Quotes and Sayings about Now



"I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin."
- Aaliyah
(Related: People, Chance, Eye, Longevity, Public, Want)

"I know that people think I'm sexy and I am looked at as that. It is cool with me. It's wonderful to have sexy appeal. If you embrace it, it can be a very beautiful thing."
- Aaliyah
(Related: People)

"Our time is so specialised that we have people who know more and more or less and less."
- Alvar Aalto
(Related: Time, People)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Ideas, Editors, Fantasy, Risk, Want, Writer)

"Editors of open anthologies actively seek submissions from all comers, established and unknown. They are willing to read whatever the tide washes up at their feet."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Editors, Feet, Open)

"It took me about 12 years to reach my million-word mark. The challenge now is to continue to challenge myself."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Challenge, Now, Years)

"If you write, one of the questions you're always trying to answer is, Where do you get your ideas? And, if you write, you know how pointless a question this is and how difficult it is to answer."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Ideas, Question, Questions, Trying)

"There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own."
- Berenice Abbott
(Related: Ruin, Teachers)

"Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know is on third."
- Bud Abbott
(Related: First, Now)

"They disallowed this and disallowed that, and now I can't even get my head above water!"
- Bud Abbott
(Related: Now)

"I have been desperate to escape for so many years now, it is routine for me to try to escape."
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Related: Now, Routine, Years)

"'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'"
- John Abbott
(Related: Being, Man, Questions)

"Historic changes and challenges. Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity. And yet, for vast numbers across the globe, the daily realities have not altered."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Knowledge, Opportunity, Numbers)

"The producers felt that 24 would be good for the audience, to really get to know who these 12 and 12 are."
- Paula Abdul
"You need these experiences. Just know that sometimes, the director has a specific look in mind."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Mind)

"For all of those willing to help me start a family, I am flattered. I will let you know when I need your help."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Family, Help, Will)

"Today more than ever we need creative minds to address the issues of the age. And one of the most urgent is this: How can humanity know so much, achieve so much, and still fail so many people so badly?"
- King Abdullah II
(Related: Age, People, Humanity, Today)

"The world knows of a vast stock of epic material scattered up and down the nations; sometimes its artistic value is as extraordinary as its archaeological interest, but not always."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Interest, Nations, Value, World)

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

"No poet will ever take the written word as a substitute for the spoken word; he knows that it is on the spoken word, and the spoken word only, that his art is founded."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Art, Will, Word)

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

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

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

"Well, the hardest thing to do, as we know from our own experience on 9/11 is protect everything all the time."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Experience, Time)

"It's clear to me now that we've got to reach out to the Arab Sunni community in particular in an effort to cause some moderate political activity to take place so they join the future of Iraq."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Cause, Community, Effort, Future, Iraq, Now)

"Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Goal, Iraq, Nation, Security)

"You know as well as I do that counterinsurgency is a very nuanced type of military operation."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Military)

"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)

"Clearly the Secretary of Defense, my boss, would like nothing better than to get Osama bin Laden and to get... to ensure the complete defeat of al-Qaida, because we know that al-Qaida is planning operations against the United States even as we speak here."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Boss, Defeat, Defense, Nothing, Osama bin laden, Planning, states, United)

"Being on the run, having to change the way that you do business, being unable to plan in a safe and secure environment, always looking over your shoulder, knowing that some day somebody's going to knock on your door and it's going to be your last."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Change, Business, Being, Day, Environment)

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

"Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Actor, English, Language, Man, Now, Talk, Trying)

"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)

"There is one confrontation scene toward the end of the picture. In the middle of the scene, I thought, That's Sean Connery! I don't know how else to describe Sean Connery. I still feel that way."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Thought, End)

"Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don't know if you'd call him a great actor, but he's amazing in terms of his presence, and he is interesting enough that you want to watch him."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Actor, Want)

"With Shakespeare and poetry, a new world was born. New dreams, new desires, a self consciousness was born. I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new standards set by these books."
- Peter Abrahams
(Related: Dreams, Poetry, Books, Consciousness, Self, Shakespeare, World)

"If I read the articles about me, and I didn't know me, I would think I was Satan."
- Jack Abramoff
(Related: Satan)

"You know I want to sing for people, I want to jazz people up I want to make new music that they've never heard."
- Casey Abrams
(Related: Music, People, Jazz, Want)

"You people are telling me what you think I want to know. I want to know what is actually happening."
- Creighton Abrams
(Related: People, Want)

"I read our emails every day and I know there are people out there who think I'm awful."
- Dan Abrams
(Related: People, Day)

"I know a lot of reporters certainly will go to jail to defend confidential sources. Some have even gone to jail for an issue like this. But I can't say that's the norm."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Will)

"I think we have some serious problems now, but, if you look back over the last thirty or forty years that my book deals with, I think we are in better shape now than we would have been if all of those cases had not come down."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Deals, Now, Problems, Years)

"It is within the last quarter century or thirty years. And a lot of that law has turned out to be very, very protective of the press and the public's right to know."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Law, Press, Public, Right, Years)

"I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment, which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Office, Public, Will)

"Traveling around I don't think people are that horrible, I think they just don't know."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: People, Traveling)

"There's a backlash against womyn that's really bad right now."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Now, Right)

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

"You know I've had work banned."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Work)

"The literary culture, if you examine it, the high literary culture is that which preserves the government and you know it's really the talk for those who have."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Government, Culture, Literary, Talk)

"I'm really fascinated and you know I've been wondering about that usage of language, various breathing techniques and why in these practices language is being used in another way."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Being, Language)

"I used to be scared of uncertainty; now I get a high out of it."
- Jensen Ackles
(Related: Now, Uncertainty)

"I was in preschool and a girl actually kissed me on the cheek. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know what it meant, so I instantly grabbed her face and kissed her on the lips. And, then I got suspended."
- Jensen Ackles
"If the past has been an obstacle and a burden, knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation."
- John Acton
(Related: Knowledge, Burden, Past)

"The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Politics, Power, Science, Experience, History, Knowledge, Action, Future, Gold, Past)

"The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them."
- John Adair
(Related: Leader, Blind)

"Misery's fine - as long as you know you can get out of it when you want to."
- Arthur Adamov
(Related: Misery, Want)

"The only thing to know is how to use your neurosis."
- Arthur Adamov
(Related: Neurosis)

"Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since."
- Abigail Adams
(Related: Mother, Thought, Knowledge, Daughters)

"My job as an actress is to make things work and come up with reasons of my own and not just fill in the blanks for anybody else, you know what I mean?"
- Amy Adams
(Related: Work, Job)

"A good photograph is knowing where to stand."
- Ansel Adams
"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)

"There's a saying, 'It's easy to write songs, but very difficult to write great songs.' I'm going through that right now."
- Bryan Adams
(Related: Now, Right, Saying, Songs)

"It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: People, Fact, Job, President, Want)

"Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Health, Time, Now)

"You do not know what you can miss before you try."
- Franklin Pierce Adams
"Such decisions will be far reaching and difficult. But you never lacked courage in the past. Your courage is now needed for the future."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Courage, Decisions, Future, Now, Past, Will)

"The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Man, Woman, Wrong)

"They know enough who know how to learn."
- Henry B. Adams
"Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Education, Nature, Knowledge, Beginning, End, Human nature)

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

"The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry."
- James Truslow Adams
(Related: Care, Freedom, Now, Worry)

"Smack your child every day. If you don't know why - he does."
- Joey Adams
(Related: Day)

"While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago."
- John Adams
(Related: Government, Now, Years)

"When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more."
- John Adams
(Related: People, Hope, Freedom, Now, Talk, Thinking, Will, Writing, Years)

"Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write."
- John Adams
(Related: Knowledge)

"Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people."
- John Adams
(Related: People, Knowledge, Liberty)

"Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it."
- John Quincy Adams
(Related: Hope, Freedom, Will)

"I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women."
- Richard Adams
(Related: Women, Majority, Now, Will, Years)

"We must develop knowledge optimization initiatives to leverage our key learnings."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Knowledge, Key)

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Art, Creativity, Mistakes)

"Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here in Japan known to my poor wife, in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless; which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience."
- Will Adams
(Related: Wife, Heart, Being, Children, Christ, Conscience, Grief, Name, Poor)

"Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary."
- Will Adams
(Related: Art, Being, Geometry, Grace, Mathematics, Now, Reason, Understanding)

"Not only I lost what I had in the ship, but from the captain and the company generally what was good or worth the taking was carried away; all which was done unknown to the emperor."
- Will Adams
(Related: Company, Worth)

"I don't know if younger poets read a lot of, you know, the poets - the established poets. There was a lot of pretty boring stuff to sort of put up with and to add to, to make something vital from."
- Robert Adamson
(Related: Poets, Pretty)

"The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Knowledge, Man, Nothing)

"Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Music, Heaven)

"I have thought about the next steps, and you know, they still don't know that I can dance. They don't know it, and it's frustrating me because I feel that it's an edge that I have, and I'm not talking about I took this hip hop class, I'm talking about this is how people actually know me."
- Naima Adedapo
(Related: Thought, People, Dance, Class, Talking)

"It's funny because a lot of people that know me as a dancer, don't know that I'm a singer, and a lot of people that know I can sing don't know I can dance. And so, I feel like at some point I have to show them both and really be able to display it and showcase it, and put that out there."
- Naima Adedapo
(Related: Funny, People, Dance)

"The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt."
- Konrad Adenauer
(Related: Art, Politics)

"Up until about 12 years ago we never, ever, wore flak jacket or helmets but now the nastiness has got worse."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Now, Years)

"Now children as young as nine carry AK47s which can kill 30 people in seconds."
- Kate Adie
(Related: People, Children, Now)

"It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Life, Thought, People, Being, Day, Famous, Merit, Name, Now)

"But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for."
- Kate Adie
(Related: War, Being, First, Freedom, Information, Iraq, Justification, Nations, Right, Soldiers, United)

"That's when we was makin this video stuff. They went all over the place makin it. And they was wantin to know, at the college, how I got started playin and how do I do everything - you know, all that."
- Hasil Adkins
(Related: College)

"Up to now I've done everything I've wanted to do the way I wanted to do myself."
- Hasil Adkins
(Related: Now)

"It's great to be able to get up there now and do an hour or 75 minutes of songs they're familiar with."
- Trace Adkins
(Related: Now, Songs)

"The only normal people are the one's you don't know very well."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: People)

"Our modern states are preparing for war without even knowing the future enemy."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: War, Enemy, Future, states)

"Man knows much more than he understands."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Man)

"You do not build your own houses, nor make your own garments, nor bake your own bread, simply because you know that if you were to attempt all these things they would all be more or less ill done."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Houses)

"If you desire information on some point of law, you are not likely to ponder over the ponderous tomes of legal writers in order to obtain the knowledge you seek, by your own unaided efforts."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Legal, Knowledge, Desire, Information, Law, Order, Writers)

"In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown."
- Felix Adler
(Related: People, Civilization, Wealth, Attention, Country, Labor)

"The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes."
- Freda Adler
(Related: Morality, Behavior, Culture)

"The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find."
- Freda Adler
(Related: Knowledge)

"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)

"Because thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems, even what is not assigned is processed like a problem."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Thought, Now, Problems)

"Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Ego, Embarrassment, Nothing, Reflection, Self, Today)

"Some say that now that 50 years have passed, we would like another 50 more years to celebrate once again; that means it will be 100 years. After one hundred years, I will be 118 years old."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Now, Old, Will, Years)

"I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils."
- Aeschylus
"Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?"
- Aeschylus
(Related: Doctors, Words)

"For know that no one is free, except Zeus."
- Aeschylus
"I know how men in exile feed on dreams."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Dreams, Men)

"I willingly speak to those who know, but for those who do not know I forget."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Forget)

"I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Misery, Silence, Speech)

"The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Man)

"The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Trouble)

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

"Know not to revere human things too much."
- Aeschylus
"A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him."
- Aesop
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Man)

"Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency."
- Aesop
(Related: Truth, Character, Values)

"God help me if I ever do another movie with an explosion in it. If you see me in a movie where stuff is exploding you'll know I've lost all my money."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Money, God, Help)

"You know George M. Steinbrenner III is the center of all evil in the universe."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Evil, Universe)

"Yes, I'm going to be the President of the United States. You know why? You think you can get chicks by being in the movies? You can really get chicks by being the President."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Movies, Being, President, states, United)

"I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Body, Ladies, Man, Now, Popular, Pretty, Thinking)

"I moved out to LA, got an agent, started auditioning. I didn't know anything about how it worked. And since I was really bad, luckily, I didn't get any of those parts."
- Casey Affleck
"It means a lot to you, to be out there. The highs are pretty high, and the lows are pretty low. You know, it's easy to feel like you let the team down. I mean, at the end of the day we still got to figure out a way to get through the tie."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Day, End, Pretty)

"First of all, let me say, 1:15 in the morning, for 20,000 people to still be here, I wasn't the winner, tennis was. That's awesome. I don't know if I've ever felt so good here before."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: People, First, Tennis)

"Well, you know, I've bonded with a lot of people over the years, you know. We played the same tournaments year after year and we go back to the same place and many times the seats have been full and that has meant the world to me for sure."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: People, World, Years)

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

"It has meant a lot to me to challenge the best players in the world and to beat them. And it means a lot to me to be out here and fighting for the title and, you know, it hurts not to win it."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Challenge, Fighting, World)

"I think one of the greatest joys I have now in my career and in my profession is to be playing at an age where I can appreciate it more than I used to... It's a whole different lens you look through the older you get."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Age, Career, Now, Profession)

"Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever."
- James Agate
(Related: Nothing, Now, Pity)

"We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child."
- James Agee
(Related: Time, Now, Summer, Talking)

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

"Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Change, People, America, Credit, Now, states, United)

"The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: Past)

"An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: Man)

"Through these offices it was my privilege to get to know almost every Jewish person, and those whom I did not come to know through these offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren, the members of my people."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Love, People, Desire, Privilege)

"Right now I'm pretty single... My career is my boyfriend."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Boyfriend, Career, Now, Pretty, Right)

