Quotes and Sayings about Lying



"Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Flying, Learning)

"Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Taste)

"I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: Lying, Promise)

"Before high school ended, I started applying to college. It really wasn't even a choice because of the brainwashing of my parents."
- Tatyana Ali
(Related: Choice, College, Parents, School)

"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)

"On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down ."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Death, Lying)

"Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Dying, Lying)

"When you launch in a rocket, you're not really flying that rocket. You're just sort of hanging on."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Flying)

"It's a terrible thing to have to tell your fans, who have waited like Detroit's have, that their team won't win it this year. But it's better than lying to them."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Fans, Lying)

"While I don't script and I don't use other performers, I think my taste for underlying precision gives me something in common with Allan and George Brecht."
- David Antin
(Related: Taste)

"The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Truth, Efficiency, Lying, Trouble, Wishes)

"Revolutionaries do not make revolutions. The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and then they can pick it up."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Power, Lying)

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

"Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Being, Flying, Machines)

"Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Flying, Joy, Walking)

"It certainly is the duty of every true Christian, to esteem himself a stranger and pilgrim in this world; and as bound to use earthly blessings, not as means of satisfying lust or gratifying wantonness, but of supplying his absolute wants and necessities."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: Christian, Blessings, Duty, Lust, World)

"There's a lot of lying and these are people who are incredibly flawed, and not in very sort of empathetic ways, either. Some of the things they do are pretty awful and some of the things they do to each other are pretty awful."
- Will Arnett
(Related: People, Lying, Pretty)

"But I don't think the popularity of flying has diminished a bit."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Flying, Popularity)

"Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Flying)

"But hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance seldom reached by the best of Guns."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Birds, Flying)

"The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of a common underlying principle."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Nothing, Order)

"We've got ballots flying around, being counted by hand, arriving by truck and in God knows whose custody."
- David Axelrod
(Related: God, Being, Flying)

"The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Government, Progress, Collaboration, Fact)

"We were all flying around up and down the coast near Dunkirk looking for enemy aircraft which seemed also to be milling around with no particular cohesion."
- Douglas Bader
(Related: Enemy, Flying)

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

"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)

"Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Government, Privacy)

"Obama specializes in knocking down straw men. "I reject the view that says our problems will simply take care of themselves," he said, implying that's the view of Republicans. It's the view of almost no one."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Men, Care, Problems, Republicans, Will)

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

"There is not less wit nor less invention in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that thought."
- Pierre Bayle
(Related: Thought, Being, First, Invention, Wit)

"There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book, than in being the first author of the thought."
- Pierre Bayle
(Related: Thought, Being, First, Invention)

"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)

"They used to say, 'If we find a good black player, we'll sign him.' They was lying."
- Cool Papa Bell
(Related: Lying)

"A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Importance, Loyalty, Lying, Obedience)

"A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Perseverance, Fidelity, Lying)

"Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Death, War, Abortion, Diversity, May, Opinion, Weight)

"He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Etiquette, Lying)

"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)

"I think what I and most other sociologists of religion wrote in the 1960s about secularization was a mistake. Our underlying argument was that secularization and modernity go hand in hand. With more modernization comes more secularization."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Religion, Mistake, Argument, Modernity)

"There's nothing undignified about lying about all day and being waited on by servants, sipping bloody champagne."
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Related: Being, Day, Lying, Nothing)

"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)

"Right now, too many women who reach retirement age find themselves widowed or single, relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Age, Women, Income, Now, Retirement, Right, Security)

"There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Truth, People, Exaggeration, Lying)

"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)

"They have been saying for a long time that Iraq made an effort to import active uranium, and my colleague demonstrated the other day that they came to the conclusion that it was a fake document that everybody is relying upon."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Time, Day, Effort, Iraq, Saying)

"With attention deficit democracy, I am trying to wake up people to how the combination of mass ignorance, fear mongering by the government, and lying politicians is putting our entire system of government to a death spiral."
- James Bovard
(Related: Death, Government, People, Fear, Attention, Democracy, Ignorance, Lying, Politicians, Trying)

"Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror."
- Pappy Boyington
(Related: Boredom, Flying, Terror)

"You can get through your whole day only around people who will tell you that you're wonderful. But pretty soon they're going to have to be lying about that."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: People, Day, Lying, Pretty, Will)

"We go on multiplying our conveniences only to multiply our cares. We increase our possessions only to the enlargement of our anxieties."
- Anna C. Brackett
(Related: Possessions)

"It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected."
- John Bradshaw
(Related: Life, Truth, Lying, Pain, Reality, Thinking, Will)

"A love for humanity came over me, and watered and fertilised the fields of my inner world which had been lying fallow, and this love of humanity vented itself in a vast compassion."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Love, Compassion, Humanity, Lying, World)

"Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Balloons, Being, First, Flying, World)

"There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
(Related: Challenge, Expectation, Satisfaction)

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

"As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical world and one foot in the flying world. Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots, the pilots really don't know what they're saying."
- David M. Brown
(Related: Medical, Flying, Pretty, Saying, World)

"The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name."
- Sylvia Browne
(Related: Fear, Garden, Mind, Name)

"The whole of the global economy is based on supplying the cravings of two per cent of the world's population."
- Bill Bryson
(Related: Economy, Population, World)

"Feminism - the word - can give us a handle, a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge. Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin?"
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Feminism, Help, Word)

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

"It was OK for the media to pursue Former President Clinton year after year for lying about a private, consensual sexual affair, but we have five justices who committed one of the biggest crimes in American History, and it ceased to be a big story."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: History, American, Lying, Media, President)

"The men who made the war were profuse in their praises of the man who kicked the P.M. out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal, dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State."
- John Burns
(Related: Men, War, Lying, Man, Now, Office, State)

"I like, though, that people have a hunger to connect with other people. They're desperate to know that you're not lying to them or misleading them."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: People, Hunger, Lying, Misleading)

"So, I'm lying on the couch and Laura walks in and I say, 'Free at last,' and she says 'You're free all right, you're free to do the dishes.' So I say, 'You're talking to the former president, baby,' and she said, 'consider this your new domestic policy agenda.'"
- George W. Bush
(Related: Policy, Baby, Lying, President, Right, Talking)

"I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Hate, Lying, Mind)

"Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Lie, Superiority, Compliment, Lying, Respect)

"The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Lying)

"The next morning we saw nothing of the enemy, though we were still lying to."
- John Byng
(Related: Enemy, Lying, Nothing)

"Anyone of my generation who tells you he hasn't 'done Brando' is lying."
- James Caan
(Related: Lying)

"The degree of leverage now being reversed is staggering, and the underlying global imbalances - notably between the savers and the spenders - will require long and painful adjustment."
- Vince Cable
(Related: Being, Now, Will)

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

"Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: Act, Lies, Lying, Smile, Word)

"I was half asleep lying there writing this lyric in my head at about 3:30 in the morning. I woke Steve up with this idea and then we went into the living room where there was a little upright piano and finished the song. I wonder where that piano is now?"
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Idea, Living, Lying, Now, Song, Wonder, Writing)

"And then, when I thought about joining the Air Force, flying seemed like a natural extension of the motorcycling experience. You're going faster, higher. You're operating a machine that's a lot more powerful than you are."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Experience, Thought, Flying, Force, Machine)

"And, so I set my goals on astronaut because, as a military aviator, it was, I considered that to be about the peak of a flying career."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Goals, Career, Flying, Military)

"I don't use sex to sell records, obviously, but I'd be lying if I said that I don't feel like I have to make an effort to look good when I go out onstage, to wear something pretty."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Sex, Effort, Lying, Pretty)

"All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Thought, Books, Lying, Magic, Mankind)

"If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Lying, Sleep, Worry)

"Autobiography is probably the most respectable form of lying."
- Humphrey Carpenter
(Related: Autobiography, Lying)

"There is something bigger than fact: the underlying spirit, all it stands for, the mood, the vastness, the wildness."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Spirit)

