Quotes and Sayings about Rap



"I think my prose reads as if English were my second language. By the time I get to the end of a paragraph, I'm dodging bullets and gasping for breath."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Time, End, English, Language, Prose)

"Photography helps people to see."
- Berenice Abbott
(Related: People, Photography)

"Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death."
- Berenice Abbott
(Related: Death, Life, Positive, Act, Living, Photography, Song, Word)

"I didn't decide to be a photographer; I just happened to fall into it."
- Berenice Abbott
"Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past."
- Berenice Abbott
(Related: Past, Photography, Present)

"Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself."
- Berenice Abbott
(Related: Photography)

"Idol has pretty much taken me out of my recording and out of my choreography. I have managed to slip in some choreography jobs. And I've been writing songs for other artists."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Artists, Jobs, Pretty, Songs, Writing)

"I signed on with Disney to star and choreograph an original film."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Disney, Film)

"I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Negative, Actions, Students, Teachers)

"A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes."
- Sam Abell
(Related: Work, Mistakes, Needs, World)

"As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs."
- Sam Abell
(Related: Photography, Pleasure, Simplicity)

"Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment - this very moment - to stay."
- Sam Abell
(Related: Desire, Photography)

"Many have changed so much that they have lost the magic of the dream that carried them on their own bootstraps."
- Peter Abrahams
(Related: Dream, Magic)

"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 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)

"Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Disappointment, Photography)

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

"In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Ability, Chance, Eye, Feeling, Mind, Practice, Sense, Sight, Will)

"A good photograph is knowing where to stand."
- Ansel Adams
"When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Eye, Meaning, Word)

"Some photographers take reality... and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Love, Thought, Reality, Spirit)

"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)

"Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Art, Ideas, Communication, Photography)

"Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: People)

"A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into."
- Ansel Adams
"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Content, Focus, Silence, Words)

"A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Words)

"We must remember that a photograph can hold just as much as we put into it, and no one has ever approached the full possibilities of the medium."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Possibilities)

"Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop."
- Ansel Adams
"To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Nature, Humanity)

"You don't take a photograph, you make it."
- Ansel Adams
"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)

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: People)

"There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Rules)

"I got in trouble with the police, and that was a rude awakening. That was it. I'd seen the bottom of the pit, and it was time to scrape myself out of it."
- Bryan Adams
(Related: Time, Police, Trouble)

"I was married awfully young and I felt trapped. My wife had been divorced and all the time we were married we were out of the Church. It wasn't until we were divorced that we became good Catholics again."
- Don Adams
(Related: Time, Wife, Church)

"Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Imagination)

"Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Truth, Cure, Freedom, Responsibility, Tears)

"Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused."
- Freda Adler
(Related: Crime)

"You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Ruin, Sense, Want)

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

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

"The choreographer for the Milton Berle show wanted me to audition. I walked away from that."
- Danny Aiello
"I thought about that the other day after I went to the grocery store and had to sign fifteen autographs before leaving. On one hand, it's just so flattering. On the other hand, sometimes it would be nice to get the bread and leave, you know?"
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Thought, Day)

"I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Family, Positive, Example, Want)

"Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Music, Pleasure)

"No matter what you write or choreograph, you feel it's not enough."
- Alvin Ailey
"Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically insulated from the rest of the country. When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: American, Cities, Country, Disaster, Rest, states)

"True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation."
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Related: Art)

"I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Work, Physics, Present, Universe)

"Videos are more like photography. It's not as much about trying to tell a story as it is creating images."
- Tatyana Ali
(Related: Photography, Trying)

"I was only 11 when we filmed the pilot. The idea of a rapper being a star on a sitcom just wasn't heard of."
- Tatyana Ali
(Related: Idea, Being)

"What is right? Simply put, it is any assignment in which the photographer has a significant spiritual stake... spiritually driven work constitutes the core of a photographer's contribution to culture."
- William Albert Allard
(Related: Work, Culture, Right, Spiritual)

"In my photography, color and composition are inseparable. I see in color."
- William Albert Allard
(Related: Photography)

"I think the best pictures are often on the edges of any situation, I don't find photographing the situation nearly as interesting as photographing the edges."
- William Albert Allard
"What's really important is to simplify. The work of most photographers would be improved immensely if they could do one thing: get rid of the extraneous. If you strive for simplicity, you are more likely to reach the viewer."
- William Albert Allard
(Related: Work, Simplicity)

"Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They're afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs."
- Fred Allen
(Related: God, Church, Stars)

"Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help, we will always have individualists, shooting stars who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for a more profitable occupation."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Policy, Help, Occupation, Painting, Stars, Will)

"Erotica is using a feather, pornography is using the whole chicken."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Pornography)

"I have photographs taken of me at the time I was addicted, and thought I looked good. I see them today and realize my eyes were dead."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Time, Thought, Eyes, Today)

"The principle of Sturgeon's Razor states that the simplest answer to any problem is 90% crap."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: states)

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

"The FBI, to its credit in a self-serving sort of way, rejects the routine use of the polygraph on its own people."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: People, Credit, Routine, Self)

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

"The use of the polygraph has done little more than create confusion, ambiguity and mistakes."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Ambiguity, Confusion, Mistakes)

"Dictatorships do cut down on rape, and pillage, not to mention sexual harassment, by the simple expedient of sending people to labour camps for life or cutting off their hands without a trial."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Life, People)

"People out there must be told about the self-loathing that follows rape and how it's the greatest breakage in divine law to mutilate themselves, as I have done."
- Tori Amos
(Related: People, Law, Self)

"Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot."
- David Amram
(Related: July)

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

"If I get to wrapped up in how I have to be, or what I have to do, things gradually get worse and worse."
- Namie Amuro
"I'm not completely at ease at rapping, I can't do it well yet."
- Namie Amuro
"You can say what you want to about a rapper in a movie, but look at what Ice Cube has done. Ice Cube has created more opportunities for other actors to get jobs in this business than some actors have."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Business, Actors, Jobs, Want)

"Some of these guys... I've worked with Ice Cube, I think he's an immensely talented rapper and actor."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Actor)

"You take the quote from Sam Jackson about how he'll never work with a rapper, and I can understand where he's coming from because he says rappers can't act."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Act)

"I threw myself into this artform because photography had given me a new sense of mission and identity."
- Bob Anderson
(Related: Identity, Mission, Photography, Sense)

"I was a daydreamer, and there is a lot of history and geography and science I missed out on because I was in my head. And I regret that."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: History, Science, Geography, Regret)

"Over the years, I've trained myself to speak using the same language I would use if I were typing: meaning using full sentences in the way that paragraphs and scenes are arranged."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Language, Meaning, Years)

"I really like books that you can kind of hear as much as think about, that are so graphic and visual."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Books)

"I was with a famous comedian when a young fan walked up and asked for an autograph. The comedian blew him off. I'll never forget the look on the young boy's face. He was devastated."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: Famous, Forget)

"My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry. I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself, and it's like therapy."
- Pamela Anderson
(Related: Work, Buying, Relaxation, Shops, Therapy)

"I'm a mother with two small children, so I don't take as much crap as I used to."
- Pamela Anderson
(Related: Mother, Children)

"Mine are the deep-seated fears established when we are children, and they never quite go away: the fear of being helpless, the fear of being trapped, the fear of being out of control."
- Virginia C. Andrews
(Related: Fear, Control, Being, Children, Deep)

"It can't be stressed enough that in order to produce great graphics, you have to have a good product and a good client capable of making decisions."
- Primo Angeli
(Related: Decisions, Order)

"I've been lucky. I've met a lot of baseball people, and I've learned to value people who talk - people who talk well and in long sentences and even long paragraphs."
- Roger Angell
(Related: People, Baseball, Talk, Value)

"My demographic of people have been very supportive."
- Paul Anka
(Related: People)

"Sometimes you're trapped in writing songs and you don't have enough distance from what you do anymore and you need the talent and the years of other people to come and jump in."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Talent, People, Songs, Writing, Years)

"I'll dance to anything: Bob Marley or rap."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Dance, Rap)

"To the biographer all lives bar none are dramatic constructions."
- Katharine Anthony
"When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval."
- David Antin
(Related: Mother, HusbApproval, Autobiography)

"The Holocaust is a central event in many people's lives, but it also has become a metaphor for our century. There cannot be an end to speaking and writing about it. Besides, in Israel, everyone carries a biography deep inside him."
- Aharon Appelfeld
(Related: People, Biography, Deep, End, Israel, Metaphor, Writing)

"I got into therapy in the fifth grade because I said in a sarcastic way that I was going to kill myself, and they didn't get it then. Nothing's changed."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Nothing, Sarcastic, Therapy)

"For a while after the rape, I was afraid of my own sexuality, because I got raped right about the time when I started developing physically."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Time, Right, Sexuality)

"Rape is the most humiliating thing that can be done to you; it's the most vulnerable that you can be. But once I realized that, I became a stronger person and faced all my fears."
- Fiona Apple
"My best sources are my travels and my collection of National Geographic."
- Sergio Aragones
"I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them."
- Diane Arbus
"A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know."
- Diane Arbus
"I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do - that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Thought, Favorite, First, Photography)

"Biography is one of the new terrors of death."
- John Arbuthnot
(Related: Death, Biography)

"In each of my characters there is a little of me. Not strictly autobiographical but a little piece of my soul."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Soul)

"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)

"There are a lot of bands who claim to be punk and they only play the music, they have no clue what it's all about. It's a lifestyle. It's not about popularity and all that crap."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Music, Play, Popularity, Punk)

"Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium. It's incredibly underused."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Books)

"I was in Florida with Burt Stern, the photographer who shot Marilyn Monroe on the beach with a sweater, and we smoked a joint. The bathing suit kept coming off in the water, and I just ripped it off. I was very comfortable being naked."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Beach, Being, Water)

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

"We've got a major problem in our culture, as it relates to the Internet and pornography and child pornography."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Culture, Internet, Pornography)

"They're sheep. They like Bush enough to credit him with saving the nation after 9/11. Three thousand people get killed, and everybody thinks they're next on the list. The president comes along, and he's got his six-guns strapped on, and people think he's going to save them."
- Ed Asner
(Related: People, Credit, Nation, President, Sheep)

"There was one where Gomez was on a Trapeze hanging by the legs upside down. I remember how much the backs of my knees would hurt until I got used to it. It was hard."
- John Astin
(Related: Hurt)

"I was gaining weight very rapidly and read about the idea of restricting carbohydrates as an alternative to going hungry. I had a big appetite, so that was the only thing I would even consider."
- Robert Atkins
(Related: Idea, Appetite, Weight)

"Love is the victim's response to the rapist."
- Ti-Grace Atkinson
(Related: Love)

"I just love biography, and I'm fascinated by people who have shifted our destinies or our points of view."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Love, People, Biography)

"The costumes had to serve the choreography."
- Colleen Atwood
"Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Autobiography, Ego, Self)

"Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Work, Dancing, Geography, Mathematics)

"What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Anger, Love, Fear, Jealousy, Quarrels)

"Always point your finger at the chest of the person with whom you are being photographed. You will appear dynamic. And no photo editor can crop you from the picture."
- Ken Auletta
(Related: Being, Will)

"We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Thinking)

"A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Imagination, Love, Admiration, Lady, Matrimony)

"My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph."
- Richard Avedon
(Related: People, Portraits)

"All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth."
- Richard Avedon
(Related: Truth)

"Soul has no musical geographical or racial boundaries."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Soul)

"I don't like rap that you can't understand. The youth is so quick and alert."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Quick, Rap, Youth)

"Telegraphs are machines for conveying information over extensive lines with great rapidity."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Information, Machines)

"In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Idea, Christmas, states, United)

"I listen to music for emotion and I get zero emotion from rap."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Music, Emotion, Rap)

"There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Singing)

"The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Growth, Jobs, State, Taxes, Wage)

"I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Anger, Actor, Challenge, Darkness, Sadness)

"Some people have therapy, some people are alcoholics or they're in AA. Some people jump out of planes on weekends or find ways to release this kind of thing. And for me, it's acting. I find acting very therapeutic for whatever it is."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: People, Acting, Therapy)

"The same expertise we learned at the autopsy table can be applied to living people who've been shot, battered, or raped. The search for trace evidence is the same."
- Michael Baden
(Related: People, Expertise, Living)

"On average, drug prisoners spend more time in federal prison than rapists, who often get out on early release because of the overcrowding in prison caused by the Drug War."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Time, War, Prison)

"As Erykah Badu, it has nothing to do with me, the way I look, my hair wrap, my style, it's about you and what you feel for my music. If I can make you feel like the way that people who influenced me made me feel, that's completion."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Music, People, Completion, Hair, Nothing, Style)

"Well, it was kind of an accident, because plastic is not what I meant to invent. I had just sold photograph paper to Eastman Kodak for 1 million dollars."
- Leo Baekeland
(Related: Accident)

"It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary."
- David Bailey
(Related: Imagination, Photography)

"Rockers are the nicest people to photograph. They have no inhibitions."
- David Bailey
(Related: People)

"I remember being told 'Someone's gonna make a fortune out of this rap thing' and thinking 'no way'."
- Arthur Baker
(Related: Being, Fortune, Rap, Thinking)

"Demography is changing us as we are older societies, we're living longer. How the generations balance each other out, how that affects education and health care."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Education, Health, Balance, Care, Generations, Living)

"Every argument on lynching in the South gets back sooner or later to the question of rape."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Argument, Question)

"Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Birds)

"If anyone would have been paying serious attention to my puppet shows, I would have been sent to therapy very young."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Attention, Therapy)

"Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Technology, Time, Rest)

"Probably people always feel that they are living in a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken perhaps in thinking that this is an era of particularly momentous change, rapid and proceeding at an ever quickening rate."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Change, People, Living, Thinking)

"People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: History, People)

"My organs are too powerful... I manufacture blood and fat too rapidly."
- Robert Baldwin
(Related: Blood)

"Biography should be written by an acute enemy."
- Arthur Balfour
(Related: Biography, Enemy)

"A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Nature, Pornography, Taste)

"I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Science, Books, Earth, Ridicule, Wrong)

"The argument has been made in Congress that it is slippery slope if you allow therapeutic, what people people are calling therapeutic cloning, then you will get reproductive cloning."
- David Baltimore
(Related: People, Argument, Congress, Will)

"I think we can allow the therapeutic uses of nuclear transplant technology, which we call cloning, without running the danger of actually having live human beings born."
- David Baltimore
(Related: Technology, Danger, Running)

"When you talk about rap you have to understand that rap is part of the Hip-Hop culture."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Culture, Rap, Talk)

"They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze. They should photograph me through linoleum."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Temple)

"Your spikes, which were really quite long then, would catch the material of the track and your shoe would get heavier. I was simply filing them down and rubbing some graphite on the spikes. I thought I would run more effectively."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Thought)

"The best interviews like the best biographies should sing the strangeness and variety of the human race."
- Lynn Barber
(Related: Race, Variety)

"One of the most attractive things about writing your autobiography is that you're not dead."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Autobiography, Writing)

"A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Life, Eternity, Will)

"You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Hell)

"A guy is a lump like a doughnut. So, first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him. And then you gotta get rid of all that macho crap that they pick up from beer commercials. And then there's my personal favorite, the male ego."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Mom, Beer, Ego, Favorite, First)

"A lot of people want to make films and do photography and things, but I'm quite happy doing what I'm doing."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: People, Photography, Want)

"Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Strength, Being, Passion)

"Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Charity, Nothing, Providence, Reward, Will)

"Geographically, Ireland is a medium-sized rural island that is slowly but steadily being consumed by sheep."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Being, Ireland, Sheep)

"The photographic image... is a message without a code."
- Roland Barthes
"The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Man)

"A photograph is always invisible, it is not it that we see."
- Roland Barthes
"X-Ray crystallography is nowadays an accurate and rapid method of determining conformation in the crystal lattice, which conformation usually corresponds to the preferred conformation in solution."
- Derek Harold Richard Barton
(Related: Solution)

"Poets can't resist the dramatic pull of their lives and so inevitably write autobiographical verse."
- John Barton
(Related: Poets)

"Most victims of my autobiographical verse are either far too polite, remarkably understanding unaware that I have written poems about them."
- John Barton
(Related: Poems, Understanding, Victims)

"I kind of lost interest in the classical dance. I was very much interested in the modern choreography."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Dance, Interest)

