Quotes and Sayings about Land



"The atmosphere is much too near for dreams. It forces us to action. It is close to us. We are in it and of it. It rouses us both to study and to do. We must know its moods and also its motive forces."
- Cleveland Abbe
(Related: Dreams, Action, Moods, Motive, Study)

"True science is never speculative; it employs hypotheses as suggesting points for inquiry, but it never adopts the hypotheses as though they were demonstrated propositions."
- Cleveland Abbe
(Related: Science)

"As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain."
- Cleveland Abbe
(Related: End, Influence, Man, Needs, Population)

"I have started that which the country will not willingly let die."
- Cleveland Abbe
(Related: Country, Will)

"It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth."
- Cleveland Abbe
(Related: Life, Friends, Usefulness, Youth)

"My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with the popular ignorance and also with the great need of something better than local lore and weather proverbs."
- Cleveland Abbe
(Related: Life, Ignorance, Popular, Weather)

"I welcome him like I welcome cold sores. He's from England, he's angry and he's got Mad Power Disease."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Power, Disease, England)

"Land in Hawaii is money. What I'm talking about here is ceded land - land that belonged to the kingdom and was ceded to the republic and then to the state when we achieved statehood."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Money, Land, State, Talking)

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

"Western concepts of ownership and privatization came in and clashed with that. So land began to be exchanged."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Land, Ownership)

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

"Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Ideas, Land, Old)

"A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state's collecting lease money because all of a sudden "worthless" land now has an airport on it."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Money, Land, Now, State)

"Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Disappointment, Photography)

"Hugging trees has a calming effect on me. I'm talking about enormous trees that will be there when we are all dead and gone. I've hugged trees in every part of this little island."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Effect, Talking, Trees, Will)

"The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Goals, Winning, Building, Ireland, Objectives, Republican, Support)

"For over 30 years, the IRA showed that the British government could not rule Ireland on its own terms."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Government, Ireland, Years)

"The Japanese invaded Tulagi, in the Solomon Islands, on May 4."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Islands, May)

"The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Effect, Islands, News)

"Our task force put to sea in early January 1942, to attack the Japanese in the Marshall and Gilbert islands, but the mission was called off on the eve of the attack."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Force, Islands, Mission, Sea)

"On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island, at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Chicago, December, End, Force, Islands)

"In the end of five years I made supplication to the king to go out of this land, desiring to see my poor wife and children according to conscience and nature."
- Will Adams
(Related: Nature, Wife, Children, Conscience, End, Land, Poor, Years)

"It's just that if you're not disruptive everything seems to be repeated endlessly - not so much the good things but the bland things - the ordinary things - the weaker things get repeated- the stronger things get suppressed and held down and hidden."
- Robert Adamson
"On the Northern Ireland question, for instance, the British and Irish governments prohibit media contact with members of the IRA, but we have always gone ahead, believing in the right to information."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Information, Ireland, Irish, Media, Question, Right)

"I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Marriage, Time, Church, England, Girls, School, University, Woman)

"Major social movements eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience."
- Freda Adler
(Related: Experience, Perceptions)

"For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Man, Writing)

"Many other countries in this world are in a difficult situation, and all the Thai people are probably worried about the fate of Thailand: whether the country would survive or not."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: People, Countries, Country, Fate, World)

"The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Ability, Actions, Country, Present)

"It could be argued that, in Thailand, many foreigners have come and gone, and the number of people who are considered to be Thai have traveled abroad in a great number."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: People, Foreigners)

"In Thailand's history there have been dissensions from time to time, but in general, unity has prevailed."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: History, Time, Unity)

"At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Age, Work, Israel, Land)

"As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Cities, Israel, Land, Result, Rome)

"It's such a strange combination that I'd be unhappy to make anything like that without Landis directing."
- Jenny Agutter
"So I'm not really quite sure what Landis' plans were to make another one. The American Werewolf in Paris was a completely separate story."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: American, Paris)

"But John Landis wrote a good relationship which is really what the film's about. A very straightforward young woman who's very sure of herself and she meets a young man who needs some taking care of."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Care, Film, Man, Needs, Woman)

"True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them."
- George D. Aiken
(Related: People, American, Conservation, Income, Land, Public, Want, Water)

"As soon as the legitimate Lebanese government is convinced that the conditions have ripened and that Lebanon is able to maintain stability on its own... Then, the Syrian forces will return to their homeland."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Government, Stability, Will)

"But the issue has to do with land, which is our land."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Land)

"Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not; however, the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Equality, Power, People, America, Iraq, Land)

"Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Israel, Land, Priorities, Security, Water)

"I've never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there."
- Madeleine Albright
"I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Time, Being, EnglEnglish, First, Friends, Language, Moon)

"You know, because of the lack of budget, we had to find neighborhoods where time had stopped - kind of stuck in the '50s. And no place had that better than Staten Island."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Time)

"Stage work, that's all I have in my background. Wasteland was my first TV experience. Dawson's was my first long-term, I mean the entire season of 22 episodes."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Experience, Work, First)

"Most people today still believe, perhaps unconsciously, in the heliocentric universe every newspaper in the land has a section on astrology, yet few have anything at all on astronomy."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: People, Astrology, Astronomy, Land, Today, Universe)

"If we don't take effective measures now, the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Related: Extreme, Rights, Now)

"This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Wisdom, Mother, Blood, Country, Land, Now, Tears)

"America feels like home as much as it does here. Although it's a strange situation as I feel almost like I'm in no-man's land some of the time, because although I'm a resident, I still can't vote so I don't really have a say in what goes on where I live."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Home, Time, America, Land, Vote)

"If we allow the consideration of heathen morality and heathen religion to absolve us from the duty of preaching the gospel we are really deposing Christ from His throne in our own souls."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Religion, Morality, Christ, Consideration, Duty, Preaching)

"I have a profound belief in the power of the Sacraments. I believe that in a Divine way the use of them teaches the teachable their inward meaning and therefore I think we need be in no hurry to attempt to teach new converts all that we think we know about them."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Power, Belief, Meaning)

"Christ had given the apostles a world-wide commission, embracing all the nations; but intellectually they did not understand what He meant. They found that out as they followed the impulse of the Spirit."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Christ, Nations, Spirit, World)

"In arriving at a decision in a question of doubt, the apostles in the Acts were guided solely by their sense of the Spirit behind the action, not by any speculations as to consequences which might ensue. And so they found the truth."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Truth, Action, Decision, Consequences, Doubt, Question, Sense, Spirit)

"It certainly must help us if we recognize that it is the presence of the Holy Spirit which creates a unity which we can never create."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Help, Spirit, Unity)

"Men who hold a theory of the Church which excludes from communion those whom they admit to have the Spirit of Christ simply proclaim that their theory is in flat contradiction to the spiritual fact."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Men, Church, Christ, Contradiction, Fact, Spirit, Spiritual, Theory)

"Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Love, Arguments, Beliefs, Help, Proof, Zeal)

"The apostles were moved, not so much by an intellectual apprehension, as by a spiritual illumination. They met men, and the need of those men whom they met cried aloud to them."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Men, Spiritual)

"The Spirit is Love expressed towards man as redeeming love, and the Spirit is truth, and the Spirit is the Holy Spirit. Redemption is inconceivable without truth and holiness."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Love, Truth, Holiness, Man, Spirit)

"To preach the Gospel requires that the preacher should believe that he is sent to those whom he is addressing at the moment, because God has among them those whom He is at the moment calling; it requires that the speaker should expect a response."
- Roland Allen
(Related: God)

"Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties and understanding their trials by close personal experience."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Experience, Life, Men, People, Church, Difficulties, Living, Needs, Sharing, Trials, Understanding)

"Maine's long and cold winters may help keep our State's population low, but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique and valuable about our land and our people."
- Tom Allen
(Related: People, Climate, Help, Land, May, Population, State)

"I support exemptions from the estate tax to ensure that when Maine farm owners die, their families will be able to continue to farm the land that they have protected and lived on, often for generations."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Tax, Generations, Land, Support, Will)

"The offshore ocean area under U.S. jurisdiction is larger than our land mass, and teems with plant and animal life, mineral resources, commerce, trade, and energy sources."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Life, Commerce, Energy, Land, Ocean, Trade)

"But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Land, Mercury, Rest)

"For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Family, Opportunity, Canada, Land, Relatives)

"Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Government, Nature, Time, Opportunity, Thoughts, Land, Study)

"American troops have not only occupied Ulster but are arriving in increasing numbers in England."
- John Amery
(Related: American, England, Numbers, Troops)

"It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests."
- John Amery
(Related: Thought, People, Acting, England, London, Russia)

"Any landscape is a condition of the spirit."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Spirit)

"I can't take a well-tanned person seriously."
- Cleveland Amory
"The facts of life are very stubborn things."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Life, Facts)

"There are three terrible ages of childhood - 1 to 10, 10 to 20, and 20 to 30."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Childhood)

"The opera is like a husband with a foreign title - expensive to support, hard to understand and therefore a supreme social challenge."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: HusbChallenge, Opera, Support)

"As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Time, Cats, Limitations, Patience)

"A "good" family, it seems, is one that used to be better."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Family)

"The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't-it just stops you from enjoying it."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Conscience, England)

"Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful portraits that may still hang in Greenwich Village."
- David Amram
(Related: May, Portraits)

"We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South."
- Roald Amundsen
(Related: Gratitude, Knowledge, Admiration, First, Storms)

"May God permit us both to return to a free and independent Poland."
- Wladyslaw Anders
(Related: God, May)

"The situation in America is when it starts moving there, all the bands from England move over to America and work from there, so that they're available all the time for everyone that wants them in person."
- Benny Anderson
(Related: Time, Work, America, England)

"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)

"Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: People, Hope, Americans, Columbus, Country, Ocean, Want)

"As a New Yorker, I'm someone who lives on an island and looks across to America."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: America)

"An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Father, Impression, EnglEurope)

"You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Knowledge, Land, Thinking)

"I live in Italy. I visit my family in Switzerland."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Family, Italy, Visit)

"When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Family, Mind, Question)

"Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices."
- Ivo Andric
"Well, I grew up between Holland and Israel and then moved to France when I was eleven."
- Keren Ann
(Related: France, Israel)

"I consulted a Chinese herbalist and spent two weeks on an island off the coast of Zanzibar. I was away from any kind of contemporary technology."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Technology)

"I hope to read a Harry Potter novel soon, to see what it's all about. I admit to being annoyed that many good light fantasy writers have had trouble getting published, in England and elsewhere, when it is obvious the readers were waiting for us all along."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Hope, Being, EnglFantasy, Light, Obvious, Trouble, Waiting, Writers)

"I turned my home state of Florida into the Land of Xanth."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Home, Land, State)

"You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need only the help to preserve it."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: People, Freedom, Help, Treasure)

"Our law is a Jordanian law that we inherited, which applies to both the West Bank and Gaza, and sets the death penalty for those who sell land to Israelis."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Death, Land, Law)

"This is my homeland no one can kick me out."
- Yasser Arafat
"We will not bend or fail until the blood of every last Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is spilt to redeem our land!"
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Blood, Will)

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

"I feel I have had a very interesting life, but I am rather hoping there is still more to come. I still haven't captained the England cricket team, or sung at Carnegie Hall!"
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Cricket, England)

"A man's homeland is wherever he prospers."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Man)

"I had been doing plays in New York and on a whim we packed up and moved West, I started doing commercials and plays and guest star spots on TV and one thing led to another and I got Knots Landing."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Guest, Whim)

"Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Houston)

"The Eagle has landed."
- Neil Armstrong
"The brave man, indeed, calls himself lord of the land, through his iron, through his blood."
- Ernst Moritz Arndt
(Related: Blood, Land, Man)

"In a land of immigrants, one was not an alien but simply the latest arrival."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Land)

"After the departure of the land parties, I embarked with six men on thursday, the 21st april, on board my newly made boat and began the descent of the river."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Men, April, Departure, Land)

"The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it, so he planted pine trees all over the place!"
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Feeling, Trees)

"Brooke was special in the sense that we grew up together on that island."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Sense)

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

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

"David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: People, Performance, Film, Hesitation)

"You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: People, America, England, Secrets)

"It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: America, England, Murder)

"On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever. The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies. To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Life, Care, France, Ladies, Man, May)

"Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving."
- Joseph Auslander
(Related: Men, Peace, Living, Thanksgiving, World)

"The manner of the country makes the usage of life there, and the land will not be lived in except in its own fashion."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Life, Country, Fashion, Land, Will)

"To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left, to find a dry spring where one looked for running water - there is no help for any of these things."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Help, Right, Running, Spring, Water)

"There has been much talk referencing what I consider conceptual reports like the Landscape of Choice and documents created as a result of the Great Valley Center."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Choice, Result, Talk)

"England is so defined, the class system, your education. I think what was unique about the Canterbury scene."
- Kevin Ayers
(Related: Education, Class, England)

"People in England were coming up to me, saying, My mother and father turned me on to your music. This happened to me 20 years ago. When I was 40 they were saying that."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Music, Mother, Father, People, England, Saying, Years)

"The return of democracy in our land has indeed thrown the problems of development into bolder relief."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Development, Democracy, Land, Problems)

"That science has long been neglected and declining in England, is not an opinion originating with me, but is shared by many, and has been expressed by higher authority than mine."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Authority, England, Opinion)

"It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Education, Science, England, May, Neglect)

"In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Talent, Ability, Circumstance, England, Law, Profession, Reward)

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

"I grew up in the West, grew up on the land, was educated as a geologist. And I came here with a vision of what it is we ought to be doing."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Vision, Land)

"Well, what I tried to do is simply to get out on the land. And when I came to Washington, I think one of the mistakes we made early on was kind of having an ideological dispute up in the Congress."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Congress, Land, Mistakes, Washington)

"Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know... I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Land, Monuments, President, Protection)

"In fact, allowing immigrants to have licenses actually improves homeland security by allowing our government to track who is in our borders."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Government, Fact, Security)

"Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Government, Americans, Freedom, Land, Native Americans, Now, Principles, Separation, Speech, states, United)

"I just lead my life as naturally, as normally as I possibly can. But I can't help it if controversy is hounding me day in and day out. I'm quite amazed sometimes by the way they go about it. I grow a beard and it lands up in the editorial in The Times of India."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Life, Controversy, Day, Help)

"For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, America, Country, Freedom, Generations, Land)

"They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Land, Nothing, Sea)

"The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping."
- Douglas Bader
(Related: England, Holiday, Road, Sea)

"I was trying to make something really hard, but then I thought I should make something really soft instead, that could be molded into different shapes. That was how I came up with the first plastic. I called it Bakelite."
- Leo Baekeland
(Related: Thought, First, Trying)