"It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Work, Dream, Friends, Hard work, Will)

"I have grown up but that should be a positive thing. When you look at a photo album it's lovely to remember being so young but it's also good to know you grew up!"
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Positive, Being)

"Now Heaven and Earth are older than the temples, and older than the Scriptures."
- Eden Ahbez
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Now)

"Technical knowledge has now become an integral aspect of the Iranian psyche."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Knowledge)

"I don't know anyone who curses the way they do on the Sopranos. Not in an Italian household. I never said the word hell in front of my mother."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Mother, Hell, Word)

"My entire family were Democrats all our lives. But because how furious I was about the previous administration, I turned in my card to become a Republican. I did not want to be known as a Democrat under that person's regime."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Family, Democrats, Republican, Want)

"I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up. But I'm happy with myself. I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Beauty, Hair, Trying)

"I know this is going to sound cheesy and like I'm trying to be Miss America, but the most important responsibility a celebrity has is to set an example and be a role model."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: America, Celebrity, Example, Responsibility, Sound, Trying)

"I kind of had my life planned out for me. I'd be married at some point, have, you know, 1.5 children, and be a principal possibly one day. But I think that that was kind of my problem. I allowed myself to plan out my life and didn't let provident direction guide my life."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Life, Children, Day, Direction)

"I thought about that the other day after I went to the grocery store and had to sign fifteen autographs before leaving. On one hand, it's just so flattering. On the other hand, sometimes it would be nice to get the bread and leave, you know?"
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Thought, Day)

"I sometimes think I might be autistic because I like to know - I need to know - my beginnings and my ends. I don't have to be in control of it, but I need to know what's going on."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Control, Beginnings)

"You know, I think I'm a stronger person for realizing that you can't make everybody love you."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Love)

"I was on TV for almost sixteen weeks during American Idol. It's at the point now where it's old."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: American, Now, Old)

"Music I heard with you was more than music, and bread I broke with you was more than bread. Now that I am without you, all is desolate; all that was once so beautiful is dead."
- Conrad Aiken
(Related: Music, Now)

"All lovely things will have an ending, All lovely things will fade and die; And youth, that's now so bravely spending, Will beg a penny by and by."
- Conrad Aiken
(Related: Ending, Now, Will, Youth)

"Separate we come, and separate we go, And this be it known, is all that we know."
- Conrad Aiken
"You never pull the trigger until you know you can win."
- Roger Ailes
"I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Sound, Students)

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

"This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire."
- Mark Akenside
(Related: Experience, Life, Genius, Mankind, Now, Passion, Shakespeare, Will, Yield)

"I wouldn't have made it past the first round of American Idol auditions. It was months before our first song was recorded. The guys were like, 'Just seeng!' And I was like, 'I don't know how to seeng! Can't I just play the triangle?'"
- Malin Akerman
(Related: American, First, Months, Past, Play, Song)

"I've always felt so different from how I look. I meet so many pretty girls who are like, 'Here I am! Don't you want me because I look good?' That concept is so weird to me. I want to know, 'What else do you have going on?'"
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Girls, Pretty, Want)

"Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Change, Men, Action, First, Principles, Right, Will)

"True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Wisdom, Folly, Fool, Ignorance, Man, Mind)

"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)

"We have been filled with grief as we have witnessed the decline of the North American Church that was once filled with missionary zeal and yet now seems determined to bury itself in a deadly embrace with the spirit of the age."
- Peter Akinola
(Related: Age, Church, American, Grief, Now, Spirit, Zeal)

"Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has a 700 million following, yet it's so little known about it which surprised me."
- Moustapha Akkad
(Related: Religion, Truth, Islam, Muslim, Being, Duty, Obligation)

"I hope I'm exactly what America is looking for, I don't know, I'm just going to be myself and hope that they love it. That's all I can do."
- Lauren Alaina
(Related: Love, Hope, America)

"It should be known that Israel is based on treachery."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Israel, Treachery)

"Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Change, Idea, Being, Care, Celebrity, Fame, Job, Living)

"The cartoon is a metaphor really for the fact that it's almost impossible in our celebrity obsessed culture to move around genres and sort of change you ideas, change your face, you know?"
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Change, Ideas, Celebrity, Culture, Fact, Metaphor)

"And there are no stars and that you're never really sure who's doing what and what voice is what and, you know what I mean? It's supposed to be quite elusive."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Stars, Voice)

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

"You know, there are many alter egos and Gorillaz is a collective of alter egos, really. I think anyone who gets involved in it has to sort of accept that nothing is really as it seems."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Nothing)

"Your source material is the people you know, not those you don't know, but every character is an extension of the author's own personality."
- Edward Albee
(Related: People, Character, Personality)

"One must let the play happen to one; one must let the mind loose to respond as it will, to receive impressions, to sense rather than know, to gather rather than immediately understand."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Mind, Play, Sense, Will)

"I was for years in the yellow period, you know."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Years)

"I went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man. But didn't interest me. I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and Klee who had also studied with Stuck. He had a good name at that time."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Time, Interest, Man, Name)

"It is not so for art in appreciation because art is concerned with human behavior. And science is concerned with the behavior of metal or energy. It depends on what the fashion is. Now today it's energy. It's the same soul behind it. The same soul, you see."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Art, Science, Soul, Appreciation, Behavior, Energy, Fashion, Now, Today)

"My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Father, Nonsense, Parents, Theatre)

"In Italy the artist is a god. Now if the artist is a god, the scientist is likewise a god."
- Josef Albers
(Related: God, Artist, Italy, Now)

"By now all rock bands are wise enough to be suspicious of music industry scum."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Music, Now)

"Know what you're trying to do before you do it. Turning knobs at random isn't enlightening any more than throwing paint at a wall blindfolded will let you paint a nice picture."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Trying, Will)

"Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Key, Mind)

"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)

"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)

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

"Almost everybody that's well-known gets tagged with a nickname."
- Alan Alda
"I found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Now, Question, Questions)

"I've been nominated twice before as actor in a leading part. Now I'm nominated as actor in a supporting part. If I don't win, I'll just wait until I'm nominated for being in the theater during the show. Do they have one like that?"
- Alan Alda
(Related: Actor, Being, Leading, Now, Theater)

"You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Work, Hard work, Risk, Will)

"You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Business, Selling, Now, School, Want)

"Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay."
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Related: Age, Books, Day, Now, Praise)

"A man is known by the company his mind keeps."
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Related: Company, Man, Mind)

"Chess is not only knowledge and logic."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Knowledge, Chess, Logic)

"I think that for the highest achievements nowadays... need to have the stable as a rock scientific base. And also need to own modesty."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Modesty)

"My contract is just for this year, but I have an option for next year. It is not signed at this moment, but I am only concentrating on this year. I don't know exactly what I will do in the future."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Future, Will)

"When I go back to France now I spend all the my time with press and sponsors. I do not have a lot of time to spend at home with my family."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Family, Home, Time, France, Now, Press)

"You never really know how quick you are before you reach F1."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Quick)

"You tend to think that there is a big gap between F1 and everything else. F1 is where all the fantastic drivers are, so you just don't know how good you are until you get there."
- Jean Alesi
"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)

"None can less afford to delay than the aged sinner. Now is the time. Now or never. You have, as it were, one foot already in the grave. Your opportunities will soon be over. Strive, then, I entreat you, to enter in at the strait gate."
- Archibald Alexander
(Related: Time, Delay, Grave, Now, Will)

"I don't know how one actually would define obscenity. I'm sure the definition is different according to the age one is living in."
- Jane Alexander
(Related: Age, Living)

"Now, I cannot approve anything the council has rejected, but I can reject anything the council has approved."
- Jane Alexander
(Related: Now)

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

"I still don't know much about directing a movie."
- Jason Alexander
"But I didn't know much about directing a movie."
- Jason Alexander
"I need to know the price of a gallon of milk and a dozen eggs. I need to know right now."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Now, Right)

"Hollywood looks to these young people now to say something to the world. I have nothing against that, I think a lot of people have things to say. But I think you need life experience."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Experience, Life, People, Hollywood, Nothing, Now, World)

"Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring."
- William Alexander
(Related: Life, Courage, Earth, Forget, Resignation, Snow, Spring)

"Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience, and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain, and those that think them wise, are greatest fools."
- William Alexander
(Related: Experience, Knowledge, Fools, Schools)

"I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot; if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not."
- Henry Alford
(Related: Delight)

"To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Science, Time, Knowledge, Drama, Ignorance, Myth, Space)

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

"When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Peace, Man, World)

"I'm the most recognized and loved man that ever lived cuz there weren't no satellites when Jesus and Moses were around, so people far away in the villages didn't know about them."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: People, Man)

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

"I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Truth, Want)

"No one knows what to say in the loser's locker room."
- Muhammad Ali
"Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Power, Soul, Man)

"I know I got it made while the masses of black people are catchin' hell, but as long as they ain't free, I ain't free."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: People, Hell)

"At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Home, People, Want, World)

"I hated every minute of training, but I said, "Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.""
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Life, Now, Rest, Training)

"Combine that with the fact that we only had one week to get everything taken care of and to get to know one another, whereas most shows get two weeks. It looked like we would never have a chance."
- Tatyana Ali
(Related: Care, Chance, Fact)

"I love to doubt as well as know."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Love, Doubt)

"Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Knowledge, Virtue)

"Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Direction, Fame, Name, Now, Wind)

"Right now, more people enjoy movies, music, television and movies than they do video games."
- J Allard
(Related: Movies, Music, People, Games, Now, Right, Television)

"We are losing each day an average 50 to 60 people throughout the country, if not more. If this is not civil war, then God knows what civil war is."
- Iyad Allawi
(Related: War, God, People, Country, Day, Losing)

"The hardest people to reach with the love of God are not the bad people. They know they are bad. They have no defense. The hardest ones to win for God are the self-righteous people."
- Charles L. Allen
(Related: Love, God, People, Defense, Self)

"It's kind of dangerous to cut in the camera, but that's the only way I know how to direct."
- Debbie Allen
"As far as pacing the shoot is concerned, I know when I've got it. I don't think there's any reason to take ten takes unless you need them."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Reason)

"I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Family)

"We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion."
- Fred Allen
(Related: History, Time, Age, Comedy, First, Jokes, Living, Machine)

"A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Life, Being, Celebrity)

"All I know about humor is that I don't know anything about it."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Humor)

"This used to be a government of checks and balances. Now it's all checks and no balances."
- Gracie Allen
(Related: Government, Now)

"Atlanta? I think it's the greatest city anywhere I know of."
- Ivan Allen
"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results."
- James Allen
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right)

"The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do."
- James Allen
(Related: Knowledge, Will)

"If you real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it; you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are."
- James Allen
(Related: Money, Desire, Now)

"The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth."
- James Allen
(Related: Truth, Errors, Man)

"For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?"
- James Allen
(Related: Success, Now)

"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right, Will)

"It's such a great feeling to make people laugh. I know I've made people cry or want to slit their wrists, but to make people laugh is a very intoxicating, wonderful thing."
- Joan Allen
(Related: People, Feeling, Want)

"I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men - that they never mature and are always just boys."
- Krista Allen
(Related: Love, Men, Sports, Women, Boys, Makeup)

"You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there's certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and you want to play so well and be so effective that you want people to remember your name 100 years from now."
- Marcus Allen
(Related: History, People, Name, Now, Play, Sense, Want, Years)

"That's why, to experience that, you know for a fact that a human being is capable of so much more, because to go to that place and to step outside yourself and observe yourself do these things, while the rest of the world is moving in slow motion, is really incredible."
- Marcus Allen
(Related: Experience, Being, Fact, Rest, World)

"I just felt like reflecting on my junior year, when I didn't know what I was doing, I left a lot of stuff out there. Actually, I gained close to 700 yards more and I took myself out of a lot of games."
- Marcus Allen
(Related: Games)

"I know a doctor who can give you a shot and you'll get over that cold you've got and get better in a day."
- Mel Allen
(Related: Day)

"Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?"
- Peter Lewis Allen
(Related: Medical, Knowledge, Disease, Old, Physicians, Sense, State)

"At that time, the academic orientation was rather technical contrary to that of the university, where art theory is very important. The teachers were renowned artists and among the best of that time."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Art, Time, Artists, Teachers, Theory, University)

"My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Father, Knowledge, Care, Concern, First, Office)

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

"Yes, of course that's true but you know, the irony of all that is that before the accident, I'd pretty much lost interest in playing drums."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Accident, Interest, Irony, Pretty)

"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)

"But it's funny that now I'm in such a happy situation, I look more objectively at my own past and see what others have seen for a long time and I'm just so glad I've been able to get to this point."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Funny, Time, Now, Past)

"Before my accident I was a little too... selfish and self-absorbed and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I'm blessed. I'm really blessed."
- Rick Allen
(Related: People, Accident, Now, Self)

"How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case."
- Robert G. Allen
(Related: Rest)

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

"I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That's how I lost my mind."
- Steve Allen
(Related: Mind, Now)

"You know the great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Money, Food, People, Irony, Shame)

"Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Children, Choice, Choices, Job, Now, Prison)

"If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Now)

"If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Profit, Right)

"I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown."
- Woody Allen
(Related: People, Universe, Want)

"Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Money, Idea, Now, Right)

"Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Mistakes)

"Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Persevere and get it done."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Today, Tomorrow, Want)

"People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Men, Success, People, Ability, Succeed)

"I was so naive I didn't even know about agents. I telephoned the William Morris agency and asked to speak to Mr. Morris. I expected Bill Morris to be waiting for my call."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Waiting)

"He did not arrive at this conclusion by the decent process of quiet, logical deduction, nor yet by the blinding flash of glorious intuition, but by the shoddy, untidy process halfway between the two by which one usually gets to know things."
- Margery Allingham
(Related: Intuition, Quiet)

"Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt."
- William Allingham
(Related: Autumn, Day, Fire, Now)

"Two or three things I know for sure, and one is that I'd rather go naked than wear the coat the world has made for me."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: World)