"It's weird when you see pieces of choreography that were done for you 15 or 20 years ago and now they are being done by another dance company."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Dance, Being, Company, Now, Years)

"He was very concerned about his children potentially being kidnapped or attached, and that's why they were covered up. When he went to Berlin zoo, there were 200 photographers."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Being, Children)

"The art schools... you get young kids doing the most vile and meaningless crap. I think they believe every bit of it."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Kids, Schools)

"Of course, I did lots of what would be called graphic design now, what used to be called commercial art."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Design, Now)

"At the heart of pornography is sexuality haunted by its own disappearance."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Heart, Pornography, Sexuality)

"Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption."
- Andre Bazin
(Related: Art, Time, Corruption, Eternity, Photography)

"When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s, I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes. I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Photography, Project, Teaching)

"Lenin said that people vote with their feet. Well, that's what's happening. They either go, or they don't go. It's all politics. It's all demographics."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Politics, People, Feet, Vote)

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

"Autobiographical comics, I love them. I love them."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Love)

"There are a lot of people who really abused sampling and gave it a bad name, by just taking people's entire hit songs and rapping over them. It gave publishers license to get a little greedy."
- Beck
(Related: People, Name, Songs)

"In the past it seemed like I was making fun of rap a little bit. But it was more me making fun of myself, since I'm not technically a rapper, whatever that means."
- Beck
(Related: Fun, Past, Rap)

"I hadn't done much rapping in a while. I really wasn't sure I was going to do that any more. For a couple years I thought I was done with that. It wasn't really required of me."
- Beck
(Related: Thought, Years)

"In one century, we've added 28 years to our average life span - a change so rapid that our brains couldn't possibly have evolved to accommodate it."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Change, Life, Years)

"An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Truth, People, Honesty, Autobiography, Privacy)

"I don't know how many millions of photographs have been taken of me."
- Boris Becker
"I come in. I'm going to sketch, I'm going to drape, I don't know what I'm going to do."
- Geoffrey Beene
"Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Art, Family, Men, Religion, Alliance, Circumstance, Ecstasy, Mind, Religious, states)

"I wear a lot of different hats - from writer to producer and artist. We all do 5 or 6 jobs, everything from creating our own graphic design to actually recording and the whole bit."
- William Bell
(Related: Design, Artist, Jobs, Writer)

"Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Autobiography, Nothing)

"Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Life, Embarrassment, Moments, Photography, Pleasure)

"The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Age, Knowledge, Perfection)

"The art of biography is different from geography. Geography is about maps, but biography is about chaps."
- Edmund Clerihew Bentley
(Related: Art, Biography, Geography)

"Geography is about maps, but biography is about chaps."
- Eric Bentley
(Related: Biography, Geography)

"I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Time, Books, Old, Research)

"Everyone has seen photographs of Mexicans wearing those big sombreros. When you come to Mexico, the astonishing thing is, nobody wears these hats at all."
- Bruce Beresford
"Today, it is research with human embryonic stem cells and attempts to prepare cloned stem cells for research and medical therapies that are being disavowed as being ethically unacceptable."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Medical, Being, Research, Today)

"Paradoxically, no such embargo exists for the drugs and therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of serious diseases although many of them were created with the same technologies."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Drugs, Treatment)

"Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does."
- John Berger
(Related: Imitation, Painting)

"What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time."
- John Berger
(Related: Time, Invention, Light, Photography)

"Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form."
- John Berger
(Related: Autobiography, Being, Sense)

"I guess that's what I was: a set of abs. And they lit the abs and shot the abs and sent the abs on their way. The photographer didn't look at my face once. I was humiliated."
- Michael Bergin
"The problem is essentially that of communications to an army in action. After a rapid advance communications become disorganized, and there is a temporary halting until they are again in working order."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Action, Army, Order)

"The present aristocracy of western culture, at the moment when it most clearly dominates the world, is being imitated rapidly and successfully in every eastern country."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Aristocracy, Being, Country, Culture, Present, World)

"I have been commissioned to write an autobiography and I would be grateful to any of your readers who could tell me what I was doing between 1960 and 1974."
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Related: Autobiography)

"There is no such thing as a good or bad ad in isolation. What is good at one moment is bad at another. Research can trap you into the past."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Isolation, Past, Research)

"I never question what to do, it tells me what to do. The photographs make themselves with my help."
- Ruth Bernhard
(Related: Help, Question)

"People taking photographs of their meals are not critics; they are from the United States."
- Louis de Bernieres
(Related: People, states, United)

"The most important function of a bibliographic entry is to help the reader obtain a copy of the cited work."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
(Related: Work, Help)

"There's no way I can compete with someone who can write rap or rock and roll. Nor do I wish to. But I've always kept up to date with music changes. I worked very hard not to type myself."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Music, Rap)

"Because success is such a weasel word anyway, it's such a horribly American word, and it's such a vamp and, I think it's a death trap."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Death, Success, American, Word)

"Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Art, Sun)

"War is God's way of teaching Americans geography."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: War, God, Americans, Geography, Teaching)

"This is unexpected... like squirt from aggressive grapefruit."
- Earl Derr Biggers
"I love playing Jim. I love working with this cast and the opportunity to come back and work with them again was just way too appealing for me. Also, I think this is a great way to wrap up the franchise."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Love, Work, Opportunity)

"I created the role of Captain Von Trapp."
- Theodore Bikel
"I am not opposed to the limited use of polygraphs in a case where a person is suspected of wrongdoing. But widespread use of the polygraph as a screening tool goes far beyond what is acceptable."
- Jeff Bingaman
"My kids love anime, but I don't show them the really graphic stuff."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Love, Kids)

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

"I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Business, Time, People, Film, Nothing)

"I am a grateful... grapefruit."
- Bjork
"I sometimes fall into the trap of doing what I think I should be doing rather than what I want to be doing."
- Bjork
(Related: Want)

"I had to do the book because there was an unauthorised biography which didn't tell it like it was."
- Cilla Black
(Related: Biography)

"I wanted to be the perfect artist. I'd do three hours of media interviews a day, going to every radio station I could squeeze in. I'd sign autographs after the show until everybody left."
- Clint Black
(Related: Artist, Day, Media)

"It's absolutely stupid that we live without an ozone layer. We have men, we've got rockets, we've got saran wrap - fix it!"
- Lewis Black
(Related: Men)

"I can imagine that Rod Stewart likes giving autographs because he's pure showbusiness."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Giving)

"We have 45,000 square miles of geography in Ohio."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Geography)

"It is, alas, chiefly the evil emotions that are able to leave their photographs on surrounding scenes and objects and whoever heard of a place haunted by a noble deed, or of beautiful and lovely ghosts revisiting the glimpses of the moon?"
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Deed, Emotions, Evil, Moon)

"My reading is always about musical biographies. I have an innate interest and passion for that."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Interest, Passion, Reading)

"For the same reason we don't allow kids to buy pornography, for the same reason we don't allow kids to buy cigarettes, for the same reason we don't allow kids to buy alcohol, we shouldn't allow them to go to stores and buy video games."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Alcohol, Games, Kids, Pornography, Reason)

"To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes."
- William Blake
(Related: Money, Eyes, Miser, Sun)

"Poverty is everyone's problem. It cuts across any line you can name: age, race, social, geographic or religious. Whether you are black or white; rich, middle-class or poor, we are ALL touched by poverty."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Age, Poor, Poverty, Race, Religious)

"I am a very open, social, friendly person, and when it comes to people approaching me and asking for an autograph, I am totally cool with doing any of that. It's a lot of fun."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: People, Fun, Open)

"I take it that a successful therapy is an oxymoron."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Successful, Therapy)

"I think I have already signed some scrap of paper for every man, woman, and child in the United States. What do they do with all those scraps of paper with my signature on it?"
- Vida Blue
(Related: Man, states, United, Woman)

"America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape."
- William Blum
(Related: Patriotism, Religion, America, Murder, State)

"I have never seen a game's graphics look so sharp and clean. The sound design for the game is also unique on the Xbox. The memory on this system allowed us to provide the user with 5.1 Dolby surround sound for home theatre owners."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Design, Home, Memory, Sound, Theatre)

"I think the work that they do and the style of 3D graphics is absolutely fabulous and I think it's a great brush to use for some stories. And there are other brushes that I think are exclusive to a different kind of story."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Work, Style)

"In our short walks we passed the kitchen where food was prepared for the nurses and doctors. There we got glimpses of melons and grapes and all kinds of fruits, beautiful white bread and nice meats, and the hungry feeling would be increased tenfold."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Food, Doctors, Feeling, Kitchen, Nurses)

"In other words, we are interested in the anatomical and mental characteristics of men living under the same biological, geographical, and social environment, and as determined by their past."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Men, Environment, Living, Past, Words)

"We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Men, Diversity, Man)

"You have to give directors and cinematographers a word blueprint for visuals, but I had to learn that from experience."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Experience, Word)

"Most recently, terrorist forces have captured Israeli soldiers and fired rockets into Israeli cities - both unprovoked. These acts of aggression deserve the rapid and decisive response they received."
- John Boehner
(Related: Aggression, Cities, Soldiers)

"The camera can photograph thought."
- Dirk Bogarde
(Related: Thought)

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

"I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Society, Clothes)

"Until very recently, the heavenly bodies have been investigated only with reference to their position and their laws of motion, and a quarter of a century ago astronomy was little more than celestial topography."
- George Phillips Bond
(Related: Astronomy, Laws)

"Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover."
- Giotto di Bondone
(Related: Dreams, Feelings, Heart, Pleasure, Principles)

"My desire to participate in the business is not to make more crap."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Business, Desire)

"This is what you work for, putting all the other crap that you hear aside. Just being able to participate in a World Series is pretty much everything. But you do want to win!"
- Bobby Bonilla
(Related: Work, Being, Pretty, Want, World)

"Rock 'n' roll is ridiculous. It's absurd. In the past, U2 was trying to duck that. Now we're wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss."
- Bono
(Related: Kiss, Giving, Now, Past, Trying)

"To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Successful, Growth)

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

"I'm just a person trapped inside a woman's body."
- Elayne Boosler
(Related: Body, Woman)

"We're quite into graphics that are simultaneously two- and three-dimensional. But I can't really elaborate any further because it's not something - we haven't really perfected it."
- Sean Booth
"Nevertheless, the number of farmers, small as well as large, who are adopting the new seeds and new technology is increasing very rapidly, and the increase in numbers during the past three years has been phenomenal."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Technology, Numbers, Past, Years)

"For, behind the scenes, halfway around the world in Mexico, were two decades of aggressive research on wheat that not only enabled Mexico to become self-sufficient with respect to wheat production but also paved the way to rapid increase in its production in other countries."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Countries, Production, Research, Respect, Self, World)

"A review of summit day photographs will show that I was clothed in the latest, highest quality, high altitude gear, comparable, if not better, than that worn by the other members of our expedition."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Quality, Day, Will)

"In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed. And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink, the facts printed in black ink."
- Catherine Drinker Bowen
(Related: Biography, Fact, Facts, Fiction, Writing)

"I met Clinton at a benefit for teachers, which was a very good charity, but I met him for about 90 seconds, and I thought it was important to meet the leader of the free world. So I stood next to him for a photograph, and then apparently that's all it takes."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Leader, Thought, Charity, Teachers, World)

"The geographical isolation and lack of television made world happenings and problems seem remote."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Isolation, Problems, Television, World)

"I am a huge admirer of Elizabeth I, and this intriguing biography gives a wonderful picture of the era."
- Barbara Taylor Bradford
(Related: Biography)

"Then I learned how to do wraparounds and things like that. I had no experience."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Experience)

"With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Being, Danger, Humanity, Weapons, World)

"When Brian told me he grew up in New Mexico, I told him I thought it is cool that people from other countries play football. He corrected me on my geography and agreed to sit down with me anyway."
- Terry Bradshaw
(Related: Thought, People, Countries, Football, Geography, Play)

"Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers."
- Matthew Brady
(Related: Results)

"I've had just about everything punched. I've had things grabbed that just shouldn't be grapped."
- Tom Brady
"It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Time, People, Country, First, Job, World)

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

"And only the photographer himself knows the effect he wants. He should know by instinct, grounded in experience, what subjects are enhanced by hard or soft, light or dark treatment."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Experience, Effect, Instinct, Light, Treatment)

"A photographer must be prepared to catch and hold on to those elements which give distinction to the subject or lend it atmosphere."
- Bill Brandt
"Most photographers would feel a certain embarrassment in admitting publicly that they carried within them a sense of wonder, yet without it they would not produce the work they do, whatever their particular field."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Work, Embarrassment, Sense, Wonder)

"Photography is still a very new medium and everything must be tried and dare."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Photography)

"Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Hope, Effect, Luck, Patience, Waiting)

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

"Among peoples who are geographically grouped together like the peoples of Europe there must exist a sort of federal link. It is this link which I wish to endeavour to establish."
- Aristide Briand
(Related: Europe)

"I got five kids, and my oldest is a documentary film maker and camera man, and still photographer."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Film, Kids, Man)

"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)

"So an autobiography about death should include, in my case, an account of European Jewry and of Russian and Jewish events - pogroms and flights and murders and the revolution that drove my mother to come here."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Death, Mother, Autobiography, Events, Revolution)

"True stories, autobiographical stories, like some novels, begin long ago, before the acts in the account, before the birth of some of the people in the tale."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: People)

"Poetry is rather an approach to things, to life, than it is typographical production."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Poetry, Life, Production)

"War is chaotic and when you start having a larger scale film and you have a lot of safety protocols and choreography, I would imagine it becomes more difficult."
- Adrien Brody
(Related: War, Film, Safety)

"Like many rich men, he thought in anecdotes; like many simple women, she thought in terms of biography."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Men, Women, Thought, Anecdotes, Biography)

"There's too many people in seats of power who just haven't got a clue what they're doing. They're bean counters, and it just pisses me off because consequently our kids go to see crap movies."
- Pierce Brosnan
(Related: Movies, Power, People, Kids)

"With the song 'This Christmas' I wanted to do something that was kind of different. I mean, Donny Hathaway is an amazing artist. So I wanted to bring my flavor to the song so when people over the age of 45 or 50 hear it they'll be like 'OK, he did his thing with that record.' It's like I can appeal to everybody and not just a younger demographic."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Age, People, Artist, Christmas, Song)

"Which, of course, isn't the point of writing - but it would be nice if, along with the creative satisfaction of writing and seeing my work in print, I could do more than merely scrape a living. Okay, moaning over."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Work, Living, Satisfaction, Writing)

"We talking about revolution because that's the era that you're caught in."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Revolution, Talking)

"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)

"There's no such thing as second class citizenship. That's like telling me you can be a little bit pregnant."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Citizenship, Class)

"No such thing as a Dixiecrat."
- H. Rap Brown
"They cannot divide us by saying that you're middle class or you're lower class."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Class, Middle class, Saying)

"We happen to be the vanguard of that revolutionary struggle because we are the most dispossessed."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Struggle)

"One of the lies that we tell ourselves is that we're making progress; but Huey's chair's empty."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Progress, Lies)

"See, it's no in between: you're either free or you're a slave."
- H. Rap Brown
"The poverty program was not designed to eliminate poverty."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Poverty)

"So black people all across this country are uniting. They must unite, and they must organize themselves."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Country)

"In terms of the revolution, I believe that the revolution will be a revolution of dispossessed people in this country: that's the Mexican American, the Puerto Rican American, the American Indian, and black people."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, American, Revolution, Will)

"The man does not beat your head because you got a Cadillac or because you got a Ford; he beats you because you're black!"
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Man)

"If America don't come around, we're gonna' burn it down."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: America)

"The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution... none other."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Politics, People, Country, Revolution, Today)

"You've got to stop dividing yourselves. You got to organize."
- H. Rap Brown
"You see, the poverty program for the last five years have been buy-off programs."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Poverty, Years)

"Yes, politics IS war without bloodshed; and war is an extension of those politics."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Politics, War)

"See, justice is a joke in this country, and it stinks of its hypocricy."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Country, Justice)

"An old African leader says about leadership, he says that leadership should never be shared; it should always remain in the hands of the dispossessed people. We will lead the revolution."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Leadership, People, African, Revolution, Old, Will)

