Quotes and Sayings about Rest



"I got a call to come in and meet Fox, and the rest is history."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: History, Rest)

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

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

"So as soon as the land was worth something and there was money in the bank, all of a sudden everybody got interested in non-discrimination, in who's really going to administer this stuff."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Money, Land, Worth)

"Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Ideas, Land, Old)

"So there's always been this clash between what is the public good - that which belongs to all of us in common - and what can be exploited for a private interest."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Interest, Public)

"Capturing any member of any terrorist cell or any insurgent cell that we may happen to come across is always very, very valuable, and the thing that interests me is that in most instances after a time people talk and they tell us what they know."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Time, People, May, Talk)

"I'm just having a wonderful time. It's an interesting thing that I'm very comfortable with this material and I don't know why. Maybe it's because I did MacBeth."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Time)

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

"There are some circumstances in which the First Amendment interest comes up against another interest that is really important and in which we have to make a decision in a particular case as to which is more important."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Decision, Circumstances, First, Interest)

"When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: History, Ideas, Leading, Spirits)

"We are human, and nothing is more interesting to us than humanity."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: Humanity, Nothing)

"The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your body and get interested in someone else's."
- Goodman Ace
(Related: Body, Cure, Forget)

"What I enjoy most is travelling to different places and meeting new people. For me, it's all about life experiences, and I'm very grateful that acting allows me so many interesting and fulfilling ones."
- Jensen Ackles
(Related: Life, People, Acting, Meeting)

"The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition."
- John Acton
(Related: Government, Power, People, Authority, Choices, Democracy, Fate, Principles, Tradition)

"If the past has been an obstacle and a burden, knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation."
- John Acton
(Related: Knowledge, Burden, Past)

"A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world."
- Abigail Adams
(Related: Rest, World)

"I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards."
- Amy Adams
(Related: Happiness, Life, Family, Success, Awards, Friends)

"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)

"The mere thought hadn't even begun to speculate about the merest possibility of crossing my mind."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Thought, Possibility, Mind)

"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Design, Mistake, People, Fools, Trying)

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

"There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Intelligence)

"Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Absence, Liberty, Responsibility, Restraint)

"After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Battle, Rest)

"There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behaves any of us to find fault with the rest of us."
- James Truslow Adams
(Related: Fault, Rest)

"You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Public, Stupidity)

"Let's form proactive synergy restructuring teams."
- Scott Adams
"Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Patriotism, Hope, Affection, Interest, Nation)

"If I were to retire, I would keep my family's interest in the company the same and say, Don't sell."
- Sheldon Adelson
(Related: Family, Company, Interest)

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

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

"I don't think of it at the moment, but the roles that interest me are those of young people."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: People, Interest)

"FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Legal, Time, Community, Conviction, Day, Prejudice, Rest)

"An anxious unrest, a fierce craving desire for gain has taken possession of the commercial world, and in instances no longer rare the most precious and permanent goods of human life have been madly sacrificed in the interests of momentary enrichment."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Life, Desire, Gain, Possession, World)

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

"Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Consideration, Custom, Force, Interest, Meeting, Public)

"I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Choice, Interest, Man, Woman)

"Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Violence)

"He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Society, Ideology, Interest, Risk)

"I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Dating, Life, Actor, Clothes)

"I love getting ready to do a scene, and thinking about it, and talking about it. But the rest of the time, I'm so nervous and obsessed. I'm just tearing my hair out in the trailer. The whole time I'm really tense."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Love, Time, Hair, Rest, Talking, Thinking)

"Yes, for a long time but I admired her and respected everything that I could sort of see in her from a distance, the pillars of her life, the loyalties, the relationships. It all got my interest and also the looks."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Time, Life, Interest, Relationships)

"Today, the Muslim world is the poorest of the global powers."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Muslim, Today, World)

"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)

"Turns out, I couldn't catch them - or even get close to them. I realized that sharks are amazing, beautiful animals who have absolutely no interest in checking me out."
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Animals, Interest)

"Israeli interests are not necessarily in harmony with the American interests."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: American, Harmony)

"America is interested in re-arranging the region as it sees fit."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: America)

"When our interests matched, the Americans have been good to us, and when the interests differed, they wanted us to mold ourselves to them, which we refused."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Americans)

"More and more, cultural groups are cross-pollinating, and we're getting much more interesting art as a result."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Art, Result)

"Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Truth, Fact, Reality, Will, Writer, Writers)

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

"We have no general conceptual thrust for the band, other than trying to make music that keeps our interest. When things are novel, they are probably things we have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Design, Music, Accident, Interest, Investigation, Trying)

"Our strategic dialogue with China can both protect American interests and uphold our principles, provided we are honest about our differences on human rights and other issues and provided we use a mix of targeted incentives and sanctions to narrow these differences."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: American, Rights, Human rights, Principles)

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

"I like to have a thing suggested rather than told in full. When every detail is given, the mind rests satisfied, and the imagination loses the desire to use its own wings."
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Related: Imagination, Desire, Detail, Mind)

"It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it."
- Archibald Alexander
(Related: Men, Credit, Interest, News)

"If Mr. Bush and Mr. Forbes don't get most of the votes, they should be arrested for wasting money."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Money)

"It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Music, Character, American, Living, Moods)

"Shakespeare, Dickens, Mark Twain, and so many others were my dearest friends and greatest teachers."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Friends, Shakespeare, Teachers)

"Evolution is fascinating to watch. To me it is the most interesting when one can observe the evolution of a single man."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Evolution, Man)

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

"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
"You can make more friends in a month by being interested in them than in ten years by trying to get them interested in you."
- Charles M. Allen
(Related: Being, Friends, Trying, Years)

"While we are under the tyranny of Priests, it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason, in order to establish systems incompatible therewith."
- Ethan Allen
(Related: Nature, Interest, Law, Order, Reason, Tyranny, Will)

"Whether or not we establish freedom rests with ourselves."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Freedom)

"Imitation is the sincerest form of television."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Imitation, Television)

"Wilson thought in terms of the whole world; Harding was for America first. And, finally, whereas Wilson wanted America to exert itself nobly, Harding wanted to give it a rest."
- Frederick Lewis Allen
(Related: Thought, America, First, Rest, World)

"Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested."
- Hervey Allen
(Related: Civilization, Aristocracy)

"These days, it's really been uninteresting except when disasters occur."
- James Van Allen
(Related: Disasters)

"I've always done things the hard way. I was born like a piece of tangled yarn. The job is trying to untangle it, and I'll probably go on doing it for the rest of my life."
- Karen Allen
(Related: Life, Job, Rest, Trying)

"I've never done anything for money. My first love is things of limited commercial appeal. I could be happy doing Shakespeare for the rest of my life."
- Karen Allen
(Related: Life, Love, Money, First, First love, Rest, Shakespeare)

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

"The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Science, Technology, Feeling, Museums)

"Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Failure, Harm, Hesitation, Indecision, Interest, Office, State, Will)

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

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

"I am much more interested in the process than results."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Results)

"However, I was a restaurant critic at Chicago magazine before I worked at Esquire, and I've been a really enthusiastic home cook for a long time. It's just something I'm passionate about."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Home, Time, Chicago)

"The great mystery to me is how restaurant critics think they can get away with doing their job without anybody noticing who they are."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Job, Mystery)

"Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Time, Rest, Winter)

"What our Republican friends are doing, if we look at what they do and not what they say, they have decided that the most important thing in this country is to increase payments for interest on the national debt."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Debt, Friends, Interest, Republican)

"But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Land, Mercury, Rest)

"Most of the time I don't have much fun. The rest of the time I don't have any fun at all."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Time, Fun, Rest)

"All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Death, End, Freedom, Interest, Justice, Loyalty, Violence, Writing)

"Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Women, Marriage, Daughter, Children, Feminism, Labor, Prostitution, Rest, Sisters, Today, Want, World)

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

"As long as ugly people are not on TV, you should only ever have interesting people on TV."
- Marc Almond
(Related: People, Ugly)

"I thinks it really interesting how they throw the world music samples in there. I often wonder what it would be like to do something like that, but use my lyrics and my kind of style."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Music, Style, Wonder, World)

"I am very proud of what we have built in Spain, because it is not a traditional Formula 1 country. I think we have found passionate fans, and built up a strong culture for the sport - and things are improving every day, with more and more people getting interested."
- Fernando Alonso
(Related: People, Country, Culture, Day, Fans, Formula, Spain)

"Selfishly, I make music for me. I like to make music. I like looking for songs. I like working with interesting musicians. I like producing records. It's something I will always do."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Music, Musicians, Songs, Will)

"There's something interesting about playing live; you're in the moment, and I think it would be beneficial."
- Herb Alpert
"I don't think radio is selling records like they used to. They'd hawk the song and hawk the artist and you'd get so excited, you'd stop your car and go into the nearest record store."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Car, Selling, Artist, Song)

"Blair... is accusing us of executing British soldiers. We want to tell him that we have not executed anybody. They are either killed in battle, most of them get killed because they are cowards anyway, the rest they just get captured."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Battle, Cowards, Rest, Soldiers, Want)

"I think one of the interesting things about poker is that once you let your ego in, you're done for."
- Al Alvarez
(Related: Ego, Poker)

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

"Eisenhower had the clearest blue eyes. He would fix them on you. In my every interview with him, he would lock his eyes on to mine and keep them there."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Eyes)

"Immigrants do more than help us win our wars, or set up cleaning shops or ethnic restaurants."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Help, Restaurants, Shops)

"It is up to you to decide that this has lasted long enough, that our boys are dying to serve no British interest but for the interests of a small clique of utterly unscrupulous men."
- John Amery
(Related: Men, Boys, Dying, Interest)

"Not only the priceless heritage of our fathers, of our seamen, of our Empire builders is being thrown away in a war that serves no British interests - but our alliance leader Stalin dreams of nothing but the destruction of that heritage of our fathers?"
- John Amery
(Related: Dreams, War, Leader, Alliance, Being, Destruction, Fathers, Nothing, Seamen)

"It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests."
- John Amery
(Related: Thought, People, Acting, England, London, Russia)

"When I handed over the names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union, I had come to the conclusion that the loss of these sources to the U.S. would not compromise significant national defense, political, diplomatic interests."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Compromise, Defense, Loss, Names)

"No one's interested really in knowing what policies or diplomatic initiatives or arms negotiations might have been compromised by me."
- Aldrich Ames
"The interests of the Soviet Union are in controlling highly developed countries and having the benefit of their economies so that they can run their own inefficient empire."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Countries)

"Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Soul, Emotion, Self, Symbol, Tears)

"Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Sacrifice, Rest, Salvation)

"Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Survival, Humanity, Self)

"I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Age, People, Old, Silly)

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

"For though we often need to be restored to the small, concrete, limited, and certain, we as often need to be reminded of the large, vague, unlimited, unknown."
- A. R. Ammons
"They killed my character off and as God would have it, just when they told me I would never work again, I got cast in a little program called Roots, and as they would say, the rest is history."
- John Amos
(Related: History, Work, God, Character, Rest)

"We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life."
- David Amram
(Related: Beauty, Dreams, Life, Love, Family, Country, Jazz, Language, Leading, Living)

"I was part of it, and I am still part of it today in terms of what it means to a whole new generation of people who are interested in the enduring energy, achievements, spirit and creativity that exemplified our era."
- David Amram
(Related: People, Creativity, Energy, Spirit, Today)

"A Cannibal is a person who walks into a restaurant and orders a waiter."
- Morey Amsterdam
"And what's interesting about the hybrids taking off is you've now introduced electric motors to the automobile industry. It's the first radical change in automobile technology in 100 years."
- Chris Anderson
(Related: Change, Technology, First, Now, Radical, Years)

"And it's interesting, when you look at the predictions made during the peak of the boom in the 1990s, about e-commerce, or internet traffic, or broadband adoption, or internet advertising, they were all right - they were just wrong in time."
- Chris Anderson
(Related: Time, Adoption, Advertising, Internet, Right, Wrong)

"If Jesus Christ came back today, He and I would get into our brown corduroys and go to the nearest jean store and overturn the racks of blue denim."
- Ian Anderson
(Related: Christ, Today)

"The great secret behind classified projects is that most of them are so utterly boring and uninteresting that James Bond wouldn't even take a second look at them."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Projects)

"I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Jobs, Research, Restaurants, Writer)

"Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Music, Growing up, Interest, Kids, Literature, Writing)

"I went to the University of Washington as a physics and astronomy major. My other interest, of course, was aviation. I always wanted to be a pilot. And if you're going to fly airplanes, the best place to be is the Air Force."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Airplanes, Astronomy, Aviation, Force, Interest, Physics, University, Washington)

"My own work in spin glass and its consequences has formed some of the intellectual basis for these interests."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Work, Consequences)

"The field of quantum valence fluctuations was another older interest which became much more active during this period, partly as a consequence of my own efforts."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Interest)

"The first months at Harvard were more than challenging, as I came to the realization that the humanities could be genuinely interesting, and, in fact, given the weaknesses of my background, very difficult."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Fact, First, Months)

"We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves."
- Ethel Percy Andrus
(Related: Happiness, Attention, Interest)

"I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me."
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Related: Music, Career, Singing)

"It is fundamentally important that Grasso resign so that the New York Stock Exchange can restore its moral authority."
- Phil Angelides
(Related: Authority)

"While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Technology, Quality, Humanity, Rest, World)

"Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Education, Power, Development, Democracy, Freedom, Rest, Right)

"What will the U.S. senators have to say if there is, as many over here and in the rest of the world suspect, no substance to the allegations against my father and me?"
- Kojo Annan
(Related: Father, Rest, Senators, Will, World)

"The greatest happiness comes from being vitally interested in something that excites all your energies."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Happiness, Being)

"Some people find an interest in making money, and though they appear to be slaving, many actually enjoy every minute of their work."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Work, Money, People, Interest)

"Your Majesty, I took the liberty because I was so desirous of visiting alone with you for a few minutes before the rest of the other peasants arrived."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Liberty, Rest)

"It is not easy to find something that will intrigue and bind your interest and enthusiasm. This you must seek for yourself."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Enthusiasm, Interest, Will)

"The wonderful thing about acting is you move along with your decade. The older you get, the more interesting the parts you get to play and you bring more of your personal experience to the part."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Experience, Acting, Play)

"Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Hope, Reason, Tragedy)

"I will withdraw to my fortress, and after the slaughter, I will restore order."
- Ion Antonescu
(Related: Order, Will)

"They ask questions like 'do you believe in aliens' and those types of things. They were really interested in aliens, and that was really something that the Japanese have an interest in, and they are also very big fans of romances."
- Shiri Appleby
(Related: Fans, Interest, Questions)

"The people were just so lovely and accommodating and had really interesting questions and it was just interesting to see how the show is actually received in so many different countries."
- Shiri Appleby
(Related: People, Countries, Questions)

"I've never much been interested in doing films that no one gets to see."
- Michael Apted
"I'm not taking any interest in politics. I'm not involved in politics in any way. My life is in writing now."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Politics, Interest, Now, Writing)

"At the end of my trial, I was rather hoping the judge would send me to Australia for the rest of my life."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, End, Rest)

"I feel I have had a very interesting life, but I am rather hoping there is still more to come. I still haven't captained the England cricket team, or sung at Carnegie Hall!"
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Cricket, England)

"I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Man, Problems, Woman)