"I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: Love, People, Responsibility, Right, Students, Will)

"I look in music magazines now and see things on Luther Allison, and my name's getting out there more, thanks to all the good people at Alligator Records and at my management company."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Music, People, Management, Company, Name, Now)

"But you know, I still had a dream of being able to go back home and tour."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Home, Dream, Being)

"I do very few standards. Hardly any. Other people's tunes that I do are usually obscure tunes, for the most part, although I do a couple of Duke Ellington tunes that are well known."
- Mose Allison
(Related: People)

"It's as much fun as it ever was, you know, once I get there. Gettin' there is a little harder."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Fun)

"I went through the whole number, you know. The swing era, the boogie woogie era, the bebop era. Thelonious Monk is still one of my favorites. So a lot of these people had their effect on me."
- Mose Allison
(Related: People, Effect)

"But I got an audience that knows what I do. They usually show up, so I usually do pretty good."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Pretty)

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

"The more I know about men the more I like dogs."
- Gloria Allred
(Related: Men, Dogs)

"Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Change, Formula, Now, Pretty, Reason)

"This would not be a problem if I were driving a snowplow."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: Driving)

"I was at a luncheon; and some cameras were trained on us. I dont' know whether they were for television or not. You know how little I know about cameras."
- June Allyson
(Related: Television)

"Yes, women are stronger than us. They face more directly the problems that confront them, and for that reason they are much more spectacular to talk about. I don't know why I am more interested in women, because I don't go to any psychiatrists, and I don't want to know why."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Women, Problems, Reason, Talk, Want)

"Knowing what I knew about Russia, as much as I loved the music and was fascinated by the songs and the whole idea of it, I knew it would be a very lengthy and frustrating process."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Music, Idea, Russia, Songs)

"For me, it was not destiny to make it to where I am now - I thought for a long- time I would become a go-kart mechanic, or a job like this, not an F1 driver."
- Fernando Alonso
(Related: Time, Thought, Destiny, Job, Now)

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

"You know, the record business is much different than being artist on stage."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Business, Artist, Being)

"When I finish an album and I find myself listening to it in the car, because it makes me feel a certain way, that's the time to try to let other people know about it."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Time, Car, People, Listening)

"The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Battle, Fact, Now, Will)

"It has been rumored that we have fired scud missiles into Kuwait. I am here now to tell you, we do not have any scud missiles and I don't know why they were fired into Kuwait."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Now)

"Now even the American command is under siege. We are hitting it from the north, east, south and west. We chase them here and they chase us there. But at the end we are the people who are laying siege to them. And it is not them who are besieging us."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: People, American, End, Now)

"I'm the kind of person who just can't wait to get on a train and not know where I'm going. I definitely want to live life to the fullest. And that's the type of man I'm attracted to - somebody with that spontaneous spirit."
- Summer Altice
(Related: Life, Man, Spirit, Want)

"People are taken aback by a confident, pretty girl who knows what she wants in life and isn't going to let anyone get in her way. And you know what it's all about? Jealousy."
- Summer Altice
(Related: Life, People, Jealousy, Pretty)

"Now, if, as I think, writing should be, it's a kind of risky trade."
- Al Alvarez
(Related: Now, Trade, Writing)

"U.S. soldiers, with whom I now have more than a passing acquaintance, joke that they track my movements in order to know where they will be deployed next."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Acquaintance, Now, Order, Soldiers, Will)

"Little did we know then that CNN would become the big league."
- Christiane Amanpour
"They take journalism really seriously because they know the force that it is and can be."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Force, Journalism)

"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)

"History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: History, Victory, Conflict, Economics, Ethics, Force)

"I saw 'Food, Inc.' last night - it was like a horror movie. I'm definitely thinking about my food supply now and how I want to grow my own."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: Food, Horror, Night, Now, Thinking, Want)

"Right now I just want to chill for a while. Take a hiatus from all the craziness. To clean my house, see my family. Just see some movies and pick some strawberries."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: Movies, Family, Now, Right, Want)

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

"When I moved to Seattle, I was hanging out with kids who had done drugs, had sex a million times. I look at them now and realize their childhood was taken away."
- Jeff Ament
(Related: Sex, Childhood, Drugs, Kids, Now)

"The only thing I ever withheld from the KGB were the names of two agents whom I personally had known and handled and had a particular feeling for."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Feeling, Names)

"The U.S. is, so far as I know, the only nation which places such extensive reliance on the polygraph. It has gotten us into a lot of trouble."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Nation, Trouble)

"No one's interested really in knowing what policies or diplomatic initiatives or arms negotiations might have been compromised by me."
- Aldrich Ames
"Espionage, for the most part, involves finding a person who knows something or has something that you can induce them secretly to give to you. That almost always involves a betrayal of trust."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Trust, Betrayal)

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

"The goodness of a thing created is the perfection of its fitness for the use which it serves. Now that use is either particular or universal."
- William Ames
(Related: Fitness, Goodness, Now, Perfection)

"For this is our most perfect duty and yet least known to us by nature: Whatever we conceive or will should be joined with the good of our neighbor."
- William Ames
(Related: Duty, Will)

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

"By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Control, Europe, Gain, Now)

"Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out, and I will tell you how old you are, and I shall know if you are happy."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Dying, Moon, Old, Will)

"To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Art, Music, Soul, Interest, Key, Song, Teaching, Will)

"Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough."
- Martin Amis
(Related: Money, Meaning, Weapons)

"Poetry leads us to the unstructured sources of our beings, to the unknown, and returns us to our rational, structured selves refreshed."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Poetry)

"For though we often need to be restored to the small, concrete, limited, and certain, we as often need to be reminded of the large, vague, unlimited, unknown."
- A. R. Ammons
"As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Time, Cats, Limitations, Patience)

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

"I think you have to know who you are. Get to know the monster that lives in your soul, dive deep into your soul and explore it."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Soul, Deep)

"I know I'm an acquired taste - I'm anchovies. And not everybody wants those hairy little things."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Taste)

"Lawrence Ferlinghetti had a tremendous education as an artist and also an enormous knowledge of literarture."
- David Amram
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Artist)

"Allen Ginsberg was a world authority on the writing of William Blake, and had an incredible knowledge of classic literature and world politics."
- David Amram
(Related: Politics, Knowledge, Authority, Literature, World, Writing)

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

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

"When I was snowed under with the work of an idol, I didn't have time to think."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Time, Work)

"Up until now, I had ideas that I wanted to try but didn't have the opportunity to do them."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Opportunity, Ideas, Now)

"Until now, I've not done a project where the produce, rapper and singer has never worked together like this before, and I had a chance to try a variety of styles."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Chance, Now, Project, Variety)

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

"Now, on nights that I can't sleep, I play video games alone until the morning."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Games, Now, Play, Sleep)

"From my debut until now, I've always wanted to sing and dance."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Dance, Now)

"After I can be happy with knowing that I did what I wanted to do."
- Namie Amuro
"I came back to do a live concert. Nobody had done that before and I know my managers were worried."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Managers)

"I guess when you have that one monster season, it's good because you're recognized. If it weren't for that season, not as many people would know about my career. But it also kind of diminishes what I did in other years."
- Brady Anderson
(Related: People, Career, Years)

"I know what I did and how I accomplished it. I am proud of it and know that it was done with integrity."
- Brady Anderson
(Related: Integrity)

"Observe which side resorts to the most vociferous name-calling and you are likely to have identified the side with the weaker argument and they know it."
- Charles R. Anderson
(Related: Argument, Name)

"Free is really, you know, the gift of Silicon Valley to the world. It's an economic force, it's a technical force. It's a deflationary force, if not handled right. It is abundance, as opposed to scarcity."
- Chris Anderson
(Related: Abundance, Force, Right, World)

"And what's interesting about the hybrids taking off is you've now introduced electric motors to the automobile industry. It's the first radical change in automobile technology in 100 years."
- Chris Anderson
(Related: Change, Technology, First, Now, Radical, Years)

"No, my degree was history, not the practice of art! I can't draw to save my life you know."
- Emma Anderson
(Related: Life, History, Practice)

"At the beginning Scully was much more sceptical than she is now."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Beginning, Now)

"I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Change, Opportunity, Hope, Day, Reading)

"I think we're tremendously different than the series, if they were to tune in to the series after seeing the movie they might be disappointed. That there was, you know, that they might have some kind of adverse reaction."
- Gillian Anderson
"In time, she learned to develop her own opinion of the people that she worked for, and she got stronger. Think she's now much stronger. In the beginning she wanted to believe she was strong but sometimes she faltered."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Time, People, Beginning, Now, Opinion)

"It's so funny, because right now I'm very tired and my brains a little dead, I tend to get very focused and serious. So, I'm probably coming off a lot more like Scully right now."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Funny, Now, Right)

"To re-live these characters would be wonderful, because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Mourning, Will)

"You know, it's a big version of an episode, which I think is necessary at this point because we're drawing in people who not only people who have seen the show before and are devoted to it, but people who have never seen it before."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: People)

"Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention."
- Greg Anderson
(Related: Change, Happiness, Attention, Focus)

"I'll give it a shot. But I don't know that a year from now I'm going to be here. Nobody does."
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Now)

"Is now the time to legalize prostitution?"
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Time, Now, Prostitution)

"Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it won't keep the wise from trying."
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Fool, Stars, Trying)

"It's my father's legacy. My father's view was that the public is the employer of these government employees and has the right to know what they're up to."
- Jack Anderson
(Related: Government, Father, Employees, Public, Right)

"Well they have an input into policy but in the end governments are elected to put together policy but the good thing about the Wentworth Group is that you know you've got 11 pretty capable people with a lot of good ideas."
- John Anderson
(Related: People, Policy, Ideas, End, Pretty)

"Well if you were asking my personal opinion on that I think the answer can only be yes but it was missed. Much as I know I'm responsible for a lot of things, I can't wear any responsibility for that."
- John Anderson
(Related: Opinion, Responsibility)

"But my point is that you design something in the end that precludes any unhealthy trading practices that are not going to serve your environmental or your economic objectives but now is not the time to do it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Design, Environmental, Time, End, Now, Objectives)

"I don't know that I can give a definitive answer to that, I can only say that if we create the right climate those who are producing those products will have the opportunity to move into a higher value product if changes are needed if we get this right."
- John Anderson
(Related: Opportunity, Climate, Right, Value, Will)

"I don't know the taxpayer has perhaps much of an understanding of just how much wealth has been and is being and can be created that flows through the economy and just how many jobs depend upon it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Wealth, Being, Economy, Jobs, Understanding)

"I know when I started I would have been happy to sound like the Beatles or Joe Tex or whoever. You want to sound like most bands, you want to sound like their records and that's how you learn your chops."
- Jon Anderson
(Related: Sound, Want)

"Life has become terribly insecure. It's on the vortex of civil war. It's difficult to know how America will bring it back from the brink and build up good will."
- Jon Lee Anderson
(Related: Life, War, America, Will)

"In a certain sense, this guy - who is one of the most evil people in the book - he's not really that bad at running the show, because he knows what he's doing, he's smart and he's got the big picture in mind. He's like the Godfather."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: People, Evil, Mind, Running, Sense)

"The people who make policy decisions should damned well know what they are talking about before they make the decisions. There is nobody who is an expert on cloning who would be afraid after seeing Attack of the Clones."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: People, Policy, Decisions, Talking)

"I've had the same, full-time assistant and typist for eight or nine years now. She's read everything I've written, she types everything and does a good job, translates it and makes comments."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Now, Years)

"I think now I'm up to something like 85 different titles that I've published."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Now, Titles)

"I think that somebody with the resources and innovation and the idea is going to come out of nowhere and come up with a successful space travel program."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Travel, Idea, Successful, Innovation, Space)

"Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Paradise, Now, Right)

"If there are bases on the moon, that would be the end of the moon as we know it."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: End, Moon)

"Besides all those whaling details, Moby Dick is about someone who's looking for something so huge, something they've wanted all their life, yet they know when they find it, it will kill them."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Life, Will)

"My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Sister, Son, Daughter, Now, School)

"I talk about acting to students making the transition from high school to UCLA. Kids going into this profession really need to know the reality of it."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Acting, Kids, Profession, Reality, School, Students, Talk)

"I do know the Spelling family. I worked for Aaron Spelling when I was a brunette. I've known them since Tori was a little girl."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Family, Spelling)

"I've been in Vegas. That's where you get into the money thing. Boy, you get greedy in Vegas, you know. That's the only place that you can bet $25, get it up to $500 and refuse to quit."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: Money)

"I defied nothing at all. I ignored the law because I didn't know it existed. It didn't occur to me that anyone would want to curb my inspiration."
- Margaret Anderson
(Related: Inspiration, Law, Nothing, Want)

"There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move - and he, in turn, waits for you."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: First, Right, Waiting)

"Fortunately, I got called down to NASA for an interview. And one thing led to the next, and one day I got that call. I've been here about seven years now and am really enjoying it."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Day, Now, Years)

"As you look back at your life, there are just a million different things that have happened, just in the right way, to allow you to make your dreams come true. And you know, someone has all that under control."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Dreams, Life, Control, Right)

"Oh, who am I trying to kid? It's a madhouse. The minute those cameras go off, things just explode, everyone is just at each other in one way or another, in closets or cat fights here and there. It's nuts. You know, I can't be a part of it."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Trying)

"I've also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it's essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Boys, Girls, Now, Recreation, Years)

"Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Work, Change, Father, Baby, Being, Living, Reason, Want)

"The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed within the original design concept. And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing I want the building to have."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Design, Building, Detail, Want)

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

"But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Finance, Society, Economy, Now)

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

"Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someone's heart; know that you're really loved."
- Carlos Drummond de Andrade
(Related: Heart)

"They offered me one cover about 10 years ago, and I said, no, I can't do it. I'm happy to cover up now."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Now, Years)

"I didn't see Dr. No for a year, but I liked it when I saw it. It was a fun movie. I don't like the Bond movies now. I hate special effects."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Movies, Fun, Hate, Now)