"But black people fall for that same argument, and they go around talking about law breakers. We did not make the laws in this country. We are neither morally nor legally confined to those laws. Those laws that keep them up, keep us down."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Argument, Country, Law, Laws, Talking)

"Class structures are a luxury that we cannot afford."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Class, Luxury)

"Everybody in the black community must organize, and then we decide whether we will have alliance with other people or not, but not until we are organized."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Alliance, Community, Will)

"The only thing that's going to free Huey is gun powder."
- H. Rap Brown
"And understand: class differences will not save you."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Class, Will)

"I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: American, Violence)

"There is no such thing as a black middle class."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Class, Middle class)

"No one will understand a Japanese garden until you've walked through one, and you hear the crunch underfoot, and you smell it, and you experience it over time. Now there's no photograph or any movie that can give you that experience."
- J. Carter Brown
(Related: Experience, Time, Garden, Now, Will)

"Pornography exists for the lonesome, the ugly, the fearful - it's made for the losers."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Pornography, Ugly)

"What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes."
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Dream, Taste, Wine)

"That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he never could recapture the first fine careless rapture!"
- Robert Browning
(Related: First, Song)

"Lapped in poetry, wrapped in the picturesque, armed with logical sentences and inalienable words."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Poetry, Words)

"My knowledge of the state of President Roosevelt's health was derived entirely from conversations, from newspaper articles and from photographs."
- David Bruce
(Related: Health, Knowledge, President, State)

"When the courts decide that murderers, rapists, and others who maliciously break our social contract deserve health care that most working Americans can't afford, they are condemning good people to death."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Death, Health, People, Americans, Care)

"This double burden of disease is rapidly putting a serious brake on the development efforts of many countries."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Development, Burden, Countries, Disease)

"I started rapping when I was about 12 or 13, just playing around with it."
- Young Buck
"One camp accepts the Court's limits on contributions but urges the reinstatement of spending caps - even if this requires a constitutional amendment subjecting political speech, if not pornography, to government regulation."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Government, Court, Limits, Pornography, Speech)

"The Apple has the fewest bells and whistles. It has simple sound and few graphics special effects. In a way, that is a weakness because markets for the other machines are getting bigger."
- Bill Budge
(Related: Bells, Machines, Sound, Weakness)

"We have wasted History like a bunch of drunks shooting dice back in the men's crapper of the local bar."
- Charles Bukowski
(Related: History, Men)

"When I photograph, what I'm really doing is seeking answers to things."
- Wynn Bullock
(Related: Answers)

"I am seriously troubled by the proposed rapid consolidation in the telecommunications marketplace."
- Conrad Bums
"If you want to get across an idea, wrap it up in person."
- Ralph Bunche
(Related: Idea, Want)

"It was like two different photographers, and shot in three different locations and it was really fun to do. There were 12 beautiful girls in it. It was great."
- Gisele Bundchen
(Related: Fun, Girls)

"In this first testing ground of the atomic bomb I have seen the most terrible and frightening desolation in four years of war. It makes a blitzed Pacific island seem like an Eden. The damage is far greater than photographs can show."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: War, First, Testing, Years)

"Well, I have also believed in empowering the individual and believe there is a degree of inertia in big government that hampers the ability to respond to a rapidly evolving crisis."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Government, Ability, Crisis)

"I just love the world of photography."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Love, Photography, World)

"And sometimes, when you feel low on yourself, that's just when you have to go out there and be photographed or do a scene where you're hot stuff. You're always working on it."
- Delta Burke
"I wish I could blame it on the choreography, but it's not a musical. I just had a clumsy moment."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Blame)

"I wouldn't write anything autobiographical. If you've lived a life like Laurence of Arabia, it might be a consideration, but otherwise it's a little bit vain, it seems to me."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Life, Consideration)

"I used to save all my rejection slips because I told myself, one day I'm going to autograph these and auction them. And then I lost the box."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Day, Rejection)

"I treat the photograph as a work of great complexity in which you can find drama. Add to that a careful composition of landscapes, live photography, the right music and interviews with people, and it becomes a style."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Music, Work, People, Complexity, Drama, Photography, Right, Style)

"I don't use composers. I research music the way I research the photographs or the facts in my scripts."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Music, Composers, Facts, Research)

"But I can also write in crappy motel rooms, while standing in line, or sitting in the dentist's chair."
- Augusten Burroughs
"Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me."
- Tim Burton
(Related: Movies, Therapy)

"When I was in pre-production for Trees Lounge, I was hearing the cinematographer talking with the production designer about colours and this and that, and feeling like I was losing control."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Control, Feeling, Hearing, Losing, Production, Talking, Trees)

"I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to change their mind."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Change, Work, People, American, Cause, Mind, Persuasion, Therapy, Will)

"You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive. I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Father, Acting, Career, Friends, Parents, Photography)

"You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That's why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Persistence, Thinking, Writing)

"A completely disrespectful photographer was asked to stop taking photographs, and then said, 'I've got what I want. What are you going to do about it?' How would you feel if somebody walked up and started taking your photograph? I don't think you'd be very happy."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Want)

"Anybody who believes that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach flunked geography."
- Robert Byrne
(Related: Heart, Geography, Man)

"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more."
- George Byron
(Related: Love, Music, Nature, Society, Deep, Lonely, Man, Pleasure, Sea)

"Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Men, Nothing, World)

"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)

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

"Biographical data, even those recorded in the public registers, are the most private things one has, and to declare them openly is rather like facing a psychoanalyst."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Public)

"We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work."
- David Cameron
(Related: Work, Welfare, Worth)

"On the one hand we have got to ask, are there some areas of universal benefits that are no longer affordable? But on the other hand let us look at the issue of dependency where we have trapped people in poverty through the extent of welfare that they have."
- David Cameron
(Related: People, Benefits, Poverty, Welfare)

"In 1970 I realized that there was negligible risk from x-rays but many radiographs had poor image quality so that the risk from a false negative was significant."
- John Cameron
(Related: Quality, Negative, Poor, Risk)

"When I have had such men before my camera my whole soul has endeavored to do its duty towards them in recording faithfully the greatness of the inner as well as the features of the outer man. The photograph thus taken has been almost the embodiment of a prayer."
- Julia Margaret Cameron
(Related: Men, Soul, Greatness, Duty, Man, Prayer)

"It's not the last one. Five's out, six is coming out in November, that's a single chapter, and then seven is the big horrifying one. And I think a couple after that to wrap the thing up."
- Eddie Campbell
"We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Being, Forget, Value)

"If it wasn't for 2 Live Crew videos wouldn't look like they do and rappers wouldn't sound like they do."
- Luther Campbell
(Related: Sound)

"I don't know how people can live without a therapist."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: People)

"I want to try out for Playmate actually. I talked to one of the photographers about doing test shots."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Want)

"We're going to have the same demographic spread of nutcases and the same spread of everybody in between."
- Max Cannon
"I was rapping at eight."
- Nick Cannon
"I hope to stay unemployed as a war photographer till the end of my life."
- Robert Capa
(Related: Life, War, Hope, End)

"It's weird, It's really weird to be called a breakout star. And some people are referring to my show as the new 'Friends', which I can't really even wrap my head around."
- Lizzy Caplan
(Related: People)

"No one will ever know what 'In Cold Blood' took out of me. It scraped me right down to the marrow of my bones. It nearly killed me. I think, in a way, it did kill me."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Blood, Right, Will)

"My work is being destroyed almost as soon as it is printed. One day it is being read; the next day someone's wrapping fish in it."
- Al Capp
(Related: Work, Being, Day, Fish)

"I simply cannot see how denying chemotherapy treatment for Palestinian children increases Israel's security or advances U.S. national interests."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Children, Israel, Security, Treatment)

"From that date the abandonment of the older State proceeded with a rapidity never before known, and with it grew the domestic slave trade and the pro-slavery feeling."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Feeling, State, Trade)

"That's something I learned in art school. I studied graphic design in Germany, and my professor emphasized the responsibility that designers and illustrators have towards the people they create things for."
- Eric Carle
(Related: Art, Design, People, Germany, Responsibility, School)

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

"Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Home, Acting, Night, Space, Therapy, World)

"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: History, Men, Biography, Man, World)

"Because of the nature of Moore's law, anything that an extremely clever graphics programmer can do at one point can be replicated by a merely competent programmer some number of years later."
- John Carmack
(Related: Nature, Law, Years)

"I never wanted to do biography just to tell the life of a famous man. I always wanted to use the life of a man to examine political power, because democracy shapes our lives."
- Robert Caro
(Related: Life, Power, Biography, Democracy, Famous, Man)

"I hate biographies which say, I was called to such and such an office, and he offered me so and so, and I got so and so money. I find that very tedious. The best biographies are written by other people."
- Leslie Caron
(Related: Money, People, Hate, Office)

"I wrapped that Monday and started on my third episode for Miss Match on Thursday of that same week and we just wrapped yesterday cause it was split over the holiday."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Cause, Holiday, Yesterday)

"Autobiography is probably the most respectable form of lying."
- Humphrey Carpenter
(Related: Autobiography, Lying)

"But, Tarantino has seen all of my movies. He's seen my good stuff, he's seen my bad stuff, he's seen the ones I directed, he's read my autobiography. There's an awful lot of things he knows about me, all of which I think had something to do with his casting."
- David Carradine
(Related: Movies, Autobiography)

"I've tried everything. I've done therapy, I've done colonics. I went to a psychic who had me running around town buying pieces of ribbon to fill the colors in my aura. Did the Prozac thing."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Buying, Colors, Running, Therapy)

"I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Marriage, Work, Life, Divorce, Holly)

"Pornography is a satire on human pretensions."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Pornography, Satire)

"Well when I was young, when I was very young, when I was a little boy I don't remember the music I heard, but there was an article in the Brooklyn Daily written by my Aunt about how I could choose phonograph records."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music)

"Feverishly we cleared away the remaining last scraps of rubbish on the floor of the passage before the doorway, until we had only the clean sealed doorway before us."
- Howard Carter
"More than 20 years on, sustained competition, informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation."
- Stephen Carter
(Related: Technology, Growth, Competition, Environment, Years)

"Actually, I'm not all that interested in the subject of photography. Once the picture is in the box, I'm not all that interested in what happens next. Hunters, after all, aren't cooks."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Photography)

"In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Detail, Photography)

"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Earth)

"The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Act)

"The photograph itself doesn't interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Interest, Reality, Want)

"To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Photography)

"To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Joy, Reality)

"To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Heart, Eye, Fact, Meaning)

"We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Earth, Memory)

"Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Eyes)

"Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Meditation, Photography)

"Because I do think - not just in building AOL - but just the world in which we live is a very confusing, rapidly changing world where technology has accelerated."
- Steve Case
(Related: Technology, Building, World)

"As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it."
- Dick Cavett
(Related: People, Will)

"Their Internet usage is growing very rapidly, and even they can do the math: If everyone in China needed an IPv4 address - just one - this country would use up one third of the entire public IP address space."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Country, Internet, Public, Space)

"I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Iraq, Solution, states, Will)

"No, I don't autograph blank slips, checks, or stickers, and certainly no books without me in them."
- Jack L. Chalker
(Related: Books)

"For the first time in history we can track the evolution of a pandemic in real time. Influenza viruses are notorious for their rapid mutation and unpredictable behaviour."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: History, Time, Evolution, First)

"Influenza pandemics must be taken seriously, precisely because of their capacity to spread rapidly to every country in the world."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: Country, World)

"One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Biography, Worth)

"My older sister encouraged me from early on and bought me one of the first guitars I had. She listened to all of the crappy songs that I wrote when I was 8 years old and encouraged me to keep doing it."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Sister, First, Old, Songs, Years)

"The songs are not necessarily autobiographical. A lot of songs are a combination of influences. It might be some part of my life, or something I've felt, or something somebody's told me. It all comes together."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Life, Songs)

"The gleam in their eyes telegraphs only too clearly that they are hoping for a headline, which of course means something disparaging, because nothing makes such good copy as a feud."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: Eyes, Nothing)

"When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government."
- Alexander Chase
(Related: Government, Time, Machine)

"It's never a good idea for a celebrity to sign autographs or take pictures if a crowd is gathering."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Idea, Celebrity)

"I tell the person I won't take a picture or sign the autograph, but I will shake their hand. That kind of personal touch is all they're really seeking."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Will)

"The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: People, Fight)

"Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears all the rappers, they're doing my dances and they're making billions doing my dances. When they do that little thing they do with their hands that's The Fly and The Pony."
- Chubby Checker
"Everybody in the '80s, well, we hate rap. Now, the biggest rapper in the world... Eminem. Rap's a black thing."
- Chubby Checker
(Related: Hate, Now, Rap, World)

"I'm a biographer; I can live with a little hyperbole."
- Ron Chernow
"Mutual fund managers are trapped in this rather deadly vicious circle: the more successful they are, the more money flows into their mutual fund. Then, it is more difficult for them to beat the market averages or even to match their own past performance."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Money, Successful, Performance, Managers, Past)

"I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Movies, Quality, People, Acting, Actor, Personality, Talk, Want)

"One of my challenges was to try to photograph the Great Wall of China. And I did actually take some photos, but it was hard to discern the wall with the naked eye."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Eye)

"The most interesting thing was looking out the window and taking photographs of different places on Earth."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Earth)

"There are particular images that I like. Allegro is composed of a series of still life photographs that has been put to speed. There is so much care that has gone into the composition of the cinematography."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Life, Care)

"I am very much aware of the visual side of things. I do a lot of photography. I often take Polaroids of things that strike me as visually interesting, just to remember them and perhaps use later."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Photography)

"If some of our works are symphonies, then wrapped walkways was chamber music."
- Christo
(Related: Music)

"Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag, which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that, because each one of our projects has its own book. The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian."
- Christo
(Related: Art, Meaning, Now, Projects)

"We have created indoor installations inside museums, like the Wrapped Floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1968, and not monumental at all by any standards."
- Christo
(Related: Art, Chicago, Museums)

"Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards."
- Christo
(Related: Books)

"So imagine a world 6 degrees warmer. It's not going to recognize geographical boundaries. It's not going to recognize anything. So agriculture regions today will be wiped out."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Agriculture, Today, Will, World)

"I would say 95% of the time, because you just can't remember your lines if you're drinking alcohol. I would say about 95% of the time it was grape juice or this fake wine, which was horrible."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Time, Alcohol, Drinking, Wine)

"But I think once the word gets out that the movie is funny - funny is transcendent - it will traverse all demographic barriers if people embrace it as a funny movie."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Funny, People, Will, Word)

"Children from like 8 and even up to the college age - Spider-Man appeals to a fairly broad demographic but, like I said, a mean age probably of 12 is a good mark - they process information so quickly and it's not because of attention deficit or short attention span."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Age, Attention, Children, College, Information)

"India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Nation, United)

"Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Mystery, Russia)

"In the Soviet Union it was illegal to take a photograph of a train station. Look what happened to them. They tried to classify everything."
- Tom Clancy
"In a recent decision of the Supreme Court, not made, however, by the full court, and concurred in by only four justices, it was held that the seller of a patented mimeograph could bind the purchaser to use only his ink in the machine, though the ink was not patented."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Decision, Court, Machine)

"I'd be cheating everyone here, the staff and rest of my teammates, if I wasn't able to stay on top of my work. It was almost like therapy, to come back and get in an environment I'm comfortable with."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Work, Cheating, Environment, Rest, Therapy)

"I consider a CD or a comedy collection as a record of what I've been doing, and I try to wrap it up and start new material."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Comedy)

"Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes, recognize no geographic borders."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Affection, Animals, Respect)

"I felt trapped and fabricated in the fifties living up to other people's expectations."
- Rosemary Clooney
(Related: People, Expectations, Living)

"Sometimes I really want to paint somebody and I don't get a photograph that I want to work from."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Work, Want)

"What difference does it make whether you're looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Life, Difference)

"Players lose you games, not tactics. There's so much crap talked about tactics by people who barely know how to win at dominoes."
- Brian Clough
(Related: People, Games)

"I have this certain vision of the way I want my comics to look; this sort of photographic realism, but with a certain abstraction that comics can give. It's kind of a fine line."
- Daniel Clowes
(Related: Vision, Realism, Want)

"You can give some kind of spark of life to a comic that a photograph doesn't really have. A photograph, even if it's connecting with you, it seems very dead on the page sometimes."
- Daniel Clowes
(Related: Life)