"When you put the interest of a kid on money instead of heart then you're destroying the beauty of our lives and our thought process, which should be about how much responsibilities you carry as an athlete and a citizen."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Beauty, Money, Thought, Heart, Interest)

"Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last."
- Aristotle
(Related: Life, Act, Rest)

"But if you cover the World Series on the news or do a feature on an Ali boxing match then all of a sudden ears go up all over the place and people say what the hell are you doing. The reason for that is that we're doing something that people are really interested in."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: People, Boxing, Hell, News, Reason, World)

"It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Earth)

"Rest, rest, shall I have not all eternity to rest."
- Antoine Arnauld
(Related: Eternity, Rest)

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

"Arrested Development opened a lot of doors for me."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Development)

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

"Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Character, Culture, Perfection)

"These wrestlers aren't organized. They have no union, no pension and no insurance. You meet wrestler after wrestler who sold out Madison Square Garden ten years ago, basically running on fumes today. There's a lot of drama there."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Drama, Garden, Running, Today, Years)

"Casting ethnic characters is a very hard thing to do, but it's important. It's also interesting."
- Darren Aronofsky
"Right after I did 'The Fountain,' I wanted to go make a documentary or something that was less constructed - more natural. I was searching for a project, and sniffing around, 'The Wrestler' fit right in."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Project, Right)

"My soul is more at rest from the tempter when I am busily employed."
- Francis Asbury
(Related: Soul, Rest)

"Agents need to be free to pursue investigations in ways that they haven't. There have been restraints that a reformed FBI needs to make sure we don't impose."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Needs)

"I see myself more as an ambassador of the game. And I hope to bring chess to a higher level in the United States. Making bigger tournaments, more interesting events. Making it a respectable profession for young people to be able to pursue in the future."
- Maurice Ashley
(Related: People, Hope, Chess, Events, Future, Profession, states, United)

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

"I think it is important that you care about the characters, and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence but have a vested interested in what happens to them."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Action, Care, Waiting)

"When I have to choose between voting for the people or the special interests, I always stick with the special interests. They remember. The people forget."
- Henry F. Ashurst
(Related: People, Forget, Voting)

"I was put in the Air Corps. I was never educated to serve in the military, but soon my activities in the American Air Corps became very interesting to me."
- Leon Askin
(Related: American, Military)

"The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field. She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Mother, Entertainment, Interest, Theatre)

"What I will learn over the years will be of benefit and interest to me personally but, as far as the program is concerned, I'm the mouthpiece of the viewers as well."
- Michael Aspel
(Related: Interest, Will, Years)

"One of the experts bought his first piece at the age of four, so they did start very young, most of them. They did it out of genuine interest but today's kids are much more materialistic and there's a danger, I suppose, that they might just be out to make dosh."
- Michael Aspel
(Related: Age, Danger, Experts, First, Interest, Kids, Today)

"I'm more nervous about doing this than anything I've ever done before, because it is so prestigious."
- Michael Aspel
"It's interesting that instead of having to get tighter and more restricted for a collaboration, strangely enough, from the beginning, we've actually been more confident that we could handle this."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Beginning, Collaboration)

"To all the rest of his Absurdities, (for vice is always unreasonable,) he adds one more, who expects that Vertue from another which he won't practise himself."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Rest, Vice)

"None of God's Creatures absolutely consider'd are in their own Nature Contemptible; the meanest Fly, the poorest Insect has its Use and Vertue."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Nature, God)

"There was a combination of not wanting to look a gift horse in the mouth, but also really not wanting to be stuck in Lord of the Rings for the rest of my life, and being desperate to kind of make sure that I could do something else with my life."
- Sean Astin
(Related: Life, Being, Rest)

"I don't want to play the fat guy or the friend for the rest of my life."
- Sean Astin
(Related: Life, Friend, Play, Rest, Want)

"Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore."
- Chet Atkins
"Let me tell you something: if you're on an island for three and a half months and you're four and a half hours by boat from the nearest store, and there's nobody but 30 crew members on the island, I guarantee that you'd be running around without your clothes on."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Clothes, Months, Running)

"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)

"And what's interesting about him as a comic character is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Character)

"It was regarded as a responsibility of the BBC to provide programs which have a broad spectrum of interest, and if there was a hole in that spectrum, then the BBC would fill it."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Interest, Responsibility)

"It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Life, Beauty, Excitement, Interest, Living, World, Worth)

"It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: America, England, Murder)

"Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Society, Forgiveness, Crime, Interest, Murder, Party)

"Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Time, Marriage, Romance, Creation, Emotion, Result, Will)

"In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests."
- John James Audubon
"It was a major dream come true at last. In many respects, Jerusalem is a very modern and important story about people in a period of transition, with all the unrest that permeates society on the eve of a new century. The big life issues are at stake."
- Bille August
(Related: Life, Society, People, Dream)

"I was mostly interested in it as a theatrical film. Personally, I am not so interested in television, simply because I don't watch television myself. I'm into movies."
- Bille August
(Related: Movies, Film, Television)

"Thou hast created us for Thyself, and our heart is not quiet until it rests in Thee."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Heart, Quiet)

"The male sex still constitute in many ways the most obstinate vested interest one can find."
- Francis Aungier
(Related: Sex, Interest)

"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Art, Dancing, Living, Wrestling)

"I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Men, Man, Opinions, Rest, Value)

"It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Nation, Rest, Will)

"Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Nature, Being, Human nature)

"You see, the interesting thing about books, as opposed, say, to films, is that it's always just one person encountering the book, it's not an audience, it's one to one."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Books)

"I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Food, Poetry, Money, Work, Poets)

"To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left, to find a dry spring where one looked for running water - there is no help for any of these things."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Help, Right, Running, Spring, Water)

"About five, six FBI agents walked into the courthouse and arrested me. They said I was being arrested for distribution of information related to explosives over the Internet."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Being, Information, Internet)

"A multi-purpose stadium is an absolute must in order to invigorate our downtown and, simultaneously, let the rest of the country witness that we can get things done."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Country, Order, Rest)

"The truth is that as we move forward, if one side says we can't raise any taxes on anybody or any interest, and the other side says we can't cut anything, we're obviously not going to make progress on this. And our interest is in making progress on this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Truth, Progress, Interest, Taxes)

"The place where we don't agree is on whether there should be some restraint on insurance companies and whether they should be allowed to run wild. We believe there should be some restraint; some on the other side don't think so."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Restraint)

"These were all middle-class kids from literary backgrounds, joining this sort of train going by, this pop train, jumping on. Whereas the rest of the rock scene, you'll find that there's mostly working-class people."
- Kevin Ayers
(Related: People, Kids, Literary, Rest)

"The music we made then was so amateurish, compared to the rest of mainstream pop or rock and roll. But what differentiated us from what everybody else was doing in the business was the fact that you could tell that these people came from different reference areas."
- Kevin Ayers
(Related: Business, Music, People, Fact, Rest)

"Pakistan has not recognized Israel... any such decision would be taken in supreme national interests after due consultation of the parliament."
- Shaukat Aziz
(Related: Decision, Israel, Parliament)

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

"The challenge as we saw in the Nigerian project was to restructure the economy decisively in the direction of a modern free market as an appropriate environment for cultivation of freedom and democracy and the natural emergence of a new social order."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Challenge, Democracy, Direction, Economy, Environment, Freedom, Order, Project)

"I am inclined to attach some importance to the new system of manufacturing; and venture to throw it out with the hope of its receiving a full discussion among those who are most interestedin the subject."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Hope, Importance, Manufacturing)

"I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: People, Country, Creation, Monuments, Newspapers, Opinion, Protection, Public, Public opinion, Saying, Will)

"Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Life, Act, Rivers)

"We've set aside tens of millions of acres of those northwestern forests for perpetuity. The unemployment rate has gone not up, but down. The economy has gone up."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Economy, Unemployment)

"There's a basic kind of tension here. It's between those who say, I'd like to clear cut this forest and reduce it to saw timber because that's an economically productive thing for me to do."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Tension)

"Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Happiness, Humility, Interest, Needs, Self, Will)

"According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Virtue, Ethics, Sentiment)

"There is surely no contradiction in saying that a certain section of the community may be quite competent to protect the persons and property of the rest, yet quite unfit to direct our opinions, or to superintend our private habits."
- Thomas Babington
(Related: Community, Contradiction, Habits, May, Opinions, Property, Rest, Saying)

"American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society."
- Thomas Babington
(Related: Society, Failure, American, Authority, Democracy)

"The School Energy Crisis Relief Act authorizes the Secretary of Energy to issue energy assistance grants to help the poorest school districts across the Nation offset these unexpected and challenging costs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Act, Crisis, Energy, Help, Nation, School)

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

"Find me a man who's interesting enough to have dinner with and I'll be happy."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Man)

"Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed, princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution, and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves."
- Edward Bach
(Related: Life, Development, Evolution, Rest)

"Some choices we live not only once but a thousand times over, remembering them for the rest of our lives."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Choices, Rest)

"They don't have the edge that I need. I'm not interested in reliving 1988."
- Sebastian Bach
"No new projects at the moment. There are restrictions to how much I can take on. And I need to finish those that I am committed to do before thinking ahead. But I'd rather they take final shape before we talk of them."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Projects, Talk, Thinking)

"The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Soul, Being, Body, Night, Possession, Rest, Shadows, Sleep)

"Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: First, Loss, Mind, Rest, Will)

"God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: God, First, Garden)

"The business that people do in LA on the social level is amazing. You go to a restaurant, bump into this guy or that guy. The next day you get a call, and they want you in their movie."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Business, People, Day, Want)

"Argument is conclusive, but it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Argument, Doubt, May, Mind, Rest)

"I have always been interested in politics. I was in the student union before, very active."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Politics)

"Sometimes it's literally just a feeling that you get that somebody is more interested than someone else; and they may both say they're interested, but you get a feeling."
- John Badham
(Related: Feeling, May)

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

"A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity."
- Alain Badiou
(Related: Truth, Development, Creation, Humanity, Interest, Order)

"I don't feel like I need to preach to the world or nothing like that. I just feel like I share what I say, and if listeners get it, they get it. And I never underestimate the audience's ability to feel me."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Ability, Nothing, World)

"Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Opportunity, America, Rest, Sense, World)

"A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Family, Life, Idea, Pride)

"All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Reality, World)

"An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Exaggeration, Legends, Popular, Vices)

"The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Art, History, Causes, Light, Rest, Shadow)

"Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Ideas, Rest)

"I do adore food. If I have any vice it's eating. If I was told I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, I could put up with sausage and mash forever."
- Colin Baker
(Related: Food, Life, Eating, Rest, Vice)

"But what is drama? Broadly speaking, it is whatever by imitative action rouses interest or gives pleasure."
- George P. Baker
(Related: Action, Drama, Interest, Pleasure)

"We do not kill the drama, we do not really limit its appeal by failing to encourage the best in it; but we do thereby foster the weakest and poorest elements."
- George P. Baker
(Related: Drama)

"Any time the United States government turns over an American citizen, including military personnel, to the government of another country, it is in our nature to want to make sure that they receive the best treatment, the fairest treatment, and the most humane treatment."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, Nature, Time, American, Country, Military, states, Treatment, United, Want)

"Beautiful? It's all a question of luck. I was born with good legs. As for the rest... beautiful, no. Amusing, yes."
- Josephine Baker
(Related: Luck, Question, Rest)

"Of course, it's hard to support full-time programmers, so we do get funds from a set of companies that are interested in the health of the Mozilla project and so are willing to support the people working for the Foundation as well."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Health, People, Project, Support)

"Rarely do pens go dry in restaurants."
- Nicholson Baker
(Related: Restaurants)

"One of the points in which I was especially interested was the Jim Crow regulations, that is, the system of separation of the races in street cars and railroad trains."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Separation)

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

"Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Events, Humanity, Misfortune, Pleasure, Reason, Rest, World)

"The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Work, Suspicion, Writer, Writing)

"I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Time, Success, Failure, Disappointment, Rest)

"I also got a chance to go to the American Museum in New York, which helped my interest."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: American, Chance, Interest)

"He who becomes a Muslim does so in his own interest."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Muslim, Interest)

"Maybe a thing that you do not like is really in your interest. It is possible that a thing that you may desire may be against your interest."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Desire, Interest, May)

"Youth is not restored by the dyeing of your hair."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Hair, Youth)

"I am not interested in slickness for the sake of slickness."
- Ralph Bakshi
"Lord of the Rings made me realize that I'm not interested in doing anyone else's work."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Work)

"Such a faith would be fatal to my reason, to my liberty, and even to the success of my undertakings; it would immediately transform me into a stupid slave, an instrument of the will and interests of others."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Faith, Success, Liberty, Reason, Will)

"God, I'd love to do a big commercial movie that made a lot of money and whose plot was interesting too."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Love, Money, God)

"There is a great interest in comparative religion and a desire to understand faiths other than our own and even to experiment with exotic cults."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Religion, Desire, Interest)

"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)

"A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Men, Fear, Community, Destiny, Sense, Weapons)

"Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

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

"I'm always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it's far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: People, Actor, Behavior, Leaders, Want)

"I feel I'm two people: I have my interest in acting and I have a lot of other political interests I'd like to pursue."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: Acting, Interest)

"In terms of the romantic kind of lead, I just never enjoy those movies very much. Maybe they'll come to interest me more as I get older. I doubt it, but maybe. Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Movies, Doubt, Interest, Romantic)

"The interesting thing about a movie is the movie."
- Christian Bale
"A movie star is someone people look at and go, 'I want to be like that person'. There's the responsibility of desire. It's not something I'm interested in trying. I would fail miserably at it, so why even bother?"
- Christian Bale
(Related: People, Desire, Responsibility, Trying, Want)

"Not only must Americans admire Israel, there can be no doubt that we have an interest in, and special responsibility for, that valiant nation."
- George Ball
(Related: Americans, Doubt, Interest, Israel, Nation, Responsibility)

"Women's Lib? Oh, I'm afraid it doesn't interest me one bit. I've been so liberated it hurts."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Women, Interest)

"One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn' t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Faith, Life, Optimism)

"I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that's my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again... the future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Soul, Fear, Future, Nothing)

"It is a quiet and peaceful place - and a fitting place for the remains of this greatest of sea tragedies to rest."
- Robert D. Ballard
(Related: Quiet, Rest, Sea)

"Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the ancient world refused to understand itself, a word which both imperceptibly and yet unmistakably has bid farewell to our new world, a world of interests, leaving it to its own avarice and sadness."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Beauty, Sadness, Word, World)

"But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Positive, Being, Infinite, Poor, Reason, Sentiment)

"The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred."
- George Bancroft
(Related: First, Ignorance, Interest)

"If reason is a universal faculty, the decision of the common mind is the nearest criterion of truth."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Truth, Decision, Mind, Reason)

"The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Government, People, Development, Authority, Opinion, Property, Public, Public opinion)

"There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life. But even those movies teach me things."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: Movies, Life, Forget, Rest)

"In fact I think now we've reached a point now, where the powers that be really have sort of vested interest in all of us being stoned out as much as possible all the time so we don't know what's going on, and we don't care."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Time, Being, Care, Fact, Interest, Now)

"I mean the interesting thing I think would be if something happened like, what happened in England where all these kids that all of a sudden can't afford the ticket prices."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: England, Kids)

"I'm on this road for the rest of my life."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Life, Rest, Road)