"I was singing in a mall, and I picked a girl to come up onstage with me. As I was grabbing her hand, I fell off the stage. It felt like I was in the air forever, flying like Superman."
- Aaron Carter
(Related: Flying, Singing)

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

"Truth is a pain which will not stop. And the truth of this world is to die. You must choose: either dying or lying. Personally, I have never been able to kill myself."
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine
(Related: Truth, Dying, Lying, Pain, Will, World)

"There is an underlying, fundamental reliance on the Internet, which continues to grow in the number of users, country penetration and both fixed and wireless broadband access."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Country, Internet)

"With Clinton, there's no question that I would have made fun of his out-and-out lying. But he's also a good friend."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Friend, Fun, Lying, Question)

"Swift speedy time, feathered with flying hours, Dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Beauty, Time, Flying)

"Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Experience, Bed, Lying)

"I loved flying as much as I thought I would and continue to fly aircraft."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Thought, Flying)

"I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether she's telling the truth or lying. It meant making her partly sympathetic, and partly unsympathetic, which wasn't easy."
- Lee Child
(Related: Truth, Lying)

"The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friendship, Sympathy, Trying, Words)

"Life science research can be done on multiple platforms. Since we have a very small number of people flying into space, the more people you have, the better."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Life, Science, People, Flying, Research, Space)

"The bullying was hideous and relentless, and we turned it round by making ourselves celebrities."
- Julian Clary
"I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones."
- Henri Coanda
(Related: Power, Idea, Flying, Future, Land, Machine, Will)

"In my opinion, we should search for a completely different flying machine, based on other flying principles."
- Henri Coanda
(Related: Flying, Machine, Opinion, Principles)

"As I have been saying for more than a year now, turning this vital mission over to the Iraqi people as soon as possible should remain a topic of debate for Congress while relying on our military commanders to set up the timetable."
- Howard Coble
(Related: People, Commanders, Congress, Debate, Military, Mission, Now, Saying)

"I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit."
- Jacqueline Cochran
(Related: Business, Travel, Adventure, Flying, Mind, Spirit, State, World)

"I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly."
- Bessie Coleman
(Related: Experience, Women, Difficulties, Flying, Open, School)

"Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Imagination, Talent, Genius, Action, Being, Lying, Reason, Understanding)

"A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Time, Deals, Destruction, Flying, Space, Word)

"The power of lying is much less than the power of what is not to be discussed."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Power, Lying)

"Lying just for the fun of it is either art or pathology."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Art, Fun, Lying)

"I used to think that it didn't make any difference how far you ran if you had a good, strong musculoskeletal system and no underlying cardiovascular problems."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Difference, Problems)

"Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies."
- F. M. Cornford
(Related: Art, Enemies, Friends, Lying, Propaganda)

"Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies."
- Frances Cornford
(Related: Art, Enemies, Friends, Lying, Propaganda)

"The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur."
- John Corry
(Related: Flying, Stars)

"'Never again' is the rallying cry for all who believe that mankind must speak out against genocide."
- Jon Corzine
(Related: Genocide, Mankind)

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

"Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable, when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you, he takes the words as he finds them lying interrelated about him."
- Robert Creeley
(Related: Lying, Man, Mind, Now, Words)

"We were flying on a winged vehicle that would do reentry different than we had ever done before. So all of those were firsts. Test pilots truly love firsts."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Love, Flying)

"Cool things happen. Ace's guitar flies through space, goes through a hole, and blows up. I throw drumsticks and they come flying at you."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Flies, Flying, Guitar, Space)

"The sexual deviance - I'd be lying if I said I didn't miss that; but we do have hints of it but in a more psychological way and therefore more human way, arguably. Or certainly to the extent that the animated series takes that sexuality."
- Marton Csokas
(Related: Lying, Sexuality)

"There are some good people. But a good chunk of them will lie for no reason at all - it'll be ten o'clock and they'll tell you it's nine. You're looking at the clock and you can't even fathom why they're lying. They just lie because that's what they do."
- John Cusack
(Related: Lie, People, Lying, Reason, Will)

"I would never withhold information about the murder of my man Biggie, or anybody else. It's just silly and ridiculous. The accusations are just flying out. All I've been trying to do all my life is to make great music."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Life, Music, Accusations, Flying, Information, Man, Murder, Silly, Trying)

"I wouldn't abandon nobody. I would be lying if I said I was just talking to everybody."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Lying, Talking)

"I wish to Christ I could make up a really great lie. Sometimes, after an interview, I say to myself, 'Man, you were so honest - can't you have some fun? Can't you do some really down and dirty lying?' But the puritan in me thinks that if I tell a lie, I'll be punished."
- Willem Dafoe
(Related: Lie, Christ, Fun, Lying)

"I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Flying, Greece, Iraq)

"I was trying to spend it as quickly as possible. Because I'm so lazy, all that money created a block. I was flying around the world, staying at fancy hotels, having fun and trying to get rid of it as quickly as possible, so I could get on with some more work."
- Evan Dando
(Related: Money, Work, Fancy, Flying, Fun, Trying, World)

"If you take one rivet out of an airplane, it will be all right, it'll keep flying. You take another rivet out of the airplane and it still flies. So what the heck, let's take more rivets out of the airplane, and sooner or later, the airplane drops from the sky."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Flies, Flying, Right, Sky, Will)

"It was as though all my hostilities, anxieties, and conflicts were in one ball that was flying away into space, farther from me all the time, leaving me content with myself."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Time, Content, Flying, Space)

"Every performer who ever performed in rock and roll or even close to it is lying if they tell you that they weren't influenced in some way or another by Elvis Presley. He turned the world around."
- Mac Davis
(Related: Lying, World)

"Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags. It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs, and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Flags, Flying, Houses, Man, Sheep)

"We are the nation the most powerful, the most armed and we are supplying arms and money to the rest of the world where we are not ourselves fighting. We are eating while there is famine in the world."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Money, Eating, Famine, Fighting, Nation, Rest, World)

"With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Acting, Lying, Play)

"I didn't do it because of the underlying greed that's prevailing, but it is about greed, doing the right thing at the right time using your clout when you have it and what for and what reason."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Time, Greed, Reason, Right)

"It pisses me off, people are idiots, but what are you going to do? The world is full of idiots. That's why we'll never have flying cars. People don't know how to drive."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: People, Flying, Idiots, World)

"The Liberals are the flying saucers of politics. No one can make head nor tail of them and they never are seen twice in the same place."
- John G. Diefenbaker
(Related: Politics, Flying, Liberals)

"I am flattered that they think that many people would enjoy my work. I don't approach any genre a different way than I may approach another one. I treat every role I do like a role worthy of applying whatever kind of tactic, process and talent I have."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Work, Talent, People, May)

"Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Courage, Fire)

"I was painting sets, working in editorial as an assistant, driving their trucks, lying that I knew how to drive a truck, and doing commercials and documentaries."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Driving, Lying, Painting)

"Bullying wasn't okay in elementary school and it isn't okay now, especially when it comes in the form of a U.S. Supreme Court decision."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Decision, Court, Now, School)

"When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then you can go flying."
- Donald Wills Douglas
(Related: Flying, Weight)

"Willie Mays was the best ever. When I was in college I once made a catch like the one Mays made over his head. Sometimes when I'm lying in bed at night I think about it. It still makes me warm."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Bed, College, Lying, Night)

"I ate a bug once. It was flying around me. I was trying to get it away. It went right in my mouth. It was so gross!"
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Flying, Right, Trying)

"Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Flying, Fun, Worth)

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

"There is no great sport in having bullets flying about one in every direction, but I find they have less horror when among them than when in anticipation."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Anticipation, Direction, Flying, Horror)

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

"Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God, I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane. I said, if I have a stroke on a plane, I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor."
- Anthony Edwards
(Related: Hope, Flying, Want, Yesterday)

