some guys can do more talking in the ring, other guys do posing, body building, whatever the hell they do in the ring. But I don't have the big body, and I'm not the big smooth talker, but I can get in the ring and wrestle."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Body, Building, Hell, Talking)

"War is hell and all that, but it has a good deal to recommend it. It wipes out all the small nuisances of peace-time."
- Ian Hay
(Related: War, Peace, Hell)

"I like America anyway. In Japan we are much more formal. If two friends are separated for a long time and they meet they bow and bow and bow. They keep bowing without exchanging a word. Here they slap each other on the back and say: Hello, old man, how goes everything."
- Sessue Hayakawa
(Related: Time, America, Friends, Man, Old, Word)

"Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Acting, Heaven, Hell, Writing)

"There's nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you."
- Woody Hayes
(Related: Soul, Hell, Nothing)

"Not only did I get to play with these great international musicians, but I also had the opportunity to jam with the local celebrities in Toronto, people like the Walsh Brothers, David Wilcox, Kim Mitchell and the like. It was a great learning experience."
- Jeff Healey
(Related: Experience, People, Opportunity, Brothers, Learning, Musicians, Play)

"When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap."
- Cynthia Heimel
(Related: Acting, Being, Doubt, Earth, Fool, Hell)

"I felt just overwhelmed by input: the Vietnam war and the collapse of the '60s and the proliferation of media' it just felt like everything was too much to handle and you just tuned out."
- Richard Hell
(Related: War, Media, Vietnam)

"Well, I thought the Sex Pistols were the cream of the crop. They came in and topped everybody, for sure. They took all the existing strands and made a perfect package out of them."
- Richard Hell
(Related: Sex, Thought)

"We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Laughter, Zeal)

"I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private individuals."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Government, War)

"Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war - for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: War, People, Heroism, Killing)

"Peace on earth would mean the end of civilization as we know it."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Peace, Civilization, Earth, End)

"Rise above principle and do what's right."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Right)

"Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Men, Mediocrity)

"Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity, and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: People, Mediocrity)

"When I read something saying I've not done anything as good as "Catch-22" I'm tempted to reply, "Who has?""
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Saying)

"There was only one catch and that was Catch-22. Orr would be crazy to fly more missions and sane if he didn't, but if he was sane he had to fly them. If he flew them he was crazy and didn't have to; but if he didn't want to he was sane and had to."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Want)

"I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Dreams, Night, Nothing, Want)

"The enemy is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Enemy)

"I had examined myself pretty thoroughly and discovered that I was unfit for military service."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Military, Pretty, Service)

"I don't believe in miracles because it's been a long time since we've had any."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Time, Miracles)

"Hungry Joe collected lists of fatal diseases and arranged them in alphabetical order so that he could put his finger without delay on any one he wanted to worry about."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Delay, Order, Worry)

"He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Success, Man, Self)

"He knew everything about literature except how to enjoy it."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Literature)

"He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt."
- Joseph Heller
"Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Government, War)

"Every writer I know has trouble writing."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Trouble, Writer, Writing)

"Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Destiny, Injustice, Luck, Treachery)

"But that was war. Just about all he could find in its favor was that it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious influence of their parents."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: War, Children, Influence, Parents)

"I think in every country that there is at least one executive who is scared of going crazy."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Country)

"When I grow up I want to be a little boy."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Want)

"Fear is excitement without breath."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Fear, Excitement)

"The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Success, Management, First, Myth, Skill)

"Never ignore a gut feeling, but never believe that it's enough."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Feeling)

"Effective management always means asking the right question."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Management, Question, Right)

"The difference between management and administration (which is what bureaucrats used to do exclusively) is the difference between choice and rigidity."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Management, Choice, Difference)

"Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Baby)

"Nothing you write, if you hope to be good, will ever come out as you first hoped."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Hope, First, Nothing, Will)

"What a word is truth. Slippery, tricky, unreliable. I tried in these books to tell the truth."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Truth, Books, Word)

"We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, America, Mistakes, Past, Want)

"Unjust. How many times I've used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don't have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Courage, Hell, Justice, Now, Word)

"Truth made you a traitor as it often does in a time of scoundrels."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Time, Truth)

"Things start out as hopes and end up as habits."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: End, Habits)

"They're fancy talkers about themselves, writers. If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Advice, Fancy, Talking, Writers, Writing)

"There are people who eat the earth and eat all the people on it like in the Bible with the locusts. And other people who stand around and watch them eat."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, Bible, Earth)

"Success isn't everything but it makes a man stand straight."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Success, Man)

"People change and forget to tell each other."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Change, People, Forget)

"You lose your manners when you are poor."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Manners, Poor)

"Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Truth, Cynicism, Saying)

"Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?"
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, Injustice)

"My father was often angry when I was most like him."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Father)

"Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Belief, Act)

"Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Failure, Theater, Writing)

"God forgives those who invent what they need."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: God)

"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashion."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Conscience, Fashion, Will)

"It is not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, Strength)

"If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Advice, Talking, Writers, Writing)

"If you believe, as the Greeks did, that man is at the mercy of the gods, then you write tragedy. The end is inevitable from the beginning. But if you believe that man can solve his own problems and is at nobody's mercy, then you will probably write melodrama."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Gods, Beginning, End, Man, Mercy, Problems, Tragedy, Will)

"It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, Famous)

"Lonely people, in talking to each other, can make each other lonelier."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, Lonely, Talking)

"It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Act, Confidence, Right)

"I like people who refuse to speak until they are ready to speak."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People)

"The man who gives up accomplishes nothing and is only a hindrance. The man who does not give up can move mountains."
- Ernest Hello
(Related: Man, Mountains, Nothing)

"The Holy Bible is an abyss. It is impossible to explain how profound it is, impossible to explain how simple it is."
- Ernest Hello
(Related: Bible)

"There are men who would quickly love each other if once they were speak to each other; for when they spoke they would discover that their souls had only separated by phantoms and delusions."
- Ernest Hello
(Related: Love, Men)

"Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don't cheat with it."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Forget, Hell, Hurt, Tragedy)

"The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Life, Love, Eye, Goodbye)

"It'll work, if God, wind, leads, ice, snow, and all the hells of this damned frozen land are willing."
- Matthew Henson
(Related: God, Work, Land, Snow, Wind)

"I'm half-Irish, half-Dutch, and I was born in Belgium. If I was a dog, I'd be in a hell of a mess!"
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Belgium, Hell)

"Hell is full of good meanings and wishings."
- George Herbert
(Related: Hell)

"It doesn't matter that Bush scares the hell out of me. What matters is that he scares the hell out of a lot of very important people in Washington who can't speak out, in the military, in the intelligence community."
- Seymour Hersh
(Related: Intelligence, People, Community, Hell, Military, Washington)

"Chris Hemsworth is like Christopher Reeve in that he can do two things: he can wear a big red cape without a shred of self-consciousness. But he's also funny as hell, and he's so sweet. So with all the fish-out-of-water stuff, he's so funny. So he does almost two jobs in a way."
- Tom Hiddleston
(Related: Funny, Fish, Hell, Jobs, Self)

"I'm not like a gorgeous bombshell or anything like that."
- Utada Hikaru
"Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it."
- Edmund Hillary
(Related: Money, Science, Hell, Mountains)

"Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way round, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Life, People, Paradise, Hell, Propaganda)

"By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Life, People, Paradise, Heaven, Hell, Propaganda)

"Hell is paved with good samaritans."
- William M. Holden
(Related: Hell)

"In this country, don't forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There's no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country it's the worst kind of hell for those who love you."
- Billie Holiday
(Related: Love, Habit, Country, Forget, Hell)

"Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, Utters another."
- Homer
(Related: Heart, Hell)

"The thing you realize as you get older is that parents don't know what the Hell they're doing and neither will you when you get to be a parent."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: Hell, Parents, Will)

"In Hell all the messages you ever left on answering machines will be played back to you."
- Judy Horacek
(Related: Hell, Machines, Will)

"If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?"
- Douglas Horton
(Related: First, Heaven, Hell)

"Who made the world I cannot tell; 'Tis made, and here am I in hell. My hand, though now my knuckles bleed, I never soiled with such a deed."
- A. E. Housman
(Related: Deed, Hell, Now, World)

"I'm not crazy about arenas just because I can sell them out. It doesn't do anything for my ego at all. I want to play places where people don't have to sit in the nosebleed seats and wonder what the hell is going on."
- Whitney Houston
(Related: People, Ego, Hell, Play, Want, Wonder)

"Hell is where everyone is doing his own thing. Paradise is where everyone is doing God's thing."
- Thomas Howard
(Related: God, Paradise, Hell)

"Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: People, Christianity, Friends, Heaven, Hell)

"As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God's path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewith."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: God, Day, Gold, Hell)

"I gained 60 pounds, and I'm proud of it. Why do I need to watch my weight when I'm pregnant? I could eat whatever the hell I want to eat."
- Kate Hudson
(Related: Hell, Want, Weight)

"Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Hell, Humanity, Ugly)

"An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Paradise, Hell)

"Well, pioneers always suffer. I don't care who is the first to embark upon things. For instance, settlers that settled the West, Western Canada and the U.S... they went though hell doing it, but it had to be done."
- Bobby Hull
(Related: Canada, Care, First, Hell)

"Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue."
- David Hume
(Related: Men, Virtue, Heaven, Hell, Mankind, Vice)

"The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, then it's a pretty good detour."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Goodwill, Hell, Intentions, Pretty, Road, Senate)

"I find it very beautiful to work in different countries because I see the mentality differences there. It is so rich, one always carries forward something."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Work, Countries)

"We look in... Germany for a superstar. We began with 10,000 people, which applied. From these 10,000, 100 was selected. The jury is unbelievably competent."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: People, Germany, Jury)

"One says also, it is one of the most faithful men in Hollywood, and makes again more interesting it equal."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Men, Hollywood)

"If I go to Germany, I learn something in addition. The German television is very precise and respectable. One has never stress. In Italy it is more dynamic. But I amuse myself madly in both countries."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Countries, Germany, Italy, Stress, Television)

"I have had only two men in four years while he appears every week on the newspapers with another woman."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Men, Newspapers, Woman, Years)

"I had the luck that my parents educated me in three languages. With my mother I spoke Dutch, with my father Italian, and in the school I learned German. But my host language is Italian."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Mother, Father, Language, Luck, Parents, School)

"I had hoped that he has mouth smell or something other repelling, but nothing! It was even charming."
- Michelle Hunziker
"I find that one must accept the people in such a way as they are."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: People)

"The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"It's just as difficult to live in a self-made hell of privacy as it is to live in a self-made hell of publicity."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Hell, Privacy, Publicity, Self)

