Quotes and Sayings about May



"We need international support so that our people live a life of normality, of dignity, of liberty and freedom. I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard."
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Related: Life, People, Hope, Dignity, Freedom, Liberty, May, Normality, Support)

"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Clouds, Leading, May, Mountains)

"I'm a writer first and an editor second... or maybe third or even fourth. Successful editing requires a very specific set of skills, and I don't claim to have all of them at my command."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Successful, First, Writer)

"Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture."
- John Abbott
(Related: Ability, Culture, Man, May)

"I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Time, Winning, Difference, Losing, May, Right)

"The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Time, Work, Successful, May, Spirit)

"I don't know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future."
- Ralph Abernathy
(Related: Future, May)

"You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last."
- Ralph Abernathy
(Related: Men, Time, Christ, May, Will, Words)

"But clearly the fact that we've gone from zero Iraqi security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today is an enormous accomplishment, but it's not enough."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Accomplishment, Duty, Fact, May, Security, Today)

"Capturing any member of any terrorist cell or any insurgent cell that we may happen to come across is always very, very valuable, and the thing that interests me is that in most instances after a time people talk and they tell us what they know."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Time, People, May, Talk)

"I'm just having a wonderful time. It's an interesting thing that I'm very comfortable with this material and I don't know why. Maybe it's because I did MacBeth."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Time)

"I'd like President Bush to think maybe there's another way to think, that maybe Kissinger was wrong when he says we had to go in there because he was wrong about Vietnam."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: President, Vietnam, Wrong)

"I always wondered what hearing one's own obituary might sound like, and I sort of feel like I may have just heard part of it at least."
- Spencer Abraham
(Related: Hearing, May, Sound)

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

"The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this."
- Chinua Achebe
(Related: Idea, Diversity)

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

"It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Intention, May, Meaning, Photography, Present, World)

"I always knew I'd be in music in some sort of capacity. I didn't know if I'd be successful at it, but I knew I'd be doing something in it. Maybe get a job in a record store. Maybe even play in a band. I never got into this to be a star."
- Bryan Adams
(Related: Music, Successful, Job, Play)

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

"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: May)

"What you think means more than anything else in your life. More than what you earn, more than where you live, more than your social position, and more than what anyone else may think about you."
- George Matthew Adams
(Related: Life, May)

"There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause."
- George Matthew Adams
(Related: Successful, Applause, Care, Encouragement, Famous, Man, May, Woman)

"Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: Science, Power, Day, Existence, Mankind, May, Race, Suicide, World)

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

"I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate."
- John Adams
(Related: Children, Fate, May, Mind, Ruin)

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy."
- John Adams
(Related: Politics, War, Liberty, Mathematics, May, Philosophy, Sons, Study)

"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."
- John Adams
(Related: Facts, May, State, Wishes)

"Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost."
- John Quincy Adams
(Related: May, Reflection, Vote)

"You may shelve your Shakespearian plans for the present. I am going to play Peter Pan."
- Maude Adams
(Related: May, Play, Present)

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

"He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Comfort, Day, Honor, May, Old, Years)

"Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Change, Men, Nature, Climate, Common sense, Fool, Man, May)

"A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative."
- George Ade
(Related: Time, Friend, May)

"I wouldn't compare myself to any past Idol contestant, because I don't feel like I am like any of them. Maybe stories are cool but my story is different from most people's story. I don't like to compare myself to other people, I like to just be me."
- Naima Adedapo
(Related: People, Past)

"The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Life, Danger, May)

"Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Time, People, Country, Evening, Independence, May)

"There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control."
- Freda Adler
(Related: Control, Chivalry, Justification, May)

"We acknowledge but one motive - to follow the truth as we know it, whithersoever it may lead us; but in our heart of hearts we are well assured that the truth which has made us free, will in the end make us glad also."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Truth, Heart, End, May, Motive, Will)

"Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Love, Strength, May, Will)

"From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow."
- Aeschylus
(Related: May)

"The wisest of the wise may err."
- Aeschylus
(Related: May)

"Self-conceit may lead to self destruction."
- Aesop
(Related: Destruction, May, Self)

"Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten."
- Aesop
(Related: May)

"I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Hope, Feeling, Fun, May, Woman)

"I question myself every day. That's what I still find motivating about this. I don't have the answers, I don't pretend that I do just because I won the match. Just keep fighting and maybe something good happens."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Answers, Day, Fighting, Question)

"Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: Women, Fools, May, Oceans, Will)

"I think I probably hoped for it a little bit, but I'm not an optimist. I'm a realist... or maybe even a pessimist."
- Clay Aiken
"While everyone I work with may not share my beliefs, I have been surrounded by nothing but support."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Work, Beliefs, May, Nothing, Support)

"It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Financial, Credit, Debt, Decisions, May)

"I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation. I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody - not only in France, in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world. We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer, we must Livestrong."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: People, Cancer, Disease, Europe, Fight, France, World)

"Now, an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but, in fact, the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person."
- Todd Akin
(Related: Fact, Information, May, Now)

"You in Lebanon, your power is no match to Israel. Israel, militarily, is more powerful than you and maybe it is more powerful than all the Arab countries, or most of them."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Power, Countries, Israel)

"I hope we can keep doing it this way - making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Art, Music, Hope, Celebrity, Will)

"I've handled colour as a man should behave. You may conclude that I consider ethics and aesthetics as one."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Aesthetics, Ethics, Man, May)

"But if our hopes are betrayed, if we are forced to resist the invasion of our soil, and to defend our threatened homes, this duty, however hard it may be, will find us armed and resolved upon the greatest sacrifices."
- King Albert II
(Related: Duty, May, Will)

"While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Company, May, Old, Years)

"It takes two flints to make a fire."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Fire)

"Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Age, Life, Success, Time, Work, Day, Old, Play, Will, Worth, Youth)

"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Learning, Storms)

"Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Books, Friends)

"Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. They say No when they mean Yes, and drive a man out of his wits for the fun of it."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Fun, Girls, Man)

"Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Work, Father, God, Babies)

"She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Character, Clothes, Influence, Instinct, Magic, Manners, Worth)

"Love is a great beautifier."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Love)

""Stay" is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Friend, Vocabulary, Word)

"Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Truth, Victory, Name, Ridicule, Right)

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

"I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Women, Help, Opinion, Question, Right, Will, Woman)

"It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Talent, Genius, People, Difference)

"You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Power, Talent, Genius, Charm, Conceit, Danger, Gifts, Goodness, Modesty, Will)

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

"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Learning, Storms)

"What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?"
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Girls, Help, Mothers)

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

"People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Money, People, Style, World)

"Work is and always has been my salvation and I thank the Lord for it."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Work, Salvation)

"Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Faith, Mother, Son)

"Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Money, Evil)

"Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Direction, Learning, May)

"Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Women, Time, Worth)

"Housekeeping ain't no joke."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Housekeeping)

"Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Power, Talent, Genius, Charm, Conceit, Consciousness, Danger, Goodness, Modesty, Will)

"A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Friend, Defense, Treasure)

"Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Truth)

"A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts)

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

"I will be better in Monte Carlo than I was in Phoenix. If I can't win maybe I will lead 50 laps."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Will)

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

"The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Job, President, University)

"If writers learn more from their books than do readers, perhaps I may have begun to learn."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Books, May, Writers)

"The interval between a cold expectation and a warm desire may be filled by expectations of varying degrees of warmth or by desires of varying degrees of coldness."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Desire, Expectation, Expectations, May)

"Thus the same object may supply a practical perception to one person and a speculative one to another, or the same person may perceive it partly practically and partly speculatively."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Perception, May)

"It may be added, to prevent misunderstanding, that when I speak of contemplated objects in this last phrase as objects of contemplation, the act of contemplation itself is of course an enjoyment."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Act, Contemplation, Enjoyment, May)

"From a little spark may burst a flame."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: May)

"I don't worry about great visuals that they showed that weren't actually running on real hardware. It doesn't matter. Gamers don't make their purchase decisions based on movies that were shown in May for products that come out in March."
- J Allard
(Related: Movies, Decisions, Hardware, March, May, Running, Worry)

"Even though some in our government may claim that civil liberties must be compromised in order to protect the public, we must be wary of what we are giving up in the name of fighting terrorism."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Government, Civil liberties, Fighting, Giving, May, Name, Order, Public, Terrorism)

"It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Politics, Time, Women, Effect, May, Will)

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

"Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm. Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to, I'll develop my radio personality."
- Gracie Allen
(Related: Work, Charm, Force, Integrity, May, Personality, Today, Want)

"You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Thoughts, Vision, Desire, Environment, May, Present, Results, Will)

"I am very excited to be supporting one of the world's most visionary efforts to seek basic answers to some of the fundamental question about our universe and what other civilisations may exist elsewhere."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Answers, May, Question, Universe, World)

"The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Science, Technology, Feeling, Museums)

"I think at that time I obviously wasn't aware of what I really needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial 'cause if I hadn't done it then, maybe I'd never have done it."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Time)

"And more importantly, I wouldn't be the person I am today, I wouldn't be where I am now and I may not even have been here if it wasn't for the accident."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Accident, May, Now, Today)

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

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

"The reason I went for Jenny Craig is I thought, Maybe I'm not the only one who has stupid reasons for getting fat."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Thought, Reason)

"I sort of feel sorry for the next man who gets me. I may just kill him with passion. He'd better be strong and have a good heart!"
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Man, May, Passion)

"When one kicks over a tea table and smashes everything but the sugar bowl, one may as well pick that up and drop it on the bricks, don't you think?"
- Margery Allingham
(Related: May, Tea)

"I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance, the opportunity or maybe the respect."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, Respect)

"Maybe there's a chance to get back to grown-up films. Anything that uses humor and dramatic values to deal with human emotions and gets down to what people are to people."
- Robert Altman
(Related: Humor, People, Values, Chance, Emotions)

"We hear foreign accents on CNN. It's crazy, it's wild, who knows, maybe they'll take you because you certainly don't fit in, in the American spectrum of news."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: American, News)

"For instance, why are we terrorizing this country, leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline, as somebody, as somebody mentioned?"
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Country, Crime, Leading, Murder)

"International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood."
- Eric Ambler
(Related: Business, Blood, May)

"The idea is that we're doing it just for the joy of the actual physical experience. We may record something just for the fun of it, but the idea is just to be truly joyful and truly fun, especially for me, because I take myself too seriously all the time."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: Time, Experience, Idea, Fun, Joy, May)

"The efficiency of God may be understood as either creation or providence."
- William Ames
(Related: God, Creation, Efficiency, May, Providence)

"Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God, we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us."
- William Ames
(Related: Faith, God, Virtue, Faithfulness, May)

"Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Gratitude, Beginning, Completion, May, Thankfulness, Words)

"Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, May, Silence)

"If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Time, Act, Chance, Disaster, Discovery, Fulfillment, May)

"A poem generated by its own laws may be unrealized and bad in terms of so-called objective principles of taste, judgement, deduction."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Laws, May, Principles, Taste)

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

"Even my closest friend said I was finished, but I think I may be a little different from the others."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Friend, May)

"Play so that you may be serious."
- Anacharsis
(Related: May, Play)

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

"My total year's income from working as hard as I possibly could from writing went from like $30 one year to about $70 the next year. And it made me realize that maybe you couldn't really pay the rent that way."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Income, Writing)

"One of the things that was kind of shocking for humans... was to come to terms with was the fact that, hey, we may not be the center of the universe."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Fact, May, Universe)

"Look up the definition of rejection in the dictionary, get really comfortable with it, and then maybe you can go into acting."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Acting, Rejection)

"If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right."
- Maxwell Anderson
(Related: Art, Heart, May, Practice, Right, Will)

"We're loosely calling it The River Project, but hopefully the pieces that we put together will be educational pieces that will throw some light on the situation as to what kind of jeopardy may be surrounding our great rivers."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Jeopardy, Light, May, Project, Rivers, Will)

"I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life."
- Walter Anderson
(Related: Life, Attitude, May)

"Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal."
- Mario Andretti
(Related: Goal, Cause, Circumstances, May, Sight)

"Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Meaning, Voice, Words)

"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Home)

"Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Music, Loneliness, Space)

"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Work, Courage, Hope)

"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: God, Creation)

"My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Life, Dance, Song)

"Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Opportunity, Girls)

"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Mother, People, College, Ignorance, School, Understanding)

"Nothing will work unless you do."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Work, Nothing, Will)

"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Consistency, Courage, Virtue, Potential, Practice)

"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Travel, Idea, Bigotry, Friends, May, Worry)

"Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Burden, Future, Past, Prejudice, Present)

"Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Self)

"Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Heart, Being, Right, Will, Writer)

"The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Character, Acceptance, American, Fact, Respect, Struggle)

"The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: People, Heart, Idea)

"The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Change, Mind, Road)

"The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Trust, Women, Revolution, Necessity, Sadness)

"There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Life, Being)

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."
- Maya Angelou
"There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Cynic, Nothing)

"There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Truth, Difference, Facts, World)

"We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Ignorance)

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

"While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Technology, Quality, Humanity, Rest, World)

"Life loves the liver of it."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Life)

"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Hope)

"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: May)

"Effective action is always unjust."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Action)

"Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Time)

"All great achievements require time."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Time)

"All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Men, Ideals)

"Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Habit, Deep, Needs, Reading)

"As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Men, Women, Books, Lonely)

"At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Life, Choice, Surrender)

"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Anger, Bitterness, Cancer, Fire)

"Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Courage, Virtue, Nothing, Practice)

"For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Truth, Fact, Man, Present)

"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: History, Courage, Pain)

"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!"
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Heroes)

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

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

"It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Beauty, Time, People, Strength, Diversity, Parents)

"Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Talent, Children, Ignorance)

"Achievement brings its own anticlimax."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Achievement)

"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Soul, Benefits, Giving)

"If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, People, Smile)

"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Heart, Care, Will)

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Change, Attitude)

"If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Respect, Self, Self respect)

"If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Fantasy)

"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Life)

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: People, Forget, Will)

"I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Life, World)

"I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Home, Being)

"Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you kid. Let's go.""
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Life)

"I have a problem with censorship by the lawyer - by legal people by the publishing firm, and I may be changing publishers. They don't seem to want to take too many risks with living people."
- Kenneth Anger
(Related: Legal, People, Censorship, Living, May, Publishing, Want)