"I know not what record of sin awaits me in the other world, but this I know, that I was never mean enough to despise any man because he was black."
- John Albion Andrew
(Related: Man, Sin, World)

"Sarah will talk to me about someone and I don't know who she's talking about, but if she talks to my mother, the two of them will know exactly - and across several generations, too."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Mother, Generations, Talk, Talking, Will)

"The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Intelligence, Hell, Network, Queen)

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

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

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

"Let's just say I was really bad. Now I have grown into myself. I have changed."
- Naveen Andrews
(Related: Now)

"Searching for what I need, and I don't even know precisely what that is, I was going from a man to a man, and I saw that all of them together have less than me who has nothing, and that I left to each of them a bit of that what I don't have and I've been searching for."
- Ivo Andric
(Related: Man, Nothing)

"If people would know how little brain is ruling the world, they would die of fear."
- Ivo Andric
(Related: People, Fear, World)

"There is one word in America that says it all, and that one word is, 'You never know.'"
- Joaquin Andujar
(Related: America, Word)

"When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Experience, Attention, Commitment, Energy, Now, Ownership)

"The moment in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Life, Dance, Now)

"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)

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

"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)

"The music rights at the time cost me $12,000 in 1964 money, which is about double now or whatever. But I cleared everything. I had a lawyer in New York. And it was cleared for use in a short subject, not a feature."
- Kenneth Anger
(Related: Music, Time, Money, Rights, Now)

"Some very famous directors have started in the mail room, which is just getting inside the studio, getting to know people, getting to know the routine."
- Kenneth Anger
(Related: People, Famous, Mail, Routine)

"You know, this is a war of ideology, a war of thoughts and of faith. And we need people to really stand for faith and trust, not hope and change."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Change, Faith, War, Trust, People, Hope, Thoughts, Ideology)

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

"You know, I am mainstream America, and it really doesn't matter what party you're in. When you call your children and you say 'How are you?' - and what you are really asking is, 'Do you still have your job? And are you able to make the mortgage payment?', That resonates across the state, not across party lines."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: America, Children, Job, Party, State)

"I'm pro responsible choice. You know, there is choice to abstain, choice to do contraception. There are all kinds of good choices."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Choice, Choices)

"I think that, you know, when we start talking about the Tea Party, people want to marginalize that into some kind of organization or party, but it really isn't."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: People, Party, Talking, Tea, Want)

"And we know that once we have a majority that are dependent upon the government, we will lose our freedom; it says we go into bondage. That's the next stage."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Government, Freedom, Majority, Will)

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

"I don't know what it means to be a sex symbol. When I look myself on a magazine cover I don't see it as me, but as someone painted, fluffed, puffed and done up."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Sex, Symbol)

"You know when I feel inwardly beautiful? When I am with my girlfriends and we are having a 'goddess circle'."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Girlfriends)

"When someone follows you all the way to the shop and watches you buy toilet roll, you know your life has changed."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Life)

"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Education, Family, Power, Society, Knowledge, Progress, Information)

"To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Want)

"If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Knowledge, Development, Democracy, Information)

"If you make a movie about Elizabeth I, how much of the dialogue is her real words? Audiences know when they go see a movie that it is fiction."
- Jean-Jacques Annaud
(Related: Audiences, Fiction, Words)

"I know my own heart to be entirely English."
- Princess Anne
(Related: Heart, English)

"Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Family, Women, Life, Children, Friends, Jobs, Victims)

"When I was starting out, young actresses had the studio system to protect them. Now you have a host of sharks, from your agent to your publicist to your lawyer."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Now)

"I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Home, Work, Old, Public)

"I've never been married and I've no more desire to be married now than I ever have. I hate bureaucracy and I am not religious."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Bureaucracy, Desire, Hate, Now, Religious)

"I couldn't imagine playing someone young now; it would be so boring."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Now)

"A genius knows how to make himself easily understood without being obvious about it."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Genius, Being, Obvious)

"With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it's not just a trick of the devil."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: God, Devil)

"It seems like if you are not painted up special way or have some tailor made outfit to put on to go out on stage... I don't know... there's too much of it out there."
- Phil Anselmo
"I have thus given you a full statement of all that I know respecting the origin of Mormonism."
- Charles Anthon
"Princess Rose should indeed be a TV movie, assuming something doesn't go wrong. I don't know how good a movie it will be, because the way movie folk think is different from the way writers think, and I distrust what isn't done my way. This is what I call a healthy paranoia."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Distrust, Folk, Paranoia, Will, Writers, Wrong)

"I maintain an ongoing survey of Internet Publishing and self publishing, so that it is now possible for any writer with a book to get it published at nominal cost or free, and to have it on sale at booksellers like Amazon.com."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Internet, Now, Publishing, Self, Writer)

"I did not know at first that it would be a series; I discovered after the first novel that I had more to say about it, so I did another. And another, and then the readers demanded yet more."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: First)

"Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle."
- Robert Anthony
(Related: People, Knowledge)

"I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: God, People, Distrust)

"I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: God, People, Distrust)

"The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Power, Gain, Help, World)

"I had no idea where these kids at a small private college in the San Fernando Valley were coming from, why they were coming to hear me, or what they needed to know."
- David Antin
(Related: Idea, College, Kids)

"No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast, who does not know the heart of a mother."
- Marie Antoinette
(Related: Mother, Heart, Terror)

"Till now I have never shot a scene without taking account of what stands behind the actors because the relationship between people and their surroundings is of prime importance."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: People, Actors, Importance, Now)

"You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Actors, Film, Space)

"I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Time, Now, Practice, Rules)

"We live in a society that compels us to go on using these concepts, and we no longer know what they mean."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Society)

"When a scene is being shot, it is very difficult to know what one wants it to say, and even if one does know, there is always a difference between what one has in mind and the result on film."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Being, Difference, Film, Mind, Result)

"Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Being, Hollywood, Nothing, Talking)

"But, you know, Cronaca isn't more innovative than what comes after."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
"To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Wisdom, Genius, Neighbors, Self)

"I don't know if you can be a born-again virgin."
- Judd Apatow
"I love men, not for what unites them, but for what divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their hearts."
- Guillaume Apollinaire
(Related: Love, Men, Want)

"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy."
- Guillaume Apollinaire
(Related: Happiness, Now, Pursuit)

"I don't know if anybody wants to mix their politics with their entertainment."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Politics, Entertainment)

"I know what my job is: I write the songs, I sing them, I play them on the piano."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Job, Play, Songs)

"Five years from now I'm probably going to look back on the things I'm doing and cringe."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Now, Years)

"I'm here because of what I write. Obviously, I must know something."
- Fiona Apple
"I would really like to go back to school. I would love it now."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Love, Now, School)

"I wanted to write a happy song. I didn't know how."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Song)

"I still don't know what Episcopalian means."
- Fiona Apple
"Now I feel like whatever I do, no one can hurt me. I cannot be violated, I cannot be humiliated, I cannot be disregarded, I cannot be disrespected."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Hurt, Now)

"Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge. It is not contention we should try to avoid, but discourses that attempt to suppress contention."
- Joyce Appleby
(Related: Knowledge, Contention)

"I find that people are constantly coming up to me now. There's been a definite surge of people recognizing me and I'm not sure if it has to do with the DVDs or not, but I've sort of assumed that it does because the show has been off the air for three years now."
- Shiri Appleby
(Related: People, Now, Years)

"I don't know where 12 months has gone."
- Stuart Appleby
(Related: Months)

"I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family and I love snow. I love the music and the lights and all of it."
- Christina Applegate
(Related: Family, Love, Music, Being, Christmas, Snow)

"I'm a grown-up now, and I value the training I had."
- Christina Applegate
(Related: Now, Training, Value)

"I got off on the fact that a guy would be so into me from the get-go without really knowing me. That's probably why I had so many bad relationships."
- Christina Applegate
(Related: Fact, Relationships)

"Anyway, that was the germ of the idea and of course... you know this was early days of sociology and whatever, especially on television."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Idea, Television)

"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)

"It is possible to demonstrate God's existence, although not a priori, yet a posteriori from some work of His more surely known to us."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Work, God, Existence)

"How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars - when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds about someone they know."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Men, War, Harmony, Stars)

"How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Love, God, First, Harmony)

"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)

"Wonder is the desire for knowledge."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Knowledge, Desire, Wonder)

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

"Love takes up where knowledge leaves off."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Love, Knowledge)

"The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Art, God, Knowledge, Cause)

"Because we cannot know what God is, but only what He is not, we cannot consider how He is but only how He is not."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: God)

"I know my limitations, and I don't like politics. I was only involved because of my husband."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Politics, Husband, Limitations)

"At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader, Daredevil is not a known thing."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Time)

"On the first movie we got good reviews, but we were still dealing with genre stuff. It's going away. Judge the movie - is it a good one or a bad one? We know we made a great movie and it's being judged for just being a good film."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Being, Film, First)

"We love Cyclops and as you know, we love James. It's a great team and we'll continue the team, obviously."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Love)

"When you get to know me, I don't despair - I just get up, clean up, and start again."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Despair)

"Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books."
- Avi Arad
(Related: People, Books, Day, Job, Kids, Now)

"I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Thought, People, Books, Footsteps, Grammar, Logic, Rules, Style, Will)

"O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Dreams, Now, Reason, State, Waking)

"Can the knowledge deriving from reason even begin to compare with knowledge perceptible by sense?"
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Knowledge, Reason, Sense)

"We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Nature, Genius, Ideas, Idiots, Years)

"I live in a very small town and now that I've closed down my studio, I'm working at home."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Home, Now)

"I keep very weird hours. I never know when I'm going to get an idea."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Idea)

"After that I didn't listen to music as much because '70s music just wasn't... I remember all the songs, but it wasn't because I was into them, you know what I mean?"
- Tom Araya
(Related: Music, Songs)

"The thing that's important to know is that you never know. You're always sort of feeling your way."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Feeling)

"A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know."
- Diane Arbus
"You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril."
- Joan Of Arc
"Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Love, God, English, France, Hatred, Nothing, Will)

"I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God's will."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: God, Sin, Will)

"If I feel the part is right, and I know that the producers and the director want me, I'd go for broke. Always."
- Anne Archer
(Related: Right, Want)

"I'm not taking any interest in politics. I'm not involved in politics in any way. My life is in writing now."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Politics, Interest, Now, Writing)

"And I did wonder - because it's now three years ago since I left prison - whether there would come a time when I would forget it, or it would be in the past as anything else might be - no, it's there every day of my life."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Forget, Now, Past, Prison, Wonder, Years)

"I learnt a lot about myself, I learnt a lot about other people and the problems they have. If I was lucky enough to live to a hundred, how I will feel about two per cent of my life being that way, I don't know."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, People, Being, Problems, Will)

"These are the fifties, you know. The disgusting, posturing fifties."
- Hannah Arendt
"Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Successful, Freedom, Man, Necessity)

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

"I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself."
- Pietro Aretino
"But you know, as you say, the original versions of my films are getting out there, slowly."
- Dario Argento
"I've never gone into analysis. But Freud opened a door, I know."
- Dario Argento
"Aside from a handful of guys boxing is missing the good trainers, that's why our sport is so in the air now because we don't have people who have the capability to not only train fighters but also train and create decent respectable citizens of the world."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: People, Boxing, Now, World)

"Fighters with 13 fights are winning world titles, and of course they don't know how to behave."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Winning, Titles, World)

"When you won that title you should know now that you are representing a whole country or nation with your actions and you are now in a glass house or under a microscope and you better be ready to make your people proud."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: People, Actions, Country, Nation, Now)

"I'd take precision any day over power; as far as being tactical you know you have to see what's going on in there and also understand that for every punch that you or your opponent throws there's always a counter shot or two which you have to be ready to fire or defend."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Power, Being, Day, Fire)

"Not many people do at the age of 21 or younger even, know how to act nor could be concerned with anything other than fighting, women and money."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Age, Money, Women, People, Act, Fighting)

"As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Death, People, Suffering, Trying, Waiting)

"I am confident that I can serve my country without being involved as the president of the country now."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Being, Country, Now, President)

"Hunger knows no friend but its feeder."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Friend, Hunger)

"Let each man exercise the art he knows."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Art, Exercise, Man)

"The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching."
- Aristotle
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Teaching)

"The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live."
- Aristotle
(Related: Life, Danger, Man)

"Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach."
- Aristotle
"All men by nature desire knowledge."
- Aristotle
(Related: Men, Nature, Knowledge, Desire)

"I didn't even know Michele before we started the show but we became great friends, and still are."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Friends)

"I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do, and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work, I would love that. I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments, it's not going to be on a drama."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Love, Work, Drama, Honor, Variety, Want)

"I know that if I can't move people, then I have no business being an actor."
- Alan Arkin
(Related: Business, People, Actor, Being)

"The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Wisdom, People, Difference, Future, News, Now)

"In the past ABC has made half-hearted efforts or, worse, cosmetic efforts, to do something about news and I wasn't certain about what their real aim was - nor am I now."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: News, Now, Past)

"It is amazing how nice people are to you when they know you're going away."
- Michael Arlen
(Related: People)

"You don't have to be rich and famous. You just have to be an ordinary person, doing extraordinary things. I'd like more people to know that it's there. Women's achievements still aren't recognised enough in many areas."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Women, People, Famous)

"Right from day one, you know when you've written a good song."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Day, Right, Song)

"I found my sound early on. Look at U2: they haven't changed their music for 20 years. Anyway, many people come unstuck when they try to change what they do and what they are known for."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Change, Music, People, Sound, Years)

"This band - because this is myself on electric and acoustic guitars - we've done three tours together now and I really, really like it which is why I did the DVD as well."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Now)

"Make no mistake about it. These are not 'kookie' birds. Right now the greatest player, the big tent on the political scene in America, is called the Tea Party movement."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Mistake, America, Birds, Now, Party, Right, Tea)

"I've suffered from all of the hang-ups known, and none is as bad as the telephone."
- Richard Armour
"It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Conversation, Now, Right)

"Final thoughts are so, you know, final. Let's call them closing words."
- Craig Armstrong
(Related: Thoughts, Words)