"Pop science goes flying off in all kinds of fashionable directions, and it often drags a lot of SF writers with it. I've been led astray like that myself at times."
- Greg Egan
(Related: Science, Flying, Writers)

"There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Appearance, Discovery, Feeling, Intuition, Laws, Lying, Order)

"Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?"
- George Eliot
(Related: Experience, Men, Lying)

"We will all, someday, experience death, and become obsolete as a dead leaf falling from a tree, crushed by passersby to ashes underlying the earth."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Experience, Death, Earth, Will)

"They told me I had been sick twelve days, lying like dead all the while, and that Whirlwind Chaser, who was Standing Bear's uncle and a medicine man, had brought me back to life."
- Black Elk
(Related: Life, Lying, Man, Medicine)

"I looked below and saw my people there, and all were well and happy except one, and he was lying like the dead - and that one was myself."
- Black Elk
(Related: People, Lying)

"Many psychoanalysts refused to let me speak at their meetings. They were exceptionally vigorous because I had previously been an analyst and they were very angry at my flying the coop."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Flying, Meetings)

"You've got to keep things flying."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Flying)

"Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Curiosity, Lying)

"We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral."
- Epictetus
(Related: Lies, Lying)

"It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble."
- Epicurus
(Related: Fear, Lying, Trouble)

"I seem to have been everywhere in the last 30 years, maybe not in the epicenter but flying around the periphery of extraordinary events and equally extraordinary people."
- Rupert Everett
(Related: People, Events, Flying, Years)

"When lying, be emphatic and indignant, thus behaving like your children."
- William Feather
(Related: Children, Lying)

"So people think I'm lying about my age all the time? It's the records that are wrong. I've never told anyone how old I am. The minute they ask me, I say 'That's none of your business.' So that means I've never once lied about my age. Now that's true!"
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Age, Business, People, Time, Lying, Now, Old, Wrong)

"And I'd be lying if I told you that as a black man in baseball I hadn't gone through worse times than my teammates."
- Curt Flood
(Related: Baseball, Lying, Man)

"The focus and the concentration and the attention to detail that flying takes is a kind of meditation. I find it restful and engaging, and other things slip away."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Attention, Detail, Flying, Focus, Meditation)

"Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Money, Manipulation, Word)

"I won't tolerate lying."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Lying)

"The good thing about flying solo is it's never boring."
- Steve Fossett
(Related: Flying)

"Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing."
- Redd Foxx
(Related: Health, Dying, Hospitals, Lying, Nothing)

"I also focus on Bush and his administration - who do a lot of lying - and how a right-wing media has allowed them to get away with a lot of stuff that, in a different media environment, they probably wouldn't be able to get away with."
- Al Franken
(Related: Environment, Focus, Lying, Media, Right)

"I wrote two plotted books, got some of the fundamentals of storytelling down, then... it's sort of like taking the training wheels off, trying to write a book that's fun in the same way without relying on quite such mechanical or external beats."
- Jonathan Franzen
(Related: Books, Fun, Training, Trying)

"To me, horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he's telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly, as he or she is telling it, there's something that gives them away. They're not telling me the truth."
- Jonathan Frid
(Related: Truth, Friend, Horror, Lying)

"Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Belief, Arguments, Freedom)

"A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Belief, Arguments, Economy, Freedom, Want)

"I take them seriously but I try not to read them. I take them personally, that's why I don't read them. I think people are lying when they say they don't care, that's not true. I take them personally."
- Antoine Fuqua
(Related: People, Care, Lying)

"I've been actually really very pleased to see how much awareness was raised around bullying, and how deeply it affects everyone. You know, you don't have to be the loser kid in high school to be bullied. Bullying and being picked on comes in so many different forms."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Awareness, Being, School)

"I could have gone on flying through space forever."
- Yuri Gagarin
(Related: Flying, Space)

"I was walking along and this chair came flying past me, and another, and another, and I thought, man, is this gonna be a good night."
- Liam Gallagher
(Related: Thought, Flying, Man, Night, Past, Walking)

"I thought you were supposed to be flying this thing, not pleasuring it."
- Paul Gallagher
(Related: Thought, Flying)

"I could not claim them because I was not supposed to be flying in combat."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Flying)

"In the early 1930s, flying from England to Australia was the longest flight in the world. It was considered extremely dangerous and hazardous, pushing pilots to the limits of mechanical skills and human endurance. Aviation was young."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Aviation, Endurance, EnglFlying, Limits, World)

"French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Architecture, Design, Community)

"The beautiful thing about when you go through a slide is that you learn from it. Not just saying that you learn from it, but applying the things that you have learned."
- Kevin Garnett
(Related: Saying)

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

"I think I usually have quite ordinary dreams. Sometimes my dreams take me to other dimensions. I can travel in my mind especially when I'm dreaming I focus my mind on what I want to dream. If I want to fly, I focus on flying."
- Uri Geller
(Related: Dreams, Travel, Flying, Focus, Mind, Want)

"I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Boldness, Danger, Lying, Name, Violence)

"Euphemism is a euphemism for lying."
- Bobbie Gentry
(Related: Lying)

"Now we are flying off into outer space, there is no clear curb on what can be done in the name of the economy."
- Susan George
(Related: Economy, Flying, Name, Now, Space)

"All my life, I've never been able to get enough airplanes. This will keep me flying every day."
- Hoot Gibson
(Related: Life, Airplanes, Day, Flying, Will)

"Boot Camp was great and very interesting. You got to use live rounds of ammunition and got to do a lot of crawling around with live rounds flying around you, so you really had to learn to keep your ass down - everything down for that matter."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Flying)

"Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Art, Acting, Lies, Lying)

"We took up the offer with the BBC, and that was Monty Python's Flying Circus. I didn't have to submit my ideas to the group. I used to turn up on the days we recorded with a can of film under my arm, and in it went."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Ideas, Film, Flying)

"As a label, you have to treat every group and every record as a unique entity. I think that that has been our success, rather than relying upon a fan base."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Success)

"Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Poetry, Time, Bed, Expression, Lying, Night, Party, Public, Thinking, World)

"A lot of these things will fly in later forms on the space station themselves, or a later form of that research will, once they kind of find out some of the basics from flying it on shuttle."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Flying, Research, Space, Will)

"Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind."
- William Golding
(Related: Flying, Sleep, Wind)

"Everything has changed. The flying changed. The airports have changed."
- Eydie Gorme
(Related: Flying)

"Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, Denial, Lying)

"The process of learning requires not only hearing and applying but also forgetting and then remembering again."
- John Gray
(Related: Hearing, Learning)

"I'm naturally going to react to that and he'll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I'm relating what he's playing."
- Benny Green
(Related: Character, Lying)

"Its attitude, which it has preached and practiced, is skepticism. Now, it finds, the public is applying that skepticism to the press."
- Thomas Griffith
(Related: Attitude, Now, Press, Public, Skepticism)

"I'd like to have the flying car, I think that'd be really cool."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Car, Flying)

"The right to be let alone is the underlying principle of the Constitution's Bill of Rights."
- Erwin Griswold
(Related: Constitution, Rights)

"Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesn't mean only artistic creativity, although that's part of it. It means being yourself, not just complying with the wishes of other people."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Life, People, Creativity, Being, Living, Wishes)

"I've never met or spoken to David Lee Roth, yet it's rather ironic that even he's saying Eddie's lying about things. I'm saying he's not telling the truth, yet Eddie insists that the two of us are lying! You be the judge."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Truth, Lying, Saying)

"First we attacked the Russian soldiers with our gases, and then when we saw the poor fellows lying there, dying slowly, we tried to make breathing easier for them by using our own life-saving devices on them."
- Otto Hahn
(Related: Life, Dying, First, Lying, Poor, Soldiers)

"There is no great invention, from fire to flying, which has not been hailed as an insult to some god."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: God, Fire, Flying, Insult, Invention)