"I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Home, Life, Kids, Reading, Weekend)

"It's not like I want to hop on a bandwagon, because I said it 15 years ago - bringing a child into your life who is not genetically yours is one of the most beautiful things you can do. But I'm also interested in having my own baby, too."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Life, Baby, Want, Years)

"You can't model for the rest of your life, so it is important to diversify your career."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Life, Career, Rest)

"I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants. I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: People, Restaurants)

"The very gradual reductions in my weight which I am able to show, may be interesting to many, and I have great pleasure in stating them, believing that they serve to demonstrate further the merit of the system pursued."
- William Banting
(Related: May, Merit, Pleasure, Weight)

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

"To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward."
- Margaret Fairless Barber
(Related: Eye)

"If I go to a restaurant, other people stare. The meal is ruined."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: People)

"I am really not interested in the cinema. I loathed it when I started six years ago, and I don't enjoy it even now."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Cinema, Now, Years)

"Our identities have no bodies, so, unlike you, we cannot obtain order by physical coercion. We believe that from ethics, enlightened self-interest, and the commonweal, our governance will emerge."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Ethics, Order, Self, Will)

"Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests."
- Chester Irving Barnard
(Related: Leadership, Quality, Morality, Endurance)

"It is well to fetter the wings of our fancy and restrain its flights."
- Edward E. Barnard
(Related: Fancy)

"The Bible, as a revelation from God, was not designed to give us all the information we might desire, nor to solve all the questions about which the human soul is perplexed, but to impart enough to be a safe guide to the haven of eternal rest."
- Albert Barnes
(Related: God, Soul, Bible, Desire, Information, Questions, Rest)

"Candidates don't have to deal with reality. They talk about the wonderful things they can accomplish as if advocating them is the same as achieving them. They live in a world of political make-believe in which everything from reconciling conflicting interests to paying for costly programs is easy."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Reality, Talk, World)

"Let me share some facts with you about the law in most of our country. California is in many ways a little different from the rest of the world, and California has better gun laws than many states, although California's need to be improved."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Country, Facts, Law, Laws, Rest, states, World)

"Business and the state have a common interest; not an adversarial interest."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Business, Interest, State)

"Georgia is in an enviable position today, but we can't rest on our laurels."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Rest, Today)

"Jackass: The Movie is great. I think it's in the tradition of physical comedy, which I'm really interested in. Its relationship to gravity, and how gravity acts on the body."
- Matthew Barney
(Related: Body, Comedy, Gravity, Tradition)

"An interesting thing happened in 1989, right as I was graduating: the stock market crashed and really changed the landscape of the art world in New York. It made the kind of work I was doing interesting to galleries that wouldn't have normally been interested in it."
- Matthew Barney
(Related: Art, Work, Right, World)

"The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them."
- Amelia Barr
(Related: People, Difference, Ships)

"But what do we know of the heart nearest to our own? What do we know of our own heart?"
- Amelia Barr
(Related: Heart)

"With the increased cost of gasoline, it doesn't appear that we're going to see a slowing of interest in mass transit. I think it's going to continue to grow."
- Tom Barrett
(Related: Interest)

"A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Force, Open, Past)

"Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Society, Interest, Public)

"One moment you appear to be riding the crest of a wave, only to have the rug pulled away from you, bringing you back down to earth with a sickening thud."
- John Barrow
(Related: Earth)

"Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Golf, Open, Today)

"I listen like mad to any conversation taking place next to me just trying to hear why this is funny. Women's restrooms are especially great. I wash my hands twice waiting for people to come in and start talking."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Funny, Women, People, Conversation, Talking, Trying, Waiting)

"If you see me at a restaurant, blow me a kiss, wave, blow me another kiss, then walk five steps backward."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Kiss)

"I was probably just trying to be Dennis Miller, but without the vocabulary to actually be Dennis Miller. I guess I was just less interesting than I am now, if I am interesting at all."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Now, Trying, Vocabulary)

"I mean, I've always had scattered interests, but I never went on stage to get an agent or anything like that."
- Todd Barry
"Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, End)

"You must learn day by day, year by year to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when anything happens."
- Ethel Barrymore
(Related: Love, Day)

"Analyses of the movie marketplace points to an interesting phenomenon: High-profile movies are continuing to do well year-to-year in the U.S. and overseas - this past summer, for example, the top 10 movies registered at the same level as in '04."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Movies, Example, Past, Summer)

"The restaurants close here in Salzburg. They don't really have a nightlife in the winter time."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Time, Restaurants, Winter)

"It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Work, Performance, Building, Collaboration, Joy)

"A ball had passed between my body and the right arm which supported him, cutting through the sleeve and passing through his chest from shoulder to shoulder. There was no more to be done for him and I left him to his rest. I have never mended that hole in my sleeve."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Body, Rest, Right)

"The surest test of discipline is its absence."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Discipline, Absence)

"The experiment of the poem is mostly intuitive. I write the first draft, pulling in the various elements that interest me, in the hope that their being combined will lead to some kind of insight."
- John Barton
(Related: Hope, Being, Draft, First, Interest, Will)

"Turkeys, quails, and small birds, are here to be seen; but birds are not numerous in desart forests; they draw near to the habitations of men, as I have constantly observed in all my travels."
- William Bartram
(Related: Men, Birds, Turkeys)

"My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves, chearful meadows, and high distant forests, which in grand order presented themselves to view."
- William Bartram
(Related: Progress, Elegance, Order)

"Try being my size and going into a public restroom."
- Billy Barty
(Related: Being, Public)

"You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Government, Capitalism, Communism, Living, Struggle, Talk)

"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 what's left in life, to work with interesting people."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Work, Life, People)

"I get speeding ticket like everybody else. If the restaurant is full I'm waiting in line like everybody else."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Waiting)

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

"I am elected by the people of Bucharest, not the dogs."
- Traian Basescu
(Related: People, Dogs)

"There is no such thing as several Romanias, but only politicians who divide Romania depending on the interests of their parties and their clout."
- Traian Basescu
(Related: Politicians)

"Look at the Afghans, during the time of the Soviet invasion. They were among the poorest Muslims in the world, yet they were sustained by their faith in God, and God alone."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Faith, Time, God, World)

"Each story we approach in the same way, with curiosity and interest and determination to get behind the image."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Determination, Curiosity, Interest)

"There is, however, a change going on in the world. There's far more interest in drawing now than there has been in a long, long time. Schools are beginning to teach drawing again in a serious and meaningful way."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Change, Time, Beginning, Interest, Now, Schools, World)

"I thought I was going to be a bum the rest of my life."
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
(Related: Life, Thought, Rest)

"In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli. There's no mediocrity accepted."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Food, America, Mediocrity)

"It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Life, Time, Country, Deep, First, Interest, Land, Now, Years)

"Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Flowers, Numbers)

"Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Time, Accident, Animals)

"Interesting phenomena occur when two or more rhythmic patterns are combined, and these phenomena illustrate very aptly the enrichment of information that occurs when one description is combined with another."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Information)

"Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Education, Nature, People, Nothing)

"For each letter received from a creditor, write fifty lines on an extraterrestrial subject and you will be saved."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Will)

"Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Nature, Temple, Living, Man, Words)

"Nature... is nothing but the inner voice of self-interest."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Nature, Nothing, Self, Voice)

"But in Christianity, by contrast, the freedom of the children of God was also freedom from all important worldly interests, from all art and science, etc."
- Bruno Bauer
(Related: Art, Science, God, Christianity, Children, Contrast, Freedom)

"It must inquire not merely about the circumstances of the time in general, but in particular about the writer's position with regard to these things, the interests and motives, the leading ideas of his literary activity."
- Ferdinand Christian Baur
(Related: Time, Ideas, Circumstances, Leading, Literary, Motives, Writer)

"It's what you've been a part of for so long. I don't think I can watch a game without an interest in who wins."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Interest)

"By annihilating somebody else in whatever way, then that person feels that they also have the ability to, then, restore the person."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Ability)

"What is their potential for evil; what is their potential for wickedness? That's the only time that those characters become interesting to watch."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Time, Evil, Potential, Wickedness)

"006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Friendship, Character, Film, Journey, Wrong)

"One must learn, if one is to see the beauty in Japan, to like an extraordinarily restrained and delicate loveliness."
- Miriam Beard
(Related: Beauty)

"Quite often my narrator or protagonist may be a man, but I'm not sure he's the more interesting character, or if the more complex character isn't the woman."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Character, Man, May, Woman)

"It's interesting, though, that in daily life, I think of myself as being relatively unobservant."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Life, Being)

"Organized labor, if they're doing a responsible job, is going to organize the pooling of small amounts of money to protect the interests of the people who are not rich."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Money, People, Job, Labor)

"To say that people would cease to come to California if they would have to pay more taxes is to underestimate the advantages of being in California - mightily."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: People, Being, Taxes)

"Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted."
- Francis Beaumont
(Related: People, Blind, Interest, Quick)

"Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock."
- Francis Beaumont
(Related: Cunning, Envy)

"In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Fear, Being, Feeling, Homosexuality, Man, Obligation, Restraint, Woman)

"It's definitely part of it, that the men were having fun and doing the interesting things but also, I don't know, I'm just thinking more about gender and how maybe in some way I am more of a boy than a girl."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Men, Fun, Gender, Thinking)

"Anything goes. You always find interesting things that way."
- Beck
"To restore America we need less Marx and more Madison."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: America)

"Still, intuitive assumptions about behavior is only the starting point of systematic analysis, for alone they do not yield many interesting implications."
- Gary Becker
(Related: Behavior, Yield)

"As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul."
- Catharine Beecher
(Related: Intelligence, Soul, People, Common sense, Liberty)

"Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Gratitude, Soul)

"It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Friendship, Love, Truth, Faults, Man, Tests, Words)

"I love New York City. Everyone is busy with their own lives - and no one is interested in some Hollywood celebrity walking past in downtown Manhattan."
- James Van Der Beek
(Related: Love, Celebrity, Hollywood, Past, Walking)

"Clothes should be as interesting on the inside as on the outside. Even if you enjoy it totally alone, it's important."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Clothes)

"There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Success, Failure)

"You can be arrested and not charged. You can be arrested and have no right to counsel."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Right)

"I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Power, Truth, People, Will)

"It's always discouraging when you don't have things go your way. They are frustrated just like the rest of us."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Rest)

"I'm carded for R-rated movies. And I get talked down to a lot. When I try to go rent a car or buy an airplane ticket or other stuff adults do, I get 'Okaaaaaay, honey.' I remember when I was 18, getting crayons in a restaurant."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Car, Movies)

"I'm carded for R-rated movies. And I get talked down to a lot. When I try to go rent a car or buy an airplane ticket or other stuff adults do, I get 'Okaaaaaay, honey.' I remember when I was 18, getting crayons in a restaurant."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Car, Movies)

"Thus the Convention is unequivocal in its call for children to be consulted, to have their opinions heard and to have their best interests considered when law and policies are being drafted."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Being, Children, Law, Opinions)

"Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family."
- Joachim du Bellay
(Related: Family, Life, Man, Rest)

"It was a huge shock. I've never had hair that short in my life! I think the rest of the cast and crew were mourning my haircut more than I was! But after a while, I felt liberated, I learned to embrace it."
- Camilla Belle
(Related: Hair, Mourning, Rest)

"There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety, an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character and holds himself away from the rest of us."
- Maria Bello
(Related: Character, Actor, Anxiety, Rest)

"It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Lie, Nation)

"Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring."
- Hilaire Belloc
"California is like an artificial limb the rest of the country doesn't really need. You can quote me on that."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Country, Rest)

"To be a gourmet you must start early, as you must begin riding early to be a good horseman. You must live in France, your father must have been a gourmet. Nothing in life must interest you but your stomach."
- Ludwig Bemelmans
(Related: Life, Father, France, Interest, Nothing)

"If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Man, Oceans, Rain, Respect, Will)

"The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Man)

"I'm a classic example of what can happen if you follow your inner voice. I was cursed with interests and some talent in many different areas. It confuses people."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Talent, People, Example, Voice)

"I knew I wanted children in my life. The acting was always in relation to it. Life at home is chaos. They're wonderful. They're such interesting human beings. I just love it. I'm lucky."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Home, Life, Love, Acting, Chaos, Children)

"Opinions are a private matter. The public has an interest only in judgments."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Interest, Opinions, Public)

"If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Egotism, Interest, Living, Self)

"Show interest in all people, not just those from whom you want something. Making people feel important and good about themselves is just the right thing to do."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: People, Interest, Right, Want)

"Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Money, Success, Wealth)

"Leadership has become a heavy industry. Concern and interest about leadership development is no longer an American phenomenon. It is truly global. Though I will probably be in less demand, I wanted to move on."
- Warren Bennis
(Related: Leadership, Development, American, Concern, Interest, Will)

"All the best stories are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape."
- A. C. Benson
(Related: Reality)

"It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Community, Interest, Talk, Understanding)

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

"I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy."
- Alban Berg
(Related: Love, Music, Friendship, Joy, Spiritual, World)

"But the prospects of designing chemical plants for industrial scale chemical processes seemed far less interesting than the chemical events that occur in biological systems."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Events, Plants)

"It's always an interesting sort of adventures that gets someone into a movie."
- Peter Berg
"The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich."
- John Berger
(Related: Poverty, Priorities, Rest, Result, World)

"Even if one is interested only in one's own society, which is one's prerogative, one can understand that society much better by comparing it with others."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Society)

"In Holland and Spain and France, where so many of us come from, people aren't interested in the sex lives of their players. We don't hear these stories - even in Italy where the media is right on top of football."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Sex, People, Football, France, Italy, Media, Right, Spain)

"There are advantages to being a star though - you can always get a table in a full restaurant."
- Ingrid Bergman
(Related: Being)

"Spirit borrows from matter the perceptions on which it feeds and restores them to matter in the form of movements which it has stamped with its own freedom."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Freedom, Perceptions, Spirit)

"An absolute can only be given in an intuition, while all the rest has to do with analysis."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Intuition, Rest)

"I feel like Zsa Zsa Gabor's sixth husband. I know what I'm supposed to do, but I don't know how to make it interesting."
- Milton Berle
(Related: Husband)

"The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains, from imprisonment, from enslavement by others. The rest is extension of this sense, or else metaphor."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Freedom, Imprisonment, Metaphor, Rest, Sense)

"If I, taking care of everyone's interests, also take care of my own, you can't talk about a conflict of interest."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Care, Conflict, Interest, Talk)

"Achieving price stability is not only important in itself, it is also central to attaining the Federal Reserve's other mandate objectives of maximum sustainable employment and moderate long-term interest rates."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Interest, Objectives, Stability)

"I'm sort of an experimenter; I thought it'd be interesting to play around and see what's there."
- Corbin Bernsen
(Related: Thought, Play)

"They sent me some tapes of the original Mole and I thought it was pretty intriguing. I'm sort of an experimenter; I thought it'd be interesting to play around and see what's there. It was fun. Turned out to be good."
- Corbin Bernsen
(Related: Thought, Fun, Play, Pretty)

"I'm not interested in having an orchestra sound like itself. I want it to sound like the composer."
- Leonard Bernstein
(Related: Sound, Want)

"A revolution is interesting insofar as it avoids like the plague the plague it promised to heal."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Revolution)

"I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Peace, Time, Tax, Grace, Grief, Rest, World)

"Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made."
- John Berryman
(Related: Tax)