"It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so."
- Edwin Armstrong
(Related: People, Causes, Ignorance, Trouble, World)

"I could never accept findings based almost exclusively on mathematics. It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so."
- Edwin Armstrong
(Related: People, Causes, Ignorance, Mathematics, Trouble, World)

"Now I think one of the reasons why religion developed in the way that it did over the centuries was precisely to curb this murderous bent that we have as human beings."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Religion, Now)

"There are some people that if they don't know, you can't tell them."
- Louis Armstrong
(Related: People)

"If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know."
- Louis Armstrong
(Related: Jazz)

"In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Society, Research)

"Research is creating new knowledge."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Knowledge, Research)

"Failure is the most terrible thing in our business. When we fail, the whole world knows about it."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Business, Failure, World)

"Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: Life, Forbidden, Lust, Man, State)

"The first war plan has failed because of Iraqi resistance. Now they are trying to write another war plan. Clearly, the American war planners misjudged the determination of the Iraqi forces."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: War, Determination, American, First, Now, Trying)

"And then we've got Blades of Glory, and we've got Brothers Solomon, and I've got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Development, Brothers, Glory, Martin)

"It doesn't look great if you cancel the reigning Best Comedy Program, you know, you're gonna take a hit from a... from sort of a public relations standpoint."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Comedy, Public)

"But since day one, we've always been kinda up against it. So at the end, it's not surprising that we were kind of led along for so many months and didn't know what the fate of the show was gonna be. It was... in a weird way, just kind of that was the way it's always been."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Day, End, Fate, Months)

"My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995, called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get, actually with Felicity Huffman. And then from that I did this film that was eventually called The Broken Giant later that fall. And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Film, First, canal)

"No, Arrested Development was such an amazing experience in every way, and you know it was very unique in that it was a show that received a lot of critical acclaim, and yet we didn't ever achieve the ratings that we wanted."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Experience, Development)

"Well, no, I didn't because I didn't even know the nominations were coming out. I gotta say, it wasn't even on my radar. I hadn't... I hadn't even thought about it."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Thought)

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

"Now equilibrium is the very opposite of disorder."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Disorder, Now)

"Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Knowledge, Gifts, Practice)

"Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Thought, Culture, World)

"Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Misery)

"Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore."
- Matthew Arnold
"I know how to do anything, I'm a mom."
- Roseanne Barr Arnold
(Related: Mom)

"Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Thought, Knowledge, Value)

"Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters."
- Raymond Aron
(Related: Enemies, Future)

"Now there is so much expertise and brainpower it's hard to be at the cutting edge of what's cool and not do something that's totally geeky."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Expertise, Now)

"Yeah, I definitely wanted to do a kids' movie because I have a kid. I want to do things that my daughter can see soon - when she is old enough to know what a movie is."
- David Arquette
(Related: Daughter, Kids, Old, Want)

"Now I ask you to make your sacrifice. Take a gamble. I took the plunge and I'm glad of it."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Sacrifice, Now)

"I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a psychiatrist, every morning at the time of his visit, made me want to hang myself, realizing that I would not be able to cut his throat."
- Antonin Artaud
(Related: Time, Conversation, Obsession, Suicide, Visit, Want, Years)

"When we speak the word "life," it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it from its surface of fact, but to that fragile, fluctuating center which forms never reach."
- Antonin Artaud
(Related: Life, Fact, Word)

"You know, I spend most of my life turning things down. There's a lot of crap out there."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Life)

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

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

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

"So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Women)

"We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you're aiming, you don't have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Life, Goal, Purpose)

"One thing, however, I know with certainty: violence, or the direct threat of violence, of the kind we have seen in the past few days, is totally unjustified as a response to any published word or image."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Past, Violence, Word)

"I wish I'd known early what I had to learn late."
- Richie Ashburn
"To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me. I wanted to know my bat a little better."
- Richie Ashburn
(Related: Bed, Cure)

"What we learned on September 11 is that the unthinkable is now thinkable in the world."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Now, World)

"It was a superb agreement to end a war, but a very bad agreement to make a state. From now on, we have to part company with Dayton and try to build a modern democratic state, for which I have tried to lay the foundations."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: War, Agreement, Company, End, Now, State)

"People do not want politicians they know to be corrupt."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: People, Politicians, Want)

"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)

"Having cakes as a business certainly changes things for me - I don't now sit at home doing a cake for the fun of it anymore. But it's an extremely happy and pleasureable business to run because people are generally buying cakes for celebrations."
- Jane Asher
(Related: Business, Home, People, Buying, Fun, Now)

"I look at myself objectively and in a way I see myself as a commodity. Your name becomes somehow outside yourself. Now, when I'm at home being Mrs. Scarfe, that's when I'm most myself."
- Jane Asher
(Related: Home, Being, Name, Now)

"I don't know if Jim was a major part of that or not. He is one of a small group of real storytellers. He has enormous imagination and ability to write. I'm glad he's coming back. It's going to be good for the show."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Imagination, Ability)

"Having now reached a point where danger might be reasonably apprehended from strolling war parties of Indians, spies were kept in advance and strict diligence observed in the duty of sentinels."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: War, Danger, Diligence, Duty, Now)

"The principal or highest part of the mountain having changed its direction to east and west, I ascended it in such manner as to leave its most elevated ranges to the south and travelled north west over a very rough and broken country generally covered with snow."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Country, Direction, Snow)

"The snow continues with high winds we remain at this camp to day in consequence of the weather."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Day, Snow, Weather)

"Snow is so common that I have omitted to note its falling at least two days out of Three."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Snow)

"There are rumors, rumors, rumors. I'm always the last one to know about these things, literally."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Rumors)

"So it wasn't actually that bad, it took a couple of weeks to sort of get used to uh, you know, standing around and pretending to have ice shoot out of your hand, but once you got used to that it uh, it was actually not that hard."
- Shawn Ashmore
"I never could have planned this, and now I'm in my ideal situation career-wise and just sort of where I am in my life, and I'm super happy with how everything's going."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Life, Career, Now)

"Pleasure usually takes the form of me and now; joy is us and always."
- Marvin J. Ashton
(Related: Joy, Now, Pleasure)

"Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Ignorance, Learning)

"Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: People)

"The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Delight)

"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Life, Science, Society, Wisdom, Knowledge, Right)

"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Knowledge, Ignorance, Problems)

"He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Men, Life, Contemplation, Reading)

"All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Men, Computer, Doctors, Errors, Now)

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: People)

"You see these shuffling rows of shiny faces, waiting for their turn, so they're very dedicated to the program and desperate to know what it is they've got - so often, they have no idea."
- Michael Aspel
(Related: Idea, Faces, Waiting)

"Before we give you billions more, we want to know what you've done with the trillion you've got."
- Les Aspin
(Related: Want)

"The basic story for the opener is that word came through the bar that someone got knifed and killed up on the Moon Walk. It turns out to be one of the quarter regulars that everybody knows, including Maestro and Bone."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Moon, Word)

"We have a way of dealing with information that has sort of personal - personally identifying information in it. But there are legitimate secrets - you know, your records with your doctor; that's a legitimate secret. But we deal with whistleblowers that are coming forward that are really sort of well motivated."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Information, Secrets)

"I've got the best deal on Earth. Where else can I sin and know that I'm forgiven for it?"
- Armand Assante
(Related: Earth, Sin)

"You love what you do, you are cursed with it, and then you get known for being cursed with it."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Love, Being)

"'Tis very great pity that they who are so apt to over-rate themselves in smaller matters, shou'd, where it most concerns them to know, and stand upon their Value, be so insensible of their own worth."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Pity, Value, Worth)

"We all agree that its fit to be as Happy as we can, and we need no Instructor to teach us this Knowledge, 'tis born with us, and is inseparable from our Being, but we very much need to be Inform'd what is the true Way to Happiness."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Happiness, Knowledge, Being)

"He who will be just, must be forc'd to acknowledge, that neither Sex are always in the right."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Sex, Right, Will)

"Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Truth, Thought, Knowledge, Accomplishment, Difficulties, Passion, Trouble, Will, Woman)

"Nor can the Apostle mean that Eve only sinned; or that she only was Deceived, for if Adam sinned willfully and knowingly, he became the greater Transgressor."
- Mary Astell
"Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Business, Body, Company, Conversation, Crowds, Mind, Present, Will)

"I get into certain yoga positions at times, when I'm working out and for exercises. I use a little of it in some of my meditation, but I chant now and that sort of replaced it."
- John Astin
(Related: Meditation, Now, Yoga)

"Sometimes when I see a performance that really takes me, I struggle. How can I express this to this person, I want this person to know how I felt. I want to get this across, and it's not very easy."
- John Astin
(Related: Performance, Struggle, Want)

"At a certain point he was very popular, from THE RAVEN. He was never fully appreciated, never made the money, and you know he was looked upon with admiration by some people, but also as an oddball. But that was his point."
- John Astin
(Related: Money, People, Admiration, Popular)

"It is tough to say what has influenced me the most because I know that Mozart makes me think better, but you cannot beat Dave Matthews for feeling good!"
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Feeling)

"It has long been known that the chemical atomic weight of hydrogen was greater than one-quarter of that of helium, but so long as fractional weights were general there was no particular need to explain this fact, nor could any definite conclusions be drawn from it."
- Francis William Aston
(Related: Fact, Weight)

"One reason why I don't drink is because I wish to know when I am having a good time."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Time, Reason)

"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, I never expected to enter the movie business."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Business)

"There are times when directors just don't know what they're doing."
- Christopher Atkins
"It's so logical and so simple. Fat is the backup fuel system. The role it plays in the body is that when there's no carbohydrate around, fat will become the primary energy fuel. That's pretty well known."
- Robert Atkins
(Related: Body, Energy, Pretty, Will)

"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)

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

"It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge."
- Brooks Atkinson
(Related: Men, Poetry, Education, Knowledge, College, Thinking, Years)

"I don't even know what the odds are for one kid or one team to make it here. Obviously, being from Canada this is their Stanley Cup - they made it. It's hard enough to get here and it's hard enough to advance."
- John Atkinson
(Related: Being, Canada)

"Of course, some would say if you have a performing inclination, then you should become a lawyer. That's a platform we use, or a priest. You know, anywhere you lecture and pontificate to people."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: People)

"Not so much in Canada, but certainly in the US, as I'm sure you know, money is all, and if they can get another 26 programs of the same thing even though it advances the culture or those actor's careers not at all it doesn't matter."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Money, Actor, Canada, Careers, Culture)

"No, no, I was only funny on stage, really. I, I, think I was funny as a person toward my classmates when I was very young. You know, when I was a child, up to about the age of 12."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Age, Funny)

"What's the two things they tell you are healthiest to eat? Chicken and fish. You know what you should do? Combine them, eat a penguin."
- Dave Attell
(Related: Fish)

"Yeah, I know, some people are against drunk driving, and I call those people "the cops." But you know, sometimes, you've just got no choice; those kids gotta get to school!"
- Dave Attell
(Related: People, Choice, Driving, Kids)

"You know, men and women are a lot alike in certain situations. Like when they're both on fire - they're exactly alike."
- Dave Attell
(Related: Men, Women, Fire)

"You know, it is a terrible thing to appear on television, because people think that you actually know what you're talking about."
- David Attenborough
(Related: People, Talking, Television)

"Well, you cannot think of cinema now, and you cannot think of cinema in the UK and not place Chaplin in the most extraordinary elevated context, if there can be such a thing, in that he was a genius, he was unique."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Genius, Cinema, Now)

"Well, I think In Love and War, which had a wonderful performance by Sandy, Sandra Bullock, who the authorities and, the supposed authorities, in cinema didn't want to know about."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Love, War, Performance, Cinema, Want)

"What I am sad about is that there is now, in America, no equivalent to the art circuit."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Art, America, Now)

"At my age the only problem is with remembering names. When I call everyone darling, it has damn all to do with passionately adoring them, but I know I'm safe calling them that. Although, of course, I adore them too."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Age, Names)

"Just keep stirring the pot, you never know what will come up."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Will)

"I don't know who will lead us through the '90s, but they must be made to speak to this spiritual vacuum at the heart of American society, this tumor of the soul."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Society, Soul, Heart, American, Spiritual, Will)

"Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine's beauty and Renee's frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Beauty, Actors)

"On Planet of the Apes, I had a very knowledgeable team who knew good materials, but I had one main source person who worked online and on the street continually looking for the proper materials."
- Colleen Atwood
"In Chicago, I walked in knowing what the dancers were going to need."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Chicago)

"The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Love, Names, Snow)

"We thought we were running away from the grownups, and now we are the grownups."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Thought, Now, Running)

"Their mothers had finally caught up to them and been proven right. There were consequences after all but they were the consequences to things you didn't even know you'd done."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Consequences, Mothers, Right)

"For years I wanted to be older, and now I am."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Now, Years)

"I really do the conventions now for two reasons."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Now)

"And my father, being a good Swiss puritan, always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor, I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Father, Actor, Being)

"We were not as rich as the Rockefellers or Mellons, but we were rich enough to know how rich they were."
- Louis Auchincloss
"Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Beauty, Perception, Beginning, Correction, Dress, Fun, Hair, Joy)

"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Earth, Help)

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

"To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he see you now, ask why?"
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Man, Now, World)

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

"The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Mind, Unconscious)

"Now is the age of anxiety."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Age, Anxiety, Now)

"Obama was 200 percent advertising. I promote myself to sell my brands. Because now I am a kind of celeb. I am in a different world than the fashion industry. I am with Mick Jagger, Michael Jackson, Madonna. I build me as a celebrity."
- Christian Audigier
(Related: Advertising, Celebrity, Fashion, Now, World)

"I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Birds, English, Habits, Living, Man)

"A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Children, Fathers, Man, World)

"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)

"I can't tell you any more than any other writer can tell you why they write, and I don't know what my influences are."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Writer)