"I can't tell you how much we laughed on the set to have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big, furry dog that's flying a space ship."
- Mark Hamill
(Related: Flying, Space)

"He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric, and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and thousands of others are either angry or consoled."
- Pete Hamill
(Related: Lying, Rhetoric)

"By the time I came out, that kind of stopped it. The bullying stopped when I claimed myself and proved that I wasn't afraid. A lot of it was when I was hiding when I was younger."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Time)

"I was very limited in what I could do with flying saucers, because they're just a metal disc. I had to try and put character in as if they were intelligently guided."
- Ray Harryhausen
(Related: Character, Flying)

"Lying can never save us from another lie."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Lie, Lying)

"Information from destructive activities going back a hundred years right up until today is being incorporated into the system. And as that happens the underlying framework of industrialism is collapsing and causing disintegration."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Being, Information, Right, Today, Years)

"The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired."
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: History, Science, Events, May, Order)

"If you look at the history of big obstacles in understanding our world, there's usually an intuitive assumption underlying them that's wrong."
- Jeff Hawkins
(Related: History, Obstacles, Understanding, World, Wrong)

"Support for alternate languages will largely depend on the underlying OS."
- Bill Hayden
(Related: Support, Will)

"As we look forward to freedom, the shining city on the hill and the best days of America lying ahead, it is the men and women in uniform who protect, defend and make us proud to whom we should look and give thanks every night."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Men, Women, America, Freedom, Lying, Night)

"There was very little suicide among the men of the North, because every man considered it his duty to get killed, not to kill himself; and to kill himself would have seemed cowardly, as implying fear of being killed by others."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Men, Fear, Being, Duty, Man, Suicide)

"Reason we call that faculty innate in us of discovering laws and applying them with thought."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Thought, Laws, Reason)

"When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Birds, First, Flying)

"I started in live television and I've done a lot of live TV and that's really the thing that I love best. I love flying by the seat of my pants."
- Florence Henderson
(Related: Love, Flying, Television)

"If anyone wonders why the airlines are not doing well it is because flying has been made such an unpleasant and degrading experience."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Experience, Flying, Wonders)

"When I went off to the army when I was 17 years old, I believed in America and the rights of freedom. But today I believe my government is lying to the American people and that my president, George Bush, is a criminal."
- Jack Herer
(Related: Government, People, America, American, Army, Freedom, Rights, Lying, Old, President, Today, Years)

"When I started out, I preferred to watch my films without music, as its presence tends to mask the underlying pace of the film. I felt I could feel the rhythm of the film better without music to influence me."
- Paul Hirsch
(Related: Music, Film, Influence)

"It is a happy thing that there is no royal road to poetry. The world should know by this time that one cannot reach Parnassus except by flying thither."
- Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Related: Time, Poetry, Flying, Road, World)

"A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong."
- Horace
(Related: Purpose, Mankind, Pride, Right, Vices, Wrong)

"I just find it thrilling, especially when I totally lock in to the person that I am doing and I'm really flying... I suppose I am hiding myself when I sing as these other people."
- Jane Horrocks
(Related: People, Flying)

"Alan White and I spent the next two or three years working together on this. We developed what is known a stochastic volatility model. This is a model where the volatility as well as the underlying asset price moves around in an unpredictable way."
- John Hull
(Related: Years)

"So, when I say 'match the hatch', if the fish are taking the nymph, and you're actually producing a replica of a flying insect, you'll catch fresh air."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Fish, Flying)

"With all the weird surroundings of outer space the basic underlying theme of the show is a philosophical approach to man's relationship to woman. There are both sexes in the crew, in fact, the first officer is a woman."
- Jeffrey Hunter
(Related: Fact, First, Man, Sexes, Space, Woman)

"It was all about flying round the world, working hard, being on the cover of Vogue, making money. It wasn't fun. It was exhausting, but I was young and convinced I knew best."
- Rachel Hunter
(Related: Money, Being, Flying, Fun, World)

"Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Race)

"I'm afraid of flying."
- Allison Janney
(Related: Flying)

"We had a very exhaustive, extensive search for the guy that is going lead our football team over the next few years. We spent about two months in an in-depth interview process, and Bret came out with flying colors. We are absolutely thrilled that he is our head coach."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Coach, Colors, Flying, Football, Months, Years)

"Every nut who kills people has a Bible lying around. If you're looking for violent rape imagery, the Bible's right there in your hotel room. If you just want to look up ways to screw people up, there it is, and you're justified because God told you to."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: God, People, Bible, Lying, Right, Want)

"The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Life, Bed, Lying, Man)

"It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falsehood in the world."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Lying, World)

"Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law."
- June Jordan
(Related: Sister, Brother, Habits, Language, Law, Lying, Schools, Self, Speech, Writing)

"True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Nature, Lying, Measure, Patience)

"I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man. I was lying to the press."
- Roger Kahn
(Related: Baseball, Lying, Man, Press)

"Conditions were so hard. To send the news out, telex was the only means, but telex was very rare in Africa. So if somebody was flying to Europe, we gave him correspondence to send after he arrived."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Europe, Flying, News)

"Do you know, that is the root of the whole trouble - has been one of the roots at any rate - is people hearing things and then imagining some more and magnifying it and multiplying it."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: People, Hearing, Trouble)

"A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of a carcass dressed and hung up in a butcher's stall passes as food."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: Food, Lying, Sheep)

"Having the benefit to our society, not only here in the United States but throughout the world with the amount of invention you get from having a space program, is well worth the risk that an individual like myself has to take by flying in the vehicle."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Society, Flying, Invention, Risk, Space, states, United, World, Worth)

"Later, after flying in the Navy for four or five years, spending some time on an aircraft carrier, I applied to and was accepted in a program where I went to graduate school first and then to the Naval Test Pilots School."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Time, First, Flying, Navy, School, Years)

"After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago, I think we were reminded of the risk. All of us, though, have always known that the Space Shuttle is a very risky vehicle, much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Airplanes, Flying, Loss, Risk, Space, Years)

"Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible."
- Lord Kelvin
(Related: Flying, Machines)

"I remember laughing an inordinate amount of time. Setting up scenes that involve ooze coming out basements, or pigs' heads flying through windows is really fun. How could you not laugh?"
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Time, Flying, Fun, Windows)

"In the underlying bill, I think the authors of the legislation, those in support of it, understand the use of the Mississippi River. Yes, there is commercial navigation on it, and there will be tomorrow."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Legislation, Navigation, Support, Tomorrow, Will)

"The American foreign policy trauma of the sixties and seventies was caused by applying valid principles to unsuitable conditions."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Policy, American, Foreign policy, Principles)

"Anyone who claims to be good at lying is obviously bad at lying. Thus - as a writer myself - I cannot comment on whether or not writers are exceptionally good liars, because whatever I said would actually mean its complete opposite."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Lying, Writer, Writers)

"People who believe in flying saucers are the scrapings from the bottom."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: People, Flying)

"I don't find slashing and blood flying everywhere to be scary. I just find it repulsive."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Blood, Flying)

"I have avoided becoming stale by putting a little water on the plate, lying on the plate, and having myself refreshed in a toaster oven for 23 minutes once every month."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Lying, Water)

"I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Women, Idea, Being, Deceit, Lying, Manipulation, Will, Woman)

"Writings scatter to the winds blank checks in an insane charge. And were they not such flying leaves, there would be no purloined letters."
- Jacques Lacan
(Related: Flying, Letters)

"I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Travel, People, Flying, Want)

"Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Age, Character)

"Driving a motorcycle is like flying. All your senses are alive. When I ride through Beverly Hills in the early morning, and all the sprinklers have turned off, the scents that wash over me are just heavenly. Being House is like flying, too. You're free of the gravity of what people think."
- Hugh Laurie
(Related: People, Being, Driving, Flying, Gravity, Senses)