"In 1893 I founded a chemical company which I ran until 1899."
- Leo Baekeland
(Related: Company)

"Then I was president of the Bakelite Corporation from 1910 to 1930."
- Leo Baekeland
(Related: President)

"I also served on many government committees."
- Leo Baekeland
(Related: Government)

"Well, it was kind of an accident, because plastic is not what I meant to invent. I had just sold photograph paper to Eastman Kodak for 1 million dollars."
- Leo Baekeland
(Related: Accident)

"We accept it because we have seen the vision. We know that we cannot reap the harvest, but we hope that we may so well prepare the land and so diligently sow the seed that our successors may gather the ripened grain."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Hope, Vision, Harvest, Land, May)

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

"America, thou half-brother of the world; with something good and bad of every land."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: America, Land, World)

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

"Often extinctions in the ocean occur at the same time as those on land. Then again, the ice age extinctions lost many big animals, but not many sea faring ones."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Age, Time, Animals, Land, Ocean, Sea)

"Land bridges were everywhere during the extinction, many species were spreading, and there were many diseases."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Land)

"The First World War, and especially the latest one, largely swept away what was left in Europe of feudalism and of feudal landlords, especially in Poland, Hungary, and the South East generally."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: War, Europe, First, World, World war)

"We need to keep investing in economic and homeland security. We need to bank on the right kind of economic development. We need to embrace opportunities, but with the right kind of safeguards."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Development, Right, Security)

"A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: Time, Pretty, Television)

"The making of an American begins at the point where he himself rejects all other ties, any other history, and himself adopts the vesture of his adopted land."
- James Baldwin
(Related: History, American, Land)

"Let us never forget this: since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where our frontier lies."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Day, Defense, EnglForget, Lies, Old)

"Since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Day, Defense, England, Old)

"There isn't a single windmill owner in Holland who doesn't have a second job, for when there is no wind."
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Job, Wind)

"There are more active volcanoes beneath the sea than on land by two orders of magnitude."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Land, Sea)

"In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Tongue)

"We didn't see what happened after mortars landed, only the puff of smoke. There were horrors that were completely left out of this war. So was this journalism? Or was this coverage?"
- Ashleigh Banfield
(Related: War, Journalism)

"I mean the interesting thing I think would be if something happened like, what happened in England where all these kids that all of a sudden can't afford the ticket prices."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: England, Kids)

"Who knows but that England may revive in New South Wales when it has sunk in Europe."
- Joseph Banks
(Related: EnglEurope, May)

"Life was very simple. My parents had come from the North of England, which is a fairly rugged, bleak, hard-working part of England, and so there was not the expectation of luxury."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Life, EnglExpectation, Luxury, Parents)

"My introduction to track racing was through the background of cross country running, which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: America, Country, England, Popular, Racing, Running)

"Here in England we live at a slower pace, have more time to enjoy things - like good jazz."
- Chris Barber
(Related: Time, England, Jazz)

"It is quite possible we may have formed entirely erroneous ideas of what we actually see. The greenish gray patches may not be seas at all, nor the ruddy continents, solid land. Neither may the obscuring patches be clouds of vapor."
- Edward E. Barnard
(Related: Ideas, Clouds, Land, May)

"The land of embarrassment and breakfast."
- Julian Barnes
(Related: Embarrassment, Land)

"We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty, from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee River to the Blue Ridge Mountains."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Beauty, Climate, Mountains, State)

"An interesting thing happened in 1989, right as I was graduating: the stock market crashed and really changed the landscape of the art world in New York. It made the kind of work I was doing interesting to galleries that wouldn't have normally been interested in it."
- Matthew Barney
(Related: Art, Work, Right, World)

"I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one."
- Luis Barragan
(Related: Architecture, Gardening)

"Geographically, Ireland is a medium-sized rural island that is slowly but steadily being consumed by sheep."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Being, Ireland, Sheep)

"If you were to open up a baby's head - and I am not for a moment suggesting that you should - you would find nothing but an enormous drool gland."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Baby, Nothing, Open)

"The photographic image... is a message without a code."
- Roland Barthes
"The politician being interviewed clearly takes a great deal of trouble to imagine an ending to his sentence: and if he stopped short? His entire policy would be jeopardized!"
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Policy, Being, Ending, Trouble)

"The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Man)

"What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Passion, Public)

"Through the mythology of Einstein, the world blissfully regained the image of knowledge reduced to a formula."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Knowledge, Formula, Mythology, World)

"There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Alienation, Day, Present)

"To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Love, Language)

"The New is not a fashion, it is a value."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Fashion, Value)

"What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Time, Truth, Contradiction, May, Sarcasm)

"To eat steak rare... represents both a nature and a morality."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Nature, Morality)

"The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Books, Culture, Meaning, News, Repetition)

"A photograph is always invisible, it is not it that we see."
- Roland Barthes
"For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Needs, Theatre)

"I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Power, Blame, Guilt)

"I have tried to be as eclectic as I possibly can with my professional life, and so far it's been pretty fun."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Life, Fun, Pretty)

"Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Power, Forget, Language, Legislation, Speech)

"Literature is the question minus the answer."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Literature, Question)

"Literature is without proofs. By which it must be understood that it cannot prove, not only what it says, but even that it is worth the trouble of saying it."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Literature, Saying, Trouble, Worth)

"Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Lie, Myth)

"Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Desire, Language, Words)

"German is more familiar now since I live part of the year in Rome and part in the German part of Switzerland. But it's not difficult to sing in German; it's difficult to feel in German. This takes time. It's a culture."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Time, Culture, Now, Rome)

"It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Life, Time, Country, Deep, First, Interest, Land, Now, Years)

"Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances."
- Orlando A. Battista
(Related: Temptations, Will)

"An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."
- Orlando A. Battista
(Related: Mistake, Error)

"One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over you when you genuinely forgive an enemy - whether he knows it or not."
- Orlando A. Battista
(Related: Experience, Enemy, Feeling)

"The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day."
- Orlando A. Battista
(Related: Time, Children, Day, Inheritance)

"The fellow who says he'll meet you halfway usually thinks he's standing on the dividing line."
- Orlando A. Battista
"The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive."
- Orlando A. Battista
(Related: Love, Weakness)

"Santa Barbara is a paradise; Disneyland is a paradise; the U.S. is a paradise. Paradise is just paradise. Mournful, monotonous, and superficial though it may be, it is paradise. There is no other."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Paradise, May)

"As long as there's land available, single-family homes will be built, and Colorado residents will always go for a single-family over a condo."
- Gary Bauer
(Related: Land, Will)

"Our success as a party will largely be determined by how well we do here in the heartland... The time has come to be secure about our values. The time has come to lead."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Success, Time, Values, Party, Will)

"It's hard not to be excited when you're going to find a way to land on the moon."
- Alan Bean
(Related: Land, Moon)

"And finally Winter, with its bitin', whinin' wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow."
- Roy Bean
(Related: Land, Snow, Will, Wind, Winter)

"More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Gold, Islands, Sky)

"I was really small when jazz broke through in England and I can still remember sneaking off to the living room to listen to it on the radio - much to my parent's disapproval."
- Jeff Beck
(Related: England, Jazz, Living)

"We are the last remaining country to allow ourselves two breaks in the season. You just have to look at England, Italy and Spain, they play right through the season. We on the other hand take six weeks off in the winter until the end of January, and that is a luxury."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Country, End, England, Italy, Luxury, Play, Right, Spain, Winter)

"Since Sven Goran Eriksson took over, England have been fantastic."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: England)

"In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness."
- Samuel Beckett
"Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: University)

"I love scoring goals for England and playing for England. That's one of the reasons I didn't retire - I love playing for my country."
- David Beckham
(Related: Love, Goals, Country, England)

"We stay as a team. I might be England captain, but that doesn't mean I get treated differently."
- David Beckham
(Related: England)

"In England, David and I are big fish in a small pond. But in L.A., we are tiny, tiny, tiny fish in a big pond."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: EnglFish)

"And in the last sentence I would like also to mention that Poland is one of the countries with which the United States has run strategic dialogues since last year."
- Marek Belka
(Related: Countries, states, United)

"No matter who becomes chancellor, Poland and Germany will remain neighbours, strategic partners, not only within the European Union, but also world partners, and I don't believe anything could change in our relations."
- Marek Belka
(Related: Change, Germany, Will, World)

"The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important."
- Marek Belka
(Related: Country, Culture, Grave)

"I love England though; I've been back a few times and just love it. My favorite thing to do there is going to museums and all the castles. Oh, and my husband and I went mountain biking across England on our honeymoon!"
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Love, HusbBiking, EnglFavorite, Museums)

"Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism."
- Daniel Bell
(Related: Home, America, Europe, Land)

"I stayed with them for about a year up there and, at night, worked over in Long Island at a club called The High Hat Club which was like a pseudo jazz / blues place."
- William Bell
(Related: Jazz, Night)

"America is terrified of the passage of time. Prozac Nation. Land of Face Lifts."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Time, America, Land, Nation)

"I've never seen the point of the sea, except where it meets the land. The shore has a point. The sea has none."
- Alan Bennett
(Related: Land, Sea)

"If only Vivien Leigh had stayed in England, that part would have been mine."
- Joan Bennett
(Related: England)

"In every island of the Aegean Sea are found abundant traces of a vast prehistoric empire."
- James Theodore Bent
(Related: Sea)

"In the islands of the Aegean Sea, every island is full of graves."
- James Theodore Bent
(Related: Islands, Sea)

"I've never told you the story of Alice in Wonderland, have I?"
- Edgar Bergen
"In Holland and Spain and France, where so many of us come from, people aren't interested in the sex lives of their players. We don't hear these stories - even in Italy where the media is right on top of football."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Sex, People, Football, France, Italy, Media, Right, Spain)

"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)

"There's nothing like coming home here, having the day off or morning off and going surfing. In Orlando I don't know what I would do."
- Corbin Bernsen
(Related: Home, Day, Nothing)

"This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Time, Genius, Fish)

"We are a conquering race. We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands."
- Albert J. Beveridge
(Related: Blood, Race)

"I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984. Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Attention, Bank account, Gold, Scandal, Trying)

"Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Society, Control, Earth, Land, Ownership, Property, Theory)

"No one ever said that fighting the war against terrorism and defending our homeland would be easy. So let's support our troops, law enforcement workers, and our mission to keep our nation and our children safe in the days and years to come."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: War, Children, Fighting, Law, Mission, Nation, Support, Terrorism, Troops, Workers, Years)

"I like to think what I bring to the table is kind of a sympathetic and endearing quality, even while I'm playing outcasts or characters that end up in outlandish situations."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Quality, End, Outcasts)

"Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?"
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Survival, Countries, France, Ireland, Nation, Pride, Shame, Support)

"We need to get serious about combating gang violence on Long Island, and the entire nation."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Nation, Violence)

"The residents and elected officials of Long Island have fought vigorously for many years and spent millions of dollars to preserve the quality of life that the Long Island Sound offers."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Life, Quality, Sound, Years)

"The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Needs, Sound)

"In my district, the budget scales back and eliminates several long-term shore protection projects important to the safety and economic security of Long Island."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Projects, Protection, Safety, Security)

"People are always asking me about eskimos, but there are no eskimos in Iceland."
- Bjork
(Related: People)

"There is this stereotype of Icelanders all believing in spirits, and I've played up to that a bit in interviews."
- Bjork
(Related: Spirits)

"I love England. It's no coincidence it's the first place I moved to for a more cosmopolitan life, which is the only thing Iceland lacks."
- Bjork
(Related: Love, Life, EnglFirst)

"When I was a teenager in Iceland people would throw rocks and shout abuse at me because they thought I was weird. I never got that in London no matter what I wore."
- Bjork
(Related: Thought, People, Abuse, London)

"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)

"Watch MTV and you can see what the music scene is like in England. The Spice Girls? Not a lot of creativity in the commercial area. There are still great musicians in England, but not a lot being heard that much."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Music, Creativity, Being, England, Girls, Musicians)

"Hendrix was big in England. We all became good friends and I am still in touch with Noel Redding."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: EnglFriends)

"If the people of New Zealand want to be part of our world, I believe they should hop off their islands, and push 'em closer."
- Lewis Black
(Related: People, Islands, Want, World)

"The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island."
- William Blackstone
(Related: Strength, Defense, England, Navy)

"A woman finds the natural lay of the land almost unconsciously; and not feeling it incumbent on her to be guide and philosopher to any successor, she takes little pains to mark the route by which she is making her ascent."
- Alice Stone Blackwell
(Related: Feeling, Land, Woman)

"Part of protecting our homeland means being less dependent on foreign countries for our energy."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Being, Countries, Energy)

"I fell in love with Scotland and made good friends here, so I stayed after graduating with Honours in Chemistry."
- Steve Blake
(Related: Love, Friends, Scotland)

"What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly, because it is a question of vital importance."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Attention, Country, Effect, Importance, Question)

"Will you stand by it now, or will you let the Shylocks come and have their way? It is for you to determine."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Now, Will)

"I do not intend, we do not intend, that any party shall survive, if we can help it, that will lay the confiscating hand upon Americans in the interest of England or of Europe."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Americans, EnglEurope, Help, Interest, Party, Will)

"Any political party that undertakes to do it will, in God's name, be trampled, as it ought to be trampled, into the dust of condemnation, now and in the future."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: God, Future, Name, Now, Party, Will)

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

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

"I make a prediction here and now, and, my friends, I want you to watch the proceedings of Congress in these coming weeks of this extra session, or of the next regular session, to see whether I am right or not."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Congress, Friends, Now, Right, Want)

"It can not be done; it shall not be done! I speak for the great masses of the Mississippi Valley, and those west of it, when I say you shall not do it!"
- Richard Parks Bland
"It is because the administration is hostile to silver; and thus it is surrendering this country to the Shylocks of the Old World who have made war upon it."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: War, Country, Old, World)

"It means that the silver coins of the United States at whatever ratio is fixed, and I want the present ratio that we have now, 16 to 1, maintained precisely as it is."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Now, Present, states, United, Want)

"Many now born, by the time they are voters will compose part of a nation with a genius nowhere equaled, and with a vast territory upon which those energies and that genius can operate."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Time, Genius, Nation, Now, Will)

"Now, mark it. This may be strong language, but heed it. The people mean it, and, my friends of the Eastern Democracy, we bid farewell when you do that thing."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: People, Democracy, Friends, Language, May, Now)

