Quotes and Sayings about Press



"I've wanted somehow to convey to you the sensations - the atmospheric pressure, you might say - of what it is to be seriously a long-term prisoner in an American prison."
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Related: American, Pressure, Prison, Sensations)

"Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: History, People, Idea)

"For the stage displays the first vigorous expression, as the natural thing and without conspicuous restraint, of private individuality."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Expression, First, Individuality, Restraint)

"Words will not be able to ever express how sorry I am for this, and I have profound regret and sorrow for the multitude of mistakes and harm I have caused."
- Jack Abramoff
(Related: Harm, Mistakes, Regret, Sorrow, Will, Words)

"I am really impressed by lawyers who write books and tell us that they never lost a case. Most lawyers who have never lost a case have not had enough hard cases. But there are very difficult cases out there."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Books, Lawyers)

"I mean the idea of this is that it's a good thing for the public to hear interviews like this and that there will be an inevitable amount of fewer interviews if people that the press talks to wind up thinking, well, it's not really a CBS correspondent."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: People, Idea, Press, Public, Thinking, Will, Wind)

"When I began we did not really have a lot of First Amendment law. It is really surprising to think of it this way, but a lot of the law - most of the law that relates to the First Amendment freedom of the press in America - is really within living memory."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: America, First, Freedom, Law, Living, Memory, Press)

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

"The biographies and autobiographies are on the whole more impressive than the fiction of the last two decades, but the freakish best sellers among them are least likely to withstand the test of time."
- Harold Acton
(Related: Time, Fiction)

"I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Success, Importance, Mission, Press)

"Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Government, Fear, Attitude, Press, Suspicion, Workers)

"I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!"
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Soul)

"Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Perception, Execution, Expression, Infinite, Photography, Variety)

"A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Being, Sense)

"I did movie star impressions as a kid in high school. Somehow they just got out of hand."
- Don Adams
(Related: School)

"In the past I have defended the right of the IRA to engage in armed struggle. I did so because there was no alternative for those who would not bend the knee, or turn a blind eye to oppression, or for those who wanted a national republic."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Blind, Eye, Oppression, Past, Right, Struggle)

"The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved. One can trust nobody and nothing."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Trust, Purpose, Lies, Nothing, Press)

"I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these terms mean, but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: Art, Politics, Literature)

"The most common trouble with advertising is that it tries too hard to impress people."
- James Randolph Adams
(Related: People, Advertising, Trouble)

"In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Women, Car)

"It's just that if you're not disruptive everything seems to be repeated endlessly - not so much the good things but the bland things - the ordinary things - the weaker things get repeated- the stronger things get suppressed and held down and hidden."
- Robert Adamson
"Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Action, Ethics, Expression)

"No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Legal, Authority, Oppression)

"My first impression when I made it through was 'Good, because I'm going to prove to you that I deserve to be here', because they told me that sometimes I lack confidence in my performance and sometimes I'm not as consistent as they'd like me to be."
- Naima Adedapo
(Related: Impression, Performance, Confidence, First)

"When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Life, Censorship, Fact, Military, Press, Right, Struggle)

"I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Care, Expression, Freedom, Interest, Journalism, Liberty, Speech)

"There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Talent, Pressure)

"To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Inferiority, Agitation, Being, Conquest, Feeling)

"Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Inferiority, Expression, Feeling)

"Work while you work, play while you play - this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Work, Play, Self)

"Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: People, Beliefs, Opinions, Vote)

"When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Idea, Performance, Actor, Expression, Trying)

"And I don't say that we didn't expect it, but we were pleasantly surprised to see the generosity of their foreign policy; and the generosity of their foreign policy at that moment was expressed through the Marshall Plan."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Policy, Foreign policy, Generosity)

"I was really glad to meet Jane Clark because it did give me an insight. I couldn't imagine what kind of woman she was. I was hugely impressed by her energy, straightforward nature and enthusiasm for life."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Life, Nature, Enthusiasm, Energy, Woman)

"My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Impression, Man)

"I hope each week I grow and impress you guys and make you happy."
- Lauren Alaina
(Related: Hope)

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

"The aim of our studies is to prove that color is the most relative means of artistic expression, that we never really perceive what color is physically."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Expression)

"The pressure of getting an order right is greater than sinking a putt."
- Amy Alcott
(Related: Order, Pressure, Right)

"It's not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It's a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I'm not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn't interest me."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Life, Impression, Interest, Trying)

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

"Using the device of an imaginary world allows me in some strange way to go to the central issues - it's one of many ways to express feelings about real people, about real human relationships."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: People, Feelings, Relationships, World)

"A telescope will magnify a star a thousand times, but a good press agent can do even better."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Press, Will)

"Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love."
- James Allen
(Related: Love, Expression, Harmony, Law, Spiritual)

"I'm going to be a great film star. That is, if booze and sex don't get me first."
- Jay Presson Allen
(Related: Sex, Film, First)

"'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Congress, Friends, Party, President, Pressure)

"I wish they'd shut the gates, and let us play ball with no press and no fans."
- Richie Allen
(Related: Fans, Play, Press)

"The Spirit is Love expressed towards man as redeeming love, and the Spirit is truth, and the Spirit is the Holy Spirit. Redemption is inconceivable without truth and holiness."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Love, Truth, Holiness, Man, Spirit)

"He was so depressed, he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Suicide)

"For some reason I am one of those people who act like they were born and raised during the Depression."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: People, Act, Depression, Reason)

"Pizza Express has been a real godsend for me. I've been working there for several years, six weeks a year. You can go to work every night and play. It's a nice little club. It's just about the right size for me, about 150 people."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Work, People, Night, Play, Right, Years)

"I do some concerts. At the moment, I'm being helped a lot by a gig I play in London, which is Pizza Express."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Being, London, Play)

"The Polar Express is about faith, and the power of imagination to sustain faith. It's also about the desire to reside in a world where magic can happen, the kind of world we all believed in as children, but one that disappears as we grow older."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Imagination, Power, Faith, Children, Desire, Magic, World)

"I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Life, Strength, Being, Cinema, Loneliness, Reality)

"Russians have a new freedom, but as long as they don't express that freedom on a public platform."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Freedom, Public)

"Fans tend to get too excited by streaks of either kind and I think the press does too. There should be a happy medium."
- Walt Alston
(Related: Fans, Press)

"The mystique associated with the bomb, the role that scientists played in it, and its general importance could not fail to impress even a six-year old."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Importance, Old, Scientists)

"In Iran the whole reform and democracy movement has been based on the emerging free press."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Democracy, Press, Reform)

"We in the press, by our power, can actually undermine leadership."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Leadership, Power, Press)

"An idea in man is first impressed upon him and afterwards expressed in things, but in God it is only expressed, not impressed, because it does not come from anywhere else."
- William Ames
(Related: God, Idea, First, Man)

"It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Man, Worth)

"We had so much press, and then they get bored... I think we've done well to keep going."
- Emma Anderson
(Related: Press)

"When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live."
- Greg Anderson
(Related: Dreams, Love, Goals, Completion, Deep, Meaning, Needs)

"I am inspired by many mediums and use them to express varied aspects of my philosophies and life observations."
- Judith Anderson
(Related: Life)

"I suppose I might insist on making issues of things. But that is not my nature, and I always bear in ming that my mission is to leave behind me the kind of impression that will make it easier for those who follow."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Nature, Impression, Mission, Will)

"It's great being blonde - with such low expectations it's easy to impress."
- Pamela Anderson
(Related: Being, Expectations)

"An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Father, Impression, EnglEurope)

"I don't look so closely at women's fashion, but from the 20th century on, people have had the freedom to express themselves and their individualities, and fashion is one of the most fundamental ways in which they do this, men and women are equally able to express themselves."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Men, Women, People, Fashion, Freedom)

"I knew I wasn't a baseball writer. I was scared to death. I really was afraid to talk to players, and I didn't want to go into the press box because I thought I was faking it."
- Roger Angell
(Related: Death, Thought, Baseball, Press, Talk, Want, Writer)

"You're damned if you're too thin and you're damned if you're too heavy. According to the press I've been both. Its impossible to satisfy everyone and I suggest we stop trying."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Press, Trying)

"I didn't feel the Depression at all. I always had a pocketful of money."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Money, Depression)

"I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness."
- Adam Ant
(Related: Life, Depression, Illness)

"I'm incredibly impressed by people who organize to achieve a goal, and believe that they can make a difference and then go ahead and do just that. I think it's incredible."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: People, Goal, Difference)

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

"I can certainly see how people are overcome by depression."
- Stuart Appleby
(Related: People, Depression)

"Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Government, Actions, Decisions, Democracy, Expression, Freedom, Participation, Popular)

"I've reached a point in life where it's no longer necessary to try to impress. If they like me the way I am, that's good. If they don't, that's too bad."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Life)

"Once you've established where you are, you go to the character and elaborate on expressions and action."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Action, Character)

"Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what is given by the senses."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Nothing, Senses, Words)

"To try and raise a budget for a film that is strictly for adults and both strong and graphic in content is not easy, especially when there is pressure to spend serious money on good special effects."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Money, Content, Film, Pressure)

"With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity."
- Francis Arinze
(Related: God, Soul, Christianity, Church, Difference, Errors, Humanity, Spiritual)

"Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular."
- Aristotle
(Related: History, Poetry)

"We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one."
- Aristotle
(Related: Soul, Body)

"A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold."
- Aristotle
(Related: Power, Gold, Sense)

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

"I'm always honored, but I think for every 100 of those that come along, one of them is actually going to happen. And, the fact that this was an offer on a major film that had a start date, was pretty impressive."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Fact, Film, Pretty)

"You can think you've made it and yet the next day's press will always be waiting for you, the public will always ask more of you. In short, you can always do better!"
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Day, Press, Public, Waiting, Will)

"I was an observer. I liked to listen rather than openly express myself. This trait is something that I've retained over the years."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Years)

"There are so many things to take into account - your ambition, your ego, the press, the consumers. You can never be sure that you'll be on top of the pile again."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Ambition, Ego, Press)

"I've written what and when I want to. It's been about expressing myself. But with the degree, I had to learn to do everything in a very specific, disciplined way. I am very disciplined, but this demanded a totally different kind of discipline. A real challenge."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Discipline, Challenge, Want)

"The values of Islam are expressed by Muslims clearly. September 11 changed the world, and put Muslims on the spotlight."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Values, Islam, World)

"Drinking intensifies all your pressures and your needs."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Drinking, Needs)

"Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Poetry, Saying)

"There's always been a lot of pressure and tension on the line. If 'Pi' didn't work out, I have no idea what my career would be. I don't think I would have gotten another shot at it. If 'Requiem for a Dream' didn't work out, they would have called me a 'one-hit wonder with a sophomore slump'."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Work, Idea, Dream, Career, Pressure, Tension, Wonder)

"Since in music we deal with notes, not words, with chords, with transitions, with color and expression, the musical meaning always based on those notes as written and nothing else - has to be divined."
- Claude Arrau
(Related: Music, Expression, Meaning, Nothing, Words)

"I... was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me. They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement. And I wasn't at all. It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Women, Pressure, Public)

"I've had much nastier things said about me in the British press than in the Bosnian press."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Press)

"My potential is more than can be expressed within the bounds of my race or ethnic identity."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Identity, Potential, Race)

"When I draw a character, very often as I'm doing a face, my face mirrors the expression."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Character, Expression)

"Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council, all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly disposition towards our government, and their conduct in every particular manifested the sincerity of their declarations."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Government, Sincerity)

"From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war."
- Margot Asquith
(Related: Men, War, Expression, Faces, Man)

"I mean there's enormous pressures to harmonize freedom of speech legislation and transparency legislation around the world - within the E.U., between China and the United States. Which way is it going to go? It's hard to see."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Freedom, Legislation, Speech, states, United, World)

"I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Desire, Feet)

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

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

"One of the great things about being recognized is that you receive this feedback from people. It is easy to see how sincere people are. It's nothing fake or jive. They're giving sincere appreciation. And it's not that easy to express."
- John Astin
(Related: People, Appreciation, Being, Giving, Nothing)

"If I couldn't broadcast baseball games, I think I would make a good impression on people."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: People, Impression, Baseball, Games)

"Hollywood wants press, any kind of press."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Hollywood, Press)

"I want to express myself in a different way. I have a performing inclination."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Want)

"They who are not induced to believe and live as they ought by those discoveries which God hath made in Scriptures would stand out against any evidence whatever, even that of a messenger sent express from the other world."
- Francis Atterbury
(Related: God, World)

"Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Impression, Character, First, Open)

"The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not 'Am I really that oppressed?' but 'Am I really that boring?'"
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Beginning, Nationalism)

"My fiction is reviewed by the mainstream press, by science fiction periodicals, romance magazines, small press publications and various other journals, including some usually devoted to archaeological and other science material."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Romance, Fiction, Press)

"One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.'"
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Computer)

"The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of a common underlying principle."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Nothing, Order)

"Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Death, Mind, Senses, Service)

"Nothing the desert produces expresses it better than the unhappy growth of the tree yuccas."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Growth, Nothing)

"The majors, they have to control the distribution, the record outlets, the radio and, in some cases, even the venues. And downloading and pirating have also put pressure on the majors."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Control, Pressure)

"What we call soul has been around a long time. It comes out of a particular culture that is African in origin, but influenced by 250 years of slavery, as well as other forms of racial oppression."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Time, Soul, African, Culture, Oppression, Slavery, Years)

"That science has long been neglected and declining in England, is not an opinion originating with me, but is shared by many, and has been expressed by higher authority than mine."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Authority, England, Opinion)

"If quantitatively the American achievement is impressive, qualitatively it is somewhat less satisfying."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Achievement, American)

"To live life well is to express life poorly; if one expresses life too well, one is living it no longer."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Life, Living)

"The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Beauty)

"Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests."
- Alain Badiou
(Related: Truth, Evil, Pressure)

"A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure."
- Arthur Baer
(Related: Blood, Pressure)

"What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Men, Mind, Result)

"The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Work, Body, Opinion)

"We've always been the development project that lived in a time pressured setting and always where commercial entities were relying heavily on releases in a certain time frame."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Time, Development, Project)

"He who is not impressed by sound advice, lacks faith."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Faith, Advice, Sound)

"Ideally, people find mates with whom they can express both their masculine and feminine sides."
- Scott Bakula
(Related: People)

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

"The public impression is that the government, industry or the highest bidder can buy a scientist to add credibility to any message. That crucial quality of impartiality is being lost."
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Government, Quality, Impression, Being, Credibility, Public)

"The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper, and render them more important."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: People, Effect, Opinion, Opinions, Oppression)

"Whoever removes the Cross and its interpretation by the New Testament from the center, in order to replace it, for example, with the social commitment of Jesus to the oppressed as a new center, no longer stands in continuity with the apostolic faith."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Faith, Commitment, Example, New testament, Order)

"There are countless studies on the negative spillover of job pressures on family life, but few on how job satisfaction enhances the quality of family life."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Family, Life, Quality, Negative, Job, Satisfaction)

"I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received, and determined still to press the case into public notice as a token of gratitude."
- William Banting
(Related: Gratitude, Press, Providence, Public)

"In the early '90s, New York was a pretty depressing place."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Pretty)

"Los Angeles was an impression of failure, of disappointment, of despair, and of oddly makeshift lives. This is California? I thought."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Thought, Impression, Failure, Despair, Disappointment)

"I look at myself, and I see a Spanish person who's trying to be understood by an English-speaking audience and is putting a lot of energy into that, instead of into expressing himself freely and feeling comfortable."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Energy, English, Feeling, Trying)

"If only every man who sees my films did not get the impression he can make love to me, I would be a lot happier."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Love, Impression, Man)

"The ability of our people to think quickly and create great products in this whole new world of Internet open standards is not only essential to our success but is also one of the things that impresses me most about Netscape."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Success, People, Ability, Internet, Open, World)

"A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression."
- Joel Barlow
(Related: Men, Power, Cause, Oppression)

"Then, all of a sudden, here I am in the Press Room in the White House and walking in with the guards, who handed me three little pieces of paper asking me to send pictures to the guards at the White House."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Press, Walking)

"There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: World)

"It is safe to make a choice of your thoughts, scarcely ever safe to express them all."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Thoughts, Choice)

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

"There certainly is a lot of political pressure for states to adopt the new federal tax codes. But there is no law that requires them to do so."
- John Barry
(Related: Tax, Law, Pressure, states)

