Quotes and Sayings about Oil



"Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. 'Get up early, work late - and strike oil.'"
- Joey Adams
(Related: Work, Success, Oil)

"If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Friends, Oil, Opponents)

"At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Age, Work, Israel, Land)

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

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

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

"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)

"As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed."
- James Allen
(Related: Flowers, Humanity, Poverty)

"We who have been born and nurtured on this soil, we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same in common with other Americans, can never consent to - be the bearers of the redress offered by that Society to that much afflicted."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Society, Americans, Habits, Manners)

"Sesame oil is probably my favorite condiment, period."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Favorite, Oil)

"I've never seen oil slicks covering such a large area in the Gulf of Mexico."
- John Amos
(Related: Oil)

"How is the government going to run without people like us? We make 35 percent of the bread in this country, and that much of the margarine, and cooking oil, and all the other things."
- Dwayne Andreas
(Related: Government, People, Cooking, Country, Oil)

"You can make more money on unemployment than you can going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job, but it doesn't pay as much. And so, that's what's happened to us is that we have put in so much entitlement into our government, that we really have spoiled our citizenry and said you don't want the jobs that are available."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Money, Government, Job, Jobs, Unemployment, Want)

"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)

"They must therefore not spoil Alexander's undertaking, especially when they were almost at the close of their toils, and were, moreover, no longer in any difficulty about provisions on their coasting cruise."
- Arrian
(Related: Difficulty)

"Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Time, Meaning, Myths)

"Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer. The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars. I think it's incumbent upon us to."
- Dan Aykroyd
(Related: America, Enemy, Oil)

"Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Love, Life, Peace, Man, Past, State, World)

"Poetry is so vital to us until school spoils it."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Poetry, School)

"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)

"Stegosaurus was common only on well drained, dry soil."
- Robert T. Bakker
"The toilets at a local police station have been stolen. Police say they have nothing to go on."
- Ronnie Barker
(Related: Nothing, Police)

"A vegan diet takes care of most of what we need to do. But you'll also want to minimize the use of oils generally, because while olive oil and other vegetable oils are better for your heart than chicken fat, they are as fattening as animal fats."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Diet, Heart, Care, Oil, Want)

"If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer's crop, who are we to say it shouldn't rain?"
- Tom Barrett
(Related: Rain)

"Oil is a very important component of economic growth."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Growth, Oil)

"I will work for energy policies that recognize oil won't last forever."
- Roscoe Bartlett
(Related: Work, Energy, Oil, Will)

"They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach."
- Luigi Barzini
(Related: Food, Beach, Deserted, Famous, Oil, Pleasure)

"Oil wealth has been a curse on us, made us weak and docile."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Wealth, Oil)

"Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Money, Being, Calculations, Leaders, Oil, Right, Worry)

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

"Those who sit at the feast will continue to enjoy themselves even though the veil that separates them from the world of toiling reality below has been lifted by mass revolts and critics."
- Mary Ritter Beard
(Related: Reality, Will, World)

"Tonight the city is full of morgues, and all the toilets are overflowing. There's shopping malls coming out of the walls, as we walk out among the manure. That's why I pay no mind."
- Beck
(Related: Mind)

"Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Love, Heart, Indifference, Needs, Oil)

"Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Man, Mind, Pride, Thanksgiving)

"No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Work, Doubt, Self)

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

"The major task of the twentieth century will be to explore the unconscious, to investigate the subsoil of the mind."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Mind, Unconscious, Will)

"Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury, not a necessity like petrol. But to me it's the oil of life."
- John Betjeman
(Related: Life, Poetry, People, Luxury, Necessity, Oil, World)

"Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: American, Cookery, Wit)

"But, when I toil in the field of Jewish culture which I frequently do, I am indeed a Jewish artist."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Artist, Culture)

"Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Advice, Oil)

"Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money."
- Joey Bishop
(Related: Money, Open, Today, Worth)

"Mr. Speaker, we are a blessed Nation. We have not suffered another attack on our soil since September 11, and we are grateful. We have killed or captured dozens of members of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Our military and intelligence forces are working both hard and smart."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Intelligence, Military, Nation)

"I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Girlfriends, Romantic)

"Even that was all consumed after two days, and the patients had to try to choke down fresh fish, just boiled in water, without salt, pepper or butter; mutton, beef, and potatoes without the faintest seasoning."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Fish, Water)

"About 60 percent of the oil consumed daily by Americans is used for transportation, and about 45 percent is used for passenger cars and light trucks."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Americans, Light, Oil)

"Well, for starters, we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Dependence, Oil)

"We need to reduce or at least limit U.S. demand for oil as quickly as possible, and we need to develop new technologies that can further help address our addiction to oil in the future."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Addiction, Future, Help, Oil)

"The U.S. uses most of its oil for transportation. We can limit U.S. demand for oil by requiring automakers to use the technology that already exists to improve fuel economy - technology that the automakers refuse to bring into the market despite societal demand."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Technology, Economy, Oil)

"Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Growth, Balance, Oil, Problems, Trade)

"So we in Congress have a very clear choice. We can take largely symbolic action and sit back and fiddle while Americans burn more gasoline. Or we can pass concrete, effective legislation that will save consumers money while significantly reducing U.S. oil consumption."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Money, Action, Americans, Choice, Congress, Legislation, Oil, Will)

"I don't see a groundswell of people willing to raise gas taxes right now. That leaves fuel economy standards as the only effective tool we have as a nation to make a dent in our dangerous and ever growing consumption of oil."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: People, Economy, Nation, Now, Oil, Right, Taxes)

"Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Extreme, Gifts, Legislation, Oil, Vote)

"First, we should not be opening our coasts, all of our coasts, to oil drilling when we have not taken the first step, not the first step, to conserve oil."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Drilling, First, Oil)

"The dreadful burden of having nothing to do."
- Nicolas Boileau
(Related: Burden, Nothing)

"The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass."
- Nicolas Boileau
(Related: Fools, World)

"However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him."
- Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux
(Related: Fool)

"No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write."
- Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux
"We are considering various ways of making use of our oil and gas downstream industries. This is to be complemented with the import of oil and gas from other sources as raw materials."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Oil)

"With gas prices nationally, and especially in our area, increasingly on the rise, it is more crucial then ever that we take steps to diversify our energy sources and reduce our dependency on foreign oil."
- Mary Bono
(Related: Energy, Oil)

"The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: War, Conflict, Land, Oil, Respect, Want, Water)

"So when you go up against the Far Right you go up against the big financial special interests like the Halliburtons of the world, the big oil companies, the big energy companies who work so hard to rip us off."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Work, Financial, Energy, Oil, Right, World)

"The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness of them that should carry them out. Even emperors can't do it all by themselves."
- Bertolt Brecht
"There's a lot to be said about what's happening to our ocean, big companies polluting it with their oil and all the raw garbage that's being spilled in there."
- Lloyd Bridges
(Related: Being, Ocean, Oil)

"I didn't go to high school. I think that after you learn to read and write and do your numbers and flush the toilet behind yourself, you don't need no more schoolin'. You need to get out in the water and swim."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Numbers, School, Water)

"I walk into rooms and I don't know why I'm there. I'm like, 'Why am I standing in front of the toilet now?'"
- Matthew Broderick
(Related: Now)

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

"Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Education, Heart)

"I've always worked a bit like a cook in a big restaurant, where you've got lots and lots of things laid out and you go and look into one cauldron and you look into the other and you see what's coming to the boil."
- Peter Brook
"It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Life, Dawn, Meaning)

"A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Friendship, Letters, Needs, Silly, Weather)

"We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Finance, War, Building, Mission, Nation, Oil, Sales)

"This is a bipartisan effort. This is just good common sense. This is where the public wants us to go. They want us to not be so dependent on foreign oil."
- Sam Brownback
(Related: Common sense, Effort, Oil, Public, Want)

"Financial service providers act as the lubricating oil in the economy. They link consumers who want to invest their savings for a good return with companies who want to borrow on best terms for expansion."
- John Bruton
(Related: Financial, Act, Economy, Oil, Service, Want)

"There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Life, Work, Fame, Pursuit, Trade, World)

"In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Financial, Depression, Military, Oil, President, Resignation, states, United, World)

"Strangely enough, they have a mind to till the soil, and the love of possessions is a disease in them."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Love, Disease, Mind, Possessions)

"I can install toilets. I know all about the wax ring. I can tile floors. I'm learning how to do basic wiring."
- Sandra Bullock
(Related: Learning)

"The freedom that women were supposed to have found in the Sixties largely boiled down to easy contraception and abortion; things to make life easier for men, in fact."
- Julie Burchill
(Related: Life, Women, Abortion, Fact, Freedom)

"Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Slavery)

"It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Nation, Oil)

"And I have this little litany of things they can do. And the first one, of course, is to write - every day, no excuses. It's so easy to make excuses. Even professional writers have days when they'd rather clean the toilet than do the writing."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Day, Excuses, First, Writers, Writing)

"What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence."
- George Byron
(Related: Travel, Existence, Man, Quiet, Waiting)

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

"Perhaps people, and kids especially, are spoiled today, because all the kids today have cars, it seems. When I was young you were lucky to have a bike."
- James Cagney
(Related: People, Kids, Today)

"If the world market believed that we were serious about energy independence and we were going to utilize all of our own existing resources, the speculators would stop speculating up they start speculating down as we get our own oil out of the ground."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Energy, Independence, Oil, World)

"I make no conscious effort to be tough, or hard-boiled, or grim, or any of the things I am usually called."
- James M. Cain
(Related: Effort)

"You know an odd feeling? Sitting on the toilet eating a chocolate candy bar."
- George Carlin
(Related: Eating, Feeling)

"So, I think even in Saudi Arabia there is movement. And we have to remember that over the years they've stabilized the oil price and that is tremendously important for the economies of the world. I think we have no choice but to work with the government of Saudi Arabia."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Government, Work, Choice, Oil, World, Years)

"Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Americans, Energy, Oil, Republicans, Years)

"Yup, the toilet is my best friend before a show."
- Eric Carr
(Related: Friend)

"It might have been offset for us if the revenue from our own oil and natural gas that was just developing had been available to the Labor Government, but the oil revenues were just coming in when Labor fell in '79."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Government, Labor, Oil)

"Britain in the 1970s was undoubtedly an economic mess because of the oil price explosion."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Oil)

"We get more oil from Canada than any country."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Country, Oil)

"Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Oil, Water, Will)

"Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Oil, Water, Will)

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

"My nervous system is enfeebled, only work in oils can sustain me."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Work)

"We've passed an energy bill in the House, to help us be less reliant upon foreign oil so we can get gas prices down. But nothing happens in the Senate."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Energy, Help, Nothing, Oil, Senate)

"Things are still in early stages, but one can imagine that as we build up and systematize our theories of these associations, and try to boil them down to their core, the result might point us toward the sort of fundamental principles I advocate."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Principles, Result, Theories)

"My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Music, Childhood)