"Maybe this world is another planet's hell."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Hell, World)

"Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Hell, Intentions)

"A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Death, Knowledge, Belief, Ambition, Frustration, Hell, Majority, Rumor)

"I hate thinking about it, teaching about it, and writing about it. But the plain truth is that hell is real and real people go there for eternity."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: Truth, People, Eternity, Hate, Hell, Teaching, Thinking, Writing)

"Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Religion, Heaven, Hell, Theology)

"We know that Europe loves President Obama. He had adoring crowds. The press loves Obama. The question is how will this date end? Okay? The question is, to what end? Why do they love President Obama? They love his personal story, they love his wife. North Korea, China and Russia don't really care about Michelle's arms and, you know, whether they gave an iPod to the Queen, okay?"
- Laura Ingraham
(Related: Love, Wife, Care, Crowds, End, Europe, President, Press, Queen, Question, Russia, Will)

"Though the terror of the sea gives to none security, in the secret of the shell. Self preserving we may dwell."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: May, Sea, Security, Self, Terror)

"I talk to people who are musicians, and they go, Oh this is hell. And I go, Are you kidding me? You never put tar paper on a roof, did ya?"
- Chris Isaak
(Related: People, Hell, Musicians, Talk)

"My friends and I took songwriting very, very seriously. My hero was and still is Bob Dylan, but also people like Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell and that whole generation."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: People, Friends)

"One hell of an outlay for a very small return, with most of them."
- Glenda Jackson
(Related: Hell)

"Almost every time I make a building, some people will condemn it straight to Hell."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Time, People, Building, Hell, Will)

"The pain comes from knowing that we have never been safe, and therefore will never be safe again. It comes from knowing we can never be so ignorant again. It comes from knowing we can never be children again. Losing innocence. Remembering heaven. That was the essence of hell."
- John Jakes
(Related: Children, Heaven, Hell, Innocence, Losing, Pain, Will)

"The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way."
- William James
(Related: Hell, Theology, World, Wrong)

"The school-room sends men to the Legislature, to the bench, and the executive office. The bar-room sends them to the scaffold and hell."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Men, Hell, Office, School)

"I'm a bit surprised that the Raiders turned to Art Shell to be their new head coach, not because Shell isn't a good head coach - he had success before as the Raiders' head coach - but because he's been away from the game so long and the game has changed a lot in those years."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Art, Success, Coach, Years)

"The shell fishing industry represents a major part of Louisiana's economy."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Economy, Fishing)

"There's an inherent thing in me where, if things are going too smooth, I'll sabotage the hell out of them, just to make the music more of a sanctuary."
- Daniel Johns
(Related: Music, Hell)

"My sons are a hell of a lot easier to get through to than my daughter is. She seems to have my number. She can just run through the buttons."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Daughter, Hell, Sons)

"I pestered the hell out of everybody I ran into until I could play the guitar well enough to write and sing with it."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Guitar, Hell, Play)

"Barack Obama did tell me that I was one of Michelle Obama's favorite actors."
- Dwayne Johnson
(Related: Actors, Favorite)

"It's odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don't quite fully share the hell of someone close to you."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Hell, Pain)

"There will be a meeting of the great powers who will disagree, and the next noise we hear will be the screeching of elevators going up and down from heaven to hell."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Heaven, Hell, Meeting, Will)

"I'm not a humanitarian. I'm a hell-raiser."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Hell)

"Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Fight, Hell, Living)

"I'm not a humanitarian, I'm a hell-raiser."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Hell)

"I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country. You don't need a vote to raise hell! You need convictions and a voice!"
- Mother Jones
(Related: Country, Hell, Vote)

"Most of my friends between 21 and 31 are at different stages of figuring out what the hell they are going to do with their lives. It's a big part of our generation. What is the next step?"
- Orlando Jones
(Related: Friends, Hell)

"There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear."
- Ben Jonson
(Related: Fear, Hell)

"Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don't, who will?"
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: Dreams, Love, Hell, Magic, Will)

"If I am confirmed, I will commit to show Heller and the principles articulated in it the full measure of respect that is due to all constitution decisions of the court."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Constitution, Court, Decisions, Measure, Principles, Respect, Will)

"I don't blame it on the Hell's Angels. I blame it on the people who were there."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: People, Angels, Blame, Hell)

"What is design? It's where you stand with a foot in two worlds - the world of technology and the world of people and human purposes - and you try to bring the two together."
- Mitchell Kapor
(Related: Technology, People, Design, World)

"Inside every working anarchy, there's an Old Boy Network."
- Mitchell Kapor
(Related: Anarchy, Network, Old)

"Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant."
- Mitchell Kapor
(Related: Fire, Information, Internet)

"Architecture is politics."
- Mitchell Kapor
(Related: Architecture, Politics)

"When you know what an actor has, you can reach in and arouse it. If you don't know what he has, you don't know what the hell is going on."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Actor, Hell)

"I can make men follow me to hell."
- Philip Kearny
(Related: Men, Hell)

"There is not a fiercer hell than the failure in a great object."
- John Keats
(Related: Failure, Hell)

"I think everything Joni Mitchell did for music was big."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Music)

"At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can't tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me."
- Barnaby C. Keeney
(Related: Age, People, College, Hell, School, Tests)

"I've been through Hell with some of the members of my old band, and Hell is highly stressful."
- Gary Kemp
(Related: Hell, Old)

"And I liked pluralist Australia. I got a taste for pluralist Australia. I like, I like Australians and I can't believe that they're going to go to hell because they tell a good dirty joke, you know."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Hell, Taste)

"I remember Michael dribbling at the top of the key. Everybody knew to just get the hell out of his way."
- Steve Kerr
(Related: Hell, Key)

"I can understand why those bands do it. It can be a hell of a lot of bloody fun. People are allowed to have a bit of fun after the age of 40, and a lot of them do need the money."
- Nik Kershaw
(Related: Age, Money, People, Fun, Hell)

"To hell with facts! We need stories!"
- Ken Kesey
(Related: Hell)

"If the invaders reach Iran, the country will turn into a burning hell for them."
- Mohammad Khatami
(Related: Country, Hell, Will)

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

"Traditionally the show must go on which is a stupid thing to say, but that in a nutshell is what's going on. We have a new record out; if we won't tour, the new record dies. It's reality - it's what business is nowadays. You just need to tour to sell your albums."
- Kerry King
(Related: Business, Reality)

"Even though there's these songs and whoever the hell put it in the internet, if there's any good riffs in them, we raped the songs and put in the new ones."
- Kerry King
(Related: Hell, Internet, Songs)

"Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Society, Truth, Lie, Inferiority, Discrimination, Waking)

"The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Conflict, Hell)

"I said, to hell with the whole thing, to hell with show business. I'm gonna make a new life for myself, and I got off drugs, completely kicked all that stuff."
- Tommy Kirk
(Related: Life, Business, Drugs, Hell)

"I personally would not have plastic surgery. What the hell for? It looks ridiculous."
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Hell)

"In my job you can't just put your head in the sand and throw partisan bombshells. You have to get results."
- Amy Klobuchar
(Related: Job, Results)

"In the old days they, the promoters, wanted more and more from me. They wanted me to jump or spill my blood and break my bones. Every time they wanted me to jump further, and further, and further. Hell, they thought my bike had wings."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Time, Thought, Blood, Hell, Old)

"I got an agent and went up for the part of my first film, Five Gates to Hell."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Film, First, Hell)

"Looking back, I think we were all quite mature, surprisingly responsible. In earlier wars, boys of our age had just gone off to raise hell or enlist or both, but we stayed dutifully at our desks doing tomorrow's homework."
- John Knowles
(Related: Age, Boys, Hell, Tomorrow)

"It's true that the more you put in the more you get out and that has to be there I think, If you aren't really hooked on your instrument this job would be a hell on earth but if you are, it's the best."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Earth, Hell, Job)

"Normally, if you go through a game without attracting attention, you are doing a hell of a job."
- Jerry Kramer
(Related: Attention, Hell, Job)

"The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Fire, Quotations, Trouble)

"Kids cannot follow stories. They don't know what the hell is going on in a cartoon. They like to see funny visual things happening."
- John Kricfalusi
(Related: Funny, Hell, Kids)

"If you're not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business."
- Ray Kroc
(Related: Business, Hell, Risk)

"Conservatism is not about the party, because the party is merely the shell. It is the inside - it's the filling that really means something."
- Jonathan Krohn
(Related: Conservatism, Party)

"Warhol's images made sense to me, although I knew nothing at the time of his background in commercial art. To be honest, I didn't think about him a hell of a lot."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Time, Art, Hell, Nothing, Sense)

"If we remove ourselves from the world, we are pretending that we can follow our own individual enlightenment and let the rest of the world go to hell, so to speak."
- Satish Kumar
(Related: Hell, Rest, World)

"I got a call this morning, and it was from Nancy Kerrigan, wishing me luck. She wished me luck and sent me all her good wishes."
- Michelle Kwan
(Related: Luck, Wishes, Wishing)

"I always thought after 2002 that I'd hang up my skates and turn professional and just go on tour and do shows. But I don't know when it is enough. I mean, I still enjoy it. I'm the luckiest girl alive that I get to perform in front of thousands of people, do what I love doing."
- Michelle Kwan
(Related: Love, Thought, People)

"I was so worried about winning, it was as if I was caught up in my own web."
- Michelle Kwan
(Related: Winning)

"Skating takes up 70 percent of my time, school about 25 percent. Having fun and talking to my friends, 5 percent. It's hard. I envy other kids a lot of things, but I get a guilt trip when I'm not training."
- Michelle Kwan
(Related: Time, Envy, Friends, Fun, Guilt, Kids, School, Talking, Training)

"I think all those artists are artists who are appreciated because you believe their words and you appreciate their honesty in their music. If you don't appreciate the honesty in the music, the beat can be fly as hell but you'll never give an emcee props."
- Talib Kweli
(Related: Music, Honesty, Artists, Hell, Words)

"These are my friends, my family. It would be hell on earth to spend the rest of my life leading them into situations where some of them are going to get killed... but it would be worse watching someone well-meaning but incompetent or untrained double those deaths."
- Mercedes Lackey
(Related: Life, Family, Earth, Friends, Hell, Leading, Rest)

"I think any movie star who refuses autographs has a hell of a nerve."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Hell)

"Mother beat the hell out of us. She'd have wild outbursts."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Mother, Hell)

"Sometimes the odds are against you-the director doesn't know what the hell he's doing, or something falls apart in the production, or you're working with an actor who's just unbearable."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Actor, Hell, Production)

