Quotes and Sayings about Maxim



"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."
- John Adams
(Related: Government, Power, Trust, Danger, Liberty, Living, Man, Maxim, Public)

"Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people."
- John Quincy Adams
(Related: Power, People, Maxim)

"Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Life, Heart, Maxims, Prudence, Words)

"The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Happiness, Life, Purpose, Man, Sense)

"I decided to do the maximum to hold onto the lead for as long as possible. That is why I pushed so hard from the beginning. I was at 100 percent concentration."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Beginning)

"I must use Ferrari to the maximum. My priority is to get results. Then we will see what happens."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Results, Will)

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

"For me it's a simple sport and a simple way to live these seven or eight years of maximum sport."
- Fernando Alonso
(Related: Years)

"I have always been very calm on the outside. I'm not too stressed now just because I'm in formula one. For me, tomorrow will be another day whether I finish first or last. I have to do the maximum and I cannot ask any more from myself."
- Fernando Alonso
(Related: Day, First, Formula, Now, Tomorrow, Will)

"Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Art, Life, Virtue, Authority, Eloquence, Maxim)

"I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Women, God, Maxim, Obedience, Old, Tyranny)

"It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims."
- Aristotle
(Related: Men, Maxims)

"Wikileaks is a mechanism to maximize the flow of information to maximize the amount of action leading to just reform."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Action, Information, Leading, Reform)

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

"We also provide a lot of services with our consulting group that allow people to take maximum advantage of the Net economy. Those all seem to resonate with customers and are providing a good strong base going forward."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: People, Consulting, Economy)

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

"Our mission, as set forth by the Congress is a critical one: to preserve price stability, to foster maximum sustainable growth in output and employment, and to promote a stable and efficient financial system that serves all Americans well and fairly."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Financial, Growth, Americans, Congress, Mission, Stability)

"If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain the focus on long-term price stability as monetary policy's greatest contribution to general economic prosperity and maximum employment."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Policy, Committee, Focus, Open, Prosperity, Stability, Will)

"Achieving price stability is not only important in itself, it is also central to attaining the Federal Reserve's other mandate objectives of maximum sustainable employment and moderate long-term interest rates."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Interest, Objectives, Stability)

"So the only way we're going to improve fuel economy or appliance efficiency swiftly and to the maximum extent practicable is if the government requires it."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Government, Economy, Efficiency)

"The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice."
- William Booth
(Related: Career, Income, Profession)

"I hope that the institution will succeed in maximizing students' potential in the same way. I will give all of my stock to this institution. It will own the Bose Corporation and be funded by the Bose Corporation."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Hope, Potential, Students, Succeed, Will)

"Just because Fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential."
- Les Brown
(Related: Cards, Fate, Play, Potential, Right)

"To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute."
- James Buchanan
(Related: Wisdom, Policy, Maxim, Washington, Will)

"We favor the economic unification of Germany. If complete unification cannot be secured, we shall do everything in our power to secure the maximum possible unification."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Power, Germany)

"Children are our future we must take care of them with maximum effort."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: Care, Children, Effort, Future)

"For better or worse, that is true with any new innovation, certainly any new technological innovation. There's many good things that come out of it, but also some bad things. All you can do is try to maximize the good stuff and minimize the bad stuff."
- Steve Case
(Related: Innovation)

"There's an old maxim that says, 'Things that work persist,' which is why there's still Cobol floating around."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Work, Maxim, Old)

"I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Experience, Mother, Maxims)

"And one of the things we did here was we put the maximum amount of money up front in those cities that were at the greater risk, but that doesn't mean that we keep rebuilding the same security over and over again."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Cities, Risk, Security)

"By the fourth grade, I graduated to an erector set and spent many happy hours constructing devices of unknown purpose where the main design criterion was to maximize the number of moving parts and overall size."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Design, Purpose)

"The maxims of men reveal their characters."
- Luc de Clapier
(Related: Men, Maxims)

"A newspaper should be the maximum of information, and the minimum of comment."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Information)

"We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways."
- Edward Coke
(Related: Houses, Maxim, Old)