"They were written in the early '90s when I was strapped for cash."
- Jonathan Coe
"I became quite taken over by Johnson's personality at some points while writing the biography, and since I went straight on to The Closed Circle afterwards, I did sometimes feel I could hear him whispering in my ear while I was working on it."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Biography, Personality, Writing)

"Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows."
- Paulo Coelho
(Related: Love, Light, Shadows)

"If there were a better, clearer, shorter way of saying what the fiction says, then why not scrap the fiction?"
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Fiction, Saying)

"Let philosophy resolutely aim to be as scientific as possible, but let her not forget her strong kinship with literature."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Forget, Kinship, Literature, Philosophy)

"The picture which the philosopher draws of the world is surely not one in which every stroke is necessitated by pure logic."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Logic, World)

"The method of exposition which philosophers have adopted leads many to suppose that they are simply inquiries, that they have no interest in the conclusions at which they arrive, and that their primary concern is to follow their premises to their logical conclusions."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Concern, Interest)

"Literature and philosophy both allow past idols to be resurrected with a frequency which would be truly distressing to a sober scientist."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Idols, Literature, Past, Philosophy)

"Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situations, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

"If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Power, Religion, Evil)

"Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

"To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained can accept the results of science only on authority."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Science, People, Authority, Majority, Results)

"Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas - an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions, seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Attitude, Liberalism, Questioning, Self, Support)

"This open eye for possible alternatives which need to be scrutinized before we can determine which is the best grounded is profoundly disconcerting to all conservatives and to almost all revolutionaries."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Eye, Open)

"Lastly, literature and philosophy both allow past idols to be resurrected with a frequency which would be truly distressing to a sober scientist."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Idols, Literature, Past, Philosophy)

"It is not impossible to think that the minds of philosophers sometimes act like those of other mortals, and that, having once been determined by diverse circumstances to adopt certain views, they then look for and naturally find reasons to justify these views."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Act, Circumstances)

"In thus pointing out certain respects in which philosophy resembles literature more than science, I do not mean, of course, to imply that it would be well for philosophy if it ceased to aim at scientific rigor."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Science, Literature, Philosophy)

"If a philosophic theory is once ruled out of court, no one can tell when it will appear again."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Court, Theory, Will)

"Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Religion, Accidents, Intolerance)

"Conservatism clings to what has been established, fearing that, once we begin to question the beliefs that we have inherited, all the values of life will be destroyed."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Life, Values, Beliefs, Conservatism, Question, Will)

"Again, both literature and philosophy work by appealing to certain reigning idols."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Work, Idols, Literature, Philosophy)

"A creative element is surely present in all great systems, and it does not seem possible that all sympathy or fundamental attitudes of will can be entirely eliminated from any human philosophy."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Sympathy, Philosophy, Present, Will)

"Law is a formless mass of isolated decisions."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Decisions, Law)

"It has generally been assumed that of two opposing systems of philosophy, e.g., realism and idealism, one only can be true and one must be false; and so philosophers have been hopelessly divided on the question, which is the true one."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Idealism, Philosophy, Question, Realism)

"I skate about 15 to 20 hours a week and also incorporate a lot of off-ice training. I take ballet and Pilates classes and lift weights with my physical therapist when I'm not on the ice."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Ballet, Training)

"The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around."
- Johnnetta Betsch Cole
(Related: Men, Women, Myth, Rap)

"My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Time, Strategy, Expertise, Future, News, Obvious, Past)

"It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a scam. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming."
- John Coleman
(Related: Environmental, History, Global warming, Illusion, Motives, Scientists)

"Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: People, Historians, Poets)

"I have considered rap music stars, and there is one in my new book, Lovers and Players, and there is also a hip-hop music mogul who I think you will like a lot."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Music, Lovers, Rap, Stars, Will)

"And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Autobiography, First, Years)

"Fame is being asked to sign your autograph on the back of a cigarette packet."
- Billy Connolly
(Related: Being, Fame)

"The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Artist, Day, May)

"I look back at photographs and I remember at the time I thought I was not very attractive."
- Barbara Cook
(Related: Time, Thought)

"People believe that photographs are true and therefore cannot be art."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Art, People)

"I've been rapping since 1979."
- Coolio
"If you write a story based on a real person, you're trapped by the details of the real person and his life. It gets in the way of writing your own story."
- Caroline B. Cooney
(Related: Life, Writing)

"I just wrapped this movie called The Wedding Crashers which was a pretty big break for me."
- Bradley Cooper
(Related: Wedding, Pretty)

"They kept me in short pants as long as they could, until they were shaving the hair on my legs because it was beginning to photograph."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Beginning, Hair)

"There are a lot of things that come to bear on movies now that I don't think are good for movies. They're trying to appeal to the biggest demographic and, when they do that, you sometimes flatten out."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Movies, Now, Trying)

"In fact Sarah Palin has created more jobs than Obama has. She created eleven jobs fact-checking at the AP just for the Palin autobiography."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Autobiography, Fact, Jobs)

"We're rapidly approaching a world comprised entirely of jail and shopping."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: World)

"He was always sort of a scrappy little kid wasn't he? A bit of a fighter?"
- Katie Couric
"The end of the animal trade would leave more time to trap or beat to death pop star wannabes."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Death, Time, End, Trade)

"I met someone the other night who's 28 years old, and he hasn't worked a day since he left college because he's pursuing a dream he'll never, ever realize: He thinks he's a great singer. Actually, he's crap."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Dream, College, Day, Night, Old, Years)

"It's interesting actually, what's gone on with that footage, and also what happened with the footage from the war in Afghanistan, is that our news reporting is pretty much along the lines of pornography now."
- Alex Cox
(Related: War, Afghanistan, News, Now, Pornography, Pretty)

"When David Arquette and I got engaged we started therapy together. I'd heard that the first year of marriage is the hardest, so we decided to work through all that stuff early."
- Courteney Cox
(Related: Marriage, Work, First, Therapy)

"Sometimes I use Botox. Compared to most, I use it very sparingly. One time I did too much, though. I feel weird if I can't move my face, and that one time I overdid it, I felt trapped in my own skin."
- Courteney Cox
(Related: Time, Skin)

"I did not deal well with the politicians. I tend to tell people that when they are full of crap, that they are full of crap."
- Robert Crandall
(Related: People, Politicians)

"Our priority must be to build a path towards balancing the budget, and we cannot tolerate growing deficits."
- Michael Crapo
"While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Faces, Military, Nation, Security)

"We simply must look beyond partisan goals and find common ground as Americans. It is imperative that the Members of Congress recognize that partisanship will not serve the American people."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: People, Goals, American, Americans, Congress, Will)

"President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of State in Colin Powell and there are not many people who could replace him, making Condoleezza Rice an excellent choice."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: People, Choice, President, State)

"It is not government's job to mandate responsibility on our behalf. We have the intelligence and good sense to make wise consumption choices for ourselves and our children. It is up to us to do what is best for our health and our children's health."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Health, Intelligence, Government, Children, Choices, Job, Responsibility, Sense)

"Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Health, Men, Life, Care, Doctors, Embarrassment, Physicians)

"The problem remains that the market is grossly distorted by Canadian unfair trade practices."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Trade)

"It is not yet too late for the Indian people to decide on rapid, ordered progress. I can assure them that the British people are as determined upon self-government for India as they are themselves."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: People, Progress, Self)

"Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Etiquette, Nothing, Reading, Sin)

"An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Autobiography)

"At least the rap metal stuff is good, but it's not really my bag. I've been listening to the radio since we've been touring the past month, because we don't get it most of the time."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Time, Listening, Past, Rap)

"I think stuff on the radio is mostly good, but it's just not what I'm into. I'm not into rap metal."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Rap)

"Rap actually comes out of punk rock, not black music."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Music, Punk, Rap)

"Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Science, Wisdom, Cleverness)

"One very important aspect of our contemporary musical culture - some might say the supremely important aspect - is its extension in the historical and geographical senses to a degree unknown in the past."
- George Crumb
(Related: Culture, Past, Senses)

"Unquestionably, our contemporary world of music is far richer, in a sense, than earlier periods, due to the historical and geographical extensions of culture to which I have referred."
- George Crumb
(Related: Music, Culture, Sense, World)

"There may be a new album, and there may not. Right now, we're encouraging bootlegging because there have been some great live things that ended up on the Internet. Rather than try to stop it, we like it. If nobody gave a crap about you, they wouldn't bother to bootleg you."
- Burton Cummings
(Related: Encouraging, Internet, May, Now, Right)

"A woman said to me when she first sat down, You're photographing the wrong side of my face. I said, Oh, is there one?"
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: First, Woman, Wrong)

"I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America. I wanted to photograph."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Science, America)

"I was invited to photograph Hollywood. They asked me what I would like to photograph. I said, Ugly men."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Men, Hollywood, Ugly)

"I was brought up on art. My father thought I had a great hand at art and sent me to art school. But he did not want me to become a photographer."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Art, Father, Thought, School, Want)

"I never stopped photographing. There were a couple of years when I didn't have a darkroom, but that didn't stop me from photographing."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Years)

"I don't think there's any such thing as teaching people photography, other than influencing them a little. People have to be their own learners. They have to have a certain talent."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Talent, People, Photography, Teaching)

"I've been going through photos of my mother, looking back on her life and trying to put it into context. Very few people age gracefully enough to be photographed through their aging."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Age, Life, Mother, People, Trying)

"Painting is much more than therapy to me its a way of life."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Life, Painting, Therapy)

"When preparing for a concert, I do lots of training. I work with a choreographer to create great moves and then I have to keep my voice strong with lessons."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Work, Training, Voice)

"A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places. You're always looking for somebody to love you, be accepted, and there's the insecurities that are even transmitted through rap. Everyone is trying to aim to please too much."
- Chuck D.
(Related: Love, Rap, Trying, Wrong)

"Rappers tend to use words sometimes that just rhyme and don't really mean nothing."
- Trick Daddy
(Related: Nothing, Words)

"I'll probably have a lot of rap cats come on up."
- Trick Daddy
(Related: Cats, Rap)

"An autobiography is a book a person writes about his own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Life, Autobiography)

"And the political system is changing rapidly in this country, and we better realize that. The elephants or donkeys are not what younger people look to. They look at individual candidates' philosophy, and I think it's a different time and a different generation."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Time, People, Country, Philosophy)

"We will look upon the earth and her sister planets as being with us, not for us. One does not rape a sister."
- Mary Daly
(Related: Sister, Being, Earth, Will)

"Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that's true, big-time success. If not, it's much ado about nothing."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Success, Movies, People, Nothing)

"If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. 'Heres Matt at home learning his lines. Here's Matt researching in aisle six of his local library'. A few hours of that and they'd go home."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Home, Life, Day, Learning)

"You don't realize how useful a therapist is until you see yourself on e and discover you have more problems than you ever dreamed of."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Problems)

"So popular is the naval service the only embarrassment is that men volunteer so rapidly we have to work overtime to give them hardy, adequate housing and proper training."
- Josephus Daniels
(Related: Men, Work, Embarrassment, Popular, Service, Training)

"It's okay for Christians throughout centuries to exterminate races and for their priests to rape little kids throughout decades, but trying to give the people the power to think and be individual, that's evil?"
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Power, People, Evil, Kids, Trying)

"For most of the '90s and the first part of this decade, content providers who wanted to publish online only needed to worry about the graphical web browser."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Content, First, Worry)

"We found a way to make things look great to the human eye through the window of a graphical web browser without worrying about what everything looked like under the hood."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Eye)

"Pornography is rather like trying to find out about a Beethoven symphony by having somebody tell you about it and perhaps hum a few bars."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Pornography, Trying)

"I got problems. I freak out, go to a shrink, go through all kinds of therapy and stuff, but I'm learning how to deal with it. That's why I've chosen one hour a night to get all of my aggressions out. to really tell the world the way I feel."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Learning, Night, Problems, Therapy, World)

"I've never worked for the sake of working. There's probably enough crap out there for me not to add to it."
- Judy Davis
"I can always tell when the mother in law's coming to stay; the mice throw themselves on the traps."
- Les Dawson
(Related: Mother, Law)

"The typical journalist's typical lead for the typical Canadian story nowadays is along this line: that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation as a nation of rapid social change."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Change, Work, Gain, Nation, Reputation, Trying)

"Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Blame, Books, Geography, Names)

"With scientific advances, Congress must now make changes to reflect new therapeutic options."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Congress, Now, Options)

"The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Americans, May, President, Radical, State, Will)

"We heard later through the grapevine that we were being compared to the Furious 5, and because of that we were getting feedback that they were saying that we werent all that, that we were copying them... blah blah blah."
- Kool Moe Dee
(Related: Being, Saying)

"Art is vice. You don't marry it legitimately, you rape it."
- Edgar Degas
(Related: Art, Vice)

"I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her."
- Ellen DeGeneres
(Related: Mother, People)

"Those most likely to be raped or sexually assaulted are young women between the ages of 16 and 24, women with their whole lives ahead of them. This one act of violence will alter their lives forever."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Women, Act, Violence, Will)

"I saw a photograph of a wedding conducted by Reverend Moon of the Unification Church. I wanted to understand this event, and the only way to understand it was to write about it."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Wedding, Church, Moon)

"The problem with a purely collective system is not only that it requires economic growth, and the right sort of demographic trends, but that it prevents people thinking about their futures in a responsible way."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: People, Growth, Right, Thinking)

"Marriage is obsolete and a trap."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Marriage)

"The concern is over what will happen as strong encryption becomes commonplace with all digital communications and stored data. Right now the use of encryption isn't all that widespread, but that state of affairs is expected to change rapidly."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Change, Concern, Now, Right, State, Will)

"All I really wanted to do was wildlife photography."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Photography, Wildlife)

"Big game photography in Africa is mainly done from a vehicle, so then I feel I might as well take the lot."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Photography)

"I would never dream, for example, of going to The States to photograph your wildlife."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Dream, Example, states, Wildlife)

"My first serious project was photographing badgers - very, very difficult as they are shy and nocturnal."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: First, Project)

"Photography started as a means of getting reference material for my paintings of nature subjects."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Nature, Photography)

"I had rapidly become aware there were problems with the Kalifa group."
- Gerard Depardieu
(Related: Problems)

"Whatever precautions you take so the photograph will look like this or that, there comes a moment when the photograph surprises you. It is the other's gaze that wins out and decides."
- Jacques Derrida
(Related: Surprises, Will)

"I do everything I think possible or acceptable to escape from this trap."
- Jacques Derrida
"I was almost kind of trapped by my own success into only doing rock."
- Rick Derringer
(Related: Success)

"I'm shooting in Brooklyn, we've got all kinds of crap going on, and I'm all alone now in a big hotel suite that you can't believe the size of it and a thing sticks in my foot and I just think it's the funniest thing that's ever happened to me."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Now)

"All these child stars grow up and they're knockin' over banks and getting prostitutes. I'm, like, one of the only people I know that has managed to dodge all of that negative crap."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: People, Negative, Banks, Stars)

"We study the injustices of history for the same reason that we study genocide, and for the same reason that psychologists study the minds of murderers and rapists... to understand how those evil things came about."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Evil, Genocide, Reason, Study)

"I've looked at photographs of myself during concerts and it sometimes looks as if I'm in a fencing move, with a guitar in my hands instead of a sword."
- Neil Diamond
(Related: Guitar)

"If you really want to torture me, sit me in a room strapped to a chair and put Mariah Carey's records on."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Want)

"You don't want to be photographed? You don't want to be known? Then you don't need to be out there peddling movies."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Movies, Want)

"It's easy to fall into the trap of believing all the hype that's written about you... Who knows? In a couple of years, you might find me in the loony bin!"
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Years)

"I can wrap my legs around my neck."
- Janice Dickinson
"I shaved my head about 15 years ago and the first time I shaved it, I started running my hand through my hair and it was very therapeutic."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Time, First, Hair, Running, Years)

"Lots of people working in cryptography have no deep concern with real application issues. They are trying to discover things clever enough to write papers about."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: People, Concern, Deep, Trying)

"I thought cryptography was a technique that did not require your trusting other people-that if you encrypted your files, you would have the control to make the choice as to whether you would surrender your files."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Thought, People, Control, Choice, Surrender)