"Allow the diversity to exist. There is nothing wrong with it. Hell, we put up with the religious right-we can put up with transgendered human beings."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Diversity, Hell, Nothing, Religious, Right, Wrong)

"I've played almost every lead character from Henry VI to Othello. I'm dying to tackle Richard III sometime."
- Ted Lange
(Related: Character, Dying)

"I created Punk for this day and age. Do you see Britney walking around wearing ties and singing punk? Hell no. That's what I do. I'm like a Sid Vicious for a new generation."
- Avril Lavigne
(Related: Age, Day, Hell, Punk, Singing, Walking)

"Hell is nothing else but nature departed or excluded from the beam of divine light."
- William Law
(Related: Nature, Hell, Light, Nothing)

"Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell. They are right to do so. Canada is to the United States what, in Dante's scheme, Limbo is to Hell."
- Irving Layton
(Related: Canada, Hell, Right, states, United)

"Kansas had better stop raising corn and begin raising hell."
- Mary Elizabeth Lease
(Related: Hell)

"Yes, hell exists. It is not a fairy tale. One indeed burns there. This hell is not at the end of life. It is here. At the beginning. Hell is what the infant must experience before he gets to us."
- Frederick Leboyer
(Related: Experience, Life, Beginning, End, Hell)

"There are people hell-bent on the idea that we're a Christian band in disguise, and that we have some secret message. We have no spiritual affiliation with this music. It's simply about life experience."
- Amy Lee
(Related: Experience, Life, Music, People, Idea, Christian, Disguise, Hell, Spiritual)

"To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Circumstances, Hell)

"President Bush says he needs a month off to unwind. Unwind? When the hell does this guy wind?"
- David Letterman
(Related: Hell, Needs, President, Wind)

"President Bush has said that he does not need approval from the UN to wage war, and I'm thinking, well, hell, he didn't need the approval of the American voters to become president, either."
- David Letterman
(Related: War, American, Approval, Hell, President, Thinking, Wage)

"My secret for success? I don't know what the hell success means."
- Al Lewis
(Related: Success, Hell)

"The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Hell, Road)

"If I'm going to Hell, I'm going there playing the piano."
- Jerry Lee Lewis
(Related: Hell)

"The Red Sox are a curious thing because so much here is media driven. You can't go fire half your scouts here because they are all friends with the local reporters. Your life is going to hell in the papers."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: Life, Fire, Friends, Hell, Media)

"Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Marriage, Heaven, Hell)

"One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Beach)

"Rock n' Roll came from the slaves singing gospel in the fields. Their lives were hell and they used music to lift out of it, to take them away. That's what rock n' roll should do - take you to a better place."
- Meat Loaf
(Related: Music, Hell, Singing)

"This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven."
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"I did get to work with Anthony Hopkins on 'The Human Stain.' If I ever manage to accomplish a quarter of what he's achieved, I'll have had one hell of a career."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Work, Career, Hell)

"I'm not perfect, but I'd like to be perfect. I'm working on it."
- Shelley Long
"Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust."
- Shelley Long
(Related: Trust, People)

"If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win."
- Shelley Long
(Related: Home, Trouble)

"I've helped people get rid of headaches by placing my hand on their forehead, and backaches by placing my hand on their back. It's a powerful example of love that really works."
- Shelley Long
(Related: Love, People, Example)

"I'm a real 'go, go' person... I'd make myself crazy by pushing too hard. It's important to pull pack the reins a little bit and get in touch with what's inside."
- Shelley Long
"I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem."
- Shelley Long
(Related: Confidence, Self)

"I like men to be men and I like them to care about me and to take care of me. I'm willing to let them do that."
- Shelley Long
(Related: Men, Care)

"I don't believe in predestination, even though I was raised a Presbyterian."
- Shelley Long
"Did you know that, if you visualise, you can actually hug on the phone?"
- Shelley Long
"If it's not some daring, dangerous affair, it's just not interesting, or so it seems. So, here you have two people - a famous American iconic couple - who actually like each other sexually, in marriage. Imagine."
- Shelley Long
(Related: Marriage, People, American, Famous)

"The town caught fire in several places, shells crashed and burst, and solid shot rained like hail."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Fire)

"People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Money, Life, People, Choices, Hell, Pain, Thinking, Wonder, Years)

"I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Truth, Being, Feeling, Gay, Hell, Key, Light, Lonely)

"If the Lord should bring a wicked man to heaven, heaven would be hell to him; for he who loves not grace upon earth will never love it in heaven."
- Christopher Love
(Related: Love, Earth, Grace, Heaven, Hell, Man, Will)

"There's no wobble in Bush. If anything, the opposite. Right after hello, the next words out of his mouth are: I've never been more convinced that the decisions I made are the right decisions."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: Decisions, Right, Words)

"It was hell to go through what I went through. I didn't know I had so many friends. Many people gave a damn about my situation. They helped cure me."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: People, Cure, Friends, Hell)

"I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Heart, Hell, Labor, Schools, Will, Youth)

"It has long been a fact familiar to geologists, that, both on the east and west coasts of the central part of Scotland, there are lines of raised beaches, containing marine shells of the same species as those now inhabiting the neighbouring sea."
- Charles Lyell
(Related: Fact, Now, Scotland, Sea)

"I don't know who the hell Paul Lynde is, or why he's funny, and I prefer it to be a mystery to me."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Funny, Hell, Mystery)

"My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books."
- James MacArthur
(Related: Idea, Books, Hell)

"I'd like to do more Shakespeare. I'd like to do Iago in Othello. I look so benign. It would be interesting to see that black evil come out of my soul."
- Kyle MacLachlan
(Related: Soul, Evil, Shakespeare)

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

"I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Religion, Time, People, Battle, Fight, Freedom, Hell)

"We knew Chris Matthews had no shame. Now we also know the king of TV ghouls has no souls."
- Michelle Malkin
(Related: Now, Shame)

"The deal looks bad and smells worse."
- Michelle Malkin
"The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: Force, Hell)

"Pressure is something you feel when you don't know what the hell you're doing."
- Peyton Manning
(Related: Hell, Pressure)

"Continuous persecution of widows and orphans is a crime. Even the Bible says there is a specific place in hell for those who oppress widows."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Bible, Crime, Hell, Persecution, Widows)

"It would have been a helluva lot more fun if I had not hit those sixty-one home runs."
- Roger Maris
(Related: Home, Fun)

"Every day I went to the ballpark in Yankee Stadium as well as on the road people were on my back. The last six years in the American League were mental hell for me. I was drained of all my desire to play baseball."
- Roger Maris
(Related: People, American, Baseball, Day, Desire, Hell, Play, Road, Yankee, Years)

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

"Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it."
- Don Marquis
(Related: People, Hell, Want, World)

"When I edit, I'm not from the school of Hello, I'm a genius, so everybody shut up. I'm from the school of Let's play it once in front of an audience, and then I'll tell you where it is going."
- Garry Marshall
(Related: Genius, Play, School)

"It's just the absolute bomb. Ghost in the Shell was really good, it's a little bit more recent."
- James Marsters
"I've got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are 'hello,' 'goodbye,' and 'I'm pregnant'."
- Dean Martin
(Related: Kids, Words)

"I noticed that there are no B batteries. I think that's to avoid confusion, cause if there were you wouldn't know if someone was stuttering. 'Yes, hello I'd like some b-batteries.' 'What kind?' 'B-batteries.' 'What kind?' 'B-batteries!' and D-batteries that's hard for foreigners. 'Yes, I would like de batteries.'"
- Demetri Martin
(Related: Cause, Confusion, Foreigners)

"I like fruit baskets because it gives you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearing insane. Like, if someone just mailed you an apple you'd be like, 'huh? What the hell is this?' But if it's in a fruit basket you're like, 'this is nice!'"
- Demetri Martin
(Related: Ability, Hell, Mail)

"I hate it when people say, Mary Elizabeth, this may be hell, but the movie is going to be sooo good."
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Related: People, Hate, Hell, May)

"Good music is good music, and everything else can go to hell."
- Dave Matthews
(Related: Music, Hell)

"I'll give you my opinion of the human race in a nutshell... their heart's in the right place, but their head is a thoroughly inefficient organ."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Heart, Opinion, Race, Right)

"Where does discipline end? Where does cruelty begin? Somewhere between these, thousands of children inhabit a voiceless hell."
- Francois Mauriac
(Related: Discipline, Children, Cruelty, End, Hell)

"Any body of men who believe in hell will persecute whenever they have the power."
- Joseph McCabe
(Related: Men, Power, Body, Hell, Will)

"On the subject of Osama bin Laden... we will track him down. We will capture him. We will bring him to justice, and I will follow him to the gates of hell."
- John McCain
(Related: Hell, Justice, Osama bin laden, Will)

"If I owned Marseilles and Hell, I'd rent out Marseilles and live in Hell."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Hell)

"A policeman, as you discover, has to put up with a hell of a lot of abuse. A man in any other line of work would nail a guy who laid that kind of abuse on him. I know I would."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Work, Abuse, Hell, Man)

"I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife. That's what held me, kept me down. So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church."
- Frank McCourt
(Related: Idea, Church, Afterlife, Contempt, Hell, Nothing, Now)

"There's a hell of a lot of horny people out there who are not being gratified in the way they should be."
- Colleen McCullough
(Related: People, Being, Hell)

"In The Touch, the love scenes are the same as they were in The Thorn Birds or anything else I've ever written. I find a way of saying that either it was heaven or hell but in a way that still leaves room for the reader to use their own imagination."
- Colleen McCullough
(Related: Imagination, Love, Birds, Heaven, Hell, Saying)

"We absolutely believed in Heaven and Hell, Purgatory, and even Limbo. I mean, they were actually closer to us than Australia or Canada, that they were real places."
- John McGahern
(Related: Canada, Heaven, Hell)

"My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else."
- Brownie McGhee
(Related: Sympathy, Guitar, Hell)

"The fact is that a car used by Gerry Adams and myself during the course of the Mitchell review was bugged by elements within British military intelligence."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: Car, Intelligence, Fact, Military)

"It was hysterical going to work. I would just walk in and think, 'What in hell? Am I here? What's going on? I'm going to wake up in a minute. I'm in a dream.'"
- Jacqueline McKenzie
(Related: Work, Dream, Hell)

"Unless it's done superbly, as in the Japanese film Gate of Hell, color can be a very distracting element."
- Norman McLaren
(Related: Film, Hell)

"If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Divorce, Hell)

"The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Car, Man)