"If I didn't try to eavesdrop on every bus ride I take or look for the humor when I go for a walk, I would just be depressed all the time."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Humor, Time)

"Only lately, like within the last few years, have I had people actually do an impression of me to me, which weirds me out to think of what they have picked up on, without ever realizing it myself."
- Todd Barry
(Related: People, Impression, Years)

"Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace."
- Karl Barth
(Related: Life, Expression, Grace)

"Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Power, Forget, Language, Legislation, Speech)

"I cannot conceive of music that expresses absolutely nothing."
- Bela Bartok
(Related: Music, Nothing)

"I think, first of all, you need to love what you're doing, and then this helps in the comedian for its part in everything-but the moment you enjoy what you're doing, you try to express yourself, to find your way, and every time is different, of course."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Love, Time, First)

"It's a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it's really fantastic."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Music, Dream, Joy, Play)

"If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Divinity, Expression, Living, Personality, Will, World)

"The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Idea, Ability)

"Unlike the expressionists, I have never been interested in renewing the world through the vehicle of art."
- Georg Baselitz
(Related: Art, World)

"I had always loved expressionist painting, like every European. In fact I admired it all the more because these were precisely the paintings despised by my father's generation."
- Georg Baselitz
(Related: Father, Fact, Painting)

"Press coverage has been difficult for him. I did not set out to ensnare him with a child."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Press)

"Works of art produced in the contemporary world are a further expression of that. But I don't think there is an active, ongoing nihilist self-consciousness in the artist."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Artist, Expression, Self, World)

"I think the leaders inevitably express the people they are leading."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: People, Leaders, Leading)

"I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press, a new primer or encyclopedia. This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Cooking, Press, Will)

"To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Art, Infinite, Intimacy, Spirituality, Word)

"In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Men, Artist, First, Man, Order, World)

"Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Time, Originality, Sensibility)

"A lot of directors don't want the pressure of a movie the size of Pearl Harbor. But I love it. I thrive on it."
- Michael Bay
(Related: Love, Pressure, Want)

"The press don't like to say nice things because nice is boring. It's much better to label me the devil. What we do is not brain surgery. We are entertainers, plain and simple, and we're responsible to bring that money back, to make a profit."
- Michael Bay
(Related: Money, Devil, Press, Profit)

"Many seventh graders I know in Illinois, as well as around the Nation, are studying the Constitution. I was pretty impressed with the quality of education our children are receiving because they had not expected me to ask them about it."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Education, Quality, Children, Constitution, Nation, Pretty)

"It is grievous to read the papers in most respects, I agree. More and more I skim the headlines only, for one can be sure what is carried beneath them quite automatically, if one has long been a reader of the press journalism."
- Mary Ritter Beard
(Related: Journalism, Press)

"Viewed narrowly, all life is universal hunger and an expression of energy associated with it."
- Mary Ritter Beard
(Related: Life, Energy, Expression, Hunger)

"It's often been said that I'm an extremely depressing, cynical writer. I've never known what to make of that."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Writer)

"It always impresses me when a person of small stature has command."
- Ned Beatty
"I've had this problem since I was in my 20s. They don't call it manic depression anymore. They call it a bipolar disorder, and I'm a Type 2."
- Ned Beatty
(Related: Depression, Disorder)

"All oppression creates a state of war."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: War, Oppression, State)

"There's never any pressure on the music having to be something."
- Beck
(Related: Music, Pressure)

"It's what everyone is after, I mean they want success and when they get it it's an incredible pressure but what you have to do is try to keep the big picture in view."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Success, Pressure, Want)

"I have never pressurized a producer to do me any favor."
- Kabir Bedi
"Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: Music, Mankind, Wine)

"I say myself no depressed words just depressed minds."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Words)

"Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet. I'm always in Africa... And when I go to these places I see American policy written on the walls of oppression everywhere."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Policy, American, Foreign policy, Oppression)

"Fascism is fascism. Terrorism is terrorism. Oppression is oppression."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Fascism, Oppression, Terrorism)

"Sometimes you can press a little bit and you're trying to do too much and you're trying too hard. You want to win so bad and you want to help the team so badly that you end up trying too much instead of letting the play come to you."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: End, Help, Play, Press, Trying, Want)

"Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Army, Occupations, Years)

"In expressing love we belong among the undeveloped countries."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Love, Countries)

"A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Life)

"Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression; if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Accuracy)

"It's all false pressure; you put the heat on yourself, you get it from the networks and record companies and movie studios. You put more pressure on yourself to make everything that much harder."
- John Belushi
(Related: Pressure)

"Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, owing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Arguments, Being, Fact, Party, Talking)

"The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Culture, Fulfillment, Press, Scientists, Study, Today)

"It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Attitude, Purpose, Opinion, Press, Public, Public opinion)

"I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's kept rigidly under control."
- Alan Bennett
(Related: Control, Expression)

"The concept of the "good ol' days" must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Society, Depression)

"The parent is the strongest statement that the child hears regarding what it means to be alive and real. More than what we say or do, the way we are expresses what we think it means to be alive. So the articulate parent is less a telling than a listening individual."
- Polly Berrien Berends
(Related: Listening)

"There's a hysterical, tired sense of humor that comes after working 14 hours a day, six days a week. I like those things because they take the pressure off the constant stress."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Humor, Day, Pressure, Sense, Stress)

"To people outside, they think, Gee, that's great. You get to go here and there. The other side of that is our expression, This is location, not vacation."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: People, Expression, Vacation)

"The average European does not seem to feel free until he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others."
- Bernard Berenson
"If you say simply that pressures toward democracy are created by the market, I would say yes."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Democracy)

"My colleagues have expressed confidence in my ability to articulate our conservative message and to provide new focus to our efforts in the General Assembly."
- Philip E. Berger
(Related: Ability, Confidence, Conservative, Focus)

"We're still a great team. In your mind you can understand that but, emotionally, we needed to express the same belief. We came out full of fire and scored two early goals, two really beautiful goals, and that changed everything."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Belief, Goals, Fire, Mind)

"There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Life, Creation, Feeling, Joy)

"In its entirety, probably, it follows us at every instant; all that we have felt, thought and willed from our earliest infancy is there, leaning over the present which is about to join it, pressing against the portals of consciousness that would fain leave it outside."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Thought, Consciousness, Present)

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

"Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Religion, Soul, People, Expression, Opium, Protest, Religious, Sentiment, Suffering, World)

"Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Impression)

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

"If we have anything kind to say, any tender sentiment to express, we feel a sense of shame."
- Ugo Betti
(Related: Sense, Sentiment, Shame)

"Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Gold, Innovation, Now, Pretty, Questions, Right)

"Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Choice, Expression, Man, Opinion, Privilege, Right, Vote)

"The Pledge of Allegiance is an important expression of our shared values, and it should be preserved in its current form. I fully support the Pledge of Allegiance and urge my colleagues to do the same."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Values, Expression, Support)

"I have always striven to raise the voice of hope for a world where hate gives way to respect and oppression to liberation."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Hope, Hate, Oppression, Respect, Voice, World)

"The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed."
- Steven Biko
(Related: Mind)

"The first trip of the Pony Express was made in ten days - an average of two hundred miles a day. But we soon began stretching our riders and making better time."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Time, Day, First)

"Excitement was plentiful during my two years' service as a Pony Express rider."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Excitement, Service, Years)

"Expressions of disapproval are on a level of vulgarity that cannot be tolerated. The way to express disapproval is to do without applause."
- Rudolf Bing
(Related: Applause, Vulgarity)

"There was probably something as a child I wanted to express, something unsaid that I needed to share."
- Juliette Binoche
"Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world."
- Augustine Birrell
(Related: Books, Haste, Language, Man, Pressure, Taste, World, Years)

"Whoever speaks of Europe is wrong: it is a geographical expression."
- Otto Von Bismarck
(Related: Europe, Expression)

"As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note."
- Georges Bizet
(Related: Adultery, Crime, Evil, Fanaticism, Supernatural, Writing)

"Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead."
- Bjork
(Related: Nature, God, Church, America, Depression, Divorce, Europe)

"Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people and sending them off to distant lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Government, People, Duty, Press)

"Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the press."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Government, Criticism, Free speech, Freedom, Press, Right)

"The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Government, People, Fathers, Founding, Press, Protection, Secrets)

"I was impressed by Hendrix. Not so much by his playing, as his attitude - he wasn't a great player, but everything else about him was brilliant."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Attitude)

"I was impressed by Hendrix. His attitude was brilliant. Even the way he walked was amazing."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Attitude)

"When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee Paul McCartney's press conference."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Entertainment, Press)

"We put together a one-sentence petition asking Congress to censure President Clinton and move on to other pressing issues. We sent it to under 100 friends and family, and within a week we had 100,000 people sign the petition."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Family, People, Censure, Congress, Friends, President)

"We aim to express the passion of our members in something actionable that we can all in fact do."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Fact, Passion)

"This marched was planned to be non violent and non confrontational, and gladly it stayed that way. What really impressed me was the self discipline of the Black Block."
- John Blair
(Related: Discipline, Self, Self discipline)

"Christ in this country would quite likely have been arrested under the Suppression of Communism act."
- Joost de Blank
(Related: Act, Christ, Communism, Country)

"Bantam Press. And they commissioned me to write it. And when that was completed, they sold it to Harper and Row. And then I put it out to every movie studio in town. And they all turned it down."
- William Peter Blatty
(Related: Press)

"If coming events are said to cast their shadows before, past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Events, Past, Shadows)

"To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other."
- Helena Petrova Blavatsky
(Related: Time, Action, Enthusiasm, Depression, Ignorance, Law, Man, Results, Tides)

"But these realities will make themselves felt soon enough and while I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to resist the pressure of practical necessity."
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Eyes, Generations, Necessity, Pressure, Want, Will)

"When I was in England doing Romeo and Juliet as a child star, I was interviewed by the British press, who are even more vicious and cruel than the Americans. So I have been extremely guarded ever since."
- Claire Bloom
(Related: Americans, England, Press)

"If I were to sum up the negative reactions to my work, I think there are two primary causes: one is that if there is discourse about anxiety it is necessarily going to induce anxiety. It will represent a return of the repressed for a great many people."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Work, People, Negative, Anxiety, Will)

"Early on I saw the repression and idolatry of Stalinism, and when it cracked, I was open to religion again."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Religion, Open, Repression)

"I keep telling myself, don't get cocky. Give your services to the press and the media, be nice to the kids, throw a baseball into the stands once in a while."
- Vida Blue
(Related: Baseball, Kids, Media, Press)

"Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Balance, Community, Country, Gentleman, Planning, Pressure, Result)

"It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in our country's history since Jim Crow. And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: History, Beginning, Country, End, Rights, Race, Voting)

"Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys, so does ancient sin cling to the low places, the depressions in the world consciousness."
- Dewitt Bodeen
(Related: Lie, Consciousness, Sin, World)

"But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, Power, Mistake, People, American, Leading, Majority, President, Voice, Washington, Will)

"House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust."
- John Boehner
(Related: Trust, Hope, Leaders, Now, President, Public, Public trust, Republicans, Senate, Support, United, Will)

"Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think."
- Niels Bohr
"The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Liberty, Repression)

"Sasha gets a raw deal from the press. She makes one mistake in her program and people rip her for not pulling it off when it counts. But she never falls apart. She never just completely folds and misses everything. Usually it's just one mistake."
- Brian Boitano
(Related: Mistake, People, Press)

"And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they're articulating."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: Policy, Ideas, Beliefs, Pressure, Support)

"Dr. King is so inspiring, so impressive, so moving as a human being."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Being, Inspiring)

"I love songwriting. It's second to my love for singing in how I express myself."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Love, Singing)

"Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Oppression)

"Washington should revive international efforts begun during the Clinton administration to pressure countries with dangerously loose banking regulations to adopt and enforce stricter rules."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Countries, Pressure, Rules, Washington)

"I think some of the pressure comes from the expectations of other people. Like if your father played baseball, they expect you to be the big lifesaver or something when you play a sport."
- Barry Bonds
(Related: Father, People, Baseball, Expectations, Play, Pressure)

"My life is art. Its how I express God."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Life, Art, God)

"We've got a lot of pressure going. This is for my Latin counterpart."
- Bobby Bonilla
(Related: Pressure)

"Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly."
- Pierre Bonnard
(Related: Pleasure)

"The important thing is to remember what most impressed you and to put it on canvas as fast as possible."
- Pierre Bonnard
"It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel. The demands are so high, and it's expensive."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Pressure)

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

"There is nothing quite so depressing as waking up to face a day when you know that you are going to have to deal with a government office or bureaucrat."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Government, Day, Nothing, Office, Waking)

"When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking."
- Elayne Boosler
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Thinking)

"I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Memory, Night, Solitude, Thinking)

"I'm what you call a Depression sailor."
- Ernest Borgnine
(Related: Depression)

"Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: People, Depression)

"Many people think that depression is something you just have to live with when you get older, but it's not."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: People, Depression)

"I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: People, Hope, Depression, Help, Want)

"I think I was more or less, convinced of that by just the press, the US press. By people who were pressuring you, saying that you gotta beat the Russian's, if you don't win anything else, win the Russian meet and so forth."
- Ralph Boston
(Related: People, Press, Saying)

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

"I have never known a more vulgar expression of betrayal and deceit."
- Lucien Bouchard
(Related: Betrayal, Deceit, Expression)

"There was no censorship of the press: in general, the War Measures Act could have been made even more radical."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: War, Act, Censorship, Radical)

"A nation must be embraced, rehabilitated and expressed as a tangible sign of human creativity and as an integral element of mankind's heritage."
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(Related: Creativity, Mankind, Nation)

"It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives have voiced concern over the precedence that are being set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration."
- James Bovard
(Related: Being, Concern, Conservative)

"Those expressions are omitted which can not with propriety be read aloud in the family."
- Thomas Bowdler
(Related: Family)

"There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It's always been my way of expressing what for me is inexpressible by any other means."
- David Bowie
(Related: Want, Words)

"My art and poetry is very political now. Because you've got to find that truth within you and express yourself. Somewhere out there, I know, there will be people who will listen."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Art, Poetry, Truth, People, Now, Will)

"I'm still very aware of the violence in our culture, more so than other people. I know where it comes from when someone is trying to suppress someone else, sometimes they fight back."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: People, Culture, Fight, Trying, Violence)

"I believe that I understand gangs better than others. Because they're formed out of necessity. They're formed by people to keep from being suppressed."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: People, Being, Necessity)

"When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Food, Sacrifice, Gratitude, Service)

"I'll make music, whether or not anyone is listening, for the rest of my life. It's a natural form of expression for me, the same way I draw and write and sing."
- Brandon Boyd
(Related: Life, Music, Expression, Listening, Rest)

"The Nixon administration really put a lot of pressure on CBS not to run the second broadcast."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Nixon, Pressure)

"The biggest difference between Kennedy and Nixon, as far as the press is concerned, is simply this: Jack Kennedy really liked newspaper people and he really enjoyed sparring with journalists."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: People, Difference, Nixon, Press)

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

"There is an expression now that is commonly used about these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal, because they have connections to the outside world."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Expression, Now, World)

"What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface."
- Constantin Brancusi
"So, my style has hopefully changed over the years and it is more relaxed, and I do tend to smile and have more than one expression these days hopefully - which I didn't at the beginning."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Beginning, Expression, Smile, Style, Years)

"In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Wisdom, Action, Expression, Lies, Opinions, Promise)

"Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Men, Women, Fear, Free speech, Injury, Oppression, Witches)

"Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression of health and self-esteem, not its cause."
- Nathaniel Branden
(Related: Health, Achievement, Cause, Expression, Self)

"Because the series is situated in the next century, and for the most part under water, there are many innovative technical gadgets. It's a kind of StarTrek. When I first came there, I was really impressed myself."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: First, Water)

"To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Life, Actor, Dedication, Duty)

"Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. Quitting acting, that's the sign of maturity."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Life, Acting, Expression, Maturity, Quitting)

"The kind of support encouraged by such modes of expression has always arisen basically from confusing the fatherland itself with the social conditions which happened to prevail in it."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Expression, Support)

"God, I am afraid he won't give me his answer today. If only somebody would help me - it is all so terribly depressing."
- Eva Braun
(Related: God, Help, Today)

"There was an age, however, when the transition from savagery to civilization, with all its impressive outward manifestations in art and architecture, took place for the first time."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Art, Time, Age, Architecture, Civilization, First)

"I've no idea what they make of me. People usually don't recognise themselves in an impression."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: People, Impression, Idea)