"You always hear actresses talk about how unromantic it is to act a love scene or a sex scene - which it is. You're doing it with all these lights on and cameras flying around and people on the set."
- Sheryl Lee
(Related: Love, Sex, People, Act, Flying, Talk)

"The best thing about lying in bed late is that you learn to distinguish between first things and trivia, for whatever presses on you has to prove its importance before it makes you move."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Bed, First, Importance, Lying)

"A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Communication, Lies, Lying)

"I'd be lying if I said I wasn't angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Anger, Disappointment, Lying, Past)

"A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Wife, Christian, Eating, Humility, Listening, Lying, Man, Pride, Reading, Sleep, State, Temperance, Thankfulness)

"Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere."
- Flora Lewis
(Related: Religion, Democracy, Dignity, Freedom, May, Philosophy)

"I had that flying wheel tattooed on my forehead and on my butt."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Flying)

"Politeness is only one half good manners and the other half good lying."
- Mary Wilson Little
(Related: Lying, Manners, Politeness)

"Politeness is half good manners and half good lying."
- Mary Wilson Little
(Related: Lying, Manners, Politeness)

"My command, less than ten thousand, had found the battle on the Plank road in retreat, little less than a panic. In a few hours we changed defeat to victory, the broken divisions of the Third Corps rallying in their rear."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Victory, Battle, Defeat, Road)

"Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Ego, Lying)

"The underlying message of the Lancet article is that if you want to understand aggressive behaviour in children, look to the social and emotional environment in which they are growing up, and the values they bring to the viewing experience."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Experience, Values, Children, Environment, Growing up, Want)

"I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Religion, Faith, Building, Disorder, Flying)

"I hoped the dramatic power of the play would rest on that tension between elegant structure - the underlying plan is that you see the first and last meeting of every couple in the play - and inelegant emotion."
- Patrick Marber
(Related: Power, Emotion, First, Meeting, Play, Rest, Tension)

"Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another."
- Herbert Marcuse
(Related: Morality)

"Have you ever, on a cloudless night, looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless, glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads. Stretching on and on, one province to the next. With only the stars in the distance."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Canada, Cities, Flying, Night, Stars)

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Art, Politics, Remedies, Trouble, Wrong)

"If you're lying, you're lying."
- John C. Maxwell
(Related: Lying)

"Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights."
- George B. McClellan
(Related: Peace, People, Rights, Guidance, Suffering, Universe, Weakness)

"I longed to fly. I was paid in flying lessons and, by the time I was 13, I'd logged 100 hours at the controls."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Time, Flying)

"And the two planes that were taking the band and crew that we had taken out to San Diego were flying out after the show. And so I was never supposed to be on that plane."
- Reba McEntire
(Related: Flying)

"It's difficult to do that internally, because you're flying five, six hours."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: Flying)

"I'm not too good at lying still in the sun."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: Lying, Sun)

"Take the situation of a scientist solving a problem, where he has certain data, which call for certain responses. Some of this set of data call for his applying such and such a law, while others call for another law."
- George Herbert Mead
(Related: Law)

"Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Age, Flying, Nothing, Old)

"Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Lying, Washington)

"The American flag, Old Glory, standing tall and flying free over American soil for 228 years is the symbol of our beloved country. It is recognized from near and afar, and many lives have been lost defending it."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: American, Country, Flying, Glory, Old, Symbol, Years)

"Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear."
- Dan Millman
(Related: Success, People, Fear, Successful, Willpower, Apathy, Doubt, Key)

"I know of no sentence that can induce such immediate and brazen lying as the one that begins, 'Have you read - .'"
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Lying)

"I say to consumers: instead of relying totally on critics, drink what you like and like what you drink."
- Robert Mondavi
"I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Lie, Injury, Lying)

"And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others."
- Thomas More
(Related: Will)

"I would bend over backward to be back on Grey's. Any day, I'll choose lying in bed with Katherine Heigl looking over me over getting thrown against walls by supernatural persons at 5 in the morning."
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan
(Related: Bed, Day, Lying, Supernatural)

"It has been popular to threaten "small islands and low-lying coasts" with scenarios of disastrous future flooding. The Maldives has been the most utilised target. We have undertaken a careful analysis of actual sea level changes in the Maldives. No rise has been recorded either in the present or the past centuries."
- Nils-Axel Morner
(Related: Future, Islands, Past, Popular, Present, Sea)

"When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me."
- Steven Morrissey
(Related: Death, Life, Bed, Lying)

"I'm not sure I always feel like I'm in the seat. Sometimes I'm only holding on by one hand and flying out behind the roller coaster. I don't know anybody who doesn't feel that way."
- David Morse
(Related: Flying)

"The only difference between a dead skunk lying in the road and a dead lawyer lying in the road is that there are skid marks around the skunk."
- Patrick Murray
(Related: Difference, Lying, Road)

"And so, I was not a military test pilot, but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying scientists and people who were not military test pilots, that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning."
- Story Musgrave
(Related: People, Flying, Interest, Military, Scientists)

"The difference is that with fame comes a spotlight, one which has recently made it impossible to ignore the fact that more and more of those folks we place on pedestals aren't even pausing to consider an option other than lying."
- Michael Musto
(Related: Difference, Fact, Fame, Lying)

"I don't know about you, but I can tell when someone's lying. They can't look you in the eye - they look you in the bridge of your nose."
- Michael Musto
(Related: Eye, Lying)

"Seat assignment didn't matter if you're flying Dallas to Houston and you did it 38 times a day. People just got on, you didn't sit next to your wife, and it was a 45-minute flight. It didn't matter."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Wife, People, Day, Flying, Houston)

"If you had told me I'd be making 62 tomorrow, I'd say you were lying."
- Aaron Neville
(Related: Lying, Tomorrow)

"He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Dance, Day, First, Flying)

"The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Lie, Lies, Lying)

"In the morning he was lying dead on one of the beds fully clothed. He was dead. I got the impression he wanted to go, and I must have killed him. I can't remember strangling him. I just sat there shocked."
- Dennis Nilsen
(Related: Impression, Beds, Lying)

"My doctor asked me how many golf balls I had hit in my career. I'm lying there in bed calculating somewhere between four and five million golf balls I had hit to do that on my body."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Bed, Body, Career, Golf, Lying)

"Being away for the weekends, and me being the international player that I have been for those 30 years, I've spent a lot more time flying around the world, playing different golf tournaments around the world."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Time, Being, Flying, Golf, World, Years)

"No Man is richer for having his Estate all in Money, Plate, etc. lying by him, but on the contrary, he is for that reason the poorer."
- Dudley North
(Related: Money, Lying, Man, Reason)

"Human beings are going to be relying on natural resources for a long time."
- Gale Norton
(Related: Time)

"I didn't want to start relying on what someone else thought was right. It was easier to go away all together."
- Kim Novak
(Related: Thought, Right, Want)

"I have like 250 letters that I have to whittle it down to 150. Only then do you have the whole overview of a book. When it was finally edited, at least my take was, everybody's lying. You know?"
- Don Novello
(Related: Letters, Lying)

"There's no point in lying saying I am doing really, really well because I'm not; I'm cult level."
- Gary Numan
(Related: Lying, Saying)

"Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Education, First, Flying, Innovation, May)

"The transformation scene, where man is becoming insect and insect has become at least man and beyond that - a flying, godlike, shimmering, diaphanous, beautiful creature."
- Michael O'Donoghue
(Related: Flying, Man)

"The decision that has to be made was whether it was material, whether he knew he was lying under oath, whether he did it willfully. I think that's required of any prosecutor who is charged with an investigation of this."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Decision, Investigation, Lying)

"All this flying around got on my nerves. But then I gave the script to Cathy to get her opinion. When she started to laugh, it was like 'That's it!'. I went to LA and I got the part."
- Ed O'Neill
(Related: Flying, Nerves, Opinion)

"We said we would leave no stone unturned to get to Germany and now we are applying the same philosophy towards our tournament preparations."
- John O'Neill
(Related: Germany, Now, Philosophy)