"TV's hard work. I don't know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived doing 'Murder, She Wrote' all those years. And sure, everyone wants to be Bruce Willis or George Clooney - they want to be in film for the range of characters you get to play."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Work, Film, Hard work, Hell, Play, Want, Years)

"There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Democracy, Dignity, Hell, Wickedness)

"To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Heart, Hate, Hell)

"He piled upon the whale's white hump the sum of all the general rage and hate felt by his whole race from Adam down; and then, as if his chest had been a mortar, he burst his hot heart's shell upon it."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Heart, Hate, Race)

"One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Hell, May, Will, World)

"Every man is his own hell."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Hell, Man)

"Hell begins on the day when God grants us a clear vision of all that we might have achieved, of all the gifts which we have wasted, of all that we might have done which we did not do."
- Gian Carlo Menotti
(Related: God, Vision, Day, Gifts, Hell)

"To consider persons and events and situations only in the light of their effect upon myself is to live on the doorstep of hell."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Effect, Events, Hell, Light)

"If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: History, Hell, Nations, Study, Want)

"The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Thought, Artist)

"Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell."
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
(Related: Hell, Night, Walking, World)

"The sky seemed filled with diving planes and the black bursts of exploding antiaircraft shells."
- Dorie Miller
(Related: Sky)

"Energy companies, such as Chevron and Shell, and oil producing countries, such as Kuwait and Venezuela, pump crude oil from their vast land holdings and sell it on the world market."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Countries, Energy, Land, Oil, World)

"I thought I had swell ideas, and wonderful musicians, but the hell of it, no one else did."
- Glenn Miller
(Related: Thought, Ideas, Hell, Musicians)

"What is the future of the woman's movement? How in the hell do I know? I don't run it."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Future, Hell, Woman)

"I saw hell. The hospital had divided and conquered pretty successfully."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Hell, Pretty)

"The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven."
- John Milton
(Related: Heaven, Hell, Mind)

"Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven."
- John Milton
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"I have always believed that there is a need for life-affirming films."
- Anthony Minghella
(Related: Life)

"The feeling of not belonging, of not being entirely worthy, of being sometimes hostage to your own sensibilities. Those things speak to me very personally."
- Anthony Minghella
(Related: Being, Feeling)

"The only lesson to extract from any civil war is that it's pointless and futile and ugly, and that there is nothing glamorous or heroic about it. There are heroes, but the causes are never heroic."
- Anthony Minghella
(Related: War, Causes, Heroes, Nothing, Ugly)

"When I became the chair of the British Film Institute, I didn't understand how much of my time would be taken up with trying to make a case for the British Film Institute: what it's for, why it exists, why it needs its money."
- Anthony Minghella
(Related: Money, Time, Film, Needs, Trying)

"You know you lose a lot of social skills if you're a writer. You spend too long alone. And its forced me to address that."
- Anthony Minghella
(Related: Writer)

"I believe all drunks go to heaven, because they've been through hell on Earth."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Hell)

"There have always been poets who performed. Blake sang his Songs of Innocence and Experience to parties of friends."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Experience, Friends, Innocence, Poets, Songs)

"Stadium rock and commercial rock are the opposite of what poetry needs. An audience of around 200 is ideal for poetry."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Poetry, Needs)

"Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Poetry, People)

"Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Poetry, Performance, First, Provocative)

"I want to speak, to sing to total strangers. It's my way of talking to the world."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Strangers, Talking, Want, World)

"I use the language I use to my friends. They wouldn't believe me if I used some high-flown literary language. I want them to believe me."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Friends, Language, Literary, Want)

"I use rock and jazz and blues rhythms because I love that music. I hope my poetry has a relationship with good-time rock'n roll."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Love, Poetry, Music, Hope, Jazz)

"I don't like writing essays or theory."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Theory, Writing)

"When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Love, People, College, English, Liberal, Literature, Study, University)

"All they expected me to do was rip and read the wire 'leads,' without doing any original reporting. It was pretty basic, but gave me a taste of how to combine my love of politics and broadcasting."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Love, Politics, Pretty, Taste)

"As kids, we traded 'I like Ike' and 'All the way with Adlai' buttons in elementary school."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Kids, School)

"It was a presidential election year, and as a member of a consortium of Ivy League radio stations, we participated in 'network' coverage of election night."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Ivy, Night)

"Once again, no one in charge had given any thought to the possibility that a woman would be involved."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Thought, Possibility, Woman)

"When it came to political power, blacks need not apply. Add to this steaming stew the growing tensions over the Vietnam War and the movement for civil rights, and you had plenty of elements to fire the imagination of a novice journalist."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Imagination, War, Power, Civil rights, Fire, Vietnam)

"Philadelphia reflected the national turmoil over race and the Vietnam War, often exploding on my watch."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: War, Race, Vietnam)

"Someday perhaps I'll have to get a grownup job... but for now I'm having too much fun being a reporter."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Being, Fun, Job, Now)

"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)

"Finally, I told them I'd drop out of the management program if they'd give me an entry-level job in the newsroom for union wages, about fifty dollars a week."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Management, Job, Wages)

"I started working on a line of clothes last year, but right now we're kind of at a standstill."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Clothes, Now, Right)

"Actually, the kids at school don't treat me any differently at all just because I'm on television."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Kids, School, Television)

"Mostly, nothing's really changed. I'm still the dorky nerd that I always was."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Nothing)

"Even though college has been hard, I don't want to give up."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: College, Want)

"I think it's so important to keep learning and keep your brain active."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Learning)

"I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Being, Criticism, Gossip, Ridicule, Rumors, Teenagers)

"I was in New York and I walked into this pet store and came out with a dog."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Pet)

"I was never really obsessed with the whole guy thing to begin with."
- Beverley Mitchell
"In real life, one of my friends was killed in a car accident during our sophomore year."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Car, Life, Accident, Friends)

"My best friend and I love to make fish faces."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Love, Friend, Faces, Fish)

"Nowadays, I could not care less about making other people like me. I'm a good person, I don't need to do that anymore."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: People, Care)

"Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Heart, Growing up)

"Still, it's tough trying to combine my acting career with my college career."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Acting, Career, College, Trying)

"If I had to give one piece of advice to incoming college freshmen, I'd say always be true to yourself."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Advice, College)

"With us air people, the future of our nation is indissolubly bound up in the development of air power."
- Billy Mitchell
(Related: Power, People, Development, Future, Nation)

"Nothing can stop the attack of aircraft except other aircraft."
- Billy Mitchell
(Related: Nothing)

"Married or unmarried, young or old, poet or worker, you are still a dreamer, and will one time know, and feel, that your life is but a dream."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Time, Dream, Old, Will)

"I love better to count time from spring to spring; it seems to me far more cheerful to reckon the year by blossoms than by blight."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Love, Time, Spring)

"But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security for gentleness, since it removes disturbing anxieties."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Wealth, Security)

"The future is wider than vision, and has no end."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Vision, End, Future)

"I care not how worldly you may be: there are times when all distinctions seem like dust, and when at the graves of the great you dream of a coming country, where your proudest hopes shall be dimmed forever."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Dream, Care, Country, May)

"I thank Heaven every summer's day of my life, that my lot was humbly cast within the hearing of romping brooks, and beneath the shadow of oaks."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Brooks, Day, Hearing, Heaven, Shadow, Summer)

"In the vanity of self-consciousness one feels at a long remove above the ordinary love and trustfulness of a simple and pure heart."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Love, Heart, Self, Vanity)

"No man's brain is so dull, and no man's eye so blind, that they cannot catch food for dreams."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Dreams, Food, Blind, Eye, Man)

"The sparrow that is twittering on the edge of my balcony is calling up to me this moment a world of memories that reach over half my lifetime, and a world of hope that stretches farther than any flight of sparrows."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Hope, Memories, Sparrows, World)

"The way of a man's heart will be foreshadowed by what goodness lies in him - coming from above, and from around; but a way foreshadowed is not a way made."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Heart, Goodness, Lies, Man, Will)

"There is no genius in life like the genius of energy and industry."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Genius, Energy)

"You grow up however, unfortunately, as the college years fly by, into a very exaggerated sense of your own capacities."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: College, Sense, Years)

"Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Dreams, Day, Ending, Spirit, Summer, Youth)

"Determine to become one of the best. Sufficient money will almost automatically follow if you get to be one of the "best" in your chosen field, whatever it is."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Money, Will)

"I'm glad I made the decision, although the practice of law - and particularly serving as a federal judge - was a part of my life that I really enjoyed and treasured and look back on it with fondness."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Decision, Law, Practice)

"In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Patriotism, Power, Religion, Society, History, Policy, Criticism, states, Support, United)

"Although he's regularly asked to do so, God does not take sides in American politics."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Politics, God, American)

"I was the United States Attorney for Maine for three years, and then was appointed a federal judge."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: states, United, Years)

"I spent two years in the Army. And my older brother, who was also a great positive influence on me, encouraged me to think about law school, and I said - well, I didn't have any money."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Money, Brother, Positive, Army, Influence, Law, School, Years)

"I really owe everything to my parents and their devotion and drive to see to it that their children had the education which led to the opportunities that they never were able to have."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Education, Children, Devotion, Parents)

"I had been involved in U.S. intelligence in Berlin, Germany, while in the military and had worked with a contact with the Central Intelligence Agency office there."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Intelligence, Germany, Military, Office)

"I was born and raised in a small town in Maine, Waterville. I enjoyed living there - still do - and my goal in life was a fairly specific and focused one of practicing law in Maine."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Goal, Law, Living)

"As they say, one thing led to another, and, ultimately, the British and Irish governments asked me to serve as chairman of the peace negotiations, which ironically began six years ago this week."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Peace, Irish, Years)

"I had a great interest in sports. I had three older brothers who were great athletes. I was not."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Sports, Athletes, Brothers, Interest)

"And I spent that time working as an insurance adjuster and going to law school in the evening, and then when I left law school, I joined the Department of Justice in Washington."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Time, Evening, Justice, Law, School, Washington)

"First, the American legislative process isn't well suited to large and complex measures."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: American, First)

"From my parents, I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Brothers, Parents, Present, Right, Sisters, Work ethic)

"I didn't want to make it a lifetime thing. I don't believe in statutory term limits, but people can limit themselves if they want to, and that's what I decided to do."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: People, Limits, Want)

"I enjoyed practicing law."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Law)

"I got a job with a law firm in Portland after a couple of years with Senator Muskie. But by then, my interest in politics had been sparked, through meeting Senator Muskie, through seeing what he did."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Politics, Interest, Job, Law, Meeting, Years)