"The Iraqi Free Press, which did not exist 18 months ago because there was no such thing as the Iraqi Free Press, broke a story about the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, which could potentially turn out to be the largest scandal in history."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: History, Months, Oil, Press, Scandal)

"However, when my parents married in 1945, China was in turmoil and the possibility of returning grew increasingly remote, and they decided to begin their family in the United States."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Family, Possibility, Parents, states, United)

"Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Rest)

"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Blood, Nothing, Tears)

"As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Character, Fire, Heaven, Man, Sea, Water)

"There'll be no oiling up with this band. The oil has been there for years and it only gets better."
- Clarence Clemons
(Related: Oil, Years)

"A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: American, Dignity, Fact, Honor, Labor, Lies, Sentiment)

"Honor lies in honest toil."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Honor, Lies)

"I did some pastels and I did other pieces in which there was just basically one color per square, and then they would get bigger and I could get 2 or 3 colors into the square, and ultimately I just started making oil paintings."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Colors, Oil)

"Bunny boiler is now part of our language, and I'm proud of that."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Language, Now)

"But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Health, Benefits, Dependence, Energy, Nation, National security, Oil)

"Democrats have laid out a program that, if adopted, would make us independent of Middle Eastern oil in ten years, and create a new economy especially for those in rural America. Our program invests in clean energy alternatives and provides energy assistance for those in need."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: America, Democrats, Economy, Energy, Oil, Years)

"Our Lord never condemned the fig tree because it brought forth so much fruit that some fell to the ground and spoiled. He only cursed it when it was barren."
- Edwin Louis Cole
"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Friendship, Oil, Politeness)

"Yeah, because what it all boils down to is at the end of the day, we are all riding on the same boat and we have to learn how to deal with each other. I think that the music and what we do in our actions is what can kind of bring us together, hopefully."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: Music, Actions, Day, End)

"Italian girls are famous for being snobby and expecting men to make the first move. In America, if I don't make eye contact, the guys won't come over and talk. American girls just go for it. You men are spoiled."
- Silvia Colloca
(Related: Men, America, American, Being, Eye, Famous, First, Girls, Talk)

"Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond."
- William Congreve
(Related: Wit)

"Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Truth, Enemies, Friends, Promise, Sincerity)

"My career is pretty much over. I'm out in the Valley eating soft-boiled eggs."
- Tim Conway
(Related: Career, Eating, Pretty)

"We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Men, Politics, Midnight, Office, Oil)

"Well, my wife and I were married in a toilet - it was a marriage of convenience!"
- Tommy Cooper
(Related: Marriage, Wife)

"Ethanol is, in its pure form, just as much of a sham as oil."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Oil)

"We shouldn't be so dependent on foreign oil."
- Jon Corzine
(Related: Oil)

"We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves off limits to exploration and production, as The Washington Post editorial stated this week."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Exploration, Limits, Oil, Post, Production, Washington)

"But we must take other steps, such as increasing conservation, developing an ethanol industry, and increasing CAFE standards if we are to make our country safer by cutting our reliance on foreign oil."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Conservation, Country, Oil)

"Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before. That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Addiction, National security, Oil, President, Today)

"I'm a pretty convenient foil for a lot of people."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: People, Pretty)

"If I think too much about all of those Chinese factories where all the stuff in a Wal-Mart is made, I get that woozy feeling you get when you see ducks covered in crude oil."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Feeling, Oil)

"I am a nationalist... my native soil is the theatre."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: Theatre)

"The island Mayo is generally barren, being dry, as I said; and the best of it is but a very indifferent soil."
- William Dampier
(Related: Being)

"We have a project with Unocal here in Los Angeles, where we as an environmental organization, the oil company, and the state all get together to promote the recycling of used motor oil."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Environmental, Company, Oil, Project, Recycling, State)

"You have to work with the auto industry, the oil companies, you have to work to develop renewable fuel, whether it's solar or different kinds of fuel or whatever."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Work, Oil)

"A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Life, Childhood)

"Those 25 dancers we worked with for a day, in as highly productive a way as possible - a long class, a period of teaching bits of the repertory - in fact I didn't teach Bank, I've used parts of Oil and Water."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: Class, Day, Fact, Oil, Teaching, Water)

"Morocco as it is is a very fine place spoiled by civilization."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Civilization)

"For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Men, Nature, Blood, Class, Culture, Human nature, Humanism, Humanity, Language, Limitations)

"It's hard to think what should make your blood boil more - what happened to Billy Ray or what didn't happen to those who abused him. It's something we can't ignore."
- Morris Dees
(Related: Blood)

"Of the 55 refineries closed in America in the last 10 years, they were all closed for economic reasons, mostly oil company mergers. Not a single one was closed for environmental purposes or objections."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Environmental, America, Company, Oil, Years)

"In crude oil trading, we have seen a 46 percent increase over 1 year in the margins there."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Oil)

"There is no free market in oil."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Oil)

"First off, the crude oil market, unlike every other commodity in America, is virtually unregulated."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: America, First, Oil)

"But they are not going to take on Big Oil because Big Oil is very generous at campaign time, and this is all about the elections. They want to pretend that they are doing something meaningful."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Time, Elections, Oil, Want)

"About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Books, Oil, Want)

"The Bush administration and Congressional Republicans have failed to bring up comprehensive energy reform or any piece of legislation for that matter that would lower gas prices, opting instead to give massive subsidies to the oil and gas industry."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Energy, Legislation, Oil, Reform, Republicans)

"The United States has long thought of itself as the land of infinite plenty, and historically we did have abundant resources. But now we are gradually exhausting our fisheries, our topsoil, our water. On top of that, we're coming to the end of world resources."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Thought, End, Infinite, Land, Now, states, United, Water, World)

"I hate committing myself to anything. It's probably the lack of discipline, honestly. I'm probably a spoiled brat worried about getting my way every time."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Time, Discipline, Hate)

"My dad's probably one of the kindest people in the world. When I was younger that's not how I was- I was a little spoiled brat."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Dad, People, World)

"You can't stop the aging process. There's only so much oil you can put on your body. I've always just tried to go with my age. If the part requires somebody a little younger or older, I can probably get away with that."
- Angie Dickinson
(Related: Age, Body, Oil)

"Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Chance, Fortune, Luck, Smile)

"We in science are spoiled by the success of mathematics. Mathematics is the study of problems so simple that they have good solutions."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Science, Success, Mathematics, Problems, Study)

"The oil can is mightier than the sword."
- Everett Dirksen
(Related: Oil)

"In all my work I like to convey the fact that I like cooks, that it's noble toil and that it is hard."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Work, Fact)

"As the temperature drops, the need for heating oil goes up."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Oil)

"There is no doubt that now, more than ever, we must work to end our dependence on foreign oil sources. But we cannot do so by ignoring the wishes of the coastal communities that oppose drilling."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: Work, Dependence, Doubt, Drilling, Now, Oil, Wishes)

"Instead of begging OPEC to drop its oil prices, let's use American leadership and ingenuity to solve our own energy problems."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Leadership, American, Energy, Oil, Problems)

"There are going to be questions about what major oil companies are doing with all of the resources they're accumulating. They can't escape that."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Oil, Questions)

"There are growing concerns that oil companies are making too much in profits at the expense of consumers."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Oil)

"I believe celebrity spoils people - some worse than others."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: People, Celebrity)

"You really get the most out of sweet corn if you pick the corn off the stalk and rush it to a pot of boiling water. The longer you wait, the more sugar you lose. But if you get it in the first half hour, that is the sweetest corn ever."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: First, Water)

"Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Truth, Violence)

"The war and terrorism in the Middle East, the crisis of leadership in many of the oil-supply countries in the developing world, the crisis of global warming - all these are very clearly tied to energy."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Leadership, War, Countries, Crisis, Energy, Global warming, Oil, Terrorism, World)

"I can set up shop anywhere. I've got my oils, I've got my yoga mat and I'm good to go. I must know good yoga classes in about 25 cities on this planet."
- Minnie Driver
(Related: Cities, Yoga)

"Sometimes I feel as if four thousand years of silencing women, of the fear of women who were burned in oil or eviscerated in front of their daughters, is imprinted deep within me and has altered my DNA."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Fear, Daughters, Deep, Oil, Years)

"If the speaker won't boil it down, the audience must sweat it out."
- Raymond Duncan
"My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life, for he had no resources other than the proceeds of his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family."
- Albrecht Durer
(Related: Family, Life, Father, Wife, Support, Trade)

"You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones."
- Dale Earnhardt
"We boil at different degrees."
- Clint Eastwood
"No American soldier should be allowed to set foot on Iranian soil, regardless of the criticism we have of the Iranian government."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Government, American, Criticism)

"Well, I've thought many times when my career was in the toilet, that I was going to have to seriously consider getting another job, I don't know what I'd do."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: Thought, Career, Job)

"What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action."
- Meister Eckhart
(Related: Action, Contemplation, Harvest)

"The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Solitude, Thinking)

"But I can tell you that the issue, on one side, boils down to money - a lot of money. And it boils down to people and their connections with this money, and that's the portion that, even with this book, has not been mentioned to this day."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Money, People, Day)

"There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour - people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them - but there is no doubting the effectiveness of a really good willy gag."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: People, Saying)

"From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely roaring at really good toilet humour."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: People)

"The stone often recoils on the head of the thrower."
- Elizabeth I
"I never learned to cook; I was a little spoiled as far as that's concerned."
- Hector Elizondo
"Already, China has undermined U.S. foreign policy in efforts to gain access to oil resources in Iran and Sudan. We simply cannot separate the political and economic values of oil."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: Policy, Values, Foreign policy, Gain, Oil)

"Until we can fully grasp the extent of corruption and fraud involved in the administration of the Oil-for-Food program, and until the United Nations decides to cooperate in the investigation, no American taxpayer dollars should go to the United Nations."
- John Ensign
(Related: American, Corruption, Fraud, Investigation, Nations, Oil, United)

"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for."
- Epicurus
(Related: Now)

"Tahiti has been spoiled for many years, but Bali is one of the few cultures with origins in one of the great ancient cultures which is still alive."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Years)

"Game management is accomplished by staying constantly alert and then reading and reacting to potential problem situations before they materialize. It all boils down to paying attention to details."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Management, Attention, Potential, Reading)

"Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for the toils and sufferings of those who survive."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Nation)

"Once I started dancing, I was not the spoiled brat or the rebellious child that I was as a child."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Dancing)

"I'm shy. I can go on a trip for days and not go because I won't sit on a toilet seat on a plane. I'm certainly not going to go on somebody's lawn. Could you imagine, in a cocktail dress?"
- Farrah Fawcett
(Related: Dress)

"The price of imported oil in the US doubled between summer 2003 and summer 2005, reducing consumers' purchasing power by more than 1 per cent of gross domestic product."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Power, Oil, Summer)

"It's difficult working with very rich actors, because inevitably they become a little spoilt, and the managers and agents tend to control things more than is healthy."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Control, Actors, Managers)