"If every editor turns you down, maybe you should take a second look at your text, however, just in case."
- Piers Anthony
"I have always admired the work of Phil Farmer and was glad for the chance to work with him. Readers today may be too young to remember his classics like The Lovers."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Work, Chance, Lovers, May, Today)

"If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem."
- Robert Anthony
(Related: May, Solution)

"There is probably no oral society that fails to mark the spatial distinction of left and right, peculiar as this distinction may be."
- David Antin
(Related: Society, May, Right)

"From this entertainment industry, may the gods of language protect us."
- David Antin
(Related: Gods, Entertainment, Language, May)

"I wanted to be an inventor, whatever I thought that meant then. I guess I was thinking of Edison or maybe James Watt. Or maybe even Newton."
- David Antin
(Related: Thought, Thinking)

"Sometimes because a woman is beautiful, she's not encouraged to be more, although she may have so much more to offer."
- Susan Anton
(Related: May, Woman)

"Now that I can edit the whole thing on AVID and edit the whole thing on tape, maybe I will do the next digitally, because maybe the quality will become less obvious between tape and film."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Quality, Film, Now, Obvious, Will)

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

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

"If I am not, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: God, May)

"I've been doing nineteen hours a day on London, nothing else, I mean this has been my whole life, and writing has been put on one side, and if I'm privileged enough to be the Mayor of this city, then I will not write again."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Day, London, Nothing, Will, Writing)

"Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Growth, Day, Existence, Freedom, May, Proof)

"The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted the outstanding event of the last decade."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Authority, Day, Defiance, May, Religious, World)

"People's attitudes about sex aren't healthy anywhere, except maybe in those tribes where they go around naked."
- Asia Argento
(Related: Sex, People)

"Maybe when I stop making movies, I'll understand my work better."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Work, Movies)

"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever."
- Aristophanes
(Related: May, Mind, Wine)

"A man may learn wisdom even from a foe."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Wisdom, Man, May)

"We make war that we may live in peace."
- Aristotle
(Related: Peace, War, May)

"Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion."
- Aristotle
(Related: Character, May, Persuasion)

"It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought."
- Aristotle
(Related: Thought, May)

"If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way."
- Aristotle
(Related: Nature, May)

"Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions."
- Aristotle
(Related: May, Mind, Order, State)

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

"It's nice to win. I'll never win again. I may have to take up golf - take on Tiger."
- Lance Armstrong
(Related: Golf, May)

"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever."
- Lance Armstrong
(Related: Day, May, Pain, Will)

"My Latin temper blows up pretty fast, but it goes down just as fast. Maybe that's why you seldom hear of ulcers in Latin America."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: America, Pretty, Temper)

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

"When a system is considered in two different states, the difference in volume or in any other property, between the two states, depends solely upon those states themselves and not upon the manner in which the system may pass from one state to the other."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Difference, May, Property, State, states)

"Entropy theory is indeed a first attempt to deal with global form; but it has not been dealing with structure. All it says is that a large sum of elements may have properties not found in a smaller sample of them."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: First, May, Theory)

"One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Age, Life, Men, Work, Childhood, Evening, Hard work, Labor, May, Sun)

"Men may die, but the fabrics of free institutions remains unshaken."
- Chester A. Arthur
(Related: Men, May)

"I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business."
- Chester A. Arthur
(Related: Business, Life, May, President, states, United)

"The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity."
- Sholem Asch
(Related: Men, Creativity, Force, Labor, May, Spiritual)

"Maybe it's legitimate criticism, though it can be hurtful. Maybe I haven't paid sufficient attention to the people with whom I would have a natural affinity as a liberal, and they feel let down by that."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: People, Attention, Criticism, Liberal)

"I may not be walking with you all the way, or even much of the way, as I walk with you now."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: May, Now, Walking)

"Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Science, Fiction, May, Salvation, Today)

"A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Thought, Error, May, Value)

"Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Science, Catastrophes, Fiction, May, Problems, Writers)

"Between you and me, I think that may be one of the things that will help with the collaboration, because there are things Eric thinks I'm moving too quickly on, and there are things I think he's dragging out. When it gets to the editor they can arbitrate."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Collaboration, Help, May, Will)

"Maybe you don't work for seven months a year, but you'll work again. It may be a piece of garbage, so you wear hip boots."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Work, May, Months)

"To plead for the Oppress'd and to defend the Weak seem'd to me a generous undertaking; for tho' it may be secure, 'tis not always Honourable to run over to the strongest party."
- Mary Astell
(Related: May, Party)

"We may not commit a lesser Sin under pretence to avoid a greater, but we may, nay we ought to endure the greatest Pain and Grief rather than commit the least Sin."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Grief, May, Pain, Sin)

"We ought as much as we can to endeavour the Perfecting of our Beings, and that we be as happy as possibly we may."
- Mary Astell
(Related: May)

"There is a healthy fraternal rivalry, but nothing serious and we both have been looking for a project to do together. I guess he may direct me in a project some day."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Day, May, Nothing, Project, Rivalry)

"Pioneers may be picturesque figures, but they are often rather lonely ones."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Lonely, May)

"Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me."
- Chet Atkins
(Related: Care, May, Now, Will, Years)

"You know, they just don't make big movie stars the way they used to, maybe because the system has changed, the studio system, but it's sad to see people like Jimmy Stewart go, all the giants of the past."
- Tom Atkins
(Related: People, Giants, Past, Stars)

"The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?"
- David Attenborough
(Related: May, Question)

"One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st."
- Clement Attlee
(Related: May, Obvious)

"If Solomon counts the day of one's death better than the day of one's birth, there can be no objection why that also may not be reckoned amongst one's remarkable and happy days."
- John Aubrey
(Related: Death, Day, May, Remarkable)

"Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Life, Action, Attention, Choice, Consequences, Man, May)

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

"May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that "faith" is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?"
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Faith, History, God, May, Race)

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

"On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea-sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Time, Exercise, May, Sea)

"And that's how I start myself. I usually go back a couple of pages, maybe to the beginning of the chapter, and I start reading. And as I'm reading, I'm tweaking - putting in a different word, changing the syntax, putting that clause over there, you know that sort of thing."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Beginning, Reading, Word)

"It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and do something other than paint, considering that one may not wake up the following morning."
- Frank Auerbach
(Related: Madness, May)

"People working in the private sector should try to save money. There remains the possibility that it may someday be valuable again."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Money, People, Possibility, May)

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

"Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Art)

"Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Beauty, God, May)

"Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood."
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Related: Being, Company, Destruction, Difficulty, First, May, Post, Wood)

"Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Friendship, Business, Money, May)

"An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Lady, Harm, May, Suspicion, Woman)

"It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?"
- Jane Austen
(Related: Talent, May, Result, Study)

"One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Man, May)

"Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Being, May, Opinion, Pride, Vanity, Words)

"I don't think that you can be prescriptive about anything, I mean, life is too complicated. Maybe there are novels where the author has not in the least thought about it in terms of film, which can be turned into good films."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Life, Thought, Film)

"I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Leadership)

"I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors around the country to insure that federal funding for our recently added police officers continues."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Cooperation, Country, Police, Will)

"Your Mayor must seek new ways to bring jobs and industry to our community."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Community, Jobs)

"Sometimes I think all my pictures are just pictures of me. My concern is... the human predicament; only what I consider the human predicament may simply be my own."
- Richard Avedon
(Related: Concern, May)

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

"I haven't given up on working... across the aisle on issues and maybe it'll take an election or two for that to fully ferment, maybe it you know sometimes it takes awhile for people to realize what the best path is."
- David Axelrod
(Related: People)

"The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Fitness, Character, May, Office, Public)

"There are few circumstances which so strongly distinguish the philosopher, as the calmness with which he can reply to criticisms he may think undeservedly severe."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Circumstances, May)

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

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

"We may affirm, then, that the main drift of the later Renaissance was away from a humanism that favored a free expansion toward a humanism that was in the highest degree disciplinary and selective."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Humanism, May)

"A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Faith, Sympathy, Progress, Cause, Desire, Future, Mankind, May)

"There is surely no contradiction in saying that a certain section of the community may be quite competent to protect the persons and property of the rest, yet quite unfit to direct our opinions, or to superintend our private habits."
- Thomas Babington
(Related: Community, Contradiction, Habits, May, Opinions, Property, Rest, Saying)

"Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions."
- Roger Babson
(Related: Money, Health, Power, Knowledge, Character, May, Property, Will)

"Cinco de Mayo has come to represent a celebration of the contributions that Mexican Americans and all Hispanics have made to America."
- Joe Baca
(Related: America, Americans)

"Every year thousands of Americans mistakenly refer to Cinco de Mayo as Mexico's Independence Day."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Americans, Day, Independence)

"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Power, Work, Being, May)

"You are never given a wish without being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Power, Work, Being, May)

"Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Friends, Meeting, Moments)

"Maybe one day I can have a reunion with myself."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Day)

"Maybe if they start playing new rock bands videos, then maybe but there is no point in a guy like me spending 250 grand for a video that no one is ever going to see."
- Sebastian Bach
"I was blown away by the standing ovation. I've had tributes before, sure, but I don't retain that feeling, and I wasn't prepared for it on Tuesday. But maybe you shouldn't retain these things or you'd be on a permanent high."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Feeling)

"Knowing when to leave may be the smartest thing anyone can learn."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: May)

"Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Fame, Fire, May, Will)

"I'll be honest with you. My kids don't watch my movies and never have. I can maybe name a film one hand that they've seen, actually, all the way through."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Movies, Film, Kids, Name)

"Argument is conclusive, but it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Argument, Doubt, May, Mind, Rest)

"Sometimes it's literally just a feeling that you get that somebody is more interested than someone else; and they may both say they're interested, but you get a feeling."
- John Badham
(Related: Feeling, May)

"You may not know it, but at the far end of despair, there is a white clearing where one is almost happy."
- Joan Baez
(Related: Despair, End, May)

"You may talk of the tyranny of Nero and Tiberius; but the real tyranny is the tyranny of your next-door neighbor."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: May, Talk, Tyranny)

"In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring."
- Enid Bagnold
(Related: Marriage, Wedding, Accusations, Criticism, Luxury, Manners, May)

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

"Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Religion, Science, Contemplation, May, Philosophy, World)

"Nevertheless, this type of propaganda has a special value, for it serves to convince those who sign the appeal, of the necessity for carrying on propaganda; so a corps of propagandists, if I may use the term, is thus trained."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: May, Necessity, Propaganda, Value)

"Today's date, the eighteenth of May, should sometime become an occasion of great international celebration, for on this day ten years ago the first Peace Conference opened at The Hague."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Day, First, May, Today, Years)

"When I thought about the calibre of people in the room I realized we might just have a credible candidate for Mayor who will would finally enforce the laws of the city. It was almost too good to be true."
- Herbert Baker
(Related: Thought, People, Laws, Will)

"The British may not know much about music, but they certainly loves the noise it makes."
- Richard Baker
(Related: Music, May)

"It is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars... knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear."
- Richard H. Baker
(Related: Music, Hope, Hearing, Joy, May, Now, Songs, Stars, Universe)

"Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Events, Humanity, Misfortune, Pleasure, Reason, Rest, World)

"Don't try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Children, May)

"Caution: These verses may be hazardous to your solemnity."
- Russell Baker
(Related: May)

"I think - there's always going to be a percentage of people who maybe aren't as good as others."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: People)

"When looking at the evidence of feeding on large prey, you can see every size tooth from hatchling to adult in one spot. The babies may have been fed in the nest until they were full grown, like in eagles and hawks."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Babies, Eagles, Hawks, May)

"Maybe a thing that you do not like is really in your interest. It is possible that a thing that you may desire may be against your interest."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Desire, Interest, May)

"But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Faith, Honesty, Authority, May, Questions, Respect, Sincerity)

"Maybe I was 7 - I probably am exaggerating a little - and immediately was plunged into the fact that there was an official place to put your fantasies. Up until then I didn't know what I would do with them all. It was very exciting for me, and I began very, very early on."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Fact)

"In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation that our study has given of the parallelism between individual and racial thought of the Self, that in the history of psychology we discern the great profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: History, Time, Thought, May, Psychology, Race, Self, Study)

"In terms of the romantic kind of lead, I just never enjoy those movies very much. Maybe they'll come to interest me more as I get older. I doubt it, but maybe. Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Movies, Doubt, Interest, Romantic)

"It may not always be easy, convenient, or politically correct to stand for truth and right, but it is the right thing to do. Always."
- M. Russell Ballard
(Related: Truth, May, Right)

"Forever may it remain that way. And may God bless these now-found souls."
- Robert D. Ballard
(Related: God, May, Now)

"I'm not sure blogs are necessarily the best place to get a pulse on anything. People want to blog for a variety of reasons, and that may or may not be representative."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: People, May, Variety, Want)

"Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Equality, Power, Earth, Fact, May, Right)

"Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, May)

"Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Love, Heart, Instinct, Nothing, Will)

"There are always good parts. They may not pay what you want, and they may not have as many days' work as you want, they may not have the billing that you want, they may not have a lot of things, but - the content of the role itself - I find there are many roles."
- Anne Bancroft
(Related: Work, Content, May, Want)

"I am quite surprised, that with all my work, and some of it is very, very good, that nobody talks about The Miracle Worker. We're talking about Mrs. Robinson. I understand the world... I'm just a little dismayed that people aren't beyond it yet."
- Anne Bancroft
(Related: Work, People, Talking, World)

"If you call a cat, he may not come. Which doesn't happen with dogs. They're different types of animals. Cats are very sexy I think too in the way they move."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: Animals, Cats, Dogs, May)

"When kids can't afford to see it anymore maybe we'll have a whole resurgence of garage bands all over America and this New Wave thing will start to mean something on a grass roots level."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: America, Kids, Will)

"And doing so you can recreate yourself and you can also come up with something that is not only original and creative and artistic, but also maybe even decent, or moral if I can use words like that, or something that's like basically good."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Words)

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

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

"Gentlemen, I fervently trust that before long the principle of arbitration may win such confidence as to justify its extension to a wider field of international differences."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Trust, Confidence, Gentlemen, May)

"You have indeed done much since the new century began to give shape and substance to the growing, the insistent desire that war may be banished from the earth."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: War, Desire, Earth, May)

"The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it's filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn't happen. A champion is beaten, an unknown becomes a champion."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: May, Public, Reason)