"As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me."
- George Orwell
(Related: Flying, Trying)

"If anybody says their facelift doesn't hurt, they're lying. It was like I'd spent the night with an axe murderer."
- Sharon Osbourne
(Related: Hurt, Lying, Night)

"Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery."
- Ovid
(Related: Cunning, Difference, Knavery, Lying)

"Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue with enthusiasm after the War."
- Wilfred Owen
(Related: War, Enthusiasm, Flying, Profession)

"When I was flying to Rome, we flew over London; I felt like bursting into tears. It's part of me, so I can't leave London behind for good."
- Robert Pattinson
(Related: Flying, London, Rome, Tears)

"Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Society, Difficulty, Joy, Pleasure)

"As was to be expected, the discovery of the nervous apparatus of the salivary glands immediately impelled physiologists to seek a similar apparatus in other glands lying deeper in the digestive canal."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Discovery, canal, Lying)

"I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably. A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne, and suddenly it's like you're on a roller coaster."
- Amanda Peet
(Related: Flying, Key)

"It's only when you're flying above it that you realize how incredible the Earth really is."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Earth, Flying)

"And, you run also video because to fly this arm, you're relying mostly on some external camera views that may be coming from the arm itself or from the station."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: May)

"Flying is awful, there's nothing to do when you're up in the air. I bloat up, my skin gets dry, and when we hit turbulence, I'm terrified."
- Daniela Pestova
(Related: Flying, Nothing, Skin)

"I think there's a little bit of sizzling here. Honestly, I can feel it. The ions are flying back and forth."
- Regis Philbin
(Related: Flying)

"My dad served in two wars has been flying airplanes for 60 years now. He was certainly quite an inspiration."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Dad, Inspiration, Airplanes, Flying, Now, Years)

"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: Time, Flying, Hell, Rest)

"The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the state."
- Plato
(Related: Home, Lie, Lying, May, Privilege, State)

"At the end of the first Halloween, when I shot 6 bullets into Michael Myers, John Carpenter said, Let's get a shot of you looking out of the window and seeing no one lying there."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: End, First, Lying)

"I knew from the beginning that privacy was going to be a huge issue, especially with regard to applying Total Information Awareness in counterterrorism. Because if the technology development was successful, a logical place to apply it was inside the United States."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Technology, Successful, Development, Awareness, Beginning, Information, Privacy, states, United)

"Our assessment of socio-economic worth is largely a sham. We scientists should not lend ourselves to it - though we routinely do. We should, instead, insist on applying the criterion of quality."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Quality, Scientists, Worth)

"The underlying principles of strategy are enduring, regardless of technology or the pace of change."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Change, Technology, Strategy, Principles)

"Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Business, Money, Philanthropy, Thinking)

"The easiest gift to give my husband is anything to do with airlines and flying."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: HusbFlying)

"For that reason you can't write with music playing, and anyone who says he can is either writing badly, or not listening to the music, or lying. You need to hear what you're writing, and for that you need silence."
- Philip Pullman
(Related: Music, Listening, Lying, Reason, Silence, Writing)

"Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Death, War, Abortion, Diversity, May, Opinion, Weight)

"And also the new excitement and variety of ways that the abstract expressionists were applying paint. You could put it on as though it were colored air and it would be painting."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Excitement, Painting, Variety)

"I have to say that flying on Air Force One sort of spoils you for coach on a regular airline."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Coach, Flying, Force)

"I thought Erica Jong's Fear of Flying was one of the biggest pieces of crap that I've ever read in my life."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Life, Thought, Fear, Flying)

"There is both a skill factor and an effort factor in dream recall. People can develop dream recall skills, such as lying still in the morning and writing down whatever comes to mind."
- Henry Reed
(Related: People, Dream, Effort, Lying, Mind, Skill, Writing)

"After he was assassinated, his family and the men who had served him continued the lying and began the destruction, censoring and hiding of JFK's medical records."
- Richard Reeves
(Related: Family, Medical, Men, Destruction, Lying)

"The later it gets the more disturbed the city becomes. I go with Albert through the streets. Men are standing in groups at every corner. Rumours are flying. It is said that the military have already fired on a procession of demonstrating workers."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Men, Flying, Military, Workers)

"98% of the people who get the magazine say they read the cartoons first - and the other 2% are lying."
- David Remnick
(Related: People, Cartoons, First, Lying)

"Lying is done with words and also with silence."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Lying, Silence, Words)

"When you perform in front of an audience after only two days of rehearsal, you're flying by the seat of your pants - particularly when they're rewriting the show right up to the moment the camera goes on."
- Michael Richards
(Related: Flying, Right)

"I remember lying on the floor of the living room with headphones on when I was four or five years old, listening to the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Listening, Living, Lying, Night, Old, Years)

"I knew when I grew up, I always wanted to be a liar, and if you're in television, you're lying because you're just pretending to be yourself much like I'm doing now."
- John Ritter
(Related: Lying, Now, Television)

"Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word received with a religious respect."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Ambition, Lying, Religious, Respect, Word)

"Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Success)

"The right way to reign in healthcare costs is not by applying more government and more controls and making it more like the post office, it's by making it more like a consumer-driven market."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Government, Healthcare, Office, Post, Right)

"But I could also start F1 or rallying. I love rallying much more."
- Valentino Rossi
(Related: Love)

"What we're seeing early on is Democrats rallying around Al Gore, Republicans rallying around George Bush and the difficulty of anybody else to get any room in the race."
- Stuart Rothenberg
(Related: Democrats, Difficulty, Race, Republicans)

"One of the most amazing things I got from the film, so much green screen, there are so many moments and it really taught me about how important it is to have an intention when flying, when going somewhere and having an intention."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Film, Flying, Intention, Moments)

"A good puzzle, it's a fair thing. Nobody is lying. It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you."
- Erno Rubik
(Related: Lying)

"The privatization law draft was recently released and I believe that very soon we will start applying it, of course taking into consideration the provisions of UNMIK (United Nations Mission in Kosovo)."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Consideration, Draft, Law, Mission, Nations, Will)

"The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Sports, Achievement, Behavior, Consequences, Crime, Race)

"The essence of lying is in deception, not in words."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Deception, Lying, Words)

"No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Age, Purpose, Knight, Lying, Preaching)

"See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Lying, Salvation, Security)

"You will not be carried to Heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Bed, Heaven, Lying, Will)

"I get to pretend I'm flying into space, and hang out with my friends. That's what I do for a living."
- Jeri Ryan
(Related: Flying, Friends, Living, Space)

"The underlying process in Northern music tends to be slower and continuous, whatever's happening on the surface; in Southern music the underlying process is always faster."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Music)

"Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Flying)

"I see it all the time in politics. If a candidate gets caught in a lie, he quickly tries to change the subject by throwing more mud at his opponent. The mud keeps flying until some of the slanderous material sticks."
- Joe Scarborough
(Related: Change, Time, Politics, Lie, Flying)

"We must move in our recovery from one addiction to another for two major reasons: first, we have not recognized and treated the underlying addictive process, and second, we have not accurately isolated and focused upon the specific addictions."
- Anne Wilson Schaef
(Related: Addiction, First)

"I saw the booster, not Sputnik, flying by, and I said, maybe this is the way we should be going, not just sitting back waiting for something to happen."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Flying, Waiting)

"To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life. Every politician has lied about something because they are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections."
- Peter Schuyler
(Related: Finance, Life, Elections, Interest, Lying, Public)

"Until we totally change the way we elect our leaders, until we remove private money from public campaigns, lying will be the de facto method of governance in this country."
- Peter Schuyler
(Related: Change, Money, Country, Leaders, Lying, Public, Will)

"We need to work our level best in this legislative session to help grow Montana's economy, so that grandchildren can stay in Montana, grandchildren can visit their grandmother and grandfather by driving across town, not flying across the country."
- Brian Schweitzer
(Related: Work, Country, Driving, Economy, Flying, Help, Montana, Visit)