"The '70s were a time of turmoil and turnover. But I grew up here. I always wanted to play here."
- Carlton Fisk
(Related: Time, Play)

"The victor belongs to the spoils."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
"But as we shall see, Roosevelt, through a combination of events and influences, fell deeper and deeper into the toils of various revolutionary operators, not because he was interested in revolution but because he was interested in votes."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Events, Revolution)

"In classical oil painting, there seemed to be a radical turn to seeing things as the camera sees them, with that technological modification. I began to have a tremendous problem with all of this."
- Henry Flynt
(Related: Oil, Painting, Radical)

"The material came bubbling up inside like a geyser or an oil gusher. It streamed up of its own accord, down my arm and out of my fountain pen in a torrent of six thousand words a day."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Day, Oil, Pen, Words)

"Men may be spoiled by education, even as they are spoiled by illiteracy. Education is the preparation of the mind for future work, hence men should be educated with special reference to the work."
- Timothy Thomas Fortune
(Related: Education, Men, Work, Future, May, Mind, Preparation)

"Life asks not merely what you can do; it asks how much can you endure and not be spoiled."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Life)

"He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Love, Nature, Courage, Calamity, Faces, Human nature, Will)

"My father was a soil scientist with the Geological Survey."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Father)

"I'm horrible to live with. I don't clean. My clothes end up wherever I take them off. I forget to flush the toilet."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Clothes, End, Forget)

"I believe Mexico should dedicate 100% of its oil revenues to developing human capital and technological development. None of us politicians should be able to touch that money."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Money, Development, Oil, Politicians)

"To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus."
- Al Franken
(Related: Argument, Conservative, Liberal, Media, Oil, Right)

"Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Idleness, Trouble)

"When he was a little kid, he was a fat, spoiled kid. I can tell the type."
- Stan Freberg
"I think most of the people, once you see a Kiss show, you kinda get spoiled because I don't think there's anybody out there that's doing a bigger or a better show than us."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Kiss, People)

"Supply chains cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption. So if you lose your place in the supply chain because of wild behavior you could lose a lot. It would be like pouring cement down one of your oil wells."
- Thomas Friedman
(Related: Behavior, Oil)

"The more we are consuming oil that either comes from places that are bent on our destruction or helping those who are... the more we are enabling those who are trying to kill us."
- Frank Gaffney
(Related: Destruction, Oil, Trying)

"Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing, because you should smell the enemy. You could smell them because of the oil they were burning."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Time, Enemy, Oil, Opinion)

"I've never had a penny through oil deals and no one has produced a shred of evidence that I have."
- George Galloway
(Related: Deals, Oil)

"I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one."
- George Galloway
(Related: Money, War, Iraq, Oil)

"There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers' wives."
- Hamlin Garland
(Related: Poetry, Light, Sun, Wives)

"In particular, Australia, because of its ancient geography, soil profile and distinctive weather patterns, is more adversely affected by climate variability than some other continents."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Climate, Geography, Weather)

"Many excellent cooks are spoilt by going into the arts."
- Paul Gauguin
"Never before in modern times has so much of the world been simultaneously hit by a confluence of economic and financial turmoil such as we are now living through."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Financial, Living, Now, World)

"I was sued by a woman who claimed that she became pregnant because she watched me on television and I bent her contraceptive coil."
- Uri Geller
(Related: Television, Woman)

"Oil is like a wild animal. Whoever captures it has it."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Oil)

"Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Work, Formula, Oil)

"My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Success, Work, Formula, Oil)

"It was always disappointing to see that what I could really master in terms of form boiled down to so little."
- Alberto Giacometti
"Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Beauty, Love, Old, Pity, Prayer)

"There was no way we'd ever get spoiled. Daddy made sure to instill in us a work ethic."
- Kathie Lee Gifford
(Related: Work, Work ethic)

"We must have a relentless commitment to producing a meaningful, comprehensive energy package aimed at conservation, alleviating the burden of energy prices on consumers, decreasing our country's dependency on foreign oil, and increasing electricity grid reliability."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Burden, Commitment, Conservation, Country, Electricity, Energy, Oil)

"As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: American, Dependence, Effect, Nations, Oil)

"Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Creation, Efficiency, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Production, Protection)

"In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Conservation, Oil)

"The Lord grant we may all be tillers of the soil."
- Nikolai Gogol
(Related: May)

"Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Careers, Literature, Living, Meaning, Memories, Nerves, Writers)

"In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives, I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Oil, Years)

"It is important that the United States move with all deliberate speed to develop and get into usage alternative fuels that will allow us to end our dependence on foreign oil."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Dependence, Oil, states, United, Will)

"If our country is serious about reducing our dependency on foreign oil, we need to get serious about mobilizing the infrastructure necessary to distribute and dispense the next generation of fuels."
- Bart Gordon
(Related: Country, Oil)

"As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change."
- Al Gore
(Related: Change, Money, Civilization, Borrowing, Future, Land, Oil, Years)

"The national oil companies still want to acquire some expertise so they will outsource more, but not totally."
- Andrew Gould
(Related: Expertise, Oil, Want, Will)

"A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Age, Beauty, Truth, Justice, Old, Reason)

"Today 80 percent of all the oil that comes out of the Gulf is from 1,000 feet or more and today almost a third of it is more than 5,000 feet below the surface. What hasn't happened is the safety and the ability to respond to a negative event such as this blowout, has been far outrun by the technology of drilling itself. We need to close that gap."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Technology, Negative, Ability, Drilling, Feet, Oil, Safety, Today)

"Quite frankly, I think nothing could do more to immediately bolster national security then enabling us to produce more oil and gas here at home at a price consumers could afford."
- Phil Gramm
(Related: Home, National security, Nothing, Oil)

"The main part of the house is a deep red and I have butterscotch carpet. And I have a bathroom with leopard skin floor, wallpaper and toilet."
- Macy Gray
(Related: Deep, Skin)

"Nearly all of our existing power sources are generators which use a heat cycle. This includes our coal, oil, and gas fired utilities, our automobiles, trucks, and trains, and even our nuclear fission utility power plants."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Power, Automobiles, Oil, Plants)

"I thought this must be obvious to everyone else, as it seemed obvious to me; and that, if once it became apparent that we were on the edge, all the Great Powers would call a halt and recoil from the abyss."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Thought, Obvious)

"I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold. But I am not aware of any weakness."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Feet, Weakness)

"I must go deeper and even stronger into my treasure mine and stint nothing of time, toil, or torture."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Time, Nothing, Treasure)

"Instead of destroying an area for a paltry amount of oil, we should be increasing fuel standards for automobiles and focusing our efforts on biofuels and other alternatives."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Automobiles, Oil)

"If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn, inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing, and count the number of quarters of seed, and you shall know the return of seed, and what ought to be over."
- Robert Grosseteste
(Related: Land)

"All the plots of hell and commotions on earth have not so much as shaken God's hand to spoil one letter or line he has been drawing."
- William Gurnall
(Related: God, Earth, Hell)

"My dad used to flush my mother's head down the toilet. I was so screwed up."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: Dad, Mother)

"Becoming a solo singer is like going from an eau de toilette to a perfume. It's much more intense."
- Geri Halliwell
"For decades the American people have had an addiction to oil and gas."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: People, Addiction, American, Oil)

"Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Forgiveness, Dream)

"There is nothing like being left alone again, to walk peacefully with oneself in the woods. To boil one's coffee and fill one's pipe, and to think idly and slowly as one does it."
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Being, Coffee, Nothing)

"Most people are really stunned to find out that the technology has been around for more than 100 years, and that the diesel engine was in fact invented to run on vegetable oil."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Technology, People, Fact, Oil, Years)

"No one really wants to send their kids off to die for oil."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Kids, Oil)

"Wild animals are just as confused as people are now. You've got toxins in the water, oil, sewage, all sorts of things."
- Jack Hannah
(Related: People, Animals, Now, Oil, Water)

"The real reason we ended up getting into that type of music was our dad worked for an oil company so we spent a year overseas when we were young kids. Because of that, it was all Spanish TV and radio so we ended up having these '50s and '60s tapes, tapes of that music."
- Zac Hanson
(Related: Dad, Music, Company, Kids, Oil, Reason)

"My very, very first professional job was when I was 19 years old - I got a job doing an educational industrial film on Shell Motor Oil's oil products. I really put my heart into it - I wrote a script for it, I did a lot of research."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Heart, Film, First, Job, Oil, Old, Research, Years)

"I became a real Shell Motor Oil expert, and I did this 25-minute film. It turned out really well and, as a result, they offered me more work and lots of commercials to direct."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Work, Film, Oil, Result)

"I can go a year before an oil change."
- David Harris
(Related: Change, Oil)

"You can mostly forget ethnic or religious differences. The competition for a bigger share of the oil proceeds is behind much of the fighting."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Competition, Fighting, Forget, Oil, Religious)

"If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine."
- John Harrison
(Related: Plants, Will)

"Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Life, Hope, Absurdity, Doubt, First, Sense)

"Interestingly, the oil companies know very well that in less than 30 years they will not only be charging very high prices, but that they will be uncompetitive with renewables."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Oil, Will, Years)

"The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Happiness, Virtue, Prison, Project, Utopia)

"The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Family, First, Friends, Literature, Writing)

"I have arrived at the conviction that the neglect by economists to discuss seriously what is really the crucial problem of our time is due to a certain timidity about soiling their hands by going from purely scientific questions into value questions."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Time, Conviction, Neglect, Questions, Timidity, Value)

"I have yet to see one completely unspoiled star, except for the animals - like Lassie."
- Edith Head
(Related: Animals)

"I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Water)

"The Few assume to be the deputies, but they are often only the despoilers of the Many."
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
"You can flush my ashes down the toilet, for all I care."
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Related: Care)

"John will never send a boy or girl in a uniform anywhere in the world because of our need and greed for oil."
- Teresa Heinz
(Related: Greed, Oil, Will, World)

"The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Happiness, People, Day, Spring)

"When I do a horror or a fantasy film it all boils down to something in the script that surprises me. It could be a big thing or a small moment. If it's there I'll do it."
- Lance Henriksen
(Related: Fantasy, Film, Horror, Surprises)

"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: People, Day, Future, Past, Present, Want)

"We can't allow multinational oil companies boasting of record profits to gouge consumers... We must do what we can to fix this problem."
- Stephanie Herseth
(Related: Oil)

"But we wish to give the Jews a Homeland. Not by dragging them ruthlessly out of their sustaining soil, but rather by removing them carefully, roots and all, to a better terrain."
- Theodor Herzl
"Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame."
- Hesiod
(Related: Idleness, Shame)

"The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever."
- Maurice Hinchey
(Related: American, Conscience, Oil, Sense)

"It's clear price gouging... The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever."
- Maurice Hinchey
(Related: American, Conscience, Oil, Sense)

"I always quit at three when my kids come home from school so I feel pretty spoiled."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Home, Kids, Pretty, School)

