Quotes and Sayings about Opera



"Well, the reports are correct that we're conducting very robust military operations on the Afghan side of the border in areas where we think al-Qaida is operating and Taliban remnants are."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Military)

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

"We'll try to include Iraqi officers in our staffs. We will do everything we can to empower Iraqi security forces to stand up on their own and operate where they can alone."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Security, Will)

"But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Building, Cooperation, Focus, Key, Security, Will)

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

"We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the United Nations an effective instrument of international cooperation."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Cooperation, Nations, United)

"My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Day, Key, Public)

"To all those who walk the path of human cooperation war must appear loathsome and inhuman."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: War, Cooperation)

"Radio interoperability is essential for our police, fire, and emergency medical service departments to communicate with each other in times of emergency."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Medical, Fire, Police, Service)

"There is no neat distinction between operating system software and the software that runs on top of it."
- Jim Allchin
(Related: Software)

"Microsoft has a monopoly over the desktop operating systems."
- Stewart Alsop
"International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood."
- Eric Ambler
(Related: Business, Blood, May)

"The opera is like a husband with a foreign title - expensive to support, hard to understand and therefore a supreme social challenge."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: HusbChallenge, Opera, Support)

"We cannot wait for governments to do it all. Globalization operates on Internet time. Governments tend to be slow moving by nature, because they have to build political support for every step."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Nature, Time, Globalization, Internet, Support)

"I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand."
- Edward Appleton
(Related: Language, Mind, Opera)

"The Opera was a very cold film, a hopeless and dark film, no hope, no love."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Love, Hope, Film, Opera)

"If you make a film normally it's all right, the distributors are helpful and cooperative. But if you make a film that's a little stange, a little bizarre, then all the time it's a struggle with them."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Time, Bizarre, Film, Right, Struggle)

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

"I'd like to say from the beginning that the 12 years I've been coming here, I've met unfailing courtesy and cooperation, courtesy from your people and cooperation from the Ministry of Information."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: People, Beginning, Cooperation, Courtesy, Information, Years)

"If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Mother, Father, Cooperation, Invention, Necessity)

"The way the terrorist is trained to operate, especially the suicide terrorists, makes punishment and the threat of punishment far less valuable to those who would prevent the crime."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Crime, Punishment, Suicide)

"I was interested in opera and it seemed to me that the only possible theatre for contemporary opera would be television. So I started working towards a kind of television kind of opera."
- Robert Ashley
(Related: Opera, Television, Theatre)

"Long-term, we must figure out a way that the Kurdish territory within Iraq operates with a certain amount of autonomy so that they feel comfortable and safe going back."
- Les Aspin
(Related: Iraq)

"Television of course actually started in Britain in 1936, and it was a monopoly, and there was only one broadcaster and it operated on a license which is not the same as a government grant."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Government, Television)

"If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons and take his gun away."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Time, Opera)

"No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: People, Feeling, Opera)

"But I owe it to the subject to say, that it has long afforded me what philosophy is so often thought, and made, barren of - the fun of discovery, the pleasures of co-operation, and the satisfaction of reaching agreement."
- J. L. Austin
(Related: Thought, Agreement, Discovery, Fun, Philosophy, Satisfaction)

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

"While it is true that we must seek value added industries like food processing plants and call center operations, we must do what is necessary to expand and develop our economic profile."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Food, Plants, Value)

"This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Work, Class, Cooperation, Creation, Democrats, Economy, Future, Job, Middle class, Republicans, Want)

"More than 100 people are involved in a transplant operation... and we can't waste time and resources if there is a chance the caretakers aren't up for an awesome responsibility."
- Leonard Bailey
(Related: Time, People, Chance, Responsibility, Waste)

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

"Terrorism is an evil that threatens all the countries in Europe. Vigorous cooperation in the European Union and worldwide is crucial in order to meet this evil head on."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: Cooperation, Countries, Europe, Evil, Order, Terrorism)

"Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Bureaucracy)

"I am convinced that people with such wounds will be quite ready to co-operate in a safe and painless experiment in the interests of humanity as a whole."
- Robert Barany
(Related: People, Humanity, Will, Wounds)

"I was emotionally and physically punched in the stomach. This is not a place where you go and deliver the lines and then you come back. It's kind of a life-changing experience. But it can't get better than this for any actor - this is like an opera."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Experience, Life, Actor, Opera)

"I think they should separate Microsoft's application group from its operating system group."
- Jim Barksdale
"I think the touchstone is to give consumers a full, fair choice without the power of a monopoly operating system pushing them in a direction that free competition might or might not achieve."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Power, Choice, Competition, Direction)

"We're trying to publicize this one and make people realize that the gun industry can clean up its act and can operate in a way that can reduce the likelihood of guns killing police officers and other innocent people."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: People, Act, Killing, Police, Trying)

"I've just had an operation, but nothing too serious."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Nothing)

"We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Duty)

"We operate under a jury system in this country, and as much as we complain about it, we have to admit that we know of no better system, except possibly flipping a coin."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Country, Jury)

"We consider Monteverdi the first composer of opera. There was someone before, but everything started with Monteverdi."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: First, Opera)

"I still the love classic period, but also the baroque period, and even 17th-Century music such as the music of Monteverdi. He's one of the greatest opera composers. He was the one who really started the opera."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Love, Music, Composers, Opera)

"The idea that you surrender your identity when you relinquish national powers is unhelpful. No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case: if done in an intelligent way, you attain the sovereignty to better solve national problems in cooperation with others."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Idea, Cooperation, Identity, Problems, Surrender)

"No operatic star has yet died soon enough for me."
- Thomas Beecham
"Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Cooperation, Credit, May)

"There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Peace, America, Iraq, Question)

"When the music and the characters are flawlessly synchronized, the opera develops an emotional force that movies and plays cannot match."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Movies, Music, Force, Opera)

"The number of opera houses around the world and the high attendance rates show that opera an art form that is more popular than ever."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Art, Houses, Opera, Popular, World)

"The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless revivals."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Music, Popular)

"Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Being, Nothing, Popularity, World)

"In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Music, Film, Opera)

"In my view, the operas of Carlisle Floyd will find a place in the permanent repertoire."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Will)

"I'd really been interested in opera when I was about 16, and I really like staging them."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Opera)

"I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Experience, Thought, Idea, Performance, Opera, Theatre)

"Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Drama, Opera, Play, Singing)

"It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Art, Music, People, Drama, Man, Opera)

"The key to Operations at Wal-Mart is their ability to maintain the highest standards while at the same time getting things done with lockstep execution."
- Michael Bergdahl
(Related: Time, Ability, Execution, Key)

"Sam Walton's values are: treat the customer right, take care of your people, be honest in your dealings, pass savings along to the customer, keep things simple, think small, control costs and continuously improve operations."
- Michael Bergdahl
(Related: People, Control, Values, Care, Customer, Right)

"Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural."
- John Berger
(Related: Thought, Being, Compassion, Necessity, Order, Supernatural, World)

"A great opera house isn't run by a director, but by a great administrator."
- Steven Berkoff
(Related: Opera)

"As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Numbers, Routine, Service, Workers)

"There are two sighs of relief every night in the life of an opera manager. The first comes when the curtain goes up The second sigh of relief comes when the final curtain goes down without any disaster, and one realizes, gratefully, that the miracle has happened again."
- Rudolf Bing
(Related: Life, Manager, Disaster, First, Night, Opera)

"The opera always loses money. That's as it should be. Opera has no business making money."
- Rudolf Bing
(Related: Business, Money, Opera)

"My operas and my theatre works are very formal pieces."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Theatre)

"The theatre only knows what it's doing next week, not like the opera, where they say: What are we going to do in five years' time? A completely different attitude."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Time, Attitude, Opera, Theatre, Years)

"My operas usually come from musical ideas rather than ideas about subject matter."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Ideas)

"The opera tells the story with all the built-in contradictions and from many different angles."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Opera)

"My doctor is wonderful. Once, in 1955, when I couldn't afford an operation, he touched up the X-rays."
- Joey Bishop
"As a personal beneficiary of the service that Amtrak provides and as someone who represents a congressional district that counts on safe, reliable rail service, I am a strong supporter of providing this vital industry the funding necessary to continue operations."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Service)

"I now have a home recording studio, which I can operate entirely on my own, as well as a portable version of the same which allows me to record anywhere I like and simply swap out the hard drives for use in the home studio."
- Clint Black
(Related: Home, Now)

"We operate under the law. Covert action authorities are communicated in a memorandum of notification."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Action, Law)

"Al Qaeda is not the organization now that it was before. It is under stress organizationally. Its leadership spends more time trying to figure out how to keep from getting caught than they do trying to launch operations."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Leadership, Time, Now, Stress, Trying)

"We worked to develop our own operations to advance U.S. counterterrorism objectives by penetrating terrorist safe havens and collecting intelligence that would inform policy and enable our own operations."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Intelligence, Policy, Objectives)

"The flaw in the statute is that in all its applications, it operates on a fundamentally mistaken premise that high solicitation costs are an accurate measure of fraud."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Fraud, Measure)

"I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio soap opera actress, but my mother sang."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Mother, Opera, Singing)

"Many now born, by the time they are voters will compose part of a nation with a genius nowhere equaled, and with a vast territory upon which those energies and that genius can operate."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Time, Genius, Nation, Now, Will)

"International cooperation, multilateralism is indispensable."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Cooperation)

"The conservative argument is that the economy is like the weather, that it just operates automatically."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Argument, Conservative, Economy, Weather)

"In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy, state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model. We have a typewriter government in an Internet age."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Age, Government, Technology, Economy, Internet, State)

"Because, in opera, I have to sing for people that are very far from me, instead of, when I sing a song, I try to imagine to sing like in an ear of a child."
- Andrea Bocelli
(Related: People, Opera, Song)

"They have called Operation Iraqi Freedom a war of choice that isn't part of the real war on terror. Someone should tell that to al Qaeda."
- John Boehner
(Related: War, Choice, Freedom, Terror)

"This resolution simply says Israel has the right to defend itself. This includes conducting operations both inside its borders and in the territory of nations that threaten it, which is in accordance with international law."
- John Boehner
(Related: Israel, Law, Nations, Resolution, Right)

"The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult."
- John Boehner
(Related: Being, Force, Freedom, Job, Police, Training)

"My suggestion is that at each state the proper order of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp of what is generally known, not only in formal logical, mathematical terms, but also intuitively, in images, feelings, poetic usage of language, etc."
- David Bohm
(Related: Feelings, Language, Mind, Order, State)

"Now the big question is if you are going to go to all the trouble of setting an opera and making all that music and so on, there's got to be some aspect that you can do in an opera that really makes it worth while."
- William Bolcom
(Related: Music, Now, Opera, Question, Trouble, Worth)

"Today, bilateral relations with Britain are excellent, with cooperation in many areas and both countries continuing to work on strengthening these ties."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Work, Cooperation, Countries, Today)

"We will host the Asean summit in November this year. It will be an occasion to reflect on our achievements collectively and to look at how Asean can maintain its leading role in regional and international cooperation."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Cooperation, Leading, Will)

"Asean is obviously a very important association for us. Over the past 30 years Asean has made great strides in regional cooperation covering a number of areas, although recently it has been under strain because of the financial crisis and other challenges."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Financial, Cooperation, Crisis, Past, Years)

"As we have heard, the end of al-Zarqawi is a significant blow to al-Qaida operations in Iraq. It is another clear indication of the progress we are making."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Progress, End, Iraq)

"A number of the major terrorist captures we have made, the terrorist operations designed for the United States that we have interrupted, were enabled by the terrorist tracking program."
- Kit Bond
(Related: states, United)

"When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance."
- Victor Borge
(Related: Appearance, Opera)

"Later, I even appeared in a Rock Opera with Richard Gere."
- Barry Bostwick
(Related: Opera)

"I believe in cooperating for the common good."
- Erskine Bowles
"Opera? Just what the world needs: more fat women screaming."
- Peter Boyle
(Related: Women, Opera, World)

"For a long time, I operated under the Chinese proverb that there are four kinds of leaders: those who you laugh at, those who you hate, those who you love and those who you don't even know that they're leaders."
- Bill Bradley
(Related: Love, Time, Hate, Leaders)

"A fly cannot go in unless it stops somewhere; therefore weapons, fuel, food, money will not go to Afghanistan unless the neighbors of Afghanistan are working, are cooperating, either being themselves the origin or the transit."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Money, Food, Afghanistan, Being, Neighbors, Weapons, Will)

"I consider it essential that the photographer should do his own printing and enlarging. The final effect of the finished print depends so much on these operations."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Effect, Printing)

"As long as the problem of world reconstruction remains the center of interest for all nations, blocs having similar attitudes will form and operate even within the League itself."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Interest, Nations, Will, World)

"This means that the search for a formula of European cooperation in connection with the League of Nations, far from weakening the authority of this latter must and can only tend to strengthen it, for it is closely connected with its aims."
- Aristide Briand
(Related: Authority, Connection, Cooperation, Formula, Nations)

"I resent the fact that people in places like Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco believe that they should be able to tell us how to live our lives, operate our businesses, and what to do with the land that we love and cherish."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Love, People, Boston, Chicago, Fact, Land)

"Without the funding Amtrak needs to keep operating, we will soon see people that rely on Amtrak to get them to work each day, waiting for a train that isn't coming."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Work, People, Day, Needs, Waiting, Will)