"I probably read 100 times more than I write, but that way when I move my characters through it, I know."
- Jean M. Auel
"I could write historical fiction, or science fiction, or a mystery but since I find it fascinating to research the clues of some little know period and develop a story based on that, I will probably continue to do it."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Fiction, Mystery, Research, Will)

"The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful life that men are differentiated into full individuality."
- Erich Auerbach
(Related: Life, Men, Individuality, Man, Old)

"He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted."
- Red Auerbach
"From the beginning, we were prepared, we know how we would shoot and cut the two versions."
- Bille August
(Related: Beginning)

"What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Time)

"Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Nature, Miracles)

"God is best known in not knowing him."
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Related: God)

"If I am given a formula, and I am ignorant of its meaning, it cannot teach me anything, but if I already know it what does the formula teach me?"
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Related: Formula, Meaning)

"Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Men, Man)

"Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Soul, Man)

"She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence."
- Sri Aurobindo
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Europe, Man, Now)

"Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years."
- Ausonius
(Related: Age, Happiness, Time, Old, Years)

"A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Misfortune, Woman)

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

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Wife, Truth, Fortune, Man, Possession, Want)

"One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Man, Now, Witty)

"Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Hope, Cure, Selfishness)

"The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Love, Man, World)

"Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Love, Being, Now)

"I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Movies, Books, Hurt, Worry, Writers)

"People would be surprised to know how much I learned about prayer from playing poker."
- Mary Austin
(Related: People, Poker, Prayer)

"Unfortunately, Climate Science has become Political Science. It is tragic that some perhaps well-meaning but politically motivated scientists who should know better have whipped up a global frenzy about a phenomena which is statistically questionable at best."
- Robert H. Austin
(Related: Science, Climate, Scientists)

"My brother Jeff is now my agent at Advantage International in Washington, D.C."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Brother, Now, Washington)

"High tech companies that focus on research, development and production will learn that they can be the perfect complement to our world-renowned agriculture heritage."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Development, Agriculture, Focus, Production, Research, Will, World)

"You don't need a city charter to know that education is the foundation of any community."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Community)

"Kids know me from their Grease DVD, so they instantly respond. You can hear a pin drop when I do my old songs."
- Frankie Avalon
(Related: Kids, Old, Songs)

"I like that because the fans want to see onstage what they know so well from the big screen."
- Frankie Avalon
(Related: Fans, Want)

"They look for the top note to end every song. They don't know what they are singing about. There is no style."
- Frankie Avalon
(Related: End, Singing, Song, Style)

"I know in my soul when something feels like a sell out and I think for me, I knew that if I did the Jane's Addiction reunion thing, that I would feel like a sell out. That's how it would feel to me."
- Eric Avery
(Related: Soul, Addiction)

"Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings; nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials."
- Avicenna
(Related: Knowledge, Accidents, Beginnings, Causes, Study)

"The knowledge of anything, since all things have causes, is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes."
- Avicenna
(Related: Knowledge, Causes)

"Therefore in medicine we ought to know the causes of sickness and health."
- Avicenna
(Related: Health, Causes, Medicine, Sickness)

"We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: God, Surrender, Will)

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

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

"But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They're spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we're on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Change, Health, People, Victory, Winning, American, Defeat, Fighting, Generations, Now, Reform, Right)

"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)

"I think that more and more you're going to see people of good will on their side of the aisle say you know what, we got to get off the bus here, this is not headed in the right direction."
- David Axelrod
(Related: People, Direction, Right, Will)

"We know that 10 million more people will lose insurance in the next 10 years if we don't act."
- David Axelrod
(Related: People, Act, Will, Years)

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

"You know, we - if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation's largest state."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Victory, Being, End, Example, Nation, State, Will)

"Some people really trip on success or popularity. My friends would talk to me about that, about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what I tripped on? I started buying property."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Success, People, Buying, Friends, Popularity, Property, Talk)

"Artists don't always know. Almost every song I ever recorded that was a hit at the majors that the promotional people picked I didn't think it would be a hit. I was wrong every time!"
- Roy Ayers
(Related: People, Artists, Song, Wrong)

"DJs and people in the street know what they like."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: People)

"Now I get exposure first with people directly in the clubs. This is a unique situation for me."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: People, First, Now)

"I couldn't get my album played over the so-called smooth jazz stations. Jazz stations would not play it. You don't always know who you're making that soul connection with."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Soul, Connection, Jazz, Play)

"I generally sell my records online or at the show. You can undersell the distributor and the stores, and people know what they're getting cause they've just seen you live."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: People, Cause)

"I live in a high rise with my family part of the year in New York and I don't know three quarters of the people in the building. We live in the same square-footage and I wouldn't know who they were."
- Dan Aykroyd
(Related: Family, People, Building)

"March 11, 2004, now occupies a place in the history of infamy."
- Jose Maria Aznar
(Related: History, March, Now)

"What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Thoughts, Future, Now, Past, Present)

"Even now, we make no apologies for the choice we made. The sacrifices we made were selfless. The options we offered were patriotic while the paths we chose were well thought out."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Thought, Apologies, Choice, Now, Options)

"That the state of knowledge in any country will exert a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it, is a principle too obvious to require investigation."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Knowledge, Country, Influence, Investigation, Obvious, State, Will)

"To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: History, Science, Knowledge, Medicine, Profession)

"There is, however, another purpose to which academies contribute. When they consist of a limited number of persons, eminent for their knowledge, it becomes an object of ambition to be admitted on their list."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Knowledge, Purpose, Ambition)

"Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany, to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton's, to be employed in the drudgery of elementary instruction."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Genius, Policy, Knowledge, Country)

"At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Knowledge)

"It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university, ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Knowledge, Public, Quantity, University, Will)

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

"Well, it's not a pleasant experience. And it's a terribly political process, because that thing was initiated by the Congress and by, you know, our adversaries in the Congress."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Experience, Congress)

"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 had kind of a rocky start, but I spent a lot of time working with the President and handing him statistics and showing him what we were doing as we went along and kind of saying to him, you know, this is really important."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Time, President, Saying, Statistics)

"They haul you up there for, you know, week after week in this kind of star chamber proceeding. Then at the end of it they say, well, we found nothing, but now it's time for special counsel."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Time, End, Nothing, Now)

"Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity - the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Christianity, Lust)

"The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Sympathy, Knowledge, Stress)

"Democracy is now going forth on a crusade against imperialism."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Democracy, Now)

"Curiosity doesn't matter any more. These days people don't want to be transported to emotional territories where they don't know how to react."
- Hector Babenko
(Related: People, Curiosity, Want)

"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)

"As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Education, Society, Faith, First)

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

"They're guys who want to screw around all the time, which interests me not at all. God knows we've done that, been there, and we don't want to do that any more."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: God, Time, Want)

"You can't start worrying about what's going to happen. You get spastic enough worrying about what's happening now."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Now)

"It's not so much the amount of tax we pay - it's the sense that our pocket's being picked without our knowing what's going on."
- Andrew J. Bacevich
(Related: Being, Tax, Sense)

"Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Truth, Being)

"To fly as fast as thought, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Thought)

"Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years."
- Richard Bach
(Related: First, Friends, Will, Years)

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

"Listen to what you know instead of what you fear."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Fear)

"I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?"
- Richard Bach
(Related: Life, Now, Right, Worth)

"Learning is finding out what you already know."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Learning)

"Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Happiness, Living, Reward, Right)

"Metal is still the biggest music now in America."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Music, America, Now)

"To think that when they come out with these gigantic songs, it's pretty tough to top them, you know."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Pretty, Songs)

"Well, you know, if you do 200 shows a year, they're not all going to be like Castle Donnington."
- Sebastian Bach
"You know what I'm doing starting 1st November? Jesus Christ Superstar."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Christ)

"I've been solo since 1996, so I've been doing it for a while now."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Now)

"The music is the last thing I'm thinking about right now, in order of what's important."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Music, Now, Order, Right, Thinking)

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

"The amount of things I have been through and the remarkable ways in which the body has reacted is just phenomenal. No wonder I became religious, because you don't know why something's happening to you and you don't know how you bounced back."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Body, Religious, Remarkable, Wonder)

"The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Progress)

"Reverie is not a mind vacuum. It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Soul, Mind, Reverie)

"When you play all that as a body of work there are four great songs, four mediocre songs and four bad songs. I didn't know it at the time; I was just doing my best."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Work, Time, Body, Play, Songs)

"The fact that the internet is so active; people can now speak to me indirectly."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: People, Fact, Internet, Now)

"I don't think that bands that make it on their first album are as strong as bands that don't: there is nowhere to go but down."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: First)

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

"The Veteran's History Project, a nationwide volunteer effort to collect oral histories from America's war veterans, provides an avenue to do just that. Now in its fifth year, the Project has collected more than 40,000 individual stories."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: History, War, America, Effort, Now, Project, Veterans)

"Knowledge is power."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Power, Knowledge)

"Knowledge and human power are synonymous."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Power, Knowledge)

"The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Men, Power, Knowledge, Angels, Desire)

"But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Life, Men, God, Angels, Man, Theatre)

"He that hath knowledge spareth his words."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Knowledge, Words)

"The great end of life is not knowledge but action."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Action, End)

"There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Man, Nothing)

"I'd love to be a pop idol. Of course, my groupies are now between 40 and 50."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Love, Now)

"There is a lesson there about greed and it is a lesson I am willing to learn as well. Has it made me a distrustful person? I don't think so. But we probably look a bit more carefully at our financial situation now."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Financial, Greed, Now)

"It does get old to have to always be a monkey in a zoo. I don't know what it's like any more to be anonymous."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Old)

"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)

"For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Knowledge, Mathematics, World)

"All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Science, People, Knowledge, Fact, Mathematics, Obvious)

"We have now recently launched the national integrity plan."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Integrity, Now)

"A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens."
- Robert Baden-Powell
"I also know that in the second movie, the sequel, Eric made some huge advances with the robot suit. That just made it even better. You put the suit on and moved your arms then the robot's arms would move in sync with yours."
- John Badham
"There were scenes that just for length purposes, and knowing that the attention span of kids is not great, don't make it much longer than about 90 minutes."
- John Badham
(Related: Attention, Kids)

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

"And that might have led to other shows but you know what LA is like. I was in my early 30s and it wasn't going to get easier. You know, that's when you start to wonder if you might have to get lots of plastic surgery."
- Jane Badler
(Related: Wonder)

"If we really want liberty - if we really want liberty - then we need to go out and get it, we need to take it, because nobody is going to give it to us. And we need to do it now."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Liberty, Now, Want)

"I just want everyone to know that 20,000 gun laws in the United States are unconstitutional. They infringe on your right to protect your life, the lives of your loved ones, and your property."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Life, Laws, Property, Right, states, United, Want)

"And I figured out that the reason I couldn't get through the day as well as I can now is because I had too many things on my mind, on my plate, you know, for one person to have. So I started to eliminate some of the things that were too heavy to carry and unnecessary."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Day, Mind, Now, Reason)

"I knew it would happen. I knew I'd be No. 1. I'm a new artist; I don't know the rules. Nobody told me it wouldn't happen."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Artist, Rules)

"I think a lot of people have lost respect for the individual, you know, the individual, the person who doesn't conform."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: People, Respect)

"But now I realize that this record business really needs me. No one else is trying to take a chance or do something different."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Business, Chance, Needs, Now, Trying)

"Oh, yeah, I see the world differently now. Actually, when I first had the baby, I was breast-feeding him for two years straight. So we were together for two years of his life, every single day, all hours of the day. So I was two people, and I eventually morphed back into one."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Life, People, Baby, Day, First, Now, World, Years)

"Personally, I don't choose any particular religion or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me. That's between me and the most high. You know, my higher self. The Creator."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Religion, Self, Symbol, Words)

"I define fear as standing across the ring from Joe Louis and knowing he wants to go home early."
- Max Baer
(Related: Home, Fear)

"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)

"The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: People, Books, Reason)

"The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: People, Books, Reason)

"The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: People, Habit, Speech)

"When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much."
- Enid Bagnold
(Related: Man, Training, Will, Years)

"Lots of people I know have bootlegged tapes of performances and if they play it I will be transported back sometimes with happiness, sometimes with horror."
- Chris Bailey
(Related: Happiness, People, Horror, Play, Will)

"Nowadays, I really like playing in studios."
- Derek Bailey
"In fact it's quite gratifying for me to see some of the people who really objected to this method of working now being quite so profligate in their use of it."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: People, Being, Fact, Now)

"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)

"One's happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Happiness)

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

"Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution to the knowledge of the world."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Knowledge, World)

"There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Life, Knowledge)

"I have seen the day, when, if a man made himself ridiculous, the world would laugh at him. But now, everything that is mean, disgusting, and absurd, pleases them but so much the better!"
- Joanna Baillie
(Related: Day, Man, Now, World)

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

"I very rarely came across rude or disrespectful people. I don't know how I slipped by all of them, but I honestly can't think of one experience off the top of my head that was like that. I'm sure they're there, but I'd have to think really hard to recall them."
- Scott Baio
(Related: Experience, People)

"Now, I don't make decisions as fast as I used to."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Decisions, Now)

"I skate now for fun and to keep myself in shape."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Fun, Now)

"I have a lot of different stages in my life when training has been easy or hard. Now, it seems that I have been training for so long that it has become almost second nature to me."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Life, Nature, Now, Training)

"There are many members of parliament present here who know as well as I do that, if a man has not already been converted, it will require a great deal more than a letter of appeal to achieve conversion."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Man, Parliament, Present, Will)

"I was well aware of the fact that once you appeared in Doctor Who as something else, you were ruled out for the part of the Doctor: that was a kind of well known thing in the business."
- Colin Baker
(Related: Business, Fact)

"I think we all realized that we had really been replicating things that had already been happening. I don't know if we were smart enough to realize that we were in a cul-de-sac, but we were curious."
- David Baker
"When I look back now, it must have been like Paris was at the time of Le Sacre du Printemps."
- David Baker
(Related: Time, Now, Paris)

"So I let them be responsible for there particular areas. Then by the time it gets to me that means that there is a problem. I have my eyes open and I need to know something about every department but you don't want to micro manage any particular department."
- Dusty Baker
(Related: Time, Eyes, Open, Want)