"I believe - though I may be wrong, because I'm no expert - that this war is about what most wars are about: hegemony, money, power and oil."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Power, War, Money, May, Oil, Wrong)

"One of our priorities should be to reduce our dependence on foreign oil."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Dependence, Oil, Priorities)

"Here in the United States, we have between 250 and 300 years of a coal supply. That is more than the amount of recoverable oil contained in the entire world."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Oil, states, United, World, Years)

"And almost half of American oil consumption is for motor vehicles."
- Tim Holden
(Related: American, Oil)

"The confusing thing, I thought, was that most of America already knew that we were overly reliant on oil, especially on foreign oil. But it was news that this administration had begun to at least acknowledge that problem."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Thought, America, News, Oil)

"I'm so spoiled - I must have a Starbucks vanilla latte every day."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Day)

"Light is the task where many share the toil."
- Homer
(Related: Light)

"The Constitution is never tested during times of tranquility; it is during times of tension, turmoil, tragedy, trauma, and terrorism that it is sorely tested."
- Mike Honda
(Related: Constitution, Tension, Terrorism, Tragedy, Tranquility)

"I find linseed oil and white lead the most satisfactory mediums."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Oil)

"It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Funny, Business, Help, Oil)

"Who made the world I cannot tell; 'Tis made, and here am I in hell. My hand, though now my knuckles bleed, I never soiled with such a deed."
- A. E. Housman
(Related: Deed, Hell, Now, World)

"It is the sincerest thing I have written, caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary toils of love and religion - death brought them into harmony."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Death, Love, Religion, Soul, Drama, Harmony)

"The value of the beans for oil production, as well as for human food, has become recognized so quickly and so generally during the past year that the crop has acquired a commercial standing far in excess of its previous status."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Excess, Oil, Past, Production, Value)

"The people among which I lived - and yet live, mainly - made their living from cotton, wheat, cattle, oil, with the usual percentage of business men and professional men."
- Robert E. Howard
(Related: Business, Men, People, Living, Oil)

"I like young actors because they're so unspoiled, not like some of those actors who are about half an hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me."
- John Hughes
(Related: Time, Actors, Fame)

"One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Work, Act, Creation, Eyes, Heaven, Labor)

"There is no more reason why the features belonging to a picture should be distorted for the purpose of such imaginative suggestion than that the poet's metaphors should spoil his words for the ordinary uses of man."
- William H. Hunt
(Related: Purpose, Man, Metaphors, Reason, Words)

"Fertile soil, level plains, easy passage across the mountains, coal, iron, and other metals imbedded in the rocks, and a stimulating climate, all shower their blessings upon man."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Blessings, Climate, Man, Mountains)

"God willing, we shall come to a stage where the world looks at the Palestinian question, and Palestinian rights on Palestinian national soil, as well as the questions of the occupied Syrian and Lebanese territories. These are the bases on which peace will be built."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, God, Rights, Question, Questions, Will, World)

"When the President was asked about global warming at a public appearance yesterday, he responded by talking about America's addiction to oil. You make the connection."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Addiction, America, Appearance, Connection, Global warming, Oil, President, Public, Talking, Yesterday)

"Let us make a pledge now to help Fiji through this very important next stage of its journey. We can do this by promising to be patient, calm and tolerant and by respecting the views of others, even if we disagree with them."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Help, Journey, Now)

"I will, from this day strive to forge togetherness out of our differences."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Day, Will)

"Give me your trust and confidence, knowing that what I seek is for the good of Fiji, for the good of us all."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Trust, Confidence)

"We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Development, Inspiration, Strength, Distrust, Diversity)

"Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Life, Habit, Performance, Connection, Consciousness, Habits)

"Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Belief, Ignorance, Miracles)

"Iraq is not about oil."
- Bobby Ray Inman
(Related: Iraq, Oil)

"The need to help spread democracy and the ability to do that will be much greater if we break this addiction to oil, which gives the oil princes and sultans the power in the Mideast."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Power, Ability, Addiction, Democracy, Help, Oil, Will)

"So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Progress, Global warming, Jobs, Losing, Now, Oil, Result)

"We clearly need to break our addiction on Saudi Arabian oil that is a security threat to the United States."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Addiction, Oil, Security, states, United)

"We consume about 25 percent of the world's oil every year, but we only have reserves, including that which has not been pumped, of about 3 percent of the oil reserves in the world."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Oil, World)

"An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Nature, Thought, Gifts, Heaven, Mind, Oil, Sea, Weather)

"Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Humor, Companionship, Jokes, Laughter, Meeting, Oil, Wine)

"I think the bottom line for me and for Newsweek is that there were a lot of - we did retract this specific matter about the Koran and the toilet for the reasons that you just cited."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: Koran)

"To the victors belong the spoils."
- Andrew Jackson
"Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil, demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another."
- Yahya Jammeh
(Related: Peace, Discipline, Freedom, Tolerance, Will)

"For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil. Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of your island country and our neighborhood."
- Michael Jeffery
(Related: Country, Defense)

"Unfortunately, the current format for this lottery program are subject to fraud and abuse and leave our nation exposed to those who may seek to do harm on American soil."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: Abuse, American, Fraud, Harm, May, Nation)

"We drink one another's health and spoil our own."
- Jerome K. Jerome
(Related: Health)

"We need to break our dependency on foreign sources of oil, which leaves us at the mercy of foreign powers. To do that, we should increase domestic energy production."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Energy, Mercy, Oil, Production)

"Finally, we should help developing nations like China and India curb their exponentially increasing consumption of oil and natural gas, which is driving world prices higher."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Driving, Help, Nations, Oil, World)

"You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Equality, Development, Democracy, Justice)

"We're just a bubble in a boiling pot."
- Jack Johnson
"By encouraging renewable energy sources such as wind energy, we boost South Dakota's economy and we help reduce America's dependence on foreign oil."
- Tim Johnson
(Related: Encouraging, America, Dependence, Economy, Energy, Help, Oil, Wind)

"Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Time, Men, Injustice)

"I am planning a one-man art show of original Batman oil paintings that I will show in New York City."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Art, Oil, Planning, Will)

"Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues - communicating with an audience."
- Casey Kasem
(Related: Music, Man, Sharing, Talking, Woman)

"Basically, radio hasn't changed over the years. Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues - communicating with an audience."
- Casey Kasum
(Related: Music, Man, Sharing, Talking, Woman, Years)

"We are with you in this work. Workingmen must form a party of their own, take charge of the government, dispose gilded fraud, and put honest toil in power."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Power, Government, Work, Fraud, Party)

"Have we so soon forgotten those four years of terrible carnage, the greatest war of all time; forgotten the millions of men who gave their lives, who made the supreme sacrifice and who today, beneath the soil of France and Belgium, sleep the eternal sleep?"
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Men, War, Sacrifice, Time, Belgium, France, Sleep, Today, Years)

"I'd find it demeaning to be cleaning toilets."
- Jack Kevorkian
"This project would not only open up venues of cooperation in the oil and gas sector between the member countries but also help bring the people of regional countries together."
- Amanullah Khan
(Related: People, Cooperation, Countries, Help, Oil, Open, Project)

"I would rather my soul broil in hell than I do you any harm."
- William Kidd
(Related: Soul, Harm, Hell)

"We have seen what the dependence and addiction to foreign oil has done to us economically."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Addiction, Dependence, Oil)

"In addition, the oil royalties the Federal Government does not collect from big oil will starve the Land and Water Conservation Fund of critical financial resources."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Government, Financial, Conservation, Land, Oil, Water, Will)

"You do live longer with bran, but you spend the last fifteen years on the toilet."
- Alan King
(Related: Years)

"We can't gather the intelligence we need to foil future attacks, if we are blindly granting terrorists the right to remain silent. But for some reason, we've already done that - with the terrorist who tried to bring down Flight 253."
- Peter King
(Related: Intelligence, Future, Reason, Right)

"Why do I continue making movies? Making movies is better than cleaning toilets."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Movies)

"It's not just a hurricane. It's the demand for gas in China... We're paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are making historic profits every quarter."
- Ron Klein
(Related: Oil)

"I don't know to what extent someone can BECOME an artist - you either are or you aren't - and if you are you'll HAVE to make your way to some kind of sickly light, no matter how terrible the soil you were seeded in your nature will out somehow."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Nature, Artist, Light, Will)

"At this point, I'm spoiled. I've actually had a really blessed career."
- Peter Krause
(Related: Career)

"And then, all of a sudden, you're like, all that's great and fun, but Arthur Miller's in my dressing room. This is the third night he's been here and he sits in my dressing room for an hour after each show, and talks to me for an hour. So I'm pretty spoiled right now."
- Peter Krause
(Related: Fun, Night, Now, Pretty, Right)

"I was spoiled by Monk's music because it was so good, so complete."
- Steve Lacy
(Related: Music)

"By 2010, Africa could be providing the United States with as many oil imports as the Middle East."
- Anthony Lake
(Related: Oil, states, United)

"The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Lie, Appreciation, Goodness)

"I don't believe in life after death. But I do believe in some grinding destiny that watches over us on earth. If I didn't, the safety valve would give and the boiler would explode."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Life, Death, Destiny, Earth, Safety)

"We're both accustomed to being the center of attention. We're both accustomed to being spoiled by the people around us. And we don't expect to have to compete with somebody for all of that."
- Jim Lampley
(Related: People, Attention, Being)

"Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Age, Adulthood, Childhood, Oil, Old, Study, Youth)

"I'm fighting for small businesses. I'm not fighting for big oil. Don't be confused. And there are thousands of businesses in this state that are at great risk. Meanwhile, the country keeps guzzling the oil, but we're out of work down here. We need to get back to work to build this region, and we intend to do so."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Work, Country, Fighting, Oil, Risk, State)

"For the last 50 years, the federal government has taken out of the Gulf Coast $165 billion in taxes that came from oil and gas off of our coast that went to the federal Treasury, to rebuild all places in America except the place that it came from."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Government, America, Oil, Taxes, Years)

"I feel like I'm working on an oil rig right now. I'm away from home a lot."
- Hugh Laurie
(Related: Home, Now, Oil, Right)

"Two races share today the soil of Canada. These people had not always been friends. But I hasten to say it. There is no longer any family here but the human family. It matters not the language people speak, or the altars at which they kneel."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Family, People, Canada, Friends, Language, Today)

"Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Deep, Literature)

"The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life."
- John Lawson
(Related: Life, Richness)

"Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Success)

"If you don't want your dog to have bad breath, do what I do: Pour a little Lavoris in the toilet."
- Jay Leno
(Related: Want)

"Turmoil stimulates."
- Thomas Leonard
"So what it boils down to, in my humble opinion, is that we need to support the arts in schools, and at every other level in the education of children."
- Phil Lesh
(Related: Education, Children, Opinion, Schools, Support)

"Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: America, Future, Labor, Thoughtful, Voice, Workers)