"We have to deal with where we are. We have to create cooperatives, we have to create intentional communities, we have to work for local cooperation where we are."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Work, Cooperation)

"If the EU and the US can cooperate successfully on regulating financial markets, everyone else will follow."
- John Bruton
(Related: Financial, Will)

"Non-proliferation will only work if all states are willing to cooperate, and that will only happen if all feel they are being treated fairly."
- John Bruton
(Related: Work, Being, states, Will)

"The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea of one."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Idea, Draft, First, Opera)

"Let's cooperate and challenge the administration to cooperate with us because within the administration there are also moderates and people who are not fully comfortable with the tendencies that have prevailed in recent times."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: People, Challenge)

"Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let's cooperate."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Causes, Extremes)

"We should seek to cooperate with Europe, not to divide Europe to a fictitious new and a fictitious old."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Europe, Old)

"Ironically, that was quite a bit of the appeal of Rumours. It's equally interesting on a musical level and as a soap opera."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Opera)

"It had all the earmarks of a CIA operation; the bomb killed everybody in the room except the intended target!"
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
"These people have elevated audacity to symphonic and operatic levels. The Florida Supreme Court relied on new law to resolve the election dispute down there."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: People, Court, Law)

"At the moment I'm enjoying a new challenge at the Royal Opera House, but I'm also keen to pursue my interest in television and particularly in science."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Science, Challenge, Interest, Opera, Television)

"Many years ago I was in another soap opera called The Newcomers which was on twice a week for three years. I really don't think I could do another stint like that again."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Opera, Years)

"I have also just finished three weeks on a soap opera in England. The soap opera is a rather famous one called Crossroads. It was first on television 25 years ago, and it has recently been brought back. I play the part of a businessman called David Wheeler."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: EnglFamous, First, Opera, Play, Television, Years)

"I got out of high school, bought a recording studio and started operating it as an engineer and a producer."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: School)

"Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back, and instead of dying, he sings."
- Robert Burns
(Related: Dying, Opera)

"Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious, marginal areas. Casual curses are the most effective."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Magic)

"I was outraged to learn that the president wanted to outsource operations at some American ports to the United Arab Emirates."
- Francine Busby
(Related: American, President, United)

"With Animal Factory you'd think that because it's mostly interiors, you could shoot it anywhere. So we shot this in Philadelphia, and we had the cooperation of the prison system."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Cooperation, Prison)

"And the basis on which we agreed to operate with them involved a manifesto, where it states that we proceed from different ideologies and policies. One thing that we insisted on was that they should take an oath to reject racism and discrimination."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Discrimination, Racism, states)

"I am not the kind of leader who pontificates about what should be done - I don't operate on scenarios, and I am not a prophet."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Leader)

"The cooperation of government at its different levels is important and can only be achieved as long as the people of Chicago are directly involved in our efforts and supportive of our goals."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Government, People, Goals, Chicago, Cooperation)

"The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation."
- John Cage
(Related: Nature, Purpose)

"If you can sell green toothpaste in this country, you can sell opera."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Country, Opera)

"Music - opera particularly - is a process which is endurable or successful only if it is achieved by people who love to collaborate."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Love, Music, People, Successful, Opera)

"As the director of an opera, it is my responsibility to unify the style of the particular performance, but one can certainly approach the piece from different points of view. That's what makes it interesting and keeps it alive."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Performance, Opera, Responsibility, Style)

"If you approach an opera as though it were something that always went a certain way, that's what you get. I approach an opera as though I didn't know it."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Opera)

"I have written two medical novels. I have never studied medicine, never seen an operation."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Medical, Medicine)

"An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house."
- Maria Callas
(Related: Life, Imagination, Opera)

"What opera isn't violent? Two things happen, violence and love. And other than that, name something else. You can't."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Love, Name, Opera, Violence)

"It's very difficult to photograph an opera. And they messed up on it. It just wasn't there. And I don't blame the Gershwins for taking it away. Of course, if they had gotten the original company to have done it, it would have been very good."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Blame, Company, Opera)

"I think it was just an opera. Now, you go to opera, you expect to see and hear what the opera is. So, it was Catfish Row. It was singers. Marvelous voices. It didn't make no difference what color they were."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Difference, Now, Opera)

"And then fourth, we have that essential group of people who track programs and budgets to ensure that they align with the needs of preparation and warning, counterintelligence and support to the operational war fighter."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: War, People, Budgets, Needs, Preparation, Support)

"So we have a group within the office that is devoted to support for the war fighter. That's, of necessity, an operational and tactical level of concern."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: War, Concern, Necessity, Office, Support)

"The office has oversight of people who do analysis and oversight of people who do operations, but it is not charged with doing either. That is an important point to make. Those functions are performed by the CIA, DIA and other agencies."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: People, Office)

"Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors. A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching. A few get involved with administrative duties."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Time, Work, Cooperation, Doctors, Research, Teaching)

"To be able to make a good living in a challenging medium like soap operas is great. The best is that I get to act and am rewarded for it. And the people I work with are great. Funny, intelligent, hard working. They're all great to be around."
- David Canary
(Related: Work, Funny, People, Act, Living)

"Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution, I urge that the counties cooperate with one another, that future road work be more uniform, and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Change, Work, People, Constitution, Future, Result, Road, Will)

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

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

"The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Life, Positive, School)

"My understanding is that what was provided was general order of battle information, not operational intelligence. I certainly have no knowledge of US participation in preparing battle and strike packages and doubt strongly that that occurred."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence, Knowledge, Battle, Doubt, Information, Order, Participation, Understanding)

"It's logical for us to sing, but not necessarily operatic pieces."
- Jose Carreras
"Commenced operations in the Valley of the Kings."
- Howard Carter
(Related: Kings)

"The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and CSIS have provided extraordinary co-operation, as I mentioned earlier."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Police)

"I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement agencies as we work together to track down terrorists here in North America and put them out of commission."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Intelligence, Work, America, Law)

"But Canada remains a crucial partner in this global war on terrorism, and we are grateful for that. Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and military personnel continue anti-terrorist operations in the Persian Gulf."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: War, Canada, Military, Terrorism)

"We are very grateful for what the Ontario provincial government is doing, and for cooperation from provincial and local police forces all across Canada."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Government, Canada, Cooperation, Police)

"There isn't much in the way of pure communist spirit, because the whole nation seems to be engaged in capitalistic enterprises. Much of the country still operates under government control."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Government, Control, Country, Nation, Spirit)

"But a lot of that kind of work is done pre-flight, coordinating efforts with the flight directors and the ground teams, and figuring out how you're going to operate together."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Work)

"I hope that China will continue with space exploration. It would be logical to have international co-operation. I hope that it will come about and that I can be involved in it."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Hope, Exploration, Space, Will)

"I joined the city government, and we start to operate as the bureaucrats on the local level, so we were the only ones in the whole Russian team who were experienced in practical bureaucratic management in the complicated condition of 1990."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Government, Management)

"You know, there are not only - all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area. I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Diversity, News, Newspapers, Television)

"In examining the CIA's past and present use of the U.S. media, the Committee finds two reasons for concern. The first is the potential, inherent in covert media operations, for manipulating or incidentally misleading the American public."
- Frank Church
(Related: American, Committee, Concern, First, Media, Misleading, Past, Potential, Present, Public)

"The market tends to pay as a wage what an individual laborer is worth. But the case last studied suggests the question how accurately the law operates in practice. May it not be an honest law, but be so vitiated in its working as to give a dishonest result?"
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Law, May, Practice, Question, Result, Wage, Worth)

"Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process."
- Kenneth Clark
(Related: Architecture, Inventions, Man, Opera)

"I was more of a light opera singer, not really much of a lounge singer."
- Melinda Clarke
(Related: Light, Opera)

"Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition."
- Henry Clay
(Related: Competition, Mankind)

"In the business world an executive knows something about everything, a technician knows everything about something and the switchboard operator knows everything."
- Harold Coffin
(Related: Business, World)

"I have the absolute utmost respect for soap opera actors now. They work harder than any actor I know in any other medium. And they don't get very much approbation for it."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Work, Actor, Actors, Now, Opera, Respect)

"If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology, it is similarly vital to society as a whole."
- Arthur Holly Compton
(Related: Science, Society, Technology)

"To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher."
- Arthur Holly Compton
(Related: Science, Civilization, Achievement, Strength, Cooperation, Religious, Will)

"Our entire team is focused on managing this company for value - fixing or eliminating those operations that lessen value and expanding or adding those that enhance value."
- Phil Condit
(Related: Company, Value)

"The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by specialization and social control is, at the same time, organized co-operation."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Time, Control, Energy, Fact, Rivalry)

"Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Age, Middle age, Opera)

"I don't know what 'operational control' of the border means, but I do understand the English language. And as I understand that phrase, that's not true. We do not have operational control."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Control, English, Language)

"If God drives a car, He'd drive a 1973 Ford LTD Brougham sedan with a claret-colored vinyl roof, with oxblood leather upholstery and an opera window."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: God, Car, Opera)

"People are wrong when they say opera is not what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That is what's wrong with it."
- Noel Coward
(Related: People, Opera, Wrong)

"It has been my aim throughout present operations to afford the greatest amount of protection to life and property interests, and troops have been stationed accordingly."
- George Crook
(Related: Life, Present, Property, Protection, Troops)

"And I remember looking at Gray Davis and, you know, Gray is the consummate political operative."
- Mike Curb
"Like an opera singer, I am able to sing out my song in paint."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Opera, Song)

"I would like to see the day when somebody would be appointed surgeon somewhere who had no hands, for the operative part is the least part of the work."
- Harvey Cushing
(Related: Work, Day)

"'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable."
- Timothy Dalton
(Related: Film, Glory, Opera, Wind)

"If I talk about Charles Dance I am talking about something else, something I operate and wind up and have to make an impression with and use to transmit someone else's screenplay."
- Charles Dance
(Related: Dance, Impression, Talk, Talking, Wind)

"A Librettist is a mere drudge in the world of opera."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Opera, World)

"I love opera, I love writing for the voice, I love telling stories with music."
- Anthony Davis
(Related: Love, Music, Opera, Voice, Writing)

"Wednesday a junior came to me, and told me I was to be hazed as I left the Opera House Friday night."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Night, Opera)

"Every great movement in the history of Western civilization from the Carolingian age to the nineteenth century has been an international movement which owed its existence and its development to the cooperation of many different peoples."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Age, History, Civilization, Development, Cooperation, Existence)

"Individuals have little opportunity to get elected to Parliament under the label of the government party... unless they are in good standing with the Prime Minister and pledged to be cooperative."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Government, Opportunity, Parliament, Party)

"In opera, there is always too much singing."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Opera, Singing)

"Even the majority of the Sunnis have grown tired of foreign terrorists operating in Iraq."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Iraq, Majority)

"The Texas Energy Office's Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers' energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Building, Efficiency, Energy, Office, Projects, Public)

"Our business is about technology, yes. But it's also about operations and customer relationships."
- Michael Dell
(Related: Business, Technology, Customer, Relationships)

"The countries that share this conception should be able to go further together, without excluding the others, since they can still live in a greater community of exchange and co-operation."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Community, Countries)

"If we take as given that critical infrastructures are vulnerable to a cyber terrorist attack, then the question becomes whether there are actors with the capability and motivation to carry out such an operation."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Motivation, Actors, Question)

"The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge."
- Rene Descartes
(Related: Knowledge, Intuition, Understanding)

"A show like Knots or any other show that can be called a soap opera does terribly in syndication because if you're a viewer and you miss a week you don't know what's going on."
- William Devane
(Related: Opera)

"You can't do opera when already from the 10th row you can only see little dolls on the stage. In such an enormous space you can't put much faith in the personal presence of the individual singer, which is reflected in facial expressions, among other things."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Faith, Opera, Space)

"And what unity is to be had, at a time when orchestras are dying out, and when opera houses are about to close their doors; what's going to come next - when nothing new in music, for the orchestra, is truly lasting: pieces are performed once, and then they're thrown away."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Time, Music, Dying, Houses, Nothing, Opera, Orchestras, Unity)

"It's a very, very difficult space to operate in, the restaurant business-it requires a lot of human beings to intersect at just the right place to make it all work out."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Work, Business, Right, Space)

"Let me be clear, Mr. President, mistakes have been made in Iraq. And this operation has been far from perfect as evidenced by the fact that Zarqawi and other terrorists continue to wreak havoc throughout Iraq."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: Fact, Iraq, Mistakes, President)

"But I won't deprive myself of singing opera as long as my voice follows."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Opera, Singing, Voice)

"Let us be clear: I take ten times more money for a concert than for an opera performance."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Money, Performance, Opera)

"Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile, and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing a charity concert she put on. Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Charity, Smile, Youth)

"There's an assumption in many of these cultures that these children are mentally retarded, when in fact they're not at all. I saw how the operation affects the child, as well as the child's family and often the village."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Family, Children, Fact)

"I think Operation Smile is in more than 22 countries, mostly Third World. It just happened that my schedule opened up at the time they were heading to Vietnam."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Time, Countries, Smile, Vietnam, World)

"Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations... They now need more, and more expensive clerks even though they call them 'operators' or 'programmers.'"
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Computers, Expectations, Now)

"Many legitimate forms of ownership, mainly cooperative and communal, had not been used to any effective extent mainly because of the imposition of Stalinist restrictions."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Ownership)

"The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Brotherhood, Cooperation, Project)