"Speaking as a Democrat, all my life battling for what I conceived to be Democracy, and what I conceived to be right, I am yet an American above Democracy."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Life, American, Democracy, Right)

"The aristocracy of Western Europe has absolutely tabooed silver in those countries and driven it away from there. Here it finds its only resting place."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Aristocracy, Countries, Europe)

"The last fight for the white metal is to be made here in this country and in this House, my friends."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Country, Fight, Friends)

"We invite, then, the world to come with its silver and make the exchange."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: World)

"I thought this must be what God looks like."
- George Blanda
(Related: God, Thought)

"The academy awards in England; it's a classy affair as well."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Awards, England)

"I just got to hear every note. After I left Birdland, I started working at the Jazz Gallery. In the end, I still couldn't play, but I knew how to listen. I was probably the world's best listener."
- Carla Bley
(Related: End, Jazz, Play, World)

"Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome."
- William Bligh
(Related: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

"On the night of the 1st of September we observed for the first time signs of the natives being in the neighbourhood. Fires were seen on the low land near Cape Frederick Henry, and at daylight we saw the natives with our glasses."
- William Bligh
(Related: Time, Being, First, Land, Night)

"When I was in England doing Romeo and Juliet as a child star, I was interviewed by the British press, who are even more vicious and cruel than the Americans. So I have been extremely guarded ever since."
- Claire Bloom
(Related: Americans, England, Press)

"People come into your life and people leave it... you just have to trust that life has a road mapped out for you."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Life, Trust, People, Road)

"Someone tried to save my soul in a gas station."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Soul)

"I got to work with one of my heroes, Johnny Depp, and to see how he goes about business, which was really inspiring for me at this stage in my career."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Work, Business, Career, Heroes, Inspiring)

"I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be?"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Funny, Clothes, Dress, Months)

"I feel really privileged to be an actor, to be paid to do something I love."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Actor)

"I don't do a film unless it has a sword in it. And if it doesn't have a sword in it, I insist that they have one in the same room to keep me comfortable."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Film)

"I came back out here from England and I was there for a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Autumn, England, London, Spring, Summer)

"I crave working on those small independent movies because I love going to see those myself."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Movies)

"Obviously I always wanted to do a contemporary piece."
- Orlando Bloom
"I've done movies with a sword before. But I haven't really been given the full responsibility of something like a Ridley Scott film."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Movies, Film, Responsibility)

"I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Girlfriends, Romantic)

"I did send a girl a plane ticket asking her for a visit, I guess that's quite romantic."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Romantic, Visit)

"My whole career has been fulfilling my childhood fantasies, playing characters that are larger than life, getting to play a knight, an elf, a prince, and a soldier."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Life, Career, Childhood, Knight, Play)

"Movies like that aren't about the visual effects and explosions. They're human stories about family, about life, about death."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Death, Movies, Family, Life)

"Maybe our generation is more about sex, but it feels like romance is dying out."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Sex, Romance, Dying)

"I had studied theater for three years in London when someone suggested me for the role."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: London, Theater, Years)

"I have played a boxer, a cowboy, a knight, a prince, an elf and a pirate. I am so glad to have done all of that already."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Knight)

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

"The truth is - I found myself doing these huge action-adventure movies, and um, and which are cool man. And I really love doing them. And thankfully I haven't had too much dialogue, because if I had I would have really made a mess of it. You know what I mean?"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Movies, Truth, Action, Man)

"I'm trying to mix the cool, independent stuff with the big stuff, but it's been difficult finding the right roles. It's been an interesting ride as far as my career pendulum is concerned."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Career, Right, Trying)

"I had the training at drama school where I studied Shakespeare and Brecht and Chekov and all these period historical playwrights and I think that I responded to the material."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Drama, School, Shakespeare, Training)

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

"I'm still at the beginning of my career. It's all a little new, and I'm still learning as I go."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Beginning, Career, Learning)

"Lord of the Rings was my first experience making movies and at the time, I had no ideas how movies were done. I thought that's the way they're done, so in a way, I had nothing to compare it to."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Experience, Movies, Time, Thought, Ideas, First, Nothing)

"A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Character, Discovery, Journey, Man, Play, Spiritual)

"I think a film set is a quite controlled environment and you feel like you can trust them and it is going to be a safe place to work, but I really don't think about it."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Trust, Work, Environment, Film)

"I remember one time that I was filming a scene in whych my character rides through Troy on a chariot. I just looked around at this incredible set thinking 'This is the life'."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Time, Life, Character, Thinking)

"Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Success, Failure, Disaster)

"Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Strength, Spirits)

"Elves are like trees, grounded and focused from the trunk down but graceful and agile on top."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Trees)

"Elves are cool, man."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Man)

"I missed my home - like the physicality of my home, I missed my friends and my family mostly and just hanging out and being in your home country - culturally it feels right and that is what I miss."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Family, Home, Being, Country, Friends, Right)

"A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Dreams, Friend, Girls, Teenage)

"The process of making a movie is what I love. I thrive on that. It's an exciting miracle, a mad adventure. I love being part of it."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Adventure, Being)

"I know you can be up one minute and drop the next, so I'm trying to maintain a steady course so I can have some longevity."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Longevity, Trying)

"I'm so happy to have been a part of that process and I would go straight back into the desert in a ton of chain mail for Ridley any day of the week. He's an amazing director and I can't wait to see the long version."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Day, Mail)

"I'm quite sensitive to women. I saw how my sister got treated by boyfriends. I read this thing that said when you are in a relationship with a woman, imagine how you would feel if you were her father. That's been my approach, for the most part."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Women, Father, Sister, Woman)

"I'm amazed that things have panned out the way they have. I always say I'm so lucky, though my mum always says, "You make your own luck.""
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Luck)

"I'm always amazed at anyone's interest in what I have to say."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Interest)

"I wondered how they would top the Pirates and skeletons and moonlight, because that's a pretty cool concept."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Pretty)

"I try to take the time to appreciate and I certainly do appreciate and I do feel proud but that is probably one of the things I need to work on, building a bit of time for myself."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Time, Work, Building)

"Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Cinema, Earth, Fantasy, Film, First, Journey, Will)

"Until this movie I have played a boxer, a cowboy, a knight, a prince, an elf and a pirate. I am so glad to have done all of that already, and am ready for this phase of my career."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Career, Knight)

"You don't improvise with a Cameron Crowe script."
- Orlando Bloom
"Yeah, I mean the material, directors, the other cast, and if you think you can do something with the character then you do it and go from there. I am looking forward to doing some smaller movies."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Movies, Character)

"I think it's sort of a rite of passage for a British actor to try and get the American accent and have a good crack at doing that."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Actor, American)

"The role of an actor is to make every character believable."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Character, Actor)

"Vig used to call me 'Elf boy', and I'd call him 'filthy human'. As an Elf, I never got a scratch on me, never got dirty. And Vig would come out with blood and sweat all over him. And he'd say to me, 'Oh, go manicure your nails.'"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Blood)

"Whatever happens in life is fine - just trust in that."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Life, Trust)

"When I was nine, I had this girlfriend and we used to have running races in the park. I wanted to be like Superman and fly in and rescue her."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Girlfriend, Running)

"When everyone around you is doing all this incredible pirate acting and you're having to sort of play the straight guy and move the story forward, you kind of want to be doing some of that pirate ripping it up stuff, but in truth, to be a part of that project is what I love."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Truth, Acting, Play, Project, Want)

"When I saw the first I couldn't believe I was in another great movie that would be made into a trilogy. This movie is quite visible and I think it will stand the test of time. I think kids and parents will love this movie for a long time."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Time, First, Kids, Parents, Will)

"There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Failure, Difference, Disaster)

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

"We all must recognize that homeland security funds should be allocated by threat and no other reason."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Reason, Security)

"You can go at the premiere it's at Disneyland."
- Emily Blunt
"Could I pass a week in the insane ward at Blackwell's Island? I said I could and I would. And I did."
- Nellie Bly
"If your mind is pure, all buddha-lands are pure."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind)

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

"To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Land, Man, Poor, Race)

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

"So I think that we're in a very heightened and somewhat unusual period of politics and polling around the countries that New Zealanders take close interest in."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: Politics, Countries, Interest)

"England is a nation of shopkeepers."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: England, Nation)

"He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Slander)

"The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as more recent attacks in Madrid, Spain, and London, England, showed in a very tragic way just how vulnerable many areas of the world are to these sorts of actions."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Actions, England, London, Spain, World)

"Nearly two weeks have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast, and while we are still dealing with the tremendous devastation - and will be for quite some time - we are also seeing increased signs of recovery and help in our region."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Time, Help, Will)

"Ethiopia didn't just blow my mind; it opened my mind. Anyway, on our last day at this orphanage a man handed me his baby and said, 'Would you take my son with you?' He knew, in Ireland, that his son would live, and that in Ethiopia, his son would die."
- Bono
(Related: Son, Baby, Day, Ireland, Man, Mind)

"Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost, wandering in strange lands?"
- Arna Bontemps
"May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition!"
- Daniel Boone
(Related: War, Goodness, May)

"The Falklands thing was a fight between two bald men over a comb."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Men, Fight)

"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Spring, Winter)

"The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Faith, Time, Wisdom, Beginnings, Deals, Fact, Lies, Reason, Universe)

"Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January."
- Hal Borland
(Related: June, Summer)

"Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Autumn, Moon, Night, Summer)

"October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again."
- Hal Borland
(Related: October, Sight)

"Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Faith, Time, Wisdom, Beginnings, Deals, Fact, Lies, Man, Quest, Reason, Universe)

"Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Meaning, Patience, Persistence, Trees)

"If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Strength, Company, Patience, Trees)

"April is a promise that May is bound to keep."
- Hal Borland
(Related: April, May, Promise)

"A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Heart, Dancing, Fire, Tongue)

"A snowdrift is a beautiful thing - if it doesn't lie across the path you have to shovel or block the road that leads to your destination."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Lie, Road)

"You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Challenge, Ideology)

"We're gonna totally sell out and try to dominate the world."
- Wes Borland
(Related: World)

"There may be something good in silence. It's a brand new thing. You can hear the funniest little discussions, if you keep turning the volume down. Shut yourself up, and listen out loud."
- Wes Borland
(Related: May, Silence)

"Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families."
- Wes Borland
(Related: Family, Values)

"Guys are idiots, till they're what, 40 years old."
- Wes Borland
(Related: Idiots, Old, Years)

"Unfortunately this earth is not a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh."
- Martin Bormann
(Related: Life, Earth, Struggle)

"There are no countries in the world less known by the British than those selfsame British Islands."
- George Borrow
(Related: Countries, Islands, World)

"Our success in this matter is important to all Americans. Whether you are in the forest land business or just enjoy the shade of a majestic oak gracing your lawn, we all have an interest in this important issue."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Business, Success, Americans, Interest, Land, Oak)

"The 9/11 Commission recently released their report, citing important changes which need to be made to improve our nation's homeland security. I voiced my disappointment with the House leadership when this report was left until after the August recess for action."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Leadership, Action, Disappointment, Nation, Security)

"I think we are going to see exciting cricket all the way. We are watching the two best teams in the world-and I think England will eventually go on to pip Australia by a single Test."
- Ian Botham
(Related: Cricket, England, Will, World)

"The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: War, Conflict, Land, Oil, Respect, Want, Water)

"Ireland is a great country to die or be married in."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Country, Ireland)

"At one point, when I was 20 and living in Kentucky, I got shot - it was a land dispute over six inches of property that ran a hundred yards through my grandfather's land. It was really over the honor of my family and that of another family."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Family, Honor, Kentucky, Land, Living, Property)

"Americans have long recognized the need to protect our public lands and their vast resources."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Americans, Public)

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

"But I fear, my lot being cast in Scotland, that beauty would not be content."
- Anne Boyd
(Related: Beauty, Fear, Being, Content, Scotland)

"I stress the uniqueness of the Australian landscape and its metaphysical and mythic content."
- Arthur Boyd
(Related: Content, Stress, Uniqueness)

"The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep."
- Francis J. Braceland
(Related: May, Sorrow, Tears)

"Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me.After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Bed, Day, Rest)

"That's when I hit the ground. So in the instant that that round landed and blew me in the air, I had those separate and distinct thoughts. The guy who was standing right next to where I had been standing had a hole in his back I could put my fist into."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Thoughts, Right)

"I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: War, First, Letters, Listening, Saying, Soldiers, Songs)

"But, in the end, even a song that's as politically bland as Blowin in the Wind, you probably wouldn't get up and sing that now, whereas some of Bob Dylan's love songs that were contemporary with that, like say Girl from the North Country, you can still get up an play now."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Love, Country, End, Now, Play, Song, Songs, Wind)

"With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above, and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland."
- Tycho Brahe
(Related: Earth, Man, Mind, Sky)

"Afghanistan is a land-locked country."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Afghanistan, Country, Land)

"Indeed it is very hard, when we have let the King's subjects have so much of our lands for so little value."
- Joseph Brant
(Related: Value)

"The kind of support encouraged by such modes of expression has always arisen basically from confusing the fatherland itself with the social conditions which happened to prevail in it."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Expression, Support)

"New Zealand, by the way, where I was ambassador, has had two women prime ministers - one from either party."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Women, Party)

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

"There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known group of civilizations which arose on both sides of the land bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Creation, Doubt, Land)

"We of America are especially fitted to visualize and to understand the marvellous transformation of a wilderness into a land of splendid cities."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: America, Cities, Land, Wilderness)

"Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Childhood, Today, Visions)

"But it is obvious that our fathers, whose efforts have planted these great and prosperous cities along the once lonely trails of our own broad land, received all the fundamentals of civilization as a heritage from their European ancestors."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Civilization, Cities, Fathers, Land, Lonely, Obvious)

"I am pleased to see that information campaigns, such as the America's WETLAND effort, are getting the message out, and people are beginning to realize that wetlands loss in Louisiana affects us all."
- John Breaux
(Related: People, America, Beginning, Effort, Information, Loss)

"Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Heroes, Land)

"The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Genius, America, Deeds, Land, Night, Open, Visions)

"In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape."
- Gerald Brenan
(Related: Marriage, Wife, HusbClimate)

"There was still food rationing in England and life was difficult all through my 2 year stay in Oxford."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Food, Life, England)

"I. cannot stoop to reply to the folly and the slander of every poor Tory partisan who assails me, and I should not have noticed you but for the fact that you are a member of the House of Commons."
- John Bright
(Related: Fact, Folly, Poor, Slander)

"Hopefully, generations after us will continue to protect, preserve, and look after this wonderful land."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Generations, Land, Will)