"The provisions contained in this plan will ensure that the United States has the infrastructure necessary to meet energy needs through future decades, easing dependence on unpredictable foreign oil markets, and creating thousands of new jobs for American workers."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: American, Dependence, Energy, Future, Jobs, Needs, Oil, states, United, Will, Workers)

"By encouraging conservation, increasing investments in clean, renewable sources of energy, and promoting increased domestic production of oil and gas, we can build a more secure future for our country."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Encouraging, Conservation, Country, Energy, Future, Oil, Production)

"The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority of those who work for their own bread."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Work, Majority)

"Into this pour the purified juice: and put it into a pan of water come almost to a boil and continue nearly in the state of boiling until the juice is found to be the consistency of a thick syrup when cold. It is then when cold, to be corked up in a bottle for use."
- James Lind
(Related: Consistency, State, Water)

"The UN Commission on Human Rights, whose membership in recent years has included countries - such as Libya and Sudan - which have deplorable human rights records, and the recent Oil-for-Food scandal, are just a few examples of why reform is so imperative."
- John Linder
(Related: Countries, Rights, Human rights, Oil, Reform, Scandal, Years)

"There are men - now in power in this country - who do not respect dissent, who cannot cope with turmoil, and who believe that the people of America are ready to support repression as long as it is done with a quiet voice and a business suit."
- John Lindsay
(Related: Business, Men, Power, People, America, Country, Dissent, Now, Quiet, Repression, Respect, Support, Voice)

"It's not hard to tell we was poor - when you saw the toilet paper dryin' on the clothesline."
- George Lindsey
(Related: Poor)

"I worked offshore as an oil worker for a couple of years."
- Richard Linklater
(Related: Oil, Years)

"Right now too much American time and resources are spent dealing with situations caused by our dependence on oil that we import from unstable countries."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Time, American, Countries, Dependence, Now, Oil, Right)

"We make choices but are constantly foiled by happenstance."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: Choices)

"Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature, are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Nature, Pleasure, United)

"New England has a harsh climate, a barren soil, a rough and stormy coast, and yet we love it, even with a love passing that of dwellers in more favored regions."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Love, Climate, England)

"One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself."
- Jack London
(Related: Nature)

"Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Men, Night)

"Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: End, Journey, Song)

"The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Power, Oil, Will)

"One pound of uranium is worth about 3 million pounds worth of coal or oil."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Oil, Worth)

"A truly appreciative child will break, lose, spoil, or fondle to death any really successful gift within a matter of minutes."
- Russell Lynes
(Related: Death, Successful, Will)

"Close contact between science and the practice of collective farms and State farms creates inexhaustible opportunities for the development of theoretical knowledge, enabling us to learn ever more and more about the nature of living bodies and the soil."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Science, Knowledge, Development, Living, Practice, State)

"Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don't think so. It's modern. It's a part of today's world."
- James MacArthur
(Related: People, Today, World)

"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it."
- George MacDonald
(Related: Oil)

"I like getting toilet paper thrown at me."
- Joel Madden
"The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries."
- James Madison
(Related: Purpose, Church, Blood, Europe, Separation, State)

"War should only be declared by the authority of the people, whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens, instead of the government which is to reap its fruits."
- James Madison
(Related: Government, War, People, Authority, Support)

"The war on terrorism has made national security a legitimate concern, and a rising deficit, changes brought on by globalization and even the price of oil have thrown the nation's economic health into question."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Health, War, Concern, Globalization, Nation, National security, Oil, Question, Terrorism)

"I think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Work, Act, Present, Talk, Tension)

"The most superficial student of Roman history must be struck by the extraordinary degree in which the fortunes of the republic were affected by the presence of foreigners, under different names, on her soil."
- Henry James Sumner Maine
(Related: History, Foreigners, Names)

"Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish."
- David Mallet
(Related: Virtue, Affliction, Honor, Humility, Patience)

"When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Water)

"The U.S. now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East. This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources is an issue of national security."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Dependence, Energy, National security, Now, Oil)

"It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Harvest)

"I am spoiled, it's true. I don't even know how to use that thing in the kitchen with the burners."
- Cindy Margolis
(Related: Kitchen)

"People really feel that, when they go to the gas pump now, that the oil cartel is holding them by the legs and tipping them upside down and shaking money out of their pockets."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Money, People, Now, Oil)

"The inability to listen and to depict in the countenance what others have said has spoiled many a good actress."
- Julia Marlowe
"When you're the youngest and the only boy, you get spoilt but you get told you're spoilt so you don't get to enjoy it very much. I was the only man in the house because my parents divorced and my dad moved away when I was 13."
- Eddie Marsan
(Related: Dad, Man, Parents)

"Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Technology, Wealth, Production)

"I fear that our true motivation is about oil and our own flailing economy; about the failure to destroy Al Qaeda and about revenge."
- Dave Matthews
(Related: Motivation, Fear, Failure, Economy, Oil, Revenge)

"The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Success, People, Idea, Self)

"The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state, for labor is toil that never finishes, toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed, toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Life, Labor, State)

"There's some new evidence that has just come out about the CIA planning terrorist attacks on U.S. soil in the '60s and how they were going to set up Castro for it in order to get America behind a war in Cuba."
- Aaron McGruder
(Related: War, America, Order, Planning)

"The more we focus on using renewable fuels, the less we are dependent upon foreign oil."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Focus, Oil)

"My hope is that we continue to do an even better job in terms of our nation's energy policy, so that we may even further reduce our reliance on foreign sources of oil and take better care of our environment in the process."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Policy, Hope, Care, Energy, Environment, Job, May, Nation, Oil)

"I'm a little thirsty, can I go drink out of your toilet?"
- Mark McKinney
"There are a handful of people whom money won't spoil, and we all count ourselves among them."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Money, People)

"No longer should we rely on oil from countries that are not necessarily friendly or democratic."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Countries, Oil)

"The house is in turmoil with records on every space. In the kitchen and in the dining room is covered with records. I don't have a big enough house to accommodate everything."
- Marian McPartland
(Related: Kitchen, Space)

"I couldn't go anywhere unless there was a security guard with me. That spoiled my life. It was like being in captivity. Those days are gone, and I don't ever want to see that happen to me again. Now I can wander around the streets of Los Angeles on my own. I like it that way."
- Christine McVie
(Related: Life, Being, Now, Security, Want)

"I haven't turned into some rich monster. I've kept my perspective. But I am a bit spoiled. It's hard not to be a little spoiled by having a lot of money."
- Christine McVie
(Related: Money, Perspective)

"Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Climate, Oil, Party, Republican, Right)

"George W. cares as much about climate change as you would expect from a Texas oilman."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change)

"What's interesting is there are $12 billion of breaks in the energy bill that passed, yet we see that the sixth major oil companies in America last year made $1.1 trillion."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: America, Energy, Oil)

"First of all, I'm in favor of making price gouging a crime, and in fact, one the reasons I didn't vote for the Republican House version was because there were too many breaks for the oil companies."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Crime, Fact, First, Oil, Republican, Vote)

"Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!"
- Golda Meir
(Related: Order, Years)

"Toil is man's allotment; toil of brain, or toil of hands, or a grief that's more than either, the grief and sin of idleness."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Grief, Idleness, Man, Sin)

"England and Greece are friends. English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism, and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots."
- Melina Mercouri
(Related: War, Blood, EnglEnglish, Fascism, Friends, Greece)

"It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Being, Day, Inventions)

"The United States' gasoline industry, as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita demonstrated, is remarkably fragile. And the process of how oil is pumped from the ground, turned into gasoline and distributed to consumers is complicated."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Oil, states, United)

"The price of crude oil accounts for 55 percent of the price of a gallon of gasoline, driven by global supply and demand. The United States depends on foreign sources of oil for 62 percent of our nation's supply. By 2010, this is projected to jump to 75 percent."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Nation, Oil, states, United)

"The Asian nation's oil demand is expected to grow this year by 800,000 barrels per day and represents more than one-third of the total growth in global demand, according to the Energy Information Agency."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Growth, Day, Energy, Information, Nation, Oil)

"In the United States, oil demand is projected to grow by 340,000 barrels per day this year and gasoline demand is projected to grow nearly two percent, averaging 9.3 million barrels per day for the summer."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Day, Oil, states, Summer, United)

"Global crude oil demand is increasing, particularly in places like China."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Oil)

"Energy companies, such as Chevron and Shell, and oil producing countries, such as Kuwait and Venezuela, pump crude oil from their vast land holdings and sell it on the world market."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Countries, Energy, Land, Oil, World)

"A variety of factors contribute to the price of gasoline in the United States. These factors include worldwide supply, demand and competition for crude oil, taxes, regional differences in access to gasoline supplies and environmental regulations."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Environmental, Competition, Oil, states, Taxes, United, Variety)

"In 1973, America imported 30 percent of its crude oil needs. Today, that number has doubled to more than 60 percent. Gas prices are as high as they are now in part because we've had no comprehensive national energy policy for the past few decades."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Policy, America, Energy, Needs, Now, Oil, Past, Today)

"I've often argued that oil and gas exploration is a state's rights issue. It is abundantly clear that the State of Florida does not want drilling to negatively affect its beaches and shores."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Drilling, Exploration, Rights, Oil, State, Want)

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

"I've been spoiled by this project. I was given the script and went in to read, realizing that this was a powerful story and one that wasn't told very often."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Project)

"My father was a middle manager at an oil company, but I never knew anything about his work. Whatever business acumen I have just got gleaned over the years."
- Donna Mills
(Related: Business, Work, Manager, Father, Company, Oil, Years)

"The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller."
- John Milton
(Related: Nature, Heaven, Light, Lonely, Oil, Stars)

"Philadelphia reflected the national turmoil over race and the Vietnam War, often exploding on my watch."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: War, Race, Vietnam)

"Most hard-boiled people are half-baked."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: People)

"Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Faith, Confusion, Conscience, Living)

"Standing on soil feels so much different than standing on city pavement; it lets you look inward and reflect and see who you really are, while you see a beautiful, unspoiled land as far as the eye can see. It allows your inner life to grow."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Life, Eye, Land)

"It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Age, People, Corruption)

"A soil, exhausted by the long culture of Pagan empires, was to lie fallow for a still longer period."
- John Lothrop Motley
(Related: Lie, Culture)

"The secret is to cook the aubergines the day before and let them dry of all the oil they drank in cooking. When you cook aubergine, they eat a lot of oil. It can be very heavy."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Cooking, Day, Oil)

"The first pages of memory are like the old family Bible. The first leaves are wholly faded and somewhat soiled with handling. But, when we turn further, and come to the chapters where Adam and Eve were banished from Paradise, then, all begins to grow clear and legible."
- Max Muller
(Related: Family, Bible, First, Paradise, Memory, Old)

"Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Life, Fact, Today)

"Oil-painting is a developed technique. Why go backwards?"
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Oil)

"Alaska has great potential for new oil and gas development."
- Frank Murkowski
(Related: Development, Oil, Potential)

"Over the last two decades, America has increased its demand for oil by nearly 30 percent, yet we have not expanded our ability to produce domestic sources of fuel."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Ability, America, Oil)