"I think that might have been an element in it, and people have asked me that very thing. Remember, Disney is the majority shareholder, but it is not an operating division of Disney."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: People, Disney, Majority)

"When I first started acting, I started in opera and had a great desire to play grand, tragic characters. I got sidetracked in musical theater and ended up doing a lot of comedy."
- Leslie Easterbrook
(Related: Acting, Comedy, Desire, First, Opera, Play, Theater)

"Well, the very best operas are the ones written by the very best composers."
- John Eaton
(Related: Composers)

"Well, opera began with an intent to resuscitate Greek drama, that is, modern opera as we know it."
- John Eaton
(Related: Drama, Opera)

"But nevertheless, it's music ultimately that matters in opera, and opera is a piece of music reaching out as a vision in sound reaching out to the world."
- John Eaton
(Related: Music, Vision, Opera, Sound, World)

"I think the composer and production staff of an opera have a real responsibility to use visual elements of all kinds to make clear to the American audience, at any rate, exactly what is going on."
- John Eaton
(Related: American, Opera, Production, Responsibility)

"There was expectations that the fights there, the operation there might be extended for several months, even for several years. But within a few weeks it ended, because obviously the Taliban wasn't a real force."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Expectations, Force, Months, Years)

"We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional obligation and public responsibility to oversee these issues and the Department of Justice's operations."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Congress, Justice, Obligation, Public, Responsibility)

"I used to listen to the soap operas with my grandmother."
- Bob Edwards
"We are also assisting the refugees who have fled across the border to Chad. As many of them have been subject to attacks by militia crossing from Sudan, UNHCR is mounting a major logistical operation to establish camps and transfer refugees away from the border zone."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Zone)

"Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: History, Favors)

"Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Nature, Order, Variety)

"Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Men, Peace, Consideration, Cooperation, Dawn, Force, Justice)

"Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Strength, Weakness)

"I think we still have a chance if we continue with our work, if Iraq provides full cooperation, we should still be able to avoid a war."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: War, Work, Chance, Cooperation, Iraq)

"The president said that this is not removing a mole. You know, removing a mole, that's an outpatient sort of an operation. This was removing a cancer, removing a cancer takes more time."
- Gordon England
(Related: Time, Cancer, President)

"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)

"People don't want to pay 8 or 9 dollars to go see a problem that they have in their life, on screen. They pay to get away from that. That's why they watch soap operas."
- Omar Epps
(Related: Life, People, Want)

"One of the commitments that I personally have now is to a diverse approach to buying businesses, and the operation of those businesses."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Buying, Now)

"The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military requirements not directly related to these conflicts."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Afghanistan, Behavior, Iraq, Military)

"What the UN inspectors can do is demonstrate to the world, help the Iraqi government demonstrate to the world that the Iraqis are cooperatively disarming if that is in fact what the Iraqi government decides to do."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Government, Fact, Help, World)

"Our concept is not that America should operate alone or by itself in world affairs or in military affairs."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: America, Military, World)

"We are a country that has many friends, many allies, when we operate in the world, we operate with friends and allies that's been true for decades and if we wind up going to war in Iraq it will be true in Iraq."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: War, Country, Friends, Iraq, Will, Wind, World)

"They have involved co-operation between the Iraqi intelligence and al-Qaeda operatives on training and combined operations regarding bomb making and chemical and biological weapons."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Intelligence, Training, Weapons)

"With more than 1,300 sites of care, VA operates the largest integrated health care system in the county."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Health, Care)

"Many people see technology as the problem behind the so-called digital divide. Others see it as the solution. Technology is neither. It must operate in conjunction with business, economic, political and social system."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Technology, Business, People, Solution)

"I am encouraged by the news today that United States special operations personnel found, identified and killed the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the operational commander of the al-Qaeda led insurgency in Iraq. Al-Zarqawi was the public face of the insurgency."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Iraq, News, Public, states, Today, United)

"By jove, no wonder women don't love war nor understand it, nor can operate in it as a rule; it takes a man to suffer what other men have invented."
- Janet Flanner
(Related: Love, Men, War, Women, Man, Wonder)

"It has been suggested at various times that I should start an operation in the United Kingdom but - bearing in mind my age and medical history - I think this would be not a very sensible way to go forward."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Age, History, Medical, Mind, United)

"Opera is given so little attention in the national press."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Attention, Opera, Press)

"When I've seen my operas in Europe, they have always struck me as more American than when I hear them here. I can't tell you what that phenomenon is."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: American, Europe)

"The performances of my works in the last 10 years are probably equal to all the previous years put together. There are so many venues now and there is a completely new public for opera that's grown up outside of the traditional core opera public."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Now, Opera, Public, Years)

"Like any other composer of opera, I choose a subject not for polemical reasons, but because it contains vivid characters in highly charged dramatic situations."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Opera)

"If I felt that one of my operas did not come off I would certainly say so."
- Carlisle Floyd
"It seems to me opera is just as relevant as an expressive art as anything else."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Art, Opera)

"It's necessary to track characters all the way through an opera. If you're dealing with more than one or two characters, it's very easy to forget that the others have lives of their own that feed into the story."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Forget, Opera)

"This most dangerous enemy is the American counterpart of the British Fabian Socialist, who denies that he is a Socialist and operates behind a mask which he calls National Planning."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: American, Enemy, Planning)

"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)

"A government operates and acts differently than a company. So all we want to do is get some transparency here and then determine if the deal should go forward."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Government, Company, Want)

"The cynical part of the answer is that I expect to see a good deal more space opera, set far enough in the future as to be disconnected from contemporary issues."
- John M. Ford
(Related: Future, Opera, Space)

"Now, when I started my theater, the modus operandi was having the actors stare right into the audience."
- Richard Foreman
(Related: Actors, Now, Right, Theater)

"For future exploration, when we have the objective of going to the Moon, it is important to have several possibilities to go there, and within this framework of cooperation to have our own access to orbit around the Moon."
- Alain Fournier
(Related: Cooperation, Exploration, Future, Moon, Possibilities)

"In the main the Academy helped to frame only laws of an economic or social nature, since owing to the development of the totalitarian regime it became more and more impossible to cooperate in other spheres."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Nature, Development, Laws)

"I'd hate this to get out but I really like opera."
- Ford Frick
(Related: Hate, Opera)

"The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that's why it's so essential to preserving individual freedom."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: People, Freedom)

"Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment, you think if I can go through such pain and that level of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything. It can be quite scary, you can't function your brain, forget your vocabulary."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Mother, Being, Empowerment, Feeling, Forget, Pain, Sleep, Vocabulary)

"This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Peace, Truth, Management, Cooperation, Legislation, Water)

"The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Earth)

"We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Earth, Fate)

"Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Ability, Nations)

"The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it. Thus it follows from the self-forgetfulness of language that its real being consists in what is said in it."
- Hans-Georg Gadamer
(Related: Being, Language, Living, Self)

"The United Nations has long sought the ability to raise revenues in this manner as a means of reducing its reliance on American and other member nations' dues to sustain the UN's operations."
- Frank Gaffney
(Related: Ability, American, Nations, United)

"I would be surprised to see the White House scaling back on anything. That would be an admission they are operating from a position of weakness."
- Rich Galen
(Related: Weakness)

"Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Money, Control, Curriculum, Public, Schools, Teachers)

"If we would have had the 262 at our disposal - even with all the delays - if we could have had in '44, ah, let's say three hundred operational, that day we could have stopped the American daytime bombing offensive, that's for sure."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: American, Day)

"We have built a total of about 1250 of this aircraft, but only fifty were allowed to be used as fighters - as interceptors. And out of this fifty, there were never more than 25 operational. So we had only a very, very few."
- Adolf Galland
"We had at our disposal the first operational jet, which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest American and English fighters. This was a unique situation."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: American, English, First)

"If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Duty)

"Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Cooperation, Duty, Evil)

"If you have to be in a soap opera try not to get the worst role."
- Judy Garland
(Related: Opera)

"If you need to take a step back from day-to-day operations and plot out the long-term direction of your user experience strategy, consultants can give you a perspective you can't get on your own."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Experience, Strategy, Day, Direction, Perspective)

"I would just like to say that opera is no longer about fat people in breastplates shattering wine glasses."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: People, Opera, Wine)

"I performed in Sydney some years ago for the Sydney Festival and I am just so pleased to be returning to the wonderful Sydney Opera House and also performing in Melbourne for the first time."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Time, First, Opera, Years)

"As far as I was concerned the important thing was that the music was getting the attention as well as me so it was always a great way to get more of the public to connect with classical music, and opera particularly."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Music, Attention, Opera, Public)

"To tell you the truth, I never listen to opera at home."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Home, Truth, Opera)

"One of the problems that we face through the media attention that these artists receive is that there has been an awful lot of talk about opera and classical music being elite and being for an elitist group."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Music, Artists, Attention, Being, Media, Opera, Problems, Talk)

"Opera is credible drama now, and it costs less than going to a football match. What have you got to lose?"
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Drama, Football, Now, Opera)

"It's rather naive, apart from being ethically objectionable, to assume that our investigators travel around the country with bags of money trying to bribe witnesses to lie on the witness stand. We just don't operate that way."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Money, Travel, Lie, Being, Country, Trying)

"I fought back, got injured again and I had to have another operation. I got down and depressed and I think I was drinking more than I should. Well, I know I was."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Drinking)

"Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction. One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing, in each individual life making itself."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Life, Direction, Future)

"The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Business, Technology, Efficiency, First, Inefficiency, Will)

"United States and Coalition forces will remain in Iraq and will operate under American command as part of a multinational force authorized by the United Nations."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: American, Force, Iraq, Nations, states, United, Will)

"There's no doubt that the squad needs strengthening if we are to get back up among the top three because they are operating on another level to us at the moment."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Doubt, Needs)

"Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations."
- David Gerrold
(Related: Nature, Laws, Understanding)

"When my opera Plump Jack was performed in 1989, my first piano teacher sent me something that I'd composed when I was four. I remember I played it, and it still sounded like me. I'm the same composer I was then."
- Gordon Getty
(Related: First, Opera)

"Nationalized industries are notorious for their inability to operate at a profit."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Profit)

"The change began in Somalia, where we discovered that we were involved in an operation where there was no peace, so there was no more a peacekeeping operation because there was no peace."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Change, Peace)

"Rwanda was considered a second-class operation; because it was a small country, we had been able to maintain a kind of status quo. They were negotiating, they'd accepted the new peace project, so we were under the impression that everything would be solved easily."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Peace, Impression, Country, Project)

"Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts."
- William Gibson
(Related: Being, Children, Nation)

"It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information."
- William Gibson
(Related: Information)

"I think we were just coming out and being ourselves, instead of operating within boundaries that other people had created. We decided to do away with those boundaries."
- Michael Giles
(Related: People, Being)

"Spending on programs such as national defense and funding the operating budgets of all federal agencies represent only 39 percent of our yearly budget, an all-time low."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Budgets, Defense)

"Everything understood by the term co-operation is in some sense an evil."
- William Godwin
(Related: Evil, Sense)

"Make men wise, and by that very operation you make them free. Civil liberty follows as a consequence of this; no usurped power can stand against the artillery of opinion."
- William Godwin
(Related: Men, Power, Liberty, Opinion)

"Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire."
- William Godwin
(Related: Perseverance, Desire, Influence)

"Uh, I just had an operation last March which was rather serious and I'm recuperating now. I'm on a very bland diet. But, uh, I'm lucky, I was just lucky, that's all."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Diet, March, Now)

"The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: People, Company, Crime, Profit)

"I have fully cooperated with the investigation and before the grand jury, and I'm quite confident at the end of the day that we'll know what facts are in this particular case."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Day, End, Facts, Investigation, Jury)

"Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: War, Humanity, Invention, Labor)

"And it is because a series of elements in Spanish life which operate today the same way as they did in the times of Blanco White made obvious my relationship with him, based on a similarity in Spain's condition."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Life, Obvious, Spain, Today)

"I went in for an operation to remove a brain tumor."
- Lou Gramm
"Some may claim that is it unscientific to speak of the operations of nature as miracles. But the point of the title lies in the paradox of finding so many wonderful things subservient to the rule of law."
- Elisha Gray
(Related: Nature, Law, Lies, May, Miracles, Paradox)

"The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may, in fact, be the very worst training for a world where only the corporate and the cooperative will matter."
- John Grierson
(Related: Corporate, Fact, May, Sensibility, Training, Will, World)

"Consciousness after death demonstrates the possibility of consciousness operating independently of the body."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Possibility, Body, Consciousness)

"If the world operates as one big market, every employee will compete with every person anywhere in the world who is capable of doing the same job. There are lots of them and many of them are hungry."
- Andy Grove
(Related: Job, Will, World)

"When this space walk will be completed, then the arm will be fully operational and ready for the next activity that will be pretty much the testing, the first flight testing of the space station arm."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: First, Pretty, Space, Testing, Will)

"The essence of a role-playing game is that it is a group, cooperative experience."
- Gary Gygax
(Related: Experience)

"We citizens don't need to know every detail of every military operation in this new kind of war. Nor should the media tell us and hence our enemy."
- David Hackworth
(Related: War, Detail, Enemy, Media, Military)

"I don't think an opera house is ever a place that can make you entirely happy."
- Bernard Haitink
(Related: Opera)

"Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Attention, May)

"I have four kids; three girls and a boy. The oldest girl is 13, and has her own social life now, so there's a bit of begrudging cooperation there. It's tough."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Life, Cooperation, Girls, Kids, Now)

"Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light."
- Henry S. Haskins
(Related: Experience, Attitude, Light)

"And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence. This happened one day after my attorneys had left a message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Day, Mail, Questions, Voice)

"There is no doubt that this government and this country are benefiting from the reforms that we brought in the 1980s, and that couldn't have been done without the co-operation of the trade union movement."
- Bob Hawke
(Related: Government, Country, Doubt, Trade)

"As we are all aware, Special Operations Forces, SOF, are playing an increasingly essential role as we continue to fight and, more importantly, win the war on terror."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: War, Fight, Terror)

"Wars will remain while human nature remains. I believe in my soul in cooperation, in arbitration; but the soldier's occupation we cannot say is gone until human nature is gone."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Nature, Soul, Cooperation, Human nature, Occupation, Will)

"Poetry operates by hints and dark suggestions. It is full of secrets and hidden formulae, like a witch's brew."
- Anthony Hecht
(Related: Poetry, Secrets)

"One of the first essentials is a policy of unreserved political cooperation with all the nations of the world."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Policy, Cooperation, First, Nations, World)

"If you don't operate it as a business, you aren't going to be around very long."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Business)

"I hope it will be set in California. In a way, I made a mistake, because a New Jersey policeman can't operate that way in New York. But in California, he can move between different counties."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Mistake, Hope, Will)

"The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Future, Investment, Learning, Now, Testing, Understanding, Want)

"So too, in forming a constitution, or in enacting rules of procedure, or making canons, the people do not merely passively assent, but actively cooperate. They have, in all these matters, the same authority as the clergy."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: People, Authority, Constitution, Rules)

"It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Education, Growth, Boats, Cooperation, Jobs)

"As far as we were concerned, we were operators, we were administrators. I don't ever recall going to Dean Acheson and asking for any counsel or advice on administration, but I had the greatest respect for him, as I have today."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Advice, Respect, Today)

"I would like to say that no man ever was given finer cooperation than that given me by President Truman."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Cooperation, Man, President)

"Peace enforcement is a much more difficult kind of operation than peacekeeping."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Peace)

"My opinion on who's wrong or who's right has nothing to do with the fact that we have to bring together people who are against each other, to transform antagonism into cooperation."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: People, Cooperation, Fact, Nothing, Opinion, Right, Wrong)

"I started in this business on soap operas."
- Lauren Holly
(Related: Business)

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

"I was guilty of judging capitalism by its operations and socialism by its hopes and aspirations; capitalism by its works and socialism by its literature."
- Sidney Hook
(Related: Aspirations, Capitalism, Literature, Socialism)

"Ministers regularly meet soldiers that have returned from operational tours to hear about their experiences, including those who have recovered from their injuries."
- Geoff Hoon
(Related: Soldiers)

"The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Friendship, Truth, Now)

"Unfortunately, you know, working in a spirit of cooperation and respect requires someone else to reach back, and I don't think that's happened and it's been disappointing because the debate in our country has become so rancorous."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Cooperation, Country, Debate, Respect, Spirit)

"Within minutes of the attack, your Department of Public Safety mobilized its Operations Center, headed by a national expert on weapons of mass destruction."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Destruction, Public, Safety, Weapons)

"Television has certain imperatives that CNN had the luxury of ignoring for a long period of time. CNN could take the position that the news would be the star, because in most of the programming day, they were the only all-news operation on the air."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Time, Day, Luxury, News, Programming, Television)

"The month of January, we were number one. Now, this is something we're proud of, because we recognize we're up against a formidable operation there at CNN."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Now)

"Geraldo has been in Lebanon. He has done some excellent reporting out of there, and of course, we now know by virtue of the president's speech on Tuesday night that the terrorist organizations that operate in that area are now on the list."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Virtue, Night, Now, President, Speech)

"Nothing matures a military force quicker than actual military operations."
- Duncan Hunter
(Related: Force, Military, Nothing)

"The great problem there is we have to have the cooperation of those other Asian countries."
- Samuel P. Huntington
(Related: Cooperation, Countries)

"This is the marketplace of political ideas. This is how America operates. It's a free market. It's free-wheeling. From the outside, it looks unpredictable. There's a circus-like free market."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Ideas, America)

"I was hit many times in various parts of the body, including my right leg, and thank God I am recovering. I was also severely wounded in my left leg. Iraqi and French doctors will conduct an operation shortly and, God willing, I will recover."
- Uday Hussein
(Related: God, Body, Doctors, Right, Will)

"Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat."
- Julian Huxley
(Related: God, Beginning, Smile)

"In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Business, People, End)

"I think that by October the whole company has to migrate to OpenOffice, and then I think it's by June next year we all migrate to Linux - you don't want to migrate 6,000 people both operating system and office suite in a single jump."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: People, Company, June, Linux, October, Office, Want)

"He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Imagination, Heart, Senses)

"The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Equality, Wisdom, Man, Taxation)

"German and English firms operate internationally, while French firms do not. The only place where they all have work is in China. Anybody can sell himself in China!"
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Work, English)

"If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door."
- William James
(Related: God, Grace)

"The more worrying feature of the new global corporate structures is their capacity to devastate national labour markets by transferring their operations to cheaper locations overseas."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: Corporate)

"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Experience, Government, Power, Time, Tyranny)

"The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands."
- Maria Jeritza
(Related: Acting, Lies, Opera, Singing)

"Prayer is commitment. We don't merely co-operate with God with certain things held back within. We, the total person, co-operate. This means that co-operation equals committment."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: God, Commitment, Prayer)

"If the Holy Spirit can take over the subconscious with our consent and cooperation, then we have almighty Power working at the basis of our lives, then we can do anything we ought to do, go anywhere we ought to go, and be anything we ought to be."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Power, Cooperation, Spirit)

"Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: Prayer is co-operation with God. It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us - an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Work, God, Creation, Exercise, Intentions, Mind, Prayer)

"As for the music business itself, the key things have not changed that much. It operates like any business and money still keeps things moving."
- Tom Jones
(Related: Business, Money, Music, Key)

"Co-operation between governments still plays an important role and will remain indispensable."
- Lionel Jospin
(Related: Will)

"We are very serious about imposing weapons restrictions on the PFLP and other Palestinian groups operating from their camps in Lebanon."
- Walid Jumblatt
(Related: Weapons)

"If I have any advice to give to the Syrian president it is to cooperate for the sake of the investigation or for the sake of uncovering the truth."
- Walid Jumblatt
(Related: Truth, Advice, Investigation, President)

"To realize peace on the Korean peninsula, and to develop exchange, cooperation between both Koreas, they are the, you know, immediate target of our government."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Government, Peace, Cooperation)

"I knew how many MPs I had assigned to the brigade, how many military prison operations I would be running, but we needed to evaluate how many criminal prison operations we could support."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Evaluate, Military, Prison, Running, Support)

"Shortly after we arrived in Baghdad, we had another conversation with the ambassador. He said that he wanted us to give him the timeline, because we had 90 days to get these prisons operational and transfer responsibility back to the Iraqis."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Conversation, Responsibility)

"The war was declared over - the end of major combat operations - in May 2003. Release procedures got under way immediately; reducing the population from 8,000 to just over 300, of course, requires fewer military police soldiers."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: War, End, May, Military, Police, Population, Soldiers)

"There was a military police brigade with over 3,400 soldiers getting ready to go home because their mission - prisoner-of-war operations - was finished."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Home, Military, Mission, Police, Soldiers)

"Now when I came to go up to operations, I went down to this patient's room and got down on my knees at the foot of the bed and earnestly asked the Lord to help us and to help me."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: Bed, Help, Now)

"I am committed to strengthening our agricultural economy by protecting the unique interests of small and medium size family farms so that they can continue to operate."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Family, Economy)

"It is not good enough for things to be planned - they still have to be done; for the intention to become a reality, energy has to be launched into operation."
- Walt Kelly
(Related: Energy, Intention, Reality)

"This is the way federal land management should work. Cooperation, not confrontation, should be the hallmark of conservation efforts."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Work, Management, Conservation, Cooperation, Land)

"Whenever you're sitting across from some important person, always picture him sitting there in a suit of long red underwear. That's the way I always operated in business."
- Joseph P. Kennedy
(Related: Business)

"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'm a woman, a mother, a daughter, a sister. I'm a real person operating in the world. For me to discuss the most private thing feels wrong. It feels like I'm betraying myself and my children."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Mother, Sister, Daughter, Children, Woman, World, Wrong)

"Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization some how releases or frees you to operate more effectively."
- Larry King
(Related: Life, Control, Confusion, Order)

"I think there has been a lack of full cooperation from too many people in the Muslim community."
- Peter King
(Related: People, Muslim, Community, Cooperation)

"On behalf of the federal government, I wish now publicly to appeal to the provinces to lend their co-operation in furthering our country's war effort by effecting at as early a date as may be possible this much needed restriction."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, Government, Country, Effort, May, Now)

"He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Evil)

"Harvard is first and foremost a university and not a consulting operation, and our job here is to teach and to research and to create knowledge on Asia in conjunction and in cooperation with scholars as well as with political, intellectual, and cultural leaders in Asia."
- William Kirby
(Related: Knowledge, Consulting, Cooperation, First, Job, Leaders, Research, University)

"It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Leader, Responsibility)

"As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: People, Basketball, Coaches, Fans, Students, Years)

"Our political machine, composed of thirteen independent sovereignties, have been perpetually operating against each other and against the federal head ever since the peace."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Peace, Machine)

"Germany's fate is decided first and foremost in Europe. Reconciliation and cooperation in Europe have brought us freedom, peace and prosperity. Who would have dared to believe so much 50 years ago?"
- Horst Koehler
(Related: Peace, Cooperation, Europe, Fate, First, Freedom, Germany, Prosperity, Years)

"To me, the appeal of opera lies in the fact that a myriad of singers and instruments, each possessed of different qualities of voice and sound, against the backdrop of a grand stage and beautiful costumes, come together in one complete and impressive drama."
- Junichiro Koizumi
(Related: Drama, Fact, Lies, Opera, Sound, Voice)

"Each building has to be beautiful, but cheap and fast, but it lasts forever. That is already an incredible battery of seemingly contradictory demands. So yes, I'm definitely perhaps contradictory person, but I operate in very contradictory times."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Building)

"More humane societies are usually smaller, like the Scandinavian countries and Holland, where it is much easier to reach consensus and cooperation."
- David Korten
(Related: Cooperation, Countries)

"If I had undertaken the practical direction of military operations, and anything went amiss, I feared that my conscience would torture me, as guilty of the fall of my country, as I had not been familiar with military tactics."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Conscience, Country, Direction, Military)

"My wife volunteered her services as Red Cross nurse, insisting upon being sent to the front, in order to be as near me as could be, but it developed later that no nurse was allowed to go farther than the large troop hospitals far in the rear of the actual operations."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Wife, Being, Hospitals, Order)

"The U.N. Population Fund has a maternal health program in some Cameroon hospitals, but it doesn't operate in this region. It's difficult to expand, because President Bush has cut funding."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Health, Hospitals, Population, President)

"It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Peace, Christmas, Famous, Football, Night, Opera, Play, Trying)

"We welcome, we welcome this good cooperation between Russia and NATO."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Cooperation, Russia)

"Soap opera wouldn't be my first choice, but at this point in my life, I would consider a soap. It would allow me to act and still do other things with my life."
- Joe Lando
(Related: Life, Act, Choice, First, Opera)

"It is very kind of you to consider the possibility of my working in Pasadena, an idea which certainly is attractive, especially since it would hold out the prospect of your cooperation or advice."
- Karl Landsteiner
(Related: Idea, Possibility, Advice, Cooperation)

"No writer of a portion of the Bible was perfect. It was the direct and miraculous operation of the Holy Spirit that what they wrote is without mistake."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Mistake, Bible, Spirit, Writer)

"My favorite type of music to sing would be between R and B and opera."
- Stefano Langone
(Related: Music, Favorite, Opera)

"The best thanks we could offer those who went before and raised the Irish working class from their knees was to press forward with determination and enthusiasm towards the ultimate goal of their efforts, a Co-operative Commonwealth for Ireland."
- James Larkin
(Related: Determination, Enthusiasm, Goal, Class, Ireland, Irish, Press)

"We are looking for targets that have a tremendous strategic fit for the company. The colleges must have complementary education programs, have an excellent reputation, long operating history and solid regulatory compliance."
- John Larson
(Related: Education, History, Company, Reputation)

"In Germany air became generally accepted Berlin in this area. It operated with 45 airplanes within the Low Cost range from Germany, and is one the most successful carriers in Europe."
- Niki Lauda
(Related: Successful, Airplanes, Europe, Germany)

"In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn't sing. It's an intellectual play."
- Jerome Lawrence
(Related: Opera, Play, Wind)

"Learning how to operate a soul figures to take time."
- Timothy Leary
(Related: Time, Soul, Learning)

"The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Computers, Work, People, Cooperation, Information, Meaning)

"He thinks he can use the jail for networking to be somebody. In that way, he's always operating."
- John Leguizamo
"Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Change, Kindness, Today, World)

"The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war. Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular."
- Jay Leno
(Related: War, Name, Popular)

"By the time Apple's Macintosh operating system finally falls into the public domain, there will be no machine that could possibly run it. The term of copyright for software is effectively unlimited."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Time, Machine, Public, Software, Will)

"The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent."
- Sam Levenson
"I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact."
- Claude Levi-Strauss
(Related: Men, Being, Fact, Myths)