"I maintain that if there is such a thing as a true and honest environmentalist, it's people like Slim and hopefully me, who have been caretakers of the land all our lives, along with the generations before us."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: People, Generations, Land)

"I resent the fact that people in places like Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco believe that they should be able to tell us how to live our lives, operate our businesses, and what to do with the land that we love and cherish."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Love, People, Boston, Chicago, Fact, Land)

"In the Netherlands I read the first chapter of Exquisite Corpse to an audience that laughed in all the places I thought were funny - an experience I've never had in America!"
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Experience, Funny, Thought, First)

"I haven't made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Books, Mind)

"It's like turning the space program over to the Long Island Railroad."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Space)

"We've got to search back to our last known safe landmark. I can't say exactly where, but I think it's back there at the start of the Industrial Revolution, we began applying energy in vast amounts to tools with which we began tearing the environment apart."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Energy, Environment, Revolution, Tools)

"Some otherwise sane scientists have seriously proposed that we tuck this deadly garbage under the edges of drifting continents but how can they be sure the moving land masses will climb over the waste and not just push it forward?"
- David R. Brower
(Related: Land, Scientists, Waste, Will)

"So I quit my job and went to the New England Culinary Institute for the full two years and worked in the restaurant industry after that until finally I thought I had a grasp on what I needed to do what I do."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Thought, England, Job, Years)

"My best kiss was on stage. Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child gave me a really nice soft kiss on my lips during a performance on my birthday. It was amazing."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Birthday, Kiss, Performance, Destiny)

"No man is an island. No man stands alone."
- Dennis Brown
(Related: Man)

"I came from Long Island, so I had a lot of experience at the stick. I played in junior high school, then I played in high school. The technical aspect of the game was my forte. I had all that experience, then I had strength and I was in good condition."
- Jim Brown
(Related: Experience, Strength, School)

"America is a land where men govern, but women rule."
- John Mason Brown
(Related: Men, Women, America, Land)

"When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up."
- Les Brown
(Related: Life, Land, Reason)

"Prayer for many is like a foreign land. When we go there, we go as tourists. Like most tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place. Like most tourists, we therefore move on before too long and go somewhere else."
- Robert McAfee Brown
(Related: Land, Prayer, Tourists)

"Oh, to be in England now that April's there."
- Robert Browning
(Related: April, England, Now)

"I do like to write but I also like to get and out and play. I am losing track of all the Cooper versions that I do - I have one for Iceland, different one over here."
- Michael Owen Bruce
(Related: Losing, Play)

"Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Action, Control, Media, Prevention, Service)

"Health is the core of human development."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Development)

"The burden of disease falls on the poor."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Burden, Disease, Poor)

"The development of the food industry for both domestic and export markets relies on a regulatory framework that both protects the consumer and assures fair trading practices in food."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Food, Development)

"The dual scourge of hunger and malnutrition will be truly vanquished not only when granaries are full, but also when people's basic health needs are met and women are given their rightful role in societies."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Women, People, Hunger, Needs, Will)

"The launch of the report coincides with the initiation by WHO of the global strategy for the prevention and control of osteoporosis, and I think a good partnership could be established in our common efforts to prevent osteoporosis."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Strategy, Control, Partnership, Prevention)

"This double burden of disease is rapidly putting a serious brake on the development efforts of many countries."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Development, Burden, Countries, Disease)

"That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Development, Reality)

"This syndrome, SARS, is now a worldwide health threat... The world needs to work together to find its cause, cure the sick and stop its spread."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Work, Cause, Cure, Needs, Now, World)

"We are also in the process of defining how best to work together with food and other companies to address diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Diet, Food, Work, Order)

"Today osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe and Japan and causes more than 2.3 million fractures in the USA and Europe alone."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: People, Causes, Europe, states, Today, United)

"We have seen SARS stopped dead in its tracks."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
"With an annual investment of $66 billion by 2007, we can save 8 million lives each year."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Investment)

"Women's health is one of WHO's highest priorities."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Women, Priorities)

"You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Environmental, Health, Development, Security)

"Let me first say that I don't think the millennium target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target. I think it is a real and achievable goal."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Goal, First, Poverty)

"This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Public, Will)

"Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, as the longevity of the male population increases, the disease will assume increasing importance in men."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Men, Women, Disease, Importance, Longevity, Population, Will)

"Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Alcohol, Risk, Smoking)

"Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Food, People, Cause, Children, Killing)

"Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Death, Women, Cause, Leading)

"Cancers of all types among women are increasing."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Women)

"When public and private sectors combine intellectual and other resources, more can be achieved."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Public)

"During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO, high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized that health is central to sustainable development."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Development, Years)

"A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual right and an essential condition for sustainable development, especially in developing countries."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Diet, Development, Countries, Right)

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

"In recognising the global problem posed by osteoporosis, WHO sees the need for a global strategy for prevention and control of osteoporosis, focusing on three major functions: prevention, management and surveillance."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Strategy, Control, Management, Prevention)

"Investing in health will produce enormous benefits."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Benefits, Will)

"Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers' suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions and unwanted children."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Morality, Children, Connection, Dying, Hypocrisy, Mothers, Suffering)

"More than ever before, there is a global understanding that long-term social, economic, and environmental development would be impossible without healthy families, communities, and countries."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Environmental, Development, Countries, Understanding)

"Osteoporosis, as the third threat, is particularly attributable to women's physiology."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Women)

"Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific basis for primary prevention, the World Health Organization promotes the development of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases, rather than focusing on individual ones."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Strategy, Development, Prevention, Risk, World)

"An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Money, Action, Hunger, Poverty)

"Indeed, American companies make three times as much profits from their investment in one E.U. country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China."
- John Bruton
(Related: American, Country, Investment, Ireland)

"Ireland has a role to play in making the E.U. united and strong."
- John Bruton
(Related: Ireland, Play, United)

"The humblest citizen of all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Cause, Error, Land)

"This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty - the cause of humanity."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Cause, Defense, Error, Humanity, Land, Liberty)

"I have bought pole vault equipment, the landing areas, posts, which costs a lot of money. We pay for coaches."
- Sergei Bubka
(Related: Money, Coaches)

"If you are as happy in entering the White House as I shall feel on returning to Wheatland, you are a happy man indeed."
- James Buchanan
(Related: Man)

"This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday... I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me - Homeland Security."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Birthday, Security)

"Tea-shops were to become my favourite haunts in England."
- Zola Budd
(Related: England, Tea)

"Places I've lived since then had to have some kind of uniqueness and character about them. And logically Key West, and then Down Island. So, all of that stuff sort of had it's roots in New Orleans and went crazy."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Character, Key, Uniqueness)

"The other classes of which society was composed were, first, freemen, owners of small portions of land, independent, though they sometimes voluntarily became the vassals of their more opulent neighbors, whose power was necessary for their protection."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Power, Society, First, Land, Neighbors, Protection)

"The Romans held Britain from the invasion of Julius Caesar till their voluntary withdrawal from the island, A.D. 420,- that is, about five hundred years."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Years)

"They want us to give up another chunk of our tribal land. This is not the first time or the last time."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Time, First, Land, Want)

"When I was a boy, the Sioux owned the world. The sun rose and set on their land; they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today? Who slew them? Where are our lands? Who owns them?"
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Men, Battle, Land, Sun, Today, World)

"What white man can say I never stole his land or a penny of his money? Yet they say that I am a thief."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Money, Land, Man)

"If I agree to dispose of any part of our land to the white people I would feel guilty of taking food away from our children's mouths, and I do not wish to be that mean."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Food, People, Children, Land)

"It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Power, Being, Land, Neighbors, Right, Yield)

"It's nice because working in England I'm know for working in television and theater when you get a chance to come out, it is quite fun to be out from behind the mask. You need to let people know who you are."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: People, Chance, EnglFun, Television, Theater)

"I have also just finished three weeks on a soap opera in England. The soap opera is a rather famous one called Crossroads. It was first on television 25 years ago, and it has recently been brought back. I play the part of a businessman called David Wheeler."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: EnglFamous, First, Opera, Play, Television, Years)

"The history of England, who has always dealt most harshly with her vanquished foe in the few European wars in which she has taken part in modern times, gives us Germans an idea of the fate in store for us if defeated."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: History, Idea, EnglFate)

"Mr. Chamberlain desires to avert the threat to England's peace by making England, in alliance with Germany, stronger than her rivals and so to force them to renounce their hostile intentions against her."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: Peace, Alliance, EnglForce, Germany, Intentions)

"In this first testing ground of the atomic bomb I have seen the most terrible and frightening desolation in four years of war. It makes a blitzed Pacific island seem like an Eden. The damage is far greater than photographs can show."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: War, First, Testing, Years)

"I loved getting to do Promised Land with him. I mean, he's really there for you. We did one very emotional scene in the church. He's just a wonderful acting partner. You feel very safe with him."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Church, Acting, Land)

"The Gentlemen of England serve under the greatest cad in Europe."
- John Burns
(Related: EnglEurope, Gentlemen)

"I treat the photograph as a work of great complexity in which you can find drama. Add to that a careful composition of landscapes, live photography, the right music and interviews with people, and it becomes a style."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Music, Work, People, Complexity, Drama, Photography, Right, Style)

"The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn."
- Robert Burns
(Related: Violets)

"Certainly one of the more common experiences in the jazz field is discovering someone new. Improvising musicians are capable of being musical travelers, voyagers. We want to join in on whatever we hear. There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape."
- Gary Burton
(Related: Being, Freedom, Jazz, Musicians, Want)

"Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow."
- Richard Burton
(Related: Islands, Sea, Wishing)

"There's no bigger task than protecting the homeland of our country."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Country)

"America is the land of the second chance - and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Life, America, Chance, Land, Open, Prison)

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

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

"My grandfather was a cop in Long Island. I often try to draw on things that I've heard about him."
- Yancy Butler
"I've been in beautiful landscapes where one is tempted to whip out a camera and take a picture. I've learned to resist that."
- David Byrne
"German militarism and Nazism have devastated twice in our generation the lands of German neighbors."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Neighbors)

"This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Fear, Hope, Man, Nothing)

"In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue - is hypocrisy."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Virtue, England, Hypocrisy)

"And in the afternoon they entered a land - but such a land! A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses, submerged; a land of reptiles, silence, shadow, decay."
- George Washington Cable
(Related: Land, Mourning, Shadow, Silence)

"They say that it were great reproof to the king to take again what he has given, so that they will not suffer him to have his own good, nor land, nor forfeiture, nor any other good but they ask it from him, or else they take bribes of others to get it for him."
- Jack Cade
(Related: Land, Will)

"They say that the commons of England would first destroy the king's friends and afterward himself, and then bring the Duke of York to be king so that by their false means and lies they may make him to hate and destroy his friends, and cherish his false traitors."
- Jack Cade
(Related: EnglFirst, Friends, Hate, Lies, May)

"My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once. I found it to be very much like New York, for it was a beautiful country, and both the women and men were good-looking."
- James Cagney
(Related: Men, Women, Father, Country, Ireland, Irish)

"There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either."
- James Callaghan
(Related: Injustice, Ireland, Irish, Loss, Worth)

"You can never reach the promised land. You can march towards it."
- James Callaghan
(Related: Land, March)

"Even with, or perhaps, because of, this background, I have over the past few years sensed a very dramatic change in attitude on the part of Prince Edward Islanders towards the on-going rush for so-called modernization."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Change, Attitude, Past, Years)

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

"And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good."
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(Related: Death, Trust, Republicans, Saying)

"What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Life, Experience, Land, Sea)

"Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Equality, Canada, Justice, Tolerance)

"To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one's landlady."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Fact, Famous)

"This kind of music was just hitting England, so we were getting this following in clubs in Birmingham just cause we were trying to do something different."
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Music, Cause, England, Trying)

"Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Dignity, EnglFreedom, Ideals, Inheritance, Will)

"The place of exciting innovation - where the action is - that's Rhode Island!"
- Donald L. Carcieri
(Related: Action, Innovation)

"The recipe for success is a tried and true one here in Rhode Island - innovation, reform, public service."
- Donald L. Carcieri
(Related: Success, Innovation, Public, Reform, Service)

"There are over 100 entities in the federal government that have something to do with homeland security."
- Andrew Card
(Related: Government, Security)

"I love the normalcy of Cleveland. There's regular people there."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Love, People)

"I'm looking forward to coming back, back to Earth, the landing, the views."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Earth)

"Now, I've never flown in space; but the folks who have say that on landing day, you know, you've just spent maybe a week and a half, sometimes two weeks in orbit and you're used to the things happening slowly in space."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Day, Now, Space)

"We must get back to a very strong Christianity... Christianity shaped America and England, and we need to get back to those moral foundations that made us great."
- George Carey
(Related: Christianity, America, England)

"The system has for its object an increase of persons that are to intervene between the producer and the consumer, living on the product of the land and labour of others, diminishing the power of the first, and increasing the number of the last."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Power, First, Land, Living)

"The natural consequence of our submission, even in part, to the system that looks to compelling the export of raw products, the exhaustion of the land, the cheapening of labour, and the export of the labourer."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Exhaustion, Land)

"It the British System is the most gigantic system of slavery the world has yet seen, and therefore it is that freedom gradually disappears from every country over which England is enabled to obtain control."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Control, Country, EnglFreedom, Slavery, World)

"By adopting the 'free trade,' or British, system, we place ourselves side by side with the men who have ruined Ireland and India, and are now poisoning and enslaving the Chinese people."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Men, People, Ireland, Now, Trade)

"As regards this country, in which protection has always to some extent existed, it is the best customer that England ever had, and our demands upon her grow most steadily and regularly under protection."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Country, Customer, England, Protection)

"And for myself, I think for the present He is calling me to another land; but how long shall be my abode, or what employment He has for me there, I know not, for I cannot think He is taking me there to live and lurk only."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Land, Present)

"I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land, and especially from that part of it for whom and with whom I desired only to live; yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence, though more bitter."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Help, Land, May, Providence)

"Worm or beetle - drought or tempest - on a farmer's land may fall, Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all."
- Will Carleton
(Related: Land, May, Ruin)

"I'd rather have a search engine or a compiler on a deserted island than a game."
- John Carmack
(Related: Deserted)

"IN April 1882 my father died; and I was at once whirled out of my land of dreams into a very different sphere."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Dreams, Father, April, Land)

"In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum."
- John Carpenter
(Related: England, Germany, Horror)

"Emmy Lou Harris introduced me to the work of the Vietnam Veterans of America foundation and the Campaign for a Land Mine Free World."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Work, America, Land, Veterans, Vietnam, World)

"Dreamland is a book, but it's my song in book form. It's translated itself into a different medium."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Song)