"May is a very early time in the year and the weather is usually bad. You cannot run a fast mile race if there is a strong wind, because it makes your running uneven."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Time, May, Race, Running, Weather, Wind)

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

"I am fully persuaded that thousands of our fellow-men might profit equally by a similar course to mine; but, constitutions not being all alike, a different course of treatment may be advisable for the removal of so tormenting an affliction."
- William Banting
(Related: Affliction, Being, May, Profit, Treatment)

"One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Victory, Gain, May)

"A man may well be condemned, not for doing something, but for doing nothing."
- William Barclay
(Related: Man, May, Nothing)

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

"What does my performance have to do with Russell Crowe's? Nothing. If I play Gladiator and we all play Gladiator with Ridley Scott in the same amount of time, maybe we have a chance to see who did it best."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Time, Performance, Chance, Nothing, Play)

"I think we are living in selfish times. I'm the first one to say that I'm the most selfish. We live in the so-called 'first world,' and we may be first in a lot of things like technology, but we are behind in empathy."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Technology, Empathy, First, Living, May, World)

"They may call me a sinner, but I am at peace with myself."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Peace, May)

"I have to live with both my selves as best I may."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: May)

"I'll tell you one thing, in what I do for a living, there's no substitute for experience. I don't care how much natural talent you may have... In the type of show I do, you can depend on surprises."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Experience, Talent, Care, Living, May, Surprises)

"Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work."
- Clive Barker
(Related: Work, Life, May)

"We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace. May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Civilization, May, Mind, Will, World)

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

"We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning."
- Albert Barnes
(Related: May)

"The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that the day may be in torment."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Day, May, Night, Skin)

"The mainstream media may have trouble resisting the temptation to declare that Karl Rove has been demoted, but the truth is quite the contrary. By giving up his role as deputy White House chief of staff, Rove has been freed to do what he does best: shape big issues and develop strategies to win elections."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Truth, Elections, Giving, May, Media, Temptation, Trouble)

"They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Country, Europe, Killing, Laws, Pretty, World)

"I just did what I did and I still am. It makes you unpopular, maybe for a lifetime, but I'd rather do that than be popular and doubt what I am."
- Robert Barnes
(Related: Doubt, Popular)

"But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Education, Quality, Class, Fact, May, Needs, School, Students)

"As it fell upon a day in the merry month of May, sitting in a pleasant shade which a grove of myrtles made."
- Richard Barnfield
(Related: Day, May)

"Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life, we leave only the unnatural."
- Amelia Barr
(Related: Life, May, Scientists, Supernatural)

"I don't really read a lot. Maybe I should."
- Syd Barrett
"I think it's good if a song has more than one meaning. Maybe that kind of song can reach far more people."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: People, Meaning, Song)

"It may take practice to think more positively and more compassionately, but just as you must train a puppy to behave the way you want it to, you must train your mind to behave itself. Otherwise, like the puppy, your mind will just make a lot of messes."
- Tom Barrett
(Related: May, Mind, Practice, Want, Will)

"His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants' hall."
- J. M. Barrie
(Related: Equality, May, Will)

"His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Equality, May, Will)

"Even private persons in due season, with discretion and temper, may reprove others, whom they observe to commit sin, or follow bad courses, out of charitable design, and with hope to reclaim them."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Design, Hope, Discretion, May, Sin, Temper)

"What may seem depressing or even tragic to one person may seem like an absolute scream to another person, especially if he has had between four and seven beers."
- Dave Barry
(Related: May)

"I have to admit I didn't do as much as I should have back when I was mayor, but now we're getting it done. It's not where you've been but where you're going."
- Marion Barry
(Related: Now)

"I thought they may have presumed too much knowledge of certain things for people who are not comedians. Like Montreal. A comic understands what it is and its importance, but someone else may not know about it."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Thought, People, Knowledge, Comedians, Importance, May)

"A fish may love a bird, but where would they live?"
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Love, Fish, May)

"I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Consistency, Ocean, Want)

"The green-light meeting, when I first started at Paramount, would consist of maybe three or four of us in a room. Perhaps two or three of us would have read the script under discussion."
- Peter Bart
(Related: First, Meeting)

"The green-light decision process today consists of maybe of 30 or 40 people."
- Peter Bart
(Related: People, Decision, Today)

"It may be that when the angels go about their task praising God, they play only Bach. I am sure, however, that when they are together en famille they play Mozart."
- Karl Barth
(Related: God, Angels, May, Play)

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

"News is important information that may influence your investments. Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents you from seeing a story clearly. News is useful. Noise is a distraction. Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Fact, Influence, Information, May, News, Talk)

"I think the value of venues like CNBC is that they give investors an opportunity to reevaluate the situation minute by minute, but maybe we don't need to follow the market so closely."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Opportunity, Value)

"Al Gore may think Medicare is at a crossroads, but his plan puts it on a highway to bankruptcy."
- Dan Bartlett
(Related: May)

"I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man's work for less than a man's pay."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Work, Man, May, Nothing)

"I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Fear, Danger, Fight, May, Soldiers)

"It may be proper to observe, that I had now passed the utmost frontier of the white settlements on that border."
- William Bartram
(Related: May, Now)

"The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur."
- William Bartram
(Related: Nature, Attention, First, May)

"The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction) is that soon there will be more writers than readers."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Danger, May, Will, Writers)

"In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Work, Day, Teaching, Years)

"An artist has every right - one may even say a duty - to exhibit his productions as prominently as he can."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Artist, Duty, May, Right)

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

"What are the implications of a China that may be on nuclear parity with the United States?"
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: May, states, United)

"But the technology was accessible, which suggests incompetence on the part of our counterintelligence community and the Clinton Administration, and may in fact rise to the level of treason."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Technology, Community, Fact, Incompetence, May, Treason)

"To eat the boiled head of a pig sliced like salami is very strange. It may seem cutting edge, but it's actually a lot older than any of the other traditional salami."
- Mario Batali
(Related: May)

"No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a really nice man who wishes she were not."
- Mary Catherine Bateson
(Related: Man, May, Wishes, Woman)

"There is no dream of love, however ideal it may be, which does not end up with a fat, greedy baby hanging from the breast."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Love, Dream, Baby, End, May)

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

"Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Americans, Identity, May)

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

"You may know God, but not comprehend Him."
- Richard Baxter
(Related: God, May)

"Maybe I have just a younger voice than many other directors."
- Michael Bay
(Related: Voice)

"It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false."
- Pierre Bayle
(Related: Illusion, May, Opinion)

"History has spurts and then is steady, and then maybe even backing up a step, and then forward again."
- Alan Bean
(Related: History)

"Quite often my narrator or protagonist may be a man, but I'm not sure he's the more interesting character, or if the more complex character isn't the woman."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Character, Man, May, Woman)

"Although Ronald Reagan was somebody I disagreed with on most ideological things, he was a friend of mine, and he was a very, very likable man. Ronald Reagan, for instance, was maybe more able to get the very rich to do the right thing sometimes."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Friend, Man, Right)

"Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven."
- Francis Beaumont
(Related: Faith, Earth, Heaven, May, Will)

"Terri's death brings to a close a very tragic, human and personal event that has left everyone with a feeling of emptiness, regardless of what side of the issue you may have been on."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Death, Feeling, May)

"Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Being, Holiday, May, Rejection, Retirement)

"All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Power, Fact, Idols, Man, May, Will)

"It's definitely part of it, that the men were having fun and doing the interesting things but also, I don't know, I'm just thinking more about gender and how maybe in some way I am more of a boy than a girl."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Men, Fun, Gender, Thinking)

"I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic. Confession has always held a great appeal for me."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Confession)

"Every time you go in, it's like starting over. You don't know how you did the other records. You're learning all over. It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out."
- Beck
(Related: Time, Learning, Road)

"The repercussions of what you put out and what people gravitate to in your music never registered at all. I never had that thing that maybe other bands have - a specific idea of what they are and what their sound is."
- Beck
(Related: Music, People, Idea, Sound)

"I think every American has a role in saving this country. Whether you're Democrat, Republican, independent, it doesn't matter. We all know the country's in trouble. We may disagree on how to solve it, but we all know the country's in trouble."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: American, Country, May, Republican, Trouble)

"Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Beauty, Being, Eye, Feeling, May, Mind)

"No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Truth, Soul, May, Nothing)

"The Olympic stadium may have been built only in the early 1970s but it was clear for a long time it had no future. For many reasons it is not good enough for modern football and today's fans."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Time, Fans, Football, Future, May, Today)

"The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes."
- Thomas Beecham
(Related: Love, Music, English, May)

"Laugh at your friends, and if your friends are sore; So much the better, you may laugh the more."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Friends, May)

"We're seeing the development of tactics in Iraq, such as suicide bombing. Insurgents have been driving cars with explosives into hotels and office buildings. The recruitment may be even more prolific outside Iraq."
- Rand Beers
(Related: Development, Driving, Iraq, May, Office, Suicide)

"Sir, I see a lot of documents in my day-to-day business, and I can't tell you every document that I've seen. It may have passed across my desk. It may not have passed across my desk. I truthfully cannot answer that question, other than to say I don't remember."
- Rand Beers
(Related: Business, Day, May, Question)

"Ah, bless you, Sister, may all your sons be bishops."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Sister, May, Sons)

"We expect to keep our writing sessions going until late spring, then to play some new material in a few secret club dates. The record will likely take a long time and may not surface until 1999!"
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Time, May, Play, Spring, Will, Writing)

"Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Cooperation, Credit, May)

"We're just into toys, whether it's motorcycles or race cars or computers. I've got the Palm Pilot right here with me, I've got the world's smallest phone. Maybe it's just because I'm still a big little kid and I just love toys, you know?"
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Love, Computers, Race, Right, World)

"I didn't figure out the makeup or cute hair or clothes until oh, maybe my junior year of high school."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Clothes, Cute, Hair, Makeup, School)

"I think it's great that she's not perfect and wasn't perfect. I think that's maybe why so many young girls and different people look up to Mac and respect her even more."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: People, Girls, Respect)

"I have friends who wear Star Wars costumes and act like the characters all day. I may not be that deep into it, but there's something great about loving what you love and not caring if it's unpopular."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Love, Act, Caring, Day, Deep, Friends, May)

"I have friends who wear Star Wars costumes and act like the characters all day. I may not be that deep into it, but there's something great about loving what you love and not caring if it's unpopular."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Love, Act, Caring, Day, Deep, Friends, May)

"It's estimated that there may be two hundred and fifty million children in the world engaged in some form of exploitative child labour."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Children, May, World)

"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Hope, Books, May)

"Other men wear white suits in summer and it doesn't seem to bother them. But my white suit seems to be a little whiter than theirs. I think also that it may have something written on the back of it, although I can't find it when I take the suit off."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Men, May, Summer)

"There is a note in the front of the volume saying that no public reading may be given without first getting the author's permission. It ought to be made much more difficult to do than that."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: First, May, Public, Reading, Saying)

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

"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)

"I didn't picture myself as a movie actress. I began to think about it around college. I remember thinking, "Well somebody has to be in them," so maybe I could do that eventually. It's all been a surprise."
- Annette Bening
(Related: College, Thinking)

"There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Experience, Truth, Soul, Knowledge, Emotion, Force, May)

"A cause may be inconvenient, but it's magnificent. It's like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Cause, May)

"Most of us are consumed with our own thoughts and desires and are not always thinking about what other people may want. This is not necessarily being egocentric; it is just being human."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: People, Thoughts, Being, May, Thinking, Want)

"But very often in politics we have the experience called up from my father when someone was trying to help him in the campaign: I can take care of my enemies, may the Good Lord save me from my friends."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Experience, Politics, Father, Care, Enemies, Friends, Help, May, Trying)

"Our schools should get five years to get back to where they were in 1963. If they're still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools."
- William Bennett
(Related: Money, People, Schools, Years)

"Maybe because she's smaller than me she might look taller."
- Amber Benson
"A complete life may be one ending in so full an identification with the oneself that there is no self left to die."
- Bernard Berenson
(Related: Life, Ending, May, Self)

"It may be impossible to have a revolution without crimes but that does not make revolution a crime."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Crime, Revolution, May)

"Even in a society as tightly controlled as Singapore's, the market creates certain forces which perhaps in the long run may lead to democracy."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Society, Democracy, May)

"I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone."
- Cyrano de Bergerac
(Related: May, Will)

"The eye by long use comes to see even in the darkest cavern: and there is no subject so obscure but we may discern some glimpse of truth by long poring on it."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Truth, Eye, May)

"Many things, for aught I know, may exist, whereof neither I nor any other man hath or can have any idea or notion whatsoever."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Idea, Man, May)

"He who says there is no such thing as an honest man, you may be sure is himself a knave."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Knave, Man, May)

"Others indeed may talk, and write, and fight about liberty, and make an outward pretence to it; but the free-thinker alone is truly free."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Fight, Liberty, May, Talk)

"There will be some tracks on the next album which that will consist of mostly noise and feedback, whereas others may just have guitar parts and samples."
- Daisy Berkowitz
(Related: Guitar, May, Will)

"I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are."
- Milton Berle
"Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Men, Goals, Positive, Fighting, Revolution, Ignorance, Injustice, May, Poverty, Reform, Slavery, Variety)

"Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love."
- Hector Berlioz
(Related: Love, Music, Idea, May)

"I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Humor, Sense)

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

"A part of sexuality may go to research, and a much larger part must lead to aesthetic creation. The art of the future will, because of the very opportunities and materials it will have at its command, need an infinitely stronger formative impulse than it does now."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Art, Creation, Future, May, Now, Research, Sexuality, Will)

"We shall be forced to attempt planned and directed research employing hundreds of workers for many years, and this cannot be done without risking the loss of independence and originality. This is a serious and fundamental obstacle but it may be overcome in two ways."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Independence, Loss, May, Originality, Research, Workers, Years)

"Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Men, Civilization, May)

"The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised."
- Carl Bernstein
(Related: Fear, Environment, First, Information, May, Pressure, Questions, Will)

"The times may have changed, but the people are still the same. We're still looking for love, and that will always be our struggle as human beings."
- Halle Berry
(Related: Love, People, May, Struggle, Will)

"I am making this trip to Africa because Washington is an international city, just like Tokyo, Nigeria or Israel. As mayor, I am an international symbol. Can you deny that to Africa?"
- Marion Berry
(Related: Israel, Symbol, Washington)

"The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: May, Past, Reason, Will)