"They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling, have boldly affirmed that 'one man is as good as another;' a maxim that is true in neither nature, revealed morals, nor political theory."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Nature, Feeling, Man, Maxim, Morals, Popular, Theory)

"Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason."
- Archibald Cox
(Related: Men, Society, Goals, Force, Law, Reason, Resolution)

"Living en famille provides the strongest motives for rudeness combined with the maximum opportunity for displaying it."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Opportunity, Living, Motives, Rudeness)

"Expanding eligibility of family planning services to low-income women will maximize cost-savings to both federal and state governments, reduce the disparities in access to family planning services for low-income women, and decrease the incidence of abortion in the U.S."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Family, Women, Abortion, Planning, State, Will)

"Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely."
- Christian Dior
(Related: Women)

"Here's what I tell anybody and this is what I believe. The greatest gift we have is the gift of life. We understand that. That comes from our Creator. We're given a body. Now you may not like it, but you can maximize that body the best it can be maximized."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Life, Body, May, Now)

"It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Truth, Maxim, Old)

"Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Life, People, Maxim)

"In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations."
- George Eliot
(Related: Experience, Ability, Maxims, Quotations)

"We must expect to fail... but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process."
- Ted W. Engstrom
(Related: Benefits, Learning, Mistakes)

"For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear."
- Leonhard Euler
(Related: Work, Nothing, Universe)

"Our students learn more in 30 days than one could learn in 30 years without our training. To really maximize your potential as an umpire, you need to get a solid foundation as soon as you can."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Potential, Students, Training, Umpire, Years)

"God created the family to provide the maximum love and support and morality and example that one can imagine."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Family, Love, God, Morality, Example, Support)

"Today we have a health insurance industry where the first and foremost goal is to maximize profits for shareholders and CEOs, not to cover patients who have fallen ill or to compensate doctors and hospitals for their services. It is an industry that is increasingly concentrated and where Americans are paying more to receive less."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: Health, Goal, Americans, Doctors, First, Hospitals, Today)

"The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster."
- Ernst Fischer
(Related: Bosses, Disaster, Film, Media, Press, Succeed, Television)

"But it is also clear that left entirely untouched by public policy, the capitalist system will produce more inequality than is socially healthy or than is necessary for maximum efficiency."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Policy, Efficiency, Inequality, Public, Public policy, Will)

"Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Life, Politics, Policy, Heart, Honesty, Honor, Maxim, Public, Sense, Trade)

"Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Development, Maxim, Ugly)

"I played at the Sainte Maxime Beach Soccer Tournament, which was brilliant fun as usual."
- David Ginola
(Related: Beach, Fun, Soccer)

"When it comes to exploring the mind in the framework of cognitive neuroscience, the maximal yield of data comes from integrating what a person experiences - the first person - with what the measurements show - the third person."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: First, Mind, Yield)

"Well, any effort to maximize your potential and ability is a good thing."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Ability, Effort, Potential)

"Everybody, my friend, everybody lives for something better to come. That's why we want to be considerate of every man - Who knows what's in him, why he was born and what he can do?"
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Friend, Man, Want)

"Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Happiness)

"In the carriages of the past you can't go anywhere."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Past)

"In the maxim of the past you cannot go anywhere."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Maxim, Past)

"Many contemporary authors drink more than they write."
- Maxim Gorky
"One has to be able to count if only so that at fifty one doesn't marry a girl of twenty."
- Maxim Gorky
"When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Life, Work, Duty, Pleasure, Slavery)

"A good man can be stupid and still be good. But a bad man must have brains."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Man)

"Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Children, Future, Mothers)

"You can't do without philosophy, since everything has its hidden meaning which we must know."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Meaning, Philosophy)

"You must write for children in the same way as you do for adults, only better."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Children)

"When one loves somebody everything is clear - where to go, what to do - it all takes care of itself and one doesn't have to ask anybody about anything."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Care)

"When everything is easy one quickly gets stupid."
- Maxim Gorky
"What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions, the worst in cultural prejudice. The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Abuse, Exploitation, Musicians, Prejudice)

"There is no one on earth more disgusting and repulsive than he who gives alms. Even as there is no one so miserable as he who accepts them."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Earth)