"I'm very phobic about flying, but I'm also drawn to it."
- Martin Scorsese
(Related: Flying)

"Howard Hughes was this visionary who was obsessed with speed and flying like a god... I loved his idea of what filmmaking was."
- Martin Scorsese
(Related: God, Idea, Flying)

"If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver. If a writer is silent, he is lying."
- Jaroslav Seifert
(Related: Lying, May, Writer)

"I never really did Christmas before. Christmas Day? I mean - what's that? What's it all about? I was always flying on Christmas Day."
- Monica Seles
(Related: Christmas, Day, Flying)

"No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Truth, Being, Lying)

"On the other hand, if there's an underlying core of poetry that I go to, I go to the sea. I've lived on the sea all my life. I live on the sea in Cape Breton."
- Richard Serra
(Related: Poetry, Life, Sea)

"Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!"
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Men, Old, Vice)

"I hate flying, flat out hate its guts."
- William Shatner
(Related: Flying, Hate)

"I feel very confident that Americans flying in the air are safe and that only under the most dire of circumstances would our pilots ever even request permission to do that."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Americans, Circumstances, Flying)

"I am of opinion that it is highly requisite forthwith to pass a law, prohibiting upon great penalties all trade with our enemies, and more especially the supplying of them with arms, ammunition or provisions of any kind whatsoever."
- William Shirley
(Related: Enemies, Law, Opinion, Trade)

"The problem is going to be finding the right words and implementing it in a way that is really dealing with people that are inciting and not preventing honest discussion of the underlying causes of this horrendous political situation the world is in now."
- Clare Short
(Related: People, Causes, Now, Right, Words, World)

"We spend millions of dollars per year supplying more than adequate meals and a Koran to every detainee along with a prayer rug that meets their religious standards."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Koran, Prayer, Religious)

"He was mostly leaping tall buildings in the beginning. There were cases where he would leap off a tall building or swoop down, and at that point he would look like he was flying, I suppose. It was just natural to draw him like that."
- Joe Shuster
(Related: Beginning, Building, Flying)

"And I agreed the feeling of action as he was flying or jumping or leaping - a flowing cape would give it movement. It really helped, and it was very easy to draw."
- Joe Shuster
(Related: Action, Feeling, Flying)

"I would be lying if I said the journalism doesn't reflect my own choices as a reporter and a writer: what to say, what to emphasize, how to say it, what is true or untrue."
- David Simon
(Related: Choices, Journalism, Lying)

"I'm a Utilitarian, so I don't see the rule against lying as absolute; it's always subject to some overriding utility which may prevent its exercise."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Exercise, Lying, May)

"My innovation involved taking an idea from the telecommunications and banking industries, and applying that idea to transportation business."
- Frederick W. Smith
(Related: Business, Idea, Innovation)

"I propose a Constitutional Amendment providing that, if any public official, elected or appointed, at any level of government, is caught lying to any member of the public for any reason, the punishment shall be death by public hanging."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Death, Government, Lying, Public, Punishment, Reason)

"Lying is like alcoholism. You are always recovering."
- Steven Soderbergh
(Related: Lying)

"Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Lying, Violence)

"I began to pray those same fervent prayers, lying in bed at night, hoping to see a scroll unrolled from the ceiling with a message from God just for me."
- James Green Somerville
(Related: God, Bed, Lying, Night)

"Lying is the most simple form of self-defence."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Lying, Self)

"Lying is an elementary means of self-defense."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Lying, Self)

"Lying under oath, and encouraging lies under oath, does go to the very heart and soul of what courts do. If we say we don't care, let's forget about courts, and we'll just have other ways of figuring out how to handle disputes."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Soul, Heart, Encouraging, Care, Forget, Lies, Lying)

"The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you've got to play by the rules. It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter. You just tell the truth."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Truth, Idea, Justice, Law, Nothing, Play, Rules)

"I like summer. I like warmer weather and long days. I'm one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun - my children are horrified!"
- Danielle Steel
(Related: People, Children, Lying, Silly, Summer, Sun, Weather)

"I was obliged to stand there, holding the leash of this creature for their welcoming publicity shots, implying that this was some kind of image the decided to have of me."
- Barbara Steele
(Related: Publicity)

"In 1975 I decided that there was no future in flying (airline jobs were impossible to get, and who wants a job where you are judged only by seniority?) and headed off to grad school."
- W. Richard Stevens
(Related: Flying, Future, Job, Jobs, School)

"We were racing at circuits where there were no crash barriers in front of the pits, and fuel was lying about in churns in the pit lane. A car could easily crash into the pits at any time. It was ridiculous."
- Jackie Stewart
(Related: Car, Time, Lying, Racing)

"Having played many roles of scientific intellect I do have an empathy for that world. It's been hard on me because flying the Enterprise for seven years in Star Trek and sitting in Cerebro in X-men has led people to believe that I know what I'm talking about. But I'm still trying to work out how to operate the air conditioning unit on my car."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Car, Work, People, Empathy, Flying, Intellect, Talking, Trying, World, Years)

"I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew so well."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Earth, Eyes, Lying)

"In applying this subject to the melancholy event, which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop, we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle, of whom we have been speaking."
- John Strachan
(Related: Melancholy)

"If you want to maintain a sustainable supply of fish you have to farm the fish, rather than mine them. So putting your money into fishing fleets that are going to exacerbate the problem by over-fishing is not the way to preserve the underlying asset."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Money, Fish, Fishing, Want)

"I'm better for it and I prefer to keep things simple and see what sounds I can get out of my head and hands rather than relying on a sound that someone else created."
- Andy Summers
(Related: Sound)

"You can't have a situation in which companies proceed on a permanent basis relying only on cash from the government."
- Larry Summers
(Related: Government)

"They said, 'If we put you in first class with Brian, will you do it?' So I flew after not having flown in eight years. If there's one person who doesn't like flying as much as me, it's Brian."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Class, First, Flying, Will, Years)

"The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Feet, Want)

"I felt like I was flying without a net. But once I realized that the audience was my partner, I was flying a jet, because the people would allow me to develop the character on stage."
- Loretta Swit
(Related: People, Character, Flying)

"Sure, you would lose more bombers without fighters, but, flying in formation, you could get the job done."
- Stuart Symington
(Related: Flying, Job)

"When he's late for dinner, I know he's either having an affair or is lying dead in the street. I always hope it's the street."
- Jessica Tandy
(Related: Hope, Lying)

"As has repeatedly been stated, the underlying hypothesis, which in a number of cases has been supported by direct experimental evidence, is that each gene controls the production, function, and specificity of a particular enzyme."
- Edward Lawrie Tatum
(Related: Production)

"No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic."
- A. J. P. Taylor
(Related: War, Reason)

"They forbade me from flying, despite all my protests and arguments. After being once in space, I was desperately keen to go back there. But it didn't happen."
- Valentina Tereshkova
(Related: Arguments, Being, Flying, Space)

"There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Thoughts, Lying, Man, Pen)

"I don't think homosexuality is a choice. Society forces you to think it's a choice, but in fact, it's in one's nature. The choice is whether one expresses one's nature truthfully or spends the rest of one's life lying about it."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Life, Nature, Society, Choice, Fact, Homosexuality, Lying, Rest)

"History suggests that attempts to privatize Medicare by relying on private companies to offer Medicare benefits in rural America simply will not work."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: History, Work, America, Benefits, Will)

"I don't have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing."
- Billy Bob Thornton
(Related: Fear, Flying)

"I quit flying years ago. I don't want to die with tourists."
- Billy Bob Thornton
(Related: Flying, Tourists, Want, Years)

"Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision."
- James Thurber
(Related: End, Flying, Man, Will, World)

"Whenever I did a good performance, my Dad and my uncles, who were rabid movie fans, took me to the movies. There began my underlying love affair with film."
- Mel Torme
(Related: Dad, Love, Movies, Performance, Fans, Film)