"I think the American government is now the most corrupt government in the world."
- Ginger Baker
(Related: Government, American, Now, World)

"You don't need to know who's playing on the White House tennis court to be a good president."
- James Baker
(Related: Court, President, Tennis)

"The organization is a way for people to find us and deal with us and know how we operate."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People)

"A few years ago no hotel or restaurant in Boston refused Negro guests; now several hotels, restaurants, and especially confectionary stores, will not serve Negroes, even the best of them."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Boston, Guests, Now, Restaurants, Will, Years)

"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)

"I do what I did as a hobby as a kid, you know, and make a living at it. And I just feel like I'm one of the luckiest guys in the world 'cuz I get paid to make toys and play with them."
- Rick Baker
(Related: Living, Play, World)

"People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure."
- Russell Baker
(Related: People, Pleasure)

"Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Company, Misery)

"Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is no parent left to tell them."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Age, Children, Curiosity, Parents, Want)

"Politicians are just Daily Mail journalists writ large, aren't they? They're always telling us what's going to happen, and we know they don't know!"
- Tom Baker
(Related: Mail, Politicians)

"Not only don't I know who I am, but I'm very suspicious of people who do know who they are. I am sometimes ten or twelve people a day, and sometimes four or five people an hour!"
- Tom Baker
(Related: People, Day)

"We have newsreaders behaving like actors, lowering their voices if it's a sad story, as if we didn't know it's a sad story. There isn't a single cool newsreader."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Actors)

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

"The central question is simply put: What did the president know and when did he know it?"
- Howard H. Baker, Jr.
(Related: President, Question)

"I write about it in the book and, you know, explain that. But that was the technicality that actually got my sentence reduced - that Alan Dershowitz used to have my sentence - it came down eventually to eight years."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Years)

"It was dripping and, you know, and there was a whole line of cameras and microphones. I felt like - you remember the honor guards, only it was a dishonor guard."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Honor)

"Most of you are so young you don't know who I am, and that's good."
- Jim Bakker
"And God knows I needed to be forgiven. So I had to forgive everybody. And then God - as I read in the word, you're supposed to pray for your enemies. Try that one on."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: God, Enemies, Word)

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

"You can't fake it when you're alone with God, you know."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: God)

"You know, I try not to look back, because looking forward is so much better than looking backward."
- Jim Bakker
"I don't know, examination I guess. And then they put the jump suit back on me again. I went through the compound - I remember somebody shouting, Jim don't let them break you."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Examination)

"God's forgiveness is the only thing. And, well, I take full responsibility for the adultery. It was my fault and, you know, no matter what went on, the man has to take responsibility; and I do."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Forgiveness, God, Adultery, Fault, Man, Responsibility)

"Knowledge is the life of the mind."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Mind)

"Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Knowledge, Action)

"When knowledge is limited - it leads to folly... When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Knowledge, Exploitation, Folly)

"The more knowledge you have, the greater will be your fear of Allah."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Fear, Knowledge, Will)

"I animated 20 years at Terry Toons. It's important to know that animators like pizza and a raise once in a while, and you've got to treat them with love."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Love, Years)

"I had the X rating on my films. Now they do as much on The Simpsons as I got an X rating for Fritz the Cat."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Now)

"I thought I had the rights to The Lord of the Rings. I don't know how Jackson ended up with the rights."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Thought, Rights)

"I went into show business because I love to work with people, and what I enjoy most about acting is rehearsing and getting to know people and their talents, forming relationships. Working in this business, barriers drop and you get into people real quickly."
- Scott Bakula
(Related: Business, Love, Work, People, Acting, Relationships)

"I am conscious of my inability to grasp, in all its details and positive developments, any very large portion of human knowledge."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Knowledge, Positive)

"I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Intelligence, Knowledge, Character, Censure, Criticism, Respect, Right)

"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)

"People so far have been very fond of the Robert Altman movie, as I am, and when one things goes well it shines light on your other projects and now I seem to have a number of projects that are moving forward."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: People, Light, Now, Projects)

"I always think that a director who knows about the technical side, but cares about the acting performances and casting as well, is ahead of the game."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Acting)

"I was very much in my room with my marionette stage, you know, creating these incredibly boring things that I felt were so fascinating, and forcing my relatives to come, and charging money for them to see my little productions."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Money, Relatives)

"The future will be determined in part by happenings that it is impossible to foresee; it will also be influenced by trends that are now existent and observable."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Future, Now, Will)

"All I know is that history repeats itself and people are going to want to experience the world. But I know then they are going to have a better appreciation for what is here in Maine."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Experience, History, People, Appreciation, Want, World)

"There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Architecture, Design, Music, Economy, Engineering, Interest, Now, Software, Theatre)

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

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

"There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: People, Country, Forget, Media, Now, Thinking)

"You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition of mind and heart known as Brotherhood, however much you preach, posture, or agree, unless you live it."
- Faith Baldwin
(Related: Heart, Brotherhood, Mind)

"You know, it's not the world that was my oppressor, because what the world does to you, if the world does it to you long enough and effectively enough, you begin to do to yourself."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: World)

"There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Work, Challenge, Future, Now, Salvation, Will)

"There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Attention, Eyes, Help, Man, Nothing)

"The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Knowledge, Profession, Ugly)

"The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Future, Heaven, Now)

"The face of a lover is an unknown, precisely because it is invested with so much of oneself. It is a mystery, containing, like all mysteries, the possibility of torment."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Possibility, Mystery)

"Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Poor, Poverty)

"No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, First)

"Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Love, Fear)

"All along we find that social life - religion, politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self; it shows the social uses made of this knowledge."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Art, Life, Politics, Religion, Knowledge, Development, Self)

"Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Mind, Psychology)

"The rule of law in place of force, always basic to my thinking, now takes on a new relevance in a world where, if war is to go, only law can replace it."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: War, Force, Law, Now, Thinking, World)

"I think it's really terrifying that a country based on the foundations and ideals of God, is now systematically removing God from everything. Everything!"
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: God, Country, Ideals, Now)

"What is happening within Christianity is that it doesn't know it needs to promote itself."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Christianity, Needs)

"You know what, man? I don't have time to worry about what people think. I'm focused on the youth of America. I'm focused on the kids who are dressing like whores. Because that's the message in the media."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Time, People, America, Kids, Man, Media, Worry, Youth)

"So yeah, a good director will be able to listen and hear everything, but have a confident vision of his own that he can say, 'oh yeah - that's a great point.' And you never know; often you can help far more than you think you can, because there's so much more that he's juggling than an actor."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Vision, Actor, Help, Will)

"I will never say never, but I will say never to doing the more typical romantic comedies. You know, unless I'm getting audited and I'm on the street and I desperately need some dough and that's the only thing that I'm getting."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Romantic, Will)

"I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It's wonderful, isn't it?"
- Christian Bale
(Related: Movies, Idea, Character, Actor, Magic)

"The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: War, Ideals, Iron curtain, Loyalty, Memories, Now, Weight, World, World war)

"We should burn all libraries and allow to remain only that which everyone knows by heart. A beautiful age of the legend would then begin."
- Hugo Ball
(Related: Age, Heart, Libraries)

"That difficult start drove me on to inspire children and let them know that it is never to late to repair a bad experience at school, and once you get your head down and start to read books, you can really achieve."
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Experience, Books, Children, School)

"Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Hard work, Luck)

"I will never do another TV series. It couldn't top I Love Lucy, and I'd be foolish to try. In this business, you have to know when to get off."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Love, Business, Will)

"I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can."
- Lucille Ball
"The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Car, Dreams, American, Assassination, Vietnam, World)

"Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored. We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now. It's amazing."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Time, Exploration, Now, Ships)

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

"So, I think the output of our innovation is great. We have a culture of self-improvement. I know we can continue to improve. There is no issue. But at the same time, our absolute level of output is fantastic."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Time, Culture, Innovation, Self)

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

"And then you take a look at Spaces, there is this great innovation that came out of nowhere. We have the number one blogging site in the world because of the innovation that's there."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Innovation, World)

"I don't know what a monopoly is until somebody tells me."
- Steve Ballmer
"The best way to begin is to say: Balthus is a painter of whom nothing is known. And now let us have a look at his paintings."
- Balthus
(Related: Nothing, Now)

"Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don't know what to say about what I paint, really."
- Balthus
(Related: Language, Painting)

"What does gene A do? What does gene B do? What does it do in different contexts? What's its importance? We know the answer to that for a very small number of genes, the ones that made themselves evident many years ago."
- David Baltimore
(Related: Importance, Years)

"A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Man, Open, Sea, Woman)

"A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Life, Mother, Now)

"It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Father, Man, Succeed)

"Well, a lot of people within government and big business are nervous of Hip Hop and Hip Hop artists, because they speak their minds. They talk about what they see and what they feel and what they know. They reflect what's around them."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Business, Government, People, Artists, Talk)

"We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness that's going on between the East and West. We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal. Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Foolishness, Now, Want)

"When you dream, you dialogue with aspects of yourself that normally are not with you in the daytime and you discover that you know a great deal more than you thought you did."
- Toni Cade Bambara
(Related: Thought, Dream)

"We are now integrated into American society and I don't like the word fashionable, because fashionable means that it's going to pass. It's not like that anymore."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: Society, American, Now, Word)

"The thing is that, they all had real strong personalities and real distinct identities, and I don't find most of the groups that are coming out now really do."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Now)

"In fact I think now we've reached a point now, where the powers that be really have sort of vested interest in all of us being stoned out as much as possible all the time so we don't know what's going on, and we don't care."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Time, Being, Care, Fact, Interest, Now)

"Here we are in the 70's when everything really is horrible and it really stinks. The mass media, everything on television everything everywhere is just rotten. You know it's just really boring and really evil, ugly and worse."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Evil, Media, Television, Ugly)

"Basically no, I mean I think that it's very easy to like I say, smoke a joint or even to wear a Chairman Mao button, or do a lot of these things with out knowing what's behind it, and what it really means."
- Lester Bangs
"I mean Iggy and The Stooges first couple of albums I think sold twenty five thousand between the two of them you know and so to talk in terms of an underground I mean you have to go really to the independent labels and things like that."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: First, Talk)

"I did what I could to inflate the rumor I was on my way to stardom. What I was on my way to, by any mathematical standards known to man, was oblivion, by way of obscurity."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Man, Obscurity, Rumor)

"It would be a lot different for me because there is a lot of information that you need to know about as a player. How pitchers are pitching you, how defenses are playing, certain situations about certain pitchers."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Information)

"I live for those who love me, for those who know me true, for the heaven so blue above me, and the good that I can do."
- George Linnaeus Banks
(Related: Love, Heaven)

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

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

"What I am finding now is that my audience is getting younger as I get older, which is a very good thing as you know - you don't want them to get older as you get older."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Now, Want)

"Although I still occasionally paint and draw, my life has now been shaped by my writing."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Life, Now, Writing)

"Models now need to promote themselves, think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things. Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Careers, Name, Now, Today, Will)

"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)

"When I was about to break a world record and become well known, my mother used to say that for her the important thing was for me to become a doctor - a career which had not been possible in her generation and in her society. Sport was something to be set aside."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Society, Mother, Career, World)

"My concentration was really on getting to university and becoming a doctor. My parents let me know that school marks were important. Achievement was something which came by hard work."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Work, Achievement, Hard work, Parents, School, University)

"I've always been very impatient. At age 10 I frankly found life boring, and I can remember age 9 having the awful thought, as it seems now looking back on it, A war! That should liven things up a bit!"
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Age, Life, Thought, Now)

"My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change."
- William Banting
(Related: Change, Medical, Friends, Now, Proof, Remarkable)

"I am now in that happy comfortable state that I do not hesitate to indulge in any fancy in regard to diet, but watch the consequences, and do not continue any course which adds to weight or bulk and consequent discomfort."
- William Banting
(Related: Diet, Consequences, Fancy, Now, State, Weight)

"Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional. He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Actor)

"The site of hearing was now known to be in the cochlea."
- Robert Barany
(Related: Hearing, Now)

"I was now successful in proving that a direction of movement is localized in the cerebellum."
- Robert Barany
(Related: Successful, Direction, Now)

"Parents look at me like I'm somebody pretty important, and say, We were raised on your characters, and now we're enjoying them all over again with our children."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Children, Now, Parents, Pretty)

"I don't know anyone who enjoys going to the hospital. To help remedy this, I got an idea to create what a Laugh Room in the pediatric ward of hospitals."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Idea, Help, Hospitals)

"I don't know that I spent any more time alone than any other kid, but being by myself never bothered me."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Time, Being)

"Do you know why conductors live so long? Because we perspire so much."
- John Barbirolli
"There are things that I would say that you could call an instant of time; or better, a now. As we live we seem to move through a succession of instants of time, nows, and the question is, what are they? There are where everything in the universe is at this moment, now."
- Julian Barbour
(Related: Time, Now, Question, Universe)

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

"For the Christian, heaven is where Jesus is. We do not need to speculate on what heaven will be like. It is enough to know that we will be for ever with Him."
- William Barclay
(Related: Christian, Heaven, Will)

"The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God; the tragedy is that, knowing Him, they still insist on going their own way."
- William Barclay
(Related: Life, Men, God, Tragedy, World)

"When I see myself at 14 years old I can put my hands on my head and think: 'How could I have done that?' but at that time it had sense for me. You do the same when you're 20. And now, when you look at people who are 20 years old you ask yourself: 'Was I like that? Was I really like that?'"
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Time, People, Now, Old, Sense, Years)

"We live in the moment now where this whole movie business is crazy."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Business, Now)

"Now, there are so many movies, so many festivals, and so many awards going on, each judged with each other, like your work is worse than others and that's not fair. How can you tell what's best and what's worst from these awards? We're talking about art."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Art, Work, Movies, Awards, Now, Talking)

"I want to act because I don't know how to do anything else."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Act, Want)

"I don't know how to drive a car."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Car)