"My first public impression was my French teacher, Derek Swift."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Impression, First, Public)

"Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: History, War, Injustice, Mind, Opposition, Popular, Vietnam)

"Becoming a mom made me more contentious about expressing my true taste."
- Edie Brickell
(Related: Mom, Taste)

"Part of the western movement is this desire that we, Americans, have to keep pressing on."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Americans, Desire)

"Yeah, I'm very impressed with Lifetime, this is the first time I've worked with them. I really like the kind of programming that they're into, so I'm hoping that I will."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Time, First, Programming, Will)

"We worked under a lot of pressure... three days to do an episode, sometimes two in a week, 39 episodes a year."
- Lloyd Bridges
(Related: Pressure)

"The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting."
- Alan Brien
(Related: Men, Impression, Being, Debt, End, Job, Law, Majority, Occupation, Waiting)

"As I've said many times, the single most oppressed class in America right now is the teenager."
- Joe Bob Briggs
(Related: America, Class, Now, Right)

"The Italians always made good wine, but you had the impression they were friendly guys in straw hats running family vineyards with slaves or something so that the vino was never more than ten bucks a bottle."
- Joe Bob Briggs
(Related: Family, Impression, Running, Wine)

"We have had a great depression in agriculture, caused mainly by several seasons of bad harvests, and some of our traders have suffered much from a too rapid extension in prosperous years."
- John Bright
(Related: Agriculture, Depression, Seasons, Years)

"Just because people can express themselves through their art doesn't mean they are great communicators in person."
- Christie Brinkley
(Related: Art, People)

"Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians."
- David Brinkley
(Related: History, Power, Politicians, Press)

"Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity."
- Vera Brittain
(Related: Politics, Expression)

"No one's death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humanness."
- Hermann Broch
(Related: Death, Soul, Impression)

"I was always crazy about New York, dependent on it, scared of it - well, it is dangerous - but beyond that there was the pressure of being young and of not yet having done work you really liked, trademark work, breakthrough work."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Work, Being, Pressure)

"Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Art, Science, Man, Mind)

"Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Age, Memory, Old, Years, Youth)

"I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Existence)

"In my book I don't just demonstrate that free enterprise is the most efficient way of organizing an economy - which it is. I also show that it's an expression of American values, and, thus, that a fight for free enterprise is very much a fight for our culture."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Values, American, Culture, Economy, Expression, Fight)

"What I'm fighting for now in my work... for an expression relevant to all manner of blacks, poems I could take into a tavern, into the street, into the halls of a housing project."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Work, Expression, Fighting, Now, Poems, Project)

"It is not that the French are not profound, but they all express themselves so well that we are led to take their geese for swans."
- Van Wyck Brooks
(Related: Geese, Swans)

"A great deal of pressure was then built up to remove me from the club and my resignation was, finally, a forced one."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Pressure, Resignation)

"Black people must address itself to the causes of poverty. That's oppression in this country."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Causes, Country, Oppression, Poverty)

"I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the fact why I'm so neat today as opposed to a few years ago. I never knew that the weight made that much difference."
- James Brown
(Related: Difference, Fact, Today, Weight, Years)

"I listen to some of the comments on WIP - they're playing parts of the press conference - and I can see where people would read into things. But if anyone was at the press conference, I think would sense how much I enjoyed Philly and how I loved working for those people."
- Larry Brown
(Related: People, Press, Sense)

"Fortuitous circumstances constitute the moulds that shape the majority of human lives, and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate."
- Olympia Brown
(Related: Accident, Circumstances, Fate, Majority)

"Coming down off crack is like the worst depression. The worst."
- Ray Brown
(Related: Depression)

"We had to do a lot of rehearsals to get it so that it was playable. What it did was make you practice. That's good for any musician to have that kind of pressure. It brings things out of you that might not come out if you don't have to reach for something all the time."
- Ray Brown
(Related: Time, Practice, Pressure)

"The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Impression, Muslim, Iraq, Public, Reality, states, United, World)

"I just wanted to have fun for myself - I felt I had a lot to say, and I realized that I missed having a magazine as a place to express my ideas. The Times column is a place for me to unload those perceptions."
- Tina Brown
(Related: Ideas, Fun, Perceptions)

"Music itself is a great source of relaxation. Parts of it anyway. Working in the studio, that's not relaxing, but playing an instrument that I don't know how to play is unbelievably relaxing, because I don't have any pressure on me."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Music, Play, Pressure, Relaxation)

"What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?"
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Power, Genius, Individuality)

"Doing shows is always a side of skating that I've loved, it's the performing. I get to do that without the pressure, it's always fun between the skaters and the preparation, the show is always so much fun."
- Kurt Browning
(Related: Fun, Preparation, Pressure)

"Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Rome, Service)

"Everyting negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise."
- Kobe Bryant
(Related: Opportunity, Negative, Pressure)

"When you tell an Iowan a joke, you can see a kind of race going on between his brain and his expression."
- Bill Bryson
(Related: Expression, Race)

"Palestinian terrorism has to be rejected and condemned, yes. But it should not be translated defacto into a policy of support for a really increasingly brutal repression, colonial settlements and a new wall."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Policy, Repression, Support, Terrorism)

"But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Peace, Policy, Genocide, Media, Russia, Zone)

"Raise your eyes and count the small gang of your oppressors who are only strong through the blood they suck from you and through your arms which you lend them unwillingly."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Blood, Eyes)

"Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Communication, Fulfillment, Self)

"A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Change, Love, Marriage, Growth)

"So, when the discussion about not using the term feminist came up at a conference workshop, I couldn't believe it. The more I listened, the more I felt the need to express my passion about my identity as a feminist."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Identity, Passion)

"Words are beautiful but restricted. They're very masculine, with a compact frame. But voice is over the dark, the place where there's nothing to hang on: it comes from a part of yourself that simply knows, expresses itself, and is."
- Jeff Buckley
(Related: Nothing, Voice, Words)

"The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Society, People, Body, Press)

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

"I didn't want to tell the tree or weed what it was. I wanted it to tell me something and through me express its meaning in nature."
- Wynn Bullock
(Related: Nature, Meaning, Want)

"Frankly, despite my horror of the press, I'd love to rise from the grave every ten years or so and go buy a few newspapers."
- Luis Bunuel
(Related: Love, Grave, Horror, Newspapers, Press, Years)

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

"God and Country are an unbeatable team; they break all records for oppression and bloodshed."
- Luis Bunuel
(Related: God, Country, Oppression)

"Judges rule on the basis of law, not public opinion, and they should be totally indifferent to pressures of the times."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Judges, Law, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Democracy, Majority, Minority)

"Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Men, Beer, Countries, Opium, Pressure, Wine)

"Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Government, Nothing)

"Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem."
- David D. Burns
(Related: Hope, Cancer, Depression, Self)

"I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster impressed upon me three cardinal virtues; cleanliness in person, cleanliness in mind; temperance."
- John Burns
(Related: Cleanliness, Mind, Temperance)

"I am depressed rather at the wave of brutality sweeping over the country."
- John Burns
(Related: Country)

"Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being."
- Ken Burns
(Related: History, Impression, Survival, Being, Past, Question, Will)

"Then in came this script with another very low offer, and another drug addict and a depressing and difficult part to play. I thought, 'Why should I put myself through that for hardly any money?'"
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Money, Thought, Play)

"Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure."
- George W. Bush
(Related: War, Women, Hope, America, American, Justice, Terror, World)

"I think most people realize that Barbara and Jenna are college kids, and to make such a big deal out of it is a bit ridiculous. At least now, the press has stopped."
- Lauren Bush
(Related: People, College, Kids, Now, Press)

"Obviously, I've seen what the press has done to my cousins. I would never let that rule my life, but I'm not the kind of person to rebel or do things. I don't know. I don't let the potential for bad press dictate who I am, but I keep that in mind. How can you not?"
- Lauren Bush
(Related: Life, Mind, Potential, Press)

"Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Being, Press, Public, Reputation)

"There is no doubt that Iraqis, like Australians and Americans, love and desire freedom. However, if freedom doesn't mean the right to complete self-determination, unfettered by interests other than one's own, then that freedom is less than worthless - it's oppression."
- Amir Butler
(Related: Love, Americans, Desire, Doubt, Freedom, Oppression, Right, Self)

"I had to get used to wearing a mask and wearing a prosthetic and performing with those things while singing and expressing myself through stylized movement, while keeping it as human as possible so the audience could be closer to the horror of the Phantom."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Horror, Singing)

"The object of self-love is expressed in the term self; and every appetite of sense, and every particular affection of the heart, are equally interested or disinterested, because the objects of them all are equally self or somewhat else."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Heart, Affection, Appetite, Self, Sense)

"There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results."
- Judith Butler
(Related: Gender, Identity, Results)

"The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: People, Distrust, Press, Service)

"Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, Values, Depression, Tyranny, World, Youth)

"From a generation that came of age during the Great Depression, millions of our country's best and bravest took up arms in a worldwide struggle against tyranny."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Age, Country, Depression, Struggle, Tyranny)

"As a matter of fact, when compression technology came along, we thought the future in 1996 was about voice. We got it wrong. It is about voice, video, and data, and that is what we have today on these cell phones."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Technology, Thought, Fact, Future, Today, Voice, Wrong)

"Some of those STINKIN' press people just had to make fun of my decision in joining the show. They also made fun of other choices in my life that I was proud of then and still am now!!!"
- Ruth Buzzi
(Related: Life, People, Decision, Choices, Fun, Press)

"They think I'm depressed because I look serious in photos. It's usually because I'm just nervous. But I've stopped dressing for other people. If I think I look good, that's the most important thing."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: People)

"I loved performing; I was always trying to impress my siblings by being a clown. I think that came from being the runt of the litter."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Being, Trying)

"The working out of a balanced economy throughout Germany to provide the necessary means to pay for approved imports has not been accomplished, although that too is expressly required by the Potsdam Agreement."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Agreement, Economy, Germany)

"And in the afternoon they entered a land - but such a land! A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses, submerged; a land of reptiles, silence, shadow, decay."
- George Washington Cable
(Related: Land, Mourning, Shadow, Silence)

"When I was coming up, I just wanted to play baseball and I'm doing what I love to do most. How can I feel pressure doing what I love to do?"
- Miguel Cabrera
(Related: Love, Baseball, Play, Pressure)

"Passion is very important to me. If you stop enjoying things, you've got to look at it, because it can lead to all kinds of depressing scenarios."
- Nicolas Cage
(Related: Passion)

"That cry of the soul to be lifted out of the bondage of the narrow circle of life, which carries up to God the protest and yearning of suffering man, never finds a more sublime expression than where humanity is oppressed and religion is corrupt."
- Hall Caine
(Related: Religion, Life, God, Soul, Expression, Humanity, Protest, Suffering, Yearning)

"The Government of the absolute majority instead of the Government of the people is but the Government of the strongest interests; and when not efficiently checked, it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised."
- John C. Calhoun
(Related: Government, People, Majority)

"I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting."
- Harry Callahan
(Related: Life, People, Feelings, Adventure, Photography, Worth)

"We're competing with everything: the beach, the mall, bookstores. Libraries are in a transition right now, caught between two forces, the old ways and technology. Libraries are under a lot of pressure to provide both."
- John Callahan
(Related: Technology, Beach, Libraries, Now, Old, Pressure, Right)

"To express to you in mere words, our personal feelings on this occasion you must know to be impossible, and particularly so for one who normally has to describe only things outside himself."
- Melvin Calvin
(Related: Feelings, Words)

"I mean, I'm a conservative. I believe that, you know, if you borrow too much, you just build up debts for your children to pay off. You put pressure on interest rates. You put at risk your economy. That's the case in Britain. We're not a reserve currency, so we need to get on and deal with this issue."
- David Cameron
(Related: Children, Conservative, Economy, Interest, Pressure, Risk)

"When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued."
- Julia Margaret Cameron
(Related: Power, Creativity, Being, Worth)

"Joining another big time rock band was the last thing I was looking for, but as the tour went on, I really dug playing to a lot of people, the band sounded great, and just being out there again, got me over my depression and so I decided to hop on board."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Time, People, Being, Depression)

"I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour, then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you, in a way that members of the opposition are unable to."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Government, Leadership, Opposition, Press)

"The sky is not burning, and to claim that it is amounts to journalistic malpractice... the press only promotes the global warming alarmists and ignores or minimizes those of us who are skeptical."
- Mark L. Campbell
(Related: Global warming, Press, Sky)

"It's almost better most times to not talk in a scene. I think you can actually express a lot more without words."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Talk, Words)

"And remember: without you, all we are is loud. No pressure."
- Vivian Campbell
(Related: Pressure)

"Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick, to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed. I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical, everything would change."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Change, Care, Community)

"I teach at Eastern University, which is highly committed to doing work among the poor and the oppressed peoples of the world. We have a special commitment to the city."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Work, Commitment, Poor, University, World)

"Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic."
- Albert Camus
"Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Act, Being, Innocence, Nostalgia, Rebellion)

"A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Freedom, Press, Will)

"The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Failure, Difference, World)

"I have become down-hearted, I have become discouraged, I have become depressed. I'm just like you. I'm a human being and I have my problems."
- Dyan Cannon
(Related: Being, Problems)

"The pressure people put on themselves and the rivalry between the teams is much more marked. And I think that's a good thing. As long as that rivalry remains within the spirit of competition, it con only spur everyone on."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: People, Competition, Pressure, Rivalry, Spirit)

"Often there are players who have only football as a way of expressing themselves and never develop other interests. And when they no longer play football, they no longer do anything; they no longer exist, or rather they have the sensation of no longer existing."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Football, Play)

"I am searching for abstract ways of expressing reality, abstract forms that will enlighten my own mystery."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Mystery, Reality, Will)

"I try to find different ways of expressing myself. Without that I will die."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Will)

"Sometimes you get submerged by emotion. I think it's very important to express it - which doesn't necessarily mean hitting someone."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Emotion)

"Whether it's people walking off 'The View' when Bill O'Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: People, Islam, American, Being, Expression, Opinion, Radical, Speech, Walking)

"The American people elected us here to cut spending so we can create an environment for jobs in America. The House has acted. We have demonstrated that we want to see spending, discretionary spending, brought down to levels of 2008. We've seen no counteraction. We have seen no position that has been expressed by the other side at all."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: People, America, American, Environment, Jobs, Want)

"The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state, the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the good of the people as a whole."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: People, Friends, Needs, Pressure, State)

"Several amendments should be made to the primary and general election laws to improve them, but such changes must in no way interfere with a full and free expression of the people's choice in naming the candidates to be voted on at general elections."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: People, Choice, Elections, Expression, Laws)

"Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom."
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Related: Expression, Freedom)

"And, I was really impressed with how beautiful our country was and how friendly the people were."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: People, Country)

"Our enormous surplus revenues are illogical and oppressive."
- John Griffin Carlisle
"It seems that we have it backward in our society. We tend to look up to people who are under a great deal of stress, who can handle loads of stress, and those who are under a great deal of pressure."
- Richard Carlson
(Related: Society, People, Pressure, Stress)

"A lot of people give in to those pressures and let others influence the process on their second albums because they want to achieve the success they had with their first again, but they don't know how to do it."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Success, People, First, Influence, Want)

"Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Action, End, Talk)

"No pressure, no diamonds."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Pressure)

"After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Design, Vision, America, Competition, Depression, Honor, President, Public)

"People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: People, Content, Mediocrity)

"The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Clothes, Expression, Woman)

"In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers. Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed. And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed. They have certain similarities."
- John Carpenter
(Related: Character, Teenagers)

"I've never... when I was having songs on the airwaves, and that sort of thing, I never felt a sense of pressure anywhere except from myself, to do things the way I wanted to do them; to feel authentic; to feel like I was presenting my true self to the world."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Pressure, Self, Sense, Songs, World)

"In the last 15 or 20 years, I've watched the British press simply go to hell. There seems to be no limit, no depths to which the tabloids won't sink. I don't know who these people are but they're little pigs."
- John Le Carre
(Related: People, Hell, Press, Years)

"Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Time, Work, Business, Daughter, People, First, Now, Relationships, Right)

"If I had never ventured beyond being a stand-up comic, then I would be sitting in my house today working on my Leonardo DiCaprio impression."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Impression, Being, Today)

"The songs come from a vulnerable place, but expressing that part of yourself can also make you feel fearless."
- Deana Carter
(Related: Songs)