"In the spring of 1994 I decided not to seek reelection to the Senate. I had made the decision 12 years earlier, Christmas Day of 1982, just after I had been first elected to a full term, that I would do the best I could for a limited time."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Time, Decision, Christmas, Day, First, Senate, Spring, Years)

"You know, the pessimism which exists now in the Middle East existed in Northern Ireland, but we stayed at it."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Pessimism, Ireland, Now)

"My father was the orphaned son of immigrants to the United States from Ireland. My father never knew his parents. His mother died - we're not sure - either at or shortly after his birth, and he and all of his siblings were placed in orphanages in the Boston area."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Mother, Father, Son, Boston, Ireland, Parents, states, United)

"My parents were very poor, but we never felt any sense of need or want. It was a very close, loving, tightly-knit family growing up, and I never felt any sense of deprivation or anything like that."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Family, Growing up, Parents, Poor, Sense, Want)

"So I developed very early a massive inferiority complex, and I've told the story often about how that inspired me later in life to get involved in other things, because I couldn't out-do my brothers in sports, and it's a very competitive relationship."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Sports, Inferiority, Brothers)

"So my father grew up in an orphanage in Boston. He was then adopted by an elderly childless couple from Maine, who gave him the name of Mitchell. He moved to Maine, and there he met my mother and was married."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Mother, Father, Boston, Elderly, Name)

"The result was, of course, that today, tragically, more than 40 million Americans don't have health insurance, and for many, not having health insurance means they don't have access to good health care."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Health, Americans, Care, Result, Today)

"What is good about the United States is the sense that you can disagree with the government and not be seen as unpatriotic, although many in the government will try to make you seem unpatriotic."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Government, Sense, states, United, Will)

"When I went to college, my goal was to be a college history teacher. I majored in history."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: History, Goal, College)

"My mother was an immigrant from Lebanon to the United States. She came when she was 18 years old in 1920."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Mother, Old, states, United, Years)

"People tend to work in teams, in a collaborative way, in an informal network. If you create an environment like that, it's much more effective and much more efficient."
- Jim Mitchell
(Related: Work, People, Environment, Network)

"Time is the scarcity, and it's the commodity we can't create any more of."
- Jim Mitchell
(Related: Time)

"Contrary to what the fans may think, you don't just show up, wear a striped shirt and a whistle on Friday night."
- Jim Mitchell
(Related: Fans, May, Night)

"Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us."
- John N. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Attitude)

"Frustrated love has been the incentive for many great works."
- John N. Mitchell
(Related: Love)

"In my mind, the re-election of Richard Nixon, compared with what was available on the other side, was so much more important that I put it in just that context."
- John N. Mitchell
(Related: Mind, Nixon)

"Let us be tried by our actions."
- John N. Mitchell
(Related: Actions)

"Not much more can happen to you after you lose your reputation and your wife."
- John N. Mitchell
(Related: Wife, Reputation)

"You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree."
- John N. Mitchell
"You know, Neil Young is singing Rock n' roll will never die, and Neil never rocked and rolled in his life. I mean, he rocked, but he didn't roll. He has got no swing in him."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Life, Singing, Will)

"Back then, I didn't have a big organization around me. I was just a kid with a guitar, traveling around. My responsibility basically was to the art, and I had extra time on my hands. There is no extra time now. There isn't enough time."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Time, Art, Guitar, Now, Responsibility, Traveling)

"Buddy Holly and the early rock 'n' roll was no lighter than the way I play. It's very minimal."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Holly, Play)

"Everyone I know has attention deficit, and they say it with great pride. It's a bad time to be right."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Time, Attention, Pride, Right)

"I can't remember anything I ever wrote."
- Joni Mitchell
"I don't understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear their happiness major and their tragedy minor, and as jazzy as they can handle is a seventh chord? Are they not experiencing complex emotions?"
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Happiness, Americans, Emotions, Sophistication, Tragedy)

"I hate show business."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Business, Hate)

"I learned a woman is never an old woman."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Old, Woman)

"At the point where I'm trying to force something and it's not happening, and I'm getting frustrated with, say, writing a poem, I can go and pick up the brushes and start painting. At the point where the painting seems to not be going anywhere, I go and pick up the guitar."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Force, Guitar, Painting, Trying, Writing)

"I've got 50 different tunings in the guitar."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Guitar)

"Ira Gershwin, shame on him. I mean, some of the writing."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Shame, Writing)

"My name had gone stale, and no matter how progressive I got, it was my time to die."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Time, Name)

"No one likes to have less than they had before. That's the nature of the human animal."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Nature)

"Paul Simon started piling up a lot of words, more than the bar could handle, and I stopped!"
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Words)

"Not to dismiss Gershwin, but Gershwin is the chip; Ellington was the block."
- Joni Mitchell
"I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don't see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven't recorded it."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Music, World)

"You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Life, Religion, Ignorance, Illness, Law, Songs, Spiritual)

"You could write a song about some kind of emotional problem you are having, but it would not be a good song, in my eyes, until it went through a period of sensitivity to a moment of clarity. Without that moment of clarity to contribute to the song, it's just complaining."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Clarity, Complaining, Eyes, Sensitivity, Song)

"With a painting, you don't have to go back and paint it again."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Painting)

"When you're trying to pass on the best of the stuff you're culling to what should be a hungry culture but you have it diminished... that's kind of disappointing."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Culture, Trying)

"We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: War, Creativity, Listening, Soldiers, Songs, Vietnam)

"We have a war dictator who was not elected, he snuck in. so he punishes people that threaten him in any way, or even say something he doesn't like. It has no resemblance to democracy."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: War, People, Democracy)

"This is a nation that has lost the ability to be self-critical, and that makes a lie out of the freedoms."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Lie, Ability, Nation, Self)

"There was this mountain village in Russia where my music was getting in on some German radio station. I remember this because music used to get up to Saskatchewan from Texas. Late at night after the local station closed down."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Music, Night, Russia)

"There are things to confess that enrich the world, and things that need not be said."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: World)

"The more decadent a culture gets, the more they have a need for what they don't have at all, which is innocence, so you end up with kiddie porn and a perverse obsession with youth."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Culture, End, Innocence, Obsession, Youth)

"The Beginning of Survival is my best album. I am very proud of it, and I am surprised at it, too. I thought some of Travelogue was a little heavy, but I don't think this is heavy."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Thought, Survival, Beginning)

"Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Sorrow)

"Nobody understood The Reoccurring Dream, but after September 11, when we were coerced to do a national duty and go out and shop, surely people could begin to see what I was getting at."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: People, Dream, Duty)

"I think I would go further into fine arts, I think, if I were to continue."
- Joni Mitchell
"When I get through tearing a lobster apart, or one of those tender West Coast octopuses, I feel like I had a drink from the fountain of youth."
- Joseph Mitchell
(Related: Youth)

"My dad was a cotton buyer and cotton buyers always considered themselves superior to the rest of the world."
- Joseph Mitchell
(Related: Dad, Rest, World)

"A fixed image of the future is in the worst sense ahistorical."
- Juliet Mitchell
(Related: Future, Sense)

"After that, I started going downtown and doing a lot of theater shows in Chicago. When you go downtown there, it's like you're in New York, it's like going to Broadway."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Chicago, Theater)

"I was the Pink Pansy or whatever, wearing this crazy thing."
- Kel Mitchell
"I was always the class clown."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Class)

"I was a drama major also so it's cool to cuss for meaning, but for no apparent reason, no."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Drama, Meaning, Reason)

"I passed up a lot of work 'cause a lot of movies that may be out there right now I passed em up because there may have been a lot of cussin' in 'em."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Movies, Work, May, Now, Right)

"I loved Spider-Man, Spider-Man was the man."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Man)

"I did a lot of theater in the South side of Chicago."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Chicago, Theater)

"He felt like the invisible boy. When he got to be part of the mystery Men he felt like he had a purpose."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Men, Purpose, Mystery)

"Every movie I do, or when I'm on the sketch comedy show, I don't really get into it until I have an outfit or something funny with my head or face or something."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Funny, Comedy)

"After that I got an agent and went on like a million auditions. You win some, you lose some."
- Kel Mitchell
"Being a role model, you just got to watch what you do."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Being)

"We didn't know anything about comedy duos - Abbot and Costello, Martin and Lewis - we didn't know anything about that. Kim Fields showed us a tape of Martin and Lewis and their old shows and they come through the curtain so we started doing research on them."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Comedy, Martin, Old, Research)

"If it wasn't for my drama teacher, I wouldn't be here right now."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Drama, Now, Right)

"Invisible Boy was fun. Everybody else's character, they knew where they were at already as a superhero. But invisible boy's character, you kind of grow up with him within the movie."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Character, Fun)

"Mystery Men you can take grandma, you can take everyone to see this film."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Men, Film, Mystery)

"I'm doing music, and we both want to do some drama."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Music, Drama, Want)

"You could do a scene that takes 15 hours, but in the movie, it's only 10 minutes. The scene where they put the sauce poisoning in; it took eight hours."
- Kel Mitchell
"Where I'm from, they'll beat your head until it gets back down to normal size."
- Kel Mitchell
"There ain't nothing from the outside that can lick any of us."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Nothing)

"The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Business, People, Mind, World)

"Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Burden, Freedom, Reputation)

"With enough courage, you can do without a reputation."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Courage, Reputation)

"The south produced statesmen and soldiers, planters and doctors and lawyers and poets, but certainly no engineers and mechanics. Let Yankees adopt such low callings."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Doctors, Lawyers, Poets, Soldiers)

"Southerners can never resist a losing cause."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Cause, Losing)

"My dear, I don't give a damn."
- Margaret Mitchell
"Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything, for 'Tis the only thing in this world that lasts, 'Tis the only thing worth working for, worth fighting for - worth dying for."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Dying, Fighting, Land, World, Worth)

"I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken - and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived."
- Margaret Mitchell
"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)

"What most people don't seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of a civilization as from the upbuilding of one."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Money, People, Civilization)

"Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Cowards, Fighting, Fool, Heroes)

"After all, tomorrow is another day."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Day, Tomorrow)

"Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Life, Obligation)

"The Southern character is opposed to haste. Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Character, Haste, Safety, Worth)

"It is sad to see a woman sacrificing the ties of the affections even to do good."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Woman)

"People have to learn sometimes not only how much the heart, but how much the head, can bear."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: People, Heart)

"Question everything."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Question)

"Small aids to individuals, large aid to masses."
- Maria Mitchell
"Study as if you were going to live forever; live as if you were going to die tomorrow."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Study, Tomorrow)

"That knowledge which is popular is not scientific."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Knowledge, Popular)

