Quotes and Sayings about Lie



"I don't think you need to go looking for the enemy. He's going to look for you."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Enemy)

"I get scared to death when I see people who say they've found Jesus Christ, and they're out there, and I wonder, who's teaching them? Who's mentoring them?"
- Willie Aames
(Related: Death, People, Christ, Teaching, Wonder)

"I had never really pictured myself working in children's ministries. I always figured I would be more comfortable with maybe teens or adult ministries."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Children)

"I realized there was very little in Hollywood I would ever feel comfortable doing. If I kept one foot there and one foot in my Christianity, I would never grow."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Christianity, Hollywood)

"I remember thinking, That's what I need - and that hope was in Jesus Christ."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Hope, Christ, Thinking)

"I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded. People really need to spend time in the Bible getting to know the God they claim to love."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Love, Time, God, People, Bible, Study, Years)

"I suppose what's unique about our presentation is the amount of Scripture that kids get."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Kids, Scripture)

"I tell kids that people will let them down and people will hurt them. But Jesus Christ will never let them down and never hurt them."
- Willie Aames
(Related: People, Christ, Hurt, Kids, Will)

"I want kids to understand that strength doesn't come from what goes on around you. It comes from inside you, and that comes from Jesus Christ."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Strength, Christ, Kids, Want)

"I'm cleaning toilets for $30 a day, because I needed that $30, and people are pointing at me, saying, Look at the big movie star. Look where he is now. I just said, I'm where God put me."
- Willie Aames
(Related: God, People, Day, Now, Saying)

"God gives me the children's ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It's awesome. I don't know where He's gonna take it-but God is building this thing."
- Willie Aames
(Related: God, Heart, Building, Children, Patience)

"It's easy to be led astray when you're so broken. People take advantage of you."
- Willie Aames
(Related: People)

"My pastor said, Just because you were a celebrity doesn't mean you're supposed to be a celebrity now."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Celebrity, Now)

"God continues to work miracles in my life."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Life, Work, God, Miracles)

"There are things God does for me daily, and it throws me into brain lock, because I know in my heart I don't deserve that kind of grace. I don't deserve that break."
- Willie Aames
(Related: God, Heart, Grace)

"They did interviews with my wife and daughter-they were genuinely in fear of me having a heart attack, working 20 hours a day, eating fast food."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Food, Wife, Heart, Daughter, Fear, Day, Eating)

"This is an exact replica of my chest."
- Willie Aames
"This is not what I would have chosen. But I have a heart to be obedient."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Heart)

"This show has been a major revitalization of my family life and personal life. It gave my family an avenue to speak to me honestly."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Family, Life)

"We produce programs that honor God and impact our world."
- Willie Aames
(Related: God, Honor, World)

"We're seeing how the videos translate to the live shows and how the technology is really reaching kids."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Technology, Kids)

"We've been called, and He has blessed."
- Willie Aames
"We've both been married before and our previous experiences made us fearful of commitment."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Commitment)

"When you're in that scene, you really wonder if this is all you're ever going to be. You know how vile and filthy you are inside."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Wonder)

"If there's comfort involved, it's probably not for me."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Comfort)

"Pray for your mate. Ask God to soften your heart and show you ways to be a better spouse."
- Willie Aames
(Related: God, Heart)

"Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Imagination, Belief, Failure, Supernatural)

"Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Love, Anger, Man, Nothing)

"Neophyte writers tend to believe that there is something magical about ideas and that if they can just get a hold of a good one, then their futures are ensured."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Ideas, Writers)

"I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: God, Books, Free will, Sense, Surprises, Writers, Writing)

"Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Peace, Being, Promise, Succeed, World)

"When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: People, Positive, Burden)

"It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Time, Living, Now)

"Bring on your tear gas, bring on your grenades, your new supplies of Mace, your state troopers and even your national guards. But let the record show we ain't going to be turned around."
- Ralph Abernathy
(Related: State)

"People desire power. I don't know why they want it so. It seems to me it implies a hugely superior intellect which separates them from most of the populace."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Power, People, Desire, Intellect, Want)

"Once I looked into a mirror at my face I felt like it was completely convincing. I was Salieri."
- F. Murray Abraham
"I think creativity is spiritual. I absolutely believe that."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Creativity, Spiritual)

"As much preparation as I had made for the old man Salieri, gestures and so on, the fact is after sitting for hours, your movements are kind of slow."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Fact, Man, Old, Preparation)

"As a result, I've been portrayed as a cynical barbarian preying on the very clients I was charged to defend."
- Jack Abramoff
(Related: Clients, Result)

"CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and believes that there's a principle at stake here. The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police, and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand that he's a journalist and not a police agent."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Work, People, Police)

"I still owe a duty of loyalty to my clients and former clients, so I cannot specify which clients I did not especially find congenial, but the cause was the same."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Cause, Clients, Duty, Loyalty)

"I prefer the word 'homemaker' because 'housewife' always implies that there may be a wife someplace else."
- Bella Abzug
(Related: Wife, May, Word)

"I keep reading between the lies."
- Goodman Ace
(Related: Lies, Reading)

"We get on the bandwagon in all sorts of ways - you know minor ways and major ways - like what you've just encountered which isn't censorship exactly, it was something sort of uglier in a way."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Censorship)

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between."
- Diane Ackerman
(Related: Country, End, Lies, Mystery, Will)

"A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically."
- Diane Ackerman
(Related: Lie, Emotions, Language, Moods)

"I consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me."
- Jensen Ackles
(Related: Christian, Church, Bible, Beliefs)

"There are just certain things that turn my head. It may be a girl's sense of humor, it may be her wit, or her belief system; it could be a lot of different things."
- Jensen Ackles
(Related: Humor, Belief, May, Sense, Wit)

"By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes is his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion."
- John Acton
(Related: Authority, Custom, Duty, Influence, Liberty, Man, Opinion)

"I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe."
- Abigail Adams
(Related: Life, Action, Man)

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

"I don't believe it. Prove it to me and I still won't believe it."
- Douglas Adams
"Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: May, Mind, Road, Space)

"Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?"
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Fairies, Garden)

"The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Time, Experience, People, Conviction, Country, Fool, Politicians, Trouble)

"When others stood idly by, you and your families gave your all, in defence of a risen people and in pursuit of Irish freedom and unity."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: People, Freedom, Irish, Pursuit, Unity)

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

"Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity which lies hidden in a woman's heart, is startled to find that he must obey the God he summoned."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: God, Heart, Divinity, Effort, Lies, Man, Woman)

"A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: Belief, Man, Now)

"My observations of Japanese naval fighting men, their abilities and equipment led me to believe that they gave a better account of themselves than we did."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Men, Fighting)

"Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact."
- James Truslow Adams
(Related: Life, Belief, Fact, Help, Living, Will, Worth)

"The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations."
- John Adams
(Related: Men, Blind, Fate, Nation, Nations)

"Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power."
- John Adams
(Related: Power, Thought, Choice, Liberty, Metaphysics, Self)

"A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man."
- John Adams
(Related: Heart, Desire, Man)

"All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse."
- John Quincy Adams
(Related: Men, Honesty, Folly)

"The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart."
- Richard Adams
(Related: Science, Religion, Heart, Belief, Atoms, Lies, Novelty, Popular, Radical, Rejection, Stars)

"Normal people... believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet."
- Scott Adams
(Related: People)

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

"The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life... Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Life, Immortality, Lies, Mind, Mystery, Word)

"To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Morality, Authority, Fact, Obvious, Religious)

"The Mind that lies fallow but a single Day, sprouts up in Follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous Culture."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Culture, Day, Lies, Mind)

"If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Heart, Laughter, Man, May, Mirth)

"Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Wisdom, Men, Animals, Lies, Sons)

"A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Truth, Virtue, Man)

"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 believe in angels, so it's simple."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Angels)

"I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Work, Positive)

"If I had not passed through trial - through passion, one could say - through these years so painful and so rich, I don't believe I could take on my life and my career as I do today."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Life, Career, Passion, Today, Years)

"One believes that if nothing happens, one disappears. That is not true."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Nothing)

"A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Truth, Lie, Sense)

"The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Truth, Lie, Aggression, Murder)

"It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Lie, Country, Duty, Man)

"The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Art, Experience, Power, Potential)

"The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Society, Church, Custom, Importance, Public)

"The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God's love and the love of God."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, God, Belief, Christian, World)

"Proletarian language is dictated by hunger. The poor chew words to fill their bellies."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Hunger, Language, Poor, Words)

"Lies are told only to convey to someone that one has no need either of him or his good opinion."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Lies, Opinion)

"Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Art, Truth, Lie, Being, Magic)

"A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Happiness, Thought)

"A German is someone who cannot tell a lie without believing it himself."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Lie)

"He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Society, Ideology, Interest, Risk)

"Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Truth, Belief, Day, Will)

"Everyone's quick to blame the alien."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Blame, Quick)

"There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Lie, Sickness, Words)

"It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Man)

"Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Pride, Self, Will)

"My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Experience, Fate, Force, Friends, Man, Will)

"Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Life, God, Anarchy, Excellence, Lies, Praise)

"A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth."
- Aesop
(Related: Truth, Will)

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

"Well, I actually tell my son that I don't have any hair because he asked me the same question that I gave it to him when he was born, so he actually still believes that. He's five years old."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Son, Hair, Old, Question, Years)

"Some moments it feels longer, other moments it feels like it's flown by; you can't believe you've done it all that time... Overall, you have a strong sense for the full spectrum that you've sort of traveled."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Time, Moments, Sense)

"You know my dad pushed me to believe that I was going to be the best. I just never thought of life without tennis, even looking forward."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Dad, Life, Thought, Tennis)

"Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it."
- Louis Agassiz
(Related: Truth, People, Bible, First)

"It is a peculiar part of the good photographer's adventure to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream, to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play and without too much subduing it."
- James Agee
(Related: Lie, Adventure, Luck, Play)

"God doesn't believe in the easy way."
- James Agee
(Related: God)

"I believe that we were very, very lucky that it went that way."
- Giovanni Agnelli
"Not every man remembers the name of the cow which supplied him with each drop of milk he has drunk."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Man, Name)

"I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Fact, Film, Reading, Theatre)

"We believe that visa quotas should be lifted and people should visit anywhere they wish freely."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: People, Visit)

"As we saw in the Queen's Speech, anti-social behaviour - a phenomenon that I believe to be a genuine worry that is also being fed by a lot of scare stories - is the political theme of the moment."
- Kamal Ahmed
(Related: Being, Queen, Speech, Worry)

"While everyone I work with may not share my beliefs, I have been surrounded by nothing but support."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Work, Beliefs, May, Nothing, Support)

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

"I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: War, Decisions, Iraq, Past, states, United, Will)

"As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: America, Responsibility, states, United)

"This art of acting is a process I love very much. It's an unbelievably fulfilling experience for me and I look forward to building upon my art in the years to come."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: Art, Experience, Love, Acting, Building, Years)

"The man forget not, though in rags he lies, and know the mortal through a crown's disguise."
- Mark Akenside
(Related: Disguise, Forget, Lies, Man)

"Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Life, Action, Boldness, Honor)

"We believe that Lebanon has been the first real experience for all the Arabs."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Experience, First)

"The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there's some intelligence behind the cartoons, and there's a lot of work that's gone into it, so it can't all be just a lie."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Lie, People, Cartoons)

"I'm not really one of those people who believes that if you're a musician you can just leave that behind and start getting into politics."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Politics, People)

"Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: Iraq, Leaders, Security, State, Weapons, Will)

"He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Actions)

"We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Life, Power, Dream, Wishes)

"Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Beauty, Aspirations, May)

"I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth."
- Brian Aldiss
(Related: Truth, Help, May, Mind)

"I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Beauty, Chess)

"But however long you may have continued in rebellion, and how ever black and long the catalog of your sins, yet if you will now turn to God by a sincere repentance, and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, you shall not be cast out."
- Archibald Alexander
(Related: God, Christ, May, Now, Rebellion, Repentance, Will)

"It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it."
- Archibald Alexander
(Related: Men, Credit, Interest, News)

"The structure of life I have described in buildings - the structure which I believe to be objective - is deeply and inextricably connected with the human person, and with the innermost nature of human feeling."
- Christopher Alexander
(Related: Life, Nature, Feeling)

"There are many great truths which we do not deny, and which nevertheless we do not fully believe."
- Joshua Willis Alexander
"As Governor, I could think of only one way to unify our State that was made up of so many different climates, political beliefs and people, and that was our music."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Music, People, Beliefs, State)

"I believe life takes us where we need to be."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Life)

"I don't believe man is a woman's natural enemy. Perhaps his lawyer is."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Enemy, Man, Woman)

"The most important thing is God's blessing and if you believe in God and you believe in yourself, you have nothing to worry about."
- Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Related: God, Nothing, Worry)

"I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Work, Physics, Present, Universe)

"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)

"To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it."
- William R. Alger
(Related: Genius, Exercise, First, Maxim, Mind)

"The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy - yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible."
- Nelson Algren
(Related: Love, Man, Meaning, Risk, Today, Unworthy)

"I do not believe in God, angels and the hereafter."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Related: God, Angels)

"Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Car, Life, People, Accidents, Day, Hurt, Will)

"I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Life, Thought, People, Losing, Now, Obligation, Right)

"It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Faith, People, Meeting)

"It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Belief, Conviction, Deep, Repetition)

"I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Peace, Religion, Islam)

"Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Life, Death, Care, Cause, Reputation)

"We must believe that it is the darkest before the dawn of a beautiful new world. We will see it when we believe it."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Dawn, Will, World)