"The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Energy, Oil, Sun)

"John D. Rockefeller wanted to dominate oil, but Microsoft wants it all, you name it: cable, media, banking, car dealerships."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Car, Media, Name, Oil)

"When a peace agreement is concluded between the Lebanese government and Israel, we would surely disagree with the Lebanese government about that, but we would not make any turmoil out of it."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Government, Peace, Agreement, Israel)

"Spoiled. That's all it's about - can't live without this, can't live without that. You can live without anything you weren't born with, and you can make it through on even half of that."
- Gloria Naylor
"Acting is invigorating. But I don't analyse it too much. It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Acting)

"I pitched a storyline, and as far as I know it's been picked up. It's for the third and final episode I'm contracted to do. But I can't give any spoilers."
- Corin Nemec
"In a decade, America's mighty rivers will have reached the boiling point."
- Edwin Newman
(Related: America, Rivers, Will)

"The star of oil and vinegar and the oil and vinegar of the stars."
- Paul Newman
(Related: Oil, Stars)

"Opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge stands to not only increase the United States' oil reserves by nearly 50 percent, but it will create thousands of good U.S. jobs."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Jobs, Oil, states, United, Wildlife, Will)

"The beast for me is greed. Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys, it always boils down to the same thing: the corruption of the soul."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Soul, Corruption, Greed)

"You can see these boxes which are covered with metal foils for thermal reasons, and they are also, most of the time, thermally controlled inside to keep reasonable temperature inside each of these containers."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Time)

"Castro couldn't even go to the bathroom unless the Soviet Union put the nickel in the toilet."
- Richard M. Nixon
"I'm spoiled - in all ways. I've been in a rock 'n' roll band since I was 13, and we had incredible success. When it ended, it had been so good that I just looked at it as time to try something different."
- Peter Noone
(Related: Time, Success)

"Teapot Dome involved the conservation of the oil resources of the United States, especially those situated upon the public lands."
- George William Norris
(Related: Conservation, Oil, Public, states, United)

"We will work to bring an element of stability to the price of oil."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Work, Oil, Stability, Will)

"What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent. The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the government of this country they have accepted and admitted."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Government, Country, Tax, Majority, Oil)

"You can pour holy oil and holy water on a thug until you have emptied buckets of both; but at the end he will be a consecrated thug, but a thug all the same unless interior intentions and a disciplined man are present."
- William H. O'Connell
(Related: End, Intentions, Man, Oil, Present, Water, Will)

"Since 1850, burning of fossil fuels, coal, oil and natural gas has increased 100 times to produce energy as the world has industrialized to serve the world's more than 6 billion and growing population."
- John Olver
(Related: Energy, Oil, Population, World)

"We all know we have a problem, a broad problem. Ninety-eight percent of the fuel that is used by our vehicles, our autos and trucks for personal and commercial purposes, for highway and air travel operates on oil. The world has the same problem."
- John Olver
(Related: Travel, Oil, World)

"Yet, if we accept the solution offered today by this bill to explore and develop for oil on the coastal plain of ANWR, it will be 5 years, at least, and probably closer to 8 before the first barrel of oil flows from that effort."
- John Olver
(Related: Effort, First, Oil, Solution, Today, Will, Years)

"If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat - in other words, turn you into an adult."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Health, Mind, Will, Words)

"No praying, it spoils business."
- Thomas Otway
(Related: Business)

"A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run."
- Ouida
"The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean."
- Ovid
(Related: Oil)

"Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies."
- Major R. Owens
(Related: Oil, Will)

"Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Pet, God)

"When oil and gas prices went up dramatically and filled up the state treasury, I sent a large share of that revenue back where it belonged - directly to the people of Alaska."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: People, Oil, State)

"He came by a leap to the goal of purpose, not by the toilsome steps of reason. On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose: this was the one being for him in all the world: at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion, and keep it burning forever."
- Gilbert Parker
(Related: Goal, Purpose, Being, Devotion, Light, Reason, Spirit)

"I almost bumped into Alec Baldwin and then turned around and Paris Hilton was standing there. And I was like, 'Look, it's stupid spoiled whore.'"
- Trey Parker
(Related: Paris)

"Unless everyone grasps the importance of having only two children per couple, wars won't be over just oil anymore, they will be over water and food."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Food, Children, Importance, Oil, Water, Will)

"The obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people."
- Ron Paul
(Related: People, Liberty, Washington, World)

"The moral and constitutional obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people."
- Ron Paul
(Related: People, Liberty, Washington, World)

"Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Time, History, Christ, English, First, Land, Preaching, Rome, Today, World)

"I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Kiss, Mother, Duty)

"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in five or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Development, Fact, May, Now, Oil, Right, Taste, Wine, Years)

"In Michigan, a liberal democrat raised taxes and kept their government programs at the same level. And guess what? Their economy continued into the toilet, it continued down."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Government, Economy, Liberal, Taxes)

"Truth, like the burgeoning of a bulb under the soil, however deeply sown, will make its way to the light."
- Ellis Peters
(Related: Truth, Light, Will)

"We were called The Toilets originally - we were flushed with success."
- Mike Peters
(Related: Success)

"Well, the oil, the oil spot, if you will, is a, is a term in counterinsurgency literature that connotes a peaceful area, secure area. So what you're trying to do is to always extend that, to push that out."
- David Petraeus
(Related: Literature, Oil, Trying, Will)

"If you don't have a refinery operating, it's hard to use oil that's available."
- T. Boone Pickens
(Related: Oil)

"It was the wish of the Americans that their red brethren should remain peacefully round their own fires, and not embroil themselves in any disputes between the white people."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: People, Americans)

"Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
"Rural American families who depend on firewood to heat their homes will be hit just as hard as those who use oil and natural gas."
- Richard Pombo
(Related: American, Oil, Will)

"Well, I don't use the toilet much to pee in. I almost always pee in the yard or the garden, because I like to pee on my estate."
- Iggy Pop
(Related: Garden)

"The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg."
- Alexander Pope
"The fact is, we cannot drill our way to oil independence."
- Carl Pope
(Related: Fact, Independence, Oil)

"Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Humanity, Waste)

"I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Father, Temper)

"I elect to stay on the soil of which I was born and on the plot of ground which I have fairly bought and honestly paid for. Don't advise me to leave, and don't add insult to injury by telling me it's for my own good; of that I am to be the judge."
- Robert Purvis
(Related: Injury, Insult)

"Friendship and money: oil and water."
- Mario Puzo
(Related: Friendship, Oil, Water)

"Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture."
- Quintilian
(Related: Work, Talent, Agriculture, Profit, Will)

"The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!"
- Francois Rabelais
(Related: Wine)

"My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity which they soiled."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Death, Day, Eyes, Light, Purity)

"We must stress that the euro has been beneficial to the European Union because, otherwise, in this context of international turmoil, every country would have to devalue their currencies."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Country, Stress)

"The President's announcement sounded less like a national energy plan than like a page from an election-year play book. This Administration's plan to reduce obscene oil company profits is to regulate them less."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Company, Energy, Oil, Play, President)

"A tendency could not but arise to reconcile with Christian profession a good many modes of life, enjoyments, occupations, social actions and customs, from which the first Christians had recoiled."
- Robert Rainy
(Related: Life, Christian, Actions, First, Occupations, Profession)

"I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Conscience, Drilling, Legislation, Oil, Open, Vote, Wildlife)

"We have seen a strong increase in oil prices and up to this year we see that the world has been able to absorb that."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: Oil, World)

"Oil prices have certainly become a threat for the world economy."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: Economy, Oil, World)

"The Christian faith can never be separated from the soil of sacred events, from the choice made by God, who wanted to speak to us, to become man, to die and rise again, in a particular place and at a particular time."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Faith, Time, God, Christian, Choice, Events, Man)

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

"We must shift the energy policy debate in America with an increased focus on alternative and renewable fuels and Congress must pass meaningful alternative fuels and incentive programs to help move the U.S. away from dependence on foreign oil."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Policy, America, Congress, Debate, Dependence, Energy, Focus, Help, Oil)

"If oil companies were to invest their high profits into alternative fuel research it will help America move toward new forms of energy."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: America, Energy, Help, Oil, Research, Will)

"In 1979 I teamed up with my friend and business partner, Bill DeWitt, and together we formed an oil and gas company that invested through limited partnerships in oil and gas exploration."
- Mercer Reynolds
(Related: Business, Friend, Company, Exploration, Oil)

"We went to - I guess it was a legitimate boiler room, and I sat in front of this guy who literally was on the phone with two people at once. They call it double fisting."
- Giovanni Ribisi
(Related: People)

"But the truth of the matter is, we're an open society, we want to remain an open society, and there will continue to be vulnerability. That's why we have to meet the threats when they are not yet taking place on our territory and on our soil."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Society, Truth, Open, Vulnerability, Want, Will)

"If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back."
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
(Related: Criticism, Water, Will)

"Exactly when people are in turmoil is the time that the entertainment business has always been at its best. Because people don't want to be reminded every day that they are under siege, or that they're not having a great time of life."
- Lionel Richie
(Related: Business, Life, Time, People, Day, Entertainment, Want)

"When you awaken some morning and hear that somebody or other has been discovered, you can put it down as a fact that he discovered himself years ago - since that time he has been toiling, working, and striving to make himself worthy of general discovery."
- James Whitcomb Riley
(Related: Time, Discovery, Fact, Years)

"Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Oil)

"The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Education, Work, Living)

"The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Nation)

"A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: People, Strength, Giving, Land, Nation)

"No nation now sets forth to despoil another upon the avowed ground that it desires the spoils."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Nation, Now)

"If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom."
- Ernestine L. Rose
(Related: Growth, America, Flowers, Freedom, Poison, Slavery, Spring, Will)

"I'm very excited to see where the characters and their relationships go. But in the end, it really boils down to the people who have more power than me, who control the money."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Money, Power, People, Control, End, Relationships)

"If you really want to diminish a candidate, depict him as the foil of his handler. This is as old in American politics as politics itself."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Politics, American, Old, Want)

"Men who consistently leave the toilet seat up secretly want women to get up to go the bathroom in the middle of the night and fall in."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Men, Women, Night, Want)

"Writing of that caliber spoils you for any other kind of writing for awhile. But that's probably good."
- Mercedes Ruehl
(Related: Writing)

"The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Reward)

"Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Beauty, Light, Shadows)

"By reducing our dependence of foreign oil and increasing alternative energy sources such as ethanol, we can begin to bring down prices at the pumps, create thousands of new jobs and bring a much needed boost to our economy."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Dependence, Economy, Energy, Jobs, Oil)

"Mysteries I read for fun, so I will probably never write one, for fear of spoiling the fun."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Fear, Fun, Will)

"I doubt I'll ever do another book collaboration; I've been spoiled. Roger and I both happened to move to New Mexico at about the same time, when we each had a family of young kids to raise. Socializing seemed to lead naturally to working together."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Family, Time, Collaboration, Doubt, Kids)