"Then, when the Depression came, all of this changed completely. Since that time, the entire public is of a very different sort and there was not so much support for contemporary music in a direct way."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music, Time, Depression, Public, Support)

"The problems come when your personal life and relationships come under scrutiny in the press and often very uncomplimentary things are printed about you."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Life, Press, Problems, Relationships)

"Usually I'm frustrated when I look at my films and I don't believe that I've made a real transformation beyond my usual sets of gestures and expressions. I still have this nagging feeling that it's me, that I didn't create a unique character."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Character, Feeling, Nagging)

"You become very angry and depressed that you keep getting offered only these exceedingly demure and repressed roles. They're so not me. That's why films like Fight Club were so important to me because I think I confounded certain stereotypes and limited perceptions of what I could do as an actress."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Fight, Perceptions)

"It was a challenge to be able to create a character without being able to use one's normal set of expressions. All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left you with only a modest range of facial movements."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Character, Being, Challenge, Makeup)

"I drink booze, I smoke, and I'm hooked on caffeine. I actually have been known to swear at times and belch and even raise my voice when provoked. And I'm not physically repressed!"
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Voice)

"I enjoy those small chats you have when people come up and talk to you about your work. It only involves a few seconds of effort to be nice to those people, and I am very grateful for the kind words that people have taken the trouble to express to me in person."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Work, People, Effort, Talk, Trouble, Words)

"I also get fed up with the fact that casting agents and directors have this impression of me as being frail and petite. I find it very patronizing. I'm quite beefy and strong. I was a gymnast in school and I have lots of muscles."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Impression, Being, Fact, School)

"We were astonished by the beauty and refinement of the art displayed by the objects surpassing all we could have imagined - the impression was overwhelming."
- Howard Carter
(Related: Art, Beauty, Impression)

"I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Balance, President, Press)

"At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Work, Rights, Heroes, Human rights, Oppression, Support, Victims)

"It was he who impressed, time and again, the necessity of singing as nature intended, and - I remember - he constantly warned, don't let the public know that you work. So I went slowly. I never forced the voice."
- Enrico Caruso
(Related: Nature, Time, Work, Necessity, Public, Singing, Voice)

"Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Abuse, Children, Country, Neglect, Risk, Support, Today)

"In this generation, the issue pressing that question on our consciences is the issue of abortion."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Question)

"You must be willing to risk everything to really express it all."
- John Cassavetes
(Related: Risk)

"The most difficult thing in the world is to reveal yourself, to express what you have to. As an artist, I feel that we must try many things - but above all we must dare to fail. You must be willing to risk everything to really express it all."
- John Cassavetes
(Related: Artist, Risk, World)

"Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Absence, Country)

"Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: American, End, Eyes, Sunset)

"Art is an expression of who you are. Parts that I play are my sculptures."
- Kim Cattrall
(Related: Art, Expression, Play)

"The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don't understand."
- Thomas R. Cech
(Related: People, Positive, Excitement, Press, Project)

"Get tough: don't work under pressure; work over pressure."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Work, Pressure)

"The panic of the Depression loosened my inhibitions against being different. I could be myself."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Being, Depression)

"We believe firmly that Communism internally and externally can and must be fought without resort to the Communist tactics of the suppression of all individual freedom."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Communism, Freedom)

"There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Humor)

"With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Expression, Public, Temperament)

"For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Nature, Sensations)

"Walking into a show when I was 16, at that time when it was the No. 1 hit show, and replacing a character comes with so many expectations. I felt a lot of pressure with that."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Time, Character, Expectations, Pressure, Walking)

"The free world is really helping Lebanon restore its sovereignty. I imagine there is quite a bit of pressure on Syria to leave. I hope they leave in a peaceful way."
- Camille Chamoun
(Related: Hope, Pressure, World)

"The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Justice, Law, May, Press, Right)

"When you take something extremely broad, then it is not a work of expansion or work of compression. It's hard because you have to decide what to throw out."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Work)

"No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Power, Society, Knowledge, Virtue, Hardship, Influence)

"When I'm depressed and I feel low thinking that good movies are not made any more, then I put on his movies and I watch them. I laugh and I cry and I have great pleasure."
- Geraldine Chaplin
(Related: Movies, Pleasure, Thinking)

"Health care does not worry me a great deal. I've been impressed by some wonderful old people."
- Graham Chapman
(Related: Health, People, Care, Old, Worry)

"The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Age, Lie, Progress, Fact, Man, Reason, World)

"Television doesn't make stars. It's the written media, the press, that makes stars."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Media, Press, Stars, Television)

"What you have said, Mr. President, fully satisfies me that you have given to every proposition which has been made, a kind and candid consideration. And you have now expressed the conclusion to which you have arrived, clearly and distinctly."
- Salmon P. Chase
(Related: Consideration, Now, President)

"An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2.6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell."
- Hugo Chavez
(Related: Hell, Machine, Poor, Road, Years)

"Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Animals, Expression, Words)

"It's a tough marketplace right now... It is very compressed... A turnaround is likely to happen quicker than before."
- Peter Chernin
(Related: Now, Right)

"I had been coming to America very frequently for many, many years, so I had plenty of exposure - and maybe the best kind of exposure, because I think first impressions are very important. Maybe I notice stuff that is just subliminal to people who live here all the time."
- Lee Child
(Related: Time, People, America, First, Years)

"The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Genius, Expression, Eye, Language)

"Nobody can teach what is inside a person; it has to be discovered for oneself and a way must be found to express it."
- Eduardo Chillida
"If you're writing anything decent, it's in you, it's your spirit coming out. If it's not an expression of how a person genuinely feels, then it's not a good song done with any conviction."
- Alex Chilton
(Related: Conviction, Expression, Song, Spirit, Writing)

"The British press have written some nasty and spiteful things about the way I look which used to affect me quite badly when it was new to me but luckily, I've learned to ignore the comments. why do they even care about how I look?"
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Care, Press)

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

"If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: People, Expression, Freedom)

"The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: History, Survival, Justification)

"All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: People, Culture, Decisions, Popular, Pressure, Propaganda)

"To some degree it matters who's in office, but it matters more how much pressure they're under from the public."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Office, Pressure, Public)

"There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: People, Water)

"We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Change, Death, Being, Expression, Sickness, Spirit, Victims)

"Whenever we have thanked these men and women for what they have done for us, without exception they have expressed gratitude for having the chance to help - because they grew as they served."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Men, Women, Gratitude, Chance, Help)

"When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Actors, Emotions, Environment, Film, Play, Voice)

"The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Life, People, Idea, Popular, Right, Years)

"I was an undergraduate at Princeton, and I was pressed by the math department to go on to graduate school. Actually they gave me fellowships that paid my way, otherwise I would not have been able to continue."
- Alonzo Church
(Related: School)

"The second is the damage to the credibility and independence of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S. journalists and media organizations."
- Frank Church
(Related: Credibility, Independence, May, Media, Press, Relationships)

"I enjoy doing press for something that I like, and I think the movie is very fun and charming and clever."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Fun, Press)

""No comment" is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Expression)

"A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Morality, Consequences, Man, Obstacles)

"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Hope, Duty, Freedom, Honor, Justice, Mercy)

"For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Power, Expression, Military, Rank, Today)

"I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Country, Fight)

"I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Dreams, Expression, Freedom)

"Who Rebels? Who rises in arms? Rarely the slave, but almost always the oppressor turned slave."
- Emile M. Cioran
"As Secretary of Housing, I do have to express alarm, signal the alarm if you will, that the potential for homelessness to grow is there."
- Henry Cisneros
(Related: Potential, Will)

"When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it is a proof that it should be rejected."
- Luc de Clapier
(Related: Thought, Proof)

"One summer I remember, I got exposed to Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly and Buddy Holly was a very very big, made a very big impression on me. Because of a lot of things, you know, the way he looked and his charisma."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: Impression, Charisma, Holly, Summer)

"A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really, I mean actually not only that but, these were all kind of semi hits for the people on it in America."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: People, America)

"I think I've grown a lot in the last few years, and I needed to express myself as an artist on this. It wasn't necessarily about going in and making an album chocked full of hit singles... there were a lot of things I did out of the joy and the want to do it."
- Terri Clark
(Related: Artist, Joy, Want, Years)

"Powerful people cannot afford to educate the people that they oppress, because once you are truly educated, you will not ask for power. You will take it."
- John Henrik Clarke
(Related: Power, People, Will)

"All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression; all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning. Everything is either symbol or parable."
- Paul Claudel
(Related: Dignity, Expression, Meaning, Symbol)

"An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters."
- Henry Clay
(Related: People)

"The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other."
- John Clayton
(Related: Christ, Christmas, Competition, Focus, Guilt, Pressure, World)

"Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another."
- John Clayton
(Related: Time, God, Christian, Appreciation, Being, Buying, Giving, Thanksgiving, World)

"There is a great deal of political pressure to only talk about abstinence, and to deny support for condoms and education on using them. This policy will lead to the unnecessary deaths of many people."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Education, People, Policy, Abstinence, Pressure, Support, Talk, Will)

"American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Home, America, American, Democracy, Freedom, Israel, Liberty, Nations, Symbol)

"Telling the entire world and his dog how good a manager I was. I knew I was the best but I should have said nowt and kept the pressure off 'cos they'd have worked it out for themselves."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Manager, Pressure, World)

"Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Balance, Earth, Needs)

"We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Answers, Opinion, Right)

"The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty."
- William Cobbett
(Related: People, Press, Spirits, Trade)

"Wars have ever been but another aristocratic mode of plundering and oppressing commerce."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Commerce)

"Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Death, Life, Love, Concern, Opium, Racing)

"Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth."
- Richard J. Codey
(Related: Mom, Time, Mother, Depression, First, Months, Mothers)

"All pressure is self-inflicted. It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you."
- Sebastian Coe
(Related: Pressure, Self)

"The writers who have the deepest influence on one are those one reads in ones more impressionable, early life, and often it is the more youthful works of those writers that leave the deepest imprint."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Life, Influence, Writers)

"The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Depression, Sense)

"Thirteen years after the end of the Soviet Union, the American press establishment seemed eager to turn Ukraine's protested presidential election on November 21 into a new cold war with Russia."
- Stephen Cohen
(Related: War, American, End, Press, Russia, Years)

"I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something's wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Life, Blood, First, Pressure, Wrong)

"When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Pressure)

"Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Society, America, Example, Living, News, Pressure, Retirement, Security)

"It's just someone has labelled us as having a different label to do what you do. I find that labels are the worst thing in the world for artistic expression."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Expression, World)

"Even when you write it, someone's got to play it. So if you can play it and bypass all the rest of the things, you're still doing as great as someone that has spent forty years trying to find out how to do that. I'm really pro-human beings, pro-expression of everything."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Play, Rest, Trying, Years)

"Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That's applicable to any kind of depression."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Body, Depression, Help, Meditation, Mind, Spirit, Suicide)

"If I had not been already been meditating, I would certainly have had to start. I've treated my own depression for many years with exercise and meditation, and I've found that to be a tremendous help."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Depression, Exercise, Help, Meditation, Years)

"I'll have the music, and then I'll just turn the microphone on, press Play and Record and sing. And whatever comes out ends up being the melody."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Music, Being, Play, Press)

"The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse."
- George Combe
(Related: Success, Evening, Practice)

"We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression."
- Confucius
(Related: Oppression, Sorrow)

"An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger."
- Confucius
(Related: Government)

"Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win."
- Roscoe Conkling
(Related: Conviction, Country, Party, Republican, State)

"As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Life, Fear)

"To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault."
- Robert Conquest
(Related: Peace, Commitment, Environment, Fault)

"Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Criticism, Expression, Garden, Letters)

"If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Imagination, Impression, Character, Man, Unity, Words)

"To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Contempt, Dignity, Forget)

"There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Dignity, Independence, Living)

"Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Progress, Hope, Evil, Lies)

"I have often said that there is no cause for feeling disturbed at being misrepresented by the press. It would be only when they began to say things detrimental to me which were true that I should feel alarm."
- John Coolidge
(Related: Being, Cause, Feeling, Press)

"The bad press came because they thought I should fight more. I couldn't get the fights because if I would sign to fight one of King's guys I would be signed to him. I chose not to do that. In hindsight, that might have been a mistake."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Thought, Mistake, Fight, Hindsight, Press)

"When I first started editing GQ, it gave the impression of being, and in fact was, a gay magazine. There were female models in it and there were women on the cover, but the boys were always much, much more beautiful than the girls."
- Art Cooper
(Related: Women, Impression, Being, Boys, Fact, First, Gay, Girls)

"It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Men, Fire, Liberty, Misfortune, Necessity, Order, Press)

"It must be a terrible pressure to have to go to the office."
- Jilly Cooper
(Related: Office, Pressure)

"The earth also is spherical, since it presses upon its center from every direction."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Direction, Earth)

"So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Music, Living, Meaning, Spirit, Will)

"Ten Days That Shook The World, by Eisenstein, I went to see it, and I was so impressed with this film, so impressed with what cinema could do."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Cinema, Film, World)

"Pat O'Brien knows nothing. He's on the Hell express."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Hell, Nothing)

"I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs Browning's line about the stars. It is far-fetched. She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression."
- Marie Corelli
(Related: Expression, Obscurity, Stars)

"The ability of Americans to toss off oppressive characters is the most rewarding aspect, to me, of U.S. history."
- Norman Corwin
(Related: History, Ability, Americans)

"If the press really thinks Obama is Lincoln, they ought to treat him like they treated Bush, 'cause that's how they treated Lincoln. His critics compared Lincoln to an ape; they called him an illiterate baboon."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Press)

"Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Love, Depression)

"Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality."
- Richard Courant
(Related: Desire, Expression, Individuality, Intuition, Logic, Mathematics, Mind, Perfection, Reason, Will)

"The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired."
- Gustave Courbet
(Related: Beauty, Power, Artist, Expression)

"Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired."
- Gustave Courbet
(Related: Beauty, Power, Time, Truth, Artist, Expression)

"They see us interacting with people, they see us doing serious interviews, they see us having fun, and when you're conversing with someone, you get a much clearer impression of who that person is than if they are just reading into a news piece."
- Katie Couric
(Related: People, Impression, Fun, News, Reading)

"I grew up in the heart of the Depression."
- Bob Cousy
(Related: Heart, Depression)

"Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions."
- Thomas Couture
(Related: Colors, Connection, Originality)

"I've always loved music, very simply, as a vehicle to express myself and that hasn't changed."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Music)

"Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Character, Habits)

"I do a couple of hundred press-ups a day but I haven't been to a gym in years."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Day, Press, Years)

"I always thought that it was every performer's dream. That's the epitome of being an artist, being able to express song, dance and acting in a live theatre setting and really connecting with an audience on that level."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Thought, Dance, Dream, Acting, Artist, Being, Song, Theatre)

"I have two favorite songs. My first is called 'Dance of The Robe' and it's a very powerful number where she is feeling the pressure from her people to take on the responsibility of leading them."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: People, Favorite, Feeling, First, Leading, Pressure, Responsibility, Songs)

"I think differently, I think it's about reaching everybody on every different plane and every different level, and if I could remix the song and do a dance remix, that's great. If I could do a classical version, that'll be great too. It's all just about expression."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Dance, Expression, Song)

"With out art, without communicating, we wouldn't live beyond 30 because we'd be so sad and depressed."
- Wayne Coyne
(Related: Art)

"Censure is a limp noodle across the wrist of the president. I think the way we vote on the articles will express the way we feel stronger than any censure vote."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Censure, President, Vote, Will)

"The Petersons have not come forward in the press. Apparently they feel the media bears a large responsibility for Scott's conviction. It may be a while before we hear anything from them."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Conviction, May, Media, Press, Responsibility)

"The judge decided in this case that both the state and the defense would have the opportunity to respond to certain kinds of press. This is one such instance."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Opportunity, Defense, Press, State)

"No one will expect the British Government or the Government of India to give way to threats of violence, disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned us that we must not do so."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Government, Chaos, Disorder, Opinion, Violence, Will)

"The British do not expect happiness. I had the impression, all the time that I lived there, that they do not want to be happy; they want to be right."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Time, Happiness, Impression, Right, Want)

"The Constitution was the expression not only of a political faith, but also of political fears. It was wrought both as the organ of the national interest and as the bulwark of certain individual and local rights."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Faith, Constitution, Expression, Rights, Interest)

"Technology is us. There is no separation. It's a pure expression of human creative will. It doesn't exist anywhere else in the universe. I'm rather sure of that."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Technology, Expression, Separation, Universe, Will)

"Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day - 23 minutes - and that's supposed to be enough."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Being, Day, News)

"However I am is however I am. When you see me onstage or in the press, there's not a lot of thought and calculation that goes into it."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Thought, Press)

"I wish I was having as much fun as the press reports said I had."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Fun, Press)

"Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Nature, Morality, People, Facts, Fighting, Manners)

"I've learned to relax more. Everybody feels pressure in what they do, maybe mine is just a little different because there doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish what I want to."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Day, Pressure, Relax, Want)

"The divorce was rough on all of us. I don't blame Hollywood for my family's problems. But having all of it reported in the press made it more of an ordeal."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Family, Blame, Divorce, Hollywood, Press, Problems)

"He was a fantastic player, but the thing that impressed me most about Paul was his manner off the pitch. He was always very humble about his achievements and had a lot of time for the paying public and people in general."
- Kenny Cunningham
(Related: Time, People, Public)

"A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales."
- Marie Curie
"The people on the business side in the music business are kind of different from the theatre business. I think it's partly because there are different pressures on the industries."
- Tim Curry
(Related: Business, Music, People, Theatre)

"Except for a few small presses, most publishers are north of Ground Zero."
- Richard Curtis
"The real effect of the WTC calamity has been depressed spirits, anxiety, and uncertainty among publishers, and of course those emotions are not restricted to publishers."
- Richard Curtis
(Related: Anxiety, Calamity, Effect, Emotions, Spirits, Uncertainty)

"I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Life, Depression, Friends, Saying)

"In my younger years my dedication may have expressed itself egotistically."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: Dedication, May, Years)

"When we fled from the oppressions of kings and parliaments in Europe, to found this great Republic in America, we brought with us the laws and the liberties, which formed a part of our heritage as Britons."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: America, Europe, Kings, Laws)

"The traces of upheavals become more impressive when one moves a little higher, when one gets even closer to the foot of the great mountain ranges. There are still plenty of shell layers. We notice them, even thicker and more solid ones."
- George Cuvier
"I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will."
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Related: Life, Love, Wisdom, God, Vision, Earth, Will)

"The mask can be a limitation, but you just deal with it. You do get superhuman strength and pumpkin bombs and all this other stuff to express yourself with.'"
- Willem Dafoe
(Related: Strength, Bombs)

"Buddy Rich was one of the most incredible technicians in the world, on this planet, but the only people he could really impress, who knew what he was doing was another musician or another drummer."
- Dick Dale
(Related: People, World)

"Every time I went into the studio some engineer tried to impress me with how they're going to capture my sound with all kinds of tricks. But they limited the sound and never allowed me to play how I felt."
- Dick Dale
(Related: Time, Play, Sound)

"My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Dad, Life, Father, People, Bosses, Depression, Difference, Party)

"They really do a disservice because these men and women came out of the Depression, they came out of the war."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Men, War, Women, Depression)

"I was putting myself under enormous pressure to be successful."
- Kenny Dalglish
(Related: Successful, Pressure)

"You can't suppress creativity, you can't suppress innovation."
- James Daly
(Related: Creativity, Innovation)

"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)

"There's certainly something very uncomfortable about the voyeurism involved in being in the press, being an actor, where people have a seemingly insatiable curiosity about, you."
- Claire Danes
(Related: People, Actor, Being, Curiosity, Press)

"Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Arguments, Being, Fact, Party, Talking)

"I would say that President Roosevelt probably was more intimately in touch with the press corps at the White House than President Truman was."
- Clifton Daniel
(Related: President, Press)

"I never said, 'I'm going to be a big star.' I said, 'I'm going to be a good actor.' And that took the pressure off."
- Jeff Daniels
(Related: Actor, Pressure)

"The pressures, I don't really like to think about the pressures, I like to solve them, you know what I mean. I could sit here and complain about pressures but nobody wants to hear about pressures."
- Rick Danko
"The pressure isn't on my brain, but on my mouth. I realized Sam Malone said very little, he spoke in little sentences. Which is much more comfortable for me for some reason."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Pressure, Reason)

"No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Help)

"Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: People, Church, Funerals, May)

"I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: God, Intention, Living)

"I've been amazed at the degree to which Democrats, in particular, have expressed their enthusiasm for the president's manner with which he handled this budget."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Enthusiasm, Democrats, President)

"I'm very much in support of the free press, but the free press ought to be educational and informative. And I believe they have fallen down recently on that."
- Sam Dash
(Related: Press, Support)

"Watergate was unique because it allowed the public to play its democratic role in expressing its outrage at the presidency. And as a result, for the first time in history a president resigned."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: History, Time, First, Play, Presidency, President, Public, Result)

"In the arts the way in which an idea is rendered, and the manner in which it is expressed, is much more important than the idea itself."
- Jacques-Louis David
(Related: Idea)

"It's all about people. It's about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: People, Being, End)

"I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Books)

"I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Hope, Autumn, Commitment, Party, Saying, Unity, Vote, Will)

"Now, I think that in acknowledging that every individual Member of Parliament and indeed every individual member of the Labour Party, has rights to express their view in a spirit of tolerance."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Rights, Now, Parliament, Party, Spirit, Tolerance)

"As soon as my trial was over, we tried to use the energy that had developed around my case to create another organization, which we called the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Alliance, Energy, Repression)

"Mozart is expressing something that is more than human."
- Colin R. Davis
"If you're feeling pressure, then you shouldn't be here."
- Eric Davis
(Related: Feeling, Pressure)

"A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: People, Depression, Illness)

"Issues deals with the issues I had, the fears I had and it isn't a 'nice' album but fears and depressions are not particularly nice."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Deals)

"I am now in Gibraltar. It is a large place and there does not seem to be room in this letter, in which to express my feelings about Moors in bare legs and six thousand Red-coats and to hear Englishmen speak again."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Feelings, Now)

"Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary is facing at least two official objections to his public statements along with expensive hearings before the Alberta Human Rights Commission for expressing his biblical views on same sex marriage."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Marriage, Sex, Rights, Human rights, Public)

"To me, acting is the most logical way for people's neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves."
- James Dean
(Related: People, Acting)

"To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication."
- James Dean
(Related: Life, Actor, Dedication, Duty)

"Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea."
- Guy Debord
(Related: Idea, Progress, Ideas, Improvement, Meaning, Plagiarism, Right, Words)

"The dark outside world of Paris under German occupation exerted a strong containing pressure."
- Gerard Debreu
(Related: Occupation, Paris, Pressure, World)

"Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Music, Expression, Play)

"Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Beauty, Effort, Enjoyment, Senses)

"Without public pressure from caring people, our lawsuits will not be enough to stop this widespread abuse."
- Morris Dees
(Related: People, Abuse, Caring, Pressure, Public, Will)

"When people put that sort of pressure on you, you're worried that people won't want to receive you."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: People, Pressure, Want)

"On the other hand, the artist has much to do in the realm of color construction, which is so little explored and so obscure, and hardly dates back any farther than to the beginning of Impressionism."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Artist, Beginning)

"Impressionism; it is the birth of Light in painting."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Light, Painting)

"In short, it is the position of the people of the United States, as expressed by their representatives in Congress, that Israel's fight is our fight. And so shall it be until the last terrorist on earth is in a cell or a cemetery."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: People, Congress, Earth, Fight, Israel, states, United)

"In a repressive society, a writer can be deeply influential, but in a society that's filled with glut and repetition and endless consumption, the act of terror may be the only meaningful act."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Society, Act, May, Repetition, Terror, Writer)

"I think more than writers, the major influences on me have been European movies, jazz, and Abstract Expressionism."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Movies, Jazz, Writers)

"Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That's why so many of them are in jail."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Writers)

"This is the heart of my argument: We can put more pressure on the antagonist for whom we show human concern."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Heart, Concern, Pressure)

"I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision... is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Vision, Behavior, Choice, Enemies, Will)

"I think, on a larger note, that filmmakers and studios should start to tuck it in a little bit, because films wouldn't have the pressure they have if the word wasn't out about how expensive they were."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Pressure, Word)

"Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Art, Soul, Cinema)

"You can express a lot of things, a lot of action without speaking."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Action)

"All artists are now free to express their own personality."
- Maurice Denis
(Related: Artists, Now, Personality)

"I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words."
- Ruth St. Denis
(Related: Soul, Dance, Being, Body, Communication, Deep, Words)

"The real message of the Dance opens up the vistas of life to all who have the urge to express beauty with no other instrument than their own bodies, with no apparatus and no dependence on anything other than space."
- Ruth St. Denis
(Related: Beauty, Life, Dance, Dependence, Space)

"Our ages ranged from 22, down to 18, and we had a 6 month contract to go to Bogata, Columbia. And of course, it was during the depression, we were still with our parents, and things were still pretty tough on them back in the United States."
- Martin Denny
(Related: Depression, Parents, Pretty, states, United)

"Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche."
- Andrew Denton
(Related: Pressure, Stress)

"I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Confusion, Expression, Pretty, State)

"I knew you had to go in and audition and maybe they'd hire you, and that's where you start. I had a good understanding about press: that it's the actor's responsibility to publicize his or her films."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Actor, Responsibility, Understanding)

"What do you say when someone has truly inspired you? How do you express to an artist how deeply their work has affected you?"
- Laura Dern
(Related: Work, Artist)

"The first time I heard Johnny play at the Fillmore East, I wasn't really impressed. He had come on the scene with everybody telling me how great he was, and I didn't hear it."
- Rick Derringer
(Related: Time, First, Play)

"The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past - I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past."
- Anita Desai
(Related: Family, History, Impression, Past)

"Maybe because she doesn't try so hard to seduce and impress, I guess that's why some guys fell for her. Because she's so different and crazy and we all like a little bit of that in our life."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: Life)

"Song Sung Blue took a lot of compressing and refining, and it has one of my favorite lyrics."
- Neil Diamond
(Related: Favorite, Song)

"I mean, I can get things done if I need to, but I can really be completely irresponsible and procrastinate until the very, very, very bitter end. In fact, sometimes I work better under pressure."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Work, End, Fact, Pressure)

"I didn't start working on children's books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor. When I started reading some of the books, I was so impressed."
- Kate DiCamillo
(Related: Books, Children, Job, Reading)

"I enjoy making solo albums because over the years it's evolved into more of a genuine personal expression of story-telling and day dreams, and I work in a way that has more control."
- Bruce Dickinson
(Related: Work, Dreams, Control, Day, Expression, Years)

"People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: People, Oppression)

"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)

"I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Love, Thoughts, Authority, Joy, Quotations)

"It was being young and sensitive and an actor. There was a lot of pressure, everything was a hurdle."
- Matt Dillon
(Related: Actor, Being, Pressure)

"The lived experiences which could not find adequate scientific expression in the substance doctrine of rational psychology were now validated in light of new and better methods."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Doctrine, Expression, Light, Now, Psychology)

"Most people suspend their judgment till somebody else has expressed his own and then they repeat it."
- Ernest Dimnet
(Related: People, Judgment)

"It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend."
- Diogenes
(Related: Time, Expression, Favorite, Man)

"The methods of theoretical physics should be applicable to all those branches of thought in which the essential features are expressible with numbers."
- Paul Dirac
(Related: Thought, Numbers, Physics)

"But the basic difficulty still remains: It is the expansion of Federal power, about which I wish to express my alarm. How easily we embrace such business."
- Everett Dirksen
(Related: Business, Power, Difficulty)

"Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Frankness, Man)

"The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding."
- Willie Dixon
(Related: Life, Inspiration, Facts, Feeling, Song, Understanding, Words)

"It's a story of little girls who are pressed into working in sweat shops in games, who spend all day doing repetitive grinding tasks like making shirts, which are then converted into gold and sold on eBay."
- Cory Doctorow
(Related: Day, Games, Girls, Gold, Shops)

"When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Free speech, Rights, Press, Public, Risk)

"They've found a way to privately, or within a small family group, share expressions, or other images, drawings, and then gain access to some of the world's great expressions and images and make them real, make them tangible."
- John Doerr
(Related: Family, Gain, World)

"There's this large trend - I think the next trend in the Web, sort of Web 2.0 - which is to have users really express, offer, and market their own content, their own persona, their identity."
- John Doerr
(Related: Content, Identity)

"I was very pleased to find that once I had records out music videos were starting to happen, so I directed some of my own music videos and got to experiment in other areas of expression."
- Thomas Dolby
(Related: Music, Expression)

"The press regularly proclaims my ambitions and my financial demands."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Financial, Press)

"I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Charm, Colors, Singing, Voice)

"Everybody is under pressure to shut up and sing."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Pressure)

"In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents: become a priest or attend Notre Dame."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Irish)

"I was able to sit at Lincoln's side and see how he thought and how he acted, and how he felt about what was going on around him. I felt the pressures that were on him. You can see what people were writing to him, how they were nudging him."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Thought, People, Writing)

"Some days the competition would beat me and I'd go home thinking awful thoughts, want to hide under the bed, depressed. But of course, in the news business, when you're working a daily news broadcast, you get your victories and defeats every day."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Home, Business, Thoughts, Bed, Competition, Day, News, Thinking, Want)

"It's pretty simple, pretty obvious: that people's first impressions of people are really a big mistake."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Mistake, People, First, Pretty)

"The only thing I do worry about is that the more films I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Personality, Press, Quantity, Worry)

"And it was back in the mid-1980s, and as I point out in a piece, that was when we are spending about eight percent of our gross domestic product on health care. And even then, we had the impression that so much of the excessive, aggressive medical treatment that took place at the end of life was not only unnecessary but it was cruel."
- Richard Dooling
(Related: Health, Life, Medical, Impression, Care, End, Treatment)

"When it aims to express a love of the world it refuses to conceal the many reasons why the world is hard to love, though we must love it because we have no other, and to fail to love it is not to exist at all."
- Mark Van Doren
(Related: Love, World)

"I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Work, People, Chicago, Hollywood, Talk)

"Everything's so repressive now - it's the No generation. You can't do anything, you can't eat anything, you have to abstain."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Now)

"Literature should not be suppressed merely because it offends the moral code of the censor."
- William O. Douglas
(Related: Literature)

"To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Free speech, Rights, Wrong)

"Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Society, Class, Ignorance, Justice, Poverty, Property, Will)

"Under adversity, under oppression, the words begin to fail, the easy words begin to fail. In order to convey things accurately, the human being is almost forced to find the most precise words possible, which is a precondition for literature."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Adversity, Being, Literature, Oppression, Order, Words)

"Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last."
- Maureen Dowd
(Related: Exercise, Press, Wooing)

"Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Facts, Sense)

"I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Impression, May, Woman)

"What I see as the greatest threat to America is that the American people will put political pressure on their leaders to pull out of Iraq before we should."
- Thelma Drake
(Related: People, America, American, Iraq, Leaders, Pressure, Will)

"I had been impressed by the fact that biological systems were based on molecular machines and that we were learning to design and build these sorts of things."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Design, Fact, Learning, Machines)

"There's a pressure regardless of that to do a good show."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Pressure)

"Even my great grand-mother did impressions."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
"A lyric, it is true, is the expression of personal emotion, but then so is all poetry, and to suppose that there are several kinds of poetry, differing from each other in essence, is to be deceived by wholly artificial divisions which have no real being."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Being, Emotion, Expression)

"So it is in poetry. All we ask is that the mood recorded shall impress us as having been of the kind that exhausts the imaginative capacity; if it fails to do this the failure will announce itself either in prose or in insignificant verse."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Failure, Prose, Will)

"The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Music, Poetry, Perception, Expression)

"The poet's perfect expression is the token of a perfect experience; what he says in the best possible way he has felt in the best possible way, that is, completely."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Experience, Expression)

"We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Change, People, Fact, Learning, Now)

"The Internet feeds off the main press, and the main press feeds off the Internet. They're working in tandem."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Internet, Press)

"There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do."
- William Drummond
(Related: Love, Silence, Tongue)

"A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: People, Creation, Earth, Ego, Expression, Universe, Want)

"We're in the money, the skies are sunny; old man depression, you are through, you done us wrong!"
- Al Dubin
(Related: Money, Depression, Man, Old)

"You know, nobody eats in England. Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you. I can't say I'm very impressed with the food in America. it's all sort of bland. Like turkey sandwiches."
- Anne Dudley
(Related: Food, America, Beer, EnglEnglish, Night, Turkey)

"I stopped going to school in the middle of fourth grade. Everyone grows up with the peer pressure, and kids being mean to each other in school. I think that's such a horrible thing, but I never really dealt with it in a high school way."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Being, Kids, Pressure, School)