"It's better to be hurt by the truth than to gain satisfaction from the lies."
- David Allan
(Related: Truth, Gain, Hurt, Lies, Satisfaction)

"I got my dailies every day, although I couldn't always look at them because I was usually preparing for the next day's shoot, both as an actress and as the director."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Day)

"It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven."
- George Allen
(Related: Commitment, Communication, May, Open, states, Terrorism, United)

"The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Life, Beliefs, Will)

"I'm a firm believer that it's not the way you look or what you have, but what you've got inside."
- Krista Allen
"I was saying earlier that it's really strange - you can almost step outside yourself and observe yourself running, and that's what I was doing."
- Marcus Allen
(Related: Running, Saying)

"When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Goal, Attention, Help, Media, Support)

"Even more than this, however, the sick - like lepers - were often reviled because people believed that they had brought their torments upon themselves."
- Peter Lewis Allen
(Related: People)

"A Bush Administration will, I believe, enjoy a better relationship with the new Congress, although President-elect Bush will be faced with real challenges in getting along with the Congress."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Congress, President, Will)

"In this context, I believe it is an imperative for the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible, and this does not imply that he must or should appoint members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet, which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Inaction, Inefficiency, Party, President)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Men, Lie, Positive, Lies, Lying)

"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)

"To do what we are doing in this budget to our children, cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity, simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief, and we need to reverse it."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Health, War, Opportunity, Belief, Care, Children, Tax, Iraq, Tax cuts)

"Yet, much of what lies beneath the ocean's surface remains a mystery, and our nation continues to rely on a confused, antiquated system of ocean governance."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Lies, Mystery, Nation, Ocean)

"I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Medical, Americans, Community, Congress, May, Research)

"Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies."
- Woody Allen
(Related: America, Crime, Office)

"The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Lie, Sleep)

"I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Change, Life)

"I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Government)

"Usually, about 85 percent of what the tabloids report is a lie. Over the last year, I can truly say it has been 99 percent."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Lie)

"When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Religion, Science, Life, Belief, Spiritual)

"I believe that behind both the person who weighs 400 pounds and the one who weighs 85 there is a lot of baggage, and it has nothing to do with their bodies."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Nothing)

"I don't like psychiatry. I don't believe it works. I believe psychiatrists are neurotic or psychotic, for the most part."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Psychiatry)

"I don't believe you have to have eating disorders and mental illness to screw up."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Eating, Illness)

"As a result of half a century of Soviet rule people have been weaned from a belief in human kindness."
- Svetlana Alliluyeva
(Related: People, Belief, Kindness, Result)

"I believe you can make forces of good and evil work for you, to get what you want."
- GG Allin
(Related: Work, Evil, Want)

"I believe I am the highest power, absolutely."
- GG Allin
(Related: Power)

"Your best penalty killer is your goalie."
- Dave Allison
"Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Lies, Meaning)

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

"I got Jimmy Hall from Wet Willie and he also plays now with Hank Williams Jr."
- Gregg Allman
(Related: Now)

"Santa is our culture's only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It's a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old, and that's a pity."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Culture, Fact, Old, Pity, Population, Years)

"The Polar Express is about faith, and the power of imagination to sustain faith. It's also about the desire to reside in a world where magic can happen, the kind of world we all believed in as children, but one that disappears as we grow older."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Imagination, Power, Faith, Children, Desire, Magic, World)

"As much as I'd like to meet the tooth fairy on an evening walk, I don't really believe it can happen."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Evening)

"Feminism is sort of like God. Many people profess to believe in it, but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: God, People, Feminism, Satisfaction)

"Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal."
- Stewart Alsop
(Related: Goal, Machine, Programming, Will)

"I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you're going to lose some too."
- Walt Alston
(Related: Evening)

"I absolutely don't believe in anything. Full stop. Including luck."
- Al Alvarez
(Related: Luck)

"We do it because we're committed, because we're believers."
- Christiane Amanpour
"And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Journalism, Television, World)

"And I really believe good journalism is good business."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Business, Journalism)

"And one thing that I always believed and that I knew for certain was that I could never have sustained a personal relationship while I worked this hard, or while I was that driven this intensely by the story."
- Christiane Amanpour
"I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times."
- Mukesh Ambani
(Related: Life, Belief, Growth)

"We played one warm-up gig at this bar that was kinda like that bar in 'The Blues Brothers' with the chicken wire. This place called The Brick House, in Housatonic. I really can't believe we're going to play for people in New York City. I'm terrified, but it's a small enough room. But it's really just supposed to be for the fun of it."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: People, Brothers, Fun, Play)

"Jefferson owned slaves. He did not believe that all were created equal. He was a racist."
- Stephen Ambrose
"My favorite book is the last one printed, which is always better than those that were published earlier."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Favorite)

"The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Faith, Love, Knowledge, Hope, Future, Past)

"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)

"The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty."
- Fisher Ames
(Related: Democracy, Liberty)

"Hence the end of the world should be awaited with all longing by all believers."
- William Ames
(Related: End, Longing, World)

"Everyone who understands the nature of God rightly necessarily knows that God is to be believed and hoped in, that he is to be loved and called upon, and to be heard in all things."
- William Ames
(Related: Nature, God)

"Common sense is calculation applied to life."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Life, Common sense)

"Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Experience, Life, Common sense, Measure)

"Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn."
- Martin Amis
(Related: Art, Lie, Will)

"The violence betwen women is unbelievable. Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Women, Violence)

"You know that saying, bad things don't happen to good people? That's a lie."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Lie, People, Saying)

"I believe, along with many others, that you must first ask for what you want before you can have it."
- Wally Amos
(Related: First, Want)

"When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers."
- David Amram
(Related: Life, Music, Answers, Books, Today)

"Until now, I was insecure and I believed what the people around me said in regarding what I should sing."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: People, Now)

"Glenn Close is a living icon. You look at the work, and I think it's wild, because she thinks some of her best work was in Dangerous Liaisons and that's what I believe as well."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Living)

"I provide a little comic relief."
- Anthony Anderson
"I believe people are in our lives for a reason. We're here to learn from each other."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: People, Reason)

"I truly believe that we can overcome any hurdle that lies before us and create the life we want to live. I have seen it happen time and time again."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Life, Time, Lies, Want)

"In time, she learned to develop her own opinion of the people that she worked for, and she got stronger. Think she's now much stronger. In the beginning she wanted to believe she was strong but sometimes she faltered."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Time, People, Beginning, Now, Opinion)

"My whole belief system is that our paths are drawn for us. I believe in reincarnation. I believe we're here to learn and grow. We choose how we come into this life based on what it is we have to learn. Some people have harder lessons than others."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Life, People, Belief, Reincarnation)

"Sometimes I read a script and it's obvious from early on that it's one where the suspension of disbelief has to develop strongly from page one. Some are more reality-based."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Obvious, Reality)

"Seek that which within lies waiting to begin the fight of your life that is everyday."
- Ian Anderson
(Related: Life, Fight, Lies, Waiting)

"If you had an alien race that looked like insects, then they would build robots to look like themselves, not to look like people."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: People, Insects, Race)

"Sure, President Bush can say that the U.S. government won't fund stem cell research, but believe me, Japan is applauding. Because they will just do it first and get all the patents."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Government, First, President, Research, Will)

"Dr. Phil was very helpful and caring. I believe he helped all of us there and watching how to better relate, understand, and communicate with our families and loved ones. Dr. Phil recommended reading my new book."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: Caring, Reading)

"I have a great belief in the future of my people and my country."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: People, Belief, Country, Future)

"You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Character, Credibility, Will)

"The only thing I believe is this: A player does not have to like a manager and he does not have to respect a manager. All he has to do is obey the rules."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Manager, Respect, Rules)

"I only had a high school education and believe me, I had to cheat to get that."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Education, School)

"I don't believe a manager ever won a pennant. Casey Stengel won all those pennants with the Yankees. How many did he win with the Boston Braves and Mets?"
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Manager, Boston)

"I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Architecture, People)

"And you wouldn't believe what a small world it is because everyone seems to know that I was a Playmate. You wouldn't be scared of me, would you?"
- Marliece Andrada
(Related: World)

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

"Believe me, you lose more than a gallon of fluids during a race. You could lose between six and 10 pounds during a race, depending on hot it is."
- Michael Andretti
(Related: Race)

"I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Music, Film, Lady, Respect, Sound)

"The thrill of being in front of a camera remains exactly the same."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Being)

"Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Past, Right)

"All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Love, Time)

"Sometimes I'm so sweet even I can't stand it."
- Julie Andrews
"Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: People, Discipline, Order)

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

"Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Perseverance)

"On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy. You can't see the person for all the clutter."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Women)

"If the director says you can do better, particularly in a love scene, then it is rather embarrassing."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Love)

"I've got a good right hook."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Right)

"I would be a fool to deny my own abilities."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Fool)

"I am an optimistic lady."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Lady)

"Garry Marshall is a joy. I feel so utterly safe in his hands."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Joy)

"Broadway is a tough, tough arena for singing."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Singing)

"I thought it was all a flash in the pan. It wasn't until Broadway came along that I felt I had really made it."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Thought)

"I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Work, Money, Authority, Woman)

"I am very proud to be British. I'm very conscious of carrying my country with me wherever I go. I feel I need to represent it well."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Country)

"I don't think today's younger audience... would even know what 1920s musicals were like."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Today)

"I hate the word wholesome."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Hate, Word)

"I have always wished I could learn to be a potter. I love collecting ceramics; it would be so fulfilling to create something lovely."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Love)

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

"I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in the later part of my career."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Love, Career, Singing)

"I adored my birth father and constantly worried that I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Time, Father, Being)

"I don't like traditions, I am very personal, very independent, I don't like intimate ladies, I mean in German lieder there's a lot of copy, a lot of imitation, a lot of tradition, and this I have put it aside."
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Related: Ladies, Imitation, Tradition, Traditions)

"But I think it is more difficult to do a career as a lieder singer, and there have been less lieder singers."
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Related: Career)

"It can't be stressed enough that in order to produce great graphics, you have to have a good product and a good client capable of making decisions."
- Primo Angeli
(Related: Decisions, Order)

"There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Cynic, Nothing)

"When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Time, First)

"I believe that every person is born with talent."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Talent)

"I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Compassion, Water, Will)

"You know, I'm a Christian and I believe that God has a plan and a purpose for each one of our lives and that he can intercede in all kinds of situations and we need to have a little faith in many things."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Faith, God, Purpose, Christian)

"I don't have a religion. I believe in a God. I don't know what it looks like but it's MY god. My own interpretation of the supernatural."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: God, Religion, Supernatural)

"I love that feeling of being in love, the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning. That is special."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Love, Being, Butterflies, Effect, Feeling)

"I've always believed that if you don't stay moving, they will throw dirt on you."
- Paul Anka
(Related: Will)

"I believe in criticism."
- Paul Anka
(Related: Criticism)

"In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Religion, Life, Awareness, Dignity, Mission, Nations, Race, United, Will)

"I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Character, Want)

"I don't believe in expending energy on something you can't do anything about. If there was some easy way of fixing things, I'd probably do it."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Energy)

"I believe that you should put the right people around you, people that will not let anything go wrong."
- Carmelo Anthony
(Related: People, Right, Will, Wrong)

"In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Education, Sex, America, Culture, Disease, Fact, Folk)

"I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: People, Being, Destiny, Lies, Nation, states, United, Woman)

"A myth is the name of a terrible lie told by a smelly little brown person to a man in a white suit with a pair of binoculars."
- David Antin
(Related: Lie, Man, Myth, Name)

"I'm aware of my audience in a way, and I do try to engage with them while I'm trying to go about my business of thinking. I believe they help me by providing a focus."
- David Antin
(Related: Business, Focus, Help, Thinking, Trying)

"The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Religion, Difference, Lies)

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

"I'm incredibly impressed by people who organize to achieve a goal, and believe that they can make a difference and then go ahead and do just that. I think it's incredible."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: People, Goal, Difference)

"If I respect myself and believe in what I'm doing, no one can touch me."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Respect)

"The product of extraordinary wealth allied to a taste for the sumptuous."
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Related: Wealth, Taste)

"They ask questions like 'do you believe in aliens' and those types of things. They were really interested in aliens, and that was really something that the Japanese have an interest in, and they are also very big fans of romances."
- Shiri Appleby
(Related: Fans, Interest, Questions)

"We can't have full knowledge all at once. We must start by believing; then afterwards we may be led on to master the evidence for ourselves."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Knowledge, May)

"Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Desire, Salvation)

"The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Work, Lie, Artist, Excellence, Will)

"Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Church, Will)

"National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Government, Criticism, Leaders, Media)

"I am not embarrassed to tell you that I believe in miracles."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Miracles)

"I just do whatever it is that I believe I should do, regardless of the risks to my life."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Life)

"The victory march will continue until the Palestinian flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Victory, Flies, March, Palestine, Will)

"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)

"I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them."
- Diane Arbus
"All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies."
- John Arbuthnot
(Related: Lies)

"One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Life, Sacrifice, Belief, Dying, Fate, Living)

"Get up tomorrow early in the morning, and earlier than you did today, and do the best that you can. Always stay near me, for tomorrow I will have much to do and more than I ever had, and tomorrow blood will leave my body above the breast."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Blood, Body, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Thought, Beginning, End, Theories, Tradition)

"I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies."
- Pietro Aretino
(Related: Love, Truth, Hate, Lies)