"I understood the importance in principle of public key cryptography but it's all moved much faster than I expected. I did not expect it to be a mainstay of advanced communications technology."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Technology, Importance, Key, Public)

"Some people wear their heart up on their sleeve. I wear mine underneath my right pant leg, strapped to my boot."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: People, Heart, Right)

"My photographs don't do me justice - they just look like me."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Justice)

"I had no expectation that the Prince would offer me the unprecedented and unfettered access to the original and entirely untapped sources on which this biography is based."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Biography, Expectation)

"Western art is built on the biographical passion of one artist for another."
- Jim Dine
(Related: Art, Artist, Passion)

"The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust."
- Diogenes
(Related: Disgust, First, Pleasure)

"People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph."
- Walt Disney
(Related: People, Pen)

"Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Biography, Nothing, Theory)

"I've been into the habit of freezing white grapes and using them as a snack. Instead of eating peanuts or popcorn or something like that or pretzels, I just eat the white grapes."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Habit, Eating)

"If I had money, I would like to get an old building, have music performances, do lithographs, have shows of paintings, and do those things that I'm interested in doing."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Music, Money, Building, Old)

"When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg."
- Snoop Dogg
(Related: Open, Want)

"I feel for Veronica Mars so much when I'm watching at home. It is a wonderful story. The writing is consistently funny, biting, charming, heart-wrenching, etc. I also like the look of it. The cinematography - different from any other show."
- Jason Dohring
(Related: Funny, Home, Heart, Writing)

"I did some artistic nudes when I was I 8 with a French-Canadian photographer while I was modeling. They were beautiful shots, and they were not about nudity."
- Lexa Doig
(Related: Nudity)

"From a technical point of view, there seemed to me to be absolutely no reason why - with the existing technology - we couldn't do very high quality audio, because whereas the boom in digital graphics is ongoing, the boom in digital audio has already happened."
- Thomas Dolby
(Related: Technology, Quality, Reason)

"Singing becomes a form of therapy."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Singing, Therapy)

"The big biography of Lincoln necessarily had to do so much with his political career, his ambitions, his accomplishments in public, with less time to spend on his private life, his inner life, and I thought this might be a way of getting at that."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Time, Life, Thought, Accomplishments, Biography, Career, Public)

"It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don't they do something about it? They've done all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations. What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing?"
- Richard Donner
(Related: Film, Thinking)

"Since 1970, relationships can be more volatile, jobs more ephemeral, geographical mobility more intensified, stability of marriage weaker."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Marriage, Jobs, Relationships, Stability)

"Rap is only one end of a whole spectrum of verbal play and virtuosity. Rap is geared for aural pleasure."
- Rita Dove
(Related: End, Play, Pleasure, Rap)

"My dear colleague James Hansen, I believe, has finally gone off the deep end... The global warming 'time bomb,' 'disastrous climate changes that spiral dynamically out of humanity's control.' These are the words of an apocalyptic prophet, not a rational scientist."
- Nicholas Drapela
(Related: Control, Climate, Deep, End, Global warming, Humanity, Words)

"Time is nothing absolute; its duration depends on the rate of thought and feeling."
- John Draper
(Related: Time, Thought, Feeling, Nothing)

"You know I think that going into therapy is a very positive thing, and talking about it is really helpful, because the more you talk the more your fears fade, because you get it out."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Positive, Talk, Talking, Therapy)

"The one image that's been causing a lot of discussion is one image that I shot of a man falling head-first from the building, before the buildings fell down. He was trapped in the fire, and decided to jump and take his own life, rather than being burned."
- Richard Drew
(Related: Life, Being, Building, Fire, Man)

"Happiness has a bad rap. People say it shouldn't be your goal in life. Oh, yes it should."
- Richard Dreyfuss
(Related: Happiness, Life, People, Goal, Rap)

"The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves."
- John Dryden
(Related: Anger)

"My therapist would be so happy to know I'm doing all this walking. They've done a great job of putting me back together, haven't they?"
- Tammy Duckworth
(Related: Job, Walking)

"The truth is there are two hundred white women raped in America by a black man for every one black woman raped by whites."
- David Duke
(Related: Women, Truth, America, Man, Woman)

"I'm really looking forward to playing in Copenhagen again. Last time I stayed as long as I could, took pictures, signed autographs, and hung out until they through me out of the place!"
- George Duke
(Related: Time)

"If a student takes the whole series of my folklore courses including the graduate seminars, he or she should learn something about fieldwork, something about bibliography, something about how to carry out library research, and something about how to publish that research."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Research)

"We've got guys who aren't wrapping guys up... No matter how hard you hit them, you've still got to wrap them up."
- Tony Dungy
"Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets, some of the mountains, rivers, streams, etc. were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti. Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony, a real ceremony."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Temple, Ceremony, Mountains, Rivers, Talking)

"I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Change, People, Dance, Dancing, Limitations)

"Without my husband's costumes I wouldn't have known how to accomplish what I saw in my own mind's eyes for choreography. And then seeing our choreography and knowing the background of it I am sure helped my husband a great deal with what he designed for us."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: HusbEyes, Mind)

"I can remember being in my pram: children stayed in their prams much longer then than they do now. A big bouncy pram with black covers and a hood with metal clips that could trap your fingers. I was looking up at my sister who was sitting on the pram seat, with her back to me."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Sister, Being, Children, Now)

"The intense campaigns against domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, and inequity in the schools all too often depend on an image of women as weak and victimized."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Women, Schools, Violence)

"Now I am obsessed with collecting Platypus paraphernalia."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Now)

"New York means so much to people. If you're inclined to leave the nest, New York is where most people think they have to go, and it's been that way since the first skyscraper."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: People, First)

"But that's why there are so few women stars today. Pornography has taken away the mystery."
- Irene Dunne
(Related: Women, Mystery, Pornography, Stars, Today)

"When I came out rapping on my record, a lot of people said, Oh, you just want to be like Puff."
- Jermaine Dupri
(Related: People, Want)

"Women, for centuries not having access to pornography and now unable to bear looking at the muck on the supermarket shelves, are astonished. Women do not believe that men believe what pornography says about women. But they do. From the worst to the best of them, they do."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Now, Pornography)

"Seduction is often difficult to distinguish from rape. In seduction, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Seduction, Wine)

"Erotica is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Class, Pornography)

"As long as there is rape... there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Equality, Peace, Freedom, Justice, Want, World)

"A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Equality, Commitment, Poor)

"Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction, became marriage by capture. Marriage meant the taking was to extend in time, to be not only use of but possession of, or ownership."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Marriage, Time, Ownership, Possession, Practice)

"During the winter when the weather is too poor to work outside, I do use drawings and photographs, but I change my work so it is not just a time and place study."
- John Dyer
(Related: Change, Time, Work, Poor, Study, Weather, Winter)

"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)

"I had done a lot of rock 'n' roll photography when I was in college. I was one of many photographers who worked for The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, and all of these rock 'n' roll bands."
- John Dykstra
(Related: College, Photography)

"George Lucas wanted this moving camera for all of the photography in Star Wars. He was willing to take a risk with the concepts that I advanced with regard to ways for doing that."
- John Dykstra
(Related: Photography, Risk)

"People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around - the music and the ideas."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Music, People, Ideas, Being, Living, Today)

"Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography."
- George Eastman
(Related: Love, Key, Light, Photography, Will, Worth)

"The whole world has changed much since the '80's. In the united States, rap music and country music dominate radio and that certainly wasn't the case in the early '80's."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Rap, states, United, World)

"I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: Content, Now, Right, Violence)

"It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Deals, Determinism, Physics)

"Any biographer must of necessity become a pilgrim a peripatetic, obsessed literary pilgrim, a traveler with four eyes."
- Leon Edel
(Related: Eyes, Literary, Necessity)

"The biographer who writes the life of his subject's self-concept passes through a fade into the inner house of life."
- Leon Edel
(Related: Life, Self)

"And they asked me to take a polygraph as to the allegations and reports I'd made. I volunteered and I took the polygraph and passed it without a glitch."
- Sibel Edmonds
"Most modern comedy is crap."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: Comedy)

"A fan sent me a letter and a $10 bill. It's a short letter - all she said was, "Hey, since it's harder for you to go out these days without getting photographed, here $10 for a pizza." I was like, "Aww, she sent me money for a pizza so I could eat at home!""
- Zac Efron
(Related: Money)

"One time I went into a restroom and a girl followed me in. I signed an autograph for her in the sink. It was pretty funny because she was in a guy's restroom and she wasn't embarrassed at all."
- Zac Efron
(Related: Funny, Time, Pretty)

"We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores of women and children have been abducted, raped and tortured."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Women, Children, Numbers)

"Through the small tall bathroom window the December yard is gray and scratchy, the tree calligraphic."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: December)

"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Eyes, Wonder)

"I am actually going to two therapists right now. I don't know, I actually feel like therapy has just made me more uncomfortable."
- Jesse Eisenberg
(Related: Now, Right, Therapy)

"We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant."
- Alfred Eisenstaedt
(Related: Beginning, Moments, World)

"I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer."
- Alfred Eisenstaedt
(Related: Dream, Eyes, Mind, Will)

"Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur."
- Alfred Eisenstaedt
(Related: Heart, Photography, Spirit)

"Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Poetry, Time, Help, Language)

"In the old days we used to get more referrals, because people had insurance that paid for therapy. Now they belong to HMOs, and we can only be affiliated with a few HMOs."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: People, Now, Old, Therapy)

"I get people to truly accept themselves unconditionally, whether or not their therapist or anyone loves them."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: People)

"I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Age, Women, Fear, Behavior, Public, Public speaking, Therapy)

"I started to call myself a rational therapist in 1955; later I used the term rational emotive. Now I call myself a rational emotive behavior therapist."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Behavior, Now)

"I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Future, Psychology, School)

"I thought foolishly that Freudian psychoanalysis was deeper and more intensive than other, more directive forms of therapy, so I was trained in it and practiced it."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Thought, Psychoanalysis, Therapy)

"The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Civilization)

"Every artist writes his own autobiography."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Artist, Autobiography)

"If they want a photograph, then just take it."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Want)

"Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Will, World)

"If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path to his door."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Man, Will, World)

"Great geniuses have the shortest biographies."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"When you're a little kid, you don't see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap."
- Eminem
(Related: Fact, Friends, Mind, Rap, Trying)

"Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism."
- Eminem
(Related: Music, Key, Racism, Rap)

"Say there's a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter - for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that's saying is that he's living a fantasy life of rebellion."
- Eminem
(Related: Life, Home, Fantasy, Living, Pretty, Rap, Rebellion, Saying, School)

"Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you're always going to find a hip-hop tape; that's all I buy, that's all I live, that's all I listen to, that's all I love."
- Eminem
(Related: Car, Love, Music, Rap)

"My only scheme was to be a rapper."
- Eminem
"I think generally playing live is a crap idea. So much of stage work is the presentation of personality, and I've never been interested in that."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Work, Idea, Personality)

"I'm not interested in possible complexities. I regard song structure as a graph paper."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Song)

"Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen."
- Epictetus
(Related: Time, Desire, First, Nothing)

"No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen."
- Epictetus
(Related: Time, Desire, First)

"You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Experience, Building, Film)

"Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft."
- Sam Ervin
(Related: Tests, Witchcraft)

"There's the typical books, Moby Dick and, I guess in my adult life I began to read biographies more than fiction. I started to want to relate to other people's lives, things that had really happened."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Life, People, Books, Fiction, Want)

"To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them."
- Elliott Erwitt
(Related: Art, Observation, Photography)

"Now very often events are set up for photographers... The weddings are orchestrated about the photographers taking the picture, because if it hasn't been photographed it doesn't really exist."
- Elliott Erwitt
(Related: Events, Now, Weddings)

"You want a lesson? I'll give you a lesson. How about a geography lesson? My father's from Puerto Rico. My mother's from El Salvador. And neither one of those is Mexico."
- Jennifer Esposito
(Related: Mother, Father, Geography, Want)

"Women are not required in general to be named in rape cases because of the stigmas that go with being a rape complainant, and frankly, special burdens that rape complainants often face."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Women, Being)

"Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts."
- Walker Evans
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts, Artist, Eye, Reason)

"They show that roughly two-thirds of a group of neurotic patients will recover or improve to a marked extent within about two years of the onset of their illness, whether they are treated by means of psychotherapy or not."
- Hans Eysenck
(Related: Illness, Will, Years)

"There thus appears to be an inverse correlation between recovery and psychotherapy; the more psychotherapy, the smaller the recovery rate."
- Hans Eysenck
"In our tabulation of psychoanalytic results, we have classed those who stopped treatment together with those not improved. This appears to be reasonable; a patient who fails to finish his treatment, and is not improved, is surely a therapeutic failure."
- Hans Eysenck
(Related: Failure, Results, Treatment)

"In general, certain conclusions are possible from these data. They fail to prove that psychotherapy, Freudian or otherwise, facilitates the recovery of neurotic patients."
- Hans Eysenck
"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)

"For a long time many believed that there would be an automatic adjustment and counted on a rapid increase in the wages of the emerging nations, on our advances in technology and the costs of transport preventing disruption. But this reassuring analysis is out of date."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Technology, Time, Nations, Wages)

"I'm a crap guitarist and I find it really hard writing on my own."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Writing)

"Being a woman is really crap."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Being, Woman)

"I'm still grappling with all the things most people resolve by the time they're 35. Maybe that's why I make music that is relevant to young people. I'm emotionally stuck at the age of 13."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Age, Music, Time, People)

"I was able to support myself by acting alone about six years ago. Until then, I was just scraping by."
- Edie Falco
(Related: Acting, Support, Years)

"I think pornography is a scourge on society."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Society, Pornography)

"I am saying pornography hurts anyone who reads it, garbage in, garbage out."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Pornography, Saying)

"I've tried writing. Two days later I'd go visit it and say, Jesus Christ, who wrote this crap?"
- Dennis Farina
(Related: Christ, Visit, Writing)

"I recommend the same therapies for all humans with HIV. There is no reason to believe that physiologic responses to therapy will vary across lines of class, culture, race or nationality."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Class, Culture, Nationality, Race, Reason, Therapy, Will)

"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)

"The Myth of Male Power dealt much more with the political issues, the legal issues, sexual harassment, date rape, women who kill, and those issues were very much more interfaced with the agendas of feminism."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Legal, Power, Women, Feminism, Myth)

"Any professional knows that the flute and the piano is a boring combination. All you've got to arrive at is a kind of typical gestural crap, right? You might agree, though you wouldn't call it gestural crap."
- Morton Feldman
(Related: Right)

"Unless the trade deficit shrinks, the combination of the trade deficit and the interest and dividend payments to foreigners will grow ever more rapidly."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Foreigners, Interest, Trade, Will)

"All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography."
- Federico Fellini
(Related: Art, Autobiography)

"I like geography. I like to know where places are."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Geography)

"Women do feel like they're in a box. Society, Hollywood, some men-they want to wrap women up in a neat little package."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Women, Society, Hollywood, Want)

"Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Friends, Strangers, Walking, Years)

"All those rappers, they're the only glamorous people working in music now. They dress up in these chains of gold, cars, girls and this and that, high-heeled shoes."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Music, People, Dress, Girls, Gold, Now)

"We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Time, Beginning, Future, Problems, Race, Responsibility, Years)

"My father assigned me to keep his scrapbooks. At first I was interested in reading only his rave notices, but I got interested in reading what the critics were saying about whether the play was good or not."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Father, First, Play, Reading, Saying)

"I think that I'm busy in the present, and I don't want to go back. Well, there's been an unauthorized biography, and you can't stop them. It didn't worry me."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Biography, Present, Want, Worry)

"He allowed us to choreograph the sex scenes."
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Sex)

"I can no more think of my own life without thinking of wine and wines and where they grew for me and why I drank them when I did and why I picked the grapes and where I opened the oldest procurable bottles, and all that, than I can remember living before I breathed."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: Life, Living, Thinking, Wine)

"These sites have torn down the geographical divide that once prevented long distance social relationships from forming, allowing instant communication and connections to take place and a virtual second life to take hold for its users."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Life, Communication, Relationships)

"Then came the choreography... the impact of music and choreography tends to really emphasize an overall feeling of what you really want out of the program."
- Peggy Fleming
(Related: Music, Feeling, Want)