"Across the country, people are willing to tighten their belts and sacrifice. The president should ask the oil industry to do the same."
- John Salazar
(Related: Sacrifice, People, Country, Oil, President)

"Liability does apply with respect to the amount of the oil spill."
- Ken Salazar
(Related: Oil, Respect)

"They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it."
- Sallust
(Related: Honesty, Envy)

"Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better."
- George Santayana
(Related: Fun, Nothing)

"Mine is the horny hand of toil."
- John Singer Sargent
"Subsequently, the Japanese people experienced a variety of vicissitudes and were involved in international disputes, eventually, for the first time in their history, experiencing the horrors of modern warfare on their own soil during World War II."
- Eisaku Sato
(Related: Time, War, History, People, First, Variety, World, World war)

"I love the TV show, and if you make a bad movie it means you've soiled it. Just like if we made an advert. We were offered so many times and I'd say, look, this is the good thing, and you can't compromise that, because then you compromise the integrity of the characters."
- Jennifer Saunders
(Related: Love, Compromise, Integrity)

"What it all boils down to for me is having the enthusiasm to do something for enjoyment and being stimulated by what's around you. That's what photography does for me."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Enthusiasm, Being, Enjoyment, Photography)

"In the last year my wife has noticed me struggling to get downstairs on a Sunday morning. I've two young children and football has been so good to me over the years I don't want to spoil it."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Wife, Children, Football, Want, Years)

"Vegetables, which are the lowest in the scale of living things, are fed by roots, which, implanted in the native soil, select by the action of a peculiar mechanism, different subjects, which serve to increase and to nourish them."
- Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin
(Related: Action, Living)

"I think I got spoiled and that writing a short story and getting it published, or writing a novel and getting it published, you pretty much get to do the first, second and third draft yourself without a whole lot of interference."
- John Sayles
(Related: Draft, First, Pretty, Writing)

"Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Economy, Light, Oil)

"Rather than proposing a forward-looking energy initiative, House Republicans continue to push Big Oil's tired old ideas, ideas that will do absolutely nothing to lower gas prices for the American consumer."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Ideas, American, Energy, Nothing, Oil, Old, Republicans, Will)

"Economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil."
- Joseph A. Schumpeter
(Related: Society, Progress)

"What is the first thing we did when we took control of Iraq? Protect the oil fields. Remember the administration quote about how the oil would pay for the war."
- Peter Schuyler
(Related: War, Control, First, Iraq, Oil)

"Simply put, drilling in ANWR would be expensive, environmentally devastating, and would do very little to fix our energy crisis or to bring down the price of oil and gasoline."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Crisis, Drilling, Energy, Oil)

"All told, these profit levels have put the world's five largest publicly traded oil companies on track to earn more than $100 billion before year's end. Yet, at the same time that Big Oil's bottom line is going up, so are Americans' energy costs."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Time, Americans, End, Energy, Oil, Profit, World)

"Government experts have estimated that ANWR reserves would only provide enough oil for six months of U.S. oil consumption. In addition, the oil industry itself has estimated that it would take 10 years to bring this oil to the market."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Government, Experts, Months, Oil, Years)

"There is the churning and the boiling of the sea, and the foam on top of it and that is what man is, churning and foam together."
- Simone Schwarz-Bart
(Related: Man, Sea)

"Really. I'd love to be spoiled on by others."
- Izabella Scorupco
(Related: Love)

"People get caught up in asking whether Americans should be going here or there. What it boils down to is the call of the Lord. If the Lord has called you to a specific area, that's where you are going to see the fruit."
- Michael Scott
(Related: People, Americans)

"My kitchen linoleum is so black and shiny that I waltz while I wait for the kettle to boil. This pleasure is for the old who live alone."
- Florida Scott-Maxwell
(Related: Kitchen, Old, Pleasure)

"Europeans are familiar with terrorism and violence. We have not experienced a true conflict on our soil in a hundred years, and especially not one that involved 3,000 dead."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Conflict, Terrorism, Violence, Years)

"To me, if life boils down to one thing, it's movement. To live is to keep moving."
- Jerry Seinfeld
(Related: Life)

"Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other; yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely; for science is but one."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Science, Talent, Remarkable)

"It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper."
- Rod Serling
(Related: Dancing, Singing, Television)

"The white spruce forest along the banks is most inspiring, magnificent here. Down the terraced slopes and right to the water's edge on the alluvial soil it stands in ranks."
- Ernest Thompson Seton
(Related: Banks, Inspiring, Right, Water)

"If the United States is to protect itself from the economic and the political threats created by this excessive dependence, we must reduce our reliance on foreign energy sources and on foreign oil as quickly and as efficiently as possible."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Dependence, Energy, Oil, states, United)

"I think plays, like books, are endemic. They grow out of the soil of the writer and the place he's writing about. I think, you just can't move them about, you know."
- Peter Shaffer
(Related: Books, Writer, Writing)

"If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting."
- Peter Shaffer
(Related: London, Oil, Painting)

"The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Music, Man)

"It would be great some day to have astronauts in a rover on Mars. But just about anyone except an oil company executive would say its more important to have 50 million solar powered vehicles in the United States."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Company, Day, Oil, states, United)

"Within my own life, I read all the beloved novels by lamps of vegetable oil; I saw the Standard Oil invading my own village, I saw gas lamps in the Chinese shops in Shanghai; and I saw their elimination by electric lights."
- Hu Shih
(Related: Life, Oil, Shops)

"People understand we have a dependence upon foreign oil. What they do not understand and find incredibly ridiculous is that we import refined product just making us more dependent on the industry."
- John Shimkus
(Related: People, Dependence, Oil)

"As we all know, no crude oil refineries have been built in the United States since 1976. During that time, close to 100 ethanol refineries have been built."
- John Shimkus
(Related: Time, Oil, states, United)

"Our national security is at risk when we rely on foreign oil to keep our economy moving forward."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Economy, National security, Oil, Risk)

"This homage has been rendered not to me - for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me - but to the Polish achievement, the Polish genius."
- Henryk Sienkiewicz
(Related: Genius, Achievement, Writers)

"I don't feel any pressure from fans. But I'm always in some kind of state of emotional turmoil. I would not describe myself as happy-go-lucky. That's not to say that I'm not happy."
- Paul Simon
(Related: Fans, Pressure, State)

"Electricity is derived from many non-renewable energy sources like oil, natural gas and coal."
- Lamar S. Smith
(Related: Electricity, Energy, Oil)

"In the period where I had to live the life of a citizen - a life where, like everybody else, I did tons of laundry and cleaned toilet bowls, changed hundreds of diapers and nursed children - I learned a lot."
- Patti Smith
(Related: Life, Children)

"I've never made any picture, good or bad, without paying for it in emotional turmoil."
- W. Eugene Smith
"Our works decay and disappear but God gentlest works stay looking down on the ruins we toil to rear."
- Walter Smith
(Related: God)

"Moderation of oil prices would be very, very welcome. But overall I think we are in a position of stable growth, sustainable growth, and basically with inflation in check."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Growth, Inflation, Moderation, Oil)

"The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Business, Peace, Oil)

"At an unprecedented time with the worst attack ever on our soil, our President displayed extraordinary determination, leadership and resolve when history was thrust upon him and the United States."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: History, Leadership, Time, Determination, President, states, United)

"I guess I didn't feel confident enough to be searching in a big public way. I was very content at the time to toil in obscurity on things that I thought might point me in certain directions or teach me certain things - not knowing what that would be."
- Steven Soderbergh
(Related: Time, Thought, Content, Obscurity, Public)

"For the dead there are no more toils."
- Sophocles
"What 'multiculturalism' boils down to is that you can praise any culture in the world except Western culture - and you cannot blame any culture in the world except Western culture."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Blame, Culture, Praise, World)

"We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S. purposes. We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses. We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq - that is, to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: People, Iraq, Military, Oil)

"Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please."
- Edmund Spenser
(Related: Death, Life, War, Sleep)

"Three big assumptions proved wrong: one, that the Iraqi people would welcome us as liberators; two, that oil would soon pay for Iraqi's rebuilding; and, three, that we have plenty of troops, weapons, and equipment for the postwar situation."
- John Spratt
(Related: People, Oil, Troops, Weapons)

"If they had told me I was the janitor and would have to mop up and clean the toilets after the show in order to play, I probably would have done it."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Order, Play)

"Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Trials)

"The oil sequence was about two or three days. It was very cold and was snowing."
- Jason Statham
(Related: Oil)

"Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows."
- Ben Stein
(Related: Life, Success, Achievement, Relationships)

"Architecture can't fully represent the chaos and turmoil that are part of the human personality, but you need to put some of that turmoil into the architecture, or it isn't real."
- Frank Stella
(Related: Architecture, Chaos, Personality)

"Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it."
- Stendhal
(Related: Pleasure)

"Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die, without arranging for it."
- John Sterling
(Related: Dream, Hope, Will)

"We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on it's vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to it's security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Love, Travel, Work, Peace, Care, Safety, Security)

"I lasted one night. They said my playing spoiled people's appetites."
- James Stewart
(Related: People, Night)

"During the course of the seven years I played scenes with an oil slick, I played a scene with a grain of rice. Sometimes with indescribable creatures. I remember having a conversation with something which was simply a smell, that's all. It was part of our job."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Conversation, Job, Oil, Years)

"A lot affects the outcome. It boils down to scheduling and the commitment of the network."
- David Ogden Stiers
(Related: Commitment, Network)

"I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil."
- Sting
(Related: Work, Pain)

"One of the hardest things to believe is that anyone will abandon the effort to escape a charge of murder. It is extremely important to suspend disbelief on that. If you don't, the story is spoiled."
- Rex Stout
(Related: Effort, Murder, Will)

"You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing."
- Meryl Streep
"A people that has experienced all that the Germans have been through, naturally offers fertile soil for the extremists."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: People)

"A Shakespeare could have arisen only on English soil. In the same way, your great dramatists and poets express the nature and essence of the Norwegian people, but they also express that which is universally valid for all mankind."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Nature, People, English, Mankind, Poets, Shakespeare)

"The staple of our Australian colonies, but more particularly of New South Wales, the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production, - is fine wool."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: Climate, Production)

"I am pretty embroiled in moving on and moving forward with music."
- Andy Summers
(Related: Music, Pretty)

"Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Men, Strength, Gold, Weakness)

"It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Men, Gold)

"I love playing Junior; he's so fun... Under it all, he's a good guy, just a little bit spoiled."
- Ryan Sypek
(Related: Love, Fun)

"Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Freedom)

"The art music of the West has developed through out its history by means of individual geniuses, and out of the soil supporting them; non-Western musicians were born, and grew like the grasses of the field."
- Toru Takemitsu
(Related: Art, History, Music, Musicians)

"Iraq is not occupied, but there are foreign forces on its soil, which is different."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Iraq)

"Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months."
- William D. Tammeus
(Related: Months, News, Oil)