"That includes not cutting down the rain forest, and stop polluting the ocean because once we kill the coral reefs and the rain forest, this earth is toast."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: Earth, Ocean, Rain)

"We like to think of film and music as art, but actually art is something that is not restricted."
- Ahmed Best
(Related: Art, Music, Film)

"I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered."
- George Best
(Related: Money, Birds, Rest)

"The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth."
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Related: Heart, Chance, Rest, Will, Worth)

"People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors."
- John Betjeman
(Related: People, Gardens, Houses, Public)

"For some ungodly reason, I end up being naked in a lot of stuff. But there is a certain grace and kudos that come with taking your clothes off on the first day, a respect that is given by the rest of the cast."
- Paul Bettany
(Related: Being, Clothes, Day, End, First, Grace, Reason, Respect, Rest)

"I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Politics, Interest, Morals)

"I would say that one of the things that we are proud of is that we are attracting very interesting guest stars. One is Tyne Daly, who has done a wonderful job."
- Michael Biehn
(Related: Guest, Job, Stars)

"I'm not going to give up doing interesting things. I'm going to do it as long as I possibly can and hopefully have longevity in this business."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Business, Longevity)

"Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Principles, Public)

"Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me."
- Ambrose Bierce
"An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Taste)

"Sabbath - a weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: God, Fact, Sabbath, World)

"Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Compromise, Nothing, Satisfaction, Thinking)

"As an artist I have an even more abiding interest in the compact between the Arts and Government."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Government, Artist, Interest)

"It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Development, Belief, Interest)

"My restless, roaming spirit would not allow me to remain at home very long."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Home, Spirit)

"Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Man)

"One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Man)

"Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Honesty, Wealth, World)

"I like travelling and if I have to come to Hollywood to make a movie I will, but otherwise I'd never move there. It's very much an industry town and that doesn't really interest me."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Hollywood, Interest, Will)

"If there are similarities, it's simply because the same thoughts that occurred to other people also occurred to me. I'd be astonished if anyone could come up with any truly original powers that were at all interesting any more."
- Brad Bird
(Related: People, Thoughts)

"Every time I started going in the direction of thinking how it might turn out, I started to just turn my brain around and not go there, because I think the surest way to guarantee that you won't win is to assume that you will."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Time, Direction, Thinking, Will)

"That's not the part of the story that I'm interested in, anyway. The part that I'm interested in is all the personal stuff. I tried to base the powers on family archetypes."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Family)

"It's the irrational things that interest me."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Interest)

"I work hard, and I tend to play hard. I very seldom rest hard."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Work, Play, Rest)

"I want to keep my attractiveness as long as I can. It has to do with vitality and energy and interest."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Energy, Interest, Vitality, Want)

"I'm a very nurturing kind of person and a sort of a homemaker. I'm just interested in things remaining fresh."
- Jacqueline Bisset
"We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Life, Character, Interest)

"Marriage has just never interested me."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Marriage)

"Now that rock is turning 50, it's become classical in itself. It's interesting to see that development."
- Bjork
(Related: Development, Now)

"I get obsessed by little nerdy things in my corner that no one else is interested in."
- Bjork
"I'm not going to talk like I know about politics, because I'm a total amateur, but maybe I can be a spokesperson for people who aren't normally interested in politics."
- Bjork
(Related: Politics, People, Talk)

"You must never underestimate the power of the eyebrow."
- Jack Black
(Related: Power)

"I had given up the guitar between '75 and '78. I completely lost interest. I was sick of hearing other guitar players and I was tired of my tunes."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Guitar, Hearing, Interest)

"What the Court really has refused to recognize is the fundamental interest all individuals have in controlling the nature of their intimate associations."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Nature, Court, Interest)

"The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights."
- William Blackstone
(Related: Rights, Nothing, Protection, Public)

"The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind."
- William Blackstone
(Related: Law, Liberty, Man, Mankind)

"When I was young, I just sat down and started playing Chopsticks at the piano. I got so far and then lost interest. Eventually, I regained it and started writing songs."
- Otis Blackwell
(Related: Interest, Songs, Writing)

"And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint."
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Thought, Heart, Control, Emotion, Restraint)

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

"What is interesting in this is the exchange of music that occurred between New Orleans and Cuba, I mean, they had ferries that would go from one port to another."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Music)

"In those days the big U.S. labels didn't have any particular interest in the Latin market."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Interest)

"It was very interesting, and we went to Germany and we toured Germany like we were a German band in 1985."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Germany)

"I didn't do drugs, I never did do drugs. Never. I don't have any story of drugs, you know, to speak of. Never did drugs, never was interested in drugs and then I wasn't interested in the people around the drugs."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: People, Drugs)

"About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs."
- Manolo Blahnik
(Related: Fantasy, Madness, Rest)

"In truth, the only restrictions on our capacity to astonish ourselves and each other are imposed by our own minds."
- David Blaine
(Related: Truth)

"The bottom line is these techniques have hurt our image around the world, the damage they have done to our interests far outweighed whatever benefit they gave us and they are not essential to our national security."
- Dennis C. Blair
(Related: Hurt, National security, World)

"Initially charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest I was held for 36 hours, was beaten by cops and made to stand spread eagled against the cell wall for 12 hours with no food or water, until I collapsed. Everyone was strip searched on the way in."
- John Blair
(Related: Food, Police, Water)

"The Exorcist has been a very interesting cross to bear."
- Linda Blair
"We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world."
- Tony Blair
(Related: American, Evil, Friends, Rest, Tragedy, Will, World)

"Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained."
- William Blake
"I do not intend, we do not intend, that any party shall survive, if we can help it, that will lay the confiscating hand upon Americans in the interest of England or of Europe."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Americans, EnglEurope, Help, Interest, Party, Will)

"The aristocracy of Western Europe has absolutely tabooed silver in those countries and driven it away from there. Here it finds its only resting place."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Aristocracy, Countries, Europe)

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

"Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette."
- Bill Blass
(Related: Women, Glamour)

"What we have to do is to find a solution that the interests of the national teams are respecting the interests of the clubs. And also the clubs they shall respect the interests and the aspirations of national teams."
- Sepp Blatter
(Related: Aspirations, Respect, Solution)

"The source of wealth is from individuals with little or no history of interest in the game, who have happened upon football as a means of serving some hidden agenda."
- Sepp Blatter
(Related: History, Wealth, Football, Interest)

"I've been campaigning like anything for restoring these changes. For 27 years. I wrote a book about it, well, a portion of the book was devoted to these scenes and why they should have been in the movie."
- William Peter Blatty
(Related: Years)

"Horror does not interest me, and so I know little of its practicioners, old or current."
- William Peter Blatty
(Related: Horror, Interest, Old)

"It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Nature, Belief, Acceptance, Existence, Rejection, Spirits, Theory, Unbelief, Unity)

"I was modeling with an agency in New York and a manager with the agency introduced himself to me one day and he said he had auditions for someone my age. He asked if I would be interested in doing some."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Age, Manager, Day)

"I think that's what makes life interesting - the evolution of getting older, and it's kinda fascinating to me, the whole process."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Life, Evolution)

"It seems that this situation is not restricted to science but is more generally human."
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Science)

"I remember seeing some little wrinkles in my early 30s and thinking they were interesting. But you know the horror of it is that the screen image has to be perfect."
- Claire Bloom
(Related: Horror, Thinking)

"I am interested in the art. I'm a professional woman."
- Claire Bloom
(Related: Art, Woman)

"I'm trying to mix the cool, independent stuff with the big stuff, but it's been difficult finding the right roles. It's been an interesting ride as far as my career pendulum is concerned."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Career, Right, Trying)

"I'm always amazed at anyone's interest in what I have to say."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Interest)

"My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Religion, Mother, Dance, Day, Interest, Sun, Woman)

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

"After September 11, when the United States took action to overthrow the Taliban, our interests and Iran's aligned, and we were able to coordinate quietly but effectively."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Action, states, United)

"Being branded number one restaurant in the world is actually very humbling."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Being, World)

"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)

"Mr. President, the buzz saw that your healthcare bill ran into wasn't lobbyists and special interests it was tens of millions of American's who were saying, 'Stop!'"
- John Boehner
(Related: American, Healthcare, President, Saying)

"I think the government should do everything they possibly can to, to bring this crisis to an end; and that means going after BP, enforcing the laws that are on the books, and restoring the gulf to its original condition."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, Books, Crisis, End, Laws)

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

"I suspect that no community will become humane and caring by restricting what its members can say."
- Derek Bok
(Related: Caring, Community, Will)

"If I were to say what I really think I would be arrested or shut away in a lunatic asylum. Come on, I am sure that it would be the same for everyone."
- Roberto Bolano
"And once I know what the first page is, then the rest will come."
- William Bolcom
(Related: First, Rest, Will)

"O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast."
- Anne Boleyn
(Related: Death, Quiet, Rest)

"So I think that we're in a very heightened and somewhat unusual period of politics and polling around the countries that New Zealanders take close interest in."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: Politics, Countries, Interest)

"The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them."
- Henry Bolingbroke
(Related: Knowledge, First, Principles, Word)

"We thought about it, what we want to tell, and I didn't want to move it directly into the Nazi times. I thought it's much more interesting to see how BloodRayne became BloodRayne."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Thought, Want)

"Diplomacy is not an end in itself if it does not advance U.S. interests."
- John Bolton
(Related: Diplomacy, End)

"One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child's name and how old he or she is."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Life, Name, Old, Rest)

"There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Men, Fear, Interest)

"The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Man, Poor)

"A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Fight, Rights, Man, Will)

"Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Men, Fear, Interest, Self, Self interest)

"I'm interested in the real world."
- Edward Bond
(Related: World)

"I'm not interested in an imaginary world."
- Edward Bond
(Related: World)

"It's politely assumed that democracy is a means of containing and restraining violence. But violence comes not from genes but from ideas."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Ideas, Democracy, Violence)

"For the vast majority of places in America, there is no way you can build a security system such as we have here because of the high priority this rates in terms of terrorist interests."
- Kit Bond
(Related: America, Majority, Security)

"I haven't heard from Bobby since May when we had our conversation, but then this thing broke last week, where they arrested him, and we were watching what was going on on the whole deal, and I was actually flabbergasted, at what the then police chief Parks was saying."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Conversation, May, Police, Saying)

"Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Countries, Dignity, Poor)

"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)

"The resources of our continent attract, more than ever, the interests of rich countries."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Countries)

"But the Western countries that link their partnership with the poorest countries with respect for democracy also have to consider that they have obligations towards these countries."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Countries, Democracy, Partnership, Respect)

"Not everybody likes or understands a drum solo, so I like to bring in effects and sounds to keep their interest."
- John Bonham
(Related: Interest)

"It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Importance)

"I thought there had to be something I could do because it seemed crazy that, in addition to the psychological tragedy each woman has to face, came also all the rest."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Thought, Rest, Tragedy, Woman)

"I was very restless, but finally I found my way."
- Emma Bonino
"Since the September 11 attacks, nearly 400 individuals have been arrested by the Justice Department as a result of ongoing investigations into international terrorism. Of that total, over half were convicted as a result of their actions."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Actions, Justice, Result, Terrorism)

"Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Life, People, Idea, Achievement, Creativity, Hope, Possibility, Fun)

"People underestimate me, but I've always been a stretch runner."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: People)

"When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Film, First)

"The bad guys are not typical; they are not just bad, they are interesting. They might be good or bad."
- Jan de Bont
"Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Soul, Curiosity, Influence, Man)

"Then the album created a tremendous furor and got me kicked off Christian television for two months, and then restored after they settled down and listened to the music and realized there was nothing wrong with it."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Music, Christian, Months, Nothing, Television, Wrong)

"This may surprise you, but I was arrested in high school."
- Pat Boone
(Related: May, School)

"The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight-seeing.""
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Experience, People, Adventure)

"We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: God, Responsibility, World)

"Our live set's become increasingly complex recently; we've been doing stuff that's been vastly too much information for most people to deal with and I think it's quite interesting watching how people behave in those situations, under those circumstances."
- Sean Booth
(Related: People, Circumstances, Information)

"So we should preserve it. I don't think that digital storage is necessarily a good thing, but I definitely think that digital manipulation is interesting."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Manipulation)

"A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Heart, Dancing, Fire, Tongue)

"The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Food, Time, Mother, Father, Prejudice, states, United)

"We could spend time together during the day and just kind of talk and enjoy each other and enjoy the moment. But it was interesting we both knew that once you walk through the gates of that stadium, then it was on, the game was on."
- Ralph Boston
(Related: Time, Day, Talk)

"Our success in this matter is important to all Americans. Whether you are in the forest land business or just enjoy the shade of a majestic oak gracing your lawn, we all have an interest in this important issue."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Business, Success, Americans, Interest, Land, Oak)

"Soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession."
- Ian Botham
(Related: Sports, Being, Cricket, Growing up, Profession, Soccer, Trials)

"I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage - which no previous society has ever believed."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Love, Marriage, Society, Sex)

"Kant and Hegel are interesting thinkers. But I am happy to insist that they are also terrible writers."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Writers)

"The first legislation that I produced relating to the Internet was a bill to overturn a restriction inside of the law that prohibited the Internet backbone from being used for anything other than research and scientific and educational communication."
- Rick Boucher
(Related: Being, Communication, First, Internet, Law, Legislation, Research)

"I think that the balance needs to be restored, and I would note that in the camp in which I am in, one finds libraries, universities, the Internet industry, the manufacturers of digital media, and consumers."
- Rick Boucher
(Related: Balance, Internet, Libraries, Media, Needs)

"What we can do now is contribute to a clearer understanding of what happened that day on Everest in the hope that the lessons to be learned will reduce the risk for others who, like us, take on the challenge of the mountains."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Hope, Challenge, Day, Mountains, Now, Risk, Understanding, Will)

"I don't know what being an Everest guide means. I am a coach, not a guide."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Being, Coach)

"I am not sure the others are as committed as Rob Hall and Scott Fischer. I think there is more business now, and I know it will be impossible to stop this Everest business."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Business, Now, Will)

"I respect Everest very much."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Respect)

"People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests."
- James Bovard
(Related: Government, Lie, People, Now, Politicians, Public, Right)

"The more expansive government is, the more perils people face in daily lives, be it from IRS agents or from child support services, or from other agencies that often have little or no legal restraints on their power."
- James Bovard
(Related: Government, Legal, Power, People, Support)

"Well, one of the first things is to restore the rule of law, to place the government back under the cage of law. Another thing is to stop falling for the myth of democracy."
- James Bovard
(Related: Government, Democracy, First, Law, Myth)

"Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Experience, Fact)

"Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in."
- David Bowie
(Related: Songs)

"I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist. I mean, I really do just write and record what interests me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way."
- David Bowie
(Related: Artist, Being)

"The American people know that every day 3,000 kids begin to smoke, 1,000 of them die an early death. They're not going to allow us to go forward this year and not have comprehensive bipartisan legislation. It's in everybody's best interest."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Death, People, American, Day, Interest, Kids, Legislation)

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

"It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women to fully participate in its society, and this includes the right to vote and run for office."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Women, Society, Interest, Office, Right, Vote)

"They've also asked me now to start on another series that we're gonna do after this Frontier Earth. But it's not science fiction, it's more in the Mystery and Crime division and that's another area I'm very interested in."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Science, Crime, Earth, Fiction, Mystery, Now)