"Maybe! Maybe! Maybe if your aunt had a beard, she'd be your uncle."
- Alvah Bessie
"Many things have been said about what happened, but I don't know either. Maybe someday. One thing I'm sure of is that all the things that have happened to me, good and bad, happy and sad, have made me what I am today."
- Pete Best
(Related: Today)

"We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends."
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Related: Change, Power, Ideas, Courage, May, Old, Potential, Youth)

"Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect."
- Bruno Bettelheim
(Related: Authority, May, Obedience, Punishment, Self, Will)

"Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens."
- William Beveridge
(Related: Democracy, Dictators, Evil, Ignorance, May)

"The main reason why we look constantly to the Gita is that, whenever we need help, we may get it from the Gita. And, indeed, we always do get it."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Gita, Help, May, Reason)

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

"Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Attention, Elections, School)

"Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Religion, State)

"Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Truth, Danger, Denial, Doubt, Investigation, May)

"You always draw on your experiences with live audiences to know how to do comedy on films. You're working for a laugh that may or may not come six months later, but you're working in a vacuum at the time you are doing it."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Time, Audiences, Comedy, May, Months)

"The first presentation of my show was given in May, 1883, at Omaha, which I had then chosen as my home. From there we made our first summer tour, visiting practically every important city in the country."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Home, Country, First, May, Summer)

"Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Love, God, Help, May, Smile)

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

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

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

"The judiciary must not take on the coloration of whatever may be popular at the moment. We are guardian of rights, and we have to tell people things they often do not like to hear."
- Rose E. Bird
(Related: People, Rights, May, Popular)

"If I were mayor, I'd invite everyone to have free boat trips on the river and free balloon rides over the city. I'd let the elderly in residential homes wander free."
- Jane Birkin
(Related: Elderly)

"People say my music is English. I don't know what it is. Maybe it's not me writing English music, but that English music is becoming more like me."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Music, People, English, Writing)

"Maybe I'll be a feminist in my old age."
- Bjork
(Related: Age, Old)

"I'm not going to talk like I know about politics, because I'm a total amateur, but maybe I can be a spokesperson for people who aren't normally interested in politics."
- Bjork
(Related: Politics, People, Talk)

"Country radio certainly widens the boundaries of what I can do. Other artists may do something more edgy that gets on radio and that opens the door for me to be more edgy, I think."
- Clint Black
(Related: Artists, Country, May)

"Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense. Maybe that's what caught everybody's attention. As a player, he didn't do anything amazing."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Attention)

"And, he'd seen me in Panama, and he talked about maybe doing something in New York so I hooked it up when I came here and I recorded in 1969 my first album with Pete Rodriguez."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: First, Panama)

"Parents don't need government to raise their kids. That's their job. But government can help them protect their children from influences they may not want their kids exposed to."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Government, Children, Help, Job, Kids, May, Parents, Want)

"Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war."
- Tony Blair
(Related: War, Possibility, Children, First, May)

"I may find Saddam Hussein's regime abhorrent - any normal person would - but the survival of it is in his hands."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Survival, May)

"I may err in judgment, but I hope not in intention."
- Edward Blake
(Related: Hope, Intention, Judgment, May)

"We have views on social issues that may seem to some that we are hard-line Tories. However our economics policies and our opposition to the process called globalisation could be considered by some to place us on the far-left of conventional politics."
- Steve Blake
(Related: Politics, Economics, May, Opposition)

"A mother is neither cocky, nor proud, because she knows the school principal may call at any minute to report that her child had just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium."
- Mary Kay Blakely
(Related: Mother, May, School)

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

"Once the anchor of reason has been cut, one's craft may go anywhere. One may become a St Francis or equally a Hitler."
- Brand Blanshard
(Related: May, Reason)

"The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Hollywood, Listening)

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Ambition)

"The country is not a democratic state. Therefore we fear that they might carry a recorder in their pocket or there may be bugs in the walls, and you cannot be absolutely sure that you get a straight testimony."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Fear, Bugs, Country, May, State)

"I think that we have to do our job well, investigate thoroughly and then describe very honestly what we see to the Security Council. And some of the things might please people there and other things may not please the people."
- Hans Blix
(Related: People, Job, May, Security)

"If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing, but if they wait maybe it will not. So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Action, Impatience, Military, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Will)

"Thanking you once more, I want to wish you the best of luck for your future life and to conclude by saying to you: Dream your dreams and may they come true!"
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Dreams, Life, Future, Luck, May, Saying, Want)

"I don't know what the secret to longevity as an actress is. It's more than talent and beauty. Maybe it's the audience seeing itself in you."
- Joan Blondell
(Related: Beauty, Talent, Longevity)

"Shakespeare will not make us better, and he will not make us worse, but he may teach us how to overhear ourselves when we talk to ourselves... he may teach us how to accept change in ourselves as in others, and perhaps even the final form of change."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Change, May, Shakespeare, Talk, Will)

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

"Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic."
- Roy Blount, Jr.
(Related: Women, Learning, Literature)

"I feel that the Christian experience and the Jewish one have much to give each other. If this open society continues and there is no return to political anti-Semitism, then this encounter, deeper than any theology, may happen."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Experience, Society, Christian, May, Open, Theology)

"Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice."
- Leon Blum
(Related: Morality, Courage, Choice, May)

"Now they call in all of the authority figures they can find and hire them - the cost has gone up. The picture may or may not get better, but definitely, it gets more cumbersome."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Authority, May, Now)

"It just seems like the whole, overall animation world is trying to go where maybe animation doesn't belong."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Animation, Trying, World)

"But I've been surprised over the years. I mean, someone told me the other day that maybe 360 million people have played this game in the world. That's a lot of people."
- Don Bluth
(Related: People, Day, World, Years)

"Death used to announce itself in the thick of life but now people drag on so long it sometimes seems that we are reaching the stage when we may have to announce ourselves to death. It is as though one needs a special strength to die, and not a final weakness."
- Ronald Blythe
(Related: Death, Life, People, Strength, May, Needs, Now, Weakness)

"I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Hope, Anthropology, May, Present)

"I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind, of whatever kind they may be."
- Franz Boas
(Related: May, Mind, Teaching)

"That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong."
- William J. H. Boetcker
(Related: People, May, Right, Self, Wrong)

"Living in a tower, however secure it may feel, is hardly a social attribute."
- Dirk Bogarde
(Related: Living, May)

"Well everybody in Casablanca has problems. Yours may work out."
- Humphrey Bogart
(Related: Work, May, Problems)

"I've been around a long time. Maybe the people like me."
- Humphrey Bogart
(Related: Time, People)

"Advertisements may be evaluated scientifically; they cannot be created scientifically."
- Leo Bogart
(Related: May)

"The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Truth, Fact, Falsehood, May)

"There's got to be something that you can do that will not just be a nice honor to the play, or the book, or the movie you're dealing with, but some aspect that maybe can explore something that the play couldn't do."
- William Bolcom
(Related: Honor, Play, Will)

"Nigel might have an earlier date, but I think it's unprecedented from my memory. So it is a reminder to everybody that the public can move very rapidly on some issues and therefore what looks settled may not be."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: May, Memory, Public)

"The law is not a "light" for you or any man to see by; the law is not an instrument of any kind. The law is a causeway upon which so long as he keeps to it a citizen may walk safely."
- Robert Bolt
(Related: Law, Man, May)

"I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Courage, Dignity, May, State)

"Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Foresight, May)

"Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Character, Ambition, May, Passion, Principles)

"We may seem competent, but by the end of next century there will be new deserts, new ruins."
- Edward Bond
(Related: End, May, Will)

"I haven't heard from Bobby since May when we had our conversation, but then this thing broke last week, where they arrested him, and we were watching what was going on on the whole deal, and I was actually flabbergasted, at what the then police chief Parks was saying."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Conversation, May, Police, Saying)

"The last time I spoke with Robert was back in May. When his wife was murdered, I talked to several radio stations in defense of him because I know how Bobby Blake really is, and as far as I'm concerned, there's no murder in his heart."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Time, Wife, Heart, Defense, May, Murder)

"We may not be able to control the Supreme Court... but we can control the money."
- Henry Bonilla
(Related: Money, Control, Court, May)

"There has certainly been criticism of the timing involved in getting help to the victims of the storm, and much of it may indeed be warranted. However, this is not the time for pointing fingers; rather, it is the time for offering a helping hand to our neighbors in need."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Time, Criticism, Help, May, Neighbors, Victims)

"To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater."
- Bono
(Related: Respect, Right, United)

"Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Car, Faults, First, May)

"Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Action, May, Obvious, Right)

"What is qualified? What have I been qualified for in my life? I haven't been qualified to be a mayor. I'm not qualified to be a songwriter. I'm not qualified to be a TV producer. I'm not qualified to be a successful businessman. And so, I don't know what qualified means."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: Life, Successful)

"I'm not a lawyer, and maybe I should have used more specific legal language."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: Legal, Language)

"No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful."
- George Boole
(Related: Impression, Being, May)

"May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition!"
- Daniel Boone
(Related: War, Goodness, May)

"This may surprise you, but I was arrested in high school."
- Pat Boone
(Related: May, School)

"I don't know whether I'm, like, jumping the gun but it's possible that in the future we may be able to use the information that we can't receive at the moment."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Future, Information, May)

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

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

"You have to understand that during the course of our show, we were a family for five hours a day, five days a week, maybe four days a week. And we experienced the same things that we experienced in our own family."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: Family, Day)

"A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion."
- James Boswell
(Related: May)

"A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation."
- James Boswell
(Related: Conversation, May)

"For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation."
- James Boswell
(Related: Conversation, May, Wit)

"I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything."
- James Boswell
(Related: Character, Man, May, Practice)

"A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself."
- James Boswell
(Related: Friend, Man, May)

"To demonstrate this simultaneity is by no means trivial, because it may for example happen that the product nucleus always forms in an activated state at first."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Example, First, May, State)

"We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: People, Attention, Fortune, May, Reason, Respect)

"I think that people ran out of oxygen and don't really know what happened up there, maybe some of them just made things up because they weren't sure what had happened."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: People)

"I told them, you can succeed - it's not likely the first time, maybe 25 per cent, but you CAN succeed. You can also die. By April 16 they had already been to camp III, well ahead of most teams."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Time, April, First, Succeed)

"It is very difficult to know what may be in the back of the mind of public figures."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: May, Mind, Public)

"The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: People, Heart, Absence, Friends, May, Senses)

"Maybe it will be a great thing when the Baby Boomers finally die out. In real life, it's not a matter of the good guys or the bad guys. Rather, it's big numbers and small numbers that do the counting."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Life, Baby, Numbers, Will)

"When you take a stand out of deep conviction, people know. They may not even agree, but they ask, 'Do I want someone who is willing to take a hard stand and someone I can trust to do that when the chips are down?' They want that."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Trust, People, Conviction, Deep, May, Want)

"A man may build a complicated piece of mechanism, or pilot a steamboat, but not more than five out of ten know how the apple got into the dumpling."
- Edward A. Boyden
(Related: Man, May)

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

"If an investigative reporter finds out that someone has been robbing the store, that may be "gotcha" journalism, but it's also good journalism."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Journalism, May)

"Maybe some of today's papers have too many 'feel-good' features, but there is a lot of good news out there."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: News, Today)

"A Shakespearean tragedy as so far considered may be called a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man in high estate. But it is clearly much more than this, and we have now to regard it from another side."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Death, Calamity, Leading, Man, May, Now, Tragedy)

"Both Brutus and Hamlet are highly intellectual by nature and reflective by habit. Both may even be called, in a popular sense, philosophic; Brutus may be called so in a stricter sense."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Nature, Habit, May, Popular, Sense)

"It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least."
- F. H. Bradley
(Related: Nature, Change, Sympathy, Economy, Help, May)

"A friend of ours has a hobby doing genealogy, and we found out that we were cousins in the ninth degree, that we had a common ancestor on the Mayflower."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Friend)

"If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Technology, Wisdom, May, Prudence)

"I may be dumb, but I'm not stupid."
- Terry Bradshaw
(Related: Dumb, May)

"One very clear impression I had of all the Beautiful People was their prudence. It may be that they paid for their own airline tickets, but they paid for little else."
- James Brady
(Related: People, Impression, May, Prudence)

"In the globalized world that is ours, maybe we are moving towards a global village, but that global village brings in a lot of different people, a lot of different ideas, lots of different backgrounds, lots of different aspirations."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: People, Ideas, Aspirations, World)

"In Rwanda that genocide happened because the international community and the Security Council refused to give, again, another 5000 troops which would have cost, I don't know, maybe fifty, a hundred, million dollars."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Community, Genocide, Security, Troops)

"There is an element of luck, there is an element of trial and error, sometimes you fail, sometimes you succeed. It's not as beautifully simple as it may seem when we are talking about it."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Error, Luck, May, Succeed, Talking)

"I have a secret thought from some things I have observed, that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Design, God, Thought, May, Service, World)

"A reputation for a thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment."
- Ernest Bramah
(Related: May, Reputation, Years)

"He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit."
- Ernest Bramah
(Related: May, Reality)

"What they did was to make a pilot and it may well go to series at the next festival but I don't have any news on that. It's already been on Paramount actually, but as it's on Paramount it'll probably be on several more times... hopefully."
- Jo Brand
(Related: May, News)

"To declare that in the administration of criminal law the end justifies the means to declare that the Government may commit crimes in order to secure conviction of a private criminal would bring terrible retribution."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Government, Conviction, End, Law, May, Order)

"I abhor averages. I like the individual case. A man may have six meals one day and none the next, making an average of three meals per day, but that is not a good way to live."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Day, Man, May)

"I think that my biggest role models are people that have maybe struggled for a while and then finally gotten to their destination."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: People)

"So I've seen life as one long learning process. And if I see - you know, if I fly on somebody else's airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one, which it wasn't in - 21 years ago, then I'd think, well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I'd like to fly on."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Experience, Life, Learning, Years)

"But it is possible that, in the days ahead, these years we have lived through may eventually be thought of simply as a period of disturbance and regression."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Thought, May, Years)

"Everything must be recaptured and relocated in the general framework of history, so that despite the difficulties, the fundamental paradoxes and contradictions, we may respect the unity of history which is also the unity of life."
- Fernand Braudel
(Related: History, Life, Difficulties, May, Paradoxes, Respect, Unity)