"Back then the cars had a trap door that we could pull open with a chain to check our tire wear."
- Tim Flock
(Related: Open)

"Just because I publish pornography does not mean that I am not concerned about the social ills that all of us are."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Pornography)

"I spent most of this afternoon writing a new introduction for my autobiography."
- June Foray
(Related: Autobiography, Writing)

"I wouldn't be interested in just doing a show that's mapped out and choreographed with a set list. That would've been boring so long ago it just wouldn't be any fun."
- Steve Forbert
(Related: Fun)

"Moreover, all our knowledge of organic remains teaches us, that species have a definite existence, and a centralization in geological time as well as in geographical space, and that no species is repeated in time."
- Edward Forbes
(Related: Time, Knowledge, Existence, Space)

"I expect the Republicans will enjoy a large bounce out of their convention. They're here wrapping themselves in the 9/11 flag, which I think is inappropriate in many ways, but it's their choice."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Choice, Republicans, Will)

"My character is meant to know nothing about rap, and not to like it very much, but I know about it, because my kids make me listen to it. There's some rap I do like very much. I like Eminem, Blackalicious."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Character, Kids, Nothing, Rap)

"Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals. Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art. The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes."
- John Ford
(Related: Art, People, Eyes, Mystery)

"When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Books, May, Name, Newspapers, Reading, Space, Will)

"A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
"Keep writing. Try to do a little bit every day, even if the result looks like crap. Getting from page four to page five is more important than spending three weeks getting page four perfect."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Day, Result, Writing)

"I have a bad tendency to get rapidly bored with my own material, so rewriting is hard for me. I mean, I already know the story and would rather read something new."
- Alan Dean Foster
"They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason she will rap you on the knuckles."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Rap, Reason, Will)

"After taking temporary charge last season he took us from looking down at the fringes of another relegation scrap, to within a kick of getting into Europe."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: Europe)

"Nothing had changed in my routine, except that when I went down the chippy and got me special fried rice, it would be wrapped in a newspaper that had my picture all over it."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: Nothing, Routine)

"It almost hurts me to walk down a road and have people grab my hand and ask for my autograph and not sit and talk. When I'm finished I'm not going to be on the front page, but I'm going to be just as happy without the publicity."
- Terry Fox
(Related: People, Publicity, Road, Talk)

"Being a comedian, people tell me stuff they shouldn't tell their therapist."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: People, Being)

"I like contemporary American literature and I like biographies and I like jazz and I like baseball and I like writers who write about the human condition and sci-fi is just something that I happened into."
- Jonathan Frakes
(Related: American, Baseball, Jazz, Literature, Writers)

"There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough - there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Vision, Humanity, Photography, Realism)

"I have been frequently accused of deliberately twisting subject matter to my point of view. Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Life, Love, Criticism, Indifference, Opinion)

"You do your work as a photographer and everything becomes past. Words are more like thoughts; the photographer's picture is always surrounded by a kind of romantic glamor - no matter what you do, and how you twist it."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Past, Romantic, Words)

"I always say that I don't want to be sentimental, that the photographs shouldn't be sentimental, and yet, I am conscious of my sentimentality."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Sentimentality, Want)

"Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Hope, Colors, Despair, Mankind, Photography)

"My photographs are not planned or composed in advance, and I do not anticipate that the onlooker will share my viewpoint. However, I feel that if my photograph leaves an image on his mind, something has been accomplished."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Mind, Will)

"It is always the instantaneous reaction to oneself that produces a photograph."
- Robert Frank
"A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Man)

"It can be a long gap between the emergence of fully researched historical biographies."
- Antonia Fraser
"I realize that I had always in my heart of hearts planned to write a biography of Marie Antoinette."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Heart, Biography)

"The clue to book jacket photography is to look friendly and approachable, but not too glamorous."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Photography)

"The closer a Negro got to the ballot box, the more he looked like a rapist."
- E. Franklin Frazier
"I'm not here to perform. I'm here to sign autographs. You have to wait till I come back with my own hand."
- Ace Frehley
"I have had the unfortunate experience of having someone write an unauthorised biography of me. Half of it is lies and the other half is badly written. My feeling is that if I'm going to write my life story, I ought to have my life first."
- Dawn French
(Related: Experience, Life, Biography, Feeling, First, Lies)

"Whatever they may be in public life, whatever their relations with men, in their relations with women, all men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, their codes."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Men, Life, Women, Eyes, Laws, May, Public)

"All men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, and their codes."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Men, Eyes, Laws)

"We live trapped, between the churned-up and examined past and a future that waits for our work."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Work, Future, Past)

"My work is purely autobiographical... It is about myself and my surroundings."
- Lucian Freud
(Related: Work)

"You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Life, Financial, Pleasure)

"And the most important thing - apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character - is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you're playing a murderer or rapist."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Character, Being, Care, Will)

"The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride. Everything else they do is crap, and they know it."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: News, Pride)

"I feel like I'd like to continue putting out records and start putting them out more rapidly than I have until now and for me if I can keep selling the records to the fans that already like me that's fine."
- John Frusciante
(Related: Selling, Fans, Now)

"Personally, I'd never seen a graphic novel. I knew they existed because friends of mine like Jonathan Ross collect them and some very literate and intelligent people really rate the graphic novel as a form."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: People, Friends)

"I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you're never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Future, Project, Style)

"The aging and decreasing population is a serious problem in many developed countries today. In Japan's case, these demographic changes are taking place at a more rapid pace than any other country has ever experienced."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Countries, Country, Population, Today)

"The rapprochement of peoples is only possible when differences of culture and outlook are respected and appreciated rather than feared and condemned, when the common bond of human dignity is recognized as the essential bond for a peaceful world."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Culture, Dignity, World)

"We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Thoughts, Options, Possibilities, World)

"Who wants to go to school and be asked for, like, 20 autographs?"
- Edward Furlong
(Related: School)

"We have escapist fiction, so why not escapist biography?"
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Biography, Fiction)

"Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However, they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: People, Agreement, Meetings, Right, Trying, Want)

"The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do."
- Galileo Galilei
(Related: Nothing, Sun, Universe)

"There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people."
- George Galloway
(Related: Patriotism, People, Flags)

"I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Equality)

"The real problems are cultural. The problems of the people who take drugs as a cultural trap - I think there's a real problem there, the crack stuff, the hopelessness of the junkie. The urban angst."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: People, Drugs, Problems)

"And there's a lot of that stuff with people bringing their kids, kids bringing their parents, people bringing their grandparents - I mean, it's gotten to be really stretched out now. It was never my intention to say, this is the demographics of our audience."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: People, Grandparents, Intention, Kids, Now)

"But I can't bear it when somebody who some man made a pass at - to call that violence seems to me absurd and insulting to women who've really met violence, who've been raped or bashed."
- Helen Garner
(Related: Women, Man, Violence)

"I think that it's not as crazily different, my job, from anyone else's, as people let themselves believe. I think people get wrapped up in their own idea of what it is, but it's really not that."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: People, Idea, Job)

"I go to my physical therapist to keep fighting it and one of them told me if you don't use it, you lose it, but I know we're on television so I won't say what I would often say."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Fighting, Television)

"If you get a diagnosis, get on a therapy, keep a good attitude and keep your sense of humor."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Humor, Attitude, Sense, Therapy)

"I take one of the interferon therapies, Rebif."
- Teri Garr
"But I believe that there are marriages where you can have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking room or garden or whatever it is. But when everyone has what they want, it's not funny. There's no conflict."
- Brad Garrett
(Related: Funny, Conflict, Garden, Want)

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

"I never refused an autograph, never refused to buy someone a drink. Now I'm learning to say I've got other things on, instead of doing it and wondering why."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Learning, Now)

"For the speedy reader paragraphs become a country the eye flies over looking for landmarks, reference points, airports, restrooms, passages of sex."
- William H. Gass
(Related: Sex, Country, Eye, Flies)

"Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified."
- Jose Ortega Y Gasset
(Related: Life, Biography)

"Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Time, Habit, Caution, Country, France, Old)

"I started writing and photographing for different publications and finally ended up being the correspondent in South Asia, for the Geneva-based Journal de Geneve, which at one time used to be one of the best international newspapers in Europe."
- Francois Gautier
(Related: Time, Being, Europe, Newspapers, Writing)

"This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Books, Now)

"Continue to surprise those who would put you in a neat demographic. Be insistently curious."
- Gordon Gee
"I never leave a sentence or a paragraph until I'm satisfied with it."
- Clifford Geertz
"Most anthropologists are doing straightforward ethnography, and should."
- Clifford Geertz
"A lot of what I've been learning in the last two years is due to therapy - about my sexuality, why things go wrong, why relationships haven't worked. It isn't anything to do with anybody else; it's to do with me."
- Boy George
(Related: Learning, Relationships, Sexuality, Therapy, Wrong, Years)

"In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Experience, Change, Enemy)

"It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Work, Action, Memory, Pen, Practice)

"Suddenly a single shot on the extreme left rang out on the clear morning air, followed quickly by several others, and the whole line pushed rapidly forward through the brush."
- John Gibbon
(Related: Extreme)

"Both organizations are growing rapidly due in part to answering the urgent need in the community for services and programs to help with the day-to-day struggles that come with memory disorders."
- Leeza Gibbons
(Related: Community, Day, Help, Memory)

"When we got down from the ambulances there were sharp cracks about us as bursts of shrapnel splashed down upon the Town Hall square. Dead soldiers lay outside and I glanced at them coldly. We were in search of the living."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Living, Soldiers)

"A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding."
- William Gibson
(Related: Banks, Complexity, Computer, Light, Mind)

"We're imperfect people trapped in an imperfect world until we get to that place beyond."
- Kathie Lee Gifford
(Related: People, World)

"I will try to cram these paragraphs full of facts and give them a weight and shape no greater than that of a cloud of blue butterflies."
- Brendan Gill
(Related: Butterflies, Facts, Weight, Will)

"A lost of people recognize me and maybe will ask for an autograph, but it's nothing like if Elvis would've done something like that, 'cause he's so popular, or maybe The Beatles 'cause they stirred up a lot of action."
- Mickey Gilley
(Related: People, Action, Nothing, Popular, Will)

"You get trapped by stories. Though I've got this reputation for being out of control, it's not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Truth, Control, Being, Reputation)

"A century of convulsive change leaves huge demographic gouge marks."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Change)

"Mills insisted that a sociologist's proper subject was the intersection of biography and history."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: History, Biography)

"Because Microsoft seems to sometimes not trust customer choice, they salt XP with all these little gizmos and trap doors to get people to try Microsoft stuff. But the reality is that we're downloading more players than we ever have on a worldwide basis."
- Rob Glaser
(Related: Trust, People, Choice, Customer, Reality)

"If you build a better mousetrap, you will catch better mice."
- George Gobel
(Related: Will)

"Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second."
- Jean-Luc Godard
(Related: Truth, Cinema, Photography)

"I've had a lot of cognitive behavioural therapy, and am having a family now."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Family, Now, Therapy)

"Why don't you compare me to Sally Jessy Raphael?"
- Trisha Goddard
"The viewer must bring their own view to a photograph."
- Fay Godwin
"Look at lots of exhibitions and books, and don't get hung up on cameras and technical things. Photography is about images."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Books, Photography)

"I don't get wrapped up in technique and the like."
- Fay Godwin
"I like photographs which leave something to the imagination."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Imagination)

"Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London. 1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children. No formal training."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Mother, Father, American, Artist, Children, Germany, London, Photography, Schools, Training, World)

"But I was, and still am, an avid reader and so when I first started I chose to photograph many of the great writers in this country to try and earn a living."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Country, First, Living, Writers)

"I've been working with the land for most of my life; walking it and photographing it. And I love it to bits."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Love, Life, Land, Walking)

"To keep it simple you run your gym like you run your house. Keep it clean and in good running order. No jerks allowed, members pay on time and if they give you any crap, throw them out. There's peace where there's order."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Peace, Time, Order, Running)

"I had years of therapy to recover from this. A lot of it had to with being a people pleaser, being the ultimate good girl. I wanted everyone to like me. I didn't really have a voice. I was afraid of growing up."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: People, Being, Growing up, Therapy, Voice, Years)

"You can stay in therapy your whole life, but you've got to live life and not talk about life."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Life, Talk, Therapy)

"A major difference between witches and psychotherapists is that witches see the mental health of women as having important political consequences."
- Naomi R. Goldenberg
(Related: Health, Women, Consequences, Difference, Mental health, Witches)

"Our photographs are filthier and our stories are more disgusting. We make no effort to be artistic."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Effort)

"Love is a deception and a trap. Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing white beard in a throne and looks at us."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Love, God, Deception, Myth)

"Photography is a way of putting distance between myself and the work which sometimes helps me to see more clearly what it is that I have made."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, Photography)

"I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Autobiography)

"But there has also been a notable increase in recent years of these applications by a much wider slice of psychotherapists - far greater interest than ever before."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Interest, Years)

"So more than 8 million people lost their jobs. It's going to take a significant push on our part and time before that comes down. I don't anticipate it coming down rapidly."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Time, People, Jobs)

"People give one another things that can't be gift wrapped."
- Nadine Gordimer
(Related: People)

"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)

"As an avid photographer, I also took advantage of the latest technology in photography - digital photography - to post photos on my website on a daily basis."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Technology, Photography, Post)

"I'm glad I have an outlet. I don't think I would put my aggression elsewhere, but working on the projects I have worked on, you tend to benefit personally from trying to wrap your head around the way other people look at the world."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: People, Aggression, Projects, Trying, World)

"Call it holistic or holographic thinking, it's been quite effective imagining the world's problems are all right in front of you on a smaller scale with your band. You deal with those relationships, and that's where real major change begins."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Change, Problems, Relationships, Right, Thinking, World)

"Deep inside us, we know what every family therapist knows: the problems between the parents become the problems within the children."
- Roger Gould
(Related: Family, Children, Deep, Parents, Problems)

"I hope to be a producer, a musician, a painter, a photographer - I'm going to push myself to do as many things as I can and see where it goes."
- Lucas Grabeel
(Related: Hope)

"Every dance is a kind of fever chart, a graph of the heart."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Dance, Heart)

"Research is starting to show that a child should be engaged at least 20 hours a week. I do not think it matters which program you choose as long as it keeps the child actively engaged with the therapist, teacher, or parent for at least 20 hours a week."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Research)

"Well, clearly, for me in the immediate future, it is grappling, like so many other governors are grappling, with the economic woes of these states. We were all hoping to see some federal relief."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Future, states)

"As a state we are so uniquely positioned in so many ways. Our geography, our placement in the country, and our history positions us to be the state that propels energy efficiency as an industry."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: History, Country, Efficiency, Energy, Geography, State)

"I've, we have in this state, like many other states, we're experiencing an enormous budget deficit that we're trying to grapple with. But we will have progress despite the deficits."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Progress, State, states, Trying, Will)

"So we just hope that all of these governors who are grappling will be able to provide the basic services to our citizens and not have to cut things that really are painful."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Hope, Will)

"As to Bell's talking telegraph, it only creates interest in scientific circles... its commercial values will be limited."
- Elisha Gray
(Related: Values, Interest, Talking, Will)

"Football tactics are rapidly becoming as complicated as the chemical formula for splitting the atom."
- Jimmy Greaves
(Related: Football, Formula)

"I think there's a natural chemistry between us as friends; and there's really no separation between the rapport that we feel when we're in conversation and when we're playing music, it's one in the same."
- Benny Green
(Related: Music, Conversation, Friends, Rapport, Separation)

"Now a Protestant confronting a Catholic ghost is exactly Shakespeare's way of grappling with what was not simply a general social problem but one lived out in his own life."
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Related: Life, Now, Shakespeare)

"I'm not spitting in my own soup, I love having spent my life thinking about these things-but you don't have to know anything about his life, even though I've just written a biography!"
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Related: Life, Love, Thinking)

"We might be the holographic image of a two-dimensional structure."
- Brian Greene
"The great advantage of being a writer is that you can spy on people. You're there, listening to every word, but part of you is observing. Everything is useful to a writer, you see - every scrap, even the longest and most boring of luncheon parties."
- Graham Greene
(Related: People, Being, Listening, Word, Writer)

"Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Fear, Madness, Therapy, Wonder, Writing)

"Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested the hint of a free spirit, trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans."
- Jeff Greenfield
(Related: Eyes, Public, Republicans, Spirit, Voice)