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

"The Democratic Party had no idea how to use the Internet. They treated it like free money and then kept on doing all the rest of the things they normally do."
- Wes Boyd
(Related: Money, Idea, Internet, Party, Rest)

"Her death contributed to my later interest in studying biochemistry, an interest that has not been fulfilled in the sense that my accomplishments remain more at the basic than the applied level."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Death, Accomplishments, Interest, Sense)

"What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt - it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn't want to go anywhere else."
- Hal Boyle
(Related: People, Doubt, Want)

"I love children and I love men, but I can't commit to either for the rest of my life."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Life, Love, Men, Children, Rest)

"I am very fortunate to have a career. I always have to act. I don't know if I'll have a career to support it for the rest of my life, but I know I'll always act."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Life, Act, Career, Rest, Support)

"He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world."
- Anna C. Brackett
(Related: Letters, Man, Rest, Struggle, World)

"My experience of ships is that on them one makes an interesting discovery about the world. One finds one can do without it completely."
- Malcolm Bradbury
(Related: Experience, Discovery, Ships, World)

"Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me.After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Bed, Day, Rest)

"Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved."
- Bill Bradley
(Related: Time, Environment, Mountains, Quiet)

"I'd watch my father get up at 5 o'clock and go down to the Eastern Market in Detroit to do the shopping for his restaurant, and get that business going and then go out on his vending machine business."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Business, Father, Machine)

"My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic, worked in a restaurant, always had a second job."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Mother, Job)

"There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us."
- F. H. Bradley
(Related: Interest)

"It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least."
- F. H. Bradley
(Related: Nature, Change, Sympathy, Economy, Help, May)

"My husband and I were very in love, and I had no reason to suspect that his interests lay anywhere else."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Love, Husband, Reason)

"I always liked the story of Noah's Ark and the idea of starting anew by rescuing the things you like and leaving the rest behind."
- Zach Braff
(Related: Idea, Rest)

"You are dealing with people who have taken the responsibility of killing their own because they think that they are right, they think that they are serving the interests of their people. They not going to give that up easily, just because you've shown up."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: People, Killing, Responsibility, Right)

"I sometimes ponder on variation form and it seems to me it ought to be more restrained, purer."
- Johannes Brahms
"When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: Body, Eyes, Fish, Reality, Spirit, Want, Water)

"Again, with two small children it's incredibly hard to commit yourself to anything because you're just getting interested in it and someone comes along and goes I want Thomas The Tank Engine on, and screams the place down until you put it on."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Children, Want)

"In a world in which the total of human knowledge is doubling about every ten years, our security can rest only on our ability to learn."
- Nathaniel Branden
(Related: Knowledge, Ability, Rest, Security, World, Years)

"The war imbued my tin soldiers with quite a new interest. It was impossible to have boxes enough of them."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: War, Interest, Soldiers)

"I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I - if I'm not interested in something, I don't grasp it."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Old, School, Tests, Understanding, Years)

"I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Being, Order)

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

"A formally recognized equality does, however, accord the smaller nations a position which they should be able to use increasingly in the interest of humanity as a whole and in the service of the ideal."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Equality, Humanity, Interest, Nations, Service)

"Let us return, however, to the League of Nations. To create an organization which is in a position to protect peace in this world of conflicting interests and egotistic wills is a frighteningly difficult task."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, Nations, World)

"If the story's interesting and it's a compelling script, I'd be thrilled to be a part of it."
- Andre Braugher
"The fact is that the diversity in this political class serves the same interest as diversity in any arena, which is it stirs the competitive pot."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Class, Diversity, Fact, Interest)

"To me, that means getting back to the point where our Constitution means that you don't tap people's phones and poke into their e-mail and you don't arrest people and keep them hidden for a year and a half without charging them."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: People, Constitution)

"I'm used to people not paying me a whole lot of attention and underestimating me and, frankly, for me a big challenge is to have people believe that I can be the president of the United States."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: People, Attention, Challenge, President, states, United)

"Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: Men, Women, African, Americans)

"I am interested in the study of music and the discipline of music and the experience of music and music as a esoteric mechanism to continue my real intentions."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: Experience, Music, Discipline, Intentions, Study)

"The word music is a convenient way to talk about what I'm interested in, but actually, in some ways, it's a limitation."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: Music, Talk, Word)

"Sex and obscenity are not synonymous. Obscene material is material which deals with sex in a manner appealing to prurient interest."
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Related: Sex, Deals, Interest)

"Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life, has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest to mankind through the ages."
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Related: Life, Sex, Force, Interest, Mankind, Motive)

"In my second year, after moving to the Medical School, I began the courses of Anatomy and Physiology. I had begun to see that I was interested in cells and their functions."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Medical, School)

"I also became interested in chemistry and gradually accumulated enough test tubes and other glassware to do chemical experiments, using small quantities of chemicals purchased from a pharmacy supply house."
- Sydney Brenner
"During this period, I became interested in how the new techniques of cloning and sequencing DNA could influence the study of genetics and I was an early and active proponent of the Human Genome Sequencing Project."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Genetics, Influence, Project, Study)

"Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Interest, News, Public, Television)

"If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Impatience, Interest, Man, News, Profit, Public, Tears)

"I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Life, Beer, Job, Newspapers, Rest, Writing)

"It won't make for a quiet life but it will make for an interesting paper vastly more significant because it is doing something only a daily paper can do."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
(Related: Life, Quiet, Will)

"I mean those people who are interested in good government will certainly contribute in order to make certain there's some counter-balance to those whose interests in good government is less."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Government, People, Order, Will)

"Dangerous because your present Administration and its specialized agencies by all accounts know no restraint in hitting out at any perceived enemy of America, and nobody or nothing can protect one from their vindictiveness."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: America, Enemy, Nothing, Present, Restraint)

"The goal, I submit, is obvious: subjugating the world (which is barbarian, dangerous, envious and ungrateful) to US power for the sake of America's interests."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: Power, Goal, America, World)

"The predominant yardstick of your government is not human rights but national interests."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: Government, Rights, Human rights)

"A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests."
- Aristide Briand
(Related: History, Battle, Conservation, Country, Heroism, Justice, Right, Troops)

"I've always been interested in the history of the West, our country and particularly as it relates to the Native Americans - the original Americans."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: History, Americans, Country, Native Americans)

"Were I a cloud I'd gather My skirts up in the air, And fly well know whither, And rest I well know where."
- Robert Bridges
(Related: Rest)

"The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires."
- Dorothy Corkville Briggs
(Related: Breeding, Comparisons, Feeling, Jealousy)

"So that would be a classic mixed message to young women: you should look a certain way that's going to destroy your reproductive system and your sexual appetite, but at the same time, you should be interested in sex!"
- Susie Bright
(Related: Time, Appetite)

"Why can't teachers end up owning schools, the way waiters can open their own restaurants?"
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: End, Open, Restaurants, Schools, Teachers)

"Teacher unions are an interest group that acts in defense of their own interests, which means the union bosses' interests, not the members."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Bosses, Defense, Interest)

"I think the Iraq War is not particularly tailored to American interests."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: War, American, Iraq)

"In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens."
- David Brin
(Related: America, Being, Enemy, Glory, Nurses, Rest, Terror, Violence)

"But it is a delightful challenge to try to depict interesting aliens."
- David Brin
(Related: Challenge)

"I find humans tremendously interesting."
- David Brin
"Mostly I enjoy the restaurants (my husband is a chef), though I wish we had a wider diversity of ethnic food."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Food, HusbDiversity, Restaurants)

"I've been interested in watching the level of conservative misinformation that circulates through the media."
- David Brock
(Related: Conservative, Media)

"It is like visiting one's funeral, like visiting loss in its purest and most monumental form, this wild darkness, which is not only unknown but which one cannot enter as oneself."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Darkness, Loss)

"If you like to read, sometimes it's interesting just to go and see what the reality is, of the word, of the seedy or not so seedy fiction writer, the drunk or sober poet... Sometimes you can go looking for illumination."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Fiction, Reality, Word, Writer)

"It's interesting because you feel on the one hand, we understand people from what the say, and in another sense, you'd think that you'd be able to convey more through dialogue."
- Adrien Brody
(Related: People, Sense)

"Speaking generally, people who are drawn to journalism are interested in what happens from the ground up less than they are from the top down."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: People, Journalism)

"A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Mind)

"I've always worked a bit like a cook in a big restaurant, where you've got lots and lots of things laid out and you go and look into one cauldron and you look into the other and you see what's coming to the boil."
- Peter Brook
"What is interesting about self-analysis is that it leads nowhere - it is an art form in itself."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Art, Self)

"I'm not interesting enough on my own that you'd want to see a film about me."
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Film, Want)

"I'd still like to see 'Survivor' minus the planned show-biz parts. That would be the purest form of show business - I want to see someone so hungry that they eat somebody else's foot."
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Business, Want)

"The system that enables the most people to earn the most success is free enterprise, by matching up people's skills, interests, and abilities. In contrast, redistribution simply spreads money around. Even worse, it attenuates the ability to earn success by perverting economic incentives."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Money, Success, People, Ability, Contrast)

"America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams."
- David Brooks
(Related: Dreams, Politics, America, Aspirations, Culture, Democracy, Personality)

"While I'm playing baseball, I'm still writing songs and having tapes sent to me. I'm sure I'll spend a lot of time in the whirlpool resting these tired bones, so I'll be thinking of music then."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Music, Time, Baseball, Songs, Thinking, Writing)

"We rest our case on the production numbers."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Numbers, Production, Rest)

"Whatever insults my State insults me."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Insults, State)

"If I desired to kill the senator why did I not do it? You all admit that I had him in my power."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Power)

"I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Injury, Opinion, Question, Self)

"But, sir, they have written me down upon the history of the country as worthy of expulsion, and in no unkindness I must tell them that for all future time my self-respect requires that I shall pass them as strangers."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: History, Time, Country, Future, Self, Strangers, Unkindness)

"But if I had committed a breach of privilege, it was the privilege of the Senate, and not of this House, which was violated. I was answerable there and not here."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Privilege, Senate)

"They had no right, as it seems to me, to prosecute me in these Halls; nor have you the right in law or under the Constitution, as I respectfully submit, to take jurisdiction over offenses committed against them."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Constitution, Law, Right)

"My interests are different now than they were thirty years ago."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Now, Years)

"There is no stopping the world's tendency to throw off imposed restraints, the religious authority that is based on the ignorance of the many, the political authority that is based on the knowledge of the few."
- Van Wyck Brooks
(Related: Knowledge, Authority, Ignorance, Religious, World)

"The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Success, Failure)

"Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Flattery, Imitation, Listening, May)

"Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors."
- James Broughton
(Related: Poets)

"What remains constant for me, during the last 15 years, has been the conviction that the cold war was a calamity for the entire world, and that it can be justified by no consideration of theory, nor by any supposed national interest."
- Earl Browder
(Related: War, Calamity, Consideration, Conviction, Interest, Theory, World, Years)

"I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest."
- A. Whitney Brown
(Related: Society)

"So I quit my job and went to the New England Culinary Institute for the full two years and worked in the restaurant industry after that until finally I thought I had a grasp on what I needed to do what I do."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Thought, England, Job, Years)

"When you live in a place, you're not just taking from it, you're contributing to it. In America I would never be able to make myself a person who could contribute. I wasn't interested in that society; I was interested in this society."
- Bryan Brown
(Related: Society, America)

"The whole schizophrenia angle interested me. When I first started working on it, I thought I would play up that angle more than I ended up doing. The religious aspect of the story was also a draw."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Thought, First, Play, Religious)

"You kind of hope that the events themselves are interesting. I think that's what you have to hope for, that on a broad level it's an interesting story."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Hope, Events)

"I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that, and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree. Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my main interests in my teenage years."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Influence, Reading, Teenage, Years)

"When I was a teenager, 'Playboy' was the most interesting magazine in the world, and not just for the playmates. I liked the interviews and the stories, and all that, but nowadays most of the stuff in there doesn't interest me."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Interest, World)

"I think people should have the legal right to hurt themselves without fearing that they're going to get locked up for doing so. But on a personal level, if someone I loved was hurting himself or herself in front of me, I would, of course, try to restrain them."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Legal, People, Hurt, Right)

"I think politics is important. It's how we run our society. I think it should be natural to have an interest in the subject, and I almost don't understand why some people don't."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Politics, Society, People, Interest)

"My interest in secret societies is the product of many experiences, some I can discuss, others I cannot."
- Dan Brown
(Related: Interest)

"Why my interest in writers? Well, I'm one, and many of my friends are writers. I know what it's like to write. I'm interested in the creative process. I'm fascinated by the disparity between who we are on the outside, and what we have bubbling away inside us."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Friends, Interest, Writers)

"We must then build a proper relationship between the richest and the poorest countries based on our desire that they are able to fend for themselves with the investment that is necessary in their agriculture, so that Africa is not a net importer of food, but an exporter of food."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Countries, Desire, Investment)

"We have to restore power to the family, to the neighborhood, and the community with a non-market principle, a principle of equality, of charity, of let's-take-care-of-one-another. That's the creative challenge."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Power, Equality, Family, Challenge, Charity, Community)

"Pension reform can be hard to talk about. In the long run, reform now means fewer demands for layoffs and less draconian measures in the future. It's in the best interest of all Californians to fix this system now."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Future, Interest, Now, Reform, Talk)

"I'm not interested in trying to work on people's perceptions. I am who I am, and if you don't take the time to learn about that, then your perception is going to be your problem."
- Jim Brown
(Related: Time, Work, People, Perception, Perceptions, Trying)

"My favourite quality workout is 6 X 5 minutes with 1 minute rest between each."
- Jonathan Brown
(Related: Quality, Rest)

"In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait."
- Les Brown
(Related: Business, People, Audiences, Commerce, Day, Television)

"The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places."
- Louise Brown
(Related: People, Books, Hearing, Importance, Influence, Reading, Result)

"The surest way to return to the people's business is to listen to the people themselves: We need to drop this whole scheme of federally controlled health care, start over, and work together on real reforms at the state level that will contain costs and won't leave America trillions of dollars deeper in debt."
- Scott Brown
(Related: Business, Health, Work, People, America, Care, Debt, State, Will)

"This year, we are going to take our government out of the hands of corporate special interests and put it back into the hands of Ohio families - where it belongs."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Government, Corporate)

"This drug coverage program was clearly designed by Republicans in Congress to serve the interests of the drug and insurance industries. America's seniors were an afterthought."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: America, Congress, Republicans)

"I was interested in science before I even knew what science was."
- George E. Brown, Jr.
(Related: Science)

"When you have nothing important or interesting to say, don't let anyone persuade you to say it."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Nothing)

"I told my father I wanted to play the banjo, and so he saved the money and got ready to give me a banjo for my next birthday, and between that time and my birthday, I lost interest in the banjo and was playing guitar."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Money, Time, Birthday, Father, Guitar, Interest, Play)

"The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!"
- Robert Browning
(Related: Rest, Shakespeare)

"Never underestimate the power of a simple tool."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Power)

"I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world."
- David Bruce
(Related: Time, Thought, Fact, Respect, Rest, states, United, World)

"Well all the big companies are really panicked by the internet thing and all that, and sales went down, although sales have gone up again in this country a bit and also the big companies, because they're so big, they need big sales really so they're not really interested."
- Jack Bruce
(Related: Country, Internet, Sales)