"They had me on the operating table all day. They looked into my stomach, my gall bladder, they examined everything inside of me. Know what they decided? I need glasses."
- Joe E. Lewis
(Related: Day)

"I also urge the Obama administration - both on its own and in cooperation with other responsible governments around the world - to use all legal means necessary to shut down WikiLeaks before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables. WikiLeaks' activities represent a shared threat to collective international security."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Legal, Cooperation, Security, World)

"At a time when U.S. jobs are heading overseas at a record pace, and amidst increased sanctions on our manufacturers and producers from other countries, it's imperative that we do all we can to provide our businesses a climate to operate successfully."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Time, Climate, Countries, Jobs)

"Of this they drank half a pint every day, and sometimes more or less, as it operated, by way of gentle physic. Two others had each two oranges and one lemon given them every day. These they ate with greediness, at different times, upon an empty stomach."
- James Lind
(Related: Day)

"In fact, things are moving along rather well in Iraq. Nothing is perfect, of course, and freedom is messy work. The cooperation of the three major interests in Iraq has been remarkable."
- John Linder
(Related: Work, Cooperation, Fact, Freedom, Iraq, Nothing, Remarkable)

"We must focus much more on developing countries' own policies and priorities, and increase policy and operational coherence between national, regional and multilateral actors."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Policy, Actors, Countries, Focus, Priorities)

"I was on a soap opera before that for three years, where I was the nicest guy on earth."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Earth, Opera, Years)

"I hope that we can continue this cooperation on other critical issues related to America's future technological competitiveness. We must work together to encourage the creative talents that have made our country the world leader in technology."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Technology, Work, Leader, Hope, America, Cooperation, Country, Future, World)

"The series of photographic operations, developing, washing, final drying, takes about quarter of an hour."
- Gabriel Lippmann
"I conclude that the Wagnerian operas which are already in the repertoire, and other masterworks as well, stand in no further need of my services."
- Franz Liszt
"There's a preoccupation with memory and the operation of memory and a rather rapacious interest in history."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: History, Interest, Memory)

"I've always been fascinated by the operation of memory - the way in which it is not linear but fragmented, and its ambivalence."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: Memory)

"The other part of our proposal that gets the 'dittoheads' upset is our suggestion that the commercial radio station owners either play by the rules or pay. In other words, if they don't want to be subject to local criticism of how they are meeting their license obligations, they should pay to support public broadcasters who will operate on behalf of the local community."
- Mark Lloyd
(Related: Community, Criticism, Meeting, Play, Public, Rules, Support, Want, Will, Words)

"Whatever life may really be, it is to us an abstraction: for the word is a generalised term to signify that which is common to all animals and plants, and which is not directly operative in the inorganic world."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Life, Animals, May, Plants, Word, World)

"I was only operating at about 80% of my capacity."
- Jonah Lomu
"So, I lived at the Beijing Opera, I ate there, I learned a craft. And the money we made went into the company."
- John Lone
(Related: Money, Company, Opera)

"Even the Beatles lived their lives as a soap opera."
- Chris Lowe
(Related: Opera)

"The world's people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice and cooperation."
- Tran Duc Luong
(Related: Peace, People, Cooperation, Justice, Stability, World)

"Often I pretended to a cameraman to know less than I did. That way I got more cooperation."
- Ida Lupino
(Related: Cooperation)

"The more commercial work that is happening, the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights, the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Drama, Production)

"I just love the hours of the theatre, I love the way it operates. I always say that when you're doing a play it's like getting a shot of B12, and when you do television for a long series you need a shot of B12."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Love, Play, Television, Theatre)

"It started with the Godfather, this operatic violence. I don't know."
- William H. Macy
(Related: Violence)

"A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States."
- James Madison
(Related: Happiness, Liberty, states, United)

"An operetta is simply a small and gay opera."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Gay, Opera)

"If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist."
- Norman Mailer
"A problem was the lack of cooperation of the Afghan community itself. The women, though living in Iran, were under cover and not willing to participate in the film, and none of the ethnic groups were willing to work together or be together."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Work, Women, Community, Cooperation, Film, Living)

"I was the first movie star to plunge into night-time soap opera."
- Dorothy Malone
(Related: First, Night, Opera)

"Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement - they offer not drama but thrills."
- David Mamet
(Related: Amusement, Carnival, Drama)

"On the contrary, history generally confirms that the more conscious and the better you are organized in vanguard organizations, the more constructively you operate in the mass organizations of the working class."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: History, Class)

"Music conveys moods and images. Even in opera, where plots deal with the structure of destiny, it's music, not words, that provides power."
- Marcel Marceau
(Related: Music, Power, Destiny, Moods, Opera, Words)

"No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Business, Ability, Cooperation, Question, Succeed, Today)

"Mozart has written opera, symphony, sacred and chamber music - not to mention his piano and violin concerti."
- Neville Marriner
(Related: Music, Opera)

"You know as I started as a shy young conductor, I always wanted to cooperate. To build up the musicians. To help them to be better than without a conductor. And sometimes young talented musicians have to be encouraged."
- Kurt Masur
(Related: Help, Musicians)

"It's very much like opera singers. They do the same thing. The first thing in the morning and the last thing at night, the thing they think about is their voice and how to take care of it."
- Johnny Mathis
(Related: Care, First, Night, Opera, Voice)

"We supported the contras. We're not against all opposition to government, or all paramilitary operations."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Government, Opposition)

"All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations between physical laws and laws of numbers, so that the aim of exact science is to reduce the problems of nature to the determination of quantities by operations with numbers."
- James C. Maxwell
(Related: Nature, Science, Determination, Laws, Numbers, Problems)

"When you've got eight or nine or ten cables running around with someone trying to operate them, it's too much."
- Peter Mayhew
(Related: Running, Trying)

"Architecture is involved with the world, but at the same time it has a certain autonomy. This autonomy cannot be explained in terms of traditional logic because the most interesting parts of the work are non-verbal. They operate within the terms of the work, like any art."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: Architecture, Art, Time, Work, Logic, World)

"If operating in a network environment, do not place public domain or shareware programs in a common file-server directory that could be accessible to any other PC on the network."
- John McAfee
(Related: Environment, Network, Public)

"In my home State of Texas, the Port of Houston operates as the United States' top port for foreign tonnage and our second largest for total tonnage, so I know how important this bill is for the protection of the American people."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Home, People, American, Houston, Protection, State, states, United)

"Over the past year, several cases of human rights abuses, specifically sexual exploitation and abuse, by individuals involved in U.N. peacekeeping operations have raised the suspicions of many Members of Congress and members of the International Relations Committee."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Abuse, Committee, Congress, Exploitation, Rights, Human rights, Past)

"And understand that scarce spectrum is used today for example for cell phone operators, they have to pay for the airwaves they use, for their services."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Example, Today)

"If the administration wants cooperation, it will have to begin to move in our direction."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Cooperation, Direction, Will)

"I live again the days and evenings of my long career. I dream at night of operas and concerts in which I have had my share of success. Now like the old Irish minstrel, I have hung up my harp because my songs are all sung."
- John McCormack
(Related: Success, Dream, Career, Irish, Night, Now, Old, Songs)

"I'm the computer operator for Operation Rescue National."
- Norma McCorvey
(Related: Computer)

"I looked at a fetal development chart at the Operation Rescue Office in Dallas. I had a lot of emotions stirring up inside of me. That's when I decided that it was wrong in any stage of pregnancy."
- Norma McCorvey
(Related: Development, Emotions, Office, Pregnancy, Wrong)

"Seriously though, my father was the first African American to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: Home, Music, Time, Father, African, American, First, Jazz, Opera)

"Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Action, Appetite, Enjoyment, Expression, Will, World)

"When an aggressor force continually launches attacks from a particular base of operations, it is sound military strategy to take the flight to the enemy."
- Timothy McVeigh
(Related: Strategy, Enemy, Force, Military, Sound)

"Having two bathrooms ruined the capacity to co-operate."
- Margaret Mead
"The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself."
- Nellie Melba
(Related: First, Opera)

"This is not a rock opera. This is not Tommy. I can write songs that emote, and that's it."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Opera, Songs)

"De Niro was a hero of mine. And Sean Penn. But I've realized I can't operate at that level of intensity. That's okay for movies. On TV, when you live with horror day in and day out, you have to protect yourself."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Movies, Day, Horror)

"Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Baseball, English, Opera)

"The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Music, Opera)

"Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Man, Mind, Ocean)

"All I know is that I operate by going out to each of them and trying to learn the territory in which they operate. My language to each of them has to suit their brain."
- Sam Mendes
(Related: Language, Trying)

"Any subject is good for opera if the composer feels it so intently he must sing it out."
- Gian Carlo Menotti
(Related: Opera)

"We're a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules. It's unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme, my dear ."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Opera, Rules)

"We are three countries that emerged from the former Yugoslavia - countries that are now in transition and must cooperate with each other, because our economies depend on each other."
- Stjepan Mesic
(Related: Countries, Now)

"If their were more Franklin operations it could help the cause much more than right wing activity."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: Cause, Help, Right)

"Under the Obama administration, TSA has been operating without an administrator for a year and a half. After the president's first two choices failed to meet expectations, a new administrator, John Pistole, was finally approved on Friday. Unfortunately, it will be the fifth administrator in eight years."
- John Mica
(Related: Choices, Expectations, First, President, Will, Years)

"TSA serves as the operator, administrator and regulator for the nation's transportation security. But in fact, the TSA bureaucracy does all it can to thwart any conversion to a system with more private-sector operations and strong federal oversight and standards. This agency cannot, and should not, do it all."
- John Mica
(Related: Bureaucracy, Fact, Nation, Security)

"I am truly independently owned and operated."
- Bret Michaels
"Exhortations to obstruct the operations of Government in detail, should; Exhortations to resist all."
- James Mill
(Related: Government, Detail)

"You can't have virtue without sin. What I'm after is having my characters' virtues defined by how they operate in a very sinful environment. That's how you test people."
- Frank Miller
(Related: People, Virtue, Environment, Sin)

"No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe."
- Henry Miller
(Related: War, Work, Failure, Earth, Leaders, Man, Talk, Universe, Will)

"Any type of operating system that I wanted to be able to hack, I basically compromised the source code, copied it over to the university because I didn't have enough space on my 200 megabyte hard drive."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Space, University)

"We have problems with our physical security, operational security through to management."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Management, Problems, Security)

"I am so tired of being told by Democratic operatives to "suck it up" because so many other profound issues are at stake."
- David Mixner
(Related: Being)

"You listen to Handel operas, right? And there are a thousand of them, right? And they all sound alike. If I look back on my work, maybe it's the same thing."
- Isaac Mizrahi
(Related: Work, Right, Sound)

"Ulcerative colitis can be cured by the operation, but you cannot cure Crohn's disease."
- Mary Ann Mobley
(Related: Cure, Disease)

"Commitment and co-operation to overcome barriers and difficulties, and determination to achieve the standards of the EU as well as NATO membership, are and have always been the principal target."
- Alfred Moisiu
(Related: Determination, Commitment, Difficulties)

"Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive."
- Moliere
(Related: Man, Opera)

"The center will be fully operational in two years' time, but probably in the middle of the year we will have a temporary laboratory of 4,000 square feet."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Time, Feet, Will, Years)

"We have confirmed something we only knew in theory, namely that revolution, in which uncontrolled and uncontrollable forces operate imperiously, is blind and destructive, grandiose and cruel."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Blind, Revolution, Theory)

"I don't limit my taste. There's some jazz that I like and there's some opera. I've been listening to what was essentially country music, but it crossed over to rock."
- Rick Moranis
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Jazz, Listening, Opera, Taste)

"Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it."
- Hannah More
(Related: Opera, Punishment, Sin)

"It is my strong hope that an environment will be created in which both of our countries can cooperate for the realization of a world without nuclear weapons."
- Yoshiro Mori
(Related: Hope, Countries, Environment, Weapons, Will, World)

"We're all in the same room, so I want people to be involved with one another, but again you can't decide exactly to what extent that operates. It varies all the time and it depends on the show, it depends on the audience, it depends on everything."
- Mark Morris
(Related: Time, People, Want)

"The Halifax area has long played a major role in Canada's military operations, being the port of departure for convoys, naval task forces and army units over the past 100 years or so."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Army, Being, Canada, Departure, Military, Past, Years)

"I would hate to see operations in the Congo held hostage to Sierra Leone but I really think that's the way it's got to be. At one point we've got to decide to get it right and we've got to be professional."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Hate, Right)

"One of the most wonderful memories in my life was when I sang at the Opera House in Sydney. I will never forget that. It is one of the most beautiful Houses I have ever sung in my life."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Life, Forget, Houses, Memories, Opera, Will)

"I own and operate a ferocious ego."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Ego)

"The cooperation of the two retina in one field of vision, whatever is its cause, must rather be the source of all the ideas to which single or double vision may give rise."
- Johannes P. Muller
(Related: Ideas, Vision, Cause, Cooperation, May)

"No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude."
- Rupert Murdoch
(Related: Travel, Attitude, English, Language)

"Yes, if I had it my way I would do all the shots myself - I used to do that when I was just a cameraman, an operator - but there's no way; you can't do that anymore."
- Dennis Muren
"Normally our season is seven weeks in the Drama Theatre and four weeks in the Opera Theater."
- Graeme Murphy
(Related: Drama, Opera, Theater, Theatre)