"I want to do feature films. I am flying to Malaysia to be in another feature film. We will be filming that in Malaysia, the Phillipines, and back in California."
- Thuy Trang
(Related: Film, Flying, Want, Will)

"An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox."
- Francois Truffaut
(Related: Actor, Lying)

"Nixon is one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: History, Time, Country, Lying, Nixon, Office, Talking)

"Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd lie just to keep his hand in."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Time, Truth, Lie, Lying, Nixon)

"I was nicknamed Skeeter in Little League because I was small and fast, like a mosquito flying across the outfield."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: Flying)

"If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country it is by reversing that policy which made us simply the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food."
- Eamon de Valera
(Related: Food, Policy, Hope, Country, Garden, Kitchen, Prosperity)

"Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education, of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life, to the strength of our economy, to our security in many dimensions will continue to be the most important message."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Life, Science, Technology, Quality, Strength, Economy, Importance, Research, Security, Will)

"One ends up relying on pure musical inspiration, and failing that, the music won't lead to anything good, or it will alienate all but the most die-hard fans."
- Boris Vian
(Related: Music, Inspiration, Fans, Will)

"There is no real justification for a requirement that a budget of any sort should be balanced, except as a rallying point for those who seek to hamstring government."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Government, Justification)

"When he is late for dinner and I know he must be either having an affair or lying dead in the street, I always hope he's dead."
- Judith Viorst
(Related: Hope, Lying)

"Time is flying never to return."
- Virgil
(Related: Time, Flying)

"I am flying back to New York as I write this. I will never forget these wonderful 35 days and I would go back to Copenhagen in a heartbeat to work there again."
- Tony Visconti
(Related: Work, Flying, Forget, Will)

"I was caught up in the hysteria during the Vietnam era, which was brought about through Marxist propaganda underlying the so-called peace movement."
- Jon Voight
(Related: Peace, Propaganda, Vietnam)

"The real truth is that the Obama administration is professional at bullying, as we have witnessed with ACORN at work during the presidential campaign. It seems to me they are sending down their bullies to create fist fights among average American citizens who don't want a government-run health care plan forced upon them."
- Jon Voight
(Related: Health, Work, Truth, Government, American, Care, Want)

"Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: People, Courage, Lying, Responsibility, Sense, Solidarity)

"What TV is extremely good at - and realize that this is "all it does" - is discerning what large numbers of people think they want, and supplying it."
- David Foster Wallace
(Related: People, Numbers, Want)

"But as someone pointed out earlier, it is not really about fairness; it is about taking finite resources and applying them where they will have the most effect."
- Jim Walsh
(Related: Effect, Will)

"My main point is to entertain in a way that is unique and different from what anybody else id doing; to apply my voice in a way that nobody else in the industry is applying theirs."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Voice)

"In this play we're dealing with relative truths - who's lying, who's telling the truth. But underneath that, Ed and I have hit this deeper level of intimacy between old friends that comes out in the play."
- Fred Ward
(Related: Truth, Friends, Intimacy, Lying, Old, Play)

"The time to worrying about flying is when you're on the ground. When you're up in the air, it's too late. No point in worrying about it then."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Time, Flying)

"To me, flying free is doing what I want to do, even if it's different from what everybody expects me to do. I'm flying free when I win the battle between me and the people who thought I should go down this road and I find my own road."
- Crystal Waters
(Related: Thought, People, Battle, Flying, Road, Want)

"The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it - aliens."
- Alan Watts
(Related: Common sense, Culture, Myths, Universe)

"There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Hatred, Lying, Pain, Present)

"The essential is to excite the spectators. If that means playing Hamlet on a flying trapeze or in an aquarium, you do it."
- Orson Welles
(Related: Flying)

"Advertising is legalized lying."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Advertising, Lying)

"It was around the summer of 1982 when the drug problem really impacted. It became a lifestyle rather than a recreation. When you start lying and stealing, you cannot con yourself you're in control any more."
- Irvine Welsh
(Related: Control, Lying, Recreation, Summer)

"I don't take criticism lying down."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Criticism, Lying)

"But the Bible speaks against it, and because the Bible speaks against it, we allow rampant sin including homosexuality and lying, and to me lying is just as b ad as homosexuality, and we've allowed this sin to run rampant in our nation."
- Reggie White
(Related: Bible, Homosexuality, Lying, Nation, Sin)

"What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Art, Duty, Lying, Old)

"In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!"
- Lucinda Williams
(Related: Bed, Lying, Singing)

"Everybody should have an equal chance - but they shouldn't have a flying start."
- Harold Wilson
(Related: Chance, Flying)

"I remember lying down for a nap one day at about 4:00 and walking up at 11:00 the next morning."
- April Winchell
(Related: Day, Lying, Walking)

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

"The agendas on the management side of the table now are not in sync like they used to be because you have vastly different entities supplying programming to networks."
- Dick Wolf
(Related: Management, Now, Programming)

"The worst kind of lying I've ever done is keeping things from people."
- Elijah Wood
(Related: People, Lying)

"Of course, the wind sort of swept up and the music was flying around in mid air and they were trying to play off it. You had to be there. It was quite funny."
- Roy Wood
(Related: Funny, Music, Flying, Play, Trying, Wind)

"They still have some money, and they have needs to supply. They must begin immediately to pool their earnings and organize industries to participate in supplying social and economic demands."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Money, Needs)

"The failure of the system to deal quickly was attributable to Nixon's lying, stonewalling and refusal to come clean. So it took 26 months for the final truth to be known."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Truth, Failure, Lying, Months, Nixon)

"There's hostility to lying, and there should be."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Lying)

"The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm."
- Alexander Woollcott
(Related: Ability, English, Flying)

"You know, I'm an eagle, flying around in the mountains."
- Link Wray
(Related: Flying, Mountains)

"No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Flying, Machine, Paris, Will)

"The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies."
- Wilbur Wright
(Related: Fact, Flying, Machines)

"I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success."
- Wilbur Wright
(Related: Pet, Success, Flying, Future, Help, Machine, Sense, Theories, Will)

"I am relying on the theory that playing golf is just like riding a bike and that I haven't forgotten how."
- Jennifer Wyatt
(Related: Golf, Theory)

"If you clean it up, get analytical, all the subtle joy and emotion you felt in the first place goes flying out the window."
- Andrew Wyeth
(Related: Emotion, First, Flying, Joy)

"I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit."
- Chuck Yeager
(Related: Fear, Dying, Flying, Machine)

"Stop relying only on technology.Technology can help the qualified, well-trained human being but cannot replace him."
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: Technology, Being, Help)

"Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions."
- John Yoo
(Related: Enemy, Faces)

"The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying. If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street, or kicking a dog, I go completely mad."
- Susannah York
(Related: Injustice, Woman)

"Some of the poetic writers who insert passages of realism in their texts have no underlying philosophy to uphold them, and revert to realism."
- Marguerite Young
(Related: Philosophy, Realism, Writers)

"Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks."
- Lin Yutang
(Related: Society, Lying)

"People will sooner aid a sick dog lying on the sidewalk than to try to find shelter for a sick person. It's too much to deal with."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: People, Lying, Will)

"I remember just lying in the grass, staring at the clouds, wondering where they drifted off to after they floated over Texas. I never would have imagined that one day I would follow one of those clouds and find myself in Hollywood."
- Renee Zellweger
(Related: Clouds, Day, Hollywood, Lying)

"In the lead up to the Iraq war and its later conduct, I saw at a minimum, true dereliction, negligence and irresponsibility, at worse, lying, incompetence and corruption."
- Anthony Zinni
(Related: War, Corruption, Incompetence, Iraq, Lying)

"The unique danger today is the possibility that we may face longer-term stagnation as a consequence of relying too heavily on borrowed money."
- Mortimer Zuckerman
(Related: Money, Possibility, Danger, May, Today)