"Trials are no longer about freeing the innocent, punishing the guilty, and making restitution to the injured. They have devolved into a contest over who will win."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Trials, Will)

"The question we all face is what sort of culture we will live in for the rest of our lives and then hand on to the next generation - one that embraces these most basic of values, or one that collapses because of their absence."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Values, Absence, Culture, Question, Rest, Will)

"Condemnatory conservatism isn't anything I'm interested in."
- David Brudnoy
(Related: Conservatism)

"I have seen this happen in recent years with regard to pharmaceuticals and vaccines, where, working together, we are improving access to medicines and vaccines for infectious diseases in the poorest countries."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Countries, Years)

"Color harmony was thrown out years ago, as restrictive chains were broken forming my free style."
- Frank Bruno
(Related: Harmony, Style, Years)

"But once you allow yourself to recognize necessity, you find two things: One you find your options so restricted that the only course of action is obvious, and, two, that a great sense of freedom comes with the decision."
- Steven Brust
(Related: Action, Decision, Freedom, Necessity, Obvious, Options, Sense)

"U.S. companies earn more from their investments in the EU than in the rest of the world combined."
- John Bruton
(Related: Rest, World)

"The E.U. has moved to combat global terrorism by instituting common European arrest and evidence warrants and creating a joint situation center to pool and analyze intelligence."
- John Bruton
(Related: Intelligence, Terrorism)

"The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Death, Desire, Hatred, Passion)

"Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Judgment, Pearls, Sound, World)

"I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just say that there is no God. They would speak disinterestedly at least, but such a person is not to be found."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: God)

"I plan on staying at Alabama for the rest of my career. I guarantee that I'll be here for you through it all, regardless of what happens."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Career, Rest)

"When Philip Glass asked me if I would be interested in doing a new recording of Jesus' Blood he assumed that I would do something similar to the first version and wanted to know what other pieces would be on the same CD."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Blood, First)

"The project which we developed, however, was for a sound piece and I was initially curious that a sculptor should be interested in working with a musician, especially on a project for radio."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Project, Sound)

"More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to."
- Bill Bryson
(Related: People, English, Rest, World)

"I don't plan to write another science book, but I don't plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting."
- Bill Bryson
(Related: Science, Trying, Writing)

"The first and most important is to emphasize the enduring nature of the alliance relationship particularly with Europe which does share our values and interests even if it disagrees with us on specific policies."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Nature, Values, Alliance, Europe, First)

"The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes."
- Martin Buber
(Related: Deep, Law, Man)

"The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men."
- James Buchanan
(Related: Men)

"The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Power, Wife, HusbStrength, Bravery, Fool, Heaven)

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

"If we're for one another, we're feminists. The rest is semantics."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Rest, Semantics)

"They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Interest, Lies, May, Public, Understanding)

"Unfortunately, the media, which are not at all reluctant to act in their own self-interest, have succeeded in equating reform in the public mind with further restrictions on just about everyone else's freedom of political speech."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Act, Freedom, Media, Mind, Public, Reform, Self, Speech)

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

"I felt Brighton was a perfect ending to a really interesting career."
- Harold Budd
(Related: Career, Ending)

"Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town."
- Zola Budd
(Related: Growing up, Nothing, Rest, Running, World)

"On the robot kit, I can choose very boring parts or I can choose exciting and interesting parts. That is a reflection of my personality and the kinds of things I am interested in."
- Bill Budge
(Related: Personality, Reflection)

"You can't be too careful what you tell a child because you never know what he'll take hold of and spend the rest of his life remembering you by."
- Frederick Buechner
(Related: Life, Rest)

"The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Money, Hope, American, Public, Rest, Will, Years)

"When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Ignorance, Pretty, Results)

"I've always believed that the facts about dancing are more interesting than the myths, and this was a great chance for me to explore how the human body does such incredible things."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Body, Chance, Dancing, Facts, Myths)

"I have lots of interests, but it's true that dancing is a very full-time job."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Dancing, Job)

"I get to the theatre in plenty of time; I prepare my shoes in advance; I eat and drink the right things at the right time. The rest you have to leave to luck!"
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Time, Rest, Right, Theatre)

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

"Hitler's dictatorship rested on the constitutional foundation of a single law, the Enabling Law."
- Alan Bullock
(Related: Dictatorship, Law)

"My first review for the TV movie The Bionic Showdown said I was as interesting as a bus ride."
- Sandra Bullock
(Related: First)

"It was both necessary and desirable for us to be so strong at sea that no Sea Power could attack us without risk, so that we might be free to protect our oversea interests, independently of the influence and the choice of other Sea Powers."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: Power, Choice, Influence, Risk, Sea)

"This fact lays on us - so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort - the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: Fear, Duty, Effort, Fact, Germany, Russia, Worth)

"For the sake of our interests, as well as of our honour and dignity, we were obliged to see that we won for our international policy the same independence that we had secured for our European policy."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: Policy, Dignity, Independence)

"One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Friendship, Gratitude, Error, Fault, Listening)

"Happiness and virtue rest upon each other; the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Happiness, Virtue, Rest)

"I'm very interested in charities. I help a lot of different charities."
- Gisele Bundchen
(Related: Help)

"The activists will not stop in trying to impose their extreme views on the rest of us, and they have now plotted out a state-by-state strategy to increase the number of judicial decisions redefining marriage without the voice of the people being heard."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: Marriage, People, Strategy, Being, Decisions, Extreme, Now, Rest, State, Trying, Voice, Will)

"The connection which formerly existed between the Government and banks was in reality injurious to both, as well as to the general interests of the community at large."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Banks, Community, Connection, Reality)

"If laws acting upon private interests can not always be avoided, they should be confined within the narrowest limits, and left wherever possible to the legislatures of the States."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Acting, Laws, Limits, states)

"There can be no assumption that today's majority is "right" and the Amish and others like them are "wrong." A way of life that is odd or even erratic but interferes with no rights or interests of others is not to be condemned because it is different."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Life, Rights, Majority, Today)

"However, when the privilege depends solely on the broad, undifferentiated claim of public interest in the confidentiality of such conversations, a confrontation with other values arises."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Values, Interest, Privilege, Public)

"A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Effect, Judgment, Poverty)

"To write is to become disinterested. There is a certain renunciation in art."
- Anthony Burgess
(Related: Art, Renunciation)

"To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life."
- Gelett Burgess
(Related: Life, Interest, Nonsense)

"The mass media in the days of newspapers and television it's hard to be able to find a story that's about just what you're interested in at the time you're interested in it."
- Guy Burgess
(Related: Time, Media, Newspapers, Television)

"Your Guardians of Freedom is a new program that enables unit commanders and Airmen to quickly communicate with people affected by and interested in the mobilization and deployment of military people."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: People, Commanders, Freedom, Military)

"I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man's bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they're not well manicured, you've got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don't want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Love, Bed, Care, Feet, Man, Rest, Want, Wonder)

"Actually, I think it's interesting that when I put the weight on, I was already with him. I don't know, maybe I felt safe. And he likes me like this. He likes me whatever size I am."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Weight)

"If you're interested or like it, but could be just as happy living in a regular town, having a regular job, maybe doing little theatre, you're better off and you'll be a happier person. This is too gut-wrenching and heartbreaking."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Job, Living, Theatre)

"But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Wisdom, Virtue, Folly, Liberty, Madness, Restraint, Vice)

"It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Wealth, Interest, World)

"If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: People, Rest, United)

"He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Nerves, Skill)

"Today, there are more opportunities for writers in terms of access to larger success, but it's more difficult to publish a literary novel in the lower ranges. In other words, you almost have to hit a home run. You can hit a triple, maybe, but nobody's interested in a single."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Home, Success, Literary, Today, Words, Writers)

"I walked out of the Chinese restaurant with a fat check, a record deal, and a box of shrimp egg foo yung!"
- Solomon Burke
"My interesting diet tips are eat early and don't nosh between meals. I mean, I can pack it away."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Diet)

"I'm not going to get in to an argument with anyone about the relative merits of Judaism and Christianity, and what it means for a Jewish kid to be a Christian - I'm just not interested in that argument."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: Christian, Christianity, Argument, Judaism)

"I cannot sleep - great joy is as restless as great sorrow."
- Fanny Burney
(Related: Joy, Sleep, Sorrow)

"To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!"
- Frances Burney
(Related: Thoughts, Friends, Opinion)

"Lawsuits - and frivolous lawsuits - are just sapping the life out of the people who perform the services and deliver the goods for the rest of the citizenry in the State of Montana."
- Conrad Burns
(Related: Life, People, Montana, Rest, State)

"Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life."
- George Burns
(Related: Life, Future, Rest)

"I look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life."
- George Burns
(Related: Life, Future, Rest)

"You know, you meet some people, and do a lot of interviews, and you come across a Buck O'Neill and you know you are going to know him for the rest of your life. The same thing happened with Curt Flood."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Life, People, Rest)

"I am passionately interested in understanding how my country works. And if you want to know about this thing called the United States of America you have to know about the Civil War."
- Ken Burns
(Related: War, America, Country, states, Understanding, United, Want)

"I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Movies, Truth, Drama, Hollywood, Past)

"I've got to restructure all my personal life now in order to accommodate public service, which is fine."
- Max Burns
(Related: Life, Now, Order, Public, Service)

"If Broadway shows charge preview prices while the cast is in dress rehearsal, why should restaurants charge full price when their dining room and kitchen staffs are still practicing?"
- Marian Burros
(Related: Dress, Kitchen, Restaurants)

"Today's restaurant is theater on a grand scale."
- Marian Burros
(Related: Theater, Today)

"Marriage is overdone. As long as there are people, people are going to find it interesting."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Marriage, People)

"I think politics can no longer be assigned to parliamentary activity and it probably never could be. But politics with a small p and the history of trade union movement really interests me."
- Saffron Burrows
(Related: History, Politics, Trade)

"The interesting thing about doing a play is to find a way to make it fresh and do it as though you were doing it for the first time."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Time, First, Play)

"We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic."
- Lance Burton
(Related: Birthday, Money, Time, Books, Christmas, Growing up, Help, Jobs, Magic, Rest)

"I'm enormously proud of the fact that Star Trek has really not just sparked an interest, but encouraged, a few generations of people to go into the sciences."
- LeVar Burton
(Related: People, Fact, Generations, Interest)

"How strange are the tricks of memory, which, often hazy as a dream about the most important events of a man's life, religiously preserve the merest trifles."
- Richard Burton
(Related: Life, Dream, Events, Man, Memory, Trifles)

"Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Music, Interest, Learning)

"Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Music)

"I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance between light and dark."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Work, Balance, Being, Light)

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Life, Power, Act, Caring, Compliment, Listening, Potential, Smile, Word)

"And what's interesting, and I don't think a lot of Americans understand this fact, is that, one, most new jobs are created by small businesses; two, most small businesses pay tax at the individual income tax, or many small businesses pay tax there."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Americans, Fact, Tax, Income, Jobs)

"I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Power, Afghanistan, Interest, Iraq, Liberty, Nation)

"I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon."
- George W. Bush
(Related: People, Rest, Will, World)

"I'm just not political. I have opinions, but there's nothing about the process that has ever interested me. I'm 22, and this is the first interview I've ever done in my life."
- Jenna Bush
(Related: Life, First, Nothing, Opinions)

"To be happy, it first takes being comfortable being in your own shoes. The rest can work up from there."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Work, Being, First, Rest)

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

"I've been perfectly happily married for 25 years, and have a nice life. Inane things don't interest me."
- Geezer Butler
(Related: Life, Interest, Years)

"The principle we call self-love never seeks anything external for the sake of the thing, but only as a means of happiness or good: particular affections rest in the external things themselves."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Happiness, Rest, Self)

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

"The private interest of the individual would not be sufficiently provided for by reasonable and cool self-love alone; therefore the appetites and passions are placed within as a guard and further security, without which it would not be taken due care of."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Care, Interest, Security, Self)

"Self-love then does not constitute THIS or THAT to be our interest or good; but, our interest or good being constituted by nature and supposed, self-love only puts us upon obtaining and securing it."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Nature, Being, Interest, Self)

"Every man is to be considered in two capacities, the private and public; as designed to pursue his own interest, and likewise to contribute to the good of others."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Interest, Man, Public)

"On the other hand, I was very much interested in the way people behaved, the human dance, how they seemed to move around each other. I wanted to play around with that."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: People, Dance, Play)

"So fantasy was fine early on, and when I discovered science fiction, I was very happy with it, because my first interest in science fiction came with an interest in astronomy."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Astronomy, Fantasy, Fiction, First, Interest)

"No one was going to stop me from writing and no one had to really guide me towards science fiction. It was natural, really, that I would take that interest."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fiction, Interest, Writing)

"In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves."
- R. A. Butler
(Related: Politics, Rest, Running, Sense, Will)

"Opinions have vested interests just as men have."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Men, Opinions)

"We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Money, Time, People, Atoms, Interest)

"The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting period. When it has come to the knowledge of good and evil it is stronger, but we care less about it."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Art, Knowledge, Care, Evil, Youth)

"Silence is sometimes the severest criticism."
- Charles Buxton
(Related: Criticism, Silence)

"People have a preconceived notion about who I am and it's interesting. It's like picking who you want to win for the Oscars and not seeing the movie."
- Amanda Bynes
(Related: People, Want)

"I get a script and it's really interesting with scripts, because you never really know. It's paper and it could be great or awful. Even scripts that are good could end up not working."
- Amanda Bynes
(Related: End)

"Architecture theory is very interesting."
- David Byrne
(Related: Architecture, Theory)

"A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life."
- Robert Byrne
(Related: Life, Politics, Man, Rest)

"Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Friendship, Life, Self)

"It is not in the interest of the German people or in the interest of world peace that Germany should become a pawn or a partner in a military struggle for power between the East and the West."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Power, People, Germany, Interest, Military, Struggle, World)

"The nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Government, Earth, Immortality)

"We intend to continue our interest in the affairs of Europe and of the world."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Europe, Interest, World)

"The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch."
- George Byron
(Related: Power, Wife, Heart, Common sense, Fact)

"There came to port last Sunday night the queerest little craft, without an inch of rigging on; I looked and looked - and laughed. It seemed so curious that she should cross the unknown water, and moor herself within my room - my daughter! O my daughter!"
- George Washington Cable
(Related: Night, Water)

"There's nothing secret about it. Everyone knows that I am waiting for my real parents, the king and queen, to come restore me to my rightful throne."
- Meg Cabot
(Related: Nothing, Parents, Queen, Waiting)

"The dearest days in one's life are those that seem very far and very near at once."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: Life)

"The way one approaches a wilderness story is to fashion a quest - find something that you are truly interested in finding or discovering."
- Tim Cahill
(Related: Fashion, Quest, Wilderness)

"In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation's seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Age, Nation, Order, Retirement, Security, Taxes)

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

"I'm not that interested in people."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: People)

"If I'm interested in what I'm doing, other people will be interested in it."
- John Cale
(Related: People, Will)

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

"A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many and various and powerful interests, combined into one mass, and held together by the cohesive power of the vast surplus in the banks."
- John C. Calhoun
(Related: Government, Power, People, Banks)

"90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Happiness, Singing)

"I'm interested in everthing but passionate about nothing."
- Jeanne Calment
(Related: Nothing)