"I believe more in precision, when you have the capability, like when you see a mosquito fly and you're able to hit it, you're able to hit it with a couple of short sharp shots... it's a beautiful thing."
- Alexis Arguello
"I had to get up run in the morning for 2 hours, go to the gym and also get good opponents as sparring partners because I'm a big believer in that how you train is how you will fight at least when it came to me that's how it worked."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Fight, Opponents, Will)

"If you can believe this, I didn't fight for my first world title fight till I had 58 fights, so I really appreciated what I was fighting for and for whom as well."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Fight, Fighting, First, World)

"We soon believe the things we would believe."
- Ludovico Ariosto
"Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?"
- Aristophanes
(Related: Gods, Argument, Proof)

"The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold."
- Aristotle
(Related: Truth)

"What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do."
- Aristotle
(Related: Power, Lies)

"A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side."
- Aristotle
(Related: God, Religion, Gods, Appearance, Devotion, Treatment)

"It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully."
- Aristotle
(Related: Art, Lies, Poets)

"Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully."
- Aristotle
(Related: Art, Lies, Poets)

"Running is a great way to relieve stress and clear the mind."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Mind, Running, Stress)

"I don't think the news department will have to lie down and play dead like it has in the past. By and large the network has been understanding, but then so have I."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Lie, Network, News, Past, Play, Understanding, Will)

"I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves - that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Happiness, People, Feelings, Clothes, Confidence)

"I don't believe America will justifiably make an unprovoked attack on another nation. It would not be consistent with what we have been as a nation or what we should be as a nation."
- Dick Armey
(Related: America, Nation, Will)

"What is going on in America is extreme. The youth cult, they worship youth so much it's almost paranoid. And LA is the Mecca of it all; they're taking it to the hilt."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: America, Extreme, Worship, Youth)

"School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobodys perfect, so why practice?"
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Life, Future, Practice, School)

"The thing is, acoustic could be like a four-letter word to a lot of kids."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Kids, Word)

"There are a lot of bands who claim to be punk and they only play the music, they have no clue what it's all about. It's a lifestyle. It's not about popularity and all that crap."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Music, Play, Popularity, Punk)

"We put everything we had into this record, just like we do with every other record that we make."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
"What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people. They don't even listen to our music, they decided in advance that they don't like it."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Music, People, Arrogance, Hell)

"Moshing and broken glass just don't go together."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
"Punk will never be dead to me. It's my life. I can never just drop this lifestyle. It embodies me."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Life, Punk, Will)

"We're not a political band. We don't want to tell people what to do or what to think. We just want to tell them to think."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: People, Want)

"I don't want to live in an ivory tower, being the songwriter who just turns inward."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Being, Want)

"I'd love to go to art school. I'd love to learn how to draw. I'd love to be fluent in Spanish. I'd like to be a brain surgeon."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Art, Love, School)

"I'm a father. It isn't just my life any more. I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Life, Father, Want)

"I'm very monogamous."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
"If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Life, Old)

"If Britney would paint her ass green, I'm sure you could spot green asses all over LA as soon as the word was out."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Word)

"I sort of enjoy the fact that I'm misunderstood most of the time. That's fine."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Time, Fact)

"Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Music, Punk, Sound)

"I approach playing acoustic guitar more of as a percussive instrument. It's fragile. I don't have a lot of finesse when it comes to my guitar playing."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Guitar)

"No one's really happy anyway, it's not human."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
"I think it's your own choice if you turn from an angry young man to a bitter, old bastard."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Choice, Man, Old)

"I don't want to limit myself musically. It would be really limiting if we'd neglect something we really want to do, like explore other styles of music."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Music, Neglect, Want)

"I hate celebrities. I really hate them."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Hate)

"I never thought being obnoxious would get me where I am today."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Thought, Being, Today)

"If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands, you'll end up saying you hate them just because you're so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Being, End, Hate, Questions, Saying)

"If you have children, you don't want to have drugs and drinks in the house. It's just not good."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Children, Drinks, Drugs, Want)

"Making mistakes is a lot better than not doing anything."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Mistakes)

"A punk concert isn't fun without a pit."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Fun, Punk)

"Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Music, Education, Day)

"Our passion is our strength."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Strength, Passion)

"People are so damned afraid that one day they might wake up and discover that they've grown old."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: People, Day, Old)

"Punk has always been about doing things your own way. What it represents for me is ultimate freedom and a sense of individuality."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Freedom, Individuality, Punk, Sense)

"I don't like LA. The majority just seem to be so artificial. Look at how they worship everything they think is fashionable. Isn't it sick?"
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Majority, Worship)

"Well, I decided earlier this year that I would run for president, and obviously I needed something to run on."
- Craig Armstrong
(Related: President)

"I believe we can and should have it all. Lower deficits but higher spending. More peace with a bigger military that goes off and kills terrorists and whatnot. A cleaner environment without forcing SUVs off the road."
- Craig Armstrong
(Related: Peace, Environment, Military, Road)

"If that's there, I believe that technology will probably step up to their part of it."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Technology, Will)

"I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Waste)

"I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Running, Waste)

"If you believe in yourself, if you are without fear, you will also be tolerant, non-aggressive and find love."
- Rollo Armstrong
(Related: Love, Fear, Will)

"At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Comedy)

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

"Yeah, you know, within the context of TV families, these are pretty unsavory characters."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Pretty)

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

"Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!"
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Home, Beliefs, Causes, Names)

"Despite the painful changes we have had to make, we continue to believe in the St. Louis market. And we are hoping to add flights, in a careful way, as the economics of our business improve and the demands of the traveling public in St. Louis become clear."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Business, Economics, Public, Traveling)

"You know the problem, we don't want to believe what we know."
- Yann Arthus-Bertrand
(Related: Want)

"One fifth of human kind depend on fish to live. Today now 70 percent of the fish stock are over-exploited. According to FAO if we don't change our system of fishing the main sea resources will be gone in 2050. We don't want to believe what we know."
- Yann Arthus-Bertrand
(Related: Change, Fish, Fishing, Now, Sea, Today, Want, Will)

"Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: People, Mind)

"I'm flattered that so many baseball people think I'm a Hall of Famer. But what's hard to believe is how one-hundred and fifty plus people have changed their minds about me since I became eligible, because I haven't had a base hit since then."
- Richie Ashburn
(Related: People, Baseball)

"All of us want to have meaning in our lives and want to feel like we're doing something that makes a difference. I believe we're doing that in the Justice Department."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Difference, Justice, Meaning, Want)

"We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Love, Men, Power, Women, Education, Laws, Old, Respect)

"Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Education, Self)

"And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Life, People, Belief, Man, Will)

"I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Books, Immortality)

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

"She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake."
- Margot Asquith
(Related: Wedding, Lies)

"It is the role of good journalism to take on powerful abusers, and when powerful abusers are taken on, there's always a bad reaction. So we see that controversy, and we believe that is a good thing to engage in."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Controversy, Journalism)

"The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons; to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Design, Government, Truth, Lie, Consideration, Light, Rhetoric, Right)

"None of us whether Men or Women but have so good an Opinion of our own Conduct as to believe we are fit, if not to direct others, at least to govern our selves."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Men, Women, Opinion)

"We are running ourselves into a damaged earth. But I am optimistic. I believe that we can change; we must change. As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive. The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be."
- John Astin
(Related: Change, Greatness, Earth, Humanity, Race, Running, Will)

"And it is easy to believe you are not good enough if you listen to everybody else."
- Mackenzie Astin
"I can't believe the pro-choicers attitude toward unborn children-to me it's the ultimate liberal cause, to defend those without a voice."
- Michael Aston
(Related: Attitude, Cause, Children, Liberal, Voice)

"I truly, truly believe that I was going in that direction and all of a sudden fate took me and put me here. It's like something else has other plans for me."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Direction, Fate)

"I'm a very big believer in fate."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Fate)

"People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves and taking responsibility for what they know."
- Brooks Atkinson
(Related: People, Responsibility, Thinking)

"And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: People, Heroes, Measure)

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

"I came from a family who believed in, in quotes, the Rights of Man, who believed that in order to justify the sort of luxurious life that the majority of us have, related to the whole world, that you had to do something."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Family, Life, Rights, Majority, Man, Order, Quotes, World)

"I believe in trade unionism, and I believe in democracy, in democratic trade unionism."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Democracy, Trade)

"They who are not induced to believe and live as they ought by those discoveries which God hath made in Scriptures would stand out against any evidence whatever, even that of a messenger sent express from the other world."
- Francis Atterbury
(Related: God, World)

"Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Age, Belief, Disguise)

"I worked with my son when he was much younger; we did L.A. Law together, where I played his father and he played a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something. It was great."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Father, Son, Affection, Alienation, Law)

"I think the responsibility lies with the fashion world as a collective. We have to demand more variety."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Fashion, Lies, Responsibility, Variety, World)

"All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work comes to him."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Art, Work, Idea, Act, Artist, Sense, Will)

"It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Talent, Direction, Lies)

"In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be unfaithful to him as often as they like, but he must never, never be unfaithful to them."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: May, Writer)

"No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Wishes)

"He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted."
- Red Auerbach
"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Faith, Reward)

"Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: May)

"Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in whom it is?"
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Deep, Man)

"If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself."
- Saint Augustine
"If we did not have rational souls, we would not be able to believe."
- Saint Augustine
"The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Victory, Lies)

"Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Strength, Man)

"And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Life, Act)

"It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Nation, Rest, Will)

"You have to protect it too, you can't let just any stupid person take it and do something demoralizing with it. At the same time, I don't believe in being so rigid about controlling what happens either."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Time, Being)

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

"To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Life, Courage, Lies)

"It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found - not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Love, Daughters, Gain, May, Sin, Will)

"O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: God, Soul, Praise, Tongue)

"I have never believed in the Wizard of Oz theory of consulting, that I am all-knowing and all-seeing, and that everyone around me is kind of a backbencher."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Consulting, Theory)

"The place where we don't agree is on whether there should be some restraint on insurance companies and whether they should be allowed to run wild. We believe there should be some restraint; some on the other side don't think so."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Restraint)

"Now, China, India have set goals. We're going to be able to review what they're doing. We're going to be able to challenge them if they don't meet those goals. We're going to pursue this anyway, because the President understands that our future lies with a clean energy economy. We've doubled renewables this year. There are millions of jobs to be had there, more energy security, so we're going to pursue this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Goals, Challenge, Economy, Energy, Future, Jobs, Lies, Now, President, Security)

"I came to the conclusion months ago, and I said it to members of Congress, that the only way people are going to fully appreciate what this reform is if we pass it and implement it and it becomes not a caricature but a reality, and I still believe that. So I think it will be easier to sell it moving forward than it was to this point."
- David Axelrod
(Related: People, Congress, Months, Reality, Reform, Will)

"A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed up by the world of illusion."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Illusion, Man, Will, World)

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

"I believe that historians and analysts of historical events need the authority of facts supplied by living witnesses to the events, which they make their subject."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Authority, Events, Facts, Historians, Living)

"Obviously I wouldn't have said that three or four years ago in the midst of it. But I really believe that. It's been a marvelous and important experience."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Experience, Years)

"The maxim, that governments ought to train the people in the way in which they should go, sounds well. But is there any reason for believing that a government is more likely to lead the people in the right way than the people to fall into the right way of themselves?"
- Thomas Babington
(Related: Government, People, Maxim, Reason, Right)

"American families be warned, if the White House doesn't send your jobs overseas, they'll send your kids."
- Joe Baca
(Related: American, Jobs, Kids)

"The School Energy Crisis Relief Act authorizes the Secretary of Energy to issue energy assistance grants to help the poorest school districts across the Nation offset these unexpected and challenging costs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Act, Crisis, Energy, Help, Nation, School)

"I think, being an actor, it's just a relief every time you get a part."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Time, Actor, Being)

"The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Belief, End, Ignorance, Injustice, Tragedy, World)

"Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Men, Beliefs)

"Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Eyes, Understanding)

"I felt alienated at school, and I never did well with girls."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Girls, School)

"Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Ideas, Commerce, Effect)

"Every night we all felt grateful to be there, stunned at the amount of people that are there, and stunned at their reactions. They go crazy; they know every lyric from eight years of age to eighty. It's unbelievable."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Age, People, Night, Years)

"We need a strong, bold constitutional conservative who won't back down and who will fight for the values we believe in. That's what we need for our nominee, whether it is me or whether it is someone else."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: Values, Conservative, Fight, Will)

"It isn't that I was born thinking I had to be president. I'm getting a lot of encouragement to run from people across the country. I don't believe this is a rash decision."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: People, Decision, Country, Encouragement, President, Thinking)

"By encouraging its citizens to violate our border, Mexico is pushing a tremendous welfare burden off of its shoulders and onto ours, while also benefiting from the significant sums of U.S. currency that these workers will eventually send back home to their families."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Home, Encouraging, Burden, Welfare, Will, Workers)

"Harvard Medical School, the University of South Florida and the American Psychiatric Association have all conducted studies showing that the earlier one begins gambling, the more likely it is he or she will become an addicted, problem gambler."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Medical, American, Gambling, School, University, Will)

"It is my belief CAFTA will be beneficial for Alabama and the United States as a whole."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Belief, states, United, Will)

"Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider."
- Francis Bacon
"Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Lies, Opinion)

"Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: First, Loss, Mind, Rest, Will)

"I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Death, Man)

"I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Mind)

"I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don't think that's only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Life, Anger, People, Fear, Darkness, Sadness)

"I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Anger, Actor, Challenge, Darkness, Sadness)