"History may be divided into three movements: what moves rapidly, what moves slowly and what appears not to move at all."
- Fernand Braudel
(Related: History, May)

"Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things."
- Robert Brault
(Related: Day, May)

"There is nothing wrong where we reach a point where maybe everybody could claim a victory. I think it would be good for the American people, which should be our first priority."
- John Breaux
(Related: People, Victory, American, First, Nothing, Wrong)

"Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Wisdom, Mistake, May, Old)

"People may say that what I do is very clever, but it's not really at all. It's not Swift."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: People, May)

"So to recap: we may or may not be going to war with Iraq because Saddam may or may not have weapons of mass destruction, which he may or may not use, or pass to other terrorists groups with whom he may or may not have links."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: War, Destruction, Iraq, May, Weapons)

"Maybe you are the "cool" generation If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
(Related: Admiration, Coolness, Service)

"It may be an extreme example brought about by abnormal circumstances - but the criteria of human rights kick in, surely, precisely when the conditions are extreme and the situation is abnormal."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: Circumstances, Example, Extreme, Rights, Human rights, May)

"Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home; a common fate has linked us through the centuries, and it continues to link us today."
- Leonid I. Brezhnev
(Related: Home, Europe, Fate, May, Today)

"Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster."
- William Throsby Bridges
(Related: Beginning, Disaster, First, May)

"I hope this view of the question may be a mistaken one, because it does not seem to me very unlikely that the suffrage will be granted to women."
- John Bright
(Related: Women, Hope, May, Question, Will)

"The funny thing is all these school shootings that we have, always happen in very religious communities. Maybe it's because the centre of their lives is a big fat nothing and it's just a fantasy and there's nothing there. I think maybe that might have something to do with it."
- Matthew Bright
(Related: Funny, Fantasy, Nothing, Religious, School)

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

"I like a drink, mate. I'll have maybe 10 or 12 pints on a good night out."
- Eric Bristow
(Related: Night)

"My childhood may have been more demented than most, because I learned to read very early and was allowed to read whatever I wanted."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Childhood, May)

"There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see."
- Vera Brittain
(Related: Beauty, May, Reward, Will)

"You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Change, Life, May, World)

"You will die but the carbon will not; its career does not end with you. It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time, sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Life, Time, Career, End, May, Will)

"We found that specialists did not know as much as we thought. So, you think maybe there are other answers. There are not but if you belief something will help you it probably will: it will help, not cure."
- Charles Bronson
(Related: Thought, Belief, Answers, Cure, Help, Will)

"Maybe I'm too masculine. Casting directors cast in their own, or an idealized image. Maybe I don't look like anybody's ideal."
- Charles Bronson
"A book may be compared to your neighbour: if it be good it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early."
- Henry Brooke
(Related: May)

"A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early."
- Rupert Brooke
(Related: May)

"The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Love, Beginning, Impossibility, May, Romantic, Sadness)

"I've been taking batting practice in my barn where nobody can see me, so I may be better than anyone thinks."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: May, Practice)

"And maybe I'm a little smarter now than I was before for all the stupid things I've done."
- Herb Brooks
(Related: Now)

"Maybe I'm sort of like the players - there's still a lot of little boy in me."
- Herb Brooks
"Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Character, May, Moments)

"The feet of the humblest may walk in the field Where the feet of the Holiest trod, This, then, is the marvel to mortals revealed."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Feet, May)

"The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not to take his burden from him, but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Burden, Energy, Help, Man, May)

"He that hath deserved hanging may be glad to escape with a whipping."
- Thomas Brooks
(Related: May)

"Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Flattery, Imitation, Listening, May)

"Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It's supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it's in the Pacific Ocean instead."
- David R. Brower
(Related: May, Moon, Now, Ocean, Right)

"I believe that the average guy in the street will give up a great deal, if he really understands the cost of not giving it up. In fact, we may find that, while we're drastically cutting our energy consumption, we're actually raising our standard of living."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Energy, Fact, Giving, Living, May, Will)

"Well, maybe it's because of the rumors they had going around, you know, they had some rumors about Dennis Brown was in the hospital and all that. Well, that is all bull!"
- Dennis Brown
(Related: Rumors)

"Inaction may be the biggest form of action."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Action, Inaction, May)

"If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present."
- Les Brown
(Related: Feelings, Ability, May, Past, Present)

"Without solid connections between homicides, we may have the reverse problem of believing three local murders are the work of one serial killer when they may actually be the work of three!"
- Pat Brown
(Related: Work, May)

"I just simply write as it moves me. I may be writing about a book or a movie or a person, places where I've been or something I've done. Or politics. It's going to what's on my mind at the moment."
- Tina Brown
(Related: Politics, May, Mind, Writing)

"Mayors are judged by results."
- Willie Brown
(Related: Results)

"Whatever the price, identify it now. What will you have to go through to get where you want to be? There is a price you can pay to be free of the situation once and for all. It may be a fantastic price or a tiny one - but there is a price."
- Harry Browne
(Related: May, Now, Want, Will)

"You don't need an explanation for everything, Recognize that there are such things as miracles - events for which there are no ready explanations. Later knowledge may explain those events quite easily."
- Harry Browne
(Related: Knowledge, Events, Explanations, May, Miracles)

"I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Love, Music, Lie, Books, Will)

"That's maybe the most important thing each generation does, is to break a lot of rules and make up their own way of doing things."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Rules)

"Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: May)

"A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Truth, Man, May, Possession, Surrender)

"There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Faces, May)

"An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all."
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Greatness, Ignorance, May)

"Whatever I have come to offer, I have come to offer and it may or may not be connected to anything that has happened in the past."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: May, Past)

"There is a deep question whether the possible meanings that emerge from an effort to explain the experience of art may not mask the real meanings of a work of art."
- Jerome Bruner
(Related: Art, Experience, Work, Deep, Effort, May, Question)

"The colors I use may clash or vibrate against one another but this is done intentionally."
- Frank Bruno
(Related: Colors, May)

"It may be you fear more to deliver judgment upon me than I fear judgment."
- Giordano Bruno
(Related: Fear, Judgment, May)

"The time horizon may be too long for sole reliance on market solutions - but perhaps the inventiveness of the financial services industry will prove me wrong that point!"
- John Bruton
(Related: Time, Financial, May, Will, Wrong)

"Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Mother, Father, Crime, May, Poverty, Sense)

"The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Man, May)

"One must laugh before one is happy, or one may die without ever laughing at all."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: May)

"A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there are people who may be useful in bettering his position."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: People, Man, May)

"I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Hope, May, Party)

"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth."
- William Jennings Bryant
(Related: Truth, May)

"There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness."
- John Buchan
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Joy, May)

"We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Age, Grave, May, Meditation, Old, World)

"All things are possible until they are proved impossible - and even the impossible may only be so, as of now."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: May, Now)

"It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Religion, Strength, May)

"I felt like if I wasn't around, maybe my shot would be gone."
- Young Buck
"When I work alone, it can be like dabbling with a canvas. Maybe you paint over bits, and it starts to form its own life and lead you off in a direction. It becomes an intuitive, subconscious process."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Life, Work, Direction)

"But by taking the time away, getting myself off the treadmill, and just slowing down and learning, I felt I had so much more to give back. And maybe that was something that needed to happen for all of us."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Time, Learning)

"We can't compare stories. We can only know in our hearts that we are the same. That may be the best we can do."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: May)

"They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Interest, Lies, May, Public, Understanding)

"Under the circumstances, may I suggest another means of encouraging probity in elective office. I refer to term limitations, which can serve ends beyond that of saving congressional souls."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Encouraging, Circumstances, Limitations, May, Office)

"Moreover, we are showing a dismaying tendency to recast God in Man's image."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: God, Man)

"It would seem, therefore, that this constitutional safeguard may no longer serve its original purpose, especially when, as we learned last year, some acts of perjury may now be acceptable - in this world, at least, if not the next."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Purpose, May, Now, World)

"Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Argument, Concern, Difficulty, Limitations, May, Temptations, Welfare)

"Once it becomes impossible for members of Congress to make a career of legislative service, the temptation to bend a vote for whatever reason may yield to the better angels of their nature."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Nature, Angels, Career, Congress, May, Reason, Service, Temptation, Vote, Yield)

"Maybe I'm too young to keep good love from going wrong, but tonight you're on my mind, so you never know."
- Jeff Buckley
(Related: Love, Mind, Wrong)

"I believe that there may be intelligent life on other planets."
- Pat Buckley
(Related: Life, May)

"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."
- Buddha
(Related: Friend, Body, Evil, May, Mind, Will)

"No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path."
- Buddha
(Related: May)

"I can do whatever I want. They will tell me if what I am doing is stupid or a total waste of time. I may tell them that they are wrong, and we will come to an agreement."
- Bill Budge
(Related: Time, Agreement, May, Want, Waste, Will, Wrong)

"Indecision may or may not be my problem."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Indecision, May)

"If anything, taxes for the lower and middle class and maybe even the upper middle class should even probably be cut further. But I think that people at the high end - people like myself - should be paying a lot more in taxes. We have it better than we've ever had it."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: People, Class, End, Middle class, Taxes)

"Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart."
- Lois McMaster Bujold
(Related: Heart, Desire, May, Trade, Want)

"No one has ever bought me underwear, and I'm a little bummed about that. Maybe it's not such a big deal any more."
- Sandra Bullock
"Great acting may be a turn-on, but it won't make me fantasize about the person for a week."
- Sandra Bullock
(Related: Acting, May)

"English policy may not yet have made the definite decision to attack us; but it doubtless wishes, by all and every means, even the most extreme, to hinder every further expansion of German international influence and of German maritime power."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: Power, Policy, Decision, English, Extreme, Influence, May, Wishes)

"The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: May, State)

"Here's to our wives and sweethearts - may they never meet."
- John Bunny
(Related: May, Wives)

"The decline of the aperitif may well be one of the most depressing phenomena of our time."
- Luis Bunuel
(Related: Time, May)

"The scientist is a lover of truth for the very love of truth itself, wherever it may lead."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Love, Truth, May)

"Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you've got to help pay for piping. And the Piper!"
- Abigail Van Buren
(Related: Religion, Help, May, Water)

"We may have lured judges into roaming at large in the constitutional field."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Judges, May)

"A novelist should not be too intelligent either, although... he may be permitted to be an intellectual."
- Anthony Burgess
(Related: May)

"If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead."
- Gelett Burgess
(Related: May, Opinion, Years)

"Actually, I think it's interesting that when I put the weight on, I was already with him. I don't know, maybe I felt safe. And he likes me like this. He likes me whatever size I am."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Weight)

"If you're interested or like it, but could be just as happy living in a regular town, having a regular job, maybe doing little theatre, you're better off and you'll be a happier person. This is too gut-wrenching and heartbreaking."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Job, Living, Theatre)

"By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: May, Nation)

"It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Humanity, Justice, May, Reason)

"Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Economy, May)

"If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Health, Virtue, May)

"The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Effect, Liberty, May, Risk, Will)

"Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: May, Persecution, Piety, Religious)

"Today, there are more opportunities for writers in terms of access to larger success, but it's more difficult to publish a literary novel in the lower ranges. In other words, you almost have to hit a home run. You can hit a triple, maybe, but nobody's interested in a single."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Home, Success, Literary, Today, Words, Writers)

"We not only interpret the character of events... we may also interpret our interpretations."
- Kenneth Burke
(Related: Character, Events, May)

"When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: May, Stars)

"Almost everything The Beatles did was great, and it's hard to improve on. They were our Bach. The way to get around it may be to keep it as simple as possible."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: May)

"To despise riches, may, indeed, be philosophic, but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind."
- Fanny Burney
(Related: Mankind, May)

"Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action."
- Aaron Burr
(Related: Action, May, Regret, Today, Tomorrow)

"Although we must change the ways we protect our country, we must also guard against policies that appear attractive but offer little real protection and may even impede our ability to protect ourselves."
- Richard Burr
(Related: Change, Ability, Country, May, Protection)

"It never seems to occur to some people, that, like beauty, a sense of humor may sometimes be fatal."
- Edgar Rice Burroghs
(Related: Humor, Beauty, People, May, Sense)

"It may not be possible to get rare roast beef but if you're willing to settle for well done, ask them to hold the sweetened library paste that passes for gravy."
- Marian Burros
(Related: May)

"I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Dreams, People, Alcohol, Childhood, Drugs, Feeling, Lonely)

"One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Battle, May, Philosophy)

"This is a war universe. War all the time. That is its nature. There may be other universes based on all sorts of other principles, but ours seems to be based on war and games."
- William Burroughs
(Related: War, Nature, Time, Games, May, Principles, Universe)

"I always wanted to play Joan of Arc. I've always wanted to do that. Now I'm thinking, 'Maybe there's a story in Joan of Arc's mother!' If I don't hurry up, her grandmother!"
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Now, Play, Thinking)

"I've lived most of my life in Manhattan, but as close as Brooklyn is to Manhattan, there are people who live there who have been to Manhattan maybe once or twice."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Life, People)

"Every once in awhile we may fall on our face, but we insist on doing what we wanna do."
- Cliff Burton
(Related: May)

"You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice."
- Richard Burton
(Related: Justice, May, Will)

"Support a compatriot against a native, however the former may blunder or plunder."
- Richard Francis Burton
(Related: May, Support)

"We can make mayors and officers every year, but not scholars."
- Robert Burton
"A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself."
- Robert Burton
(Related: May)

"While different people may approach opportunities in different ways, we need to base decisions on a fundamental set of values as we chart our course of action."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: People, Action, Values, Decisions, May)

"I don't know what it was, maybe the movie theaters in my immediate surrounding neighbourhood in Burbank, but I never saw what would be considered A movies."
- Tim Burton
(Related: Movies)

"I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not sleep for many days on end, it may not be good for my health, but it definitely helps."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Health, People, End, May, Sleep)

"New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It is, however, the most exciting heterogeneous mess of a town I've ever seen."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: May)

"I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Change, People, Control, Destiny, Lonely, Want)

"I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Time, Mother, America, May)

"And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!"
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Day, Footsteps, May, President, Will)

"One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Job, May)

"You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Guidance, May, Needs, President)

"Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!"
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Day, Footsteps, May, President, Will)

"Maybe it is the media that has us divided."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Media)