"At first, when I got bad press and people would talk bad about my family or something like that, I would get really upset, but now it's just not worth my energy."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Family, People, Energy, First, Now, Press, Talk, Worth)

"You can have manic-depression without having an ounce of creativity."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Creativity)

"My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Depression, Evolution)

"I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Bed, Night)

"At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade."
- Arnie Duncan
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Financial, Banks, College, Depression, Nation, Risk, Students)

"It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage."
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: America, Jazz)

"If someone is expressing everything I am feeling at the moment, it's probably Jon Stewart. I hear him and think, Yeah!"
- Sandy Duncan
(Related: Feeling)

"Sometimes I have given my husband a manuscript to read that has turned out to have fantastic rave reviews and he'll tell me it is no good. Well, if I didn't know him as well as I know him I would be terribly depressed."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Husband)

"The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a kind of aggressive complacency, that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity, I think, of a lack of confidence."
- Douglas Dunn
(Related: Negative, Confidence, Expression, Insecurity, Nationalism)

"Perhaps the strongest evidence that women have as broad and deep a capacity for physical aggression as men is anecdotal. And as with men, this capacity has expressed itself in acts from the brave to the brutal, the selfless to the senseless."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Men, Women, Aggression, Deep)

"Unfortunately the Republican tax cut will deny important revenues to many states facing their own deficits. This will create greater pressure for higher state and local taxes."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Tax, Pressure, Republican, State, states, Taxes, Will)

"I have Tourettes and Aspergers, but Tourrets and Aspergers don't have me. You know, I'm doing what I can to suppress it and I don't let it take advantage of me. It's not who I am. You know, I'm James Durbin. Like I said in the beginning, I am here to show America who I am, and it is what it is."
- James Durbin
(Related: America, Beginning)

"Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is involved, and which, consequently, cannot be explained by the social and general causes of the phenomenon."
- Emile Durkheim
(Related: Act, Causes, Suicide, Temperament)

"The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Genius, Reality, Rebellion, United)

"Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Women, Defense, Expression, Feminism)

"The lifestyle that an artist can have, the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines, was a very attractive one."
- John Dyer
(Related: Artist, Freedom, Pressure)

"I still take photographs for my own use, personal studies. I do not feel that I can fully express my views through the medium and this is why I have moved towards painting."
- John Dyer
(Related: Painting)

"Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Gratitude, Feeling, Kindness, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving)

"A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Peace, War, Fear, Nothing)

"I say there're no depressed words just depressed minds."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Words)

"Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Order)

"I have dined with kings, I've been offered wings. And I've never been too impressed."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Kings)

"What I'm thinking about more and more these days is simply the importance of transparency, and Jefferson's saying that he'd rather have a free press without a government than a government without a free press."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Government, Importance, Press, Saying, Thinking)

"My point here is I think international pressures of our acting unilaterally again are going to be such that the administration will say, well, we just can't take this on now."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Acting, Now, Will)

"It is almost impossible to reconcile self expression with the creative act."
- Charles Eames
(Related: Act, Expression, Self)

"It was Orwellian. I completely disappeared, and disappeared the same day. It was by early that evening when the Times story ran. That was an overreaction. All human beings under pressure behave poorly."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: Day, Evening, Pressure)

"But if you could make that mistake and press the send button and the entire world sees it forever."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: Mistake, Press, World)

"Nearness to nature... keeps the spirit sensitive to impressions not commonly felt and in touch with the unseen powers."
- Charles Alexander Eastman
(Related: Nature, Spirit)

"I've just simply used what I've used because of the great, great expressive potential of it."
- John Eaton
(Related: Potential)

"I'm thinking in terms of a point of departure, a field of action for performers to express an expressive need of mine which hopefully the context of music would convey."
- John Eaton
(Related: Music, Action, Departure, Thinking)

"We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view regarding religion on others by force, oppression, or pressure."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Religion, Force, Oppression, Pressure)

"Women are the victims of this patriarchal culture, but they are also its carriers. Let us keep in mind that every oppressive man was raised in the confines of his mother's home."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Home, Women, Mother, Culture, Man, Mind, Victims)

"The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I'm particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions."
- Bernard Ebbers
(Related: Time, Financial, Growth, Strength, Cause, Excitement, Results)

"The school-boy doesn't force himself to learn his vocabularies and rules altogether at night, but knows that be must impress them again in the morning."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Force, Night, Rules, School)

"The aim of the tests carried on with these syllable series was, by means of repeated audible perusal of the separate series, to so impress them that immediately afterward they could voluntarily be reproduced."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Tests)

"The right really dominates radio, and it's amazing how much energy the right spends telling us that the press is slanted to the left when it really isn't. They want to shut other people up. They really don't understand the First Amendment."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: People, Energy, First, Press, Right, Want)

"Rather than disliking theatre, I've expressed a preference for television because it tends to deal in its small way much more with issues and is able to reach a broader church of people than theatre."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: People, Church, Television, Theatre)

"Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Belief, Mind, Will)

"Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!"
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Business, America, Fathers)

"And I am saying, how about the other two branches? And putting the pressure on our representatives in the Senate and the Congress, and the court system. They should be counter-acting this corruption, but they are sitting there silent."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Congress, Corruption, Court, Pressure, Saying, Senate)

"The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children."
- Edward VIII
(Related: America, Children, Parents)

"She claimed she loved the camera, its warmth, its familiarity. She responded to its naked glare, its slavish attention to every expression of her face and body, with the kind of immediacy a trusted lover could expect."
- Anne Edwards
(Related: Attention, Body, Expression, Familiarity)

"But when you see personal artifacts relating to - by genealogy at least - a living human being, it was just more impressive to me than just about anything I've ever read about slavery before."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Being, Living, Slavery)

"Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life."
- Jonathan Edwards
(Related: Faith, Life, Expression, Prayer)

"The best, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each other is by music."
- Jonathan Edwards
(Related: Music, Mind)

"Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Concern, Conflict, Crisis, Security, Today)

"The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month, those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder, next to one student, concentrated attention, shining this beam of light on their work, on their thoughts and their self-expression, is going to be absolutely transformative, because so many of the students have not had that ever before."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Attention, Key, Light, Self, Students)

"I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you're trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Expectation, Film, Trying, Will)

"Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Science, Ideas, Language, May)

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Art, Knowledge, Expression, Joy)

"Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: People, Environment, Opinions)

"Truth is the greatest of all national possessions. A state, a people, a system which suppresses the truth or fears to publish it, deserves to collapse."
- Kurt Eisner
(Related: Truth, People, Possessions, State)

"I was already devouring literature and I was the ripe old age of 15 when I decided to be an actor. I just thought plays were the most fantastic way of expressing life. I thought I'd discovered Shakespeare - 'hey, there's a new guy in town, don't know if anyone's read him.' I was just excited about the whole thing, from day one."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Age, Life, Thought, Actor, Day, Literature, Old, Shakespeare)

"I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed. That's the only way I can express it."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Success, Being, Feeling)

"I've never got on with the British press because they've always given me such a hard time. Once they build a band up they just want to do people down. They shouldn't concentrate on the colour of someone's shirt they should listen to the music."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Music, Time, People, Press, Want)

"So, it becomes an exercise in futility if you write something that does not express the film as the director wishes. It's still their ball game. It's their show. I think any successful composer learns how to dance around the director's impulses."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Dance, Successful, Exercise, Film, Impulses, Wishes)

"A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe."
- George Eliot
(Related: Happiness, Heart, Feet, Woman)

"The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions."
- George Eliot
(Related: Happiness, Freedom)

"Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas."
- George Eliot
(Related: Ideas, Rest, Trouble)

"No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference."
- George Eliot
(Related: Compliment, Expression, Indifference)

"The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Business, Poetry, Feelings, Emotions)

"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Poetry, Emotion, Emotions, Expression, Personality, Want)

"Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must seek new literary influences; he will have different emotions to express."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Emotions, Literary, Will)

"You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Depression)

"I had a great many sex and love cases where people were absolutely devastated when somebody with whom they were compulsively in love didn't love them back. They were killing themselves with anxiety and depression."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Love, Sex, People, Anxiety, Depression, Killing)

"When love is suppressed hate takes its place."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Love, Hate)

"The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Art, Architecture, Lie, Beginning, Building, Dancing, End, First)

"The orchestration of press, radio and television to create a continuous, lasting and total environment renders the influence of propaganda virtually unnoticed precisely because it creates a constant environment."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Environment, Influence, Press, Propaganda, Television)

"Rather than doing the kind of fact-checking that normally goes with a story, you ran with certain stories for not wanting to get beat. There's a pressure that exists in your profession. I would be surprised in any honest exchange that you say that doesn't exist."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Fact, Pressure, Profession)

"Beauty without expression is boring."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Beauty, Expression)

"The freedom of thought and expression is one of the most sacred rights in this country."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Thought, Country, Expression, Freedom, Rights)

"The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy."
- Friedrich Engels
(Related: Class, Nothing, State)

"I wouldn't want the pressure of a Six Feet Under or the pressure of improvising like Curb Your Enthusiasm."
- Robert Englund
(Related: Enthusiasm, Feet, Pressure, Want)

"Over in the UK, the music press can be brutal. They can say wonderful things about you one week, and the next week, you're in the can."
- Enya
(Related: Music, Press)

"With my music, I can express myself so much. A lot of the fans can sense that I'm relating to them something that's quite personal."
- Enya
(Related: Music, Fans, Sense)

"He who allows oppression shares the crime."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Crime, Oppression)

"The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Art, Architecture, Expression, Vice)

"Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra, eliminates the very source of architectural expression."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Expression, Profit)

"Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Art, Science, Inspiration, Ideas, Expression, May, Senses)

"If you get depressed about being the second-best team in the world, then you've got a problem."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Being, World)

"That was just my own personal program: I didn't want to get too high over the good moments because I didn't want to be saddened and depressed when things didn't go as I had planned."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Moments, Want)

"Being a typical Pisces, I might have experienced mood shifts, but I don't remember any depression, or needing to do anything, or to have someone bring me out of being depressed."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Being, Depression)

"Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Being, Parents)

"I think I finally chose the graduate degree in engineering primarily because it only took one year and law school took three years, and I felt the pressure of being a little behind - although I was just 22."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Being, Engineering, Law, Pressure, School, Years)

"Buildings designed exclusively on scientific principles will depress their occupants and constrain their creativity."
- Robert Evans
(Related: Creativity, Principles, Will)

"The demographic weight of countries such as China and India exercise a massive pressure on our wages and salaries. They have accomplished massive technological advances and the revolution in information technology has reduced the costs of transport."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Technology, Countries, Exercise, Revolution, Information, Pressure, Wages, Weight)

"Depression scares people off. It makes me laugh that it has that kind of effect."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: People, Depression, Effect)

"If you suffer from depression, anything that makes you feel has to the most important thing in your life, because it's the only thing that can save you."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Life, Depression)

"Bananarama were written off from day one. Nobody believed in us but us. We kept having hits despite the record company, despite the press."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Company, Day, Press)

"This is what I am. I have periods of enormous self-destructive depression, where I go completely off my trolley and lose all sight of reality and reason."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Depression, Reality, Reason, Self, Sight)

"There's a lot of rage... you have to express it somehow. If I didn't express it in song, I'd become incredibly violent."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Song)

"Each mind is pressed, and open every ear, to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us."
- Edward Fairfax
(Related: Joy, Mind, Open)

"I think drugs were used by me as a way of suppressing my natural spirit."
- Marianne Faithfull
(Related: Drugs, Spirit)

"He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That's where he's getting his power from. He's young and has great elasticity."
- Nick Faldo
(Related: Power, Quick)

"I would like to thank the press from the heart of my bottom."
- Nick Faldo
(Related: Heart, Press)

"I have always looked on disobedience toward the oppressive as the only way to use the miracle of having been born."
- Oriana Fallaci
"It's been all over the press, and schools are deciding to shut it down. We released a public announcement saying that we had some potential solutions that we were working with, and once we had something concrete we would start implementing it and approach schools."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Potential, Press, Public, Saying, Schools)

"I think first impressions are important when you pick up a script."
- Dennis Farina
(Related: First)

"I've been impressed, over the last 15 years, with how often the somewhat conspiratorial comments of Haitian villagers have been proven to be correct when the historical record is probed carefully."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Years)

"Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst."
- George Farquhar
"And with the rape, I was showing why the rape statistics are exaggerated, and saying that date rape was much more complex than the way feminists had portrayed it, as men oppressing women."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Saying, Statistics)

"Men don't oppress women any more than women oppress men."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women)

"I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Music, Talent, Words)

"Health care for all Americans is the most pressing domestic issue today. It's far past time for the President and Congress to deliver health care to everyone."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Health, Time, Americans, Care, Congress, Past, President, Today)

"The key to making the inspections work is the Iraqi government making the crucial decision that because of the international pressure Iraq has to disarm itself."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Government, Work, Decision, Iraq, Key, Pressure)

"You want to come home from a tournament with a winner's medal. That's not the fans or the media putting us under pressure, that's the pressure we put ourselves under."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: Home, Fans, Media, Pressure, Want)

"In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many."
- Adam Ferguson
(Related: Rights, Pretension, State)

"The pace of technological change in recent years has been both impressive and positive for consumers."
- Mike Ferguson
(Related: Change, Positive, Years)

"The future of publishing lies with the small and medium-sized presses, because the big publishers in New York are all part of huge conglomerates."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: Future, Lies, Publishing)

"I think if there's a great depression there might be some hope."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: Hope, Depression)

"As a necessary prerequisite to the creation of new forms of expression one might, I suppose, argue that current sensibilities respond uniquely to the notion of exhaustion as exhaustion, although that does de facto seem rather limiting."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Creation, Exhaustion, Expression)

"Well, first I studied piano. I wasn't very satisfied because I though my teachers were dumb... and repressive."
- Luc Ferrari
(Related: Dumb, First, Teachers)

"I think I came across Cecil Taylor a bit later, in 65 or 66. That really impressed me - Cecil Taylor is an amazing character... Both his music and the way he approaches the instrument are astonishing."
- Luc Ferrari
(Related: Music, Character)

"Scientific views end in awe and mystery, lost at the edge in uncertainty, but they appear to be so deep and so impressive that the theory that it is all arranged as a stage for God to watch man's struggle for good and evil seems inadequate."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: God, Deep, End, Evil, Man, Mystery, Struggle, Theory, Uncertainty)

"Saturn seems to have impressed the seal of melancholy on me from the beginning."
- Marsilio Ficino
(Related: Beginning, Melancholy)

"Write what you feel. Write because of that need for expression."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Expression)

"I began to be impressed by what made a good book-how you needed to have a sensible story, a plot that developed, with a beginning, a middle, and an end that would tie everything together."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Beginning, End)

"Never try to impress a woman, because if you do she'll expect you to keep up the standard for the rest of your life."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Life, Rest, Woman)

"I couldn't get as big as a bodybuilder. I tried to put on as much weight in the right places as I could. My weightlifting was impressive for me, but not for some of the guys I see down at the gym."
- Ralph Fiennes
(Related: Right, Weight)

"The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time, even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps to a majority of Americans."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Time, Idea, Americans, Majority, Press, Vietnam)

"Asked at the hearing why she hadn't pressed the FBI more closely about what it knew, or didn't know, about domestic terrorist threats, Rice acted as though the question was an odd one: it wasn't her job. Well, in retrospect, it was and now certainly is."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Hearing, Job, Now, Question)

"No, she is right up there with the best I've worked with. I was very impressed with her, I really was."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Right)

"As there is oppression of the majority such oppression will be fought with increasing hatred."
- Bram Fischer
(Related: Hatred, Majority, Oppression, Will)

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

"Some of the press who speak loudly about the freedom of the press are themselves the enemies of freedom. Countless people dare not say a thing because they know it will be picked up and made a song of by the press. That limits freedom."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: People, Enemies, Freedom, Limits, Press, Song, Will)

"You had to decompress the pressure before the race. I taught my heart to relax. I lay down before the race. It gave me more energy just before the race."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Heart, Energy, Pressure, Race, Relax)

"To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Life, Being, Danger)

"The press briefing today I believe has lost much of its usefulness."
- Marlin Fitzwater
(Related: Press, Today, Usefulness)

"I had to go into a studio and compose and write and press up 12 songs in 14 hours. When you're recording a song from scratch it takes you 14 hours to do just one song."
- Grandmaster Flash
(Related: Press, Song, Songs)