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

"I know very few Americans, though I like the way they think. They think big."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Americans)

"I know what sin is."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Sin)

"I am really not interested in the cinema. I loathed it when I started six years ago, and I don't enjoy it even now."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Cinema, Now, Years)

"Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure that Europe became a continent of humanism, and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must now intervene in the Middle East conflict."
- Daniel Barenboim
(Related: Conflict, Europe, Humanism, Ideals, Intellectuals, Now)

"Now the first step has to be taken, the step towards democracy. This step is full of risks, and requires trust on all sides. We don't know where it will lead. But if we just stand still, we will have no chance of escaping the violence."
- Daniel Barenboim
(Related: Trust, Chance, Democracy, First, Now, Violence, Will)

"I can tell you that I'd rather be kissed by my dogs than by some people I've known."
- Bob Barker
(Related: People, Dogs)

"I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Possibility, Animals, Concern, Energy, Feeling, Now, Years)

"I was told once if I kept breaking things on my legs, that I wasn't going to be able to walk soon, you know? I wanted to be a pro skateboarder, but it was too hard. I was trying, but it wasn't going to happen."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Trying)

"I listened a little to punk when I was younger, but it was straight edge punk. It was nothing like what is going on now, like poppy punk."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Nothing, Now, Punk)

"A lot of people think that punk rock musicians don't know what they're doing."
- Travis Barker
(Related: People, Musicians, Punk)

"I was a kid, and I wasn't even sure if I wanted to play the drums, you know? All I wanted to do was skateboard, but I was still learning and taking it in, so it was good."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Learning, Play)

"You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Hell)

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

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

"I don't know what that gas is made of, but it can't smell any worse than Ernie Johnson 's gym bag."
- Charles Barkley
"Well, another market is being created now out of Internet technology."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Technology, Being, Internet, Now)

"You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Society, Culture, Ethics, Order)

"The one thing that I know government is good for is countervailing against monopoly. It's not great at that either, but it's the only force I know that is fairly reliable."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Government, Force)

"If all ideas have to be bought, then you have an intellectually regressive system that will assure you have a highly knowledgeable elite and an ignorant mass."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Ideas, Will)

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

"On Saturday, I was a surgeon in South Africa, very little known. On Monday, I was world renowned."
- Christiaan Barnard
(Related: World)

"I have been following a vegan diet now since the 1980s, and find it not only healthier, but also much more attractive than the chunks of meat that were on my plate as a child."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Diet, Now)

"Praise now is one of the great duties of the redeemed. It will be their employment for ever."
- Albert Barnes
(Related: Now, Praise, Will)

"We are beginning to wonder whether a servant girl hasn't the best of it after all. She knows how the salad tastes without the dressing, and she knows how life's lived before it gets to the parlor door."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Life, Beginning, Wonder)

"We are adhering to life now with our last muscle - the heart."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Life, Heart, Now)

"This head has risen above its hair in a moment of abandon known only to men who have drawn their feet out of their boots to walk awhile in the corridors of the mind."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Men, Feet, Hair, Mind)

"The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Love, Heart, Bed)

"The vast majority of Americans agree with us. We're doing everything that we can. We're advertising, right now we're on television with an advertisement running in the Washington area. We've got newspaper ads."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Advertising, Americans, Majority, Now, Right, Running, Television, Washington)

"Should we have background checks, waiting periods? To drive a car you have to pass a test that shows you know how to drive your car safely, you should have to do the same thing with guns."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Car, Waiting)

"Every place in the country you should get a license that shows you know how to safely store it, keep it away from your children or grandchildren. You should have to license it so the police can trace it if it's used in a crime."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Children, Country, Crime, Police)

"I don't know if you've noticed it. But Duchamp was magnificent."
- Robert Barnes
"There is no country on earth with a stronger tradition of protecting the public's right to know."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Country, Earth, Public, Right, Tradition)

"In my first year as governor, we solved some of the problems that had begun to undermine the Open Records Act. We gave the act teeth by providing criminal penalties for knowing violations."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Act, First, Open, Problems)

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

"Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now."
- P. T. Barnum
(Related: Work, Now)

"It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem."
- Amelia Barr
(Related: Men, Women, Smiles, Tears)

"But what do we know of the heart nearest to our own? What do we know of our own heart?"
- Amelia Barr
(Related: Heart)

"Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it."
- Amelia E. Barr
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Greatness, Feeling, Reason, Spiritual)

"Don't know about a cabaret act right now, would actually prefer a role in a broadway musical."
- Julia Barr
(Related: Act, Now, Right)

"Always wanted to be an actress or work with animals and now I get to do both."
- Julia Barr
(Related: Work, Animals, Now)

"I know my husband really loves me because he takes me to have ribs. He says I'm the only girl he ever took out who actually ate anything on her plate, as opposed to pushing it around."
- Julia Barr
(Related: Husband)

"It is essential to an architect to know how to see: I mean to see in such a way that the vision is not overpowered by rational analysis."
- Luis Barragan
(Related: Vision)

"An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow."
- Lawrence Barrett
(Related: Actor, Snow)

"You can take any one of our stories that we use right now, put western clothes on us, stick us out in the west and they'll work just as well - any single one of them - because they're stories about people, they're stories about things."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Work, People, Clothes, Now, Right)

"The thought you have now shapes your experience of the next moment. Practice shaping the moment."
- Tom Barrett
(Related: Experience, Thought, Now, Practice)

"Every man who is high up likes to think he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that. It's our only joke. Every woman knows that."
- J. M. Barrie
(Related: Wife, Man, Smiles, Woman)

"We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Loss, World)

"I am not young enough to know everything."
- James M. Barrie
"I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Shakespeare)

"The Gong Show provided me with five years of the happiest times of my life, but that's that. And to be known as the guy who gave the world The Gong Show - listen, my Uncle George isn't known as anything. So I guess it isn't so bad in that context."
- Chuck Barris
(Related: Life, World, Years)

"If you never try, you'll never know what you are capable of."
- John Barrow
"Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough."
- Dave Barry
(Related: People, Popular)

"Skiers view snowboarders as a menace; snowboarders view skiers as Elmer Fudd."
- Dave Barry
"Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make males stupid."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Now, Scientists)

"We operate under a jury system in this country, and as much as we complain about it, we have to admit that we know of no better system, except possibly flipping a coin."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Country, Jury)

"The Sixties are now considered a historical period, just like the Roman Empire."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Now)

"We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Variety)

"Bill Gates is a very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Man, Today, Want)

"I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Faces, Fact, News)

"The attitude of the actor is his interpretation of what he reads, and the written word is what creates the role in the actor's mind, and I guess in reading the things that were given to me, I reacted as you guys saw me, you know."
- Gene Barry
(Related: Attitude, Actor, Mind, Reading, Word)

"I've gotten a lot of livid letters about the awfulness of my work. I've never known what to make of it. Why do people bother to write if they hate what I do?"
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Work, People, Hate, Letters)

"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)

"People who don't know me have opinions about me. That's the part that's very hurtful. Because how do you form an opinion about somebody if you've never met them or spent any time with them? So it's all based upon hearsay or things that they've read."
- Rick Barry
(Related: Time, People, Opinion, Opinions)

"In life it wasn't what you know, but who you know. I had people who were trying to buy teams and had they bought the teams, I would have gotten to coach because they wanted me to coach. But the people who have the teams hire their friends."
- Rick Barry
(Related: Life, People, Coach, Friends, Trying)

"I don't really know much about pirates, or pirate culture. I'd be a contrarian pirate."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Culture)

"I was probably just trying to be Dennis Miller, but without the vocabulary to actually be Dennis Miller. I guess I was just less interesting than I am now, if I am interesting at all."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Now, Trying, Vocabulary)

"I don't know any astronauts. There are a lot of people who say they want to be comedians."
- Todd Barry
(Related: People, Comedians, Want)

"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)

"I've always said that one night, I'm going to find myself in some field somewhere, I'm standing on grass, and it's raining, and I'm with the person I love, and I know I'm at the very point I've been dreaming of getting to."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Love, Night)

"I don't know anybody's road who's been paved perfectly for them, there are no manuals, you don't know what life has in store for you."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, Road)

"I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Love, Now, Shame)

"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Happiness, Open)

"Michael Eisner let it be known last week that he had no intention of leaving the entertainment business once he steps down as CEO of Disney in October."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Business, Disney, Entertainment, Intention, October)

"The model today is that as much as 70 percent of the financing of the picture would come from overseas. Now we're beginning to run out of suckers, because there are not that many people overseas who are willing to put up more than half the money for a movie."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Money, People, Beginning, Now, Today)

"Historically, filmmakers always fall in love with every frame, but now that even neophytes are given final cut, this love affair carries with it serious economic implications."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Love, Now)

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

"While it's wonderful that investors have access to all the data now available to them, it has become a full-time job to sift through it and separate out the valuable news from the useless noise."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Job, News, Now)

"It just seems that you were talking positively about McDonald's, that they are... attempting this healthy lifestyle, and yet when we're talking right now... it seems that you're saying they need to make more responsibility."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Now, Responsibility, Right, Saying, Talking)

"As a reporter, I approach every situation knowing that everyone has his or her own agenda. It's not a bad thing; it's just a fact."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Fact)

"You meet new people. We just spent two hours with people we didn't know before, just talking about the Badgers."
- Steve Bartlett
(Related: People, Talking)

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

"X-Ray crystallography is nowadays an accurate and rapid method of determining conformation in the crystal lattice, which conformation usually corresponds to the preferred conformation in solution."
- Derek Harold Richard Barton
(Related: Solution)

"I tell my environmental friends that they have won. Every issue we look at from an energy perspective is now also looked at from an environmental perspective."
- Joe Barton
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Friends, Now, Perspective)

"Some readers allow their prejudices to blind them. A good reader knows how to disregard inappropriate responses."
- John Barton
(Related: Blind)

"We are comfortable with the fact that we cannot know personally what happened in the world before we were born, yet we are uncomfortable with the notion that we will stop engaging with time at some point in the future."
- John Barton
(Related: Time, Fact, Future, Will, World)

"Who is the ideal reader? God only knows."
- John Barton
(Related: God)

"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)

"On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver."
- William Bartram
(Related: Gratitude, Blessings, Now, Sense)

"Having contemplated this admirable grove, I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river, and though it was now late in December, the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom."
- William Bartram
(Related: Banks, December, Now)

"Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: People, Successful, Listening, Talking)

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

"Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see."
- Bernard Baruch
"No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Business)

"It's weird when you see pieces of choreography that were done for you 15 or 20 years ago and now they are being done by another dance company."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Dance, Being, Company, Now, Years)

"I was not extremely patriotic about Mother Russia. I played their game, pretending. You have to deal with, you know, party people, KGB. Horrifying."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Mother, People, Party, Russia)

"Dancers are stripped enough onstage. You don't have to know more about them than they've given you already."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game - and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Heart, America, Baseball, First, Mind, Rules, School)

"The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank, even when it is bad for their countries and they know this."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Muslim, Advice, Countries, Leaders, World)

"We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Power, Time, Ideas, Islam, Muslim, Democracy, Now, World)

"As long as Muslims were confident they could not be defeated, but now we are just puppets."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Now)

"Michael Jackson has some contact with his mother. I know she is involved with the children."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Mother, Children)

"A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love."
- Saint Basil
(Related: Love, Friendship, Courtesy, Deed, Deeds, Kindness, Man, Plants)

"Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger."
- Saint Basil
(Related: Abundance, Hunger, Man, Rain)

"There is, however, a change going on in the world. There's far more interest in drawing now than there has been in a long, long time. Schools are beginning to teach drawing again in a serious and meaningful way."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Change, Time, Beginning, Interest, Now, Schools, World)

"Of course, I did lots of what would be called graphic design now, what used to be called commercial art."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Design, Now)

"I don't listen to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is."
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
(Related: Art, Needs)

"The most important issue is clearly not the quality of treatment and care of these prisoners; rather it is the perplexing issue of what we now do with them."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Quality, Care, Now, Treatment)

"I'm thinking about directing, but I know it's a lot of work and I appreciate what directors do and I would like to be good at it. The opportunity has presented itself four to five times, and I usually said no because of the script."
- Angela Bassett
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Thinking)

"I think men are afraid to be with a successful woman, because we are terribly strong, we know what we want and we are not fragile enough."
- Shirley Bassey
(Related: Men, Successful, Want, Woman)

"Often the masses are plundered and do not know it."
- Frederic Bastiat
"Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Dreams, Despair, Results, Violence, Weakness)

"You know, when you get your first asparagus, or your first acorn squash, or your first really good tomato of the season, those are the moments that define the cook's year. I get more excited by that than anything else."
- Mario Batali
(Related: First, Moments)

"Will Arnett is one of the funniest guys I know. He has seen it all and done it all and come out the other end pretty savvy and pretty strong."
- Jason Bateman
(Related: End, Pretty, Will)

"I don't have anything to fix! I don't smoke, I don't drink, and I don't eat carbs. My life is just great now. Normal. Vanilla."
- Jason Bateman
(Related: Life, Now)

"Occasionally I do things against my inner voice, but you really should go for the thing that touches you most-even if you don't quite know why it does."
- Alan Bates
(Related: Voice)

"No film should try to follow a trend, and do what film people think the public wants. There's no such thing as knowing what the public wants."
- Alan Bates
(Related: People, Film, Public)

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

"The people were simpler, more peaceable and friendly in their manners and dispositions; and assassinations, which give the southern provinces so ill a reputation, were almost unknown."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: People, Manners, Reputation)

"Jack made it very comfortable for me on the set. We'd met socially before but never worked together. You know, he's very professional, very disciplined and he's always prepared and knows his lines."
- Kathy Bates
"Some day Love shall claim his own Some day Right ascend his throne, Some day hidden Truth be known; Some day - some sweet day."
- Lewis J. Bates
(Related: Love, Truth, Day, Right)

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

"But epistemology is always and inevitably personal. The point of the probe is always in the heart of the explorer: What is my answer to the question of the nature of knowing?"
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Nature, Heart, Question)