"Of course, everybody makes mistakes, and we've all been young and stupid. But people need to have a sense of respect, particularly in this business, because hundreds of people are ready to take your place at any time. Maybe some people should think about that."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Business, Time, People, Mistakes, Respect, Sense)

"To pursue science is not to disparage the things of the spirit. In fact, to pursue science rightly is to furnish the framework on which the spirit may rise."
- Vannevar Bush
(Related: Science, Fact, May, Spirit)

"A belief may be larger than a fact."
- Vannevar Bush
(Related: Belief, Fact, May)

"The politics of the Cape Town Metro, which allows an executive Mayoral committee to make secret decisions which affect you, behind closed doors, is wrong!"
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Politics, Committee, Decisions)

"Others may make you promises, once again, and then election after election not deliver. We will not do this."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: May, Promises, Will)

"The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve all the purposes of vice, in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Injustice, May, Tongue, Vice)

"Man may act according to that principle or inclination which for the present happens to be strongest, and yet act in a way disproportionate to, and violate his real proper nature."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Nature, Act, Man, May, Present)

"Every one of our passions and affections hath its natural stint and bound, which may easily be exceeded; whereas our enjoyments can possibly be but in a determinate measure and degree."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: May, Measure)

"There is such a thing as doing good that evil may come."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Evil, May)

"The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Truth, Bible, May, Nothing)

"To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: May)

"The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Fool, May, Pleasure, Will)

"Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: May, Silence, Tact)

"Sometimes my quotes may be too colorful."
- Earl Butz
(Related: May, Quotes)

"The first duty to children is to make them happy. If you have not made them so, you have wronged them. No other good they may get can make up for that."
- Charles Buxton
(Related: Children, Duty, First, May)

"Tonight - by taking this solemn oath - I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Chicago)

"The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Business, Chicago, Credit, Labor)

"Be assured that I did not become the Mayor of Chicago to preside over its decline."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Chicago)

"I pledge tonight to be Mayor for all of the people of this city - for one Chicago."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: People, Chicago)

"Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations."
- George Byron
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Jealousy, Lovers, May, Self)

"A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover but will sooner or later find a tyrant."
- George Byron
(Related: Man, May, Will, Woman)

"Sincerity may be humble but she cannot be servile."
- George Byron
(Related: May, Sincerity)

"Shakespeare's name, you may depend on it, stands absurdly too high and will go down."
- George Byron
(Related: May, Name, Shakespeare, Will)

"Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Wisdom, May, Pleasure, Treasure)

"A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins."
- Lord Byron
(Related: May, State, Years)

"I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Christianity, May, Mind, Pleasure)

"Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Friendship, Love, May)

"Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Jealousy, Lovers, May, Self)

"What is right for one soul may not be right for another. It may mean having to stand on your own and do something strange in the eyes of others."
- Eileen Caddy
(Related: Soul, Eyes, May, Right)

"We will that all men know we blame not all the lords, nor all those that are about the king's person, nor all gentlemen nor yeomen, nor all men of law, nor all bishops, nor all priests, but all such as may be found guilty by just and true inquiry and by the law."
- Jack Cade
(Related: Men, Blame, Gentlemen, Law, May, Will)

"They say that our sovereign is above his laws to his pleasure, and he may make it and break it as he pleases, without any distinction. The contrary is true, or else he should not have sworn to keep it."
- Jack Cade
(Related: Laws, May, Pleasure)

"It is to be remedied that the false traitors will suffer no man to come into the king's presence for no cause without bribes where none ought to be had. Any man might have his coming to him to ask him grace or judgment in such case as the king may give."
- Jack Cade
(Related: Cause, Grace, Judgment, Man, May, Will)

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

"There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot."
- John Cage
(Related: Time, Fact, May, Silence, Space)

"If I may take the liberty to speak for science at least, today his name and his prizes are without a peer in the world. He not only elevates science but he influences it as well."
- Melvin Calvin
(Related: Science, Liberty, May, Name, Prizes, Today, World)

"And to do that not only for the war fighter, but also to help prepare the people in the acquisition, personnel and policy worlds who need to make adjustments in the department's business, which itself may take 10 or 15 years to accomplish."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: War, Business, People, Policy, Help, May, Years)

"From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opportunity, I am likely to treat matters of greater importance."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Success, Idea, Opportunity, Fortune, Importance, May)

"Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come to pass, shall on the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge, answer for this corner of the earth."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Day, Earth, Examination, Language, May)

"I was always fascinated by engineering. Maybe it was an attempt maybe to get my father's respect or interest, or maybe it was just a genetic love of technology, but I was always trying to build things."
- James Cameron
(Related: Love, Technology, Father, Engineering, Interest, Respect, Trying)

"Think of someone you know who's not saved but you may be afraid to share the Gospel with that person. I've found a way that's radically effective in training people to share the Gospel."
- Kirk Cameron
(Related: People, May, Training)

"There is no mistaking the dismay on the face of a writer who has just heard that his brain child is a deformed idiot."
- L. Sprague de Camp
(Related: Writer)

"We, in our Province, are beginning to realize and appreciate that our slowness in keeping up with our North American neighbours may well have been a blessing in disguise."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: American, Beginning, Disguise, May)

"I hope lots of people will join the solidarity march on May 7th and I hope things will change."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Change, People, Hope, March, May, Solidarity, Will)

"There are MAYBE 30 years worth of ideas out there... watch for the feature version of ER in about 25 years... Hollywood has become hopelessly chained to the bottom line."
- Bruce Campbell
(Related: Ideas, Hollywood, Worth, Years)

"Some of you may have been hoping that today I would speak about Lucien Bouchard's latest economic theories. But I have decided to spare him for the time being: after all, he is a man."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Time, Man, May, Theories, Today)

"Fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live."
- William Wallace Campbell
(Related: Fight, May)

"Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Friend, May)

"The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Evil, Harm, Ignorance, Intentions, May, Understanding, World)

"I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character."
- John Candy
(Related: Character, Actor, May)

"When you raise prices, you've got to make sure you get it to the bottom line. You can fritter it away because of the way you're running the business, with maybe not a totally disciplined approach."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Business, Running)

"Older women are like aging strudels - the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own."
- Robert Farrar Capon
(Related: Women, May)

"The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit system meeting their special requirements, that they may more readily obtain money on short or long time for their farming operations, or that they may become owners of farms."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Money, Time, Credit, May, Meeting)

"National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month is celebrated each May, and becomes a chance for our Nation to become more familiar with the effects of this disease, and about the preventable steps that we can take to deal with it."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Awareness, Chance, Disease, May, Nation, Prevention)

"Unfortunately, we are still in an age where individuals may be discriminated against because of health conditions."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Age, Health, May)

"As we may know, osteoporosis affects around 10 million Americans, most of whom are over 55, and it is the cause of an estimated 1.5 million fractures annually."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Americans, Cause, May)

"In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage."
- Frank Capra
(Related: Art, Courage, Eyes, Film, May, Profession)

"I had an instinct before and maybe now I don't have that instinct as much as knowing what to do, what shots to hit, where to place the ball, things like that."
- Jennifer Capriati
(Related: Instinct, Now)

"If you don't own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life."
- Roger Caras
(Related: Life, May, Wrong)

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

"One of the jokes on our flight is that, if we have a normal entry day going, the plan is for me... to actually take the orbiter first and fly it for maybe 10 or 15 seconds and then hand it on over to Scooter."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Day, First, Jokes)

"I think what Calvinism may offer us is that God's in charge of his world."
- George Carey
(Related: God, May, World)

"Fear not; and the God of mercies grant a full gale and a fair entry into His kingdom, which may carry sweetly and swiftly over the bar, that you find not the rub of death."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Death, God, Fear, May)

"I say, traitors; as some men live upon the reward of treachery, for their quiet and liberty; if it may be called a liberty, as it is redeemed with the betraying of the interest of Christ, and the blood of His people."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Men, People, Blood, Christ, Interest, Liberty, May, Quiet, Reward, Treachery)

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

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

"I think people should be allowed to do anything they want. We haven't tried that for a while. Maybe this time it'll work."
- George Carlin
(Related: Time, Work, People, Want)

"May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house."
- George Carlin
(Related: Evil, May)

"As a columnist, I realize that whatever amount of corruption I expose, half my readers will block it out, although they may get a frisson of joy in the process."
- Margaret Carlson
(Related: Corruption, Joy, May, Will)

"Now, performing is second nature and I love every second of it. It is a very emotional thing when I can't play a song; maybe I'm hitting on something that I don't want to deal with. All of it is so personal. It is like therapy."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Love, Nature, Now, Play, Song, Therapy, Want)

"Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Man, May, World)

"Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: April, May, Spring, Summer, Winter)

"There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed; but you may note this fact, that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking."
- Bliss Carman
(Related: Successful, Fact, May, Passion, Perfection, Will)

"Indifference may not wreck a man's life at any one turn, but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the long run."
- Bliss Carman
(Related: Life, Indifference, Man, May, Will)

"The recollection of how, when and where it all happened became vague as the lingering strains hung in the rafters of the studio. I wanted to shout back at it, Maybe I didn't write you, but I found you."
- Hoagy Carmichael
"The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Ability, Man, May, Mind, Possession)

"And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Survival, Competition, Law, May, Race)

"No matter what you do, your person comes through. You can't completely change yourself on the screen. I had in mind someone colder and more in control, but I couldn't do it. This human note just crept in and maybe it's better."
- Leslie Caron
(Related: Change, Control, Mind)

"Whatever the practical value of the Walden experiment may be, there is no question that the book is one of the most vital and pithy ever written."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: May, Question, Value)

"I should like these few words to be read over the grave when my body is placed in the earth; for though it is possible I may be present and conscious of what is going on, I shall not be able to communicate."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Body, Earth, Grave, May, Present, Words)

"The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Religion, Artist, May, Religious, Sincerity)

"I don't need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk."
- David Carradine
(Related: Funny, Act, Needs)

"I've worked with a lot of real heavy hitters, and Quentin is maybe heads and shoulders, at least a forehead, above just about anybody I've ever worked with."
- David Carradine
"The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous. But neither, in my experience, do we ever reach a plane of detachment regarding our parents, however wise and old we may become. To pretend otherwise is to cheat."
- John le Carre
(Related: Experience, Childhood, May, Old, Parents)

"Beauty lasts five minutes. Maybe longer if you have a good plastic surgeon."
- Tia Carrere
(Related: Beauty)

"I try to do something the audience might not have seen before. Like if I'm gonna kiss a girl I wanna kiss her like a girl has never been kissed. Like maybe I would kick her legs out from under her and catch her right before she hits the ground and then kiss her."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Kiss, Right)

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

"Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don't limit myself."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: People, Will)

"It's hard for anybody who's been with me not to feel starved for affection when I'm making love to my ideas. Maybe it's not meant for me to settle down and be married."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Love, Ideas, Affection)

"May this house stand until an ant drinks the ocean and a tortoise circles the world."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Drinks, May, Ocean, World)

"War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Peace, War, Children, Evil, Killing, May, Will)

"We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment."
- Lillian Gordy Carter
(Related: Affection, Judgment, May, Respect)

"We didn't have any instruments, so I had to use my guitar."
- Maybelle Carter
(Related: Guitar)

"Faith may be encouraged by what has happened in the past, or what is thought to have happened in the past, but the only proof of it is in the future."
- Sydney Carter
(Related: Faith, Thought, Future, May, Past, Proof)

"Scriptures and creeds may come to seem incredible, but faith will still go dancing on."
- Sydney Carter
(Related: Faith, Dancing, May, Will)

"For my future I have no concern, and as a true philosopher, I never would have any, for I know not what it may be: as a Christian, on the other hand, faith must believe without discussion, and the stronger it is, the more it keeps silent."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Faith, Christian, Concern, Future, May)

"I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much; the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Death, Cause, Causes, Excess, First, Indigestion, May)

"And so the idea was, well maybe you can take an Atari video game machine, where people plug in a game cartridge, and plug in a modem, and tie that into a telephone, and essentially turn that game in the machine into an interactive terminal."
- Steve Case
(Related: People, Idea, Machine)

"The idea that maybe you don't have to own a car if you only need one occasionally may catch on, just like time-sharing caught on in real estate."
- Steve Case
(Related: Car, Idea, Time, May)

"Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred."
- M. Kathleen Casey
(Related: Anger, Consistency, Hatred, May, Temper)

"Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel."
- M. Kathleen Casey
(Related: Being, Burden, May)

"People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do."
- Lewis Cass
(Related: People, Doubt, May, Will)

"Seeing to it that a youngster grows up believing not just in the here and now but also in the grand maybes of life guarantees that some small yet crucial part of him remains forever a child."
- Anne Cassidy
(Related: Life, Now)

"My idea of what's good and bad and right and wrong is maybe greyer than most, and I like writing about that."
- Shaun Cassidy
(Related: Idea, Right, Writing, Wrong)

"As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Peace, War, Hope, First, Honor, May, Succeed, Tribute, Trying, World, World war)

"To many, Homer may appear lazy and a loser, but he's just much misguided. He's boorish, sure, but well meaning and, I guess, the one thing we have in common is the pursuit of lousy diets."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: May, Meaning, Pursuit)

"Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet, historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, believes a struggle only makes a person stronger."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: African, American, Civil rights, Famous, Literature, Struggle)

"I would not vote for the mayor. It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner, but because on my way into town from the airport there were such enormous potholes."
- Fidel Castro
(Related: Vote)

"The present moment is nice but it does not last. Living in it is like waiting in a junction town for the morning limited; the junction may be interesting but some day you will have to leave it and you do not know where the limited will take you."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: Day, Living, May, Present, Waiting, Will)

"To learn to get along without, to realize that what the world is going to demand of us may be a good deal more important than what we are entitled to demand of it - this is a hard lesson."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: May, World)

"But we ought to consider the natural form and shape of a horse, that we may work him according to nature."
- William Cavendish
(Related: Nature, Work, May)

"By this way you may dress all sorts of horses in the utmost perfection, if you know how to practice it; a thing that is very easy in the hands of a master."
- William Cavendish
(Related: Dress, Horses, May, Perfection, Practice)

"You may observe in all my lessons, that I tell you how the legs go, and those who are unacquainted with that, are entirely ignorant and work in the dark."
- William Cavendish
(Related: Work, May)

"But be that as it may, I think it is more respectful to you that I should speak to you upon and do my best to interest you in the subject which has occupied me, and in which I am myself most interested."
- Arthur Cayley
(Related: Interest, May)