"The best that can be said of my life so far is that it has been industrious, and the best that can be said of me is that I have not pretended to what I was not."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Life)

"I would as soon put a girl alone into a closet to meditate as give her only the society of her needle."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Society)

"The love of one's own sex is precious, for it is neither provoked by vanity nor retained by flattery; it is genuine and sincere."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Love, Sex, Flattery, Vanity)

"I have worn myself thin trying to find out about this comet, and I know very little now in the matter."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Now, Trying)

"The world of learning is so broad, and the human soul is so limited in power!"
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Soul, Learning, World)

"There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Beauty, Happiness)

"To read a book, to think it over, and to write out notes is a useful exercise; a book which will not repay some hard thought is not worth publishing."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Thought, Exercise, Publishing, Will, Worth)

"We especially need imagination in science."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Imagination, Science)

"The greatest object in educating is to give a right habit of study."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Habit, Right, Study)

"I am just learning to notice the different colors of the stars, and already begin to have a new enjoyment."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Colors, Enjoyment, Learning, Stars)

"Yesterday I had a Shaker visitor, and today a Catholic; and the more I see and hear, the less do I care about church doctrines."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Church, Care, Today, Yesterday)

"We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Travel, Inspiration, Thoughts, Country)

"A young sailor boy came to see me today. It pleases me to have these lads seek me on their return from their first voyage, and tell me how much they have learned about navigation."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: First, Navigation, Today)

"Altogether, St. Louis is a growing place, and the West has a large hand and a strong grasp."
- Maria Mitchell
"As a general rule, people disappoint you as you know them."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: People)

"Do not look at stars as bright spots only. Try to take in the vastness of the universe."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Stars, Universe)

"I saw, in looking over Cooper, elements of a comet of 1825 which resemble what I get out for this, from my own observations, but I cannot rely upon my own."
- Maria Mitchell
"I am always the better for open-air breathing, and was certainly meant for the wandering life of the Indian."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Life, Open)

"I was born, for instance, incapable of appreciating music."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Music)

"I am just through with a summer, and a summer is to me always a trying ordeal."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Summer, Trying)

"I had, early in life, a love for staging, but it is fast dying out. Nine hours over a rough road are enough to root out the most passionate love of that kind."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Love, Life, Dying, Road)

"I have just gone over my comet computations again, and it is humiliating to perceive how very little more I know than I did seven years ago when I first did this kind of work."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Work, First, Years)

"I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Inspiration, Thoughts, Country)

"I made observations for three hours last night, and am almost ill today from fatigue; still I have worked all day, trying to reduce the places, and mean to work hard again tonight."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Work, Day, Fatigue, Night, Today, Trying)

"I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Men, Travel, Courage, Ladies, Gentleman)

"Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Nature, God, Formula, Law, Praise)

"We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Knowledge, Desire, Gain, Hunger, Mind)

"Meanwhile, the originator of a theory may have a very lonely time, especially if his colleagues find his views of nature unfamiliar, and difficult to appreciate."
- Peter D. Mitchell
(Related: Nature, Time, Lonely, May, Theory)

"Moreover, in the experimental sciences, the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction, if possible."
- Peter D. Mitchell
(Related: Destruction, Theory)

"Reason can be used only when looking critically back."
- Peter D. Mitchell
(Related: Reason)

"The final outcome cannot be known, either to the originator of a new theory, or to his colleagues and critics, who are bent on falsifying it. Thus, the scientific innovator may feel all the more lonely and uncertain."
- Peter D. Mitchell
(Related: Lonely, May, Theory)

"This city can be kind of brutal, so you see your dreams from every different angle, but ultimately it's about acting and if you enjoy acting, you will always enjoy acting."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Dreams, Acting, Will)

"I think part of that is to create an environment where it's like real life, where you don't really know what's going to happen to you in a certain scene."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Life, Environment)

"I want to be a blonde vampire. Catherine Deneuve was a blonde vampire, and she was my favourite vampire ever."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Want)

"I'd definitely rather be rich than famous."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Famous)

"I'm not working now, so I'm sort of facing the unknown."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Now)

"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)

"Life is neither comedy or tragedy, life is what you make of it."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Life, Comedy, Tragedy)

"New York in a way functions as another character within the story, as it does within most of Woody Allen's stories."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Character)

"Revenge is a way of life and definitely some thing that we identify with. We all feel cheated in some way about some thing and how nice it would be to do something about it. I mean ultimately it's not the most Christian of sentiments."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Life, Christian, Revenge)

"I think my parents see my life now as very conservative."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Life, Conservative, Now, Parents)

"So wearing a corset certainly changes your state of mind."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Mind, State)

"We don't relate to her too much because you don't want the heroic character to not be heroic."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Character, Want)

"To be honest, it's easier for me to speak with an American accent."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: American)

"We've become much more casual and much more relaxed in social interactions, where there was a formality and maybe a kind of respect at that time that doesn't exist now."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Time, Now, Respect)

"Yeah I think Pitch Black was edgy, I think that's what worked for our film."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Film)

"So I was in America and I thought I'll stick around while I'm here and just see what happens. The next film I did was High Art, so I guess it started with a sort of vague idea but really just a fantasy."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Art, Thought, Idea, America, Fantasy, Film)

"For me, even just being English was a whole sort of experience in as much as I'm Australian."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Experience, Being, English)

"I think in this, definitely, because you are feeling how it felt to live in a completely different time. The mannerisms and the way that people behaved was quite different."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Time, People, Feeling)

"Well, obviously I was excited by the idea that Woody Allen was going to direct it. But at the same time, the script itself and the character was really interesting."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Time, Idea, Character)

"After that, I was offered lots of lesbian roles, but I didn't want them because I'd already played the best there was."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Lesbian, Want)

"As much as most of the actors were kind of curious to know what their character meant in relation to the script and to the plot, they really were quite happy to be part of the adventure of not knowing."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Character, Actors, Adventure)

"Because in Australia there really isn't a lot to do. There aren't a lot of opportunities."
- Radha Mitchell
"But in this case, he had my cell phone and my phone was ringing and I had just come back from Australia on the plane and I thought it was my mum and it was Woody Allen just checking to see if I wanted to be in his movie."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Thought)

"I didn't even understand the whole idea of Hollywood."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Idea, Hollywood)

"I do Yoga. I'd like to say I do it every morning, but I don't, I just don't have the time."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Time, Yoga)

"I do, too, most recently while I was singing karaoke in some weird bar."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Singing)

"I don't smoke and I don't drink alcohol."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Alcohol)

"I guess when I first started speaking with an American accent, there's a tendency to create a caricature of the accent because you just exaggerate the pieces that stand out to you."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: American, First)

"I had a friend, and we always used to pretend to be twins. We had this fantasy about going to Hollywood together. We were about four."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Friend, Fantasy, Hollywood, Twins)

"I just don't talk about who I'm going out with, that's it. It's an odd thing to sit around describing yourself to 10 different people every 5 minutes yet it's kind of therapeutic in a way."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: People, Talk)

"I mean normally you have your agent call the other agent and all the agents talk and then finally you get a phone call and you hear some misrepresentation of what someone else had to say."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Talk)

"I never wanted to be a movie star."
- Radha Mitchell
"But I'm also a vegetarian so there's another factor I guess."
- Radha Mitchell
"I've always been interested in shaping music in odd ways, with odd riffs and that's been probably something that I've continued on with my studies with improvisation as I'm working with people."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Music, People)

"I remember times when the whole music scene was just flourishing."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Music)

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

"You have to know composition to be a good improviser."
- Roscoe Mitchell
"If you listen to nature, all the sounds are done in a confident way. I'm trying to do that."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Nature, Trying)

"I just consider myself a student, trying to learn more about it."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Trying)

"I felt that I had been influenced by being in the city enough and I wanted to go off by myself to see what was going on. I remember going out there and looking in the mirror and thinking I wasn't anything."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Being, Thinking)

"I don't like to box myself in when I'm composing."
- Roscoe Mitchell
"I always try to think of a vocabulary to match different musical situations."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Vocabulary)

"I like to hear melodies that go from one extreme to the next- saxophone to a bell to a whistle, for instance."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Extreme)

"What I try to impart to a musician is to really try to practice the instrument in a really sincere way. Learn as much about music as you possibly can. Learn composition. Study to try to create compositions of your own and put your own personal touch on your music."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Music, Practice, Study)

"As much as everyone wants to downplay racism, it exists. There's a great mistrust among some African-Americans of white people."
- Steve Mitchell
(Related: People, African, Mistrust, Racism)

"I therefore named this isolated and remarkable feature Swan Hill."
- Thomas Mitchell
(Related: Remarkable)

"Comedy comes from conflict, from hatred."
- Warren Mitchell
(Related: Comedy, Conflict, Hatred)

"I enjoy being Jewish, but I'm an atheist... I hate fundamentalism in all its forms. Jews, Catholics, Baptists, I think they are all potty and capable of destroying the world."
- Warren Mitchell
(Related: Being, Hate, World)

"I knew that I did not have to buy into society's notion that I had to be handsome and healthy to be happy. I was in charge of my "spaceship" and it was my up, my down. I could choose to see this situation as a setback or as a starting point. I chose to begin life again."
- Warren Mitchell
(Related: Life, Society)

"In case of doubt, do a little more than you have to."
- Warren Mitchell
(Related: Doubt)

"People think I have an interesting walk. Hell, I'm just trying to hold my gut in."
- Robert Mitchum
(Related: People, Hell, Trying)

"There's a hell of a lot of freedom in this rock and roll circus... it's where all the freaks go - it's the environment for me."
- Brian Molko
(Related: Environment, Freedom, Hell)

"I often remembered also that I had been told, that we shall have as many devils biting us, if we go to hell, as we have unconfessed sins on our consciences."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Hell)

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

"We need no messiah and no sterile conception of a god menacing us with hell and purgatory."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: God, Hell)

"When prose gets too stylized and out of control - and Stein is sometimes a good example - when you don't know what the hell is going on, then it's kind of boring."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Control, Example, Hell, Prose)

"Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell."
- George A. Moore
(Related: Feeling, Heaven, Hell)

"Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns."
- Daniel Morgan
(Related: Religion, Government, Anarchy, Earth, Hell)

"Don't accept rides from strange men - and remember that all men are strange as hell."
- Robin Morgan
(Related: Men, Hell)

"When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to - in a very patriarchal entertainment industry, let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself, if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Entertainment, Hell, Nothing, Order, Trying, Woman)

"Teach your children how to behave with animals. Adopt a pet. Don't go buy one. Please. That's a sin. Let's get these puppy mills out of business."
- Shelley Morrison
(Related: Business, Pet, Animals, Children)