"One mustn't look at the abyss, because there is at the bottom an inexpressible charm which attracts us."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Charm)

"I really understand what that process is all about and how important it is, especially with young folk and creative folk that love looking for some platform that makes it easier for them to express themselves."
- Mick Fleetwood
(Related: Love, Folk)

"When I was on the ice, in the lights, with the music and the motion, there was a certain kind of flirtation that gave great energy and expressiveness to my performance."
- Peggy Fleming
(Related: Music, Performance, Energy, Flirtation)

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

"I think anything that is expressed directly and as honestly as possible will last."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Will)

"It seems to me opera is just as relevant as an expressive art as anything else."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Art, Opera)

"I was a student at Harvard, and that's where I learned about so-called avant-garde music. Jackson Pollock, abstract expressionism and painting were well known at this time."
- Henry Flynt
(Related: Time, Music, Painting)

"We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Politics, Thought, Church, Expression, Freedom, Ugly)

"Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Politics, Expression)

"I choose to express myself."
- Dan Fogelberg
"It's a tough thing to know that when you're making your album, you're going to end up collaborating with, say, Wal-Mart, on your artwork. That just sucks. And the pressure behind getting the numbers real fast is, to me, dizzying."
- Ben Folds
(Related: End, Numbers, Pressure)

"We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation."
- Jane Fonda
(Related: Control, Thoughts, Repetition, Words)

"In those days there was not so much pressure on us."
- Just Fontaine
(Related: Pressure)

"I prize the Depression, for instance, because I learned the value of things in the Depression that a way people who don't have to worry about such things never learned to prize it really, I believe."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: People, Depression, Value, Worry)

"I don't ever want to believe my own press clippings, good or bad."
- Bill Ford
(Related: Press, Want)

"There are people who believe in an absolutely transparent prose; with every respect for clarity of expression, I don't."
- John M. Ford
(Related: People, Clarity, Expression, Prose, Respect)

"It's a mood record. Like one night you're going to be down in the dumps depressed because you're thinking about your ex-boyfriend and the next moment you're gonna be like screw him you know? And the next one you're saying to yourself "God I'm in love.""
- Willa Ford
(Related: Love, Night, Saying, Thinking)

"My play is the ultimate expression of my feeling of the twilight of Western civilization."
- Richard Foreman
(Related: Civilization, Expression, Feeling, Play, Twilight)

"It's better to have done because then you know what the player is going through and you understand the pressure, but then on the other hand I know a lot of people that were good players but not good coaches, and vice versa."
- Guy Forget
(Related: People, Coaches, Pressure, Vice)

"Alright, so I'm a manic depressive. What do you want from me?"
- Claire Forlani
(Related: Want)

"Depression is close to me, but suicide hasn't been."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: Depression, Suicide)

"I tell you, in my opinion, the cornerstone of democracy is free press - that's the cornerstone."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Democracy, Opinion, Press)

"Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good: they must express the personality both of the writer and of the recipient."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Letters, Personality, Tests, Writer)

"Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Love, People, Negative, Virtue, Being, Press, Tolerance)

"Mob law is the most forcible expression of an abnormal public opinion; it shows that society is rotten to the core."
- Timothy Thomas Fortune
(Related: Society, Expression, Law, Mob, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: God, Press)

"If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost."
- Michel Foucault
(Related: Age, Power, Knowledge, Reason, Repression, Sexuality, Will)

"The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God Himself."
- Emmet Fox
(Related: Art, Life, God, Expression, Present)

"I think people are born bisexual and the make subconscious choices based on the pressures of society. I have no question in my mind about being bisexual. But I'm also a hypocrite: I would never date a girl who is bisexual, because that means they also sleep with men, and men are so dirty that I'd never sleep with a girl who had slept with a man."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Men, Society, People, Being, Choices, Man, Mind, Question, Sleep)

"A terrorist network that believes a nation so tested will fold under pressure of a few horrific acts may capture its attention, but will not achieve its submission."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Attention, May, Nation, Network, Pressure, Will)

"No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign."
- Anatole France
(Related: Government, God, Chance, Press, Want, Will)

"The fool shouts loudly, thinking to impress the world."
- Marie de France
(Related: Fool, Thinking, World)

"If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer."
- Anne Frank
(Related: People, Mind)

"But here too it should be noted that the President's approach was to first ask the repressive and brutal Taliban to surrender Osama bin Laden to us, and only after that government refused to do that did we invade."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Government, First, Osama bin laden, President, Surrender)

"Well, a lot of politics is communicating with people, and obviously comedy has something to do with that. I've been a producer and led people. Also, being a comedian, you're under pressure."
- Al Franken
(Related: Politics, People, Being, Comedy, Pressure)

"Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a means to the end of achieving a free society."
- Felix Frankfurter
(Related: Society, End, Freedom, Press)

"Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human."
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Related: Life, Being, Expression, Meaning, State)

"It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Desire, First)

"I'm not one of these actors who feels a pressing need to direct, and I have no plans to do it."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: Actors)

"The government's objective, broadly expressed, is that all persons, whatever their level of ability, whether they live in town or country, have a right as citizens to a free education of the kind for which they are best fitted and to the fullest extent of their powers."
- Peter Fraser
(Related: Education, Government, Ability, Country, Right)

"You can create a good impression on yourself by being right, he realizes, but for creating a good impression on others there's nothing to beat being totally and catastrophically wrong."
- Michael Frayn
(Related: Impression, Being, Nothing, Right, Wrong)

"I was concerned about who he would put in there as FBI director because he had expressed antipathy for the FBI, for the director. I was going to stay there and make sure that he couldn't replace me."
- Louis Freeh
"I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone."
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Pressure)

"The minimum wage was enacted in 1937 during the Great Depression and it has been increased 16 times. It's a well-established economic policy to help families."
- John Freeman
(Related: Policy, Depression, Help, Wage)

"I'm not intimidated by lead roles. I'm better in them. I don't feel pressure. I feel released at times like that. That's what I'm born to do."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Pressure)

"When you take a shower in space, you have to press the water onto your body to clean yourself, and then you gotta vacuum it off."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Body, Press, Space, Water)

"It is absolutely essential that the oppressed participate in the revolutionary process with an increasingly critical awareness of their role as subjects of the transformation."
- Paulo Freire
(Related: Awareness)

"We believe that civilization has been created under the pressure of the exigencies of life at the cost of satisfaction of the instincts."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Life, Civilization, Pressure, Satisfaction)

"I don't know about the rest of you, but I feel pressed and tense almost every day of my life about something or other. And I think it's the one thing, as I look into people's eyes, that I think I share with almost everybody."
- William Friedkin
(Related: Life, People, Day, Eyes, Rest)

"I'm not totally altruistic. I've always had great career ambitions. But it has to come out in an organic way. If you push yourself out beyond where you are supposed to be, there's this pressure."
- David Friedman
(Related: Career, Pressure)

"They greatly respected scholarship in itself, but they also impressed upon us that there were great opportunities available for those who were well educated. I received my primary and secondary education in Chicago."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Education, Chicago)

"The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Government, Depression, Economy, Unemployment)

"TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: Press, Printing, Teaching)

"September 11 impressed upon us that life is a precious gift. Every life has a purpose. And I think we all have a duty to devote at least a small portion of our daily lives to ensuring that neither America nor the world ever forgets September 11."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Life, Purpose, America, Duty, World)

"Pressed into service means pressed out of shape."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Service)

"The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Life, Impression, Reason, School)

"Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second."
- Robert Frost
(Related: First, Pressure, Talking, Writing)

"I do not question the power of our weapons and the efficiency of our logistics; I cannot say these things delight me as the y seem to delight some of our officials, but they are certainly impressive."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Power, Delight, Efficiency, Question, Weapons)

"I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Men, Americans, Opinion)

"Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Mind, Public)

"Then, as now, the Disney studio buzzed with activity. You had a strong impression of being at the center of something very exciting."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Impression, Being, Disney, Now)

"But I'm not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression."
- Edward Furlong
(Related: Impression)

"I find nothing more depressing than optimism."
- Paul Fussell
(Related: Optimism, Nothing)

"We have been terrorised by what happened in America and we express our condolences to the American people who suffered from this unexpected catastrophe and a new world war."
- Muammar al Gaddafi
(Related: War, People, America, American, World, World war)

"I was putting all those pressures on myself."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
"In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song."
- Peter Gallagher
(Related: Family, Friends, Martin, Singing, Song)

"I made a written report which is still today in existence. I have a photocopy of it, and I am saying that in production this aircraft could perhaps substitute for three propeller- driven aircraft of the best existing type. This was my impression."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Impression, Existence, Production, Saying, Today)

"Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Burden, College, Country, Hospitals, Jobs, Labor, Students, Summer, Wages)

"Control of vibrato helps your musical expression."
- James Galway
(Related: Control, Expression)

"Action expresses priorities."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Action, Priorities)

"A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Compromise, Expression, Limits, Perfection, Practice)

"All my stories were usually titled, 'White House Says,' 'President Bush Wants,' and I relied on transcripts from the briefings. I relied on press releases that were sent to the press for the purpose of accurately portraying what the White House believed or wanted."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Purpose, Press)

"I remember the first reading of the script we had and everybody was sitting around the table. I was very impressed with the level of acting that was in the room, particularly with Jennifer who has so much responsibility."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Acting, First, Reading, Responsibility)

"Everything I do in my life is very instinctual and in the moment. If I'm attracted to something, that's it. If I have reservations, those don't change till they're resolved. My first impression is how I go."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Change, Life, Impression, First)

"But audio is a component of video, so there's always been that anyway, and although we've never expressed a visual side apart from the Grateful Dead movie, I don't find it that remote, you know what I mean? It's a departure of sorts, but it's like a first cousin."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: Departure, First)

"The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Balance, Concern, Discovery, Light)

"The creative individual has the capacity to free himself from the web of social pressures in which the rest of us are caught. He is capable of questioning the assumptions that the rest of us accept."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Questioning, Rest)

"Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy."
- Hamlin Garland
(Related: Life, Blood, Dawn, Pressure)

"The main benefit of the book for the more experienced practitioners is as an evangelical tool. The book will give you some ways of expressing the value and importance of your work that you may not have had before."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Work, Importance, May, Value, Will)

"There are some aspects of the diagram that I wish I had expressed a little more clearly."
- Jesse James Garrett
"However, the radio and national media depend much more on the hype from a good record label, and from a " buzz " about a band, then from just one or two good shows. There are a lot of artists that have a ton of good press going for them, and still do not make it big in the US."
- Pat Garrett
(Related: Artists, Media, Press)

"My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Power, Books, Country, Rights, Law, Office, Protection, State, Years)

"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)

"But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest."
- John Gay
(Related: Kiss, Rest)

"Expressing anger is a form of public littering."
- Willard Gaylin
(Related: Anger, Public)

"Pressed caviar has the consistency of chilled tar."
- William E. Geist
(Related: Consistency)

"We judged that a sudden, disorderly failure of Bear would have brought with it unpredictable but severe consequences for the functioning of the broader financial system and the broader economy, with lower equity prices, further downward pressure on home values, and less access to credit for companies and households."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Home, Failure, Financial, Values, Consequences, Credit, Economy, Pressure)

"Certainly, I think being depressed is absolutely part of the human condition, it has to be, if there's joy there's its opposite, and it's something you ride if you possibly can."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Being, Joy)

"It's like you asked me about the depression thing: you grope towards an understanding of whatever it is your going through, and it's not personal, there are forces in play around you, and you seek to understand them and that way you can go on."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Depression, Play, Understanding)

"But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Experience, People, Being, Depression, Learning)

"After the desperate years of their own war, after six years of repression inside Spain and six years of horror in exile, these people remain intact in spirit. They are armed with a transcendent faith; they have never won, and yet they have never accepted defeat."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Faith, War, People, Defeat, Horror, Repression, Spain, Spirit, Years)

"Crafts make us feel rooted, give us a sense of belonging and connect us with our history. Our ancestors used to create these crafts out of necessity, and now we do them for fun, to make money and to express ourselves."
- Phyllis George
(Related: Money, History, Fun, Necessity, Now, Sense)

"I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors."
- King George V
(Related: Impression, Country, Old, Trade)

"I'm less needy about needing to express myself through acting. I have many different lives outside of this that are extremely fulfilling."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Acting)

"No fashion has ever been created expressly for the lean purse or for the fat woman: the dressmaker's ideal is the thin millionaires."
- Katherine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Fashion)

"But I think the Champions League Final puts a massive pressure on every player and the manager, but we're enjoying the pressure and hopefully we can go there and win it."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Manager, Pressure)

"It's depressing and scary, but he needs to know the world around him because he's fourteen now and in two years he's going to drive. He needs to know what goes on out in the world. I'm not going to always be there."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Needs, Now, World, Years)

"We are so lucky Americans are impressive with what they're willing to give. We get bashed too much. And, so many young people in this country give so much. They're not all gang bangers."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: People, Americans, Country)

"As a mom, I always feel I have to protect them. I talk about them because they are the most important things in my life but they are private people. I won't use them for my own press."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Life, Mom, People, Press, Talk)

"In Japan, I was immensely impressed by the politeness, industrious nature and conscientiousness of the Japanese people."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Nature, People, Politeness)

"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)

"Once the object has been constructed, I have a tendency to discover in it, transformed and displaced, images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me."
- Alberto Giacometti
(Related: Facts)

"Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building."
- A. Bartlett Giamatti
(Related: Art, Work, Building, Giving, Teachers)

"But if, if you take a look at what would have happened, I mean, do we need to see soup lines down the street to figure out what would have happened? We avoided - and all economists will tell you that millions of jobs were saved because of the Recovery Act, and we avoided a second Great Depression. That, that is a reality."
- Alexi Giannoulias
(Related: Act, Depression, Jobs, Reality, Will)

"I have to take time occasionally to get away from the pressures of this business. If I don't, I think I would get stale, and that would show in my music."
- Andy Gibb
(Related: Music, Time, Business)

"The music comes first. When Geoff has made something the inspiration comes automatically. His music is very expressive. But still is is a very difficult process: I have to add something to his music, not push it away. It has to be equal, and I find that very difficult."
- Beth Gibbons
(Related: Music, Inspiration, First)

"Investing in auto companies and ensuring a financial collapse didn't lead not from a recession to a great depression may not have been the most popular thing to do, but it was the right thing to do."
- Robert Gibbs
(Related: Financial, Depression, May, Popular, Right)

"The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Obvious)

"Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Being, Expression, Man, Nothing, Silly)

"Some people say my work is often depressing and pessimistic, with the emphasis on death, blood, overcrowding, strange beings and so on, but I don't really think it is."
- H. R. Giger
(Related: Work, Death, People, Blood)

"The beliefs expressed in the Declaration of Independence remain a standard for our nation today. They also remain a standard for those nations across the globe striving to achieve democracy."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Beliefs, Democracy, Independence, Nation, Nations, Today)

"In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, our nation has been put under considerable fiscal pressure."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Nation, Pressure)

"You have to give the press confrontations. When you give them confrontations, you get attention; when you get attention, you can educate."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Attention, Press)

"Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Poetry, Time, Bed, Expression, Lying, Night, Party, Public, Thinking, World)

"We don't know where our first impressions come from or precisely what they mean, so we don't always appreciate their fragility."
- Malcolm Gladwell
(Related: First)

"When I was in Philadelphia during the Depression in 1930 or '31, I got a very sad job as a night watchman in a garage. The cars in the garage had been abandoned by their owners, since they had lost their jobs and couldn't keep up the payments."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Depression, Job, Jobs, Night)

"I met my wife in Washington, D.C. I was a senior in college. WW II was about to descend upon us. Jobs were starting to open up after a prolonged depression."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Wife, College, Depression, Jobs, Open, Washington)

"Not since the Depression has the state been this dry, have our rivers been this low, our water table this low, and our reservoirs this low."
- Parris Glendening
(Related: Depression, Rivers, State, Water)

"I am a smiling depressive."
- Trisha Goddard
"The biggest deal for me was that all 24 winners are placed on the Billboard CD of the Year, which went out to 500 of the biggest Music Reps in the business, from radio and press to management and booking."
- Arthur Godfrey
(Related: Music, Business, Management, Press)

"Think of the press as a great keyboard on which the government can play."
- Joseph Goebbels
(Related: Government, Play, Press)

"The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Art, Work)

"No, originally I thought that writing articles would keep me from having to see a psychiatrist, but I became even more depressed as a result."
- Theo Van Gogh
(Related: Thought, Result, Writing)