"So much the worse, it may be, for a particular meeting: but the meeting is the individual, which on evolution principles, must be sacrificed for the development of the race."
- Arthur Cayley
(Related: Development, Evolution, May, Meeting, Principles, Race)

"Maybe the best way to get people to be pro-life is to start 'em off in amateur-life."
- Brian Celio
(Related: People)

"Today we have 1 billion users on the Net. By 2010 we will have maybe 2 billion."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Today, Will)

"Movie distribution may very well have migrated fully to digital form by then, making a huge dent in the need to print film and physically distribute content."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Content, Film, May)

"Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, May, Oil, Water)

"Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Life, Madness, May, Sanity)

"Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: May, Reason, Terror, Weight)

"The things I keep going back to, rereading, maybe they say more about me as a reader than about the books. Love in the Time of Cholera, Pale Fire."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Love, Time, Books, Fire)

"The world itself looks cleaner and so much more beautiful. Maybe we can make it that way - the way God intended it to be - by giving everyone, eventually, that new perspective from out in space."
- Roger B. Chaffee
(Related: God, Giving, Perspective, Space, World)

"I am also a Kentucky Colonel and an Honorary Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, among other things."
- Jack L. Chalker
(Related: Kentucky)

"But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Dreams, Men, Action, Purpose, Thoughts, Ideals, May, Spirits, Will)

"In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: War, May)

"However much we may sympathize with a small nation confronted by a big and powerful neighbours, we cannot in all circumstances undertake to involve the whole British Empire in a war simply on her account."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: War, Circumstances, May, Nation)

"I can't take days off and play like I did last night. Maybe some people can, but I can't."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: People, Night, Play)

"Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time."
- Oswald Chambers
(Related: Faith, Time, God, Character, Confidence, May)

"Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Women, Evil, Man, May, Woman)

"Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Truth, Virtue, Man, May)

"I just want people to remember me like I remember Buster Keaton. When they talk about Buster Keaton or Gene Kelly, people say, 'Ah yes, they good.' Maybe one day, they remember Jackie Chan that way."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: People, Day, Talk, Want)

"He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away; but he who is not in our heart is far though he may really be nearby."
- Chanakya
(Related: Heart, May, Mind)

"The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Justice, Law, May, Press, Right)

"The English may not always be the best writers in the world, but they are incomparably the best dull writers."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: English, May, World, Writers)

"When the Chinese first came to San Francisco, they were actually welcomed by the mayor and they had special ceremonies for them-again this is when their colony was very small, only a few Chinese."
- Iris Chang
(Related: First)

"I received an honorary doctorate for my work. Maybe one of these works is considered the equivalent of a Ph.D."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Work)

"I may attempt a novel. I think that no matter what you write, it requires being honest with oneself, and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Life, Being, May)

"Maybe sometimes I'm such a thinker, I reevaluate too much. Sometimes when it comes down to it, I really don't need to do anything, I don't really need to change anything. I need to just keep plugging away, working at it."
- Michael Chang
(Related: Change)

"Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Life, Love, Soul, Thought, Character, Force, Lies, May)

"An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Time, Christian, Earth, Heaven, May, Snow)

"We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come."
- Maria W. Chapman
(Related: Evil, May)

"I may be revered or defamed and decried; But I tried to live my life right."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Life, May, Right)

"The world is round so that friendship may encircle it."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Friendship, May, World)

"Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being."
- Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Love, Being, May, World)

"You may have read that I went to M.I.T. In 1982 I filled out a Who's Who survey with joking responses, and they never bothered to check the facts."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Facts, May)

"He was as fresh as is the month of May."
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Related: May)

"And she was fair as is the rose in May."
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Related: May)

"There's no workman, whatsoever he be, That may both work well and hastily."
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Related: Work, May)

"I would consider all of the legislation which I have supported meaningless if I were to sit idly by, silent, during a period which may go down in history as an era when we permitted the curtailment of our liberties."
- Dennis Chavez
(Related: History, Legislation, May)

"The U.S. has already suffered a devastating attack on September 11, 2001, and may again become a target."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: May)

"Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Time, May, Trees, Will)

"No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Faith, People, Extreme, May, State)

"For Christ, both God and man, must lay hold on us in order that there may be a union between Him and us."
- Martin Chemnitz
(Related: God, Christ, Man, May, Order)

"Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution."
- Ivan Chermayeff
(Related: Design, Problems, Solution)

"Any bull market covers a multitude of sins, so there may be all sorts of problems with the current system that we won't see until the bear market comes."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: May, Problems)

"The warrior may fight for gold or for an immediate gain, or for something to take home for the winter to feed the family. The soldier is part of a more complex society. He's fighting for a group ethic of some sort."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Home, Family, Society, Fight, Fighting, Gain, Gold, May, Winter)

"We may have to force people to get together in terms of picking a particular type of technology and starting to build to that technology, as opposed to everybody exercising their right to buy their own system, you know, at will."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Technology, People, Force, May, Right, Will)

"Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is. It's not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl."
- Kenny Chesney
(Related: Home, Music, People, Country, Country music, May, Songs)

"I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man is effectually destroyed, though the appetites of the brute may survive."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Indolence, Man, May, Suicide)

"I am very sure that any man of common understanding may, by culture, care, attention, and labor, make himself what- ever he pleases, except a great poet."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Attention, Care, Culture, Labor, Man, May, Understanding)

"Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: People, Knowledge, Accomplishments, May, Weight)

"Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man; therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Act, Custom, Dancing, Man, May, Mind)

"What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: People, Indifference, May)

"One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Cosmos, Ego, May, Self)

"The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Love, May)

"Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Being, Burden, May)

"Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: May, Property, Respect)

"If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved."
- Maurice Chevalier
(Related: Happiness, May, Mountains, Will)

"I go to make art as who I am as a person. The fact that I am a woman comes into play maybe in the kinds of things I'm interested in or in the way I structure a canvas."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Art, Fact, Play, Woman)

"What do I miss about the UK? Sadly, almost nothing. Maybe the midnight sun, in June in the north. That's all."
- Lee Child
(Related: June, Midnight, Nothing, Sun)

"I had been coming to America very frequently for many, many years, so I had plenty of exposure - and maybe the best kind of exposure, because I think first impressions are very important. Maybe I notice stuff that is just subliminal to people who live here all the time."
- Lee Child
(Related: Time, People, America, First, Years)

"Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness."
- Sri Chinmoy
(Related: God, Heart, Ideas, Beliefs, Consciousness, May, Mind, Spiritual, Thinking, Will)

"Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Heart, Mind, Order)

"Try to put your happiness before anyone else's, because you may never have done so in your entire life, if you really think about it, if you are really honest with yourself."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Happiness, Life, May)

"Try to love someone who you want to hate, because they are just like you, somewhere inside, in a way you may never expect, in a way that resounds so deeply within you that you cannot believe it."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Love, Hate, May, Want)

"In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Survival, Democracy, Existence, Freedom, Ideals, May)

"Maybe once in a while, you know, after a hard day of shooting or something like that, I'd kick back."
- Tommy Chong
(Related: Day)

"Let me into your lives, your world. Live on me, so that you may become truly alive."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: May, World)

"You may hate gravity, but gravity doesn't care."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Care, Gravity, Hate, May)

"Men have the power of thinking that they may avoid sin."
- John Chrysostom
(Related: Men, Power, May, Sin, Thinking)

"The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to the earth, and maybe in one month they will disappear."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Life, Thought, Books, Earth, Economy, Moon, Nothing, Will)

"Our son is in school now. You know, he's six-and-a-half and so a big chunk of the day is taken up by school. So I'm hoping that I'll be able to certainly take him to school in the morning, maybe pick him up in the afternoon and come back to work."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Work, Son, Day, Now, School)

"The only thing that might have annoyed some mathematicians was the presumption of assuming that maybe the axiom of choice could fail, and that we should look into contrary assumptions."
- Alonzo Church
(Related: Choice, Mathematicians)

"The second is the damage to the credibility and independence of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S. journalists and media organizations."
- Frank Church
(Related: Credibility, Independence, May, Media, Press, Relationships)

"Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor."
- Charles Churchill
"You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady."
- Jennie Churchill
(Related: Lady, May, Woman, World)

"Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Politics, War, May, Poison)

"Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Attention, Body, Criticism, May, Pain, State)

"I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: May, Ugly, Will)

"Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Survival, Victory, May, Road, Terror)

"To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Act, Day, May, Years)

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

"The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Truth, End, Ignorance, Malice, May)

"The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Peace, War, May)

"The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their interpreters, the rest of us are servants of the law, that we all may be free."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Judges, Law, Laws, May, Rest)

"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Body, Man, May, Mind, Old, Youth)

"Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Cunning, Justice, May)

"Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Intention, Laws, Liberal, May, Sense)

"Our works, whatever they may be, derive from our incapacity to kill or to kill ourselves."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: May)

"I was a little lacking in vision as mayor - I failed to understand the significance that housing and the revitalization of housing means for a city."
- Henry Cisneros
(Related: Vision)

"Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Food, Money, Time)

"I don't know what the outcome will be. I put a couple away for my grandkids, like that. So I don't know, who knows? Maybe I'll start building guitars for a living."
- Guy Clark
(Related: Building, Living, Will)

"I just was apologizing for maybe being a little goofy."
- Guy Clark
(Related: Being)

"May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations, make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed, and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance, to guard and defend to the end of time, the great charge He has committed to your keeping."
- J. Reuben Clark
(Related: Time, End, Favors, May, Nations, Vigilance)

"No matter how much Bill Gates may claim otherwise, he missed the Internet, like a barreling freight train that he didn't hear or see coming."
- Jim Clark
(Related: Internet, May)

"The market tends to pay as a wage what an individual laborer is worth. But the case last studied suggests the question how accurately the law operates in practice. May it not be an honest law, but be so vitiated in its working as to give a dishonest result?"
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Law, May, Practice, Question, Result, Wage, Worth)

"Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes; but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state, and you may have loyalty in your favor."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Feelings, Strength, Loyalty, May, Socialism, State)

"A lot of people you think you know you don't know until you find out you don't know then it may be too late to know."
- Kenneth Clark
(Related: People, May)

"Man may be considered as having a twofold origin - natural, which is common and the same to all - patronymic, which belongs to the various families of which the whole human race is composed."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Man, May, Race)

"The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: History, Religion, Morality, Mankind, May, Tragedy)

"Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: 1- It's completely impossible. 2- It's possible, but it's not worth doing. 3- I said it was a good idea all along."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Idea, May, Worth)

"This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Age, Attention, First, Future, May)

"It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God - but to create him."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: God, May, Worship)

"Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Society, May, Will)

"Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well."
- James Freeman Clarke
(Related: Exercise, May, Sleep)

"I'll read a script maybe twice, but I'll think about the role more than I'll rehearse lines."
- Patricia Clarkson
"I just have a thing for writers. Maybe it because I'm just so not a writer."
- Patricia Clarkson
(Related: Writer, Writers)

"Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition."
- Thomas Clarkson
(Related: Circumstances, May, Merit, Quakers, Slavery, Will)

"Man, like other organisms, is so perfectly coordinated that he may easily forget, whether awake or asleep, that he is a colony of cells in action, and that it is the cells which achieve, through him, what he has the illusion of accomplishing himself."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Action, Forget, Illusion, Man, May)

"Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Age, Life, Dreams, Earth, Facts, Inheritance, May, Ownership, Years)

"Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: Truth, Courage, First, Intellect, Light, May)

"There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday."
- John Clayton
(Related: Beauty, People, Positive, Christian, Holiday, May, Spirit, Thanksgiving)

"If I get two strikes, I'll go to a pitch maybe that will help induce that a little bit."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Help, Will)

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

"Every rustic who delivers in the village alehouse his slow, infrequent sentences, may help to kill or keep alive the fatal superstitions which clog his race."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Help, May, Race)

"We may always depend on it that algebra, which cannot be translated into good English and sound common sense, is bad algebra."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Common sense, English, May, Sound)

"If I steal money from any person, there may be no harm done from the mere transfer of possession; he may not feel the loss, or it may prevent him from using the money badly. But I cannot help doing this great wrong towards Man, that I make myself dishonest."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Money, Harm, Help, Loss, Man, May, Possession, Wrong)

"In like manner, if I let myself believe anything on insufficient evidence, there may be no great harm done by the mere belief; it may be true after all, or I may never have occasion to exhibit it in outward acts."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Belief, Harm, May)

"Many of you are well enough off that the tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: America, Tax, May, Saying, Tax cuts)

"Countries that will not tax their elite who expect us to come in and help them serve their people are just not going to get the kind of help from us that historically they may have."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: People, Countries, Tax, Help, May, Will)

"I try something new every night. It's an hour show; if it works I maybe try it a few more times and then move that off and try something new. It's a great workshop for me."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Night)

"As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and affection for the animals that share the planet with us may be a more unifying force than any other."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Affection, Animals, Force, Interest, May)

"If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars."
- Arthur Hugh Clough
(Related: May)

"Ted Kennedy is the only person alive who might know more than we do about Chappaquiddick, and he may not."
- Adam Clymer
(Related: May)

"A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings."
- Irvin S. Cobb
(Related: May, Pen, Tongue, Will, Witty, Woman)

"I may have been fierce, but never low or underhand."
- Ty Cobb
(Related: May)

"Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Men, Goodness, May, Respect)

"You may keep Turkey on the map of Europe, you may call the country by the name of Turkey if you like, but do not think you can keep up the Mahommedan rule in the country."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Country, Europe, May, Name, Turkey)

"I think in the wake of Katrina, the Coast Guard may well have been the only entity or agency that came out of that exercise free of fault and free of blame."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Blame, Exercise, Fault, May)

"When the government is handed over to the Iraqi Council on 30 June, many have declared, oh, the Americans must never leave because civil unrest may erupt. Well, I agree, we cannot abruptly depart, but Iraq needs to step up to the plate on 30 June."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Government, Americans, Iraq, June, May, Needs)

"The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished, not turned over to new management that may or may not have a better eye for earmarks with 'merit.'"
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Management, Eye, May, Needs)

"I got a pair of red, synthetic satin women's pants through the post the other day with a phone number on. That was quite strange. I haven't tried the phone number. In times of stress I may."
- Jarvis Cocker
(Related: Women, Day, May, Post, Stress)