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

"I was always fascinated by engineering. Maybe it was an attempt maybe to get my father's respect or interest, or maybe it was just a genetic love of technology, but I was always trying to build things."
- James Cameron
(Related: Love, Technology, Father, Engineering, Interest, Respect, Trying)

"We developed simple test tools to optimize imaging parameters. No company was interested in our idea."
- John Cameron
(Related: Idea, Company, Tools)

"Nuclear physics is interesting but it is unlikely to help society."
- John Cameron
(Related: Society, Help, Physics)

"If someone is interested in medicine and also in physics and they like working with people and communicate well with others, I would strongly encourage them."
- John Cameron
(Related: People, Medicine, Physics)

"I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied."
- Julia Margaret Cameron
(Related: Beauty, Longing)

"I'd be interested to read Gull's paper on it, and I wish Alan would put it in somewhere. It gives him a relevance to our times, which he doesn't otherwise have. Gull, I mean, not Alan."
- Eddie Campbell
"Dave Sim said in his latest thing of his, 'when you're on the right track, you'll know it, but until you get there, you have to believe you're on the right track'. Interesting little conundrum. It's not easy."
- Eddie Campbell
(Related: Right)

"Canadians want to see real hope restored, not false hopes raised."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Hope, Want)

"I find the most interesting and most daring scripts tend to be for independent films."
- Neve Campbell
"I don't know how anyone could vote Republican. It's so obvious that their only interest is keeping the rich rich."
- Vivian Campbell
(Related: Interest, Obvious, Republican, Vote)

"Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Art, Freedom)

"All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Thoughts, Beginning, Deeds)

"A publisher should always be on the receiving end. He should take an interest in almost any subject and remain anonymous, letting the author take center stage."
- Cass Canfield
(Related: End, Interest)

"I would like to host a show, something like travel or cooking or something like that, something I'm really interested in, and so I'm pitching a couple television shows."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Travel, Cooking, Television)

"Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Experience, Career, Careers, College, Leaders, Military, Nation, Service)

"But I tell you, I would really be interested if there was a partner we could take in, that could put them over here on the side, that would allow us full leverage and access down the road."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Road)

"I think we'll still be a family restaurant, we'll be contemporary, we'll be lifestyle, we won't be old, we won't be 60 years old in the view of the consumer."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Family, Old, Years)

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

"We will not rest until the wooden stake is punched through the heart of the Enron lawsuit against us."
- Maria Cantwell
(Related: Heart, Enron, Rest, Will)

"Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with Give us pasta with a hundred fillings."
- Robert Farrar Capon
(Related: Day, Taste, Will)

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

"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)

"There are only three sins - causing pain, causing fear, and causing anguish. The rest is window dressing."
- Roger Caras
(Related: Fear, Pain, Rest)

"It's the fans that need spring training. You gotta get 'em interested. Wake 'em up and let 'em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll."
- Harry Caray
(Related: Fans, Spring, Training)

"And, actually it was interesting because I had done a lot of traveling in the United States and Canada and Mexico on my motorcycle; and I was really, it was the first time I had really gotten out of the Minnesota area to speak of."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Time, Canada, First, states, Traveling, United)

"Then it was that were passed the laws restricting emancipation and prohibiting education."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Education, Laws)

"Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another any more till at the right hand of Christ."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Friend, Christ, Right)

"It is near thirty years since He made it sure; and since that time, though there has fallen out much sin, yet I was never out of an assurance of mine interest, nor long out of sight of His presence."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Time, Interest, Sight, Sin, Years)

"I say, traitors; as some men live upon the reward of treachery, for their quiet and liberty; if it may be called a liberty, as it is redeemed with the betraying of the interest of Christ, and the blood of His people."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Men, People, Blood, Christ, Interest, Liberty, May, Quiet, Reward, Treachery)

"I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories."
- George Carlin
(Related: People, Disease, Memories, Old)

"The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going."
- George Carlin
(Related: Family, Argument, Night)

"At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom."
- George Carlin
(Related: Death, Party)

"The rest is a mere matter of detail, to be settled with judgment, discretion, and caution."
- John Griffin Carlisle
(Related: Caution, Detail, Discretion, Judgment, Rest)

"Unless you know a lot more about something than I do, I am not really that interested. I have too much information already."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Information)

"Billy Tauzin is one of the most interesting people in Washington. He is smart, funny, and interesting."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Funny, People, Washington)

"I am really only interested in new information, not freelance opinion. I don't really care what you think off the top of your head."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Care, Information, Opinion)

"Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States, and there are already signs as Sandy mentioned that he's moving in the right direction to begin to ascertain that their trade with Iran is not used for the production of nuclear weapons."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Direction, Production, Right, states, Trade, United, Weapons)

"We met in Cracker. I played a maniac fan who murders a policeman and she did my makeup. I thought anyone interested in me looking like that must have genuinely liked me."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Thought, Makeup)

"The script will point you in certain directions and I go the opposite if I can. I try do do one thing and tell a different story with my eyes. I believe what's more interesting is always what's not being said."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Being, Eyes, Will)

"The darker the character, the more interesting."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Character)

"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)

"When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Oak, Silence)

"Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Duty, Lies, Will)

"A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Rest)

"Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Life, Enthusiasm, Today)

"You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Business, People, Months, Trying, Years)

"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: People, Friends, Months, Trying, Years)

"Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Success, Failure, Discouragement)

"Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Fear)

"At the ballet, you really feel like you're in the presence of something outside the rest of your life. Higher than the rest of your life."
- Robert Caro
(Related: Life, Ballet, Rest)

"I don't mind playing the same character, but if it's not well done, then I'm not interested."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Character, Mind)

"Life is very interesting if you make mistakes."
- Georges Carpentier
(Related: Life, Mistakes)

"I think among the retired FBI agents there are some who would not like to see him come back, but I think the people running the FBI now are interested in catching him."
- Howie Carr
(Related: People, Now, Running)

"I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Desperation, Learning)

"Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Desperation, Learning)

"Women are always complaining about men's fascination with breasts. But what if men were absolutely indifferent to breasts? What would women do then with these things that serve one function once or twice in a lifetime, and the rest of the time are just in the way?"
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Complaining, Rest)

"There's almost always a point in a book where something happens that triggers the rest of the plot."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Rest)

"I read less of everything now. With only fond memories of others' work, it will be interesting to give my own journal writing a try now."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Work, Memories, Now, Will, Writing)

"Just write about what bites you and damn the rest."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Rest)

"I write about what interests me. It's very dangerous when you try to satisfy an audience."
- Jonathan Carroll
"It was only later on that I became more interested in older music."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music)

"These wealthy people were very interested in contemporary music. They wanted to help diffuse it and get it to be known to other people."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music, People, Help)

"People say, 'You're still breast-feeding, that's so generous.' Generous, no! It gives me boobs and it takes my thighs away! It's sort of like natural liposuction. I'd carry on breast-feeding for the rest of my life if I could."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Life, People, Rest)

"I think I've still got a bit of a sado-masochistic streak in me, because if I'm not going to be restricted by corsets and covered in lace, then I still wind up wearing an ape-mask over my face. I do wonder how I get myself in these situations!"
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Wind, Wonder)

"It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Decisions, Interest)

"Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime."
- John Carter
(Related: Government, First, Opponents, Party, Public, Suspicion)

"My only interest in women's clothes is what's underneath them."
- Lynda Carter
(Related: Women, Clothes, Interest)

"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)

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

"I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces, and the measurement was basic to new science."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Science, Work)

"From a relatively early age I got interested in business."
- Steve Case
(Related: Age, Business)

"Nowadays people seem to switch schools, either because they have to, and certain schools only serve certain grades, or because they move to a different place or have some particular interest, but I was in the same school for 13 years."
- Steve Case
(Related: People, Interest, School, Schools, Years)

"My father and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things."
- Steve Case
(Related: Father, Brothers, Building, Expectation, Lawyers)

"It's stunning to me what kind of an impact even one person can have if they have the right passion, perspective and are able to align the interest of a great team."
- Steve Case
(Related: Interest, Passion, Perspective, Right)

"Advocates of unrestricted abortion do not want the public to focus on these undeniable facts of fetal development, but the facts cannot be ignored."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Development, Abortion, Facts, Focus, Public, Want)

"Legal abortion will never rest easy on this nation's conscience."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Legal, Abortion, Conscience, Nation, Rest, Will)

"For me to go back and to play for audiences some of whom have been following me for thirty years and some who have found me in the last five or six years, that's really an interesting thing. I have an audience that goes from kids to seventy year olds."
- David Cassidy
(Related: Audiences, Kids, Play, Years)

"It's been the work that has carried me and I never wanted to rest on my laurels or go back and do what I done before."
- David Cassidy
(Related: Work, Rest)

"The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Heart)

"The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Art, Freedom)

"The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Power, Church, Being, Eyes, Faces, Healing, Miracles, Perceptions, Rest)

"I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization."
- George Catlin
(Related: Men, Civilization, Now, Past, Years)

"The present moment is nice but it does not last. Living in it is like waiting in a junction town for the morning limited; the junction may be interesting but some day you will have to leave it and you do not know where the limited will take you."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: Day, Living, May, Present, Waiting, Will)

"I think I was always subconsciously driven by an attempt to restate that faith and to show where it was properly grounded, how it grew out of what a great many young men on both sides felt and believed and were brave enough to do."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: Faith, Men)

"I married a woman who is much better than me, I'm very fortunate to be with her and I know I'll be happy with her the rest of my life."
- James Caviezel
(Related: Life, Rest, Woman)

"But be that as it may, I think it is more respectful to you that I should speak to you upon and do my best to interest you in the subject which has occupied me, and in which I am myself most interested."
- Arthur Cayley
(Related: Interest, May)

"To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them!"
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine
(Related: Music, People, Hell, Prose, Reason, Restraint, Want)

"The study of music was a family interest."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Family, Music, Interest, Study)

"I had fought against the unjust restriction of immigration."
- Emanuel Celler
"You say a new era in art is preparing; you sensed it coming; continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Art, God, Rest, Will)

"I like to take pictures of lots of things: people-such as my nephews, my dogs, and just interesting objects that I see. For instance, I might take a picture of flowers by the side of the road, an old sign or a fence."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: People, Dogs, Flowers, Old, Road)

"It is unusual for Joe to be that way, but that's what interested me."
- Michael Chabon
"It's often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer not to write for specific people."
- Claude Chabrol
(Related: People, Actors, Habits, Wrong)

"The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain."
- Henry Chadwick
(Related: Success, Rain, Result)

"Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love."
- Marc Chagall
(Related: Love)

"Why do Greeks always open restaurants that fail?"
- George Chakiris
(Related: Open, Restaurants)

"Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Science, Computer, Consciousness, Mathematics, Physics)

"Anyway, there is a lot of really interesting work going on in the neuroscience and psychology of consciousness, and I would love to see philosophers become more closely involved with this."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Love, Work, Consciousness, Psychology)

"I'm more interested in seeing what the material tells me than in imposing my will on it."
- John Chamberlain
(Related: Will)

"Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Men, Day, Enemy, Interest, March, Rumors)

"The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ."
- Oswald Chambers
(Related: Friend, Christ, Earth, Shadow)

"Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please."
- Robert Chambers
(Related: Books)

"My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: Father, Children, Eyes, Memory, Shadow, Will, Winter)

"Saddam Hussein has openly admitted to the rest of the world that he had weapons of mass destruction. He used those weapons to kill his own people."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: People, Destruction, Rest, Weapons, World)

"Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Day, Nothing, Rest, Will)

"After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: First)

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

"The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there."
- Chanakya
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Spiritual)

"The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth."
- Chanakya
(Related: Power, Truth, Earth, Rest, Sun)

"The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability."
- Chanakya
(Related: Time, Knowledge, Purpose, Ability, Man, Senses)

"There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth."
- Chanakya
(Related: Friendship, Truth, Self)

"As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family."
- Chanakya
(Related: Family, Son, Causes)

"Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would see by going to the forest that straight trees are cut down while crooked ones are left standing."
- Chanakya
(Related: Trees)

"It was clear that the special interest groups in California really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country, because that was where the racial tension was the greatest."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Country, Interest, Tension)

"After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins. It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical, but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was asked to write my first book."
- Iris Chang
(Related: First, Style, Writing)

"It would be interesting if this sitcom works, so I could be doing one thing all the time instead of going back and forth between all this different media which I sort of thrive on, I'm a bit of a moving target in that way."
- Stockard Channing
(Related: Time, Media)

"The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Thought, Books, Interest, Man, Mind)

"An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Time, Christian, Earth, Heaven, May, Snow)

"Our real interest starts with our neighbors... the future is about regional economies."
- Jean Charest
(Related: Future, Interest, Neighbors)

"You can't go east and west at the same time."
- Jean Charest
(Related: Time)

"Recognizing Quebec as being different, recognizing our history, recognizing our identity, has never meant a weakening of Quebec and has never been a threat to national unity."
- Jean Charest
(Related: History, Being, Identity, Unity)

"From that moment on, there will be an irreversible process to separate Quebec from Canada."
- Jean Charest
(Related: Canada, Will)

"No part of the human community can live entirely on its own planet, with its own laws of motion and cut off from the rest of humanity."
- Hugo Chavez
(Related: Community, Humanity, Laws, Rest)

"God save us from people who do the morally right thing. It's always the rest of us who get broken in half."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: God, People, Rest, Right)

"Thus first of all in His own person He sanctified, restored, and blessed human nature."
- Martin Chemnitz
(Related: Nature, First, Human nature)

"The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that's it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Love, Sex, God, Help, Rest, Romantic)

"Anyone who's a great kisser I'm always interested in."
- Cher
"What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully."
- Victor Cherbuliez
(Related: Love, Habit, Detail, Foresight, Luck, Mind, Vanity)

"For the very first time, viewers will be able to watch their favorite shows before the rest of the world."
- Peter Chernin
(Related: Time, Favorite, First, Rest, Will, World)

"What I find very interesting about the mutual funds managers is that here are people who are the new masters of the universe. They're managing billions, yet they're subject to this quiet daily tyranny of numbers."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: People, Managers, Numbers, Quiet, Tyranny, Universe)

"In the 1920s you could buy stocks on margin. You could put 10 percent down and borrow the rest against your stocks."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Rest)

"If you go back to the time of J.P. Morgan, the world of high finance was completely wholesale. The prestigious investment banks on Wall Street appealed exclusively to large corporations, governments, and to extremely wealthy individuals."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Finance, Time, Banks, Corporations, Investment, World)

"For me the purest and truest art in the world is science fiction."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Art, Science, Fiction, World)

"Politicians neither love nor hate. Interest, not sentiment, directs them."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Love, Hate, Interest, Politicians, Sentiment)

"Swift speedy time, feathered with flying hours, Dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Beauty, Time, Flying)

"The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Life, Being)

"There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Earth)

"To me the work is so much more interesting, the parts that don't require you just to take your shirt off."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Work)

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

"I'm Chinese-American, of course, and so it's very interesting to see China actually launch their own astronauts, becoming the third nation, following the United States and Russia, to do so."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Nation, Russia, states, United)

"Technology is the fashion of the '90s. It affects everyone, and everyone is interested in it - either from fear of being left behind or because they have a real need to use technology."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Technology, Fear, Being, Fashion)

"I go to make art as who I am as a person. The fact that I am a woman comes into play maybe in the kinds of things I'm interested in or in the way I structure a canvas."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Art, Fact, Play, Woman)

"Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it."
- Julia Child
"The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love'. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Life, Lie, Cure, Humanity, Vitality, Word, Wrongs)

"Complete and total perfection will come about only when we feel that our perfection is no perfections as long as the rest of humanity remains imperfect."
- Sri Chinmoy
(Related: Humanity, Perfection, Rest, Will)

"Like my colleagues, I did about 10 to 15 town hall meetings on this issue; and what I found is people came with a sincere interest to learn, a sincere interest to cut through the rhetoric and understand how this Medicare bill impacts them in their daily lives."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: People, Interest, Meetings, Rhetoric)

"Kung fu and soccer are the two things that I was most interested in as a child."
- Stephen Chow
(Related: Soccer)

"I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Religion, Women, Work, First, Religious, University)

"At first the ancient images of the Goddess did not interest me."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: First, Interest)

"My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jews. But now my kingdom is from another place."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Fight, Now, World)

"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)

"The busier you are, the more interesting you are. The more you're off doing your thing and loving your job and your life, that's fascinating."
- Claudia Christian
(Related: Life, Job)

"I specialize in murders of quiet, domestic interest."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Interest, Quiet)

"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Husband, Woman)

"I am not going to make any commitments to the teachers union to do anything until they do something that's other than in their own self- interest. And everything they have done so far is in their self-interests, and that's it."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Interest, Self, Teachers)

"Happiness is the absence of suffering. I think it's an interesting way of looking at it. I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Happiness, Absence, Suffering, World)

"Altman works in such an interesting way, letting things occur in the film even if he didn't particularly plan them."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Film)

"The other exception where we did not at all restore the place to its original condition is the Surrounded Islands. Before we installed our fabric, we had our workers remove 42 tons of garbage off the beaches of those islands. We never brought the garbage back."
- Christo
(Related: Islands, Workers)

"The stakes are very high for us in Haiti. We have many important interests there. Perhaps the most important to me is our interest in the promotion of democracy in this hemisphere."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Democracy, Interest, Promotion)

"We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: People, Boats, Countries, Rights, Human rights, Interest, states, United)

"We see considerable strain in Russia, and that's obviously a matter of concern to us. It's in the very strong self-interest of Russia to continue on the reform path."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Concern, Reform, Russia, Self)

"I also developed an interest in sports, and played in informal games at a nearby school yard where the neighborhood children met to play touch football, baseball, basketball and occasionally, ice hockey."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Sports, Baseball, Basketball, Children, Football, Games, Interest, Play, School)

"Bill Gates finds people in Russia to hire them to Microsoft. That's the Russian interest in this process."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: People, Interest, Russia)

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

"Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the rest."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Credit, Lies, Rest, Will, World)

"A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students."
- John Ciardi
(Related: College, Interest, Students, University)

"In this business, my business, I get to meet all kinds of incredible people, fascinating people, glamorous people and sexy people and highly intellectual people. And you meet them and you go 'interesting, interesting, interesting'. They're interesting, but not very many people stop you in your tracks."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Business, People)

"I'm not interested in being Wonder Woman in the delivery room. Give me drugs."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Being, Drugs, Woman, Wonder)

"The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their interpreters, the rest of us are servants of the law, that we all may be free."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Judges, Law, Laws, May, Rest)

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

"I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: People, Man, Names, Old)

"If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Men, Belief, Error, Pleasure)

"The more we try to rest ourselves from our Egos, the deeper we sink into it."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Rest)

"We interest others by the misfortune we spread around us."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Interest, Misfortune)

"We would not be interested in human beings if we did not have the hope of someday meeting someone worse off than ourselves."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Hope, Meeting)

"I think my family and closest friends are learning about my need to withdraw, and I am learning how to restore and store my energy to both serve the community to the best of my ability and to serve my writer's heart."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Family, Heart, Ability, Community, Energy, Friends, Learning, Writer)

"All gut strings. That's just the first kind of guitar I played, it was a nylon string guitar. And to me, it's the purest form of guitar making, and I just enjoy doing it."
- Guy Clark
(Related: First, Guitar)

"I can't think of anything specific growing up that pointed me toward NASA at all. I was interested in the Moon landings just about the same as everyone else of my generation. But I never really thought about being an astronaut or working in space myself."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Thought, Being, Growing up, Moon, Space)

"There are definitely people who are stuck in the '60s and there are definitely people who think I am and it's just not true. I was performing for a long time before the '60s and I'll be doing exciting interesting things for along time to come."
- Petula Clark
(Related: Time, People)

"Europe and America must act together in the face of evil. It's high time for Americans and Europeans to restore that unity and be able to take actions collectively together."
- Wesley Clark
(Related: Time, Act, Actions, America, Americans, Europe, Evil, Unity)

"This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: God, Christ, Holiness, Man, Perfection, State)

"Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to read the Holy Scriptures."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Duty, Interest)

"We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?"
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Idea, Man, World, Youth)

"I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: God)

"Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Action, Countries, Debt, Difference, Radical, World)

"I'm not sure how aware of the rest of the world I am. I live a rather sheltered existence."
- Julian Clary
(Related: Existence, Rest, World)

"I'm currently in an interesting correspondence with a nun about forgiveness."
- Julian Clary
(Related: Forgiveness)

"It is in fact agreed that I am the plague, the cholera of the benevolent and generous men who are interested in art and that, when I show myself with my plasters, even the Emperor of the Sahara would flee."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Art, Men, Fact)

"I am not feeling any better because I cannot stay in bed, having constant cause for walking. They say I leave at night by the window of my tower, hanging from a red umbrella with which I set fire to the forest!"
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Bed, Cause, Feeling, Fire, Night, Walking)

"I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career. I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party, what my son was writing. I was thinking about Legos."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Birthday, Family, Son, Career, Children, Party, Thinking, Writing)

"What bugs me is that movies don't reflect how interesting and vibrant women are. We don't treasure women as they get older."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Movies, Women, Bugs, Treasure)

"San Francisco is an interesting place. It's always been such a nice culturally diverse environment, which it still is, but there's a lot of money there now and a lot of dot com's so it's a little different than it used to be."
- Les Claypool
(Related: Money, Environment, Now)

"What interests me is what children go through while growing up."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Children, Growing up)

"When a kid can understand that a word can mean two things, there's some real thinking going on. They have a vested interest in finding out what a word means, because it's the punch line to a joke."
- Brian P. Cleary
(Related: Interest, Thinking, Word)

"The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way, often to a not very good idea which sparked off another idea that was only slightly better, which somebody else misunderstood in such a way that they then said something which was really rather interesting."
- John Cleese
(Related: Idea)

"A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed - I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself."
- Georges Clemenceau
(Related: Life, Man)

"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)

"A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, Success, Intelligence, Morality, People, Interest, Justice)

"The resultant tales from life are stirring reader interest, survivor passions and unease among Britons."
- Francis X. Clines
(Related: Life, Interest)

"A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Hope, Self)

"Those who actually hate animals to the point of being cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us, no matter where in the world they live."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Animals, Being, Hate, Outcasts, Rest, World)

"As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and affection for the animals that share the planet with us may be a more unifying force than any other."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Affection, Animals, Force, Interest, May)

"I'm plagued with indecision in my life. I can't figure out what to order in a restaurant."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Life, Indecision, Order)

"I don't think the tabloids find me very interesting."
- Glenn Close
"Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Balance, Earth, Needs)

"I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly."
- Ty Cobb
(Related: Fire, Interest, Losing)

"When the government is handed over to the Iraqi Council on 30 June, many have declared, oh, the Americans must never leave because civil unrest may erupt. Well, I agree, we cannot abruptly depart, but Iraq needs to step up to the plate on 30 June."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Government, Americans, Iraq, June, May, Needs)

"Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Business, Death, Growth, Community, Confidence, Tax, Investment, Jobs, Will)

"Well, I'm not saying that we're solving every problem or arresting every person that ought to be arrested and deported, but we're doing a better job than has been done in the past."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Job, Past, Saying)

"A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig."
- Claud Cockburn
(Related: Hair, Information, Interest)

"Never underestimate the effectiveness of a straight cash bribe."
- Claud Cockburn
"It's interesting, as I said on the last tour in America, the audience actually came out, they had to have been the kind of fans who listened to my music via their parents, you know what I mean?"
- Joe Cocker
(Related: Music, America, Fans, Parents)

"Don't go on American Idol, I think you'll spend the rest of your life living it down and I think it's getting kinda scary, isn't it?"
- Joe Cocker
(Related: Life, American, Living, Rest)

"Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Effect, Job, Light, Literature, Originality, Rest, Spontaneity, Youth)

"It's only a drawback in the States, where most people seem to have no real interest in other countries and the notion of a novel which might offer insight into life in the UK doesn't seem to appeal very widely."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Life, People, Countries, Interest, states)

"I'd be perfectly happy never to have to answer anything again about how I work with Ethan, or whether we have arguments, or... you know what I mean? I've been answering those questions for 20 years. I suppose it's interesting to people."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Work, People, Arguments, Questions, Years)

"People that have been interested in our work for awhile... those are the last people you want to disappoint."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Work, People, Want)

"Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights for animals but in a change of heart towards animals."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Change, Legal, Heart, Animals, Rights, Interest)

"It's too bad that one has to conceive of sports as being the only arena where risks are, for all of life is risk exercise. That's the only way to live more freely, and more interestingly."
- William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
(Related: Life, Sports, Being, Exercise, Risk)

"The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. Only reverance can restrain violence - reverance for human life and the environment."
- William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
(Related: Life, Cause, Environment, Ignorance, Self, Violence)

"We have to be willing to give up all the injustices of the past that did exist - and that do exist right now. When we become interested in liberation, we then become interested in that which transcends time."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Time, Now, Past, Right)

"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)

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

"Skating has always been a major area of interest to me."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Interest)

"I worked with my coach to develop some new spiral variations to make my program more interesting. Each one is different and you'll have to wait until January to see them."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Coach)

"My initial interest, just prior to my work on cytokines, was on cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity, mostly with respect to the cells that populated these reactions."
- Stanley Cohen
(Related: Work, Interest, Respect)

"The essential meaning of perestroika for Gorbachev and his supporters was creating and acting on alternatives to failed and dangerous policies at home and abroad."
- Stephen Cohen
(Related: Home, Acting, Meaning)

"We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways."
- Edward Coke
(Related: Houses, Maxim, Old)

"Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love."
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Love, Apathy, Interest, Persecution, Tolerance)

"The Ten Commandments have never been replaced as the moral basis upon which society rests."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Society)

"The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Rebellion, Repentance, Ruin)

"I appreciated and respected kids who asked questions. They didn't do it to get attention, but because they were interested. Kids who didn't want to look dumb seemed like scared little rabbits."
- Henry Cole
(Related: Attention, Dumb, Kids, Questions, Want)

"Take the decision in early March to arrest Muqtada al-Sadr. It was made apparently without knowledge or understanding of the nature of his movement or how widespread it is."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Decision, March, Understanding)

"Public interest in most of the Middle East was slight at that time; the Arab-Israeli conflict was all that people were interested in and that was not my specialty."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Time, People, Conflict, Interest, Public)

"I also argued before the war that the administration was underestimating Arab nationalism and Iraqi nationalism, that it was not going to be as easy to rule Iraq as they thought."
- Juan Cole
(Related: War, Thought, Iraq, Nationalism)

"But September 11 marked a big change in the sense that the public was suddenly interested, and as a professor at a public university I felt a responsibility to respond to all of the inquiries about the Islamic world."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Change, Public, Responsibility, Sense, University, World)

"The only sport I'm not interested in is horse racing. That's because I don't know the horses personally."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Horses, Racing)

"It is clear from all these data that the interests of teenagers are not focused around studies, and that scholastic achievement is at most of minor importance in giving status or prestige to an adolescent in the eyes of other adolescents."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Achievement, Eyes, Giving, Importance, Teenagers)

"For to change the norms, the very foci of attention, of a cultural system is a difficult task - far more complex than that of changing an individual's attitudes and interests."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Change, Attention)

"So, through playing with Cop I realized that there is a potentially interested audience out in the world."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: World)

"When I recorded Contra la Puerta, I never really thought out doing the material live. Mostly because I haven't really seen any electronic music performed live in an interesting way."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Music, Thought)

"America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: America, Economy, Interest, Schools, Students, World)

"I've had those people very interested in my writing. Since I think of myself as a composer, I feel really good. I've had lots of guys call me up. I've gotten two or three commissions to write things. I've written lots of movie scores."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: People, Writing)

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

"You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Old, Pity)

"I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby. Writing is not easy; some people want to write books but just can't put a story together. I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: People, Baby, Books, Want, Writing)

"Ideas are all around me. If I wasn't interested in them myself, I don't think anyone else would be either."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Ideas)

"Authors change publishers because it's like being married for a long time and suddenly you want to go out and have a wild affair! No, not seriously, sometimes the deal is more interesting with a new publisher, and other times they have more enthusiasm for your books."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Change, Time, Enthusiasm, Being, Books, Want)

"I feel so very grateful to have the voice God gave me. It takes a lot of rest and training to sing, and I was lucky that I found a great teacher when I first moved to New York."
- Judy Collins
(Related: God, First, Rest, Training, Voice)

"To be honest, producing records interests me less at the moment and I really don't want to get involved in album projects that are going to take up a lot of time."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Time, Projects, Want)

"If Miles Davis hadn't died it would have been interesting to do an album with him, but there wasn't much else that would have got me into the studio... although Herbie Hancock has just been in touch about doing something and that would be an interesting combination."
- Phil Collins
"I'm just trying to do things that are interesting for me."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Trying)

"I'm not trying necessarily to become a movie star; that wouldn't be bad but that's not the aim. I'm just trying to do interesting things and go into areas where I've not been before."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Trying)

"I'm writing new songs for a Broadway version of Tarzan, which is very interesting. I think what I learned from the Brother Bear score side of things, I've brought into the new Tarzan songs. Thinking outside just guitar, bass, drums and keyboards."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Brother, Guitar, Songs, Thinking, Writing)

"Don't try to start a career in LA, unless money is all you're interested in."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Money, Career)

"How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest!"
- William Collins
(Related: Country, Rest, Sleep, Wishes)

"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Flattery, Imitation)

"The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Genius, End, Interest, May, Posterity)

"To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Courage, Enemy)

"The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Age, Excess, Interest, Years, Youth)

"Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Calamity, Confusion)

"I think the thing that has made it possible for me to write personal songs and sing them year after year is the sensibility for good writing. Just opening your veins all over the paper is not necessarily going to be interesting. I wanted to speak to people."
- Shawn Colvin
(Related: People, Sensibility, Songs, Writing)

"We are not coaching on a daily basis because we often travel with our charity and commercial interests."
- Nadia Comaneci
(Related: Travel, Charity, Coaching)

"The interval allowed was only five minutes, at the end of which I resumed the lecture; but so refreshing was the effects of the brief rest and, above all, the admission of pure air, that during the second hour the attention was as completely sustained as during the first."
- George Combe
(Related: Attention, End, First, Rest)

"Phrenology taught us that the mind thinks by means of the brain, is liable to become fatigued by too long attention, as the locomotive muscles are by too much walking; and I therefore proposed to them to take a brief rest."
- George Combe
(Related: Attention, Mind, Phrenology, Rest, Walking)