"They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them."
- Joyce Grenfell
(Related: Hope)

"I'm also doing a special for Comedy Central called Autobiography. It's going to be a spoof of Biography."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Autobiography, Comedy)

"I have friends who are going through chemotherapy, and they make the darkest, most hideous cancer jokes you've ever heard."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Cancer, Friends, Jokes)

"We've got our football where no one wears anything and the guys are in little shorts and they beat the crap out of each other, and they can catch it and they can kick it, and it's the only place it's played in the world."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: Football, World)

"Autobiography is now as common as adultery and hardly less reprehensible."
- John Grigg
(Related: Adultery, Autobiography, Now)

"During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao. The source said they were from a crash site. He presented photographs showing himself in company with others digging around obvious aircraft debris."
- Bo Gritz
(Related: Company, Mission, Obvious)

"Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium."
- Philip Guedalla
(Related: History, Biography, Fiction)

"Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is as unfair as only sport can be."
- Philip Guedalla
(Related: Biography, Hunting)

"Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people."
- Philip Guedalla
(Related: Truth, People, Autobiography)

"There would be a paragraph about some veteran digging tunnels for the Germans in a slave labor camp, or something like that. Finally I decided to look it up and go further into it."
- Charles Guggenheim
(Related: Labor)

"I was reading the poems of Rochester. Rochester made himself out to be bisexual, but I think that was only to shock. Most of his poetry is sexual, even pornographic."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Poetry, Poems, Reading)

"I am very sad for men and women trapped in any relationship where there is cruelty, dominance, inequity. I long for the liberation of all people."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Men, Women, People, Cruelty)

"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)

"There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are."
- Ernst Haas
(Related: Limitations, Photography)

"Some of those drawn into the holy war had been secular nationalists only a few years before. If one looks at the biographies of these people, remarkable continuities are revealed."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: War, People, Remarkable, Years)

"Growing up in the Philippines, I loved all kinds of movies. We had a very healthy film industry there when I was a child. It's now gotten very limited. They only make action movies and hard-core exploitation movies. Women get raped; men get shot."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Men, Movies, Women, Action, Exploitation, Film, Growing up, Now)

"You have film actors doing TV, rap stars doing TV, with everyone kind of crossing the line."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Actors, Film, Rap, Stars)

"Photography is a very important part of my life."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Life, Photography)

"Contrast is what makes photography interesting."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Contrast, Photography)

"Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Music, Infinite, Language, Possibilities)

"But at heart, I am more than a cinematographer."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Heart)

"Every cinematographer I worked with had his own way of solving problems."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Problems)

"If I had the hand strength to sign autographs for everybody in Kansas City, I would... but its just impossible to get to everyone."
- Dante Hall
(Related: Strength)

"Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history."
- Robert Hall
(Related: History, Attention, Biography, Literary, Unity)

"Many of the comedies I had made in Sweden were slightly based on semi-autobiographical experiences, so adapting novels was a very different experience."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Experience)

"My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Father, Passion)

"I always try to preserve my cinematographic style, even while I work in the US. I wish to always be European."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Work, Style)

"One of the things I thought a lot about was how can we get the views, for instance, the main plaza, you look up to Telegraph Hill from there and therefore it would be a disaster to close that view off."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Thought, Disaster)

"Two things I do well in books are sex and violence, but I don't want gratuitous sex or violence. The sex and violence are only as graphic as need be. And never included unless it furthers the plot or character development."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: Sex, Development, Character, Books, Violence, Want)

"Most of the monsters... are based on some sort of mythology. Every culture and even some geographical areas have monsters and mythology that is their own."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: Culture, Mythology)

"I didn't want to fall into the trap of competing with all these other great guitar players. I just want to sidestep the whole thing and get out of the race."
- Kirk Hammett
(Related: Guitar, Race, Want)

"Exercise is one of the best ways in preventing the rapid growth of obesity in America."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Growth, America, Exercise, Obesity)

"It's always a combination of physics and poetry that I find inspiring. It's hard to wrap your head around things like the Hubble scope."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Poetry, Inspiring, Physics)

"Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases. The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions."
- James Hansen
(Related: Growth)

"Everywhere I look and most of the time I look, I see photographs."
- Bert Hardy
(Related: Time)

"Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciusness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Being, Childhood, Feeling, First, Luxury, Memories, Reward)

"Several times we were stranded in strange places without any money and with our credit cards cancelled - trapped in a hotel that we couldn't check out of because we had no money to check out."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Money, Cards, Credit)

"There are wonderful museums with lots of photographs of 1920's musicals."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Museums)

"I've been taking a trapeze class for the last couple of years. I'm working on my double back flip right now."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Class, Now, Right, Years)

"Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: Intelligence, Imagination, Love, Danger, Kindness, Relationships, Will)

"Brian and I got cast out of that show into Trapper John, M. D."
- Gregory Harrison
"I don't know what psychotherapy does. I have been seeing the same person for 26 years now."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Now, Years)

"I don't know for Justin; he's always looking for meaning out of his relationships with people. I don't think he's as trapped into the drug thing as a lot of the others are."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: People, Meaning, Relationships)

"I took courses at USC in film editing and art direction and photography when I was still in high school."
- Ray Harryhausen
(Related: Art, Direction, Film, Photography, School)

"I can analyse the trajectory of my popularity and find out why the peak was a peak and the valley was a valley - grapple with it that way - but I prefer not to analyse it that much."
- Corey Hart
(Related: Popularity)

"There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives."
- Josephine Hart
(Related: Soul, Geography)

"I should be getting photographs of me with my arm around these people like restaurant owners do, because eventually I am going to have to prove to my kids that once I was an actor!"
- Josh Hartnett
(Related: People, Kids)

"I love graphic design. I love working with design, and I love storytelling, so I've been working on a children's book for a while, and I'd like to see that through."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Love, Design, Children)

"There has to be some limit to what lawyers can take from their clients. Otherwise, cagey attorneys end up with the lion's share of the settlement and the victims end up with little more than scraps."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Clients, End, Lawyers, Victims)

"Later, I went down to the Washington field office and an onsite polygraph was administered."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Office, Washington)

"After reviewing the polygraph charts in private, the polygraph examiner told me that I had passed and that he believed I had nothing to do with the anthrax letters."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Letters, Nothing)

"We had a showing of Battlestar in LA last week. I walked out the door and there were 50 people. I signed a ton of autographs. Other actors walked away without signing. These are the fans. I guess it depends. on who you are."
- Noah Hathaway
(Related: People, Actors, Fans)

"Loads of computer graphics equals a terrible video in my book."
- Dan Hawkins
(Related: Computer)

"Carbon is probably a bit harder to wrap since it's procedural."
- Bill Hayden
"For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Home, Character, First, Present)

"My songs form a kind of biography or diary of my life as they are about people I have loved and people I only knew in my heart, places I have seen only for a moment and places I have lived all my life."
- Justin Hayward
(Related: Life, People, Heart, Biography, Songs)

"It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Morality, Mankind, Respect)

"I told my mother at about the seventh year of therapy that I had been abused sexually by my father, and she hung up the phone on me."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Mother, Father, Therapy)

"A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap."
- Mitch Hedberg
"Rape, mutilation, abuse, and theft are the natural outcome of a world in which force rules, in which human beings are objects."
- Chris Hedges
(Related: Abuse, Force, Rules, Theft, World)

"There's the downtown area of Tupelo. Did you see the skyscrapers? Two stories."
- Bobby Heenan
"From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money - either baby-sitting, or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas, so I could have my own money."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Money, Time, Baby, Christmas, Gifts)

"Ideas move rapidly when their time comes."
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Related: Time, Ideas)

"No one could possibly look all the time like my photographs. It is dreadfully hard to live up to them. They stare at me everywhere."
- Anna Held
(Related: Time)

"Now, the external work of man is of the most varied kind as regards the force or ease, the form and rapidity, of the motions used on it, and the kind of work produced."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Work, Force, Man, Now)

"Next to the writer of real estate advertisements, the autobiographer is the most suspect of prose artists."
- Donal Henahan
(Related: Artists, Prose, Writer)

"I feared the verdict of the watch, where I either lost the race against time that day or would lose it soon by making the record even harder to break. The time trap had snapped shut."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Time, Day, Race)

"This act demonstrates graphically a turning away the past and moving ahead. You now get to refresh your time in a friendly way by running with the watch instead of against it or away from it."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Time, Act, Now, Past, Running)

"Most of the suicide hijackers came from Saudi Arabia, a place not lacking in wealth. But due to rapid population growth, the wealth per capita has fallen by about half in a generation."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Growth, Wealth, Population, Suicide)

"The idea of photographing an Arab man naked and having him simulate homosexual activity, and having an American GI woman in the photographs, is the end of society in their eyes."
- Seymour Hersh
(Related: Society, Idea, American, End, Eyes, Man, Woman)

"I loved that it was about human relationships and then it was a mystery without falling into the trap of a thriller per se, because it pulled you in through people rather than through events or effects."
- Barbara Hershey
(Related: People, Events, Mystery, Relationships)

"No matter how noble and special people want to make the playoffs out to be... it's a crapshoot."
- Orel Hershiser
(Related: People, Want)

"You could think of extraordinary examples to the contrary: The Grapes of Wrath... and even into the 70s."
- Charlton Heston
(Related: Wrath)

"The world has become rapidly more competitive."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: World)

"We will see the increasingly rapid rate of growth we've already been seeing in Colorado continue."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Growth, Will)

"If you take the approach that you want to scrape every last nickel off the table, that'll work one or two times, but after awhile, your reputation will precede you."
- Tom Hicks
(Related: Work, Reputation, Want, Will)

"Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues."
- Cullen Hightower
(Related: Being, Thinking, Worry)

"Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Country, Mathematics, World)

"Because I was extremely uncomfortable talking about sex with him at all and particularly in such a graphic way, I told him that I did not want to talk about these subjects."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Sex, Talk, Talking, Want)

"You don't attack the grunts of Vietnam; you blame the theory behind the war. Nobody who fought in that war was at fault. It was the war itself that was at fault. It's the same thing with psychotherapy."
- James Hillman
(Related: War, Blame, Fault, Theory, Vietnam)

"Psychotherapy theory turns it all on you: you are the one who is wrong. If a kid is having trouble or is discouraged, the problem is not just inside the kid; it's also in the system, the society."
- James Hillman
(Related: Society, Theory, Trouble, Wrong)

"While photographs may not lie, liars may photograph."
- Lewis Hine
(Related: Lie, May)

"I don't think I think when I play. I have a photographic memory for chords, and when I'm playing, the right chords appear in my mind like photographs long before I get to them."
- Earl Hines
(Related: Memory, Mind, Play, Right)

"You had to be aware that I saw that photography was a mere episode in the history of the optical projection and when the chemicals ended, meaning the picture was fixed by chemicals, we were in a new era."
- David Hockney
(Related: History, Meaning, Photography)

"But slowly I began to use cameras and then think about what it was that was going on. It took me a long time, I mean I actually played with cameras and photography for about 20 years."
- David Hockney
(Related: Time, Photography, Years)

"I made a photograph of a garden in Kyoto, the Zen garden, which is a rectangle. But a photograph taken from any one point will not show, well it shows a rectangle, but not with ninety degree angles."
- David Hockney
(Related: Garden, Will, Zen)

"I was trying to write an autobiography using prints and patterns that reference emotional, psychological, and personal development in my work, as a person growing up, figuring out who I was. I used fabrics to stand in for occurrences."
- Jim Hodges
(Related: Work, Development, Autobiography, Growing up, Trying)

"We have rudiments of reverence for the human body, but we consider as nothing the rape of the human mind."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Body, Mind, Nothing)

"I think secrets often come out. I spoke to a friend who is a therapist and I asked her if there were people who came to her and admitted to doing horrible things and she said, 'More than you know.'"
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: People, Friend, Secrets)

"When the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were growing up, that was at it's height and the War cemented that with photographs of the Royal Family having breakfast together and so on, by pinning their reputation so firmly on that particular issue."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Family, War, Growing up, Reputation)

"That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous - I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist - for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Beginning, Being, End, Fact, Fiction, Living)

"I went on a long trip through South America with Prince Charles where I was the only journalist there - a couple of photographers but no other writers."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: America, Writers)

"There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures."
- J. G. Holland
(Related: Time, Road)

"One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures."
- J. G. Holland
(Related: Time)

"I've always loved words. I ate up all the books I could get my hands on, and when I couldn't get books, I read candy wrappers and labels on cereal and toothpaste boxes."
- Judy Holliday
(Related: Books, Words)

"When our minds as people normally starts to wrap around things, we start to attach all these ideas to it that really aren't that necessary to the core of it, if you just experience it and kind of go through it."
- Josh Holloway
(Related: Experience, People, Ideas)

"In North Carolina nobody bothers us; we're all about concentrating on the work or our auditions that we're trying to get a flight out for. So all that crap is not something that I'm confronted with on a daily basis."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Work, Trying)

"A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Society, Flies)

"They amaze me most of those remixes. Some of them are crap. But every time I complain, someone comes up and says they are for a different market that you don't understand. Some of the New Order ones are really great, though."
- Peter Hook
(Related: Time, Order)

"I really enjoy the therapeutic value of writing songs."
- Shannon Hoon
(Related: Songs, Value, Writing)

"I don't believe in using too much graphic violence, although I've done it. It's better to be suggestive and to allow the viewer to fill in the blanks in their minds."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: Violence)

"What I learned about stammering was that, when as a young child you lose the confidence of anyone who wants to listen to you, you lose confidence in your voice and the right to speech. And a lot of the therapy was saying, 'You have a right to be heard.'"
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Confidence, Right, Saying, Speech, Therapy, Voice)

"We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It's a death trap."
- Anthony Hopkins
(Related: Death, Trust, Dying, Killing, Mind, Thinking)

"I know that the arts are important. I'm not denying that, but I can't associate myself with all the claptrap that goes on around it."
- Anthony Hopkins
"I'm no mathematician, so I'm stuck with the graphic representations."
- Hugh Hopper
"Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist."
- Karen Horney
(Related: Life)

"Life itself still remains a very effective therapist."
- Karen Horney
(Related: Life)

"People were talking while I was playing, so I got up and left the stage. I've gotten to the point where I'm not really very patient with patrons rapping during the show. And the people were all nice and quiet when I cam back."
- Bruce Hornsby
(Related: People, Quiet, Talking)

"Any ballplayer that don't sign autographs for little kids ain't an American. He's a communist."
- Rogers Hornsby
(Related: American, Kids)

"Smile, it's free therapy."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Smile, Therapy)

"Something new has taken place in the past five to eight years. Technologists are providing almost religious visions, and their ideas are resonating in some ways with the same idea of the Rapture."
- Eric Horvitz
(Related: Idea, Ideas, Past, Religious, Visions, Years)

"One could drive a prairie schooner through any part of his argument and never scrape against a fact."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Argument, Fact)

"Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United States in geographic range of production, acreage, and quantity of product. The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop, properly cared for, therefore, is obvious."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Importance, Leading, Obvious, Production, Quantity, states, United)

"I was probably never going to get to do the kind of things dramatically that I really wanted to do, so I returned to theater from time to time, and to write, and produce. It's by no means sour grapes."
- Larry Hovis
(Related: Time, Theater)

"A theory is no more like a fact than a photograph is like a person."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Fact, Theory)

"Photography must be integrated with the story."
- James Wong Howe
(Related: Photography)

"This discovery convinced me of the power of crystallography and led me to continue in this field."
- Robert Huber
(Related: Power, Discovery)

"Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred - it is the amphetamine of its believers."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Quality, Hatred, Ideology, Promises, Rituals, Solidarity)

"Nobody gives a crap about hockey down here - nobody. I coach kids' hockey down here and you can start to see the disinterest in the game here with the kids."
- Bobby Hull
(Related: Coach, Kids)

"That war has brought with it a truly incredible development of means of destruction and a terrifying prospect of rapid and almost limitless development in that direction."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: War, Development, Destruction, Direction)

"You have to have pace, you have to have high production values, you have to have interesting graphics, and you have to have attractive people. CNN could afford not to be so obedient to those commands, and for a long time, it wasn't."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Time, People, Values, Production)