"Where there is a will there is a way. And this must be the way not of compulsion but of cooperation... No government and no plan can succeed without it."
- Lionel K. Murphy
(Related: Government, Cooperation, Succeed, Will)

"We must safely secure our border by investing in more law enforcement and technology, and receiving cooperation from the Mexican government."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Government, Technology, Cooperation, Law)

"Let us work toward greater cooperation with all Caribbean Countries, whether we speak English, Dutch, French or Spanish, whether we are independent or not, and whether we be island or continental territories."
- Said Musa
(Related: Work, Cooperation, Countries, English)

"We can hope that men will understand that the interest of all are the same, that hope lies in cooperation. We can then perhaps keep PEACE."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Men, Peace, Hope, Cooperation, Interest, Lies, Will)

"And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: People, American, Commitment, Cooperation, Defense, Enemy, Patience, Play, Vigilance)

"I am looking at it from the point of view of a harried user, which I am, and I believe that I am much more like the typical non-technical harried user than I am like the people who smoothly operate everything."
- Ted Nelson
(Related: People)

"Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies?"
- Chester W. Nimitz
(Related: Failure, Consequences, Succeed)

"Jesus Christ is our supreme commander, but He operates only through His word, which is unquestionably a training manual. However, He has many interpreters, and few people see the Bible as a true training manual."
- Gary North
(Related: People, Bible, Christ, Training, Word)

"What's near and dear to my heart is cooperative conservation."
- Gale Norton
(Related: Heart, Conservation)

"I think that our cooperative conservation approaches get people to sit down and grapple with problem solving."
- Gale Norton
(Related: People, Conservation)

"Through the evolutionary process, those who are able to engage in social cooperation of various sorts do better in survival and reproduction."
- Robert Nozick
(Related: Survival, Cooperation)

"Certainly the emphasis I place in this chapter on coordination of behavior and cooperation to mutual benefit is something that ought to be very congenial to people in the libertarian tradition."
- Robert Nozick
(Related: People, Behavior, Cooperation, Tradition)

"I've never had any feeling of disconnection between the classical theater, or the contemporary theater, or musical theater, or the thing that we call opera."
- Trevor Nunn
(Related: Feeling, Opera, Theater)

"Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Intelligence, War, Actions, Cooperation, Planning, Police, Sharing, Succeed, Terror)

"Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military."
- Barack Obama
(Related: War, Afghanistan, Iraq, Military, Preparation, Stability, Terrorism)

"I only use my sick days for hang-overs and soap opera weddings."
- Kate O'Brien
(Related: Opera, Weddings)

"The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location."
- Flannery O'Connor
(Related: Time, Eternity, Writer)

"Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Business, Men, Women, Advertising, Opera, Words)

"I really wanted to be an opera soprano."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Opera)

"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)

"The powers, aspirations, and mission of man are such as to raise the study of his origin and nature, inevitably and by the very necessity of the case, from the mere physiological to the psychological stage of scientific operations."
- Richard Owen
(Related: Nature, Aspirations, Man, Mission, Necessity, Study)

"The risk from terrorism remains acute and the private market cannot continue to operate without a government backstop."
- Michael Oxley
(Related: Government, Risk, Terrorism)

"New terms used like, 'overseas contingency operation' instead of the word 'war' - that reflects a worldview that is out of touch with the enemy that we face. We can't spin our way out of this threat."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Enemy, Word)

"Assange is not a 'journalist' any more than the 'editor' of al-Qaeda's new English-language magazine 'Inspire' is a 'journalist.' He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Blood, English)

"That's what noir feels like to me. It feels like some kind of recurring dream, with very strong archetypes operating. You know, the guilty girl being pursued, falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: Dreams, Time, Being)

"It is precisely because neither individuals nor small groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation is necessary to human survival and flourishing."
- Tom G. Palmer
(Related: Survival, Cooperation, Self)

"Praise and criticism seem to me to operate exactly on the same level. If you get a great review, it's really thrilling for about ten minutes. If you get a bad review, it's really crushing for ten minutes. Either way, you go on."
- Ann Patchett
(Related: Criticism, Praise)

"I think that's what I really liked about Narc: My character has a real operatic range in a way that older movies used to have."
- Jason Patric
(Related: Movies, Character)

"Opera is one of the most important art forms. It should be listened to and appreciated by everyone."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Art, Opera)

"Opera is a beautiful and important diversion for me."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Opera)

"It is so important for people at a young age to be invited to embrace classical music and opera."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Age, Music, People, Opera)

"In opera, as with any performing art, to be in great demand and to command high fees you must be good of course, but you must also be famous. The two are different things."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Art, Famous, Opera)

"I want to reach as many people as possible with the message of music, of wonderful opera."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Music, People, Opera, Want)

"Above all, I am an opera singer. This is how people will remember me."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: People, Opera, Will)

"It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Change, Peace, Mistake, People, Cooperation, Ideals, World)

"We must keep on trying to solve problems, one by one, stage by stage, if not on the basis of confidence and cooperation, at least on that of mutual toleration and self-interest."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Confidence, Cooperation, Problems, Self, Trying)

"We are ready to engage in international co-operation against terrorism with a view to safeguarding national interests and regional security and stability."
- Li Peng
(Related: Security, Stability, Terrorism)

"When President Jiang Zemin visited India in 1996, the two sides decided that they would jointly build a constructive partnership of cooperation oriented towards the 21st century."
- Li Peng
(Related: Cooperation, Partnership, President)

"At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation."
- Li Peng
(Related: Friendship, Trust, Beginning, Cooperation, Countries, Understanding)

"The keystone of successful business is cooperation. Friction retards progress."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Business, Successful, Progress, Cooperation)

"Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Leadership, Trust, Quality, Confidence, Cooperation, Honor, Satisfaction, Service, Worth)

"No operational commander should have to assign a soldier a task that could be done as well by a computer, a remote sensor, or an unmanned airplane."
- Richard Perle
(Related: Computer)

"Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation - not cynicism and combat."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Education, Cooperation, Cynicism, Democrats, Property, Public, Republicans, Taxes)

"Seeing how those companies operate, it didn't amount to a massive vote of confidence in their artists. There was talk of me going to Columbia after that, but nothing happened. I got disillusioned, and I pulled back."
- Madeleine Peyroux
(Related: Artists, Confidence, Nothing, Talk, Vote)

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

"The current lack of a national standard for operators of medical imaging and radiation therapy equipment poses a hazard to American patients and jeopardizes quality health care."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Health, Medical, Quality, American, Care, Therapy)

"I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical intelligence which I intend to allow to operate."
- Harold Pinter
(Related: Intelligence)

"The first thing to make clear is that scientists, freely making their own choice of problems and pursuing them in the light of their own personal judgment, are in fact co-operating as members of a closely knit organization."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Choice, Fact, First, Judgment, Light, Problems, Scientists)

"The passion for office among members of Congress is very great, if not absolutely disreputable, and greatly embarrasses the operations of the Government. They create offices by their own votes and then seek to fill them themselves."
- James K. Polk
(Related: Government, Congress, Office, Passion)

"There's a fundamental distinction between strategy and operational effectiveness."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Strategy)

"Companies operating in urban communities have a tremendous ripple effect."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Effect)

"I like soap opera acting. If it's done really well, there's nothing better. It's old school. It's like what those melodramas in the '30s and '40s were like."
- Parker Posey
(Related: Acting, Nothing, Old, Opera, School)

"The Internet works because a lot of people cooperate to do things together."
- Jon Postel
(Related: People, Internet)

"I also administer the Internet Assigned Names Authority, which is the central coordinator for the Internet address space, domain names and Internet protocol conventions essential to the use and operation of the Internet."
- Jon Postel
(Related: Authority, Internet, Names, Space)

"Because Tom Doherty and people like that are not stupid. If they could have streamlined their operation more to get more money out of it, they would have done it. It's not like they're a bunch of idiots."
- Jerry Pournelle
(Related: Money, People, Idiots)

"Opera happens because a large number of things amazingly fail to go wrong."
- Terry Prachett
(Related: Opera, Wrong)

"Moreover, resolving the mother of all problems - the Israeli-Palestinian question - requires cooperation between Europe and the U.S."
- Romano Prodi
(Related: Mother, Cooperation, Europe, Problems, Question)

"I am doing better now though one of my legs is shorter than the other due to the operations."
- David Prowse
(Related: Now)

"There was no difference between the behavior of a god and the operations of pure chance."
- Thomas Pynchon
(Related: God, Behavior, Chance, Difference)

"In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Fact, May, Network)

"Lawyers (are) operators of the toll bridge across which anyone in search of justice has to pass."
- Jane Bryant Quinn
(Related: Justice, Lawyers)

"Israel's willingness to cooperate closely with the U.S. in protecting American interests in the region altered her image in the eyes of many officials in Washington."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: American, Eyes, Israel, Washington)

"Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone, and has to join the global journey toward peace, reconciliation and international cooperation."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, People, Cooperation, Israel, Journey)

"We used to listen to all the marvelous operas on records. Music was a very important part of our lives."
- Charlotte Rae
(Related: Music)

"What's very important is that we build a space that matters in the world, one that operates according to democratic rules, and that small and large countries enjoy a good relationship."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Countries, Rules, Space, World)

"Our intelligence community needs better coordination of operations and exchange of information, and that's why we need an overall director of national intelligence and a national counterterrorism center."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Information, Needs)

"A hundred years ago, of course, the question that the German Composers' Co-operative asked itself sounded a lot more fundamental: How do you create a fair share for those who ensure that works can actually be performed at all?"
- Johannes Rau
(Related: Composers, Question, Years)

"Thompson and Ritchie were among the first to realize that hardware and compiler technology had become good enough that an entire operating system could be written in C, and by 1978 the whole environment had been successfully ported to several machines of different types."
- Eric S. Raymond
(Related: Technology, Environment, First, Hardware, Machines)

"In some of the countries where we operate, there is a tradition of corruption, in which the political elites work with business in the framework of unsavory relationships."
- Lee R. Raymond
(Related: Business, Work, Corruption, Countries, Relationships, Tradition)

"You are not content with the vast millions of tribute we pay you annually under the operation of our revenue law, our navigation laws, your fishing bounties, and by making your people our manufacturers, our merchants, our shippers."
- John H. Reagan
(Related: People, Content, Fishing, Law, Laws, Navigation, Tribute)

"There is something very basic to the sense of listening. The sense of hearing is the only one that operates totally from vibrations, without other physical or chemical reactions to receive the sensations."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Hearing, Listening, Sensations, Sense)

"I went from elementary school to proper training, operatic training, and I went on to the Motown University and learned a lot of things from some wonderful people."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: People, School, Training, University)

"While port security remains one of our single greatest vulnerabilities, it makes little sense to give operational control of our ports to a foreign nation without first doing proper investigations."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Control, First, Nation, Security, Sense)

"Most of these experiments required the reduction of the cosmic ray muon flux in order to be successful, and the group necessarily became expert in the operation of deep underground laboratories."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Successful, Deep, Order)

"It was not the president's responsibility to run a law enforcement operation. It was ours."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Law, President, Responsibility)

"It is common for rural hospitals and nursing homes to operate as a single unit in order to take advantage of savings related to cost-sharing of some services and staff."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Hospitals, Order)

"We gained his operational capabilities and he gained our marketing skills."
- Mercer Reynolds
(Related: Marketing)

"In comparing therefore the value of the same commodity, at different periods of time, the consideration of the comparative skill and intensity of labour, required for that particular commodity, needs scarcely to be attended to, as it operates equally at both periods."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Time, Consideration, Needs, Skill, Value)

"Now, al Qaeda's on the run. Afghanistan is no longer a base of operations. The Afghan government is a friendly government that is trying to bring democracy to its people."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Government, People, Afghanistan, Democracy, Now, Trying)

"UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity."
- Dennis Ritchie
(Related: Genius, Simplicity, Unix)

"Within NATO, our Defence Capabilities Initiative has identified the essential capabilities all Allies must have for modern operations, and Allies are working to meet those requirements."
- Lord Robertson
"NATO and the EU have also agreed on permanent arrangements on consultation and cooperation between themselves."
- Lord Robertson
(Related: Cooperation)

"I had a soap opera, and my next job was working with Kyle McLachlan on The Invisible Man."
- Elisabeth Rohm
(Related: Job, Man, Opera)

"The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions."
- Erwin Rommel
(Related: Adoption, Battle, Compromise, Future, Will)

"Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Competition, Cooperation, Today)

"You can't operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing."
- Steve Ross
(Related: Fear, Company, Criticism, Nothing)

"One can't judge Wagner's opera Lohengrin after a first hearing, and I certainly don't intend to hear it a second time."
- Gioachino Rossini
(Related: Time, First, Hearing, Opera)

"Think ahead. Don't let day-to-day operations drive out planning."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Day, Planning)

"Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Experience, Force, Intellect, Passion, Skill)

"The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Cooperation, Mankind, Will)

"With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Agriculture, Being, Machine, Madness, Mankind, Misery, Now)

"Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Art, Cooperation, Ethics)

"Following the rise of the Labour Party it seemed reasonable, in 1927, to expect, or at least hope, that co-operation for the common good might gradually replace the competitiveness of capitalism."
- Dora Russell
(Related: Hope, Capitalism, Party)