"The most beautiful words in the English language are 'not guilty'."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: English, Language, Words)

"There are very few groups that really stay together. The leaders of groups make enough money to be able to afford to work a maximum of 35-40 weeks a year."
- Norman Granz
(Related: Money, Work, Leaders)

"Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Man, Prison, Security)

"Well, I've learned something from Michael Robison just about maximizing your shots. For example, if I'm shooting a scene and someone's driving at the wheel, you could steal an insert in the same shot."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Driving, Example)

"The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and, however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true to fact. The people are turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: God, People, Fact, Maxim, Right, Voice)

"The aim of law is the maximum gratification of the nervous system of man."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Law, Man)

"The optimum population is, then, less than the maximum."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Population)

"People often forget this - a vinyl album could only contain a maximum of 20 minutes per side!"
- Ken Hensley
(Related: People, Forget)

"Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: Hatred, Man, Racism, Reason)

"The Europeans had made two promises to the United States if Marshall Plan help was forthcoming. The first promise was maximum self-help on the part of every country; and second, maximum mutual aid."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Country, First, Help, Promise, Promises, Self, states, United)

"The marshalling of those resources in order to obtain the maximum war effort for Australia, and a maximum degree of help and cooperation for Great Britain and the sister Dominions, is the primary objective of the new Department."
- Harold Edward Holt
(Related: War, Sister, Cooperation, Effort, Help, Order)

"It is time to maximize and prioritize our health care dollars."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Health, Time, Care)

"It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave."
- David Hume
(Related: Knave, Man, Maxim)

"No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better."
- William James
(Related: Opportunity, Character, Maxims, May)

"Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Action, Law, Maxim, Will)

"Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than at rest, since at rest they may be sitting in the balance without knowing it, being weighed together with their sins."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: People, Balance, Being, May, Old, Rest, Suspicion)

"May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law."
- Immanuel Kant
(Related: Life, Actions, Law, Maxim, May)

"I try to use the Australian idiom to its maximum advantage."
- Paul Keating
"I want minimum information given with maximum politeness."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Information, Politeness, Want)

"In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: History, Danger, Freedom, Generations, Responsibility, World)

"I think Madonna has a great deal of intelligence and capability. I have a lot of respect for her. She's taken her career and maximized it with intelligence and creativity."
- Carole King
(Related: Intelligence, Creativity, Career, Respect)

"The more minimal art, the more maximum the explaination."
- Hilton Kramer
(Related: Art)

"For as long as one has no further point of reference, apart from the position of the maximum, the wavelength thus remains uncertain by an integral factor."
- Max von Laue
"Where my tastes in music are concerned, I'm a real maximalist."
- James Levine
(Related: Music)

"It has to be able to play at the maximum expression and communication in every style, and the only way you can do that is - like Verdi said - working with a file, every day, little by little, until the orchestra's collective qualities emerge."
- James Levine
(Related: Communication, Day, Expression, Play, Style)

"In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with an infinity of interval values separating them - that is to say, the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied in continuous manner by these maxima."
- Gabriel Lippmann
(Related: Values, Infinity)

"If you are killed because you are a writer, that's the maximum expression of respect, you know."
- Mario Vargas Llosa
(Related: Expression, Respect, Writer)

"Maybe its a case of one guitar feeling a certain way to the hands that makes one subsequently move differently over the strings, but my intent is always to wring the maximum emotional resonance out of the object in hand."
- Gary Lucas
(Related: Feeling, Guitar)

"My table seats eight, so that's my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, your whole house doesn't get wrecked that way."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Conversation, Guests)

"Nothing is so useless as a general maxim."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Maxim, Nothing)

"Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: People, Habit, Fool, Freedom, Maxim, Old, Politicians, Self, Water)

"Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations."
- James Mackintosh
(Related: Maxims, Nations, Sense)

"There is no maxim, in my opinion, which is more liable to be misapplied, and which, therefore, more needs elucidation, than the current one, that the interest of the majority is the political standard of right and wrong."
- James Madison
(Related: Interest, Majority, Maxim, Needs, Opinion, Right, Wrong)