"I believe it is an important project, it makes the cost of doing business lower and they will make us more competitive at the same time, it will also provide some satisfaction to the people who demand services for them of the quality they want and also quickly."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Business, Time, Quality, People, Project, Satisfaction, Want, Will)

"The same expertise we learned at the autopsy table can be applied to living people who've been shot, battered, or raped. The search for trace evidence is the same."
- Michael Baden
(Related: People, Expertise, Living)

"He wasn't really Method but he believed that when you did a role there were lots of things you could do with your co-star in order to create the right environment. You known, if you were supposed to be in love, to create that feeling between the two of you."
- Jane Badler
(Related: Love, Environment, Feeling, Order, Right)

"I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Ability, Emotion, Feeling, Holiday, Sound)

"I believed in myself, and I've always worked very, very hard as an artist, and I am an artist in every sense of the word."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Artist, Sense, Word)

"I thought the Billie Holiday comparison was beautiful. I think, Wow, what a wonderful, creative, helpful spirit. She's someone who wanted to help others by sharing her emotion. That's what I do, too, so I think that's a great comparison."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Thought, Emotion, Help, Holiday, Sharing, Spirit)

"I started out by believing God for a newer car than the one I was driving. I started out believing God for a nicer apartment than I had. Then I moved up."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Car, God, Driving)

"So long as there are earnest believers in the world, they will always wish to punish opinions, even if their judgment tells them it is unwise and their conscience that it is wrong."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Conscience, Judgment, Opinions, Will, World, Wrong)

"That a majority of the Abolitionists in this place would patronize a free labor store, in preference to others, I do not doubt; but we do not muster money in Cincinnati."
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Related: Money, Doubt, Labor, Majority)

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

"The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat oneself."
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Related: First)

"Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use."
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Related: Men, Philanthropy, Respect, Sun, Value)

"In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles."
- H. C. Bailey
(Related: Miracles, Order)

"When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements."
- Pearl Bailey
"I have seen the day, when, if a man made himself ridiculous, the world would laugh at him. But now, everything that is mean, disgusting, and absurd, pleases them but so much the better!"
- Joanna Baillie
(Related: Day, Man, Now, World)

"I wish I were with some of the wild people that run in the woods, and know nothing about accomplishments!"
- Joanna Baillie
(Related: People, Nothing)

"A willing heart adds feather to the heel."
- Joanna Baillie
(Related: Heart)

"Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride."
- Joanna Baillie
(Related: Pride, Vanity)

"I've never been drawn to the feminist movement. I was brought up to believe that men had little to do with the home or children - except to bring in the money."
- Beryl Bainbridge
(Related: Home, Men, Money, Children)

"It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation. Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue - it is an American issue."
- Brian Baird
(Related: Death, American, Americans, Military, Nation, Republican, Responsibility)

"There are those who believe we have need of more literature, of a large international publishing house, of a great peace newspaper, or the like. I am rather skeptical about this idea."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Idea, Literature, Publishing)

"We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance."
- Anita Baker
(Related: Love, God, People, Values, Boys, Chance, Drugs, Morals, Profanity, Respect, Will)

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

"I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, People, Progress, Hope, Content, Future, Justice, Will)

"I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven."
- Josephine Baker
(Related: Strength, Heaven, Prayer)

"Socialists make the mistake of confusing individual worth with success. They believe you cannot allow people to succeed in case those who fail feel worthless."
- Kenneth Baker
(Related: Success, Mistake, People, Succeed, Worth)

"Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you."
- Nicholson Baker
(Related: Power, Life, Friend)

"In the beginning I thought, and still think, he did great good in giving support and encouragement to this movement. But I did not believe then, and have never believed since, that these ills can be settled by partisan political methods. They are moral and economic questions."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Thought, Beginning, Encouragement, Giving, Questions, Support)

"I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Poetry, Lonely, World, Years)

"I never examined what I did in any great detail because I thought it would spoil things. I never read the scripts at all carefully, and never wanted to know what was going on, because I felt that being a benevolent alien that's the way it should be."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Thought, Being, Detail)

"When you put your total faith in God, no matter what happens, to a person who's a true believer, if you die, you know you're going to heaven to be with God."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Faith, God, Heaven)

"Why should I apologize because God throws in crystal chandeliers, mahogany floors, and the best construction in the world?"
- Jim Bakker
(Related: God, World)

"Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: God, Muslim, Eyes)

"It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Birds, Shame)

"The true believer is rewarded in every thing, even in affliction."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Affliction)

"Animation is tremendously resilient. Animation will recover, as art always recovers. There's always cycles of good art."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Art, Animation, Will)

"What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. I'm a great believer of energy and emotion."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Ideas, Animation, Being, Emotion, Emotions, Energy)

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

"Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Equality, Lie, Fraud, Freedom, Lying, Want, Workers)

"By striving to do the impossible, man has always achieved what is possible. Those who have cautiously done no more than they believed possible have never taken a single step forward."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Man)

"This contradiction lies here: they wish God, and they wish humanity. They persist in connecting two terms which, once separated, can come together again only to destroy each other."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: God, Contradiction, Humanity, Lies)

"I think Maine needs people. It needs diversity. It needs to be able to respect people. Openness is crucial for this state because we don't want to be known for having the oldest state in the nation. We want young families."
- John Baldacci
(Related: People, Diversity, Nation, Needs, Respect, State, Want)

"Rich Palm Beach clients all wanted the same kind of different thing."
- Billy Baldwin
(Related: Beach, Clients)

"I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Negative, Positive)

"It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Power, Enemy, Ignorance, Justice)

"Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Beliefs, Impossibility)

"We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Experience, Thought, Beliefs, Deeds)

"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)

"A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Time, Experience, Courage, Vision, First, Months, Patience)

"There are movies that require fantasy and slightly more fantastical acting. Lines that are good for certain movies, in real life circumstances, would be absolutely unbelievable things to really say, and you would look at these people like they're freaks for conversing that way. But somehow for certain styles of movies, it works, and it seems fine."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Life, Movies, People, Acting, Circumstances, Fantasy)

"In everyday life, my wife is the most wonderful. We're in love with each other beyond belief."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Love, Life, Wife, Belief)

"The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Age, Lie)

"The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Car, Dreams, American, Assassination, Vietnam, World)

"I believe that every human soul is teaching something to someone nearly every minute here in mortality."
- M. Russell Ballard
(Related: Soul, Mortality, Teaching)

"Fifty percent of our country that we own, have all legal jurisdiction, have all rights to do whatever we want, lies beneath the sea and we have better maps of Mars than that 50 percent."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Legal, Country, Rights, Lies, Sea, Want)

"I believe in just enriching the economy. And we're leaving so much on the table, 72 percent of the planet."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Economy)

"We can believe that we know where the world should go. But unless we're in touch with our customers, our model of the world can diverge from reality. There's no substitute for innovation, of course, but innovation is no substitute for being in touch, either."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Being, Innovation, Reality, World)

"You have to pay a lot of attention to what's important, what's permanent, what's real."
- Jim Balsillie
(Related: Attention)

"In spite of all this noise, customers are still definitely buying in North America, and they're really, really buying internationally."
- Jim Balsillie
(Related: America, Buying)

"I don't think people buy technology products because of the personalities of the people behind them."
- Jim Balsillie
(Related: Technology, People)

"A toddler believes that if you love a person, you stay with that person 100 percent of the time."
- Lawrence Balter
(Related: Love, Time)

"We no longer dare to believe in beauty and we make of it a mere appearance in order the more easily to dispose of it."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Beauty, Appearance, Order)

"One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Marriage, Soul, Immortality)

"Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Friendship, Belief, Nothing)

"Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: HusbDifference, Lady, Lies, Night)

"Behind every great fortune lies a great crime."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Crime, Fortune, Lies)

"Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Flies, Laws)

"Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Lovers, Nothing, Word)

"People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Successful, Control, Ability, Effect, Exercise, Measure)

"In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Life, People, Obstacles, Order, Self, Sense, Struggle, Succeed)

"I can't tell a lie - not even when I hear one."
- John Kendrick Bangs
(Related: Lie)

"To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Family, Honor, Respect)

"Mr. Wrigley believed in this: Put all your eggs in one basket and watch the basket. They don't do that today. This is the old-fashioned way I'm talking about. He carried it on to his business. Do one thing and stay with it."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Business, Old, Talking, Today)

"During my time, there might have been one pitcher or two that were top pitchers on a team. Teams that won maybe had three, but today they have a lot of depth. They have a lot of long relievers, short relievers, and the strategy is different."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Time, Strategy, Today)

"I'm not a great believer in awards-of course the fact that I've never won one has nothing to do with it at all!"
- Iain Banks
(Related: Awards, Fact, Nothing)

"In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Home, Mom, Money, Time, Honesty, Order, State, Trying)

"The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Rules)

"It was all a back-handed blessing, and my friends were the ones who kept the faith, read my work, and urged me to submit it to publishers (by sending it out for me - they would not hear no for an answer."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Faith, Work, Friends)

"I look at life, the experiences I've had, at the human condition, the dynamics between people, the news (world news), and draw from the compelling realities all around us."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Life, People, News)

"I love the paranormal, because there, every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Imagination, Love)

"That has always been it for me: family first."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Family, First)

"I've had lots of replies, we're into the double figures now. And the overall standard is very good. In fact I've been feeling a little guilty, because I haven't replied to anyone yet - it is something I will be doing."
- Peter Banks
(Related: Fact, Feeling, Now, Will)

"The very gradual reductions in my weight which I am able to show, may be interesting to many, and I have great pleasure in stating them, believing that they serve to demonstrate further the merit of the system pursued."
- William Banting
(Related: May, Merit, Pleasure, Weight)

"Experience has taught me to believe that, these human beans are the most insidious enemies man, with a tendency to corpulence in advanced life, can possess, though eminently friendly to youth."
- William Banting
(Related: Experience, Life, Enemies, Man, Youth)

"If the flag of an armed enemy of the U.S. is allowed to fly over government buildings, then it implies that slavery, or at least the threat of slavery, is sanctioned by that government and can still legally exist."
- Amiri Baraka
(Related: Government, Enemy, Slavery)

"What the real world of 1941 needed most was the release and relief provided by laughter."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Laughter, World)

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

"I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

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

"When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father's hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer."
- William Barclay
(Related: Life, Father, God, Cause, May, Will)

"My earlier award was also based on a close collaborative effort."
- John Bardeen
(Related: Effort)

"This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can't be."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Actor, states, United, World)

"My truth - what I believe - is that there are no answers here and, if you are looking for answers, you'd better choose the question carefully."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Truth, Answers, Question)

"I am always saying, 'I don't believe in God; I believe in Al Pacino.' And that's true. If I ever get a phone call saying 'Would you like to work with Al Pacino?' I would go crazy."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Work, God, Saying)

"But I remember the moment when my father died. I wasn't a very committed Catholic beforehand, but when that happened it suddenly all felt so obvious: I now believe religion is our attempt to find an explanation, for us to feel more protected."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Religion, Father, Now)

"Awards were made in Hollywood, in whatever the time it was created. They're to promote each other's movies. You give me an award, I give you an award and people will believe that we are great movies and they'll go to see them. It's still the same."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Movies, Time, People, Awards, Hollywood, Will)

"Sound is often talked about in a very subjective way, as if it had a colour. This is a bright sound, this is a dark sound. I don't believe in that because I think that is much too subjective."
- Daniel Barenboim
(Related: Sound)

"In Mozart and Salieri we see the contrast between the genius which does what it must and the talent which does what it can."
- Maurice Baring
(Related: Talent, Genius, Contrast)

"It is great good health to believe, as the Hindus do, that there are 33 million gods and goddesses in the world. It is great good health to want to understand one's dreams. It is great good health to desire the ambiguous and paradoxical."
- Clive Barker
(Related: Health, Dreams, Gods, Desire, Want, World)

"I know that I'm never as good or bad as any single performance. I've never believed my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Performance)

"I know I'm never as good or bad as one single performance. I've never believed in my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Performance)

"We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public. We can easily link up with external partners, customers, and suppliers."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Public, Software)

"I think we're proving ourselves as we go along. The past several months our strategy has been evolutionary - making maximum advantage of our client browser, as well as our enterprise software for people who want to build Web sites."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: People, Strategy, Months, Past, Software, Want)

"I don't believe in government regulation of the software industry."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Government, Software)

"Our identities have no bodies, so, unlike you, we cannot obtain order by physical coercion. We believe that from ethics, enlightened self-interest, and the commonweal, our governance will emerge."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Ethics, Order, Self, Will)

"I don't know that I believe in the supernatural, but I do believe in miracles, and our time together was filled with the events of magical unlikelihood."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Time, Events, Miracles, Supernatural)

"I don't believe medical discoveries are doing much to advance human life. As fast as we create ways to extend it we are inventing ways to shorten it."
- Christiaan Barnard
(Related: Medical, Life)

"Candidates don't have to deal with reality. They talk about the wonderful things they can accomplish as if advocating them is the same as achieving them. They live in a world of political make-believe in which everything from reconciling conflicting interests to paying for costly programs is easy."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Reality, Talk, World)

"The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Love, First, Sight)

"Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Old, Question, Youth)

"Would that well-thinking people should be replaced by thinking ones."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: People, Thinking)

"With renunciation life begins."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Life, Renunciation)

"Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?"
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Men, Possessions)

"When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Love, Light, Meeting)

"To be one's own master is to be the slave of self."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Self)

"Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Time, Faces, Tears)

"There are intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Thought, Words)

"Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Heroism, Mediocrity)

"Novels are longer than life."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Life)

"Most virtue is a demand for greater seduction."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Virtue, Seduction)