"I don't like jokes in speeches. I do like wit and humor. A joke is to humor what pornography is to erotic language in a good novel."
- James Humes
(Related: Humor, Jokes, Language, Pornography, Wit)

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Friendship, Love, Healing, Therapy)

"No, I do a bunch of things to entertain myself. I paint, I make music, I take photographs."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: Music)

"My mother says I was vaccinated with a phonograph needle. I love to talk. I just love to talk."
- Jerry Hunt
(Related: Love, Mother, Talk)

"Today, no less than in the past, the tetrahedral form of the earth and the relation of the tetrahedron to the poles and to the equator preserve the conditions that favor rapid evolution."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Earth, Evolution, Past, Today)

"Geologists are rapidly becoming convinced that the mammals spread from their central Asian point of origin largely because of great variations in climate."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Climate, Mammals)

"Nevertheless most of the evergreen forests of the north must always remain the home of wild animals and trappers, a backward region in which it is easy for a great fur company to maintain a practical monopoly."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Home, Animals, Company)

"People truly reaching across boundaries - be they religious or race, political or geographic. A state that is sincerely civil and respectful of each individual's pathway toward life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness will be our goal."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Happiness, Life, People, Goal, Liberty, Pursuit, Race, Religious, State, Will)

"I certainly don't want a child of mine to be famous, or anyone I was very close to who isn't yet... It's the worst thing to be trapped in your house not be able to leave."
- Elizabeth Hurley
(Related: Famous, Want)

"I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hands."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Kitchen, Rainbows, Sorrow)

"I manage to scrape together a private life, despite the press."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Life, Press)

"I look at my first appointment book from 1965 and I get dizzy. I was constantly in a phone booth calling photographers."
- Lauren Hutton
(Related: First)

"A lot of modeling is how much crap you can take."
- Lauren Hutton
"I was making $50 a week as a house model at Christian Dior for nine months before I learned that photographic models made $50 an hour!"
- Lauren Hutton
(Related: Christian, Months)

"There are plenty of beautiful girls who don't photograph well."
- Lauren Hutton
(Related: Girls)

"Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Power, Gentlemen, Idealism, Will)

"The more rapidly truth is spread among mankind the better it will be for them. Only let us be sure that it is the truth."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Truth, Mankind, Will)

"I used the music kind of as therapy, and it's just amazing that I feel so free after doing that. I feel like I had it trapped inside of me and now I feel free. So it's been a very good therapy session for me as well."
- Vanilla Ice
(Related: Music, Now, Therapy)

"And people coming up asking for autographs, there's only one time when it kind of bothers me: when I'm eating."
- Enrique Iglesias
(Related: Time, People, Eating)

"It means that no matter what you write, be it a biography, an autobiography, a detective novel, or a conversation on the street, it all becomes fiction as soon as you write it down."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Autobiography, Conversation, Fiction)

"If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Famous, Numbers, Stars, Words)

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

"I was mostly surprised by the rap artists, actually, that were influenced by Sabbath. That was a surprise. But it's very nice and I'm very honored. It's nice to know after 27 years now that what I said in the first place has stuck, and that was the belief in it."
- Tony Iommi
(Related: Belief, Artists, First, Now, Rap, Sabbath, Years)

"Ends and purposes, whether they exist as conscious or subconscious tendencies, form the wrap and woof of our conscious experience."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Experience)

"Is a woman raped every three minutes or every six minutes? It is far too much, whatever it is."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Woman)

"I suppose I'm proudest of my novels for what's imagined in them. I think the world of my imagination is a richer and more interesting place than my personal biography."
- John Irving
(Related: Imagination, Biography, World)

"I think I had actually served my apprenticeship as a writer of fiction by writing all those songs. I had already been through phases of autobiographical or experimental stuff."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Fiction, Songs, Writer, Writing)

"While even pornography is protected as free speech, the courts have consciously undermined religious speech and freedom of religion for years."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Religion, Free speech, Freedom, Pornography, Religious, Years)

"There was a whole display set up of all the X-Men paraphernalia. My wife couldn't resist telling this 5-year-old boy that I was Wolverine. The little kid looked up at me and he was staring at me."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Wife)

"The web continues to be a source of important photographs you see nowhere else."
- Bruce Jackson
"I don't have to say 'Rap it up' every two seconds, or 'Don't do drugs' every two seconds. They know they're not supposed to use drugs, and they know they're supposed to put a condom on."
- Curtis Jackson
(Related: Drugs)

"When the baby dies, On every side Rose stranger's voices, hard and harsh and loud. The baby was not wrapped in any shroud. The mother made no sound. Her head was bowed That men's eyes might not see Her misery."
- Helen Hunt Jackson
(Related: Men, Mother, Baby, Eyes, Misery, Sound)

"If we deliver on those promises, we'll have done our job, and we did it with PSOne, and we certainly did it with PS2, and we are about to do it very rapidly with PSP. This is a whole new business for us, in terms of the handheld market, and we're going about it the right way."
- Ian Jackson
(Related: Business, Job, Promises, Right)

"You get used to working with one choreographer. You kind of get stuck in that vein and you work your way out of it, picking up someone else's style, their flavor. It takes a bit of time."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Time, Work, Style)

"If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Heart, Joy)

"A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Credit, Value, Will)

"When I finally decided to do the show, I only had two weeks to learn the choreography and the songs in French."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: Songs)

"I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material can only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts."
- Shirley Jackson
(Related: Work, Facts, Writing)

"It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work."
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen
(Related: Art, Work, Opportunity, Fish)

"I must be careful not to get trapped in the past. That's why I tend to forget my songs."
- Mick Jagger
(Related: Forget, Past, Songs)

"Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped, while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to occupy the central place in the scientific study of language."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Progress, Language, Meaning, Semantics, Study)

"Acoustic phonetics, which is developing and increasing in richness very rapidly, already enables us to solve many of the mysteries of sound, mysteries which motor phonetics could not even begin to solve."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Richness, Sound)

"A new era in the physiological investigation of linguistic sounds was opened up by X-ray photography."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Investigation, Photography)

"I wrote and produced millions and millions of selling records, so my publishing company alone was worth millions of dollars. I didn't have to work anymore in life because when the rappers started sampling... I'm the most sampled artist in history."
- Rick James
(Related: History, Life, Work, Selling, Artist, Company, Publishing, Worth)

"Back in the day, if someone said that hip hop and rap was a fad, that was a joke to me because they just didn't know what they were talking about. In reality, there were so many people who didn't know what they were talking about it."
- Jam Master Jay
(Related: People, Day, Rap, Reality, Talking)

"What I'm trying to do is break the genre from what is rap and what is music."
- Wyclef Jean
(Related: Music, Rap, Trying)

"Rap records don't make you feel good no more. Six months after release, it can't come back as a classic."
- Wyclef Jean
(Related: Months, Rap)

"Beware prejudices. They are like rats, and men's minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out."
- Lord Jeffrey
(Related: Men)

"While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Sports, Books, First, Publishing, Stars, Writing)

"In the prequel we're going to tell about the characters before Left Behind, and the book would end with the rapture instead of start with the rapture like the first one did."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: End, First)

"When I was a junior camp counselor and it was my job to tell the campers a bedtime story or devotional, I would tell them a rapture story."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Job)

"I sure saw a lot of kids that I'm sure didn't know a lot about us, or we were definitely new to them. The kids who came up to me afterward, we'd talk about music, sign a lot of autographs. So I'm sure we made a lot of new fans."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Music, Fans, Kids, Talk)

"When you shoot a musical, you're shooting to lipsynch tracks, so we had to figure out our choreography and work out what we wanted to do with each number before we did it."
- Norman Jewison
(Related: Work)

"Every nut who kills people has a Bible lying around. If you're looking for violent rape imagery, the Bible's right there in your hotel room. If you just want to look up ways to screw people up, there it is, and you're justified because God told you to."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: God, People, Bible, Lying, Right, Want)

"I have a huge problem with pornography."
- Sue Johanson
(Related: Pornography)

"I've got a great collection of photography."
- Elton John
(Related: Photography)

"And there's no guarantee that if you get HIV and you take these triple therapies, or whatever comes along next, that they're going to be successful for you."
- Elton John
(Related: Successful)

"I won't write my autobiography because I never had an affair with Frank Sinatra, and if I had had, I wouldn't tell anyone."
- Celia Johnson
(Related: Autobiography)

"Then I thought I was going to be a photographer. I tried a hand at darkroom technician. I played in a band. It took me quite some time to discover that I wanted to write."
- Guy Johnson
(Related: Time, Thought)

"Our dreams are made of real things, like a shoebox full of photographs."
- Jack Johnson
(Related: Dreams)

"Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Forget)

"Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Communication, Confidence, Error, May, Media, Press, Rapport, Television)

"If you let a bully come in your front yard, he'll be on your porch the next day and the day after that he'll rape your wife in your own bed."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Wife, Bed, Day)

"I'm about four skyscrapers behind."
- Philip Johnson
"You know, I was crap. But I had the commitment, and I had the understanding, that the basis of football is skill on the ball, and if you spend the time with it, you're gonna reap the rewards."
- Craig Johnston
(Related: Time, Commitment, Football, Skill, Understanding)

"Sure, I've had some bad times, but everybody does. But people don't get to talk about them like I do, unless they do to a therapist. People don't get to put them in the paper like I do."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: People, Talk)

"Therapy? I don't need that. The roles that I choose are my therapy."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Therapy)

"Groupies to me, were people who followed you around. Familiar faces who were always there, asking for autographs. We have more of those now, but they're not sexual."
- Davy Jones
(Related: People, Faces, Now)

"We are personalities in the making, limited, and grappling with things too high for us. Obviously we, at very best, will make many mistakes, but these mistakes need not be sins."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Mistakes, Will)

"At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: God, Heart, Blood)

"An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Autobiography, Memory, Nothing, Writer)

"I'm not saying that Sam J. Jones was Flash Gordon - there's no such thing. No actor can be the person, that's a bunch of crap. People pay to see an actor be himself, whether he plays Hamlet or whatever."
- Sam J. Jones
(Related: People, Actor, Saying)

"I love being photographed, I love the ramp."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Love, Being)

"The first book I ever wrote was in fourth grade and it was called 'Billy's Booger.' It was an autobiographical piece about a kid who was really bad at math."
- William Joyce
(Related: First)

"Almost everything in 'A Day With Wilbur Robinson' has some basis in truth. And yes, my sister did pay me to feed her grapes while she talked to her boyfriend on the phone."
- William Joyce
(Related: Sister, Truth, Boyfriend, Day)

"When I was a kid it was like, who could be the coolest? Who could do the stupidest thing? And you knew it was a stupid thing to do, but you would do it just so you could be the coolest guy. And then you end up doing really cruel crap."
- Mike Judge
(Related: End)

"Why pay $100 on a therapy session when you can spend $25 on a cigar? Whatever it is will come back; so what, smoke another one."
- Raul Julia
(Related: Therapy, Will)

"It's incredible when I'm out in these towns. I have people telling me they were waiting for hours just to meet me and get my autograph. I feel so guilty. I always feel like I have to give them more than just Kato Kaelin."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: People, Waiting)

"A total nuclear freeze is counterproductive - especially now, when technology is rapidly changing and the Soviets have some important strategic advantages."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Technology, Now)

"You know you haven't stopped talking since I came here? You must have been vaccinated with a phonograph needle!"
- Bert Kalmar
(Related: Talking)

"We were all thrown together on this show very rapidly, there was casting then a few days later a meeting where we all got to read the scripts and meet each other. Literally days after that we were on our way to Dallas."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Meeting)

"This sounds like my autobiography, but I thought this would be a good time to sound off about myself, as I think that I have been silent too long about my views and opinions."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Time, Thought, Autobiography, Opinions, Sound)

"I also paint, draw and I'm into film and photography as well, and the same thing applies to all of them. You're presenting this material to the general public and hoping that they're going to 'get' what you're doing. Some don't, some do."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Film, Photography, Public)

"One cannot set out to make a work that's spiritual. What is a contemporary iconography for the spiritual? Is it some fuzzy space?"
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Work, Space, Spiritual)

"People are rapidly losing hope and trust. They believe their government has been captured by special interests and no longer cares about them, and they are right."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Government, Trust, People, Hope, Losing, Right)

"Children can take lessons in that school via the Internet and can score extra points like e.g. in Geography or History. That sounds very promising and is a fantastic basis for future steps."
- Anatoly Karpov
(Related: History, Children, Future, Geography, Internet, School)

"Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness."
- Yousuf Karsh
(Related: Character, Darkness)

"The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone."
- Yousuf Karsh
(Related: Women, Trouble)

"Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can."
- Yousuf Karsh
(Related: Man, Woman)

"The thing that's changed the most has just been the rapid technology."
- Jeffrey Katzenberg
(Related: Technology)

"Is there something to be said for the writings of the Marquis? Is there something to be said for pornography? And is there something to be said against both? I hope our film is balanced and rich enough to encourage debate and discussion."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Hope, Debate, Film, Pornography)

"Don't worry, be crappy. Revolutionary means you ship and then test... Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap - but it was a revolutionary piece of crap."
- Guy Kawasaki
(Related: First, Worry)

"I think to be shot in a mountain valley somewhere or other is altogether less glorious than crashing an airliner into a skyscraper."
- John Keegan
"I think what sets this one apart is that there are two horror movie icons finally battling each other. You actually see them beat the crap out of each other instead of just terrorizing the kids in the movie."
- Monica Keena
(Related: Horror, Kids)

"Well unfortunately I didn't work with Andre much. But rap is a strong presence in the culture and anyone is going to grateful for its appearance, grateful for any kind of music that has the kind of effect that rap has had on us all."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Music, Work, Appearance, Culture, Effect, Rap)

"We always had chocolates and my mother was careful to make sure they were unwrapped in advance so the paper wouldn't rustle in the middle of a performance."
- Penelope Keith
(Related: Mother, Performance)

"Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Life, Heart, Darkness, Future, Living, Past, Word)

"I was in group therapy for years but it wasn't the same thing. It was more about growing."
- Sally Kellerman
(Related: Therapy, Years)

"Now I listen to all kinds of music except rap, which all sounds the same to me."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Music, Now, Rap)

"I do still get the odd fan letter about The Good Life, clearly written by somebody aged 18, who says: Will you send a photograph? And I think: Maybe it's kinder not to. I'm deeply into my 50s now."
- Felicity Kendal
(Related: Life, Now, Will)

"Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: History, God, Economics, Friends, Geography, Man, Necessity, Neighbors)

"I'm fascinated by rap and by hip-hop. I think there's a lot of poetry in it. There's a lot of anger, a lot of social energy in it. And I think you'd better listen to it pretty carefully, 'cause it's important."
- John F. Kerry
(Related: Poetry, Anger, Energy, Pretty, Rap)

"Everything is a subject. Every subject has a rhythm. To feel it is the raison detre. The photograph is a fixed moment of such a raison detre, which lives on in itself."
- Andre Kertesz
"I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph."
- Ken Kesey
"Sometimes I've gotten photographs back and people have literally shaven off pieces of me, and I tell them to put it back."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: People)

"To admit there is no god is to provide free license to pillage and rape with clear conscience."
- Eli Khamarov
(Related: God, Conscience)

"Things were here before you and will be here after you're gone. The geographic features, especially, give you a sense of your own place in the world and in time."
- Tracy Kidder
(Related: Time, Sense, Will, World)

"It was really a very small company when I started and it changed very rapidly during those first periods."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: Company, First)

"It's the first time that I've ever had an art show based on a film, but it's a photography collage."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: Art, Time, Film, First, Photography)

"Any therapist will tell you that when you're ready, you will come out. To be outed means you weren't ready."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: Will)

"Writing this book was very therapeutic because it helped me face my relationship with my dad."
- Dexter S. King
(Related: Dad, Writing)

"Even though there's these songs and whoever the hell put it in the internet, if there's any good riffs in them, we raped the songs and put in the new ones."
- Kerry King
(Related: Hell, Internet, Songs)

"If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography."
- Mackenzie King
(Related: History, Countries, Geography)

"There's so much crap talked about acting."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Acting)

"He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors."
- Rudyard Kipling
(Related: Quotations)

"I know there are a lot of readers that think I've got a very crappy marriage just because of the things going on with Rick and Lori but there's really nothing that's been like a mirror. I'm just making this stuff up."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Marriage, Nothing)