"As soon as you sit down to write about something you are pressing your nose deeper into the sewer of facts."
- Theo Van Gogh
(Related: Facts)

"I, I don't think anybody's continually happy, uh, except idiots, you know. You know, you have to have little moments of depression."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Depression, Idiots, Moments)

"Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ. On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous; yet the poison works its way persistently, until the entire fabric is doomed."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Expression, May, Poison)

"In the true sense one's native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Home, Land, Sense, Tradition)

"The other thing is that if you rely solely on medication to manage depression or anxiety, for example, you have done nothing to train the mind, so that when you come off the medication, you are just as vulnerable to a relapse as though you had never taken the medication."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Anxiety, Depression, Example, Mind, Nothing)

"As a general truth, it is safe to say that any picture that produces a moral impression is a bad picture."
- Edmond De Goncourt
(Related: Truth, Impression)

"We need to thank all of our troops, and particularly those for whom we can never express enough gratitude for they have given their lives so that all of us may be free and that our democracy can be a shining light for the rest of the world."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Gratitude, Democracy, Light, May, Rest, Troops, World)

"Now, I have big-money offers on three movies, and I have director approval. That's kind of scary,' he says. 'No directors have been attached. That's a lot of pressure on me."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Movies, Approval, Now, Pressure)

"Like, every couple of months you read, they rewrite, you come back in, they've animated more stuff - they usually videotape you while you're reading it - so they'll incorporate some gestures and some facial expressions into it."
- John Goodman
(Related: Months, Reading)

"If you had asked people in 1929, 'Here is what is about to happen. How much would you pay to avoid the Great Depression from occurring?' The answer is they would have paid a lot. They would have borrowed money if it could be used to prevent the Great Depression."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Money, People, Depression)

"Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Music, Dreams, People, Feelings, Beginning, Jazz, Living)

"The Bush administration works closely with a network of rapid response digital brownshirts who work to pressure reporters and their editors for 'undermining support for our troops.'"
- Al Gore
(Related: Work, Editors, Network, Pressure, Support, Troops)

"I felt we really couldn't be separated that much. I'd had a baby, and I was traveling and working alone while he was in the Army. It was very difficult-the phone calls and all of that. I really was very depressed."
- Eydie Gorme
(Related: Army, Baby, Traveling)

"The pressure to being a comedian is being funny, but I've given that up, so there is no pressure whatsoever."
- Gilbert Gottfried
(Related: Funny, Being, Pressure)

"As a player you are always made to feel welcome, but at the same time, there is too much pressure."
- David Gower
(Related: Time, Pressure)

"Nasser Hussain is brilliant. I am very impressed with him. With no disrespect to the current players, he has had to work with material which is not of the highest quality."
- David Gower
(Related: Work, Quality)

"Marks of Identity is, among other things, the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary intellectual with respect to his own country."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Alienation, Country, Expression, Identity, Respect)

"In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Faith, Society, Feelings, Hope, Beliefs, Harmony, Religious, Writer)

"A contemporary artist can use the findings of all epochs and all styles, from the most primitive literary expressions up to the most refined products of the baroque."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Artist, Literary)

"I don't talk about my personal life with the press."
- Topher Grace
(Related: Life, Press, Talk)

"I'd like to think I could do something great - a performance like Meryl Streep's in 'Sophie's Choice' - at some point in my life. At the same time, though, I don't want to put too much pressure on myself to be great."
- Heather Graham
(Related: Life, Time, Performance, Choice, Pressure, Want)

"I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows."
- Katherine Graham
(Related: Government, Democracy, Press, Secrets)

"The press these days should be rather careful about its role. We may have acquired some tendencies about over-involvement that we had better overcome."
- Katherine Graham
(Related: May, Press)

"There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows."
- Katherine Graham
(Related: Government, Democracy, Press, Public, Secrets)

"There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Life, Time, Action, Energy, Expression, Force, Vitality)

"A programming language is for thinking about programs, not for expressing programs you've already thought of. It should be a pencil, not a pen."
- Paul Graham
(Related: Thought, Language, Pen, Programming, Thinking)

"I have been under considerable pressure to buy at least a laptop computer. I have always turned the suggestions down for the reason that I have never done creative work on a typewriter. There is to me a lack of empathy."
- Winston Graham
(Related: Work, Computer, Empathy, Pressure, Reason)

"We put out press releases to tell people what had happened to me and that I had a large weight gain but a lot of people still didn't know. The ones that didn't know were floored. That was a real humbling experience for me."
- Lou Gramm
(Related: Experience, People, Gain, Press, Weight)

"Pressure is calming to the nervous system."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Pressure)

"When you take a drug to treat high blood pressure or diabetes, you have an objective test to measure blood pressure and the amount of sugar in the blood. It is straight-forward. With autism, you are looking for changes in behavior."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Behavior, Blood, Measure, Pressure)

"I would not be here now if I did not have anti-depressants."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Now)

"I have been on the same dose of anti-depressants for 15 years, and my nerves still go up and down in cycles; but my nerves are cycling at a lower level than they were before."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Nerves, Years)

"Everybody's entitled to think whatever they want and to express that, but my personal day-to-day experience does not come into contact with any of those people."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Experience, People, Day, Want)

"What is he? He's a puppeteer and he's got a lot of inspiration all around him, and the fact that they can manipulate the expressions now with ease compared to what it used to be."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Inspiration, Fact, Now)

"Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper."
- Gunter Grass
(Related: Art, Expression, Fight, Passion)

"Laughter is the valve on the pressure cooker of life. Either you laugh and suffer, or you got your beans or brains on the ceiling."
- Wavy Gravy
(Related: Life, Laughter, Pressure)

"A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood."
- John Gray
(Related: Women, Being, Problems, Stress)

"You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings."
- Catherine the Great
(Related: Men, Living)

"I've always avoided expressing an opinion about where I think the republican movement should go - if it should go anywhere at all."
- Guy Green
(Related: Opinion, Republican)

"The impression I have of Justice Warren is that he was looking for the just result in a case regardless of fixed dogma or principles and I like to think that I'm in that mold."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Impression, Justice, Principles, Result)

"If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide."
- Meg Greenfield
(Related: Mother, Being, First, Opponents, Press, Will, Years)

"The proof that God has revealed himself to man by special and express communications, and that Christianity constitutes that revelation, is no part of these inquiries."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: God, Christianity, Man, Proof)

"Revolution is the festival of the oppressed."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Revolution)

"The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Women, Revolution, Joy, Struggle)

"What is writing but an expression of my own life?"
- Zane Grey
(Related: Life, Expression, Writing)

"I see so much more than I used to see. The effect has been to depress and sadden and hurt me terribly."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Effect, Hurt)

"Its attitude, which it has preached and practiced, is skepticism. Now, it finds, the public is applying that skepticism to the press."
- Thomas Griffith
(Related: Attitude, Now, Press, Public, Skepticism)

"We had had several mine disasters where workers, some of the workers were rescued. It was, you know, who was lucky and who weren't. Some would find the air pockets But, in this one, bam, it was just, everybody was gone and it greatly depressed the state."
- Richard Grimes
(Related: Disasters, State, Workers)

"I believe certain members of the U.S. Congress have aided in the oppression and diversion of critical information that could have revealed a fullness of truth long ago."
- Bo Gritz
(Related: Truth, Congress, Information, Oppression)

"Disease is a vital expression of the human organism."
- Georg Groddeck
(Related: Disease, Expression)

"Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster."
- Andy Grove
(Related: Act, Leaders, Pressure, Today)

"With my friends, I don't feel pressure to be someone other than who I am."
- Judith Guest
(Related: Friends, Pressure)

"I've certainly experienced racism, but it has not made a great impact on me. I have always thought, as I got older and older, I was more in charge of who I was. What someone thought about me or said about me made less of an impression on me at very vulnerable times."
- Robert Guillaume
(Related: Thought, Impression, Racism)

"I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Imagination, Doubt)

"Everyone has a responsibility to not only tolerate another person's point of view, but also to accept it eagerly as a challenge to your own understanding. And express those challenges in terms of serving other people."
- Arlo Guthrie
(Related: People, Challenge, Responsibility, Understanding)

"Young people discovering their sexuality must know they walk with a strong tradition and that they are not alone. They have a right to information without being pressured."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: People, Being, Information, Right, Sexuality, Tradition)

"With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will."
- Ernst Haas
(Related: Time, Impression, First, Language, Now, Past, Photography, Reality, Will)

"A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?"
- Ernst Haas
(Related: Impression, Expression)

"I was trained to be an actor, not a star. I was trained to play roles, not to deal with fame and agents and lawyers and the press."
- Gene Hackman
(Related: Actor, Fame, Lawyers, Play, Press)

"You hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear these words I say to myself, 'That man is a Red, that man is a Communist!' You never hear a real American talk like that."
- Frank Hague
(Related: Time, American, Free speech, Rights, Man, Press, Talk, Words)

"Wouldn't it be better to have a watertight law designed to catch the guilty, rather than a press release law designed to catch the headlines?"
- William Hague
(Related: Law, Press)

"I regard freedom of expression as the primary right without which one can not have a proper functioning democracy."
- Lord Hailsham
(Related: Democracy, Expression, Freedom, Right)

"Nixon, who spent much of his career attacking the press and saying he was a victim of the press, was in fact created by the press, in this case the L.A. Times."
- David Halberstam
(Related: Career, Fact, Nixon, Press, Saying)

"With the marketing pressures driving the book world today, it's much easier to get the author of a memoir on a television show than a serious novelist."
- David Halberstam
(Related: Driving, Marketing, Television, Today, World)

"So I think it's fair to say it's even more of a challenge for some of these actors that are coming up, because there's such a pressure to look good, to be sexy and be palatable to people on whatever level."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: People, Actors, Challenge, Pressure)

"We all know pain doesn't exist without some coexisting depression."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Depression, Pain)

"More negatives write than call. It's a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic."
- John Hall
(Related: Sympathy, Contempt, Expression, Letters, Poor)

"I think anybody would be hard pressed not to relate to at least one of the characters, because there's so many different multifaceted people populating this crazy world."
- Michael C. Hall
(Related: People, World)

"Yes, I mean, There's nothing like it. There is an added sense of pressure because of that, but there's also nothing like the thrill you get being in the same space with that audience right there and then. And when you do it, it's over."
- Michael C. Hall
(Related: Being, Nothing, Pressure, Right, Sense, Space)

"There's always going to be that pressure when you're in front of the camera. When you're famous it's just an extreme version of reality and there's a pressure to look a certain way."
- Geri Halliwell
(Related: Extreme, Famous, Pressure, Reality)

"One is, that they will feel about you that you're going to make something wonderful for them. And they help you by expressing themselves. Not telling you how to do it, but encouraging you and accepting your vision and working with you on that kind of a level."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Encouraging, Vision, Help, Will)

"If ask 100 Arkansans about the phrase, 'the public option,' or 'a public option,' you'll get 100 different impressions about what that means."
- Bill Halter
(Related: Public)

"Every phenomenon of nature was a word, - the sign, symbol and pledge of a new, mysterious, inexpressible but all the more intimate union, participation and community of divine energies and ideas."
- Johann G. Hamann
(Related: Nature, Ideas, Community, Participation, Symbol, Word)

"People have got to get together and work together. I'm tired of the kind of oppression that white people have inflicted on us and are still trying to inflict."
- Fannie Lou Hamer
(Related: Work, People, Oppression, Trying)

"It's flattering to make a picture which becomes a classic within 10 years; it's not so flattering, however, when people get the impression it's the only picture you've ever made."
- Robert Hamer
(Related: People, Impression, Years)

"When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Medical, Impression, American, Friends, Poor, Sentimentality, Silence, Socialism)

"Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within."
- Edith Hamilton
(Related: Art, Conflict, Expression, Solution, World)

"When you're expected to win and you have the press saying that you are going to win the Olympic gold medal, and you're the only sure thing in the Olympics, it can undermine your confidence."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Confidence, Gold, Press, Saying)

"I was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that I found wildly impressive."
- Marvin Hamlisch
(Related: Music, Composers, Writing)

"You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Impression, Want)

"You have discovered so much kindness and good will to those you thought were oppressed, and had no helper, that I am sure you will not despise what I have wrote, if you judge it will be of any service to them."
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: Thought, Kindness, Service, Will)

"Music is the tool to express life - and all that makes a difference."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Life, Music, Difference)

"Getting the Oscar had the biggest impression on me."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Impression)

"It pulled me like a magnet, jazz did, because it was a way that I could express myself."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Jazz)

"In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Dissent, End, Heresy, Risk)

"You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Doubt, Fact, Injustice, Mind, Open, Oppression, Voice)

"With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds."
- William Christopher Handy
(Related: Guitar)

"Recent studies have revealed that children 8-10 years old are being diagnosed with Type II diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure at an alarming rate."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Being, Blood, Children, Old, Pressure, Years)

"With all of the holiday cheer in the air, it's easy to overlook the ingredients in the foods. Ingredients such as salt, sugar, and fat - all of which leads to diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes, heart disease, and cancer."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Heart, Blood, Cancer, Disease, Holiday, Pressure)

"A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Health, Heart, Blood, Cancer, Disease, Fighting, Holiday, Key, Pressure)

"The pressures are intense, because the rewards for success and the penalty for failure are more and more."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Success, Failure)

"It is refreshing to be able to express my views without having to toe a party line. It has got me into trouble on the odd occasion, but I am not going to stop saying what I think."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Party, Saying, Trouble)

"As I said this year, I didn't try to put any pressure on me by setting high goals or anything, I just want to make sure that every single time I'm out there on the court I do my best, I give 100%, and see where it's going to end up next year."
- Daniela Hantuchova
(Related: Time, Goals, Court, End, Pressure, Want)

"Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce; it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Environmental, Power, Financial, Commerce, Principles)

"It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Men, Feelings, Language, Woman)

"My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Thought, Emotion, Opinion)

"The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impressions it receives the oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones."
- Julius Charles Hare
(Related: Mind)

"To remove this obstacle I repeat or refer to such knowledge as has come under my notice, my own previously expressed views, and also describe and exhibit my last experiments and explain their novelty and utility."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Knowledge, Novelty)

"The wings are moved several times by hand to charge the crank chamber with mixture, which flows on through the external pipe and inlet valve to the compression space and cylinder."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Space)

"As long as the songs are strong, I think you can express yourself in any style and have it be soulful and have it be your own voice."
- Ben Harper
(Related: Songs, Style, Voice)

"God comes to us in theater in the way we communicate with each other, whether it be a symphony orchestra, or a wonderful ballet, or a beautiful painting, or a play. It's a way of expressing our humanity."
- Julie Harris
(Related: God, Ballet, Humanity, Painting, Play, Theater)

"Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Power, Personality)

"We were not given any statistics as to how many records were pressed on the blue label. I used to ask Bob Shad how we were going to get paid from record sales and what I got for an answer was not to worry about the business end of the deal."
- Phil Harris
(Related: Business, End, Sales, Statistics, Worry)

"This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Government, Being, Concern, Now, Russia, Spirit)

"Music has become a bigger business, and with that there is more pressure to succeed; I think that it creates a negative pressure for being creative."
- Jerry Harrison
(Related: Music, Business, Negative, Being, Pressure, Succeed)

"CRATEL is a center with a two-fold mission - to explore technology as an expressive element and to use technology to bridge gaps between diverse groups of people."
- John Harrison
(Related: Technology, People, Mission)

"The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed."
- William Henry Harrison
(Related: Power, Right)

"The pressure to be timely with news has increased every year."
- Mary Hart
(Related: News, Pressure)

"There have been many cases in which stars have come to us first to break the news because they knew the pressure was on. They wanted to have it on the air so that they could give their honest evaluation of the situation."
- Mary Hart
(Related: First, News, Pressure, Stars)

"The best way to express rhythm is music."
- John Hartford
(Related: Music)

"Indiscriminate firing by police on people is absolute barbarism. Instead of solving their problems, the government is trying to suppress the people by force."
- Sheikh Hasina
(Related: Government, People, Force, Police, Problems, Trying)

"Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impression which nature makes upon the eye and brain."
- Childe Hassam
(Related: Nature, Art, Impression, Eye)

"Our heroes are fighting to bring stability to the Middle East, and they have put pressure on all of the tyrannies of the Middle East. They have taken a stand against tyranny, against terrorists, and for the prospect of decent societies throughout that region."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Fighting, Heroes, Pressure, Stability, Tyranny)