"Here was this vast machinery of government and they didn't know how it ran, where you put in the gas, where you put in the oil, where you turn the throttle."
- Maxwell D. Taylor
(Related: Government, Oil)

"If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it."
- Mother Teresa
(Related: Love, Oil, Want)

"All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one... characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Ability, Fight, Future, Spirit)

"There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Nature, Anxiety, Infinite, Leisure, Moments)

"We should start by allowing drilling in Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge. It can provide billions of barrels of recoverable oil and trillions of cubic feet of recoverable natural gas."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Drilling, Feet, Oil, Wildlife)

"Ethanol reduces our dependence on foreign sources of oil and is an important weapon in the War on Terror. By investing in South Dakota's ethanol producers, we will strengthen our energy security and create new jobs."
- John Thune
(Related: War, Dependence, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Security, Terror, Will)

"It is better to have a relationship with someone who cheats on you than with someone who does not flush the toilet."
- Uma Thurman
"I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Men, Danger, First, Revolution, Help, Innovation, May, Theory, Trouble)

"How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there's a great miracle. I think there's a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Nature, Power, Colors, Example, Now, Right)

"I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Fish Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Athletes, Disease, Fish, Oil)

"If you're lucky enough to have a pretty girl love you and share herself and sleep with you, make that your secret. The best way to spoil love is by talking to too many people about it."
- Rip Torn
(Related: Love, People, Pretty, Sleep, Talking)

"As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Life, Contentment, Evening, Leisure, Want)

"I don't tend to have a favorite album; I tend to have favorite tracks. There are flaws in every album that spoil it for me."
- Robin Trower
(Related: Favorite, Flaws)

"I fought fire with oil."
- Dalton Trumbo
(Related: Fire, Oil)

"I saw a report yesterday. There's so much oil, all over the world, they don't know where to dump it. And Saudi Arabia says, 'Oh, there's too much oil.' They - they came back yesterday. Did you see the report? They want to reduce oil production. Do you think they're our friends? They're not our friends."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Friends, Oil, Production, Want, World, Yesterday)

"China gets their oil from Libya. Why isn't China involved? They're going out spending billions of dollars a day on trying to take over the world economically. And we're spending billions and billions and billions of dollars on policing the world. Why isn't China involved with Libya? That - we don't get oil from Libya, China does."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Day, Oil, Trying, World)

"Golf is a good walk spoiled."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Golf)

"Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Cooking, Fish, Nation, Will)

"Why does everyone think the future is space helmets, silver foil, and talking like computers, like a bad episode of Star Trek?"
- Tracey Ullman
(Related: Computers, Future, Space, Talking)

"There's been a boiling down of real emotion into a set pattern instead of individualism."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: Emotion, Individualism)

"Any time I got in emotional turmoil, I felt sick all the time, like at any minute I would die."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: Time)

"A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about."
- Miguel de Unamuno
(Related: Arguments, Fool, Talking)

"There is no pleasing New Englanders, my dear, their soil is all rocks and their hearts are bloodless absolutes."
- John Updike
"All over the land are vast and handsome pastures, with good grass for cattle, and it strikes me the soil would be very fertile were the country inhabited and improved by reasonable people."
- Alvar N. C. de Vaca
(Related: People, Country, Land)

"I find that acrylics dry very fast - which is supposed to be its charm; however, I find that because of that quality they don't blend as nicely as the oils. The oils, for one thing, are softer and more flexible than the acrylics. Also, the colors are brighter with oils."
- Boris Vallejo
(Related: Quality, Charm, Colors)

"Now you have people in Washington who have no interest in the country at all. They're interested in their companies, their corporations grabbing Caspian oil."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: People, Corporations, Country, Interest, Now, Oil, Washington)

"Consider what each soil will bear, and what each refuses."
- Virgil
(Related: Will)

"You can almost judge how screwed up somebody is by the kind of toilet paper they use. Go in any rich house and it's some weird coloured embossed stuff."
- Don Van Vliet
"I came here to help make America more competitive and prosperous by developing an energy policy that increases conservation, promotes cleaner technologies, encourages development of renewables and enhances domestic production of gas and oil."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Policy, Development, America, Conservation, Energy, Help, Oil, Production)

"With the increasing demand for oil around the world and the rising costs in Oregon and throughout the nation, we must focus on the development of alternate energy sources, especially those that are clean, efficient and renewable."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Development, Energy, Focus, Nation, Oil, World)

"We are taking steps to fight the production of meth on our own soil through limiting access to precursor ingredients, supporting educational efforts and providing necessary resources to law enforcement."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Fight, Law, Production)

"We also have to stop the flow of precursor chemicals that meth cooks use to boil up this poison."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Poison)

"Well, it was just, the bars was all just like the bamboo roofs and everything. You know. As I say, to me, it's completely spoiled all, all these places now. Make them all just tourist traps."
- David Walker
(Related: Now)

"People in cities may forget the soil for as long as a hundred years, but Mother Nature's memory is long and she will not let them forget indefinitely."
- Henry Cantwell Wallace
(Related: Nature, Mother, People, Cities, Forget, May, Memory, Will, Years)

"Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Art, Poetry, Harmony, Prose, Sense)

"With only 2 percent of the world's proven reserves of oil, we in the United States can pump until we are blue in the face and it will not change the fact that we need more diverse and more secure sources of energy."
- Zack Wamp
(Related: Change, Energy, Fact, Oil, states, United, Will, World)

"Sometimes I get worried I'm getting too caught up in the nauseatingly oily smoothness of my own line, when all I'm trying to do is make it as clear as possible."
- Chris Ware
(Related: Trying)

"Man will never understand woman and vice versa. We are oil and water. An equal level can never be maintained, as one will always excel where the other doesn't, and that breeds resentment."
- Dionne Warwick
(Related: Man, Oil, Resentment, Vice, Water, Will, Woman)

"Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil."
- Dennis Weaver
(Related: Environmental, Addiction, Oil)

"It's not an if - we're going to have to change. Oil is simply going to be gone."
- Dennis Weaver
(Related: Change, Oil)

"The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Poison, Skepticism)

"My mother really didn't know a heck of a lot about business. She was a very good mother, that made sure we ate right and we had our cod liver oil, but didn't know a heck of a lot about what I did."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Business, Mother, Oil, Right)

"We absolutely have to restrain concentrations of wealth in industry from spoiling the situation for everybody."
- William Weld
(Related: Wealth)

"Their diet is basically boiled vegetables, fish and rice. No fat, no sugar. You notice when you live there that there are no fat people."
- Arsene Wenger
(Related: Diet, People, Fish)

"It's silly to work hard the whole week and then spoil it by not preparing properly before the game."
- Arsene Wenger
(Related: Work, Silly)

"I wouldn't exactly call it 'cooking' but I can make noodles. That means I can boil water, put the pasta in and wait until it's done."
- Devon Werkheiser
(Related: Water)

"I pass over the toil and suffering and danger which attended the redemption and cultivation of their lands by the colonists, and turn to their civil condition and to the conduct and history of the government."
- William H. Wharton
(Related: Government, History, Danger, Suffering)

"France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you can't tear the toilet paper."
- Billy Wilder
(Related: Money, France)

"France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper."
- Billy Wilder
(Related: Money, Country, France)

"I've met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes."
- Billy Wilder
(Related: Time)

"But my eyes were riveted on a small slim woman her hair simply coiled into her neck, Katherine Glasier."
- Ellen Wilkinson
(Related: Eyes, Hair, Woman)

"I refuse to go into a fast-food outlet - to use the toilet even - in case anyone got the wrong idea and thought I was sneaking in a quick burger."
- Jonny Wilkinson
(Related: Thought, Idea, Quick, Wrong)

"Aware that his disappointment has its source in a defective education, he looks with anxiety on his other daughters, whose minds, like lovely buds, are beginning to open. Where shall he find a genial soil in which he may place them to expand?"
- Emma Willard
(Related: Education, Anxiety, Beginning, Daughters, Disappointment, May, Open)

"The country remains dependent on oil. But as we are now learning, oil is becoming increasingly scarce."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Country, Learning, Now, Oil)

"We need a balanced, long term energy policy to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and preserve the beauty of the land we love."
- Heather Wilson
(Related: Beauty, Love, Policy, Dependence, Energy, Land, Oil)

"It is impossible to treat a child too well. Children are spoiled by being ignored too much or by harshness, not by kindness."
- Sloan Wilson
(Related: Being, Children, Kindness)

"I was a tried seaman when, for the first time, I set foot upon the soil of my country, and took up my residence where my people had lived for over two hundred years."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Time, People, Country, First, Years)

"The Bush administration did stop filling the reserve in 2002 when it helped the oil industry. Now they should do it to help the consumer."
- Ron Wyden
(Related: Help, Now, Oil)

"I think we have to ask this administration, and the President specifically, about using their political capital now to stand up for the American consumer who is getting clobbered by these gasoline and oil prices."
- Ron Wyden
(Related: American, Now, Oil, President)

"Our Jihad will remain on Palestinian soil that is wide and large."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Will)

"The Russians are turning east to the Chinese - to the Europeans' surprise. It always seemed to me that the relationship between Russia and China would shift from being based in Marx and Lenin to being based in oil and gas."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Being, Oil, Russia)

"The other are the strategic, so-called strategic stocks that the United States and the other Western industrial countries have, which could put in as much as four million barrels a day of oil into the market pretty quickly."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Countries, Day, Oil, Pretty, states, United)

"But eventually it's a question of access: Getting access to fields is on top of the oil companies' agenda. We see a substantial build-up of supply occurring over the coming years."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Oil, Question, Years)

"But the key thing is that Iraq, while it's got very large oil reserves, has marginalized itself as an oil exporter and these days its exports are only about one tenth that of neighboring Saudi Arabia."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Iraq, Key, Oil)

"Cycles of shortage and surplus characterize the entire history of oil."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: History, Oil)

"If a war started, the oil price probably would go up, as you said, maybe $5, $6 a barrel until you saw other oil from the extra supplies that are available elsewhere coming into the world, into the market."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: War, Oil, World)

"A premium in the oil price of somewhere between 10 to 15 dollars a barrel reflects this heightened anxiety."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Anxiety, Oil)

"Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan - spoiled."
- Israel Zangwill
(Related: Christian)

"We're aligning ourselves with Kerry. Our allegiance will be for peace, against war, no more deaths for oil, and for a dialogue between the government of Spain and the new Kerry administration."
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
(Related: Government, Peace, War, Oil, Spain, Will)

"I didn't sign any contracts, and I didn't see any oil."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Oil)

"Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper."
- Daphne Zuniga
(Related: Being)

"It seems that almost every time a valuable natural resource is discovered in the world-whether it be diamonds, rubber, gold, oil, whatever-often what results is a tragedy for the country in which they are found. Making matters worse, the resulting riches from these resources rarely benefit the people of the country from which they come."
- Edward Zwick
(Related: Time, People, Country, Gold, Oil, Results, Tragedy, World)