"We have to bring the humanity and compassion back."
- Shelley Morrison
(Related: Compassion, Humanity)

"I'm a character actress."
- Shelley Morrison
(Related: Character)

"I love to work."
- Shelley Morrison
(Related: Love, Work)

"If we sit by and become complacent and put our heads in the sand, we're complicit."
- Shelley Morrison
"I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style."
- Jelly Roll Morton
(Related: Chicago, Credit, Hell, Style, Today)

"If they tell the police, the police will find out she was driving, and her career will be put into hell."
- Nicholas Mosley
(Related: Career, Driving, Hell, Police, Will)

"People realize this man knows what the hell's going on and nobody else does."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: People, Hell, Man)

"I learned early about the misery and dangers of life, and about the afterlife, about the external punishment which awaited the children of sin in Hell."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Life, Afterlife, Children, Hell, Misery, Punishment, Sin)

"I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Fear, Heaven, Hell, Photography)

"In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly, without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment in Hell hanging over my head."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Mother, Childhood, Hell, Punishment)

"We have copped a lot of ignorant abuse in the past, but it makes you wonder when a former state coroner openly attacks Aboriginal families who have been through hell."
- Arthur Murray
(Related: Abuse, Hell, Past, State, Wonder)

"Give the people not hell, but hope and courage."
- John Murray
(Related: People, Courage, Hope, Hell)

"Pretending to be other people helped bring me out of my shell and shed my inhibitions."
- Michael Musto
(Related: People)

"I want all hellions to quit puffing that hell fume in God's clean air."
- Carry Nation
(Related: God, Hell, Want)

"Eventually I found it had been working all along-but didn't show anything on screen until it had the first full page of text. I inserted 30 new lines, and suddenly my toy said 'hEllO woRlD'. An hour later I understood alphabet shifting rather better!"
- Graham Nelson
(Related: First, World)

"Unquestionably, it was going to be highly dangerous. Yet I felt it was quite natural to jump at the task. After all, if you don't like action and excitement, you don't go into police work. And, what the hell, I figured, nobody lives forever!"
- Eliot Ness
(Related: Work, Action, Excitement, Hell, Police)

"I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me."
- Isaac Newton
(Related: Truth, Now, Ocean, Sea)

"I've agreed to do several Star Trek conventions this coming year."
- Nichelle Nichols
"It's just coincidental that the acting took off first over everything else."
- Nichelle Nichols
(Related: Acting, First)

"All the people in Star Trek will always be known as those characters. And what characters to have attached to your name in life! The show is such a phenomenon all over the world."
- Nichelle Nichols
(Related: People, Name, Will, World)

"I think anybody with any intelligence sits down and sees Star Trek not a kids' show."
- Nichelle Nichols
(Related: Intelligence, Kids)

"Billie Holiday I never met, but I love her music."
- Nichelle Nichols
(Related: Love, Music, Holiday)

"I was very blessed in always knowing what I wanted to do, and by the grace of God I've been able to succeed in my chosen career."
- Nichelle Nichols
(Related: God, Career, Grace, Succeed)

"Mahalia Jackson, I grew up around the corner from in Chicago."
- Nichelle Nichols
(Related: Chicago)

"Politics would be a helluva good business if it weren't for the goddamned people."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Business, Politics, People)

"There are some people, you know, they think the way to be a big man is to shout and stomp and raise hell-and then nothing ever really happens. I'm not like that I never shoot blanks."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: People, Hell, Man, Nothing)

"I read about this hotel that was great, down in the south of the island, not in a touristy area. I had no particular desire ever to go to Jamaica, but I thought, what the hell? Sounds nice. Let's go!"
- Jeremy Northam
(Related: Thought, Desire, Hell)

"Together, we can help make sure that every family that walks into a restaurant can make an easy, healthy choice."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Family, Choice, Help)

"And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads for foods that aren't healthy. It's also going to be critical to increase marketing for foods that are healthy."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Marketing)

"And in my own life, in my own small way, I've tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That's why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service, working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us - no matter what our age or background or walk of life - each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Age, Life, People, Career, Country, Job, Law, Nation, Public, Service)

"Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we're scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don't have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own 'to do' list."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Time, Women, Health, Care, Eye, Job, Mental health)

"America is just downright mean."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: America)

"We all need to start making some changes to how our families eat. Now, everyone loves a good Sunday dinner. Me included. And there's nothing wrong with that. The problem is when we eat Sunday dinner Monday through Saturday."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Nothing, Now, Wrong)

"The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Education, Health, Truth, Care, Order)

"The realities are that, you know, as a black man, you know, Barack can get shot going to the gas station, you know."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Man)

"One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Goals, Negative, Energy)

"My first job in all honesty is going to continue to be mom-in-chief. Making sure that in this transition, which will be even more of a transition for the girls... that they are settled and that they know they will continue to be the center of our universe."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Mom, Honesty, First, Girls, Job, Universe, Will)

"I'm a fry lover."
- Michelle Obama
"For the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country. And not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change. And I have been desperate to see our country moving in that direction."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Time, Change, People, Country, Direction, First)

"Exercise is really important to me - it's therapeutic. So if I'm ever feeling tense or stressed or like I'm about to have a meltdown, I'll put on my iPod and head to the gym or out on a bike ride along Lake Michigan with the girls."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Exercise, Feeling, Girls)

"Even if we give parents all the information they need and we improve school meals and build brand new supermarkets on every corner, none of that matters if when families step into a restaurant, they can't make a healthy choice."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Choice, Information, Parents, School)

"As a mom, I know it is my responsibility, and no one else's, to raise my kids. But we have to ask ourselves, what does it mean when so many parents are finding their best efforts undermined by an avalanche of advertisements aimed at our kids."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Mom, Kids, Parents, Responsibility)

"We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Quality, Commitment, Culture, Help, Kids, Options, Quantity)

"It's time to replace career politicians with citizen's politicians. It's time to elect people who are going to stand up to the Washington elite and stand up to a White House and Congress hell-bent on ramming socialism down our throat."
- Christine O'Donnell
(Related: Time, People, Career, Congress, Hell, Politicians, Socialism, Washington)

"If my mom reads that I'm grammatically incorrect I'll have hell to pay."
- Larisa Oleynik
(Related: Mom, Hell)

"As for the United States' future in Afghanistan, it will be fire and hell and total defeat, God willing, as it was for their predecessors - the Soviets and, before them, the British."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: God, Afghanistan, Defeat, Fire, Future, Hell, states, United, Will)

"As you stopped to say hello, oh, you wished me well, you couldn't tell that I'd been crying over you."
- Roy Orbison
"We seek him here, we seek him there, Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven? - Is he in hell? That damned, elusive Pimpernel?"
- Baroness Orczy
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"It's hot as hell as can be."
- Eugene Ormandy
(Related: Hell)

"The Clinton administration launched an attack on people in Texas because those people were religious nuts with guns. Hell, this country was founded by religious nuts with guns. Who does Bill Clinton think stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock?"
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: People, Country, Hell, Religious)

"Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell."
- George Orwell
(Related: Civilization, Evil, Heaven, Hell, Mankind)

"There'll be a special place in hell for the tape back-up people."
- Adam Osborne
(Related: People, Hell)

"Have you seen U2's live show? It's boring as hell. It's like watching CNN."
- Sharon Osbourne
(Related: Hell)

"I'm going to let God be the judge of who goes to heaven and hell."
- Joel Osteen
(Related: God, Heaven, Hell)

"I'm from the Bob Wills and the Little Richard school of music. Bob Wills did what the hell he thought, Little Richard did what he thought, and those were my big influences."
- Buck Owens
(Related: Music, Thought, Hell, School)

"I'd like just to be remembered as a guy that came along and did his music, did his best and showed up on time, clean and ready to do the job, wrote a few songs, and had a hell of a time."
- Buck Owens
(Related: Time, Music, Hell, Job, Songs)

"I enjoyed the Hee Haw people, but from 1980 on I didn't enjoy it and thought about leavin', and thought, hell, it's an easy job and pays wonderful. I kinda just prostituted myself for their money."
- Buck Owens
(Related: Money, Thought, People, Hell, Job)

"He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Death, War, Hell, Nation)

"What the hell did I do in the 80's? Midnight Run. A perfect movie. Just a perfect movie."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Hell, Midnight)

"Well, you give me too much credit for foresight and planning. I haven't got a clue what the hell I'm doing."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: Credit, Foresight, Hell, Planning)

"I talked with Brian Stokes Mitchell, who agreed with me that if you have a gift there is always stuff to do."
- Estelle Parsons
"Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Life, Heaven, Hell, World)

"Women is fine once you got em pinned down, boss, but when they ain't pinned down they're hell."
- John Dos Passos
(Related: Women, Boss, Hell)

"If there is a special Hell for writers it would be in the forced contemplation of their own works."
- John Dos Passos
(Related: Contemplation, Hell, Writers)

"Sometimes just when I say hello the right way, I'm like, Whoa, I'm so cool."
- Robert Pattinson
(Related: Right)

"Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn't give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war."
- George S. Patton
(Related: War, Americans, Hell, Man, Play)

"There is no redemption from hell."
- Pope Paul III
(Related: Hell)

"Would you love a man of a broken shell after the passing of a women's soul?"
- Brian Perkins
(Related: Love, Soul, Women, Man)

"In Paris they have special wheelchairs that go through every doorway. They don't change the doorways, they change the wheelchairs. To hell with the people! If someone weighs a couple more pounds, that's it!"
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Change, Hell, Paris)

"You don't say hello to Mr. DeNiro? Show the respect, will ya?"
- Joe Pesci
(Related: Respect, Will)

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

"Even though I don't feel I need approval, it's still important to me to give a good performance. I'm hard on myself."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Performance, Approval)

"I feel less pressure to dress youthfully. I'm 50 and everyone knows I'm 50 - who are you kidding? Jeans are my uniform. I have about 15 pairs."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Dress, Pressure)

"For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Life, Control, Being, Famous, Giving, Loss, Privacy)

"I have days when I just feel I look like a dog."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
"I look like a duck. It's the way my mouth curls up, or my nose tilts up. I should have played Howard the Duck."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
"I used to smoke two packs a day and I just hate being a nonsmoker... but I will never consider myself a nonsmoker because I always find smokers the most interesting people at the table."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: People, Being, Day, Hate, Will)

"I'm a perfectionist, so I can drive myself mad - and other people, too. At the same time, I think that's one of the reasons I'm successful. Because I really care about what I do."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Time, People, Successful, Care)

"Just standing around looking beautiful is so boring."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
"Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kid's therapy."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Money, HusbHope, Parents, Therapy)