"I had a quick grasp of the secret to sanity, it had become the ability to hold the maximum of impossible combinations in one's mind."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Ability, Mind, Quick, Sanity)

"In all our associations; in all our agreements let us never lose sight of this fundamental maxim - that all power was originally lodged in, and consequently is derived from, the people."
- George Mason
(Related: Power, People, Maxim, Sight)

"Which is supposed to mean they're doing something in their broadcasting they would not do is they were simply out to maximize profit; if they were really public service institutions, not purely profit maximizing institutions."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Profit, Public, Service)

"I feel the need of attaining the maximum of intensity with the minimum of means. It is this which has led me to give my painting a character of even greater bareness."
- Joan Miro
(Related: Character, Painting)

"As a professional athlete, I believe that I need to explore my opportunities to the maximum, in order to excel and continue to play the best football I can."
- Hidetoshi Nakata
(Related: Football, Order, Play)

"In the gay (Catholic) community, it would seem, the maxim is: love the sin and love the sinner, but hate anyone who calls it a sin or him a sinner."
- Richard John Neuhaus
(Related: Love, Community, Gay, Hate, Maxim, Sin)

"Leave no stone unturned to help your clients realize maximum profits from their investment."
- Arthur C. Nielsen
(Related: Clients, Help, Investment)

"To Mr. Seward: It is my desire that, in case Maximillian will surrender, he be sent here a prisoner of war, but that in the event of his continuing the war, or refusing to surrender, then he be shot."
- Joshua A. Norton
(Related: War, Desire, Surrender, Will)

"The individual organs follow the same pattern as the whole organism, i.e. they have their period of growth, of stationary, maximum activity and then of aging decline."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Growth)

"For if you train hard and responsibly your confidence surges to a maximum."
- Floyd Patterson
(Related: Confidence)

"I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming."
- Michael Phelps
(Related: Change, Want, World)

"These maxims and the art of interpreting them may be said to constitute the premisses of science but I prefer to call them our scientific beliefs. These premisses or beliefs are embodied in a tradition, the tradition of science."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Art, Science, Beliefs, Maxims, May, Tradition)

"This persistence as private firms continued because it ensured the maximum of anonymity and secrecy to persons of tremendous public power who dreaded public knowledge of their activities as an evil almost as great as inflation."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Evil, Inflation, Persistence, Public, Secrecy)

"It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Friends, Maxim, Old)

"The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation."
- Dixie Lee Ray
(Related: Government, Growth, Inflation, Job, Pollution, Reality, Risk)

"The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate individual."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Society, Rules, Will)

"Pity is treason."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Pity, Treason)

"To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is cruelty."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Cruelty, Humanity)

"The king must die so that the country can live."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Country)

"Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Virtue, Country, Democracy, Terror)

"Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes triumphant crime is altogether popular."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Idea, Atheism, Being, Crime, Innocence, Popular)

"Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Equality, Love, People, Virtue, Effort, Justice, May)

"Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Rights, Law, Man)

"The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: People, Freedom, Lies, Tyranny)

"Any institution which does not suppose the people good, and the magistrate corruptible, is evil."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: People, Evil)

"Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Crime, Innocence)

"You know, I'd love to do a Maxim shoot. But I'm not going to do it, because that's just stupid to do."
- Christy Romano
(Related: Love, Maxim)

"Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: People, Liberty, May)

"Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Capitalism, Exercise, Liberty, Principles, Tyranny)

"Small businesses are the backbone of job creation in South Carolina, but we're not maximizing our potential when we've got what's effectively the highest income tax rate in the Southeast holding us back."
- Mark Sanford
(Related: Creation, Tax, Income, Job, Potential)

"Comparison of statements made at different periods frequently enable us to give maximal and minimal dates to the appearance of a cultural element or to assign the time limits to a movement of population."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Time, Appearance, Limits, Population)

"In the 1980s, there were occasions when it made sense to say, 'it is too difficult to maximize the likelihood function, and besides if we do, it will blow our model out of the water.'"
- Thomas J. Sargent
(Related: Sense, Water, Will)