"The holy spirit means the invisible power of Jehovah, holy because he is holy. This power of Jehovah operated upon the minds of honest men who loved and who were devoted to righteousness, directing them in the writing of the Bible."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Men, Power, Bible, Righteousness, Spirit, Writing)

"I was most impressed with the professionalism of our soldiers stationed there, and I am now more confident than ever that that the operations at Guantanamo are being conducted in a humane and necessary manner."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Being, Now, Soldiers)

"I don't know why a computer game can't be an art form just as a puppet show or an opera is. I'm still interested in computer games as something I would like to work on someday."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Art, Work, Computer, Games, Opera)

"Our relations with brothers in Gulf Cooperation council are good and developing, either bilateral relations or with the G.C.C itself, also we have good brotherly and solid ties with Saudi Arabia."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Brothers, Cooperation)

"French Yemeni relations are strong and good, they are relations depending on friendship and cooperation; my relationship with the president Chiraq are old and real."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Friendship, Cooperation, Old, President)

"Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples."
- Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Belief, Cooperation, Philosophy, Understanding)

"The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation."
- George Santayana
(Related: Body, Mind, Reward)

"Linguistics will have to recognise laws operating universally in language, and in a strictly rational manner, separating general phenomena from those restricted to one branch of languages or another."
- Ferdinand de Saussure
(Related: Language, Laws, Will)

"In Illinois, community, migrant, homeless and public housing health centers operate 268 primary care sites and serve close to 1 million patients every year."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Health, Care, Community, Public)

"Nevertheless, I do know that we are part of a danger zone, we have military operations in Afghanistan and we're training the Iraqi police force. The terrorists also have us in their sights."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Afghanistan, Danger, Force, Military, Police, Training, Zone)

"And now when we hear that Iran and Iraq plan to cooperate more closely and that a fundamentalist is coming to power in Tehran - a man about whom we cannot be sure that he is absolutely averse to terrorism - it is very worrisome."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Power, Iraq, Man, Now, Terrorism)

"A common currency imposes on us a duty to cooperate more on policy."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Policy, Duty)

"That was more or less coincidental in the sense that my parents wanted me to come back to New York because that's the center of musical activity still to this day, more or less, and so I auditioned for the Metropolitan Opera."
- Gunther Schuller
(Related: Day, Opera, Parents, Sense)

"To restore the trust of the people, we must reform the way the government operates."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Government, Trust, People, Reform)

"He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man."
- Norman Schwarzkopf
(Related: Man, Military)

"We can constitutionally extirpate slavery at this time. But if we fail to do this, then unless we intend hereafter to violate the Constitution, we shall have a fugitive slave law in operation whenever the war is over."
- Jay Alan Sekulow
(Related: War, Time, Constitution, Law, Slavery)

"Money has to be put in the way a club feels it should. If you put money in a new ballpark, that helps to generate revenue so you can spend more money. It should be spent to make the club's operations the best. That will help in the end, and it will mean enhanced payroll."
- Bud Selig
(Related: Money, End, Help, Will)

"One of the cries from the people was, don't forget us. They have a long road ahead of them. Operation Blessing has found those little fishing towns. They will not be getting what other towns are getting from the government."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Government, People, Fishing, Forget, Road, Will)

"Whenever possible, I operate outside the system."
- Andres Serrano
"One of the workshop participants had shown me a single 8 X 10 photograph of a power plant where he actually was the general manager of this power cooperative. It was quite magical to me."
- John Sexton
(Related: Power, Manager)

"Watching Italian opera, all those male sopranos screeching, stupid fat couples rolling their eyes about. That's not love, it's just rubbish."
- Peter Shaffer
(Related: Love, Eyes, Opera)

"Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Life, Alcohol)

"I'd better be on the road, or I'll be going nuts. I'm not the kind of guy who sits around with a pipe and slippers watching soap operas."
- Tommy Shaw
(Related: Road)

"The ability to get ahead in an organization is simply another talent, like the ability to play chess, paint pictures, do coronary bypass operations or pick pockets."
- Robert Shea
(Related: Talent, Ability, Chess, Play)

"The first truth for special operations is that quality is more important than quantity."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Quality, Truth, First, Quantity)

"The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate."
- William Shenstone
(Related: Intelligence, Time, Friendship, Letters)

"You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: History, Talent, Ability, Being, Fame, Glory)

"Penn State in 1955 became the first university to be issued a federal license to operate a nuclear reactor, which it continues to use for studies in the peaceful uses of atomic energy and the training of nuclear industry personnel."
- Don Sherwood
(Related: Energy, First, State, Training, University)

"We will talk about cooperation to destroy the disease as soon as we can."
- Thaksin Shinawatra
(Related: Cooperation, Disease, Talk, Will)

"Even in today's opera world, the position of the black tenor is problematic."
- Bobby Short
(Related: Opera, Today, World)

"Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Wisdom, Peace, Cooperation, Goodwill, Leaders, Sincerity, Stability, Understanding)

"Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light."
- Beverly Sills
(Related: Glory, Light, Sense, Sun, World)

"The intellectually sophisticated person is indifferent to all genuine individuality, because relationships and reactions result from it which cannot be exhausted with logical operations."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Individuality, Relationships, Result)

"I was in the Air Force and was a boom operator (in-flight refueling). I got my comedy start in the Air Force."
- Sinbad
(Related: Comedy, Force)

"I believe that nationalism is a very strong force, but there are other forces operating; there are tendencies pushing towards a larger picture, especially in Europe, I think; but I still think nationalism is real."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Europe, Force, Nationalism)

"But I learned first-hand how the news media operates by watching how they interpreted, changed, and misrepresented my intentions."
- Joey Skaggs
(Related: First, Intentions, Media, News)

"In the three years since our nation began operations in Iraq, more than 2,500 Americans have been killed and more than 18,000 Americans have been seriously wounded."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: Americans, Iraq, Nation, Years)

"The number of attacks on the American and allied forces is at the highest level since the insurgency began despite the increase of America combat operations and the introduction of some 40 new Iraq security forces and battalions."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: America, American, Iraq, Security)

"We were building a - what I thought was a fantastic company. We had great people. We were changing - we were changing the way the marketplace operated. We were creating a market for natural gas and electricity that had never existed before."
- Jeffrey Skilling
(Related: Thought, People, Building, Company, Electricity)

"No movement finding itself in this stage of struggle can operate by getting authority from the leading body of the political organs for even minor action that is taken and we don't even know in the case of the actions which have publicize whether they are in fact our people."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: People, Action, Actions, Authority, Body, Fact, Leading, Struggle)

"It is not by augmenting the capital of the country, but by rendering a greater part of that capital active and productive than would otherwise be so, that the most judicious operations of banking can increase the industry of the country."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Country)

"Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Language)

"In today's world, it is no longer unimaginable to think that business can operate - and even thrive - in an environmentally-friendly manner."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: Business, Today, World)

"As Mark Weiner puts it, whether you gain 50 pounds or lose 50 pounds, whether you have a sex change operation for that matter, that it doesn't matter, that there is some part of ourselves that we cannot escape."
- Todd Solondz
(Related: Change, Sex, Gain)

"Grand opera is the most powerful of stage appeals and that almost entirely through the beauty of music."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Beauty, Music, Opera)

"My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being."
- Wole Soyinka
(Related: Music, Being, Humanity, Listening, Nothing, Opera, Painting, Poems, Reading, Struggle, Writers)

"Government is operated by deeply embedded, hopelessly entangled bureaus where nothing is accomplished because the function of the bureau is to intercept every living idea and smother it."
- Gerry Spence
(Related: Government, Idea, Living, Nothing)

"There is no proletarian, not even a Communist movement, that has not operated in the interests of money, and for the time being permitted by money - and that without the idealists among its leaders having the slightest suspicion of the fact."
- Oswald Spengler
(Related: Money, Time, Being, Fact, Leaders, Suspicion)

"Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Nature, Necessity, Nothing, Universe)

"I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren't hiring opera singers."
- Jo Stafford
(Related: Work, Economics, Hiring, Opera, School, Singing, Training, Years)

"There would be no idling in a co-operative workshop. Each workman, being an employer, has a spur to his own industry, and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the industry of his fellow workmen."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Being, Reason)

"The employee is regarded by the employer merely in the light of his value as an operative. His productive capacity alone is taken into account."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Light, Value)

"Money is the great tool through whose means labor and skill become universally co-operative."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Money, Labor, Skill)

"The employer class is less indispensable in the modern organization of industries because the laboring men themselves possess sufficient intelligence to organize into co-operative relation and enjoy the entire benefits of their own labor."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Intelligence, Men, Benefits, Class, Labor)

"The great advantage to labor arising out of co-operative effort has been apparent to me for many years."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Effort, Labor, Years)

"Labor can and will become its own employer through co-operative association."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Labor, Will)

"In a very alert and bright state of society people learn co-operation by themselves, but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise, such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Society, People, State, Will)

"A man's sentiments are generally just and right, while it is second selfish thought which makes him trim and adopt some other view. The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates, as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Women, Thought, Man, Right, Righteousness, Sentiment)

"Each co-operative institution will become a school of business in which each member will acquire a knowledge of the laws of trade and commerce."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Business, Knowledge, Commerce, Laws, School, Trade, Will)

"Each individual member of a co-operative society works with that interest which is inseparable from the new position he enjoys. Each has an interest in the other."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Society, Interest)

"I have always been fully persuaded that, through co-operation, labor could become its own employer."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Labor)

"When something like that happens, people want to try to find some dirt and make it more of a soap opera. But I think we both walked away with the door still open, if we want to do something together again. So yeah, I would call it a friendly break-up."
- Scott Stapp
(Related: People, Open, Opera, Want)

"In my view the structure of the whole atom was that of an individual, with all its parts interconnected, and the emission of a spectral line appeared to me to be the result of the coherence and co-operation of several electric quanta."
- Johannes Stark
(Related: Result)

"The main part of the Hyde bill is to withhold U.S. contributions to the regular assessed budget of the U.N. unless they make real and substantial reforms in the way they operate."
- Cliff Stearns
"We are the biggest donor to the United Nations, contributing 22 percent of the regular operating budget and nearly 27 percent of the peacekeeping budget."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Nations, United)

"Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera."
- James Stephens
(Related: Listening, Opera, Sleep)

"It is the fate of operating systems to become free."
- Neal Stephenson
(Related: Fate)

"I have always made my own rules, in poetry as in life - though I have tried of late to cooperate more with my family. I do, however, believe that without order or pattern poetry is useless."
- Anne Stevenson
(Related: Life, Poetry, Family, Order, Rules)

"There are a hell of a lot of jobs that are scarier than live comedy. Like standing in the operating room when a guy's heart stops, and you're the one who has to fix it!"
- Jon Stewart
(Related: Heart, Comedy, Hell, Jobs)

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

"The essence of a government health care system - for people who have never lived under it and don't know - is waiting, waiting, waiting. You wait for everything. You wait for years for operations that are routine in America."
- Mark Steyn
(Related: Government, Health, People, America, Care, Routine, Waiting, Years)

"In television you go in with this operating system that it is a crapshoot."
- David Ogden Stiers
(Related: Television)

"The delicate and intricate pattern of competition and cooperation in the economic behavior of the hundreds of thousands of citizens of Stockholm offers a challenge to the economist that is perhaps as complex as the challenges of the physicist and the chemist."
- George Stigler
(Related: Behavior, Challenge, Competition, Cooperation)

"Well we had nine top forensic pathologists from across the country, who operated as a panel, who looked at all the ballistic evidence and they came out saying that those bullets did exactly what the Warren Commission said they did."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: Country, Saying)

"Obviously I've spent most of my working life with men and they have this way of operating which seems a bit alien to me."
- Janet Street-Porter
(Related: Life, Men)

"We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities."
- Barbra Streisand
(Related: Family, Arrogance, Elderly, Exercise, Fraud, Presidency, President, Republican)

"The concept of active cooperation has taken the place of opposition to the new form of government and of dreamy resignation entranced with the beauty of times past."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Beauty, Government, Cooperation, Opposition, Past, Resignation)

"To contrast national solidarity and international cooperation as two opposites seems foolish to me."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Contrast, Cooperation, Opposites, Solidarity)

"Voices were heard from the United States of America which made it clear that America wanted a peaceful and united Europe as a basis for mutual cooperation."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: America, Cooperation, Europe, states, United)

"Here we encounter two conflicting concepts with which we must come to grips in our time: the idea of national solidarity and the idea of international cooperation."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Idea, Cooperation, Solidarity)

"It is to be feared that those who emigrate to New South Wales, generally anticipate too great facility in their future operations and certainty of success in conducting them; but they should recollect that competency cannot be obtained without labour."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: Success, Certainty, Competency, Future)

"The Defense Department's plan to ban newspaper reporters from pool coverage of military operations is incredible. It reveals the administration to be out of touch with journalism, reality and the First Amendment."
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
(Related: Defense, First, Journalism, Military, Reality)

"We mostly feel fearful because we feel powerless. We feel powerless, I contend, because of a style of thinking that splits information in two poles that makes us lose all the operative information we need to solve the problem."
- Patricia Sun
(Related: Information, Style, Thinking)

"Poetic talent doesn't operate in a vacuum. There is a spirit of Polish poetry."
- Wislawa Szymborska
(Related: Poetry, Talent, Spirit)

"Our focus continues to be on having the Saints in Louisiana... We're trying to develop what we would regard as a new model for the Saints to operate in a rebuilt Louisiana."
- Paul Tagliabue
(Related: Focus, Saints, Trying)