"I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century."
- Alejo Carpentier
(Related: Music, Being, End, Popular, Result, World)

"In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Science, Women, Fantasy, Fiction)

"Aaron Copland was a man that had a very specific point of view about what music should be which was that, he felt that new music should have the composer should show a personality in his music."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music, Man, Personality)

"The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Freedom)

"I am inclined to believe that this is the land God gave to Cain."
- Jacques Cartier
(Related: God, Land)

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

"To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Personality, Sleep, Will, Woman, Wrong)

"The right diet directs sexual energy into the parts that matter."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Diet, Energy, Right)

"I'll keep going till my face falls off."
- Barbara Cartland
"I have always found women difficult. I don't really understand them. To begin with, few women tell the truth."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Women, Truth)

"France is the only place where you can make love in the afternoon without people hammering on your door."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Love, People, France)

"As long as the plots keep arriving from outer space, I'll go on with my virgins."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Space)

"After forty a woman has to choose between losing her figure or her face. My advice is to keep your face, and stay sitting down."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Advice, Losing, Woman)

"A woman asking "Am I good? Am I satisfied?" is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Marriage, Women, Husbands, Talk, Woman)

"A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Romance, Chastity)

"Among men, sex sometimes results in intimacy; among women, intimacy sometimes results in sex."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Intimacy, Results)

"When France resolved, along with England, to lend assistance in the legitimate defense of Poland, the realization burst on us that a conflict of awesome proportions was inevitable."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Conflict, Defense, EnglFrance)

"Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Absence, Country)

"My experiences in film and theatre in the States have been much more rigorous-in England there's an environment of, Let's try this."
- Kim Cattrall
(Related: EnglEnvironment, Film, states, Theatre)

"When I was Governor of Massachusetts, we worked to get Sable Island gas into New England."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: England)

"Trust me, you have to fight. When people are wrong, you've got to let them know it."
- Orlando Cepeda
(Related: Trust, People, Fight, Wrong)

"When people are wrong, you've got to let them know it."
- Orlando Cepeda
(Related: People, Wrong)

"The clear French landscape is as pure as a verse of Racine."
- Paul Cezanne
"Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations."
- Lincoln Chafee
(Related: Friendship, Appreciation, Deep, Democracy, Nations)

"After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: First)

"I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Love)

"That is why, no matter how desperate the predicament is, I am always very much in earnest about clutching my cane, straightening my derby hat and fixing my tie, even though I have just landed on my head."
- Charlie Chaplin
"It's the change of rhythm which I think is what keeps me alive. In Spain I hear so much noise from my window that can't stand it. In Switzerland it's the lack of noise that drives me crazy."
- Geraldine Chaplin
(Related: Change, Spain)

"Tombstones don't talk back."
- Leland Chapman
(Related: Talk)

"The way to resumption is to resume."
- Salmon Portland Chase
"The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible union disposed of indestructible States."
- Salmon Portland Chase
(Related: Constitution, states)

"I don't believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky."
- William Merritt Chase
(Related: Painting, Right, Sky)

"When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system."
- Kalpana Chawla
(Related: Land, Stars)

"I don't think that a mutual fund that invests exclusively in biotech start-ups or invests exclusively in companies in Thailand offers any great safety or diversification."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Safety)

"The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Travel, Country, Land)

"And they that rule in England, in stately conclaves met, alas, alas for England they have no graves as yet."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: England)

"You cannot expect so much freedom in a land of 1.3 billion people."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: People, Freedom, Land)

"I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Love, Time, Drugs, Hate, Hatred)

"The other exception where we did not at all restore the place to its original condition is the Surrounded Islands. Before we installed our fabric, we had our workers remove 42 tons of garbage off the beaches of those islands. We never brought the garbage back."
- Christo
(Related: Islands, Workers)

"Slander is worse than cannibalism."
- John Chrysostom
(Related: Cannibalism, Slander)

"I think the Caribbean countries face rising oceans and they face increase in the severity of hurricanes. This is something that is very, very scary to all of us. The island states in the world represent - I remember this number - one-half of 1 percent of the carbon emissions in the world. And they will - some of them will disappear."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Countries, Oceans, states, Will, World)

"Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Country, EnglFaults, Will)

"No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Time, Idea, Eye)

"I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with this great novel land of yours which sticks up out of the Atlantic."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Inspiration, Land, Vitality)

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Fight, May, Surrender)

"A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea."
- John Ciardi
(Related: Idea, Hope, Question)

"I had a place in England and was commuting from England to Australia, which is pretty stupid, but after two years I sort of knew what I wanted to do, more or less."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: England, Pretty, Years)

"One does not inhabit a country; one inhabits a language. That is our country, our fatherland - and no other."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Country, Language)

"Well of course New Zealand isn't anti-American."
- Helen Clark
"As New Zealanders, we've been in on the United Nations from the very beginning, played a role in the drafting of the charter - it means a lot to us that those processes are followed."
- Helen Clark
(Related: Beginning, Nations, United)

"You have the highest of human trusts committed to your care. Providence has showered on this favored land blessings without number, and has chosen you as the guardians of freedom, to preserve it for the benefit of the human race."
- J. Reuben Clark
(Related: Blessings, Care, Freedom, Land, Providence, Race)

"If a man were living in isolation his income would be literally his product. Make him the monarch and owner of an island, and the fruits that he raises and the clothing that he makes constitute, in themselves, his income. This ceases to be true when trading begins."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Income, Isolation, Living, Man)

"Now the master paid a number of visits to England and, as a Cambridge man, it is a source of pride that he taught there for a longer period than elsewhere in my country."
- John G. D. Clark
(Related: Country, England, Man, Now, Pride)

"The Navy's paid for you to go through school, and then they need doctors to go out and take care of people who are in various different parts of the world. I decided to pay back my time first as an undersea medical officer. I was stationed in Scotland."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Medical, Time, People, Care, Doctors, First, Navy, School, Scotland, World)

"I can't think of anything specific growing up that pointed me toward NASA at all. I was interested in the Moon landings just about the same as everyone else of my generation. But I never really thought about being an astronaut or working in space myself."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Thought, Being, Growing up, Moon, Space)

"Neither can men, by the same principles, be considered as lands, goods, or houses, among possessions. It is necessary that all property should be inferiour to its possessor. But how does the slave differ from his master, but by chance?"
- Thomas Clarkson
(Related: Men, Chance, Houses, Possessions, Principles, Property)

"I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me."
- John Cleese
(Related: Being)

"For me, the great problem growing up in England was that I had a very narrow concept of what God can be, and it was damn close to an old man with a beard."
- John Cleese
(Related: God, England, Growing up, Man, Old)

"John Kerry's service did not end in Vietnam. It began there."
- Max Cleland
(Related: End, Service, Vietnam)

"Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat."
- Max Cleland
(Related: Being, Country, Fighting, Republican)

"We are running out of time. We need a strategy to win in Iraq or an exit strategy to leave."
- Max Cleland
(Related: Time, Strategy, Iraq, Running)

"A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land, is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne."
- Georges Clemenceau
(Related: Land)

"We are coming back just four years from today."
- Frances Cleveland
(Related: Today, Years)

"No man has ever yet been hanged for breaking the spirit of a law."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Law, Man, Spirit)

"Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: People)

"Party honesty is party expediency."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Honesty, Expediency, Party)

"Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: People, Laws, Public)

"Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Intelligence, Women, Civilization, Man, Vote, Want, Woman)

"Some day I will be better remembered."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Day, Will)

"The lesson should be constantly enforced that though the people support the Government, Government should not support the people."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, People, Support)

"The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Peace, Nation, Necessity, states, United)

"Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Trust, Public, Public trust)

"Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Dream, Eyes, Night, Wonder)

"Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, People, Support)

"A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: American, Dignity, Fact, Honor, Labor, Lies, Sentiment)

"Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Act, Public)

"After an existence of nearly 20 years of almost innocuous desuetude, these laws are brought forth."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Existence, Laws, Years)

"The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Democracy, May, Storms)

"He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, People, Care, Poor, Will)

"Honor lies in honest toil."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Honor, Lies)

"A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, Success, Intelligence, Morality, People, Interest, Justice)

"I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Honor)

"I have tried so hard to do right."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Right)

"I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Men, People, American, Being, Goodness, Mercy, Now, Rules, Will)

"I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Truth, Consideration, Man, Responsibility, Wind)

"In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, People, Office, Presidency)

"It is better to be defeated standing for a high principle than to run by committing subterfuge."
- Grover Cleveland
"Communism is a hateful thing, and a menace to peace and organized government."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, Peace, Communism)

"Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander, but confine him home."
- John Cleveland
(Related: Home, God)

"I am no Poet here; my pen's the spout where the rain water of my eyes run out."
- John Cleveland
(Related: Eyes, Pen, Rain, Water)

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

"My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams, but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance till they swallow me as a description of his misery."
- John Cleveland
(Related: Cause, Laws, Misery, Tears, Will)

"The avian influenza found in mainland British Columbia poses no significant threat to human health."
- John Clifford
(Related: Health)

"We signed up for Showtime, which I think put us on a Homeland Security list somewhere."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Security)

"Acting, to me, is about the incredible adventure of examining the landscape of human heart and soul. That's basically what we do."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Soul, Heart, Acting, Adventure)

"They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took it."
- Red Cloud
(Related: Land, Promises)

"Last week in the Homeland Security Committee, Republicans were against port security; and today, one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda, they're for it."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Committee, Democrats, Republicans, Security, Today)

"I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones."
- Henri Coanda
(Related: Power, Idea, Flying, Future, Land, Machine, Will)

"I therefore declare, that if you wish any remission of the taxation which falls upon the homes of the people of England and Wales, you can only find it by reducing the great military establishments, and diminishing the money paid to fighting men in time of peace."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Men, Money, Peace, Time, People, EnglFighting, Military, Taxation)

"In Holland, they have come to precisely the same conclusion. There they have adopted a system of secular education, because they have found it impracticable to unite the religious bodies in any system of combined religious instruction."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Religious)

"The landlords are not agriculturists; that is an abuse of terms which has been too long tolerated."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Abuse)

"I cannot separate the finances of India from those of England. If the finances of the Indian Government receive any severe and irreparable check, will not the resources of England be called upon to meet the emergency, and to supply the deficiency?"
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Government, England, Will)

"Be careful about Burma. Most people cannot remember whether it was Siam and has become Thailand, or whether it is now part of Malaysia and should be called Sri Lanka."
- Alexander Cockburn
(Related: People, Now)

"To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Dreams, People, Constitution, Land, Nation)

"The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Depression, Sense)

"I want to be the first lady to land a quadruple jump in competition. As I grow older, I know that my skating style will develop and mature."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Competition, First, Lady, Land, Style, Want, Will)

"Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together."
- Pat Colander
(Related: Chicago, Visions)

"I grew up with Apocalypse Now and Badlands, so I had a real awe thing going."
- Gary Cole
(Related: Now)

"We'd played for years to half-empty clubs in England."
- Phil Collen
(Related: England, Years)

"Your real self - the "I am I" - is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Power, Land, Self)

"I know that I am very popular in Holland, in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books. I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published all of my books in Dutch."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Books, Fact, Popular)

"I received an OBE from the Queen, which probably doesn't mean anything in America but is quite nice in England - the Order of the British Empire for services to drama."
- Joan Collins
(Related: America, Drama, England, Order, Queen)

"At such a loving invitation, Pinocchio, with one leap from the back of the orchestra, found himself in the front rows. With another leap, he was on the orchestra leader's head. With a third, he landed on the stage."
- Carlo Collodi
(Related: Leader)

"The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living: they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Society, Faces, Privacy, Slander)

"Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Land, Tomorrow)

"Stood off and on during the night, determining not to come to anchor till morning, fearing to meet with shoals; continued our course in the morning; and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant, and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Night)

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

"While some of them acknowledge the obligation of natural morality in their mode of conducting their cases, and preserve their individual character as gentlemen, there are others who acknowledge no law, human or divine, but the law of Scotland."
- George Combe
(Related: Morality, Character, Gentlemen, Law, Obligation, Scotland)

"There's something fundamentally wrong with a system where there's been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Government, People, Scotland, Wrong, Years)

"There's a lot of fantasy about what Scotland is, and the shortbread tins and that sort of thing."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Fantasy, Scotland)

"Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland have their head offices in Scotland."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Scotland)

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

"I left Scotland when I was 16 because I had no qualifications for anything but to join the Navy, having left school at 13."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Navy, School, Scotland)

"There are two seasons in Scotland: June and Winter."
- Billy Connolly
(Related: June, Seasons, Winter)

"I've always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what the army does with those wee red knives."
- Billy Connolly
(Related: Army)

"Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Faith, Life, Strength, Earth, Land, Man)

"At first I wanted to be a jockey. I rode horses in Cleveland but I kept falling off and I was afraid of horses. So there wasn't much of a future in it."
- Tim Conway
(Related: First, Future, Horses)

"Jim Norton and Harland Williams always make me laugh."
- Dane Cook
"There's a magical tie to the land of our home, which the heart cannot break, though the footsteps may roam."
- Eliza Cook
(Related: Home, Heart, Footsteps, Land, May)

"I was a small kid from Huntington, Long Island. I never imagined that anything like that would happen to me."
- Gerry Cooney
"After all is said and done, sit down."
- Bill Copeland
"Before deciding to retire, stay home for a week and watch the daytime TV shows."
- Bill Copeland
(Related: Home)

"How strange to use "You only live once" as an excuse to throw it away."
- Bill Copeland
"Not only is women's work never done, the definition keeps changing."
- Bill Copeland
(Related: Work, Women)

"The man who rows the boat seldom has time to rock it."
- Bill Copeland
(Related: Time, Man)

"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."
- Bill Copeland
"When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback."
- Bill Copeland
(Related: Truth)

"And the general opinion is we are much better on stage than in the studio."
- Stewart Copeland
(Related: Opinion)

"I'd rather duplicate it myself. Another of our favourite techniques."
- Stewart Copeland
"So I suppose that means we can actually play the instruments."
- Stewart Copeland
(Related: Play)

"The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, "Is there a meaning to music?" My answer would be, "Yes." And "Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?" My answer to that would be, "No.""
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Music, Meaning, State, Words)

"So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Music, Living, Meaning, Spirit, Will)

"To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Music, Time)

"Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Inspiration, May, Self)

"If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Music, Literary, Man, Will, Words, Wrong)

"A melody is not merely something you can hum."
- Aaron Copland
"You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down... some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Feelings, Being, Now, Today, Want)