"Lovers should also have their days off."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Lovers)

"It is time for dead languages to be quiet."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Time, Quiet)

"If we keep an open mind, too much is likely to fall into it."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Mind, Open)

"How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Life, Fatigue, Leisure, Needs)

"Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Trouble)

"Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Man)

"Women should try to increase their size rather than decrease it, because I believe the bigger we are, the more space we'll take up, and the more we'll have to be reckoned with."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Women, Space)

"Every time a child says I don't believe in fairies there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead."
- J. M. Barrie
(Related: Time, Fairies)

"Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Fairies)

"Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!"
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Fairies, Quick)

"Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Charity, Nothing, Providence, Reward, Will)

"The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Religion, Age, Gender)

"Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make males stupid."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Now, Scientists)

"We believe that electricity exists, because the electric company keeps sending us bills for it, but we cannot figure out how it travels inside wires."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Company, Electricity)

"I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Children, College, Parents)

"Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Butterflies, Ugly)

"In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Man)

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

"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)

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

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

"If they take their children to doctors, they believe they are putting their faith in man instead of in God."
- Bob Bartlett
(Related: Faith, God, Children, Doctors, Man)

"People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Talent, People, Character, Fiction, Man)

"It's a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it's really fantastic."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Music, Dream, Joy, Play)

"As I walk'd by myself, I talk'd to myself, And myself replied to me; And the questions myself then put to myself, With their answers I give to thee."
- Bernard Barton
(Related: Answers, Questions, Talk)

"Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Circumstance, Nothing)

"Some tribes of birds will relieve and rear up the young and helpless, of their own and other tribes, when abandoned."
- William Bartram
(Related: Birds, Will)

"We are people with all the hopes, dreams, passions, and faults of everyone else. Eighty percent of us are born into families with no history of dwarfism."
- Billy Barty
(Related: History, Dreams, People, Faults)

"Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Life, Thought, Action, Errors, Public)

"The art of living lies not in eliminating but in growing with troubles."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Art, Lies, Living)

"They are scared that the BBC or CNN may call them radicals, so they remain soft instead. The problem lies there, with the Muslim leaders, not the Muslim masses."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Muslim, Leaders, Lies, May)

"Muslims must believe that all power, success and victory comes from God alone."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Success, Power, God, Victory)

"The art schools... you get young kids doing the most vile and meaningless crap. I think they believe every bit of it."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Kids, Schools)

"Believe it or not, I can actually draw."
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
"Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I'd think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix... I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous."
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
(Related: Thought, People, Famous, Feeling, Heroes, Romantic)

"Despite the best of efforts, many foster children are neither reunited with their families, nor adopted."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Children)

"I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Truth, Contradiction)

"I've never believed much in that holding hands kind of love. I've always thought that love is about two different personalities trying to confront life, trying to make sense of their responsibilities, to themselves, to each other, and to the wider society."
- Alan Bates
(Related: Love, Society, Life, Thought, Sense, Trying)

"I do believe in living out your own time, unless it's absolutely impossible, which it is for some people."
- Alan Bates
(Related: Time, People, Living)

"Cruel and cold is the judgment of man, Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow; But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged by the motive that lieth below."
- Lewis J. Bates
(Related: Deed, Judgment, Man, Motive, Snow, Will, Winter)

"There is a strong tendency in explanatory prose to invoke quantities of tension, energy, and whatnot to explain the genesis of pattern. I believe that all such explanations are inappropriate or wrong."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Energy, Explanations, Prose, Tension, Wrong)

"Members of weakly religious families get, of course, no religious training from any source outside the family."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Family, Religious, Training)

"The priest is an immense being because he makes the crowd believe astonishing things."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Being)

"The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Certainty, Delight, Evil, Lies)

"An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Time, Beauty, Artist, Sense)

"The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond, and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Life, Immortality, Lies, Living, Proof)

"Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Death, Time, Deep, Difficulty, Living, Right)

"It only takes a politician believing in what he says for the others to stop believing him."
- Jean Baudrillard
"Thus in Christianity the alienation had become total, and it was this total alienation that was the biggest obstacle to the progress of self-consciousness."
- Bruno Bauer
(Related: Progress, Christianity, Alienation, Self)

"I believe if more American children read the Ten Commandments and are taught what they mean, they will predictably engage in less crime."
- Gary Bauer
(Related: American, Children, Crime, Will)

"Pity is the deadliest feeling that can be offered to a woman."
- Vicki Baum
(Related: Feeling, Pity, Woman)

"I can pull a bone out of my shoulder and dislocate it."
- Kylie Bax
"I like to walk around my apartment naked. I like sitting around in the nude watching sports, actually."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Sports)

"I stayed away from mirrors when I was younger and I didn't like having my picture taken. I was tall and had braces and felt ugly."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Ugly)

"I wish I had more hair on my head. Maybe if I sprinkled fertilizer on it, it would grow."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Hair)

"I wish I had Wonder Woman's magic lasso like her to make people tell the truth."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Truth, People, Magic, Woman, Wonder)

"I'm working on just finding a boyfriend right now."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Boyfriend, Now, Right)

"If we can send a man to the moon, then why don't we send a woman?"
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Man, Moon, Woman)

"My greatest fear is flying. And I do a lot of flying, so that's a bummer."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Fear, Flying)

"I've never believed in cheapening music by going according to what some people think is public taste."
- Les Baxter
(Related: Music, People, Public, Taste)

"In fact, I really didn't get enthused about his Secretary of State race until I attended a couple of his rallies and found out there were a bunch of young folks that there were a bunch of young folks that he had been able to recruit on his own."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Fact, Race, State)

"Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism - no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Patriotism, Financial, Being, Circumstances, Country, Military, Right)

"Mothers - especially single mothers - are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Men, Children, Mothers, Nation, Responsibility)

"I don't think Roger Dodger is really about men. I think it is more about relationships and about how you present yourself, not only to the opposite sex, but to yourself. What lies are you going to tell yourself in order to get through the day?"
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Sex, Day, Lies, Order, Present, Relationships)

"My Eighth District, like others, counts on these family businesses and their teams working hard to support their families and aid their communities. As retailers, these teams often bring different or unique products to the marketplace."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Family, Support)

"Married couples who work together to build and maintain a business assume broad responsibilities. Not only is their work important to our local and national economies, but their success is central to the well-being of their families."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Success, Work)

"I believe that if ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around."
- James Beard
(Related: Cannibalism, Practice)

"Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Death, Fear, Belief, Control, Ability, Americans, Reality)

"Some deemed him wondrous wise, and some believed him mad."
- James Beattie
"I believe if a private citizen is able to affect public opinion in a constructive way he doesn't have to be an elected public servant to perform a public service."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Service)

"Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took the trouble to be born, but no more."
- Pierre Beaumarchais
(Related: Genius, Trouble)

"Remember, beneath every cynic there lies a romantic, and probably an injured one."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Cynic, Lies, Romantic)

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

"I believe that if we get out of people's way, the sky's the limit. The sky is the limit."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: People, Sky)

"I have not heard people in the Republican Party yet admit that they have a problem. And when they do say that they have a problem I don't know that I believe 'em."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: People, Party, Republican)

"And I've come to the place where I believe that there's no way to solve these problems, these issues - there's nothing that we can do that will solve the problems that we have and keep the peace, unless we solve it through God, unless we solve it in being our highest self. And that's a pretty tall order."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: God, Peace, Being, Nothing, Order, Pretty, Problems, Self, Will)

"It does not have to be that the greatest generation is behind us. It does not have to be that our children will have a lower standard of living. It will be that way if we choose to believe that. I choose not to believe that."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Children, Living, Will)

"Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Faith, People, Character, Civil rights, Content, Justice, Lies, Skin)

"No one is guaranteed happiness. You can pursue it, but if you happen to find success along the way on that road to happiness, Conservatives believe you should not be demonized or penalized for it."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Success, Happiness, Road)

"I don't believe that there are no spiritual beings around us. I don't know what to call them, I don't know how they work. But I know they're there."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Work, Spiritual)

"I have come to believe that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Infinite, Light, Shadows)

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

"Polite strangers often tell soothing lies about our physical appearance that prevent many of us from facing, discussing and solving our real problems."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Appearance, Lies, Problems, Strangers)

"Most of my clients don't realize that the way they look and the way they think about their looks are two separate issues."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Clients)

"All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Religion, Belief, Atheism, Modernity, Theory)

"I held a conference in Harvard where Americans said they didn't believe in risk. They thought it was just European hysteria. Then the terrorist attacks happened and there was a complete conversion. Suddenly terrorism was the central risk."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Thought, Americans, Risk, Terrorism)

"It would make me a lot happier if I could meet up again next year with as many friends as possible from all over the world who I've met during my career. That's where the great opportunity lies, for me personally, in our role as World Cup host."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Opportunity, Career, Friends, Lies, World)

"It's silly to say it about a tennis player, but I'm an unbelievable hero in Germany. And Germany needs heroes more than any place."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Germany, Heroes, Needs, Silly, Tennis)

"I believe that everything in life happens for a reason."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Life, Reason)

"I believed in raising my children as I had been raised."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Children)

"The Treatise tries to analyze not only modern Western families, but also those in other cultures and the changes in family structure during the past several centuries."
- Gary Becker
(Related: Family, Past)

"Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Thought, Earth, End, First, Sea)

"I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Butterflies, Man, State, Vertigo)

"There's room for boys' and girls' football in the world-that's what I believe."
- David Beckham
(Related: Boys, Football, Girls, World)

"I'm not materialistic. I believe in presents from the heart, like a drawing that a child does."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Heart)

"I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I'm a spiritual person as well. I believe in creative visualization. So for me to go to America - which I find such a positive place - well, I took to it like a duck to water."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Positive, America, Spiritual, Visualization, Water)

"We then went through the audition process and picked a guy named Richard Campbell and he is no secret to L.A. players as he was with Natalie Cole for years and Three Dog Night."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Night, Years)

"I believe that the reason why I love painting so much is that it forces one to be objective. There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Love, Hate, Nothing, Painting, Reason, Sentimentality)

"I believe the reason I love painting so much is that it forces one to be objective."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Love, Painting, Reason)

"I never believe them when they say that because you really have to sort of be aware of what's going on in the news in order to get the jokes on the show."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Jokes, News, Order)

"There are some people who believe that these are not real stories with real people, but they actually are."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: People)

"Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Greatness, Strength, Being, Glory, Lies, Man, Right)

"The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Art, Happiness, Power, Being, Lies)

"Theology is a science of mind applied to God."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Science, God, Mind, Theology)

"Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death."
- Lyman Beecher
(Related: Death, Lie, Will)

"I tell women not to believe everything they read about fashion."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Women, Fashion)

"I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture, a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United States about eight or nine ago."
- Rand Beers
(Related: states, United)

"Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: Lie, Heart)

"If George W. Bush is given a second term, and retains a Republican Congress and a compliant federal judiciary, he and his allies are likely to embark on a campaign of political retribution the likes of which we haven't seen since Richard Nixon."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Congress, Nixon, Republican)

"If it was about lying under oath - we actually know that Clinton certainly was deceptive, as most people would be about their sex lives - but, in fact, he did not lie."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Sex, Lie, People, Fact, Lying)

"I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Power, Truth, People, Will)

"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)

"I'm a firm believer in doing things that scare you."
- Catherine Bell
"I was getting old, man. I was staring 27 in the face."
- Charlie Bell
(Related: Man, Old)

"The biggest threat to McDonald's lies within - and that is us as a company becoming complacent. There are a lot of companies that get fat, dumb and happy and take their eye off the ball and forget about serving customers."
- Charlie Bell
(Related: Company, Dumb, Eye, Forget, Lies)

"Australians are pretty blunt and we say things how they really are."
- Charlie Bell
(Related: Pretty)

"There are good days and there are bad days, and I've had my share of both."
- Charlie Bell
"Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Open, Questions, Reason)

"It is difficult for me to believe that quantum mechanics, working very well for currently practical set-ups, will nevertheless fail badly with improvements in counter efficiency."
- John S. Bell
(Related: Efficiency, Will)

"Every woman in her late 20s goes through a period where she just doesn't believe love is out there anymore, but it is. And I think the minute you stop looking for it is when it comes for you."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Love, Woman)

"I'm an awful driver. I'm not going to lie about it. I'm not a good driver. I tried for a long time to pretend that I was. There's a lot of road rage and a lot of times it's directed at something I've done on the road."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Lie, Road)

"I'm an awful driver. I'm not going to lie about it. I'm not a good driver. I tried for a long time to pretend that I was. There's a lot of road rage and a lot of times it's directed at something I've done on the road."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Lie, Road)

"Every woman in her late 20s goes through a period where she just doesn't believe love is out there anymore, but it is. And I think the minute you stop looking for it is when it comes for you."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Love, Woman)

"The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Lie, Man)

"It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Lie, Nation)

"I believe that time destroys everything. You can take one beautiful apple, red. After a while, it becomes shrivelled and full of worms, just like what happens to us."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Time)

"I know it's more five-star now than it was then, but it's still a difficult tour. In the same way as India and Pakistan players find it difficult coming to Australia. People sometimes have difficulty believing that."
- Richie Benaud
(Related: People, Difficulty, Now)

"I don't believe in blaming inanimate objects for anything."
- Peter Benchley
"I believe implicitly that every young man in the world is fascinated with either sharks or dinosaurs."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Man, World)

"And History will smile to think that this is the species for which Socrates and Jesus Christ died."
- Julien Benda
(Related: History, Christ, Smile, Will)