"You want to have stability in the commercial aspect of your operation."
- Andy Taylor
(Related: Stability, Want)

"The weird thing about this business - and I'm sure this operates in many other things, but it's very present and acute in this business - is that a lot of people don't realize that they have power. Particularly actors."
- Lili Taylor
(Related: Business, Power, People, Actors, Present)

"I'm not going to spend two years on a film or four years on an opera if I don't feel like I can put my own self into it. That doesn't mean it has to be about myself."
- Julie Taymor
(Related: Film, Opera, Self, Years)

"I think every singer should be able to jump in for a singer who has been sick, for instance, and learn an opera in two days. I know people who can do it."
- Bryn Terfel
(Related: People, Opera)

"People think top singers are overpaid, but opera houses have a top fee, which is a good thing. Of course concerts are different- everyone wants to make as much money as possible."
- Bryn Terfel
(Related: Money, People, Houses, Opera)

"I know of no serious proposals that would change the way Social Security operates for today's seniors."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Change, Security, Today)

"Even military ministers have no more than a certain amount of control. It is customary that they have the right and the power to participate, from a political and military point of view, in the planning of actual operations."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Power, Control, Military, Planning, Right)

"However, even during the preparations for action, we laid our plans in such a manner that should there be progress through diplomatic negotiation, we would be well prepared to cancel operations at the latest moment that communication technology would have permitted."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Technology, Progress, Action, Communication, Negotiation)

"Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: Evil)

"In my opinion MS is a lot better at making money than it is at making good operating systems."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: Money, Opinion)

"I cannot go to the Opera, because I have forsworn all expense which does not end in pleasing me."
- Charles Townshend
(Related: End, Opera)

"What theatre started to look at much earlier than any other form was the internal operations of ordinary people, sometimes using mythic models in order to tell the story."
- Pete Townshend
(Related: People, Order, Theatre)

"It ain't the picture and it ain't the camera - it's the operator."
- Simon Travaglia
"On December 18, 1940, Hitler signed Directive Number 21, better known as Operation Barbarossa."
- Leopold Trepper
(Related: December)

"How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice."
- Lee Trevino
"When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere."
- Calvin Trillin
(Related: Food, Policy, Kitchen, Preparation, Saying, Visit)

"That is to say, nature's laws are causal; they reveal themselves by comparison and difference, and they operate at every multivariate space/time point."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Nature, Difference, Laws)

"Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: War, Army)

"Of all those in the army close to the commander none is more intimate than the secret agent; of all rewards none more liberal than those given to secret agents; of all matters none is more confidential than those relating to secret operations."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Army, Liberal)

"The art of Peace I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods, and I cooperate with them all. The God of Peace is very great and enjoins all that is divine and enlightened in every land."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Art, Peace, God, Gods, Land, Practice, World)

"That was my way, and I also use the music after five years, I started hearing opera, opera, it was very good instrument to keep the spirit very strong because you feel like you are yourself singing opera, and I used to hear a lot of opera, they send me tapes."
- Mordechai Vanunu
(Related: Music, Hearing, Opera, Singing, Spirit, Years)

"This was a dairy cow, and dairy cows have IDs on them. The ID was traced back to the farm in Washington. It's a dairy farm. And that farm now has been quarantined, and the owners have been very cooperative in doing that."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Cows, Now, Washington)

"Well, our position, and our chairman has talked about this extensively, is that we had a lot of intelligence prior to 9/11. We knew that two al Qaeda operatives who ultimately participated in the 9/11 disaster were in the United States. We didn't find them."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Intelligence, Disaster, states, United)

"Were there contacts over time between Iraq and al-Qaeda? Yes, there were efforts made to communicate. We found no evidence of collaboration in any effort to mount any kind of operation against the United States' interests."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Time, Collaboration, Effort, Iraq, states, United)

"The European Borders Agency in Warsaw has been created to help border forces in Europe cooperate more."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Europe, Help)

"Operation Northern Star with Canada has made significant progress in battling meth from the north, and we are engaged in numerous training opportunities in Mexico to help curb the problem from the south."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Progress, Canada, Help, Training)

"I think operating systems work best if they're free and open. Particular applications are more likely to be proprietary."
- Larry Wall
(Related: Work, Open)

"Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Nature, Poetry, Character, Comedy, Imitation, Rules, Tragedy)

"That was one of the great successes of removing Saddam Hussein, as we took Iraq out of the picture of having a sovereign nation from which the terrorists could operate. But this war has not gone perfectly."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: War, Iraq, Nation)

"The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become."
- William Arthur Ward
"The extraordinary exertions of the colonies, in cooperation with British measures, against the French, in the late war, were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more than adequate to their ability."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: War, Ability, Cooperation, Parliament)

"The British were indeed very far superior to the Americans in every respect necessary to military operations, except the revivified courage and resolution, the result of sudden success after despair."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Success, Courage, Americans, Despair, Military, Resolution, Respect, Result)

"By the Declaration of Independence, dreaded by the foes an for a time doubtfully viewed by many of the friends of America, everything stood on a new and more respectable footing, both with regard to the operations of war or negotiations with foreign powers."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Time, War, America, Friends, Independence)

"Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it."
- George Washington
(Related: First, Force, Will)

"I enjoy listening to opera at home, occasionally, but I would much rather see it than just listen to it."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Home, Listening, Opera)

"Able Danger was a top-secret military planning operation, established in '99 by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to identify cells of al-Qaida worldwide and to take out al Qaida terrorists. They identified five cells worldwide, one of them in Brooklyn."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Danger, Military, Planning)

"We are now after 7 months operation making money here."
- Henry Wells
(Related: Money, Months, Now)

"Take opera for example - to go to the opera you have to dress up in a tuxedo and pay lots of money."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Money, Dress, Example, Opera)

"As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom, I understand both the gravity of giving the order, and the challenge of carrying it out."
- Allen West
(Related: Army, Challenge, Freedom, Giving, Gravity, Order)

"Life is for the living. I was a little scared before surgery 'cause of the release you sign that says there's always a very small percent chance that you'll die during the operation."
- Billy West
(Related: Life, Chance, Living)

"I also wanted Parker to operate in the Internet age without losing being Parker. He's always operated in the world without really being with the world, and cyberspace means that the rest of us are more and more living the same way."
- Donald E. Westlake
(Related: Age, Being, Internet, Living, Losing, Rest, World)

"It became very clear that Hanoi was in effect strategically running the Viet Cong operation."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Effect, Running)

"I received orders from Congress to proceed to Charleston in South Carolina, for the purpose of Co'operating with General Lincoln in the defense of that Capitol."
- Abraham Whipple
(Related: Purpose, Congress, Defense)

"As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost, such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues, they are long since ceased."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Miracles)

"Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Civilization, Thinking)

"Talk about national interests: When we went in with Operation Iraqi Freedom, some of our allies, Turkey, for example, would not let us through. How much trouble did that cause us, because we were not able to go into Iraq through Turkey?"
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Cause, Example, Freedom, Iraq, Talk, Trouble, Turkey)

"The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us."
- John Williams
(Related: Competition, Cooperation, Countries, Metaphor, World)

"Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Time)

"Blacks have traditionally had to operate in a situation where whites have set themselves up as the custodians of the black experience."
- August Wilson
(Related: Experience)

"That co-operation and peace rather than industrial strife and strikes will best promote the prosperity of the employees the company and all of the people and even strengthen the nation."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Peace, People, Company, Employees, Nation, Prosperity, Will)

"The only sound approach to collective bargaining is to work out an agreement that clarifies the rights and responsibilities of the parties, establishes principles and operates to the advantage of all concerned."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Work, Agreement, Rights, Principles, Sound)

"Our expanding Canadian operations are concrete evidence of General Motors confidence in Canada."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Canada, Confidence)

"I like being 35, I like having a bit of money to spend on music and useless gadgets. The net is providing new ways to communicate and cooperate that just didn't exist in the 80s."
- Malcolm Wilson
(Related: Money, Music, Being)

"I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Life, Excellence, Racism, Sexism)

"You have to edit the material. That assumes that some kind of a mind is operating in relation to the material. Not all minds are the same. Every aspect of filmmaking requires choice. The selection of the subject, the shooting, editing and length are all aspects of choice."
- Frederick Wiseman
(Related: Choice, Mind)

"The most important precedents deal with the whole idea of symbolic programming - the notion of setting up symbolic expressions that can represent anything one wants, and then having functions that operate on both their structure and content."
- Stephen Wolfram
(Related: Idea, Content, Precedents, Programming)

"The major studios don't differ very much from one another as they all operate under essentially the same principles and pressure."
- Douglas Wood
(Related: Pressure, Principles)

"Now, wages in the automobile industry are made up of two components, what we call base rates and the cost of living factor which is fed in by the operation of the escalator."
- Leonard Woodcock
(Related: Living, Now, Wages)

"Any suggestion that I'm writing about political operatives because I'm interested in political operatives misses the entire point."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Writing)

"Even now there is no evidence that anyone involved in the Nixon operation was going to threaten us."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Nixon, Now)

"Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness."
- Fred Woodworth
(Related: Government, Trust, Behavior, Evil, Helpfulness, Responsibility)

"I sang opera, I sang show tunes. I got into a rock band for a while. I've sung a lot of different things."
- Tom Wopat
(Related: Opera)

"I thought Microsoft did a lot of things that were good and right building parts of the browser into the operating system. Then I thought it out and came up with reasons why it was a monopoly."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Thought, Building, Right)

"It will appear evident upon attentive consideration that equality of intellectual and physical advantages is the only sure foundation of liberty, and that such equality may best, and perhaps only, be obtained by a union of interests and cooperation in labor."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Equality, Consideration, Cooperation, Labor, Liberty, May, Will)

"Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Government, Architecture, Chicago, Result, Will, World)

"Transnational, gigantic industrial companies no longer operate within political systems, but rather above them."
- Georg Henrik von Wright
"When the machine had been fastened with a wire to the track, so that it could not start until released by the operator, and the motor had been run to make sure that it was in condition, we tossed a coin to decide who should have the first trial. Wilbur won."
- Orville Wright
(Related: First, Machine)

"With twelve horse power at our command, we considered that we could permit the weight of the machine with operator to rise to 750 or 800 pounds, and still have as much surplus power as we had originally allowed for in the first estimate of 550 pounds."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Power, First, Machine, Weight)

"I'd really like to write a book about Timothy McVeigh, but it would only work if he cooperated."
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Related: Work)

"The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Men, Peace, Belief, Greatness, Ability, Beliefs, Cooperation, Dedication, Dignity, Humanity, Living, Symbol, Trade, World)

"I ride horseback - arthritic knees permitting - or listen to opera. Sometimes I cook. I used to do needlework, but it's hard on my hands now, so I only do it occasionally, but I like it. And, of course, I read."
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
(Related: Now, Opera)

"The attacks inside Israel are operations we carry out in response to Israeli crimes against our people."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: People, Israel)

"There are perhaps opportunities for greater political cooperation, at least more cooperation than exists now. But there can be no cooperation in the field because every situation is different."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Cooperation, Now)

"The Palestinian situation is different. We can have military cooperation with other factions in the Palestinian territories. But we cannot have this with Hizbullah in Lebanon."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Cooperation, Military)

"In the past there was a difference between the conditions in which Hizballah operated in Lebanon and the conditions of resistance operated in Palestine."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Difference, Palestine, Past)

"I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking. It is all like an opera."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: People, Dream, Opera, Wonder)

"Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Nature, Character, Climate, Difficulties, Europe)

"Under the Geneva Convention, for example, a POW is required only to provide name, rank, and serial number and cannot receive any benefits for cooperating."
- John Yoo
(Related: Benefits, Example, Name, Rank)

"Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties. Our only means for preventing future attacks, which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that allows for pre-emptive action."
- John Yoo
(Related: Action, Goal, Future, Information)

"When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays."
- Henny Youngman
"In how many lives does love really play a dominant part? The average taxpayer is no more capable of a 'grand passion' than of a grand opera."
- Israel Zangwill
(Related: Love, Opera, Passion, Play)

"They're getting me involved in intrigue again, and I think it follows a classic formula in a soap opera."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Formula, Opera)

"I think Linux is a great thing, because Linux is an alternative to Windows, and because, of all the operating systems that are at all relevant today, Unix is the best of a bad lot."
- Jamie Zawinski
(Related: Linux, Today, Unix, Windows)

"Why should someone have to retrain themselves to use a new application that does the same basic thing as the old application, just because something as trivial as the operating system changed out from under them?"
- Jamie Zawinski
(Related: Old)

"I have always believed that opera is a planet where the muses work together, join hands and celebrate all the arts."
- Franco Zeffirelli
(Related: Work, Opera)

"Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past."
- Khaleda Zia
(Related: Cooperation, Past, Perceptions)

"This is the operative statement. The others are inoperative."
- Ron Ziegler
"I started studying shyness in adults in 1972. Shyness operates at so many different levels. Out of that research came the Stanford shyness clinic in 1977."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Research, Shyness)

"It breaks even. We lose ten, twenty grand every year. But then the people who are working say, Look, I'll kick this back in, I don't need to take this profit share. It's very cooperative."
- John Zorn
(Related: People, Profit)

"Samurai culture did exist really, for hundreds of years and the notion of people trying to create some sort of a moral code, the idea that there existed certain behaviors that could be celebrated and that could be operative in a life."
- Edward Zwick
(Related: Life, People, Idea, Culture, Trying, Years)