"I landed a job with Roger Corman. The job was to write the English dialogue for a Russian science fiction picture. I didn't speak any Russian. He didn't care whether I could understand what they were saying; he wanted me to make up dialogue."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Science, Care, English, Fiction, Job, Saying)

"I find respect for a mediocre British composer, as opposed to a really good American, ridiculous because they automatically respect a composer if he's from England."
- John Corigliano
(Related: American, England, Respect)

"Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Country, First, Months)

"It was there I met my future wife, Celeste Landry, although our lives took us separate ways for many years and we were not to marry until more than ten years later."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Wife, Future, Years)

"The Soul of man is made an article of merchandize by his fellow man and can such a land be happy? No! Happyness does not dwell in any land that is scard by the blighting curse of Slavery."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Soul, Land, Man, Slavery)

"Everybody gets too drunk sometimes; and even if everybody didn't, I have gotten too drunk sometimes. I haven't hurt anybody. In Ireland we drink a lot. It's part of our culture. I like drinking. I don't think it's a bad thing."
- Andrea Corr
(Related: Culture, Drinking, Hurt, Ireland)

"In Ireland, it's been like U2 and The Cranberries, which is rock, but you know they're Irish."
- Caroline Corr
(Related: Ireland, Irish)

"I remember my first show was a live TV show in Ireland, and I was just petrified. It was horrific."
- Caroline Corr
(Related: First, Ireland)

"The city is as large as Seville or Cordova; its streets, I speak of the principal ones, are very wide and straight; some of these, and all the inferior ones, are half land and half water, and are navigated by canoes."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Land, Water)

"It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Americans, Competence, Land, Nation, Party, Value)

"Gentlemen, we are being killed on the beaches. Lets go inland and be killed."
- Norman Cota
(Related: Being, Gentlemen)

"Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides, peace and prosperity for eight blessed years - and even a third term for his feckless vice president, George H.W. Bush."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Peace, President, Prosperity, Vice, Years)

"If cats were double the size they are now, they'd probably be illegal."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Cats, Now)

"If you're not a tree hugger, then you're a what, a tree hater?"
- Doug Coupland
"If you don't have a spiritual practice in place when times are good, you can't expect to suddenly develop one during a moment of crisis."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Crisis, Practice, Spiritual)

"If you don't change, then what's the point of anything happening to you?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Change)

"If someone decides to be a musician now, it means because there is no hope of money at the end of it, it means they really want to be a musician. And if someone is writing now, there is no hope for money at the end of it."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Money, Hope, End, Now, Want, Writing)

"If our subconscious was attractive, we wouldn't have to bury it down deep within us."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Deep)

"If nothing else, we simply get used to being alive."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Being, Nothing)

"If I think too much about all of those Chinese factories where all the stuff in a Wal-Mart is made, I get that woozy feeling you get when you see ducks covered in crude oil."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Feeling, Oil)

"On TV people look at your hair and then they look at your skin, and then they look at your clothes, and by the time they're listening to what you're saying, you're off the screen."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Time, People, Clothes, Hair, Listening, Saying, Skin)

"If God drives a car, He'd drive a 1973 Ford LTD Brougham sedan with a claret-colored vinyl roof, with oxblood leather upholstery and an opera window."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: God, Car, Opera)

"In the future, torture will once again become the recreational sport of the rich."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Future, Will)

"If a building looks better under construction than it does when finished, then it's a failure."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Failure, Building)

"I've got 911 on speed dial."
- Doug Coupland
"I want pills called September 10. You take one and your mind feels like the 11th never happened."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Mind, Want)

"I think the killers get far too much attention."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Attention)

"I think that in the future, clocks won't say three o'clock anymore. They'll just get right to the point and rename three o'clock 'Pepsi.'"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Clocks, Future, Right)

"I like doing radio because it's so intimate. The moment people hear your voice, you're inside there heads, not only that, you're in there laying eggs."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People, Voice)

"I have trouble with seafood because it tastes like a dock."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Trouble)

"If human beings had genuine courage, they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Courage, Day)

"Lottery tickets are a surtax on desperation."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Desperation)

"Nothing very very good and nothing very very bad ever lasts for very very long."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Nothing)

"New York is a theme park for people with IQs over 108."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People)

"Never loan a book to someone if you expect to get it back. Loaning books is the same as giving them away."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Books, Giving)

"Nature is one great big wood-chipper. Sooner or later, everything shoots out the other end in a spray of blood, bones and hair."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Nature, Blood, End, Hair, Wood)

"Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone. The English do, and it's been their only major business advantage for the past two centuries."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Business, People, Idea, English, Past)

"Most of us have only two or three genuinely interesting moments in our lives; the rest is filler."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Moments, Rest)

"Men won't read any email from a woman that's over 200 words long."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Men, Woman, Words)

"If your life had lyrics, would they be any good?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life)

"Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Goals)

"In our heads we're all about 33 years old."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Old, Years)

"Long lives aren't natural. We forget that senior citizens are as much an invention as toasters or penicillin."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Forget, Invention)

"Life always kills you in the end, but first it prevents you from getting what you want."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, End, First, Want)

"It's weird when people start sentences with 'frankly' - as if their other sentences don't count."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People)

"It's very strange that most people don't care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Family, History, People, Knowledge, Care, Generations)

"It's difficult to speak with beautiful people. No matter how hard you try to pretend otherwise, you still want them to like you."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People, Want)

"It also allows you to look as though you're not particularly from the present, future or past, either."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"Is there anything in the world more annoyingly creepy than an unspoken dress code?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dress, World)

"Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change who they are simply by moving to a different place. Birds migrate, but it's not quite the same thing."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Change, Birds)

"Making eye contact with adults while dressed as a clown is risky."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Eye)

"Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Music, Failure)

"Eagles are seagulls with a good hairdo."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Eagles)

"Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Love, Depression)

"Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Children, Clowns, Living)

"Cloning is great. If God made the original, then making copies should be fine."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: God)

"Christmas makes everything twice as sad."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Christmas)

"Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Car, American)

"Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Irony, Research, Sense, Value, World)

"I find it hard to believe that human beings are the crowning achievement of life on earth. Something better than us has to come along."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Achievement, Earth)

"Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Being, Birds, May, State)

"Every single moment is a coincidence."
- Doug Coupland
"Being asked what animal you'd like to be is a trick question; you're already an animal."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Being, Question)

"Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People, Entertainment, Machines, Relationships)

"Americans are a quarter of a billion people who have almost nothing in common except for the fact they've been told they have lots in common."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People, Americans, Fact, Nothing)

"Adventure without risk is Disneyland."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Adventure, Risk)

"A ring is a halo on your finger."
- Doug Coupland
"A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Loneliness, Man, Woman)

"A bland smile is like a green light at an intersection, it feels good when you get one, but you forget it the moment you're past it."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Forget, Light, Past, Smile)

"Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Blame, Chaos, Sense)

"Flying dreams mean that you're doing the right thing with your life."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dreams, Life, Flying, Right)

"I think money is due for some sort of collapse. People are going to realize that money has a half-life, like radioactive elements."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Money, People)

"High school is such a shared experience in North American culture."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Experience, American, Culture, School)

"Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Time)

"Good-looking people with strong, fluoridated teeth get things handed to them on platters."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People)

"God is what keeps us together after the love is gone."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Love, God)

"Gap clothing allows you to look like you're from nowhere and anywhere."
- Doug Coupland
"Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Politics, Religion, Sex, Forget, Loneliness)

"Earth was not built for six billion people all running around and being passionate about things. The world was built for about two million people foraging for roots and grubs."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People, Being, Earth, Running, World)

"Fondue sets, martini shakers and juicing machines: three things the world could live completely without."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: World)

"Every human being you see in the course of a day has a problem that's sucking up at least 70 percent of his or her radar."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Being, Day)

"Florida isn't so much a place where one goes to reinvent oneself, as it is a place where one goes if one no longer wished to be found."
- Doug Coupland
"Figure out what it is in life you don't do well, and then don't do it."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life)

"Feeling unique is no indication of uniqueness."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Feeling, Uniqueness)

"Fate is for losers."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Fate)

"Failure is authentic, and because it's authentic, it's real and genuine, and because of that, it's a pure state of being."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Failure, Being, State)

"Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dreams, Age, Being, Past, Pretty)

"Everybody has basically the same family, it's just reconfigured slightly differently from one to the next."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Family)

"I don't want any vegetables, thank you. I paid for the cow to eat them for me."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Want)

"Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Being, Existence, Famous, Forget, World)

"There's a lot to be said for having a small manageable dream."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dream)

"I know it's not cat food, but what exactly is it that they put inside of tinned ravioli?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Food)

"The harder you try to become the opposite of your parents, the more quickly you become them."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Parents)

"The modern economy isn't about the redistribution of wealth, it's about the redistribution of time."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Time, Wealth, Economy)

"The person who needs the other person the least in a relationship is the stronger member."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Needs)

"The real killers in the business world aren't the ones who aim for the top, it's the ones who aim for two notches below the top."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Business, World)

"The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Time, Lonely)

"The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Feeling, Lonely, Nothing)

"There are three things we cry about in life, things that are lost, things that are found, and things that are magnificent."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life)

"Ten commandments yet seven deadly sins: conflict?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Conflict)

"There's much to be said for feeling numb. Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world's probably a better place for it."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Time, Feeling, Laziness, World)

"There's nothing cure or funny or lovable about being cheap. It's a total turn-off."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Funny, Being, Cure, Nothing)

"Thinking you're immortal is weirdly similar to being immortal."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Being, Thinking)

"Tofu hot dogs are actually scarier than real hot dogs. It's like wanting the worst possible meat product without even the thrill of it actually being meat."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Being, Dogs)

"Too much free time is certainly a monkey's paw in disguise. Most people can't handle a structureless life."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Time, People, Disguise)

"Once you establish a look, and once everybody recognizes that look as your look, you never have to think about fashion again."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Fashion)

"The universe hands you opportunities for a while, and if you don't take them, the universe says to itself, 'Oh I see, this person doesn't like opportunities' and stops giving them to you."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Giving, Universe)

"Salad bars are like a restaurant's lungs. They soak up the impurities and bacteria in the environment, leaving you with much cleaner air to enjoy."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Environment)

"Once you see someone lose it, you can never look at them the same way again."
- Doug Coupland
"One of the cruelest things you can do to another person is pretend you care about them more than you really do."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Care)

"Only losers make decisions when things are bad. The time to rejig your life is the time when it's seemingly smooth."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Time, Decisions)

"People are pretty forgiving when it comes to other people's families. The only family that ever horrifies you is your own."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Family, People, Pretty)

"People will always choose more money over more sex."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Money, Sex, People, Will)

"Purchased experiences don't count."
- Doug Coupland
"The future and eternity are two entirely different things."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Eternity, Future)

"Royalty is either going to do very well with cloning, or it's going to disappear completely."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Royalty)

"Sometimes failure isn't an opportunity in disguise, it's just you."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Opportunity, Failure, Disguise)

"Sometimes it feels as if everything in life is just something we haul into the grave."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Grave)

"Sometimes the best lighting of all is a power failure."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Power, Failure)

"Star Trek characters never go shopping."
- Doug Coupland
"Technology favors horrible people."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Technology, People, Favors)

"Telling people they look relaxed makes them look relaxed."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People)

"Quick. Name ten dead redheads."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Name, Quick)

"You can't fake creativity, competence, or sexual arousal."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Creativity, Competence)

"With Google I'm starting to burn out on knowing the answer to everything. People in the year 2020 are going to be nostalgic for the sensation of feeling clueless."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People, Feeling)

"Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed dating for clueless people."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dating, People, Financial)

"You can never become rich unless you like rich people."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People)

"Your brain forms roughly 10,000 new cells every day, but unless they hook up to preexisting cells with strong memories, they die. Serves them right."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Day, Memories, Right)

"Your body isn't just a body. It's an ecosystem."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Body)

"Your ability to rationalize your own bad deeds makes you believe that the whole world is as amoral as you are."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Ability, Deeds, World)

"You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Fate)

"You can't get mad at weather because weather's not about you. Apply that lesson to most other aspects of life."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Weather)

"You pretend to be more eccentric than you actually are because you fear you are an interchangeable cog."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Fear)

"Where does personality end and brain damage begin?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: End, Personality)

"Try not thinking of peeling an orange. Try not imagining the juice running down your fingers, the soft inner part of the peel. The smell. Try and you can't. The brain doesn't process negatives."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Running, Thinking)

"You spend a much larger part of your life being old, not young."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Being, Old)

"When we constantly ask for miracles, we're unraveling the fabric of the world. A world of continuous miracles would not be a world, it would be a cartoon."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Miracles, World)

"When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they're going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they're going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Culture, Future)

"You can only fall in love six times in your life. Choose wisely."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Love, Life)

"When Donald Duck traded his wings for arms, was he trading up or trading down?"
- Doug Coupland
"Unhappiness is something we are never taught about; we are taught to expect happiness, but never a Plan B to use to use when the happiness doesn't arrive."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Happiness, Unhappiness)

"We live in an era with no historical precedents. History is no longer useful as a tool in helping us understand current changes."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: History, Precedents)

"We need to be around our families not because we have so many shared experiences to talk about, but instead because they know precisely which subjects to avoid."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Talk)

"We want our idols to be dead because it makes death a much less scary place."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Death, Idols, Want)

"We're rapidly approaching a world comprised entirely of jail and shopping."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: World)

"When you crop the photo, you tell a lie."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Lie)

"What exactly is it that humans do that is specifically human? There has to be something. How odd it is for billions of people to be alive, yet not one of them is really quite sure of what makes people people."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People)

"We decided that the French could never write user-friendly software because they're so rude."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Software)

"What if God exists except it turns out he doesn't really like people very much?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: God, People)

"No aquarium, no tank in a marine land, however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate the conditions of the sea. And no dolphin who inhabits one of those aquariums or one of those marine lands can be considered normal."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Land, May, Sea)

"It's really a grand old, legendary theatre where the spirits of like Judy Garland and all these great performers have been. The clubs are way more underground."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Old, Spirits, Theatre)

"A great lie is like a great fish on dry land; it may fret and fling and make a frightful bother, but it cannot hurt you. You have only to keep still, and it will die of itself."
- George Crabbe
(Related: Lie, Fish, Hurt, Land, May, Will)

"While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Faces, Military, Nation, Security)

"First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of the island as the place to which the heroine of the book returns."
- Robert Creeley
(Related: First, Wonder)

"When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?"
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: God, People, Ireland, Woman)

"The more consciously democratic Americans became, however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land, which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity guaranteed by free institutions."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Americans, Land, Prosperity)

"Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness, the United States would never have been the Land of Promise."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Land, Ocean, Promise, states, United, Wilderness)

"A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: People, Constitution, Land, Law, Laws)

"My primary and secondary education was provided by the Highland Park Public School System."
- James Cronin
(Related: Education, Public, School)

"I lived in a hotel across the street from Disneyland for a month."
- Steve Cropper
"What one generation sees as a luxury, the next sees as a necessity."
- Anthony Crosland
(Related: Luxury, Necessity)

"I'd be curious to find out, but I don't think people in the entertainment industry are proportionally more or less serious politically than anyone in the landscaping industry."
- David Cross
(Related: People, Entertainment)

"Regarding comments attributed to me in the Los Angeles Times - allegedly made on a bus trip from Germany to Holland in 1998 - I emphatically denounce such comments as false."
- Paul Crouch
(Related: Germany)

"I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack."
- Russell Crowe
(Related: England)

"God bless America. God save the Queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia."
- Russell Crowe
(Related: God, America, Christ, Queen)

"Yeah, about sixteen to twenty weeks a year. For example, we can do America in six or seven weeks. You can do Europe in three weeks; England in two weeks. South America you could do in three weeks; Asia you could do in three weeks."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: America, EnglEurope, Example)

"He was so excited. He cut out pictures of these landscapes and neighborhoods and kind of really tried to give you a feel of the movie. It was kind of cute but at the same time it really showed his enthusiasm for it."
- Macaulay Culkin
(Related: Time, Enthusiasm, Cute)

"I am hugely proud to have played for Ireland."
- Kenny Cunningham
(Related: Ireland)

"And looking at the landslides, you saw how Gore beat Bush so substantially in California."
- Mike Curb
"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle."
- George William Curtis
(Related: Patriotism, Country, Land, Loyalty, Man, Mountains, Rivers)

"Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau."
- Tony Curtis
"The right of petition is an old undoubted household right of the blood of England, which runs in our veins."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Blood, England, Old, Right)

"Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Men, England, Liberty)

"Upon the Constitution, upon the pre-existing legal rights of the People, as understood in this country and in England, I have argued that this House is bound to revive the Petition under debate."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Legal, People, Constitution, Country, Debate, EnglRights)

"The appearance of the bones of quadrupeds, especially those of complete bodies in the strata, tells us either that the layer itself which carries them was in earlier times dry land or that dry land was at least formed in the immediate area."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Appearance, Land)

"The lowest and most level land areas show us, especially when we dig there to very great depths, nothing but horizontal layers of material more or less varied, which almost all contain innumerable products of the sea."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Land, Nothing, Sea)

"My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect."
- George Cuvier
(Related: History, Animals, Earth, First, Importance, Land, Respect, Theory, Will)

"Among the New Hollanders whom we were thus engaged with, there was one who by his appearance and carriage, as well in the morning as this afternoon, seemed to be the chief of them, and a kind of prince or captain among them."
- William Dampier
(Related: Appearance)

"The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening in the land and we ran into it, and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water, 2 miles from the shore, clean sand."
- William Dampier
(Related: Land, Water)

"The island Mayo is generally barren, being dry, as I said; and the best of it is but a very indifferent soil."
- William Dampier
(Related: Being)

"A handful of older, romantic leading men, like Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, and Robert Redford are still landing parts."
- Charles Dance
(Related: Men, Leading, Romantic)

"But one of the most fantastic things about Ireland and Dublin is that the pubs are like Paris and the cafe culture. And Dublin, in many ways, is a pub culture."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: Culture, Ireland, Paris)

"Ireland. Great for the spirit - very bad for the body."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: Body, Ireland, Spirit)

"And getting married this autumn was certainly an additional incentive to spend rather more time in England."
- Jill Dando
(Related: Time, Autumn, England)

"Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Intelligence, Civilization, Audiences, Doubt, Fantasy, Islands)

"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Patriotism, Injustice, Land)

"Switzerland is a place where they don't like to fight, so they get people to do their fighting for them while they ski and eat chocolate."
- Larry David
(Related: People, Fight, Fighting, Ski)

"Because the competitive landscape of the web is such that the site which looks and works best gets the most traffic, developers and designers put a premium on the presentation of that content and let structural markup take a back seat."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Content)

"Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Money, Corruption, Hearing, Land, Man, Politicians, Promises, Sheep)

"I don't think England is that gray but India is like a long drone."
- Ray Davies
(Related: England)

"Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Time, Racism)

"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."
- Elmer Davis
(Related: Home, Land, Nation, Will)

"This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."
- Elmer Davis
(Related: Home, Land, Will)

"I'm very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well."
- Geoff Davis
(Related: Iraq, Potential, Security, Will)

"Judy Garland was just so delicious in every way and just so honest and generous."
- Judy Davis
"Judy Garland's father was gay. That seems to be the consensus. They left Minnesota and went to California because he got caught with some boy backstage."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Father, Gay)

"As soon as I landed at Malta I found that though I could go to Tunis I could not go away without being quarantined for ten days and if I remained in Malta I must stay a week."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Being)

"We must also recognize the new realities of modern warfare and the modern landscape of a battlefield."
- Susan Davis
"'Early stages' is when the cancer is completely contained within the prostate. If it is detected when the cancer is entirely in the gland, the chance for full recovery is at its highest."
- Len Dawson
(Related: Cancer, Chance)

"The same undisciplined government spending and social engineering that has undermined our economy over the past 30 years has also been tearing at the social fabric of this land."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Government, Economy, Engineering, Land, Past, Years)

"In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune, whose name was Merton."
- Thomas Day
(Related: EnglFortune, Gentleman, Name)

"Soldiers of Israel, we have no aims of conquest. Our purpose is to bring to naught the attempts of the Arab armies to conquer our land."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Purpose, Conquest, Israel, Land, Soldiers)

"I'm not looking to go out there and make a rhythmic Timbaland track."
- Taylor Dayne
"Then we did what we called basically I suppose a club tour in England, which was the time I think that our second album came out, we club toured around the whole country where the venues were hold to five hundreds upwards to that sort of thing you know."
- John Deacon
(Related: Time, Country, England)

"There was always a lot of American music in England until, obviously when the Beatles came around, then there was a shift towards English music, but before then American music was the main thing."
- John Deacon
(Related: Music, American, EnglEnglish)

"The previous year it had taken England all their time to beat the full German team in an international and I had taken with me the programme from that match."
- Dixie Dean
(Related: Time, England)

"As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Truth, Brothers, Daughters, Land, Military, Sisters, Sons, states, United, Will)

"A lot has happened since Dr. King left us. He probably wouldn't recognize the landscape if he saw it, but I still believe he would still have the same spiritual faith and also faith in us as people - not only people in our nation, but people in the world."
- Morris Dees
(Related: Faith, People, Nation, Spiritual, World)

"The lake at Neverland is right in the very front, and you just want to dive in."
- Rick Dees
(Related: Right, Want)

"A pint can't hold a quart - if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it."
- Margaret Deland
"Conscience that isn't hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing."
- Margaret Deland
(Related: Common sense, Conscience)

"Convictions do not imply reasons."
- Margaret Deland
"Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation."
- Margaret Deland
(Related: Virtue, Common sense, Self, Spiritual)

"Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land... the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!"
- Grey DeLisle
(Related: Love, Friends, Land, Play, Wishes, Woman)

"I don't want to go to the Bahamas on holiday. I hate islands. I want to go to Brittany, where it's cold and raining, and there's nothing fancy about it."
- Julie Delpy
(Related: Fancy, Hate, Holiday, Islands, Nothing, Want)

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

"Gilligan's Island is wherever you want it to be in your mind."
- Bob Denver
(Related: Mind, Want)

"It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers."
- Chauncey Depew
(Related: Fathers, Pity)

"We were on the island of Hawaii. I think I was there three months. It was fantastic. It is not much different than films. It depends on the television show but much of television today is as good or better than most films."
- Bo Derek
(Related: Months, Television, Today)

"This big part flies off on the floor. The other part goes like this and lands in my foot! Standing up! It's standing in my foot! Right in the side of my foot. The flute glass. I think I'm like in one of my own pictures."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Flies, Right)

"Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence."
- Bernadette Devlin
(Related: Equality, Mother, Church, Conservatism, Force, Freedom, Influence, Ireland, Security)

"One American said that the most interesting thing about Holy Ireland was that its people hate each other in the name of Jesus Christ. And they do!"
- Bernadette Devlin
(Related: People, American, Christ, Hate, Ireland, Name)

"The United States has long thought of itself as the land of infinite plenty, and historically we did have abundant resources. But now we are gradually exhausting our fisheries, our topsoil, our water. On top of that, we're coming to the end of world resources."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Thought, End, Infinite, Land, Now, states, United, Water, World)

"Eurasia ended up with the most domesticated animal species in part because it's the world's largest land mass and offered the most wild species to begin with."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Land, World)

"Lest those islands still seem to you too remote in space and time to be relevant to our modern societies, just think about the risks... of our increasing globalization and increasing worldwide economic interdependence."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Time, Globalization, Islands, Space)

"She was the Judy Garland of American poetry."
- James Dickey
(Related: Poetry, American)

"There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Poetry)

"A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers."
- Ernest Dimnet
(Related: Consciousness, State)

"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Books, Treasure)

"We did it Disneyland, in the knowledge that most of the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster - closed and forgotten within the first year."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Thought, People, Knowledge, Financial, Disaster, First)

"Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Imagination, Will, World)

"Disneyland is a show."
- Walt Disney
"Disneyland is the star, everything else is in the supporting role."
- Walt Disney
"Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Money, Work, Love, Idea)

"The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: People, England, World)

"I told the Inland Revenue I didn't owe them a penny because I lived near the seaside."
- Ken Dodd
"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent."
- John Donne
(Related: Man)

"My partner Dan Ireland wants me to direct, and I read a lot of scripts - some good enough that I could see myself. But then it's like, so what? Who cares? Let someone else direct it."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Ireland)

"This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Men, War, Women, Country, Day, Fighting, Terror, Veterans)

"Democrats were simply hoping to win some political points by getting their outlandish rhetoric published in the newspapers and heard on the talk shows."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Democrats, Newspapers, Rhetoric, Talk)

"The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers."
- Carl Clinton Van Doren
(Related: Work, Fiction, Followers, Land, Mind, Popular)

"The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated."
- David Douglas
(Related: Hope, Joy, Land, May, Pleasure)

"Our forbears worked hard this difficult land, and their reward was the freedom and independence of self-sufficiency."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Freedom, Independence, Land, Reward, Self)

"Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Food, Work, Deep, Generations, Harvest, Land, Respect, Work ethic)

"If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost."
- Lloyd C. Douglas
(Related: Fear, Man, Personality, Thinking)

"The 5th Amendment is an old friend and a good friend. one of the great landmarks in men's struggle to be free of tyranny, to be decent and civilized."
- William O. Douglas
(Related: Men, Friend, Old, Struggle, Tyranny)

"It is tradition in Ireland that you're given money for your first communion."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Money, First, Ireland, Tradition)

"We're nondenominational. I come from Northern Ireland, and we've had religious wars for years. I didn't want to create an illusion that my God is better than your God. So our show is a spiritual show, not a religious show."
- Roma Downey
(Related: God, Illusion, Ireland, Religious, Spiritual, Want, Years)

"But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England."
- Minnie Driver
(Related: Love, England)

"To die is landing on some distant shore."
- John Dryden
"Spring and summer 1942 was probably the worst period of internal terror in Slovakia. It was also the time of mass deportation of Slovak Jews to the extermination camps in Poland."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Time, Spring, Summer, Terror)

"People think celebrities don't have to worry about human things like sickness and death and rent. It's like you've traveled to this Land of Celebrity, this other country. They want you to tell about what you saw."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Death, People, Celebrity, Country, Land, Sickness, Want, Worry)

"You know, nobody eats in England. Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you. I can't say I'm very impressed with the food in America. it's all sort of bland. Like turkey sandwiches."
- Anne Dudley
(Related: Food, America, Beer, EnglEnglish, Night, Turkey)

"The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?"
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Strength, Land, Open)

"We're performing several shows in the Canary Islands."
- George Duke
(Related: Islands)

"Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Hope, Deep, Mourning)

"But I went to high school in a Portland suburb and went to college here."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: College, School)

"It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time."
- Philip Dunne
(Related: Time, England, Italy, Living, Poems, Poets, Spring)

"We can't do much about ensuring that the homeland is safe if our local police and sheriffs' departments don't have the personnel they need to keep our streets and neighborhoods secure."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Police)

"We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the measure to which we are responsive to it."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: Thought, Behavior, Children, Measure)

"A state always calls itself fatherland when it is ready for murder."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Murder, State)

"Above all, be suspicious of your fatherland. Nobody is more inclined to become a murderer than a fatherland."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
"This directing thing just sort of fell my way and landed in my lap."
- Charles S. Dutton
"The lifestyle that an artist can have, the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines, was a very attractive one."
- John Dyer
(Related: Artist, Freedom, Pressure)

"This land is your land and this land is my land, sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Music, Land, World)

"A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go."
- Max Eastman
(Related: Goal, Land, Mind, Play)

"You're entering dangerous land when you start theorising about comedy."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: Comedy, Land)

"Cleveland is the place I grew up and lived much of my adult life, so it will always be a part of my soul."
- Mark Edwards
(Related: Life, Soul, Will)

"We are also assisting the refugees who have fled across the border to Chad. As many of them have been subject to attacks by militia crossing from Sudan, UNHCR is mounting a major logistical operation to establish camps and transfer refugees away from the border zone."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Zone)

"In a world full of competing emergencies and disasters, it really helps if there is an international locomotive that can help us bring attention - help us bring resources."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Attention, Disasters, Help, World)

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

"We need better coordination on the international side, just as they need better and more effective efforts on the Somali side. We have too many reconstruction and development assistance plans."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Development)

"We estimate that humanitarian agencies have access to about 350,000 vulnerable people in Darfur - only about one third of the estimated total population in need."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: People, Population)

"The most important and urgent appeal we have to make is for an immediate cease-fire. Initial reports from the cease-fire talks being held in N'Djamena in Chad are not very encouraging."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Encouraging, Being)

"Secondly, the Government of Sudan should commit to the disarmament and control of the Janjaweed militia and ensure that the targeting of civilians ceases immediately."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Government, Control)

"Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful, and we have helped with very small resources - a large group of people and we can now do even more."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: People, Successful, Now)

"It is only the Somalis themselves - and I don't hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here - they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem. They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Time, Conflict, Fact, Fighting, Leaders, Old, Political leaders, Resolution)