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

"It may be said that modern Europe with teachers who inform it that its realist instincts are beautiful, acts ill and honors what is ill."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Europe, May, Teachers)

"Nothing seems to me more doubtful than Aristotle's remark that it is probable the arts and philosophy have several times been discovered and several times lost."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Nothing, Philosophy)

"Peace, if it ever exists, will not be based on the fear of war but on the love of peace."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Fear, Will)

"The man of science, the artist, the philosopher are attached to their nations as much as the day-laborer and the merchant."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Science, Artist, Day, Man, Nations)

"All Europe, including Erasmus, has followed Luther."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Europe)

"I believe that the first 8 years are most important and the time in a child's life when parents must be absolutely and completely present."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Life, Time, First, Parents, Present, Years)

"I have always used the world of make-believe with a certain desperation."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Desperation, World)

"Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Work, Conviction, Quotations)

"Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Existence, Machine, Oil, Opinions)

"Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Experience, Lie, Cities, Memory, Past, Theatre)

"People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Life, People)

"Think before you act and act on what you believe."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Act)

"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Truth, Lie, Reason)

"All clients' needs and expectations are vastly different."
- Bruce Bennett
(Related: Clients, Expectations, Needs)

"As a head-hunter I get a lot of satisfaction from seeing my candidates do well and therefore my clients happy. I want to work with clients more as a partner than simply a head-hunter."
- Bruce Bennett
(Related: Work, Clients, Satisfaction, Want)

"Outside of being an actress, I feel like being out is the biggest way that gay people can change perception. There are people that give millions of dollars to gay organizations but are closeted to their own families."
- Jill Bennett
(Related: Change, People, Perception, Being, Gay)

"Marriage and the creation of families has been an integral part of our society since its creation; it should not be defined without the kind of involvement by the people which a constitutional process would require."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Marriage, Society, People, Creation)

"I am one who believes that we are, in fact, engaged in a worldwide war against terrorism. We must have the serenity to accept the fact that war is not going to go away if we ignore it."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: War, Fact, Serenity, Terrorism)

"For a man to come right out and say he does not believe in the Old Testament, I think many Catholics across the nation as well as the world are offended by Bill O'Reilly claiming he's an Irish Catholic."
- Stephen Bennett
(Related: Irish, Man, Nation, Old, Right, World)

"I know the history of the record business so well because I followed Billie Holiday into the record studios. It was so primitive compared to the sophisticated business today."
- Tony Bennett
(Related: Business, History, Holiday, Today)

"Great things are accomplished by talented people who believe they will accomplish them."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: People, Will)

"Now I believe that people need to understand what's happening in my campaign, and they're going to get three or four snapshots of that, with plenty of time before the first disclosure happens in June."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Time, People, First, June, Now)

"I believe in competition."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Competition)

"Family jokes, though rightly cursed by strangers, are the bond that keeps most families alive."
- Stella Benson
(Related: Family, Jokes, Strangers)

"Not much has been written about the Nereids of modern Greece. Wherever there is a warm, healing stream they believe that it flows from the breasts of the Nereids."
- James Theodore Bent
(Related: Greece, Healing)

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

"No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Government, Power, Religion, Belief)

"You don't realize how much a part of your character is part of yourself until you are no longer playing that character."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Character)

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

"That's a hard question, because I started skating when I was three, so I don't really remember life before it, and I don't know what it is like not to work hard at something."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Life, Work, Question)

"The meaning of life... I think the meaning of life is, I think it's love."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Life, Love, Meaning)

"There were a couple of years where I was skating and acting at the same time."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Time, Acting, Years)

"To us marriage is first, everything else is second."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Marriage, First)

"When I first started I was always known as The Girl on the Sitcom with the Funny Voice."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Funny, First, Voice)

"You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent, you can achieve success."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Success, Work, Being)

"Um, and I'm also very proud of my work on George of the Jungle 2."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Work, Jungle)

"I really take pride in the relationship that I have with my husband."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Husband, Pride)

"It's funny, I get really nervous when I audition for voiceovers."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Funny)

"If you're offered something, you're not really sure exactly what is that they saw in you that they think is the character so it's a little scary, I feel."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Character)

"I would love to re-visit Darla. I miss her. I really do."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Love)

"I trained 8 hours a day 7 seven days a week and I had 2 weeks off in a year."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Day)

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

"I only knew basic western trail riding. Nothing fancy."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Fancy, Nothing)

"And I'm not very coordinated, either. Only on ice skates, not in real life."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Life)

"I loved playing Darla."
- Julie Benz
"I don't think as big and as creative as Joss."
- Julie Benz
"I actually started, this year, doing some voiceovers. I did some radio spots, and some games."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Games)

"Everyone else trains just as hard as well and that there really is no such a thing as overnight success."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Success)

"During the rehearsal process I got thrown off the horse."
- Julie Benz
"Cause at the end of the day, honestly, at the end of the day when you're in your death bed and that's it, I think it's the relationships you've had and the people that you've touched and the people that have touched you that matter."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Death, People, Bed, Cause, Day, End, Relationships)

"But I never worked with a northern horse before. They are very different from western horses."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Horses)

"I think for me it was a natural transition to move full time into acting rather than figure skating."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Time, Acting)

"Psychoanalysts are not occupied with the minds of their patients; they do not believe in the mind but in a cerebral intestine."
- Bernard Berenson
(Related: Mind)

"Miracles happen to those who believe in them."
- Bernard Berenson
(Related: Miracles)

"From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament... the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy."
- Bernard Berenson
(Related: Life, Dream, Childhood)

"Very sorry can't come. Lie follows by post."
- Lord Charles Beresford
(Related: Lie, Post)

"A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Belief, Doubt, Superstition)

"If you really believe music is dangerous, you should let it go in one ear and out the other."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Music)

"I believe a lot in monogamy, let me tell you."
- Candice Bergen
"I was asking Charlie the most important questions, and you heard the answers."
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"Hey kid, do you want to come and talk to Charlie?"
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Talk, Want)

"But Charlie, Charlie, how can we ever really know anything? Charlie, what or who is God?"
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: God)

"The camera relieves us of the burden of memory. It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us. Yet no other god has been so cynical, for the camera records in order to forget."
- John Berger
(Related: God, Burden, Forget, Memory, Order)

"That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe."
- John Berger
(Related: Life, Existence)

"The basic fault lines today are not between people with different beliefs but between people who hold these beliefs with an element of uncertainty and people who hold these beliefs with a pretense of certitude."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: People, Beliefs, Fault, Today, Uncertainty)

"Our institute's agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Change, Work, Values, Beliefs, Culture, Study)

"I began to believe the fairy tales: You know, how we're all out there looking for our magical missing half."
- Michael Bergin
"We're still a great team. In your mind you can understand that but, emotionally, we needed to express the same belief. We came out full of fire and scored two early goals, two really beautiful goals, and that changed everything."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Belief, Goals, Fire, Mind)

"In its entirety, probably, it follows us at every instant; all that we have felt, thought and willed from our earliest infancy is there, leaning over the present which is about to join it, pressing against the portals of consciousness that would fain leave it outside."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Thought, Consciousness, Present)

"The political tradition of ancient thought, filtered in Italy by Machiavelli, says one thing clearly: every prince needs allies, and the bigger the responsibility, the more allies he needs."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Thought, Italy, Needs, Responsibility, Tradition)

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

"Doing films in Latin America is like an act of faith. I mean, you really have to believe in what you're doing because if not, you feel like it's a waste of time because you might as well be doing something that at least pays you the rent."
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Related: Time, Faith, Act, America, Waste)

"The psychology of a complex mind must differ almost as much from that of a simple, mechanized mind as its psychology would from ours; because something that must underlie and perhaps be even greater than sex is involved."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Sex, Mind, Psychology)

"What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!"
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Truth, Lies, Mothers, Sons, Taste)

"The investigator should have a robust faith - and yet not believe."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Faith)

"I believe though I do not comprehend, and I hold by faith what I cannot grasp with the mind."
- Saint Bernard
(Related: Faith, Mind)

"Properly practiced creativity must result in greater sales more economically achieved. Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted, believed, persuasive, urgent."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Creativity, Result, Sales)

"Our job is to sell our clients' merchandise... not ourselves. Our job is to kill the cleverness that makes us shine instead of the product. Our job is to simplify, to tear away the unrelated, to pluck out the weeds that are smothering the product message."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Cleverness, Clients, Job)

"I warn you against believing that advertising is a science."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Science, Advertising)

"I'm very much an optimist. I don't think I could do my work if I didn't believe there was some kind of hope for humanity."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Work, Hope, Humanity)

"I don't believe in karma."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Karma)

"When you stop to think about it, so many films today where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation. About alienated feelings. We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Feelings, Alienation, Today)

"Half the lies they tell about me aren't true."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Lies)

"And their conviction is that if it is done with that kind of purity it will go somewhere. I believe that with all my heart, but I'm not responsible for its going somewhere."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Heart, Conviction, Purity, Will)

"I never met a Jesuit before I applied for the order."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Order)

"When it comes to the cause of justice, I take no prisoners and I don't believe in compromise."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Cause, Compromise, Justice)

"If I told you the words, you wouldn't believe them anyway."
- Richard Berry
(Related: Words)

"It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: Change, People, Old, School)

"It is, I guess, politically correct, widely believed, that to say that American health care is the best in the world. It's not."
- Donald Berwick
(Related: Health, American, Care, World)

"I think health care is more about love than about most other things. If there isn't at the core of this two human beings who have agreed to be in a relationship where one is trying to help relieve the suffering of another, which is love, you can't get to the right answer here."
- Donald Berwick
(Related: Health, Love, Care, Help, Right, Suffering, Trying)

"Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position; denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd."
- Annie Besant
(Related: Experience, Denial, Proof)

"I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Ideas, Belief, Control, Mind, Practice, Right)

"I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time. I don't believe in diets. Have four pints one night, be healthy the next."
- Sophie Ellis Bextor
(Related: Time, Night, Waste)

"Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Gold, Innovation, Now, Pretty, Questions, Right)

"The Beliebers have done some pretty crazy stuff. Last week, the night before I was due to do a show in Germany, four girls went into a dumpster so they could sneak into the building. They climbed in and hid. When the guys working on the truck started getting the garbage they found them straight away. It was crazy."
- Justin Bieber
(Related: Building, Germany, Girls, Night, Pretty)

"Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Civilization)

"Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Men, Doubt)

"Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Belief, Optimism, Doctrine, Ugly)

"Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Knowledge, Belief)

"Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Lie, People, Right)

"I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people one knows the easier it becomes to replace them. It's one of the curses of London."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: People, Care, London)

"Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Heaven, Lies, Lying, Pretty, World)

"Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Belief, Absurdity, Opinion)

"Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: American, State)

"Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Truth, Doubt, Shadow)

"What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country. What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Country, Democrats, Republican, Republicans, Ruin)

"On the other hand, I believe there's hope, because the breakdown and the repair are happening simultaneously."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Hope)

"I don't believe in censorship in any form."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Censorship)

"Let me first state that I believe that marriage is a sacred union between one man and one woman."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Marriage, First, Man, State, Woman)

"Since 1935, this has been a pay-as-you-go system, and I always believed when I first started talking about Social Security that there was a little box that had my name on it and it had my benefits for when I retired. That is not true."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Benefits, First, Name, Security, Talking)

"I also believe that the Supreme Court should be the final arbiter of all federal questions."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Court, Questions)

"The idea was to make a movie ourselves with everyone playing a cameo role. Preferably before we all go, 'cos poor old Charlie Wilson was murdered, and of course Buster has gone."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Idea, Old, Poor)

"For I firmly believe that Jewish life, indeed any communal life, can only be organized according to democratic principles."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Life, Principles)

"With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Home, Father, Friend, Help, Ugly)

"My mother's sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Government, War, Mother, Strength, Months, Struggle)

"It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Development, Belief, Interest)

"Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Man)

"There are two sighs of relief every night in the life of an opera manager. The first comes when the curtain goes up The second sigh of relief comes when the final curtain goes down without any disaster, and one realizes, gratefully, that the miracle has happened again."
- Rudolf Bing
(Related: Life, Manager, Disaster, First, Night, Opera)

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

"I think I am pretty much melancholic."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Pretty)

"Acting is a tough business, and you need to be in good shape mentally and physically."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Business, Acting)

"I was so happy when they cast me in Chocolat, because it's one of my vices."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Vices)

"I try to see my films just once. it's like a dream you've been through when it's been intense, and you just have to go through it once more just to make sure you've had it."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Dream)

"I think it's the same simple thing for everyone - to be happy, and have love in your life."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Life, Love)

"Each new film is like a trial. Before I step in front of the camera, I do not know whether I am going to fall or whether I am going to fly - and that is exactly the way I want it to stay."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Film, Want)

"As an actress we don't beat one another. It's whoever's right for the part."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Right)

"Attraction is beyond our will or ideas sometimes."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Ideas, Will)

"Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films - as if all my characters were sisters - but I'm not so sure now."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Thought, Now, Sisters)

"Being a famous actress may give you a sense of being important, but believe me, it's just an illusion."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Being, Famous, Illusion, May, Sense)

"But I think it's a little different in Europe, because 40 is really the best age for a woman. That's when we hit our peak and become this ripe fruit."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Age, Europe, Woman)

"But I've never felt that being an actress is being in a comfortable place. It's seen from the outside that we're being driven in big cars and having these gorgeous suites and all of that. But come on, it's not about that."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Being)

"Choosing to be in the theatre was a way to put my roots down somewhere with other people. It was a way to choose a new family."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Family, People, Theatre)