"Contemporary Britain seems an endlessly fascinating place to me - but if I knew a little bit more about other places, and other times, maybe it wouldn't."
- Jonathan Coe
"There may be problems we still need to tease out, but we will leave no stone unturned in our bid to make London the host city."
- Sebastian Coe
(Related: London, May, Problems, Will)

"And when you see it the first time you put the film together, the roughest cut, is when you want to go home and open up your veins and get in a warm tub and just go away. And then it gradually, maybe, works its way back, somewhere toward that spot you were at before."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Home, Time, Film, First, Open, Want)

"It's a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That's sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn't happen to me."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Funny, Hope, Careers)

"Maybe our telling of the story wasn't as clear as it should have been, but I don't think that's true. In terms of understanding the story, it comes across."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Understanding)

"Maybe there should be less of a mystique around making movies. I just don't think that there's any real mystery there."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Movies, Mystery)

"My response, a dubious and hesitant one, is that it has been and may continue to be, in the time that is left to me, more productive to live out the question than to try to answer it in abstract terms."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Time, May, Question)

"If it is indeed impossible - or at least very difficult - to inhabit the consciousness of an animal, then in writing about animals there is a temptation to project upon them feelings and thoughts that may belong only to our own human mind and heart."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Feelings, Heart, Thoughts, Animals, Consciousness, May, Mind, Project, Temptation, Writing)

"As for September 11, let us not too easily grant the Americans possession of that date on the calendar. Like May 1 or July 14 or December 25, September 11 may seem full of significance to some people, while to other people it is just another day."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: People, Americans, Day, December, July, May, Possession)

"Terrorism is escalating to the point that Americans soon may have to choose between civil liberties and more intrusive means of protection."
- William S. Cohen
(Related: Americans, Civil liberties, May, Protection, Terrorism)

"If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage."
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Man, Will)

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

"I may be helping to bring harmony between people through my music."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Music, People, Harmony, May)

"Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Music, May, Mind, Will)

"When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Movies, Work, Film, May, Succeed)

"A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Death, Destruction, Man, Mankind, May, Nation, Will)

"As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!"
- Robert Collier
(Related: Opportunity, May)

"It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts, so that you may bring into plain view the precious thing at the center of the mass."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Work, Thoughts, May)

"I've thought maybe of getting younger artists out doing stuff, like I used to do a lot of. I don't wanna do it day in and day out like I used to, but I still wanna do it."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: Thought, Artists, Day)

"If Ted Williams just tip his cap once he could be elected Mayor of Boston in five minutes."
- Eddie Collins
(Related: Boston)

"I may like the Blizzard best, of all the songs I have written."
- Judy Collins
(Related: May, Songs)

"We may give advice, but not the sense to use it."
- Kitty O'Neill Collins
(Related: Advice, May, Sense)

"Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell."
- Wilkie Collins
(Related: Heart, Virtue, May)

"Genius, scholar, and war hero though he is, you have to admit - or maybe you should think about admitting - that George Bush might have rushed things a little in invading Iraq."
- Alan Colmes
(Related: War, Genius, Iraq)

"Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Men, Time, Day, May)

"Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Fame, Flowers, Future, Grave, Living, May, Nothing, Present)

"The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Genius, End, Interest, May, Posterity)

"The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be lamented that the most contemptible whisper may deprive us of the one, and the weakest weapon of the other."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Life, Grave, May, Reputation, Whisper)

"Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Fool, Man, May)

"Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Day)

"By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Goal, May, Obstacles)

"We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition."
- Alex Comfort
(Related: Virtue, Chastity, May)

"The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Change, Power, Quality, Development, Growth, Corporate, Effort, May)

"But today, I feel the genuine warmth, the affection, and although I may joke about it, I am touched."
- Perry Como
(Related: Affection, May, Today)

"Actually, I would love to make a music video. Maybe it would finally put to rest those persistent rumours that have followed me throughout my career - particularly when I was on camera performing - that I had died."
- Perry Como
(Related: Love, Music, Career, Rest)

"We are moving toward a global economy. One way of approaching that is to pull the covers over your head. Another is to say: It may be more complicated - but that's the world I am going to live in, I might as well be good at it."
- Phil Condit
(Related: Economy, May, World)

"Someday we may have as many followers as the harpsichord."
- Eddie Condon
(Related: Followers, May)

"Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to the (be?) worthy of being known."
- Confucius
(Related: Being, May, Office)

"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest."
- Confucius
(Related: Experience, First, Imitation, May, Reflection)

"He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it."
- Confucius
(Related: Government, Virtue, May, Stars)

"You are a woman: you must never speak what you think; your words must contradict your thoughts, but your actions may contradict your words."
- William Congreve
(Related: Thoughts, Actions, May, Words)

"He will hew to the line of right, let the chips fly where they may."
- Roscoe Conkling
(Related: May, Right, Will)

"Growing up, being watched from the outside... it's kind of very taxing and maybe I should just do some kind of manual labor-it might be more relaxing. But I can't, it's not in my nature."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Nature, Being, Growing up, Labor)

"Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Love, May, World)

"Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Apathy, Breeding, Class, Crime, May, Middle class)

"The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Artist, Day, May)

"A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: May, Will, World, Writer)

"The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement - but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Revolution, Leaders, May, Victims)

"Nations it may be have fashioned their Governments, but the Governments have paid them back in the same coin."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: May, Nations)

"Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring."
- Bob Considine
(Related: Work, Day, Grave, May, Open, Vanity, Wonder, Word)

"I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful."
- John Constable
(Related: Light, May, Perspective, Ugly, Will)

"You can't TV surf without coming across an Andy of Mayberry episode where you've just got to watch Don as Barney. That's why I put Don in several of my movies."
- Tim Conway
(Related: Movies)

"There's a magical tie to the land of our home, which the heart cannot break, though the footsteps may roam."
- Eliza Cook
(Related: Home, Heart, Footsteps, Land, May)

"It may be for 20 or 30 years no one has yet been able to decide the length of the life of the black bass."
- Jay Cooke
(Related: Life, May, Years)

"A man may lack everything but tact and conviction and still be a forcible speaker; but without these nothing will avail... Fluency, grace, logical order, and the like, are merely the decorative surface of oratory."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Conviction, Grace, Man, May, Nothing, Oratory, Order, Tact, Will)

"Stated clearly enough, an idea may cancel itself out."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Idea, May)

"Other people's beliefs may be myths, but not mine."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: People, Beliefs, May, Myths)

"People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: People, Company, May, Solitude)

"Moo may represent an idea, but only the cow knows."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Idea, May)

"After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Acceptance, Argument, May, Silence)

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Experience, Wisdom, Work, Time, Knowledge, Discipline, Ability, Hard work, Maturity, May, Mind, Quantity)

"Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Heart, Cowards, Instinct, May, Pretty)

"So I'm in that half-hour business where the most money is, so that eventually I feel like the people that put on the Dupont show, like maybe my artistic effort is going to be a little different."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Business, Money, People, Effort)

"I remember Mr. Mayer very well. He sort of liked to be the father - no, he liked to be treated like you thought he was Daddy, but he didn't treat you like Daddy at all."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Father, Thought)

"Bush may be a strong leader in the war on terrorism, but on budget deficits he is missing-in-action."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: War, Leader, May, Terrorism)

"Those things which I am saying now may be obscure, yet they will be made clearer in their proper place."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: May, Now, Saying, Will)

"For I am not so enamoured of my own opinions that I disregard what others may think of them."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: May, Opinions)

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

"I remember growing up with television, from the time it was just a test pattern, with maybe a little bit of programming once in a while."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Time, Growing up, Programming, Television)

"As great as kings may be, they are what we are: they can err like other men."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Men, Kings, May)

"Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Education, Sex, Idea, Kids, May, Schools)

"Maybe I just never learned my harmony part, because what everybody says sounds odd to them sounds perfectly natural to me."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Harmony)

"As a teenager, I didn't want to be me; I wanted to be many different people. Maybe I realized that they all lived inside me and that if I managed to connect with them, they would become aspects of me."
- Marion Cotillard
(Related: People, Want)

"May joy and good fellowship reign, and in this manner, may the Olympic Torch pursue its way through ages, increasing friendly understanding among nations, for the good of a humanity always more enthusiastic, more courageous and more pure."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Humanity, Joy, May, Nations, Understanding)

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

"I don't know the vast majority of you personally, and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as if we've become friends through the years. And you've been with me during a lot of good times and some very difficult ones. I can't tell you how grateful I am."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Friends, Majority, May, Sound, Years)

"I know there's a great deal of speculation, and while I appreciate the interest, kind of, my contract ends in May and I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do. I'm fortunate to have a couple of opportunities to think long and hard about."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Interest, May, Trying)

"It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Health, Science, Answers, Healing, May, Problems)

"It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Education, Idea, Difference, May, University, Words)

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

"When certain bootleg companies started off and they would take maybe ten per cent of whatever they got and help fuel new bands, which I'm cool with, I think that's a good idea. Most of the record companies are not doing that."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Idea, Help)

"The other thing that was very noticeable on that tour, not so much in the video, was the new young element that were coming to our shows... I started to see some very young people in the audience... maybe 14, 15, 16 years old."
- David Coverdale
(Related: People, Old, Years)

"Someday I suspect, when Jesus has definitely got me for a sunbeam, my works may be adequately assessed."
- Noel Coward
(Related: May)

"This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high."
- Abraham Cowley
(Related: Lie, Contempt, Envy, May)

"Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay."
- William Cowper
(Related: Men, Positive, Judgment)

"Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will."
- William Cowper
(Related: God, Heart, Compassion, Man, May, Will)

"Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books."
- William Cowper
(Related: Heart, Books, Learning, May, Meditation, Moments)

"What we are seeking so frantically elsewhere may turn out to be the horse we have been riding all along."
- Harvey Cox
(Related: May)

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

"But freedom, liberty, is an attribute of the soul and it may exist even when the body is in bondage."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Soul, Body, Freedom, Liberty, May)

"You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough."
- Frank Crane
(Related: Trust, May, Will)

"Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this, and who else other people may be, and all that, it's so grimly brutal!"
- Robert Creeley
(Related: Imagination, People, May, Reading, Writing)

"It is simply not true that war is solely a means to an end, nor do people necessarily fight in order to obtain this objective or that. In fact, the opposite is true: people very often take up one objective or another precisely in order that they may fight."
- Martin Van Creveld
(Related: War, People, End, Fact, Fight, May, Order)

"It now seems very likely that many of the 64 triplets, possibly most of them, may code one amino acid or another, and that in general several distinct triplets may code one amino acid."
- Francis Crick
(Related: May, Now)

"The balance of evidence both from the cell-free system and from the study of mutation, suggests that this does not occur at random, and that triplets coding the same amino acid may well be rather similar."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Balance, May, Study)

"The meaning of this observation is unclear, but it raises the unfortunate possibility of ambiguous triplets; that is, triplets which may code more than one amino acid. However one would certainly expect such triplets to be in a minority."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Possibility, May, Meaning, Minority, Observation)

"The Petersons have not come forward in the press. Apparently they feel the media bears a large responsibility for Scott's conviction. It may be a while before we hear anything from them."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Conviction, May, Media, Press, Responsibility)

"Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk. Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails, and we'll be starting that very soon."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Time, People, Computer, May, Want)

"I think either Robert Blake wither pulled the trigger or hired someone to do it, but it will be a tough case to prove. I think there's a very good chance he may take the stand, and that's what I'm waiting for."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Chance, May, Waiting, Will)

"Reasoned arguments and suggestions which make allowance for the full difficulties of the state of war that exists may help, and will always be listened to with respect and sympathy."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: War, Sympathy, Arguments, Difficulties, Help, May, Respect, State, Will)

"If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Failure, First, May, Style, Succeed)

"I finally got a chance to talk to my daughter from my previous marriage. I just got married May 3 to my beautiful wife, but we don't see each other much."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Daughter, Chance, May, Talk)

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

"Democracy may mean something more than a theoretically absolute popular government, but it assuredly cannot mean anything less."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Government, Democracy, May, Popular)

"Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will."
- Oliver Cromwell
(Related: Integrity, May, Will)

"I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken."
- Oliver Cromwell
(Related: Christ, May)

"It may be, however, that I am too much wedded to my own views in the matter, and as I have spent nearly eight years of the hardest work of my life in this department, I respectfully request that I may now be relieved from its command."
- George Crook
(Related: Life, Work, May, Now, Years)

"The two records are very different. I guess, on the second record, that's more where I was at. Its not that I'm more well-adjusted or anything, it's just that what I wanted to sing about maybe was more the way I wanted to feel."
- Jon Crosby
"Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways."
- Samuel McChord Crothers
(Related: Being, May, Perfection, Result, Variety)

"God as my witness, may He strike me down if this allegation is true."
- Paul Crouch
(Related: God, May)

"I've learned to relax more. Everybody feels pressure in what they do, maybe mine is just a little different because there doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish what I want to."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Day, Pressure, Relax, Want)

"I don't know how long I'll be trick or treating. Maybe I'll be 80 years old and still trick or treating."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Old, Years)

"I write a good amount. I've been gathering up a backlog of stuff and maybe I'll do something with it someday, but I don't want to talk about it just yet because that would jinx it."
- Macaulay Culkin
(Related: Talk, Want)

"The Barks of Trees are best gathered in the Spring, if it be of great Trees, as Oaks or the like, because then they come easiest off, and so you may dry them if you please, but indeed your best way is to gather all Barks only for present use."
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Related: May, Present, Spring, Trees)

"Such Roots as are soft, your best way is to dry in the Sun, or else hang them up in the Chimney corner upon a string; as for such as are hard you may dry them any where."
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Related: May, Sun)

"There may be a new album, and there may not. Right now, we're encouraging bootlegging because there have been some great live things that ended up on the Internet. Rather than try to stop it, we like it. If nobody gave a crap about you, they wouldn't bother to bootleg you."
- Burton Cummings
(Related: Encouraging, Internet, May, Now, Right)

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

"I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Income, Living, May)

"More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: People, Abuse, May, Nation)

"I became more confident within myself and matured as a person and become a little bit more opinionated - maybe the lads might say a little bit too opinionated for their liking but that is just a natural progression for a player."
- Kenny Cunningham
"There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: War, Poverty)

"The mugger who is arrested is back on the street before the police officer, but the person mugged may not be back on the street for a long time, if ever."
- Mario Cuomo
(Related: Time, May, Police)