"We receive reports now on a daily basis from our own people on the ground in Darfur on widespread atrocities and grave violations of human rights against the civilian population."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: People, Rights, Grave, Human rights, Now, Population)

"I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Challenge, Nothing, Sense)

"I think now, we in the international community are belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Community, Help, Now, Solidarity)

"I have been working, as emergency relief coordinator, on an international scale, very hard to build a wider alliance of partners in assistance efforts."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Alliance)

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

"Finally, I also come in recognition of the great work that has been undertaken by the NGOs and UN agencies that have been active for many years here, especially through the local staff and international staff here in Somaliland and in Somalia at large."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Work, Years)

"Although we have do not have adequate access to all parts of Darfur we do fortunately have humanitarian personnel, including staff from my own office, in each of the three provincial capitals of Darfur."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Office)

"No amount of humanitarian assistance can protect people from being attacked."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: People, Being)

"We're betting, at this place and this time, we have people ready for change in the state of Maryland."
- Bob Ehrlich
(Related: Change, Time, People, State)

"My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Education, Health, Children, Commitment, Focus, Future, Projects, Safety, Today, Will)

"Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Quality, Opportunity, Financial, Building, Healthcare, Schools, Security)

"Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Government, Land, Law, Laws, Nothing, Respect)

"Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Life, Men, People, Hope, Europe, Israel, Land, State, Will)

"Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc."
- Sergei Eisenstein
(Related: Birds)

"I don't sleep with happily married men."
- Britt Ekland
(Related: Men, Sleep)

"We decided to play the NEC because we were asked to, and because we actually rather like the place: we've always enjoyed doing it before. We don't often get sensible offers to play in the UK, so most years we just play on the mainland, with the occasional exotic detour."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Play, Years)

"I still like being in North of England and I keep a place there. But there are a lot of things about the Continent that are to be preferred. The social institutions work better, women have a better position in society and the food is another thing."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Food, Society, Women, Work, Being, England)

"The business of being a popular entertainer in England is just too hard."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Business, Being, England, Popular)

"The first thing I do is lay out that melody and figure out how it has to hold here and then finish to land here, because you know in advance you're going to want the melody to catch four things in the action."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Action, First, Land, Want)

"I've walked a lot in the mountains in Iceland. And as you come to a new valley, as you come to a new landscape, you have a certain view. If you stand still, the landscape doesn't necessarily tell you how big it is. It doesn't really tell you what you're looking at. The moment you start to move the mountain starts to move."
- Olafur Eliasson
(Related: Mountains)

"I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Heart, Body, England, Woman)

"Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it, the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperor's son to marry."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Son, England, May, Queen, Will)

"I find that I sent wolves not shepherds to govern Ireland, for they have left me nothing but ashes and carcasses to reign over!"
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Ireland, Nothing)

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

"I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations."
- Elizabeth II
(Related: Heart, Battle, Brotherhood, Devotion, Islands, Justice, Laws, Nations, Old)

"I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast."
- Elizabeth II
"I've always had a lot of creative impact on the music with Timbaland."
- Missy Elliot
(Related: Music)

"The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Land, Lies, Wilderness)

"There's a rule in Hollywood: stay away from water and stay away from snow, and I had both."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Snow, Water)

"Everybody knows that the industrialized nations are the worst offenders."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Nations)

"I think sport in general affects what people see in movies. I always try to explain to people in Hollywood that we have to make movies more like sport because, in sport, everything can happen and it's so much better than movies in some ways."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Movies, People, Hollywood)

"I thought it must be pure science fiction. But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine articles that actually supported the theory behind the book which was incredible. That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the book and everything went from there."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Science, Thought, Fiction, Rights, Theory)

"I'm a filmmaker, not a scientist."
- Roland Emmerich
"I'm only a stupid filmmaker."
- Roland Emmerich
"It doesn't really matter if this movie's a success or not, because it's already out there."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Success)

"Nobody makes movies bad on purpose."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Movies, Purpose)

"There's not really much destruction in New York besides the weather and it's a natural force so it's not like any destruction. But LA gets leveled (laughs). That's my comment to Hollywood."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Destruction, Force, Hollywood, Weather)

"When you find something where you can give people a message and still make it an exciting movie, you get very, very excited about something. You probably even work harder than you normally do."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Work, People)

"It's like everybody is obsessed with Hollywood movies worldwide. And even though everybody hates the Americans, they're still watching American movies."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Movies, American, Americans, Hollywood)

"If I told you about a land of love, friend, would you follow me and come?"
- Yunus Emre
(Related: Love, Friend, Land)

"While Haiti has recently celebrated more than 200 years of independence from French colonial rule, the citizens of the island remain vulnerable to poverty, poor health, and political chaos."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Health, Chaos, Independence, Poor, Poverty, Years)

"I represent a district covering Rockland, Westchester and Bronx counties, all of which are part of the 9 million people that this water is so important for."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: People, Water)

"The president said that this is not removing a mole. You know, removing a mole, that's an outpatient sort of an operation. This was removing a cancer, removing a cancer takes more time."
- Gordon England
(Related: Time, Cancer, President)

"This is a war against terrorists. Not a war against a religion, but a war against terrorists."
- Gordon England
(Related: War, Religion)

"I apologize to coalition forces and all the families, detainees, the families, America and all the soldiers."
- Lynndie England
(Related: America, Soldiers)

"I was instructed by people in higher rank to stand there and hold this leash and look at the camera. We were doing what we were told."
- Lynndie England
(Related: People, Rank)

"I was used by Private Graner. I didn't realize it at the time."
- Lynndie England
(Related: Time)

"I've heard attacks were made on coalition forces because of those. I apologize to the families of those who lost loved ones or were injured because of the photos."
- Lynndie England
"To all of us who have been charged, we all agree that we don't feel like we were doing things that we weren't supposed to, because we were told to do them. We think everything was justified, because we were instructed to do this and to do that."
- Lynndie England
"I still can't really believe it. They just told us, 'Hey, you're doing great. Keep it up.'"
- Lynndie England
"I suppose that Heartland, Unknown Soldier and Pride and Joy represent not a quieter side but more of a serious side to my work, something I've been getting into recently."
- Garth Ennis
(Related: Work, Joy, Pride)

"When I went back to England after a year away, the country seemed stuck, dozing in a fairy tale, stifled by the weight of tradition."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Country, England, Tradition, Weight)

"I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy."
- Brian Eno
(Related: People, Countries, Energy, Ireland)

"Why can't DFW compete like San Francisco does with Oakland, like Miami does with Fort Lauderdale, and like Chicago O'Hare does with Midway?"
- John Ensign
(Related: Chicago)

"It wasn't so long ago that it was not popular to speak Gaelic in Ireland because the areas that Gaelic is spoken in were much poorer areas."
- Enya
(Related: Ireland, Popular)

"Our engineering departments build freeways which destroy a city or a landscape, in the process."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Engineering)

"Our settlement of land is without regard to the best use of land."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Land)

"The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Success, Dream, Disney, Land)

"I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and made it a point to meet the only American casting director in the Philippines. I was off and running."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: American, Force, Islands, Running, Space)

"My role models in the business were the older guys on my team when I first got there: Gray Scott, Adrian Smith, Roland Taylor. These were the guys who took me under their wing, and really schooled me in terms of what the business was about."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Business, First)

"Understanding that yes, we are committing more resources than we thought we might be in protecting our homeland and prosecuting a war and so it's understandable that we would be going through a period of deficits."
- Donald Evans
(Related: War, Thought, Understanding)

"And when you really think about the 9-11 event, the horrific attack on our land here in America and the death of three thousand of out loved ones, it was a defining moment."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Death, America, Land)

"I was a young kid from Long Island who wanted to do something large with her life, so I can relate to that."
- Edie Falco
(Related: Life)

"Leno, Conan. They are both really funny. They really know how to land one."
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Funny, Land)

"I love England and the historical aspect of it."
- Dennis Farina
(Related: Love, England)

"In the land of the skunks he who has half a nose is king."
- Chris Farley
(Related: Land)

"In a few years there will be only five kings in the world the King of England and the four kings in a pack of cards."
- King Farouk
(Related: Cards, England, Kings, Will, World, Years)

"The decision of such judges as Claudius and his Senate is worth very little in the question of a man's innocence or guilt; but the sentence was that Seneca should be banished to the island of Corsica."
- Frederic William Farrar
(Related: Decision, Guilt, Innocence, Judges, Man, Question, Senate, Worth)

"Gleason used to rack balls for me when he was a kid in Brooklyn and in Long Island."
- Minnesota Fats
"The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Work, Artist, Job, Opinion)

"The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Women, EnglFirst, Ladies, Opposition)

"If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing the land with sticks and transporting goods on our backs."
- William Feather
(Related: Work, People, Land)

"I never got hurt when I was in Morocco doing all the horse riding and my own stunts. But on the last day on the last shot I slid off my horse and landed on my bottom. I did not get hurt but it was very embarrassing."
- Oded Fehr
(Related: Day, Hurt)

"Ports are the gaping hole in America's homeland security."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: America, Security)

"One likes to think one grows as a writer as one ages, else all you get is an "old" young writer. Beyond that is the changing landscape of the universe and the stories I choose to tell."
- Raymond E. Feist
(Related: Universe, Writer)

"A nice pop star would do you nice on one of those deserted islands."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Deserted, Islands)

"I didn't expect to be dropped by England."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: England)

"There is a huge responsibility on all of us to get England through. It would be one of the biggest disasters in sports history if we blew it and we must make sure it does not happen."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: History, Sports, Disasters, England, Responsibility)

"No matter how much money you have or what kind of cocoon you live in, the reality is that you have lost a game of football and let England's fans down. We are bothered."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: Money, EnglFans, Football, Reality)

"There are enough Poles in Chicago to make up one of the largest cities in Poland."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Chicago, Cities)

"Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Duty, England, Honor, Importance, Justice, Mercy, Old, Voice)

"There was interest from clubs in Italy and England, I believe. But I've never been attracted by the way they play in Italy. Staying in Spain was always my preference."
- Luis Figo
(Related: England, Interest, Italy, Play, Spain)

"Well, I've always thought that my career was in England, really. I used to do more in the theatre, and I felt that I should be there. It's not far is it? It's amazing the way that special FX have taken a quantum leap in what they're capable of doing."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Thought, Career, England, Theatre)

"Poverty and the rule of race that is called apartheid drive the Transkeian migrant from security on the land to work in the cities, and then back again."
- Ruth First
(Related: Work, Cities, Land, Poverty, Race, Security)

"I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree."
- Colin Firth
(Related: England, Intentions, Living, London, Reason)

"Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Country, End)

"Yes, and there were changes of light on landscapes and changes of direction of the wind and the force of the wind and weather. That whole scene is too important in Homer to neglect."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Direction, Force, Light, Neglect, Weather, Wind)

"One of the great problems of the world today is undoubtedly this problem of not being able to talk to scientists, because we don't understand science; they can't talk to us because they don't understand anything else, poor dears."
- Michael Flanders
(Related: Science, Being, Poor, Problems, Scientists, Talk, Today, World)

"The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!"
- Michael Flanders
(Related: Truth, Purpose, Illusion, Job, Satire)

"If God had intended us to fly he would have given us railways."
- Michael Flanders
(Related: God)

"Eating people is wrong."
- Michael Flanders
(Related: People, Eating, Wrong)

"Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: History, Causes, Ignorance, Slander)

"All of our affairs, since the union of crowns, have been managed by the advice of English ministers, and the principal offices of the kingdom filled with such men, as the court of England knew would be subservient to their designs."
- Andrew Fletcher
(Related: Men, Advice, Court, EnglEnglish)

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

"Have any of our friends got off the Island with their families, or what must they submit to? Despotism or destruction, I fear, is their fate."
- William Floyd
(Related: Fear, Destruction, Fate, Friends)

"At the end of all this, Russia held in her hands a vast belt of land running from the Baltic sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south, comprising eleven nations with a population of 100 million people."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: People, End, Land, Nations, Population, Running, Russia, Sea)

"Our homeland is the whole world. Our law is liberty. We have but one thought, revolution in our hearts."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Thought, Revolution, Law, Liberty, World)

"When house and land are gone and spent, then learning is most excellent."
- Samuel Foote
(Related: Land, Learning)

"Since the tragedies, the Department of Homeland Security was established to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, and most importantly, to share intelligence information among government agencies and departments."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: Government, Intelligence, Information, Security, states, United)

"To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon where the passengers can make scientific observations, perhaps land alive, and then return to earth - all that constitutes a wild dream worthy of Jules Verne."
- Lee De Forest
(Related: Dream, Earth, Land, Man, Moon, Project)

"Everything was in stark and dreadful contrast with the trivial crises and counterfeit emotions of Hollywood, and I returned to England deeply moved and emotionally worn out."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Contrast, Emotions, England, Hollywood)

"I was always ready to leave England for some absurd reason."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: England, Reason)

"The weather in England can really darken your spirits."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: England, Spirits, Weather)

"So, thanks God, our films, our first films were suddenly being appreciated by the Western media; especially France was very good, and Switzerland was very good."
- Milos Forman
(Related: God, Being, First, France, Media)

"You know what happened, you know, in 1938: France, England, you know, just sold out Czechoslovakia to Hitler."
- Milos Forman
(Related: EnglFrance)

"England has always been disinclined to accept human nature."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Nature, England, Human nature)

"Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvellous than the land."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Love, People, Land)

"Judging is a lonely job in which a man is, as near as may be, an island entire."
- Abe Fortas
(Related: Job, Lonely, Man, May)

"No doubt these rocky islands have suggested the idea worked out in gardens, and they have been well imitated."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Idea, Doubt, Gardens, Islands)

"The Staten Island Ferry remains a potential terrorist target."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Potential)

"From the Bush Administration to the 9-11 Commission, there is an urgent and universally recognized need to change the broken formula through which Homeland Security grant money currently is allocated to our first responders."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Change, Money, First, Formula, Security)

"But I'll tell you what, there was a lot of farmland between Falls Church and Washington."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Church, Washington)

"When I got there, all the pasta and science stuff hadn't quite caught on in England - things that were perfectly acceptable then wouldn't be tolerated now."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: Science, England, Now)

"When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory."
- John Foxe
(Related: Flowers, Glory, Heaven)

"America does not fight for land, glory or riches."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: America, Fight, Glory, Land)

"Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination."
- Janet Frame
(Related: Imagination, Writing, Years)

"The landscapes were in my arms as I did it."
- Helen Frankenthaler
"Maoris now own over half the commercial fishing industry in New Zealand."
- Malcolm Fraser
(Related: Fishing, Now)