"The first and most optimistic response was complete rational expectations econometrics. A rational expectations equilibrium is a likelihood function. Maximize it."
- Thomas J. Sargent
(Related: Expectations, First)

"Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us."
- David Sarnoff
(Related: Experience, Success, Opportunity, Sense)

"I think there's a poet who wrote once a tragedy by Shakespeare, a symphony by Beethoven and a thunderstorm are based on the same elements. I think that's a beautiful line."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Shakespeare, Tragedy)

"I just think the word interview, although it is the view between two people exchanged, became a sort of cliche. You ask questions and the other one answers."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: People, Answers, Questions, Word)

"Well, I did Marlene 15 years ago and that's in the style. It's somehow similar and not similar because Marlene was much more aggressive, funny and sad."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Funny, Style, Years)

"We should never forget that Hollywood was built by Europeans, and the old Jewish boys from Eastern Europe."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Boys, Europe, Forget, Hollywood, Old)

"The interesting thing is that I found scenes which I put together which could appeal to almost every woman, or apply to almost every woman after the war. Falling in love, dancing, marrying."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Love, War, Dancing, Woman)

"Music in this film is a very important part."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Music, Film)

"I'm always happy when I'm left alone, but if somebody comes and is nice, then we talk."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Talk)

"A conversation goes sometimes into personal things and that's nicer. You look to each other and you have a different picture, you get into a relationship."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Conversation)

"I played piano, I learned a lot about music."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Music)

"I did have fun, for example, in The Black Hole which was very popular among youngsters."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Example, Fun, Popular)

"First love is first love, first marriage is first marriage, disappointment is disappointment."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Love, Marriage, Disappointment, First, First love)

"Except here it's more power, more energy, younger and also in Europe it's still not only entertainment. Theater or films are looked at as a moral institution. That's why maybe they're so poetic. Here it's clear entertainment."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Power, Energy, Entertainment, Europe, Theater)

"And it's interesting, but I'm always interested in the story behind the story."
- Maximilian Schell
"And in reality, I don't think it's a real documentary. It's more a story of her life. It's a story of survival. It's a story of the time in which she lived. The story of success and failure."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Success, Time, Life, Failure, Survival, Reality)

"I never played the right roles, or very rarely got the right roles offered, except on stage."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Right)

"Where questions of style and exposition are concerned I try to follow a simple maxim: if you can't say it clearly you don't understand it yourself."
- John Searle
(Related: Questions, Style)

"Precepts or maxims are of great weight; and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can't find."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Life, Maxims, Weight)

"I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Crime, Months)

"Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Marriage, Opportunity, Popular, Temptation)

"There is nothing wrong with wanting pay for work, or seeking to maximize one's income, as long as one does not use means that are destructive."
- Richard Stallman
(Related: Work, Income, Nothing, Wrong)

"A small house must depend on its grouping with other houses for its beauty, and for the preservation of light air and the maximum of surrounding open space."
- Clarence Stein
(Related: Beauty, Houses, Light, Open, Space)

"The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration; but the honing is uniform."
- George Steiner
(Related: Vision)

"It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Care, Eyes, Garden, Maxim, Will)

"It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Care, Decisions, Justice, Lawyers, Mankind, Maxim, May, Reason)

"A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power."
- Thomas Szasz
(Related: Power, Authority)

"The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to center in their failure to concentrate on any particular objective long enough to obtain their maximum results."
- Major Taylor
(Related: Failure, Boys, Results, Today)

"Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Life, Fortune, Man, Succeed, Will, World)

"Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: Maxim, Military, Mind, Nothing)

"For the Archivist, this role is a result of his obligation to preserve and assure timely and maximum access to our governmental records in the evolving historic saga of the American people."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: People, American, Obligation, Result)

"Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man."
- Richard Whately
(Related: Policy, Honesty, Man, Maxim)

"On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Choice, Prison, Security)

"To maximize our potential to enhance our health and our knowledge, we should remain open to new understanding and evolving technology or resources that might inspire a change in our approach to these important questions."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Change, Health, Technology, Knowledge, Open, Potential, Questions, Understanding)

"Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Success, Ability)