"I think acting is about forgetting yourself in order to give the best of yourself. It's passing through you more than you're creating it. You're not the flower, but the vase which holds the flower."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Acting, Order)

"For me, habit is just a synonym for death."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Death, Habit)

"I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Change, Life, Experience, Acting, Being, Freedom, Limits, Prison)

"I don't believe in coincidence."
- Juliette Binoche
"I like travelling and if I have to come to Hollywood to make a movie I will, but otherwise I'd never move there. It's very much an industry town and that doesn't really interest me."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Hollywood, Interest, Will)

"I live for the present always. I accept this risk. I don't deny the past, but it's a page to turn."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Past, Present, Risk)

"I never felt being an actor or making a movie was an easy thing to do."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Actor, Being)

"I sometimes feel like I could do another job. Anything. Maybe because as an actress you're playing different characters, everything feels possible."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Job)

"But, you know, when I choose a film I need to believe in it and believe I can do something special with it, and after a while that means not trying to judge or analyze why I should do it. You have to follow this intuition thing, which is a mystery to me."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Film, Intuition, Mystery, Trying)

"My ambition is to have beautiful encounters, not to make money."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Money, Ambition)

"Movies are open doors, and at every door, I change character and life."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Change, Life, Movies, Character, Open)

"You must understand, I don't have to be happy to be happy."
- Juliette Binoche
"What makes a person sexy is when he's not trying to be sexy."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Trying)

"What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Life, Love, Adventure)

"There was probably something as a child I wanted to express, something unsaid that I needed to share."
- Juliette Binoche
"People think actors have such glamorous lives, but the truth is actors go where nobody wants to go."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Truth, People, Actors)

"My only ambition is to be true every moment I am living."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Ambition, Living)

"I would have loved to have met Marilyn Monroe and have dinner with her."
- Juliette Binoche
"Oh, I'll be forgotten too, don't worry."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Worry)

"Maybe it's because my mother divorced and my grandmother divorced, so maybe I'm frightened deep down. But then I also feel there is no real need. Why do I need to get married? To reassure me? No I don't need reassurance."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Mother, Deep, Reassurance)

"I won't do something just for the sake of working."
- Juliette Binoche
"I would say I'm humanly engaged."
- Juliette Binoche
"I'm not obsessed by looks. I think you can become a prisoner of your own image."
- Juliette Binoche
"I've never thought of my characters as being sad. On the contrary, they are full of life. They didn't choose tragedy. Tragedy chose them."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Life, Thought, Being, Tragedy)

"If you have everything, then you don't want to go on. It's the lacking that makes you search for something better."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Want)

"It's never been my purpose to become an American icon, or more famous or richer."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Purpose, American, Famous)

"Well what's funny is, again, people say they believed what was going on, but again, Bob's hands are about three times bigger than his feet. So these are very caricatured."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Funny, People, Feet)

"Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got."
- Larry Bird
(Related: Leadership, Giving, Play, Right, Will)

"Synergy and serendipity often play a big part in medical and scientific advances."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Medical, Play)

"When the Australian Government looked at how to meet the challenges, and the opportunities, presented by our ageing population, it saw that an all-encompassing approach was a prerequisite."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Government, Ageing, Population)

"We preserve the status quo, preserve existing systems."
- Julie Bishop
"We know we are entering a period of transformation in aged care."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Care)

"We know that so many of the conditions and diseases that we associate with ageing can often be prevented or in fact their onset delayed if we just took preventative steps earlier in our lives."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Ageing, Fact)

"We are increasingly recognising and accepting, respecting and celebrating, our cultural diversity."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Diversity)

"We are already seeing older people wanting greater choice in how, when and where they receive care."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: People, Care, Choice)

"Advances in science and medical research and public health policies have meant that life expectancy for Australians is one of the highest in the world."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Health, Life, Medical, Science, Public, Research, World)

"The strongest initiative that government can take to ensure Australia is prepared for population ageing, is to maintain a strong economy, and a secure nation."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Government, Ageing, Economy, Nation, Population)

"Ageing means a loss of a number of skills over time."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Time, Ageing, Loss)

"Prevention is one of the few known ways to reduce demand for health and aged care services."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Health, Care, Prevention)

"Our cultural diversity has most certainly shaped our national character."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Character, Diversity)

"It is a fact that governments tend to put in place policies and strategies in response to current scenarios."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Fact)

"Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Encouraging, Building, Prevention, Public, Support, Will)

"Dementia is not exclusively a problem of the developed world."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: World)

"Community care is a fundamental, an essential, an enduring part of our aged care system."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Care, Community)

"Australia is already a world leader in dementia research, treatment and care."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Leader, Care, Research, Treatment, World)

"Australia has an increasingly multicultural society."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Society)

"At the last census it indicated that about 22 per cent of Australians were born overseas."
- Julie Bishop
"And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Diet, Health, Exercise, Public, Today)

"Today it has been estimated that the average 70 year old has four chronic conditions and consumes an average of 35 PBS scripts per year for those conditions."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Old, Today)

"I firmly believe that the best way to stimulate our economy and create jobs is to let hard-working Americans keep more of their money - after all, the money belongs to them, not to Washington."
- Rob Bishop
(Related: Money, Americans, Economy, Jobs, Washington)

"This administration and the leadership in Congress appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work, thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Leadership, Work, Wealth, Congress)

"The fact is that America relies on Amtrak to move people."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: People, America, Fact)

"While the wealthiest families completely benefit from the tax cuts targeted towards the upper brackets, middle-income families were hit with the unwelcome surprise of higher taxes on tax day."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Day, Tax, Tax cuts, Taxes)

"People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: War, Lie, People)

"Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Politics)

"I can't believe I've been doing it so long. In the last three or four years, I've slowed down. I'm doing only the roles I really want to do."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Want, Years)

"I believe that people who do not vote in this country have no right to complain about the government that we are now living under. By the same token, if you don't really vote in television, you're never going to have your way. Write a letter to the president of the network."
- Bill Bixby
(Related: Government, People, Country, Living, Network, Now, President, Right, Television, Vote)

"I want to believe that those who have been appointed to accomplish this mission will be totally committed, devoting all their skills and determination to their work. I urge you to lend them your support so that, together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country."
- Paul Biya
(Related: Work, Determination, Country, Future, Mission, Support, Want, Will)

"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 do believe sometimes discipline is very important. I'm not just lying around like a lazy cow all the time."
- Bjork
(Related: Time, Discipline, Lying)

"Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe."
- Claudia Black
(Related: Trust, Perceptions)

"We have to be mindful that there is the certainty that terrorists will attempt to launch multiple attacks against their enemy, which is us and our allies."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Certainty, Enemy, Will)

"I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me."
- Conrad Black
(Related: Hope, Mind, Opinion)

"The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Change, Friend, Constitution, Enemy, Free speech, Revolution, Tyranny)

"My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives."
- James W. Black
(Related: Love, Music, Manager, Father, Singing)

"If I turn on the television, am I to believe that that is America? I'm sorry, I don't believe that's America."
- Karen Black
(Related: America, Television)

"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)

"If you're working out in front of a mirror and watching your muscles grow, your ego has reached a point where it is now eating itself. That's why I believe there should be a psychiatrist at every health club, so that when they see you doing this, they will take you away for a little chat."
- Lewis Black
(Related: Health, Eating, Ego, Now, Will)

"In my lifetime, we've gone from Eisenhower to George W. Bush. We've gone from John F. Kennedy to Al Gore. If this is evolution, I believe that in twelve years, we'll be voting for plants."
- Lewis Black
(Related: Evolution, Plants, Voting, Years)

"Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we've fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi's approach."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: People, American, Benefits, Republican, Republicans, Security)

"Our tax policies, the tax relief and reform we passed in 2003 and 2005, helped get government out of the way of America's entrepreneurs, and our unemployment rate is now lower than it was in the 1970s, the 1980s, and the 1990s."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Government, America, Entrepreneurs, Tax, Now, Reform, Unemployment)

"We fully believed, so soon as we saw that woman's suffrage was right, every one would soon see the same thing, and that in a year or two, at farthest, it would be granted."
- Antoinette Brown Blackwell
(Related: Right, Woman)

"I am a curious person and, believe it or not, I really do like to sit back and listen to people's stories."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: People)

"Even though mother's issues are not front page news, they touch us all personally, some more than others, and I believe passionately in the power of grassroots engagement."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Power, Mother, News)

"Most families need both parents to work. Moms need to be able to work and earn fair pay and have the flexibility in their jobs to also be primary caretakers."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Work, Flexibility, Jobs, Parents)

"Most jobs today are still structured the same way they were 50 years ago, when most families had someone who could stay at home."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Home, Jobs, Today, Years)

"Kids today are technologically sophisticated. In many families, they are far ahead of their parents."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Kids, Parents, Today)

"We are all capable of infinitely more than we believe."
- David Blaine
"I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing. I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself... I can only hope for the best and expect the worse."
- David Blaine
(Related: Hope, Feeling, Wonder)

"I believe that fear of life brings a greater fear of death."
- David Blaine
(Related: Death, Life, Fear)

"I am a passionate believer that Britain has benefited the whole world and that our heritage, our culture, our values and more importantly our people who created those things, are worth fighting for."
- Steve Blake
(Related: People, Values, Culture, Fighting, World, Worth)

"What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!"
- William Blake
(Related: Politics, Religion, Wife, Church, Brotherhood, Cruelty, Reason, Theatre)

"Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?"
- William Blake
(Related: Grief, Sorrow)

"He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise."
- William Blake
(Related: Life, Eternity, Flies, Joy, Kisses, Sun)

"A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent."
- William Blake
(Related: Truth, Lies)

"It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only."
- William Blake
(Related: Men, God, Angels, Holiness)

"I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works."
- Ken Blanchard
(Related: Experience, Life, Power, Blessings, Energy, Giving)

"We have witnessed the most extraordinary devastation. The magnitude of the situation is unbelievable. It's just heartbreaking."
- Kathleen Blanco
"Let me be clear - I want all Louisiana citizens to have choice - including the elderly and persons with disabilities - and their families - who rely on the state for their care."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Care, Choice, Elderly, State, Want)

"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)

"The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Men, Nature, Science, Difficulty, Materialism, Spirits)

"It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Nature, Belief, Acceptance, Existence, Rejection, Spirits, Theory, Unbelief, Unity)

"Does being a feminist mean that I believe that I'm as good as any man? Yes."
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Related: Being, Man)

"Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence."
- Countess of Blessington
(Related: Religion, Fear, Belief, Confidence, Superstition)

"I've made six films since I made Secrets and Lies but I still live in London and I'd love to do theater."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Love, Lies, London, Secrets, Theater)

"I always considered myself very successful even before the success of Secrets and Lies."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Success, Successful, Lies, Secrets)

"I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn't expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Thought, Attention, Film, Lies, Secrets)

"Now the idea about taking people abroad is that if they come over to Cyprus, which we have in mind, and bring their families and would have the possibility to defect after they would be ready to speak their mind, well I hope so."
- Hans Blix
(Related: People, Idea, Hope, Possibility, Mind, Now)

"But these realities will make themselves felt soon enough and while I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to resist the pressure of practical necessity."
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Eyes, Generations, Necessity, Pressure, Want, Will)

"The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies."
- Marc Bloch
(Related: Lies)

"There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of: almost every student entering the university believes, or says he believes, that truth is relative."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Truth, University)

"There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Soul, Existence, Magic, Practice, Speech)

"The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency - the belief that the here and now is all there is."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Belief, Failure, Vision, Books, Now)

"Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Belief, Values, Illusion, Reason)

"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)

"I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Criticism, Literature)

"I don't believe in myths of decline or myths of progress, even as regards the literary scene."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Progress, Literary, Myths)

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

"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)

"You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Success, Belief, Country, President, Succeed)

"Every one of my positions cuts - out half the country. I'm pro-choice, I'm pro-gay rights, I'm pro-immigration, I'm against guns, I believe in Darwin."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Country, Rights)

"And because no matter who you are, if you believe in yourself and your dream, New York will always be the place for you."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Dream, Will)

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

"The real evidence is not practically speaking in scholarship but in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practising Christians. Their lives are the proofs of their beliefs."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Christianity, Beliefs)

"We won the war, but we are losing the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq. It is past time for a new approach, one that relies on accountability, responsibility, and phasing down the scope of our military commitment."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Time, War, Commitment, Iraq, Losing, Military, Occupation, Past, Responsibility)

"Bill Clinton was in the line of great progressive presidents who faced the realities in his own time and applied innovative solutions to problems."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Time, Problems)

"We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Education, Society, Knowledge, Law, Liberty, Public, Shadow)

"I hardly expected the grand jury to sustain me, after they saw everything different from what it had been while I was there. Yet they did, and their report to the court advises all the changes made that I had proposed."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Court, Jury)

"Even that was all consumed after two days, and the patients had to try to choke down fresh fish, just boiled in water, without salt, pepper or butter; mutton, beef, and potatoes without the faintest seasoning."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Fish, Water)

"On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades, gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we came in sight of the long stone buildings."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Freedom, Sight)

"It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Sympathy, Kindness, Trouble, World)

"In our short walks we passed the kitchen where food was prepared for the nurses and doctors. There we got glimpses of melons and grapes and all kinds of fruits, beautiful white bread and nice meats, and the hungry feeling would be increased tenfold."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Food, Doctors, Feeling, Kitchen, Nurses)

"I took upon myself to enact the part of a poor, unfortunate crazy girl, and felt it my duty not to shirk any of the disagreeable results that should follow."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Duty, Poor, Results)