"Somewhere along the line I made the switch and was able to look at the bight side rather than the dark side all the time. Now I look at everything I have and think how lucky I am."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Time, Now)

"I asked my girlfriend, 'Will you marry me?' She said, 'We'll have to ask my father.' So we had a seance and Jack Ruby says, 'Hello!'"
- Emo Philips
(Related: Father, Girlfriend)

"Well, my brother says Hello. So, hooray for speech therapy."
- Emo Philips
(Related: Brother, Speech, Therapy)

"Well, one doesn't try to hold Cass and Denny and Michelle together. It's a useless task to start with. You just sort of stay out of the way and let things roll as they can."
- John Phillips
"Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I've a call."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: Art, Dying, Hell)

"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: Time, Flying, Hell, Rest)

"It is a culture voice, but it is a very American culture voice, and I am very used to English culture voice. So I had to work like hell to flatten those R's."
- Christopher Plummer
(Related: Work, American, Culture, English, Hell, Voice)

"Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell."
- Karl Popper
(Related: Earth, Paradise, Hell, Promise)

"Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man."
- Peter Porter
(Related: Love, Sex, Hell, Man)

"You no longer have much in the way of knowing what to do in a big, epic novel about the future, because nobody knows what the hell is going to happen."
- Jerry Pournelle
(Related: Future, Hell)

"My experience in Amsterdam is that cyclists ride where the hell they like and aim in a state of rage at all pedestrians while ringing their bell loudly, the concept of avoiding people being foreign to them."
- Terry Prachett
(Related: Experience, People, Being, Hell, State)

"In some South Pacific cultures, a speaker holds a conch shell as a symbol of temporary position of authority. Leaders must understand who holds the conch that is, who should be listened to and when."
- Max de Pree
(Related: Authority, Leaders, Symbol)

"I don't do yoga. I bite the hella outta my nails. I smoke, I eat all the wrong food, I don't exercise."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Food, Exercise, Wrong, Yoga)

"The ships we sank with women and children aboard. The lifeboats we shelled. Mmm... we were good at that."
- Emeric Pressburger
(Related: Women, Children, Ships)

"The devil himself had probably redesigned Hell in the light of information he had gained from observing airport layouts."
- Anthony Price
(Related: Devil, Hell, Information, Light)

"To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven."
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: Heaven, Hell, World)

"Barack Obama is the worst president in history. In my generation, we'll inherit a weakened country, drug cartels in Mexico, tax cartels in D.C. What's happened to America? I love Arizona. I was raised right. Somebody has to go to Washington and knock the hell out of the place."
- Ben Quayle
(Related: Love, History, America, Country, Tax, Hell, President, Right, Washington)

"Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Eyes, Hell, Shadows)

"At this stage of the game, I am not sure what the hell is going to happen."
- Bobby Rahal
(Related: Hell)

"I couldn't claim that I have never felt the urge to explore evil, but when you descend into hell you have to be very careful."
- Kathleen Raine
(Related: Evil, Hell)

"The Maria Mayer shell model suggestion in 1949 was a great triumph and fitted my belief that a nuclear shell model should represent a proper approach to understanding nuclear structure."
- James Rainwater
(Related: Belief, Understanding)

"Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there."
- Bonnie Raitt
(Related: Religion, People, Hell, Spirituality)

"First and foremost, you have to make the movie for yourself. And that's not to say, to hell with everyone else, but what else have you got to go on but your own taste and judgment?"
- Harold Ramis
(Related: First, Hell, Judgment, Taste)

"When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Hope, Heaven, Hell)

"Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Politics, Business, Hell)

"Hendrix rehearsed different drummers, before we met Mitch Mitchell."
- Noel Redding
"It took me a year to really learn the American lingo. I really feel for people who are coming here and don't speak English at all. It must be hell."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: People, American, English, Hell)

"Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Food, Health, Conscience, Hell, May, Taste)

"Why did they do it? Beats the hell out of me. I was just a scared kid from Kentucky, and these guys had been up in the majors for a while. I guess it was because I was just such a helluva nice kid - if you'll accept that."
- Pee Wee Reese
(Related: Hell, Kentucky)

"I had only played five games in my senior year in high school. I was not large enough. Hell, when I graduated, I was about five foot four and weighed 120 pounds. I didn't go with the Dodgers until spring training of 1940 and I weighed all of 155 pounds soaking wet."
- Pee Wee Reese
(Related: Games, Hell, School, Spring, Training)

"So the president set out the policy guidance and said it had to take place in a multilateral fashion so that other countries in the region could be invested in the success of this process."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Success, Policy, Countries, Fashion, Guidance, President)

"We have a model that we're following, and it's the Libya model."
- Mitchell Reiss
"You have to play the cards you are dealt and if it has made it harder, it doesn't matter, you still have to get the deal done."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Cards, Play)

"You are either going forward or you are not."
- Mitchell Reiss
"We need to do a lot more thinking about how the regime is going to evolve, how the bad guys are going to adapt their tactics, and what measures we're going to need in order to go forward."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Order, Thinking)

"We are hopeful that the North Koreans can show a little bit more realism, a little bit more flexibility."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Flexibility, Realism)

"There is a different future that is available to North Korea, if they choose differently."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Future)

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

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

"The format's better because it gives us a much stronger hand to play when going to the North Koreans unified, with our allies and partners in the region, all of us saying the same thing: telling them their current course is unacceptable."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Play, Saying)

"Sometimes we tend to focus more on the personalities and the conflicts, and it really caricatures the issues."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Focus)

"So, in a sense, the verification piece is irrelevant to the format issue."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Sense)

"But with lots of good ideas, implementation is the key, and so we need to keep our eye on the ball as we go forward and make sure that people honor their pledges in terms of financial commitments, and that we actually use this money so that it makes a real difference."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Money, People, Ideas, Financial, Difference, Eye, Honor, Key)

"Now North Korea certainly is located in a different place geographically, but I think it faces the same type of strategic decision. Does it want a different future for its people?"
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: People, Decision, Faces, Future, Now, Want)

"And it has to do with having no inventory or stockpiles on the shelf, but items arrive as you need to build your product. What that means is that it's much more difficult to actually find stockpiles of already built weapons."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Weapons)

"And so there has been a lot of diplomatic movement."
- Mitchell Reiss
"What we can do is to explain as clearly as possible what the benefits would be of him going down one path, and what the potential consequences would be if he chooses another path."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Benefits, Consequences, Potential)

"Again, I think we have much greater diplomatic weight by having all of us sit on the same side of the table wanting the same thing, and putting it to the North Koreans."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Weight)

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

"First of all we have to recognize that despite all the problems - and in some cases failures - that this regime has been much more successful, much more resilient, than people had anticipated."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: People, Successful, First, Problems)

"First of all, I think the situation today is different. We're in a different place than we were in '93, '94."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: First, Today)

"I'm not sure you can do anything quickly or easily with the North."
- Mitchell Reiss
"It's time for the IRA to go out of business."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Business, Time)

"It's up to Kim Jong Il to make that decision, and we can't make that for him."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Decision)

"Any agreement that you have isn't going to be based on North Korea's intentions or trust."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Trust, Agreement, Intentions)

"My mom was a Democrat and I was scared to death that she was gonna blow it. First I was going to hell with Monroe, and now to Republican hell with Nixon."
- Tommy Rettig
(Related: Death, Mom, First, Hell, Nixon, Now, Republican)

"I believe in energy like dark energies. I believe that when a family moves into a house where six murders took place, there's going to be some bad juju in that house. But then again what the hell is wrong with you to be moving in that house to begin with?"
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Family, Energy, Hell, Wrong)

"I think a guy who's had just the right amount of booze can sing the blues a hell of a lot better than a guy who is stone sober."
- Charlie Rich
(Related: Hell, Right)

"Hell hath no fury like a Democrat scorned."
- Jeff Rich
(Related: Hell)

"There is an increasingly pervasive sense not only of failure, but of futility. The legislative process has become a cruel shell game and the service system has become a bureaucratic maze, inefficient, incomprehensible, and inaccessible."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Failure, Sense, Service)

"I always keep my guard up with guys and I guess that can get in the way sometimes. I can make them go through hell."
- Rihanna
(Related: Hell)

"I believe that I am in hell, therefore I am there."
- Arthur Rimbaud
(Related: Hell)

"I do suspect that this world is hell."
- Francesca da Rimini
(Related: Hell, World)

"I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, 'Get the hell off my property.'"
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Mother, Hell, Property)

"I learned never to listen to acting teachers because they don't know what the hell they're talking about."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Acting, Hell, Talking, Teachers)

"Generally in the Little League you're up against a good pitcher who throws like hell. What does the coach say? Get a walk. Isn't that beautiful way to learn to hit? For four years you stand up there looking for a walk."
- Robin Roberts
(Related: Coach, Hell, Years)

"We march and fight, to death or on to victory. Our might is right, no traitors shall prevail. Our hearts are steeled against the fiery gates of hell. No shot or shell, can still our mighty song."
- George Lincoln Rockwell
(Related: Death, Victory, Fight, Hell, March, Right, Song)

"The remarks about my reaching the age of Social Security and coming to the end of the road, they jolted me. And that was good. Because I sure as hell had no intention of just sitting around for the rest of my life. So I'd whip out the paints and really go to it."
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Age, Life, End, Hell, Intention, Rest, Road, Security)

"I'm not going to be caught around here for any fool celebration. To hell with birthdays!"
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Fool, Hell)

"If I can't do something for the public good, what the hell am I doing?"
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Hell, Public)

"I was raised thinking I'd burn in hell for being gay, but I didn't have a choice. It's just who I am."
- Jai Rodriguez
(Related: Being, Choice, Gay, Hell, Thinking)

"I want them to listen to me for what I am saying. And I think the best way to do that is to sniff my armpits, and like, sit and burp every now and then."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Now, Saying, Want)

"Whenever a female takes a strong stand for herself, the majority of the time they have to really, really narrow it down to being feminine and wearing dresses and just being lipstick chic."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Time, Being, Majority)

"When I was about, I'd say, 18 or 19 years old, I wanted to be a part of the CIA just because they know those intimate secrets... So I was just always into knowing. I like to know things."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Old, Secrets, Years)

"Until they come up with an independent woman who's on an adventure of her own, I don't think I'm interested."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Adventure, Woman)

"They didn't train me to be in the ring for five and a half hours punching air. So, it was hard, I had to get some body contact in there somewhere, it was mostly body shots and stuff. I had no clue, really."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Body)

"The whole surf culture is starting to embrace women a lot more."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Women, Culture)