"I shuddered to think how completely the insane were in the power of their keepers, and how one could weep and plead for release, and all of no avail, if the keepers were so minded."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Power)

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

"People in the world can never imagine the length of days to those in asylums. They seemed never ending, and we welcomed any event that might give us something to think about as well as talk of."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: People, Ending, Talk, World)

"I had, toward the last, been shut off from all visitors, and so when the lawyer, Peter A. Hendricks, came and told me that friends of mine were willing to take charge of me if I would rather be with them than in the asylum, I was only too glad to give my consent."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Friends)

"I had never been near insane persons before in my life, and had not the faintest idea of what their actions were like."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Life, Idea, Actions)

"I had looked forward so eagerly to leaving the horrible place, yet when my release came and I knew that God's sunlight was to be free for me again, there was a certain pain in leaving."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: God, Pain)

"I always made a point of telling the doctors I was sane, and asking to be released, but the more I endeavored to assure them of my sanity, the more they doubted it."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Doctors, Sanity)

"How can a doctor judge a woman's sanity by merely bidding her good morning and refusing to hear her pleas for release? Even the sick ones know it is useless to say anything, for the answer will be that it is their imagination."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Imagination, Pleas, Sanity, Will, Woman)

"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
"All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one's mind. After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Thoughts, Fate, Mind, Months, Poor, World)

"I always had a desire to know asylum life more thoroughly - a desire to be convinced that the most helpless of God's creatures, the insane, were cared for kindly and properly."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Life, God, Desire)

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

"They were being driven to a prison, through no fault of their own, in all probability for life. In comparison, how much easier it would be to walk to the gallows than to this tomb of living horrors!"
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Life, Being, Fault, Living, Prison)

"People tend to believe the bad rather than the good."
- Giovanni Boccaccio
(Related: People)

"One of the problems of writing is that anyone who commits themselves to that process has to believe that they're good."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Problems, Writing)

"Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys, so does ancient sin cling to the low places, the depressions in the world consciousness."
- Dewitt Bodeen
(Related: Lie, Consciousness, Sin, World)

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

"The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things."
- John Boehner
(Related: Power, Opportunity, Chance, Lies, Majority, Value)

"Working Americans who believe in our country and who believe in our Constitution are saying, 'Enough is enough!'"
- John Boehner
(Related: Americans, Constitution, Country, Saying)

"Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards, I believe, the American family."
- John Boehner
(Related: Family, Marriage, American)

"It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused. And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress."
- John Boehner
(Related: People, American, Congress, Economy, Job, Jobs, Months, President, Pretty, Question, Reason)

"Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself."
- William J. H. Boetcker
(Related: Success)

"Because language is the carrier of ideas, it is easy to believe that it should be very little else than such a carrier."
- Louise Bogan
(Related: Ideas, Language)

"It has been a privilege beyond belief for me to have represented the State of Louisiana in Congress and to have been given the blessed assignment of U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See."
- Lindy Boggs
(Related: Belief, Congress, Privilege, State)

"It's like Willie Nelson. You're an artist and you have different styles inside of you."
- Suzy Bogguss
(Related: Artist)

"One of the things that I think is such a constant in country music is that the song is so much a story. I believe it is supposed to be based around a story."
- Suzy Bogguss
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Song)

"It's a mental fake-out to myself. I make believe I'm making a new show so I forget the material I was working on and make up some fresh material."
- Eric Bogosian
(Related: Forget)

"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)

"Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader, and fuller life."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Life, Progress, Will)

"I amused myself playing with the journalists."
- Brigitte Boisselier
"'I realize they say we are 'wacko' and 'out there, but we are the most rational of all."
- Brigitte Boisselier
"Freedom of love is freedom to say yes to many lovers."
- Brigitte Boisselier
(Related: Love, Freedom, Lovers)

"Every time new technology is introduced, especially involving reproduction, you get the 'yuck' effect."
- Brigitte Boisselier
(Related: Technology, Time, Effect)

"I am not the kind of girl who can trust a theory based on one person."
- Brigitte Boisselier
(Related: Trust, Theory)

"We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy. From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction. We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes. We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect."
- Sissela Bok
(Related: Power, Burden, Childhood, Delight, Experts, Mystery, Secrecy, Sense, Space)

"But every single damn thing matters! Only we don't realize. We just tell ourselves that art runs on one track and life, our lives, on another, and we don't realize that's a lie."
- Roberto Bolano
(Related: Art, Life, Lie)

"And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they're articulating."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: Policy, Ideas, Beliefs, Pressure, Support)

"And if you're getting a poll coming out month after month saying something and then all of a sudden does an enormous swing in one direction - you are dealing with a more volatile electorate than most people believe they have."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: People, Direction, Saying)

"Nigel might have an earlier date, but I think it's unprecedented from my memory. So it is a reminder to everybody that the public can move very rapidly on some issues and therefore what looks settled may not be."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: May, Memory, Public)

"But, having said that, believe me, as you get older, the parts dry up. They get less and less."
- Joseph Bologna
"The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Film)

"For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Time, Wedding, Home, Husband, Job, Symbol, Temptation, Years)

"I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Government, Lies)

"History is a set of lies agreed upon."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: History, Lies)

"I don't think anyone who has followed the progress of the Islamofascist terrorists who have threatened us believe we are going to be safe if we try a fortress mentality, to step back and say no one is going to hit us, they don't care about the United States. They do."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Progress, Care, states, United)

"Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: People, Knowledge, Beliefs, Thinking)

"Don't believe those who claim that only left wing parties really care about employment."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Care)

"I spent a lot of time feeling alienated and rejected."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Time, Feeling)

"Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
"The EU should have consolidated its different presences and purposes in Kosovo earlier."
- Emma Bonino
"Relief organizations both large and small are coordinating deliveries of food, clothing, water, and other basic necessities to those impacted by Katrina."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Food, Water)

"Towns and cities throughout the United States have opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Cities, Result, states, United)

"In an effort to provide my constituents with information on how they can make contributions to a number of relief and humanitarian organizations, I have posted a short list of these groups and contact numbers on my Internet website."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Effort, Information, Internet, Numbers)

"You see, idealism detached from action is just a dream. But idealism allied with pragmatism, with rolling up your sleeves and making the world bend a bit, is very exciting. It's very real. It's very strong."
- Bono
(Related: Dream, Action, Idealism, World)

"The less you know, the more you believe."
- Bono
"I absolutely believe in assimilation. I don't believe I'm any different from straight people. My wants and needs are the same as theirs. I don't look at sexual orientation as that big of a deal. It's just an orientation."
- Chastity Bono
(Related: People, Needs)

"Most executives, many scientists, and almost all business school graduates believe that if you analyze data, this will give you new ideas. Unfortunately, this belief is totally wrong. The mind can only see what it is prepared to see."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Business, Ideas, Belief, Mind, School, Scientists, Will, Wrong)

"Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Lie, Opportunity, Ideas, Waiting)

"Arnold has succeeded at every level, and I believe he is the only person that can unite the people of this state and lead California from its current dysfunctional condition to the bright future that all residents long for."
- Mary Bono
(Related: People, Future, State)

"I really believe action will always be there and will never disappear."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Action, Will)

"Being in an area of the planet where scientists believe mankind started is quite amazing."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Being, Mankind, Scientists)

"Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Content, Enjoyment, Man, Philosophy, State)

"As you make your bed, so you must lie in it."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Lie, Bed)

"I don't believe in atheists."
- Neal Boortz
"How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Christian, Authority, Challenge, Military, Question, Schools, Students)

"The Navy has changed a great deal. Not that the officers of my day were bad, because I served under a lot of good officers, believe me. But there were a few bad ones, too."
- Ernest Borgnine
(Related: Day, Navy)

"The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Religion, Science, Atheism, Religious, Superstition)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world."
- Max Born
(Related: Truth, Belief, Evil, Possession, World)

"There are two objectionable types of believers: those who believe the incredible and those who believe that 'belief' must be discarded and replaced by 'the scientific method."
- Max Born
"If one age believes too much it is natural that another believes too little."
- Ludwig Borne
(Related: Age)

"My wife says that my tombstone will read, 'Here lies Mr.C, who used to be Mr.B.' So I think that's probably what I'll be remembered for."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: Wife, Lies, Will)

"As a member of Congress, I believe it is the responsibility of those elected to represent the people at every level of government to ensure that our government works to ensure that every person who wants gainful employment has it."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Government, People, Congress, Responsibility)

"Iowa is home to teachers, farmers, lawyers, factory workers, and many others who work hard every day to provide the best for their families and their future."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Home, Work, Day, Future, Lawyers, Teachers, Workers)

"The pride people take in their work transcends to their homes, their education, families and communities."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Education, People, Pride)

"The resilience of these people is amazing. I am a great believer that the sooner we get things up and running in terms of sport in this area, the better."
- Ian Botham
(Related: People, Running)

"I didn't do this for the President. When I had this opportunity, not only was it work, but it was something that I could do, as an actor, for the victims and their families. Something I could give back."
- Timothy Bottoms
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Actor, President, Victims)

"I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage - which no previous society has ever believed."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Love, Marriage, Society, Sex)

"I passionately believe that's it's not just what you say that counts, it's also how you say it - that the success of your argument critically depends on your manner of presenting it."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Success, Argument)

"At the end of the competition, I played the Liszt concerto and I felt my head was on the block. Well, I won."
- Andre Boucourechliev
(Related: Competition, End)

"I always knew I would live in France."
- Andre Boucourechliev
(Related: France)

"People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests."
- James Bovard
(Related: Government, Lie, People, Now, Politicians, Public, Right)

"I was amazed at how easy it was for the Clinton Administration to basically cover what they did at Waco in the fog of lies and avoid any responsibility for it."
- James Bovard
(Related: Lies, Responsibility)

"Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Cure, Egotism, Name, Self, Sensibility)

"The innocent are so few that two of them seldom meet - when they do meet, their victims lie strewn all round."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Lie, Victims)

"Never to lie is to have no lock on your door, you are never wholly alone."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Lie)

"I haven't really had that many opportunities to play "lead" so I guess I jumped at the chance. I have also never done any "sci-fi" projects and thought it might be fun."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Thought, Chance, Fun, Play, Projects)

"I met Clinton at a benefit for teachers, which was a very good charity, but I met him for about 90 seconds, and I thought it was important to meet the leader of the free world. So I stood next to him for a photograph, and then apparently that's all it takes."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Leader, Thought, Charity, Teachers, World)

"I play a scientist in a futuristic world in which 99% of the men have been wiped out. As a result, the women are nearly all homosexuals and the children are cloned."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Men, Women, Children, Play, Result, World)

"I've had a little bad, bad media luck the new year. Well, apparently I'm dating Bill Clinton, which makes me nervous. I didn't know, though."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Dating, Luck, Media, New year)

"I've loved doing "E.R." for the quality of the writing and the great people I get to work with."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Work, Quality, People, Writing)

"It's a war of attrition. If you have patience and a modicum of faith in yourself your chances are not too bad."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Faith, War, Patience)

"I guess I'm not that aware of such a big fan base. I have a few core people who write me no matter what I'm doing, but I hardly have sacks of mail being dropped on my door!"
- Julie Bowen
(Related: People, Being, Mail)

"I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents."
- David Bowie
"They always say that jazz doesn't sell, but it's a lie, because it does sell, and it sells consistently year in and year out."
- Lester Bowie
(Related: Lie, Jazz)

"I believe in cooperating for the common good."
- Erskine Bowles
"I believe in working in a bipartisan manner."
- Erskine Bowles
"And I believe in having an administration that has clearly defined goals, objectives and time lines such that it and its people can be held accountable."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Time, People, Goals, Objectives)

"It will be about which candidate, which of the two candidates remaining, is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families, and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Positive, Difference, Will)

"The sky hides the night behind it, and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above."
- Paul Bowles
(Related: People, Horror, Lies, Night, Sky)

"I believe that I understand gangs better than others. Because they're formed out of necessity. They're formed by people to keep from being suppressed."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: People, Being, Necessity)

"I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Education, Religion, Belief, Christian, Christmas, Kids, Schools, Years)

"To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example; not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Cause, Democracy, Example, Military, Respect, World)

"I know from my constituency what is going on. Doctors that are told, begged, by mothers, 'Please don't write down that my child as asthma. Please lie and say it's bronchitis, because if you write down asthma, when my child turns 18 or 20 and has to get his or her own insurance, it will be a pre-existing condition.'"
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Lie, Doctors, Mothers, Will)

"Certainly, because the computer and computer language was still not as common as it is today. That's one of the reasons I believe Tron wasn't as popular back then as it is today."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Computer, Language, Popular, Today)

"I can't believe we're in the middle of the fifth season, and if this is all there is, my God, it went fast."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: God)

"As a fiscal conservative, I believe one of the most important roles the federal government can play in assuring that our economy remains strong is to keep our fiscal house in order."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Government, Conservative, Economy, Order, Play)

"It is time for Congress to provide relief for tobacco farmers. Since the 1930's tobacco production has been regulated by a quota system, which required farmers to purchase quota in order to grow tobacco."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Time, Congress, Order, Production)

"As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Army, Force, Job, Needs)

"If it is a crime to love the South, its cause and its President, then I am a criminal. I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a government such as yours."
- Belle Boyd
(Related: Government, Love, Lie, Cause, Crime, President, Prison)

"It's great to want to be part of something, but it's a different thing completely to believe wholly in some type of movement, and to give everything for that something."
- Brandon Boyd
(Related: Want)

"More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Love, Father, Discipline, Honesty, Compassion, Example, Understanding, Word)